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* BadassGrandpa: He might be well past his prime, but he remains an immensely powerful and skilled wizard who masters devastating spells. It is quite telling that even now, he can casually stroll through the highly dangerous [[TheLostWoods Darkwood Forest]] with zero trouble. Even in a place where EverythingIsTryingToKillYou, monsters, beasts and thieves of all sorts know better than getting on his bad side.



* OldMaster: Very old but still considerably powerful. Knowing this, it's hard to fathom how formidable he was in his prime.

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* OldMaster: Very old He might be well past his prime, but still considerably powerful. Knowing this, it's hard to fathom how formidable he was remains an immensely powerful and skilled wizard who masters devastating spells. It is quite telling that even now, he can casually stroll through the highly dangerous [[TheLostWoods Darkwood Forest]] with zero trouble. Even in a place where EverythingIsTryingToKillYou, monsters, beasts and thieves of all sorts know better than getting on his prime.bad side.



* SpecsOfAwesome: He wears half-moon spectacles and is a grade A BadassGrandpa and CoolOldGuy.

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* SpecsOfAwesome: He wears half-moon spectacles and is a grade A BadassGrandpa and CoolOldGuy.


* BadassGrandpa: Like his fellow Star Pupils, he might be well past his prime but he's still an immensely powerful and knowledgeable wizard. Even in such a WretchedHive like Port Blacksand, no scoundrel from the corrupt City Guard to the ThievesGuild would dare getting on his bad side. Considering that other wizards are tortured to powerlessness by Lord Azzur's agents, that's saying something. [[spoiler: Until Lord Azzur is NeutralNoLonger that is. And even he, who is TheDreaded, avoids direct confrontation.]]
* BadassInDistress: [[spoiler: In ''The Port of Peril'' Lord Azzur sends his [[TheDragon main agent]] kidnap him by drugging his drinking water and sending him in the Governor's palace's jail to be executed. You must sneak into the jail to free him.]]

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* BadassGrandpa: Like his fellow Star Pupils, he might be well past his prime but he's still an immensely powerful and knowledgeable wizard. Even in such a WretchedHive like Port Blacksand, no scoundrel from the corrupt City Guard to the ThievesGuild would dare getting on his bad side. Considering that other wizards are tortured to powerlessness by Lord Azzur's agents, that's saying something. [[spoiler: Until Lord Azzur is NeutralNoLonger that is. And even he, who is TheDreaded, avoids direct confrontation.]]
* BadassInDistress: [[spoiler: In ''The Port of Peril'' Lord Azzur sends his [[TheDragon main agent]] to kidnap him by drugging his drinking water and sending him in the Governor's palace's jail to be executed. You must sneak into the jail to free him.]]



* OldMaster: Very old but considerably powerful. Given his current level and knowing he was a MagicKnight in his prime, it's hard to picture a foe that could resist him, barring [[InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons Great Dragons]] or [[ElementalEmbodiment Greater Elementals]], no less than the mightiest beings to dwell Titan...

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* OldMaster: Very old Like his fellow Star Pupils, he might be well past his prime but considerably powerful. Given he's still an immensely powerful and knowledgeable wizard. Even in such a WretchedHive like Port Blacksand, no scoundrel from the corrupt City Guard to the ThievesGuild would dare getting on his current level and knowing he was a MagicKnight in his prime, it's hard to picture a foe bad side. Considering that could resist him, barring [[InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons Great Dragons]] or [[ElementalEmbodiment Greater Elementals]], no less than the mightiest beings other wizards are tortured to dwell Titan...powerlessness by Lord Azzur's agents, that's saying something. [[spoiler: Until Lord Azzur is NeutralNoLonger that is. And even he, who is TheDreaded, avoids direct confrontation.]]



* WizardBeard: To nobody's surprise.

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The three best students of [[TheArchmage the Great Archmage Vermithrax Moonchaser]], the most famous grand master of the WizardingSchool of the Forest of Yore, with little doubt the most famous and greatest in all of Titan. They owe their nickname to their prowesses, and the fact that they grew into three {{Living Legend}}s renowned and respected worldwide. Among the {{Big Good}}s of the franchise, Yaztromo and Nicodemus stand out as the most recurring.

