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* Jerkass: Due to his ego as well as his utmost cruelty. Proven to be the polar opposite of NiGHTS.

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* Jerkass: {{Jerkass}}: Due to his ego as well as his utmost cruelty. Proven to be the polar opposite of NiGHTS.[=NiGHTS=].

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* Jerkass: Due to his ego as well as his utmost cruelty. Proven to be the polar opposite of NiGHTS.


* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: They can be very insensitive and rude at times and generally care more about having fun than anything else. They also rebelled against Wizeman not because it was the right thing to do, but because they loath being under anyone else's control. That being said, they always are polite to the children, help them overcome their nightmares. And in the true end of ''Journey of Dreams'', [[spoiler: [=NiGHTS=] helps to destroy Wizeman, even knowing it will mean they will die as well.]]


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* CircusSynths: "[[https://youtu.be/x0TfhuodTcY Jackle, the Mantle]]" is his funky battle music, which plays inside his surreal CircusOfFear-like arena.


* CoolOldGuy: While his exact age is never specified, he's a very affable grandfatherly figure. The only thing we know that he was there before Helen and Will were even born.

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* CoolOldGuy: While his exact age is never specified, he's a very affable grandfatherly figure. The only thing we know is that he was there long before Helen and Will were even born.



* CardCarryingVillain: He makes no bone about the fact that he's evil, and in fact relishes in it.

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* CardCarryingVillain: He makes no bone bones about the fact that he's evil, and in fact relishes in it.



* CardCarryingVillain: He makes no qualm about being a villian, and is easily loving every second of it.

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* CardCarryingVillain: He makes no qualm qualms about being a villian, villain, and is easily loving every second of it.


* HumbleHero: Compared to Helen, who shown to come from a very well off family, Will is just a nora

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* HumbleHero: Compared to Helen, who shown to come from a very well off family, Will is just a noranormal kid.



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%%* AttentionDeficitOohShiny: Look! It's Octopaw!

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%%* * AttentionDeficitOohShiny: Look! They have a tendancy to be distraced by whatever looks like it will be more fun at the moment, the biggest example of this is the Octopaw missions.
* BerserkButton: Being under anyone else's control or authority.
It's Octopaw!the main reason they rebelled against Wizeman, and also why they don't get on great with Owl in the second game.



* BigBrotherMentor: A bit more like this to Will and Helen than Elliot and Claris. Understandable, as Will and Helen are 12 while Claris and Elliot are about 15.

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* BigBrotherMentor: A bit more like this to Will and Helen than Elliot and Claris. Understandable, as Will and Helen are 12 while Claris and Elliot are about 15.14.



%%* [[spoiler:DisneyDeath]]

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%%* [[spoiler:DisneyDeath]]* DisneyDeath: In the true end of ''Journey of Dreams'', [[spoiler: after helping to destroy Wizeman, [=NiGHTS=] seemingly dies. TheStinger shows that they're alive and well.]]



* HeroicSacrifice: In the true end of ''Journey of Dreams'', [[spoiler: they help to destroy Wizeman, even knowing it will mean they will die as well. [[DisneyDeath They survive]]. ]]



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: They can be very insensitive and rude at times and generally care more about having fun than anything else. They also rebelled against Wizeman not because it was the right thing to do, but because they loath being under anyone else's control. That being said, they always are polite to the children, help them overcome their nightmares. And in the true end of ''Journey of Dreams'', [[spoiler: [=NiGHTS=] helps to destroy Wizeman, even knowing it will mean they will die as well.]]



* SharingABody: Helen and Will can dualize with [=NiGHTS=], which allows them to fly in their form.

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* SharingABody: Helen and Will The children in both games can dualize with [=NiGHTS=], which allows them to fly in their form.



* CurtainsMatchTheWindow: Both her hair and eyes are pink.



%%* OlderThanTheyLook
* PinkMeansFeminine: Her hair is pink and her clothes are designed to complement her hair.

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%%* OlderThanTheyLook
* OlderThanTheyLook: She's actually 14 years old in the first game.
* PinkMeansFeminine: Her hair is pink and her eyes are pink. Her clothes are also designed to complement her hair.them.



%%* CurtainsMatchTheWindow
* DavidVersusGoliath: He plays football against older, more experienced kids. His lack of confidence in himself as he faces the competition becomes a source of his nightmares.

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%%* CurtainsMatchTheWindow
* CurtainsMatchTheWindow: Both his hair and eyes are blue.
* DavidVersusGoliath: He plays football basketball against older, more experienced kids. His lack of confidence in himself as he faces the competition becomes a source of his nightmares.



%%* OlderThanTheyLook

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%%* OlderThanTheyLook* OlderThanTheyLook: He's actually 14 years old in the first game.



