Roleplay / Digimon World: Infamy

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Digimon World: Infamy is a role-play based quest started on Space Battles based on aspects taken from many parts of the Digimon franchise. Players take control of a prideful Black Agumon on his journey to attain power and survive in the brutal Digital World. The story however takes a twist in that during his quest for power the protagonist gains companionship in a lazy but strong insect Digimon named Kunemon who is then killed by a former respected rival, Agumon, who had become a Greymon partnered with a Human child. From here the story becomes one of revenge, friendship, and even love as Black Agumon ("Coal") along with his ally and friend Impmon explore the world around them to become stronger while working to avenge their friend and accomplishing their various dreams and desires.

The first thread can be found here while the second thread can be found here.

Warning! There are unmarked spoilers below so read at one's own risk!


Digimon World: Infamy contains examples of:

  • 24-Hour Armour: Subverted; Coal's hulking suit of Chrome Digizoid full-plate armor can actually be taken off, though he only does such a thing when he's in an undeniably safe place like his home, or his friends mansion.
  • Abandoned Area: Where Coal first meets the Gatomon that would later reveal herself to be Lilithmon, the Demon Lord of Lust.
  • Abduction Is Love: Played with. While Muguru was captured by Coal as a sort-of joke and not for love itself, she was held hostage by Scorch and eventually grew fond of him.
  • Abhorrent Admirer: Rain as Numemon for Coal.
  • A Boy and His X: On the Hero's side, in this case a Tamer and his Greymon.
    • Now on Coal's side are Rika andCoal and Rain's son Reycom the Yukimi Botamon and Sorcerymon and Inari's daughter, Vixiemon.
  • Abnormal Limb Rotation Range: Arbormon's limbs can go in pretty much any direction.
  • Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder: Averted for Rain and Coal. Despite their frequent absences, they are still loyal to one another and always looking forwarding to reuniting. This even stretches to part 2 where Coal actually spent several months dead, and yet got back together with his wife almost instantly.
  • Absolute Cleavage: Lilithmon fits this trope perfectly, considering her standard clothes leave only half of her chest to imagination. Rain, especially in her Calamaramon form also works considering even less is hidden.
  • Absurdly Dedicated Worker: Ion, Ursula and Kotemon all count as this, as they all strive towards properly doing whatever is required of them, be it helping in a war or simply running errands for their commanding officers.
  • Absurdly Sharp Blade: Any sword used by a Digimon has the potential to be this, depending on how strong the Digimon in question is stat-wise. A perfect example of this would be Coal, as a Knightmon he comes equipped with both an arming sword and a large, two-handed great-sword, both of which can easily slice through other Digimon.
  • Absurdly Spacious Sewer: There's quite a large one located in Factorial Town. It is in fact large enough to have its own ecosystem of rookies, champions and even Ultimates.
  • Absurdly Youthful Mother: Any female Digimon that has kids of their own, seeing as any Digimon can go from bubble-blowing babies to full-grown adults in only a few days. Both Inari and Rain are perfect examples of this, both of them not being much older than a few months, or a year at the most.
  • Abuse Mistake: Played with. Strings' behavior towards other, weaker Digimon could be considered a Type A situation, seeing as he views the concepts of fighting to the death and playing as the same thing.
  • Abusive Parents: In this case parent. Lilithmon put her offspring Impmon through harsh training to ensure he would be powerful enough to survive and not be hurt like she was, but in doing so drove him away from her. She doesn't mean to be, but she doesn't know how to be a better parent towards him and is suffering because she is well aware of this.
  • Academy of Evil: Coal and Ion we're both put through one as they were trained to eventually become part of Lilithmon's army.
  • Accent Relapse: Played with. Whenever Ranamon switches back from Calmaramon, her accent will reestablish itself. She once deliberately invoked this trope when she revealed herself to Coal by speaking like her old form, Haguramon. After dying, Gotsumon (Who'd previously been Grumblemon) has his voice return to normal.
  • Accentuate the Negative: Impmon, and Strings to a certain degree, won't hesitate to complain about anything if the opportunity presents itself.
  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: A common trope when it comes to Digimon, such as Impmon and his scarf or Renamon and her gloves.
  • Accidental Bargaining Skills: Coal doesn't have much of a head when it comes to the tricky process of proper bargaining but his large, imposing figure and iron control when it comes to his own expression lets him handle situations where haggling is required rather well. Being a Knightmon also helps considering that the only thing hiss 'opponents' can see are his yes,
  • Accidental Discovery: Happened quite a few times, such as accidentally stumbling upon an innocent Gatomon, only to find out that she was Lilithmon in disguise.
  • Accidental Hero: Rain and Coal inadvertently save Blue, a Drimogemon, from being mugged and possibly deleted by Ogremon and his gang. Also done earlier when Coal, Ion and Lord Gluttony Defeated Rain early on, and released the digimon under her control.
  • Accidental Pervert: Most Digimon don't really know know why they like staring at pretty female Digimon, and their more private areas. Most of the the time they don't even know what the "Bouncies" are. Coal himself was like this at first, but Rain took his innocence away at some point.
  • A Chat with Satan: Almost literally in this case as Coal did chat with the Satan-expy of Digital World Lucemon, who offered Coal the opportunity to become his minion; which Coal refused. Coal also interacted with Lilithmon and Daemon, two of the seven Demon Lords.
  • Achievements in Ignorance: Rain somehow managed to conquer and perfectly run an entire domain full of Digimon despite barely being able to speak coherent sentences.
  • Achilles' Heel: Most, if not all Digimon have a natural weakness, such as Strings being extremely weak to fire, a fact that Leomon took full advantage of in the tournament. Dark digimon are weak to light attribute, virus are weaker to Vaccine type digimon etc.
  • A Commander Is You: Both Coal and Impmon are put in charge of their own group of underlings in the war against the remains of Puppetmon's army thanks to Impmon's position as a Demon Lord.
  • Action Dad:
    • Coal. This Knightmon hasn't let fatherhood stop him from kicking ass, training and going adventuring, though it has slowed down his own power progression. Loves his kids quite a lot, so he makes time to spend with them even if it shortens his overall training time.
    • Lord Gluttony will eventually be one of the most powerful Digimon in existence, and even now is quite the fighter. He doesn't know he's a father at the moment, though.
  • Action Duo: Coal has a tendency to form one with one of his allies when the situation calls for it, the most common one being himself and Sorcerymon.
  • Action Girl: Kazemon, Inari and Ranamon don't let their genders stop them from kicking as much ass, if not more, than their male counterparts.
  • Action Mom:
    • Rain is arguably one of the most powerful champion level Digimon in current existence thanks to her status as the hybrid of water. Is currently a mother of two, though she by no means wants to stop there.
    • Inari is a LadyDevimon of quite some power, she's also a mother of two. Thanks to some time room shenanigans she can still manage to care for them and train normally.
  • Action Survivor: If you live in the Digital World for more than a week or two and are still alive, you generally count as this.
  • Act of True Love: Coal's comforting and kissing Rain as Numemon despite his disgust at her hideous appearance. He makes it very clear that he'll love her no matter what she looks like.
  • A-Cup Angst: While not lacking per say, Rain felt jealous compared to Lilithmon as her only other real point of reference. Note, Lilithmon is the Demon Lord of Lust and has a giant bust. Rain recently seems to have caught up due to the effects of motherhood.
  • Adaptational Alternate Ending: There has been a plethora of evidence that shows that Digimon Adventure 1 and 2 did not end the same way they did in canon.
  • Adaptational Angst Upgrade: As if his death wasn't already sad enough, Wizardmon's canon fate would cause a spiral of events that would lead to, among other things, Gatomon becoming the Demon Lord of Lust. Some events also caused Patamon to become Daemon Lord of Wrath.
  • Adaptational Attractiveness: Calmaramon, the ultimate form brought on by the beast spirit of water is shown to be a bit prettier here, though that's mostly thanks to seeing the user when she isn't angry or annoyed all the time.
  • Adaptational Badass: While not weak initially, Ranamon has gone from only really fighting in a Designated Girl Fight manner to being a former Domain boss who wipes out whatever enemies she comes across...in addition to still fighting a Kazemon like in Frontier.
  • Adaptational Comic Relief: While always comical, Arbormon has more focus than the show, and as such his tendency to break the fourth wall and act oddly takes him to more of a comical level then it did there.
  • Adaptational Curves: Lilithmon's upgrade to the data merging process to allow for more Digi Milk had a curvy effect on Rain, appreciated by Rain, her fans, and her husband. This effect has only increased as Rain recently had twins.
  • Adaptational Early Appearance: Instead of appearing a quarter into the series roughly, Rain, Arbormon, and Grumblemon all appeared earlier on in their Rookie forms. The demon lords are also this, as many have shown up quite early whereas they normally would only be shown much later.
  • Adaptational Heroism: Grumblemon instead of being a nasty villain was a well meaning, if annoying and a bit brutal, hero instead of the villain he was in the main series.
  • Adaptational Intelligence: Instead of random info, Arbormon's fourth wall breaking actually tends to be useful gameplay tips and other relevant information; often in a very comical manner.
  • Adaptational Villainy: Impmon has gone from nuisance in the show to a full on Demon Lord in training, and considering how as a champion he can stand up to Ultimates, once he hits Mega Lord Gluttony is going to be terrifying.
  • Adaptation Origin Connection: A result of changes to various characters, and the pressing together of various universes a number of connections have been made between them as to help make things flow a bit better.
  • Adaptation Personality Change: As a result of events going differently, Gatomon has become a more severe version of her tough on the outside sweet on the inside self.
  • Adapted Out: Digimentals. Because the GM Thunderscourge wasn't a big fan of them. So far this also seems to be the case with a number of characters such as the protagonists from Frontier.
  • A Day in the Limelight: Various omakes and arcs focus on certain characters more, such as Strings, Kazemon and others.
  • Addressing the Player: Arbormon on a few occasions, seemingly, though others think he's just brain damaged, something that was actually proven. Apparently 90% of his brain is missing.
  • A Death in the Limelight: Grumblemon, Kuwagamon, and others have had their deaths shown on screen, and often very brutally.
  • Admiring the Abomination: Averted and played straight by Coal towards Numemon and Calmaramon Rain. He didn't find Numemon appealing at all, but admired Rain still as a person, while he finds Calmaramon far more appealing across the board despite many Digimon thinking her to be some sort of sea-witch. To be fair her 'legs' are in fact a giant squid, though as Coal himself was a giant dinosaur when a champion, he doesn't find such a monstrous thing particularly off-putting.
  • Adopted to the House: Kunemon allowed Coal to reside in his nest in return for the food Coal brought, something he had only ever done to Coal. Though later this was also done with Impmon.
  • Adopt the Dog: Inari's cover story for why she interacts with Viximon and Yaamon, rather than admit their true origins. i.e. them being the result of an accidental data fusion between herself and Sorcerymon
  • Adorable Abomination: Inari as Devidramon could be both vicious and extremely sweet and motherly.
  • Adorable Evil Minions: Most of Coal's minions given to him when he was assigned to fight Puppetmon's army. The loyal and dedicated Kotemon, the exitable Candlemon, the eager to please Gazimon, the friendly Numemon, the silent yet violent Gizamon and the simple minded Snow Goblinmon.
    • A notable exception to this is Vilemon, who went out of his way to make trouble And has since paid the price for it, or at least so we have been led to believe.
  • Advertised Extra: Kunemon, the first of the main cast to be introduced. Strong, reliable, lovable and would most likely become the Eccentric Mentor to Coal but kicked the bucket 20 pages into the now 600+ page game. One that does not have an end in sight.
  • Aerith and Bob: Several of the main cast follow this trope with Simple and normal enough names, whilst others such as Ion have some ludicrous ones. Coal and Rains (two "bobs") did not follow the trope with their kids. Namely Meru and Reycom. Justified in that Coal who is stoic and straightforward, named Rain, while Rain, a bit of a ditz, either just found those other names and used them or came up with them randomly.
  • A Father to His Men: Coal is showing shades of this towards his minions, mostly to Ursula, Meramon and Kotemon
  • Affably Evil: A lot of the cast. Impmon, Ion as Gabumon, Rain in all forms just to name a few of the examples here.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Sorcerymon's habit of nicknaming everyone around him results in this trope being used. He's responsible for the Main characters actual name, as "Charcoal" became Coal.
  • A Form You Are Comfortable With: Instead of going around as a Demon Lord, Daemon likes hanging out in his Patamon form which is far less unsettling. Rain was like this as well preferring her Ranamon form to her beast spirit. Though lately seems to like it more.
  • A Friend in Need: To quote Arbormon "A friend in need is a friend in need, right?" Coal, Lord Gluttony and Ion are like this as well. They'll stand by their friends to the end.
  • After-Combat Recovery: Tends to happen a lot since fights are tough, though this been mitigated a bit after Sorcerymon learned some healing magic.
  • Age Is Relative: A Digimon three days old can be a Champion, which is a young adult to them, while one ten days old is like a full grown adult, should they evolve swiftly enough. In fact while Coal and Sorcerymon both have lovers and childrens, none of them or even the main cast is more than one year old.
  • Aggressive Categorism: Lord Gluttony towards Humans, given what he's heard from Lilithmon, who thinks them to be weak and useless from her own experiences with them. Coal himself was like this as well, though thanks to his interactions with Rika and other humans seems to tolerate them much more easily now.
  • A God Am I: How Lucemon treats himself, which makes sense considering how his incarnation in Frontier was able to rather casually break apart a moon in two attacks.
  • A Good Way to Die: How Coal sees dying in battle, especially if he can take MetalGreymon with him. Thankfully it hasn't actually happened...yet. Sorcerymon also seems to find dying in battle along with his friend acceptable.
    • Ultimately subverted when Coal falls protecting his loved ones and denying the enemies the dangerous Digital Hazard. Coal realizes that he would have have been content falling in battle... had he not made friends with Sovrano back at the Native Forest, and had fought for his friends and family the months that followed. He dies happy they're alive, yet sad that he'll be leaving them, and internally apologizes to them before he fades away.
  • A Hero Is Born: Coal witnessed the beginning of a hero's story when Jijimon summoned a human to partner with a Agumon, Coal's current rival. Then a day later said "Hero" digivolved into Greymon and killed his best friend.
  • A Homeowner Is You: Coal came into possession of SCSI Domain, and there was a little bit of work managing it. Later he got an an actual home, though only because his wife Rain is extremely rich, and made a big house for them to live in.
  • Ain't Too Proud to Beg: Grumblemon, upon being defeated begs, saying there's no need to kill him. Coal does not listen. Speaking of which, Coal averts this trope. He is in fact too proud to beg for mercy or even take surrender into account.
  • Alas, Poor Villain: Grumblemon died, but did so pathetically and in front of his allies and friends who couldn't help him. Coal was satisfied by this, though Sorcerymon felt a bit left out considering he was home studying when the revenge was accomplished.
  • A Lesson In Defeat: Coal's learned a number of them, as have the others when they were defeated in battle.
  • A Lighter Shade of Black: Lilithmon and Daemon to the other Demon Lords, not being so monstrous as to casually murder entire settlements because they broke a nail, though they'll still murder random digimon on a whim. Coal and Sorcerymon are to even them, as they're generally not fans of randomly murdering Digimon for no reason.
