History BerserkButton / FullMetalAlchemist

14th Dec '15 4:25:04 AM Dravencour
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--->'''Roy:''' ''[[CrazyJealousGuy *literally growling, eyes on fire*]]'' Stand aside, Lieutenant...there's going to be a ''fire'' tonight.

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--->'''Roy:''' -->'''Roy:''' ''[[CrazyJealousGuy *literally growling, eyes on fire*]]'' Stand aside, Lieutenant...there's going to be a ''fire'' tonight.
28th Nov '15 11:26:43 AM red+blue=purple
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* Do ''not'' ever kill one of his closest friends. Seriously, just don't. And if you go the extra mile of mocking their death, or [[spoiler:taking on their form in a ShapeshifterGuiltTrip just to try to fuck with him]], this will only make things worse for you. Isn't that right, [[spoiler:Envy]]?

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* Do ''not'' ever kill one of his closest friends. Seriously, just don't. And if you go the extra mile of mocking their death, or [[spoiler:taking on their form in a ShapeshifterGuiltTrip just to try to fuck with him]], this will only make things worse for you. Isn't that right, [[spoiler:Envy]]?



* Try to abduct Izumi's apprentices. No, really. Go on. Try. But better have your will signed first.

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* Try to abduct Izumi's apprentices. No, really. Go on. Try. But better have your will signed first.



* Scar does not take well to anyone involved in the Ishvalan genocide. And "does not take well" means "will ''[[YourHeadASplode dissolve your head]]'' via FacePalmOfDoom."
16th Nov '15 8:35:21 AM Dravencour
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** The human transmutation incident is also not a good thing to bring up with either brother. When Shou Tucker, who had already [[spoiler:fused Nina with her dog Alexander in a horrible crossing of the MoralEventHorizon]] brought it up, it led to a vicious NoHoldsBarredBeatdown by Ed, who came very close to ''killing him''.

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** The human transmutation incident is also not a good thing to bring up with either brother. of the Elric brothers. When Shou Tucker, who had already [[spoiler:fused Nina with her dog Alexander in a horrible crossing of the MoralEventHorizon]] brought it up, up in an attempt to imply that he and Ed were NotSoDifferent, it led to a vicious NoHoldsBarredBeatdown by Ed, who came very close to ''killing him''.
16th Nov '15 8:33:35 AM Dravencour
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* Don't imply that you're attracted to Riza Hawkeye. In the manga, Barry the Chopper declares that he's in love with Riza (because she shot at him instead of screaming in terror). Then he makes the mistake of putting his hand on her waist, clearly against her wishes, in front of Roy.

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* Don't imply that you're attracted to Riza Hawkeye.Hawkeye, or mess with her in any way, shape or form. In the manga, Barry the Chopper declares that he's in love with Riza (because she shot at him instead of screaming in terror). Then he makes the mistake of putting his hand on her waist, clearly against her wishes, in front of Roy.



* Do ''not'' ever kill one of his closest friends, seriously, just don't. Envy learned the hard way.

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* Do ''not'' ever kill one of his closest friends, seriously, friends. Seriously, just don't. Envy learned And if you go the hard way.
extra mile of mocking their death, or [[spoiler:taking on their form in a ShapeshifterGuiltTrip just to try to fuck with him]], this will only make things worse for you. Isn't that right, [[spoiler:Envy]]?


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** The human transmutation incident is also not a good thing to bring up with either brother. When Shou Tucker, who had already [[spoiler:fused Nina with her dog Alexander in a horrible crossing of the MoralEventHorizon]] brought it up, it led to a vicious NoHoldsBarredBeatdown by Ed, who came very close to ''killing him''.
14th Oct '15 8:38:28 AM TheTropper
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* Do ''not'' ever kill one of his closest friends, seriously, just don't. Envy learned the hard way.
17th Sep '15 2:48:32 AM WillBGood
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* Perhaps Ed's most famous Berserk Button is any mention of his [[TheNapoleon vertical deficiencies]]. He usually ends up exaggerating the insult to ridiculous extremes as well as whooping the ass of the offender.
* The only one he won't go nuts on is Al (after all, they're brothers...and someone has to keep him in line), and even ''he'' got away with a knock on the head and a retort of "Don't call me small." Of course, the short rants are constantly a CrowningMomentOfFunny.
* Take note, at one point, he thought to himself that he was lucky being so small made it easy for him to crawl through air ducts. ''He had to fight the urge to punch himself in the face.''

