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* WomanInWhite: Her avatar Sky Raker wears a lot of white clothes.



* MysticalWhiteHair: In her human form.

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* MysticalWhiteHair: In her human form.form, along with white robes.



* WomanInWhite: Her human form has both white robes and [[MysticalWhiteHair white hair]].

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* WomanInWhite: Her human form has both white robes and [[MysticalWhiteHair white hair]].


* ADarkerMe: Acts significantly more confident and proper in Brain Burst than in real life, where she considers herself a painfully average person and usually defers to Yume. Mito invited her to Brain Burst after seeing her violent reaction to a kid who dumped chocolate sauce on her head, believing she had a fighter in her wanting to get out.

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* ADarkerMe: Acts significantly more [[SpiritedYoungLady confident and proper proper]] in Brain Burst than in real life, where she considers herself a painfully average person and usually defers to Yume. Mito invited her to Brain Burst after seeing her violent reaction to a kid who dumped chocolate sauce on her head, believing she had a fighter in her wanting to get out.



* FairytaleMotifs: Her net avatar is themed after [[Literature/HanselAndGretel Gretel]].



* GeoEffects: While Petit Paquet's playstyle has left her with relatively little duel experience, she is very familiar with Brain Burst's different field types and how to take advantage of them. In particular she's capable of retaining her balance while fighting on a trampoline-like stage, and her avatar's slick surface lets her move through water easily.



* KungFuWizard: While her special moves are focused on fighting from long range, she's also a surprisingly adept martial artist, being quite nimble and having some Muay Thai moves she learned from Mito.



* SpiritedYoungLady: Evokes this image in Brain Burst, though [[ShrinkingViolet not so much]] in real life.
* StepfordSmiler: Expresses worry that she's going through life wearing a friendly mask, and that it's why the system [[PersonalityPowers generated]] such a cute, nonthreatening avatar for her.



Chocolate Puppeteer's Parent.

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Chocolate Puppeteer's Parent. In real life she goes to a Mixed Martial Arts dojo with a focus on Muay Thai, and has taught some of her moves to Shiho.



* PublicDomainArtifact: {{Discussed|Trope}} in book 19, where the characters note where his sword was found and guess that it was placed in the game as a reference to the Kusanagi.



* UnwinnableByDesign: No force in Brain Burst has ever been able to defeat the Four Gods, only [[DungeonBypass bypass]] them. Volume 19 reveals that [[spoiler:they were placed by an enemy of the Brain Burst developer, who wanted to prevent anyone from reaching the core of the Imperial Palace]].



* GravityMaster: Among its abilities.




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* YouWillNotEvadeMe: Slow-moving, but capable of pulling in Burst Linkers to prevent them from fleeing.


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!Tropes associated with the Eight Divines:
!!In General
* DuelBoss: While just as powerful as the Four Gods, they're human-sized and fought in a small room, making it impossible to bring raid parties against them.
* GateGuardian: They block the path to the "The Fluctuating Light", a mysterious item at the heart of the Imperial Palace.
* UnwinnableByDesign: In the same manner as the Four Gods.
* SerialEscalation: A second set of Imperial Palace {{Gate Guardian}}s even more unfair than the Four Gods.


* AntiquatedLinguistics: {{Downplayed|Trope}} - he's one of the first generation of Burst Linkers, and sometimes talks about Brain Burst using terms from [=pre-VR=] games, like referring to [[{{Cyberspace}} diving]] as "logging in".



* CycleOfHurting: Like Maiden and Current, he's unable to enter the Unlimited Neutral Field because his avatar's respawn point is stuck inside the InstantDeathRadius of one of the strongest bosses in the game, which resulted in him repeatedly dying and respawning until his Neurolinker was physically disconnected. Attempting to return would place him back in this situation until he received a permanent Game Over. [[spoiler:It's later revealed that he was rescued by the Green King and joined his Legion.]]
* DishingOutDirt: Amongst the Elements, he is associated with the element of Earth.

