History Characters / PlanescapeTorment

15th Mar '17 9:42:09 AM MaulMachine
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* DoesNotLikeShoes: She's always seen without shoes.

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* DoesNotLikeShoes: She's always seen without shoes.shoes... except in some official art, curiously.
7th Mar '17 5:03:10 PM MagBas
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* ChaoticGood: Official alignment. He's probably somewhere between Chaotic Good and Chaotic Neutral, though. [[invoked]]

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* ChaoticGood: Official alignment. He's probably somewhere between Chaotic Good and Chaotic Neutral, though. [[invoked]]



* ChaoticNeutral: In-universe. His madness is probably the only thing that keeps him from ChaoticEvil.

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* ChaoticNeutral: In-universe. His madness is probably the only thing that keeps him from ChaoticEvil.
7th Mar '17 2:40:04 PM MagBas
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* LawfulNeutral: In-universe. [[invoked]] It would not be a stretch to peg her as LawfulGood or NeutralGood, though.

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* LawfulNeutral: In-universe. [[invoked]] It would not be a stretch to peg her as LawfulGood or NeutralGood, though.[[invoked]]



* LawfulNeutral: His name sake suggests (and his official alignment is) LawfulNeutral, but his sheer ignorance of or flat apathy toward all his horrible actions upon other people arguably place him at LawfulEvil. [[invoked]]

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* LawfulNeutral: His LawfulNeutral:As his name sake suggests (and his official suggests, his alignment is) LawfulNeutral, but his sheer ignorance of or flat apathy toward all his horrible actions upon other people arguably place him at LawfulEvil.is LawfulNeutral. [[invoked]]
7th Mar '17 2:12:11 PM Grudgeal
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* ChaoticEvil: Official alignment. Though his madness might tilt him toward ChaoticNeutral, it may be be that his tendency to murder anyone who upset him tilts him back toward evil. Either way, laws have no part of it.[[invoked]]

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* ChaoticEvil: Official alignment. Though Although in many ways pitiable due to his madness might tilt him toward ChaoticNeutral, it may be be that his tendency insanity, he's also extremely callous towards human life and extremely irrational and invidualistic on top of it, murdering lots of people because they were of no use to murder anyone who upset him tilts him back toward evil. Either way, laws have no part of it.him.[[invoked]]
24th Feb '17 12:00:04 AM Grudgeal
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* AppealToForce: Lothar is allowed to collect skulls and otherwise do as he pleases without interference because the only one in Sigil who ''could'' regulate him is The Lady (whose laws he does not break simply by collecting skulls).



* EvilSorcerer: Canonically he is TrueNeutral, but far from pleasant. Though if you are polite enough, he'll provides some answers about your immortality, as well as selling some medicine and equipment.
%% * FateWorseThanDeath: All the skulls in his shelves are terrified of him. Considering that they're already dead...

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* TheDreaded: About the only being in Sigil more feared is The Lady. Locals are terrified of him, as are the skulls in his parlour.
* EvilSorcerer: Canonically he is TrueNeutral, a TrueNeutral priest, but he has magic powers and is far from pleasant. Though if you are polite enough, he'll provides some answers about your immortality, as well as selling some medicine and equipment.
%% * FateWorseThanDeath: All the skulls in his shelves are terrified of him. Considering that they're already dead...
equipment.



* ScrewTheRulesIMakeThem: The folks in Sigil don't even try to regulate him, but he's not particularly active, only interested in collecting skulls for their knowledge.
31st Jan '17 9:26:49 AM Gosicrystal
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* DysfunctionJunction: '''Like you wouldn't believe'''.
* MonsterAdventurers: Somewhat.
* RagtagBunchOfMisfits: ...Yes.

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%% * DysfunctionJunction: '''Like you wouldn't believe'''.
DysfunctionJunction
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* MonsterAdventurers: Somewhat.
MonsterAdventurers
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* RagtagBunchOfMisfits: ...Yes.RagtagBunchOfMisfits



* AmnesiaDanger

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%% * AmnesiaDanger



* BackFromTheDead: Constantly.

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%% * BackFromTheDead: Constantly.



* HeroicBSOD: Has a big one once when he recalls [[spoiler:the Practical Incarnation's most terrible act.]]
* IdentityAmnesia

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* HeroicBSOD: Has a big one once when he recalls [[spoiler:the Practical Incarnation's most terrible act.]]
act]].
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* IdentityAmnesia



* ManipulativeBastard: At least one of the earlier incarnations. Other incarnations are different kinds of bastard.
** You can be one in game, and possibly more than in any other RPG to date.

