Kaiwan is a recurring demon in the series.

History[edit | edit source]

Kaiwan (or Kiyyun) was a deity worshiped by some of the Israelites according to the Book of Amos. Amos 5:26 refers to "the star of your god." His name appears to be derived from the Babylonian name of the planet Saturn. Others suggest that the name comes from a Hebrew root word that refers to something on a pedestal or image stand, and might refer to an idol of another deity rather than a separate god.

Kaiwan is only mentioned once in the Tanakh, and in said passage he is associated with the similary unique Sakkuth.[1] This name was seemingly the title of the Mesopotamian god Ninurta, occasionally associated with Saturn. However, unlike other planets, Saturn had minimal importance in Mesopotamian religion. In the biblical text, the names of both of these figures were vocalized like shiqqūts ("abomination").[2][3] It's possible there was a deliberate changing of the pronunciation to suggest the idea of detestation of this figure in the eyes of God, much like in the case of Astarte's name being replaced by Ashtoreth.

In Acts of Apostles, there's a mention of a figure known as Remphan (ῥαιφάν), who seems to be one and the same as Kaiwan. Septuagint renders Kaiwan's name as Rephan.

In Lovecraftian literature, Kaiwan is also one of the names of Hastur.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Profile[edit | edit source]

Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne[edit | edit source]

Kaiwan appears in the Assembly of Nihilo's Shiodome Headquarters as a story boss. He taunts the Demi-fiend, then vanishes into one of eight rooms. Several duplicates of Kaiwan can be found in these rooms, but only one houses the true Kaiwan. He holds the green Kila.

Shin Megami Tensei IMAGINE[edit | edit source]

Kaiwan can only be acquired through fusion. Enemy only variations can be found in Shinagawa's gold level Catacombs instance and Nakano's gold level Stone Site instance.

Shin Megami Tensei IV[edit | edit source]

The Terminal Guardian of Ikebukuro summons Kaiwan and two Incubi when encountered by Flynn and his fellow Samurai when they try to activate the Terminal. After defeating all three demons, the Terminal will be unlocked for use.

Kaiwan will later appear during the entrance test of Tsukiji Hongwanji, but attempting to scout them at this time will result in them blowing on the candle. Kaiwan can teach Flynn the Megido and Sukukaja skills through his Demon Whisper. Once Kaiwan reaches level 44, it may evolve into Decarabia.

Shin Megami Tensei IV Apocalypse[edit | edit source]

Kaiwan can be found within Shibuya. He can teach the Mudoon and Sukukaja skills through his Demon Whisper. Kaiwan benefits from learning darkness and support skills.

Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers[edit | edit source]

"A god in Assyrian mythology. He is associated with the planet Saturn. He is usually grouped with another god, Sakkut."
Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers 3DS compendium

Kaiwan is a demon exclusive to the 3DS remake, available after Nemechi evolves into the leg form (female growth path), and costs 150 D-Souls.

Persona 5[edit | edit source]

"A god in Assyrian legend, his name is interchangeable with Sakkut, another incarnation of the star-god, Saturn."
Persona 5 background

Kaiwan is the fourth Persona of the Star Arcana and can be found as a Shadow in Okumura's Palace and the Adyeshach area of Mementos, with the title "Wishless Star." He is the second of two Personas to learn the Forget Boost skill and one of the four sources of the Speed Master and Marakunda skills. Kaiwan is the first Persona that the protagonist can use in battle to learn Mapsio. When itemized through Electric Chair execution in the Velvet Room, Kaiwan yields a Mapsio Skill Card.

Persona 5 Strikers[edit | edit source]

"A god in Assyrian legend, his name is interchangeable with Sakkut, another incarnation of the star-god, Saturn."
Persona 5 Strikers background

Kaiwan is a Persona of the Star Arcana and appears as a Shadow in the later areas of the Sapporo Jail. He will be the subject of one of Lavenza's requests, "Prison Mail, Part 3." The protagonist will need to fuse a Kaiwan that knows the Makouga skill. Principality has Makouga as an innate skill and can be obtained in the same jail, along with the other necessary Persona, Setanta, also being found in the jail. Fusing Principality and Setanta together will enable the Makouga skill to be passed on to Kaiwan.

As a source of the Technical Adept skill, Kaiwan can be used to complete the "Prison Mail, Part 6" request for Lavenza. Leveling Kaiwan to Lv.37 and then fusing him with Kikuri-Hime will allow him to pass the Technical Adept skill on to Queen Mab, completing the conditions of the request.

