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* CharacterDevelopment: In the good path, Delsin starts out as a bitter KnightInSourArmor AntiHero and simply wants to get Augustine's powers to heal his tribe. However, as the plot progress, he takes [[ComesGreatResponsibility more responsibilities with his own powers]] [[spoiler:and helps redeem two of the major characters (Abigail Walker and Eugene Sims) into the side of good. He even uses his graffiti for meaningful purposes later on; compare his anti-authority graffiti in the beginning of the game to the Good Karma ending's dedication mural to Reggie.]]
** In the Evil Path, Delsin [[SlowlySlippingIntoEvil slips off the Slippery slope]] and becomes DrunkWithPower as he gains new powers and the plot progresses. His initial CoolPeopleRebelAgainstAuthority mindset evolves into an AsskickingEqualsAuthority philosophy [[spoiler: that rubs off [[TheCorrupter on Fetch and Eugene as he meets them]]]]. While he still plans to save the Akomish and fight for the rights of Conduits, he tries to do so through [[MurderIsTheBestSolution retaliatory, violent and often-fatal means]]; acting as [[WellIntentionedExtremist a being of pure intent]] and [[EvilIsPetty spite]] while [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveSupernaturalPowers using his unique circumstances to justify letting loose]]. By the time of the Infamous ending, he's completely DrunkOnTheDarkSide and [[spoiler: [[DystopiaJustifiesTheMeans sets about conquering Seattle and leeching off of the now-freed Curdun Cay Conduits]]]]. [[PyrrhicVictory His degeneracy]] [[spoiler: gets him banished from the Akomish Tribe, resulting in him [[LeaveNoSurvivors retaliating with an Orbital Drop]]]].

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In the good path, Delsin starts out as a bitter KnightInSourArmor AntiHero and simply wants to get Augustine's powers to heal his tribe. However, as the plot progress, he takes [[ComesGreatResponsibility more responsibilities with his own powers]] [[spoiler:and helps redeem two of the major characters (Abigail Walker and Eugene Sims) into the side of good. He even uses his graffiti for meaningful purposes later on; compare his anti-authority graffiti in the beginning of the game to the Good Karma ending's dedication mural to Reggie.]]
** In the Evil Path, evil path, Delsin [[SlowlySlippingIntoEvil slips off the Slippery slope]] and becomes DrunkWithPower as he gains new powers and the plot progresses. His initial CoolPeopleRebelAgainstAuthority mindset evolves into an AsskickingEqualsAuthority a MightMakesRight philosophy [[spoiler: that rubs off [[TheCorrupter on Fetch and Eugene as he meets them]]]]. While he still plans to save the Akomish and fight for the rights of Conduits, he tries to do so through [[MurderIsTheBestSolution retaliatory, violent and often-fatal means]]; acting as [[WellIntentionedExtremist a being of pure intent]] and [[EvilIsPetty spite]] while [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveSupernaturalPowers using his unique circumstances to justify letting loose]]. By the time of the Infamous ending, he's completely DrunkOnTheDarkSide and [[spoiler: [[DystopiaJustifiesTheMeans sets about conquering Seattle and leeching off of the now-freed Curdun Cay Conduits]]]]. [[PyrrhicVictory His degeneracy]] [[spoiler: gets him banished from the Akomish Tribe, resulting in him [[LeaveNoSurvivors retaliating with an Orbital Drop]]]].



* ElementalShapeshifter: Can shapeshift into his active element with certain techniques.
** The "certain technique" is usually Delsin's dash ability. With smoke, he surges forward as a formless plume of smouldering ash, while neon has him running forwards as a series of afterimages. The other [[spoiler:two]] ability[[spoiler:/abilities]], video, has him sprout a set of holographic wings [[spoiler:while concrete shrouds him in stone as he barrels through anything in his path]].

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* ElementalShapeshifter: Can shapeshift into his active element with certain techniques.
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techniques, usually Delsin's his dash ability. With smoke, he surges forward as a formless plume of smouldering ash, while neon has him running forwards as a series of afterimages. The other [[spoiler:two]] ability[[spoiler:/abilities]], video, has him sprout a set of holographic wings [[spoiler:while concrete shrouds him in stone as he barrels through anything in his path]].



* HiddenDepths: Delsin seems to have read Literature/TheBible -- or at least heard about it. When he comes across [[{{Mugglepower}} anti-Conduit protesters]], he counters with the "Let he who is without sin cast the first stone," quote.

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Delsin seems to have read Literature/TheBible -- or at least heard about it. When he comes across [[{{Mugglepower}} anti-Conduit protesters]], he counters with the "Let he who is without sin cast the first stone," quote.



* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Gets one on his first official battle with [[spoiler:Augustine, who had just killed his brother.]]

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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Gets one on in his first official battle with [[spoiler:Augustine, who had just killed his brother.]]



* UnskilledButStrong: Has no formal combat training, but makes up for it with his ability to [[AllYourPowersCombined absorb multiple superpowers]] and his ability to [[LeParkour Parkour]].
** Adding onto that, unlike Fetch, Eugene, Hank, and Augustine, who've had years to practice and get used to their powers, Delsin has to manage with only a little bit of time to get used to how his work. Doesn't stop him from near single-handedly dismantling the D.U.P. and taking down hundreds upon thousands of their troops along the way. However, they can do things he can't thanks to those years of practice.
* UnstoppableRage: When [[spoiler: Augustine forces Reggie to perform a HeroicSacrifice to save Delsin, Delsin goes ''apeshit'' against Augustine to the point that he actually manages to triumph over her despite her powers superior in strength and magnitude]].

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* UnskilledButStrong: Has no formal combat training, but makes up for it with his ability to [[AllYourPowersCombined absorb multiple superpowers]] and his ability to [[LeParkour Parkour]].
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Parkour]]. Adding onto that, unlike Fetch, Eugene, Hank, and Augustine, who've had years to practice and get used to their powers, Delsin has to manage with only a little bit of time to get used to how his work. Doesn't stop him from near single-handedly dismantling the D.U.P. and taking down hundreds upon thousands of their troops along the way. However, they can do things he can't thanks to those years of practice.
* UnstoppableRage: When [[spoiler: Augustine forces Reggie to perform a HeroicSacrifice to save Delsin, Delsin goes ''apeshit'' against Augustine to the point that he actually manages to triumph over her despite her powers being superior in strength and magnitude]].

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* SelfServingMemory: [[spoiler: In the TouchTelepathy flashback in ''Second Son'', she clams that she killed Brent in a fit of paranoia self-induced due to her own drug-addiction. In ''First Light'' however, she killed him when suffering through a MushroomSamba inflicted on her by [[TheAggressiveDrugDealer Shane]], Brent's death a complete accident. It is likely that she feels immense guilt for Brent's death and wound up changing the narrative to justify that guilt even more.]]


* CowardlyLion: Eugene's social anxiety and bad experiences locked away in Curden Cay have left Eugene with a crippling fear of confrontation. That said, when the angels he loans Delsin all die off and Delsin is swarmed with DUPs, he has a minor freak-out before coming to his aid with a fresh [[TheArmiesOfHeaven army of angels]], led by him and his [[OneWingedAngel "He Who Dwells" form]]. He later helps assists in storming Augustine's fortress.

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* CowardlyLion: Eugene's social anxiety anxiety, history of being bullied and bad experiences locked away the torture he faced in Curden Cay have left Eugene with a crippling fear of confrontation. That said, when the angels he loans Delsin all die off and Delsin is swarmed with DUPs, [=DUPs=], he has a minor freak-out before coming to his aid with a fresh [[TheArmiesOfHeaven army of angels]], led by him and his [[OneWingedAngel "He Who Dwells" form]]. He later helps assists in storming Augustine's fortress.


* CowardlyLion: Eugene's social anxiety and bad experiences locked away in Curden Cay have left Eugene with a crippling fear of confrontation. That said, when the angels he loans Delsin all die off and Delsin is swarmed with DUPs, he has a minor freak-out before coming to his aid with a fresh [[TheArmiesOfHeaven army of angels]], led by him and his [[OneWingedAngel "He Who Dwells" form]]. He later helps assists in storming Augustine's fortress.



* HardLight: He can create projections of Angels and Demons out of this, and he's the one Deslin gets the Video powerset from.

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* HardLight: He can create projections of Angels and Demons out of this, and he's the one Deslin Delsin gets the Video powerset from.


* HiddenDepths: Delsin seems to have read The Bible -- or at least heard about it. When he comes across anti-Conduit protesters, he counters with the "Let he who is without sin cast the first stone," quote.

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* HiddenDepths: Delsin seems to have read The Bible Literature/TheBible -- or at least heard about it. When he comes across [[{{Mugglepower}} anti-Conduit protesters, protesters]], he counters with the "Let he who is without sin cast the first stone," quote.


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** He is shown to possess impressive skill as an artist, many of his tags very much the kind of things you would see from Creator/{{Banksy}} (which is likely [[ArtImitatesArt deliberate]]) and describes Fetch's decorated crime-scenes as "[[ArtNouveau nouveau]]".


