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    Nagao Kagetora (Uesugi Kenshin) 
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The Dragon of Echigo
Final Ascension 
Rarity: SR (4*)
ID: No.252
Spiritron Dress ID: No.21note 
Alignment: Lawful Good
Attribute: Man
Origin: Japan (16th century)
First Appearance: KOHA-ACE (as "Lancer of Eight Flowers")
Illustrated by: Takashi Takeuchi
Voiced by: Nana Mizuki

"I am the avatar of Eight-Bladed Bishamonten, Nagao Kagetora! O weak yet strong one, the great deed you undertake is worthy of nothing less than the devotion of my complete existence. ——Once again, I shall be in your care!"

One of the most famous daimyos in the Sengoku Period, Nagao Kagetora was known as a battle genius, winning battles at the tender age of 15 to 16, and after being adopted to the Uesugi clan, would bear the name she would be known as the most; Uesugi Kenshin. Her rivalry with Takeda Shingen reached the state of legends, and she was one of the few daimyos to send Nobunaga packing during the battle at Tedorigawa, and would have halted her conquest completely had it not been for her untimely death. A devout Buddhist said to be an avatar of Bishamonten, she earned many titles, most famous being either the "Dragon of Echigo" or "God of War". Additionally her gender remained a mysterious legend in history, thanks to never marrying or bearing a child; therefore she appears as a woman in this verse.

She made her first appearance in KOHA-ACE as Lancer of Eight Flowers, Yumizuka Satsuki's Servant during the Imperial City Holy Grail War Strange Story Memoirs. In Grand Order, she was possessing Altria Pendragon as her host during "GUDAGUDA Honnouji" and later made her official debut as the free event Servant in "GUDAGUDA Final Honnouji".


  • Actor Allusion: Her color scheme is very reminiscent of post-Heel–Face Turn Fate Testarossa Harlaown's, and her voice is very close to Levi's, both characters being voiced by Nana Mizuki. The former is her Star-Making Role while the latter is a clone of the other character who herself is a clone of somebody else, which is oddly Not So Different from the Saberfaces.
  • Adorkable:
    • She constantly puts on airs of being more serious and wise than she actually is, calling being besieged "boring" before correcting herself and saying that it isn't the wisest strategy.
    • One of her NP card lines has her chanting Bishamonten's mantra, only to stutter midway.
      Kagetora: Om Vaiśr— Uh... umm umm ...Svāhā, here I come!
  • Ambiguous Disorder: She does not understand humans and does not understand human emotion. The primal chaos behind her eyes led the Japanese to associate her with the god Bishamonten. Nevertheless, she was told from a young age by her sister that she must always help humanity with a smile. So she does just that to the horrifying letter.
  • Badass Boast: She claims that she'll cut down Demon Lord Nobunaga, who fears neither Gods nor Buddhas, no matter how powerful she becomes.note 
    Nagao: Demon Lord Nobunaga... a destroyer without fear of Gods or Buddhas would be an apt description for you. Rest assured, for however powerful you become, I will be there to vanquish you.
  • Blood Knight: She heavily prefers being on the offensive, calling being besieged "boring". She can't wait to cross swords with other Servants.
  • Born in the Saddle: Loves her horse and is interested in other Servants with horses. She's somewhat dubious about not being a Rider, but as long as she gets to keep her horse it's okay.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: She made her first appearance as "Uesugi Altria" in "GUDAGUDA Honnouji", possessing Altria Pendragon, which mixed both of their personalities and turned them into a weirdo. It foreshadowed Uesugi as a gender-bent Servant.
  • Cool Horse: She's the third Lancer to actually have a horse. Her horse, Houshutsukige, is even equipped with a blade on its head, but she only rides her horse during her Noble Phantasm.
  • Crippling Overspecialization: She became a melee master because she sucks at aiming any kind of ranged weapon, telling the protagonist to go fire a gun for her instead. Even after telling this to the protagonist's face, she seems shocked when they bring it up to her.
  • Dissonant Serenity: She is always smiling, even when faced with danger. This is particularly noticeable when faced with Nobu and Nagayoshi, as she cheerily threatens to cut them down if their heads get too big.
  • Dual Wielding: Her idle pose has a spear in her right hand and a katana in her left. But when she starts attacking she'll take it a step further and rapidly swap between any of her multiple weapons, sometimes mid-attack, which she can masterfully dual-wield regardless of their combination. Her Extra Attack has her attacking with all eight of them at once.
  • Field of Blades: For her Extra Attack, she brings all of her weapons down around her opponent so she can Blade Spam with all of them. She also stands in one in her final ascension art.
  • Flash Step: Kagetora is so fast that she can appear in front of the enemy in an instant.
  • Foil: To Oda Nobunaga in some ways.
    • Despite being both feared warlords during their time, Kagetora sticks to traditional warfare, while Nobu is more innovative (e.g. introducing firearms for warfare in Japan).
    • Nobu is less of a warrior and more of a commander, so she prefers fighting from a distance, while Kagetora being a Warrior Monk takes an in-your-face approach to beating people, since she admits she's a graduate of the Imperial Stormtrooper Marksmanship Academy.
    • Nobunaga claims she fears no gods and will take them down, while Kagetora claims to be the god that will show fear to Nobu and smite her down.
    • Personality-wise, Nobu being a Large Ham can and will express what she feels, unlike Kagetora who doesn't know when to not smile.
  • Gender Flip: She's a gender-flipped version of Uesugi Kenshin. This is, however, not the first time Uesugi has been portrayed as a woman, and there's some scholarly speculation that the real one may have actually been a Sweet Polly Oliver. This gender issue was addressed by Nobunaga in "GUDAGUDA Honnouji".
  • Genki Girl: She enjoys battles and laughs often. Her victory and My Room lines are mostly ridiculously long to show how talkative she is.
  • A God Am I: When people started to call her an avatar of Bishamonten, she considered it to be logical because of how powerful she is thus making her think that she is Bishamonten.
  • Hard-Drinking Party Girl: When asked about her likes, she immediately says wine and more wine, declaring Echigo's to be the best in the world before going on about how she wants to try a "Pint" for the first time. When an event is going, she immediately rushes off to down three cups of wine. It's telling that she died of esophageal cancer in life after all this drinking. She also takes a cup of sake when casting a skill in battle.
  • In the Hood: Her Spiritron Dress has her wearing her hood up.
  • Lady of War: A battle genius who earned her reputation as the "God of War" throughout her career. Her attacks are graceful and powerful. Her skillset is also well-balanced, having a reliable dodge, a powerful Charisma-style team buff, and an arts and crit-absorption buff to put out damage herself.
  • Life Will Kill You: In life, she wasn't killed in battle but by esophageal cancer, which left a power vacuum in Japan that allowed Nobu's influence to expand.
  • Multicolored Hair: She has white hair with three short black streaks. The inner part of her hair is also black. This trope in combination with her Rapunzel Hair gives out the illusion of Kagetora wearing a cape.
  • Multi-Melee Master: She has mastered eight different weapons and uses all of them during combat, switching between them in an instant. The reason why she became one is because she found it a pain to have to think about what weapon she wants to bring to battle.
  • Nice Shoes: Similar to Okita and Lakshmi Bai, Kagetora wears sandal boots.
  • Perpetual Smiler: Her expression sheet has zero expressions where she isn't smiling in some way, be it a gentle smile, a mocking smirk or "borderline if not outright psychotic" smile.
  • Psychotic Smirk: Flashes these while dropping unsubtle threats of violence towards Nobu's group and the protagonist.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Her hair is long enough to reach beyond her knees.
  • Red Baron: The "Dragon of Echigo" and "God of War".
  • Reused Character Design: Despite her similarity to Altria, she does not have the Altriaface trait.
  • Self-Deprecation: Should you have Iskandar and Lancer Altria, Nagao will bring up how fine Altria's horse is and immediately brings up how she must be an amazing Rider, only to be corrected when told that Altria is a Lancer. She tries to use the same logic for Iskandar, only to be corrected that he's a Rider. She immediately mutters about how Servant classing doesn't make sense anymore.
  • Semi-Divine: She has C-rank Divinity due to her association with the war god Bishamonten.
  • Sociopathic Hero: She was born with a lack of empathy and an inability to understand human norms, instead having her mentality focused around her natural strength. Her sister Aya told her to study human virtues so that she could at least pretend to be a normal person, but all she can do is constantly smile to mask her inhuman nature. For example, she outright mocks how all that the Protagonist can do is rely on others to do anything while also wanting to help everyone, only to agree on helping them when Nagayoshi calls her out on talking crap about his Master. She eventually does learn about the Protagonist's strengths later.
  • Spam Attack: Her attacks are mostly in rapid succession. Her multiple hit Arts NP also allows her to spam it especially when she has Arts buffs.
  • Stepford Smiler: She doesn't really understand how to mask her true nature, so her perpetual smile only ends up highlighting the fact there's something off about her regardless of what's happening. This inability to comprehend human emotions lead to her being alienated by those closest to her, which secretly hurt her, but since she couldn't understand any solution and continued to smile, she thoughtlessly dedicated herself as a warrior. People's fear of her turned into fanaticism, forcing on her the way of life of gods and Buddhas during her training. The only times she ever feels slightly human are when people are fighting and dying with her in combat, but even still she does not understand the true meaning or worth of such actions, so all she does is smile.
  • Walking Armory: She wields eight unique weapons of different shapes, including swords, spears and even a small knife, which she uses simultaneously in her Extra Attack and during her Noble Phantasm.
  • Warrior Monk: She is a devout Buddhist, and a very skilled warrior. Her hooded appearance gives her a more monk-like aesthetic.

