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Goddess Clan
Nerobasta
Kanji/Kana 女神族
Rōmaji Megami-zoku
Additional Information
Primary Abilities Ark
Ruler Supreme Deity
Location Celestial Realm

The Goddess Clan is one of the five major races in the world of Nanatsu no Taizai.

OverviewEdit

Three thousand years ago, the Goddess Clan constantly clashed with the Demon Clan. However, the two were largely evenly matched and thus a tentative balance was created.[1] At some point in time, they broke a treaty with the Demon Clan, and even slaughtered many women and children they were holding as prisoners of war.[2]

However, when Meliodas had betrayed his own people for reasons unknown and severely crippled their strength by killing two members of the Ten Commandments, the goddesses seized the opportunity to strike and instigated the Giant Clan, Fairy Clan and humans against them, starting the great war.

As a result, the Demon Clan was ultimately defeated by the Goddess Clan and their allied clans and sealed away in the Coffin of Eternal Darkness for many years until the present day with Hendrickson unleashing the Ten Commandments after incompletely breaking the seal.

Despite their victory they lost much of their power and the ability to maintain their physical forms in order to seal the Demon Clan. The souls of the Goddess Clan came to inhabit within objects, only being able to manifest themselves in the physical world taking the body of another being as a vessel.

Similar to the Demon Clan's Ten Commandments, the Goddess Clan has the "Four Archangels", and according to Monspeet, even the Ten Commandments must be wary of them.

AppearanceEdit

They are angelic beings with prominent wings. As their name suggests, they are primarily female although males do exist among them, such as Ludoshel, Tarmiel, and Sariel of the Four Archangels.

MembersEdit

Goddess Clan
Elizabeth Goddess
Jenna
Ryudoshel
Nerobasta 3000 years ago
Sariel Manga Infobox
Elizabeth Jenna Ludoshel Nerobasta  Sariel
Supreme Deity full appearance
Tarmiel Manga Infobox
Zaneri
Supreme Deity Tarmiel Zaneri

Physiology Edit

The Goddess Clan, as the name suggest, appears to be mostly of females. Only a few males have been seen so far. They appear human except with angelic wings and higher ranking Goddesses are distinguished by their multiple pairs of wings. The stronger the Goddess, the more pairs of wings they have and the larger is the size of those wings.

Whenever a Goddess inhabits a physical vessel or whenever they use their powers, their eyes manifest the symbol of a triskele, similar to the one appearing on Elizabeth's right eye.

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

The Goddess Clan is an extremely powerful race able to stand on equal ground with the Demon Clan, although it required the cooperation of the fairies, giants, and humans to seal them away. Despite their power, they needed physical forms to actually affect the world by their actions. Members of the Goddess Clan share several common abilities:

  • Healing: The Druids who worship the goddesses, channel their power to heal. This healing power has the opposite effect on demons, hurting them and repelling their power although it didn't affect Meliodas for some reason.
  • Flight: Given the nature of their wings befitting them of angelic appearances, this allows the Goddesses to fly.
  • Resurrection: Ban sought out the Goddesses to resurrect Elaine, believing that something like that should be easy for them. They do say that resurrection is an easy task, but it has yet to be shown if they were actually being honest.
  • Ark聖櫃 (アーク)  Seiki (Āku); literally meaning "Holy Chest"」: An archetypal magic technique of the Goddess clan that counteracts darkness by disintegrating it with light particles. The target is enveloped in a dazzling sphere of light that breaks apart their body.[3]
  • Purge浄化 (パージ)  Jōka (Pāji); literally meaning "Purify"」: A technique that erases "abominable" souls, such a vampires and demons. This technique was passed down to the Druids.
  • Time Regression Spell: A spell that allows to send the soul of some being towards the past. This spell can be taught to members of other races.

TriviaEdit

  • The Goddess Clan may be based on the Valkyries from Norse mythology and the Angels from the Bible.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Chapter 176.
  2. Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Chapter 187.
  3. Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Chapter 188, page 17.