The King of Fighters 2006
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Character Profile FAQ
Version 1.0
10/23/2006

Version 1.0: Completed basic data and story for each character. Expect
             their prologues sometime soon!

Copyright 2005 Justin "discoinferno84" Boot. Any unauthorized use of this 
guide is a violation of copyright law. This guide is to be used exclusively on 
Gamefaqs (www.gamefaqs.com) and may not be publicly distributed otherwise. See 
the end of this FAQ for further explanation.

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Contents
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I.    Introduction
II.   Menu Controls
III.  Character Profiles
    1) Alba Meira
    2) Armor Ralf
    3) Athena Asamiya
    4) B. Jenet
    5) Billy Kane
    6) Chae Lim
    7) Clark Still
    8) Duke
    9) Fio
   10) Hanzo Hattori
   11) Hyena
   12) Iori Yagami
   13) Jivatma
   14) K'
   15) Kim
   16) Kula Diamond
   17) Kyo Kusanagi
   18) Kyo Kusanagi Classic
   19) Leona
   20) Lien Neville
   21) Lilly Kane
   22) Luise Meyrink
   23) Mr. Karate
   24) Mai Shiranui
   25) Maxima
   26) Mignon Beart
   27) Nagase
   28) Nightmare Geese
   29) Ninon Beart
   30) Ralf Jones
   31) Richard Myer
   32) Ryo Sakazaki
   33) Rock Howard
   34) Seth
   35) Soiree Meira
   36) Terry Bogard
   37) Wild Wolf
   38) Yuri Sakazaki
IV.   Conclusion
V.    Copyrights and Other Legal Stuff
VI.   Contact Information
VII.  Credits and Special Thanks

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I. Introduction
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Hey folks! Welcome to The King of Fighters 2006 (aka Maximum Impact 2 for all
of you in Japan), the latest installment of the King of Fighters series. This
game is chock full of combatants...38 to be exact! Longtime fans will recognize
nearly all of the fighters, some of which haven't been depicted in 3D until
now. Though there's huge roster of warriors at your disposal, each comes with
his or her unique story, background, and information, all of which can be 
unlocked once you've beaten the game with the respective character. But in
case you can't wait to get some info on your favorite character, hopefully this
little guide should serve you well.

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II. Menu Controls
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**NOTE** In order to view a character's profile, you must first beat the game
         with the character. Afterwards, return to the game's main menu, then
         select 'Profile' (it's the middle option in the second row).
         Afterward, select the character's profile you want to see. From that
         point on, the Character Profile Menu will feature a fighter's data,
         story, and prologue, as well as feature the character in their attack
         stance on the righthand part of the screen.

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Viewing Data:
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Controls                                           Effect

Left and Right Directional Buttons:    Selection among data, story, and prologue
Up and Down Directional Buttons:       Scroll up or down to view information
Circle Button:                         Menu  
X Button:                              Menu
Start Button:                          Eliminate data screens and allow for full
                                       screen character viewing
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Viewing Characters
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L1: Rotate character clockwise
L2: Rotate character counterclockwise
R1: Zoom in
R2: Zoom out
Start Button: Return to data screens

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Using Menu:
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Up and Down Directional Buttons:       Menu Selection
Circle Button:                         Confirm
X Button:                              Confirm
Triangle Button:                       Cancel
Square Button:                         Cancel

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Menu Options:
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Cancel:           Return to the profile of the character currently displayed.
Character Change: Return to the Character Selection screen
Type Change:      Toggle between a character's regular and alternate costumes.
Color Change:     Change the color pallet of the character's costume.
Main Menu:        Return to the game's Main Menu.

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III. Character Profiles
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1) Alba Meira
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Birthday: June 6
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 146 lbs
Blood Type: O
Origin: Germany
Fighting Style: Personal Style of Chinese Boxing + Martial Arts
Hobbies: Playing billiards, Driving
Favorite Things: A picture of his parents, and his kid brother, Soiree.
Likes: Sunglasses
Dislikes: Fish dishes - sashimi grosses him out most.
Special Skills: Able to remember 8-digit numbers at a single glance.
Nickname: Devil of Daybreak

Story:

Having lost their parents at the age of three, Alba and Soiree were placed in
a German orphanage. Alba escaped on his 14th birthday and came to settle finally
in Southtown where he met 'King' Fate and made a name for himself under his
tutelage. 

After Fate died in a turf war with Mephistopheles, Alba avenged his death,
defeated Mephistopheles, and subsequently became Southtown's new leader. Now
he spends his days restoring order to Southtown with Soiree and their friends.

