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* AxCrazy: [[spoiler:Though it isn't evident until [[VillainousBreakdown the climax]]]].
* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: [[spoiler:He craved for destruction... so this is what Lord of Nightmares granted him (and him only) when she was inadvertently summoned]].



* TheChessmaster

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* TheChessmasterTheChessmaster: And ''how''. [[spoiler:He had been manipulating everybody -- heroes and villains alike -- for most of the ''Slayers NEXT'', siccing Gaav on Lina Inverse and assuming that she will use Giga Slave spell against him. When that failed, he quickly came up with a backup plan to use Lina's friends as hostages and blackmail her into casting that spell]].



* DidntSeeThatComing: [[spoiler:The intervention of the Lord of Nightmares.]]

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* DidntSeeThatComing: [[spoiler:The intervention of the Lord of Nightmares.]]Nightmares]].



* TheDragon: Of Shabranigdo, as his most powerful general.

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* TheDragon: Of Shabranigdo, Shabranigdu, as his most powerful general.



* GreaterScopeVillain: Gaav and his minions are the primary antagonists for most of the ''Slayers NEXT'' and it would seem that Gaav himself is going to be set up as Lina's [[VillainOfTheWeek ultimate adversary of the season]]. [[spoiler:However, once Phibrizzo reveals himself, he instantly proves to be a far greater threat. Not only it turns out he's been manipulating both sides the whole time, but the moment he takes off the mask, he ''[[WorfEffect instantly annihilates]]'' Gaav with a ''snap of his fingers'', taking his place as a BigBad with much more sinister goal of destroying not only Lina Inverse, but also [[OmnicidalManiac everyone and everything else]]]].



* NietzscheWannabe

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* NietzscheWannabeNietzscheWannabe: [[spoiler:He wants to destroy everyone and everything, seeing it as the ultimate goal of Mazoku race]].



* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler:Once he realizes that [[GoneHorriblyRight Giga Slave spell summoned the Lord of Nightmares herself]] and his elaborate plan with years in the making has just gone to hell, his smug demeanor drops instantly and he goes [[SanitySlippage completely off the rails]]]].



* YourSoulIsMine: He can destroy souls and subsquently kill others by crushing what appear to be little glass spheres-the physical representation of them. He [[DisneyDeath kills]] Amelia, Sylphiel, Zelgadis, Zangulus, and Martina in this fashion.

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* YourSoulIsMine: He can destroy souls and subsquently kill others by crushing what appear to be little glass spheres-the spheres -- the physical representation of them. He [[DisneyDeath kills]] Amelia, Sylphiel, Zelgadis, Zangulus, and Martina in this fashion.

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* BareYourMidriff:


* GreenEyes: Probably to show her slight jealousy of Lina.



* GreenEyes: His human form's eyes.

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* GracefulLoser: The Rezo incarnation salutes Lina (and Rezo's rebellious spirit) for their victory with his dying breath.


* DudeLooksLikeALady: Or a little girl.

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* DudeLooksLikeALady: Or a little girl.girl, complete with big eyes and long eyelashes. In the manga iteration covering his storyline this is actually taken further where part of the plot is that he explicitly took control of the body of a little girl named Erina to make Lina let her guard down around him.


* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The "girly" half, with Lina being the tomboy.

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* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The "girly" half, with Lina being the tomboy.tomboy because she herself is a ProperLady and Lina is far too rough mannered and aggressive to fit.



* WhiteMagicianGirl: A proper lady healer and love interest for the male protagonist.

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* WhiteMagicianGirl: A proper lady healer and love interest for the male protagonist.lead.



* BetaTestBaddie

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* BetaTestBaddieBetaTestBaddie: A clone of the villainous Rezo.



* CloningBlues

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* CloningBluesCloningBlues: He is ''so'' insecure about being a clone that he will do absolutely anything to surpass the original.



* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: To Eris.

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* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: To Eris.Kills Eris once she has filled her purpose. Even the original Rezo wasn't quite that cruel.


* TheOmnipotent: There is nothing in all the worlds that can harm her.

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* TheOmnipotent: There is nothing in all the worlds that can harm her.her, while she can, with a thought, unmake anything and anyone in any of them.



* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: She is more powerful than Lina.

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* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: She The rare sort of mage that is more powerful than Lina.



* StoryBreakerPower: Would probably make quick work of most of the series' villains, if she ever showed up.

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* StoryBreakerPower: Would She would probably make quick work of most of the series' villains, if she ever showed up.

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* GenerationXerox: Averted. It's pointed out on a few occasions that he and Amelia really don't look anything alike, whenever people find out they're father and daughter.


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* NiceGuy: Overall, despite his LargeHam tendencies, he's a pretty friendly, easygoing, helpful guy. It's easy to see where Amelia gets it from.


* TailorMadePrison: The sorcerer Lei Magnus's incarnation of Shabranigdo was sealed away (along with Lei Magnus himself) in a block of ice in the [[GrimUpNorth Kaltaart Mountains]]. A game on the [[SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem Super Famicom]] had both sorcerer and demon as the TrueFinalBoss.

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* TailorMadePrison: The sorcerer Lei Magnus's incarnation of Shabranigdo was sealed away (along with Lei Magnus himself) in a block of ice in the [[GrimUpNorth Kaltaart Mountains]]. A game on the [[SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem Super Famicom]] UsefulNotes/SuperFamicom had both sorcerer and demon as the TrueFinalBoss.


* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: In the anime his death scene is treated as such a moment, when he seems to understand and regret the death and destruction he's caused, and asks only to be buried beneath Flagoon.

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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: In the anime anime, his death scene is treated as such a moment, when he seems to understand and regret the death and destruction he's caused, and asks only to be buried beneath Flagoon. In the novel, there's no such moment of clarity, and he passes away as bitter as he's always been.


%%* MadDreamer



* NotSoDifferent: It's remarked that she and Lina have more in common than they'd like to acknowledge at the end of episode 16.
* OddFriendship: When traveling with the main group, she actually comes to get along best with Amelia, possibly since they're both princesses. Amelia even [[spoiler: happily attends and cheers on Martina's wedding to Zangulus at the end.]]



* PluckyComicRelief: She's not a serious threat and everyone except her knows it. She's provide comedy instead of drama.

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* PluckyComicRelief: She's not a serious threat and everyone except her knows it. She's there to provide comedy instead of drama. drama, [[spoiler: with the exception of during the confrontation with Hellmaster.]]


[[folder: Greater Beast Zelas Metallium]]

[[TomboyAndGirlyGirl One of the two female Mazoku lords,]] and Xellos' mysterious master. Also, Xellos himself is her only underling. Her beast form is an enormous anthropomorphic wolf with wings.

Zelas appears in the final novel alongside [[TheDarkChick Deep Sea Dolphin]] in a forest near Sairagg; together, the two of them trap Lina and Gourry into [[TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon an enormous sealed-off space]] where [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] lied in wait. Milgasia the Golden Dragon reveals hers and Dolphin's identity when [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] is defeated. She makes several cameo appearances in the anime, and is the FinalBoss of a video game for the Super Famicom.

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[[folder: Greater Beast Zelas Metallium]]

[[TomboyAndGirlyGirl One
Chaos Dragon Gaav]]
->Voiced by: Creator/JojiNakata (Japanese), Creator/DanGreen (English)

[[TheBrute The most aggressive
of the two female Mazoku lords,]] five generals]]. He was sealed into his human form by Aqualord Ragradia, who hoped that his power would diminish overtime, similar to Shabranigdo's dilemma. However, Gaav's soul fused with the soul of his human host, and Xellos' mysterious master. Also, Xellos himself because of it, he [[CoolPeopleRebelAgainstAuthority has rebelled against his fellow lords out of the desire to survive]]. He is her only underling. Her beast the main antagonist of the seventh novel and the DiscOneFinalBoss of ''NEXT.'' His true form is an enormous anthropomorphic wolf a three-headed red dragon.

Gaav spends most of the early novels/second season spreading his influence towards the humans
with wings.

Zelas appears
the help of his underlings, hoping to [[LaResistance secure power and raise a powerful human army.]] It is revealed in the final novel alongside [[TheDarkChick Deep Sea Dolphin]] novels that he is doing this in a forest near Sairagg; together, order to [[spoiler:destroy [[PiecesOfGod the two piece of them trap Lina and Gourry into [[TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon an enormous sealed-off space]] where [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] lied in wait. Milgasia the Golden Dragon reveals hers and Dolphin's identity when [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] is defeated. She makes several cameo appearances Shabranigdo]] sealed in the anime, and is the FinalBoss Kaltaart Mountains]]. Because of his rebellious nature, Hellmaster Phibrizzo murders him during a video game for the Super Famicom.
fight with Lina's party.



