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Last updated :Jul 24, 2023
Street Fighter 6
Street Fighter 6


The iconic wandering warrior, continues his quest for mastery and self-improvement.Know more

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Ryu matchup chart

Win rate

CharacterWin rateTotal usage
JP31 %16
Luke69 %13
Ken42 %12
Guile18 %11
Juri83 %6
Blanka80 %5
Manon25 %4
Kimberly25 %4
Rashid33 %3
Lily100 %2

Ryu matchups

Matchups based on at least on 50 games.

Most played vs:



5-11 (31%)

Best vs:



2-0 (100%)

Worst vs:

Dee Jay
Dee Jay


0-2 (0%)

top Ryu mains

PlayerGamesWinsLossesWin rate

Character abilities

  • Offense: 7

  • Defense: 6

  • Range: 6

  • Complexity: 5

  • Movement: 6

Patch Notes

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Ryu, the iconic wandering warrior, is the main protagonist of the Street Fighter series. He continues his quest for mastery and self-improvement in Street Fighter 6. His journey traces back to his origins as an orphaned child trained in martial arts by his master, Gouken. Ryu's story has always been one of internal struggle, caught between his disciplined training and the seductive power of the "Satsui no Hado," a dark energy that could augment his abilities but at the cost of his humanity. Ryu's presence in Street Fighter 6 shows that he remains dedicated to his journey of mastery over himself and his skills.


Ryu is known for his stoic and focused demeanor. He is a man of few words, choosing to let his actions speak for him. His disciplined nature results from his rigorous training under his master, Gouken. Ryu holds a strong sense of justice and a deep respect for martial arts, always seeking worthy opponents to further his skills. He remains humble despite his victories and treats every defeat as a learning experience, embodying the spirit of a true martial artist.


In Street Fighter 6, Ryu's playstyle remains rooted in the fundamentals of the game, making him a well-rounded character suitable for both beginners and veterans. His move set features several iconic moves, such as the Hadoken, Shoryuken, and Tatsumaki Senpu-kyaku, along with two new special moves and one super art. His gameplay is based on a defensive approach, cornering opponents and punishing their mistakes. However, playing Ryu comes with its challenges, as he is a popular pick, and many players are familiar with his moves. As such, mastering Ryu requires a firm grasp of the basic principles of the game, along with the ability to execute his moves and combos effectively.


Ryu has received a redesign to differentiate him from the younger generation. He maintains his classic look with some new stylistic elements. His iconic white karate gi and red headband remain central to his design, but he now sports a cool new beard. He now gives off the atmosphere of being a master, resembling his mentor Gouken, and wears a kasaya (Buddhist robe) and sandals like Gouken did before his appearance in Street Fighter IV.

Key Information:

Birthdate: July 21

Birthplace: Japan

Height: 5'9" (175cm)

Weight: 85kg (187lbs)

Eye Color: Brown 

Hair Color: Black

Fighting Style: Ansatsuken

Occupation: wanderer 

Debut Game: Street Fighter 

Availability: Base Game