  • Alike and Antithetical Adversaries: Coal and Greymon. To be more specific Heterogeneous Heroes vs. Heterogeneous Villains. Both sides possess Grey and Gray Morality making it difficult to differentiate which side is the "Heroes" and which is the "Villains". For all their differences, WarGreymon is able to recognize why he respected Coal as they fought Machinedramon together.
  • A Lizard Named "Liz": Ion named a mercenary Tankmon "Tank".
  • All According to Plan: Something Thunder is particularly good at, and used to the players great distress over several occasions.
  • All Deaths Final: Averted thanks to how reincarnation works in the Digital World. Most Digimon after death lose their memory and is reborn into a different form. It is possible to get memories back, but that is a very large rarity.
  • All-Loving Hero: Averted by a lot Coal, the protagonist, who doesn't care about others who he has no reason to care for and is fine killing them on his quest for power and revenge, not out of sadism but out of a survival of the fittest mentality. Furthermore the actual "Hero" MetalGreymon really dislikes the Demon Lords and those who follow them; even killing them off without mercy when the chance comes.
    • Invoked with Agunimon.
  • All Take and No Give: How Strings views friendship. Teaching him that this is not the case is Coal's goal as his 'friend'. Thankfully a certain Lilymon seems to be helping the process.
  • All There in the Script: There are many direct quotes and paraphrased ones from the shows and games which serve as foreshadowing for future events. Thunder is very tricky and subtle, so it's often not what the players might originally think; they usually have to be stated outright for anyone to get the connection.
    "Rain Always Now Alone...Maybe Oafs Now..."
    Rain as Hagurumon. The first letter of each word spelt out RANAMON, a Digimon which she later became.
    "Everyone just needs to do what I tell them to do, and for you that means die!"
    "Arbormon, what does she have that we...that we don't?"
    Strings after being defeated by Palmon.
    ""How can I betray you when I was never on your side to begin with?"
    Duskmon to Coal
  • All Work vs. All Play: Coal and Rain codify this trope initially, with Coal spending all his time training and Rain spending all her time goofing around in her Domain without training. They have since moved on from this, with Rains rivalry spurring her to new heights of effort.
  • Almighty Idiot: Rain as Hagurumon was powerful enough to easily beat most other digimon in her level, and with her black gears could take over those who lost to her and make them her slaves. Less so as Ranamon as her intelligence increased a bit. Arbormon both as Mushroomon and his hybrid form, are also incredibly strong and wipe out entire groups of Digimon at a similar stage who get in their way.
  • Almost Dead Guy: Coal and Sovrano were almost this on a few occasions, scraping by with either negative or close to zero HP and surviving because of their own toughness or sacrifices made by friends. Grumblemon was like this annoying so, in that he kept skating away from death after realizing he was losing a battle. Thankfully Coal was able to avert his part int he trope.
  • Aloof Ally: Half of the main cast started off like this, but as time went on they opened up a bit, and got closer bonds. Lord Gluttony could be considered to have been like this the longest.
  • Aloof Big Brother: Reycom is now the older brother of two siblings, and because of his base personality is going to be quite aloof towards them.
  • Aloof Dark-Haired Girl: Inari as LadyDevimon can be considered this to most other Digimon, so much so that Sovrano has even complained about it, seeing more affection between Coal and Rain than himself and Inari.
  • Alternate History: The GM did this with the setting for his quest, he changed a lot of things for the quest, and so far it's been pretty awesome.
  • Always Accurate Attack: A number of combat techniques in the setting are like this, being easier to hit with compared to normal attacks.
  • Always Female: The Spirits of Wind and Water are this, with their forms always being those of a female Digimon.
  • Always on Duty: A number of Robotic Digimon seem to be like this, not really getting tired
  • Always Second Best: Coal has been this to Greymon for the quest. The former doesn't have the advantage of being a partner Digimon that the latter possess, and as such lacks far behind in terms of stats.
  • A Man Is Always Eager: Coal seems to be absolutely fine with having *Ahem* "CQC confrontations" with his wife whenever she wants to have another kid. Same with the data infusions required in the following week. He hasn't turned such an opportunity from his wife down once so far, and it's unlikely that he will in the future.
  • A Match Made in Stockholm: Murugu and Scorch ended up being this, with the former kidnapped by Coal and placed in his Domain in order to try and Appease Rain. Since she wasn't there to eat the Biyomon, Scorch ended up forming a relationship with the rookie and now they're a terrifying couple.
  • Ambiguously Evil: Coal himself is noted by several people to be this. After all how could someone who's pure evil have friends a wife and kids? The same goes for most of the Core cast.
  • Ambition Is Evil: Averted here. Plenty of people are ambitious, even on the heroes side, but it doesn't automatically make them evil.
  • Ancient Evil: The Digital World has a number of these such as Lucemon, and a number of the other Demon Lords.
  • Androids Are People, Too: Played Straight most of the time in quest where Android digimon are fully sapient and have their own personalities. Subverted in that some species are indeed just mindless automatons.
  • And This Is For...: Grumblemon tried to do this on Coal for Jjijmon, but failed. Coal does this successfully to Grumblemon. Greymon tried to do this for Jijimon and Grumblemon, and gets very close to killing Coal, but the killing blow ends up being taken by someone else.
  • Angelic Beauty: Literally in the case of several angelic digimon such as Venusmon.
  • Angst: The quest has a surprising amount of angst, though thankfully none of it ends up being Wangst. Mostly comes down when a character dies, and other go through grief because of it.
  • Angst Aversion: Coal avoids a great deal of Angst simply by channeling his emotions to training to exhaustion instead. That being said, there are times where the loss of friends and loved ones deeply affects him; the hardest being the deaths of his adopted parents, Arukenimon and Mummymon.
  • An Ice Person: IceDevimon was this before he got killed by Sorcerymon, who used his own shtick against him; controlling ice.
  • Animal Assassin: A number of digimon fit this category, especially ones like ninja bird digimon.
  • Announcer Chatter: Etemon is a mater of this trope as he acts as an announcer in quite a few arenas and tournaments. Can be funny at times, but when it's at the expense of allies, Coal really doesn't like it.
  • Antagonist Abilities: Averted (So Far) The Heroes and Villains are on a pretty level playing field as far as Hax is concerned, and so far the villains haven't shown any completely game-breaking powers or abilities.
  • Anti-Air: Megadramon specifically is a species of digimon that has been retooled for anti-air use against flying Digimon. Hookmon's Wing Buster attack also works to this effect.
  • Anticlimax Boss: Almost happened to Lord Gluttony when he was just an Impmon, but thankfully that fate was averted.
  • Antidote Effect: Several herbs in the digital world are able to act in this way, curing poison which was inflicted by other digimon.
  • Anti-Frustration Features: Done recently in game because the main hero of the game was so strong that the Villain Protagonist would lose to him no matter what. So instead of doing normal combat, he instead wrote it in free form.
  • Anti-Hero: What Coal was going to be before the main hero killed his best friend. Duskmon also seemed like this for a while, but that was proven false when he betrayed the heroes.
  • Anti-Hoarding: The Inventory space is only so large. They can't hoard endless healing and food items simply because they don't have the space to carry them.
  • Anyone Can Die: Any character in the quest can potentially die no matter they be heroes, villains, or in the vast range in between. This has led to some angst when loved characters have kicked the bucket.
  • Applied Phlebotinum: The Digital Hazard.
  • Aquatic Mook: The digimon world has a number of these, which makes sense considering just how many species of Digimmon exist out in the world some of them being water types, and being Mooks is guaranteed.
  • Arch-Enemy: MetalGreymon & Coal are this to each other, though Lord Gluttony Considers the Former his Arch Enemy as well.
  • Archetype: The GM Thunderscourge does a great job playing with this trope, sometimes subverting it with some characters, and playing it straight with others.
  • Area of Effect: A number of digimon have powerful attacks that can hit large amounts of foes in a single area. Missiles, energy blasts, etc.
  • Arm Cannon: A large quantity of digimon, especially cyborg ones have this in some manner.
  • Artificial Limbs Are Stronger: For most Cyborg digimon this is the case. Their machine parts are much tougher than their organic bits and pieces.
  • Armor Is Useless: Subverted. Armour tends to substantially raise a digimon defensive stat, so it is by no means useless.
  • Armor-Piercing Attack: Several techniques that digimon can learn work well to break defensive opponents.
  • Armored Dragons: There's a big number of these in the digimon world with a large number of dragon digimon having additional armor. The best example on-hand at the moment would be MetalGreymon himself.
  • Artificial Meat: Meat farms exist in the digital world, and they're actually rather widespread.
  • Aside Comment: Arbormon had done this a number of times.
  • Asshole Victim: Vilemon, an extremely unpleasant Digimon who immediately fled right after encountering Hybrid's force abandoning String and Ursula to their face and had the gall to insult his former teammates after being reassigned to a different squad, is going to have a fun time "playing" with String.
  • Asskicking Equals Authority: Particularity powerful digimon often up being given high ranks in armies, and for good reason considering they're often the oldest and most experienced as well.
  • Astonishingly Appropriate Appearance: Most Elemental Hybrids have forms that are clearly this trope.
  • A Taste of Defeat: Most of the Main cast gets this at some point, and it mostly has had the effect so far of making them traing harder.
  • At Least I Admit It: Coal to Greymon. They're both killers, but while the latter claims its for justice, Coal knows the hypocrisy in such a statement
  • Attack Backfire: Daemon tried to wipe out a number of Hybrids once their master didn't show for a meeting. One of them was Mercurymon.
  • Attack Hello: Inari did this to Coal right after she Digivolved. She also did this to the Hybrid's force by dropping a kick on Agunimon's face.
  • Attack Reflector: Mercurymon is a big example of this considering his entire means of attack is to reflect the enemy's attack. He's been seen to be able to deflect a freaking Mega level Digimons attack.
  • Attractiveness Discrimination: Rain, and kazemon are both considered beautiful by digimon standards, and because of this they get a lot of fans whom use this trope towards them.
  • Audience Participation: As a Quest the choices the Villain Protagonist makes are often chosen by the player, though what option is ultimately used is only accepted if it is In Character, and OOC votes are disqualified.
  • Author Catchphrase: Whenever the GM sees something he doesn't like, he tends to post a clip of a certain Lemon character from Adventure time Crying out dungeon X years! No trial!
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: Seems to be a big thing in digimon armies, and it makes sense. The more powerful digimon are normally older and more experienced than the younger digimon whom are not nearly as strong. The Demon Lords here are also (mostly) Mega-Level digimon and as such them being so powerful and influential makes sense.
  • A Villain Named Khan: Averted. The Main villains and technically Protagonists, don't really have very evil or threatening sounding names. Rain, Coal, Inari. etc.
  • Awesomeness by Analysis: Ion mains this trope with his high intelligence.
  • Awkward Kiss: Coal and Rain had this, mostly whole the former was in his dinosaur form. Though since he became a Knightmon, it has been averted.
  • Babies Make Everything Better: After losing a dear servant, Rain and Coal use this trope to its fullest to handle the grief.
  • Backto Back Badasses: Lord Gluttony and Coal. The two have stood together time and time again against the odds, fighting when outnumbered and/or outmatched against superior opponents. Best literal example of this was when the two were surrounded by a number of hybrid digimon, and the two literally fought back to back. They managed to hold out long enough for help to arrive.
  • Badass Baritone: Coal most notably has a deep voice remarkably similar to the protagonist of a certain game involving Space Marines.
  • Badass Boast: Coals speech to the inhabitants of the city of Directory Continent."Touch those I care for, touch my family, and I don't care who you are, I will end you. I once killed Barbamon when he threatened my son. I have fought against Legendary Warriors stronger than me for the sake of my friends. Before any of you do anything out of place, think to yourself: if I would fight and kill a Demon Lord for them, what would I do to you? It took a Dark Master to kill me before, and I am twice as strong now, so stay here on your island. I won't touch you, nor will my master, and those of you who reside at the future neutral zone of SCSI Domain will even have my protection. But never cross me."
  • Badass Bookworm: Ion originally, though Impmon seems to be showing signs of this with his recent intelligence training.
  • Bad Boss: The Demon Lords introduced so far are mostly this. Daemon kills minions who displease him by doing things like cheating in a game. Leviamon is confirmed to be a Bad Boss among Bad bosses given the fear of his minions towards returning to him. Impmon is the only major exception so far.
    • Subverted by Lilithmon, who is less abusive of her minions and only mistreated Coal when he was a lesser known entity she did not trust. Towards those she respects to some degree she is a reasonable, if authoritative, overlord.
  • Badass Crew: Lord Gluttony, and his group of close nit digimon fit this trope well. Coal, Ion, Arbormon, Inari, and others all join together to be quite the force.
  • Badass Family: Coal and Rain are both powerful digimon, and their brood is no exception. Their kids are far more powerful than normal digimon of the same species.
  • Basilisk and Cockatrice: Kokatorimon was this before she was slain.
  • Battle Boomerang: Jungle-Mojyamon use these as weapons here.
  • Battle Couple: Rain & Coal: Both are extremely powerful fighters on their own, but as shown by their handling of Ogremon can coordinate attacks with each other to deal massive damage. Inari and Sovrano also fit the bill here.
  • Battle Theme Music: The GM is fond of putting music at the start of fights, and at pivotal points within them.
  • Balloon Belly: Happens to some digimon who over eat in a meal, and most noticeably Rain when she goes for a certain attack in her Calamaramon form.
  • Band of Brothers: Impmon and Coal along with Ion fit this trope very well, with Arbormon, coming in later.
  • Barely-There Swimwear: Rains Calamaramon form has even less to wear than her previous one piece swim suit attire. This one has what is basically a red thong, and two sea shells to cover her naughty bits. Coal is not one to complain about such a thing.
  • Beauty Equals Goodness: Subverted mostly. Almost every digimon who most would consider attractive turns out to have mean streak a mile wide towards those they do not know or like.
  • Beastand Beauty: Rain and Coal, (For a short time anyway) when the latter was in his champion stage, a Dark Tyrannamon whilst Rain was a Ranamon. Of course Coal evolved to Knightmon shortly after he met her new form so this trope didn't last long.
  • Beast in the Maze: For a long time there was a Minotaurmon guarding a made near the starting zone. Coal & ion barely managed to escape from it. Later the party came back and took it down easily before plundering the places riches.
  • Beast Man: Many digimon have this kind of Aesthetic, with the most recognizable probably being Leomon.
  • Be as Unhelpful as Possible: A very mean-spirited, incredibly annoying Aruraumon runs a shop in nature spirits. She was infuriating enough to even piss off Coal, a Digimon known for not showing his emotions much. Strings is kind of like this too, also being a jerk. Though recently he's become more tolerable.
  • Beak Attack: Most bird digimon have at least one attack where they use their beaks to hit opponents.
  • Bear Hug: Arbormon gave one to Coal and Sorcerymon once he met them again. Most recently another digimon named Mummymon gave one to Coal, though the reason is considered spoilerific for the moment.
  • Being Watched: Happened recently while Coal and his group were traveling around an area. He was the only one whom seemed to notice.
  • Best Friend: Coal & Impmon are literally listed as this in quest.
  • Best Friends-in-Law: Hilariously enough, once more Coal & Lord Gluttony will eventually be this. Coal ended up 'adopting' Inari as his sister since they both liked each other in a Platonic way. Lord Gluttony intends to marry Inari at some point in the future, so at that time the trope will be fully complete.
