I walk the path of a true warrior.
~ Ryu

My name is Ryu, and the ultimate power has awakened within me!
~ Ryu as Evil Ryu

Range... Speed... Priority... Know and master all of your attacks!
~ Ryu

Ryu is a character from the Street Fighter series. He previously fought Scorpion in the 38th episode of Death Battle, Ryu VS Scorpion, he also fought Jin Kazama in an episode of One Minute Melee, and Lucario in an episode of DBX.

Fanon Wiki Ideas So Far

Battle Royales

With Ken

As Evil Ryu

Completed Fights

Possible Opponents


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 (Official)


  • 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


  • "The Assassination Fist"
  • Originally designed for killing
  • This variant removes the Satsui no Hado
  • Uses some aspects of Shotokan Karate

Special Moves

  • 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 (Fanon)

Super Arts

  • Shinku Hadoken
    • Stronger fireball with more power
    • "Vacuum Surge Fist"
  • Denjin Hadoken
    • Fireball filled with electricity
    • Can be charged for increased damage, stun, and number of hits
    • "Electric Blade Surge Fist"
  • Shinku Tatsumaki Senpukyaku
    • Super form of Tatsumaki Senpukyaku
    • Ryu stays stationary during entire duration
    • Can pull opponents towards it
    • "Vacuum Tornado Whirlwind Kick"

Shin Shoryuken

  • Strikes the midsection, then uppercuts the opponent's jaw
    • If blocked, becomes a multi-hitting Shoryuken
    • Used to defeat and scar Sagat
    • Hugo the only person that could withstand it
    • "True Rising Dragon Fist"


  • Defeated Sagat, M. Bison, Seth, Dudley, Hugo, and Alex
  • Held his own against Akuma and Oro
  • Lifted a boulder with Oro sitting on top of it
  • Survived a punch through his chest from Akuma


  • Defeated by M. Bison in their first encounter
  • Has never defeated Akuma, Oro, or Gill
  • Fairly simplistic fighting style
  • Super Arts leave him vulnerable if evaded


  • Ryu is the first combatant to compete in Death Battle, DBX, and One Minute Melee
  • In addition to his three fights, Ryu also cameos in Master Hand vs Polygon Man and Ronald McDonald vs Colonel Sanders. He is also mentioned in Scorpion vs Ghost Rider.




If Ryu Returned To Death Battle Who Would He Fight

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