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* ManipulativeBastard: At least one of the earlier incarnations. Other incarnations are different kinds of bastard.
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bastard. You can be one in game, and possibly more than in any other RPG to date.



* CasanovaWannabe
** Taken to {{Squick}} levels when he primarily hits on zombies. It's played for laughs, though - hey, he's just as dead as they are!

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* CasanovaWannabe
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CasanovaWannabe: Taken to {{Squick}} levels when he primarily hits on zombies. It's played for laughs, though - hey, he's just as dead as they are!



* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass

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%% * CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass



** VideoGameCrueltyPotential: [[spoiler:You can ''put him back in.'' And then rip him out ''again''. He returns mentally changed from that one.]]



* ImprobableWeaponUser: Morte is one of the few RPG characters who goes into battle and bites things to death.
** His official (and ingame) weapon proficiency is "''Fist (don't ask)''"

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* ImprobableWeaponUser: Morte is one of the few RPG characters who goes into battle and bites things to death.
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death. His official (and ingame) weapon proficiency is "''Fist "''Fist''" (don't ask)''"ask).



* MrExposition

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%% * MrExposition



* VideoGameCrueltyPotential: [[spoiler:You can ''put him back in the Pillar of Skulls.'' And then rip him out ''again''. He returns mentally changed from that one.]]



* BadassGrandpa

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%% * BadassGrandpa



* LovableRogue

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%% * LovableRogue



* {{Tsundere}}

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%% * {{Tsundere}}



* [[invoked]][[LawfulNeutral Even Neutral]] [[EvenEvilHasStandards Has Standards]]: She can call out [[KnightTemplar Vhalior]] at one point for being [[LawfulStupid too extreme]], even though she is of the same alignment.

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* [[invoked]][[LawfulNeutral Even Neutral]] [[EvenEvilHasStandards Has Standards]]: EvenEvilHasStandards: She can call out [[KnightTemplar Vhalior]] at one point for being [[LawfulStupid too extreme]], even though she is of the same alignment.



* [[AttentionDeficitOohShiny Attention Defici... Oooh, Flammable!]]: Can barely hold a conversation for more than a minute without falling back on 'burn things' mode. With sufficient Wisdom The Nameless One will realize this and make him hold onto a conversation longer by claiming he wants to talk ''about'' fire and burning.

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* [[AttentionDeficitOohShiny Attention Defici... Oooh, Flammable!]]: AttentionDeficitOohShiny: Can barely hold a conversation for more than a minute without falling back on 'burn things' mode. With sufficient Wisdom The Nameless One will realize this and make him hold onto a conversation longer by claiming he wants to talk ''about'' fire and burning.



* InfernalRetaliation: [[RuleOfThree He. Is. On. Fire.]]

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* InfernalRetaliation: [[RuleOfThree He. Is. On. Fire.]]



* ManOnFire: [[RunningGag He. Is. On. Fire.]]
* MeaningfulName: [[OverlyLongGag He. Is. On. Fire.]]

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* ManOnFire: [[RunningGag He. Is. On. Fire.]]
Fire.
* MeaningfulName: [[OverlyLongGag He. Is. On. Fire.]]"Ignus" is very similar to "Ignis", which is Latin for fire. It's implied Ignus chose the name for himself.



** It's implied Ignus chose the name for himself.
* NaturalWeapon: Guess.

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** It's implied Ignus chose the name for himself.
* NaturalWeapon: Guess.Fire.



* PlayingWithFire: Sensing a [[ThisIndexIsOnFire theme]] here?

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* PlayingWithFire: Sensing He's a [[ThisIndexIsOnFire theme]] here?burning man who can control fire, if his name wasn't an indicator.



* NoBiologicalSex: Identifies as male pronoun-wise, but that's it. Modrons have no gender, and Nordom doesn't either. Grace will even jokingly flirt with him on occasion, which Nordom doesn't understand.
** Not that this stops him from changing the subject when Grace indirectly asks if he finds her attractive.

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* NoBiologicalSex: Identifies as male pronoun-wise, but that's it. Modrons have no gender, and Nordom doesn't either. Grace will even jokingly flirt with him on occasion, which Nordom doesn't understand. \n** Not that this stops him from changing the subject when Grace indirectly asks if he finds her attractive.



