History Characters / ArcanumOfSteamworksAndMagickObscura

25th Sep '17 2:19:57 PM Magnimik
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* RedBaron: "Bane of Kree" isn't his real name, but it is the name under which he became known in the history of Arcanum for the desctruction of Kree, one of the most prosperous city of the Age of Legends.

to:

* RedBaron: "Bane of Kree" isn't his real name, but it is the name under which he became known was remembered in the history of Arcanum for the desctruction destruction of Kree, one of the most prosperous city of the Age of Legends.



* EleventhHourRanger: He can be recruited him either by by giving him his eye, giving his journal, or offering to free him from the Void.

to:

* EleventhHourRanger: He can be recruited him either by by giving him his eye, giving his journal, or offering to free him from the Void.



* RedRightHand: He lost one of his eyes.

to:

* RedRightHand: He lost one of his eyes. You can find it from priest Hadrian in the Panarii temple in Caladon, who can give it (along with other artefacts) for resolving his quest.



* ThirdPersonPerson: Take a drink when he refers to himself as Kraka-tur. Take two when refers to himself as "mighty Kraka-tur" or with any other adjective.

to:

* ThirdPersonPerson: Take a drink when he refers to himself as Kraka-tur. by his name. Take two when he refers to himself as "mighty Kraka-tur" or with any other adjective.
25th Sep '17 6:50:05 AM Magnimik
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* RedRightHand: He lost one of his eyes. You can find it, but, strangely enough, it doesn't serve any function in game.

to:

* RedRightHand: He lost one of his eyes. You can find it, but, strangely enough, it doesn't serve any function in game.



* ThirdPersonPerson: Take a drink when refers to himself as Kraka-tur. Take two when refers to himself as "mighty Kraka-tur" or with any other adjective.

to:

* ThirdPersonPerson: Take a drink when he refers to himself as Kraka-tur. Take two when refers to himself as "mighty Kraka-tur" or with any other adjective.



A legendary elvenhero who fought and banished Arronax the Destroyer long ago. He is revered by the Panarii religion, and the player character is believed to be his reincarnation. [[spoiler:However, it eventually turns out that Nasrudin is in fact alive and well, albeit living in seclusion, disillusioned with the things he had done.]]

to:

A legendary elvenhero Elven hero who fought and banished Arronax the Destroyer long ago. He is revered by the Panarii religion, and the player character is believed to be his reincarnation. [[spoiler:However, it eventually turns out that Nasrudin is in fact alive and well, albeit living in seclusion, disillusioned with the things he had done.]]



* NobleBigot: His reputation as a hero of the Panarii is well earned, but he was motivated [[WhiteMansBurden by a belief in elven supremacy and considered it his duty to shepherd what he regarded as lesser races]].

to:

* NobleBigot: His reputation as a hero of the Panarii is well earned, but he was motivated [[WhiteMansBurden by a belief in elven Elven supremacy and considered it his duty to shepherd what he regarded as lesser races]].
25th Sep '17 6:29:41 AM Magnimik
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* CleverCrows: Her name emphaises her wisdom well, as well her deep understanding of magic, Elven culture and her ability to interept her mother's vision.



%%* LoveInterest: Potentially.

to:

%%* * ClingyJealousGirl: If she learns that M'in Gorad is a woman, she'll be a little surprised. But if she learns this when she fell in love with the PC, she'll become very worried.
*
LoveInterest: Potentially.She can have a romance with the Living One if [[BiTheWay he or she]] is a human, elf or half-elf with beauty 10 or above.



%%* RavenHairIvorySkin:

to:

%%* * RavenHairIvorySkin: Her portrait depicts her with pale skin and black hair. Fitting considering her name.



* BerserkButton: Ol' boy Franklin is a very friendly and good-natured person. But if you have the audacity to doubt in the reality of his adventure tales...



