Together, they surrounded Eggman on the racetrack before delivering a massive beatdown on the doctor with their combined Wisp power-ups. Allies Afterward, they agreed to watch out for both Dodon Pa, whose motivations for hosting the Grand Prix was a mystery, and Eggman. In addition to this, he creates a distraction to keep either of them from noticing him while he proceeded to kill Sonic. Mephiles' first line in Shadow's story. Thus, he attempted to convince Shadow to join him, saying they would both get revenge on the world. Even in the final fight, Mephiles tried making Shadow join him. In the Japanese version of the game, he occasionally places emphasis on "s" sounds in a manner similar to hissing sounds, and also uses the pronoun Boku, implying that he has a more youthful demeanor. But after Silver had learned from Shadow that Mephiles tricked him, he no longer trusted Mephiles and even befriended Sonic. As such, while 10000B was taken away to be repaired, Rouge and Shadow beat Team Rose. The term extends not just to material objects, but to everything non- material as well, such as good deeds, emotions, hopes, dreams. Disregarding formalities, Shadow and Rouge arrived fifteen minutes late to the opening ceremony. Unlike most of the villains in the Sonic series, who are driven by a lust for power or revenge, Mephiles (according to Shadow) only seems to crave nothing more or less than violence and destruction. Members He is known for his work on Yu-Gi-Oh! Reminding them that their common target was Eggman, who had what they each wanted, Rouge had the trio form Team Dark so they could look for Eggman together. When Mephiles is in the future, he has a purple Chaos Emerald, but later he doesn't have it or doesn't use it for some reason until the last story. Hahaha! During a race between Team Dark and Team Sonic, the two teams worked on getting the upper hand on one another, with Omega and Rouge being busy dealing with Tails and Knuckles, while Shadow went head-to-head with Sonic. Fortunately, Team Dark were permitted a rematch with Team Rose as they were. Even though Mephiles appears to lack a visible mouth, the general area on his "muzzle" moves in and out as he speaks in a manner similar to an inflating balloon. He then boasts to Shadow that he can't defeat him, and asks why he is even bothering to protect a world that will eventually turn against him. As a being of darkness, Mephiles is vulnerable to light-based attacks, such as the Chaos Spear, which render him immobile. After the decisive race however, E-10000B broke down, which, according to the rules, cost Team Dark their victory. As the Final Fortress crashed, Team Dark were forced to abandon their cars and evacuate the airship while Team Sonic saved Dodon Pa. Down on the ground, Team Dark were reunited with Team Sonic when they arrived with Dodon Pa. Just as the Grand Prix seemed over since the cars had been destroyed when the Final Fortress crashed, Dodon Pa decided to give everyone new cars, thus allowing Team Dark and their comrades to race once more. Dan Green was born on February 7, 1975 in San Rafael, California, USA as James Hadley Snyder. Upon gaining his new form, he then laughed in amusement at the irony about how he was resurrected by the shadow of the person who sealed him away before sarcastically thanking Shadow for releasing him. However, the team's true intentions for joining the Grand Prix was to investigate Dr. However, as the two hedgehogs' egos clashed, Shadow and Sonic would challenge each other to a race. Extreme GearRouge's equipment As Mephiles was trying to escape the facility, he was sealed in the Scepter of Darkness by Shadow the Hedgehog, who had traveled through time by ten years before the events of the game. In this media, the team's past is virtually identical to their game counterpart's. Sonic Team, Blindlight (24 November 2006). However, the Death Egg soon after went crazy and drove into the Final Fortress's core. He tried to take the Scepter of Darkness, and later when Shadow asked Eggman who Mephiles was, he said he would tell him if Shadow brought Mephiles to him. Team Dark then volunteered to stall Metal Madness with the others while Team Sonic prepared the Chaos Emeralds. He also doesn't fight Shadow directly until the player expels him from Shadow's shadow. Wanting to rescue Dodon Pa, Team Dark and co. went to the Final Fortress. While he himself has a very minor role in Sonic's story, where he is only seen when Sonic, Knuckles the Echidna and Miles "Tails" Prower are eavesdropping on his conversation with Silver and Blaze that ends with them time-traveling back to present-day Soleanna, his actions are still very much