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Eight-Edge Assassin (八肢刀の暗殺蟲) is a ninja-like insect monster.


Eight-Edge Assassin is a magical being with an insect-like body shape that wears a black spider ninja costume which have eight legs that are like keen blades.


Eighth-Edge Assassin is a magical being that is able to render itself invisible. In addition, it can suspend itself on a ceiling like a bat. Each of its eight legs allows them to stick to the ceiling, attached with a razor. The moment it leaps towards its prey, it could launch eight simultaneous strikes. Its ability are to kill its prey with a single blow to the head.[1]


  • Eight-Edge Assassins are beings summoned from YGGDRASIL gold.
  • One of the Eight-Edge Assassins came to pay its personal respect to Ainz after he saved Carne Village.[2]
  • A group of Eight-Edge Assassins, guarding Ainz Ooal Gown's chamber, played a part in rescuing Ainz from being raped by Albedo.[3]
  • Originally, Eight-Edge Assassins are spawned as part of Nazarick's defenses, but since coming to the New World, it and others have become self-aware.
  • Each one is voiced by Shun'ichi Maki.
  • In the Web Novel, the Eight-Edge Assassins are Cocytus' minions and were sent to tail Narberal Gamma as she was Momon.[4][5]
  • Several Eight-Edge Assassins were stationed in Albedo's office, though the Overseer Guardian finds their presence to be annoying, mostly due to their part in getting between her and Ainz.[6]
  • According to Ainz, the library within Nazarick had no data for the creation of Eight-Edged Assassins.[7]
  • Albedo was still noted to harbor a grudge for the Eight-Edge Assassins due to them stopping her from having her way with Ainz. This in turn causes her to refer to them as "stupid bugs" during her private time alone.


  1. Overlord First Half Chapter 32: Preparations Part 1
  2. Overlord Volume 01 Chapter 4: Conflict
  3. Overlord Volume 08 ide Story 2: A day of Nazarick
  4. Overlord First Half Chapter 25: Orders
  5. Overlord First Half Chapter 48: War Part 8
  6. Overlord Volume 14 Prologue
  7. Overlord Volume 14 Chapter 1: An Unexpected Move


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