Sogetsu Kazama

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Sogetsu is a member of the Kazama ninja clan and the brother of Kazuki and Hazuki. He wields the power of water for his skills. The exact opposite of Kazuki, he is very calm. When Kazuki left their clan to save Hazuki, he was ordered to find and kill Kazuki. Sougetsu eventually finds Kazuki at Amakusa castle. There, he lets Kazuki rescue Hazuki and stays behind to fight Zankuro. He slays Zankuro and returns to his clan.
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Page Updated:  Sep. 17th, 2020

As one half of the "elemental ninjas" of SS4, Sogetsu's "cooler" appearance and personality contrasts his brother's nicely. He's definitely one girly-man of a ninja, but does that make him a bad character design. Not at all... he's actually pretty unique when compared to many many other fighting game ninja designs, and he's badass in his own way.

His "water blade" is pretty unique as well. The only thing I don't really like about his design are some of his special moves, which are a bit "over-the-top" for the series, and can be cheap during gameplay. and his personality, fighting style, and mannerisms are done well overall. Other than that, he was an effective design in SS4. His later appearances weren't as impressive though.

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