|First appearance||Gargoyles 1x02 Awakening Part 2|
|Created by||Greg Weisman|
|In story information|
|Alter ego||David Xanatos|
|Team affiliations||Xanatos Enterprises, Illuminati|
|Abilities||Advanced Martial Arts skills, Weapons Handling Techniques, Extremely Sharp Intellect, Mechanical Exo-suit which enhances his physical abilities to that of a Gargoyle, & Guile. In Comic books and other stories with a long history first appearance refers to the first occurrence to feature a Fictional character. Greg Weisman (born September 28 1963 in Los Angeles California) is an American Animation Writer and producer most famous|
David Xanatos is one of the primary characters of the animated series Gargoyles. Gargoyles is an American Animated television series created by Greg Weisman. In the series, he is the founder,owner and CEO of Xanatos Enterprises and a member of the Illuminati (He ranks at 36, which is the lowest of the society). A chief executive officer ( CEO) or chief executive is typically the highest-ranking corporate officer ( executive) or administrator "Illuminata" redirects here For the 1998 John Turturro film see Illuminata (film. Xanatos was voiced by (and his design inspired by) Star Trek: The Next Generation's Jonathan Frakes. Star Trek The Next Generation ( STTNG or TNG) is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning science fiction television program created by Gene Roddenberry Jonathan Scott Frakes (born August 19, 1952) is an American Actor and director best known for his portrayal of Commander His schemes have given rise to the term "Xanatos Gambit".
Xanatos' behavior is often ruthless and amoral, although his personality is slightly softened later in the series by his affection for his wife Fox and their son Alex. Amorality is the quality of existence in which the concept of Morality (or Right and wrong) is invalid His plans are often intricate and Machiavellian. Machiavellianism is the term that some social and personality psychologists use to describe a person's tendency to deceive and manipulate others for personal gain However, he is notably not vindictive as he sees revenge as foolish and even tends to try and see the positive side of his defeats. Revenge (also vengeance, retribution, or vendetta amongst others consists primarily of retaliation against a person or group in response In fact, his plans often work out beneficially to him in one way or another, despite the frequent intervention of Goliath, Xanatos' arch-rival, and his clan of Gargoyles. Goliath is a Fictional character in the Animated television series Gargoyles, voiced by Keith David. The Manhattan Clan are the fictional protagonists of the animated Disney series Gargoyles. He is obsessed with obtaining immortality for himself and his family. Immortality (or eternal life) is the concept of living in physical or spiritual form for an Infinite length of Time. His loyal right-hand man is Owen Burnett, a stoic man with extraordinary hidden talents Xanatos gained through equally remarkable circumstances. personal assistantAn assistant is a Person or electronic tool who or that assists another person accomplish his or her goals This article includes a list of characters from the animated series Gargoyles.
Xanatos is a formidable fighter in his own right. In addition to advanced Karate and Judo skills, he also has a specialized red armored suit that he modeled on his Steel Clan that he wears frequently. ( or is a martial art developed in the Ryukyu Islands from indigenous fighting methods and Chinese Kenpō. meaning "gentle way" is a modern Japanese martial art ( Gendai budō) and Combat sport, that originated in Japan in the late The Steel Clan are fictional enemies of the Manhattan Clan, appearing in the Disney Animated television series He also has a highly advanced AI and cyborg clone modeled after himself, designed to do his bidding; it impersonates and represents him whenever he needs it to. A cyborg is a Cybernetic Organism ( ie, an organism that has both artificial and natural systems This robot became the leader of the criminal group The Pack under the name of Coyote and there was a time where he actually used it to try to capture the actual Coyote spirit. In the Disney Animated television series Gargoyles, the Pack are a group of actors-turned-mercenaries who primarily serve as antagonists to
David Xanatos started life as the son of Petros Xanatos, a fisherman from Bar Harbor, Maine. Petros Xanatos is a Fictional character from the Disney Animated television series Gargoyles, voiced by Morgan Sheppard Young Xanatos received an anonymous letter which contained a set of priceless 10th century coins. He sold the coins for 20 grand, investing the money in a series of successful ventures and eventually building his corporation. Xanatos's holdings include Xanatos Enterprises, a genetics company Gen-U-Tech, the Scarab Corporation robotics firm, and the television franchise Pack Media Studios. Genetics (from Ancient Greek grc-Latn genetikos, “genitive” and that from grc-Latn genesis, “origin” a discipline of Biology, is Despite his father's belief that Xanatos did not deserve the gift that had launched his career, Xanatos continued to claim that he would one day prove himself a self-made man.
During this time, Xanatos gained a former employee of his business rival, Halcyon Renard, Owen Burnett. This article includes a list of characters from the animated series Gargoyles. Eventually, Burnett revealed that he was actually the Child of Oberon, Puck and offered his entertaining employer a tempting choice: a single wish or a lifetime of service as the mortal Owen Burnett. In the Fictional universe of the animated series Gargoyles, the name Oberon's children is given to the so-called Third Race of beings (the Puck is a mythological Fairy or mischievous Nature Spirit. Puck is also a generalised personification of land spirits Against the magical being's expectations, Xanatos choose Owen's service and the decision deeply impressed Puck to keep his end of the bargain.