prevalent to Sonic's story, especially with his encounters with Silver. Mephiles appears to be immortal, surviving every fight he takes part in, and whenever he is beaten he seems to just shift into his base form. Afterward, Omega looked forward to eliminating more Eggpanws, as Eggman would confirm that those were just the beginning. During the extra rounds, Team Dark had their own fair share of defeats too. Solaris is soon defeated in the final battle against Shadow, Silver and a revived Sonic in Super States before Elise goes back in time and extinguishes him when he was a mere flame. In Sonic the Hedgehog (2006), Team Dark's reassembly began with Shadow and Rouge's pursuit of the Scepter of Darkness and later Mephiles the Dark. Regardless, Rouge promised Shadow that she would always stand by him. As they discussed Eggman's current motives based on his troops' movements and the identity of Mephiles, Shadow decided to go after Eggman alone to get some answers, leaving the tracking of Mephiles to Rouge and Omega. Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed (2012), Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games (2009), Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (2007), Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood (2008), Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games, More Burning Questions About The Sonic The Hedgehog Franchise Answered, Unofficial English translation of early script. In Sonic Forces, Team Dark were on a reconnaissance mission regarding Dr. Eggman's new base of operations. He managed to convince Silver and Blaze into attempting to kill Sonic before actually doing it himself, which would in turn release Iblis, though there was a much stronger form of Iblis already free in his time while he had a Chaos Emerald at hand. However, they were forced to wait for the awards ceremony before collecting their prize. The key to Iblis's freedom was an event that would cause Elise to become so consumed with despair that she would cry, as she had formed a very close friendship with Sonic. Mephiles is shown to hold a particular hatred for Shadow since it was he who sealed him in the Scepter of Darkness. This is also seen when he maliciously taunts Omega by telling him he would be reprogrammed to capture Shadow. His eyes also change color in this form, gaining red sclerae and lighter green irises, and his quills are more bushy and ended in white tips. At long last, I'll be able to join with you! As such, it is able to draw power from the negativity in the world as the night in order to increase its strength. Ten years before the story takes place, when Shadow corners the newly created Mephiles before sealing him away, Mephiles' voice sounds startled if not frightened before quickly shifting into his more recognizable tone as he makes a threat to Shadow. IBLIS!!! Once the engine was complete, Eggman stole it from Dodon Pa and incorporated it into his Death Egg. As it turned out, Neo Metal Sonic, who had been impersonating Eggman, had been the mastermind staging the teams' adventures so he could copy their data for a plan to conquer the world himself. In Sonic Free Riders, Shadow and Rouge appeared to take part in the second World Grand Prix hosted by a disguised Dr. Eggman as Team Dark. However, Team Dark quickly slagged the robots with the aid of the other teams. However since he can travel through time, his actions throughout the game could be in any unspecified order. Mephiles was born during the Solaris Project when the experiments on Solaris split him into Mephiles and Iblis. It could be because Iblis evolved so much he could not fuse with Mephiles, or to ensure that Sonic's death would still occur so that Iblis would continue to exist at this point in the future (it is also possible that he could not go back to the exact moment where he and Iblis became two separate entities because he was already present). Unfortunately, Sonic was restored to life and Solaris, the unified Mephiles and Iblis, is disabled by Sonic, Shadow and Silver in their super forms, and later erased from existence by Elise blowing out Solaris' flame. Team Dark and their allies subsequently faced the Death Egg, and beat it in a race. Mephiles the Dark (闇のメフィレス, Yami no Mefiresu?, lit. However, both members cared little for the competition: Rouge was only interested in the Grand Prix's large cash prize and Shadow's only interest was testing his racing skills. Sonic Team (15 December 2005). Mephiles happens to take great pleasure and delight in hurting others and has been shown to have a very warped and twisted sense of humor, making him a very remorseless and unsympathetic being. He also has a major