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Marduk is a demon in the series.

History

Marduk was the patron deity of the city of Babylon. When Babylon became the political center of the Euphrates valley in the time of Hammurabi (18th century BC), he started to slowly rise to the position of the head of the Babylonian pantheon, which he fully acquired by the second half of the second millennium BC, replacing Enlil. As the main god of the Babylonians, he was often simply called Bel ("lord").[1]

To increase Marduk's prestige, Babylonians conflated him with many other deities, such the son of Ea and his wife Damkina (Ninhursag), Assaluhi, the god of exorcisms.[2] Ea and Damkina were treated as Marduk's parents as well as a result. Another god conflated with him was Tishpak, sometimes assumed to be a storm deity similar to Teshub and Hadad (Baal), though seemingly regarded as an underworld god in some ancient god lists. In a myth found in Ashurbanipal's library, Tishpak battles an aquatic monster much like Marduk does in the Enuma Elish.

Marduk's own original role is obscure. In the past, some researchers assumed that much like Baal he was originally a god of agriculture and the weather, but this assumption is thought to be baseless today.[3] In prayers, Marduk was often invoked alongside his father Ea and Shamash, the sun god. Other gods associated with him included his wife Sarpanitum and Nabu, the tutelary god of Borsippa, orignally viewed simply as Marduk's vizier. However, in later times Nabu was viewed as Marduk's and Sarpanitum's son, and even as a ruler equal to his father.[4]

The epic poem Enuma Elish is an account of the history of Marduk's ancestors, his own birth and rise to power, as well as the creation of the world and humans. The most famous episode from it tells of Marduk's battle with the monstrous Tiamat. As a reward for his victory, Marduk received 50 names, which contain the sum of his divine powers. The motif of a god's struggle with the sea, personified as a monster, was most likely introduced to Babylon from either Anatolia or Canaan.[5][6] Therefore Marduk's adversary Tiamat was possibly a derivative of earlier similar monsters, such as Yam or Illuyanka.

While most texts portray Marduk as a wise, just and heroic ruler, in the Epic of Erra he's easily tricked by Nergal, who unleashes a plague upon the streets of Babylon in his absence.[7] However, eventually Marduk's rule is restored and Nergal's destructive talents end up harnessed against the enemies of the faithful followers of the gods. Yet another myth states that Kubaba, the only woman listed in Sumerian king lists (and possibly the model for the Hurrian goddess Kubaba, sometimes assumed to be the same as much later Cybele), was originally a mortal alewife but became a ruler thanks to her devotion to Marduk. Some legendary accounts of Sargon's life attribute his victory over the king Ur-Zababa to the latter's neglect of Marduk as well.

While the moon was associated with Nanna, the sun with Shamash and Venus with Inanna/Ishtar, Marduk's corresponding celestial body was Jupiter.[8] His other symbols were the spade and the dragon mushussu.

Appearances

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DemiKids Light & Dark

"A strange demon that summons storm after storm in an attempt to destroy evil."

Marduk has the power LightHoard. Marduk can also perform the combo Holy Shield with Michael or Dominion, and True Veil with Dred Cat.

Stats

Majin Tensei II: Spiral Nemesis

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Race Level HP MP Mv Range Mv Type Atk Range MAG
Deity 69 397 150 7 Walk 1 -
St Ma In Ag Lu Atk P.Def M.Atk M.Def Hit Eva Crt
33 28 26 16 20 191 30 108 105 101 20 20
List of Skills
Skill Power Range Cost Target Effect
Maragion 60 2 70 MP Multi 2x damage to Guardians, Demoniacs, and Jirae
Di Punish 100 1 M. Extra Multi Same as Megidolaon


Giten Megami Tensei: Tokyo Mokushiroku

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Race Alignment Level HP MP CP
Deity Light-Neutral 49 1194 517 69
Intuition Will Power Magic Intelligence Divine Protection
35 45 45 44 35
Strength Stamina Agility Dexterity Charm
47 46 30 24 44
List of Skills
Megido Curse Arrow Expel Arrow
Felling Arrow Zionga Mazanmaon


