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    What does the tattoo or mark on Chrollo's head represent?

    I've always wondered what was the point of that tattoo/mark? Is it suppose to mean anything?

    Why did he go out of his way to hide it when he met up with Neon?

    What do you guys think it means?

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    Re: What does the tattoo or mark on Chrollo's head represent?

    It's a reversed cross. It can either mean he's like some kind of anti-christ or that he just doesn't believe in God in general. Since the background of HXH is similar to the real world it's probably a good idea not to go around wearing such a mark when you're trying to look like a normal guy.

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    Re: What does the tattoo or mark on Chrollo's head represent?

    he has peter's cross behind his jacket so i think the same thing in his forehead..since peter's cross come in different forms .
    and it's a a symbol of humility.



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    Re: What does the tattoo or mark on Chrollo's head represent?

    It's called 'the reverse cross' in the prophecy as well as when Killua first saw him from far away.

    It's probably not a sign of friendliness. Although he's not afraid to show it, he certainly went out of his way to hide it when he's trying to pretend to be just a normal guy.

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    Re: What does the tattoo or mark on Chrollo's head represent?

    Quote Originally Posted by Phantron View Post
    It's a reversed cross. It can either mean he's like some kind of anti-christ or that he just doesn't believe in God in general. Since the background of HXH is similar to the real world it's probably a good idea not to go around wearing such a mark when you're trying to look like a normal guy.
    Quote Originally Posted by Phantron View Post
    It's called 'the reverse cross' in the prophecy as well as when Killua first saw him from far away.

    It's probably not a sign of friendliness. Although he's not afraid to show it, he certainly went out of his way to hide it when he's trying to pretend to be just a normal guy.
    Quote Originally Posted by souhail View Post
    he has peter's cross behind his jacket so i think the same thing in his forehead..since peter's cross come in different forms .
    and it's a a symbol of humility.

    As Souhail said, this cross is called St Peter's cross, because St Peter asked to be crucified in a inversed cross as he didn't deserve the same honor as the Christ.

    It is a symbol of humility. And yes, the subs do say 'St Peter's cross' in the prophecy.

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    Re: What does the tattoo or mark on Chrollo's head represent?

    Coz it's really freaky and screams VILLAIN.

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    Re: What does the tattoo or mark on Chrollo's head represent?

    This is St. Peter cross indeed as many said above. He felt he is unworthy of having the same death as christ.

    However, as of now it is a satanist symbol.

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    Re: What does the tattoo or mark on Chrollo's head represent?

    Quote Originally Posted by KingOfNight View Post
    This is St. Peter cross indeed as many said above. He felt he is unworthy of having the same death as christ.

    However, as of now it is a satanist symbol.
    Hmm... weird somehow this doesnt fits than chrollo if you ask me

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    Re: What does the tattoo or mark on Chrollo's head represent?

    Shizuku also wears a cross, a pendant. and she's one of the original members of genei ryodan right?


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    Re: What does the tattoo or mark on Chrollo's head represent?

    Quote Originally Posted by X3D2YFaust View Post
    Shizuku also wears a cross, a pendant. and she's one of the original members of genei ryodan right?

    Nope! Shizuku took the place of ex-number 8 of Genei Ryodan. Analyzing the cronology of the facts that Togashi used, we can deduce that the ex-number 8 was killed by Silva. The original members were Chrollo, Feitan, Franklin, Machi, Nobunaga, Pakunoda, and Uvogin.

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    Re: What does the tattoo or mark on Chrollo's head represent?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kiba View Post
    Hmm... weird somehow this doesnt fits than chrollo if you ask me
    Well, I think it actually does ! You know fits his cool and demonic nature.

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