role in Silver's story, as he manipulates Silver and Blaze into attempting to kill Sonic so that he can finally fuse with Iblis. He is also shown to have adept knowledge on using modern technology, as evidence by knowing exactly which files in Dr. Eggman's computer to use when trying to persuade Silver to assassinate Sonic. Before the battle though, Mephiles had shown Shadow that in the future, he would be blamed for the destruction of the world and sealed away, and Omega learned that he would be the one to defeat and seal Shadow away. This act reveals that Mephiles' lie to Silver and Blaze about Sonic being the Iblis Trigger was actually partially true. For example, he made it his sole mission to cause pain to Elise throughout the entire course of the game, and even broke out into a maniacal laughter after ending Sonic's life. In religious context, Mephiles/Muffles/مفلس is a name for the devil (similar to Iblis) and it refers to him as having no good deeds, no hope for redemption, and no chance of salvation. In the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs published by IDW Publishing, Team Dark made their debut in Sonic the Hedgehog #5. For the next seven months, Team Dark remained apart. First appearance All that is needed is a blocker with very high skills, health over 2500, and a mage to heal the blocker with UH or a druid with Heal Friend spell, while the rest of party attacks the Juggernaut with SD or energy based spells. Again, Mephiles offered Shadow a chance to join him, but Shadow, knowing Mephiles' true intentions, flat-out refused the offer. Consisting of highly powerful and fearsome individuals in their own right, Team Dark is a force to be reckoned with and has often appeared to content with some of the world's greatest threats and champions. Not long after, Team Dark, Sonic, Chaotix and Rose united to see Neo Metal Sonic reveal himself. There, she was shocked to find Shadow suspended in a stasis capsule. In addition, his intelligence was such that he could craft fallback plans in case his initial plans did not work. D&D Beyond Lastly, his hands, gloves and all, become crystalline like his arms, with the fingers now ending in white-tipped claws. During both boss fights, Mephiles hardly attacks on his own without aid, either by summoning shadows, or cloning himself to use as distractions. However, after Shadow vulgarly ejected Mephiles' invitation, Mephiles finally gave up his crusade and expressed his disappointment in him before resuming his old mission to kill him. Time of formation However, the Scepter of Darkness could not contain Mephiles in his present state when Shadow tried to seal him in it, and was destroyed. The Dark Torturer's boss is Mr. Punish located in Tafariel's throne room. Mephiles was fought again and lost. In the original continuity. military. More info here. I thank you, Shadow the Hedgehog. However, Rouge and Shadow were hardly surprised by this turn of events. Rouge in particular joined the Resistance in their war against the Eggman Empire, and an heavily damaged and inoperable Omega was eventually discovered by Tails, who tried to repair him until he got interrupted by a Chaos replica. The princess cries over his death and, as a result, Iblis is released, allowing Mephiles to fuse with him and transform into Solaris. Active Associations and equipment Drown in darkness!Mephiles phase 2 battling Shadow. Area/level: Ending sequence (Shadow Episode). As Mephiles was sealed inside the scepter, he vowed that he would not forget Shadow and that one day, he would kill him. While Rouge was outraged over how the world would treat Shadow in the future, Shadow remained silent, determined to make his own destiny. Upon beating him however, Team Dark saw that the Eggman they had been chasing was a fake. After the race, Eggman revealed he had used the Grand Prix to collect everyone's racing data with his E-10000 robots to create the ultimate Extreme Gear for him to use. The Juggernaut's strategy is fairly easy. To accomplish this, he traveled to the future and implied to Silver the Hedgehog and Blaze the Cat that Sonic the Hedgehog was the cause of Iblis being released, which led to the destruction of their world. Upon his defeat, Mephiles escaped to the present, but Shadow and Omega followed him there. This is shown in his ability as a skilled manipulator, being able to easily manipulate Silver and Blaze into nearly getting his desired result. He then re-merged with Iblis, remaking Solaris, but was defeated by Sonic, Shadow, and Silver, and subsequently erased from existence. It won't take much for me to deal with you.Mephiles mocking E-123 Omega in Wave Ocean. : The Dark Side of