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Being based on the Touhou Project universe, Rumia Quest has Loads and Loads of Characters, most of which are developed from their in-game personalities. Refer to: https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Characters/Touhou if you want basic backgrounds and general tropes for the characters.

    Rumia 

Rumia goes through three key phases of development, and each is different

Youkai of Darkness
Rumia

Rumia in the early arcs, largely based on Canon Rumia.

Tropes associated with Rumia before she gained control of her powers [RQ 1~4 period]:

Demon of Darkness
Unsealed Rumia

Covers Rumia between her unsealing and the death of her Dark Side.

  • Achilles' Heel : Two; her stamina issues; and if there are no natural shadows around [As Yorihime took advantage of]
  • Battle in the Center of the Mind: If she uses too much of her power; or is within Makai for too long; her true self tries to take over
  • Biblical Motifs: Even unsealed; she keeps her default pose. She also adds Dark Energy crosses after encountering Yumemi.
  • Dangerous Forbidden Technique: Using the 'Chains of the 9th Circle', which belong to Dark Rumia. They give her a way back to control...
  • Dark Is Not Evil:: Still a youkai of Darkness. Well... Demon.
  • Eccentric Mentor: To Renko and Maribel; crossed with Magical Guardian.
  • Good Thing You Can Heal: Rumia tends to take advantage of her ability to regenerate at times in making reckless attacks
  • Heart Is an Awesome Power: Despite being useless for disorienting most foes due to them being youkai, thus having night vision, Rumia can use her 'Absolute control of darkness' to meld into the shadows for evasion and stealth purposes, and can use natural darkness to heal herself quickly. The darkness also proves very useful against Yumemi.
  • Healing Factor: Can regenerate fresh injuries swiftly in natural shadows; however; it consumes her stamina quickly
  • It's All My Fault: Goes into this during Daiyousei Quest, not showing up until the finale, because she is blaming herself for Yukari's death.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Swift movement, high physical strength [Especially when amplified by Chi]; and Dark Energy
  • Plot-Powered Stamina: Rumia's stamina is only as high as most other youkai, but she burns through it rather quickly.
  • Plot-Relevant Age-Up: Rumia appears like a late teen/young adult during this time.
  • Power Copying: Rumia has a Marisa-like habit of making similar attacks to other people
  • Power Gives You Wings: Can make a pair of wings of Dark Energy, purely for show, although it generally happens when she is using a large amount of power. The wings gain blue markings similar to Shinki's own wings when she receives an infusion of power from her, as well as a 2nd pair.
  • Religious Bruiser: While she's not as devout as the others; she does take on Taoism to help deal with her Evil side; as well as help get more control over her darkness powers while also improving some of her light-based danmaku such as Moonlight Ray; as well as regularly using Chi to empower her physical strength.
  • Shadow Walker: Only with natural shadows however; she uses this most notably to infiltrate the Moon.
  • Surpassed the Teacher: To Seiga regarding Dark Energy due to regaining her powers.
  • The Tease: Some elements of this towards Rika, verbally only. Loves to take advantage of Rika's flustered moments and make her worse.
  • Troll: Having Yukari go into her head led to Rumia doing this a fair bit more, although part of her taking on of Yukari's habits may also be due to guilt.
  • What Kind of Lame Power Is Heart, Anyway?: Her ability of 'absolute control of darkness' is pretty useless when most youkai have strong enough senses that even if they cannot see in Rumia's total darkness, they can still sense perfectly fine. She usually ends up relying on her danmaku; physical strength or Dark Energy to actually fight.

Queen of Darkness
Rumia

  • Achilles' Heel : Two; her stamina issues; and if there are no natural shadows around [As Yorihime took advantage of]
  • Biblical Motifs: Even now; she still keeps her default 'Saint was Crucified' pose. She claims it's subconscious.
  • Dark Is Not Evil:: Still a youkai of Darkness. Well... Demon.
  • Eccentric Mentor: To Renko and Maribel; crossed with Magical Guardian.
  • Good Thing You Can Heal: Rumia tends to take advantage of her ability to regenerate at times in making reckless attacks
  • Heart Is an Awesome Power: Despite being useless for disorienting most foes due to them being youkai, thus having night vision, Rumia can use her 'Absolute control of darkness' to meld into the shadows for evasion and stealth purposes, and can use natural darkness to heal herself quickly.
  • Healing Factor: Can regenerate fresh injuries swiftly in natural shadows; however; it consumes her stamina quickly
  • Ignorant of the Call: When she becomes aware of the effect she's having on Reimu; she stops jumping at every incident and only steps in when Reimu can't manage... another trait of Yukari. Although she also intervenes when her friends or allies are in danger.
  • Kill the God: Kills Titania in the finale using the weapon Shinki made her
  • Mark of the Beast: When tapping into Makai's powers, her wings glow blue; like Shinki's purple wings.
  • The Atoner: She considers a lot of her heroic actions making up for the sins her past committed
  • Lightning Bruiser: Swift movement, high physical strength [Especially when amplified by Chi]; and Dark Energy
  • Plot-Powered Stamina: Rumia's stamina is only as high as most other youkai, but she burns through it rather quickly.
  • Plot-Relevant Age-Up: Rumia appears like a late teen/young adult during this time.
  • Power Copying: Rumia has a Marisa-like habit of making similar attacks to other people
  • Power Gives You Wings: Can make a pair of wings of Dark Energy, purely for show, although it generally happens when she is using a large amount of power. The wings gain blue markings similar to Shinki's own wings when she receives an infusion of power from her, as well as a 2nd pair.
  • Religious Bruiser: While she's not as devout as the others; she does take on Taoism to help deal with her Evil side; as well as help get more control over her darkness powers while also improving some of her light-based danmaku such as Moonlight Ray; as well as regularly using Chi to empower her physical strength. In addition, she is infused with Shinki's energy.
  • Shadow Walker: Only with natural shadows however; she uses this most notably to infiltrate the Moon.
  • Surpassed the Teacher: To Seiga regarding Dark Energy due to regaining her powers.
  • The Tease: Some elements of this towards Rika, verbally only. Loves to take advantage of Rika's flustered moments and make her worse.
  • Troll: Having Yukari go into her head led to Rumia doing this a fair bit more, although part of her taking on of Yukari's habits may also be due to guilt.
  • What Kind of Lame Power Is Heart, Anyway?: Her ability of 'absolute control of darkness' is pretty useless when most youkai have strong enough senses that even if they cannot see in Rumia's total darkness, they can still sense perfectly fine. She usually ends up relying on her danmaku; physical strength or Dark Energy to actually fight.
Rumia after the death of her evil side. A lot of the tropes are shared with the previous.
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Strongest Fairy/Sprite
Cirno

