Matt Cordell
Matt Cordell Portrait


Matt Cordell

Real Name

Matthew Cordell


Maniac Cop

Home Stage


Weapon(s) of Choice

Nightstick, Taser, Pistol, Shotgun, Calico Pistol

Matt Cordell is the main antagonist of the Maniac Cop series and appears as a playable character in Terrordrome: Rise of the Boogeymen.


Officer Matthew "Matt" Cordell was the main antagonist of "Maniac Cop" series and despite being a uniformed police officer was in reality a mass murdering serial-killer not unlike Jason Voorhes or other horror icons, killing anyone that crossed him path.... He began as a serial-killing psychopath but would later be revived as an undead monster for the sequel and would be shown of being able rise a third time in the style of a revenant in order to exact bloody revenge on the living.


Move List

Basic Attacks

  • Punch - [P]
  • Kick - [K]
  • Weak Weapon - [WW]
  • Strong Weapon - [SW]
  • Dodge - [P+K]
  • Taunt - [T]

Special Moves

  • Charge - [←, →, K]
  • Swinging Stick - [↙, ↓, ↘, WW]
  • Shotgun - [→, ↓, →, WW]
  • Counter Attack - [↘, ↓, ↙, SW]


  • Taser - [↘, ↓, ↙, WW]

Grab Attacks

  • Grab - [↓, →, P]
  • Grab and Hit - [Grab, WW] (Press WW up to 3 times for maximum damage)
  • Grab and Throw - [Grab, P]


  • Combo String - [K, WW, WW, SW]


  • You can cancel combo string with Helper or Grab.

Unleashed Moves

  • Unleashed 1: Dead Air - [↓, →, ↓, →, SW]
  • Unleashed 2: Calico Blast - [↓, →, ↓, →, WW]


  • Slasher - [↓, →, ↓, →, Taunt] (Full Meter. Low Enemy's Health. Winning Round)



While slaughtering down a CIA facility,

Cordell discovered Herbert West's existence and experiments.

Cordell wanted to meet the guy, he started the search for him.

And finding people was his job.


After Cordell found West,

he needed to persuade him to give him what he always dreamed of.

Cordell wanted a new healthy body, a perfect one.

Surprisingly, West appeared to be rather enthusiastic.

The fact is Cordell was very efficient at finding... material.

And such assistant was so valuable to West!

The best part: he has an undead and immortal guinea pig!

So great to experiment nanoplasma transfer.

Such a strange alliance, but how long could that last?

Cordell began to wonder if the scientist wasn't using him.

Story Mode

Opponents Fought In Order

Relationships with Other Characters


  • Matt Cordell was introduced in version 2.6.
  • Although he is referred to as Matthew Cordell in-game, the promotional images refer to him as Maniac Cop.
  • His special move "Charge" could be a reference to Urien's (from Street Fighter 3rd Strike) special move "Chariot Tackle" or the way police bust down doors.
  • His Unleash "Dead Air" is directly taken from his movie Maniac Cop 3: Badge Of Silence.



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