Salkov is a tall man with short, fair hair and a squared jaw. As a Royal Bodyguard, he wears a black suit and a tie.
A stark contrast to Theta's personality, Salkov is more laid back and as mentioned by him, not as smart as her either. He also seems to be reliant on her when it comes to discussing things over with Prince Tserriednich, because the way he would detail the Guardian Spirit Beast situation to the prince would have been too "revealing" of Nen. Salkov also has good control over his emotions, remaining impassible when suddenly faced by Tserriednich's sinister Sacred Guardian Beast. Despite Theta making fun of his intelligence, he has proven to be a good judge of character.
Dark Continent Expedition arcEdit
Salkov appears to be one of the 5 bodyguards that work for Prince Tserriednich to pass the 289th Hunter Exam along with Theta and one of the 15 bodyguards to accompany Prince Tserriednich on the trip to the Dark Continent.
Succession Contest arcEdit
Roughly two hours after the ship leaves harbor, Salkov discusses the best way to handle Prince Tserriednich with Theta, as they both believe that, following Kurapika's announcement, he'll find out about Nen and try to learn it. So Theta eventually decides to follow Salkov's suggestion and agrees to teach Tserriednich herself to stunt and control his growth. The two are confronted by the prince and his Guardian Spirit Beast, which intimidates Theta, while the prince demands information on what Nen is.
After Theta fails to assassinate the Fourth Prince on the night of the second banquet, Salkov watches over her until she wakes up. He gives her a mirror so she could see the brand given by the Guardian Spirit Beast. He warns her about lying for a third time, thinking that the Beast might be planning to give her a punishment worse than death. Salkov repeats that Theta should get some rest while letting him handle things. When Theta asks him how he will do it, he tells her to come up with a plan while resting, much to Theta's annoyance.
Abilities & PowersEdit
As a Provisional Hunter, Salkov still has all the benefits granted by his status as a Hunter. However, these are all temporary, and his Hunter status and license would expire after the voyage.
Translations around the WorldEdit
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Hunter × Hunter - Volume 33, Chapter 348
- ↑ Hunter × Hunter - Volume 36, Chapter 374
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 Hunter × Hunter - Volume 35, Chapter 362
- ↑ Hunter × Hunter, Chapter 385
- ↑ Hunter × Hunter - Volume 34, Chapter 358