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* The ''Leviathan'' exploding after Ghis tests the Dusk Shard by sticking it in the ship's drive. Awesome in that "wrath of God" type way.

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* The ''Leviathan'' exploding after Ghis tests the Dusk Dawn Shard by sticking it in the ship's drive. Awesome in that "wrath of God" type way.


* Gabranth turning against Vayne, charging him, impaling him, and saying "Even a stray has pride".
** Before that, we had Vayne HulkingOut of Manufacted Nethicite, and an injured Gabranth dragging himself onto the scene. Vayne tells him to protect Larsa while he deals with your party. He looks at Larsa, who is lying unconscious on the ground, and at Vayne who is standing above him spewing magic everywhere. Then, he points his sword at Vayne, and comes out with the most awesome line "Yes, I ''will'' protect Lord Larsa".
** The entire exchange:

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* Gabranth finally turning against Vayne, charging him, impaling him, and saying "Even a stray has pride".
** Before that, we had
Vayne HulkingOut of Manufacted Nethicite, and an in the final battles. As Vayne [[HulkingOut Hulks Out]] on manufacted nethicite, the injured Gabranth dragging drags himself onto up the scene. steps. Vayne tells him to protect Larsa while he deals with your party. He looks at Larsa, who is lying unconscious on the ground, notices himself and at Vayne who is standing above him spewing magic everywhere. Then, he points gives his sword at Vayne, and comes out with the most awesome line "Yes, I ''will'' protect Lord Larsa".
** The entire exchange:
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-->'''Gabranth''': Yes, I ''will'' protect Lord Larsa. ''(points sword at Vayne)''

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-->'''Gabranth''': ''(points sword at Vayne)'' Yes, I ''will'' protect Lord Larsa. ''(points sword at Vayne)''


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** And then in a cutscene after the fight, Gabranth charges his sword and impales Vayne, and then narrowly dodges one of Vayne's Sephira swords aimed at his head, shattering part of his helmet allowing him and Vayne to look each other in the eye.
--->'''Gabranth''': Even a stray has pride.

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** The entire exchange:
-->'''Vayne''': Gabranth, you will defend my brother. He will have much need in the Hell to follow.
-->'''Gabranth''': Yes, I ''will'' protect Lord Larsa. ''(points sword at Vayne)''
-->'''Vayne''': The hound strays. Treason bears a Price.
-->'''Gabranth''': One I gladly pay.


* After the party breaks out of prison, Vossler reluctantly entrusts Basch with the Sword of the Old Order. Before he leaves, Vossler warns him of his mistrust, which Basch turns into a chilling [[BadassBoast]]:

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* After the party breaks out of prison, Vossler reluctantly entrusts Basch with the Sword of the Old Order. Before he leaves, Vossler warns him of his mistrust, which Basch turns into a chilling [[BadassBoast]]:BadassBoast:


* Once you defeat the ultimate MarathonBoss, Yiazmat, a cutscene shows Montblanc and all five of his siblings, Sorbet, Nono, Hurdy, Gurdy, and Horne, coming into Clan Centurio's hideout to congratulate you for not only killing their master's murderer, but also for becoming the greatest hunter in all Ivalice.

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* Once you defeat the ultimate MarathonBoss, Yiazmat, a cutscene shows Montblanc and all five of his siblings, Sorbet, Nono, Hurdy, Gurdy, and Horne, coming into Clan Centurio's hideout to congratulate you for not only killing their master's murderer, but also for becoming the greatest hunter in all Ivalice.Ivalice.
* After the party breaks out of prison, Vossler reluctantly entrusts Basch with the Sword of the Old Order. Before he leaves, Vossler warns him of his mistrust, which Basch turns into a chilling [[BadassBoast]]:
-->'''Vossler''': Listen to me, Basch. Your cage may have no bars, but it is a cage. The eyes of the Resistance watch unblinking.
-->'''Basch''': Let them watch. I know something of cages.


