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* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: Of the RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething variety.



* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: She grows out of this during her journey to become Queen.



* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: Like the others, she's also [[RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething a royal who actually does something]].


!!!'''Voiced by''': ''ShingoHiramatsu (JP), Creator/KeithSilverstein (EN)''

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!!!'''Voiced by''': ''ShingoHiramatsu ''Creator/ShingoHiramatsu (JP), Creator/KeithSilverstein (EN)''


* EverythingsBetterWithSpinning: Twirls her spear when attacking upwards from the ground. In the remake, she acquires several skills that have her drilling and spinning in various directions.



* SpectacularSpinning: Twirls her spear when attacking upwards from the ground. In the remake, she acquires several skills that have her [[ThisIsADrill drilling]] and spinning in various directions.



* WellDoneDaughterGirl / TheUnfavorite: To make matters worst, Odin takes full advantage of her inferiority complex. [[spoiler:And by the time he truly comes to start to appreciate her, her love has been given to Oswald]].

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* WellDoneDaughterGirl / TheUnfavorite: WellDoneDaughterGirl: To make matters worst, worse, Odin takes full advantage of her inferiority complex. [[spoiler:And by the time he truly comes to start to appreciate her, her love has been given to Oswald]].



* EverythingsBetterWithSpinning: His signature horizontally-controllable aerial. Gains additional drilling and spinning skills in the remake in Arc Wheel and Spiral Claw, to name a few, and spins his own body for a series of dash attacks. Also in the remake, he spins his sword like a helicopter to descend slowly.



* SpectacularSpinning: His signature horizontally-controllable aerial. Gains additional drilling and spinning skills in the remake in Arc Wheel and Spiral Claw, to name a few, and spins his own body for a series of dash attacks. Also in the remake, he spins his sword like a helicopter to descend slowly.



* EverythingsBetterWithSpinning: Even Mercedes gets in on this in the remake, effortlessly performing entire body flips when dodging in the air.



* SpectacularSpinning: Even Mercedes gets in on this in the remake, effortlessly performing entire body flips when dodging in the air.



* [[TragicHero Tragic Heroine]]: [[spoiler:She gets the short end of the stick out of all playable characters; Gwendolyn and Oswald, Cornelius and Velvet ultimately are rewarded with love for each other at the very end of their struggle, living with such happiness till the end of their lives; while a blooming romance was basically certain for Mercedes and Ingway, both did not live to make it happen]].
**However, the true ending [[spoiler:shows that Mercedes as the World Tree extended her roots all the way down to where Ingway is in the Netherworld, with a single flower attached to the root right next to him.]]

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* [[TragicHero Tragic Heroine]]: TragicHero: [[spoiler:She gets the short end of the stick out of all playable characters; Gwendolyn and Oswald, Cornelius and Velvet ultimately are rewarded with love for each other at the very end of their struggle, living with such happiness till the end of their lives; while a blooming romance was basically certain for Mercedes and Ingway, both did not live to make it happen]].
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happen]]. However, the true ending [[spoiler:shows that Mercedes as the World Tree extended her roots all the way down to where Ingway is in the Netherworld, with a single flower attached to the root right next to him.]]



* EverythingsBetterWithSpinning: Twirls her chain when attacking in the air and as part of her basic ground combo, and performs a full body flip for her second jump. In the remake, she also flips during the end of her dash attack and has several new skills that have her spinning her chain around.



* [[LastOfHisKind Second Last Of Her Kind]]: Subverted when it turns out that the people of Valentine survived, but as Pooka.

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* [[LastOfHisKind Second Last Of Her Kind]]: LastOfHerKind: Subverted when it turns out that the people of Valentine survived, but as Pooka.



* [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Woman]]: Unlike everyone else, Velvet seems to be the only one concerned about trying to avert the Apocalypse while everyone else is too busy with their own agendas to notice or even care. To be fair, she never really bothers to ''tell'' or convince anyone to help her outside of giving her what she might happen to need from them.

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* [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Woman]]: OnlySaneMan: Unlike everyone else, Velvet seems to be the only one concerned about trying to avert the Apocalypse while everyone else is too busy with their own agendas to notice or even care. To be fair, she never really bothers to ''tell'' or convince anyone to help her outside of giving her what she might happen to need from them.



* SpectacularSpinning: Twirls her chain when attacking in the air and as part of her basic ground combo, and performs a full body flip for her second jump. In the remake, she also flips during the end of her dash attack and has several new skills that have her spinning her chain around.



* EverythingIsBetterWithSpinning: In the remake he gains two new attacks with Balor, one where he swings it around his body like a flail and the other where he throws it in front of himself and makes it spin in place, creating a vacuum that draws his opponents in.


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* SpectacularSpinning: In the remake he gains two new attacks with Balor, one where he swings it around his body like a flail and the other where he throws it in front of himself and makes it spin in place, creating a vacuum that draws his opponents in.


* DoesNotLikeShoes: She is always barefooted, even in the Winterhorn Ridge.


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** In the remake, she's the only character whose regular attacks still consume POW, since she'd be pretty broken otherwise.


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* NinetiesAntiHero: Let's see...cold and hostile towards everyone except the one person he cares about? Check. Kills his enemies without mercy? Check. EvilWeapon? Check. Darkness based superpowers? Check. His power makes him a target of supernatural attacks? Check. He can turn into a monster and angsts that this makes him a monster? Check. Black armor with impractically placed blades/spikes? Check. His powers are slowly killing him? Check. His love interest is the only one who can bring peace to his dark heart? Check.


* BareYourMidriff: And how! The game takes every opportunity to show off and draw attention to her attire (or [[{{Stripperiffic}} lack thereof]]).

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* BareYourMidriff: And how! The game takes every opportunity to show off and draw attention to her attire (or [[{{Stripperiffic}} lack thereof]]).


* HeroOfAnotherStory: He is essentially the sixth protagonist of the game and has a running plot throughout out it that is just as significant as the other fives' are, but his lack of a psypher [[spoiler:and his ultimate fate as one of the five disasters]] mean we only get glimpses of what he's up to through other heroes' eyes. WordOfGod reveals that he was considered to have his own playable chapter, but the idea was dropped due to worries that it would have a negative impact on the narrative.

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* HeroOfAnotherStory: He is essentially the sixth protagonist of the game and has a running plot throughout out it that is just as significant as the other fives' five's are, but his lack of a psypher [[spoiler:and his ultimate fate as one of the five disasters]] mean we only get glimpses of what he's up to through other heroes' eyes. WordOfGod reveals that he was considered to have his own playable chapter, but the idea was dropped due to worries that it would have a negative impact on the narrative.


