|First Appearence:||Street Fighter Alpha 2|
This alternate version of Ryu first came about in the Street Fighter Alpha series under the name “Evil Ryu” or “Satsui no Hadou ni Mezameta Ryu”. He made his first actual appearance in Street Fighter Zero, a manga series which ties in with the main Street Fighter canon. This form of Ryu was birthed after our hero succumbed to the Satsui no Hadou(translated as “Evil Intent”), regardless of his efforts to resist the evil energy. In-game, this version of Ryu is obviously more powerful than the original, with enhanced speed and some signature moves similar to that of Akuma. Evil Ryu’s official Japanese symbol is Metsu, which translates as “Destruction”.
 Street Fighter
During the climax event of The World Warrior Tournament which was between Ryu and Sagat, the 2 fighters fought in an epic clash. Though, initially Sagat defeated Ryu. But as Sagat (being a good sport then) decides to hlp Ryu up, but little does Sagat and Ryu know that Ryu was about to give into the Satsui no Hadou as Ryu was consumed by his desire to win the torunament. As Ryu regained consciousness with the help of the Hadou, he performed the Messatsu Shoryuken and defeats Sagat.
 Street Fighter Alpha 2
After discovering that Gouken was killed in a fight by Akuma, Ryu journeyed to find Akuma and eventually did on an island off the coast of Japan. Akuma allowed Ryu to defeat him to test his skills. Just as Akuma thought, Ryu indeed had the Satsui no Hadou within him, and was told by Akuma to find him once he gives into the Hadou. After Ryu fights and loses to Ken Masters and before he met Sakura. Ryu has a dream between himself and Evil Ryu (his other self that gave in to the Satsui no Hadou). In this dream, Ryu is alsmost killed by Evil Ryu, but as Evil Ryu was about to deliver the death blow. Ryu awakens suddenly.
 Street Fighter Alpha 3
Stll struggling to find the answers regarding to the Satsui no Hadou, Ryu travels the world once more. Little does Ryu know that he is being targeted by a criminal organization called Shadaloo and their leader M.Bison. He eventually meets Bison who is impressed by the Satsui no Hadou. Despite Ryu's efforts to fight Bison, he loses to him, and with the help of Bison's Psycho Power, he gives into the Satsui no Hadou. As Sagat, Ken and Sakura find Ryu in Thailand. Who they really see is Evil Ryu. Sagat decides to fight Evil Ryu as Ken and Sakura fight Bison. Evil Ryu was defeated by Sagat (who wasn't satisfied with his victory, knowing that it was Bison's cheap tricks). As Ryu defeats Bison, the 4 fighters head back to Japan. Ryu bids his farewells as he journeys to find a way to supress the Satsui no Hadou.
 Fighting Style
Evil Ryu's fighting style is very smilar to Akuma's. He has a lot of the same moves as like his normal self does, but with the power of the Satsui no Hadou he has also developed several of the same moves Akuma has.
 Special Moves
Hadouken (Surge Fist): Ryu's basic move. But Evil Ryu's is purple as opposed to Ryu's blue colored move.
Shoryuken (Rising Dragon Fist): This move is the same as Ryu's.
Tatsumakisenpuukyaku (Tornado Spinning Legs): This move is the same as Akuma's. It hits 3 times and sends the opponent in the air.
Ashura Zanku (Fighting Demon Flashing Ai)r: The teleportation move derived from the Satsui no Hadou. Evil Ryu can move from one part of the arena to the other in a flash. He's invulnerable while performing this move.
 Super Combos
Messatsu Gou Hadou (Destructive Hyper Surge): Evil Ryu's form of this move does less damage and less hits than Akuma's.
Messatsu Gou Shoryu (Destrctive Hyper Rising Dragon): Evil ryu's move is different from Akuma's. As he performs what is smilar to Ken's Shoryureppa. He also sends his opponent fling into the air and infuse his fist with the Hadou and slams his opponent into the ground.
Shungokusatsu (Raging Demon): It's the same as Akuma's move. The true essence of the Satsui no Hadou.
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