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19th Apr '16 5:42:57 AM pinkdalek
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* Terra from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI''. Victimised for being an Esper (which gives her supernatural abilities, including the protection of ''FF6'''s GrandpaGod version of Ramuh), she ends up as a leading and icon of the Returners fighting against the Empire that had tortured her, such that fighting against the Empire is fighting for Terra's right not to be enslaved.
10th Apr '16 10:42:11 AM Pinokio
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* ''Crusaders Quest'': Steel Knight Joan of Arc, a warrior.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Bayonetta}}'': Jeanne is based on Jeanne d'Arc, or is her -- They share the same birthday.
* ''Crusaders Quest'': Joan of Arc, Steel Knight Joan of Arc, a and warrior.
4th Apr '16 10:17:09 PM Pinokio
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* ''ComicBook/{{Artesia}}'' is described by the author as a pagan Joan of Arc.


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* ''Age of Ishtaria'': Jeanne d'Arc, Maid of Orleans.
* ''Crusaders Quest'': Steel Knight Joan of Arc, a warrior.


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* ''Elphis Adventure'': The player can visit the Jeanne d'Arc era.
* ''Fantasica'': D. Jeanne, Jeannine and Joan fit this archetype, among several armored knights.
* ''[=HellFire: The Summoning=]'': Joan of Arc.


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* ''Legend of the Cryptids'': Empyrean Ruler Artesia, likely based on ''ComicBook/{{Artesia}}'', the pagan Joan of Arc.


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* ''VideoGame/PuzzleAndDragons'': A dragon princess, Holy Hour Dragon Knight, Jeanne d'Arc.


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* ''Spirit Stones'': Joanne, a warrior.


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* ''Heroes of Chaos'', formerly ''Primal Chaos'', has a Joan of Arc.


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* ''VideoGame/RageOfBahamut'': Jeanne D'Arc wields a spear and can evolve to Holy Maiden Jeanne D'Arc and Jeanne D'Arc the Righteous.


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* ''Tale Seeker'': Joan of Arc is one the characters the player can meet.
* ''Valkyrie Crusade'': Jeanne D'Arc can evolve to Atalanta.
14th Nov '15 5:19:01 PM nombretomado
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* Jeanne Francaix in ''Anime/SuperDimensionCavalrySouthernCross'' (Dana Sterling in ''{{Robotech}}''),

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* Jeanne Francaix in ''Anime/SuperDimensionCavalrySouthernCross'' (Dana Sterling in ''{{Robotech}}''),''{{Anime/Robotech}}''),
27th Oct '15 7:14:03 AM BlackSunNocturne
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* Joan herself appears in several ''{{Koei}}'' games, debuting in Bladestorm: The Hundred Years War, and later appearing in the MassiveMultiplayerCrossover game [[WarriorsOrochi Warriors Orochi 3]].

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* Joan herself appears in several ''{{Koei}}'' games, debuting in Bladestorm: The Hundred Years War, ''VideoGame/BladeStormTheHundredYearsWar'', and later appearing in the MassiveMultiplayerCrossover game [[WarriorsOrochi Warriors Orochi 3]].
14th Oct '15 7:44:32 PM TARINunit9
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Jeanne d'Archétype is a fictional character inspired by [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_of_Arc Saint Joan]] [[UsefulNotes/JoanOfArc of Arc]]. This can incorporate various elements of the historical Joan's story. This character is AlwaysFemale, usually young, often an ActionGirl, and often of humble origin. Her devotion to a religion, her country, or simply a desire to protect her loved ones causes her to assume an active role in liberating the oppressed from an overbearing force, eventually becoming not only a respected leader, but also a living symbol and a reminder of just how unjust the oppressors are if they bring out the warrior [[CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass in the most unlikely of people]]. Therefore, her example directly inspires many otherwise ordinary people to follow in her footsteps and join the same cause.

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Jeanne d'Archétype is a fictional character inspired by [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_of_Arc Saint Joan]] [[UsefulNotes/JoanOfArc of Arc]].Arc]][[note]]spelled "Jeanne d'Arc" in her native French, if you couldn't figure it out[[/note]]. This can incorporate various elements of the historical Joan's story. This character is AlwaysFemale, usually young, often an ActionGirl, and often of humble origin. Her devotion to a religion, her country, or simply a desire to protect her loved ones causes her to assume an active role in liberating the oppressed from an overbearing force, eventually becoming not only a respected leader, but also a living symbol and a reminder of just how unjust the oppressors are if they bring out the warrior [[CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass in the most unlikely of people]]. Therefore, her example directly inspires many otherwise ordinary people to follow in her footsteps and join the same cause.



* A rare genderflipping of this trope would be [[MeaningfulName Jaune Arc]] of ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', who is a male character [[WorldOfActionGirls in a primarily Action Girl cast]], uses a sword and shield, and is hinted to possibly be the leader of his team (revealed via ForegoneConclusion). [[UnskilledButStrong He has a long way to go, however]].

