Father is the character with the greatest amount of changes in terms of increasing his own capacities, due to his numerous transformations. Aliases Misanthropic God-Wannabe, The Philosopher of the EastThe Dwarf in the FlaskThe Good GentlemanBearded Bastard, High intelligenceUnlimited alchemic powerEnergy manipulation and absorptionCancelling Amestrian AlchemyCreating Philosopher's StonesHomunculus strength, speed, agility, reflexes, and durabilityRegenerationTransmutationManipulationPersuasionCharisma(later in the story)Divine power. Knowing that fighting the alchemists would only further weaken his ability to contain "God" within him, Father takes to the surface of Central Command to claim the souls of the nearby Briggs soldiers and replenish his stone, but an attack from Hohenheim makes him lose concentration. Cornello's Red Stone. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009–2012) Episode List. Both Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood and the latter half of the manga of Soul Eater were developed by Studio Bones, inspiring several new characters in the series, one of which being Table of Contents, a mysterious character that has numerous similarities to Father, acting as the leader of a group of characters based on the seven deadly sins, and was created by another character infatuated with the path of knowledge. Security Chief Atlas, Other Immediately after the transmutation of Xerxes, Father was fully identical to the physical form of Hohenheim. The Dwarf in the Flask was unable to perform any alchemy of his own. I only wanted to obtain perfection. He can perform virtually any brand of alchemy and his transmutation power toys with the laws of physics. Finding such a patch of land, he took the small group of people thriving there and taught them alchemy, becoming known as the "Philosopher of the East". Lieutenant General Raven | After he gives himself a Hohenheim-looking container: To become perfectly good by removing all of his seven cardinal sins (partially failed? Edward pleads for him to spare Ling, but Father makes it clear that he does not care for anyone not a part of his plan. He is able to orchestrate the entire story to the last event, by planting his agents where he needs and deceiving unsuspecting parties into doing his bidding; (though he left most of it to his homunculi). Kent Williams He wears casual Xerxes-style clothing and goes shirtless. This process, however, can be countered by a "Reverse Transmutation Circle", which is a concept Scar's brother had figured out by combining Xingese Alkahestry and Alchemy practices. He is also the one who responsible for the fall of Xerxes and Edward and Alphonse's loss of their body parts. Full Name Homunculus Since each of the Homunculi he created were partially made of his soul in an attempt to cleanse himself of his sins, a part of him is still alive due to Pride never being fully destroyed. Did you miss me?! 3. Father's primary power is his seemingly limitless knowledge. FatherThe Philosopher of the EastThe Dwarf in the FlaskThe Good GentlemanBearded Bastard The Hohenheim-like body is in fact an synthetic shell, inside which Father's original form evolved. Ed, however, is saved by Al, who uses May's help to sacrifice himself in exchange for the return of Ed's original right arm. Unlike Lust or Envy, Father has also stated that he feels no such hatred or contempt towards humans. I've been looking for you! Because Gluttony’s mentality is that of a child, he doesn’t really understand what’s right or wrong unless he is told. Creator (This Article needs grammatical corrections farther down into the quotes.) Gold Toothed Doctor | Also, though he considers the Homunculi to be his children, he never expressed grief for any of their demises. Evil-doer Back when he had his original, mortal form in the flask, he had a much more polite, charismatic, yet also somewhat sarcastic personality to him. Rate. Is there any information on what the new series will be about? Horrified at his role as an unwilling partner in this horrific act, Hohenheim parted ways with Homunculus. S1, Ep4. At no point did scar purposefully do evil for the sake of evil. S1, Ep8. During the story, Pride comes across the Elric brothers , Colonel Roy Mustang, his old friend Hohenheim, and more, and he usually knows just what to do. Since he comes from the Truth itself and was created through Alchemy, he knows everything about it and can put into practice Alchemic rituals of which mankind has never heard of. "Father" was created from the essence of the Eye (with some of Hohenheim's blood mixed