Tropes for Raposa in general:
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The Creator and the HeroExactly What It Says on the Tin, the Creator is the almighty being who created the world of Drawn to Life. The hero is the Creator's presence powering a wooden dummy. Whether or not they're separate entities is unclear.
- The Ace: Easily the best combatant and explorer in any of the games, and roughly equal with Wilfre himself as the most powerful character aside from the Creator and Mike.
- A God is You
- Adorkable: Can definitely be played as such with their more excitable dialogue options, and makes a habit of doing a cheery victory dance or air guitar solo after a successful mission. Or whenever they get bored.
- But Now I Must Go: At the end of the first game (maybe), based off dialogue in the other games.
- Cloudcuckoolander: The first game's hero has a few conversation options like this, showing that it's enjoying itself.
- Divine Assistance
- Gods Need Prayer Badly
- Hello, [Insert Name Here]
- Invincible Hero: Can become this in the first game with the primary cheat code.
- Physical God: Could be considered this, particularly with the cheat code. Wilfre in the sequel one-ups him, however.
- Replacement Goldfish: The newly-created hero of the last game does not share its predecessor's memories for some reason or other. The raposa don't dwell on this, however.
- The Main Characters Do Everything: Justified. As a demigod of sorts, the Hero is the only character capable of traversing the extremely hostile environments of each game.
- Averted in the village segments. While the Hero is unquestionably the only combat-capable villager, the other raposa tend to be the ones doing their jobs. The protagonist can gather clues on Zsasha's activities, for example, but needs Cricket's help to actually track him down.
- The Stoic: Other conversation options can tend towards this.
MariThe mayor's daughter and future mayor of the village. She is the only one left with faith in the Creator, and that's when you answer her call and begin the game. She's not quite sure about her skills as mayor, but she has no choice but to accept it once her father dies.
JoweeMari's best friend and a Raposa with a love of adventure. He's skeptical about you at first, but soon becomes one of your closest friends. At the end of the first game, he leaves the village, but returns anyway.
- Goggles Do Nothing
- Series Mascot: He's on the title drawing screen as well as the image that represents the games when one activates the DS with the games currently in.
The MayorThe mayor of the village and Mari's father. He's among the last ones to leave the village before you begin fixing everything. He's eventually murdered by Wilfre in the endgame.
- High-Class Glass
- No Name Given: It's possible that, with the strange names the series has, that his name actually is "Mayor".
- Ultimate Authority Mayor
- Unexplained Recovery: Maybe. He reappears for a while toward the end of the DS sequel, but this is never explained, and he disappears for good after a bit.
- Not Too Dead to Save the Day: Although all he does is explain what your immediate goals in the next set of levels are.
HeatherA mysterious young Raposa girl with half of her face covered in shadows. She doesn't talk very much. In the DS sequel, it's revealed that she's Mike's sister in the real world.
- Ambidextrous Sprite
- Cute Mute: At first.
- Distressed Damsel: Somewhat, she's kidnapped by Wilfre at the beginning of the DS version of The Next Chapter and is found only after the final boss.
- Older Alter Ego: Human!Heather is apparently a teenager, in contrast to the little Rapo girl players are more familiar with.
- Orphan's Plot Trinket
Supporting Villagers in the DS Sequel
IsaacCindi's father. He owns the village shop.
Crazy BarksA rapo who seems to think he's a dog.
Pirate BeardA pirate Raposa found by the hero on an island. He plans to pillage the village, but settles down when he's given a place to stay. In the DS sequel, he takes the helm of the turtle ship.
- The Lancer: In the DS sequel.
- Nice Hat: A standard pirate hat. Crazy Barks wants it.
- Talk Like a Pirate
MikeA human that the hero stumbled across seemingly by accident in the first game. Not knowing what a human is, the others consider him to be an odd Rapo without any ears (their ears are all long). He comes to accept being in the village. In the sequel, it's revealed that the world is actually a fantasy of his while the real world Mike is unconscious from a coma or falling out of a tree.
Other Villagers in Drawn To Life
Tubba and Bubba
ZsashaA thief that the Hero accidentally rescued from the forest. He steals from the village, but has a tendency to return items out of remorse. At the end of the first game, it turns out he was stealing to provide for a child he took in.
- Affably Evil: Not really evil though.
- Morality Pet
- Noble Demon: Though not one of the monsters of the game, he's considered somewhat antagonistic, yet still knows when he's beaten.
Navy JA Raposa performer who is known for his songs and dance moves, but is really better at dancing more than singing.
GalileoAn astrologist who left the village with his family many years ago. He'll move back in if he can have an observatory built. He knew Mari when she was a small child.
- Brother Chuck: Only character from the original game to never appear again.
IndeeAn explorer who loves to go on adventures. He's willing to give pointers to up-and-comers like Jowee in adventuring. His father did the same thing in his youth, leaving the Mayor to babysit the young Indee.
Count ChocoA Raposa vampire who can't stand the sight of blood, so he prefers tomato juice. He could just be dressing up as a vampire for fun.