Cirno is generally the same as her fanon portrayal, a boastful, overconfident, foolish fairy with a habit of getting into trouble. Eventually what Sheikieki said in Touhou 9 comes true, and Cirno becomes a Sprite, a fairy with an even greater connection to nature, and generally more power... and their key points emphaized. For Cirno this was her love of fighting, her general power, and her stupidity.

Tropes associated with Cirno:

  • An Ice Person: Except the opposite in personalty.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: Cirno is one of the two 'heads' of the fairies of the Misty Lake, and is the reason those fairies don't follow Sunny's gang.
  • Catchphrase: Eye'm da strongest!
  • Determinator
  • Never Tell Me the Odds!: Cirno will ignore them.
  • Resurrective Immortality: All fairies have this.
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  • The Lancer: The only one in the gang who can fight anywhere near Rumia's current level.
  • The Apprentice: During Winter she seeks out Letty Whiterock who teaches her new ways to use her ice powers.
  • Spirited Competitor: Cirno will fight anyone, for any reason, to prove she's the strongest. She loses? She just tries again.
  • Worthy Opponent: Cirno doesn't boast about being the strongest during the Winter, because she actually calls Letty her equal. Of course, this is because Cirno can't admit someone is stronger than her.


Wings bringing Humans and Youkai together
Mystia Lorelei

A Night Sparrow, who has the pasttimes of drilling lamprey and selling them, and singing. She's generally cheerful, and was the main character of Mystia Quest, during which she helped bring humans and youkai closer together.

Tropes associated with Mystia Lorelei:

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  • Berserk Button: Rika puts Daiyousei in a cage. She proceeds to claw out Rika's face on the screen and break it.
  • Breakout Character: She got her own Story Arc
  • Chekhov's Gun: Eirin's payment to Mystia comes in handy later, as does Yukari's.
  • Claustro Phobia: As a bird, she dosen't like small enclosed spaces. She also doesn't feel right underground.
  • Eaten Alive: Got eaten by Yuyuko during the Imperishable Night incident. Fortunetly, Yuyuko is a ghost, so it just make Mystcia pass out for a week... and suffer from fear whenever she's around
  • I'm a Humanitarian: Or used to be
  • Interspecies Friendship: Not just helping bridge Youkai and Humans together, but gets on very well with an Insect Youkai, a demon, a karakasa, and fairies. She gets on with pretty much everyone she meets.
  • Non-Idle Rich: After the advent of the Yukarin to give Youkai and Humans a common way to trade [Youkai usually taking favors of trading items, while Humans used money], due to the sucess of her lamprey stand, she instantly became easily the richest person in Gensokyo. She still works, and is up for fighting and fooling around with Rumia and co still.
  • Noodle Incident: Some of Mystia Quest's senarios lean this way, others are plot relevant.
  • Tastes Like Friendship: Mystcia's Lamprey helped encourage people to trust youkai more.
  • Treasure Room: Mystia took payment in the form of 'shiny objects' before the Yukarin currency came into force. After she just took Yukarins and traded THOSE for shiny objects, which she hoards.


Insect Leader
Wriggle Nightbug

A Firefly Youkai with the power to control insects, one of Rumia's closest friends, and Mystia's best pal. Not the best fighter.

Tropes associated with Wriggle Nightbug:

  • Friend to Bugs: Obviously
  • Food Chains: Averted, she's Mystia's best freind, despite her being an insect, and Mystia a bird.
  • Heart Is an Awesome Power: Wriggle can control insects, aside from having a potential army of poisonous creatures at her command, if there are ever more insect youkai...
  • Kick Chick: Wriggle's main form of fighting is kicking things.
  • The Reliable One: Wriggle always keeps a level head.


Unsurprising Umbrella
Kogasa Tatara

A karakasa who is constantly cheerful, and cannot even make use of her power to surprise people. Despite this, she's actually surprisingly strong, although unreliable in terms of her power. She also breaks the fourth wall.

Tropes associated with Kogasa Tatara:

  • Attack Its Weak Point: Kogasa is KO'ed for pretty much all of Rumia Quest 3, because for once her weak point did get hit. She followed Keine on a full moon, and got caught in a fight between Mokou and Kaguya, and got burnt and almost killed.
  • Breaking the Fourth Wall
  • Catchphrase: I'm a Karakasa, I can't/don't do x, silly!
  • Cloudcookoolander: Frequently makes little sense, and spins around in the air for no reason in glee.
  • Confusion Fu: She will do completely random things when fighting, such as suddenly using the shoe on her umbrella to smack someone in the head, or pull out what seems like a Master Spark, but is actually just a weak imitation to surprise people. Not to mention her spellcards greatly fluctuate in Power Level.
  • Determinator: Won't stop attempting to surprise people, even fighting to do it.
  • Epic Fail: How 99% of Kogasa's surprise attempts end up.
  • Fake Weakness: Most people who fight Kogasa for the first time think beating up the human form is the way to win. Of course, this accomplishes nothing, and Kogasa usually plays up being 'hurt' when this happens just so when she shows she's perfectly fine it's even more surprising.
  • I Owe You My Life: To Kaguya of all people. Kaguya repaired Kogasa's umbrella after it got burnt by Mokou, because she liked it. Kogasa was still in a coma for a few weeks, making Kaguya think she was just a normal umbrella. Nowadays Kogasa usually greets Kaguya with The Glomp.
  • Moe: She reacts generally in ways that make her seem as cute as possible. Unintentionally. These include spinning around for no reason, and her usual reaction to actually surprising people is to Squee!
  • The Apprentice: Learning how to surprise better from Nue.


