Tekken 8 Fighters: The Ultimate Roster Guide for 2023

Tekken 8 Fighters: The Ultimate Roster Guide for 2023

19. October 2023 by Valentin Pasetti

As anticipation peaks for Tekken 8, the gaming community is buzzing about who’s going to grace the arena this time. Here’s a deep dive into the confirmed roster for Tekken 8, set to release in 2023.

Confirmed Fighters for Tekken 8

We’re expecting a total of 30 characters in the release, with 26 already announced:


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The iconic robot, Jack, evolves into Jack-8. Fresh moves and an enormous gun were teased in a recent trailer.

Jin & Jun Kazama

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The Kazama family is back with Jin showcasing a mix of jujitsu and Kazama martial arts. Rumor has it Jun is also returning.

Kazuya Mishima

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Kazuya’s Devil form tantalized fans in the debut trailer. Will he become the antagonist again?


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Our jaguar-headed wrestler never disappoints. A trailer from March 17 highlighted his improved grappling moves.

Lars Alexandersson

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Tekken 6’s high-tech assassin protagonist is back with some intriguing gameplay footage.

Marshall Law

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One of the OG Tekken characters, Law is all set to dazzle with new moves as a recent Bandai Namco upload suggests.

Nina Williams

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A trailer in January displayed Nina’s evolution towards a weapon-oriented combat style.

Paul Phoenix

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A recent trailer captured Paul competing against Marshall Law, reigniting the rivalry.

Ling Xiaoyu

This franchise staple was officially confirmed in late March.

Leroy Smith

After captivating fans in Tekken: Bloodline anime, Leroy makes a comeback.

Asuka Kazama

Completing the Kazama trifecta, Asuka’s style will complement Jun and Jin.

Lili (Emilie De Rochefort)

April revealed Lili’s gymnastic martial arts. She’s ready to dominate with her self-taught techniques.


The Taekwondo master returns, ensuring high-speed combats.

Bryan Fury

May ended with the reveal of the brawler Bryan, who promises a havoc-filled gameplay.

Claudio Serafino

Claudio’s enchanting stage and magical style will be something to look forward to.


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Last seen in Tekken 6, Raven, the UN secret agent, is ready to showcase his revamped ninjutsu techniques.



Tekken 8 introduces its first Peruvian fighter. With a dance and boxing amalgamation, she’s the “Coffee Queen” of the arena.



The eccentric ninja is back, perfectly fitting Tekken 8’s focus on weapons.

Steve Fox

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Steve’s lightning-fast punches were showcased in an exciting trailer at GamesCom.



Sergei Dragunov makes a comeback, hopefully, with an even more intense gameplay.



Shaheen is on a mission, and it looks like Mishima Zaibatsu is on his radar.



The Bajiquan expert Leo joins the roster, possibly with Mishima Zaibatsu in his crosshairs.



The adorable yet menacing Kuma adopts some of Heihachi’s moves, promising thrilling matches.

Feng Wei

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With his brutal interpretation of Chinese martial arts, Feng Wei is all set to rule the arena.



Xiaoyu’s fierce friend, Panda, is set to showcase her combat skills once again.

A Big Exit is on the Way!

This upcoming Tekken 8 roster promises a thrilling mix of new faces and iconic characters. As more announcements trickle in, the excitement only mounts. For fans and new players alike, 2023 is set to be a monumental year for the Tekken series.