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Characters: Tower of God
Tower of God possesses a vast array of unique characters, and here's the place to look them up.

On a sidenote: There are several groups with their own distinctive features such as Zahard's Princesses.

Furthermore, there is the Royal Enforcement Division (RED), which serves as police and secret service, removing dangers to the Tower (or rather, Zahard's ruling structures).

Another group is Urek Mazino's Wolhaiksong, or the Winged Tree, which is made up of Urek's followers and has become as influential as the oldest group:

The 10 Great Families, founded by the ten warriors that climbed the Tower with Zahard. Even though each family can be seen as a faction of their own, they all are supporters of Zahard.

Unlike this particular group: FUG, the organisation of Grace Mirchea Luslec, which apparently took Baam under their wing. Little is known except that they are the sworn enemy of the 10 families and are a religiously fanatic underground crime organisation.

This page may contain unmarked spoilers. You have been warned.


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25th Baam / Jyu Viole Grace

The Hero of Tower of God, Baam is unusual in the tower in that he opened the door himself, thus making him an Irregular, who are universally feared throughout the tower as being ultra powerful monsters who almost always bring great calamity within the tower. He is also considered unusual and borderline crazy because he values his friends over his own desire to climb the tower, and is thus quickly deemed dangerous. After the timeskip, he reappears in front of Ja Wangnan, and sort of teams up with him. He now is part of the criminal organization FUG and has adopted the family name of Grace, leader of FUG.

  • Badass Normal: Subverted. He appears this way at first, but eventually its shown he's an innate genius at Shinsoo manipulation.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Baam's a nice guy... just don't hurt his friends.
  • Break the Cutie: Though he isn't broken, the whole thing with Ho did bring him pretty close to snapping, and he laments the constant infighting between regulars. Even when everybody says it's the most normal, logical thing to happen. And then Rachel happened, and this is only the beginning. Now that he has been ripped away from his new friends and forced to fight against his old ones, he's coming very close to the breaking point.
  • Calling Your Attacks: Totally averted. Baam never yells out what he's doing: the most you get is a handy label down the side of the action or a footnote.
    • The only exception being sometimes when he copies a move, he'll call out the attacks as he makes them.
  • Chick Magnet: Yuri, Black March and Yeon are confirmed, along with Androssi who gets a lot of Ship Tease.
    • Somehow, those who are Genre Savvy and wear Shipping Goggles made the addition of Hwa Ryun. And according to SIU, Baam will cause many women to cry.
    • Androssi's Ship Tease becomes much less platonic once she starts reminding Baam of the date he supposedly promised her once they are reunited in season 2. She even goes so far as to outright refer to him as her boyfriend when talking about him, although Hatsu says she's probably bluffing in this instance.
  • Chronic Hero Syndrome: Baam is very nice guy, even if you are a stranger.
  • Expy: He looks like Ganta Igarashi and Yukiteru Amano. Has none of eithers initial wimpiness.
  • Friendless Background: Had absolutely no human contact until he met Rachel.
  • The Gift: Being an Irregular, controlling Shinsoo almost instantly.
  • Guile Hero: Baam is definitely not stupid.
  • The Heart: One of the few idealists in the tower, and the most dedicated of the cast to keeping everyone alive.
  • Heroic Neutral: All Baam ever wants is to be left alone with his friends; he couldn't care less about Tower politics.
  • In-Series Nickname: Called "Black Turtle" by Rak.
  • Magnetic Hero: Becomes well liked and friendly with many of his fellows, so much so that they choose to help him out even when it means that they will be disadvantaged in the tower. Novick even specifically mentions this to Xia Xia, warning her that trying to manipulate him in the long run won't work because the people he attracts are too loyal to him.
    • He's so endearing, his mentors in FUG are beginning to question their motivations.
  • Mysterious Past: Who or what Baam is, even he doesn't know. It's not even clear where he was initially, though it seems he was either in the Middle area of the Tower or outside it completely.
  • Naïve Newcomer: Starts as this. It doesn’t last.
  • No Sell: He's virtually immune to most Shinsoo attacks and Shinsoo in general. Only extremely powerful ones are capable of harming him.
  • The Paralyzer: Quant briefly teaches him this in Season 1, and it becomes Baam's first example of Power Copying.
  • Person of Mass Destruction: As an Irregular, he's an immense threat to the Tower. By the time Season 2 rolls around, he's far above the other Regulars in his floor in strength and already challenging Rankers on relatively even footing.
  • Power Copying: This, coupled with his innate ability to control Shinsoo with ease, is his greatest combat strength. He's used several abilities that he learned from Rankers far more than they ever did, such as the Blue Oar and paralysis.
  • Technical Pacifist: Though he dislikes enmity and fighting, he defends himself when attacked, he is prepared to kill in order to get to Rachel (though he is releaved when he doesn't have to) and later on, he mops the floor with everyone.
  • Temporal Theme Naming / You Are Number Six: His name means literally "The 25th Night".
  • Took a Level in Badass: Once he begins learning how to manipulate Shinsoo, he becomes a truly formidable fighter. In only seven years, he's learned how to control 5 rooms of Shinsoo and is far above most of the regulars on his floor in strength.
  • Wide-Eyed Idealist: He absolutely hates the idea of fighting and harming and truly wants every to be friends.
    • After Rachel's betrayal and the 5 year time skip, he is still this, but is severely emotionally withdrawn because of his Training from Hell


Tropes that apply as of Season 2

Warning: Major Spoilers

  • Agent Peacock: At the beginning of Part 2 his attire is simply fabulous.
  • A God I Am Not: Quite a few people refer to him as "my/our god" on account of his position as a slayer candidate and an Irregular. Baam's reactions to this range from strong discomfort to violent retaliation, depending on who's addressing him.
  • An Offer You Can't Refuse: FUG gave him one after Rachel’s betrayal. If he didn’t join them and become a slayer candidate, they would have killed all his friends.
  • Badass Abnormal: Becoming a living ignition weapon for the Thorn massively has boosted his already impressive Shinsoo control and power, on top of being an Irregular.
  • Badass Boast: Gives some during Part 2.
  • Broken Ace: He’s good at pretty much everything, but suffers greatly because of Rachel’s betrayal and FUG’s threat to his friends’ lives.
  • Defector from Decadence: Once the FUG faction Karaka belongs to reveals it has no intentions to play by it's own rules, Baam ceases any pretense of willingness to work for FUG and immediately follows Koon's plans to leave them.
  • The Dreaded: As a slayer candidate. ‘’Everyone’’ is terrified of Jyu Viole Grace… up until they actually meet him, anyway.
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady: Yihwa outright mistakes him for a female and invites him to bathe with her.
  • Empowered Badass Normal: He becomes a living Ignition Weapon as part of his training with FUG
  • Expository Hairstyle Change: He sports longer hair as an FUG. And at the end of season 2, after he gets back with his friends, he cuts it.
  • Gone Horribly Right: During the Workshop Battle arc, the plan to make him an Ignition Weapon ended up backfiring against Karaka and signalled Baam's defection from FUG.
  • Kung-Fu Wizard: In addition to his existing prowess with Shinsoo manipulation, he has become a master physical combatant during the timeskip.
  • Living MacGuffin: As an Irregular, FUG hopes to use him as a weapon to destroy the current power structure in the Tower.
  • Never Found the Body: Everyone simply accepted that he was dead after they failed to pull his body from the lake.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Gains this after the timeskip.
  • Shut Up, Hannibal!: Chews out Beta for the latter's attack on Baam's friends just so he can get his so-called revenge.
    The reason you hated me wasn't for revenge...You just needed someone to hate.
  • Super Mode: Has one on account of being a living Ignition Weapon.
  • Supreme Chef: Almost outright referred as such by Wangnan in comparison to Yeon. Funnily enough, his best dish is "Prapato Sauce Spaghetti", Androssi's supposed favorite dish.
  • Sweet Tooth: After the 28th Floor Test. You can see it beginning in the background. Word of God states Goseng doesn't let the team eat them due to being unhealthy, and thus Viole became the underground supplier of junk food.

