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| artist = [[Takaya Imamura]], [[Katsuhiko Kanno]], [[Tadashi Sugiyama]], [[Sanae Takeda]]
 
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Captain Douglas Jay Falcon (Japanese: キャプテン・ファルコン, Kyaputen Farukon), commonly known as Captain Falcon, is a video game character debuting in F-Zero for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1991.

While not the mascot of the series or really even, necessarily, the main character, he is the best known, most publicized by Nintendo and appears in more games than any other F-Zero character. He has appeared as a playable character in every F-Zero game excluding F-Zero: Maximum Velocity and has been a regular in every Super Smash Bros. game since the original.

In F-Zero lore, he's a bounty hunter whose identity is a mystery to everyone. He owns his own private island that was presumably purchased through his money he received from capturing bounties. On his island, which is near Port Town, he has built his own track that he practices on before racing with other F-Zero pilots. His famed Blue Falcon is his ship he races with. Over the years Captain Falcon has been rewarded with friends, but mostly rivals.

History

Captain Falcon's history has been revealed through the games, the games' manuals, and the anime. He's a bounty hunter with a mysterious past that not much is known about.

List of games

F-Zero series

Other appearances

Trivia

  • Captain Falcon is best known for his famed "Falcon Punch", where he thrusts his fist into the opponent and causes massive damage in a fiery impact. Fans have used this repeatedly in comedic videos.
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