Street Fighter 5 Roster

Looking for the complete Street Fighter 5 roster? Look no further!

The roster contains sixteen characters by default. More and more character will be added with every season. Like expected various well known characters return. Ryu, Ken and Chun-Li just can’t be left out of the Street Fighter 5 roster. F.A.N.G, Laura, Rashid and Necalli are the newly added characters and they all offer plenty of variety.

Every character in the Street Fighter 5 roster has their pros and cons. There should always be atleast one character that fits your playstyle. If you decide to go full on the attack or like a more defensive approach. There is something there to match the way you want to play.

So check out those stats and tips on their playstyle, you will find the character for you!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Ryu

Pros

  • Deals heavy damage
  • Fireballs allow him to fight long-range
  • Easy combos
  • Strong V-Trigger
  • Well balanced

Cons

  • His walk speed is a little slow
  • V-Skill is risky to use
  • Stubby normals
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Ryu

By traveling the world to improve his fighting ability. Ryu is the embodiment of the world warrior spirit. He also been the poster boy of the Street Fighter series since his inception.

Learn more about Ryu!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Ken

Pros

  • Deals heavy damage
  • Great mid-range control
  • Strong V-Trigger
  • Fast walk speed

Cons

  • Somewhat stubby normals
  • V-Skill can put you in bad spots
  • Long fireball recovery
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Ken

Heir to the Masters family fortune, Ken is flamboyant fighter who learned the art of Ansatsuken from Gouken. He also grew up alongside Ryu a man he considers both his best friend and ultimate rival.

All about Ken can be found here!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Chun-Li

Pros

  • Strong at all ranges
  • Very fast walk speed
  • Has a button for every situation
  • Strong V-Trigger to help comeback

Cons

  • Lower health
  • Difficult to play
  • Anti-airs can be hard at certain ranges
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Chun-Li

As the first lady of Street Fighter, Chun-Li is what is regarded as the strongest woman in the world. She is an agent for Interpol and is determined in bringing both Bison and Shadowloo at justice.

Become a Chun-Li master!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Cammy

Pros

  • Good damage
  • Fast normals
  • High walk speed
  • Amazing V-Skill

Cons

  • Predictable
  • Low health
  • No grounded overheads
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Cammy

Once a mindless doll under the control of Shadowloo, Cammy broke free of her brainwashing and joined a special unit called Delta Red. Her former codename was Killer Bee. She also has a fondness for cats.

All you need to know about Cammy!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Nash

Pros

  • Deals high damage
  • Long range attacks
  • Good projectile
  • Quick dash

Cons

  • No invincible reversal
  • V-Trigger is difficult to use
  • Slow walk speed
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Nash

Written of his debt after the events of the Street Fighter Alpha series, Nash makes an unexpected return in Street Fighter 5. His Frankenstein-esque appearance suggests he is not the harbinger of justice we once knew.

Everything you need for Nash right here!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - M. Bison

Pros

  • Can apply safe pressure
  • Great pokes
  • Great crush counter
  • Strong V-Trigger

Cons

  • Slow walk speed
  • Takes long time to get V-Trigger
  • V-Skill is very specific
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About M. Bison

If there is one character in the Street Fighter universe that can be described as pure evil it has to be M. Bison. Brainwashing, human experimentation and remorseless murder there is nothing this dictator won’t do to fullfill his ambitions.

Become a M. Bison beast!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Birdie

Pros

  • Mix-ups at most ranges
  • Good anti-air
  • Huge damage potential
  • Strong V-Skill

Cons

  • High recovery on normals
  • No invincible reversal
  • Unsafe special attacks
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Birdie

With a history that dates back to the original Street Fighter, Birdie’s outward appearance has changed dramatically over the years. He’s gone to be a muscular brute in the Alpha series to a beer belly fatty in Street Fighter 5.

Wrestle like a boss with Birdie!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Necalli

Pros

  • Can get around projectiles
  • Strong mix-ups
  • Strong V-Trigger

Cons

  • Weak at long distance
  • Risky character
  • Weak V-Skill
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Necalli

As one of the four new characters introduced in Street Fighter 5 much of Necalli’s past is shrouded in mystery. His fighting style is best described as animalistic due to his barrel slashes and stops.