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The three best students of [[TheArchmage the Great Archmage Vermithrax Moonchaser]], the most famous grand master of the WizardingSchool of the Forest of Yore, with little doubt the most famous and greatest in all of Titan. They owe their nickname to their prowesses, and the fact that they grew into three {{Living Legend}}s renowned and respected worldwide. Among the {{Big Good}}s of the franchise, Yaztromo and Nicodemus stand out as the most recurring.
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One of the most powerful and famous benevolent wizards to ever dwell Titan, and a former adventurer winning many victories against the forces of evil: Among which preventing the resurrection of three highly powerful necromancers called [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast the Dark Ones]]. After a lifetime of adventures, he retired to the infamous [[WretchedHive Port Blacksand]], hoping to live his remaining years in peace and tranquility.

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One of the most powerful and famous benevolent wizards to ever dwell Titan, and a former adventurer winning many victories against the forces of evil: Among which preventing the resurrection of three highly powerful necromancers called [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast the Dark Ones]]. After a lifetime of adventures, he retired to the infamous [[WretchedHive Port Blacksand]], hoping to live his remaining years in peace and tranquility.
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A crotchety old wizard who lives in a tower close to Darkwood Forest and makes a living selling magical trinkets. Behind his GrumpyOldMan persona, he is a tireless foe of evil. You will meet him in many gamebooks, either as a {{Cameo}} or playing a significant role, but always a reliable source of help and wisdom.

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A crotchety old wizard who lives in a tower close to Darkwood Forest and makes a living selling magical trinkets. Behind his GrumpyOldMan persona, he is a tireless foe of evil. You will meet him in many gamebooks, either as a {{Cameo}} or playing a significant role, but always a reliable source of help and wisdom.
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* BadassLongHair: To go with his BadassBeard and the WizardClassic looks.



* BadassLonghair: Long, white and flowing.


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[[center: [- [[Characters/FightingFantasy Main Character Index]] | '''Forces of Order''': [[Characters/FightingFantasyCelestialCourt Celestial Court]] | [[Characters/FightingFantasyTheHeroAndCompanions The Hero's Band]] | [[Characters/FightingFantasyAllies Allies]] ([[Characters/FightingFantasyRulers Rulers]] | [[Characters/FightingFantasyStarPupils ([[Characters/FightingFantasyStarPupils The Star Pupils]]) | [[Characters/FightingFantasyRulers Rulers]] | '''Forces of Chaos''': [[Characters/FightingFantasyAntagonistsDarkGods Dark Gods]] | [[Characters/FightingFantasyAntagonistsThePit The Pit]] ([[Characters/FightingFantasyAntagonistsDarkGods Dark Gods]]) Pit]] | Minor Antagonists - [[Characters/FightingFantasyAntagonistsAllansia Allansia]] ([[Characters/FightingFantasyAntagonistsDemonicThree The Demonic Three]]) | [[Characters/FightingFantasyAntagonistsKhul Khul]] | [[Characters/FightingFantasyAntagonistsOldWorld The Old World]] | [[Characters/FightingFantasyAntagonistsOtherWorlds Other Dimensions]]]]-]


* MagicalAccessory: Averted. He wears a fancy medaillon (same colour as his robes on the picture), but it is just that, a fancy trinket.

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* MagicalAccessory: Averted. He wears a fancy medaillon (same colour as his robes on the picture), picture) that screams the part, but it is just that, a fancy trinket.


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* AnimalEspionage: Animals all around inform him of all that happens around. He does not magically compels them though, he is just a FriendToAllLivingThings who SpeaksFluentAnimal.


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* GuestStarPartyMember: In ''The Port of Peril'', right for the FinalBattle.


* BazaarOfTheBizarre: By virtue of selling all sorts of potions, trinkets, talismans and bewitched thingies, Yaztromo' shop is This. You can find all sort of things for all sorts of purpose there.



* DungeonShop: Darkwood Forest is a natural dungeon in all but name, and he sells trinkets that help you survive there. Very useful ones at that.



* MagicalAccessory: He makes and sells them for a living.



* ShopKeeper: Played with as he does keep a shop, but being a wizard he only sells potions and magical trinkets. Very useful ones at that.