Megami Ibunroku Persona

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Arcana Type Subtype Level SP cost Returns °
Emperor Element Blast 34 23 Raime Gauntlet
MAtk MDef
Strength 40
Vitality 19
Dexterity 14
Agility 31
Luck 24
118 103
Affinity Protagonist Ptalk Mushussu
1h 2h Sp Ax Wp Th Ar Fs HG MG SG Ri Te Ru
- - - - - - - - - - - 1.5× - -
Fi Ic Wi Er El Nc Bl Gr Ex Mi De Cu Nr ???
24 24 24 24 1.75× 1.75× Dr - - - - 34 14
List of Skills
Rank Skill Effect
1 Agilao Medium Fire damage (1 foe)
3 Balzac Gives Fury status/Cures Ailments (1 ally)
5 Maragion Medium Fire damage (all foes)
7 Heat Wave Heavy Sword damage (1 foe)
8 Tetrakarn Reflects 25% physical damage, 1 turn


Persona 2: Innocent Sin

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I am Marduk... Your name is among the 50 that I hold...
I shall follow the book of destiny and become the shield of order!
Arcana Type Level SP cost Bonus Returns °
Emperor Fire 28 21 Dx +1 Agility Source
Traits Forceful, Wise
Babylonian creator god who made heaven and earth from Tiamat's body.
Atk Def Matk Mdef
Strength 29
Vitality 27
Dexterity 20
Agility 23
Luck 24
114 110 62 63
Sw Rn Sk Th Hv Fi Wt Wi Er Ic El Nc Li Dk Al Nr Mn
- - - - - Nu - - - - - 24 24 - 24 24
Summon Information
Tarot Cards 84 Emperor Cards
Mutates Into Marduk can mutate into Galahad or Ebisu
List of Skills
Rank Skill Effect
1 Flame Cut Deal low Sword + Fire damage to one enemy.
2 Agilao Deal medium Fire damage to one enemy.
3 Posumudi Cure one ally's poison ailment.
4 Balzac Deal Almighty fury ailment to one enemy. (24% chance)
6 Twin Slash Deal medium Sword damage to one enemy.
8 Maragion Deal medium Fire damage to an enemy group.
Mutation Freila Deal medium Nuclear damage to all enemies.


Persona 2: Eternal Punishment

Marduk.png
I am Marduk... Your name shall become one of the 50 names I hold...
Let us follow the way to become a shield of discipline!
Arcana Type Level SP cost Bonus Returns °
Emperor Fire 28 21 TEC +1 Agility Source
Traits Bluff, Wise
Babylonian creator god who formed earth from Tiamat's corpse.
Atk Def Matk Mdef
Strength 29
Vitality 27
Technique 20
Agility 23
Luck 24
115 109 62 63
Sw Sh Sk Th Ak Fi Wt Wi Er Ic Ln Nc Ho Dk Al Nr Mn
- - - - - Nu - - - - - 24 24 - 24 24
Summon Information
Tarot Cards 84 Emperor Cards
Mutates Into Marduk mutates into Nankyoku Roujin
List of Skills
Rank Skill Effect
1 Agilao Inflicts medium Fire damage to an enemy.
3 Posumudi Recovers a Poisoned character.
4 Bersac Renders an enemy Furious. (24% chance) [Almighty-element]
6 Twin Slash Inflicts huge Sword damage to an enemy.
8 Maha Agionn Inflicts medium Fire damage to a group of enemies.
Mutation Freila Inflicts medium Nuclear damage to a group of enemies
Unknown Power
Attack Type Deals 500 or 250 non-elemental damage to all enemies.


