God / Healer / Physical
8 ★
MP 5000 Cost 50
 *1 Experience gain bonus from same element
 *2 Weighted Stat: HP / 10 + ATK / 5 + RCV / 3
Change all orbs to Heart orbs. 100% damage reduction for 2 turns.
CD: 23 Turns ( 16 Turns at Lv.8 )
This card cannot be used as assist.
Light attribute cards HP x2, ATK x1.5, RCV x2.
Skill Up Cards
Applicable Killer Latents
Awoken Skills
Ultimate Evolution
Reverse Ultimate Evolution by using
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Archangel Series
Drop Locations for #2501
This card can be obtained by:
- Evolution from Savior Archangel, Raphael
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By Mr Wiggles 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Architect of the Death Star Waffle, Rowphael
foskia 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
"Rowphael" lol

that 100% damage reduction for 2 turns with his active is very nice too
Rizz@PG in reply to foskia 1 year ago ( 9.5.1 ) 
One of my favorite monster descriptions in all of PADX.
Thank you fotr that xD
By FlyingKing 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
'And there I approached the radiant being, eyes aflame and clothed in light, and asked unto him, "What test must I pass to enter thy pearly gates, and into the heavenly domain?".

And the angel spaketh unto me with a voice like thunder,


And I didst respond, "YEAH I LIKE WAFFLES!"'

~The Book of Monsters, Chapter of Angels, verse 2501
Andronik 2 years ago ( 8.6.2 ) 
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By Bleye 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
"They told me I was useless....

...I told them that they were denied from heaven."
Nen 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
He's never been useless for those who actually knew how to use him :l
Sena 2 years ago ( 8.6.2 ) 
He was useless but then they added the 100% damage reduction and an awoken ultimate evo so now he's op. I use him when bosses are at 20% or less life so that they don't kill me when I bring them down to too low life.
By Wonka 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Archangel of the Rubiks Cube, Raphael
By EthorX 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
He wanted a challenge so he added a row and column to his Rubik's was too hard so he painted all the stickers yellow and called it a win.
By greml1n 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Y'all gonna make me use Wukong...
Up in here, up in here...
stunt 2 years ago ( 8.6.2 ) 
Lol nice one
By Eric 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
9 awakenings
5 light rows

awakening score

Tommy in reply to Tekkactus 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
yes because all we need is more broken cards
Daniel9dsi in reply to Tommy 2 years ago ( 8.6.2 ) 
cough cough sarcasm cough cough
BetterYama 2 years ago ( 8.6.2 ) 
9 awakenings
9 light rows
9.0 bretty guud
Tekkactus 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
Needs 2-3 more TPAs.
By Shadow 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
MAYBE I'm showing my age a little bit but this dude is playing Tetrisphere!!! Which is awesome.
DevilDog 2 years ago ( 8.7.0 ) 
I can take him
By Daniel9dsi 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
That moment when one of your friends doesn't look stupid for hypermaxing and latenting a Raphael
By Bryggyth 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Not only does he have 5 rows, but his active skill can literally be a life saver. It can alternatively double as a way to change the whole board to light when paired with Valk.

If you use that and go for the OHKO on a boss, but leave the boss with a small amount of HP, you also won't have to worry about being one-shot because of the boss' super final attack or something!
€ rial 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
The 2 turn invincibility is the real hype, full board of enhanced light seems decent as a secondary nuke if paired with Valkyrie or Apollo, but prob won't be as effective as matching multiple rows and combos.
-Striku- 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Use him when facing Kali at Ultimate Arena. You have 2 free turns of dealing heavy damage without having to worry about Kali's super attacks.

The One True Guardian Angel.
By Etherious 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
All the light row units have come to America.
Check this out.


