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** Literally, as Nova can perform a VillainOverride on anyone with a control chip in their head (which is pretty much everyone bar Alita and Ido). He's the one giving the antagonists their orders and speaks to Alita through Vector's body at the end, but Alita never confronts him directly or even shares the same room as him.
** In the manga, it's Nova who made Makaku his favorite toy and turned him the monster that he was. In the film, as he's safely up in Zalem, this task is effectively proxied to Chiren, who is Grewishka's ([[AdaptationNameChange the movie's Makaku]]) main mechanic here.
* ManInWhite: The only outfit he's shown in is the classic white labcoat.

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** Literally, as Nova can perform a VillainOverride on anyone with a control chip in their head (which is pretty much everyone bar Alita and Ido).Ido) and talk through them. He's the one giving the antagonists their orders and speaks to Alita through Vector's body at the end, but Alita never confronts him directly or even shares the same room as him.
** In the manga, it's Nova who made Makaku his favorite toy and turned him into the monster that he was. In the film, as he's safely up in Zalem, this task is effectively proxied to Chiren, who is Grewishka's ([[AdaptationNameChange the movie's Makaku]]) main mechanic here.
* ManInWhite: The only outfit he's shown in is the classic a white labcoat.



* TheUnfettered: From what is shown and said about him, nothing would stop Nova in his quest ForScience. ''Nothing.''
* TheUnfought: He's the BigBad, but he's untouchable up there in Zalem and, though Alita got rid of his minions at the Factory, she doesn't have a chance to reach him yet. He's to be dealt with in a [[SequelHook potential sequel]].
* VillainOverride: Nova can take remote control of anyone with an implant in their head.

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* TheUnfettered: From what is shown and said about him, nothing would stop Nova in his quest ForScience. ''Nothing.''
''Nothing''.
* TheUnfought: He's the BigBad, but he's untouchable up there in Zalem for the time being and, though Alita got rid of his minions pawns at the Factory, she doesn't have a chance to reach him yet. He's to be dealt with in a [[SequelHook potential sequel]].
* VillainOverride: Nova can take remote control of anyone with an implant in their head.head and talk through them.


* ReplacementGoldfish: After repairing her, Ido treats Alita as something of a substitute for his own late daughter, whom he named the amnesiac cyborg after (also, the body he gave to Alita was intended for his daughter). While their relationship evolves over the course of the film, Alita comes to see Ido as a surrogate father, and addresses him as such after he installs her in the Berserker body.

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* ReplacementGoldfish: After repairing her, Ido treats Alita as something of a substitute for his own late daughter, whom he named the amnesiac cyborg after (also, the body he gave to Alita was intended for his daughter). While their relationship evolves over the course of the film, Alita comes to see Ido as a [[ParentalSubstitute surrogate father, father]], and addresses him as such after he installs puts her in the Berserker body.body.
* RobotGirl: She's a (mostly) artificially-created attractive girl.


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!!Dr. Ido's Cyber-Clinic



!!Dr. Ido's Clinic


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!! Jashugan

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!! Jashugan!!Jashugan



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!! Exploder

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!! Exploder!!Exploder



!! Gerda

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!! Gerda!!Gerda


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* FamousLastWords: Her last words before Alita's last memory of the Fall ends: "Finish the mission! Destroy Zalem!"

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* TheUnfought: He's the BigBad, but he's untouchable up there in Zalem and, though Alita got rid of his minions at the Factory, she doesn't have a chance to reach him yet. He's to be dealt with in a [[SequelHook potential sequel]].


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!!!'''Second League'''

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* GatlingGood: Each of them is equipped with two miniguns for MoreDakka.


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* PetTheDog: One of the first things she does after leaving the clinic for the first time is save a puppy from being killed by a Centurion. [[spoiler:[[KickTheDog For a little while anyway.]]]]

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* PetTheDog: One of the first things she does after leaving the clinic for the first time is save a puppy from being killed by a Centurion. [[spoiler:[[KickTheDog For a little while anyway.]]]]


An URM military officer who trained and commanded Alita when the latter went by the service number "99". Alita regains several memories of her that took place before and during the Fall (the war between Earth and the URM) over 300 years prior to the film's time.

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An URM military officer who trained and commanded Alita when the latter went by the service number "99". Alita regains several memories of her that took place before and during the Fall (the war between Earth and the URM) over 300 years prior to before Alita was found in the film's time.dumpyard.

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