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HAIL 2 U!

—Judgement's infamous catchphrase.

Judgement (審判(ジャッジメント) Jajjimento?) is the Stand of Cameo, featured in Stardust Crusaders.

Appearance

Judgement appears as a large, mechanical humanoid. Barrel-chested, it wears massive shoulder pads and has three fingers of a metallic sheen on its hands. A piece in the shape of a round helmet sits atop the left side of its head. Its design is inspired by Jinzo Ningen Kikaider and Kamen Rider by Shotaro Ishinomori.[1]

Personality

JoJo Tarot 20 - Judgement

Judgement

Judgement bursts out of a lamp claiming to be a genie named Cameo and acts friendly, goading Polnareff into expressing wishes[2].

However it soon reveals itself as Judgement and exposes it's pleasure at turning the wishes of his victim against themselves[3].

Judgement often shouts "Hail 2 U!", after granting a wish, and as a battle cry[2].

It represents the Tarot Card, Judgement.

Abilities

Judgement is a fairly powerful Stand, having above average strength and speed as far as Stands go and is able to clash with Silver Chariot and come out without a scratch[2]. Its large metal body is particularly hard to damage. However it yields against truly powerful Stands like Magician's Red[4] and relies on tricking unwitting victims to use their wish against them.

When Judgement was beaten by Magician's Red, even though its eyes were popped, its head blown off, and its arm and side cracked and shattered, Cameo didn't have a scratch on him when he was discovered[4]. This suggests that Judgement is one of the first automatic Stands after Empress which for its part was synchronized with its user.

  • Wishes: Judgement's unique power is to create clay constructs out of humans' deepest desires[5] but it will turn the wishes against its victims. This is a representation of Judgement's power; to toy with a person's heart. The fakes are nearly perfect: fake treasures will have the weight and texture of real gold[2] and fake people will have the appearance (although Judgement purposefully makes them more monstrous), voice and memories of the real person[5]. Passing as a genie, it tricks Jean Pierre Polnareff into wishing for his sister to come back to life, and then used his emotional power to form a visage of her out of dirt. However, Sherry tried to devour Polnareff, who couldn't muster the strength to hurt his sister's figure[3].

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Trivia

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 JOJOVELLER: STANDS - Comments by Hirohiko Araki[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Chapter 175, Judgement Part 2
  3. 3.0 3.1 Chapter 177, Judgement Part 4
  4. 4.0 4.1 Chapter 178, Judgement Part 5
  5. 5.0 5.1 Chapter 176, Judgement Part 3

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