* SmugSnake: To their credit, their schemes very nearly succeed, but they go about it with such overwhelming superiority complexes that it's hard not to think of them this way. [[spoiler:There's also the simple fact that for all of their near-victories, they fail.]]

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* SmugSnake: To their credit, their schemes very nearly succeed, but they go about it with such overwhelming superiority complexes that it's hard not to think of them this way. [[spoiler:There's also the simple fact that for all of their near-victories, they fail.]]]] Odin {{lampshades}} this to Onyx, stating that those who would so boldly title themselves as "Wise" are often anything but.

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* MetaphoricallyTrue: He tells Gwendolyn in her story that Oswald, in exchange for letting the matter of Gwendolyn's previous engagement to himself go, promised Onyx his unconditional service for one time only. While that ''is'' true, as revealed in Oswald's story "letting the matter go" involved the two fighting to the death over keeping Gwendolyn eternally asleep or not and Oswald offered that promise out of sympathy for the Inferno King's situation.


* DidNotSeeThatComing: [[spoiler:Despite knowing Oswald possesses Odette's power, Gallon remains confident in his victory since the prophecy states that only one with Odette's power and of his own bloodline can kill him. He's completely blindsided when he realizes he's not regenerating and demands to know who Oswald really is as he's dying, bitterly musing fate has cheated him again before finally succumbing.]]



* OffingTheOffspring: [[spoiler:He gleefuly immersed himself in the pain and pleasure of devouring his son Edmund in Armageddon, detailed in the unique cutscene by having Cornelius fight him instead of Oswald, and actually shown in the generic cutscene by having anyone else fight him]].

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* OffingTheOffspring: [[spoiler:He gleefuly gleefully immersed himself in the pain and pleasure of devouring his son Edmund in Armageddon, detailed in the unique cutscene by having Cornelius fight him instead of Oswald, and actually shown in the generic cutscene by having anyone else fight him]].


* BatmanGambit: Gwendolyn winds up being the subject of one from her father when she's given to Oswald as a bride. Odin [[spoiler: explains to both her and Oswald that she's under a spell forcing her to love him, despite no such spell even existing. Odin (correctly) deduced that Oswald, being smitten with her, would give her Titrel as a token of his affections, after which her sense of duty would compel her to return it to Odin. Unfortunately for him, he didn't count on Gwendolyn ''actually'' falling in love and becoming a SpannerInTheWorks.]]

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* BatmanGambit: Gwendolyn winds up being the subject of one from her father when she's given to Oswald as a bride. Odin [[spoiler: explains [[spoiler:explains to both her and Oswald that she's under a spell forcing her to love him, despite no such spell even existing. Odin (correctly) deduced that Oswald, being smitten with her, would give her Titrel as a token of his affections, after which her sense of duty would compel her to return it to Odin. Unfortunately for him, he didn't count on Gwendolyn ''actually'' falling in love and becoming a SpannerInTheWorks.]]



* BookEnds: She's the first playable character of the game. [[spoiler: By making the correct choices for the BossRush of the Armageddon chapter, she's the final character players control before obtaining the best ending.]]

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* BookEnds: She's the first playable character of the game. [[spoiler: By [[spoiler:By making the correct choices for the BossRush of the Armageddon chapter, she's the final character players control before obtaining the best ending.]]



* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: [[spoiler: She kills '''death'''. Let that sink in for a moment. She also kills a {{Kaiju}} dragon at the end of the game.]]

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* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: [[spoiler: She [[spoiler:She kills '''death'''. Let that sink in for a moment. She also kills a {{Kaiju}} dragon at the end of the game.]]



* HypnotizeThePrincess: Odin casts a spell on Gwendolyn forcing her to fall in love with Oswald. [[spoiler: [[AvertedTrope Or so he claims]]. Turns out no such spell exists and it's just Odin being a ManipulativeBastard again]].

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* HypnotizeThePrincess: Odin casts a spell on Gwendolyn forcing her to fall in love with Oswald. [[spoiler: [[AvertedTrope [[spoiler:[[AvertedTrope Or so he claims]]. Turns out no such spell exists and it's just Odin being a ManipulativeBastard again]].



* LovePotion: Not a true potion per se, but a spell that forces her to fall in love. [[spoiler: Ultimately subverted when we find out in Oswald's chapter that Gwendolyn wasn't under a spell at all, as no such spell exists.]]

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* LovePotion: Not a true potion per se, but a spell that forces her to fall in love. [[spoiler: Ultimately [[spoiler:Ultimately subverted when we find out in Oswald's chapter that Gwendolyn wasn't under a spell at all, as no such spell exists.]]



* SpiritAdvisor: The bird that appears to her at certain points of the game. Throughout her story, the bird appears to be a manifestation of her inner conscience, and she struggles against it often. It berates and blatantly talks down to her, throwing out nagging truths that eat at her from the inside. [[spoiler: It turns out to be the spirit of her late sister Griselda.]]

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* SpiritAdvisor: The bird that appears to her at certain points of the game. Throughout her story, the bird appears to be a manifestation of her inner conscience, and she struggles against it often. It berates and blatantly talks down to her, throwing out nagging truths that eat at her from the inside. [[spoiler: It [[spoiler:It turns out to be the spirit of her late sister Griselda.]]



* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: [[spoiler: She kills Odette and clears the way for Gallon to take over leadership of the Netherworld, unwittingly allowing him the opportunity to lead his army to Armageddon and tragically kill everyone in Ragnanival, including Odin.]]

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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: [[spoiler: She [[spoiler:She kills Odette and clears the way for Gallon to take over leadership of the Netherworld, unwittingly allowing him the opportunity to lead his army to Armageddon and tragically kill everyone in Ragnanival, including Odin.]]



** AncestralWeapon: Said sword was once used by his father [[spoiler: to fight against King Gallon, Cornelius' grandfather when he lost control of the power of [[ComicBook/CerebusTheAardvark Darkova]]]]. However, [[spoiler: this act was apparently very traumatic for his father, as, upon seeing the Psypher broadsword he used to kill Gallon, immediately goes into a HeroicBSOD]].

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** AncestralWeapon: Said sword was once used by his father [[spoiler: to [[spoiler:to fight against King Gallon, Cornelius' grandfather when he lost control of the power of [[ComicBook/CerebusTheAardvark Darkova]]]]. However, [[spoiler: this [[spoiler:this act was apparently very traumatic for his father, as, upon seeing the Psypher broadsword he used to kill Gallon, immediately goes into a HeroicBSOD]].