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2) Armor Ralf
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Birthday: August 25
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 198 lbs
Blood Type: A
Origin: USA
Fighting Style: Martial Arts + Heidern's Assassination Arts
Hobbies: Collecting Knives
Favorite Things: A medal from the President
Likes: Gum
Dislikes: Snakes
Special Skills: Baseball
Nickname: The Marauding Lupine Carnivore

Story:

Ralf Jones is one of the one-eyed mercenary Heidern's men he trusts most.
Proficient in the use of all weapons, even without a knife he has safely
Returned from battlefields with the lowest survival rates, using his 
well-tempered and powerful body as a weapon. Ralf fears nothing, often
plunging into the jaws of death without concern for personal safety.

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3) Athena Asamiya
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Birthday: March 14
Height: 5'3"
Weight: 110 lbs
Blood Type: B
Origin: Japan
Fighting Style: ESP + Chinese Boxing
Hobbies: Astrology, Good at typing text messages fast.
Favorite Things: Her tea set, letters from fans.
Likes: Maple shaped bean jam bun
Dislikes: Grasshoppers
Special Skills: Lacrosse
Nickname: The Eternal Psychic Idol

Story:

Athena's the singing and dancing ESP idol/high school student. To control and
enhance her abilities as a Psycho Soldier, she trains under the master Chinese
boxer, Chin Gentsai.

She has a ticklish relationship with Sie Kensou, fellow trainee and more than
just a friend. Athena, of course, is well aware of his feelings toward her.

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4) B. Genet
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Birthday: January 23
Height: 5'5"
Weight: 108 lbs
Blood Type: AB
Origin: England
Fighting Style: LK Arts
Hobbies: nail art & violating territorial waters.
Favorite Things: Her friends of the Liline Knights, the new weapon made to
                 Liline Knights specifications
Likes: The quiet at the depth of 1000 meters undersea, Sirloin Steak (carefully
       Kept in storage)
Dislikes: Diesel-powered ships (they stink).
Special Skills: Synchronizing her stomach's clock within 1 minute of real time.
Nickname: The Corsair under the Skull and Crossbones

Story:

Actually Jennie Behrn, daughter of the Behrn family, an influential
International cartel, sh came to loathe her luxuriant but tedious life and left
home to form the Liline Knights pirate band who vow to steal for the weak and
poor.

In her dress with its skull-and-crossbones pattern, she plays the role of a
grown woman but still can't avoid her childish tendencies.

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5) Billy Kane
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Birthday: December 25
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 172 lbs
Blood Type: B
Origin: England
Fighting Style: Cudgel Arts
Hobbies: Doing laundry
Favorite Things: His kid sister (Lilly)
Likes: His kid sister's dishes.
Dislikes: Dirty clothes
Special Skills: Pole Vaulting
Nickname: The Don's Right-Hand Man

Story:

Consigliore to Geese Howard, former ruler of Southtown, and a master at cudgel
arts with his 3-joint cane. Billy was a loyal henchman to the end. After
Geese's death, Billy left the underworld to lead a quiet life with his sister
in the English countryside.

But enraged over the growing influence of new Southtown gangs led by Duke and
The Meira brothers respectively, he takes his cane in his hand once more.

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6) Chae Lim
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Birthday: May 5
Height: 5'6"
Weight: 132 lbs
Blood Type: O
Origin: South Korea
Fighting Style: Tae Kwon Do
Hobbies: Checking the food stands of Dongdaemun Markets
Favorite Things: The gloves for matches she received from Master Kim
Likes: Teddy bears
Dislikes: Liars
Special Skills: Good at making clothing (all her clothes are handmade) 
Nickname: The Tae Kwon Do Zephyr

Story:

A disciple of Kim, South Korea's leading Tae Kwon Do athlete, Chae began the
art at the age of 4and was said to be Kim's hidden weapon as she had been
banned from entering tournaments. She more than proved her ability, however,
in the last KOF.

Although she may appear similar to Kim, overly serious, strait-laced and
Placing tae Kwon Do above all, she's just a normal girl once she takes off
her gym clothes.