** BrokenAce: Let's just say that a lifetime of death-defying heroics has taken its toll, making him terse and slightly misanthropic.



* BadassTeacher: He taught King Salamon LVII, the current King of Salamonis, when the latter was a child.

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* BadassTeacher: He Nicodemus taught King Salamon LVII, the current King of Salamonis, when the latter was a child.



* BrokenAce: Let's just say that a lifetime of death-defying heroics has taken its toll, making him terse and slightly misanthropic.



* LivingLegend: Legendary all across Allansia and possibly Titan.



* MagicStaff: He is seen with one on the illustration, but the narration never mentions it.

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* MagicStaff: He Nicodemus is seen with one on the illustration, but the narration never mentions it.



** RingOfFire: The most powerful spell he can cast is the Ring of [[TechnicolorFire White Fire]], that traps powerful evil beings, [[BroughtDownToNormal breaks their dark powers and leaves them vulnerable to common weapons]]. [[spoiler: It is so powerful that it works on DemonLordsAndArchdevils, and is your only way to stand a chance against Zanbar Bone in ''The Port of Peril''.]]


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* RingOfFire: The most powerful spell he can cast is the Ring of the [[TechnicolorFire White Flame]], that traps powerful evil beings, [[BroughtDownToNormal breaks their dark powers and leaves them vulnerable to common weapons]]. [[spoiler: It is so powerful that it works on DemonLordsAndArchdevils, and is your only way to stand a chance against Zanbar Bone in ''The Port of Peril''.]]


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* TechnicolorFire: His Ring of White Fire is both a RingOfFire, this, and a PowerNullifier.

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[[center: [- [[Characters/FightingFantasy Main Character Index]] | '''Forces of Order''': [[Characters/FightingFantasyCelestialCourt Celestial Court]] | [[Characters/FightingFantasyTheHeroAndCompanions The Hero's Band]] | [[Characters/FightingFantasyAllies Allies]] ([[Characters/FightingFantasyRulers Rulers]] | [[Characters/FightingFantasyStarPupils The Star Pupils]]) | '''Forces of Chaos''': [[Characters/FightingFantasyAntagonistsThePit The Pit]] ([[Characters/FightingFantasyAntagonistsDarkGods Dark Gods]]) | Minor Antagonists - [[Characters/FightingFantasyAntagonistsAllansia Allansia]] ([[Characters/FightingFantasyAntagonistsDemonicThree The Demonic Three]]) | [[Characters/FightingFantasyAntagonistsKhul Khul]] | [[Characters/FightingFantasyAntagonistsOldWorld The Old World]] | [[Characters/FightingFantasyAntagonistsOtherWorlds Other Dimensions]]]]-]


* AllPowerfulBystander: Nicodemus is still powerful enough to lay a nasty smackdown to more than one BigBad, but won't because he already laid smackdowns on enough Big Bads in his lifetime, thank you very much. Make way for the young as they say. Justified in that despite retaining huge powers, he is too old and wary to run for adventure.

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* AllPowerfulBystander: Nicodemus is still powerful enough to lay a nasty smackdown to more than one BigBad, but won't because he already laid smackdowns on enough Big Bads in his lifetime, thank you very much. Make way for the young as they say. Justified in that despite retaining huge powers, he is too old and wary weary to run for adventure.


* BadassLonghair: To go with his BadassBeard and the WizardClassic looks.
* BadassLongrobe: A given for a wizard in a Fantasy setting.

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* BadassLonghair: BadassLongHair: To go with his BadassBeard and the WizardClassic looks.
* BadassLongrobe: BadassLongRobe: A given for a wizard in a Fantasy setting.



* SignatureMove: Aside from his first appearance, you are always offered the option of him inflicting NonStandardGameOver via Baleful Polymorphe to anyone dumb enough to attack him.

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* SignatureMove: Aside from his first appearance, you are always offered the option of him inflicting NonStandardGameOver via Baleful Polymorphe BalefulPolymorph to anyone dumb enough to attack him.


* PlayingWithFire: He seems adept in fire magic, casting a flurry of {{Fireballs}} in his backstory, and casting powerful Fire Spells against the BigBad in ''The Port of Peril''.
** TechnicolorFire: The most powerful spell he can cast is the Ring of White Fire, that traps powerful evil beings, [[DePower breaks their dark powers and leaves them vulnerable to common weapons]]. [[spoiler: It is so powerful that it works on DemonLordsAndArchdevils, and is your only way to stand a chance against Zanbar Bone in ''The Port of Peril''.]]

