History MassEffect2AntagonistsAndNpcs / SecondaryAntagonists

8th Mar '17 10:56:02 PM flaktrooper
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* MechaMooks: They employ some robots to fight for them.



* TheSyndicate: They are really an organized crime group with a PrivateMilitaryContractor facade. They run racketeering in some housing areas (though they are still smart enough to keep their rate affordable so the people won't protest) and their jail ship is actually a hidden slave trade and extortion business at the same time.



* HighlyConspicuousUniform: They wear all bright yellow armor.

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* HighlyConspicuousUniform: They wear all bright yellow armor. Averted with some of Donovan Hock's guards however, who wear black armor.



* MechaMooks: Like the Blue Suns, they are also fond of using robots.



* KingMook: He is a stronger Eclipse Engineer.



* KickTheDog: She shoots a transport agent for not much reason when the latter tries to run off.

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* KickTheDog: She shoots a transport agent for not much reason when the latter tries to run off. She will also kill Niket if Miranda was talked down from doing so.
* KingMook: She is a tougher Eclipse Vanguard and armed with a M-300 Claymore instead of the usual Scimitars.


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* KingMook: Subversion of the others, she is no tougher than an average Eclipse Commando, but she has a unique ability to toss drug canisters around.


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* ObstructiveBureaucrat: He acts like this during Grunt's loyalty mission. It is possible for Shepard to point out that he is no different from a Citadel politician.
5th Mar '17 10:49:56 PM Randomfan11
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* AIIsACrapshoot: It was created by Cerberus to commune/control the geth and shortly went on a rampage [[spoiler:because the human they used as the basis for the Overlord VI was driven mad by the noises and tried everything to escape.]]

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* AIIsACrapshoot: It was created by Cerberus to commune/control the geth and shortly went on a rampage [[spoiler:because the human they used as the basis core for the Overlord VI was driven mad by the noises and tried everything to escape.]]



* BigBrotherInstinct: Invoked by Paragon Shepard, who's utterly ''furious'' [[spoiler:at Gavin Archer for what he's done to his brother. After pistol-whipping Gavin hard across the face (which is a ''Paragon'' interrupt of all things), Shepard threatens him with a bullet through his head if he ''ever'' goes near David again.]]



* GotVolunteered: [[spoiler:The Overlord came about when David's own brother forced him to participate in the VI project to ensure the project's success, wanting to exploit David's genius to create a mechanical god for the geth. David didn't like it. ''[[{{Understatement}} At all]].]]
* GoneHorriblyWrong: [[spoiler:"It all seemed harmless..."]]

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* EarnYourHappyEnding: [[spoiler:Only in the Paragon route. After all he had been through, David is extracted and rescued by Shepard and his team, and taken to Grissom Academy where he can be cared for and spend the rest of his life in peace, using his mathematical talents for good.]]
* GotVolunteered: [[spoiler:The Overlord came about when David's own brother forced him to participate in the VI project to ensure the project's success, wanting to exploit David's genius to create a mechanical god for the geth. David didn't like it. it, ''[[{{Understatement}} At all]].at all]]''. When Shepard learns of this and realized Gavin was lying, they become ''furious'', with them extracting and rescuing David from Cerebus in the Paragon route.]]
* GoneHorriblyWrong: [[spoiler:"It [[spoiler:A human hooked up to the geth network in an attempt to control them. Except said human was an autistic prodigy with sensory issues regarding noise, and was driven insane because of it. Everything went to shit after that. As summed up by Gavin, "It all seemed harmless..."]]



* MercyKill: [[spoiler:If you leave him with Cerberus, Gavin reveals that he eventually "ended his misery"]].

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* MercyKill: [[spoiler:If you leave him with Cerberus, Cerberus as Renegade Shepard, the extreme trauma he went through eventually causes David to slip into an irreversible coma. Gavin reveals that he eventually "ended his misery"]].



* PoweredByAForsakenChild: [[spoiler:The Overlord VI was created by merging a [[TheRainman mathematical genius]] with the geth network in an attempt to exploit the geth's religious tendencies and control them. David, the victim of this process,]]

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* PoweredByAForsakenChild: [[spoiler:The Overlord VI was created by merging a [[TheRainman mathematical genius]] with the geth network via stuffing all kinds of plugs and tubes into the subject's body, in an attempt to exploit the geth's religious tendencies and control them. David, David quickly suffered extreme SensoryOverload due to his autism and he went completely insane, trying to upload himself into every machine in existence so he can escape the victim of this process,]]noices.]]



