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The King of Fighters XV
The King of Fighters XV


A fiery boxer who combines her life of a housewife with a job of a freelance agent. Vanessa loves a good fight with a nice drink afterwards.Know more

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Character abilities

  • Attack: 8

  • Defense: 2

  • Range: 6

  • Speed: 9

  • Difficulty: 8


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Vanessa used to be an agent working for commander Ling. During KoF 2000 she and Seth were instructed to join the upcoming KoF tournament and investigate suspects connected to the NESTS cartel.

The whole job turns out to be a trap set up by Zero, who killed and impersonated Ling. After he was defeated by the Hero Team, Vanessa and Seth continued to track down NESTS with unknown results.

Since then, Vanessa has been a free agent who occasionally teams up with old partners to prevent crime and expose evil.


Vanessa has somewhat of a tomboy personality. She’s very forward in the way she talks with others, either giving them some motherly advice to work hard and toughen up, or egging on her equals to have a good fight. Outside of fighting, she enjoys getting a good drink and looking after her family.


Vanessa is a character of two extremes. She represents both incredible offense, and some of the worst defense in the game. 

As a rushdown boxer, she has some unique movement tools to weave in and out of range of her opponents, and once she gets in and starts pressure, it can be very tough to challenge her. With some of the best hitconfirms, she’s basically guaranteed to put some hurt on you and deal serious damage even without meter.

However, it all comes at a cost. Her real pressure is mostly reliant on meter, and her only real reversal for defense is a two bar super. This makes it immediately obvious that Vanessa is a very meter hungry character and needs to be put either 2nd or 3rd on the team. Her normals are also fairly lacking when it comes to range, which could lead to many failed blockstrings and getting whiff punished.


Vanessa is a woman with short red hair and red eyes. She wears a cropped sleeveless shirt with a red tie, black leather gloves, black suspenders, purple striped pants, and low heel brown sandals.

Key Info:

Age: 30, January 9

Height: 182 cm (6’0”)

Weight: 67 kg (147 lbs.)

Birthplace: Unknown

Occupation: Freelance mercenary

Debut: The King of Fighters '99 Evolution, March 2000

Availability: Base game

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