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Darkstalkers Resurrection Anakaris.png
AnakarisPortrait.png The power of Pharaoh Anakaris is as eternal as the desert sands!
~ Anakaris in Night Warriors: Darkstalkers' Revenge

Summary

Anakaris is a video game character in Capcom's Darkstalkers fighting game series, first appearing in Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors. Pharaoh Anakaris was the wise ruler of a large kindgom in Egypt, 5000 years ago. Upon his death, his remains have been entombed into a pyramid, in order to preserve them and allow him to ascend to godhood. However, after the pharaoh's death, the kingdom quickly fell to ruin.

Anakaris came back to life as a side effect of Pyron's arrival on Earth. After his awakening, he realized that he was no longer mortal and had acquired new powers. Seeing that nothing have remained of his kingdom, Anakaris departed with the intent of reestablish the former glory of his realm. Eventually, Anakaris managed to travel back in time and save his people from the approaching enemy.

During the events of Darkstalkers 3, Anakaris was dragged into the Majigen by Jedah's power, calling him from the future. In the end, Anakaris made up his mind, and decided to move his kingdom and his people to a different dimension, in order to save them from the destruction that the human race would have brought upon the world.

Powers and Stats

Tier: Low 7-B

Name: Anakaris, Pharaoh Anakaris the First

Origin: Darkstalkers

Gender: Male

Age: Over 5000 years old, over 10000 chronologically (Due to the time spent before resurrecting)

Classification: B+ Class Darkstalkers, Mummy, Pharaoh

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Immortality (Type 1, 3 and 7; Resurrected as a mummy and gained eternal life), Magic, Skilled hand-to-hand combatant, Cloth Manipulation (Capable of controlling the bandages on his body to jab or wrap-up the opponent), Enhanced Senses (Possesses multiple eyes all over his body), Extrasensory Perception (Able to sense relevant sources of energy, such as Pyron's waves. Sensed Jedah's will in the future), Non-Physical Interaction (Able to interact with Pyron, who doesn't have a physical form, and with Bishamon in Vampire Savior, whose body is made of souls), Regeneration (Low-Mid; Able to instantly regenerate the lower half of his body if split and/or destroyed, as seen in his attack "Pharaoh Split"), Transformation (Can take his previous human form), Shapeshifting (Can turn his body into a sarcophagus, his arms into snakes, his lower half into a pyramid and change the appearance of his face), pseudo Density Manipulation (His weight varies depending on the shape he takes), Body Control (Can split his body in half, retract it, open it, make his limbs appear from the ground and un-wrap his legs and use them as springs during a jump), Duplication (Can multiply his arms), Elasticity (Able to elongate his arms and legs), minor Shadow Manipulation (Can extend his limbs through his shadow), minor Fusionism (His servant Khaibith is part of him and lives inside his body. He is also able to return even if destroyed), Hovering, Creation (Can create coins), minor Breaking the Fourth Wall (Recommends a defeated opponent to buy an official strategy book), Power Mimicry (Can swallow and copy enemy projectiles via Kotogama Daeshi), Teleportation (Via Warp), Portal Creation, Dimensional Travel (Moved his kingdom to another dimension), Telekinesis (Used to move pyramids and buildings through a portal), Time Travel (Able to travel to the past and to the future), Existence Erasure/BFR (Erased/Made disappear an opponent army), Soul Manipulation (Every Darkstalker is able to collect the souls of defeated enemies and use them for a variety of purposes, such as absorbing them to become stronger and he did so during the first game), passive Aura, Corruption (Type 2) and Madness Manipulation (Type 2) (All the Darkstalkers give off an aura that corrupts the heart of the opponents and drives them insane), Summoning (Can summon falling sarcophagi and meteors, servants and even his wife), Elemental Manipulation (Fire, lightning and ice), limited Precognition and Resurrection (Correctly foresaw his death and resurrection), Astral Projection (Projected his figure in the sky and is able to manifest hieroglyphs in the air), minor Petrification, Poison Manipulation and Transmutation (Petrification, poisoning and transmutation are part of some of his attacks), Resistance to Soul Manipulation (Possesses a very strong soul, due to it being directly connected to his power. Souls such as his own, if splitted in multiple parts, are able to draw each piece to the other and return one), Corruption (Type 2) and Madness Manipulation (Totally unaffected by the aura of other Darkstalkers)

