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12th Sep '17 8:06:07 AM Veanne
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* In ''WebVideo/DirigibleDays'', there is the notorious HighPriest of ReligionOfEvil, Salazar Strega, known as "the Hierophant". As if his real name wasn't [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast scary enough]].
5th Sep '17 2:27:16 PM ultimomant
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** Wrestling/RomanReigns: The Big Dog; The Guy
3rd Sep '17 1:03:11 AM Dravencour
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** Before his ascent to demon-hood, Griffith is known as "The White Hawk": His hair and clothing are white, he reaches for his ambition like a bird climbing through the air, and he swoops down on his enemies with his army like a bird of prey. Later he is called "The Hawk of Light" because of his association with the dreams and prophecies of the people of Midland, who view him as their messiah.

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** Before his ascent to demon-hood, Griffith is known as "The White Hawk": His hair and clothing are white, he reaches for his ambition like a bird climbing through the air, and he swoops down on his enemies with his army like a bird of prey. As Femto, his moniker, granted to him by the Godhand, is "The Wings of Darkness". Later he is called "The Hawk of Light" because of his association with the dreams and prophecies of the people of Midland, who view him as their messiah.



** Bazuso was known as the "Grey Knight" for his grey armor, "[[BearsAreBadNews The Bear Slaughterer]]" for supposedly killing a bear with his bare hands, and the "Thirty-man Slayer" for slaying thirty men.
** "Knight of Skeleton" clearly isn't the Skull Knight's real name; he acquired it by wearing that skeletal armor. If he and Gaeseric are the same person, then he was also known in the past as the "Demon King" and "King of Galloping Death" from his reputation as a ruthless conqueror.

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** Bazuso was known as the "Grey Knight" for his grey armor, "[[BearsAreBadNews The Bear Slaughterer]]" for supposedly killing a bear with his bare hands, and the "Thirty-man "Thirty-Man Slayer" for slaying thirty men.
** "Knight of Skeleton" clearly isn't the Skull Knight's real name; he acquired it by wearing that skeletal armor. If he and Gaeseric Gaiseric are the same person, then he was also known in the past as the "Demon King" and "King of Galloping Death" from his reputation as a ruthless conqueror.



** Revy herself has the epithet [[GunsAkimbo "Two Hand"]].

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** Revy herself has the epithet "Two Hand", so given because of her [[GunsAkimbo "Two Hand"]].style of shooting]].



* ''[[Franchise/LyricalNanoha Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha]]'' earns the title "Ace of Aces" to her military peers mid-way through the series. Her FanNickname is "[[ShoutOut White Devil]]"...

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* ''[[Franchise/LyricalNanoha Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha]]'' earns the title "Ace of Aces" to her military peers mid-way through the series. Her FanNickname is the "[[ShoutOut White Devil]]"...



* Alucard of ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'' is sporadically referred to as the "No Life King".

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* Alucard of ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'' is sporadically referred to as the "No Life King". "No-Life King".



** Some of Batman's foes also have nicknames; SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker is occasionally referred to as "the Clown Prince of Crime" and ComicBook/{{Bane}}, as the man who delivered the most brutal beating Batman ever experienced, is known as "The Man Who Broke the Bat."

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** Some of Batman's foes also have nicknames; SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker is occasionally referred to as "the Clown Prince of Crime" and ComicBook/{{Bane}}, as the man who delivered the most brutal beating Batman ever experienced, up to and including a ''broken back'', is known as "The Man Who Broke the Bat."



* Franchise/SpiderMan is referred to as either the Web-slinger or Wall-Crawler, based on his two main methods of transportation, or, more simply, Webs. A less common name is "The Arach-Knight", as a pun on Batman's "The Dark Knight".

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* Franchise/SpiderMan is referred to as either the Web-slinger "Web-Slinger" or Wall-Crawler, "Wall-Crawler", based on his two main methods of transportation, or, more simply, Webs. A less common name is "The Arach-Knight", as a pun on Batman's "The Dark Knight".



* One character in the Franchise/MarvelUniverse is referred to by {{Mooks}} as "The Anti-Life" and "The Slayer of all that Breathes". [[LethalJokeCharacter That character]] is Comicbook/SquirrelGirl.

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* One character in the Franchise/MarvelUniverse is referred to by {{Mooks}} as "The Anti-Life" and "The Slayer of all that All That Breathes". [[LethalJokeCharacter That character]] is Comicbook/SquirrelGirl.



* Hans von Hammer, an {{Expy}} of the original Red Baron, is ''Comicbook/EnemyAce'' to comics readers, but was known InUniverse as "The Hammer of Hell."