in), and thus Father's shadowy actual form greatly resembles the Eye. 1484 As a Law of Alchemy, it expresses a scientific rationality—both the beauty of an ordered, knowable universe, and the sorrows of a world where not every- thing is possible. Hohenheim's Master Father remains unseen during the first part of the story. But when Father blocks a kick from Edward with his arm instead of energy, Hohenheim realizes that the Homunculus is at his breaking point and can barely keep God contained within his body. To that end, he befriended Slave 23 out of similar circumstances as slaves to their respective plights, in turn naming the lad Van Hohenheim and educating him to win his freedom as an act of thanks for his hand in creating him. 25 Oct. 2003 A Forger's Love ... Ed takes a closer look at Tucker's chimera experiments and begins to realize that something wrong has been going on. When the youngest Elric angrily reveals these suspicions, only Winry can convince him just how wrong he is about Ed. The Gate that Father appears in front of is completely blank. Mannequin Soldiers | Father used this ability to distract his enemies so he could unleash a devastating attack. Occupation When Father succeeded in opening the Gate, he emerged from the ground in a much larger form of himself. “Fullmetal Alchemist” is a manga written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa that ran in Square Enix’s Monthly Shonen Gangan from August 2001 to June 2010 and last 108 chapters. Indeed, he is able to transform anything to anything else, to heal broken bones and ribs with a touch, to transmute back projectiles, to increase the size of any object thousand-fold, to create matter from nothing and objects out of nowhere. Species He is no less adept in gaining the trust of people he needs, mostly by promises and inspiring declarations, playing on their desires and telling them what they want to hear. He then goes on to ask what was wrong with wanting, wishing and chasing your desires, showing the humanity he tried to purge himself of. In the 2009 anime, before Father gets sucked back to the Gate (while in his fourth appearance), he loses both of his arms (the other arm was lost when he destroyed Greed), unlike in the manga where he only loses one arm and one leg, ironically mirroring what happened to Ed at the beginning of the story. Furthermore, though the flask was the only thing that keeps him alive, Homunculus desired to exist outside it. But when it seems Father has won when he manages to stab Hohenheim, he learns all too late that Hohenheim managed to work with the souls within his Philosopher's Stone, some of which destroy his shell from the inside. Fullmetal Alchemist (Japanese: 鋼の錬金術師, Hepburn: Hagane no Renkinjutsushi, lit. Although this change may have been due to the presence of his Greed within him.Father is also narcis… Another stunning blow from Ed knocks the Homunculus down for the count, but when the god energy makes another attempt to escape, Father sucks it up, rises to his feet and lunges desperately at Greed to take his Philosopher's Stone from Ling's body. Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood: The Symbolic and Ironic Deaths of the Homunculi. 220.127.116.11 03:04, 5 April 2009 (UTC) Considering the gate seems to portray a different alchemic symbol (such as Mustang's transmutation circle) between alchemists, it may also be seen to represent Father's status as a being originating from the gate itself. In the end Father is dragged in front of truth, proclaiming that he did nothing wrong and just wanted to learn the truth and become perfect, and asks how anything about that would be wrong, still blind to his own failures. Father can disrupt this energy flow, which renders alchemy useless all around Amestris for as long as he wants. FMA finished up with 27 manga volumes. Fullmetal Alchemist Hohenheim asserts that Father is only capable of destruction and his evolution has reached a dead end. Father also cares for Hohenheim to a certain extent, as he was very pleased to learn that he was still alive and that the Elric brothers were his children. Having no use for Ling, however, Father orders Gluttony and Envy to kill him. Maes Hughes is a man of average height and build. His immortality, his immense powers and his control over Amestris comforted him in his belief that he was superior to any life form. Origin However, when Father fires another volley, Hohenheim moves quickly to block it with his hands, which burn and crumble as it becomes apparent that he hasn't the energy necessary to compete with Father. Once the