[180][181] While still finding his character similar to that in previous games, GamesRadar liked Dante's new appearance, his Cavalier weapon and his cocky attitude. In developing the former, he attempted to make Dante more handsome. Furthermore, we can speculate that Dante is about 28 as of Devil May Cry. They said he was nineteen in 3 and that in 4 Nero is the same age Dante was in 3 and that Dante is twice Nero's age in 4. Despite managing to eliminating the demons, Nero's sword the Red Queen was massively damaged. [57], In the first Devil May Cry game, Dante was voiced by Drew Coombs. Now allied, they become partners in Dante's demon-slaying business, now renamed Devil Never Cry. He is the younger brother of the corrupted Vergil. In the Viewtiful Joe series (also created by Hideki Kamiya), he is playable in the PlayStation 2 version of Viewtiful Joe and the PlayStation Portable version of Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble. Eventually, Langdon decided to do his own rendition of Dante because the staff's suggestions confused him. His inclusion was suggested by the Atlus staff, who thought that he would fit the game's plot and convinced Capcom to include him. However, he said that Dante might have sex appeal which would attract female viewers. [42] The staff were afraid of negative feedback similar to what had happened to Konami's 2001 game Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, which proved highly controversial because of switching protagonists. After its release, however, he said that the fans had come to enjoy the character's new incarnation. [38] Daigo Ikeno was responsible for Dante's appearance in Devil May Cry 2 and 3. Survived being shot point-blank with a gun. [185] PC Gamer enjoyed Dante's hat as it provides entertainment in both cutscenes and gameplay. [220] On the other hand, Angelo M. D'Argenio of Cheat Code Central liked Vergil's story and also found his gameplay superior to Dante's. With Devil May Cry 5, the goal was to imbue curiosity and drive. [110] Dante is replaced by Raidou Kuzunoha the XIV in the Maniax Chronicle edition and by default in the HD Remaster, but is available as paid DLC in the latter version. [40] The designers of Devil May Cry 2 returned to design his new look, which was based on the Japanese band Johnnys. In retrospect, Ikeno was disappointed with the character's inaction in the game. Proceed with caution.Dante is the protagonist of the majority of the Devil May Cry series. Killed several demons unarmed while eating pizza. [22] Bingo Morihashi said that Dante's characterisation was meant as a departure from Kamiya's style, and more of a team effort. [187] Destructoid enjoyed the impact Vergil has on both Dante and Nero. This Dante showed more skin under his jacket which the staff believed would fit his younger persona. [24] This design was meant to fit his young personality as well as contrast Vergil's fully clothed looked. Defeated Mundus who incapacitated the whole planet in his Pocket Dimension. Overpowered both Agni and Rudra, who can cause the entire chamber to shake. [33] The introduction of a new protagonist had been discussed multiple times but was only approved under the condition that Dante also had to be featured in the game. [154], Dante has also been noted to have sex appeal that attracts gamers of the series. Capcom. [107], Dante is also a playable character in several games outside the Devil May Cry series. After multiple encounters, Dante defeats Vergil whose body is destroyed, leaving an amulet necessary to unlock their father's legacy, the sword Sparda (スパーダ, Supāda). Overseeing his characterisation, Morikawa joked that female viewers would only enjoy seeing him fight; he is less adept at daily life, and constantly interested in eating. Although he played the first Devil May Cry game, he was not aware of the title's popularity. Defeats the Sevin Sin sloth in his human form without any kid of amp despite that he has demonic blood. Has literally gone through Hell and back several times. Even though Kyrie fu… Reuben Langdon's voice acting that started in Devil May Cry 3 has also been the subject of praise due to the tone he gives to the character. [169], Dante's younger persona in Devil May Cry 3 and the relationships he goes through in the narrative were also given a major focus by reviewers and found to be superior to Kamiya's original take. [73] This gives him the ability to enter a heightened state known as Devil Trigger. According to Coombs, he was offered a script for the job and was told that Devil May Cry was a "spin-off" of Resident Evil. DEVIL MAY CRY IS BACK, BABY. Barely crushed by the force of a high level demon brute like Beowolf's brute strength. Deathstroke said: For DMC2, they could add a Lilith skin for Lucia and just pass the Vergil skin over to the DMC1 Dante costume. As a "weathered devil hunter", his leather rider's jacket had custom stitching tailored to fit his body, so it is easier to get around in. By stabbing himself in the chest with Rebellion, Dante was able to absorb both it and the Sparda sword into his body, giving him access to the Sin Devil Trigger. 