History CurbStompBattle / VideoGames

30th Jan '18 6:31:04 AM Yukianesa
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* ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear'': Usually ''any'' fight with [[HumanoidAbomination Sol]], as he's so much more powerful than the rest of the cast even when holding back. Turned on him '''awesomely''' in ''Xrd: Revelator 2'''s After Story when [[spoiler:he tries to goad NiceGuy Ky by insulting his wife Dizzy and calling her a monster: the result is a thorough pummelling which leaves Sol lying genuinely defeated on his back in a crater. You know what they say, [[BewareTheNiceOnes Demons run...]]]]

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* ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear'': Usually ''any'' fight with [[HumanoidAbomination Sol]], as he's so much more powerful than the rest of the cast even when holding back. Turned on him '''awesomely''' in ''Xrd: Revelator 2'''s After Story when [[spoiler:he tries to goad NiceGuy Ky by insulting his wife Dizzy and calling her a monster: the result is a thorough pummelling which leaves Sol lying genuinely defeated on his back in a crater. You know what they say, [[BewareTheNiceOnes Demons run...]]]]]]]]
* ''VideoGame/SoulSeries'': Mi-na gets this twice canonically. First time in ''Soul Calibur'' was when she faced Ivy, who wielded an alchemical WhipSword Mi-na had never seen before. Between her inexperience and the exotic weapon getting under the proud and impulsive girl's skin, Mi-na was defeated. The second time, sometime before ''III'', she met Kong Xiuquang and fought him: Mi-na's temper got the better of her again when he dismissed her an "amateur" and she challenged him to a duel. Bad idea. Not one to quit, Mi-na continued to challenge him again and again for weeks, and losing badly every time. Eventually she finally acquiesced and admitted she was outmatched, and Kong, who grew to admire her determination and fighting spirit, accepted her request to train under him.

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23rd Jan '18 8:04:21 AM Yukianesa
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** [[spoiler:The Zanza fight [[EleventhHourSuperpower after you get Monado III.]]]]

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** [[spoiler:The Zanza fight [[EleventhHourSuperpower after you get Monado III.]]]]
* ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear'': Usually ''any'' fight with [[HumanoidAbomination Sol]], as he's so much more powerful than the rest of the cast even when holding back. Turned on him '''awesomely''' in ''Xrd: Revelator 2'''s After Story when [[spoiler:he tries to goad NiceGuy Ky by insulting his wife Dizzy and calling her a monster: the result is a thorough pummelling which leaves Sol lying genuinely defeated on his back in a crater. You know what they say, [[BewareTheNiceOnes Demons run...
]]]]
7th Jan '18 11:36:59 AM SeptimusHeap
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* The ''{{Spider-Man}} 2'' adaptation had this for taking down Mysterio. He clearly charges up three stages of health bar and you go through all of them with one punch to his fishbowl head. ([[IncrediblyLamePun Now THAT is a glass jaw]].) Of course, since Mysterio is an unenhanced human being whose super powers are limited to being good with special effects, that he can be owned by someone able to [[CarFu use a car as an impromptu throwing weapon]] isn't much of a surprise.

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* The ''{{Spider-Man}} ''Franchise/SpiderMan 2'' adaptation had this for taking down Mysterio. He clearly charges up three stages of health bar and you go through all of them with one punch to his fishbowl head. ([[IncrediblyLamePun Now THAT is a glass jaw]].) Of course, since Mysterio is an unenhanced human being whose super powers are limited to being good with special effects, that he can be owned by someone able to [[CarFu use a car as an impromptu throwing weapon]] isn't much of a surprise.
28th Dec '17 7:45:33 AM Cryoclaste
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* In ''{{Pokemon}}'' ''[[VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver Gold, Silver, Crystal]]'', and their remakes, Lance makes one of his Dragonite Hyper Beam a man at point blank range, and apparently full force. ...Ouch. He survives, though. And yet Lance can't Hyper Beam a few doors for you.

