History Characters / HouseOfTheDead

6th Feb '16 9:28:56 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* BadassBoast: Delivers one on G's behalf in the final chapter: --> "The 'G' stands for ''genocide'', motherfucker!"
29th Jan '16 6:43:33 PM 4444jdm
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!!Daniel Curien The son of Roy Curien whose childhood illnesses inspired his father to research the essence of life and death. He believes he bears the responsibility to put an end to the evils unleashed on the world by Curien in his name. * AndThenJohnWasAZombie: Should you get the bad ending in ''[=III=]''. * IllBoy: As it shows in his backstory, he was the reason Curien started his research in the first place. Curien did succeed at that goal, at least. %%* [[MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter Mad Scientist's Handsome Son]] * TookALevelInBadass: Goes from IllBoy to fighting off zombies in the final battle. * YoureNotMyFather: Daniel says this during the cutscene [[spoiler:after the Wheel of Fate is defeated]].

!!Daniel Curien The son of Roy Curien whose childhood illnesses inspired his father to research the essence of life and death. He believes he bears the responsibility to put an end to the evils unleashed on the world by Curien in his name. * AndThenJohnWasAZombie: Should you get the bad ending in ''[=III=]''. * IllBoy: As it shows in his backstory, he was the reason Curien started his research in the first place. Curien did succeed at that goal, at least. %%* [[MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter Mad Scientist's Handsome Son]] * TookALevelInBadass: Goes from IllBoy to fighting off zombies in the final battle. * YoureNotMyFather: Daniel says this during the cutscene [[spoiler:after the Wheel of Fate is defeated]].
22nd Jan '16 11:02:44 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* ShutUpHannibal: When Goldman gives a HannibalLecture, James is having none of it asking him if that all he has to say.
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* ShutUpHannibal: When Goldman gives a HannibalLecture, MotiveRant, James is having none of it asking him if that all he has to say.
23rd Dec '15 5:29:40 PM nmn3r3
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* ManEatingPlant: Not that many reasons why a zombie is trying to kill a person.
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* ManEatingPlant: Not that many reasons why a zombie plant is trying to kill a person.
23rd Dec '15 5:19:15 PM nmn3r3
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* ActionGirl
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* ActionGirlActionGirl: The first female playable character in the series.
21st Dec '15 9:20:22 AM nmn3r3
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21st Dec '15 9:17:55 AM nmn3r3
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* FeedItABomb: His weak spot is his mouth. Chucking a grenade in there will be a OneHitKill.
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* FeedItABomb: His weak spot is his mouth. Chucking a grenade in there will be a OneHitKill.instantly cancel whatever attack he's using.
21st Dec '15 9:06:02 AM nmn3r3
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->"Who are you? Nobody gives me instructions! I shall destroy everything!"
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->"Who [[quoteright:260:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/magician_type_0_reborn.jpg]] [[caption-width-right:260:Who are you? Nobody gives me instructions! I shall destroy everything!" everything!]]

* FeedItABomb: His weak spot is his mouth.
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* FeedItABomb: His weak spot is his mouth. Chucking a grenade in there will be a OneHitKill.

%%* MultiArmedAndDangerous
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%%* MultiArmedAndDangerous* MultiArmedAndDangerous: Four giant, muscular, ape-like arms. * RecurringBoss: Fought twice, both times at the beginning of the ''The House of the Dead 4'' stories.

%%* FatBastard
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%%* FatBastard* FatBastard: Ironically named.

* WalkingShirtlessScene
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* WalkingShirtlessScene WalkingShirtlessScene: FanDisservice personified.

->"I am the ultimate being. There is no hope. My hammer of death shall rain down upon you."
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->"I [[quoteright:288:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/download14.jpg]] [[caption-width-right:288:I am the ultimate being. There is no hope. My hammer of death shall rain down upon you." ]]

%%* WingedHumanoid
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%%* WingedHumanoid * WingedHumanoid: Four sets of inscectoid wings on the top half of a man.
21st Dec '15 8:51:53 AM nmn3r3
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%%* MadScientist
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%%* MadScientist* MadScientist: Well, he is responsible for discovering how to make zombies.

%%* MadScientist* PsychopathicManchild: "I want my mommy!"

%%* MadScientist* FlyCrazy: He flies faster than a stone statue has the right to.

%%* WingedHumanoid
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%%* WingedHumanoid * WingedHumanoid: His bat wings let him fly, despite being made of stone.

%%* GiantSpider
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%%* GiantSpider * GiantSpider: A giant ''zombie'' spider.

%%* HornedHumanoid %%* HumanoidAbomination
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%%* HornedHumanoid %%* HumanoidAbomination* HornedHumanoid: To go with the satanic appearance. * HumanoidAbomination: It's a skinless (though armored), devil-like, fire spewing monster.

