History Characters / NieR

24th Jan '17 8:28:50 AM trixus
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* BerserkButton: Don't talk down to his friends, or get ''anywhere'' near Yonah.

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* BerserkButton: Don't talk down to his friends, or get ''anywhere'' near Yonah. Or be a Shade, a sidequest even has him mentions that he doesn't care if a Shade is just minding his own business and not attacking he'll still cut him down.



* GoodIsNotNice: In a harsh world there's little time to be nice. He falls short of being a DesignatedHero. He does want to help people even though he has his own objective but he will voice his displeasure.
* HeelRealization: Hinted at occasionally. Made especially apparent [[spoiler:after Emil sacrifices himself]] when he lets Kainé kick the crap out of him.

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* GoodIsNotNice: In a harsh world there's little time to be nice. He falls short of being a DesignatedHero. He does want to help people even though he has his own objective but he will voice his displeasure.
displeasure about it. His crusade against the Shades becomes less to cure her daughter and more about revenge.
* HeelRealization: Hinted at occasionally. Made especially apparent [[spoiler:after Emil sacrifices himself]] when he lets Kainé kick the crap out of him.



* HeroicBSOD: Rather subtly, but after [[spoiler: Emil's sacrifice]] he allows Kainé to kick the hell out of him because he's finally realized just how badly he screwed up.

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* HeroicBSOD: Rather subtly, but after [[spoiler: Emil's sacrifice]] he allows Kainé to kick the hell out of him because he's finally realized just how badly he screwed up.up and how many of his friends died.
8th Jan '17 12:43:17 AM Hanz
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* SeriesMascot: Emil in his No. 7 form is arguably the mascot of the series, to the point that [[ReclusiveAuthor Taro Yoko]] is known for wearing a mask of Emil during public appearances.

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* SeriesMascot: Emil in his No. 7 form is arguably the mascot of the series, to the point that [[ReclusiveAuthor [[ReclusiveArtist Taro Yoko]] is known for wearing a mask of Emil during public appearances.
8th Jan '17 12:43:02 AM Hanz
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* SeriesMascot: Emil in his No. 7 form is arguably the mascot of the series, to the point that [[ReclusiveAuthor Taro Yoko]] is known for wearing a mask of Emil during public appearances.
7th Jan '17 5:29:20 AM NanoMoose
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* HeroicRROD: Without Grimoire Noir he cannot exist.

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* HeroicRROD: Without Grimoire Noir Noir, he cannot exist.



* InsistentTerminology: You shall refer to the great book Grimoire Weiss by his ''full'' and ''proper'' name! Unfortunately everyone ignores his complaints. [[spoiler:However, his final words to Nier states that he's become fond of being called Weiss]].

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* InsistentTerminology: You shall refer to the great book Grimoire Weiss by his ''full'' and ''proper'' name! Unfortunately everyone ignores his complaints. [[spoiler:However, his final words to Nier states state that he's become fond of being called Weiss]].



* NobleMaleRoguishMale: With Papa Nier in the dub; Weiss is a well-spoken man who likes to bring up the wonders of the world, while Nier is a down-to-earth father who rarely ponders outside his objectives.

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* NobleMaleRoguishMale: With Papa Nier in the dub; Weiss is a well-spoken man masculine-sounding book who likes to bring up the wonders of the world, while Nier is a down-to-earth father who rarely ponders outside his objectives.



* JerkassFacade: Her backstory reveals that Kainé forced herself to change due to her harsh lifestyle and not being able to trust anyone.

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* JerkassFacade: Her backstory reveals that Kainé forced herself to change due to her harsh lifestyle and not being able to trust anyone. Rather adorably, when Emil reveals that they tells campfire stories while waiting outside towns for Nier, she tells him to stop because she's "got a fucking image to maintain."



* LoveHurts: In the Drama [=CDs=], following Ending D, [[spoiler:she - despite everything to the contrary - does on some vague, subconscious level remember Nier but not being able to recall specifics drives her to depression]].