Koon Aguero Agnis

Koon Aguero Agnis is the son of High Ranker Koon Eduan and from one of the Noble families that first climbed the tower. He meets Baam in the second floor's first test, and deems him interesting enough to accompany and aid him while they climb the tower after Rak takes an interest in him. He becomes quickly one of Baam's closest friends. Recently made an appearance in the second season and is still a Manipulative Bastard. He is currently in a team with Viole's old teammates to win the Workshop Battle.


Rak Wraithraiser

Rak is a giant alligator that unwillingly teamed up with Baam and Aguero in the first round of the Floor of Test, and has been a member of the team ever since. He loves to fight, compete and hunt the strong and is generally a strong and pretty straight forward guy with a lot of street wisdom. A great source of awesomesauce and comedic hijinks, as well.


  • Awesome McCoolname: Wraithraiser. Or Wreckraiser, depending on translation.
  • The Big Guy: Second biggest of the Act 1 cast (after Akryung) with physical strength to match.
  • Bad Ass: Bitch please. This is Rak Wraithraiser.
  • Badass Boast: "A game without me... Is a game not worth winning!"
  • Blade on a Stick: Fights with a spear.
  • Blood Knight: His sole reason for entering the tower is to find interesting people to fight.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: He is Bad Ass and wants you to know it.
  • Bruiser with a Soft Center: Although he comes off as a Blood Knight at first, he's actually one of the more compassionate people in the cast.
    • Especially hen he meets up with Koon in part 2.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: It's easy to underestimate him, given his hijinks and personality, but he's one of the best Spearbearers in the E rank regulars.
  • Cry Cute: No, we're not lying.
  • Determinator
  • Egomaniac Hunter
  • The Fettered: His principles and integrity are pure.
  • The Heart: Yeah, despite being a hunter and pretty abrasive, he is one of the most decent and inspiring characters next to Baam, living a life in absolute honesty.
  • Hidden Depths: For someone considered a dumb muscle, he is suprisingly perceptive at times. For instance, he was one of the only people to realize that Aguero was faking his sudden rejection of Baam in order to manipulate everyone else into supporting him.
  • The Hunter: Of the strong.
  • Hunting the Most Dangerous Game
  • In-Series Nickname: Gator.
  • Large Ham: All over the place, but especially here:
    "OF COURSE! A GAME WITHOUT ME IS A GAME NOT WORTH WINNING!"
  • Names to Run Away From Really Fast: Wraithraiser.
  • The Nicknamer: Tends to call people "turtles". The Zahard princesses are exceptions: Anak is "pesky lizard" and Androssi is "ghostly eyeballs".
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: During the Workshop Battle, he stays in chibi form, wears a cloak and a bird mask, and takes an alias. Baam isn't fooled.
  • SizeShifter: He eventually gains space compression permits that let him reduce his scale to avoid causing problems in the tower.
  • Spell My Name with an S: Is it Wraithraiser or Wreckraiser or Lekreisher?
    • Apparently, it is actually Lacration. A lot of people pointed out that this sounds like Lactation.
  • Super-Deformed: When chibified by Yu Han Sung.
    • He has learned to do the trick himself by the Second Season by obtaining Compression Permit from the Tower's Guardians; all the better to stalk sneaky turtles....
  • Tender Tears: Cries when he meets up with Baam again in Volume 2, having thought up until than his favorite turtle was dead.
  • Tsundere: Oh deliciously for his prey.
    "Without this weapon, you have no purpose! Of course I didn't get this because I cared about you or anything!"
  • Verbal Tic: You damn Turtles! Turtles, I say!
  • Vitriolic Best Buddies: With Aguero.

Rachel

She is Baam's first and best friend, though she leaves him to search for a starry sky (aka absolute freedom). He follows her, the plot begins, and awesomeness ensues. She later forms a team with Androssi and Akryung and might have been a part of the slaughter of 197 regulars. She goes by the moniker Michelle Light after realizing Baam is in her test group. After betraying Baam, she climbs the Tower with Aguero, who knows what really happened during the Submerged Fish test and just keeps her with him as the last connection to Baam's murderers.

She is also an Irregular, but is different from Baam and other Irregulars in that she did not actually open the door, but was brought in along with Baam.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Yellow hair, yellow eyes.
  • Damsel in Distress: After getting stabbed by Ho. However, she’s faking it.
  • Ill Girl: She loses the use of her legs after Ho stabs her. However, she’s faking it and fools almost nobody; the doctor who examined her said there was no lasting damage.
  • Meaningful Name: According to the author's blog, her name was chosen because "In Sherlock Holmes, there is a reference to the word Rache(Rah-he) that means revenge in German."
  • Non P.O.V. Protagonist: For a character who's almost hardly on screen, she provides a lot of fuel for the story and through a great deal of the main cast.
  • Ridiculously Average Guy: Except for being able to use and endure Shinsoo… like everybody else.
    • According to Word of God, she is indeed an Irregular like Baam, which means she might have abilities we haven't seen... but if so, there's been no hint of them beyond that.
  • Secret Identity: Goes under the name of Michelle Light for a while.
  • Walking Spoiler: In fact, even the fact that she ‘’can’’ walk is a spoiler!


