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14th Apr '16 4:35:03 PM mlsmithca
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** And if that fight really wasn't good enough, maybe one of the game's many {{Bonus Boss}}es are. Specifically, the cameo battle. ''Tales'' fans must have been wondering when a character from the Gamecube / PS2 generation (i.e., ''Symphonia'', ''Legendia'', ''Abyss'') would show up as an extra boss in the main series. Such a character was finally chosen for the boss fight at the end of the optional Labyrinth of Memories. That character? ''[[{{Badass}} Kratos]] [[TheStoic motherfriggin']] [[AntiHero Aurion]]'', the only character to ever beat out [[VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny Leon Magnus]] in [[PopularityPower Tales popularity polls]] (besides Yuri himself, ironically), voiced by Cam Clarke as the original was, using all the same powerful techniques, including the first appearance of his [[LimitBreak Mystic Arte]], Shining Bind, on Western shores. Clashing swords with him is just as awesome as it was back in Symphonia. If not moreso.
** Team battle mode in the coliseum of the {{PS3}} version. Your chosen party of four will fight [[spoiler:Schwann and his brigade (Leblanc, Adecor, and Boccos)]], then [[spoiler:Clint, Tison, and Nan plus a helmeted Karol]], ''then'' [[spoiler:all four previous Tales cameos - Barbatos, Shizel, Dhaos, and Kratos]]...and ''THEN'', just when you think the awesomeness has already overloaded, [[spoiler:''the rest of your party'' comes in to fight the four you chose]]. Each of these battles is like a full-blown fight against a rival adventuring party, [[spoiler:especially the last one, for obvious reasons,]] and the fact that it's all in a row makes you wonder if even the {{PS3}} is powerful enough to contain such epicness!

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** And if that fight really wasn't good enough, maybe one of the game's many {{Bonus Boss}}es are. Specifically, the cameo battle. ''Tales'' fans must have been wondering when a character from the Gamecube / PS2 generation (i.e., ''Symphonia'', ''Legendia'', ''Abyss'') would show up as an extra boss in the main series. Such a character was finally chosen for the boss fight at the end of the optional Labyrinth of Memories. That character? ''[[{{Badass}} Kratos]] [[TheStoic motherfriggin']] [[AntiHero Aurion]]'', the only character to ever beat out [[VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny Leon Magnus]] in [[PopularityPower Tales popularity polls]] (besides Yuri himself, ironically), voiced by Cam Clarke as the original was, using all the same powerful techniques, including the first appearance of his [[LimitBreak Mystic Arte]], Shining Bind, on Western shores. Clashing swords with him is just as awesome as it was back in Symphonia. If Symphonia, if not moreso.
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** Team battle mode in the coliseum of the {{PS3}} version. Your chosen party of four will fight [[spoiler:Schwann and his brigade (Leblanc, Adecor, and Boccos)]], then [[spoiler:Clint, Tison, and Nan plus a helmeted Karol]], ''then'' [[spoiler:all four previous Tales cameos - Barbatos, Shizel, Dhaos, and Kratos]]...and ''THEN'', ''then'', just when you think the awesomeness has already overloaded, [[spoiler:''the rest of your party'' comes in to fight the four you chose]]. Each of these battles is like a full-blown fight against a rival adventuring party, [[spoiler:especially the last one, for obvious reasons,]] and the fact that it's all in a row makes you wonder if even the {{PS3}} is powerful enough to contain such epicness!
14th Apr '16 9:31:30 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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** And if that fight really wasn't good enough, maybe one of the game's many {{Bonus Boss}}es are. Specifically, the cameo battle. ''Tales'' fans must have been wondering when a character from the Gamecube / PS2 generation (i.e., ''Symphonia'', ''Legendia'', ''Abyss'') would show up as an extra boss in the main series. Such a character was finally chosen for the boss fight at the end of the optional Labyrinth of Memories. That character? ''[[{{Badass}} Kratos]] [[TheStoic motherfriggin']] [[AntiHero Aurion]]'', the only character to ever beat out [[VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny Leon Magnus]] in [[PopularityPower Tales popularity polls]] (besides Yuri himself, ironically), [[HeyItsThatVoice voiced by Cam Clarke]] as the original was, using all the same powerful techniques, including the first appearance of his [[LimitBreak Mystic Arte]], Shining Bind, on Western shores. Clashing swords with him is just as awesome as it was back in Symphonia. If not moreso.

