Death Note L
Risking your life and doing something that could rob you of your life are exact opposites.
~ L Lawliet


L (エル, Eru) is a world-renowned detective who takes on the challenge of catching the serial killer known only as Kira. In his investigation, L becomes highly suspicious of Light and makes it his goal to prove that he is Kira.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 10-A

Name: L. Lawliet, Ryuzaki

Origin: Death Note

Gender: Male

Age: 24-25

Classification: Detective

Powers and Abilities: Genius Intelligence, Capoeira Practitioner

Attack Potency: Athlete level 

Speed: Athletic Human

Lifting Strength: Regular Human

Striking Strength: Athlete Class

Durability: Athlete level (Took hits from Light Yagami with no notable injuries)

Stamina: Average

Range: Standard Melee range

Intelligence: Genius (He is the true identity of the three most famous and influential detectives in the world [Erald Coyle, Deneuve, and himself], and can easily get top marks in all subjects in the prestigious university of Todai.)

Standard Equipment: Food

Weaknesses: If he sits down normally, his deductive and investigative abilities are decreased by 40%.


Notable Victories:

Light Turner (Death Note) Light Turner's profile

Light Yagami (Death Note) Light's profile (Speed was equalized)

Daniel J D’Arby (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure) D’Arby’s profile (The game played was poker, neither had prep time or know a thing about the other)

Taiga Aisaka (Toradora!) Taiga’s profile (Speed was equalized, L was given prep time)

J. Jonah Jameson (Marvel Comics) Jameson's Profile (Both were 10-A and speed was equalized)

Notable Losses:

Inconclusive Matches:

Start a Discussion Discussions about L (Death Note)

  • Random Death Note Revisions

    10 messages
    • Zark2099 wrote: Seeing characters like them is a form of NPI too, Light and co. don't suddenly have highly enhanced senses or are detect...
    • 10-A light is correct imo. Iirc he was a champion in tennis before, like having made a name for himself.
  • Shouldn't L and Light Be Extraordinary Geniuses?

    14 messages
    • Not really, no. Nothing done in death note is that incredible. Impressive, but not superhuman.
    • Yes, it takes considerably superhuman intelligence to qualify. They simply haven't gone that far. I think that you underestimate ...
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