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7th Jan '18 10:04:42 AM thatother1dude
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* The Assassin in ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands 2}}'' is named [[LeetLingo Zer0]]. Also, the names of all of his skills (like his action skill, [=Decepti0n=]) use zero instead of the letter O.

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* The Assassin in ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands 2}}'' is named [[LeetLingo Zer0]].Zer[[LettersToNumbers 0]]. Also, the names of all of his skills (like his action skill, [=Decepti0n=]) use zero instead of the letter O.
27th Nov '17 8:07:48 AM JoeMerl
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* Numbuh 0 in ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor''.

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* ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor,'' the titular organization was founded by Numbuh 0 in ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor''.0, [[spoiler:real name Monty Uno, Numbuh 1's father]]. He took the name because his brother ([[spoiler:later BigBad Father]]) thought he had "zero chance" of overthrowing their ArchnemesisDad.
17th Nov '17 3:36:21 PM veronchung27
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* ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4GunsOfThePatriots'' has its infamous "Zero becomes one, one becomes 100" [[ContemplateOurNavels navelgaze]] during the ending by [[spoiler:Big Boss]] when [[spoiler:he euthanizes Major Zero]].

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* ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4GunsOfThePatriots'' has its infamous "Zero becomes one, one becomes 100" [[ContemplateOurNavels navelgaze]] during the ending by [[spoiler:Big Boss]] when [[spoiler:he euthanizes Major Zero]].[[GreaterScopeVillain Major]] [[TheAtoner Zero]]]].
17th Nov '17 3:33:42 PM veronchung27
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* Major Zero from the ''VideoGame/MetalGear'' games -- he's your commander in the third game, and [[spoiler:was the original leader of the Patriots, making him the closest thing the series has to an overall BigBad]]. He also uses the alias Cipher when he [[spoiler:recruits Zadornov and Paz to spy on Big Boss, who by this time had left the Patriots,]] in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidPeaceWalker''. However, it is revealed in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidVThePhantomPain'' that [[spoiler: he became TheAtoner when he realised [[GoneHorriblyWrong how wrong]] his plans for peace and order have gone. It helps that he is betrayed by his subordinate [[JerkassWoobie Skull BigBad Face]]. So in the end, Zero is not really the overall BigBad of the series, just another misguided WellIntentionedExtremist who ultimately tried to and even [[FlingALightIntoTheFuture somewhat succeeded]] in fixing his mistakes.]]

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* Major Zero from the ''VideoGame/MetalGear'' games -- he's your commander in the third game, and [[spoiler:was the original leader of the Patriots, making him the closest thing the series has to an overall BigBad]]. He also uses the alias Cipher when he [[spoiler:recruits Zadornov and Paz to spy on Big Boss, who by this time had left the Patriots,]] in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidPeaceWalker''. However, it is revealed in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidVThePhantomPain'' that [[spoiler: he became TheAtoner when he realised [[GoneHorriblyWrong how wrong]] his plans for peace and order have gone. It helps that he is betrayed by his subordinate [[JerkassWoobie Skull BigBad Skull]] [[BigBad Face]]. So in the end, Zero is not really the overall BigBad of the series, just another misguided WellIntentionedExtremist who ultimately tried to and even [[FlingALightIntoTheFuture somewhat succeeded]] in fixing his mistakes.]]
17th Nov '17 3:32:48 PM veronchung27
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* Major Zero from the ''VideoGame/MetalGear'' games -- he's your commander in the third game, and [[spoiler:was the original leader of the Patriots, making him the closest thing the series has to an overall BigBad]]. He also uses the alias Cipher when he [[spoiler:recruits Zadornov and Paz to spy on Big Boss, who by this time had left the Patriots,]] in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidPeaceWalker''. However, it is revealed in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidVThePhantomPain'' that [[spoiler: he became TheAtoner when he realised [[GoneHorriblyWrong how wrong]] his plans for peace and order have gone. It helps that he is betrayed by his subordinate Skull Face. So in the end, Zero is not really the overall BigBad of the series, just another misguided WellIntentionedExtremist, who ultimately tried to, and [[FlingALightIntoTheFuture somewhat succeeded]], in fixing his mistakes.]]

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* Major Zero from the ''VideoGame/MetalGear'' games -- he's your commander in the third game, and [[spoiler:was the original leader of the Patriots, making him the closest thing the series has to an overall BigBad]]. He also uses the alias Cipher when he [[spoiler:recruits Zadornov and Paz to spy on Big Boss, who by this time had left the Patriots,]] in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidPeaceWalker''. However, it is revealed in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidVThePhantomPain'' that [[spoiler: he became TheAtoner when he realised [[GoneHorriblyWrong how wrong]] his plans for peace and order have gone. It helps that he is betrayed by his subordinate [[JerkassWoobie Skull Face. BigBad Face]]. So in the end, Zero is not really the overall BigBad of the series, just another misguided WellIntentionedExtremist, WellIntentionedExtremist who ultimately tried to, to and even [[FlingALightIntoTheFuture somewhat succeeded]], succeeded]] in fixing his mistakes.]]
17th Nov '17 3:29:33 PM veronchung27
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* Major Zero from the ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid'' games -- he's your commander in the third game, and [[spoiler:was the original leader of the Patriots, making him the closest thing the series has to an overall BigBad]]. He also uses the alias Cipher when he [[spoiler:recruits Zadornov and Paz to spy on Big Boss, who by this time had left the Patriots,]] in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidPeaceWalker''.