* AffablyEvil: In the 15th novel, she addresses others as "Lady" or "Sir."
* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: Her human form.
* AmbiguouslyBrown: Her human form in the anime.
* AnimalMotifs: Wolves.
* TheCameo: In the final episode of ''TRY'', we can see her from behind as she is talking to Xellos.
* CanisMajor: Her true form is a large wolf.
* EnigmaticMinion: Even more so than Xellos!
* FinalBoss: In the Super Famicom game.
* LadyOfWar
* SmokingIsCool: Her human form in the anime.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The tomboy half, with Dolphin being the "girly" half.
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[[folder: Chaos Dragon Gaav]]
->Voiced by: Creator/JojiNakata (Japanese), Creator/DanGreen (English)

[[TheBrute The most aggressive of the five generals]]. He was sealed into his human form by Aqualord Ragradia, who hoped that his power would diminish overtime, similar to Shabranigdo's dilemma. However, Gaav's soul fused with the soul of his human host, and because of it, he [[CoolPeopleRebelAgainstAuthority has rebelled against his fellow lords out of the desire to survive]]. He is the main antagonist of the seventh novel and the DiscOneFinalBoss of ''NEXT.'' His true form is a three-headed red dragon.

Gaav spends most of the early novels/second season spreading his influence towards the humans with the help of his underlings, hoping to [[LaResistance secure power and raise a powerful human army.]] It is revealed in the novels that he is doing this in order to [[spoiler:destroy [[PiecesOfGod the piece of Shabranigdo]] sealed in the Kaltaart Mountains]]. Because of his rebellious nature, Hellmaster Phibrizzo murders him during a fight with Lina's party.

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[[folder: Dynast Grausherra]]

[[SmugSnake The tactical, scheming, and ever elusive]] master of disguise among the five generals. He uses all of these trades in order to cause destruction, and he hopes to start a second war between [[GoodVersusEvil the Shinzoku and the Mazoku]], along with the intention to [[spoiler:resurrect the piece of Shabranigdo in Luke]]. He is the main antagonist of the thirteenth novel. His true form is what appears to be a golem-like beast wearing spiky armor.

Dynast sends his general [[ActionGirl Sherra]] to hinder Lina and Gourry, and when she is defeated, he sets off the conflict in the thirteenth novel by impersonating the king of the kingdom of Gairia. Lina is able to defeat him by encasing him in Zanaffar Armor and striking him down with the Ragna Blade. [[NotQuiteDead The main part of his body on the astral plane remains intact, thus ensuring his survival,]] but he is otherwise severely wounded to the point that he can no longer manifest on the physical plane. He has not appeared in the anime or any other media.

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[[folder: Dynast Grausherra]]

[[SmugSnake The tactical, scheming, and ever elusive]] master of disguise among the five generals. He uses all of these trades in order to cause destruction, and he hopes to start a second war between [[GoodVersusEvil the Shinzoku and the Mazoku]], along with the intention to [[spoiler:resurrect the piece of Shabranigdo in Luke]]. He is the main antagonist
Greater Beast Zelas Metallium]]

[[TomboyAndGirlyGirl One
of the thirteenth novel. His true two female Mazoku lords,]] and Xellos' mysterious master. Also, Xellos himself is her only underling. Her beast form is what an enormous anthropomorphic wolf with wings.

Zelas
appears to be in the final novel alongside [[TheDarkChick Deep Sea Dolphin]] in a golem-like beast wearing spiky armor.

Dynast sends his general [[ActionGirl Sherra]] to hinder
forest near Sairagg; together, the two of them trap Lina and Gourry, Gourry into [[TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon an enormous sealed-off space]] where [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] lied in wait. Milgasia the Golden Dragon reveals hers and Dolphin's identity when she [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] is defeated, he sets off the conflict defeated. She makes several cameo appearances in the thirteenth novel by impersonating anime, and is the king FinalBoss of a video game for the kingdom of Gairia. Lina is able to defeat him by encasing him in Zanaffar Armor and striking him down with the Ragna Blade. [[NotQuiteDead The main part of his body on the astral plane remains intact, thus ensuring his survival,]] but he is otherwise severely wounded to the point that he can no longer manifest on the physical plane. He has not appeared in the anime or any other media.
Super Famicom.



* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: He can take human form.
* DeathTrap: Lina is able to render his powers useless by trapping him into a set of magic-nullifying Zanaffar Armor, and cuts him down from there.
* EvilGenius: Since both Hellmaster and Chaos Dragon are dead, he is forced to fit into this role despite being closer to TheBrute. [[spoiler:Even his plan to resurrect the soul of Shabranigdo is an attempt at copying what Hellmaster did several millennia ago.]]
* HeWhoMustNotBeSeen: Has no definitive human form.
* MasterOfDisguise: He impersonates a king.
* WordOfGod: Dynast has had at least four different priests and generals made in his lifetime; Zelas only has Xellos, and the other three lords each have one priest and one general.
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[[folder: Deep Sea Dolphin]]

Dolphin resides in the sea that lies to the southeast of the mainland the story takes place in most of the time. In terms of goals and backstory, there is little known about her; however, it's hinted that Dolphin herself was the one to have planned her priest [[TheChessmaster Huraker's]] scheme to [[spoiler:seize the power of Aqualord Ragradia]] in the ''Knight of the Aqualord'' manga. Her true form is unknown.

Dolpin appears alongside Zelas in the final novel and traps Lina and Gourry into the sub-space where [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] awaited them.

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* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: He can take human form.
* DeathTrap: Lina is able to render his powers useless by trapping him into a set of magic-nullifying Zanaffar Armor, and cuts him down from there.
* EvilGenius: Since both Hellmaster and Chaos Dragon are dead, he is forced to fit into this role despite being closer to TheBrute. [[spoiler:Even his plan to resurrect
AffablyEvil: In the soul of Shabranigdo is an attempt at copying what Hellmaster did several millennia ago.]]
* HeWhoMustNotBeSeen: Has no definitive human form.
* MasterOfDisguise: He impersonates a king.
* WordOfGod: Dynast has had at least four different priests and generals made in his lifetime; Zelas only has Xellos, and the other three lords each have one priest and one general.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Deep Sea Dolphin]]

Dolphin resides in the sea that lies to the southeast of the mainland the story takes place in most of the time. In terms of goals and backstory, there is little known about her; however, it's hinted that Dolphin herself was the one to have planned her priest [[TheChessmaster Huraker's]] scheme to [[spoiler:seize the power of Aqualord Ragradia]] in the ''Knight of the Aqualord'' manga. Her true form is unknown.

Dolpin appears alongside Zelas in the final novel and traps Lina and Gourry into the sub-space where [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] awaited them.

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15th novel, she addresses others as "Lady" or "Sir."



* EvilPlan: Believed to have started it in the ''Knight of the Aqualord'' manga, where [[spoiler:she sent Huraker off and cause all of that turmoil in order to have Lina gain the power of one of the four Shinzoku lords; from there Huraker would absorb both Lina's and Lyos' powers in order to become [[AGodAmI a demon with the power of the gods.]] Yikes...]]
* TheDarkChick: Of the Mazoku Lords.
* TheGhost: Only appeared in the novels, and has no definitive beast form.
* PimpedOutDress: Wears a poofy dress covered in pearls in her human form.
* TechnicolorEyes: Her eyes in her human form are abnormally shiny...
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The "girly" half, with Zelas as the tomboy.

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* EvilPlan: Believed to have started it in the ''Knight of the Aqualord'' manga, where [[spoiler:she sent Huraker off and cause all of that turmoil in order to have Lina gain the power of one of the four Shinzoku lords; from there Huraker would absorb both Lina's and Lyos' powers in order to become [[AGodAmI a demon with the power of the gods.]] Yikes...]]
* TheDarkChick: Of the Mazoku Lords.
* TheGhost: Only appeared in the novels, and has no definitive beast form.
* PimpedOutDress: Wears a poofy dress covered in pearls in her human form.
* TechnicolorEyes:
AmbiguouslyBrown: Her eyes in her human form are abnormally shiny...
in the anime.
* AnimalMotifs: Wolves.
* TheCameo: In the final episode of ''TRY'', we can see her from behind as she is talking to Xellos.
* CanisMajor: Her true form is a large wolf.
* EnigmaticMinion: Even more so than Xellos!
* FinalBoss: In the Super Famicom game.
* LadyOfWar
* SmokingIsCool: Her human form in the anime.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The tomboy half, with Dolphin being the "girly" half, with Zelas as the tomboy.half.



!Other Villains
[[folder: Rezo the Red Priest]]
->Voiced by: Creator/TakehitoKoyasu (Japanese), Charles Rolfe (English, ''Slayers''), Creator/LiamOBrien (English, ''Slayers Revolution'' and ''Evolution-R''), Enrique J. Lles (European Spanish)

A [[VillainWithGoodPublicity highly well-known and respected]] priest and sorcerer, and Zelgadis' great-grandfather. He is known across the kingdoms of the Old World for performing miraculous feats with magic, namely healing. However, this is mostly a cover-up for his more shadowy intentions, which is finding a method of opening his blind eyes in any way possible. [[spoiler:His eyes are permanently blind because a shard of [[BigBad Shabranigdo]] is sealed within him, and his eyes act as something of a seal. He never considered this possibility until he broke that seal and released Shabranigdo.]]

