Raquel II
Raquel II.jpg
"Raquel" from anime


Raquel[1] (en-us anime Speaker.svg)

Original name

ラケル[2] Rakeru Speaker.svg (ja anime)

Rank No.

Unknown rank of the Current Generation






Unknown type: unknown ability




Something's strange...they want to take us alive...they're plotting something...[3]

Anime voice

Kim Matula (en-us),
Sachi Matsumoto (ja)

First appearance

Scene 41, Anime Scene 15

Etymology[edit | edit source]

This character is named "Raquel" only in the anime voice actor credits of the Japan and US dubs. Nameless in all other anime dubs and all manga editions.

ラケル transliterates from "Raquel," a Spanish and Portuguese form of Rachel.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Physical[edit | edit source]

"Raquel II" wears a hime hairstyle. This Raquel is often confused with the original manga Raquel, who wears a very short, clippered nape hairstyle.

Uniform[edit | edit source]

A moth-shaped buckle holds 2-layer spaulders on the shoulders. The anime buckle is a simple band.[4] Also wears vambraces covering the wrists and mid-calf chausses.[5]

Scene 041b.jpg
Manga version

Datasheet[edit | edit source]

Class[edit | edit source]

Unknown type. Having no Organization datasheet in the "Yoma War Record," her ability and baselines are unknown. Unable to regenerate her wounds, she could be an offensive type.

History[edit | edit source]

Early life unknown.

Hamel[edit | edit source]

In the manga, Raquel II is first seen with the Zakol hunt, which marches past Clare's inn in Hamel.[6] The anime voice actor credits lists Raquel II as the original Raquel, who dies in Witch's Maw.[7]

Anime Raquel in Hamel

Raquel II, who escapes Witch's Maw, reaches Hamel and speaks with Clare before dying. She asks Clare to save her comrades.[8]

Witch's Maw[edit | edit source]

After Clare reverses Jean's awakening, Jean glances at the original Raquel's body and swears to avenge her and Katea's deaths.[9] Jean has yet to be told about the warrior who escaped to Hamel.[10]

References[edit | edit source]

Tankōbon Claymore volumes cited are VIZ Media (en-us) editions, unless otherwise noted. Manga scenes (chapters) not yet translated cite Shueisha tankōbon (ja) editions. Manga scenes not yet published in tankōbon form cite Jump SQ (ja) editions. Fragments of Silver Omnibus (総集編 銀の断章 Gin no Danshou) 1–3, Shueisha, are only available in Japanese. Anime scenes (episodes) cited are FUNimation (en-us) editions, unless otherwise noted.

  1. Claymore Anime Scene 15
  2. Claymore, avex, Anime Scene 15
  3. Claymore 8, Scene 41, p. 66
  4. Claymore, Anime Scene 15
  5. Claypmore 8, Scene 41, p. 62
  6. Claymore 8, Scene 41, p. 50
  7. Claymore, Anime Scene 15
  8. Claymore 8, Scene 41, pp. 62–67; Claymore, Anime Scene 15
  9. Claymore 9, Scene 47, p. 43
  10. Claymore 8, Scene 41, p. 62
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