Child of mankind, pray... It is time to get into eternal sleep.
~ Leopold Goenitz


Leopold Goenitz (レオポルドゲーニッツ, Reoporudo Gēnittsu) is a video game character who made his first appearance in the Neo Geo fighting game The King of Fighters '96 as the last boss, following Chizuru Kagura. He is the head of the Four Heavenly Kings of Orochi; with the power to command wind, his full title as a heavenly king is Goenitz of the Wildly-Blowing Wind (吹き荒ぶ風のゲーニッツ, Fukisusabu Kaze no Gēnittsu).

Powers and Stats

Tier: High 7-A

Name: Leopold Goenitz

Origin: King of Fighters

Gender: Male

Age: 41 years old

Classification: Heavenly King of Orochi; priest

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Air Manipulation, Storm Creation, Translocation, Mind Control, Riot of The Blood, Orochi empowerment, Cutting Powers

Attack Potency: Large Mountain level (Caused a large storm to occur when he appeared)

Speed: Massively Hypersonic (Can keep up with Kyo and Iori, faster than characters who can deflect beams shot from an orbital cannon)

Lifting Strength: Class 1

Striking Strength: Large Mountain Class (Defeated Kyo with ease in their first encounter)

Durability: Large Mountain level (It took the combined effort of the three sacred treasures to finish him off)

Stamina: Very high, can fight even while heavily injured.

Range: Standard melee range. Tens of kilometers with wind manipulation.

Standard Equipment: None

Intelligence: Though influenced by Orochi, he retains much of the mannerisms and civility of a priest.

Weaknesses: As a servant of Orochi he can be sealed by the three sacred treasures (The Yata Mirror, the Yasakani Jewel and the Kusanagi Sword)

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

  • ЁНОКАЗЭ/Yonokaze (Wind of Night): Remote attack, Goenitz gestures and calls down a whirlwind.
  • ГЁГА/Hyouga (Icy River/Glacier): Goenitz disappears in a momentary whirlwind, then teleports forward.
  • ЯМИДОКОКУ/Yami Doukoku (Darkness Lamentation): Goenitz lifts his opponent by their head, and manifests a immense whirlwind to strike them while he holds them inside.
  • Shin Ya Otome: Jissoukoku/ЖИССКОКУ (True Eight Maidens: Cruelties of True Reality): Goenitz teleports forward. On a successful hit, he proceeds to slash at his foe while moving forward, generating a whirlwind with each slash. He will finish by holding them up as blood continues to flow out, then leap up and smash them into the ground.


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