Dimensions (2016), Yu-Gi-Oh! After the teams beat Eggman, Metal Sonic revealed himself as the one controlling E-10000B, and it was discovered that Metal Sonic had given Eggman fake data so he could use the real data to beat Sonic in Extreme Gear riding. It isn't stated why Eggman wanted to capture Mephiles, but based on his actions in the game, it can be guessed that he had hoped to harness Mephiles' powers to travel through time if he failed to do so with Iblis, or that he needed both Iblis and Mephiles to completely control time, knowing they were the two halves of Solaris. After his seeming defeat, however, Mephiles proved immune to being imprisoned in a new Scepter of Darkness that Shadow tried to use on him, saying that it would not work on him anymore (he implies that the reason he was immune was either due to his time traveling by ten years ago to absorb Shadow's shadow during the moment he was being sealed in the present timeline [English version], or simply because he has absorbed Shadow's shadow and copied his power altogether [Japanese version]). After the events of Sonic & Mega Man: Worlds Collide, Team Dark's past became virtually identical to its game counterpart, although the team itself remained a close affiliate of G.U.N. Xbox 360/PlayStation 3. Eggman. The three main members of Team Dark. Mephiles intended to fuse with Iblis, reuniting them into a single entity, Solaris, their original persona. Mephiles then used the Chaos Emerald he had and the one the trio had to create hundreds of copies of himself to destroy them with. E-10000B (temporarily)E-123 OmegaRouge the Bat (leader)Shadow the Hedgehog Shadow replied grimly that he was only in the Grand Prix to stop Eggman's plans. ver. ". Glorious Pursuits Kidnap Mephiles the Loyal. Omega, meanwhile, pursued Mephiles. This was especially evident in the Last Story, where Mephiles proceeded to kill Sonic, after Silver evidently stopped trying to kill Sonic. In the intervening years, Dr. Eggman somehow acquired the Scepter of Darkness. Kill 6 Morbid Disciples. Team Dark proceeded to fight the Eggman Empire's army of replicas alongside the Resistance until the source of the replicas, the Phantom Ruby, was neutralized by Sonic, Classic Sonic, and the Avatar. "Mephiles of Darkness") is one of the primary antagonists in Sonic the Hedgehog.He is the malevolent conscience, mind and will of the sun god Solaris.Mephiles was born during the Solaris Project when the experiments on Solaris split him into Mephiles and Iblis.After his birth, Mephiles was sealed inside the Scepter of … Shadow asked Eggman about his past, but Eggman remarked that he had "no past to remember". Dodon Pa explained that he was using the Grand Prix to gather information for his corporation's top secret Ultimate Energy Engine, which Dodon Pa wanted to use for philanthropic purposes. Having a full team now, Team Dark got ready to face Team Babylon in the first round. In the present day, the Scepter was shattered during a struggle between Eggman, Shadow, and Rouge the Bat, and Mephiles was released. Status In the meantime, Shadow was busy fighting Mephiles. Mephiles may also be inspired by the false prophet in the Book of Revelations of the Bible as he works in the shadows and manipulates the characters into doing things that would only further his own goals. When encountering Shadow again, Mephiles attempted to break Shadow's will to fight and join him (much like Black Doom had previously tried) by revealing that in the current future, the world and an unwilling E-123 Omega would turn against Shadow and imprison him in suspended animation (while keeping his hatred for Shadow a secret). Iblis), who had been sealed inside Elise's soul until she cried. Omega thus began waiting for 200 years until he was at the point in time where Shadow was in the future. It's futile. He was previously married to Michal Friedman. Mephiles the Dark (Sonic the Hedgehog) is the malevolent conscience, mind, and will of the sun god Solaris. [2] In that Grand Prix awaited opponents like Team Sonic, Team Rose and Team Vector. Badniks (Game Gear, Sonic Genesis-Style) Dodon Pa explained in return that he wanted the best racers to produce the data he needed (hence Rouge and her friends). After Sonic defeated Metal Sonic in a race though, it was revealed that Eggman never had a prize to give out. Perhaps what is most unsettling about him is that he is completely calm, emotionless, patient, and falsely affable, all of which especially helps out with his manipulative nature. Upon hearing this, Omega suggested eliminating both Eggman and Dodon Pa. A couple of races later, Eggman sent hundreds of Eggpawns after the racers. As they discussed