    Nezha 
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Marshal of the Central Altar
Second Ascension 
Third Ascension 
Final Ascension 
Traveling Outfit 
April Fool's 
Rarity: SR (4*)
ID: No. 193
Alignment: Neutral Good
Attribute: Sky
Origin: China (Chinese Mythology)
First Appearance: Fate/Grand Order
Illustrated by: Takao Aotsuki
Voiced by: Yui Ogura

"Servant, Lancer, Nezha. ...That's it."

Nezha is a protection deity in Chinese folk religion. Her official Taoist name is "Marshal of the Central Altar". She was given the title "Third Lotus Princess" after she became a deity. In Journey to the West, Nezha was a general under her father, "Pagoda-wielding Heavenly King" Li Jing. She fought the Monkey King, Sun Wukong, when the latter rebelled against the Jade Emperor. They became friends later. Nezha also helped the four protagonists defeat powerful demons.

Debuting as an NPC in "Sanzang's Journey to the West", she appears in Salem as an ally. She is one of the main allies for Lostbelt #3: SIN.


  • Ahoge: One big enough to make any Altria jealous. Notably, she isn't stupid, per se, but she does tend to stumble into trouble, like she does in Salem with the sailors, for example.
  • Ambiguous Gender Identity: Mostly played for laughs. Her current... unique situation doesn't bother her too much unless directly adressed, at which point she gets really, really confused trying to figure out the answer. It's also a bit of a problem for stuff like gendered hot springs. (For the record, unlike other cases like D'Eon or Astolfo, Nezha is considered fully female by the game.)
  • Art Evolution: Her appearance in the "Sanzang's Journey to the West" event is an interesting case. Her appearance in that event was a hybrid of what are now her second and third ascensions - it had the overall design of the second (her side-tails remained short, she had the simpler bracelets, and her tunic was one-piece and lacked the cutout seen in the published third ascension art) but it had the flame-like autumn leaf patterning that is exclusive to her third ascension as a playable character.
  • Bare Your Midriff: By her third Ascension. It gets even bigger in her final Ascension art.
  • Blade on a Stick: She wields a spear in her full artwork, which is what qualifies her for Lancer.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: Before she was compelled to kill herself, she was known as an arrogant and violent child. So much so that if she was summoned as a Servant before her resurrection, she would be summoned as a Berserker.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: She appeared in the event "Sanzang's Journey to the West" with very elaborate story sprites that made people suspicious (in an event where a lot of the other Journey to the West characters were being played by stand-ins among the existing cast), but she wasn't formally playable at the time.
  • Gender Bender: She was born male, but when she died and was brought back by her mentor and Buddha she came back female because neither seemingly noticed or cared that Nezha had been male before.
  • I Hate Past Me: She states her dislike is her "stupid self" and her wish to the Grail would be to go to back to the past and beat herself up.
  • The McCoy: Of the Salem crew, always offering painfully honest suggestions to a party trying to be as stealthy and inconspicuous as possible, to Robin's recurring consternation. On the other hand, she quickly proves herself to be excellent at taking care of Abigail, and the few times where her straightforward approach is actually required.
  • Playing with Fire: Two of her weapons include the Fire-Tipped Spear, a spear with a flame-shaped blade, and the Wind Fire Wheels, pair of wheels made out of fire which she can use to fly with.
  • Power Makes Your Hair Grow: Her pigtails go from framing the sides of her head down to her waist by her third Ascension.
  • Remember the New Guy?: Her debut in the main story is given little fanfare as the characters briefly mention that she was summoned by Chaldea sometime between the events of Shimosa and Salem hence all the Servants and the protagonist already being familiar with her.
  • Ridiculously Human Robots: Inverted, like Brynhild, Nezha acts incredibly stoic as a deity and in a material book, Babbage refers to her as an automaton.
  • Rings of Death: One of her treasures include Universal Rings, which she uses as projectiles.
  • Robo Speak: She can sound like this, with how stilted her speech is. However, the proper gimmick to her speech is that she's speaking in poetic meter. It still makes her sound remarkably stilted, however.
  • She's Got Legs: Her artwork puts emphasis on her long and toned legs.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Wukong. They always fight whenever they see each other, but she often helps Wukong's party throughout their journey.

    Parvati 
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Mother Goddess
Second Ascension 
Third Ascension 
Final Ascension 
School Uniform 
April Fool's 
Rarity: SR (4*)
ID: No. 183
Spiritron Dress ID: No. 4note 
Alignment: Lawful Good
Attribute: Sky
Origin: Parvati: India (Hindu Mythology), Sakura: Japan (Original Creation)
First appearance: Fate/stay night (as "Matou Sakura")
Illustrated by: Takao Aotsuki
Voiced by: Noriko Shitaya

"Hello, Master of Chaldea. I am known as the goddess Parvati. On this occasion, I’ve manifested by borrowing the body of a pure young girl. I’m inexperienced with this situation as well so, will you grow together with me?"

The Hindu goddess of fertility, love, and devotion and spouse of Shiva, god of destruction and creation. She manifests as a Servant by possessing a girl whose wavelength matched hers, Matou Sakura, the Master of Medusa in a Holy Grail War from another timeline.

She debuted in the game to celebrate the premiere of Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel I. Presage Flower. She appeared in Tokugawa's World-Changing Labyrinth - Ooku event as one of the protagonist's two companions, where she also hosts the soul of Kasuga no Tsubone.


