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Rebel Army in General

  • Character Development: All of them get some form of this, and have a single chapter each dedicated solely to that purpose.
  • Ragtag Bunch of Misfits
  • Revenge: Each one of them has a reason to pick a bone against Void Dark:
    • Killia: He killed his only family, Lieze.
    • Seraphina: Her father made an Arranged Marriage to him, so she wishes to assassinate him before that happens.
    • Red Magnus: The Lost ravaged his Netherworld while he was taking a nap.
    • Christo: Somewhat invoked. His colleagues in Celestia spread rumors about him somehow being Void Dark's spy, so he wishes to kill Void Dark and get back at his colleagues for spreading lies. As it turns out, they were just fed up with him being an arrogant jackass.
    • Usalia: The Lost decimated Toto Bunny and killed her parents. Though she takes this more personally against Majorita, who committed the act.
    • Zeroken: Void Dark brainwashed Goldion, and Zeroken wishes to rescue him from the Lost.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork:
    • Seraphina very much does not like Red Magnus, whom she condemns for being a "musclehead".
    • The post-game additions to the Rebel Army lead to some scruffles within the main cast:
      • Usalia is still very much pissed off at Majorita for what she did to Usalia's parents and Toto Bunny, and is very much not pleased that they're on the same side. Majorita is not too pleased about having to fulfill Usalia's wishes in order to save her own life.
      • Majorita herself is angry at Void for stealing her Overload and using it against her when he no longer saw her as valuable. Void takes it in stride, at the least.
      • Everyone in the Rebel Army is uneased with Void being part of it, considering that, well, the army was founded to stop his conquest of the Netherworlds. Void in turn feels awkward being part of it.
  • Took a Level in Badass: After some Character Development all of the cast get new Unique Evilities and Overloads. Red Magnus and Seraphina's evolve into stronger versions, Killia, Zeroken and Christo get whole new ones and Usalia converts Majorita's curse into an Overload.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: With the exceptions of Usalia (who is a Nice Girl fom the start) and Killia (who already took a level before the story began), all of the party learns to be more caring and considerate of other as the game goes on.
  • True Companions: What they eventually turn into.

Killia

Voiced by: Mamoru Miyano (JP), Ben Pronsky (EN)

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"...I'll never forget. Vengeance is the only thing that keeps me going."

The main character. He is a young demon who harbours power that rivals an Overlord's. Due to events in his past, he has a personal grudge against Void Dark and sets out travelling across various Netherworlds to get his revenge. Cold and aloof, he avoids teamwork and making friends. He has a high calorie intake and will eat a meal whenever and wherever the opportunity arises.

  • Aloof Ally: To everyone he's friends with.
  • Anti-Hero: Of the "Disney Antihero" type i.e. "clear cut heroic morality, unheroic personality".
  • Big Brother Instinct: Acts like a kind older brother towards Usalia, even teaching her how to cook.
  • Big Brother Mentor: He later becomes this towards Zeroken.
  • Big Eater: If there's even a chance of a meal, expect Killia to pack away the calories. This includes being stared down by hundreds of demons ready to trample him as he shows in his introductory scene. The calories he consumes helps suppress his dark self from taking over, but by Chapter 12, it stops being adequate. It becomes a point of contention for Fuka in her DLC cut scene as she hates that Killia is able to stay so fit in spite of eating so much while she has to diet to maintain her figure.
  • Big "NO!": In the English dub, after Seraphina seemingly dies (really is knocked out) after Taking the Bullet for him. The resulting guilt causes him to lose it, releasing his Superpowered Evil Side Kilidia. In the Japanese dub, it's simply an anguished scream.
  • Blood Knight: A toned down version. Killia isn't as enthusiastic as Red Magnus, but will often show understated eagerness when facing a powerful enemy. His past self was this by necessity, and his destructive impulses are still sealed away in his mind. When he accepts them, he gains a Super Mode.
  • Bully Hunter: Does not like those who pick on the weak and defenseless.
  • Cain and Abel: With his adoptive brother, Void Dark.
  • Cape Wings: That scarf he's wearing is shown morphing into wings on multiple occasions.
  • Clark Kenting: Killia's name is only two letters away from his real one, and he's beyond evasive when questioned. Christo is the only ally that ever even comes close to making the connection... albeit for a different reason.
  • Chronic Hero Syndrome: Part of the reason he attracts so many people despite preferring the life of a loner is that he seems unable to ignore someone when they are in trouble. His willingness to save others is ultimately what led to the creation of the Rebel Army (particularly saving Seraphina and Usalia) and most of his encounters with past Disgaea characters start with him trying to protect civilians from the antics of his predecessors, leading to their recruitment (though in the cut scenes, they're actually recruiting him).
  • The Comically Serious: Often plays the Straight Man to his wackier companions.
  • Contrasting Sequel Main Character: To Adell. While they are both being fist fighters out for revenge against a powerful Overlord, though they're complete opposites character-wise (which Nippon Ichi had intended), with Killia being having a cool personality to Adell's more fiery personality. Killia is introverted and has to be dragged into helping Seraphina fight Void (as opposed to simply going after him alone) while Adell is outgoing with lots of friends and family.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Killia was born and raised in the slums of Cryo Blood, where "the scum of demonkind eventually wind up". Alone in a world where one needed to kill and betray to survive, Killia desired to become the strongest among them. He eventually managed to become the Tyrant Overlord Killidia known for his cruelty and ruthlessness.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: He's quite possibly the most morally spotless Disgaea protagonist after Adell, despite gladly being an up-and-coming Evil Overlord out for a personal mission of revenge. He doesn't even really claim to be evil, unlike most demons — just a loner.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Occasionally throws sarcastic potshots at his comrades when he's actually in a humorous mood.
  • Defrosting Ice King: Killia starts off as a very cold and distant individual, but Character Development has him starting to care for his comrades as friends.
  • Draconic Humanoid: He is a Dragonewt, a demon with the blood of dragons.
  • Despair Event Horizon:
    • Crosses it if Usalia dies in Chapter 4.
    • Temporarily crosses it when he thinks Seraphina died while Taking the Bullet for him; this causes him to unleash Killidia and lose control of himself. Fortunately, he's soon snapped out of it when Seraphina wakes up, and Killia sees a vision of Lieze.
  • Enemy Within: He has a dark side that urges Killia to give into his hatred and anger, which turns Killia into Tyrant Overlord Killidia. Accepting his past without succumbing to darkness is the core of his Character Development.
  • Extra Turn: His Overload skill, Tyrant Revelio, lets him take two (more) actions within the same turn after using it.
  • Facial Markings: Has a short, thin, downward line under each of his eyes. More pronounced with Tyrant Revelio active.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Started off as a dirt-poor slum-dweller, now he's the general of an entire demonic army.
  • Flash Step: Killidia and Overload Killia blink across the battlefield instead of walking to their destination.
  • Gameplay and Story Segregation: Killia is suggested to be the strongest member of the party by a wide margin within the story. Naturally, it's up to you whether this ends up translating into gameplay.
  • Good Old Fisticuffs: Like Adell, Killia primarily uses his fists in battle. He's also competent with a sword.
  • Hell-Bent for Leather: His pants are pretty tight...
  • Heroic Self-Deprecation: Despite it being pretty obvious to those around him he's a good person, he does not seem to share that opinion.
  • An Ice Person: His first special, "Exploding Tiger", encases his enemies in ice. Also, his Overload, Alma Ice Sculpture, which freezes time around a target which he can't use in-game because Void Dark stole it from him.
  • Image Song: Killia sings the game's opening theme Kill Real.
  • Ineffectual Loner: Killia's not one for teamwork. Unfortunately, he just can't get away from Seraphina and the others.
  • The Leader: He eventually takes on this role for the Rebel Army.
  • Leitmotif: Revenge Blues.
  • Loner-Turned-Friend: A wayward wanderer who doesn't want people to get hurt because of him or Void Dark who becomes a warm companion to the rest of the Rebel Army.
  • Love Triangle: Both Seraphina and Lieze love him, but he only has eyes for the latter and is utterly uninterested in the former.
    • In the postgame, Seraphina has Killia introduce her to Goldion, Lieze's father. Goldion thus discovers Killia's unintentional Chick Magnet tendencies despite having pledged his heart to his daughter, and asks to have a discussion with him.
  • Magically Inept Fighter: Killia has the highest ATK aptitude of the group and a SPD aptitude equal to Usalia's (who in turn is second only to Zeroken), which makes him a very competent Fist user. On the other hand, his INT aptitude is second-lowest of the group and his RES aptitude is average. Strangely, his HIT aptitude is also second-lowest, making it harder than usual for him to hit anything.
  • Megaton Punch: If Killia appears at the Strategy Assembly, he can punch one "Nay" vote out of the meeting to skew the votes in your favor.
  • Mr. Fanservice: Wears nothing but an open jacket and tight leather pants that barely cover his crotch. He's described as being cool and handsome-looking multiple times throughout the game.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Subverted, as he is the hero, but his name does happen to be Killia. Killidia is just as bad, and running away from him when he had THAT name was perfectly acceptable.
  • No-Sell: Seraphina's Overload skill, Balor Gaze doesn't work on him much to her shock, due to his love for Lieze. Even when Seraphina's Character Development upgrades her Overload skill into True Brionac Gaze, it still doesn't work on him.
  • Noble Demon: He has an aloof personality, but will not overlook those who are suffering from the Lost.
  • Not So Stoic: His cold demeanor softens up as the story continues and we see that's simply a mess of guilt and self-deprecation due to his past mistakes and he doesn't want to see any more people die because of him.
  • Only Sane Man: Trades this position with Christo, depending on the scene.
  • Official Couple: With Liezerota.
  • The Reveal: He was Goldion's pupil and Tyrant Overlord Killidia of Cryo Blood.
  • Revenge: It's what drives Killia to want to defeat Void Dark.
  • Scarf Of Asskicking: It's only natural for a Disgaea main character to have something around his neck that can sway in the wind.
  • Shonen Hair: As expected from a Disgaea protagonist.
  • Split-Personality Merge: The end result of his Character Development. Killidia lampshades it by saying they will never meet again.
  • The Stoic: It's ''really' hard to get any kind of reaction out of him. It isn't until the party reaches Fortress de Gaulle that he starts truly opening up.
  • Stripperiffic: If his pants were any lower, the rating of this game would spike.
  • Sugar-and-Ice Personality: Depending on his mood, he's either aloof or supportive. He settles on the latter as the story goes on.
  • Super Mode: His Overload ability. In this mode, his hair stands up and turns light blue, he gets a red facial marking between his eyes, and his scarf glows yellow. He also blinks across the battlefield and can act more than once.
  • Super-Powered Evil Side: Killia transforms into Tyrant Overlord Killidia when he's overcome with feelings of anger and sadness. Character Development eventually turns this into his Super Mode.
  • Supreme Chef: Killia is surprisingly excellent at cooking. His curry was so delicious that it made Seraphina faint.
  • Terrible Artist: Killia's sketches of Red Magnus and Lieze aren't exactly appealing to the eye.
  • Two Aliases, One Character: Killia and Tyrant Overlord Killidia are the same person.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: The only thing he's got on is a pair of pants and a scarf.
  • Weapon of Choice: Killia has the most proficiency with fist and sword weapons.
  • You Are Better Than You Think You Are: Usalia certainly thinks so, especially after The Reveal of his past.

