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Greater Doppelgänger (上位二重の影) is a race of higher-tier shapeshifters from YGGDRASIL.

Appearance

Unlike a basic doppelgänger, a Greater Doppelgänger has four fingers on each hand.

Abilities

Greater Doppelgängers can imitate people of up to level 60 such as the members of Pleiades. However, unlike the NPCs like Pandora's Actor, they can only copy a person's abilities up to 90% of the original’s abilities. Pandora's Actor, on the other hand, is capable of transforming into people from Ainz Ooal Gown up to level 100, but 80% of the power output seems to be his limit.[1]

Reasonably so, the Greater Doppelgängers are powerful variants of doppelgängers with the power to copy the abilities of players and Custom NPCs.

Additionally, the abilities of these shapeshifters can fool the senses of even a level 100 player. There was a spell that could dispel the Greater Doppelgängers’ shapeshifting, using it to keep them from transforming again for a period of time due to its effect.[2]

Known Greater Doppelgängers

Trivia

  • Pandora's Actor is the first Greater Doppelgänger to make an appearance in the Overlord series.
  • There is a group of Greater Doppelgängers working under Jaldabaoth.

References

  1. Overlord Volume 03 Chapter 4: Before the Death Match
  2. Overlord Volume 13 Chapter 5: Ainz Dies
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