  • Bare Your Midriff: Her outfit does this in her initial appearance, but later ascensions give her outfits that cover her midriff.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Implied Trope. If you have both Parvati and Ganesha, Parvati's son (currently in a female host), Ganesha outright says that Parvati has no delicacy and is "an ill-natured person who thinks she can just force her way through everything with just the smile on her face, because we're family...", shortly before realizing what she's said and claiming someone is calling her.
  • Charm Person: Her Noble Phantasm has a chance of inflicting charm on enemies, which makes sense considering what she's the goddess of.
  • Exotic Eye Designs: She has literal stars in her eyes. Interestingly enough, while like Sakura she doesn't appear to have pupils most of the time, they do show up when she's startled.
  • Grand Theft Me: She hijacked Sakura's body to become a Pseudo-Servant. It's noted in her profile that Parvati was selective with host influence, taking in only Sakura's "good" aspects.
  • Improbable Weapon User: Instead of being a three-pronged spear, Trishula Shakti manifested here as a tuning fork. Its uses include an acoustic resonator, an electric prod, a lighting rod, and being propelled like a railgun.
  • Kimono Is Traditional: During the Tokugawa Labyrinth event, she wears a kimono whenever Kasuga no Tsubone switches in and takes over her vessel.
  • Lighter and Softer: It's noted that Parvati only took the "good" aspects of Sakura in her hijacking. This means she has Sakura's loving nature without the dark grudges that Sakura has. This, however, causes "Dark Sakura" to be split off and vacant for Kama to inhabit.
  • Marriage to a God: Her fusion is this symbolically, but also Parvati is married to Shiva as mentioned.
  • Mythology Gag: Sakura's Homurahara High School uniform is her alternate costume.
  • The Power of Love: This is how one of her skills, "Ashes of Kama", is so powerful. Despite being a goddess not too suited to combat, she uses her divinity for fighting should her loved ones need her help, and she can rival the power of Kali. In-game this translates to a skill that has three powerful buffs (plus a debuff resistance boost) for one turn.
  • Purple Is Powerful: She has purple hair and eyes, and she's an actual goddess.
  • Sharing a Body: She is Sakura hosting the goddess Parvati. During the Tokugawa Labyrinth event, she takes in the soul of the dying Kasuga no Tsubone, in which she routinely switches between Parvati and Kasuga depending on who is talking.
  • She's Got Legs: Her second Ascension form shows a lot of her legs. Subverted in her final Ascension artwork where she oddly wears stockings.
  • Shock and Awe: Courtesy of the Trishula Shakti she borrowed from Shiva, as she's not really known for her legendary weapons, being a kind and motherly goddess aspect.
  • Squishy Wizard: She's not a goddess of war, and her durability and strength are ranked C and D respectively. But she has B ranked Mana and an EX ranked Noble Phantasm.
  • Starter Mon: As of July 3rd, 2019note , Parvati has now become one of the 14 4* Starter Servants in addition to Mash. She joins Elisabeth as one of the two 4* Lancers among the 14.
  • Stone Wall: Prior to Valkyrie's release, she boasted the highest HP out of all 4* Lancers, but also suffers from having low ATK like them.
  • True Blue Femininity: Her dress is a deep blue, and her domains include fertility, love and devotion. Hard to get more feminine than that.
  • Unexpected Character: Another in-universe example. While players had some idea she'd be coming for a while thanks to a basic entry for her being datamined, a number of the Servants of Chaldea - namely, the folks from Fuyuki - are absolutely stunned to see Sakura hosting Parvati. Jaguarman (Taiga) and Illya are shocked, and Medusa is actually furious; she knows there are risks involved in a pseudo-Servant joining and she is not happy that Parvati would risk Sakura in this way.
  • Weak, but Skilled: Parvati only has an 8127 Attack score, which until the introduction of Valkyrie was the lowest attack of all SR Lancers, and barely higher than the highest of R Lancers. She's also an AOE servant without NP upgrade which is generally problematic due to the lower modifier on AOE damage. And that's just about where her downside ends. Parvati carries relatively high numbers on her cardset allowing her to spam her NP and produce decent amount of stars. Her first skill is absolutely ridiculous, giving her both Quick buff and an NP gain buff for 3 turns at a competitive value each, with 5 turn cooldown. Her second skill is a particularly overloaded Mana Burst variations boosting ATK by 50%, on top of defense, star drop rate, and debuff resists while still retaining 5 turn cooldown. To top this off, Trishula Shakti is one of the most loaded Noble Phantasms in the game, being an AOE with high refill, charm against any kind of enemy, and a +10 refill for the party's NP gauge. Even her 3rd skill, commonly considered underwhelming, is pretty decent, allowing her to use some of her gauge to charge a party member's NP gauge, and a sizable heal. After the introduction of Scathatch-Skadi, Parvati is commonly considered one of the best Quick servants in the entire game, capable of spamming NP, supporting the team, and locking down all at once. Its often said that the only reason she isn't flat out the best is the limitation of her SR rarity and low attack stats.

    Qin Liangyu 
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General of the Ming Dynasty
Second Ascension 
Third Ascension 
Final Ascension 
April Fool's 
Rarity: SR (4*)
ID: No. 228
Alignment: Lawful Good
Attribute: Man
Origin: China (16th Century)
First appearance: Fate/Grand Order
Illustrated by: Shimadoriru
Voiced by: Noriko Shitaya

"Servant, Lancer. My name is Qin Liangyu. Master, please take care of me from now on!"

The one who left behind her name as the only "female general" in one of these historical works, the "History of Ming", was Qin Liangyu. Originally, Qin Liangyu, who came from a minority group, married a man called Ma Qiancheng who governed the region of Zhongzhou, and together they took part in a campaign to suppress a revolt. After that, succeeding her husband who was imprisoned due to a civil suit and died in prison, as a general, she drove away bandits on multiple occasions. The subordinates led by her, known as the White Cavalry, held spears made of fraxinus and were feared far and wide. She made her debut in Lostbelt #3: SIN.


  • Accidental Pun: A subtle Japanese one. One of her NP card select lines has "I will do it" which translates from Japanese "Yarimasu yo". "Yari" can mean "spear". The funny part is she realizes it halfway of the line.
    Liangyu: I will do it!! Eh? Ah! That's not it, that's not it!!.. Ah.. geez...
  • Anime Chinese Girl: She has the classic, stereotypical "Chun-Li"-look.
  • Asskicking Pose: She mostly end her attacks with a spearfighting stance.
  • Critical Hit Class: She has a very similar gimmick with Hozoin Inshun of having a non-damaging Noble Phantasm that grants the user a variety of buffs where a majority of their damage comes from critical hits. While Hozoin's kit is more Quick focused, her kit is instead more Arts focused. Her Noble Phantasm grants her buffs she can inflict defense down from her normal attacks and can remove buffs whenever her attacks critical hits. Two of her skills buff her critical damage, with her first skill increasing her own Arts and Quick card performance (meaning better NP Gain and Star Drop Rate respectfully) in addition to increasing her critical damage, while her second skill grants her Star Gather Rate. This means if she manages to get an Arts chain with her own Noble Phantasm with her own Arts cards inflicting critical hits, she can deal a massive amount of damage while fully charging her own Noble Phantasm gauge at the same time should her Arts cards deal critical damage, allowing her to use her Noble Phantasm again in the next turn. And having the typical Arts Lancer kit (QQAAB), it is very easy to spam her Noble Phantasm back to back while she's capable of generating Critical Stars herself.
  • Declaration of Protection: Upon reaching Bond Rank 5, she states that her Master's smile has become one of the things she likes and she will offer her life to protect it.
  • Empowered Badass Normal: The enemy Liangyu who appears in SIN is still living, yet capable of fighting Heroic Spirits thanks to enhancements she received from Qin Shi Huang. In-game, she has Human trait that playable Servants including her version lacked. When she is killed, she doesn't Disappears into Light, one last sign that she is still living.
  • Even the Girls Want Her: She is the fourth note  female Servant with "Brynhild's Beloved" trait. She is also the first one among them who doesn't have Gender Flip origins.
  • Fashionable Asymmetry: Wears a pauldron on her left shoulder, but not her right, from her third ascension up.
  • Human Popsicle: The one who appears in the SIN Lostbelt is the living Qin Liangyu who has been recently awakened from cryo-sleep. She and other warriors were put to cryo-sleep by Emperor Qin when the Lostbelt reached the point there were no wars and automata could stop most conflicts, making them unnecessary for a long time.
  • Lady of War: She is one of the most notable female warriors in the history of China. She also took a liking to a fellow Far Eastern Lady of War Tomoe Gozen due to their similarities.
  • Lightning Bruiser: She has a very high HP for a 4* Lancer, is incredibly tanky thanks to her variety of defensive buffs (such as Guts, debuff resistance, and buff removal resistance), and can dish out a lot of critical hits in spite of her lower than average ATK for a 4* Lancer.
  • Odango Hair: She wears her hair in the classic ox-horn twin buns.
  • Self-Applied Nickname: Once her bond reaches a certain point, she prefers to be called as "Lian".
  • Sensual Spandex: Despite wearing a full bodysuit her outfit still manages to be revealing since it wraps around all of her curves.

