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* AlasPoorVillain: Once her backstory gets out, Kait, Del, JD, and even Marcus seem to view her with some degree of sympathy, with Marcus hinting that he is appaled at what Myrrah went through as a child, despite the fact he hated her for what she put him through.
* Archenemy: She was Marcus Fenix's most personal antagonist, having killed his mother to keep her quiet, later causing the destruction he held dear, and forcing his father to sacrifice himself.



* BreakTheCutie: Niles experiments on her indicate that Myrrah was once an innocent and cheerful child, before the real cost of her experiments on her began to take a toll on her sanity.



* CheerfulChild: According to Niles, Myrrah was quite helpful and cheerful as a test subject when a child, before the experiments broke her.



* FreudianExcuse: She was forcibly taken away from her parents and used as a guinea pig for horrific experiments in an attempt to cure a disease that quickly turned into an attempt to make a super soldier. Then her one chance at possibly having a normal life with her family goes down in flames because her husband grew a conscience and ran off with her daughter without telling her and is led to believe that her child died. Can you blame Myrrah for becoming such a cynic.



* HeKnowsTooMuch: Myrrah killed Marcus's mother because she discovered the Locust.



* InYourNatureToDestroyYourselves: In several of her speeches, she claims this is why peace with humans isn't possible.

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* InYourNatureToDestroyYourselves: In several of her speeches, she claims this is why peace with humans isn't possible. Given what they did to her as a child, you can't really blame her.



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%%* LightIsNotGood* LightIsNotGood: She wears a white dress when you meet her in Gears of War 2 and she is very evil.


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* YouKilledMyFather: Myrrah killed Marcus's mother and later forced his father to sacrifice himself to end the war she started.

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* StrongerThanTheyLook: Maybe. Myrrah was once able to choked ''RAAM'' until he fell to his knees.

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* MadScientist
* TheSmartGuy: Among the Locust leaders on the council.


* TheStoic: RAAM carries out his duties with silent mercilessness and deathly efficiency. ''The Rise of RAAM'', however, showed that (at least around his other Locust brethren) even [[NotSoStoic RAAM]] can have a [[DeadpanSnaker sense of humor]].

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* TheStoic: RAAM carries out his duties with silent mercilessness and deathly efficiency. ''The Rise of RAAM'', however, showed that (at least around his other Locust brethren) even [[NotSoStoic RAAM]] can have a [[DeadpanSnaker [[DeadpanSnarker sense of humor]].



--> (to Jermad, after dragging out RAAM from their failed "negotiation" with Uzil Sraak) "Uzil Sraak is the better negotiator."

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--> (to Jermad, after dragging out RAAM from their failed "negotiation" [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown "negotiation"]] with Uzil Sraak) "Uzil Sraak is the better negotiator."



* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Sraak's first appearance in the comics has him reprimanding RAAM for leaving the front lines and demanding to speak to Myrrah to declare their war against the Lambent a lost cause. When RAAM asserts his demands for an audience with the queen, Sraak challenges and soundly defeats RAAM and orders that he and Skorge return to the warfront and to die with honor. This shows Sraak as an immensely powerful and loyal Locust warrior, but also a conservative leader who would rather endure do-or-die resistance against the Lambent.

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Sraak's first appearance in the comics has him reprimanding RAAM for leaving the front lines and demanding to speak to Myrrah to declare their war against the Lambent a lost cause. When RAAM asserts his demands for an audience with the queen, Sraak challenges and [[CurbStompBattle soundly defeats defeats]] RAAM and orders that he and Skorge return to the warfront and to die with honor. This shows Sraak as an immensely powerful and loyal Locust warrior, but also a conservative leader who would rather endure do-or-die resistance against the Lambent.


* TheStoic: RAAM carries out his duties with silent mercilessness and deathly efficency. At least as far as the humans are concerned; ''The Rise of RAAM'' showed that (at least among his other Locust brethren) even RAAM can have a [[NotSoStoic sense of humor]].

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* TheStoic: RAAM carries out his duties with silent mercilessness and deathly efficency. At least as far as the humans are concerned; efficiency. ''The Rise of RAAM'' RAAM'', however, showed that (at least among around his other Locust brethren) even RAAM can have a [[NotSoStoic RAAM]] can have a [[DeadpanSnaker sense of humor]].



--> (to Jermad, after dragging out RAAM from their failed "negotiation" with Uzil Sraak) "Uzil Sraak is the better negotiator."



