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Cassandra Alexandra (カサンドラ・アレクサンドル, Kasandora Arekusandoru; Greek: Κασσάνδρα Αλεξάνδρα) is a character in the Soul series of fighting games.

Physical Appearance

Cassandra has short blond hair with bangs either tied up or worn down, pale skin, and bright green eyes. She has a slender frame, allowing her to perform moves like somersaults and kicks, with ease. In Soulcalibur III, in her 2P costume, she has silver hair and grey eyes.


Cassandra is a free-spirited and determined young woman. She will not hold back on her words nor her faith in herself in order to protect the family name and honor. Cassandra's true strength lies in her belief in herself, as opposed to otherworldly deities, in which to secure her choices and destiny. This gives her a unique toughness and single-minded perspective that doesn't lack in compassion. Her brash and confrontational manner are at odds with her apologetic and quieter sister, but she is a warm-hearted girl that cares very much for her family, especially Sophitia. Cassandra has a determined and confident personality, as does her nephew Patroklos, although he seems to be more cocky and aggressive than her.


In Soulcalibur II, Cassandra wears a white and blue dress with no sleeves and a very short skirt . She also has long, white gloves, pauldrons, brown tights, and short, sneaker-like white boots.

In Soulcalibur III, Cassandra still has her tights and white boots, but she now wears an indigo jacket with a white shirt underneath, a pink ribbon held down by a silver pendant loosely around her neck, and a pauldron on her right shoulder. She also wears a short white skirt with blue linings.

In Soulcalibur IV, Cassandra's 1P costume is based on her 2P costume design from the previous games, lacking the brown tights she wore in the previous two games. She's wearing what appears to be the top of a blue, with straps on the top part and a tied pink ribbon. She also has pauldrons, long white gloves, long white boots, maroon panties and a black ribbon that's holding her hair in a ponytail.

Cassandra's outfit in Soulcalibur VI is comparable to her original outfits in Soulcalibur II and III. She wears a dress with a white, yellow and amber color scheme, along with the addition of a bright blue scarf, white gloves and boots and brown stockings. She keeps her hair in a ponytail with a white ribbon. In her fight against Sophitia, Cassandra wears a silver eye mask she received from her original counterpart.


Main Weapons

Weapons introduced in Soulcalibur II

Weapons introduced in Soulcalibur III

Weapons introduced in Soulcalibur IV

Weapons introduced in Soulcalibur VI

Other Weapons



Cassandra's name means "Shining upon men". Her last name, Alexandra, means "Protector of Mankind". She is most likely inspired by Cassandra, the prophetess from Homer's The Illiad who was cursed by the Greek sun god Apollo for defying him and not returning his love for her.

Series' Appearances

Appearances in Other Media



  • Prior to making her official playable debut in Soulcalibur II, in Soul Edge, Cassandra's name was mis-romanized as Kathandra in Sophitia's profile.
  • In Soul Edge Official Fan Book ~Chronicle~, Cassandra is revealed to be the reincarnation of the goddess Aphrodite. This plot point, however, appears to have been dropped and is most likely non-canon.
    • However, in her Soul Chronicle in Soulcalibur VI, Lucius mentions a poem that tells "O Cassandra! Thou art fairer than even Aphrodite!", which brings back some confirmation of this being canonical.
  • Cassandra, along with Raphael and Heihachi, is an unlockable player in Smash Court Tennis Pro Tournament 2.
    • Surprisingly, the game labels her incorrectly as being from Turkey instead of Greece. However, this is probably a developer oversight.
  • Her Destined Battle in Soulcalibur II is Charade, her Destined Battle in Soulcalibur III is Raphael, and her Destined Battle in Soulcalibur IV is Sophitia.
  • Cassandra and Sophitia are different in some ways. Since Sophitia is, or at least used to be, very loyal to Hephaestus, she can hear him and she relies on his power. Cassandra, however, is not humble and blames Hephaestus for what has happened to Sophitia. So she relies on her own strength, and Raphael even comments that she has the power to dispel evil. Also, Cassandra seems to not be hesitant like Sophitia, as seen in their Soulcalibur IV endings.
    • Also, they are different in terms of using butt-oriented attacks: Sophitia utilizes her butt in some of her throws, and seldomly for her strikes. However, Cassandra utilizes her butt in many of her strikes, and possesses no throws that involve use of her butt.
  • She appears in Sophitia's Edge Master ending in Soul Edge where she is working as a baker.
  • Cassandra has the most joke weapons of any character in the series to date.
  • The book, New Legends of Project Soul makes mention of Cassandra's whereabouts, stating that she was somehow transported into Astral Chaos.
    • This eventually confirmed in Soulcalibur VI. Despite being 'corrupted' by the Astral Chaos, she manages to go back and time and warn her past self of the tragic future that will befall their family.
  • Cassandra has two attacks where she is capable of throwing her shield like a boomerang. This attacks are her A+G grab (Meteor Shower) and her Auto GI during her Destined Greatness attack. Additionally, she is the only Sword and Shield user capable of fully releasing her shield.
  • Cassandra and Patroklos are the only known characters of Alexander/Alexandra family to have time travel-based to undone their family’s future tragedies.
    • In addition, her nephew, Patroklos, appears to possess the same brash traits that she has.
    • Both Cassandra and Patroklos both also have an older sibling who becomes one of Soul Edge's vessel.

