Rock Howard

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Here is a list of quotes for Rock Howard.

In BattleEdit

Japanese English Translation Occurs when/during
"Genkai made...tobasu ze!" "Until my limit...I'll fly on!" Introduction
"Chi ga...uzukuno ka!" "My blood is boiling!" Intro vs. Kain (in Garou:MotW)
"Kono teido ja ne daro?" "Is that the best you can do?" Win Pose 1
"Doko mademo...agaiteyaru." "It doesn't matter where...I'll fight." Win Pose 2
"...abayo." "...later." Win Pose 3/after using Shine Knuckles
"Ikuze!" "Let's go!" MAX Mode Activation (XIV)
"Tobasu!" "I'll fly!" MAX Mode Cancel (XIV)
"Reppuuken!" "Gale Fist!" Reppūken
"Double Reppuuken!" "Double Gale Fist!" Double Reppūken
"Tobida!" "Fly away!" EX Hard Edge Second Hit
"Rising Tackle!" Rising Tackle
"Muda da!" "Useless!" EX Rising Tackle
"Dunk!" Rage Run - Type Dunk
"Upper!" Rage Run - Type Upper
"Moratta!" "You're mine!" Rasetsu
"Raging Storm!" Raging Storm
"Kurai na!" "Eat this!" Shine Knuckles - Start
"Kimeru ze!" "This is it!" MAX Shine Knuckles - Start
"Owari da!" "It's over!" MAX Shine Knuckles - Final Hit
"Genkai wo koeru..." "Exceed the Limit..." (XIV) Neo Deadly Rave - Start
"Deadly Rave!" Neo Deadly Rave - (Garou:MotW) Start / (XIV) Success
"Todoke!" "Take this!" Neo Deadly Rave - Final Hit
"Neo Raging..." Neo Raging Storm - Start
"Storm!" Neo Raging Storm - End
"Sawaru na!" "Hands off!" (XIV) Throw Reject / (MI Series) Stylish Move
"Ha, dasee na!" "Ha, how pathethic!" Stylish Move
"See ya!" Sabaki Success
"Shut up!" Stylish Move
"Kocchi da!" "Here!" Roll Forward
"Otto!" "Whoa!" Roll Backwards
"Yarou..." "You bastard..." Get Up
"Mou nigasanee!" "Don't run away!" Get Up
"Shan toshi na!" "Do it properly!" Taunt
"Nigete mo iin daze?" "Are you running too early?" Taunt (MIR:A)
"Kuso..." "Damn..." Stun (XIV)
"Nani?!" "What?! Guard Crush (XIV)
"Sou kai yo?" "Is it right?" Time Over - Normal (Garou:MotW)
"Chi..." "Damn..." Time Over - Draw (Garou:MotW) /Normal (XIV)
"Mittomo nee." "Unbelievable." Time Over - Draw (XIV)
"Koko made ka?" "Is this it?" Low Hit K.O. (Garou:MotW)
"Koko made...ka?" "Is" Guard/Low Hit K.O. (XIV)

Garou: Mark of the WolvesEdit

Win QuotesEdit

  • "I battle my destiny! I just can't lose!"
  • "I guess I was just born to be wild!"
  • "I wan't to forget myself and fly away from it all!"
  • "Uh, you really should lose those clothes, pal!" (Vs. B.Jenet)
  • "I admire your directness." (Vs. Butt)
  • "Someone's watching over me. Ever get that feeling?" (Vs. Freeman)
  • "You can't live by hate alone. That's what Terry told me." (Vs. Gato)
  • "Stop copying me. It so pathetic!" (Vs. Himself)
  • "Shiranui Ninja arts? That sounds familiar..." (Vs. Hokutomaru)
  • "If it's okay with you, I'll look for your brother." (Vs. Hotaru)
  • "The moment I know I'm me is when I'm duking it out!" (Vs. Kevin)
  • "I have a violent pedigree. Unlike your family, pal!" (Vs. Kim Dong Hwan)
  • "You respect your father? You're nothing like me." (Vs. Kim Jae Hoon)
  • "You are a hero aren't you? Get a hold of yourself bud!" (Vs. Tizoc)
  • "Why does my evil blood boil?" (Vs. Grant (player controlled) or after winning with Raging Storm or Deadly Rave)
  • "I am what I am! No one can tie me down!" (Vs. Kain (player controlled))

Vs. Terry BogardEdit


Rock: "The semifinals. If I win..."
Terry: "You'll know your lineage."
Rock: "I know, Terry. No mercy for you."
Terry: "Funny! Let's see your stuff. Young wolf cub!"


