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Anguirus - Destoroyah - Gigan - Godzilla 90's - Godzilla 2000 - King Ghidorah - Mechagodzilla 2
Mechagodzilla 3 - Mecha-King Ghidorah - Megalon - Orga - Rodan -
Unplayable

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Moves in purple correspond to the Gamecube version. / Moves in green correspond to the Xbox version.

Anguirus
Attack
  • Normal attacks deal double damage in Rage Mode
  • Shell Block: Y Button turns spiked shell towards opponent
  • 4-legged Defense: While on all fours, Anguirus is immune to sweeps and overhead attacks, and takes half damage from weapon fire
Defense
Speed
Weapon
Blunt Attacks
Forefoot Stomp: Down + A / Down + A
Mule Kick:
Up + B / Up + X
Drop Kick:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + B / Press away from opponent + X
Heel Kick:
Up + B, or Y then press B / Up + X or Y + X
Aerial Kick:
R then press B / Right trigger + X
Edged Attacks
Front Flip: Up + A / Up + A
Impailing Backflop:
A with back to opponent / A with back to opponent
Bite:
Down + B / Down + X
Horn Charge:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + B / Press toward opponent + X
Thunderball:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + X / Press toward opponent + B
Air Spin:
Up + X / Up + B
Tail Spin:
Down + X / Down + B
4-foot Tail:
While on all fours, press X / While on all fours, press B
Carapace Landing:
R then press A / Right trigger + A
Aerial Tail Smash:
R then press X / Right trigger + B
Energy Attacks (Drain Energy)
Sonic Roar: Hold Z Button to charge; release to fire / Hold Black Button to charge; release to fire
Rage Attack (Must be in Rage Mode)
Energy Spikes: A + X / A + B

Destoroyah
Attack
  • Unlock: Beat Adventure mode with Godzilla 2000
Defense
Speed
Weapon
Blunt Attacks
Heavy Hammerfist: Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + A / Press away from opponent + A
Dual Wing Rake:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + A / Press toward opponent + A
Uppercut:
Down + A / Down + A
Stomp:
Down + B / Down + X
Aerial Punch:
R then press A / Right trigger + A
Edged Attacks
Horn Stab: A, A, A / A, A, A
Rising Knee: Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + B / Press toward opponent + X
Double Foot Stomp:
Up + B / Up + X
Jump Kick:
R then press B / Right trigger + X
Tail Reverse:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + X / Press away from opponent + B
Aerial Tail Slash:
R then press X / Right trigger + B
Energy Attacks (Drain Energy)
Micro Oxygen Spray: Hold Z Button to charge; release to fire / Hold Black Button to charge; release to fire
Oxygen Absorber (requires 40% energy): Tap Z / Tap the Black Button
Horn Katana (unblockable):
X / B
Horn Katana Sweep (unblockable):
Down + X / Down + B
Sky to Ground Katana (unblockable, requires 30% energy):
Up + X / Up + B
Horn Katana Charge (unblockable, requires 25% energy):
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + X / Press toward opponent + B
Rage Attack (Must be in Rage Mode)
Oxygen Destroyer: A + X / A + B

Gigan
Attack
  • Normal attacks deal double damage in Rage Mode
  • Unlock: Beat Adventure mode with Anguirus
  • Berzerker: Ignores weak attacks while attacking with X / B
Defense
Speed
Weapon
Blunt Attacks
Wrestler's Kick: Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + B / Press away from opponent + X
Slugger:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + X / Press away from opponent + B
Stomp:
Down + B / Down + X
Aerial Kick:
R then press B / Right trigger + X
Edged Attacks
Hammerclaw: Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + A / Press toward opponent + A
Buzzsaw Lunge:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + A / Press away from opponent + A
Claw Uppercut: Down + A / Down + A
Lunging Double Kick:
Up + B / Up + X
Twirling Power Blades:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + X / Press toward opponent + B
Spike Roll:
Down + X / Down + B
Double Downward Strike:
Up + X / Up + B
Buzzsaw Swoop:
While jumping or teleporting, press X / While jumping or teleporting, press B
Overhead Edged Strike:
Up + A / Up + A
Charge:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + B / Press toward opponent + X
Aerial Jab:
R then press A / Right trigger + A
Energy Attacks (Drain Energy)
Laser Eye: Hold Z Button to charge; release to fire / Hold Black Button to charge; release to fire
Shotgun Burst (requires 40% energy): Tap Z / Tap the Black Button
Teleport (deals no damage, teleports forward a short distance):
Press L + R / Press Left Trigger + Right Trigger
Teleport Ambush (deals no damage, teleports behind nearest opponent):
Press and hold L + R / Press and hold Left Trigger + Right Trigger
Rage Attack (Must be in Rage Mode)
Whirlwind Assault: A + X / A + B
Aerial Twirling Power Blades:
Press and hold L + R / Press and hold left trigger + right trigger