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-->'''Ashe:''' [[spoiler: Rasler. My prince. Our time was short. Yet I know this: (raises her voice) You were not the kind to take base revenge! I am no false saint for you to use! In all Dalmasca's history, not once did we rely on the Dusk Shard. Our people resolved never to use it, though their need might be dire. (sighs) That was the Dalmasca I wanted back.]]
** The princess who spent most of the game ready to [[spoiler: commit a MacGuffin induced genocide by nuke against the empire]] decided to defy [[spoiler: the will of the gods and her own desire for revenge]] and become truly, completely, heroic.

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-->'''Ashe:''' [[spoiler: Rasler. My prince. Our time was short. Yet I know this: (raises her voice) You were not the kind to take base revenge! I am no false saint for you to use! In all Dalmasca's history, not once did we rely on the Dusk Shard. Our people resolved never to use it, though their need might be dire. (sighs) That was the Dalmasca I wanted back.]]
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** The princess who spent most of the game ready to [[spoiler: commit a MacGuffin induced genocide by nuke against the empire]] empire decided to defy [[spoiler: the will of the gods and her own desire for revenge]] revenge and become truly, completely, heroic.



-->[[spoiler:'''Venat:''' They are fulfilled beyond your knowing. The Cryst is sundered, age of Stones complete. From the undying ones the world is freed. You shall not tread this path alone. Together we go. Come.]]
** Until this point, it was ambiguous [[spoiler: Venat]] was an ally or a ManipulativeBastard toward [[spoiler: Vayne and Cid]], but then, while it would have been easy to [[spoiler: him/her to leave and abandon Vayne]] who ''asked'' for it, [[spoiler:the renegade Occuria chooses to stay and die alongside his remaining ally. It definitely proves that he/she really respected Vayne and Cid and was truly an idealist ready to give up its immortality for humanities freedom]]. We then learn that [[spoiler:the bad guys were a legitimate band of TrueCompanions]], and we get a very rare example of a RousingSpeech given by the last boss [[spoiler:who knows he/she will not survive this, but accepts his/her death anyway because he/she feels that [[DoomedMoralVictor his/her role is fulfilled]]]]: making a game when the player can ''respect'' the villains for more than [[DracoInLeatherPants being sexy]] is quite a feat.

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-->[[spoiler:'''Venat:''' -->'''Venat:''' They are fulfilled beyond your knowing. The Cryst is sundered, age of Stones complete. From the undying ones the world is freed. You shall not tread this path alone. Together we go. Come.]]
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** Until this point, it was ambiguous [[spoiler: Venat]] Venat was an ally or a ManipulativeBastard toward [[spoiler: Vayne and Cid]], Cid, but then, while it would have been easy to [[spoiler: him/her to leave and abandon Vayne]] Vayne who ''asked'' for it, [[spoiler:the the renegade Occuria chooses to stay and die alongside his remaining ally. It definitely proves that he/she really respected Vayne and Cid and was truly an idealist ready to give up its immortality for humanities freedom]]. freedom. We then learn that [[spoiler:the the bad guys were a legitimate band of TrueCompanions]], TrueCompanions, and we get a very rare example of a RousingSpeech given by the last boss [[spoiler:who who knows he/she will not survive this, but accepts his/her death anyway because he/she feels that [[DoomedMoralVictor his/her role is fulfilled]]]]: fulfilled]]: making a game when the player can ''respect'' the villains for more than [[DracoInLeatherPants being sexy]] is quite a feat.



* "I [[spoiler: Judge Magister]], condemn you to oblivion!"
* Larsa's comes when [[spoiler:after defending Vayne for the whole game, Larsa finally sees that his brother has [[JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope gone off the deep end]] and stands up to him]]. "Though I lack your power, I will still persist." Then Larsa dissolves Vayne's swords, leaving Vayne shocked.
* Gabranth [[spoiler:turning against Vayne, charging him, impaling him, and saying "Even a stray has pride"]].

