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Scylla is a recurring demon in the series.

History

Scylla is one of the two monsters in Greek mythology (the other being Charybdis) that lived on either side of a narrow channel of water (associated with the Strait of Messina). The two sides of the channel were so close to each other that sailors attempting to avoid Charybdis would pass too close to Scylla. In classical art, she was depicted as a fish-tailed mermaid with four to six dog-heads ringing her waist.

No ship that dares sail in her waters goes unscathed. Those that cling to survival whisper panicked tales of enormous black tentacles tipped with slavering hound heads ravaging whole ships to splinters with pitiless precision. Though it is her laughter, they say, that is most horrible; child-like, delighting in blood soaked murder as men are dragged into the dark abyss. Compared to Charybdis, who is a mindless beast, Scylla is merciless and consumed by hatred.

According to Ovid, Scylla was once a beautiful nymph. Glaucus fell in love with her, and she fled where he could not reach. Glaucus asked Circe to create a potion that would make Scylla fall in love with him. Circe, in turn, fell in love with Glaucus as he described his love for the nymph. Out of jealousy, Circe poisoned Scylla's bathing water, so that when Scylla bathed next, she became a grotesque sea monster with six heads. Each head had three rows of teeth and she possessed twelve canine legs and a cat tail.

In Homer's Odyssey, Odysseus was forced to choose between losing six men to Scylla or risking to lose all his men to Charybdis. Odysseus ends up losing six men to Scylla and he takes one of their empty spots to aid in rowing the ship.

Appearances

Profile

Shin Megami Tensei

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"Origin: Turkey. Has a maiden's torso and a snake's tail. She is a poor girl whom the witch Circe turned into a monster out of jealousy. She lives in channels and attacks passing boats with her six dog heads."
Shin Megami Tensei A-Mode DDS Dictionary

DemiKids Light/Dark Version

"A demon whose lower body was changed into six killer dogs by a mystic potion."

Stats

Megami Tensei

Scylla 02.GIF
Race Level HP EXP Macca MAG
Kaijuu 39 207 172 166 60
Strength Intelligence Hit Agility Defense Location
17 14 16 16 12 Infini Palace
List of Spells
Flame


Megami Tensei II

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Race Level HP MP CP
Kaijuu 37 336 - -
Formations MAG Macca Item Drops
1-5 74 592 Hekaton Axe
Stamina Intelligence Attack Agility Luck Defense
18 8 13 8 12 8


Kyūyaku Megami Tensei

Megami Tensei

Scylla 03.GIF
Race Level HP MP VIT INT STR SPD LUC DEF
Kaijuu 39 202 - 10 14 14 16 14 14
CP NOA EXP Macca MAG Location
- 1 195 153 78 Infini Palace
Swd Gun Fir Ice Elc Exp For Bnd Crs Nrv Mnd
- 48 58 48 28 48 Nu Nu Nu Nu
List of Spells
Skill Cost Effect
Blaze Extra Fire damage to all enemies


Megami Tensei II

Scylla 03.GIF
Race Level HP MP VIT INT STR SPD LUC DEF
Kaijuu 37 339 - 18 8 13 8 12 8
CP NOA EXP Macca MAG Item Drops
- 1-2 195 74 Hecaton Axe
Swd Gun Fir Ice Elc Exp For Bnd Crs Nrv Mnd
- 48 58 48 28 48 Nu Nu Nu Nu


Shin Megami Tensei

Scylla SMT.PNG
Race Alignment Level HP MP
Femme Neutral-Chaos 49 560 110
CP NOA ATK ACC DEF EVA M.ATK M.EFC
29 3-6 94 25 52 21 14 12
St 20
In 10
Ma 13
Vi 16
Ag 20
Lu 11
Resistances Reflects Elec Drop Bead
Swd Gun Fir Ice Elc For Nrv Exp Crs Mgc Bnd Chg Dex Ndl Alm
- 68 48 78 ½Rf - 68 48 - - - 48 - 68 -
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect
Diarama 4 MP Restores one ally's HP by roughly 100.
Razor Wire Extra Strangles one enemy and Binds it. (Charge-type)
Water Wall Extra Creates a shield that negates fire magic.


