History Characters / NightWatch

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* BattleCouple: With Svetlana

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* BattleCouple: With SvetlanaSvetlana.



* GoodIsNotNice: Anton can be a real jerk.

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* GoodIsNotNice: Anton can be a real jerk.jerk and he has become very cynical in his views on his work and world itself.



* [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice: Offers himself as a sacrifice to the Two-in-One]]

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* [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice: Offers himself as a sacrifice to the Two-in-One]]Two-in-One. He survives, but is BroughtDownToNormal.]]



* TakeALevelInBadass: His power level grows enormously throughout the series. [[spoiler: Until he is turned into a human in ''Sixth Watch''.]]

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* TakeALevelInBadass: His power level grows enormously throughout the series.series, to the point that he becomes a Beyond Classification level mage. [[spoiler: Until he is turned into a human in ''Sixth Watch''.]]



* ObfuscatingStupidity: Keeps up the appearance of being nothing more than a simple working class man from some village

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* ObfuscatingStupidity: Keeps up the appearance of being nothing more than a simple working class man from some villagevillage. ''Appearance'' is a key word.



* AntiHero: Type III.
* BadassGrandpa: Is known to have defeated three powerful Dark Others in his past.

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* AntiHero: Type III.
III. He is definetely a good Other, but frequently manipulates everyone for the good of Light and humans.
* BadassGrandpa: Is known to have defeated three powerful Dark Others in his past.past; is an equal of Zabulon and is a very powerful, intelligent and skilled mage.



* {{Chessmaster}}: One of the best in the series, if not the best.

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* {{Chessmaster}}: One of the best in the series, if not the best. [[DeconstructedTrope His subordinates doesn't like this trait in hhim.]]



* GuileHero / MagnificentBastard: Extrremely skillful manipulatort and planner.

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* GuileHero / MagnificentBastard: Extrremely Extremely skillful manipulatort and planner.






* BadassGrandpa: Is heavily implied to be as old as Geser.

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* BadassGrandpa: Is heavily implied to be as old as Geser.Gesar, and definetely just as poweful and experienced.



* BigBad: Sort of- he's the leader of the forces of Darkness, but he's never actually the main antagonist, and will often cooperate with the Light Others when something bad happens that doesn't suit his goals.

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* BigBad: Sort of- of - he's the leader of the forces of Darkness, but he's never actually rarely the main antagonist, and will often cooperate with the Light Others when something bad happens that doesn't suit his goals.



* {{Chessmaster}}: Only slightly worse than Geser. [[spoiler: In Day Watch he managed to outwit him.]]

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* {{Chessmaster}}: Only slightly worse than Geser.Gesar. [[spoiler: In Day Watch he managed to outwit him.]]



* FriendlyEnemy: Despite being the leader of Day Watch, he is shown to enjoy his fight with Geser, who reciprocates. See also his AffablyEvil.

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* FriendlyEnemy: Despite being the leader of Day Watch, he is shown to enjoy his fight with Geser, Gesar, who reciprocates. See also his AffablyEvil.



* WorthyOpponent: To Geser, who feels the same.

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* WorthyOpponent: To Geser, Gesar, who feels the same.



* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler: In ''Sixth Watch, by Twilight itself, to create Sixth Watch.]]



* UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans: [[spoiler:in ''Twilight Watch'', when he plots to turn humanity into Others.]]

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* UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans: [[spoiler:in ''Twilight Watch'', when he plots to turn humanity into Others. Unfortunately, it can lead to really bad consequences.]]



* AmicableExes: [[spoiler: Implied to be with Arina in ''Sixth Watch''.]]

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* AmicableExes: [[spoiler: Implied to be with Arina Gesar in ''Sixth Watch''.]]



