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* PetTheDog: Every word uttered by King Desmond (or [[UpToEleven ABOUT]] King Desmond) talks how horrible he is as a king, father, and general human being. Except with [[DaddysGirl Guinevere]], which he seems to have a real soft spot for, and another reason he hates Zephiel is because he thinks he wants to take Guinevere away from him.

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* PetTheDog: PetTheDog:
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Every word uttered by King Desmond (or [[UpToEleven ABOUT]] King Desmond) talks how horrible he is as a king, father, and general human being. Except with [[DaddysGirl Guinevere]], which he seems to have a real soft spot for, and another reason he hates Zephiel is because he thinks he wants to take Guinevere away from him.
** Also, he at least recognized Murdock's importance for Bern, despite the latter's common-born status. When Sonia offered to kill him along with Zephiel, Desmond interfered and suggested he'll find another way to remove him instead of just killing
him.


* UnfinishedBusiness: Guarding Armads.

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* UnfinishedBusiness: Guarding Armads.Ensuring Armads doesn't fall into the wrong hands. Defeating Kaim with Hector will have his death quote be one of awe, commending that Hector's strength was truly like that of Durban. Defeating him with anyone else has him lamenting that, [[ShootTheShaggyDog after so much time, he had failed in his duty.]]


* RedEyesTakeWarning: Implied, and then subverted. After seizing the gates of Castle Caelin, Ephidel [[spoiler:stabs Lord Hausen]] and calls Leila in to [[spoiler:finish him and dispose of his body so that the group will waste time searching for him]], after which he commends her for being skilled despite her novelty to the group (all of which she seems to take in stride). When the next chapter is finished by seizing the Caelin throne, Leila appears before the group to reveal [[spoiler:she's taken measures to save Lord Hausen]] and is recognised by Hector as a loyal Ostian spy and an ally.

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* RedEyesTakeWarning: Implied, and then subverted. After seizing the gates of Castle Caelin, Ephidel [[spoiler:stabs Lord Hausen]] and calls Leila in to [[spoiler:finish him and dispose of his body so that the group will waste time searching for him]], after which he commends her for being skilled despite her novelty to the group (all of which she seems to take in stride). When the next chapter is finished by seizing the Caelin throne, Leila appears before the group to reveal [[spoiler:she's taken measures to save Lord Hausen]] and is recognised recognized by Hector as a loyal Ostian spy and an ally.



The Marquess of Santaruz. Initially entranced by Ephidel and Darin's plans, he comes to realise the horror of what he's doing and attempts to back out.

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The Marquess of Santaruz. Initially entranced by Ephidel and Darin's plans, he comes to realise realize the horror of what he's doing and attempts to back out.



* {{Pirate}}: The rougish variety. It's implied that his crew doesn't plunder ships, but is involved with risky trade in illegal goods.

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* {{Pirate}}: The rougish roguish variety. It's implied that his crew doesn't plunder ships, but is involved with risky trade in illegal goods.



* KickTheDog: He was willing to do unsavoury things in order to ensure the survival of his men, and openly insulted Heath for his principles.

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* KickTheDog: He was willing to do unsavoury unsavory things in order to ensure the survival of his men, and openly insulted Heath for his principles.



* PluckyGirl: The woman left her home with a bad leg and all to try disuading her hubby from his apparent FaceHeelTurn. That takes guts. And her move from Bern to Pherae between Lyn's tale and the main storyline couldn't have been easy for her either.

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* PluckyGirl: The woman left her home with a bad leg and all to try disuading dissuading her hubby from his apparent FaceHeelTurn. That takes guts. And her move from Bern to Pherae between Lyn's tale and the main storyline couldn't have been easy for her either.


* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: He's a contemptible shit, but he truly loves his mistress and daughter. Too bad this drives him to abuse his wife and son [[spoiler:with disastrous consequences for everyone involved twenty years later]].



* {{Jerkass}}: He is an awful human being with no redeeming qualities whatsoever. His motivation might have been vaguely sympathetic if it didn't drive him to be so damn cruel.