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* In ''{{Pokemon}}'' ''[[VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver Gold, Silver, Crystal]]'', ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver'', and their remakes, Lance makes one of his Dragonite Hyper Beam a man at point blank range, and apparently full force. ...Ouch. He survives, though. And yet Lance can't Hyper Beam a few doors for you.
22nd Dec '17 8:50:23 AM erforce
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* [[Franchise/DevilMayCry Dante]]'s enemies are all {{CurbStomp Battle}}s waiting to happen.
** If you [[DifficultButAwesome take the time to get good with]] the [[StoneWall Royal Guard]] style in ''VideoGame/DevilMayCry3'', pretty much any battle can become this. Case in point: watch this one player just annihilate [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1r8dTAJgHg Cerberus]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VCX4p3Iw3M Igni and Rudra]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3PLU2jRI8M Beowulf]]. It's like watching some scrawny nerds try to punch out [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} The Terminator]].
* In the first Lunar game, it looks like Alex and company have won. Ghaleon is dead and they are about to save Luna. [[spoiler:[[HopeSpot Then it turns out that Luna has had her memories as Althena reawakened and she's turned evil, and the "Ghaleon" that was defeated was really an illusion.]] The real Ghaleon appears and proceeds to beat the living crap out of everybody.]]
* KnightsOfTheOldRepublic has some pretty great curb stomp potential for highly leveled characters. It is especially hilarious when you visit the [[AcademyOfEvil Sith Academy]] on Korriban and the bratty Sith-in-training spend all of their time [[AsskickingEqualsAuthority threatening to kill you]] and [[AmbitionIsEvil blabbering on about how great they are]]. They honestly don't stand a chance against the playable party, which includes a BloodKnight mercenary, a veteran solider, an AxCrazy assassin droid, three highly-trained Jedi, and [[spoiler: ex-Darth Revan]].

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* [[Franchise/DevilMayCry Dante]]'s Dante's enemies in ''Franchise/DevilMayCry'' are all {{CurbStomp {{Curb Stomp Battle}}s waiting to happen.
** If you [[DifficultButAwesome take the time to get good with]] the [[StoneWall Royal Guard]] style in ''VideoGame/DevilMayCry3'', ''VideoGame/DevilMayCry3DantesAwakening'', pretty much any battle can become this. Case in point: watch this one player just annihilate [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1r8dTAJgHg Cerberus]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VCX4p3Iw3M Igni and Rudra]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3PLU2jRI8M Beowulf]]. It's like watching some scrawny nerds try to punch out [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} The Terminator]].
* In the first Lunar game, ''VideoGame/LunarTheSilverStar'', it looks like Alex and company have won. Ghaleon is dead and they are about to save Luna. [[spoiler:[[HopeSpot Then it turns out that Luna has had her memories as Althena reawakened and she's turned evil, and the "Ghaleon" that was defeated was really an illusion.]] The real Ghaleon appears and proceeds to beat the living crap out of everybody.]]
* KnightsOfTheOldRepublic ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic'' has some pretty great curb stomp potential for highly leveled characters. It is especially hilarious when you visit the [[AcademyOfEvil Sith Academy]] on Korriban and the bratty Sith-in-training spend all of their time [[AsskickingEqualsAuthority threatening to kill you]] and [[AmbitionIsEvil blabbering on about how great they are]]. They honestly don't stand a chance against the playable party, which includes a BloodKnight mercenary, a veteran solider, an AxCrazy assassin droid, three highly-trained Jedi, and [[spoiler: ex-Darth Revan]].



* In ''{{VideoGame/Doom}}'', the final weapon, the [[{{BFG}} BFG9000]], deals 3150 average damage (and, due to ''601'' dice rolls being done, very little deviation from that). The [[FinalBoss spider mastermind]], in comparison, has 3000 health. Yes, people, the final boss of ''Doom'' can be slaughtered in ''one shot'' with a weapon you find on the ''third map'' of the third episode (keep in mind there's nine maps, the ninth's secret, and it's on every map afterwards save the eighth).

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* In ''{{VideoGame/Doom}}'', the final weapon, the [[{{BFG}} BFG9000]], BFG 9000]], deals 3150 average damage (and, due to ''601'' dice rolls being done, very little deviation from that). The [[FinalBoss spider mastermind]], in comparison, has 3000 health. Yes, people, the final boss of ''Doom'' can be slaughtered in ''one shot'' with a weapon you find on the ''third map'' of the third episode (keep in mind there's nine maps, the ninth's secret, and it's on every map afterwards save the eighth).



* WorldOfWarcraft has a few of these battles. Darion Mograine charges the Lich King after LK takes his father's soul. LK barely waves a hand to send him to his knees. On the opposite side, Darion tosses his sword to BigGood Tirion Fordring, who accordingly curb stombs the LK so hard he runs away.