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** And if that fight really wasn't good enough, maybe one of the game's many {{Bonus Boss}}es are. Specifically, the cameo battle. ''Tales'' fans must have been wondering when a character from the Gamecube / PS2 generation (i.e., ''Symphonia'', ''Legendia'', ''Abyss'') would show up as an extra boss in the main series. Such a character was finally chosen for the boss fight at the end of the optional Labyrinth of Memories. That character? ''[[{{Badass}} Kratos]] [[TheStoic motherfriggin']] [[AntiHero Aurion]]'', the only character to ever beat out [[VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny Leon Magnus]] in [[PopularityPower Tales popularity polls]] (besides Yuri himself, ironically), [[HeyItsThatVoice voiced by Cam Clarke]] Clarke as the original was, using all the same powerful techniques, including the first appearance of his [[LimitBreak Mystic Arte]], Shining Bind, on Western shores. Clashing swords with him is just as awesome as it was back in Symphonia. If not moreso.
23rd Feb '15 7:16:07 PM mlsmithca
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** Without a doubt, the most iconic would be [[spoiler:Luke and Asch]]'s [[DuelBoss final duel]], with the brilliant [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SHM-7qMiDs "Meaning of Birth"]] as BGM. Not only it's an exciting duel to play, but also it has an amazingly cathartic scenario, since [[spoiler:Luke and Asch]] finally settle down the score and give closure to their respective arcs. [[spoiler:Both characters finally stop defining themselves based on the other one, Luke completely overcomes his CloningBlues and Asch acknowledges once again his identity as the original Luke fon Fabre]]. The final battle, although it does provide a SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome in its own right, actually pales in comparison to the emotional impact of this duel. One of the most unforgettable Boss fights ever seen in an EasternRPG during the 128-bit era, if not ever.

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** Without a doubt, the most iconic would be [[spoiler:Luke and Asch]]'s [[DuelBoss final duel]], with the brilliant [[https://www.[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SHM-7qMiDs "Meaning of Birth"]] as BGM. Not only it's is it an exciting duel to play, but also it has an amazingly cathartic scenario, since [[spoiler:Luke and Asch]] finally settle down the score and give closure to their respective arcs. [[spoiler:Both characters finally stop defining themselves based on the other one, Luke completely overcomes his CloningBlues and Asch acknowledges once again his identity as the original Luke fon Fabre]]. The final battle, although it does provide a SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome in its own right, actually pales in comparison to the emotional impact of this duel. One of the most unforgettable Boss fights ever seen in an EasternRPG during the 128-bit era, if not ever.



* Whatever you may feel about the ContestedSequel ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphoniaDawnOfTheNewWorld'', it's hard to deny how awesome the final boss fight against [[spoiler:Richter]] is. Firstly, the party gets down to business after a relatively short conversation, a welcome reprieve from the villain going "JustBetweenYouAndMe" for ten minutes before any action starts; second, as they're fighting him, the party tries to [[TalkingIsAFreeAction talk some sense into him]], reminding him of his {{catchphrase}} and ideals; third, the boss is [[IncendiaryExponent on fire]]; and finally, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lr23K-m2bng the battle theme, "The Wilderness of Sadness",]] is one of the most badass final battle themes ever. Seriously, the game is probably worth it for that song alone. And also, [[spoiler:the two fights after that if you got the true ending.]]