The Smartest Fairy/Sprite
Daiyousei
Cirno's best friend [And about the only one she doesn't fight] and the equal head fairy of the Misty Lake. Unlike most fairies, she in intelligent, and after becoming a sprite, became even moreso.

Tropes associated with Daiyousei:

  • Breakout Character: The next arc will have Daiyousei as the player character to shift some focus from Rumia.
  • Damsel in Distress: Was trapped in a cage by Rika in Rumia Quest 3. This pressed Mystia's Berserk Button.
  • Emotion Control: Daiyousei's power is that she can calm down people with touch. Until she used it to calm a rampageing Marisa, she hadn't tried it on anyone but a fairy before.
  • Elemental Powers: As Patchouli's student, her magic is based on Elemetal magic as well. However, she's working on her own brand, as she is almost incapable of using the Metal Element, locking her out of the Sun and Moon Elements as well.
    • Eventually she made her own type of magic, which focuses on Fire, Water, Earth and Wind elements.
  • Martial Pacifist: Hates fighting, but will if she absolutely must, even then, she refuses to kill fairies, even though they just respawn someone else.
  • Shout-Out: Earth, Fire, Water, Air? Were have we seen this combination before?
  • The Apprentice: Patchouli is teaching her magic, and has taken a liking to the curious fairy.
  • White Mage: She is much better at defensive and supportive magic. Patchouli explains to her that mages generally excel in that or blowing people up.
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    Arc Antagonists 

Modern Reporter of Fantasy
Hatate Heimekaidou
Aya's rival in reporting, although her paper is nowhere near as popular. As a result, she stole a book Marisa stole from the Scarlet Devil Mansion, with information of the Scarlet family's secrets, and intended to publish them to attract people to her paper. Rumia put a stop to her, after which she held a grudge.

Tropes associated with Hatate:

  • Astral Projection: Her 'Spirit Photography' comes pretty close to this, Hatate focuses her power through her camera, and sees great distances with her 'Mind's Eye', before taking a picture.
  • Confusion Fu: Mixes her speed with her slight psychic abilities to create after-images in her spellcards and in combat.
  • Dark Secret: She wanted to reveal Remilia's
  • Fragile Speedster: Although not as fast as Aya, Hatate's movements are still hard to follow, but she can't take much punishment if she actually does get hit.
  • Kick Chick: When it comes to physical combat, Hatate uses her high speed, combined with Combat Stilettos [Well, those traditional clogs with a large thing in the middle]
  • Me's a Crowd: Her favorite illusion technique is to make four copies of herself, each in a different color, which fire one type of danmaku each.
  • The Rival: To Aya, although she's far more bothered about it than Aya.
  • Winged Humanoid: She's a Crow Tengu

Unquestionable Makai Authority
Shinki
The creator, goddess, and ruler of Makai, Shinki is a being of unmeasureable magical power, and a massive mama bear syndrome, as well as Nigh-Invulnerability (Type I Immortality in Makai) . She decided to invade Gensokyo to take Alice back, thinking she was abducted, which resulted in a massive battle for Gensokyo.

Tropes associated with Shinki:

  • A God Am I: Shinki uses this a lot. Justified in that she IS a goddess within her own dimension [Although is only near-god status outside Makai]
  • Big Damn Heroes: Rumia is trapped on the moon, with her powers sealed, about to become the prisoner of the Watasukis, which will ultimately lead to her excecution. Yukari can't help because it's not the full moon, and the teleporter out is destroyed.
    • ""The only one fit to spar with me is my sister." Yorihime declares. "Then how about a God?"
  • Comes Great Responsibility: Shinki, despite being more than able to do so, will not use her powers to kill someone unless in combat, and even then, not outright invoke death. She also refuses to change people's souls.
  • Idiot Hair: Has this, even moreso in her 'Chibi' form when she's fooling around. She even uses an Adhogecopter.
  • Kill 'Em All: Shinki's intention if the residents of Gensokyo do not hand Alice over.
  • Mama Bear: Her whole motivation in Rumia Quest 2, even now she's twisted Yukari's arm to let her visit Alice every few weeks.
    • Even though she exiled Rumia for being a danger to her other denizens, the whole reason she turned up on the moon to save Rumia's hide is her Mama-bear instincts.
  • Mana Drain: Makai's mana was being drained heavily by Yumemi, as she intended to make the strain so hard on Shinki that she couldn't just up and leave Makai on a whim anymore and leave her own realm. The result is Shinki is more or less left powerless, worn out, and confined to her palace, but she states she can still take three times more, although doing so would render her comatose.
    • Shinki's energy is constantly being drained to create new things in Makai, expend the dimension, and sustain it. Makai is basically Shinki's vast power made manifest.
  • Mundane Utility: Shinki uses her godlike powers for several things. Including making herself look like a chibi version of herself because she felt like it.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Her reaction borders on this when Alice finally gets through to her that she's staying, and attacks Shinki with all her power to do so, all she can say for a while is 'Alice'.
  • Person of Mass Destruction: She wasn't kidding when she threatened to kill everyone and destroy everything that ties Alice to Gensokyo, including Gensokyo itself.
    • She could also destroy everything in Makai on a whim if she wanted to.
  • The Insomniac: Despite using up enough energy to run an entire dimension, it's so little to Shinki that she can't even get to sleep due to her excess energy.
  • Reality Warper: To the degree that when she's actually trying even Yukari can't stop her breaking into Gensokyo and bringing Makai's strongest and a load of toxic magical maisma with her.
  • Villainous BSoD: Shinki has one when Alice attacks her all out to get the message to her.

