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The cast of Fate/Grand Order, but definitely not as you know them. For tropes about their canon appearances, see the main page.

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Main Characters

    Gudako/Ritsuka Fujimaru/The Female Protagonist 
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Voiced by: Tomoko Kaneda
An unstable young woman who gets drafted into saving history, not that she cares. She prefers minding her own business and abusing the hell out of her Servants and friends for her own ends and laughs.

For tropes for her in Fate/Grand Order, see "The Master with No Name" under the villain page.


  • Audience Surrogate: Even more so than her canon self, incorporating common playstyles of mobile gamers and even newcomers to Fate.
  • Badass Gay: Make no mistake, she's a sleaze and a layabout and has a no-boy policy running in her mind, but when she has to do something, she'll blaze through it. To wit, her first appearance on an April Fools card has her choking out Grand Caster.
  • Bad Boss: Only comes in during events, maxes out her servants' affections and then locks them up for days... It's no wonder an alternate version of her was a boss battle.
  • Berserk Button: Of all her complaints and gripes, the most recurring source of her anger is the inability to skip Noble Phantasm animations.
  • Born Unlucky: It's suggested that part of the reason for her addiction and her resentment for the devs is that she is very unlucky with rolls. Her boss battle in All the Statesmen has her team consisting entirely of welfares and variants of Altria.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: She is incredibly powerful and could probably ably handle most of the game's events, but so bored and lustful that she doesn't care to try.
  • Disappointed in You: She isn't happy with Berserker's NP animation due to how simple it is, despite Mash pointing out that a shorter, instant animation was what she asked for. Gudako however gets mad at the devs for their ignorance, since she claims to like flashy animations but just doesn't wish to sit through them every time she's farming, hence why she wanted the option in the form of a instant-skip button.
  • Deranged Animation: Most evident in the original sketch at the end of the animated adaptation, where the art style of her character spirals into utter gibberish mid-scene as she herself flies off the handle. Well, moreso than usual.
  • Dull Eyes of Unhappiness: Yes and no. While her eyes are permanently open and don't reflect light, she is anything but unhappy most of the time.
  • Fangirl: According to the pre-release magazine strip, she used to play THE iDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls Starlight Stage.
  • The Gambling Addict: Treats rolling the gacha like this, even warning servants not to end up like her.
  • Giant Woman: After being turned into a Demi-Servant by the Casters.
  • God in Human Form: She once served as a Demi-Servant after being healed by the Casters, who turned her into a vessel for the god Daikokuten.
  • Heroic Comedic Sociopath: A serial harasser, self-absorbed, and won't give any Servant not named Mash or Saber the time of day. The sheer scope of her neuroses is wide, but it's almost always Played for Laughs.
  • Inexplicably Awesome: There's no given explanation for how powerful she is. At one point, when asked how she lived for 12,000 years, she explained it as a triumph of the human spirit.
  • Kiss Me, I'm Virtual: When not molesting the real Mash, she enjoys the company of the VR version. At one point, she switched to a VR version of herself, so that she could roleplay as Mash.
  • Mythology Gag: Named after Nobunaga's placeholder nickname for her canon self in Fate/GUDAGUDA Order.
