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This page only contains the normal characters of KOF '98. The movelists for the secret characters and special character versions can be found here.

Basic Moves[edit]

Both Modes

Arcade-NeoGeo-A.png weak Arcade-Button-Punch.png (indicated as Arcade-Button-APunch.png)
Arcade-NeoGeo-B.png weak Arcade-Button-Kick.png (indicated as Arcade-Button-BKick.png)
Arcade-NeoGeo-C.png strong Arcade-Button-Punch.png (indicated as Arcade-Button-CPunch.png)
Arcade-NeoGeo-D.png strong Arcade-Button-Kick.png (indicated as Arcade-Button-DKick.png)
Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png Heavy Attack
Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png (when landing) Down Evade
(close)Arcade-Stick-Left.png or Arcade-Stick-Right.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png or Arcade-Button-DKick.png Throw / Grab
while dizzy or in grab Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png Team Assistance
(a teammate must be undefeated and visible on screen, click here for more information)
Arcade-Button-Start.png Taunt
Arcade-Stick-Right.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png Dash Forward
Arcade-Stick-Left.pngArcade-Stick-Left.png Backstep

Advanced Mode

Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png Forward Emergency Evade
Arcade-Stick-Left.png+Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png BAckward Emergency Evade
(block)Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png Guard Cancel Emergency Evade (consumes 1 POW Bar)
(block)Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png Guard Reversal (consumes 1 POW Bar)
Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png (when thrown) Throw Escape
Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png Activate POWer Gauge (consumes 1 POW Bar)
tap Arcade-Stick-Down.png, then Arcade-Stick-Up.png or Arcade-Stick-Right.pngArcade-Stick-Right.pngArcade-Stick-Up.png Big Jump
  • the first Character can accumulate 3 POW Bars, the second 4 and the third up to 5 POW Bars
  • Performing a Desperation Move consumes one POW Bar
  • activating the POWer Gauge will increase inflicted damage
  • activating POWer Gauge will turn any Desperation Move into a Super Desperation Move

Extra Mode

Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png Attack Evade
any Button (during Attack Evade) __Counter Attack
(block)Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png Guard Cancel Emergency Evade (decreases POW Gauge)
(block)Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png Guard Reversal (decreases POW Gauge)
(hold)Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png Power Build
hold Arcade-Stick-Down.png, thenArcade-Stick-Up.png Big Jump
  • When POWer Gauge is full, inflicted damage is increased
  • Desperation Moves can be performed when lifebar is flashing (20% or less) or when POWer Gaugeis full.
  • When Lifebar is flashing (20% or less) and POWer Gauge is full, any Desperation Move becomes a Super Desperation Move
  • If both players are in Extra Mode, taunting will lower opponents POWer Gauge


Hero Team[edit]