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* Perhaps Ed's most famous Berserk Button is any mention of his [[TheNapoleon vertical deficiencies]]. He usually ends up exaggerating the insult to ridiculous extremes as well as whooping the ass of the offender.
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offender. The only one he won't go nuts on is Al (after all, they're brothers...and someone has to keep him in line), and even ''he'' got away with a knock on the head and a retort of "Don't call me small." Of course, the short rants are constantly a CrowningMomentOfFunny.
* ** Take note, at one point, he thought to himself that he was lucky being so small made it easy for him to crawl through air ducts. ''He had to fight the urge to punch himself in the face.''



* Threaten [[BigBrotherInstinct his little brother Al]] while Ed's around and you'll find yourself very, very, VERY soon regretting it.
* It's also not too much of a good idea to bring up memories of the human transmutation incident for laughs, although this was more of a TranquilFury in the first episode of ''Brotherhood''.
--->'''Ed''': You know...there are some lines you really shouldn't cross.
* The closest Ed ever comes to killing someone is when he has [[spoiler:Shou Tucker]] up against a wall after Ed realizes he [[spoiler:used Alexander ''and'' Nina for his chimera experiment.]] He might have let him go if [[spoiler:Tucker]] hadn't decided to show us all what a bad idea it is to laugh at Ed's worst memory. He was on the road to getting pummeled to death with a steel fist before Al pulled his brother off.



* Much like Ed with Winry, it is a very bad idea to even imply that you might harm Riza Hawkeye. Your only chance of surviving such an implication is if he is heavily restrained.
** Don't imply that you're attracted to her, either. In the manga, Barry the Chopper declares that he's in love with Riza (because she shot at him instead of screaming in terror). Then he makes the mistake of putting his hand on her waist, clearly against her wishes, in front of Roy.

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* Much like Ed with Winry, it is a very bad idea to even imply that you might harm Riza Hawkeye. Your only chance of surviving such an implication is if he is heavily restrained.
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Don't imply that you're attracted to her, either.Riza Hawkeye. In the manga, Barry the Chopper declares that he's in love with Riza (because she shot at him instead of screaming in terror). Then he makes the mistake of putting his hand on her waist, clearly against her wishes, in front of Roy.



** Oh, and don't suggest that she really enjoys killing, like Kimblee did when they were all serving in Ishval. Riza in a CornerOfWoe makes for one really pissed-off Roy.
** On the whole, just don't mess with Hawkeye in any way, shape, or form. You run the risk of literally dying in a fire.
* Roy is generally a [[TheChessmaster Chessmaster]] who [[JerkAssFacade pretends that he is]] [[ObfuscatingStupidity only concerned with pursuing career advancements and chasing girls shamelessly.]] But if you dare to harm his comrades, he'll give you hell for all he's worth. [[PlayingWithFire Literally.]]
* Mocking the death of Roy's best friend, [[spoiler:especially when you're the killer,]] is another excellent way to ''seriously'' piss him off. And [[spoiler:trying to take on his form in a ShapeshifterGuiltTrip]] just to fuck with him? You're only making things even worse.