Unleash the true potential of Necalli!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Vega

Pros

  • Strong at any range
  • Extremely fast
  • Strong V-Skill
  • Strong V-Trigger

Cons

  • Low stamina
  • Low damage output
  • Hard to master
  • No invincible reversal
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Vega

As perhaps the most narcissistic man in the Street Fighter universe, Vega dresses like a matador but fights like a ninja. He cares only for beauty and despises anyone he considers ugly.

Become a god with Vega!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - R. Mika

Pros

  • Great command grabs
  • Strong V-Trigger
  • Very strong up close
  • Strong V-Reversal

Cons

  • A little slow
  • Very short range
  • Underwhelming V-Skill
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About R. Mika

First appearing in Street Fighter Alpha 3, R. Mika is a pro wrestler who idolizes Zangief. Many of her special moves are exaggerated versions of real-life wrestling techniques.

Check out all the moves of R. Mika!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Rashid

Pros

  • Tricky to fight against
  • Strong V-Trigger mix-ups
  • Can close the gap easy with run
  • Strong Critical Art

Cons

  • Weak V-Reversal
  • Weak V-Skill
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Rashid

Much like DJ before him, Rashid is an enthusiastic fighter who’s rarely seen without a smile on his face. He’s also something of a gadget lover.

Become faster then the speed of light with Rashid!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Karin

Pros

  • Strong normals
  • Strong Critical Art
  • Lots of mix ups
  • Good mobility
  • Versatile V-Trigger

Cons

  • Unreliable good anti airs
  • Needs meter to deal high damage
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Karin

As a top contender for the wealthiest fighter in the Street Fighter universe. Karin Kanzuki is understandably a bit snobbish. She also the counts the likes of Sakura, Ken and R. Mika among her rivals.

Ascend to the higher class with Karin!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Zangief

Pros

  • Long range command grabs
  • Strong V-Trigger
  • High stamina

Cons

  • Slow walk speed
  • Big hit box
  • Difficult V-Skill
  • Doesn’t really have combos
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Zangief

Known as the Red Cyclone in his native Russia, Zangief is a living mountain of muscle who wrestles bears for fun. He first appeared in Street Fighter 2 with his signature Spinning Piledriver.

Become a Soviet Union ruler with Zangief!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Laura

Pros

  • Strong projectile
  • Strong command grab mix-ups
  • Mobility from V-Skill

Cons

  • Short range normals
  • Hard to master
  • V-Skill can be punished
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Laura

Laura is a brand new Street Fighter character and a practitioner of Matsuda Jiu-Jitsu. If you recognize the name Matsuda it’s because Laura is the older sister of Sean from Street Fighter 3.

Apply pressure with Laura like no other!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Dhalsim

Pros

  • Highest range in the game
  • Strong V-Trigger
  • Excellent projectiles

Cons

  • Not many combos
  • Complex neutral game
  • Low health
  • Doesn’t like being under pressure
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Dhalsim

As one of the most outlandish characters introduced in Street Fighter 2. Dhalsim is a yoga master who can breath fire and stretch his limbs at will. He’s also one of the series more senior characters.

Gain inner peace with the yoga master Dhalsim!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - F.A.N.G

Pros

  • Good anti air
  • Strong projectile
  • Unavoidable damage possibilities

Cons

  • Can’t deal with being under pressure
  • Not great at ending games
  • Hard to use projectiles
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About F.A.N.G

F.A.N.G is one of the new characters introduced in Street Fighter 5. He’s an assassin who works for Shadowloo as M. Bison’s second in command.

Become the poisonous Kenpo master with F.A.N.G!

Street Fighter 5 Roster – Season 1

You like to expand the fighters you can pick from? Check out these season 1 characters then!

With six new fighters included in the DLC the Street Fighter 5 roster expands with some interesting characters. Alex, Guile, Ibuki, Balrog, Juri, and Urien all bring something special and there should be something there you like. When the first batch of the cast was not enough that you should consider picking up this DLC.

All them have been playable in one of the previous titles in Street Fighter. But they all are amped up to perform just as well, if not better then the base roster of the game.

