History Characters / EternalSonata

16th Aug '16 11:50:17 PM JMQwilleran
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* {{Jaccuse}}: This is the name one of his attacks. Since CallingYourAttacks is fully in effect, you get to hear it its full glory.
---> '''Fugue''': You peasants can never appreciate beauty of this kind. '''J'accuse'''!
14th Aug '16 10:40:23 AM nombretomado
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* AnIcePerson: Hell Eruption is an ice move. It's a reference to ''TheDivineComedy'' as the bottom of Hell is freezing cold.

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* AnIcePerson: Hell Eruption is an ice move. It's a reference to ''TheDivineComedy'' ''Literature/TheDivineComedy'' as the bottom of Hell is freezing cold.
14th Jul '16 5:54:23 AM Eyeshield
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* SupportingProtagonist: To Polka; he is the viewpoint character but the plot is more concerned with her.

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* SupportingProtagonist: To Polka; he is the viewpoint character and the main player avatar, but the plot is more concerned with her.



* DreamSue: Considering the story takes place inside his dream, and he is aware of this, he expects himself to be all-powerful. It baffles him that he isn't and the others mock him because he's not.

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* DreamSue: Considering the story takes place inside his dream, and he is aware of this, he expects himself to be all-powerful. It baffles him that he isn't and the others mock him because he's not. [[spoiler: At least, not until the end when it finally counts and he can save Polka]].



* UnexplainedRecovery: [[spoiler: If he beats you in the final battle, the dream ends and he wakes up. This is the BAD ending mind you.]]

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* UnexplainedRecovery: [[spoiler: If he beats you in the final battle, the dream ends and he wakes up. up and then goes back to sleep. In an interesting subversion, paying attention to his eyes shows that they white out before his eyes close, meaning it's likely he died anyway. This is why it's the BAD ending mind you.DownerEnding.]]



* MasterOfNone: She starts out weak, frail and pretty slow. As she start hitting the higher levels, she can usually compete for top stats in any category(in the 360 version, she was second only to Jazz in HP and ATK, and either tied or was just outright best in the others), meaning she will end up as a MasterOfAll.

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* MasterOfNone: She starts out weak, frail and pretty slow.slow... But only at first. As she start hitting the higher levels, she can usually compete for top stats in any category(in the 360 version, she was second only to Jazz in HP and ATK, and either tied or was just outright best in the others), meaning she will end up as a MasterOfAll.
27th May '16 2:08:19 AM Morgenthaler
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* BlondGuysAreEvil: In contrast to Polka and Viola, he's a nasty blonde dude.
21st May '16 9:29:51 PM nombretomado
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* FriendToAllChildren: In the PS3 version with his RobinHood act.

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* FriendToAllChildren: In the PS3 [=PS3=] version with his RobinHood act.



* {{Jerkass}}: Allegretto's interactions with Beat can sometimes come off as less 'playful' and more 'just plain nasty', as well as the time he [[spoiler: ditched atoning for his crimes so he could spend time with his crush, leaving the rest of the party to do all the dirty work]]. Not to mention that time in Double Reed Tower when Beat [[spoiler:explains the emotional significance of his camera, it being a cherished possession left to him by his father...and Allegretto immediately teases him about it, makes him cry and run away, and acts like it was no big deal that he just dismissed an important part of Beat's life. When Polka explains what Beat was feeling, Allegretto dismisses her too, though marginally less blatantly, since he likes her.]] Interestingly, this scene does not occur in the PS3 version.

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* {{Jerkass}}: Allegretto's interactions with Beat can sometimes come off as less 'playful' and more 'just plain nasty', as well as the time he [[spoiler: ditched atoning for his crimes so he could spend time with his crush, leaving the rest of the party to do all the dirty work]]. Not to mention that time in Double Reed Tower when Beat [[spoiler:explains the emotional significance of his camera, it being a cherished possession left to him by his father...and Allegretto immediately teases him about it, makes him cry and run away, and acts like it was no big deal that he just dismissed an important part of Beat's life. When Polka explains what Beat was feeling, Allegretto dismisses her too, though marginally less blatantly, since he likes her.]] Interestingly, this scene does not occur in the PS3 [=PS3=] version.



* WholesomeCrossdresser: In the PS3 version, one of his secret outfits is...[[SailorFuku a schoolgirl uniform?]]

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* WholesomeCrossdresser: In the PS3 [=PS3=] version, one of his secret outfits is...[[SailorFuku a schoolgirl uniform?]]



