History VideoGame / RatchetAndClankUpYourArsenal

1st Jul '17 10:54:54 AM Doc-Shildra
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* RiseToTheChallenge: The fifth Vid-Comic features this, with a steadily rising level of frigid water.

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* RiseToTheChallenge: The fifth Vid-Comic features this, with a steadily rising level of frigid water.boiling acid.
30th Jun '17 1:56:43 AM MysteriousZorua1994
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* AndNowForSomeoneCompletelyDifferent: This is the first game in the franchise where Qwark is playable, albeit in the "Qwark Vid Comics".



** [[WhipItGood Plasma/Quantum Whip]]. It is a melee weapon that ''needs ammunition'' and it is very weak even among starting weapons. Needless to say, it won't see much use.

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** [[WhipItGood Plasma/Quantum Whip]]. It is a melee weapon that ''needs ammunition'' and it is very weak even among starting weapons. Needless to say, it won't see much use.use outside of crowd control.



* BareYourMidriff: Courtney Gears.
* BewareTheNiceOnes: An in-game meta example. The Annihilation Nation announcer says that most people know Ratchet as Secret Agent Clank's bumbling chauffeur. Said bumbling chauffeur then goes and blows a ton of crap up in the arena with weapons as big as he is.

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* %%* BareYourMidriff: Courtney Gears.
* BewareTheNiceOnes: An in-game meta example. The Annihilation Nation announcer says that most people know Ratchet as [[ShowWithinAShow Secret Agent Clank's Clank's]] bumbling chauffeur. Said bumbling chauffeur then goes and blows a ton of crap up in the arena with weapons as big as he is.



** [[spoiler:Captain Qwark]] of all people pulls this off at the end of the game, just in time to [[spoiler:save Ratchet from getting killed by the Bio-bliterator.]]

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** [[spoiler:Captain Qwark]] of all people pulls this off at the end of the game, just in time to [[spoiler:save Ratchet and all of Veldin from getting killed robotized by the Bio-bliterator.Biobliterator.]]



* BondOneLiner: Appropriately enough, Clank gets one in the "Secret Agent Clank" films at the beginning and end of the game. Clank [[spoiler:(or rather Klunk)]] also gets one after the Courtney Gears boss battle.

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* BondOneLiner: Appropriately enough, Clank gets one in the "Secret Agent Clank" films at the beginning and end of the game. Clank [[spoiler:(or rather Klunk)]] also gets one after the Courtney Gears boss battle.is killed.



* BossRemix: The boss theme for the fight against [[spoiler:Courtney Gears]] is a remix of "Death to Squishies".
* BrainUploading: [[spoiler: A cross between this and WeCanRebuildHim is what caused Nefarious to become the robot he is now after a horrible accident at the hands of Qwark while he was still organic, though it's never quite explained which is more accurate.]]

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* BossRemix: The boss theme for the fight against [[spoiler:Courtney Gears]] Courtney Gears is a remix of "Death to Squishies".
* BrainUploading: [[spoiler: A [[spoiler:A cross between this and WeCanRebuildHim is what caused Nefarious to become the robot he is now after a horrible accident at the hands of Qwark while he was still organic, though it's never quite explained which is more accurate.]]



** Also in the 4th Vidcomic you visit Qwark's training course as Qwark.

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** Also in the 4th Vidcomic you visit Qwark's training course [[AndNowForSomeoneCompletelyDifferent as Qwark.Qwark]].



** Some music tracks were used in previous games. [[spoiler: Leviathan Crash Site]] reuses the music from Blargian Snagglebeast BossBattle from [[VideoGame/RatchetAndClank2002 the original game]], normal arena challenges use the one from Aranos [[spoiler: after you escape from prison]] from the [[VideoGame/RatchetAndClankGoingCommando previous installment]], BossBattle here has the same track as Jet Fighter Segment on Pokitaru and finally, the last planet has the same track as the Jet Fighter segment on [[spoiler: Drek's Fleet]] (both first game). And of course Metropolis and Blackwater City keep their themes.
* ChangedMyMindKid: Ratchet and Clank find Captain Qwark [[spoiler:after he faked his death so he wouldn't have to actually risk his life, and are unable to convince him to continue fighting. Later on, in the final boss battle, he comes dramatically sailing in on his spaceship, pumping rounds into the boss.]]

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** Some music tracks were used in previous games. [[spoiler: Leviathan [[spoiler:The Leviathan's Crash Site]] reuses the music from Blargian Snagglebeast BossBattle from [[VideoGame/RatchetAndClank2002 the original game]], normal arena challenges use the one from Aranos [[spoiler: after [[spoiler:after you escape from prison]] from the [[VideoGame/RatchetAndClankGoingCommando previous installment]], BossBattle here has the same track as Jet Fighter Segment on Pokitaru and finally, the last planet has the same track as the Jet Fighter segment on [[spoiler: Drek's [[spoiler:Drek's Fleet]] (both first game). And of course Metropolis and Blackwater City keep their themes.
* ChangedMyMindKid: Ratchet and Clank find Captain Qwark [[spoiler:after he faked his death so he wouldn't have to actually risk his life, and are unable to convince him to continue fighting.fighting, with Ratchet even calling Qwark a DirtyCoward. Later on, in the final boss battle, he comes dramatically sailing in on his spaceship, pumping rounds into the boss.]]