  • No Name Given: Only referred to as "Protagonist" in-series, though in one strip she refers to herself as "Ritsuka Fujimaru" (her canon self's name) in order to get Jeanne to drop her guard in confusion. We only know her real name through the volume notes and stage shows. Fans have taken to calling her "Riyo Gudako", after her illustrator, to differentiate her from the "real" Gudako, however.
  • Pop-Cultural Osmosis Failure: A Running Gag is that she actually doesn't know much of anything about the rest of the Fate franchise; her first experience outside of the game was watching the movie version of Heaven's Feel, and she mostly recognized the characters as "those guys on the craft essences."
  • Psycho Lesbian: The most unhinged member of the cast bar none, and her lust for the female Servants goes without statement.
  • Rule-Abiding Rebel: According to Assassin, this is her true weakness; she may draw most of her personality from complaining about the game and its developers, but she can never actually break out complaints that would make people want to stop playing.
  • The Slow Path: How she survived one attempt by Roman and Jeanne to get rid of her. They sent her into the distant past, and she walked back into shot with nothing to show for it but Clothing Damage.
  • Unexplained Recovery: After her gigantic Caster form is destroyed by Rider, she reappears to bully Assassin with no fanfare.
  • Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist: A pretty textbook example. She's hedonistic, dimwitted, and whiny, which is where most of her jokes derive from.
  • We Can Rebuild Him: After getting impaled by Lancer, the Casters bring her to a hideout where they claim to be making "improvements" on her body. Oh, and by "improvements", they mean a towering, obese monstrosity of a Caster with three 999,999 HP bars.
  • The Worf Effect: She's just about the strongest character in the series, so you could tell something was up when Lancer gored her in a single panel.
  • Yuri Fan: It should be obvious enough by just her being a Psycho Lesbian, but some of the Servants even set up an entire Lostbelt of yuri and yuri merchandise just to trap her in it, because they know she's into it all.
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    Mash Kyrielight 
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Voiced by: Rie Takahashi
The Shielder Servant and Gudako's kouhai. Her stressed face shows that she's been the brunt of almost all of Gudako's sociopathy.
  • Adaptational Sexuality: Most accounts claim that the Mash in the main game isn't romantically interested in the female protagonist. Mash here... not so much. It's not even Single-Target Sexuality, as she ends up developing a fondness for Olga-Marie as well (albeit initially only while Olga is dressed as Gudako).
  • Affectionate Nickname: Usually referred to as "Mashu" or some variation of "Eggplant" by Gudako.
  • Butt-Monkey: Pretty much Gudako's #1 'punching bag'.
  • Happiness in Slavery: Even so, and despite all the abuse Gudako puts her through, Mash seems to be genuinely fond and even loving of her, and over time she has grown more accepting and even seemingly eager for Gudako's sexual advances.
  • Not So Above It All: Despite normally being the moral and reasonable one, Mash has often shown off a sillier and more malicious side.
  • Pet the Dog: Despite their common relationship, she tends to be on the receiving end of this from Gudako, such as Gudako defending her from players decrying her as weak.
  • Screw Yourself: Develops a fondness for "VR Mash".
  • Too Kinky to Torture: After a while of living with Gudako, it becomes second nature. Her reaction to Olga saying the creepiest and most disgusting pickup line she could imagine was to develop a massive Luminescent Blush and a nosebleed.