DemiKids Light & Dark

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Class Element Type Level HP MP Exp
King Light Good 48 517 228 945
ATK DEF MGC RES SPD LCK
45 42 48 44 46 45
List of Skills
Skill Element Cost Effect
Holy Flare Light 15 HP Small dmg. 1 Foe
Golden Mute Light 40 HP Large dmg +Mute. Foes
Spellblock Light 12 MP Spell Reflect. Self
Healmax All Light 30 MP Max HP recovery. Party
Desperation Earth 5 HP Critical. 1 Foe
Resurrect Light 25 MP Revive +Max HP. 1 Ally
Combos
Combo Element Cost Effect Partner
True Veil Wind 25 MP Stat Up. Party Dred Cat
Holy Shield Light 15 MP Stats Up. Party Michael / Dominion
Soul Eater Light 35 MP DMG +Absorb HP. Foes Dred Cat
Ray Field Light 40 MP Dmg +Faint. Foes Solron
Power
Power Type Effect
LightHoard Elemental Absorb the power of Light-attacks.


Devil Children Fire/Ice Book

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Class Type Race Level HP MP Exp
King Light Good 48 517 228 945
Attack Guard Magic M Guard Speed Luck
45 42 48 44 46 45
List of Skills
Flare Light Bright Judgment Makarakarn
Mediarahan Killing Blow Samarecarm