* CrutchCharacter: She's a GameBreaker when she first joins because [[MightyGlacier her arrows- although slow- can do absurd amounts of damage]] from a distance, and she has the first all-party healing tech you can get. She is also a decent Echo-builder if the player finds the need to use her in close combat. However, in the later stages of the game it becomes more important to hit faster than harder (to rack up Echoes) and other characters gain better healing abilities. This is exasperated in the PS3 version, where her firing and movement rate was lowered even further. If you can manage to get them to hit, though, her arrow attacks are more damaging in the PS3 release. Unlike in the Xbox 360 version, she is also granted a weapon that places her in permanent Burst, making her even more of a powerhouse.

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* CrutchCharacter: She's a GameBreaker when she first joins because [[MightyGlacier her arrows- although slow- can do absurd amounts of damage]] from a distance, and she has the first all-party healing tech you can get. She is also a decent Echo-builder if the player finds the need to use her in close combat. However, in the later stages of the game it becomes more important to hit faster than harder (to rack up Echoes) and other characters gain better healing abilities. This is exasperated in the PS3 [=PS3=] version, where her firing and movement rate was lowered even further. If you can manage to get them to hit, though, her arrow attacks are more damaging in the PS3 [=PS3=] release. Unlike in the Xbox 360 version, she is also granted a weapon that places her in permanent Burst, making her even more of a powerhouse.



* SuperSpeed: Surprised? Thanks to her high stat growths, she eventually shares the highest speed in XBox360 with Falsetto and is second only to Serenade in PS3. However, her combat speed is low, as she runs slow and doesn't hit fast.

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* SuperSpeed: Surprised? Thanks to her high stat growths, she eventually shares the highest speed in XBox360 with Falsetto and is second only to Serenade in PS3.[=PS3=]. However, her combat speed is low, as she runs slow and doesn't hit fast.



%%* FragileSpeedster: She can't take hits as well in the PS3 version.

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%%* FragileSpeedster: She can't take hits as well in the PS3 [=PS3=] version.



* LightningBruiser: In the 360 version. She's the fastest character along with Claves(and is faster for all levels before the final one), has higher damage output than anyone else per turn due to superior attack power, superior special attacks, echo building and gauge boosting. Her defenses are just slightly worse than Allegretto's . Add an automatic level up and you have a GameBreaker. Despite massively lowered stats in the PS3 version, she's arguably still one. Her only real problem is a lack of availability, and she still has more of that than more or less every character that can compare.

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* LightningBruiser: In the 360 version. She's the fastest character along with Claves(and is faster for all levels before the final one), has higher damage output than anyone else per turn due to superior attack power, superior special attacks, echo building and gauge boosting. Her defenses are just slightly worse than Allegretto's . Add an automatic level up and you have a GameBreaker. Despite massively lowered stats in the PS3 [=PS3=] version, she's arguably still one. Her only real problem is a lack of availability, and she still has more of that than more or less every character that can compare.



The [[RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething Prince of Baroque]] and involved in its war with Forte. He often has trouble making the best decisions for his country despite trying his hardest. In the {{PS3}} version, he and Serenade are both playable and they join the party [[spoiler:after the battle with Count Waltz]].

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The [[RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething Prince of Baroque]] and involved in its war with Forte. He often has trouble making the best decisions for his country despite trying his hardest. In the {{PS3}} [=PS3=] version, he and Serenade are both playable and they join the party [[spoiler:after the battle with Count Waltz]].



* GuestStarPartyMember: In the PS3 BonusDungeon, and later near the end of the game.

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* GuestStarPartyMember: In the PS3 [=PS3=] BonusDungeon, and later near the end of the game.



* ActionGirl: In the PS3 version, where she joins your party and becomes a ''beast'' in battle.

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* ActionGirl: In the PS3 [=PS3=] version, where she joins your party and becomes a ''beast'' in battle.



* GuestStarPartyMember: In the PS3 version. She comes back near the end of the game.

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* GuestStarPartyMember: In the PS3 [=PS3=] version. She comes back near the end of the game.



* StrawNihilist: Outlined in his speech in the Double Reed Tower in the PS3 version. "...all human beings are fragile. Especially those who lack power. They die quite easily. And when you die, it's over. There's just no meaning to it. .... That's why I must have power. Enough absolute power to carve my existence into the very fabric of this world."