    Olga Marie/Director 
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Voiced by: Madoka Yonezawa
The Director of Chaldea. She's supposedly killed by Lev Lainur, but that didn't matter in this 'verse so she's pulled away from the afterlife and then gets involved in Gudako's daily shenanigans... much to her distress at times.
  • Aren't You Going to Ravish Me?: Has had this reaction to Gudako and Mash a few times.
  • Ascended Extra: Due to being Spared by the Adaptation, she has a bigger role here than in the game.
  • Back from the Dead: Gudako just literally yoinked her back from...wherever the heck Lev Lainur shoved her into in this 'verse. While looking no worse for wear, Olga understandably prefers to stay "dead" than coming back as Gudako's plaything.
  • Becoming the Mask: Olga's brief stint impersonating Gudako ended up rubbing a few of her traits on. She's gotten much more cheeky with Mash after spending most of her time in-disguise faux-harassing her.
  • Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": Gets called "Director" by near everyone, Gudako especially.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: Instead of melting horrifically, she's doing fine and dandy inside Chaldea (itself depicted as a pleasant city). After Gudako pulls her out, she's back to being director as usual (although a bit of Authority in Name Only, as not even she could completely overrule Gudako's sociopathy).

    Altria Pendragon/Saber 
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Voiced by: Ayako Kawasumi
The original Saber class Servant and Gudako's first 5* Servant. She doesn't seem to care much for anything that's not eating or occasionally fighting, but she's one of the few who can stand up to Gudako's shenanigans without batting an eye.
  • Big Eater: She's the one who seems to get the lion's share of materials, which is expressed by her eating almost constantly.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: Can one-shot a Demon Pillar on her own, but doesn't bother to fight until Gudako throws her a mini-pie.
  • Composite Character: One of her Craft Essence cameos shows her packing Excalibur, her Archer self's water gun, and her Lancer self's Rhongomyniad.
  • Extreme Doormat: Averted; unlike the other Servants or characters who are usually helpless to do anything but complain or beg when Gudako starts getting physical (usually of the sexual variety), Altria has shown herself to be one of the few who has actually gotten into a fistfight with Gudako and given as good as she's got (over a game of soccer, sure, but it's a lot more rebellious than most of her Servants would be willing to openly show off).
  • Extreme Omnivore: She'll eat anything, including living Fous, Udon Servants, and other copies of herself.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: Gudako once fed her duplicate copies of herself to level her NP, which she ate with chopsticks. She's a thorough eater, too, as all that's left are bloodied pieces of armor. Olga is Forced to Watch, though much of the dirty business isn't shown.
  • Morality Pet: She seems to act as one to Gudako at times. Gudako almost never mistreats or molests Altria like she does the other Servants and seems to have a certain fondness for her outside of lust, all likely relating to how she's her first 5*. It also could be simply that even Gudako is afraid of invoking her anger.
  • Perpetual Frowner: She and any of her renditions almost never have any expression on aside from a frown.
  • Phallic Weapon: Apparently raising her to NP5 gives Excalibur properties of a penis.
  • The Stoic: Her face almost never changes from its frowning form and she's never taken by surprise by the zany schemes going on around her.
  • The Voiceless: She's never shown vocalizing, but the other characters can seemingly understand her simply based on her body language. She does speak in the stage show, though.

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Recurring Characters

Gudako's Servants

    Altera 
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Voiced by: Mamiko Noto
A Saber Servant, actually a gender-flipped Attila the Hun, whose role is mostly flying around to detect Bad Civilizations and destroy it. Also moonlights as a Santa-like Rider during Christmas events to give presents to "children" servants, like Jack, Nursery Rhyme, and Berserker.
  • Bad Dreams: When Gudako sits on top of Altera's stomach while the latter is sleeping, Altera dreams of entering the near-future FGO world, only to find out its inhabitants are killing each other and ranking events are being implemented, incurring her wrath and leading to her declaring that FGO has officially become "Bad Civilization".
  • Catchphrase: "Good/Bad Civilization".
  • Cloud Cuckoolander: She believes Saint Quartzes are grown from fragments like trees from seeds.
  • Friend to All Children: Despite her supposed 'adult age', Altera gets along with the children Servants and tends to protect them from whatever she proclaims as, you guessed it, bad civilizations.
  • The Gambling Addict: Of a different flavor than our Protagonist, as she seems to be more concerned with using and getting more Saint Quartz than actually gambling. Though she still takes gacha rolling extremely seriously and any attempt or even rumor of attempts at tampering with this earns her wrath. Not helped by how the Protagonist keeps prodding her about it.
    I see, this gacha is bad civilization. Destroy it!
  • Miss Conception: Much of the belowmentioned Sustained Misunderstanding comes from her belief that you can make babies by kissing.
  • Ship Tease: With Helena. Whenever the subject comes up, they both get... very awkward. Then there's the time Jack and Nursery Rhyme kidnapped them so that they would be their new mom (Helena) and dad (Altera).
  • Super Gullible: Seems totally incapable of detecting the Protagonist's manipulation of her, and taking hearsay of gacha adjustments extremely seriously otherwise.
  • Sustained Misunderstanding: After brief, separate misunderstandings with both Jeanne and Helena, both of which she keeps up by being way too terrified to ask for clarification, she ends up thinking she's Archer's father.
  • The Voiceless: Kind of. While she does speak in the manga and animated adaptation, Altera is mute in the stage shows.

    Elisabeth Báthory 
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Voiced by: Rumi Ookubo

    Kiyohime 
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Voiced by: Risa Taneda

  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: Seemingly heterosexual anyhow, with Elisabeth.
  • Netorare: Originally claimed that she wouldn't star in a porno with this as the subject with Mash, declaring that her body is only for her Master, but changed her mind after Rabbit Ears mentioned that the subject matter was one of Gudako's fetishes.

