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Requiem

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Originally Heinrich Aubsburg, he was a Nazi officer that died during World War II in the Eastern Front and ended up landing on Résurrecion upon his death. Being raised as a vampire, he joined Dracula's army and became a vampire knight under the tutelage of Lord Cryptos and rechristened as "Requiem". As it turns out there is more to Requiem than he knows and he becomes entangled in a plot to overthrow Dracula from power in Résurrection.


  • Anti-Hero: To call him The Hero would be giving him too much credit, as there is a good reason why he ended up in Hell. But to call him a Villain Protagonist would be exaggerating, as he really isn't just as bad as other Résurrection residents (quite the opposite, he is considered a degenerate for having traits like honor and chivalry) and he regrets the horrible things he did in life. And he genuinely cares for Rebecca and regrets the way he previously treated her.
  • The Atoner: Well, to an extent: he is already in Hell for his crimes and he certainly believes he deserves to suffer for the crimes he commits. However, he also wants to make amends to Rebecca to make up for their abusive past.
  • Audience Surrogate: Since he is a newcomer into the world of Résurrection, a lot of things need to be explained to him.
  • Boom, Headshot!: His manner of death. He still retains the scar after becoming a vampire.
  • Destructive Romance: With Rebecca after finding out that she is Jewish. He would beat her, insult her and degrade her until she was arrested and sent to die in a concentration camp. Requiem is deeply ashamed of this behavior.
  • Friendly Neighborhood Vampire: By Résurrection's standards and compared to his fellow vampires, he is a pretty nice fellow. In fact, he is considered a degenerate by Atilla for having traits like honor and chivalry. Downplayed in that, he is still pretty dark, ruthless and violent.
  • From a Single Cell: As a result of being possessed by Thurim, he gained true immortality granted by his predecessor having Dracula's Dark Kiss and he manage survive being literally torn to pieces by the Mother Superior of the Convent of Blood.
  • Just Following Orders: Averted, as he laments that following orders got him into Hell in the first place.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: In Volume 11, he chooses Rebecca over Leah (Aiwass' vampire disguise), but realizes that they can't be together since her existence in Hell will be one of torment. He then decides to kill Otto to free her from Resurrection and therefore, release him from the one thing keeping him from embracing his dark nature.
  • Magic Knight: In addition of being trained in swordfighting and having the physical powers of a vampire, he is capable of using magic runes too.
  • Monster Knight: We don't really need to explain this one. Having said that, he is the only straight example of this trope due to being the one vampire knight to display traditional honor and chilvary.
  • Nazi Protagonist: Used to be a Nazi, at any rate. He certainly abandoned his ideology if not after discovering that his girlfriend was Jewish, then once he arrived in Resurection, unlike his friend Otto.
  • Noble Demon: Unlike other vampires, he still retains a conscience and is incredibly burdened by his crimes as a human.
  • Rape Is a Special Kind of Evil: Though its hardly an issue among Résurrection residents, what landed Heinrich in Hell besides his crimes as a Nazi was the rape of a Russian woman who looked just like Rebecca. And he agrees that he deserves to be in Hell for it.
  • Reincarnation: He used to be in a previous life Thurim, a vampire knight that challenged Dracula for power and was executed.
  • Self-Serving Memory: A really, really dark variant. The first volume opened with his death at hands of Soviet soldiers who tried to take Rebecca's picture from him. This turns out to be a fabrication created from his own guilt to paint his death in a more heroic light, as Mortis and Cryptos scan his past and see the real truth: he was killed by a female Soviet soldier he raped because of her semblance to Rebecca.
  • Starcrossed Lovers: In life, he was a Nazi in love with a Jewish woman and their relationship turned pretty destructive until she was taken away and executed, while Heinrich escaped any repercussions as he went to fight in the Eastern Front and die in action. In Hell, he became a vampire because of his many crimes while Rebecca, who died the innocent victim of another vampire, became a lamia. The two love birds don't seem to catch a break.
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     Dracula 

Dracula

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The unquestioned vampire king in Résurrection and ruler of Draconia. Distinguished from other vampires by the fact he used to be one too on Earth before ending up on Résurrection, being the first vampire there and not aging backwards like everybody else in this world, as well as granting the same ability to others.


