The Faceless Ones are dark gods, that ruled the universe before the Ancients, the first magic users, banished them to another universe. Their true appearances are incomprehensible by the human mind and anyone who looks at it becomes insane.

Powers and Stats

Tier: Unknown | Unknown, at least 7-B, possibly far higher

Name: The Faceless Ones

Origin: Skulduggery Pleasant

Gender: Inapplicable

Age: Unknown

Classification: Ancient masters of the Earth, enemies of all life, Dark Gods

Powers and Abilities: Possession, Magic, Immortality (Type 1), Non-Corporeal (Described as "abstract things of unbelievable angles" and "a torrent of impossibilities"), Portal Creation (can tear open portals between universes), Madness Manipulation (Type 3 and 4. Can cause insanity and fanaticism in those who look directly at them, and "numb" the minds of those who briefly glimpse them) | Superhuman Physical CharacteristicsImmortality, Telekinesis, Body Manipulation, Nigh-Immunity to Magic and magic based abilities

Attack Potency: Unknown (Ignore durability via possession) | Unknown, at least City level (Should be comparable to Darquesse, and it was stated that enough of them would be able to kill her), possibly far higher (Collectively, the Faceless Ones destroyed multiple universes over thousands of years, "destroying suns" and "laying waste to whole galaxies")

Speed: At least Peak Human (Able to outrun Murder rose who was comparable to Skulduggery and Valkyrie), possibly Subsonic (Should be comparable to Darquesse) 

Lifting Strength: Unknown | At least Above Average Human with telekinesis (Casually lifted Mr Bliss and tore him to pieces)

Striking Strength: Unknown | Unknown, likely City Class

Durability: Unknown (Described as "abstract things of unbelievable angles" and "impossibility made manifest", "a being of fractured angles and broken reason"), their incorporeality makes it difficult to harm them | Unknown, likely City level, possibly far higher

Stamina: Unknown

Range: At least several dozen metres

Standard Equipment: None notable

Intelligence: Unknown

Weaknesses: They are attracted to people marked as vessels, and will pass over an unmarked person if a marked host is available | Death of the host body kills the god inside


  • Over the course of a few millennia they collectively laid waste to several universes, killing all inhabitants

Key: True Forms | Within a Host


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