History Characters / HouseOfTheDead

6th May '18 10:54:04 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* InASingleLeap: Being a giant insect, the Crawler can jump quite high and far away, being able to follow the train from the surrounding woods.

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* InASingleLeap: InASingleBound: Being a giant insect, the Crawler can jump quite high and far away, being able to follow the train from the surrounding woods.
6th May '18 10:44:41 AM Mukademaoh
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* MeaningfulName: While at first it doesn't look like, Chariot (the tarot card) in Japanese read "Sensha", which means both War Chariot and Tank, which probably explains his heavily armored body.



* StrippedToTheBone: What happens to him as you shoot him after his TurnRed phase.



* TheBeastmaster: Can control and attack with zombie bats, though halfway through the battle he will ditch them and fight Rogan one on one.



* AdvancingBossOfDoom: Inverted, Rogan has to push it back down a corridor,forcing it back with each shot.



* GiantSpider: A giant ''zombie'' spider, albeit with elements (most notably, its armour and claws) from spider crabs.

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* GiantSpider: A giant ''zombie'' spider, albeit with elements (most notably, its armour and claws) from spider crabs.crabs, as well as a slightly unusual, elongated body.



* ItCanThink: As Curien found out the hard way. He's one of the few mutants in the series to display capacity for intelligent thought.

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* ItCanThink: As Curien found out the hard way. He's one of the few mutants in the series to display capacity for intelligent thought.thought, as well as some sort of indipendent ego.



* TheBeastmaster: Like the Hangedman, he seems to have some form of control over Zombie Piranhas.



* KingMook: In a way, he can be considered this to the "aquatic" green mutants encountered earlier.



* UnexplainedRecovery: As you're about to reach Goldman's Tower, he destroys the bridge agains and fights you.



* OurDragonsAreDifferent: Apparently based on Dragons.

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* OurDragonsAreDifferent: Apparently based on Dragons.Dragons, it's an eyless serpentine monster with large fangs and a segmented body.



* SandWorm: If you choose the right path, the second stage of the battle has the large blue worm burrow through a large sand pit arena.

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* RecurringBoss: The Tower is fought twice in a row in level 3, and you have to fight the whole monster again (phase 1 only) in the final level in Goldman's laboratory.
* SandWorm: If you choose the right path, the second stage of the battle has the large blue worm burrow through a large sand pit arena. Otherwise she'll simply swim across a flooded catacomb.
* StationaryBoss: For the first part of the battle. After killing all the red heads, the blue one will slither away.



%%* ClimaxBoss

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%%* ClimaxBoss* ClimaxBoss: Much thougher than the previous bosses, he's fought in a Coliseum before heading for the final stage itself and he's the only mutant boss of the game who's not brought back by Goldman in the final levels.



%%* LightIsNotGood

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%%* LightIsNotGood* LightIsNotGood: Unlike other mutants, the Emperor resembles a shiny, silvery humanoid being glowing slightly, but is much worse than all of them combined.



* AdvancingBossOfDoom: Unlike other bosses, which are usually fought at the end of the level, Death keeps chasing G and Lisa into the building and across the corridors, smashing obstacles in his way to get at them.



* SlasherSmile: A permanent bare grin of sharp fangs.



* AdvancingBossOfDoom: Viciously gives chase across the sewers, trying to grab Kate and James on the way.



%%* EvilCripple

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%%* EvilCripple* EverythingIsBetterWithSpinning: Her attack patterns using the double chainsaw.
* EvilCripple: For some reason she's hunchbacked, though it doesn't stop her from being deadly and agile.



* {{Kevlard}}: He can't be damaged by bullets; you can only stun him. You defeat him by dropping a clock tower on him.

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* {{Kevlard}}: He can't be damaged by bullets; you can only stun him. You defeat him by dropping a clock tower on him.him, which crushes its unprotected cranium.



%%* DeadlyUpgrade

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%%* DeadlyUpgrade* DeadlyUpgrade: From a harmless cripple to a highly dangerous psychic zombie.



* FragileSpeedster: Coco darts forward jumping left and right like a maniac chimp, but she's also the easiest to damage.
* GroundPound: Occasionally Sindy will slam the ground and attack with a shockwave.
* SquashedFlat: After killing them, Coco is sent flying against Sindy, who then falls over and squashes her under her girth.
* StationaryBoss: Sindy is too heavy to actually move.



