History Webcomic / CharbyTheVampirate

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The title is a bit deceptive because while the titular character is a main character, [[EnsembleCast he's not THE main character]]. The comic revolves around the trials and tribulations, lives and unlives of the various denizens of an isolated tourist town named "Kellwood". The comic typically focuses on the residents of a bizarre cabin in the woods, where Charby and his werewolf best friend Menu have accumulated a crowd of friends that now live there too. It also follows the goings-on of a somewhat amateur monster hunting organization that is keeping the evil beasties living in Kellwood's dense, mountainous forests from snacking on the town's residents. Currently the cast amounts to over 95 named characters, all with their own personalities.

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The title is a bit deceptive because while the titular character is a main character, [[EnsembleCast he's not THE main character]]. The comic revolves around the trials and tribulations, lives and unlives of the various denizens of an isolated tourist town named "Kellwood". The comic typically focuses on the residents of a bizarre cabin in the woods, where Charby and his werewolf best friend Menu have accumulated a crowd of friends that now live there too. It also follows the goings-on of a somewhat amateur monster hunting organization that is keeping the evil beasties living in Kellwood's dense, mountainous forests from snacking on the town's residents. Currently the cast amounts to over more than 95 named characters, all with their own personalities.




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* AbusiveParents: So so many. Zeno’s parents behaved as if they didn’t even have a son before abandoning him in a monster filled forest.Victor’s mother is a terrible woman who treats everything that goes even slightly wrong with him or his brother as his fault, jumps to the conclusion that his injuries and illnesses are a sign of a budding serial killer and drug-dealer and refuses to get him any help or properly cooperate with child services in order to ensure her family stays “normal”. Victor’s father supports his wife unconditionally and defends her adamantly to anyone who questions her horrible treatment of her children. Daray’s parents much preferred his elder brother and sent him on his dragon hunt intending he never return before disowning him and [[spoiler: putting a kill on sight bounty on him]].
* AccidentalMurder: Charby accidentally kills a teenager he only intended to frighten in order to teach the rude kid a lesson due to his poor control over his strength combined with relative human fragility.



* ActionGirl: The women working in Blaine’s hunter organization are all excellent shots with a crossbow and gun and decent to excellent martial artists as well.



* AdultFear: Children die at an alarming rate in Kellwood and on the edges of the forest which houses at least one powerful telepathic vampire that prefers human children as prey and a giant floating demon that looks like an oversized blue teddy bear when sitting that has eaten or vaporized at least 8 kids and likes to hang out by the park.
* AdultsAreUseless: Adults in Kellwood are generally useless as children are rarely seen with any sort of adult supervision. On a more specific note Victor was haunted by the supernatural trying to kill him growing up and parents who not only refused to believe anything he said about the attacks but that any attacks were happening at all.
* AffectionateGestureToTheHead: Bert ruffles Blaine's hair after saving a teen aged Blaine from a werewolf. Charby gives Vic a noogie after they reconcile.



* AllGirlsWantBadBoys: Torie claims she always liked bad boys and is interested in Daray to try and get him to drop his guard so she can kill him but he doesn't buy it for a minute.
* AllThereInTheManual: There is a fair amount of information not explicitly in the comic that can be found on the wiki or the author’s posts which explain things about some of the monsters in Kellwood and when things are taking place.
* AllMenArePerverts: A pretty face and a large bust size is all it takes to distract (and get lewd comments from) nearly all the male characters in the comic.



* AlternateUniverse: The wraith is from one, how he arrived in the one in which Charby and the others live is unknown.



* AndIMustScream: [[spoiler: Cyril]]’s fate of being pinned [[spoiler: by his own blade]] unable to move or die and reduced to a skeletal appearance.



* AnxietyDreams: Charby [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/1007 has these.]]

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* AnxietyDreams: Charby [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/1007 has these.]]]] After a friend looses control and [[spoiler: blows up Charby’s head]].



* TheAtoner: Daray sets out to atone for hunting dragons, and believing the lies about them he was fed as a child after befriending a half-dragon.



* BadassGrandpa: Victor’s grandfather, John Marlowe.

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* BadassGrandpa: Victor’s grandfather, John Marlowe. [[spoiler: John]] Marlowe, the most dangerous monster hunter in the series and ''his'' grandfather who fought [[spoiler: Ash Circle]] cultists in the 1920s.



* BeautifulAllAlong: Subverted, Charby removes a girl's glasses to use this to shame some bullies, they feel sorry for her instead.



* BigEater: Menu, and he's not terribly picky. Mannick and Yiska earned their places in the cabin by feeding him.

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* BigEater: Menu, Menulis has an insatiable appetite caused by constantly being wolfed out, he can and he's not terribly picky. has eaten a meal intended for all the cabin’s occupants. When there were ''fifteen'' of them. Mannick and Yiska earned their places in the cabin by feeding him.



* BigGuyRodeo: Charby hops on the backs of larger opponents during fights on several occasions, like with the monster from the pit that made its way into the cabin.



* BilingualBonus: For Geman speakers occasionally with Tony and sometimes for Spanish speakers with Zeno.
* BirthdayEpisode: Mye guesses at the right time of year for Charby’s birthday as he does not remember when it is and throws him a surprise party.
* BitchInSheepsClothing: Kimberly Marlowe has gone to great lengths to have herself and her family seen as “normal” while abusing one of her sons and giving preferential treatment to the other.
* BlackAndGrayMorality: The cabin contains a couple of mass murderers and several characters who are generally ok with this even if they don’t like killing or only kill under certain circumstances. This gets muddied at the comic progresses with the addition of new characters and character growth for the old.
* BlackComedy: Many deaths and maimings are played for laughs, especially those inflicted by Hex in the old archives.



* BeautifulAllAlong: Subverted, Charby removes a girl's glasses to use this to shame some bullies, they feel sorry for her instead.



** [[spoiler: John]] being first seen as a close up on his glowing eyes, showing the reflections of his opponents in his glasses.

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** [[spoiler: John]] being first seen as a close up on his glowing eyes, showing the reflections of his opponents as reflections in his glasses.



** The focus on Dr. Hayter's glasses.
** Zeno’s eyes [[EyeColorChange turn red]] when he’s possessed by the wraith.
* BrainlessBeauty: Hydrangea Benson who is easily distracted with the same “Look behind you trick” repeatedly.
* BreakTheCutie: Zeno had this happen to him before the story even started.
* BreakingAndBloodsucking: Charby did this at least once in the old archives, even though those in the house took measures to protect themselves from vampires.



* CameBackWrong:
** [[spoiler: Victoria]] has a significant personality change for the worse when she returns as a vampire.
** It is implied that [[spoiler: Zeno]]’s resurrection was left incomplete when the Orrotta that raised him were killed.
* CardCarryingVillain: “Devil Eyes” Quixoto, the skirt chasing, child hunting, telepathic ancient vampire with eerie glowing eyes.



* CentralTheme: Family is one, most of the main character have terrible or dead birth families but find new ones in each other.
* TheChessmaster: There is a reason Samrick rules over a grand alliance and multiple kingdoms in Kellwood.
* ChildrenAreInnocent: Human children [[HarmfulToMinors die all the time]] due to unawareness of the supernatural and being brats subverting this trope when unsupervised. K’ale’s little brother Bojo plays this straight as do flashbacks to Charby’s time as a human where his victim-hood is played up. Human children in Kellwood [[HarmfulToMinors die all the time]] due to unawareness of the supernatural and often show rather out of control sides, possibly because children in Kellwood seem to be very rarely supervised if at all.



