Great Sword Titan (グレートソードのタイタン - gurēto sōdo no taitan) is the faithful servant of the goddess Pallas, who is in charge of her welfare while she is in the form of a little girl. He is one of the main antagonists of the second season of Saint Seiya Omega. Titan is a First Class Pallasite. In terms of power, he is the toughest pallasite.
Titan is presented as an incredibly quiet and calm man, who speaks elegantly and in a courteous manner,unlike the other first class Pallisites. He is not a very cold and heartless being. He is faithful to the goddess Pallas and is constantly at her side, patiently waiting for her speedy growth and performance in the war against Athena.
Unlike his fellow First Class Pallasites, Titan starts to see Pallas as a person, not just a thing to defeat Athena with. This is shown in him arriving to protect her when Seiya and the Bronze Saints surrounded Pallas, leading to a small scuffle, and also when he shows signs of doubt when the others start to conspire against the Goddess. Pallas eventually reveals to the First Class Pallasites that she is aware about their betrayal and their secret plan to destroy both Athena and herself. Titan, who felt heartbroken about Pallas' grief, confesses his past conspiracy against her and swears his loyalty and love for Pallas. He will always protect Pallas to show his love for her.
Wakening Of Pallas
Titan made his first appearance as Seiya faced the young goddess Pallas, in a place that seems to be a landfill. Sagittarius Seiya, unable to kill the young Pallas, is rejected and mocked by Titan, who told him that this hesitation will cause a war between the two goddesses.
Appearance of Heavenly Kings
Titan is present upon awakening Pallas and told the latter that he is her servant. While Titan is in discussion with the young Pallas, three other First Class Pallisites appear before them in the castle garden of Pallas Belda.
Holy War Begin
Titan has been permanently alongside Pallas, as fighting raged between Pallasites and the Saints of Athena. The servant of Pallas is present with Hyperion, while the latter follows at a distance the fight of his subject Aegir opposite Libra Genbu. In addition, Titan sends several third rank Pallasites onto the battlefield, such Tarvos and Cyllene. Titan reassures Pallas that she will see her sister, Athena, soon.
Battle Of Pallas Belda
While the Saints of Athena go into the city of Pallas Belda, Titan realizes that Pallas disappeared from her bedroom. The Heavenly King spoke on the battlefield, in the heart of the city, while Pallas faced young Bronze Saints. He deploys his Great sword Tenjinsōseiken, against which the Saints are paralyzed and unable to react.
Titan is about to kill Kōga, but it is then that Seiya. Seiya deploys his bow and arrow and the fires at the Pallasite however Titan blocks the attack without the slightest concern with his sword. The arrow is returned to Seiya, but Koga intervenes and blocks in turn golden tip. Titan and Pallas then left the scene, leaving the Saints without reaction.
Battle Of Pallas Castle
Titan is regularly reviewed thereafter, as fighting raged between Pallasites Second Class and Tiird Class and Saints Athena. He witnessed the arrival of the Gold Saint Aries Kiki , Taurus harbinger and Virgo Fudo in Pallas Belda, then witnesses the destruction of the gate time to prevent entry into the castle.
Hyperion implies repeatedly that it is not for kings Pallas that fight. Some tension seems to arise between the owner of the Sword of Destruction and his counterpart from the Sword of Creation, Titan seeming to disconnect the other three Heavenly Kings.
This tension with Hyperion is felt when Pallas releases his anger in response to the betrayal of Aegaeon again. Hyperion is about to decide Pallas with his sword, but Titan calm the situation and calms Pallas.
Titan, like Gallia and Hyperion, attends defeat Aegaeon facing Ikki . It also sends Rhea, so that it stops Libra Shiryu and his son Dragon Ryuho. It is still and always present at Pallas when Gallia reveals that this is not Pallas that serve the Heavenly Kings. It provides for its Pallas it is indeed he is fighting for her, and that no matter what may happen to him if he denies his true servant.Titan is the last of the Four heavenly Kings alive after successive defeats Gallia and Hyperion.
Battle Of Pallas Chamber
Titan steps in to protect Pallas and Harbinger challenges the Pallasite, using Athena's cloth to draw his attention. Treating him as a mere ruffian, Titan is surprised by the true might of the Taurus Saint, who proves himself far more powerful and noble than he claims to be.
