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Female Tengu Confirmed For Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate

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The new character Team Ninja have been teasing for Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is indeed a female Tengu. This week’s issue of Famitsu confirms that Female Tengu will be released for both arcade and console versions of the game (thanks, Hachima).

 

Female Tengu is described as a trickster character, focusing on aerial movement. One of her attacks generates a gust of wind. Famitsu says she fights using the Tengu-Do style, which is also the style the regular Tengu uses.

 

Female Tengu will be released as part of an update in Japan later this month that will also add the previously revealed Phase-4 to the console version of the game, along with new athletic costumes.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.