* CrypticBackgroundReference: The author has written up a detailed history of the Kingdoms of Kellwood for herself as reference some of which is referenced in the comic, it’s just none of the main characters care much.
* CultureClash: The cabin contains people from many walks of life including one resident that had never seen a microwave before and on a more serious note a resident that had never met anyone that could be harmed by fire prior to moving in which led to some painful misunderstandings.
* CulturalPosturing: The eleven kingdom of Eldenlon considers itself to be much more civilized than the other kingdoms in the forest.



* DamnYouMuscleMemory: The reason Victor was injured by a werewolf at all is because he had reflexively fired his only silver bullet at a large mother ursipede.



* DarkIsNotEvil: Blaine, one of the most heroic characters in the story, wears a long black coat and is always armed. Charby, when he stops killing humans for sport and then stops killing them altogether, still wears his black cape or a dark coat when he goes out.



* DemonicPossession: Zeno has been possessed and Tony as an alps has this ability.

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* DefiantToTheEnd: Jozk, who is incredibly offended by Avonlea’s offer for him to join her.
* DemonicPossession: Zeno has been possessed and possessed. Alps like Tony as an alps has this ability.and Yiska have the ability to possess others and look through their memories.



* DidNotGetTheGirl: Charby and Victor were both turned down by Victoria, who has no interest in dating and sees Charby as nothing more than a murderous undead 'child' that needs to be killed.



* DisproportionateRetribution: Hexavier tends to deal out [[CruelAndUnusualDeath cruel and unusual deaths]] to those who makes [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/archive/487 him mad.]]

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* DisproportionateRetribution: Hexavier tends to deal out [[CruelAndUnusualDeath cruel and unusual deaths]] to those who makes make [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/archive/487 him mad.]]mad, or irritated.]] Charby is fond of this towards humans, murdering even children for annoying him though he starts to behave differently after befriending Victor.



* DistractedByTheSexy: K’ale refuses to be when a fairy princess tries to propose casual sex to pass the time. He is understandably already very upset with her even before she does so.



* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: When Mye makes sausages for Tony over a misunderstanding Yiska takes advantage of.
* DoubleEntendre: Yiska is amused by them, and likes to point them out even when she made them up “Sounds a little Freudian, dont'cha think?”
* TheDreaded: Several:
** Kavonn becomes such for [=LaBelle=], Sadick and K’ale after [=LaBelle=] steals his staff and he tracks them down.
** Charby for the surviving ninjas operating in Kellwood



* DumbMuscle: The hunter Mort, especially when paired with his cousin Glen with whom he does nearly everything.
* EarlyBirdCameo: Yiska was at the party in King Samrick’s castle and can be spotted in the background.
* EasilyForgiven: After Zeno kills [[spoiler: Mye they don’t break up instead having a teary reunion when she’s brought back and]] surprisingly Hex doesn’t kill him.
* EatingTheEyeCandy: When Mye and Yiska disguise themselves as human adults to go a coffee shop in Kellwood they enjoy the men that happen to pass by the outdoor table they’re sitting at.
* ElaborateUndergroundBase: The Vampire Court operates out of a series of caves and tunnels, King Samrick’s castle is carved into the side of a mountain and the cabin’s basement is surprisingly large an comprised of a network of tunnels and rooms.
* EnemyMine: Charby and Victor start out their friendship this way



* EvilCounterpart: The Wraith initially appears to be an evil future Zeno, but the truth is far more complicated.
* EvilSorcerer: The Bear Witch, who raised and enslaved Mye and Hex.



** What happened to Victor's eye is implied to have been quite painful before being confirmed and shown in the side comic ''Here There be Monsters''.
** Evidently the lower lid tears Kavonn sports are something of a [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/842 habit of his hat.]]
** Zeno’s eyes [[EyeColorChange turn red]] when he’s possessed by the wraith.
** Sadick is shown in a flashback shortly after the loss of his eye that led to his current use of an EyepatchOfPower.

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** What happened to Victor's eye is implied to have been quite painful before being confirmed and shown in the side spin-off comic ''Here There be Monsters''.
Monsters''.
** Evidently the lower lid tears Kavonn sports are something of a [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/842 habit of his hat.]]
** Zeno’s eyes [[EyeColorChange turn red]] when he’s possessed by the wraith.
** Sadick is shown in a flashback shortly after the loss of his eye that led to his current use of an EyepatchOfPower.EyepatchOfPower.
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[[folder: F - M]]



* {{Familiar}}: Yiska has three, their skulls adorn her [[MagicHat tarnkappe]].

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* FacialMarkings: The Scotodino have black markings on their faces, with those on women usually being more elaborate.
* TheFairFolk: Kellwood hosts two fairy courts, the Unseelie and the Seelie. It is best to avoid them.
* FakeBand: There a are few including Idol Hanz and Death Conundrum. Charby likes Death Conundrum and wears a shirt with the band name and logo on it.
* {{Familiar}}: Yiska has three, their skulls adorn her [[MagicHat tarnkappe]].tarnkappe]] and maintain a glamor to make sure the hat's color matches her outfit.



* FantasticSlurs: “Rat elves” for the Skzzldrix. “Monkey Boy” seems popular for K’ale, but as his people are largely unknown and now almost extinct it’s more likely a unique term he gets out of people by annoying them.



* FearOfThunder: Daray’s manticore knocks him off and runs to hide in some bushes upon hearing thunder to Kavonn’s amusement.
* FeudingFamilies: Victor’s parents are from families that have been fighting for at least a century. They were both locked out of the loop about this and remain unaware.



* FlippingTheBird: Charby flips of the council, and Lady Emma in particular, with both hands as he teleports out of their meeting and takes Zeno with him.
* FourLinesAllWaiting: As the story is following the residents of the cabin, each of whom have their own motivations and often have storylines mostly separate from the others, as well as the human Monster hunters in Kellwood, and at least three other characters who are traversing King Samrick’s vast kingdom it can be a while sometimes between seeing some of the characters as the tale shifts to follow a different one or group for a time.
* FreudianSlip: Nikodemus slips when his crush walks by in a low cut red dress, “It's apparent that asking Samrick for the use of his castle was not... in our breast interest.”
* FullBoarAction: The Orycalopes keep Leporids which are very large and fast bloodthirsty boar like monsters with long sharp claws.



* FunnyBackgroundEvent: Daray and Kavonn’s visit to the demon market before their journey coincides with Erivane and [[spoiler: K’ale]]’s visit to buy him more appropriate clothes. While Daray is looking for Kavonn [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/985 Ilex can be seen scolding a beaten fairy that got too close to the princess.]]



* GirlishPigtails: The Pettrucci twins often keep their hair in twintails highlighting their status as undead children. Gabby had her hair in twin tails the night Charby murdered her as an unsupervised fearless mouthy little girl of about seven.



* GreatOffscreenWar: Samrick conquered the Demon Kingdom and most of the other kingdoms of Kellwood forest before the start of the story, the how of which has been left unaddressed but. His predecessor yet lives and is known to have made an attempt to reclaim his former kingdom.



* HalfIdenticalTwins: While it is not readily event due to the bizarre impractical way Hex prefers to keep his hair he and Mye look startlingly alike when he puts on a wig with her haircut.
* HappilyMarried: Maro and Rita.
* HateSink: Kimberly Marlowe, terrible mother and gossipy control freak.



* HopeSpot: Jozk [[spoiler: gets away from Avonlea, but is eventually shown to be fatally wounded. When the Rose sisters happen across him he is able to request that they complete his mission but when he tries to have them get his soul gem out of Avonlea’s reach he ends up immobilized as they walk away and Avonlea gleefully prepares to hunt him down again]].



* HorrorHunger: Charby has eaten [[WarmBloodbagsAreEverywhere some people]] he didn't want to after losing himself to hunger. Menu has had trouble with this during the full moon.
* HorseOfADifferentColor: [[MixAndMatchCritters Horse-bears]] and manticores.



