History VideoGame / AsurasWrath

9th Aug '16 4:14:50 AM Morgenthaler
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* DestroyerDeity: Asura becomes this by the end of the game, "Asura the Destructor". He's gigantic enough to crush planets.
6th Aug '16 12:49:19 PM Dravencour
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* BeingGodIsHard: Asura has this opinion, as he calls shit on his fellow demigods slaying their own followers for powering up themselves. Considering that Asura managed to become more powerful than even them by sheer wrath alone, he might have a point.
* BerserkButton: Don't even try to mention Mithra. You will be brutally crushed

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* BeingGodIsHard: Asura has this opinion, as he calls shit bullshit on his fellow demigods slaying their own followers for powering up themselves. Considering that Asura managed to become more powerful than even them by sheer wrath alone, he might have a point.
* BerserkButton: Don't even try to mention Mithra. Mithra to Asura in any way that suggests that you want her suffering to continue. You will be brutally crushedcrushed.
12th Jul '16 5:33:46 AM Morgenthaler
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* BeingGodIsHard: Asura has this opinion, as he calls shit on his fellow demigods slaying their own followers for powering up themselves. Considering that Asura managed to become more powerful than even them by sheer wrath alone, he might have a point.
8th Jul '16 7:32:03 PM Demongodofchaos2
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* SpectacleFighter: While not as complex as other examples, the "spectacle" part of the genre is taken to levels not even Creator/PlatinumGames have dared to go, and that says a lot.
18th Jun '16 3:50:33 PM Queenofdragons6
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* TheMagicGoesAway: With Chakravartin dead, [[spoiler:Mantra no longer exists, and now all the former Demi-gods that haven't died now age like regular people.]] TheStinger, however, [[TheEndOrIsIt hints that it might of came back.]]

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* TheMagicGoesAway: With Chakravartin dead, [[spoiler:Mantra no longer exists, and now all the former Demi-gods that haven't died now age like regular people.]] TheStinger, however, [[TheEndOrIsIt hints that it might of came might've come back.]]
12th Apr '16 6:34:58 AM Willbyr
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** Played straight in Lost episode 1, where Asura does the equivalent of a [[{{Kinnikuman}} Kinniku Buster]] to [[spoiler:Evil Ryu]].

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** Played straight in Lost episode 1, where Asura does the equivalent of a [[{{Kinnikuman}} [[Manga/{{Kinnikuman}} Kinniku Buster]] to [[spoiler:Evil Ryu]].



-> [[spoiler:'''[[SheIsAllGrownUp Mithra]]''': [[NarratorAllAlong And that...was how my father lived.]]]]

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-> [[spoiler:'''[[SheIsAllGrownUp Mithra]]''': [[NarratorAllAlong And that...was how my father lived.]]]]]]]]

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11th Apr '16 9:06:46 PM Eagal
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The long version: Asura is one of the eight Guardian Generals, demigods assigned to protect the world of Gaea and its inhabitants from the [[TheHeartless Gohma]]. After their latest victory, the other seven demigod generals kill his wife, kidnap his daughter, and frame him for murdering the emperor, all in an attempt to destroy the Gohma once and for all. When Asura confronts them, he is killed and cast down to [[TheUnderworld Naraka]]. But a mere thing like death cannot keep a demigod like Asura down for long, and quite understandably, he is pissed. After spending several millennia climbing out of Naraka and emerging into a very changed mortal world, Asura sets out to rescue his daughter and [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge get his revenge]] on his fellow Guardian Generals, who now call themselves the Seven Deities.

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The long version: In a story that draws heavily from Myth/HinduMythology, Asura is one of the eight Guardian Generals, demigods assigned to protect the world of Gaea and its inhabitants from the [[TheHeartless Gohma]]. After their latest victory, the other seven demigod generals kill his wife, kidnap his daughter, and frame him for murdering the emperor, all in an attempt to destroy the Gohma once and for all. When Asura confronts them, he is killed and cast down to [[TheUnderworld Naraka]]. But a mere thing like death cannot keep a demigod like Asura down for long, and quite understandably, he is pissed. After spending several millennia climbing out of Naraka and emerging into a very changed mortal world, Asura sets out to rescue his daughter and [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge get his revenge]] on his fellow Guardian Generals, who now call themselves the Seven Deities.