Shin Megami Tensei: Liberation Dx2[edit | edit source]

"Written in the Book of Amos, the Old Testament, as the one who was worshiped by the Israelites before the heavenly lord was accepted. He is associated with the stars and often assimilated with Sakkutthe, god of Saturn, and was once called the god of the sky."
Shin Megami Tensei: Liberation Dx2 compendium

Stats[edit | edit source]

Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne[edit | edit source]

Race Level HP MP
Strength 10
Magic 17
Vitality 20
Agility 11
Luck 11
Night 40 520
288
Reflects Absorbs Void Resists Weak
- - Magic/Death/Ailments Curse/Mind/Nerve Expel
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect
Deathtouch 5 MP Drains a small amount of HP from one foe. Almighty-type.
Mudo 6 MP 40% instant kill to one foe. Death-type.
Mamudo 15 MP 20% instant kill to all foes. Death-type.
Evil Gaze 8 MP Chance of dropping one foe's remaining HP to 1. Death-type.

Race Level HP MP
Strength 10
Magic 17
Vitality 20
Agility 11
Luck 11
Night 40 650
288
Reflects Absorbs Void Resists Weak
- - Magic/Death/Ailments Curse/Mind/Nerve Expel
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect
Deathtouch 5 MP Drains a small amount of HP from one foe. Almighty-type.
Mudo 6 MP 40% instant kill to one foe. Death-type.
Mamudo 15 MP 20% instant kill to all foes. Death-type.
Evil Gaze 8 MP Chance of dropping one foe's remaining HP to 1. Death-type.

Race Level HP MP
Strength 14
Magic 19
Vitality 15
Agility 11
Luck 8
Night 47 372
198
Reflects Absorbs Void Resists Weak
- - Death Fire/Ice/Elec/Force Expel
Obtainable Normal recruit or fusion
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect Level
Mudoon 10 MP 60% instant kill to one foe. Death-type. Innate
Charm Bite 18% HP Medium physical damage and 55% charm to one foe.
Medium accuracy and critical rate.
Innate
Sonic Wave 9 MP 20% panic to all foes. Mind-type. Innate
Sukukaja 12 MP Buffs agility by 1 level, all allies. 48
Trade Convo Requests barter. 49
Rakukaja 12 MP Buffs defense by 1 level, all allies. 50
Evil Gaze 8 MP Chance of dropping one foe's remaining HP to 1. Death-type. 51
Void Expel Passive Imparts immunity to expel attacks. Overrides resistance and weakness. 52

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey[edit | edit source]

Race Alignment Level HP MP
Strength 20
Magic 29
Vitality 19
Agility 22
Luck 22
Night Neutral-Chaos 34 286
173
Attack Type Physical Gun Fire Ice Electricity Wind Expel Curse Almighty
Single Foe/1/Physical/None - - - Weak - - - Null -
Poison Paralyze Stone Strain Sleep Charm Mute Fear Bomb Rage
- - - - - - - - - -
Natural Skills
Agilao Tetraja Void Expel
D-Source Skills
Silent Prayer Lost Word
Item Drops
Night Mustache Life Stone Chakra Drop
Password
BUZtJQ%pR+LW0s7p
uH#XOS2XGM6fOM8R


Shin Megami Tensei IV[edit | edit source]

Race Level HP MP
Strength 46
Dexterity 42
Magic 42
Agility 55
Luck 46
Night 40 350 157
Physical Phys Gun Gun Fire Fire Ice Ice Electricity Elec Force Force Light Light Dark Dark
- - - Weak - - Null -
Ailment Resistance None
Normal Attack Phys x1, 1 enemy
Evolves into Decarabia (44)
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect Level
Megido 25 MP Weak almighty damage to all foes. Innate
Sukukaja 15 MP Buffs party's agility by 1 level. Innate
Null Elec Auto Nullifies elec damage. 42
Null Force Auto Nullifies force damage. 43


Shin Megami Tensei IV Apocalypse[edit | edit source]

