Why must I make friends with the hated and make enemies of the respected... It's times like these when I miss the days of the war. The days before I discovered the little space between good and evil...
~ Ky Kiske


Ky Kiske (カイ=キスク, Kai Kisuku) is a playable character in the Guilty Gear franchise. As one of the two leading characters (the other being Sol Badguy), he is one of the most well-known characters and has been an integral part of the series since the first Guilty Gear. He is a very charismatic young man who possesses a strong sense of justice and a devout religiosity, which sustain and guide him through all manner of shaking uncertainties.

Powers and Stats

Tier: High 4-C

Name: Ky Kiske

Origin: Guilty Gear

Gender: Male

Age: 27

Classification: Human (Possibly possessing Gear Cells), former member of the Sacred Order of Holy Knights, King of Illya, Father of Sin Kiske

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Expert Swordsman, Lightning Manipulation, Regeneration (Unknown Level), Time Manipulation

Attack Potency: Large Star level (Has clashed with Sol numerous times in the past, was stated by Leo to be stronger than him)

Speed: Massively FTL+ (Able to keep up with Sol, making him faster than Jack-O)

Lifting Strength: Superhuman+, exact level unknown

Striking Strength: Large Star Class

Durability: Large Star level (Can fight against a non-serious Sol and come out alive)

Stamina: Superhuman+ (Able to hold off an army of Gears by himself for a while before going down)

Range: Extended melee range normally, several meters with projectiles

Standard Equipment: Thunderseal/Fuuraiken (Pre-GG2, one of the eight Jinki), Aquila (As of GG2), Magnolia Éclair II (As of Xrd -SIGN-)

Intelligence: Genius tactician, can think up clever tactics on the spot, renowned for his control of lightning magic, the most difficult magic to learn

Weaknesses: None notable

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

  • Stun Edge: Ky fires a burst of lightning at his opponent.
  • Vapor Thrust: Ky performs an upward slash that sends him and his target into the air.
  • Stun Dipper: Ky performs a slide and then a low slash.
  • Greed Server: Ky performs a leaping air slash with his lightning-enhanced sword.
  • Lightning Strike: Ky summons lightning to strike his opponent.
  • Lightning Javelin: Ky fires a lightning bolt that repeatedly strikes his opponent.
  • Lightning Sphere: Ky envelops himself in a sphere of lightning and charges at his opponent.
  • Overdrive: Sacred Edge: Ky fires an arrow-shaped wave of lightning at his opponent.
  • Overdrive: Ride the Lightning: Ky surrounds himself with lightning and throws himself towards his opponent.
  • Instant Kill - Rising Force: Ky opens a portal of lightning and charges through it, enhancing his speed and power. He then continues to charge at his target, stabbing them with a massive amount of lightning.
  • Time Stop: Can permanently (?) stop time within an area, at the cost of the Thunderseal sword.


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