History Characters / Iji

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* WildHair

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* WildHairWildHair: She spent six months in a coma, so it's no wonder her hair looks a little messy.
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* ActionGirl

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* ActionGirlActionGirl: She's a chick, and can easily rack up a body count in the triple digits.



* BreakTheCutie: ''So'' much.
** CorruptTheCutie: After getting a few kills too many.
* {{Determinator}}: And how.
* [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Everyone Calls Her Anomaly]]: [[spoiler:Except Ansaksie on a pacifist run.]] She never actually told them her name, though.
* TheHero
* [[spoiler:HeroicBSOD]]: [[spoiler:She goes through a complete mental breakdown if Dan dies, including ''[[MummiesAtTheDinnerTable talking to him as if he's still there]]''.]]

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* BreakTheCutie: ''So'' much.
**
much. The constant threats of death wear on her spirit, and [[spoiler:Dan dying]] causes her to ''snap''.
*
CorruptTheCutie: After getting a few kills too many.
many, she becomes increasingly violent and unhinged.
* {{Determinator}}: And how. \n It doesn't matter how many aliens get in her way, ''she just keeps going''.
* [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Everyone Calls Her Anomaly]]: [[spoiler:Except EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: All of the [=NPCs=] save Dan [[spoiler:and Ansaksie on a pacifist run.]] run]] refer to her as the Human Anomaly. She never actually told them her name, though.
* TheHero
TheHero: She is the last line of defense between humanity and total extinction.
* [[spoiler:HeroicBSOD]]: HeroicBSOD: [[spoiler:She goes through a complete mental breakdown if Dan dies, including ''[[MummiesAtTheDinnerTable talking to him as if he's still there]]''.]]



* [[ImplacableMan Implacable Woman]]: If you max out her health stat.

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* [[ImplacableMan Implacable Woman]]: ImplacableMan: If you max out her health stat.



* LastOfTheirKind: While the number isn't easily discernible, there aren't that many humans left alive after the Alpha Strike.

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* LastOfTheirKind: LastOfHisKind: While the number isn't easily discernible, there aren't that many humans left alive after the Alpha Strike.



* [[OneManArmy One Woman Army]]: Actually an in-game rank.

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* [[OneManArmy One Woman Army]]: NiceJobBreakingItHero:
** She attempts to call in the Komato, hoping to SummonBiggerFish and get them to save humanity. It quickly turns out that they don't care about the humans' fate either. It's then subverted in later versions, where Iji can form a truce with the Tasen forces and decide against calling the Komato... in which case they reveal they already knew the Tasen were on Earth and attack anyway.
** [[spoiler:If she kills Tor, this convinces his comrades that humanity is not worth saving and causes them to Alpha Strike the planet and annihilate humanity.]] Whoops.
* OneManArmy:
Actually an in-game rank.rank for getting 300 kills.



* SanitySlippage

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* SanitySlippageRoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[spoiler:If Dan dies]], she vows to kill every last Komato between her and General Tor.
* SanitySlippage: She begins to suffer from hallucinations as the game progresses, and if [[spoiler:Dan dies]], she goes completely over the edge.



* JerkAss: Despite being helpful in some ways, he's not very popular due to some of the things he says. [[spoiler:It's partly [[JerkassFacade an act he puts up to avoid being seen as weak]], partly [[BrokenBird the effect of having to survive the six months Iji's slept through]].]]

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* JerkAss: {{Jerkass}}: Despite being helpful in some ways, he's not very popular due to some of the things he says. [[spoiler:It's partly [[JerkassFacade an act he puts up to avoid being seen as weak]], partly [[BrokenBird the effect of having to survive the six months Iji's slept through]].]]



* LastOfTheirKind: See the above entry on Iji.
* MissionControl
* [[spoiler:MummiesAtTheDinnerTable]]: [[spoiler:If Dan dies, Iji is so in denial she'll pretend he's still there.]]
* NonActionGuy
* [[spoiler:PlotlineDeath]]: [[spoiler:Although you can save him through creative trapmine use.]]

