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20th Nov '17 10:42:20 PM Hanz
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* In ''Videogame/SouthParkTheFracturedButWhole'', Santa fights alongside you wielding a [[BatterUp baseball bat]] as a GuestStarPartyMember during the boss battle against [[spoiler:the Woodland Critters]] late in the game.
28th Oct '17 11:47:56 AM LordGro
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* [[Myth/NorseMythology Heimdallr]], who may be one of the inspirations for Santa Claus, was known as the White God and had an ice fortress at the north pole; at yule time, he would descend into the deep and take the treasures of the dwarves (grave goods) and give them to the just and noble.
23rd Oct '17 12:20:22 PM BlackSunNocturne
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* [[Myth/NorseMythology Heimdallr]], who may be one of the inspirations for Santa Claus, was known as the White God and had an ice fortress at the north pole; at yule time, he would descend into the deep and take the treasures of the dwarves (grave goods) and give them to the just and noble.



* Heimdallr, who may be one of the inspirations for Santa Claus, was known as the White God and had an ice fortress at the north pole; at yule time, he would descend into the deep and take the treasures of the dwarves (grave goods) and give them to the just and noble.
6th Oct '17 1:10:07 PM LordGro
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On the whole, this trope actually makes a lot of sense considering [[NorseMythology who he's based on]] [[note]]Historians are pretty sure much of Christmas' and Santa Claus' aspects come from the old Germanic holiday Yuletide and Odin, who is of course a [[BadassBeard heavily-bearded]] BadassInCharge of his RatedMForManly pantheon.[[/note]].
6th Oct '17 12:27:19 PM VutherA
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On the whole it makes a lot of sense considering [[NorseMythology who he's based on]].

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On the whole it whole, this trope actually makes a lot of sense considering [[NorseMythology who he's based on]].
on]] [[note]]Historians are pretty sure much of Christmas' and Santa Claus' aspects come from the old Germanic holiday Yuletide and Odin, who is of course a [[BadassBeard heavily-bearded]] BadassInCharge of his RatedMForManly pantheon.[[/note]].
30th Apr '17 5:13:30 AM LordGro
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* The original Winter Solstice gift giver is none other than the Norse God Odin.
8th Apr '17 4:00:48 AM PsyckoSama
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On the whole it makes a lot of sense considering [[NorseMythology who he's based on]].
22nd Mar '17 2:45:19 AM Martine34
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* ''Film/SantasSlay'' Santa, played by WWE wrestler Bill Goldberg, is a butt kicking, take no names king of carnage. Although he is mostly an example of Bad Santa, he is also very proficient in hand to hand combat.


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6th Jan '17 8:20:24 AM rafi
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* ''Lobo's Paramilitary Christmas Special'' features Lobo being hired by the Easter Bunny to whack Santa Claus, and a [=Badass=] Santa getting into a machete fight with the alien bounty hunter.

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* ''Lobo's Paramilitary Christmas Special'' features Lobo being hired by the Easter Bunny to whack Santa Claus, and a [=Badass=] Badass Santa getting into a machete fight with the alien bounty hunter.



* Despite being the namer for [[BadSanta another trope]], Creator/BillyBobThornton's character in ''Film/BadSanta'' ends up being more [=Badass=] Santa, at one point teaching Thurman to stand up for himself.

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* Despite being the namer for [[BadSanta another trope]], Creator/BillyBobThornton's character in ''Film/BadSanta'' ends up being more [=Badass=] Badass Santa, at one point teaching Thurman to stand up for himself.



* Parodied in ''VideoGame/KingdomOfLoathing''. Uncle Crimbo is a lazy-ass, alcoholic BadSanta who is nonetheless great at making toys. His brother, Father Crimbo, was a BadAss and made good toys, but [[spoiler:that's not such a good thing when robots have reanimated his corpse.]]

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* Parodied in ''VideoGame/KingdomOfLoathing''. Uncle Crimbo is a lazy-ass, alcoholic BadSanta who is nonetheless great at making toys. His brother, Father Crimbo, was a BadAss badass and made good toys, but [[spoiler:that's not such a good thing when robots have reanimated his corpse.]]



*** He was pretty BadAss before he became an alien, though not as tough as [[BadassGrandma Mrs. Claus]].

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*** He was pretty BadAss badass before he became an alien, though not as tough as [[BadassGrandma Mrs. Claus]].



* Matataku, the Japanese artist who drew the current image, draws an artwork of badass Santa (the fans of his have lovingly named him [[FanNickname MANta Claus]] every year. In his 2010 artwork, it showed there's an entire ''legion'' of {{Badass Santa}}s in his world.

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* Matataku, the Japanese artist who drew the current image, draws an artwork of badass Santa (the fans of his have lovingly named him [[FanNickname MANta Claus]] every year. In his 2010 artwork, it showed there's an entire ''legion'' of {{Badass Santa}}s Badass Santa in his world.



* There is no Santa Claus who is more of a BadAss than Santa from ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''. He gets into a huge fight with Jesus in the South Park debut short "The Spirit of Christmas," goes totally Rambo in "Red Sleigh Down," brutally slaughters the demonic Woodland Critters with a shotgun in "Woodland Critter Christmas," and wields a huge axe against the forces of Evil Imagination in "Imaginationland."

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* There is no Santa Claus who is more of a BadAss badass than Santa from ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''. He gets into a huge fight with Jesus in the South Park debut short "The Spirit of Christmas," goes totally Rambo in "Red Sleigh Down," brutally slaughters the demonic Woodland Critters with a shotgun in "Woodland Critter Christmas," and wields a huge axe against the forces of Evil Imagination in "Imaginationland."



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' has an evil robotic bazooka-wielding Santa. [[BadSanta Not nice]], but definitely BadAss.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' has an evil robotic bazooka-wielding Santa. [[BadSanta Not nice]], but definitely BadAss.badass.
28th Dec '16 3:44:32 AM Korodzik
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* The premise of the ''VideoGame/{{Doom}}'' GameMod ''[[http://doomworld.com/idgames/index.php?id=1173 XMAS DOOM.]]'' Santa takes on the role of a gun-toting demon slayer to fight back TheLegionsOfHell that have invaded his workshop.

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* The premise of the ''VideoGame/{{Doom}}'' GameMod ''[[http://doomworld.com/idgames/index.php?id=1173 XMAS DOOM.''[[https://www.doomworld.com/idgames/themes/xmas/h2h-xmas H2H-Xmas.]]'' Santa takes on the role of a gun-toting demon slayer to fight back TheLegionsOfHell that have invaded his workshop.rescue Mrs. Claus from TheLegionsOfHell.
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