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Here is a list of quotes for Ukyo Tachibana.

Samurai Shodown

Pre-Battle Quotes

  • "Stop shaking! One slash and it's all over!"
  • "Clear your thoughts and maybe you will win. Not!"
  • "Hey! That's my face. You're meat, beanhead." (Vs. Himself)

Final Quote

  • "Life is a stewed peach in a lot of syrup... Ukyo."

Win Quotes

  • "You almost scratched my perfect face. Oooh, to think of it!"
  • "The moment I drew my sword, the fight was over. Ho-hum." (Fatal Finish)
  • "A perfect attack and deadly handsome. I am too much!" (Special Finish)
  • "Even if you imitate me, you still can't get a date!" (Vs. Himself)

Samurai Shodown II

In Battle

Japanese English translation Occurs when/during
Yurusan! Unforgivable! Rage
ごめん Gomen. Sorry. Round Win

Pre-Battle Quotes

  • ".........."
  • "..... resemble me..... handsome just I've thought....." (Vs. Himself)


  • "......"

Win Quotes

  • "..... I..... win....."
  • "..... to cut a same face..... ..... feel bad....." (Vs. Himself)

Samurai Shodown III

In Battle

Japanese English translation Occurs when/during
Kei-dono… Kei... Round Win
無念… Munen... I've failed... Defeat

Win Quote

  • "Hmmph!"

Samurai Shodown IV

In Battle

Japanese English translation Occurs when/during
これで Korede Here Taunt

Pre-Battle Quotes

  • "Yawn..."

Vs. Zankuro


  • "I'm speechless..."


  • "Fangs. Spit. Foul demon. Poetry, it's cool!"

Win Quotes

  • "L-O-S-E-R..." (Bust - Opponent suicide)
  • "Yikes!" (Bust Fatality)
  • "Whoa,that was close." (Bust)
  • "O,so naive!" (Slash - Opponent suicide)
  • "Fun's over,bonehead." (Slash Fatality)
  • "Blood! How revolting." (Slash)

Samurai Shodown!

Pre-Battle Quotes

  • "......."

Win Quotes

  • "What a wimp. Hack, ahem!"
  • "Huh?..."

Samurai Shodown! 2

Win Quotes

  • "Hmph." (Bust)
  • "(Ahem. Hack, hack.)" (Bust)
  • "Hmph..." (Slash)
  • "(Ugh. Argh. Ahem.)" (Slash)

Samurai Shodown V

Pre-Battle Quotes

  • "............"
  • "......"

Win Quotes

  • "Killing is my way."
  • "My sword is covered in red." (Perfect)
  • "Hmm... Interesting." (Remaining life: low)

Samurai Shodown V Special & Samurai Shodown V Perfect

Win Quotes

  • "Go on to the world beyond." (Remaining life: high)
  • "..." (Remaining life: low)
  • "Hmm.. Interesting." (Remaining life: moderate)

End Quote (Only in Perfect)

  • "An invitation from Tokugawa. This could be just the thing for Ukyo. Winning here would be a huge honor for a swordsman. "If I am known as the greatest swordsman on earth, perhaps, my dear Kei... we can connect our two separate worlds.""

Samurai Shodown VI


  • "Damn, my sword is really sharp!"

Vs. Haohmaru


Haohmaru: "It is good that we meet finally. Your name is well known to me."
Ukyo: "Yes, I too know of Haohmaru."
Haohmaru: "May our names be remembered beyond this day."
Ukyo: "Here I come."


Ukyo: "Your style was everything it was cracked up to be."
Haohmaru: "Compliments seem stupid considering I lost the fight."
Ukyo: "I look forward to a day when we shall face off again."

Vs. Yumeji


Yumeji: "Mr. Ukyo, the last time we met was ages ago."
Ukyo: "You look just as good now as then, Yumeji."
Yumeji: "This Gozen match has me very excited."
Ukyo: "With you as my opponent, I'm happy."


Ukyo: "Yumeji, you fight like a master!"
Yumeji: "No, no, I've learned much from watching you!!"
Ukyo: "Your swordsmanship, it's really special. Mmm. What is that?!"

Vs. Gaoh


  • "Get ready! I've come to destroy all!"


  • "I hope your death will bring you purpose."

