Batty is a significant character in terms of religious iconology and symbolism.

The scene of him meeting his creator related to God as the creator of humans.

Batty kissing Tyrell symbolises Christ kissing Judas. Batty could represent Judas since he goes against his superior who was Jesus. Batty could also represent Jesus since he is meeting his creator who is his God.

Batty is further symbolised as Jesus in the scene where he pierces a nail through his hands which represents he crucifixion of Christ.

The religious iconology is further enhanced by the Batty holding the dove which is another spiritual symbol.