Xanatos learned of Castle Wyvern from Demona, the only remaining Gargoyle from the Wyvern Clan, and proceeded to purchase the castle and transport it, brick by brick, and reconstruct it atop his New York skyscraper, the Eyrie Building. This article includes a list of places featured in the Fictional universe of Disney's animated series Gargoyles. Demona is a Fictional character in the Animated television series Gargoyles, voiced by Marina Sirtis. This article includes a list of places featured in the Fictional universe of Disney's animated series Gargoyles. With the castle "above the clouds," Xanatos successfully released the Manhattan Clan from their frozen sleep. The Manhattan Clan are the fictional protagonists of the animated Disney series Gargoyles.
Xanatos initially posed as the Gargoyles' friend, convincing them to "acquire" technology from his rival Cyberbiotics for him and ultimately attempting to destroy the gargoyles once their replacements, the Steel Clan, came online. The Steel Clan are fictional enemies of the Manhattan Clan, appearing in the Disney Animated television series The Steel Clan was defeated, however, and Xanatos was convicted for receiving stolen property ("Awakening, Part V"). Xanatos continued to plot against the Gargoyles from prison, testing them and attempting to remove them from the castle. Upon his release, he became one of their greatest enemies, engaging in a particularly fierce rivalry with their leader, Goliath. Goliath is a Fictional character in the Animated television series Gargoyles, voiced by Keith David.
Xanatos also committed himself to getting his own clan of gargoyles that would be loyal and obedient to him. To that end, he tried several attempts throughout the series to do that such as resurrecting Goliath's brother Coldstone and some of the other dead Gargoyles from the Scottish clan; genetically creating his own clan of mutant gargoyles, one of whom was Elisa Maza's brother, Derek; creating a clone of Goliath, and perfecting the Steel Clan. Coldstone is a character in the animated series Gargoyles. He is voiced by Michael Dorn, one of many Star Trek actors to lend Elisa Maza is a fictional character from the Disney Animated television series Gargoyles, voiced by Salli Richardson. Thailog is a character from the Disney Superhero Animated series Gargoyles. When these attempts failed, he changed focus to continuing his quest for immortality but by using sorcery, magic, and even involving himself with children of Oberon, the King of the mystical island Avalon, instead. Magic, sometimes known as sorcery, is a Conceptual system that asserts human ability to control the natural world (including events objects people and In the Fictional universe of the animated series Gargoyles, the name Oberon's children is given to the so-called Third Race of beings (the
Xanatos would meet an equal in Fox and marry her. It was on this occasion that, by inviting Goliath to the wedding and luring him into seeking reconciliation with Demona, Xanatos was able to reconstruct the Phoenix Gate. This article is a list of magical items that appear in the Disney animated series Gargoyles. The wedding party was brought back in time to the 10th century, where Xanatos arranged for the ancient coins to be delivered to himself a thousand years in the future, via Illuminati, as well as a message to himself detailing the instructions how to do it that he had received a week before. In this way, Xanatos fulfilled his own history through a predestination paradox, at the same time proving himself to his father as a "self-made man" ("Vows"). A predestination paradox, also called either a causal loop, or a causality loop and (less frequently either a closed loop or closed time loop The following is a list of episodes for the Disney animated show Gargoyles.
When Demona finally betrayed Xanatos to advance her own goals of destroying the human race, Xanatos was forced to call a truce with Goliath to stop her ("City of Stone, Part II"). The following is a list of episodes for the Disney animated show Gargoyles. Goliath was later instrumental in saving Xanatos's newborn son Alexander, at which time Xanatos pledged to pay the debt back to him ("The Gathering, Part II"). The following is a list of episodes for the Disney animated show Gargoyles. He soon created new robotic bodies for Coldstone's other personalities, which he names Coldfire and Coldsteel. But the cyborg Gargoyles he put together was also created by magic, so it was impossible for mind transfer. While he and Fox were out to dinner, Puck and Alexander did the soul transfer for him. When the existence of the Gargoyles is revealed to the public, Xanatos ultimately calls an end to the feud and restores the Gargoyles to their ancestral home in the castle ("Hunter's Moon, Part III").
Soon after, Owen received a call from Mr. Duval from The Illuminati for Xanatos. Xanatos refused as he spent some time with his son that night. On Halloween Night, he's later visited by Martin Hacker (who ranks 32 in The Illuminati) who gives him an invitation to the White House. See also Executive Office of the President of the United States The White House, formerly known as the Executive Mansion, is the Official residence From there he meets another Illuminati member, Quincy Hemmings (Chief Stewart at the White House who ranks 2 in The Illuminati). He hands Xanatos a mission from The Illuminati.
The mission is for him to obtain The Stone Of Destiny which is being sent back to Scotland. The Stone of Scone (ˈskuːn also commonly known as the Stone of Destiny or the Coronation Stone is an oblong block of red Sandstone, about by by in To ensure success, he recruits Coldsteel and activates Coyote 5. 0. He sends some Steel and Iron Clan robots to assist them.
Xanatos was portrayed as a benefactor to the Gargoyles. Greg Weisman has stated that while the feud with the clan ended, he still seeks to achieve his own goals (As according to Greg will be demonstrated in #4 or 5 of the comic). This is acknowledged by Brooklyn and Goliath in #1 of the Slave Labor Graphics comic book series continuation that while he isn't 100% trust worthy, they trust him not to smash them during the day. Slave Labor Graphics or commonly SLG, is an independent American Comic book publisher well-known for publishing darkly humorous offbeat comics This article is about the comic by Slave Labor Graphics. For the 1995 series by Marvel Comics, see Gargoyles (TV series#Marvel. Also, Xanatos has to deal with pressure from The Illuminati in terms of turning the clan over to them.