* InterspeciesRomance: With Velvet while he's in his Pooka form. [[spoiler: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted later]] in the good ending, where Velvet gets turned into a Pooka as well. Then they both are returned back to human form.]]

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* InterspeciesRomance: With Velvet while he's in his Pooka form. [[spoiler: [[SubvertedTrope [[spoiler:[[SubvertedTrope Subverted later]] in the good ending, where Velvet gets turned into a Pooka as well. Then they both are returned back to human form.]]



* NiceGuy: He's very courteous and reasonable. He, like Gwendolyn, is also never fought as a boss by other playable characters. He tries very hard to reason with many hostile characters throughout his story. Unfortunately, most of these conversations end in boss fights. It finally pays off when [[spoiler: Wagner carries him to his kingdom.]]

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* NiceGuy: He's very courteous and reasonable. He, like Gwendolyn, is also never fought as a boss by other playable characters. He tries very hard to reason with many hostile characters throughout his story. Unfortunately, most of these conversations end in boss fights. It finally pays off when [[spoiler: Wagner [[spoiler:Wagner carries him to his kingdom.]]



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Cornelius unwittingly leads King Valentine's spirit out of the Netherworld on his way back to Titania. Unlike some of the other examples on the part of the protagonists, it ''was'' a genuine accident (Valentine would only show him the way to Odette and freedom if he would take him with him, and Cornelius, knowing nothing of Valentine at the time, just decided it was a fair enough request and accepted), and he spends much of his story trying to make up for the collateral damage this causes. [[spoiler: Unfortunately, it can't last, and Armageddon comes along anyway.]]

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Cornelius unwittingly leads King Valentine's spirit out of the Netherworld on his way back to Titania. Unlike some of the other examples on the part of the protagonists, it ''was'' a genuine accident (Valentine would only show him the way to Odette and freedom if he would take him with him, and Cornelius, knowing nothing of Valentine at the time, just decided it was a fair enough request and accepted), and he spends much of his story trying to make up for the collateral damage this causes. [[spoiler: Unfortunately, [[spoiler:Unfortunately, it can't last, and Armageddon comes along anyway.]]



* WouldHitAGirl: Or slash at a girl, especially if Velvet is harmed in front of him (Mercedes learns this lesson the hard way). Early in his story, he even encounters a suddenly-hostile Velvet and feels like violence is the only option (although he firmly believes it isn't actually her). [[spoiler: Turns out it was just her brother Ingway in disguise, trying to break them apart]].

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* WouldHitAGirl: Or slash at a girl, especially if Velvet is harmed in front of him (Mercedes learns this lesson the hard way). Early in his story, he even encounters a suddenly-hostile Velvet and feels like violence is the only option (although he firmly believes it isn't actually her). [[spoiler: Turns [[spoiler:Turns out it was just her brother Ingway in disguise, trying to break them apart]].



* BattleCouple: While the Frog [[spoiler: Ingway]] certainly helps Mercedes in the game by defending her on two separate occasions from Beldor, the ''Little Fairy Queen'' manga plays it up with [[spoiler: Ingway]] shown protecting Mercedes from Belial when she almost gave up out of despair. They also work together to fight against Beldor when chasing him in Titania's sewers

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* BattleCouple: While the Frog [[spoiler: Ingway]] [[spoiler:Ingway]] certainly helps Mercedes in the game by defending her on two separate occasions from Beldor, the ''Little Fairy Queen'' manga plays it up with [[spoiler: Ingway]] [[spoiler:Ingway]] shown protecting Mercedes from Belial when she almost gave up out of despair. They also work together to fight against Beldor when chasing him in Titania's sewers



* MagicKiss: Mercedes meets a talking frog wanting a kiss from her in order to regain his true form. She is initially disgusted by this and keeps drawing it out. Eventually, Mercedes gives the frog a kiss, [[spoiler: turning back into Ingway.]]

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* MagicKiss: Mercedes meets a talking frog wanting a kiss from her in order to regain his true form. She is initially disgusted by this and keeps drawing it out. Eventually, Mercedes gives the frog a kiss, [[spoiler: turning [[spoiler:turning back into Ingway.]]



* MoralityPet: [[spoiler: To Ingway.]]

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* MoralityPet: [[spoiler: To [[spoiler:To Ingway.]]



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Directly, by destroying Odin's [[EpicFlail Balor]], which was created specifically for the purpose of averting TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt (although how much it would have actually ended up helping is unclear). Indirectly, by confronting Beldor [[spoiler: and causing Ingway to curse him into the form of an immortal Pooka, ensuring the sorcerer was able to survive his future ordeals and goad Gallon into returning from the Netherworld ''and'' to mind-control poor Ingway once he fully transforms into Darkova during the start of Armageddon.]]

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Directly, by destroying Odin's [[EpicFlail Balor]], which was created specifically for the purpose of averting TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt (although how much it would have actually ended up helping is unclear). Indirectly, by confronting Beldor [[spoiler: and [[spoiler:and causing Ingway to curse him into the form of an immortal Pooka, ensuring the sorcerer was able to survive his future ordeals and goad Gallon into returning from the Netherworld ''and'' to mind-control poor Ingway once he fully transforms into Darkova during the start of Armageddon.]]



* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: If she doesn't, her kingdom is doomed to collapse. [[spoiler: It was still doomed in the end, but at least she succeeds in getting revenge for it]].

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* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: If she doesn't, her kingdom is doomed to collapse. [[spoiler: It [[spoiler:It was still doomed in the end, but at least she succeeds in getting revenge for it]].



* ShipTease: Although they never officially get together [[spoiler: because of their deaths, Mercedes is heavily implied to have romantic feelings for Ingway and even confesses them to him in one of the False Endings.]]

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* ShipTease: Although they never officially get together [[spoiler: because [[spoiler:because of their deaths, Mercedes is heavily implied to have romantic feelings for Ingway and even confesses them to him in one of the False Endings.]]



* StarCrossedLovers: Ingway has to leave as soon as [[spoiler: the spell that changed him into a frog is broken]]. In the true ending, [[spoiler:Ingway is dead for their next meeting. If you choose the bad ending by fighting the first Darkova with Mercedes, they end up essentially [[SmiteMeOMightySmiter killing one another]].]]

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* StarCrossedLovers: Ingway has to leave as soon as [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the spell that changed him into a frog is broken]]. In the true ending, [[spoiler:Ingway is dead for their next meeting. If you choose the bad ending by fighting the first Darkova with Mercedes, they end up essentially [[SmiteMeOMightySmiter killing one another]].]]



**However, the true ending [[spoiler: shows that Mercedes as the World Tree extended her roots all the way down to where Ingway is in the Netherworld, with a single flower attached to the root right next to him.]]

