Dr. Edward Bilstein is the main antagonist of the series who leads the Fourth Empire. Once a physics expert on Earth, he soon started developing plasma weapons. He now employs these weapons in his attempts to conquer Earth along with his war clones and robots. He wields a plasma broadsword in battle.

once stumbled upon a research document left behind by one of his ancestors. It described Plasma Power and how it could be derived from human emotions. Bilstein was driven by his ancestor's evil will because they were unable to complete the project and that Bilstein himself had decided to carry out their work and build the unknown Plasma weapon. However, before Bilstein could realize his evil plot, he was detected by the Earth Federation and was then arrested for violating human rights, using actual human bodies in his experiments. After escaping his prison and forming his "Fourth Empire" organization, Bilstein now seeks to conquer the entire universe and establish a new order under his own rule. Ghost Bilstein is another form of Bilstein.

Star Gladiator


Plasma Sword, Card Fighters Clash, Card Fighters Clash 2


Page Updated:  July 28th, 2018

You can just call Billstein the Darth Vader of the Star Gladiator series. lol. In fairness, don't call him a Darth Vader "rip-off"... because he's actually a fairly cool and unique design. Bilstein's not too bad for a fighting game boss, but slightly generic at the same time. Extra points for the cliche "wants to conquer Earth" storyline... Come on now, that's just too good. lol.

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