Does Soul Eater become a Death Scythe?

Answered by James Kissner

Soul Eater does become a Death Scythe in the anime and manga series “Soul Eater.” His journey to becoming a Death Scythe is an important part of his character development and the overall plot of the story.

In the series, Soul starts off as a demon scythe, a weapon that can transform into a scythe and be wielded by a meister. He initially partners with Maka Albarn, a talented meister, and together they attend the Death Weapon Meister Academy (DWMA) to train and become stronger.

Throughout their time at the academy, Soul and Maka face numerous challenges and battles against various enemies, including the witch Arachne Gorgon and her organization, Arachnophobia. As they progress, Soul’s abilities as a weapon continue to grow, and he becomes more powerful.

During a pivotal battle with Arachnophobia, Soul is able to claim the witch’s soul of Arachne Gorgon. This is a significant achievement, as collecting the souls of powerful witches is one of the requirements to become a Death Scythe. By obtaining Arachne’s soul, Soul fulfills this requirement and ascends to the rank of a Death Scythe.

Becoming a Death Scythe is a major accomplishment for a weapon, as it signifies that they have reached the pinnacle of their power and skill. It also means that they are recognized and approved by Lord Death, the headmaster of DWMA, as a weapon worthy of being wielded by him.

Soul’s transformation into a Death Scythe not only showcases his growth and development as a character but also highlights the strong bond and partnership he shares with Maka. Their teamwork and determination play a crucial role in his journey to becoming a Death Scythe.

Soul Eater does become a Death Scythe in the series. Through his trials, battles, and the acquisition of the witch’s soul, Soul achieves the rank of a Death Scythe, solidifying his status as a powerful and respected weapon.