%%* BigFancyHouse

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%%* BigFancyHouse* BigFancyHouse: It's clear her and her mother are well off. From what we see of her house in Helen's intro, it's massive.



* InformedAttribute: Like the other children in the series, she possesses the rare Ideya of Courage. Despite this, she's afraid of nearly everything and near the end of the game, ''she actually loses her red Ideya'', something none of the other kids ever did. [=NiGHTS=] even [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] this at one point.



%%* PinkMeansFeminine: Her pink jacket.

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%%* * PinkMeansFeminine: Her Not to the extent of Claris, but she has her elements. There's her pink jacket.jacket, along with the formal pink dress she wears in the ending.



%%* HumbleHero

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%%* HumbleHero* HumbleHero: Compared to Helen, who shown to come from a very well off family, Will is just a nora



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* CoolOldGuy: While his exact age is never specified, he's a very affable grandfatherly figure.

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* ButtMonkey: He gets thrashed on, mocked, and ignored a ''lot'' throughout the second game.
* CoolOldGuy: While his exact age is never specified, he's a very affable grandfatherly figure. The only thing we know that he was there before Helen and Will were even born.



%%* MisterExposition
%%* OlderAndWiser: At least he says so.

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%%* MisterExposition
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* MisterExposition: His main purpose in the story is to explain Nightopia to the kids and thus the players. In the game, he is used to give players hints on how to proceed.
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OlderAndWiser: At least he says so. He teaches Helen and Will about the game mechanics and scolds [=NiGHTS=] for acting up.
* RememberTheNewGuy: ''Journey of Dreams'' treats him as an essential part of the world of Nightopia and someone who has always been there, while there was no mention of him in ''into Dreams'' at all.



%%* TeamDad

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%%* TeamDad
* TeamDad: He tends to act as the grandfather to the other characters. Indeed, when Will learns that [=NiGHTS=] is a nightmaren, Owl is the one who helps him come to terms with it.



%%* CardCarryingVillain

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%%* CardCarryingVillain* CardCarryingVillain: He makes no bone about the fact that he's evil, and in fact relishes in it.



* WasOnceAMan: His backstory states that he was a Visitor who was deprived of his Ideya.
* YouHaveFailedMe: He tends to pull this a lot on second-level Nightmaren, and even threatens to do this to Reala.

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* WasOnceAMan: His backstory backstory, at least in the Japanese manual for the first game, states that he was a Visitor who was deprived of his Ideya.
* YouHaveFailedMe: He In the second game, he tends to pull this a lot on second-level Nightmaren, and even threatens to do this to Reala.




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%%* CardCarryingVillain

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%%* CardCarryingVillain* CardCarryingVillain: He makes no qualm about being a villian, and is easily loving every second of it.


* ArrogantKungFuGuy: In his relationship towards [=NiGHTS=] and his desire to fight him in order to please Wizeman.
* CardCarryingVillain

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* ArrogantKungFuGuy: In his relationship towards Considers himself to be superior to [=NiGHTS=] and his desire desires to fight him them in order to please Wizeman.
* %%* CardCarryingVillain



* TheDragon
** DragonAscendant: Briefly in the comic book adaption.

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* TheDragon
**
TheDragon: Reala is Wizeman's most trusted servant, and he is blindly loyal to his master in return.
*
DragonAscendant: Briefly in the comic book adaption.



* EvilCounterpart: To [=NiGHTS=].
* EvilTwin
* GigglingVillain: In ''Journey of Dreams''.

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* EvilCounterpart: To [=NiGHTS=]. \n* EvilTwin\n They are both Nightmaren who resemble devilish harlequins, but while [=NiGHTS=] is kind and caring, Reala is cruel and sadistic.
* GigglingVillain: In Becomes one in ''Journey of Dreams''.Dreams''. The original characterization was much colder and serious, with his only dialogue being a cold order for [=NiGHTS=] to fight him.



* KickTheDog: He's practically ''made'' of this in ''Journey of Dreams''.
* LargeHam
* MirrorBoss: In the first game.
* {{Mondegreen}}: The above quote as stated by WordOfGod is slang for "Let's go, [=NiGHTS=]". However, it has been confused for the even darker (and yet more in-character) line of "There is no [=NiGHTS=]".
* NoBiologicalSex: Though he appears masculine, it's likely he shares this with his mirror image, [=NiGHTS=], and also has no gender.

