History Awesome / PlanescapeTorment

27th Feb '16 2:50:12 AM Hawaii_Knut
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* Vhailor's entrance at the Fortress of Regret if you incur his wrath. Never has a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlFc2TuA_FA 9-second shot of someone walking been more badass.]]

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* Vhailor's entrance at the Fortress of Regret if you incur his wrath. Never has a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlFc2TuA_FA 9-second shot of someone walking been more badass.]]]]
* Opening the [[spoiler: Bronze Sphere. It makes you remember your name, removing the Symbol of Torment (the source of the torment you've spread on others) and gives a ''massive'' experience boost, enough to reach multiple levels there and then. You're yourself again! It doesn't matter that you'll end up in hell after this point.]] You've already won.
25th Feb '16 1:07:18 AM zequeins
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* Depending on the path you play as the Nameless One, there are many things you can do. For example, you can talk the BigBad into defeat by threatening to commit suicide.

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* Depending on the path you play as the Nameless One, there are many things you can do. For example, you can talk the BigBad into defeat by threatening to commit suicide.suicide, or you can engage in a debate to point out his weaknesses and that it's really better for him to cave to your demands. [[http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/187975-planescape-torment/43523524 And what a debate it is.]]
20th Oct '15 4:05:44 PM SuperLlama
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* If you decide to beat the Transcendent One to death instead of talking things out, Vhailor can get a ridiculously awesome moment. Vhailor's power goes up as the level of injustice he's fighting is higher. The Transcendent One is part of you, [[spoiler: your own mortality]]. Your original incarnation did something terrible beyond any redemption; the Practical Incarnation's shenanigans apparently pale in comparison, and you are earmarked to go straight to Hell when you finally die for real. The Transcendent One's existence is keeping you from properly dying and being sent to your rightful punishment. Explain this to the revived Vhailor [[CurbStompBattle and watch him go administer justice.]]

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* If you decide to beat the Transcendent One to death instead of talking things out, Vhailor can get a ridiculously awesome moment. Vhailor's power goes up as the level of injustice he's fighting is higher. The Transcendent One is part of you, [[spoiler: your own mortality]]. Your original incarnation did something terrible beyond any redemption; the Practical Incarnation's shenanigans apparently pale in comparison, and you are earmarked to go straight to Hell when you finally die for real. The Transcendent One's existence is keeping you from properly dying and being sent to your rightful punishment. Explain this to the revived Vhailor [[CurbStompBattle and watch him go administer justice.]]
* Vhailor's entrance at the Fortress of Regret if you incur his wrath. Never has a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlFc2TuA_FA 9-second shot of someone walking been more badass.
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31st Jan '15 12:54:31 AM Hawaii_Knut
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** ''All'' of the loyal[[note]]Depending on your alignment, [[spoiler:Vhailor or Ignus]] will be turned against you, and there is no corresponding scene for the alternative[[/note]] characters get one as the BigBad picks them off one by one - they would rather die than betray the Nameless One and their TrueCompanions. And none of them are even the ''slightest'' bit afraid of certain death, regardless of the airs they might put on.

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** ''All'' of the loyal[[note]]Depending on your alignment, [[spoiler:Vhailor or Ignus]] will be turned against you, and there is no corresponding scene for the alternative[[/note]] characters get one as the BigBad picks them off one by one - they would rather die than betray the Nameless One and their TrueCompanions. And none of them are even the ''slightest'' bit afraid of certain death, regardless of the airs they might put on. And Fall-From-Grace actually fights back and harms The Transcended One before succumbing.
2nd Jan '15 4:23:00 AM Naryar
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** Not to mention the ending where you '''will yourself out of existence'''. If that isn't {{badass}}, nothing is.

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** Not to mention the ending where you '''will yourself out of existence'''. If that isn't {{badass}}, nothing is.Yes it is suicide, but also the most {{badass}} suicide ever. And that, ladies and gentlemen, is the ''bad'' ending.
17th Dec '14 7:50:40 PM nombretomado
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* The Mechanus Cannon spell. It shows a brief video sequence of a WaveMotionGun sized laser cannon firing a continous shot through a portal from the plane of Mechanus to wherever you happened to aim it. And it's utterly devastating in both looks and effects. The makers of FinalFantasy would love it. Most of the other high-level spells qualify as well.

