History Headscratchers / Disgaea

27th Jan '18 9:50:54 AM PhantasyPen
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* So attack skills that relocate the enemy like Triple Strike and Hurricane Blow can't be used if the destination panel is obstructed by something (another unit, an impassible structure, the lack of a panel); fair. You also can't use them if the destination panel is too high above the target's initial position; also fair. But why can't you use these sorts of skills if the destination panel is too ''low''?

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* So attack skills that relocate the enemy like Triple Strike and Hurricane Blow can't be used if the destination panel is obstructed by something (another unit, an impassible structure, the lack of a panel); fair. You also can't use them if the destination panel is too high above the target's initial position; also fair. But why can't you use these sorts of skills if the destination panel is too ''low''?''low''?
**Trying to attack downwards past a certain point, particularly with melee weapons, causes you to lose a LOT of force, especially if you don't want to lose your weapon.
18th Jan '18 11:24:18 PM LucaEarlgrey
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<<|ItJustBugsMe|>>

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<<|ItJustBugsMe|>>
[[WMG:"Attack zone height problem."]]
* So attack skills that relocate the enemy like Triple Strike and Hurricane Blow can't be used if the destination panel is obstructed by something (another unit, an impassible structure, the lack of a panel); fair. You also can't use them if the destination panel is too high above the target's initial position; also fair. But why can't you use these sorts of skills if the destination panel is too ''low''?
3rd Jan '17 10:29:37 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* However, story-wise, Zetta (the BadAss Freakin' Overlord) is stronger than the God. Apparently BadAss > God.
** It should be noted that Zetta's title is a BadAss Freakin' {{Woolseyism}}. In Japanese, he is simply "The Strongest Overlord/Demon King"; which makes (a tiny bit) more sense since even a God among Overlords would have to bow before the strongest guy ever.

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* However, story-wise, Zetta (the BadAss Badass Freakin' Overlord) is stronger than the God. Apparently BadAss Badass > God.
** It should be noted that Zetta's title is a BadAss Badass Freakin' {{Woolseyism}}. In Japanese, he is simply "The Strongest Overlord/Demon King"; which makes (a tiny bit) more sense since even a God among Overlords would have to bow before the strongest guy ever.
31st Dec '16 10:51:37 AM Morgenthaler
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** We should also remember that this is a more eastern perception of the "god" idea, and almost certainly doesn't have the connotations of omnipotence, total sovereignty, etc. that the western, Abrahamic conception of "God" has. In this case it would simply mean that he's really really strong. And we all know that {{Badass}} > regular strength any day.

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** We should also remember that this is a more eastern perception of the "god" idea, and almost certainly doesn't have the connotations of omnipotence, total sovereignty, etc. that the western, Abrahamic conception of "God" has. In this case it would simply mean that he's really really strong. And we all know that {{Badass}} badass > regular strength any day.
28th May '16 4:51:07 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Any more thoughts? I hope this list does not end like [[MahouSenseiNegima Jack Rakan's]] in its level of well... ridiculousness.