Seraphina

Voiced by: Sarah Emi Bridcutt (JP), Kira Buckland (EN)

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"All men are destined to dance in the palm of the hand of the Overlord of Gorgeous, Seraphina."

The incredibly wealthy princess overlord of Gorgeous. She believes that all men exist to serve her. She ran away from her home to escape an Arranged Marriage between herself and Void Dark, who she now plans to assassinate.

  • Animal Motifs: Butterflies in her hair, on her ankles, and throughout her outfit.
  • Arranged Marriage: Has a political marriage of convenience arranged by her father between herself and Void Dark. (It's never made clear if Void is aware of this.)
  • Badass Adorable: This beautiful and cute young princess claims to have had zero experience in battle before she met Killia, but that doesn't stop her from shooting whoever pisses her off, or fighting alongside her comrades.
  • Bad Boss: Not very nice to her Prinnies, regularly expecting the impossible and still paying them little. Still, nowhere near as bad as Etna.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Barely, but her belly button is visible.
  • The Beautiful Elite: Very, and she knows it too.
  • Big "NO!": When the cast goes to her Netherworld and she finds out that she's no longer rich, she pulls one of these.
  • Casanova Wannabe: A rare gender-flipped example. While her Balor Gaze allows her to instantly charm all men besides Killia, she's convinced that she's irresistible even without it, to the point of regularly acting as if all the male members of the party (and occasionally even Void Dark) are her reverse harem of eager-to-please love slaves. In reality, all of them generally find her to be a pain.
  • The Charmer: Her Overload, Balor Gaze, allows her to charm any man within her gaze, allowing her to command them to do whatever she desires. If she appears in the Strategy Assembly, she can reverse one (?) male "Nay" voter this way. Killia is the only exception, which is part of the reason why she has a crush on him.
  • Childhood Friends: With Red Magnus, for a certain value of "friends", at least.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: She doesn't like seeing others being close to Killia. Especially Lieze.
  • Combat Stilettos: Those high-heeled sandals of hers don't hinder her skills in battle, although it initially took a bit of effort on Killia's part to convince her to fight.
  • Cute Little Fangs: As with most humanoid demons, she has a pair of tiny teeth that are seen whenever she opens her mouth.
  • Crippling Overspecialization: While she has one of the best "favored enemy" evilities (monsters also have genders) the series has ever had, she's useless when against large numbers of females. Fortunately, many bosses in this game are male.
  • Dangerously Short Skirt: Her skirt is really short, which shows off her legs quite nicely.
  • Dude Magnet: In Next Episode segments, she depicts all the men as idiots who would do anything for her affection. The characters often comment on their Out of Character depiction in these segments.
  • Expy: Of Rozalin, an inexperienced princess who uses a gun and likes to order others around, and even eventually falls in love with the protagonist (though Seraphina later becomes far more open with her affections than Rozalin).
  • Green-Eyed Monster:
    • She really does not take it well that Killia is seemingly in love with Liezerota. It becomes more apparent when they get to meet Lieze in person. This is even taken further to its most extreme example when Lieze stays in her pocket Netherworld and Seraphina tried to rig up her room with a spy cam.
    • To a lesser extent, she's also jealous of Asagi for being another female gunslinger, fearing that it may jeopardize her own position as such in the party.
  • Guns Akimbo: Her unique specials and some of her promotional art shows her Dual Wielding handguns.
  • The Gunslinger: Wields guns in combat, and is most proficient with them. Her HIT aptitude is highest of the core cast note  and a decent SPD aptitude to make use of her guns.
  • Hair Decorations: Seraphina has a little crown and a purple butterfly hair decoration, as well as numerous smaller butterflies in her ponytail.
  • Hopeless Suitor: She continues to pine for Killia even after it's revealed he loves Lieze and gets together with her. She never loses her love nor does she set her sights on other men. It is unknown if she ever got married.
  • Horny Devils: She is of the succubus race.
  • I Love You Because I Can't Control You: She comes to fall deeper in love with Killia because he's immune to her Balor Gaze and even its upgraded version True Brionac Gaze.
  • Idle Rich: She scoffs at the concept of a rich person like her doing actual labor, and she had virtually no combat experience until she met Killia. She much prefers to have her servants do all the work.
  • Impossibly-Low Neckline: Her top is not so much a shirt as a boob shelf with some strategically placed lace. Depending on the angle, her nipples should already be showing, and there's no way she should be able to be lifted and thrown around a battlefield without her boobs popping out.
  • Insane Troll Logic: Her mind practically runs on it, constantly spewing things that would make no sense to anyone. The Prinnies hear the worst of it, as her answer to almost everything often involves the Prinnies' pain and suffering.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: By the end of the game. She's still extremely self-centered on the surface, but is a kind person underneath.
  • Lethal Chef: She is noted for having a complete lack of cooking skills, at one point mistaking detergent for seasoning.
  • Lovable Alpha Bitch: By the end, where she's every bit as haughty as she was a the start, but much more willing to be affectionate.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Only fitting for the succubus princess of Gorgeous.
  • Noblewoman's Laugh: Laughs just as often as she fires off her gun, which is a lot.
  • The Ojou: Rich, and tries to have everybody around her treat her like a goddess.
  • Playboy Bunny: Her DLC costume.
  • The Proud Elite: Ticks all the boxes, being arrogant and wealthy but still possessing some Hidden Depths.
  • Rebellious Princess: Runs away from home to avoid her Arranged Marriage to Void Dark.
  • Riches to Rags: Her biggest fear is losing all her money and affluence, which is realized due to her father's unmitigated spending on the construction of his shelter. Realizing that the team doesn't give a shit how rich she is sets her free from her inner torment.
  • Rich Bitch: She's rich and she makes sure that everybody is aware of it.
  • Saying Sound Effects Out Loud: Does this for the "End Turn" running gag.
    Seraphina: Say, what does the "End Turn" button do?
    Killia: It ends the turn, obviously. But if you're not prepared, it'll bite you back, hard.
    Seraphina: Oh... I see. Press.
    Killia: Why did you press it?! (gets attacked) You did that on purpose, right?! RIGHT?!
  • Self-Made Man/Rags to Riches: The credits have her taking only a year repairing Gorgeous' reputation as the richest in all the Three Worlds after her father's frivolous spending bankrupts it.
  • Self-Proclaimed Love Interest: Immediately attaches herself to Killia after he defeats some Lost soldiers, claiming that he belongs to her.
  • Sheltered Aristocrat: Heavily. So much that when you first get her, she has absolutely no idea how to fight herself. She explains she has always made her Prinnies do the dirty work for her.
  • Sitcom Arch-Nemesis: She and Red Magnus have a history together due to their Netherworlds neighboring each other. To say that they don't get along would be an understatement.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": Most official sources spell her name as Seraphina, but the D5 Official Visual Collection artbook calls her Seraphine. Doubles as No Pronunciation Guide as her name pronounced in Japanese (Se-ra-fu-ii-nu) would more likely be transcribed as Seraphine.
  • A Spot Of Tea: At the start of the story, she enjoys a relaxing cup of tea while her army of Prinnies are battling with the Lost. It turns into a Spit Take when a sole surviving Prinny returns with the news of their loss.
  • Stripperiffic: It's telling that the fur boa seems to be her most reserved piece of clothing.
  • Taking the Bullet: Averted. Tries to do this for Killia at the beginning of Episode 6, but he ultimately deflects the attack on his own. Played straight at the end of Episode 12, where she shields Killia from an attack from behind.
  • Trigger Happy: Seraphina is all too eager to fire off her gun for even the slightest provocation.
  • Troll: See Saying Sound Effects Out Loud. Also, during Chapter 2, during a Geo Effects tutorial, she shoots a Geo Symbol while Red Magnus is on a Geo Panel.
    Red Magnus: Ouch...! Sera!! You did that on purpose!
  • Tsundere: No, she totally isn't in love with Killia because he can't fall to her Overload skill.
  • The Ugly Guy's Hot Daughter: Seraphina's father is a nethernoble demon, although she says that he only took on that form to look frightening, and that he looked like a proper gentleman before.
  • Violently Protective Girlfriend: Try to threaten or insult Killia when she's around and she will shoot you.
  • Wave Motion Gun: Battle Orchestra ends with one of these firing upon her targets.
  • Weapon of Choice: Guns. She's regularly seen with a unique gun (or two) with a heart-shaped barrel in cutscenes, either to threaten someone or to provide slapstick comedy, usually at Red Magnus's and Zeroken's expenses.

