Xuelan is one of Riser Phenex's Rooks.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Xuelan is a well-endowed young woman of Chinese descent with shoulder-length black hair and blue-green eyes. Her hair has two Chinese-style buns on both sides of her head, while the front features bangs that form a slight V-shape across her forehead.

Her outfit consists of a navy blue qipao with gold accents, a white sash around her stomach, and black, low-heeled shoes. The qipao is open at the chest area, giving view to Xuelan's breasts and cleavage. She also wears black armguards over her forearms. She does not wear any undergarments[1].

Personality[edit | edit source]

Like the other members of Riser's peerage, Xuelan is loyal to Riser and carries out the orders given by him without question.

History[edit | edit source]

Not much is known about Xuelan, other than at some point before the series, she was reincarnated as a Devil by Riser as his Rook.

Plot[edit | edit source]

The Red Dragon Emperor's Awakening[edit | edit source]

Xuelan first appears in Volume 2 at the Occult Research Club, when Riser introduced his peerage to Rias after the two of them decided to have a Rating Game. During the Rating Game, Xuelan fought against Koneko in the replicated gymnasium. Although she quickly gained the upper hand in terms of fighting style, she lost to the latter after being hit with a series of direct hits and was finally taken out of the fight when Akeno destroyed the building with her inside it.

The Legend of Oppai Dragon and his Lively Companions[edit | edit source]

In the Extra Life of DX.1, Xuelan took part in her master's rematch against Rias. Like before, she faces off against Koneko, but ultimately losses and retires from the battle again.

In Volume 19, Xuelan participated in the Rating Game between her master and Diehauser Belial.

Powers & Abilities[edit | edit source]

Xuelan using her Kung Fu against Koneko

Demonic Power: As a Devil, Xuelan has all the common skills and powers of one.

  • Enhanced Strength and Defence: As a Rook, Xuelan possesses enhanced physical strength and endurance. According to Koneko, her power as a Rook is on par with a Queen[2].

Fire Manipulation: Xuelan can emit fire from her hands and feet to strengthen her attacks[3].

Kung Fu Expert: Xuelan is very skilled in Kung Fu which revolves around kicks. [3]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Xuelan bears a close resemblance to Chun-Li from the Street Fighter series. Her kick-based fighting style is also a homage to the latter.
  • Xuelan's name translates to "Snow Orchid" from traditional Mandarin.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Highschool DxD Anime Season 1 Episode 8
  2. Highschool DxD Light Novel Volume 1 Life 2 Part 8
  3. 3.0 3.1 Highschool DxD Light Novel Volume 2 Life 4 Part 5

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