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Vega (video game character)

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Vega

Vega (known as Balrog in Japan) is one of the bosses of the Street Fighter fighting game series.

According to his official biography, Vega was born in Spain on July 27, 1967. He stands 186 cm (just over 6' 1") and weighs 72 kg. His blood type is O. He is skilled at climbing. He likes himself and other beautiful things. He hates ugly things and getting bloody (which is why he wears a mask while fighting.). His fighting style is a combination of ninjutsu, bullfighting, and claw fighting.

Vega is from a Spanish noble family, but they lost everything they had. His mother married another nobleman for his money, not his looks. As he grew, Vega learned bullfighting, a tradition in his family. He went to Japan and learned ninjutsu, a style he believed meshed well with his natural grace and agility. Combining bullfighting with ninjutsu, Vega went into the underground cage fighting circuit, and quickly became one of the best. His stepfather murdered his mother because he felt she didn't respect him, and Vega killed him in return. The incident damaged his mind, and be developed a dual personality: honourable nobleman by day, sadistic masked killer by night.

P.S: He's an effeminate wierdo.

Trivia

  • In the Japanese version of Street Fighter II and subsequent games, Vega is known as Balrog (full name: Balrog Fabio la Cerda). For the American releases, Balrog became Vega, Vega became M. Bison and M. Bison became Balrog.
  • Early sketches suggest that Vega was going to resemble a medieval knight wearing a full suit of armor.
  • It takes exactly 14 blocked hits for Vega to lose his claw. This reduces his attack range by about 50%. Since Super Street Fighter II, Vega can pick up the claw.

Appearances

Template:Major Street Fighter Charactersja:バルログ (ゲームキャラクター)

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