Rezo served as the catalyst for many events in the series. He is the first major antagonist that Lina fights, and he returns later in the anime where the group learns that he was involved in the sealing of a kingdom ([[spoiler:it's also subtly implied that he caused the plague that forced the kingdom to be sealed away in the first place]]), and more of his less pleasant side is revealed.

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!Other Villains
[[folder: Rezo Dynast Grausherra]]

[[SmugSnake The tactical, scheming, and ever elusive]] master of disguise among
the Red Priest]]
->Voiced by: Creator/TakehitoKoyasu (Japanese), Charles Rolfe (English, ''Slayers''), Creator/LiamOBrien (English, ''Slayers Revolution''
five generals. He uses all of these trades in order to cause destruction, and ''Evolution-R''), Enrique J. Lles (European Spanish)

A [[VillainWithGoodPublicity highly well-known
he hopes to start a second war between [[GoodVersusEvil the Shinzoku and respected]] priest and sorcerer, and Zelgadis' great-grandfather. He is known across the kingdoms of the Old World for performing miraculous feats Mazoku]], along with magic, namely healing. However, this is mostly a cover-up for his more shadowy intentions, which is finding a method of opening his blind eyes in any way possible. [[spoiler:His eyes are permanently blind because a shard of [[BigBad Shabranigdo]] is sealed within him, and his eyes act as something of a seal. He never considered this possibility until he broke that seal and released Shabranigdo.]]

Rezo served as
the catalyst for many events in intention to [[spoiler:resurrect the series. piece of Shabranigdo in Luke]]. He is the first major main antagonist of the thirteenth novel. His true form is what appears to be a golem-like beast wearing spiky armor.

Dynast sends his general [[ActionGirl Sherra]] to hinder Lina and Gourry, and when she is defeated, he sets off the conflict in the thirteenth novel by impersonating the king of the kingdom of Gairia. Lina is able to defeat him by encasing him in Zanaffar Armor and striking him down with the Ragna Blade. [[NotQuiteDead The main part of his body on the astral plane remains intact, thus ensuring his survival,]] but he is otherwise severely wounded to the point
that Lina fights, and he returns later can no longer manifest on the physical plane. He has not appeared in the anime where the group learns that he was involved in the sealing of a kingdom ([[spoiler:it's also subtly implied that he caused the plague that forced the kingdom to be sealed away in the first place]]), and more of his less pleasant side is revealed.
or any other media.



* BadassBookworm
* BlindSeer
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: His red robes. The novels elaborate on the fact that many high-ranking sorcerers that graduate from magical guilds are assigned a color as a part of their title (an example would be Tarim and Daymia, who, in the novels, are Tarim the Violet and Daymia the Blue respectively. There is also Lina's infamous color, pink.).
* CrazyPrepared: (anime only) He ''invented'' his own magical jar for his soul to hide in if he ever dies, all for the sake of continuing to find a way to open his eyes...
* EvilSorcerer
* IncestIsRelative: Averted. He was thought to be both two ''and'' three generations removed from Zelgadis, courtesy of a blurb in the English dub. He's old to the point that Zelgadis can no longer pinpoint the generation gap. WordOfGod put out that they're three generations (great-grandfather) removed.
* LiteralGenie: Well, he ''did'' say that Zelgadis would be transformed when he promised him power.
* MeaningfulName / BilingualBonus: His name means "prayer" in Spanish.
* OlderThanTheyLook: He's stated to be about a hundred years old, but looks at least half that - the only true indicator of his older age are two bony lines under his eyes. When Lina meets him in the novels, she describes him as looking "young and old at the same time."
* SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan
* SquishyWizard
* VillainWithGoodPublicity: He's known to virtually everyone on the continent, and both Lina and Amelia revere him as such (until TheReveal, obviously).
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: He has purple hair.

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* BadassBookworm
AFormYouAreComfortableWith: He can take human form.
* BlindSeer
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: His red robes. The novels elaborate on the fact that many high-ranking sorcerers that graduate
DeathTrap: Lina is able to render his powers useless by trapping him into a set of magic-nullifying Zanaffar Armor, and cuts him down from magical guilds there.
* EvilGenius: Since both Hellmaster and Chaos Dragon
are assigned a color as a part of their title (an example would be Tarim and Daymia, who, in dead, he is forced to fit into this role despite being closer to TheBrute. [[spoiler:Even his plan to resurrect the novels, are Tarim the Violet and Daymia the Blue respectively. There is also Lina's infamous color, pink.).
* CrazyPrepared: (anime only) He ''invented'' his own magical jar for his
soul to hide in if he ever dies, all for the sake of continuing to find a way to open his eyes...
Shabranigdo is an attempt at copying what Hellmaster did several millennia ago.]]
* EvilSorcerer
HeWhoMustNotBeSeen: Has no definitive human form.
* IncestIsRelative: Averted. MasterOfDisguise: He was thought to be both two ''and'' three generations removed from Zelgadis, courtesy of impersonates a blurb in the English dub. He's old to the point that Zelgadis can no longer pinpoint the generation gap. WordOfGod put out that they're three generations (great-grandfather) removed.
king.
* LiteralGenie: Well, he ''did'' say that Zelgadis would be transformed when he promised him power.
* MeaningfulName / BilingualBonus: His name means "prayer" in Spanish.
* OlderThanTheyLook: He's stated to be about a hundred years old, but looks
WordOfGod: Dynast has had at least half that - the four different priests and generals made in his lifetime; Zelas only true indicator of his older age are two bony lines under his eyes. When Lina meets him in has Xellos, and the novels, she describes him as looking "young other three lords each have one priest and old at the same time."
* SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan
* SquishyWizard
* VillainWithGoodPublicity: He's known to virtually everyone on the continent, and both Lina and Amelia revere him as such (until TheReveal, obviously).
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: He has purple hair.
one general.



[[folder: Halcyform the White]]
->Voiced by: Creator/KazuhiroNakata (Japanese), Nathan Price (English)

The chairman of the Atlas City Sorcerer's Guild who seeks immortality. He is the BigBad of the second light novel and in the first part of ''NEXT''.

* GoOutWithASmile: In the novel after [[spoiler: being stabbed by Rubia]].
* ImmortalityImmorality: Abducted human subjects for his research.
* LoveMakesYouEvil: In the anime.
* ManInWhite: To Amelia's confusion.
* PlayingWithFire: He appears to specialise in shamanic fire spells.
* {{Necromantic}}: In the anime.
* RapidAging: In the anime, after the Pledge Stone is destroyed.
* SealedEvilInACan: At the start of the novel since Tarim and Daymia were unable to kill him.
* SoulJar: He has made a Pledge of Immortality with Seigram - so long as Seigram's mask remains intact, he can't die.
* {{Telepathy}}: Displays this in the novel.
* TogetherInDeath: [[spoiler:With Rubia in the anime.]]

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[[folder: Halcyform Deep Sea Dolphin]]

Dolphin resides in
the White]]
->Voiced by: Creator/KazuhiroNakata (Japanese), Nathan Price (English)

The chairman
sea that lies to the southeast of the Atlas City Sorcerer's Guild who seeks immortality. He is mainland the BigBad story takes place in most of the second light time. In terms of goals and backstory, there is little known about her; however, it's hinted that Dolphin herself was the one to have planned her priest [[TheChessmaster Huraker's]] scheme to [[spoiler:seize the power of Aqualord Ragradia]] in the ''Knight of the Aqualord'' manga. Her true form is unknown.

Dolpin appears alongside Zelas in the final
novel and traps Lina and Gourry into the sub-space where [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] awaited them.

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* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: Her human form.
* EvilPlan: Believed to have started it
in the first part of ''NEXT''.

* GoOutWithASmile: In the novel after [[spoiler: being stabbed by Rubia]].
* ImmortalityImmorality: Abducted human subjects for his research.
* LoveMakesYouEvil: In the anime.
* ManInWhite: To Amelia's confusion.
* PlayingWithFire: He appears to specialise in shamanic fire spells.
* {{Necromantic}}: In the anime.
* RapidAging: In the anime, after the Pledge Stone is destroyed.
* SealedEvilInACan: At the start
''Knight of the novel since Tarim Aqualord'' manga, where [[spoiler:she sent Huraker off and Daymia were unable cause all of that turmoil in order to kill him.
* SoulJar: He has made a Pledge
have Lina gain the power of Immortality one of the four Shinzoku lords; from there Huraker would absorb both Lina's and Lyos' powers in order to become [[AGodAmI a demon with Seigram - so long as Seigram's mask remains intact, he can't die.
the power of the gods.]] Yikes...]]
* {{Telepathy}}: Displays this TheDarkChick: Of the Mazoku Lords.
* TheGhost: Only appeared
in the novel.
novels, and has no definitive beast form.
* TogetherInDeath: [[spoiler:With Rubia PimpedOutDress: Wears a poofy dress covered in pearls in her human form.
* TechnicolorEyes: Her eyes in her human form are abnormally shiny...
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The "girly" half, with Zelas as
the anime.]]tomboy.