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* WorldOfWarcraft ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' has a few of these battles. Darion Mograine charges the Lich King after LK takes his father's soul. LK barely waves a hand to send him to his knees. On the opposite side, Darion tosses his sword to BigGood Tirion Fordring, who accordingly curb stombs the LK so hard he runs away.



* ''[[VideoGame/XCOMEnemyUnknown XCOM: Enemy Within]]'': Potentially, the first open battle with [[VichyEarth EXALT]]. Your XCOM squad will possibly have with laser weapons and armour made from alien alloys. Your EXALT adversaries will have equivalent to flak vests and conventional bullet firing weapons. But then again, there's only 4-6 XCOM operatives present, compared to around 10-12 EXALT operatives. XCOM has technology and training on their side, while EXALT has [[ZergRush numbers]] and [[CombatPragmatist sheer ruthlessness]]. This could be an interesting battle, and it could go either-... Oh, wait, nevermind, XCOM has brought a [[SuperSoldier MEC]] [[{{Cyborg}} Trooper]]. Those {{Cool Guns}} that EXALT have brought may as well be paintball guns.

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* ''[[VideoGame/XCOMEnemyUnknown XCOM: Enemy Within]]'': ''VideoGame/XCOMEnemyWithin'': Potentially, the first open battle with [[VichyEarth EXALT]]. Your XCOM squad will possibly have with laser weapons and armour made from alien alloys. Your EXALT adversaries will have equivalent to flak vests and conventional bullet firing weapons. But then again, there's only 4-6 XCOM operatives present, compared to around 10-12 EXALT operatives. XCOM has technology and training on their side, while EXALT has [[ZergRush numbers]] and [[CombatPragmatist sheer ruthlessness]]. This could be an interesting battle, and it could go either-... Oh, wait, nevermind, XCOM has brought a [[SuperSoldier MEC]] [[{{Cyborg}} Trooper]]. Those {{Cool Guns}} that EXALT have brought may as well be paintball guns.
19th Dec '17 3:08:45 AM Dghcrh
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* InazumaEleven: Teikoku match in the first game. Then Gemimi, Epsilon, and Genesis in ''2''. However, you are the one being stomped, not them. The story some time force you to be stomped even harder with 0-18 or so.

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* InazumaEleven: VideoGame/InazumaEleven: Teikoku match in the first game. Then Gemimi, Epsilon, and Genesis in ''2''. However, you are the one being stomped, not them. The story some time force sometimes forces you to be stomped even harder with 0-18 or so.
16th Dec '17 9:12:07 PM WaterBlap
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* Happened in-universe in EVEOnline. The Amarr Empire was extremely powerful and held a huge amount of territory, and became so arrogant that they attacked the reclusive, trans-human [[CyberneticsEatYourSoul Jove]]. They got utterly and completely crushed.

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* Happened in-universe in EVEOnline.VideoGame/EVEOnline. The Amarr Empire was extremely powerful and held a huge amount of territory, and became so arrogant that they attacked the reclusive, trans-human [[CyberneticsEatYourSoul Jove]]. They got utterly and completely crushed.
5th Dec '17 9:25:31 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* The tutorial boss in DemonsSouls is designed to kill you in one hit. If an experienced player manages to beat him against all odds, a huge dragon (one of the final bosses) will punch him to death in a cutscene.

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* The tutorial boss in DemonsSouls ''VideoGame/DemonsSouls'' is designed to kill you in one hit. If an experienced player manages to beat him against all odds, a huge dragon (one of the final bosses) will punch him to death in a cutscene.
26th Nov '17 11:24:50 AM nighttrainfm
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** In fact, if you defeat Sephiroth, you will likely be pummeled to within an inch of your life in the process. Take note of that, because in the following cutscene in KHII Sephiroth is casually brushing off his shoulder pauldron, not even tired.

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** In fact, even if you defeat Sephiroth, you will likely be pummeled to within an inch of your life in the process. Take note of that, because in the following cutscene in KHII KHII, Sephiroth is casually brushing off his shoulder pauldron, not even tired.
13th Nov '17 9:14:50 AM SeptimusHeap
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* VideoGame/{{Half-Life 2}} contains one of the worst examples ever. The Universal Union, informally known as the Combine, invaded Earth in the game's backstory. The war became known as the Seven Hour War, and, well... we lost.

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* VideoGame/{{Half-Life 2}} VideoGame/HalfLife2 contains one of the worst examples ever. The Universal Union, informally known as the Combine, invaded Earth in the game's backstory. The war became known as the Seven Hour War, and, well... we lost.
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