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* {{Expy}}: She is named after a famous lesbian tennis player from the Czech Republic. Episode 16 pays a homage to this by invovling her and Lina participating in a game similar to tennis. Interestingly, Navratilova was not aware of this up until [[http://fr.twitter.com/Toongrrl1990/status/240303727628673024 now]].

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* {{Expy}}: She is named after a famous lesbian tennis player from the Czech Republic. Episode 16 pays a homage to this by invovling her and Lina participating in a game similar to tennis. Interestingly, Navratilova was not aware of this up until [[http://fr.twitter.[[https://twitter.com/Toongrrl1990/status/240303727628673024 now]].

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* AdaptationalLateAppearance: In the original novels he first appeared during Kanzel's attack on Seyruun, which occurs in the second season of the anime. He doesn't appear until the anime's fourth season.


->Voiced by: Creator/MakoHyoudou (Japanese), Sharon Becker (English), Lilo Schmid (Latin American Spanish), Creator/MartaSáinz (European Spanish

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->Voiced by: Creator/MakoHyoudou (Japanese), Sharon Becker (English), Lilo Schmid (Latin American Spanish), Creator/MartaSáinz Creator/MartaSainz (European Spanish


* DiesDifferentlyInTheAdaptation: In the original light novels, she's killed by Xellos, while in the anime Lina uses the Sword of Light to slice her in half.

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* DiesDifferentlyInTheAdaptation: DiesDifferentlyInAdaptation: In the original light novels, she's killed by Xellos, while in the anime Lina uses the Sword of Light to slice her in half.



* PowerNullifer: Her main ability amounts to this,

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* PowerNullifer: PowerNullifier: Her main ability amounts to this, sealing away one's ability to cast spells.


[[folder: Seigram the Formless]]
->Voiced by: Creator/YosukeAkimoto (Japanese), Robert O'Gorman (English), Luis Pérez Pons (Latin American Spanish)

Originally a follower of Greater Beast Zelas Metallium and later a servant of Chaos Dragon Gaav, he is a menacing cloaked figure that hides a manifestation in the physical world. He first appears framing Damia and Tarimu by summoning ooze monsters out of their estates, and he makes an alliance with Halcyform. However, when confronted by Xellos, he retreats without a fight. He later attacks Lina in the temple of the Claire Bible manuscript, revealing that he was granted enough of Gaav's power to withstand a Dragon Slave.

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[[folder: Seigram the Formless]]
Kanzel]]
->Voiced by: Creator/YosukeAkimoto Creator/IsseiFutamata (Japanese), Robert O'Gorman Nathan Price (English), Luis Pérez Pons Moisés Ramos (Latin American Spanish), Enrique J. Lles (European Spanish)

Originally a follower of Greater Beast Zelas Metallium and later a servant of Chaos Dragon Gaav, he is a menacing cloaked figure that hides a manifestation A mazoku serving under Gaav who attempted to assassinate Prince Philionel in the physical world. He first appears framing Damia fourth book. In truth he is actually hoping to lure out and Tarimu by summoning ooze monsters out of their estates, and he makes an alliance with Halcyform. However, when confronted by Xellos, he retreats without a fight. He later attacks assassinate Lina in the temple of the Claire Bible manuscript, revealing that he was granted enough of Gaav's power to withstand a Dragon Slave.
Inverse.



* CoolMask: Wears a white stone mask under his cloaks, which is actually his Pledge Stone.
* LightningBruiser: Already incredibly fast and tough for a low-ranking Mazoku, he gains even more resistance thanks to Gaav.
* HandwrapsOfAwesome: His arms and hands are completely bandaged up.
* InTheHood: His signature black cloak.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: The eyes of this thoroughly nasty guy are just red lights behind his mask.

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* CoolMask: Wears DiscOneFinalBoss: He's portrayed as a white stone mask under his cloaks, which is actually his Pledge Stone.
* LightningBruiser: Already incredibly fast and tough for a low-ranking Mazoku, he gains even more resistance thanks
major threat in the first half of ''NEXT'', but only lasts up to Gaav.
its halfway point.
* HandwrapsOfAwesome: His arms and hands are completely bandaged up.
* InTheHood: His signature black cloak.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: The eyes of this thoroughly nasty guy are just red lights behind his mask.
ThoseTwoBadGuys: With Mazenda in the anime.



[[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 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
Mazenda]]
->Voiced by: Creator/MakoHyoudou (Japanese), Sharon Becker (English), Lilo Schmid (Latin American Spanish), Creator/MartaSáinz (European Spanish

A mazoku searching
for the Super Famicom.
Claire Bible. She has the ability to seal one's powers and does so against Lina leaving her unable to cast any magic, with her death being the only way to break the seal. The anime changes her role a bit, now making her Kanzel's partner in crime, and assists him with his attempted takeover of Seyruun .



