Shada is one of the six priests that guarded Pharaoh Atem circa 3,000 B.C. (5000 B.C. in the English anime). He wields the Millennium Key. He has a friendship with Priest Seto. He dies after pushing Atem out of the way of a lightning bolt caused by the presence of Zorc Necrophades. (In the English version, Shada is sent to the Shadow Realm).