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* LastOfTheirKind: LastOfHisKind: See the above entry on Iji.
* MissionControl
* [[spoiler:MummiesAtTheDinnerTable]]:
LivingEmotionalCrutch: To Iji. [[spoiler:If Dan dies, Iji is so in denial she'll pretend he's still there.he bites it, she completely ''snaps''.]]
* NonActionGuy
MissionControl: He provides support to Iji from a comfy seat in a control room.
* [[spoiler:PlotlineDeath]]: MummiesAtTheDinnerTable: [[spoiler:If Dan dies, Iji is so in denial she'll pretend he's still there.]]
* NonActionGuy: He holes up in a control room and lets Iji do the grunt work. Iji even notes he wouldn't last five seconds against the aliens.
* PlotlineDeath:
[[spoiler:Although you can save him through creative trapmine use.]]



* ThemeNaming

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* ThemeNamingThemeNaming: All the Kataisers have three-letter first names.



* [[spoiler:MummiesAtTheDinnerTable: Her ribbons aren't actually there. Iji's just hallucinating.]]
* PosthumousCharacter
* ThemeNaming

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* [[spoiler:MummiesAtTheDinnerTable: Her MummiesAtTheDinnerTable: [[spoiler:Her ribbons aren't actually there. Iji's just hallucinating.]]
* PosthumousCharacter
PosthumousCharacter: She's already dead by the time Iji wakes up from her coma.
* ThemeNaming
ThemeNaming: All the Kataisers have three-letter first names.



* PosthumousCharacter

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* PosthumousCharacterPosthumousCharacter: He's already dead by the time Iji wakes up from her coma.



* ThemeNaming

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* ThemeNaming
ThemeNaming: All the Kataisers have three-letter first names.



* [[spoiler:SkippableBoss]]: [[spoiler:As long as you stay Innocent (No kills) or Pacifist (Very few kills) in the first three sectors, you can bypass the battle with him through a truce made with his men. If you don't skip him, even if you don't technically kill him (by clever use of the turrets or taking an explosive to the face while near him), Iji's guilt will count Krotera as one of her kills.]]

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* [[spoiler:SkippableBoss]]: SkippableBoss: [[spoiler:As long as you stay Innocent (No kills) or Pacifist (Very few kills) in the first three sectors, you can bypass the battle with him through a truce made with his men. If you don't skip him, even if you don't technically kill him (by clever use of the turrets or taking an explosive to the face while near him), Iji's guilt will count Krotera as one of her kills.]]



* [[spoiler:LastOfTheirKind]]

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* [[spoiler:LastOfTheirKind]]LastOfHisKind: [[spoiler:She can potentially be one of the very few survivors of the Tasen.]]



* [[spoiler:LastOfTheirKind]]: [[spoiler:Along with Vateilika, the diary writer and her girlfriend are the only Tasen to survive the game if you kept the truce, except in Version 1.6, where keeping the truce on a pacifist run lets more Tasen survive.]]

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* [[spoiler:LastOfTheirKind]]: LastOfHisKind: [[spoiler:Along with Vateilika, the diary writer and her girlfriend are the only Tasen to survive the game if you kept the truce, except in Version 1.6, where keeping the truce on a pacifist run lets more Tasen survive.]]



* AMotherToHerMen
* [[OneManArmy One Woman Army]]

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* AMotherToHerMen
AFatherToHisMen: Well, mother.
* [[OneManArmy One Woman Army]]OneManArmy



* [[spoiler:BreakTheHaughty]]: [[spoiler:He breaks down and [[DrivenToSuicide kills himself out of shame]] if Iji manages to get around his second fight.]]

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* [[spoiler:BreakTheHaughty]]: BreakTheHaughty: [[spoiler:He breaks down and [[DrivenToSuicide kills himself out of shame]] if Iji manages to get around his second fight.]]



* [[spoiler:SkippableBoss]]: [[spoiler:Through some DungeonBypass.]]

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* [[spoiler:SkippableBoss]]: SkippableBoss: [[spoiler:Through some DungeonBypass.]]



* [[spoiler:VillainousBreakdown]]: [[spoiler:Activate a single checkpoint before going into the second fight with Asha. Die to him. Activate a second checkpoint. Die to him again. Then challenge him one last time. His reaction is PRICELESS]].

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* [[spoiler:VillainousBreakdown]]: VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler:Activate a single checkpoint before going into the second fight with Asha. Die to him. Activate a second checkpoint. Die to him again. Then challenge him one last time. His reaction is PRICELESS]].