* HugeGuyTinyGirl: John Marlowe, possibly the tallest human in the series, is married to one of the shortest adult humans in the comic. Mermaids have this to an extreme degree as part of their dimorphism.
* HumansAreWhite: Outside of one grocer with a caramel skin tone seen in a single comic strip the humans seen in this comic are white. One of the hunters has slightly darker skin than most other humans but one of his eyes is blue and his heritage has not been addressed so if he’s not of entirely european ancestry he is at least white passing.
* HunterOfMonsters: While Victor, Blaine and the others are referred to as vampire hunters their prey is far more varied.
* HypnoticEyes: Some vampires have this ability, Charby has discovered it doesn't work on those with poor eyesight.



* HorrorHunger: Charby has eaten [[WarmBloodbagsAreEverywhere some people]] he didn't want to after losing himself to hunger. Menu has had trouble with this during the full moon.
* HorseOfADifferentColor: [[MixAndMatchCritters Horse-bears]] and manticores.
* HunterOfMonsters: While Victor, Blaine and the others are referred to as vampire hunters their prey is far more varied.
* HypnoticEyes: Some vampires have this ability, Charby has discovered it doesn't work on those with poor eyesight.



* ILoveYouVampireSon:Webcomic/CharbyTheVampirate: It is common for vampires in the setting to have a compulsion towards sire attachment even if they detested their sire before being turned. It often shows itself as a romantic attraction regardless of the sexuality of the new vampire and is rarely reciprocated. The strength of this attachment varies and in some cases never manifests at all, Charby for instance hates his sire to the surprise of the Vampire Council.

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* ILoveYouVampireSon:Webcomic/CharbyTheVampirate: ILoveYouVampireSon: It is common for vampires in the setting to have a compulsion towards sire attachment even if they detested their sire before being turned. It often shows itself as a romantic attraction regardless of the sexuality of the new vampire and is rarely reciprocated. The strength of this attachment varies and in some cases never manifests at all, Charby for instance hates his sire to the surprise of the Vampire Council.
* ILetGwenStacyDie: Blaine and Victor both feel crushing regret after they part ways with [[spoiler: Victoria]] in the forest and she is killed shortly thereafter.
* ImAHumanitarian: Charby drinks human blood, Menu has eaten humans by accident during the full moon and surprisingly [[spoiler: Mye]] enjoys human flesh as well so long as it is adequately prepared.



* ImprovisedZipline: In the prologue Charby escapes from Captain Black’s ship using a rope by slinging his knapsack holding stick over it and sliding down.



* IWillPunishYourFriendForYourFailure: The Master would hurt Mye to punish Hex’s failures.



* KilledOffForReal: Anyone Munchie eats or zaps along with [[spoiler: Victoria]] and [[spoiler: Uma]].



* KindRestraints: Charby sticks menu in wristcuffs attached to the wall in one of the basement rooms during the first full moon Charby spends at the cabin.



* LargeHam: Oleander Benson is incredibly dramatic in his attempts to punish Kavonn for breaking his power hungry little sister’s heart.
* LargeRunt: Daray’s manticore is the runt of the litter but still much larger than most other mounts for sale in the Demon Market’s stalls including the blue ursequinee Kavonn ends up with.



* LivingShadow: Zeno’s shadow starts behaving differently than him when he is possessed by [[spoiler: the Master]].



* LoveAtFirstSight: Mye is [[spoiler: enchanted by the Master]] to cause this and she ends up with a large array of admirers due to it, it is deconstructed though as most of them are in love with what they imagine she should be instead of who she really is.



* LovingAShadow: Zerlocke thinks Mye is the love of his (un)life. He also believes her true form to be a tall redheaded bombshell bunny demon despite all evidence to the contrary and has little understanding of her personality.
* MadLove: Zerlocke is prone to this, his incredibly abusive relationship with his sire taking the cake.



* MercyLead: Quixote encouraged Charby to try and escape from him but it was only to make the kill more exciting for him and he didn’t let Charby get very far.



* MindRape: Quixote does this quite frequently.

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* MindRape: Quixote does this quite frequently.is fond of messing around in his victim’s memories before killing them.



* MissingMom: Both of Menu’s parents are missing as he was told he had been found as an infant left in the garbage. Charby’s mother is unknown and though Captain Black considered him a son it is unknown if he was his father biologically or if he just found him while pillaging and decided to keep him.
* MissionCreep: Sadick’s journey to find his runaway little sister and return her and Meerse back home led to him accompanying K’ale to help K’ale find ''his'' little brother, acquiring K’ale, Bojo and [=LaBelle=] as companions in traversing King Samrick’s lands in search of his sister and [[spoiler: entering King Samrick’s employ]] to irritate his father and pursue justice.



* MoralityKitchenSink: Without even leaving the cabin you’ve got: Hex a casual murderer who will do anything to protect his sister; Charby who does not put a high value on human life but will go out of his way to help and protect other sentient monsters he barely knows; Tony whose happy to pull pranks or riffle through memories and is pretty nonchalant about the others killing folks as long as they’re hunters but mostly opposes murder; Zeno who is quick to try and help others but sometimes looses his mind to rage; Mye who likes to help and heal others even at her own expense unless they’ve been rude to her in which case she’ll stand by and let them die at her feet when she could easily prevent it; Daray a regretful former dragon hunter trying to redeem himself and change his ways; Kavonn a powerful warlock that usually prefers non-lethal ways of dealing with annoyances including transforming them into animals and [[spoiler: is spying on the other residents of the cabin for King Samrick]]; Mikko who tries to be Menu’s conscience but mostly just hides from everyone; the power hungry Azelea who is willing to manipulate, lie and murder to get what she wants and thinks she and Zeno are destined to be together; Fay, a runaway child who is noticeably spoiled and does not seem to understand just how much older most of the other cabin residents are; Phineas who is a hormone addled teenager and notorious sneak [[spoiler: who is helping Kavonn spy on the other residents]]; and Crispo a chill half-dragon that tries to avoid conflict who left home after learning his parents had been lying to him about his parentage for his entire life. Basically everyone has different motivations and levels at which they’ll react to things and seeing as there are over 90 such characters it would be difficult to list them all.
* MoralityPet: Mye is a not terribly effective one for her brother, the self professed “evil twin”. After Charby grows fond of Victor and befriends him he starts treating humans better as a whole and Victor eventually gets him to promise to stop killing them altogether.
* MurderByMistake: When a furious Zeno tries to kill Zerlocke [[spoiler: Mye]] jumps in the way trying to stop him and ends up killed instead, luckily there’s a necromancer living at the cabin who is able to fix that.
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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Devil-Eyes Quixoto.

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* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: The Marlowe family name is the same as that of playwright [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Marlowe Christopher “Kit” Marlowe.]]
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Devil-Eyes Quixoto.Quixoto, the Bear Witch.



* NeverSayThatAgain: Do not call Charby “Little Devil”



* NoKillLikeOverkill: When a vampire tries to attack a tourist in front of Victor when he’s unarmed and already pissed he beats and stomps his head into a pulp instead. Chary finds it to be quality entertainment.
* NoRespectGuy: Victor is generally treated as a non-threat and is teased by characters like Tony that are generally terrified of hunters to his annoyance.



* NotSoOmniscientCouncilOfBickering: The vampire council, despite having placed people near Charby to inform them of his actions, does not understand his relationships or motivations at all which does not work out in their favor since they have decided they need him for their plans.
* Old Master: John [[spoiler: Marlowe]] is an excellent hunter.



* OpeningNarration: Charby narrates the first page or so giving an overview of how human eating monsters view Kellwood as a buffet line while glancing over a tourist pamphlet for the city.



* OurGodsAreDifferent: Ixzerit, whom Ash Circle worships, is some kind of tree.
* OurHomunculiAreDifferent: An Orrotta is basically a Scotodino designed homunculus.