Red Magnus

Voiced by: Takehito Koyasu (JP), Kaiji Tang (EN)

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"The Overlord of Scorching Flame, Red Magnus, will super feed you the highest quality fire!"

The ferocious Overlord of Scorching Flame. He believes that strength is everything and wants to defeat Void Dark to become the strongest Overlord.

  • Amazing Technicolor Population: Has red skin.
  • Bad Boss: Red Magnus would selfishly impose his power on even his own subordinates, which unsurprisingly caused them to dislike him and eventually betray him and join the Lost army.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Constantly leaps into the fray alongside Usalia to help her save Toto Bunny, defeat Majorita, and avenge her parents. He even stops himself from hurting Usalia while under the influence of Majorita's blood magic.
  • The Big Guy: An enormous muscleman who's good at fighting and taking a beating and not much else.
  • Big Red Devil: Technically an ogre, but he is big and red.
  • Blood Knight: Red Magnus loves a good fight.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: Noticeably bigger than the rest of the cast's.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: His hammy nature only gets louder as he enters a fight.
  • Butt-Monkey: Very few take him seriously and he regularly eats lead from Seraphina.
  • Catchphrase: "Super" is his favourite word to use, to the point that it borders on a Verbal Tic. The English dub also has him regularly call people "jabronies" and describe them as being "roody poo".
  • Chaste Hero: All he's interested in is fighting and muscles. Naturally the "muscles" part gets taken the wrong way by other characters.
  • Childhood Friends: With Seraphina, for a certain value of "friends", at least.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: He thinks that strapping defeated enemies to rockets and sending them into space is a suitable way to end a fight.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: Joins the Rebel Army after challenging Killia and Seraphina to a fight and losing.
  • Defeat Means Playable: Becomes a playable character after being defeated in the first episode.
  • Doomed Hometown: While several wrecked Netherworlds are visited throughout Disgaea 5, his is so broken that all the bridges are out and the only way to traverse it is having some characters throw others across it. The local wrestler-type enemies do this by default.
  • Dumb Muscle: He's described as a 'musclehead' by Seraphina. She's not wrong. His stat distribtion, which heavily favors physical attributes while leaving him with comically poor magic attributes, reflects this. He even has an evility known as "Abandon Knowledge" which gives him a sharp attack boost at the cost of making his Intelligence multiplier zero.
  • Dumbass Has a Point:
    • He chides Seraphina in Chapter 2 on admiring the fireworks he launched instead of stopping him when she yells at him for doing that instead of interrogating them.
    • When hearing Seraphina wants revenge on Void Dark for the arranged marriage her father set up with him, he points out that Void Dark hasn't done anything to her and if anything he's the victim.
  • Expy: It's hard to look at him and not think that he's a buff Zetta, especially since they share the same Japanese voice actor. With Zetta as DLC, they even have a team attack.
  • A Father to His Men: Red Magnus' eventual Character Development changes him to this.
  • Fiery Redhead: His hair looks like fire and he's a very loud, passionate individual.
  • Goofy Print Underwear: While we don't see them, his tiger-print briefs are apparently his favorite (and only good) pair of underwear. He likes them so much, he retrieves them from a black hole (offscreen) after Seraphina throws them away.
  • Groin Attack: One skit has him dropping from taking this.
    Christo: Well, it can't really be helped... Usalia, due to her small stature, landed several critical blows to his private area.
  • Horned Humanoid: He has a single, conical horn in the middle of his forehead, like an oni's horn. Makes sense, since he's an ogre.
  • Hot-Blooded: Boisterous, fierce, and proud. Exactly what you'd expect from the Overlord of Scorching Flame.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He's bull-headed and inconsiderate, but he's a decent guy underneath it all who gets along with others easily. The 'Jerk' part pretty much completely vanishes after he retakes his Netherworld from the lost.
  • Large Ham: Most of his lines are yelled with great enthusiasm.
  • Magically Inept Fighter: Red Magnus' INT and RES aptitudes are the worst of the cast, hands down. Beware of Wizard Duels with Wind and Ice users. And if you get him to learn his "Abandon Reason" Evility, it's taken even farther, as his attack gets boosted by a further 30% but his INT and RES drop to 1.
  • Might Makes Right: Very much believes in this mentality.
  • Mighty Glacier: Red Magnus has the highest HP aptitude of the entire cast and great ATK and DEF aptitudes, and Fire resistance to match, but his movement range and HIT/SPD aptitudes are lousy in comparison.
  • Mistaken for Gay: His claim to only be interested in muscles raises the entire party's (minus Killia) collective eyebrows.
  • Mundane Utility: In one skit, he gets caught using Super Olympia in the Pocket Netherworld, and tries to invoke this trope with the excuse that he uses his Overload to reach high places, e.g. to do cleaning. Unfortunately, he then explains that he never actually does any cleaning around the place.
  • My Greatest Failure: Even more than his minions for betraying him, he hated himself for his Netherworld's collapse and his general irresponsibility.
  • The Nicknamer: Gives everyone else in the main cast a nickname except for Killia.
  • Playing with Fire: He's a fire demon.
  • The Rival: Sees Killia as this and swears to one day beat him in a fair fight and become the strongest Overlord, esepcially after it's revealed that Killia is the Overlord of Cryo Blood.
  • Slept Through the Apocalypse: How he lost his netherworld.
  • Shout-Out: In the English version of the game, he uses the lines of wrestler Dwayne Johnson.
  • Sitcom Arch-Nemesis: He and Seraphina have a history together due to their Netherworlds neighboring each other. To say that they don't get along would be an understatement.
  • Size Shifter: His Overload and many of his attacks involve him enlarging his arms or even his whole body. One such (Super Damage Lord) has him crushing planets in his hand. His team attack with Usalia kicks it Up to Eleven.
  • Rated M for Manly: He's an enormous muscleman that rules over a Netherworld known for its enormous musclemen. He once says "hey, we have women too!" but admits they're just as sweaty and muscly.
  • Third-Person Person: Only in English. He drops it after his Character Development, though even before that, he still occasionally spoke in first person POV.
  • Unknown Rival: While it's not completely one-sided (Killia respects him as a comrade and acknowledges his strength), Red Magnus clearly takes his rivalry with Killia much more seriously than Killia does. There's also suggested to be a fairly wide power gap between the two of them, as Killia is stated to have won 29 of the 30 matches they've had against each other in the post-game (the 30th ended in a tie because Red Magnus claimed to have a cramp).
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: He and Zeroken fight often, but they also get along well due to their similar personalities. They regularly serve as a buddy comedy act once Zeroken joins the party.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: He never wears a shirt.
  • Weapon of Choice: Axes and spears.
  • Worthy Opponent: Considers Killia one. While he wants to take down Void Dark himself, he admires Killia enough that he's willing to leave doing so to him if he has to.
    • While Red Magnus wins a duel against Killia and the title of Strongest Overlord, the ending states the result of their duel was lost to time. It's implied Red Magnus kept his mouth shut out of respect for Killia.

Christo

Voiced by: Junji Majima (JP), Xander Mobus (EN)

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"My name is Christo. For reasons that do not concern you, it is my duty to assassinate Demon Emperor Void Dark."

The Overlord of "Certain Giant"...erm, a certain giant Netherworld. He is a skilled war strategist who will do anything it takes to win a battle. He was apparently betrayed by his friends, and in order to take revenge he plans to kill Void Dark and clear his name. He takes an interest in Killia's power and plans to use him to defeat Void Dark.

