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Sienna "Squigly" Contiello
Squigly action portrait by oh8-d5w82lg
Mezzo Soprano
Gender Female
Age 28 (14 at death)
Birthday November 2
Blood Type Embalmed (formerly A-)
Height 5'3
Weight 118 lbs.
Measurements 28B-21-38
Likes Leviathan, Her family, Tradition, Reading up on current events, Animals (particularly birds and snakes), Music, Singing, Noodles, Cream soda, Cake, Burgers, Gardening, The smell of incense, Bubble baths, Not being dead
Dislikes The Medici Mafia, Black Dahlia, Double, The Skull Heart, Rude people, Uncivilized behavior, Dishonesty, Not taking karaoke seriously, Thunderstorms, Being dead
Voice Actor Lauren Landa (Squigly)

Liam O'Brien (Leviathan)

Squigly (JP: スクィグリー) is a DLC character for Skullgirls Encore. Because Lab Zero Games reached their requested donations for Squigly, she had been a free DLC character for all to acquire for a limited amount of time (the first 3 months after her release), but since has been added to the store for purchase.


Squigly is the last "surviving" member of the Contiellos, a famous line of opera singers and long-time clients of the Medici family.

Fourteen years ago, tragedy befell Squigly’s family when the Medici Mafia came close to obtaining the Skull Heart. Vitale's top assassin, Black Dahlia, was ordered to murder Squigly and her parents by the Mafia - the very people who seemed to be some of their family's closest allies. It was during this incident that she became one of the Skullgirl's undead minions. Once the threat had been defeated, only Squigly’s body was recovered, and she was buried in a service provided by Lorenzo himself.

Fast forward to the present: Bloody Marie's emergence has awoken Squigly from her long sleep. As part of the Skullgirl’s undead legion, Squigly should have become nothing more than a mindless servant of the pale maiden. However, thanks to the powers of her Parasite, Leviathan, she is spared this fate.

Having been passed through the Contiello family for generations, Leviathan is refined and dotes on Squigly like her father and previous host did. This long familial history has made Squigly's bond with Leviathan deeper and more fundamental than that of most Parasites, and allows them to work harmoniously both in and out of battle like synchronized dance partners. Their unique circumstance also seems to have given them abilities beyond this world, as well.

Story Mode

After reawakening in New Meridian, Squigly sees Marie attacking an airship containing a fleeing Lorenzo Medici with part of a building. Her musings on Marie's apparent desire to protect the innocent bystanders while focusing her rage on the Medici Mafia were interrupted by the arrival of Parasoul and the Black Egrets, who (somewhat correctly) identified her as one of the Skullgirl's minions. After fighting Parasoul off, Squigly fled the scene, but not before using an apparition-like copy of herself to suggest that the Canopy Kingdom princess focus her attention on Marie and her active minions.

After making her escape, Squigly noted that her powers seemed to have become stronger since she last used them, which Leviathan admitted was a sign of his imperfect ability to block the Skull Heart's influence. Squigly assured her Parasite that he was doing an admirable job by simply allowing her to live after death, but then discovered - much to her horror - that someone had sewn her mouth shut during her "sleep". Realizing that the Medicis were to blame, Squigly and Leviathan set off to find Lorenzo and exact vengeance for the insult.


After defeating the Skullgirl, Double ambushes Squigly from behind. Fortunately, Filia and Samson come to their rescue, preventing her death. After Squigly and Filia decide to work together and team up against Double, Double warns Squigly that Filia is a Medici. Despite Squigly's dislike for the Medici Mafia, she decides that Filia's actions will speak for her instead.

After the fight with Double, it is revealed that Double was the person to give Selene, Squigly's mother, the Skull Heart, causing the sudden deep hatred between the Contiellos and Medicis. Although Lorenzo never claimed the Skull Heart, he made sure all Contiellos were 'silenced' (the reason Squigly's mouth is sewn shut). After this realization, Squigly destroys Double and the Skull Heart. After her mission was completed, Squigly returned to rest with Leviathan, the two of which had become inseparable, to reawaken with the return of the next Skull Girl.

After the credits, a short scene appears showing Filia and Samson putting flowers on Squigly's and Leviathan's grave, marked with 'May they rest in peace until we meet again'.


Squigly is graceful, calm and well-mannered, but tough and determined to complete her mission. Her past experience with a Skullgirl gives her a unique perspective and a greater understanding of the situation over most.

Levianthan is a very loyal parasite to Squigly through and through as well as honorable. He is said to be a gentleman, but sometimes, he has a dry wit when talking to his opponents.

Fighting Style

She and/or Leviathan use long-range attacks to prevent close range combat. However, their mid-air attacks are quite limited and short-ranged and need to be timed correctly. Most of her ground attacks while squatting are very slow and easy to be seen and spotted at any distance on the screen but each hit does massive damage.

Like Filia, Squigly does very little of any actual fighting, merely acting as a vector for Leviathan to lash out with his attacks.


