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This is a list of all the characters in the Bayonetta series and their respective roles in each game. The following are listed according to their status and debut in the Bayonetta games.

Main Characters


Description: Bayonetta is the main character/protagonist. She is a stylish and mysterious Umbra Witch who possesses remarkable talent for the bullet arts. After a 500 year slumber in a coffin submerged at the bottom of a lake and awakening without any memories apart from her status as a witch, Bayonetta fights to find the truth about her past. (Bayonetta)
With a new hair style to match a new look, Bayonetta returns to embark on another journey after Jeanne's soul is snatched away to the depths of Inferno. Still harnessing the power of the Left Eye, her abilities are stronger than ever and she must face angels and demons alike if she hopes to rescue her best friend. (Bayonetta 2)

Personality: At the beginning of the game, Bayonetta comes off as callous and nonchalant towards the other characters, though later on she becomes much more caring and concerned for their well-being. She enjoys fighting her angelic foes, using her weapons and sexuality as tools to get the job done. She is calm in the face of danger, but has a playful side that sometimes hints at her sadistic nature. In Bayonetta 2, Bayonetta retains her playful yet brutal nature towards her foes. Even in the face of her fomer demonic allies, she keeps her cool and punishes them relentlessly. More secure in her identity, Bayonetta forms a bond with Loki and eventually comes to care for him as she did her younger self in the first game.

Playable: Yes


  • Sex: Female
  • Born: January 6, 1412; Vigrid
  • Clan: Umbra Witches

Description: Jeanne is Bayonetta's rival and heiress to the Umbran Throne. She and Bayonetta were close friends as children and developed a partial rivalry throughout their training days. It was only after the Witch Hunts and the 500 years since that Jeanne has seemingly changed. She has allied with the Laguna in order to lead Bayonetta to her supposed "fate". (Bayonetta)
Now free from Balder's control, Jeanne fights and lives alongside Bayonetta like they did more than 500 years ago. After a demon summoning gone wrong, her soul is taken to Inferno to fulfil the Witches contract and Bayonetta journeys to rescue her from her infernal prison. (Bayonetta 2)

Personality: Jeanne is rebellious, stubborn, serious and very agressive. When it comes to dealing with her angelic allies, she is very impatient and will not stand for their meddling. When she is dealing with Bayonetta, she's always a step ahead with knowledge and always tests/taunts her. Jeanne is very loyal to her clan despite not following its rules strictly; she's willing to give up her life before letting the Umbran Witches die. In Bayonetta 2, Jeanne's aggressive attitude remains, though a more friendly rivalry side of her relationship with Bayonetta shines through. She is always willing to help her Umbran sister when she requires it.

Playable: Yes


Description: A freelance journalist bent on uncovering the truth behind Bayonetta whom he holds responsible for his father's murder. Following up leads based on his father's investigation of the Umbra Witches and Lumen Sages, Luka follows Bayonetta throughout the game and, to her surprise, is quite resourceful. (Bayonetta)
Now on friendlier terms with Bayonetta after discovering the truth, Luka acts as a source of information for Bayonetta on the history of Noatun and its neighbouring mountain of Fimbulventr. He helps her and Loki out numerous times throughout their journey, always appearing at opportune moments. (Bayonetta 2)

Personality: A self proclaimed ladies' man and skilled escape artist, Luka is very serious when dealing with his journalism and investigations. He has his sillier and clumsy moments and is constantly taken by surprise or off guard when Bayonetta sensually toys with him.
In the second game, Luka remains as serious about his journalism and as clumsy in his heroics as ever, seeming to gained even more of an ego about his efforts given how he is able to find out all his information. He is always willing to do the right thing, even if he stumbles along the way.

Playable: No



  • Sex: Female
  • Born: December 19, 1411; Vigrid
  • Clan: Umbra Witches
  • Family: Balder (father), Rosa (mother)

Description: Cereza is a young girl Bayonetta meets during her journey to Vigrid. She is the supposed key to Bayonetta's past and the witch comes to care for her more than she would let on, especially as her memories seem to hint the little one would have some sort of ties to the witch. She is frequently the target of angels; even upon meeting, Cereza is a mystery to Bayonetta till the very end.

Personality: Cereza gets frightened of many of the things that transpire throughout the course of the game but later begins to grow bolder in an attempt to impress her 'Mummy'. She bonds quickly with Bayonetta and Luka, seeing them both as close friends/guardians.

