Hwang from SoulCalibur

Hwang is a playable character from the SoulCalibur fighting game series by Namco.

Initially he was meant to be a replacement for the Japanese Samurai character Mitsurugi in early versions of SoulEdge (1995), but eventually he became an additonal character.

In the sequel SoulCalibur (1998), Hwang was one of the unlockable character in the most versions of the game. He returned in SoulCalibur III (2005) where he was again an unlockable “Bonus” character. He got a couple more moves in the arcade version of the game and joined its initial roster. In 2020 he eventually returned as the last dlc of the second season pass of SoulCalibur V (2018). 


Hwang is Korean and fights with a Chinese Sword, his moveset was very similar to Mitsurugi’s in SoulEdge but he became more individual in SoulCalibur and SoulCalibur III. The console versions of SoulCalibur II had an unlockable character named Assassin who used the moveset of Hwang.


Hwang from the SoulEdge & SoulCalibur Games: an Overview

Charactername:  Hwang Seong-gyeong   Developed /Created by Namco
Gameseries: SoulEdge & SoulCalibur   First seen on: Arcades 
First Game: SoulEdge   Year first seen: 1996
Last Game: SoulCalibur VI (2020 as DLC)   Birthplace: Korea 
Role(s) and Characteristics: Fighting Game Character   Weapon: Chinese Sword(s) 
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Hwang  from SoulCalibur

Hwang SoulCalibur III Official Art

Soul Calibur III (2005)

Hwang SoulCalibur Concept Art  Hwang SoulCalibur Official Render Art

SoulCalibur (1998/1999) 




Hwang  in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects


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


Selected Fan Art of Hwang 




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