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The silent protagonist of the game, Serph is the leader of the Embryon. Even with his emotions awakened, he remains a calm and composed leader for his Tribe. Over the course of the game, he forms a bond with Sera and soon becomes determined to protect her.His Atma is the Water Crown, and his demon form is Varna.He is based on Sera's perception of who Serph Sheffield was but his lack of personality reflects how little she knew of the real thing. He grows as a character and becomes distinct from both the original Serph Sheffield and Sera's false perception of him.
Voiced by: Hiroaki Miura (JP), Dave Wittenberg (EN)
A mysterious black-haired girl who appears in the Junkyard along with the Atma. Unlike the other inhabitants of the Junkyard, she bears no identifying Tag Ring. Sera has no memory of her past, but claims to have come to the Junkyard to help everyone. Her song can pacify the demonic inhabitants of the world, preventing them from going berserk.Sera is actually the creator of the Junkyard, using a psychic power that allows her to manipulate data. In the real world, her power was used in a series of experiments designed to communicate with the superbeing known as "God". Because of the stress of these experiments, Sera created the Junkyard as a private paradise and haven for her own mind. When the existence of the Junkyard was discovered, the scientists forced her to re-purpose it into a military simulator for the development of combat A.Is.When Jenna Angel attempted to use the Junkyard as a testing ground for her plan to unleash the Demon Virus on a worldwide scale, Sera forcibly inserted her consciousness into the program at the cost of her memories. Her real body rests in the real world, hooked into an incubator that sustains her frail life.During the events of Digital Devil Saga 2 she inherits the Water Crown Atma from Serph, which lets her transform into Varuni.
Originally The Dragon to Jinana, Bat's emotions awaken after he defeated by Seraph and he gains a severe case of Chronic Backstabbing Disorder, becoming a recurring antagonist to the Embryon.His Atma is Sonic Wave, and his demon form is Camazotz.After switching sides to the Solids and then the Brutes, Bat ultimately dies after a final rematch with Serph when the ship he is on explodes as part of a plan to weaken the Brutes.
Mick The Slug
The leader of the Solids. After gaining the power of Atma, Mick becomes a cruel and sadistic leader who takes great pleasure in devouring others.His Atma is Solar Eclipse, and his demon form is Rahu.He captures Sera from the Embryon as per the Karma Temple's orders. However, he is betrayed by Bat and cornered by the Embryon, who kill him.
The honourable and powerful leader of the Wolves. His tribe takes heavy casualties against the Brutes, and he approaches the Embryon for support.His Atma is Lava Flow, and his demon form is Cerberus.His belief in honour ultimately leads to his downfall when he refuses to eat the corpses of his fallen opponents. He succumbs to the madness of the Demon Virus and is put down by the Embryon. He is the reincarnation of Greg, former leader of the Lokapola and the father of Fred. Who died after he tested the Atma Virus on himself.
The ruthless leader of the Brutes. After gaining emotions, he refers to himself as "Colonel Beck" and seems to know more about the Junkyard than anyone else. He carries a powerful grudge against Serph.His Atma is Turbulance, and his demon form is Ravana.His past self was Colonel Terence E Beck, the military commander who ultimately approved the project that led to the current state of events in the world.
Voiced by: Kenji Nojima (JP)
A cat seen at various points throughout the two games.Its true identity is Seraph. As an ascended being, Seraph exists beyond time and space and can therefore appear in the past to help guide its past selves towards enlightenment.
Hito-Shura / The Demi-FiendSee Nocturne's character page for more info.
Introduced in DDS 2
The leader of the Lokapala resistance group that opposes the Karma Society. The stress of his position has driven him to drink, and he distrusts all demons. However, after meeting Serph he decides to sober up and join his cause, using the Demon Virus on himself so he can be an asset to the team. Depending on the player's choices he will rejoin the team for the final dungeon instead of Heat.His Atma is Lightning Bolt, and his demon form is Indra.
Voiced by: Naomi Shindo (JP)
A young boy who Argilla saves not long after leaving the Junkyard. He is revealed to be a member of Lokapala, the son of the previous leader. He acts as an enthusiastic support to the Embryon and their cause.
AdilRoland's right hand man. Because of fellow Lokapala and leader Roland's alcoholism, Adil is the de facto leader of the Lokapala until Roland sobers up. Is very distrustful towards tuners but remains trustful towards Roland even after he get's his Atma.
Voiced by: Hiroko Emori (JP)The woman in charge of the Karma Society. She hopes to preserve the last remnants of humanity by transforming the people of the Karma Society into demons and then keeping them fed with the ground-up remains of those who oppose her.
Meganada / Indrajit
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Voiced by: Kenji Nojima (JP), Yuri Lowenthal (EN)A charismatic scientist working on a series of experiments called "The God Project". He has a strong bond with Sera.His true self is a manipulative, power-hungry megalomaniac who seeks to use Sera's powers to become a god. He sees Sera and the people around him as mere tools to be used in his pursuit of this goal, and pushes the young girl to painful extremes while pretending to care about her.His downfall comes after he indirectly murders Heat O'Brien for trying to stop him, and Sera witnesses his true nature. He is transformed into a demon, but instead of being reincarnated in the Junkyard his soul is trapped in the E.G.G..
"Since when did people start expecting science to be humane? To study the body, you cut it open. To study the mind, you isolate it by crushing the heart. Historically, that's how science has advanced."
Click here to see O'BrienA somewhat hot tempered scientist working on "The God Project". His temper often intimidates Sera. In contrast to Serph he genuinely cared about Sera and was furious of his treatment of her. Finally after Serph takes one step to far, Heat snaps, threatening to kill him if the experiments weren't stopped but is shot dead by a nurse Serph had manipulated.His soul, like Serph's, end up trapped in the E.G.G. and helps Asura Serph to discard his past self.
Voiced by: Wendee Lee (EN)
Click here to see SeraphThe entity created when Serph and Sera's data merges on their path to the Sun. Seraph is a powerful, unisex being who has the potential to communicate directly with God and reach enlightenment.His/her Atma is Clarion, and his/her demon form is Ardha.