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Humans are evil incarnate. Rage, fear, hate, revenge, destruction... Evil is humanity's true nature. As such, this world is too dull for us.

— To himself in Budding of Yggdrasil

Dante 「ダンテ」 is a member of the Spade Kingdom's Dark Triad.[1]

Appearance

Dante is a tall man with dark-colored, combed-back hair and noticeable facial hair. His most notable feature is a dark mark that runs along the entirety of his forehead.

Dante wears a dark-colored shirt with a high collar and a dark-colored fur coat with a short light-colored fur mantle on top. He also wears a crown with tall spikes.

While using 50% of his devil's power, Dante sprouts a pair of curved horns from the sides of his head and bat-like wings from his back, and the marking on his face expands to cover his eyes.[2]

Gallery

Personality

Dante seems to be a calm and easy going individual. Even in the face of a surprising turn of events, he does not lose his cool.[3]

He believes that evil is the true nature of humanity and the world is too dull because of it.[4] Therefore, he considers being called evil a compliment, and encourages other people to embrace their malice, as it's a supreme emotion only humans have.[5]

Dante thinks lowly of people who have very little mana.

Biography

Dante sends Zenon to attack the Diamond Kingdom as a test of his strength and devil powers.[6]

Six months later, Dante holds a meeting with the rest of the Dark Triad as they discuss on which target they should attack next.[1] Dante sends Zenon to capture William Vangeance and Vanica to attack Princess Lolopechka and the Heart Kingdom. He then prepares to seek out Yami Sukehiro.[7]

Dante finds the Black Bull's base near the border of the Spade Kingdom but Yami is not there. He decides to lift and play with the base while he waits for Yami to return. When Henry Legolant and Gauche Adlai attack him, Dante is insulted and tries to slam the base into the ground. Vanessa Enoteca's Rouge protects the base, which intrigues Dante. Suddenly an Anti Magic slash and Asta fly from the base.[8] Dante dodges the slashes when his magic has no effect on them. He pulls the broken trees up into the air to smash Asta, but Rouge saves the boy.

Dante breaches Black Bull base

Dante breaches the base to find Rouge's owner.

Intrigued by the spell, Dante flies around Asta and into the base. He finds Vanessa who stands in front of her squadmates to defend them with Rouge. Since Asta is left unprotected, Dante snaps his fingers and causes the boy to slam into the ground. Dante then compliments Vanessa's magic, beauty, and figure and invites her to be his woman. Before Vanessa can respond, Asta reappears in his black form and chases Dante out of the base, and Dante is shocked that there is a devil in the Clover Kingdom. Dante continues to evade Asta's attacks so Gauche multiplies Asta in order to swarm Dante with Mirrors Meteorite.[9]

Battle Prowess

Magic

  • Gravity Magic: Dante uses this magic attribute to manipulate gravity. He can weaken gravity to levitate himself and large objects or strengthen gravity to slam things into the ground with tremendous force.[10][11]

Abilities

  • Immense Magic Power: Dante possesses an immense amount of magic power and is said to have strength on par with a devil.[12] During his battle against the Black Bulls, Dante showcases that he is strong enough distort space itself to delect Asta and Gauche's combo attacks with 50% of his devil's power,[13] and to nullify Vanessa's Red Thread of Fate spell with the raw power from 60% of his devil's power.[14] At that level of power, he could easily bind and immobilize his enemies mid-air from a considerable distance.[15]
  • Enhanced Speed: Dante is extremely fast, as shown when he easily dodges multiple attacks from Asta, including high-speed attacks that home in on magic.[16][17]
  • Enhanced Strength: Dante possesses great physical strength, as shown when he kicks in a door and breaks the stone wall around it.[18]

Equipment

  • Grimoire: Dante possesses a spade grimoire that contains various gravity-based magic spells.[19]

Notable Quotes

  • "Humans are evil incarnate. Rage, fear, hate, revenge, destruction... Evil is humanity's true nature. As such, this world is too dull for us." 「人間とは悪だ 怒り 恐怖 憎悪 復讐 破壊... 人間の本性は悪なのだ そんな我々に この世界は退屈すぎる... Ningen to wa akuda Ikari Kyōfu Zōo Fukushū Hakai... Ningen no honshō wa akuna noda Son'na wareware ni Kono sekai wa taikutsu sugiru...[4]

Trivia

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Black Clover Manga — Chapter 231 (p. 13-15).
  2. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 242 (p. 4).
  3. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 240 (p. 14-15).
  4. 4.0 4.1 Black Clover Manga — Chapter 239 (p. 14).
  5. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 242 (p. 5-6).
  6. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 227 (p. 14-15).
  7. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 239 (p. 14-15).
  8. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 240 (p. 7-15).
  9. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 241 (p. 1-15).
  10. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 240 (p. 8).
  11. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 240 (p. 12-13).
  12. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 231 (p. 12).
  13. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 242 (p. 3-4).
  14. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 242 (p. 9-10).
  15. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 242 (p. 10).
  16. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 241 (p. 2).
  17. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 241 (p. 10-12).
  18. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 241 (p. 5-6).
  19. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 240 (p. 9).

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