Technological Chaos
Rika
Initially a human with no powers whatsoever, her goal was to destroy all youkai to free humans from what she saw as oppression, and then rule with her technology. However, in persueing her goal, she became a Youkai, and when she came to terms with this fact, she Took a Third Option and made herself a robot instead. She is completely insane, and has almost no morals.

Tropes associated with Rika:

  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: Evil Eye Omega, about a 1/3rd of the size of a mountain, and powered by a nuclear reactor.
    • Evil Eye Sigma II fused with Rika to make a battle-suit when it was damaged.
  • Badass Normal: She didn't have ANY powers in Rumia Quest 3, and even then, her Technomancy is not a combat related power. Even now she has so little magic she can hardly make a spellcard that's more threatening than mook fairys. Despite this, she aims to kill creatures far above her in power.
  • Big Bad: She's been key in each major incident since Rumia Quest 3.
  • Body Backup Drive: Has extra bodies, just in case.
  • Broke Your Arm Punching Out Cthulhu: She knocks out Rumia with a crack to the back of the head with her spanner... only for Rumia to come back strong.
  • Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: She backstabbed Rikako in the past, tricked Kanako for information, intended to backstab the Watasukis [Although they beat her at it and backstabed her first], and turned on Yumemi when she didn't get the technology she wanted [Again, she intended to betray them anyway to steal their technology].
  • Driven to Suicide: She turns her mind to data and then uses one of her robots to kill herself when she is a Youkai, turning herself into a machine.
  • Irony: She sought to kill all youkai. Then she became one due to her own obsession.
  • Fantastic Racism: She WILL kill all Youkai. Even the good ones. Even the unkillable ones she wants to find a way to kill. Even herself.
  • Foreshadowing: 'I suppose it's no harm, seeing as they're long gone from Gensokyo. You won't recognise the names, but the Hakurei Maiden will. I owe them no alliance, after all, they just gave me some help while they lodged in my base to research Gensokyo's magic or something I don't care about. Their names were Yumemi Okazaki and Chiyuri Kitashirakawa.Tell those names to the Hakurei maiden, they mentioned they know her, and had to hide from her.'. Yumemi and Chiyuri are the antagonists of Rumia Quest 5...
  • Fun with Acronyms: Super Transporting, Attacking, Locating and Killing Everyday Radar, also known as S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Rika uses this to track Rumia. Totally not stalk her.
  • Heel–Face Turn: After Eiki lectured Rika and destroyed all her robot bodies, Rika transfers herself, with Rumia's help, into a robot body which is designed especially to be as close to human, including emotional capacity, as possible, before announcing she no longer intends genocide, since times have changed. Although she's more than happy to kill youkai that are dangerous to humans still.
  • Killer Robot: She makes them. When that fails she makes herself one.
  • No-Sell: Anti-Danmaku shielding!
    • She's pretty tough, even to non-damnaku attacks. The only things that have actually do severe damage to her are the Scarlet's godly weapons, Yorihime's sword, and the chaos around the Heart of Makai, although she dosen't want to take the energy from Yumemi's crosses.
  • Mad Scientist: She doesn't even deny being mad. Rumia introduces her to Maribel and Renko as a scientist, and she insists she's a MAD scientist.
  • Moral Event Horizon: Long jumped off it. Aside from being happy about a possible nuclear meltdown, she's done things like shoot Rikako [Her ex-parner in Science] when she tried to talk her out of being evil, kill Reimu, which would destroy
Gensokyo, and has stated multiple times she won't hesitate to kill humans in the way of her goals either.
  • Spontaneous Weapon Creation: Rika's combat style after getting her new body. Except with guns.
  • Stalking Is Love: The reaction of most people when Rumia informed them of Rika's new 'S.T.A.L.K.E.R' tank.
  • Ridiculously Human Robot: She still looks perfectly human, to the degree Rumia couldn't tell until she punched her.
  • Her final body takes this up to eleven, even being able to taste, and feel emotion.
  • Robo Speak: Reverts to this when she has a system crash, such as when she's shocked mentally/knocked out, or the machine is too damaged to continue.
  • Rule of Symbolism: She is the first PC-98 danmaku boss. Rumia is the first Windows Era danmaku boss.
    • Rika is a Stage 1 Boss with an EX-Boss form. It's popular in Fanon [And fueled further by WordOfGod] that when Rumia's ribbon is removed she transforms into 'EX-Rumia', which is the basis for a lot of Rumia's character development. Hence, both Rika and Rumia are 'Stage 1 EX Bosses'.
  • The Only One Allowed to Defeat You: Rika states this many times, after being defeated by Rumia, she refuses to let ANYONE else defeat Rumia, even if she has to team up.
  • Tsundere: There is some speculation her attitude towards Rumia is this, especially when she explains why she's helping out whenever she does. Combined with The Only One Allowed to Defeat You...
  • Gets even worse when she transfers into her final body, since that one feels emotion.
  • We Will Meet Again: 'UNIT: R.I.K.A Delta initiating self-destruct'. What happened to Alpha and Beta?
  • Whatevermancy: After becoming a youkai, she developed the power of Technomancy.


Undefeataed Might of the Moon
Watasuki no Yorihime
The primary of the two antagonists of Rumia Quest 4, Yorihime is one of two Lunarians in charge of the military, and the government of the moon, although the latter is kept secret. Due to a Sucession Crisis they aim to get Kaguya back to the moon, regardless of who is in their way. Of the two, Yorihime is more hot-headed, and warrior-like.