Rock: "I asked you, but you held back."
Terry: "Nonsense. I gave it my all! You won fair and square, Rock."
Rock: "The finals... I made it!"
Terry: "Be careful. I smell a rat!"
Rock: "I know. Bye, Terry."

Vs. GrantEdit


Rock: "I don't need this trivial final match... Show yourself, you coward!"
?: "Weak dogs bark loudest. But actually this is not so. The weak are too busy soiling themselves, I find."
Rock: "I hope you're not the latter. That would be so gross. Show yourself, wimp!"
Grant: "I am Grant... The Martyr of Might... Now show me your awesome power... me all you have."


Grant: "This overwhelming dread... Is this the power of Geese? The power of Evil?"
Rock: "Tell me about mother!"
Grant: "Geese's wife, Marie? Ask Kain. Argh. I'm done!"

Vs. Kain R. HeinleinEdit

Pre-Final Battle

?: "To think Grant lost... So blood does tell all. Or maybe?..."
Rock: "So, you must be Kain... Why did you call me here?"
Kain: "I've been waiting for you. I'm Kain R. Heinlein... ...Following Geese's wishes, I've taken over this town."
Rock: "That's... You gotta be kidding!"
Kain: "That's right. Your mother, who was my big sister! After their deaths, I took over Geese's empire of crime. If you're Geese's loin seed, then you should join me."
Rock: "...I can't be tied down. Even if you are a relative."
Kain: "Then maybe my fists can teach you some filial piety! It looks like my only choice."


Rock: "Well, answer me! Why use my summon me here? You're really mother's..."
Kain: "I did it all...for the legacy of Geese Howard!"
Rock: "Geese Howard? Legacy?"
Kain: "After his death...his will was found... But...its true message...was indecipherable to all..."
Rock: "You think I understand you? Too bad. It's Greek to me! Try someone else, freak."
Kain: "Hmmm... Even if I know...your mother's alive?"


Terry: "Rock! Where are you?"
Kain: "Welcome, Terry Bogard."
Terry: "Why you! Where's Rock?"
Kain: "Rock? He's here, of course. He's with me now, blondie! We're a team now. So back off, wolf boy!"
Terry: "What's going on, Rock?!"
Rock: "Don't talk me out of this. When my accounts are settled, I shall return to this town."
Terry: "So be it! It's your choice. Just know I believe in you!"
Rock: "Forgive me...Terry."
Kain: "What do we do now, partner?"

KOF Maximum ImpactEdit

Japanese English Translation Occurs when/during
"Chi no takaburi wo osaerare ne!" "I can't contain my blood rage!" Pre-Fight Scene As CPU
"Ikuze!" "Let's go!" Pre-Fight Scene As CPU
"Chi...chi ga...uzukuno ka!" " blood...boils!" Pre-Fight Quote As CPU
"Tekagen nashi da ze, Terry!" "I won't hold back, Terry!" Pre-Fight Scene (As CPU)/ Special Intro vs. Terry (As Player)
"Anta...dare?" "Who...are you?" Pre-Fight Scene (As CPU) vs. Alba/Soiree (As Player)/Billy (As Player on KOF MI 2)
"Yaru kara ni wa, tekagen dekinai ze!" "If I will fight with you, then I won't hold back!" Pre-Fight Scene (As CPU) vs. Alba/Soiree (As Player)/Billy (As Player on KOF MI 2)
"Koitsu...tekiro..." "This...should do it..." Pre-Fight Quotes (As CPU) vs. Alba/Soiree (As Player)/Billy (As Player on KOF MI 2)

Story ModeEdit

  • "You mean the Metatron's Foundation's not the sponsor?"
  • "That name's not going to make you many clients!"
  • "I was going to teach him a lesson. Cruds! He got away!"
  • "Ah, well. I ruffed him up enough. I'll overlook it!"

