Sanctus, more commonly known by his followers as "His Holiness", is the leader of the Order of the Sword, the Vicar of Sparda, a previous Supreme General of the Holy Knights and the main antagonist of Devil May Cry 4. As the leader of Fortuna, he is behind all of the actions of the Order, and is the mastermind of their plot to conquer the world using The Savior. He is considered one of the greatest leaders of the Order, and has the total loyalty of the populace.
Powers and Stats
Tier: High 7-C | High 7-C | 7-A | High 7-C
Name: Sanctus Diabolica
Origin: Devil May Cry (Verse)
Classification: Demonic Priest | Demonic Priest | Demonic Weapon | Attacking Scrapheap
Attack Potency: Large Town level (Fought with Post-Devil Trigger Nero) | Large Town level (As Strong as Post-Devil Trigger Nero during the final chapter) | Mountain level (Superhuman and the size of a small mountain and destroyed the City of Fortuna by Accident in the process of trying to hit Dante) | Large Town level (Despite being heavily weakened, he can still harm Nero with his attacks)
Speed: High Hypersonic with Massively Hypersonic+ reactions/combat speed | High Hypersonic with Massively Hypersonic+ reactions/combat speed | Superhuman by virtue of size only | Superhuman
Lifting Strength: Unknown
Striking Strength: Large Town Class | Large Town Class | Mountain Class | Large Town Class
Durability: Large Town level (Took hits from Post-Devil Trigger Nero) | Large Town level | Mountain level (City comes apart while it stays whole. Took hits from Dante, but he was not taking it seriously) | Large Town level (Still large, still hard for Nero to kill)
Stamina: High | Extremely high | Limitless | Limitless
Range: Standard melee range. Extended melee range with the Sword of Sparda. Tens of meters with projectiles. | Tens of meters via its size.
Standard Equipment: The Sword of Sparda | None notable
Weaknesses: Can die by blades and wounds that would not bother most demons at his level, arrogant and insane, actually believes he can convince someone to let him kill them | Inanimate unless controlled by someone, has no regeneration, controlled by someone who is overconfident and insane (Sanctus), inflexible due to its structure, deadliest attacks designed for use against demons only, if Nero and the Sparda sword are removed from it, it will lose all of its power and just be a large monster with no superhuman abilities at all | Can't even stand.
Key: Sanctus | Sanctus Diabolica | The Savior | The False Savior (Depowered)