History Characters / QuestForGlory

31st Dec '16 5:38:13 PM Nevermore2002
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* BlatantLies: When Khaveen arrested him for water smuggling, he yelled that he doesn't know where the waterskin came from and someone probably planted it on him (inside his coat mind you).


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* ImplausibleDeniability: When Khaveen arrested him for water smuggling, he yelled that he doesn't know where the waterskin came from and someone probably planted it on him (it was inside his shirt mind you).
16th Dec '16 9:42:25 PM TheWanderer
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* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Implied. Aziza notes that despite his lighthearted, childish style, he truly is a master in matters of air magic and is capable of much more than he seems. At least, if he were to ever be serious.



* ManChild: His gags and general style very much give the impression of one.



* HatesSmallTalk: In his shop, at least, Issur only wants to talk about business, his wares, and a few other interests. Trying to question him, especially about stuff he's not interested in, will result in you getting kicked out once he gets angry enough.

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* HatesSmallTalk: In his shop, at least, Issur only wants to talk about business, his wares, and a few other interests. interests that he cares about. Trying to question him, him about other things, especially about stuff he's not interested in, will result in you getting kicked out once he gets angry enough.



* NoHeroDiscount: He won't give you the bellows you need to stop the Air Elemental despite the threat it poses. He is the only one though.

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* NoHeroDiscount: He won't just give you the bellows you need to stop contain the Air Elemental despite the threat it poses. He A fighter has to beat him in arm wrestling, while mages and thieves need more indirect routes. This is notable as he is the only one though.merchant to do this, and others will gladly donate their wares to help The Hero if he explains that he needs them to defeat the elementals.



* UnknownRival: To Issur, she's just some hot chick. Dinarzad hates him because of his loutish ways, and will have you steal from him for no reward for herself other than seeing his House impoverished.

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* UnknownRival: To Issur, she's just some hot chick. Dinarzad hates him because of his [[LowerClassLout loutish ways, ways]], and will have you steal from him for no reward for herself other than seeing his House impoverished.



* FriendToAllLivingThings: He seems to dislike violence, and when he hears about the caged beast he enlists the hero in trying to free it.

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* FriendToAllLivingThings: He seems to dislike violence, violence in general, and when he hears about the caged beast he enlists the hero in trying to free it.



* ArrangedMarriage: With Zayishah, the niece of the old Emir of Raseir.

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* ArrangedMarriage: With Zayishah, He has forced Zayishah's father, (who is a PuppetKing Ad Avis placed on the niece of throne) to arrange a marriage between Khaveen and Zayishah. This has resulted in Zayishah desperately trying to flee the old Emir of Raseir.city before the marriage goes through.



* MakeAnExampleOfThem: Does this Ugarte, in order to show the Hero that Khaveen can crack down on him at any time. Ferrari confirms that Khaveen had known about Ugarte's smuggling for a long time, but only arrested him now to make a point with The Hero.

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* MakeAnExampleOfThem: Does this to Ugarte, in order to show the Hero that Khaveen can crack down on him at any time. Ferrari confirms that Khaveen had known about Ugarte's smuggling for a long time, but only arrested him now to make a point with The Hero.



* {{Sadist}}: The Emir's niece Zayishah comments that she watched Khaveen [[TortureTechnician torture men]] with the exact same expression of longing that he had when he looked at her.

!Nawar
One of the many harem girls in Raseir's palace, Nawar's first introduction is a voice making lots (and we do mean ''lots'') of innuendo when the hero sneaks through the harem on his way to battle Ad Avis. She returns in ''Dragon Fire'', having been uncomfortable with the peace and going with Ferrari to Silmaria. At the Dead Parrot Inn she serves as a dancer and the manager of the inn's games of chance. She's also a potential love interest for the hero (and the most obvious), being best suited to Thieves but available to all classes.

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* {{Sadist}}: The Emir's niece Zayishah comments that she watched Khaveen [[TortureTechnician torture men]] with the exact same expression of longing that he had when he looked at her.

!Nawar
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!Zayishah
The niece
of the many harem girls in Raseir's palace, Nawar's first introduction is a voice making lots (and we do mean ''lots'') old Emir of innuendo when Rasier and daughter of the hero sneaks through the harem on his new Emir that Ad Avis and Khaveen have installed. Khaveen has forced her father to make an ArrangedMarriage between Khaveen and Zayishah, and as a result she is desperately looking for a way to battle Ad Avis. She returns in ''Dragon Fire'', having been uncomfortable with the peace and going with Ferrari to Silmaria. At the Dead Parrot Inn she serves as a dancer and the manager of the inn's games of chance. She's also a potential love interest for the hero (and the most obvious), being best suited to Thieves but available to all classes.flee Rasier.