Shin Megami Tensei II

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Race Alignment Level HP MP
Wilder Dark-Neutral 45 706 38
CP NOA ATK ACC DEF EVA M.ATK M.EFC
80 2-4 130 84 122 81 6 6
St 20
In 5
Ma 5
Vi 16
Ag 12
Lu 3
Drop Pearl Inherit Elec Moon Aff D
Swd Gun Fir Ice Elc For Nrv Exp Crs Mgc Bnd Rsh Hnd Leg Fly Alm
- - - - - - - Nu - - - - - - - -
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect
Dark Breath 12 MP Raises all allies' defense and magic.
Water Wall 4 MP Nullifies Ice attacks for one turn.
Constrict 8% HP Light Rush damage to one foe. Inflicts Bind.


Shin Megami Tensei: if...

Scylla if.GIF
Race Alignment Level HP MP
Wilder Dark-Neutral 43 688 48
CP NOA ATK ACC DEF EVA M.ATK M.EFC
44 All 128 82 118 78 6 7
St 21
In 6
Ma 5
Vi 16
Ag 12
Lu 3
Drop Pearl Inherit Elec
Resistances Nothing in particular.
Swd Gun Fir Ice Elc For Nrv Exp Crs Mgc Bnd Rsh Hnd Leg Fly Alm
- - - - - - - Nu 68 - - - - - - -
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect
Water Wall 4 MP Nullifies Ice attacks for one turn.
Fog Breath 8 MP Decreases all foes' evasion sharply. (Mind-type)
Constrict 8% HP Light Rush damage to one foe. Inflicts Bind.


Last Bible

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Level HP MP NOA DEF STR INT END SPD LUC
41 302 86 1 15 17 15 17 17
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect
Flare 1 12 MP Fire damage to all enemies
Venom 12 MP Poison a group of enemies
Curse 2 18 MP Instantly kills all enemies


Majin Tensei II: Spiral Nemesis

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Race Level HP MP Mv Range Mv Type Atk Range MAG
Yoma 55 255 200 7 Walk 1 625
St Ma In Ag Lu Atk P.Def M.Atk M.Def Hit Eva Crt
21 21 25 20 8 83 23 69 87 102 17 19
List of Skills
Skill Power Range Cost Target Effect
Samadicarm - 0-7 99 MP 1 Ally Recover all HP for a faraway ally
Posumudi - 0-1 18 MP 1 Ally Heals Poison for 1 ally
Petradi - 0-1 25 MP 1 Ally Heals Stone for 1 ally
Poison Scratch 200% 1 P. Extra Multi 70% chance to inflict Poison


Megami Ibunroku Persona

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Order Type Subtype Level HP SP Drops
Wilder Dark Occult 43 354 430 Topaz
MAtk MDef
Strength 42
Vitality 30
Dexterity 26
Agility 38
Luck 31
92 73
Traits Gloomy, Timid
1h 2h Sp Ax Wp Th Ar Fs HG MG SG Ri Te Ru
- - - - - - - 1.25× 1.75× 1.25× 1.25× Nu Nu
Fi Ic Wi Er El Nc Bl Gr Ex Mi De Cu Nr ???
- - - - - - - - Dr 24 14 24
List of Skills
Skill Effect
Genocide Fan Light Tech damage (1 foe)
Squash Medium Rush damage (1 foe)
Lullaby Inflicts Sleep status (area)
Dissolvent 1 damage each turn (1 foe)


Devil Children Black/Red Book

ScyllaPS.GIF
Class Type Race Level HP MP Exp
General Fire Mute 45 489 199 835
Attack Guard Magic M Guard Speed Luck
45 40 42 40 45 38
List of Skills
Skill Element Cost Effect
Maragi Fire 18 MP Light damage to all foes.
Fire Breath Fire 23 HP Light damage to all foes.
Paralama Moon 6 MP Inflicts Stun on one foe.
Diarahan Sun 20 MP Large HP recovery for one ally.
Tarunda Moon 5 MP Lowers Attack for all foes.
Zanma Wood 10 MP Heavy damage to one foe.


