Rei Ayanami (綾波 レイ, Ayanami Rei) is the First Child (First Children in the Japanese version), pilot of the Evangelion Unit-00 and one of the female main characters.
At the beginning of the series, Rei is an enigmatic figure whose unusual behavior confounds her peers. As the series progresses, her personality evolves and she becomes more involved with the people around her, particularly her classmate and fellow Eva pilot Shinji Ikari. She is revealed to be a key factor in the events that conclude the storyline. Her role in this conclusion is not made clear in the TV series, but is one of the principal plot points of The End of Evangelion.
Powers and Stats
Tier: 10-B | 7-A | High 6-A
Name: Rei Ayanami
Age: Unknown (presumed 14)
Classification: Half Angel Hybrid
Powers and Abilities: Normal Human Abilities | Superhuman Physical Characteristics, A.T. Fields (Can be used both defensively and offensively, such as in the form of optic blasts), Regeneration (Mid-Low; Unit-01 regenerated a broken arm, likely Low-High over time; like an angel, an Evangelion should be able to regenerate from its core alone given enough time) | Using an Anti A.T. Field, she can break down A.T. Fields, the fields that separate living beings from one another, turning their physical bodies into LCL and freeing their souls, Energy Projection, Intangibility
Attack Potency: Human level | Mountain level (Should be comparable to other Evangelion units) | Multi-Continent level (Her A.T. Field surpassed those of Tabris and Adam, and she can release teratons of energy just by walking)
Speed: Human level | Supersonic movement speed with Hypersonic+ combat speed and reactions (Able to react to the Angels, who are capable of dodging Mach 14+ rounds from the Pallet Gun") | Unknown. At least Hypersonic+, likely higher
Lifting Strength: Regular Human | Class G+ (Was able to match the mass of a descending Sahaquiel reinforced by an A.T. Field for at least 1 minute) | Unknown (Large enough to be seen from space)
Striking Strength: Human Class | Mountain Class | Multi-Continent Class
Stamina: Average Human | Essentially indefinite when it has its Umbilical Cable connected, has a 5 minute internal battery otherwise. | Limitless (All angels have infinite stamina)
Range: Standard melee range | Extended melee range. Hundreds of meters with ranged weapons. | Hundreds of kilometers. Planetary with the" Anti A.T. Field".
Standard Equipment: A Progressive Knife, Pallet Gun, and Sniper Rifle.
Weaknesses: Unit-00 can be easily separated from its Umbilical Cord and only has 5 minutes of internal battery.
Key: Rei | Unit-00 | Lilith
Note: This profile covers Rei in the original series.