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7) Clark Still
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Birthday: May 7
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 232 lbs
Blood Type: A
Origin: USA
Fighting Style: Martial Arts + Heidern's Assassination Arts 
Hobbies: Collecting guns
Favorite Things: His sunglasses
Likes: Oatmeal
Dislikes: Slugs
Special Skills: Wrestling 
Nickname: The Tough, Cool Guy

Story:

He's a top mercenary who's been through many a battlefield with his sidekick
Ralf. Unlike the emotional ralf, he's a cool pro who always keeps his head. He
Mostly backs up his overly daring partner, but conversely this illustrates the
overwhelming trust Ralf places in Clark.

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8) Duke
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Birthday: Unknown
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 251 lbs
Blood Type: A
Origin: Unknown
Fighting Style: Personal Method of Fighting Arts 
Hobbies: Listening to opera
Favorite Things: Pet dogs (5 St. Bernards)
Likes: Russian-style beef cutlets
Dislikes: The scar on his neck
Special Skills: Breaking codes
Nickname: The Man Hell Coughed Up

Story:

In addition to being boss of Addes's sub-syndicate Mephistopheles, he is also
One of the Children of Kokaviel's top leaders. But he was defeated by Alba in
the previous KOF he sponsored and driven to break Mephistopheles up.

Hoping to restore his power in the syndicate this time, he pulls the wires
behind the current tournament at the behest of his bosses.

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9) Fio
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Birthday: October 2
Height: 5'2"
Weight: 95 lbs
Blood Type: O
Origin: Italy (Genova)
Fighting Style: Military Combat Arts
Hobbies: Cooking, needlework
Favorite Things: Peppino, a teddy bear who's been with her since she was born 
Likes: Ice tea (Queen Mary)
Dislikes: Hot drinks, hot baths
Special Skills: Ballroom dancing
Nickname: The Bespectacled Master Sergeant

Story:

He real name is Fiolina Germi, heiress to Italy's wealthy House of Germi. Since
her family requires a military stint of its heirs, she entered the army, but an
error landed her in the Sparrows Special Ops Squad, and sent her to the front
lines.

She always says, "It's okay, I'm fine." At a glance she appears a bit too prim,
But she's a hardened veteran of many conflicts.

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10) Hanzo Hattori
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Birthday: Unknown 
Height: Approx. 5'9" (estimate)
Weight: Approx. 132 lbs (estimate)
Blood Type: A (Speculation)
Origin: Japan (Dewa Sanchu)
Fighting Style: Iga Ninja Arts
Hobbies: Tea ceremony
Favorite Things: His family 
Likes: Sweet sesame dumplings (speculation)
Dislikes: Anti-Tokugawa insurgents
Special Skills: Ninja arts, fading into darkness
Nickname: The Ruler of the Shadowlands

Story:

A ninja who serves as the Tokugawa shogunate, Hanzo leads a ninja band active
in history's shadows to preserve the old feudal order. An ideal ninja, he
possesses dazzling mystical abilities and remains steadfast in his devotion
to duty.

He is taciturn and rarely makes his feelings known, but he is deeply fond of
his family.

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11) Hyena
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Birthday: August 17 
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 172 lbs
Blood Type: O
Origin: France
Fighting Style: Chicken Style Combat 
Hobbies: Intelligence gathering
Favorite Things: His stylish hair
Likes: Soft-boiled eggs
Dislikes: People whom he can't use
Special Skills: Sucking up, scheming, wheedling, and feigning death
Nickname: The Velvet-Tongued Toady

Story:

Hyena is Duke's henchman. His eloquence has helped him survive in the
underworld. Once Duke's lackey, Hyena went into hiding when Mephistopheles
collapsed and Duke vanished, but since he spun his abilities among underworld
media, he got an invite to KOF, and with a new curl in his bangs he heads for
the event. Just where will his "abilities" take him in the end?

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12) Iori Yagami
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Birthday: March 25
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 174 lbs
Blood Type: O
Origin: Japan
Fighting Style: The Ancient Martial Arts of Yagami + basic Instinct (Based on
                the Ways of Kusanagi) 
Hobbies: Playing in his band
Favorite Things: None
Likes: Meat
Dislikes: Violence
Special Skills: Good at all sports
Nickname: The Flame of Finality

Story:

Iori is the descendant of the Yagami who once drove away the Orochi with the
Kusanagis. The Yagami Clan was originally known as the Yasakani, but at the
conclusion of a clash with the Kusanagis, they mixed their blood with the
Orochi to gain greater power and subsequently adopted the name Yagami.

Iori shows little concern for life, his own included, and lives by the moment,
Tormented by his Orochi blood. All he is interested and obsessed by is Kyo.