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* Hans von Hammer, an {{Expy}} of the original Red Baron, is the ''Comicbook/EnemyAce'' to comics readers, but was known InUniverse as "The Hammer of Hell."



* ComicBook/TheMightyThor- it was actually a fairly common thing in the early days of the comic for especially nasty villains to be declared/declare themselves 'The enemy of all who live!' (exclamation point mandatory).

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* ComicBook/TheMightyThor- ComicBook/TheMightyThor - it was actually a fairly common thing in the early days of the comic for especially nasty villains to be declared/declare themselves 'The enemy of all who live!' (exclamation point mandatory).



* Robin of Locksley, Earl of Huntington was declared an outlaw and adopted the name: RobinHood. The "Robin of Locksley" bit was added during a period when all heroes in this type of story had to be noblemen. .

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* Robin of Locksley, Earl of Huntington was declared an outlaw and adopted the name: RobinHood. The "Robin of Locksley" bit was added during a period when all heroes in this type of story had to be noblemen. .



** Gregor Clegane is known as "The Mountain" for his immense size and unstoppable nature.

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** Gregor Clegane is known as "The Mountain" Mountain that Rides" for his immense size and unstoppable nature.



** Buffy is 'The Slayer'. Note that she's not the only vampire slayer anymore, but everyone calls her ''The'' slayer because she's that much of a badass.

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** Buffy is 'The Slayer'. Note that she's not the only vampire slayer anymore, but everyone calls her ''The'' slayer Slayer because she's that much of a badass.



*** Plus, if your notoriety level with the Powder Gangers is enough, they refer to you as "The Powder Gangers' ''Grim Reaper'', though there is usually as swear word between Grim and Reaper.

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*** Plus, if your notoriety level with the Powder Gangers is enough, they refer to you as "The Powder Gangers' ''Grim Reaper'', though there is usually as a swear word between Grim and Reaper.
31st Aug '17 1:14:22 PM Demotivator
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* ''Webcomic/TowerOfGod'' has a sobriquet for everybody who has managed to reach the 134th Floor. This includes names such as Ray Barakuda, Submerged Fish, White Oar, Red Rain, Black Fish, Long-Life Sea Turtle, Marlin, Great White Shark, Mako… notice a pattern?
* ''Webcomic/LastRes0rt'' has several characters with nicknames, though not all get used in the comic/show itself. Some among the ones that do: Jason "Ace of" Spades, Silk of the Solar Winds aka "White Noise", and Kurt "Geisha" Straieta.
* ''Webcomic/{{Goblins}}'' has [[AwesomeMcCoolname Señor Vorpal Kickass'o]]!



* ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' had Torg fall back in time into an ''Film/ArmyOfDarkness'' pastiche, where the townsfolk called him "The Stormbreaker" based on his destiny to defeat a demon. They weren't entirely accurate, though... [[spoiler: Zoe was the ''real'' [[TheUnchosenOne Stormbreaker]]]].


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* ''Webcomic/{{Goblins}}'' has [[AwesomeMcCoolname Señor Vorpal Kickass'o]]!
* ''Webcomic/{{Gosu}}'': Any high-level gosu of any notoriety has an epithet tied to them with names such as The Wraith Hand, The Devil of the Venom Hands, The Phantom Visitor and The Black Scorpion King flying about.
** The most fearsome of them all is "The Heavenly Destroyer", the epithet of the late [[WorldsBestWarrior Dogko Ryong]].


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* ''Webcomic/LastRes0rt'' has several characters with nicknames, though not all get used in the comic/show itself. Some among the ones that do: Jason "Ace of" Spades, Silk of the Solar Winds aka "White Noise", and Kurt "Geisha" Straieta.
* ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' had Torg fall back in time into an ''Film/ArmyOfDarkness'' pastiche, where the townsfolk called him "The Stormbreaker" based on his destiny to defeat a demon. They weren't entirely accurate, though... [[spoiler: Zoe was the ''real'' [[TheUnchosenOne Stormbreaker]]]].
* In ''Webcomic/TowerOfGod'', any Ranker in the top 1% of all Rankers gets their own sobriquet (with some even getting two!). This includes names such as Ray Barracuda, White Sword, Killer Whale, Great White Shark, Snakehead, God's Eye, Heretic etc.
29th Aug '17 6:53:53 PM nombretomado
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* ''[[AgonyBooth Mr. Mendo]]'' is referred to as "The Internet's Strongest Man" as a shout-out/parody of Wrestling/MarkHenry.