17 ROWS. enough said. 5 skill bind resists. 10 skill boosts. Plenty of orb changers. A full board changer. An enhancer. A buffer. This team has everything. Not to mention defense. Thank you gungho. Now... To roll all the units I don't have. Wukong down. 4 to go...
mic 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
I don't have Thor, but plan to sub Saria or Da Qiao instead. So much work to do before I can run the team, tho. I need a crap ton of skill ups. Need shynpys....
Hero 2 years ago ( 8.6.2 ) 
Thank you. I will now be making this team. Was using Thor/Saria lead but with the new Wukong coming, this just sounds way sicker.
Lark 2 years ago ( 8.7.0 ) 
correct me if I'm wrong god sir, but if all skills go off like that (raphael, apollo, thor, venus, wukong) does that end up in a 322x multiplier? or is my math off?
MAC 2 years ago ( 8.6.2 ) 
I'm missing W/G Athena for completing that team, unless the G/W Athena would work in it's place.
By Jswags87 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
I would hate to get kicked in my behind while someone was wearing those shoes... I'm meAn daaaang!!!
By Snocean 2 years ago ( 9.0.3 ) 
Him and Valkyrie Rose are a graceful pair for a full board nuke, I wouldnt have him as the leader , the Valkyrie yes. lol
By Cchu 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Wukong get a buddy
By aFireBlaze 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Alright seriously? This guy needs a far better rating than 8.0. Incredible active skill, awakenings are WAY top notch and light teams are always incredible. His leader skill isn't all the best though and I can understand for THAT specific part but look at those awakenings, active skill and team synergy: it deserves a WAY higher rating for skill bind resist and everything, and 5 row enhances are NOTHING to sneeze on for one monster. Invincibility while healing? That's freaking over the top, and light row teams such as Wukong and healer teams are going to be drooling for this man whether it comes to healing or for the bursts.

Don't sleep on him people.
Last edited by aFireBlaze 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 )
Taupe1030 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Everyone lost their mind when he was first reveal, everyone was talking about how op the awoken and active skills are...

And then, 8.0
By nturtle 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
The waffle master
By ¤Chronos¤ 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
The king of light rows.
By Zero 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Dang, this guy went from worst to first.
By FlyingKing 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
What's that you're looking over, Raphael?

By urtoast(F) 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
Ultimate Rubik's master!
By Legend7Nat 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
Rejoice my Wukong for your hour of being dusty has passed away
By ¡Crusty¿ 2 years ago ( 8.7.0 ) 
I honestly just used him as a lead and a friend lead to obtain my first ever L.Valk... I've been playing for 3 years.
By gearshiv 2 years ago ( 9.0.3 ) 
And on the 3rd day he created Cybertron! From rubix cubes he got board with the day befor
By Illucio 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Full Heart Orbs AND 100% damage reduction for 2 turns?

He's so useful now. He's now the best healer/defense card in the game. Let alone has 5 light rows.

This opens up so many possibilities, and he can literally fit in any pure Light Team now. Put him on a Awoken Amaterasu team and you can literally always maintain that 100% HP even with first strike. Heart break and burst if you need to, and so on.

Pure Light and Healers have a place in late game now.
Daniel9dsi 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
I wouldn't say you'd be able to retain 100% all the time. His skill is still on a relatively high cooldown and assuming the enemy does damage every turn, all it takes is one hit for you to never be able to activate the 16x unless you use healing actives or kill the monster.
Last edited by Daniel9dsi 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 )
CoffeeHo in reply to Daniel9dsi 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
Do you think they will give Raphael a skill up now?
By Silver 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
He was converted to 5000 mp a few weeks ago…
and now i regret that decision
Last edited by Silver 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 )
Daniel9dsi 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
NEVER sell REM gods unless you have dupes, and even then it depends. When will people learn...
CoffeeHo in reply to Silver 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
You said that you regretted your decision. So, why are you acting as if you don't regret it after a comment? If you had more than one Raphael, why not say that you do? If he had consoled you instead, you could have responded the same way: did I I say I only had one? That type of response doesn't even sound like you. But, hey, 5000 mp is a good chunk of points!