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* Major Zero from the ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid'' ''VideoGame/MetalGear'' games -- he's your commander in the third game, and [[spoiler:was the original leader of the Patriots, making him the closest thing the series has to an overall BigBad]]. He also uses the alias Cipher when he [[spoiler:recruits Zadornov and Paz to spy on Big Boss, who by this time had left the Patriots,]] in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidPeaceWalker''. However, it is revealed in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidVThePhantomPain'' that [[spoiler: he became TheAtoner when he realised [[GoneHorriblyWrong how wrong]] his plans for peace and order have gone. It helps that he is betrayed by his subordinate Skull Face. So in the end, Zero is not really the overall BigBad of the series, just another misguided WellIntentionedExtremist, who ultimately tried to, and [[FlingALightIntoTheFuture somewhat succeeded]], in fixing his mistakes.]]
12th Oct '17 4:03:22 AM ReikoKazama
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* ''Manga/{{Change 123}}''. Motoko, the main character, while normally a rather shy girl, has three distinct personalities, whose names start with 1, 2 and 3 ([=HiFuMi=]) and are able to use first class fighting skills. [[spoiler:And then there is the (hopefully) last personality, who calls herself zero, who has all the abilities of the HiFuMis, thus the most likely strongest fighter in the whole world, and the urge to kill everyone she sees.]]

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* ''Manga/{{Change 123}}''. Motoko, the main character, while normally a rather shy girl, has three distinct personalities, whose names start with 1, 2 and 3 ([=HiFuMi=]) and are able to use first class fighting skills. [[spoiler:And then there is the (hopefully) last personality, who calls herself zero, Zero, who has all the abilities of the HiFuMis, thus the [=HiFuMis=] (thus making her most likely the strongest fighter in the whole world, world), and the urge to kill everyone she sees.]]



** The trope goes all the way back to the classic ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' with Amuro [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Ray/Rei]]. His name is an anagram of the notorious WWII-era fighter, the Mitsubishi [=A6M=] Zero (A-Roku-Mu Rei).



--> '''''Kyoko''': "You're name is Rei? What a weird name! But it suits you...'No home. No relatives. No school. No friends."'''

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--> '''''Kyoko''': "You're "Your name is Rei? What a weird name! But it suits you...'No home. No relatives. No school. No friends."'''



* ''Anime/YuGiOhZEXAL'' takes this UpToEleven in the final duel between Yuma and [[spoiler:Astral ]]. When Yuma is on the verge of losing, he manages to activate a Trap which overlays two of his [[spoiler:Xyz Monsters]] to create [[spoiler:''Future Number 0: King of the Future, Hope'', a Rank 0 Xyz Monster]] with 0 ATK and DEF. The amazing part? Yuma wins using this new monster.

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* ''Anime/YuGiOhZEXAL'' takes this UpToEleven in the final duel between Yuma and [[spoiler:Astral ]].[[spoiler:Astral]]. When Yuma is on the verge of losing, he manages to activate a Trap which overlays two of his [[spoiler:Xyz Monsters]] to create [[spoiler:''Future Number 0: King of the Future, Hope'', a Rank 0 Xyz Monster]] with 0 ATK and DEF. The amazing part? Yuma wins using this new monster.



** It get's further than with TheReveal and [[spoiler: it turns out the eponimus BigGood of the series is named Ray which in japanese is written just like "Zero" in fact the plan to bring her back to life is called Revival Zero]]

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** It get's goes further than with TheReveal and TheReveal: [[spoiler: it turns out the eponimus eponymous BigGood of the series is named Ray which in japanese Japanese is written just like "Zero" "Zero"; in fact the plan to bring her back to life is called Revival Zero]] Zero.]]



** Also, there is the [=Gen7=] Pokémon "Type: Null".

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** Also, there is the [=Gen7=] [[VideoGame.PokemonSunAndMoon Gen VII]] Pokémon "Type: Null".
12th Oct '17 3:51:46 AM ReikoKazama
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* In ''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters'', there are two [[SNKBoss bosses]] who go by the name Zero. The Zero you fight in ''2000'' is a [[TurnedAgainstTheirMasters traitorous]] {{clon|ingBlues}}e who tries using a KillSat to take over NESTS. He gets killed by Kula, but succeeds in [[NukeEm nuking]] Southtown. You fight the '''real''' Zero in ''2001''. [[NobleDemon Turns out he's actually an old man]] [[BloodKnight who prefers a]] [[LetsFightLikeGentlemen fair fight]]. So he calls upon 3 strikers-a boss from a previous game, a {{Ninja}}, and a black mountain lion-to assist him in fighting you because he's a sub-boss. He dies in the end too. Both are capable of producing black holes.
** Actually, the Zero in ''2000'' was ultimately killed by Whip (getting blasted with his own satellite by Kula didn't help him much, though). Kula did, however, succeed in destroying the Zero Cannon before it could be used to cause any additional damage.

