Chang Koehan



Chang was once a feared and violent criminal in Korea. He was spotted by Kim Kaphwan from a prison's surveillance footage and he wanted to use Chang's strength "for justice". Though Chang easily broke out of prison, he was caught by Kim and forced to undergo Kim's "Rehabilitation project" in KOF. During this time, he befriends a fellow convict who was also caught by Kim, Choi Bounge. Together, they initially schemed for ways of escape but they eventually mellow out and enjoy their companions' company -with protests saying otherwise. Because both him and Choi convinced Kim to join the Garou Team in The King of Fighters XI, they appear in the Garou Team's ending celebrating with them at the PaoPao Cafe.
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The King of Fighters '94

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King of Fighters '95, King of Fighters '96, King of Fighters '97, King of Fighters '98, King of Fighters '98: Ultimate Match, King of Fighters '99, King of Fighters 2000, King of Fighters 2001, King of Fighters 2002, King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match, King of Fighters 2003, King of Fighters XIV, Card Fighters Clash, Card Fighters Clash 2, Card Fighters Clash DS, Capcom Vs. SNK 2, King of Fighters: Neowave

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Page Updated:  Jan. 14th, 2022

Chang is gross. Put some shoes on. He might be my least favorite SNK character of all time, besides Choi. To call Chang a halfwit is an understatement. The way he acts, sounds, and fights is pretty dumb. I usually enjoy using wrestlers & "big guys" in fighting games, but not Chang. Visually, he's nothing more than a poor man's Zangief who ate an entire McDonald's restaurant. I also never liked how the chain of his weapon is invisible (in KOF) when he swings it around (finally fixed in KOF XIV). It was pretty funny that players had to "use their imagination" to see the chain in the early KOF games. lol.

Besides being a blatantly "uniquely-shaped" character in KOF, I just don't see the appeal of Chang. I think the "Smart Chang" alternate striker design from KOF2000 is actually kinda cool... and maybe they could've evolved his design to that - with Chang "cleaning up his life" and losing all that weight. He's always bored me in KOF, but his rebranding in CVS2 (with Choi as his assist attack) made sense, since they're both KOF veterans, and was easily his best appearance.

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