Playable: Partially

Bayonetta 2


  • Sex: Male
  • Family: Loptr (bad counterpart), Aesir (progenitor)

Description: A mysterious young boy who is travelling to the sacred mountain of Fimbulventr for reasons unknown, Loki strikes a deal with Bayonetta for him to show her the way to the Gates of Hell if she will keep him safe. He has lost his memory, but eventually comes to remember his origins the closer he gets to the mountain. He is hounded by angels and demons alike along the way, both of which are determined to make sure he doesn't reach his destination.

Personality: Loki has a straight forward way of talking and has a bit of a cheeky and joking side to him when he tries to fool Bayonetta. He tries to be independent and claims he doesn't need anyone else's help, but eventually comes to respect Bayonetta when he learns how she once lost her memory like he has.

Playable: Briefly

Bayonetta 3


  • Sex: Female
  • Clan: Umbra Witches
  • Family: Bayonetta β0 (mother), Luka β0 (father)

Description: An Umbra Witch-in-training from another world, Viola arrives in Bayonetta's world to seek her help in fighting against the Homunculi. Despite her inexperience with magic, she is a proficient swordfighter and has the demon, Cheshire, fighting alongside her.

Personality: Viola is hot-tempered and courageous to the point of recklessness, driven to prove herself as an Umbra Witch. Having lost her entire world to the ambitions of Singularity, she is determined to stop him from destroying any further worlds.

Playable: Yes

Supporting Characters


  • Sex: Male

Description: Rodin serves the same role as he did in Bayonetta's initial adventure, acting as a weaponsmith that she uses to forge new items for her battles. He is also the one who tells her about Jeanne's situation and eventually aids Bayonetta when she is Inferno whilst on the way to get his 'next paycheck'. (Bayonetta)
Rodin is the proprietor of the Gates of Hell and is a renowned demon weaponsmith, is responsible for creating Bayonetta's set of pistols, Scarborough Fair. He seems to be from Inferno and tells Bayonetta that he will trade her items from his shop for halos that she collects from the Angels she kills, claiming they are worth a fortune 'downstairs'. (Bayonetta 2)

Personality: Rodin is very nonchalant towards most things. He only seemingly cares about Bayonetta's exploits to make sure that his weapons are functioning as he designed them. He has more light hearted moments such as quoting other games or cracking a joke but is either stoic or nonchalant most of the time
In Bayonetta 2, Rodin keeps his nonchalant attitude towards most things, but admits that he hopes to try and help Bayonetta more than he admitted previously on account of seeing her skills in action. He claims he is jollier than the average demon, but that doesn't stop him maintaining his air of cool in person.


  • Sex: Male
  • Family: Unnamed wife, Ed & Edna (children)

Description: A black market information broker and a frequent patron to the Gates of Hell, Enzo is the source of Bayonetta's information on her journey to Vigrid. Owing to his clumsy nature, he tends to be the butt of some jokes and always seems to get the short end of the stick when it comes to a deal. (Bayonetta)
Initially roped into helping Bayonetta with her Christmas shopping and later to take her to the entrance to Inferno, Enzo has seemingly turned over a new leaf and dedicated himself more towards his family than aspirations of being a mob boss. He gives Bayonetta the information she needs on Fimbulventr and is left to his own devices once they get there. (Bayonetta 2)

Personality: Enzo is generally unconcerned about things/people unless they involve his lust for money and notoriety as a gangster wannabe. He tends to care about only himself and severely dislikes angels, but is extremely cowardly in the prescence of any violence. In the sequel, despite trying to become a family man, Enzo is as foul mouthed and loud as ever, though seems to put his children first in any exploit that he now does. Argumentative about the situations he finds himself in more than the first game, Enzo still can't hope to fight back against any agression that comes his way.



