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**And to a lesser extent, to [[AdorablyPrecociousChild Oliver]] who he seems to take a liking to soon after meeting.


* BreakTheCutie: [[spoiler:When Shadar reveals the truth about his mother, he goes into HeroicBSOD mode and spends several days in bed without waking up (though he's put in an AngstComa for grabbing the sphere holding her "soul"). He reveals to Pea that he feels that his journey was all for nothing since his mother is well and truly dead. It takes a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming montage to get him back on his feet.]]

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* BreakTheCutie: [[spoiler:When Shadar reveals the truth about his mother, he goes into HeroicBSOD mode and spends several days in bed without waking up (though he's put in an AngstComa for grabbing the sphere holding her "soul"). He reveals to Pea that he feels that his journey was all for nothing since his mother is well and truly dead. It takes a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming montage to get him back on his feet.]]


* JerkAssWithAHeartOfGold: Shows a bit of a mean side from teasing Oliver and "Starey Mary", but he genuinely means well.

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* JerkAssWithAHeartOfGold: JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Shows a bit of a mean side side: from teasing Oliver and "Starey Mary", but he genuinely means well.


* [[BedlahBabe Bedlah Kid]]: She's the only one dressed like this in her kingdom and her main outfit is explicitly stated to aid in dancing.

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* [[BedlahBabe Bedlah Kid]]: BedlahBabe: She's the only one dressed like this in her kingdom and her main outfit is explicitly stated to aid in dancing.



* [[SkirtOverSlacks Skirt Over]] [[Disney/{{Aladdin}} Jasmine Pants]]: Mostly to lessen the amount of skin her [[BedlahBabe normal clothes]] show. Again, she's the only one wearing this type of fashion in the game.

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* [[SkirtOverSlacks Skirt Over]] [[Disney/{{Aladdin}} Jasmine Pants]]: SkirtOverSlacks: Mostly to lessen the amount of skin her [[BedlahBabe normal clothes]] show. Again, she's the only one wearing this type of fashion in the game.



!!Swaine/[[spoiler:Gascon]] (ジャイロ Jairo)

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!!Swaine/[[spoiler:Gascon]] !!Swaine/ Gascon (ジャイロ Jairo)



!!White Witch/[[spoiler:Cassiopeia]] (白き聖灰の女王 Shiroki seihai no jōu)

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!!White Witch/[[spoiler:Cassiopeia]] Witch/ Cassiopeia (白き聖灰の女王 Shiroki seihai no jōu)



!!Shadar/[[spoiler:Lucien]] (ジャボー Jabō/[[spoiler:Natius]])
->Voiced by: Brian Protheroe [[spoiler: and Oliver Mason (as Lucien)]]

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!!Shadar/[[spoiler:Lucien]] !!Shadar/ Lucien (ジャボー Jabō/[[spoiler:Natius]])
Jabō / Natius)
->Voiced by: Brian Protheroe [[spoiler: and Oliver Mason (as Lucien)]]
Lucien)



* DespairEventHorizon: [[spoiler:By refusing to fight in a ruthless conflict, and for letting the daughter of a great sage escape, he gets his hometown razed.]]

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* DespairEventHorizon: [[spoiler:By refusing to fight in a ruthless conflict, and for letting the daughter of a great sage escape, he gets his hometown razed.is razed by his superiors.]]



* GenreBlind: Why does he make so many glaring mistakes, like not enlisting the help of the Zodiarchs, or showing up to taunt Oliver before leaving, rather than killing him on the spot? [[spoiler: Because it's all part of the plan. Because Oliver will simply be reincarnated if killed, to be defeated, his spirit must be broken, and that calls for a DespairGambit: string Oliver along, tempting him with [[HopeSpot the Soulsnare]], have him jump through hoops and brave countless dangers...before revealing that it was AllForNothing.]]



* MindScrew: [[spoiler:Are they the twisted creations of Cassiopea's psyche made real, or are they something entirely alien that want to take over Ni No Kuni]]? [[SequelHook Time will tell...]]



* WalkingSpoiler

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* WalkingSpoiler
WalkingSpoiler: Their true nature and role in the game's backstory reveals a lot about the conflict.