[[folder: Copy Rezo]]
->Voiced by: Creator/TakehitoKoyasu (Japanese), Peter Davis (English)

A copy created by the Red Priest for use in his experiments to cure his blindness. Copy Rezo's only desire is to surpass the original, even if the world might be destroyed in the process. He is the BigBad of the second arc of the first season/the third novel.

* BetaTestBaddie
* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Due to being fused with a mazoku. In the anime, he has two mouths on the palms of his hands, which allow him to cast spells quicker. In the novel, these two extra mouths are where his eyes should be.]]
* CloningBlues
* EyesAlwaysShut: Either when pretending to be the real Rezo (anime) or [[spoiler: due to having mouths there instead]] (novel).
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: In the anime his death scene is treated as such a moment, when he seems to understand and regret the death and destruction he's caused, and asks only to be buried beneath Flagoon.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: To Eris.

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!Other Villains
[[folder: Copy Rezo]]
Rezo the Red Priest]]
->Voiced by: Creator/TakehitoKoyasu (Japanese), Peter Davis (English)

Charles Rolfe (English, ''Slayers''), Creator/LiamOBrien (English, ''Slayers Revolution'' and ''Evolution-R''), Enrique J. Lles (European Spanish)

A copy created by [[VillainWithGoodPublicity highly well-known and respected]] priest and sorcerer, and Zelgadis' great-grandfather. He is known across the Red Priest kingdoms of the Old World for use in performing miraculous feats with magic, namely healing. However, this is mostly a cover-up for his experiments to cure more shadowy intentions, which is finding a method of opening his blindness. Copy Rezo's only desire blind eyes in any way possible. [[spoiler:His eyes are permanently blind because a shard of [[BigBad Shabranigdo]] is to surpass sealed within him, and his eyes act as something of a seal. He never considered this possibility until he broke that seal and released Shabranigdo.]]

Rezo served as
the original, even if the world might be destroyed catalyst for many events in the process. series. He is the BigBad of first major antagonist that Lina fights, and he returns later in the second arc anime where the group learns that he was involved in the sealing of a kingdom ([[spoiler:it's also subtly implied that he caused the plague that forced the kingdom to be sealed away in the first season/the third novel.

place]]), and more of his less pleasant side is revealed.

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* BetaTestBaddie
BadassBookworm
* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Due to being fused with a mazoku. In the anime, he has two mouths BlindSeer
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: His red robes. The novels elaborate
on the palms fact that many high-ranking sorcerers that graduate from magical guilds are assigned a color as a part of their title (an example would be Tarim and Daymia, who, in the novels, are Tarim the Violet and Daymia the Blue respectively. There is also Lina's infamous color, pink.).
* CrazyPrepared: (anime only) He ''invented'' his own magical jar for his soul to hide in if he ever dies, all for the sake of continuing to find a way to open his eyes...
* EvilSorcerer
* IncestIsRelative: Averted. He was thought to be both two ''and'' three generations removed from Zelgadis, courtesy of a blurb in the English dub. He's old to the point that Zelgadis can no longer pinpoint the generation gap. WordOfGod put out that they're three generations (great-grandfather) removed.
* LiteralGenie: Well, he ''did'' say that Zelgadis would be transformed when he promised him power.
* MeaningfulName / BilingualBonus: His name means "prayer" in Spanish.
* OlderThanTheyLook: He's stated to be about a hundred years old, but looks at least half that - the only true indicator
of his hands, which allow older age are two bony lines under his eyes. When Lina meets him to cast spells quicker. In in the novel, these two extra mouths are where his eyes should be.]]
* CloningBlues
* EyesAlwaysShut: Either when pretending to be
novels, she describes him as looking "young and old at the real Rezo (anime) or [[spoiler: due same time."
* SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan
* SquishyWizard
* VillainWithGoodPublicity: He's known
to having mouths there instead]] (novel).
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: In
virtually everyone on the anime his death scene is treated continent, and both Lina and Amelia revere him as such a moment, when he seems to understand and regret the death and destruction he's caused, and asks only to be buried beneath Flagoon.
(until TheReveal, obviously).
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: To Eris.YouGottaHaveBlueHair: He has purple hair.



[[folder: Erisiel Vrumugun]]
-> Voiced by: Etsuko Ishikawa (Japanese), Rachel Nanstad (English)

Eris is a sorceress who accompanied Rezo on his journeys and fell in love with him. He eventually left her in his search for a way to open his eyes. After learning of his death, she sought revenge on Lina using Copy Rezo.

* AllLoveIsUnrequited
* AvengingTheVillain: Her goal.
* BloodFromTheMouth: During her death.
* EvilCostumeSwitch
* IgnoredEnamoredUnderling
* PeoplePuppets: She is able to control people by attaching gems to their forehead.
* SpikesOfVillainy
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: She is shot in the back by Copy Rezo once he is done with her.

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[[folder: Erisiel Vrumugun]]
-> Voiced
Halcyform the White]]
->Voiced
by: Etsuko Ishikawa Creator/KazuhiroNakata (Japanese), Rachel Nanstad Nathan Price (English)

Eris is a sorceress The chairman of the Atlas City Sorcerer's Guild who accompanied Rezo on his journeys seeks immortality. He is the BigBad of the second light novel and fell in love with him. He eventually left her in his search for a way to open his eyes. After learning of his death, she sought revenge on Lina using Copy Rezo.

* AllLoveIsUnrequited
* AvengingTheVillain: Her goal.
* BloodFromTheMouth: During her death.
* EvilCostumeSwitch
* IgnoredEnamoredUnderling
* PeoplePuppets: She is able to control people by attaching gems to their forehead.
* SpikesOfVillainy
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: She is shot
in the back first part of ''NEXT''.

* GoOutWithASmile: In the novel after [[spoiler: being stabbed
by Copy Rezo once he Rubia]].
* ImmortalityImmorality: Abducted human subjects for his research.
* LoveMakesYouEvil: In the anime.
* ManInWhite: To Amelia's confusion.
* PlayingWithFire: He appears to specialise in shamanic fire spells.
* {{Necromantic}}: In the anime.
* RapidAging: In the anime, after the Pledge Stone
is done destroyed.
* SealedEvilInACan: At the start of the novel since Tarim and Daymia were unable to kill him.
* SoulJar: He has made a Pledge of Immortality
with her.Seigram - so long as Seigram's mask remains intact, he can't die.
* {{Telepathy}}: Displays this in the novel.
* TogetherInDeath: [[spoiler:With Rubia in the anime.]]



[[folder: Zanaffar]]
->Voiced by: Creator/KoujiIshii (Japanese), Creator/DanGreen (English)

An immensely powerful beast with near-complete immunity to magic. It was originally armour created using the Claire Bible to fight the Mazoku, but due to a flaw in the process, it became sentient, consuming its wearer and going out of control (the flawless, safe version is called a Zenefa). One of these creatures laid waste to Sairagg before it was slain by a previous wielder of the Sword of Light and sealed under the Holy Tree Flagoon. In the anime, it was unsealed by Copy Rezo who merged with it to increase his power to fight Lina. Another Zanaffar was born during the events of ''Revolution'' after [[spoiler: Duclis activates Gioconda's armor]] and goes on a rampage.

* AGodAmI: The Zanaffar from ''Revolution''.
* AchillesHeel: The Sword of Light.
* BreathWeapon
* CannibalismSuperpower: It acquires the knowledge of those it consumes.
* TheCorruption: Its armour form does this to its wearer, eventually consuming them.
* NoSell: Due to being sealed off from the astral side, most spells are useless against it (except magic using the power of the Lord of Nightmares).
* SealedEvilInACan: The one sealed under Flagoon.

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[[folder: Zanaffar]]
Copy Rezo]]
->Voiced by: Creator/KoujiIshii Creator/TakehitoKoyasu (Japanese), Creator/DanGreen Peter Davis (English)

An immensely powerful beast with near-complete immunity to magic. It was originally armour A copy created using by the Claire Bible Red Priest for use in his experiments to fight cure his blindness. Copy Rezo's only desire is to surpass the Mazoku, but due to a flaw original, even if the world might be destroyed in the process, it became sentient, consuming its wearer and going out of control (the flawless, safe version process. He is called a Zenefa). One of these creatures laid waste to Sairagg before it was slain by a previous wielder the BigBad of the Sword second arc of Light and sealed under the Holy Tree Flagoon. first season/the third novel.