* CharlesAtlasSuperpower: One of the vid-comics shows Qwark stowing away on Nefarious' spaceship by clinging onto it for dear life, and survives the six-day space travel by ''holding his breath the whole trip.'' While it sounds like something Qwark would embellish, the game ''Size Matters'' would retroactively reveal that he could actually do this.

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* CharlesAtlasSuperpower: One of the vid-comics shows Qwark stowing away on Nefarious' spaceship by clinging onto it for dear life, and survives the six-day space travel by ''holding his breath the whole trip.'' While it sounds like something Qwark would embellish, the (non-canon) game ''Size Matters'' would retroactively reveal that he could actually do this.



** Courtney Gears appears for the first time when you first win on Annihilation Nation, before you discover her role in [[spoiler:Nefarious's plot]].

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** Courtney Gears appears for the first time when you first win on Annihilation Nation, before you discover her role in [[spoiler:Nefarious's plot]].Nefarious's plot.



** Quark in a Tutu: Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Circle, Square, Square while being in a Quark vidcomic (not select screen, the vidcomic itself). This one is also referenced by Al InUniverse.

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** Quark Qwark in a Tutu: Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Circle, Square, Square while being in a Quark Qwark vidcomic (not select screen, the vidcomic itself). This one is also referenced by Al InUniverse.



* DeveloperRoom: The Insomniac Museum, again.

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* %%* DeveloperRoom: The Insomniac Museum, again.



* TheDragon: [[spoiler:Courtney Gears]].

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* %%* TheDragon: [[spoiler:Courtney Gears]].Courtney Gears.



* EmbarrassingNickname: [[spoiler:Courtney Gears]] calls Dr. Nefarious "Snookie Wookums".

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* EmbarrassingNickname: [[spoiler:Courtney Gears]] Courtney Gears calls Dr. Nefarious "Snookie Wookums".Wookums".
%%* EvilAllAlong: Courtney Gears



* FaceHeelTurn:
** [[spoiler:Courtney Gears]] pulls this off.
** For a while, Clank's [[spoiler:red eyes and evil grin]] may look like he might pull this off, himself. [[spoiler:Of course, we later learn he is not really Clank]].

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* FaceHeelTurn:
** [[spoiler:Courtney Gears]] pulls this off.
**
FaceHeelTurn: For a while, Clank's [[spoiler:red eyes and evil grin]] may look like he might pull this off, himself. [[spoiler:Of course, we later learn he is not really Clank]].



** TheDarkChick: [[spoiler:Courtney Gears]]

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** TheDarkChick: [[spoiler:Courtney [[EvilDiva Courtney]] [[{{Sadist}} Gears]]



*** SixthRanger [[spoiler:[[SixthRangerTraitor Traitor]]]]: Courtney Gears

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*** SixthRanger [[spoiler:[[SixthRangerTraitor Traitor]]]]: [[SixthRangerTraitor Traitor]]: Courtney Gears



** "I can't! You're my cousin's uncle's sister...ooh!"

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** "I can't! You're my cousin's uncle's sister...ooh!"son...!" *slap* LIES!!



* HurricaneKick: Courtney Gears and her backup dancers.
* IgnoredEnamoredUnderling: Courtney Gears.

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* %%* HurricaneKick: Courtney Gears and her backup dancers.
* %%* IgnoredEnamoredUnderling: Courtney Gears.



* MarathonLevel: Annihilation Nation includes optional [[MonsterArena arena challenge]], which has 100 rounds, 50th and 100th one is a boss fight, and switches between rounds with different conditions encountered during previous challenges.

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* MarathonLevel: Annihilation Nation includes an optional [[MonsterArena arena challenge]], challenge]] called the Qwarktastic Challenge (that was only beaten once by Captain Qwark himself), which has 100 rounds, with the 50th and 100th one is a ones as boss fight, fights, and switches between rounds with different conditions encountered during previous challenges.



** Courtney Gears is an obvious spoof of singers like Music/BritneySpears.

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** Courtney Gears is an obvious spoof of singers like Music/BritneySpears.Music/BritneySpears (in English) and Music/KodaKumi (in Japanese).



* SequelHook: [[spoiler:It's made very clear that Nefarious and Lawrence survived the blast at the end of the game.]]

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* SequelHook: [[spoiler:It's made very clear that Nefarious and Lawrence [[VideoGame/RatchetAndClankFutureACrackInTime survived the blast at the end of the game.game]].]]