* {{Pirate}}: Charby was raised by a cruel pirate captain and his crew.



* PoorCommunicationKills: Jozk does this to himself '''''twice''''' when fleeing from Avonlea. First when Kavonn takes his gun after he and Daray understandably mistake Jozk for a highwayman and Jozk says nothing in his own defense. He could answer Kavonn's questions about the Scotodino which are the entire reason Kavonn and Daray are on the road and Daray has a recall portal that will take Jozk ''directly to where he is trying to get to'' but Jozk just keeps running. Second [[spoiler: when he asks the Rose Sisters to take his soul to get it out of Avonlea's grasp, and instead of saying anything like “soul gem” to clue them in, tries to show them despite knowing it’s been knocked loose.]] This works out poorly.



* PunctuationShaker: K'ale



* ReligionOfEvil: Ash Circle and the other Ixzerites.



* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: All over the place. There’s King Samrick who is irritated that the vastness of his kingdom has made it nearly impossible to rule over so he organized himself as High King to the other kingdoms. The Prince of Eldenlon is working as a [[spoiler: bounty hunter]] while he secretly seeks an important item that was stolen from his father the king. Rodericke is involved in his attempts to destabilize Samrick’s kingdom, and Princess Erivane is plotting, though to what ends it has not yet been revealed. Subverted with the dragons as their royalty has no real power in their government anymore, though the aforementioned Prince of Eldenlon has royal blood from dragon royalty as well as the elvish royal family.



* SapientFurTrade: The Lemuros have almost been wiped out due to the demand for their pelts, many of those buying the pelts are not even aware they come from a sapient human-like species since they are relatively new to Kellwood and those hunting them are through in disposing of the remains they’re not selling.
* ScarsAreForever: For the human characters anyway, several of the hunters have picked up distinctive scars on their faces.



* ShipperOnDeck: Mye for Yiska and [[spoiler:Hex]], she is incredibly excited by the possibility of them having a relationship.



* SpellMyNameWithAThe: The Master/The Bear Witch



* StrangeSyntaxSpeaker: Tony can be incredibly hard to understand for other characters thanks to a combination of this and his bizarre accent.



* SymbolSwearing: Everyone does this.

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* SymbolSwearing: Everyone does this.this, save Lezzaria who never swears.
* TactfulTranslation: When Mye asks Yiska to translate Tony’s drunken German love confession Yiska claims Tony was talking about food.
* TailorMadePrison: Alps can easily have trouble exiting a building as they can only leave the same way they entered.


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* TallDarkAndSnarky: Victor Marlowe grows up into an exceedingly tall snarky hunter with dark hair.
* TapOnTheHead: Charby and Menu both knock out Zeno on separate occasions when the later is having a freak out or not behaving at all like himself.


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* ThoseTwoGuys: Hunter cousins Glen and Mort.


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* TookALevelInBadass: Victor starts out the comic as a preteen and grows into one of the most competent hunters in Kellwood. Charby started to figure out how to teleport without using up his strength and then received a [[spoiler: magic weapon. Zeno]] started to get incredible power-ups and finally started to grow a spine.


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* {{Trickster}}: Tony and Yiska, since she moved in the cabin has two flavors of trickster living therein.


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* {{Unicorn}}: Ervaine’s guard Ilex has a unicorn with a multicolored horn as a mount. There was also a single-horned alpaca-like mount for sale in Kellwood’s demon market.


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* UrbanFantasy: The bits that take place in the city anyway. The cabin Charby and the others live in is equipped with modern tech for the time period (1994-2004).


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* WardrobeWound: Mannick is most disappointed when trouble with his portal housing stomach mouth leaves a shirt he likes torn almost in two.
* WarriorMonk: Jozk is faithful to Orzzoren and an excelent fighter.


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* WeirdnessCensor: Kellwood City is under an extra strength one to keep the humans from noticing the oddities in their town.


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* WhamEpisode: The discovery of who the wraith is and why Zeno has been behaving so oddly to his housemates.
* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: Charby starts out with almost endless patience for sentient monsters of any age while quickly jumping to murder if ''humans'' of any age annoyed him.
* WhatTheHellHero: Mye allows Charby to [[spoiler: accidentally kill a rude teenager after he's promised Victor he'll stop killing humans even while he begs her to heal them, and then sends the body into the refrigerator to be used as food ensuring that the poor girl's family will never have closure or know what happened to her, just because she knocked into Mye while riding her bike]]. Charby calls her on it but doesn't push it since [[spoiler: “last time a friend was acting funny [his] head exploded.”]]


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* WorkingWithTheEx: Zerlocke is furious when he’s required to work in the same vicinity as Adria without attacking her, and finds he’s not quite capable of it to her amusement.
* WouldHarmAChild: Quixoto prefers them to adults as his prey. Charby and Hex have no problem permanently maiming or killing children that they find rude or annoying or consider to be bullies, Charby only towards humans and Hex towards anyone. Charby eventually changes his views on this.


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* YouCantGoHomeAgain: John Marlowe leaves Kellwood and his wife to [[spoiler: protect Victor]]. Breck has been banished from the Elvish Kingdom of Eldenlon.


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The title is a bit deceptive because while the titular character is a main character, [[EnsembleCast he's not THE main character]]. The comic revolves around the trials and tribulations, lives and unlives of the various denizens of an isolated tourist town named "Kellwood". The comic typically focuses on the residents of a bizarre cabin in the woods, where Charby (the aforementioned vampirate) and his werewolf best friend Menu have accumulated a crowd of friends that now live there too. It also follows the goings-on of a somewhat amateur monster hunting organization that is keeping the evil beasties living in Kellwood's dense, mountainous forests from snacking on the town's residents. Currently the cast amounts to over 95 named characters, all with their own personalities.

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The title is a bit deceptive because while the titular character is a main character, [[EnsembleCast he's not THE main character]]. The comic revolves around the trials and tribulations, lives and unlives of the various denizens of an isolated tourist town named "Kellwood". The comic typically focuses on the residents of a bizarre cabin in the woods, where Charby (the aforementioned vampirate) and his werewolf best friend Menu have accumulated a crowd of friends that now live there too. It also follows the goings-on of a somewhat amateur monster hunting organization that is keeping the evil beasties living in Kellwood's dense, mountainous forests from snacking on the town's residents. Currently the cast amounts to over 95 named characters, all with their own personalities.



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-->'''Mye:''' No one seems to notice our freakish dead eyes one way or another!

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-->'''Mye:''' No
** '' "No one seems to notice our freakish dead eyes one way or another!another!" '' --Mye


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* ILoveYouVampireSon:Webcomic/CharbyTheVampirate: It is common for vampires in the setting to have a compulsion towards sire attachment even if they detested their sire before being turned. It often shows itself as a romantic attraction regardless of the sexuality of the new vampire and is rarely reciprocated. The strength of this attachment varies and in some cases never manifests at all, Charby for instance hates his sire to the surprise of the Vampire Council.
8th Aug '17 10:45:47 PM darkemyst
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''[[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/ Charby the Vampirate]]'' (recently moved to its own site!) is a webcomic that has been hosted on the webcomic site Website/TheDuck since 2004. Though it preceded the other two "Vampirates" by a year, it wasn't terribly notable until the art improved. It started off as a loosely linear, dark comedy, based on horror movie send ups and a [[TakeThat Take That]] of the [[SpinoffBabies Spinoff Babies]] phenomenon but revealed later that it actually has a plot.

The title is a bit deceptive because while the titular character is a main character, [[EnsembleCast he's not THE main character]]. The comic revolves around the trials and tribulations, lives and unlives of the various denizens of an isolated tourist town named "Kellwood". The comic typically focuses on the residents of a bizarre cabin in the woods, where Charby (the aforementioned vampirate) and his werewolf best friend Menu have accumulated a crowd of friends that now live there too. It also follows the goings-on of a somewhat amateur monster hunting organization that is keeping the evil beasties living in Kellwood's dense, mountainous forests from snacking on the town's residents. Currently the cast amounts to 95 named characters, all with their own personalities.

