Orochi is the main antagonist and final boss in The King of Fighters’97. He returned in remakes like The King of Fighters ’98 Ultimate Match (2008) or the Japan only mobile games The King of Fighters ’97 and ’98 (2015/2016).

Orochi is over 1800 years old and was resurrected through the New Faces Team Members but defeated once again by the “Sacred Treasures” Team of Kyo Kusanagi, Iori Yagami and Chizuru Kagura


Orochi from the King of Fighters Games: an Overview

Charactername: Orochi   Developed /Created by SNK 
Gameseries: The King of Fighters   First seen on:  Arcades
First Game:  The King of Fighters ’97   Year first seen:  1997
Last Game: The King of Fighters 98 OL (2016)   Birthplace:  
Role(s) and Characteristics: Fighting Game Boss & Fighting Game Character      
Additional Tags:     Similar Characters:  
Has Relations to: Chris, Yashiro, Shermie, Goenitz, Ryuji Yamazaki, Mizuchi    See also:  



Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Orochi from The King of Fighters


KOF’98 OL (2016)

The King of Fighters’98 Ultimate Match (2008)

The King of Fighters’97



Orochi in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects


Orochi is a part of our Fighting Game Boss Tribute from 2011 and was drawn by Blackorb00 for it.



Selected Fan Art and Cosplay of Orochi


Orochi from KOF’97

by Jaime Herrera



Updates and Additions in Orochi’s Game Art Gallery and Character Overview