Soulcalibur VI, Bandai Namco’s 2018 reboot to the beloved, long-running weapons-based fighting game series Soul Calibur is not only one of the most enjoyable, deep and critically-acclaimed fighting games ever made — it boasts one of the most “interesting” character creation modes of all-time too. Yes, “interesting” — how else to describe the Create-a-Soul process that has yielded such wondrous, fascinating and abhorrent concoctions as the following? (Majority courtesy of the Soul Calibur Creations subreddit and Twitter.)
Alex Louis Armstrong (Fullmetal Alchemist)
Lara Croft (Tomb Raider)
Pokemon Sword/Shield female trainer
Squidward Tentacles (SpongeBob SquarePants)
SpongeBob’s cantankerous neighbor, available in fully-bandaged, wheelchair-bound form from Season 1’s “Jellyfishing” episode:
Or as alter-ego Handsome Squidward:
Chef (South Park)
“Hello there, children!”
Doug Dimmadome (Fairly Odd Parents)
He’s gonna Dimma-Destroy you.
“This is my swamp.”
The CaS that made me love Soul Calibur VI‘s character creation mode unconditionally.
— ひよこん (@DOH39435) November 3, 2018
Frozone (The Incredibles)
“Honey, where’s my super suit?”
Fus Roh Dah!
Willy Wonka (Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory)
“You get nothing! You lose! Good day, sir.”
Samus Aran (Metroid)
Thomas the Tank Engine
My vote for most terrifying Create-a-Soul of all-time.
Majora’s Mask and the Moon
This clown has the highest IRL kill count of any character.
Soul Calibur VI promete pic.twitter.com/tOESsrOcff
— Andor Rogers – Drama Queen (@AndorSandwich) October 18, 2018
This is why you don’t mess with an ape’s banana hoard.
Aku (Samurai Jack)
“A foooolish samurai warrior!”
Towelie (South Park)
“You wanna get high?”
Aang (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
Skeletor (He-Man and the Masters of the Universe)
“How unpleasant it is to see you, you sniveling coward.”
Statue of Liberty
You’d better watch out. You’d better not cry. B---h.
— こんにち (@apetoycard) November 13, 2018
Stupid, sexy anthropomorphic Snorlax.
Obi-Wan Kenobi (Star Wars)
Jake the Dog (Adventure Time)
Thanks, I hate it.
Robbie Rotten (LazyTown)
“Here’s a little lesson in trickery.”
“In Soulcalibur VI you can attach objects to custom characters. So of course, people are gonna do what people are gonna do and make dicks,” Redditor u/thebombshock says in an apt encapsulation. “Also in Soul Calibur, the character Voldo has a really weird set of moves (Editor: as this video perfectly demonstrates), and one of those moves puts him in a stance where he gets on the ground like that and all of his attacks become pelvic thrusts. So this guy made a custom character with Voldo’s weapons/moveset, made him a lizardman, and strapped on a dick.
Here’s the link for the brave. (Warning, probably NSFW, or NSFL depending on what circles you’re used to.)
Can you name them all?
Queen Amidala (Star Wars)
Orc Blademaster (Warcraft III)
Warrior Pikachu (Pokemon)
Uncanny valley? More like extremely unnerving valley Pikachu.
Detective Pikachu (2019) pic.twitter.com/XMgtleBU7o
— Suriel (@SurielVazquez) October 19, 2018
Sonic the Hedgehog
— Vagabond (@VagabondMelody) October 19, 2018
Goldar (Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers)
Tyrone Biggums (Chappelle’s Show)
You wanna know what dog food tastes like? Do you? It tastes just like it smells… delicious.
Illidan Stormrage (World of Warcraft)
You are not prepared.
Bane (The Dark Knight Rises)
He’s a big guy… for you.
Also, the Injustice/comic book Luchador-inspired version:
The Ghostbusters logo ghost
Who ya gonna call?
Katara (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
Did we leave any Soulcalibur VI custom characters off the list? Want to submit your own Create-a-Soul character? Let us know in the comments.