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* CycleOfHurting: Like Maiden and Current, he's unable to enter the Unlimited Neutral Field because his avatar's respawn point is stuck inside the InstantDeathRadius of one of the strongest bosses in the game, which resulted in him repeatedly dying and respawning until his Neurolinker was physically disconnected. Attempting to return would place him back in this situation until he received a permanent Game Over. [[spoiler:It's later revealed that he was rescued managed to escape by breaking into the Green King and joined his Legion.Imperial Palace itself.]]
* DishingOutDirt: Amongst the Elements, he is associated with the element of Earth.Earth - specifically carbon in its various forms.



* SequenceBreaking: [[spoiler:Managed to enter the Imperial Palace by using Elucidator to slash through the infinitely-thin gap between the gates and destroy their seal from the wrong side. He does note that this was extremely difficult to pull off, and that he died a countless number of times in the process.]]
* SharpenedToASingleAtom:
** His swords Lux and Umbra are tipped with graphene, which he describes in this way.
** His [[RealityWarper third-stage Incarnate technique]] "Elucidator" takes this UpToEleven, making Lux's entire blade infinitely thin and allowing it to cut through normally-indestructible terrain (though some special objects like the gates of the Imperial Palace are still beyond him). While active, the weapon seems to flicker in and out of existence.



* AnimalThemedSuperbeing: Like the other members of Triplex.



* WallRun: One of her abilities in leopard form lets her run on walls by expending her special meter.

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* WallRun: One of her abilities in leopard form lets her run on walls by expending her special meter. On reaching level 7, she becomes able to do this at will.



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Moose

A large blackcurrant-colored avatar themed after a moose, and the second member of Triplex.
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* AnimalThemedSuperbeing: Like the other members of Triplex.
* TheOneGuy: The only male among Prominence's executives.
* TheSpock: One of the most level-headed members of Prominence, with [[SpockSpeak a distinctively formal manner of speaking]], in sharp contrast to Porcupine.
* SpockSpeak: When Pard asks how he is, he responds:
-->"When I assess my current state both in the physical and mental aspects, I find no major problems in terms of my health status, but I have been concerned about a slight pain in one of my back teeth for the past few days. On the other hand, my mental state is most certainly not poor because final exams are over, and it will be summer vacation soon. Thus, the answer to your earlier question is 'not bad', Blood Leopard."




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The third member of Triplex. A small, red-purple avatar whose back armour is covered in fur, an unusual trait in Brain Burst.
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* AnimalThemedSuperbeing: Like the other members of Triplex. She was also rather fond of Cherry Rook for this reason.
* ComicalOverreacting: At the Triplex meeting in volume 19, she responds to Niko's news by shaking, shrieking, and destroying some of the nearby terrain as her fur stands on end. Predicting this, Niko had informed Moose ahead of time so that he'd be able to calm her down.
* CutenessProximity: Brags that she induces this response in other members of the Legion, who can't resist fluffing her fur.
* ExpressiveHair: When upset, her fur involuntarily twists into spikes and stands on end.
* JiveTurkey: In contrast to Moose her speech style is very slangy, referring to people by nicknames and saying things like "'sup, brahs? Haven't seen you in the Terries."
* PricklyPorcupine: A porcupine-themed avatar with fur that can transform into spikes, and also tends to get defensive easily.



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* ArmorOfInvincibility: The armor "The Destiny" originally granted its wearer incredible defensive abilities, though in its corrupted state its stats have shifted to focus more on attack power.

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* ArmorOfInvincibility: The armor "The Destiny" originally granted its wearer incredible defensive abilities, though in including the ability to reflect light-based attacks. In its corrupted state it has lost its reflective properties and its stats have shifted to focus more on attack power.


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* PublicDomainArtifact: {{Discussed|Trope}} in volume 19, where the characters conclude that based on its placement and its original gleaming appearance, it was likely meant to represent the Yata Mirror (one of the Imperial Regalia of Japan).


