From a nearby landing, Greed watches in awe and declares that such godlike power would surely allow him to take over the world, but Ling remarks from inside his heart that the endless thirst that the avaricious Homunculus feels is not for power, but for something else. June 24, 2010 (online stream)September 11, 2011 Japan airdate Edward was built by Sharp, Stewart and Company at their Atlas Works in Glasgow, Scotland in 1896. However, May is heartbroken to learn that Edward is nothing like she had envisioned, and is actually the short kid that she met yesterday. When the two did the transmutation, it horribly backfired as Edward lost his left leg, and Alphonse lost his entire body. As he claps his hands together to compensate for the damage done to his Flame Alchemy gloves, Roy remarks that he hasn't yet gotten the hang of circle-free transmutation, but as he rapidly transmutes a wall to defend against Father's counterattack, he claims to see its usefulness. Scar quickly finds his decomposition technique has no effect on Father, who demands to know why it is still working. Run time Faced with no options, Al devises a desperate plan and begs May for her help; explaining that Edward had sacrificed his own right arm in order to retrieve Al's soul, the armored alchemist posits that the reverse should be possible. Bulging and writing in agony as God's eye rises from his gullet and into his mouth, threatening to escape, Father topples to the ground and releases a huge burst of energy which throws everyone from his body. 28 As Father descends upon the helpless Edward, May's kunais embed themselves in a circle around the Fullmetal Alchemist's empty right shoulder, calling Ed's attention to their origin, where Alphonse lies inscribed in an identical circle. This was due to Chris Patton leaving the voice acting business before recording wrapped on this series. Before his accession to the throne, he was commonly referred to as The Lord Edward. Edward, byname Edward the Elder, (died July 17, 924, Farndon on Dee, Eng. After the fluid stone is absorbed through the cut on his face, Ling fights off it's effects and comes face to face with Greed. The ceaseless volley continues from all sides, with Major Armstrong, Lan Fan, Zampano and Darius contributing as well in an attempt to exhaust the Homunculus' energy supply. Father took on a life of its own and conspired to ensure that the entire country of Xerxes would be sacrificed to provide him with a proper physical form. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is a masterpiece that depicts the story of the young brothers, Alphonse and Edward Elric. In the anime, however, there is no sign of the bodies deteriorating in the time they're seen. Ignoring the despairing, objecting cries of his brother, Alphonse claps his hands together and presses them to his Blood Rune, activating the circle and commencing the transmutation. The Elrics become really worried when Envy also mentions the chances that Ling will die in the process of becoming a human-based Homunculus. Vote in our polls and see certain Blind Wave videos early!! Ling willingly relinquishes his body, since he cannot waste the sacrifices he has made to obtain this power, especially after Lan Fan had to amputate her own arm for his sake. Language But while Hohenheim asserts that Father's evolution has reached a dead end, the Homunculus replies by stating that he shall create humans in order to prove his parent wrong. In a one on one fight, Father would have undoubtedly won Replying in the affirmative, Al reaches out and takes his body's hand; as the armor disintegrates away, the soul and body are finally reunited. Greed admits Ling is right; his truest desire was for friends. ... Edward Pehowic harbors dark secrets before he marries Robin Healey, and she'd catch only glimpses of her husband's dark side, but when she finally escapes from him, she realizes just how evil he is. Powerless and amazed, Ed and Al can only watch as Father creates a new Homunculus with alchemy that should be impossible. During their escape through the sewers, they are cut off by the guardian chimeras, and as an injured Scar arrives to help, Gluttony and Envy also arrive. In 1921, they sold him to t… Edward and Alphonse lost their mother to sickness and, sometime before that, their father, Hohenheim, randomly took off on a journey and never came back. October 18, 2009 Once Olivier, Sig and the injured Jerso disembark, the platform continues toward ground level. As everyone present cheers Fullmetal on, Ling informs the oddly silent Greed that what the greedy