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* Whatever you may feel about the ContestedSequel ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphoniaDawnOfTheNewWorld'', it's hard to deny how awesome the final boss fight against [[spoiler:Richter]] is. Firstly, the party gets down to business after a relatively short conversation, a welcome reprieve from the villain going "JustBetweenYouAndMe" for ten minutes before any action starts; second, as they're fighting him, the party tries to [[TalkingIsAFreeAction talk some sense into him]], reminding him of his {{catchphrase}} and ideals; third, the boss is [[IncendiaryExponent on fire]]; and finally, [[https://www.[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lr23K-m2bng the battle theme, "The Wilderness of Sadness",]] is one of the most badass final battle themes ever. Seriously, the game is probably worth it for that song alone. And also, [[spoiler:the two fights after that if you got the true ending.]]
23rd Feb '15 6:43:07 PM alexwong
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* Whatever you may feel about the ContestedSequel ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphoniaDawnOfTheNewWorld'', it's hard to deny how awesome the final boss fight against [[spoiler:Richter]] is. Firstly, the party gets down to business after a relatively short conversation, a welcome reprieve from the villain going "JustBetweenYouAndMe" for ten minutes before any action starts; second, as they're fighting him, the party tries to [[TalkingIsAFreeAction talk some sense into him]], reminding him of his {{catchphrase}} and ideals; third, the boss is [[IncendiaryExponent on fire]]; and finally, [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lr23K-m2bng the battle theme, "The Wilderness of Sadness",]] is one of the most badass final battle themes ever. Seriously, the game is probably worth it for that song alone. And also, [[spoiler:the two fights after that if you got the true ending.]]

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* Whatever you may feel about the ContestedSequel ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphoniaDawnOfTheNewWorld'', it's hard to deny how awesome the final boss fight against [[spoiler:Richter]] is. Firstly, the party gets down to business after a relatively short conversation, a welcome reprieve from the villain going "JustBetweenYouAndMe" for ten minutes before any action starts; second, as they're fighting him, the party tries to [[TalkingIsAFreeAction talk some sense into him]], reminding him of his {{catchphrase}} and ideals; third, the boss is [[IncendiaryExponent on fire]]; and finally, [https://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lr23K-m2bng the battle theme, "The Wilderness of Sadness",]] is one of the most badass final battle themes ever. Seriously, the game is probably worth it for that song alone. And also, [[spoiler:the two fights after that if you got the true ending.]]
23rd Feb '15 6:42:15 PM alexwong
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** Without a doubt, the most iconic would be [[spoiler:Luke and Asch]]'s [[DuelBoss final duel]], with the brilliant [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-AoP3NOja0 "Meaning of Birth"]] as BGM. Not only it's an exciting duel to play, but also it has an amazingly cathartic scenario, since [[spoiler:Luke and Asch]] finally settle down the score and give closure to their respective arcs. [[spoiler:Both characters finally stop defining themselves based on the other one, Luke completely overcomes his CloningBlues and Asch acknowledges once again his identity as the original Luke fon Fabre]]. The final battle, although it does provide a SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome in its own right, actually pales in comparison to the emotional impact of this duel. One of the most unforgettable Boss fights ever seen in an EasternRPG during the 128-bit era, if not ever.

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** Without a doubt, the most iconic would be [[spoiler:Luke and Asch]]'s [[DuelBoss final duel]], with the brilliant [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-AoP3NOja0 com/watch?v=-SHM-7qMiDs "Meaning of Birth"]] as BGM. Not only it's an exciting duel to play, but also it has an amazingly cathartic scenario, since [[spoiler:Luke and Asch]] finally settle down the score and give closure to their respective arcs. [[spoiler:Both characters finally stop defining themselves based on the other one, Luke completely overcomes his CloningBlues and Asch acknowledges once again his identity as the original Luke fon Fabre]]. The final battle, although it does provide a SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome in its own right, actually pales in comparison to the emotional impact of this duel. One of the most unforgettable Boss fights ever seen in an EasternRPG during the 128-bit era, if not ever.