    Romulus 
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The Crimson Founding Deity of Rome
Second Ascension 
Third Ascension 
Final Ascension 
Formal Outfit 
April Fool's 
Rarity: R (3*)
ID: No. 22
Alignment: Chaotic Neutral
Attribute: Star
Origin: Rome (7th Century BC)
First appearance: Fate/Grand Order
Background development: Hikaru Sakurai
Illustrated by: Hirokazu Koyama
Voiced by: Ryotaro Okiayu

"...I am Rome!"

The legendary founder of Rome, said to be the son of Mars/Ares, god of war, and Silvia, a mortal princess, and raised among wolves. Gifted with superhuman prowess since birth, he embodied himself in the city (and empire) he built, and is the patron god of all the successive rulers of Rome.

He appears as one of the main antagonists in Septem.


  • Ascend to a Higher Plane of Existence: How his reign and life ended ala Heracles. Although unlike Heracles, he wasn't all too willing when it was happening nor did he want it to occur.
  • Awesomeness Is a Force: As the divine ancestor of all Roman Emperors, he has a certain grip on them that makes them grovel to him. When Nero first gazes at him, she - whose ego was quite infamous, was cowed by the sheer imposing aura he's always exuding.
  • The Berserker: Being the son of a war god afflicted him and his brother with superb physical abilities and truly frightening tempers.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: He is really silly in mannerisms, and thinks posing like he's doing the YMCA song is an effective fighting stance, yet he's easily the most powerful Roman servant (of which quite a few strong ones exist), possessing exceptional stats, skills and a strong Noble Phantasm. He also is one of the rare Star attribute Servants. In FGO gameplay, though, he's pretty middle of the road. The developers admitted that he should have been at least an SR Servant.
  • BFS: Wields a primitive-looking pole-arm taller than, and almost half as wide at the blade as he is, and it only grows bigger with every Ascension.
  • Chrome Champion: Downplayed, but his skin in his stage 1 and 2 is a noticeably bronze colour, and not the in "bronzed tan" manner either. Stage 3 and 4? His skin is gold, and even the same shade as his jewelry.
  • Cool Crown: Might also be a helmet.
  • Conditional Powers: He possess a skill that can grant divine blessings onto any who he recognises as his children, which is usually Roman Emperors but not necessarily them only.
  • Dark-Skinned Redhead: Zig-zagged. His Bond 10 Craft Essence reveals the two small red braids coming down from his temples are actually attached to the helmet. His Formal Craft also has him wearing a hat, so its difficult to tell if he's redheaded, or even if he has hair.
  • Foil: Interestingly, later material seems to push him as one to Lancer Altria. Both are leaders of humanity's greatest kingdoms, who achieved divinity, but have radically different views on it: Altria detached herself from her people to better lead them from above, while Romulus intentionally suppresses his own godhood out of his pride and love for humanity. Rhongomyniad and Magna Voluisse Magnum are also stated as equals and opposite numbers, the spear of the end and the spear of the beginning, the light of destruction coming down from the heavens and the ever growing tree sprouting from the earth.
  • Founder of the Kingdom: Founded Rome, and he is definitely reminding you of it
    (said if you maxed out his bond) "I see. You too, are Roma."
  • Green Thumb: By virtue of his Noble Phantasm, Magna Voluisse Magnum: Everything Leads To My Spear, which causes a massive tree to grow from his planted spear, striking the foe as it grows into a great tree, symbolizing Rome.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Their war god blood that won them many victories over their foes ultimately drove Romulus and Remus to try and murder each other over an extremely petty dispute.
  • I Am the Noun: He is so fond of Rome that he doesn't refer himself with his name and "I" or any first-person pronoun, but with "Rome".
    Romulus: Rome is Rome. (I am Rome)
  • Large and in Charge: The founder of Rome, and the tallest Roman Servant at 6'2 (190cm). Oddly, despite his height being relatively normal, his in-game sprite makes him near the same height as the utter giants like Asterios of Heracles.
  • Large Ham: Constantly shouts his love for Rome.
  • Lightning Bruiser: At least as far as his stats are concerned, with everything except his Mana being B-ranked or higher. And his Imperial Privilege ensures he can be good at anything if he wants to (especially when you remember that Nero's migraines and short attention span were given as the reason her IP-granted skills are temporary, meaning that he might not have that limitation). In Lancer Artoria's Interlude, she fights him with all she has and can't make him give even an inch.
  • My Greatest Failure: He never lives down that he killed his twin brother Remus in their argument and the entire foundation of his city was built on fratricide. His second Noble Phantasm, Moles Necessrie, is the wall that surrounds his beloved Rome of which materialization is fast and deadly enough to behead any unlucky shmuck that gets in Romulus' way, just like how Remus did.
  • Never Bareheaded: His normal card, the Legion of Pioneers and Heroic Spirit Formal Dress Craft essence artworks all have him with something on his head. Either his Cool Crown in the former two, or a Nice Hat in the last one.
  • No True Scotsman: He doesn't consider the protagonist "Rome" at first and he's one of the harder characters to bond with. Once you win his respect, he outright snarls that you are in fact "Rome."
  • Orcus on His Throne: Despite being the Arc Villain of Septem who's been ordered to conquer the Roman Empire, he really doesn't have that much desire to do so and thus stays in his palace for a majority of the chapter.
  • Patriotic Fervor: Did his constant screaming of "ROMAAAAAAAAA!" hint at it?
    "For ROMA!"
    (dying) "Ro... ma..."
  • Power Incontinence: He went from being a demigod to a full-fledged one when his body finally gave out from using Imperial Privilege to suppress his divinity for so long. The result? Him dying in a violent explosion.
  • Raised by Wolves: Literally. He and his brother Remus were raised by a she-wolf.
  • Rated M for Manly: Ripped, Large Ham, and running around in essentially a speedo?
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: A sign of his divinity.
  • Semi-Divine: He's the son of Mars and should have a high rank in Divinity, but he uses his Imperial Privilege skill to seal it away.
  • Stripperiffic: A rare male example.
  • Superpower Lottery: His Imperial Privilege skill lets him gain almost any ability he wishes and unlike Nero, it isn't hampered by migraines.
  • Third-Person Person: He refers to himself as Rome during Chapter 2.
  • Verbal Tic: "Roma!" It even persists in his profile.
  • Zettai Ryouiki: A rare male version, coupled with what is basically a speedo.
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    Scáthach 
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The Witch of Dun Scaith
Second Ascension 
Third Ascension 
Final Ascension 
Formal Outfit 
Traveling Outfit 
April Fool's 
Rarity: SSR (5*)
ID: No. 70
Alignment: Neutral Good
Attribute: Star
Origin: Irelandnote  (Celtic Mythology, Ulster Cycle)
First appearance: Fate/Grand Order
Background development: Hikaru Sakurai & Kinoko Nasu
Illustrated by: Hirokazu Koyama
Voiced by: Mamiko Noto

"I came from the Land of Shadow. My name is Scáthach. I guess I should call you, Master?"