Soulcalibur II

  • When Cassandra first appeared in Soulcalibur II, she originally replaced Sophitia, using a movestyle similar to that of her older sister. However, Sophitia was later added to the home version of Soulcalibur II, making both sisters available.
  • Cassandra carries three homages to past Namco games: One of weapons is the Red Crystal Rod & Red Line Shield, which comes from The Tower of Druaga and its sequels. Also, her third costume is modeled after Valkyrie, the heroine from Namco's Valkyrie no Bōken: Toki no Kagi Densetsu. Also, her ultimate weapon of both Soulcalibur II and Soulcalibur III, Valkyrie, is Valkyrie's weapon. It was originally given to Sophitia in Soul Edge. This weapon is available in Soulcalibur IV, though her ultimate weapon is now Soul Calibur.

Soulcalibur III

  • When Cassandra first made her appearance in Soulcalibur II, her weapon was Omega Sword and Nemea Shield; however, in Soulcalibur III, Rothion forges her a new sword and her weapons are currently known as Digamma Sword and Nemea Shield.
  • The Soul of Cassandra discipline is available to created characters of the Sage class.
  • The helmet, breast plate, and skirt on Cassandra's bonus costume in Soulcalibur II are available in Character Creation.
  • While wearing her 2P costume, Cassandra's hair is slightly lighter and her skin is paler.
  • One of the cards of Soulcalibur III Universal Fighting System shows Cassandra performing her Angel Press attack. While this attack is present and listed in Soulcalibur II , it doesn't appear at all in Soulcalibur III.

Soulcalibur IV

  • To explain the new features of Soulcalibur IV, Namco released an omake manga, in which Cassandra "taught" new character Hilde about the game's new features. And ironically, the duo return in Soulcalibur: Broken Destiny's The Gauntlet mode as two of the main characters that are trying to find a cure for Hilde's father, whereas Dampierre would later on join them. Also, all three of them give advice to the Player along the road as well as they provide humor for the story.
  • In her Story Mode, Cassandra encounters Rock after she defeats Raphael, Auguste, Marienbard, and Jacqueline in the first stage. The two of them work together on defeating Astaroth in her second stage, but then Rock leaves Cassandra after the third stage for personal goals. In Rock's Story Mode, Cassandra does the same thing with the encounter and the departure in exactly the same stages. Cassandra fights Sophitia in the fourth stage, who is apparently a new host for the evil sword. It is unknown if Sophitia did this to herself on her own, or if Tira manipulated her into this.
  • Although Cassandra does defeat Algol in her ending, she does not kill him. So, it is unknown what has happened to him. Also, the way she pierces Soul Edge in the eye with Soul Calibur is almost the exact the same way Siegfried did in the opening movie of Soulcalibur III.
  • In Chain of Souls, she is shown to join forces with Sophitia, though the two sisters fight each other.
  • Her 1P costume is a palette swap of her 2P costume in Soulcalibur II, using the colors from the Soulcalibur III 1P costume. Her 2P costume resembles a version of her 1P outfit from Soulcalibur III, and it is named "Atalanta", after a character in Greek mythology.
  • Cassandra switched some of her winning poses with Sophitia in this game.