  • Always Accurate Attack:
    • His first Unique Evility, Tactician, grants perfect accuracy to all adjacent allies (alongside a 25% evasion boost).
    • His post-Character Development Overload, Evangel of Purity, raises the accuracy (as well as evasion) of all allies currently on the map to 100%.
  • Awesomeness by Analysis: Christo's Overload works as this. He can read his target's magical energy from almost any distance. In-game, his Overload can boost the accuracy and evasion rate of his allies.
  • Bishōnen: He has a much more feminine face than Killia, but is no less handsome. Perhaps he's intentionally designed to bring the Angelic Beauty trope to mind?
  • Blackmail: In chapter 11, this is how he gets the higher-ups of Celestia to call off their launch of Armageddon: he threatens to leak the coordinates of Celestia to Void Dark if they fire the weapon, ensuring that large chunks of both the Netherworlds and Celestia would be no more. This works.
  • Call-Forward: Maybe. The epilogue has some very interesting implications for Christo. Namely that, having acquired a deeper appreciation for demons and their capacity for good, he would eventually become the Seraph and play a key role in a certain conflict between Celestia, the Netherworlds, and Earth...
  • Canon Character All Along: Possibly. The epilogue raises the very distinct possibility that Christo goes on to become Seraph Lamington.
  • The Chessmaster: Utilizes crafty and underhanded strategies to get himself (and usually his allies) ahead. It's implied that his scheming is part of the reason why he's unpopular in Celestia.
  • Code Name: Turns out the name "Christo" is all but a code name. His real name is unrevealed, but the epilogue suggests it's Lamington. Yes, that one. Maybe.
  • Combat Medic: He can be played as either a healer or an archer and has the stats to make him a reliable mage as well.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Dry quips are his specialty.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: While he's actually decently liked within the rebel army, he's pretty much universally hated by his peers in Celestia for his smug and self-important attitude. It's suggested that his eventual Character Development is due to the rebel army accepting him in a way that he never was before.
  • Horned Humanoid: Sports two purple horns on either side of his head. Which turn out to be fake. They help hide the fact that he's an angel.
  • Hypercompetent Sidekick: While Christo's not the leader of the Rebel Army, Killia spends most of the game attempting to go solo and Seraphina is far too self absorbed to command an army properly despite it being based in her pocket netherworld, leaving almost all of the actual military management in his hands. Of course, since he's the one who suggested that the Rebel Army be formed in the first place, this was more than likely his intention all along.
  • Insufferable Genius: At least, his peers in Celestia think this of him.
  • Jerkass: He acts like a condescending dick to his superior and sometimes badmouthes his own allies behind their backs. In fact, his colleagues framed him for this very reason, and the main part of his Character Development is to stop acting like an asshole.
  • Mistaken for Gay: In a skit, Seraphina accuses Christo of desiring Killia. Christo adamantly denies her accusation.
  • Only Sane Man: Trades the position with Killia, depending on the scene.
  • Open Secret: By the end, everybody knows he's an angel, and they mostly just avoid talking about it because Christo himself keeps denying it, though Seraphina likes to taunt him about it. When other people start questioning about it, they immediately clam up and look away.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: His constant questioning of demons points out his true appearance. Hell, when tasting Killia's best curry recipe, instead of a normal overreaction, his delight is expressed through angel feathers spreading out. He also fumbles out in his dialogue when referring directly to God Himself.
    • Quite literally, his horns are nothing but fake spikes on a hairband.
  • Rank Up: He alludes to the fact his title of Overlord is nothing, as "Certain Giant" is so big that he still has superiors ordering him around. Of course, this is all a lie. The ending of the game implies that he eventually became an archangel and then the Seraph.
  • Secret Identity: He is an angel of Overlord grade power and not even an Overlord.
  • Simple, yet Awesome: By far one of his most useful utilities is granting someone perfect accuracy and an evasion boost simply by standing next to them, thanks to his Tactician Unique Evility, which works wonders for Powerful, but Inaccurate attackers (especially those who wield axes). He doesn't even have to register an action; once the involved units do their attacks, he can move to another group of units and give them the same buffs, lather, rinse, repeat. Even a low-level Christo is useful in this regard, as he can simply return to the base panel before ending the turn to avoid getting one-shotted by enemies.
  • Smug Smiler: His default expression is a calm, smug grin.
  • Squishy Wizard: Christo has S-rank mastery with Staves, combined with the highest SP, INT, and RES aptitudes of the core cast note , but his DEF and SPD aptitudes are bad. He has the highest Staff resistance of the group, but using those in melee range is typically unwise.
  • Stop Being Stereotypical: Inverted. He wants his allies to start acting like the Card Carrying Villains that demons are known for, and is increasingly baffled as they avert his expectations.
  • The Strategist: His role in the rebel army.
  • Surrounded by Idiots: He certainly thinks this. It doesn't help that his superior is rather...odd. As it turns out, his people "betrayed" him because he was always this way.
    "Every single one of them... is an idiot."
  • Suspiciously Specific Denial: Even the player will find himself wondering why Christo constantly questions the attitude of demons as being savages with no respect. He is an angel in a demon disguise.
  • Took a Level in Badass: The ending of the game says he became the Seraph eventually.
  • Walking Spoiler: His angel identity.
  • Weapon of Choice: Staves and bows are his best weapons. These are both typical armaments of the Celestial Host, foreshadowing his identity.
  • White Mage: He can naturally learn healing and debuff spells. His Angel Magic can even dispel Blood Magic.
  • Wild Card Excuse: "...Because I'm an Overlord," is his most common way to justify any of his suspicious actions or powers.
  • Winged Humanoid: His true nature, as seen in the credits and in one of his unique attacks.

Usalia

Voiced by: Satomi Akesaka (JP), Christine Marie Cabanos (EN)

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"I'm being chased by the Lost. If you're with me, you'll be in danger."

The heiress to Toto Bunny, where non-violent demons gather. She is cursed with a condition where she needs to eat curry or she'll go berserk. She rides on a giant yellow Prinny who fights with her.

  • Animal-Eared Headband: Sports a pair of earmuffs with two rabbit ears poking out the top.
  • Animal Theme Naming: Usalia; Usagi is Japanese for "rabbit".
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: Her "Prinnical Meteor" technique has her enlarge her Prinny mount to ridiculous sizes before flinging it back to earth, while she floats down and enjoys a curry plate.
  • Badass Adorable: The smallest, youngest and cutest member of the party, yet she's just as capable as her comrades in battle, especially gameplay-wise.
  • Benevolent Boss: Compared to most other Overlords, she treats her Prinnies with a good deal of respect and care. It kinda comes with being the Overlord of a peaceful sanctuary Netherworld, but also she's just too nice to treat them with the usual anti-Prinny abuse. Though that said, she does seem to treat the big Prinny she's with like a vehicle rather than a sentient being.
  • Berserk Button: Carrots and Majorita. The first is faked, as eating carrots accelerates the curse.
  • Big Eater: One scene in Chapter 10 has her eating all the curry in Killia's large pot in the span of a few seconds.
  • Blatant Lies: When spoken to she often claims she was distracted thinking about something complex, but it was really always about curry. During story cutscenes she's often seen with curry in a dialogue box indicating that she's still thinking about it.
  • Breath Weapon: Her berserk state is first seen firing its lazer and vaporizing anything in its path.
  • Bunnies for Cuteness: Usalia has a bunny motif. Fitting, as she's a wererabbit.
  • Curse: Due to a curse cast by Majorita, Usalia must eat curry or she'll go berserk. The curse devolves into her Super Mode in Chapter 10.
  • Cute Monster Girl: She's a monster-type unit. Her curse also transforms her into more of one.
  • Difficult, but Awesome: Her central gameplay mechanic makes her a "low skill floor" character, punishing improper play and not being a "fire and forget" style tank. Played properly, however, Usalia has a reputation for being one of the most overpowered non-DLC characters ever made, on par with Desco's Disgaea 4 version. Proper play rewards the player with a nigh-unkillable Lightning Bruiser with one of the best Overload skills in the game.
  • Does Not Like Spam:
    • Subverted. Curry used to be her least favorite food. Once she got hit with the beast curse by Majorita, she had to eat curry in order to limit the spell's effects. Curry ends up becoming her favorite food, however.
    • When she encounters a patch of them when revisiting Toto Bunny, she claims to hate them. Again, subverted; she actually doesn't. Because they were her Trademark Favorite Food, Majorita used this against her by making carrots accelerate her curse. Around her servants, she would pretend to hate them outright.
  • Drop the Hammer: Several of her attack animations, including her basic attack, have her whacking the enemy with a wooden mallet.
  • If You Kill Him, You Will Be Just Like Him: The reason she refuses to have Majorita killed in Chapter 15. Sadly, Void Dark happens upon her after they've left.
  • Improbable Weapon User: She uses a rice hammer to pound her opponents and a multitude of spoons as darts.
  • It's Personal with the Dragon: She has a white-hot bone to pick with Majorita, who cursed her and made her parents slave for her for 100 days, killing them off just because right before they would've gained their freedom. Majorita's immediate superior Void Dark is just some guy in comparison, as he had no direct involvement.
  • I Owe You My Life: It's hinted that she was the first person to realize Christo's secret, but helps him hide it since he saved her life. Like when she tells Christo his horns fell off.
  • Hypercompetent Sidekick: Her Prinnies are notable for being extremely competent (even ignoring Prinny standards), managing to sneak into Seraphina's pocket Netherworld, swipe her curry, and give the heroes a heck of a time as they try to get the curry back.
  • Lucky Rabbit's Foot: She's either wearing an actual rabbit's foot, or something resembling one.
  • Morality Pet: One of Red Magnus' redeeming traits is that he is nice towards children like Usalia.
  • My Greatest Failure: She sorely regretted her overt brattiness to her parents when she realized that they died before she could apologize to them.
  • My Parents Are Dead: Her parents were killed by Majorita.
  • Nice Girl: She has a gentle and honest personality, which is quite unusual among demons. Just keep the curry coming, or the fur will literally fly.
  • Nonstandard Character Design: Usalia doesn't have the pointed ears the rest of the cast possesses. Based on her parents and at least one piece of official art, they're in the Animal-Eared Headband, and we're not talking the muffs on the sides.
  • Playboy Bunny: Usalia sports a playboy bunny outfit underneath her jacket.
  • Power Fist: Magichanges into one.
  • Shout-Out: Due to possessing ninja techniques and a ninja scroll, as well as transforming into a red-tinted feral beast which fires lasers and energy balls from its mouth, some people have compared Usalia to Naruto.
  • Summon Magic: A lesser example; she walks on foot normally, but summons her Prinny mount before combat begins. This is a bit exaggerated whenever a cutscene is about to end and everyone prepares for battle. The game will always wait for her to summon her Prinny before the Fight Woosh goes off.
  • Stone Wall: Her aptitudes favor a tank play style and her evility functions similar to Devotion Aura. Also makes a decent secondary medic with proper scrolls, further adding to a "Paladin" take on the trope. Her SPD stats are second to Zeroken alone, which combined with Bunny Ear Radar help make her stupidly unkillable. She's also the only member of the main cast to resist Star magic note .
  • Superpowered Evil Side: Her deranged transformation into a monster when she's gone without curry for too long. Then it truly becomes her Super Mode at the end of Chapter 10.
  • Super-Strong Child: She is often seen swinging her large rice hammer repeatedly, but more important is that she can fling her Prinny after she's enlarged it.
  • Supreme Chef: A few skits have Killia teach her how to cook; and judging from the party's reactions, she makes an even better curry than Killia himself, to his slight dismay.
  • The Fake Cutie: To an extent; her Verbal Tic is just an affectation for the sake of cuteness rather than something that occurs naturally.
  • Third-Person Person: Downplayed; she tends to oscillate between first- and third-person. Justified by her age, as referring to oneself in third person is often considered childlike in Japanese.
  • This Is Unforgivable!: She makes it a very, very, very damning point to Majorita that she'll never forgive her for torturing and zombifying her parents, ever. This mindset remains even in the post-game, where Majorita joins the Rebel Army and Usalia still has nothing but hatred for the girl who did all those things to her and Toto Bunny.
  • Token Mini-Moe: The smallest and youngest looking member of the party.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Curry. Interestingly, it was the food she disliked the most at first, since she couldn't handle spicy food, but because of the curse, she had to continue eating it. Eventually, it became her favorite food. Her parents attempted to circumvent the curse by making a sweet curry; Majorita didn't like that one bit.
  • Verbal Tic: She ends most of her sentences with a "pyon/plip". She claims to do it because it makes her even cuter. Her Prinnies follow suit as well, being some of the few Prinnies not to use "dood".
  • Video Game Cruelty Punishment: You can actually murder her while in her beast state in the last level of Chapter 4. Doing so will instantly end the fight (denying you EXP/Mana/HL/drops from the remaining enemies) and result in a Non-Standard Game Over, where Killia crosses the Despair Event Horizon due to his guilt of not being able to save Usalia and leaves the Rebel army, and it ends up falling apart, leaving Void Dark to rule the Netherworlds forever unopposed.