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: His portrait is based on appearance of Creator/DanielDayLewis as [[http://mural.uv.es/maruo/roomview.gif Cecil Vyse]] in 1985 movie adaptation of Literature/ARoomWithAView.



* EvilWeapon: The Bangellian Scourge.

to:

* EleventhHourRanger: Can join your party if you promise to bring him back to Arcanum (whatever if you lie or not).
* EvilWeapon: The He used the Bangellian Scourge.Scourge in the past.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: '''Bane''' of Kree.
* RedBaron: "Bane of Kree" isn't his real name, but it is the name under which he became known in the history of Arcanum for the desctruction of Kree, one of the most prosperous city of the Age of Legends.
* SocialDarwinist: He'll treat you much worse if you show any signs of weakness.



Once he was a cowardly man, but one day an ancient scroll containing powerful spell of transformation fell in his hands. The man killed Arcanum's last dragon with a poisoned cow, took his blood and used it with the spell to transform into a monster. He took the name Kraka-tur and "avenged" the world for his fears for ten years, but finally was confronted and banished by the Elven Council. He can be recruited if the player is evil or highly persuasive, they can recruit him either by giving him his eye, giving him his journal, or offering to free him from the Void.

to:

Once he was a cowardly man, but one day an ancient scroll containing powerful spell of transformation fell in his hands. The man killed Arcanum's last dragon with a poisoned cow, took his blood and used it with the spell to transform into a monster. He took the name Kraka-tur and "avenged" the world for his fears for ten years, but finally was confronted and banished by the Elven Council. He can be recruited if the player is evil or highly persuasive, they can recruit him either by giving him his eye, giving him his journal, or offering to free him from the Void.
Council.



* HalfHumanHybrid: He's now a draconid of vaguely humanoid shape.

to:

* EleventhHourRanger: He can be recruited him either by by giving him his eye, giving his journal, or offering to free him from the Void.
* HalfHumanHybrid: He's now a draconid of vaguely humanoid shape.



* RedRightHand: He lost one of his eyes. You can find it, but, strangely enough, it doesn't serve any function in game.




to:

* ThirdPersonPerson: Take a drink when refers to himself as Kraka-tur. Take two when refers to himself as "mighty Kraka-tur" or with any other adjective.



A mindless beast from the Age of Legends, Gorgoth's sole purpose in life is to feed his insatiable hunger. He was banished by Nasrudin and the Elven Council after dozens of attacks on defenseless villages with the goal of devouring the inhabitants. If the player gives him some food in the form of a lizard carcass, he will agree to help the party in defeating the BigBad.

to:

A mindless beast from the Age of Legends, Gorgoth's sole purpose in life is to feed his insatiable hunger. He was banished by Nasrudin and the Elven Council after dozens of attacks on defenseless villages with the goal of devouring the inhabitants. If the player gives

* EleventhHourRanger: Can join you if you give
him some food in the form of a lizard carcass, carcass. If you can give him food every time when he will agree to help the demands it, he can ever stay in your party in defeating the BigBad.
for longer time.


Added DiffLines:

* IAmAHumanitarian: In his futile attempts of satisfaction of his hunger, Gorgoth doesn't disregard the meat of the sentient races. Specifically, he was banished to the Void after devouring the entire Halfling villages.
24th Sep '17 5:07:28 PM Motherdragon64
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* WhatTheHellHero: [[spoiler:If you return Bane from the Void, he will grab the InfinityPlusOneSword and go on a rampage again. You are the one to blame.]]

to:

* WhatTheHellHero: [[spoiler:If you return the Bane from the Void, he will grab the InfinityPlusOneSword and go on a rampage again. You are the one to blame.]]



