Gato is a playable character from Garou: Mark of the Wolves (1999) who was later added to the King of Fighters series. He debuted there as part of the “Outlaw” Team with Ryuji Yamazaki and Billy Kane in The King of Fighters 2003. In the sequel The King of Fighters XI (2005) he forms the “Garou” team with Bonne Jenet and Tizoc. Gato returns as DLC in The King of Fighters XV (2022)

Gato uses techniques from Kung Fu styles like Bājíquán he learned mostly from his father. However, his father killed his mother under unknown circumstances. In the ending of Garou MOTW he is blinded by a stranger who rescued Kain after he was defeated by Gato. 


Gato from the Fatal Fury and KOF Games: an Overview

Charactername: Gato   Developed /Created by SNK
Gameseries:  Fatal Fury, KOF   First seen on: Arcades 
First Game: Garou: Mark of the Wolfes    Year first seen in playable form: 1999 
Last Game: The King of Fighters XV (2022 as DLC)   Birthplace:  
Role(s) and Characteristics: Fighting Game Character   Weapons or Martial Arts Style:  
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Gato from Fatal Fury and KOF

Gato KOF XI Official Art  Gato KOF XI Win Pose Art

King Of Fighters XI (2005) 

Gato KOF 2003 Official Game Art

King Of Fighters 2003 

Gato Garou MOTW Official Game Art

Garou MOTW (1999)




Gato in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects


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


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay Photos of Gato




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