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19th Sep '16 11:40:06 AM Blazer999
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** Unused sprites, unused (and sometimes very terrifying-looking) battle backgrounds, a picture of a gas station, and a giant pig balloon of some sort are just a fraction of the unused graphics in the game.

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** Unused sprites, unused (and sometimes very terrifying-looking) battle backgrounds, a picture of a gas station, and a giant pig balloon of some sort are just a fraction of the unused graphics in the game. Some of the sprites even bear an odd resemblance to a certain Universal Cosmic Destroyer...
16th Sep '16 8:50:54 PM EdwardGil
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* HopelessBossFight: The Zombishroom. The entire party has 1 hp and 0 pp each; unless you continue the plot by eating the hallucinogenic mushrooms, which alters the fight. If you hack to beat it, after the fight you're standing in front of it again.
18th Aug '16 10:06:46 AM MelancholyUtopia
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* ModestRoyalty: Princess is Kumatora's title, yet she only sports simplistic purple attire.
6th Aug '16 12:35:36 PM BobRiddle
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** Leder's speech. See PlayingThePlayer above.
1st Aug '16 10:46:33 AM Sammettik
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* [[spoiler:AllForNothing]]: One interpretation to the ending.

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* [[spoiler:AllForNothing]]: AllForNothing: One interpretation to the ending.



* [[spoiler:AmbiguousEnding]]

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* %%* [[spoiler:AmbiguousEnding]]



* [[spoiler:ApocalypseWow]][=/=][[spoiler:ApocalypticMontage]]: [[spoiler:During the ending, though moving, the following "The End?" message shows they somehow survived.]]

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* [[spoiler:ApocalypseWow]][=/=][[spoiler:ApocalypticMontage]]: ApocalypticMontage: [[spoiler:During the ending, though moving, the following "The End?" message shows they somehow survived.]]



** [[spoiler:ArmyOfTheAges]]

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** %%** [[spoiler:ArmyOfTheAges]]



* BadassBeard[=/=]BadassMustache: Flint and Duster both have one of each.

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* BadassBeard[=/=]BadassMustache: BadassBeard: Flint and Duster both have one of each.both.



* BlackMage[=/=]BlackMagicianGirl: Kumatora.
* [[spoiler:BlackScreenOfDeath: At the end of the final battle. On-screen text is the only indication as to what's happening.]]

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* BlackMage[=/=]BlackMagicianGirl: BlackMagicianGirl: Kumatora.
* [[spoiler:BlackScreenOfDeath: BlackScreenOfDeath: At the end of the final battle. On-screen [[spoiler:On-screen text is the only indication as to what's happening.]]



*** AmusementPark[=/=]CrappyCarnival[=/=]SouvenirLand

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*** AmusementPark[=/=]CrappyCarnival[=/=]SouvenirLand%%*** AmusementPark



* [[spoiler:CainAndAbel]]: Claus and Lucas are this. [[BrainwashedAndCrazy Not that they want to.]]

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* [[spoiler:CainAndAbel]]: CainAndAbel: Claus and Lucas are this. [[BrainwashedAndCrazy Not that they want to.]]



* CampGay[=/=]CampStraight: Subverted with the Magypsies, as they are somehow neither. Their personalities and physical appearances fit the camp trope like a sock, but according to Alec, [[NoBiologicalSex none of them have genders]]. They just act and dress that way because it's how they like to act and dress.

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* CampGay[=/=]CampStraight: CampGay: Subverted with the Magypsies, as they are somehow neither.Magypsies. Their personalities and physical appearances fit the camp trope like a sock, but according to Alec, [[NoBiologicalSex none of them have genders]]. They just act and dress that way because it's how they like to act and dress.



* OneWingedAngel / ClippedWingAngel: Played with during the battle with [[spoiler:Porky]]. After defeating his SpiderMech, [[spoiler:he seals himself away in the Absolutely Safe Capsule. He can't hurt you, but you can't hurt him either, leaving you at an impasse.]]

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* OneWingedAngel / ClippedWingAngel: Played with during the battle with [[spoiler:Porky]]. After defeating his SpiderMech, [[spoiler:he seals himself away in the Absolutely Safe Capsule. He can't hurt you, but you can't hurt him either, leaving you at an impasse.]]



* [[spoiler:CosyCatastrophe]]

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* [[spoiler:CosyCatastrophe]]%%* CosyCatastrophe



* CreditsMedley

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* %%* CreditsMedley



* CueTheRain[=/=]TemptingFate: In Chapter 1, Ed says the only thing that can make things stranger is if it were to start raining. Guess what happens.

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* CueTheRain[=/=]TemptingFate: CueTheRain: In Chapter 1, Ed says the only thing that can make things stranger is if it were to start raining. Guess what happens.