It's been announced for a while now that Raphael was going to get some ult evo love. They dragged their heals about the change, but it was always going to happen.
Daniel9dsi in reply to Silver 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Well yes I assumed you had only one based on the fact that you said you regreted selling him, and i don't know why you would ever want multiple Raphaels on one team...
Silver in reply to Daniel9dsi 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
personally, i wanted to try out double wukong with 2 raphs, 1 tamapurin, and one apollo
or maybe awoken thor for tamapurin
I only wanted to see what kind of damage output
yes 2 of him isn't necessary on a normal team but it was a way for me to enjoy this guy
Ebon in reply to Silver 3 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
Nod. I try to keep 2; one Evo and one UltEvo. Just in case the UEvo won't fit point-wise on a team but I still want the active.
Silver in reply to Daniel9dsi 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Did I ever say I only had one of him?
But hey thanks for your wise opinion it was really helpful
By Kirito 2 years ago ( 8.6.2 ) 
I want this card so so so bad. Perfect sub for my Awoken Amaterasu. This card is incredible. A physical healer with that AS. I'd hypermax him in a heartbeat (I love dumb puns).
By Kingus 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Chinny 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
It'll change by the time we get him here
By Valdreg 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
I can't wait for this beauty to show up in the US. :D So glad I kept him and his brother Michael! (they need to get here now...I have both of their evo materials ready for them...T-T)
By € rial 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Sandalphon/Awoken Venus/LValk/DQ/this comeback kid/LMeta or Awoken Ama

Yeah it looks ghetto with Sandalphon as lead but with 11 rows and that 2x ATK active I think it can work. Thoughts?
Daniel9dsi 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Look like a pretty decent team if you can manage to skill up Sandalphon. Venus might be better as a lead in some cases.
By Mrdisc 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Pulled a second raph during directors choice, almost sold it..... And then this. Sooo glad I kept him :-) question now is which archangel will get an upgrade next. Luci?? I'm fine with either one.
By SuchSelfie 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
screw the awokens. 100% damage reduction for 2 turns.??? HOLY SHET!!!!!! WOW!!!!!!
By zumzizeroo 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
I'm so glad he kept his fire sub attribute so he can keep covering red on my dq light row team
By DLish 3 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
Bottom left. He hit his own wing with a flaming hot cube and set his feathers on fire.
Sheep 3 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
He's a robot angel. Can he even catch fire?
By Jinta 3 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
Is this one in the u.s yet??
By Sheep 3 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
Was expecting a different English title (the Japanese version means something along the lines of Wisdom-Creating Archangel and he *is* the archangel of knowledge), but... I approve.
By Petrous 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
Why is the LS rated so low? This is a team that could potentially reach 80k+ health and massive recovery. The attack multiplier is now 1.5, so pair with another raph and get 2.25x attack damage. Combined with the healing and health, Raphael serves and an extremely good leader...
Last edited by Petrous 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 )
Windurst 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
People don't want to take 40+ mins for legend or higher. I already use Noah teams as a gimmick and hit over 140k hp, it just takes forever do to anything.
By Jkklm 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
Is the second ultimate evo in the us? Will it be?
By manesero 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
Having never pulled a viable shield until 2 years ago, I'm glad I finally never threw him away after 2 years.

This 2 turn dmg void is excellent - too bad I don't have very many Py's
By Cenedar 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
Just evolved this beauty. That damage void is a HUGE boon, as will his row awakenings once we start getting Tamas again...
Curtis 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
I just hope we see the Extreme King Metal Dragon dungeon a bit more often. I have two of the Archangels that I'd love to evolve.
manesero 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
I find that even being max skilled, he's not viable for most of the rush dungeons when you need a shield on the 3/4 floor. It's a shame though, because it's really a nice active.
Orange 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
Yeah pretty much makes Ganesha look like a pile of crap. One turn quicker max and one turn slower min cooldown for a skill that is unequivocally better than Ganesha's (oh and a theoretically existent skill up material) for a monster with a much better stat distribution.