Kyo Kusanagi[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Kyo.png
Name Input
Ge Shiki Gou Fu You Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Ge Shiki Naraku Otoshi Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
88 Shiki Arcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
114 Shiki: Ara Kami Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
__128 Shiki Kono Kizu Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png after 114 Shiki Ara Kami has connected
__127 Shiki Yano Sabi Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png after 114 Shiki Ara Kami has connected
____125 Shiki Nana Se Arcade-Button-Kick.png after 128 Shiki Kono Kizu has connected or
Arcade-Button-Kick.png after 127 Shiki Yano Sabi has connected
____Ge Shiki Migiri Ugachi Arcade-Button-Punch.png after 128 Shiki Kono Kizu has connected or
Arcade-Button-Punch.png after 127 Shiki Yano Sabi has connected
115 Shiki Doku Kami Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
__401 Shiki Tumi Yomi Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png after 115 Shiki Doku Kami has connected
____402 Shiki Batu Yomi Arcade-Stick-Right.png Arcade-Button-Punch.png after 401 Shiki Tumi Yomi has connected
100 Shiki Oni Yaki Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
910 Shiki Nue Tumi (reversal attack) Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
707 Shiki Kooma Ho Furi Arcade-Stick-RDp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
202 Shiki Kotu Tsuki You Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
75 Shiki Kai Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png, then Arcade-Button-Kick.png (first Kick must connect)
Desperation Move
Ura 108 Shiki Orochi Nagi
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Saishuu Kessen Ougi "Mu Shiki"
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Benimaru Nikaido[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Benimaru.png
Name Input
Spinning Knee Drop (Air Throw) Arcade-Modifier-Air.png(close)Arcade-Stick-Right.png or Arcade-Stick-Down.png or Arcade-Stick-Left.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png or Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Jackknife Kick Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Flying Drill Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Rajinken Arcade-Modifier-(Air).pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Shinku Katate Goma Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Iai Geri Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Super Inazuma Kick Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Handou Sandan Geri Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Benimaru Collider (close)Arcade-Stick-Hcb.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Raiko Ken
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png (use Arcade-Button-Punch.png for a Super Desperation Move)
Desperation Move
Taikuu Raiko Ken
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png (cannot be used as Super Desperation Move)
Desperation Move
Electro Trigger
(close)Arcade-Stick-Hcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Goro Daimon[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Daimon.png
Name Input
Takra Tsubushi Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Zujou Barai Arcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Jirai Shin Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Fake Jirai Shin Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Chou Ousoto Gari (close)Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Chou Ukemi Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Nekko Gaeshi Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Kumo Tsukami Nage Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png(use against airborne opponents)
Kiri Kabu Gaeshi Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Tenchi Gaeshi (close)Arcade-Stick-Hcb.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Uru Nage Arcade-Stick-Hcb.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Jigoku Gokuraku Otoshi
(close)Arcade-Stick-Hcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Arashi Noyama: Nekko Meki
(close)Arcade-Stick-Hcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
__Arashi Noyama: Zuko Kiri Kabu Gaeshi
Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png(during Nekko Meki)
Desperation Move
____Arashi Noyama: Bukko Meki Ura Nage
Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png(during Zuko Kiri Kabu Gaeshi (DM))
Desperation Move
____Arashi Noyama: Zoku Tenchi Gaeshi
Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png(during Zuko Kiri Kabu Gaeshi (SDM))

Fatal Fury Team[edit]

Terry Bogard[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Terry.png
Name Input
Back Knuckle Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Rising Upper Arcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Power Wave Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Burn Knuckle Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Crack Shot Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Rising Tackle Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Power Dunk Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Power Charge Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Power Geyser
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
High Angle Geyser
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png

Andy Bogard[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Andy.png
Name Input
Jou Agito Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Age Omote Arcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Hi Sho Ken Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Zan Ei Ken Arcade-Stick-DL.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
__Ga Dan Kou Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png (during Zan Ei Ken)
Sho Ryu Dan Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Ku Ha Dan Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Genei Shiranui Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
__Genei Shiranui Shimo Agito Arcade-Button-Punch.png (during Genei Shiranui)
__Genei Shiranui Uwa Agito Arcade-Button-Kick.png (during Genei Shiranui)
Geki Heki Hai Sui Shou (close)Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Cho Reppa Dan
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Hisho Ryusei Ken
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Joe Higashi[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Joe.png
Name Input
Low Kick Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Slide Kick Arcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Hurricane Upper Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Baku Retsu Ken Arcade-Modifier-Tap.png Arcade-Button-Punch.png
__Baku Retsu Finish Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png(during Baku Retsu Ken)
Tiger Kick Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Slash Kick Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Ougon no Kakoto Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Screw Upper
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Baku Retsu Hurricane Tiger Kakato
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Art of Fighting Team[edit]

Ryo Sakazaki[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Ryo.png
Name Input
Hyouchuu Wari Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Ko Ou Ken Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Koh Hoh Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png (can be done during Mou Ko Rai Jin Gou)
Mou Ko Rai Jin Gou Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Mou Ko Rai Jin Setsu Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Hien Shippu Kyaku Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Kyokuken Ryu Ranbu Ken (close)Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Ryu Ko Ranbu
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Haoh Shoko Ken
Arcade-Stick-Right.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Tenchi Haoh Ken
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Robert Garcia[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Robert.png
Name Input
Ryuu Han Shuu Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Kou Ryuu Go Kya Geri Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Ryuu Geki Ken Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Ryuu Ga Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Ryuu Zan Shou Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Hien Shippu Kyaku Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Hien Ryuu Jin Kyaku Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Kyokugen Ryuu Ranbu Kyaku (close)Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Ryu Ko Ranbu
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Haoh Shokoh Ken
Arcade-Stick-Right.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Muei Shippuu Juudan Kyaku
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png