Eggman's current motives based on his troops' movements and the identity of Mephiles, Shadow decided to go after Eggman alone to get some answers, leaving the tracking of Mephiles to Rouge and Omega. This likely means he can change his form at will. After Omega forced Mephiles to retreat, Omega confessed about him being the one imprisoning Shadow in the future. War is Deception Prepare to interrogate Mephiles the Loyal. Though stunned, Mephiles laughs and escapes from Omega before Shadow and Rouge arrive. is a group that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog series. Whether or not he is capable of feeling pain is unknown; although he reacts to taking damage during his boss battles with Shadow, he merely stood and allowed himself to be shot multiple times when confronting Omega at Wave Ocean. Still, there was the matter of finishing the Ultimate Energy Engine, which Rouge knew meant racing some more. Omega, however, soon stormed the base, recklessly destroying Eggman's minions and ignoring Rouge's request to wait for back-up from Shadow. Though Shadow took the upper-hand, Mephiles knocked him into a wall with an energy blast and incapacitated him when he lowered his guard, but Omega intervened and drove Mephiles off. After Team Dark beat the Mephiles clones, the real Mephiles remerged with Iblis and recreated Solaris, who created a massive time-space rift. Finding themselves caught in this distortion with Knuckles, Tails, Amy, Eggman, Silver and Princess Else, Team Dark found Sonic's dead body, the casualty of Mephiles' plan to recreate Solaris. Following Team Sonic's example, Team Dark executed the Slingshot on Shadow, thus allowing him to pass Eggman alongside Sonic. Another possible origin for Mephiles' name may be from Arabic, similar to Iblis. His third and most iconic form was a crystalline, anthropomorphic hedgehog with no mouth, nose or even feet, instead his legs ended in a purplish mist. After the fight, Team Dark arrived in the big city where met Eggman again. Strategy. However, Shadow proved immune to Mephiles' tactics, saying that he would determine his own destiny, leading to a battle between the two of them. During the boss fights, he waits to attack Shadow until his back is turned. Mephiles the Dark 4 Super Shadow 4 Princess Elise 2. After Eggman began gaining the lead, Rouge suggested that their teams put aside their feud in order to deal with Eggman, which Team Sonic accepted. You may have been programmed by humanity, but what you did to Shadow in the future, that was your...Mephiles taunting and mocking Omega then getting attacked further, eventually fading away laughing. 0.9.5 - A.D. 2009-2013 Content © by the site owner, web designed by: zyx. It is possible that Mephiles might have a low tolerance for aggravation, which can be seen when Shadow refused to join with him. Eventually, the time came for Omega to assist Shadow. When the two later fought each other in Wave Ocean, Mephiles mocked and taunted Omega with how he was the one who sealed Shadow in the future. Rouge would then ask Dodon Pa of why he was holding the Grand Prix and why he invited everyone so secretly. The trio then defeated Solaris, and Sonic and Elise ensured that Solaris never came to exist, thereby erasing Team Dark's adventure from history. Sega. Mephiles has three forms. Regardless, Team Dark beat Team Heroes. Eventually, Shadow met Sonic, who wanted to know if he was working with Dr. Eggman. Sonic the Hedgehog. [1]Mephiles the Dark, Sonic the Hedgehog (2006). After overcoming Eggman's robot, Team Dark ventured to Eggman's headquarters among the Egg Fleet where they defeated Eggman and his Egg Emperor. Being composed of living dark power, he is able to absorb anyone's shadow, use darkness create an army of clones and manipulate the area around him, and control dark … Eggman subsequently challenged Team Dark and the others to a race. There, Eggman had them compete in a number of races with Team Eggman and his army of Eggpawns in exchange for Dodon Pa, not knowing Eggman was using them to gather the Ultimate Team Energy needed to finish the Ultimate Energy Engine. After destroying Eggman's base, Team Dark faced the doctor and his Egg Albatross. In the console/PC version of Sonic Generations, Mephiles made a cameo appearance during the ending credits where a screenshot of him from Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) was shown. This is shown when he preyed upon Silver's frustration and desire to save the world, by deceiving him into thinking that Sonic was responsible for the devastation of his future, knowing that killing Sonic would have done the exact opposite of what Silver was trying to