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* SpiritAdvisor: [[spoiler:His spirit shows up in Jeri's digivice to cheer her up in the climax]].

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: He saves the Tamers from Zhuqiaomon, who suffers from FantasticRacism, and defends that they were the ones who striked first.


* AnimalisticAbomination: Megidramon is an EldritchAbomination that is very recognizably dragonlike.



* DraconicAbomination: Megidramon, his Mega form, is an EldritchAbomination that is very recognizably dragonlike and so powerful that he destabilizes the existence of the Digital World by simply existing.



* DraconicAbomination: Megidramon, his Mega form, is so powerful he destabilizes the existence of the Digital World by simply existing.
* DragonsAreDemonic: Upon extreme anger of Takato over the death of Leomon at Belzemon's hands, he transforms his partner Guilmon into Megidramon. His powers are so acute and massive that he causes the Digital World to slowly crumble around him simply by existing. Fortunately he's calmed down before he could destroy everything.

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* DraconicAbomination: Megidramon, his Mega form, is so powerful he destabilizes the existence of the Digital World by simply existing.
* DragonsAreDemonic: Guilmon and most of his evolutions are Virus Type Digimon that resemble draconic therapod dinosaurs, and As Growlmon he is even categorized as a "Demon Dragon". Upon extreme anger of Takato over the death of Leomon at Belzemon's hands, he transforms his partner Guilmon into Megidramon. His powers are so acute and massive that he causes the Digital World to slowly crumble around him simply by existing. Fortunately Fortunately, he's calmed down before he could destroy everything.



* {{Expy}}: Takato was specifically thinking "Agumon, but better" when designing Guilmon, so his entire evolutionary line (minus Crimson Mode) has many parallels with Agumon's. Human child-sized dinosaur (Rookie), proper-sized Dinosaur (Champion), proper-sized dinosaur with weapons attached (Ultimate), warrior (Mega). He even has a dark evolution, though that was unintentional.

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* {{Expy}}: Takato was specifically thinking "Agumon, but better" when designing Guilmon, so his entire evolutionary line (minus Crimson Mode) has many parallels with Agumon's. Human child-sized dinosaur (Rookie), proper-sized Dinosaur (Champion), proper-sized dinosaur with weapons attached (Ultimate), humanoid warrior (Mega). He even has a dark evolution, though that was unintentional.



* FierySalamander: Like Agumon, he's a fire breathing reptilian Digimon.

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* FierySalamander: Like Agumon, he's a fire breathing fire-breathing reptilian Digimon.



* {{Kiai}}: Most notably [=WarGrowlmon=], whose majority of dialogue consists of growls.

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* {{Kiai}}: Most notably [=WarGrowlmon=], whose the majority of whose dialogue consists of growls.



* RuleOfCool: Guilmon and Growlmon's designs are based on Takato's idea of having a partner that is as strong and cool as possible. It's deconstructed, as Takato doesn't think about the drawbacks of his final designs. Both, Guilmon and Growlmon are way too big for their own good (although, Growlmon appears to be [=ExVeemon's=] size rather than Greymon's), which makes hiding them difficult or impossible. Similar can be said about his choice of making Guilmon's evolution line Virus types, which may or may not play a factor in Guilmon's occassional feral states, which of course results him in becoming Megidramon when he's completely unrestrained.

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* RuleOfCool: Guilmon and Growlmon's designs are based on Takato's idea of having a partner that is as strong and cool as possible. It's deconstructed, as Takato doesn't think about the drawbacks of his final designs. Both, Both Guilmon and Growlmon are way too big for their own good (although, Growlmon appears to be [=ExVeemon's=] size rather than Greymon's), which makes hiding them difficult or impossible. Similar can be said about Similarly, his choice of making Guilmon's evolution line Virus types, which may or may not play plays a factor in Guilmon's occassional occasional feral states, which of course states and results in him in becoming Megidramon when he's completely unrestrained.



* SkySurfing: While riding Grani.

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* %%* SkySurfing: While riding Grani.