* ThePlan: [[spoiler: ''[[VideoGame/InfamousFirstLight First Light]]'' reveals she broke/trained Fetch into a killing machine and released her into Seattle so she can hunt her to give DUP a reason to continue existing.]]



* ThePlan: [[spoiler: ''[[VideoGame/InfamousFirstLight First Light]]'' reveals she broke/trained Fetch into a killing machine and released her into Seattle so she can hunt her to give DUP a reason to continue existing.]]

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* ThePlan: [[spoiler: ''[[VideoGame/InfamousFirstLight First Light]]'' reveals TotalitarianUtilitarian: In public, she broke/trained Fetch into a killing machine convinces everyone that Conduits are all conspiring to dominate the world and/or destroy all non-humans, labeling them "Bio-Terrorists" and released her into Seattle claiming that anyone who still calls them conduits are "traitors who sympathize with their cause." In reality ([[AlternativeCharacterInterpretation or so she can hunt claims to Delsin]]), her Fascistic methods are all for the conduit's safety, wishing to give round them up all conduits under the assumption that if they do not, they will all be hunted down like wild animals by a fearful human race. Both reasons are paper-thin justifications considering the lengths she goes (trains/tortures the conduits on her watch, orchestrates three of them escaping, [[KickTheDog curses an entire Native American tribe to a slow and painful death]] [[DisproportionateRetribution because Delsin taunted her]], [[QuarantineWithExtremePrejudice destroying all ways in and out of Seattle]] and turning the city into her own personal PoliceState) [[ItsAllAboutMe all just to make it look like she and the DUP a reason to continue existing.]]are still relevant]].


** Adding onto that, unlike Fetch, Eugene, Hank, and Augustine, who've had years to practice and get used to their powers, Delsin has to manage with only a little bit of time to get used to how his work. Doesn't stop him from near single-handedly dismantling the D.U.P. and taking down hundreds upon thousands of their troops along the way.

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** Adding onto that, unlike Fetch, Eugene, Hank, and Augustine, who've had years to practice and get used to their powers, Delsin has to manage with only a little bit of time to get used to how his work. Doesn't stop him from near single-handedly dismantling the D.U.P. and taking down hundreds upon thousands of their troops along the way. However, they can do things he can't thanks to those years of practice.

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* RageBreakingPoint: Those bullies shouldn't have pushed him too far.


* ScrewTheRulesIMakeThem: [[LikeRealityUnlessNoted As a high-up member of the US military, Augustine has in impossibly high amount of immunity to the law herself]]. She enacts DisproportionateRetribution on practically the entire citizen that displeases her, destroying every bridge that leads into Seattle and demolishing a third of the city (converting their tallest skyscraper into a concrete, home-base deathtrap) with her powers, staging a full-on occupation for all of her armed-troops and pseudo-conduits in the city, rounding up suspected "bio-terrorists" left and right, staging a false escape attempt [[DrunkWithPower in order to keep the DUP in power]] and ''god knows how many other horrible things''!!!

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* ScrewTheRulesIMakeThem: [[LikeRealityUnlessNoted As a high-up member of the US military, Augustine has in impossibly high amount of immunity to the law herself]]. She enacts DisproportionateRetribution on practically the entire citizen that displeases her, destroying every bridge that leads into Seattle and demolishing a third of the city (converting their tallest skyscraper into a concrete, home-base deathtrap) with her powers, staging a full-on occupation for all of her armed-troops and pseudo-conduits in the city, rounding up suspected "bio-terrorists" left and right, staging a false escape attempt [[DrunkWithPower in order to keep the DUP in power]] and ''god knows how many other horrible things''!!!



* NerdsAreVirgins: Delsin outright tells him "[[YouNeedToGetLaid you're never gonna get let laid]]" if he keeps up with his video game addiction. He also offers to teach Eugene how to pick up girls.

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* NerdsAreVirgins: Delsin outright tells him "[[YouNeedToGetLaid you're never gonna get let laid]]" if he keeps up with his video game addiction. He also offers to teach Eugene how to pick up girls.


* UnskilledButStrong: Has no formal combat training, but makes up for it with his ability to [[AllYourPowersCombined absorb multiple superpowers] and his ability to [[LeParkour Parkour]].

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* UnskilledButStrong: Has no formal combat training, but makes up for it with his ability to [[AllYourPowersCombined absorb multiple superpowers] superpowers]] and his ability to [[LeParkour Parkour]].


