- "To say what its all for--- It is a dream to improve the quality of life level of human society using monsters!"
- — Sophie's dream.
Sophie Noia (ゾフィ・ノイア女史) is a game original character that appeared in Mass for the Dead.
A woman with heterochromia eyes, her left eye is blood red, while her right eye is pink. Sophie is a fair woman with dark purple hair and a scar over her left eye which she covers with a gold-rimmed monocle. She wears a white jacket with a hood, and an open chest top revealing her bosom. At her waist, she is equipped with a belt carrying various items, like test tubes and other instruments.
A confident young woman she appears to be somewhat crazed and perverted. She holds the belief that humanity can advance through the fruits of her research on monsters.
In the empire, there was research on how to make skeletons do manual labor, but Sophie wishes to make an attempt in using other types of monsters. One specific type of monster that is of interest are slimes. According to her humanity has long coexisted with slime-types. She recently became the newly selected High Disciple of Fluder. Though she became a researcher after the subject of her revenge died during the Catastrophe.
Mass for the Dead Arc
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In the game, Sofie relocates to E-Rantel for her research on monsters. There she meets the protagonist and contracts his team to collect samples of the slimes in the city's sewers to discern why the monsters have gone aggressive.
From her analysis she learns that the slimes have traces of alchemical solution, causing them to mutate. The magic caster brought her findings to Lakyus Alvein Dale Aindra, who then called a meeting of the city's representatives and the members of the Tripartite Alliance. Suspicion fell on Hilma Cygnaeus, the executive of the Pharmacist's Guild, for illegally stealing the substance to mutate the slimes. It was later learned that the mutation was an accident caused by the rundown from the artificial herb project, in which the solution was permeated in the soil and washed into the sewers.
Sophie visited the secret laboratory where Nfirea Bareare was trying to cure the contaminated Gazef Stronoff. The magic caster suggested that perhaps they should move their subject to a more open area, however, she was ignored, thus they turned to reviewing their notes on their progress in finding a cure for the Miasma which did not seem to be a poison but rather a "curse" as those afflicted remained Contaminated Beasts even after they are revived from death. Sophie had very little interest in making a cure as her focus was on slimes, but praised her peer for the work he was doing, advising him to take better care of himself before leaving.
Sophie later bumps into Fluder Paradyne outside in the streets of E-Rantel. After they share a few words, she inquires about her senior's secret project and what prompted him to conceive of such an idea given his sole interest in magic. When the wizard states that it a result of the times. After he departs she wonders if that is the case. While she finds her master's work to be amusing she however decides to focus on her own slime project.
Abilities and Powers
The strongest of Fluder Paradyne's disciples, Sophie can use up to the 4th Tier Magic. While casting her magic she also utilizes potions in her attacks.
- Magic Boost (Medium): Increase the magic attack power of allies alone.
- Viscous Species Special Effects: Damage increases for “viscous” seeds that deal magic damage to single enemies.
- XXX Cage: Inflict magical damage from the "Darkness" element on a single enemy, making it paralyzed.
- Darkness UP: Increases the attack power of the "Darkness" element.
Due to her interest in the monster, she appears to have an unhealthy obsession with the Slime.
The two women are colleagues, as Clementine acts as a middle person for her transactions to acquire new samples for Sophia's research. Though Clementine finds her habits to be strange, and the researcher referring her as her senior, embarrassing the saint who sees Sophia as a good person.
Sophie seems to relish teasing Nfirea, especially noting his radically changed personality after Enri Emmot's death. When she comments him on his genius in his work, it is a mixture of praise and criticism. His now stoic and cold disposition interests her, and she openly states that its hard to believe that he is the "cousin" she knew in the past, hinting some sort of familial relationship.
- Sophie is the fourth new character from the game Mass for the Dead. She was added as a limited-time character on October 4, 2019.
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