Character Profile Wikia
L (Death Note)
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Series Death Note
Age 24-25
Birthday October 31, 1979
Sex Male
Species Human
Height 179 cm (5'10")
Weight 50kg (110 lbs.)
Alignment Lawful Good

L is a Death Note character and also one of the main characters in the story.


He was raised by Quillish Wammy(who later became Watari), who took his brother, Wammy's House, after the boy's parents died. After realizing his intelligence, Watari either trained and supported in his cases. The age at which he became a detective is unknown, but in a short time the reputation of the best detective in the world occurred, whose opinion is extremely valuable among organizations that investigate and investigate the world.

In Interpol's initial discussion of the Kira case, L told members that he was absolutely sure that the heart attacks were being caused by someone, and that, based on the first victims, he was a Japanese citizen. L then created a regional broadcasting scheme in Japan to provoke Kira, starting in Kanto, the region of the first murder. Kira ends up revealing herself, killing Lind L. Tailor, the criminal on death row who passed for L in the first transmission, when he says that Kira is "evil". In this broadcast, L proves that Kira will kill anyone who gets in his way, and that the killer was in the Kanto region of Japan.

In this case, L shows his face to the Japanese task force who was on his side in the investigation and, during his investigation, he is very suspicious of the chief's son (Light Yagami) and wants to obtain evidence to prove that he is Kira. 


  • Genius intelligence: L has a great capacity for intelligence and deduction, being considered the best detective in the world.
  • Capoeira practitioner: L knows capoeira. This is shown when attacking Light Yagami.




  • Through a transmission, he discovered that Kira was in the Kanto region of Japan.
  • He stole Misa Amane's cell phone without anyone noticing.
  • He discovered that Light Yagami was Kira, however, he had no evidence.
  • He revealed to Light that it was L, leaving the same dead end.
  • He fought capoeira against Light Yagami.


  • If he sits down normally, his deductive and investigative abilities are decreased by 40%.

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