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* StrawNihilist: Outlined in his speech in the Double Reed Tower in the PS3 [=PS3=] version. "...all human beings are fragile. Especially those who lack power. They die quite easily. And when you die, it's over. There's just no meaning to it. .... That's why I must have power. Enough absolute power to carve my existence into the very fabric of this world."



* CruelAndUnusualDeath: [[spoiler:He's eaten by a giant puffball in the PS3 version and [[KarmicDeath it ate him because he kicked it.]]]]

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* CruelAndUnusualDeath: [[spoiler:He's eaten by a giant puffball in the PS3 [=PS3=] version and [[KarmicDeath it ate him because he kicked it.]]]]
20th May '16 4:24:49 PM nombretomado
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* WiseBeyondTheirYears: Accentuated in the PlayStation3 UpdatedRerelease where she talks about studying the forest as though she were an middle-age researcher.

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* WiseBeyondTheirYears: Accentuated in the PlayStation3 UsefulNotes/PlayStation3 UpdatedRerelease where she talks about studying the forest as though she were an middle-age researcher.



* HighClassGlass: In the PlayStation3 UpdatedRerelease of the game, it earns him the mean nickname "three-eyed freak" from Salsa. Even March uses it, which is unusual, given her [[RedOniBlueOni Blue Oni]] status to Salsa's Red Oni. Naturally, it really tees Fugue off. "Little girl, I hope you aren't referring to me."

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* HighClassGlass: In the PlayStation3 [=PlayStation=] 3 UpdatedRerelease of the game, it earns him the mean nickname "three-eyed freak" from Salsa. Even March uses it, which is unusual, given her [[RedOniBlueOni Blue Oni]] status to Salsa's Red Oni. Naturally, it really tees Fugue off. "Little girl, I hope you aren't referring to me."
8th Apr '16 7:02:59 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatVoice: Creator/ErinFitzgerald. [[VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss This isn't the]] [[VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}} first time]] she's played the AllLovingHero.
27th Mar '16 12:35:14 PM FoolishCookie
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* BaldOfEvil: Except for that kickin' mohawk he's a bald bad guy.

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* BaldOfEvil: Except for that kickin' mohawk mohawk, he's a bald bad guy.


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*MightyGlacier
5th Jan '16 11:13:25 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* HeroesWantRedheads: [[spoiler: for Salsa, eventually.]]

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* %%* HeroesWantRedheads: [[spoiler: for Salsa, eventually.]]



* BadassAdorable / CuteBruiser: A short girl in a pirate hat with deadly chakram.
* BelligerentSexualTension: [[{{DownplayedTrope}} A mild case with Beat.]]

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* BadassAdorable / CuteBruiser: BadassAdorable: A short girl in a pirate hat with deadly chakram.
* BelligerentSexualTension: [[{{DownplayedTrope}} A mild case with Beat.Beat given their bickering.]]



* [[{{CreditsGag}} Credits Gag]]/ActorAllusion: Her voice actress is listed as [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Amy Rose]] in the credits. Her voice actress, Creator/LisaOrtiz, provided Amy's voice for five years before being [[TheOtherDarrin replaced.]]



* SmashSisters: She and March and dual forest guardians.

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* SmashSisters: She and March and are dual forest guardians.



* [[TalkingToHimself Talking To Herself:]] Shares her English VA with her sister March.



March uses [[RingsOfDeath Moon Chakrams]], with nearly the same attack pattern as Salsa's. Her Skills differ greatly, however.

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March uses [[RingsOfDeath Moon Chakrams]], with nearly the same attack pattern as Salsa's. Her Skills differ greatly, however.
greatly.

She shares most of her tropes with Salsa because they are twins.



* BadassAdorable / CuteBruiser: Like Salsa.

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* BadassAdorable / CuteBruiser: BadassAdorable: Like Salsa.



* [[{{CreditsGag}} Credits Gag]]/ActorAllusion: Same deal as Salsa.



* RingsOfDeath: Like Salsa.

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* RingsOfDeath: Like Salsa.Salsa, she uses chakram.



* SmashSisters: With Salsa.

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* SmashSisters: With Salsa.Salsa, guarding the forest.



* [[TalkingToHimself Talking To Herself]]: Shares her English VA with her sister Salsa.



* PlayingAgainstType:
** Jazz's VA is also [[Franchise/ResidentEvil Albert Wesker.]] Let that one sink in for a while.
** For those people who have also played ''VideoGame/TalesOfVesperia'', he's also Alexei Dinoia. Let that one sink in for a while too.