KOF Maximum Impact 2Edit

Japanese English Translation Occurs when/during
"Chi no tagiri wo...kanjiru!" "Feel my blood...rage!" Pre-Fight Quote As CPU
"Nara?...Shin no Kyokugen-Ryuu ten wo misete moraeru gai!" "Really?...Then show me the Real strength of Kyokugen Karate!" Pre-Fight Quote As CPU vs. Ryo Sakazaki/Yuri Sakazaki or Mr. Karate
"Usaki kara henna shisen wo kanjirun dakedo." "I had a feeling someone was watching me." Pre-Fight Quote As CPU vs. Ninon Beart
"Nante iiu ka...ah...maitta na" "You gotta're totally hot." Pre-Fight Quote As CPU vs. Bonne Jenet
"Kisama, ore to...Kaasan no?!" " mother?!" Pre-Fight Quote As CPU vs. Geese Howard
"Jaa, tameshite miru kai?" "Well, we try it?"

Story ModeEdit

Versus Luise Meyrink
  • "Man, this sucks...I hate fighting with chicks!"
  • "Huh? What are you talking about? You certainly look like one."
  • "I mean I hate holding back. Chicks cry so easily."
  • "We'll see. Won't we?"
  • "I-I'm sorry. I hate beating chicks. Are you all right."
  • "S-See ya."
  • "It's OK. I really don't care"
Versus Jivatma
  • "So this is the final stage...?"
  • "I hate being called that. Who are you? You can't be my opponent in the finals."
  • "Kusiel? What?"
  • "Aw man, this really sucks. Not again."
  • "Don't even mention his name! no Geese Howard!"
  • "Shut up! I'll fight against my destiny and I won't lose my name!
  • "Yeah...whatever"
  • "You must be joking! Is that all you've got?"
  • "You...That's enough for you...I...!"
  • "What? No..."
  • "What the hell is this? I don't even feel like I won!"
  • "That fool...How can you bring me down like this...?"
  • "Do I...Do I have to bear his burden for the rest of my life?"
  • "Terry...?"
  • "Hey man, I really do appreciate all the info, but well you know...your childhood was different from mine. A lot different."
  • "Let's go home, Southtown."
Terry's Ending
  • "Terry!"
  • "No man, nothing is wrong."
  • "...You won, didn't you?"
  • "Well, if you lost so easily, I am pretty disappointed"
  • "I know, I lost half way through. So shoot me!"
  • "Hey, what's the matter?"
  • "A friend?"

Pre Battle DialoguesEdit

Mr. Karate II

Rock: "Kyokugen Karate? I know someone else who uses that style..."
Mr. Karate: "If you think you know Kyokugen, you got another thing comin'!"

Ryo Sakazaki

Rock: "Kyokugen Karate? I know someone else who uses that style..."
Ryo: "I know someone with moves just like you!"

Terry Bogard

Terry: "Hey, rookie! Get serious!"
Rock: "All right. I'll show you my rookie days are over!"

Wild Wolf

Wild Wolf: "Ever on the prowl, I see."
Rock: "All right. I'll show you my rookie days are over!"

Yuri Sakazaki

Rock: "Kyokugen Karate? I know someone else who uses that style..."
Yuri: "Really? But my Kyokugen Karate's a bit different, you know?"

KOF Maximum Impact 2: Regulation AEdit


  • "Genkai made tobasu ze!" - "I'm gonna send you into space!"


  • "Ko...koko made ka?" - "Is this as far as I go?"

