Petelgeuse Romanee-Conti
Series Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
Age 402
Sex Male
Height 1.80 m (5'11")
Weight 50 kg
Alignment Chaotic Evil
Petelgeuse Romanee-Conti is the main antagonist of the third arc of the Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu series of light novels, anime and manga.


A mysterious Spirit that used to live as a regular man, until he accidentally killed his close friend Fortuna. Although the details are mostly unkown, after that, he joined the Witch's Cult, and his power soon made him rise through the ranks to become the Sin Archbishop of Sloth.

Powers & Abilities

  • Authority of Sloth: As one of the Sin Archbishops, Petelgeuse has special abilities related to the Sin he represents.
    • Unseen Hands: Invisible hands that Petelgeuse can summon at any time. Normally, he can summon about a dozen hands, but they can be combined to make bigger and stronger hands. He can use them to travel at higher speeds while floating.
    • Sloth: Petelgeuse can control the minds of slothful individuals who can't use Spirit Magic. He can cause hallucinations, blindness, agonizing pain, and other harmful effects.
  • Earth Magic: Petelgeuse has shown the ability to manipulate the ground to create defensive structures.
  • Possession: Being a spirit, Petelgeuse has the ability to forcibly take over other people's bodies, which he dubs "Fingers". In order to take over someone's body, that person needs to have an affinity with Spirits. Petelgeuse can do this even after his regular body has been destroyed.


  • The Gospel: A book that every member of the Witch's Cult owns. It grants the user a chance to see the future through vague details. Only the original owner can read it.



  • Crushed all of Rem's bones.
  • His unseen hands can casually tear through trees.
  • His self destruct moves can destroy buildings.
  • Capable of breaking through Emilia's ice spells.
  • Manipulated a large stone structure.
  • While agonizing, was still able to casually wreck part of a cliff.


  • Can catch up to a carriage that's fast enough to run through a collapsing bridge without falling.


  • Survived Julius' Al Clauseria.
  • Survived being impaled through the heart and crushed by boulders.


  • Took over Subaru's body multiple times.
  • Alongside his underlings, ravaged a village and assaulted Roswaal's domain.
  • Lived for over 400 years thanks to his ability to transfer his soul into other bodies.


  • Completely insane.
  • Would lose his will to fight if the Witch disapproved of him.
  • His illusions don't work on people that can use Spirit Magic.
  • Other servants of the Witch can see his Unseen Hands.

Fun Facts

  • His name was intentionally misspelled by the novel's author as Petelgeuse instead of Betelgeuse for reasons that have yet to be revealed.

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