Yuri Sakazaki[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Yuri.png
Name Input
Tsubame Otoshi (close)Arcade-Modifier-Air.png(Arcade-Stick-Left.pngorArcade-Stick-Right.pngorArcade-Stick-Down.png)+ (Arcade-Button-CPunch.pngorArcade-Button-DKick.png)(Air Throw)
En Yoku Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Ko Ou Ken Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Rai Kho Ken Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Kuu Ga Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
__Uru Kuu Ga Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png(after strong Kuu Ga)
Hien Senpuu Ken Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Hien Senpuu Kyaku Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Hien Houou Kyaku
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Haoh Shokoh Ken
Arcade-Stick-Right.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Hien Rekkou
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Psycho Soldier Team[edit]

Athena Asamiya[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Athena.png
Name Input
Psychic Shoot (Air Throw) Arcade-Modifier-Air.png(Arcade-Stick-Left.pngorArcade-Stick-Right.pngorArcade-Stick-Down.png)+ (Arcade-Button-CPunch.pngorArcade-Button-DKick.png)
Renkan Tai Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Phoenix Bomb Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Psycho Ball Attack Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Psycho Sword Arcade-Modifier-(Air).pngArcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Psycho Teleport Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Phoenix Arrow Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Psycho Reflector Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Nu Psycho Reflector Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Super Psychic Throw (close)Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Shining Crystal Bit
Arcade-Modifier-(Air).pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png (chancel by pressing Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png)
Desperation Move
__Crystal Shoot
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png(during Shining Crystal Bit)
Desperation Move
Phoenix Fang Arrow
Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png

Sie Kensou[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Kensou.png
Name Input
Ko Bokute Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Gosen Tai Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Chou Kyuu Dan Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Ryu Renga Chi Ryuu Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Ryu Renga Ten Ryuu Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Ryu Sou Geki Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Ryu Renga (close)Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Modifier-Tap.pngArcade-Button-Punch.png
Ryo Gaku Sai Arcade-Stick-RDp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Shin Ryuu Seiou Rekkyaku
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Desperation Move
Shin Ryuu Tenbu Kyaku
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Desperation Move
Sen Ki Hakkei
(close)Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Niku Man O Kuu
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Chin Gentsai[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Chin.png
Name Input
Sui HoHyoutan Shuu Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Hyoutan Geki Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Ki Sui Shu Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Ryuu Rin Hou Rai Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Suikan Kan Ou Arcade-Stick-Down.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
__Chou Shuu Riku Gyo (connected) Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png(during Suikan Kan Ou)
Bogetsu Sui Arcade-Stick-Down.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
__Ryuu Ja Hanhou Arcade-Stick-Up.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png(during Bugetsu Sui)
__Rigyo Hanhou Arcade-Stick-Up.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png(during Bugetsu Sui)
__Kaiten Teki Kuu Totsu Ken (connected) Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png(during Bugetsu Sui or Suikan Kan Ou)
Kaiten Teki Kuu Totsu Ken (unconnected) Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Gou Ran Enpou
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Gou En Shourai
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Ikari Team[edit]

Leona Heidern[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Leona.png
Name Input
Heidern Inferno (Air Throw) (close)Arcade-Modifier-Air.png(Arcade-Stick-Left.pngorArcade-Stick-Right.pngorArcade-Stick-Down.png)+ (Arcade-Button-CPunch.pngorArcade-Button-DKick.png)
Strike Arc Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Baltic Launcher Arcade-Stick-CB.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Grand Saber Arcade-Stick-CB.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
__Gliding Buster Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png(directly after heavy Grand Saber has connected)
Moon Slasher Arcade-Stick-CDU.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
X-Caliber Arcade-Stick-CDU.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
I Slasher Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Earring Bakudan Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
V Slasher
Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Rebel Spark
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Gravity Storm
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Ralf Jones[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Ralf.png
Name Input
Vulcan Punch Arcade-Modifier-Tap.png Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Gatling Attack Arcade-Stick-CB.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Ralf Kick Arcade-Stick-CB.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Kyukoka Bakudan Punch Arcade-Stick-CDU.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Kuuchuu Kyukoka Bakudan Punch Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Super Argentine Backbreaker (close)Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Bari Bari Vulcan Punch
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Umanori Vulcan Punch
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Galactica Phantom
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Clark Still[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Clark.png
Name Input
Death Lake Dive (Air Throw) (close)Arcade-Modifier-Air.png(Arcade-Stick-Left.pngorArcade-Stick-Right.pngorArcade-Stick-Down.png)+ (Arcade-Button-CPunch.pngorArcade-Button-DKick.png)
Stomping Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Vulcan Punch Arcade-Modifier-Tap.png Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Napalm Stretch Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png(use against airborne opponents)
Frankensteiner (close)Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Super Arabian Burglary Back Breaker Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Rolling Cradler Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Super Argentine Backbreaker Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
__Flashing Elbow Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png(after any special Throw)
Desperation Move
Ultra Argentine Back Breaker
(close)Arcade-Stick-Hcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Running Three
Arcade-Stick-Hcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png