Soulcalibur: Lost Swords

  • In her debut trailer, Cassandra is seen fighting with Sophitia and Pyrrha's weapons, Omega Sword & Elk Shield, instead of her own weapons.
  • She is entitled, "A Brave Swordsman", but the correct term should be "swordswoman" because she is a woman.
  • Cassandra's costume is called "Warrior Princess."

Soulcalibur VI

  • Cassandra is the second of two characters known thus far who have any knowledge of the Original Timeline, the first being Zasalamel.
    • Her Soul Chronicle is also the first time a character directly interacts with a past version of themselves.
  • All of her Soul Chronicle chapters are named after songs from the series or themes of her family members.
    • Virtuous Heart - Patroklos (Alpha form)
    • Unwavering Resolve - Sophitia and herself (Soulcalibur II)
    • Fearless Eyes - Sophitia (Soulcalibur III)
    • Courage Ablaze - Herself (Soulcalibur III)
    • Immaculate Pledge - Sophitia and herself (Soulcalibur IV)
    • A Silent Prayer - Sophitia and herself (Soulcalibur: Broken Destiny, second part of the theme name)
    • A Firm Resolution - Her ending theme (Soulcalibur IV)
    • A Curious Tale: A Broken Destiny - Soulcalibur: Broken Destiny
    • A Curious Tale: An Unbreakable Soul - Soulcalibur: Unbreakable Soul
    • Afterglow - Sophitia and herself (Soulcalibur: Broken Destiny, first part of the theme name)
  • She shares some moves from her nephew, Patroklos. It may explain that Patroklos himself has Cassandra's traits in his adult life.
  • In the updated version of the game, Cassandra replaces Geralt as the final boss of the Normal Arcade mode, and as the sub-boss on Very Hard.
    • This is no longer the case as of Season 2 where Hilde would instead take Cassandra's place.
Soulcalibur Playable Characters
Introduced in Soul Edge CervantesHwangInfernoLi LongMitsurugiRockSeong Han-myeongSeong Mi-naSiegfriedSophitiaTakiVoldo
Introduced in Soulcalibur ArthurAstarothEdge MasterIvyKilikLizardman (Aeon)MaxiNightmareXianghuaYoshimitsu
Introduced in Soulcalibur II AssassinBerserkerCassandraCharadeHeihachiLinkLizardman (Generic)NecridRaphaelSpawnTalimYun-seong
Introduced in Soulcalibur III AbeliaAbyssAmyAureliaChesterDemuthGirardotGreedHualinLynetteLunaMiserOlcadanRevenantSetsukaStrife AstlarTiraValeriaZasalamel
Introduced in Soulcalibur Legends Lloyd Irving
Introduced in Soulcalibur IV AlgolAngol FearThe ApprenticeAshlotteDarth VaderHildeKamikirimusiScheherazadeShuraYoda
Story only: AzolaGerhildeHelmwigeShadow
Introduced in Soulcalibur: Broken Destiny DampierreKratos
Introduced in Soulcalibur V Devil JinEzio AuditoreElysiumLeixiaNatsuPatroklos (α Patroklos)Pyrrha (Pyrrha Ω)ViolaXibaZ.W.E.I.
Introduced in Soulcalibur VI 2BAzwelGeralt of RiviaGrøhHaohmaru
Soulcalibur II
Soulcalibur II (HD Online)The Art of Soulcalibur IIUnlockablesSoulcalibur II Original SoundtrackWeapon Master
AssassinAstarothBerserkerCassandraCervantesCharadeHeihachiInfernoIvyKilikLinkLizardmanMaxiMitsurugiNightmareNecridRaphaelSeong Mi-naSiegfriedSophitiaSpawnTakiTalimVoldoXianghuaYoshimitsuYun-seong
ChaosEgyptian CryptEgyptian RuinsEurydice Shrine GalleryHwangseo Palace - Phoenix CourtImperial Capital AyutthayaKaminoi Castle - Sakura-Dai GateLabyrinthLakeside ColiseumMoney Pit - Top TierOstrheinsburg ChapelPalgaea Shrine - Lowest LevelPirate's AlcoveSouth France Mansion - LibraryVillage of the WindXiwei Siege Ruins