Race Level HP MP
Strength 41
Dexterity 41
Magic 35
Agility 58
Luck 52
Night 39 350 170
Physical Phys Gun Gun Fire Fire Ice Ice Electricity Elec Force Force Light Light Dark Dark
- - - Weak - - Weak Null
Ailment Resistance Resist:Sleep/Mute
Normal Attack Phys x1, 1 enemy
Skill Affinities Dark Dark +2 · Support Support +1 · Ice Ice -3 · Light Light -3
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect Level
Mudoon 12 MP Heavy dark damage to one foe. Smirk +55% instant death Innate
Sukukaja 20 MP Buffs party's agility by 1 level. Innate
Dark Pleroma Auto Boosts dark damage by 25%. 42


Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers[edit | edit source]

Race Level HP MP St In Ma En Ag Lu
Night 50 409 158 14 13 14 13 13 13
CP MAG Summon Personality P.ATK P.HIT B.DEF AVD M.ATK M.HIT
10 794 Sly 128 97 142 94 128 40
Reflects Absorbs Void Resists Weak
- - - Fire, Ice, Elec Expel
List of Skills
Rakukaja Sukukaja Mudola
Spin Slash


Persona 3[edit | edit source]

Arcana Level
Strength 35
Magic 39
Endurance 33
Agility 26
Luck 33
Star 49
Inherit Reflects Absorbs Block Resists Weak
Bad Status - - - Fire, Ice Electricity, Light
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect Level
Virus Breath 40 SP Deals damage / Poisons all foes. (25% of HP / 25% chance) Innate
Spirit Drain 5 SP Drains 20 SP from one foe. Innate
Evade Pierce Passive Evasion rate tripled vs Pierce attacks. Innate
Invigorate 2 Passive Restores 5 SP each turn in battle. 51
Vile Assault 12% HP Deals heavy Pierce damage to one foe. (1.5x to Downed foes) 53
Null Light Passive Nullifies Light attacks. 54
Ailment Boost Passive Increases odds of inflicting ailments by 50%. 55

Arcana Level
Strength 35
Magic 39
Endurance 33
Agility 26
Luck 33
Star 49
Inherit Reflects Absorbs Block Resists Weak
Bad Status - - - Fire, Ice, Dark Elec, Light
Skill Card Vile Assault (Level 55)
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect Level
Virus Breath 40 SP Deals damage / Poisons all foes. (25% of HP / 25% chance) Innate
Spirit Drain 5 SP Drains 20 SP from one foe. Innate
Evade Pierce Passive Evasion rate tripled vs Pierce attacks. Innate
Invigorate 2 Passive Restores 5 SP each turn in battle. 51
Vile Assault 12% HP Deals heavy Pierce damage to one foe. (1.5x to Downed foes) 53
Null Light Passive Nullifies Light attacks. 54
Ailment Boost Passive Increases odds of inflicting ailments by 50%. 55

Persona 4[edit | edit source]

Arcana Level
Strength 16
Magic 23
Endurance 14
Agility 15
Luck 11
Star 24
Inherit Reflects Absorbs Block Resists Weak
Support - - Dark - Physical
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect Level
Tetrakarn 36 SP Barrier that reflects phys dmg once. (1 ally) Innate
Cell Breaker 10% HP Deals light Phys damage to 1 foe with a chance of Enervation. Innate
Mamudo 18 SP Darkness: low chance of instant kill, all foes. (30% chance) Innate
Stagnant Air 5 SP Increase all foe's susceptibility to ailments and Light/Dark skills. 26
Resist Light Passive Reduces chance of instant death from Light attacks. 27
Life Drain 3 SP Drains 30 HP from 1 foe. 28
Spirit Drain 3 SP Drains 30 SP from 1 foe. 29


Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth[edit | edit source]

Arcana Level HP + SP + Inherit Extract Fragment
Star 32 84 38 - Summon Ghost -
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect Level
Silence Circle 24 SP Medium chance of Magic Bind each turn, for 3 turns. (All enemies) Innate
Mamudo 18 SP Slight chance of instant kill. (All enemies) [Darkness-based attack] Innate
Summon Ghost 58 SP A medium Almighty attack. (All enemies) [Requires Circles] 33
Circle Recovery Passive Slight HP restore each turn. (Party) [Requires Circles] 34
Megido 54 SP A medium Almighty attack, with medium chance of knockdown. (All enemies) 35
Binding Hands Passive Raise chance of causing Binds. 36


Persona 5 / Royal[edit | edit source]

Arcana Level HP SP Type
Strength 30
Magic 43
Endurance 26
Agility 30
Luck 30
Star 36 380
267
Timid
Phys Gun Fire Ice Elec Wind Psy Nuke Bless Curse Almi
- Null - - - - Null Weak - - 20
EXP Yen Battle Drop Negotiation Items
319 1,280 Magic Stone - Psio (Skill Card)
List of Skills
Skill Effect
Psiodyne Heavy Psy damage to 1 foe. Technical dmg: Mental ailment.
Makajama High Chance of inflicting Forget to 1 foe.

