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Martial Lord (武王 Takeō) is a title for the most powerful warrior in the Grand Arena of the Baharuth Empire.


Martial Lord is a title given to the most powerful warrior in the Grand Arena of the Baharuth Empire. Evidently, the title is granted to the next consecutive warrior that defeats the previous mantle holder.


The Invaders of the Large Tomb Arc

Main article: The Invaders of the Large Tomb Arc

The Martial Lord is brought up by the workers gathered at Count Femel's courtyard when comparing various famous warriors from across the continent.[1]

The Ruler of Conspiracy Arc

Main article: The Ruler of Conspiracy Arc

The Giant Lord was challenged by the Sorcerer King Ainz Ooal Gown to a duel in the Grand Arena. Though Ainz had reduced his power, he still managed to defeat the War Troll.[2]

Known Martial Lords

This is a list of the Martial Lords and their nicknames.

  • 1st Generation: The 1st Martial Lord
  • 2nd Generation: The 2nd Martial Lord
  • 3rd Generation: Sword Demon
  • 4th Generation: Weak Lord / Dirty Sword / The Strongest
  • 5th Generation: Four Lightning Whip
  • 6th Generation: White Eyebrows
  • 7th Generation: Corrosive Wolf
  • 8th Generation: Giant Lord[3]


  • The First and Second Generation Martial Lords are dead, while the rest have not yet died in the Arena.
  • There is a Job Class with the same name, which Sebas Tian possesses.[4]


  1. Overlord Volume 07 Chapter 2: Butterfly Entangled in a Spider's Web
  2. Overlord Volume 10 Chapter 3: The Baharuth Empire
  3. Overlord Volume 10 Character Sheet: Go Gin
  4. Overlord Volume 05 Character Sheet: Sebas Tian


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