Zeroken

Voiced by: Tetsuya Kakihara (JP), Kyle McCarley (EN)

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"Now, stand back, amateurs! It's my sworn duty to fight the Lost!"

A short Overlord fighting against the Lost. He is the (assumed) heir of the legendary Great Demon Fist Goldion. He has a cocky personality, but can change his attitude depending on the opponent.

  • Absolute Cleavage: His jumpsuit is unzipped almost to his navel.
  • Adorkable: After warming up to the party he reveals himself to be adorably goofy and enthusiastic.
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: Once he becomes Killia's fanboy, he starts acting like an intrusive younger brother to the entire party (minus Usalia). Killia tolerates it pretty well (though even he has his limits), whereas the other three are frequently annoyed by his obsessiveness.
  • Authority in Name Only: He's considered an Overlord by the time he gets his Overload, but does not rule over any specific Netherworld. Like his master, he's the Overlord over the Netherworld in his heart.
  • Badass Adorable: Like Usalia, he's a cute kid who can fight with the best of them. His cuteness is countered early on somewhat by his brattiness, though.
  • Bash Brothers: Grows to become this with Killia. He struggles to do the same with Void Dark in the post-game.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: He's second to Usalia as the shortest and youngest of the cast, and prior to some much-needed Character Development, considered himself above the main cast.
  • Blow You Away: His original techniques after becoming an Overlord in full emphasize this.
  • Butt-Monkey: Whenever slapstick comedy comes up, he almost always gets the worst of it.
  • Cowardly Lion: Despite his expertise in martial arts, Zeroken only ever picks fights with enemies weaker than himself, and always runs at the first sign of danger. When push comes to shove, though, he can muster an impressive amount of courage.
  • Doppelgänger Attack: His Overload involves him summoning four copies of himself. Several of his attacks also involve summoning doppelgangers.
  • Extremity Extremist: Compared to Killia, Zeroken mostly fights with his legs.
  • Face of a Thug:
  • Fake Ultimate Hero: He's not really an Overlord, and he only knows the Ultimate Demon Technique because he was a Lost patsy who nursed Goldion's wounds and got lessons on the techniques in order to escape the Lost. Even then, he never fought challenging opponents to refine his body and his technique, which leads straight into Character Development territory in Chapter 8, where he becomes an Overlord of the Netherworld in his heart.
  • Fragile Speedster: Zeroken has a really high SPD aptitude and the best movement rate of the core cast, but his DEF and HP aptitudes are the worst of the cast. He can take Wind attacks better than most, though.
  • Gameplay and Story Segregation: He's outright stated to have a significantly weaker level of mana than the rest of the party, and is quickly outpaced by the children he's teaching in the post-game, but he's naturally just as viable to become a powerhouse as any other character in gameplay.
  • Gone Horribly Right: In the post-game, Zeroken begs for Killia's help in helping him to learn the Ultimate Demon Technique, Ultimate Skill, so he can stay on top of his students, whom are very quickly learning every move he's been teaching to them. Mind you, his students are children and he just recently started his dojo.
  • Hero-Worshipper: He initially detested Killia for thinking he had stolen Goldion's techniques for himself. After Killia reveals he studied under Goldion, Zeroken is quick to drop off his rudeness and start calling him his bro.
  • Hot-Blooded: Played with. While he generally acts gung ho, he's also quick to lose his nerve at the first sign of real danger.
  • Impossibly-Low Neckline: His jacket has no visible zipper and goes right down to his navel.
  • Inferiority Superiority Complex: For all his boasting, Zeroken thinks of himself as a coward and a weakling.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Starts out as a smug brat, but quickly becomes almost too earnest and complimentary after joining the party.
  • Little Bit Beastly: Sports a bushy tail due to being a werewolf.
  • Mysterious Protector: Attempts to be seen as one by the Rebel Army during the first half of the game, but only manages to annoy them.
  • Mystical White Hair: Doesn't mean too much until he gains his Overload, allowing him the exclusive ability to make four clones of himself to help him fight.
  • Picky Eater: Doesn't like carrots.
  • Power Fist: Zeroken's Weapon of Choice.
  • Sixth Ranger: Joins slightly later than the rest of the party, and attempts to act like a cool and mysterious Aloof Ally when he first joins them, but quickly settles into the position of Killia's Kid Sidekick.
  • Slasher Smile: His team attack portrait has him giving one of these. It could also easily be interpreted as him twitching in fear.
  • Terrible Artist: He's just as bad as Killia. Perhaps it's an Ultimate Demon Technique practitioner thing.
  • Token Mini-Moe: Slightly less so than Usalia, but he's still noticeably younger and scrawnier than the rest of the party.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Training with Killia helps him actually master the Ultimate Demon Technique.
  • True Companions: After it's revealed Killia was an apprentice of Goldion, Zeroken is quick to ditch his Jerkass attitude on him and starts calling him bro affectionately.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: He and Red Magnus fight often, but they also get along well due to their similar personalities. They regularly serve as a buddy comedy act once he joins the party.
  • Weak, but Skilled: Something of an Informed Flaw of his. His mana is apparently only that of a common Mook while the other members of the party are all Overlord class. He compensates by practicing the Ultimate Demon Technique, the strongest martial art in the multiverse, but only truly begins to shine after he starts training with Killia. It's unclear whether becoming the Overlord of his own heart allowed his mana power to increase to match the rest of the party and escape from this trope or not.
  • Werewolf: He's a werewolf-type demon, though it doesn't come up outside of him occasionally howling during battle.

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    The Lost 

Void Dark

Voiced by: Shouma Yamamoto (JP), Chris Niosi (EN)

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"Hmhmhm... Powerless and unintelligent Overlords...why don't you all come at me? I'll take you all down on my way to killing Killia."

The cruel Demon Emperor and leader of the Lost, he is hell-bent on taking over all the Netherworlds in his path.