Once he was a cowardly man, but one day an ancient scroll containing powerful spell of transformation fell in his hands. The man killed Arcanum's last dragon with a poisoned cow, took his blood and used it with the spell to transform into a monster. He took the name Kraka-tur and "avenged" the world for his fears for ten years, but finally was confronted and banished by the Elven Council.

to:

Once he was a cowardly man, but one day an ancient scroll containing powerful spell of transformation fell in his hands. The man killed Arcanum's last dragon with a poisoned cow, took his blood and used it with the spell to transform into a monster. He took the name Kraka-tur and "avenged" the world for his fears for ten years, but finally was confronted and banished by the Elven Council.
Council. He can be recruited if the player is evil or highly persuasive, they can recruit him either by giving him his eye, giving him his journal, or offering to free him from the Void.




to:

A mindless beast from the Age of Legends, Gorgoth's sole purpose in life is to feed his insatiable hunger. He was banished by Nasrudin and the Elven Council after dozens of attacks on defenseless villages with the goal of devouring the inhabitants. If the player gives him some food in the form of a lizard carcass, he will agree to help the party in defeating the BigBad.

* HulkSpeak: He speaks in such a way that makes most ogres look articulate.



%%* TheAtoner

to:

%%* TheAtoner* TheAtoner: He feels extremely guilty due to his [[spoiler: being indirectly responsible for the disappearance of the Black Mountain Clan]], which is the reason why he helps out the PlayerCharacter during their journey. [[spoiler: Although it turns out he wasn't really responsible at all.]]



%%* GadgeteerGenius

to:

%%* * GadgeteerGenius



A legendary elvish hero who fought and banished Arronax the Destroyer long ago. He is revered by the Panarii religion, and the player character is believed to be his reincarnation. [[spoiler:However, it eventually turns out that Nasrudin is in fact alive and well, albeit living in seclusion, disillusioned with the things he had done.]]

to:

A legendary elvish hero elvenhero who fought and banished Arronax the Destroyer long ago. He is revered by the Panarii religion, and the player character is believed to be his reincarnation. [[spoiler:However, it eventually turns out that Nasrudin is in fact alive and well, albeit living in seclusion, disillusioned with the things he had done.]]



* UltimateEvil: InUniverse, the Panarii religion presents him as this; a Satan-figure who's more metaphorical than literal. [[spoiler:Which is yet another result of Dark Elves hijacking it.]]

to:

* UltimateEvil: InUniverse, the Panarii religion presents him as this; a Satan-figure Satan-like figure who's more metaphorical than literal. [[spoiler:Which is yet another result of Dark Elves hijacking it.]]



* VoiceOfTheLegion: [[spoiler:His BadassBaritone has some unearthly reverberation in it, a trait he shares with Silver Lady.]]

to:

* VoiceOfTheLegion: [[spoiler:His His BadassBaritone has some unearthly reverberation in it, a trait he shares with Silver Lady.]]



An ancient, enigmatic assassin's guild that has agents throughout the world. For reasons unknown, they are determined to prevent you from finding the mysterious boy.

to:

An ancient, enigmatic assassin's guild that has agents throughout the world. For reasons unknown, they are determined to prevent you from finding the mysterious boy.
"boy".



%%* AlmostDeadGuy

to:

%%* * AlmostDeadGuy



%%* ImDyingPleaseTakeMyMacGuffin

to:

%%* * ImDyingPleaseTakeMyMacGuffin



%%* SacrificialLamb

to:

%%* * SacrificialLamb



The blind master of Dodge, who lives in seclusion near Stillwater. [[spoiler: He was engaged, but Garrick Stout, who had a crush on the lady too, challenged him on a duel, overpowered him and, when he surrendered, blinded him with a sword. Adkin managed to flee, now all he can think about is revenge.]] He will teach you Mastery only if you [[spoiler: kill Stout and bring the latter's eyes to him.]]

to:

The blind master of Dodge, who lives in seclusion in a shack near Stillwater. [[spoiler: He was engaged, engaged with a beautiful young woman named Druella, but Garrick Stout, who had a crush on the lady too, challenged him on a duel, overpowered him and, when he surrendered, blinded him with a sword. Adkin managed to flee, now all he can think about is revenge.]] He will teach you Mastery only if you [[spoiler: kill Stout and bring the latter's eyes to him.]]
15th Sep '17 2:33:55 PM ChaoticNovelist
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* BadassPrincess: She's the heiress of Quintarra and queen-to-be for all free elves, while being also embarking on the quest to prevent the end of her world.



