Representative

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World Representatives are the 23 main players in The Game that are chosen by their world to win the Game and obtain The Trophy.

Overview

World Representatives represent one of the worlds connected to the city, with unique customs and ideas in tow. These players each wield extremely powerful Rules rooted in the belief systems of their individual worlds.[1]1 They hold the responsibility to ensure the continued existence of their own worlds. If they sense that a threat may endanger their world, many will look to take action against it, even if it deals with the Protagonist.

Representatives are often but not always world pillars. Notable examples of Representatives without their own Pillars are Unknown icon.pngMichael whose world denied him access to the Tree of Life[2]2, Temujin whose pillar is currently in the possession of Ulaanbaatar, who is hiding from him, and Shiva who is stated to possess no Pillar himself. Additionally, some Representative’s Pillars may be broken, such as Marduk whose stone tablet cannot retain memories after rebirth.

Many Representatives are related to the Sun as the Sun is often the literal highest object in a world, and thus becomes the highest object in a world’s hierarchy.

Connection to Exiles

Representatives are typically related to or connected to the world’s exile and their banishment from the world. While many played a direct hand in the exiling, some exiles banished themselves out of their own volition, usually done in response to the Representative’s actions, as was the case with El Dorado's Quetzalcoatl. As exiles typically represent the minority belief in a world, their banishment is seen as a necessity for the continuation of the world.

Within a world's hierarchy, the Representatives are placed above the exile. This results in the Protagonist being fated to lose against them, though this can be circumvented through their Double Dragon ability.

Conceptual Weakness

Due to many worlds not holding the concept of a space war within their mythologies, many World Representatives hold a conceptual disadvantage against space attacks and alien invasions, as seen with Nodens’s invasion that was able to kill most of the Representatives. The only exceptions to this weakness are those from Utopia and the world of the Old Ones. After that event, this weakness has been brought to the attention of the Game Masters and is now controlled to make sure it doesn’t happen again.[3]12 14

Title Transfer

According to Bael and as seen in Canaan - The Promised Land, the position of World Representative can be transferred to another suitable individual by the choosing of the current World Representative, Dagon in Canaan's case.

World Representatives can lose their status by being defeated by someone stronger than them, as was the case with Okuninushi. During the event known as the Kuni-yuzuri, the Transfer of the Land, Unknown icon.pngAmaterasu and her fellow heavenly deities attacked Takamagahara, overthrowing Okuninushi as World Representative of that world.[1]23

Reserve Representatives

Reserve Representatives are those who are next in line for the title of World Representative in the event that the true Representative is unable or no longer able to act. They can use some of the original Representative's Rule if certain conditions are met. As dictated by the App, one of these conditions is if the current World Representative is still in Tokyo.[1]15 25

Reserves do not have to originate from the world they represent, as seen with Ose, The Hero, and Shinya. Ose acts as a proxy for Odin as he had inherited a portion of his memories,[4]7 the Hero is stated to be the future inheritor of Odin's Role and Rule,[5], and Shinya acts as a proxy for Zeus despite being a Tokyoite.[2]10

List of World Representatives

Current World Representatives

Current World Representatives
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Odin
【Not in Tokyo】
Yggdrasil
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Zeus
【Not in Tokyo】
Olympus
Unknown icon.png
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Heliopolis
Unknown icon.png
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Utopia
Current World Representative Notes
  • For the purposes of giving Unknown icon.pngZeus a portrait when he has no sprite, a silhouette of Perun has been used. Within the VN, Perun’s sprite has also been used to be a stand-in for Zeus.
    • Perun claims to have prevented Zeus from directly joining The Game due to them sharing the same Role and Rule. In truth, the Prize System surrounding the Protagonist has been created by converting the System responsible for perpetuating the other world of Olympus; it's this System that possesses the same Role and Rule as Zeus.

