In this sequel to the critically acclaimed Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver, reassume the role of Raziel, and travel back through the currents of time into various eras of Nosgoth's past in your relentless pursuit of Kain.
Soul Reaver 2 was the installment in the Legacy of Kain franchise. In pursuit of Kain, Raziel travels back in time to different eras in Nosgoth's past. Through history, Raziel begins to piece together his intended destiny, or his inevitable fate.
The Spirit Reaver was an elemental enhancement for the Wraith Blade. Of Ancient vampire origin, it was intended to be gained by Raziel in Soul Reaver 2 but ended up being cut due to time constraints. Discussing abilities planned for Raziel to earn in a May 2000 interview concerning Soul Reaver 2, Amy Hennig commented on the development of the Wraith Blade enhancements:
This image reminded me of the contract Faustus signed. Even though they didn't show how it looked like, these words in the image came into mind during the scene he made that decision to sell his soul to the devil in the play.