Warrior-queen of the "Land of Shadows", known for her spearmanship, rune magecraft, and the ability to control the gate to her realm of ghosts. Throughout her life, she was a capable teacher who raised many warriors and mages, including the Hound of Ulster. Because she entered the divine realms with a human body, she was cursed with immortality.

As she cannot die, she is not a proper Heroic Spirit, but the real Scáthach, at least until the Land of Shadows was incinerated with the rest of human history by Solomon. She first appears in her own trial quest as part of her gacha promotion and then appears as an ally in E Pluribus Unum.


  • 10-Minute Retirement: Scáthach insists that she's retired from teaching and fighting, usually about thirty seconds before she excitedly jumps into a fight anyways.
  • The Ace: She's the one who taught Cú Chulainn everything he knows.
  • Admiring the Abomination: After defeating Flauros in her trial quest, she admires its beauty for a little bit and mentions that she wouldn't mind using it as a pillar for her castle in the Land of Shadows.
  • All Amazons Want Hercules: When Fergus asks if she's put her hands on Mash and the protagonist in her trial quest, she responds back that, unlike him, she only accepts strong warriors into her bedchamber.
  • The Aloner: Her trial quest heavily implies that the area they're wandering in is what remains of Earth and the afterlife after Solomon burned it and because of her immortality, she's the only one there.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: It's easy to read Scáthach as having depression, given her perpetual boredom, her flat tone of voice, and her many attempts to risk her life just to find a battle that will excite her.
  • Ascended Extra: She was first mentioned by Cu Chulainn in his flashback from Fate/hollow ataraxia and is now a playable Servant.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: She wanted to die and she did, when Solomon incinerated all of human history. She's willing to let herself be summoned by Chaldea to prevent this, even though it would mean she would once again be immortal.
  • Berserk Button: Don't say anything about her age.
  • Blood Knight: According to Cu Chulainn, "[her] warlust would be enough to make that Tohsaka girl run away on her bare feet". She was so addicted to the thrill of battle that she kept searching for more powerful Phantasmal and Divine Beasts to vanquish, and the stronger the monsters the more she pushed herself into getting stronger and winning, which widens the gap one must breach in order to actually get on her level.
  • Brave Scot: Hails from Scotland's Isle of Skye, and her somewhat unsettling enthusiasm for battle leads Mash and the protagonist to conclude that all Celts are crazy. When asked for her likes and dislikes, she replies that she likes men of valor and hates those without courage.
  • Breakout Character: Out of the original seven Servants revealed for Grand Order, she was the most popular for her art, having a less silly design than the other female Servants with hints at her identity. Her debut gacha had made the most money for the game at that point, and she went on to have a significant cameo role in E Pluribus Unum and, more notably, her popularity spurred the creation of a free 4* version of her who headlined the first Summer event. She also ended up joining the cast of Extella Link as well as getting another Servant that uses her as a basis: Scathach Skadi.
  • Charles Atlas Superpower: Taken to its logical conclusion — Scáthach was a once-mortal woman who just got to be such an unkillable war machine that the universe booted her out of the human race, rendering her literally unkillable. She's a bit miffed about that.
  • Complete Immortality: According to her, she won't die for as long as the World (and that'd be the capital-W World, in the Nasuverse sense) exists. She can't even be killed, since her attempts at suicide have all failed. In her Interlude, she orders Cu to run her through with Gáe Bolg, and the spear instead completely misses her and goes flying off into the horizon because its curse can't affect that which can't die. And in E Pluribus Unum, she endures having 90% of her internal organs being speared through by Cu Alter and while badly hurt is ultimately alive afterwards and even healing up, despite such a blow being more than enough to kill some of the hardiest Servants in the franchise.
  • Contralto of Danger: She has a rather deep voice to match her power and skill.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: She's the cold and critical queen of the Land of Shadows, but she is genuinely fond of all her students, values bravery, and when given a choice between attaining her centuries-long desire to finally die or to help save humanity from extinction, she selflessly chose the latter.
  • Death Seeker: Her wish for the Grail, though it's not death itself she seeks, but merely a way of removing her immortality so she has a chance of dying in battle.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: She barely emotes even at high bond level. Her birthday line is pretty much listing that she's not the protagonist's mother, sister, teacher, nor lover. Her insult to Arjuna is very frosty and below the belt. But against someone whose strength she acknowledges like Cu and Shuwen, she's uncharacteristically chatty and generous of her tutelage. That being said, however, she DOES acknowledge the protagonist in that same birthday line, calling them a hero worth celebrating, and gives them her blessing in a somewhat more cheerful voice, indicating that they've gained her respect.
  • Didn't See That Coming: In America, she's confident enough to take on Cu Alter precisely because she taught Cu Chulainn everything he knows and is therefore best suited to taking him on. She never considered that Cu Alter had an ace up his sleeve that she didn't teach him, which proves to be her undoing when she's unprepared for his Curruid Coinchenn.
  • The Dreaded: In America, despite being practically unstoppable throughout the chapter, Cu Alter admits that he dreads the idea of having to fight Scáthach at anything but his absolute peak, knowing that if there's anyone out there capable of defeating him, it would most definitely be her. He ends up not having to worry nearly as much as he thought.
  • Dual Wielding: After her stage 3 Ascension, she wields two Gae Bolgs at all times, and even before that she would pull out a second one for several of her attack animations and for her Noble Phantasm. Cu Chulainn notes that this is a habit that she never had while they were both alive.
  • Even the Girls Want Her: In Scáthach's trial quest, Mash admits that she can sympathize with the protagonist, stating that she feels the same way as they do and admitting that Scáthach's proportions are almost perfect.
  • Faking the Dead: Cu Alter nearly kills her after using a technique she never taught him. He then believes he killed her and spreads the information. Turns out, after the battle, she was too injured to do anything other than rest and hide. She sends Li Shuwen in her stead to help fight the Celts.
  • Full-Name Ultimatum: Scáthach usually refers to her student as Cu Chulainn, but calls him by his birth name Setanta when she is angry with him.
  • Historical Badass Upgrade: While this is par for Servants in general, in Scáthach's case it's justified due to her immortality allowing her to train and grow in power indefinitely. Her role in recorded myth was that of a mentor to several heroes, Cu Chulainn being the most famous of which, but her immortality has let her pick up techniques beyond those she is known to have.
  • I Am Not Pretty: Surprisingly, her Ascension lines imply that she sees herself as this, making mention of how she prefers to hide her face behind her mask and blushing when asking if the protagonist likes looking at it by her third Ascension.
    "It seems you still will not let me hide my face... even though it is not that interesting, this face, you like it, don't you?"
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: Suffers this fate at Cu Alter's hand in America, though she survives thanks to her immortality.
  • Informed Ability: She's got a lot of hype to her name, but can seemingly never actually win. There's also a high amount of uncertainty over the limits of her ability to begin with because her skills are very vaguely defined.
  • Jack-of-All-Stats: Her stats are very well balanced for a Lancer, with her lowest being a D (Luck) and highest A+ (Noble Phantasm)
  • Kill the God: Her third ability gives extra damage against divine blood (and undead).
  • Literal Metaphor: She claims during the Valentine's Day event that her chocolate would "go straight right through the [protagonist's] heart." Her chocolate is a dark chocolate heart pierced through with a miniature Gáe Bolg.