* [[spoiler:YourHeadAsplode]]: [[spoiler:Inverted; his head is the only part of him that ''doesn't'' explode messily when he dies]].

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* [[spoiler:YourHeadAsplode]]: YourHeadAsplode: [[spoiler:Inverted; his head is the only part of him that ''doesn't'' explode messily when he dies]].



* [[spoiler:BoomHeadshot]]: [[spoiler:How she dies, assuming Ansaksie isn't with you.]]

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* [[spoiler:BoomHeadshot]]: BoomHeadshot: [[spoiler:How she dies, assuming Ansaksie isn't with you.]]



* CoolMask: Every alien in the game wears some sort of mask, but Iosa gets bonus points for wearing what looks like a ''sock'' over her face. [[spoiler:She also keeps it when she's demoted to Trooper]].



* [[ImplacableMan Implacable Woman]]
* MaskPower: Every alien in the game wears some sort of mask, but Iosa gets bonus points for wearing what looks like a ''sock'' over her face. [[spoiler:She also keeps it when she's demoted to Trooper]].

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* [[ImplacableMan Implacable Woman]]
* MaskPower: Every alien in the game wears some sort of mask, but Iosa gets bonus points for wearing what looks like a ''sock'' over her face. [[spoiler:She also keeps it when she's demoted to Trooper]].
ImplacableMan



* [[spoiler:AntiVillain: Of the tragic villain sort. If he doesn't try to destroy Earth and wipe out the Tasen, the High Council will be forced to execute him and destroy Earth anyway]].

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* [[spoiler:AntiVillain: Of AntiVillain: [[spoiler:Of the tragic villain sort. If he doesn't try to destroy Earth and wipe out the Tasen, the High Council will be forced to execute him and destroy Earth anyway]].



* [[spoiler:DrivenToSuicide: In the standard endings, Tor self-terminates]].

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* [[spoiler:DrivenToSuicide: In DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:In the standard endings, Tor self-terminates]].



* [[spoiler:JerkWithAHeartOfGold]]: [[spoiler:He's really a good guy inside.]]

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* [[spoiler:JerkWithAHeartOfGold]]: JerkWithAHeartOfGold: [[spoiler:He's really a good guy inside.]]



* [[spoiler:PunchClockVillain]]

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* [[spoiler:PunchClockVillain]]PunchClockVillain



* [[spoiler:SlaveToPR: The only reason he's stuck doing things he ''really'' doesn't want to do.]]

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* [[spoiler:SlaveToPR: The SlaveToPR: [[spoiler:The only reason he's stuck doing things he ''really'' doesn't want to do.]]



* [[spoiler:SlaveToPR: Just like Tor]].

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* [[spoiler:SlaveToPR: Just SlaveToPR: [[spoiler:Just like Tor]].



* [[spoiler:WhatTheHellHero: He tells Iji off if she killed Tor and then [[NiceJobBreakingItHero approves the Alpha Strike]]]].

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* [[spoiler:WhatTheHellHero: He WhatTheHellHero: [[spoiler:He tells Iji off if she killed Tor and then [[NiceJobBreakingItHero approves the Alpha Strike]]]].
19th Sep '17 8:43:25 PM Shishkahuben
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* HeroKiller: Before the events of the game, Tor made a name for himself killing the Tasen hero [[FamedInStory Hel Sarie,]] who Iji is compared to by some. Asha threatens Iji with the same fate, should she attempt to negotiate.
--> '''Asha:''' ''"Tor will blow you into Phantom Hammer mist and spread your ashes to the winds... like he did with Hel Sarie."''
* HumongousMecha: He towers over the already tall Iji on foot. His exoskeleton is bigger than a house.



* HumongousMecha
23rd May '17 7:02:51 PM Ramidel
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* AlmightyJanitor: He uses the same sprite as a regular Tasen mook, but he's certainly one of the strongest enemies in the game, stronger than Krotera and only weaker than Annihilators and some bosses.

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* AlmightyJanitor: He uses the same sprite and rank as a regular Tasen mook, but he's certainly one equipped with a suite of personalized and cracked gear that make him the strongest enemies Tasen in the game, and stronger than Krotera and only weaker than Annihilators and some bosses.the vast majority of Komato to boot.