DemiKids Light & Dark

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Class Element Type Level HP MP Exp
General Fire Alternate 44 469 213 814
ATK DEF MGC RES SPD LCK
42 39 40 39 42 39
List of Skills
Skill Element Cost Effect
Pyroblast Fire 20 MP Medium dmg. Foes
Fire Breath Fire 23 HP Small dmg. Foes
Mystic Bind Dark 6 MP Paralyze. 1 Foe
Healmax Light 20 MP Full HP recovery. 1 Ally
Powerdrain Dark 5 MP ATK Down. Foes
Cyclolok Wind 15 MP Large dmg. 1 Foe


Devil Children Fire/Ice Book

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Class Type Race Level HP MP Exp
General Fire Mute 44 469 213 814
Attack Guard Magic M Guard Speed Luck
42 39 40 39 42 39
List of Skills
Maragion Fire Breath Paralama
Diarahan Tarunda Zandyne


Gallery


Evil
Foul Mad Slug - Green Slime - Pink Worm - Will O' Wisp (Daedalus) - Megaplanaria - Slime Hedoro - Blob - Will O' Wisp (Bien) - Sand Worm - Poltergeist - Myconid - A Bao A Qu - Medusa Shadow - Demon Head - Fog
Spirit Zombie - Ghost - Ghoul - Skeleton - Isma's Ghost - Mummy - Chatterskull
Kaijuu Basmu - Apep - Tarantula - Tammuz - BUG - Serpent - Scylla - Cockatrice
Jaki Orc - Gargoyle - Ogre - Ekimmu - Cyclops - Oni - Troll King
Night Caim - Incubus - Succubus - Loa - Mephisto - Shadow
Femme Harpy - Arachne - Furiae - Nasu - Taraka - Rangda
Haunt Pharaoh - Vampire - Dullahan - Akhkaru - Daeva - Black Knight - Hakuma-Bhuta
Wilder Nue - Manticore - Orthrus - Fenrir - Typhon - Balaur - Gorgon - Hydra - Tiamat
Vile Baal - Behemoth - Zoma - Beelzebub - Astaroth - Asura
Tyrant Minotaur - Medusa - Loki - Hecate - Set - Lucifer
Neutral
Therian Heqet - Stolas - Lemurian - Siren - Orias - Werecat - Girtablulu - Lamia - Werewolf
Jirae Gnome - YomotuShikome - Viy - Fungus - Dwarf - Lakhe - Giant
Fairy Dryad - Bogle - Goblin - Troll - Elf - Puka - Fomorian
Beast Cancer - Cerberus - Nekomata - Bander - Varaha - Stonka - Basilisk - Dodongo - Quetzalcoatl - Purski - Wyvern
Good
Element Treant - Ketam - Kelpie - Kwancha - Pazuzu - Salamander
Holy Baku - Lagoon - Apis - Bastet - Sobek - Dawon
Genma Alraune - Lakshmi - Tsukuyomi - Cu Chulainn - Jinn - Hanuman
Kishin Naga - Susano-O - Yaksa - Thor - Kali
Avatar Chimera - Anubis - Sphinx - Barong - Kohryu
Deity Ganesha - Odin - Krishna
Evil
Foul Green Slime - Will O' Wisp - Crap Slime - Ascomid - Kurabebi - Man Eater - Gold Slime - Bone Golem - Backbeard - Pyro Jack - Dream Kiss
Kyojin Punks - Kin's Head - Metal - Highway Star - Friday - Fallen Monk - Mutant - Assassin - Junkie - Dr. Bacta - Heavy Metal - Redrum - Interipelli
Spirit Zombie - Ghoul - Corpse - Bodyconian - Sakasakubi - Chon Chon - Pisaca - Upyr - Spectre - Spartoi
Machine LB-501A - GDR1000 - Talos
Jaki Orc - Wendigo - Bugbear - Minotaur - Clay Golem - Aim - Cyclops - Stone Golem - Fleurety - Berith - Ekimmu - Azazel
