Handicapped Badass: A literal example! Lobs his own right hand after being bitten by the head of the Deadite form of his girlfriend.
Iron Butt Monkey: Combine this with Made of Iron, its a damn wonder to wonder why Ash is still alive from all of the injuries he pertained over the years.
It's Personal: Let's see, the demon raped his sister, possesed his friends and girlfriend, forcing him to kill them and continued doing so throughout the movies.
Lantern Jaw of Justice: Being a Bruce Campbell character, he's gotta be this trope. In Poker Night 2, Sam says he envies Ash and Brock's chins, and wishes he had one like theirs. Ash tells him it's not the size of the chin, but what you do with it that counts.
Large Ham: Naturally. Army Of Darkness and the varied video games have him hammy as he wants to be.
Let's Get Dangerous / Took a Level in Badass: It can be argued that the minute the minute he gets that chainsaw, Ash goes from hapless goof with the worst weekend ever going for him to the baddest slayer of evil this side of cinema.
For the Evulz: Apparently it's sole reason for doing anything. In Evil Dead II, Ash is alone for some time by himself being tormented by the Demon, which logically could have killed him at anytime it wanted. Why doesn't it? Because having driven him Axe Crazy and Laughing Mad, Ash has proven far too entertaining and the Demon is having too much fun to want to kill him just yet. It only renews it's attack on him once the others show up at the cabin.
Hive Mind: Somewhat, each Deadite seems to have it's own personality, even though they're all possessed by the same demon.
I Have Many Names: Throughout the movies it's called "The Evil" the "Candarian demon", "Rotting Apple Head" and in the 2013 version "The Abomination."
Ash's girlfriend in the first movie. Ash was in a pretty good relationship with her, before the demon attacks them. She ends up being possesed by the demon and Ash ends up having to kill her. Regardless, she continues to appear in the sequels via flashbacks.
Professor Raymond Knowby
Portrayed By: Bob Dorian (The Evil Dead / Evil Dead (2013), voiceover), John Peaks (Evil Dead II: Dead By Dawn, as a spirit)
Film Appearances: The Evil Dead (1981) / Evil Dead II: Dead By Dawn / Evil Dead (2013)
A character exclusive to Ash's appearance in Telltale's Poker Night 2, Wendy is Ash's girlfriend (and later fiancee). She's a kindergarten teacher, and Ash has big plans for their life together. They're gonna settle down, have a nice honeymoon, fix up the Oldsmobile, raise a few kids... Deadites start showing up whenever Wendy and Ash are together, and Wendy is later revealed to be the spirit of the Necronomicon.
Wacky Marriage Proposal: Ash proposed to her by slipping a ring in her margarita, serenading her with a mariachi band... and then the Deadites showed up. He finished them off by the time the food came, though.
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The Evil Dead
Portrayed By: Ellen Sandweiss
Butt Monkey: She hears the first Join us!. It's just the start of really bad things for her.
Exact Words: One condition of paying Jake to lead them to the cabin is that he has to carry her bags to the cabin. He thought she meant the two small ones in the car, not realising there were several large ones in the trunk.
You Killed My Father: Initially despises Ash and suspects him of having murdered her parents, since he's in their cabin, covered in blood and with a nearby chainsaw. Ones the Deadites begin their attacks however, she quickly realises the truth is far worse.
(while possessed) "You're all going to die tonight."
An Arm and a Leg: Forcefully tears off her hand after it was trapped under her jeep.
Break the Cutie: Her big brother left her with her dying mom, who was also suffering from dementia and confusing her for David, which makes her a drug addict. The events of the movie break her even more.
Chainsaw Good: Unitizes this in a truly awesome manner in the finale.
Composite Character: She has both Cheryl and Ash's characters combined. Like Cheryl, she's the first to get possesed by the demons and get locked in the basement. Unlike Cheryl, she is left as the sole survivor and fights off The Abomination with a chainsaw, just like Ash.
Expy: He is the equivalent of Scotty. Like Scotty, Eric is sardonic and not hesitant of killing his possesed friends if necessary.
Genre Savvy: Although he gets there waaay too late to be very helpful (see below), Eric is the first one to realize what's happening. He quickly accepts the supernatural nature of the events and studies the Necronomicon to figure out how to stop them. He even tries to burn the Necronomicon at one point, under the logic that destroying the cause of the Demon's arrival might stop it, but the book displays immunity to fire.
Made of Iron: Endures a helluva lot of punishment for reading the spells from the book.
Rasputinian Death: He's stabbed with a mirror shard, then a syringe, then shot several times with a nail gun, beaten with a crowbar, and stabbed in the heart with a straight razor. And it still takes him a little while to finally succumb.
Too Dumb to Live: Reading from the book despite explicit warnings not to. The book was wrapped in plastic then bound with barbed wire. The pages had several warnings to never read or write anything in the book and the spell that causes all the problems had every letter scribbled out. So Eric went through a lot of trouble to accidentally unleash a being of pure evil.
Spirited Young Lady: Something of a leader to the group. Olivia is smart and the one who came up with the idea to go to the cabin to help Mia with her drug habit, though some of her methods are intense.
Portrayed By: Elizabeth Blackmore
Advertised Extra: Despite the film being an ensemble, Natalie doesn't really do anything important.
An Arm and a Leg: Amputates her arm after it becomes infected with.... something. Unlike the original, it doesn't work.
Dying as Yourself: Possibly. After being killed as a Deadite, she apparently reverts back to herself before succumbing to her wounds. Though it may have been the Deadite messing with David.
Expy: She is the equivalent of Linda. Both are the Love Interests and both get infected by an attack of their boyfriends' possesed sisters.