Tropes that apply as of the Submerged Fish Hunt

Warning: Major Spoilers

  • Anti-Hero: The author's blog says that she's one of these. She is certainly one of the most ruthless characters.
    • Classical Anti-Hero: Her ‘’real’’ introduction at the end of the first volume is devoted specifically to showing her lack of classical heroic qualities, and one of the main themes of the story seems to be deconstructing just what those qualities mean.
    • Nominal Hero: Also possible, although it's hard to tell for sure since we don't know her full motivations or the details of the deals she's struck; it's possible that she's another type of anti-hero or just a straight-up villain.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Attempts to kill Baam by pushing him into dark waters to be eaten, and has continued keeping up the act of being a helpless damsel in front of Aguero for the past five years. And he knew, and she knew he knew; she was only keeping up the act so he wouldn't know she knew he knew and so when the time came she could stab him in the back first.
  • Face-Heel Turn: While there's evidence suggesting she was a Manipulative Bitch even when she met Baam, she did sincerely care for him. The combination of Baam being The Chosen One and her being manipulated by Headon turned her away from that. However, while this was her Face-Heel Turn chronologically, in story, she's presented as taking this when she pushes Baam into the lake.
  • I Just Want to Be Special: She wants to be the heroine of the story, and will attempt to position herself as such by any means necessary.
  • I Know You Know I Know: Caught in a loop of this with Aguero now; he knows she's faking her illness and spies on her with his Lighthouse, but she knows his team is a fence to trap her because she spies on him with her Lighthouse. As of this writing, she’s coming out on top, since Koon doesn’t seem to know about her ties to FUG.
  • Light Is Not Good: Has light skin, light blonde hair, uses a pseudonym of Michelle Light, and is a Lightbearer. She also seems to be seriously messed in the head.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Koon has seen through her ruses, though. Unfortunately, he hasn’t spotted all of them.
  • Obviously Evil: Even Traveler, who has never seen her before, immediately surmises something is very wrong with her.
  • Smug Snake: Gleefully prances about her room when she thinks no one’s looking, and has given “there’s no way you could understand my motivation” rants before.
  • The Unchosen One: Rare villianous example. While the circumstances of her entry are still ambiguous, what seems to have happened is that the Tower recognized Baam as The Chosen One, and Rachel slipped in the door before he did. Rachel's refusal to take the first test as well cemented her status.
  • Wounded Gazelle Gambit: Pretends that her injury makes her unable to walk to manipulate others into helping her.

     Regulars (2nd Floor +) 

People who get chosen to climb the Inner Tower by Headon and the Tower, in contrast to Irregulars, who entered the Tower by themselves.

Anak

A lizard girl with a hook that can expand. She first appears in the first test of the second floor where she meets Hatsu and immediately battles him. Though she is one of the strongest on the second floor, she keeps to herself. Turns out that she is the daughter of the real Anak Zahard, a defected Princess who married a regular. The hook she wields is her mother's weapon, Green April. She is out to get revenge for her parents' murder by killing the entire Zahard family. Currently she is in Ship Leesoo's team, along with Androssi and Hatsu. She spent a great time of her life on the 43rd floor with Garam Zahard.
  • Always Someone Better: She is extremely powerful in her own right, but time and time again when she faces a Zahard Princess or anyone of high standing, is proven to still be lacking in the power required to even start her quest for revenge right.
    • Also suffered this with Koon Ran in the Workshop Battle, though it's hard to tell how it would have ended since Parakewl interrupted the match.
  • Berserk Button: Anything related to the Zahards makes her blood boil. And then Ren reveals he killed her mother.
  • Curtains Match the Window: The colour is brown.
  • Death Glare: When Ren taunts her with her mother's amulet.
  • Disappeared Dad: A driving force of her quest is getting revenge for 'The death of that Chicken-Pie cook', her unnamed father.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: Always seen barefoot.
  • Fatal Flaw: Pride.
  • Improbable Weapon User: Green April before Yuri takes it from her. It is a hook.
    • BFS: Her new weapon after Yuri takes the Green April is an enormous sword, at least being 15 feet long.]] Justified because Anak is used to the Green April's Ignition, which is even larger.
  • Legacy Character: She's actually the daughter of the original Anak Zahard.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Agile enough to fight evenly with Ran and strong enough to disable Novick in one shot.
  • Little Miss Badass: Despite looking like 10 year old, she is one of the top 5 rank E regulars (as of act 2).
  • Lizard Folk
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: Pretends to be a spoilt brat during the crown game, and then reveals she is placed exactly where she wanted to be - in the best position for her skills to be fully utilized. She proceeds to swat everybody like flies.
  • Odd Friendship: With Androssi.
  • Older than They Look: About 300 when act 1 starts.
  • Pride: Her Fatal Flaw. Which is mercilessly exploited by Ran.
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: According to wiki, 154cm. Able to throw a spear with enough force to punch a hole in a building.
  • The Rival: To Ran.
  • Tsundere: There are times when she'll get pissed whenever Leeso looks at another woman.

Androssi Zahard

A haughty, cynical self-centered woman who is probably the strongest of all Regulars in Baam's grade, sans Akryung, perhaps. She's a Princess of Zahard and therefore Anak's aunt, and develops a caring yet vitriolic relationship with Anak. Currently a member of one of the top two teams in the E level, climbing with Ship Leesoo, Anak and Hatsu.

  • Action Girl: Probably, the strongest of act 1 regulars.
  • Broken Bird
  • The Big Guy: Small frame, but stronger than Rak.
  • Combat Stilettos: Subverted. They tend to break in the worst possible moments.
  • Cool Big Sis: She gradually grows a soft spot for Anak and Baam.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: She and Akryung vs. 2nd floor regulars.
    • Then she ends up on the receiving end of this, courtesy of Ren.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: She isn't a real Ice Queen, since she is rather outgoing, but she keeps her feelings to herself, views others as tools and steps over bodies to reach her goals. And then she meets Baam.
  • Femme Fatale
  • Go-Getter Girl: Going through training that boiled down to 'achieve or starve' led her to become this.
  • Large Ham: On occasion, especially when people aim attacks at her face.
    "Your crime of attempting to kick the almighty Androssi's face is appalling! For that, I shall punish you!"
  • Lightning Bruiser
  • Older than They Look: About 300 as of act 1.
  • One-Man Army: Able to defeat 197 other regulars on second floor, along with Akryung.
  • Smarter Than You Look
  • Super Toughness: When fighting Viole and Traveler, she takes a large number of anti-tank explosives directly to the face and comes out with nothing more than frazzled hair and mild annoyance.
  • Teleporters and Transporters: Her teleporter tool, Bong Bong.
  • Tsundere: Very much so towards Baam.

Hatsu

The son of a… potter? Still, he has been training his swordsmanship for many years, which allows him to go toe to toe with Anak, whom he grows very close to, and stand his ground against Quant. By the second season, he's so famous that the mere rumor that someone managed to beat 'that Hatsu guy' in battle is their main selling point as a mercenary. Is currently travelling with Ship Leesoo's team.

Ho

A Regular that, like Baam, is a Wave Controller. Looks very effeminate and has a red horn. All of his friends were killed by a random monstrous humanoid and since then, he tried to climb the Tower to get the strength he didn't have when all he loved were slaughtered.

Hong Chunhwa

A knight-like Regular who appeared with Narea. He is a Fisherman.

Ship Leesoo

A seemingly average guy in a purple jump suit. He is much smarter than he looks and a really funny guy. He's currently on a floor above Aguero, still with Hatsu and Anak. He remains in contact with Aguero, and has also learnt of Rachel's trickery.