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''[[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/ Charby the Vampirate]]'' (recently moved to its own site!) is a webcomic that has been hosted on the webcomic site Website/TheDuck since 2004. Though it preceded the other two "Vampirates" by a year, it wasn't terribly notable until the art improved. It started off as a loosely linear, dark comedy, based on horror movie send ups and a [[TakeThat Take That]] of the [[SpinoffBabies Spinoff Babies]] phenomenon but revealed later that it actually has a plot.

plot and detailed setting. [[https://www.patreon.com/Charby Patreon]] supporters of the comic have access to more content and lore.

The title is a bit deceptive because while the titular character is a main character, [[EnsembleCast he's not THE main character]]. The comic revolves around the trials and tribulations, lives and unlives of the various denizens of an isolated tourist town named "Kellwood". The comic typically focuses on the residents of a bizarre cabin in the woods, where Charby (the aforementioned vampirate) and his werewolf best friend Menu have accumulated a crowd of friends that now live there too. It also follows the goings-on of a somewhat amateur monster hunting organization that is keeping the evil beasties living in Kellwood's dense, mountainous forests from snacking on the town's residents. Currently the cast amounts to over 95 named characters, all with their own personalities.



Despite some instances of gratuitous blood spilling (it is paying homage to monster movies after all) the comic is actually pretty tame beyond that, as there's no swearing, nudity, sex or obvious fan service. A few cheeky jokes here, and there but nothing offensive. It's rather more like a hyperviolent children's Saturday morning cartoon, if anything. [[https://www.patreon.com/Charby Patreon]] supporters of the comic have access to more content and lore.

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Despite some instances of gratuitous blood spilling (it is paying homage to monster movies after all) the comic is actually pretty tame beyond that, as there's no swearing, nudity, sex or obvious fan service. A few cheeky jokes here, and there but nothing offensive. It's rather more like a hyperviolent children's Saturday morning cartoon, if anything. [[https://www.patreon.com/Charby Patreon]] supporters of the comic have access to more content and lore.\n



** Sadick is shown in a flashback shortly after the loss of his eye that led to his current use of an
EyepatchOfPower.

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** Sadick is shown in a flashback shortly after the loss of his eye that led to his current use of an
an EyepatchOfPower.
8th Aug '17 10:44:08 PM darkemyst
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* AlwaysChaoticEvil: Initially the Skzzldrix, until the first good parent seen in the comic is a very nice one that loves puns and horrible dad jokes.



* ApologizesALot: Zeno. It starts to really grate on Tony within a month of moving in, though he doesn’t really know Zeno very well yet and they become close friends anyway.



* BackFromTheDead: Many of the characters start out already having done this:
** Charby was killed and came back as a vampire in the 1600s
** Hex and Mye were killed and brought back as zombies in the 1800s
** The Petrucci siblings were killed and came back as vampires in the 1800s
** [[spoiler: Zeno]] was resurrected shortly before the start of the comic.
** Gabby comes back as a vampire after Charby tried to kill the child early on in the comic.
** [[spoiler: Mye]] is brought back by Hex after [[spoiler: Zeno]] accidentally kills her in a fit of rage when she steps between him and his intended target.



* BadassFamily: The Marlowes, who have been fighting the supernatural and magical evil cults for generations. It unfortunately skipped a generation with Victor’s father.



* BadassLongcoat: Victor, and his boss Blaine.
%%* BadDreams: Zeno has terrifying [[FlashbackNightmare flashback nightmares]].

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* BadassLongcoat: Victor, and his boss Blaine.
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Blaine. Charby also has a dark long coat, his has the bottom edge torn into pointed strips.
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BadDreams: Zeno has terrifying [[FlashbackNightmare flashback nightmares]].nightmares]] about his time wandering alone in the woods and being experimented on.



* BarbarianLonghair: K’ale, whose people seem to have kept their hair a bit neater and shorter than he prefers to keep his before they were almost completely wiped out.



* BasementDweller: As the cabin is built over and impressive complex of caves which consist of the basement several characters have their rooms there including Tony, Hex, Crispo and Fay. Hex spends almost all of his time in the Byss Laboratory in the basement.
* BatOutOfHell: One of the forms Charby uses on multiple occasions is that of an albino bat.



* BazaarOfTheBizarre: The demon market in Kellwood Forest.



* BigScrewedUpFamily: The Bensons who will cheerfully try and murder someone for breaking the heart of their equally murderous sister.

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* BigScrewedUpFamily: The Bensons Benson siblings, who will cheerfully try and murder someone for breaking the heart of their equally murderous sister.littlest sister.
* BlackSheep: Daray and Victor whose parents much prefer their brothers.



* BlueBlood: While Samrick is the Demon King of Kellwood he had to split his conquests into the Grand Kingdoms and the Alliance in order to manage it all meaning that the fairy, elf, goblin and other royalty is not only still around but still ruling. There are also those who do not bow to Samrick like King Rodericke.



* BodyMotifs: Eyes are a recurring motif,
** Charby [[EyeScream stabbing Captain Blackheart's eyes]]
** "Devil Eyes" Quixoto
** Tony keeping his eyes transformed at all times in remembrance of a friend.
** [[spoiler: John]] being first seen as a close up on his glowing eyes, showing the reflections of his opponents in his glasses.
** Victor’s werewolf damaged left eye.
** Sadick’s missing right eye.
** Kavonn’s torn lower lids.
** Mannick’s mismatched red and blue eyes
** Princess Ervaine’s tattoo above and below her right eye.
** [=LaBelle=]’s [[spoiler: torn lower lids]].
** The claps on the cloaks Rodericke and his followers wear look like red eyes.
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-->'''Mye:''' No one seems to notice our freakish dead eyes one way or another!
* BullyHunter: Charby and Hex sort of think of themselves as this when in reality they both are bullies and murderers (Charby only towards humans, Hex towards anyone that isn't his sister). However Hex is well aware he is the "evil twin" and does not care and Charby starts to change for the better after befriending Victor.



* TheChosenOne: The [[ExcaliburInTheStone demon scythe can only be drawn out of the rock it’s stuck in]] by the scotodino’s chosen one. The elites are trying to recruit their own to a cause.

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* TheChosenOne: The [[ExcaliburInTheStone demon scythe can only be drawn out of the rock it’s stuck in]] by the scotodino’s Scotodino’s chosen one. The elites are trying to recruit their own to a cause.cause.
* CockFight: A downplayed one between Blaine and Victor when they are vying for Victoria’s hand. [[spoiler: It ends up leading to her death]].



* ConvenientCranny: Menu escapes from the much larger werewolf that turned him by fleeing into a small abandoned mine shaft it can't fit in.

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* ComeOutComeOutWhereverYouAre: Avonlea when fighting Jozk.
* ConvenientCranny: Menu escapes from the much larger werewolf that turned him by fleeing into a small abandoned mine shaft it can't fit in.in.
* CostumePorn: During the party at Samrick’s castle everyone wore very nice clothes.



* CreatureHunterOrganization: Blaine is running one out of Kellwood City funded by the city after he frightened the mayor with evidence the supernatural predators in Kellwood are real.



* DamnYouMuscleMemory: The reason Victor was injured by a werewolf at all is because he had reflexively fired his only silver bullet at a large mother ursipede.



* DeadlyDecadentCourt: The fairy courts. The Vampire court is this as well for all that they remain hidden and plotting in caves (at least during the day).



* DeadpanSnarker: Charby, Tony, Hex, Glen and Kavonn in spades, and Victor grows into one.
* DeathByIrony: Nameless one-shot humans have this happen to them quite frequently near the start of the comic.



