If you’re familiar with the overall structure of the Black Clover manga and anime, you know by now that the series is filled with various groups and organizations, most of which are in conflict with each other. One of the best-known and most popular groups is the Black Bull squad.
Black Bull is one of the nine squads of the Clover Kingdom’s Magic Knights. The squad is known for its destructive behavior and has been regarded as the worst squad of the organization. The squad has a total of 15 members and in this article, we are going to list all of them for you so you can know who you are dealing with in terms of strengths and powers.
Despite being a mage with very little self-confidence, Gray has actually shown herself to be an extremely capable and highly useful mage on countless occasions, providing great support to her teammates. She is also considered an arcane level magician, with which she could harm or harm even a demon, making her very dangerous and valuable.
Gray is an expert in transformation magic, which she initially uses to take the form of other human beings. She is able to create exact copies of other people and can also completely copy her personality, although it is unknown if this is the work of her magic or simply a great skill for observation and acting.
Gray can stay transformed for long periods, so much so that even the Black Bulls were unaware of her real form, who lived with her in her base. She can also transform objects into seemingly anything she wants, as seen when she transformed a rock into food to encourage Charmy or dozens of rocks into clones of Asta to confuse the enemy.
She later masters advanced magic with which she can transform even other spells to change her properties or close serious wounds quickly. Gray releases a cloud of magic that transmutes any magic into a different element changing its properties. Thanks to this magic, Gray was able to transform Sally’s gel magic into crystal magic, so that it can be destroyed.
14. Finral Roulacase
Finral is a ladies’ man and he is easily distracted by them and he even seduces those he has just met. He can get excited very quickly, often reacting to situations in comical and exaggerated ways. He’s pretty cowardly to begin with, always trying to avoid situations where he might get hurt or killed, but he shows bravery when a woman is involved. When he was younger, Finral was much more serious.
However, after being rejected by his family for not showing the same aptitude for magic as his younger brother, Finral decided to run away from reality and just try to have fun. He is realistic and he accepts the fact that he will never be able to beat his brother, but despite this, he is determined to make the Company of the Black Bull the best company by helping him with his magic.
13. Vanessa Enoteca
Vanessa is a highly skilled witch when she’s not drinking. She was considered very valuable by the Queen of Witches for her then-hidden power to modify destiny. She also proves to be an expert at controlling magic, as shown by even offering to give Noelle some advice at first. She seems to have a great deal of confidence as a witch, as she considers herself to be the greatest genius to ever come out of the Forest of Witches.
She is also considered to be an arcane level mage, the highest rank in existence, having a power that could harm or harm even a demon. Vanessa uses this magic to generate and manipulate threads in various ways. She is capable of creating threads all over the battlefield, some very difficult to see or even invisible, with which she can set traps, capturing the enemy with them.
She is also able to control people with her strings, such as when she was able to maneuver Asta in battles, giving him greater mobility and speed. Her threads also prove to be extremely resistant. Her most powerful spell is the Red Thread of Fate which is in the form of a red cat that often accompanies her by perching on her shoulder.
She with it she is able to nullify any attack while Vanessa possesses magic. Her magic can also be used to repair clothes. During the fight in the underwater temple, Vanessa displayed great agility easily dodging attacks from her enemies as she lured him into a trap set by her strings. She also displays a split second reaction time when she controls Asta with her strings.
She also demonstrates great intelligence behind her seductive personality. She can easily deceive her enemies by pretending to be defeated to make them fall into a trap she planned herself, being also a strategist. She is capable of setting a diverse amount of traps on the ground, as well as being a tactical type. Vanessa has shown great knowledge about magic, she also considers herself to be some kind of genius as she proclaims before entering the Forest of Witches.
12. Gordon Agrippa
Gordon is a very quiet and reserved person, he almost never speaks and is constantly mumbling. He does not like to be exposed to the sun. Gordon was born into the Agrippa Family, a commoner family infamous for their Curse Magic. He grows up alone and unable to make friends due to his magic and appearance. After receiving his grimoire, Gordon abandons his family and joins the company of the Black Bull. Over the years, he comes to consider them friends.
11. Magna Swing
At first he seemed like an arrogant and conceited person, who didn’t want to accept Asta in his team and challenged him in a duel. After Asta beat him, he was very nice and happy with him, and recognized that he is very good, giving him the Black Bull cape. He has also been shown to have a short temper, as when he attacked one of his classmates for taking pudding from him and is easily provoked.
He is very respectful to his captain Yami showing it by bowing his head when the captain returned. He has a strong pride as a member of the Black Bull. Magna is also very brave and determined, constantly taking on opponents stronger than him without ever backing down, stating that a real man fights beyond his limits. He is very brave and when fighting he has an iron will that makes him get up whenever necessary.
Yami admits that he chose him in his squad because he thinks he has more guts than anyone else he’s ever met. He considers his squadmates as brothers and is willing to give his life to save them and no matter what crime he has committed, he will always consider them as part of the team.
10. Henry Legolant
Henry is a compassionate man who is very appreciative of his comrades. He seems to have a deep sense of honor, as when he decides to sacrifice himself to save the lives of his companions during the war against the elves. Apart from that, Henry usually speaks very slowly, getting on Gauche’s nerves.
Henry uses this form of magic to change the location and shape of the rooms in the Black Bulls’ base. Henry passively absorbs mana from others near him. The mana he absorbs becomes part of his own, which he could use to cast his magic spells.
9. Gauche Adlai
Gauche is a serious man, not very sociable, distrustful, unpleasant and even rude to other people. Selfish and individualistic, he cares only for himself and his little sister, Marie, with whom he has an unhealthy obsession. According to Gauche, Marie is an angel whose love and beauty have saved him and he does everything to make her happy.