* BetaTestBaddie
* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Due to being fused with a mazoku.
In the anime, it was unsealed by Copy he has two mouths on the palms of his hands, which allow him to cast spells quicker. In the novel, these two extra mouths are where his eyes should be.]]
* CloningBlues
* EyesAlwaysShut: Either when pretending to be the real
Rezo who merged with it to increase his power to fight Lina. Another Zanaffar was born during the events of ''Revolution'' after (anime) or [[spoiler: Duclis activates Gioconda's armor]] due to having mouths there instead]] (novel).
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: In the anime his death scene is treated as such a moment, when he seems to understand
and goes on a rampage.

* AGodAmI: The Zanaffar from ''Revolution''.
* AchillesHeel: The Sword of Light.
* BreathWeapon
* CannibalismSuperpower: It acquires
regret the knowledge of those it consumes.
* TheCorruption: Its armour form does this
death and destruction he's caused, and asks only to its wearer, eventually consuming them.
be buried beneath Flagoon.
* NoSell: Due to being sealed off from the astral side, most spells are useless against it (except magic using the power of the Lord of Nightmares).
* SealedEvilInACan: The one sealed under Flagoon.
YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: To Eris.


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[[folder: Erisiel Vrumugun]]
-> Voiced by: Etsuko Ishikawa (Japanese), Rachel Nanstad (English)

Eris is a sorceress who accompanied Rezo on his journeys and fell in love with him. He eventually left her in his search for a way to open his eyes. After learning of his death, she sought revenge on Lina using Copy Rezo.

* AllLoveIsUnrequited
* AvengingTheVillain: Her goal.
* BloodFromTheMouth: During her death.
* EvilCostumeSwitch
* IgnoredEnamoredUnderling
* PeoplePuppets: She is able to control people by attaching gems to their forehead.
* SpikesOfVillainy
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: She is shot in the back by Copy Rezo once he is done with her.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Zanaffar]]
->Voiced by: Creator/KoujiIshii (Japanese), Creator/DanGreen (English)

An immensely powerful beast with near-complete immunity to magic. It was originally armour created using the Claire Bible to fight the Mazoku, but due to a flaw in the process, it became sentient, consuming its wearer and going out of control (the flawless, safe version is called a Zenefa). One of these creatures laid waste to Sairagg before it was slain by a previous wielder of the Sword of Light and sealed under the Holy Tree Flagoon. In the anime, it was unsealed by Copy Rezo who merged with it to increase his power to fight Lina. Another Zanaffar was born during the events of ''Revolution'' after [[spoiler: Duclis activates Gioconda's armor]] and goes on a rampage.

* AGodAmI: The Zanaffar from ''Revolution''.
* AchillesHeel: The Sword of Light.
* BreathWeapon
* CannibalismSuperpower: It acquires the knowledge of those it consumes.
* TheCorruption: Its armour form does this to its wearer, eventually consuming them.
* NoSell: Due to being sealed off from the astral side, most spells are useless against it (except magic using the power of the Lord of Nightmares).
* SealedEvilInACan: The one sealed under Flagoon.
[[/folder]]


[[folder: Chaos Dragon Gaav]]
->Voiced by: Creator/JojiNakata (Japanese), Creator/DanGreen (English)

[[TheBrute The most aggressive of the five generals]]. He was sealed into his human form by Aqualord Ragradia, who hoped that his power would diminish overtime, similar to Shabranigdo's dilemma. However, Gaav's soul fused with the soul of his human host, and because of it, he [[CoolPeopleRebelAgainstAuthority has rebelled against his fellow lords out of the desire to survive]]. He is the main antagonist of the seventh novel and the DiscOneFinalBoss of ''NEXT.'' His true form is a three-headed red dragon.

Gaav spends most of the early novels/second season spreading his influence towards the humans with the help of his underlings, hoping to [[LaResistance secure power and raise a powerful human army.]] It is revealed in the novels that he is doing this in order to [[spoiler:destroy [[PiecesOfGod the piece of Shabranigdo]] sealed in the Kaltaart Mountains]]. Because of his rebellious nature, Hellmaster Phibrizzo murders him during a fight with Lina's party.

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[[folder: Chaos Dragon Gaav]]
->Voiced by: Creator/JojiNakata (Japanese), Creator/DanGreen (English)

[[TheBrute The most aggressive
Greater Beast Zelas Metallium]]

[[TomboyAndGirlyGirl One
of the five generals]]. He was sealed into his human form by Aqualord Ragradia, who hoped that his power would diminish overtime, similar to Shabranigdo's dilemma. However, Gaav's soul fused with the soul of his human host, two female Mazoku lords,]] and because of it, he [[CoolPeopleRebelAgainstAuthority has rebelled against his fellow lords out of the desire to survive]]. He Xellos' mysterious master. Also, Xellos himself is the main antagonist of the seventh novel and the DiscOneFinalBoss of ''NEXT.'' His true her only underling. Her beast form is a three-headed red dragon.

Gaav spends most of the early novels/second season spreading his influence towards the humans
an enormous anthropomorphic wolf with the help of his underlings, hoping to [[LaResistance secure power and raise a powerful human army.]] It is revealed wings.

Zelas appears
in the novels that he is doing this final novel alongside [[TheDarkChick Deep Sea Dolphin]] in order to [[spoiler:destroy [[PiecesOfGod a forest near Sairagg; together, the piece two of Shabranigdo]] sealed them trap Lina and Gourry into [[TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon an enormous sealed-off space]] where [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] lied in wait. Milgasia the Golden Dragon reveals hers and Dolphin's identity when [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] is defeated. She makes several cameo appearances in the Kaltaart Mountains]]. Because anime, and is the FinalBoss of his rebellious nature, Hellmaster Phibrizzo murders him during a fight with Lina's party.
video game for the Super Famicom.



* AffablyEvil: In the 15th novel, she addresses others as "Lady" or "Sir."
* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: Her human form.
* AmbiguouslyBrown: Her human form in the anime.
* AnimalMotifs: Wolves.
* TheCameo: In the final episode of ''TRY'', we can see her from behind as she is talking to Xellos.
* CanisMajor: Her true form is a large wolf.
* EnigmaticMinion: Even more so than Xellos!
* FinalBoss: In the Super Famicom game.
* LadyOfWar
* SmokingIsCool: Her human form in the anime.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The tomboy half, with Dolphin being the "girly" half.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Chaos Dragon Gaav]]
->Voiced by: Creator/JojiNakata (Japanese), Creator/DanGreen (English)

[[TheBrute The most aggressive of the five generals]]. He was sealed into his human form by Aqualord Ragradia, who hoped that his power would diminish overtime, similar to Shabranigdo's dilemma. However, Gaav's soul fused with the soul of his human host, and because of it, he [[CoolPeopleRebelAgainstAuthority has rebelled against his fellow lords out of the desire to survive]]. He is the main antagonist of the seventh novel and the DiscOneFinalBoss of ''NEXT.'' His true form is a three-headed red dragon.

Gaav spends most of the early novels/second season spreading his influence towards the humans with the help of his underlings, hoping to [[LaResistance secure power and raise a powerful human army.]] It is revealed in the novels that he is doing this in order to [[spoiler:destroy [[PiecesOfGod the piece of Shabranigdo]] sealed in the Kaltaart Mountains]]. Because of his rebellious nature, Hellmaster Phibrizzo murders him during a fight with Lina's party.

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[[folder: Greater Beast Zelas Metallium]]

[[TomboyAndGirlyGirl One of the two female Mazoku lords,]] and Xellos' mysterious master. Also, Xellos himself is her only underling. Her beast form is an enormous anthropomorphic wolf with wings.

Zelas appears in the final novel alongside [[TheDarkChick Deep Sea Dolphin]] in a forest near Sairagg; together, the two of them trap Lina and Gourry into [[TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon an enormous sealed-off space]] where [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] lied in wait. Milgasia the Golden Dragon reveals hers and Dolphin's identity when [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] is defeated. She makes several cameo appearances in the anime, and is the FinalBoss of a video game for the Super Famicom.

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[[folder: Greater Beast Zelas Metallium]]

[[TomboyAndGirlyGirl One
Dynast Grausherra]]

[[SmugSnake The tactical, scheming, and ever elusive]] master of disguise among the five generals. He uses all of these trades in order to cause destruction, and he hopes to start a second war between [[GoodVersusEvil the Shinzoku and the Mazoku]], along with the intention to [[spoiler:resurrect the piece of Shabranigdo in Luke]]. He is the main antagonist
of the two female Mazoku lords,]] and Xellos' mysterious master. Also, Xellos himself is her only underling. Her beast thirteenth novel. His true form is an enormous anthropomorphic wolf with wings.

Zelas
what appears in the final novel alongside [[TheDarkChick Deep Sea Dolphin]] in to be a forest near Sairagg; together, the two of them trap golem-like beast wearing spiky armor.