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* "I [[spoiler: "I, Judge Magister]], Magister, condemn you to oblivion!"
* Larsa's comes when [[spoiler:after after defending Vayne for the whole game, Larsa finally sees that his brother has [[JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope gone off the deep end]] and stands up to him]].him. "Though I lack your power, I will still persist." Then Larsa dissolves Vayne's swords, leaving Vayne shocked.
* Gabranth [[spoiler:turning turning against Vayne, charging him, impaling him, and saying "Even a stray has pride"]].pride".



* Vaan [[spoiler:picking up one of Gabranth's swords, charging Vayne, and mortally wounding him in the process]]. Impressive considering how early his specific character arc was resolved.
* There's more than a few, notably Balthier's Hovercycle escape, but if any stands out, it would have to be [[spoiler:Balthier and Cid, atop the Pharos at Ridorana. It's the sort of scene you can watch again and again, undoubtedly silly but still so awesome]].

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* Vaan [[spoiler:picking picking up one of Gabranth's swords, charging Vayne, and mortally wounding him in the process]].process. Impressive considering how early his specific character arc was resolved.
* There's more than a few, notably Balthier's Hovercycle escape, but if any stands out, it would have to be [[spoiler:Balthier Balthier and Cid, atop the Pharos at Ridorana. It's the sort of scene you can watch again and again, undoubtedly silly but still so awesome]].awesome.



** What, and Reddas [[spoiler:going out by tanking a Mist nuke to save the party and atone for Nabudis isn't epic enough]]? The people in Balfonheim who knew him even called it [[spoiler:a so-so death]] for him. [[spoiler: A so-so death?! How epic is this guy if what's basically a ''tactical nuke to the face'' is only a so-so death?!]]

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** What, and Reddas [[spoiler:going going out by tanking a Mist nuke to save the party and atone for Nabudis isn't epic enough]]? enough? The people in Balfonheim who knew him even called it [[spoiler:a a so-so death]] death for him. [[spoiler: A so-so death?! How epic is this guy if what's basically a ''tactical nuke to the face'' is only a so-so death?!]]death?!



* Judge Drace gets one when she [[spoiler:attempts to strike down Vayne for the murder of his father]], even when Bergan informs her that [[spoiler:by doing so, she is raising her sword against the army itself]]. Even though the scene leads to [[spoiler:Bergan effortlessly throwing her aside and Gabranth being forced to execute her so that he might stay in Vayne's service to protect Larsa]], it's still pretty awesome. [[spoiler:She gets even more awesome when rather than protesting her fate, she calmly orders Gabranth to get on with it while extracting a promise from him to protect Larsa]].

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* Judge Drace gets one when she [[spoiler:attempts attempts to strike down Vayne for the murder of his father]], father, even when Bergan informs her that [[spoiler:by by doing so, she is raising her sword against the army itself]]. itself. Even though the scene leads to [[spoiler:Bergan Bergan effortlessly throwing her aside and Gabranth being forced to execute her so that he might stay in Vayne's service to protect Larsa]], Larsa, it's still pretty awesome. [[spoiler:She She gets even more awesome when rather than protesting her fate, she calmly orders Gabranth to get on with it while extracting a promise from him to protect Larsa]].Larsa.



* Judge Bergan's insane and truly awesome rant against the Gods and the Power of Man [[spoiler:as he stands over the corpse of Ivalice's High Kiltias]]. His delivery is simply glorious and Gary Martin, who like Templeman has a extensive résumé of awesome voices, is having a ball hamming it up with oozing theatricality. The boss fight that follows is disappointingly easy, but the scene and the monologue itself are some of the best writing this series has ever had.

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* Judge Bergan's insane and truly awesome rant against the Gods and the Power of Man [[spoiler:as as he stands over the corpse of Ivalice's High Kiltias]].Kiltias. His delivery is simply glorious and Gary Martin, who like Templeman has a extensive résumé of awesome voices, is having a ball hamming it up with oozing theatricality. The boss fight that follows is disappointingly easy, but the scene and the monologue itself are some of the best writing this series has ever had.