  • Action Survivor
  • Art Evolution: In Season 2, he's drawn in a more realistic and gritty style to signify he's Taken A Level In Badass.
  • Badass: After hearing a Ranker give a brutal Breaking Speech to another Regular about how his not being able to make it through the Shinsoo barrier means he was choosen to fail, Ship says Screw Destiny and pushes his way through the barrier through pure willpower.
  • Butt Monkey
  • Curtains Match the Window: Brown.
  • Chick Magnet: Not as much as Baam, but if one looks closely there is at least two woman who like him, one of them being Anak
  • Dogged Nice Guy: A non-romantic example, but Anak and Hatsu have physically dragged him around when he doesn't do what they want.
  • Dragged by the Collar: How Anak dragged a protesting Ship off the stage after agreeing to take part in the test.
  • The Drag-Along: After Anak agrees to taking part in the special examination with Baam, she walks cooly offstage, silently dragging a kicking and screaming Ship behind her.
  • Failure Is the Only Option: The Ranker says anyone unable to make it through the barrier was choosen to fail and nothing they do can change that. Ship decided to screw that and pushed his way through the barrier through pure willpower.
  • Guile Hero: His stat sheet lists him as nearly dead last in every single category... except intelligence, where he's one of the highest of the first chapter's Regulars.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Tries to pull a non-lethal one on Quant.
  • The Load: Starts off seeming like he will be one to Hatsu and Anak, almost causing them all to fail the second test, then shows he's one of the smartest characters in the series the next test and is even the team leader in the second volume.
  • Older Than He Looks: Not nearly as extreme as many other characters, but he's 26 in the first volume, despite looking and acting like a teen.
  • Nice Guy: Among other things, he uses his own body to cling on to Quant, getting horribly beaten up solely to slow him down a tiny bit and increase his team's chances of victory even though, as Quant points out, he himself was already certain to pass.
  • The Smart Guy: Along with Aguero, forms the strategical team.
  • The Strategist: After the timeskip, he serves this role for his team.
  • Team Mom: A gender-flipped example.
  • The Unchosen One: His inability to walk through the Shinsoo barrier made him doomed to fail in the eyes of the Ranker in charge of the test, so he "Choose himself" and pushed his way through.

Phonsekal Laure

A branch member of the great Eurasia family, who runs a round with a blanket and pillow to sleep where ever he can. In Season 2 he is traveling with Ship Leesoo's team.

  • Brilliant, but Lazy: He's one of the most powerful of the Regulars in the first chapter, but usually prefers to just curl up in his blanket and fall asleep.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Kicks ass when he stops sleeping on the battle field.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: As seen in the Crown Game special test.
  • Flight: Is able to levitate.
  • Hidden Depths: Being one of the older members of the cast in the first season, and being from one of the 10 great families means he's way savvier than he lets on.
  • Older than They Look: Word of God says he is in his 130s.
  • Punch Clock Hero: Works for his team only when forced to.
  • Pure Energy: Is able to create blasts of Shinsoo.
  • Sleepyhead: Carries a pillow and a blanket around everywhere, and will throw them down and fall asleep at the slightest opportunity.

Sunwoo Narea

An Anima who swoons over Hong Chunhwa and is in it for the money.

Hwa Ryun

A mysterious character with mask and tight neoprene suit that first appeared in the Crown Game and dominated the last round, until Baam slashed her face with Shinsoo. Since then, she wore an eyepatch and let her hair down. Is a member of FUG and recruited Baam after Rachel betrayed him.

  • Chekhov's Gunman: She first appears as a mysterious, strong regular who gets injured in the crown game. She is actually a ranker, a guide like Evan, and in fact, Rachel's and then Baam's guide.
  • Cool Big Sis
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: In the Crown Game, she sweeps the floor with everybody except Androssi.
  • Enigmatic Minion: She's a FUG member, and yet she occasionally goes out of her way to help other regulars for no reason. No wonder some of her colleagues are wary of her.
    • Noticeably, when Baam asks her why she's siding with FUG, she ducks the question by giving a general answer about why other people would do so instead.
  • Eyepatch of Power: After her eye got cut by Baam.
  • Eye Scream: There's one fairly graphic panel of Baam's power slashing across her eye; if you're reading quickly, it's easy to miss that the slash is shown cutting deeply into the eyeball.
  • Fiery Redhead: Subverted. She is more a Cute Mute or The Stoic than fiery.
  • Hot Witch: She is from the Red Witch clan, who are known for their bright red hair and being Guides.
  • Jerk Ass: She has her share of sarcasm.
  • Kuu Dere: Silent, but kind of adorable.
  • Magic Staff / Simple Staff: Her Weapon of Choice.
  • Mysterious Waif: Though her real age is unclear but basically irrelevant given Rankers are The Ageless.
  • Out-Gambitted: While she manages to outgambit Reflejo and especially his minions, she totally didn't expect Cassano of planting a spying device on her tools, turning her into a Damsel in Distress later.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Especially in season 2.
  • The Quiet One: For a lot of the time, she just sits around in the class room or the background. In season one she just has 3 conversations, with Aguero, Baam and Rachel. Quite possibly, she was just silent because the didn't need to socialize with the other Regulars.
  • World's Most Beautiful Woman: Word of God says she is the prettiest of the Part 1 regulars, and that it is a plot point. Also, the sheer amount of fanart dedicated to her is staggering.

Blarouse

A man who got drafted by one of Aguero's cunning plans and therefore participated in the Crown Game. He uses a glove to throw balls that returns to him. Since he was among the Regulars who passed the 2nd floor, he helped the group support Rachel.

Aleksai Amigochaz

A muscled man with devil wing who was said to have attacked anybody he could in the preliminaries, insinuating that he might be an incredibly dangerous fellow. His spear throwing is on par with Rak's.

  • Ambiguously Brown: He shows up in Season 2 with a much lighter skin tone, indicating he possibly was tanned or there was a coloring error.
  • Blade on a Stick: He is a Spearbearer.
  • The Berserker: According to other Regulars, during the first test he furiously attacked anyone that came close.
  • Super Strength: Able to punch huge holes in the ground.
  • Winged Humanoid: He's able to hide them under clothes though.

Levin

A Regular who uses a sniper rifle as his weapon. He is the other Light Bearer other than Rachel and Aguero who passed the 2nd floor.

Parakewl

Will do anything to reach the top for his "important" goal. He matches his opinion always to the majority and acts more like you would expect people in a survival game to act.

     Regulars (20th floor +) 

Ja Wangnan

The point-of-view character for the first plot arc of season 2. While by no means weak, his dreams of being King of the Tower are far beyond his current capabilities. He's also running away from loan sharks and a bit of a coward with a good heart. He manages to trick Viole into forming a team with him and just like long ago with Baam and Rak, it stuck. They are currently living together with Yeon, Kang Horyang, Goseng, Miseng, Prince and Arkraptor.

The difference between those up there and me is the question of whether you have given up or not.

Yihwa Yeon

She is a Regular that gets introduced in season 2 and first appears in a scene where she fries Ja Wangnan. Later, she climbs the Tower with the team of the Lurker loan sharks because of her debt, which gets transferred to Baam after he wins the Shinsoo competition.

Nia Nya

A delivery boy who befriends Ja Wangnan. Due to the nature of the character, ‘’’this entry will contain unmarked spoilers’’’. Don’t read it if you haven’t finished the Untrustworthy Room arc.

Yeo Miseng

Miseng is a regular Ja and Baam met during the first part of the 20th floor test. Ja's resolve to attack the next person was crushed by her being utterly adorable (and wearing a school girls uniform).

  • Child Prodigy: Smart enough to dominate a card game played with adults.
  • Killer Rabbit: In Shinsoo Strenghtening Test she came just below Wangnan, and above Goseng and Yoghurt Lady. She must be quite capable for reaching 20th floor in the first place, but her abilities remain unknown.
  • Token Mini-Moe: Of all the character designs SIU has thought up, after 82 chapters and more than fifty characters, he has an adorable little girl.

Yeo Goseng

Miseng's friend. An apparently reasonable woman with a mousy look.

