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Luka Couffaine
Luka Couffaine is the son of Anarka Couffaine and older brother of Juleka Couffaine.

Personality Edit

Unlike his sister Juleka, Luka is a calm boy who has a mixed personality of being playful, charming, mature and flirtatious. He is empathetic at reading people's emotions and expressing it through music. Luka is very kind and generous, especially towards his friends and family, but also to people he just met as he cheers Marinette up shortly after meeting her.

Luka seems to be a easygoing and relaxed boy. However, sometimes he can lose his calm if feels that he and mainly his friends are being wronged, like when Bob Roth stole his band's music, dance and outfits and claimed them to be XY's. Despite everything, he tries to retain his cool, only getting really mad when Bob threatened Marinette.

Trivia Edit

  • Luka was first revealed in a French synopsis for Season 2 on Le Figaro.[3]
    • He was later revealed to be Juleka Couffaine's older brother in a Brazilian synopsis for Season 2 on O Universo da TV.[5]
  • The name Luka means "light" in Latin.
    • In the Russian dub, his name is changed to Luke.
  • Luka's surname Couffaine is a combination of "couffin" (French for "coffin") and the French suffix "-aine" (meaning "of or from a place"), ultimately meaning "of/from the coffin".
    • All the Couffaine's names so far end with "-ka".
      • However, it is actually a pun, as a matter of fact in French it sounds like "acouphène" which means "tinnitus".
  • According to Thomas Astruc, Luka is approximately two years older than Juleka.[7]
  • According to Feri González, Luka is a handsome boy and people "are going to fall in love with him."[8]
    • She also noted that both Luka and Kagami Tsurugi are "charming, rounded characters" who are not limited to roles as alternate love interests.[9]
  • Viperion was first revealed in concept art shown at the 2018 Comic Con Experience panel on December 6, 2018.[10]
  • Viperion's name is likely a portmanteau of viper (a family of venomous snakes) and Hyperion, a Titan of Greek mythology associated with the sun and daytime.
    • In Greek mythology, the priestess of the oracle at Delphi was known as Pythia, stemming from the giant snake slain by Apollo (another god of the sun) "in the strength of Hyperion (day)."
      • Apollo is also known to have a lyre.
  • Luka is the second known character to use the Snake Miraculous, the first being Adrien.
  • Both Hawk Moth (in Party Crasher) and Ladybug (in Miracle Queen) have said that Viperion is the most difficult superhero to be against because of his superpower.

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