|“||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
Age: 41 years old
Classification: Heavenly King of Orochi; priest
Lifting Strength: Unknown
Striking Strength: Small Island Class (Defeated Kyo with ease in their first encounter)
Durability: Small Island level (It took the combined effort of the three sacred treasures to finish him off)
Stamina: 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)
- 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.