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* ''[[AgonyBooth ''[[Website/AgonyBooth Mr. Mendo]]'' is referred to as "The Internet's Strongest Man" as a shout-out/parody of Wrestling/MarkHenry.
27th Aug '17 6:43:07 PM Rhodes7
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** In a prequel novel, we see how this [[AppropriatedApellation started as an insult]]. In Aerin's day, dragons were dangerous but commonplace pests, and there was no particular glory in fighting them. She did so because it let her be a warrior and she found an old recipe for a fireproofing paste that her take them on solo. Then a ''real'' dragon shows up...
27th Aug '17 10:18:56 AM BeerBaron
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** The series' various divine beings typically have several, in addition to their [[IHaveManyNames many actual names]]. For example, Arkay, the God of Life and Death in the [[SaintlyChurch Nine Divines]] pantheon, is also known as the "Lord of the Wheel of Life", "the Mortal's God", and, more derogatorily, the "Old Knocker" in the old [[HornyVikings Nordic]] religion (where [[EverybodyHatesHades he is despised]] for giving mankind [[WeAreAsMayflies shorter lives]] than their hated rivals, [[LongLived the Mer (Elves)]]. The Red Barons of the the other deities can be found listed on the series' [[Characters/TheElderScrollsDivineBeings Divine Beings]] page.

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** The series' various divine beings typically have several, in addition to their [[IHaveManyNames many actual names]]. For example, Arkay, the God of Life and Death in the [[SaintlyChurch Nine Divines]] pantheon, is also known as the "Lord of the Wheel of Life", "the Mortal's God", and, more derogatorily, the "Old Knocker" in the old [[HornyVikings Nordic]] religion (where [[EverybodyHatesHades he is despised]] for giving mankind [[WeAreAsMayflies shorter lives]] than their hated rivals, [[LongLived the Mer (Elves)]]. The Red Barons of the the other deities can be found listed on either the series' [[Characters/TheElderScrollsDivineBeings Divine Beings]] page or the series' [[Characters/TheElderScrollsDaedra Daedra]] page.
25th Aug '17 7:46:49 AM tropower
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* Enforced in ''Series/WMACMasters'', where all of the competitors use a "ki symbol". Examples include Ho San Pak ("Superstar"), his brother Ho Young Pak ("Star Warrior"), Herb Perez ("Olympus"[[note]]He won the gold medal for Tae Kwon Do in the 1992 Olympics.[[/note]]), Chris Casamassa ("Red Dragon"), Willie Johnson ([The] Bam), Michael Bernardo[[note]][[NamesTheSame Not to be confused with]] kickboxer "Mike" Bernardo.[[/note]] ("Turbo"), Christine Rodriguez ("Lady Lightning"), and Hien Nguyen ("Tsunami").
24th Aug '17 6:42:04 PM Aviculord
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* In ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'', the season 2 episode "[[Recap/StarVsTheForcesOfEvilS2E23IntoTheWand Into the Wand]]" reveals that [[spoiler:Toffee (the supposedly-deceased BigBad of the previous season)]] is better known to Mewni history as "the Immortal Monster." Additionally, [[Recap/StarVsTheForcesOfEvilS3E2MoonTheUndaunted Moon The Undaunted]] reveals Toffee was known as "The Lizard" in his days as general of the monster army.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'', the season 2 episode "[[Recap/StarVsTheForcesOfEvilS2E23IntoTheWand Into the Wand]]" reveals that [[spoiler:Toffee (the supposedly-deceased BigBad of the previous season)]] is better known to Mewni history as "the Immortal Monster." Additionally, [[Recap/StarVsTheForcesOfEvilS3E2MoonTheUndaunted "[[Recap/StarVsTheForcesOfEvilS3E2MoonTheUndaunted Moon The Undaunted]] Undaunted]]" reveals Toffee was known as "The Lizard" in his days as general of the monster army.
24th Aug '17 6:41:31 PM Aviculord
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* In ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'', the season 2 episode "[[Recap/StarVsTheForcesOfEvilS2E23IntoTheWand Into the Wand]]" reveals that [[spoiler:Toffee (the supposedly-deceased BigBad of the previous season)]] is better known to Mewni history as "the Immortal Monster."

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* In ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'', the season 2 episode "[[Recap/StarVsTheForcesOfEvilS2E23IntoTheWand Into the Wand]]" reveals that [[spoiler:Toffee (the supposedly-deceased BigBad of the previous season)]] is better known to Mewni history as "the Immortal Monster."" Additionally, [[Recap/StarVsTheForcesOfEvilS3E2MoonTheUndaunted Moon The Undaunted]] reveals Toffee was known as "The Lizard" in his days as general of the monster army.
** All the queens of Mewni have an alias, the ones we know are: Moon "The Undaunted", Eclipsa "The Queen of Darkness", Celena "The Shy", Solaria "The Monster Carver", Festivia "The Fun", Skywynne "Queen of Hours", Soupina "The Strange", Dirrhennia "The Heaped", and Crescenta "The Eager".
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