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|Eyes||White (Red in his final form)|
|Occupation||Sustainer & Ruler of the Universe|
AppearanceEarlier in the story, Chakravartin appears as a spider-like entity made of gold plating and small thin legs. After possessing Mithra, Chakravartin becomes capable of using the full extent of his powers and assumes the shape of an androgynous, multi-armed giant, wielding two large staves. In this form, he is barefoot while wearing long golden robes and emits an eerily powerful golden glow. He possesses a multitude of arms which are a part of the large intricate halo that constantly floats behind his back.
As the God of Mantra, Chakravartin is a calm, all-seeing and wise individual. As the Golden Spider, it showed a knack of teasing Asura, speaking in riddles and questioning him on his motives the reason of his anger. It's also very ruthless, as it didn't hesitate in destroying Olga to protect Mithra and the role she would fulfill in his plans.
Chakravartin likes to place his creations on "trials" to see if they are truly worthy of living, typically without paying attention to any collateral damage. This includes creating and releasing the Gohma on Gaea, which sparked the conflict between the Demigods and the Gohma, and Deus's betrayal to gain enough power to create a new world. Overall, due to its unchecked actions, it's responsible for the misery and despair of both Gaea and Asura. It explains that he put Asura on trial to choose him as the "new god" of Gaea, so that it can move on to other worlds under the false pretense of 'saving' them, implying that he is tired of having to look out for this planet.
When Asura denies and fights the god, it reacts in an extremely calm, yet dissapointed manner, saying that it would have to destroy Gaea and make it anew, implying it did this process in the past. Even during its fight with Asura, it maintains a calm, patronizing manner to the demigod, maintaining complete confidence in its omnipotence. However as Asura continues to withstand its attacks and damage the god, it begins to display visible anger and frustration and its arrogance grows even further, resorting to increasingly more aggressive means to kill Asura. Eventually as it transforms into its final state and both go all out in a fist-fight, it starts to display an increasing degree of disbelief at how much injuries its taking and enters in a state of denial, claming to the end it is the one true god.
The Golden Spider appears when Asura first falls to Naraka, following Deus's atempt to destroy him. There the Spider appears, questioning Asura's motives aswell as the reason for his anger and incites to climb the tower and leave Naraka. He would later repeat this same role every time Asura fell into Naraka.
Eventually, the Spider appears on the Karma Fortress, after Deus and Viltra were destroyed, preventing Olga from killing Mithra and destroying her himself. He then wraps Mithra in a cocoon of golden mantra strings and ends up taking control of her body, with hair color changing from from dark to golden and speaking in a dual voice. After taking control of Mithra, the mysterious reveals its true form and separates itself from Mithra's body to appear as the primordial God, Chakravartin, the source of all Mantra. Chakravartin explains that the events transpiring between the Gohma and the Demigods has all been a part of his plan to find a new heir to inherit Gaea, as he had grown tired of the planet. As he explains his plan, Asura leaps to attack him since Chakravartin is the reason for all the tragedies that have occurred in the world and is the "one [he] should kill". Chakravartin calls this attack another test and battles both Yasha and Asura, defeating them both and forcing them to flee (partly due to Asura wearing himself out attempting to rescue the captive Mithra). Disappointed, Chakravartin declares it will have to remake the world as it has done countless times in the past, and subsequentially plummets the Brahmastra towards Gaea in fiery ruin before taking on a new planet sized form to destroy the planet.
After completing his planet sized transformation, Chakravartin destroyed multiple planets using a beam of concentrated Mantra that he fired towards Earth, but the attack was quickly absorbed by Asura at the last moment. Amused, Chakravartin beckoned Asura to face him while firing multiple projectiles (i.e. suns, planets, comets, etc.) to test his abilities. Upon breaking through the structure and appearing in his pocket dimension, Chakravartin calmly congratulated Asura on exceeding his expectations and declared him the one truly fit as a perfect being to rule Gaea stating the planet must be "ruled by one of its own". As part of Asura's reward, Chakravartin returned Mithra to Asura while stating he was planning on traveling to other worlds in need of his "guidance". As a gesture of good will, Chakravartin stretched out his hand to Asura to have his heir accept his offer only to be struck in the face by the angry demigod who refused to take part in the destructive god's plan.
