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Brian Battler
Brian in The King of Fighters '94.
Full nameBrian Battler
BirthdateApril 15; 27 years old (KOF '94), 28 years old (KOF '98)
BirthplaceFlag of the United States.svg USA
Height219cm (7'2")
Weight152kg (335 lbs)
Blood typeO
Job/OccupationFootball player
LikesViper (beloved car)
DislikesHardworking Efforts
HobbiesCar Racing
Favorite foodMashed potatoes
Forte in sportsHunting, Football
Fighting stylePower Attacks

Brian Battler (ブライアン・バトラー, Buraian Batorā) is one of the members of the American Sports Team in The King of Fighters '94. He was supposed to come from an earlier SNK game, Football Frenzy. Early designs of Brian depicted him in more traditional football player fashion, but his final design left him without a helmet and a more "casual" uniform. This was done to make him not look exactly like the character Johnny Maximum in the World Heroes series. He is voiced by Eiji Yano.


Despite being named MVP of the year, he had a violent behavior and only found pleasure in tackling his opponents. He was asked by Heavy D! to fill in the missing spot to the three man team, to which he agreed. In their non-canonical team ending of the King of Fighters '94 tournament, Brian claimed he was going to return to playing football for his fans. A running gag seems to exist with the USA Sports team, where they will receive invitations to that year's KOF tournament, only to be beaten senseless and have their invitations stolen from them by another team. This happened to them in 1995, 1997, and 2000 (with Iori's Team -1995-, the New Faces Team -1997-, and Vanessa, Ramon, and Seth -2000- being the respective culprits), and to Lucky Glauber in Neo Geo Battle Coliseum (with Shermie being the assailant). It is unknown who took his invitation for Neo Geo Battle Coliseum.


Brian is very brash and kind of a brute.


  • Energy Attacks - Brian can release attacks infused with energy.
  • Energy Body - Brian can cover his own body with energy.
  • Ignore Weight - Brian can lift and throw anyone in spite of his/her weight.

Fighting StyleEdit

Brian is a power striker and grappler. His moves are inspired by football maneuvers.


  • Slum No. 5 - The King of Fighters '94, '98

Game AppearancesEdit

Mobile AppearancesEdit

  • Metal Slug Defense (unlockable)

Cameo AppearancesEdit

See alsoEdit


BrianMSD Brian94 Brian98

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