* AnimatedArmor

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%% * AnimatedArmor



** UnscrupulousHero



* BlackKnight
* DarkIsNotEvil: It's just certainly not good, either.

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%% * BlackKnight
* DarkIsNotEvil: It's just certainly not good, either.
BlackKnight



* TheFettered:
** To the nth degree. He believes so strongly in his ideals so that it keeps him alive, even though his body has long since turned to dust, and gives him actual stat boosts against particularly deserving enemies.
** He can teach his methods to a fighter The Nameless One, which makes you stronger the more Lawful (and therefore the more subservient to an ideal) you are.



* LivingLieDetector: His gaze is said to see through all lies.
** For some odd reason, however, he cannot get a clear read on you.

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* LivingLieDetector: His gaze is said to see through all lies.
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lies. For some odd reason, however, he cannot get a clear read on you.



* TheFettered: To the nth degree. He believes so strongly in his ideals so that it keeps him alive, even though his body has long since turned to dust, and gives him actual stat boosts against particularly deserving enemies.
** He can also teach his methods to a fighter The Nameless One, which makes you stronger the more Lawful (and therefore the more subservient to an ideal) you are.

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%% * TheFettered: To the nth degree. He believes so strongly in his ideals so that it keeps him alive, even though his body has long since turned to dust, and gives him actual stat boosts against particularly deserving enemies.
** He can also teach his methods to a fighter The Nameless One, which makes you stronger the more Lawful (and therefore the more subservient to an ideal) you are.
UnscrupulousHero



* LoveHurts: And how.

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%% * LoveHurts: And how.LoveHurts



* LoveMartyr: ''And how!''

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%% * LoveMartyr: ''And how!''LoveMartyr



* OurGhostsAreDifferent

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%% * OurGhostsAreDifferent



* FateWorseThanDeath: All the skulls in his shelves are terrified of him. Considering that they're already dead...

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%% * FateWorseThanDeath: All the skulls in his shelves are terrified of him. Considering that they're already dead...



* HannibalLecture: A speciality of hers.

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%% * HannibalLecture: A speciality of hers.HannibalLecture



* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Another specialty of hers.

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%% * TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Another specialty of hers. TheReasonYouSuckSpeech



* [[spoiler:AffablyEvil: He's so affable, in fact, that he qualifies as LawfulGood. Does ''not'' stop him from stabbing you in the back as part of his scheme provoke aggression against the Lower Planes.]]

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* [[spoiler:AffablyEvil: He's AffablyEvil: [[spoiler:He's so affable, in fact, that he qualifies as LawfulGood. Does ''not'' stop him from stabbing you in the back as part of his scheme provoke aggression against the Lower Planes.]]



* [[spoiler:ConsummateLiar: Because normally, devas can't lie in any way at all.]]
* [[spoiler:FallenAngel: Albeit one who still wants the best for Heaven, even if Heaven doesn't want his brand of helping.]]

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* [[spoiler:ConsummateLiar: Because ConsummateLiar: [[spoiler:Because normally, devas can't lie in any way at all.]]
* [[spoiler:FallenAngel: Albeit FallenAngel: [[spoiler:Albeit one who still wants the best for Heaven, even if Heaven doesn't want his brand of helping.]]



* [[spoiler:LastSecondChance: You can give him one after defeating him. Unusually, he may even accept. Just don't bring [[KnightTemplar Vhailor along.]]]]
* [[spoiler:LightIsNotGood: In fact here, Good is not Good! He's still LawfulGood after all and capable being convinced he's doing more harm than good, but he's definitely not an ally and his scheme hurts a lot of people (albeit a WretchedHive of them).]]

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* [[spoiler:LastSecondChance: You LastSecondChance: [[spoiler:You can give him one after defeating him. Unusually, he may even accept. Just don't bring [[KnightTemplar Vhailor along.]]]]
* [[spoiler:LightIsNotGood: In LightIsNotGood: [[spoiler:In fact here, Good is not Good! He's still LawfulGood after all and capable being convinced he's doing more harm than good, but he's definitely not an ally and his scheme hurts a lot of people (albeit a WretchedHive of them).]]



* [[spoiler:NecessarilyEvil: Trias believes that the forces of Good must take more direct action in the Blood War. He was cast down and imprisoned for trying to gather an army of fiends to storm the Heavens, in order to make the forces of Good 'wake up' and do so.]]