* Once you defeat the ultimate MarathonBoss, Yiazmat, a cutscene shows Montblanc and all five of siblings, Sorbet, Nono, Hurdy, Gurdy, and Horne, coming into Clan Centurio's hideout to congratulate you for not only killing their master's murderer, but for becoming the greatest hunter in all Ivalice.

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* Once you defeat the ultimate MarathonBoss, Yiazmat, a cutscene shows Montblanc and all five of his siblings, Sorbet, Nono, Hurdy, Gurdy, and Horne, coming into Clan Centurio's hideout to congratulate you for not only killing their master's murderer, but also for becoming the greatest hunter in all Ivalice.


* Judge Bergan's insane and truly awesome rant against the Gods and the Power of Man [[spoiler:as he stands over the corpse of Ivalice's High Kiltias]]. His delivery is simply glorious and Gary Martin, who like Templeman has a extensive résumé of awesome voices, is having a ball hamming it up with oozing theatricality. The boss fight that follows is disappointingly easy, but the scene and the monologue itself are some of the best writing this series has ever had.

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* Judge Bergan's insane and truly awesome rant against the Gods and the Power of Man [[spoiler:as he stands over the corpse of Ivalice's High Kiltias]]. His delivery is simply glorious and Gary Martin, who like Templeman has a extensive résumé of awesome voices, is having a ball hamming it up with oozing theatricality. The boss fight that follows is disappointingly easy, but the scene and the monologue itself are some of the best writing this series has ever had.had.
* All [[LimitBreak Quickenings]] count due to their eye-catching animations and the pure awesome the characters can do, but Penelo's Lv.3 Quickening, Resplendence, takes the cake. While other characters simply deal elemental or energy attacks, Resplendence essentially has Penelo ''shattering reality itself'' just to cause damage at the enemy.
* For the Espers, Zodiark's Final Eclipse qualifies due to how overblown the whole thing is. The entire sequence clocks in at nearly a minute and chronicles Zodiark's growth from a baby to an adult winged serpent. And no, despite being a dark elemental Esper, the attack is not dark elemental. Like Penelo, he shatters reality, but [[UpToEleven on a grander scale]]. In the original game, it'll always defy the damage cap of 9,999 (unlike other Espers' final attacks); in fact, the base damage of Final Eclipse is 50,000.
* Once you defeat the ultimate MarathonBoss, Yiazmat, a cutscene shows Montblanc and all five of siblings, Sorbet, Nono, Hurdy, Gurdy, and Horne, coming into Clan Centurio's hideout to congratulate you for not only killing their master's murderer, but for becoming the greatest hunter in all Ivalice.


* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'' has a few of its own.
** Basch's final duel with Gabranth and Balthier repairing the ''Bahamut'' and piloting it away from Rabanastre, respectively, are probably the best.

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* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'' has a few of its own.
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Basch's final duel with Gabranth and Balthier repairing the ''Bahamut'' and piloting it away from Rabanastre, respectively, are probably the best.



** Fran also gets a special mention for not being held up as a sex symbol depending on how you interpret it, despite her clothing...or lack of it.

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** Fran also gets a special mention for not being held up as a sex symbol depending on how you interpret it, despite her clothing... or lack of it.



** Until this point, it was ambiguous [[spoiler: Venat]] was an ally or a ManipulativeBastard toward [[spoiler: Vayne and Cid]], but then, while it would have been easy to [[spoiler: him/her to leave and abandon Vayne]] who ''asked'' for it, [[spoiler: The renegade Occuria chooses to stay and die alongside his remaining ally definitely proves that he/she really respected Vayne and Cid and was truly an idealist ready to give up its immortality for humanities freedom]] we then learn that [[spoiler: the bad guys were a legitimate Nakama]], and we get a very rare example of a RousingSpeech given by the last boss [[spoiler: who know he/she will not survive this, but accept his/her death anyway because he/she feels that [[DoomedMoralVictor his/her role is fulfilled]] ]]: now, making a game when the player can ''respect'' the villains for more than [[DracoInLeatherPants being sexy]] is quite a feat.
* Also, Judge Zargabaath's redemption for his earlier failures in the game's closing act. It proves unnecessary, but it was a damn heroic sentiment.
** It helps that he's voiced by Simon Templeman, who plays Kain in the Legacy of Kain series, a game series renowned for it's voice acting. And anyone who's played those games knows that his voice exudes awesome.