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* PlayingWithFire: He seems adept in fire magic, casting a flurry [[MagicMissileStorm flurry]] of {{Fireballs}} in his backstory, and casting powerful Fire Spells against the BigBad in ''The Port of Peril''.
** TechnicolorFire: RingOfFire: The most powerful spell he can cast is the Ring of [[TechnicolorFire White Fire, Fire]], that traps powerful evil beings, [[DePower [[BroughtDownToNormal breaks their dark powers and leaves them vulnerable to common weapons]]. [[spoiler: It is so powerful that it works on DemonLordsAndArchdevils, and is your only way to stand a chance against Zanbar Bone in ''The Port of Peril''.]]



* SignatureMove: Aside from his first appearance, you are always offered the option of attacking him, and the ensuing NonStandardGameOver with BalefulPolymorph.

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* SignatureMove: Aside from his first appearance, you are always offered the option of attacking him, and the ensuing him inflicting NonStandardGameOver with BalefulPolymorph.via Baleful Polymorphe to anyone dumb enough to attack him.


* OldMaster: Very old but considerably powerful.

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* OldMaster: Very old but considerably powerful. Given his current level and knowing he was a MagicKnight in his prime, it's hard to picture a foe that could resist him, barring [[InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons Great Dragons]] or [[ElementalEmbodiment Greater Elementals]], no less than the mightiest beings to dwell Titan...



* TookALevelInKindness: He is nothing but polite and helpful in ''The Port of Peril''. Justified since you saved his life and are about to fight his old {{Arch-enemy}}.

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* TookALevelInKindness: He is nothing but polite and helpful in ''The Port of Peril''. Justified since you saved his life and are about to fight his old {{Arch-enemy}}.{{Archenemy}}.


* AstralProjection: Yaztromo appears this way in ''Legend of Zagor'', [[DimensionalTraveller projecting himself across dimensions]] to Titan's brother world of Amarilla.

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* AstralProjection: Yaztromo appears this way in ''Legend of Zagor'', [[DimensionalTraveller [[DimensionalTraveler projecting himself across dimensions]] to Titan's brother world of Amarilla.



** In ''Legend of Zagor'', he appears to play MrExposition to you, who are in another dimension.
* CharacterizationMarchesOn: In his first appearance in ''Forest of Doom'', he is described as wearing tattered rags, easily tired by merely climbing the stairs of his tower, and apparently lacking money. He is not even that grumpy! He would gain the traits he is most known for in latter books, in which he is described wearing lavish robes, being well-off enough to give you handfuls of gold coins without second thoughts, quite fit for his age, grouchy and loving cakes, and no longer selling you magic trinkets. Though it is said he still does sell trinkets, when not busy helping save the world.

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** In the intro of ''Legend of Zagor'', he appears to play MrExposition to you, who are in someone from another dimension.
* CharacterizationMarchesOn: In his first appearance in ''Forest of Doom'', he is described as wearing tattered rags, easily tired by merely climbing the stairs of his tower, and apparently lacking money. He is not even that grumpy! He would gain the traits he is most known for in latter books, in which he is described wearing lavish robes, being well-off enough to give you handfuls of gold coins without second thoughts, quite fit for his age, grouchy and loving cakes, and no longer selling you magic trinkets. Though it is said he still does sell trinkets, does, when not busy helping save the world.



* DimensionalTraveller: In ''Legend of Zagor'', Yaztromo uses an AstralProjection to follow Zagor to the world of Amarillia, and manages to warn the [[AChildShallLeadThem Boy King Irian]] of the upcoming threat. His knowledge of Amarillia's history implies that he already knew about the parallel world.
* DontMakeMeDestroyYou: If you [[BullyingADragon draw your sword at him]], he calmly warns you not to play the fool, and you'd be wise to follow his advice. [[TooDumbToLive or else...]]