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* AnimalThemedSuperbeing: Compared to avatars like [[WingedHumanoid Silver Crow]], he doesn't have any obvious falcon traits and his connection to them seems mostly thematic.


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* AnimalThemedSuperbeing: Volume 19 clarifies that "Rook" referred to the bird. Within Prominence, fellow animal-themed avatar Thistle Porcupine was rather fond of him for this reason.


* SexyBacklessOutfit: Her net avatar wears an entirely backless dress, but it's sexiness comes from the AbsoluteCleavage in the front..

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* SexyBacklessOutfit: Her net avatar wears an entirely backless dress, but it's sexiness comes from the AbsoluteCleavage in the front..even showing a bit of butt cleavage.


* CharacterDevelopment: aiming for this in-universe. Kuroyukihime is working towards being able to change the tip of her blade-arms into hands, with the immediate aim of holding Silver Crow's hand, the long-term aim being to hug her friends in the Accelerated World without killing them - remember, her [[OneHitKill closest range attack]] is called ''Death by Embracing''. This process involves analyzing the wounds and flaws in her own psyche, and working to fix them - and she can already form hands for a few seconds. It's a literal manifestation of ThePowerOfLove; not just her romantic love for Haru, but her platonic love for her friends in her Legion.

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* CharacterDevelopment: She's aiming for this trope in-universe. Kuroyukihime is working towards being able to change the tip of her blade-arms into hands, with the immediate aim of holding Silver Crow's hand, the long-term aim being to hug her friends in the Accelerated World without killing them - remember, her [[OneHitKill closest range attack]] is called ''Death by Embracing''. This process involves analyzing the wounds and flaws in her own psyche, and working to fix them - and she can already form hands for a few seconds. It's a literal manifestation of ThePowerOfLove; not just her romantic love for Haru, but her platonic love for her friends in her Legion.



* BeadyEyedLoser: He's a short, fat boy with very beady eyes, and when the series starts he's a loser who is a target of Araya and his gang's bullying.

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* BeadyEyedLoser: He's a short, fat boy with very beady eyes, and when by the beginning of the series starts he's a loser who is a target of Araya and his gang's bullying.



* LoserProtagonist: He starts out as this, being a short overweight boy with zero self-confidence who gets bullied at school and pretty much has no friends. He gets much better through CharacterDevelopment.
* LovableNerd: He's short, fat, socially awkward, and gets beaten up by bullies regularly. Once he gains some self-esteem, however, he quickly reveals himself as a Determinator.

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* LoserProtagonist: He starts out as this, being a short overweight boy with zero self-confidence who gets bullied at school by Araya and pretty much his gang, and has no friends. He gets much better through CharacterDevelopment.
* LovableNerd: He's short, fat, socially awkward, and frequently gets beaten up by bullies regularly.Araya and his gang of bullies. Once he gains some self-esteem, however, he quickly reveals himself as a Determinator.



* GirlNextDoor: She's Haru's upbeat childhood friend who lives in the same apartment building as him. Despite Haru trying to keep his distance from her due to getting bullied, Chiyu did her best to remain friends with him and never stopped trying to help him.

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* GirlNextDoor: She's Haru's upbeat childhood friend who lives in the same apartment building as him. Despite Haru trying to keep his distance from her due to getting bullied, bullied by Araya, Chiyu did her best to remain friends with him and never stopped trying to help him.


* TheBusCameBack: He returns in Volume 13, when the kendo club performs at the school festival. [[spoiler:It soon turns out that Wolfram Cerberus III has Nomi's memories and personality]]

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* TheBusCameBack: He returns in Volume 13, when the kendo club performs at the school festival. [[spoiler:It soon turns out that Wolfram Cerberus III has Nomi's Noumi's memories and personality]]



** One can argue he's also what Haru could've been like if life were to pushed him too far. Both have suffered from bullying in the past. While Haru is fat and stubby, Nomi is LeanAndMean. Whereas Haru worked his way through Brain Burst with sheer hard work, Nomi uses deceit and manipulation to get his way.