* [[SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou Asura Is About to Smash Your Face In]]



* BewareTheNiceOnes:
** Yasha. On the outside, the guy's a BadassPacifist who [[spoiler:along with Deus]] wants nothing more than to exterminate the Gohma from threatening the world. Just don't waste countless lives on something pointless if you don't want a ki slash through your torso.

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* BewareTheNiceOnes:
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BewareTheNiceOnes: Yasha. On the outside, the guy's a BadassPacifist who [[spoiler:along with Deus]] wants nothing more than to exterminate the Gohma from threatening the world. Just don't waste countless lives on something pointless if you don't want a ki slash through your torso.



* BloodKnight: Augus.

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* %%* BloodKnight: Augus.



** GodsNeedPrayerBadly
* [[spoiler:CliffHanger: The ending to True Episode 18]].

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** GodsNeedPrayerBadly
* [[spoiler:CliffHanger: CliffHanger: The ending to True Episode 18]].18.



* [[spoiler:ColonyDrop: The head of the Karma Fortress crashes down on Gaea at the end of Episode 19.]]

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* [[spoiler:ColonyDrop: ColonyDrop: The head of the Karma Fortress crashes down on Gaea [[spoiler:Gaea at the end of Episode 19.]]



** DirtyOldMan: During his speech to Asura in the hot springs, one of the things Augus says along with fighting is sleeping with beautiful women. [[BreadEggsBreadedEggs Fighting with them, too.]]
* TheCorruption / TheHeartless: The Gohma, which are stated as being corrupt, impure beings that take the form of rocky and [[MagmaMan lava-esue]] animals. The strongest of them all are planet-sized, and can easily destroy planets casually, and nearly destroyed mankind. It took the combined power of Asura and the other Demigods to defeat them the first time around, but they make a comeback. This cycle has been going on for some time even before the game's story begins.

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** DirtyOldMan: During his speech to Asura in the hot springs, one of the things Augus says along with fighting is sleeping with beautiful women. [[BreadEggsBreadedEggs Fighting with them, too.]]
* TheCorruption / TheHeartless: TheCorruption: The Gohma, which are stated as being corrupt, impure beings that take the form of rocky and [[MagmaMan lava-esue]] animals. The strongest of them all are planet-sized, and can easily destroy planets casually, and nearly destroyed mankind. It took the combined power of Asura and the other Demigods to defeat them the first time around, but they make a comeback. This cycle has been going on for some time even before the game's story begins.



* DarkIsNotEvil[=/=]TheSacredDarkness: Technically, the Gohma are natural, being Gaea's defense mechanism as the balance was disrupted by the removal of souls. Unfortunately, this puts them at conflict with humanity.

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* DarkIsNotEvil[=/=]TheSacredDarkness: DarkIsNotEvil: Technically, the Gohma are natural, being Gaea's defense mechanism as the balance was disrupted by the removal of souls. Unfortunately, this puts them at conflict with humanity.



* DeathEqualsRedemption: None of the reincarnated characters in TheStinger of Episode 22 have any of the evil traits they had as Demi-gods.]]



* [[HumanPinCushion Demigod Pin Cushion]]: Asura is first seen in the first trailer skewered by several spears. [[{{Determinator}} Doesn't stop him, though]].



* [[spoiler:DidYouJustFlipOffCthulhu: Done to Chakravartin after refusing to take over his role as the watcher and guide of the world of Gaea.]]

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* [[spoiler:DidYouJustFlipOffCthulhu: DidYouJustFlipOffCthulhu: Done to Chakravartin after refusing to take over his role as the watcher and guide of the world of Gaea.]]



* DirtyOldMan: During his speech to Asura in the hot springs, one of the things Augus says along with fighting is sleeping with beautiful women. [[BreadEggsBreadedEggs Fighting with them, too.]]