Dynast sends his general [[ActionGirl Sherra]] to hinder
Lina and Gourry into [[TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon an enormous sealed-off space]] where [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] lied in wait. Milgasia the Golden Dragon reveals hers Gourry, and Dolphin's identity when [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] she is defeated. She makes several cameo appearances defeated, he sets off the conflict in the anime, thirteenth novel by impersonating the king of the kingdom of Gairia. Lina is able to defeat him by encasing him in Zanaffar Armor and is striking him down with the FinalBoss Ragna Blade. [[NotQuiteDead The main part of a video game for his body on the Super Famicom.
astral plane remains intact, thus ensuring his survival,]] but he is otherwise severely wounded to the point that he can no longer manifest on the physical plane. He has not appeared in the anime or any other media.



* AffablyEvil: In the 15th novel, she addresses others as "Lady" or "Sir."

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* AffablyEvil: In AFormYouAreComfortableWith: He can take human form.
* DeathTrap: Lina is able to render his powers useless by trapping him into a set of magic-nullifying Zanaffar Armor, and cuts him down from there.
* EvilGenius: Since both Hellmaster and Chaos Dragon are dead, he is forced to fit into this role despite being closer to TheBrute. [[spoiler:Even his plan to resurrect
the 15th novel, she addresses others as "Lady" or "Sir."soul of Shabranigdo is an attempt at copying what Hellmaster did several millennia ago.]]
* HeWhoMustNotBeSeen: Has no definitive human form.
* MasterOfDisguise: He impersonates a king.
* WordOfGod: Dynast has had at least four different priests and generals made in his lifetime; Zelas only has Xellos, and the other three lords each have one priest and one general.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Deep Sea Dolphin]]

Dolphin resides in the sea that lies to the southeast of the mainland the story takes place in most of the time. In terms of goals and backstory, there is little known about her; however, it's hinted that Dolphin herself was the one to have planned her priest [[TheChessmaster Huraker's]] scheme to [[spoiler:seize the power of Aqualord Ragradia]] in the ''Knight of the Aqualord'' manga. Her true form is unknown.

Dolpin appears alongside Zelas in the final novel and traps Lina and Gourry into the sub-space where [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] awaited them.

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* AmbiguouslyBrown: Her human form in the anime.
* AnimalMotifs: Wolves.
* TheCameo: In the final episode of ''TRY'', we can see her from behind as she is talking to Xellos.
* CanisMajor: Her true form is a large wolf.
* EnigmaticMinion: Even more so than Xellos!
* FinalBoss: In the Super Famicom game.
* LadyOfWar
* SmokingIsCool: Her human form in the anime.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The tomboy half, with Dolphin being the "girly" half.

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* AmbiguouslyBrown: EvilPlan: Believed to have started it in the ''Knight of the Aqualord'' manga, where [[spoiler:she sent Huraker off and cause all of that turmoil in order to have Lina gain the power of one of the four Shinzoku lords; from there Huraker would absorb both Lina's and Lyos' powers in order to become [[AGodAmI a demon with the power of the gods.]] Yikes...]]
* TheDarkChick: Of the Mazoku Lords.
* TheGhost: Only appeared in the novels, and has no definitive beast form.
* PimpedOutDress: Wears a poofy dress covered in pearls in her human form.
* TechnicolorEyes:
Her eyes in her human form in the anime.
* AnimalMotifs: Wolves.
* TheCameo: In the final episode of ''TRY'', we can see her from behind as she is talking to Xellos.
* CanisMajor: Her true form is a large wolf.
* EnigmaticMinion: Even more so than Xellos!
* FinalBoss: In the Super Famicom game.
* LadyOfWar
* SmokingIsCool: Her human form in the anime.
are abnormally shiny...
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The tomboy half, with Dolphin being the "girly" half.half, with Zelas as the tomboy.



[[folder: Dynast Grausherra]]

[[SmugSnake The tactical, scheming, and ever elusive]] master of disguise among the five generals. He uses all of these trades in order to cause destruction, and he hopes to start a second war between [[GoodVersusEvil the Shinzoku and the Mazoku]], along with the intention to [[spoiler:resurrect the piece of Shabranigdo in Luke]]. He is the main antagonist of the thirteenth novel. His true form is what appears to be a golem-like beast wearing spiky armor.

Dynast sends his general [[ActionGirl Sherra]] to hinder Lina and Gourry, and when she is defeated, he sets off the conflict in the thirteenth novel by impersonating the king of the kingdom of Gairia. Lina is able to defeat him by encasing him in Zanaffar Armor and striking him down with the Ragna Blade. [[NotQuiteDead The main part of his body on the astral plane remains intact, thus ensuring his survival,]] but he is otherwise severely wounded to the point that he can no longer manifest on the physical plane. He has not appeared in the anime or any other media.

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!Other Villains
[[folder: Dynast Grausherra]]

[[SmugSnake The tactical, scheming,
Rezo the Red Priest]]
->Voiced by: Creator/TakehitoKoyasu (Japanese), Charles Rolfe (English, ''Slayers''), Creator/LiamOBrien (English, ''Slayers Revolution''
and ever elusive]] master of disguise among ''Evolution-R''), Enrique J. Lles (European Spanish)

A [[VillainWithGoodPublicity highly well-known and respected]] priest and sorcerer, and Zelgadis' great-grandfather. He is known across
the five generals. He uses all kingdoms of these trades in order to cause destruction, and he hopes to start a second war between [[GoodVersusEvil the Shinzoku and the Mazoku]], along Old World for performing miraculous feats with magic, namely healing. However, this is mostly a cover-up for his more shadowy intentions, which is finding a method of opening his blind eyes in any way possible. [[spoiler:His eyes are permanently blind because a shard of [[BigBad Shabranigdo]] is sealed within him, and his eyes act as something of a seal. He never considered this possibility until he broke that seal and released Shabranigdo.]]

Rezo served as
the intention to [[spoiler:resurrect catalyst for many events in the piece of Shabranigdo in Luke]]. series. He is the main first major antagonist of the thirteenth novel. His true form is what appears to be a golem-like beast wearing spiky armor.

Dynast sends his general [[ActionGirl Sherra]] to hinder
that Lina fights, and Gourry, and when she is defeated, he sets off the conflict in the thirteenth novel by impersonating the king of the kingdom of Gairia. Lina is able to defeat him by encasing him in Zanaffar Armor and striking him down with the Ragna Blade. [[NotQuiteDead The main part of his body on the astral plane remains intact, thus ensuring his survival,]] but he is otherwise severely wounded to the point that he can no longer manifest on the physical plane. He has not appeared returns later in the anime or any other media.
where the group learns that he was involved in the sealing of a kingdom ([[spoiler:it's also subtly implied that he caused the plague that forced the kingdom to be sealed away in the first place]]), and more of his less pleasant side is revealed.



* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: He can take human form.
* DeathTrap: Lina is able to render his powers useless by trapping him into a set of magic-nullifying Zanaffar Armor, and cuts him down from there.
* EvilGenius: Since both Hellmaster and Chaos Dragon are dead, he is forced to fit into this role despite being closer to TheBrute. [[spoiler:Even his plan to resurrect the soul of Shabranigdo is an attempt at copying what Hellmaster did several millennia ago.]]
* HeWhoMustNotBeSeen: Has no definitive human form.
* MasterOfDisguise: He impersonates a king.
* WordOfGod: Dynast has had at least four different priests and generals made in his lifetime; Zelas only has Xellos, and the other three lords each have one priest and one general.

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* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: He can take human form.
BadassBookworm
* DeathTrap: Lina is able to render his powers useless by trapping him into a set of magic-nullifying Zanaffar Armor, and cuts him down BlindSeer
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: His red robes. The novels elaborate on the fact that many high-ranking sorcerers that graduate
from there.
magical guilds are assigned a color as a part of their title (an example would be Tarim and Daymia, who, in the novels, are Tarim the Violet and Daymia the Blue respectively. There is also Lina's infamous color, pink.).
* EvilGenius: Since CrazyPrepared: (anime only) He ''invented'' his own magical jar for his soul to hide in if he ever dies, all for the sake of continuing to find a way to open his eyes...
* EvilSorcerer
* IncestIsRelative: Averted. He was thought to be
both Hellmaster and Chaos Dragon are dead, he is forced to fit into this role despite being closer to TheBrute. [[spoiler:Even his plan to resurrect two ''and'' three generations removed from Zelgadis, courtesy of a blurb in the soul of Shabranigdo is an attempt at copying what Hellmaster did several millennia ago.]]
* HeWhoMustNotBeSeen: Has
English dub. He's old to the point that Zelgadis can no definitive human form.
longer pinpoint the generation gap. WordOfGod put out that they're three generations (great-grandfather) removed.
* MasterOfDisguise: He impersonates LiteralGenie: Well, he ''did'' say that Zelgadis would be transformed when he promised him power.
* MeaningfulName / BilingualBonus: His name means "prayer" in Spanish.
* OlderThanTheyLook: He's stated to be about
a king.
* WordOfGod: Dynast has had
hundred years old, but looks at least four different priests and generals made in his lifetime; Zelas half that - the only true indicator of his older age are two bony lines under his eyes. When Lina meets him in the novels, she describes him as looking "young and old at the same time."
* SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan
* SquishyWizard
* VillainWithGoodPublicity: He's known to virtually everyone on the continent, and both Lina and Amelia revere him as such (until TheReveal, obviously).
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: He
has Xellos, and the other three lords each have one priest and one general.purple hair.