    Jeanne d'Arc 
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Voiced by: Maaya Sakamoto
Ruler-class Servant, the Maid of Orleans who is sensible and friendly... but in a setting like this, she ended up also becoming a target for the comic's slapstick.
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    Marie Antoinette 
The Queen of France, Rider-class Servant, an extremely rich and innocent Servant that gets along with everyone and likes getting involved with movies.

    Jack the Ripper 
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Voiced by: Sakura Tange

  • Troubling Unchildlike Behavior: She always seems to stab someone/something with absolute glee in all of her appearances.
  • Young Entrepreneur: She at one point made a business of selling critical stars for 100 yen apiece. She made them by stabbing Nursery Rhyme and Bunyan, noting that they'd come back.

    Nursery Rhyme 
Voiced by: Ai Nonaka

    Thomas Edison 
Caster-class Servant, an infamous inventor/publisher who happens to have a lion head. Also, Rabbit Ears absolutely hates him.
  • Super-Deformed: Due to the comic art style, Edison stands out with this trope as his head becomes super cuddly and non-threatening.
  • Unwilling Suspension: He tends to end up in this position courtesy of Rabbit Ears trying to murder him.

    Tamamo-no-Mae 
Voiced by: Chiwa Saito

    Helena Blavatsky 

  • Ship Tease: With Altera. Whenever it comes up, they tend to get awkward. Then there's the time Jack and Nursery Rhyme kidnapped them so that they would be their new mom (Helena) and dad (Altera).

Gudao's Gang

    "Gudao"/The Male Protagonist 
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Voiced by: Tomoko Kaneda

No, this isn't Gudako when she decided to change her gender like in the actual game. This is actually a different person that just happened to appear into Chaldea out of nowhere and then also started doing things there. He's less sociopathic than Gudako (or is he?), but has an obsession with feminine boys like Astolfo, or characters feminine enough to potentially be boys in disguise like d'Eon or Da Vinci.


  • A Lighter Shade of Black: Though he's not much less creepy than his counterpart, he tends to at least pretend to want to be a hero and complete the game's challenges (if only as a means of seeing lots of cute boys), where Gudako just doesn't care at all.
  • Comedic Shotacon: When he first hears of the Children Kingdom, the first thing he imagines is a bunch of the boyish servants running around in their underwear. Like everything else in this series, it's Played for Laughs.
  • Crossdressing Voice: As opposed to the default Ritsuka Fujimaru, who is voiced by the male Nobunaga Shimazaki, the male protagonist is voiced by Gudako's seiyuu when she's doing a boy voice.
  • Has a Type: Feminine boys and anyone ambiguous enough to pass as one. This also includes Da Vinci, whom he's convinced is a crossdresser.
  • Jizzed in My Pants: When he imagines getting a lewd Ascension of Astolfo, Male Protagonist looks like he can barely contain his lust. The animated version has his groin twitch a few times while he's writhing in post-orgasmic bliss thinking about that mental image.
  • Masculine–Feminine Gay Couple: Invoked by him, considering the Servants he surrounds himself with. In terms of regular pairings, he's often trying to get with the very feminine Astolfo.
  • No Name Given: Unlike Gudako, his name is just left to "Protagonist" whenever he shows up. The fans nicknamed him invokedGudao to match his female counterpart.
  • Straight Gay: Has the same looks as his canon self, with just about the only campy thing about him being how enthusiastic he gets about his massive boy-lust. Even his attraction to Da Vinci is based in hoping she "has one".

    Astolfo 
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Voiced by: Rumi Ookubo

The Male Protagonist's favored Servant. Like Mash, he's often the target of sexual harassment and attempts to be the voice of reason, but he's now mostly resigned to the madness.