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* DimensionalTraveller: DimensionalTraveler: In ''Legend of Zagor'', Yaztromo uses an AstralProjection to follow Zagor to the world of Amarillia, and manages to warn the [[AChildShallLeadThem Boy King Irian]] of the upcoming threat. His knowledge of Amarillia's history implies that he already knew about the parallel world.
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* DontMakeMeDestroyYou: If you [[BullyingADragon draw your sword at him]], he calmly warns you not to play the fool, fool before you regret it, and you'd be wise to follow his advice. [[TooDumbToLive or else...]]



* GrumpyBear: Yaztromo's grouchy attitude is such a consistent part of him that it is actually a plot point in ''Return to Firetop Mountain'' [[spoiler: where his appearance as a kindly old man is a clue you are dealing with an impostor.]] That said, he is still more personable than Nicodemus.

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* GrumpyBear: Yaztromo's grouchy attitude is such a consistent part of him that it is it's actually a plot point in ''Return to Firetop Mountain'' [[spoiler: where his appearance as a kindly old man is a clue you are dealing with an impostor.]] That said, he is still more personable than Nicodemus.



* TheLancer: He plays this role to [[KnightInSourArmor Chadda Darkmane]] in the novels. Especially in ''Demonstealer'', in which he takes part in banishing the [[GreaterScopeVillain Demon Lord Rivel]], a being on par with the [[DemonLordsAndArchdevils Demon Princes]] themselves, as the BigBad attempts to bring him back to the Earthly Planes. He plays a major role in the third as well.

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* TheLancer: He plays this role to [[KnightInSourArmor Chadda Darkmane]] in the novels. Especially in ''Demonstealer'', in which he takes part in banishing the [[GreaterScopeVillain Demon Lord Rivel]], a being on par with the [[DemonLordsAndArchdevils Demon Princes]] themselves, as the BigBad attempts to bring him back to the Earthly Planes. Planes.
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He plays a major role in the third as well.



* MagmaMan: He masters the very powerful Volcano Spell.

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* MagmaMan: He masters the very powerful Volcano Spell.Spell, causing burning devastation in a wide AreaOfEffect.



* RedIsHeroic: He wears lavish red robes, and is one of the mightiest forces of Good to ever dwell Titan.
* TheRedMage: In addition to the obvious, he is equally adept as a support for you with healing magic and power boosts, as he is in battle, decimating the enemy's ranks with his deadly spells.

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* RedIsHeroic: He wears lavish red robes, robes and is one of the mightiest forces of Good to ever dwell Titan.
* TheRedMage: In addition to the obvious, he is equally adept as a support for you with healing magic Healing Magic and power boosts, as he is in battle, decimating the enemy's ranks with his deadly spells.



* ShopKeeper: Played with as he does keeps a shop, but being a wizard he only sells potions and magical trinkets. Very useful ones at that.

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* RobeAndWizardHat: Yaztromo lacks the hat, but his robes just scream, wise Fantasy sorcerer.
* ShopKeeper: Played with as he does keeps keep a shop, but being a wizard he only sells potions and magical trinkets. Very useful ones at that.



* SpeaksFluentAnimal: Animals all over the land report anything unusual to him and he can converse with them freely. Justified in that spells can do just that.

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* SpeaksFluentAnimal: Animals all over the land report anything unusual to him and he can converse with them freely. Justified in that there are spells that can make you do just that.


A crotchety old wizard who lives in a tower close to Darkwood Forest and makes a living selling magical trinkets. Behind his grumpy old man persona, he is a tireless foe of evil. You will meet him in many gamebooks, either as a {{Cameo}} or playing a significant role, but always a reliable source of help and wisdom.

He is a major characters in the novels ''Trolltooth Wars'', ''Demonstealer'' and ''Shadowmaster'', being close friends with [[TheHero Chadda Darkmane]]. He even personally takes part in the quest instead of being the BigGood as he usually does.

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A crotchety old wizard who lives in a tower close to Darkwood Forest and makes a living selling magical trinkets. Behind his grumpy old man GrumpyOldMan persona, he is a tireless foe of evil. You will meet him in many gamebooks, either as a {{Cameo}} or playing a significant role, but always a reliable source of help and wisdom.

He is a major characters in the novels ''Trolltooth Wars'', ''Demonstealer'' and ''Shadowmaster'', being close friends with [[TheHero TheHero Chadda Darkmane]]. Darkmane. He even personally takes part in the quest instead of being the BigGood as like he usually does.