* TheChick: Completely averted. She's by far the most competent female fighter you can have in the party. And she's a good mage, too.



* LoveInterest: Potentially.

to:

* %%* LoveInterest: Potentially.



* RavenHairIvorySkin: It's in the name.

to:

* %%* RavenHairIvorySkin: It's in the name.



* SquishyWizard: At least on lower levels.

to:

* SquishyWizard: At least on lower levels.
levels, she has a lot more power than endurance.
* WarriorPrincess: She's the heiress of Quintarra and queen-to-be for all free elves, while being also embarking on the quest to prevent the end of her world.
13th Sep '17 8:57:32 AM Magnimik
Is there an issue? Send a Message


[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/nasrudin.jpg]]



* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:He sacrifice himselft to banish you to the Void for the last fight. He also uses the same power if you kill him]].

to:

* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:He sacrifice himselft himself to banish you to the Void for the last fight. He also uses the same power if you kill him]].







to:

-----



* DarkMessiah: For the Dark Elves, who wholeheartedly suppport his crusade against technology, war against the weak-willed Elven Council and his ideology of the Elven supremacy over other races.

to:

* DarkMessiah: For the Dark Elves, who wholeheartedly suppport his crusade against technology, the war against the weak-willed Elven Council and his ideology of the Elven supremacy over other races.



* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler: He has over 2000 years to contemplate his actions and conclude that he didn't the right thing]].

to:

* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler: He has had over 2000 years to contemplate his actions and conclude that he didn't the right thing]].


Added DiffLines:

[[quoteright:277:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/kerghan.jpg]]
13th Sep '17 8:37:08 AM Magnimik
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ArchnemesisDad: [[spoiler:To Arronax.]]



* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:He sacrifice himselft to banish you to the Void for the last fight. He also uses the same power if you kill him]].



* LukeIAmYourFather

to:

* LukeIAmYourFatherLukeIAmYourFather: [[spoiler: He is the father of Arronax]].



* AntagonisticOffspring

to:

* AntagonisticOffspringAntagonisticOffspring: [[spoiler:As the son of Nasrudin. He gets better, though]].



* CutscenePowerToTheMax: His power in the BackStory [[spoiler: and the ending]] is far, far greater than his power in the game proper. This seems to be mainly because of a programming error. [[spoiler: He has 50 unspent character points, which if they were spent would make him one of the most powerful characters in the game.]]

to:

* CutscenePowerToTheMax: His power in the BackStory [[spoiler: and the ending]] is far, far greater than his power in the game proper. This seems to be mainly because of a programming error. [[spoiler: He has 50 unspent character points, which if they were spent would make him one of the most powerful characters in the game.]]]]
* DarkMessiah: For the Dark Elves, who wholeheartedly suppport his crusade against technology, war against the weak-willed Elven Council and his ideology of the Elven supremacy over other races.


Added DiffLines:

* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler: He has over 2000 years to contemplate his actions and conclude that he didn't the right thing]].
* OverratedAndUnderleveled: [[spoiler: Despite the stories you heard about mighty Arronax, he doesn't seems a very strong companion; in fact, he only knows two magic schools (and not completely), due to the programming error]].
12th Sep '17 8:38:41 AM Magnimik
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* {{Mangst}}: He is very emotional when sees the ruins of his homeland, Kree.

to:

* {{Mangst}}: He is very emotional when he sees the ruins of his homeland, Kree.



