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video game boss, usually in a fighting game.
Straight: In Destiny Duel III, the Final Boss, Blackhole, is difficult to defeat, due to him countering your every move, having high attack strength, and possessing a Super Move that fills the entire screen.
Exaggerated: Blackhole defeats you in one hit. Instantly.
Downplayed: Blackhole's AI is very powerful, but he is balanced for multiplayer.
Justified: The Blackhole that serves as the end boss is a powered up version of the one that is available in multiplayer, reflecting him showing his true power.
Inverted: Anti-Climax Boss.
Subverted: Blackhole's attack strength is very high... but his defense is low and his attacks leave him vulnerable.
Double Subverted: ...for round one. Once you beat him for the first round, he decides it's time to stop playing around, and shows off his full power.
Parodied: Blackhole is obviously Cherry Tapping, including attacking you with his pinky or his little toe.
Zig-Zagged: (continued from "Double Subverted") And then in round three he thinks he overdid it, and goes back to using less than his full power.
Averted: The boss is different for every character, but it's always a playable character.
Enforced: "How will we keep gamers coming back for their quarters again and again? I know! Make the boss real hard!"
Lampshaded: "You will die a thousand deaths before my awesome power!"
Invoked: The creators of Duel Destiny III have mentioned that they always believe in giving the gamers a challenge...
Defied: The creators of Duel Destiny III do not want to be unfair to the player, so Blackhole is no harder than the other opponents.
Discussed: "What're we gonna do? He's so powerful, we gotta give him everything we've got!"
Conversed: "ARGH! Stupid freaking Blackhole! Another quarter..."
Deconstructed: Blackhole is hated by the community, who advocate using cheap methods to defeat him, or even recommend against pumping quarters into the machine.
However, the Hardcore crowd loves him, considering him to be a Worthy Opponent for their skill.
The company takes note, and in Duel Destiny IV, the new final boss, Deathwing, is more balanced, but still tough.
The company, after seeing so many complaints, release a notice about a small exploit they built in that prevents him from using his super, making him balanced even for casual players.
Played For Laughs: Blackhole is a boss, not necessarily the final boss, of a fighting game in a similar vein to , thus his difficulty is cheap to the point of hilarity.
I Wanna Be the Guy Played For Drama: If you lose and don't continue (or can't continue) against Blackhole, you get the Bad Ending.
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