Special QuotesEdit

Versus Rock's Quotes
Japanese English Translation Occurrs when/during
Wild Wolf "Aikawara sa, shikoshi 'pride' shiteru no kai." "I see you're still in the proud" Introduction
Terry Bogard/Wild Wolf "OK, Mou 'rookie' ja nai de koto oshiete yaru ze!" "Alright, I'll show you my 'rookie' days are over!" Introduction - Response to Terry
Terry Bogard "Doushitanda, Terry? Densetsu no ookami no na ga naku ze!" "What's wrong, Terry? You call yourself the Legendary Wolf?" Win
Ryo Sakazaki/Yuri Sakazaki/Mr. Karate "Kyokugen Ryu ga? Ore wo shiranai ni mo hitori shika ite ga iru ze!" "Kyokugen Karate? There's only one person I know that would use that style!" Introduction
Blue Mary "Terry no shiriai da kara tte, tegaken wa nashi da ze, Miss Ryan." "If you're Terry's friend, then I won't hold back, Miss Ryan." Introduction
Mai Shiranui "Anta...Terry no otoutosan to crush teru de na?" "You...Are you the one who has a crush with Terry's Brother?" Introduction
Mai Shiranui "Jaa, ore ga Terry no musuko mitai na mondato suru to...Andy-san to fuufu douze nante wa...ore kara mide ba obasan." "Well, me being the adoptive son of Terry I should say...if you'd get a couple with Mr. Andy...I shall call you aunt." Introduction - Response
Mai Shiranui "Terry no otoutosan mo iroiro to taihen zoro da na..." "Terry's Brother has too many things to do, too..." Win
Geese Howard "Kisama...Geese!" "You...Geese!" Introduction
Geese Howard "Kaasan no kurushimi...nanbunui shitemo omoi shita ka?!!" "Mother's suffering...You don't even know about that?!!" Win
Makoto Mizoguchi "Ikkinarida na, ossan. Kenka wo tteru tsumorinara, ka o ze." "You're the annoying one here, old fart. If you intend to do war here, go home." Introduction

Capcom vs. SNK 2Edit

Before Finals Edit

  • "Will this be the end, or a new beginning? Whatever..."

Win QuotesEdit

  • "Come on! I'm still in the first gear!"
  • "Did you feel the heat of the wind?"
  • "I must destroy and defeat all who stand in my way."
  • "You don't belong here..."
  • "Was this your finest hour?"
  • "There is nothing to fear when you have nothing to lose."
  • "You weren't supposed to have such a rough welcome party."
  • "I look forward to my next match!"

Neo Geo Battle ColiseumEdit

Win QuotesEdit

  • "A phoenix needs wind to fly. A strong wind like you!"
  • "I love life and death battles. Could I just be bonkers?"
  • "Just how many times do I have to win to be champ?"
  • "My blood boils! Dude, just who are you? (Vs. Geese)
  • "We look a little alike. But my battle's far from over. Unlike you ya loser!"(Vs. K')
  • "Terry! Like I keep telling you,show me ALL you got!" (Vs. Terry)
  • "You have unshakable faith. I'm a little jealous." (Vs. Yuki)

The King of Fighters XIVEdit

Character Select Screen Edit

  • "OK!"
  • "Agete ikuze!" - "Time to give it all!"
  • "Tadori tsuite miseru..." - "I'll show you everything I've got..."

Pre-Battle DialoguesEdit

Ryuji Yamazaki

Yamazaki: "Hey, you! Are you Terry Bogard's protege or somethin'?"
Rock: "Huh? Where did that came from?"
Yamazaki: "Never mind that, I asked you a question, punk!"
Rock: "What's the matter to you if I am?"
Yamazaki: "I owe the guy a lotta favors, that's all. I'm hopin' I can lure him out if I rough you a little."
Rock: "I don't know who you are, but if I lose to you, Terry will just laugh at me. So show me what you've got, for real!"


Rock: "I try not to judge other people for their hobbies, but carrying a whip around in public is just weird."
Whip: "What?! Her name is Voodoo, and she's my baby, not a hobby..."
Rock: "Y-you gave it a name? OK, I'm sorry I said anything.
Whip: "W-wait a minute, pal! If you think you can just hurt our feelings like that, think again! We'll teach you a lesson!"
Rock: "Whoa, whoa! Gimme a break..."