Samurai Shodown (2019)

Win Quotes

Generic Win Quotes (Also vs. Mina, Iroha & Warden)

  • "My hand is a scarlet... *cough*"
  • "Crimson snow drifts within my cup Victory amidst a moonless night awakens me from slumber"
  • "Drops of blood stain on the blackened earth red The body is shrouded in conflict, yet the heart remains vain"
  • "Much like flowers give way to weeds, our lives are but a transient state"
  • "Life itself flows through me and into my glistening blade"
  • "To know the sorrowful sight of a warrior fallen in the field"

Specific Win Quotes

  • "I try to hold my tongue Yet the thought of death's silence overwhelms me" (vs. Basara)
  • "The speed of your sword's strikes... The Shinmuso Itto style is well-known for it." (vs. Charlotte)
  • "What a horrific weapon... I imagine it best to avoid entaglement in that blade..." (vs. Darli)
  • "One's actions can cause anxiety to spread like weeds Hence the need to cut them off at the root" (vs. Earthquake)
  • "In defeat, you bloom like a red poppy in the warm, gentle sun." (vs. Galford)
  • "Your passion to live is undying Yet, the definition of life means it must end eventually" (vs. Genjuro)
  • "Hide in the dark all you like... I will still seek you out with my mind." (vs. Hanzo)
  • "My arms are still shaking... Your skill with the sword... is terrifying..." (vs. Haohmaru)
  • "Oh, we have the same face... I like what I see." (vs. Himself)
  • "A proud samurai's journey, ended amongst a thicket of bamboo ...The Yagyu Shinkage style, defeated" (vs. Jubei)
  • "Heat fades and fire dies, yet the red rose remains" (vs. Kazuki)
  • "The crimson lion is enveloped by a dark mist Trapped in an endless walking dream" (vs. Kyoshiro)
  • "A delicate lily has touched my blade and fallen upon the crimson earth" (vs. Nakoruru)
  • "You are an ephemeral dayflower, casually frolicking about" (vs. Rimururu)
  • "Endless winter daphne stem from one of a distant land You were a worthy opponent indeed." (vs. Ruixiang)
  • "Much like fragile petals in the rain, life can vanish in a fleeting moment" (vs. Shiki)
  • "That umbrella hides your true visage from me Whether it be a beautiful morning glory, or hideous demon" (vs. Shizumaru)
  • "A storm rages as daffodils fall gently upon the water" (vs. Sogetsu)
  • "How unnerving... That mask... has a certain elegance about it..." (vs. Tam Tam)
  • "Leaves of violet floating on rough tides ripples Gentle yet strong enough to remain afloat" (vs. Wan-Fu)
  • "When I look at you.... I remember my friend. Your eyes remind me of better times..." (vs. Yashamaru)
  • "I have... thoughts that I cannot escape, in my burning heart... before life reaches its end..." (vs. Yoshitora)

Draw Quote

  • "*cough cough* *pant* Oh... so frustrating, to be trapped in this body..."

Intro Quote (Story Mode)

  • "The winter waves, violent waves crashing loud. Still, I venture forth... You must die."

Fateful Battle Pre-Dialogues


Ukyo: "Why do you stand in my way? I can tell you want to fight... but why are you in such a hurry to die?"
Haohmaru: "Isn't it obvious? I aim to become the greatest warrior in the land. If you, too are a samurai who walks the path of the sword, then draw it now, and prepare to die with honor!"

Kyoshiro Senryo

Kyoshiro: "So you have pursued this evil, too. I cannot give up this path until I have completed my dance... Come, my elegant opponent, it's time to fiiight!!!"
Ukyo: "...The border between this world and the world of the dead lies before us. Since neither one of us is prepared to turn back... I must ask your forgiveness!"

Win Quote (Story Mode)

  • "Your swordsmanship is without peer... If the opportunity should arise, I would fight you once more." (vs. Haohmaru)

Quote vs. Shizuka

  • "Is this the boundary between our world and that of the dead? So pitiful... But I must at least finish it... by my own hand..."

End Quotes (Story Mode)

  • "Kei, no matter how broken my body may be... My feelings for you will never..."
  • "I look to the sky. The moon holds your reflection. I think of you now. My heart yearns to be with you. Together again at last."
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