  • 0% Approval Rating: Dracula is not a very well-liked figure to say the least. Its pointed out In-Universe that every nation surrounding his country despises him - the Lamias hate him for oppressing them, the Ghouls and the Dystopians are his political rivals who would like nothing more than replace him as dominant power. His own "son" Black Sabbat is plotting to overthrow him and has the support of a large number of vampires, meaning he is not very popular among his own people. He doesn't necessarily does much to endear himself to possible allies since he drives the Archaeologists away by maiming their high priest in his introductory scene and Requiem, who ironically wants to keep his distance from him, is dragged into the feud after Rebecca is forced to become Dracula's bride.
  • 24-Hour Armor: He wears that spiky-red armor all the time, even in special occasions like a celebration ball. To be fair given how cutthroat the vampire elite is, you can't fault him for being Properly Paranoid.
  • Bad Boss: It really depends though; he blames the Archaeologists in his ship for the black opium's loss and has all of them punished. He also gives electric shocks to his advisers whenever they say something he doesn't like hearing. As far as we have seen, he is less of a dick towards his family.
  • Badass Mustache: An extremely long one, just like his real-life counterpart.
  • Big Bad: Played with. While he rules over Resurrection with iron fist and everyone else wants to kill him, most factions are just as bad as he is and the main protagonist has no interest in opposing him (until his Morality Pet is threatened, that is). With that said according to J. Edgar Hoover, he has plans to return to Earth and conquer it, but we have yet to see this play out.
  • Character Tics:
    • Flapping his wings or arching his eyebrows are a bad omen, meaning that he is speechless with rage.
    • Stroking his mustache whenever he is happy about plotting revenge.
  • Dracula: The one and only. And of course he had to be king of all vampires.
  • Droit du Seigneur: By Draconia's decree, any blood virgins (victims who were not yet bitten by a vampire) are handed to the Convent of Blood to join his Royal Harem of brides, as its his right to have the first bite.
  • Egopolis: The country that serves as seat of his power is named Draconia.
  • Establishing Character Moment: In his first appearance, he orders his men to nail an Archeologist's mask to his face, because he did not remove it in reverence to him.
  • Evil Overlord: Top-dog of a hellish world that makes Mordor look like daycare? Check. Clad in a scary and spiky armor? Check. Powerful beyond imagining and presented as evil incarnate? Check. Having such a negative reputation that nearly every faction wants him dead? If that doesn't make him an textbook dark lord, nothing else will.
  • Fangs Are Evil: Well duh, he is a vampire. But the reason why this trope is brought up is because his fangs are even longer than other vampires. We're talking sabertooh size.
  • Immortality Inducer: His "Dark Kiss" can stop any resident of "Résurrection" from aging backwards and grants an extremely powerful Healing Factor. Its not very easy to come by, specially since one of those who received it - Thurim - turned against Dracula and attempted to dethrone him, and it was very difficult to put him down afterwards.
  • Historical Domain Character: And according to the backstory, he did become a vampire on Earth too before going to Hell.
  • Large and in Charge: Dracula is a giant brute of a man.
  • Magic Versus Science: He has contempt for scientists and looks down at the Archaeologists and their ways.
  • Monster Progenitor: Dracula is the very first vampire to have materialized on Résurrection even before people that were born before him like Atilla or Nero.
  • Royal Harem: His "brides" live cloistered in the Convent of Blood, and no man but Drac himself is allowed to touch them. Rebecca would have became his newest addition, if Otto didn't capture her first.
  • Tin Tyrant: He is always clad in his draconic red armor.
  • Unholy Matrimony: Elizabeth Báthory (the infamous real-life noblewoman who bathed in the blood of girls to preserve her youth) is his official consort. With that said their relationship is very open: Dracula has an harem of lovely brides and Elizabeth occasionally takes several paramours such as Claudia.
  • Vampire's Harem: Subverted. He still keeps his brides yes, but they are all "virgin" victims that have no being claimed. None of them are actual vampires.
  • Vampire Monarch: The biggest, meanest and most powerful vampire around. Interestingly, he is also the oldest vampire in Resurrection, despite the fact individuals such as Nero and Atilla existed before Vlad thousand years before, they ended up in Hell after him because of Timey-Wimey Ball.
  • Winged Humanoid: He sports a pair of feathered wings on his back.

     Claudia Demona 

Claudia Demona

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Claudia used to be a demon-worshiper that was sentenced to Résurrection after a ritual went horribly wrong and she was executed through spontaneous corruption by the very forces of Hell. She became one of the most wicked creatures on Résurrection, spending much of her time in sadomasochist sexual rituals. Claudia is also involved in a plot along with other vampires to dethrone Dracula.


  • Bestiality Is Depraved: Extremely. She doesn't mind if some flying baboon mutants had their way with her and she later has sex with Torquemada in his werewolf form, in front of Sean to torture and humiliate her old lover.
  • Chainmail Bikini: While her normal outfit doesn't really qualify as this trope (though its pretty revealing on its own right), she quite literally wears lingerie armor in a fighting tournament in Volume 7.
  • Dark Action Girl: A female vampire knight (Amazon?) and an absolutely fearsome fighter.
  • Evil Matriarch: She made a deal with dark forces to sacrifice her own daughter, Carly, on her twenty-first birthday, in exchange for Vampire Knight training in Resurrection.
  • Decoy Damsel: In order to bring Requiem over to the conspirators' side, she faked being attacked by several baboon mutants, as she knew appealing to Requiem's sense of chivalry he would rush to save a distressed damsel.
  • Depraved Bisexual: More like Depraved Omnisexual: She has show attraction to both Requiem and Elizabeth Bathory, but she also had no hangs up about being ravished by several flying baboon men.
  • Femme Fatale: Her feminine wiles are just as lethal as her fighting skills.
  • Lesbian Vampire: She is shown having a relationship with Elizabeth Bathory and hits on Rebecca when she is being held captive along with all other captured lamias.
  • I Have You Now, My Pretty: Pulled this almost word-for-word on Rebecca, complimenting on her beauty, groping her body and declaring she would claim her for herself.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Her design is so over-the-top that calling her Dominatrix doesn't even begin to describe it.
  • Raven Hair, Ivory Skin: Unlike most vampires in the comics, Demona has dark-hair instead of silver / white.
  • Religion of Evil: She used to be a devil worshiper in life and she now reveres the Lords of Limbo.
  • Shameful Strip: It happens to her at Requiem's hands, when he tricks Claudia into going down into the dungeon where Rebecca is being imprisoned, and forces her to remove her clothes at gunpoint so Rebecca can disguise herself with it.
  • Too Kinky to Torture: Her ex-lover turned lamia tried to choke her to death using his chain, but she only got pleasure from Erotic Asphyxiation. Claudia is greatly dismayed by the fact lamias do not torment her anymore like they do with other vampires, because she absolutely reveled in her crimes.
  • Villain Protagonist: Claudia starred her own spin off series Claudia: Vampire Knight.
  • Whip It Good: Her weapon of choice.

     Nero 

Nero

The 5th Roman Emperor, he was reincarnated as a vampire in Résurrection. Dracula granted him his Dark Kiss that prevents him from aging backwards like others Hell denizens and now Nero serves as his most important enforcer.

