Backbeard is a demon in the series.

History[edit | edit source]

Backbeard is a boogeyman youkai (sometimes known as a demon or ghost) that appeared from the Japanese manga series GeGeGe no Kitaro. He's an original creation of Shigeru Mizuki, and in his works is depicted as one of Kitaro's main opponents and the leader of "western youkai" such as classic horror movie monsters, witches and gremlins. Mizuki based Backbeard either on Odilon Redon's paintings, which often featured eyeball motifs, or on Masatoshi Naitō's collage Shinjuku Phantom Chimera.

The name is likely derived from the European "Bugbear," another term for the boogeyman, and first appeared in some Japanese publications in the early 1960s.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Profile[edit | edit source]

Shin Megami Tensei[edit | edit source]

"Origin: Europe. A monster of European descent. Theories say it was a root of an ancient tree. It is often depicted as a giant eyeball with tentacles."
Shin Megami Tensei A-Mode DDS dictionary

Stats[edit | edit source]

Megami Tensei II[edit | edit source]

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Race Level HP MP CP
Foul 22 146 34 -
Formations MAG Macca Item Drops
1-2 44 220 Scorpion Whip
Stamina Intelligence Attack Agility Luck Defense
13 12 9 7 5 5
List of Spells
Ziora Zioma Destruct

Shin Megami Tensei[edit | edit source]

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Race Alignment Level HP MP
Foul Dark-Chaos 44 470 40
22 1-2 86 17 52 13 15 12
St 19
In 10
Ma 14
Vi 17
Ag 12
Lu 6
Resistances Reflects all Physical attacks except Sword Drop Claim Solais
Swd Gun Fir Ice Elc For Nrv Exp Crs Mgc Bnd Chg Dex Ndl Alm
- Rf - 68 68 - - 38 68 - - 68 - Rf -
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect
Zanma 5 MP Blasts one enemy with a strong gale.
Shibaboo 3 MP Binds multiple enemies. (Bind-type)
Paral Eyes Extra Paralyzes one enemy. (Curse-type)

Last Bible III[edit | edit source]

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19 170 43 56 26 13 9 13 12 10
Equipment Can't Equip Card Location Gotland
List of Skills
Zanmaon Dia

Majin Tensei II: Spiral Nemesis[edit | edit source]

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Race Level HP MP Mv Range Mv Type Atk Range MAG
Foul 36 137 0 4 Walk 1 360
St Ma In Ag Lu Atk P.Def M.Atk M.Def Hit Eva Crt
12 14 10 9 0 34 12 24 22 89 6 0
List of Skills
Skill Power Range Cost Target Effect
Return - 0-1 Extra Multi Return demons to COMP from a distance
White Lotus Flame 80 7 M. Extra Multi Same as Agiraon

Devil Children White Book[edit | edit source]

Class Type Race Level HP MP Exp
Common Dark Ghost 14 154 71 88
Attack Guard Magic M Guard Speed Luck
12 10 14 14 15 13
List of Skills
Skill Element Cost Effect
Mudo Moon 10 MP Medium damage to one foe.
Paraladyne Moon 35 MP Damage to one foe. Inflicts Stun.
Dormina Moon 6 MP Inflicts Sleep on one foe.
Pulinpa Moon 6 MP Inflicts Confusion on one foe.
Mazan Wood 18 MP Light damage to all foes.
Parala Eyes Moon 20 HP Medium damage to one foe. Inflicts Stun.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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