* ExactWords: Extend Hand. You do.



* FinalBossNewDimension:
** Played straight with [[spoiler:[[TrueFinalBoss Chakravartin]], where you fight him in both Naraka and its Event Horizon]].
* {{Fictionary}}[=/=]SpeakingSimlish: The humans speak a language that generally goes untranslated during cutscenes. The demigods are capable of understanding and communicating with them, however.

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* FinalBossNewDimension:
** Played straight with [[spoiler:[[TrueFinalBoss Chakravartin]], where you
FinalBossNewDimension: [[TrueFinalBoss Chakravartin]]. You fight him in both Naraka and its Event Horizon]].
Horizon.
* {{Fictionary}}[=/=]SpeakingSimlish: {{Fictionary}}: The humans speak a language that generally goes untranslated during cutscenes. The demigods are capable of understanding and communicating with them, however.



* [[spoiler:GaiasVengeance: The true nature of the Gohma. Vlitra embodies the planet's very will]].
** Subverted since [[spoiler:Gaia was manipulated by Chakravartin. The planet was also just one of its pawns.]]
* [[spoiler:GainaxEnding[=/=]SequelHook: The True Ending.]]



* GaiasVengeance: The true nature of the Gohma. Vlitra embodies the planet's very will.
** Subverted since [[spoiler:Gaia was manipulated by Chakravartin. The planet was also just one of its pawns.]]
* GainaxEnding: The True Ending.



* {{Gotterdammerung}}: The Seven Deities all die one by one, but the ultimate end happens in [[spoiler:the double knockout of [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome Chakravartin and Asura. Technically, Asura kills Chakravartin, but since he's the god of Mantra and Life]], [[TheMagicGoesAway he dies too]].]]

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%%* GodsNeedPrayerBadly
* {{Gotterdammerung}}: The Seven Deities all die one by one, but the ultimate end happens in [[spoiler:the double knockout of [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome Chakravartin and Asura. Technically, Asura kills Chakravartin, but since he's the god of Mantra and Life]], Life, [[TheMagicGoesAway he dies too]].]]



* Myth/HinduMythology: Chock full of it.



* [[HotSpringsEpisode Hot Springs Scene]]: Asura talks with his master in one.
* HopelessBossFight / ControllableHelplessness: In what can be described as inversion of this trope, this happens not to the player, but [[spoiler:the TrueFinalBoss, Chakravartin. It is ''glorious''.]]

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* [[HotSpringsEpisode Hot Springs Scene]]: HotSpringsEpisode: Asura talks with his master in one.
* HopelessBossFight / ControllableHelplessness: HopelessBossFight: In what can be described as inversion of this trope, this happens not to the player, but [[spoiler:the TrueFinalBoss, Chakravartin. It is ''glorious''.]]



* [[spoiler:HumanResources]]

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* [[spoiler:HumanResources]]HumanPinCushion: Asura is first seen in the first trailer skewered by several spears. [[{{Determinator}} Doesn't stop him, though]].
* HumanResources



* [[spoiler:KillEmAll: In the end, the only named character that is still alive is Mithra.]]

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* [[spoiler:KillEmAll: KillEmAll: In the end, the only named character that is still alive is Mithra.[[spoiler:Mithra.]]



* [[LegendaryInTheSequel Legendary in the Future]]: [[spoiler:Thanks to Adult Mithra telling the story of her father and having it passed down for generations, Asura is basically this, even hundreds of millions of years later into the future. (Hopefully this won't compromise his AGodIAmNot stance.)]]



* [[MacrossMissileMassacre Macross Spear Massacre]]:

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* [[MacrossMissileMassacre Macross Spear Massacre]]:MacrossMissileMassacre:



* NamedWeapons / ICallItVera: Augus's blade is called [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Wailing Dark]].

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* NamedWeapons / ICallItVera: NamedWeapons: Augus's blade is called [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Wailing Dark]].