    Elizabeth Bathory 
Dracula's wife and queen of Draconia. She was the infamous real-life Hungarian noblewoman that murdered countless virgin girls just to bathe in their blood and preserve her youth. In Résurrection, she received Dracula's dark kiss, making her one of the few truly immortal beings in Résurrection.
  • Berserk Button: She really doesn't like when people disturb her personal chamber while she is bathing. Mother Mitra learned that the hard way after getting disemboweled by her.
  • Bathing Beauty: Bathory is shown bathing quite nicely on Volume 10, its just too bad that we all know on what she is bathing.
  • Blood Magic: Her primary power is the ability to control blood, using it to manipulate other weapons and briefly creating an armor around her body.
  • Chainmail Bikini: Whenever she needs to fight physically, she materializes one using blood that resembles a corset, thong and long boots with stockings.
  • Dark Action Girl: Though Bathory relies on magic most of the time, she can get pretty brutal in hand-to-hand such as using a massive axe to disebowel Mother Mitra and take on multiple ghouls on Volume 11.
  • Depraved Bisexual: She is married to Dracula, but she takes many women to her bed including Claudia, a couple of Leopard Women and probably would have taken Rebecca too if she had the chance, according to Claudia.
  • Evil Redhead: An evil vampire queen with scarlet hair.
  • God Save Us from the Queen!: In her own words: "we Draculas are used to rule, but we do not govern." Essentially, we in power do what we want.
  • Good Thing You Can Heal: As result of gaining the Dark Kiss, her Healing Factor is very potent as demonstrated when Mitra shoots her with a machine gun and she instantly recovers.
  • Historical Domain Character: The Bloody Countess herself, one of the most prolific female serial killers of all time.
  • Lady of Black Magic: Dark, evil and sexy female magic user.
  • The Hedonist: She is first seen surrounded by an harem of Leopard Women.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Do take caution in looking her up, since Bathory is pretty much stark-naked with only her arms and shoulders being covered and nothing else. And this isn't even counting the loads of Les Yay she has with female characters. Also, it helps she doesn't have body markings like other vampires.
  • Unholy Matrimony: With Count Dracula.

     Otto von Todt 

Otto von Todt

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Originally Otto Hollman, a ruthless Nazi that died in exile in South America and became a Vampire Knight in Résurrection. Despite dying years after than Heinrich's own death, he ended up on this new world before him. He befriends Heinrich after he saved his life from a gang of scavenging zombies.


  • Affably Evil: Around Requiem, that is. He is surprisingly friendly and jovial, acting like a Big Brother Mentor and being surprisingly patient and tolerant with him, despite Requiem's attitude being taboo in Résurrection since he thinks this is just a phase. This attitude pretty much evaporates when Requiem decides to get together with Rebecca.
  • Arch-Enemy: To Rebecca, being the one who killed her in life and responsible for her presence in Résurrection, with his expiring being the only thing that would release. Otto certainly returns the sentiment and desires to further torment her.
  • Blood Knight: Otto lusts for violence and death, almost to his own detriment. In life, he could have escaped Argentina after the nazi hunters found him, but he decided to wait for the opportunity to kill more jews.
  • Body Horror: Requiem shoves him down into a fireplace and Otto re-emerges severely burned. And these scars may as well be permanent.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: He had his face cleaved with a knife by Rebecca's sister, and he was left to die for two hours.
  • Faux Affably Evil: He pretty much becomes like this after Requiem decides to save Rebecca.
  • Fully-Embraced Fiend: As a foil to Requiem.
  • I Regret Nothing: Otto has no regrets for his crimes. In fact, he is glad for them getting him into Resurrection.
  • Major Injury Underreaction: He takes an frigging axe to the face in stride and isn't that bothered about being burned alive. In fact, he is more upset with his precious collection being destroyed than anything that happens with him.
  • Nazi Grandpa: He managed to evade arrest after the Nazis' downfall and find refuge in Argentina, where he died at the age of 50.
  • Offscreen Moment of Awesome: A villainous variant nonetheless, but it still counts. He managed to sneak inside the Convent of Blood and kidnap Rebecca while the Sisters aren't watching and does so without triggering a fight.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: Unlike Heinrich, Otto still retains his Nazi sentiments as a vampire and still refers to Rebecca as "jewess" in a derogatory manner.
  • Shadow Archetype: To Requiem. They were both Nazis whose crimes landed them on Hell and they both became Vampire Knights, however Otto delights in all the pain and misery he caused and he represents everything that Requiem loathes about himself.
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     Sabre Eretica 

Sabre Eretica

A lone vampire encountered by Requiem after he decides to desert the vampires and save Rebecca. Becomes an very unlikely ally after running into him a few times and may be the closest thing to The Lancer that Requiem has.
  • Affably Evil: Barring his extremely lecherous attitude and having committed some really horrible atrocities to earn his place in Résurrection as a vampire. He is incredibly friendly towards Requiem at least and may genuinely means it.
  • Cool Shades: Sabre wears them so often we never see his eyes.
  • Critical Research Failure: In-Universe, he claims that his name is Russian for "vampire", except that is not even remotely true. Its either "vampyr" or "vurdalak".
  • The Casanova: A massive pervert that manages to find his way into the Convent of Blood to try and score with Dracula's brides. Either must be extraordinarily brave or suicidal to pull such feat.
  • The Lancer: Specially when he and Requiem are trapped inside the Convent of Blood. It helps that Sabre also serves as another nice foil to Heinrich.
  • Perpetual Smiler: He never stops smiling, except for a couple serious moments.