Godzilla 90's
Attack
  • Normal attacks deal double damage in Rage Mode
Defense
Speed
Weapon
Blunt Attacks
Stomp: Down + B / Down + X
Headbutt:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + B / Press toward opponent + X
Double Hammerfist:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + A / Press away from opponent + A
Tail Reverse:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + X / Press away from opponent + B
Tail Uppercut:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + X / Press toward opponent + B
Tail Whip:
Up + X / Up + B
Tail Sweep:
Down + X / Down + B
Tail Slam:
With opponent to the rear, press X / With opponent to the rear, press B
Aerial Tail Cyclone:
R then press X / Right trigger + B
Edged Attacks
Bite: A, A, A / A, A, A
Running Punch:
While running, press A / While running, press A
Single Hammerfist:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + A / Press toward opponent + A
Uppercut:
Down + A / Down + A
Overhand Attack:
Up + A / Up + A
Double Kick:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + A / Press away from opponent + A
Aerial Punch:
R then press A / Right trigger + A
Aerial Kick:
R then press B / Right trigger + X
Energy Attacks (Drain Energy)
Atomic Breath: Hold Z Button to charge; release to fire / Hold Black Button to charge; release to fire
Atomic Fireball (requires 60% energy): Tap Z / Tap the Black Button
Rage Attack (Must be in Rage Mode)
Atomic Shockwave: A + X / A + B

Godzilla 2000
Attack
  • Normal attacks deal double damage in Rage Mode
  • Unlock: Beat Adventure mode with Godzilla 90's
Defense
Speed
Weapon
Blunt Attacks
Stomp: Down + B / Down + X
Headbutt:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + B / Press toward opponent + X
Double Hammerfist:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + A / Press away from opponent + A
Tail Reverse:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + X / Press away from opponent + B
Tail Uppercut:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + X / Press toward opponent + B
Tail Whip:
Up + X / Up + B
Tail Sweep:
Down + X / Down + B
Tail Slam:
With opponent to the rear, press X / With opponent to the rear, press B
Aerial Tail Cyclone:
R then press X / Right trigger + B
Edged Attacks
Bite: A, A, A / A, A, A
Running Punch:
While running, press A / While running, press A
Single Hammerfist:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + A / Press toward opponent + A
Uppercut:
Down + A / Down + A
Overhand Attack:
Up + A / Up + A
Double Kick:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + A / Press away from opponent + A
Aerial Punch:
R then press A / Right trigger + A
Aerial Kick:
R then press B / Right trigger + X
Energy Attacks (Drain Energy)
Atomic Breath: Hold Z Button to charge; release to fire / Hold Black Button to charge; release to fire
Atomic Fireball (requires 60% energy): Tap Z / Tap the Black Button
Rage Attack (Must be in Rage Mode)
Atomic Shockwave: A + X / A + B

