Lord Raptor, known as Zabel in Japan is one of the playable characters in the Darkstalkers fighting games by Capcom. Lord Raptor is playable in all three Darkstalkers games. He is also an enemy in the crossover S-RPG Namco X Capcom (2005) and a rival unit in both Project X Zone (2011-2015) games as well.

He is one of the few playable zombies in a video game and uses many weapons as part of his attacks and special moves that are popular in horror movies.  


Lord Raptor from the Darkstalkers Games: an Overview

Charactername:  Lord Raptor / Zabel Zarock (in Japan)   Developed /Created by Capcom 
Gameseries: Darkstalkers   First seen on: Arcades 
First Game: Darkstalkers 3   Year first seen:  1994
Last Game: Project x Zone 2 (2015)   Birthplace: Australia
Role(s) and Characteristics: Fighting Game Character   Weapons: His Body. 
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Lord Raptor from Darkstalkers


Darkstalkers Resurrection (2013)

Darkstalkers 3 (1997)

Night Warriors: Darkstalkers’ Revenge (1995)



Lord Raptor in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects


Lord Raptor is not yet a part of a Game-Art-HQ Community Art Collaboration


Selected Fan Art of Lord Raptor


Lord Raptor

by Steven De Sykes

Zabel from Darkstalkers

by Joshua Dunbar



Updates and Additions in Lord Raptor’s Game Art Gallery and Character Overview