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{{Quote|"Heh heh heh... Suffer for eternity... Ragna the Bloodedge... Heh heh heh... Hahahahaha!!!"}}
 
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| name            =Yuuki Terumi
 
| name            =Yuuki Terumi
| birthday        =Unknown
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| birthday        =February 29<ref>ArcSystemWorks livestream ''Arc Nama'', February 15, 2018</ref>
 
| species          =Sankishin
 
| species          =Sankishin
 
| voice            =[[wikipedia:Yuichi Nakamura (voice actor)|Yuichi Nakamura]] (Japanese) <br/> [[wikipedia:Doug Erholtz|Doug Erholtz]] (English)
 
| voice            =[[wikipedia:Yuichi Nakamura (voice actor)|Yuichi Nakamura]] (Japanese) <br/> [[wikipedia:Doug Erholtz|Doug Erholtz]] (English)
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| team            =[[Novus Orbis Librarium]] <br/> [[Sector Seven]]
 
| team            =[[Novus Orbis Librarium]] <br/> [[Sector Seven]]
 
|Titles              =Takehaya Susano'o of Mikoto
 
|Titles              =Takehaya Susano'o of Mikoto
| Music            =[[Silent Scream]]
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| Music            =[[Silent Scream]] <br/> [[SIX-HEROES]]
 
| appgames        =''[[BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger]]'' (non-playable) <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Continuum Shift]]'' (non-playable) <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II]]'' (non-playable) <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend]]'' (non-playable) <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma]]'' (playable) <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend]]'' (playable) <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Central Fiction]]'' (playable)
 
| appgames        =''[[BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger]]'' (non-playable) <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Continuum Shift]]'' (non-playable) <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II]]'' (non-playable) <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend]]'' (non-playable) <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma]]'' (playable) <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend]]'' (playable) <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Central Fiction]]'' (playable)
| appmanga        =''[[BlazBlue: Remix Heart]]'' <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Variable Heart]]'' <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Chimelical Complex]]'' <br/> ''[[BlazBlue (manga)|BlazBlue]]''
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| appmanga        =''[[BlazBlue: Remix Heart]]'' <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Variable Heart]]'' <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Chimelical Complex]]'' <br/> ''[[BlazBlue (Manga)|BlazBlue]]''
| appnovel        =''[[BlazBlue: Phase Shift 1]]'' <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Phase Shift 2]]'' <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Phase Shift 3]]'' <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Phase Shift 4]]'' <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger Part 1]]'' <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger Part 2]]'' <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Part 2]]''
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| appnovel        =''[[BlazBlue: Phase Shift 1]]'' <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Phase Shift 2]]'' <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Phase Shift 3]]'' <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Phase Shift 4]]'' <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger - Part 1]]'' <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger - Part 2]]'' <br/> ''[[BlazBlue: Continuum Shift - Part 2]]''
 
| appshort        =''[[Innocent Black]]''
 
| appshort        =''[[Innocent Black]]''
 
| appdrama        =''[[BlazBlue: The Wheel of Fortune]]''
 
| appdrama        =''[[BlazBlue: The Wheel of Fortune]]''
 
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'''Yuuki Terumi''', in reality the God '''[[Susano'o]]''', is the main antagonist of the ''BlazBlue'' series. He is a cruel spirit who lusts for the destruction of everything he touches, relentlessly murdering and torturing those who cross him. He founded both the [[Novus Orbis Librarium]] and [[Sector Seven]] and was responsible for the incident that ruins [[Ragna the Bloodedge|Ragna's]] life.
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'''Yuuki Terumi''' (ユウキ=テルミ), in reality the God '''[[Susano'o]]''', is the main antagonist of the ''BlazBlue'' series. He is a cruel spirit who lusts for the destruction of everything he touches, relentlessly murdering and torturing those who cross him. He founded both the [[Novus Orbis Librarium]] and [[Sector Seven]] and was responsible for the incident that ruins [[Ragna the Bloodedge|Ragna's]] life.
  
 
Terumi first appeared as an NPC in ''[[BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger]]'' while he possessed [[Hazama]]. It was not until ''[[BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma]]'' that he finally became playable as an independent character.
 
