|“||Let us test your stronger arm then. Come, Son of Gawain, show me your strength.||„|
|~ Zelgius to Ike|
The Black Knight (漆黒の騎士, Shikkoku no Kishi, Dark Knight in the Japanese version) known as Zelgius (ゼルギウス, Zerugiusu) was Daein's most powerful general during The Mad King's War, and a member of Daein's Four Riders. He tested and trained Ike to become stronger than his father.
Powers and Stats
Tier: High 8-C
Origin: Fire Emblem
Classification: Human, General, Black Knight
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Expert swordsman and lance user, Energy Projection, Genius at combat strategies, Teleportation via Warp Powder, Durability Negation via Eclipse, Power Nullification (via Nihil), Healing (via Imbue and Renewal), Invulnerability (can only be harmed by weapons blessed by the goddesses), Statistics Amplification (The Alondite increases the users defense when equipped)
Speed: Hypersonic via scaling
Lifting Strength: Superhuman
Striking Strength: Large Building Class
Stamina: High (Can fight large groups of enemies without tiring)
Range: Extended melee range with his sword. Tens of meters with lances.
Standard Equipment: Any kind of lances and various swords but primarily Alondite
Intelligence: Experienced Tactician, admirable Lance user and Ike's mentor.
Weaknesses: Using warp powder numerous times can leave the Black Knight exhausted.
- Eclipse: Zelgius delivers a powerful blow that quintuples his attack power while slashing through virtually any defense.
- Imbue: Zelgius's wounds heal at an accelerated rate between exchanges based on his current magical power.
- Renewal: Zelgius's wounds heal at an accelerated rate between exchanges.
- Nihil: The combat-related special techniques of Zelgius's opponents are nullified in his presence.