  • Luminescent Blush: By her third Ascension, she has one when asking the protagonist if they like looking at her uncovered face, which is actually surprising considering her usual attitude.
  • Mask of Power: Wears a black mask covering her face from the nose-down in her first stage, but takes it off from the second stage onwards. Apparently, she likes keeping her face covered.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Just look at her.
    Mash: Senpai, I know how you feel, but please restrain yourself for now. It's true that her proportions are...just about perfect, but...
  • Muscles Are Meaningless: Her lithe figure belies B Rank strength. Cú remarks that the last time she got angry at the Knights of the Red Branch, she plowed through all of them, swatting aside even the heavily built Fergus as if they were pieces of paper.
  • Mythology Gag:
    • Her Noble Phantasm, Gáe Bolg Alternative, involves summoning two spears and utilizing each of Cú Chulainn's variants of the spear's technique - with the right spear, she uses a variant of the Barbed Spear that Pierces with Death to paralyze the enemy, and then throws the left spear as the Soaring Spear that Strikes with Death to run them through.
    • If you have Caster!Cu, she wonders where his spear went. If you have Lancer!Cu, she speculates about his growth as a man.
    • Her profile mentions that her temperament was close to that of a red eyed magus in Tokyo.
    • She has a My Room line for a fellow teacher of heroes, Chiron. Since their teaching methods are different, she's willing to fight him to prove her methods.
  • No Challenge Equals No Satisfaction: Scáthach doesn't necessarily hate her immortality for making her The Ageless (in fact, she seems to partially enjoy the idea of being able to fight forever), she hates it because she's a Blood Knight who finds the most joy in a fight where she can put her life on the line. Her Complete Immortality pretty much takes all the fun out of any life-or-death struggle she finds herself in, and it's gotten to the point where she's started actively seeking out Phantasmal Beasts like dragons just to get something resembling a thrill and challenge again.
  • No Pronunciation Guide: Scáthach's name is correctly pronounced as Ska-Hock ("Ska" pronounced like "scan" without the "n", "hock" pronounced like "hockey" without the "-ey"). The way Japanese transliterates it (and you'll hear in the voiceover) runs like "Ska-sa-ha".
  • Not So Above It All:
    • During her trial quest, if the protagonist calls her a "Goddess of Relationships", she admits she actually doesn't mind that title.
    • She's just as willing to try her hand at making chocolate as the other female Servants during the Valentine Day event, even blushing while embarrassedly admitting that she might have gotten excited like a little girl while making it.
  • One-Hit Kill: Much like her protégé, Cú Chulainn, her version of Gáe Bolg has a chance to instantly kill an enemy in addition to doing normal damage.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: In "Garden of Order", she comes to the Ogawa Apartment to punish Cu Chulainn for opening a gambling den in his apartment and hitting on Mash, wearing only her half mask to disguise herself. When Mash recognizes her, she insists that she's just a nameless ninja and not the "strongest, most beautiful warrior of Celtic legend". Strangely enough, both Dr. Roman and Cu Chulainn buy it.
  • The Paralyzer: She can apparently paralyze enemies through Gáe Bolg by tying down space with its causality warping abilities, something Cu has not been shown to do before. In gameplay, this takes the form of a guaranteed one-turn stun when she activates her Noble Phantasm.
  • Purple Is Powerful: Her black bodysuit gains purple to it at her 2nd Ascension, her hair is a reddish-purple, and in lore she's in the running for the strongest Irish Servant and one of the strongest Servants in general.
  • Random Effect Spell: Her Wisdom of Dun Scaith skill is helpfully described in-game as "Apply random effects to yourself" with an Evasion icon. Its actual effect downplays this trope: It's a guaranteed 1-turn Evasion with two separate, chance-based buffs to Critical Strength and Star Gather Rate. The absolute worst-case result would be to activate this skill offensively, but both 80% critical buffs fail and leave only the Evasion.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Because she cannot die.
  • Red Baron: Witch of Dun Scaith.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Apparently related to her killing gods in her myth.
  • Seers: Her Clairvoyance skill lets her see into the future a bit while in combat.
  • Sensual Spandex: Just like her student's, her bodysuit is snug in all the right places. A nod to how Celtic warriors would ride into battle wearing nothing but body paint.
  • Sexy Mentor: A beautiful woman known to history as a mentor of heroes. Her Wisdom of Dun Scaith skill lets her teach new skills to Servants she considers worthy heroes, as a crystallization of her status as a mentor.
  • Situational Sword: With her Godslayer skill, she gains high bonus damage against divine and undead enemies for one turn, boosting its effective utility since so few skills grant separate bonus damage multipliers to more than one enemy trait. Sadly, there are no enemies that have both of these traits (normal enemies have one or the other, and while there are Servants with Divinity there are none who count as Undead), and the skill's one turn effect combined with her single-target NP means she struggles to take full advantage of it on the rare occasions both types of enemies are on the field at the same time.
  • Smug Super: Her battle quotes have her mention how she's just taking it easy throughout the fight, simply wanting to test the enemy's strength to see if they're a Worthy Opponent. Her skill-selection quote has her boast that nothing can kill her, while her victory quotes just have her express disappointment at how easily her opponents went down.
  • Status Buff: Her Primordial Rune skill lets her put a powerful Quick buff on herself or another party member for one turn.
  • Storm of Blades: Her Buster attack animations entail summoning a rain of Gáe Bolg down on her enemy.
  • Sugar-and-Ice Personality: She usually stays calm and collected and distant as a teacher, but tends to slip up and get way too involved.
  • Superpower Lottery: Cu was one of the more powerful Servants in Fate canon. Scáthach not only has everything Cu can do, but also better stats, a Noble Phantasm that allows her to pelt the opponent with Gáe Bolg and a skill that basically gives her any skill a Servant can have.
  • Throw-Away Guns: She throws multiple weaker Gáe Bolg duplicates at her enemies as an ordinary form of attack. As she explains in her trial quests, "Gáe Bolg" simply refers to spears made from sea monster bones, and the Noble Phantasms belonging to her and Cu are techniques utilizing it (which is why Cu has two Noble Phantasms named Gáe Bolg).
  • Time Abyss: Scáthach has been alive for so long that she's literally forgotten how old she is, and she will continue to live until there's literally no World to live in.
  • Tranquil Fury: Her love for combat is passionate, but subdued.
  • Who Wants to Live Forever?: She mentions that she can't die until the world ceases to exist so her wish is that the grail will find someone to kill her. Subverted in her Interlude, in which it is revealed that it isn't so much that she wants to die, but that she wants to be able to die so that she can feel alive. Her immortality and high combat abilities will not allow her to experience the thrill of battle anymore as any fight she takes on will be a one-sided victory. She wants to be able to die so that she can have a good fight again.
  • The Worf Effect: After Gáe Bolg Alternative fails to kill Cu Alter, he overpowers her with Curruid Coinchenn in America and punches through 90% of her organs, with the implication that only her Complete Immortality kept her alive. After hearing about this, Mash laments on how having Scáthach on their side made her think there was nothing to worry about.

    Tamamo-no-Mae (Lancer) 
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Tamamo Shark
Second Ascension 
Third Ascension 
Final Ascension 
April Fool's 
Rarity: SSR (5*)
ID: No. 128
Alignment: Neutral Summer
Attribute: Sky
Origin: Japan (8th Century)
First appearance: Fate/EXTRA (as Caster)
Illustrated by: Arco Wada
Voiced by: Chiwa Saito

"Ta-daaa! I heard "beach" and came right away. Who called for this honeymoon? Servant Lancer, Tamamo-no-Mae. I am ready to take your heart away♡ Would you like to go on a summer adventure with me?"

