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"Hey, Gil! It doesn't matter where they came from... they're on our side, right?! Having even one more of them would be reassuring. Those apprentices that went missing probably ran away because they couldn't stand the harsh training anymore...!"
— Howzer stating his optimistic views on the "New Generation" to Gilthunder in Dark Pulse

Introduction


Howzerハウザー」 is the Great Holy Knight of Liones, a colleague and partner of Gilthunder, and a former subordinate of the former Great Holy Knight, Dreyfus.

AppearanceEdit

Howzer wears a set of Holy Knight armor and has short light-colored curled up hair. In his time at Vaizel during the Fighting Festival, Howzer wears a sleeveless wrestler-type civilian outfit.

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PersonalityEdit

Howzer demonstrates a lot of self confidence and optimism, only considering the benefits of the "New Generation" of Holy Knights despite the mysteries surrounding their origin.[2] In addition, he is quite naive and stupid, dismissing Ban and Meliodas, who had entered the Vaizel fight festival under the names, "Baan" and "Meliodafu", respectively, as the the Deadly Sins, because of their obvious name changes, despite him knowing the physical traits of both.[3]After his battle with Diane, he is hinted to have feelings for her the more he meets her. Despite his usual easy-going personality, Elizabeth has said that Howzer does not stop once he becomes serious in a fight.

Howzer is somewhat of a fight enthusiast, eager to fight in the aforementioned tournament, and to witness the Deadly Sins' battle personally. He has also shown a shy side toward women, and does not like harming them, no matter what their strength.

HistoryEdit

During his childhood, Howzer was the childhood friend of Gilthunder, Griamore, Margaret, Veronica and Elizabeth as they always play together. Howzer was taught how to be a knight by Dreyfus and became a Holy Knight after the Seven Deadly Sins were framed.

Abilities/EquipmentEdit

Howzer, like all Holy Knights, is extremely powerful, being able to easily defeat an army of more than three thousand along with Gilthunder. He also wields a spiraled lance with a small spur on the other end in conjunction with his abilities.[4]

AbilitiesEdit

Main article: Tempest
  • Tempest暴風 (テンペスト)  Bōfū (Tenpesuto)」: Howzer's ability enables him to form and manipulate the air into vortexes of rotating winds.[5]

Power LevelEdit

Total Magic Strength Spirit
1,910  ?  ?  ?



After training in Istar, his power levels are as follows:

Total Magic Strength Spirit
2,350 1,090 700 560



RelationshipsEdit

Holy KnightsEdit

GilthunderEdit

Gilthunder and Howzer are childhood friends with very different personalities but they appear to work very efficiently as a team during battles.

DreyfusEdit

Seven Deadly SinsEdit

DianeEdit

Howzer met Diane at Vaizel during a fight tournament, but did not realize who she is because she shrunk during the event. When they battle, Howzer did not use his full power because he doesn't like to hurt girls and was being modest toward Diane until she showed her true strength and Howzer started to respect her. After Vaizel, Howzer started to grow feelings for the young Giant, but his duty of being a Holy Knight put him in a hard spot. He is moved by a severely injured Diane in the fight with Helbram, and musters up strength to fight for her and protect her rather than fight against her. Gowther assessed that the only reason Howzer was so closely affiliated with the Sins was Diane. Despite Howzer's feelings for her, Diane treats him as a good friend.

KingEdit

Howzer has developed a rivalry with King, as both often compete for Diane's attention. They are seen fighting and quarreling over her in almost all of their interactions.

BattlesEdit

Vaizel Fight Festival arcEdit

Kingdom Infiltration arcEdit

Istar arcEdit

Great Fight Festival arcEdit

TriviaEdit

  • According to the databook(s):
    • Daily Routine: Manipulation of hair
    • Favorite food: Chicken thighs
    • Charm Point: His rockabilly hairstyle
    • He has a complex about his unpopularity with girls
    • Special ability: Eating fast, sleeping fast
    • Hobbies: Drinking after work
    • Weak Point: Can’t deal with women
    • Dream/Hope: Not losing to Gil
    • Regrets: Not having realized that Gilthunder was suffering
    • The most embarrassing thing in his life: His self when he was playing the commander of the kids
    • What he wants the most right now: The best weapon
    • The person he respect the most is Dreyfus
    • A person he doesn't want to make an enemy of is Diane.
  • Veronica points out that Howzer cannot keep secrets.
  • Meliodas points out that Howzer is so skilled at using double entendre consecutively, that he does not notice it himself.
  • Howzer's parents run a blacksmith in the Kingdom of Liones and are doing quite well.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Chapter 232: Q&A Corner
  2. Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Chapter 29, page 13-14.
  3. Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Chapter 31, page 15-16.
  4. Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Chapter 29, page 8.
  5. Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Chapter 37, page 10-16.
  6. Nanatsu no Taizai Manga: Chapter 100, Advice Corner

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