** [[spoiler: In the third game, if you rescued him, he's putting his abilities to good use at Grissom Academy, and later, at the Crucible]].

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** [[spoiler: In the third game, if you rescued him, he's putting his abilities to good use at Grissom Academy, and later, at for the Crucible]].construction of the [[WeaponOfMassDestruction Crucible]]]].



He's on the receiving end]].
20th Feb '17 5:18:14 PM Randomfan11
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* AmbiguousDisorder: [[spoiler:David is an autistic, mathematical savant whose unparalleled genius allowed him to communicate with the geth (who basically speak math as their language) on a basic level, but also had sensory issues with noise. His forced merger with the geth network as the Overlord]]

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* AmbiguousDisorder: [[spoiler:David is an autistic, mathematical savant whose unparalleled genius allowed him to communicate with the geth (who basically speak math as their language) on a basic level, but also had sensory issues with noise. His forced merger with the geth network as the Overlord]]Overlord subjected him to extreme SensoryOverload from the constant stream of geth voices, and drove him insane to the point where he tried to digitally upload himself into every machine imaginable in his desperation to escape the noise.]]



* UsefulNotes/{{Autism}}: David is an autistic savant with unparalleled mathematical skills.


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* WalkingSpoiler: [[spoiler:Bringing up the Overlord is impossible without bringing up its true self, and its horrifyingly tragic origins, without being spoilered.]]
19th Feb '17 11:10:48 PM Randomfan11
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* AIIsACrapshoot: It was created to commune with the geth and went on a rampage.
* AndIMustScream: It's not until the end of the DLC that [[spoiler:the indecipherable noises that the Overlord was making suddenly clear up, and it's realized that it was David ''trying'' to call for help]].
* AntiVillain: He's just trying to [[spoiler:escape the noise of the geth network.]]

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* AIIsACrapshoot: It was created by Cerberus to commune commune/control the geth and shortly went on a rampage [[spoiler:because the human they used as the basis for the Overlord VI was driven mad by the noises and tried everything to escape.]]
* AmbiguousDisorder: [[spoiler:David is an autistic, mathematical savant whose unparalleled genius allowed him to communicate
with the geth and went (who basically speak math as their language) on a rampage.
basic level, but also had sensory issues with noise. His forced merger with the geth network as the Overlord]]
* AndIMustScream: It's not until the [[spoiler:The end of the DLC reveals that [[spoiler:the the Overlord's indecipherable noises that were the Overlord was making suddenly clear up, and it's realized that it was tortured pleas of David ''trying'' to call Archer for help]].
someone, ''anyone'' to help him make [the noises] stop. On top of that, David himself, the basis of the Overlord, was hooked up to the geth network while suspended in mid-air, plugs and tubes shoved into his body, eyes held open, and constantly bombarded by the constant stream of voices coming from the numerous geth he was connected to, which due to his disorder and sensory issues, put him under extreme emotional pain and stress. ''And he was wholly conscious the entire time.'']].
* AntiVillain: He's just trying to [[spoiler:escape [[spoiler:The end of his DLC reveals that the Overlord's homicidal actions resulted from the desperate attempts of a tormented human prodigy to escape the constant noise of the geth network.]]



* BaldOfEvil: [[spoiler:Well, not really.]]
** BaldOfAwesome: [[spoiler:If you rescued him, he's upgraded to this in the third game]].
* BigBrotherInstinct: Invoked by Paragon Shepard, who's utterly ''furious'' [[spoiler:at Gavin Archer for what he's done to his brother. After pistol whipping Gavin hard across the face (which is a paragon interrupt of all things), Shepard threatens him with a bullet through his head if he ''ever'' goes near David again.]]
* BodyHorror[=/=]MedicalHorror: [[spoiler:The rig he's wired into. ''Yeesh'']].

