History Awesome / FullMetalAlchemist

13th Nov '17 1:36:05 PM bleach246
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** In chapter 8 the manga Marcoh, long before his fight with Envy, Marcoh gets to show his chops, ([[CompressedAdaptation which unfortunately was cut from Brotherhood]]) when he is confronted by Lust. Lust skewers Marcoh with her Ultimate Lance in order to interrogate him about the whereabouts of his research notes. However Marcoh uses the blood from his own wound to draw a transmutation circle and skewer Lust herself with a pillar with the intend to kill her. Or course being a Homunculus she [[HealingFactor quickly recovers]] but Marcoh was unaware of that fact and he was still the first person in the series to score a kill shot against one of the Homunculus. In the end Marcoh only gives up his information when Lust threatens to murder a young girl who came to visit him.
28th Sep '17 2:01:39 PM Patcher
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** This has the benefit of being both pretty darn awesome in it's own right, but also demonstrating just how much CharacterDevelopment Scar has gone through.

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** This has the benefit of being both pretty darn awesome in it's its own right, but also demonstrating just how much CharacterDevelopment Scar has gone through.
15th May '17 7:55:29 PM nombretomado
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* Creator/FUNimation earns a [=CMoA=] for reuniting nearly the ENTIRE ORIGINAL CAST for the Brotherhood dub. Even those that are not playing who they played in the original are back. (Creator/AaronDismuke playing [[spoiler: Young Hohenheim]], MonicaRial playing May Chang, TroyBaker playing [[spoiler: the second Greed]]).

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* Creator/FUNimation earns a [=CMoA=] for reuniting nearly the ENTIRE ORIGINAL CAST for the Brotherhood dub. Even those that are not playing who they played in the original are back. (Creator/AaronDismuke playing [[spoiler: Young Hohenheim]], MonicaRial playing May Chang, TroyBaker Creator/TroyBaker playing [[spoiler: the second Greed]]).
28th Apr '17 6:18:47 AM finlandsberet
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* When his and Al's alchemy stops working in episode 28, he decides to turn the fight against the Homunculi around... bu using Scar. [[spoiler: He tells him about how the Ishvalan War started because of Envy, who disguised himself as a soldier and shot an Ishvalan child. He does this knowing full well that Scar's rage, plus his power, would be more than enough to defeat the Homunculi.]]

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* When his and Al's alchemy stops working in episode 28, he decides to turn the fight against the Homunculi around... bu by using Scar. [[spoiler: He tells him about how the Ishvalan War started because of Envy, who disguised himself as a soldier and shot an Ishvalan child. He does this knowing full well that Scar's rage, plus his power, would be more than enough to defeat the Homunculi.]]
28th Apr '17 6:15:12 AM finlandsberet
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** The idea that The Truth disguised himself as Al makes the scene a bit depressing, but it also makes The Truth's response downright fascinating. You could say it ruins the feeling that Ed talked to his brother, but the look of shock on "Al's" face when Ed bursts through the Gate of Truth makes it all the more ''awesome''. The Truth can't believe what it's seeing. Many people probably saw Al looking down with a smile, assured Ed would eventually come back for him -- but under this interpretation, it almost looks as if The Truth thinks, "You know what, Alchemist? ... I don't even doubt it." [[spoiler:Ed eventually keeps his word; see below for the details.]]
25th Apr '17 9:06:10 AM Archimedes
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* Scar [[spoiler: killing Shou Tucker.]]



* When Scar is facing Kimblee for the second time (atop a speeding train no less) he's at first outmatched by Kimblee's alchemical skill, while Kimblee taunts him about killing his family - partiuclarly his brother, who was bleeding from a left side wound. Then Scar thinks outside the box and, instead of trying to use his deconstruction again, skewers Kimblee with a pole, which Kimblee definitely wasn't anticipating, and would have killed him if Kimblee hadn't escaped.

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* When Scar is facing Kimblee for the second time (atop a speeding train no less) he's at first outmatched by Kimblee's alchemical skill, while Kimblee taunts him about killing his family - partiuclarly particularly his brother, who was bleeding from a left side wound. Then Scar thinks outside the box and, instead of trying to use his deconstruction again, skewers Kimblee with a pole, which Kimblee definitely wasn't anticipating, and would have killed him if Kimblee hadn't escaped.
11th Apr '17 7:47:27 PM Willbyr
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* Major Armstrong and Sig Curtis instantly bonding and tag teaming on Sloth. [[RatedMForManly A manlier scene has not been seen in anime since]] ''FistOfTheNorthStar''.

