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** MoralDissonance [=/=] ValuesDissonance: ... But, as it happens, he's more like a subversion as he seems that he doesn't adhere to the same moral ideals as human beings, though his sadism and sociopathy seem to show he understands human emotions and believes that [[spoiler:is making people "truly happy" by turning them into Magnus.]]

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** MoralDissonance [=/=] ValuesDissonance: ...MoralDissonance: ... But, as it happens, he's more like a subversion as he seems that he doesn't adhere to the same moral ideals as human beings, though his sadism and sociopathy seem to show he understands human emotions and believes that [[spoiler:is making people "truly happy" by turning them into Magnus.]]

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* DarkMessiah: subverted. Melodia has all the necessary qualifications of this trope but no apparent interest in it. Instead, Krumly and his followers summon her to earth by invoking this trope. It ends about as well as you might expect.


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* TheKingSlayer: Emperor slayer actually. It’s also implied she’s at least a coconspirator in the attempted assassination of King Ladekhan.

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* TheUsurper: Has Geldoblame assassinated and takes control Alfard. Subverted since it’s only a stepping stone toward her goal of resurrecting Malpercio and promptly abandons the empire for Cor Hydrae.


* AlwaysSaveTheGirl: Played with; if you suggest saving Xelha in Rodolfo's mansion, Kalas gets annoyed with you and says he only cares about finding Giacomo. Then he runs into a door that needs two people to open.

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* AlwaysSaveTheGirl: Played with; if you suggest saving Xelha in Rodolfo's mansion, Kalas gets annoyed with you and says he only cares about finding Giacomo. Then he runs into a door that needs two people to open.
open. PlayedStraight in the end when he risks his life to save Melodia from Malpercio. It shows both his characterDevelopment and how the two girls are NotSoDifferent.


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* TheSixthRanger
* TheSmartGuy: Mizuti assumes this role when Xehla becomes TheLeader of the FiveManBand.


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* TheTagAlongKid: Inverted. Despite being the youngest in the party and rather eccentric, Mizuti packs a punch from the start and only becomes stronger, Mizuti never acts as TheLoad and instead offers solutions in the moments of greatest need right down to magically binding Malpercio and giving Kalas enough to rescue Melodia.


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* DrivenToSuicide: Subverted. Duke Calbren’s revelation of the corrupted nature of her magnus drives her not to kill herself but to fuse with Malpercio. In a way this is actually a FateWorseThanDeath since she will lose not only her life but also her soul as well. She gets better.

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* CryForTheDevil: on both sides of the equation. After her purification she expresses pity for Malpercio’s cursed existence. Immediately before that an enigmatic montage of the hardships of her life make her a tragic villain.


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* HollywoodExorcism: Inverted. A demon is not expelled from her, instead she is expelled out of a demon. ItMakesSenseInContext.


* BeautyBrainsBrawn: a male example. He’s the beauty to Lyude’s brains and Gibari’s brawn.

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* BeautyBrainsBrawn: a BeautyBrainsAndBrawn: A male example. He’s the beauty to Lyude’s brains and Gibari’s brawn.



* broodingboygentlegirl: doublesubverted with Xelha. Despite his broodiness, Kalas is pretty laid-back and funny, whereas Xelha despite her gentleness has plenty of reason to brood.

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* broodingboygentlegirl: doublesubverted BroodingBoyGentleGirl: Double subverted with Xelha. Despite his broodiness, Kalas is pretty laid-back and funny, whereas Xelha despite her gentleness has plenty of reason to brood.



* WomenAreWiser: Incredibly mature, especially next to the more volatile Kalas and Lyude. Also, only she and Savyna, realize Mizuti is a girl.




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* BeautyBrainsBrawn: The beauty to Mizuti’s brains and Savyna’s brawn.

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* BeautyBrainsBrawn: BeautyBrainsAndBrawn: The beauty to Mizuti’s brains and Savyna’s brawn.



* EveryoneCanSeeIt: with Kalas, even the player can tease them about it.
* Foil: as the female protagonist in a jrpg, she gets a few.

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* EveryoneCanSeeIt: with With Kalas, to the point where even the player can tease them about it.
* Foil: as {{Foil}}: As the female protagonist in a jrpg, [=JRPG=], she gets a few.



** With Savyna. As the [[spoiler: for a while]] twogirlstoateam Xelha is petite, blonde, feminine TeamMom. Savyna is Amazonian beauty, brunette, masculine [[IWorkAlone: lone wolf]]. Both carry deep personal issues, though one hides is beneath warmth and the other beneath coldness.
** With Melodia. As Christ and Anti-christ avatars with a mysterious connection to Kalas. Xehla is the vessel for the ocean, whereas Melodia is the soul for the empty vessel that is Malpercio. As a kicker, Melodia is greedy for sweets whereas Xehla actively resists them.

