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Here is a list of quotes for Oswald.

The King of Fighters XIEdit

In BattleEdit

  • "De wa, Kaaneferu no shinzui wo!" (Intro)
  • "Raise."
  • "Bet."
  • "Speculation."
  • "Chekkumeito" - Checkmate.
  • "Jackpot."
  • "Misete age yo..." - I will show you...
  • "Kaaneferu no shinzui wo!"- "The true essence of Karnoffel!"
  • "Sayonara..." - Farewell...
  • "Open the game."
  • "Hayaku shitamae..." - Hurry up...
  • "De wa, gokigen yo..." - Well then, be in good spirits...
  • "Shikata no nai hito desu ne." - What a hopeless person, huh.
  • "Shikkei." - Pardon me.
  • "Yarimasu ne." - Quite good.
  • "No more bet."

Win QuotesEdit

  • "Karnoffel would be satisfied with me... Your hand, sir?"
  • "Nice teamwork. One more card and you'd have a flush."
  • "You should learn how to read your cards. That's how you enjoy the "hand" you're dealt."
  • "You're not half bad. Your third card's a real ace!"
  • "Yes, indeedy... You truly are a wild card!" (vs. Ash)
  • "Pretty common defense and offense. You look like a queen." (vs. King/Vanessa)
  • "Giving up before the call? You, sir, are no Mr. Karate." (vs. Ryo/Yuri)
  • "It's good to be aggressive, but it's no good if you go bust." (vs. Shion)

The King of Fighters XIVEdit

Pre-Battle DialoguesEdit


Heidern: "Oswald, what is a man like you doing here?"
Oswald: "That's I want to ask you. A general shouldn't show up on the frontlines, Cdr. Heidern."
Heidern: "I see talking is no use. Will pain change your mind?"
Oswald: "Heh, heh, heh... OK, I'll show you the essence of Karnoffel."

Blue Mary

Mary: "Mr. Oswald, Shen Woo isn't in this tournament."
Oswald: "From Shanghai? I have no further business with him. Besides that, an old man shouldn't take away a youngster's future."
Mary: "Heheh, true. But those... Dragon Pills? You don't need them?"
Oswald: "You're well informed. But they're not longer necessary. I'm very lucky. It makes an old man want to believe in fate."


Oswald: "Truly, this is good fortune. You don't know who I am, but... I'll have to ask you to die."
Xanadu: "Hahahahahaha!"

Win QuotesEdit

  • "Forget about me."
  • "I've still got it."
  • "Learn to strategize. Your life depends on it."
  • "Whether you win or lose matters, but knowing what to do when it happens is important."
  • "Your movements were so easy to predicted that I thought you were bluffing."
  • "Shall we have another match?"
  • "It seems I drew a high card."
  • "Showing your trump card in advance is what a fool does."
  • "Are you prepared to risk your life?"
  • "You should have your cards in order before you challenge me."
  • "A trump of cards is useless if you never play it."
  • "You thought you could challenge me? Know your place!"
  • "Farewell, and sweet dreams."
  • "The match is over. We have nothing further to discuss."
  • "Courage and carelessness aren't at all the same. Think hard about it."
  • "Learning through imitation is important, but if can't go beyond that, then you're just a copycat." (vs. Alice)
  • "You're foolishly straightforward, let's say... Nothing but aggression." (vs. Antonov)
  • "Even the honorable master Chin has grown weak with age, I suppose." (vs. Chin)
  • "If you want to play the part of an outlaw, you need the determation for it." (vs. Choi)
  • "Not bad. I see how you could compete with Mr. Karate." (vs. Gang-il)
  • "A man who can't handle a single city is nothing to be concerned with." (vs. Geese)
  • "You've been off the battlefield for too long, it seems. Maybe it's time to leave these matters to your troops." (vs. Heidern)
  • "Gambits, hm? That's an interesting thing you showed me." (vs. Hein)
  • "You can change your mask, but it means nothing if you don't change what's underneath." (vs. King of Dinosaurs)
  • "Whether you win or lose to me, you don't care, right?" (vs. Kukri)
  • "Your skills bear some resemblance, but that stun gun... If your grandfather saw that, what would he say?" (vs. Mary)
  • "I see... That explains your otherworlding beauty." (vs. Mature)
  • "Don't hate me too much. Attacking someone while they sleep is the obvious strategy." (vs. Meitenkun)
  • "If I may suggest something, I'd be wary of the company that made that arm." (vs. Nelson)
  • "You have enough energy, but winning requires a strategy." (vs. Ramon)
  • "I don't know your personal problems, but I'm not so decrepit that you can beat me without solving those first." (vs. Rock)
  • "If that's all you can muster, you won't be inheriting the Mr. Karate name any time soon." (vs. Ryo)
  • "I wouldn't try to hide your pain too much. You can hardly call that a poker face." (vs. Terry)
  • "I'd heard you've grown old and feeble, but I seems you're still in the game." (vs. Tung)
  • "Your style is as traditional as ever... All that's improved is your elegance, perhaps." (vs. Vanessa)
  • "Your potential showed me a glimpse of many emotions. Predicting your moves wasn't easy." (vs. Verse)
  • "I've met countless people whose personality changes when the game begins. You were not better than any of them." (vs. Whip)
  • "Don't worry. I won't kill you while we have an audience." (vs. Xanadu)
  • "With that poker face you might as well be telling me your plans." (vs. Yamazaki)
  • "Your lack of skill is awfully dangerous. I have to ask what Mr. Karate is doing." (vs. Yuri)