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13) Jivatma
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Birthday: December 31
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 214 lbs
Blood Type: B
Origin: Indonesia
Fighting Style: ways of Punishment
Hobbies: Observing humanity
Favorite Things: His own body
Likes: A body approaching physical perfection
Dislikes: Weak bodies
Special Skills: Astrology
Nickname: The Glare from the Abyss

Story:

The boss of Kusiel, sub-syndicate of the secret syndicate Addes, and a member
Of Addes's top leaders, the Children of Kokaviel. But his origins and history
are veiled in mystery.

His sweetly polite voice belies the phony courtesy of the conceited man
nicknamed the Dark Talon. He has frightening abilities, boasting a fighting
style he brags is punishment to the weak. He faces the fighters who make it
to the finals.

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14) K'
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Birthday: Unknown 
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 143 lbs
Blood Type: Unknown
Origin: Unknown
Fighting Style: Pure Violence 
Hobbies: None
Favorite Things: None 
Likes: Beef jerky
Dislikes: KOF, Sweets
Special Skills: None
Nickname: The Better K

Story:

He's the aloof, world-weary operative from NESTS. Provided with Kyo Kusanagi's
powers, he can control flame., but his abilities are extremely unstable, so he
Wears a special glove on his right hand to keep his powers from running wild.

Along with Maxima he betrayed NESTS, presuming this restore his old memories
once it fell apart, but his past still remains as much a mystery as ever.

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15) Kim
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Birthday: December 21
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 172 lbs
Blood Type: A
Origin: South Korea
Fighting Style: Tae Kwon Do
Hobbies: Karaoke
Favorite Things: His wife and two sons 
Likes: Korean squid sashimi, Korean barbecue
Dislikes: Evil
Special Skills: Gymnastics 
Nickname: The National Tae Kwon Do Treasure

Story:

Kim is the national treasure of South Korean Tae Kwon Do, widely known for his
Strength, noble character as one who reviles evil, and his many disciples. Aware
of his obligation to the young, Kim appoints Chae to enter KOF, but unable to
forget the hot battles against strong foes, he folds and enters the tournament.

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16) Kula Diamond
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Birthday: May 29
Height: 5'5"
Weight: 106 lbs
Blood Type: Unknown
Origin: Unknown
Fighting Style: Anti-K' Arts 
Hobbies: Gathering replacement parts for Candy
Favorite Things: Candy
Likes: Strawberry sherbet, lollipops
Dislikes: Crowds, flames
Special Skills: Skating
Nickname: The Icicle Fox

Story:

An operative for the secret organization NETS, her codename is Anti-K'. She's 
able to freeze airborne moisture at will thanks to surgical modification, but
the surgery has left part of her emotionally immature. 

Initially she opposed K', but gradually came to a mutual understanding as a
result of their shared fate of having their lives ruined by NESTS. After the
destruction of NESTS, she began to work with K' and Maxima.  

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17) Kyo Kusanagi
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Birthday: December 12
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 165 lbs
Blood Type: B (Rh-)
Origin: Japan
Fighting Style: The Ancient Arts of Kusanagi + Personal Style of Chinese Boxing
Hobbies: Writing poetry
Favorite Things: His motorcycle & girlfriend (Yuki)
Likes: Broiled fish
Dislikes: Effort
Special Skills: Ice hockey
Nickname: The Purifying Flame

Story: 

He's the true heir to the Ancient Arts of Kusanagi that let him manipulate
flame. But he loathes the outdated feud between the Kusanagis and Yagamis and
their connection with the Orochi; this makes him reticent to his duties as his
bloodline's heir.

After battles with the Orochi and NESTS, fearing to involve his friends and 
family in his troubles, he roams the world but has begun to get a little
homesick.

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18) Kyo Kusanagi Classic
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Birthday: December 12
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 165 lbs
Blood Type: B (Rh-)
Origin: Japan
Fighting Style: The Ancient Martial Arts of Kusanagi + Personal Boxing Style
Hobbies: Writing poetry
Favorite Things: His motorcycle & girlfriend (Yuki)
Likes: Broiled fish
Dislikes: Effort
Special Skills: Ice hockey
Nickname: The Red Lotus of the Sun


Story:

The true heir to the Ancient Martial Arts of Kusanagi, he surpassed his father
at the mere age of 15. Seeking great strength, he traveled to test his abilities
but as a result remains a high school student, failing to meet attendance
requirements. He has a strong-willed girlfriend and an annoying groupie disciple
Shingo Yabuki.