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* Major Armstrong and Sig Curtis instantly bonding and tag teaming on Sloth. [[RatedMForManly A manlier scene has not been seen in anime since]] ''FistOfTheNorthStar''.''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar''.
7th Apr '17 3:15:20 AM MosquitoMan
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* Darius taking on Gluttony when the latter ambushed him, [[spoiler: Greed]], Ed and Heinkel. He goes in with minimal explanation on who Gluttony is, even after seeing his deadly eating abilities, and does it with gusto.
--> "My animal instincts are calling me an idiot for listening to you." ''(transforms)'' "SO I GUESS I'M AN IDIOT! THE FIRST STRIKE IS MINE!"
21st Mar '17 10:15:35 PM Yaridovich23
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* Horribly, horribly subverted in Mustang's response to finally finding the person who killed his best friend. It seems like this is taking place when [[CurbStompBattle he proceeds to fuck Envy up]] [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge fifty ways to Sunday]], including, but not limited to: evaporating the fluid in his eyes ''twice'', thanking him for turning into his monstrous true form because it makes him a bigger target, blasting his lower jaw off to shut him up (just like he promised), and torching him ''while he looked like [[spoiler:Hughes]]''... But the reader/viewer ''is NOT supposed to be cheering for Roy'', but to be '''worried''' because he is about to become HeWhoFightsMonsters and ''completely'' lose what's left of his sanity and morals, which is seen in how Roy [[SanitySlippage clearly goes more and more batshit]] as the fight progresses. Therefore the "Moment of Awesome" is not exactly for ''Roy'', but for '''Ed and Riza''': they tell him that yes, Envy has done everything in his powers to deserve the death Roy wants so badly to deal to him... but then they add that if he does it, '''he will betray the ideals that he, the dead [[spoiler: Hughes]] and others have upheld for years'''. [[spoiler: And then Envy kills himself anyway, which [[FridgeBrilliance is actually a much more fitting end for him]].]] But some fans [[MisaimedFandom still miss how how Roy's "badass" rampage is a terrible thing in-story...]] ''even in this very Wiki''.

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* Horribly, horribly subverted in Mustang's response to finally finding the person who killed his best friend. It seems like this is taking place when [[CurbStompBattle he proceeds to fuck Envy up]] [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge fifty ways to Sunday]], including, but not limited to: evaporating the fluid in his eyes ''twice'', thanking him for turning into his monstrous true form because it makes him a bigger target, blasting his lower jaw off to shut him up (just like he promised), and torching him ''while he looked like [[spoiler:Hughes]]''... But the reader/viewer ''is NOT supposed to be cheering for Roy'', but to be '''worried''' because he is about to become HeWhoFightsMonsters and ''completely'' lose what's left of his sanity and morals, which is seen in how Roy [[SanitySlippage clearly goes more and more batshit]] as the fight progresses. Therefore the "Moment of Awesome" is not exactly for ''Roy'', but for '''Ed and Riza''': they tell him that yes, Envy has done everything in his powers to deserve the death Roy wants so badly to deal to him... but then they add that if he does it, '''he will betray the ideals that he, the dead [[spoiler: Hughes]] and others have upheld for years'''. [[spoiler: And then Envy kills himself anyway, which [[FridgeBrilliance is actually a much more fitting end for him]].]] But some fans [[MisaimedFandom still miss how how Roy's "badass" rampage is a terrible thing in-story...]] ''even in this very Wiki''.
7th Mar '17 9:13:41 AM TheOrbOfConfusion
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** Her confrontation with Scar in the north: "Young girl... you have every right to take my life in vengeance." Scar's immobilized and heavily wounded, giving Winry a free shot at avenging her parents. Instead, she ''bandages his arm'', saying that it's what her parents would've done, and then angrily tells Scar that forgiving and enduring are two different things when he misunderstands the gesture. Winry ''completely invalidates'' the worldview of a serial killer who lives and breathes revenge, killed her parents, and attempted to kill her childhood friends several times.
*** And when you take this into account when [[spoiler:Scar's fight with Wrath enters the picture, ''every single hero'' who kills one of Father's children was faced with and overcame that deadly sin. Scar had every reason in the world to kill Wrath in revenge, but his reason for fighting the Führer came down to simply needing to get through him to help the other heroes. Scar fought with restraint and self-defense, and his choice to make use of alchemy during the fight echoes Winry's lesson on enduring without forgiving. In other words, because Winry (and earlier, the Ishvalan elder) showed Scar how to deal with his wounds without resorting to revenge, she is directly responsible for Scar's victory over Wrath.]]
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