Hon Arkraptor

The last addition to the survival game. He acts like a very smart and very ruthless person and thinks more about instantaneous advantages than long-time pay-offs. He has got short silver hair and fights with an umbrella capable of shooting Shinsoo beams.

Kang Horyang aka Beniamo Ilmar

A gargantuan Regular who entered the survial match, but took up Ja Wangnan's peace offer. He crushes hard on Goseng so that it is virtually impossible for Ja to beat anybody up. He fights using an odd colored iconographic that appears floating beside him, focusing his abilities in specific areas — a blue shield enhancing his defense, a winged boot to enhance his speed, a giant red fist to enhance his strength, and so on. He's actually a living ignition weapon and entered the tower to search for Cassano, the true Devil of the Right Hand.

Kim Lurker

A loan shark working for Lurker Cash.

Prince

The son of the president of the company Lurker Cash.

  • Arc Villain: For the Untrustworthy Room game. Subverted, as he gets quickly ousted by Lurker and subsequently joins Team Tangsooyuk.
  • Evil Is Petty
  • Glass Cannon: His raw power is quite huge compared to his fellow regulars. But one solid punch is enough to incapacitate him.
  • Heel-Face Turn: Following the events of the Untrustworthy Room game, after being rescued by the people he initially despised, hearing how much his father cares about him and after eating his Humble Pie, he joins Viole's team and developped a close friendship with Miseng.
  • Hidden Depths: No, really. Blinding Rapdevil with his lighthouse was both resourceful and brave.
  • Humble Pie
  • Kick the Dog: Using Yeon to test if a drink was spiked. This bit him on the ass very quickly; see immediately below.
  • Out-Gambitted: Lurker assumed that he would Kick the Dog and factored it into his plan.
  • Pet the Dog: A minor one. He was absolutely furious when Rapdevil "died”, and seemed to take it personally.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: At the beginning of Part 2 he thinks he can take on anyone. He is wrong.
  • Smug Snake
  • Spoiled Brat: His dad's a mob boss who cares for his son a lot.
  • Unskilled, but Strong: He places 2nd in the World's Strongest Regular test. Rapdevil shows him that raw power isn't everything.
  • Unwitting Pawn: To Lurker during the Untrustworthy Room arc.

Rapdevil

A mercenary known as "The Devil of the Right Hand", recruited by Prince's father to help Prince in the 20F exam. Turns out to be a fake - while he is a competent fighter, he is nowhere near the level of real Devil, that is, Beniamino Cassano.

Tin

A Regular who teamed up with Lurker.

Yeongsuk

A fat elderly woman who takes kindly to Miseng because she wants to take advantage of her naivete.

     Regulars (21st Floor +) 

Edin Dan

A scout who got forcibly recruited by Aguero.

  • A Day In The Lime Light: Knot of Wool or Competing Fences Arc
  • Audience Surrogate: Type 2.
  • Badass: His Defiant to the End speech against Rachel, knowing doing so would probably get him killed.
  • Beady-Eyed Loser
  • Butt Monkey: In the first few strips after his introduction he gets outgambitted, drugged, forcibly recruited, severely beaten and more than once humiliated.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Black/brown.
  • Defiant to the End: Nope Rachel, Edin doesn't want be your legs.
  • Despair Event Horizon: Rachel attempted to cause him to experience this and he is determined to make it not happen.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Rachel stabbed him countless times in the legs and feet, basicly crippling him and ruining his chances in the tower even if he recovers, for rejecting her offer to come with her.
  • "Facing the Bullets" One-Liner: "Get lost. If you want to walk, walk with those fine legs of your own. You kicked away two friends with those, am I right?" Fortunately, Rachel didn't kill him... except Edin lost his legs instead.
  • Fragile Speedster: Rumored to be faster than light, which is why Aguero wanted him.
    • Ran even outright says that Dan is useless in a fight, but when it comes to speed, nobody can surpass him.
  • Flash Step: During his first appearence, he was too fast even for Koon.
  • Kick the Dog: Rachel attempted to cause him to hit a Despair Event Horizon by taking away his legs, for simply rejecting an offer to help her in the tower.
  • My Greatest Failure: His abandoning his last team to die in a desperate fight.
  • Oh Crap: His reaction moments after accepting a duel with Novik. The rest of his team forfeited.
  • Retired Badass: Stopped being a regular due to the 20th Floor Syndromenote 
  • Super Speed: Extremely fast.

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Koon Ran

Fisherman of Aguero's new team. He is one of the five strongest E-rank regulars. Seems related to Koon Maschenny Zahard, since he knows several Maschenny shinsoo techniques.

  • Bad Ass: Able to defeat Novick, and fight evenly with Anak.
  • The Big Guy: Despite his small stature, the strongest fighter out of Team Koon, and one of the top 5E rankers.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Borderline example. He is obnoxious, spoiled and quite childish at times (he destroyed Aguero's lighthouse during a mission), yet when he gets serious he is a force to be reckoned with.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: How he defeats Novick.
    • On the receiving end with Novick, courtesy of Viole.
  • Cute Bruiser
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: When he defeats Novick.
  • Glass Cannon: Relies on his extremely potent attack power and ability to dodge blows most of the time. Doesn't fare that well when he gets hit himself.
  • I Am Not Left-Handed: Ran's Spearbearer postion is ranked higher than his Fisherman position due to his powerful Lightning Spear technique, which is extremely powerful for E Rank Regulars. This makes him possibly the best Spearbearer of all the E Rank Regulars.
  • Jerk Ass: He is extremely arrogant, and seems to possess next to none social skills.
  • Kung-Fu Wizard: With an ephasis on the "wizard" part, he is still a capable hand-to-hand fighter.
  • Muscles Are Meaningless: He primarily uses Shinsoo and overwhelming force to attack, rather than traditional combat.
  • Oh Crap: When Viole shows up, Ran's reaction is basically a chain of Oh Crap moments one after the other.
  • Pintsized Powerhouse
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Red to Novick's blue, defying their color scheme.
  • The Rival: To anak.
  • Shock and Awe: His Lightning Spear technique.
  • Super Mode: Redan, which he activates by concentrating shinsoo into one baang then swallowing it. This greatly augments his fighting powers, but after 5 minutes, he will collapse.
  • The Stoic
  • The Worf Effect: Played up and shown to be an enormous badass only to make Viole's utter annihilation of him show how much stronger Viole is.

Novick

Spearbearer of Aguero's new team who wears a green jogging jacket, and a member of a famous branch of the Ha family, though he likes making up fake family names for laughs and wits.

Apple

Scout and information gatherer of Aguero's new team.

  • Mission Control: Owns a Lighthouse and doubles as a Light Bearer for Aguero's Team.
  • The Mole: For FUG.
  • Uncanny Valley Makeup: Not as bad as some of the page's example, but Apple is notable to wear the most makeup of all the characters introduced so far.

Gyetang

Along with Novick, he (she? it?) is a spearbearer of Aguero's new team. Resembles a giant canary.

Michael The Missionary

Medic and wave controller of Aguero's new team.

Quaetro Blitz

A rather skilled Wave Controller who Team Tangsooyuk met during the 28th Floor Test. Quant Blitz' nephew His skill is considered amongst the best in Rank E. He is mentally unstable.