  • Sex: Male
  • Born: October 25, 1379
  • Clan: Lumen Sages
  • Family: Bayonetta/Cereza (daughter), Rosa (wife)

Description: Serving as the main antagonist in Bayonetta, Balder is the CEO of the Ithavoll Group and the father of Cereza/Bayonetta. He was (supposedly) responsible for starting the Witch Hunts and his true identity is only revealed near the end of the game when he explains his plot to reunite the Eyes of the World in order to ressurect Jubileus, the Creator. (Bayonetta)
Having taken the role as Bayonetta's rival, the Masked Lumen is an apparent survivor of the Clan Wars who follows Bayonetta to Noatun. He is attempting to hunt down Loki, who he believes is responsible for the death of his wife. Serious and honourable in his status as a Lumen, he refuses to let Bayonetta stand in his way. (Bayonetta 2)

Personality: Calm and collected when he is sure of his victory, Balder is obsessed to a fanatical point with resurrecting the Creator and to see the Trinity of Realities recreated/reformed. He gives off an air of civility but also has a passive aggressive way of speaking. As the Masked Lumen, he honors his Lumen Sage roots and tries to remain as focused as he can on his objective of revenge. When his true identity is revealed, he is shown to have a caring side towards those he holds close and will stop at nothing to take down the evils that halt his progress.


  • Sex: Male
  • Family: Loki (good counterpart), Aesir (progenitor)

Description: An ancient being who observes Bayonetta's journey from atop Fimbulventr, Loptr has survived since the Witch Hunts 500 years ago. He brings the Masked Lumen to the present to use as his pawn, hoping to hunt down Loki and obtain the mythical Sovereign Power that the boy holds within him.

Personality: Despite his evil intentions, Loptr holds his plan in high regard as necessary in order to become the ruler of the realm of chaos. Calm and collected even when faced with rebellion from Loki, he commands his own set of great powers that he uses to devastating effect when battling Bayonetta.


  • Description: The main enemies in Bayonetta. The soldiers and guardians of Paradiso, known as The Hierarchy of Laguna, are encountered as regular enemies and they are allied with the Lumen Sages. During the Clan Wars, the angels fought on the front lines alongside the Lumen against the Umbra Witches and Infernal Demons. They are divine beings of many shapes/abilities and are seperated into several ranks depending on their power. The most powerful of them all, the Cardinal Virtues, are tasked with helping Balder in his plan to resurrect the heavenly ruler of Paradiso, Jubileus. (Bayonetta)
    With new soldiers and enemy types that seem to follow Loptr's will, the angels serve the same purpose as the previous game. The Cardinal Virtues, despite their apparent destruction, return to serve the Masked Lumen's efforts and can be controlled directly in fights with him to stop Bayonetta in her tracks. (Bayonetta 2)

Infernal Demons

  • Description: Due to the disruption of the universe's balance that was caused by the loss of the Right Eye, Bayonetta encounters demons in the human world who seem to be turning against their Umbran master. In Inferno, she must battle them relentlessly and navigate their hellish home in order to rescue Jeanne from her captor.


  • Description: The leader of the Homunculi and the main antagonist of Bayonetta 3. He seeks to collapse all the realities in the Multiverse into his homeworld, the Alphaverse, which would grant him the power to remake the Trinity of Realities in his image.


  • Description: The main enemies of Bayonetta 3. The Homunculi are manmade bioweapons, created by Singularity to aid him in his plans for multiversal conquest. They spread a substance called Erasure in their wake, which erodes reality and unmakes anything that it touches.

Umbra Witches


  • Sex: Female
  • Born: April 13, 1380
  • Clan: Umbra Witches
  • Family: Bayonetta/Cereza (daughter), Balder (husband)

Description: Balder's lover from before the Clan Wars, Rosa was partially responsible for her clan's downfall after she and Balder conceieved their child, Cereza. Upon being found out, Rosa was imprisoned for the rest of her life from her crimes and was killed during the Witch Hunts.

Personality: Rosa was a very caring mother to Cereza and would often sing to her daughter from her cell. Despite being imprisoned by them, Rosa remained loyal to the Umbra Witches and fought to defend their way of life.

Playable: Yes (Bayonetta 2)

Umbran Elder

  • Sex: Female
  • Clan: Umbra Witches

Description: As leader of the Umbra Witches, the Umbran Elder was the one who punished Balder and Rosa for their crimes and was also the one to observe Jeanne's battle to ascend to the Umbran throne. She was later killed during the Witch Hunts. Personality: The Elder was portrayed as being very serious and strict, especially when it came to Umbran law.


  • Sex: Female
  • Clan: Umbra Witches


A solitary Umbra Witch, living an unimposing life near the edge of Avalon Forest, displaced far from the rest of the clan. Morgana invited Cereza to come live with her and has since made Cereza her pupil.