    Leonardo Da Vinci 
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Voiced by: Maaya Sakamoto
A Caster-class servant who is a Composite Character of the mind of the well-known Renaissance inventor himself, planted in the artificial body of Mona Lisa, and identifies as either in-universe. She runs the shop as she does in game, often taking her services on the go when she travels with the Male Protagonist.
  • Butt-Monkey: Takes most of the physical humor in the team.
  • Decomposite Character: Da Vinci gave her Part 2 self to the Male Protagonist for use as a Servant, while the real woman is off putting together some kind of shady plan.
  • In-Series Nickname: Part 2 Da Vinci is nicknamed "Shota Vinci-chan" by her master.
  • Lady Looks Like a Dude: Due to her origins, the Male Protagonist can't see her as anything else but a guy despite her protests, making it an odd case of Lady Looks Like a Dude Looks Like a Lady.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: Though the Male Protagonist's team is in Antarctica with Goldorf, Da Vinci remains an adult rather than her body being killed and her soul transferred to a younger vessel. She even uses her child self to persuade the Male Protagonist to play Part 2, with no explanation for why she's there.

    Goldorf Musik 
The new director of Chaldea after... the "how" doesn't matter anyway, but he's in charge now. He's been travelling with the Male Protagonist's group ever since they've been kicked out to Antartica.
  • Mistaken for Gay: One strip has the Male Protagonist believing Goldorf shares his... inclinations concerning very young boys.
  • Spear Counterpart: Fills Olga's role for the Male Protagonist's group, though he's harassed significantly less.

Original Servants

A group of servants that were made by combining grail mud and udon. Gudako, Mash, and Olga Marie are each in charge of at least one of them.

More created from new batches of udon turned up later.

    In General 
  • Historical Gender Flip: Not explicitly stated in the manga itself, but the in-volume notes say the original trio are genderbends of famous male figures, with Berserker later revealed to be as Gender Bender in-game. Parodied as well thanks to the Hotter and Sexier looks below. Saber is currently the only one this doesn't apply to since the baby is male and the actual Servant, but came with the mother as a package deal, although Lancer is heavily implied to be a famous female figure.
  • Hotter and Sexier: Parodied. The initial batch were made specifically with fetishes in mind (an outright bunny girl and a girl wearing nothing but a negligee and panties). Even Berserker has traits of it in her final ascension, where she's nude under overall shorts. Somewhat justified, given the person who started the project had a huge girl fetish in general. The others have it downplayed, but there's still a Meido and a coyote-girl in the crew.
  • The Last of These Is Not Like the Others: In order, we're introduced to a bunny girl, a woman in sexy pajamas, and... a giant little girl in a peacoat. This is lampshaded by Olga to Gudako, who then immediately subverts it by telling her what she plans her final ascension to look like. The trend continues with the second batch, where the last one revealed, Saber, is also the only male one.
  • Open Secret: The cases for the True Names of a number of them: while only Bunyan has ever had her name explained onscreen, pretty much everyone seems to know or at least suspect who Rider and Assassin are. When Rider revealed her True Name, Mash immediately pointed out that she seemed to be lying.
  • Original Generation: Exaggerated: The cast outright made the new guys by using udon as a catalyst for grail mud, then raising the results.
  • Square Race, Round Class: A number of them have ill-fitting classes and are noted to be very poor at their supposed focuses. Assassin doesn't do any sneaking, Saber can't hold a sword, and Rider has only rarely ever ridden something—all three would seemingly fit Caster better. Berserker and Caster are fairly traditional, and Lancer and Archer fit well enough, though somewhat abstractly.

     Assassin 
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One of the manga's original Servants, made from udon dough and Grail mud, and raised to maturity by Olga Marie. A creepy woman who waves a gun around and has little sense of privacy. Her True Name is not officially revealed.


