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29th May '17 12:18:11 PM nombretomado
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* WhiteCollar: Neal Caffrey. It's part of what makes him good at conning people.

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* WhiteCollar: ''Series/WhiteCollar'': Neal Caffrey. It's part of what makes him good at conning people.
20th May '17 5:06:31 PM nombretomado
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%% Askeladd from ''VinlandSaga''.

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%% Askeladd from ''VinlandSaga''.''Manga/VinlandSaga''.
19th Apr '17 12:29:07 PM BeerBaron
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* In ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind'', Skink-in-Tree's-Shade, Master Wizard of the Wolverine Hall (Sadrith Mora) Mages Guild Hall, is one of these as the Master Trainer in [[TheCharmer Speechcraft]]. He also sends the player on a mission to meet with an [[NobleSavage Ashlander]] Wise Woman so he can learn more about their culture. Furthermore, his branch of the Guild is in the heart of rival [[TheClan Great House]] [[EvilSorcerer Telvanni]] territory, making his social and political knowledge even more important.
6th Apr '17 7:28:12 AM Darkmoonfire
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* Kide of ''Literature/PavaneInPearlAndEmerald'' is quite good at assessing people and steering conversations in whatever direction he desires.
10th Feb '17 1:18:13 PM sgamer82
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** Havelock Vetinari, Patrician of Anhk-Morpork, has maintained control of the city by having a firm grasp of what motivates people and how to use that to his own ends. In ''Literature/{{Jingo}}'', is revealed at the end he knew long before anyone else that the island Anhk-Morpork and the Klatchians were fighting over would [[spoiler:soon sink into the ocean as suddenly as it rose]]. Upon learning this he signs a treaty that [[spoiler: surrenders the island to Klatchians with significant concessions, which amount to nothing but making Klatch and his domestic does look like fools when the inevitable happens]].

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** Havelock Vetinari, Patrician of Anhk-Morpork, has maintained control of the city by having a firm grasp of what motivates people and how to use that to his own ends. In ''Literature/{{Jingo}}'', is revealed at the end he knew long before anyone else that the island Anhk-Morpork and the Klatchians were fighting over would [[spoiler:soon sink into the ocean as suddenly as it rose]]. Upon learning this he signs a treaty that [[spoiler: surrenders the island to Klatchians with significant concessions, which amount to nothing but making Klatch and his domestic does foes look like fools when the inevitable happens]].
8th Feb '17 5:23:52 AM ElClemente
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* ''{{Series/Community}}'': Jeff Winger. Doubles as an [[AmoralAttorney Amoral Attorney]].
4th Feb '17 2:50:05 AM Argon2
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* Aizen, the BigBad of much of ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' possesses this skill, manipulating the whole of Soul Society into enacting his plans to [[spoiler:getting an object hidden within Rukia]] for him.

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* Aizen, the BigBad of much of ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' possesses this skill, manipulating the whole of Soul Society into enacting his plans to [[spoiler:getting [[spoiler:get an object hidden within Rukia]] for him.



* [[BigBad Tobi]] [[spoiler:aka [[FallenHero Obito Uchiha]]]] from ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''. He can accurately predict actions and motivations of virtually anyone he encounters. Also he can manipulating them, either by subtly corrupting their own goals or simply imposing them his own beliefs. This best seen in the existence of Akatsuki, its wildly-differing members working together because they believed the organisation would further their own ends when in actuality, they were mere tools that Tobi used to achieve his plans. He also was able to use whole countries to his advantage, so he used the overall stability and suspicion between the countries to increase his own power by providing Akatsuki as the mercenaries carrying out orders and receive remuneration for work performed.

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* [[BigBad Tobi]] [[spoiler:aka [[FallenHero Obito Uchiha]]]] from ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''. He can accurately predict actions and motivations of virtually anyone he encounters. Also he can manipulating manipulate them, either by subtly corrupting their own goals or simply imposing them his own beliefs.beliefs on them. This best seen in the existence of Akatsuki, its wildly-differing members working together because they believed the organisation would further their own ends when in actuality, they were mere tools that Tobi used to achieve his plans. He also was able to use whole countries to his advantage, so he used the overall stability and suspicion between the countries to increase his own power by providing Akatsuki as the mercenaries carrying out orders and receive remuneration for work performed.



* The ''Anime/Danganronpa3'' character [[CoolTeacher Chisa]] can adapt herself to suit the resident RagtagBunchOfMisfits' personalities so quickly that they agree within a ''day'' to start attending class again. This is why Kyosuke (who's good at rhetoric but not personal interactions) assigns her spywork [[spoiler:and one reason why he's so crushed when her betrayal is revealed. Chisa was not only his {girl?)friend but his LivingEmotionalCrutch]].



* ''Franchise/HarryPotter'': By the time you realize the full breadth of Dumbledores' planning and manipulation in book seven, he looks like a full-on MagnificentBastard.

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* ''Franchise/HarryPotter'': By the time you realize the full breadth of Dumbledores' Dumbledore's planning and manipulation in book seven, he looks like a full-on MagnificentBastard.
30th Jan '17 4:28:44 PM flodoris
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%% [[BigBad Tobi]] [[spoiler:aka [[FallenHero Obito Uchiha]]]] from ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''.


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* [[BigBad Tobi]] [[spoiler:aka [[FallenHero Obito Uchiha]]]] from ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''. He can accurately predict actions and motivations of virtually anyone he encounters. Also he can manipulating them, either by subtly corrupting their own goals or simply imposing them his own beliefs. This best seen in the existence of Akatsuki, its wildly-differing members working together because they believed the organisation would further their own ends when in actuality, they were mere tools that Tobi used to achieve his plans. He also was able to use whole countries to his advantage, so he used the overall stability and suspicion between the countries to increase his own power by providing Akatsuki as the mercenaries carrying out orders and receive remuneration for work performed.
28th Jan '17 3:16:01 PM sgamer82
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** This is Nanny Ogg's role among the witches of Lancre. She knows how to fit in just about anyplace and can insert herself into any crowd and know everyone's names and story within minutes. It's one of the few areas of witchcraft where even Granny Weatherwax will defer to her expertise.
23rd Jan '17 6:24:14 AM sgamer82
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* [[VillainProtagonist Light Yagami]] from ''Manga/DeathNote'' survives largely by manipulating those around him for information he needs or putting them in situations where they're likely to do what he needs. He'll even do this with himself, at one point removing his memory of the Death Note in a MemoryGambit to remove suspicion from himself.

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* [[VillainProtagonist Light Yagami]] from ''Manga/DeathNote'' survives largely by manipulating those around him for information he needs or putting them in situations where they're likely to do what he needs.wants. He'll even do this with himself, at one point removing his memory of the Death Note in a MemoryGambit to remove suspicion from himself.


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* While Shiro is consistently the better technical player in ''LightNovel/NoGameNoLife's'' game-based battles, her brother Sora dominates anytime a social element is introduced. This is displayed in their first real battle, a chess game where the pieces have their own free will. Shiro's moves are perfect, but she stalls when the pawns won't sacrifice themselves just because she says so. Sora steps in at that point, addressing the chess pieces directly and delivering a RousingSpeech to motivate them to fight. Sora is so good at this his opponent is convinced he's somehow using magic to cheat.
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