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19) Leona
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Birthday: January 10
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 123 lbs
Blood Type: B
Origin: Unknown
Fighting Style: Martial Arts + Heidern's Assassination Arts 
Hobbies: Visiting factories
Favorite Things: None
Likes: None
Dislikes: Blood
Special Skills: None 
Nickname: The Silent Soldier 

Story:

One of the Orochi Hakketsu clan and daughter of Geidel. She has repressed the
abominable memory of having killed her parents as a result of her Orochi blood
running wild along with her other emotions.

Her adoptive father Heidern provided her the chance to work as an operative, and
she has gradually begun to open her heart thanks to her work with Ralf and
Clark.

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20) Lien Neville
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Birthday: October 17
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 121 lbs
Blood Type: A
Origin: England
Fighting Style: Homicidal Karate + Ability to use numerous deadly weapons 
Hobbies: Scuba diving
Favorite Things: Her father's pocket watch
Likes: Tomatoes
Dislikes: Liars
Special Skills: Assassination (She has thorough knowledge of all the body's
                pressure points. 
Nickname: The Sexy Avenger of the Shadows

Story:

To effect her revenge, Lien spent her youth polishing her skills as an assassin
for Duke, the man who killed her parents. Her objective is to slay Duke and
destroy the secret syndicate "Addes" that rules over him. But due to over a
decade in his presence, feelings for him other than hate often plague her. At
Duke's behest, she had a hand in the former 'King' Fate's death and is now a 
target of Alba and Soiree, but her final goal is destroying Duke.

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21) Lilly Kane
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Birthday: October 16
Height: 5'3"
Weight: 106 lbs
Blood Type: A
Origin: England
Fighting Style: Laundry Pole Arts 
Hobbies: Doing laundry
Favorite Things: Her elder brother
Likes: Cream puffs
Dislikes: Sudden showers
Special Skills: Taking in the laundry
Nickname: The Lighthearted Launderer

Story:

Billy Kane's kid sister. Lilly was enjoying a peaceful life with her brother
In the English countryside after he quit the underworld. Learning Billy has 
returned to fighting, she pursues him to call him back to the straight and
narrow. Unlike her mad-dog older brother, Lilly is a tenderhearted girl who
detests fighting and violence.

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22) Luise Meyrink
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Birthday: June 6
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 128 lbs
Blood Type: O
Origin: Germany
Fighting Style: Schnetterling Fighting, Performance Arts 
Hobbies: Making astronomical observations and concert-going
Favorite Things: An antique music box
Likes: Viannese coffee
Dislikes: Spiders, cell phones
Special Skills: Linguistics (fluent in over 10 languages)
Nickname: The Dancing Butterfly in the Starry Sky

Story:

The only daughter of Professor Detlev Meyrink, world authority on rocket
science. She knows Addes has abducted her father and enters KOF in search of
him.

A mild-mannered beauty, Luise appears somewhat alien, being able to do anything.
She is remarkably talented in academics and especially the arts. With no
particular combat training, she seems to dance through battle with preternatural
proficiency.
 
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23) Mr. Karate
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Birthday: August 2
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 165 lbs
Blood Type: O
Origin: Japan
Fighting Style: Kyokugen Karate
Hobbies: Japanese Chess Puzzle
Favorite Things: The Spirit of Kyokugen Karate, the teachings of his father, and
                 his students.
Likes: Japanese stew
Dislikes: Students who are delinquent paying their monthly fees
Special Skills: Winter training
Nickname: The Undefeated Karate Master

Story:

Ryo Sakazaki, one of the most renowned karate masters worldwide, has used his
influence to popularize Kyokugen Karate, created by his father Takuma and helped
it grow around the world.

At the age of 30 now, his power has not waned as a fighter, rather his ability
is reaching true maturity. He continues his stoic training to set an example
for his students.

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24) Mai Shinranui
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Birthday: January 1
Height: 5'4"
Weight: 110 lbs
Blood Type: B
Origin: Japan
Fighting Style: Ninja Arts of the Shiranui 
Hobbies: Cooking
Favorite Things: Her late aunt's ornamental hairpin, a keepsake. 
Likes: Rice eggs boiled with vegetables
Dislikes: Spiders
Special Skills: Battledore and shuttlecock (Japanese badminton)
Nickname: The Enchanting Ninja Maiden

Story:

Mai's a modern female ninja, heir to the Shiranui Ninja Arts. A graceful
fighter, who can manipulate flame. Her highly revealing clothing and behavior
suggest otherwise, but Mai's a traditional Japanese with refined tastes; a 
skilled cook and dress maker, she also enjoys flower arrangement tea ceremony,
and Japanese dance.

