Ling Xiaoyu is a beautiful Chinese teenager with dark brown eyes and black hair tied in two high pigtails. She is also a student at Mishima High School in Japan. As such, her outfits have a dominant Chinese-oriental theme, and her Mishima High School uniform has been a staple outfit ever since her debut.

Her hairstyle has changed throughout the series; In her debut, her default outfit has her wear high, somewhat short, pigtails with side parted bangs. Her alternate outfit lowers her pigtails slightly, making them appear longer. From Tekken 4 to Tekken Tag Tournament 2 onward, her pigtails from her alternate costume in Tekken 3 becomes her staple hairstyle with the only main change being her hair color and the color of the hair bangles she wears, which often match her arm bangles, however she can also wear ribbons as well. In Tekken 7, she is given a new hairstyle: she wears her pigtails lower, making them appear much longer and she replaces the hair bangles with flower hair accessories. Her fringe is also adjusted to have somewhat long, wispy sidelocks that frame her face and her fringe, as well as the ends of her pigtails, have been made somewhat more wavy or curled, similar to singlets.

Tekken 3

Ling Xiaoyu made her debut, as well as being one of the six characters to have three different outfits; only Forest Law, Jin, Eddy, Gun Jack, Anna and Xiaoyu have a third outfit. This third outfit is unlocked by playing as Xiaoyu fifty times and then selecting her with either the "Start" button or the "Triangle" button.

Player 1 outfit:

Xiaoyu's first outfit is a traditional Chinese outfit, consisting of an orange sleeveless qípáo top and a lighter-toned inner shirt with puffy sleeves, tucked into a yellow Obi (sash) tied in a big ribbon at the back, orange Kung-Fu pants, dark Kung-Fu slippers and thick red bracelets.

Player 2 outfit:

Xiaoyu's second outfit also features an oriental motif, consisting of matching traditional blue long-sleeved blouse with yellow embroidery and loose yellow cuffs, and blue shoes with black roll-top, and black shorts with yellow lining.

Player 3 outfit:

Xiaoyu's third outfit, like Jin's, is her Mishima High School uniform. It consists of a white blouse attached with a sailor-style collar with one green stripe on each side, a black sleeveless vest, pleated blue-green checkered skirt, and brown loafer shoes with white loose socks. A ribbon is tied at the front and is attached to the collar. The "Sailor outfit" is a common style of uniform worn by female students in Japan.

Tekken Tag Tournament

While retaining her outfits from Tekken 3, Ling Xiaoyu also gains an alternate version of her Player 1 outfit, and two alternate versions of her Player 2 outfit, one of which can only be selected by using the random character select (question mark) boxes in the top corners.

RP outfit:

(See Tekken 3 Player 1 outfit)

LP outfit:

A pink palette-swap of her original Player 1 outfit, with a light blue sash instead of the yellow one.

RK outfit:

(See Tekken 3 Player 2 outfit)

LK outfit:

A yellow palette-swap of her original Player 2 outfit.

Start Button outfit:

(See Tekken 3 Player 3 outfit)

Random-select outfit:

A green palette-swap of her original Player 2 outfit.

Tekken 4

Ling Xiaoyu gained two new primary outfits that are a huge contrast to her previous traditional ones from Tekken 3. Her friend, Miharu Hirano, becomes an alternate palette-swap when unlocked, giving her a total of four outfits.

Player 1 outfit:

Xiaoyu's first outfit is a dainty pink sleeveless dress with yellow and white floral designs on one side, purple bloomers with white linings underneath her dress, matching pink hairbands and thick bracelets with a yellow glow. She also wears pink shoes with black linings and glowing yellow stripes on the front and back.

Player 2 outfit:

Xiaoyu's second outfit is a modern sporty outfit consisting of a red cropped sports cardigan with a large white stripe design, outlined in black, on the sleeves and a black sports bra with white lining underneath. For her bottoms, she wears white jogging pants with black stripe designs going down the sides, and pink sneakers with black-and-red designs and white and pink polkadotted soles. She wears black-and-white fingerless gloves with a pink symbol in the middle, and matching pink hairbands and thick glowing bracelets, like in her Player 1 outfit.

In Panda's ending, she wears this outfit. But on her prologue, she was not seen wearing her red cropped sports cardigan during her Chinese martial arts practice.

Player 3 outfit:

(See Tekken 3 Player 3 outfit)

Player 4 outfit:

Miharu Hirano palette-swap.

Tekken 5/Dark Resurrection

Ling Xiaoyu gained new primary outfits that slightly resemble her previous ones from Tekken 3 and Tekken 4, and three extra costumes that can be purchased, giving her a total of five outfits, making her the character with the most outfits in Tekken 5.

Player 1 outfit:

Xiaoyu's new player one outfit incorporates her previous Tekken 3 traditional outfits. It is a pink sleeveless qípáo, similar to her previous Tekken 3 Player 2 outfit, with white feathers around the shoulder holes and a Chinese symbol on her chest and white shorts with black lining, similar to her previous Tekken 3 Player 2 outfit. She wears pink ballet slippers with straps around her shins, and matching pink hairbands and thick glowing bracelets, similar to her previous Tekken 4 outfits.

  • In Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection, the qípáo was changed to orange.

Player 2 outfit:

Xiaoyu's new player two outfit is similar in design to her previous Tekken 4 sporty outfit. It is sportswear consisting of a yellow sleeveless sporty vest with a rabbit-shaped hood and black sleeveless shirt worn under, black elbow pads, black-and-white fingerless gloves, gray-white jogging pants with black stripe designs, yellow rubber shoes, and matching orange hairbands and thick glowing bracelets.