"I am Kaiwan. I will become a new mask and in doing so change your fate..."
Arcana Level
Strength 23
Magic 26
Endurance 24
Agility 22
Luck 20
Star 36
Inherit Reflects Absorbs Block Resists Weak
Almighty - - Gun, Psy - Nuclear
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect Level
Makajama 5 SP High Chance of inflicting Forget to 1 foe. Innate
Psio 8 SP Medium Psy damage to 1 foe. Technical dmg: Mental ailment. Innate
Forget Boost Auto Enhance chance of inflicting Forget. 37
Speed Master Auto Automatic Sukukaja on user at start of battle. 38
Makajamaon 12 SP Medium chance of inflicting Forget to all foes. 39
Mapsio 16 SP Medium Psy damage to all foes. Technical dmg: Mental ailment. 40
Marakunda 24 SP Debuff defense of all foes for 3 turns. 41

"I am Kaiwan. I will become a new mask and in doing so change your fate..."
Arcana Level
Strength 23
Magic 26
Endurance 24
Agility 22
Luck 20
Star 36
Inherit Reflects Absorbs Block Resists Weak
Almighty - - Gun, Psy - Nuclear
Persona Trait Psychic Bloodline: Reduce cost of Psy skills by 50%.
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect Level
Makajama 3 SP Inflict Forget (high odds) 1 foe. Innate
Psio 8 SP Medium Psy damage to 1 foe. Innate
Forget Boost Passive Increase chance of inflicting Forget. 37
Speed Master Passive Automatic Sukukaja at the start of battle. 38
Makajamaon 8 SP Inflict Forget (med odds) to all foes. 39
Psiodyne 12 SP Heavy Psy damage to 1 foe. 40
Marakunda 24 SP Decrease Defense of all foes for 3 turns. 41

Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth[edit | edit source]

Arcana Level HP + SP + Type Extract
Star 27 38 16 Support Raikouzan
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect Level
Megido 14 SP Medium Almighty attack. (All enemies) Innate
Sukukaja 8 SP Raise accuracy and evasion for 3 turns. (1 ally) Innate
Fusion Blast 32 HP Light Nuke attack that splashes to either side. (1 enemy) 28
Snake Glare Passive High chance of preventing enemy ambushes. 29
Null Sleep Passive Prevent Sleep. 30


Persona 5 Strikers[edit | edit source]

I am Kaiwan. I will become a new mask, and in doing so, change your fate...
Arcana Level
Strength 19
Magic 21
Endurance 20
Agility 19
Luck 18
Star 30
Inherit Reflects Absorbs Block Resists Weak
Psy - Psy Gun - Nuclear
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect Level
Concentrate 15 SP Next magic attack inflicts 2.5x damage. Innate
Mapsio 16 SP Medium Psy damage to a wide range. Technical dmg: Mental ailment. Innate
Dodge Nuke Auto Double evasion chance against Nuclear attacks. 32
Technical Adept Auto Increase damage inflicted by technical hits. 34
Combo Attacks
Combo Attack Button Input Skills
C3~2 P5R PS4 S.pngP5R PS4 S.pngP5R PS4 T.pngP5R PS4 T.png colspan=2| -
C4 P5R PS4 S.pngP5R PS4 S.pngP5R PS4 S.pngP5R PS4 T.png Mapsio Medium Psy damage to a wide range. Technical dmg: Mental ailment.
C6~2 P5R PS4 S.pngP5R PS4 S.pngP5R PS4 S.pngP5R PS4 S.pngP5R PS4 S.pngP5R PS4 T.pngP5R PS4 T.png Concentrate Next magic attack inflicts 2.5x damage.


Digital Devil Saga: Avatar Tuner 2[edit | edit source]

Race Level HP MP Drops
Nether 11 92 104 -
Reflects Absorbs Void Resists Weak
Expel - Earth, Death - Fire
List of Skills
Skill Effect
Hell Fang Medium physical damage on one foe.
Hama 60% chance of halving remaining HP of one foe. Expel-type.
Tarunda Reduces physical power by 1 level of all foes.


Gallery[edit | edit source]

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