* Whatever you may feel about the ContestedSequel ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphoniaDawnOfTheNewWorld'', it's hard to deny how awesome the final boss fight against [[spoiler:Richter]] is. Firstly, the party gets down to business after a relatively short conversation, a welcome reprieve from the villain going "JustBetweenYouAndMe" for ten minutes before any action starts; second, as they're fighting him, the party tries to [[TalkingIsAFreeAction talk some sense into him]], reminding him of his {{catchphrase}} and ideals; third, the boss is [[IncendiaryExponent on fire]]; and finally, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wmz7XUtx8ns the battle theme, "The Wilderness of Sadness",]] is one of the most badass final battle themes ever. Seriously, the game is probably worth it for that song alone. And also, [[spoiler:the two fights after that if you got the true ending.]]

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* Whatever you may feel about the ContestedSequel ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphoniaDawnOfTheNewWorld'', it's hard to deny how awesome the final boss fight against [[spoiler:Richter]] is. Firstly, the party gets down to business after a relatively short conversation, a welcome reprieve from the villain going "JustBetweenYouAndMe" for ten minutes before any action starts; second, as they're fighting him, the party tries to [[TalkingIsAFreeAction talk some sense into him]], reminding him of his {{catchphrase}} and ideals; third, the boss is [[IncendiaryExponent on fire]]; and finally, [[http://www.[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wmz7XUtx8ns com/watch?v=Lr23K-m2bng the battle theme, "The Wilderness of Sadness",]] is one of the most badass final battle themes ever. Seriously, the game is probably worth it for that song alone. And also, [[spoiler:the two fights after that if you got the true ending.]]
19th Jan '15 9:18:52 PM mlsmithca
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* ''VideoGame/TalesOfPhantasia'' had the battle over Midgard. For [[SequenceBreaking players who had bought a Mecha-Halberd well ahead of time]], being demoted to the Gungnir was a bit of a letdown, but ''flying into the sky riding Pegasus'' surely wasn't. The whole thing culminates in fighting a hell of a dragon boss in midair. Seeing as how the game was right in the middle of shifting into high gear here, this fight was nothing short of sweet.

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* ''VideoGame/TalesOfPhantasia'' had the ''VideoGame/TalesOfPhantasia'':
** The
battle over Midgard. For [[SequenceBreaking players who had bought a Mecha-Halberd well ahead of time]], being demoted to the Gungnir was a bit of a letdown, but ''flying into the sky riding Pegasus'' surely wasn't. The whole thing culminates in fighting a hell of a dragon boss in midair. Seeing as how the game was right in the middle of shifting into high gear here, this fight was nothing short of sweet.



* ''VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny'' has the iconic fight with [[spoiler: former party member Leon Magnus]]. The fight and what follows are a dramatic peak of the game that sets the tone for the entire second half and its a tough fight with awesome music. In the Remake's "Leon Side" the encounter has even more buildup and is redone so you have the chance to [[spoiler: play the other side, fighting Stahn, Rutee, Philia and Garr as Leon.]]

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* ''VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny'' has the ''VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny'':
** The
iconic fight with [[spoiler: former party member Leon Magnus]]. The fight and what follows are a dramatic peak of the game that sets the tone for the entire second half and its a tough fight with awesome music. In the Remake's "Leon Side" the encounter has even more buildup and is redone so you have the chance to [[spoiler: play the other side, fighting Stahn, Rutee, Philia and Garr as Leon.]]



* [[BonusBoss Sekundes]] in ''VideoGame/TalesOfEternia''. Sekundes is the {{Expy}} of the BigBad of ''VideoGame/TalesOfPhantasia'' and the series' original WellIntentionedExtremist Dhaos. He has all of his trademark attacks and the battle has a remixed version of his original theme, Decision. Once Sekundes is below 50%, if you manage to hold him off long enough, Keele or Meredy will recite the incantation for Indignation and hit for 100,000 damage.

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* ''VideoGame/TalesOfEternia''.
**
[[BonusBoss Sekundes]] in ''VideoGame/TalesOfEternia''. Sekundes is the {{Expy}} of the BigBad of ''VideoGame/TalesOfPhantasia'' and the series' original WellIntentionedExtremist Dhaos. He has all of his trademark attacks and the battle has a remixed version of his original theme, Decision. Once Sekundes is below 50%, if you manage to hold him off long enough, Keele or Meredy will recite the incantation for Indignation and hit for 100,000 damage.



