Gil (ギル, Gil), short for Gilgamesh (ギルガメス, Gilgamesh), is the protagonist of Bandai Namco's Babylonian Castle Saga franchise.
Gilgamesh is the prince of Babylim, a small medieval kingdom. When the demon Druaga invaded a tower and stole the holy Blue Crystal Rod, one of Gil's friends—a shrine maiden named Ki—prayed to the goddess Ishtar, and was given the task of infiltrating the tower and retrieving the Crystal Rod. However, Druaga turned her into a stone and trapped her at the top of the tower, splitting the Crystal Rod into three. Gil, hearing of this, prayed to the gods for assistance in rescuing her. He received enchanted golden armor from the gods, and set off to climb the 60 floors of the Tower of Druaga, obtaining treasure and defeating monsters along the way. After upgrading his armor to Hyper Armor and collecting the three Crystal Rods, Gil defeats Druaga, reforms the Blue Crystal Rod, and rescues Ki. The two then battle their way back to the tower's entrance and return the Blue Crystal Rod back to the gods. Gil later marries Ki and inherits the title of king of Babylim.
Gil's Hyper Armor is the basis of a downloadable content costume for Mii Swordfighter. The costume is not based on any particular appearance of Gil, but rather serves as an amalgamation of several of his designs with some details original to the Smash design. Aesthetically, it bears the closest resemblance to his design from Namco × Capcom.
The Gil costume for Mii Swordfighter returns as DLC as part of Round 7 and was released on October 13th, 2020. The design has been updated from SSB4 and takes some details from Gil's design in the Super Famicom game The Blue Crystal Rod, such as the look of his sword and the shape of the horns on his helmet. Otherwise, it still overall resembles the Namco × Capcom design.
Gil's sprite also returns in Pac-Man's Namco Roulette taunt.