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* {{Jerkass}}: He is an awful human being with no redeeming qualities whatsoever.ruled by spite and paranoia. His motivation might have been vaguely sympathetic if it didn't drive him to be so damn cruel.


* KaizoTrap: "Attack" is positioned ahead of "Talk" on the command menu, and attacking immediately costs you the chapter. Careful!
* LordBritishPostulate: Arena abusing makes killing him less difficult than most examples, though following through with that idea is an absolute waste of time and sanity for anyone.



** KaizoTrap: "Attack" is positioned ahead of "Talk" on the command menu. Careful!
** LordBritishPostulate: Arena abusing makes this less difficult than most examples, though following through with that idea is an absolute waste of time and sanity for anyone.
* {{Pirate}}: The rougish variety. It's implied that his crew doesn't plunder ships, but is involved with risky trade in illegal goods.

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** KaizoTrap: "Attack" is positioned ahead of "Talk" on the command menu. Careful!
** LordBritishPostulate: Arena abusing makes this less difficult than most examples, though following through with that idea is an absolute waste of time and sanity for anyone.
* {{Pirate}}: The rougish variety. It's implied that his crew doesn't plunder ships, but is involved with risky trade in illegal goods.


* ImpoverishedPatrician: Implied by Louise.



* RichBitch: She's got Desmond matched in the cruelty department.
* ImpoverishedPatrician: Implied by Louise.


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* RichBitch: She's got Desmond matched in the cruelty department.


* TheDreaded: Eubans, at least, is so terrified of Uther that he immediately flees upon hearing that Uther's showed up to help his brother.



* CurtainsMatchTheWindow: Her hair and eyes are dark red.



* PeekABangs

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* PeekABangsPeekABangs: Her bangs cover her right eye.



* DyingMomentOfAwesome: People who have their quintessence taken typically keel over dead on the spot; even supreme badasses such as [[spoiler:the Reeds and Ursula]] can only hang on long enough to deliver some FamousLastWords. Elbert? [[spoiler:Hung on long enough to achieve something.
* LikeFatherLikeSon: He and Eliwood greatly resemble each other, in both [[StrongFamilyResemblance looks]] and personality, which Nils even comments on.

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* DyingMomentOfAwesome: People who have their quintessence taken typically keel over dead on the spot; even supreme badasses such as [[spoiler:the Reeds and Ursula]] can only hang on long enough to deliver some FamousLastWords. Elbert? [[spoiler:Hung on long enough to achieve something.
something.]]
* HappilyMarried: He loves his wife very much, to the point of [[spoiler:regretting that he's leaving her as he dies]] and telling Ninian and Nils a bunch of happy stories about her.
* LikeFatherLikeSon: He and Eliwood greatly resemble each other, in both [[StrongFamilyResemblance looks]] looks and personality, which Nils even comments on.



* StrongFamilyResemblance: He looks almost exactly like an older Eliwood, especially when one compares him to Eliwood's appearance 20 years later.



* AbsurdlyYouthfulMother: She only looks a few years older than her son. Justified since in medieval times, where life expectancy was ''far'' lower than it is now, noblewomen were required to marry ''very'' early in life so they could bear children fast and safely.
* HappilyMarried: She and Elbert are hinted to be this. [[spoiler:Confirmed as Elbert's FamousLastWords include begging Eliwood to apologize to Eleanora in his stead for not being able to return to her, and later Eleanora is seen mourning him in silence.]]

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* AbsurdlyYouthfulMother: GoodParents: She only looks a few years older than her son. Justified since in medieval times, where life expectancy was ''far'' lower than it is now, noblewomen were required to marry ''very'' early in life so they could bear children fast worries about Eliwood when he leaves and safely.
begs him to stay for a night when he heads to Bern.
* HappilyMarried: She and Elbert are hinted to be this. [[spoiler:Confirmed as Elbert's FamousLastWords include begging Eliwood to apologize to Eleanora in his stead for not being able to return to her, and later Eleanora is seen mourning him in silence.]]]] Nils also mentions that Elbert told tons of happy stories about her.