* DidntThinkThisThrough: One of Takato's flaws is his RuleOfCool mentality when designing Guilmon and his evolutionary line, specifically Growlmon. Making Guilmon strong is one thing, but making him taller than Agumon makes it difficult for Guilmon to walk around without being noticed by humans. One of Growlmon's scrapped designs include him having various natural weapons attached to his body, which would make it impossible for Takato to ride on him. He still ends up being difficult to ridee on. In the end, although Growlmon is about [=ExVeemon's=] size rather than Greymon's, designing Growlmon with such a large body that won't fit in any house makes it very difficult to hide him, despite Takato's being aware that his Digimon is supposed to be a secret. What's more, making his partner a Virus Digimon is probably one of the reasons why Guilmon is often feral and aggressive in the first place.

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* DidntThinkThisThrough: One of Takato's flaws is his RuleOfCool mentality when designing Guilmon and his evolutionary line, specifically Growlmon. Making Guilmon strong is one thing, but making him taller than Agumon makes it difficult for Guilmon to walk around without being noticed by humans. One of Growlmon's scrapped designs include him having various natural weapons attached to his body, which would make it impossible for Takato to ride on him. He still ends up being difficult to ridee ride on. In the end, although Growlmon is about [=ExVeemon's=] size rather than Greymon's, designing Growlmon with such a large body that won't fit in any house makes it very difficult to hide him, despite Takato's being aware that his Digimon is supposed to be a secret. What's more, making his partner a Virus Digimon is probably one of the reasons why Guilmon is often feral and aggressive in the first place.

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* {{Beelzebub}}: His Mega-form Beelzemon was deliberately based off of Beelzebub.


** '''Mega''': [[EldritchAbomination Megidramon]], this series' equivalent to [[Anime/DigimonAdventure SkullGreymon]], only much, [[WorldWreckingWave MUCH,]] [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone Worse]].

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** '''Mega''': [[EldritchAbomination [[DraconicAbomination Megidramon]], this series' equivalent to [[Anime/DigimonAdventure SkullGreymon]], only much, [[WorldWreckingWave MUCH,]] [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone Worse]].



* DraconicAbomination: Megidramon, his Mega form, is so powerful he destabilizes the existence of the Digital World by simply existing.



* EldritchAbomination: Megidramon, his Mega form, is so powerful he destabilizes the existence of the Digital World by simply existing.


* AscendedFanon: In-universe, being thought up by Takato. This extends to his Growlmon and WarGrowlmon forms.

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* AscendedFanon: In-universe, being thought up by Takato. This extends to his Growlmon and WarGrowlmon [=WarGrowlmon=] forms.



* BadassCape: Gallantmon has a crimson cape, befitting his nature as a draconic knight.

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* BadassCape: Gallantmon has a flowing crimson cape, befitting his nature as a draconic knight.knight. He also used it to put out a fire he walked out of.



* CoolCape: Gallantmon dons a flowing red one. He also used it to put out a fire he walked out of.



* IJustWantToBeBadass: Deconstructed. He tries to force himself to be this by taking on [[{{Kaijuu}} Indramon]] alone. It...[[CurbStompBattle doesn't]] [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown work]], which makes him cross the DespairEventHorizon. [[spoiler:And ''that'' opens up the way for Catsuramon's manipulations, showing that [[DealWithTheDevil sometimes the lengths people take]] to invoke this isn't always a good thing.]]

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* IJustWantToBeBadass: Deconstructed. He tries to force himself to be this by taking on [[{{Kaijuu}} [[{{Kaiju}} Indramon]] alone. It...[[CurbStompBattle doesn't]] [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown work]], which makes him cross the DespairEventHorizon. [[spoiler:And ''that'' opens up the way for Catsuramon's manipulations, showing that [[DealWithTheDevil sometimes the lengths people take]] to invoke this isn't always a good thing.]]



* GenericDoomsdayVillain: Why does he want to destroy the Earth? Presumably [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorld the same reason as Apocalymon]] from ''Digimon Adventure'', but that's not even alluded to here.

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* GenericDoomsdayVillain: Why does he want to destroy the Earth? Presumably [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorld [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds the same reason as Apocalymon]] from ''Digimon Adventure'', but that's not even alluded to here.



* GiantFlier: He dwarves the building sized Zhuqiaomon. Understandable, since Zhuqiaomon is based on a sparrow, and Azulongmon is a ''dragon''.

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* GiantFlier: GiantFlyer: He dwarves the building sized Zhuqiaomon. Understandable, since Zhuqiaomon is based on a sparrow, and Azulongmon is a ''dragon''.



* GoneHorriblyRight: It does ''exactly'' what it's programmed to do. Apparently, the original programmers forgot to account for the fact that TechnologyMarchesOn.

