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The War Hammer Gideon戦鎚ギデオン Sentsui Gideon」 is Diane's sacred treasure, and after her having lost it[2], was one of the two rewards for winning the Vaizel Fight Festival.[1]

Appearance

Gideon is a gigantic war hammer designed for a giant. It is as tall as Diane, its head being double-sided with one side being a typical hammer and the other being a warpick. Gideon also includes a pommel on its other end.

Background

After the Seven Deadly Sins' disintegration 10 years ago, Diane lost Gideon for a yet unknown reason[2]; it was later found in a valley, and then subsequently became one of the rewards for winning the Vaizel Fight Festival.[1] During the Holy Knights' attack on the Deadly Sins, a shrunken Diane was attacked by Marmas. After returning to her normal size, the giant, angered by the proceedings, especially Helbram's wounding Meliodas, proceeded to retaliate in full force, showing the immense power of Diane brought out by Gideon which forced Helbram, and his subordinates, to retreat. It caused the total destruction of Vaizel in the aftermath.

Abilities

Gideon, like the other sacred treasures, fully draws out Diane's powers. With it, Diane's ability to manipulate the earth is multiplied manifold. In her first use of it, Diane proceed to obliterate the surrounding ground, and send a mountain-sized boulder high in the air.[3]

  • Lightning Rod避雷針 Hiraishin」: This ability allows Gideon to absorb magical attacks it receives and redirect them into the earth, canceling them as a result. However, the redirected magic cause a serious damage to the earth and the creatures that lives on it.[4]

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Trivia

  • Gideon or Gedeon, which means "Destroyer," "Mighty warrior," or "Feller (of trees)" was, according to the Tanakh, a judge of the Hebrews.
  • It is the second sacred treasure to be revealed in the series.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Chapter 30, page 15.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Chapter 26, page 20.
  3. Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Chapter 49, page 11-19.
  4. Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Chapter 280, page 7-8.