Her relationship with her fellow disciple Andy Bogard has stalled, and she seems
To be getting quite impatient with the overly noncommittal Andy.
  
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25) Maxima
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Birthday: March 2
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 472 lbs
Blood Type: A
Origin: Canada
Fighting Style: Combat Arts of M-Style 
Hobbies: Motorcycle Touring
Favorite Things: His sideburns
Likes: Any sorts of sweets (Now wild about souffle rolls)
Dislikes: Fermented beans, people who ask for his opinion
Special Skills: Rugby
Nickname: The Human Weapon of Steel

Story:

The cyborg soldier modified by the secret syndicate NESTS. Inside his steel
body, he pack an M-Type reactor and numerous special weapons providing awesome
fighting power. But his TRUE objective is to avenge his friend, killed by NESTS.

Along with K', he has risen up against NESTS and after its destruction, he
continues to work alongside his fellow conspirator.

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26) Mignon Beart
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Birthday: February 13
Height: 5'4"
Weight: 106 lbs
Blood Type: B
Origin: USA
Fighting Style: White Magic + Chinese Boxing 
Hobbies: Searching for magic books
Favorite Things: The jewel box she got from her grandmother (its lock is broken
                 and won't open.
Likes: Chocolate
Dislikes: Snotty kids & caterpillars
Special Skills: White magic (she's still in training)
Nickname: The Wielder of the Miraculously Mystic Powers

Story:

Believing her grandmother was a great witch, Mignon hopes to become a sorceress
like her and bring peace to the world with her magic, but due to her privileged
upbringing, good or bad, she is unable to put her plan un action.

Although she may seem a bit comical, she has a steadfast and strong character.
She believes she will become a true witch once she's able to open her
Grandmother's jewel box, but there's no evidence it's even close to opening.

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27) Nagase
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Birthday: Unknown
Height: 5'3"
Weight: 174 lbs (Protector: 82 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Origin: Japan
Fighting Style: Ninja Assassin's Arts + Battle Disk System 
Hobbies: Her blog and walking around Akihabara
Favorite Things: Her homemade computers (owns three)
Likes: Fighting video games, chatting
Dislikes: E-mail with viruses, browser crash
Special Skills: Hacking
Nickname: The Ninja Computer Geek

Story:

Nagase is an N-Type Enforced Human transformed by one pf Addes's sub-syndicates,
Belphegor. She exhibits awesome fighting strength thanks to her battle disk
system combined with her body strengthened through genetic engineering.

She's an arrogant and insolent young girl who has virtually no sense of loyalty
toward Addes. The only reason she fights as Jivatma orders is to prove her own
power. 

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28) Nightmare Geese
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Birthday: January 21 
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 181 lbs
Blood Type: B
Origin: USA
Fighting Style: Ancient Arts of Combat
Hobbies: Unspecified (Starts and stops hobbies all the time)
Favorite Things: Himself
Likes: Steak (Rare)
Dislikes: People who get in his way (those who foil his ambitions)
Special Skills: Resolving issues by force, Billiards
Nickname: The Recurring Nightmare

Story:

The evil genius known in international crime circles and ruler of the American
city, Southtown. Geese was a first-rate fighter, till Terry Bogard, avenging
the death of his adoptive father, defeated him and Geese chose to end his
own life.

Even now that his fearful power remains deeply engraved in the minds of those
Who knew Geese and manifests itself as a vile nightmare.

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29) Ninon Beart
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Birthday: November 14
Height: 5'2"
Weight: 99 lbs
Blood Type: AB
Origin: USA
Fighting Style: Black Magic + Chinese Boxing 
Hobbies: Summoning the devil, placing curses
Favorite Things: A doll from her grandmother
Likes: Her blundering elder sister
Dislikes: Her preaching elder sister
Special Skills: Messing with her older sister's mind
Nickname: The Girl Dancing with the Devil

Story:

The kid sister of Mignon Beart, she's a cool nihilist unlike her spontaneous 
older sister. Mignon insists magic exists to benefit people, while, Ninon
believes it's no more than a power tool which she doesn't hesitate to use as
she pleases.

To prove that she's a superior witch to her sister, she surreptitiously joins
The King of Fighters.