* ''VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny2'': The PSP remake has the [[spoiler: Leon]] fight in the BonusDungeon, using a fairly similar moveset to the one he has in the remake. It's tough, but fun, and is made even more epic if Judas is in your party.

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* ''VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny2'': ''VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny2'':
**
The PSP remake has the [[spoiler: Leon]] fight in the BonusDungeon, using a fairly similar moveset to the one he has in the remake. It's tough, but fun, and is made even more epic if Judas is in your party.



* ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia'': Lloyd's DuelBoss battle against [[spoiler:Kratos.]] [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic Kickass music]], [[ClimaxBoss awesome build-up]], and the resolution of [[spoiler:[[LukeIAmYourFather the subplot about Kratos being Lloyd's father]]]] makes for what's easily the best boss fight in the game.

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* ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia'': ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia'':
**
Lloyd's DuelBoss battle against [[spoiler:Kratos.]] [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic Kickass music]], [[ClimaxBoss awesome build-up]], and the resolution of [[spoiler:[[LukeIAmYourFather the subplot about Kratos being Lloyd's father]]]] makes for what's easily the best boss fight in the game.



* Anytime in the series where you can go to an arena for a pleasant BonusBoss experience, but the one that comes to mind is ''TalesOfTheWorld: Narikiri Dungeon 3''. The arena there is all five ''Tales'' heroes in the game (Cress, Stahn, Rid, Kyle, and Lloyd) in sequence, one-on-two versus your matched pair of OriginalGeneration kids. All of them have their full spread of attacks, outrageous HP, unmatched tenacity, and their signature [[LimitBreak Hi-Ougis]]. But the true win comes if you fight your way through all five of them - and meet up with Stahn's sister Lilith, who will proceed to kick your ass by ''channeling lightning through a frying pan''. And if you beat her? You get the ability to dress your heroine up as her and gain all her attacks. '''Thunder Sword!'''
** This was a real treat for the hardcore Tales fans, considering she was DummiedOut of the original ''VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny'' and the remake had not been announced yet.

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* Anytime in the series where you can go to an arena for a pleasant BonusBoss experience, but the one that comes to mind is ''TalesOfTheWorld: Narikiri Dungeon 3''. The arena there is all five ''Tales'' heroes in the game (Cress, Stahn, Rid, Kyle, and Lloyd) in sequence, one-on-two versus your matched pair of OriginalGeneration kids. All of them have their full spread of attacks, outrageous HP, unmatched tenacity, and their signature [[LimitBreak Hi-Ougis]]. But the true win comes if you fight your way through all five of them - and meet up with Stahn's sister Lilith, who will proceed to kick your ass by ''channeling lightning through a frying pan''. And if you beat her? You get the ability to dress your heroine up as her and gain all her attacks. '''Thunder Sword!'''
**
Sword!''' This was a real treat for the hardcore Tales fans, considering she was DummiedOut of the original ''VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny'' and the remake had not been announced yet.



** Nebilim in ''Abyss.'' She has the best Strike and Fonic artes in the game. She has absurdly high stats. She also sports a plethora of Mystic Artes like Big Bang, Mystic Cage, Rending Saber, and Innocent Shine. She also brings a brand new Mystic Arte that will horrendously slaughter anyone caught in it. Prepare to die over and over and very painfully each time, especially when Nebilim uses Indignation or Fragmented End.

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** Nebilim in ''Abyss.'' She has the best Strike and Fonic artes in the game. She has absurdly high stats. She also sports a plethora of Mystic Artes like Big Bang, Mystic Cage, Rending Saber, and Innocent Shine. She also brings a brand new Mystic Arte that will horrendously slaughter anyone caught in it. Prepare to die over and over and very painfully each time, especially when Nebilim uses Indignation or Fragmented End.



