|First Appearance||Night Warriors: Darkstalkers' Revenge|
|Species:||Jiang-shi (Chinese hopping vampire or zombie)|
|Weapon(s):||Various objects, giant knives, bombs|
Hsien-Ko, referred to as Lei-Lei ( レイレイ, Rei-Rei) in Japan, is a Chinese Vampire that was first introduced in Capcom's 2D fighting game, Night Warriors: Darkstalkers' Revenge, the second game in the Darkstalkers series She is accompanied by her twin sister Mei-Ling (Lin-Lin, リンリン, Rin-Rin in Japan) who transforms into the talisman on Hsien-Ko's hat. She is known for her use of weapons, which she hides under her sleeves. Her and her sister are known as Dark Hunters, and hunt Darkstalkers.
Outside of Darkstalkers, she has appeared in Pocket Fighter, Namco x Capcom, Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds and Project x Zone. In Project x Zone, she is teamed up with Frank West who is known for killing zombies. In Darkstalkers the character Lord Raptor appears to have a crush on her and also has a special quote after defeating her in battle.
Background[edit | edit source]
Hsien-Ko and Mei-Ling where born into a long line of mystics in China. One day the dead had climbed from their graves and attacked the twin sisters village, in order to save the village, their mother sacrificed herself. Worried for their mothers soul, the two girls used a forbidden spell to transform themselves into creatures of the dark. After saving their mothers soul, Hsien-Ko and Mei-Ling where reincarnated by a spell performed by their mother's spirit.
In Darkstalkers 3, a reincarnated Hsien-Ko and Mei-Ling fall into a deep sleep on their 16th birthday. In their sleep they had dreamed they were in a new world. In reality the sisters souls had been dragged into Jedah Dohma's realm, Majigen. The powers and memories of their past lives where awakened in this new realm and the sisters joined voices to find their way out.
Gameplay[edit | edit source]
Hsien-Ko has the unique ability to dash in air while her standing forward dash momentarily allows her to vanish. Using her Henkyou Ki, Hsien-Ko will pull out a gong which will deflect projectiles or can be used itself as a short range projectile. Her own projectile, Anki Hou, hurls an object up in an arch and depending on the strength she can hurl the outside of view. In rare cases she will hurl an object that can stun the opponent. During her ES, or super move, Chuukadan, Hsien-Ko throws a giant time bomb towards the opponent; this bomb can be knocked back at Hsien-Ko and cause damage to her as well.
Appearances[edit | edit source]
Darkstalkers series[edit | edit source]
- Night Warriors: Darkstalkers' Revenge
- Darkstalkers 3
- Darkstalkers Chronicle: The Chaos Tower
- Vampire: Darkstalkers Collection
- Darkstalkers Resurrection
Other series[edit | edit source]
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Artwork[edit | edit source]
Videos[edit | edit source]
- Darkstalkers - Hsien-Ko Moves List
- Darkstalkers - Hsien-Ko Character Strategy
- Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Hsien-Ko Gameplay
Marvel vs. Capcom 3 gameplay
- Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Hsien-ko Trailer
Marvel vs. Capcom 3 introduction
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