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Overview

Vergil is the twin brother of Dante and like him is also a half-demon and half-human. A son of the legendary dark knight Sparda. Vergil disagrees with many of Dante’s methods, his fun loving spirit/immaturity, use of firearms, and disregard for power in particular. Vergil is cold blooded, ruthless, and arrogant. His arrogance has also placed him in battles he was unable to win. His skill with Devil Arms is rivaled only by Dante.

Vergil is a playable character in the Special Edition of Devil May Cry 3.

Appearances

Vergil will reprise all his Devil May Cry roles in Devil May Cry HD Collection, HD remakes of the first three Devil May Cry games.

Devil May Cry

Nelo Angelo

Devil May Cry, the first game in the series (not chronologically) was Vergil’s first appearance in the series. Whilst on, Dante is confronted by the mysterious Nelo Angelo, a large individual clad in gothic armor; under the control of Mundus. During their first fight, Dante is bested by Nelo Angelo, though upon seeing Dante’s amulet, he relents and flees. However, Dante goes on to win their second fight. When Dante comes across Nelo Angelo for the third and final time, he removes his helmet, revealing that he is Dante's twin brother...Vergil. Dante defeats Vergil once again, and Vergil disappears in a display of energy…leaving only his half of the amulet. It is up to the player to decide if he truly died or not. The amulet left behind coincides with Dante’s and Force Edge (Sparda’s legendary sword, now owned by Dante) to unlock Force Edge’s true form, the Sparda Sword.

Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening

Vergil in DMC3

Vergil’s first appearance was in DMC1, chronologically however, DMC3 is Vergil’s first video-game appearance. In this installment, Vergil is arrogant yet far more mature than Dante, he acts as the main protagonist whose main goal is to acquire more power.In the Special Edition, Vergil’s cutscene shows him in a library in which he meets Arkham for the first time. Vergil comes to a reluctant agreement with Arkham, Vergil needs Arkham’s knowledge of the Temen-ni-gru (a huge tower dormant for millennia, essentially it is a gateway between the human and demon world), and Arkham seeks the story of Sparda. Vergil appears as a boss fight three times, each time more challenging than the last as Vergil acquires new weapons. His signature katana, Yamato, previously owned by Sparda appears in all three; Beowulf, the gauntlets and greaves, appear in the second, and Force Edge, Sparda’s signature weapon, in the third fight.Dante is bested in their first fight; in turn unlocked his dormant Devil Trigger but losing his half of the amulet. Their second fight is interrupted by Lady, and soon after, Arkham/Jester, whom Vergil previously betrayed (though Arkham had plans to betray Vergil anyway). Vergil also loses Beowulf after this fight, leaving them for Dante. Whilst in the demon realm, Vergil aids Dante in destroying Arkham, who has absorbed Sparda’s power through Force Edge and the amulets and becomes a monstrosity. Straight after, the two battle for the final time, with Vergil uttering one of his most famous lines, “I need more power”. Vergil loses out, dropping Force Edge before falling (purposefully) of the cliff and plunging into the underworld.

In a bonus cut-scene, Vergil is shown in the underworld, making his decision to take the fight to Mundus (the main antagonist of DMC1, whom Sparda defeated millennia ago), saying “if my father did it, I should be able to do it too”, before sprinting off to battle. It is safe to assume Vergil lost this battle due to the events of DMC1. He also lost the Yamato sword, which wasn't seen again until it was found by Agnus prior to Devil May Cry 4.

Costumes

Default costume
  • Vergil - Vergil's default costume.
  • Coatless Vergil - Vergil's default costume without the coat.
  • Corrupt Vergil - Vergil's corrupt form, whose DT is that of Nelo Angelo.
  • Super Corrupt Vergil - Corrupt Vergil with infinite DT.
  • Super Vergil - Vergil's default costume with infinite DT.

Other Appearances

Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3

Vergil appears as playable character.He is seen fighting against Wolverine in games trailer and in his ending he slashes Wolverine with Murasame Blade and says humans and mutants can't understand the true power of this blade and turns in to his devil form.

Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 Quotes

Pre-Fight Quotes

Vergil vs:

Ghost Rider: "You? Judge me? Hmph."

Dante: "Sorry I was late for the party"

Trish: "How repulsive."

Vs Vergil

Ghost Rider: "Long have you played with fire, boy -- but now, you're playing with Hellfire."

Iron Fist: "A dragon will always beat a demon-spawn, boy."

Thor: "I sympathize with Dante, I too know what it's like to have a wicked brother."

Shuma-Gorath: "I'll eviscerate you, half-breed!"

Phoenix: "Now you're REALLY playing with fire, boy."

Magneto: "Your appearance reminds me of my son. Let's see if you boast his speed in battle."

Victory Pose Quotes

Vergil vs:

Dante: "Foolishness, Dante. Foolishness."

Trish: "Never show that face before me again."

Ghost Rider: "The Flames of Revenge? Couldn't even melt a marshmellow."

Vs Vergil

Iron Fist: "I think your brother would've put up a better fight..."

Shuma-Gorath: "You are an embarassment to demons everywhere!"

Thor: "May Hela have mercy on your soul."

Ghost Rider: "You make deals with the devil, sometimes you end up with him."

Magneto: "Shame you're not a mutant. You'd make a good addition to my Brotherhood."

Phoenix: "Perhaps if I'm not too busy, I'll take care of Mundus, too."

