|“||I thought living forever was nothing but exhausting. But since I met you and our sons, for the first time I felt glad to be alive.||„|
|~ Van Hohenheim|
Van Hohenheim (ヴァン・ホーエンハイム, Ban Hōenhaimu) is a deceptively ancient and extremely powerful Alchemist as well as the estranged father of Edward and Alphonse Elric. Despite disappearing suddenly during their infancy, Hohenheim returns during the course of the series in order to right the wrongs of his mysterious past.
Powers and Stats
Name: Van Hohenheim
Origin: Fullmetal Alchemist
Classification: Philosopher of the West, Philosopher's Stone
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Immortality (Types 1 and 3), Self-Sustenance (Type 2), Weather Sensing, Regeneration (Low-High. After getting his body reconstructed from getting immortality, he is a living philosopher stone. His regeneration should be superior to other Homucili like Lust. Regeneration will not happen if the amount of soul that he has is low, also), Transmutation, Matter Manipulation, Soul Manipulation
Attack Potency: Town level (Originally he and Father obtained and divided all the souls of the people of Xerxes between the two of them, he considers himself to be a Philosopher's Stone; therefore, he should have at least comparable power to Kimblee)
Speed: Supersonic+ (Had to escape from Pride and is comparable to Father with all the sins removed)
Lifting Strength: Unknown
Striking Strength: Town Class
Stamina: Very high
Range: Standard melee range. Tens of kilometers with alchemy.
Standard Equipment: None notable
Weaknesses: He is not used to fighting, and Alchemy and regeneration drain his souls. If killed enough times, Van Hohenheim will lose all his souls and will lose his ability to regenerate.