Wilder Dead Lobster - Wyrm - Jabberwocky - Garm - Orobas - Cockatrice - Humbaba - Nue - Ladon - Dodongo - Valac - Worm - Fafnir
Haunt Wight - Nosferatu - Mudman - Biwa Hoshi - Lich - Vetala - Dullahan - Hakuma-Bhuta - Utukku - Girimehkala
Night Lemures - Nebiros - Larvae - Leonard - Phantom - Amdusias - Succubus - Celuluk - Sawo Bhaku
Femme Furiae - Siren - Taraka - Arachne - Kiyohime - Druj - Rarung - Medusa - Volvo - Tamamo-no-mae - Rangda
Kaijuu Wyvern - Manticore - Basilisk - Scylla - Apollyon - Typhon - Fenrir - Hydra - Vritra - Nidhoggr - Leviathan - Tiamat
Vile Sargatanas - Balaam - Arioch - Mammon - Echidna - Chronos - Loki - Seth - Geryon - Belphegor - Asura
Tyrant Pazuzu - Bael - Asmodai - Belial - Moloch - Mitra - Astaroth - Beelzebub - Lucifer - Satan
Neutral
Fairy Pixie - Harpy - Goblin - Elf - Merrow - Kelpie - Apsaras - Ocypete - Aello - Celaeno - Rusalka - Bogle - Legba - Troll
Jirae Kobold - Dwarf - Bucca-Boo - Tanki - Tsuchigumo - Atlas - Sallos - Giant - Upelluri
Yoma Coatlicue - Centaur - Nekomata - Coin Knight - Jack Frost - Kushinada-Hime - Morgan - Cup Knight - Okuninushi - Amy - Hannya - Houri - Valkyrie - Gomory - Wand Knight - Sword Knight
Beast Pegasus - Orthrus - Stonka - Tammuz - Yatagarasu - Gryphon - Cerberus - Kyuubi no Kitsune - Chimera - Bai Long
Brute Carbuncle - Kimaris - Forneus - Kwancha - Gaap - Momunofu - Sytry - Arahabaki - Gozuki - Jinn - Mezuki - Purski - Mephistopheles - Oni - Choronzon
Good
Element Earthy Slime - Airy Slime - Aquan Slime - Flamey Slime - Gnome - Sylph - Undine - Vepar - Lakhe - Salamander
Holy Qilin - Gandharva - Unicorn - Genbu - Quetzalcoatl - Pabilsag - Rakcarango - Phoenix
Genma Alraune - Ukobach - Aiwass - Eligor - Kinnara - Cu Chulainn - Baphomet - Damballah - Lamia - Lakshmi - Kikuri-hime - Agares - Focalor - Hanuman
Divine Uriel - Raphael - Cherub - Nike - Gabriel - Michael
Kishin Zouchouten - Koumokuten - Rakshasa - Jikokuten - Ifrit - Susano-o - Tamonten - Ganesha - Thor - Amon - Kali
Avatar Naga - Sphinx - Barong - Garuda - Qing Long
Deity Brahma - Odin - Vishnu - Artemis - Baal - Leto - Ahura Mazda - Apollo - Shiva - Zeus - Lucifer
God
Deity Loki - Freyr - Arahabaki - Odin - Baal - Fudou Myouou - Brahman - Indra - Vishnu
Megami Ame no Uzume - Skuld - Kushinada - Verdandi - Sarasvati - Urd - Kikuri-Hime - Lakshmi
Kishin
Tenma Agni - Ravana - Yama - Indrajit - Wu Kong - Mahakala - Shiva
Kishin Hitokotonusi - Kotosironusi - Oumononushi - Minakata - Nagasunehiko - Zouchouten - Koumokuten - Jikokuten - Kagutsuchii - Mikazuchi - Niou - Bishamonten
Vile Mishaguji - Tezcatlipoca - Orcus - Seth - Taotie
Femme Lamia - Taraka - Gorgon - Dakini - Scylla - Rangda - Hel - Hariti - Kali
Demonic
Tyrant Dagon - Mephisto - Pazuzu - Bael - Asmodeus - Mara - Arioch - Surt - Astaroth - Satanachia - Beelzebub
Yoma Kimnari - Apsaras - Isora - Watcher - Loa - Onkot - Choronzon - Tengu - Kinnara - Ifrit - Ganesha - Hanuman
