|Death Battle Combatant|
The Grim Reaper
|Ragna the Bloodedge|
|Origin|| BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger|
|Company||Arc System Works|
|Appearance(s)|| Ragna VS Sol Badguy|
Chuck Norris VS Segata Sanshiro (cameo)
|“||Restriction 666 released, Dimensional Interruption Imaginary Number Formed! BlazBlue, activate!||„|
Ragna the Bloodedge is the main protagonist of the BlazBlue series. He appeared in the 41st episode of DEATH BATTLE!, Ragna VS Sol Badguy, where he fought against Sol Badguy from the Guilty Gear series.
Also known as the Grim Reaper, Ragna is feared by the Novus Orbis Librarium for being the most powerful individual to have ever rebelled against them since the Ikaruga Civil War. His actions, which included destroying countless number of their branches, have labeled him the most wanted criminal and caused him to receive the largest bounty ever in the history of the NOL. He possesses a powerful form of Ars Magus called the Azure Grimoire, or simply referred to as the titular BlazBlue, which is often either the secondary or primary target of those after him and his bounty. His ultimate goal is to destroy the NOL, for he blames them for destroying his family. He is Jin Kisaragi's biological brother, whose rivalry with him stems from an incident that happened when their sister, Saya was presumably killed. His right arm is mechanical because his real one was cut off by Yūki Terumi, who had taken control of Jin's mind. He was resurrected by Rachel Alucard as a Dhampir, causing one of his green eyes to turn red and his once-blond hair to white. The BlazBlue he possesses is only a fragment of an imitation; the true Grimoire is actually destined to be wielded by Noel Vermillion.
The handle "Bloodedge" refers to the red jacket and sword given to Ragna by Jubei before he left; both items belonged to an obscure warrior named Bloodedge, who fought the Black Beast in order to protect humanity long enough for the Six Heroes to develop the Ars Magus technology. Jubei called him a friend and a true hero, and Ragna took on the title as Jubei saw him as a student of great potential. In the beginning events of Continuum Shift, Ragna has taken Noel into his care, and starts caring for her much like he did with his sister, Saya.
DEATH BATTLE! Info
- 6'0.8"/185 cm
- 172 lbs/78 kg
- Blood type: B
- Alias: the Grim Reaper
- Frequent dine-and-dasher
- Bounty: 90,000,000,000
- His foul mouth gives the Angry Video Game Nerd a run for his money
- Has a crippling fear of ghosts
- Gives Ragna virtually unmatched control over seithr
- Absorbs the soul of its target
- Augmented by the Idea Engine
- Acquired from the dying ^-No.11
- Adds the ability to create a force field
- Can activate Blood Kain without losing life force
- Turned Ragna's right eye red when bonded with him
- Doubles Ragna's attack power
- Hell's Fang
- Dashes in with a seithr-enhanced punch
- Inferno Divider
- A rising leap slash using his sword
- Gauntlet Hades
- Downward strike powered by seithr
- Dead Spike
- Summons the jaws of the Black Beast
- Blood Kain
- Boosts speed, power and soul-draining ability
- Accelerated healing ability
- Extremely high pain tolerance
- Taken many impale wounds through vital organs
- Sacrificed his left arm showing zero pain
- Punched a crater into a wall with his non-Azure Grimoire hand
- Defeated the giant anti-Black Beast bio-weapon, Take-Mikazuchi
- Can defeat Murakumo Units without using his Azure Grimoire
Chuck Norris VS Segata Sanshiro
Ragna's fight with Sol was briefly seen in Chuck Norris VS Segata Sanshiro when the two martial artists clashed.
One Minute Melee
Ragna appeared in Season 1 of One Minute Melee, where he fought against Dante from the Devil May Cry series and won. He had his alternate color on, likely due to his default color looking very similar to Dante.
Ragna appeared in Season 3 of DBX, where he fought against Ruby Rose from the RWBY series and lost.
- Ragna and his opponent are the second and third Arc System Works characters to appear, after Taokaka.
- He is the second BlazBlue character to appear, after Taokaka.
- Ragna's introduction video before the actual episode release featured only Boomstick, because Ben Singer had been sick at the time of its release. For the same reason, Ragna's introduction in his own video and the one in the episode differ from one another slightly.