[[folder: Deep Sea Dolphin]]

Dolphin resides in the sea that lies to the southeast of the mainland the story takes place in most of the time. In terms of goals and backstory, there is little known about her; however, it's hinted that Dolphin herself was the one to have planned her priest [[TheChessmaster Huraker's]] scheme to [[spoiler:seize the power of Aqualord Ragradia]] in the ''Knight of the Aqualord'' manga. Her true form is unknown.

Dolpin appears alongside Zelas in the final novel and traps Lina and Gourry into the sub-space where [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] awaited them.

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* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: Her human form.
* EvilPlan: Believed to have started it in the ''Knight of the Aqualord'' manga, where [[spoiler:she sent Huraker off and cause all of that turmoil in order to have Lina gain the power of one of the four Shinzoku lords; from there Huraker would absorb both Lina's and Lyos' powers in order to become [[AGodAmI a demon with the power of the gods.]] Yikes...]]
* TheDarkChick: Of the Mazoku Lords.
* TheGhost: Only appeared in the novels, and has no definitive beast form.
* PimpedOutDress: Wears a poofy dress covered in pearls in her human form.
* TechnicolorEyes: Her eyes in her human form are abnormally shiny...
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The "girly" half, with Zelas as the tomboy.

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[[folder: Deep Sea Dolphin]]

Dolphin resides in
Halcyform the sea that lies to the southeast White]]
->Voiced by: Creator/KazuhiroNakata (Japanese), Nathan Price (English)

The chairman
of the mainland Atlas City Sorcerer's Guild who seeks immortality. He is the story takes place in most BigBad of the time. In terms of goals and backstory, there is little known about her; however, it's hinted that Dolphin herself was the one to have planned her priest [[TheChessmaster Huraker's]] scheme to [[spoiler:seize the power of Aqualord Ragradia]] in the ''Knight of the Aqualord'' manga. Her true form is unknown.

Dolpin appears alongside Zelas in the final
second light novel and traps Lina and Gourry into the sub-space where [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] awaited them.

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* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: Her human form.
* EvilPlan: Believed to have started it
in the ''Knight first part of ''NEXT''.

* GoOutWithASmile: In the novel after [[spoiler: being stabbed by Rubia]].
* ImmortalityImmorality: Abducted human subjects for his research.
* LoveMakesYouEvil: In the anime.
* ManInWhite: To Amelia's confusion.
* PlayingWithFire: He appears to specialise in shamanic fire spells.
* {{Necromantic}}: In the anime.
* RapidAging: In the anime, after the Pledge Stone is destroyed.
* SealedEvilInACan: At the start
of the Aqualord'' manga, where [[spoiler:she sent Huraker off novel since Tarim and cause all Daymia were unable to kill him.
* SoulJar: He has made a Pledge
of that turmoil in order to have Lina gain the power of one of the four Shinzoku lords; from there Huraker would absorb both Lina's and Lyos' powers in order to become [[AGodAmI a demon Immortality with the power of the gods.]] Yikes...]]
Seigram - so long as Seigram's mask remains intact, he can't die.
* TheDarkChick: Of the Mazoku Lords.
* TheGhost: Only appeared
{{Telepathy}}: Displays this in the novels, and has no definitive beast form.
novel.
* PimpedOutDress: Wears a poofy dress covered TogetherInDeath: [[spoiler:With Rubia in pearls in her human form.
* TechnicolorEyes: Her eyes in her human form are abnormally shiny...
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The "girly" half, with Zelas as
the tomboy.anime.]]



!Other Villains
[[folder: Rezo the Red Priest]]
->Voiced by: Creator/TakehitoKoyasu (Japanese), Charles Rolfe (English, ''Slayers''), Creator/LiamOBrien (English, ''Slayers Revolution'' and ''Evolution-R''), Enrique J. Lles (European Spanish)

A [[VillainWithGoodPublicity highly well-known and respected]] priest and sorcerer, and Zelgadis' great-grandfather. He is known across the kingdoms of the Old World for performing miraculous feats with magic, namely healing. However, this is mostly a cover-up for his more shadowy intentions, which is finding a method of opening his blind eyes in any way possible. [[spoiler:His eyes are permanently blind because a shard of [[BigBad Shabranigdo]] is sealed within him, and his eyes act as something of a seal. He never considered this possibility until he broke that seal and released Shabranigdo.]]

Rezo served as the catalyst for many events in the series. He is the first major antagonist that Lina fights, and he returns later in the anime where the group learns that he was involved in the sealing of a kingdom ([[spoiler:it's also subtly implied that he caused the plague that forced the kingdom to be sealed away in the first place]]), and more of his less pleasant side is revealed.

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* BadassBookworm
* BlindSeer
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: His red robes. The novels elaborate on the fact that many high-ranking sorcerers that graduate from magical guilds are assigned a color as a part of their title (an example would be Tarim and Daymia, who, in the novels, are Tarim the Violet and Daymia the Blue respectively. There is also Lina's infamous color, pink.).
* CrazyPrepared: (anime only) He ''invented'' his own magical jar for his soul to hide in if he ever dies, all for the sake of continuing to find a way to open his eyes...
* EvilSorcerer
* IncestIsRelative: Averted. He was thought to be both two ''and'' three generations removed from Zelgadis, courtesy of a blurb in the English dub. He's old to the point that Zelgadis can no longer pinpoint the generation gap. WordOfGod put out that they're three generations (great-grandfather) removed.
* LiteralGenie: Well, he ''did'' say that Zelgadis would be transformed when he promised him power.
* MeaningfulName / BilingualBonus: His name means "prayer" in Spanish.
* OlderThanTheyLook: He's stated to be about a hundred years old, but looks at least half that - the only true indicator of his older age are two bony lines under his eyes. When Lina meets him in the novels, she describes him as looking "young and old at the same time."
* SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan
* SquishyWizard
* VillainWithGoodPublicity: He's known to virtually everyone on the continent, and both Lina and Amelia revere him as such (until TheReveal, obviously).
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: He has purple hair.

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!Other Villains
[[folder: Rezo the Red Priest]]
Copy Rezo]]
->Voiced by: Creator/TakehitoKoyasu (Japanese), Charles Rolfe (English, ''Slayers''), Creator/LiamOBrien (English, ''Slayers Revolution'' and ''Evolution-R''), Enrique J. Lles (European Spanish)

Peter Davis (English)

A [[VillainWithGoodPublicity highly well-known and respected]] priest and sorcerer, and Zelgadis' great-grandfather. He is known across copy created by the kingdoms of Red Priest for use in his experiments to cure his blindness. Copy Rezo's only desire is to surpass the Old World for performing miraculous feats with magic, namely healing. However, this is mostly a cover-up for his more shadowy intentions, which is finding a method of opening his blind eyes in any way possible. [[spoiler:His eyes are permanently blind because a shard of [[BigBad Shabranigdo]] is sealed within him, and his eyes act as something of a seal. He never considered this possibility until he broke that seal and released Shabranigdo.]]

Rezo served as
original, even if the catalyst for many events world might be destroyed in the series. process. He is the BigBad of the second arc of the first major antagonist that Lina fights, and season/the third novel.

* BetaTestBaddie
* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Due to being fused with a mazoku. In the anime,
he returns later in has two mouths on the palms of his hands, which allow him to cast spells quicker. In the novel, these two extra mouths are where his eyes should be.]]
* CloningBlues
* EyesAlwaysShut: Either when pretending to be the real Rezo (anime) or [[spoiler: due to having mouths there instead]] (novel).
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: In
the anime where the group learns that he was involved in the sealing of a kingdom ([[spoiler:it's also subtly implied that he caused the plague that forced the kingdom to be sealed away in the first place]]), and more of his less pleasant side death scene is revealed.

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* BadassBookworm
* BlindSeer
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: His red robes. The novels elaborate on the fact that many high-ranking sorcerers that graduate from magical guilds are assigned a color
treated as such a part of their title (an example would be Tarim and Daymia, who, in the novels, are Tarim the Violet and Daymia the Blue respectively. There is also Lina's infamous color, pink.).
* CrazyPrepared: (anime only) He ''invented'' his own magical jar for his soul to hide in if he ever dies, all for the sake of continuing to find a way to open his eyes...
* EvilSorcerer
* IncestIsRelative: Averted. He was thought to be both two ''and'' three generations removed from Zelgadis, courtesy of a blurb in the English dub. He's old to the point that Zelgadis can no longer pinpoint the generation gap. WordOfGod put out that they're three generations (great-grandfather) removed.
* LiteralGenie: Well, he ''did'' say that Zelgadis would be transformed
moment, when he promised him power.
* MeaningfulName / BilingualBonus: His name means "prayer" in Spanish.
* OlderThanTheyLook: He's stated
seems to understand and regret the death and destruction he's caused, and asks only to be about a hundred years old, but looks at least half that - the only true indicator of his older age are two bony lines under his eyes. When Lina meets him in the novels, she describes him as looking "young and old at the same time."
buried beneath Flagoon.
* SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan
* SquishyWizard
* VillainWithGoodPublicity: He's known to virtually everyone on the continent, and both Lina and Amelia revere him as such (until TheReveal, obviously).
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: He has purple hair.
YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: To Eris.