     Lord Cryptos 

Lord Cryptos

A diminutive vampire lord that lives in the moon orbiting Hell. Since the vampires in Dracula's Resurrection age backwards, this would mean that Cryptos is extremely old due to his infantile state. Nevertheless, he is just as brutal as the other vampires of his creed. His true identity and who he used to be in life is unknown.
  • Bald of Evil: Not a single string of hair in that newborn head.
  • Brainy Baby: Has the body of an infant but the intellect of a grown man.
  • Co-Dragons: Along with Mortis and Sabbat to Aiwass, with Cryptos in particular serving as figurehead once they dethrone Dracula.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Cryptos snarks down on Heinrich when he initially refuses to join Dracula's army by mockingly asking if he plans to start a resistance group of his own.
  • Evil Mentor: He is responsible for training vampire knights for Dracula's army. It should be noted that only 1 in 10 manage to complete the training.
  • Mister Big: Specially surrounded by his henchmen. With that said, he is not to be trifled with it since we are talking about a vampire almost as old as Dracula himself.
  • Older Than They Look: An extreme example. Cryptos looks like a baby, but that means he is actually one of the oldest beings in Hell.
  • Pintsized Powerhouse: His little infantile hands apparently pack an impressive punch and he also wields a pair of short swords with fearsome skill - which makes sense for someone who trains vampire knights for Dracula's army.
  • Puppet King: The part he plays in the Hellfire Club's conspiracy is that he will nominally take Dracula's place once he is dethroned, because he is old enough to garner enough respect and support from the people. With that said, because he is too old to rule effectively, Sabbat is the actual power behind the throne.
  • Reassigned to Antarctica: When he was growing too young for his job, Dracula sent him to the moon orbiting Hell so he could train vampire knights for his army.
  • Secret Police: What used to be Cryptos' job before he became too young. His police force was so efficient, nobody knew where their HQ was located, not even Cryptos himself in case anyone tried to read his mind.
  • Scatterbrained Senior: A curious inversion, Cryptos suffers juvenile dementia as result of aging backwards. Being a baby in Résurrection means that you are really, really old.
  • Undead Child: In a sense, since people age backwards in this world, he is a vampire in baby form.

     Lord Mortis 

Lord Mortis

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A vampire knight that takes an instant dislike of Heinrich, he is a key member of the Hellfire Club. While his true identity is unknown, Mortis survived the Holocaust and was Claudia's partner-in-crime while they were alive.


  • Ambiguously Jewish: He is heavily implied to have been Jewish, since he is an Holocaust survivor, but not outright confirmed. Jews were not the only group persecuted by the Nazis during the Holocaust after all.
  • Co-Dragons: With Lord Cryptos and Black Sabbat to Aiwass.
  • The Collector: Mortis collects many infamous weapons such as the rifle used to kill JFK and the knife used to kill Marat, just to name a few.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Even though Mortis is as cruel and heartless as any other vampire, he endured such harsh treatment in the death camps that he turned into black magic just to survive.
  • Evil Sorceror: He dabbles in dark magic frequently, just like he did in life and uses it to send a Lord of Limbo to assassinate Requiem.
  • Kick the Dog: He keeps a female lamia chained in his crypt as his personal slave / bloodbag and regularly abuses and tortures her. Then he sacrifices her to summon said Lord of Limbo.
  • Skeletons in the Coat Closet: Mortis wears a pair of fingers as earrings.
  • Smug Snake: At least around Requiem, that is.

    Black Sabbat 

Black Sabbat

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Back on Earth, he was the infamous occultist Aleister Crowley. On Résurrection, he became a vampire and Chancellor of the Bank of Blood. Even though he is Dracula's "son", giving him his dark kiss that granted immortality, Sabbat leads the Hellfire Club, a vampire group conspiring with Draconia's many enemies to have his father overthrown, and Sabbat ruling in his place.

    Attila the Hun 

Attila the Hun

The Scourge of God and embodiment of the Anti-Christ, his brutality on Earth earned him a place in Dracula's court as Admiral of his fleet.
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    Thurim 

Thurim

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Once a brutal Teutonic knight who was secretly a Satanist, he fell into combat against Orthodox Russians from Novgorod and ended up in Résurrection as a vampire. He thrived on chaos and conflict until he was expired for challenging Dracula's authority.


  • A Nazi by Any Other Name: In his battle against the Orthodox Russians, the Rousing Speech he gives to his men is charged with this alongside Holier Than Thou:
    Thurim: Knights of Christ! Our enemies are Slavs! Their name means slaves! Lets take them back to captivity! In the name of the Cross! We are Prussians, they are Russians! They are derived from our left-overs! This race must be cleansed! In the name of the Lord! They have the shape of humans, but they are sub-humans. Heretics! Pagans! Who do not obey our Holy Father the Pope! Lets put an end to their evil ways! In the name of Jesus! Show no mercy! Death to the under race!
  • Axe-Crazy: It really should tell you something that in the insane world of Résurrection, he stood out as this.
  • The Brute: A very unconventional example since he doesn't look the type (specially when compared to Attila), but he serves this role to the Hellfire Club, being their physical powerhouse and their trump card against Dracula. For bonus points, he also uses a hammer in combat and certainly has the personality to match.
  • Drop the Hammer: He wielded a magic hammer originally held by Satan himself.
  • Dying Curse: As he sunk on the frozen lake in front of the the Russians, he vowed one day to return in a new incarnation to plague them. Amusingly he did return as Heinrich during World War II, who would fight against the Soviets in the Eastern Front.
  • Enemy Within: Once his knowledge is discovered, Thurim becomes a part of Requiem and tempts him to commit evil acts such as biting Rebecca (which would turn her into his slave) while they are making love and nearly raping a Sister of Blood.
  • Fate Worse than Death: As result of getting Dracula's Dark Kiss, he became truly immortal and gained a powerful healing factor. After trying to usurp Dracula, he was sentenced to be forever torn apart without truly dying for a long time.
  • Flipping the Bird: During his prayer to the Devil, towards "Joker Jesus".
  • The Hedonist: Heinrich has a vision of him surrounded by massive orgies while he sits on a throne. When Thurim takes control of Requiem's body, he tries using it to rape a surviving Sister of Blood, requiring Requiem to struggle back for control.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: His defeat on Novgorod was caused by his own hammer, whose magical powers caused the ice beneath to break and all his forces drowning in it.
  • Holier Than Thou: While he claims to be devout and righteous for cleansing heretics and pagans, he is secretly an Satanist... Something which his Orthodox Russian enemies realize and denounce him as.
  • Light Is Not Good: Being a Knight Teutonic who wore only white in his life, he also had a fairly saintly appearance that belied his dark nature.
  • The Noseless: His nose was cut off as vampire.
  • Posthumous Character: He had long expired by the time the series began.
  • Put the "Laughter" in "Slaughter": Specially after Possessing Requiem's body.
    Thurim: Its raining nuns! Hellelujah!
  • Straw Hypocrite: He claimed to fight for Christianity but was secretly a devil-worshipper.

