Rock Howard is one of the playable characters in Garou: Mark of the Wolves (1999) the last Fatal Fury game and is the son of the series main antagonist, Geese Howard. Rock became also a playable character in the crossover fighting games Capcom vs. SNK 2 (2001) and NeoGeo Battle Coliseum (2005).

While Rock Howard did not yet become a playable character in the King of Fighters main series games, he is in The King of Fighters: Maximum Impact (2004) and its sequel KOF MI2 (2006) and its Regulation “A” Update (2007).

Rock Howard also joined The King of Fighters XIV as one of the DLC characters in 2017. In 2022, Rock Howard joined The King of Fighters XV as part of the first trio of DLC characters. 

He plays a lot like Geese in the Maximum Impact games while he has more own moves in the 2D fighters. 


Rock Howard from the King of Fighters Games: an Overview

Charactername: Rock Howard   Developed /Created by  SNK
Gameseries: The King of Fighters   First seen on: Arcades 
First Game:  Garou: Mark of the Wolves   Year first seen:  1999
Last Game: KOF XV (2022 as DLC)   Birthplace:  USA
Role(s) and Characteristics: Fighting Game Character   Martial Arts Style:  
Additional Tags:     Similar Characters:  
Has Relations to: Geese Howard (Father), Terry Bogard (Friend)    See also:  



Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Rock Howard from The King of Fighters


King Of Fighters: Maximum Impact 2 (2006)

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NeoGeo Battle Coliseum (2005)

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King Of Fighters: Maximum Impact (2004)

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Capcom Vs SNK 2 (2001)



Rock Howard in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects


Rock Howard is not yet a part of a Game-Art-HQ Community Art Collaboration


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay of Rock Howard



Rock Howard from KOF

by Pio Paulo Santana

Rock Howard KOF by Tom Waterhouse

Rock Howard, all by 2DForever



Updates and Additions in the Rock Howard Gallery