* [[OminousLatinChanting Ominous Buddhist / Hindu Chanting]]: True to form of taking influence from these particular mythologies, it's all over the place in the soundtrack.

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* [[OminousLatinChanting Ominous Buddhist / Hindu Chanting]]: OminousLatinChanting: True to form of taking influence from these particular mythologies, it's Ominous Buddhist / Hindu Chanting is all over the place in the soundtrack.



* [[spoiler:{{Orochi}}: Gohma Vlitra's True form is this, and is probably the biggest depiction of an Orochi to date.]]

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* [[spoiler:{{Orochi}}: {{Orochi}}: Gohma Vlitra's True form is this, and is probably the biggest depiction of an Orochi to date.]]



* PowerFloats

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* %%* PowerFloats



* RapidFireFisticuffs

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* RapidFireFisticuffsRapidFireFisticuffs: Asura's checklist is basically Step 1: Find guy I hate. Step 2: Punch the shit out of him as fast as Asuraly possible. Step 3: Repeat.



* RedOniBlueOni: Asura and Yasha, respectively. The energy they release when attacking is ColorCodedForYourConvenience.

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* %%* RedOniBlueOni: Asura and Yasha, respectively. The energy they release when attacking is ColorCodedForYourConvenience.



* [[spoiler:{{Reincarnation}}: Heavily implied in TheStinger.]]
* [[spoiler:[[DeathEqualsRedemption Reincarnation Equals Redemption]]: None of the reincarnated characters in TheStinger of Episode 22 have any of the evil traits they had as Demi-gods.]]

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* [[spoiler:{{Reincarnation}}: {{Reincarnation}}: Heavily implied in TheStinger.]]
* [[spoiler:[[DeathEqualsRedemption Reincarnation Equals Redemption]]: None of the reincarnated characters in TheStinger of Episode 22 have any of the evil traits they had as Demi-gods.]]



* RuleOfCool

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* %%* RuleOfCool



* SceneryPorn / TheWorldIsJustAwesome: Two Words. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRF9kXwkaHQ Episode 1.]] Nothing more needs to be said.

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* SceneryPorn / TheWorldIsJustAwesome: Two Words. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRF9kXwkaHQ Episode 1.]] Nothing more needs to be said.%%* SceneryPorn


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%%* SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou
11th Apr '16 8:54:08 PM Eagal
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* MaleFrontalNudity / FreezeFrameBonus(?): Take a close look at [[http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-N7PxTu85uUw/Tx9e9_72Wt/AAAAAAAAfao/cIyUdJR12ZM/s1600/snapshot20120114083423.jpg this screenshot]] if you dare ({{NSFW}}).
11th Apr '16 8:52:40 PM Eagal
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* [[spoiler:TheMagicGoesAway: With Chakravartin dead, Mantra no longer exists, and now all the former Demi-gods that haven't died now age like regular people. TheStinger, however, [[TheEndOrIsIt hints that it might of came back.]]]]

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* [[spoiler:TheMagicGoesAway: TheMagicGoesAway: With Chakravartin dead, Mantra [[spoiler:Mantra no longer exists, and now all the former Demi-gods that haven't died now age like regular people. people.]] TheStinger, however, [[TheEndOrIsIt hints that it might of came back.]]]]]]
27th Mar '16 9:22:41 PM AnotherGamer
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* SpaceBattle: Several occur throughout the game. The most epic one of all is in the DLC Part IV, Nirvana. [[spoiler:During the final fight with Chakravartin, Asura becomes the extremely huge planet-sized Destructor Asura, and starts flying towards Chakravartin as he throws planets and stars at you like they are basketballs, and causes a star to supernova just to kill you! It's really cool!]]

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* SpaceBattle: Several occur throughout the game. The most epic one of all is in the DLC Part IV, Nirvana. [[spoiler:During the final fight with Chakravartin, Asura becomes the extremely huge planet-sized Destructor Asura, and starts flying towards Chakravartin as he throws planets and stars at you like they are basketballs, and causes a star to supernova just to kill you! It's really cool!]]you!]]
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