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** Oh, and don't suggest that she really enjoys killing, like Kimblee did when they were all serving in Ishval. Riza in a CornerOfWoe makes for one really pissed-off Roy.
** On the whole, just don't mess with Hawkeye in any way, shape, or form. You run the risk of literally dying in a fire.
* Roy is generally a [[TheChessmaster Chessmaster]] who [[JerkAssFacade pretends that he is]] [[ObfuscatingStupidity only concerned with pursuing career advancements and chasing girls shamelessly.]] But if you dare to harm his comrades, he'll give you hell for all he's worth. [[PlayingWithFire Literally.]]
* Mocking the death of Roy's best friend, [[spoiler:especially when you're the killer,]] is another excellent way to ''seriously'' piss him off. And [[spoiler:trying to take on his form in a ShapeshifterGuiltTrip]] just to fuck with him? You're only making things even worse.



* Izumi seems to have a few of these, and they seem to be set on a hair trigger. Don't call her old.
* Or hit on her when her husband is around. Just because he's a GentleGiant doesn't mean he can't beat you to a pulp when provoked.

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* Izumi seems to have a few of these, and they seem to be set on a hair trigger. Don't call her old.
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old. Or hit on her when her husband is around. Just because he's a GentleGiant doesn't mean he can't beat you to a pulp when provoked.



* You shouldn't lie to Hawkeye about Mustang being dead. Even more specifically, you should not lie about being the one to kill Mustang. And ''never'' smile about it. [[NotSoStoic The result is not pretty.]]



* Don't threaten or try to kill the first anime version of Sloth. Wrath will go BERSERK on you.
* [[BadassArmy Not that they really need it]], but messing with the Briggs Bears will [[MamaBear earn you the immediate, violent wrath]] of [[FourStarBadass Olivier Mira Armstrong]].
* Gluttony is usually a PsychopathicManchild who just doesn't ''get'' that eating people isn't very nice, but hurt [[LivingEmotionalCrutch his beloved]] Lust and watch him completely flip out.



** When [[spoiler:Dr. Marcoh]] admitted to Scar that he not only helped in the Massacre but also experimented on Ishvallan/Amestrian soldiers he promptly asked Scar to kill him. Scar didn't because his knowledge of Alchemy would be useful, but did beat him up and then ''melt his face''. So... don't push Scar's BerserkButton.



* See the mention up there on Ed's list about bringing up the human transmutation incident? See how Al had to pull Ed off of the guilty party? If that's you, don't ''continue'' to harp on the subject after Al has restrained his big brother... because then you run the risk of pushing ''Al's'' button, and Al is very nearly the poster child for BewareTheNiceOnes.
* Harming [[PapaWolf Hohenheim's]] kids is the worst idea, ever. Hell, just insulting his kids is enough to send you straight into an asskicking.
* Any open or implied disrespect of Ling in front of his vassal Lan Fan will result in her giving a DeathGlare to the person responsible, at the very least, or her attacking the offender.



* The FANDOM has one of these. As a general rule of thumb, never, ever, ever joke about [[spoiler:Nina. "...Da...ddy..."]] The proportion of fans to this day that will shout "Not COOL, DUDE," is astounding.
5th Aug '15 5:27:31 PM lolface123
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26th Apr '15 7:22:07 PM Dravencour
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* Mocking the death of Roy's best friend, [[spoiler:especially when you're the killer,]] is another excellent way to push his button.

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* Mocking the death of Roy's best friend, [[spoiler:especially when you're the killer,]] is another excellent way to push ''seriously'' piss him off. And [[spoiler:trying to take on his button.
form in a ShapeshifterGuiltTrip]] just to fuck with him? You're only making things even worse.
21st Oct '14 5:01:48 PM HariKyuubi
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* The FANDOM has one of these. As a general rule of thumb, never, ever, ever joke about [[spoiler:Nina. "...Da...ddy..."]] The proportion of fans to this day that will shout "Not COOL, DUDE," is astounding.
6th Aug '14 5:31:38 PM hujwernoo
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* Do ''not'' mess with Greed's "[[OrangeAndBlueMorality possessions]]".

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* Do ''not'' mess with Greed's "[[OrangeAndBlueMorality "[[IJustWantToHaveFriends possessions]]".
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