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Liam Diethel
Japanese Name: リアム ダイゼル
Romanized Name: Riamu Daizeru
English Name: Liam Diethel
First Appearance: Chapter 87 (Manga)
Episode 27 (Anime)
Occupations: Detective
Japanese VA: Masamichi Sato
English VA: Frank Frankson
Furyoku Level: 1500
Guardian Ghost
Japanese Name: Morphine
English Name: Chloe
Type: Seirei Class

Liam Diethel (リアム ダイゼル, Riamu Daizeru) is a fictional character in the manga and anime series of Shaman King. He is the father of one of the series main characters Lyserg Diethel.


Liam is a tall, lean man. His hair is a deep forest green, while his eyes are an apple green, like his son Lyserg.


Liam is the caring and is more faithful to his son and acts as a kind teacher to him.

Abillities and Powers

Liam is the world's number one, most famous detective. He uses a crystal, dousing pendulum, as well as his spirit, Morphine. He uses these tools, to aid him in his detective work, which is why he became so famous.


See More: Morphine

His guardian ghost was Morphine (Chloe in the English anime; Morphea in the English manga) a pixie fairy, that has been passes on from generation to generation in the Diethel family. Before he died, he passed it on to his son, Lyserg Diethel



Liam and his wife Jane Diethel lived in London, England, where Liam worked as douser and detective while training his son, Lyserg Diethel, in the same arts. He was once hired by Oknox for an unknown job and came close to finding out about his criminal dealings.[1]

Liam's burned remains

On Lyserg's birthday he gave him the task of finding his present using dowsing. While Lyserg was away, Liam was approached by Asakura Hao who wanted his help in the next shaman fight, but Liam refused to, wanting to stay out of it. When Lyserg returned he found the burned husks of both of his parrents who had been killed by Hao who then set the whole house ablaze while defending against Lyserg's attack.

Invading the Plants

He appeared on board on the Soul Train together with his wife, having earlier found the spirits of Chocolove McDonell parents with ease. He expressed joy seeing his son's growth.[2]

Anime/Manga Difference



  1. Shaman King Manga - Zero Chapter 4
  2. Shaman King Manga - Chapter 299

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