Black Knight Bruford
Hehe...this "pain" is proof of "life". If you feel "pain", you can feel "joy", that's what humanity means.
~ Bruford


Bruford the Black Knight is an antagonist in JoJo's Bizarre Adenture Part I: Phantom Blood. In life, Bruford and his comrade Tarkus served Queen Mary of Scots in the fifteenth-century until they were tricked by Queen Elizabeth of English into offering themselves to the axe for Mary's release. But the two knights realized their queen have been killed prior with Bruford vowing revenge on all of England. Bruford was revived as a zombie alongside Tarkus by Dio Brando to serve as his enforcers. Bruford takes a shining to Jonathan Joestar, challenging him to a duel between warriors.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 8-C

Name: Bruford

Origin: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (Part I: Phantom Blood)

Gender: Male

Age: 300+

Classification: Warrior, Zombie

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Hair Manipulation (Able to grow hair to any length, grab things/people, trap objects), Skilled Fighter, Expert Sword User, Regeneration (Mid-Low, comparable to fodder zombies)

Attack Potency: Building level (Is superior to fodder zombies to an unknown degree; fights equally against Jonathan.)

Speed: Supersonic (Fights on part with Jonathan)

Lifting Strength: At least Class 5

Striking Strength: Building Class

Durability: Building level (Can take multiple hits from Jonathan. Managed to still move after being hit by his Sunlight Yellow Overdrive)

Stamina: Superhuman (Even as a human, succeeded in the 77 Rings, which involved climbing a 10km tall mountain while fighting 77 enemies, afterwards wearing 77 rings, which weighs 100kg combined.)

Range: Extended melee with his sword; extended further with his hair

Standard Equipment: Luck (his sword)

Intelligence: Skilled Combatant

Weaknesses: Disintegrates in sunlight and with sufficient Hamon , very limited regeneration

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

  • Dance Macabre Hair: Bruford is capable of controlling his hair for multiple uses, essentially acting as a third arm. He can bind objects by wrapping it around opponents and tightening it, or he can use it to hold objects to be used as weapons or projectiles. His undead state gives him the power to lifts object as heavy as at least 115 kilograms (253 lbs.).


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