* SummonBackupDancers: One of [[spoiler:Courtney Gears']] moves during their battle.
* TheVoice: The Annihilation Nation announcer.

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* SummonBackupDancers: One of [[spoiler:Courtney Gears']] Courtney Gears' moves during their battle.
* %%* TheVoice: The Annihilation Nation announcer.



* VillainSong: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6JNhWfejAQ Death to Squishies]], [[spoiler:Courtney Gears]]' [[LyricalDissonance peppy little]] declaration of robotic genocidal hate.

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* VillainSong: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6JNhWfejAQ Death to Squishies]], [[spoiler:Courtney Gears]]' Courtney Gears' [[LyricalDissonance peppy little]] declaration of robotic genocidal hate.
22nd Jun '17 11:36:10 AM Etheru
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* ContinuityNod: If you have a save file of ''Going Commando'', Slim will give you one of the games' weapons for free, and say that Fizzwidget gives his regards.
21st Jun '17 12:27:28 PM RandomNumberReactor
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** The game also try to make you think the fourth Vidcomic is the last one. However, in vidcomic selection you have five slots, and like for previous example there is a skill point to be obtained in the last.

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** The game also try tries to make you think the fourth Vidcomic is the last one. However, in vidcomic selection you have five slots, and like for previous example there is a skill point to be obtained in the last.
21st Jun '17 12:27:01 PM RandomNumberReactor
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** The game also try to make you think the fourth Vidcomic is the last one. However, in vidcomic selection you have five slots, and like for previous example there is a skill point to be obtained in the last.
14th Jun '17 6:30:41 AM DienShihGeng
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* CrosshairAware: Terrible Two. Averted with Tyrrhanoid Rocket Turrets, annoyingly enough.

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* CrosshairAware: Terrible Two. Averted Two and Doctor Nefarious. They will first paint the battlefield with Tyrrhanoid Rocket Turrets, annoyingly enough.crosshairs before [[MacrossMissileMassacre raining down missiles]].


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* HomingProjectile: The Tyrrhanoid Rocket Turrets fire homing missiles that will actively drop on Ratchet.
9th Jun '17 9:04:31 AM RandomNumberReactor
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** Some music tracks were used in previous games. [[spoiler: Leviathan Crash Site]] reuses the music from Blargian Snagglebeast BossBattle from [[VideoGame/RatchetAndClank2002 the original game]], normal arena challenges use the one from Aranos [[spoiler: after you escape from prison]] from the [[VideoGame/RatchetAndClankGoingCommando previous installment]], BossBattle here has the same track as Jet Fighter Segment on Pokitaru and finally, the last planet has the same track as the Jet Fighter segment on [[spoiler: Drek's Fleet]] (both first game).

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** Some music tracks were used in previous games. [[spoiler: Leviathan Crash Site]] reuses the music from Blargian Snagglebeast BossBattle from [[VideoGame/RatchetAndClank2002 the original game]], normal arena challenges use the one from Aranos [[spoiler: after you escape from prison]] from the [[VideoGame/RatchetAndClankGoingCommando previous installment]], BossBattle here has the same track as Jet Fighter Segment on Pokitaru and finally, the last planet has the same track as the Jet Fighter segment on [[spoiler: Drek's Fleet]] (both first game). And of course Metropolis and Blackwater City keep their themes.


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* ChargedAttack: Shock Blaster from V2 onward.


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* CrosshairAware: Terrible Two. Averted with Tyrrhanoid Rocket Turrets, annoyingly enough.
9th Jun '17 8:50:57 AM RandomNumberReactor
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* LastChanceHitPoint: A variation of this. You can acquire Nano Pak which stores any supplemental [[HitPoints nanotech]] you find when already at full health (maximum 30 points). If Ratchet receives a fatal hit with some nanotech in Nano Pak, it is restored to him instead of him being knocked out.
9th Jun '17 4:56:39 AM RandomNumberReactor
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** Fully upgraded Ultrashield Launcher returns fire to enemies and can drain health from enemies and restore it to Ratchet, but former is weak and the latter doesn't work unless Ratchet is close to one of shields (enemies thankfully don't need to be that close to shield). Also the shields are stationary and don't give any indication of when they will wear off, meaning your protective barrier can fade away at any time, exposing you to shots.

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** Fully upgraded Ultrashield Launcher returns fire to enemies and can drain health from enemies and restore it to Ratchet, but the former is weak and the latter doesn't work unless Ratchet is close to one of shields (enemies thankfully don't need to be that close to shield). Also the shields are stationary and don't give any indication of when they will wear off, meaning your protective barrier can fade away at any time, exposing you to shots.
9th Jun '17 4:13:34 AM RandomNumberReactor
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* Cool Ship:

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* Cool Ship:CoolShip:
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