achieve. Ignoring him, Rouge and Shadow pressed on. After Sonic was revived as Super Sonic, Sonic shared his power with Shadow and Silver, thus allowing them to attained their Super States. Afterward, they met Team Chaotix, who they engage in battle over an assumption Rouge made about them. Between the races however, E-10000B started to overheat even more. Afterward, Team Dark continued their hunt through a spooky castle and mansion before coming across Eggman again. Despite feeling that another member was unnecessary, Team Dark picked a random E-10000B from the street. With the war over, Team Dark met up with the other members of the Resistance in Resistance HQ, where Knuckles announced the disbandment of the Resistance. Mephiles was accidentally created during the Solaris Project, under the supervision of the Duke of Soleanna. Omega is another adversary to Mephiles after Shadow. As such, the two hedgehogs decided to have a rematch.[3]. Welcome, Omega. Along the way, Rouge also got Dodon Pa to tell about his hidden treasures, which she planned to steal. Sonic the Hedgehog. Pursuing Eggman to Grand Metropolis with renewed resolve, Team Dark crushed the opposition in the city and escaped its Power Plant. When Shadow and Rouge ended up in the future, the two found Omega in Crisis City, who was stuck in standby mode. For the races, Team Dark received the Dark Reaper, the Lip Spyder, and the Cross Dozer to race in. Despite all this, however, he has demonstrated some fortitude, such as when he willingly let Omega beat him into submission and even laughed sadistically when the latter intensified in his attacks after he implied Omega's role in sealing away Shadow in the future. [4] Shadow was unable to find Omega, however, and only barely escaped his subsequent encounter with Infinite. Its three members could do the work of twenty heavily-supported skilled soldiers or more. In one of the Project's experiments, Solaris was split into two separate entities: Iblis, its raw power, and Mephiles, its cunning mind. Afterward, Team Dark split up, with Rouge deciding to go after Knuckles' Master Emerald, and Shadow and Omega staying behind with an inert Metal Sonic. A one-way ticket to oblivion!Mephiles transporting Shadow and Rouge into the future. 27. Dodon PaG.U.N.Team RoseTeam ChaotixTeam SonicTeam Vector Later, during the battle at the Eggman Empire Fortress, Team Dark was reunited when a fully functional Omega joined the Resistance's side in the fight. Why risk your life for those who will persecute you later? As such, she told Sonic and Shadow after their race of what she had learned and that Dodon Pa was not to be trusted. Afterward, Rouge was able to piece together the whole story: Omega was mad at Eggman for decommissioning him and imprisoning him and now wanted to take revenge by destroying all Eggman's machinery, and Shadow had lost all his memories prior to his release from the stasis capsule. Many aspects of Mephiles, most notably his hateful connection to Shadow, his ability to make clones of himself, and his desire to flat out destroy existence in itself, bears several similarities to the Matrix villain. When Shadow (along with Silver after foiling his second attempt on Sonic's life) traveled back into the past at that point, he learned of Mephiles' true origin (while Silver learned that Mephiles lied about Sonic being the Iblis Trigger). Appearances As Neo Metal Sonic transformed into Metal Madness, the real Dr. Eggman saw the teams had collected all the Chaos Emeralds and got the idea of using the Emeralds against Metal Sonic. Later on (The Hidden Leaf Village) It's been 10 years since the banishment of Naruto Uzumaki and things have been shitty in the Leaf Village. He uses the shadows in the first boss fight as shields, and increases the number of them when you get too close. In his crystalline form, it's possible that his quills and ears, and for that matter, the rest of himself, is as pliable as it would be in his Shadow form, as several cutscenes show the quills bending and being influenced by movement, and in one scene, his ear twitches slightly. Equipment and/or weaponry Mephiles never directly spoke to any female characters (Rouge and Blaze) he encountered. However, being that both fights are paired against Shadow and only Shadow, it's also likely that due to Mephiles' hatred towards him, that this was merely a display of hostility. In Sonic Heroes, Rouge broke into Dr. Eggman's headquarters in search of Eggman's secret treasure. In the present, Shadow and Omega reunited with Rouge. Instead of fighting Sonic face-to-face, he appears behind him without Sonic or Elise knowing, and proceeds to impale him from behind.