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After losing his mother to demons as a child, Dante grows up to become a demon-hunting mercenary who runs his own devil-hunting business named D… 10:57. He does mature as time goes by, but never really loses his attitude. [219] Dustin Chadwell of Gaming Age said that Vergil's gameplay was superior to Dante's, but was confused about his storyline because his survival was not explained. [117][118] Dante is a playable character in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale in his DmC: Devil May Cry persona. It is revealed that he spent the next month in a coma protected by the sword Sparda. More acrobatic skills were decided by Kamiya in the making of the game including double jumps despite the initial concept of the game as well as flying when Dante used Devil Trigger. Nevertheless, he said that Dante is more mature from a personality standpoint since he still wishes to protect humanity and honour the legacy of his father, Sparda. Ultimate . One of the agents is the armored soldier Nelo Angelo later revealed to be the mindcontrolled Vergil, Dante's brother. Nevertheless, the character's role in facing the world affected the writer. [194] Otaku USA said that in the anime Dante remained faithful to his game version in his actions, most notably the gory (but limited) fighting. ", "Devil May Cry director Hideki Kamiya Interview: Translated from, "PS2 News: CVG goes straight to hell with Devil May Cry director", "No. One is Pandora, a firearm designed by Kobayashi who noted that he wanted to include a "transforming, multi-purpose AWD in Dante's arsenal. Art designer Alessandro Taini drew the character as a child and explained in the reboot's origin story why he has white hair. Although he was also intended for inclusion in SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos, he was removed from the game. "[150] Dante and Trish were included on The Inquirer's list of most memorable video-game love teams, with comments focusing on how they join forces to defeat their enemies. He found Dante appealing in the anime series, based on his personality and actions. [63] Writers on several websites criticised the fan base's negative reaction, saying that they were influenced solely by the character's look; his personality was very close to the original Dante. [207][208] Hideki Kamiya said that it was based on modern, rebellious youth; although he missed the original Dante, he hoped that people would get used to the new version. [11] Kamiya's keywords when describing the character were "composure" and "ambiance". Dante (Japanese: ダンテ), also known under the alias of Tony Redgrave (トニー・レッドグレイブ), is a fictional character in the video game series Devil May Cry, created and published by Capcom. One-shots Bael, a toad-like demon, in one hit with his Rebellion. In both games he talks frequently with Alastor, the embodiment of the identically named sword in Devil May Cry. However, with the reveal of 5, and it begin set after 2, I believe Dante was around 42 in DMC2 and he must be 45 in DMC5. With his massive army capable of wiping out almost any being who dared oppose him, his downfall came at the hands of one of his own kind; the Legendary Dark Knight Sparda rebelled against the demons to prevent mankind from suffering under Mundus’ tyranny. Other gameplay elements were based on the fighting-game series Virtua Fighter and Tekken. To give the character's "stylishness" he dressed him in a long coat to make him "showy" and made him a non-smoker; Kamiya saw that as "more cool". Runs fast enough to catch fire due to air friction. [106] In the downloadable content sequel, Vergil's Downfall, a replica of Dante appears to oppose Vergil in his quest for power and is killed in combat. [201] Both Kotaku and Eurogamer criticised the "weird" appearance of Dante's face in the fighting game Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. He ranked third in website ScrewAttack's list of the "coolest" video game characters in 2007. He is named after Dante Alighieri, writer of the Divine Comedy, an epic poem heavily focused on the afterlife and Hell. [8][9], Kamiya said that he saw Dante as "a character that you would want to go out drinking with", someone who was not a show-off but would "pull some ridiculous, mischievous joke" instead to endear people to him (and make the character familiar to audiences). [153] In another promotion, Sony used Dante's image alongside Morikawa's voice to promote pizza. [148] Dante was voted the 13th-best character of the 2000s by Game Informer. [143] In 2011, readers of Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition voted Dante as the 28th-top video game character of all time. Welcome to the Devil May Cry Community Forum! [89] Dante later befriends Nero in another match, having intended to take back Vergil's restored sword before deciding to let Nero keep it as they now have a common enemy in Sanctus. This is an enthralling game originally released for the PS2, but it is super hard and can be extremely violent at some points. The missions where the player controls Vergil in Devil May Cry 3: Special Edition added "an all-new and unique play style". Although he enjoyed the story and characters, Langdon stated that the initial draft dialogue was "horrible" and had to rewrite some parts. GamesRadar called Dante "Mister 2001" in their article on the sexiest new characters of the decade; compared with Devil May Cry's female characters, he was the "hottest" of all because of his muscular build, his hair, his fighting abilities and his attitude. RT @Ketchups92: @PG_kamiya Did you intend Trish to be Dante's love interest in DMC1? Would have cut Vergil in half if it weren't for his healing factor. Shot a billiards ball with his guns with enough precision to make it bounce off and kill several demons. MonkeyMaster007 12 years ago #1. He can gain more buffs by equipping different Devil Hearts to his Amulet: Only achieved in near-death situations, this form substitutes Dante's Devil Trigger, giving him full invulnerability and the ability to fly. Can break Hell-Gate which is said to be more durable than steel. [167] In a feature article, PSU noted even though Dante's appearance had had multiple designs in different games his appealing personality has remained. [179], Early impressions of Dante's appearance in Devil May Cry 5 trailer were also positive. It was made to be one of the most appealing weapons but at the same time the