Just like all popular anime, Solo Leveling also features an evil group called Monarch, who serves as the primary villain of the series. As a result, it is quite obvious for fans to know who are the strongest monarchs in Solo Leveling and what type of powers they possess. As we all know, Solo Leveling is one of the best manhwa with OP MC, whose main character, Sung Jinwoo, has no limit.
However, the Monarch comes as a formidable opponent for him and puts up a tough challenge for him. Manhwa readers are already aware all strongest monarchs in Solo Leveling and know everything about them. Now, it is time for anime fans to know everything about monarchs and their formidable abilities. So let’s get started!
Who are the Monarchs in Solo Leveling?
Before moving forward to the list of the strongest monarchs in Solo Leveling, let’s first know who they are. Monarchs are a group of ancient monsters who had one mission: to wipe entire humanity from existence. After the endless war between light and darkness, the Absolute Being is divided into two parts: Rulers and Monarchs.
Rulers are created from the light side of Absolute Being, while monarchs are created from the dark side. There are a total of 10 monarchs featured in the series, all of whom hold their respective king’s titles. Now, let’s move on to the list of the strongest monarchs in Solo Leveling.
Top 10 Strongest Monarchs in Solo Leveling (Ranked)
10. Baran- Monarch of White Flames
Main Abilities: Lighting Breath
Let’s start our list of strongest monarchs in Solo Leveling with Baran. He earned the title of “King of Demons” and had a huge army of demons. He is a huge muscular demon wearing a gray helmet and huge armor on his shoulders. His four long horns and one big tail give him a proper demonic look. Despite being the weakest monarch, he is far stronger than plenty of the series’ characters.
Baran also has the ability to spit incredible lightning attacks from his mouth and provide huge damage to his opponents. Even though Sing Jinwoo fights against Baran’s shadows, he still has problems defeating him. On the other hand, he also shows his bravery and loyalty to monarchs by choosing death over revealing his plan to Ashborn.
9. Querehsha- Monarch of Plagues
Main Abilities: Necromancy, Venom Inducement, Regeneration, and Mana Constructs
Querehsha is not just one of the strongest monarchs in Solo Leveling but also the only female monarch. She had a highly voluptuous body and attractive look that also made her one of the hottest Solo Leveling characters. Being the “Queen of Insects“, she had the ability to transform into insect monster, in which she had multiple appendages.
Querehsha had a wide range of supernatural abilities, such as creating mana crystals, releasing toxic fluid, and controlling dead bodies. Moreover, her exceptional regenerative ability allows her to heal injuries within seconds, no matter if she is being sliced in half.
8. Tarnak- Monarch of the Iron Body
Main Abilities: Telepathy
Tarnak is the most egotistical monarch, whose heart is filled with hatred towards humans. In his human form, he looks quite a handsome guy with stylish blonde hair. While fighting against strong opponents, he transforms into a monstrous golem who wears gray armor and has flaming green hair.
Just like all the strongest monarchs in Solo Leveling, he also had a king title and is referred to as the “King of Monstrous Humanoids“. Aside from his immense strength and power level, he had a special telepathy ability, which he used to communicate with his fellow monarchs.
7. Legia- Monarch of the Beginning
Main Abilities: Truth Induction
Legia is a very muscular man who has long black hair and a black beard. He shows keen intelligence by easily tricking Sung Jinwoo into releasing him from prison. Due to possessing a huge, giant-like body, he holds the title of “King of Giants.”
Even though his entire mana is drained, he still makes incredible bursts of wind pressure by just swinging his fist. As a result, it is quite obvious that his raw strength is on another level among monarchs. Moreover, he is also capable of casting a special spell that stops them from lying to him.
6. Hockwan- Frost Monarch
Main Abilities: Ice Magic and Sleep Inducement
Hockwan is a huge elf guy and has long silver hair and blue skin. He is one of the monarchs who is very desperate to kill Sung Jinwoo as soon as possible. Being the “King of the Snow Folk“, he possesses incredibly powerful ice magic. He can create huge ice waves, bring ice storms, and make any type of weapon or monster out of ice.
In his second fight against Sung Jinwoo, he also shows his formidable strength and speed by pushing him to his limit. Hockwan is also capable of making any human sleep by just snapping their fingers.