Chang Blarode

One of the top 5 Regular E-Rank Fisherman who is described as "cold and violent".

Beniamino Cassano

The person Horyang was looking for. Also, "The Devil of the Right Hand".

Xia Xia

An E-rank Regular from the 28th floor. She is a Lighter Bearer and an Information Monger who likes to charge money for her services.

Reflejo

An E-rank Regular, member of FUG team during the Workshop Battle arc. Wears a metal mask that conceals his whole face. Despite officially being Viole's subordinate, he is de facto leader of the team. Is a minion of Poken, who is himself a minion of Karaka.

  • Disney Villain Death
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Done to him as a young man (child?) he was blinded and his entire family killed because he looked at one of the Princesses.
  • Dragon-in-Chief: Viole may be the face of FUG team in the workshop battle, but Reflejo is the one actually running the team.
  • Humanoid Abomination: He's actually a sapient fragment of a FUG Ranker's shadow.
  • Malevolent Masked Man
  • Sinister Scythe: Double bladed one, at that.
  • Super Mode: By harnessing the power of the fragment of Poken's shadow that he possesses, he's able to temporarily become as strong as a B-Rank Regular.
  • The Unchosen One: And he's not happy about it. He's been through hell, he's strong, he's loyal and yet it's Viole who gets treated as a god by FUG; Viole who is actually Reflejo's superior; Viole who becomes the master of the Thorn, the ultimate weapon, Viole who gets rescued by all his friends while Reflejo's left to die, Viole, Viole, VIOLE!!!

Traveler

A mysterious regular with wavy orange hair. He wears goggles and a hoodie that conceals most of his features.

Beta

A mysterious regular. He was one of the experimental Living Weapons. Hates Viole.

  • Dark and Troubled Past: Not only he is a Living Weapon experiment, he was forced to kill his friends during said experiments.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Beta. The reason he joins FUG to destroy Baam is because he's jealous that his target, Baam, has friends and is trying to reunite with them, while he had to kill his own friends in the past as part of being a living weapon, claiming that his target should suffer the same pain as he did.
    • And in Vol2 Chp95, he finally gets a Shut Up, Hannibal! on his face.
      Baam:The reason you hated me wasn't for revenge...You just needed someone to hate.
  • Heel-Face Turn: Decides to join with Baam in the end.
  • Tyke Bomb
  • Unwitting Pawn: Relying on Emile for information isn't a good idea...

     Rankers 

Rankers are people who have already climbed the tower ( or rather, to the 134th floor), and are further split between normal Rankers and High Rankers, who achieved a high position even among them. In short, they are all pretty badass. Following tropes go for each one of them:

  • The Ageless: Climbing The Tower gives them eternal youth (with the exception of Hendo family - they are... special)
    • This immortality is a specific reward for passing a floor near the very end, so some very high Regulars also fit in with this.
  • Bad Ass: Well, duh.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: All of them are kinda odd compared to the more normal regulars, but as individual rankers they get focus it's shown to be more of a coping mechanism to deal with the trauma of climbing the Tower.
  • Knight in Sour Armor: All of them that aren't outright evil are pretty world weary with the current system. This is because, to climb the tower, they had to abandon friendships and betray people for personal advancement. Some are particularly bitter that they stop climbing at floor 134.
  • Older than They Look
  • Really 700 Years Old: Some border on Time Abyss.

Evan Edrok

Yuri's Guide and High Ranker, who gave Baam a high grade Pocket. He sees himself reflected in the young boy.

Lero Ro

Ranker and exam supervisor, he takes care of the regulars on the second floor. He also trains the Light Bearers, and Aguero confides in him. After the events of the Submerged Fish Hunt, he quits and goes to meet the Wolhaiksong on the 77th floor.

Mule Love

Cute but serious, the Administrator of the season 2 tests. He oversaw the Survival Round test, World's Strongest Regular test, and created the Untrustworthy Room test for Viole. He has a "I do what I want type of attitude."

Quant Blitz

The Instructor of the Scouts with a temper as fiery as his hair and all the maturity of a elementary school kid, he is still a fierce and sharp-witted fighter. And he's also Quatro's uncle.

Lo Po Bia Ren

Actually introduced as Yuga, he seems to have taken that Wave Controller Instructor's guise (a sheeplike, horned costume that you wear like a ghost costume of bed sheets and a smile that looks like mustard on rice). He has multiple animals stored inside his body/suit and has the ability to control these animals, especially aquatic ones, like the Bull. Moreover, the youngest/newest member of the RED.

Yu Han-Sung

The test administrator of the Floor of Test, second in command of Evankhell. He is a genius in many ways, looks like a very attractive woman and is known among the Regulars for two things: His devious, scheming personality and his complete and utter addiction to instant coffee. Actually, he really likes any kind of instant food. Oh, and he is secretly a mole for FUG.

Augusgus

Ha Jinsung

A high ranking FUG member, and a former teacher of Viole and Karaka.

  • Affably Evil: He may be nice, albeit too loud, but according to Hwa Ryun he came to the 21th floor to kill all of Viole's companions, as he considers them too weak.
  • A Father to His Men: To Viole.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Is loud, goofy and a bit dorky. He is also a high ranker.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Dark brown.
  • Cynicism Catalyst: He loved a girl who was taken by the Ha family as a slave... and killed an entire branch of the family in revenge. Unfortunately, she died in the process. It's implied that he sees something of her in Viole, and that she was his reason for joining FUG.
  • Evil Mentor
  • Expecting Someone Taller: Accoring to Hon Arkraptor, he is nothing like the FUG of his imagination.
  • Necessarily Evil: His goal is noble. His means... not so much.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Red to Hwa Ryun's Blue.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Wants to create a better world. Wouldn't hestitate to kill a bunch of innocents to fulfill his goals.

Karaka

The newest Slayer of FUG. His face is yet to be seen. Also, Ha Jinsung's former apprentice.

Noma

Kurudan

One of the Rankers accompanying Yuri Zahard and Evan Edrok. He is a member of the Wolhaiksong.

Koon Hachuling

A defector of the Koon family, Hachuling is a member of Wolhaiksong. He was one of the Rankers accompanying Yuri and Evan, and is currently overseeing the task he was originally assigned by Yuje that he eventually passed onto Ro and Quant.
  • Black Sheep: Rejects his family for an separatist group feared by the Ruling Class.
  • Con Man: He's a Koon, after all. Unlike his Serious Business younger brother, however, he does it to simply relieve his boredom or amuse himself.
  • Geek: Hardcore gamer to the extent he ended up setting up an arcade for fun on the 77th floor, which, due to its location, sees very little customers.
  • Gentleman Snarker: He's got brains, privilege, connections, and plenty of laziness to shift "tedious" tasks onto others.
  • Loveable Rogue: To a tee.
  • Playful Hacker: Though a Scout, he is perfectly capable of hacking into Lighthouses.
  • Shout-Out: To Star Wars when he surprises Quant with the Death Star he built.

Grace Mirchea Luslec

Feared as the absolute darkness of the Tower, he is the head of the religious sect and criminal order FUG, which opposes Zahard and at one point took in Baam.

Evankhell

The director of the Floor of Test. Very strict and very tall, Evankhell has agreed to a complex testing system of the second floor for reasons unknown.

