Karkat Vantas, also known by his Trollian handlecarcinoGeneticist, is one of the trolls and is one of the main characters in Homestuck. His associated zodiac sign is Cancer (♋) and he has horns that are rounded instead of pointed (constantly referred to as "nubby horns" or "candy corn.") He types in gray with all caps and perfect syntax. His emotes display these nubby horns as the capital letter B, for example, a frowning face is depicted as ):B.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 9-B

Name: Karkat Vantas, the Knight of Blood, carcinoGeneticist (screen name), Nubs McShouty, KRABKRAB

Origin: Homestuck

Gender: Male

Age: 6 solar sweeps when first introduced (approximately 13 earth years), currently 7.4 solar sweeps (approximately 16 earth years)

Classification: Troll, Mutant, Sgrub player, The guy who accidentally gave the universe Cancer

Powers and Abilities:  Superhuman Physical Characteristics

Attack Potency: Wall level (Able to fend off his lusus, Capable of defeating many of the low to mid-low level enemies of Sgrub, though it is more difficult for him than it is for almost every other player)

Speed: Massively FTL+ (Outpaced Kanaya in [S] Game Over)

Lifting Strength: Athletic Human

Striking Strength: Wall Class (Able to chop up imps and ogres, but the latter takes him a noticeable amount of effort)

Durability: Small Building level (Able to take a beating from many different enemies, though he is comparably fragile when examined next to other trolls, as Kanaya was able to knock him unconscious with a slight tap on the head)

Intelligence: Relatively smart, but feels rather inferior next to some of his friends

Range: Extended melee range with his sickles

Standard Equipment: A pair of sickles, A chair he can sit on backwards to appear more intelligent and approachable, Terrible RomComs

Weaknesses: Harbors an absurd amount of self loathing, Possibly the most irritable person on Alternia, Often feels so inferior and helpless that he is unable to do anything, Little actual combat experience


Alterniabound - 02 Karkat's Theme

Alterniabound - 02 Karkat's Theme


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