Schicksal (シックザール) is an elite organization in The World R:X, all with extraordinary PCs, they are the main antagonists in .hack//Link. They take orders from an unknown individual and collect the Chrono Cores. They are opposed by the Twilight Knights. A mysterious man Pi speaks to in .hack//G.U. Trilogy mentions the organization.
All but three members of Schicksal have been revealed to have an assigned number. The importance of these ranks are currently unknown.
- "Schicksal" is German for "Destiny."
- The names of all members of Schicksal, with the exception of Geist, are musical instruments in German language.