* MumLooksLikeASister: She only looks a few years older than her son.



* BewareTheNiceOnes: He abruptly stops being a nice guy in the endgame: [[spoiler:His father's last assassination attempt drives Zephiel to kill him in a fit of rage. And it goes way downhill from there.]]

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: He abruptly stops being a nice guy in the endgame: [[spoiler:His [[spoiler:his father's last assassination attempt drives Zephiel to kill him in a fit of rage. And it goes way downhill from there.]]



* LuckBasedMission: In Hector Hard mode, there is virtually ''no'' strategy that will let you consistently get to him before the assassins coming for him. [[spoiler:It might be a good time to dig out that dusty old Rescue Staff.]]

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* LuckBasedMission: In Hector Hard mode, there is virtually ''no'' strategy that will let you consistently get to him before the assassins coming for him. [[spoiler:It might be a good time to dig out that dusty old Rescue Staff.]]



* UsedToBeASweetKid: Would you believe that this gentle, kind-hearted young prince who dotes on his little half-sister -- her illegitimacy aside -- and on the eve of his coming-of-age ceremony day only wishes for his entire family to live together in happiness (not only his parents and sister, but Guinevere's mother as well) would eventually [[spoiler:become the [[OmnicidalManiac cruel]], [[NietzscheWannabe nihilistic]], MisanthropeSupreme BigBad of ''The Binding Blade'']]?

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* UsedToBeASweetKid: Would you believe that this gentle, kind-hearted young prince who dotes on his little half-sister -- (despite her illegitimacy aside -- illegitimacy) and on the eve of his coming-of-age ceremony day only wishes for his entire family to live together in happiness (not only his parents and sister, but Guinevere's mother as well) would eventually [[spoiler:become the [[OmnicidalManiac cruel]], [[NietzscheWannabe nihilistic]], MisanthropeSupreme BigBad of ''The Binding Blade'']]?



* CheerfulChild: From the few glimpses the players get of her in this game, Guinevere seems to be a happy little girl.



* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: She's blonde, and she absolutely adores her older brother.



* TheBadGuyWins: [[spoiler:20 years after his death and not in the way he intended, but ''The Binding Blade'' ends with him getting what he wanted all along: Zephiel dead and Guinevere on the throne of Bern.]]
* BeardOfEvil

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* TheBadGuyWins: [[spoiler:20 [[spoiler:Several years after his death and not in the way he intended, but ''The Binding Blade'' ends with him getting what he wanted all along: Zephiel dead and Guinevere on the throne of Bern.]]
* BeardOfEvilBeardOfEvil: He's got some facial hair, and is ''not'' a nice guy.



* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Zig-zagged all over the place. She apparently started out as this, but became bitter and jaded by the time of the game, and then [[spoiler:realizes her mistakes and becomes this again]] at the end of Zephiel's arc.



* HotConsort: She greatly resembles Louise.

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* HotConsort: She greatly resembles the beautiful Louise.



* UsedToBeASweetKid: According to her cousin and old friend Louise ''and'' Louise's husband Pent, she used to be a sweet girl who just wanted to be happy in her future married life. Then she married Desmond, and it went downhill for her.

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* UsedToBeASweetKid: According to her distant cousin and old friend Louise ''and'' Louise's husband Pent, she used to be a sweet girl who just wanted to be happy in her future married life. Then she married Desmond, and it went downhill for her.



* TheComputerIsACheatingBastard: He has more HP than is possible for playable Berserkers.

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* TheComputerIsACheatingBastard: He has more HP than is possible for playable Berserkers.units.



* BadassBeard

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* BadassBeardBadassBeard: He's a strong mercenary leader with facial hair.



* AnAxeToGrind

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* AnAxeToGrindAnAxeToGrind: As a Berserker, he only wields axes; he's equipped with a Tomahawk, specifically.


