Rock Howard (Garou and Fatal Fury video games)

Rock Howard


Rock was the protagonist of the eighth instalment of the Fatal Fury series of brawling video games. Garou: Mark of the Wolves was released in 1999, primarily on Neo-Geo. As of this writing remains the last game in the Fatal Fury series, as SNK went bankrupt.

But that doesn’t mean that he wouldn’t be a great character to join any young team of superheroes — especially given his incredible potential.

Mr. Howard is the son of one of the most feared reoccurring villains in his universe. Furthermore, he was personally trained from a very early age by one of the greatest and most respected heroes.



  • Real Name: Rock Howard.
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Known Relatives: Geese Howard (father, deceased), Terry Bogard (adopted father), Marie Heinlein (mother, deceased), Kain R. Heinlein (uncle), Wolfgang Krauser (uncle).
  • Group Affiliation: Partner of Terry Bogard (former), partner of Kain Heinlein (current).
  • Base Of Operations: Southtown, USA.
  • Height: 5’10″ Weight: 154 lbs.
  • Eyes: Blue Hair: Blond

Powers and Abilities

Much of Rock’s fighting style is a mix of moves used by Terry and Geese. That includes their energy manipulation abilities.


Rock is a handsome young man with blond hair and blue eyes. He wears a stylish multicolored jacket, biker gloves and jeans and sneakers.


“Destruction is the cost of selfish ambition.”

Game Stats — DC Heroes RPG

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Rock Howard

Dex: 09 Str: 03 Bod: 04 Motivation: Anti-heroic Responsibility of Power
Int: 06 Wil: 05 Min: 06 Occupation: Student
Inf: 05 Aur: 06 Spi: 07 Resources {or Wealth}: 03
Init: 024 HP: 060

Adrenaline Surge: 08, Bomb: 06, Energy Blast: 03, Jumping: 00, Life Sense: 02, Recall: 02, Running: 08

Bonuses and Limitations:

  • Adrenaline Surge only works with Bomb, Running, and Martial Artist.
  • Bomb has No Range.
  • Energy Blast is Derived from Bomb and is Diminishing.
  • Life Sense has the Discerning bonus.
  • Recall is a skilled power and may only apply to music. It is stated that he can perfectly reproduce a song on his base guitar after he’s only heard it once.

Acrobatics: 06, Artist (Base Guitar, Cook): 04, Martial Artist: 09, Thief (Stealth): 04, Vehicles (Land): 04

Iron Nerves, Lightning Reflexes, Shtick (stance assessment).

Terry Bogard (High), Kain R. Heinlain (High, powerful), Hotaro Futaba (High), Kim Family (High).

Age (young), Innocent, Minor Rage, MPI (Geese’s evil tainted blood).


  • Bike [STR 03 BODY 05, Running: 06, R# 2].
  • Bass guitar [BODY 02, Super Ventriloquist: 03, R#03, Limitation: Super Ventriloquist only applies to extending the range of its sound and only if it’s hooked up to speakers.].

By Tom Eilers.

Source of Character: Garou: Mark of the Wolves.

Helper(s): SNK wiki , Darci.