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9th Aug '16 10:30:05 PM PaulA
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* While it isn't immediately obvious since it's in another language, Morrolan from the ''{{Dragaera}}'' books has a name meaning "Black Star." For bonus points, he made it a theme; his home is called Castle Black and his EmpathicWeapon is named Blackwand.
** Speaking of Great Weapons, this is parodied in ''Dzur'' with the sword Nightslayer. Her actual name translates to a bunch of confusing MagiBabble, so her owner just renamed her to something he thought [[RuleOfCool sounded cool]].

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* ''Literature/{{Dragaera}}'' books:
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While it isn't immediately obvious since it's in another language, Morrolan from the ''{{Dragaera}}'' books has a name meaning "Black Star." Star". For bonus points, he made it a theme; his home is called Castle Black and his EmpathicWeapon is named Blackwand.
** Speaking of Great Weapons, this is parodied in ''Dzur'' ''Literature/{{Dzur}}'' with the sword Nightslayer. Her actual name translates to a bunch of confusing MagiBabble, so her owner just renamed her to something he thought [[RuleOfCool sounded cool]].
5th Aug '16 5:43:39 PM TheNerevarine
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* Satasha Raventhorne, one of ComicBook/LadyDeath's closest allies. Ironically, Lady Death's real name is Hope, which is decidedly less gothic sounding.

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* Satasha Raventhorne, one of ComicBook/LadyDeath's closest allies. Ironically, Lady Death's Death herself is a subversion: her real name is Hope, which is decidedly less gothic sounding.
sounding and used just as frequently.
4th Aug '16 1:25:20 AM TheNerevarine
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* Satasha Raventhorne, one of ComicBook/LadyDeath's closest allies. Ironically, Lady Death's real name is Hope, which is decidedly less gothic sounding.
27th Jul '16 3:01:04 PM Pichu-kun
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* Ebony Dark'ness Dementia Raven Way from ''Fanfic/MyImmortal''--probably the best example of this trope.
** Additionally, almost all of the main characters in Harry Potter get new "Goffik" names in ''Fanfic/MyImmortal''. Harry Potter becomes Vampire Potter, Hermione is B'loody Mary Smith, Ron is Diabolo, Navel (Neville) becomes Dracula, and Enoby's best friend is named Raven.

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* ''Fanfic/MyImmortal'':
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Ebony Dark'ness Dementia Raven Way from ''Fanfic/MyImmortal''--probably Way--probably the best example of this trope.
** Additionally, almost all of the main characters in Harry Potter ''Harry Potter'' get new "Goffik" names in ''Fanfic/MyImmortal''. Harry Potter becomes Vampire Potter, Hermione is B'loody Mary Smith, Ron is Diabolo, Navel (Neville) becomes Dracula, and Enoby's best friend is named Raven.



* "Fanfic/GodSaveTheEsteem" is a ''{{Daria}}'' fanfic where half the cast are over-the-top parodies of TheQuincyPunk, with names like "Killer Quinn," "Jake the Snake" and "Hellion" Morgendorffer. While not every punk has a nickname, some [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname are so tied to theirs]] that at point Quinn is shocked to discover that [[ReallyGetsAround Slutty Girl]] actually has a name ([[{{Fanon}} Jackie Wentworth]]).

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* "Fanfic/GodSaveTheEsteem" is a ''{{Daria}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}'' fanfic where half the cast are over-the-top parodies of TheQuincyPunk, with names like "Killer Quinn," "Jake the Snake" and "Hellion" Morgendorffer. While not every punk has a nickname, some [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname are so tied to theirs]] that at point Quinn is shocked to discover that [[ReallyGetsAround Slutty Girl]] actually has a name ([[{{Fanon}} Jackie Wentworth]]).



* Morty, a Ghost-type Gym Leader in ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver''.
** ''VideoGame/PokemonRedAndBlue'''s Sabrina also fits.

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* ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'':
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Morty, a Ghost-type Gym Leader in ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver''.
** ''VideoGame/PokemonRedAndBlue'''s Sabrina also fits. She's [[ShoutOut named after]] the lead of ''ComicBook/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch''.



* The Goth family from ''VideoGame/TheSims'': Mortimer, Bella, and their daughter Cassandra.
** The family's ancestors in further games hint that this is a tradition, what with Gunther, Cornelia, Frieda, Victor and Gretle.

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* The Goth family from ''VideoGame/TheSims'': Mortimer, Bella, and their daughter Cassandra. \n** The family's ancestors in further games hint that this is a tradition, what with Gunther, Cornelia, Frieda, Victor and Gretle.



