Deo Volente is a character that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs published by Archie Comics. He is one of the long-living members of the race of fire ants on the Floating Island, and the grandfather of Archimedes.
Deo has carried on the family tradition of mentoring and standing by the current guardian of Angel Island. Deo is two hundred years old, has blue eyes, wears a green beret, green boots, a green and white striped vest, gold-topped walking stick and sports a white beard. Deo was a close friend to Knuckles' seventh-generation grandfather Hawking.