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* PuzzleBoss: To an extent; he starts the battle closed inside the book, which increases his defense. Attacking then turns the book to a page based on the number value of the damage dealt. When the page that conceals him is found, he becomes more vulnerable, and only casts Poison instead of its more damaging attacks. He will however return to the closed-book state after a number of turns, or if hit with a physical attack.


* ActionGirl: Despite her name, Dagger is more of a RedMage, being able to use summon magic to kick some butt while also healing others.

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* ActionGirl: Despite her name, Dagger nickname, Garnet is more of a RedMage, being able to use summon magic to kick some butt while also healing others.



* BigSisterInstinct: Usually to [[{{Adorkable}} Vivi]] in earlier Disc 1, most notably when comforting him in the Cargo Ship after Black Waltz No. 3 massacred other black mages, and in Disc 2, especially in Black Mage Village when she expresses concern at Vivi's confusion to other black mages' existence. Less so, and usually inverted, to [[GenkiGirl Eiko]] as the latter tend to play the 'big sis' part despite being ''[[AdorablyPrecociousChild younger]]''.
* BlessedWithSuck: Garnet's summoning powers were a serious liability in the first and second discs; not only did they result in Garnet being chased from one end of the Mist Continent to the other by Brahne's lackeys and almost being killed when her eidolons were forcibly removed, but the MP costs were so high that she couldn't even use them.

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* BigSisterInstinct: Usually to [[{{Adorkable}} Vivi]] in earlier Disc 1, most notably when comforting him in the Cargo Ship after Black Waltz No. 3 massacred other black mages, and in Disc 2, especially in Black Mage Village when she expresses concern at Vivi's confusion to other black mages' existence. Less so, and usually inverted, to [[GenkiGirl Eiko]] as the latter tend tends to play the 'big sis' part despite being ''[[AdorablyPrecociousChild ten years younger]]''.
* BlessedWithSuck: Garnet's summoning powers were a serious liability in the first Disc 1 and second discs; part of Disc 2; not only did they result in Garnet being chased from one end of the Mist Continent to the other by Brahne's lackeys and almost being killed when her eidolons were forcibly removed, but the MP costs were so high that she couldn't even use them.



* FriendToBugs: [[DownplayedTrope To oglops, at least.]] She gently picks one up in Dali without any revulsion, and only pretends to freak out ''after'' someone points out that most girls hate bugs. It [[JustifiedTrope helped]] that she has never seen one before and looks at it more with curiosity about something she never knew before leaving the castle.
* GameplayAndStoryIntegration: It's implied that she was afraid of the eidolons inside her. The reason the MP costs to summon them are so high is probably due to a mental block on her part. When she suffers her HeroicBSOD, she has a chance of freezing up in combat and not being able to do anything. It's also at this time that she's able to start relearning her summon spells and re-establishing her bond with them, which probably helps her cope with her pain. [[note]] The player can get Garnet to summon eidolons early in the game. If they use a cheat to boost her MP or simply through consistent levelling, her MP will be high enough to summon them. Though given that the lowest MP cost for an eidolon (Shiva) is 94 at that point, you're better off waiting. [[/note]]
** Similarly, all of her eidolons (most of whom are series staples that have been around since ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIII''), when used in cutscenes, ''actually'' work as they do in battle. It's taken a step further when she seeks out an eidolon that will save her mother's naval fleet, only to find... Leviathan. The tidal-wave-summoning sea creature that would logically only serve to destroy a naval fleet.