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* The Mechanus Cannon spell. It shows a brief video sequence of a WaveMotionGun sized laser cannon firing a continous continuous shot through a portal from the plane of Mechanus to wherever you happened to aim it. And it's utterly devastating in both looks and effects. The makers of FinalFantasy ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'' would love it. Most of the other high-level spells qualify as well.
13th Jul '14 6:36:37 AM Vandegraff1
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* If you decide to beat the Transcendent One to death instead of talking things out, Vhailor can get a ridiculously awesome moment. Vhailor's power goes up as the level of injustice he's fighting is higher. The Transcendent One is part of you, [[spoiler: your own mortality]]. Your original incarnation did something terrible beyond any redemption; the Practical Incarnation's shenanigans apparently pale in comparison, and you are earmarked to go straight to Hell when you finally die for real. The Transcendent One's existence is keeping you from properly dying and being sent to your proper punishment. Explain this to the revived Vhailor [[CurbStompBattle and watch him go administer justice.]]

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* If you decide to beat the Transcendent One to death instead of talking things out, Vhailor can get a ridiculously awesome moment. Vhailor's power goes up as the level of injustice he's fighting is higher. The Transcendent One is part of you, [[spoiler: your own mortality]]. Your original incarnation did something terrible beyond any redemption; the Practical Incarnation's shenanigans apparently pale in comparison, and you are earmarked to go straight to Hell when you finally die for real. The Transcendent One's existence is keeping you from properly dying and being sent to your proper rightful punishment. Explain this to the revived Vhailor [[CurbStompBattle and watch him go administer justice.]]
28th Jun '13 12:45:44 PM drizzo
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* When one of the Nameless One's incarnations convinces someone that they don't exist. And they ''immediately cease to do so''.


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* When one of the Nameless One's previous incarnations convinces someone that they don't exist. And they ''immediately cease to do so''.
28th Jun '13 12:43:51 PM drizzo
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* Depending on the path you play as the Nameless One, there are many things you can do. For example, you can talk the BigBad into defeat by [[spoiler:threatening to commit suicide]].
** Or by [[spoiler:willing yourself out of existance, preventing yourself from ending up in hell]].
** Also, if you get the "best" ending, you [[spoiler:merge with the BigBad, who is your own ''mortality'', raise all your deceased friends from the dead, and then go forth to stoically face your final death and judgment in the Hells, teleporting to a battlefield full of demons and picking up a weapon before wading into the fight, hearing the echoes of the game's central question: ''"What can change the nature of a man?"''.]]
*** As an addendum to the above, [[spoiler: the fact that, in getting the best ending, you answer the central question. The answer is belief. Belief changes the nature of a man. That a game could answer its ArcWords at all is stunning, to say the least, considering how rarely such questions get answered, but the way the hero says it- "I have seen belief move cities, change hearts, heal..."- is stunning, to say the least. He talks down a spirit of power incarnate and gets to go to his judgment- and through all this, despite the fact it could be a DownerEnding, it manages to be extremely upbeat. The last thing you see is the Rune of Torment, flapping in the wind, no longer a part of the hero. Death is no punishment for him.]]
--->[[spoiler: If there is anything I have learned in my travels across the Planes, it is that many things may change the nature of a man. Whether regret, or love, or revenge or fear - whatever you believe can change the nature of a man, can. Iíve seen belief [[ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve move cities]], [[TheDeterminator make men stave off death]], and [[HeelFaceTurn turn an evil hag's heart half-circle]]. This entire [[MindOverMatter Fortress has been constructed from belief]]. Belief [[KickTheDog damned a woman]], whose [[LoveMartyr heart clung to the hope that another loved her when he did not]]. Once, it made a man seek [[ImmortalityImmorality immortality and achieve it]]. And it has made a [[LiteralSplitPersonality posturing spirit]] think it is something more than a part of me.]]
** Fall-From-Grace's line to the Nameless One during the 'best ending': [[spoiler:"Time is not your enemy. Forever is."]]
** Not to mention the ending where you [[spoiler: '''will yourself out of existence''']]. If that isn't {{badass}}, nothing is.
*** Somewhat related is when [[spoiler:one of the Nameless One's incarnations convinces someone that they don't exist. And they ''immediately cease to do so''.]]