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* LoveHurts: In the Drama [=CDs=], following Ending D, [[spoiler:she does - despite everything to the contrary - does on some vague, subconscious level remember Nier but not being able to Nier. She cannot recall specifics specifics, however, drives her to depression]].depression as she searches for what she's lost without even knowing what it is]].



* MsFanservice: Lots of people comment on her looks, with one of Yonah's letters describing her as mature in all the right places.

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* MsFanservice: Lots of people comment on her looks, with one of Yonah's letters describing mentioning that Devola describes her as mature "put together in all the right places.places".



* SexyBacklessOutfit: That nightdress bares it all.

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* SexyBacklessOutfit: That nightdress bares it all. ''all.''



* ShockAndAwe: Her magic has more of an electric theme to it than Nier's.

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* ShockAndAwe: Her magic has more of an electric theme to it than Nier's.



* {{Stripperiffic}}: ''Grimoire Nier'' attempts to justify this. "As a response to the harassment she received in her childhood for being a hermaphrodite, she had taken a liking to clothes that emphasize feminine characteristics."

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* {{Stripperiffic}}: ''Grimoire Nier'' attempts to justify this. "As a response to the harassment she received in her childhood for being a hermaphrodite, she had taken a liking to clothes that emphasize feminine characteristics."" Her grandmother encouraged her to assert her femininity, even flaunt it, and Kainé (as she is wont) took it perhaps a little further than intended. Unusually, people in-game do find her mode of dress genuinely odd and comment on its impracticality.



* TragicMonster: Particularly in Ending C. [[spoiler: She ignores Shades' pleas even if she can understand them because Tyrann will take control if she goes soft and when she doesn't feel enough sadness and anger because of Nier's support she turns and asks to be killed.]]

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* TragicMonster: Particularly in Ending C. [[spoiler: She ignores Shades' pleas pleas, even if though she can understand them them, because Tyrann will take control if she goes soft and when she doesn't feel enough sadness and anger because of soft. When Nier's support soothes her sadness and anger she turns and asks to be killed.]]
1st Jan '17 3:31:45 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: In the second half of the game, at any rate.
22nd Dec '16 9:58:48 AM Eagal
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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Killing [[spoiler:the Shadowlord]] was a big no-no in the grand scheme of things.

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Killing [[spoiler:the Shadowlord]] was a big no-no in the grand scheme of things.things, as the Shadowlord's death winds up leading both Replicants and Gestalts to their eventual extinction, save Emil.
2nd Oct '16 11:59:37 AM NOYB
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* ScarsAreForever: She has burn scars on her face which she is sensitive about. The King and Weiss still find her beautiful, and because of her mask the player never sees them anyway.

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* ScarsAreForever: She has burn scars on her face which she is sensitive about. The King and Weiss still find her beautiful, and because of her mask the player never sees them anyway.
1st Oct '16 1:38:46 PM Eagal
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* BadassNormal: Considering he gets the ability to use magic from Weiss. Everything else is just strength and skill.


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* EmpoweredBadassNormal: He was a self-trained warrior able to use different kinds of weapons to kick ass and take names even before gaining magic from Weiss.
5th Sep '16 12:58:49 PM NOYB
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* TragicMonster: Particularly in Ending C. [[spoiler: She ignores Shades pleas even if she can understand it because Tyrann will take control if she goes soft and when she doesn't feel enough sadness and anger because of Nier's support she turns and asks to be killed.]]

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* TragicMonster: Particularly in Ending C. [[spoiler: She ignores Shades Shades' pleas even if she can understand it them because Tyrann will take control if she goes soft and when she doesn't feel enough sadness and anger because of Nier's support she turns and asks to be killed.]]
1st Sep '16 3:47:52 PM santos32
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* TrueFinalBoss: [[spoiler:In Endings C and D. The Shadowlord's death causes her to relapse into her Shade form. Nier works with Tyrann to put her down.]]
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