On the contrary, anyone who harms him deserves death. Although Gauche has no more interests than his sister, he has been developing emotional ties with the rest of his squad, to the point that, when his body is possessed by an elf, Gauche fights with him to prevent him from harming his companions. Gordon, Gray and Henry.
8. Secre Swallowtail
Secre initially considered his magic useless, as it only allowed him to open and close things. But when she meets Lemiel she discovers that she can actually put it to other uses, developing new abilities and becoming a highly skilled and dangerous mage. She was able to seal even a devil with her magic, and she is considered an arcane level mage, so she could defeat or harm a demon.
Secre is able to use this magic in different ways, although at first he considered it useless, he later learned to put it to multiple uses. She is capable of sealing other people, incapacitating them for an immense number of years.
She also develops the ability to seal herself into the form of an anti-bird at will. Secre uses this type of magic to regenerate wounds by sealing the damage on the person. Being an anti-bird, she possesses the ability to detect mana, and instinctively follows those with low amounts of it. Nero seems to have the ability to locate magic stones.
7. Luck Voltia
Luck has an almost sociopathic personality where he can’t seem to show any expression other than joy, a trait that confuses his mother. He also has a great fondness for fighting and defeating his opponents. He can even suggest putting his opponent in a near-death condition without losing their smiles, earning him the nickname Smile Battle Mania.
Luck also has an obsession to win against his opponent without any outside help, stemming from his promise to his late mother. But after joining the Black Bull squad for a while and meeting him with Asta, Luck begins to be able to team up with his squadmates. In addition to getting victories, Luck enjoys the idea of brawling on the spot where he constantly asks his captain or squadmates to have a “death match” with him.
Luck also uses his sensory ability to detect the strongest opponent in tenths of seconds. He can get excited easily, especially when he is witnessing someone who is displaying good strength. This will lead him to start trembling with excitement at the prospect of fighting that person.
However, despite his love of battles and his desire to fight against strong opponents, Luck is still capable of feeling fear as when he witnesses Zenon Zogratis defeating a contingent of Diamond Kingdom soldiers, including two Brilliant Generals, he Alone with ease, Luck admitted for the first time that he would not like to fight the mage from the Kingdom of Pica.
6. Charmy Pappitson
Charmy uses this form of magic to generate and manipulate cotton. She can create floating platforms large enough to take out most of the squad on her. Charmy uses this form of magic to create various cotton entities. Charmy usually uses this magic to create sheep that help her in any situation. Charmy uses this magic to trap her opponents in cotton. She can shrink the cotton packet into a small ball. Charmy has an unusually large pool of mana that fluctuates with her mood.
If she’s having a normal fight, she stays on a regular level; however, when she becomes enraged or in the presence of food, or someone gets in her way, her magic rises greatly and is enough to intimidate the Eye of the Midnight Sun. The nature of her magic has been alluded to be so dark that it is almost demonic. Due to being a hybrid, Charmy naturally possesses mana with an affinity to more than one attribute: cotton and food.
5. Zora Ideale
Zora uses his form of magic to generate and manipulate ash. Zora his other form of magic to set a variety of magical traps. The time it takes to draw the necessary Magic Circles depends on how powerful or complicated a trap is. Zora has shown great speed, dodging a magic bullet at close range from Marx Francois.
Zora has a large amount of magical power, as his trap is capable of playing three powerful spells at once and increasing his power. He can also counter a Magic Knight Captain’s spell. Although he himself has said that he has less power than royalty and nobles, and that he is still a commoner after all.
4. Noelle Silva
Despite being royalty and having great latent power, Noelle grew up with an inferiority complex, feeling useless and frustrated by her inability to control her magic at first, coupled with her family’s disdain. She often missed a basic water attack no matter how much she trained. But later, with the support of the Black Bulls and once she had overcome her inner fears, she was able to control her magic, learning more and more complex spells and becoming a mage of great power even without reaching her full potential.
She easily bested Solid Silva in a duel even though she had awakened only part of her abilities back then. Noelle uses Water agic to generate and manipulate water. She mainly uses this magic to launch water balls at her opponents at first but is later able to perform more complex spells.
Asta is a cheerful and hyperactive young man. He is endowed with unparalleled perseverance and determination, since he was little, he never gives up and is determined to accomplish his goals. It can be noted that his perseverance allowed him to be noticed by Captain Yami and these comrades of the Black Bull. He is also used to being criticized and being the butt of teasing and he knows how to show composure.
However, when his loved ones are attacked, Asta does not hesitate to defend them vehemently. He also has a great sense of justice and he believes that everyone has the right to be protected, which is one of the reasons that led him to want to become Emperor-Mage. This way of thinking does not only apply to his allies, but also to his enemies, like when he asks his comrades to save Mars from the collapse of the dungeon.
2. Nacht Faust
Nacht is a pragmatic and logical person. He knows that Asta has no chance of saving Yami from the Dark Triad alone. He thinks losing a fight is the loser’s fault and views losers as fools. Nacht is not shy about saying whether he likes someone or not. He’s also not afraid to express his dislike of all Magic Knight captains on their faces.
He has very definite ideas about what is good and bad; something is only good if it is good from the start, whereas something bad that becomes good, although a pleasant surprise, is ultimately bad. Nacht believes that doing good does not make up for past wrongs. This belief probably stems from his inability to forgive himself for his actions.
1. Yami Sukehiro
Yami uses Shadow Magic to generate and manipulate darkness. He mainly uses this magic by channeling it into his sword. This magic also has the ability to absorb other forms of magic, such as Light Magic (since it is weak against this magic); As he absorbs it into darkness, it appears to have some demonic origin as it cannot be manipulated by Kotodama Magic.