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* %%* KickTheDog: He's practically ''made'' of this in ''Journey of Dreams''.
* %%* LargeHam
* MirrorBoss: In the first game.
game, [=NiGHTS=] can only harm Reala by trapping him in the paraloop, and must do so while Reala tries to do the same thing to them.
* {{Mondegreen}}: The above quote as His single line of dialogue in the first game is stated by WordOfGod is slang to be Nightmaren for "Let's go, [=NiGHTS=]". However, it has been confused for the even darker (and yet more in-character) line of "There is no [=NiGHTS=]".
* NoBiologicalSex: Though he appears masculine, it's likely he shares this with his mirror image, [=NiGHTS=], Reala is a living nightmare and also has no real gender.



* PlayingTennisWithTheBoss: In the second game.

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* %%* PlayingTennisWithTheBoss: In the second game.


* BigBad

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* BigBadBigBad: He is the source of all conflict in both the original game and its sequel.



* CardCarryingVillain

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* %%* CardCarryingVillain



* EvilSoundsDeep: In ''Journey of Dreams''.
** EvilBrit: Due to his distorted VoiceOfTheLegion, it's hard to even tell, but you can find small bits of a British accent.

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* EvilSoundsDeep: In He is given a guttural, distorted distorted VoiceOfTheLegion in ''Journey of Dreams''.
** EvilBrit: Due to his distorted VoiceOfTheLegion, it's hard to even tell, but you can find small bits of a British accent.
Dreams''.



* {{Immortality}}: Type I. It doesn't stop him from [[spoiler:being destroyed in the good ending of ''Journey of Dreams'']], however. Or does it?

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* {{Immortality}}: Type I. It apparently doesn't stop him from [[spoiler:being being destroyed in the good ending of ''Journey of Dreams'']], however. Or does it?Dreams'', however.


* BigOlEyebrows

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* %%* BigOlEyebrows



* ADogNamedDog: He's a large owl, named after his own species.



* MentorMascot
* MeaningfulName: He's a large owl, [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment named Owl.]]
* MisterExposition
* OlderAndWiser: At least he says so.
* TalkingAnimal: A talking Owl to be precise.
* TeamDad

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* %%* MentorMascot
* MeaningfulName: He's a large owl, [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment named Owl.]]
*
%%* MisterExposition
* %%* OlderAndWiser: At least he says so.
* TalkingAnimal: A talking Owl Owl, although this is mainly thanks to be precise.
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him being a living dream.
%%*
TeamDad


* {{Adorkable}}
* BewareTheNiceOnes: He may be young, and full of angst. But the kid shouldn't be underestimated.
* ButtMonkey: The poor kid has a ''really'' hard time with some situations in the Night Dimension.

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* %%* {{Adorkable}}
* %%* BewareTheNiceOnes: He may be young, and full of angst. But the kid shouldn't be underestimated.
* %%* ButtMonkey: The poor kid has a ''really'' hard time with some situations in the Night Dimension.



* {{Determinator}}: Will shows signs of this in his route.
* DotingParent: His dad is hinted at being this.
* HumbleHero

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* %%* {{Determinator}}: Will shows signs of this in his route.
* %%* DotingParent: His dad is hinted at being this.
* %%* HumbleHero


* BigFancyHouse

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* %%* BigFancyHouse



* {{Kawaiiko}}
* NaiveEverygirl
* NiceGirl
* PinkMeansFeminine: Her pink jacket.

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* %%* {{Kawaiiko}}
* %%* NaiveEverygirl
* %%* NiceGirl
* %%* PinkMeansFeminine: Her pink jacket.


* AlliterativeName
* CurtainsMatchTheWindow
* DavidVersusGoliath: He plays against older, more experienced kids.
* NiceGuy

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* %%* AlliterativeName
* %%* CurtainsMatchTheWindow
* DavidVersusGoliath: He plays football against older, more experienced kids.
*
kids. His lack of confidence in himself as he faces the competition becomes a source of his nightmares.
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NiceGuy



* OlderThanTheyLook

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* %%* OlderThanTheyLook


* CurtainsMatchTheWindow



* InformedAbility: She supposedly has a beautiful voice, but this doesn't shine through thanks to her voice actress. It gets better, if the ContinuityNod mentioned above is any indication.

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* InformedAbility: She supposedly has a beautiful voice, but this doesn't shine through thanks to until the sequel gives her voice actress. It gets better, if actress the ContinuityNod mentioned above is any indication.chance to sing one of the game's main tunes.



* LonelyRichKid
* OlderThanTheyLook

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* %%* LonelyRichKid
* %%* OlderThanTheyLook



* [[ShyBlueHairedGirl Shy Pink Haired Girl]]
* TheCutie
* WhoWearsShortShorts: In the original game.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Her [[PinkMeansFeminine pink hair]].

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* [[ShyBlueHairedGirl Shy Pink Haired Girl]]
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%%* TheCutie
* %%* WhoWearsShortShorts: In the original game.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Her [[PinkMeansFeminine pink hair]].

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