Hound of death

The Hound of Death

or The Hound is a character from The Darkness II Vendettas mode. His real name is Inugami.


Early LifeEdit

Inugami names himself after a dog spirit of Japan that legends say was created from extreme suffering, trained to exact revenge upon the enemies of its master. His mother was Turkish while father Japanese. As a child, Inugami was forced to witness the slaughter of his entire family at the hands of the Brotherhood. The Brotherhood came to Inugami's home forcing him to tell him the location of Kusanagi; however, Inugami did not know. So, the Brotherhood buried him to the neck and killed his mother, father and brother (who was two years old)

The Darkness IIEdit

In the Darkness II Jackie Estacado employs Inugami to bring Johnny Powell to him and continues to work for Johhny and Jackie fighting the Brotherhood and attempting to retrieve the Spear of Destiny.

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

Inugami is the Hound of Death and the Wielder of Kusanagi. Kusanagi is an ancient Katana that originally belonged to the first emperors of Japan and was made as a symbol of peace and prosperity. However, the blade was lost and fell into evil hands and was used in the death of one thousand innocent souls. This is why the bearer of Kusanagi is cursed to feed it one thousand evil souls. Each day Kusanagi goes without feeding, its bearer loses one year of his life. Inugami has missed 17 days of feeding. The sword is amazingly powerful and grants Inugami with Darkness Powers. Inugami is able to summon and use the Darkness Swarm and upgrade it just as much as Jackie's own swarm ability. Whether due to his athletic physique or him being imbued with dark essence, Inugami and the innate ability of have amazing sprint endurance even being able to shrug off damage while sprinting.

Trivia Edit

  • Inugami is voiced by Brian Tochi.


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