  • Adapted Out: Assassin is completely absent from the animated adaptation, and is missing from certain scenes, such as the one time Gudako wiretaps Jeanne preaching to Altera and Tamamo about the origin of Quartz.
  • Ambiguous Gender: While her gender is never discussed in the comics, her gender in her profile is listed as unknown. Assuming she is J. Edgar Hoover, she might actually be crossdressing all this time instead of being a Gender Flip.
  • Cigar Chomper: When she switches to a suit and hat, she pulls out a candy bar shaped like a cigar to appear to invoke the trope.
  • Enemy Scan: Her Noble Phantasm consists of a file that instantly fills itself with info and blackmail material on the target.
  • Even Bad Men Love Their Mamas: After her epic betrayal of Gudako, Rabbit Ears taunts her by saying no one loved her while she was alive. Outraged, she yells, "What!? My mother loved me!" It is eventually revealed that she now considers Olga Marie her mother for raising her, and cannot deny her requests.
  • FBI Agent: Although her true name has yet to be revealed, it's stated that she's called the first director of the FBI, which all but explicitly says that her true name is J. Edgar Hoover.
  • Let's You and Him Fight: Her overarching plan boils down to let all the other Udon Servants fight each other until only she remains, making her a shoo-in for implementation.
  • Mama's Boy: Girl, actually, but Olga manages to wring out the location of the Protagonist with some cajoling this way.
  • Perpetual Frowner: Riyo's characters already have a hard time changing expressions, but she just never leaves her angry frown. The sole exceptions being when she first uses her Noble Phantasm, at which point she gives off a creepy grin instead, and then when she has the new Lancer spear Gudako, all the while Assassin is smiling constantly.
  • Smug Snake: Though she enjoys gloating and scheming, Gudako shuts her down by simply telling her that there's absolutely no chance she's ever getting into the main game (and given the implications of Assassin's true identity, Gudako is being pretty honest).
  • Stripperiffic: The silliest one this side of Medb. She's constantly running around in her underwear, and we mean actual underwear, not a Chainmail Bikini. Finally subverted when she puts on a suit and hat as the new Lancer spears Gudako through.
  • What Kind of Lame Power Is Heart, Anyway?: Olga comments her Noble Phantasm is utterly useless in a fight, and it won't do much good against people who don't care about keeping their secrets.
  • With Catlike Tread: Her bio notes that despite her being, you know, an assassin, her ego makes her extremely showy and therefore bad at stealth.

    Berserker 
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Voiced by: Chiaki Omigawa
One of the manga's original Servants, raised to maturity under Gudako. This young girl is a rather unsettling child and tends to eat Servants. She later joins Jack and Nursery Rhyme in creating the Children Kingdom. While her True Name is generally not referred to in-series, it has been revealed in the main game and casually mentioned by others after the fact.
For tropes about her appearance in the main game, see Fate Grand Order Berserkers A To F.
  • All There in the Manual: The notes for Volume 1 say she's actually Paul Bunyan.
  • Chainsaw Good: She wields a hot pink chainsaw (referred to as "Wisconsin Death Trip") decked out in stickers.
  • Creepy Child: Introduced in a dark, bloody room, among other things.
  • Demoted to Extra: After Berserker got her big break in the main series, she gets considerably less panel time here.
  • Giant Woman: Other than the fact that she's tall enough to fill a room, she's a regular little girl.
  • Named by the Adaptation: The original sketch at the end of the animated adaptation pretty much spelled out her real name.
  • Pokémon Speak: Her one and only spoken line in the animated adaptation has her yell out her name as she squashes two Mashus underfoot.
    Bunyaaaaan! *stomp*
  • Your Size May Vary: Ranges from about twice the height of other Servants to Godzilla-sized. Her profile in the game proper claims that she's actually a Size Shifter, and her height changes every time it gets measured.

    Rider 
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Click here to see her ascension. 

One of the manga's original Servants, made from udon dough and Grail mud, and raised to maturity by Mash. An always smiling woman with a love of movies, both filming and watching, due to having been a filmmaker in her own life. Before revealing her True Name, she is referred as 'Rabbit Ears'. She claims to be the White Rabbit of the Moon, but Mash tries to question her upon the reveal before she shushes her.


