The King of Fighters '97 Cheats For Arcade Games

  1. Select your winning pose

    This trick exists in every KOF. Simply press a button after beating your opponent. Each button will give a specific winning pose.

    Contributed by: Shirow 

  2. Determine whether power stocks will go onto next character

    When you have to select the order of the characters, first hold START and a face will appear on each character. The colour of the face shows whether the pwoer stocks will be conserved or whether you'll lsoe all of them when you control the next character.
    White normal face: the power stocks will get passed on
    Yellow smiling face: the power stocks will get passed on and you'll get one more too
    Red angry face: you'll lose all the power stocks

    Contributed by: Shirow 

  3. Special Ending Teams

    Finish the game with any of the following team to see a special ending :

    - Kyo , Chizuru , Iori .
    - King , Mai , Yuri .
    - Kyo , Ryo , Terry .
    - Athena , Clark , Ralf .
    - Kim , Joe , Benimaru .
    - Kyo , Billy , Mai .
    - Yamazaki , Chang , Choi .
    - Mary , Terry , Joe .

    Contributed by: Toshi 

  4. Fight with Real Iori Yagami

    Play with Japan Team & use Kyo Kusanagi to defeat Orochi .
    After Orochi , you'll able to play with Iori Yagami .

    Contributed by: Toshi 

  5. Fight with Orochi Leona

    There are two conditions to fight with Orochi Leona :

    1. Select real Iori Yagami & any two character .
    2. Select Orochi Iori Yagami , Ralf & Clark .

    Contributed by: Toshi 

  6. Special Shingo Ending

    Finish the game with Kyo and Shingo on your team to get the special ending which explains how Shingo got the nifty fighting gloves of his idol.

    Contributed by: GLopes 

  7. Play as Orochi Iori

    When selecting a character do the following:

    1) Hold Start
    2) Move the Joystick: Left, Right, Left, Right, Left, Right
    3) Afterwards press A+C together while holding start

    His picture should appear afterwards

    Contributed by: expensivegift 

  8. Play as Orochi Leona

    After unlocking ''Orochi Iori'' and still in the character select screen do the following:

    1) Hold Start
    2) Move the joystick Up, Down, Up, Down, Up, Down
    3) Afterwards press B+D while holding start

    You should see her picture appear.

    Contributed by: expensivegift 

  9. Play as the Orochi New Faces Team

    To unlock Orochi Yashiro, Orochi Chris and Orochi Shermie do the following after unlocking both Orochi Shermie and Orochi Iori.

    1) Hold Start
    2) Move the joystick Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Down
    3) Afterwards press both B+C.

    You should see their pictures appear.

    Contributed by: expensivegift 

  10. Play as Kyo 95' Style

    On character selection screen highlight Kyo, press and hold Start button and press any punch or kick button to select him.

    Contributed by: xAzmaelx 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
Other Ending FAQ by Basel 12K
Other Cast FAQ by Shirow and Psyke 19K
Other Speech Translation FAQ by The True Warrior 328K
Other Endings FAQ by expensivegift 22K
Other Story Guide by KLantis 656K
Other 100% Combo Guide by BKim 16K
Character Guide Yuri by Rinoa 49K
Other Infinite Combos FAQ by Psyke 8K
Character Guide Athena by H2 43K
Character Guide Japan Team Combo by m00nrun 12K
Character Guide New Girls Team Combo by m00nrun 9K
Character Guide Kim Team Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide New Ikari Team Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide Terry by Serpent_Wave 7K
Character Guide Athena by Lump 63K
Character Guide Orochi Iori Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide Fatal Fury Team Combo by m00nrun 13K
Other Special Team Combo FAQ by m00nrun 10K
Character Guide Orochi Leona Combo by m00nrun 4K
Other Psycho Soldier Team Combo FAQ by m00nrun 5K
Character Guide Orochi New Face Team Combo by m00nrun 5K
Character Guide AOF Team Combo by m00nrun 7K
Character Guide Goro Daimon Guide by ERiggs 50K
Character Guide Leona by TWedd 69K
Character Guide Kyo by CJBauzon 56K
Character Guide Shingo Combo by m00nrun 4K
Character Guide Iori Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide New Face Team Combo by m00nrun 5K
Character Guide Shingo by MHall 40K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by VMartin 13K
Move List Move List by Sephiroth 52K
Other Combo FAQ (French) by DRC 22K
Character Guide Kim Kapwhan by APark 62K
Mini-FAQ Mini-FAQ by Kao Megura 32K
Other Beginner's Reference by APark 65K
Character Guide Orochi Shermie by Rimururu 31K
Combo FAQ Combo FAQ by m00nrun 9K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by Yosha 96K
Character Guide Shermie by MHall 19K
Character Guide Athena by DLee 28K
Character Guide Blue Mary by SIrawan 46K
Move List Move List by HMoriarty 13K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by JPalanca 114K
Character Guide Robert Garcia by Dagwon 21K
Combo FAQ Combo FAQ by MHall 40K
Character Guide Joe by KAli 16K
Information Guide Information Guide by JPalanca 71K
Character Guide Chang Koehan by JCantu 29K
Character Guide King by YLew 17K
Move List Move List by Mai 11K
Character Guide Yashiro by GKasavin 69K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by Kao Megura 165K
Character Guide Ryuki Yamazaki by OmegaMAD 59K

