The Musca Cloth is one of the Silver Cloths, the cloth of the Saint Dio in Saint Seiya and an unknown Saint in Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas


The Musca constellation was created originally as the Bee, Apis, to feed the Chameleon constellation. It was later changed to Musca, the Fly, to avoid confusion with the Apus constellation.. A mythological connection could be made between the Musca constellation and the myth of the Titaness Metis. Metis had been Zeus's first wife, the mother of Athena, and had helped free her husband's siblings from their father, Kronos. However, after Zeus had assumed control of the world, he learned that if Metis bore him a son, that son would overthrow him the way Zeus had overthrown his own father. The king of the gods sought advice from his grandparents, Gaia and Uranus, who tell him he must destroy Metis. One day, alone together, Zeus lures Metis to him by talking to her sweetly. Once in his grasp, Zeus changes his wife into a fly and swallows her whole, averting the prophecy.

One Swatted Fly Later...Edit

Dio trained to be a Saint in the Mexican Highlands, by an unknown master. The cloth was likely kept in Sanctuary until a Saint worthy of wearing it was found. He follows the orders of the Pope and is among the three Silver Saints to follow Leo Aiolia, in case he should betray Sanctuary. Dio and the other two Silver Saints attempt to kill Seiya, but he kills all three of them with the Sagittarius Gold Cloth. Dio only manages to use his special attack before Seiya kills all three of them.

Previous WarEdit

The Musca Saint was killed early on and off panel by Hades in The Lost Canvas

Special Abilities of Silver Cloth of MuscaEdit

The Musca Silver Cloth, while having all of the strength and endurance of a Silver Cloth has no special traits that make it stand out as a cloth.

Techniques used by Musca SaintsEdit

Dio uses one major technique during his various fights.

  • Dead End Fly: An offensive technique. the user grabs the foe with his feet and lifts them up, kicking them away with a strong strike


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