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** One can argue he's also what Haru could've been like if life were to pushed him too far. Both have suffered from bullying in the past. While Haru is fat and stubby, Nomi Noumi is LeanAndMean. Whereas Haru worked his way through Brain Burst with sheer hard work, Nomi Noumi uses deceit and manipulation to get his way.


* BeadyEyedLoser: He's a short, fat boy with very beady eyes and when the series starts he's a loser who is a target of Araya and his gang's bullying.
* BigFun: Once he starts to gain more self-confidence, Haruyuki becomes a gentle, friendly and fun fat little guy, but hardly boisterous.

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* BeadyEyedLoser: He's a short, fat boy with very beady eyes eyes, and when the series starts he's a loser who is a target of Araya and his gang's bullying.
* BigFun: Once he starts to gain more self-confidence, Haruyuki becomes a gentle, friendly friendly, and fun fat little guy, but hardly boisterous.


* NiceGirl: Kuroyukihime is very polite, calm, patient and well-meaning. [[BewareTheNiceOnes You better don't make her angry, though.]]

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* NiceGirl: Kuroyukihime is very polite, calm, patient and well-meaning. [[BewareTheNiceOnes You You'd better don't not make her angry, though.]]


* SureWhyNot: When [[ContestWinnerCameo a contest for fan-designed duel avatars was held]], one of the entries was "Tungsten Wolfram" - an avatar almost identical to Kawahara's existing plans for Wolfram Cerberus. Tungsten's creator was awarded a special "Miracle Prize", and some of its abilities were incorporated into Cerberus.


* DualBoss: Capable of rapidly buffing and healing each other from long distances, making them nigh-invincible unless the gods in all four locations are battled at the same time.


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* GeminiDestructionLaw: Capable of rapidly buffing and healing each other from long distances, making them nigh-invincible unless the gods in all four locations are battled at the same time.



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* TheHermit: While friendly, he doesn't interact with other Burst Linkers and his "home" is very difficult to reach.


* RocketPoweredWeapon: His "Eruption Blow" appears to use rockets in his arms to perform a more powerful punch, though its only appearance in the books is Pound [[RecoilBoost using it as a form of propulsion]] while in zero gravity.



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* TechnicolorBlade: Its axe is blood red.


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* OneHandedZweihander: Wields a heavy triangular-shaped sword in one hand.


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* TechnicolorBlade: Its sword is blood red.


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* BewareMyStingerTail: The armor grants them a sharp tail as one of its abilities, [[spoiler:emerging from the fragment of Cherry Rook's [[GrapplingHook Wire Hook]] that became lodged in their back]].
* BlackSwordsAreBetter: In contrast to the previous Chrome Disasters, their weapon takes the form of a black sword [[RedAndBlackAndEvilAllOver with red veins]].


!Tropes associated with the Four Deities:
!!Sun God Inti

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!!Sun God Inti
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* CounterpartCombatCoordination: In Nega Nebulus's initial raid on the Imperial Palace, each of the four Elements ([[BlowYouAway Sky Raker]], [[MakingASplash Aqua Current]], [[PlayingWithFire Ardor Maiden]] and [[DishingOutDirt Graphite Edge]]) lead the attack against the boss who shared their ElementalPowers. The result was a disaster, and in the aftermath Ardor Maiden (who'd been assigned to Suzaku) instead began developing a LavaPit technique [[OpponentSwitch for use against the slow-moving Genbu]].
* DualBoss: Capable of rapidly buffing and healing each other from long distances, making them nigh-invincible unless the gods in all four locations are battled at the same time.
* TheFourGods: A straight example.
* GateGuardian: Each boss is a BeefGate who sleeps in an altar on the path to one of the [[TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon Imperial Palace]]'s four gates, emerging when a Burst Linker draws near.
* ItCanThink: The Four Gods appear to display actual ''hate'' towards Burst Linkers, and are capable of remembering their past encounters and learning from them.
* WalkIntoMordor: Jumping or flying into the Imperial Palace is normally impossible due to its moat's strange gravity, forcing invaders to go through one of the Four Gods.