Tropes associated with Yorihime:

  • Achilles' Heel: She can only channel the powers of two gods at the same time. That said, she's still using the powers of two gods at once.
  • A God Am I: Pretty much sees herself as one.
  • Hidden Depths: She's actually pretty reasonable when not fuming mad or has an objective, albeit she still arrogant. She also still cares about Eirin despite her exile.
  • Let's Fight Like Gentlemen: Seals Rumia's powers, gets caught off guard by the GPE's power boost and made to drop her sword? She knocks a powered-up Rumia flat out with two punches.
    • When in Gensokyo to give Eirin news in Rumia Quest 5, she decides to have a 1 spellcard game with Rumia, playing by Gensokyo's rules.
  • Pre Ass Kicking One Liner: "This attack is from a god, not from me!"
  • Smug Super: Makes a point of beating Rumia in every possible way to show her authority and power. She's not even too worried when Shinki shows up.
  • Superpower Lottery: Her power is to control the powers of gods. Basically, she's omnipotent.
  • Unstoppable Rage: When Rumia 'killed' Kaguya.
    • "YOU WILL PAY FOR THIS WITH MORE THAN YOUR LIFE, YOU SHALL BE PUBLICLY HUMILIATED AND TORTURED FOR THIS! AND THEN, ONLY THEN, WHEN YOUR SPIRIT IS BROKEN WILL I ALLOW YOU TO DIE!"


One who can scar the Moon and the Earth
Watasuki no Toyohime
The secondary of the two antagonists of Rumia Quest 4, Yorihime is one of two Lunarians in charge of the military, and the government of the moon, although the latter is kept secret. Due to a Sucession Crisis they aim to get Kaguya back to the moon, regardless of who is in their way. Of the two, Toyohime is more level-headed and is better at diplomacy.

Tropes associated with Toyohime:

  • Intimidation Demonstration: Displays the destructive power of her fan on Gensokyo's landscape to make a point if the denizens resist.
  • Martial Pacifist: Toyohime much prefers peaceful solutions. As Yorihime says, she handles most of the combat, and Toyohime handles the politics.
  • Paper Fan of Doom: While not paper, it is capable of flattening the land with a casual swing.
  • The Leader: After a time of unrest on the moon, Yorihime states that Toyohime has taken up the leadership of the moon herself, to replace Kaguya. She is a Type II and I.
  • The Unfought: She doesn't actually get a fight with Rumia. She unleashes a couple of attacks with her fan when Shinki shows up, but lets her sister do the main fighting. This is partially because her power isn't that useful on the moon. The battle was origionally planned to happen in Gensokyo, where Toyohime's powers would be more relevant.

Inter-dimensional Sailor
Chiyuri Kitashirakawa
Yumemi's assistant, Chiyuri comes to Gensokyo first to investigate a 'corruption' in Gensokyo's magic stream, and fix the converter to filter the 'corruption' out. This inadvertently lets slip about what they're up to.

Tropes associated with Chiyuri:

  • Anti-Hero: She aims to restore magic to her world, and is as convinced as Yumemi is that she can't be doing harm to the host worlds, for all intents and purposes, she's a good guy, just for a different, conflicting cause.
  • Attack Reflector: Chiyuri's fighting style is basically this, as her ray gun is charged with magic she absorbs, mainly from her No-Sell.
  • Human Shield: Interestingly, she's used as one, by the protagonist no less.
  • Loose Lips: Chiyuri is really bad at keeping secrets. Also falls under I'll Never Tell You What I'm Telling You!.
  • No-Sell: Chiyuri carries a lesser version of Yumemi's devices, that allows her to break down and absorb magical energy. However, it proves useless against Eirin's familiars that she uses for her Astronomical Entombing.
  • Ray Gun: Her weapon of choice, and pretty powerful.
  • Sailor Fuku: Her outfit


Savior of another world
Yumemi Okazaki
Yumemi is the scientist of another dimension, who's goal is to return magic to their world, before it breaks down due to running out of natural resources. She aims to do this by converting magic collected from many other dimensions into 'Universal Magical Energy' and bringing her world's magic back with the building blocks of magic.

Tropes associated with Yumemi:

  • Berserk Button: When Rumia takes Chiyuri hostage, Yumemi's is pushed hard enough that she ups the power of all the extractors, and says she will drain every last drop of magic from Gensokyo and Makai if she causes Chiyuri any harm. Considering everything Yumemi was doing was with the objective to avoid causing trouble for the host worlds...
  • Cast from Hit Points: Yumemi's spellcards, since she has no magic, instead draw on her life force.
  • *Determinator*: Refuses to give up on her goals. Even when she can hardly move due to expending her life-force, she keeps fighting.
  • She recovers from what should take two weeks to even wake up from in a few days through sheer determination.
  • Martial Pacifist: Does everything in her power to avoid a fight breaking out.
  • Moral Dilemma: Her situation and methords were specifically designed to cause this. She's attempting to not cause harm, and is attempting to save her dimension. Rather than fight she instead uses threats and displays of power. By all means, Yumemi is more of an Anti-Hero, who's goals were incompatable with Gensokyo and Makai.
  • No-Sell: The whole basis of Yumemi's fighting style. She quite literally can't take a hit, being a human, so just absorbs all magical attacks with her crosses.
  • Offscreen Moment of Awesome: Even the Watatsuki Sisters were unable to defeat her, since she just absorbed their magic. That said, she never claimed she beat them either, just that they gave up.
  • Trapped in Another World: With the extractors shut down, Yukari dead, and no-one knowing what world Yumemi is even from, this may be her fate.
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Center of Makai
The Makai Heart
A sentient gem, used to catalyse Shinki's inital power, and catapult her into godhood, while being the focal point, and amplifier, for Shinki's power and Makai itself. Unfortunately, the gem gained sentience due to the massive amounts of power surging through it, and loathes Shinki.

  • A Father to His Men: Actually cares about Dark Rumia, if only as a tool. He wants her back.
  • Came Back Wrong: Intentionally invoked this on Rumia's previous self after Shinki killed her. While the heart can't create life, it can twist and save it...
  • Earth-Shattering Kaboom: If Shinki approaches the Heart of Makai now, the massive amounts of polar opposite energy would rip Makai apart. The heart would like nothing better.
  • Made a Slave: The Heart of Makai considers itself this.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: Would love nothing better than Makai destroyed, and Shinki dead. Even if acheiving this would end it's own sentience.
  • The Corrupter: If it doesn't just kill you with it's energy, it'll twist and corrupt you to become it's tool to kill Shinki.
  • Pure Energy: Being near the heart rips one apart with the sheer magical energy. Rika took heavy damage, despite her shields, by staying too near to disable the extractor.
  • Say My Name: Not quite, but when he addresses his daughter, she gets a massive spike in power and mortally wounds Yukari. Yukari states her power suddenly spiked a hundredfold.
  • Swirly Energy Thingy: Basically a giant one.