Attack Potency: Small City level (Moved the kingdom of Egypt to another dimension by pulling it down through the desert)

Speed: At least Supersonic+, likely higher (Able to keep up in close combat with characters such as B.B. Hood and Huitzil, both of which make large use of guns and various types of firearms)

Lifting Strength: Class T (Able to move the entire kingdom of Egypt with his powers)

Striking Strength: Small City Class (Comparable to his attack potency. The physical strength of the Darkstalkers is equivalent to the power of their soul, which is the same they draw for their special abilities)

Durability: Small City level (Capable of taking blows from other Darkstalkers in his class)

Stamina: High (Able to engage in combat with other Darkstalkers on his level. Likely fought many opponents in a rather limited period when he was dragged into Majigen)

Range: Standard to extended melee range with his body, several meters with projectiles, tens of meters to hundreds of kilometers with various abilities.

Standard Equipment: Bandages, Sarcophagi, His servant Khaibit

Intelligence: High. Anakaris was the pharaoh of a wide kingdom, that expanded throughout Egypt and over the Nile valley. He governed with wisdom, bringing his kingdom to prosperity. Anakaris also ordered the construction of a pyramid where entomb his body after death, foreshadowing his resurrection thousands of years later. Anakaris is also a skilled fighter, being able to control his body in a variety of ways and use his magic powers to cast spells and curses. Anakaris emerged as one of the most prominent fighters among the Darkstalkers during the events of both games, and eventually managed to save his kingdom from collapse and rule it in prosperity for eternity.

Weaknesses: He can only mimic one projectile at a time with Kotogama Daeshi. A strong mind/spirit can resist the madness-inducing effect of his aura and a dark heart can resist the corruption. It is possible that his Existence Erasure/BFR works only on weaker enemies, like human soldiers.

Note: All the references not included in this profile are provided on the verse page.

Notable Attack/Techniques:

  • Hitsugi No Mai: Anakaris summons a sarcophagus that falls over the opponent.
  • Cobra Blow: Anakaris turns his arms into cobras and extends them to hit the opponent.
  • Warp: Anakaris teleports behind the opponent.
  • Ouke No Sabaki: Anakaris jumps and shoots a cursed projectile towards the opponent. If it lands, the curse temporarily turns the opponent into an harmless version of themselves.
  • Miira Drop: Anakaris creates a couple of portals in front of his hands and uses them to grab the opponent. He then envelops them in his bandages and swings them back and forth, before slamming them into the ground.
  • Kotogama Daeshi: Anakaris swallows an incoming projectile and copies its properties. After that, he can shoot the copied projectile.
  • Shinjitsu No Oshie: After blocking an attack, Anakaris expels his mummified servant Kahibit, who turns the opponent into an harmless version of themselves for a brief moment.
  • Togame No Ana: After falling on the ground, Anakaris splits his body in two parts and creates a portal between them, which sucks in the opponent if it walks on it. Anakaris then slips into the portal and reappears from above under the form of a sarcophagus alongisde the opponent, who gets crushed under him.
  • Pharaoh Magic: Anakaris shoots three cursed projectiles at the opponent in quick succession. The first projectile burns the opponent, the second electrifies them and the third freezes them. Finally, the opponent gets crushed by an enormous sarchophagus.
  • Pharaoh Salvation: Anakaris shoots seven cursed projectiles at the opponent in quick succession. The opponents is surrounded by Anakaris' servants and gets burned, struck by meteors, electrified, petrified, poisoned, frozen, turned into an harmless version of themselves and finally crushed by an enormous sarcophagus.
  • Pharaoh Decoration: Anakaris shoots seven cursed projectiles at the opponent in quick succession. The opponent is surrounded by Anakaris' servants and gets burned, electrified, frozen and turned into an harmless version of themselves. Between each attack, the opponent is turned into a female version if he is male, or a cute version if she is female. Finally, the opponent gets crushed by an enormous sarcophagus.
  • Naraku No Ana: Anakaris calls upon his magic powers and creates a portal under the opponent, who then falls from above into the ground.
  • Pharaoh Split: Anakaris splits his body into two halves. He controls the floating upper half, while the lower half is controlled by his servant Kahibit, and both attack the opponent simultaneously.

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