Other World Representatives

Other World Representatives

Okuninushi
Takamagahara
Former Representative


Takeminakata
Takamagahara
Former Acting
Representative

Surtr
Yggdrasil
Reserve Representative

Ose
Yggdrasil
Reserve Representative

The Hero
Yggdrasil
Future Representative

Shinya
Olympus
Reserve Representative

Bigfoot
Great Spirit
Reserve Representative

Ixbalanque
El Dorado
Reserve Representative

Nodens
Old Ones
Former Representative

Dagon
Canaan
Passed Title to Baal/Bael

Baal/Bael
Canaan
Former Representative

Other World Representative Notes
  • Okuninushi used to be the Representative of Takamagahara, but lost his position by Amaterasu's hands after an event known as the Transfer of the Land.[1]23
  • Takeminakata describes himself to be an acting World Representative while defending Takamagahara from Amaterasu's invasion.[1]23
  • The rightful World Representative of Yggdrasil is Unknown icon.pngOdin. However owing to "special circumstances", Surtr was assigned as the World Representative of Yggdrasil. In his home world, he was also the one handed the role of exiling Freyr.
    • Ose acts as the Reserve World Representative to Unknown icon.pngOdin. As such, he can presumably use Odin's Rule, but is restricted from doing so when "certain conditions" are in place. Moreover, he has the ability to watch over Tokyo through the eyes of Unknown icon.pngOdin's crows.
    • The Hero's research file describes him as the future inheritor of Odin's Role and Rule as well as his spear Gungnir. He would become the Representative once this happens, but that event has yet to come.[5]
  • Shinya was a member of the Invaders before leaving of his own accord after finding out the truth about The Game.
  • Shinya has been appointed the Reserve World Representative of Olympus. Because Zeus is absent and his Rule has been directed to flow into Shinya's body, Shinya is capable of using this Rule unrestricted.[2]10
    • Perun states that those that are heirs of Cronos are all in the line of Olympus' Representatives.
  • After the defeat of Wakan Tanka∞ at the end of Chapter 13, Bigfoot assumed the title and power of the Great Spirit World Representative.
  • Nodens earned the title of the Old Ones Representative during the events of Nightglows of the Starlit Sky and has presumably lost his position after his defeat.[3]15
  • Canaan Dagon was the Representative of Canaan, with Baal being chosen as his successor. However, the world was destroyed before Baal could fulfill his role. Bael would then attempt to recreate the World of Canaan to claim the title of World Representative for himself during the events of Canaan - The Promised Land; however, his attempts were foiled by the cast at the last moment.
  • One of Unknown icon.pngCurren's plans is to make Breke into a Reserve Representative by having him collect the Sacred Artifacts left behind by the forfeited Representatives, in case that the Protagonist ends up winning the Game.

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Anonymous user
No. 15794
9 months ago
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>>15687 I agree, the idea of the original residents of Tokyo attempting to destroy the System of the Game is really interesting.

Other than that, there might be a past loop where the Tokyoites waged their own war in attempt to get rid of the transients and close the portals to retain their original lives that are unwillingly became part of the Game.
Anonymous user
No. 15793
9 months ago
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If by chance or some twist of faith within the game, Is there a possibility that either Gilgamesh or Enkidu be the other representative and/or other exile of Babilim?

Introducing a 24th representative or perhaps another substitute/extra representative would be both exciting and somewhat predictable. I mean if the exiles from Eden and Gehenna are one and/or connected, the possibility of having two or more exiles and representatives from the same world wouldn't be impossible. Another thing is that I think the position of being a powerful being in a world can be shared between two or more individuals. Like in Olympus for example, Shinya might be the substitute representative but Hera, being the queen of gods is also suitable for the position along with Hercules. Yet in the end, these are just my ideas hoping to become a reality.

... other than that, Heliopolis seriously needs relevance hahaha :D
Anonymous user
No. 15687
10 months ago
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>>15682

I know you hear about Transient discrimination but you never really see it, and when you do its being done by other Transients. I think you could make a great villain out of the idea that they want to return things back to the way it used to be and have all the world's separate completely. I just think it be nice to have a human antagonist for a change instead of various gods or super science mutant children.
Anonymous user
No. 15682
10 months ago
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Anyone else want to see a main antagonist whose not only a human but an adult who sees all the events of this game as proof that Transients are a danger to humanity? It would make perfect sense for a character like that to exists. Yeah we have Toji but you think their be more people like him.
Anonymous user
No. 12813
19 months ago
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housamo is hilarious because its just 23 megalomaniacs fighting over who gets to fuck/marry/kill a high schooler
Anonymous user
No. 12518
20 months ago
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>>9786

it might be linked to Aaru, similar to Takamagahara and Wa no Kuni
Anonymous user
No. 12517
20 months ago
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>>11092

Not sure about that since Eita has Poseidon's trident... I think
Anonymous user
No. 11107
27 months ago
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Besties
Anonymous user
No. 11092
27 months ago
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>>6328

Could also be Poseidon or Hades
Anonymous user
No. 9786
32 months ago
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I'm still confused on heliopolis
Anonymous user
No. 9454
32 months ago
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This games story confuses me so much.
Anonymous user
No. 6328
43 months ago
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>>6281

Chapter 9 reveals that Zeus cannot appear in Tokyo due to Perun arriving first before him. Has to be someone else. Maybe Hera? They specifically said that the Representative from Olympus is someone from the bloodline of Cronos.
Anonymous user
No. 6281
43 months ago
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>>6065

My guess is Zeus for olympus and Gilgamesh or Enkidu from Gehenna and Protagonist for Utopia if he joined.
Anonymous user
No. 6065
43 months ago
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Well we have almost half of them revealed. Any guesses on the rest?
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