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* In ''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters'', there are two [[SNKBoss bosses]] who go by the name Zero. The Zero you fight in ''2000'' is a [[TurnedAgainstTheirMasters traitorous]] {{clon|ingBlues}}e who tries using a KillSat to take over NESTS. He gets blasted with his own satellite by Kula and is ultimately killed by Kula, Whip, but succeeds in [[NukeEm nuking]] Southtown.Southtown (although Kula destroys the Zero Cannon before it can be used to cause any more damage). You fight the '''real''' Zero in ''2001''. [[NobleDemon Turns out he's actually an old man]] [[BloodKnight who prefers a]] [[LetsFightLikeGentlemen fair fight]]. So he calls upon 3 strikers-a strikers - a boss from a previous game, a {{Ninja}}, and a black mountain lion-to assist him in fighting you because he's a sub-boss. He dies in the end too. Both are capable of producing black holes.
** Actually, the Zero in ''2000'' was ultimately killed by Whip (getting blasted with his own satellite by Kula didn't help him much, though). Kula did, however, succeed in destroying the Zero Cannon before it could be used to cause any additional damage.
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* In ''VisualNovel/NineHoursNinePersonsNineDoors'', the characters are all kidnapped by someone who calls themself Zero, to participate in the Nonary Game. The nine players are numbered one through nine, while Zero is the mastermind behind it all. With the release of the sequel, ''VisualNovel/VirtuesLastReward'', the series has been renamed Zero Escape; the second game removes most of the numerical motif but keeps the mastermind's name Zero. Yet another Zero is the main antagonist of the third game, ''VisualNovel/ZeroTimeDilemma''.
** There's also the character with the self-given code name "Seven" in ''VisualNovel/NineHoursNinePersonsNineDoors'', to fit his bracelet number.

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* In ''VisualNovel/NineHoursNinePersonsNineDoors'', the characters are all kidnapped by someone who calls themself themselves Zero, to participate in the Nonary Game. The nine players are numbered one through nine, while Zero is the mastermind behind it all. With the release of the sequel, ''VisualNovel/VirtuesLastReward'', the series has been renamed Zero Escape; the second game removes most of the numerical motif but keeps the mastermind's name Zero. Yet another Zero is the main antagonist of the third game, ''VisualNovel/ZeroTimeDilemma''.
** There's also the character with the self-given code name "Seven" in ''VisualNovel/NineHoursNinePersonsNineDoors'', to fit his bracelet number.
''VisualNovel/ZeroTimeDilemma''.



* In ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'', a character named "Zero" arises, who serves not only as the Big Bad of the episode, but [[spoiler:he turns out to be Scott Hall / Number 1, a henchman from a previous episode]]. Thus, while he may not be a hero, he [[spoiler:survives not only being a henchman in a superhero/villain world, whose death is portented and lampshaded, but FIGHTING BROCK SAMPSON]], which counts as a superpower in its own right. [[spoiler:Then he DIES in his next appearance because he can't get over getting his ass kicked by BROCK FREAKING SAMPSON. One quick arm break and neck snap and he's back to being just another dead henchman.]]

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'', a character named "Zero" arises, who serves not only as the Big Bad BigBad of the episode, but [[spoiler:he turns out to be Scott Hall / Number Hall/Number 1, a henchman from a previous episode]]. Thus, while he may not be a hero, he [[spoiler:survives not only being a henchman in a superhero/villain world, whose death is portented and lampshaded, but FIGHTING BROCK SAMPSON]], which counts as a superpower in its own right. [[spoiler:Then he DIES in his next appearance because he can't get over getting his ass kicked by BROCK FREAKING SAMPSON. One quick arm break and neck snap and he's back to being just another dead henchman.]]
11th Sep '17 7:51:49 PM FactoidCow
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** It's short for "Count Zero Interrupt", a computer term in the novels universe.
*** Actually a quite old computer term that has long ago lost its relevance but at the time of the novel's making was very new and sci-fi.

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** It's short for "Count Zero Interrupt", a computer term in the novels universe.
*** Actually a quite old
real-world computer term that has long ago since lost its relevance relevance, but at the time of the novel's making was very new and sci-fi.
25th Aug '17 6:57:33 AM Siempie
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However...if a character in a story is named "Zero", or has "zero" as part of their name, then that character has at least one unique attribute that makes him/her/it significantly stand out from everyone else.

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However...if a character in a story is named "Zero", or has "zero" as part of their name, then that character has at least one unique attribute that makes him/her/it them significantly stand out from everyone else.
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