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**However, the true ending [[spoiler: shows [[spoiler:shows that Mercedes as the World Tree extended her roots all the way down to where Ingway is in the Netherworld, with a single flower attached to the root right next to him.]]



-->'''To Skuldi [[spoiler: after slaying him]]''': ''"You have absolutely '''no''' idea how it feels to be used!"''

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-->'''To Skuldi [[spoiler: after [[spoiler:after slaying him]]''': ''"You have absolutely '''no''' idea how it feels to be used!"''



** [[spoiler: Not quite dying by himself; more like he couldn't muster up the will to fight off the Halja the next time they came for him.]]

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** [[spoiler: Not [[spoiler:Not quite dying by himself; more like he couldn't muster up the will to fight off the Halja the next time they came for him.]]



* HeroicRROD: His use of the Belderiver is chewing away at his life and soul, turning him into a Revenant. It really plays up during [[spoiler: the bad ending in which he fights Onyx, in which the transformation is complete. Horribly, unlike the other Revenants, a part of him is still aware inside of it, able to whisper Gwyndolin's name as it wanders away.]]

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* HeroicRROD: His use of the Belderiver is chewing away at his life and soul, turning him into a Revenant. It really plays up during [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the bad ending in which he fights Onyx, in which the transformation is complete. Horribly, unlike the other Revenants, a part of him is still aware inside of it, able to whisper Gwyndolin's name as it wanders away.]]



* LongLostRelative: [[spoiler: He's Cornelius's cousin, since his father was King Galleon's first son]].

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* LongLostRelative: [[spoiler: He's [[spoiler:He's Cornelius's cousin, since his father was King Galleon's first son]].



** Subverted in another manner: [[spoiler: Cornelius never finds out that Oswald is his cousin.]]

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** Subverted in another manner: [[spoiler: Cornelius [[spoiler:Cornelius never finds out that Oswald is his cousin.]]



* CallingTheOldManOut: Does this to Odin after finding out that [[spoiler: he banished Gwendolyn from his kingdom and put her in a deep sleep just for rescuing Velvet from execution]].

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* CallingTheOldManOut: Does this to Odin after finding out that [[spoiler: he [[spoiler:he banished Gwendolyn from his kingdom and put her in a deep sleep just for rescuing Velvet from execution]].



* BatmanGambit: Has two intertwining ones going on at the same time with Oswald and Gwendolyn. [[spoiler: He promises the latter as a bride to the former while claiming to both that Gwendolyn is under a spell forcing her to love her new husband, despite no such spell even existing. He correctly predicts that Oswald, being smitten with Gwendolyn, will give her the ring Titrel and that Gwendolyn, being the [[WellDoneSonGuy Well Done Daughter Girl]] she is, will pass it along to her father. Unfortunately for him, he failed to account for Gwendolyn ''actually'' falling in love down the line and taking it back]].

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* BatmanGambit: Has two intertwining ones going on at the same time with Oswald and Gwendolyn. [[spoiler: He [[spoiler:He promises the latter as a bride to the former while claiming to both that Gwendolyn is under a spell forcing her to love her new husband, despite no such spell even existing. He correctly predicts that Oswald, being smitten with Gwendolyn, will give her the ring Titrel and that Gwendolyn, being the [[WellDoneSonGuy Well Done Daughter Girl]] she is, will pass it along to her father. Unfortunately for him, he failed to account for Gwendolyn ''actually'' falling in love down the line and taking it back]].



* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Everything he did come back to bite him by the time of Armageddon, [[spoiler: notably his callous way of treating his children that's not Velvet. It blew up spectacularly with Ingway especially and Gwendolyn to a lesser extent.]]

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Everything he did come back to bite him by the time of Armageddon, [[spoiler: notably [[spoiler:notably his callous way of treating his children that's not Velvet. It blew up spectacularly with Ingway especially and Gwendolyn to a lesser extent.]]



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: With a big helping of YouCantFightFate. His chief motivation throughout most of his life is to amass enough power for himself and his kingdom to face the prophesized Armageddon. ''Almost every single action'' he takes in the pursuit of this goal ends up contributing to creation of the Five Disasters. [[spoiler: Odin's seduction of Princess Ariel triggered King Valentine's descent into insanity, eventually resulting in the latter's plan to use the Cauldron and Leventhan to destroy the world. Odin's scorn towards Ingway after the latter chose to save him at the expense of the entire nation of Valentine, led Ingway down the path of revenge and seeking the power of the Beast of Darkova. Tricking and humiliating the Three Wise Men made them work for King Gallon, which eventually gave them the idea to "win" the Armageddon by releasing undead Gallon from the Netherworld. Odin's attempts to cheat Oswald - by omitting the fact that he actually needed the ring Titrel from Wagner, and pretending to sell Gwendolyn to him, but not actually putting any sort of love spell on her, so that she would remain loyal to Odin and bring Titrel to him - trigger the final chain of events leading to the Armageddon. Not only Odin quickly lost Titrel again, ''after'' reactivating the Cauldron and thus allowing King Valentine to use it, Gwendolyn initially doing as he expected and giving Titrel to him resulted in Oswald's [[DeathIsCheap (temporary) death]] and destruction of Queen Odette, which made releasing King Gallon actually possible. For that matter, Odin only had to go through the trouble of using Oswald because of the pact he made with Wagner before, to gain yet more power. The only Disaster that is only indirectly related to Odin's actions is King Onyx, who was slighted by Odin as well (Gwendolyn was initially promised to him) but didn't consider that a sufficient reason to burn the world.]] Basically the extent to which he channeled this trope is probably the reason why the game is named after him.

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: With a big helping of YouCantFightFate. His chief motivation throughout most of his life is to amass enough power for himself and his kingdom to face the prophesized Armageddon. ''Almost every single action'' he takes in the pursuit of this goal ends up contributing to creation of the Five Disasters. [[spoiler: Odin's [[spoiler:Odin's seduction of Princess Ariel triggered King Valentine's descent into insanity, eventually resulting in the latter's plan to use the Cauldron and Leventhan to destroy the world. Odin's scorn towards Ingway after the latter chose to save him at the expense of the entire nation of Valentine, led Ingway down the path of revenge and seeking the power of the Beast of Darkova. Tricking and humiliating the Three Wise Men made them work for King Gallon, which eventually gave them the idea to "win" the Armageddon by releasing undead Gallon from the Netherworld. Odin's attempts to cheat Oswald - by omitting the fact that he actually needed the ring Titrel from Wagner, and pretending to sell Gwendolyn to him, but not actually putting any sort of love spell on her, so that she would remain loyal to Odin and bring Titrel to him - trigger the final chain of events leading to the Armageddon. Not only Odin quickly lost Titrel again, ''after'' reactivating the Cauldron and thus allowing King Valentine to use it, Gwendolyn initially doing as he expected and giving Titrel to him resulted in Oswald's [[DeathIsCheap (temporary) death]] and destruction of Queen Odette, which made releasing King Gallon actually possible. For that matter, Odin only had to go through the trouble of using Oswald because of the pact he made with Wagner before, to gain yet more power. The only Disaster that is only indirectly related to Odin's actions is King Onyx, who was slighted by Odin as well (Gwendolyn was initially promised to him) but didn't consider that a sufficient reason to burn the world.]] Basically the extent to which he channeled this trope is probably the reason why the game is named after him.



