|"Offer your soul..."|
|Hair Color||Black with White streak|
|Occupation||Captain of the Imperial Guards|
|Affiliation||The Imperial Knights|
|Appearances||Deception IV: Blood Ties|
Dead or Alive 5: Last Round (cameo)
|Voice Actor||Hiromu Miyazaki|
- “A career soldier, Ernest is currently working for Decroya's First Minister. Despite his aloof nature, his talents are highly regarded throughout the land, and there is no questioning his devotion to his job. His physique, hardened by his many years of military service, shows no sign of deterioration, and his two-handed axe still strikes terror into enemy hearts.”
- —Blood Ties description
- Chapter 9a: A Warrior's Spirit
- Map: Lapria Park
- Wave 3
- Intruder number 6 and final
- “One of the descendants of the Twelve Saints who sealed the Devil away. The leader of the Black Knights, he holds all power over Virgil's armed forces. Well versed in all types of weapons and martial arts, he is unrivaled in any battle. Although he is fond of women, he hates troublesome commitments, and takes care to keep a safe distance between himself and any women he has had dealings with.”
- —Nightmare Princess description
- Q080: Virgil's Decline
- Map: Lapria Park
- Wave 1
- Intruder number 1 and final
- Ernest Love's judgement by Laegrinna: "Indeed not. This is the end for you. Your judgement time has come. After that, nothing but ruin awaits..."
- Intro: "Here I come, ladies, ready or not!"
- Death: "Ugh... I can go no further... Please accept my apologies, Lady Freise..."
- Intro: "Oho! You're just as beautiful as the rumors say. I f I win, how about a date?"
- Death: "So you...don't like older men... But I...had fun..."
Deception IV: Blood Ties
- Ernest derived from Germanic eornost, meaning "serious".
- Love derived from an Old English personal name Lufu, which affectionately referred to "love". The surname was adopted in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066.
- In Dead Or Alive 5: Last Round, Brad Wong has a downloadable costume for Ernest's outfit.
|Deception IV: Blood Ties • Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess|
Caelea • Veruza • Lilia
Velguirie (Fuyuno Kanata)
Millennia • Reina • Allura
|Alma Mueller • Celia Mevious • Devil • Dow Menigell • Ernest Love • Evelyn • Freise Grayden • Gallagh Belgosh • Lord of Prosslyn Castle • Lyla Gun Feyconia • Telma Mueller • Vale Brandeau • Victor Logos • Zeno Shin|
|Armor Break • Daemons • Deception Studio • Holy Verses • Twelve Saints|
Prosslyn Castle • Balmagyr • Lapria Park • Ruins of Scardzyini
Trapt Academy • Kagero Hospital • D. Seption Park