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F.A.N.G. is the self-proclaimed "second in command" of Shadaloo. He "appears" to take Sagat's spot on a Shadaloo monument in a SFV stage, as a sculpture of him is seen next to M. Bison, Balrog and Vega. It's unknown what this actually means... but SFV's story will likely reveal more information.

F.A.N.G. is an assassin whose unique poison attacks leave him second only to M. Bison himself! Besides overseeing Shadaloo's operations, his true passion comes from the evil experiments conducted within Shadaloo's research facilities. F.A.N.G introduces a series first mechanic; poison. Whenever his poison attacks connect, they continuously deal damage to the opponent's life bar until he gets hit or the poison runs its course. F.A.N.G's sinister long range attacks and slippery movements, paired with his ability to poison, will leave his opponents feeling ill.
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Page Updated:  Feb. 19th, 2018

There was time... many years ago, it seems... when I could say that I either liked or at least "respected" ALL Street Fighter character designs. Rosters from the classic titles made sense and felt well-rounded, even with several "freak" designs that the series was always known for having. Titles like Super SF2 Turbo, SFA3 and SFIII: 3rd Strike have defining, iconic rosters. Then the SF4 happened, and things started to get silly. Someone a bit more dramatic than myself might say things "went to shit"... but I wouldn't go quite that far. >_>
F.A.N.G. should've debuted in SF4 with all the other oddly-shaped, cartoony characters who would've fit better into a Pixar movie than Street Fighter. The fact that he introduces the "poison mechanic" to Street Fighter is kinda cool, but his overall design could've been much better. A "cool" design more like Lee Pai Long would've worked just fine. F.A.N.G's stupid proportions and awkward animations kill any shred of potential coolness. He's a troll character... who's not very funny. He's a 5-year-old's drawing of Kung-Lao come to life. What ever you want to call him, you can't convince me he's a good character design. No. Just no. 

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