Soul Calibur 5 Characters List (PS3, Xbox 360)

27 July 2011
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Soul Calibur 5 characters list. Artwork of new fighter Natsu

Many Soul Calibur 5 characters return for this seventh installment in the long-running weapon-based fighting game. The game features some of your favorite Soul Calibur V characters as well as all-new characters. It takes place 17 years after Soul Calibur IV with many characters aging.

So far 28 characters have been officially confirmed, with the last 2 mimic characters being Elysium & Kilik.

NOTE: We have a guide about how to unlock the 7 Soul Calibur 5 secret characters

Here is a trailer for Soul Calibur 5 showing gameplay footage of many of the characters, including Xiba, Cervantes, Aeon and Yoshimitsu’s best moves.

Soul Calibur 5 characters list

  1. Aeon Calcos (AKA Lizardman)
  2. Algol
  3. Astaroth
  4. Cervantes de Leon
  5. Edge Master – Fights with all characters’ styles (mimic)
  6. Elysium – Angelic woman who looks like Sophitia – Fights with all female characters’ styles (mimic) – *NEW*
  7. Ezio Auditore da Firenze – Guest Character from Assassin’s Creed series – *NEW*
  8. Hildegard “Hilde” von Krone
  9. Isabella “Ivy” Valentine
  10. Kilik – Fights with all male characters’ styles (mimic)
  11. Lord Geo Dampierre – Best Buy Pre-order Bonus in USA, Collector’s Edition Extra in EU & Future DLC Character. He’s from Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny
  12. Maxi
  13. Mitsurugi
  14. Natsu – Taki’s disciple – *NEW*
  15. Nightmare
  16. Patroklos Alexandra – Sophitia’s son – *NEW*
  17. Alpha Patroklos – Ultimate version of Patroklos wielding Soul Calibur – Fights with Setsuka style – *NEW*
  18. Pyrrha Alexandra – Sophitia’s daughter – *NEW*
  19. Pyrrha Omega – Possessed version of Pyrrha wielding Soul Edge – Fights with Sophitia style – *NEW*
  20. Raphael Sorel
  21. Siegfried Schtauffen
  22. Tira
  23. Viola (AKA Amy?) – Antagonist with a memory blackout who serves Z.W.E.I. – *NEW*
  24. Voldo
  25. Yan Leixia – Xianghua’s 15-year-old daughter – *NEW*
  26. Xiba – Spiritual successor of staff-wielding Kilik – *NEW*
  27. Yoshimitsu
  28. Z.W.E.I. – Antagonist who can summon E.I.N. werewolf *NEW*

Rumored Bonus Character

  • Katsuhiro Harada – He’s Producer/Director of the Soul Calibur/Tekken series and a Quick Battle Mode challenge – Fights with the Character Creation’s Devil Jin style *UNKNOWN IF PLAYABLE*

Here is an artwork gallery of the Soul Calibur 5 characters.

Thanks to CommieStorm for the Elysium & Kilik confirmation.

Aside from new characters, in 2012 Soul Calibur 5 promises to deliver exhilarating 3D fighting mechanics, breathtaking visuals, 8-way run for true 3D movement during matches, as well as expanding the online + character creation modes. Namco Bandai Games says that, developed by Project Soul Team, SOULCALIBUR V is set to advance the series’ legacy of white-knuckled weapons-based combat with a refined battle system for newcomers and long-time fans alike.

Let’s take a look at the character creator. Tago-San himself (the game’s producer) shows you around the character creation that you’ll find in SoulCalibur V!

Watch this new battle match between Leixia Vs Zwei!

Soul Calibur 5 will be released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on January 31st in America and in Europe on February 3rd, 2012.

Who do you want to see in Soul Calibur 5?


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