Soulcalibur III
Soulcalibur III (Arcade Edition)UnlockablesSoulcalibur III Original Soundtrack - Legend of SoundsTales of SoulsSoul ArenaChronicles of the Sword
AbeliaAbyssAmyArthurAstarothAureliaCassandraCervantesChesterDemuthGreedGirardotHualinHwangIvyKilikLi LongLizardmanLunaLynetteMaxiMiserMitsurugiNightmareOlcadanRaphaelRevenantRockSeong Mi-naSetsukaSiegfriedSophitiaStrife AstlarTakiTalimTiraValeriaVoldoXianghuaYoshimitsuYun-seongZasalamel
Battle in the StraitChaos - Spiritual RealmClock TowerEgyptian TempleEurydice Shrine - Gate of the GodsGrand LabyrinthIndian PortJyurakudai VillaKunpaetku Shrine RuinLakeside ColiseumLing Sheng-Su Temple RuinLost CathedralLost Cathedral - RuinLotus GardenOld Toledo - Burning GalleryOstrheinsburg Castle - BattlementPalgaea Shrine - RuinsPirate RaidProving GroundsRomanian Valley - Castle SiegeSacred Mt. Fuji - Lava BedSecret Money PitSilk Road RuinUnderground Buddhist SanctumValentine MansionWater Mill Valley
Soulcalibur IV
Soulcalibur IV (Broken Destiny)Soulcalibur MobileSoulcalibur IV (DC Comics)Exciting! Soulcalibur DojoThe Art of Soulcalibur: Broken DestinySoulcalibur IV UnlockablesSoulcalibur IV Original SoundtrackSoulcalibur Broken Destiny Best Of SoundtrackCritical FinishTower of Lost SoulsQuick MatchThe Gauntlet • Trials (Trial of Attack, Trial of Defence, Endless Trial) • Soulcalibur: Broken Destiny Unlockables
AlgolAmyAngol FearThe ApprenticeAshlotteAstarothCassandraCervantesDampierreDarth VaderHildeInfernoIvyKamikirimusiKilikKratosLizardmanMaxiMitsurugiNightmareRaphaelRockSeong Mi-naSetsukaScheherazadeShuraSiegfriedSophitiaTakiTalimTiraVoldoXianghuaYodaYoshimitsuYun-seongZasalamel
Challenge of the GodsDistant Marsh (Sleeping Marsh) • Egyptian Temple - Sacred Flame (Egyptian Temple - Sand Cloud) • Grand Labyrinth - Corridor of Suspended TimeHall of the Warrior GodIce Coffin of the Sleeping AncientJyurakudai Villa - Virgin Snow (Jyurakudai Villa - Twill Damask and Brocade) • Kunpaetku Shrine - Dream Remnants (Grand Shrine of Palgaea - Sea of Decay) • Ostrheinsburg Castle Throne RoomOstrheinsburg Castle - Twilight (Dark Capital Ostrheinsburg) • Phantom PavilionSailor's Rest (Sailor's Rest - Twilight) • Star Destroyer Docking BayThesmophoros' Imperial Garden (Thesmophoros' Imperial Garden - Sunset) • Tower of Remembrance - Ancient GateTower of Remembrance - DegradationTower of Remembrance - Encounter (Tower of Remembrance - Omen) • Tower of Remembrance - Spiral of TimeVoiceless Volpe BridgeWolfkrone Monument
Soulcalibur VI
Soulcalibur VISoul ChronicleLibra of SoulThe Art of Soulcalibur VISoulcalibur VI Original Soundtrack
2BAmyAstarothAzwelCassandraCervantesGeraltGrøhHaohmaruHildeHwangInfernoIvyKilikMaxiMitsurugiNightmareRaphaelSeong Mi-naSetsukaSiegfriedSophitiaTakiTalimTiraVoldoXianghuaYoshimitsuZasalamel
Astral Chaos: Tide of the DamnedCity Ruins: Eternal ApocalypseCursed Moonlit WoodsFaraway MeadowGairyu IsleGrand Labyrinth - Sealed CorridorIndian Port: Impending StormKunpaetku Temple: Serpentine BanquetMaster Swordsman's Cave: Azure HorizonMaster Swordsman's Cave: Wicked DepthsMotien Pass RuinsMurakumo Shrine GroundsOstrheinsburg Castle: Hall of the ChosenReplica Kaer MorhenShrine of Eurydice: Cloud SanctuarySilver Wolves' HavenSnow-Capped ShowdownSunken Desert RuinsWindswept Plains