** That last one actually got a [[ActuallyPrettyFunny hearty chuckle]] out of RAAM.

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** That last one actually got a [[ActuallyPrettyFunny hearty chuckle]] out of RAAM.[[TheStoic RAAM]].


* MeaningfulName: Myrrah is pronounced and spelled similar to the Swedish word 'myra' which translates to ant. Her original intended name 'Geist Allmother' in retrospect to ''5''. 'Geist' in German semantics translates in English as either ghost or spirit. [[spoiler:Myrrah's conscious now possessing her daughter Reyna's body as the new Swarm Queen]]. 'Allmother' [[spoiler:may be a reference to how Myrrah's stem cells were instrumental in the development of the hybrid creatures the Sires, making her not just the queen but the genetic progenitor of the entire Locust race]]. It also contrasts the title of the Allfathers, the founders and heads of state of the COG, the primary human faction the Locust fought against in both wars.

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* MeaningfulName: Myrrah is pronounced and spelled similar to the Swedish word 'myra' which translates to ant.
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Her original intended name 'Geist Allmother' is one in retrospect to ''5''. 'Geist' in German semantics translates in English as either ghost or spirit. spirit; [[spoiler:Myrrah's conscious now possessing her daughter Reyna's body as the new Swarm Queen]]. 'Allmother' [[spoiler:may be a reference to how Myrrah's stem cells were instrumental in the development of the hybrid creatures the Sires, making her not just the queen but the genetic progenitor of the entire Locust race]]. It also contrasts the title of the Allfathers, the founders and heads of state of the COG, the primary human faction the Locust fought against in both wars.fight against.



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!!Ukkon

Ukkon was the head scientist of the Locust Horde during the Lambent War.

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* HollywoodAtheist: Ukkon thought little of Ketor Vrol's insistence on religious adherence and felt such "antiquated beliefs" were counterproductive to the progession of their race.


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!!Ketor Vrol

Vrol was the High Priest of the Kantus during the Lambent War and Skorge's predecessor.

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* MeaningfulName: Myrrah is pronounced and spelled similar to the Swedish word 'myra' which translates to ant. Her original intended name 'Geist Allmother' in retrospect to ''5''. 'Geist' in German semantics translates in English as either ghost or spirit. [[spoiler:Myrrah's conscious now possessing her daughter Reyna's body as the new Swarm Queen]]. 'Allmother' [[spoiler:may be a reference to how Myrrah's stem cells were instrumental in the development of the hybrid creatures the Sires, making her not just the queen but the genetic progenitor of the entire Locust race]]. It also contrasts the title of the Allfathers, the founders and heads of state of the COG, the primary human faction the Locust fought against in both wars.

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* ContraltoOfDanger: She has a deep ethereal voice, courtesy of Carolyn Seymour.


* BadassPreacher: The ''Ketor'' (High Priest), at that. Like his predcessor RAAM, Skorge [[FrontlineGenreal personally leads his forces into battle]] and has [[PestController command of a war beast]] that he uses to effectively turn the tide against the humans.

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* BadassPreacher: The ''Ketor'' (High Priest), at that. Like his predcessor RAAM, Skorge [[FrontlineGenreal [[FrontlineGeneral personally leads his forces into battle]] and has [[PestController command of a war beast]] that he uses to effectively turn the tide against the humans.

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* EvilBrit: She has a very British voice, courtesy of Carolyn Seymour.
* EvilSoundsDeep: Myrrah has a deep echoing voice, as is very fitting a female villain voiced by Carolyn Seymour.

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* FlawedPrototype: They were an early attempt at creating the Locust, but were deemed failures because of their lack of intelligence and inability to reproduce.
* OffWithHisHead: In ''Gears 5'', if you allow their grab attack to reach completion, they will kill their victim by ripping their head clean off.
* OneHitKill: In ''Gears 5'' they function similarly to Pouncers in that they can grab you and pummel you to death, and there's nothing you can do about it except {{button mash|ing}} to delay the inevitable and hope someone else can save you in time.


* DeadpanSnarker: Back when he was a Vold (Locust-equivalent ranking of lieutenant) in ''The Rise of RAAM'', RAAM had a surprisingly healthy amount of dry humor as he and Skorge battled the Lambent.