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You, on a really bad day for the world
Dark/True Rumia
Rumia's true self, without the ribbon-seal, a crazed, deamonic, twisted maniac, who exists solely to kill. She is a sadist on a level higher than even Yuuka, and, if not for Yukari's intervention, would have likely ruined Gensokyo, in addition to countless other worlds she already had.

  • Ax-Crazy: Her daily routine is murder, torture, both physical and mental, slaughter, take ecstasy in slaughter, repeat.
  • Hero Killer: Discounting the heros of other universes she's killed, she has killed Yumeko, Reimu's grandmother, and Yukari. The latter was without a physical form.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Rumia Quest 1 was not serious. Shinki wasn't outright evil. However, the mere threat and scale of Inner Rumia's madness revealed in RC 2 set fear of it being unleashed until Rumia finally subdued it in RQ 4, and even then, it's still a risk. The power was great enough that even Yukari could only give Rumia about twenty extra seconds of sanity in RC 2 from it.
  • Lights Off, Somebody Dies: Dark Rumia's fighting style, since she can melt into darkness and shadows as well. In fact, the only reason Rika was able to not be slaughtered is she already knew Rumia's powers, and had infra-red vision so she could still track her in the dark.
  • Obviously Evil: Glowing red eyes, emicated appearance, long nails, tattered clothing stained with blod, and dark wings that make her look like a fallen angel? That's all before she opens her mouth.
  • Rasputinian Death: Gets shot and blasted multiple times, shot through with a beam of light, and then crushed by a massive force of gravity.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can
  • Variable-Length Chain: A weapon created for her, the Chains of the Ninth Circle, which have the power to disable completely whatever they entangle, even gods. They are fragile when someone not bound tries to break them, however.

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Youkai of a Past Age
Nue Houjuu
A trickster youkai that is somewhat worried about the increase in the power of humans in Gensokyo, fearing for the safety of youkai. As such, she acts in Daiyousei Quest, although she doesn't know what she's actually unleashing.

  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Daiyousei destroys Nue's seed, revealing her true form, causing her to not hold back anymore, and charge her ultimate attack. Que Rumia curbstomping Nue effortlessly, and somewhat brutally, stating she already has one genocidal maniac to deal with, and doesn't want a second.
  • Energy Bow: One of Nue's weapons of choice, and her most powerful, the Bow of Genzanmi Yorimasa. She can use it to fire extremely powerful arrows, or a Rain of Arrows
  • Genocide Backfire: She wanted to wipe out the human village using Titania's power, which would then run out before she could turn it upon youkai too. Unfortunately, she didn't take into account that Titania would feed off the fear of the very fairies used to revive her.
  • Manipulative Bastard: She finds out about the fairy's god, and uses their resentment at being bullied, and takes advantage of their stupidity, to organize the fairies into a decent, unified force.
    • She started with Sunny Milk, Luna Child, and Star Sapphire, preying on the fact that those three had tried to unify the fairies and take over Gensokyo before.
  • Master of Disguise: Nue disguises herself as a fairy in black, using a Seed of Non-Identification merged with Mamizou's powers. Mamizou didn't know [or care] what Nue wanted to use it for, and only helped because they are friends.
  • The Trickster: Nue's power allows her to become unidentifiable, in which case she will appear as whatever those would would see her expect to be there. Combined with her prank-loving nature, she's probobly the trickiest being in Gensokyo.

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Shadow of Bahva-Agra
Enkura

A celestial sealed away by Yukari years ago, with help from the Hinawani Clan, for attempting take over the lower world. Due to Yukari's death, the seal is weakening, and she is beginning to cause issues again. It is revealed she is Yukari's first daughter, and Maribel's Half-Sister.

  • I'll Kill You!: Invokes this through the shades, saying the only thing they have so far, when they attack Eiki... her name, just before they attack.
  • Fluffy the Terrible: One of the first beats she creates she names 'Fluffy'
  • Insane Equals Violent
  • Imagination-Based Superpower: She didn't inherit her mother's full power, but has control over the boundary of reality and fantasy, basically allowing her to create anything she imagines... or rip Dark Rumia out of Rumia.
  • Immortality Hurts: She went mad specifically because by nature of being a Celestial, the bodies of which are toxic to youkai, while being a half-youkai herself, her mind collapsed due to intense, constant pain.
  • Meaningful Name: Enkura roughly means 'Eternal Darkness'
  • Mook Maker: All she's done so far is behind the scenes, creating shades, bloodthirsty, savage, feral beasts of darkness, which are only vulnerable to attacks of a divine origin, silver, or attacks based on light, like Marisa's Master Spark.
  • Shout-Out: What happens when she's knocked unconscious and loses control of her powers is a shout out of Labyrinth of Touhou's final boss.

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Mother Nature
Titania

The Final Boss of the story and Roleplay, Titania is the True Form of Yuuka, and is literally Mother Nature.

