Phantom Fighter

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Phantom Fighter
Phantom Fighter cover.png
American cover art
Designer(s)Kunihiko Kagawa
Programmer(s)Yoshiaki Sakaguchi
Artist(s)Seishi Yokota
Composer(s)Hironari Tadokoro
  • JP: September 16, 1988
  • NA: April 1990

Phantom Fighter (霊幻道士, Reigen Dōshi) is a beat 'em up video game released for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1988 in Japan, and in April 1990 in the United States. The Japanese version is based on the 1985 film, Mr. Vampire (Reigen Dōshi being the Japanese title of the film).


As a kung-fu master, the player must fight through eight towns filled with kyonshi (Chinese vampires), each with a unique town boss, until the final confrontation with an evil witch. An infinite amount of continues are available to complete the game.

A small selection of items, and a large selection of fighting moves, could be used on the enemy. The game also included a hidden character that made the game much more difficult, a baby kyonshi or "conshi." Instead of keeping track of available items, the game's inventory screen tabulates all the possible items in the game.


AllGame gave the game a score of 3 out of 5 stars.[1]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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