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Nasuverse character
Rider

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Japanese name: ライダー
Also known as: Rider of the Resistance
Franchise: Fate
Appears in: Fate/Grand Order
Japanese VA: Hōchū Ōtsuka
Character type: Servant (Master: Protagonist)
Servant classes: FGO Rider FGO Archer
Gender: Male
Height: 180cm
Weight: 84kg

Rider of the Resistance (レジスタンスのライダー, Rejisutansu no Raidā?) is a Rider-class Servant able to be summoned by the Protagonist in the Grand Orders of Fate/Grand Order.

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IdentityEdit

Rider's True Name is Christopher Columbus (クリストファー・コロンブス, Kurisutofā Koronbusu?), the first Christian Caucasian to reach the waters of America during the Age of Exploration.[1]

It was around the year of 1480 that he got the idea and belief of a westward maritime course. However, it was difficult to find the funds and patrons for the voyage, and it was only in 1492 that he managed to actually depart. In 1492, Columbus finally crossed the Atlantic Ocean with three flagships; the Santa Maria, La Niña, and La Pinta. On the verge of a rebellion by insecure sailors, they reached the waters of America and discovered the San Salvador Island.[1]

The first thing Columbus, who had finally reached his destination, did wasplundering the valuable things from the native people there and took them as slaves. There's nothing stopping him anymore now that he had discovered a New World. A second voyage also took place soon after, and new islands were found one after another. Of course, the slaughter, rape, and plundering of the natives by the Spaniards led by Columbus didn't stop[1]

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PersonalityEdit

A man at the prime of his life who have experienced sweetness and bitterness. He talks of not giving up things that one considers important, and strikes the shoulders of comrades who have been disheartened to encourage them. From that face, composure has never been lost. That fearless smile has never faded. He knows. That if you continue pressing on, you will certainly reach the destination of your desire.[1]

RoleEdit

Fate/Grand OrderEdit

Agartha: The Mythical Subterranean SocietyEdit

In the Agartha singularity, Columbus acted as the leader of the Resistance.[2][3]

AbilitiesEdit

Rider also qualifies for the Archer class.[4] His weapons are a Sabre, Whip, and Rifle, and his Noble Phantasm is Santa Maria - Drop Anchor.

DevelopmentEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Fate/Grand Order Profile of Christopher Columbus, translated by castor212 at Beast's Lair and roadromancer at Reddit.
  2. Fate/Grand Order - Agartha: The Mythical Subterranean Society, Chapter 4
  3. Fate/Grand Order - Agartha: The Mythical Subterranean Society, Chapter 14
  4. Type Moon Ace volume 11 - Page 85