The secondary antagonist of the series, Close was created by Dyspear to be her loyal servant. However, once defeated by Cure Flora, continuously, he quickly became obsessed with making her know despair and firmly established himself as one of the most dangerous villains in the franchise.
Powers and Stats
Tier: 9-B | 7-C | High 7-A | 5-B
Origin: Pretty Cure
Classification: One of Dysdark's Three Musketeers
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman strength, speed, durability and stamina, Energy Manipulation, Dream Manipulation (Also counts as Sealing), Empathy Manipulation (can feed on despair to grow stronger), Plant Manipulation (once acquired despair), Flight, Power Nullification, Forcefield, Shapeshifting (To birds and other human beings), Portal Creation, Life Creation (of Zetsuborgs with various powers depending on the dreams of the sealed individual), Illusion Creation
Attack Potency: Wall level (Destroyed a tree with a single punch) | Town level (Caused a portion of a reasonably sized Mountain to crater with pure strength) | Large Mountain level (Superior to Cure Flora) | Planet level (Comparable to Grand Princess Cure Flora)
Speed: Unknown | Supersonic+ (Blitzed Cure Flora and the Princess Precures) | Massively Hypersonic (Faster than the Precures) | Massively Hypersonic (Fought Grand Princess Haruno on equal footing)
Lifting Strength: Unknown
Striking Strength: Wall Class | Town Class | Large Mountain Class (Can harm those of this durability) | Planet Class (Physically cleaved through the explosion formed from the collision of his and Cure Flora's attacks with a punch)
Durability: Unknown. Possibly Wall level (via power-scaling from his Zetsuborg that tanked this much damage) | Town level | Large Mountain level | Planet level
Stamina: High. He has never been shown to tire. Possibly infinite once he absorbed Dyspear's power.
Range: Standard melee range | Kilometers | Kilometers | Square miles (his thorns spread across this much). Possibly much higher.
Standard Equipment: None notable
Intelligence: High. He planned for Dyspear's return to her former might and caused Cure Flora to despair, making her helpless and allowing him to almost cover the world with despair.
Weaknesses: None notable
Key: Base | Consumed by despair | Resurrected | Merged with Dyspear