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I’m a spying specialist, so attacking isn’t my forte. But I should at least do something like this, right?

–Reya while fighting Issei Hyoudou, Light Novel DX.3, Life.2 The Ordinary Days of Red Dragon Emperor


Reya Kusaka is a third-year high school student at Kuoh Academy in Class 3-C and one of Sona's Bishops.


Kusaka is a slim girl with long brown hair that ends in two short braids and matching eyes. She also wears a blue headband.


Reya is a soft-spoken and polite girl. While Reya admits that she likes Yuuto, she's not as passionate as Tsubaki. She also notes that he has become friendlier and easy to talk to, since the events of Volume 3.


Reya learned about the existence of Devils from her grandmother who was a witch and through this knowledge is how she met Sona. At some point before the series, she was reincarnated into a devil by Sona, joining the Student Council in the process.[1]

Powers & Abilities

Demonic Power: Reya has all the powers and abilities common to Devils, including the power to cast spells.

Enhanced Magic Power: As a Bishop, she can strengthen her magic and demonic powers.

Magic Talent: Due to being taught magic by her grandmother and having her potential enhanced by her Bishop piece, Reya possesses enhanced magical abilities. She and Momo were able to create a special barrier to hide Sona's presence during their Rating Game against the Occult Research Club. Her communication/spying ability is based on the magic that she learned from her grandmother.

Reversal (反転リバース, Ribāsu): An ability gained from Grigori, which lets her inverse the effects of any powers or items, which she tried to use against Akeno's lightning strike, but was unable to reverse her Holy Lightning. However, she and the others stopped using it after the Rating Game against Rias and her peerage.

Flight: Being a Devil, Reya can fly using her wings.


Scouting Persona (怪人達の仮面舞踏会スカウティング・ペルソナ, Sukautingu Perusona): Reya's Artificial Sacred Gear. It creates masks and Reya uses them observe through the masks to search for the enemy, to gather information, or simply to act as a shield.

Bishop Piece (僧侶の駒, Sōryo no koma): Reya was reincarnated using the Bishop Piece, which her grants enhanced magic power.


  • Reya is a feminine Sanskrit/Indian name which comes from the word ‘riya’, meaning “singer”.
  • Reya's surname; Kusaka can be can be translated to "Low Grass" ("草 meaning grass, weeds, herbs, pasture") ("下 meaning below, down, descend, give, low, inferior").


  1. Light Novel DX.3, Life.2 The Ordinary Days of Red Dragon Emperor