This character appears in Umineko no Naku Koro ni.

Clair Vaux Bernardus

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Clair Vaux Bernardus
クレル・ヴォーブ・ベルナルドゥス
Clair Normal.png
Character Information
Classification
GenderFemale
Hair ColorPale green
Eye ColorBlue
First AppearanceRequiem of the Golden Witch
Portrayed BySayaka Ohara
Relationships
"Oh, I am one yet many. And yet, we have never been able to resist fate."
—Clair Vaux Bernardus, Requiem of the Golden Witch

Clair Vaux Bernardus (クレル・ヴォーブ・ベルナルドゥス Kureru Vōbu Berunarudusu?) is a vessel created by Bernkastel to narrate the latter half of Requiem of the Golden Witch. Clair serves as a vessel of Sayo Yasuda. Clair is a Reader, similar to the role of Ange Ushiromiya during Dawn of the Golden Witch, and is a "substitute actor" without her own personality. Clair can be considered as more of a tool than a person and is used by Sayo to confess to Willard H. Wright, Lion Ushiromiya, and Bernkastel without revealing Sayo's own "pitiful form".

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Appearance

Clair's appearance is borrowed from the original form of Sayo's Beatrice, who was made to match the image of the ghost that haunts Rokkenjima with a pure white dress and contrasting personality. Once Beatrice accepts her love for Battler Ushiromiya, her form changes to match both Battler's ideal woman and the portrait of Beatrice placed in the mansion.

Plot

Requiem of the Golden Witch

After Willard H. Wright deduces the true identity of Beatrice's killer, Clair begins narrating the story of Sayo Yasuda during their time as a fledgling servant of the Ushiromiya family.

Trivia

  • Clair is likely a reference to Bernard of Clairvaux, Dante's final guide in the Divine Comedy.
  • Clair's unusual name is easy to mistranslate. In early fan translations, she was named Clair vauxof Bernard. In the official Steam release, though her text boxes refer to her correctly as "Clair Vaux Bernardus," her TIPS profile is titled Clair vauzof Bernard.

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