Lancer Purgatorio (ランサー・プルガトリオ, Ransā Purugatorio?) is a Lancer-class Servant able to be summoned by the Protagonist in the Grand Orders of Fate/Grand Order.



Lancer's True Name is Houzouin Inshun (宝蔵院胤舜, Hōzōin Inshun?). It can be a spear to thrust, a naginata to cleave, a sickle to slash; in any case, it never fails to hit the target—such is the famous cruciform spear of the Houzouin. Houzouin Inshun is the second generation master of the Houzouin-ryuu spearmanship, and a man whose skill is extolled as reaching the gods and buddhas.[1]

Houzouin Inshun was born as Mitsuda Gennosuke (満田源之助?). As the successor of the Houzouin, he received lectures in the ways of monks and spearmen from In'ei, founder of the Houzouin-ryuu spearmanship. At the time, the Houzouin spear was already widely known thanks to In'ei. That is because the one who improved the base spear that until then was served only for thrusting - bringing forth the ground-breaking cruciform spear that could slice, sweep and knock, in addition to thrust - was this In'ei.[1]

However, In'ei abandoned the spear. “It is not proper for one who serves Buddha to learn spearmanship.” “If you intend to serve Buddha, you should abandon the spear.” He died at the age of 87, while leaving such words for his successor, Inshun.[1]

However, Inshun did not give up on spearmanship. A member of the Houzouin should walk on both the path of Buddha and the path of the spear—like this, he revived the Houzouin-ryuu spearmanship.[1]



I don’t need alcohol. For my mowing down becomes dull. I don’t need meat. My thrusting becomes blunt.[1]


Fate/Grand Order

Shimosa Province: The Stage of Rivers of Blood and Mountains of Corpses


Jumonji Yari

Jumonji Yari

His Noble Phantasm is Hazy Inverted Moon - Eleven Styles.

Seeking the Truth of Martial Arts: A skill granted to those who purely, wholeheartedly refine their martial arts, ignoring social position, prestige, riches and women. So long Houzouin Inshun holds on to the cruciform spear, his combat abilities improve and resistance to mental attacks will be acquired to some extent.


Creation and Conception

Matsuryu is the character illustrator for Houzouin Inshun.[1]


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