  • Best Served Cold: Greymon and Gotsumon killed Coal and Lord Gluttony's friend Kunemon. Coal was later able to kill off the evolved Gotsumon but only after multiple missed opportunities due to: Gotsumon running off mid battle, Gotsumon's sudden Digivolution power up, the second power up into a Hybrid, his ally Digivolution into a Hybrid. It only made the final victory against Gotsumon oh so sweet.
  • Betting Mini-Game: Happened in Gear Savannah where there was the ability to bet on the outcome of various fights and also into the Casino.
  • Beneath the Mask: A number of characters in this series have been shown to hide their true feelings beneath various non literal masks. Impmon in his initial conversation with Renamon is a great example here.
  • BFS: Coal as a Knightmon has his Berserk blade. Over ten feet of chrome digizoid that would probably crush a rookie trying to handle it. This ludicrously big sword than can cut powerful digimon even those such as the Hybrid of earth in twain with a single swing!
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Rain is a famous idol, loving wife, and mother of two who happens to have a sadistic side and isn't afraid to show it when it comes to anyone she doesn't like.
  • Big Bad: Lord Gluttony will eventually be this. Right now though, that position is technically filled by Lilithmon as far as Coal is concerned.
  • Big Bad Ensemble: Right now the digital world has a large number of villains such as Machinedramaon, Lucemon, and Lilithmon.
  • Big Creepy-Crawlies: The series has a very large number of big bug digimon.
  • Big Door: Various places in the digital world have this sort of thing. Most well known would be the door helping keep Machindramon's forces at bay.
  • Big Eater: Many digimon, especially those of higher levels can put away quite a lot of food in one sitting. Most notable example of this is Arbormon who can out-eat Coal when he was a giant dinosaur.
  • Big Fancy House: Lilithmon's Mansion, which used to be Myotismon's Mansion. Arbormon got a Fortress that can house the giant Petaldramon comfortably.
  • Big Good: At the moment this seems to be Cherubimon.
  • Bishounen Line: This happens with several digimon lines such as the Greymon one where they go from being big dinosaurs to smaller more humanoid bodies. Coal himself went from being a big black Tyrannomon to being a Knightmon.
  • Black Comedy: Murugu, a Biyomon Coal captured as a gift to his wife, is in mutual love with Scorch, a ruthless Digimon who rules over a Domain inhabited by Biyomon and Crabmon. Scorch's favorite food is roasted Biyomon, and Murugu doesn't mind having her Biyomon minions eaten when they fail to fulfill their obligations.
  • Blunt "Yes": Coal, and Ion are both known for delivering this line.
  • Bodyguarding a Badass: Kotemon/Suzuka was a bodyguard to Coal for a while, a rookie trying to protect an Ultimate level digimon.
  • Bond Villain Stupidity: Ice Devimon filled all the categories. Death Trap (Telling Coal one of his companions are in grave danger and he has to choose correctly which one needs saving), Evil Gloating, Why Don't You Just Shoot Him? (Leaving Impmon and Renamon in his Ice Cave instead of just killing them).
  • Both Sides Have a Point: In this case, Coal and Lord Gluttony are mostly in this for revenge against one of the main "heroes" who killed their friend in cold blood while trying to get at the then Impmon Lord Gluttony. On the other hand, Lord Gluttony is actually a demon lord, and bumping him off before he hits his stride would have been a good way to avert a lot of destruction.
  • Boy Meets Girl: Impmon/Sovrano, and Renamon/Inari. Coal/Black Agumon and Rain/Hagurumon. Not seen on screen: Agunimon and Kazemon.
  • Brain Food: Blue Apples in particular increase intelligence, though if it actually works depends on random chance.
  • Brainless Beauty: Rain was this for quite a while, but very recently seems to be training her intelligence.
  • Breaking the Fourth Wall: So far this has been kept to a minimum with only one character doing such a thing.
  • Brief Accent Imitation: Meru does this to Rains Southern accent for a single post.
  • Brother–Sister Team: Coal and Inari fit this.
  • Bunnies for Cuteness: Coals Secretary was a bunny-dog looking digimon who was considered cute, especially to Coals wife who took her for a servant.
  • Buxom Is Better: Rain's "Rainclouds" have progressively gotten bigger as the quest went on. Now they're large tracts of land, and she (along with her fans and husband) like it quite a bit.
  • Call-Back: This is seen many times in story, referencing events such as the one behind main characters main motivation, the behaviour of his wife before she bonded with the human spirit of water, and many others. That said the GM doesn't never does it pointlessly, and he always has a reason for it.
  • Call-Forward: Certain events from a couple series have been foreshadowed at by the GM, though since thunder is famously tricky, the various comments used have actually turn out to be red herrings, or even him just playing a joke.
  • Calling Your Attacks: Done quite a lot in the quest simply because that is how digimon normally do things. Not even the Stoic main character is who rarely speaks is safe from this trope. The only ones who are seem to be feral digimon.
  • Call It Karma: Invoked by the player base against Grumblemon after Coal slew him. He killed Kunemon, so Coal in turn killed him.
  • Came Back Strong: Averted since digimon who die normally come back far weaker in the form of eggs, and have to climb their way back up again as their death means losing most of their data.
  • Canon Character All Along: This trope has been invoked repeatedly in the quest, with several characters such as the cast of adventure 01 or 02 often coming into the story in unexpected ways. The first example was Kunemon being a reincarnation if a certain bug digimon, with a ton more coming out as the quest progressed.
  • Can't Catch Up: Coal feels this way towards MetalGreymon in terms of combat power, and considering that the latter is a partner digimon it makes sense why they'd be so much more powerful than the 'normal' ones such as the protagonist.
  • Card Games: In the digital world there seems to be this in the form of digimon cards. Knowing how to actually play seems to be rare, but thanks to a certain human, several digimon have learned how to play. The villain protagonist officially has the game as a hobby.
  • Cast Full of Crazy: This quest seems to have this trope in spades considering how various characters can be at time. Some are sadistic, another breaks the fourth wall, and two are unhealthily obsessed with revenge.
  • Cat Fight: The initial fight between Rain and Kazemon could be considered this, though after that the battles became far more deadly.
  • Cats Are Mean: Lilithmon used her Gatomon form (A cat) to train (IE, beat horribly) Lord Gluttony whilst he was still in his In-Training stage, being batted about like ball of yarn, and used it also to threaten Coal covertly and to fight in a tournament where she crushed her opponents.
  • Cats Are Snarkers: Once again Gatomon was this to Coal, snarling at him when they initially interacted.
  • Cavalry Betrayal: Duskmon's betrayal against the heroes when he struck against Zephyrmon could be considered this. It looked like he was coming to help in the heroes fight, but instead went and betrayed them literally stabbing an 'ally' in the back. This happened again to the main cast when Duskmon showed up to the next fight.
  • Cave Behind the Falls: Rain & Coals house can be considered this, though the falls seem to be a bit more barrier like than normal water.
  • Cerebus Rollercoaster: In the arc of fighting against Puppetmon's former forces, this trope has happened bouncing between light hearted family scenes, and those where allies have died.
  • Cerebus Syndrome: Happens a number of times in quest, dark sad scenes followed up by heartwarming ones. Like when a certain follower died, and then right afterwords Coal and Rain comforted each other. Said 'comforting' led directly to another pair of children.
  • Challenge Seeker: A number of characters with the series so far have had this trope apply to them. Coal and Ogremon are examples which stand out the most.
  • Chameleon Camouflage: Literally In the case of Chamelemon who use this to hide or ambush foes.
  • Character Customization: Averted here, the players cannot openly customize the main character, he started off as a Black Agumon, and moved up from there. The changes to his next forms is far more complex than just 'customizing' him.
  • Character Death: Invoked repeatedly by the GM, and no one so far truly seems to be safe from it. Not even Coal. Obviously this has caused quite a few tear-jerking moments when friends or allies died, while the deaths of enemies have been celebrated. Lucky this is Digimon and reincarnation is a thing, so barring some exceptions, the deaths aren't permanent.
  • Character Depth: Thunder as a GM is great at making sure various characters all have some sort of depth to them, making them believable and more than just cut outs or bland stereotypes.
  • Character Development: One of the very best aspects of the quest is just how much certain characters have grown. Coal, (The Main Protagonist) went from a stoic, anti-social Black Agumon to a married Knightmon with children. Lord Gluttony went from something along the lines of what we've seen from the initial showing Impmon in tamers to a stalwart loyal friend who's going to be a Demon Lord someday. And that's just two examples. Thunder has done a lot more.
  • Character Magnetic Tea: Coals main group seems to be this, having started with just himself and Lord Gluttony. It has now expanded to have two elemental Hybrids, (Rain & Arbormon) Ion, and Inari. Strings can possibly be joining it as well.
  • Character Tics: Invoked quite a lot in the quest with unique characters having their own quirks, and attitudes which they often repeat in this manner.
  • Cheerful Child: Half of Coal & Rains kids seem to be this, seemingly being very happy all the time. Funnily enough this happens to be the female half who notably seem to take after their mother rather than the stoic Coal.
  • Chekhov M.I.A.: May have been used by the GM in regards to one of the main characters possibly being a powerful character from Adventure 02.
  • Chekhov's Gun: The way the quest is set up, some hints and even character choices come up as very well timed and executed. One example is the Beast Spirit Of Water; early in the quest, Coaelamon's shop had a super special item that cost 4 million bits (impossible to buy at the time). It later turned out to be very important as a way for Rain to get her next evolution.
  • Cherry Blossom Girl: This trope may be in play considering Coals second daughter is in fact named Sakura.
  • Chessmaster: Considering all the villains out and about in the world, along with the highly intelligent goes this is an almost guaranteed certainty. For more concrete examples we have Ion and Tank who seem to be this in spades considering the trap they've set up for the heroes.
  • Chest Blaster: A great many cyborg digimon have this kind of attack, most notably so far MetalGreymon whom launches powerful missiles.
  • Childhood Friend Romance: Played straight with two sets of characters. Rain and Coal were friends in their Rookie stages, and ended up marrying later on. Lord Gluttony and Inari are another example of this.
  • Childhood Friends: Over half of the current Main Cast can be considered this going by how they met while rookies.
  • Choose Your Own Adventure: The entire premise of the story. It's a quest where the players decide many decisions via voting for what is going to happen next.
  • Classical Antihero: Subverted. Coal while starting off like an Anti-Hero had his fair share of flaws.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: Rain was like this for a while but Coal was able to get her out of this stage fairly quickly.
  • Closed Circle: Used in a couple places so far, but for perfectly IC reasons. Most recently observed in the war with Puppetmon's forces where it's the main characters job to try and find the enemy base, so he can't exactly go out gallivanting around.
  • Close-Range Combatant: The quest is chock full of these types of people including the Villain Protagoinst who as a Knightmon mostly wields a sword. Many other digimon also fill this role, with a great many species seemingly geared directly for melee combat.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: So far we've only had one example in quest, and that is Arbormon. The reason for this seems to be his brain, or lack thereof, and his habit of watching TV.
  • Cloudcuckoolander's Minder: Generally whoever is with Arbormon at the time be it Coal, Rain, or Lord Gluttony. The first one we see actually acting like this seems to be Rain. Though she isn't exactly afraid of beating him up for eccentrics.
  • Code of Honour: A couple digimon so far have displayed such a thing, Coal being a Knightmon has of course done so, albeit only to opponents who haven't given reason not too. Agunimon is a far better example, though perhaps too far in that direction. The lack of pragmatism has led to some... Consequences.
  • Collapsing Lair: In part 2 after Coal kills Lobomon he searches the mons office, and eventually finds a number counting down. This proves to be a self destruct sequence which activates explosives all around Lobomons base on Folder Continent. It explodes, and begins collapsing in on itself moments later. Coal himself gets trapped underneath a large chunk of roof, but ends up cutting it in two with Balmung before jumping away.
  • Combat Commentator: Etemon has been this for a number of tournaments, sometimes it could be considered funny, but other times the main cast has ahted him for it.
  • Combat Medic: Lord Gluttony as Sorcerymon seems to have become this as of late, having learned a spell which can heal himself or his allies mid-battle. This has helped his ability to support his allies in combat quite a bit. That said he's still a Demon Lord (Albeit one still training) and he can pack quite the mean wallop. Enough to stand up to foes an entire evolution ahead of himself.
  • Combat Pragmatist: Most digimon seem to be fighters of this sort, which makes sense considering just how many end up fighting each other. Special call outs to Ogremon whom used this to beat up Agunimon by tricking him into an uneven fight.
  • Combat Tentacles: There are a large number of digimon whom have these and use them to great effect. Octomon and Calmaramon in particular are great examples of it.
  • Combination Attack: Something possible for multiple digimon to pull off. However two Digimonmon whom must be very close and probably train together for such a thing to be a possibility in combat.
  • Comedic Sociopathy: Used a couple times so far, mostly in the form of strings, or recently when Gotsumon kicked the bucket.
  • Come with Me If You Want to Live: Used at least once so far in the quest, namely by Mercurymon who helped Coal and Lord Gluttony when they were facing two enemy hybrids.
  • Comically Missing the Point: Because several of the characters are either very stoic of literal this particular tropes has managed to have been pulled off a number of times.
  • Commuting on a Bus: Seemingly happened to Sorcerymon as he has to 'study' during several of the main characters adventures. Thankfully The Bus Came Back and he came to help Coal, Rain, and Arbormon out of what would have been an unwinnable situation.
  • Computer Virus: The Virus-type digimon are in lore sometimes literally computer viruses. How that plays out in the 'real world' compared to the digital one is a bit confusing though.
  • Connected All Along: The GM Thunderscourge has managed to do this with a number of things which the players never suspected. At that point it is likely that he will continue doing such things in the future. The arguably biggest thing so far was Rain ending up as the Hybrid of water.
  • Cool Big Sis: Inari could arguably be considered as this for Coal as it is very likely that she is in fact older than him. But her exact age has never been mentioned before.
  • Cool Sword: As a Knightmon Coal has two (or maybe three) blades at his disposal, one that's longer than ten feet and thicker than most humans, whilst the other is an arming sword. Most recently he got a new blade which may or may not be made from the body he had in his past life.
  • Counter Attack: There's literally a technique that acts in this manner. Players have been trying to get it for a while, but alas the opportunity has not come up yes. Mostly because it is in fact very rare, and few digimon actually know it.
  • Covered in Kisses: Presumably happens to Coal after every time he *ahem* "practices CQC" with Rain.
  • Covert Pervert: Inverted here. Most digimon who do like "The Bouncies" are rather open with their stares.
  • Cowardly Boss: Inverted so far. Most of the "Bosses" so far have not been cowards at all, but rather powerful enemies that prefer to fight to the end.
  • Cowboy: A number of digimon are in fact literally based off of cowboys. Revolvermon comes to the forefront in that category.
  • Coy, Girlish Flirt Pose: Rain does this to Coal, who at first is stoic enough that the generally doesn't notice much. As time has gone on that has become less and less of the case, and now he's blushing when his now larger wife does such things.
  • Create Your Own Villain: Coal is this to Greymon after Greymon attacked Coal and Kunemon/Kuwagamon in an attempt to get at Impmon. Kazemon is this to Coal as well after Coal killed her 'sister' Kokatorimon, whereas before Kazemon had no personal feud or issue with Coal.
  • Creating Life: A large number of characters in digimon have managed this kind of thing, first and most notably Arukenimon with her creating various digimon through her own data and large black pillars. She helped Lilithmon make a 'data fusion' process which allowed Lord Gluttony to exist. From there it seems to have spread out a bit with her kid Lord Gluttony accidentally managing it with a Inari. Coal and Rain on the other hand took this process and RAN with it. They now have 4 kids.