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30) Ralf Jones
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Birthday: August 25
Height: 6'2" 
Weight: 243 lbs
Blood Type: A
Origin: USA
Fighting Style: Martial Arts + Heidern's Assassination Arts 
Hobbies: Collecting knives
Favorite Things: A medal from the President
Likes: Gum
Dislikes: Snakes
Special Skills: Baseball
Nickname: The One-Man Army

Story:

Ralf's the veteran mercenary who's traversed the battlefields of the earth.
Cracking wise as bombs burst around him, he can always cheat death in any
killing field.

Ralf's the very picture of the openhearted optimist, but he has a thoughtful
side, helping Leona recover from a suicide attempt when she became pessimistic
about being cursed with the blood of the Orochi.

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31) Richard Myer
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Birthday: February 22
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 174 lbs
Blood Type: O
Origin: Brazil
Fighting Style: Capoeira 
Hobbies: Growing cactus, creating new kinds of cocktails 
Favorite Things: The Pao Pao Cafe chain (now at 3 locations), and his buddies
Likes: Pizza
Dislikes: People who fight at the caf‚, garlic dumplings
Special Skills: Handstands, the triathlon
Nickname: The Apostle of Capoeira

Story:

He's a vagabond fighter who popped up one day in Southtown. An expert in the
Brazilian fighting art of Capoeira, he spent his days street fighter to 
popularize the art.

In recent years he's devoted himself to the management of the Pao Pao Caf‚,
Which he himself owns, and after a long break he's decided to enter the ring
as a fighter once again.

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32) Ryo Sakazaki
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Birthday: August 2 
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 165 lbs
Blood Type: O
Origin: Japan
Fighting Style: Kyokugen Karate 
Hobbies: D.I.Y. carpentry, growing vegetables at home
Favorite Things: The motorcycle he restored himself
Likes: Rice cakes, fermented soybeans 
Dislikes: Pickles, bugs with lots of legs
Special Skills: Sumo wrestling
Nickname: The Invincible Dragon

Story:

Ryo, successor to Kyokugen, spent his days street fighting to raise his kid
sister Yuri after his mother Ronette died accidentally and his father vanished.
In no time he became a fighter known as "The Invincible Dragon". It's said his
ability has long since surpassed his father's.

Robert Garcia is his best friend and lifelong rival who acknowledges their
mutual abilities.

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33) Rock Howard
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Birthday: June 24 
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 154 lbs
Blood Type: B
Origin: USA
Fighting Style: Ancient Arts of Combat + Martial Arts 
Hobbies: Touring & blowing up bases
Favorite Things: The hat he got from Terry, and his motorcycle
Likes: Driving gloves
Dislikes: People who are quick to boast
Special Skills: 3-in- Pickup (street basketball), Cooking
Nickname: The Noble Scion of an Odious Bloodline

Story:

Rock is the posthumous child of Geese Howard. Abandoned with his mother, he grew
up in an orphanage after she died from illness. He met up with his hero Terry,
the man of unrivalled strength and with whom he shares a similar past, in
Southtown. They've been together ever since.

In his mid-teens, Rock's abilities forged by Terry from boyhood and influenced
by the blood of the ancient martial arts master Geese, approached those of
Terry's.

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34) Seth
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Birthday: August 1
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 238 lbs
Blood Type: B
Origin: USA
Fighting Style: Arts of Self-Defense 
Hobbies: Wiretapping, Driving
Favorite Things: His neckties, his family
Likes: Vegetables, fruit (He's a vegetarian) 
Dislikes: Airplanes
Special Skills: Individual events
Nickname: The Proud Agent

Story:

Seth is a skillful agent who works undercover and gathers intel for a variety
of government organizations. He's currently investigating Addes, the mysterious
syndicate who controls the underworld.

During one of his missions, a client, Fate, one-time ruler of Southtown, was
assassinated and Seth became the prime suspect in Alba and Soiree's eyes. 

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35) Soiree Meira
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Birthday: June 6
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 154 lbs
Blood Type: O
Origin: Germany
Fighting Style: Shooting Capoeira (Personal Style) 
Hobbies: Making silver accessories
Favorite Things: His older brother (Alba)
Likes: His older brother, Hamburgers
Dislikes: Rats
Special Skills: Dancing, darts 
Nickname: The Angel of Evening

Story:

Unlike his calculating older brother Alba, Soiree is cheerful and passionate,
always with an affable smile on his face.

Although somewhat short-tempered, he gains people's favor in spite of this 
shortcoming-especially with the ladies. But contrary to his image, he still
remains quite innocent. 