* CrowningMomentOfAwesome: [[spoiler:He damn near ''kills'' Nergal in his final moments.]]



* DyingMomentOfAwesome: People who have their quintessence taken typically keel over dead on the spot; even supreme badasses such as [[spoiler:the Reeds and Ursula]] can only hang on long enough to deliver some FamousLastWords. Elbert? [[spoiler:Hung on long enough to get the aforementioned CrowningMomentOfAwesome ''with his quintessence sucked out''.]]

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* DyingMomentOfAwesome: People who have their quintessence taken typically keel over dead on the spot; even supreme badasses such as [[spoiler:the Reeds and Ursula]] can only hang on long enough to deliver some FamousLastWords. Elbert? [[spoiler:Hung on long enough to get the aforementioned CrowningMomentOfAwesome ''with his quintessence sucked out''.]]achieve something.


* AbsurdlyYouthfulMother: She only looks a few years older than her son.
** FridgeBrilliance: In Medieval times, where life expectancy was ''far'' lower than it is now, noblewomen were requited to marry ''very'' early in life so they could bear children fast and safely.

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* AbsurdlyYouthfulMother: She only looks a few years older than her son. \n** FridgeBrilliance: In Medieval Justified since in medieval times, where life expectancy was ''far'' lower than it is now, noblewomen were requited required to marry ''very'' early in life so they could bear children fast and safely.



* GameplayAndStoryIntegration: If not for all the weapons it's weak to and its predictable behavior, the Dragon would statistically be every bit as horrifically powerful as they're claimed to be in-universe.



** FridgeBrilliance: If not for all the weapons it's weak to and its predictable behavior, the Dragon would statistically be every bit as horrifically powerful as they're claimed to be in-universe.


** BrokenAce: Unfortunately, this comes with a very broken family. His father is insanely jealous of him and forces him and his mother to live outside the castle. His mother ruthlessly uses him in her bid to obtain the throne. Zephiel is keenly aware of all of this, and is very unhappy as a result.



* BrokenAce: Despite his perfection, he comes from a very broken family. His father is insanely jealous of him and forces him and his mother to live outside the castle. His mother ruthlessly uses him in her bid to obtain the throne. Zephiel is keenly aware of all of this, and is very unhappy as a result.



* LuckBasedMission: In Hector Hard mode, there is virtually ''no'' strategy that will let you consistently get to him before the assassins coming for him. [[spoiler:It might be a good time to dig out that dusty old Rescue Staff.]]



** LuckBasedMission: Escalates to this in Hector Hard mode, where there is virtually ''no'' strategy that will let you consistently get to him first. [[spoiler:It might be a good time to dig out that dusty old Rescue Staff.]]


* TheGwenStacy [[spoiler:To Matthew.]]

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* TheGwenStacy TheGwenStacy: [[spoiler:To Matthew.]]



* RedEyesTakeWarning & EvilRedhead: Both implied, and then subverted. After seizing the gates of Castle Caelin, Ephidel [[spoiler:stabs Lord Hausen]] and calls Leila in to [[spoiler:finish him and dispose of his body so that the group will waste time searching for him]], after which he commends her for being skilled despite her novelty to the group (all of which she seems to take in stride). When the next chapter is finished by seizing the Caelin throne, Leila appears before the group to reveal [[spoiler:she's taken measures to save Lord Hausen]] and is recognised by Hector as a loyal Ostian spy and an ally.

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* RedEyesTakeWarning & EvilRedhead: Both implied, RedEyesTakeWarning: Implied, and then subverted. After seizing the gates of Castle Caelin, Ephidel [[spoiler:stabs Lord Hausen]] and calls Leila in to [[spoiler:finish him and dispose of his body so that the group will waste time searching for him]], after which he commends her for being skilled despite her novelty to the group (all of which she seems to take in stride). When the next chapter is finished by seizing the Caelin throne, Leila appears before the group to reveal [[spoiler:she's taken measures to save Lord Hausen]] and is recognised by Hector as a loyal Ostian spy and an ally.