* AllPowerfulBystander: Like Nicodemus, he is stil powerful enough to destroy many {{Big Bad}}s, but he is content sending heroes after them and doing MissionControl. Justified as he is too old to go adventuring.

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* AllPowerfulBystander: Like Nicodemus, he is stil still powerful enough to destroy many {{Big Bad}}s, but he is content sending heroes after them and doing MissionControl. Justified as once again in that despite his power, he is too old to go adventuring.



* AstralProjection: Yaztromo appears this way in ''Legend of Zagor'', [[DimensionalTraveller projecting himself across dimensions]] to Titan's brother world of Amarilla.



* BadassBoast: In ''The Port of Peril'', upon learning that [[OurLichesAreDifferent Zanbar Bone]] is after him, wanting to take over his tower, his only answer is basically "Just let him try and see who gets the last laugh!", complete with insults, without the slightest trace of fear.

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* BadassBoast: In ''The Port of Peril'', upon learning that [[OurLichesAreDifferent Zanbar Bone]] is after him, wanting to [[AllYourBaseAreBelongToUs take over his tower, tower]], his only answer is basically "Just let him try and see who gets the last laugh!", complete with insults, insults and without the slightest trace of fear.



* BadassGrandpa: He might be well past his prime, but he remains an immensely powerful and skilled wizard who masters devastating spells. It is quite telling that even now, he can casually stroll through the highly dangerous [[TheLostWoods Darkwood Forest]] with zero trouble. Even in a place where EverythingIsTryingToKillYou, monsters, beasts and thieves of all sort know better than getting on his bad side.
* BadassInDistress: In ''Crypt of the Sorcerer'' he gets captured by a demon summoned by Razaak and you save him from being sacrificed. Ironically, his foe was very weak but immune to spells and normal weapons, [[WorfHadTheFlu rendering him helpless]] despite his superior firepower.

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* BadassGrandpa: He might be well past his prime, but he remains an immensely powerful and skilled wizard who masters devastating spells. It is quite telling that even now, he can casually stroll through the highly dangerous [[TheLostWoods Darkwood Forest]] with zero trouble. Even in a place where EverythingIsTryingToKillYou, monsters, beasts and thieves of all sort sorts know better than getting on his bad side.
* BadassInDistress: In ''Crypt of the Sorcerer'' he gets captured by a demon summoned by Razaak and you save him from being sacrificed. Ironically, his foe was very weak but immune to spells and normal weapons, [[WorfHadTheFlu rendering him helpless]] helpless despite his superior firepower.fire-power]].



** Better yet, ''Eye of the Dragon'' mentions in passing that he has become the Grand Master of the Magic School of the Forest of Yore, where he himself learnt magic many decades ago.

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** Better yet, ''Eye of the Dragon'' mentions in passing that he has become the Grand Master of the Magic School WizardingSchool of the Forest of Yore, where he himself learnt magic many decades ago.



* BigGood: He serves as this during many gamebooks:
** In ''Temple of Terror'', he sends you on your quest and gives you everything you need, including teaching you spells that prove very useful, and having the Dwarf King Gillibran lend you his [[InfinityPlusOneSword magic Warhammer]] to smash the ArtifactOfDoom that would resist anything else.

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* BigGood: He serves as Yaztromo plays this during role in many gamebooks:
** In ''Temple of Terror'', he sends you on your quest and gives you everything you need, including teaching you spells that prove very useful, useful spells, and having the Dwarf King Gillibran lend you his [[InfinityPlusOneSword magic Magic Warhammer]] to smash the ArtifactOfDoom that would resist anything else.