Night Imp - Cyak - Nightmare - Lilim - Celuluk - Calon Arang - Incubus - Succubus - Vampire
Fairy Pixie - Goblin - Jack Frost - Pyro Jack - Dryad - Cait Sith - Gandharva - Rusalka - Kelpie - Elf - Banshee - Hobgoblin - Senri - Troll - Tam Lin - Dullahan - Cu Chulainn - Senko - Oberon
Flying
Seraph Uriel - Raphael - Gabriel
Divine Angel - Archangel - Power - Virtue - Dominion - Throne - Cherub
Fallen Andras - Gamigin - Forneus - Berith - Sytry - Orobas - Leonard - Decarabia - Ose - Marchosias - Samael - Abaddon - Fleurety - Flauros - Sargatanas
Dragon
Dragon Coatlicue - Ganga - Vritra - Baek Yong - Maya - Tiamat - Ananta
Snake Raja Naga - Yurlungur - Quetzalcoatl - Itzamna - Orochi - Pendragon
Drake Worm - Cockatrice - Wyrm - Wyvern - Basilisk - Serpent - Midgardsomr - Fafnir
Avian
Avian Feng Huang - Jatayu - Takuhi - Phoenix - Yatagarasu - Garuda
Flight Harpy - Gu Huo Niao - Badb Catha - Siren
Raptor Fuxi - Furiae - Gurr - Hresvelgr
Beast
Avatar Nandi - Bastet - Pegasus - Narasimha - Sphinx - Chimera - Barong
Holy Unicorn - Bai Ze - Pabilsag - Qilin - Gui Xian
Beast Shanhui - Cu Sith - Tan-Ki - Nekomata - Stonka - Tammuz - Orthrus - Rakcharango - Cerberus - Pascal (first form) - Griffon - Pascal (second form)
Wilder Nue - Souyou - Tamamo - Manticore - Kraken - Fenrir
Oni
Touki Spartoi - Yaksini - Gozuki - Mezuki - Nezha - Minotaur - Yaksa - Talos
Brute Azumi - Bogle - Momunofu - Purski - Ibaraki Doji - Turdak - Shuten Doji
Jirae Brownie - Knocker - Kobold - Fachan - Tsuchigumo - Bugaboo - Dwarf - Kwancha - Sarutahiko - Giant - Atlas
Jaki Gremlin - Tun Kou - Orc - Wendigo - Lakhe - Barbegazi - Rakshasa - Cyclops - Girimekhala
Evil Spirit
Ghost Preta - Oshichi - Ghoul - Man Eater - Baykok - Sawo Bhaku - Sanni Yaka - Vetala - Lich
Spirit Ghost - Shade - Lemur - Pisaca - Larvae - Phantom - Legion
Undead Zombie - Zombie Lady - Obattarion - Zombie Cop - Bodyconian - Army Zombie - Corpse
Foul
Foul Hoodlum - Yakuza - Mou-Ryo - Slime - Black Ooze - Backbeard
Element
Element Erthys - Aeros - Aquans - Flaemis - Gnome - Sylph - Undine - Salamander
Human
Therian Weredog - Werecat - Werewolf
Messian Cult Fanatic - Holy Knight - Magus - Scanner
Gaean Suicide Unit - Death Rider - Fallen Monk - Oni Jorou - Dark Priest - Assassin
Unclassified
Dog Pascal
Enemy Only
Machine Kugutsu - Bigfoot - Bit Ball - T93G - T95C/P - T95D
Fiend Daisoujou - Pale Rider - David
God
Deity Indra - Thor - Horus - Ashtar - Odin - Atavaka - Baal - Kalki - Virocana - Ardha
Megami Ame-no-Uzume - Skuld - Arianrhod - Kushinada-Hime - Verdandi - Sarasvati - Freyja - Parvati - Urd - Lakshmi
Amatsukami Ameno Torifune - Tajikarao - Omoikane - Hinokagutsuchi - Takemikazuchi - Tsukuyomi - Amaterasu
Guardians
Fury Ares - Chernobog - Seiten Taisei - Susano-o - Shiva
Lady Ta-weret - Hariti - Kikuri-hime - Durga - Ishtar - Kali