* ShootTheDog: She disrupted the experiment of Watches and Inquisition because of [[spoiler: the BadFuture, which Geser convinced her to avert.]]
* WellIntentionedExtremist: ''Twilight Watch'' reveals she had sabotaged an experiment, conducted by the Inquisition with the purpose of giving Russian people communist ideas. It worked much sooner than it was supposed to, resulting in countless deaths and leaving Russia in its current unfortunate economic condition. The reason? Had she not, humans would have discovered the existence of the Others among them, leading to a world-wide witch hunt. And then Geser reveals that the experiment was doomed to fail anyway, causing numerous nuclear wars across the world.

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* ShootTheDog: She disrupted the experiment of Watches and Inquisition because of [[spoiler: the BadFuture, which Geser Gesar convinced her to avert.]]
* WellIntentionedExtremist: ''Twilight Watch'' reveals she had sabotaged an experiment, conducted by the Inquisition with the purpose of giving Russian people communist ideas. It worked much sooner than it was supposed to, resulting in countless deaths and leaving Russia in its current unfortunate economic condition. The reason? Had she not, humans would have discovered the existence of the Others among them, leading to a world-wide witch hunt. And then Geser Gesar reveals that the experiment was doomed to fail anyway, causing numerous nuclear wars across the world.



* WouldntHurtAChild: Played with. She did threaten to kill Nadya and even trapped her with a grenade inside a magic barrier once, but she warned Anton just in time so he could disassemble it and save his daughter. Later, Geser assures Anton he is acquainted with her well enough that he knows she'd never hurt a little kid.

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* WouldntHurtAChild: Played with. She did threaten to kill Nadya and even trapped her with a grenade inside a magic barrier once, but she warned Anton just in time so he could disassemble it and save his daughter. Later, Geser Gesar assures Anton he is acquainted with her well enough that he knows she'd never hurt a little kid.



* BadassGrandpa: He is Anton's equal, and is about two centuries old. He is also stated to have grandchildren, who are already old.

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* BadassGrandpa: He is Anton's equal, equal in power, and is about two centuries old. He is also stated to have grandchildren, who are already old.



* NietzscheWannabe

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* NietzscheWannabeNietzscheWannabe:
14th May '17 6:28:21 AM Stranrep
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* HumanoidAbomination: In ''New Watch'', he was an avatar of Twilight, whom people see as their reflection; his powerful is equal to this of Nadya. As time passes, he becomes more and more ''humanoid''.

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* HumanoidAbomination: In ''New Watch'', he was an avatar of Twilight, whom people see as their reflection; his powerful power is equal to this of Absolute Light Other Nadya. As time passes, he becomes more and more ''humanoid''.
26th Apr '17 4:42:49 AM Stranrep
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* DidYouJustFlipOffCthulhu: She has no respect to Zabulon whatsoever, and isn't afraid to show it. Justified, as she's equal to him in power, and

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* DidYouJustFlipOffCthulhu: She has no respect to Zabulon whatsoever, and isn't afraid to show it. Justified, as she's equal to him in power, andpower.
25th Apr '17 1:42:45 PM Ilya_Rysenkov
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* CynismCatalyst: While he's an unambiously good guy, he's become really cynical since he learnt that his boss, Geser, is just as manipulative as Zabulon, he's semi-evil counterpart, if not more.



* TakeALevelInBadass: His power level grows enormously throughout the series.
* UnwittingPawn: Often to Geser and/or Zabulon.

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* TakeALevelInBadass: His power level grows enormously throughout the series.
series. [[spoiler: Until he is turned into a human in ''Sixth Watch''.]]
* UnwittingPawn: Often to Geser and/or Zabulon. Or [[spoiler: Arina]].



Anton's main friend in the Night Watch.

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Anton's main friend in the Night Watch. First-level Light mage.



* BadassGrandpa: As a level two magician, he's one of the more powerful agents of the Night Watch.

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* BadassGrandpa: As a level two one magician, he's one of the more powerful and experienced agents of the Night Watch.



* OldSoldier: Fought in multiple wars in his lifetime

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* OldSoldier: Fought in multiple wars in his lifetimelifetime.



* GuileHero / MagnificentBastard

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* GuileHero / MagnificentBastardMagnificentBastard: Extrremely skillful manipulatort and planner.