  • Sex: Female
  • Clan: Umbra Witches

Description: Cleopatra was the Queen of Egypt and a former Umbra Witch leader of the Egyptian sector of the Umbra Witches. She is mentioned within Selene's Light accessory description. During her lifetime, Cleopatra served as both a queen of Egypt and a leader of the Egyptian sector of the Umbra Witches. She would craft Selene's Light in order to help witches who had a hard time grasping the usage of Witch Time.

She is based on the real life Egyptian queen of the same name.


Eva, a truly extraordinary witch, entered into a contract with the legendary dark knight, and then faced the amassed armies of Inferno. These bracelets were made by her hand, and those wearing them are said to become true masters of Witch Time at their very will. Bayonetta - Bracelet of Time's entry
  • Sex: Female
  • Clan: Umbra Witches

Description: Eva is an Umbra Witch mentioned within the Bracelet of Time's entry. During her lifetime, Eva had gone into a contract with the demon known as the "Legendary Dark Knight", and crafted the Bracelets of Time before facing the massed armies within Inferno. Such a feat made her somewhat renowned as she was considered a "true master of Witch Time".

Eva is a nod to the character of the same name originating from the Devil May Cry video game series, in which both the series and Bayonetta share the same original creator.

Lumen Sages

Inferno Slayer

A scythe used by a sage to hunt demons who wandered into human villages. His merciless killing of demon after demon earned him the name Inferno Slayer by the villagers. At first, they praised him, but eventually they grew afraid of his power and expelled him from the village, no longer remembering him as a protector. No one knows what happened to the sage after he was expelled, and the scythe's whereabouts were long since lost to the sands of time. Eventually, Rodin heard rumor that a demon in Inferno possessed it; the weaponsmith claimed the scythe for himself, along with the soul of the demon. The scythe was then given the name of its previous owner, and became an instrument for slaying demons and angels alike. ― Inferno Slayer's entry
  • Sex: Male
  • Clan: Lumen Sages

Description: Inferno Slayer was a renowned Lumen Sage who was notorious for his merciless killing of demons from Inferno. He is mentioned within the entry of the weapon of the same name. During his tenure, the Inferno Slayer would exterminate demons. His mercilessness and efficiency earned him the nickname "Inferno Slayer" by the villagers. Although they praised him at first, they began fearing him and expelled him as their protector. His fate after became unknown to history. By the time the Clan Wars ended, all the Lumen Sages, except Balder, were deemed dead.

Other characters

Antonio Redgrave

  • Sex: Male
  • Family: Luka (son)

Luka's father and a well-known journalist, Antonio became obsessed with a single case for most of his career, on the hunt for information about the Ithavoll Group and its connection to the history of the Umbran Witches and Lumen Sages. He was killed by an unseen force upon finding Bayonetta's coffin at the bottom of a lake, an act that Luka holds Bayonetta responsible for.

Personality: Antonio is held in high regard as a great man by Luka, but his actual personality before finding Bayonetta is unknown.


  • Sex: Male

Description: Eggman the Destroyer was a dangerous criminal both hated and feared by Enzo. During his time alive, Eggman was a feared criminal who came into conflict with Enzo. He was killed by Bayonetta at Enzo's request and his body was buried in a cemetery within a flowerbed in fear he would return from the dead. It is said he was despicable to the point that both Bayonetta and Rodin speculated that Inferno would cast him out and have him return from the dead if his body had not been placed in a flowerbed.

Eggman shares the same name as Doctor Ivo "Eggman" Robotnik, the main antagonist of the Sonic The Hedgehog series. However, Kamiya originally gave the criminal the name "Eggman the Destroyer" out of impulse and did not realize until later that Eggman is also the nickname of the character.[1][2]

Enzo's family

Enzo family

Enzo with his wife and children.

Enzo's family consists of Enzo's unnamed wife, and their children, Ed and Edna. Enzo loves them deeply despite his shady personality, referring to his wife by mi amore and goes to great lengths to get his children presents during Christmas. The children are alluded to in Bayonetta by the license plate names on Enzo's car before officially being confirmed in Bayonetta 2. It is unknown if the family is aware of Enzo's criminal activities, although they are on familiar terms with Rodin.

During the events of Bayonetta 3, Enzo's family seemingly perishes when the Homulculi flood New York and destroy everything in it, causing Enzo to grieve to the point he attempted to go back himself before Rodin talked him out of it. After Singularity and the Homunculi are defeated, Enzo can be heard talking to his wife in the game's ending, indicating that his family was restored with the rest of the world.

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