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* DeadpanSnarker: [[NotSoStoic Not kidding]]. Back when he was a Vold (Locust-equivalent ranking of lieutenant) in ''The Rise of RAAM'', RAAM had a surprisingly healthy amount of dry humor as he and Skorge battled the Lambent.



* TheStoic: RAAM carries out his duties with silent mercilessness and deathly efficency. At least as far as the humans are concerned; ''The Rise of RAAM'' showed that (at least among his other Locust brethren) even RAAM can have a [[NotSoStoic sense of humor]].



* BadassPreacher: The ''Ketor'' (High Priest), at that. Like his predcessor RAAM, Skorge [[FrontlineGenreal personally leads his forces into battle]] and has [[PestController command of a war beast]] that he uses to effectively turn the tide against the humans.



* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Sraak's first appearance in the comics has him reprimanding RAAM for leaving the front lines and demanding to speak to Myrrah to declare their war against the Lambent a lost cause. When RAAM asserts his demands for an audience with the queen, Sraak challenges and soundly defeats him and orders that he and Skorge return to the front lines and to die with honor. This shows Sraak as an immensely powerful and loyal Locust warrior, but also a conservative leader who would rather fight to the last man against the Lambent.

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Sraak's first appearance in the comics has him reprimanding RAAM for leaving the front lines and demanding to speak to Myrrah to declare their war against the Lambent a lost cause. When RAAM asserts his demands for an audience with the queen, Sraak challenges and soundly defeats him RAAM and orders that he and Skorge return to the front lines warfront and to die with honor. This shows Sraak as an immensely powerful and loyal Locust warrior, but also a conservative leader who would rather fight to the last man endure do-or-die resistance against the Lambent.



* HonorBeforeReason: Part of what made him less of an effective leader than RAAM. A fervent believer that the sanctity of the Hollows was a given providence for the Locust, Sraak stubbornly refused to even entertain the notion of abandoning it to the Lambent for the surface. This inflexibilty ultimately gave way to his demotion.



* PragmaticVillainy: Somewhat deconstructed. As much as Sraak would love (and was perfectly able) to kill RAAM, he knew RAAM was very well-respected within the Locust military and knew that killing him would have caused great outcry and civil unrest. Ultimately, RAAM was eventually successful in winning Myrrah's favor and effectively usurps military leadership from him. Either way you slice it, Sraak was pretty much ensured to be screwed over by RAAM somehow.

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* PragmaticVillainy: Somewhat deconstructed. As much as Sraak would love (and was perfectly able) to kill RAAM, he knew RAAM was very well-respected within the Locust military and knew that killing him would have caused great outcry and civil unrest. Ultimately, Eventually, RAAM was eventually successful in winning Myrrah's favor and effectively usurps military leadership from him. Either way you slice it, Sraak was pretty much ensured to be screwed over by RAAM somehow.


The ancestors to the Locust. Sires are basically Lambent Humans dating back to the Pendulum Wars that were studied by humanity within COG's classified New Hope Research Facility to look into why humans were mutating from exposure to Imulsion. Several information leaks and Sire attacks on employees led to COG growing fearful of Imulsion companies abandoning the usage of the power substance, which resulted in the facility's shutdown. The Sire "children" that were already awoken from their test tubes were then sent off to Mount Kadar where they evolved into the Locust seen in the current day. Sires only appear in ''Gears of War 2''.

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The ancestors to the Locust. Sires are basically Lambent Humans dating back to the Pendulum Wars that were studied by humanity within COG's classified New Hope Research Facility to look into why humans were mutating from exposure to Imulsion. Several information leaks and Sire attacks on employees led to COG growing fearful of Imulsion companies abandoning the usage of the power substance, which resulted in the facility's shutdown. The Sire "children" that were already awoken from their test tubes were then sent off to Mount Kadar where they evolved into the Locust seen in the current day. Sires only appear in ''Gears of War 2''.2'' and ''Gears 5''.



* OneShotCharacter: In Act III, they only appear in the second chapter still within their test tubes, and in the third chapter after breaking out. Marcus and Dom investigate the New Hope Research Facility in search of information that could help them locate the Locust stronghold.

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* OneShotCharacter: In Act III, they only appear in the second chapter still within their test tubes, and in the third chapter after breaking out. Marcus and Dom investigate the New Hope Research Facility in search of information that could help them locate the Locust stronghold. A SubvertedTrope when they appear again in Act II of ''5''.

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