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10:52:17 PM May 16th 2014
Does it count as this trope if the bad guy just grows really big but doesn't change shape (example: Apocalypse from the X-men)
10:15:29 AM Mar 31st 2015
Isn't that Hulking Out?
05:56:09 PM Jan 6th 2014
Question: Would a villain transforming their servant or bodyguard still count as this trope?

Pokemon has two examples like this (Ghetsis transforming Kyurem into a fused form and Lysandre mega evolving his Gyarados), but I'm not sure they count because it's not the actual villain transforming.
09:18:20 AM Nov 20th 2013
In fact, it's gotten to be somewhat of an arms race: thanks to the popularity of Frieza in 1991, three-form bosses are now somewhat common, and those games going for "epic" will sometimes go for even more.

A: Frieza had 4 forms, arguably 5 if you consider his buff Ultimate form separate.

B: I honestly doubt that he really is what inspired three form bosses.

03:26:17 PM Dec 2nd 2012
edited by GraySloth
what happend to:

(For extra effect, try listening to this while reading this page.)

it's both awsome and funny.

I ask instead of just editing because I am guessing there is a good reason and I just want to know.
09:06:11 AM Feb 15th 2013
edited by Morgenthaler
It doesn't seem there was. It was just removed by an editor without an explanation (which probably means he just didn't like it), and without either community or moderator support.

Using a musical theme to illustrate a trope is also done on several other pages, and "One Winged Angel" does evoke the image of a villain turning into a huge monster. I'm restoring it. I'm re-adding the earlier version however, since it was more menacing.

If there is any objection, feel free to note it.
09:13:57 AM Feb 15th 2013
That music is awesome. For the record, I support the line being back on the page.
07:07:13 PM Feb 3rd 2011
Does the Robot form of Preston from Wallace & Gromit in "A Close Shave" count? I always thought the climatic battle in that short was a bit like the one in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit".
10:39:56 AM Jan 27th 2011
Is the new pic crossing tropes? The caption pretty much seals it as an example of the other trope so shouldn't there be a better one with a different example?
12:55:59 PM Nov 11th 2010
The Trope Repair Shop discussion is can someone pull the header off? And tell me how to do it, for future reference.
01:28:54 PM Dec 2nd 2010
When the thread is locked the header will disappear.
06:08:56 PM Jan 5th 2011
Okay, yeah, its been almost two months with no activity and it still hasn't disappeared. Am I missing a thread that everyone is still arguing on?
12:11:37 PM Sep 25th 2010
edited by Arren85
Sorry but the trope names should change.It is named from a character that most Nintedo, Sega Console and PC owners of the era are at best mildly familiar .And that just ingores the book readers, movie goers, web cartoon readers, those that do NOT play RPG's,Those that DONT play JPRG's because what those have in common,?They have never played FFVII, they dont know who the f**ck is sephiroth and why he is a trope namer.
01:36:01 PM Sep 25th 2010
Trope rename discussions go in the Trope Repair Shop in the forums.

03:09:35 AM Apr 6th 2011
Whos' Sephiroth?
12:38:59 PM Feb 18th 2012
Agreed though, the title is not indicative at all and it is not even correct. One Winged Angel was a song.
01:27:27 PM Apr 30th 2010
Thinking maybe someone should delete the Willow/Buffy the Vampire Slayer example. The mayor is all well and good, but Willow's Evil Costume Switch/Evil Makeover really isn't this trope at all.
12:57:20 PM Mar 24th 2010
Looks like the Final Fantasy XI examples need to be updated.
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