  • All Your Powers Combined: She can create Composite Noble Phantasms by copying powers from other Servants. For example, she draws powers from Archer and Lancer to create the "Terror of the Croconado."
  • Berserk Button: She lost her smile all of once in the entire book, when she learned a certain someone had joined Chaldea's ranks... and promptly tried to murder him.
    ... EDISON?note 
  • Beware the Silly Ones: All of Riyo's Servants are silly concepts with rather weak powers. Rider manages to destroy all of Chaldea with her Noble Phantasm (a summoning of film reels of every movie she's ever made) and a few matchesnote . She also demonstrates the ability to borrow abilities from other Servants.
  • Chainsaw Good: She pulls out a chainsaw that she refers to as a Noble Phantasm, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, to match Berserker's Wisconsin Death Trip.
  • Eyes Always Shut: Unless she's angry or feels supremely threatened, in which case her eyes are revealed to be a red-orange color.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Played for laughs; she sacrifices herself to defeat a powered-up Gudako in an attempt to get readers to like her and ask for her in the game, while a mysterious narrator talks about how great she was.
  • Meta Guy: Played with. She tends to rely on terms and concepts from movies when referring to things, in addition to the game and comic terms everyone else uses.
  • Moon Rabbit: Leans into this, considering her Noble Phantasm and bunny-like traits... Or so she invokes, considering she says that identity is the least problematic True Name she can have to get implemented into the main game.
  • Overly Long Fighting Animation: According to her bio, her Noble Phantasm is A Trip to the Moon. As in, the entire thing. Its animation is ten minutes long. But as we all know, you can't skip Noble Phantasm animations...
    • She invokes it at one point by claiming she wants to film a Noble Phantasm that's three hours long. Gudako only lets it slide on the grounds that it might make the devs rethink not having a skip button.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: She can fool almost everyone into thinking she's Altria by wearing a Goofy Suit of her.
  • Perpetual Smiler: She's almost never seen without that closed-eye smile on her face.
  • Playboy Bunny: No one's quite sure why. Her claiming to be the Moon Rabbit may have something to do with it. Or to stretch the connection further, her most famous film.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: The few times she opens her eyes reveals them to be red (much like a white rabbit's, despite being pink). If they're open for long, either she's in serious mode or genuinely pissed at something.
  • Shout-Out: Her appearances are generally laden with references to films, from genuine classics to obscure gems to Sharknado.
  • Square Race, Round Class: Looking at her skillset and origins, you'd assume her to be a Caster. Even her bio admits that her rank in Riding is pretty crappy, and she more or less ended up a Rider because it would give her type advantage against Casters (well, one specific, lion-headed Caster, anyway).
  • Stage Magician: Her bio notes her to be one, explaining that her skill with illusions helped her with being a filmmaker.
  • Tempting Fate: The moment she decides there's nothing left to make her angry, Lancer shocks her with her hammer and drops her in a ditch.
  • Unreliable Expositor: Her big reveal of her True Name (she claims to be the Moon Rabbit) has Mash pointing out that everything prior suggested her to be a certain filmmaker. Rider merely claims that a) it doesn't matter if it's actually her True Name, what matters is the dramatic reveal, and b) her actual True Name would make it impossible for her to get into the actual game.

    Lancer 
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One of the manga's original Servants that appeared starting from Even More. Summoned with udon (and possibly Grail mud, like the others) by the Assassin, she's a paleontologist with an eclectic mix of powers, an abiding love of women, and a murderous attitude. Her True Name is not officially revealed.


  • Animal Eyes: Solid yellow eyes with slitted pupils.
  • Badass Bookworm: Despite having been a scientist in life, she's a very aggressive physical combatant. She qualifies for Lancer by virtue of wielding an entire icthyosaur as a polearm.
  • Boisterous Weakling: She prepares to charge even as she's boxed in by Altria and Saber, who both have type advantage on her. The next panel sees her already downed.
  • Breakout Character: Invoking this is her motivation, it turns out: after Berserker made it into the game, she's determined to do the same, meaning she constantly picks fights and shows off her abilities in the hopes that the fans and developers will take notice.
  • Charm Person: Her Sea Lily Charisma makes other women attracted to her eccentric and charming personality, compelling them to help her.
  • Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: The first Servant so far to be able to seriously damage Gudakonote . Even if it doesn't last, it's something not even Goetia or burning the entirety of Chaldea could do.
  • Drop the Hammer: She carries a hammer which she refers to as a "hammer from a thunder god".
  • Hair Decorations: She wears seashells in her hair.
  • Logical Weakness: She may be pretty scary, but she's still a Lancer, and therefore none too effective when a pair of Sabers pop up.
  • Older Is Better: Being a paleontologist, she believes that only things that have history behind them hold any value; she enjoys burying her opponents so that they'll be worth something in a few million years. However, this means she immediately falls for Altria, who has been around since the beginning of Fate as a franchise.
  • Open Secret: Unlike a lot of Servants, she makes absolutely no effort to hide evidence of her True Namenote , as she believes that these reveals have never actually mattered to the plot of FGO.
  • Psycho Lesbian: For Mash. However, she melts into a spineless Fangirl when Altria pops up.
  • Shamu Fu: Blaming Mash for trying to get her seduced by Altria, she tries to kill her with a ichthyosaurus (declaring her not worth a plesiosaurus).
  • Shock and Awe: She shocks Rider with 100,000 bolts of electricity from her hammer and then shamelessly advertises how her hammer can wipe away her enemies with 1.21 Gigawatts of electricity. This is most likely a reference to her real-life counterpart having miraculously survived a lightning strike.