Terumi first appeared as an NPC in ''[[BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger]]'' while he possessed [[Hazama]]. It was not until ''[[BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma]]'' that he finally became playable as an independent character.
 
==Appearance==
 
==Appearance==
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Physically, Terumi's human form looks nearly identical to [[Hazama]], with some notable differences — his hair stands straight up and his snakelike eyes are open. Most of Terumi's clothing in his human form is identical to Hazama's, but, in place of Hazama's black coat and fedora, Terumi wears a long, hooded yellow cloak covered in black markings. The short sleeves of his cloak are large and have engraved metal plates attached to them. Terumi also wears his tie untied.
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Terumi's “ghost form” is a simple black-and-green humanoid shape with long arms, a glowing green spot on his chest, and a face consisting of a wide smile and a single red eye. During his Astral Heat, Terumi's ghost form transforms to resemble [[Susano'o]].
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In the ''BlazBlue: Phase Shift'' series, Terumi wears similar clothing to his human form in the main BlazBlue series, except instead of Hazama's suit, he wears Kazuma's uniform.
  
 
==Personality==
 
==Personality==
  
==Biography==
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{{Quote|He seems impulsive and shallow-sighted, but is actually crafty and clear-minded. Cold and cruel, he truly enjoys "despair" and "destruction" from the bottom of his heart.<ref name="bbcf-terumi-personality-jp"/><ref name="bbcpex-terumi"/><ref name="bbcpex-terumi-eu"/>}}
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Terumi has been described as "absolute evil", with "no margin for sympathy". He is an amoral, sadistic psychopath who lives for nothing more than causing suffering for others and experiencing the joy doing so gives him. Due to his nature as a god, he sees himself as superior to humans, viewing them like insects which he can “play” with for his own sick pleasure.
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He gives off the impression acting suddenly and without forethought, but in truth, Terumi is a master manipulator skilled at playing a long game to achieve his goals. He is effective at tricking and lying to people and has manipulated multiple organizations into playing a part in his schemes.
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Ultimately, Terumi desires nothing more than the destruction of everything his “sister” Amaterasu has created, and wishes to create a new world in his image, full of despair and suffering.
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==Powers & Techniques==
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Although he has a slender frame, Terumi is absurdly powerful, owing to his status as a God. His physical strength is matched only by his strength in the [[Art|Arts]] as he has a complete mastery over [[Ars Magus]] and abilities lying in [[sorcery]]. He can freely move his soul between vessels, possessing them and lurking in their shadows of their minds. Related to this ability is Terumi's status as an [[Observer]] who is a special case - he can Observe himself. This is a technique that is said to be crude, but it allows the user to solidify their existence and remain rooted in existence; Terumi used this against [[Hakumen|Hakumen's]] Time Killer technique and survived when it should have killed him.
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Terumi has several weapons, the most notable being the [[Nox Nyctores]] - [[Geminus Anguium: Ouroboros]]. Despite being the wielder of this weapon, it is not often that he chooses to use it. Ensnaring opponents, attacking from a distance or messing with the victims emotions are some abilities that the Nox grants. Terumi instead favors his twin balisong knives in combat, often getting into the thick of a fight and using them in vicious slashing motions.
  
===Ikaruga Civil War===
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One of Terumi's many abilities is called Mind Eater, which functions differently to the [[Mind Eater (Maledictus Plaga)]] and [[Mind Eater (Opprimo Vinculum)]], but he is capable of using the latter. Terumi's Mind Eater instead eats away at the memories of the target, taking them away and supposedly placing them into the Boundary.<ref>''BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma, Story Mode, Chrono Phantasma, Episode 2: Difference of Opinion''</ref> Another ability he passively employs is amplifying his strength according to the hatred that others direct at him - the more intense the hatred, the more powerful Terumi becomes.
  
