Yuri Sakazaki is a character who debuted in the Art of Fighting as a damsel in distress, being kidnapped by Mr. Big under the orders of Geese Howard. After being rescued by Ryo, she trained under her father in order to defend herself and became great friends with King and Mai. Since then, she became a playable character in the Art of Fighting and King of Fighters. Yuri's a friendly young girl who always cares about her family and friends. She is a strong believer of innovation and trends, constantly finding ways to improve herself through change. She can't handle alcoholic beverages, however.

Powers and Stats

Tier: Low 7-B

Name: Yuri Sakazaki

Origin: Art of Fighting/King of Fighters

Gender: Female

Age: 20

Classification: Martial Artist

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Martial Arts, Chi Manipulation

Attack Potency: Small City level (She isn't as skilled as her brother but not too far behind.)

Speed: Massively Hypersonic (Via powerscaling)

Lifting Strength: Superhuman (Can throw people as large and heavy as Chang, who also carries a large iron ball)

Striking Strength: Small City Class

Durability: Small City level

Stamina: High

Range: Standard melee range, tens of meters with chi attacks.

Standard Equipment: None notable

Intelligence: Skilled combatant. Made unique Kyokugenryu Karate moves to better suit her style.

Weaknesses: None notable

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

  • Kohken: A short ranged projectile that functions as a flash punch.
  • Kuuga: Yuri performs an uppercut while jumping.
  • Sahia: Yuri creates a dome of energy overhead. This reflects and negates projectiles and damages her opponents upon contact.
  • Raiouken: Yuri fires an energy projectile at a downward angle from the air.
  • Hyakuretsu Binta: Yuri rushes and grabs her opponent. She then slaps her opponent multiple times before knocking them away with the final slap.
  • Haou Shoukou Ken: Yuri gathers energy in her palms and shoots a large chi blast.
  • Hien Hou'ou Kyaku: Yuri attacks opponents with a series a bicycle kicks and launches them with the final kick.
  • Chou Saiha: Yuri creates a larger and much more powerful version of the Sahia. She clumsily gets knocked back after the explosion.
  • Haoh Raiouken: Yuri backflips in the air to release a single nuke of a Raiouken that does massive damage.


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