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** Until this point, it was ambiguous [[spoiler: Venat]] was an ally or a ManipulativeBastard toward [[spoiler: Vayne and Cid]], but then, while it would have been easy to [[spoiler: him/her to leave and abandon Vayne]] who ''asked'' for it, [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:the renegade Occuria chooses to stay and die alongside his remaining ally ally. It definitely proves that he/she really respected Vayne and Cid and was truly an idealist ready to give up its immortality for humanities freedom]] we freedom]]. We then learn that [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the bad guys were a legitimate Nakama]], band of TrueCompanions]], and we get a very rare example of a RousingSpeech given by the last boss [[spoiler: who know [[spoiler:who knows he/she will not survive this, but accept accepts his/her death anyway because he/she feels that [[DoomedMoralVictor his/her role is fulfilled]] ]]: now, fulfilled]]]]: making a game when the player can ''respect'' the villains for more than [[DracoInLeatherPants being sexy]] is quite a feat.
* Also, Judge Zargabaath's redemption for his earlier failures in the game's closing act. It proves unnecessary, but it was a damn heroic sentiment.
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sentiment. It helps that he's voiced by Simon Templeman, who plays Kain in the Legacy ''Legacy of Kain Kain'' series, a game series renowned for it's its voice acting. And anyone Anyone who's played those games knows that his voice exudes awesome.



* Larsa's comes when [[spoiler: after defending Vayne for the whole game, Larsa finally sees that his brother has [[JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope gone off the deep end]] and stands up to him. "Though I lack your power, I will still persist."]]
** Larsa dissolving Vayne's swords, leaving Vayne shocked.
* Gabranth [[spoiler: turning against Vayne, charging him, impaling him, and saying "Even a stray has pride."]]
** Before that, we had Vayne HulkingOut of Manufacted Nethicite, and an injured Gabranth dragging himself onto the scene. Vayne tells him to protect Larsa while he deals with your party. He looks at Larsa, who is lying unconcious on the ground, and at Vayne who is standing above him spewing magic everywhere. Then, he points his sword at Vayne, and comes out with the most awesome line "Yes, I ''will'' protect Lord Larsa".
* Vaan [[spoiler: picking up one of Gabranth's swords, charging Vayne, and mortally wounding him in the process]]. Impressive considering how early in the story arc his character arc was resolved.
* There's more than a few, notably Balthier's Hovercycle escape, but if any stands out, it would have to be [[spoiler: Balthier and Cid, atop the Pharos at Ridorana. It's the sort of scene you can watch again and again, undoubtedly silly but still so awesome.]]

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* Larsa's comes when [[spoiler: after [[spoiler:after defending Vayne for the whole game, Larsa finally sees that his brother has [[JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope gone off the deep end]] and stands up to him.him]]. "Though I lack your power, I will still persist."]]
**
" Then Larsa dissolving dissolves Vayne's swords, leaving Vayne shocked.
* Gabranth [[spoiler: turning [[spoiler:turning against Vayne, charging him, impaling him, and saying "Even a stray has pride."]]
pride"]].
** Before that, we had Vayne HulkingOut of Manufacted Nethicite, and an injured Gabranth dragging himself onto the scene. Vayne tells him to protect Larsa while he deals with your party. He looks at Larsa, who is lying unconcious unconscious on the ground, and at Vayne who is standing above him spewing magic everywhere. Then, he points his sword at Vayne, and comes out with the most awesome line "Yes, I ''will'' protect Lord Larsa".
* Vaan [[spoiler: picking [[spoiler:picking up one of Gabranth's swords, charging Vayne, and mortally wounding him in the process]]. Impressive considering how early in the story arc his specific character arc was resolved.
* There's more than a few, notably Balthier's Hovercycle escape, but if any stands out, it would have to be [[spoiler: Balthier [[spoiler:Balthier and Cid, atop the Pharos at Ridorana. It's the sort of scene you can watch again and again, undoubtedly silly but still so awesome.]]awesome]].