    Dragon 

Dragon

A renegade vampire samurai that had turned his back on his race for mysterious reasons and now sided with Mother Mitra's ghouls. He used to be a Japanese soldier who participated in the Massacre of Nanking and died shortly after the end of World War II.
  • Blood Knight: Dragon brags about killing many Chinese civilians and doing it better than other Japanese soldiers.
  • Despair Event Horizon: After witnessing the destruction by the nuclear destruction in Japan, he went on a suicidal charge.
  • Horned Humanoid: He has a pair of horns in his brow, that make him resemble an oni.
  • Hunter of His Own Kind: An villainous example, since he is a vampire that hunts vampires, but he is still very much evil. The difference is that his new masters do it for the greater good rather than For the Evulz.
  • Ninja Pirate Robot Zombie: A Japanese vampire that looks like an oni and fights like an samurai.
  • Revenge: Even in death, he seeks revenge for the ones responsible for Hiroshima and Nagasaki detonation.
  • Vampire Hunter: Naturally, but not a sympathetic example like Rebecca or Sean.

    The Doomsday Man 

The Doomsday Man

A secret superweapon used by Dracula that he kept locked up inside a coffin. Its actually none other than Adolf Hitler.
  • Historical Domain Character: Its Adolf Hitler.
  • Karma Houdini: A surprising aversion. Rather than becoming a part of Résurrection's Deadly Decadent Court, he was locked up in a coffin for all time until the right hour came. And then Dracula kills him.
  • Nosebleed: A non-anime variant, when blood runs through his nose it forms a distinctive mustache-trail which indicates who he is.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: He is never referred to as Adolf Hitler, only as "The Doomsday Man" by Dracula
  • Pragmatic Villainy: He is being kept comatose, not because he is that powerful, dangerous or what he did was really that loathsome for Résurrection's standards, but in fact to expire him when the time is right so his victims could be expelled from Résurrection.
  • Person of Mass Destruction: In a sense, his "activation" destroys millions of lamias.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: Locked up inside a coffin and covered in chains.
  • Superweapon Surprise: 6 million lamias are about to overwhelm Dracula's ship, so he pulls out Hitler out of his sleep to expire him and eliminate the lamias in one stroke.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: He gets a total of three panels and two lines of dialogue before getting expired.

Other Résurrection Denizens

     Rebecca 

Rebecca

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Requiem's love interest from Earth. She was a Jewish woman that fell in love with Heinrich, but ended up in the death camps where she was killed. Because her killer also became a vampire on Résurrection, she rose as a lamia and will continue to exist until either she or tormentor are "expired".


  • Action Girl: Despite being helpless against other Résurrection monsters on the account of being a mere lamia, Rebecca might be the most straightforward example of this trope in the series since all other female characters are of the dark variant. She is not afraid of grabbing a machine gun in a plane piloted by Heinrich to bring down some dragons, punching a lecherous ogre that wanted to pimp her out or using a bladed fan to behead several ogres during a Bar Brawl. Rebecca also comes really close to expiring Otto and this after he had seemingly killed Requiem in a fight.
  • Bandage Babe: Her initial outfit is nothing more than bandages.
  • Beauty Mark: Rebecca has a mole over her higher lip from Volume 3 forward.
  • Cute Ghost Girl: Despite the horrifying way she died in the Holocaust, Rebecca is pretty attractive as a lamia.
  • Destructive Romance: What her relationship with Heinrich boiled down to when she revealed that she is Jewish.
  • Damsel out of Distress: Her being an Distressed Damsel is understandable since she is a lamia and rather weak compared to other denizens of Résurrection, with that said that doesn't stop her from displaying some badassness.
  • The Lost Lenore: Her death struck a horrendous blown to Heinrich while he was alive. Subverted, since they reunite with each other in the afterlife.
  • Matzo Fever: Jewish and very beautiful. Still, its another dark variant since she had a Destructive Romance with with a Nazi and she keeps attracting the wrong sort of attraction such as one depraved Lesbian Vampire and Count Dracula himself.
  • Morality Pet: To Heinrich / Requiem.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Though not as blatantly and over-the-top like female vampires, Rebecca qualifies as she initially wrapped in bandages as a lamia, gets ocassionally stuffed in a revealing leather outfit and most of her appearances depict her almost or outright nude - it helps she is a very prominent female character. Its very ironic when you consider she died as a Holocaust victim and looked line one. Claudia lampshades her beauty in Volume 4:
    Claudia: Oh yes, you were right, Heinrich... She is a little poppet. She could have been chosen as a bride of Dracula himself. [to Rebecca] I am sure my friend Elizabeth would love to sink her teeth into you... But I am going to have you all for myself, my pretty maid who's never been milked.
  • Out of the Frying Pan: Rebecca is forced into Dracula's harem and Heirich tries to mount a rescue. He finds out that she has been "rescued" by none other than her Arch-Enemy, Otto.
  • Rebel Leader: One of the few key leaders of the lamia resistance against Dracula's rule.
  • Reluctant Fanservice Girl: When told by Heirich to dress in a inconspicuous vampire outfit (some corsets, long boots and stocking filler), she is very embarrassed.
  • Technical Virgin: By Résurrection standards at least; despite having a sexual relationship with Heinrich, she is a "virgin" in the sense she never been bitten by a vampire before, which makes her highly valuable among them, as one ogre in Volume 5 offered to pimp her out to some vampires. The fact she already had sex before doesn't factor her "virginity" at all.
  • Sex Slave: She is actually forced to become Dracula's bride, and both Sabbat and Thurim taunt Requiem about this if he does not cooperate with their scheme.
  • Starcrossed Lovers: On Earth, she was a Jew and he was a Nazi. On Résurrection, she is a lamia and he is a vampire.
  • Vampire Hunter: Calls herself one when she first interacts with Requiem for the first time.

