|Gold Experience Requiem|
|Namesake||Gold Experience (preceding evolution)|
|Manga Debut|| Vol. 63 Ch. 586|
Gold Experience Requiem (1)
|Seiyuu||Misa Watanabe (All-Star Battle)|
Gold Experience Requiem is a humanoid Stand of a height and build similar to Giorno's. Its head extends into pointed tips with the back of the head hollow, giving it the appearance of a crown. It has an extended ridge collar on the back of its neck and several indentations and various other patterns covering its body. Its eyes are similar to King Crimson in design.
When it first appears, it wears the Arrow on its forehead; which eventually falls to the ground.
Nullification of Cause and Effect: Gold Experience Requiem's ability is to turn anything, including his opponent's attack and willpower, back to the state of "zero". Hence, it is virtually invincible, as all "supposed" actions created by an opponent would have been reset (back to point zero). It is mentioned by Giorno himself that he is unsure of the exact workings and limits of Requiem's powers, but it has been shown that its range of influence extends from finger beams, surface contact, and to even being in the mere attention of Requiem.
Requiem's abilities are seen by some fans to be the opposite of King Crimson's: King Crimson erases the "cause" and keeps the "effect" (i.e time where a bullet would hit him is erased, causing the bullet to warp past him), while Requiem keeps the "cause" but erases the "effect", causing endless scenarios where actions and initiatives are started, but the effects of such does not occur (as shown when Requiem completely halted King Crimson's cause erasing ability).
If the opponent is "killed" by the Stand itself, then they will also continuously experience death, as they will die but repeatedly return to point "zero" (i.e Diavolo's endless death loops).
This ability renders Giorno essentially and literally untouchable by anything that would try to hurt or kill him and is perhaps the absolute strongest defense in existence.
Original Abilities: It is often disputed whether Giorno retained his original life giving abilities after evolving into Gold Experience Requiem. After fusing with the arrow, Giorno breaks a column and a piece of it turns into a scorpion that then attacks Diavolo, so it is very likely he still has all of his original Stand's abilities.
(The information below derives from a video game. As such, it may or may not be considered canon.)
In All-Star Battle, it is shown that Gold Experience Requiem functions normally under the time-accelerating effect of Made in Heaven, and that Giorno remains immune to the effect as long as he has Requiem active; while other characters are severely slowed down.
- After the Stand's first appearance, the Arrow tip falls from its head; leaving ambiguity as to whether Giorno has retained it.
- In the novel Purple Haze Feedback, Giorno uses Gold Experience Requiem to heal Fugo without Fugo noticing.
- There is an interesting parallel between Giorno, with Gold Experience Requiem's "state zero" ability, and his father, Dio Brando. Gold Experience Requiem's ability essentially gives Giorno a pseudo-immortality, where Giorno can survive nearly any attack, but most likely has no effect on the regular aging process. This is very similar to Dio, who acquired near-immortality by becoming a vampire.