* [[spoiler:DeceasedParentsAreTheBest]]: Sadly enough, [[spoiler:Hinawa is killed in the first few minutes of the game. While the game exemplifies that Hinawa is a great mother throughout the whole game, Flint, on the other hand, is seen as neglectful and distant towards Lucas after her death (that is, in the search of Lucas's brother, Claus). However, Flint makes it up during the final battle between Claus and Lucas.]]

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* [[spoiler:DeceasedParentsAreTheBest]]: DeceasedParentsAreTheBest: Sadly enough, [[spoiler:Hinawa is killed in the first few minutes of the game. While the game exemplifies that Hinawa is a great mother throughout the whole game, Flint, on the other hand, is seen as neglectful and distant towards Lucas after her death (that is, in the search of Lucas's brother, Claus). However, Flint makes it up during the final battle between Claus and Lucas.]]



* [[spoiler:DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[DrivenToSuicide After Claus comes back to his senses and regains his memories, he electrocutes himself.]] [[TearJerker In his last moments, he embraces Lucas like a brother should, and is cradled by him until he dies]].]]

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* [[spoiler:DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[DrivenToSuicide DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[spoiler:[[DrivenToSuicide After Claus comes back to his senses and regains his memories, he electrocutes himself.]] [[TearJerker In his last moments, he embraces Lucas like a brother should, and is cradled by him until he dies]].]]



* {{Dramedy}}

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* %%* {{Dramedy}}



* EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs[=/=]DinosaursAreDragons: The Dragos.

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* EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs[=/=]DinosaursAreDragons: EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs: The Dragos.



* FantasticRankSystem[=/=]CustomUniform: The Pigmask Army has a small ranking system that you meet throughout the whole game:

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* FantasticRankSystem[=/=]CustomUniform: FantasticRankSystem: The Pigmask Army has a small ranking system that you meet throughout the whole game:



* GoodMorningCrono

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* %%* GoodMorningCrono



* HeKnowsAboutTimedHits

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* %%* HeKnowsAboutTimedHits



* HelloInsertNameHere

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* %%* HelloInsertNameHere



* [[spoiler:HeroicSuicide]]

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* [[spoiler:HeroicSuicide]]%%* HeroicSuicide



* IdleAnimation

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* %%* IdleAnimation



* [[spoiler:ImpersonatingTheEvilTwin]]: Not on purpose, though.
* [[spoiler:IMissMom]]

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* [[spoiler:ImpersonatingTheEvilTwin]]: ImpersonatingTheEvilTwin: Not on purpose, though.
* [[spoiler:IMissMom]]%%* IMissMom



* IronicNickname[=/=]PeaceAndLoveIncorporated: Tower of Peace and Love: STAY AWAY!

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* IronicNickname[=/=]PeaceAndLoveIncorporated: IronicNickname: Tower of Peace and Love: STAY AWAY!



* ItsAllUpstairsFromHere[=/=]TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon: [[spoiler:The Empire Porky Building.]] Then you fall down a shaft/elevator for what seems like forever and descend a long staircase to get to [[spoiler:Porky, The Masked Man, and the final Needle.]]

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* ItsAllUpstairsFromHere[=/=]TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon: ItsAllUpstairsFromHere: [[spoiler:The Empire Porky Building.]] Then you fall down a shaft/elevator for what seems like forever and descend a long staircase to get to [[spoiler:Porky, The Masked Man, and the final Needle.]]



* {{Leitmotif}}[=/=]RecurringRiff: Many, but most notably the militaristic-yet-juvenile Pigmask Anthem and the poignant Love Theme.

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* {{Leitmotif}}[=/=]RecurringRiff: {{Leitmotif}}: Many, but most notably the militaristic-yet-juvenile Pigmask Anthem and the poignant Love Theme.



* LookWhatICanDoNow

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* %%* LookWhatICanDoNow



* LowCultureHighTech

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* %%* LowCultureHighTech



* MachiavelliWasWrong

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* %%* MachiavelliWasWrong



* MetalSlime[=/=]DiscOneNuke: Beanlings, Black Beanlings, Soot Dumplings, Bright Smiles, Top Dogfishes and more... and it's perhaps the only game to ''subvert'' it with the Mystery Metal Monkey, which gives you good experience when you beat it... [[spoiler:just not in the CharacterLevel sense.]]

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* MetalSlime[=/=]DiscOneNuke: MetalSlime: Beanlings, Black Beanlings, Soot Dumplings, Bright Smiles, Top Dogfishes and more... and it's perhaps the only game to ''subvert'' it with the Mystery Metal Monkey, which gives you good experience when you beat it... [[spoiler:just not in the CharacterLevel sense.]]



* MonsterCompendium

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* %%* MonsterCompendium



** EverybodyMustGetStoned
* MusicalGameplay

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** %%** EverybodyMustGetStoned
* %%* MusicalGameplay



* NewNeoCity / PunnyName: New Pork City.

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* NewNeoCity / PunnyName: NewNeoCity: New Pork City.



