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Nodens as it appears in Persona 2.

Nodens (ノーデンス?) is a Persona in the Persona series.


Nodens is a Celtic healing deity, and the son of Belanos, the Sun God, and Anu, his wife. He had a large shrine at Lydney (Lludd's Island) in Gloucestershire, where offerings were made in small bronze models of diseased limbs. He was sometimes identified with the protective Mars or the regenerative Silvanus and his companion and symbol was the dog: a deerhound whose lick could cure the afflicted.

He could have had a following in London, since Lludd's town was supposedly named after him. Nodens is also the name of one the Elder Gods in the Cthulhu Mythos, based on the Celtic mythological figure.


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Persona 2: Eternal PunishmentEdit

Nodens is one of the various Persona of the Rod Arcana, appearing as the Cthulhu Mythos Nodens instead of the classical Celtic figure.

In Tatsuya's Scenario he resides in the Tower of Memory that is part of the Kadath Mandala. He is an avatar of Philemon and speaks of memories: Of how they are valuable to distinguish one's self, how their memories form together to shape Kadath Mandala, how they influence future generations, and even though the root of the world seems to be ruled by fear and anxiety, but the essence of life is joy. Life will not cease to seek its purpose in a universe heading towards chaos. A life of happiness brings balance while prolonging the life of the world, staving off the heat death of the universe. He then gives them the Trapezohedron of Memory.


Persona 2: Eternal PunishmentEdit

I am the great emperor of the dephts, Nodens...
One who fights against chaos... Do not underestimate its powers...
Arcana Type Level SP cost Bonus Returns °
Rod Fire 44 30 TEC +1 Soul Forever
Traits Wise
Cthulhu legends' "Outer Gods". Bears the name "Deep Emperor".
Atk Def Matk Mdef
Strength 37
Vitality 32
Technique 46
Agility 36
Luck 33
155 140 127 131
Sw Sh Sk Th Ak Fi Wt Wi Er Ic Ln Nc Ho Dk Al Nr Mn
Wk Wk Wk Wk Wk St St St St St St St St St St St St
Summon Information
Mutation Potential mutation result for Parvati, Barbatos, Vivian, Aeshma,
Susano-o, Taksaka, Gundari Myouou, and Ankou.
List of Skills
Rank Skill Effect
1 Gryva Inflicts medium Almighty damage to a group of enemies.
2 Omega Cluster Renders enemies Unconscious, starting with the weakest. * [Dark-element]
4 Turbid Mist Renders a group of enemies Poisoned. (24% chance) [Almighty-element]
6 Inferno Inflicts large Fire damage to all enemies.
8 High Pressure Inflicts large Almighty damage to all enemies.
Mutation Mudoonn Renders all enemies Unconscious. (48% chance) [Dark-element]
Unknown Power
Defense Type Reflects or nullifies the incoming attack.

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