Claymore #4 Ophelia was a deadly Claymore who killed her teammates just for fun. Eventually she Awakened and was Killed by Clare.
Ophelia was a victim of Priscilla's rampage when she awakened. She killed her family and her brother who sacrificed his life to save her. Eventually she became a Claymore just to kill Priscilla. Ophelia was vicious, and psychotic. She would kill anyone just for fun, she also enjoys seeing others in pain. Once a Claymore named Hilda asked her to give her black card to her friend Miria. But Ophelia tore up her card to see them battle for fun. Eventually Miria encountered her friend only to learn she killed her. In anger she almost awakened but she heard Ophelia smickering about killing her.
Ophelia was created by series creator Norihiro Yagi, which is currently unknown what inspired him to create her. She first appeared in Claymore, Volume 6 and Claymore, Episode 12. It is said thought she is the favorite of the anime director Hiroyuki Tanaka. She is voiced in Japanese by Emi Shinohara and in English by Luci Christian.
Later on Clare was teamed up with her to kill an Awakened Being. But Opheila immediatly started to attack her and sliced off Clare's legs. Raki later tried to help Clare but Ophelia just played with him and tested to see if he could hit her with his sword just to torment her. Eventually the Awakened Being arrived, and started to eat Raki. Until Clare saved him and left the area. Opheila was left to fight to Awakened one. It grabbed her and broke her neck, but Ophelia was still alive, and it was eventually disposed of. Ophelia caught up with Clare and continued to fight and tease her by licking the cut she gave her. Clare tried to escape but everytime Opheila kept on catching up to her. Ophelia then cut off Clares arm and diced it into pieces. She about to finish Clare until a derseted Claymore named Irene arrived and injured her with her quick sword ability, and saved Clare.
Surviving Irene's attack Ophelia was upset, and angry at her lost she began to lose control of her yoki and awakened. She didn't even noticed she awakened and went looking for Clare. She resembeled a Lamia/Naga creature with spiked blades on her back and arms, and serpent like body from the waist down. She evnetually found Clare and again tried to kill her. Clare was losing until Ophelia saw her reflection and realized she had awakened. While in shock Clare took the time to attack her with her new arm. Ophelia becoming more angry she started to change again, and growing bigger. Clare began to get the upper hand but still was learning to control her new arm, Ophelia noticed and started to move her remaining human parts to the end of her tail and challenging Clare to a challenge. "Saying if she can kill her before she heals" Clare wins. "But if she loses and Clare awakens Ophelia wins". So hearing this Clare went all out and tried to reach her. While seeing her fight Ophelia finally understood why her brother saved her. Seeing Clare slow down she told to hurry up if you want to kill that one horned bitch (meaning Priscilla . Clare regained control and reached Ophelia. Happy Clare won she asked her to finsih her off. Clare hesitated until Ophelia said you better hurry before I heal, Ophelia died in peace.
Ophelia abilities relys on her speed and strength. She can move any part of her body at acclearating speed to make it appear it's an Illusion she called this rippling. She also could heal very fast. When she awakened she resembled a Lamia/Naga creature to which she could still use her ripplying sword ability.
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