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* Depending on the path you play as the Nameless One, there are many things you can do. For example, you can talk the BigBad into defeat by [[spoiler:threatening threatening to commit suicide]].
suicide.
** Or by [[spoiler:willing willing yourself out of existance, preventing yourself from ending up in hell]].
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** Also, if you get the "best" ending, you [[spoiler:merge merge with the BigBad, who is your own ''mortality'', raise all your deceased friends from the dead, and then go forth to stoically face your final death and judgment in the Hells, teleporting to a battlefield full of demons and picking up a weapon before wading into the fight, hearing the echoes of the game's central question: ''"What can change the nature of a man?"''.]]
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*** As an addendum to the above, [[spoiler: the fact that, in getting the best ending, you answer the central question. The answer is belief. Belief changes the nature of a man. That a game could answer its ArcWords at all is stunning, to say the least, considering how rarely such questions get answered, but the way the hero says it- "I have seen belief move cities, change hearts, heal..."- is stunning, to say the least. He talks down a spirit of power incarnate and gets to go to his judgment- and through all this, despite the fact it could be a DownerEnding, it manages to be extremely upbeat. The last thing you see is the Rune of Torment, flapping in the wind, no longer a part of the hero. Death is no punishment for him.]]
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there is anything I have learned in my travels across the Planes, it is that many things may change the nature of a man. Whether regret, or love, or revenge or fear - whatever you believe can change the nature of a man, can. Iíve seen belief [[ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve move cities]], [[TheDeterminator make men stave off death]], and [[HeelFaceTurn turn an evil hag's heart half-circle]]. This entire [[MindOverMatter Fortress has been constructed from belief]]. Belief [[KickTheDog damned a woman]], whose [[LoveMartyr heart clung to the hope that another loved her when he did not]]. Once, it made a man seek [[ImmortalityImmorality immortality and achieve it]]. And it has made a [[LiteralSplitPersonality posturing spirit]] think it is something more than a part of me.]]
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** Fall-From-Grace's line to the Nameless One during the 'best ending': [[spoiler:"Time "Time is not your enemy. Forever is."]]
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** Not to mention the ending where you [[spoiler: '''will yourself out of existence''']].existence'''. If that isn't {{badass}}, nothing is.
*** Somewhat related is when [[spoiler:one * When one of the Nameless One's incarnations convinces someone that they don't exist. And they ''immediately cease to do so''.]]



** The Nameless One learns that he can actually [[spoiler:revive anyone he likes from the dead. There's also the possibility that he revives the people he came with to face off against the BigBad.]]
** ''All'' of the loyal[[note]]Depending on your alignment, [[spoiler:Vhailor or Ignus]] will be turned against you, and there is no corresponding scene for the alternative[[/note]] characters get one as [[spoiler:the BigBad picks them off one by one - they would rather die than betray the Nameless One and their TrueCompanions. And none of them are even the ''slightest'' bit afraid of certain death,]] regardless of the airs they might put on.
---> [[spoiler:'''Dak'kon''':]] [[spoiler:"I may be bested in battle, but I shall never be defeated."]]

---> [[spoiler:'''Annah-of-the-Shadows''':]] [[spoiler:"''He means more t' me than my life.''"]] %%quotes look mismatched if the names aren't this long
---> [[spoiler:'''The Transcendent One''':]] [[spoiler:"THEN ''DIE''."]]

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** The Nameless One learns that he can actually [[spoiler:revive revive anyone he likes from the dead. There's also the possibility that he revives the people he came with to face off against the BigBad.]]
BigBad.
** ''All'' of the loyal[[note]]Depending on your alignment, [[spoiler:Vhailor or Ignus]] will be turned against you, and there is no corresponding scene for the alternative[[/note]] characters get one as [[spoiler:the the BigBad picks them off one by one - they would rather die than betray the Nameless One and their TrueCompanions. And none of them are even the ''slightest'' bit afraid of certain death,]] death, regardless of the airs they might put on.
---> [[spoiler:'''Dak'kon''':]] [[spoiler:"I '''Dak'kon''': "I may be bested in battle, but I shall never be defeated."]]

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---> [[spoiler:'''Annah-of-the-Shadows''':]] [[spoiler:"''He '''Annah-of-the-Shadows''': ''He means more t' me than my life.''"]] ''" %%quotes look mismatched if the names aren't this long
---> [[spoiler:'''The '''The Transcendent One''':]] [[spoiler:"THEN One''': "THEN ''DIE''."]]"
14th Mar '13 9:31:09 PM MaliciousIllusion
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* If you decide to beat the Ascendant One to death instead of talking things out, Vhailor can get a ridiculously awesome moment. Vhailor's power goes up as the level of injustice he's fighting is higher. The Ascendant One is part of you, [[spoiler: your own mortality]]. Your original incarnation did something terrible beyond any redemption; the Practical Incarnation's shenanigans apparently pale in comparison, and you are earmarked to go straight to Hell when you finally die for real. The Ascendant One's existence is keeping you from properly dying and being sent to your proper punishment. Explain this to the revived Vhailor [[CurbStompBattle and watch him go administer justice.]]

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* If you decide to beat the Ascendant Transcendent One to death instead of talking things out, Vhailor can get a ridiculously awesome moment. Vhailor's power goes up as the level of injustice he's fighting is higher. The Ascendant Transcendent One is part of you, [[spoiler: your own mortality]]. Your original incarnation did something terrible beyond any redemption; the Practical Incarnation's shenanigans apparently pale in comparison, and you are earmarked to go straight to Hell when you finally die for real. The Ascendant Transcendent One's existence is keeping you from properly dying and being sent to your proper punishment. Explain this to the revived Vhailor [[CurbStompBattle and watch him go administer justice.]]
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