Honestly, I'd drop Ganesha (and his prongs) from my team in a heartbeat for this cat.
DKnight in reply to Curtis 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
We have the Enhance PEM carnival + the 6K a day PAL points in the mail for this week. If you can't roll an Extreme King during this event, then I don't what to say but your luck would have to suck.
By moocow 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
Metal Majin Buu, I mean Extreme King Metal Dragon has a cold?!
These chicken bouillon cubes will give this soup the most intense flavor ever. Open wide, and KamehameHA!
By Sina 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
He was my starter and not very good because I had a nice mei mei team going but once i get a good lead and other subs im definatly making him his own team. So far im at his first ult evo! 1 more to go! I think valkryie would be a good lead for this team right?
By Chinny 2 years ago ( 8.6.2 ) 
so, just for fun:


An incredibly impractical team that can has the interesting mechanic of being able to null damage for 8 straight turns with a 4 turn reset. (though 4 of the 8 turns of damage void will be near-useless)
Paul 2 years ago ( 8.6.2 ) 
Or you run all Raphs/farmable skill ups. Same concept. Lose the 25x ATK but you get 12 untouchable turns with the same 4 turn wait.

Also I think this proves why the CD will never decrease. If it made it all the way down to 12, Raph would break the game. You would never take damage.
epharian in reply to Paul 2 years ago ( 8.6.2 ) 
He's not unbindable, so....binds would screw you twelve different ways.
XXv9 in reply to epharian 2 years ago ( 8.6.2 ) 
Not necessarily most binds in the game are random sub(s), both leaders, or a specific color. For specific colors obviously you should be able to get around that easily... by not attempting to run it with this team! For the leader/random sub binds, a single active from one of the unbound Raphael will clear the bind of all your guys. The only thing that really counters you would be skill delay although most skill delayers wont do a powerful gravity attack or really powerful nukes right away.
By stunt 2 years ago ( 8.6.2 ) 
I had him for a while never notice the 100% damage for 2 turns till just now lol
By Vari3 2 years ago ( 8.7.0 ) 
Until I find a card that adds a x3 HP multiplier for light attributes, this guy will have to do. 40k health should be enough to get me through a couple dungeons.
By GekkoJesus 2 years ago ( 8.7.0 ) 
Hrrm, just noticed his number, well, there probably is no reference to the puppetmaster in his art, otherwise Echidna Rococo would be referencing a certain mediocre artist.
By ¡Crusty¿ 2 years ago ( 8.7.0 ) 
Double posted. Sorry world.
Last edited by ¡Crusty¿ 2 years ago ( 8.7.0 )
By Valian 2 years ago ( 8.7.0 ) 
While his typing doesn't match up his active and row skills would work extremely well with King's Gaze Baal. But in a more general sense his active would work well with a team that requires HP to be above a certain percentile because of his high HP and his active would help when you are facing a boss and you are getting trolled because your HP is just low enough that you don't meet the HP requirement.
Sheep 2 years ago ( 8.7.0 ) 
Skill inheritance could be your friend in this case (put Raphael on Valk or Venus or something so you can have better tanking potential?), but the CD gets even longer in that case and Baal isn't exactly known for his stalling abilities. :/

Too bad Baal doesn't endorse Healers or Physicals, heh. It's also now ironic if do it the other way around. If you try to sub Baal on a Raphael team, Baal's active requires you to take a hit, and... Raph's active nullifies the ability to take a hit. Granted, you don't have to use them at the same time, but your plan can be foiled if you're at 10% HP, there's only 2 heal orbs on the board, and the boss has resolve, or... something. Granted, I don't even see people use Baal on Raphael nowadays, since you could just go for the rowbomb route for more reliable massive damage.
Last edited by Sheep 2 years ago ( 8.7.0 )
By Flashburn 2 years ago ( 9.0.3 ) 
"Creator of Unicron Raphael"

You cannot unsee it
By カイリュー 2 years ago ( 9.2.1 ) 
Can this card be a good sub for Myr team? Im not sure where else I could use him
5)(0UK0N 2 years ago ( 9.2.1 ) 
Of course.