  • In Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection, her vest was changed to white, and her jogging pants were changed to black with white stripe designs.

Player 3 outfit:

(See Tekken 3 Player 3 outfit)

Player 4 outfit:

Xiaoyu's fourth new outfit is a trendy Panda themed outfit, consisting of a white corset with white fur on top and black furry round sleeves, a pink rose choker, a white miniskirt with white fur on the bottom and trendy belt straps, and long black gloves with fur, matching her sleeves. She wears black knee-length socks, and trendy pink boots with various black-and-white designs, and black fur on top.

Player 5 outfit:

Xiaoyu's fifth new outfit is a big multicolored Panda suit, with matching pink paws and feet. She also wears a small Panda-head hat.

Tekken 6/Bloodline Rebellion

Player 1 outfit:

(See Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection Player 1 outfit)

Player 2 outfit:

Her new player two outfit is a white denim jacket with a black collar stitched on worn over a black sleeveless shirt, pink fingerless gloves, a blue belt, black shorts and pink shoes with black lining, similar to the ones she wore in Tekken 4.

Player 3 outfit:

Like Armor King II, Marduk and King II, she wears a TapouT shirt. She also wears a red checkered skirt and white boots, while her bangles from Tekken 5 return.

Tekken Tag Tournament 2

Player 1 outfit:

(See Tekken 5 Dark Resurrection Player 1 outfit)

Player 2 outfit:

(See Tekken 5 Player 1 outfit)

Prologue outfit:

In Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Prologue, she wears a white short sleeved polo shirt (though the sleeves are rolled up to her elbows) with a red tie, her hairpins are now of flower design instead of round and the color is yellow-orange. Her skirt has a light blue, white and brown checkered pattern and she also wears dark blue knee-high socks and brown leather shoes. It is also her Tekken: Blood Vengeance attire.

  • Her Swimsuit DLC has her wearing a blue one-piece bathing suit with her full name imprinted at the center of her chest.

Street Fighter X Tekken

Street Fighter X Tekken Xiaoyu Swap Costume

Swap costume.

Player 1 outfit:

(See Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection Player 1 outfit)

Swap Costume:

Her swap costume is Chun-Li's Street Fighter Alpha outfit.

She wears a mixture between her primary outfit and Chun-Li's Alpha outfit. She wears a blue sleeveless modified qipao top with white feathers in the sides of each of her sleeves, underneath is a blue sleeveless full body suit with two bunny tail designs at the edges of her pants and blue tutu shoes. She also wears blue spiked bangles on her wrists and her hairclips are Japanese in design, with one in each of her two pony tails.
Street Fighter X Tekken Xiaoyu Alternate Outfit

Alternate costume.

Alternate Costume:

She wears a light blue-gray sleeveless qipao dress with pink ribbons on the upper body and waist and with yellow, green and orange ornaments on the ribbons. She also wears matching pink and light blue-gray warmers with more matching ornaments, orange and aqua blue stockings and white tutu shoes with orange ribbons with matching yellow, green and orange ornaments on each side of her shoes. She also has a matching hair clip decorated with both ornaments and wears round orange earrings.

Tekken 7/Fated Retribution


Xiaoyu as she appears in Tekken 7: Fated Retribution

Player 1 outfit:

(See Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection Player 1 outfit)

Her hair is now tied in two low ponytails instead of two high ponytails and her hair is in the style of ringlets. Before changing to her new main outfit in the updated version, her primary outfit becomes a part of her customization along with her Prologue outfit in Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Prologue.

    • Her orange qipao is replaced with an orange sleeveless loose button Cheongsam with yellow outlines on the collar and the lines of the buttons, as well as gold linings with black outlines at the center of her loose button shirt. At the back it is long, ankle-length and with gold designs down the edges, while the interior of it is red. She also wears black leggings with gold line designs from her right leg and her left thigh and orange flats with gold outlines. The feathers in each side of her shoulder holes are now black instead of white and her orange thick glowing bracelets are replaced with a single black bracelet on her right wrist with gold designs at the center and a single black mid-arm fingerless glove on her left arm with gold line designs. The hairbands of her ponytail are now yellow-orange, similar to the color of her flower hairpins in her Prologue outfit of Tekken Tag Tournament 2.

During the location test gameplay and in her official CGI art, when she wears her new main outfit her yellow-orange hairbands are replaced by lavender flower hairpins identical to the flower hairpins that she wore with her Prologue outfit in Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and the movie, Tekken: Blood Vengeance, except the petals of her flower hairpins are larger.

Tekken (Mobile)

In both the android and the IOS version of the game, Xiaoyu retains her Tekken 7 appearance and her outfit is a combination between her previous primary outfit in Tekken 5 and her current main outfit in Tekken 7: Fated Retribution.

Player 1 outfit:

She retains her orange sleeveless modified qipao from Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection, but it is shorter to match her shorts, the white feathers from her sleeveless qipao are black and her shorts become shorter and are recolored to black. She now wears black thigh high socks with gold designs, which are connected to her black shorts and are tied with red ribbons on each side to keep themselves attached, resembling her leggings from her current main outfit in Tekken 7: Fated Retribution. She also retains her orange hairbands, glowing bracelets and her tutu shoes from her previous primary outfit and her black gloves with gold round design from her current attire. (2-Star)


  • (See Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Prologue outfit)

Her yellow orange flower hairpins are replaced with yellow orange hairbands. (3-Star)

  • Her main outfit in Tekken (Mobile), but recolored to pink to resemble her previous primary outfit in Tekken 5. (1-Star)
  • Her "Fairytale Outfit" customization in Tekken 7. (4-Star)