The long awaited confront between Athena and Pallas begins. Saori tries her best to dissuade Pallas, but her drive to enact revenge on Athena is stronger. However, even while draining her sister's energy and donning the strongest of all Chronotectors, Pallas is defeated by Athena and Titan stands between them to protect her in the last moment. To protect Saori, Seiya, bringing forth the true power of the Sagittarius cloth, steps in to confront the Pallasite.
After donning his New Gold Cloth, Seiya battles Titan, who questions his loyalty to Athena and the Sagittarius Saint reveals that his drive to follow Saori comes from his feelings for her. Knowing how he feels out of his devotion to Pallas, the Pallasite attacks with all his Cosmo, just to be wounded by Seiya's arrow. Pallas intervenes to protect Titan and Saori then reconciles with her, seeing how she has reformed after assuming her love for him. However, Europa appears and uses the curse laid on Athena and Pallas to drain their Cosmo and pours it on Subaru, who is revealed to be the Pallasites' true master: Saturn. Europe also reveals his true chronotector cloth that is much superiour than Titan's and Seiya's cloth and cosmo that is able to deflect their punches from his body.
Subaru awakens as Saturn, the God of Time, the one who bestowed the Pallasites their Chrono Tectors and Great Swords. Donning his own Chrono Tector, Saturn, accompained by Europe and Mira, reveals that he had descended to Earth and erased his past memories to live among mankind and determine their worthiness. Having regained his former self, he then declares that humanity no longer deserves to remain on the Earth and uses his powers to freeze all of its inhabitants, before retreating to his heavenly palace with Europe and Mira. Determined to make Saturn pay and have Subaru return to normal, Seiya and the young saints depart to confront him in the sky.
Defend Pallas and Athena
After Seiya and Young Bronze Saints depart, the wounded Harbinger and Titan steel themselves to defend Pallas and Athena when Europa and Mira return to dispose of the goddesses, but Shun and Hyōga appear to fight in their place.
Europe is aware of the telling blow Shun, gathers strength to get up and try to strike a mortal blow at the two goddesses. Titan comes into action, which, enraged by the betrayal of former subordinate, and full of zeal for their goddess, can raise one last time Titan cosmo, creating a powerful and deadly Gigantic Planetoid. Europe, before the imminent defeat, still trying to bargain a solution with Titan, proposing to intercede with Saturn for the dominance of half the world to Pallas. The effort is futile as it is hit by the stroke of Titan, which makes it go away completely.
Final Wars Againts Saturn
Titan and other Saints while feeling the fading cosmo of Seiya and bronze saints. Saturn uses the Chrono Eternal Conclusion that freezes the whole time the inhabitants of the Earth.When all seems lost, Athena gathers the Cosmo of all the other Saints to restore Kouga, who rises again as the ultimate Omega Saint, determined to stop the God of Time once and for all.
After Koga's clash against Saturn, peace is established as the humans begin to rebuild everything after the War.Titan finally share with Pallas go around the world to help victims of war.
Towards a new war
The scene of the return of Pallas on Earth is not present in the manga. The goddess is already present in his house and under the protection of Titan when the story begins. In doing so, Titan has not faced Seiya.
Titan comes into play following the defeat of Hati. It then prompts Kōga that Pallasites also looking Andromeda Shun. Koga engages in combat but is rejected by Europe. Finally, Pallasites retire following the call of their goddess, victim of a nightmare. Titan then joined the young child still crying and reassuring.
Chronotector and weapon
- Titan gets his name from the mythological firstborn children of Gaia (Mother Earth) and Uranus (The Sky). The original 12 Titans were the first race of gods and were the controllers of natural forces, such as the Ocean, the sky, the planetary orbits, etc. Later depictions have the Titans being great, human-like giants. Many of the original 12 Titans married their siblings and bore other Titan children, as well as nymphs. The 12 Titans were: Oceanus, Tethys, Hyperion, Coeus, Crius, Phoebe, Theia, Mnemosyne, Themis, Iapetus, Rhea, and Cronus. Other famous Titans include Helios, Prometheus, Selene and Atlas.
- Titan is one of the largest moons of the planet Saturn. Saturn itself is the Roman counterpart of Cronus, the king of the Titans and youngest of the original 12
- The famous ship Titanic was named after these creatures.