The King of Fighters '97 Cheats For NeoGeo

  1. Play As KoF '94 Style Kyo

    At the character selection screen, highlight Kyo, hold down the Start button, and press any button

    Contributed by: XPLICIT187 

  2. Get Secret Ending.

    Pick any of these three-person teams to unlock the secret ending:

    Kyo-Iori-Chizuruu
    Kyo-Mai-Billy
    Kyo-Terry-Ryo
    Mai-King-Yuri
    Yamazaki-Choi-Chang
    Terry-Mary-Joe
    Kim-Benimaru-Joe
    Ralf-Clark-Athena

    Contributed by: Certificate of Death 

  3. Choose your winning pose

    Press a button after beating the opponent. Each button gives a different winning pose.

    Contributed by: Shirow 

  4. Different players

    Enable either the Orochi Iori or Orochi Leona codes. Highlight Leona, then hold Start and press Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Down, B + C at the character selection.

    Code Effect
    Play as Orochi team Enable either the Orochi Iori or Orochi Leona codes. Highlight Leona, then hold Start and press Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Down, B + C at the character selection. <BR>
    Play As Orochi Iori At the character section screen, highlight Iori. Hold down the Start button and press Left, Right, Left, Right, Left, Right, A + C.
    Play as Orochi Iori Place the cursor on Iori and hold START. Then input the following code: left, right, left, right, left, right + AC. Orochi Iori will appear underneath Iori.
    Play As Orochi Leona At the character section screen, highlight Leona. Hold down the Start button and press Up, Down, Up, Down, Up, Down, B + D.
    Play as Orochi Leona Place the cursor on Leona and hold START. Then input the following code: down, up, down, up, down, up + BD. Orochi Iori will appear below Shingo.
    Yashiro, Shermie, Chris-Orochi team On the character selection screen hold Start and press up, left, down, right, up, down then B,C. <BR>They should appear on the bottom. The 'Play as Orochi Iori' or 'Play as Leona' code should be done first for this one to work