  • The Dreaded: Everyone speaks in an at least very respectful tone about him, and everyone fears what might happen if he finds out how screwy things went.
  • The Ghost: Only descriptions from rankers alude to his history. He's on "vacation" for the entire 1st Season.
    • Really, it was the only way for the plot to happen. If he was there half of the Events would not have been able to occur.

     Irregulars 

People who entered the tower uninvited and by their own strength, which means they are some of the strongest and most terrifying creatures in the whole Tower. Most of them are Shrouded in Myth, and rumors about them never give much away except that they are pretty dangerous. It's worth noting as well that there are some (Zahard and the Heads of the 10 families) who would be considered Irregulars under the current system as well, but since they predated it, they don't count.

Twenty-Fifth Baam a.k.a. Jyu Viole Grace

See Main and Core Characters.

Rachel

See Main and Core Characters.

Phantaminum

Rank: 1

The first Irregular (discounting Zahard himself, who technically entered as an Irregular but predates the Irregular / Regular system), a being mostly referred to as monster who brought chaos to the Tower under Zahard. He is an Exis, a mythical, godlike being.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: He vs anyone. Period.
  • The Dreaded: He, along with Enryu created the prejudice against the Irregulars.
  • The Ghost: We get a brieft glance of his shadow, or his hair, or weapon, or clothes. Really we don't know.
  • One-Man Army: Any of the highest rankers qualifies as this, but Phantaminum explicitly stormed the most fortified and powerful fortress in the world, which was guarded by the most powerful people in the world, all on his own.
  • Outside-Context Villain: From the perspective of the rest of the tower. He appeared from nowhere using a type of weapon none of them had ever seen before, completely slaughtered their strongest champions for reasons nobody understands, then vanished just as mysteriously.
  • Reality Warper: According to Word of God this is what an Exis is.
  • Run the Gauntlet: Stormed the Castle.
  • Shrouded in Myth
  • Spell My Name with an S: Pentaminum?
  • Storming the Castle: Attacked the fortress of the king (where nearly all the strongest Rankers in the world were) singlehandedly. And before he decided to stop (for unknown reasons), he was winning. Easily.
  • Story Breaker Power: Word of God says he could destroy The Tower.
  • UnknownRivals: Supposedly with Enryu, people may talk about it, but the have never met before.
  • World's Strongest Man: He is the number one. The only guy people are giving a snowball's chance in hell to defeat him is Enryu.

Enryu

Rank: 2

The second-strongest Ranker in the Tower, legendary for killing a Guardian (which had previously been considered to be literally immortal.)
  • Blade on a Stick: Summons great quality of these.
  • Death from Above
  • Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: The Guardians were considered to be immortal god-creatures with near-absolute power over their floor... until he killed one.
  • The Dreaded: He, along with Phantaminum created the prejudice against the Irregulars.
  • Flechette Storm: Red Rain.
  • The Ghost: It is rumoured that Enryu will appear during the middle of the story.
    • Though you have to remember that the creator is SIU. The middle could be anytime.
  • Kill the Guardian : To let the People know that Guardians weren't absolute beings.
  • Munchkin: The author literally describes him as such (in the power-gamer sense) in his character notes.
  • Off the Rails: Because of the murder of the 43rd Floor Guardian, regulars simply advance through the middle area of 43F without taking a test.
  • Over Nine Thousand: Literally. Enryuu is the only known person to handle over 9000 Rooms of shinsoo. Could be a Shout-Out.
  • Reality Warper: In his presence, all Shinsoo turns red.
  • Shrouded in Myth
  • Spam Attack
  • Storm of Blades: His Red Rain ability.
  • Ultimate Showdown of Ultimate Destiny: He and Phantaminum have never met and have nothing to do with each other, but since they're the first and second-strongest Rankers who ever lived, fans of each within the tower constantly speculate about who would win in a fight.

Urek Mazino

Rank: 4

Urek is an Irregular that came after Phantaminum (possibly tracking down Phantaminum) and climbed the Tower in just 50 years. He is currently the 4th strongest and the strongest active ranker (with Phantaminum and Enryu's whereabouts unknown and Zahard in hibernation). Also, he founded a group called the Wolhaiksong or Winged Tree, which has become strong enough to rival the 10 Great Families in influence and strength.

He is on good terms with Yuri Zahard.

     Zahard and the 10 Great Warriors 

At the top of the Ruling Class are Zahard and the 10 Great Warriors, who conquered the Tower and gained control of the first 134 floors from the Guardians. Not native to the Tower, they are technically Irregulars, and yet not considered as such. Zahard went on to establish the Zahard Family, who are considered royalty, and the 10 Great Warriors founded the 10 Great Families, who are akin to aristocracy in the Tower; all of their descendants benefit from the contracts they've secured with the Guardians. All of them are High Rankers, and though inactive, they are central to the main story. Following tropes go for each one of them:

  • The Ageless: Climbing The Tower gives them eternal youth, with the exception of Hendo.
  • Complete Immortality: With the exception of Hendo Lok Bloodmadder, who struck a special deal, all of them have been granted immortality by the Guardians.
  • Nigh Invulnerable: Per their contracts with the Guardians, none of them can be harmed by inhabitants of the Tower. (FUG is busy looking for a loophole.)
  • Really 700 Years Old: Probably among the oldest in the Tower.
  • Retired Badass

Zahard

Rank: 3

Technically not a Ranker anymore, but he was the first to reach the top Except the 'top', where one gets his position as a Ranker, is simply floor 134 - the highest level anybody has completed, and where Zahard, for unknown reasons, stopped his ascent. There are confirmed to be more floors above 134 and is now the Tower's ruler. He can grant others a vast amount of powers through his blood, as seen with Zahard's Princesses, outstanding female regulars, mostly from the 10 families, who get selected and adopted after a certain test. He is currently the third strongest in the tower.
  • Blood Magic: Transfer of Power. Surprisingly not evil.
  • Big Sleep: It's implied that he may have been sleeping for thousands of years.
  • Interspecies Adoption: Zahard's Princesses aren't related to him; they're all adoptive daughters. So far we know of two humans and a lizard-girl, though we have no context for what species Zahard is.
    • Also, Androssi is not actually human. It isn't that obvious, but she has a tiny horn on her forehead.
  • The Ghost: Although he is central to the plot and to several character's backgrounds, he has yet to be seen or even described beyond the most general overview of his history.
  • Shrouded in Myth
  • Spell My Name with an S: Temporarily went from "Zahard" to "Jahad" and then back again in translation.

Arie Hon

Rank: 5

One of the warriors who accompanied Zahard during his conquest of the Tower, and founder of the noble Arie family, the strongest family in the Tower. His Soubriquet White Sword refers to the White Oar, his sword that doesn't get hindered by dense Shinsoo.

Yeon Hana

The most beautiful of the 10 warriors who accompanied Zahard during his conquest of the Tower, and founder of the noble Yeon family.
  • Does Not Like Men: Subverted as she is kind to both men and women even though she stayed a virgin after her first love went bad.
  • In-Series Nickname: Her sobriquet is Cichlid.
  • My Girl Is Not a Slut: Is a virgin, all children are descended from the family's godmother.
  • The Ghost: For now, we can only imagine.
  • Virgin Power: She has a special contract with the Guardians regarding her virginity.