  • Accidental Murder: His killing of Lieze wasn't intentional, and his primary motivation is to undo it.
  • Animal Motifs: He has a vaguely centipede-themed motif in contrast to his more heroic, lion-themed family.
  • Arch-Nemesis: While the entire party has beef with him, he and Killia have a mutual hatred of each other. Killia's first instinct upon reuniting with him is to scream out his name and lunge at him. Seemingly resolved in the post-game, where Void is genuinely apologetic to Killia, who, while admitting that he still can't find it in himself to not hate Void for everything that he's done, chooses to fully believe in his Heel–Face Turn due to his ability to use Macrocosm, a technique that cannot be used by someone with evil intent in their heart.
  • Asskicking Equals Authority: He displays it more than once in the main game, overcoming several assaults from other overlords who oppose his rule.
  • The Atoner: In the post-game, he resolves to spend the rest of his life atoning for all his crimes on the Netheworlds, though he can at least continue having a normal family life with his sister and father.
  • Ax-Crazy: The main reason everybody is so scared of him is not because of his power, but because taking the obey part of "Obey or die" might not be enough to please him. Even before the game begins, he's had 80 of his previous secretaries either executed for petty reasons or killed by accident, and that's without getting into how psychotically protective he is of his sister.
  • Badass Longcoat: A very awesome one.
  • Bad Boss: He goes through several secretaries over the course of the game, and has already gone though dozens before it even started. He's up to 83 when he first appears. When #87 shows up, he says:
    Void Dark: If this news isn't great, I'll murder your entire species.
  • Big Bad: Every one of the main cast wants a piece of him for one reason or another.
  • Boring Insult: Void Dark is so powerful he swats down most Overlords with a single deadly finger-beam; when faced with a dragon said to be the physically biggest Overlord of the biggest Netherworld, he's dissapointed it's just a fat dragon. Everything is just a waste of time for him.
  • Broken Pedestal: Played for Laughs in the post-game. Majorita is stunned to hear that his demonic utopia was only going to be for Void and his beloved sister, and is appalled that she trusted her life to a guy like this. The party in general laments that their big bad villain turned out to be a dude with a bad sister complex.
  • But for Me, It Was Tuesday: Void annihilates so many enemies he has long since stopped caring or remembering who he's crossed, with the exception of Killia, for whom it is very personal. He also doesn't seem to remember or notice how often his secretaries are killed.
  • Cain and Abel: A non-blood-related example with Killia, who was taken in by Void's father and groomed to inherit the Ultimate Demon Technique in Void's place. Although, back then, it was more like Cain and Cain.
  • The Comically Serious: Settles into this after his Heel–Face Turn. Turns out joining an army that was founded for the sole purpose of killing you can be a little awkward.
  • Death Equals Redemption: Defied on his behalf. He attempts this, but Killia points out that simply killing himself isn't taking responsibility for anything; he lives on and joins the group instead.
  • Earth-Shattering Kaboom: Two of his specials consist of him destroying a terrestrial body.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Void may be unscrupulous and psychotically protective of his sister, but he draws the line at incest, as a postgame battle quote reveals.
    Don't say I'm in love with my sister; I'll kill you!
  • Evil Albino: Tremendously pale, and wicked as they come.
  • Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: Void's obsession with power, instead of opening and mastering his heart, prevented him from mastering the Ultimate Demon Technique.
    • While psychotically protective of his sister, he apparently never put much thought into what she wanted him to do. The atrocities he committed to revive her utterly horrify her. She would rather die than continue his plans to make a perfect utopia for them.
  • Evil Laugh: He has a bit of one whenever things are going in his favor. He drops it in the postgame.
  • Galactic Conqueror: Has conquered most of the known Netherworlds by the time the game has started, and conquers even more over the course of it.
  • Gameplay and Story Segregation: His own Overload skill, Brigante Eclipse, steals others' Overloads so he can use them. However, in-game, he only ever uses it to use Alma Ice Sculpture, which he stole from Killia. Furthermore, in the post-game, when he's recruited, he still can't use it in battle beyond that specific purpose. Possibly justified in that by the time he's recruited, there's very few enemies left that he can steal Overloads from.
  • Ghostly Goals: Void's malice, even after being forcibly evicted via Macrocosm, continues to pose a threat and seeks out new bodies to inhabit, ultimately requiring a double Macrocosm from Killia and Void himself to banish... to the Carnage Dimension, where it serves as the final boss, save for Baal.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Became very jealous of Killia when his father, Goldion, decided to have Killia inherit the Ultimate Demon Technique instead of Void. This fuels his Start of Darkness. The fact that Lieze was becoming more attached to Killia only made it worse.
  • Hidden Agenda Villain: In-Universe. It's mentioned that the motives behind Void's conquest became a point of debate among Netherworld historians and remain unclear. It's revealed to the party, however, that resurrecting Lieze was the reason he sought out so much power.
  • Irony: He can be redeemed in the post-game and joins the rebel army, which was once founded for the sole purpose of killing him, to make amends.
  • Jack-of-All-Stats: Strangely enough, Void's aptitudes are the same across the board.
  • Knight Templar Big Brother: Or rather, twin brother, as he despises Killia for getting close to Lieze. The malice in his heart makes it even worse, making him a borderline Yandere.
  • Lonely at the Top: After merging with his essence, Lieze mentions that Void has become a very lonely person.
  • Love Makes You Evil: He went through the trouble of taking over the Netherworlds and spilling unspeakable amounts of blood just to revive his sister.
  • Made of Evil: Not him, but the sheer malice within his heart, amplified by the energy the Devouring Kris spears absorbed from the various Netherworlds. It is this, not him, that serves as the final boss through Liezerota.
  • Magnificent Bastard: In-Universe, as explained by historians. He has at least 70% of all Netherworlds conquered at the start of the story, but that doesn't compare to brainwashing your own prodigious father so that there is no chance someone could defeat him.
  • Meaningful Name: His army, The Lost, is quite an appropriate appellation for him. Also, it's implied in the post-game that he took the name Dark himself.
  • My Sister Is Off-Limits!: As noted by the party in the post-game, he has a really bad sister complex issue.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Void and Dark certainly don't evoke pleasant imagery. Weirdly, he was called this even before he turned super-evil.
  • Obviously Evil: Flashbacks show that his rather villainous fashion sense was the same even before becoming Void Dark.
  • Optional Party Member: In the post-game.
  • Power Floats: His sprite's idle animation.
  • Power Parasite: His main Overload skill is basically stealing Overload skills from others. This power is what allowed him to quickly rise to Demon Emperor status.
  • The Reveal: He is Liezerota's twin brother and the son of Goldion.
  • Running Gag: The mortality rate of his secretaries seems to be about a week. At best. He's executed them for things like delivering his coffee too hot, and often needs to be reminded of why he has a new aide every week. The 89th is the last one to die after being violated by the Celestial Host.
  • Shout-Out: He strikes the same aerial pose Gig from Soul Nomad made in one of his CG artworks.
  • Slasher Smile: A smile rarely leaves his face, and it will always be either this or Smug Smiler.
  • Slouch of Villainy: When he sits on his throne.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: He's a far more laid-back and heroic character in the post-game. According to one disturbed prinny, he's even Nice to the Waiter now, in stark contrast to his previous attitude toward underlings.
  • Unexpected Character: He's the first Big Bad to be Promoted to Playable in-story (during the post-game) and not as DLC.
  • The Un-Favourite: Zigzagged. He thinks he was this, and ran away from home over it, and even Goldion himself admits that Void was his unworthy son, instead teaching Kilia the Ultimate Demon Technique, but it's mentioned that Void was actually the first choice to learn it (he simply wasn't capable of it), and Lieze never stopped caring about him.
  • Villainous Rescue: Inverted, with a twist. He shows up in the post-game to save Kilia from his own evil heart he'd cast away.
  • Vile Villain, Laughable Lackey: He's a completely serious character, but has a number of funny moments thanks to his interactions with his secretaries, whom are all harmless villains unlucky enough to get a job with a hilariously high death rate.
  • We Have Reserves: Considers his minions as nothing more than tools for his ambitions and won't hesitate to discard them if they outlive their usefulness. By the time we first see him, he's on his eighty-third secretary, and the body count only rises from there.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Subverted. He claimed to be waging his war for the sake of a demonic utopia, but towards the end of the game, he admits that this is total bullshit. His true goal, while more sympathetic, is also far more selfish.
  • White Hair, Black Heart: His hair looks like a pile of whipped cream, and he's a violent, insane maniac.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Void Dark strangled Majorita and absorbed her ability to revive the dead.

Majorita

Voiced by: Megumi Han (JP), Cherami Leigh (EN)

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"But you can relax once you're dead. The Corpse Master Overlord, Majorita, will recycle you."

One of Void Dark's loyal generals. As a Necromancer, she kills both allies and enemies alike to reanimate them as obedient zombies.

  • And Then John Was a Zombie: She is killed by Void Dark and then, in an ironic twist, he uses her Overload skill on her to make her fight the rebel army one last time.
  • Anti-Villain: Defied. While Majorita has a Freudian Excuse, mostly serves Void Dark because he promised to create an utopia and displays Even Evil Has Standards, none of these things are enough to make her come off as sympathetic both in the eyes of the Rebel Army and of the players because it doesn't change the fact that she is a horrible person.
  • Arch-Nemesis: Serves as one to Usalia, who she seems to go out of her way to torture as often and cruelly as possible. She also serves as one to Red Magnus to a much lesser extent, due to being responsible for destroying his Netherworld. The disproportionate amount of focus she gets as being Usalia's nemesis relative to Red Magnus' is Lampshaded later on, when Red Magnus complains that everyone is ignoring his own past with her in favor of focusing on Usalia's.
  • Back from the Dead: In the post-game, she returns back to life due to a preemptive spell she put on herself to revive in case she was killed... However, said spell also has the side effect of making her do what she hates the most to stay alive: suck up to Usalia's wishes to make her happy, whether she likes it or not, much to Majorita's bottled-up chagrin.
  • Becoming the Mask: Implied. After getting revived, she makes it clear that she's only attempting to act as Usalia's servant because her resurrection curse made it so that she'll die if she doesn't regularly fulfill her wishes. By the end of the post-game events, she seems to genuinely want to make Usalia happy for her own sake, and is hopeful that she'll eventually be able to forgive her.
  • Berserk Button: She will be less hesitant in recycling you if you compare her to Bloodis. Also see Villainous Breakdown.
  • Bonus Boss: Is fought twice more in the post-game.
  • Catchphrase: "Kill and Recycle".
  • Cordon Bleugh Chef: The curry she prepares for Usalia upon joining the party seems to be completely inedible, with the rest of the group failing to even recognize it as curry. Subverted by the end of the post-game, where she prepares a feast of curry so delicious that she is able to convincingly pass it off as Lieze's in order to get Usalia to eat it.
  • Crazy-Prepared: Played for Laughs. Usalia got tired of Majorita's constant attempts to grant her wishes, so Seraphina suggests her to make her grow tired by doing so many wishes. Usalia then asks Majorita to buy her snacks. It turns out that not only Majorita had already bought snacks, but she bought some with curry flavor, checked that they weren't too spicy and even prepared an adjustable bed for Usalia, since she gets sleepy after eating.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Hinted at by Zeroken hearing a rumor. She's a war orphan, which can explain her general personality and intense fear of dying. Even crazier, the peaceful utopia that Usalia makes Toto Bunny into in the ending is what Majorita may have wanted all along.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Shows this at times.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: Heavily downplayed. After being defeated in the postgame twice, she joins the Rebel Army...but only because the revival spell she put on herself forces her to serve Usalia. No one is happy about this, not even Majorita herself.
  • Defeat Means Playable: Joins the player's unit list after being defeated in the post-game.
  • The Dog Bites Back: After her final match with the rebel army, she begs anyone for help, only Void Dark comes along... and throttles Broken Faith Magia out of her. Realizing he only used her for her power, she goes berserk and tries to kill him in response. The next time she appears on camera is as a zombie, so...
  • The Dragon: A less conventional example than Bloodis, but Void refers to her as his indispensable right-hand-woman at one point. He's lying, though, and wastes no time killing her when she's no longer useful. Unsurprisingly, she has a very large chip on her shoulder when they're reunited in the post-game.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: She's disgusted to learn that Void brainwashed his own father, which is one of several reasons she completely loses respect for him in the post-game despite his redemption.
  • Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: She genuinely has no idea why anybody is ever nice to each other, and completely snaps when Usalia's parents break free from Majorita's control and save Usalia from her attack.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: In the post-game. While Goldion is welcomed with open arms and Void is at least tolerated, everyone in the party sans Liezerota hates Majorita, and the only reason they bother keeping her around is the fact she'll keep following them around anyway to grant Usalia's wishes, much to both girls' mutual chagrin.
  • Hair Decorations: Majorita has two ribbons holding her pigtails in place, with a pair of skulls overtop.
  • Hate Sink: Despite not being the Big Bad, her atrocities are more personal to the heroes. Nothing screams "heartless bitch" like torturing a child's parents for 100 days, killing them off after getting bored of them, and then making their corpses fight said child. Additionally, unlike Void, she never expresses remorse for any of her actions, even after being defeated for the final time in the main story or betrayed by Void Dark, so it's no wonder none of the main cast likes her even after she joins them in the postgame.
  • Irony: Beneath the big, bad "Witch Which Controls Death" is a timid little girl so scared of her own death that she would rather serve Usalia than die.
  • Knight of Cerebus: The comedy stops whenever she appears onscreen prior to the post-game and she far outstrips any previous villains in number of sheer unrepentant Kick the Dog moments.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: At the game's onset, Majorita dominates Toto Bunny and runs a manhunt for Usalia. Not only is Usalia's curse undone, but Majorita curses herself to avoid death, only to wind up involuntarily serving Usalia because of it.
  • Leitmotif: Bitter Sweets, a haunting song that plays during all of the boss fights against her.
  • The Necromancer: She has the ability to revive and enslave the dead. Turns out her power instead runs on Blood Magic.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: The curse she put on Usalia not only is lifted when Usalia gets her resolve, but it's reversed entirely, allowing Usalia to like carrots again, truly like curry, and be in total control of her enraged state.
  • Optional Party Member: In the post-game.
  • Orphan's Ordeal: What Majorita originally was until Void Dark took her in.
  • Purple Is Powerful: Her hair is purple
  • Recurring Boss: She's fought four times over the course of the main story.
  • Revenge: She burns to pay Void back for what he did to her in the main game, but Usalia denies her this wish.
  • Sadist: She particularly enjoys making others do what she wants, which often equates to what they hate or fear most. Promises out of her mouth also tend to be worthless. See Usalia for a good example of both.
  • Sadistic Choice: Her more powerful curses kill their victim unless they do something they really hate. In Usalia's case, she had to choose between eating curry or becoming an uncontrollable beast that would eventually die. However, not even Majorita is immune, as her revival spell forces her to fulfill Usalia's wish or suffer death again.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: As mentioned below, she swears very often and seems the most swear-happy of the antagonists.
  • Slasher Smile: Her in-battle cut-in image has her sport one.
  • Squishy Wizard: Her SP and INT aptitudes top Christo's, but her HP and DEF aptitudes are worse than Zeroken's. Pit her against physical monster units at your own risk.
  • Stripperiffic: Her outfit includes a strip of cloth on her chest, a bared midriff, and a tiny skirt.
  • Token Evil Teammate: When she joins you in the post-game, it's made abundantly clear that Majorita is the same spiteful, cruel person she was while working in the Lost, and unlike Void and Goldion has no desire to atone. She softens considerably by the end of the post-game's story, but she still does not appear to possess any guilt over her crimes and the rest of the team remains wary of her.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: The last few post-game events featuring her suggest that her loyalty to Usalia has become genuine and that she would like for them to eventually become friends. While it's made clear that she has a long way to go before that's possible, Usalia seems to recognize that her efforts are genuine and has begun to hate her slightly less as a result.
  • Troubling Unchild Like Behavior: Sure, she's a demon, but she uses corpses as toys for her amusement. She also swears often; her "attacked" quote is "You piece of shit!"
  • Villainous Breakdown: Majorita enjoys making others suffer, and either does not believe in, or outright rejects, the notions of love and friendship. Seeing Usalia's zombified parents reject her orders and then eat a death ball in her place causes Majorita to completely lose her shit. Christo curing Usalia and Red Magnus in front of Majorita drives her deeper into bloodlust.
  • We Have Reserves: Believes in this just as much as Void Dark. However, she goes one step further by killing and reviving those she deems useless to mold them into more useful zombies.
  • Would Hurt a Child: She nearly succeeded in killing Usalia at the end of Chapter 10 — she was aiming for Red Magnus, but either one worked for her. Her plan was foiled when Christo healed Usalia.

