History Characters / Spelunky

30th Mar '15 1:03:33 PM decimator1337
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* NiceHat: 'Van Helsing' wears a top hat. Also 'Lime''s sombrero.
14th Jan '15 7:32:12 AM MegaMarioMan
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* MuggingTheMonster: Getting SwallowedWhole by a man-eating plant is instantly deadly for the Spelunker. Shoppy just gets ''pissed off.''

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* MuggingTheMonster: Getting SwallowedWhole by a man-eating plant is instantly deadly for the Spelunker. Shoppy just gets ''pissed off.'''' Well, depending on how much health he has left.
11th Jan '15 2:22:54 AM GMon
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* TunnelKing: What he does for a living, according to his description in the HD version's journal.
8th Apr '14 3:28:45 AM ConfuzzledKoala
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* SecretCharacter: And you'll need to be [[spoiler:EXTREMELY skillful (and exceptionally lucky)]] in order to [[spoiler:unlock him as a playable character.

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* SecretCharacter: And you'll need to be [[spoiler:EXTREMELY skillful (and exceptionally lucky)]] in order to [[spoiler:unlock him as a playable character.
character]] in the original.
20th Mar '14 8:00:41 PM universalperson
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* WeaksauceWeakness: [[spoiler: [[LethalJokeItem The Eggplant.]] [[SelfImposedChallenge If you can get it to him and throw it at his head, it will turn into an eggplant monster that does nothing and can [[OneHitKill be killed in one hit]].]]

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* WeaksauceWeakness: [[spoiler: [[LethalJokeItem The Eggplant.]] [[SelfImposedChallenge If you can get it to him and throw it at his head, it head]], the head will turn into an eggplant monster that does nothing and can [[OneHitKill be killed in one hit]].]]
20th Mar '14 8:00:14 PM universalperson
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* FanNickname: "Indie," "Spelunky," "Iowa Jack"... although Derek Yu seems to favor "Spelunky Man."

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* FanNickname: "Indie," [[invoked]]"Indie," "Spelunky," "Iowa Jack"... although Derek Yu seems to favor "Spelunky Man."



* StalkedByTheBell: In the original, if you spend two minutes on a single level, the music becomes oddly distorted. After another half-minute, the Ghost appears from off-screen and slowly homes in on your location. In the remake, the music only becomes distorted right before the Ghost appeared, but he otherwise appears within the same amount of time as in Classic.

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* StalkedByTheBell: In the original, if you spend two minutes on a single level, the music becomes oddly distorted. After another half-minute, the Ghost appears from off-screen and slowly homes in on your location. In the remake, the music only becomes distorted right before the Ghost appeared, but he otherwise appears within the same amount of time as in Classic.Classic.

!![[spoiler: King Yama]]
Appears exclusively in the XBox remake. [[spoiler: The ruler of the quite literal BonusLevelOfHell.]]
* CollapsingCeilingBoss: He slams his hands on the ground, causing skulls to drop from the ceiling. [[spoiler: When his head detaches, it can also slam to the ceiling, to the same effect.]]
* CognizantLimbs: His hands can even be picked up and thrown!
* EveryoneHatesHades: [[spoiler: Yama is Hades's Asian equivalent.]]
* FlunkyBoss: His room has a number of enemies, including two special MiniBoss enemies ([[spoiler: Ox Head and Horse Face]]). He can also spawn enemies from his mouth and hands.
* GiantHandsOfDoom: See CollapsingCeilingBoss.
* LosingYourHead: [[spoiler: His final phase.]]
* StationaryBoss: Mostly. [[spoiler: His head detaches in his final phase.]]
* PlayingWithFire: [[spoiler: His head shoots fireballs.]]
* TrueFinalBoss: Just getting to his area is a GuideDangIt.
* UseYourHead: [[spoiler: See CollapsingCeilingBoss.]]
* WeaksauceWeakness: [[spoiler: [[LethalJokeItem The Eggplant.]] [[SelfImposedChallenge If you can get it to him and throw it at his head, it will turn into an eggplant monster that does nothing and can [[OneHitKill be killed in one hit]].]]
21st Jan '14 7:53:46 AM KarjamP
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* WhipItGood: His default weapon.

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* %%* WhipItGood: His default weapon.



* TheCameo: [[spoiler:VideoGame/SuperMeatBoy, [[Film/BramStokersDracula Van Helsing]] and The Cyclops.]]

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* %%* TheCameo: [[spoiler:VideoGame/SuperMeatBoy, [[Film/BramStokersDracula Van Helsing]] and The Cyclops.]]



* HairDecs: 'Green' wears a bow in her curly hair. [[spoiler:The Round Girl has a hairband.]]

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* HairDecs: 'Green' wears a bow in her curly hair. [[spoiler:The Round Girl Girl]] has a hairband.]]
hairband.



* WhipItGood: Also her default weapon.

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* %%* WhipItGood: Also her default weapon.



* SecretCharacter: [[spoiler:And you'll need to be [[BraggingRightsReward EXTREMELY skillful]] ([[LuckBasedMission and exceptionally lucky]]) in order to unlock him.]]

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* SecretCharacter: [[spoiler:And And you'll need to be [[BraggingRightsReward EXTREMELY skillful]] ([[LuckBasedMission and [[spoiler:EXTREMELY skillful (and exceptionally lucky]]) lucky)]] in order to unlock him.]]
[[spoiler:unlock him as a playable character.



* BadassGrandpa: Man, for a septuagenarian, he sure is ''spry.''

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* %%* BadassGrandpa: Man, for a septuagenarian, he sure is ''spry.''