Kunitsukami O-Yamatsumi - Sukunahikona - Hitokotonushi - Sarutahiko - Kotoshironushi - O-namuchi - Takeminakata - Arahabaki
Vile Naragiri - Tezcatlipoca - Nyarlathotep - Amon - Pazuzu - Cthulhu
Magica
Yoma Mercurius - Apsaras - Haokah - Tengu - Djinn - Ganesha - Hanuman
Night Alp - Empusa - Nightmare - Lilim - Vampire - Nyx
Fairy High Pixie - Jack Frost - Jack O'Lantern - Dark Elf - Banshee - Elf - Nadja - Cu Chulain - Oberon - Titania - Dullahan
Tyrant Hecate - Loki - Astaroth - Bael - Mara - Beelzebub - Mephisto - Asmodeus - Satanachia - Lucifer
Aerials
Herald Remiel - Tzaphkiel - Haniel - Raguel - Ophanim - Kushiel - Sariel - Kamael - Metatron - Satan
Divine Angel - Archangel - Principality - Power - Virtue - Dominion
Fallen Ukobach - Gagyson - Betelgeuse - Eligor - Baphomet - Berith - Gaap - Agares - Sargatanas
Dragons
Dragon Maya - Pek Young - Quetzalcoatl - Seiryuu - Itzamna - Rahabh - Ananta
Snake Nozuchi - Naga - Mizuchi - Oto-hime - Raja Naga - Yurlungur - Vritra - Yamata-no-Orochi
Drake Worm - Wyvern - Tarasque - Nidhoggr - Kingu - Tiamat - Midgardsomr
Birds
Avian Suparna - Phoenix - Yatagarasu - Suzaku - Garuda - Takuhi
Flight Bennu - Ocypete - Kelaino - Aello - Nemhain - Macha - Morrigan
Raptor Chon Chon - Furiae - Gurr - Anzu - Hraesvelgr
Beasts
Avatar Nandi - Sphinx - Narasinha - Anubis - Genbu - Barong
Holy Heqet - Unicorn - Apis - Bastet - Pabilsag - Byakko
Beast Cait Sith - Cu Sith - Nekomata - Orthrus - Selket - Gdon - Kerberos - Pascal I - Pascal II
Wilder Garm - Bicorn - Nue - Gyu-Ki - Black Widow - Scylla - Manticore - Behemoth
Demoniacs
Jirae Knocker - Sudama - Dverger - Tsuchigumo - Ubelluris - Titan
Brute Ihika - Azumi - Hannya - Turdak - Yakshini - Ibaraki Doji - Shuten-Doji - Yaksha
Femme Hag - Lamia - Arachne - Cailleach Bheare - Gorgon - Volvo - Rangda
Jaki Gremlin - Wendigo - Ogre - Rakshasa - Cyclops - Ekimmu - Girimekra - Hecatonchires
Evil Spirits
Undead Zombie Dog - Zombie - Bodyconian - Workaholic - Zombie Priest - Corpse
Haunt Gaki - Ghoul - Ghoulette - Man Eater - Yaka - Vetara
Spirit Poltergeist - Hanged Man - Depth - Inferno - Legion
Fouls
Foul Slime - Jack the Ripper - Chris the Car - Black Ooze - Doppelganger - Old One
Demonoid Spartan - Oracles - Slave - Heracles - Demi-Nandi - Frankie
Humans
Messian Butcher - Neophyte - Executioner - Temple Knight - Gyrator - Terminator - Adept
Gaean Kugutsushi - Jiraiya - Onmyoji - Ashura - Kamen-Hijiri
Elementals
Element Earthies - Aeros - Aquans - Flamies - Gnome - Sylph - Undine - Salamander
Vegetation
Wood Audrey - Mandrake - Alraune - Yggdrasil
Enemy-exclusive Races
Machine Crazy Dummy - Iron Maiden - Junk - Golem - Rabbi - Medusa
Vaccine Jaws - Police
Virus Moebius - Spider - Andromeda
Fiend Ghost Q - Alice - Hell's Angel - Matador - Sage of Time
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