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One of the two protagonists of the series, Koops has changed quite a bit from his game self. He's still a bit of a coward, but he knows how to stand up for himself and others. He eventually develops feelings for Vivian. [[spoiler: He is a descendent of the Stalwart Koopa of the Four Heroes. In the future, he becomes mayor of Petalburg and is married to Vivian, with two kids. He controls the Diamond Star.]]

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One of the two protagonists of the series, Koops has changed quite a bit from his game self. He's still a bit of a coward, but he knows how to stand up for himself and others. He eventually develops feelings for Vivian. [[spoiler: He is a descendent descendant of the Stalwart Koopa of the Four Heroes. In the future, he becomes mayor of Petalburg and is married to Vivian, with two kids. He controls the Diamond Star.]]



* FamousAncestor: [[spoiler: He is a descendent of the Stalwart Koopa.]]

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* FamousAncestor: [[spoiler: He is a descendent descendant of the Stalwart Koopa.]]



A Goomba girl and, apparently, Koops' only real friend before Vivian showed up. She helps Koops out with Vivian when he feels stuck. [[spoiler: It is eventually revealed that she is a descendent of the Wise Goomba, Goombertha, of the Four Heroes. She controls the Crystal Star.]]

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A Goomba girl and, apparently, Koops' only real friend before Vivian showed up. She helps Koops out with Vivian when he feels stuck. [[spoiler: It is eventually revealed that she is a descendent descendant of the Wise Goomba, Goombertha, of the Four Heroes. She controls the Crystal Star.]]



The light blue Yoshi baby from Glitzville. He treats a lot of people pretty horribly, Vivian especially, but he actually cares a lot about his teammates. [[spoiler: He is a descendent of Nero of the Four Heroes. He controls the Gold Star.]]

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The light blue Yoshi baby from Glitzville. He treats a lot of people pretty horribly, Vivian especially, but he actually cares a lot about his teammates. [[spoiler: He is a descendent descendant of Nero of the Four Heroes. He controls the Gold Star.]]


* FieryRedhead: [[{{CaptainObvious}} Duh.]]

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* FieryRedhead: [[{{CaptainObvious}} Duh.]]FieryRedhead


* BigBeautifulWoman

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* BigBeautifulWoman


!'''Shadow Queen'''


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* AscendedExtra: In the original game, the Stalwart Koopa was only mentioned in an optional story that players could easily go the entire game without reading. This applies to all of the heroes, actually, with the exception of original characters Nero and Lillian.


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* AscendedExtra


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* AscendedExtra


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* DeadpanSnarker


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* AscendedExtra
* {{Flanderization}}: In the game, the Toad Hero was said to be "strong of arm, but shy of voice" only once. In this story, being shy and quiet is practically Aaron's defining characteristic.


* DarkAndTroubledPast: [[spoiler: His mother was eaten by Hooktail. ''[[{{HighOctaneNightmareFuel}} Right in front of him.]]'']]

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: [[spoiler: His mother was eaten by Hooktail. ''[[{{HighOctaneNightmareFuel}} Right ''Right in front of him.]]'']]'']]



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* ShrinkingViolet: At first. Though this never really disappears completely.



* [[{{MrExposition}} Miss Exposition]]

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* [[{{MrExposition}} [[MrExposition Miss Exposition]]



!'''Marilyn'''

->''[[spoiler: "I see you're taken with Vivian..."]]''

Vivian's older sister and Beldam's younger sister. She loves Vivian but is sometimes forced to attack her. She sometimes takes care of her whenever she's hurt or hungry. [[spoiler: It's implied that Beldam forbid her from talking at the end when she suddenly begins talking. She then goes to live in Shwonk Fortress.]]

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!'''Marilyn'''

->''[[spoiler: "I see you're taken with Vivian..."]]''

Vivian's older sister and Beldam's younger sister. She loves Vivian but is sometimes forced to attack her. She sometimes takes care of her whenever she's hurt or hungry. [[spoiler: It's implied that Beldam forbid her from talking at
!'''Mario'''

Mario is, for
the end when she suddenly begins talking. She then goes to live first portion of the story, a major character. He leads the group around, just like in Shwonk Fortress.]]the game. However, after the Shadow Queen is defeated, he leaves the story completely, as it revolves around the partners rather than him.



* HeroicMime: Though Goombella can apparently understand him.
* TheHero: Well, technically yes, but the story doesn't actually revolve around him. He is still the leader until partway through.
* OnlySaneMan: While he's still in the story.
* PutOnABus: After the Shadow Queen is beaten, he leaves, just like in the game. [[LongBusTrip He does not return,]] though he is mentioned occasionally.
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Downplayed and PlayedForLaughs; at one point, when the partners get into a huge argument, he just walks away towards their destination, knowing they'll follow him once they realize he's gone.

!'''Marilyn'''

->''[[spoiler: "I see you're taken with Vivian..."]]''

Vivian's older sister and Beldam's younger sister. She loves Vivian but is sometimes forced to attack her. She sometimes takes care of her whenever she's hurt or hungry. [[spoiler: It's implied that Beldam forbid her from talking at the end when she suddenly begins talking. She then goes to live in Shwonk Fortress.]]
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!!Associated Tropes



* CompleteMonster: YMMV on this, but she certainly meets the criteria.



* [[spoiler: [[{{TheManBehindTheMan}} The Shadow Siren Behind The Man]]: Like in the games, she's behind Grodus, and possibly even behind the Shadow Queen.]]

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* [[spoiler: [[{{TheManBehindTheMan}} [[TheManBehindTheMan The Shadow Siren Behind The Man]]: Like in the games, she's behind Grodus, and possibly even behind the Shadow Queen.]]



* [[{{OnlySaneMan}} Only Sane Woman]]: Lampshaded.

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* [[{{OnlySaneMan}} [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Woman]]: Lampshaded.



* [[{{TheSmartGuy}} The Smart Girl]]

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* [[{{TheSmartGuy}} [[TheSmartGuy The Smart Girl]]



* CrowningMomentOfFunny: Walking into the inn [[{{ItMakesSenseInContext}} covered in feathers.]]

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* CrowningMomentOfFunny: Walking into the inn [[{{ItMakesSenseInContext}} covered in feathers.]]TheArcher



* ShrinkingViolet




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* TheQuietOne: Doesn't speak much.

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