* WalkingSpoiler: Well duh.

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* WalkingSpoiler: Well duh.
His real identity and motives for his actions throughout the game reveal much about the story.



!!Allie[[spoiler:/Alicia]]

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!!Allie[[spoiler:/Alicia]]!!Allie /Alicia



* WalkingSpoiler: Yeah, there's more to Allie than meets the eye.

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* WalkingSpoiler: Yeah, there's more to Allie than meets Her true identity spoils a major twist towards the eye.
end of the game.



* [[PoisonousPerson Poisonous Feline]]: [[spoiler:His claw swipes can poison you during his boss fight.]]

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* [[PoisonousPerson Poisonous Feline]]: PoisonousPerson: [[spoiler:His claw swipes can poison you during his boss fight.]]



!!Horace[[spoiler:/Horologium]]

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!!Horace[[spoiler:/Horologium]]
!!Horace / Horologium



* WalkingSpoiler: Needless to say, there's a lot about Horace that sheds a lot of light on much of the game's backstory.

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* WalkingSpoiler: Needless to say, there's He plays a lot about Horace that sheds a lot of light on much of fairly major role in the game's backstory.
backstory that is only revealed in post-game.





->Voiced by: Mark Lewis Jones

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->Voiced by: Mark Lewis Jones
Creator/MarkLewisJones


* PluckyGirl: A norm for StudioGhibli's works.

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* PluckyGirl: A norm for StudioGhibli's Creator/StudioGhibli's works.


* ButNotTooBlack: An extreme example; while she's biracial, she looks entirely white, complete with blonde hair and blue eyes.

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* ButNotTooBlack: An extreme example; while she's biracial, her father is dark-skinned, she looks entirely white, complete with blonde hair and blue eyes.

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* ButNotTooBlack: An extreme example; while she's biracial, she looks entirely white, complete with blonde hair and blue eyes.


* {{Badass}}: The Pure Hearted One destined to save the other world from a powerful evil folks.


* UnwillingInstigatorOfDoom: They intended to rule Ni No Kuni as decadent aristocrats, but their actions caused The White Witch to try out a twisted spell that destroyed the world. Bonus points for them teaching her that up is down and poison is healing. Oops.

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* UnwillingInstigatorOfDoom: UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: They intended to rule Ni No Kuni as decadent aristocrats, but their actions caused The White Witch to try out a twisted spell that destroyed the world. Bonus points for them teaching her that up is down and poison is healing. Oops.


* BritishAccents: He's voiced with a feisty Welsh accent.
** However, in the Japanese version of the game, he's given a KansaiRegionalAccent



* BritishAccents: Seems a bit incongruous [[EverytownAmerica given the setting]], but not all that unlikely given the historical context of the 1950s. Oliver's about the right age to have been conceived at the end of WorldWarII, when many American GIs got married and brought their wives home with them from overseas. [[spoiler:Of course, she's actually from a medieval fairytale world rather than Britain, but being an English war bride does make a good cover story]].





* BiggerBad: [[spoiler: To the White Witch,]]

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* BiggerBad: [[spoiler: To the White Witch,]]Witch. They may very well be a GreaterScopeVillain, as not much is known about them.]]


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* EldritchAbomination: As the final boss, they're something different from all the monsters you've fought so far. Something alien.


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* MindScrew: [[spoiler:Are they the twisted creations of Cassiopea's psyche made real, or are they something entirely alien that want to take over Ni No Kuni]]? [[SequelHook Time will tell...]]


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* UnwillingInstigatorOfDoom: They intended to rule Ni No Kuni as decadent aristocrats, but their actions caused The White Witch to try out a twisted spell that destroyed the world. Bonus points for them teaching her that up is down and poison is healing. Oops.


* FaceMonsterTurn: [[spoiler:Thankfully it was reversable.]]

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* FaceMonsterTurn: [[spoiler:Thankfully it was reversable.reversible.]]


* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: To make sure no one stands up against him, such as the standard JRPG LaResistance, he steals pieces of the hearts before they can even form a resistance, as well as cutting off the link to his soulmate so that ''that'' could't be used against him (if a soulmate dies, the person linked to the soulmate also dies). He also ''destroys'' the [[InfinityPlusOneSword Infinity Plus One Wand]] capable of defeating him at the first chance he gets. [[spoiler: Unfortunately for him, the Witch had an EnigmaticMinion who could TimeTravel.]]



