Rivals are characters that each character will meet in their arcade mode. Rivalries are entirely mutual, and they are all based around an Easter Egg, which, in this case, happens to be a bit of information, be it well-known or little known, regarding the two characters and/or their franchises.
|Bruce Blake||Jay Donovan|
|Dr. Derwiff||Zookeeper Zane|
|Jack and Spooks||Mysterious Shadow|
|Emperor Kranos||Duke of Zorn|
|Gabriel Lupus||Lee Hatake|