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* GoneHorriblyRight: It D-Reaper only does ''exactly'' what it's programmed to do. Apparently, do; Delete anything that exceeds its designated parameters. Unfortunately, the original programmers forgot to account for the fact that TechnologyMarchesOn.TechnologyMarchesOn. So, while everything else about it has evolved, its parameters haven't changed from when they were set in the 80's, when RAM was barely a fraction as strong as present day.



* TechnologyMarchesOn: D-Reaper is only doing what it was programmed to do. Delete anything that exceeds its designated parameters. The problem is that while everything else about it has evolved, its parameters haven't changed from when it was originally created in the 80's when RAM was barely a fraction as strong as present day.


* TheAce: As exactly you'd expect from someone nicknamed "The Digimon Queen".

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* TheAce: As exactly as you'd expect from someone nicknamed "The Digimon Queen".

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* TheAce: As exactly you'd expect from someone nicknamed "The Digimon Queen".


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* CharacterDevelopment: One visual indication of this is how the heart on her shirt goes from broken to complete.


* TheSlowWalk: Clearly channeling [[Manga/DragonBall Gohan]] in episode 36, but with a cape.

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* TheSlowWalk: Clearly channeling [[Manga/DragonBall [[Anime/DragonBallZ Gohan]] in episode 36, but with a cape.

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* HellishPupils: His pupils dilate in such a manner when becomes enraged enough to make Guilmon digivolve into Megidomon. Fans have used this and Guilmon's connection to the Digital Hazard to mean something...more.


* SignificantWardrobeShift: For most of the series, Rika is seen wearing a broken hearted t-shirt, symbolizing her as a BrokenBird {{jerkass}} with issues of opening up. After [[CharacterDevelopment maturing]] significantly, she later dons a new t-shirt given to her by her mother with s full heart.

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* SignificantWardrobeShift: For most of the series, Rika is seen wearing a broken hearted t-shirt, symbolizing her as a BrokenBird {{jerkass}} with issues of opening up. After [[CharacterDevelopment maturing]] significantly, she later dons a new t-shirt given to her by her mother with s a full heart.


* CharacterizationMarchesOn: Spaniard dub only. In the first episodes, Takato's voice actress gave him a cockier, more energetic voice than she would use the rest of the series, making him sound almost like a MouthyKid at times. It was after this phase that she adopted a more innocent, childish tone.

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* CharacterizationMarchesOn: Spaniard dub only. In the first episodes, Takato's voice actress gave him a cockier, cockier and more energetic voice than she would use the rest of the series, making him sound almost like a MouthyKid BrattyHalfPint at times. It was after this phase that she adopted a more innocent, childish tone.



* BirdsOfAFeather: With Takato, both sweet kids, with intense emotions buried deep down (Intense anger for Takato and overwhelming despair for Jeri), they also seem to share a sort of psychic connection that lets them sense and hear each other from great distances. Both reacted badly to Leomon's death, which unleash their bottled up emotions, but by the end of the series, they let to gain better control of those emotions, be stronger for it, which help lead to the D-Reaper's defeat.

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* BirdsOfAFeather: With Takato, both sweet kids, with intense emotions buried deep down (Intense (intense anger for Takato and overwhelming despair for Jeri), they also seem to share a sort of psychic connection that lets them sense and hear each other from great distances. Both reacted badly to Leomon's death, which unleash their bottled up emotions, but by the end of the series, they let to gain better control of those emotions, be stronger for it, which help lead to the D-Reaper's defeat.



* ConsultingMisterPuppet: She has a sock puppet she frequently talks to. It gets alarming once [[spoiler:Leomon]] dies, as the puppet is how she expresses some ''really'' negative thoughts towards herself, [[spoiler:and eventually goes as far as trying to strangle her.]] [[BlatantLies Kid's show!]]

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* ConsultingMisterPuppet: She has a sock puppet she frequently talks to. It gets alarming once [[spoiler:Leomon]] dies, as the puppet is how she expresses some ''really'' negative thoughts towards herself, [[spoiler:and eventually goes as far as trying to strangle her.her(self).]] [[BlatantLies Kid's show!]]



* DemonicDummy: Jeri's sock puppet is usually benign, and she uses it to entertain her little brother. Yet [[spoiler:she uses it whenever she has to point out something bad, and that is why the D-Reaper impersonates it during her MindRape, turning even the happiest and least threatening things terrifying.]]

