Quotes:Ansem, Seeker of Darkness

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This page contains a list of quotes said by Ansem, Seeker of Darkness during the course of Kingdom Hearts, Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories, Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories, and Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance.

Cutscene Quotes[edit]

Kingdom Hearts[edit]

  • "I've come to see the door to this world."
    talking to Sora on Destiny Islands.
  • "This world has been connected. Tied to the darkness...soon to be completely eclipsed."
    discussing the Destiny Islands.
  • "You do not yet know what lies beyond the door."
    when Sora asks where he came from.
  • "There is so very much to learn. You understand so little."
    when Sora notes he's from another world.
  • "A meaningless effort. One who knows nothing can understand nothing."
    before disappearing.
  • "Know this. The heart that is strong and true shall win the Keyblade."
    talking to Riku.
  • "For that instant, it was. However, you can become stronger. You showed no fear in stepping through the door to darkness. It held no terror for you. Plunge deeper into the darkness, and your heart will grow even stronger."
    talking to Riku.
  • "It's really quite simple. Open yourself to the darkness. That is all. Let your heart, your being, become darkness itself."
    before he gives Riku power over darkness.
  • "Yes... A Keyblade. But unlike yours, this one has the power to unlock people's hearts. Allow me to demonstrate. Behold!"
    stabbing Maleficent.
  • "Now, open your heart, surrender it to the darkness! Become darkness itself!"
    transforming Maleficent.
  • "The Heartless were using Maleficent from the beginning. She failed to notice the darkness in her heart eating away at her. A fitting end for such a fool."
    upon Maleficent's defeat.
  • "Don't you see yet? The princess's heart is responding. It has been there all along. Kairi's heart rests within you!"
    revealing the whereabouts of Kairi's heart to Sora.
  • "It is I, Ansem, the seeker of darkness."
    revealing his true identity.
  • "So, I shall release you now, Princess. Complete the Keyhole with your power. Open the door, lead me into everlasting darkness!"
    before he attacks Sora.
  • "So, you have awakened at last, Princess. The Keyhole is now complete. You have served your purpose. But now it's over."
    when showing himself to Kairi, Donald and Goofy.
  • "Take a look at this tiny place. To the heart seeking freedom this island is a prison surrounded by water. And so this boy sought to escape from his prison. He sought a way to cross over into other worlds. And he opened his heart to darkness."
    revealing his true form on the remnants of Destiny Islands.
  • "Don't bother. Your voice can no longer reach him where he is. His heart belongs again to darkness. All worlds begin in darkness, and all so end. The heart is no different. Darkness sprouts within it, it grows, consumes it. Such is its nature. In the end, every heart returns to the darkness whence it came. You see, darkness is the heart's true essence."
    talking to Sora about the darkness.
  • "So, you have come this far and still you understand nothing. Every light must fade, every heart return to darkness!"
    before battling Sora.
  • "Behold the endless abyss! Within lies the heart of all worlds: Kingdom Hearts!"
    after being defeated the second time.
  • "Look as hard as you are able. You'll not find even the smallest glimmer of light! From those dark depths are all hearts born! Even yours."
    showing Sora his Kingdom Hearts.
  • "Darkness conquers all worlds!"
    before showing the World of Chaos.
  • "It is futile. The Keyblade alone cannot seal the door to darkness. Kingdom Hearts! Fill me with the power of darkness..."
    after the World of Chaos has been defeated.
  • "Supreme darkness..."
    when Kingdom Hearts starts spurring darkness.
  • "Light? Bu-but why...?"
    before his death.

Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories[edit]

Reverse/Rebirth[edit]

  • "Why do you shun the dark?"
    talking to Riku.
  • "Stop resisting and accept the darkness. You must... if you are to serve me again!"
    before appearing before Riku.
  • "You need the darkness. Submit! Bow to the darkness, and bow to me."
    talking to Riku about joining the darkness again.
  • "You think some feeble light can save you from the darkness I command? Fool!"
    before battling Riku.
  • "They are cards crafted from your memory. Advance through the worlds they beget, and you will come to understand... Chasing the light will not distance you from the dark. You cannot run."
    after giving Riku some cards.
  • "Tsk, so stubborn. Then continue your fight, if you must. Eventually, you will see. You cannot resist the dark."
    before vanishing.
  • "Meddlesome king!"
    angered at Mickey's interference.
  • "I know you can feel it, Riku—the grip I have on your heart. You've let the darkness in. And all-consuming darkness is what your heart shall become!"
    talking to Riku about his darkness.
  • "Very well. Then sink into the dark abyss!"
    before battling Riku again.
  • "Oh, I know what you can do. Your skill with darkness has matured. But I do not understand. Why accept darkness and still refuse me? You and I are similar. We both follow where the darkness leads. We exist in the same space—so why deny me? Perhaps some part of your heart still fears the dark?"
    talking to Riku about his darkness.
  • "Hardly... finished... I gave you... the dark... My shadow... lingers... I will return!"
    before vanishing.

Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories[edit]

Reverse/Rebirth[edit]

  • "Stop resisting. Accept the darkness. You have no choice... if you are to serve me again!"
    before appearing before Riku.
  • "Clever boy. I knew you'd be the one to most appropriately serve me. And now, surrender to me again---"
    provoking Riku to attack him.
  • "You are weak. You need darkness. Surrender. Bow to darkness. Bow to me."
    trying to get Riku to give in to the darkness.
  • "You think that feeble little light can save you from the darkness that I command? You shall feel my dark powers---in your bones!"
    before battling Riku.
  • "This is a card crafted from your memory. Advance through the world it creates and soon, you will understand... Chasing after light is not the way. It will not give you distance from the darkness. There is no running from the darkness."
    after giving Riku some cards.
  • "To use it or not is your choice. I'll be waiting, Riku... for you to sense it and yield to the darkness in your heart!"
    before departing.
  • "More like a model. He is an example of what you should try to be. He accepts the darkness... just like you once couldn't help but accept me. But now you are afraid. Perhaps YOU are the one who is being fake. Fake when you pretend to have no fear."
    discussing Riku's replica.
  • "Inside of the card-worlds... you grappled desperately with the darkness. Desperation is fear. You fight the darkness because it is what frightens you."
    talking about Riku's fear.
  • "You called out my name. You have been thinking about me...You're afraid of the darkness I command. Good...The more you think of me, the closer my return draws. And when I have awoken, I will take hold..."
    preparing to control Riku once more.
  • "You have let in the darkness, Riku. That means very soon your heart shall become an all-consuming darkness."
    talking to Riku about his darkness.
  • "The deeper the darkness runs inside you, the stronger I become. Controlling you is effortless."
    talking to Riku about his darkness.
  • "Why in such a hurry? I'll be here at the very heart of darkness...Watching you plunge into the same darkness---inside of you."
    after Riku enters the last basement.
  • "I have watched you fight. I know your strength. Your skill with darkness has grown. It has become more mature. And yet, why... Why do you accept the darkness---but still refuse me? You know you and I are similar. We both follow where the darkness leads. Indeed, we are the same, so why? Does some part of your heart still have a fear of the dark?"
    talking to Riku about his darkness.
  • "Very well. In that case... You shall sink into the abyss!"
    before battling Riku again.
  • "This... is hardly... the end... Your darkness---I gave it... all to you... My dark shadow... lingers... Someday... Someday... I will return!"
    before vanishing.

Kingdom Hearts II[edit]

  • "This world has been connected. Tied to the darkness."
  • "You understand nothing."
  • "All worlds begin in darkness, and all so end. The heart is no different. You see, darkness is the heart's true essence."
  • "Kingdom Hearts! Fill me with the power of darkness!"

Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance[edit]

  • "So sad. The cost of yielding to the darkness."
    confronting Riku at La Cite des Cloches..
  • "But I embraced the darkness—and unless you hurry up and learn to do the same, your story will end just like his."
    threatening Riku before leaving.
  • "That is right. Sora can no longer wake up. No matter how many nightmares you consume, you cannot wake someone who has fallen into the chasm of dreams."
  • "Dreams hold our memories. Sleep holds our dreams. And darkness—it holds our sleep. Sora's heart belongs to the darkness now."
  • "But you feel it, don't you? This world, the nightmare, the abyss. Why haven't you returned to the reality whence you came?"
  • "Dream of a dream. A twofold nightmare. This whole journey, you have been inside Sora's dreams. And now darkness within darkness awaits you."
  • "At the start of your test, when you struck out from that tiny island, you saw me there dressed in a robe. Immediately you knew something was wrong, so without even knowing it, you dove into Sora's dream. And you became exactly what that sigil on your back represents—a Dream Eater to protect Sora from nightmares."
    explaining what Riku has become.
  • "Correct. But you failed to protect him. After all your efforts to command the darkness and protect those you cherish, it is a shame you locked that power away in the end."
  • "So you understand what to do. Set the darkness in you free, and you can rescue your friend."
  • "At last, you see clearly."
  • "That...is your answer?"
  • "You can try."
    before battling Riku.
  • "Ever the fool, boy. And forever a pawn of the darkness!"
    before merging with his Guardian for a final duel with Riku.

Kingdom Hearts III[edit]

  • "There is more to seek... so go forth now and seek it."
    After being defeated for the final time by Sora, Riku, and Mickey...

Battle Quotes[edit]

Kingdom Hearts[edit]

  • "Come, guardian!"
    shielding himself with his Guardian.
  • "You insolent little...!"
    before entering "submission" phase.
  • "Submit!"
    ordering the Guardian to possess Sora.
  • "Come, open your heart."
    using the energy shield.
  • "My strength returns."
    powering up for Dark Shadow.
  • "What do you hope to accomplish?"
    using Dark Shadow.
  • "Do not deny your fear!"
    when using Dark Shadow.
  • "The final darkness is nigh!"
    finishing Dark Shadow.
  • "Take this!"
    using Dark Rush.

World of Chaos[edit]

  • "Return to darkness!"
    spinning his dual-bladed Soul Eater.
  • "Welcome the darkness into your heart."
    summoning laser orbs.
  • "All shall be extinguished."
    summoning laser orbs.
  • "Still confused? Then perhaps this will enlighten you!"
    summoning laser orbs.
  • "Come forth!"
    summoning Bit Snipers.
  • "Come... Darkness!"
    using energy vacuum during the final phase.
  • "Now, you weak-hearted fools, witness real power!"
    using energy vacuum during the final phase.
  • "Is this the answer? It can't be!"
    upon defeat.

Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories[edit]

  • "Come, guardian!"
    shielding himself with his Guardian.
  • "Come, open your heart."
    after half of his health is depleted.
  • "Do not deny your fear!"
    after he is almost on his last bar of health.
  • "Take this!"
    using Dark Rush.
  • "The final darkness is nigh."
    powering up for Dark Shadow.
  • "Submit!"
    finishing Dark Shadow.
  • "Why do you refuse the darkness?"
    upon defeat.

Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance[edit]

  • "Is that all you've got?"
    random quote during the first battle.
  • "You can't protect anything."
    random quote during the first battle.
  • "Drown in Darkness."
    random quote during the first battle.
  • "Protect me!"
    shielding himself with his Guardian during the first battle.
  • "Accept the Darkness."
    random quote during the second battle.
  • "Feel the Darkness."
    random quote during the second battle.

Removed Quotes[edit]

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