Tamamo-no-Mae is an extravagant miko shaman and aspiring wife. Near the Heian period's end, this peerless beauty served retired emperor Toba. Supposedly she is the nine-tailed fox Hakumen Kinmou in disguise and a wake-mitama of Amaterasu Oomikami. With such a distinguished career as these many creatures, Tamamo thinks a full-time vacation should be fine.

Though she seems the same just wearing a swimsuit instead of her normal getup, the summer and beach has changed her. She's become much more physical in combat, having exhausted her magical energy and is more refined and elegant than usual.

An alternate version of Tamamo (the Caster version), she debuted in the first summer event, "Chaldea Summer Memory / Heat Odyssey".


  • Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder: As a Caster Tamamo admits during one of her interludes she can barely remember Hakuno at all and even that is fuzzy at best. Combine that with the fact she's admittedly in love with the protagonist already and the effect summer has on her and this causes her to act on those feelings making her very proactive in trying to get into their pants. Case in point? Her final ascension has her ambiguously trying to drug them with intent to jump their bones after. It's also left ambiguous if it worked or was even something she needed. The cocktail she gives for her valentine's gift on the other hand is quite explicitly shown to work and her intent made quite clear, but it's again left ambiguous if anything happened afterwards.
    Tamamo: What do a date on the beach and a honey trap have in common... The answer is, of course, your sweeter than sweet Tamamo-chan! Here you go, Master! Say "ahhh." How about I give you more sweet moments after you finish this special parfait
  • Bi the Way: Tamamo has some preference for men over women, but doesn't let that get in the way. Her second skill can charm anyone and anything regardless of gender.
  • Catchphrase: As usual, she still says "Mikooon!" The most notable example is when she says it seeing the statue of herself destroyed in part two of the summer event if you built it in part one.
  • Composite Character: With herself, in a way. Her character description states "Despite being the original, she is a Tamamo-no-Mae who stuck one foot into the Tamamo-Nine... the hunter of the sea, also known as Tamamo-Shark." The exact nature of this fusion of the other member of the Tamamo Nine is not known and never really touched on.
  • Genki Girl: Even more proactive than her Caster self.
  • Gratuitous English: Being Tamamo after all, she occasionally throws out some Engrish words like "Adventure", "Beast Mode", and "Big Bang Body".
  • Groin Attack: Her NP is the repurposed "Polygamist Castration Fist" from CCC. It is a exploding flying side kick and specifically deals more damage to male enemies. Ouch.
  • Improvised Weapon: She uses a beach umbrella as a weapon, so she's a Lancer.
  • Jack-of-All-Stats: In terms of gameplay performance, she is very versatile. While she is Buster-oriented which makes her fit in current meta, she is no slouch with Arts and Quick either as she has Riding and Territory Creation skills which grants boost and high NP Gain and Star Drop Rate for her Arts and Quick attacks.
  • Jiggle Physics: It's noticeable, more so when she performs her Noble Phantasm.
  • Kung-Fu Wizard: Tamamo's become a lot more physical as a Lancer and mainly relies on kicking and her parasol to fight the enemy, only pulling out her spells for a few attacks.
  • Making a Splash: Pulls out some water spells for her Buster attack and generally has a lot of water effects to her attacks.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Like she has always been. She goes from Sexy Soaked Shirt to a very revealing bikini as she ascends.
  • Mythology Gag:
    • Her NP description says that Robin Hood is familiar with the technique as she uses it first against him in Fate/EXTRA CCC. Given their class affinity, Robin can suffer a lot from this attack in-game.
    • Her Extra Attack animation is exactly the same as one of Bathory's offensive skill in CCC; riding her spear sidesaddle like a witch broom while the spear flies into the enemy.
  • Parasol of Pain: As a Lancer, she fights with a (usually folded) beach umbrella.
  • Sexy Soaked Shirt: Starts out in one of these before taking it off to reveal her bikini.
  • Situational Sword: Her NP gains bonus damage against male Servants. Fortunately, male Archers and Berserkers are quite common.
  • Status Buff: Her third skill gives her most buffs in the game, although she will be stunned afterwards.
  • Take That, Audience!: When deciding which kind of bath they build, she comments that regardless of choice, there will be no CG depicting the girls bathing.
  • This Is a Drill: Her Extra Attack has her ride her parasol as it drills towards the enemy.
  • Walking Swimsuit Scene: Even after the event, this version of her will still be running around in swimwear, though her first costume does have her wear a t-shirt.

    Valkyrie 
https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/valkyriestage01.png
Warriors of Odin note 
Second Ascension / Walküre Hildr 
Third Ascension / Walküre Thrud 
Final Ascension 
April Fool's 
Rarity: SR (4*)
ID: No. 214
Alignment: Lawful Good
Attribute: Sky
Origin: Norse Mythology
First appearance: Fate/Grand Order
Illustrated by: Takeshi Takeuchi
Voiced by: Minami Tanaka (Walküre Ortlinde), Mikako Komatsu (Walküre Hildr), & Sora Amamiya (Walküre Thrud)

Ortlinde: Valkyrie—Individual name, Ortlinde. Eh... you are a human, aren't you...? Nothing, I was a little surprised. I didn't think there was a way for us to be summoned by a human being... Please be assured, the contract is officially tied. We will acknowledge you as Master. Please use us to protect humanity.

The Valkyrie are the famed battle maidens of Odin, one of the highest existences in Norse mythology. They were originally created by Odin to act as his sworn soldiers and recruit the souls of great human warriors to serve in his armies for {{Götterdämmerung}}. As artificial beings close in nature to Divine Spirits, they originally behaved like autonomous constructs until the day the oldest Valkyrie, Brynhildr, fell deeply in love with the hero Sigurd and introduced emotion into their Hive Mind.

They are unique as a Servant in that the Saint Graph of an individual Valkyrie has a hard cap on their mana capacity. Because of this, the process of "Ascension" involves replacing the current Valkyrie with a different, more advanced Valkyrie. However, they continue to act and be treated as a single Heroic Spirit.

They made their debut in Lostbelt #2, Götterdämmerung.