Bloodis

Voiced by: Masami Iwasaki (JP), Jamieson Price (EN)

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"My name is Bloodis. It is a most excellent name that I received from Lord Void Dark."

A silent but powerful demon and one of the strongest generals of Void Dark.

  • Achilles' Heel: One of the few things that keeps him from being outright unbeatable is an old wound underneath his ribs. It was caused by a blow from Killia during training that Goldion chose not to dodge.
  • All Up to You: Refuses to assist the party in fighting the Carnage Overlord due to his belief that they would have no chance of surviving in the Carnage Dimension if they came to rely entirely on his power. He happily joins in the fight against the rest of the Carnage Dimension once the Carnage Overlord is defeated, though.
  • The Atoner: He can't turn a blind eye on his crimes as Bloodis and so decides to help in any way he can. He bonds with his true son over their shared status as this, and believes the best thing their family can do from now on is work to help those who suffered because of their actions.
  • Badass Baritone: In both English and Japanese.
  • Beef Gate: Serves as one in the post-game. He intentionally opposes the party one last time in order to test whether they have what it takes to survive in the Carnage Dimension.
  • Beware the Quiet Ones: Naturally very silent, but he is considered one of Void Dark's most powerful generals for a reason.
  • Black Knight: Has the look, role and position down pat, due to being a Darth Vader Clone.
  • Blood Knight: Can get very excited when facing a Worthy Opponent. This trait is present in both Goldion and Bloodis, suggesting that it is a genuine part of his personality.
  • Bonus Boss: Is fought one last time in the post-game, as an enemy with the "Carnage" label.
  • Brainwashed: The chapters after Zeroken joins you involve curing him of this, but he seems to still be so after that. After Chapter 8, he faked his own reindoctrination so he could better teach Killia and Zeroken to master their power.
  • Came Back Strong: While Majorita and Void also turn out to be alive in the post-game and are hundreds of levels higher than when they were fought in the main story, Goldion stands out in that there's actually a story justification for it: he was rescued by a demon from the Carnage Dimension and then was trained there.
  • Darth Vader Clone: He's a powerful, baritone warrior serving an evil emperor while wearing dark armor that conceals his true identity. He also has a close bond with the protagonist and is redeemed thanks to the hero's efforts.
  • The Dragon: Serves as one towards Void Dark, being so powerful that many believe Bloodis could succeed him.
  • The Dreaded: He's known and feared across the galaxy as Void Dark's right-hand man.
  • Easily Forgiven: Justified, he was Brainwashed for most his actions, so the rest of the heroes had no problem welcoming him back when he was free.
  • Evil Costume Switch: The golden-maned Goldion dons intimidating pitch black face-obscuring armor upon becoming Bloodis. Strangely, he retains the look even after making a full Heel–Face Turn and joining the party.
  • Face–Heel Turn: He was defeated by his own son, Void Dark, and was brainwashed to become Bloodis.
  • Like a Son to Me: Bloodis says this to Killia right before he dies.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Bloodis.
  • Normal Fish in a Tiny Pond: Used to fulfill a similar purpose to the Worf Effect. As Goldion, he was a legendary martial artist who could defeat an Overlord recognized as the most powerful and savage in the galaxy with ease. As Bloodis, he was the feared right hand of Void Dark who could defeat an entire group of Overlords singlehandidly and deflect world-shattering attacks with his bare hands. Upon getting trapped in the Carnage Dimension, however, he found himself to be the single weakest being there by a wide margin, and had to struggle every day as a lowly grunt simply to survive. The fact that the person who could quite convincingly be called the strongest in the universe in the normal game barely qualified as a Mook in the Carnage Dimension shows just how vast of a power difference there is between the two worlds. Further driven home by Goldion's appearance as a boss in the post-game, where, after training as a low-level grunt in the Carnage Dimension for some time, he is easily at least a hundred times stronger than he was during the final encounter with him in the main game.
  • Not Quite Dead: The post-game reveals he was nursed back to health and invited to the Carnage Dimension, where he got MUCH better.
  • Optional Party Member: In the post-game.
  • Power Echoes: His voice has a distinct echo to it. He loses it in the post-game, where he's no longer Void's right-hand man.
  • Recurring Boss: He's fought four times over the course of the main game.
  • Redemption Equals Death: He dies after the last battle against the rebel army, but by then he has taught Killia the strongest move to put a stop to Void Dark.
  • The Reveal: He was Goldion, Void and Lieze's father and Killia's mentor. Also Zeroken's patient and mentor.
  • So Proud of You: He dies to Killia using Macrocosm on him, but does so happy that he successfully trained Killia and confident that he and his allies will defeat Void.
  • Stealth Mentor: After being hit with Avidia Holy Water, he was actually free of Void Dark's mind control but kept playing the part of a minion so he could drive Killia to master the Ultimate Skill.

     Other 

Goldion

The Great Demon Fist, known in the entire Netherworld universe as the Overlord with a Netherworld in his heart.

  • Action Dad: He's the father of twins Void and Liezerota and kicks ass on a regular basis.
  • Authority in Name Only: Unlike most Overlords, he doesn't rule over a Netherworld (Flowerful is just his home) or have vassals (his students are his closest thing). Rather, he rules over the Netherworld in his heart. Regardless, everyone treats his name with the respect and fear of an Overlord.
  • Beast Man: He is a humanoid lion-man in the same vein as King Drake III from Makai Kingdom].
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Goldion is a demon of good moral standing, and even loves his family and apprentices. This is also the man who bitchslapped the ruthless Tyrant Overlord Killidia like a day in the garden.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Delivered a massive one to Killidia, overwhelming him without so much as getting a single blow landed on him in return.
  • Expy: His appearance is reminiscent of Leomon from Digimon. He sadly shares Leomon's luck when it comes to staying alive...for the most part.
  • Noble Demon: He invented a technique that only works if you have a pure heart, which is normally impossible for demons.
  • Our Demons Are Different: He's a lion-man demon.
  • Posthumous Character: Killia believes he died in combat against Void Dark.
  • Rated M for Manly: An enormous, muscular lion man who is such a supremely gifted master of martial arts that he is recognized as an Overlord in his own right despite not ruling over a Netherworld.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: Perpetually shirtless, which nicely shows off his muscles.
  • World's Strongest Man: Despite only being a martial artist and not ruling over a Netherworld, he is still recognized as an Overlord simply due to his overwhelming strength. All Overlord's know of his name and reputation and he was able to defeat Killidia, who was himself recognized as one of the most powerful and terrifying Overlords ever, with relative ease.