** Cameo team battle in ''Abyss.'' You fight [[VideoGame/TalesOfEternia Reid]], [[VideoGame/TalesOfPhantasia Mint]], [[VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny Philia]], and [[VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny Nanaly.]] The battle is basically a mirror fight; Reid is the sword-user, Mint is the healer, Philia is the black mage, and Nanaly is a hybrid of melee/caster. The cameo team can and will revive their teammates and use their own Mystic Artes, including Reid's trademark LimitBreak, Aurora Wall, which will revive all dead party members and kill anyone caught in it. Aurora Wall is complete with its very own ThemeMusicPowerUp with a remix of Eternal Mind from ''VideoGame/TalesOfEternia''.

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** Cameo team battle in ''Abyss.'' battle. You fight [[VideoGame/TalesOfEternia Reid]], [[VideoGame/TalesOfPhantasia Mint]], [[VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny Philia]], and [[VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny Nanaly.]] The battle is basically a mirror fight; Reid is the sword-user, Mint is the healer, Philia is the black mage, and Nanaly is a hybrid of melee/caster. The cameo team can and will revive their teammates and use their own Mystic Artes, including Reid's trademark LimitBreak, Aurora Wall, which will revive all dead party members and kill anyone caught in it. Aurora Wall is complete with its very own ThemeMusicPowerUp with a remix of Eternal Mind from ''VideoGame/TalesOfEternia''.



* The DuelBoss battle against [[spoiler:Flynn]] in ''VideoGame/TalesOfVesperia''. Some feel it loses a whole lot of impact due to the whole FightingYourFriend aspect, [[spoiler: rather than the ultimate clash of Flynn's and Yuri's ideals it could have been if they were fighting as enemies]]. Others find the duel against [[spoiler:Flynn]] to be awesome for ''precisely'' that reason. [[spoiler:It ''is'' the ultimate clash of their ideals, it's just that they're [[HeterosexualLifePartners such good friends anyway]] that that's how they work things out - by beating each other up. Indeed, part of what makes the fight awesome is how they're [[TalkingIsAFreeAction so casually having a conversation]] ''while they're beating each other up.'']]
-->'''Yuri''': You keep getting better!
-->'''[[spoiler:Flynn]]''': You do too!
-->'''Yuri''': Guess life's taught us both a few things.
-->'''[[spoiler:Flynn]]''': How many years has it been since we fought like this?
-->'''Yuri''': Uh... we fought in the coliseum. You forget already?
-->'''[[spoiler:Flynn]]''': Of course not! Just, y'know...a lot of stuff has happened. It's-
-->'''Yuri''': Yeah?
-->'''[[spoiler:Flynn]]''': It's just different.
-->'''Yuri''': Yeah...It feels different for me too.
-->'''[[spoiler:Flynn]]''': I wonder what it is.
-->'''Yuri''': Does it matter? I am ''so'' gonna kick your ass!
-->'''[[spoiler:Flynn]]''': No no no no no. ''I'm'' gonna kick ''your'' ass.
-->'''Yuri''': [[PreAsskickingOneLiner Oh, it's on now!]]