* 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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* AffablyEvil: DiesDifferentlyInTheAdaptation: In the 15th novel, she addresses others as "Lady" or "Sir."
original light novels, she's killed by Xellos, while in the anime Lina uses the Sword of Light to slice her in half.
* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: Her human form.
* AmbiguouslyBrown:
EvilRedhead: Her human form has long red hair
* NoOntologicalInertia: Her sealing spells wear off when she is killed.
* PowerNullifer: Her main ability amounts to this,
* ThoseTwoBadGuys: With Kanzel
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.
anime.



[[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 [[BlackAndWhiteMorality 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,
Seigram the Formless]]
->Voiced by: Creator/YosukeAkimoto (Japanese), Robert O'Gorman (English), Luis Pérez Pons (Latin American Spanish)

Originally a follower of Greater Beast Zelas Metallium
and ever elusive]] master later a servant 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 [[BlackAndWhiteMorality 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
Chaos Dragon Gaav, he is otherwise severely wounded to the point a menacing cloaked figure that he can no longer manifest on hides a manifestation in the physical plane. world. He has not appeared first appears framing Damia and Tarimu by summoning ooze monsters out of their estates, and he makes an alliance with Halcyform. However, when confronted by Xellos, he retreats without a fight. He later attacks Lina in the anime or any other media.
temple of the Claire Bible manuscript, revealing that he was granted enough of Gaav's power to withstand a Dragon Slave.



* 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.
* DeathTrap: Lina is able to render
CoolMask: Wears a white stone mask under his powers useless by trapping him into a set of magic-nullifying Zanaffar Armor, cloaks, which is actually his Pledge Stone.
* LightningBruiser: Already incredibly fast
and cuts him down from there.
tough for a low-ranking Mazoku, he gains even more resistance thanks to Gaav.
* EvilGenius: Since both Hellmaster HandwrapsOfAwesome: His arms and Chaos Dragon hands are dead, he is forced to fit into completely bandaged up.
* InTheHood: His signature black cloak.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: The eyes of
this role despite being closer to TheBrute. [[spoiler:Even thoroughly nasty guy are just red lights behind 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.
mask.



[[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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[[folder: Deep Sea Dolphin]]

Dolphin resides in the sea that lies to the southeast
Greater Beast Zelas Metallium]]

[[TomboyAndGirlyGirl One
of the mainland the story takes place in most of the time. In terms of goals two female Mazoku lords,]] and backstory, there Xellos' mysterious master. Also, Xellos himself 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. only underling. Her true beast form is unknown.

Dolpin
an enormous anthropomorphic wolf with wings.

Zelas
appears alongside Zelas in the final novel and traps alongside [[TheDarkChick Deep Sea Dolphin]] in a forest near Sairagg; together, the two of them trap Lina and Gourry into the sub-space [[TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon an enormous sealed-off space]] where [[spoiler:Luke-Shabranigdo]] awaited them.
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.



* AffablyEvil: In the 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.
* WaterIsWomanly: The Mazoku Lord over water and the seas is a feminine, beautiful woman with long dark blue hair.

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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.
* WaterIsWomanly: The Mazoku Lord over water and the seas is a feminine, beautiful woman with long dark blue hair.
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''), José Manuel Vieira (Latin American Spanish), 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''), José Manuel Vieira (Latin American Spanish), Enrique J. Lles (European Spanish)

A [[VillainWithGoodPublicity highly well-known
he hopes to start a second war between [[BlackAndWhiteMorality 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: [[spoiler:He is the person-shaped can.]]
* StartOfDarkness: Rezo's inability to cure his own blindness despite being able to do in other people slowly pushed him into taking more desperate measures and eventually became an obsession. [[spoiler:This allowed the shard of [[BigBad Shabranigdo]] sealed within his eyes to corrupt his soul, culminating on the demon taking over him.]]
* 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...
* 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
Shabranigdo is an attempt 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: [[spoiler:He is the person-shaped can.
copying what Hellmaster did several millennia ago.]]
* StartOfDarkness: Rezo's inability to cure 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 own blindness despite being able to do in lifetime; Zelas only has Xellos, and the other people slowly pushed him into taking more desperate measures three lords each have one priest and eventually became an obsession. [[spoiler:This allowed the shard of [[BigBad Shabranigdo]] sealed within his eyes to corrupt his soul, culminating on the demon taking over him.]]
* 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), Renzo Jiménez (Latin American Spanish)

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.
* 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), Renzo Jiménez (Latin American Spanish)

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.
* 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.
* WaterIsWomanly: The Mazoku Lord over water and the seas is a feminine, beautiful woman with long dark blue hair.