* AmbiguouslyEvil: She has evil alignment, and doesn't even join the good player if he isn't the Master of Persuasion, but it isn't clear why she is evil, except her being a Dark Elf. If something, she tries
* BrokenPedestal: To Arronax

to:

* AmbiguouslyEvil: She has evil alignment, and doesn't even join the good player if he isn't the Master of Persuasion, but it isn't clear why she is evil, except her being a Dark Elf. If something, she tries
tries to help her people to abandon the ways of elven supremacy and blind worship of Arronax.
* BrokenPedestal: To ArronaxArronax. She, like any Dark Elf, used to worship Arronax and had no doubts about the natural advantage of Elves over other races, but at some point became disillusioned with his teaching and the Dark Elf philosophy in general.
12th Sep '17 8:17:37 AM Magnimik
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* TheGunslinger: Though he knows melee too.

to:

* TheGunslinger: He is the one of the best gunslinger companions in game. Though he knows melee too.too.
* InterfaceSpoiler: [[spoiler:While you can still don't know why exactly he joins you, his evil alignment can suggest that his intentions aren't good]].



* GoodIsNotNice: Chukka is good-aligned, but he is ''very'' distrustful to the PC and joins you if you have enough Charisma (12 or more).



* IOweYouMyLife: He serves as the Bates's bodyguard after the latter saved his life.



* OurOgresAreDifferent: He is noticeable for being one of the few full-blooded ogres you can actually meet in game.



An ancient warrior from Kree, who lived somewhen at the Age of Legends, but was raised from the dead a millenium later as part of Derian-Ka's Gray Legions to fight [[spoiler: The Molochean Hand who rebelled against the order after learning about the horrible deeds of Kerghan, its founder.]] After their defeat, Torian was among a few survivng Legionaires who returned to the temple of Dearian-Ka. They stayed there for centuries, and eventually their flesh rotted away, reducing them to crumpling skeletons and later to dust...

to:

An ancient warrior from Kree, who lived somewhen at the Age of Legends, but was raised from the dead a millenium later as part of Derian-Ka's Gray Legions to fight [[spoiler: The the Molochean Hand who rebelled against the order after learning about the horrible deeds of Kerghan, its founder.]] founder. After their defeat, Torian was among a few survivng Legionaires who returned to the temple of Dearian-Ka.Derian-Ka. They stayed there for centuries, and eventually their flesh rotted away, reducing them to crumpling skeletons and later to dust...



* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Torian has strong feelings for his homeland, Kree, and his fallen brothers-in-arms.



* {{Mangst}}: He is very emotional when sees the ruins of his homeland, Kree.



* OverratedAndUnderleveled: Not only you meet him late in the game after probably hitting ArbitraryHeadcountLimit, he's only level 25 and his skills are not something extraordinary.

to:

* OverratedAndUnderleveled: Not only you meet him late in the game after probably hitting ArbitraryHeadcountLimit, he's only level 25 and his skills are not something extraordinary.
extraordinary. The fact that he doesn't even rise his stats after level-ups doesn't help.



* AmbiguouslyEvil: She has evil alignment, and doesn't even join the good player if he isn't the Master of Persuasion, but it isn't clear why she is evil, except her being a Dark Elf. If something, she tries
* BrokenPedestal: To Arronax



* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:Though only technically, as she really isn't as evil as her character sheet can tell. She must have had it before meeting the PC.]]

to:

* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:Though Though only technically, as she really isn't as evil as her character sheet can tell. She must have had it before meeting the PC.]]


Added DiffLines:

* AuthorAvatar: His appereance based on those of Tim Cain, the Project Leader of the Arcanum development team.


Added DiffLines:

12th Sep '17 5:53:38 AM Motherdragon64
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* CovertPervert: He's quite enthusiastic about checking out the [[APartyAlsoKnownAsAnOrgy "festivities"]] in the town of Stillwater.
This list shows the last 10 events of 256. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Characters.ArcanumOfSteamworksAndMagickObscura