His Japanese name, 'Spade', follows the trend of the card based names that Chalis and Arcanus have in the Japanese title. This name is further supported by the Spades Suit that he dons on his attire, notably around the next and on the caps of his knees. This English name holds the same meaning, however for the swords or blades in the Minor Arcana tarot card deck.
His status is unknown after the battle with Matthew and the group. However alongside Chalice he is still capable of talking after being defeated by the party.
Blados is an extremely skilled swordsman, being able to instantly or quickly kill his pray with his Punish technique. Alongside his sword, which he uses as his primary weapon, he also uses Fire Crackers and Spark Shurikens in order to attack, and in the case of the latter, paralyse his foes. He also uses Psy Grenades to slowly drain people of their Psynergy. He can also increase his own defence, as well as those of his allies, using Shadow Shield.