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* BaldOfEvil: [[spoiler:Well, not really.BaldOfAwesome: [[spoiler:If you shut down the Overlord, and successfully rescue and extract David Archer in the Paragon route, he becomes this, helping and calming a few classmates when Cerberus attacks Grissom Academy, giving Shepard access to a weapons room, and having a direct hand in the construction of the [[WeaponOfMassDestruction Crucible]].]]
** BaldOfAwesome: [[spoiler:If you rescued him, he's upgraded to this * BaldOfEvil: The Overlord appears as the floating, bald head of a young man, and is capable of controlling the geth along with every machine in the third game]].
area, and siccing the geth on Shepard and his team. [[spoiler:[[NightmareFuel Horribly]], [[TearJerker tearjerkingly]] subverted at the end of the DLC; the basis of the Overlord is a bald human and a young mathematical prodigy forcibly hooked up to the geth network to create a godlike VI who the geth will worship and thus will make them easily controlled. He went completely insane from the merger and went berserk just to get away from the constant voices and make them stop.]]
* BigBrotherInstinct: Invoked by Paragon Shepard, who's utterly ''furious'' [[spoiler:at Gavin Archer for what he's done to his brother. After pistol whipping pistol-whipping Gavin hard across the face (which is a paragon ''Paragon'' interrupt of all things), Shepard threatens him with a bullet through his head if he ''ever'' goes near David again.]]
* BodyHorror[=/=]MedicalHorror: [[spoiler:The rig he's wired into. ''Yeesh'']].BodyHorror: [[spoiler:A scientific, technological example. When Shepard and his team deactivate the Overlord, they find its human core, David Archer, with plugs that go entirely through his arms. A huge neck brace with even more plugs that's embedded so deep into his skin, it caused physical scarring. Suspended in the air. At ''least'' three tubes jammed in his mouth and presumably down his throat. Eyelids held open for no discernible reason! And conscious the entire time, ''screaming''.]]



* BrainUploading: David did this to tap into the geth consensus.
* BreakTheCutie: [[spoiler:David becomes ''very'' broken]] by the experience. Though once he gets to Grissom Academy, he begins a different kind of counting: [[spoiler:[[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming the number of days Shepard lengthened his life.]]]]
* BrokenRecord: "Square root of 912.04 is 30.2... it all seemed harmless. Square root of 912.04 is 30.2... it all seemed harmless. Square root of..."

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* BrainUploading: David did this to tap into the geth consensus. \n [[spoiler:It didn't work out too well, as he was driven completely insane from the noise and wanted desperately to escape and stop it.]]
* BreakTheCutie: [[spoiler:David becomes ''very'' broken]] broken by the experience. Though once he gets to Grissom Academy, he begins a different kind of counting: [[spoiler:[[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming the number of days Shepard lengthened his life.]]]]
* BrokenRecord: [[spoiler:After David is extracted and rescued in the Paragon route:]]
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"Square root of 912.04 is 30.2... it all seemed harmless. Square root of 912.04 is 30.2... it all seemed harmless. Square root of..."



** On the other hand, the Overlord himself has a catchphrase in the electronically distorted howls it produces throughout the game. [[spoiler:This is later revealed to be him screaming '''''[[AndIMustScream "QUIET PLEASE MAKE IT STOP!!!"]]''''']]

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** On the other hand, the Overlord himself has a catchphrase in the electronically distorted howls it produces throughout the game. [[spoiler:This is later revealed to be him its core, the human David Archer, screaming '''''[[AndIMustScream "QUIET PLEASE MAKE IT STOP!!!"]]''''']]



* ContagiousAI: Infects and controls an army of geth and security mechs. [[spoiler:He can even overpower ''EDI'' if you're not quick enough during the boss fight. Thankfully, he can't do the same to Legion, but he does manage to hack Shepard's cybernetics.]]

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* ContagiousAI: Infects and controls an army of geth and security mechs. [[spoiler:He can even overpower ''EDI'' if you're not quick enough during the boss fight. Thankfully, he can't do the same to Legion, but he does manage to hack Shepard's cybernetics. The truth, however, is that David, the core basis of the Overlord VI, wants to escape the constant noise of the [[HiveMind geth network]], and has been trying to upload himself into every software in existence just to do so.]]



* GotVolunteered: [[spoiler:The Overlord came about when David's own brother forced him to participate in the VI project to ensure the project's success, wanting to exploit David's genius to create a mechanical god for the geth. David didn't like it. ''[[{{Understatement}} At all]].]]