* TricksterMentor: To Anton

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* TricksterMentor: To AntonAnton.



* BadBoss: He ruthlessly sacrifices his followers once they've [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness outlived their usefulness]] and is fond of [[UnequalPairing seducing female followers]]. Just ask [[spoiler: Alisa Donnikova.

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* BadBoss: He ruthlessly sacrifices his followers once they've [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness outlived their usefulness]] and is fond of [[UnequalPairing seducing female followers]]. Just ask [[spoiler: Alisa Donnikova.]]



* BunnyEarsLawyer: Likes to play this part sometimes

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* BunnyEarsLawyer: Likes to play this part sometimessometimes.



* EnemyMine: Does this freguently, when something bad appears. Later shown to be

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* EnemyMine: Does this freguently, when something bad appears. Later shown to bebe...



* {{Vampire}}

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* {{Vampire}}
{{Vampire}}: The most powerful now, especially when he's [[spoiler: resurrected by Twilight.]]




The Grand Dark witch, who first appears in ''Twilight Watch''.



* AndIMustScream: ''New Watch'' ends with her [[spoiler:getting trapped in the inescapable Sarcophagus of Times for all eternity.]]
* AntiVillain
* DespairEventHorizon: [[spoiler: When she learnt that she probably screwed Russia with her intefering.]]
* DidYouJustFlipOffCthulhu: She has no respect to Zabulon whatsoever, and isn't afraid to show it.

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* AndIMustScream: ''New Watch'' ends with her [[spoiler:getting trapped in the inescapable Sarcophagus of Times for all eternity. Tiger frees her in ''Sixth Watch'' to help Anton with Two-in-One.]]
* AntiVillain
AntiVillain: It's even arguable how evil she really is.
* DespairEventHorizon: [[spoiler: When she learnt that she probably screwed Russia with her intefering.]]
She seems to get better in ''Sixth Watch.'']]
* DidYouJustFlipOffCthulhu: She has no respect to Zabulon whatsoever, and isn't afraid to show it. Justified, as she's equal to him in power, and



* WickedWitch: Zig-Zagged.

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* WickedWitch: Zig-Zagged. More like semi-amoral witch.



* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Never heard from in the later books

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* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Never heard from in the later booksbooks.



* HumanoidAbomination: In ''New Watch'', he was an avatar of Twilight.

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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Performs this in ''Sixth Watch'', to help heroes to gain more time to deal with Two-in-One.]]
* HumanoidAbomination: In ''New Watch'', he was an avatar of Twilight.Twilight, whom people see as their reflection; his powerful is equal to this of Nadya. As time passes, he becomes more and more ''humanoid''.
17th Apr '17 5:43:43 AM SorPepita
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!'''The Tiger''''

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!'''The Tiger''''Tiger'''
5th Apr '17 1:08:39 AM Stranrep
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* DrivesLikeCrazy: Especially in the movies

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* DrivesLikeCrazy: Especially in the moviesmovies.



* AmicableExes: [[spoiler: Implied to be with Arina in ''Sixth Watch''.]]



* ApocalypseMaiden
* HappilyMarried: To Anton

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* ApocalypseMaiden
ApocalypseMaiden: In first part of ''Night Watch''.
* HappilyMarried: To AntonAnton.



* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: In Day Watch.]]

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* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: In Day Watch.]]Watch, by Victor Rogoza]]



* TookALevelInBadass: [[spoiler: Became a Light Other thanks to Fuaran]]

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* TookALevelInBadass: [[spoiler: Became a Light Other thanks to Fuaran]]Fuaran]].



* BadBoss: He ruthlessly sacrifices his followers once they've [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness outlived their usefulness]] and is fond of [[UnequalPairing seducing female followers]].

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* BadBoss: He ruthlessly sacrifices his followers once they've [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness outlived their usefulness]] and is fond of [[UnequalPairing seducing female followers]]. Just ask [[spoiler: Alisa Donnikova.