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** With Savyna. As the [[spoiler: for a while]] twogirlstoateam TwoGirlsToATeam Xelha is petite, blonde, feminine TeamMom. Savyna is Amazonian beauty, brunette, masculine [[IWorkAlone: lone wolf]]. Both carry deep personal issues, though one hides is beneath warmth and the other beneath coldness.
** With Melodia. As Christ and Anti-christ Antichrist avatars with a mysterious connection to Kalas. Xehla is the vessel for the ocean, whereas Melodia is the soul for the empty vessel that is Malpercio. As a kicker, Melodia is greedy for sweets whereas Xehla actively resists them.



* TheLeader: of the FiveManBand for a while.

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* TheLeader: of Of the FiveManBand for a while.



* BlueBoyPinkGirl: with Kalas.

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* BlueBoyPinkGirl: with With Kalas.



* WinterRoyalLady: a rare pink version.
* TheWomanBehindTheQueenlyMask: zigzagged. She spends most of the game as the woman behind the mask but ultimately fulfills her duty as the mask.

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* WinterRoyalLady: a A rare pink version.
* TheWomanBehindTheQueenlyMask: zigzagged.Zigzagged. She spends most of the game as the woman behind the mask but ultimately fulfills her duty as the mask.
* WomenAreWiser: Incredibly mature, especially next to the more volatile Kalas and Lyude. Also, only she and Savyna, realize Mizuti is a girl.
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* BeautyBrainsBrawn: A male example, he is the brawn to Kalas’ beauty and Lyude’s brains.

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* BeautyBrainsBrawn: BeautyBrainsAndBrawn: A male example, he is the brawn to Kalas’ beauty and Lyude’s brains.



* TheBigGuy: he assumes this role when Xehla becomes TheLeader of the FiveManBand.

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* TheBigGuy: he He assumes this role when Xehla becomes TheLeader of the FiveManBand.




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If reading this didn't tip you off, he's the main [[TheWoobie Woobie]] of Baten Kaitos.



* BeautyBrainsBrawn: A male example. He’s the brains to Kalas’ beauty and Gibari’s brawn.

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* BeautyBrainsBrawn: BeautyBrainsAndBrawn: A male example. He’s the brains to Kalas’ beauty and Gibari’s brawn.




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Savyna is also present in Origins, the only other one of the original party we get to see the past of. She also happens to be the one sending all those unsigned letters Sagi keeps getting, which all keep referring only to "Dear Somebody." Before the endgame, she sends one final letter where she expresses her desire for power to avenge her father, setting Savyna up for the sequel.

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Savyna is also present in Origins, ''Origins'', the only other one of the original party we get to see the past of. She also happens to be the one sending all those unsigned letters Sagi keeps getting, which all keep referring only to "Dear Somebody." Before the endgame, she sends one final letter where she expresses her desire for power to avenge her father, setting Savyna up for the sequel.



* HairContrastDuo: with blonde Xelha as the two women of the group and with redhead Lyude as the two imperial defectors.
* HimeCut: an interesting variation. Savyna has all the elements but modified, wavy bangs instead of straight, medium sides and long back bound in ponytails. It’s an indicator to her uniqueness but also a clue to her being [[spoiler: a lost princess of the Alfaro Empire]]

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* HairContrastDuo: with With blonde Xelha as the two women of the group and with redhead Lyude as the two imperial defectors.
* HimeCut: an An interesting variation. Savyna has all the elements but modified, wavy bangs instead of straight, medium sides and long back bound in ponytails. It’s an indicator to her uniqueness but also a clue to her being [[spoiler: a lost princess of the Alfaro Empire]]



* MoralityPet:
** Mayfee is basically there to prove that the lady who just saved your life, then ditched you to find your own way through a dangerous, magical jungle that has a reputation for killing travelers is actually not a total bitch.

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* MoralityPet:
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MoralityPet: Mayfee is basically there to prove that the lady who just saved your life, then ditched you to find your own way through a dangerous, magical jungle that has a reputation for killing travelers is actually not a total bitch.jerk.



* TonboyishPonytail: she has three! Her wearing barrettes is an indication that she has a girly side.

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* TonboyishPonytail: she TomboyishPonytail: She has three! Her wearing barrettes is an indication that she has a girly side.




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* YouDidntAsk: Mizuti's reason for not telling the party about being a Child of the Earth- the topic never came up.