  • A God Am I: She's Mother Nature. She's also a Goddess. Likes to remind people.
  • Ax-Crazy: Completely.
  • Control Freak: Wants to control everything in nature, and make it how she sees fit, recreateing not just the world, but the multiverse, in her vengeance.
  • Gaia's Vengeance: While she's long Jumped off the Slippery Slope about it, at least part of why she began hating humans was how they were abusing nature and it's resources, and driving other parts of nature to death, even thousands of years ago.
    • Every natural disaster against humanity for the last 4,000 years at least was part of a chain of events Titania set into motion. This includes things like Mount Vesuveius' eruption, earthquakes, the Black Plague, and even the Japanese Tsunami.
  • Gods Need Prayer Badly: The catalyst for her fall into evil. She wasn't getting faith anymore, so with the last of her energy, set up a chain of events, which would feed her for thousands of years to come with fear and faith of her power while also getting revenge on humanity, before sealing herself as Yuuka, so she used far less energy. Of course, the fear corrupted her even further.
  • Mother Nature: She IS this.
  • There Is No Kill Like Overkill: Her 'Ultimate Spark' draws upon the entire furt of nature, as well as her own hatred, to reduce anything within the massive beam to literal nothingness. A missed shot into the sky had enough power still to blow everyone away, and vaporize the water of the Misty Lake.
  • Primal Fear: Has fed off fear instead of faith for so long, and hungers for more, so causes people to experience primal fears. She can also inflict them, as they are part of nature. Humans are naturally scared of death.
  • Physical God
  • Sadist: She's even worse than Yuuka about this. After Kanako and Suwako try and stop her, she doesn't kill them, she leaves them perpetually on the brink of death, strapped to crosses, and constantly draining any power they have, while putting them through horrific pain. Yuuka at least has compassion for Elly, or those who prove themselves strong, Titania respects no-one, and WILL break you and make you fear her.

[[folder:The 'Big 5' Youkai]]A group of youkai introduced in Rumia Quest 5, they are youkai powerful enough that, if they fought, would cause cataclysm to Gensokyo, and are well known and feared by many. As a result, they made a group as a sort of detterrent to the others causing problems, as the remaining four would band together to save utter devesation to Gensokyo. Rumia joins this group at the end of Rumia Quest 5.


Youkai of all Boundaries
Yukari Yakumo

Tropes associated with Yukari:

  • Big Good: Maybe a little odd, but still a big good.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy
  • Dying to Be Replaced: Yukari says she has plans for even after she's dead, and part of it is to make room for her descendant...
  • Genius Ditz: Without a doubt a genius... and without a doubt incomprehensible and random.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: She goes into Rumia's mind to stall Evil Rumia so Rumia can save Makai from Yumemi's extractor there. Unfortunately, when the Heart of Makai calls out to it's daughter, Evil Rumia mortally wounds Yukari to the point that she only survived for a while after the battle due to her manipulation of the Border of Life and Death.
  • Interface Screw: How she defeated and sealed Evil Rumia.
  • Missing Mom: Revels herself to be one to Maribel hen they meet in the Netherworld, she doesn't take it well.
  • Not Afraid to Die: Yukari is almost happy to die, because she'll be with Yuyuko.
  • The Chessmaster: Yukari has been making moves for ages. One example is she sealed Rumia to turn her great power to good over time. She also planned a failsafe in case of her own death.
  • Troll: Yukari will do things for her own amusement, or simply to mess with someone.
  • Plot Twist: Yukari dies at the end of Rumia Quest 5, but not before entrusting Rumia to look after her descendant who should fidn her way to Gensokyo soon... who apparently has even greater potential than Yukari herself.
  • Reality Warper: It's Yukari...


Lady of Scarlet
Remilia Scarlet

The Lady of the Scarlet Mansion, and one of the largest supporters and acquaintances of Rumia. Remilia is exceptionally powerful and somewhat haughty, although she has mellowed a bit, especially with her sister's insanity being fixed.

Tropes associated with Remilia:

  • Blood Magic: The bulk of Remilia's magic is this.
  • Cool Big Sis: To Flandre, she's been looking for a way to cure her, and goes as far as employing the two Komeiji sisters, who are Satori, a mid-reading race hated by all others, and Reisen, who is considered a traitor, to accomplish it. Flandre also looks up to Remilia.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: She's the only one allowed to hunt humans still, since it's a necessity for her very survival, and she doesn't leave any lasting harm.
  • Forged by the Gods: Gugnir.
  • From a Single Cell: Remilia can regenerate from this state.
  • Lightning Bruiser
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: To do any actual harm to Remilia outside of her weaknesses, one would have to obliterate every cell in her body. She also happens to be able to split into an unlimited number of bats, making this almost impossible.
  • Noble Demon: Remilia isn't outright evil, she loves having an evil image, but, so far, hasn't seriously done anything evil.
  • Red Mage: Incredibly potent with both her blood magic, and her physical ability.
  • Our Vampires Are Different: She follows the normal rules for Gensokyo vampires. Sunlight is not instantly fatal, she's weak to flowing water, but not to crosses or garlic or stakes.
  • Pay Evil unto Evil: For turning her and her sister into vampires, shattering her sister's mind, and killing all they knew to do it, Remilia toyed with the one who made her a vampire, nudging his fate to make him slowly lose everything he owned, while sinking into madness, making his life a living hell, until she finally gave him to Flandre when he was little but a hollow shell with a broken soul and mind.
  • Unable to Cry: Due to vampire's weakness to flowing water, she is doing everything for crying without the tears when Flandre is cured.
  • You Can't Fight Fate: An interesting take. Remilia can't outright change someone's fate, but she can 'nudge the string', and a lot of nudges in various points, over time will change the final direction. Victims of this, of course, are powerless to fight back, and don't even know.


Lord of the Mountain
Lord Tenma

A half crow-half wolf Tengu, Lord Tenmas is a Tengu of large stature, who rules over Youkai Mountain. He is one of three Tengu able to break the sound barrier, and claims to have the speed of the crow and the strength of the wolf, and brought the feuding Crows and Wolves together. His power is manipulation of Air Pressure.

Tropes associated with Tenma:

  • Bare-Fisted Monk: He can surpass what other Tengu need special objects to achieve in terms of wind manipulation with his bear hands. He is also prefectly happy to punch some faces in.
  • Blow You Away: Tenma's powers revolve around air pressure, which he mainly uses to compress and then launch blasts of air like cannonballs.
  • Honor Before Reason: Tenma already knew about Rumia's powers, so when they sparred told her what he was doing beforehand.
  • Razor Wind: A use of his air pressure manipulation, although he prefers concussive blasts.
  • Supernatural Martial Arts: Incredible physical power mixed with his air pressure manipulation.
  • Super Speed: By reduceing Air Pressure, and therefor Drag, around him, Tenma can break the sound barrier despite his size.
  • Too Slow: Can invoke this situation on his foes,by increasing the air pressure around them, and thus slowing them down with air resistance.
  • Ultimate Authority Mayor: Tenma is the ultimate authority within the Tengu Village, and all Tengu are scared to disobey him.
  • Weather Dissonance: Since Tenma can control Air Pressure, he has an element of localized weather manipulation.