Po Bidau Gustang

The current head of one of the 10 great families. While he is seen observing the Workshop Tournament, little else is known about him.

     Zahard's Princesses 

Zahard's Daughters or rather, Zahard's Princesses are adopted females that have, through arduous exams, proven themselves worthy of receiving Zahard's blood, giving them more power. They represent Zahard. They are the only one's allowed to carry the name of Zahard, as he has no children of his ownnote . Androssi can be found in the Regulars folder.

Following tropes go for each one of them:

Yuri Zahard

The first Princess to be introduced, she plants her foot in Baam's face and then lends him her powerful weapon because she felt the test was unfair and she was bored. Breaking the rules and following her own agenda is pretty much the standard for her. She's on good terms with most people she knows and socializes pretty easy. She drags Evan all over the Tower.

Anak Zahard

Mother of Anak.

Koon Maschenny Zahard

Another Half-sister of Koon Aguero Agnis. She is the owner of one of the 13 Months, Yellow May and a very haughty, abrasive person. For that reason, she butts heads with Yuri quite often. At least knows some powerful Shinsoo techniques, which have been demonstrated by Koon Ran in the story.

Koon Maria Zahard

Koon Aguero's younger half-sister, who due to his scheming, became a princess candidate or princess, at the cost of his family branche's position. He found that the result left a big hole, even though he did it with the best intentions. He regarded her a pure being untainted by the intrigues in the noble families.

Jaina Repellista Zahard

The Hikkikomori Princess. Locked up in her Lighthouse, constantly over-seeing the flow of information of the tower. Yuri believes she is the only one who could find Baam, and she is apparently the only one who knows of the Prince of Zahard. As she had not climbed the Tower, she is not Ranker and has no rank.

     Guardians 

Beings that lived in the Tower long before it had been populated by Zahard and other races. Each Guardian is a supreme ruler of his own floor, and merely accepts the Rankers and Proctors as people doing their work for them. They are the ones who allow people to use Shinsoo on their floor.Following tropes go for each one of them:

Headon

A very freaky rabbit humanoid who is the guardian of the first floor. His job is the selection of Regulars, and introducing them to the rules of the tower as well as providing pockets. Which he didn't do with Baam. He doesn't like intruders, to say the least.

Second Floor Guardian

A big eel with a serrated beak. Slightly less creepy than Headon. He's the guardian of the second floor, also known as Evankell's Hell. Thinks Baam looks very tasty.

     13 Month Series 

A series of Empathic Weapons forged by a master blacksmith, given to a chosen Princesses of Zahard. They can range from Cool Swords to Improbable Weapons, but all are very powerful. All of the weapons share the following traits:

  • Battle Aura: Wielders of a weapon can sense the aura of another 13 Series weapon if they are used in the general area.
  • Empathic Weapon: When ignited, the weapon can take physical form.
  • Sealed Badass in a Can: Every weapon has a soul sealed within them, and if it allows the user to do so, all of the weapons are extremely powerful when ignited.
  • Talking Weapon: Weapons are capable of communicating with their users, if they so choose.
  • Theme Naming: All of them are named in Korean in the general format 'Color Number Moon' (with Black March being 'Black Third Moon', White February being 'White Second Moon'). Although they are named in Korean through the Lunar Calendar, this is translated to English using conventional Calendar Months (with Undecimber being the 13th).

Silver January

Currently carried by An Zahard.

White February

Granted to an unknown Princess who was killed by Eurasia Enne Zahard when she went berserk. Currently in the possession of Zahard himself.

Black March

Originally given to Yuri Zahard, it changed owners when she decided to help Baam with his first test. It is a sleek black needle (a stabbing tool) with a self-confident, hedonistic attitude. She did not even talk to Yuri because they were alike, but heeds Baam's call, because he is cutenote . Later, she is taken by Anak as a wager and used by Androssi in the fight against Ren. Yuri interferes said fight, drives Ren away and takes back Black March.

Green April

Anak's sword -Actually her mother's- which is more a green hook that expands and can split into several hooks at the hilt. It is never seen talking, but it seems to be insane and/or blood thirsty. Yuri takes it away from her near the end of season 1

Yellow May

Currently carried by Koon Maschenny Zahard.

Luminous June

Translates as 'Luminous Sixth Moon', one of 3 in the series to not have a specific color. Currently carried by Alphid Zahard, confirmed to be a sword.

Indigo July

Currently one of two Series weapons carried by Garam Zahard, first Princess to possess two of the 13 series, acquired by killing fellow Princess Uram Zahard.

Blue August

Second of two Series weapons carried by Garam Zahard.

Dark September

Translates as 'Ninth Moon of Darkness', one of 3 in the series to not have a color. Unknown attributes and whereabouts.

Red October

Confirmed to be a sword, currently carried by Arie Hagipherione Zahard.

Golden November

Currently carried by Adori Zahard, currently highest ranked active Princess of Zahard (ranked 8th in the Tower).

Colorless December

Translates as 'Twelfth Moon of Nothingness/Emptiness', one of 3 in the series to not have a specific color. Used by Eurasia Enne Zahard, highest ranked Princess ever (7th in the Tower).

Rainbow Undecimber

The 13th item of the series.

  • Hammerspace: As with every Arms Inventory, stores other weapons this way when not in use.
  • One Of These Is Not Like The Others: Is an Arms Inventory, rather than a weapon. The full implications of this difference have yet to be revealed.
  • Too Awesome to Use: Is the only item of the 13 Series that has never been given to a Princess.

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Akryung

A huge, mysterious hulking monster of unknown origin; he kept Rak in check during the Crown Game, immediately passed the Spear Bearer's exam, and slaughtered everybody except Rachel and Androssi in the preliminaries. He may or may not be an Irregular, whether the comments about the Irregular in his team applied to him or Rachel is unclear as of now. He was 'prepared' by Headon to assist Rachel, according to Yu Han-Sung, although what that means - whether he's actually taking the test, or, for that matter, whether he's actually alive - is unknown.

Sophia

A researcher in the Tower, and a mother figure to Horyang and Casano. But according to Emile, her love for them is probably a lie, although Emile is not necessarily truthful.

  • Motherly Scientist: To Horyang and Casano. Emile says otherwise, but then again, Emile is Not So Omniscient After All.
    • As of chapter 99 of season 2, she has confirmed that all of her affection was real. She then begs Lero Ro to protect Horyan, Casano, Beta and even Viole from all those who would seek to manipulate and use them for their own gain.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: She became a researcher in order to find a way to grant power to the abandoned and enslaved children taken in by the Workshop, so that no one would be able to hurt them anymore, believing that some sacrifices would be needed. Her hopes rode on Horyang and Casano. It wasn't until Viole spoke with her that she finally realizes that what made Horyang and Casano happy wasn't being given power, but her affection.

Emile

A popular chat program in the Tower, introduced in the 21st floor. She can be asked questions, and she'll answer them correctly. She's actually an experimental product of the Workshop scientists, and although she knows the answers to everything, she needs to be fed information first.

  • The Omniscient: Ask her a question, and she'll give you the right answer. Although in some cases the answers need to be fed to her first.
  • People Jars: She's some kind of experimental subject.


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