hardest to master. Nevertheless, he believes this design made Dante look more like Vergil. Dante's characterization as a cocky demon hunter with supernatural abilities has turned him into one of the most iconic protagonists in gaming ever since his introduction. [91] Once Sanctus and the Savior are destroyed after Nero and Kyrie escape, Dante entrusts Nero with Vergil's sword. [32] Several weapons in the series are character-specific. Not all people age the same. Since Trish stated that its been 20 years since Dante lost his mother (Eva) and brother, (Vergil) he would be 8 Years Old at the time. "[166] Empire ranked him 38th on their list of the 50 greatest video-game characters, describing him as "surely one of the coolest" characters in the history of video gaming. Despite killing the demons, Nero couldn't prevent the demons from hurting his childhood friend Kyrie, and his own shoulder. "[163] SNK artist Falcoon called him an anti-hero, comparing him with K' (a character in The King of Fighters series). Manhandled Echidna, who can easily crush steel hallway. [13][14] In development, Dante was originally called Tony Redgrade and did not carry a sword. [103][104] The city is controlled by the demon king, Mundus, who killed Dante's mother Eva (an angel), and imprisoned his father, Sparda, (a demon and Mundus' former lieutenant), as well as attempting to kill their children, who are revealed to be Nephilim, half-angel, half-demon offspring, with the power to destroy Mundus. [21], Itsuno initially found Dante's motivations in early games simple: "Beat this bad guy." 3.Place the following files in "\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Devil May Cry 5". ... Age restricted. Being able to play his story arc was "such a blast that Capcom could probably have released his … [71] The guns are handmade by the gunsmith Nell Goldstein, with "For Tony Redgrave, By .45 Art Warks" written on the slides (Tony Redgrave is Dante's alias). Enter your date of birth. [127][128] A Devil May Cry 4 novel by Bingo Morihashi reprises Dante's role in the game, revealing his interest in Nero after discovering his resemblance to his brother Vergil. [152] In promoting Devil May Cry 5, Capcom produced replicas of the character's jacket as limited editions for Japanese gamers. Langdon worked along with Dan Southworth and Johnny Yong Bosch to improve the English translation of the dialogue which they enjoyed. [83], The third game, Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening, from 2005 is a prequel of the first game and features a cockier, younger Dante. As seen at the beginning of the series, Dante is incredibly flippant, casually mouthing off to even the most powerful of demons, and he generally enjoys showing off and taunting his adversaries as often as he can. Nero remained at odds with Agnus in cutscenes, but Dante mocked Agnus in a musical taunt before the boss fight with him which signified how different the two playable characters were in terms of personality. Nero in DMC4 is as old as Dante was in DMC3, so he's 19. We're a group of fans who are passionate about the Devil May Cry series and video gaming. [99], Dante is a playable character in the mobile phone game Devil May Cry: Pinnacle of Combat. When Dante and Vergil were children, the family was attacked by demons, and Eva was murdered. Tsuchibayashi says other sketches did not provide more difficulties as there was no need to match his personality. This necessitated the maturing of his characterisation. He has killed countless amounts of powerful demons. https://characterprofile.fandom.com/wiki/Dante_(Devil_May_Cry)?oldid=30898, 18 years (Manga) / 19 (DMC 3) / 28 (DMC 1) / 29 (Anime) / Mid's 30 (DMC 2) / ~ 38 (DMC 4) / Mid 40's (DMCV), Caused an island-wide explosion by killing. The other character pages for the Devil May Cry series have them (Vergil and Sparda). Dante joins Vergil's group to oppose Mundus, eventually defeating him and freeing humanity from the demons; however, Vergil's intention to take Mundus' place triggers a fight between the brothers,[105] with Dante being victorious in the end but sparing Vergil's life. Dante uses Rebellion's power to absorb the Sparda into himself, acquiring his new demonic powers alongside a new blade simply named "Dante" (ダンテ). Other user's assets Some assets in this file belong to other authors. [170][171][172] Dante's dynamic with Nero in the following game garnered positive responses as critics found none of them overshadowed the other even if Dante's fans had to wait for the game's second half to control him while enjoying the older characterisation. [168] Because Dante and Vergil are half demon and half human, they were noted to bring in religious overtones, although it was initially subtle. Dante is the main character of the Devil May Cry series, produced and directed by Capcom. Casually shrugs off impalement very often. You will need to seek permission from these authors before you can use their assets; Upload permission You are not allowed to upload this file to other sites under any circumstances; Modification permission You must get permission from me before you are allowed to modify my files … [138] In the musical Devil May Cry: The Live Hacker, he was portrayed by Ryōma Baba. Like his Devil May Cry 4 design, Dante reflects the idea of a man who does not care about others' opinions of his look. KrisKnigge How did you come up with the name Tony Redgrave? Survives being impaled through the chest by three of Mundus' laser beams. [120] Dante also appeared in Capcom's mobile fighting game, Puzzle Fighter,[121] and the card game Teppen. Reached a level of power higher than that of his father, making him the strongest demon in his universe. The Character [edit | edit source]. 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