* GenreBlind: Notice the DangerouslyGenreSavvy entry? So why does he make so many glaring mistakes, like not enlisting the help of the Zodiarchs, or showing up to taunt Oliver before leaving, rather than killing him on the spot? [[spoiler: Because it's all part of the plan. Because Oliver will simply be reincarnated if killed, to be defeated, his spirit must be broken, and that calls for a DespairGambit: string Oliver along, tempting him with [[HopeSpot the Soulsnare]], have him jump through hoops and brave countless dangers...before revealing that it was AllForNothing.]]

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* GenreBlind: Notice the DangerouslyGenreSavvy entry? So why Why does he make so many glaring mistakes, like not enlisting the help of the Zodiarchs, or showing up to taunt Oliver before leaving, rather than killing him on the spot? [[spoiler: Because it's all part of the plan. Because Oliver will simply be reincarnated if killed, to be defeated, his spirit must be broken, and that calls for a DespairGambit: string Oliver along, tempting him with [[HopeSpot the Soulsnare]], have him jump through hoops and brave countless dangers...before revealing that it was AllForNothing.]]



* VileVillainSaccharineShow: '''''VERY''''' much so. The guy is a faceless, DangerouslyGenreSavvy EvilSorceror with ''unimaginable'' power, with MindRape as his go-to weapon of choice.

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* VileVillainSaccharineShow: '''''VERY''''' much so. The guy is a faceless, DangerouslyGenreSavvy faceless EvilSorceror with ''unimaginable'' power, with MindRape as his go-to weapon of choice.


* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: He introduces himself as the "Lord... High Lord of the fairies", in what seemed to be an attempt to make his regular title sound better. From then on, he ''always'' refers to himself as "Lord High Lord".

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* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: He introduces himself as the "Lord... High Lord of the fairies", in what seemed seems to be an attempt to make his regular title sound better. From then on, he ''always'' refers to himself as "Lord High Lord".



* ExpositionFairy: He's your source of info, no matter how much Oliver annoys him for his lack of knowledge.
* FunetikAksent : It's strong enough the subtitles transcribe "Your" as "Youer" and "Our" as "Ouer", as well as other words.
* GoshDangItToHeck: He says "flipping" a lot, along with "heck" and "knickers".
* MotorMouth: Probably a weird case in the English version of the game, but he talks a little bit too fast. No wonder why Oliver is confused many times.
* PintsizedPowerhouse: Though he doesn't fight alongside you (in the [=PS3=] version), he did ''throw a boss' shield bigger than he is ten times over''.
* PluckyComicRelief: Fittingly. Not only does he hail from a land where comedy is king, but he's considered a legendary comedian there.

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* ExpositionFairy: He's your source of info, no matter how much Oliver annoys him for with his lack of knowledge.
* FunetikAksent : It's His Welsh accent is strong enough that the subtitles transcribe it more or less directly in text, with "Your" as "Youer" and "Our" as "Ouer", as well as other words.
* GoshDangItToHeck: He says "flipping" a lot, along with "heck" and "knickers".
"knickers".
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Short-tempered, impatient and no-nonsense, but he ultimately means well.
* MotorMouth: Probably a weird case in the English version of the game, but he talks a little bit too fast. No wonder why Oliver is confused many times.
often confused.
* PintsizedPowerhouse: Though he doesn't fight alongside you (in the [=PS3=] version), he did ''throw does throw a boss' shield ''ten times bigger than he is ten times over''.
is''.
* PluckyComicRelief: Fittingly. Not only does he hail from a land community where comedy is king, a cultural staple, but he's considered a legendary comedian there.even there.



* VerbalTic: Tidy! He also speaks with an incredibly [[{{UsefulNotes/Wales}} Welsh]] accent and mannerisms.

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* VerbalTic: Tidy! He tends to say "Tidy!" when a problem's been solved. He also speaks with an incredibly [[{{UsefulNotes/Wales}} Welsh]] accent and mannerisms.

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