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Bucephalus (ブケファラス, Bukefarasu?) is the legendary charger of Alexander the Great.

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Bucephalus is Alexander's favorite mount, a legendary famous horse, but also a dreadful man-eating horse. A violent horse that none can handle other than Alexander, it is said that he who could handle this horse would be able to obtain the world itself.[1]

AppearanceEdit

Bucephalus is described as a "sleek and powerful black steed who would be just as impressive as any one of Alexander's soldiers if it were a human."[2]

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RoleEdit

Fate/ZeroEdit

After the destruction of Rider's chariot, he uses Bucephalus for transportation. He and Waver Velvet ride it when the confront Archer. Bucephalus is also present in Rider's Ionio Hetairoi.

Fate/Grand OrderEdit

Septem: The Eternal Madness EmpireEdit

Bucephalus appears alongside Alexander.

AbilitiesEdit

Bucephalus is a Heroic Spirit able to be summoned within Alexander's Ionioi Hetairoi. It is also a Noble Phantasm when summoned as the mount of the child Alexander.

In the Fate/Zero anime adaptation, Bucephalus is shown to possess the ability to ride atop lightning similarly to the Divine Bulls of Gordius Wheel.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Fate/Grand Order material I: section on Alexander's Bucephalus Noble Phantasm, translated by castor212 at Beast's Lair.
  2. Fate/Zero