  • Creating Life Is Awesome: Referring to the previous post, Arukenimon created champions, Ultimates and even a powerful mega through the power of Science. It is awesome.
  • Creature-Breeding Mechanic: Done in game with Coal and Rain doing said trope. A lot. Sorcerymon is Jealous.
  • Creepily Long Arms: A number of digimon represent this trope quite well. Devimon is probably the most famous example, but there are others such as Arukenimon.
  • Crippling Overspecialization: Some digimon who overspecialize in their chosen stat can accidentally become this. If a digimon focuses purely on defense they won't really be able to hit anything or do any damage for example.
  • Critical Hit: Allowed in the game system by rolling a 1. Aside from being an auto-hit it also allows a Digimon to multiply their damage which is nice. There are even traits to raise that chance from a 1 in 100 to a 1d6.
  • Crossover: Of many Digimon shows and games, which have been mixed together to form a new continuity mainly based off of Adventure and Digimon World 1, but includes facets from Tamers, Frontier, Digimon World 2, 4, DS, Dawn and Dusk, among others.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: When Daemon first appeared he came as a seemly disrespectful Patamon of all things. The Demon Lord Of Wrath showed is form shortly after. Coal was very glad he didn't try and eat him before.
  • Crutch Character: Kunemon was this for the very first part of the quest giving Coal and later Lord Gluttony a safe place to sleep, and later helped carry them though fights with a few Goblimon tribes. He was sadly taken away from them by the "Heroes" which caused Coal and Lord Gluttony to swear revenge.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Coals very brutal execution of Etemon in part 2 with him bisecting the ultimate twice after the he continued harrasing Sayo.
  • Cry into Chest: Rain did this to Coal when they first met after she'd bonded with her spirit. Due to previous events the Villain protagonist had gone into training from hell, and thus abandoned his social obligations including his visits to the emotionally fragile Numemon that was his girlfriend. She took this hard, and when they met up and made up the trope was used.
  • Cultured Badass: Mercurymon tries to be this, mostly because he found a book with ye old English and thought that perhaps talking that way would be cool. The hybrid of metal does his very best to live up to this trope however, and is most certainly a badass considering what he did to Daemon.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Coals first fight against Ion was this way, Duskmon did this to Coal in the tournament, the fights against Greymon has used this on Coal who was barely able to damage him. Has happened quite a number of times since them, like Coals fight against Ion when the latter was Lobomon, Coals recent fight against Sovrano after the demon lord got serious, Sovrano kicking the ass of his sons Gouzu & Meizu
  • Curves in All the Right Places: A large number of female human-like digimon have this trope in spades. Angewomon, Lady Devimon, Lilithmon, Zephyrmon, and now most notably Rain in her Ranamon and Calamaramon forms.
  • Cute and Psycho: There's a couple characters who seem to play this trope well so far, but the most notable one is probably Ranamon. Oh sure she's a loving wife and mother, but don't piss her off. Really don't. The last person to do that was her Rival Kazemon, and she got crushed to death, eaten and then turned into Milk for Rain & Coals children.
  • Cute Bruiser: One should never underestimate cut digimon. EVER. Some are champions, Ultimates or even powerful Megas which could if they wanted too wipe out huge bulky digimon with a single tap. Gatomon tend to be this in spades.
  • Cyberspace: This is literally the digital world.
  • Cyborg: There's a very large amount of digimon that fall into this category, Andromon, MetalGreymon, Gigadramon, the list goes on for hours.
  • Dented Iron: Omegamon an extremely powerful Digimon that Coal puts on the same level of power as Demon Lords has had one side of his body completely crippled and horrifically damaged.
  • Daddy's Little Villain: Meru & Sakura are likely going to be this once they get older, right now they're both still rookies though. Viximon is certainly going to be this considering who her father is.
  • Dad the Veteran: With Lilithmon spreading the Data Fusion process around to Rain, and Coal, the latter has become this thanks to becoming a father.
  • Dainty Combat: A number of female digimon with more fragile speed based builds fight like this. Kazemon, is certainly this, for an example.
  • Damage-Increasing Debuff: A number of attacks and techniques in the digital world have this effect, with the most notably so far being the effects of Coals bleed attacks at 5 stacks making several of his other blows do more damage.
  • Damage Over Time: Attacks that cause poison or bleed have this effect, with there likely being more that have a similar effect. They don't all work on the same principle, with poison being percentage based on the targets health, bleed working on the users attack, etc.
  • Damage Reduction: The defense stat primarily does this, reducing the damage one receives from attacks based on how high it is. Blocking also works on this principle mostly serving to reduce damage substantially rather than negate it.
  • Damage-Sponge Boss: A number of powerful digimon, especially those in the mega level can have some ludicrously large health bars. Leviamon for instance would classify as this.
  • Damsel in Distress: This trope has been used once so far, applying to Inari though not in the usual way.
  • Damsel out of Distress:So far the female characters have often been some of the strongest as well. It was thought that Rain might have been a damsel at some point, but she escaped on her own.
  • Danger Deadpan: A number of characters in the series seem to have been able to pull this trope off. Coal is perfect at it, Ion doe sit quite well, and even Sorcerymon has done it once or twice.
  • Dangerous Deserter: Vilemon that deserting, Jerkass, blabbermouth son of a bitch!
  • Dark Action Girl: So far, the game has two very good examples of this trope. Rain is a servant to Lucemon, an absolute sadistic bitch to her enemies, crushed one of the main heroes to death, (slowly I might add) and is overall quite the badass. Inari is another example, being a LadyDevimon, girlfriend to a demon lord, and quite the fighter.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Half of the main cast has something along these lines. Deceased friends, parental abuse, getting mocked by others when they were a rookie, etc.
  • Dark Chick: The game has this directly with Rain. She was the counterpart to Kazemon who was with the heroes, and is a Dark Action Girl rather than a manipulator.
  • Dark Is Evil: Played straight in regards to a number of digimon such as Devimon or most of the demon lords. Duskmon is a perfect example here.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: A large number of digimon fit this category, just because of ones species is dark does not mean that the Digimon itself is evil. It has more to do with their personalities.
  • Dark Mistress: Rain is this to Coal. Inari is this to Impmon, though they're the types that know what their doing and only the former is any sort of ditz.
  • Dash Attack: A number if digimon have a technique or two which works on this premise. Can be very useful for potentially catching more speedy builds, or building up momentum for a stronger attack.
  • Deadly Game: Strings 'plays' this with digimon that are weaker than him, torturing them In a sick game until they die.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Coal has been this a couple times with his comments among friends, but it's likely one if his sons such as Reycom might fit this better once he grows a bit more.
  • Deal with the Devil: Coals deal with Lilithmon could be considered such, though he didn't exactly sell his soul, it was more him being threatened into making the agreement.
  • Death Amnesia: Happens to almost every single digimon that dies. They're reincarnated sans memories though it is possible for some to regain them. Demon lords seem immune to the memory loss from such a thing.
  • Death by Adaptation: A large number of the main digimon from adventure 01 seem to have had this happen to them. Thankfully they're back in one form or another.
  • Death from Above: Most digimon who can fly and use ranged attacks can pull this trope off. Most notably so far the Villain protagonist recently got a technique that has him leap up, and come down hard on his opponent.
  • Death Is Cheap: Averted. Death has always been treated very heavily and with significance in the game so far. Considering the loss of memories that results when a Digimon is killed it makes sense. The reincarnation is in most aspects a different digimon than before.
  • Death Is Not Permanent: Since digimon reincarnate when they die most deaths are not truly permanent barring a few special circumstances.
  • Death of a Thousand Cuts: Tends to be how digimon with health and defense but low attack bring enemies down, and the same goes for digimon who focus on speed to the detriment of their attack stack. Also happens when higher tier digimon get swarmed by swarms of weaker enemies who can only kill them by shaving away their health bit by bit.
  • Decapitated Army: Happened to the dark masters forces upon their deaths. That said, several of the dark masters do seem to be returning, and they're banding together whatever remnants remained of their armies back together.
  • Decapitation Presentation: Daemon was able to kill off the Jijimon whom had been troubling the main cast. He then presented Coal with the severed head.
  • Deconstructed Character Archetype: The GM, Thunderscourge has been great at pulling this off with both the main cast and the "Heroes" of the setting.
  • Deconstructed Trope: As with the trope directly above this one indicates, the GM has not been kind with some tropes, and seems to rather enjoy deconstructing them.
  • Deep Cover Agent: Later in the game a certain hybrid turns out to have been working for the other side the entire time. He pulls a massive betrayal as part of the reveal and is responsible for the death of several characters.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: Played straight in the case of Ion & Rain, but averted when facing off against the heroes.
  • Defeat Means Respect: Averted so far, mainly since the only people who've defeated Coal are those he already repeated, or a dire enemy which he despises.
  • Defiant to the End: Played straight with the Villain Protagonist. Coal so far has been like this to MetalGreymon. Averted with Grumblemon, who begged before he was slain.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Inari was like this at first, and Rika arguably still is.
  • Denied Food as Punishment: Invoked upon Arbormon by Rain... For a bit anyway. She eventually relented.
  • Derailed Train of Thought: Arbormon has this happen to him almost every five seconds. The reason we get for this is explained later. And in short it's because he apparently lacks ninety percent of his brain.
  • Desperately Craves Affection: Ursula whilst she was still alive embodied this trope quite well.
  • Determinator: In the quest there have been a few characters who seem to be this. Though none if them truly stand out at it like the villain protagonist Coal. He literally has a trait which allows him to fight on past the point where most digimon would be unconscious or dead.
  • Devoted to You: This Trope has been used a lot in quest, though the biggest example is likely Rain. A Digimon whose relationship with Coal is literally listed as Eternal Devotion.
  • Did I Just Say That Out Loud?: Arbormon has been prone to do something along the lines of this trope, accidentally voicing his thoughts. Though he doesn't seem to notice that he does do these things.
  • Died in Your Arms Tonight: Has happened twice to subordinates of Coal recently. Meramon died in Coals arms after getting stabbed by Duskmon, and Ursula followed later getting slain by MetalGreymon.
  • Difficulty by Region: How the GM tends to differentiate various areas aside from names is how dangerous they are. Some regions are far more difficult than others.
  • Dirty Coward: Phelesmon was this, a Digimon who would retreat whenever he came into any real danger and use his subordinates as meat shields so he could get to safety. Vilemon was like this as well.
  • Disc-One Final Boss: Grumblemon in his beast spirit form could probably have been considered this for the Villain Protagonist.
    • A better example would be Duskmon or Machinedramon, as they happen at the end of the Chrome Mine arc. Duskmon was the last official "boss" fight with stats and rolls while Machinedramon was a Cutscene Boss with the fight written out instead. Both were Unwinnable Boss Fights that ended badly; the former devolving Coal to his Champion form, and the latter ended with his demise.
  • Disc One Final Dungeon: The Chrome Mine is pivotal turning point in the quest as Coal has died and reborn in a new region, Sovrano, now a Beelzebumon, is on his way of bringing peace to File Island, and the Infamy quest is going to get a new thread to signify Part 2.
  • Disney Death: Gotsumons (second) death. He got tackled off a cliff, and fell to his death.
  • Distaff Counterpart: A number of digimon seem to take this role, though very few have actually shown up so far in the quest. Aside from Inari's Ultimate form again.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: Happens to a large number of digimon who look at pretty females like Ranamon, or Kazemon.
  • Divergent Character Evolution: Coal and his hated enemy are perfect examples of this. Both started off as Agumon (with Coal being a sub-species) and then evolved to large dinosaurs. However Coals next form ended up being a Knightmon, something extremely different than the MetalGreymon his foe ended up becoming.
  • Does Not Know How to Say "Thanks": Coal started off this way, Lord Gluttony, was like this at first, and Duskmon is most certainly like this. Though the former two seemed to have matured a bit in that regard since their rookie days.
  • Does This Remind You of Anything?: Used heavily in the case of "Data Fusion" Something the Demon Lord of Lust Llilithmon cooked up. It allows two digimon to fuse their data in something that sounds remarkably similar to how humans create babies. Coal and Rain seem to enjoy this process a great deal if their numerous children are any indication.
  • Dominatrix: Lady Devimon has been referenced to look like one of these several times by Rika.
  • Don't You Dare Pity Me!: Strings seem to take this attitude regarding others, he wants friends, but he hates it when people try to pity him because of it. Or at all really.
  • Doting Parent: Rain is noted as being one of these towards her children.
  • Door Stopper: As of April 2017 the series is about 410,000 words. Impressive given it only started February 2017.
  • Driven to Villainy: Coal is a big example of this trope. He started off as a rival, and anti-hero at worst. However when the main "Heroes" killed his friend, he swore vengeance and became a big villain to them.
  • Duel to the Death: Coal tried to pull this off against MetalGreymon, twice. So far neither involved one of them dying, but they were both very close with the Villain Protagonist only surviving thanks to others. It wounded his a;ready battered pride deeply.
  • Due to the Dead: Coal has done this for the death of his various friends and subordinates. Meramon, Ursula, and Kunemon. The Tear Jerker page has fan art of these.
  • Dumb Is Good: Played straight with Grumblemon, but averted with Arbormon. Also straight enough in the fact that, a large portion of the main cast seems to have high int, whereas the main heroes do not.
  • Dumbass Has a Point: Arbormon has done this every now and again. While he's missing a large chunk of his brain, he can still bring some wisdom every now and again.
  • Dump Stat: Most digimon who don't use generalist builds have this, mostly so they can train their other ones better. Coal for instance has speed as his. More agile digimon tend to have defense as theirs.
  • Dwindling Party: Coal and friends have pulled this off on the main 'heroes' of the story, first killed off their Grumblemon comrade, and more recently knocking off Kazemon. To add insult to injury they even 'recruited' the latter through... Certain means.
  • Dynamic Character: This quest has a number of characters who change hugely of the course of the story. The powers of love and friendship play a big part in this, as someone like Renamon who started off solely trying to get power ends up becoming a loving mother. Coal himself goes from a loner to "The Princess Of Friendship" as dubbed by the GM.
  • Early-Bird Boss: Duskmon likely counts as this considering his absolutely insane power, and how early the Villain Protagonist first fought him (In a Tournament) while only a champion. This trope was used once more later where Coal fought him again this time while a Knightmon. Sadly the gap between them was still far too large for Coal to even hit him.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Used with characters such as Mushroomon (who later became Arbormon) and a certain Gatomon who was far more powerful than the players thought. Lord Gluttony also is technically included in this trope, though he showed up again to the quest proper in his Impmon form rather shortly after his first cameo.
  • Earn Your Fun: This trope is in play with the game itself. Many of the 'fun' things were earned by the players playing in smart, or at least not suicidal ways. Like the family stuff with Rain & The kids. That said like many quests there are sometimes... Not so smart decisions, or ones that make lemmings look like they have a great sense of self preservation.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: This trope is in play on in full force here. In order for Coal and the rest of the characters to have their 'good' end they're going to have to work their asses off. Mostly because there are so many other Digimon in the world that would see them deleted, or meeting other grisly demises. Thankfully Coal is if anything, a very hard worker.
  • Earn Your Title: Demon lords from what we've learned have to fight for their title, destroying all other challengers of the same species (or those with the potential to become said species) to actually get their title. Then they have to keep it, preventing any newcomers from kicking them off their thrones. They're some of the most powerful Digimon in the Digital World for a reason.
