|Species||Human/Flying Squirrel Hybrid|
|Hair||Red w/ White Streaks|
|Affiliation||Heaven Isle, Beacon Academy|
Niel is a member of team LGND
Niel comes from an unmarked island, referred to by the locals as Heaven Isle. Heaven Isle is in fact, a Floating island, kept aloft by the Largest Dust Crystal ever found, reffered to as the "Dust Mother" Niel belongs to a lineage who is selected to protect the Dust Mother from those who would wish to take it. members of this Lineage are Trained to fight from an early age. However, Niel Left his home, Not wishing to waste his life protecting "some dumb Rock".
He enrolled at Signal Academy, 2 years ahead of Ruby Rose, and then Graduated to Beacon.
Niel is headstrong and arrogant. Quick to refute anything that contradicts his own beliefs, but willing to accept them if shown hard evidence. He is also shown to not always be the brightest, sometimes requiring a simpler explanation of something. However it is also shown he has a deeper understanding of dust than most other students. This is mainly due to his teaching surrounding the Dust Mother.
He is slow to trust people, almost paranoid at times.
He often prefers to solve problems with a simple punch to the face. While this works with most Grimm, this can be a problem, since he has trouble thinking more critically.
Weapons and Abilities
Hammer Fist - A Hydraulic powered fist-gauntlet, With Spikes on the knuckles.
He is shown to have Superhuman strength, able to punch through solid rock without the help of the Hammer Fist. His strangth also allows him to dig through the earth at tremendous speeds. He is able to glide thanks to his Aura, but only for a limited amount of time. His tactics are often Straightforward, usually Rushing an enemy with a flurry of attacks, hoping to overpower the enemy before it can retaliate. His other common tactics include burrowing underground to attack from below or to attack from above whilst gliding.
His Backstory, personality, and Abilities are based on Knuckles the Echidna, a character from Sonic the Hedgehog.