    Contributed by: Desert eagle 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
Move List Move List by Ash_Riot 20K
Other Ending FAQ by Basel 12K
Other Cast FAQ by Shirow and Psyke 19K
Other Endings FAQ by expensivegift 22K
Other Story Guide by KLantis 656K
Other 100% Combo Guide by BKim 16K
Character Guide Yuri by Rinoa 49K
Other Infinite Combos FAQ by Psyke 8K
Character Guide Athena by H2 43K
Character Guide Japan Team Combo by m00nrun 12K
Character Guide New Girls Team Combo by m00nrun 9K
Character Guide Kim Team Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide New Ikari Team Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide Terry by Serpent_Wave 7K
Character Guide Athena by Lump 63K
Other Psycho Soldier Team Combo FAQ by m00nrun 5K
Character Guide Orochi Leona Combo by m00nrun 4K
Other Special Team Combo FAQ by m00nrun 10K
Character Guide Orochi New Face Team Combo by m00nrun 5K
Character Guide AOF Team Combo by m00nrun 7K
Character Guide Orochi Iori Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide Fatal Fury Team Combo by m00nrun 13K
Character Guide Goro Daimon Guide by ERiggs 50K
Character Guide Leona by TWedd 69K
Character Guide Kyo by CJBauzon 56K
Character Guide Iori Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide New Face Team Combo by m00nrun 5K
Character Guide Shingo Combo by m00nrun 4K
Character Guide Shingo by MHall 40K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by VMartin 13K
Move List Move List by Sephiroth 52K
Character Guide Athena by DLee 28K
Combo FAQ Combo FAQ by MHall 40K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by Kao Megura 165K
Character Guide Shermie by MHall 19K
Character Guide Blue Mary by SIrawan 46K
Move List Move List by HMoriarty 13K
Other Beginner's Reference by APark 65K
Character Guide Robert Garcia by Dagwon 21K
Other Combo FAQ (French) by DRC 22K
Character Guide Joe by KAli 16K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by Yosha 96K
Character Guide Chang Koehan by JCantu 29K
Character Guide King by YLew 17K
Move List Move List by Mai 11K
Character Guide Yashiro by GKasavin 69K
Combo FAQ Combo FAQ by m00nrun 9K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by JPalanca 114K
Character Guide Ryuki Yamazaki by OmegaMAD 59K
Character Guide Kim Kapwhan by APark 62K
Mini-FAQ Mini-FAQ by Kao Megura 32K
Information Guide Information Guide by JPalanca 71K
Character Guide Orochi Shermie by Rimururu 31K

The King of Fighters '97 Cheats For PlayStation

  1. Fight Iori

    If you beat the game as the hero team and use Kyo to defeat Orochi. After part of the ending scene, Iori will challenge Kyo [and kyo only, since Benimaru & Daimon left.] to a fight. It doesn't matter if you lose or not, though. HUGE NOTE: Kyo '94 style DOES COUNT

    Contributed by: hotwhllver 

  2. Activate Orochi Characters

    Code Effect
    Press L1 + R1 repeatedly at the character select screen Activate Orochi Characters

    Contributed by: KasketDarkfyre 

  3. Fight as Orochi

    Code Effect
    Enter the Activate Orochi Characters code, then in vs. or practice mode press L2 + R2 repeatedly Fight as Orochi

    Contributed by: Mike Truitt 

  4. Fight as Classic Kyo

    Code Effect
    At the character selection screen highlight Kyo and press Triangle + Start Classic Kyo

    Contributed by: Mike Truitt 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
Other Cast FAQ by Shirow and Psyke 19K
Other Endings FAQ by expensivegift 22K
Other Story Guide by KLantis 656K
Other 100% Combo Guide by BKim 16K
Character Guide Yuri by Rinoa 49K
Other Infinite Combos FAQ by Psyke 8K
Other Teams FAQ by Ari 10K
Codes Codes by Psyke 2K
Character Guide Athena by H2 43K
Character Guide Japan Team Combo by m00nrun 12K
Character Guide New Girls Team Combo by m00nrun 9K
Character Guide Kim Team Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide New Ikari Team Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide Terry by Serpent_Wave 7K
Character Guide Athena by Lump 63K
Other Psycho Soldier Team Combo FAQ by m00nrun 5K
Character Guide Orochi Leona Combo by m00nrun 4K
Other Special Team Combo FAQ by m00nrun 10K
Character Guide Orochi New Face Team Combo by m00nrun 5K
Character Guide AOF Team Combo by m00nrun 7K
Character Guide Orochi Iori Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide Fatal Fury Team Combo by m00nrun 13K
Character Guide Goro Daimon Guide by ERiggs 50K
Character Guide Leona by TWedd 69K
Character Guide Kyo by CJBauzon 56K
Character Guide Iori Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide New Face Team Combo by m00nrun 5K
Character Guide Shingo Combo by m00nrun 4K
Character Guide Shingo by MHall 40K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by VMartin 13K
Move List Move List by Sephiroth 52K
Character Guide Athena by DLee 28K
Combo FAQ Combo FAQ by MHall 40K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by Kao Megura 165K
Character Guide Shermie by MHall 19K
Character Guide Blue Mary by SIrawan 46K
Move List Move List by HMoriarty 13K
Other Beginner's Reference by APark 65K
Character Guide Robert Garcia by Dagwon 21K
Other Combo FAQ (French) by DRC 22K
Character Guide Joe by KAli 16K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by Yosha 96K
Character Guide Chang Koehan by JCantu 29K
Character Guide King by YLew 17K
Move List Move List by Mai 11K
Character Guide Yashiro by GKasavin 69K
Combo FAQ Combo FAQ by m00nrun 9K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by JPalanca 114K
Character Guide Ryuki Yamazaki by OmegaMAD 59K
Character Guide Kim Kapwhan by APark 62K
Mini-FAQ Mini-FAQ by Kao Megura 32K
Information Guide Information Guide by JPalanca 71K
Character Guide Orochi Shermie by Rimururu 31K