    Sean 
Previously, he was Claudia Demona's lover in life and unaware that she worshiped the Devil. When he discovered this, she killed him and as a result damned him to Résurrection as well when she became a vampire. Now he is a key leader of the lemurian resistence alongside Rebecca.
  • All Love Is Unrequited: He is in love with Rebecca, but she doesn't return the feelings because she is interested only in killing Otto so she can leave this place and also because she still has some lingering feelings about Heinrich.
  • Badass Normal: For whatever value the word "normal" holds in Résurrection. He doesn't have any obvious powers, but is still able to fight on the same level as vampires, who are all magic knights.
  • BFS: He carries a two handed sword that is almost as large as him.
  • Boom, Headshot!: He was shot in the head in life, and he still bears the same scar.
  • Hero Antagonist: The lamia are the closest thing to a good faction in Résurrection and they are in open revolt against Dracula, who sends Requiem to deal with them.
  • Love Hurts: Poor guy doesn't catch a break romantically. His previous love interest blew his head off and damned him to Hell and the girl he is interested in right now will not entertain any affection from him.
  • Knight in Shining Armor: In a sense, he wears a shining white armor and is an unambiguously good character.
  • Wrong Genre Savvy: In any other story, Sean would have been The Hero, fighting for salvation of his kind and the woman he loves, which is exactly how he feels like. He doesn't know he is a side character in a story focusing on his enemies.

     Igor 

Igor

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A kobold manservant provided to Requiem as a victim for him to feed on, he becomes a sidekick of sorts.


  • Afraid of Blood: He mentions it that he is terrified of blood in his first appearance. But given he was about to be bitten by a vampire and was terrified...
  • Butt-Monkey: Igor's wretched existence is played for laughs. For starters, his race is regarded as even lower than zombies. He was given as a gift by Otto to Requiem, but since he is unable to feed directly.
  • Evil Redhead: Of the Harmless Villain variant.
  • Harmless Villain: This seems to be the kobolds' hat. Igor may have done some bad things in life to deserve being in Hell (if he didn't, he would have been a lamia like Rebecca), but he is treated as a joke by everyone.
  • Our Goblins Are Different: He is actually a kobold, but he is much closer to an goblin in appearance.
  • Single Specimen Species: He is the only kobold seem so far in the series, though its presumed more of them exist. A couple are featured in the background in Claudia: Vampire Knight.
  • Smug Snake: The one time he tried to play tough was trying sell information about Mortis and the whole conspiracy to Requiem, but it didn't work because Requiem already knew and agree to be part of it.
  • Third-Person Person: Igor speaks in this fashion.
  • Too Dumb to Live: How did Igor end up in Requiem's service in the first place? He tried to sold him and Otto a mirror, which is highly illegal in Résurrection, prompting Otto to arrest him and use him as a victim.

    The Devil's Dictionary 

Le Dictionnaire Du Diable

The Devil's Dictionary is a small pterodactyl/dragon hybrid that has knowledge of all the evil anyone has done in the universe. Originally belonged to Mother Terror before her expiring and now serves as Requiem's sidekick.

     Mother Venus 

Mother Venus

She was the most notorious feminist of the Venus colony in the XXIIIth century, advocating systematic sterilisation of all males for the greater good. In Résurrection, she becomes a ghoul and replaces Mother Terror as head of their pirate fleet.

    Mother Mitra 
The supreme Guildmaster of the Ghoul Pirates. She is seemingly working alongside Mortis (and by extension the Hellfire Club) to bring down Dracula, but she has her own agenda: to completely overthrow vampires as the ruling class of Résurrection and install the ghouls in their place.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Elizabeth pins her to the wall using many knives and blades and then disembowels her using a huge axe.
  • Dirty Cop: Its initially implied that Mitra might have been a corrupt police chief in life before becoming the Pirate Queen of Résurrection. It turns out to be incorrect, she used to be the FBI Director from 1924 to 35...
  • Gender Bender: She used to be a man in life.
  • Fan Disservice: Mitra is wearing a very transparent gown and you can see her nipples through it. You may faint now.
  • Fat Bastard: Morbidly-obese seems quite the understatement in describing her.
  • It's Personal: As it turns out, Mitra has a personal reason why she wants to destroy the vampires: When she was J. Edgar Hoover in life, he was murdered by vampires from Résurrection for investigating them.
  • He Knows Too Much: The cause of death on Earth: he knew about Dracula's second coming on Earth and was murdered by his henchmen.
  • Historical Domain Character: Brace yourselves, because you will not see this coming... She was J. Edgar Hoover.
  • Knight Templar: She is a ghoul after all.
  • Lamprey Mouth: Not apparent at first, but when Mitra opens her mouth, its revealed to be circular and filled with so many teeth.
  • Large and in Charge: Mitra might be even bigger or at least wider in size than Dracula.
  • Pirate Girl: Not an attractive example by any stretch, mind you. But she is a pirate and she is a female.
  • Villainous Crossdresser: In life at least, Hoover was pretending to be a woman while investigating about Résurrection, its probably why he reincarnated as a female.