Just below you will find them all with detailed information. Ofcourse with links to pages with their combos, frame data and overall playstyle. Go and take a look!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Alex

Pros

  • High damage
  • Strong V-Trigger
  • Fast dash

Cons

  • No reversal
  • Predictable special attacks
  • Slow walk speed
  • Hard time getting close
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Alex

First appearing in Street Fighter 3 New Generation, Alex is a hard-hitting fighter who combines wrestling and kickboxing techniques for dramatic effect. He lives in Manhattan and trains with Tom, a friend of his late father.

Become a well rounded fighter with Alex!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Guile

Pros

  • Strong projectiles
  • Great anti air attacks
  • Strong V-Reversal

Cons

  • Landing combos can be difficult
  • Hard time pressuring opponents
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Guile

If you know anything about Street Fighter, chances are you’ve come across the American Air Force pilot and his flat top haircut before. Guile returns in Street Fighter 5 seeking a comrade he previously believed was dead.

Sonic Boom yourself to victory with Guile!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Ibuki

Pros

  • Strong mix-ups
  • Great counter pokes
  • High mobility
  • Great V-Trigger mix-ups

Cons

  • Very hard to master
  • Limited projectiles
  • Low damage combos
  • Low health
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Ibuki

First appearing in Street Fighter 3 New Generation, Ibuki is a Japanese high school student. She finds her ninja trainig tedious, prefering to slack off with her pet raccoon dog Don-chan.

Master the art of reflexes with Ibuki!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Balrog

Pros

  • Very high damage
  • Can apply safe pressure

Cons

  • Weak air game
  • Predictable from long range
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Balrog

As one of the four kings of Shadowloo, Balrog is a remorseless boxer who loves money, women and bourbon. As long as Shadowloo continues to provide him with all three he will fight for them.

Sting like a bee with Balrog!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Juri

Pros

  • Very strong V-Trigger
  • Great anti-airs
  • Good dash

Cons

  • Hard to master
  • High damage requires resources
  • Predictable at long range
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Juri

Introduced in Super Street Fighter 4, Juri is a sadistic taekwondo expert with a cybernetic eye. She hates Shadowloo for killing her parents and wants nothing more than to see M. Bison dead.

Annoy the living hell out of your oponnent with Juri!

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Urien

Pros

  • Insane mix-ups with V-Trigger
  • High damage
  • Good V-Skill

Cons

  • Unsafe special moves
  • Can’t deal with pressure
  • Slow walk speed
  • Relative slow normals
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Urien

First introduced in Street Fighter 3: 2nd Impact, Urien is the vice president of the Illuminati. Unlike his benevolent brother, this self centered tyrant is only interested in favouring his own interests.

Rule the Illuminati with Urien

Street Fighter 5 Roster – Season 2

In 2017 more characters will be added to the Street Fighter 5 roster. For now we only know about Akuma and Kolin. They are already added to the game and can be bought with the ingame currency. But you can also ofcourse pick up this DLC pack so you access to them all once they release.

Like the Season 1 pack it will contain six fighters that will without a doubt all add some more diversity in the game. With every DLC some adjustments are made to the core of the game as well. So all the fighters match-ups are more balanced. Because if you look at the stats of Akuma it seems like he is very powerful compared to the rest. Kolin also got some nice tricks up her sleeve.

Are you as excited as we are for what is to come? Check this page when new characters get revealed!

 

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Akuma

Pros

  • Versatile moveset
  • Unpredictable moves
  • High damage potential

Cons

  • Lowest health in the game
  • Gets stunned fast
  • No room for mistakes
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Akuma

First appearing in Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo as a secret boss, Akuma remains one of the most powerful characters in the Street Fighter universe. Unlike Ryu and Ken, he embraces the killing intent of the Satsui no Hado.

Embrace the Satsui no Hado with Akuma

Street Fighter 5 Roster - Kolin

Pros

  • Counters against every move
  • Powerful V-Trigger
  • Very strong overall

Cons

  • She can be harder to learn than other characters
  • Not the highest damage
  • Power
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Techniques
  • Range

About Kolin

First appearing in Street Fighter 3 as a non-playable character, Kolin is a member of the secret Illuminati organization. Gill gifted her the power of ice and she’s been loyal to him ever since.

Command Ice and Show as Kolin!

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