  • Big Sister Worship: It's difficult for them to express it, but all three adore Brynhild. They also dislike Sigurd for what he did to her in life.
  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: Ortlinde (black-haired), Hildr (redhead), and Thrud (blonde).
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: Their Big Sister Worship is so big that they don't like it if anyone takes Brynhild's attention from them. Canonically, their target of jealousy is Sigurd. But in "Oniland", this also extends to Siegfried, who was based on Sigurd, but most importantly, he's sharing a seat in the spinning teacup with Brynhild. Thrud even suggests to murder him on the spot, while Ortlinde and Hildr had to restrain Thrud from doing it.
  • Clone Army: Odin created the Valkyrie to be near identical and programmed to follow the same orders. They were created from the body of the Sefar Giant, and recognize Altera as "similar" to themselves.
  • The Dividual: While there have been previous Servants who were essentially two Servants in one (Anne & Mary; Ryōma & Oryō), Valkyrie is three, and each Ascension is just a new one switching out as the "main" fighter rather than a costume change. This is because each Valkyrie has a limit to the amount of power they have and Ascension can't upgrade each individual any further so they have to summon a new one to replace the previous one. They actually prefer to be considered a single unit, and find Brynhild's individuality to be strange.
  • Elite Mook: These three specific Valkyries are treated like this in the Lostbelt as they have higher HP, access to all their skills, and can use unique enemy-only skills; in contrast the regular Valkyrie are Rider-class enemies, can only use the first two skills, and are a lot easier to inflict the Instant Death status on.
  • Gameplay and Story Integration: As shown in the penultimate battle of Götterdämmerung, Valkyrie and Skadi make a perfect combo. Skadi provides a huge Quick boost and enemy wide Defense down to make Valkyrie's AoE Noble Phantasm hit harder, alongside boosting their normally low damage output to incredible levels. Should Valkyrie generate enough gauge refunds from their NP as well as their third skill, Skadi can potentially top it off with her own third skill, a simple large NP battery, which allows Valkyrie to use their Noble Phantasm again on the next turn. That's also not getting into how Skadi's Noble Phantasm synergizes quite well with Valkyrie's second skill, making the already very tanky Lancer even tankier and more difficult to dislodge.
  • Genki Girl: Hildr is the most energetic and cheerful of the three.
  • Gold and White Are Divine: They are all clothed in white with gold embellishments and they're all Divine in nature.
  • Has a Type: Odin designed them to be attracted to the type of warrior he'd want in his army. To that end, they find themselves instinctively itching to take their Master and any Servant with the Brynhild's Beloved trait into Valhalla, even though they know that Valhalla no longer exists.
  • Hive Mind: The Valkyries are akin to automata, able to link to other Valkyriesnote  and essentially having the same thoughts and pretty much fighting as a unit rather than individuals. They have somewhat differing personalities, but generally don't go against each other in any way.
  • Holy Hand Grenade: Their Extra Attack involves releasing a massive wave of blinding light from their bodies to damage their opponents. The fake versions of Gungnir they use also look like pikes/spears made out of light.
  • In the Hood: Only Ortlinde wears a hood, her sisters don't. Other valkyries summoned for their Noble Phantasm also have their hoods on.
  • Mercury's Wings: Instead of wearing helmets with wings as valkyries are sometimes depicted with, they outright have wings growing from their heads.
  • Only Six Faces: Due to being illustrated by Takashi Takeuchi, they look almost identical to Jeanne d'Arc. This is especially noticeable with the Third Ascension art for Thrud.
  • Sole Survivor: The Lostbelt counterparts of the three Valkyries were the only surviving Valkyries after Surtr's rampage, with the other Valkyries being Skadi's mass-produced offshoots. Thrud's Bond 5 line also stated that while some of the Valkyries survived after the Age of Gods, they probably died out before the 21st century.
  • Shield Bash: One of their Quick animations has them do this as an opening attack.
  • Stone Wall: They have the highest HP of all 4* Lancers and one of the highest amongst 4* in general (14,025 at Lv 80, barely under Siegfried's own 14,165), but as a consequence they have low ATK. One of their skills is an Evasion, Debuff immunity and damage reduction rolled into one, while another has HP recovery as one effect. They can definitely take a hit, but they need some assistance to help them deal decent damage. Taken Up to Eleven if you Grail them to max level; they jump to the fourth highest HP stat among their class, only losing to Altria Lancer by a mere 85 points.
  • Valkyries: Well, it's in their name. They are depicted as angel-like beings with hair wings instead of using winged horses. That said, they did have flying horses in the past, but don't have access to them as Lancer Servants.
  • What Is This Feeling?: Having been treated more like automatons in life, the three of them are only discovering their emotions for the first time. Most prominently, their sisterly affection for Brynhild and their dislike of Sigurd, which confuses them.

    Vlad III (EXTRA) 
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The Executioner of Blood
Second Ascension 
Third Ascension 
Final Ascension 
April Fool's 
Rarity: SR (4*)
ID: No. 140
Alignment: Lawful Good
Attribute: Earth
Origin: Romania (15th century)
First appearance: Fate/EXTRA
Illustrated by: Arco Wada
Voiced by: Hisao Egawa

"Servant Lancer. I am Vlad III. Dear friend. Every corruption, every injustice... Let us fight to end them all."

A famous hero in Romanian history who became known as "Vlad The Impaler". He was a ferociously Christian man who fought to maintain the independence of Walachia at all costs, defending its lands with an army of 10,000 against an invading force of 150,000 Turkish soldiers. To accomplish this, he employed dangerous and extreme methods such as guerrilla assaults and scorched earth tactics, to the point where he became feared as a demon by the Turkish troops.

His most infamous tactic was to impale nearly 20,000 captured Turkish soldiers on spears around the capital of Walachia as a means of demoralising the approaching armies. However effective this strategy might have been, it horrified the nobles of Walachia, and Vlad III was assassinated by the very people he had sworn his life - and even damned his own soul - to protect.

He's not a vampire.

He first appeared as the Lancer-class servant of "Lil' Ronnie" in Fate/EXTRA. He debuted in Grand Order during the second Halloween event "Super☆Ghouls 'n Pumpkins" as an antagonist and made a minor appearance in SE.RA.PH. once more as an antagonist.


  • Alternate Character Interpretation: In-Universe. Apocrypha's Vlad is Vlad III, savior of Wallachia and hero of the people. This Vlad is closer to the vision the rest of the world has of him, a cruel zealot with a certain love of shoving pointy sticks up people's butts.
  • Ax-Crazy: Funnily enough, he's way more of a maniac than the actual Berserker version of him.
  • Evil Laugh: Lets one out whenever he's ordered to use his Noble Phantasm.
  • Foil: Pretty much to his Berserker self — particularly with the Red Oni, Blue Oni characterization and color scheme.
  • Good Is Not Nice: Despite his general nuttiness, he oddly still has a solid moral compass. He believes every man can find redemption, except him. He's going straight to hell. His Noble Phantasm has major anti-evil properties, as he mostly ordered his legendary impalement on the criminals and corrupted scum of his land.
  • It's Personal: Even though he has plenty of reasons to oppose Elisabeth as a Religious Bruiser, the one thing he absolutely cannot forgive is her taking his place as Lil' Ronnie's Servant in EXTRA CCC, thus denying his last light of reason. (This also helps to contrast him with Apocrypha Vlad, who has developed a quasi-paternal relationship with Elizabeth as per the Halloween events.)
  • Knight Templar: His philosophy as noted above makes him an extremely brutal form of this.
  • Obfuscating Insanity: Revealed retroactively. While there were a few hints in EXTRA, he's actually not nearly as crazy as he appeared in that game and was mostly just making it easier to interact with his 'wife,' Lil Ronnie.
  • Out of Focus: The EXTRA Servant with the least amount of screentime. While almost all the Servants introduced in EXTRA have appeared in the main storyline in some way or have appeared in other events, Vlad has only appeared in the second Halloween event and the CCC crossover, the latter of which he is one of the first Servant enemies the group meets and promptly gets beaten relatively easily (though at the same time, gets more actual screen time than any of the other Singularity Servants participating in the battle royale, who at best just get an acknowledgement of existing in the cutscenes before or after the fact, aside from Suzuka Gozen and Tristan).
  • Red and Black and Evil All Over: Pretty much his defining color scheme here — even if he cannot be fully characterized as evil.
  • Religious Bruiser: Taken too far. He fought incredibly brutally in the name of Christianity. As a result, his Protection of Faith skill is such a high rank note  that it messes with his mind and makes him even crazier.
  • The Rival: Considers himself to be one to Nero who was to Christians what he was to the Turks.
  • Situational Sword: His Noble Phantasm's Overcharge effect does extra damage to Servants with the Evil alignment. Sadly there aren't a lot of Evil aligned Archers, but he does shine heavily against Berserker's because of it, and he very useful in the final boss fight for Shinjuku due to the final boss being an Archer with the Evil alignment.
  • Spikes of Villainy: His outfit in this iteration is definitely designed with intimidation and terror in mind. His third ascension gives him even more.
  • Stone Wall: His ATK is a bit lower for a 4* Lancer, though not the lowest thanks to his class modifier. However his health is fairly high for a 4*, which combined with his taunt and ability to both self heal and buff his defense, makes him very good at soaking damage for his allies.
  • Storm of Blades: His version of Kazikli Bey lets him summon hundreds of spears and other pointy implements. Mostly from the ground, but he can pull them from just about anywhere, including his own guts.
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