Alternative names:



Ghost, Human, Magician, Warrior, Ageless, Armor, Big Ego, Magical Familiar, Piercings, Royalty, Earrings, Swordsman, Teenager


Gender: Male
Eye colour: Red
Hair colour: Yellow/Blonde
Hair length: To Neck
Height/size: 1.82m
Weight: 63kg
Height: 182 cm
Weight: 68 kg
An arrogant, selfish, and enigmatic Archer-class Servant. He appears familiar with Fuyuki City and claims to have a past relationship with Saber. Typically clad in an ornate golden armor, he possesses an immense number of Noble Phantasms, though none are representative of his true identity.
Gilgamesh was initially summoned by Tokiomi Tōsaka in the 4th Holy Grail War, who used a fossil of the first skin ever shed by a snake as a catalyst. With Tōsaka's death, Gilgamesh participated with Kirei Kotomine to obtain the Holy Grail, intending to cleanse the world of humanity, which he felt had become corrupted and vile, thus not worth of his reign. When Kiritsugu Emiya killed his Master, Gilgamesh remained in the physical world long enough to be drenched by the pollution within the tainted Holy Grail. Contact with this ichor normally corrupts a Servant's ego, but Gilgamesh resisted submission to the evil influence. However, the saturation converted his spiritual body to one of flesh and blood, and Gilgamesh also become more eccentric and excitable.
Noble Phantasms:
Gate of Babylon - A small, plain sword that doubles as spatial key, allowing Gilgamesh to access his vast wealth contained within a vault in the heart of ancient Babylon. Inside this treasury are a myriad of Noble Phantasms collected during the peak of Uruk's civilization. Gilgamesh either throws these weapons or fires them out of his vault like rockets.
In several instances, Gilgamesh has removed and normally wielded weapons. It is the hurling of these weapons that designate his class as an Archer. Several Noble Phantasms are of paramount importance:
Merodach - A relatively unadorned but lustrous Noble Phantasm of immense magical power. Although not famous at all when compared to either of its descendants, the strength of Merodach as a Noble Phantasm exceeds either Gram or Caliburn.
Durendal - This gleaming, holy sword is enchanted by three miracles, allowing its blade to never dull even when its user's Mana has been expended. Old legends call Durendal indestructible.
Enkidu - One of the few relics Gilgamesh actually used during his lifetime, this chain was forged specifically to immobilize gods, albeit significantly less effective against opponents with little or no divinity.
Ea (Enuma Elish) - A black, pillar-shaped sword, etched with fine crimson cuneiform letters. With an energy output that exceeds Excalibur, rotation of Ea's tri-blade segments vacuums and compresses surrounding atmospheric gasses. Upon release, the ensuing cataclysmic blast sunders the foundations of reality, causing a collapse of time and space that disintegrates everything around the area of attack. Ea's material components have no origins in the mortal plane; unlike other weapons, it cannot be replicated through tracing. It is the most powerful Noble Phantasm in Gilgamesh's arsenal.
Vimana - mythical self-moving aerial car (sometimes serving as a seat or throne, sometimes self-moving and carrying its occupant through the air; other descriptions make the Vimana more like a house or palace, and one kind is said to be seven stories high.
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Related anime:

Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel Movie
Fate/stay night TV, 2006
Fate/stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works TV, 2010
Fate/stay night TV Reproduction OVA, 2010
Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works Movie, 2010
Carnival Phantasm: EX Season OVA, 2011
Fate/Zero TV, 2011
Carnival Phantasm OVA, 2011
Fate/Zero Remix TV-Special, 2012
Fate/Zero (2012) TV, 2012
Fate/Zero 2 TV, 2012
Fate/Zero Cafe Movie, 2013
Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works (2014) TV, 2014
Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works - Prologue TV-Special, 2014
Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works (TV) TV, 2014
Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works (2015) TV, 2015

Related manga:

Fate/Stay Night Manga, 2005
Fate/Zero Light Novel, 2006
All Around Type-Moon Manga, 2008
Fate/strange fake Novel, 2009
Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya 2wei! Manga, 2009
Sensha Otoko: A True Tank Story One Shot, 2012
Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya Drei! Manga, 2012

Related games:

Fate Stay Night H-Game, 2004

Voice actors:

Tomokazu Seki, Japanese
Aya Endou, Japanese
Grant George, English
David Vincent, English
René Dawn-Claude, German
Won Il Son, Korean
Franck Adrien, French

Related characters:

Archer, Original Identity