[[folder: Halcyform the White]]
->Voiced by: Creator/KazuhiroNakata (Japanese), Nathan Price (English)

The chairman of the Atlas City Sorcerer's Guild who seeks immortality. He is the BigBad of the second light novel and in the first part of ''NEXT''.

* GoOutWithASmile: In the novel after [[spoiler: being stabbed by Rubia]].
* ImmortalityImmorality: Abducted human subjects for his research.
* LoveMakesYouEvil: In the anime.
* ManInWhite: To Amelia's confusion.
* PlayingWithFire: He appears to specialise in shamanic fire spells.
* {{Necromantic}}: In the anime.
* RapidAging: In the anime, after the Pledge Stone is destroyed.
* SealedEvilInACan: At the start of the novel since Tarim and Daymia were unable to kill him.
* SoulJar: He has made a Pledge of Immortality with Seigram - so long as Seigram's mask remains intact, he can't die.
* {{Telepathy}}: Displays this in the novel.
* TogetherInDeath: [[spoiler:With Rubia in the anime.]]

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[[folder: Halcyform the White]]
->Voiced
Erisiel Vrumugun]]
-> Voiced
by: Creator/KazuhiroNakata Etsuko Ishikawa (Japanese), Nathan Price Rachel Nanstad (English)

The chairman of the Atlas City Sorcerer's Guild Eris is a sorceress who seeks immortality. He is the BigBad of the second light novel accompanied Rezo on his journeys and fell in love with him. He eventually left her in his search for a way to open his eyes. After learning of his death, she sought revenge on Lina using Copy Rezo.

* AllLoveIsUnrequited
* AvengingTheVillain: Her goal.
* BloodFromTheMouth: During her death.
* EvilCostumeSwitch
* IgnoredEnamoredUnderling
* PeoplePuppets: She is able to control people by attaching gems to their forehead.
* SpikesOfVillainy
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: She is shot
in the first part of ''NEXT''.

* GoOutWithASmile: In the novel after [[spoiler: being stabbed
back by Rubia]].
* ImmortalityImmorality: Abducted human subjects for his research.
* LoveMakesYouEvil: In the anime.
* ManInWhite: To Amelia's confusion.
* PlayingWithFire: He appears to specialise in shamanic fire spells.
* {{Necromantic}}: In the anime.
* RapidAging: In the anime, after the Pledge Stone
Copy Rezo once he is destroyed.
* SealedEvilInACan: At the start of the novel since Tarim and Daymia were unable to kill him.
* SoulJar: He has made a Pledge of Immortality
done with Seigram - so long as Seigram's mask remains intact, he can't die.
* {{Telepathy}}: Displays this in the novel.
* TogetherInDeath: [[spoiler:With Rubia in the anime.]]
her.



[[folder: Copy Rezo]]
->Voiced by: Creator/TakehitoKoyasu (Japanese), Peter Davis (English)

A copy created by the Red Priest for use in his experiments to cure his blindness. Copy Rezo's only desire is to surpass the original, even if the world might be destroyed in the process. He is the BigBad of the second arc of the first season/the third novel.

* BetaTestBaddie
* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Due to being fused with a mazoku. In the anime, he has two mouths on the palms of his hands, which allow him to cast spells quicker. In the novel, these two extra mouths are where his eyes should be.]]
* CloningBlues
* EyesAlwaysShut: Either when pretending to be the real Rezo (anime) or [[spoiler: due to having mouths there instead]] (novel).
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: In the anime his death scene is treated as such a moment, when he seems to understand and regret the death and destruction he's caused, and asks only to be buried beneath Flagoon.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: To Eris.

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[[folder: Copy Rezo]]
Zanaffar]]
->Voiced by: Creator/TakehitoKoyasu Creator/KoujiIshii (Japanese), Peter Davis Creator/DanGreen (English)

A copy An immensely powerful beast with near-complete immunity to magic. It was originally armour created by using the Red Priest for use in his experiments Claire Bible to cure his blindness. Copy Rezo's only desire is to surpass fight the original, even if the world might be destroyed Mazoku, but due to a flaw in the process. He process, it became sentient, consuming its wearer and going out of control (the flawless, safe version is the BigBad called a Zenefa). One of these creatures laid waste to Sairagg before it was slain by a previous wielder of the second arc Sword of Light and sealed under the first season/the third novel.

* BetaTestBaddie
* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Due to being fused with a mazoku.
Holy Tree Flagoon. In the anime, he has two mouths on the palms of his hands, which allow him to cast spells quicker. In the novel, these two extra mouths are where his eyes should be.]]
* CloningBlues
* EyesAlwaysShut: Either when pretending to be the real
it was unsealed by Copy Rezo (anime) or who merged with it to increase his power to fight Lina. Another Zanaffar was born during the events of ''Revolution'' after [[spoiler: due to having mouths there instead]] (novel).
Duclis activates Gioconda's armor]] and goes on a rampage.

* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: In AGodAmI: The Zanaffar from ''Revolution''.
* AchillesHeel: The Sword of Light.
* BreathWeapon
* CannibalismSuperpower: It acquires
the anime his death scene is treated as such a moment, when he seems knowledge of those it consumes.
* TheCorruption: Its armour form does this
to understand and regret its wearer, eventually consuming them.
* NoSell: Due to being sealed off from
the death and destruction he's caused, and asks only to be buried beneath Flagoon.
astral side, most spells are useless against it (except magic using the power of the Lord of Nightmares).
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: To Eris.SealedEvilInACan: The one sealed under Flagoon.



[[folder: Erisiel Vrumugun]]
-> Voiced by: Etsuko Ishikawa (Japanese), Rachel Nanstad (English)

Eris is a sorceress who accompanied Rezo on his journeys and fell in love with him. He eventually left her in his search for a way to open his eyes. After learning of his death, she sought revenge on Lina using Copy Rezo.

* AllLoveIsUnrequited
* AvengingTheVillain: Her goal.
* BloodFromTheMouth: During her death.
* EvilCostumeSwitch
* IgnoredEnamoredUnderling
* PeoplePuppets: She is able to control people by attaching gems to their forehead.
* SpikesOfVillainy
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: She is shot in the back by Copy Rezo once he is done with her.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Zanaffar]]
->Voiced by: Creator/KoujiIshii (Japanese), Creator/DanGreen (English)

An immensely powerful beast with near-complete immunity to magic. It was originally armour created using the Claire Bible to fight the Mazoku, but due to a flaw in the process, it became sentient, consuming its wearer and going out of control (the flawless, safe version is called a Zenefa). One of these creatures laid waste to Sairagg before it was slain by a previous wielder of the Sword of Light and sealed under the Holy Tree Flagoon. In the anime, it was unsealed by Copy Rezo who merged with it to increase his power to fight Lina. Another Zanaffar was born during the events of ''Revolution'' after [[spoiler: Duclis activates Gioconda's armor]] and goes on a rampage.

* AGodAmI: The Zanaffar from ''Revolution''.
* AchillesHeel: The Sword of Light.
* BreathWeapon
* CannibalismSuperpower: It acquires the knowledge of those it consumes.
* TheCorruption: Its armour form does this to its wearer, eventually consuming them.
* NoSell: Due to being sealed off from the astral side, most spells are useless against it (except magic using the power of the Lord of Nightmares).
* SealedEvilInACan: The one sealed under Flagoon.
[[/folder]]


* BlackMagic: Two incredibly powerful spells ([[FantasticNuke the Dragon Slave]] and Ruby-Eye Blade) draw power from him. As a result The only Black Mage spell that can even affect him is drawn from The Lord Of Nightmares and has a very real chance of burning the world in the process.

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* BlackMagic: Two incredibly powerful spells ([[FantasticNuke the Dragon Slave]] and Ruby-Eye Blade) draw power from him. As a result The the only Black Mage spell that can even affect him is drawn from The Lord Of Nightmares and has a very real chance of burning the world in the process.



* EvilPlan: All the mazoku lords are (in theory) working on his plan: Destroy the world.
* EvilOverlord

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* EvilPlan: All the mazoku lords are (in theory) working on his plan: Destroy destroy the world.
* EvilOverlordEvilOverlord: Rules over the Mazoku.



* GreaterScopeVillain: The boss of the Mazoku lords and ultimate evil but his parts are either sealed away or missing or dead, so he doesn't actually do much himself.

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* GreaterScopeVillain: The boss of the Mazoku lords and ultimate evil evil, but his parts are either sealed away or missing or dead, dead so he doesn't actually do much himself.

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