The thorns of the flowers
Yuuka Kanzami

A twisted, ancient sadistic 'youkai' with incredible power, and the main reason for the alliance between the 'Big 5'. Yuuka Kanzami is evil and proud of it. It is revealed in Daiyousei Quest that she is actually the Goddess Titania, also known as Mother Nature, creator of the fairies, and Goddess of nature itself. However, due to a lack of faith, she sealed her divine power in the form of Yuuka, and, over time, forgot. Titana is covered elsewhere.

However, she still needed faith to survive, however small, so subconsciously began to turn to a dark type of faith, fear, which slowly corrupted her more and more.

Tropes associated with Yuuka:

  • Disproportionate Retribution: Her shades disturbed my flowers. SHE MUST DIE.
  • Heart Is an Awesome Power: Her power is the abilty to control plants. This doesn't sound dangerous, until you realize she has complete control, and can even change their genetic makeup. She can make golems out of vines which are stronger than steel, or turn a rose's thorns into the sharpest object in the world.
  • Flower Motifs: The one power she kept in her form as a youkai was flower manipulation. Her favorite flower is also the sunflower, which the fairies have as their flower of choice in her honor.
  • Kamehame Hadoken: The Master Spark, her invention. She focuses pure energy into her parasol, before launching it in a massive beam.
  • Gods Need Prayer Badly: She turned herself into Yuuka because she wasn't getting enough, and then turned to feeding off fear after that, which corrupted her, and turned her into a monster.
  • Mother Nature: She is Mother Nature.
  • Petal Power: Can invoke this.
  • Power Limiter: The Yuuka in Gensokyo, who is strong enough to be on par with Byakuren, Tenma, and Remilia, is, according to Elly, only 1/10th as powerful as the actual Yuuka. And that's before Titania is taken into account.
  • Power of Trust: Yuuka proudly states when the rest of the Big 5 are talking about their followers that she only needs one, and she's superior to all the others combined. This trust makes Elly incredibly loyal to Yuuka, to the degree that when she vanishes from her house without her umbrella, Elly goes to look for her, and bring it to her.
  • Split Personality: Yuuka is evil, but Titania is worse now. In the past it was the other way around. Yuuka also dosen't recall anything that happens while she is Titania
  • Unstoppable Rage: Titania is basically this, due to humanity's destruction of nature, combined with her corruption from feeding off fear for over 10,000 years.
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[[folder:Major Supporting Characters]]


Wicked Hermit of the Dark Path
Seiga Kaku

Tropes associated with Seiga:

  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: When fighting Komachi, she makes a dark-energy titan in the form of a Taoist General-God.
  • Fate Worse than Death: Could be her fate, depending on if she ever realises where she went wrong. She's trapped in a dream, re-living her life over and over.
  • Hidden Agenda Villain: It's pretty clear that Seiga is not exactly good, but no-one knows what she's actually up to, if anything.
  • Mama Bear: Her motivation deep down, and the only reason Shinki spares her for using Alice.
  • Obviously Evil: She outright admits she's a wicked hermit at times, she's a necromancer, uses dark energy, is disliked even by her old student and Byakuren, and calls her way of Taoism: Dark Virtue Way.
  • Who Wants to Live Forever?: Seiga's entire motivation for her actions for the last few hundred years is because she lost her loved ones, who did not become immortal, and by the time she learnt Necromancy, it was too late, there was nothing to revive.


Apple-loving Guard
Elly

  • Badass Boast: She claims that there are two Yuukas, one living elsewhere. She then goes on to claim she's actually stronger than Rumia, and the rest of the 'Big 5', and the Yuuka they know is only about 10% of Yuuka's true power. She then claims she could actually kill the weaker Yuuka if she wanted, and proceeds to show she can back it up in a spar, holding her own against Rumia.
    • She wasn't lying in LLS when she claimed she lost because she was rusty and hadn't fought in years.
  • Breakout Character: She got her own quest as a side quest, although it was non-canon to the Rumia Quest Universe.
  • Conflicting Loyalty: She's loyal to both Yuuka and Shikieiki, to the extent that she refuses to choose between duties, and leaves Enkura's fate to luck.
  • Shinigami: She used to be a Shinigami, before the Yama stationed her to protect Yuka. Even if she doesn't really need protection.
  • Stronger Than They Look: Elly dosen't look like a particularly strong figure, in fact, she looks pretty scrawny, however, she has enough force to rip chunks out of the land, and create shockwaves that lacerated Rumia's arm despite not actually hitting.
  • Undying Loyalty: Yuka is a horrible boss, to the degree she punts Elly over the horizon when she almost talks too much. Dosen't stop Elly being highly loyal to every whim of Yuuka. This is because despite it all, Yuka has faith in Elly's ability.


Descendant of Yakumo
Maribel Hearn

  • Bash Sisters: After Renko learns Astral Magic from Mima; the pair are a terrifying combination in combat; Maribel's ability to open dimensional portals greatly enhancing the possibilities for Renko's magic.
  • Reality Warper: Having inherited Yukari's powers, she can manipulate boundaries like Yukari could; although her power isn't perfected yet.


Human who sees the Stars
''Renko Usami

  • Bash Sisters: Renko's magic pairs extremely well with Maribel's abilities, allowing her to do things like drastically accelerate a projectile to build absurd momentum that normally would be impossible.
  • Star Power: Mima quickly identifies that Renko's natural ability makes her well-suited to learning Astral Magic, giving Renko access to powerful magical spells with astral themes; such as Comets and Star danmaku.
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