** What and Reddas [[spoiler: going out by basically taking a tactical nuke to the ''face'' to save the party and atone for Nabudis isn't epic enough?]] The people in Balfonheim who knew him even called it [[spoiler: a so-so death]] for him. [[spoiler: A so-so death?! How epic is this guy if what's basically a ''tactical nuke to the face'' is only a so-so death?!]]
* Going to throw in another for Vaan. When they reach Eruyt Village the Viera are all ignoring you and basically telling you to piss off. Vaan's response paraphrased? "I don't care what you want". He then proceeds to continue browbeating them until they finally give in. Even Balthier admits that he didn't think they would get anything out of the Viera.
** More awesomely, once it is revealed the Viera don't care about Mjrn any more because she left their village, he then points out that pointing them in the right direction will see them gone as well, and so they are all better off if the Viera help them. He didn't so much pester them as manipulate them into helping.
* Judge Drace gets one when she [[spoiler: attempts to strike down Vayne for the murder of his father]], even when Bergan informs her that [[spoiler: by doing so, she is raising her sword against the army itself]]. Even though the scene leads to [[spoiler: Bergan effortlessly throwing her aside and Gabranth being forced to execute her so that he might stay in Vayne's service to protect Larsa]], it's still pretty awesome. [[spoiler: She gets even more awesome when rather than protesting her fate, she calmly orders Gabranth to get on with it while extracting a promise from him to protect Larsa]].

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** What What, and Reddas [[spoiler: going [[spoiler:going out by basically taking tanking a tactical Mist nuke to the ''face'' to save the party and atone for Nabudis isn't epic enough?]] enough]]? The people in Balfonheim who knew him even called it [[spoiler: a [[spoiler:a so-so death]] for him. [[spoiler: A so-so death?! How epic is this guy if what's basically a ''tactical nuke to the face'' is only a so-so death?!]]
* Going to throw in another for Vaan. When they reach Eruyt Village the Viera are all ignoring you and basically telling you to piss off.off in not-so-rude words. Vaan's response paraphrased? "I don't care what you want". He then proceeds to continue browbeating them until they finally give in. Even Balthier admits that he didn't think they would get anything out of the Viera.
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Viera. More awesomely, once it is revealed the Viera don't care about Mjrn any more anymore because she left their village, he then points out that pointing them in the right direction will see them gone as well, and so they are all better off if the Viera help them. He didn't so much pester them as manipulate he manipulated them into helping.
* Judge Drace gets one when she [[spoiler: attempts [[spoiler:attempts to strike down Vayne for the murder of his father]], even when Bergan informs her that [[spoiler: by [[spoiler:by doing so, she is raising her sword against the army itself]]. Even though the scene leads to [[spoiler: Bergan [[spoiler:Bergan effortlessly throwing her aside and Gabranth being forced to execute her so that he might stay in Vayne's service to protect Larsa]], it's still pretty awesome. [[spoiler: She [[spoiler:She gets even more awesome when rather than protesting her fate, she calmly orders Gabranth to get on with it while extracting a promise from him to protect Larsa]].



* Judge Bergan's insane and truly awesome rant against the Gods and the Power of Man [[spoiler: as he stands over the corpse of Ivalice's High Kiltias]]. His delivery is simply glorious and Gary Martin, who like Templeman has a extensive résumé of awesome voices, is having a ball hamming it up with oozing theatricality. The boss fight that follows is disappointingly easy, but the scene and the monologue itself are some of the best writing this series has ever had.