When the war loomed towards its apex, Terumi saw [[Iron Tager]] entering the area where the Prime Field Devices had been kept. <ref>''BlazBlue Material Collection, Iron Tager Short Story - Trust You''</ref>
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In gameplay, Terumi's [[Drive]] is '''{{h|Force Eater}}''', which functions similarly to Ragna's [[Soul Eater]]. Instead of eating the opponent's lifebar, Terumi's Drive grants him copious amounts of Heat upon a successful hit, and to reflect this, most of his moves are [[Distortion Drive|Distortion Drives]]. One in particular, the '''{{h|Serpent's Cursed Sting}}''', will drain the opponent of their Heat to help fuel the move in question. Terumi's playstyle reflect his personality and relies heavily on pressuring the opponent with the advantages given by his high Heat.  
===Central Fiction===
 
Terumi barely survived his encounter with Hakumen. The body Trinity made for him died, but he was able to survive through crudely Observing himself, although this method would only keep him sustained for a week at most. He began searching for another vessel.
 
  
He found Hazama, explained what had happened, and through him, ordered that Noel go to the [[Kaka Village]] to deal with Ragna. <ref>''BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Episode 003, Chapter 016''</ref> He stayed with Hazama, barely being able to possess him, and watched as Nu battled against both Ragna and Noel. <ref>''BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Story Mode, Episode 004, Chapter 033''</ref> Not long afterwards, he was transported to Ikaruga, and told by Nine that he could obtain the Azure by killing Izanami. Although Hazama had told him that he would search for the Azure himself so they could fuse, Terumi began to search for a different vessel to fuse with, finding that he had outgrown him. <ref>''BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Story Mode, Episode 006, Chapter 043''</ref> Hazama had fulfilled his side of the deal, however, and had gained an Azure piece from Izanami – he told Terumi he wanted to fuse, but to be in control, and he complied. <ref>''BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Story Mode, Episode 010, Chapter 079, Sub Scenario 1''</ref>
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As well as his overwhelming power, Terumi is supremely intelligent and was partially responsible for the creation of Ars Magus as a whole - had it not been for his assistance, [[Nine the Phantom]] would have failed to create the Art in one year during the Dark War. Terumi's speciality concerns [[seithr]] and the [[Boundary]], but he is also, understandably, the most well informed on the Sankishin. Terumi's intelligence goes further than this as he is a master manipulator who's cunning plagued the background of both the Dark War and [[Ikaruga Civil War]].
  
Going to the Alucard Castle, Terumi pried open Clavis’ coffin after battling through the [[Prototype Absolute Defence: Blade of Reflections]], which created a perfect copy of himself to fight. Winning, he took the Hihiirokane within, <ref>''BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Arcade Mode, Yuuki Terumi, Act III''</ref> and used to separate himself permanently from Hazama when his former vessel tried to consume him. Terumi then absorbed the weapon into himself and left Hazama to his own devices. <ref>''BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Story Mode, Episode 010, Chapter 086, Sub Scenario 1''</ref> He drove Nu insane after she was defeated by Ragna, forcing her to fight Hakumen. While the knight was distracted, Terumi launched Hihiirokane at him, shattering his soul and taking over the Susano’o Unit, finally becoming Susano’o once more. He snatched Noel and Amaterasu, forcing them outside of the Embryo. <ref>''BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Story Mode, Episode 011, Chapter 092''</ref>
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Terumi has a handful of specific weaknesses and is invincible otherwise. He requires a vessel to inhabit since he can only Observe himself for so long when the need arises. He is also weak to the [[Hihiirokane]], a blade that can cut souls, and it is the only weapon that can truly hurt him. Terumi's final weakness is that since he relies on hatred to fuel his strength, there have been times where he has been overpowered by others because they have controlled their feelings towards him, such as Kokonoe.<ref>''BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma, Arcade Mode, Kokonoe - Mad Scientist''</ref>
  