transmutation process is completed, in a new youthful body, Father states to the alchemists how he "imprisoned God" within his body and possesses all the knowledge and power of "God". When the Promised Day begins, Edward, Hohenheim, Scar, Lan Fan and the Chimera invaded his lair with plans to kill him for good by destroying his shell. He can manipulate energy and matter to their full extent, turn anything into anything at any scale and create any force at any magnitude. The Stone, now in a liquid state and containing Greed's soul, is then consumed by Father. With no power or souls left to contain "God" or to sustain his physical existence, Father is horrified as "God" emerges from his body and grabs him. 2009 Sorezore no yukusaki. Meanwhile, Father too easily defeats Ling and then takes the liquefied stone, in which Greed is contained, and merges it with Ling, stating that he could have use for another pawn after all. In the manga, Father's eyes in his fourth form are dark purple and, like those of Envy, Lust and Greed, have slit pupils. Chapter 106 also revealed that Father now has the ability to create bodies for the souls inside his Philosopher's stone. Age He is also able to change the atomic structure of matter to the point of turning a stone floor into liquid, among other things. When outside of his human container and revealing his true form, he is often seen with a sadistic and homicidal grin. Back when in the flask, Homunculus was observant, witty and sharp-tongued. He's told Greed that anything he wanted was desired by him first, meaning that Greed's desire for friends was something Father desired but expelled because he thought it was a weakness. Hope you guys enjoy this one. Greed - Weakens Father and is the reason why father was defeated. The life of an insect is so beneath you that it would be a waste of your time to even consider judging it. It's subtitled as "Fullmetal Alchemist: Prince of the Dawn", and it's produced/made by Square Enix. Hope you enjoy it and send it to your fullmetal friends. He is much thinner, showing what looks like a rib cage, a more muscular body, the multitude of eyes and wide grins that were on his previous form are gone, and he now has one large, bulging eye on his forehead. Father is serious, merciless, deeply selfish and extremely overconfident, looking bored nearly all the time. Despite desperate for souls to replenish his. Father, the supreme leader of the Homunculi. Father merely shrugs these attacks off, shielding himself with an impenetrable barrier of alchemical energy, but the soldiers are ordered to stand clear as a deluge of flame washes over their inhuman foe; though Father is unharmed by the attack, Colonel Mustang, Major Armstrong and Lieutenant Hawkeye have appeared on the scene. Father (in Japanese: お父様, Otō-sama), originally known as Homunculus or The Dwarf in the Flask (in Japanese: フラスコの中の小人, Homunkurus or Furasuko no Naka no Kobito), is the main antagonist in the Fullmetal Alchemist manga series and its second anime adaptation Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. Father replies that he can create and proves Hohenheim wrong by resurrecting the Xerxesians with his body. Soon after, Pride arrives with a blinded Colonel Mustang, giving Father his fifth and final human sacrifice. Despite his normally calm, brooding personality, he is shown to be extremely excited when his plans finally come together, showing a wicked, gleefully evil side to his personality, as he was giggling with delight as the nationwide transmutation circle took effect. Now surrounded by Hohenheim, Izumi, Alphonse, and May, Father is asked by Hohenheim the reason why he hates humans by pointing out his origins and the reason that the Homunculi exist is because of Philosopher Stones, which are made from human souls. Though his entire body slowly morphs to carbon via Greed's power, the avaricious Homunculus explains from inside that he has used his armor ability to transform Father's anatomy to one comprised of the weakest, most fragile form of carbon imaginable and his entire being begins to crumble under its own weight. Even under his friendly facade, he voiced his opinion out-loud, rarely showing respect that was not sarcastic and frequently poking fun at Hohenheim and humanity in general, demonstrating that even in this hapless form, he considered himself superior. Father's original personality when he was known as the Dwarf in the Flask is more human-like and beautifully charismatic than when compared to his later self. He was also seen growing to gigantic proportions, but it is possible that