"All existences besides devils must be destroyed, why can't you understand Devils are! No! We, the Satans, are the ones who have to become the Kings of the World! By using Ophis’s power we will destroy the world, and create a new World of devils!"
― Creuserey Asmodeus (Highschool DxD)

The ability to possess a dark heart. Variation of Strong Heart and Evil Embodiment. Opposite to Pure Heart.

Also Called

  • Black/Blackened/Corrupt/Impure/Tainted Heart
  • Heart of Pure Corruption/Darkness/Evil/Shadow


Users possess a heart devoid of good, light, virtue, etc. 




  • May be incapable of good, even by their own fluition.
  • May possess an unstable existence as "shadow cannot exist without light."
  • May be vulnerable to Purification.

Known Users

See also: Pure Is Not Good.


  • Cell (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Kid Buu (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Zamasu (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Barry Kahn (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Katerea Leviathan (Highschool DxD)
  • Creuserey Asmodeus (Highschool DxD)
  • Shalba Beelzebub (Highschool DxD)
  • Rizevim Livian Lucifer (Highschool DxD)
  • Euclid Lucifuge (Highschool DxD)


  • Rumpelstiltkin (Once Upon a Time)


  • King Sombra (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic)
  • Aku (Samurai Jack)
  • Harm (Young Justice)

Video Games

  • Mira (Dragon Ball)
  • Master Xehanort (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Vanitas (Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep)
  • Lilith (Darksiders 2)
  • Ganondorf (Legend of Zelda)

Web Comics


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