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* Judge Bergan's insane and truly awesome rant against the Gods and the Power of Man [[spoiler: as [[spoiler:as he stands over the corpse of Ivalice's High Kiltias]]. His delivery is simply glorious and Gary Martin, who like Templeman has a extensive résumé of awesome voices, is having a ball hamming it up with oozing theatricality. The boss fight that follows is disappointingly easy, but the scene and the monologue itself are some of the best writing this series has ever had.


* The ''Shiva'' exploding after Ghis tests the Dusk Shard by sticking it in the ship's drive. Awesome in that "wrath of God" type way.

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* The ''Shiva'' ''Leviathan'' exploding after Ghis tests the Dusk Shard by sticking it in the ship's drive. Awesome in that "wrath of God" type way.

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* Vayne makes his entrance to the plot with a passionate speech promising to be a benevolent ruler. Then he manipulates the [[LaResistance Resistance]] to attack him during a banquet, luring them into a trap. A good intoduction for a WellIntentionedExtremist and ManipulativeBastard.


* Judge Bergan's insane and truly awesome rant against the Gods and the Power of Man [[spoiler: as he stands over the corpse of Ivalice's High Kiltias]]. His delivery is simply glorious and the voice actor is having a ball hamming it up with oozing theatricality. The boss fight that follows is disappointingly easy, but the scene and the monologue itself are some of the best writing this series has ever had.

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* Judge Bergan's insane and truly awesome rant against the Gods and the Power of Man [[spoiler: as he stands over the corpse of Ivalice's High Kiltias]]. His delivery is simply glorious and the voice actor Gary Martin, who like Templeman has a extensive résumé of awesome voices, is having a ball hamming it up with oozing theatricality. The boss fight that follows is disappointingly easy, but the scene and the monologue itself are some of the best writing this series has ever had.


* Judge Bergan's insane and truly awesome rant against the Gods and the Power of Man [[spoiler: as he stands over the corpse of Ivalice's High Kiltias]]. His delivery is simply glorious and the [[GaryMartin voice actor]] is having a ball hamming it up with oozing theatricality. The boss fight that follows is disappointingly easy, but the scene and the monologue itself are some of the best writing this series has ever had.

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* Judge Bergan's insane and truly awesome rant against the Gods and the Power of Man [[spoiler: as he stands over the corpse of Ivalice's High Kiltias]]. His delivery is simply glorious and the [[GaryMartin voice actor]] actor is having a ball hamming it up with oozing theatricality. The boss fight that follows is disappointingly easy, but the scene and the monologue itself are some of the best writing this series has ever had.


** Until this point, it was amibigous [[spoiler: Venat]] was an ally or a ManipulativeBastard toward [[spoiler: Vayne and Cid]], but then, while it would have been easy to [[spoiler: him/her to leave and abandon Vayne]] who ''asked'' for it, [[spoiler: The renegate Occuria chooses to stay and die alongside his remaining ally definitely prooves that he/she really respected Vayne and Cid and was truly an idealist ready to give up its immortality for humanities freedom]] we then learn that [[spoiler: the bad guys were a legitimate Nakama]], and we get a very rare exemple of a RousingSpeech given by the last boss [[spoiler: who know he/she will not survive this, but accept his/her death anyway because he/she feels that [[DoomedMoralVictor his/her role is fulfilled]] ]]: now, making a game when the player can ''respect'' the villains for more than [[DracoInLeatherPants being sexy]] is quite a feat.