[[File:BlazBlue Central Fiction Movie Screenshot 03.png|thumb|right|The death of a god]]Terumi exited and returned to the unit frequently, being able to now summon it at will. At the gate with Noel in his grasp, Terumi battled against [[Es]], the protector using the Susano’o Unit to do so. Amaterasu had Observed his victory before the battle even began. <ref>''BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Story Mode, Episode 011, Chapter 093''</ref> Soon Ragna and Jin arrived, and through their combined efforts, sent Terumi out of the Susano’o Unit. He was sent inside the Gate with Ragna by Noel, coming to the [[Azure Horizon]]. <ref>''BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Story Mode, Episode 012, Chapter 096''</ref> He fought his nemesis for the True Azure, and lost, finally dying after having cheated death countless times. <ref>''BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Story Mode, Episode 012, Chapter 097''</ref>
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==Official Profiles==
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===''[[BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma]]'' Official Site Profile===
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''Once one of the Six Heroes who defeated the Black Beast, as well as the one who plunged Ragna into despair, he may seem impulsive and shallow-sighted, but is actually quite crafty and clear-minded. Cold and cruel, he truly enjoys "despair" and "destruction" from the bottom of his heart, and starts the Imperator's even worse "banquet of madness."<ref name="bbcp-terumi-jp"/>''
  
==Powers & Techniques==
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===''[[BlazBlue: Central Fiction]]'' Official Site Profile===
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''Once one of the Six Heroes who defeated the Black Beast. When he saw the transformed world, he muttered "Gotta redo it again?" and began to act in order to bring about the same history as before. His goal is twofold: to destroy the Master Unit, and to obtain a weapon of his own....<ref name="bbcf-terumi-story-jp"/>
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;Personality
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''He seems impulsive and shallow-sighted, but is actually crafty and clear-minded. Cold and cruel, he truly enjoys "despair" and "destruction" from the bottom of his heart.<ref name="bbcf-terumi-personality-jp"/><ref name="bbcpex-terumi"/><ref name="bbcpex-terumi-eu"/>''
  
==Library Entry==
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===''[[BlazBlue: Central Fiction]]'' Library Entry===
===Yuuki Terumi===
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;Yuuki Terumi
''One of the Six Heroes that defeated the Black Beast, and the true identity behind the man who occupies Hazama. Incidentally, he also created the Azure Grimoire, which is what caused the Black Beast’s appearance.
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''One of the Six Heroes that defeated the Black Beast, and the true identity behind the man who occupies Hazama. Incidentally, he also created the Azure Grimoire, which is what caused the Black Beast's appearance.
  
 
''He attacked the church where Ragna, Jin and Saya sought refuge, and gravely wounds Ragna in the process. He kills the Sister, and takes Jin and Saya with him, throwing Ragna into a pit of despair.
 
''He attacked the church where Ragna, Jin and Saya sought refuge, and gravely wounds Ragna in the process. He kills the Sister, and takes Jin and Saya with him, throwing Ragna into a pit of despair.
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''He might look like a nutcase form the outside, but there is a meaning behind his actions and he is quite clever. We are dealing with a man who simply lives for the destruction and screams of his victims.
 
''He might look like a nutcase form the outside, but there is a meaning behind his actions and he is quite clever. We are dealing with a man who simply lives for the destruction and screams of his victims.
  
''During the Dark War, he loses his flesh upon the revival of the Black Beast but is then able to conceal himself in the body of Kazuma Kval, thanks to Relius’s careful tactics.
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''During the Dark War, he loses his flesh upon the revival of the Black Beast but is then able to conceal himself in the body of Kazuma Kval, thanks to Relius's careful tactics.
  
 
''After being restrained by Valkenhayn, he is confined inside the Alucard Manor. But is freed when the Black Beast runs rampant by the hands of Nine, who regards his knowledge to high standards. He is kept under control of her spell.
 
''After being restrained by Valkenhayn, he is confined inside the Alucard Manor. But is freed when the Black Beast runs rampant by the hands of Nine, who regards his knowledge to high standards. He is kept under control of her spell.
  
''With his cunning and ability to manipulate people, Terumi pulls the strings from behind the curtains, aiding in the establishment of both the NOL and Sector Seven. Furthermore, he kills or nullifies half of the Six Heroes with his own hands. He is sealed away only at the hands of Jubei and Hakumen…combined. Currently, Takamagahara’s system allows him to exist in the human realm, albeit only mentally.
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''With his cunning and ability to manipulate people, Terumi pulls the strings from behind the curtains, aiding in the establishment of both the NOL and Sector Seven. Furthermore, he kills or nullifies half of the Six Heroes with his own hands. He is sealed away only at the hands of Jubei and Hakumen…combined. Currently, Takamagahara's system allows him to exist in the human realm, albeit only mentally.
  
