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Ralph Niaflem 「ラルフ・ニアフレム Rarufu Niafuremu[1] is a member of the Resistance[2] and a servant of House Grinberryall, the former royal family of the Spade Kingdom.[3]


Ralph is a man with short, shaggy, red hair and light stubble around his mouth.

Ralph wears a black, long sleeve shirt under a brown vest. His black pants tuck into a pair of knee-high, brown boots. A grimoire pouch hangs off the left side of his belt, and a smaller pouch hangs off the right.

As a young man, he has shaggy hair but is clean shaven.[4]



Ralph is wholeheartedly dedicated and loyal to House Grinberryall, the rightful royal family of his homeland. He is moved to tears upon seeing the long lost heir, Yuno Grinberryall.


After the Dark Triad overthrows House Grinberryall and takes over the Spade Kingdom, Ralph joins the Resistance.[2]

On his own, Ralph crosses the Grand Magic Zone separating the Spade and Clover Kingdoms. Arriving outside Hage's church, Ralph collapses from exhaustion and his injuries. Sister Lily approaches him, and he asks for Yuno.[5] Lily and Father Orsi move Ralph into a bed to recover while they wait for Yuno to arrive.

When Yuno enters, Ralph immediately recognizes his physical similarity to Ciel as well as the magic stone that Yuno wears around his neck. Ralph relates the Spade Kingdom's peaceful past until the Dark Triad took over, and then reveals that Yuno is the heir of House Grinberryall and thus the rightful prince.[6] Orsi and Sylph are shocked by the revelation, and Ralph questions what Sylph is. After the spirit explains, Ralph compliments Yuno's abilities. Yuno doubts Ralph's claims about his lineage, so Ralph shows Yuno visions of the past and explains that it was Ralph's father who brought Yuno to Hage. Their conversation is interrupted by a call from the Golden Dawn base which is being attacked.[7] Ralph warns Yuno not to go but is ignored.[8]

Ralph races after Yuno and finds the vice-captain dying amidst the rubble of the squad's base.[9] William Vangeance's Budding of Yggdrasil activates and heals Yuno and the other injured Golden Dawns. Ralph is relieved that Yuno has survived.[10]

Three days later, Ralph joins the Magic Knights selected to infiltrate the Spade Kingdom.[11] While one group enters the castle to fight the Dark Triad, Ralph and another group meet up with the Resistance in the castle town. Ralph greets Albert and informs him of Yuno's development.[12] The mages stare in shock as the roots of the Tree of Qliphoth burst forth from the castle.[13] Shortly after, a horde of devils swarm the town.[14]

Battle Prowess[]


  • Fire Magic: Ralph uses this magic attribute to generate and manipulate fire.[15]


  • Grimoire: Ralph possesses a spade grimoire that contains various fire-based magic spells.[15]


  • Ralph's favorite things are potage made with daztato (native to the Spade Kingdom) and his days spent as a child in the Spade Kingdom.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Black Clover Manga — Vol. 24 (p. 102), Character Profile
  2. 2.0 2.1 Black Clover Manga and Anime — Chapter 264 (p. 4) and Episode 168.
  3. Black Clover Manga and Anime — Chapter 234 (p. 11) and Episode 160.
  4. Black Clover Manga and Anime — Chapter 234 (p. 7) and Episode 160.
  5. Black Clover Manga and Anime — Chapter 229 (p. 16-17) and Episode 158.
  6. Black Clover Manga and Anime — Chapter 233 (p. 11-13) and Episode 159.
  7. Black Clover Manga and Anime — Chapter 234 (p. 3-15) and Episode 160.
  8. Black Clover Manga and Anime — Chapter 235 (p. 1) and Episode 160.
  9. Black Clover Manga and Anime — Chapter 238 (p. 14-15) and Episode 161.
  10. Black Clover Manga and Anime — Chapter 239 (p. 1-6) and Episode 161.
  11. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 274 (p. 4-5).
  12. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 279 (p. 1-2).
  13. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 279 (p. 6-7).
  14. Black Clover Manga — Chapter 280 (p. 3-5).
  15. 15.0 15.1 Black Clover Manga and Anime — Chapter 234 (p. 5) and Episode 160.


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