References


Fool Arcana Tenjiku Tokubei - Narukami - Kamakura Gongoro
Magician Arcana Houri - Urvashi - Cu Chulainn - Hermod - Varuna - Frey - Hanuman - Ildanach
Priestess Arcana Maso - Ame no Uzume - Sati - Hathor - Urdr - Tensen Nyannyan - Usas - Verdandi - Laksmi - Skuld
Empress Arcana Mokosh - Arianrhod - Brigid - Seioubo - Durga - Ishtar - Kali
Emperor Arcana Seimen Kongou - Airgetlam - Brahma - Marduk - Odin - Baal - Amen Ra - Vishnu
Hierophant Arcana Yama - Aizen Myouou - Shouki - Ogma - Take-Mikazuchi - Thor - Fuhedi Mergane - Indra
Lovers Arcana Pixie - Jack Frost - Pyro Jack
Chariot Arcana Ogun - Gozu-Tennou - Hokuto Seikun - Seiten Taisei - Susano-o - Shiva
Strength Arcana Otohime
Hermit Arcana Fuutai - Aonbarr - Byakko
Fortune Arcana Cerberus
Justice Arcana Nemhain - Triglav - Macha - Verethragna - Morrigan - Tyr - Bishamonten - Pallas Athena
Hanged Man Arcana Barbatos
Death Arcana Hel - Ankou - Mot
Temperance Arcana Anubis - Genbu
Devil Arcana Bres - Beelzebub - Lucifer
Tower Arcana Nyarlathotep - Amatsu Mikaboshi
Star Arcana Janus
Moon Arcana Lilim - Succubus
Sun Arcana Bennu - Vidofnir - Yatagarasu - Suzaku - Garuda
Judgement Arcana Nike - Phaleg - Azrael - Armaiti - Yamaoka - Michael - Satan - Vohu Manah
World Arcana Quetzalcoatl - Illuyanka - Seiryuu - Mucalinda - Shokuin
Major Arcana
Fool Sarutobi Sasuke - Tenjiku Tokubei - Tobi Katou - Fuuma Kotarou
Magician Tengu - Agrippa - Abe no Seimei - Manannan - Isis
Priestess Tensen Nyannyan - Sif - Parvati - Izanami - Hathor - Lakshmi
Empress Vesta - Arianrhod - Nemesis - Seioubo - Durga - Kali - Gaia
Emperor Airgetlam - Marduk - Baal - Huracan - Indra - Odin - Vishnu
Hierophant Xuanzang - Umayadono-Ouji - Sakya - Yama - Mithra - Varuna - Brahma
Lovers Eros - Pixie - Robin Goodfellow - Jack Frost - Pyro Jack - Eros Prime - Vivian - Venus
Chariot Minotaur - Taranis - Seiten Taisei - Susano-O - Ares - Mahakala - Shiva
Strength Longma - Otohime - Culebre - Taksaka - Vritra
Hermit Nekomata - Marshal Tianpeng - Gullinbursti - Byakko - Genbu - Kinich Ahau
Fortune Hermes - Cerberus - Chronos - Urd - Verdandi - Skuld - Fenrir
Justice Mars - Nezha - Kundali Vidyaraja - Skanda - Bishamonten - Pallas Athena
Hanged Man Shax - Kabandha - Barbatos - Adramelech
Death Rhadamanthus - Hel - Rhadamanthus Prime - Ankou - Charon - Hades - Mot
Temperance Harpy - Fjalar - Stymphalides - Phoenix - Suzaku
Devil Poltergeist - Surt - Beelzebub - Lucifer
Tower Kanaloa - Loki - Aeshma - Seker - Seth
Star Kinnara - Iris - Gandharva - Juanlian Dajiang - Hoenir - Valkyrie - Hanuman
Moon Maia - Pairika - Maia Prime - Succubus - Artemis - Tsukuyomi - Nanna
Sun Vulcanus - Surya - Kinich Kakmo - Vulcanus Prime - Heimdall - Ildanach - Apollo - Virochana
Judgement Phaleg - Angel - Principality - Melchizedek - Armaiti - Throne - Ameretat - Michael - Satan
World Demeter - Njord - Hunab Ku - Mucalinda - Seiryu - Ouroboros
Minor Arcana
Coin Fukurokuju - Ebisu - Sarasvati
Cups Galahad - Bacchus - Dagda
Sword Cu Chulainn - Arthur - Futsuno Mitama
Wand Budai - Shou Shen - Quetzalcoatl
Major Arcana
Fool Sarutobi Sasuke - Tenjiku Tokubei - Tobi Katou - Junnosuke Kuroda - Fuuma Kotarou
Magician Tengu - Agrippa - Abe no Seimei - Manannan - Isis - Rangda
Priestess Tensen Nyannyan - Sif - Parvati - Izanami - Hathor - Scathach - Lakshmi
Empress Arianrhod - Nemesis - Seioubo - Rinok - Kali - Gaia
Emperor Airget Lam - Marduk - Baal - Hurakan - Indra - Odin - Lugh - Vishnu
Hierophant Genjo - Aizen Myouou - Umayado no Ouji - Shaka - Yama - Mithra - Varuna - Alfred - Brahma
Lovers Pixie - Robin Goodfellow - Jack Frost - Jack O' Lantern - Vivian - Alice
Chariot Minotaur - Taranis - Seiten Taisei - Susano-O - Ares - Mahakala - Siva
Justice Helios - Mars - Nata - Gundari Myouou - Skanda - Bishamonten - Hyperion - Pallas Athena
Hermit Nekomata - Tenhou Gensui - Grinbulsti - Byakko - Genbu - Kinich Ahau - Tishtoriya
Fortune Cerberus - Urd - Verdandi - Skuld - Fenrir - Gyokukou Joutei
Strength Ryume - Otohime - Kerepres - Takshaka - Vritra - Wong Long
Hanged Man Odysseus - Shax - Kabandha - Barbatos - Adramelech - Prometheus - Azazel
Death Hel - Ankou - Charon - Mot
Temperance Harpie - Fearal - Stuparideth - Phoenix - Suzaku
Devil Poltergeist - Surt - Beelzebub - Lucifer
Tower Kanaloa - Loki - Aeshma - Seker - Hastur - Seth
Star Callisto - Kimnara - Iris - Gandharva - Kenren Taishou - Heinir - Valkyrie - Astria - Hanuman - Fariedone
Moon Maia - Pariker - Maia Custom - Succubus - Tsukuyomi - Maihime Amano - Artemis - Nanna
Sun Surya - Kinich Kakmo - Heimdal - Il-Dana - Tatsunoshin Suou - Apollo - Virochana
Judgement Phaleg - Nike - Melchisedec - Armati - Amurtart - Gabriel - Michael - Satan
World Demeter - Njord - Hunab Ku - Mucalinda - Seiryu - Uroboros - Shokuin
Minor Arcana
Rod Hotei - Nankyoku Roujin - Nodens - Quetzalcoatl
Cups Matsuo-sama - Galahad - Bacchus - Dagda
Sword Kanshou - Chu Chulainn - Arthur - Futsuno Mitama
Pentacle Fukurokuju - Yebisu - Peri - Sarasvati
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