  • Easily Impressed: Digimon with low intelligence tend to fall into this trope, though only ones that aren't so dumb that they can't comprehend basic power structures like gob gob, Yggdrasil rest his soul.
  • Easing into the Adventure: The story starts off relatively simple in terms of tone and characters. The main character just wanted to get stronger than his rival. However the plot came calling, killed off one of his best friends, and started the entire story on a roller-coaster of feels that hasn't stopped yet.
  • Easter Egg: The GM Thunderscourge is a master of this trope, and has filled his quest with an absurd amount of these. The first and most notable was Kunemon being a reincarnation of Tentomon,but there are over a dozen more, and they seem to pop up almost everywhere if someone looks hard enough.
  • Eaten Alive: Implied to be what happened to the roasted Biyomon considering how digimon always turn to direct data when they die unless certain shenanigans are implied.
  • Eating the Enemy: Calamaramon joked about doing this to Zephyrmon in front of some Toucanamon who called her a monster. It is technically true. Several of the players wish to repeat said process on a couple members of the "Heroes" though others are against doing that.
  • Eating the Eye Candy: Coal's introduction to Ranamon!Rain has this, with the Villain Protagonist staring at her good looks, however he's so stoic that it was impossible to tell. Strings and Arbormon react towards Naomi in her Lilymon form when they first see her, though only the former actually follows up romantically.
  • Eccentric Mentor: Daemon plays this trope to the Villain protagonist. Sideways/Tank the Tankmon plays this to Ion, and Kotemon.
  • Eccentric Millionaire: Rain could technically be considered to be part of this trope considering just how much money she manages to gain by having so many fans all around the digital world. Though she's mostly spent her money so far on a kickass house for herself, her kids and her husband.
  • Eccentric Townsfolk: Not technically by the main characters of his friends yet, however it is heavily implied that a number of locations around the digital world do have this trope applied to them.
  • Education Mama: Lillithmon could be considered a very supremely brutal version of this trope, though instead of becoming something like a successful doctor her goals are more geared towards her offspring becoming a demon lord. It means quite the.... Brutal upbringing.
  • Electronic Speech Impediment: Digimon of machine lines will sometimes have this trope applied to them, especially if their intelligence isn't that high (which is fairly rare) though the only seen example so far was Rain as Hagurumon. She used to say "Gzzzz" quite a lot when in her rookie form, often at the end or middle of her sentences.
  • Elemental Armor: Is theoretically possible in the digital world, especially by the hybrids which represent various elements, though we haven't seen it pulled off quite yet.
  • Elemental Barrier: Several of the hybrids can pull this maneuver off, though the most noticeable so far has been Rain, the hybrid of water whom can summon nearby water to protect herself in such a manner.
  • Elemental Embodiment: A number of digimon such as Meramon fit under this trope, though the warriors using elemental spirits specifically do this as well.
  • Elemental Nation: Nature Spirits Village is the most prominent example of this. Heck their houses are literally trees! A number of other places in the digital world also follow along the lines of this trope, though they're mostly in extremely temperate places.
  • Elemental Powers: The Digimon hybrids have powers related to their respective elements. When they have access to their element they dominate and show powers beyond what they ought to be capable of normally.
  • Elemental Punch: A large number of digimon can do this type of move, though in the case of Meramon this is literal since their body is made of fire. Many of the hybrids can also do something vaguely similar using their element to create specific attacks which use their element to boost their physical blow.
  • Enhanced Punch: A number of Digimon in the quest, have a move literally called Mega Punch. It involves punching people... very hard.
  • Elemental Rock-Paper-Scissors: Uses extensively in the quest with various elements having a bonus over each other. This comes out at a 10% bonus to damage. Water has this to fire, Thunder has this over water, etc.
  • Elemental Weapon: Kotemon's sword attacks work as this, with many other digimon having similar moves where their weapon is empowered by an element.
  • Elite Mooks: Most of the factions in the digital world have this to some degree, Machinedramon has powerful 'optimized' Ultimates for example. In general Ultimates or particularly strong champions often fulfill this roll.
  • Embodiment of Vice: Each of the demon lords very specifically plays to this. Lust, Greed, Gluttony, Pride, Wrath, etc.
  • Embodiment of Virtue: Each of the crests which are related to the digidestined embody a virtue. Hope, Love, Courage, once again etc. The fact that this trope is right next to Embodiment of Vice is a bit humorous.
  • Emotional Bruiser: Arbormon could possibly have been considered this considering how free he was with giving out hugs, and being happy.
  • Enemies List: Coal seems to be developing this because of all of his hated foes. First and foremost is MetalGreymon, with Lucemon, and Duskmon coming next. Barbamon also joined the list recently, and it is likely that the list will be expanded as time goes on.
  • Enemy Mine: A number of the players wish to apply this trope with Agunimon. It will never be applied to Metal Greymon.
  • Enigmatic Minion: Tank/Sideways could potentially be considered this, but sadly he was slain before where his actual allegiance lies could be put into light.
  • Ensemble Cast: Can potentially be applied to the main 'heroes' of the story. MetalGreymon is a partner digimon of a human, and seems to get a decent amount of focus along with his human as far as plot goes. On the other hand, he is technically The Lancer for another character who tends to fit the Main Character roll better.
  • Enthusiasm vs. Stoicism: Played rather straight here. The villain protagonist Coal is known for being a very stoic person, whereas the heroes of the story tend to be rather hotblooded and emotional.
  • Epic Flail: Vikemon (which is the mega evolution of Gomamon) has this trope apply to him. This is simply because his main weapon of choice is a pair of big flails.
  • Equipment Upgrade: Coal got one of these in the last arc thanks to a pair of recently introduced characters. They take the form of a new shield and sword, though thanks to some recent training he really only uses the shield now. He can possibly reequip the sword in the future though.
  • Establishing Character Moment: The quest has a number of these, but the most noticeable come from the main character himself. Fighting Agumon despite knowing he will lose, slugging it out to the point where he was knocked unconscious while still standing because he refused to bow down to his rival.
  • Eternal Love: Rain has this for Coal, and from the looks of things he likely has the exact same feelings for her.
  • Even Bad Men Love Their Mamas: Lord Gluttony Loves his mother (Lilithmon) dearly despite him being a Demon Lord (in training) and it's likely that he won't ever forget those feelings.
  • Evil Uncle: Daemon: There's no denying that this demon lord, the uncle of Lord Gluttony isn't evil. He's known for killing other digimon on but mere whims, if they cheat in a simple game, or if their boss is just slow to a meeting. Thankfully Coal and Lord Gluttony seem to be immune to his kill-happy tendencies. He considers himself Lord Gluttony's uncle, and Coal his Pupil.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Kazemon got a big shock when Rain corrected her that Coal was not her minion but actually her husband. Once again the fact that the villains aren't mustache twirling evil (half of the time anyway) seems to surprise her.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Played straight in the case of Coal and most of the main cast. They're evil yes, but they despise betrayal, and a number of the other worse aspects of villainy. Averted on the part of Lucemon and Duskmon who seem to hold nothing as too dirty as long as it helps them meet their goals.
  • Even Mooks Have Loved Ones: Played Straight. For a long time in the quest, the main character was more or less a mook in Lilithmons army, and he certainly has loved ones. A number of other characters who are Mooks also have this trope applied to them such as pre-reincarnation Ursula.
  • Everyone Has A Special Move: This trope is certainly in play here. Each and every digimon has an 'ultimate' move which often tends to be their trademark attack.
  • Everything's Better with Plushies: Rain seem to believe in this trope very, very fiercely. She has created quite a high number of them both of herself, and for her children. Enough that they could literally be used for a bed at this point. Heck her children at points actually have.
  • Everything's Better with Spinning: Calamaramon's Ultimate attack is this, with her spinning about to make her squid part a drill. Meru seems to have also taken this up wit her 'dancing' which incorporates a large quantity of spinning around.
  • Evil Albino: The Lady Devimon species tends to play to this roll considering her white skin, red eyes and white/silver hair. Inari is a prime example.
  • Evil Counterpart: Coal Started as this to Greymon, but as time went on he's deviated further and further from that standard. Beyond that the digital world has a large amount of examples like this such as Devimon being an evil counterpart to Angemon for example.
  • Evil Diva: Rain very much is considered this. Her form as a Ranamon has earned her countless fans in the digital world, however beyond that she does work for Lucemon one of the Demon Lords, is the wife of one of Main Heroes most hated foes, and even became one of those herself when she killed off her good counterpart. She's also a spiteful, rather merciless person.
  • Evil Duo: The quest has a fair number of examples with this: Coal and Lord Gluttony/Sovrano, Mummymon and Arukenimon, Coal and Rain, Sovrano and Inari, ect.
  • Evil Genius: A number of Digimon with high intelligence could be considered this, as all one technically has to be in this case is evil, a high amount of int, and dedication towards Science! As such, Arukenimon and Lilithmon both fall into this category.
  • Evil Gloating: Used by the villain IceDevimon (before he was slain) but also by others such as Lucemon and Barbamon. Of the last two only the latter has really paid for it, and even then it wasn't much. The players look forward to possibly ending the demon lord of pride for all of his evil shenanigans towards the main character.
  • Evil Is Hammy: True in the case of a very many 'evil' Digimon so far. While the main character averts this trope his companions are not so stoic. Arbormon, Sovrano, and the like are all rather hammy when they want to be.
  • Evil Is One Big, Happy Family: Used here as the various Demon lords are all technically "allied" with each other, and this on the same side. That said, there is still a great deal of conflict with various factions jostling for power within the group.
  • Evil Is Petty: Lucemon is the best example of this so far in the quest. He has done some truly terrible things to the main character simply because he wouldn't leave Lilithmon's army to join his own. These acts out of pettiness have put him at the very top of Coals Kill list next to MetalGreymon.
  • Evil Laugh: Most of the demon lords seem to have this to some extent, and it makes the players want to punch them in the face. Villains such as IceDevimon also had this before Sorcerymon knocked him off the mortal coil.
  • Evil Matriarch: In quest Lilithmon counts as this considering how Sovrano still lives under her wing.
  • Evil Mentor: So far these have been pretty standard considering the Villain Protagonist nature of Coal and his fellows. Daemon is a good example specefcially here, with Lilithmon also popping up, albeit to Sovrano.
  • Evil Minions: The Villain Protagonist and all but one of the current main cast fall into this category one way or another. Coal also has a squad of digimon under him who fit this trope as well.
  • Evil Overlord: The Demon Lords once again make their presence known here, being a bunch of evil digimon who are lords of their respective territories and the digimon whom live there.
  • Evil Parents Want Good Kids: Averted in the quest so far. None of the parents have ever wanted their kids to be "good" or anything ridiculous like that. Coal mainly wants his to be powerful and safe. Lord Gluttony wants the same for his. This falls into evil pragmatism for them, which includes having them not act like stupid over the top villains.
  • Evil Power Vacuum: It is considered very likely that this will happen when a Demon Lord is sealed, wit the others all rushing to swallow up the banished ones territories and forces for their own. Happened earlier when the Dark Masters were defeated, which allowed the Demon Lords to rise up.
  • Evil Puppeteer: The Mega-Level digimon Puppetmon is this trope in spades. They like making puppets, playing with them, and also suing strings to 'play' with other digimon.
  • Evil Sorcerer: Sovrano, a Sorcerymon, also happens to be a Demon Lord. Technically most evil digimon who primarily use high programming could fit into this trope, but there are several that just fit it very well. Daemon is huge on temporal magic here, Barbamon is the spitting image of this trope, etc. One should never underestimate a magic user here, for it can allow them some very neat tricks.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: Played straight with Coal (whom has a voice noted to be similar to a certain Ultramarine Captain)along with a number of other big evil digimon. Others however have it averted such as Puppetmon who don't exactly have low voices.
  • Evil Versus Evil: This seems to be the eventual plan for Sovrano's army. He really wants to take Lucemon's faction down, so when the times come, there will be a very substantial amount of violence between the two "evil" factions.
  • Evil Wears Black: A large portion of Virus type evil digimon certainly make use of this trope with Devimon likely being the most prominent example. Many of the demon lords also have some sort of black to their color scheme.
  • Evolutionary Levels: These are a huge thing in the setting and the quest, and most often govern the power levels of the setting. Up at the very top you have Mega/Mega+ digimon, below that are Ultimates, then Champions, Then Rookies, Then In-Training digimon, then babies. It is potentially possible for Digimon of one tier to fight one above them but this is extremely rare. If there are two stages power difference than the odds of actually contributing to a fight is extremely low barring said higher digimon being already crippled.
  • Evolution Power-Up: Everyone. As Digimon whenever a character evolves to the next stage they gain a big power increase and new techniques.
  • Exiled from Continuity: Digimentals can currently be considered this. The GM was never a fan of them when it came to the series, so he just kinda cut them out here. It is still possible to digivolve to armor digimon, they're just handled like 'natural' digimon now.
  • Expecting Someone Taller: Renamon (and most Digimon for that matter) were like this towards Impmon over him being a Demon Lord. At that point in time he was only a rookie, who while ridiculously tough wasn't all that strong.
  • Expressive Ears: A number of animal digimon seem to have this be a trait of theirs, though it doesn't get too ridiculous.
  • Expy: The GM Thunder Scourge rather enjoys sneaking these in where he can, and while they have different names, the parallels between them are often pointed out.
    • Coal, the main character who thirsts for revenge against a typical protagonist and who values strength and despises cowardice is one to a few characters, notably Jerid Messa and Darius. He also has initially unintentional but eventually recognized and used parallels with Megatron, even going so far as to obtain servants who are like Megatron's own soldiers.
    • Speaking of his soldiers, Snow is an obvious expy of Snow Cat (Cyclonus) as a cackling madman of a warrior, Demo is one of Demolisher as a loyal soldier, and Mirage is one of...Mirage (Tidal Wave). More recently, Musyamon is one to Starscream, with the players having the option to make him more like G1 Starscream or Armada Starscream, opting for the latter.
    • Ursula was a minor one to Ursula from Fire Emblem, being a heavily devoted follower who would die for their leader without hesitation.
    • Murugu is one for Murugu from YuYu Hakusho, being a small bird companion to the leader of a relatively minor "boss" in the grand scheme of things.
  • Extendable Arms: The Devimon species is noted to posses this, though it's not exactly unique to their species. Many other digimon also have this Trait.
  • Extra Eyes: Because of just how many different digimon exist this trope is used in spades. Many, many, many species have more than two eyes, though they're not always functional.
  • Extreme Mêlée Revenge: When Grumblemon was finally slain by Coal he did this, slashing the Digimon in half twice with his berserk sword before finally impaling it through his throat.
  • Eye-Obscuring Hat: A large portion of digimon with headgear seem to have it obstruct their view in some way. Notably it applies to angelic Digimon in spades such Angemon and Piddomon. That said they seem to fight well even if their eyes should not be able to see the opponent.
  • Eyes Do Not Belong There: As with the extra eyes trope this one also applies in spades, albeit in a slightly lesser manner. Duskmon, Mercurymon, and even Calamaramon are all fine examples of this trait, though there are more.
  • Faceless Goons: This fits a great deal of digimon, especially the human ones who have most of their faces covered though the most trope fitting examples seen so far in the story are probably the various forces from the demon lords. Devimon, Ice Devimon, and Lady Devimon all have the upper parts of their faces covered by a material of some sort, and the rank and file of each type are indeed prime Mook material.