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* ''VideoGame/TalesOfVesperia'':
**
The DuelBoss battle against [[spoiler:Flynn]] in ''VideoGame/TalesOfVesperia''.[[spoiler:Flynn]]. Some feel it loses a whole lot of impact due to the whole FightingYourFriend aspect, [[spoiler: rather than the ultimate clash of Flynn's and Yuri's ideals it could have been if they were fighting as enemies]]. Others find the duel against [[spoiler:Flynn]] to be awesome for ''precisely'' that reason. [[spoiler:It ''is'' the ultimate clash of their ideals, it's just that they're [[HeterosexualLifePartners such good friends anyway]] that that's how they work things out - by beating each other up. Indeed, part of what makes the fight awesome is how they're [[TalkingIsAFreeAction so casually having a conversation]] ''while they're beating each other up.'']]
-->'''Yuri''': --->'''Yuri''': You keep getting better!
-->'''[[spoiler:Flynn]]''':
better!\\
'''[[spoiler:Flynn]]''':
You do too!
-->'''Yuri''':
too!\\
'''Yuri''':
Guess life's taught us both a few things.
-->'''[[spoiler:Flynn]]''':
things.\\
'''[[spoiler:Flynn]]''':
How many years has it been since we fought like this?
-->'''Yuri''':
this?\\
'''Yuri''':
Uh... we fought in the coliseum. You forget already?
-->'''[[spoiler:Flynn]]''':
already?\\
'''[[spoiler:Flynn]]''':
Of course not! Just, y'know...a lot of stuff has happened. It's-
-->'''Yuri''': Yeah?
-->'''[[spoiler:Flynn]]''':
It's-\\
'''Yuri''': Yeah?\\
'''[[spoiler:Flynn]]''':
It's just different.
-->'''Yuri''':
different.\\
'''Yuri''':
Yeah...It feels different for me too.
-->'''[[spoiler:Flynn]]''':
too.\\
'''[[spoiler:Flynn]]''':
I wonder what it is.
-->'''Yuri''':
is.\\
'''Yuri''':
Does it matter? I am ''so'' gonna kick your ass!
-->'''[[spoiler:Flynn]]''':
ass!\\
'''[[spoiler:Flynn]]''':
No no no no no. ''I'm'' gonna kick ''your'' ass.
-->'''Yuri''':
ass.\\
'''Yuri''':
[[PreAsskickingOneLiner Oh, it's on now!]]



* Whatever you may feel about the ContestedSequel ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphoniaDawnOfTheNewWorld'', it's hard to deny how awesome the final boss fight against [[spoiler:Richter]] is. Firstly, the party gets down to business after a relatively short conversation, a welcome reprieve from the villain going "JustBetweenYouAndMe" for ten minutes before any action starts; second, as they're fighting him, the party tries to [[TalkingIsAFreeAction talk some sense into him]], reminding him of his {{catchphrase}} and ideals; third, the boss is [[IncendiaryExponent on fire]]; and finally, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wmz7XUtx8ns the battle theme, "The Wilderness of Sadness",]] is one of the most badass final battle themes ever. Seriously, the game is probably worth it for that song alone.
** And also, [[spoiler:the two fights after that if you got the true ending.]]

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* Whatever you may feel about the ContestedSequel ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphoniaDawnOfTheNewWorld'', it's hard to deny how awesome the final boss fight against [[spoiler:Richter]] is. Firstly, the party gets down to business after a relatively short conversation, a welcome reprieve from the villain going "JustBetweenYouAndMe" for ten minutes before any action starts; second, as they're fighting him, the party tries to [[TalkingIsAFreeAction talk some sense into him]], reminding him of his {{catchphrase}} and ideals; third, the boss is [[IncendiaryExponent on fire]]; and finally, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wmz7XUtx8ns the battle theme, "The Wilderness of Sadness",]] is one of the most badass final battle themes ever. Seriously, the game is probably worth it for that song alone.
**
alone. And also, [[spoiler:the two fights after that if you got the true ending.]]
19th Jan '15 4:18:13 PM PhiSat
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* ''VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny2'': The PSP remake has the [[spoiler: Leon]] fight in the BonusDungeon, using a fairly similar moveset to the one he has in the remake. It's tough, but fun, and is made even more epic if Judas is in your party.
** The final fight against Fortuna also qualifies, simply because you're facing off against a ''goddess'' throwing spell after spell at you.
1st Jun '14 8:11:17 AM AnotherGamer
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* [[BonusBoss Sekundes]] in ''VideoGame/TalesOfEternia''. Sekundes is the BigBad of ''VideoGame/TalesOfPhantasia'' and the series' original WellIntentionedExtremist Dhaos. He has all of his trademark attacks and the battle has a remixed version of his original theme, Decision. Once Sekundes is below 50%, if you manage to hold him off long enough, Keele or Meredy will recite the incantation for Indignation and hit for 100,000 damage.