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* AndNowYouMustMarryMe: Khaveen is doing this to her.
* DamselInDistress: She is looking for a chance to flee Khaveen, who she knows to be a sadistic psychopath.
* MasterOfDisguise: Once she goes into WigDressAccent, she looks exactly like the Hero and successfully sneaks out of Rasier by impersonating him.

!Nawar
One of the many harem girls in Raseir's palace, Nawar's first introduction is a voice making lots (and we do mean ''lots'') of innuendo when the hero sneaks through the harem on his way to battle Ad Avis. She returns in ''Dragon Fire'', having been uncomfortable with the peace and going with Ferrari to Silmaria. At the Dead Parrot Inn she serves as a dancer and the manager of the inn's games of chance. She's also a potential love interest for the hero (and the most obvious), being best suited to Thieves but available to all classes.
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27th Nov '16 9:31:32 AM TheWanderer
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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Both Rakeesh and Uhura note that he is behaving much more aggressively and erratically than normal. He's also willing to bend the truth, when normally the Simbani believe in complete honesty. This worries both of them.

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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Both Rakeesh and Uhura note that he is behaving much more aggressively and erratically than normal. He's also willing to bend the truth, when normally the Simbani believe in complete honesty. This worries both of them.them, and is an early hint that both the Laibon and Leopardman chief are being influenced by the demons.
24th Nov '16 2:10:59 AM darksoul4242
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* OrcusOnHisTrone: With the curse and loss of his dear children, he is too depressed to do anything. This changes when the Hero frees his son from the form of beast.

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* OrcusOnHisTrone: OrcusOnHisThrone: With the curse and loss of his dear children, he is too depressed to do anything. This changes when the Hero frees his son from the form of beast.




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* TheVonTropeFamily
24th Nov '16 2:03:21 AM darksoul4242
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Baron Stephan von Spielburg's son, who disappeared while on a hunting trip several years before ''VideoGame/QuestForGloryI''. The hero finds him captured by the Kobold, transformed into a bear and bound by an enchanted shackle. His rescue restores hope to the despondent baron.

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Baron Stephan Stefan von Spielburg's son, who disappeared while on a hunting trip several years before ''VideoGame/QuestForGloryI''. The hero finds him captured by the Kobold, transformed into a bear and bound by an enchanted shackle. His rescue restores hope to the despondent baron.



* BalefulPolymorph: Was turned into a bear by the kobold.

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* Badass: Somewhat. The guy still managed to slay a troll, as the Adventurer's Guild logbook can attest.
* BalefulPolymorph: Was turned into a bear by the kobold.kobold wizard.



!Brauggi
A frost giant from Jotunheim, he comes to Spielburg to fill his food stores with the local fruit. He is willing to barter a glowing gem (one the hero needs for his quest) in exchange for fifty apples, after which he leaves satisfied.

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!Brauggi
A frost giant from Jotunheim, he comes to Spielburg to fill his food stores with
!Baron Stefan von Spielburg
The ruler of
the local fruit. He is willing to barter a glowing gem (one the hero needs land and town of Spielburg, who angered [[BigBad Baba Yaga]] and got cursed for his quest) in exchange for fifty apples, after which he leaves satisfied.trouble. He was morbidly depressed until the Hero came along, and freed his son, then his daughter, and driving away Baba Yaga, thus breaking the curse.


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* HeartbrokenBadass: Qualifies ever since the birth of Elsa, during which his wife died.
* OrcusOnHisTrone: With the curse and loss of his dear children, he is too depressed to do anything. This changes when the Hero frees his son from the form of beast.
* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: Not a royal per se, but he does DO something. In his youth, he was a full-fledged adventurer in his own right, and once the Hero frees Elsa, he leads his troops to disband the brigands.
* RetiredBadass: Definitely one, given he has slain a dragon in his youth. You can see the result in the Adventurer's Guild.

!Brauggi
A frost giant from Jotunheim, he comes to Spielburg to fill his food stores with the local fruit. He is willing to barter a glowing gem (one the hero needs for his quest) in exchange for fifty apples, after which he leaves satisfied.
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24th Nov '16 1:55:40 AM darksoul4242
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Baron Stephan von Spielburg's son, who disappeared while on a hunting trip several years before [=QFG1=]. The hero finds him captured by the Kobold, transformed into a bear and bound by an enchanted shackle. His rescue restores hope to the despondent baron.

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Baron Stephan von Spielburg's son, who disappeared while on a hunting trip several years before [=QFG1=].''VideoGame/QuestForGloryI''. The hero finds him captured by the Kobold, transformed into a bear and bound by an enchanted shackle. His rescue restores hope to the despondent baron.
24th Nov '16 1:55:02 AM darksoul4242
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* NoHeroDiscount: He won't give you the bellows you need to stop the Air Elemental despite the threa it poses. He is the only one though.