The King of Fighters '97 Cheats For Saturn

  1. Fight as Classic Kyo Kusanagi

    When in the Character Selection screen, highlight Kyo Kusanagi. Hold Start and press any button.

    Contributed by: Certificate of Death 

  2. The King of Fighters 97 sound track

    If you put your The King of Fighters 97 cd in to a cd player, you can listen to all the music from the game as if it were a sound track.

    Contributed by: JF7X 

  3. Character Codes

    Code Effect
    Enter the prarice mode and enable the codes of Orochi Leona, Iori and the Orochi Team, then highlight Orochi Chris and press L + R + Y + Z + B at the character selection screen. Play as Orochi in the pratice mode
    Highlight Iori, then hold Start and press Left, Right, Left, Right, Left, Right, Left, Right, Left, Right, X + A at the character selection screen simultaneously. Play as Orochi Iori
    Highlight Leona, then hold Start and press Up, Down, Up, Down, Up, Down, Up, Down, Up, Down, Y + B at the character selection screen. Play as Orochi Leona
    Enter the Orochi iori and Leona first, then highlight Leona, then hold Start and press Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Down, X + B at the character selection. Play as Orochi team

    Contributed by: Desert eagle 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
Other Cast FAQ by Shirow and Psyke 19K
Other Endings FAQ by expensivegift 22K
Other Story Guide by KLantis 656K
Other 100% Combo Guide by BKim 16K
Character Guide Yuri by Rinoa 49K
Other Infinite Combos FAQ by Psyke 8K
Character Guide Athena by H2 43K
Character Guide Japan Team Combo by m00nrun 12K
Character Guide New Girls Team Combo by m00nrun 9K
Character Guide Kim Team Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide New Ikari Team Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide Terry by Serpent_Wave 7K
Character Guide Athena by Lump 63K
Other Psycho Soldier Team Combo FAQ by m00nrun 5K
Character Guide Orochi Leona Combo by m00nrun 4K
Other Special Team Combo FAQ by m00nrun 10K
Character Guide Orochi New Face Team Combo by m00nrun 5K
Character Guide AOF Team Combo by m00nrun 7K
Character Guide Orochi Iori Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide Fatal Fury Team Combo by m00nrun 13K
Character Guide Goro Daimon Guide by ERiggs 50K
Character Guide Leona by TWedd 69K
Character Guide Kyo by CJBauzon 56K
Character Guide Iori Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide New Face Team Combo by m00nrun 5K
Character Guide Shingo Combo by m00nrun 4K
Character Guide Shingo by MHall 40K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by VMartin 13K
Move List Move List by Sephiroth 52K
Character Guide Athena by DLee 28K
Combo FAQ Combo FAQ by MHall 40K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by Kao Megura 165K
Character Guide Shermie by MHall 19K
Character Guide Blue Mary by SIrawan 46K
Move List Move List by HMoriarty 13K
Other Beginner's Reference by APark 65K
Character Guide Robert Garcia by Dagwon 21K
Other Combo FAQ (French) by DRC 22K
Character Guide Joe by KAli 16K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by Yosha 96K
Character Guide Chang Koehan by JCantu 29K
Character Guide King by YLew 17K
Move List Move List by Mai 11K
Character Guide Yashiro by GKasavin 69K
Combo FAQ Combo FAQ by m00nrun 9K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by JPalanca 114K
Character Guide Ryuki Yamazaki by OmegaMAD 59K
Character Guide Kim Kapwhan by APark 62K
Mini-FAQ Mini-FAQ by Kao Megura 32K
Information Guide Information Guide by JPalanca 71K
Character Guide Orochi Shermie by Rimururu 31K

