|“||It's been a long while since the dharma vanished from people's hearts and the adharma took hold... I must cleanse this impurity. If you wish to change my mind, then show me the strength of your dharma!||„|
- "Origin: India. One of the major gods in Hindu lore. He is the preserver of the universe. He rides Garuda and holds a conch shell, chakra, mace, and lotus flower. He is usually seen equipped with a bow and sword. He appears in the human world in various guises and rids the world of evil."
- — Shin Megami Tensei A-Mode DDS Dictionary
- "One of the top gods in Indian mythology. The god that maintains the universe. A deification of sunlight. He has 10 forms or avatars, and in order to bring about justice appears in various places in various bodies. Probably the most worshiped Hindu deity today, and represents "maintenance" in the creation - maintenance - destruction cycle."
- — Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne Compendium
Powers and Stats
Name: Vishnu, The Preserver
Origin: Shin Megami Tensei
Age: Unknown. Beyond the concept of time.
Classification: Deity, Demon, Hindu God of Preservation
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Non-Corporeal, Immortality (Types 1, 3, 4 and 8), Regeneration (Mid-Godly), Flight/Levitation, Reality Warping, Spatial Manipulation, Time Manipulation, Soul Manipulation, Life and Death Manipulation (70% of inflicting Instant Death with Hell Gaze, Inflicts Instant Death with Hamaon), Healing/Resurrection (Heals with Diarama, Prayer, Salvation, Diarahan, Mediarahan), Light Manipulation, Mind Manipulation, Energy Manipulation, Telepathy, Teleportation, Telekinesis, Barriers/Reflection (Reflects attacks with Phys Repel, Absorbs attacks with Drain Phys), Energy Draining (Halves enemy health with Holy Wrath), Elemental Manipulation (Fire, Lightning, Ice, Earth, Force/Wind), Cursing (Inflicts Charm with Marin Karin, Renders enemy unconscious with Hamaonn, Inflicts Mute / Panic / Poison / Charm / Sleep with Vanity, Stat Buffing and Debuffing (Raises life by 30% with Life Surge, Increase Magical Power by 2.5 with Mind Charge, Increase Physical Power by 2.5 with Power Charge, Doubles Evasion with Angelic Grace, Increases Magical Power with Makakaja, Negates all -kaja buffs with Dekaja, Decreases enemy Defense with Rakunda, Negates all -nda debuffs with Dekunda), Almighty Attacks that Bypass all Defenses (Divine Punishment, Megidolaon and Chaturbhuja)
Lifting Strength: Immeasurable
Striking Strength: Multiversal+
Durability: Multiverse level+
Range: Likely Multiversal+
Standard Equipment: Lotus Flower, Mace, Conch Shell, Chakra
Intelligence: Immensely High. Holds a high Cosmic Awareness / Connection and Understanding of the Universe, and is one of Hinduism's highest deities
Weaknesses: None Notable