* [[spoiler:FinalSpeech: A long speech in this case about her regrets and love.]]

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* [[spoiler:FinalSpeech: FinalSpeech: [[spoiler: A long speech in this case about her regrets and love.]]



* ActionGirl: A rebel that fights bare handed.

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* ActionGirl: A rebel warrior that fights bare handed.



%%* FragileSpeedster /GlassCannon: She can't take hits as well in the PS3 version.

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%%* FragileSpeedster /GlassCannon: FragileSpeedster: She can't take hits as well in the PS3 version.



* {{Tomboy}}: Her crude demeanor and fighting mark her as one, especially in comparison to her more feminine rapier wielding teammate.

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* {{Tomboy}}: Her crude demeanor and fighting mark her as one, especially in comparison to her more feminine and rapier wielding teammate.



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Works with [[RebelLeader Jazz]] and is willing to work with the party to stop [[BigBad Waltz]].

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Works with [[RebelLeader Jazz]] and is willing to work with the party to stop [[BigBad Waltz]].Waltz]] but also wants to keep the total collateral damage low.



* StupidGood: See just above. When he decides that he can no longer support the Andantino resistance against the empire of Forte, [[spoiler:he decides to simply travel to Forte to throw himself upon the mercy of the nation's leader, Count Waltz in the hope of negotiating. Anyone in the player party could have told him this was a ''horrible'' idea, as Waltz is a petty teenage tyrant who's been poisoning the people of realm with mineral powder that makes them into magic soldiers in an attempt to gain supreme power. The party immediately chases after him and upon finding him chews him out for his reckless action, but unfortunately, the next thing that happens is that said tyrant appears before the group with his right-hand man and a thunder of magical dragons.]]

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* StupidGood: See just above. When he decides that he can no longer support the Andantino resistance against the empire of Forte, [[spoiler:he decides to simply travel to Forte to throw himself upon the mercy of the nation's leader, Count Waltz in the hope of negotiating. Anyone in the player party could have told him this was a ''horrible'' idea, as Waltz is a petty teenage tyrant who's been poisoning the people of his own realm with mineral powder that makes them into magic soldiers in an attempt to gain supreme power. The party immediately chases after him and upon finding him chews him out for his reckless action, but unfortunately, the next thing that happens is that said tyrant appears before the group with his right-hand man and a thunder of magical dragons.]]



* BadassPrincess: Again, in the PS3 version.

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* %%* BadassPrincess: Again, in the PS3 version.



* GameBreaker: Once playable, she makes Falsetto look like a joke.

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* GameBreaker: Once playable, she her fighting ability makes Falsetto look like a joke.



* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: In the BonusDungeon and then in the last few dungeons of the game.

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* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: In the BonusDungeon and then in the last few dungeons of the game.game, she assists the player party in battle.



* WinterRoyalLady: While she's in [[SlippySlideyIceWorld Baroque]].

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* WinterRoyalLady: While she's in [[SlippySlideyIceWorld Baroque]].Baroque]], she has the stylized wardrobe for it.



* [[EvilGenius Evil]] TeenGenius: The mastermind of the whole mineral powder operation is only 16 years old.



* TeenGenius: The mastermind of the whole mineral powder operation is only 16 years old.



* TokenGoodTeammate: To an extent. He's loyal to Waltz, but he doesn't seem quite as utterly evil as the rest of the bad guys.

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* TokenGoodTeammate: To an extent. He's loyal to Waltz, but he doesn't seem quite as utterly evil as the rest of the bad guys.



* CurbStompBattle: The first time you meet him, things go poorly.
* TheEvilGenius [[GeniusBruiser Bruiser]]: He's in charge of field research for the Glowing Agogos project.

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* CurbStompBattle: The first time you meet him, things go poorly.
he meets Polka and Chopin, the battle is over quickly in his favor.
* TheEvilGenius [[GeniusBruiser Bruiser]]: TheEvilGenius: He's in charge of field research for the Glowing Agogos project.



* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler: In the BonusDungeon.]]

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* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler: In the BonusDungeon.BonusDungeon, she's back for more.]]



* YouHaveFailedMe: [[spoiler: Her reason for killing Claves.]]

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* YouHaveFailedMe: [[spoiler: Her reason for killing Claves.Claves is failing as a mole.]]
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