The King of Fighters '97 Cheats For Neo-Geo CD

  1. Hidden Characters

    Enter these on the character selection screen.

    Code Effect
    Highlight Iori then press and hold start. While holding start enter Left, Right, Left, Right, Left, Right, A+C Orochi Iori
    Highlight Leona then press and hold start. While holding start enter Up, Down, Up, Down, Up, Down, B+D Orochi Leona
    Highlight Kyo Kusangi, hold start down and press A. Classic Kyo Kusanagi
    Hold Start, Up, Right, Down, Left, Up, Down + BC Orochi Shermie, Orochi Yashiro, and Orochi Chris playable.

    Contributed by: AWing Pilot 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by IceQueenZer0 122K
Move List Move List by Ash_Riot 20K
Other Ending FAQ by Basel 12K
Other Cast FAQ by Shirow and Psyke 19K
Other Endings FAQ by expensivegift 22K
Other Story Guide by KLantis 656K
Other 100% Combo Guide by BKim 16K
Character Guide Yuri by Rinoa 49K
Other Infinite Combos FAQ by Psyke 8K
Character Guide Athena by H2 43K
Character Guide New Ikari Team Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide Japan Team Combo by m00nrun 12K
Character Guide Kim Team Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide New Girls Team Combo by m00nrun 9K
Character Guide Terry by Serpent_Wave 7K
Character Guide Athena by Lump 63K
Character Guide AOF Team Combo by m00nrun 7K
Character Guide Orochi New Face Team Combo by m00nrun 5K
Character Guide Orochi Iori Combo by m00nrun 6K
Other Special Team Combo FAQ by m00nrun 10K
Character Guide Fatal Fury Team Combo by m00nrun 13K
Character Guide Orochi Leona Combo by m00nrun 4K
Other Psycho Soldier Team Combo FAQ by m00nrun 5K
Character Guide Goro Daimon Guide by ERiggs 50K
Character Guide Leona by TWedd 69K
Character Guide Kyo by CJBauzon 56K
Character Guide New Face Team Combo by m00nrun 5K
Character Guide Shingo Combo by m00nrun 4K
Character Guide Iori Combo by m00nrun 6K
Character Guide Shingo by MHall 40K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by VMartin 13K
Move List Move List by Sephiroth 52K
Other Beginner's Reference by APark 65K
Character Guide Shermie by MHall 19K
Move List Move List by Mai 11K
Character Guide Kim Kapwhan by APark 62K
Combo FAQ Combo FAQ by m00nrun 9K
Character Guide Robert Garcia by Dagwon 21K
Other Combo FAQ (French) by DRC 22K
Character Guide Yashiro by GKasavin 69K
Character Guide Blue Mary by SIrawan 46K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by Yosha 96K
Character Guide Chang Koehan by JCantu 29K
Character Guide Athena by DLee 28K
Character Guide Orochi Shermie by Rimururu 31K
Character Guide Ryuki Yamazaki by OmegaMAD 59K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by JPalanca 114K
Character Guide Joe by KAli 16K
Move List Move List by HMoriarty 13K
Character Guide King by YLew 17K
FAQ/Move List FAQ/Move List by Kao Megura 165K
Combo FAQ Combo FAQ by MHall 40K
Information Guide Information Guide by JPalanca 71K
Mini-FAQ Mini-FAQ by Kao Megura 32K