King Ghidorah
Attack
  • Normal attacks deal double damage in Rage Mode
  • Unlock: Beat Adventure mode with Megalon
  • Flight: Hold R / Right Trigger to fly (drains energy)
  • Resistance: Blunt attacks deal less damage and knockback
Defense
Speed
Weapon
Blunt Attacks
Overhead Lunge: Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + A / Press away from opponent + A
Triple Uppercut:
Down + A / Down + A
Flying Bodyslam:
While flying, press B / While flying, press X
Overhead Kick:
Up + B / Up + X
Double Kick:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + B / Press away from opponent + X
Stomp:
Down + B / Down + X
Blunting Winds (deals no damage):
Up + B / Up + X
Tail Grab (deals no damage):
With an opponent to the rear or side, press A + B / Wth an opponent to the rear or side, press A + X or White Button
Edged Attacks
Woodsplitter: Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + A / Press toward opponent + A
Tail Reverse:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + X / Press away from opponent + B
Tail Uppercut:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + X / Press toward opponent + B
Tail Sweep:
Down + X / Down + B
Aerial Fang:
R then press A, or Hold R then press A / Right trigger + A
Energy Attacks (Drain Energy)
Triple Gravity Beams: Hold Z Button to charge; release to fire / Hold Black Button to charge; release to fire
Lightning Blast (requires 40% energy):
Tap Z while flying / Tap the Black Button while flying
Hurricane Winds:
While flying, press and hold X / While flying, press and hold B
Rage Attack (Must be in Rage Mode)
Deathstorm: A + X / A + B

Mechagodzilla 2 (Only in US Gamecube and Xbox versions)
Attack
  • Normal attacks deal double damage in Rage Mode
  • Unlock: Beat Adventure mode with Destoroyah, Rodan, and Mecha-King Ghidorah
  • Resistance: Edged attacks deal less damage and knockback
Defense
Speed
Weapon
Blunt Attacks
Double Hammerfist: Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + A / Press toward opponent + A
Overhand:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + A / Press away from opponent + A
Uppercut:
Down + A / Down + A
Spin Punch:
Up + A / Up + A
Stomp:
Down + B / Down + X
Jet Attack:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + X / Press toward opponent + B
Aerial Punch:
R then press A, or Hold R then press A / Right trigger + A
Aerial Jet Attack:
R then press X, or Hold R then press X / Right trigger + B
Edged Attacks
Roundhouse: Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + B / Press toward opponent + X
Double Kick:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + B / Press away from opponent + X
Aerial Kick:
R then press B, or Hold R then press B / Right trigger + X
Low Kick:
B / X
Energy Attacks (Drain Energy)
Plasma Cannon: X / B
Laser Beam Eyes:
Hold Z Button to charge; release to fire / Hold Black Button to charge; release to fire
Flying Laser Beam Eyes:
Tap Z while flying / Tap the Black Button while flying
Rocket Fingers (no energy but requires Ammunition; limited to three times per battle): Tap Z / Tap the Black Button
Hover (deals no damage):
Hold R to fly / Hold Right Trigger to fly
Jet Sweep:
Down + X / Down + B
Plasma Finisher: Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + X or X, X / Press away from opponent + B or B, B
Plasma Uppercut: Up + X / Up + B
Rage Attack (Must be in Rage Mode)
Full Weapon Strike: A + X / A + B

Mechagodzilla 3: Kiryu (Only in Japanese Gamecube and Xbox versions)
Attack
  • Normal attacks deal double damage in Rage Mode
  • Unlock: Beat Adventure mode with Destoroyah, Rodan, and Mecha-King Ghidorah
  • Resistance: Edged attacks deal less damage and knockback
Defense
Speed
Weapon
Blunt Attacks
Double Hammerfist: Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + A / Press toward opponent + A
Overhand:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + A / Press away from opponent + A
Uppercut:
Down + A / Down + A
Spin Punch:
Up + A / Up + A
Stomp:
Down + B / Down + X
Jet Attack:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + X / Press toward opponent + B
Aerial Punch:
R then press A, or Hold R then press A / Right trigger + A
Aerial Jet Attack:
R then press X, or Hold R then press X / Right trigger + B
Edged Attacks
Tail Stab: X / B
Tail Reverse:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + X / Press away from opponent + B
Tail Sweep:
Up + X / Up + B
Aerial Kick:
R then press B, or Hold R then press B / Right trigger + X
Roundhouse: Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + X / Press toward opponent + B
Double Kick:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + B / Press toward opponent + X
Energy Attacks (Drain Energy)
Maser Discharge: Hold Z Button to charge; release to fire / Hold Black Button to charge; release to fire
Flying Maser Discharge:
Tap Z while flying / Tap the Black Button while flying
Rocket Fingers (no energy but requires Ammunition; limited to three times per battle): Tap Z / Tap the Black Button
Hover (deals no damage):
Hold R to fly / Hold Right Trigger to fly
Jet Sweep:
Down + X / Down + B
Rage Attack (Must be in Rage Mode)
Absolute Zero Cannon: A + X / A + B