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* [[spoiler:NecessarilyEvil: Trias NecessarilyEvil: [[spoiler:Trias believes that the forces of Good must take more direct action in the Blood War. He was cast down and imprisoned for trying to gather an army of fiends to storm the Heavens, in order to make the forces of Good 'wake up' and do so.]]



* [[spoiler:SealedEvilInACan: In retrospect, it turns out it might be a good question as to why an angel is stuck in a gate-town to a Lower Plane.]]

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* [[spoiler:SealedEvilInACan: In SealedEvilInACan: [[spoiler:In retrospect, it turns out it might be a good question as to why an angel is stuck in a gate-town to a Lower Plane.]]



* [[spoiler:YouCantGoHomeAgain: Fallen Angel and whatnot. The gates of Heaven are barred to him.]]
** [[spoiler:However, one of the dialogue trees implies that while the Heavens are the home of Justice, they are also the home of forgiveness and redemption, and Trias had forgotten that. The Nameless One tells Trias that the gates of Heaven may not be forever closed to him. That is, if he is sincere in his remorse.]]

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* [[spoiler:YouCantGoHomeAgain: Fallen YouCantGoHomeAgain: [[spoiler:Fallen Angel and whatnot. The gates of Heaven are barred to him.]]
** [[spoiler:However,
However, one of the dialogue trees implies that while the Heavens are the home of Justice, they are also the home of forgiveness and redemption, and Trias had forgotten that. The Nameless One tells Trias that the gates of Heaven may not be forever closed to him. That is, if he is sincere in his remorse.]]



* TheChewToy

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%% * TheChewToy



* GeniusBruiser: Both Morte and the memories the Nameless One gets of him suggest that he was a fighter. He was also very definitely a ruthlessly brilliant tactician and manipulator.
** Statistically speaking: 25 Strength, 19 Intelligence. [[VideoGame/BaldursGate Sarevok]] can go hide in a hole.

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* GeniusBruiser: Both Morte and the memories the Nameless One gets of him suggest that he was a fighter. He was also very definitely a ruthlessly brilliant tactician and manipulator. \n** Statistically speaking: 25 Strength, 19 Intelligence. [[VideoGame/BaldursGate Sarevok]] can go hide in a hole.



* ItsAllAboutMe: Always.

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%% * ItsAllAboutMe: Always.ItsAllAboutMe



* MoralEventHorizon: What this man did was so unspeakably awful that a thousand lifetimes of good behavior wouldn't even begin to make up for it. Or so he says. Maybe they would have, but before getting even ''one'' lifetime of good behavior, he died, lost his memory, and went insane (more or less in that order). [[invoked]]
** To further his point, he says what he did is worse then all the other incarnations combined - ''yes'', including the Practical Incarnation.

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* [[invoked]] MoralEventHorizon: What this man did was so unspeakably awful that a thousand lifetimes of good behavior wouldn't even begin to make up for it. Or so he says. Maybe they would have, but before getting even ''one'' lifetime of good behavior, he died, lost his memory, and went insane (more or less in that order). [[invoked]]
**
To further his point, he says what he did is worse then all the other incarnations combined - ''yes'', including the Practical Incarnation.



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: As mentioned, he made himself immortal in attempt to [[TheAtoner atone]] for his [[MoralEventHorizon past deeds]], but each life he lived had his own ideas, and very rarely were they saints. Or sane.
* NoodleIncident: The event mentioned previous.
* NoteToSelf: [[LostForever One that's very easy to miss.]]

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: As mentioned, he He made himself immortal in attempt to [[TheAtoner atone]] for his [[MoralEventHorizon past deeds]], but each life he lived had his own ideas, and very rarely were they saints. Or sane.
%% * NoodleIncident: The event mentioned previous.
NoodleIncident
* NoteToSelf: [[LostForever [[PermanentlyMissableContent One that's very easy to miss.]]



* BadassBaritone: Oh hell yes.