  • Face–Monster Turn: This trope was used rather directly with Inari and her digivolving to champion. Thanks to one of the main antagonists Lucemon, her healing items were switched out with Dark chips. She turned into a near mindless Devidramon. Thankfully Sovrano was eventually able to help her, and she was able to digivolve into a more normal Lady Devimon.
  • Face, Nod, Action: Used between Sovrano and Coal on several occasions thanks to the latter not being the most talkative digimon. Most notably he tried to use this in order to tell the then Sorcerymon Sovrano to flee while he held off two elemental spirits. Sovrano however would not stand for leaving his friend behind, and stood with him instead.
  • Face of an Angel, Mind of a Demon: Lucemon very specifically is a great example of this trope in the game. He has a very symmetrical angelic looking face, but after the villain protagonist Coal turned his recruitment down the demon lord showed his true nature as a completely evil prick. He turned Inari (Coals adopted sister) into a monster, holds Coals wife as a potential hostage (as she works for him) and had Duskmon kill off one of Coals friends.
  • Facepalm: Noted to have happened a number of times in story when Sovrano speaks to Ion. The latter Digimon is a bit.... Literal and often times doesn't get the former's metaphors despite his high intelligence.
  • Facial Horror: Used to chilling when Coal managed to get a good look at Omni the Omegamon. With half of his helmet ripped to hell the villain protagonist was able to see the disconcerting emptiness behind Omni's helmet. Empty bits of data just laid there behind what should have been a face. It was just GONE. To most digimon this was considered very horrifying.
  • Fade to Black: Used very liberally in the quest after Rain and Coal managed to get together in the intimate romantic fashion. Considering how many kids they've made and want to continue making this trope will be in use for a long time to come.
  • Failed a Spot Check: Used several times so far for comedic purposes, such as when Rain and Coal were having a heartfelt moment on a beach when Arbormon showed up. They only managed to notice him after he came up close to the pair, and spoke up.
  • Fairy Sexy: Kazemon was noted to be this in universe, and as far as digital idols go was a rival to the villain protagonist wife rain. Or at least she was. Several hings have happened to change said character by a great deal.
  • Fallen Angel: Daemon, one of the digidestined partners and current demon lord of Wrath. He notably was supposed to be Seraphimon, but then something terribly wrong happened with his partner.
  • Fallen Hero: Lilithmon and Daemon are former heroes of the Digital World turned Demon Lords after what they perceive as betrayal by their former friends and allies. Lilithmon blames the Humans involved, while Daemon blames certain Digimon and enjoys killing them again and again in revenge. Lilithmon and Daemon falling into villainy has further consequences as they were supposed to be Ophanimon and Seraphimon, two of the major leaders of the Light, but instead are leading the forces of Darkness against the faction they ought to be leading and serving.
  • Falling Damage: How Gotsumon died (the second time around anyway) with falling down large distances noted to be a deadly threat to most digimon. Gravity is a powerful force even in the digital world, though particular tough, or light digimon can potentially escape long falls with barely a scratch.
  • False Flag Operation: Pulled off by Ion in the rather short Drill Tunnel election arc. He used this tactic to make the Goblimon in the tunnel seem even worse, and thus make Blue's policies more supported.
  • Fame Through Infamy: The villain protagonist is noted to have gained this to some extent thanks to him single handily defeating the user of the earth spirits. Though he was the weakest legendary warrior, it's still considered quite the feat for a "Normal" digimon to accomplish.
  • Family Man: Coal is happily married Digimon with two children and more definitely on the way.
  • Family of Choice: Coal and Inari notably used this trope some time after arriving in Lilithmon's mansion. They decided to "adopt" each other as siblings.
  • Family Values Villain: The Villain protagonist, and most of his friends seem to take this attitude considering their spouses and children. Something that often proves confusing to the heroes who expect them to be puppy-kicking monsters.
  • Fan: As a Ranamon, Rain has a huge number of these, though she notably lost the Toucanmon ones when she gained her Beast Spirit form.
  • Fan Art: The quest has managed to get a bit of fan part, which is rather awesome. The most notable example displays most of the main cast with the faded image of Kunemon hanging in the background.
  • Fancy Dinner: Notably seen at Sovrano's wedding with Inari. Lilithmon spared no expense in making the wedding fancy and grandiose, even if it was technically a small party.
  • Fangs Are Evil: Played completely straight for a number of "evil" digimon such as Devimon, Myotismon, and many others. Most of the members of these species tend to serve the demon lords, and certainly fall on the evil spectrum of the moral alignment.
  • Fan Service With A Smile: Coals wife Rain is currently the digital worlds only real idol, and she leverages her Ahem "assets" in order to gain fans willing to buy her merchandise. She's actually become quite rich because of it.
  • Fantastic Fighting Style: Played completely straight in the quest, where various Digimons have special fantastical moves and abilities that they use in their own unique fantastical fighting styles. Coal often relies on using a massive blade over ten feet long, to use his Ultimate attack, Inari works flying into hers and Arbormon uses his limbs on the edge of strings to attack his foes, etc.
  • Fantastic Flora: A large number of digimon such as Palmon and Weedmon are in fact living plants. Furthermore in a certain recently renamed forest the trees there are actually tough enough to survive blows from Ultimate level digimon.
  • Fantastic Foxes: The Renamon line is notably this, with the rookie form being a one tailed humanoid fox, the champion form being a very large nine-tailed fox, and so on. The latter forms of this line are highly mystical in nature, attacking by drawing words with a giant magical paintbrush and other truly fantastical things.
  • Fantastic Fruits and Vegetables: The digital world has a large number of such things, ice mushrooms, blue apples that increase intelligence and even a talking fruit named the "Oh No Melon" which got its name because the fruit literally says its own name.
  • Fantastic Light Source: Sorcerymon, and other magic based light aligned digimon are capable of suing their fantastic abilities to create light sources. It's very useful when searching for someone in a dark place.
  • Fantastic Science: Lilithmon is noted to be doing this very much. Mostly when it comes to researching reincarnating, and data manipulation. She was single handily responsible for bringing "Data Fusion" into the digital world.
  • Fantasy Kitchen Sink: Used heavily in the digital world where elements from various mythologies, history, religions, and even pop culture are used to create digimon. Dinosaur digimon based off of fossils, Demon lord digimon based off of demons from the bible, (Can anyone say Lucemon?) mons based on knights and samurai, etc.
  • Fantasy Metals: Chrome Digizoid, and its variants are some of toughest materials in the digital world, and make up the armor of many mega-level digimon.
  • Fantasy Pantheon: The digital world has a large concentration of this trope, with the most notable examples being the 4 Sacred Beasts, and the Olympus XII.
  • Fantasy World Map: Used several times in order for Coal to see the layout of File island, and where he could potentially travel.
  • Faster Than They Look: This is used for the vast majority of Ultimates and Megas, many of which look like huge, but actually have a decent speed stat for their level. Because of this, they're actually far, far faster than anything that size has a right to be. Coal is a good example, even as an Ultimate that's supposed to be rather slow and lumbering he can still run circles even the fastest rookie digimon.
  • Fast Tunnelling: Grumblemon used this to flee from Coal several times when the latter was winning their fights. Drimogemon are known for being famously fast tunnelers, to the point where they can use it to escape foes. Digmon eclipse them in terms of dig speed however, and can easily catch said champions as seen when blue tried to run from Ogremon's gang.
  • Fatal Flaw: The demon lords all seem to have this, with said flaw being their sin. The villain protagonist coal seems to have Pride as his flaw.
  • Fate Worse Than Death: Lilithmon purportedly did this to Myotismon for quite some time, keeping him barely alive and tortured for years before ending his life. She threatened to do the same to the Villain Protagonist if he ever let certain secrets out. Coal has wisely kept his mouth shut.
  • Father, I Don't Want to Fight: Blue(II) Coals Drimogemon son is shaping up to be like this considering his traits. It's hoped that eventually he can overcome them.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Lucemon here is a great example of this trope in quest. His first interaction with Coal was actually very polite, but it only served to hide his dark personality. After Coal refused his offer, he decided to make the then champions life miserable. Even now, he is still a complete dick.
  • Favors for the Sexy: Toucanmon were like this after Rain got her human spirit, and stumbled over each other to do whatever she needed. that said they left after she gained her beast, and so far none of her other fans seem to be quite as rabid as they were.
  • Fearless Infant: Reycom is shown to be nail this trope, for as a baby his first reaction to meeting someone? Blowing frost in their face. This included such mon as his mother, (the legendary warrior of water) and his father (A powerful Ultimate) . Thankfully as he's aged up, Reycom has become a bit smarter about whom he pisses off.
  • Feather Fingers: Shown by most bird digimon within the digital world, though the most obvious example is one of the Villain Protagonists daughters. As a biyomon, she can use her wings to grasp cards, food and even weapons in a way that should honestly require actual hands.
  • Featureless Plane of Disembodied Dialogue: Used a couple times in the quest so far, once near the beginning when Coal, & Sovrano were speaking to Inari, and later on when Coal, and Sovrano discussed the formers potential past.
  • Females Are More Innocent: Harshly Averted in quest. Lilithmon, one of the demon lords is a woman, and she's by no means more "Innocent" than the rest of them. Far from it. Rain as one of the legendary warriors also fits here. She's a spiteful murderous bitch, and certainly not innocent by any means.
  • Feminine Women Can Cook: The villain protagonists wife Rain is a great example of this trope in quest. She is noted to be the one who cooks food for her large family, and husband. Plus she's very feminine.
  • Fictional Currency: "Bits" are used in most of the various digimon games, with this quest being no exception.
  • Fictional Field of Science: There seem to be at least two introduced so far in quest with there likely ebing more. Lilithmon & Arukenimon seem to be experts in the fields of digital worlds reincarnation, and pretty much every field vaguely related to it such as creating artificial mon.
  • Fictional Political Party: Used to great effect in the Drill tunnel election arc. There were a number of parties running for the coveted position as foremon such as the anarchists, demons lords party, etc.
  • Fiction as Cover-Up: Implied to be what happened in universe after the events of Adventure 1 too place. Someone ended up creating a TV-show literally called Digimon Adventure which followed the events of canon up to Wizardsmons death. After that event it has a much shall we say... Lighter aspect to it then how events played out in the quests universe.
  • Field Promotion: Given to the Villain Protagonist Coal (by himself) after executing his commanding officer for cowardice and stupidity.
  • Fighting Series: This quest is a rather good of a fighting series, mostly because a large portion of the Villain Protagonists life is based around fighting, and gaining physical power so he can become the strongest digimon. Though thanks to various events, that's taken a bit of a back-seat to family-stuff and socializing.
  • Finishing Move: The Villain Protagonist Coal seems to have picked this up for when he executes his beaten foes. It consists of bisecting them twice (Horizontally & Vertically) before stabbing their already separated throat in order to make sure they're thrice dead.
  • Fireballs: A rather popular digimon attack for many rookies (such as agumon or black agumon like Coal) who use this trope rather liberally with their attacks. Many fire attacks from older digimon also use something to this effect albeit bigger. Coals own champion form Darktyranomon being a good example with its "Fireblase"
  • Firing One-Handed: How Mummymon tends to make use of his primary weapon in quest.
  • First Girl Wins: Happens in quest to Coal and his wife Rain. Originally there were going to be several candidates for Romance with one even showing up. However through various player actions, they ended up jumping on the first ship available. Everyone in thread is happy about that since she's been a great character.
  • First Snow: Experienced by Coals children when they first went to freezeland, and considering how cold it was there, it was not pleasant. Sakura was forced to stay near char in order to keep warm.
  • Fish out of Water: Happened to Sovrano when he was just an In-Training digimon. His mother plopped him right in the middle of the wild from his home in the mansion in the hopes that it would help him evolve. Thankfully he ran into Coal and Kunemon whom helped him survive and grow stronger.
  • Five-Man Band / Five-Bad Band: Depending on whether you see the main five as villains or heroes.
    • The Leader / Big Bad: Sovrano, the Demon Lord of Gluttony, is the de facto leader of the group, as well as his own faction. He has the most potential of the five, which also draws attention to him from his many enemies that try to kill him. As of the end of part 1, he has finally become a Beelzebumon, and runs the Digital Mafia in the uneasy peace following Coal's sacrifice.
    • The Lancer / TheDragon: None other than the Villain Protagonist himself Coal Caerleon. Within a year he went from a BlackAgumon to a powerful Knightmon, able to throw down with even Mega-leveled Digimon. He's Sovrano's equal, partner, and shield. Coal would even give up his life so Sovrano would live and make their dreams a reality.
    • The Smart Guy / Evil Genius: Ion the Centarumon always had a high intelligence stat, even as a Gabumon. He's a pragmatic strategist and tactician, usually coming up with plans to better Sovrano and Coal's goal the best. He may not be the strongest fighter, but he more than makes up for it for his wits and loyalty.
    • The Big Guy / TheBrute: Inari is the quiet yet powerful hunter that eventually becomes Sovrano's lover (and is synonymous to the Renamon in Digimon Tamers). While more on the speedy side, she is able to match Coal blow for blow as a LadyDevimon and managed to pull an assassination attempt on Lucemon, leading to her final evolution as Kuzuhamon. (Substitutes to this role are Arbormon Coal's friend and Warrior or Earth, and Scorch, the scarred and sadistic WaruSeadramon.)
    • The Chick / Dark Chick: Rain largely played a support role in her early forms, and has good maternal instincts. Then she became Ranamon, the Spirit of Water, and Took a Level in Badass in terms of fighting and Coal's future wife. Of course, she also has a sadistic streak as far back as Hagurumon.
  • Fixing the Game: Rain's first incarnation did this to the Digital World's foremost gambling town. Barbamon did not take to "His Money" (for the various casinos payed taxes to him) being taken very well, and had both her, and the entire group deleted after leaving the city.
  • Flaming Sword: There is a technique in game that allows a mon to do this, allowing them to set their sword on fire and swing it at an opponent. Kotemon was the first example we saw who could use it.
  • Flash Step: Some of the most powerful digimon seen in quest have proved capable of this type of movement, namely Lilithmon and Daemon. The former prvoed herself able to pull a single hair off the head of Zuzuka, while Daemon used it to vanish from Coals sight after they were finsihed talking about a pair of recent recruits.
  • Flat Character: Something that the GM tries vividly to avoid, with the main cast, and the supporting cast. However several have appeared like Barbamon and Lucemon who's shtick is being pure evil.
  • Flat "What.": Done several times, mostly by the villain protagonist upon discovering.... Interesting things. Like that Rex was being the reincarnation of 01 Agumon.
  • Flaying Alive: Lilithmon is implied to have done this to Myotismon several times, among other tortures. She also threatened to do this to Coal if he failed to help her find Wizardmon.
  • Flight: Several species such as LadyDevimon, and various other digimon species have the ability to fly. Though some other species seem capable of learning how to do it as well given enough training. Many marine digimon like WaruSeadramon can do this specifically because they wouldn't otherwise be able to get around whilst out of the water.
  • Floral Theme Naming: Done with Coals third daughter, whom was christened "Franziska".
  • Flying Firepower: Scorch fills this role rather wonderfully in Sovranos army considering just how high his attack stat is, and his usage of lighting to fight.
  • Flying Postman: Used in quest by the smith creating Coals equipment to deliver the various weapons he commissioned. One came to him via Birdramon for example. The digimon dropped the package off for him whilst he was leaving a city.
