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Billy Kane (Fatal Fury, King of Fighters) and his 3-piece rod

Billy Kane


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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

Context

Billy is a martial artist and mob enforcer from the UK. He was first seen as a lieutenant/sub-boss in 1991, in the Fatal Fury beat ’em up video game. A popular character, he kept returning in Fatal Fury and King of Fighters games up to the present day.

An expert in the bo staff and three-sectioned staff, Billy’s cool moves have most often served legendary criminal mastermind Geese Howard. He has served as Geese’s right-hand man on many occasions.

As with most of our SNK writeups, this isn’t a full-featured profile but a stab at his DC Heroes RPG stats.


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Background

  • Real Name: Billy Kane.
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Known Relatives: Lilly Kane (younger sister).
  • Group Affiliation: Geese Howard’s criminal empire.
  • Base Of Operations: South Town, USA.
  • Height: 5’11″ Weight: 172 lbs.
  • Eyes: Blue Hair: Blond


Powers and Abilities

Billy uses staff and three-piece-rod fighting techniques in combat, as well as the occasional bit of pole-vaulting. He can use energy to set his weapon on fire for additional damage.


Description

Billy is a British punk and dresses the part. He wears a leather jacket with the no smoking symbol on the back, no shirt underneath and a colorful bandana. He’s usually scowling most of the time as well.

Billy Kane in jeans coveralls


Quotes

“Hey, hey, hey!”

“Go to hell !”


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Billy Kane

Dex: 08 Str: 03 Bod: 04 Motivation : Upholding Geese Howard
Int: 05 Wil: 04 Min: 04 Occupation : Security Guard for Geese Howard
Inf: 04 Aur: 03 Spi: 05 Resources {or Wealth}: 010
Init: 021 HP: 050

Powers:
Adrenaline Surge: 06, Flame Being: 06, Jumping: 02

Bonuses and Limitations:

  • Adrenaline Surge only works with Flame Being and Jumping.
  • All Powers require a staff to use.
  • Flame Being is only usable on his staff and not on him and is minor marginal. He cannot use it in consecutive rounds.

Skills:
Acrobatics (athletics, dodging, gymnastics): 04, Artist (electric guitar): 04, Martial Arts: 07, Thief (concealment): 04, Weaponry (exotic, melee): 09

Advantages:
Expertise (business administration, laundry), HQ (expansive), Schtick (telescopic feint, flashing blades).

Connections:
Geese Howard (High), Big Bear (High), Eiji Kisaragi (Low).

Drawbacks:
MIH (The Lonely Wolves and Iori Yagami), SIH (cigarette smoke), Minor Rage, Unluck.

Equipment:
Three-section staff (x2) [BODY 04, EV 04, R#02].


Previous statistics

Up until very recent events (King of Fighters: Maximum Impact 2) his younger sister Lilly Kane was a Dependent, but later proved that she could hold her own in a fight by taking up the same art of the three sectioned staff, and thus was a Dependent no longer.

By Tom Eilers.

Source of Character: Fatal Fury video games.

Helper(s): Sébastien Andrivet, Roy Cowan, Frank Murdock, Adam Fuqua, SNK wiki .

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