* EasterEgg: [[spoiler:Using the camera on the ghost freezes him in place for a second, and turns him into a fat lady ghost during this small amount of time.]]

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* EasterEgg: [[spoiler:Using the camera [Using [[spoiler:the camera]] on the ghost freezes him in place for a second, and turns [[spoiler:turns him into a fat lady ghost during this small amount of time.]]
18th Jan '14 3:14:50 AM KarjamP
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* AdventurerArchaeologist
* {{Captain Ersatz}}: Of guess who.

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* %%* AdventurerArchaeologist
* {{Captain Ersatz}}: Of guess who.Indiana Jones.



** ChromaticArrangement: Aside from the Spelunky Guy (who wears orange), the three starting Spelunkers are 'Blue', 'Red' and 'Green'.

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** * ChromaticArrangement: Aside from the Spelunky Guy (who wears orange), the three starting Spelunkers are 'Blue', 'Red' and 'Green'.



* DistressedDamsel: Well, obviously.
* GagNose
* GirlyRun

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* %%* DistressedDamsel: Well, obviously.
* %%* GagNose
* %%* GirlyRun



* AfroAsskicker
* EyepatchOfPower: The remake's enhanced graphics reveal that he wears one.
* FastTunnelling: It's his job.
* [[spoiler:MagikarpPower]]: [[spoiler:As a playable, he starts with only two health (as compared to the Spelunker's four) and no bombs or ropes, plus he can't perform jumping attacks. If he survives long enough to get his hands on some equipment and extra hearts, though, he becomes unstoppable.]]
* [[spoiler:SecretCharacter]]: [[spoiler:And you'll need to be [[BraggingRightsReward EXTREMELY skillful]] ([[LuckBasedMission and exceptionally lucky]]) in order to unlock him.]]

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* %%* AfroAsskicker
* %%* EyepatchOfPower: The remake's enhanced graphics reveal that he wears one.
* %%* FastTunnelling: It's his job.
* [[spoiler:MagikarpPower]]: MagikarpPower: [[spoiler:As a playable, he starts with only two health (as compared to the Spelunker's four) and no bombs or ropes, plus he can't perform jumping attacks. If he survives long enough to get his hands on some equipment and extra hearts, though, he becomes unstoppable.]]
* [[spoiler:SecretCharacter]]: SecretCharacter: [[spoiler:And you'll need to be [[BraggingRightsReward EXTREMELY skillful]] ([[LuckBasedMission and exceptionally lucky]]) in order to unlock him.]]



* DisproportionateRetribution: Accidentally whip him? Shotgun blast to the face. Accidentally reroll a die in his gambling parlor? Shotgun blast to the face. Happen to be standing nearby when he or his store gets damaged? ''[[MisplacedRetribution Shotgun blast to the face.]]''
** Hell, you get blamed when they kill themselves. Or when they kill ''each other.''
* GagNose

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* DisproportionateRetribution: Accidentally whip him? Shotgun blast to the face. Accidentally reroll a die in his gambling parlor? Shotgun blast to the face. Happen to be standing nearby when he or his store gets damaged? ''[[MisplacedRetribution Shotgun blast to the face.]]''
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]]'' Hell, you get blamed when they kill themselves. Or when they kill ''each other.''
* %%* GagNose



* ShotgunsAreJustBetter: Almost to GameBreaker levels, in fact.

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* %%* ShotgunsAreJustBetter: Almost to GameBreaker levels, in fact.



* DisproportionateRetribution: If one of her altars is damaged -- [[MisplacedRetribution even if you're not to blame]] -- she'll sic half a dozen [[GiantSpider literal]] DemonicSpiders on you. And that's the ''least'' of her punishments.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: If one of her altars is damaged -- [[MisplacedRetribution even if you're not to blame]] -- she'll sic half a dozen [[GiantSpider literal]] DemonicSpiders literal Demonic Spiders]] on you. And that's the ''least'' of her punishments.



* TheVoice

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* %%* TheVoice



* BossArenaIdiocy

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* %%* BossArenaIdiocy



* BeautyMark
* FunnyAnimal

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* %%* BeautyMark
* %%* FunnyAnimal



* StalkedByTheBell: If you spend two minutes on a single level, the music becomes oddly distorted. After another half-minute, the Ghost appears from off-screen and slowly homes in on your location.

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* StalkedByTheBell: If In the original, if you spend two minutes on a single level, the music becomes oddly distorted. After another half-minute, the Ghost appears from off-screen and slowly homes in on your location. In the remake, the music only becomes distorted right before the Ghost appeared, but he otherwise appears within the same amount of time as in Classic.
18th Jan '14 3:03:46 AM KarjamP
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* AllThereInTheManual: In the original, his name can only be found in the source code of the game. Averted in the remake, where the tutorial character Yang referred it by name (as well as the area where he's fought now being called "Olmec's Lair").

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* AllThereInTheManual: In the original, his name can only be found in the source code of the game. Averted in the remake, where the tutorial character Yang referred it by name (as well as the area where he's fought now being called "Olmec's Lair").Lair", in addition for his [[MonsterCompendium journal entry]] calling him by that name).
18th Jan '14 3:01:01 AM KarjamP
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* [[AllThereInTheManual All There in the Source Code]]: His name.

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* [[AllThereInTheManual All There AllThereInTheManual: In the original, his name can only be found in the Source Code]]: His name.source code of the game. Averted in the remake, where the tutorial character Yang referred it by name (as well as the area where he's fought now being called "Olmec's Lair").
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