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14th Feb '16 3:04:48 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''{{VideoGame/Diablo}}''.

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* ''{{VideoGame/Diablo}}''. Diablo, from the Diabolos, is simply "Devil" in Latin and a reference to {{Satan}}.
28th Jan '16 1:59:06 PM Willbyr
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* [[KingdomHearts Vanitas.]] Latin for emptyness. [[spoiler: Amusingly enough, an alternate interpretation is [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption "futility".]]]]

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* [[KingdomHearts [[Franchise/KingdomHearts Vanitas.]] Latin for emptyness. [[spoiler: Amusingly enough, an alternate interpretation is [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption "futility".]]]]
12th Jan '16 4:27:09 PM nombretomado
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* [[RuneScape Nex]]; Latin for Murder, an apt name for a monster that even the gods themselves feared. It took the combined power of four armies to seal Nex and her Zarosian soldiers away, and she has broken free twice.

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* [[RuneScape [[VideoGame/RuneScape Nex]]; Latin for Murder, an apt name for a monster that even the gods themselves feared. It took the combined power of four armies to seal Nex and her Zarosian soldiers away, and she has broken free twice.
9th Jan '16 11:58:58 PM Xlsfd
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* In ''Film/JurassicWorld'', the BigBad is a dinosaur called ''Indominus Rex'', literally "Fierce King" or "Untameable King". And unlike the dinosaurs in the [[Film/JurassicPark first film]], which were mostly [[ObliviouslyEvil just following their instincts]], ''Indominus'' is actively malicious.
4th Jan '16 4:36:44 PM nombretomado
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* In ''SoulCalibur'', Zasalamel's (an immortal) attacks are named after Babylonian gods, sets up the events of the 3rd game for his own benefit, and while heroic in the 4th, is still a jerk.

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* In ''SoulCalibur'', ''VideoGame/SoulCalibur'', Zasalamel's (an immortal) attacks are named after Babylonian gods, sets up the events of the 3rd game for his own benefit, and while heroic in the 4th, is still a jerk.
27th Dec '15 12:47:56 PM CaptEquinox
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* Anyone/thing with "Bal-" (Baal) in their name. "El" (meaning "god") is the non-threatening version ([[Franchise/{{Superman}} Jor-El, Kal-El]] etc.) Except when they're not ([[TheGrimReaper Azrael]] and any angel from Franchise/ShinMegamiTensei for example)

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* Anyone/thing with "Bal-" (Baal) (Baal, "Lord") in their name. "El" (meaning (Hebrew for "god") is the non-threatening version ([[Franchise/{{Superman}} Jor-El, Kal-El]] etc.) Except when they're not ([[TheGrimReaper Azrael]] and any angel from Franchise/ShinMegamiTensei for example)



* The ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "Do Princesses Dream of Magic Sheep" features the Tantabus, named after the Latin word for "nightmare", an amorphous EldritchAbomination created by Princess Luna to punish herself for her deeds as Nightmare Moon, which increases in size and strength as it feeds on her guilt and spreads to other pony's dreams, turning them into nightmares in the process.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "Do Princesses Dream of Magic Sheep" features the Tantabus, named after the Latin word for "nightmare", an amorphous EldritchAbomination created by Princess Luna to punish herself for her deeds as Nightmare Moon, which increases in size and strength as it feeds on her guilt and spreads to other pony's ponies' dreams, turning them into nightmares in the process.
9th Oct '15 1:01:57 AM wolftickets1969
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* ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phytophthora Phytophthora]]'', the genus of the pathogen responsible for the Irish Potato Famine, is Greek for "plant destroyer", which is pretty much what the organism does.
* The genus name for belladonna AKA deadly nightshade, ''Atropa'', means "inevitable", which is also the basis for Atropos, the last of The Fates.
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6th Oct '15 12:59:32 AM morane
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** BilingualBonus applies: the name translates as "Baal is Grace".
10th Sep '15 7:23:43 PM nombretomado
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** One of the Greater Fiends in the Xbox remake of ''NinjaGaiden'', as well as being ThatOneBoss.

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** One of the Greater Fiends in the Xbox remake of ''NinjaGaiden'', ''VideoGame/NinjaGaiden'', as well as being ThatOneBoss.
15th Jul '15 10:33:22 PM wolftickets1969
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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "Do Princesses Dream of Magic Sheep" features the Tantabus, named after the Latin word for nightmare, an amorphous EldritchAbomination created by Princess Luna to punish herself for her deeds as Nightmare Moon, which increases in size and strength as it feeds on her guilt and spreads to other pony's dreams, turning them into nightmares in the process.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "Do Princesses Dream of Magic Sheep" features the Tantabus, named after the Latin word for nightmare, "nightmare", an amorphous EldritchAbomination created by Princess Luna to punish herself for her deeds as Nightmare Moon, which increases in size and strength as it feeds on her guilt and spreads to other pony's dreams, turning them into nightmares in the process.
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