Women Fighters Team[edit]

Chizuru Kagura[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Chizuru.png
Name Input
Jo Katsu Zheng Zheng Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Jo Katsu Cang Cang Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Jo Katsu Cong Cong Arcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
108 Katsu Tamayura no Shintsune Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
100 Katso Tenjin no Kotowari Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
212 Katsu Shinsoku no Noroti Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ any Button
__212 Katsu Shinsoku no Noroti Ten Sui Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png (during 212 Katsu)
202 Katsu Otsu Shiki Choumon no Isshin Arcade-Stick-Down.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ any Button
Desperation Move
Ichimen Ikkatsu San Rai no Fui Jin
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Ichimen 85 Katsu Reigi no Ishizue
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png

Mai Shiranui[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Mai.png
Name Input
Yume Zakura (Air Throw) (close)Arcade-Modifier-Air.png(Arcade-Stick-Left.pngorArcade-Stick-Right.pngorArcade-Stick-Down.png)+ (Arcade-Button-CPunch.pngorArcade-Button-DKick.png)
Benitsuru no Mai Arcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Kuro Tsubame no Mai Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Daiwa Fuusha Otoshi Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Kachosen Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Ryuenbu Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Hakuro no Mai Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Hisho Ryu En Jin Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Hissatsu Shinobibachi Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Chijou Musasabi no Mai Arcade-Stick-CDU.png+ (hold)Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Kuuchuu Musasabi no Mai Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Cho Hissatsu Shinobibachi
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Houou no Mai
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Sui Chou no Mai
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

King[edit]

Portrait KOF98 King.png
Name Input
Slide Kick Arcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Venom Strike Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Double Strike Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Surprise Rose Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Trap Shot Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Mirage Kick Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Tornado Kick Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Illusion dance
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Silent Flash
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png

Kim Team[edit]

Kim Kaphwan[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Kim.png
Name Input
Dora Yup Chagi Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Neri Chagi Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Kuu Sa Jin Arcade-Stick-CDU.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Hi En Zan Arcade-Stick-CDU.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
__Ten Sou Zan Arcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png(during heavy Hi En Zan)
Ryuusei Raku Arcade-Stick-CB.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
San Ren Geki Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png(can be linked together up to 3 times)
Han Getsu Zan Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Hishou Kyaku Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Haki kyaku Arcade-Stick-Down.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Houhoh Kyaku
Arcade-Modifier-(Air).pngArcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-DL.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Houhoh Tenbu Kyaku
Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png

Chang Koehan[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Chang.png
Name Input
Hiki Nige Arcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Tekkyu Dai Kaiten Arcade-Modifier-Tap.png Arcade-Button-Punch.png(cancel by pressing Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png)
Tekkyu Funsai Geki Arcade-Stick-CB.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Tekkyu Hi En Zan Arcade-Stick-CDU.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Dai Hakai Nage (Throw) (close)Arcade-Stick-Hcb.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Tekkyu Dai Bousou
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Tekkyu Dai Assatsu
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Choi Bounge[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Choi.png
Name Input
Nidan Giri Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Toorima Geri Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Tatsumaki Shippuu Zan Arcade-Stick-CDU.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Hishou Kuu Retsu Zan Arcade-Stick-CDU.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Shissou Hishou Zan Arcade-Stick-CB.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Senpuu Hi En Shitozsu Arcade-Stick-CB.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
__Hokou Ten Kan
can be linked together up to 3 times
any direction + any Button (during Senpuu Hi or Hishou Kuu)
Hishou Kyaku Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Kaiten Hi En Zan Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
__Kishuu Hi En Tsuki Arcade-Button-Punch.png(during Kaiten Hi En Zan)
Desperation Move
Shin! Chouzetsu Tatsumaki Shinkuu Zan
Arcade-Stick-Hcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Houou Kyaku
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png