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* FriendToBugs: [[DownplayedTrope To oglops, at least.]] least]]. She gently picks one up in Dali without any revulsion, and only pretends to freak out ''after'' someone points out that most girls hate bugs. It [[JustifiedTrope helped]] that she has never seen one before and looks at it more with curiosity about something she never knew before leaving the castle.
* GameplayAndStoryIntegration: It's implied that she was afraid of the eidolons inside her. The reason the MP costs to summon them are so high is probably due to a mental block on her part. When she suffers her HeroicBSOD, she has a chance of freezing up in combat and not being able to do anything. It's also at this time that she's able to start relearning her summon spells and re-establishing her bond with them, which probably helps her cope with her pain. [[note]] The pain[[note]]The player can ''can'' get Garnet to summon eidolons early in the game. If they use a cheat to boost her MP or simply through consistent levelling, her MP will be high enough to summon them. Though Though, given that the lowest MP cost for an eidolon (Shiva) is 94 at that point, you're better off waiting. [[/note]]
waiting[[/note]].
** Similarly, all of her eidolons (most of whom are series staples that have been around since ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIII''), when used in cutscenes, ''actually'' work as they do in battle. It's taken a step further when she seeks out an eidolon that will save her mother's naval fleet, only to find... Leviathan. The tidal-wave-summoning sea creature that would logically only serve to destroy ''destroy'' a naval fleet.





** Similarly, all of her eidolons (most of whom are series staples that have been around since [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyIII the third game]]), when used in cutscenes, ''actually'' work as they do in battle. It's taken a step further when she seeks out an eidolon that will save her mother's naval fleet, only to find... Leviathan. The tidal-wave-summoning sea creature that would logically only serve to destroy a naval fleet.

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** Similarly, all of her eidolons (most of whom are series staples that have been around since [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyIII the third game]]), ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIII''), when used in cutscenes, ''actually'' work as they do in battle. It's taken a step further when she seeks out an eidolon that will save her mother's naval fleet, only to find... Leviathan. The tidal-wave-summoning sea creature that would logically only serve to destroy a naval fleet.



* ShoutOut: Though as a princess she would go on to be named 'Garnet', her birth name is 'Sarah', a subtle reference to Princess Sarah, a character who appears in VideoGame/FinalFantasyI and was subsequently referenced with another princess of the same name in VideoGame/FinalFantasyIII.

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* ShoutOut: Though as a princess she would go on to be named 'Garnet', her birth name is 'Sarah', a subtle reference to Princess Sarah, a character who appears in VideoGame/FinalFantasyI ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyI'' and was subsequently referenced with another princess of the same name in VideoGame/FinalFantasyIII.''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIII''.



* InvincibleVillain: Before deciding to join Zidane's party in protecting Garnet, she was this for much of the game considering she was still working for the blatantly evil queen and impossible to defeat during each encounter.

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* InvincibleVillain: Before deciding to join Zidane's party in protecting Garnet, she was this for much of the game game, considering she was still working for the blatantly evil queen and impossible to defeat during each encounter.



* KarmaHoudini: [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed.]] Considering what she did to Burmecia and Cleyra, she gets off rather lightly. (Although most of the destructions were caused by the Black Mages and Brahne's eidolon, not by her or her soldiers; even though she helped her Queen.) On the other hand, she really is sincere in her desire to repent for what she did in Brahne's service. Plus, agreeing to fight alongside Freya results in Beatrix's first major defeat in the entire game - to the point that Blank reports that she was knocked unconscious and had to be rescued.

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* KarmaHoudini: [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed.]] {{Downplayed|Trope}}. Considering what that she did to partook in the destructions of both Burmecia and Cleyra, Cleyra out of loyalty to Queen Brahne, she gets off rather lightly. (Although most of the However, those destructions were caused by the Black Mages and Brahne's eidolon, eidolons, not by her Beatrix or her soldiers; even though she helped her Queen.) On the other hand, she really soldiers. She is also genuinely sincere in her desire to repent for what she did in Brahne's service. service and even apologizes to Freya for her actions. Plus, agreeing to fight alongside Freya and Steiner against Zorn and Thorn's Bandersnatches results in Beatrix's first major defeat ''defeat'' in the entire game - game, to the point that Blank reports that she was actually knocked unconscious and had to be rescued.



* Expy: His name is Japanese is read as Shinryu...which means that he is [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyV THAT Shinryu]], as part of this game's many callbacks to past games. VideoGame/DissidiaFinalFantasy later confirms him to be an appearance of said recurring monster. Thus, the reference in the English version is a case of LostInTranslation.