* PlayfulHacker

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* PlayfulHacker
PlayfulHacker: Hacks logbooks largely for entertainment value. Also hacks weapons for the same reason.
23rd May '17 6:29:03 PM Ramidel
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* WorthyOpponent: If she defeats Asha, a logbook he leaves for her indicates that he considers her this, in a twisted way; he compares her to Hel Sarie, both in her strength and conviction, and in [[OneHitKill the fate]] he expects her to suffer.
23rd May '17 5:55:16 PM Ramidel
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* EvilCounterpart: Of Iji.

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* EvilCounterpart: Of Iji.To Iji. Like Iji, Iosa is a super-Komato augmented with an advanced Nanofield and personal, unique technology available to no one else. Unlike Iji, she's fighting for a genocidal, conquering army, and is completely immune to reason. Also see ShadowArchetype below.



* [[spoiler:HeroKiller: Completely pulps Iji if she decides to spare Iosa]].

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* [[spoiler:HeroKiller: HeroKiller: [[spoiler: Completely pulps Iji if she decides to spare Iosa]].


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* ShadowArchetype: Iosa is what Iji becomes on a max-kill route: a psychopathic [[TheBerserker berserker]] driven only by the destruction of her enemies.
28th Mar '17 6:12:54 PM nightelf37
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* SecretTestOfCharacter: [[spoiler:The reason why Tor sticks around to fight Iji despite being able to just up and leave and let the Alpha Strike do its work is to see if there was hope for humanity. You only get to find this out from Kiron after executing Tor, but at that point, you have failed the test, and Kiron proceeds to Alpha Strike the planet.]]



* TennisBoss: His Phantom Hammer ball-shot can be reflected into him , which also prevents him from charging up a [[OneHitKill full-power Phantom Hammer blast]].

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* TennisBoss: His Phantom Hammer ball-shot can be reflected into him , him, which also prevents him from charging up a [[OneHitKill full-power Phantom Hammer blast]].blast]] which has changed in 1.7 to something more manageable but still difficult to evade.
18th Mar '17 10:27:25 PM FF00FF
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* ChildSoldier: Referred to as "kid" by other Tasen.

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* ChildSoldier: Referred to as "kid" by other Tasen.Wak Torma is only 15 starturns old.



* MaskPower: Every alien in the game wears some sort of mask, but Iosa gets bonus points for wearing what looks like a ''sock'' over her face.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Iosa is often called "the Invincible", and for good reason.
* NighInvulnerable: to be more specific, it's a combination of a powerful Nanofield normally used on doors and a natural resistance to energy beams, which is the reason she can have a door-grade Nanofield without having her neurons fried.

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* MaskPower: Every alien in the game wears some sort of mask, but Iosa gets bonus points for wearing what looks like a ''sock'' over her face.
face. [[spoiler:She also keeps it when she's demoted to Trooper]].
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Iosa is often called "the Invincible", and for good reason.
reason...
* NighInvulnerable: to To be more specific, it's a combination of a powerful Nanofield normally used on doors and a natural resistance to energy beams, which is the reason she can have a door-grade Nanofield without having her neurons fried.



* PuzzleBoss: She can be defeated through superior firepower, but it's easier just to use the laser traps in the room.

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* PuzzleBoss: She Her exoskeleton can be [[SubvertedTrope defeated through superior firepower, firepower]], but it's easier just to use the laser traps in the room.room. Fighting Iosa out of her exoskeleton plays the trope straight, though.



* YoungerThanTheyLook: Iosa is only in her ''thirties'' in a cast of enemies whose listed ages go up to over 200.

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* YoungerThanTheyLook: Iosa is only in her ''thirties'' ''38'' in a cast of enemies whose listed ages go up to over 200.


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* [[spoiler:WhatTheHellHero: He tells Iji off if she killed Tor and then [[NiceJobBreakingItHero approves the Alpha Strike]]]].
14th Mar '17 9:00:49 PM FF00FF
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!! The Diary Writer

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!! The Diary Writer
Wak Torma



* NoNameGiven: Neither the diary writer nor her girlfriend have names. "PAIE" is just a callsign (now confirmed by WordOfGod: [[http://www.remar.se/daniel/ijiguide_sector3.php here]]).