* PapaWolf: The Halja found out that threatening his favorite child isn't wise at all. He also shows up at Onyx's kingdom when Gwendolyn's kidnapped and taken there. [[spoiler: He leaves only after letting Onyx know no spell can really make Gwendolyn love him.]]

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* PapaWolf: The Halja found out that threatening his favorite child isn't wise at all. He also shows up at Onyx's kingdom when Gwendolyn's kidnapped and taken there. [[spoiler: He [[spoiler:He leaves only after letting Onyx know no spell can really make Gwendolyn love him.]]



Odin's daughter and Gwendolyn's elder sister, she was the strongest valkyrie of Ragnanival and the favorite of the Demon King. However, she was slain in battle. [[spoiler: She reappears to Gwendolyn taking the form of a little bird and her ghost appears to Odin right before his death.]]

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Odin's daughter and Gwendolyn's elder sister, she was the strongest valkyrie of Ragnanival and the favorite of the Demon King. However, she was slain in battle. [[spoiler: She [[spoiler:She reappears to Gwendolyn taking the form of a little bird and her ghost appears to Odin right before his death.]]



* PosthumousCharacter: In most of Gwendolyn's story. She makes a few appearances in the Cornelius's prior to the battle in which she perishes. [[spoiler: Then again, TheReveal that ''she'' is the bluebird that tells Gwendolyn that she should be happy herself rather than act to please her father changes things a little.]]
* ShipperOnDeck: [[spoiler: As the blue bird, she encourages Gwendolyn's budding feelings for Oswald.]]

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* PosthumousCharacter: In most of Gwendolyn's story. She makes a few appearances in the Cornelius's prior to the battle in which she perishes. [[spoiler: Then [[spoiler:Then again, TheReveal that ''she'' is the bluebird that tells Gwendolyn that she should be happy herself rather than act to please her father changes things a little.]]
* ShipperOnDeck: [[spoiler: As [[spoiler:As the blue bird, she encourages Gwendolyn's budding feelings for Oswald.]]



* WeHardlyKnewYe: She doesn't get much characterization before she dies, [[spoiler: though the bird provides more.]]

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* WeHardlyKnewYe: She doesn't get much characterization before she dies, [[spoiler: though [[spoiler:though the bird provides more.]]



* InferredHolocaust: Probably [[spoiler: perishes during Armageddon, even in the good ending, as Gwendolyn sees Winterhorn collapse into the sea.]]

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* InferredHolocaust: Probably [[spoiler: perishes [[spoiler:perishes during Armageddon, even in the good ending, as Gwendolyn sees Winterhorn collapse into the sea.]]



* SoleSurvivor: Briefly, during the bad endings, [[spoiler: as she stands on the last, tiny piece of ground on Erion, and whispers that it is a terrible ending.]]

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* SoleSurvivor: Briefly, during the bad endings, [[spoiler: as [[spoiler:as she stands on the last, tiny piece of ground on Erion, and whispers that it is a terrible ending.]]



* KickTheDog: [[spoiler: He really had to deliver that last TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to a dying Oswald, hadn't he?]]

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* KickTheDog: [[spoiler: He [[spoiler:He really had to deliver that last TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to a dying Oswald, hadn't he?]]



* MeaningfulName: Nidhogg. [[spoiler: The dragon who chews the roots of the cosmic tree Yggdrasil (aka Mercedes). It's an important hint that she's supposed to be the one to kill Onyx at Ragnarok.]]

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* MeaningfulName: Nidhogg. [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The dragon who chews the roots of the cosmic tree Yggdrasil (aka Mercedes). It's an important hint that she's supposed to be the one to kill Onyx at Ragnarok.]]



* InferredHolocaust: Probably [[spoiler: perishes along with the pookas during Armageddon, even in the good ending, as Gwendolyn sees Winterhorn collapse into the sea.]]

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* InferredHolocaust: Probably [[spoiler: perishes [[spoiler:perishes along with the pookas during Armageddon, even in the good ending, as Gwendolyn sees Winterhorn collapse into the sea.]]



The human king of Titania, and father of Cornelius. In the past he fought and slain his father Gallon when the latter abused the Darkova spell. [[spoiler: Uh, also his brother Edgar is Oswald's father, so he's Oswald's uncle.]]

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The human king of Titania, and father of Cornelius. In the past he fought and slain his father Gallon when the latter abused the Darkova spell. [[spoiler: Uh, [[spoiler:Uh, also his brother Edgar is Oswald's father, so he's Oswald's uncle.]]



* AllForNothing: During Cornelius's story, he throws off the Wise Men's yoke, becomes a strong king again, and sets about repealing their oppressive laws and winning back the hearts and minds of the Titanian people. [[spoiler: Then his insane undead father returns from the Netherworld at the head of an army of ghosts, slaughters the entire population, and eats poor Edmund alive.]]

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* AllForNothing: During Cornelius's story, he throws off the Wise Men's yoke, becomes a strong king again, and sets about repealing their oppressive laws and winning back the hearts and minds of the Titanian people. [[spoiler: Then [[spoiler:Then his insane undead father returns from the Netherworld at the head of an army of ghosts, slaughters the entire population, and eats poor Edmund alive.]]



* BackstabBackfire: [[spoiler: Oswald held Skuldi at swordpoint, demanding Gwendolyn's whereabouts. When told, Oswald turns his back, in which Skuldi attempts to attack him. Unfortunately for him, Oswald was smart enough to anticipate this and run Skuldi through. It didn't help Skuldi had also pressed Oswald's BerserkButton by saying Gwendolyn is nothing more that a tool to use]].

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* BackstabBackfire: [[spoiler: Oswald [[spoiler:Oswald held Skuldi at swordpoint, demanding Gwendolyn's whereabouts. When told, Oswald turns his back, in which Skuldi attempts to attack him. Unfortunately for him, Oswald was smart enough to anticipate this and run Skuldi through. It didn't help Skuldi had also pressed Oswald's BerserkButton by saying Gwendolyn is nothing more that a tool to use]].



* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: They're not really on anyone's side but their own, so it's to be expected, but the most pronounced example comes in Mercedes' chapter. [[spoiler: She seeks out Beldor to support her for the throne just as he supported her mother, but Oswald has already been by to persuade him into backing Melvin.]]
* TheDogBitesBack: [[spoiler: Belial chowing down on Urzur after every other appearance acting as their attack dog]]

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* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: They're not really on anyone's side but their own, so it's to be expected, but the most pronounced example comes in Mercedes' chapter. [[spoiler: She [[spoiler:She seeks out Beldor to support her for the throne just as he supported her mother, but Oswald has already been by to persuade him into backing Melvin.]]
* TheDogBitesBack: [[spoiler: Belial [[spoiler:Belial chowing down on Urzur after every other appearance acting as their attack dog]]



* KickTheSonOfABitch: All of them. [[spoiler: A mortally wounded Belial devouring Urzur in a TakingYouWithMe. Oswald gutting Skuldi for badmouthing Gwendolyn. Ingway first cursing Beldor into a Pooka then Cornelius stabbing the Ghoulish Beldor during Armageddon when he thinks Ingway has died.]]

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* KickTheSonOfABitch: All of them. [[spoiler: A [[spoiler:A mortally wounded Belial devouring Urzur in a TakingYouWithMe. Oswald gutting Skuldi for badmouthing Gwendolyn. Ingway first cursing Beldor into a Pooka then Cornelius stabbing the Ghoulish Beldor during Armageddon when he thinks Ingway has died.]]



* SmugSnake: To their credit, their schemes very nearly succeed, but they go about it with such overwhelming superiority complexes that it's hard not to think of them this way. [[spoiler: There's also the simple fact that for all of their near-victories, they fail.]]

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* SmugSnake: To their credit, their schemes very nearly succeed, but they go about it with such overwhelming superiority complexes that it's hard not to think of them this way. [[spoiler: There's [[spoiler:There's also the simple fact that for all of their near-victories, they fail.]]



* TakingYouWithMe: [[spoiler: As mentioned, Belial uses his final moments take bloody vengeance on one of the wizards who enslaved him.]]
* TreacherousAdvisor: Urzur to the Titania royal family and Beldor to the Ringford royals [[spoiler: Specifically, it was Urzur who dumped Corenlius in the Underworld so Ingway could take his place and charm the Darkova spell out of King Edmund. On the Ringford side, Beldor switched sides as often as he changed socks.]] Skuldi also coaxed Brigan's TheStarscream tendencies and kept an eye on the Valentinian twins.

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* TakingYouWithMe: [[spoiler: As [[spoiler:As mentioned, Belial uses his final moments take bloody vengeance on one of the wizards who enslaved him.]]
* TreacherousAdvisor: Urzur to the Titania royal family and Beldor to the Ringford royals [[spoiler: Specifically, [[spoiler:Specifically, it was Urzur who dumped Corenlius in the Underworld so Ingway could take his place and charm the Darkova spell out of King Edmund. On the Ringford side, Beldor switched sides as often as he changed socks.]] Skuldi also coaxed Brigan's TheStarscream tendencies and kept an eye on the Valentinian twins.



* DidNotSeeThatComing: [[spoiler: Says it word for word when he realizes just who Mercedes [[WorldTree really]] is.]]

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* DidNotSeeThatComing: [[spoiler: Says [[spoiler:Says it word for word when he realizes just who Mercedes [[WorldTree really]] is.]]



* EvilCounterpart: To Oswald. WhiteHairBlackHeart? Check. [[TheDreaded Bad reputation]]? Check. Able to [[OneWingedAngel transform]]? Check. [[spoiler: Royalty?]] Check. NiceGuy? [[JerkJock Haha]], '''[[{{Yandere}} no]]'''. In fact, this is the root of Onyx's [[GreenEyedMonster hatred for Oswald]], as he can't understand how Gwendolyn could love someone so similar to [[IAmAMonster himself]] when by all rights she should shun him as well.

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* EvilCounterpart: To Oswald. WhiteHairBlackHeart? Check. [[TheDreaded Bad reputation]]? Check. Able to [[OneWingedAngel transform]]? Check. [[spoiler: Royalty?]] [[spoiler:Royalty?]] Check. NiceGuy? [[JerkJock Haha]], '''[[{{Yandere}} no]]'''. In fact, this is the root of Onyx's [[GreenEyedMonster hatred for Oswald]], as he can't understand how Gwendolyn could love someone so similar to [[IAmAMonster himself]] when by all rights she should shun him as well.



* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: [[spoiler: What happens if he fights Gwendolyn in Armageddon. He kills her, and basically commits suicide afterwards.]]

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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: [[spoiler: What [[spoiler:What happens if he fights Gwendolyn in Armageddon. He kills her, and basically commits suicide afterwards.]]



* TakingYouWithMe: [[spoiler: He chomps Urzur in half in his final moments. A huge OhCrap for the latter.]]

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* TakingYouWithMe: [[spoiler: He [[spoiler:He chomps Urzur in half in his final moments. A huge OhCrap for the latter.]]



The last dragon and one of the five disasters of Armageddon. Was kidnapped when still an egg and hatched in Volkenon Lava Pits by King Valentine in order to use him for his revenge. Despite his tiny size, it's incredibly powerful and dangerous and the crown of Valentine grants him power. [[spoiler: During Armageddon he's put inside the Cauldron where he absorbs the Phozons and becomes a gargantuan wyrm, bringer of chaos. He's finally killed by Gwendolyn who uses her spear to slash his horn, removing his crown and killing him.]]

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The last dragon and one of the five disasters of Armageddon. Was kidnapped when still an egg and hatched in Volkenon Lava Pits by King Valentine in order to use him for his revenge. Despite his tiny size, it's incredibly powerful and dangerous and the crown of Valentine grants him power. [[spoiler: During [[spoiler:During Armageddon he's put inside the Cauldron where he absorbs the Phozons and becomes a gargantuan wyrm, bringer of chaos. He's finally killed by Gwendolyn who uses her spear to slash his horn, removing his crown and killing him.]]



* AchillesHeel: The Crown of Valentine. If knocked off his head, he can't use his powerful breath attacks without it. [[spoiler: It also becomes embedded in the horn of his final form, forming a weak spot]].

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* AchillesHeel: The Crown of Valentine. If knocked off his head, he can't use his powerful breath attacks without it. [[spoiler: It [[spoiler:It also becomes embedded in the horn of his final form, forming a weak spot]].