New Face Team[edit]

Yashiro Nanakase[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Yashiro.png
Name Input
Regret Bash Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Step Side Kick Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Upper Duel Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Sledgehammer Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Missile Might Bash Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Jet Counter Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
__Jet Counter Still Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png (during Jet Counter)
Desperation Move
Final Impact
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png (hold to power up)
Desperation Move
Million Bash Stream
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png,( Arcade-Modifier-Tap.pngArcade-Button-Punch.png)

Shermie[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Shermie.png
Name Input
Shermie Stand Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Shermie Clutch Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Shermie Whip (close)Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Shermie Spiral (close)Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
__Shermie Cute Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png (after any command throw)
Axle Spin Kick Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Shermie Shoot Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Shermie Flash
(close)Arcade-Stick-Hcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Shermie Carnival
(close)Arcade-Stick-Hcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Chris[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Chris.png
Name Input
Spinning Array Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Reverse Anchor Kick Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Carry Off Kick Arcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Slide Touch Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Scramble Dash Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Direction Change Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Hunting Air Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Shooting Dancer Thrust Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Shooting Dancer Step Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Glider Stomp Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Chain Slide Touch
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Twister Drive
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png

'97 Special Team[edit]

Ryuji Yamazaki[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Yamazaki.png
Name Input
Bussashi Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Hebi Tsaku Gedan Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png(hold to delay)
Hebi Tsaku Chuudan Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png (hold to delay)
Hebi Tsaku Uwadan Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png (hold to delay)
__Hebi Damashi Arcade-Button-DKick.png(while delaying Hebi Tsaku)
Bai Gaeshi - Kyuushuu Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Bai Gaeshi - Dan Hassha Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Sabaki no Aikuchi Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Yakiire Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Suna Kake Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Sadomazo Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Badukan Pachiki (close)Arcade-Stick-Hcb.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Guillotine
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Yondan Drill
(close)Arcade-Stick-Hcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Blue Mary[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Mary.png
Name Input
Hammer Arc Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Double Rolling Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Climbing Arrow Arcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
M. Spider Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Spin Fall Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Vertical Arrow Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
__M. Snatcher Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png(during Vertical Arrow)
Straight Slice Arcade-Stick-CB.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
__M. Crab Clutch Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png(during Straight Slice)
M. Reverse Facelook Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
M. Head Buster Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Back Drop (close)Arcade-Stick-Hcbf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
M. Splash Rose
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
M. Dynamite Swing
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
M. Typhoon
(close)Arcade-Stick-Hcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png

Billy Kane[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Billy.png
Name Input
Dai Kaiten Geri Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Boukou Tobi Geri Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Senpu Kon Arcade-Modifier-Tap.png Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Shuuten Ren Ha Kon Arcade-Modifier-Tap.png Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
San Setsu Kon Chu Dan Uchi Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
__Kaen San Setsu Kon Chu Dan Tsuki Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png(during San Setsu Kon Chu Dan Tsuki)
Senen Satsu Kon Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Kyou Shuu Hishou Kon Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Ka Ryuu Tsuigeki Kon Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Sui Ryuu Tsuigeki Kon Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Desperation Move
Cho Kaen Senpu Kon
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Dai Senpuu
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Yagami Team[edit]

Iori Yagami[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Iori.png
Name Input
Ge Shiki Yumebiki Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.pngArcade-Button-APunch.png
Ge Shiki Gou Fu In Shinigami Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Ge Shiki Yuri Ori Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Left.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
108 Shiki Yami Barai Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
100 Shiki Oni Yaki Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
311 Shiki Sou Kushi Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
127 Shiki Aoi Hana Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png(can be linked together up to 3 times)
212 Shiki Koto Tsuki In Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Kuzu Kaze (close)Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Kin 1201 Shiki Ya Otome
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Ura 108 Shiki Ya Sakazuki
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Mature[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Mature.png
Name Input
Crematory Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Despair Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Sacrilege Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Death Row Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png(can be linked together up to 3 times)
Metal Massacre Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Deceaser Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Ebony Tears Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Heaven's Gate
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Nocturnal Lights
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Vice[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Vice.png
Name Input
Monstrosity Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Mayhem Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Outrage Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Ravenous Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Black End (close)Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Decider Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Gore Fest (close)Arcade-Stick-Hcb.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
__Mithab's Robe Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png (during Black End or Mayhem)
Desperation Move
Negative Gain
(close)Arcade-Stick-Hcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Whitering Surface
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Oyaji Team[edit]