Soiree wishes to defeat Mephistopheles and make Alba King of Southtown, but one
day a mysterious and beautiful woman appears. With this encounter, Soiree and
Alba's destiny change significantly.
 
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36) Terry Bogard
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Birthday: March 15
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 170 lbs
Blood Type: O
Origin: USA
Fighting Style: Martial Arts 
Hobbies: Playing video games, trolling
Favorite Things: Jeff's gloves, a memento
Likes: Fast food
Dislikes: Slugs
Special Skills: Basketball 
Nickname: The Hero of Southtown

Story:

From childhood Terry roamed the world to seek his revenge on Geese Howard,
slayer of his foster father Jeff Bogard, and saw countless battles. With his
brother Andy, he defeated Geese and subsequently came to be called the
"Legendary Wolf."

With his cheerfulness and benevolence that belies his tragic past, he's gained
a legion of adoring fans. His trademark is his red cap and his hearty "OK!"
 
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37) Wild Wolf
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Birthday: March 15
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 179 lbs
Blood Type: O
Origin: USA
Fighting Style: Martial Arts 
Hobbies: House painting
Favorite Things: Hise monkey, Ookie(is currently a runaway from home)
Likes: Vintage blue jeans, Rock's specially made clubhouse sandwich
Dislikes: Cigarettes, slugs
Special Skills: 3-point shots (Personal record is 52 consecutive shots.)
Nickname: The Legendary Wolf

Story:

Terry Bogard, The Legendary Wolf who defeated Geese Howard and Wolfgang Krauser.
A decade has passed since then, but Terry has not lost his fangs for battle-
Rather, he's increased his potency.

While devoting glad and sad says to the development of his disciple and adopted
son Rock Howard, Terry continues to keep his fangs sharp, too.
 
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38) Yuri Sakazaki
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Birthday: December 7
Height: 5'5"
Weight: 110 lbs
Blood Type: A
Origin: Japan
Fighting Style: Kyokugen Karate (Arranged a little bit by Yuri) 
Hobbies: Experimenting with cooking, Karaoke
Favorite Things: Her friends, a pair of pearl earrings, keepsakes of her
                 departed mother.
Likes: Mild curry, pickled une (Homemade)
Dislikes: Octopuses, Indecisive mean
Special Skills: Softball
Nickname: The Kyokugen Karate Innovator

Story:

Yuri's the kid sister of Ryo Sakazaki, and was once abducted by a syndicate who
desired Takuma's strength. Consequently, she took lessons from her father in
Kyokugen Karate as a means of self-defense, and continues to polish her
abilities.

Her method of fighting employs not only Kyokugen, but various other styles of
fighting arranged in Yuri's own unique way, and along with her smart remarks she
is a constant cause of migraines for Ryo.
  
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IV. Conclusion
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Well folks, there you have it. The 2006 installment of the King of Fighters
Gives fans and gamers a massive roster of fighters to choose from. Each 
character has their detailed background and story, something fairly uncommon
for a fighting game. Not that that's a bad thing, of course! Anyway, thanks
for checking out this humble little thing, even it'll likely go by unnoticed
under the heaps of character FAQs and movelists. Ah well, it's all good. 
Later, folks.

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V. Copyrights and Other Legal Stuff
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Look folks, plagiarizing someone's stuff isn't a very nice or smart thing to
do. In fact, it's illegal! That being said, this document is an electronically
published work under full copyright protection. If for some unbeknownst reason
that you want to use this FAQ, permission is granted ONLY as a private and 
personal reference copy.

(c) discoinferno84 All Rights Reserved

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VI. Contact Information
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People who send me useless emails tick me off. Thus:

-I will gladly take suggestions and/or constructive criticism for making this
guide better. Be sure to include "King of Fighters 2006 FAQ" somewhere in
the title of the email.

-I will accept any information that I may have missed in this version.

-Do NOT send me spam/chain letters/ whatever other junk that might seem funny.

-Also, don't complain about the butchered sentences I've used; these profiles
were taken verbatim from the game itself. If you want to blame someone, try
the translators. >.> 

-Given the fact that I'm dealing with a full college workload as well as a part
time job, it might take a while for me to get back to you quickly. I will reply
to you as soon as I get the time. ^_^;

-You can reach me at: discoinferno84<at>gmail.com

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VII. Credits and Special Thanks
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-SNK, whose great (yet underrated) efforts to make a good game are plainly
apparent.
-Gamefaqs, for hosting this FAQ and providing information for gamers like us.
-You, for reading this FAQ.