Mecha-King Ghidorah
Attack
  • Unlock: Beat Adventure mode with King Ghidorah
  • Flight: Hold R / Right Trigger to fly (drains energy)
  • Resistance: Edged attacks deal less damage and knockback
  • Weakness: Energy attacks deal extra damage and knockback
Defense
Speed
Weapon
Blunt Attacks
Lunge Smash: Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + A / Press away from opponent + A
Triple Uppercut:
Down + A / Down + A
Flying Bodyslam:
While flying, press B / While flying, press X
Overhead Kick:
Up + B / Up + X
Double Kick:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + B / Press away from opponent + X
Stomp:
Down + B / Down + X
Blunting Winds (deals no damage):
Up + B / Up + X
Tail Grab (deals no damage):
With an opponent to the rear or side, press A + B / Wth an opponent to the rear or side, press A + X or White Button
Edged Attacks
Woodsplitter: Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + A / Press toward opponent + A
Tail Reverse:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + X / Press away from opponent + B
Tail Uppercut:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + X / Press toward opponent + B
Tail Sweep:
Down + X / Down + B
Aerial Fang:
R then press A, or Hold R then press A / Right trigger + A
Energy Attacks (Drain Energy)
Triple Gravity Beams: Hold Z Button to charge; release to fire / Hold Black Button to charge; release to fire
Lightning Blast (requires 40% energy):
Tap Z while flying / Tap the Black Button while flying
Hurricane Winds:
While flying, press and hold X / While flying, press and hold B
Tasers (no energy but requires Ammunition; limited to three times per battle):
Tap Z / Tap the Black Button
Absorption Shield (energy attacks are absorbed and converted to health):
Press and hold Y / Press and hold Y
Rage Attack (Must be in Rage Mode)
Deathstorm: A + X / A + B

Megalon
Attack
  • Normal attacks deal double damage in Rage Mode
  • Burrow: Press L + R / Left Trigger + Right Trigger to burrow; press A to stop burrowing (drains energy)
  • Weakness: Blunt attacks deal extra damage and knockback
Defense
Speed
Weapon
Blunt Attacks
Overhaul: Up + A / Up + A
Backhand:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + A / Press away from opponent + A
Horn Uppercut:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + A / Press toward opponent + A
Slugger Kick:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + B / Press away from opponent + X
Stomp:
Down + B / Down + X
Double Kick:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + B / Press toward opponent + X
360 Twirl:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + X / Press toward opponent + B
Aerial Kick:
R then press B / Right trigger + X
Edged Attacks
Drill Punch: While running, press A / While running, press A
Root Canal:
Down + A / Down + A
Jumping Dive:
R then press X / Right trigger + B
Aerial Root Canal:
R then press A / Right trigger + A
Energy Attacks (Drain Energy)
Electric Bolts: Hold Z Button to charge; release to fire / Hold Black Button to charge; release to fire
Napalm: Tap Z / Tap the Black Button
Advancing Energy Ark (temporarily stops energy recharging):
Up + X / Up + B
Energy Ark (temporarily stops energy recharging):
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + X / Press away from opponent + B
Burrow Moves (While Burrowing)
Fast Burrow (drains energy quickly): Hold L / Left Trigger to burrow quickly
Burrow Grab:
While beneath a standing opponent, press A + B / White Button
Ditch Digging:
Down + X / Down + B
Rage Attack (Must be in Rage Mode)
Magnetic Vortex (must make physical contact with opponent): A + X / A + B