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** Until this point, it was amibigous ambiguous [[spoiler: Venat]] was an ally or a ManipulativeBastard toward [[spoiler: Vayne and Cid]], but then, while it would have been easy to [[spoiler: him/her to leave and abandon Vayne]] who ''asked'' for it, [[spoiler: The renegate renegade Occuria chooses to stay and die alongside his remaining ally definitely prooves proves that he/she really respected Vayne and Cid and was truly an idealist ready to give up its immortality for humanities freedom]] we then learn that [[spoiler: the bad guys were a legitimate Nakama]], and we get a very rare exemple example of a RousingSpeech given by the last boss [[spoiler: who know he/she will not survive this, but accept his/her death anyway because he/she feels that [[DoomedMoralVictor his/her role is fulfilled]] ]]: now, making a game when the player can ''respect'' the villains for more than [[DracoInLeatherPants being sexy]] is quite a feat.


* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'' has a few of its own. For example, anything Basch or Balthier do. Ever. The final duel with Gabranth and repairing the ''Bahamut'' and piloting it away from Rabanastre, respectively, are probably the best.

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* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'' has a few of its own. For example, anything Basch or Balthier do. Ever. The
** Basch's
final duel with Gabranth and Balthier repairing the ''Bahamut'' and piloting it away from Rabanastre, respectively, are probably the best.



** The princess who spent most of the game ready to [[spoiler: commit a MacGuffin induced genocide by nuke against the empire]] decide to defy [[spoiler: the will of the gods and her own desire for revenge]] and become truly, completely, heroic.

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** The princess who spent most of the game ready to [[spoiler: commit a MacGuffin induced genocide by nuke against the empire]] decide decided to defy [[spoiler: the will of the gods and her own desire for revenge]] and become truly, completely, heroic.



** Until this point, this troper was not sure if [[spoiler: Venat]] was an ally or a ManipulativeBastard toward [[spoiler: Vayne and Cid]], but then, while it would have been easy to [[spoiler: him/her to leave and abandon Vayne]] who ''asked'' for it, [[spoiler: The renegate Occuria chooses to stay and die alongside his remaining ally definitely prooves that he/she really respected Vayne and Cid and was truly an idealist ready to give up its immortality for humanities freedom]] we then learn that [[spoiler: the bad guys were a legitimate Nakama]], and we get a very rare exemple of a RousingSpeech given by the last boss [[spoiler: who know he/she will not survive this, but accept his/her death anyway because he/she feels that [[DoomedMoralVictor his/her role is fulfilled]] ]]: now, making a game when the player can ''respect'' the villains for more than [[DracoInLeatherPants being sexy]] is quite a feat.

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** Until this point, this troper it was not sure if amibigous [[spoiler: Venat]] was an ally or a ManipulativeBastard toward [[spoiler: Vayne and Cid]], but then, while it would have been easy to [[spoiler: him/her to leave and abandon Vayne]] who ''asked'' for it, [[spoiler: The renegate Occuria chooses to stay and die alongside his remaining ally definitely prooves that he/she really respected Vayne and Cid and was truly an idealist ready to give up its immortality for humanities freedom]] we then learn that [[spoiler: the bad guys were a legitimate Nakama]], and we get a very rare exemple of a RousingSpeech given by the last boss [[spoiler: who know he/she will not survive this, but accept his/her death anyway because he/she feels that [[DoomedMoralVictor his/her role is fulfilled]] ]]: now, making a game when the player can ''respect'' the villains for more than [[DracoInLeatherPants being sexy]] is quite a feat.


* Judge Bergan's insane and truly awesome rant against the Gods and the Power of Man [[spoiler: as he stands over the corpse of Ivalice's High Kiltias]]. His delivery is simply glorious and the voice actor is having a ball hamming it up with oozing theatricality. The boss fight that follows is disappointingly easy, but the scene and the monologue itself are some of the best writing this series has ever had.

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* Judge Bergan's insane and truly awesome rant against the Gods and the Power of Man [[spoiler: as he stands over the corpse of Ivalice's High Kiltias]]. His delivery is simply glorious and the [[GaryMartin voice actor actor]] is having a ball hamming it up with oozing theatricality. The boss fight that follows is disappointingly easy, but the scene and the monologue itself are some of the best writing this series has ever had.

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