* UnskilledButStrong: Has no formal [[LeParkour Parkour]] or combat training, but makes up for it with his ability to [[AllYourPowersCombined absorb multiple superpowers]].

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* UnskilledButStrong: Has no formal [[LeParkour Parkour]] or combat training, but makes up for it with his ability to [[AllYourPowersCombined absorb multiple superpowers]].superpowers] and his ability to [[LeParkour Parkour]].


* HumansAreTheRealMonsters: Despite or because he's just a regular human, he arguably one of the most despicable villains in the franchise. Aside from being highly racist towards Conduits he emotionally abuses one into doing his biding by holding her brother hostage, and later attempts to kill them both despite already doing Shane's bidding. That's not even getting to the part where he injects her with drugs that causes her [[spoiler: to accidentally kill her own brother]]. In shorts he's the perfect example of the kind of humans that Augustine wants to keep the Conduits safe from.

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* HumansAreTheRealMonsters: Despite or because he's being just a regular human, he he's arguably one of the most despicable villains in the franchise. Aside from being highly racist towards Conduits he emotionally abuses one into doing his biding by holding her brother hostage, and later attempts to kill them both despite already doing Shane's bidding. That's not even getting to the part where he injects her with drugs that causes her [[spoiler: to accidentally kill her own brother]]. In shorts he's the perfect example of the kind of humans that Augustine wants to keep the Conduits safe from.

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* TheChessmaster: [[spoiler: She orchestrated Hank's escape so that he and the conduits with him would go on to cause panic and chaos, so that the government would have no choice but to continue funding the DUP.]]


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* TheCorrupter: Usually the morality of the conduits gets depleted under her captivity. Prominent examples include Celia and Fetch whom Augustine's influence has turned them into {{Serial Killer}}s.


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* HumansAreTheRealMonsters: [[spoiler: She believes that the humans will never learn to co-exist with Conduits because of the prejudice and fear towards conduits which results in them committing violent actions towards innocent Conduits. This explain why she doesn't want to kill conduits, but shows no remorse killing humans.]]


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* ManipulativeBitch: She proves to be very proficient in exploiting emotions to her benefit. An example include giving Hank a paper clip knowing full well he would use it to break free and later gets Hank to do her biding again by claiming to be holding his daughter hostage.


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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: [[spoiler: Turns out he has a daughter.]]


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* UnwittingPawn: [[spoiler: little did he know, he ends up doing exactly what Augustine wanted by escaping prison transportation.]]


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* HumansAreTheRealMonsters: Despite or because he's just a regular human, he arguably one of the most despicable villains in the franchise. Aside from being highly racist towards Conduits he emotionally abuses one into doing his biding by holding her brother hostage, and later attempts to kill them both despite already doing Shane's bidding. That's not even getting to the part where he injects her with drugs that causes her [[spoiler: to accidentally kill her own brother]]. In shorts he's the perfect example of the kind of humans that Augustine wants to keep the Conduits safe from.

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* BigBadWannabe: [[spoiler: while he is the main villain of ''First Light'', compared to the others found he's a small fry whose only major threat because of "Fetch". When Augustine captures him and allows Fetch to execute him, its obvious that he's bitten much more than he can chew.]]
* BoisterousWeakling: He talks about his ambitious plans and acts like he's a big shot. However he's just normal human being who doesn't dirty his own hands and get easily dealt with after [[spoiler: Augustine captures him and has Fetch execute him.]]
* BullyingADragon: Shane's manipulations and mistreatment of Fetch backfires on him ''hard'', as he's just a regular human being while Fetch is a superpower Conduit, which leads to [[spoiler: Fetch killing him.]]


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* HumiliationConga: [[spoiler: Lets just say it all goes downhill for Shane after she pushes Fetch a bit too far. To summarize his entire criminal empire is destroyed, gets arrested by the DUP despite not being a conduit, is given to by Fetch to personally execute, and tries to escape Fetch running in the cold mountains only for Fetch to catch up to him and give him a slow and excruciating death. Suffice to say he deserves every single moment of it.]]


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* StupidEvil: After using Fetch to build his criminal empire in Seattle do you think Shane would just hand to her brother back and be done with them right? [[spoiler: Nope, he decides that to have his men kill her and tricks her into killing her own brother. Unsurprisingly, this causes Shane to loose everything and Fetch giving him a slow and painful death.]]


* {{Hypocrite}}: Apparent from the outset. Not only is she a BoomerangBigot when it comes to Conduits, but she comments that people who are nervous are either cowardly or hiding something... in the same conversation where she tortures Delsin on the mere suspicion that Hank had been rambling on about conspiracies.

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