* ShoutOut: [[spoiler: Adult Leventhan resembles [[Franchise/DragonBall Shenron]].]]

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* ShoutOut: [[spoiler: Adult [[spoiler:Adult Leventhan resembles [[Franchise/DragonBall Shenron]].]]



* EvenEvilHasStandards: She is a royal bitch who rules the place in cruelty and views anyone among the living, royals or otherwise, as inferior. But she detests the idea of letting the world be destroyed, [[spoiler: and she wants to keep King Gallon secure, knowing how dangerous and vile he was when he was alive, and how he hasn't become otherwise even after death. Of course, she was also the one who made him an immortal corpse to torture him.]]

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: She is a royal bitch who rules the place in cruelty and views anyone among the living, royals or otherwise, as inferior. But she detests the idea of letting the world be destroyed, [[spoiler: and [[spoiler:and she wants to keep King Gallon secure, knowing how dangerous and vile he was when he was alive, and how he hasn't become otherwise even after death. Of course, she was also the one who made him an immortal corpse to torture him.]]



* EvilFeelsGood: Nightmarishly so; the Darkova curse transforms all pain into pleasure. [[spoiler: And what could hurt more than killing your family and kingdom?]]

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* EvilFeelsGood: Nightmarishly so; the Darkova curse transforms all pain into pleasure. [[spoiler: And [[spoiler:And what could hurt more than killing your family and kingdom?]]



* HeWhoMustNotBeSeen: Is always hiding in the shadows, and refuses to let anyone look at him. [[spoiler: He finally shows himself during Armageddon, and it's pretty easy to see why he was hiding.]]

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* HeWhoMustNotBeSeen: Is always hiding in the shadows, and refuses to let anyone look at him. [[spoiler: He [[spoiler:He finally shows himself during Armageddon, and it's pretty easy to see why he was hiding.]]



* JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope: [[spoiler: After Ingway turns into the Darkova, he goes hopelessly mad and start his march to the world of the living. Apparently, one of the reasons he stayed in the Netherworld even after her death was that the air in the ordinary world drives him back into a killing frenzy]].
* NighInvulnerable: Only the powers of Odette and the blood of Titania's royal family can slay him for good. [[spoiler: Oswald is the chosen one for this job, since he has both.]]

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* JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope: [[spoiler: After [[spoiler:After Ingway turns into the Darkova, he goes hopelessly mad and start his march to the world of the living. Apparently, one of the reasons he stayed in the Netherworld even after her death was that the air in the ordinary world drives him back into a killing frenzy]].
* NighInvulnerable: Only the powers of Odette and the blood of Titania's royal family can slay him for good. [[spoiler: Oswald [[spoiler:Oswald is the chosen one for this job, since he has both.]]



* BattleCouple: [[spoiler: During his time traveling with Mercedes as a frog, Ingway protects her on more than one occasion. The manga takes this farther with them shown fighting side by side and he is even somehow able to briefly transform back into a human to save Mercedes after she falls off a bridge due not being able to fly because of her hurt wing.]]

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* BattleCouple: [[spoiler: During [[spoiler:During his time traveling with Mercedes as a frog, Ingway protects her on more than one occasion. The manga takes this farther with them shown fighting side by side and he is even somehow able to briefly transform back into a human to save Mercedes after she falls off a bridge due not being able to fly because of her hurt wing.]]



* HeroOfAnotherStory: He is essentially the sixth protagonist of the game and has a running plot throughout out it that is just as significant as the other fives' are, but his lack of a psypher [[spoiler: and his ultimate fate as one of the five disasters]] mean we only get glimpses of what he's up to through other heroes' eyes. WordOfGod reveals that he was considered to have his own playable chapter, but the idea was dropped due to worries that it would have a negative impact on the narrative.
* HiddenDepths: Ingway is presented as entirely villainous in Cornelius' story, and a constant headache for Velvet in her own. [[spoiler: In Mercedes' story he's remarkably kinder and more helpful; admittedly, he ''is'' trying to get into her good graces enough that she'll de-frog him, but he also helps her a few times in ways she's not even aware of, possibly due to CharacterDevelopment, and fully believes he's going to die right before she gives him a kiss.]]

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* HeroOfAnotherStory: He is essentially the sixth protagonist of the game and has a running plot throughout out it that is just as significant as the other fives' are, but his lack of a psypher [[spoiler: and [[spoiler:and his ultimate fate as one of the five disasters]] mean we only get glimpses of what he's up to through other heroes' eyes. WordOfGod reveals that he was considered to have his own playable chapter, but the idea was dropped due to worries that it would have a negative impact on the narrative.
* HiddenDepths: Ingway is presented as entirely villainous in Cornelius' story, and a constant headache for Velvet in her own. [[spoiler: In [[spoiler:In Mercedes' story he's remarkably kinder and more helpful; admittedly, he ''is'' trying to get into her good graces enough that she'll de-frog him, but he also helps her a few times in ways she's not even aware of, possibly due to CharacterDevelopment, and fully believes he's going to die right before she gives him a kiss.]]



* HoistByHisOwnPetard: If he hadn't decided to [[spoiler: curse Beldor into a pooka]], the sorcerer wouldn't've been able to [[spoiler: return from death at Armageddon and enslave him before he can destroy the Cauldron and stop it]].

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: If he hadn't decided to [[spoiler: curse [[spoiler:curse Beldor into a pooka]], the sorcerer wouldn't've been able to [[spoiler: return [[spoiler:return from death at Armageddon and enslave him before he can destroy the Cauldron and stop it]].



* JerkAss[=/=]JerkassWoobie: Cold, manipulative and condescending to nearly everyone, but had an awful life growing up that generally justifies his behavior. He is especially harsh with his own twin sister at times. [[spoiler: Strangely, he acts the most gentle with Mercedes, although that's because he's fallen in love with her by the time they part ways in Titania's sewer.]]

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* JerkAss[=/=]JerkassWoobie: Cold, manipulative and condescending to nearly everyone, but had an awful life growing up that generally justifies his behavior. He is especially harsh with his own twin sister at times. [[spoiler: Strangely, [[spoiler:Strangely, he acts the most gentle with Mercedes, although that's because he's fallen in love with her by the time they part ways in Titania's sewer.]]



* MutualKill: [[spoiler: If you pit Mercedes, Gwendolyn, or Oswald against the Darkova during the Armageddon, this is the result. He'll also pull this on Beldor with his last breath during said endings as well]].

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* MutualKill: [[spoiler: If [[spoiler:If you pit Mercedes, Gwendolyn, or Oswald against the Darkova during the Armageddon, this is the result. He'll also pull this on Beldor with his last breath during said endings as well]].



