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| name = Captain Falcon
 
| name = Captain Falcon
| image = [[File:Captain_Falcon.jpg|200 px|center]]|center]]
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| image = [[File:Captain_Falcon_SSB4.png|250px]]
| caption = <small>Artwork from ''[[F-Zero GX]]''.</small>
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| caption = <small>Artwork from ''[[Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U]]''.</small>
| series = [[F-Zero (series)|''F-Zero'' series]]
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| series = [[F-Zero (series)|''F-ZERO'' series]]
 
| firstgame = ''[[F-Zero]]'' ([[1990]])
 
| firstgame = ''[[F-Zero]]'' ([[1990]])
 
| creator =
 
| creator =
 
| artist = [[Takaya Imamura]], [[Katsuhiko Kanno]], [[Tadashi Sugiyama]], [[Sanae Takeda]]
 
| artist = [[Takaya Imamura]], [[Katsuhiko Kanno]], [[Tadashi Sugiyama]], [[Sanae Takeda]]
| voiceactor = [[Ryô Horikawa]] (games)<br>[[Hideyuki Tanaka]] (TV, JP)<br>[[David Wills]] (TV, US)
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| voiceactor = [[Ryō Horikawa]] (games)<br>[[Hideyuki Tanaka]] (TV, JP)<br>[[David Wills]] (TV, US)
 
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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|F-Zero: Maximum Velocity]]'' and has been a regular in every ''[[Super Smash Bros.]]'' game since the original.
 
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|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.
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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==
 
==History==
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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. His captain title is rumored to be because he was once a police officer.
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. His captain title is rumored to be because he was once a police officer.
 
   
 
==Appearance==
 
==Appearance==
 
===''F-ZERO''===
 
===''F-ZERO''===
 
Outside of pictures and cutscenes, Captain Falcon is rarely seen outside a vehicle. He is a very mysterious and solitary man. He wears a blue flight suit with body armor typically with his trademark helmet. He also wears gloves, gold boots and a belt with a holster for a gun (although rarely used). He is very muscular.
 
Outside of pictures and cutscenes, Captain Falcon is rarely seen outside a vehicle. He is a very mysterious and solitary man. He wears a blue flight suit with body armor typically with his trademark helmet. He also wears gloves, gold boots and a belt with a holster for a gun (although rarely used). He is very muscular.
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===''Super Smash Bros.''===
 
===''Super Smash Bros.''===
 
The Smash Bros. series gave him his personality. His appearance is pretty much identical to his F-Zero appearance. However, since he was hardly outside his car by his inclusion in the series, the developers created his own original moveset.
 
The Smash Bros. series gave him his personality. His appearance is pretty much identical to his F-Zero appearance. However, since he was hardly outside his car by his inclusion in the series, the developers created his own original moveset.
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*his final smash, [[Blue Falcon]]
 
*his final smash, [[Blue Falcon]]
 
In addition, his forward aerial is extremely powerful and has been coined the [[Falcon Knee]] by fans.
 
In addition, his forward aerial is extremely powerful and has been coined the [[Falcon Knee]] by fans.
===F-Zero Anime===
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===F-ZERO Anime===
   
 
==List of games==
 
==List of games==
   
===''F-Zero'' series===
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===''F-ZERO'' series===
 
*''[[F-Zero]]'' - SNES, 1991
 
*''[[F-Zero]]'' - SNES, 1991
 
*''[[F-Zero X]]'' - N64, 1998
 
*''[[F-Zero X]]'' - N64, 1998
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==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
CapFal1.gif|Captain Falcon's appearance in F-Zero X
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CapFal1.gif|Captain Falcon’s appearance in F-ZERO X
 
CapFal2.jpg|#07: Blue Falcon
 
CapFal2.jpg|#07: Blue Falcon
 
</gallery>
 
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Revision as of 21:32, September 10, 2014

Captain Douglas Jay Falcon (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. His captain title is rumored to be because he was once a police officer.

Appearance

F-ZERO

Outside of pictures and cutscenes, Captain Falcon is rarely seen outside a vehicle. He is a very mysterious and solitary man. He wears a blue flight suit with body armor typically with his trademark helmet. He also wears gloves, gold boots and a belt with a holster for a gun (although rarely used). He is very muscular.

Super Smash Bros.

The Smash Bros. series gave him his personality. His appearance is pretty much identical to his F-Zero appearance. However, since he was hardly outside his car by his inclusion in the series, the developers created his own original moveset. His Specials are:

In addition, his forward aerial is extremely powerful and has been coined the Falcon Knee by fans.

F-ZERO Anime

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.

Gallery

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