Skullgirls Encore - Squigly Trailer01:40

Skullgirls Encore - Squigly Trailer

Color Palettes

The First 18 of Squigly's Color Palettes

The first 18 of Squigly's color palettes.

  1. Default colors
  2. Original colors
  3. Lydia (Beetlejuice)
  4. Original colors
  5. Original colors
  6. Original colors
  7. Squigly before death
  8. Bloody Marie
  9. Dead Master (Black★Rock Shooter)
  10. Squigly's funeral dress
  11. Original colors
  12. Lady Zozo (Code of Princess)
  13. Emily (Corpse Bride)
  14. Litchi Faye-Ling (BlazBlue:Calamity Trigger)
  15. ZONE-tan (ZONE-SAMA)
  16. Original colors
  17. Sucy Manbavaran (Little Witch Academia)
  18. Kyouko Sakura (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)
  19. Gum (Jet Set Radio) - Indiegogo backer color
  20. Yoshika Miyako (Touhou) - Indiegogo backer color
  21. Alice Liddell & The Cheshire Cat (American McGee's Alice) - Indiegogo backer color
  22. Original colors - Staff-picked color (This was a palette that was removed prior to Squigly's final release.)

Move List

  • LP (Lich Slap)

Squigly slaps the opponent on the first hit and Levianthan bites the opponent on the hit. Chains twice.


  • Squigly's parasite's name, Leviathan, comes from the Judeo-Christian demonic sea monster of the same name that is one of Lucifer's minions. In demonology, the Leviathan is associated with the sin of Envy. Leviathan himself is known to quote the Christian bible.
  • Squigly was not resurrected during Queen Renoir's transformation into a Skullgirl, as the Queen was currently in another land at the time and her powers did not extend back to the Canopy Kingdom's dead-and-buried.
  • Leviathan goes through Squigly's right ear and out of a hole on the left side of her head. This suggests that the hole on the left side of her head is the bullet hole caused by Black Dahlia at the time of Squigly's murder. This is contradicted however in the CG depicting Black Dahlia shooting her on what appears to by the right side of her head, not the left.
  • Squigly's "The Silver Chord" special move is a reference to Scorpion's signature spear attack from the Mortal Kombat series. Like Scorpion does, she and Leviathan say "Get over here!" as well as Leviathan occasionally saying "Come here!" when the move is executed at times.
  • Squigly's "Draugen Punch" special move could possibly be a reference to the Shoryuken, an uppercut special move originating from the Street Fighter series used by Ryu, Ken, and other fighters in the series with the Ansatsuken(Or Shotokan, as it is commonly called) fighting style.
  • Before she died, Squigly was considered to be a Mezzo Soprano.
  • Leviathan was present for the clash between Samson's old host, Delilah, and Eliza.
  • Leviathan was attached to Roberto’s arm/shoulder area and was visible externally.
  • Skullgirls Art Director Alex Ahad drew a non-canon human version of Leviathan by fan request. The design features Leviathan as a lithe man with slicked, spiked hair and two large horns growing out backwards from his temples while wearing a suit and tie.
  • Squigly comments Parasoul’s height, having seen her as a child in photos and on TV.
  • Her middle names mentioned in older materials and her Dragon Empire heritage are no longer canon. She still retains some Chinese themed moves.
  • She is missing the eye that would be covered by her hair.


Official Art

Concept Art by Alex Ahad

Squigly - Expressions

Leviathan - Expressions

Story Mode


Skullgirls (Encore)
Lab Zero Games
Main Cast Filia (Samson) • CerebellaPeacock (Avery) • ParasoulMs. FortunePainwheelValentineDouble
DLC Squigly (Leviathan) • Big BandFukuaEliza (Sekhmet) • BeowulfRobo-Fortune
Bosses Marie
Other AdamAeonAndy AnvilAnnieBeatrixBlack DahliaBrain DrainDr. AvianFengGeorge BombHiveHubrechtIleumIrvinIsaacJujuLawrenceLeducLonesome LennyLorenzo MediciMinetteMollyMotherMrs. Victoria (D. Violet) • OttomoPanzerfaustQueen NancyReginaRiccardoRoberto ContielloRoxieScythanaSelene ContielloStanleyTaliesinThe TripletsTommy Ten-TonsUmbrellaVenusVitaleYu-Wan
Terminology The Black EgretsFishbone GangThe Last HopeLiving WeaponMedici MafiaParasiteSkull HeartSkullgirlThe Trinity
Stages Bath of TefnutClass NotesFinal AtriumGlass CanopyGrand CathedralLab 8Little InnsmouthMaplecrestMedici TowerNew Meridian RooftopsNightmare CrestRiver King CasinoRooftops AssaultStreets of New MeridianUnder the Bridge
System HUDControlsBasic MechanicsAdvanced Mechanics
Extras StoryArt GalleryMarie 300%QuotesThe Typing of the Skullgirls
Music Skullgirls Original Soundtrack (Tracklist) • "Hitomi no Kioku" • "In a Moment's Time"
Other Media SkullgirlSSkullgalsKeep Skullgirls Growing!Digital Art Compendium

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