[[folder: Copy Rezo]]
->Voiced by: Creator/TakehitoKoyasu (Japanese), Peter Davis (English), José Manuel Vieira (Latin American Spanish)

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: A clone of the villainous Rezo.
* 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: He is ''so'' insecure about being a clone that he will do absolutely anything to surpass the original.
* 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. In the novel, there's no such moment of clarity, and he passes away as bitter as he's always been.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Kills Eris once she has filled her purpose. Even the original Rezo wasn't quite that cruel.
* WhamShot: He’s a copy, but after killing off Eris, Copy Rezo casually removes the control gem from his forehead before crushing it, showing that he’s fully sentient.

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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''), José Manuel Vieira (Latin American Spanish), 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.

* BetaTestBaddie: A clone
place]]), and more of the villainous Rezo.
his less pleasant side is revealed.

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* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Due to being fused with a mazoku. In the anime, he has two mouths BadassBookworm
* 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.novels, she describes him as looking "young and old at the same time."
* SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan: [[spoiler:He is the person-shaped can.
]]
* CloningBlues: He is ''so'' insecure about StartOfDarkness: Rezo's inability to cure his own blindness despite being a clone that he will able to do absolutely anything to surpass in other people slowly pushed him into taking more desperate measures and eventually became an obsession. [[spoiler:This allowed the original.
* EyesAlwaysShut: Either when pretending
shard of [[BigBad Shabranigdo]] sealed within his eyes to be corrupt his soul, culminating on the real Rezo (anime) or [[spoiler:due demon taking over him.]]
* 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. In the novel, there's no such moment of clarity, and he passes away as bitter as he's always been.
(until TheReveal, obviously).
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Kills Eris once she YouGottaHaveBlueHair: He has filled her purpose. Even the original Rezo wasn't quite that cruel.
* WhamShot: He’s a copy, but after killing off Eris, Copy Rezo casually removes the control gem from his forehead before crushing it, showing that he’s fully sentient.
purple hair.



[[folder: Erisiel Vrumugun]]
-> Voiced by: Etsuko Ishikawa (Japanese), Rachel Nanstad (English), Rossana Cicconi (Latin American Spanish)

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
* MisplacedRetribution: Eris tries to kill Lina and her group for causing Rezo’s death, when in actuality, he was killed once Rezo removed the seal on his eyes [[spoiler: which released the shard of Shabranigdo sealed in himself]], so if anything, the Slayers group were technically trying to prevent Rezo’s death. Zelgadis even calls Eris out on it, simply saying “totally misplaced resentment”.
* PeoplePuppets: She is able to control people by attaching gems to their forehead.
* SpikesOfVillainy
* VillainousBreakdown: Eris was in complete shock when Copy Rezo shot her in the back, unable to process why he would do that to her.
* 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), Rossana Cicconi Renzo Jiménez (Latin American Spanish)

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
* MisplacedRetribution: Eris tries to kill Lina and her group for causing Rezo’s death, when in actuality, he was killed once Rezo removed
the seal on his eyes first part of ''NEXT''.

* GoOutWithASmile: In the novel after
[[spoiler: which released being stabbed by Rubia]].
* ImmortalityImmorality: Abducted human subjects for his research.
* LoveMakesYouEvil: In
the shard of Shabranigdo sealed anime.
* PlayingWithFire: He appears to specialise
in himself]], so if anything, shamanic fire spells.
* {{Necromantic}}: In
the Slayers group anime.
* RapidAging: In the anime, after the Pledge Stone is destroyed.
* SealedEvilInACan: At the start of the novel since Tarim and Daymia
were technically trying to prevent Rezo’s death. Zelgadis even calls Eris out on it, simply saying “totally misplaced resentment”.
* PeoplePuppets: She is able to control people by attaching gems to their forehead.
* SpikesOfVillainy
* VillainousBreakdown: Eris was in complete shock when Copy Rezo shot her in the back,
unable to process why kill him.
* SoulJar: He has made a Pledge of Immortality with Seigram - so long as Seigram's mask remains intact,
he would do that to her.
can't die.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: She is shot {{Telepathy}}: Displays this in the back by Copy Rezo once he is done with her.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 (English)

An immensely powerful beast with near-complete immunity to magic. It was originally armour
Peter Davis (English), José Manuel Vieira (Latin American Spanish)

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 the first season/the third novel.

* BetaTestBaddie: A clone of the villainous Rezo.
* 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: He is ''so'' insecure about being a clone that he will do absolutely anything to surpass the original.
* 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 sealed under regret the Holy Tree death and destruction he's caused, and asks only to be buried beneath Flagoon. In the anime, it was unsealed by novel, there's no such moment of clarity, and he passes away as bitter as he's always been.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Kills Eris once she has filled her purpose. Even the original Rezo wasn't quite that cruel.
* WhamShot: He’s a copy, but after killing off Eris,
Copy Rezo who merged with it to increase his power to fight Lina. Another Zanaffar was born during casually removes the events of ''Revolution'' after [[spoiler: Duclis activates Gioconda's armor]] and goes on a rampage.

