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"How surprising. Are you at your wits' end because you are all weaklings? This is truly a country of idiots. All the children that I sired turned out to be nothing but useless."
- Unnamed Elf King to his subject.

Elf King is the current king of the Elf Country.


Nothing is known about the Elf King's appearance except that he has heterochromia.


The Elf King has a haughty and somewhat of an extremely narcissistic personality. He possesses an enormous ego and respects none except for himself. He holds no loyalties to his nation or his people, indulging himself in excess of lust and luxury even in the face of annihilation. His arrogance leads to a severe sense of delusion, having rendered him to become seemingly out of touch with reality. Due to these traits, he has displayed himself to have little to no care for the welfare of the nation and whatever else that might happen to it and his people due to the course of his actions of little concern to him, having instead focused his time impregnating elven women to produce children.

By doing so, his main objective is to create an army of his own bloodline so he might someday rule the world in the near future. However, none of his children inherited even a fraction of his power, causing him to see only disappointment in them. Because of this, he has shown willingness to abandon them and his entire nation. Even with the one child that inherited his power, he views her as little more than his property.


In the past, the Elf King tricked a woman known as the "trump card" of the Theocracy, effectively capturing and taking her prisoner. The Elf King would later chain her up and rape her, and she ended up pregnant with his child. Unfortunately for him, the Black Scripture came to her rescue before she could give birth. This incident precipitated the decades-long war between the Slane Theocracy and the Elf Country.


The Craftsman of Dwarf Arc

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The Elf King is approached by a former mistress about the dire situation their country faces at the hands of the encroaching forces of the Slane Theocracy. Despite her pleas, the Elf King ignores her, refusing to lift a hand to save what he considers a nation of weaklings. After dismissing her from his presence, he muses to himself that the Elf Country is over. Thinking back, he remembers the child sired from a woman in the Theocracy. He decided, once the Theocracy destroys his nation, he will go to its capital and reclaim his child.[1]

Abilities and Powers

The Elf King is the monarch of his nation. Thus, he has full authority over its people and resources. The Elf King has yet to reveal his true strength in battle, but according to his subjects, he is more than capable of dealing with the Holocaust Scripture.


Zesshi Zetsumei

Zesshi is the king's estranged bastard daughter who was conceived by her mother after the Elf King raped her. He holds no emotional attachments towards her, seeing her as an asset or a tool to further his ambition in conquering the New World.

Elf Country

Despite being its Monarch and Ruler, the Elf King bears little to no care, concern or empathy for his nation or his people. As seen where he purposefully sparked the war between the two nations in his endless hedonism and selfishness to satiate his immense lust and desire for strong children by kidnapping and raping the Theocracy's Ace. And later despite having the power to do so, the Elf King has shown to put no actual real effort in assisting his people on the on going war between the Theocracy, a war that he himself started, and has instead focused completely on "training" his existing children by sending them out into battle and see if the experience awakens any of his inherited power in them and has instead focused on making more children for his "great cause."

As seen from his inner thoughts, the Elf King is completely apathetic to the plight of his nation and is already making plans on what to do after the war with the Theocracy, with him fully expecting his kingdom to lose the war.

Slane Theocracy

Originally he and the Slane Theocracy had a cooperative agreement between him and his country that benefited them both. But due to his hedonism, the Elf King himself broke this relationship by kidnapping and raping the Theocracy's strongest God-kin.

Effectively sparking a war of retribution between the two nations that has caused much bloodshed and suffering on both sides, especially to the elves due to them now being enslaved by the Theocracy. The Six Cardinals of the Theocracy themselves regards him with absolute disgust and see him as a "bastard" due to his actions.

However despite his deplorable actions against the Theocracy and the hostile relations between his country and theirs, due to his immense ego, arrogance, delusional self-entitlement/importance and selfishness, the Elf King actually believes that he could just casually go up and ask the Theocracy to "return his property" after the war between the two nations and is completely oblivious to the contempt the Theocracy has for him.


  • He is the fourth character in the Overlord series to possess heterochromic eyes.
  • In the Web Novel, there was an Elf King who is considered to be a member of the Thirteen Heroes two hundred years ago.[2]
  • The elf-king is stated to have different colored eyes like Zesshi, Aura, and Mare. What this may signify is unknown but all of these characters are known for being extremely powerful by New World standards.
  • Ironically enough, despite the intense hatred his daughter Zesshi has for him, his daughter shares the same obsession as him in finding a powerful mate in order to breed with and create powerful children together.


  • (To his former mistress): "Get lost. You are loathsome in my sight. Better yet, train up the children you bore for me".
  • (To himself about humans): "...Should I go all-out on the humans? I can breed with them, after all."
  • (To himself about Zesshi Zetsumei's mother): "Well, she got pregnant in the end."
  • (To Himself): "After this country falls, perhaps I'll go over to the Theocracy in person and take the child back."


  1. Overlord Volume 11 Intermission
  2. Overlord First Half Chapter 36: Investigation Part 1


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