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* Expy: His name is Japanese is read as Shinryu...which means that he is [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyV THAT Shinryu]], as part of this game's many callbacks to past games. VideoGame/DissidiaFinalFantasy ''VideoGame/DissidiaFinalFantasy'' later confirms him to be an appearance of said recurring monster. Thus, the reference in the English version is a case of LostInTranslation.


* BigBadWannabe: She's a threat to the entire Mist Continent, and she certainly thinks that she holds superior powero ver Kuja, [[spoiler:but it ultimately turns out that she was the UnwittingPawn of Kuja's and Garland's plan all along. When she tries to get rid of Kuja, she gets killed]].

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* BigBadWannabe: She's a threat to the entire Mist Continent, and she certainly thinks that she holds superior powero ver power over Kuja, [[spoiler:but it ultimately turns out that she was the UnwittingPawn of Kuja's and Garland's plan all along. When she tries to get rid of Kuja, she gets killed]].

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* BigBadWannabe: She's a threat to the entire Mist Continent, and she certainly thinks that she holds superior powero ver Kuja, [[spoiler:but it ultimately turns out that she was the UnwittingPawn of Kuja's and Garland's plan all along. When she tries to get rid of Kuja, she gets killed]].


* BoobsOfSteel: Hits fast, hits hard, has big breasts.

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* BoobsOfSteel: Hits fast, hits hard, and has big breasts.



* KarmaHoudini: Considering what she did to Burmecia and Cleyra, she gets off rather lightly. (Although most of the destructions were caused by the Black Mages and Brahne's eidolon, not by her or her soldiers; even though she helped her Queen.) On the other hand, she really is sincere in her desire to repent for what she did in Brahne's service. Plus, agreeing to fight alongside Freya results in Beatrix's first major defeat in the entire game - to the point that Blank reports that she was knocked unconscious and had to be rescued.

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* KarmaHoudini: [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed.]] Considering what she did to Burmecia and Cleyra, she gets off rather lightly. (Although most of the destructions were caused by the Black Mages and Brahne's eidolon, not by her or her soldiers; even though she helped her Queen.) On the other hand, she really is sincere in her desire to repent for what she did in Brahne's service. Plus, agreeing to fight alongside Freya results in Beatrix's first major defeat in the entire game - to the point that Blank reports that she was knocked unconscious and had to be rescued.


->Voiced by: Hisako Kanemoto (Japanese), Michaela Murphy (English)

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->Voiced by: Hisako Kanemoto Creator/HisakoKanemoto (Japanese), Michaela Murphy (English)


* BoobsOfSteel: The single most powerful woman in the game is also the most endowed.[[http://images.wikia.com/finalfantasy/images/a/a1/Beatrix2.jpg Exhibit 1.]]

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* BoobsOfSteel: The single most powerful woman in the game is also the most endowed. [[http://images.wikia.com/finalfantasy/images/a/a1/Beatrix2.jpg Exhibit 1.]]


* EvenEvilHasStandards: Upon finding out about the Queen's true evil nature and that she was merely used as her puppet all this time, she starts to have second thoughts about what she's done.


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* EvenEvilHasStandards: Upon finding out about the Queen's true evil nature and that she was merely used as her puppet all this time, she starts to have second thoughts about what she's done.

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* SkeletonsInThecoatCloset: Lich wears a necklace made of skulls and armor made out of bones.

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* CombatTentacles: Unsurprisingly, Kraken has these.

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* CloudCuckooLander: Quina is... not all there, even at the ''best'' of times. For instance, s/he's very happy at [[ItMakesSenseInContext marrying Vivi]].
-->"I... so happy..."


-->"''Farewell. My memories will be part of the sky''"

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* KilledOffscreen: He dies some time between defeating Necron and the reunion in Alexandria at the very end (due to his very short lifespan), but his numerous "children" are present in his place, and it's clear [[DiedHappilyEverAfter his soul has ascended into Heaven]].
-->"''Farewell. My memories will be part of the sky''"


* NukeEm: Its send off is an ultra powered laser blast so powerful, you can practically see the blast from space.

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* NukeEm: Its send off is an ultra powered laser blast so powerful, you can practically see the blast from space.

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