 
''After, he forces Noel, who now has the Eyes of the Azure, to acknowledge his presence, binding his exsistance into the realm as we know it. He has revived, completely.
 
''After, he forces Noel, who now has the Eyes of the Azure, to acknowledge his presence, binding his exsistance into the realm as we know it. He has revived, completely.
  
''Since, he still uses Hazama’s body, and carries out his missions alongside Relius and the Imperator. But, he is once more torn by Trinity’s mental attack using Muchorin’s powers.<ref>''BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Library Mode, character #025''</ref>
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''Since, he still uses Hazama's body, and carries out his missions alongside Relius and the Imperator. But, he is once more torn by Trinity's mental attack using Muchorin's powers.<ref>''BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Library Mode, character #025''</ref>
  
 
==Appearances in other Media==
 
==Appearances in other Media==
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* The mobile game ''Mabinogi Duel'' stars Terumi as a playable card.
  
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
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*In an interview with series creator [[Toshimichi Mori]] in the ''[[BlazBlue: Central Fiction Official Setting Material Collection]]'', he describes having designed Terumi to be absolutely evil without exception. This would leave no room for sympathy.<ref>''BlazBlue: Central Fiction Official Setting Material Collection, Toshimichi Mori interview''</ref>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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<ref name="bbcp-terumi-jp">''BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Official Site (JP), [http://www.blazblue.jp/cp/chara_terumi.html Yuuki Terumi]''</ref>
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<ref name="bbcf-terumi-personality-jp">''BlazBlue: Central Fiction Consumer Edition Official Site (JP), [http://www.blazblue.jp/cf/cs/character/terumi.php Yuuki Terumi]''</ref>
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<ref name="bbcf-terumi-story-jp">''BlazBlue: Central Fiction Consumer Edition Official Site (JP), Story - [http://www.blazblue.jp/cf/cs/story/ Yuuki Terumi]''</ref>
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<ref name="bbcpex-terumi">''BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Official Site (US), [http://blazblueuniverse.com/terumi Yuuki Terumi]''</ref>
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<ref name="bbcpex-terumi-eu">''BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Official Site (EU), [http://www.blazblue.jp/eu/chara_terumi.html Yuuki Terumi]''</ref>
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Revision as of 07:51, 20 August 2018

"Heh heh heh... Suffer for eternity... Ragna the Bloodedge... Heh heh heh... Hahahahaha!!!"
ユウキ=テルミ
Yuuki Terumi
BlazBlue Central Fiction Yuuki Terumi Main.png
BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma Yuuki Terumi Main.png
Name

Yuuki Terumi

Birthday

February 29[1]

Species

Sankishin

Voice Actors

Yuichi Nakamura (Japanese)
Doug Erholtz (English)

Blood Type

Unknown

Height

183cm

Weight

61kg

Hair Color

Green

Eye Color

Amber

Drive

Force Eater

Likes

Live music

Dislikes

Rachel Alucard

Hobbies

Playing guitar

Affiliation

Novus Orbis Librarium
Sector Seven

Character Titles

Takehaya Susano'o of Mikoto

Character Themes

Silent Scream
SIX-HEROES

Appearances
Games

BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger (non-playable)
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift (non-playable)
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II (non-playable)
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend (non-playable)
BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma (playable)
BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend (playable)
BlazBlue: Central Fiction (playable)

Manga

BlazBlue: Remix Heart
BlazBlue: Variable Heart
BlazBlue: Chimelical Complex
BlazBlue

Novels

BlazBlue: Phase Shift 1
BlazBlue: Phase Shift 2
BlazBlue: Phase Shift 3
BlazBlue: Phase Shift 4
BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger - Part 1
BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger - Part 2
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift - Part 2

Short Stories

Innocent Black

Drama Cd

BlazBlue: The Wheel of Fortune

Yuuki Terumi (ユウキ=テルミ), in reality the God Susano'o, is the main antagonist of the BlazBlue series. He is a cruel spirit who lusts for the destruction of everything he touches, relentlessly murdering and torturing those who cross him. He founded both the Novus Orbis Librarium and Sector Seven and was responsible for the incident that ruins Ragna's life.