Villagers in Drawn To Life: The Next Chapter (Wii)
Characters in Drawn To Life: The Next Chapter (DS)
SockA Raposa that wears an over-sized sock for a hat. Mari and Jowee agree to let him join their adventure, as he's trying to find his way home. He's actually Wilfre in disguise.
Mayor Rose and MilesThe mayor of Watersong and her son.
- What Happened to the Mouse?: Miles is never seen again after completing Watersong.
SalemA mysterious Raposa who stole Rose's voice. He's actually Wilfre.
King MineyThe king of Lavasteam Village, he forces everyone to work in the mines in search of Banya Crystals. He's being manipulated by Salem/Wilfre.
- Cain and Abel: He has this with Moe.
- The Caligula: Only because of Salem.
- Heel–Face Turn: [[Sees the error of his ways just before you beat the world boss]].
- Leitmotif: One of the more impressive ones in the series.
- Cain and Abel: He's the Abel to Miney's Cain.
- Badass Normal: The only Raposa shown to have any fighting capability.
- Gadgeteer Genius: He created the Robosa, including the giant one.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: Cares very deeply for his home, so he created a council and rule enforcement system to keep everyone in line.
- Allegorical Character: Possibly one of death.
- Big Bad
- Clipped-Wing Angel: His Ultimate Creation.
- Hopeless Boss Fight: In the DS sequel. At first.
- Satanic Archetype: Ticks almost, if not all of the boxes.
- Shapeshifter: Only explicit in the sequel.
- Took a Level in Badass: After being a manipulative Non-Action Guy in the first game, finding the Sceptre in the sequel turns him into a Physical God capable of draining entire biomes of life and color, Thinking Up Portals, shapeshifting, and even delivering a Curb-Stomp Battle to the Hero, an already established Physical God and borderline Invincible Hero.
- Averted in the finale, where relying on his Ultimate Creation turns him into a pitiful Clipped-Wing Angel.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: Possibly.
- Advancing Boss of Doom
- An Ice Person: More of a dragon, really.
- Sealed Evil in a Can: He's referred to as having been "awakened" by Wilfre, rather than "created."
- Our Dragons Are Different
- Warm-Up Boss: Ironic for an ice dragon. Unlike the bosses that come after him, his attacks are predictable and easy to dodge.
- The Corruption
- Fragile Speedster: The shadow inside Deadwood moves quickly and erratically, but it only takes 3 hits to defeat, the least of any boss in the game.
- When Trees Attack
- Wake-Up Call Boss: Deadwood marks the first Difficulty Spike in Drawn to Life. Deadwood spawns a continuous swarm of shadow monsters to make up for his lack of attacks, and shakes the screen from time to time, which will knock you off of him and usually down to the ground. The shadow on the inside is no joke, either, because despite only taking 3 hits to defeat, it gains Mercy Invincibility upon being hit, and it occasionally shakes the screen when it jumps from side to side.
Angler KingA giant fish monster that Wilfre unleashed to stop the Hero. It shipwrecked Pirate Beard and his crew on the level where you find them.
- Damage-Sponge Boss: Has the most health out of any boss in the game, with a whopping 20 HP.
- Underwater Boss Battle
Giant ScorpionA giant scorpion that Wilfre has control over.
- Giant Space Flea from Nowhere: The only boss to receive no foreshadowing whatsoever. The implication is that Wilfre created it immediately beforehand.
- Prongs of Poseidon: His stinger is the Trident the player created as a Switch earlier.
- Scary Scorpions
BakibeardA ghost of a Baki pirate captain whose ship is about to attack Watersong. He is the first boss in the DS game. He also has treasure hidden in every level.
- Back from the Dead: You kill his puny, mortal form and then he comes back as a giant ghost. Though with all the other Baki ghosts flying around, his living form may have been an illusion.
- Curb-Stomp Battle: The first phase treats him like an ordinary Baki. Go nuts.
- King Mook
- Ninja Zombie Pirate Robot: The ghost of a pirate Baki.
- Warm-Up Boss: Like Frostwind in the first game, his attacks are predictable and easy to dodge, not to mention he only takes 8 hits to beat.
Giant RobosaA giant Robosa made by Key. It's actually a prototype that Salem activated when his hold over Miney had stopped.
- Background Boss: For the portions of the battle not inside him.
- Bullet Hell: Downplayed for his eyes, which shoot fire projectiles similarly to Bowser.
- Eternal Engine: On the inside, he definitely is this.
- Marathon Boss
- Megaton Punch: One of its attacks.
- Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: A giant robotic Raposa. With fists for hands.
- Psycho Prototype
- Turns Red: Once both his eyes are destroyed, his movements become faster and his fists are exposed for a shorter period of time.
King and QueenA random spaceship and a tank that the hero attacks at the climax of the Space Jungle.
- Genre Shift: Their boss fight is a Shoot 'Em Up.
- Giant Space Flea from Nowhere: It appears briefly before you go off to its boss level, but otherwise there's nothing known about these contraptions, whether or not they're aligned with Wilfre or Click.
- One-Hit Kill: It's main gun can deal these.
- Tank Goodness: The King.