* MindRape: Apparently, that's what she does when she screams.

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* MindRape: Apparently, that's what she does when she screams. During the level she actually makes an helicopter crash after shouting at it.



* {{BFS}}: The cleaver she wields is gigantic, and very sharp.



* GiantSpaceFleaFromNowhere: Almost word by word, just replace Space with Zombie and Flea with Mantis.

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* GiantSpaceFleaFromNowhere: Almost word by word, just replace Space with Zombie and Flea with Mantis. The [=PS3=] version add some minor background by implying that it was being raised inside the mutant-infested meat factory.
* InASingleLeap: Being a giant insect, the Crawler can jump quite high and far away, being able to follow the train from the surrounding woods.



* TheBeastmaster: He can occasionally summon swamp bats to help him.




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* VomitIndiscretionShot: He barfs all over Isaac when he tries to read him his rights.


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* MyBrainIsBig: The whole back of her head turns into a swollen sac of massive boils.
2nd May '18 3:23:46 PM Mukademaoh
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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler: In ''Scarlet Dawn'', after his boss fight his own axe will slide down and chop his neck, delivering the coup de grace.]]
29th Apr '18 9:18:55 PM Nin10DillN64
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* BadassNormal: He is the only character to make appearances in each game, and for good reason. Not even "suffering" at the hands of Judgement is enough to bring him down.

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* BadassNormal: He is the only character to make appearances in each game, and for good reason. Not even "suffering" at the hands of Judgement Judgment is enough to bring him down.



* DueToTheDead: If you unlock his ending in ''4'', he is seen paying his respects to the [[HeroicSacrifice late James]] and swearing to fight the ZombieApocalypse "back to the source," [[CallForward as we see in]] ''[[CallForward III]]''.

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* DueToTheDead: If you unlock his ending in ''4'', he is seen paying his respects to the [[HeroicSacrifice late James]] and swearing to fight the ZombieApocalypse "back to the source," source", [[CallForward as we see in]] ''[[CallForward III]]''.



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: He's modeled after Creator/KeanuReeves as he appears in ''Film/PointBreak''.



%%* [[MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter Mad Scientist's Handsome Son]]



%%* BadassNormal:

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%%* BadassNormal: BadassNormal



%%* BaldOfAwesome
%%* BlaxploitationParody

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%%* BaldOfAwesome
%%* BlaxploitationParody
* BaldOfAwesome: He's both bald and badass.
* BlaxploitationParody: His [[SirSwearsALot constant swearing]] is meant to parody stereotypical black career cops found in B-Movies.



* ClusterFBomb: The game held the ''Literature/GuinnessWorldRecords'' for the most of them thanks to him.

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* ClusterFBomb: The game held the ''Literature/GuinnessWorldRecords'' ''[[Literature/GuinnessWorldRecords Guinness World Record]]'' for the most of them thanks to him.



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: He's modeled after Common, an American rapper, in terms of design and personality.



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: She's modeled after Vikki Blows, an American glamor model, in terms of design.



%%* EvilSoundsDeep

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%%* EvilSoundsDeep* EvilSoundsDeep: He's a deranged crime lord and pimp, and has a deep voice to reflect this.



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: He's modeled after Creator/BurtReynolds in terms of design and voice.




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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: He was the one who found the mutant compound under his prison, but just wanted to use it to extend his mother's life. Unfortunately after his death, it got into the hands of Dr. Curien and [[ZombieApocalypse well...]]

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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: He was the one who found the mutant compound under his prison, but just wanted to use it to extend his mother's life. Unfortunately after his death, it got into the hands of Dr. Curien and and, [[ZombieApocalypse well...]]



* PaletteSwap: It was given green skin in later releases of the first game in order to differentiate it from the standard zombies.



* LightningBruiser: It's incredibly agile, hits hard, and can take large amounts of punishment.



* LightningBruiser: Yes, it's a giant sloth, but seems like the zombification had improved his muscles.

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* LightningBruiser: Yes, it's a giant sloth, but seems like the zombification had improved his its muscles.



* LightIsNotGood: Get red then golden lighting as it becomes more dangerous.

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* LightIsNotGood: Get red red, then golden lighting as it becomes more dangerous.



* VocalDissonance: Despite its towering and grotesque appearance, it has the soft, withered voice of an elderly man. Ironically, it's probably the only voice in House of the Dead 4 that doesn't sound cheesy.

