Edge Master has a mysterious past; he is renowned for his skill with various weapons, and his past and real name are known only to himself. He served as adviser and teacher of Ling-Sheng Su martial arts at Ling-Sheng Su Temple, who would descend from the mountain only to participate in the temple's holy artefacts succession ceremony and train their inheritors-- before he burned it down following the fateful night of the Evil Seed. Edge Master found Kilik, the cursed successor of the Kali-Yuga, in the temple and taught him to suppress the evil within himself over a three-year training session. Once Kilik had completed the training, Edge Master gave him the final test of destroying Soul Edge; but after Kilik left on his journey to purify himself and the Kali-Yuga, Edge Master began to feel uneasy. Although his motives are unknown, he broke his silence and departed on a quest of his own.
Powers and Stats
Tier: Possibly 5-B
Name: Edge Master
Origin: Soul Calibur
Age: Unknown, hails from "an age found only in myth", and predates recorded history
Classification: Mysterious Warrior
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Can mimic all other fighting styles, Gravity Manipulation (Zasalamel), Teleportation (Cervantes and Yoshimitsu), Fire Manipulation (Nightmare), Brief Invisibility (Natsu), Dimensional BFR (Zasalamel), Summoning (ZWEI), Temporary Flight (Aeon), Immortality (Type 1), Portal Creation (Can enter and leave Astral Chaos freely), Resistance to Corruption, Mind Manipulation and Madness Manipulation (Resistant to the effects of Astral Chaos).
Lifting Strength: Class M (Should be vastly above regular humans due to his ability wield all of the weapons in the game)
Striking Strength: Possibly Planet Class
Durability: Possibly Planet level
Stamina: Very high
Range: Extended melee range (Varies depending on the weapon he is wielding)
Standard Equipment: Master versions of other Soul Calibur fighters' weapons.
Intelligence: Gifted (Centuries of wisdom. The Edge Master has been described as the most skilled fighter in the series, rivaled only by Olcadan and eventually by his student Kilik. Over the course of his long life, Edge Master invented and/or learned every fighting style, martial art, and weapon in the Soul Calibur series, and mastered all of them to the point that he regularly defeats others using their own preexisting abilities, and additionally possesses enough knowledge of every character's fighting style to effectively train them to a similar level of perfect mastery. Back in the Time of Myths, he was the rival of Algol the Hero King, defeating him every time they fought, and had a completely flawless battle record marred only by a draw against Olcadan. Edge Master also possesses a seemingly eternal lifespan, and as such has been in countless battles)
Weaknesses: None notable