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* YouDidntAsk: Mizuti's reason for not telling the party about being a Child of the Earth- Earth - the topic never came up.
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* BeautyBrainsBrawn: a male example. He’s the beauty to Lyude’s brains and Gibari’s brawn.



* TheLeader: of the FiveManBand for a while.



* BeautyBrainsBrawn: A male example, he is the brawn to Kalas’ beauty and Lyude’s brains.



* TheBigGuy: he assumes this role when Xehla becomes TheLeader of the FiveManBand.




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* WorldsStrongestMan: implied by an armor Magnus which can be worn only by someone deserving of such a title.


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* BeautyBrainsBrawn: A male example. He’s the brains to Kalas’ beauty and Gibari’s brawn.


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* BlondeBrunetteRedhead: Given the party size limit, it’s easy to have Lyude as the redhead to Xehla’s blonde and either Kalas, Gibari, or Savyna the Brunette.


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* TheHeart: He assumes this role when Xehla becomes the leader of the FiveManBand.


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* AloofDarkHairedGirl: textbook example.


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* TheBigGuy: Of the strong, silent type variety.


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* HimeCut: an interesting variation. Savyna has all the elements but modified, wavy bangs instead of straight, medium sides and long back bound in ponytails. It’s an indicator to her uniqueness but also a clue to her being [[spoiler: a lost princess of the Alfaro Empire]]


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* TheLancer: Assumes this role when Xehla becomes the leader of the FiveManBand, given their polar opposite personalities and philosophies.


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* TonboyishPonytail: she has three! Her wearing barrettes is an indication that she has a girly side.

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* DirtyCoward: Turns rail and runs often, it always with the excuse of prolonging the fear of the heroes.


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* MercyKill: Her end Magnus is instrumental in ending Malpercio’s suffering.


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* PutThemOutOfTheirMisery: One marginally sympathetic interpretation of her actions.


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* SayMyName: Inverted. When Mizuti unleashes her power in Algorab, Melodia responds by saying, “you...you!” It’s a testament to her haughtiness that she’s didn’t bother to learn the name of anyone besides Kalas.

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* BadassBoast: “The wrath of the gods endures forever.” Insert chills.


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* TheDeterminator: Will release the Magnus at any cost.


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* FilleFatale: Overthrowing governments and committing genocide...at 15!


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* MayDecemberRomance: With Geldoblame in nuanced but nauseating degrees. Melodia is fifteen and a late bloomer whereas Geldoblame is in his forties. It’s implied Melodia had no limits in her quest to resurrect Malpercio no matter her disgust though she clearly enjoyed sending Geldoblame to a molten grave.


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* OmnicidalManiac: 100% omnicidal, 100% maniac.


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* PsychopathicWomanChild: Her treatment of human life eerily resembles a child’s play with toys or insects. Her tantrums are more pathetic than anything.


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* TheUnfettered: Nothing will stop her release of the end Magnus. Her seduction of Geldoblame is more than enough proof.


* SealedGoodInACan: What she becomes after her HeelFaceTurn. She harnesses the power of her end Magnus to restore the divine treasures and end Malpercio’s suffering.
* SealedEvilInACan: One of the biggest plot twists in the game. It turns out that Melodia houses the end Magnus within her which allowed her to come BackFromTheDead and resurrect Malpercio. The revelation causes her to invert this trope and become the sealed can in an evil when Malpercio swallows her.



* ShadowArchetype: To Kalas. His recognition of this at the very end motivates him to rescue her for Malpercio.

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* ShadowArchetype: To Kalas. His recognition of this at the very end motivates him to rescue her for Malpercio. While he has the Magnus of life, she has the end Magnus.

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* TragicVillain: despite being the BigBad in contrast to DiscOneFinalBoss Geldoblame, she gains much sympathy in the end unlike Geldoblame who remains rotten to the bitter end.


* BreakTheHaughty: The most arrogant character and the one who falls the hardest.



* EtherealWhiteDress: Subverted. She’s not dead, she’s BackFromTheDead.



* GenreSavvy: Her plan to release the end Magnus depends on the FiveManBand acting like a FiveManBand.



* PimpedOutDress: Downright impossible time imagine such a thing in real life, let alone her everyday clothing.

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* PimpedOutDress: Downright impossible time to imagine such a thing glass dress in real life, let alone her everyday clothing.


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* ThePrideBeforeAFall: As proud as gods, the narrative delights in shattering her pride.


* WomanInWhite: As ethereal as a real ghost.


* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: How she manipulates the groups heroism into releasing the end Magnus.

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