%%* DualBoss * LegacyCharater: Of The Hangedman (Zeal) and The Chariot (Kuarl).
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%%* DualBoss * LegacyCharater: DualBoss: Technically, but they tend to attack one at a time. * {{Expy}}: Of The Hangedman (Zeal) and The Chariot (Kuarl).

%%* FishPeople
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%%* FishPeople* FishPeople: More like amphibian people, but the idea is there.

%%* FinalBoss %%* HumanoidAbomination
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%%* FinalBoss %%* HumanoidAbomination* FinalBoss: Of the second game. * HumanoidAbomination: A translucent, horned, shapeshifting blob of metal with a visible organic heart.

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* VoluntaryShapeshifting: Since he's made of molten metal, much like the [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} T-1000]].

%%* TheBrute
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%%* TheBrute* TheBrute: Another large, muscular zombie, now as a series tradition.

%%* TheBrute* {{Determinator}}: Even when it can only hang by one foot, it will make a flying leap for you.

%%* ManEatingPlant
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%%* ManEatingPlant* ManEatingPlant: Not that many reasons why a zombie is trying to kill a person.

%%* HumanoidAbomination
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%%* HumanoidAbomination* HumanoidAbomination: Bonus points for previously being human.

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%%* HumanoidAbomination* WasOnceAMan: Is / Was Dr. Curien himself.
7th Nov '15 3:39:02 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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Indentation and not a clear example. Redundant use of quotes.
* BadassNormal ** EmpoweredBadassNormal: {{Jossed}}. The manual for the Saturn and PC ports tries to suggest that he's some kind of artificial human, but Sega went ahead and just ignored that.
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* BadassNormal ** EmpoweredBadassNormal: {{Jossed}}. The manual for the Saturn and PC ports tries to suggest that he's some kind of artificial human, but Sega went ahead and just ignored that.%%* BadassNormal

* NoNameGiven
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* NoNameGivenEmpoweredBadassNormal: Hinted at, but {{Jossed}}. The manual for the Saturn and PC ports tries to suggest that he's some kind of artificial human, but Sega went ahead and just ignored that. * NoNameGiven:

** OneLetterName

** OneLetterName* OneLetterName: G, lampshades in ''Overkill''.

* [[AndThenJohnWasAZombie And Then Sophie Was A Zombie]]: If you get the worst ending in the first game.
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* [[AndThenJohnWasAZombie And Then Sophie Was A Zombie]]: AndThenJohnWasAZombie: If you get the worst ending in the first game.

* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice: James takes his own life to stop the final phase of The World in ''4'', making him the only playable protagonist so far to be KilledOffForReal.]]
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* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice: James HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:James takes his own life to stop the final phase of The World in ''4'', making him the only playable protagonist so far to be KilledOffForReal.]]

* [[LikeFatherLikeSon Like Father Like Daughter]]: Takes after her zombie-slaughtering father far more than her DamselInDistress mother, despite her strained relationship with him. * ShotgunsAreJustBetter
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* [[LikeFatherLikeSon Like Father Like Daughter]]: LikeParentLikeChild: Takes after her zombie-slaughtering father far more than her DamselInDistress mother, despite her strained relationship with him. * ShotgunsAreJustBetter ShotgunsAreJustBetter: Her WeaponOfChoice.

* BadassNormal:
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* %%* BadassNormal:

* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: She joins with G after James' death.
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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: She joins with G after James' death. death. Her fate by ''[=III=]'' is unknown.

* [[AndThenJohnWasAZombie And Then Daniel Was a Zombie]]: Should you get the bad ending in ''[=III=]''. * [[IllGirl Ill Boy]]: As it shows in his backstory, he was the reason Curien started his research in the first place. Curien did succeed at that goal, at least. * [[MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter Mad Scientist's Handsome Son]] * TookALevelInBadass
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* [[AndThenJohnWasAZombie And Then Daniel Was a Zombie]]: AndThenJohnWasAZombie: Should you get the bad ending in ''[=III=]''. * [[IllGirl Ill Boy]]: IllBoy: As it shows in his backstory, he was the reason Curien started his research in the first place. Curien did succeed at that goal, at least. * %%* [[MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter Mad Scientist's Handsome Son]] * TookALevelInBadassTookALevelInBadass: Goes from IllBoy to fighting off zombies in the final battle.

* BadAss * BaldOfAwesome * BlaxploitationParody
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* BadAss * %%* {{Badass}} %%* BaldOfAwesome * %%* BlaxploitationParody

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

* DualWielding / GunsAkimbo: In cutscenes, at least.

* DualWielding / GunsAkimbo: In cutscenes, at least.

