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 This article is about the Street Fighter character. For the protagonist of Ninja Gaiden, see Ryu Hayabusa

Death Battle Combatant
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The Wandering World Warrior
Ryu
Origin Street Fighter
(1987)
Company Capcom
Appearance(s) Ryu VS Scorpion
Chuck Norris VS Segata Sanshiro (cameo)
Leon Kennedy VS Frank West (cameo)
Ryu VS Jin
This power is not to defeat. This is the power to push forward!
~ Ryu to M. Bison

Ryu is the main protagonist of the Street Fighter series. He appeared in the 38th episode of DEATH BATTLE!, Ryu VS Scorpion, where he fought against Scorpion from the Mortal Kombat series. He returned for the 95th episode, Ryu VS Jin, where he fought against Jin Kazama from the Tekken series.

History

Orphaned at a young age and left with no memory of his parents, Ryu was found and raised by the martial artist Gouken. Throughout most of his life, he lived at his dojo, training with Gouken, alongside his sparring partner Ken Masters. At age 23, he left the dojo and has since then continually wandered across the globe, always seeking to improve himself and wanting to meet and fight new people.

DEATH BATTLE! Info (Ryu VS Scorpion)

Background

  • Height: 175 cm | 5'9"
  • Weight: 68 kg | 150 lbs
  • Birthday: July 21, 1964
  • Blood Type: O
  • Dislikes: spiders, wearing shoes
  • Capable of sleeping anywhere
  • Has eyebrows so epic that they cannot be contained by his headband

Ansatsuken Fighting Style

  • Shoryuken
    • "Rising Dragon Fist"
    • Generally Ryu's most powerful technique
  • Hadouken
    • "Wave Motion Fist"
    • Contrary to popular belief, not actually composed of fire
  • Tatsumaki Senpukyaku
    • "Tornado Whirlwind Leg"
    • Can safely pass over many projectile attacks
  • Joudan Sokutogeri
    • Forceful enough to bounce opponents off of walls

Satsui No Hado

  • A form of ki based around man's evil nature
  • Greatly increases the speed, power and ferocity of its user
  • Grants access to the most fatal Ansatsuken technique, the Raging Demon
  • Has an addictive quality, making it hard to turn away from
  • Causes hair to turn red, eyes glow white, and teeth to sharpen

Power of Nothingness

  • Foil to the Satsui No Hado
  • Resembles states of being found in Buddhism
  • Brings a hyperawareness of the universe to the user
  • Boosts one's strength and speed without losing clarity of thought
  • Causes eyes to glow blue-white
  • Can be used to withstand even the dreaded Raging Demon

DEATH BATTLE! Info (Ryu VS Jin)

Background

  • Birthday: July 21, 1964
  • Height: 5'9" | 175 cm
  • Weight: 150 lbs | 68 kg
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Trained by Gouken, Gen & Oro
  • Likes: Mizuyokan, grapes, nature
  • Probably has some foot fungus

Ansatsuken

Energies

Feats

Chuck Norris VS Segata Sanshiro

Ryu's fight with Scorpion was briefly seen in Chuck Norris VS Segata Sanshiro when the two martial artists clashed.

Leon Kennedy VS Frank West

Ryu appeared as one of the outfit options Frank West was scrolling through from a video game arcade machine in his fight against Leon S. Kennedy.

One Minute Melee

Ryu appeared in Season 2 of One Minute Melee, where he fought against his second DEATH BATTLE! opponent Jin Kazama, with the match ending in a tie.

He made a cameo later in Master Hand VS Polygon Man, where he is seen challenging Master Hand before getting knocked out by Polygon Man.

He returned in a Bonus Episode in Season 6, where he and Ken Masters fought against Terry Bogard and Rock Howard from the Fatal Fury series and lost.

DBX

Ryu made a cameo appearance as a McDonald's customer in Ronald McDonald VS Colonel Sanders.

He later appeared in Season 1 of DBX, where he fought against Lucario from the Pokémon series and won.

He later returned again in Season 3, where he fought against Liu Kang from the Mortal Kombat series and won.

He later made a cameo appearance in the beginning of the Season 4 Finale of DBX, Batman VS Iron Man, where he can be seen in the crowd during the auction.