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* Any more thoughts? I hope this list does not end like [[MahouSenseiNegima [[Manga/MahouSenseiNegima Jack Rakan's]] in its level of well... ridiculousness.
5th Sep '15 9:05:26 AM Morgenthaler
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[[WMG:Why does Etna wear such a ridiculously skimpy outfit, despite her lack of... features?]]
* Denial.
** That's supported by the "Flat Chest" database entry in ''VisualNovel/DisgaeaInfinite''.
* Can you give me a reason that's really long and gut-bustingly hilarous, rather than just midly amusing?
** No.
*** PLEEEEEEEEZE?
**** It's for the lolicons.
* It's to further distract the Prinnies from their work, giving her that much more of an excuse to hurt them when they slack off.
** But by that logic, Etna SHOULD be wearing a prinny costume with a bikini.
*** Except that the prinnies are ''human'' souls. They're just stuck inside penguin bodies, not actually turned into penguins. Also, [[MemeticSexGod Everyone is loli for Etna.]] ''Everyone'', prinnies included.
**** Ah, but TheMindIsAPlaythingOfTheBody! Why else would all of them have the same VerbalTic, dood?
***** Because in the original Japanese its a (less humorous) slurring of the ends of words easily explainable by voices not coming out of the penguin suit quite right for most of them?
****** D4 reveals that they are required to talk like that. Valvatorez specifically trains them to used "dood" in every line. When he meets Kurtis he's furious that he ''doesn't'' use it, and challenges him so that he has to.
* It's Hell. It gets ''hot'' down there.
****** Because Valatorez taught them to talk that way, duh.
** Exactly. When they go to one of the hotter places in the Netherworld, at one point, Etna is the only one who complains about it being too hot.
* "Beauty Queen Etna" wants to justify her Sexy Beam...
* She's a succubus. She's a YOUNG succubus but she's still a succubus.
** Agreed. I always have seen Etna as a... succubus puppy, but then a question arises: what are the other characters? (Imagines an adult succubus with Etna's facial features...)
* Actually, the sexy devilish character is pretty much [[HornyDevils a trope in itself]], going [[OlderThanFeudalism all the way back to the satyrs of greek mythology]]. It symbolizes the attraction of sin.
* Demons in general tend to dress in a rather {{Stripperific}} manner. Laharl is a WalkingShirtlessScene in short-shorts. When Flonne became a Fallen Angel, she took to wearing a red one-piece. Besides, it suits Etna's personality to dress that way. She may not be physically mature enough to be TheVamp, but she certainly has the right attitude.
19th Apr '15 11:21:26 AM InfernOverlord
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** [[spoiler Christo]] is an angel too.

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** [[spoiler [[spoiler: Christo]] is an angel too.
19th Apr '15 11:20:23 AM InfernOverlord
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** Actually, Zeroken from ''Videogame/Disgaea 5'' is one to.
** Also Usalia from ''Videogame/Disgaea 5'' is "Wererabbit".

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** Actually, Zeroken from ''Videogame/Disgaea 5'' is one to.
** Also Usalia from ''Videogame/Disgaea 5'' is "Wererabbit".



** [[spoiler Christo]] is an angel too.



* Killia from ''Videogame/Disgaea 5'' is a Dragonewt.
* Red Magnus is an Ogre ''Videogame/Disgaea 5''

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* Killia from ''Videogame/Disgaea 5'' is a Killia: Dragonewt.
* Red Magnus is an Ogre ''Videogame/Disgaea 5''
Magnus: Ogre.
19th Apr '15 11:10:34 AM InfernOverlord
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* Etna, Raspberyl, Hanako, Post-La Pucelle Priere (possibly Pram) : Succubi.

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* Etna, Raspberyl, Hanako, Post-La Pucelle Priere (possibly Pram) : Pram), Seraphine: Succubi.



* Fenrich: Werewolf, amusingly the only example of such in the series.

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* Fenrich: Werewolf, amusingly the only example of such in the series.series.
** Actually, Zeroken from ''Videogame/Disgaea 5'' is one to.
** Also Usalia from ''Videogame/Disgaea 5'' is "Wererabbit".







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* Killia from ''Videogame/Disgaea 5'' is a Dragonewt.
* Red Magnus is an Ogre ''Videogame/Disgaea 5''
16th Mar '15 9:45:53 AM nombretomado
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* Could there have originally been just one Netherworld, but other human worlds were corrupted just like Veldime? Angels are pretty well behaved, so I can't see them invading other worlds and conquering them. Demons, however, fight like mad over who gets to be Overlord, so I can easily imagine the occasional powerful demon coming in second and saying "Fine, I'll just StartMyOwn Netherworld...[[{{Futurama}} with blackjack, and hookers]]"!

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* Could there have originally been just one Netherworld, but other human worlds were corrupted just like Veldime? Angels are pretty well behaved, so I can't see them invading other worlds and conquering them. Demons, however, fight like mad over who gets to be Overlord, so I can easily imagine the occasional powerful demon coming in second and saying "Fine, I'll just StartMyOwn Netherworld...[[{{Futurama}} [[{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}} with blackjack, and hookers]]"!
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