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Narcis Prince
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Statistics
Rated at 150 lbs. (68 kg)
Nationality British
Age 20
From London, England, UK
Stance Orthodox
First appearance Super Punch-Out!! (February 1994)
Boxing record
Rank #3 Special Circuit
Total fights 15
Wins 12
Losses 3

Narcis Prince (ナルシス・プリンス Narushisu Purinsu) made his only appearance in the SNES version of Super Punch-Out!! as the first boxer in the Special Circuit. He is a vain British ivy-leaguer. His name is a play on narcissist, and he is one of two boxers in the game to not have a palette swap (the other being Hoy Quarlow) and three overall (the third being King Hippo).

Appearances[]

Super Punch-Out!! (1994)[]

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In the SNES version of Super Punch-Out!!, Narcis' normal fighting style is noticably more skillful than some of the earlier opponents, as he tends to balance defense with offense, dodging and blocking often, and is capable of countering failed attacks to his face.

Alongside his above-average defense, His standard punches are also reasonably powerful, and is also armed with a dangerous "London Lashings" combo, which consists of three very quick and powerful jabs to the face, which when all the jabs hit, can take off up to 3/5 of your boxer's health.

Narcis will always block punches to his face, however when he throws an uppercut,the player will then need to punch him in the stomach and will finally get the chance to punch his face. But soon after, he will stumble away and will soon become enraged. While angry, Narcis attacks in a blind rage, flinging punches recklessly. In this state, his face becomes easier to hit, which is helpful since face punches inflict a lot of damage to him. When he recovers before the 10 count, he may cover his face with his fists and an exclamation mark will appear over his head, afterwards he shakes his head in order to snap out of his rage. However, his widened eyes and opened mouth are still visible during this stance. This indicates he has calmed down.

However, the price to pay is that his attacks become noticably faster and more powerful. If either boxer stays on their feet long enough, Narcis' corner man tells him to calm down after about 20 seconds, causing Narcis to return to his normal fighting stance.

When he knocks down his opponent, he leans against one of the corner posts whilst tapping his foot, waiting patiently for him to get back up. Besides this, Narcis also laughs at your boxer if he wins by TKO.

Rule Infractions[]

Despite being British, (Britain being the nation that created and perfected modern day boxing) Narcis does have a few infractions under his belt at the ripe age of 20. As per the unified rules of boxing established by the Association of Boxing Commissions and Combat Sports:

  • Narcis wears two shirts, one being his famed high school sweater with the big "V", which counts as personal branding, and then a yellow vest under it.
  • Prince's boxing trunks are skin-tight sweatpants, despite the fact that for boxing, one's trunks must be open and free.
  • And then, topping wardrobe infractions, Narcis is not wearing boots, but rather, his jogging sneakers. In boxing, although socks are allowed and recommended, all boxers must wear specialized boots for the stance-heavy nature of the sport.

At 4 infractions, barring his wardrobe, Narcis is clean, as his fighting style is perfectly aligned with both the Association of Boxing Comissions and Combat Sports, and also the much more strict Queensberry Rules.

Gallery[]

Quotes[]

  • "I will not let you touch my beautiful, beautiful face" (first match)
  • "I won't forgive you if you hurt my face. I just won't do it" (rematch)
  • "Oh you! You've punched me face. Come 'ere, now!!" (endgame)
  • "Ouch!" (When hit with a KO punch)
  • "Urrrgh!" (When hit in the face)
  • "Owww!" (When knocked down)
  • "Stay calm, mattey" (Narcis' Corner Man, after Narcis remains angered for a set period of time without getting knocked out, causing him to return to normal)
  • "He he he he heh!" (Victory taunt)

Trivia[]

  • Narcis is the first Punch-Out!! character to be from the U.K.
  • He is the only opponent in the Special Circuit that uses legal boxing moves (Hoy Quarlow uses a cane to hit Little Mac, and The Bruiser Brothers smash the mat and hit with their elbows).
  • Narcis Prince is the only Special Circuit contestant that recieves a visible instruction from his cornerman.
  • Narcis Prince is the third youngest boxer in the series, followed by Heike Kagero and Little Mac.
  • His name, fighting style & mannerisms are loosely based on British boxer "Prince" Naseem Hamed.
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