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3rd Dec '16 2:06:27 AM InuyashaFE
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* In ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' series, the Daedric princes only choose to appear with a gender, and some of them, such as Boethiah, make full use of this trope.

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* In ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' series, the Daedric princes only choose to appear with a gender, and some of them, such as Boethiah, or more commonly Mephala, make full use of this trope.
30th Nov '16 8:30:45 PM KillerClowns
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* Kyros the Overlord, the [[VillainWorld triumphant]] EvilOverlord of ''VideoGame/{{Tyranny}}'', is so ShroudedInMyth that nobody even knows their gender; it's noted that women tend to assume they're a woman, and men tend to assume a man. Then again, it's not even clear if they're a single individual, remotely human, or even real either. Only the Archons have met Kyros in person and therefore possibly know Kyros's gender (or in any case what Kyros actually ''is''), but when they are asked about it, they always reply with "Kyros is mother and father."

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* Kyros the Overlord, the [[VillainWorld triumphant]] EvilOverlord of ''VideoGame/{{Tyranny}}'', is so ShroudedInMyth that nobody even knows their gender; it's noted that women tend to assume they're a woman, and men tend to assume a man. Then again, it's not even clear if they're a single individual, remotely human, or even real either. Only the Archons have met Kyros in person and therefore possibly know Kyros's gender (or in any case what Kyros actually ''is''), but when they are asked about it, they always reply with "Kyros is mother and father."" Or, in Sirin's case, switch pronouns randomly [[TheGadfly to screw with the Fatebinder]] [[ItAmusedMe for laughs]].
30th Nov '16 12:58:47 PM Itasio
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** By extension, Sayo Yasuda, [[spoiler:also known as Shannon/Kanon/Beatrice and Lion's AlternateSelf]], also has an ambiguous gender that is deliberately hidden from the readers. Since [[spoiler:Sayo has two female personas (Shannon and Beatrice), one male persona (Kanon) and is stated to have appeared as a man in one game (the Man from 19 Years Ago)]], their true gender is essentially left to the audience. However, the manga heavily implies that [[spoiler:Sayo was born male but RaisedAsTheOppositeGender]].

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** By extension, Sayo [[spoiler:Sayo Yasuda, [[spoiler:also also known as Shannon/Kanon/Beatrice and Lion's AlternateSelf]], also has an ambiguous gender that is deliberately hidden from the readers. Since [[spoiler:Sayo has two female personas (Shannon and Beatrice), one male persona (Kanon) and is stated to have appeared as a man in one game (the Man from 19 Years Ago)]], their true gender is essentially left to the audience. However, the manga heavily implies that [[spoiler:Sayo was born male but RaisedAsTheOppositeGender]].
26th Nov '16 9:38:34 AM Lopiny
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* ''Videogame/SunlessSea'', made by the same company and set in the Neath as well, is the same in this regard. You decide how your captain's addressed, and gender-neutral options and portraits are available as always. The game also tends to actively avoid using genders for your crew and your captain, too, so as to keep them ambiguous. Finally, there are multiple characters whose given gender is never referred to, such as the Irrepressible Cannoneer and the Voracious Diplomat, and one overtly ambiguous character in the Alarming Scholar, who makes the narrator constantly struggle when referring to her (him?).
25th Nov '16 9:02:05 PM nombretomado
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* In ''BridgeToTerabithia'', Jess isn't sure whether Leslie's a boy or a girl when they first meet, and gets frustrated that the name could go either way as well, but guesses (correctly) that she's female. The book includes a picture of her, showing her looking very androgynous, with a boyish haircut.

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* In ''BridgeToTerabithia'', ''Literature/BridgeToTerabithia'', Jess isn't sure whether Leslie's a boy or a girl when they first meet, and gets frustrated that the name could go either way as well, but guesses (correctly) that she's female. The book includes a picture of her, showing her looking very androgynous, with a boyish haircut.
19th Nov '16 8:38:07 AM Kakai
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* ''Literature/TheTraitorSonCycle'': The Outwaller shaman Walks On Clouds is always referred to as "he/she" in the narration, and POV characters who meet him/her for the first time find themselves at loss as to his/her their gender or biological sex. He/she eventually claims he/she's a "changeling", able to take on a more masculine or feminine quality at will, but how far does this stretch is unclear.
17th Nov '16 12:54:09 PM AnotherGamer
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* The P.E.K.K.A from ''VideoGame/ClashOfClans'' is so heavily armored, no one knows if it's male or female. However, one of the hints at the game's loading screen implies that it might be female, though that might be a typo.

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* The P.E.K.K.A from ''VideoGame/ClashOfClans'' is so heavily armored, no one knows if it's male or female. However, one of the hints at the game's loading screen implies that it might be female, though that might be a typo. For added confusion, "Pekka" is a common Finnish male name, which is where the makers of the game, Supercell, originates from.
16th Nov '16 1:48:34 PM ashlay
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* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 5}}'': FunnyAnimal Morgana, one of your party members, has the name of a legendary woman from the Myth/KingArthur myths, and is voiced by women, but uses masculine UsefulNotes/JapanesePronouns and identifies as male. Early in the game you're even asked "what exactly is Morganna?" at which point you can select "A boy", "A girl" or "[[TakeAThirdOption A car?]]"
14th Nov '16 8:17:16 PM Sammettik
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* ''VideoGame/{{Robopon}}'' has Kamat, the Legend4. The game describes Kamat as male, but Nintendo Power says Kamat is female. His/her sprites, on the overworld and in-battle, do not help in any way whatsoever.
14th Nov '16 8:12:10 PM Sammettik
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* TOMCAT, the expert hacker from ''VideoGame/ReadOnlyMemories'' has no stated gender, and goes by the pronoun "them". [[spoiler:Also, your RobotBuddy Turing has no gender identity either]]

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* TOMCAT, the expert hacker from ''VideoGame/ReadOnlyMemories'' has no stated gender, and goes by the pronoun "them". [[spoiler:Also, Also, your RobotBuddy Turing has no gender identity either]]either.
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