* DistressedDamsel: Mye has this happen a lot, at least once being abducted three times in one night. She was not pleased. Since she’s got her wand back now this is going to be harder for future individuals to accomplish as her magic was extremely limited without it.
* DistressedDude: Zeno has a recurring issue of being possessed and starts out as pretty powerless while also attracting monsters that want to eat him.
** [[spoiler: K’ale]] ends up enslaved.



* EyeColorChange: A sign of possession, but not all possessions as some leave less obvious outward changes besides personality and other behavioral ones. [[spoiler: Charby and Zerlocke]] both have their eyes change color when they use their magical weapons
* EyeScream: Charby takes out Captain Blackheart's eyes with his hooks.
** Sadick accidentally lodges a toothpick in the eye of someone who startled him at a bar.
** What happened to Victor's eye is implied to have been quite painful before being confirmed and shown in the side comic ''Here There be Monsters''.
** Evidently the lower lid tears Kavonn sports are something of a [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/842 habit of his hat.]]
** Zeno’s eyes [[EyeColorChange turn red]] when he’s possessed by the wraith.
** Sadick is shown in a flashback shortly after the loss of his eye that led to his current use of an
EyepatchOfPower.
* FacePalmOfDoom: How Victor lost the vision in his left eye.



* TheHighKing: Samrick is this to many of the other kingdoms in Kellwood.



%%* TheKlutz: Poor [[TheWoobie Zeno]].

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%%* * TheKlutz: Poor [[TheWoobie Zeno]].Zeno]], who spills chocolate milk all over shortly after arriving at the cabin and freaks out overreacting to the mess he made, and then flies up and nearly knocks himself out hitting his head on the ceiling in the same night.



* TheLostWoods: Kellwood Forest is home to all sorts of magical creatures, a large number of whom eat humans. It is also much bigger than it looks on human maps or when flown over in a plane and contains kingdoms of demons, dragons, goblins and TheFairFolk.



* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Chicken for Charby, nachos for Crispo and gummy bears for Mye.

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* TownWithADarkSecret: Subverted with the human city of Kellwood which has a magically enhanced WeirdnessCensor and a city-wide {{Glamour}} to prevent the humans from noticing anything off with their monster infested city which rests on the edge of a [[TheLostWoods forest]] that is much, ''much'' BiggerOnTheInside and filled with kingdoms of demons and TheFairFolk. It doesn't work on everyone and seeing something shocking enough can break the glamour for an individual permanently. The city's Animal Control is actually a city funded CreatureHunterOrganization.
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Chicken for Charby, nachos for Crispo and gummy bears for Mye.Mye, nachos for Crispo, cheese puffs for Tony, sausages and her favorite spork brand for Yiska, biscuits for Biscuit and muffins for Breck.


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* VampiresHateGarlic: Even Elites like Charby can't stand the stuff.


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* VampireRefugee: Diana tries to hold onto her humanity and subsists on blood provided by her boyfriend after she is turned, she does not join up with any of the vampire groups and spends most of her time hiding.


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* WainscotSociety: Vampires and other supernatural beings run a society of sorts in parallel to the humans on whom they prey, mostly preserving a {{Masquerade}}. Dragons are able to pass as humans and like to enjoy human amenities without seeming to prey on them.
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* AttractiveZombie: Mye has quite a few admirers among short demons and fay. It helps that in many ways her body is alive if not aging and therefore not rotting.
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** Hex summarizing his and Myes' pasts [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/1047 here.]]
19th Jul '17 2:44:43 PM darkemyst
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Despite some instances of gratuitous blood spilling (it is paying homage to monster movies after all) the comic is actually pretty tame beyond that, as there's no swearing, nudity, sex or obvious fan service. A few cheeky jokes here, and there but nothing offensive. It's rather more like a hyperviolent children's Saturday morning cartoon, if anything.

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Despite some instances of gratuitous blood spilling (it is paying homage to monster movies after all) the comic is actually pretty tame beyond that, as there's no swearing, nudity, sex or obvious fan service. A few cheeky jokes here, and there but nothing offensive. It's rather more like a hyperviolent children's Saturday morning cartoon, if anything.
anything. [[https://www.patreon.com/Charby Patreon]] supporters of the comic have access to more content and lore.



* Invisibility: Tony and other alps can pull this off if they’ve got their [[MagicHat Tarnkappe]].

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* Invisibility: {{Invisibility}}: Tony and other alps can pull this off if they’ve got their [[MagicHat Tarnkappe]].
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* Adorkable: Sometimes Zeno comes off this way, and ''Hexavier'' of all people turns into this when asking for a date.

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* Adorkable: {{Adorkable}}: Sometimes Zeno comes off this way, and ''Hexavier'' of all people turns into this when asking for a date.



%%* BloodLust

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%%* BloodLust * BloodLust: Vampires are slave to their desire for blood if they aren't full already and smell some, Elites in particular are wont to loose their minds and transform into gigantic beasts to hunt down every human in the vicinity if they are hungry and exposed to blood.



* ConvenientCranny: Menu escapes from the much larger werewolf that turned him by fleeing into a small abandoned mine shaft it can't fit in.



%%* ImplacableMan

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%%* ImplacableMan * ImplacableMan: The Elites are functionally immortal and several of them get back up and continue attacking in situations where their victims had given them grievous injuries since they regenerate very quickly. The only way to slow them down is to destroy their hearts and even that does not last terribly long.



%%* PunishedWithUgly: Inflicted by Kavonn.

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%%* * PunishedWithUgly: Inflicted on [=LaBelle=] by Kavonn.Kavonn after she attacks him a ''second'' time.
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* Achilles’Heel: Vampires have the traditional ones of [[HolyBurnsEvil holy water]], [[WeakenedByTheLight sunlight]], [[VampiresHateGarlic garlic]], and the [[BeatItByCompulsion need to count]]. Alps loose almost all their powers if their [[MagicHat tarnkappe]] is stolen and are also weak to [[ColdIron iron]], [[WeaksauceWeakness lemons]], and must [[TailorMadePrison leave through the same place they entered]]. Werewolves can only be reliably killed with [[SilverHasMysticPowers silver]].

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* Achilles’Heel: AchillesHeel: Vampires have the traditional ones of [[HolyBurnsEvil holy water]], [[WeakenedByTheLight sunlight]], [[VampiresHateGarlic garlic]], and the [[BeatItByCompulsion need to count]]. Alps loose almost all their powers if their [[MagicHat tarnkappe]] is stolen and are also weak to [[ColdIron iron]], [[WeaksauceWeakness lemons]], and must [[TailorMadePrison leave through the same place they entered]]. Werewolves can only be reliably killed with [[SilverHasMysticPowers silver]].



* Wanted!Poster: Daray is wanted for arson, theft, and debauchery.

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* Wanted!Poster: WantedPoster: Daray is wanted for arson, theft, and debauchery.
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* Achilles’Heel: Vampires have the traditional ones of [[HolyBurnsEvil holy water]], [[WeakenedByTheLight sunlight]], [[VampiresHateGarlic garlic]], and the [[BeatItByCompulsion need to count]]. Alps loose almost all their powers if their [[MagicHat tarnkappe]] is stolen and are also weak to [[ColdIron iron]], [[WeaksauceWeakness lemons]], and must [[TailorMadePrison leave through the same place they entered]]. Werewolves can only be reliably killed with [[SilverHasMysticPowers silver]].
* Adorkable: Sometimes Zeno comes off this way, and ''Hexavier'' of all people turns into this when asking for a date.
* TheAlcoholic: Sadick’s mangled ear and missing eye occurred in bar fights and he eventually had to leave his home in a drunken haze.
* AlienBlood: The Orrotta have violet [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/1039 blood.]]
* AllAnimeIsNaughtyTentacles: Implied for threat:
--> '''Hydrangea Benson:''' What is the meaning of this [[SailorFuku ridiculous school outfit]]?! \\
'''Kavonn:''' ''That'' is a warning. You had best leave before I have a [[PowerPerversionPotential bad hair day]]!