* WeaksauceWeakness: The Luna tome even pierces the Dragon's Resistance, and Athos or a well-trained Canas can (with a boost from Filla's Might and a crit) use it to get a [[AnticlimaxBoss cheesy]] OneHitKill.]]

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* WeaksauceWeakness: The Luna tome even pierces the Dragon's Resistance, and Athos or a well-trained Canas can (with a boost from Filla's Might and a crit) use it to get a [[AnticlimaxBoss cheesy]] OneHitKill.]]


* {{Leitmotif}}: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRcfnZ-YzO0 "Campaign of Fire"]], which is also a remix of [[VideoGame/FireEmblemBindingBlade Jahn's]] battle theme.

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* {{Leitmotif}}: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRcfnZ-YzO0 "Campaign of Fire"]], which is also a remix of [[VideoGame/FireEmblemBindingBlade Jahn's]] battle theme.Fire"]]


* ArmorPiercingAttack: [[spoiler:Its fire breath negates Defense entirely, so it will always deal 37 damage (without a crit). Anyone with less than 38 HP should [[OneHitKill stay far away.]]]]

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* ArmorPiercingAttack: [[spoiler:Its Its fire breath negates Defense entirely, so it will always deal 37 damage (without a crit). Anyone with less than 38 HP should [[OneHitKill stay far away.]]]]]]



* {{Leitmotif}}: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRcfnZ-YzO0 "Campaign of Fire"]]

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* {{Leitmotif}}: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRcfnZ-YzO0 "Campaign of Fire"]]Fire"]], which is also a remix of [[VideoGame/FireEmblemBindingBlade Jahn's]] battle theme.


[[spoiler:A collossal and very irritable [[KillItWithFire Fire Dragon]], and the FinalBoss of ''The Blazing Blade''.]]

[[spoiler:Nergal, with his last breath, spites the heroes by opening the Dragon's Gate. Three Fire Dragons emerge, prepared to barbecue anything that moves should they escape into the outside world. At this moment, Brammimond makes a timely appearance and resurrects Ninian in an attempt to stop the rampaging monsters. She's able to freeze two of the dragons to death, but doesn't have enough strength for the third and passes out, forcing the heroes to kill it the hard way...]]

->'''Class:''' [[spoiler:Fire Dragon]]

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[[spoiler:A A collossal and very irritable [[KillItWithFire Fire Dragon]], and the FinalBoss of ''The Blazing Blade''.]]

[[spoiler:Nergal,
Blade''.

Nergal,
with his last breath, spites the heroes by opening the Dragon's Gate. Three Fire Dragons emerge, prepared to barbecue anything that moves should they escape into the outside world. At this moment, Brammimond makes a timely appearance and resurrects Ninian in an attempt to stop the rampaging monsters. She's able to freeze two of the dragons to death, but doesn't have enough strength for the third and passes out, forcing the heroes to kill it the hard way...]]

way...

->'''Class:''' [[spoiler:Fire Dragon]]Fire Dragon



* AchillesHeel: [[spoiler:Durandal, Armads, Forblaze, Aureola, and the Sol Katti have an effective bonus against dragons, which is necessary to give you enough power to surmount the Dragon's monstrous Defense and Resistance. The other S rank weapons you pick up from the BossRush don't have the bonus, and can only barely scratch it.]]

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* AchillesHeel: [[spoiler:Durandal, Durandal, Armads, Forblaze, Aureola, and the Sol Katti have an effective bonus against dragons, which is necessary to give you enough power to surmount the Dragon's monstrous Defense and Resistance. The other S rank weapons you pick up from the BossRush don't have the bonus, and can only barely scratch it.]]



* FinalBoss: [[spoiler:It's the last foe you fight in the game.]]
* FishEyes: [[spoiler:Its eyes don't point the same direction. As it swivels its eyes back and forth before it attacks, this is all the more obvious.]]

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* FinalBoss: [[spoiler:It's It's the last foe you fight in the game.]]
game.
* FishEyes: [[spoiler:Its Its eyes don't point the same direction. As it swivels its eyes back and forth before it attacks, this is all the more obvious.]]



