|Relius Cloverレリウス゠クローバー A|
|Aliases||Puppeteer, The Mad Puppeteer|
|Measurements||Height: 186cm, Weight: 85kg|
|Hair||, Beard, Blond, Slicked Back, Spiky|
|Body||, Adult, Olive, Tall|
|Clothes||, Blindfold, Boots, Cape, Collar, Gloves, Leggings, Mask, Necktie, Vest|
|Personality||, Cold-hearted, Cruel, Curious, Genius, Mysterious, Watashi, Workaholic|
|Role||, Alchemist, Antagonist, Comrade, Engineer, Father, Husband, Inventor, Researcher, Warrior|
|Engages in||, Assault, Betrayal, Duel, Fighting, Genetic Research, Investigation, Kidnapping, Mind Control, Murder, Planning, Sadism, Time Travel, Unarmed Fighting|
|Subject of||, Amnesia, Disappearance, Survival, Time Loop|
|Visual novels||Side character - BlazBlue: Centralfiction|
Side character - BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma
Side character - BlazBlue: Continuum Shift
|Voiced by||Suwabe Jun'ichi (Japanese)|
Travis Willingham (English (Uncredited))
Dislikes: Disorganized bookshelves
Relius is Carl Clover and Ada Clover's father, and Ignis Clover's husband. He is a colonel in the Engineering Department for the Novus Orbis Librarium. He's also one of the antagonists along Hazama, and became a playable character in Continuum Shift Extend.
Relius was originally a researcher who studied the Boundary alongside Shuuichirou Ayatsuki, Celica and Nine's father. They were at a dead end until Terumi showed up, offering them a vast amount of information that allowed their research to progress. During an experiment however, they unknowingly unleashed the Black Beast and Relius was swallowed into the Cauldron. Relius somehow survived, and was sent forward 80 years into the future, to the year 2179. In the process, he lost his memory, but gradually started to regain it over the years, stating that the feeling was as exhilarating as placing books back on shelves (a personal pastime of his). After reuniting with Terumi, he continued working with him in secret, and during the timeskip to the present day meets and marries Ignis, which in turn leads to the birth of Carl and Ada.
Relius is the twisted, evil mirror image of his son Carl. While he is calculating and courteous like his son, he is cold and utterly devoid of empathy. His only true care in the world is his research. Relius is even willing to go so far as to kill gods for the sake of science – a curiosity which Terumi just so happened to pique. Carl, his son, hates him for taking Ada and his mother away. Carl spends a majority of his travels in pursuit of Relius. However, Relius does not even hesitate to attack his own son when confronted by him.