* When [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Lisa Simpson]] tried being a goth for a while, her new name of choice was Ravencrow Neversmiles.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': When [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Lisa Simpson]] Simpson tried being a goth for a while, her new name of choice was Ravencrow Neversmiles.



* On ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark,'' [[StraightMan Stan]] starts going by "Raven" after temporarily becoming a {{Goth}}. {{Subverted}}, however, by the other {{Goth}} kids, who [[GivenNameReveal turn out to be named]] Henrietta, Michael, Pete and [[OddNameOut Firkle]]. Why Stan took a fake name is never mentioned.

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* On ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark,'' ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'':
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[[StraightMan Stan]] starts going by "Raven" after temporarily becoming a {{Goth}}. {{Subverted}}, however, by the other {{Goth}} kids, who [[GivenNameReveal turn out to be named]] Henrietta, Michael, Pete and [[OddNameOut Firkle]]. Why Stan took a fake name is never mentioned.



* A ''{{Daria}}'' tie-in book features a comic strip called ''Gothic Nights'' by [[{{Goth}} Andrea]], [[HerCodeNameWasMarySue starring her]] as "Queen Hecuba."
* Raven Queen from ''EverAfterHigh''.

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* A ''{{Daria}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}'' tie-in book features a comic strip called ''Gothic Nights'' by [[{{Goth}} Andrea]], [[HerCodeNameWasMarySue starring her]] as "Queen Hecuba."
* Raven Queen from ''EverAfterHigh''.''Franchise/EverAfterHigh''.



* If you grew up on Cartoon Network during the '90s and early 2000s, an example that might come to mind is [[WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory Mandark]]. Granted, it's just a nickname, but still.

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* If you grew up on Cartoon Network during the '90s and early 2000s, an example that might come to mind ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'' has Mandark, which is [[WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory Mandark]]. Granted, it's just actually a nickname, but still.nickname for [[GenderBlenderName Susan]].
25th Jul '16 7:27:04 PM MrNickelodeon
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* In ''Theatre/PoseidonsFury'' at [[Ride/UniversalStudios Universal's Islands of Adventure]], the attraction's villain is named "Lord Darkenon".
22nd Jun '16 1:27:06 AM ChrisX
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* Odin Dark in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'', because [[spoiler:he was actually Owain from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', a man who has a tendency for overdramatic stuffs with dark names on it, and picked what he thought to be the most AwesomeMcCoolName of all gothic dark names]]
28th May '16 11:03:34 PM Doug86
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* ComicBook/{{X-Men}} character ComicBook/{{Mystique}} has the rather gothy real name of Raven Darkholme.

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* ComicBook/{{X-Men}} ComicBook/XMen character ComicBook/{{Mystique}} has the rather gothy real name of Raven Darkholme.
25th May '16 7:49:34 PM HypnoticMeerkat
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* In ''WesternAnimation/SixTeen'' Jude's girlfirend Star goes through a goth phase and changes her name to Nebula. Later, in an effort to keep their relationship going, Jude also turns goth for the day and says his name is now Judas.
* On ''TotalDrama,'' [[PerkyGoth Gwen]] is an {{Aversion}}, but in the TDI special she mentions three of her friends named Reaper, Pixie Corpse and Marilyn. (The latter may be an OddNameOut or a reference to MarilynManson.) From their pictures they all seem more into the {{Goth}} culture than Gwen is.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/SixTeen'' Jude's girlfirend girlfriend Star goes through a goth phase and changes her name to Nebula. Later, in an effort to keep their relationship going, Jude also turns goth for the day and says his name is now Judas.
* On ''TotalDrama,'' ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama,'' [[PerkyGoth Gwen]] is an {{Aversion}}, but in the TDI special she mentions three of her friends named Reaper, Pixie Corpse and Marilyn. (The latter may be an OddNameOut or a reference to MarilynManson.Music/MarilynManson.) From their pictures they all seem more into the {{Goth}} culture than Gwen is.
19th May '16 3:56:30 PM nombretomado
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* Invoked in one episode of ''TheMightyBoosh'' where Vince starts dressing like a goth and calling himself "Obsidian Blackbird [=McNight=]" in order to impress some goth girls. Unfortunately, Howard ruins it for him.

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* Invoked in one episode of ''TheMightyBoosh'' ''Series/TheMightyBoosh'' where Vince starts dressing like a goth and calling himself "Obsidian Blackbird [=McNight=]" in order to impress some goth girls. Unfortunately, Howard ruins it for him.
18th May '16 2:54:16 PM KiraDoom
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* If you grew up on Cartoon Network during the '90s and early 2000s, an example that might come to mind is [[WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory Mandark]]. Granted, it's just a nickname, but still.
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