--> [[spoiler:'''Athos''']]: [[spoiler:What a calamity! If dragons return to this world… The continent will be ash in less than a month!!]]

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--> [[spoiler:'''Athos''']]: [[spoiler:What '''Athos''': What a calamity! If dragons return to this world… The continent will be ash in less than a month!!]]month!!



* LittleMissBadass: [[spoiler:Quite possibly, yes (or for all we know, Little Mister Badass). Ninian refers to the dragons as "children", meaning that they might be young for their race. (Then again, Ninian herself is roughly a thousand years old, so her referring to them as "children" would still make sense even if they were several hundred years old; Ninian herself would still be several hundred years older.)]]
* MightyGlacier: [[spoiler:Speed is the Dragon's only stat that's low, and the fire breath almost never misses.]]
** FridgeBrilliance: [[spoiler:If not for all the weapons it's weak to and its predictable behavior, the Dragon would statistically be every bit as horrifically powerful as they're claimed to be in-universe.]]
* OurDragonsAreDifferent: [[spoiler:''Wings made of fire.'' Ye gods!]]
* ReadingsAreOffTheScale: [[spoiler:It has 120 HP, which is more than even the in-battle HP counter can display. Until you whittle it down enough, its HP displayed is imposingly displayed as "??" (although you can cheat and check it on the map).]]
* RoarBeforeBeating: [[spoiler:It roars at the start of every combat with it.]]
* StationaryBoss: [[spoiler:Doesn't move from its spot, but is imposing nonetheless with incredible stats and a longer reach with its breath attack than it may appear (see below).]]
* StrongAsTheyNeedToBe: [[spoiler:For a class that more or less was a strong generic mook in ''The Binding Blade'', this Fire Dragon is presented as a far more legitimate threat, even putting that game's final boss (a rather notorious PaperTiger) to shame. Justfied in that ''The Binding Blade'''s equivalents were Idunn's War Dragons, mass-produced beasts of battle that weren't even close to the real thing.]]
* TragicMonster: [[spoiler:Ninian speculates that this dragon and its companions were just like her and Nils, only desiring to to see the place they once called "home" one last time, rather than destroying it.]]
* ViolationOfCommonSense: The game neglects to inform you that [[spoiler:the range for its fire breath is ''three'' spaces, not two like most ranged attacks. You can imagine how many deaths can be attributed to those not aware of this, and getting somebody fragile fried to a crisp.]]
%%* WalkingSpoiler
* WeaksauceWeakness: [[spoiler:The Luna tome even pierces the Dragon's Resistance, and Athos or a well-trained Canas can (with a boost from Filla's Might and a crit) use it to get a [[AnticlimaxBoss cheesy]] OneHitKill.]]
* WeHardlyKnewYe: [[spoiler:Literally only shows up in time for the final battle. The other two dragons who appeared with it don't even get that much. Thankfully though, they don't come anywhere near GiantSpaceFleaFromNowhere territory: trying to stop the dragons from arriving in the first place is the protagonists' main objective.]]
* YouCantThwartStageOne: [[spoiler:Of course Nergal gets to summon at least one dragon.]]

