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"Despite what I may seem like now, I killed many humans in the past. Like ants before the tide."

Mercuphobia to Team Natsu in "The God Dragon’s Melancholy"

Mercuphobia (メルクフォビア Merukufobia), also known as The Water God Dragon (水神竜 Suijinryū), is one of the Five God Dragons that inhabit the continent of Giltena.

Appearance

In human form, Mercuphobia appears as a young man with shoulder-length hair, two long horns, and a facial tattoo over his right eye. He dons a dark coat over a long shirt, accompanied by loose pants tucked into pirate boots. His accessories include a necklace with three circular ornaments and black gloves that only partially cover his palm.[2]

Personality

In the past Mercuphobia used to kill humans and think nothing of them like ants, but over time since meeting Caramille he had a change of heart into which he began to save struggling humans that cross paths with in his territory. This in turn made him kind to those who are able to reason with him.[3]

History

Mercuphobia existed as far back as the Dragon King Festival, having killed numerous humans, some of which included Elefseria’s family. During this time, he rescued Caramille, a human who had been shipwrecked in his sea. From there, Mercuphobia became a peaceful dragon who supported coexistence with humanity,[4] ultimately coming to lead the people of Elmina Town, who worshipped him as a god.[1]

At some point, Mercuphobia encountered the White Wizard, who stole his dragon powers.[1]

Synopsis

100 Years Quest arc

Mercphobia witnesses Team Natsu entering Elmina as Caramille informs him that they are residents of the southern continent.[5]

Magic & Abilities

Water Magic (水系各種魔法 Mizu Kei Kakushu Mahō): Meruphobia can utilize Water Magic to a high degree, such as splitting the ocean, creating a barrier and flight.[6]

Dispel (解除魔法(ディスペル) Disuperu): Mercuphobia is capable of dispelling certain and spells with relative ease such as shown dispelling the Transformation Magic used on Wendy.[7]

Animal Transformation: Mercuphobia is capable of morphing humans into sea creatures, such as fishes, to allow them to adapt to untamed powers. He used this Magic to give the citizens of Elmina the ability to morph into sea creatures to allow them to continue to worship him as residents of Elmina.[8]

Quotes

  • (To Team Natsu) "Despite what I may seem like now, I killed many humans in the past. Like ants before the tide."[9]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest: Chapter 3, Pages 10-12
  2. Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest: Chapter 3, Page 20
  3. Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest Manga: Chapter 8, Pages 5-10
  4. Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest: Chapter 8, Pages 13-15
  5. Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest: Chapter 3, Page 20-21
  6. Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest Manga: Chapter 7, Pages 15-17
  7. Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest Manga: Chapter 8, Pages 10-11
  8. Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest Manga: Chapter 8, Pages 15-18
  9. Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest Manga: Chapter 8, Page 15

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