Season 1: Noah (Mark Waschke) is Dark's most frustrating character. What do we know about him by the end of season one? That he's a priest, but he's evil. That he enjoys kidnapping and murdering young men. That he doesn't age. And that's . . . about it. On the bright side, he's very easy to keep track of.
Season 2: The second season opens with a young Noah (Max Schimmelpfennig) in 1921, digging the Winden cave with an older Bartosz, who has a tattoo of the Emerald Tablet on his chest (the same older Noah has on his chest). Throughout the second season, an older Noah has gone back to 1921 to mentor the younger Noah, who is just being initiated into Adam's group of travelers. And while we thought we could write off the priest as inherently evil, as the season progresses and learn more about him — that his sister Agnes is Tronte's mother and Ulrich's grandmother, that he was married to Elisabeth at some point in time, and is the father of Charlotte Doppler — we're left just as frustrated as before.
- Adam's World: Noah is all over the map in this reality, but most notably, his teenage self gets close to Elisabeth in the post-apocalyptic world and they have a daughter, Charlotte. When Charlotte is taken, Noah blames Jonas and goes off to find answers. He ends up in 1920, where he meets his younger self, and is given instructions from Adam for the events of his life that unfold in season one. We also see Noah's birth in this world, as well as 6-year-old Noah at his sister Agnes's birth. We learn that his parents are Bartosz and Silja, and that his name was originally Hanno.
- Eva's World: In Eva's world, adult Noah is sent from the future back to 2020 in order to save Elisabeth from the apocalypse and hand her over to his younger self to ensure that Charlotte is born in this reality.
- Origin World: Without time travel, Noah can't be born, so he doesn't exist in this world.