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* LittleMissBadass: [[spoiler:Quite Quite possibly, yes (or for all we know, Little Mister Badass). Ninian refers to the dragons as "children", meaning that they might be young for their race. (Then again, Ninian herself is roughly a thousand years old, so her referring to them as "children" would still make sense even if they were several hundred years old; Ninian herself would still be several hundred years older.)]]
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* MightyGlacier: [[spoiler:Speed Speed is the Dragon's only stat that's low, and the fire breath almost never misses.misses.
** FridgeBrilliance: If not for all the weapons it's weak to and its predictable behavior, the Dragon would statistically be every bit as horrifically powerful as they're claimed to be in-universe.
* OurDragonsAreDifferent: ''Wings made of fire.'' Ye gods!
* ReadingsAreOffTheScale: It has 120 HP, which is more than even the in-battle HP counter can display. Until you whittle it down enough, its HP displayed is imposingly displayed as "??" (although you can cheat and check it on the map).
* RoarBeforeBeating: It roars at the start of every combat with it.
* StationaryBoss: Doesn't move from its spot, but is imposing nonetheless with incredible stats and a longer reach with its breath attack than it may appear (see below).
* StrongAsTheyNeedToBe: For a class that more or less was a strong generic mook in ''The Binding Blade'', this Fire Dragon is presented as a far more legitimate threat, even putting that game's final boss (a rather notorious PaperTiger) to shame. Justfied in that ''The Binding Blade'''s equivalents were Idunn's War Dragons, mass-produced beasts of battle that weren't even close to the real thing.
* TragicMonster: Ninian speculates that this dragon and its companions were just like her and Nils, only desiring to to see the place they once called "home" one last time, rather than destroying it.
* ViolationOfCommonSense: The game neglects to inform you that the range for its fire breath is ''three'' spaces, not two like most ranged attacks. You can imagine how many deaths can be attributed to those not aware of this, and getting somebody fragile fried to a crisp.
* WalkingSpoiler: Its appearance means that Nergal was successful in bringing dragons back into his world from the Dragon's Gate.
* WeaksauceWeakness: The Luna tome even pierces the Dragon's Resistance, and Athos or a well-trained Canas can (with a boost from Filla's Might and a crit) use it to get a [[AnticlimaxBoss cheesy]] OneHitKill.
]]
** FridgeBrilliance: [[spoiler:If not for all the weapons it's weak to and its predictable behavior, the Dragon would statistically be every bit as horrifically powerful as they're claimed to be in-universe.]]
* OurDragonsAreDifferent: [[spoiler:''Wings made of fire.'' Ye gods!]]
* ReadingsAreOffTheScale: [[spoiler:It has 120 HP, which is more than even the in-battle HP counter can display. Until you whittle it down enough, its HP displayed is imposingly displayed as "??" (although you can cheat and check it on the map).]]
* RoarBeforeBeating: [[spoiler:It roars at the start of every combat with it.]]
* StationaryBoss: [[spoiler:Doesn't move from its spot, but is imposing nonetheless with incredible stats and a longer reach with its breath attack than it may appear (see below).]]
* StrongAsTheyNeedToBe: [[spoiler:For a class that more or less was a strong generic mook in ''The Binding Blade'', this Fire Dragon is presented as a far more legitimate threat, even putting that game's final boss (a rather notorious PaperTiger) to shame. Justfied in that ''The Binding Blade'''s equivalents were Idunn's War Dragons, mass-produced beasts of battle that weren't even close to the real thing.]]
* TragicMonster: [[spoiler:Ninian speculates that this dragon and its companions were just like her and Nils, only desiring to to see the place they once called "home" one last time, rather than destroying it.]]
* ViolationOfCommonSense: The game neglects to inform you that [[spoiler:the range for its fire breath is ''three'' spaces, not two like most ranged attacks. You can imagine how many deaths can be attributed to those not aware of this, and getting somebody fragile fried to a crisp.]]
%%* WalkingSpoiler
* WeaksauceWeakness: [[spoiler:The Luna tome even pierces the Dragon's Resistance, and Athos or a well-trained Canas can (with a boost from Filla's Might and a crit) use it to get a [[AnticlimaxBoss cheesy]] OneHitKill.]]
* WeHardlyKnewYe: [[spoiler:Literally Literally only shows up in time for the final battle. The other two dragons who appeared with it don't even get that much. Thankfully though, they don't come anywhere near GiantSpaceFleaFromNowhere territory: trying to stop the dragons from arriving in the first place is the protagonists' main objective.]]
objective.
* YouCantThwartStageOne: [[spoiler:Of Of course Nergal gets to summon at least one dragon.]]

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* TheComputerIsACheatingBastard: He has more HP than is possible for playable Berserkers.

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