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* A rare genderflipping of this trope would be [[MeaningfulName Jaune Arc]] of ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', who is a male character [[WorldOfActionGirls in a primarily Action Girl cast]], uses a sword and shield, and is hinted to possibly be the leader of his team (revealed via ForegoneConclusion). The joke is that he's a far better leader than a fighter, since he was crafty enough to lie his way into [[WorldOfBadass Beacon Academy]] but didn't have the training to back it up (much like how the real Jeanne was an ActualPacifist constantly running a WoundedGazelleGambit on her own soldiers). [[UnskilledButStrong He DOES have the strength and weaponry to chop the heads off giant bears, but he has a long way to go, however]].go before he can actually be a true Hunter]].
8th Oct '15 1:47:52 AM msq
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* ''Joan'' (''Jeanne/Jehanne'' in France) by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko (of ''Manga/MobileSuitGundamTheOrigin'' fame among others), starts off with Joan of Arc's actual execution. The manga's volumes though focus on a young girl following in - and mirroring - Joan's footsteps in medieval France.
30th Sep '15 7:53:14 PM DeadlyDoctor
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* Katniss Everdeen from the ''TheHungerGames'' is a deconstruction. She's an ActionGirl from humble origins who stands up to oppression to protect a loved one and becomes a beacon of hope for the rebellion. However, off camera she's actually a pragmatic survivor who [[NotInThisForYourRevolution never really cared about the rebel cause]] and is in it solely to protect her family. Later on when she starts having visions it's a result of trauma, drug addiction, and possible brain damage rather than any divine inspiration.

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* Katniss Everdeen from the ''TheHungerGames'' ''Literature/TheHungerGames'' is a deconstruction. She's an ActionGirl from humble origins who stands up to oppression to protect a loved one and becomes a beacon of hope for the rebellion. However, off camera she's actually a pragmatic survivor who [[NotInThisForYourRevolution never really cared about the rebel cause]] and is in it solely to protect her family. Later on when she starts having visions it's a result of trauma, drug addiction, and possible brain damage rather than any divine inspiration.
6th Sep '15 11:46:06 AM DeadlyDoctor
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* Katniss Everdeen from the TheHungerGames is a deconstruction. She's an ActionGirl from humble origins who stands up to oppression to protect a loved one and becomes a beacon of hope for the rebellion. However, off camera she's actually a pragmatic survivor who [[NotInThisForYourRevolution never really cared about the rebel cause]] and is in it solely to protect her family. Later on when she starts having visions it's a result of trauma, drug addiction, and possible brain damage rather than any divine inspiration.

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* Katniss Everdeen from the TheHungerGames ''TheHungerGames'' is a deconstruction. She's an ActionGirl from humble origins who stands up to oppression to protect a loved one and becomes a beacon of hope for the rebellion. However, off camera she's actually a pragmatic survivor who [[NotInThisForYourRevolution never really cared about the rebel cause]] and is in it solely to protect her family. Later on when she starts having visions it's a result of trauma, drug addiction, and possible brain damage rather than any divine inspiration.
11th Aug '15 11:57:12 AM Koveras
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* [[{{DLC}} The Sons of Abraham expansion]] of ''VideoGame/CrusaderKings II'' has an event chain where a lowborn woman with an insanly high martial stat offers her services. She can serve as marshall (normally a male only position), and several other events delve into her hearing the voice of Jesus.

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* [[{{DLC}} The Sons With the ''Sons of Abraham expansion]] Abraham'' {{DLC}} active, Christian lords in the latter years of ''VideoGame/CrusaderKings II'' has can encounter an event chain where a lowborn woman that's based on Joan of Arc's life, with an insanly high a female character with strong martial stat offers abilities showing up at your court (and she's exempt from the usual prohibitions on women leading armies and functioning as councilors in your court). You can either let the legend play out, or [[EarnYourHappyEnding attempt to]] [[DefiedTrope defy]] the historical outcome and allow her services. She to continue to live and serve, though in either case her life can serve as marshall (normally a male only position), and several be cut short by the whims of the game engine, [[AnyoneCanDie just like any other events delve into her hearing the voice of Jesus.character]].



* With the ''Sons of Abraham'' DLC active, Christian lords in the latter years of ''VideoGame/CrusaderKings II'' can encounter an event chain that's based on Joan of Arc's life, with a female character with strong martial abilities showing up at your court (and she's exempt from the usual prohibitions on women leading armies and functioning as councilors in your court). You can either let the legend play out, or [[EarnYourHappyEnding attempt to]] [[DefiedTrope defy]] the historical outcome and allow her to continue to live and serve, though in either case her life can be cut short by the whims of the game engine, [[AnyoneCanDie just like any other character]].

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* With ZigZagged by Iovara, a.k.a. the ''Sons of Abraham'' DLC active, Christian lords WalkingSpoiler, in ''VideoGame/PillarsOfEternity''. On the latter years of ''VideoGame/CrusaderKings II'' can encounter an event chain that's based on Joan of Arc's life, with one hand, [[spoiler:she was a female character with strong martial abilities showing up at your court (and she's exempt charismatic leader who rose from humble origins to lead LaResistance against the usual prohibitions on women leading armies encroaching Engwithian missionaries and, later, against the Inquisition, but was betrayed by one of her supposed allies, had defied a KangarooCourt, and functioning as councilors was executed for heresy and apostasy in your court). You can either let a particularly gruesome manner. On the legend play out, or [[EarnYourHappyEnding attempt to]] [[DefiedTrope defy]] the historical outcome and allow her to continue to live and serve, though in either case her life can be cut short by the whims of the game engine, [[AnyoneCanDie just like any other character]].hand, where Saint Joan claimed to have been guided by God and was VindicatedByHistory, Iovara defied the gods (in a setting where their existence is undisputed) and was [[UnPerson posthumously erased from all history books]] by her enemies]].
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