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* DemonicDummy: Jeri's sock puppet is usually benign, and she uses it to entertain her little brother. Yet However, [[spoiler:she uses it whenever she has to point out something bad, and that is why the D-Reaper impersonates it during her MindRape, turning even the happiest and least threatening things terrifying.]]



* FourIsDeath: Although chronologically, she isn't the 4th Tamer in the series [[spoiler: That one is ''[[BewareTheNiceOnes Takato]]'']] she is the first addition to the trio and the fourth Tamer that the audience sees getting a digivice.

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* FourIsDeath: Although chronologically, she isn't the 4th Tamer in the series [[spoiler: That (that one is ''[[BewareTheNiceOnes [[spoiler:''[[BewareTheNiceOnes Takato]]'']] she is the first addition to the trio and the fourth Tamer that the audience sees getting a digivice.



* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Like all the other members of her family, this is in full effect because of AlternateCharacterReading. The characters in her name are read using the onyomi reading ("Shiuchon") whereas if put into pinyin, it would be read as "Xiaochun" in Mandarin Chinese. The dubbers more or less gave up the internal debate about what it was and went with Suzie instead. Fandom sometimes adds to this by calling her 'Shuchun', because the Japanese [=VAs=] pronounce her name that way sometimes. The German dub goes with "shuichon" half the dub and when she joins the others she says she would rather be called " suzie"

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* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Like all the other members of her family, this is in full effect because of AlternateCharacterReading. The characters in her name are read using the onyomi reading ("Shiuchon") whereas if put into pinyin, it would be read as "Xiaochun" in Mandarin Chinese. The dubbers more or less gave up the internal debate about what it was and went with Suzie instead. Fandom sometimes adds to this by calling her 'Shuchun', because the Japanese [=VAs=] pronounce her name that way sometimes. The German dub goes with "shuichon" half the dub and when she joins the others she says she would rather be called " suzie""Suzie", while the Spaniard dub opted to pronounce her name more or less as "Sue Chong".



* WrongGenreSavvy: Is essentially this as a character-concept; in a DarkerAndEdgier series where [[DeconstructorFleet heaps of tropes are examined deeply]] and where the tone is comparable to that of a CosmicHorrorStory, she singlehandedly manages to survive the plot by being innocent, bubbly and sweet. She'd have fit perfectly in the previous series or the next one.

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* WrongGenreSavvy: Is essentially this as a character-concept; character-concept, though with unexpectedly happy results; in a DarkerAndEdgier series where [[DeconstructorFleet heaps of tropes are examined deeply]] and where the tone is comparable to that of a CosmicHorrorStory, she singlehandedly manages to survive the plot by being innocent, bubbly and sweet. She'd have fit perfectly in the previous series or the next one.



* ImaginaryFriend: The English and German dubs imply their parents think Impmon is/was this. Averted in Spain, where their parents never seem to find out Impmon's existence.

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* ImaginaryFriend: The English and German dubs imply their parents think Impmon is/was this. Averted in Spain, where their parents never seem to find out discover Impmon's existence.



* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: "Mako" (or "Mako-chan") is Impmon's term of endearment for Makoto, but the dubbers must not have realized this since everyone, whether they know Mako personally or not, calls him "Mako" in the dub. Impmon even introduces him as "Mako" to Takato and the gang.
* ParentalAbandonment: In flashbacks, they live with their parents, who spoiled them rotten. In the present they live with their grandmother and no explanation is given for why.

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* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: "Mako" (or "Mako-chan") is Impmon's term of endearment for Makoto, but the American dubbers must not have realized this since everyone, whether they know Mako personally or not, calls him "Mako" in the dub. Impmon even introduces him as "Mako" to Takato and the gang.
* ParentalAbandonment: ParentalAbandonment:
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In flashbacks, they live with their parents, who spoiled them rotten. In the present present, they live with their grandmother grandmother, and no explanation is given for why.



* AntiquatedLinguistics: His speech as Gallantmon in the original Japanese is made of this, akin to a samurai, or a warrior serving a lord in general, befitting his design.

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* AntiquatedLinguistics: His speech as Gallantmon in the original Japanese is made of this, akin to a samurai, samurai or a warrior serving a lord in general, befitting his design.

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