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* NoHeroDiscount: He won't give you the bellows you need to stop the Air Elemental despite the threa threat it poses. He is the only one though.



* UnknownRival: To Issur, she's just some hot chick. Dinarzad hates him because of loutish ways, and will have you steal from Issur for no reward for herself other than seeing his House impoverished.

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* UnknownRival: To Issur, she's just some hot chick. Dinarzad hates him because of his loutish ways, and will have you steal from Issur him for no reward for herself other than seeing his House impoverished.



** CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming when you start helping her as the melody changes, first as she rotates her crops, meaning something finally managed to get through to her. And then, when you come back after that, the same melody is played on a more happy and heartwarming chord, as if she was warmly welcoming you back. More than a gamer was moved to tears.

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** CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming when you start helping her as the melody changes, first as she rotates her crops, meaning something finally managed to get through to her. And then, when you come back after that, the same melody is played on a more happy and heartwarming chord, as if she was warmly welcoming you back. Culminating in a more vibrant tune when she gives the Hero the Fruit of Compassion. More than a gamer was moved to tears.
24th Nov '16 1:47:40 AM darksoul4242
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* BadassNormal: He doesn't have any magic powers or superhuman abilities in a game series filled with such beings, but trying to attack him at any point in the first game will automatically result in a serious case of poisoned knife in the chest, no matter how tough your character is or what sort of magic they use. [[spoiler:It's not until he is revealed as the Assassin in ''V'' that you will have a straight-up fight with him that you can actually win.]]

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* BadassNormal: He doesn't have any magic powers or superhuman abilities in a game series filled with such beings, but trying to attack him at any point in the first game will automatically result in a serious case of poisoned knife in the chest, no matter how tough your character is or what sort of magic they use. [[spoiler:It's not until he is revealed as the Assassin in ''V'' ''VideoGame/QuestForGloryV'' that you will have a straight-up fight with him that you can actually win.]]



* KnowledgeBroker: He acts the part in the first game, but the information he offers is available in other, less expensive ways. Bruno is only there to prevent the game from becoming {{Unwinnable}}. Furthermore, most of the information he offers is [[BlatantLies pretty useless]]: "Oh, and if you want a good time, try the Dragon's Breath!" This will reduce you to a pile of ashes in the first game. "The thieves' guild is in the graveyard, head over there at nighttime" The Graveyard at night is filled with ghosts that will either kill you, or drag you to hell on sight.

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* KnowledgeBroker: He acts the part in the first game, but the information he offers is available in other, less expensive ways. Bruno is only there to prevent the game from becoming {{Unwinnable}}. Furthermore, most of the information he offers is [[BlatantLies pretty useless]]: "Oh, and if you want a good time, try the Dragon's Breath!" This will reduce you to a pile of ashes in the first game. "The thieves' guild is in the graveyard, head over there at nighttime" nighttime!" The Graveyard at night is filled with ghosts that will either kill you, or drag you to hell on sight.
24th Nov '16 1:44:53 AM darksoul4242
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* AcquiredPoisonImmunity: In QFG 1, drinking the Dragon's Breath killed you. By QFG 5, you've become tough enough that it doesn't, though it does mess you up a bit.

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* AcquiredPoisonImmunity: In QFG 1, ''VideoGame/QuestForGloryI'', drinking the Dragon's Breath killed you. By QFG 5, ''VideoGame/QuestForGloryV'', you've become tough enough that it doesn't, though it does mess you up a bit.
24th Nov '16 1:41:37 AM darksoul4242
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* MightyWhitey: In the third game. Your character will pick up spear throwing and wrestling on the wooden bridge of the Simbani. Within a week or so of training he'll be able to defeat Simbani warriors who trained at this all their lives. Can be considered [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] since he's a skilled adventurer who's had to do more than his fair share of throwing and balancing in the past, and fighting if you use that playstyle.

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* MightyWhitey: In the third game. Your character will pick up spear throwing and wrestling on the wooden bridge of the Simbani. Within a week or so of training he'll be able to defeat Simbani warriors who trained at this all their lives. Can be considered [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] since he's a skilled adventurer who's had to do more than his fair share of throwing and balancing in the past, and fighting if you use that playstyle.play style.
* NaiveNewcomer: Especially in the first games, as the Hero learns the ropes of the trade.


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* TheSneakyGuy: If you have the Stealth skill, you become able to play for a StealthRun. If you have Lock-Picking skill, you also become capable of disarming traps here and there.
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