homunculus had always truly wished for was to have a whole world of friends to celebrate him, as Edward has. This can be seen as a continuity error, as the new Greed is supposed to be the original, only with his past memories supposedly wiped. While May is distracted by recognizing Ling from the Yao clan, Gluttony attacks her from behind and she runs away with Gluttony in pursuit. Hawkeye informs the blind Flame Alchemist that his aim was off and gives him targeting directions for his next massive salvo. Although this change may have been due to the presence of his Greed within him.Father is also narcis… As he grew older, his facial features aged with time with golden irises, more defined cheekbones, and he grew a beard, which connected his hair with his sideburns. Inside the Gate, Al stands once more before his atrophied body, who asks the soul if it is finally ready. Pride is far and away the most powerful of the Seven Homunculi and Father’s second-in-command. Science and faith collide when the Elrics confront Father Cornello. With Nicholas Jones, Simon Ginty, Katie Leung, Nancy Carroll. After the credits, Father is shown watching over the dying Gluttony. 2009 However, after their motherdied after of illness, the two brothers swore they would bring her back, even if it meant looking into the most taboo of all Alchemy: Human Transmutation. 1 Summary 2 Powers and Stats 3 Gallery 4 Others Father(お父様,Otō-sama) is the central antagonist of the mangaand2009 anime series.He is the oldest and most powerfulHomunculusand identical in appearance toVan Hohenheim. Ed admits he has no idea where his father is and Father, noticing their injuries, restores the left hand to Al's armor and heals Ed's broken left arm and busted ribs. Ex-colonel Gerard is poisoned after arguing with his nephew Edward. Series Ed tries to use the gun Lt. Hawkeye gave him, but Ling orders him to stand down as this is something he wants since this had been his mission to get a Philosopher's Stone. He Founded Amestris and manipulated all the aspects of its development including creating the form of Alchemy used in the country. In the end, of course, George proved to be right. Scar barely dodges Father's couterattack that saves his life, but still leaves him injured, and it also distracts May, causing her to be injured in the process as well. Envy orders Gluttony to go after Scar, but discovers that Gluttony's stone has finally run out of power after dying numerous times. Scar is relieved that the Elrics are not allied with the Homunculus and upon hearing the word Fullmetal Alchemist, May asks where he is. Greed ignores Ling's counsel and rushes toward the fray. Father extinguishes Greed's soul, but Edward punches through Father's chest, releasing all the souls of the people of Xerxes and sending Father through the Gate of Truth where he is trapped for eternity. Olivier objects to being left behind, remarking that she must go to lead her troops, but a radio message from Karley explains that Father has used his power to obliterate half of Central Command and asks that the injured Major General watch the battle from a safe place. In the Funimation dub of the episode, Troy Baker takes on the role of Greed. Father He was crowned on 20 February at the age of nine. After the objects from Ed and Al's transmutations have no effect on Father, Ed notices Father's ability to perform transmutation without even moving a single muscle as his own transmutations knock the three of them back. (Episode 6: Vergangenheit) Edward VIII became King of England after the death of his father, George V. He ruled for less than a year, abdicating … Edward's punch is blocked with a rapidly transmuted wall rather than energy and instead of going in alone, he is joined in his close-range onslaught by Izumi and Major Armstrong, who had both attacked from long-range in the … The Other Side of the Gateway. Due to their habit of heavily shortening the opening and ending songs and even cutting out the previews, this was presumably done for more commercial time. A Fierce Counterattack After Scar ignites the hydrogen, Envy quickly apprehends Alphonse, and notices that Scar had disappeared. Fullmetal Alchemist Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community. Edward only managed to win with Father's power handicapped and the army providing backup. Scar begins to openly assault the lair, and Ed chases after Greed 2 in the hopes of getting through to Ling. Father dismisses the Xingese prince and orders for Gluttony to devour him, much to Ed and Al's objection. As Al responds with an emphatic 'yes', Edward's flesh-and-blood right arm disintegrates away from the Truth's form as the ethereal consciousness expresses curiosity as to what the elder Elric will sacrifice in exchange for his brother's whole being. Ed and Al are stunned to learn that the new Greed doesn't recognize them, showing no recollection of the events from Dublith and that Ling didn't resist being taken over. English Run time Refusing to see his brother gone, Edward sacrificed his right arm to transmute Alphonse's s… U.S.A. airdate During the first airing in America on Adult Swim, the final scene involving Father removing Gluttony's stone to revive him was cut. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. His mercurial behavior earned him few friends in … But the tide quickly turns when Father uses a transmutation which Scar, May, and Hohenheim can sense that somehow cancels out the Elrics' alchemy leaving them vulnerable and easily subdued by Envy. Edward is quite short for his age, standing at only 149 cm (4'11\") at the beginning of the series, despite his attempts to appear taller, (due to the notation that he cannot stand regular milk). Greed informs them that the Homunculus leader is on a rampage above and tells all injured parties to stay behind while the fighters go on ahead to back up the Elric brothers. Brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric hoped to resurrect their mother’s corpse when they attempted human transmutation, but their reckless defiance of alchemy’s Law of Equivalent Exchange resulted in no miraculous reunion. In the wake of Father's defeat, everyone mourns Alphonse's sacrifice. Al asks Scar to flee with the injured May, where despite his problems with Scar murdering Winry's parents out of blind rage, Al mentions that May comes first and the Homunculi cannot kill him nor Ed due to them being important sacrifices. He claims to work miracles, but the brothers suspect him of abusing a Philosopher's Stone to manipulate his flock. Sure enough, out from his body sprout several people - the lost souls of Xerxes given corporeal form through alchemy. Seeing their comrade in danger, Edward, Alex and Izumi rush to Greed's aid, throwing a volley of physical attacks. After the credits, Father is shown watching over the dying Gluttony. Ling's nature impresses the Homunculus and immediately takes over when the process is complete. But the brothers are still unable to use their alchemy, despite the fact that Scar and May are somehow using theirs without any trouble. Lan Fan, too, mounts the platform, stating that her place is with Prince Ling. A truly epic battle erupts when Edward, Mustang, Hawkeye, Greed, Izumi, and Armstrong attack the god-like Father. English Recalling her previous message about Buccaneer inflicting a mortal injury upon the Führer, she genuflects by Wrath's corpse and asks him if he saw how strong her men are. Suddenly, Gluttony is overcome by seizures as his false gate opens and Envy violently spills out of his stomach along with Edward and Ling. During his reign, the realm was governed by a regency council because he never reached maturity. Subtitles Suddenly, one of the guardian beasts enters the chamber, dead, killed by Scar. As the alchemists recoil in horror as the Xerxesians wander about, grateful to have returned to the world of the living, Edward finally makes his way to the surface and, seeing him, Father grins and releases another god-energy blast which annihilates the freshly resurrected Xerxesians and bathes a large portion of the Central Command compound in blinding light. Father is surprised by this connection when Ed states that Hohenheim is their father and Father also learns from Ed that their family name Elric is actually from their mother instead of their father. Overwhelmed by the multiple onslaught, Father pushes them all back with a wave of energy, shattering Edward's automail arm in the process, but the alchemists remain unfazed and commence a second wave. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009 anime), Fullmetal Alchemist: Conqueror of Shamballa (2005), Fullmetal Alchemist: Sacred Star of Milos (2011), https://fma.fandom.com/wiki/Episode_28:_Father_(2009_series)?oldid=58288. Preceded by He wears his golden-blond hair long - usually tied in a braid that hangs down to his shoulders, but sometimes forgoing the braid for a simpler ponytail. After losing his right arm and left leg due to a failed Human Transmutation attempt, Ed became the youngest State Alchemist in history by achieving his certification at age twelve. 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