    Liches 

Liches

A ghoul member of an Eastern crew summoned by Mitra in their all-out attack on Necropolis, the vampires' city. Liches used to be Madame Ho, a female Chinese gangster that had her entire family killed in the Rape of Nanking at the hands of Japanese soldiers, and has a bone to pick with Dragon, who also participated in the massacre.


  • Chain Pain: Liches' hair is literally made of chains.
  • Chinese Vampire: Well, not actually an vampire, since he is a ghoul and he hates vampires with passion. But he does resemble a jiang shi regardless.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Requiem expires him in just one panel.
  • Evil Old Folks: In life at least, she was an old gangster and a pimp that dealt in human flesh.
  • Dual Wielding: He wields a pair of katanas.
  • Gender Bender: Originally a woman on Earth, she was reincarnated as a male ghoul in Résurrection. Something we only find out before Requiem destroys him.
  • It's Personal: His family was butchered by Dragon and his fellow soldiers in the Rape of Nanking, so he requests a chance to have a duel to the death with him. Mitra grants his wish, but she is advised to interrupt it because the ghouls need every ally they can get.
  • Master Swordsman: He is no slouch with a sword against Dragon, who was trained as a samurai and is a formidable opponent. Unfortunately, the moment Liches runs into Requiem, he gets unceremoniously killed.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Perhaps even more so than the ghouls, the Dystopians and the Hellfire Club working together, Liches has a very personal reason to dislike Dragon.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Dies in the same volume he is introduced to.

    Tomas de Torquemada 

Tomás de Torquemada

The biggest and most powerful werewolf in Résurrection, he was the Grand Inquisitor well known for his witch-hunts in the 15th century.
  • Black Cloak: In his non-transformed form, he wears a black hood and cloak.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: He could only be kept under control by the lamias through brainwash.
  • The Dragon: Ends up becoming one to Claudia.
  • Eye Scream: Requiem pulls out both of his eyes with impaling guns.
  • Face–Heel Turn: Originally on the lamias' side, he has been captured and turned as Claudia's minion. Though its not like his morality changed one bit, he just changed one master for another
  • Holier Than Thou: All religious fanatics are damned to rise as werewolves in Résurrection. Torquemada in particular views his condition as another mission from God to exterminate and punish the weak in Hell.
  • Historical Domain Character: The notorious leader of The Spanish Inquisition.
  • Nominal Hero: Tomás made countless victims in life and as result, several lamias despise him. Rebecca has to point out to one of his victims - a fellow Jew that was executed by Torquemada - that he is necessary in order to fight against Draconia's forces.
  • Our Werewolves Are Different: Tomás is the largest and the strongest, can transform at will or if activated by his masters.
  • "Reason You Suck" Speech: Deliver an devastatingly savage one to Perfidia.

    Queen Perfidia 

Queen Perfidia

Queen of the Dystopians, a Lizard Folk nation in Résurrection that is clearly supposed to be analogous to Great Britain. Her nation has been long time enemies with Draconia, but they have been in recently shaky peace which can only be described as lukewarm at really best.
  • Cute Monster Girl: Really downplayed. She is not exactly gorgeous like Rebecca or Claudia, on the contrary, she is rather scary-looking, but she is far human-looking next to the rest of her kind, who are humanoid lizards.
  • Evil Brit: Well, a hellish version of Britain at any rate. Cripes, her empire's capital is named Donlon.
  • God Save Us from the Queen!: The female ruler of an empire of dishonest, moneygrubbing lizardmen from Hell is not exactly going to be The High Queen.
  • Gorgeous Gorgon: Her hair turns into snakes when she is really angry.
  • Grand Dame: An evil example, mind you.
  • No Historical Figures Were Harmed: Though its is not outright confirmed that she was Elizabeth I, the resemblance is uncanny.
  • Out-Gambitted: She orders the Black Opium cargo from Draconia to be stolen so it can be sold back to the vampires for huge amounts of gold. Unfortunately for her, the vampires caught on her plan and secretly stole her gold, using it to pay her in her own money for the Black Opium. Ooops.
  • Sophisticated as Hell: She is introduced speaking in a very lady-like manner like you'd expect a British Queen to talk like... And then tell her manservant to "go fuck himself" for not checking if the coins were their own.
  • This Means War!: After her ploy to have trick Dracula fell through, he pays back by burning Donlon to the ground and Perfidia formally declaring war between the two nations.
  • Token Wholesome: Oddly enough, in a comic where every female character is sexualized to some extent, whether its to provide Fanservice or Fan Disservice, Perfidia stands out among them by the fact she never appeared nude in the story and wears merely a white Pimped-Out Dress instead of fetish-leather outfit or bandages. When you consider that she might have been Elizabeth I, also known as the Virgin Queen, it makes sense she would fit this trope.

    King Ruthra 

King Ruthra

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This comic's own version of King Arthur, he is the legendary Dystopian king that laid in slumber for eons until he is reawakened for the war against Dracula.


  • Cool Sword: His sword Excalibur, which is just as large as he is.
  • Dragon Knight: He is a dragon knight with a lion head.
  • Evil Brit: Not just any evil brit though, but an evil depiction of one of their most legendary heroes!
  • Historical Villain Upgrade: More like "Legendary Villain Upgrade" given Arthur's status whether he was a myth or a real person. Many depictions of King Arthur varied radically, with some of the least sympathetic featuring the Massacre of the May Babies, but of all things Arthur was accused of, being an Evil Colonialist was not one of them, with this version of him embodying all the imperialist "virtues" that the Dystopians embrace so much.
  • King of Beasts: He has a very leonine appearance, as well as very regal looking.
  • King in the Mountain: Much like the Arthurian myth, he would sleep until Brittannia / Dystopia would need him again. But given the circumstances, he probably qualifies as Sealed Evil in a Can.
  • Light Is Not Good: The best example in the comics. Given that almost all evil characters in Resurrection leans towards Red and Black and Evil All Over, Ruthra stand out by wearing gold armor and looking fairly angelic. He is just as evil as the rest of them, though.
  • Sdrawkcab Name: Ruthra = Arthur.
  • Trial by Combat: Challenges Dracula to one in order to settle the war between Dystopians and Vampires.
  • Winged Humanoid: Despite having a clearly inhuman face, he otherwise fits the trope pretty nicely.