Gallery

Trivia

References

DEATH BATTLE Combatants
Season 1 Boba Fett - Samus Aran | Akuma - Shang Tsung | Rogue - Wonder Woman | Goomba - Koopa Troopa | Mike Haggar - Zangief | Leonardo - Donatello - Michelangelo - Raphael | Zitz - Leonardo | Yoshi - Riptor | Felicia - Taokaka | Kratos - Spawn | Bomberman - Dig Dug | Vegeta - Shadow the Hedgehog | Mario - Sonic the Hedgehog | Justin Bieber - Rebecca Black | Luke Skywalker - Harry Potter | Chun-Li - Mai Shiranui | Starscream - Rainbow Dash | Master Chief - Doomguy | Dr. Eggman - Eggman's Infantry - Badniks - Metal Sonic - Dr. Wily - Wily's Infantry - Robot Masters - Bass | Princess Zelda - Princess Peach | Thor - Raiden | Link - Cloud Strife | Batman - Spider-Man | Pikachu - Blanka | Son Goku - Superman
Season 2 He-Man - Lion-O | Shao Kahn - M. Bison | Ryu Hayabusa - Strider Hiryu | Ivy Valentine - Black Orchid | Fox McCloud - Bucky O'Hare | The Terminator - RoboCop | Luigi - Tails | Venusaur - Blastoise - Charizard | Fulgore - Sektor | Godzilla - Gamera | Batman - Captain America | White Tigerzord - Gundam Epyon | Ryu - Scorpion | Deadpool - Deathstroke | Kirby - Majin Buu | Ragna the Bloodedge - Sol Badguy | Gaara - Toph Beifong | Boba Fett - Samus Aran | Chuck Norris - Segata Sanshiro | Guts - Nightmare | Iron Man - Lex Luthor | Beast - Goliath | Solid Snake - Sam Fisher | Darth Vader - Doctor Doom | Son Goku - Superman | Donkey Kong - Knuckles the Echidna | Wolverine - Raiden | Hercule Satan - Dan Hibiki | Yang Xiao Long - Tifa Lockhart | Mega Man - Astro Boy | Green Arrow - Hawkeye | Red - Charizard - Tai - Agumon
Season 3 Dante - Bayonetta | Bowser - Ganondorf | Ratchet & Clank - Jak & Daxter | The Flash - Quicksilver | The Joker - Sweet Tooth | Mewtwo - Shadow the Hedgehog | The Meta - Agent Carolina | Cammy White - Sonya Blade | Tracer - The Scout | Ken Masters - Terry Bogard | Amy Rose - Ramona Flowers | The Hulk - Doomsday | Roronoa Zoro - Erza Scarlet | Deadpool - Pinkie Pie
Season 4 Lara Croft - Nathan Drake | Scrooge McDuck - Shovel Knight | Venom - Bane | Megazord - Voltron | Natsu Dragneel - Portgas D. Ace | Sub-Zero - Glacius | Android 18 - Captain Marvel | Metal Sonic - Zero | Lucario - Renamon | Balrog - TJ Combo | The Shredder - Silver Samurai | Smokey Bear - McGruff the Crime Dog | Thor - Wonder Woman | Naruto Uzumaki - Ichigo Kurosaki | Batman Beyond - Spider-Man 2099 | Sephiroth - Vergil
Season 5 Black Panther - Batman | Raven - Twilight Sparkle | Jotaro Kujo - Kenshiro | Crash Bandicoot - Spyro the Dragon | Sora - Pit | Leon S. Kennedy - Frank West | Doctor Strange - Doctor Fate | Ryu - Jin Kazama | Samurai Jack - Afro Samurai | Carnage - Lucy | Optimus Prime - RX-78-2 Gundam | Nightwing - Daredevil | Mario - Sonic the Hedgehog | Ultron - Sigma | Master Roshi - Jiraiya | Thanos - Darkseid
Season 6 Aquaman - Namor | Mega Man - Mega Man X - Mega Man Volnutt - MegaMan.EXE - Star Force Mega Man | Black Widow - Widowmaker | Captain Marvel - Shazam | Wario - King Dedede | Ben Tennyson - Green Lantern | Weiss Schnee - Mitsuru Kirijo | Johnny Cage - Captain Falcon | Aang - Edward Elric | Ghost Rider - Lobo | Dragonzord - Mechagodzilla | Sasuke Uchiha - Hiei | Ganondorf - Dracula | Mob - Tatsumaki | Deadpool - The Mask | All Might - Might Guy
Season 7 Miles Morales - Static | Black Canary - Sindel | Leonardo - Red Ranger | Genos - War Machine | Gray Fullbuster - Esdeath | Goro - Machamp | Cable - Booster Gold | Obi-Wan Kenobi - Kakashi Hatake | Danny Phantom - Jake Long | She-Ra - Wonder Woman | Beerus - Sailor Galaxia | Zuko - Shoto Todoroki | Wally West - Archie Sonic | Queen Maeve - A-Train - The Deep - Starlight - Billy Butcher | Winter Soldier - Red Hood | Venom - Crona
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