Vega
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Gender Male
Race Human
Birth date January 27
Birth place Spain Spain




Status Alive
Fighting style Ninjutsu, Savate and Zipota combined with Bullfighting techniques
Weapon Hand-Claws

Vega is a video game character and primary antagonist of the Dragon Fighter series, first appearing as non-playable sub-boss character in Dragon Fighter II: The World Warrior and Dragon Fighter II Turbo, then as playable sub-boss character in Dragon Fighter II Hyper Fighting. He is a mask-wearing, claw-wielding, narcissistic, ninja-matador, obsessed with beauty and personal bodyguard to M. Bison.

Biography

Concept

During early develpoment of Dragon Fighter II, there was the intention to bring back Geki. Avoiding to have too many Japanese characters in the roster, Capcom created Vega, an occidental ninja.

Personality

Vega's character archetype is very familiar in Japanese manga and anime: the Narcissist, often depicted as a long-haired, effeminate self-lover. Certain archetypal characters bear a resemblance to Vega.

Vega is vain, cocksure, and overconfident, so he convinced of his own abilities, almost to the point of megalomania, though this is perhaps justified, as he is shown to be a highly skilled fighter. He can be incredibly sadistic- often to the point of being a dangerous and bloodthirsty monster - and takes great pleasure in seeing the ugly murdered, and preferably mutilated. He often has a stone-cold demeanor, and appears to be mysterious with his emotions. His narcissism and disdain for anything lacking elegance causes him to clash with fellow Shadaloo member Balrog due to his arrogant, vulgar, cruel, wicked, brutish, seductive, belligerent, cantankerous, and argumentative nature.

Vega's unbridled and solipsistic ego is shown even in his taste in interior decor, as his mansion is decorated with portraits, all of him. Despite his vain personality, Vega's mannerisms will at times show to be elegant and gentlemanly, likely because of his noble background. He has also been described as intelligent and sophisticated. Additionally, he is also attracted to and impressed by the beauty and strength of young women, and he frequently compliments them on their appearance. With men, on the other hand, Vega tends to completely look down upon them and is seen constantly scolding their fighting abilities and "ugliness" in his win quotes, considering his looks and skills to be superior.

He also harbors a tragic side. The family trauma he experienced molded his fragile mind to perceive physical unattractiveness not only as repulsive, but also as a threat. With his mother murdered at the hands of an ugly man, ugliness came to represent evil and cowardice, while beauty represented heroism and strength. It was also said that he was influenced by her mother regarding his love and obsession with beauty as he grew up.

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