Siegfried Schtauffen is one of the more prominent characters in the Soul Calibur series. He is best known for his eternal rivalry with Nightmare.
Siegfried is the third Soul Calibur character to make a Summer Contest, appearing in 2008. He defeated Captain MacMillan with ease, but still lost to Leon Kennedy and Riku. To this day, the only SC-original character to win a match of any kind is Nightmare.