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Fio Germi
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Fio (short for Fiolina) is the only daughter of a wealthy Italian family. After she was born, her mother was unable to have any more children, making Fio the first heiress in the history of her family, as she had no older siblings. Throughout the generations, The Germi family have made a tradition of sending their eldest child to the army; Fio upholds this tradition willingly, though she has aspirations of becoming a doctor someday, having studied chiropractics, acupuncture, and moxibustion at college.

Fio is a master sergeant of the Intelligence Agency's S.P.A.R.R.O.W.S, which serves as a special ops group for the government. As with her fellow comrades in Metal Slug 2 and beyond, she had risen through the ranks due to her service against General Morden. Similar to Eri, Fio's pistol appears to be a webley MK VI. Marco Rossi is one of her comrades. Together, they battle many enemies... including Mars People.

Her first appearance was in SNK's classic 2D sidescrolling shooter, Metal Slug 2. Her first fighting game appearance was in King Of Fighters 2000 as Vanessa's alternate Striker. Her true fighting game debut finally came in KOF 2006.
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The King of Fighters: Maximum Impact 2

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The King of Fighters: Maximum Impact Regulation A, The King of Fighters 2000 (Striker), Card fighters Clash, Card fighters Clash 2, Card Fighters Clash DS, SNK Vs. Capcom: Match of the Millennium (Mini Game)

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Page Updated:  Sept. 12th, 2022

While it was cool to see SNK cross over a Metal Slug character in to KOF, I'm not sure it really fit the series. Having a Metal Slug character with machine guns, grenades, and Molotov cocktails at her disposal just doesn't make sense in KOF... but it's a cool, entertaining novelty nonetheless. Unfair as it may seem, the classic KOF fighters can still hold their own at least... they do have their fireballs after all. lol.

Aside from that, I like Fio as a design. I always liked using her in Metal Slug for some reason... (bah, I liked using all the characters really). She's a funny character and all, but I just don't think she was really cut out to be a fighting game character.

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