The Nameless One

The Nameless One

"The Nameless One" is a fictional character from the Black Isle Studios role-playing video game, Planescape: Torment and is the main protagonist of the story. The character was voiced by Michael T. Weiss and created by game designer Chris Avellone. The Nameless One is a heavily scarred immortal, who, when killed, may suffer severe memory loss.

Planescape: Torment begins in medias res, with the character awakening from his previous death experience on a Mortuary slab in Sigil, without his memories. He sets out on a quest to regain his lost memories and discover why he is immortal. In the process, he slowly learns about the varying personalities of his previous incarnations, and the influence they have had on the planes and the people that surround him. The character has an expansive back story, spanning thousands of years, through a multitude of incarnations, benevolent and evil.

The character has received universally positive reviews. Empireonline.com placed "The Nameless One" as fourth on a list of "The 50 Greatest Video Game characters".

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