|“||It's futile. The world will betray you. Why fight at all? Why risk your life for those who will persecute you later?||„|
|~ Mephiles the Dark|
Mephiles the Dark (闇のメフィレス Yami no Mefiresu) is one of the primary antagonists in Sonic the Hedgehog (2006). He is the malevolent conscience, mind and will of the sun god Solaris. Mephiles was born during the Solaris Project when the experiments on Solaris split him into Mephiles and Iblis. After his birth, Mephiles was sealed inside the Scepter of Darkness by Shadow the Hedgehog, but was freed ten years later during a skirmish between Shadow, Rouge and Dr. Eggman.
After his release, Mephiles orchestrated a centuries-long plan to release Iblis from Princess Elise and rejoin with it. Along the way, Mephiles attempted to sway Shadow to join him, but failed. Ultimately, Mephiles' plan succeeded when he killed Sonic the Hedgehog. He then reemerged with Iblis, remaking Solaris, but was defeated by Sonic, Shadow and Silver, and subsequently erased from existence.
Powers and Stats
Tier: 7-B, possibly higher
Name: Mephiles the Dark, Mephiles
Origin: Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog 2006)
Gender: Genderless, but referred to as male, as he copied the body and features of Shadow, who of course is a male character.
Age: 10 years (Ageless)
Classification: Shadow being, mind of Solaris, demi-god
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Umbrakinesis, Time Manipulation, Time Travel, Time hole creation, Energy projection, Regeneration (High), Immortality (Types 1 and 3), Flight, Duplication, Crystallization, Low level Reality Warping, Can sink into someone's shadow and copy their traits, Can summon large monstrous shadow creatures the size of a building.
Speed: FTL (Could keep up with an "inhibited" Shadow in combat, and killed Sonic.)
Lifting Strength: Unknown. Likely around Class 10
Striking Strength: Unknown. Likely around Class PJ
Durability: City level, regeneration makes him difficult to kill
Stamina: Godly, never shown to get tired.
Range: Several meters
Standard Equipment: None
Intelligence: Extremely high (Was able to manipulate the entire cast of Sonic in a gambit to restore himself to Solaris)
Weaknesses: As a being of darkness, Mephiles is vulnerable to light-based attacks, such as the Chaos Spear, which renders him immobile.