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* BadassBaritone: Oh hell yes.BadassBaritone
17th Jan '17 9:46:08 PM DustSnitch
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* {{Badass}}: Oh, yes. [[spoiler: By the game's ending, he is potentially one of the most powerful beings in the multiverse, possibly at PhysicalGod level. He can max out his attributes at ''25 even without magical assistance.'' Not to mention the hilariously high level (like 30) you can get at the end of the game (and that's without exploiting infinite experience glitches).]] [[VideoGame/BaldursGate Gorion's Ward]] has nothing on the Nameless One.
** BadassBaritone: Has one of the deepest voices in the game. Surpassed only by Vhailor and [[spoiler:The Transcendent One]], but said characters were played by BadassBaritone gods.
** BadassBookworm: He's updating his journal a lot.
** EmpoweredBadassNormal: As mortal, he did... [[NoodleIncident something]]... that most people wouldn't be capable of, and he traveled to the dangerous horrors of the Gray Wastes. As a immortal, [[spoiler: he is now potentially one of the most powerful beings in the multiverse, if his amnesia wasn't in the way. But you can fix that to a pretty surprising degree.]]

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* {{Badass}}: Oh, yes. [[spoiler: By the game's ending, he is potentially one of the most powerful beings in the multiverse, possibly at PhysicalGod level. He can max out his attributes at ''25 even without magical assistance.'' Not to mention the hilariously high level (like 30) you can get at the end of the game (and that's without exploiting infinite experience glitches).]] [[VideoGame/BaldursGate Gorion's Ward]] has nothing on the Nameless One.
**
BadassBaritone: Has one of the deepest voices in the game. Surpassed only by Vhailor and [[spoiler:The Transcendent One]], but said characters were played by BadassBaritone gods.
** * BadassBookworm: He's updating his journal a lot.
** EmpoweredBadassNormal: As mortal, he did... [[NoodleIncident something]]... that most people wouldn't be capable of, and he traveled to the dangerous horrors of the Gray Wastes. As a immortal, [[spoiler: he is now potentially one of the most powerful beings in the multiverse, if his amnesia wasn't in the way. But you can fix that to a pretty surprising degree.]]
lot.



* EmpoweredBadassNormal: As mortal, he did... [[NoodleIncident something]]... that most people wouldn't be capable of, and he traveled to the dangerous horrors of the Gray Wastes. As a immortal, [[spoiler: he is now potentially one of the most powerful beings in the multiverse, if his amnesia wasn't in the way. But you can fix that to a pretty surprising degree.]]



* {{Badass}}: Yes. [[spoiler:Despite being a slave to the main character.]]
** BadassBoast: "I may be bested in battle, but I shall never be defeated."
** BadassGrandpa

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* {{Badass}}: Yes. [[spoiler:Despite being a slave to the main character.]]
**
BadassBoast: "I may be bested in battle, but I shall never be defeated."
** * BadassGrandpa



* {{Badass}}: Oh, yes. Being immortal merely because you believe in justice is definitely badass.
** BadassBaritone: He's got the deepest voice of any party member.
** BadassBoast:

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* {{Badass}}: Oh, yes. Being immortal merely because you believe in justice is definitely badass.
**
BadassBaritone: He's got the deepest voice of any party member.
** * BadassBoast:



** EmpoweredBadassNormal: Even in his lifetime, he was touched by the power of justice. Now he's pretty much its avatar.


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* EmpoweredBadassNormal: Even in his lifetime, he was touched by the power of justice. Now he's pretty much its avatar.
1st Jan '17 10:25:08 AM BattleMaster
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** BadassBaritone: He's got the deepest voice of any party member.
31st Dec '16 9:34:45 AM BattleMaster
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*SilkHidingSteel: She's polite, well-spoken, highly knowledgeable woman. And if you threaten anyone she cares about, she won't hesitate to bust out a Call Lightening on you, even if you're a PhysicalGod.
30th Dec '16 3:45:06 PM BattleMaster
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* MultiArmedAndDangerous: Implied to be a type 2, as the other modrons of his type are seen to have wings instead.
** If Nordom and Fall-From-Grace are in the party together, Grace will ask Nordom about it. His response is that he used to have wings, but at some point he can't recall, they were switched for the arms. Grace calls him a fallen angel, and he makes a profound comment about how that applies to pretty much everyone in the party.

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* MultiArmedAndDangerous: Implied to be a A type 2, 1 (insofar as anything related to a fantasy robot that's a physical manifestation of Order can be considered natural): Quadron class Modrons always have either a pair of arms and a pair of wings or two pairs of arms. All the other modrons of his type Modrons that appear in the game are seen of the winged type, so this serves to have wings instead.
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differentiate him from them visually. If Nordom and Fall-From-Grace are in the party together, Grace will ask Nordom about it. His response is that he used to have wings, but at some point he can't recall, they were switched for the arms. Grace calls him a fallen angel, and he makes a profound comment about how that applies to pretty much everyone in the party.
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