Terumi first appeared as an NPC in BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger while he possessed Hazama. It was not until BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma that he finally became playable as an independent character.

Appearance

Physically, Terumi's human form looks nearly identical to Hazama, with some notable differences — his hair stands straight up and his snakelike eyes are open. Most of Terumi's clothing in his human form is identical to Hazama's, but, in place of Hazama's black coat and fedora, Terumi wears a long, hooded yellow cloak covered in black markings. The short sleeves of his cloak are large and have engraved metal plates attached to them. Terumi also wears his tie untied.

Terumi's “ghost form” is a simple black-and-green humanoid shape with long arms, a glowing green spot on his chest, and a face consisting of a wide smile and a single red eye. During his Astral Heat, Terumi's ghost form transforms to resemble Susano'o.

In the BlazBlue: Phase Shift series, Terumi wears similar clothing to his human form in the main BlazBlue series, except instead of Hazama's suit, he wears Kazuma's uniform.

Personality

He seems impulsive and shallow-sighted, but is actually crafty and clear-minded. Cold and cruel, he truly enjoys "despair" and "destruction" from the bottom of his heart.[2][3][4]

Terumi has been described as "absolute evil", with "no margin for sympathy". He is an amoral, sadistic psychopath who lives for nothing more than causing suffering for others and experiencing the joy doing so gives him. Due to his nature as a god, he sees himself as superior to humans, viewing them like insects which he can “play” with for his own sick pleasure.

He gives off the impression acting suddenly and without forethought, but in truth, Terumi is a master manipulator skilled at playing a long game to achieve his goals. He is effective at tricking and lying to people and has manipulated multiple organizations into playing a part in his schemes.

Ultimately, Terumi desires nothing more than the destruction of everything his “sister” Amaterasu has created, and wishes to create a new world in his image, full of despair and suffering.

Powers & Techniques

Although he has a slender frame, Terumi is absurdly powerful, owing to his status as a God. His physical strength is matched only by his strength in the Arts as he has a complete mastery over Ars Magus and abilities lying in sorcery. He can freely move his soul between vessels, possessing them and lurking in their shadows of their minds. Related to this ability is Terumi's status as an Observer who is a special case - he can Observe himself. This is a technique that is said to be crude, but it allows the user to solidify their existence and remain rooted in existence; Terumi used this against Hakumen's Time Killer technique and survived when it should have killed him.

Terumi has several weapons, the most notable being the Nox Nyctores - Geminus Anguium: Ouroboros. Despite being the wielder of this weapon, it is not often that he chooses to use it. Ensnaring opponents, attacking from a distance or messing with the victims emotions are some abilities that the Nox grants. Terumi instead favors his twin balisong knives in combat, often getting into the thick of a fight and using them in vicious slashing motions.

One of Terumi's many abilities is called Mind Eater, which functions differently to the Mind Eater (Maledictus Plaga) and Mind Eater (Opprimo Vinculum), but he is capable of using the latter. Terumi's Mind Eater instead eats away at the memories of the target, taking them away and supposedly placing them into the Boundary.[5] Another ability he passively employs is amplifying his strength according to the hatred that others direct at him - the more intense the hatred, the more powerful Terumi becomes.

In gameplay, Terumi's Drive is Force Eater, which functions similarly to Ragna's Soul Eater. Instead of eating the opponent's lifebar, Terumi's Drive grants him copious amounts of Heat upon a successful hit, and to reflect this, most of his moves are Distortion Drives. One in particular, the Serpent's Cursed Sting, will drain the opponent of their Heat to help fuel the move in question. Terumi's playstyle reflect his personality and relies heavily on pressuring the opponent with the advantages given by his high Heat.

