Don't let his bishiness fool you. He's a force to be reckoned with.
Don't let his bishiness fool you. He's a force to be reckoned with.

Name: Lelouch Lamperouge/Lelouch vi Britannia/Zero (the name of his alter ego), Black Prince, Castaway Prince, Man of Miracles (not to be confused with the omnipotent of the same name), Emperor of Justice, Black Demon King
Origin: Code Geass
Gender: Male
Classification: Human
Age: 17 in R1, and 18 in R2
Powers and Abilities: His Geass gives him "the power of absolute obedience" allowing him to plant commands within a person's mind upon eye contact in a manner comparable to hypnosis, has unrivaled intelligence and intellect, can pilot a Knightmare Frame
Weaknesses: His subpar stamina, Geass runaway makes it so his Geass is permanently activated (special contact lenses prevent this)
Destructive Capacity: Street level | Multi building level+ when controlling a Knightmare Frame
Range: Average human melee range | Several hundred meters when controlling a Knightmare Frame
Speed: Below average human | Supersonic+ when controlling a Knightmare Frame
Durability: Average human | Multi building level+ when controlling a Knightmare Frame
Strength: Below average human
Stamina: Very poor, below average human
Standard Equipment: A Britannian pistol, His Zero Costume | IFX-V3D1 Gawain | Type-0/0A Shinkiro
Intelligence: Even without his Geass, Lelouch is a formidable opponent. He is highly intelligent, possessing a genius-level intellect, and is capable of devising and executing strategies with incredible speed and precision. The series repeatedly demonstrates Lelouch's mental acuity; ranging from his superb skill in playing chess, to an incident in Stage 14, when Mao says C.C.'s name, Lelouch instantly comes up with fourteen different possibilities for Mao's identity - including the correct one. In the audio dramas, Suzaku says that, when they were children, Lelouch devised a secret sign language containing over 500 words. In Stage 17, Lelouch proves his tactical ability by predicting the Lancelot's actions exactly thanks to his study of past battles, allowing Kallen and the Four Holy Swords to almost defeat the Lancelot (only Suzaku's reflexes saved his life). His intelligence is also parodied in one humorous Sound Episode, which has the Student Council members acting suspicious, and Lelouch racing through possible explanations and cover-ups with increasing speed (though it turns out that they were acting strange because he had some rice on his cheek from his lunch)
Notable Attacks/Techniques:

- Geass: Lelouch's Geass gives him "the power of absolute obedience" but of all the Geass abilities in the series, Lelouch's has been explored the most, and also seems to have the most restrictions and side effects of any Geass introduced.

- Commands must be issued verbally.

- The victim must make direct eye contact for commands to be issued. The maximum effective distance is 270 meters. Line of sight via a reflective surface is sufficient for the effect to occur. After his Geass evolves, he can give commands to the victim without direct eye contact. The effective range has also been increased.

- Commands may be issued only once to any given individual, but any number of commands may be issued at initial application so long as eye contact is unbroken. Since Jeremiah's Geass Canceler negates all Geass effects, those exposed to it may be commanded once again.

- The victim will not perform any action disallowed by their physical or mental capabilities, though they will try to carry out the command to the best of their ability. For example, a victim will not be able to correctly answer a question they don't know the answer to, but will direct the user to someone who can if they are able. However, commands that affect the mind or consciousness, such as telling the victim to forget something, will take effect despite the fact that the victim could not normally force themselves to do so.

- An action will be carried out for as long as dictated in its command, or upon the indicated conditional circumstance. Eye contact does not need to be maintained for command execution to occur. No upper limit has been established, but the conditional command Lelouch gives Suzaku is still in effect more than a year later. It is possible that the effect of geass weakens the more it is used: the girl who was ordered to make a cross on the wall followed this order each day but then made only a line and stopped.

- The victim's memories for the duration of command issue and execution are sealed and cannot be recalled.

- As demonstrated in Princess Euphemia's response to the command that she kill the Japanese, a victim may resist a commanded action to some degree if it is utterly repugnant to them.

Notable OBD Victories:

Notable OBD Losses:

- Edward Cullen (Twilight) - Edward Profile
- Haruhi Suzumiya (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya) - Haruhi Suzumiya Profile

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