!!Genbu of the North



* {{Foreshadowing}}: Before the Four Deities are properly introduced, Inti is briefly mentioned as a powerful boss that [[LeeroyJenkins Graphite Edge]] once tried to defeat by luring it out of its normal grounds and into a lake.
* SinisterSentientSun: Takes the form of a miniature sun that vaporises anything it comes in contact with.

!!Archangel Metatron
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/{{Yukana}} (Japanese), Creator/LauraPost (English)
Formerly the FinalBoss of Contrary Cathedral, one of Brain Burst's four great dungeons. The Acceleration Research Society somehow gained control of Metatron, using her to guard the location of the ISS Kit Core.

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: Before DishingOutDirt: The guardian corresponding to the Four Deities are properly introduced, Inti is briefly mentioned as a powerful boss that [[LeeroyJenkins Graphite Edge]] once tried to defeat by luring it out element of its normal grounds and into a lake.
* SinisterSentientSun: Takes the form of a miniature sun that vaporises anything it comes in contact with.

!!Archangel Metatron
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/{{Yukana}} (Japanese), Creator/LauraPost (English)
Formerly the FinalBoss of Contrary Cathedral, one of Brain Burst's four great dungeons. The Acceleration Research Society somehow gained control of Metatron, using her to guard the location
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!!Seiryū
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%%* BreathWeapon
* LevelDrain: Its most feared attack is a [[HomingProjectile homing]], [[UnblockableAttack unblockable]] projectile [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin named "Level Drain"]] which causes any avatar struck by it to rapidly bleed Burst Points. That alone is bad enough, but once their Burst Points hit zero, contact with the projectile causes it to explode, stunning them and permanently reducing their CharacterLevel by 1.
* MakingASplash: The guardian corresponding to the element of Water.
* OurDragonsAreDifferent: Described as combining traits of Eastern- and Western-style dragons.
%%* ShockAndAwe
* ThatOneAttack: Its LevelDrain attack makes it the most feared of the Four Gods InUniverse. In fact the level 6 Blood Leopard, as part of her plans to fight Seiryū in future, keeps enough points in reserve to level up ''twice'' just so that she can survive as long as possible before the effects kick in.
* WeakButSkilled: Has the lowest raw power of the Four Gods, but the greatest number of attack forms.

!!Byakko of the West
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* BlowYouAway: The guardian corresponding to the element of Air.
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!!Suzaku of the South
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* ItCanThink: When Silver Crow decides to revisit the Imperial Palace in volume 18, he attempts to [[DungeonBypass bypass Suzaku]] by combining Gale Thruster, Metatron Wings and Light Speed, boosting his speed to supersonic levels and flying all the way to the gate before it can finish spawning. Instead, Suzaku spawns ''before'' Crow enters its territory in order to intercept him.
* PlayingWithFire: The guardian corresponding to the element of Fire.

!Tropes associated with the Four Deities:
!!Sun God Inti
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: Before the Four Deities are properly introduced, Inti is briefly mentioned as a powerful boss that [[LeeroyJenkins Graphite Edge]] once tried to defeat by luring it out of its normal grounds and into a lake.
* SinisterSentientSun: Takes the form of a miniature sun that vaporises anything it comes in contact with.

!!Archangel Metatron
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/{{Yukana}} (Japanese), Creator/LauraPost (English)
Formerly the FinalBoss of Contrary Cathedral, one of Brain Burst's four great dungeons. The Acceleration Research Society somehow gained control of Metatron, using her to guard the location of the ISS Kit Core.
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* DeathByDepower: [[spoiler:Gets a TasteOfHisOwnMedicine when the "healer" he blackmailed undoes his [[PowerParasite theft of Silver Crow's power]], while in mid-air, allowing Crow to kill him.]]

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