  • Flying Seafood Special: Happens with a great deal of aquatic digimon, though the most common example seen so far would be Megaseadramon and Waruseadramon.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: Inari and Sovranos first set of twins (Lloyd, and Laila) act in this manner. The brother Lloyd is a very proper, cultured digimon whilst his sister Laila is very energetic and playful.
  • Force and Finesse: Coal & his adopted sister Inari fit into this category during part 1. Coal himself acted as a brutal, tanky combatant that shredded opponents while Inari acted with far more speed and finesse.
  • Foreboding Architecture: Lilithmons mansion, the ancient ruins in the desert and a number of other spots around digital world seem to take this trope seriously. The latter was filled with crumbling walls, tortured digimon, and just enough light that the entire place had an eternal gloom. The outside of Lilithmons mansion on the other hand, had a large helping of gravestone, black spiky fences, and other halloween-like decorations.
  • Foregone Victory: Used several times in part 1, and once so far in part 2. The best examples would be when Coal and his friends fought a single Minotaurumon. The single Ultimate was no match for Coals group. Later when the villain protagonist came to help out in the fight against Petaldramon (Who'd already fought off a number of golemon, and a metalgreymon) the fight ended offscreen simply because the mon was so outnumbered.
  • Foreshadowing: Used a number of times by the GM thudnerscourge, but the most memorable so far was when the villain protagonist was showed dark images of a future enemy, a mon shrouded in shadow. Aldamon. Now in part 2 the champion form (Aguinimon) of that mon has shown up being very hostile to Coal.
  • Forgetful Jones: Arbormon was a champion of this trope, as he used to forgot things constantly. Including one time when he ate his meal, got distracted by a conversation, and then completely forgot that he'd already eaten. Instead he asked why the food was taking so long to arrive.
  • For the Evulz: How a number of the demon lords forces seem to act morally speaking. The forces of greed and pride seem to have no troubling murdering baby or In-training digimon (such as when they attacked the town of nature spirits) just for fun. Leviamons troops also had no trouble trying to slaughter a village, and loot it while blaming a "good" dead digmon for a failure on their part.
  • Foster Kid: Rex & Wivel end up becoming this after their parents are slain by Malomyotismon , but are quickly adopted by Rain. Ein, and Suzuka are similar, though after their foster fathers die it's Ion who takes them in.
  • Foul Flower: Most notably seen in Aruraumon, rookie digimon very similar to Palmon. In particular one shopkeeper Lánhuā, looks like just a common rookie but she hides the soul of a troll. Mostly consisted of saying "And then?" to digimon who are trying to shop.
  • Fragile Speedster: Duskmon and Kazemon fit the bill, as well as many Digimon from Gear savanna. Duskmon ultimately subverts it however by being able to heal himself with his attacks.
  • Fresh Clue: Used several times in story such as when the villain protagonist was sent to find a ladydevimon whom had vanished around Dragon-eye lake, he found tatters of her clothing. Earlier a similar thing happened with strings after he ran off, Coal was able to find pieces of the flowers he'd been holding.
  • Frickin' Laser Beams: The digimon Vademon makes use of this with a raygun as his primary method of attack. In part 2, it seems that one had his weapon stolen which is causing friction between the factions of his tamer and their love interest.
  • Friendship Trinket: Sovrano the Demon Lord of Gluttoy, began a veritable collection of these things, starting with a bracelet given to him by Kunemon, but the collection grew. He also added in a part of the Kuwagamons mandible after he died, and also collected some of Inari's tail fur. Coal himself just had a bracelet also made by Kunemon. Of course after Coal died (but not before giving his bracelet to Sovrano) both of the flower wristbands were changed into guns when Sovrano evolved into his mega-form.
  • From Bad to Worse: After Strings ran off because of Naomi accidentally revealing herself as the Palmon which had previously kicked his ass, the main cast spent the next day and night searching for him. This led to him being captured by several members of the forces of light who used him to force a fight between themselves and the main cast. Arbormon whom had been searching tirelessly and without eating ends up being beaten by Burninggreymon, and has his beast spirit taken. Then Duskmon shows up, and murders him. Directly after that two hostile demon lords showed up, laughed at the main characters pain, and mentioned that their forces were trying to wipe out nature spirits. The village where Coal and Rains children were currently staying.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Describes the villain protagonist from part 1 very well. He started off as a random BlackAgumon in the rookie area of the forest, and ended up becoming The Dragon to the Demon Lord of Gluttony.
  • Functional Magic: This is apparently a thing in the digital universe, as digimon can learn actual spells, such as Sovrano and his penchant for healing magic, or Daemon and his chronal powers. They are not innate abilities, but rather something that took a long time to learn as proper magic.
  • Game Changer: The Digital Hazard was noted to be this in the final arc of part 1, and was something of such immense power that every faction with a large army ended up trying to claim it for themselves. The Villain Protagonist ended up fusing with the hazard, and then later dying to Machinedramon. His death removed the hazard from play which temporarily halted the massive fighting all over file island because of every groups massive casulties
  • Gentle Touch vs. Firm Hand: Shown with how Coal and Rain raised their daughter Ursula who suffered from a very unique condition (Being one mind in 8 bodies). Rain offered kisses and positive encouragement to try and help her get more coordinated, while Coal himself used a harsher more direct method of ordering her exactly what to do until it finally stuck.
  • Giant Spider: Dokugumon are perfect examples as this trope, being champion digimon in the form of giant spiders.
  • Glass Cannon: In a wonderful display of power, (during part 1) daemon launched an attack that would have slain all the hybrids in the area where the various factions were supposed to be meeting. However Mercurymon deflected the attack back leading to the demon lord being slain by his own move.
  • Good Is Not Dumb: Shown repeatedly in quest with battle plans such as capturing an ally (Strings) to draw the main characters into a trap, the good side of File Island are by no means dumb. They're actually quite clever, and as recently shown with Koh have strategists superior to even Ion.
  • Good Is Not Nice: As shown primarily by etemon, not all of the "good" digimon are nice. This one in particular had no problem with using his rookie allies as a shield such as using a gazimon to take a blow from Lyons lance.
  • Good Is Not Soft: When it comes down to it, the "good" side can be very ruthless when it needs to be. They're not above kidnapping in order to force a fight (see what happened to strings) or in the case of Greymon murdering other digimon in cold blood just because they were helping protect a rookie that would one day become a demon lord.
  • Good Parents: Most of the Main cast from part 1 ends up counting as this. Namely Coal plus Rain, & Inari plus Sovrano. They started families, and took care of their kids.
  • Good Pays Better: The primary reason as to why Etemon ended up joining forces with the side of light. He apparently got payed a vast, vast sum of money for his (seemingly permanent) services as a "good guy"
  • Good Wings, Evil Wings: The difference between the two is shown quite clearly taking say Inari, and a Piddomon as good examples. Inari as a Ladydevimon has tattered bat-like black wings while angel digimon such as piddomon have white feathered wings.
  • Good with Numbers: A good example of this trope would be Ion, and his various calculations.
  • Gotta Kill Them All: The villain protagonist gains a (not physical) "Kill List" that grows progressively bigger through part 1. First Greymon & Gotsumon, but it moves up to Duskmon, Lucemon, and Barbamon. By the end he sadly only manages to cross two of said names off said list, with one of them not really even sticking because the target was a demon lord.
  • Graceful Loser: Part 1 Aguinimon was a good example of this. After he lost, the elemental warrior of fire realized that perhaps not all those on the demon lords side were completely evil, and was going to try and see if he could convince others on his side about the same thing. Sadly he seemed to meet his end shortly thereafter, and wasn't able to fulfill his goal.
  • Gradual Grinder: How the villain protagonist ended up fighting for a great deal of part 1, first with poison which helped a great deal against foes like grumblemon, and then in the latter half he was able to learn bleed-based techniques. While said bleeding started off weak, it would grow over the course of the fights, and be a constant drain on enemy health.
  • G-Rated Sex: Used for the quest whenever Coal and Rain were going to create another kid, considering how the site spacebattles is against NSFW things it makes sense.
  • Greater Need Than Mine: Near the end of part 1, Coal received reinforcements, in the form of Scorch and Murugu, however instead of using them to help hold the line at the front of Chrome Mine, he instead sent them inside to help Sovrano. Lyon ends up doing something similar in one of the side stories where he makes sure his subordinates get healing items first since he was tougher than them.
  • Greed: There is a literal demon lord of Greed in setting, and Coals first son (Reycom) is noted to be very greedy mon, and possibly a contender for said position once he matures.
  • Grey and Grey Morality: Some of the Demon Lords are former heroes who broke emotionally as a result of their quest to save the world. The good guys are known to brutally beat down anyone they perceive as evil while trying to stop everything from collapsing. In addition, some Digimon are just in it to protect themselves without a care for others since they can't afford to.
  • Grin of Audacity: The villain protagonists son Reycmon was a master of this. He had a habit of blowing frost in the face of whomever he meets, and then grinning in this manner. He did this to his father, his mother, Rika, and a number of other characters.
  • Growling Gut: Has happened a number of times in story (to notify hunger) though one of the most notable moments happened when Smoke was stuck in the Ravine, and shared his bread with Char. After that he ended up not being able to eat for several days.
  • Grows on Trees: In the digital world there have been cases where TV's have literally grown out of trees for some reason. They were the primary reason as to why Arbormon was able to make so many references.
  • Guinea Pig Family: Coal & Rain ended up becoming this for Lilithmon so she could properly test out her Data fusion programs. They were very successful in this regard, and are one of the primary reasons as to why she able to make the process so effective. Namely because of Rain managing to get self-sustaining digi-milk when before one had to kill high level digimon in order to get milk that boosted stats heavily.
  • Gut Feeling: The villain protagonist of the quest Coal ended up getting these a lot, and they always seemed to mean something. The best example so far was when it led him to a fight between the hybrids working for the light facing off against ogremon and his gang after the latter had tried to mug the drimogemon blue.
  • Gut Punch: Has happened a number of times in story, but the most notorious moment occurred early in part 1. Kunemon, a character which had been built up as an ally and friend gets killed by the "heroes" which really set off Coal & Sovranos on a quest to avenge them that has lasted throughout the entire quest.
  • Had To Be Sharp: The "fast" or "speedy" zone in the digital world is one of the most dangerous places in the digital world where time moves at twice the normal rate. Those inside have to become strong and push past their limits, or else die. Suzuka used this place to break past her limits as a rookie, and become a champion.
  • Hallucinations: During Part 2, after Coal was thrown into the Dark ocean, he hallucinated an image of his wife Rain after the pair had a mental chat. This led to him grabbing the broken balmung, which had been tossed in with him, along with the Gogon sword. All of the strong emotions, along with the pep talk which re-affirmed his will led to Coal evolving to Chaosgallantmon.
  • Hand Blast: Done by both Ion, and Lyon in part 1 when they were Centauromon, and one of their hands was literally a cannon. Ion used his to great effect against piddomon in the forest war arc, while Lyon used his quite effectively against several champions and rookies whom had attacked a small village.
  • Hand Gagging: Rain did this to Arbormon when the latter began talking about more "advanced relationships" around her and Coal.
  • Handguns: Inari & Sovranos daughter Curran ended up with a pair of pistols after she hit her rookie form
  • Hand-Hiding Sleeves: Sovrano ended up gaining these with his evolution to Ultimate level digimon.
  • Handicapped Badass: Mummymon despite being a cripple was still one of the most powerful Ultimate level digimon out there, shown by being able to effortlessly kill a number of garbagemon in a single shot from his weapon.
  • Handshake Refusal: Coal did this to Aguinimon when they met in Nature spirits. The legendary warrior of fire had been trying to get to know Coal a bit better and maybe befriend him since Coal hadn't been shown to be nearly as evil as other Demon Lord forces, however Coal was quick to rebuff the enemy.
  • Happily Adopted: Ion adopted Suzuka & Ein, and they all made a rather happy family.
  • Happily Married: Coal & Rain get along together very well as both have a soft side for the other. On the other hand, both are hardened killers who have not hesitated to delete and load hundreds of other Digimon. They're deeply devoted to each other, and very loyal.
  • Headphones Equal Isolation: What Rika did frequently after arriving in the digital world, and staying as Inari's guest. Whenever she didn't want to talk to anyone she did this like when she visited Rain & Coals home. Of course, Coal would have none of it, and took them off of her after she ignored him trying to speak to her.
  • Healing Factor: Coal gets one of these when he fuses with the hazard in part 1, and after his death at the hands of Machinedramon it would occasionally activate in part 2 when Coal was nearing the point of death or took massive damage. Of course now that coal has reached Chaosgallantmon, it seems to be working full time, and works whenever Coal gets injured at all.
  • Helpful Hallucination: Coal hallucinated his wifes presence when he was in the dark ocean, where the image helped him snatch up his weapons which in turn helped him digivolve, and this make his way out of that dark place
  • Hero Antagonist: Greymon is this, though "Hero" is in the eye of the beholder. He is trying to do what he can to protect others and save the world, but in doing so he harms "villains" who are not actually as vile as he believes.
  • Heroic Lineage: Wargreymons son fits into this trope. His father was the main Rival to the villain antagonist of the quest.
  • Heroes Prefer Swords: Subverted in this case. It's mostly the villains such as Coal and Duskmon who wield swords.
  • Heroic Neutral: Coal just wanted to hang out with his friends and get stronger... at least until the "Heroes" attacked.
  • Heroic Resolve: What pushes Coal over his limits to Digivolve when fighting at the Demon Lord and Light meeting.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Kunemon pulls this towards the beginning to ensure Coal and Impmon's survival. Coal attempts to invoke this later but is denied by Impmon. Both end up pulling a non-lethal version together against extreme odds.
  • Hit-and-Run Tactics: Tank, and Ion used these to great effects against the hybrids, and their allies in the forest war arc, slowly wearing the legendary warriors down to the point where one sudden strike could finish them off. Sadly because of Vilemon a former member of the squad telling the forces of light about the plan, the last step was instead turned on Lilithmons forces. Tank was killed and Ion almost suffered the same fate.
  • Hive Mind: Urusla (One of Coal & Rains children) ended up with eight bodies sharing one mind. Though in part 2, two of said bodies seem to have gone missing.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Daemon suffers from this rather explosively, IceDevimon also suffers from this.
  • Hold the Line: Near the very end of part 1, the villain protagonist and his fellows fought their way to the entrance of Chrome Mine. Once there Coal was tasked along with his squad to hold the line, and stop any and all others from heading inside while Sovrano went to find whatever Machinedramon was looking for.
  • Holy City: The Ice Santuary in Freezeland was very much this. It served as the base to the forces of light in the region, and had a very large Angemon statue within. The entire place literally gave off a holy "Feel"
    • The Chrome Mine War saw Coal ultimately saving Sovrano by taking a lethal hit by Machinedramon.
  • Home Guard: The Arbor forest where The Demon Lord of Gluttony resides has its own defense force. It's led by Sakura, and Coal met it during part 2 when it tried to kill him.
  • Homeschooled Kids: Most of the first kids produced by data fusion by Lilithmons forces were homeschooled by their parents. However in part 2, this is changing as Lilithmon has made a boarding school for them to attend, and prevent future digimon from being "Mamas Boys"
  • Honorary Uncle: Daemon. Though not technically related by blood, Daemon is like Lilithmon's brother after all the years they have spent together as companions, and thus considers himself Lord Gluttony's uncle.
