Venus & Braves ~Majo to Megami to Horobi no Yogen~ (ヴィーナス＆ブレイブス ～魔女と女神と滅びの予言～? lit. "Venus & Braves: The Witch, the Goddess, and the Prophecy of Ruin") is a role-playing game released by Namco for PlayStation 2 on February 13, 2003. On January 20, 2011, Namco Bandai Games released a PlayStation Portable port with new content.
The game uses the rotation battle system from 7: Molmorth no Kiheitai and shares several elements from the game, including characters and locations.
"In Year 999, a monstrous evil will awaken from its slumber in the souther lands. With the passing of time, the seeds of terror and despair will be sown throughout the land." - Well-Varius Prophesies 44:7
It is the year 999. A great disaster was predicted to happen in this year, but the people have forgotton of it. After the Golem Bandits saved the citizens from an attack, a woman appeared to talk with their leader, Blood, warning him about the prophecy. At first Blood doesn't believe her, but is later convinced to assist her in avoiding the prophecy from becoming a reality.
- Blood Boal (ブラッド・ボアル Buraddo Boaru?) - The main character, a gentle albino youth with red eyes that is immortal, having lived for over 300 years. He used to be a knight before gaining his immortality, then became a mercenary and participated in many battles, being feared by knights and earning several nicknames like "Battlefield Demon", "God of Killing Blood", and "Diabolos of Tragedy". After repeated battles, Blood started feeling lonely due to his immortality as his friends aged and died, and he decided to live alone for some time. Several years later he became the leader of the Golem Bandits and had a peaceful life in Bulkway until the goddess Ariah appeared to him with a "Prophecy of Ruin". The two then departed on a quest to stop the prophecy.
- Ariah (アリア Aria?) - The goddess of prophecy, who entrusted Blood with the task of avoiding the "Prophecy of Ruin".
- Vivid Orrin (ヴィヴィ・オールリン?) - A mysterious great witch that is obsessed with Blood. She is a free-spirited woman with great power. Despite her appearance, she may be older than Blood and has a lot of experience and knowledge.