* AGodAmI: The Zanaffar
control gem 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.
his forehead before crushing it, showing that he’s fully sentient.


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[[folder: Erisiel Vrumugun]]
-> Voiced by: Etsuko Ishikawa (Japanese), Rachel Nanstad (English), Rossana Cicconi (Latin American Spanish)

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
* MisplacedRetribution: Eris tries to kill Lina and her group for causing Rezo’s death, when in actuality, he was killed once Rezo removed the seal on his eyes [[spoiler: which released the shard of Shabranigdo sealed in himself]], so if anything, the Slayers group were technically trying to prevent Rezo’s death. Zelgadis even calls Eris out on it, simply saying “totally misplaced resentment”.
* PeoplePuppets: She is able to control people by attaching gems to their forehead.
* SpikesOfVillainy
* VillainousBreakdown: Eris was in complete shock when Copy Rezo shot her in the back, unable to process why he would do that to her.
* 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]]

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* LaughingMad:


* RedEyesTakeAlert: The eyes of this thoroughly nasty guy are just red lights behind his mask.

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* RedEyesTakeAlert: RedEyesTakeWarning: The eyes of this thoroughly nasty guy are just red lights behind his mask.

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* WhamShot: He’s a copy, but after killing off Eris, Copy Rezo casually removes the control gem from his forehead before crushing it, showing that he’s fully sentient.


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* VillainousBreakdown: Eris was in complete shock when Copy Rezo shot her in the back, unable to process why he would do that to her.

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* MisplacedRetribution: Eris tries to kill Lina and her group for causing Rezo’s death, when in actuality, he was killed once Rezo removed the seal on his eyes [[spoiler: which released the shard of Shabranigdo sealed in himself]], so if anything, the Slayers group were technically trying to prevent Rezo’s death. Zelgadis even calls Eris out on it, simply saying “totally misplaced resentment”.

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* GodOfChaos: Her title as the will and mind of the [[PrimordialChaos Sea of Chaos]]. She's every bit as chaotic as her title implies.

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* WaterIsWomanly: The Mazoku Lord over water and the seas is a feminine, beautiful woman with long dark blue hair.


* LazyBum: Incredibly lazy to the point of making her little sister do all of the world saving for her.

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* LazyBum: Incredibly lazy to "Lazy" might be too strong of a word since she does make a living as a waitress. But as much of a JerkAss as Lina can be towards her own friends and random civilians, she at least puts forth the point of making her little sister do all of the world effort into heroics and saving for her.the world, sometimes at Luna's forced insistence. Luna puts in absolutely no effort in these matters despite having the power to do so and just delegates all the work to her younger sister.

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* IneptMage: Sylphiel is one of the most powerful white magic users in existence, but she cannot cast black magic, with one exception: [[spoiler: after a lot of practice, she can cast a Dragon Slave that is almost as powerful as Lina's.]] But that's the only black magic spell she can pull off properly; even though she had a reasonably powerful Flare Arrow once, she seems unable to regularly cast it effectively.

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* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: She worships the demon god Zoamelgustar, who nobody has ever heard of and it's strongly implied she made up herself. However, she does seemingly get a massive power boost by invoking him (for instance the curse she put on Lina is supposed to be impossible without a contract from a mazoku) and Hellmaster at one point claims he's sparing her out of respect for her patron in a way that leaves it ambiguous if he's joking.


* 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...

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* CrazyPrepared: (anime (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...



* SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan
* StartOfDarkness: Rezo's inability to cure his own blindness despite being able to do in other people slowly pushed him into taking more desperate measures and eventually became an obsession. [[spoiler:This allowed the shard of [[BigBad Shabranigdo]] sealed within his eyes to corrupt his soul, culminating on the demon taking over him]].

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* SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan
SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan: [[spoiler:He is the person-shaped can.]]
* StartOfDarkness: Rezo's inability to cure his own blindness despite being able to do in other people slowly pushed him into taking more desperate measures and eventually became an obsession. [[spoiler:This allowed the shard of [[BigBad Shabranigdo]] sealed within his eyes to corrupt his soul, culminating on the demon taking over him]].him.]]



* EyesAlwaysShut: Either when pretending to be the real Rezo (anime) or [[spoiler: due to having mouths there instead]] (novel).

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* EyesAlwaysShut: Either when pretending to be the real Rezo (anime) or [[spoiler: due [[spoiler:due to having mouths there instead]] (novel).

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