Orga
Attack
  • Normal attacks deal double damage in Rage Mode
  • Unlock: After unlocking all other characters, beat Adventure mode with Godzilla 2000
  • Resistance: Blunt attacks deal less damage and knockback
Defense
Speed
Weapon
Blunt Attacks
Whirlwind: Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + A / Press away from opponent + A
Hammerfist:
Down + A / Down + A
Double Hammerfist:
Up + A / Up + A
Stomp:
Down + B / Down + X
Skull Bash:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + X / Press toward opponent + B
Shoulder Slam:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + X / Press away from opponent + B
Midair Stomp:
R then press A / Right trigger + A
Bodyslam:
R then press X / Right trigger + B
Edged Attacks
Palm Uppercut: Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + A / Press toward opponent + A
Sweep Kick:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + B / Press toward opponent + X
Ape Kick:
Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + B / Press away from opponent + X
Aerial Double Feet Kick:
R then press B, or Hold R then press B / Right trigger + X
Energy Attacks (Drain Energy)
Shoulder Cannon: Hold Z Button to charge; release to fire / Hold Black Button to charge; release to fire
Plasma Spit:
Tap Z / Tap the Black Button
Rage Attack (Must be in Rage Mode)
Berserk: A + X / A + B
Special Throw:
While holding a monster, press A, B or X / A, B or X

Rodan
Attack
  • Unlock: Beat Adventure mode with Gigan
  • Flight: Hold R / Right Trigger to fly; drains no energy for three seconds
  • Flying Wind Knockdown: Press away from opponent + X / B
  • Weakness: Edged attacks deal extra damage and knockback
Defense
Speed
Weapon
Blunt Attacks
Delayed Two-fist Strike: Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + A / Press away from opponent + A
Head Smack:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + A / Press toward opponent + A
Overhead Wing Rake:
Up + A / Up + A
Flying Windshear:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + X / Press toward opponent + B
Uppercut:
Down + A / Down + A
Midair Wing Attack:
While flying, press A / While flying, press A
Aerial Dive:
R then press X, or Hold R then press X / Right trigger + B
Edged Attacks
Swing Sweep: Move control stick in opposite direction of opponent + B / Press away from opponent + X
Air Stomp:
Down + B / Down + X
Bicycle Uppercut:
Up + B / Up + X
Flying Hook Attack:
Up + X / Up + B
Flying Sweep:
Down + X / Down + B
Three-Point Kick:
Move control stick toward the direction of opponent + B / Press toward opponent + X
Aerial Kick:
R then press B, or Hold R then press B / Right trigger + X
Energy Attacks (Drain Energy)
Uranium Heat Beam: Hold Z Button to charge; release to fire / Hold Black Button to charge; release to fire
Flying Uranium Heat Beam (requires 30% energy):
Tap Z while flying / Tap the Black Button while flying
Rage Attack (Must be in Rage Mode)
Heat Spiral: A + X / A + B

Unplayable
Mothra
Mothra can be summoned by picking up the Mothra Airstrike power-up. She swoops in and strikes an opponent with her antenna-beam weapon, making several passes before leaving. Hitting Mothra with a beam weapon will make her exit the arena, ending her attack sooner.

Status: Summonable
Hedorah
Hedorah, the smog monster, randomly enters any arena at any point in the game. While Hedorah flies around, the pollutants left in its path make it difficult for monsters to recharge their Energy Bars. Hedorah will eventually evaporate or you can attack with a beam weapon to vanquish Hedorah immediately.

Status: Enemy
UFO
Vortaak UFOs frequently enter and exit the battle arenas. As they pass, sometimes they will drop a random power-up. In the Xbox version, grounded UFOs can be picked up and tossed at opponents on the Vortaak stage.

Status:
Alien
Type 90 Tank
Standard tank units in the game which, like other military units, will attack the kaiju which has done the most damage to the surrounding area.

Status:
Military
AH-64 Apache
The air-based military vehicle in the game, the AH-64s will fire missiles at the monster who has leveled the city the most.

Status:
Military
DAG-MB96
The DAG-MB96 maser class tanks will freeze the player if they come in contact with their ray discharge. They will target the player who has caused the most destruction. Note: the overall appearance of the DAG-MB96 in the game is actually that of the MBT-92.

Status:
Military
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