this was due to him absorbing the Truth instead of his regular abilities. From there on, Father is mostly seen sitting on his throne, musing over his plan and conversing with the military high command. Shou Tucker (2003 & 2017) | When Father searches for the origin of the voice, encountering the Truth, yet unaware of Truth's identity as it berates Father for trying to take the power of someone greater than him. Reflecting this, Father's appearance deteriorates as the fight goes on: his skin and hair losing their color, pronounced veins appearing across his body, and eventually his face losing almost all human resemblance. As he claps his hands together to compensate for the damage done to his Flame Alchemy gloves, Roy remarks that he hasn't yet gotten the hang of circle-free transmutation and attacks Father with flames again, but Father simply absorbs the flames and reflects them back at Mustang. He was evil, and he knew that he was doing wrong. He has some facial hair on his chin and wears glasses. As the alchemists recoil in horror as the Xerxesians wander about, grateful to have returned to the world of the living, Edward finally makes his way to the surface. Rate. Alkahestry was unaffected by Father's barrier because Alkahestry uses energy from the Earth's chi instead, which allows Scar and Mei Chang to continue using their alchemy even when Father blocks Amestrian Alchemy. What's wrong with seeking perfection? It is also possible that the forced Human Transmutation had made Pride's (and those who were inside him) Philosopher's Stones unstable. He can absorb objects and even people into himself, (which renders him fatter when he absorbs big objects or well-built people.) Ed looks at the scorched body of his father and calls out to him, but as Hohenheim opens his eyes, Father appears behind him and swats him aside. Take me to Hohenheim of light! He has green irises. (Though said advice never really surprise him.). Place of Creation He wasn't able to perform alchemy while inside the flask, but was able to teach it to the people of Xerxes. Simply put, a Homunculus (singular of Homunculi) is an artificially created human being, brought to life by the power of alchemy. The Homunculi personalities vicariously reveal more about Father, since, as he tells Greed himself, they were born out of his own vices, as well as the subconscious emotions that drove them, and everything they feel he has felt himself. Hey, what are you doing? Father's original form, inside the flask. Just managing to keep God within his form, Father searches desperately for a soul to make into a Philosopher's Stone and sees the nearby Edward sprawled on a pile of broken concrete and desperately moves to take Fullmetal's soul to replenish his stone supply. What is Fullmetal Alchemist? In the original manga and the 2009 series Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Shou Tucker is introduced as an alchemist under Roy Mustang's jurisdiction in East City and referred to the Elric brothers due to his expansive work in bio-alchemy. Enraged that his own son would rebel against him to the end, Father destroys Greed's soul. Why should I be punished for that? This is particularly true of Greed, Envy, and Pride. Before meeting the Elric brothers for the first time, Father and Hohenheim's actions are coordinated very specifically to match up in the manga, leaving it ambiguous if he and Hohenheim are indeed the same person. Scar and May are overwhelmed while Envy captures the Elrics. Occupation The main antagonist of the 2003 anime of Fullmetal Alchemist, Dante. GenocideTreasonConspiracyDestructionTortureWarmongeringKidnappingMass human experimentation (including children)Physical and psychological abuseAttempted hegemonyAbuse of power (through Wrath/King Bradley)Filicide. Not only do they meet Rose, who is helping to rebuild the town and feeding the needy, but after Hoenheim says that he doesn't even think that Al views him as his father because he left when Al was so young, Al shows up to help with the rebuild and calls him his dad. It follows the Elric brothers, who are on a journey to find the fabled philosopher's stone in order to make wrong they accomplished in trying to bring their mother back. Father, now in his original form, appears before the Gate and asks God why he was not accepted as its vessel, and gets a reply: "It's because you did not believe in yourself." 8.7 (985) 0. Envy (2003) | From this point, the people formed the powerful military state of Amestris, a puppet government secretly run by Father. 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