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* [[BonusBoss Sekundes]] in ''VideoGame/TalesOfEternia''. Sekundes is the {{Expy}} of the BigBad of ''VideoGame/TalesOfPhantasia'' and the series' original WellIntentionedExtremist Dhaos. He has all of his trademark attacks and the battle has a remixed version of his original theme, Decision. Once Sekundes is below 50%, if you manage to hold him off long enough, Keele or Meredy will recite the incantation for Indignation and hit for 100,000 damage.
2nd Oct '13 11:34:44 AM sparrowspera2
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* The FightingYourFriend duels in ''VideoGame/TalesOfGraces'' aren't all that dramatic, but they're ''very'' satisfying. The battle system is a lot of fun, but with four people on your team and multiple enemies it sometimes feels like just a lot of colour and noise. With just Asbel facing down [[spoiler: Hubert, Sophie or Malik,]] though, it turns into a real test of skill. Beating [[spoiler: Hubert]] by the well in Strahta is ''especially'' satisfying after his unwinnable boss fight earlier in the game. Oh, and special mention to Cheria's duel against Pascal for the same reasons, although slightly cheapened by the fact that she's [[spoiler: just doing it to get Pascal to take a bath.]]
28th Sep '13 4:54:21 PM Marandahir
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** The optional arena fights. Cless enters alone, fighting through a variety of mooks seen over the course of the game, when he's offered a special bonus for just one more fight. If you accept, Cless is healed, he demands, [[NoFourthWall "Start the music!"]], [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic "Fighting of the Spirit" starts up]], and you fight the Wyvern boss one-on-one. It's basically a PaletteSwap of the dragon boss described above, but it's NintendoHard in the best way possible. The fight tests your fighting prowess to its absolute limit, especially since you can't bring your own items into the arena. It's just a sweet-ass fight between man and dragon, set to amazing music.

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** The optional arena fights. Cless Cress enters alone, fighting through a variety of mooks seen over the course of the game, when he's offered a special bonus for just one more fight. If you accept, Cless Cress is healed, he demands, [[NoFourthWall "Start the music!"]], [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic "Fighting of the Spirit" starts up]], and you fight the Wyvern boss one-on-one. It's basically a PaletteSwap of the dragon boss described above, but it's NintendoHard in the best way possible. The fight tests your fighting prowess to its absolute limit, especially since you can't bring your own items into the arena. It's just a sweet-ass fight between man and dragon, set to amazing music.



** The cameo battle in the arena against Cless and Arche. Some gamers keep a save file just to have the freedom to fight them any time.

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** The cameo battle in the arena against Cless Cress and Arche. Some gamers keep a save file just to have the freedom to fight them any time.



* Anytime in the series where you can go to an arena for a pleasant BonusBoss experience, but the one that comes to mind is ''TalesOfTheWorld: Narikiri Dungeon 3''. The arena there is all five ''Tales'' heroes in the game (Cless, Stahn, Rid, Kyle, and Lloyd) in sequence, one-on-two versus your matched pair of OriginalGeneration kids. All of them have their full spread of attacks, outrageous HP, unmatched tenacity, and their signature [[LimitBreak Hi-Ougis]]. But the true win comes if you fight your way through all five of them - and meet up with Stahn's sister Lilith, who will proceed to kick your ass by ''channeling lightning through a frying pan''. And if you beat her? You get the ability to dress your heroine up as her and gain all her attacks. '''Thunder Sword!'''

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* Anytime in the series where you can go to an arena for a pleasant BonusBoss experience, but the one that comes to mind is ''TalesOfTheWorld: Narikiri Dungeon 3''. The arena there is all five ''Tales'' heroes in the game (Cless, (Cress, Stahn, Rid, Kyle, and Lloyd) in sequence, one-on-two versus your matched pair of OriginalGeneration kids. All of them have their full spread of attacks, outrageous HP, unmatched tenacity, and their signature [[LimitBreak Hi-Ougis]]. But the true win comes if you fight your way through all five of them - and meet up with Stahn's sister Lilith, who will proceed to kick your ass by ''channeling lightning through a frying pan''. And if you beat her? You get the ability to dress your heroine up as her and gain all her attacks. '''Thunder Sword!'''
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