* ShipTease: With Mercedes. By the time they part ways in Titania's sewer [[spoiler: after Mercedes has kissed him to break the frog curse on him]], Ingway has greatly warmed up to her and treats her gently, even more so than with Velvet. [[spoiler: During the True Ending of Armageddon, his last words have him wishing he could see Mercedes one more time while, in the False End if Mercedes is pitted against the Darkova, he screams for the heavens to kill him, as he only then realized that he loved her.]]

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* ShipTease: With Mercedes. By the time they part ways in Titania's sewer [[spoiler: after [[spoiler:after Mercedes has kissed him to break the frog curse on him]], Ingway has greatly warmed up to her and treats her gently, even more so than with Velvet. [[spoiler: During [[spoiler:During the True Ending of Armageddon, his last words have him wishing he could see Mercedes one more time while, in the False End if Mercedes is pitted against the Darkova, he screams for the heavens to kill him, as he only then realized that he loved her.]]



* TragicHero: While he does have many positive qualities, his quest for revenge and regret for his past actions drive him to do many evil things, [[spoiler: and play a key part in the end of the world]]. To be fair though, he did all of it because [[spoiler:he believed that his mother had cursed him to meet his end and she had died after he and Velvet betrayed her]].

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* TragicHero: While he does have many positive qualities, his quest for revenge and regret for his past actions drive him to do many evil things, [[spoiler: and [[spoiler:and play a key part in the end of the world]]. To be fair though, he did all of it because [[spoiler:he believed that his mother had cursed him to meet his end and she had died after he and Velvet betrayed her]].



* WellDoneSonGuy: [[spoiler: His main motivation, which eventually lead to the destruction of Valentine]].

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* WellDoneSonGuy: [[spoiler: His [[spoiler:His main motivation, which eventually lead to the destruction of Valentine]].



* FreudianExcuse: He claims that he infused not only some of his magical power into the coins of his country, but also put all of his "virtuous spirit" into them as well. It ''was'' after this that his citizens noticed a change for the worse in him. [[spoiler: And the interactive echo of his past self summoned by the coins gives the impression that his claims are true, and he might actually have been a decent guy, once.]]

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* FreudianExcuse: He claims that he infused not only some of his magical power into the coins of his country, but also put all of his "virtuous spirit" into them as well. It ''was'' after this that his citizens noticed a change for the worse in him. [[spoiler: And [[spoiler:And the interactive echo of his past self summoned by the coins gives the impression that his claims are true, and he might actually have been a decent guy, once.]]



The late Princess of Valentine, daughter of the King of Valentine, [[spoiler: lover to King Odin]], and mother to their children Velvet and Ingway. While she's never heard or seen in-game, she nonetheless plays a pivotal role in Velvet, Ingway, King Valentine, [[spoiler: and Odin's]] backstories.

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The late Princess of Valentine, daughter of the King of Valentine, [[spoiler: lover [[spoiler:lover to King Odin]], and mother to their children Velvet and Ingway. While she's never heard or seen in-game, she nonetheless plays a pivotal role in Velvet, Ingway, King Valentine, [[spoiler: and [[spoiler:and Odin's]] backstories.



* StarCrossedLovers: [[spoiler: With Odin. Despite the war raging between Ragnanival and Valentine, the two fell in love with each other and Odin ended up impregnating her with the twins. He had to leave before they were born and she ultimately dies at the hands of her own father for having birthed his children. Odin has been heartbroken ever since.]]

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* StarCrossedLovers: [[spoiler: With [[spoiler:With Odin. Despite the war raging between Ragnanival and Valentine, the two fell in love with each other and Odin ended up impregnating her with the twins. He had to leave before they were born and she ultimately dies at the hands of her own father for having birthed his children. Odin has been heartbroken ever since.]]



* LegendFadesToMyth: Alice reads about the adventures of the playable characters through storybooks in her attic. [[spoiler: At one point, Cornelius and Velvet as Pookas come to take a coin attached to one of the books. In addition, she has features from both Gwendolyn and Oswald.]]

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* LegendFadesToMyth: Alice reads about the adventures of the playable characters through storybooks in her attic. [[spoiler: At [[spoiler:At one point, Cornelius and Velvet as Pookas come to take a coin attached to one of the books. In addition, she has features from both Gwendolyn and Oswald.]]


[[folder: King Valentine and Princess Ariel]]

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[[folder: King Valentine and Princess Ariel]]Valentine]]




!!Princess Ariel

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\n!!Princess Ariel\n[[/folder]]

[[folder: Princess Ariel]]

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* ShipperOnDeck: [[spoiler: As the blue bird, she encourages Gwendolyn's budding feelings for Oswald.]]

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* {{Magic Skirt}}: Despite the front of her Showgirl Skirt being easily short enough to give {{Panty Shots}} AND her acrobatic dancerlike fighting style, the player never gets a good look what if anything is under that skirt.


* HowTheMightyHaveFallen: From the king of the most powerful nation in Erion to a mad cursed beast trying to destroy the world. [[spoiler:Ingway]] {{lampshades}} it in Armageddon when they confront each other face-to-face for the first time.



* OffingTheOffSpring: He strangled his own daughter when he found out that she fell in love with Odin and gave birth to his children.

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* OffingTheOffSpring: He strangled his own daughter when he found out that she fell in love with Odin and gave birth to his children. He threatened to do this to his own grandchildren too, [[spoiler:but he balks when he finally has the chance to do it in Armageddon to Velvet, due to her resemblance to Ariel making him hesitate.]]
* OhCrap: Several times, such as when he realizes Odin wasn't quite as injured as he pretended to be, [[spoiler:or when Ingway reveals he knows the Darkova spell.]]


* AbusiveParent: While he didn't outright physical like most example of this trope, Odin have no problem using his children to achieve his goal and inflicting emotional scar in the process. [[spoiler: Most notably to Ingway and Gwendolyn.]]
* AllForNothing: Where his ambition had led him to, his country in ruins, his prized weapon lay broken and none of his children was by his side. [[spoiler: except for Griselda who is already dead.]]

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* AbusiveParent: While he didn't not outright physical like most example examples of this trope, Odin have has no problem using his children to achieve his goal goals and inflicting emotional scar scars in the process. [[spoiler: Most [[spoiler:Most notably to Ingway and Gwendolyn.]]
* AllForNothing: Where his ambition had led ultimately leads him to, to: his country in ruins, his prized weapon lay broken and none of his children was by his side. [[spoiler: except side at the end. [[spoiler:Except for Griselda who is already dead.]]

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