** As soon as you meet him in ''The Port of Peril'', to warn him that Zanbar Bone targets him, he takes matters in hand. He starts monitoring your quest, providing you shelter, intel, gold, power boosts of your choosing, direction, and even his stallion Stormheart, sending you to Port Blacksand while he heals your [[RequiredPartyMember travelling partner]]. He even plays a vital role during the FinalBattle, healing you, fending off Zanbar Bones's {{Mooks}}, and even [[BigDamnHeroes saving your life]] and playing a vital role after that.
** In the ''Advanced Fighting Fantasy'' roleplay ''Allansia'', he gets wind of the threat of the [[ReligionOfEvil Revived Church of Elim]] and once again directs your party to gather allies and destroy Sargon's army.
* TheCameo: Most of his appearances have him show up at the beginning to fill in the hero about the BigBad (and maybe sell them something while he's at it.)
** One of his most notable is in ''Literature/PhantomsOfFear'', a book set on Khul, a continent far away from his Allansian dwelling, as he [[DreamWalker enters your dreams]] to advise you on the BigBad [[DemonLordsAndArchdevils Ishtra]].
* CharacterizationMarchesOn: In his first appearance in ''Forest of Doom'', he is described as wearing tattered rags, easily tired by merely climbing the stairs of his tower, and apparently lacking money. He is not even that grumpy! He would gain the traits he is most known for in latter books, in which he is described wearing lavish robes, being well-off enough to give you handfuls of gold coins without second thoughts, quite fit for his age, grouchy and loving cakes, and no longer selling you trinkets. Though it is said he still does it, when not busy helping save the world.
* CoolPet: He has two, his raven Vermithrax, who is also his {{Familiar}}, and his stallion Stormheart.

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** As soon as you meet him in ''The Port of Peril'', to warn him that Zanbar Bone targets him, he takes matters in hand. He starts monitoring your quest, providing you shelter, intel, gold, power boosts of your choosing, direction, and even his stallion Stormheart, Stormheart; sending you to Port Blacksand while he heals your [[RequiredPartyMember travelling partner]]. He even plays a vital role during the FinalBattle, healing you, fending off Zanbar Bones's {{Mooks}}, and even [[BigDamnHeroes saving your life]] and playing a vital role after that.
** In the ''Advanced Fighting Fantasy'' roleplay book ''Allansia'', he gets wind of the threat of the [[ReligionOfEvil Revived Church of Elim]] and once again directs your party to gather allies and destroy Sargon's army.
* TheCameo: Most of his appearances have him show up at the beginning to fill you in the hero about the BigBad (and maybe sell them you something while he's at it.)
** One of his most notable ones is in ''Literature/PhantomsOfFear'', a book set on Khul, a continent far away from his Allansian dwelling, as he [[DreamWalker enters your dreams]] to advise you on the BigBad [[DemonLordsAndArchdevils Ishtra]].
** In ''Legend of Zagor'', he appears to play MrExposition to you, who are in another dimension.
* CharacterizationMarchesOn: In his first appearance in ''Forest of Doom'', he is described as wearing tattered rags, easily tired by merely climbing the stairs of his tower, and apparently lacking money. He is not even that grumpy! He would gain the traits he is most known for in latter books, in which he is described wearing lavish robes, being well-off enough to give you handfuls of gold coins without second thoughts, quite fit for his age, grouchy and loving cakes, and no longer selling you magic trinkets. Though it is said he still does it, sell trinkets, when not busy helping save the world.
* CoolPet: He has two, his raven Vermithrax, who is also his {{Familiar}}, and his stallion Stormheart.
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* CurbStompBattle: Barring the high-tiers of the ''Fighting Fantasy'' universe, and even then, anyone picking a fight with this guy is sure to suffer a humiliating defeat [[BalefulPolymorph and spend some time as an animal]], if he feels generous... This includes you.

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* CoolPet: He has two, his raven Vermithrax, who is also his {{Familiar}}, and [[CoolHorse his stallion Stormheart]].
* CurbStompBattle: Barring the high-tiers of the ''Fighting Fantasy'' universe, and universe (and even then, then) anyone picking a fight with this guy is sure to suffer a humiliating defeat [[BalefulPolymorph and spend some time as an animal]], if he feels generous... This includes you.


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* DimensionalTraveller: In ''Legend of Zagor'', Yaztromo uses an AstralProjection to follow Zagor to the world of Amarillia, and manages to warn the [[AChildShallLeadThem Boy King Irian]] of the upcoming threat. His knowledge of Amarillia's history implies that he already knew about the parallel world.
* DontMakeMeDestroyYou: If you [[BullyingADragon draw your sword at him]], he calmly warns you not to play the fool, and you'd be wise to follow his advice. [[TooDumbToLive or else...]]

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