My Myr Team is:

Awoken Da Qiao Xiao Qiao
Sun WuKong
Myr Friend

My Myr has inherited Saria's Active Skill, while
Friend's Myr is either the same, or with Apocalypse or Momiji's skill (#3283).
My Wukong will soon inherit himself when I get enough Tamadras.

This has a high success chance in Bipolar Goddesses 1.

When facing against Awoken Sopdet, I just match rows without any cross-shaped hearts.
2 rows when Sopdet is light, 1 row when she is dark.
I can often beat her in 4 rounds, but
if I can't do that, I use Raphael's 100% damage reduction to buy me 4 more rounds.

Then when I reach Kali.
First round - activate Raphael's Active Skill, erase all hearts, let Kali hit me but I remain unscratched, and Kali's 50% damage reduction shield dissipates.
Then, I will do the Apocalypse + DQXQ combo to make the board purely lighthearted, er, I mean, with Light and Heart orbs only, and usually Light orbs are more than Heart orbs.
It could one-shot Light-Kali with a bit of luck, and it could almost surely one-shot Dark-Kali.

If I am unlucky enough to fail to one-shot her, and left her HP <10%, Raphael's 100% damage reduction is still effective and save me from the Kali's strongest attack (15K, not even the 75% damage reduction is enough for me to endure it).
Last edited by 5)(0UK0N 2 years ago ( 9.2.1 )
カイリュー in reply to 5)(0UK0N 1 year ago ( 9.5.1 ) 
alright I see, ill use him then also probably, thanks for your answer!
By Chinny 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
I can't wait to try my Raphael/Apollo/A.Thor/DQ/Arthur(maybe?)/Raphael combo.
If I had a Fuma for sub or Wukong for lead, it would work even better!
I am so HYPED!

He also finally has a skill-bind resist like all his pals have had for a while!
Last edited by Chinny 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 )
Daniel9dsi in reply to RedBaron 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Arthur is superior to Athena on this kind of team, he has a row, a great orb change, and he also has two TPAs
Last edited by Daniel9dsi 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 )
RedBaron 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Why wouldn't you use Awoken Thor as a lead? The team would still have a respectable HP pool and that would allow you to use Attacker Apollo, who is far superior in my opinion. Also, instead of Arthur, maybe try Athena.. She doesn't have any light rows but that double TPA packs quite a wallop. Or if you have Awoken Venus, she'd be a great sub for Thor.
Cenedar in reply to Daniel9dsi 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
It amazes me still how flexible Arthur is. He was one of the first monsters I got the ult for and he still rocks the kazbah.

Attacker teams, light teams, hell even dragon teams...and now with ult Raph I might just have the beginning of a solid light spike team.
By P4R4D0X 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
is this ulti available in the european version yet? does anyone know?
Orange 3 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
EU and NA get their updates at the same time I think
By rppoder 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
2 SW Monkeys as leaders, Valkyrie, Awoken Thor, Awoken Venus and Awoken Raphael. If the skills are used the proper way, the weakest card will do about 4.5m damage, the strongest card will do about 5.5m damage. From a single full board of enhanced light orbs. Assuming all cards are +297.
nathan@N17 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Good luck getting through a dungeon when you need to combine all skills to do that.
Last edited by nathan@N17 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 )
Etherious 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Switch Valk with split ult Apollo, 4.5 mil becomes like 5 mil with two more rows.
Daniel9dsi 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
I dunno why Nate is being downvoted, he has a point. Assuming you are doing some of the harder dungeons, it's very unlikely for you to be able to have all four actives up in order to burst as well as being able to clear the rest of the dungeon
rppoder in reply to Etherious 3 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
I wish I had Apollo. That will give me a total of 17 rows, instead of the 15 rows.
By steve 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
awoken shiva
awoken shiva
mylight team may need heart changer
sungyulkim 2 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
Are you color blind?
nah in reply to sungyulkim 2 years ago ( 9.2.1 ) 
It makes sense if you're counting sub attributes. Not ideal, but still powerful.
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