After-Match Win Quotes

Vergil vs:

Akuma: "You claim to be a demon, but you know nothing of true demonic power. Such mockery will not be forgiven."

Strider Hiryu: "Those ersatz life forms you summon have no soul, and hence no power to stop me."

Dante: "Still denying your heritage, brother? Wake up and embrace the legacy our father left for us!"

Shuma-Gorath: "It would appear that even an Old One is no longer a match for me. My power is growing."

Phoenix: "There is a darker power that lies dormant in you. Why do you hesitate to embrace it?"

Ghost Rider: "Power is everything. Without it, existence is futile"

Vs. Vergil

Akuma: "Now you have witnessed what a true demon can do."

Dormammu: "I see much more potential in you than in your brother."

Ghost Rider: "Best control your demonic half, boy. Or I'll do it for you."

Nathan "RAD" Spencer: "Rumors of me not being able to jump were exaggerated. You should adapt to your opponent if you wanna win."

SNK vs Capcom : Card Figthers DS

Vergil appears as a charachter card in this game.

Viewtiful Joe Red Hot Rumble

Vergi appears as Nelo Angelo as Dark Hero Jet Blacks EX colour

Weapons and Abilities

Yamato

Yamato

Vergil’s primary weapon in DMC3 is his katana, Yamato, said to cut through anything, it also said to be so fast it is invisible to the human eye. It is a memento from Sparda, Vergil’s father. When it was last seen in DMC4 it had been broken in half, only to be restored by the blue demonic power (rumored to be the soul of Vergil) in the right arm of Nero.

Yamato Combo - Triangle, Triangle, Triangle.

Aerial Rave - X, Triangle, Triangle

Rapid Slash - Hold R1, Forward, Triangle

Upper Slash - Hold R1, Back, Triangle, Triangle

Judgement Cut - Hold Triange, Release Triangle, Triangle, Triangle

Dark Ki - Taunt near an enemy to earn DT orbs (with Yamato equipped)

Beowulf

Vergil weilding Beowulf

A set of powerful gauntlets and greaves, which Vergil earned from defeating the demon, Beowulf. These make Vergil into a powerhouse, with a mix of speed and power.

Beowulf Combo - Triangle, Triangle, Triangle

Starfall - X, Triangle

Lunar Phase - Hold R1, Forward, Triangle

Rising Sun - Hold R1, Forward, Triangle

Force Edge

Force Edge

This weapon is used in conjunction with Yamato. Force Edge is Sparda’s signature sword, with hidden potential.

Force Edge Combo - Triangle, Triangle, Triangle, Triangle Helm Breaker - X, Triangle

Stinger - Hold R1 Forward Triangle High Time - Hold R1 Back Triangle Round Trip - Hold Triangle, Release Triangle

Whilst the sword is being thrown, Judgement Cut can also be charged.

Summoned Swords

Vergil's summoned swords

Magically summoned swords in the shape of Force Edge. These can be summoned at almost any time and have a good rate of fire once upgraded.

Summoned Swords - Tap Square Spiral Swords - Hold Square

Sword Storm - Hold R1, Forward, Square

Blistering Swords - Hold R1, Back, Square

Dark Slayer Style

A warrior fallen from grace. The power of darkness gives birth to new weapons and skills. This is Vergil’s only style.

Air Trick - Circle Trick Up - Hold R1, Forward, Circle Trick Down - Hold R1, Back, Circle

Transformations/Enhancements

Devil Trigger

Being a half demon, Vergil has superior strength, speed, reflexes, flexibility and resistance to damage than any human. As a carrier of the Devil Gene also has access to “Devil Trigger”, which temporarily unleashes his demon form, increasing his speed and strength even further. It also adds Yamato's sheath to Vergil's left arm.

Nelo Angelo

Vergil in Devil Trigger

Following his failed attempt to defeat Mundus, Vergil was corrupted and controlled through a forced transformation into a demon called Nelo Angelo. This increases his power but also ensures that he won't reach his father's power and to think for himself. Nelo Angelo uses a demonic sword and is still able to use his Summoned Swords but is easily incapacitated by things that remind him of his past life as Vergil, such as the amulet he shares with Dante.

Alternate Versions

DmC Vergil

As with Dante, Vergil exists in Ninja's Theory's alternate DMC universe as seen in the game DmC - Devil May Cry. The alternate version of Vergil resembles his main universe counterpart more than Dante does with his. Vergil's hair color, clothes and style remains largely intact, though his allegiance in this story has changed from pro-demon to anti-demon.

Appearances

Ninja Theory Vergil

In DmC, Vergil is the leader of The Order, a organization devoted to the liberation of the human race against the demonic tyranny of Mundus and his legion. Like Dante, he is a Nephilim (a devil-angel hybrid) who wields a memento from his father Sparda, the Yamato.

Vergil sends Kat to bring Dante to him, thus setting the events of the game into motion.After revealing the truth of their parental lineage, Vergil enlists Dante into The Order. Eventually, he and Dante emerge victorious against Mundus.

After Mundus' death, Vergil reveals his true intention. Rather than liberate the human race, Vergil planned to usurp Mundus' throne and subjugate the humans ounce more. Horrified by this revelation Dante battles Vergil, eventually running Vergil through with the Rebellion. Dante, after pleading from Kat, spares him and Vergil departs , dejectedly stating, "I loved you brother."

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