    Archer 
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One of the manga's original Servants that appeared starting from Even More. Summoned with udon by Helena, she works for the Children Kingdom. Her True Name is not officially revealed.


  • Animal Eyes: Similarly to Lancer, she has solid orange eyes with slitted pupils, although her pupils are thicker than Lancer's.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Wears a short shirt and open coat that show her midriff.
  • The Beastmaster: It's mentioned that she has the ability Rodeo, allowing her to ride and stay on just about anything (despite not actually being a Rider).
  • Blow You Away: Her powers are suggested to involve tornadoes, and Rabbit Ears even co-opts this for her own Noble Phantasm.
  • Cowgirl: Dresses like one, and is adept with a lasso.
  • Delusions of Doghood: She acts like a coyote, and even wants to eat Rabbit Ears since coyotes eat rabbits.
  • Little Bit Beastly: She has coyote tail and ears, and seems to even think that she is a coyote.
  • The Voiceless: Similarly to Altria, she doesn't speak, but people can understand her anyway.

    Caster 
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A pair of maids who appeared out of nowhere to help nurse Gudako back to health after she was injured. Despite their cutesy appearance, they have bigger plans. Their True Name is not officially revealed.


  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: At first, they act like they're just trying to heal Gudako, but they're actually trying to turn her into a demi-Servant.
  • Conservation of Ninjutsu: Mash defeats an army of their duplicates and says it does not matter how many there are because they are weak.
  • Identical Twin ID Tag: One has light green hair, while the other has light pink hair with small twintails and hair clips.
  • Little Bit Beastly: They have mouse ears and a tail.
  • Meido: They appear to be dressed like maids.
  • Self-Duplication: Their Reproduction skill allows them to rapidly increase their numbers when unattended.
  • Technicolor Eyes: Solid black eyes with red pupils.
  • The Voiceless: Like Altria and Archer, they don't speak, but can be understood anyway.

    Saber 
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Saber's mother.

One of the manga's original Servants. Summoned from udon by Altria, and the second udon Servant raised by Mash. Their True Name is not officially revealed.


  • Babies, Babies Everywhere: The Servant manifests as a heavily pregnant woman.
  • Casanova Wannabe: His Courtship skill causes him to hit on every young lady he sees. The women in question are then filled with discomfort and disgrace and want to run away from him. This made Jeanne realize that no, the baby most likely isn't Jesus.
  • Cowardly Lion: His Undying Sage skill mentions that despite being mentally weak and easily discouraged, he's pretty fast to get back on his feet.
  • The Dividual: A mother and her unborn son, with the son as the Servant; he's aware of his surroundings and can even speak.
  • Fat Girl: Saber's mother. Even considering she's pregnant, their combined weight is 120 kilos - especially notable given most women in the franchise very rarely exceed 60 kilos.
  • Mistaken Identity: At first, Mash thought the Servant was the woman. Altria corrected her, saying the real Servant is her still-unborn baby. Jeanne immediately pegs the baby's identity as Jesus, though it seems unlikely. And then, in a case of Sustained Misunderstanding, an encounter between Altera and Jeanne leaves the latter thinking the former is claiming to be the baby's father and the latter very, very confused.
  • The One Guy: He seems to be the only boy of the udon Servants, albeit represented by his mom on account of him not being born yet.

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