Heidern[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Heidern.png
Name Input
Critical Dive (close)Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Left.pngorArcade-Stick-Down.pngorArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.pngorArcade-Button-DKick.png (Air Throw)
Shooter Narnagel Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Cross Cutter Arcade-Stick-CB.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Moon Slasher Arcade-Stick-CDU.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Neck Roller Arcade-Stick-CDU.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Storm Bringer (close)Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Killing Bringer Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Final Bringer
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Heidern End
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png

Takuma Sakazaki[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Takuma.png
Name Input
Oniguruma Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Kawara Wari Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Ko Ou Ken Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Mou Ko Murai Gan Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Zan Retsu Ken Arcade-Stick-Right.pngArcade-Stick-Left.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Shou Ran Kyaku Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Hien Shippu Kyaku Arcade-Stick-CDb.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Haoh Shikoh Ken Arcade-Stick-Right.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Ryuko Ranbu
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Shin Kishin Geki
(close)Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Saisyu Kusanagi[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Saisyu.png
Name Input
Ge Shiki Gou Tsuchi Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Ge Shiki Zu Tsui Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
108 Shiki Yami Barai Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
702 Shiki En Jou Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png (can be linked together 2 times)
100 Shiki Oni Yaki Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
100+ Shiki Nataguruma Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
427 Shiki Shin Ken Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Ura 108 Shiki Orochi Nagi
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png (hold to delay)
Desperation Move
1207 Shiki To Bou Gai
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

American Sport Team[edit]

Heavy D![edit]

Portrait KOF98 Heavy D.png
Name Input
Rock Crush Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Rolling Soul Diver Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Ducking Combination Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png(can be linked together up to 2 times)
Blast Upper Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Soul Flower Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Dancing Beat (close)Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Shadow Arcade-Stick-Down.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png(use to power up your next special move)
Desperation Move
D.Magnum
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
D.Crazy
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png

Lucky Glauber[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Lucky.png
Name Input
Dunk Otoshi Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Lucky Kick Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Death Bound Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Lucky Vision Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Death Dunk Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Cyclone Break Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Death Heel Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Death Shoot Arcade-Stick-Down.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ any button
Desperation Move
Hell Bound
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Lucky Driver
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png

Brian Battler[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Brian.png
Name Input
Buster Tomahawk Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Brian Tornado Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Hyper Tackle Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Rocket Tackle Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Screw Body Press Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Brian Hammer Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
__Double Hammer Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png(during Brian Hammer)
____DDT Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png(during Double Hammer)
__Tiger Driver Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png(during Brian Hammer)
____Samurai Bomb Arcade-Stick-Down.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png(during Tiger Driver)
____Shoulder Backbreaker Arcade-Stick-Down.pngArcade-Stick-Down.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png(during Tiger Driver)
Desperation Move
American Supernova
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Big Bang Tackle
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png

Single Entrys[edit]

Rugal Bernstein[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Rugal.png
Name Input
Double Tomahawk Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Reppuu Ken Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Dark Barrier Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Genocide Cutter Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Kaiser Wave Arcade-Stick-Right.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
God Press Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Gigatech Pressure
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Dead End Screamer
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png

Shingo Yabuki[edit]

Portrait KOF98 Shingo.png
Name Input
Ge Shiki Gou Fu Nage Fukanzen Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
114 Shiki Ara Kami Mikansei Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
115 Shiki Doku Kami Mikansei Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
100 Shiki Oni Yaki Mikansei Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Shingo Kinsei Ore Shiki Nie Togi (close)Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Hiji Otoshi Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
101 Shiki Oboro Guruma Mikansei Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Shingo Kick Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Ge Shiki Kake Hou Rin
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Burning Shingo
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png