As well as his overwhelming power, Terumi is supremely intelligent and was partially responsible for the creation of Ars Magus as a whole - had it not been for his assistance, Nine the Phantom would have failed to create the Art in one year during the Dark War. Terumi's speciality concerns seithr and the Boundary, but he is also, understandably, the most well informed on the Sankishin. Terumi's intelligence goes further than this as he is a master manipulator who's cunning plagued the background of both the Dark War and Ikaruga Civil War.

Terumi has a handful of specific weaknesses and is invincible otherwise. He requires a vessel to inhabit since he can only Observe himself for so long when the need arises. He is also weak to the Hihiirokane, a blade that can cut souls, and it is the only weapon that can truly hurt him. Terumi's final weakness is that since he relies on hatred to fuel his strength, there have been times where he has been overpowered by others because they have controlled their feelings towards him, such as Kokonoe.[6]

Official Profiles

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Official Site Profile

Once one of the Six Heroes who defeated the Black Beast, as well as the one who plunged Ragna into despair, he may seem impulsive and shallow-sighted, but is actually quite crafty and clear-minded. Cold and cruel, he truly enjoys "despair" and "destruction" from the bottom of his heart, and starts the Imperator's even worse "banquet of madness."[7]

BlazBlue: Central Fiction Official Site Profile

Story

Once one of the Six Heroes who defeated the Black Beast. When he saw the transformed world, he muttered "Gotta redo it again?" and began to act in order to bring about the same history as before. His goal is twofold: to destroy the Master Unit, and to obtain a weapon of his own....[8]

Personality

He seems impulsive and shallow-sighted, but is actually crafty and clear-minded. Cold and cruel, he truly enjoys "despair" and "destruction" from the bottom of his heart.[2][3][4]

BlazBlue: Central Fiction Library Entry

Yuuki Terumi

One of the Six Heroes that defeated the Black Beast, and the true identity behind the man who occupies Hazama. Incidentally, he also created the Azure Grimoire, which is what caused the Black Beast's appearance.

He attacked the church where Ragna, Jin and Saya sought refuge, and gravely wounds Ragna in the process. He kills the Sister, and takes Jin and Saya with him, throwing Ragna into a pit of despair.

He might look like a nutcase form the outside, but there is a meaning behind his actions and he is quite clever. We are dealing with a man who simply lives for the destruction and screams of his victims.

During the Dark War, he loses his flesh upon the revival of the Black Beast but is then able to conceal himself in the body of Kazuma Kval, thanks to Relius's careful tactics.

After being restrained by Valkenhayn, he is confined inside the Alucard Manor. But is freed when the Black Beast runs rampant by the hands of Nine, who regards his knowledge to high standards. He is kept under control of her spell.

With his cunning and ability to manipulate people, Terumi pulls the strings from behind the curtains, aiding in the establishment of both the NOL and Sector Seven. Furthermore, he kills or nullifies half of the Six Heroes with his own hands. He is sealed away only at the hands of Jubei and Hakumen…combined. Currently, Takamagahara's system allows him to exist in the human realm, albeit only mentally.

After, he forces Noel, who now has the Eyes of the Azure, to acknowledge his presence, binding his exsistance into the realm as we know it. He has revived, completely.

Since, he still uses Hazama's body, and carries out his missions alongside Relius and the Imperator. But, he is once more torn by Trinity's mental attack using Muchorin's powers.[9]

Appearances in other Media

  • The mobile game Mabinogi Duel stars Terumi as a playable card.

Trivia

References

  1. ArcSystemWorks livestream Arc Nama, February 15, 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 BlazBlue: Central Fiction Consumer Edition Official Site (JP), Yuuki Terumi
  3. 3.0 3.1 BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Official Site (US), Yuuki Terumi
  4. 4.0 4.1 BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Official Site (EU), Yuuki Terumi
  5. BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma, Story Mode, Chrono Phantasma, Episode 2: Difference of Opinion
  6. BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma, Arcade Mode, Kokonoe - Mad Scientist
  7. BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Official Site (JP), Yuuki Terumi
  8. BlazBlue: Central Fiction Consumer Edition Official Site (JP), Story - Yuuki Terumi
  9. BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Library Mode, character #025
  10. BlazBlue: Central Fiction Official Setting Material Collection, Toshimichi Mori interview