* AnxietyDreams: Charby [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/1007 has these.]]



* ArtShift: This [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/916 dream of Tony’s.]]
** Charby’s imagine spot [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/88 here.]]
** Tony’s [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/870 escape plan.]]
** Kavonn [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/903 recapping events for Yiska.]]
** Kavonn explaining [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/1003 the downside of a manticore as a mount.]]
** Mannick trying to [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/1067 explain his portals to Tony]] [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/1090 and Charby.]]
** [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/2 The Prologue]] is penciled in greyscale.
* AssholeVictim: Most of Hexavier’s victims are this.



* BadassGrandpa: Victor’s grandfather, John Marlowe.



%%* BadDreams: Zeno has terrifying [[FlashbackNightmare flashback nightmares]].



* BareYourMidriff: If a girl asks Kavonn for an outfit he tends give them this.



* BearsAreBadNews: Munchie, who regularly eats other monsters and humans alike. Quixoto used to feed his leftovers to one until that didn’t work out with Charby.
* BefriendingTheEnemy: Victor ends up with a vampire as his best friend.
* BerserkButton: Charby doesn’t care for pirates or the epithet Little Devil.



* BigFriendlyDog: Remote Beast, who is made out of several dogs.
* BigScrewedUpFamily: The Bensons who will cheerfully try and murder someone for breaking the heart of their equally murderous sister.
* BlandNameProduct: Polar Bar, [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/772 Big Suk]] soda and [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/817 Spork spam.]]
* BlatantLies: Darryn’s ex Torie when trying to get [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/958 Daray to drop his guard.]]



* CassandraTruth: Victor’s parents did not believe him about the supernatural things attacking him and thought he was lying and [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/112 acting out as a child.]]



* CrashingDreams: Tony is licked by Remote Beast while asleep and it is incorporated as a kiss into his dream.

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* TheChosenOne: The [[ExcaliburInTheStone demon scythe can only be drawn out of the rock it’s stuck in]] by the scotodino’s chosen one. The elites are trying to recruit their own to a cause.
* ColdIron: Tony and other alps have a weakness to it.
* CrashingDreams: Tony is licked by Remote Beast while asleep and it is incorporated as a kiss his dream.
** Thunder while Charby is dreaming brings in some ambiance.
* CrazyJealousGuy: Zeno’s insecurities turn him
into his dream.this.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Mauled to death by shopping carts among others courtesy of Hexavier.



* DarkAndTroubledPast: Most cast members whose pasts we know anything about.
** Particularly notable in [[TheWoobie Zeno’s]] case, [[BornUnlucky who was shamed and]] [[ParentalAbandonment abandoned by his parents]], [[TheyWouldCutYouUp picked]] [[PlayingWithSyringes up]] [[HumansAreBastards by]] [[MadScientist mad scientists]], after his escape from [[MadScientistLaboratory their lab]] [[HappilyAdopted he was taken in healed and adopted by]] [[UnreliableNarrator elves]] [[HopeSpot only for his new family to be]] [[YankTheDogsChain killed by monsters]] [[WeirdnessMagnet as his crying now attracts them]] [[DeusAngstMachina before the story]] [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/71 even began.]]
* DaywalkingVampire: The elites.
* DeadlyGaze: An alp’s evil eye is the only power they are known to keep even without their [[MagicHat tarnkappe]].
* DeathByOriginStory: Zeno’s adoptive family, Blaine’s parents, Charby’s first [[HorrorHunger girlfriend along with her entire town]], and Tony’s alp friend Olaf.
** Daray’s brother Darryn as well.



* DemonicPossession: Zeno has been possessed and Tony as an alps has this ability.



* DisguisedInDrag: K’ale in order to sneak into a party at the Demon King’s palace.
* DismantledMacGuffin: The snathe and scythe of the Demon Scythe were separated before the start of the story.
* DisproportionateRetribution: Hexavier tends to deal out [[CruelAndUnusualDeath cruel and unusual deaths]] to those who makes [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/archive/487 him mad.]]



* DreamLand: Tony notes that the [[MentalWorld mental landscape]] is different if a person is awake or asleep.
* DreamWalker: Alps like Tony and Yiska have this ability.
* DressedToPlunder: The pirates in the prologue.
* DudeLooksLikeALady: K'ale and Zeno have been mistaken for girls



* {{Familiar}}: Yiska has three, their skulls adorn her [[MagicHat tarnkappe]].
* FamilyOfChoice: How Zeno sees Charby, Menu and Tony. [=LaBelle=]’s pack works like this too.
* FantasticRacism: The onekamari hate and hunt dragons for being uncivilized even though they are still operating like it’s the middle ages and dragons have electricity and modern amenities, they're not the only ones.
* FascinatingEyebrow: Victor when realizing [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/787 whose fault it was that he was called into work hours early.]] Charby when questioning Yiska's [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/924 concern.]] King Samrick does [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/1051 this]] when revealing he knows who Sadick is.
* FlashbackNightmare: Zeno has some terrifying ones.



* GenocideBackfire: [[VampireMonarch King Rodericke]] has the lemuros hunted to collect their magic pelts and by the time he realizes the magic works better with a live lemuro attached to perform it there are only three left.



* GoodThingYouCanHeal: At least two Anh Keth characters have [[OffWithHisHead lost]] [[YourHeadASplode their]] [[ChunkySalsaRule heads]].
* GrannyClassic: Annebelle Marlowe to her own grandsons, the hunter organization and Charby.
* GratuitousGerman: Tony, especially when drunk.
* GratuitousSpanish: Zeno, especially when [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/110 upset.]]



* HealingFactor: As a vampire Charby has one. Menu has one as well though it works differently.
* HealingPotion: Mye and Hex make these.
* HeelRealization: Daray after Kavonn teaches him to question his village’s [[FantasticRacism fantastic racism]] of dragons.
* HooksAndCrooks: Charby’s preferred weapons are two hooks.



* IHaveNoSon: Zeno’s parents treated him this way even before abandoning him in the woods. Victor’s mom certainly felt this way when she kicked him out, and Daray’s dad [[spoiler:has issued a kill on sight bounty on him]].
* IJustWantToHaveFriends: Zeno when we first meet him.



* INeedAFreakingDrink: How Sadick reacts after encounters that make him fear for his life or feel helpless.
* InsecureLoveInterest: Mye has a number of these, Zeno and Tony stand out.
* InterspeciesRomance: At least three characters so far are of elvish and dragon heritage.
* Invisibility: Tony and other alps can pull this off if they’ve got their [[MagicHat Tarnkappe]].



* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: Tony for Mye, though he keeps having to remind himself.
* JourneyToTheCenterOfTheMind: Alps can do this, Tony has used it to help out friends a couple of times.



* KillItWithWater: A vampire is tricked into drinking holy water to melt him from the inside.
* KillSteal: Much to Charby’s annoyance Menu [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/58 does this obliviously.]]
* KingIncognito: Samrick doesn't mind being unrecognizable to most of his subjects so he can pull this off.
%%* TheKlutz: Poor [[TheWoobie Zeno]].
* KnightInSourArmor: Sadick is trying to be a self styled hero for the people but he’s still perpetually grumpy and continuously annoyed by his companions’ antics.
* LivingMacGuffin: [[spoiler: The Orb of Winter]] has been turned into one.



* LonerTurnedFriend: Sadick for [=LaBelle=] and K’ale.
* LostTheTVRemote: Hex and Zeno build Remote Beast rather than look for it, Tony has found it before they’re done.