* NominalImportance: [[AvertedTrope Averted.]] Minor characters are given names, many of them {{shout out}}s to famous people, such as Bronson, Paul and Linda.
** Don't forget Nichol and Richie.
*** And of course, [[Creator/AbbottAndCostello Bud and Lou.]]

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* NominalImportance: [[AvertedTrope Averted.]] Minor characters are given names, many of them {{shout out}}s to famous people, such as Bronson, Paul and Linda.
** Don't forget Nichol and Richie.
***
Paul, Linda, Nichol, Richie. And of course, [[Creator/AbbottAndCostello Bud and Lou.]]



* [[spoiler:OrphansOrdeal]]: Technically not an orphan, but [[ParentalAbandonment might as well be]]. [[TheWoobie Poor kid...]]

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* [[spoiler:OrphansOrdeal]]: OrphansOrdeal: Technically not an orphan, but [[ParentalAbandonment might as well be]]. [[TheWoobie Poor kid...]]



* PsychicPowers

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* %%* PsychicPowers



* SavingTheWorld

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* %%* SavingTheWorld



* SequentialArt
** ConfusedQuestionMark

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* SequentialArt
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SequentialArt:
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** Lucas can also count as one once you are in control of Duster in Chapter 8.
** WrittenSoundEffect

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** Lucas can also count as one once you are in control of Duster in Chapter 8.
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* StoryboardingTheApocalypse

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* %%* StoryboardingTheApocalypse



* TakeYourTime

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* %%* TakeYourTime



* TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth[=/=]TooHappyToLive: [[spoiler:What happens to Lucas's family after Chapter 1.]]

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* TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth[=/=]TooHappyToLive: TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth: [[spoiler:What happens to Lucas's family after Chapter 1.]]



* VillainsActHeroesReact
* VillainBall[=/=]BondVillainStupidity: [[spoiler:Porky]] has a few moments, though it's pretty [[JustifiedTrope justified]] since he has the mental age of a child, and because he sees it all as just [[ItAmusedMe a big game]]. He does, at the end, [[JustShootHim just try to kill you]].

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* %%* VillainsActHeroesReact
* VillainBall[=/=]BondVillainStupidity: VillainBall: [[spoiler:Porky]] has a few moments, though it's pretty [[JustifiedTrope justified]] since he has the mental age of a child, and because he sees it all as just [[ItAmusedMe a big game]]. He does, at the end, [[JustShootHim just try to kill you]].



* VillainOpeningScene

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* %%* VillainOpeningScene



* VillainWorld

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* %%* VillainWorld
28th Jul '16 10:28:14 AM espeon65536
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* HarmlessElectrocution: When climbing Thunder Tower, Lucas gets hit by a stray bolt of lightning. Not only does this not hurt him at all, he even gains a new PSI from it, PK Flash.
20th Jul '16 4:43:49 PM tropette
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* {{Sexophone}}: Played inside [[spoiler: Porky's 'fan room'.]]
19th Jul '16 8:16:27 PM Starlight36
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* MagicByAnyOtherName: [[PsychicPowers PSI]], just like in its predecessors. Interestingly, though, at one point, Mother 3 actually ''was'' going to feature more traditional [=RPG=] magic, but ultimately, Itoi opted to bring back [=PSI=] instead.

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* MagicByAnyOtherName: [[PsychicPowers PSI]], just like in its predecessors. Interestingly, though, [[WhatCouldHaveBeen at one point, Mother 3 actually ''was'' actually]] ''[[WhatCouldHaveBeen was]]'' [[WhatCouldHaveBeen going to feature more traditional [=RPG=] magic, RPG magic,]] but ultimately, Itoi opted to bring back [=PSI=] instead.



* {{Whatever}}: This is an actual ''enemy'' in the game, and a normal reaction when you see things like [[http://walkthrough.starmen.net/mother3/image/enemies/whatever.png this]].



* WolfpackBoss: [[spoiler:The Mecha-Porkies]]. Even in a group of eleven, they'd be perfectly manageable if they didn't [[MadeOfExplodium explode]].

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* WolfpackBoss: [[spoiler:The Mecha-Porkies]]. Even in a group of eleven, they'd be perfectly manageable if they didn't [[MadeOfExplodium explode]].explode]] [[TakingYouWithMe when defeated.]]
** Earlier in the game, in Chapter 3, Salsa and Fassad fight a [[WolfPackBoss Wolf Pack]] MiniBoss in the form of three Gooey Goos.
19th Jul '16 7:59:01 PM Starlight36
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* LightEmUp: PK FLASH!

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* LightEmUp: PK FLASH!Flash! Although, it's actually mostly an ailment-inflicting technique.


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* MagicByAnyOtherName: [[PsychicPowers PSI]], just like in its predecessors. Interestingly, though, at one point, Mother 3 actually ''was'' going to feature more traditional [=RPG=] magic, but ultimately, Itoi opted to bring back [=PSI=] instead.
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