* NotEvilJustMisunderstood: [[spoiler:The Overlord's core is a frightened, suffering, tormented human prodigy who was driven insane from being foricibly merged with the geth network, and just wants to escape the constant noises.]]



* PoweredByAForsakenChild: [[spoiler:The Overlord VI was created by merging a [[TheRainman mathematical genius]] with the geth network in an attempt to exploit the geth's religious tendencies and control them. David, the victim of this process,]]



* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[spoiler:Only what it looks like. He's actually trying to cry for help, but he's so broken it doesn't work out]].

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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[spoiler:Only He sics his geth army on anyone he finds as revenge for his creation. [[spoiler:Subverted at the end; this trope is what it looks like. appears on the surface. He's actually trying to cry out for help, but he's so broken that it doesn't work out]].out]].
* SensoryOverload: [[spoiler:David is an autistic mathematical savant who dislikes loud noises. Being hooked up to the [[HiveMind geth network]], forced to listen to a constant stream of voices, was ''extreme torture'' for him. Is it any wonder he wanted to escape?]]



* TerribleTicking: [[spoiler:He's on the receiving end]].
* TragicVillain: [[spoiler:Was forced into the experiment by his own brother, and went insane from being hooked to the geth network.]]

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* TerribleTicking: [[spoiler:He's He'll constantly make noises that sound like computerized gibberish. [[spoiler:Towards the end, it's later revealed that the noises were caused by the Overlord's human core, who was forcibly converted into a VI and driven mad by the constant voices of the geth, and has been infecting everything around him in an extremely desperate attempt to get away from the noise.]]
He's
on the receiving end]].
* TragicVillain: [[spoiler:Was [[spoiler:The Overlord is actually a young, autistic human prodigy who was forced into the experiment by his own brother, brother to create a godlike AI that can control the geth, and went insane from being hooked up to the geth network.]]network by means of forcing his eyes perpetually open with clamps and shoving pipes and plugs into every body part available. The combination of pain, the network merging, and extreme SensoryOverload drove him insane and made him go on a rampage to try to escape the noise, all while pleading for someone to "make it stop!"]]



* WetwareCPU: A human uploaded to the geth consensus.

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* WetwareCPU: A human uploaded to the geth consensus.consensus in an attempt to control the geth. [[spoiler:Said human found this existence extremely torturous, and did everything in his power to upload himself into every system in the known galaxy, just so he can get away from the constant noise.]]
16th Feb '17 3:29:25 PM Killerikala
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** [[spoiler: Although, she tries to justify her own atrocities (of which she was/is completely, personally responsible of) with somehing Shepard should not be held responsible for (Cerberus's pre-Lazarus era) and seems to genuenily believe they stand at equal grounds.]] Making her argument to hold very little value.
9th Feb '17 4:12:54 PM Iku
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* BigBrotherInstinct: Invoked by Paragon Shepard, who's utterly ''furious'' [[spoiler:at Gavin Archer for what he's done to his brother. After pistol whipping Gavin hard across the face, Shepard threatens him with a bullet through his head if he ''ever'' goes near David again.]]

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* BigBrotherInstinct: Invoked by Paragon Shepard, who's utterly ''furious'' [[spoiler:at Gavin Archer for what he's done to his brother. After pistol whipping Gavin hard across the face, face (which is a paragon interrupt of all things), Shepard threatens him with a bullet through his head if he ''ever'' goes near David again.]]
26th Jan '17 12:12:25 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* HighlyConspicuousUniform

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* %%* HighlyConspicuousUniform
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--> ''"Being hired is merely the beginning. You must earn your place in the mighty army we are building."''

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--> -> ''"Being hired is merely the beginning. You must earn your place in the mighty army we are building."''
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* TattooedCrook: Inverted. His lack of face tattoos is the first sign something's not right about him. See AllThereInTheManual.

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* TattooedCrook: Inverted. His lack of face tattoos is the first sign something's not right about him. See AllThereInTheManual.
6th Jan '17 5:55:55 PM dlchen145
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* LargeHam: As mentioned above in HugeHolographicHead. And to get his voice sample to enter the vault, you can Charm/Intimidate him into making a pompous speech.

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* LargeHam: As mentioned above in HugeHolographicHead. And to To get his voice sample to enter the vault, you can Charm/Intimidate him into making a pompous speech.speech. He also makes quite a hammy speech when he catches Shepard and Kasumi in the vault.
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