History Comicbook / BatmanVampire

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* BrokeYourArmPunchingOutCthulhu: In ''Red Rain'', Batman succeeds in destroying Dracula once and for all, but not before Dracula completely drains his blood and turns him into a full-fledged vampire.
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* DepletedPhlebotinumShells:
** During the final showdown with Dracula in ''Red Rain'', Batman attacks him with silver Batarangs. In ''Bloodstorm'', his primary weapons are wooden throwing daggers weighted with silver.
** In ''Bloodstorm'', the gag flower on Joker's lapel squirts holy water, which he uses to keep the vampires at bay while convincing them to join him.
5th May '17 2:39:55 PM Az_Tech341
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* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: Discussed in Bloodstorm, between Batman and the newly vampiric Cardona:

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* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: Discussed [[DiscussedTrope Discussed]] in Bloodstorm, between Batman and the newly vampiric Cardona:
5th May '17 12:11:51 AM Nintendoman01
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* HunterOfHisOwnKind: Batman acts as such in Bloodstorm, using his new vampire powers to hunt and kill other vampires.


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* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: Discussed in Bloodstorm, between Batman and the newly vampiric Cardona:
-->'''Cardona''': The old Batman never killed! Now you're a one-man Holocaust, killing every night!\\
'''Batman''': Eliminating you from Gotham is not killing. You're not even alive.
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* VampireRefugee: Batman fits the bill in Bloodstorm, using his vampire powers to fight crime and the remnants of Dracula's brood while resisting the urge to drink blood, initially surviving on an artificial blood substitute.
11th Apr '17 9:51:00 AM Nintendoman01
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* TheDarkSideWillMakeYouForget: Batman goes through this in Crimson Mist after succumbing to SanitySlippage and his vampire nature. As he falls deeper and deeper into corruption, he reflects that he can no longer understand the {{Heroic Sacrifice}}s of Tanya and Selina, now regarding them as foolish actions rather than selfless and noble.


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* TearOffYourFace: In Bloodstorm, Creach rips off the face of one of his victims with his teeth.
11th Apr '17 4:04:55 AM Nintendoman01
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* LegallyDead: At the end of Red Rain, in the wake of Wayne Manor's destruction and Batman being turned by Dracula, Bruce Wayne is declared dead, with one-tenth of his estate being willed to Alfred and the rest given to charity.
10th Apr '17 2:42:45 PM Nintendoman01
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* FightDracula: The plot of Red Rain in a nutshell.



* HalfHumanHybrid: Of a sort. In Red Rain, Tanya bites Batman to infect him with vampirism while not actually drinking from him, thus giving Batman vampire powers while still remaining essentially human. He becomes a full vampire during the final showdown with Dracula.

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* HalfHumanHybrid: Of a sort. HalfHumanHybrid:
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In Red Rain, Tanya bites Batman to infect him with vampirism while not actually drinking from him, thus giving Batman vampire powers while still remaining essentially human. He becomes a full vampire during the final showdown with Dracula.Dracula.
** Tanya herself is later {{retcon}}ned to be a half-vampire herself in Crimson Mist.


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* HoistByHisOwnPetard:
** Batman beheads Scarecrow with his own sickle knife.
** Gordon has the roof of the Batcave rigged to explode as part of a DeathTrap to defeat Batman by exposing him to the sun. Unfortunately, Gordon miscalculates the explosive force necessary to blow the roof, and [[spoiler: the resulting rockslide traps him in the cave and crushes him]].
9th Apr '17 5:52:53 AM Nintendoman01
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* CouldntFindAPen:
** In Red Rain, after being slashed across the chest by Dracula, Batman uses it to his advantage to draw the image of a cross on the wall in his own blood. Dracula is left at a stalemate, both drawn to the blood and unable to approach the cross, and is ultimately forced to flee when the sun rises.
** In Crimson Mist, after slaughtering every homicidal inmate in Arkham Asylum, Batman leaves a note to Dr. Arkham in blood. The note reads, "Go home. Your work is done."



* DeathTrap: The Joker sets one up for Batman in the form of a church full of crosses. [[spoiler: Since Batman hasn't drank anybody's blood at that point, [[EpicFail it totally fails to work]].]]

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* DeathTrap: The DeathTrap:
** In Bloodstorm, the
Joker sets one up for Batman in the form of a church full of crosses. [[spoiler: Since Batman hasn't drank anybody's blood at that point, [[EpicFail it totally fails to work]].]]
** In Crimson Mist, Gordon and Alfred, in an EnemyMine with Two-Face's gang, set another one up for Batman in his new lair in the remnants of the Batcave, by planting explosives in the roof with the intention of setting them off and exposing Batman to the sun. [[spoiler:After a struggle that ends in the deaths of Alfred and Two-Face's gang, Batman willingly convinces Gordon to continue with his plan and set off the bombs.
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* FemmeFatalons: Both the vampire Batman and Dracula have razor-sharp talons for nails. Batman uses his in Crimson Mist to rip Victor Zsasz's chest open, leaving the scar meant to represent Zsasz's own death before draining him.
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* BecameTheirOwnAntithesis: In Crimson Mist, Batman has gone from being a noble hero and a ''major'' practitioner of ThouShaltNotKill to a monster who eagerly kills his RoguesGallery for their blood. Gordon even acknowledges it, citing it to Alfred as proof that [[ThatManIsDead the Batman they knew is gone]].


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* MakeSureHesDead: Throughout Bloodstorm, Batman comes across vampire victims, and stakes them in the heart to prevent them from rising as vampires themselves. In Crimson Mist, he also beheads his RoguesGallery to ensure they don't rise once more.
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