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In Street Fighter V, his outfits are based on Ancient Greek styles of dress and armor. His original costume from Third Strike evokes the nudity and celebration of the male form of Greek wrestling. His story-mode costume is a greek toga, while his battle costume is the armor of a Greek hoplite or Spartan warrior.
 
In Street Fighter V, his outfits are based on Ancient Greek styles of dress and armor. His original costume from Third Strike evokes the nudity and celebration of the male form of Greek wrestling. His story-mode costume is a greek toga, while his battle costume is the armor of a Greek hoplite or Spartan warrior.
   
His blonde flowing hair was further mentioned to evoke the concept of the "Nordic Aryan Superman" and that of "Norse Gods in the face of Ragnarok";<ref name="StreetFighterPlotV5">https://www.gamefaqs.com/ps3/722788-ultra-street-fighter-iv/faqs/69921</ref> in addition, his powers over ice and fire may also hearken to the frost and fire giants of Nordic mythology, both creatures believed to be the progenitors of the Aesir, and both their respective elements believed to have coalesced and created the universe. Alternately, his appearance and defining traits may find their roots in Greek Mythology, as it is believed that Gill was inspired by Frantisek Kupka's portrayal of ''Prometheus'', the titan who dared to defy Zeus/Jupiter and spared mankind his punishments by sharing with them the knowledge of the welfare of food and fire, and was brought to Mount Olympus to be punished endlessly until being freed by Heracles.
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His blonde flowing hair was further mentioned to evoke the concept of the "Nordic Aryan Superman" and that of "Norse Gods in the face of Ragnarok";<ref name="StreetFighterPlotV5">https://www.gamefaqs.com/ps3/722788-ultra-street-fighter-iv/faqs/69921</ref> in addition, his powers over ice and fire may also hearken to the frost and fire giants of Nordic mythology, both creatures believed to be the progenitors of the Aesir, and both their respective elements believed to have coalesced and created the universe. Further allusions to Norse Mythology made to him in supplementary materials and in game (ie. Ragnarok Winners), his role as a villainous savior, and his pure martial arts fighting style, also has him draws similarity to [[w:c:aselia:Dhaos|Dhaos]], the primary antagonist from the [[w:c:aselia:Namco Tales Studio|Namco]] RPG ''[[w:c:aselia:Tales of Phantasia|Tales of Phantasia]]''. Gill also bares a strong resemblance to (and is possibly based on) both [https://jojowiki.com/Kars Kars] and [https://jojowiki.com/Santana Santana], villains from the ''[https://jojowiki.com/Battle_Tendency Battle Tendency]'' story arc of the manga/anime series ''[https://jojowiki.com/JoJo's_Bizarre_Adventure JoJo's Bizarre Adventure]''; he is especially similar to Kars since both are responsible for the rise of their respective series' dominant antagonists ([[M. Bison]] and [https://jojowiki.com/Dio_Brando Dio Brando]) and they both obtained a different kind of immortality (Kars by gaining invulnerability to sunlight and enhanced body manipulation, and Gill via his resurrection ability).
 
Further allusions to Norse Mythology made to him in supplementary materials and in game (ie. Ragnarok Winners), his role as a villainous savior, and his pure martial arts fighting style, also has him draws similarity to [[w:c:aselia:Dhaos|Dhaos]], the primary antagonist from the [[w:c:aselia:Namco Tales Studio|Namco]] RPG ''[[w:c:aselia:Tales of Phantasia|Tales of Phantasia]]''. Gill also bares a strong resemblance to (and is possibly based on) both [https://jojowiki.com/Kars Kars] and [https://jojowiki.com/Santana Santana], villains from the ''[https://jojowiki.com/Battle_Tendency Battle Tendency]'' story arc of the manga/anime series ''[https://jojowiki.com/JoJo's_Bizarre_Adventure JoJo's Bizarre Adventure]''; he is especially similar to Kars since both are responsible for the rise of their respective series' dominant antagonists ([[M. Bison]] and [https://jojowiki.com/Dio_Brando Dio Brando]) and they both obtained a different kind of immortality (Kars by gaining invulnerability to sunlight and enhanced body manipulation, and Gill via his resurrection ability).
 
   
 
In addition to his Greek God and Hebrew Abrahamic influences, Gill was also envisioned as a "Greek Pankration like [[Wikipedia:Gandhi|Gandhi]]" by [[Akiman]] during conception of his character,<ref name="StreetFighterPlotV5">https://www.gamefaqs.com/ps3/722788-ultra-street-fighter-iv/faqs/69921</ref> and some of his aspects were lifted from the henshin hero character Android [[w:c:kikaider:Android Kikaider|Kikaider]].<ref name="StreetFighterPlotV5" /> Coincidentally, Kikaider also had an archenemy who is also named Professor '''Gill'''.
 
In addition to his Greek God and Hebrew Abrahamic influences, Gill was also envisioned as a "Greek Pankration like [[Wikipedia:Gandhi|Gandhi]]" by [[Akiman]] during conception of his character,<ref name="StreetFighterPlotV5">https://www.gamefaqs.com/ps3/722788-ultra-street-fighter-iv/faqs/69921</ref> and some of his aspects were lifted from the henshin hero character Android [[w:c:kikaider:Android Kikaider|Kikaider]].<ref name="StreetFighterPlotV5" /> Coincidentally, Kikaider also had an archenemy who is also named Professor '''Gill'''.
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