5. Rakan- Monarch of Fangs
Main Abilities: Regeneration and Telekinesis
Rakan is one of the strongest monarchs in Solo Leveling in terms of raw power. He had a very huge and muscular body with tanned skin and sharp teeth. While fighting against his enemies, he became very brutal and had no mercy for them. Being the “King of Beasts“, he is capable of turning into a huge white werewolf.
He excellently shows his incredible strength and speed by overpowering Thomas Andre, who is a Guild Master of Scavenger guild, one of strongest Solo Leveling guilds. His exceptional regenerative ability allows him to heal any major injury in an instant. Moreover, he also had telekinesis, which allowed him to move any object without touching it.
4. Yogumunt- Monarch of Transfiguration
Main Abilities: Creating Countless Portals and Magical Powers
Yogumunt is one of the strongest monarchs in Solo Leveling in terms of magical powers. He is an old man who wears wizard-like outfits consisting of a hooded cloak and masks over his mouth. Being the “King of Spectres“, he had a powerful army consisting of skinwalkers, oozes, wizards, chimeras, and spirits.
He had so much pride in his magical powers but still knew his limit to not engage in one-on-one battles with Sung Jinwoo. His exceptional magical power allows him to create countless portals to summon his army or any monarch’s army to the battlefield. As a result, he appears as a formidable enemy of the hunter association who can’t be handled by any S-rank hunter.
3. Ashborn- Monarch of Shadows: One of the Strongest Monarchs in Solo Leveling
Main Abilities: Shadow Army, Shadow Portal, Ruler’s Authority, and Monarch’s Domain
Ashborn is not just one of the strongest monarchs in Solo Leveling but also the strongest Ruler in Solo Leveling. He had a shadow-like appearance with glowing, flame-purple hair, which gave him a scary look. He is the only monarch who cares for humanity and is looking for human vessels for their sake with the help of Architect.
Being “King of the Dead“, he can extract shadows from the dead and add them to his army of shadows. Moreover, he is also capable of using his shadows as a portal to teleport his enemies. His telekinesis ability allows him to control any object to any extent, which greatly helps him in battling with opponents.
2. Antares- Monarch of Destruction: Most Popular And One of the Strongest Monarchs in Solo Leveling
Main Abilities: Breath of Destruction, Dragon’s Fear, and Telepathy
Whether you talk about the hottest, oldest, best, or strongest monarchs in Solo Leveling, Antares is the only one. Being the main villain, he possesses exceptional physical strength and a wide range of powerful abilities. Destruction and death are the things that he loves the most and that perfectly suit his position as “Monarch of Destruction“.
Being “King of Dragons“, he had a very huge and powerful army of dragons. Moreover, he can also transform into an enormous red dragon who spits a torrent of fire from his mouth. His deadliest attack is “Dragon fear”, which sends anyone into a state of panic until they are weaker than him.
1. Sung Jinwoo- Second Shadow Monarch
Main Abilities: Shadow Army, Dragon’s Fear, Regeneration, Telekinesis, and Shadow Portal
Moving forward to Sung Jinwoo, the only monarch who is not an original monarch created by Absolute Being. After being chosen by the Shadow Monarch as his successor, he eventually became the second Shadow Monarch. Jinwoo is capable of using all the powers and abilities of Ashborn, such as his shadow army, shadow portal, ruler’s authority, and so on.
Moreover, he is also capable of using Antares’s deadliest attack, Dragon’s fear, to send his opponent into a state of panic. Aside from his monarch’s powers, he possessed exceptional physical strength, speed, and regeneration abilities. As a result, Sung Jinwoo cleared most of dungeons in Solo Leveling and defeated all the strongest monarchs in Solo Leveling whom he encountered.
That’s it for today’s post! We hope you found this wonderful list of the strongest monarchs in Solo Leveling useful and know about their incredible power level. Each of these strongest monarchs in Solo Leveling are exceptionally powerful and can defeat anyone until and unless they face each other. Some of them do not get enough role time to show their powerful abilities, but they are still so powerful. As a result, Manhwa fans still remember their epic battle and are waiting to experience it again in its anime adaptations. Stay tuned for more Solo Leveling posts and upcoming anime releases.