Enraged at being spurned for his offer, Chakravartin attacks Asura only to be steadily disgruntled at his inability to destroy the demigod and the latter's ability to considerably harm him. Losing his composure, Chakravartin takes Mithra back and viciously attacks the demigod, throwing away his staves and engaging Asura in a fistfight that damages both fighters, but it quickly knocked away by the demigod. No longer tolerant of his foes's insolence and , Chakravartin declares he will erase Asura's very existence and transforms into his most powerful form to deal a grievous amount of damage to Asura As the battle continues, the foe of Asura seems to get weaker, the demigod continues to beat Chakravartin to the point where he finally shatters his composure, all the while proclaiming himself as invincible and the true god. In a final bout, Chakravartin uses whatever strength he had left to battle the demigod only to be shrugged off and outmatched in might, all the while questioning in disbelief how a demigod could become so powerful. In a final attack on the weakened god, Asura delivers a final punch to Chakravartin's face which shattered the tyrannical deity's face and caused him to vanish a whirlwind of energy and screaming anguish. With his death, all traces of Mantra disappeared from the world, ending the threat of Chakravartin forever, but also meaning that without Mantra, it meant Asura ceasing to exist as he fades away into the heavens to his late wife and to later be reincarnated with the other demi-gods.
Powers and Abilities
As the source or the Spinner of Mantra, Chakravartin is likely the most powerful being in the Universe. As the Golden Spider, he was able to knead and manipulate a large amount of mantra strings strong enough to disarm, restrain and constrict Olga to death with apparently no effort at all.
In this form it can manipulate massive amounts of mantra in the shape of lasers, energy balls, waves and can produce extremely powerful barriers that were able to (barely) restrict Asura in his Wrath form from reaching Mithra among other feats. It also possesses extreme durability as it didn't sustain any visible damage given by noteworthy injuries from Destructor Asura's punches and was able to overpower both him and Yasha during their fight (albeit with some effort). This form also displays an extreme level of strength, as shown when Chakravartin was able to shatter 4 of Destructor Asura's arms when enraged, albiet with some effort and damage to its own limbs.
After crashing the Brahmastra onto Gaea, Chakravartin creates a colossal, golden statue version of himself in a meditation position. Its function is near-identical to that of the Karma Fortress, but its size and the power of its blasts, far outclasses that of the Brahmastra. Its blast were capable of destroying multiple planets caught on its path, without losing momentum, and it was capable of using planets and stars (as well as suns) as projectiles as a show in the fight against Asura. The inside of the statue is a pocket dimension, referred to as the Event Horizon. In this space, Chakravartin can manipulate the space-time inside it to create powerful illusions to fool Asura. Even when Asura assumes the form of The Destructor, he still struggles against the Mantra God to maintain an advantage in their fight.However, during his final battle with Asura he assumes a new form. In this form, it is only slightly taller than Asura's, its body is much thinner and much more sinister in appearence. This is Chakravartin's most powerful form in all aspects, as he was able to destroy Asura's arms in his Destroyer form with a single finger, reducing the demigod to his most basic form. In this form, his combat style changes radically. Its mantra energy becomes dark (greyish in color) and it can manipulate this in the form of giant throwing knives, energy waves and colossal energy balls among others. He can also stop time to better focus his target on Asura. In this form its movement becomes akin to that of an ice skater, moving with grace throught the battlefield. It also becomes a fierce hand-to hand combatant, as he was able to go toe-to-toe with Asura in a brutal, prolonged display of martial arts, showing extreme strength, skill, durability and endurance before eventually succumbing to defeat at the demigod's hands.
As the origin of Mantra, should Chakravartin be destroyed, all Mantra, and mantra-related creations (such as the demigod race) will inevitably disappear as seen with Asura's death in the end.
- In Hindu Theology, Chakravartin is a character in India that represents "The Ideal ruler", and not necessarily means the "Ruler of All". Actually, Chakravartin is more likely a human secular ruler rather than a God.
- Chakravartin is quite possibly one of the largest villians in Capcom history. Only Pyron from Darkstalker series, surpasses him in size. Chakravartin may be larger than Viewtiful Joe's Six Machine which was comparable to our solar system in size.
- In his final battle, Chakravartin frequently stops time and throws knives at Asura which launch at high speed when time resumes normally. Similar powers belonged to Dio Brando from JoJo's Bizarre Adventure.
- His the Golden Spider maybe a play on the Buddhist tale " The Spider's Thread" where Buddha meditates in heaven and sees a sinner in Hell who had commited one good deed sparing a spider's life. He, like Chakravartin, intervened with fate and created a spider's thread allowing the sinner to climb to heaven, but the criminal's greed causes him to fall back to the underworld. It also parallels Western ideas of spiders as manipulators who trap others and weave complicated webs.