A member of the Dark Guild Eisenwald. He has the power to extend shadow like strips from his arms that he can wrap people in.
Rayule, who is created by Hiro Mashima, does not have any notes from the author so far regarding any inspiration used to create him. Although he played a minor role, he was the first villain to fight Gray. He made his first appearance in Chapter 11 of the manga and Episode 5 of the anime. He is voiced by Eiji Sekiguchi in the Japanese version and Will Christoferson in the English version.