* [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan Get A Hold Of Yourself Woman]]: Slaps Candi after she lets out two [[BigNo Big Nos]]. * [[HoistByHisOwnPetard Hoist By Her Own Petard]]: Her drive for revenge led to her becoming a BrainInAJar. G claims that she's still alive.
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* [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan Get A Hold Of Yourself Woman]]: GetAHoldOfYourselfWoman: Slaps Candi after she lets out two [[BigNo Big Nos]]. {{Big No}}s. * [[HoistByHisOwnPetard Hoist By Her Own Petard]]: HoistByTheirOwnPetard: Her drive for revenge led to her becoming a BrainInAJar. G claims that she's still alive.

* EvilutionaryBiologist
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* %%* EvilutionaryBiologist

* EvilutionaryBiologistJumpingOffTheSlipperySlope: Goes from trying to save his son and [[WasItReallyWorthIt questioning his actions when his staff objects]] to LaughingMad to seeking to destroy and resurrect everything.

* MadScientist
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* %%* MadScientist

* [[AndThenJohnWasAZombie And Then Goldman Was a Zombie]]: Should you get the "bad" ending in ''2'' and ''4''.
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* [[AndThenJohnWasAZombie And Then Goldman Was a Zombie]]: AndThenJohnWasAZombie: Should you get the "bad" ending in ''2'' and ''4''.

* ClaspYourHandsIfYouDeceive
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* %%* ClaspYourHandsIfYouDeceive

* KnightTemplar: Rather than wanting just destruction, he wants humans to devolve into their most basic form. Which happens to be Zombies.
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* KnightTemplar: Rather than wanting just destruction, he wants humans to devolve into their most basic form. Which happens to be Zombies.zombies.

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* VillainousLegacy: His actions ensure zombies will continue to plague humanity long after his death in ''2''.

* TheFaceless * GreaterScopeVillain * HiddenVillain
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* EvilCripple: His most defining feature is a limp. %%* TheFaceless * GreaterScopeVillain GreaterScopeVillain: Implied. * HiddenVillain HiddenVillain: Has yet to encounter any of the heroes in person.

* EvilSoundsDeep
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* %%* EvilSoundsDeep

* ManOfWealthAndTaste
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* %%* ManOfWealthAndTaste

* RedHerring:
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* %%* RedHerring:

[[folder:Monsters]]
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[[folder:Monsters]][[folder:Bosses]]

* TarotMotifs[=/=]ThemeNaming: They're all named after Tarot cards; the only exceptions being the ''OVERKILL'' bosses.
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* TarotMotifs[=/=]ThemeNaming: ThemeNaming: They're all named after [[TarotMotifs Tarot cards; cards]]; the only exceptions being the ''OVERKILL'' bosses.

* TacticalSuicideBoss: When it suffers enough damage, it breaks out of its armor... So now it's vulnerable everywhere. ** Sort of. Every part of his body is vulnerable in the second phase, but if you only shoot the same spot over and over he'll stop taking damage, so you ''must'' shoot pretty much every part of his body. * WarmUpBoss
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* TacticalSuicideBoss: Played with. When it suffers enough damage, it breaks out of its armor... So now it's vulnerable everywhere. ** Sort of. Every part of his body is vulnerable in the second phase, everywhere, but if you only shoot the same spot over and over he'll stop taking damage, so you ''must'' shoot pretty much every part of his body. * WarmUpBoss WarmUpBoss: His easy to hit weak point lets him be an easy introduction to how the games bosses work.

* EvilLaugh
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* %%* EvilLaugh

** LogicalWeakness: He's completely immobile and unable to avoid your shots while he sends his swarm of bats after you. Taking him down to 50% health will cause the remaining bats to drop dead out of the sky and force him into the second phase.

* WingedHumanoid !!TheHermit
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* %%* WingedHumanoid !!TheHermit!!The Hermit

* GiantSpider
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* %%* GiantSpider

* HornedHumanoid * HumanoidAbomination
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* %%* HornedHumanoid * %%* HumanoidAbomination

* DualBoss * {{Expy}}: Of The Hanged Man (Zeal) and The Chariot (Kuarl).
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* %%* DualBoss * {{Expy}}: LegacyCharater: Of The Hanged Man Hangedman (Zeal) and The Chariot (Kuarl).

* ThoseTwoBadGuys
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* %%* ThoseTwoBadGuys

* FishPeople
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* %%* FishPeople

* WakeUpCallBoss
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* WakeUpCallBoss WakeUpCallBoss: Adds a second phase with a harder to hit weak point, upping the ante.

* ClimaxBoss
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* %%* ClimaxBoss

* ClimaxBoss{{Expy}}: To [[Franchise/TheTexasChainsawMassacre Leatherface]].