Superior

Christo's unnamed superior from Celestia.

  • Benevolent Boss: He genuinely likes Christo despite the latter's attitude towards him and does everything he can to help. When an opportunity becomes available to get Christo back into Celestia, the Superior wastes no time in informing him. When Christo turns down the offer, he's upset but still respects his wishes. Not to say of his actions in the climax, where he calls in a goddamn army of angels to assault Void Dark's base as a reward for Christo's Character Development.
  • Camp Gay: His mannerisms over the phone make him sound like one.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: While he's not nearly as stupid as Christo makes him out to be, he does some weird stuff. For example, he says he has bad news and really bad news: that Celestia will be nuking Void Dark and every Netherworld in his vicinity and that Christo seriously needs to get out of there before it happens and that Christo had a crappy horoscope. Apparently, the latter is worse than the former.
  • The Gadfly: Seems to get a chuckle out of screwing with Christo.
  • Large Ham: Oozes pure Camp in his mannerisms.
  • No Name Given: Unless "Superior" is his actual name, which given this series it could be.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Hears Christo out every time he speaks with him, and does his best to postpone the launching of the universe-vaporizing nuke Celestia is planning on firing when Christo tells him to.
  • The Unseen: He is never seen in person, despite phoning Christo many times in the story.

Seraphina's Father

Seraphina's father and the former Overlord of the Gorgeous Netherworld. A cowardly, paranoid man, he has dedicated an exorbitant amount of money towards the construction of a high-tech shelter to protect himself from the Lost.

  • Abusive Parents: An interesting variant. While he spoils Seraphina rotten and clearly loves her quite a lot, he nonetheless still places his own interests above her own and is willing to place her into an arranged marriage with someone she doesn't love and attempt to convince her to sell her friends out to the Lost in order to protect himself.
  • Awesome, but Impractical: His Rigid Rope Gallows Overload has a small range, but it completely incapacitates anyone caught in it, regardless of their power. It even cancels out other Overloads! The only thing that can stop it once activated is outside interference.
  • Big Damn Heroes: He's one of the characters who swoops in to save the group from the corpses Void Dark were summoning. His daughter is quite proud that he's managed to overcome his cowardliness, even if for one moment.
  • Dirty Coward: Willing to disfigure himself, bankrupt his Netherworld and sell off his daughter for the sake of avoiding having to fight against the Lost. He's suggested to have at least somewhat gotten over this behavior somewhat after observing Seraphina's own Character Development.
  • Doting Parent: Somewhat. While he gave Seraphina everything she wanted growing up, he also has no problem arranging marriages for her that she wants no part in simply for his own gain. He does truly love his daughter; he just loves himself a whole lot more.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: While he's a cowardly scumbag through and through, he does genuinely love his daughter, and is genuinely ashamed of himself when he realizes how thoughtless he had been acting towards her.
  • Greed: Would rather ruin his beloved daughter's life than be poor. Seeing Seraphina overcome these feelings seemingly inspires him to ditch them as well.
  • High-Class Glass: The only thing differentiating him from every other Nether Noble besides his color pallet.
  • Idle Rich: Would much rather prefer having others fight for him than do so himself
  • I Was Quite a Looker: A variant. Apparently he was once a dandy and elegant gentleman, but he modified his appearance in order to make himself look more intimidating and frighten off those who would attempt to overthrow him.
  • Jerkass: Bankrupted his entire Netherworld in order to protect himself, dooming the lives of who-knows-how-many of his demon subjects in the process.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Promised Seraphina's hand in marriage to countless wealthy suitors for the sake of leeching money off of them, with no intention of ever following through with his word with any of them.
  • Non-Action Guy: Never fights against or alongside the party directly, preferring to hide behind his bodyguards and security systems.
  • No Name Given: He's only ever referred to as 'Seraphina's Father'.
  • Ornamental Weapon: Carries around a large two-handed axe with him, as all Nether Nobles do, but never once actually uses it in combat.
  • Palette Swap: He's a recolored Nether Noble with a monocle.
  • Paper Tiger: Has the appearance of a hideous and strong-looking Pig Man, but is actually relatively weak for an Overlord and extremely cowardly. He intentionally invoked this trope on himself, modifying his appearance in order to appear stronger and more threatening than he really was in order to decrease the likelihood of others attempting to challenge him.
  • Pig Man: Has the appearance of a slightly altered member of the Nether Noble class. Subverted in that, according to Seraphina, his true appearance is actually humanoid.
  • Power Nullifier: His Rigid Rope Gallows Overload completely incapacitates everything caught within it, preventing the usage of any techniques up to and including Overloads.
  • Rich in Dollars, Poor in Sense: Tends to act hastily when attempting to save himself from danger, causing him to foolishly authorize a project that bankrupted his entire Netherworld.
  • Riches to Rags: Spent the entirety of his Netherworld's obscenely large wealth on a shelter to protect himself from the Lost, and now desperately scrambles for any extra cash he can get, regardless of what it will cost him to get it.
  • Shapeshifter: Details are vague, but he was somehow able to modify his appearance in order to look more threatening.
  • Vocal Dissonance: Has the voice of a soft-spoken gentleman but the appearance of a disgusting Pig Man. Justified in that his current appearance is not his true form, which is apparently much more fitting for his voice.
  • Weak, but Skilled: Suggested to be fairly weak by the standards of an Overlord, but is quite good at using his Overload to trap his enemies and strategically win battles.

     Liezerota — MAJOR SPOILERS 

Liezerota

Voiced by: Aimi Terakawa (JP), Stephanie Sheh (EN)

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"Oh, Killia, do you know the name of this flower?"

A mysterious girl who projects a calm vibe. She and Killia seem to have some sort of history between each other.

  • Animal Motifs: Just like her father, she's modelled after a lion, but only her tail points that out.
  • Back from the Dead: Void's goal was to gather the right Overload and enough energy from the various Netherworlds to bring his sister back to life. In the end, though Void himself was stopped, he did succeed in reviving her.
  • Dark Reprise: LieZe Rock, a darker, hot-blooded remix of Lieze Love.
  • Demonic Possession: Apparently, Void Dark's power-infused malice was given form and possessed her in a last-ditch attempt for both siblings to be together.
  • Earth-Shattering Kaboom: Exaggerated. During her special, she not only destroys the planet, but the entire galaxy.
  • Fighting from the Inside: As shown in her voice clips in the final battle and the cutscenes before and after that, when she's possessed by Void Dark's malice, she tries her darnedest to stop it, to no avail.
  • Final Boss: Lieze is the last opponent of the game, though influenced by Void Dark's malice.
  • Flower Motif: She shares her name with the Liezerota flower, which is grown only in her home-netherwold, Flowerful.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Lieze is one of the nicest characters in the game, blonde or otherwise. Killia explicitly states that he learned compassion and mercy from her.
  • Humanoid Female Animal: While she's a lion-person like her father, she simply looks like a human with a tail, whereas he is much more lion-like in appearance.
  • I Cannot Self-Terminate: After the merge with Void Dark's malice, she got a full view of all the atrocities Void Dark committed in her name, and she begs Killia to kill her once more. In one Non-Standard Game Over, however, she does use the last of her power to self-terminate, saving Killia but dying again in the process.
  • Impossible Hourglass Figure: Large chest and hips, tiny waist.
  • Leitmotif: Lieze Love.
  • Little Bit Beastly: Has a tail that looks like a lion's.
  • The Lost Lenore: Initially, as her death weighs upon Killia and Void immensely. The former was plagued by his innder demons ever since, and the latter started his mad quest for enough power to bring her Back from the Dead. Subverted by the game's finale, where she does indeed come back to life.
  • Morality Pet: Served as one to Killia and her brother Void Dark. She's the person who got Killia to change from Blood Knight to Noble Demon and is pretty much the only one who can keep Void in line.
  • Muggle: She lacks the power and ability of her father and brother.
  • Nice Girl: Impossibly delightful to pretty much everybody, even Majorita (the resident psycho) and her brother Void (who killed her, albeit accidentally).
  • No Badass to His Valet: Despite being a noncombatant and lacking the physical power that Killia, Void, and Goldion possess, Lieze is strong-willed and able to talk back to them without fear of reprisal.
  • Not Quite Dead: Played with. She was quite dead indeed, but after Void was defeated, he revealed that he had kept Liezerota's body safe, and was in the middle of conducting a ceremony to bring her back to life. Sure enough, when Killia went in to check, she had recovered enough energy to be brought back to life.
  • Posthumous Character: Her demise is what causes Killia to seek and defeat Void Dark for revenge, and causes Void to go evil in the first place. Subverted post-game when she gets revived.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: Her and her brother Void's attitudes could not be more different.
  • Stripperific: When she gets taken over by Void Dark's power-infused malice. Simply put, the normally modest Lieze gets hit with an outfit that screams Absolute Cleavage.
  • Supreme Chef: She taught Killia everything he knows about cooking, and her skills are said to surpass even his.
  • Taking the Bullet: Liezerota threw herself in front of Killia, when Void Dark was about to deliver the killing blow onto Killia in a flashback.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: Her death makes Killia try to kill Void Dark, but also, Void Dark felt so guilty about what he did that he used Killia's Overload skill to freeze time around her to preserve her body, and started his mad quest to raise the biggest army of the demon universe and steal malicious energy from all the Netherworlds just to bring her back to life.
  • Walking Spoiler: Almost everything regarding Lieze from her connection to Void Dark and Bloodis/Goldion to her resurrection is a huge spoiler.
  • Yamato Nadeshiko: She cooks, cleans, and has a normal, sweet demeanor.

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