  • Hook Hand: Hookmon, such as Scorch as a champion literally had/have this.
  • Hopeless Boss Fight: Invoked a large number of times in part 1, and a couple times in par 2. The first occasion happened with Greymon early on, the next cane in the tournament held by the demon lords with Coals various fights against Duskmon, Coal was unable to hit him even once until his final bout with the corrupted spirit of darkness. The last one in part 1 was Coals fight against Machinedramon, which actually did kill the villain protagonist. Coals encounter with Sakura, and Lyon in part 2 also happened in this manner.
  • Horn Attack: Metalgreymon did this to Coal during their first encounter in the forest war arc.
  • Horns of Villainy: Both the demon lord of Wrath, (Daemon) and the demon lord of lust (Lilithmon( carry such horns on their head, though the latters set aren't nearly as large as the formers.
  • Hot Scientist: Due to her various activities regarding reincarnation, and and Data fusion Lilithmon could certainly be deemed a scientist. The demon lord of lust certainly hits the "hot" aspect of the trope as well.
  • Hot Skitty-on-Wailord Action: This has been implied to have happened between a large number of digimon. The most notable examples would be: Big blue (lilithmons general, and a Craniumon), Scorch, and Murugu (A large Dragon, and a humanoid digimon), and most recently between Lilithmons "Workers" (Either angewomon, or Ladydevimon) and a Master Tyranomon (a very large bipedal dinosaur)
  • Housewife: How Rain wants to spend her time after the defeat of Leviamon, and Lucemon, and how she spent a great deal of time in part 1.
  • Hub City: Through the events of the prologue, the city ran by humans and their partners acted in this manner. It was where Coal to hang out, get missions, and even gain food.
  • I Got Bigger: Played straight for most digimon evolutions, though others such as Coals evolution to Knightmon are a subversion.
  • I Will Find You: Coal has a terrible habit of losing track of his friends while out adventuring, having lost both Joker and Rain once and Strings twice. Only time will tell whether Coal will misplace anymore of his allies.
    • A more tragic example is Coal dying, and Sovrano crying this declaration once he reincarnates.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: Duskmon impales his opponents with his swords to drain life from them, allowing the Warrior of Darkness to subvert his lack of overall bulk by just regaining the health he loses as it drains from his impaled foe.
  • Knight in Shining Armor: Coal is an dark version of this.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Rain possesses high attack, defense, and an extreme amount of speed as Ranamon, being both able to shrug off most attacks if she doesn't first dodge them after hitting the enemy first.
  • Luckily, My Shield Will Protect Me: Shields provide a substantial boost to defense here with the protagonist Coal being a prime example. Recently he gained a new shield that while damaging to his health provides even more protection than his old one.
  • Made of Iron: Impmon will not die and has possessed Ultimate tier HP since he was a Rookie. Coal shows signs of this, while Arbormon is the Wood equivalent of this.
  • Mama Bear: Rain, as she takes any possible threats towards her children very seriously, and will not hesitate to threaten murder on anyone who moves to harm her kids.
  • Marry for Love: Coal & Rain: The two married not because of any political or financial gains but because in the end they truly loved each other.
  • Mid-Season Upgrade: Coal specifically has recently gotten quite the upgrade, with his Wife getting him several new sets of armor that each have their own bonuses and types. This potentially allows him to be even better against most foes (even if they're stronger than himself) so long as he can wear the right suit of armor.
  • Mighty Glacier:
    • Arbormon might not be the fastest or the smartest but he hits like a dump truck and he can soak punishment all day.
    • Coal himself also fits into this category. He's clad in a suit of big heavy armor, and wields a giant sword that makes for very damaging attacks.
  • Mini-Game: Several times in the story so far, ranging from managing a shop to managing the bad moods of a companion.
  • Misfit Mobilization Moment: Coal's squad was literally the dregs of the dregs of Lilithmon's army. though Blood sweet tears and more than a few dead bodies they got stronger when their boss needed them they jumped right in to face the Demon lord of Greed and the 3 main fighters decided totake a level in badassright then and there
  • My Rule-Fu Is Stronger Than Yours: How the two faction said of the Demon Lords operate when slighting each other works in this manner. Like when Lucemon used dark chips to turn Inari into a Devidramon, everyone knew it was him, but since no one could exactly prove it, Lilithmons faction had to let the matter slide. More recently in part 2, they used Rain and Coals marriage to save the former from Leviamon using a legal loophole with the pairs marriage. Technically thanks to the vows Rain belonged to Coal, and since none of the demon lords had objected to them at the time.
  • Only Sane Man: Coal is forced to play this role given the eccentric nature of his various companions. Then again, his own stoicism can make him a spectacle of his own, but of his group he is the most grounded as compared to his ditsy wife, smartass best friend, and absent-minded professor of a minion/friend Ion. Meeting and befriending the likes of Arbormon and his psychotic brother Strings has pushed it even further.
  • Papa Wolf: Not seen yet, but alluded to for Coal. Going what we know about Coal, the moment someone does hurt his kids, he's going to absolutely demolish them with all his power.
  • Personal Mook: Coal and Ion are technically this to Lord Gluttony, though Coal and Gluttony consider themselves friends rather than master and servant. Ion considers himself the servant of both, and plays the part of loyal minion.
  • Phlebotinum Overload: When Coal absorbed the Digital Hazard, he was not only full of unimaginable power akin to a nuclear reactor, but also in constant pain. Only through his stubbornness and pride did he avoid breaking down and dying the moment he took the unstable power inside himself.
  • Put on a Bus: No one has seen or heard anything in regards to Daemon since His attempt to kill Cherubimon and Lucemon's Legendary Warriors backfired hard.
  • Recurring Boss: Greymon and Birdramon/Kazemon, but most notably Gotsumon/Golemon/Grumblemon.
  • Reincarnation: When Digimon die, most if not all of the time they end up reincarnating as an egg. This not happening for a Digimon is a point of great interest to Lilithmon, who seeks to revive a lost friend.
  • Ret Gone: Because Coal has bonded the Digital Hazard to his very being, Guilmon was never created. Thus, Takato, while still existing, doesn't become a tamer, either.
  • Sapient Eat Sapient: Happens sometimes in this version of the digital world with the most clear examples being Biyomon whom apparently taste like chicken.
  • Self-Destruct Mechanism: In part 2 after Coal slays Lobomon he searches the deceased mons office, and manages to see a number counting down. This proves to be a self destruct sequence which activates the self destruct sequence in the base .
  • The Bus Came Back: After being away for about 200 days in quest, Daemon finally returned to the story proper after his accidental death at Mercurymon hands.
  • Straight Man and Wise Guy: With Coal as the stoic straight man, and Sovrano as the wise guy.
  • The Cavalry: Coal and Impmon attempt this to save Kunemon, Birdramon pulls this to save Gotsumon, Mercurymon pulls this to save Coal and Impmon, and Rain and Coal inadvertently pull this to help save Blue in conjunction with Kazemon and her allies doing the same.
  • The Dark Side: The Great Demon Lords comprise an entire faction of their own representing each of the Seven Deadly Sins and they possess armies of minions to serve them. In addition, the Dark Masters from Adventure have returned (or rather, all but Puppetmon have) and are leading armies of their own. These factions are comprised mostly of dark and Virus Digimon, while Vaccines are rare.
  • There Is No Kill Like Overkill: Coal pulls this on Grumblemon by cutting the bastard in half twice using his berserk sword. After Bisecting him vertically and horizontally, he stabs the dying hybrid right in his throat. The entire thing is OH so satisfying.
  • The Rival:
    • Rain was this to Kazemon, though it was a mostly one sided rivalry on Rain's part, Kazemon disliked Rain as well and taunted her.
    • Greymon to Coal initially, though Greymon's actions have turned Coal from a heated rival to a hateful foe.
  • The Chosen Many: The Digimon lucky enough to get chosen by the 10 Legendary Human Spirits (and Beast Spirits to slide evolve into) are this.
  • The Dragon: Coal is Lord Gluttony's second, and his best friend. Presumably when he strikes out on his own and starts building his own empire, Coal will be his Top Enforcer.
  • The Hero Dies: Coal. Luckily, Digimon reborn after death, and it leads up to a second part of the quest in a new region.
  • Throwing Your Sword Always Works: Subverted. The one time a character has throws his sword so far, it did not work. It just got kicked away.
  • Thwarted Coup de Grâce: This has happened several times, first with Coal not being able to finish Gotsumon, and more recently twice when MetalGreymon would have slain him.
  • Transformation Is a Free Action: Subverted and Played Straight: As is Standard in Digimon, sometimes when someone evolves everyone else stops what they are doing and just watches as it happens even in the middle of a fight. However, on other occasions other factors are at play which prevent intervention such as a massive battle going on or environmental effects.
  • True Companions: Specifically Coal, Sovrano, and Ion. They've been through hell together and come out with unbreakable bonds.
  • Tsundere: Sovrano/Lord Gluttony was this as a Rookie regarding friendship, and Inari. Though since digivolving he seems to have grown past this.
  • Undying Loyalty: Coal, having spent most of his life alone and having learned the value of companionship, is this way towards his friends. He will go to any length to protect them or avenge them, even dedicating his life towards murdering those involved with the death of his first friend. While not a normal evolution for Dark Tyrannomon, it was by exhibiting this undying loyalty to his friends that he became the Digimon known above all else for its loyalty, Knightmon.
  • Unholy Matrimony: Rain & Coal: Both of these characters are considered villains by the "Heroes", but have actually gone and been married in a semi-normal wedding affair where the "priest", Arbormon, quoted The Godfather, Apocalypse Now and Star Wars. This trope has been doubled now with Sovrano having finally married Inari at a wedding where even Lilithmon shed a tear. (Though no one who liked living would ever point that out)
  • Victory by Endurance: During a large part of the quest, this was what a Impmon thrived on. He could outlast opponents by just having so much health.
  • Villain Protagonist: Infamy is in the title, though "Villain" is in the eye of the beholder as Coal doesn't care for normal morality and just does whatever is best for him, his friends, and his family, while killing those who have or would harm them.
  • Villainous Friendship: Most of the main cast, though Coal and Lord Gluttony especially fit this trope by being best friends.
  • Villains Out Shopping: Literally happened in the forest war arc. The villain protagonist Coal went out shopping in nature spirits, as to get Rain plenty of food for her pregnancy.
  • Year Inside, Hour Outside: The "Glacial" Zone as its known in the digital world works along the lines of this trope, and as such can be quite useful for training ala the hyper-sonic time chamber from Dragon Ball Z.
  • Year Outside, Hour Inside: In the digital world there is an area known for a property along the line of this trope. This "Speedy" zone is something that is recommended that you don't spend long periods of time inside.
  • Yellow Lightning, Blue Lightning: Many techniques used by electric-type have different colors, mostly blue or yellow. Gazimon, Beetlemon, etc.
  • Ye Olde Butcherede Englishe: Mercurymon in particular seem to follow this Trait, having found a book by Shakespeare and liked the contents. So he speaks in this kind of dialect.
  • You Are Fat: Used by various digimon who didn't really understand how the aftereffects of data fusion. Arbormon in particular kept on commenting on Rain being Fat, forgettign about the fact that she was carrying a couple kids around inside of her.
  • You Are in Command Now: Coal was able to handle this trope (though he was technically the one who executed his commanding officer) and lead the forces he was suddenly in command of to hold their ground against the foe when running would have likely led to a route.
  • You Can Barely Stand: The Villain Protagonist Coal has been through this trope a few times, though the most notable example is when he fought MetalGreymon the second time in the Forest War Arc. The Villain protagonist can fight on even past the point where most Digimon would be unconscious, and still managed to put on a good fight, but alas his former rival was just too strong. He only managed to survive because a minion sacrificed herself to save him.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Rain is noted to have purple hair, Lady Devimon almost always have pure white hair, and a number of other "Human" digimon also have various hair colors ranging from pink to
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Ion very recently proved himself a master of this trope to the Mons that he hired to help Blue (1) win his election. he executed the Goblimon hired in cold blood, and arranged an "accident" for the Drimogemon agents who worked for him. Players are very glad that he's loyal to the Villain Protagonist.
  • You Leave Him Alone!: Kotemon attempted to do this to MetalGreymon during the forest war arc. Thankfully she didn't die from trying to take on an Ultimate as a Rookie, and was quite the badass moment for her which allowed Coal to recover.
  • You Monster!: MetalGreymon attempted to say this to Coal, but the latter simply pointed out that he is no better. Both could be considered murders, the only difference is that one of the pair works for the Demon Lords.
  • You Need a Breath Mint: This trope was used (Or rather directly told too) Coal when he was just a champion. Considering how at that point he was a giant Dinosaur, it makes sense.
  • Younger Than They Look: Again most of the main cast are this with most of them not even being a year old. Yet as digimon they look very mature.
  • Your Days Are Numbered: This trope was applied to Strings near the end of the Forest war Arc by Duskmon. Now he has a Curse that will spread every time he fights someone and it isn't for Lucemon. If it overtakes him, the curse will turn him into a mindless Zombie.
  • You Say Tomato: This trope has been Invoked a couple times, mostly regarding Impmon/Sovrano who have a Brooklyn Accent. For instance them saying "youth" with a pronunciation of "Yewth"
  • You Talk Too Much: Used, (though not directly) by the human opponent of Coals son, Smoke/Lyon. The actual wording here was: "Shut Up And Fight!"
  • You Wake Up in a Room: Happened to Coal after fighting MetalGreymon near Nature Spirits, he was brought back to the village proper, and placed in a small room while he recovered. After a day or two he woke up.
  • You Will Not Evade Me: After some training from a certain Mega, Coal was able to learn a special technique called apprehend which works in the manner of this trope, pulling the enemy Digimon towards him so he has a higher chance to hit them with his next attack. Many other digimon with things like ropes, chains or bandages can also pull off this trope.
  • You Would Do the Same for Me: This trope is used heavily in the quest specifically with the Villain Protagonist Coal and his est friend Sovrano the Demon Lord Of Gluttony. Though never directly spoken the trope is used, with the two most memorable occasions being when Coal and Sovrano first fought Kazemon and Grumblemon together, and the Villain Protagonist attempted to get his friend to flee. Sovrano would not have it. The reverse happened when the pair next fought against the hybrids, and Sovrano tried to pull the same thing off. Coal refused to leave his friend behind, and it even helped him digivolve.
  • You Wouldn't Like Me When I'm Angry: Belphemon the Demon Lord of rage is arguably the best example of this in the digital world. When sleeping he does not look very threatening, and might even be considered "Cute" by some Digimon. However when someone wakes him up, he becomes an angry berserker that is one of the most powerful digimon in existence. Daemon the Demon Lord of Wrath is another great example. When he's mad not even a Digimon as strong as Omegamon is safe from his power.
  • 0's and 1's: Rika originally saw Digimon as just this, just strange programs. Thankfully through interactions with Inari and others this world view has changed to see them as actual people.
  • 0% Approval Rating: This was Trope was invoked as part of an election arc for Drill Tunnel. The main opponent of the Villain protagonists candidate, a NiseDrimogemon named Pourpre started off with a high chance of winning. Yet after two days of espionage, a few "accidents" and one kickass speech from the Drimogemon Blue his supporters withered away and he ended up having to bow out of the election entirely. As a side Note if Coal and Ion ever have to stop fighting they'd make excellent campaign managers.


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