* FinalBoss * HumanoidAbomination * LightIsNotGood
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* %%* FinalBoss * %%* HumanoidAbomination * %%* LightIsNotGood

* TheBrute
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* %%* TheBrute

* CombatTentacles
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* CombatTentaclesCombatTentacles: It will sic them on you [[{{Foreshadowing}} before you even know what they're attached to]].

* ManEatingPlant
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* %%* ManEatingPlant

* [[spoiler:DefeatEqualsExplosion: The Wheel of Fate explodes upon defeat.]]
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* [[spoiler:DefeatEqualsExplosion: DefeatEqualsExplosion: The Wheel of Fate explodes upon defeat.]]

* HumanoidAbomination * IcyBlueEyes
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* %%* HumanoidAbomination * %%* IcyBlueEyes

* MultiArmedAndDangerous
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* %%* MultiArmedAndDangerous

* MultiArmedAndDangerousLegacyCharacter: To The Hermit from the first game.

* EvilCripple
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* %%* EvilCripple

* FatBastard
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* %%* FatBastard

* FatBastardImplacableMan: The one boss where even hitting its weak point will only stun it as opposed to doing damage.

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

* BrightIsNotGood
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* %%* BrightIsNotGood

* HumanoidAbomination
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* %%* HumanoidAbomination

* PowerFloats * PreAssKickingOneLiner: "Come, you must prove yourself in a test of strength...this was Goldman's parting wish."
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* %%* PowerFloats * PreAssKickingOneLiner: "Come, you must prove yourself in a test of strength...this was Goldman's parting wish."Its one line amounts to this.

* [[AnIcePerson An Ice Insectoid Abomination]]
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* [[AnIcePerson An Ice Insectoid Abomination]]AnIcePerson: Has ice based powers.

* BadassBoast: "There is no hope... [[NintendoHard My hammer of death shall rain down upon you!]]"
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* BadassBoast: "There It's boast, in content and [[VocalDissonance delivery]], it perhaps the single most [[{{Pun}} chilling quote]] from the franchise. * DamageSpongeBoss: What is no hope... [[NintendoHard My hammer of death shall rain down upon you!]]"loses in an obvious, easy to hit weak point, it makes up for in how much it can take.

* FinalBoss
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* FinalBossFinalBoss: Of ''4''. * GoldenSuperMode: It gains this in the end, requiring a HeroicSacrifice to stop.

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

* PreAssKickingOneLiner: "I am the ultimate being. There is no hope. My hammer of death shall rain down upon you."
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* %%* PreAssKickingOneLiner: "I am the ultimate being. There is no hope. My hammer of death shall rain down upon you."

* WingedHumanoid
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* %%* WingedHumanoid

* DeadlyUpgrade
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* %%* DeadlyUpgrade

* OneWingedAngel * PowerFloats
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* %%* OneWingedAngel * %%* PowerFloats

* TragicMonster
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* %%* TragicMonster

* DualBoss
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* %%* DualBoss

* [[FatBastard Fat Bitch]]: Sindy.
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* [[FatBastard Fat Bitch]]: FatBitch: Sindy.

* [[HeWasRightThereAllAlong She Was Right There All Along]]: You find her in a room in the dungeons of the Hospital, but if you're careful enough, you can spot her stalking you through the building and running away.
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* [[HeWasRightThereAllAlong She Was Right There All Along]]: SheWasRightThereAllAlong: You find her in a room in the dungeons of the Hospital, but if you're careful enough, you can spot her stalking you through the building and running away.

* AppendageAssimilation
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* %%* AppendageAssimilation

* {{BFS}}
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* %%* {{BFS}}

* [[HoistByHisOwnPetard Hoist By Her Own Petard]]: Pushed back in her meat grinder.
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* [[HoistByHisOwnPetard Hoist By Her Own Petard]]: HoistByTheirOwnPetard: Pushed back in her meat grinder.

* BigCreepyCrawlies
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* %%* BigCreepyCrawlies

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* SlayingMantis: Designed as such.

* FatBastard
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* %%* FatBastard

* FlunkyBoss
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* %%* FlunkyBoss

** FinalExamBoss: Set up as one in ''Typing''. The prompt subverts this trope by instructing you to type ''anything'' "as long as you type like a motherfucker", meaning you can win simply by [[RapidFireTyping mashing "adsfadsfdasdsaf"]] and the like ''ad infinitum''. However, you'll also get "Type words associated with ''(character)''" prompts, and typing matching words will inflict a CriticalHit.
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** * FinalExamBoss: Set up as one in ''Typing''. The prompt subverts this trope by instructing you to type ''anything'' "as long as you type like a motherfucker", meaning you can win simply by [[RapidFireTyping mashing "adsfadsfdasdsaf"]] and the like ''ad infinitum''. However, you'll also get "Type words associated with ''(character)''" prompts, and typing matching words will inflict a CriticalHit.

* FullFrontalAssault
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* %%* FullFrontalAssault
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