    Tolecnal 
A knight of the Round Table and Ruthra's second in command. Yes, that is Sir Lancelot.

    The Arch-Hierophante 

The Arch-Hierophante

The supreme head of the Archaeologists, the faction responsible for studying and guarding technology in the setting. They were all mad scientists in life, and the Arch-Hierophante's identity is a mystery, though its stated was an specialist in human vivisection. After Dracula punishes his men and has his emissary's maimed, the Arch-Hierophante becomes outraged and sides with the Hellfire Club in the conspiracy plot to dethrone Dracula.
  • Bad Boss: While he is very livid about his own Archeologists being abused by Dracula, he isn't afraid of throwing them under the bus himself to get what he wants. He threatens Dr. Dippel with a punishment similar to Prometheus in Greek mythology in case he fails him, and after he completes his task, the Arch-Hierophante turns Dippel's creation against him to hide his involvement in the attack against Dracula.
  • Body Horror: His body is so desiccated that he requires someone else's freshly flayed skin to walk around. He eventually has to return to his tank, and only for a few hours, since his new skin degrades at an alarming rate.
  • Dark Lord on Life Support: He is very fragile and he requires to live in a tank all the time.
  • The Dreaded: Invoked by him as he believes that his actions on Earth and all the resources he has in his disposal would have been enough to give Dracula's pause.
  • Emperor Scientist: The Arch-Hierophante is an independent head of state in his own right and leads a faction composed of entirely of mad scientists.
  • The Evil Genius: He plays this role to the Hellfire Club, providing them with superweapons to dethrone Dracula.
  • Fantasy Gun Control: He withholds technology from falling into the hands of the lower classes so they can't threaten the vampires' authority.
  • Genuine Human Hide: Whenever he feels like spreading his legs and taking a walk, his minions flay someone so he can wear their skin.
  • Humongous Mecha: He has a giant robot as a sarcophagus, but it hasn't been seen in action yet.
  • Mistreatment-Induced Betrayal: The arbitrary punishment of his High Priest as Dracula's hands was enough for him to throw his lot with Black Sabbat.
  • Nepharious Pharaoh: Not really an pharaoh, but his design is certainly evocative of one.
  • No Historical Figures Were Harmed: Its heavily implied that he might have been Josef Mengele in real life.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Zig-Zagged. He does look like someone who is at least several hundreds years old and mentions to have grown down alongside Lord Cryptos (who is also pretty old himself), but since everyone ages backwards in Résurrection and looking like a baby means you are extremely old, the fact the Arch-Hierophante looks positively ancient means he is holding pretty well.

    The Assistant High-Priest 

The Assistant High-Priest

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The main Archaeologist aboard the S.S. Satanic, his predecessor had his mask nailed to his face by Dracula as punishment. Serving as the original's assistant, he had taken his place as scientific adviser to Dracula.


  • Adorkable: He is the closest thing to a nerd in Résurrection, and he acts the part too.
  • Butt-Monkey: Dracula sneers at him and the rest of his kind for using technology, has to endure Nero's constant harassment and threats of torture, neither has interest in hearing his advice and at one point he gets covered in literal dragon shit.
  • Death Ray: He invented it in life and his first advice as High Priest to Dracula is to use photon torpedoes against an oncoming horde of lamias.
  • The Evil Genius: Serves as scientific mind and technical adviser to Dracula.
  • Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain: He is not particularly loathsome or cruel outside of course, the fact he created a powerful weapon in life that was extremely dangerous. He is mostly a Punch-Clock Villain that is forced to work with an Evil Overlord that has no respect for him whatsoever. The fact that he is a Butt-Monkey makes him somewhat sympathetic.
  • Mad Scientist: He is an Archaeologist after all. In life, he invented the death phaser beam, which naturally ended up being misused and sentenced him to Résurrection.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: He is unaware that his superior, the Arch-Hierophante, is actually in league with the Hellfire Club, the Dystopians and the Ghoul pirate guild to overthrow Dracula, whom he is forced to play adviser to.
  • Nerd Glasses: His pair of googles certainly give him a geeky appearance.
  • No Name Given: He is merely referred to as that, or simply High Priest.
  • No Respect Guy: He is a fairly reasonable fellow to count as Only Sane Man, the problem is that he is surrounded by people like Nero and Dracula, both of whom have no appreciation for him.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: He doesn't partake in any random cruelty and only does his job.

    Aiwass 

Aiwass

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The elusive deity worshiped by Crowley in life that served as inspiration for his master work, the Book of Law. It incarnated in Résurrection when Crowley became Black Sabbat, and they are both in a romantic relationship.

    Deucalion 

Deucalion

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A massive flesh golem created by Dr. Dippel on the Arch-Hierophante's orders to assassinate Count Dracula and help the Hellfire Club take over.
  • The Brute: As befitting a Frankenstein's monster-type.
  • Genius Bruiser: Despite his purpose as The Brute, Deucalion has been outfitted with a super Pentagon computer for a brain and has been described by his creator as "Frank-Enstein" as indication of his intelligence.
  • Frankenstein's Monster: In fact, its revealed on Volume 11 that he inspired Mary Shelley's creation of Frankenstein after drinking a dose of Black Opium and having a vision of his construction.
  • Meaningful Name: Dippel named him after Deucalion from Greey mythology, who created men using clay.
  • Stable Time Loop: He owes his creation to a Mad Scientist that served as partial inspiration to Victor Frankenstein in the Mary Shelley's book, but Volume 11 reveals that a vision of the future that Shelly had was what inspired her to write her famous book.
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