Vanessa: "Haven't seen you around before? Your attitude reminds me of somebody, though. Hmmm... I wonder who...?"
Rock: "H-Hang on a second... Don't stand so close to me!"
Vanessa: "Aww, are you blushing? What a cute kid!"
Rock: "A cute kid? Listen, old lady, I may be younger than you, but I'm not young enough for you to call me that!"
Vanessa: "Old lady?! Hmm... I guess I am getting old. Oh, well. Do you know how to handle an adult woman, kiddo? How about I teach you?

Win QuotesEdit

  • "Argh... My blood is boiling...!"
  • "That took a little too long. I better train harder..."
  • "Can't stay on your feet, huh? I guess you've had enough."
  • "If you had wings to fly, I bet they could carry you anywhere..."
  • "I won't let destiny make me dance to its tune."
  • "OK, I win this round."
  • "Give it a rest. Any more, and my blood will boil over."
  • "You got nothin' to win from this fight."
  • "If we keep going, you'd better be ready for a hospital stay."
  • "I'll battle destiny itself!"
  • "Too bad... I thought you had more fight than that in you."
  • "That really got my engine running! Wanna go another round?"
  • "Phew... I got pretty serious for a while there."
  • "Next time, pick a fight with someone your own size."
  • "Sorry, I'm don't know how to hold back."
  • "Next time we fight, come after me at full throttle!"
  • "See you around. I'm out."
  • "You sould've trained harder before you challenged me."
  • "Ugh, Terry would have finished this fight faster..."
  • "How about you grovel a little, and we call this fight over?"
  • "All right! I managed to win."
  • "It's been a while since I've gotten this fired up!"
  • "It looks like your lucky ran out first."
  • "The Goddess of Victory doesn't smile on daydreamers!"
  • "Sorry, I'm the kind of guy who goes all-out or nothing."
  • "Why…? My blood is boiling..." (After winning with Raging Storm or Deadly Rave)
  • "A-Are you OK? Your moves are so much like Terry’s, I got a little too fired up..." (vs. Alice)
  • "Say hi to Hokutomaru for me, Andy." (vs. Andy)
  • "Glory doesn’t last forever." (vs. Antonov)
  • "Ninjas are a dime a dozen these days." (vs. Bandeiras)
  • "I don’t get why you follow that guy around..." (vs. Billy)
  • "That pain you’re feeling right now? Mother suffered ten thousand times worse than that!" (vs. Geese)
  • "Hey, pal, I'm your opponent right now. Got someone else on the brain, or what?" (vs. Iori)
  • "You think you can keep up with those two, with pitiful moves like that?" (vs. Joe)
  • "Don’t you want your son to respect you as a father? You need to work harder." (vs. Kim)
  • "What happened to being the Hero of Justice? You’re making the kiddies cry, man!" (vs. King of Dinosaurs)
  • "The more you brag about your history, the more pathetic you look when you lose." (vs. Kyo)
  • "Phew… That was rough, but I made it somehow." (vs. Luong)
  • "Hey, uh... Think you could tone down your look a little? It's kinda distracting." (vs. Mai)
  • "You know, I’ve met someone else who used moves like yours before." (vs. Mature)
  • "Those straightforward punches… That’s the Kyokugen style, all right." (vs. Ryo)
  • "Man, I thought you were just a poser, but you’ve got a real fire in your heart." (vs. Shun'ei)
  • "Gah, are you okay? I’m still not used to fighting chicks..." (vs. Sylvie)
  • "Hold back if you want, but it's not my problem if you lose, Terry!" (vs. Terry)
  • "So, you’re Terry’s master? It’s good to meet you!" (vs. Tung)
  • "I need to focus harder! Those boxing punches really sting." (vs. Vanessa)
  • "Whips like yours are popular with people who are into… that kind of stuff… Right?" (vs. Whip)
  • "Evil charisma? Oh, I get it… You’re just another joker I gotta grind into a pulp." (vs. Xanadu)
  • "Thought you could just throw your weight around forever, huh, jerk?" (vs. Yamazaki)
  • "Th-The Kyokugen style attracts all kinds, huh..." (vs. Yuri)