* [[spoiler:LukeIAmYourFather: Is revealed to be Anton's grandfather at the end of the last book]]

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* [[spoiler:LukeIAmYourFather: Is revealed to be Anton's grandfather at the end of the last book]]book]].



* AntiVillain

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* AntiVillainAntiVillain: WellIntentionedExtremist.



* IJustWantToBeNormal
* IHateYouVampireDad: Completely averted.
* UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans: [[spoiler:in ''Twilight Watch''.]]

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* IJustWantToBeNormal
IJustWantToBeNormal: Because vampires are treated by derision by many Others.
* IHateYouVampireDad: Completely averted.
averted. They both love each other and his mother.
* UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans: [[spoiler:in ''Twilight Watch''.Watch'', when he plots to turn humanity into Others.]]



* AffablyEvil

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* AffablyEvilAmicableExes: [[spoiler: Implied to be with Arina in ''Sixth Watch''.]]
* AffablyEvil: To the point of turning into Light Other.



* FriendlyEnemy: Despite [[KnightTemplar her]] [[ManipulativeBastard deeds]], she is polite and cordial to Anton.

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* FriendlyEnemy: Despite [[KnightTemplar her]] [[ManipulativeBastard deeds]], she is polite and cordial to Anton.Anton and his family.



The BalanceBetweenGoodAndEvil.

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The BalanceBetweenGoodAndEvil.
BalanceBetweenGoodAndEvil organization, which leads and controls both Watches.



* WorfEffect: [[spoiler:He is defeated by Kostya after he gets Fuaran.]]

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* WorfEffect: [[spoiler:He is defeated by Kostya after he gets Fuaran. Justified, as the latter became an Abolute Other.]]



* AffablyEvil

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* AffablyEvilAffablyEvil: NobleDemon, though, he gets darker in ''New Watch''.



An entity created by the Twilight to prevent prophecies from being heard.

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An entity created by the Twilight to prevent certain prophecies from being heard.



* TookALevelInKindness: In ''Sixth Watch''

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* TookALevelInKindness: In ''Sixth Watch''Watch''.
10th Feb '17 4:00:57 AM KentAllard
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* OneOfUs: Plays (or at least used to play) computer games (mentions ''Heretic'' and ''Hexen'' by name and references ''Planescape: Torment'' once), reads Strugatskys and Pratchett and references Star Wars.



* DrivesLikeCrazy


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* DrivesLikeCrazy

DrivesLikeCrazy: Especially in the movies
* ObfuscatingStupidity: Keeps up the appearance of being nothing more than a simple working class man from some village
* OldSoldier: Fought in multiple wars in his lifetime
* WeakButSkilled: When compared to Greater Others, what he lacks in raw power, he makes up for with more than a century of experience.



* Depowered: For some time after she was partially absolved from her punishment.




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* YourCheatingHeart: Back before they were married, she cheated on Anton with Ignat once, out of spite towards Anton's attitude. It's never brought up again after it happens.



A handsome and charming Night Watch operative.




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* AmbiguouslyGay / AmbiguouslyBi: Is all but stated outright to be gay in the first story of the original book, but later has a drunk threesome with two women
4th Dec '16 5:49:13 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}



* {{Badass}}



* {{Badass}}: Possibly the strongest witch in the world.



* {{Badass}}: Was considered to be one of the strongest vampires. [[spoiler: Before Kostya killed him.]]
30th Nov '16 10:41:30 AM Steinman76
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* PragmaticVillainy: When he's first introduced, Anton suspects him of casting the Moscow-threatening curse on Svetlana. Zabulon's answer is "We don't need this. Only a savage kills an elephant to get a small steak for his breakfast."
7th Nov '16 6:34:55 PM sher1
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* BattleCouple: With Svetlana



* DeadpanSnarker



* [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice: Offers himself as a sacrifice to the Two-in-One]]



* MamaBear

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* MamaBearHappilyMarried: To Anton
* MamaBear: Do ''not'' threaten her daughter. She's absolutely unstoppable when it comes to protecting Nadya.


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* BunnyEarsLawyer: Likes to play this part sometimes
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