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* NoNameGiven: Neither the diary writer nor her girlfriend have names. Before 1.7, she was just referred to as "PAIE" is just a callsign (now confirmed by WordOfGod: [[http://www.remar.se/daniel/ijiguide_sector3.php here]]).(the second part of her identification sign). 1.7 gave her and her girlfriend (Maeja) names.



* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler:Refuses to dodge Shotgun or Buster Gun projectiles, even when taking one more pellet would [[LudicrousGibs reduce him to a fine teal mist]]]].



* [[spoiler:VillainousBreakdown]]: [[spoiler:Activate a single checkpoint before going into the second fight with Asha. Die to him. Activate a second checkpoint. Die to him again. Then challenge him one last time. His reaction is PRICELESS.]]
** [[spoiler:For those of you who don't want to go through sector X in a very specific and difficult way just to get this reaction, he says that he is going to "rip you apart and throw the pieces into a black hole. TEN TIMES".]]

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* [[spoiler:VillainousBreakdown]]: [[spoiler:Activate a single checkpoint before going into the second fight with Asha. Die to him. Activate a second checkpoint. Die to him again. Then challenge him one last time. His reaction is PRICELESS.]]
PRICELESS]].
** [[spoiler:For those of you who don't want to go through sector X in a very specific and difficult way just to get this reaction, he says that he is going Asha threatens to "rip you apart tear Iji to pieces and throw the those pieces into a black hole. TEN TIMES".]]hole ''[[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill ten times]]'']].



** TooDumbToLive.
* [[spoiler:YourHeadAsplode]]: [[spoiler:Inverted; his head is the only part of him that ''doesn't'' explode messily when he dies.]]

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** TooDumbToLive.
* [[spoiler:YourHeadAsplode]]: [[spoiler:Inverted; his head is the only part of him that ''doesn't'' explode messily when he dies.]]dies]].



* [[spoiler:HeroKiller: Completely pulps Iji if she decides to spare Iosa]].



* ImmortalitySeeker: Implied by some optional dialogue.



* NighInvulnerable: to be more specific, it's a combination of a powerful Nanofield and a natural resistance to energy beams, which is the reason she can have a personal Nanofield without being fried.

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* NighInvulnerable: to be more specific, it's a combination of a powerful Nanofield normally used on doors and a natural resistance to energy beams, which is the reason she can have a personal door-grade Nanofield without being having her neurons fried.




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* YoungerThanTheyLook: Iosa is only in her ''thirties'' in a cast of enemies whose listed ages go up to over 200.



* [[spoiler:AntiVillain: Of the tragic villain sort. If he doesn't try to destroy Earth and wipe out the Tasen, the High Council will be forced to execute him and destroy Earth anyway.]]
* BaitAndSwitchBoss: It's the same guy, but when you first run into him, he's just a regular Komato, so the player might expect a simple shootout. [[OhCrap Then he summons his mech]].

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* [[spoiler:AntiVillain: Of the tragic villain sort. If he doesn't try to destroy Earth and wipe out the Tasen, the High Council will be forced to execute him and destroy Earth anyway.]]
anyway]].
* BaitAndSwitchBoss: It's the same guy, but when you first run into him, he's just a regular Komato, so the player might expect a simple shootout. [[OhCrap Then he summons his mech]]. This is foreshadowed by a logbook, though.



* [[spoiler:DrivenToSuicide: In the standard endings, Tor self-terminates]].



* MarathonBoss

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* MarathonBossMarathonBoss: On the lowest difficulty, he has [[MadeOfIron 900 health]] in a game where most enemies don't break 15. For comparison, Iosa's exoskeleton had 400 health.


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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: [[spoiler:Hands them out to Iosa (if Iji spared her) or Iji (if Iji killed Tor)]].
* [[spoiler:SlaveToPR: Just like Tor]].
2nd Feb '17 9:14:05 AM MacronNotes
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* TennisBoss: His Phantom Hammer ball-shot can be reflected into him ForMassiveDamage, which also prevents him from charging up a [[OneHitKill full-power Phantom Hammer blast]].

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* TennisBoss: His Phantom Hammer ball-shot can be reflected into him ForMassiveDamage, , which also prevents him from charging up a [[OneHitKill full-power Phantom Hammer blast]].
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