Video Game: Dragon Valor

Dragonslaying for generations to come.

Dragon Valor is an Action Adventure game for Playstation by Namco.

Dragon Valor is a wielder of magic sword, who's job is to rid the world from dragons. The game's main selling point was that there were several generations of these Dragon Valors, and the player's choices would lead to branching paths with different playable characters.

Examples in this video game:

  • Karmic Thief: Kodel and his adopted son Gerome are both thieves stealing from thieves.
  • The Kingdom: Raxis. Saving it is the point of first two chapters.
  • Lethal Lava Land: Mt. Verea and Beneath the Volcano.
  • Living Weapon: Demon Axes, wo try to jump on you blade-first when you approach them.
  • Lizard Folk: The spear-wielding Lizardmen.
  • Love Interest: At least one per chapter.
  • Magic Knight:
    • The Dragon Valors, thanks to the magic tomes they keep finding in their quests.
    • One of the bosses in the game is called Magic Knight, a wizard with armour who pelts you with fire and ice spells.
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: Dragon 'Tiamat' has this instead of a Breath Weapon.
  • Man on Fire: The unnamed Dragon Valor and Elena in the prologue burn to death right before Colovis's eyes.
  • Mercy Invincibility: Given for both playable characters and enemies alike.
  • Multiple Head Case: The two-headed dragon (Hellfire and Inferno) in the volcano.
  • Nested Mouths: Dragon 'Talon' has two extra mouths, and its head hiding inside one.
  • Noblewoman's Laugh: One of the artworks for the game show Fannah doing this.
  • Our Centaurs Are Different: Female centaur archers are featured.
  • Our Dragons Are Different: The game features classic looking dragons at first, then gets wierder with the likes of 'Talon' (a dragon with extra mouths) and dragon halflings (humans who were evil enough to become dragons).
  • Our Orcs Are Different: The orc enemies exhibit "Tolkienian" traits; green skin, sharp teeth, and clubs as weapons.
  • Pirate: "Berserker" chapter features pirates. Even the love interest is one.
  • Poison Mushroom: And true to the name, the hurtful item is a mushroom.
  • Power-Up: There's a magic potion that gives you unlimited MP for a short time.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: The dragon halflings.
  • Religion of Evil: The cult of Dahaka.
  • La Résistance: The West Raxis Liberation Army in the "The Renegade Knights" chapter.
  • Revive Kills Zombie: The undead and some of the demonic enemies can be hurt with a level 2 healing spell or higher. In fact, this is the only way to kill the otherwise invincible ghosts.
  • Shock and Awe: Dragon 'Thunder' attacks with thunderballs and electricity.
  • Shockwave Stomp: The double-jump-crouch attack.
  • Sliding Scale of Linearity vs. Openness: At first the game exhibits Level 2, as its progress is linear, but you can occasionally choose between two levels. However, the later chapters in the game are Level 1 linear.
  • Slippy-Slidey Ice World: The Glacier.
  • Smart Bomb: The Bomb -item kills every enemy in the room if picked up.
  • Standard Female Grab Area: Despitre being a princess of a nation of warriors, clad in armour and having a sword in hand, Princess Jeanne is immediately incapacitated when Zomas grabs her.
  • Sword Lines: Every playable character has sword lines based on their color scheme.
  • Take Up My Sword: Clovis becomes a Dragon Valor as the previous one dies on his feet, urging to take his sword.
  • Terrible Trio: The dragon halflings.
  • Voice Grunting: Only noises that the characters make are grunts and yells during fighting.
  • Winged Humanoid: The dragon halflings.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Aside from the occasional redhead, the female characters have some unusual hair.