Religion: Kabbalah archangel
Other Names: First of the Pit
First Appearance: Gambit (vol. 2) #2 (Oct. 1997): "Shadow Rise"
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 1
Note: Sybil's grandparent; Olivier Stoker's parent
Along with the demon Beleth, Raziel is the parent of the demon Olivier Stoker (a foe of Gambit) and the grandparent of the angel/demon hybrid Sybil.
Raziel is associated with actual Biblical mythology, particularly as it relates to Kaballah (Jewish mysticism).
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