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Robert T. Sturgeon
Race Human
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Gender Male
Professional Status
Affiliation United States Military
Occupation United States Army
Special Forces Operative
Private Detective
First Appearance
Debut Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos
Japanese Voice Norio Wakamoto (Ninja Ryukenden (OVA))
Bin Shimada (NG3)
English Voice Zach Hanks

Robert Sturgeon (ロバート スタージョン Robâto Sutâjion), also known as "Jungle Rat" Robert, is a United States Army Special Forces operative who aids Ryu throughout Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos, constantly revealing information about Ashtar.


Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge[]

He makes a short cameo in Ninja Gaiden 3 as a pilot who helps Ryu jump onto a jet in midair before wishing him good luck. With the exception of his pilot outfit, his design remains nearly identical to his NES appearance.

Ninja Gaiden II: Dark Sword of Chaos[]

At the start, he informs Ryu of Irene's abduction and whereabouts, setting off the latter's quest. He shadows Ryu to the Tower of Lahja, where he surrounds the Tower with US Army forces and distracts Ashtar from finishing off Ryu in a sneak attack. Robert then heads into the Chaos World with Ryu as Ashtar flees with Irene still his hostage. After Ashtar is defeated, he escorts Irene while Ryu sets out to a nearby altar. However they are attacked by the Jaquio, and Robert is left injured. He informs Ryu of Irene's capture and makes a stand to hold off the tribesmen of Chaos while Ryu goes off to finish off Jaquio. His final fate in left ambiguous, but he is revealed to have survived in the OVA.

Ninja Ryukenden (OVA)[]

Robert has retired from the military and become a private investigator in New York. He helps Ryu during the Bucky-Wise incident.


"Ok freaks, come and get it. You're going to dream your worst nightmare!" -Robert's last stand against hordes of demons.

"The fate of the goddamn world is resting on your shoulders. Good luck!" - Robert during Ninja Gaiden 3 (2012)

"We like to fight, we like alcohol and we like women. Some of us even like men." -Robert S. talking about men (Ninja Ryukenden OVA)