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* VocalDissonance: Despite its towering and grotesque appearance, it has the soft, withered voice of an elderly man. Ironically, it's probably the only voice in House ''House of the Dead 4 4'' that doesn't sound cheesy.



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: He's modeled after Creator/StephenHawking in terms of design, with some elements of Literature/HarryPotter here and there.



* FanDisservice: Both of them are grotesque mutant strippers.



%%* BigCreepyCrawlies

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%%* BigCreepyCrawlies* BigCreepyCrawlies: It's a giant praying mantis.



* GoForTheEye: Its eyes are its weak point in the [=PS3=] version.



%%* FatBastard
* GiantSpaceFleaFromNowhere: Why is there an obese, giant [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot bubble-covered zombie-frog-man]] in that swamp!?

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%%* FatBastard
* FatBastard: He's both extremely fat and aggressive.
* GiantSpaceFleaFromNowhere: Why is there an obese, giant giant, [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot bubble-covered zombie-frog-man]] in that swamp!?



%%* FullFrontalAssault

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%%* FullFrontalAssault* FullFrontalAssault: She fights Isaac and G while naked.
7th Apr '18 4:04:48 AM LucaEarlgrey
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* ScratchDamage: You can lower their health by shooting at Kuarl, but doing so depletes his health at such a slow rate that you're better off focusing on Zeal.
24th Feb '18 8:33:45 AM universalperson
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* HeyItsThatSound: Believe it or not, during his boss fight the Hamgedman clearly uses a sound clip from the second boss of ''VideoGame/VirtuaCop 2''.

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* HeyItsThatSound: Believe it or not, during his boss fight the Hamgedman clearly uses [[https://youtu.be/hDpOFFwzDR0?t=11m43s a sound clip clip]] from [[https://youtu.be/jfxyjeGYi2w?t=3m2s the second boss boss]] of ''VideoGame/VirtuaCop 2''.
22nd Feb '18 4:52:44 PM universalperson
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* HeyItsThatSound: Believe it or not, during his boss fight the Hamgedman clearly uses a sound clip from the second boss of ''VideoGame/VirtuaCop 2''.
9th Feb '18 5:24:09 PM nmn3r3
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* GrievousHarmWithABody: [[spoiler:In ''Scarlet Dawn'', it announces itself by tossing corpses at you.]]
30th Jan '18 8:53:22 PM SpikesHigh
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* AnimalsNotToScale: Normal sloths reach around two and half feet long at the biggest. The Fool, however, appears to be roughly the size of a grizzly bear, which makes it's speed all the more alarming as it closes in on you.



* WallCrawl: And how! The Fool can crawl along the sides of its cage faster than you can run away-- if you don't hit it's weak points in time, it will always catch up to you before too long.



* FantasticFlora: It's a genetically mutated tree.

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* FantasticFlora: It's a genetically mutated tree.tree with spiked spores, giant fanged protrusions, and killer vines.
* HeWasRightThereAllAlong: The entire first half of the stage is filled with vines and plant life, some of which tries to attack you. ALL of this vegetation is part of the Sun, making it one of the largest bosses in the series in terms of total biomass.



* WhenTreesAttack: It resembles a large tree.

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* WhenTreesAttack: It resembles a large tree.
tree, although the skulls embedded into its trunk suggest human remains were used in its creation.



* TheGambler: Keeping with his namesake's traits of fortune and chance, he will spin his ring around to randomly select from a handful of attacks to use on you, some of which are much harder to stop than others.



* RingsOfDeath: Is surrounded by a large metal ring. He can use it to attack you directly or fire electrical projectiles at you.
* RoboSpeak: His voice seems to be mechanized.

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* RingsOfDeath: Is surrounded by a large metal ring. ring made from the metal of his stasis tube. He can use it to attack you directly or fire electrical projectiles at you.
you. The ring also acts a revolving shield, blocking your bullets if you shoot at the wrong time.
* RoboSpeak: His voice seems to be mechanized.mechanized, especially compared to his voice when he was alive.
24th Jan '18 10:31:57 PM SpikesHigh
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* KidnappingBirdOfPrey: At the beginning of the first level, it grabs Sophie in front of the agents and flies away with her in its claws.
* NightVisionGoggles: While not very apparent on its in-game model, the offical artwork shows that it wears goggles with long lenses that stick out in the front.
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