* LovePotion: Mye makes several when trying for Victor’s attention.
* MadScientist: Mannick and Zeno had run ins with some in their backstories.
* MadScientistLaboratory: The cabin has one in the basement.



* MagicStaff: Kavonn uses one that people frequently try to steal.



* MeaningfulName: Menu the werewolf who is constantly hungry, and is shortened from Menulis the moon god which is why Charby [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/45 suggested it for his name.]] There’s also Hexavier is a magic user who goes by Hex, Crispo the dragon, [[MonsterMunch Munchie]] and Biscuits.
* MentalWorld: Alps can enter them, Kavonn likes to make his more [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/780 literal than it needs to be.]]
* MindOverMatter: Charby has very limited telekinesis.



* MineralMacGuffin: The Orb of Winter which disgraced elven prince [[spoiler:Sadick]] has been sent to recover.



* MonsterMunch: Most of the human characters met by Charby early on, and almost everyone that runs into [[BearsAreBadNews Munchie]]. Subverted at least twice with characters unexpectedly coming back as vampires.
* NaiveNewcomer: Daray had no idea what a TV or microwave was.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Devil-Eyes Quixoto.
* {{Necromancer}}: Hexavier is a zombie necromancer.
* NeverLearnedToRead: Charby uses food as a motivator to teach Menu how to read after he [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/56 mistakes rat poison for candy.]]
* NeverMessWithGranny: Annebelle Marlowe won’t put up with her grandsons misbehaving, though Victor at least would never fight her he can’t escape her wrath either.
* NewFirstComics: First there was the addition of a prologue and eventually the artist began redrawing the old archive as Revamped to maintain better style consistency and add more plot, the old archive is still on the site.
* NightmareSequence: Courtesy of Zeno’s fractured mind.



* NobleFugitive: Elven princess [[spoiler:Fay]] is being chased after stealing a powerful magical artifact and fleeing the kingdom.
* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: Said word for word by Kavonn.
* NoSocialSkills: Zeno hasn't had much chance to develop these though he wants to desperately.
* TheNoseKnows: Menu can smell potential food really well, and also some things he’d rather not get a good whiff of.



* OralFixation: Sadick with a toothpick.



* PainfulTransformation: Mye says turning into Bunny feels like her body is exploding, Charby picks up one as well.
* ParentalAbandonment: Zeno’s parents left him in the woods. Menu was told he was left in the trash.
* ParentalFavoritism: Hector is definitely his mother’s favorite, worry that Victor would corrupt him was a deciding factor in Vic getting kicked out of the house.
** Daray’s father preferred his older brother Darryn.



* PettingZooPeople: Menu has been mistaken for a puppy and a [[OurElvesAreBetter welf]], also welves.
* PinkElephants: A moonshiner is upset when he thinks [[BearsAreBadNews Munchie]] has replaced his usual [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/25 pink elephant.]]
* PintsizedPowerhouse: Most of the cabin inhabitants as it is overwhelmingly occupied by those who look much younger than they really are, though some characters are just short.



* PlayingWithSyringes: The [[MadScientist scientists]] who experimented on Zeno.
* PosthumousCharacter: Daray’s brother Darryn and Doctor Hayter.
* PowerFloats: Munchie, Charby and other vampires.



%%* PsychicAssistedSuicide

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%%* PsychicAssistedSuicide * PsychicAssistedSuicide: When a gun carrier draws on him Kavonn responds by having him hold his weapon to his own head.



* PuppyDogEyes: Menu is good at begging with these.
** Tony is [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/791 capable as well.]]



* RedemptionQuest: Sadick’s search for his runaway sister is one of these.



* RightHandCat: Hexavier’s zombie cat Masan.
* RoaringRampageOfRescue: It’s a bad idea to kidnap Zeno’s girlfriend.
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Kidnaping Zeno’s girlfriend or getting between Charby and [[IHateYouVampireDad Quixoto]] is going to cut your life short.



* SettleForSibling: Torie lies that she’s up for this in an attempt to get Daray [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/959 to drop his guard.]]
* TheShadowKnows: Charby says he never trusts anyone who doesn’t match their shadow.
* {{Shapeshifting}}: Charby and Tony can shape shift. Alps can only do so while in contact with their [[MagicHat tarnkappe]].



* SoulJar: The Orrotta have soul gems.
* SpiderPeople: [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/895 Lemrya]] and [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/archive/680 Lezzaria]] both have a different configuration than most.
* StakingTheLovedOne: Victor does this when one of the Quixoto turns one of the hunters.
* StrongerThanTheyLook: Most of the cabin inhabitants by virtue of being [[OurZombiesAreDifferent monsters]] [[CuteWitch that]] [[OurDemonsAreDifferent look]] [[OurVampiresAreDifferent like]] [[Really700YearsOld children]], [[PettingZooPeople or]] [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent puppies]].
* StrongerWithAge: Ancient vampires are stronger than their normal brethren, and Quixoto in particular has become a very [[MindManipulation powerful]] [[MindRape telepath]].



* SymbolSwearing: Everyone does this.
* TalkingInYourDreams: Alps can do this, Charby has asked Tony to find out how people really feel using it.
* TalkLikeAPirate: Charby slips into this when upset.
* {{Telepathy}}: Alps can do this, normally using it to enter and alter dreams. Vampires have a very weak telepathic ability, except Quixoto who is the strongest telepath in the series. Mye and Hex wear gloves because of their tactile post cognition and have weak [[TwinTelepathy twin telepathy]].
* {{Teleportation}}: The [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Elites]] have this ability, Charby is the only one able to bring someone along.



* ThirdLineSomeWaiting: Considering the hugeness of the cast, most of the plot threads (especially the one's that only relate to a single character) progress at a snail's pace.

to:

* ThirdLineSomeWaiting: Considering the hugeness of the cast, most of the plot threads (especially the one's that those which only relate to a single character) progress at a snail's pace.



* TitleDrop: Yiska when looking for a nickname for Charby [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/817 that doesn't set him off.]]



* TrashOfTheTitans: What the cabin looked like with Menu as the sole occupant, Charby initially suspected Menu was giving him room free of rent in exchange for cleaning it up.



* TheUnfavourite: [[WhyCouldntYouBeDifferent Victor]], [[IHaveNoSon Zeno]] and [[YouShouldHaveDiedInstead Daray]] were/are this to their parents.
* UngratefulBastard: Most people Victor saves, especially since they tend to think he’s just murdered someone who was just annoying them instead of a monster that was trying to eat them.



* VampireBitesSuck: It ain't no dainty pin prick, and definitely not sexy!



* VampireBitesSuck: It ain't no dainty pin prick, and definitely not sexy!

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* VampireBitesSuck: It ain't no dainty pin prick, VampireMonarch: King Rodericke Robinson.
* VampireVannabe: Hector Marlowe, whose brother Victor is a ''[[VampireHunter vampire hunter]]''.
* VampireVarietyPack: Elites, Purebloods, Ancients
and definitely not sexy!the standard type turned by the bite.


Added DiffLines:

* WalkingShirtlessScene: K’ale doesn't care for shirts and Daray when he’s lounging around the house, implied to be to show off his [[PowerTattoo tattoos]].
* Wanted!Poster: Daray is wanted for arson, theft, and debauchery.
* WeakenedByTheLight: Sunlight causes the traditional vampires to [[ManOnFire burn]].
* WeaponOfChoice: Charby favors hooks.
* WeirdnessMagnet: Victor’s childhood was haunted by this. Zeno attracts hungry monsters.
* WingedHumanoid: Fairies, the [[OurDemonsAreDifferent scotodino]], some of the [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Anh Keth]], and [[PlayboyBunny Bunny]] all have wings.
* WoundThatWillNotHeal: Victor has an unhealing cut on his right cheek.
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