The 54th spirit of the Goetia and a Duke of Hell, taking the form of a soldier with a ducal crown riding, depending on the source, a vulture or gryphon. A teacher of philosophy, and also a master necromancer, able to force the spirits of the dead to answer any question a conjurer might have.
The guardian of the first birdcage in Kagome Tower. He introduces himself as a once famed Great Duke of Thrones, and states he will pluck the Samurai spirits from their bodies and dance eternally since they came to free the prisoner. He crumbles upon defeat.
"One of the 72 demons of the Goetia, he is called the Great Duke of Thrones. He appears clad in blue armor, riding a gryphon, and wearing a crown symbolizing his station. Philosophy and necromancy are his forte, and he can use any corpse as a vengeful spirit. He also leads over 30 armies as a Great Duke of Hell."