"Thou, the paladin swordmaster who served the king of the child of man. By the contract of the old blood, become the sword that protects me, and appear before me now! Come forth, holy knight Georgios! Thou shall become the sword to protect me! In the name of Ordesia second crown princess, I command you. Protect Kamito-Kun."
― Fianna Ray Ordesia (Seirei Tsukai Blade Dance)
"Jotaro!! What you have called an "evil spirit" is but a powerful apparition… created by your life energy!!! And since it stands next to you, it is called… a Stand!!"
― Joseph Joestar to his grandson, Jotaro Kujo (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III Stardust Crusaders)

The power to manifest a guardian. Technique of Summoning. Not to be confused Archetype:Guarded Entity.

Also Called

  • Manifested Guardian
  • Stand (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Persona (Persona)


The user can create/summon a guardian that may be a physical or purely spiritual being, with appearances varying greatly from humanoid (with various weaponry and skills) to animal or even mythical beings or even items like weapons, gadgets, vehicles, or just everyday items. The guardian will act to protect the user at all costs and fights on their behalf. The guardian's strength may be driven by the user's force of will or physical movements, or by its own independent will.

The user may be able to summon portions as opposed to the entire entity, such as an arm alone, in order to reduce the energy consumption and space occupation. The guardian may either appear next to the user, allowing the user to stand on top or surround the user as a form of armor, which can also be used to protect others.





  • Damage inflicted on the guardian may be reflected onto the user.
  • Maintaining the guardian may require to feeding it.
  • The guardian may have self-awareness and may lead to turning on their user.
  • If the guardian is connected to the user, then the guardian may depend on their senses. If the user's senses are inhibited, the guardian may be affected as well.
  • Guardian may have limited range they can be from the user.

Known Users

See Also: Guardian Entity and Fighting Spirit


  • Tsukasa (.hack//SIGN )
  • Ajin (Ajin)
  • Beys (Beyblade)
  • Bount (Bleach); via "Dolls"
  • Mayuri Kurotsuchi (Bleach); via Konjiki Ashisogi Jizō
  • Sajin Komamura (Bleach); via Kokujo Tengen Myō'ō
  • Retsu Unohana (Bleach); via Minazuki
  • Yachiru Kusajishi (Bleach); via Sanpo Kenjū
  • Kisuke Urahara (Bleach); via Kannonbiraki Benihime Aratame
  • Kenpachi Kuruyashiki (Bleach); via Gagaku Kairō
  • Hikone Ubuginu (Bleach); via Ikomikidomoe
  • Yoshino Himekawa (Date A Live); via Zadkiel
  • Shadow Wielders (Blue Dragon)
  • Kyouka Izumi (Bungou Stray Dogs)
  • Kouyou Ozaki (Bungou Stray Dogs)
  • Mori Ougai (Bungou Stray Dogs)
  • Rui Hachiōji (Code:Breaker)
  • Saechika (Code:Breaker)
  • Fused Zamasu (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Tobio Ikuse (Highschool DxD)
  • Minagawa Natsume (Highschool DxD)
  • Kouki Samejima (Highschool DxD)
  • Nanadaru Shigune (Highschool DxD)
  • Netero (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Stand users (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Guardian ÄRM users (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • The Flat Sisters (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • King (Nanatsu no Taizai); via Chastiefol Form Two
  • Gloxinia (Nanatsu no Taizai); via Basquias Form Two
  • Susanoo users (Naruto)
  • Gekko Moriah (One Piece)
  • Charlotte Daifuku (One Piece); via Hoya Hoya no Mi
  • Charlotte Linlin (One Piece); via Zeus, Prometheus, & Napoleon
  • Fianna Ray Ordesia (Seirei Tsukai Blade Dance)
  • Appetite Demons (Toriko)
  • Workshop Witches (Witch Craft Works)
  • Tower Witches (Witch Craft Works)
  • Magialca Zen Vanfrick (Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle)
  • Aldoron (Fairy Tail: The 100 Years Quest); God Seed



  • Anton Shudder (Skulduggery Pleasant)
  • Temper Fray (Skulduggery Pleasant)
  • Gist users (Skulduggery Pleasant)
  • Patronus Charm casters (Harry Potter)


Video Games

Known Objects

  • Peacock Miraculous (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir)
  • Jormungandr (Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle)



Video Games


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