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->The main character of ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII'', ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedBrotherhood'' and ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedRevelations''. The son of a Florentine banker (and ex-Assassin) from [[UsefulNotes/TheRenaissance Renaissance Italy]] whose life of luxury was shattered when his father and brothers were framed and executed. Seeking vengeance, he embraced his true heritage as an Assassin, and worked his way up to become one of the most prominent leaders the order had ever known.

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->The ->[[Characters/AssassinsCreedEzioAuditoreTrilogyEzioAuditore Ezio Auditore]] is the main character of ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII'', ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedBrotherhood'' and ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedRevelations''. The son of a Florentine banker (and ex-Assassin) from [[UsefulNotes/TheRenaissance Renaissance Italy]] whose life of luxury was shattered when his father and brothers were framed and executed. Seeking vengeance, he embraced his true heritage as an Assassin, and worked his way up to become one of the most prominent leaders the order had ever known.

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* SomeDexterityRequired: Just like Setsuka, his moveset is heavily reliant on frame perfect inputs, and mastering them is going to be key to using him well.


* IdentityAmnesia: Her character blurb states that she is unaware of her past...

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* IdentityAmnesia: Her character blurb states that she is unaware of her past... [[spoiler: Hints in this game and the next all but state she's an older Amy]]

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* DoesThisRemindYouofAnything: One of her grabs has her drag her opponent to the ground, which can end with her opponent's face in her bosom and afterwards, she gets off the ground clumsily and nervously apologizes.


* BlackAndWhiteInsanity: Patroklos starts off the story mode with a vehement hatred of Malfested -- to the point where he gleefully kills people he ''thinks'' are Malfested on-sight -- due to having been raised being told one killed his beloved mother and kidnapped his little sister. He is way, way, '''way''' less gung-ho about killing malfested once [[BoomerangBigot his sister reveals she is one]]. He still ''does'' it, but his obvious reluctance subverts the trope. Before Elysium's influence pushes him into that mindset again.

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* BlackAndWhiteInsanity: Patroklos starts off the story mode with a vehement hatred of Malfested -- to the point where he gleefully kills people he ''thinks'' are Malfested on-sight -- due to having been raised being told one killed his beloved mother and kidnapped his little sister. He is way, way, '''way''' less gung-ho about killing malfested once [[BoomerangBigot his sister reveals she is one]]. He still ''does'' it, but his obvious reluctance subverts the trope. Before Elysium's influence pushes him into that mindset again.



** He gets a big one after realizing that all of those people Dumas had him kill were actually innocent people, not Malfested]]. This comes within literal minutes of him discovering Dumas is actually Nightmare in disguise, and that his sister is Malfested. Needless to say, he doesn't take the triple-whammy well.

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** He gets a big one after realizing that all of those people Dumas had him kill were actually innocent people, not Malfested]].Malfested. This comes within literal minutes of him discovering Dumas is actually Nightmare in disguise, and that his sister is Malfested. Needless to say, he doesn't take the triple-whammy well.



* {{Hypocrite}}: One of his victory quotes has him shouting "I fight in the way I see fit!" yet he is an UnwittingPawn of Graf Dumas and later Elysium.

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* {{Hypocrite}}: One of his victory quotes has him shouting "I fight in the way I see fit!" fit!", yet he is an UnwittingPawn of Graf Dumas and later Elysium.



* {{Leitmotif}}: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWXRBHerxKo ''Sword of Resolution'']]

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* {{Leitmotif}}: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWXRBHerxKo ''Sword of Resolution'']] Resolution'']].



-> After discovering that Graf Dumas was Nightmare and his sister was Malfested, Patroklos flees to Schwarzwind and explains what happened. He has a vision of Elysium, an angelic woman who claims to be his mother and tells him she will guide him and asks he restore Soul Calibur to its full power. Siegfried and Z.W.E.I test his resolve to fight Nightmare even if it means having to kill his sister, but Patroklos reaffirms his desire to save Pyrrha. Soul Calibur transforms into a katana-like sword, and Patroklos sets out to restore it with the help of Ivy, Lexia, Natsu, and Xiba. Once Soul Calibur is restored, Elysium informs Patroklos that the only way to save Pyrrha is to put her out her misery. Taking up Soul Calibur, Patroklos coldly kills Pyrrha, sealing Soul Edge in crystal and bringing about a new age of order as Soul Calibur's host. Patroklos then awakens in Astral Chaos, realizing he never saved anyone, and with advice from Edge Master returns to the world at the moment where Soul Calibur is restored. This time he turns down Elysium, who throws him back into Astral Chaos. With Edge Master's help, Patroklos asserts his will and escapes, facing Pyrrha once more. Elysium tries to take over him, revealing herself to be the will of Soul Calibur, but Patroklos defeats her, and with Pyrrha's help sends both swords into Astral Chaos. The two siblings reconcile, and walk off together.

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-> After discovering that Graf Dumas was Nightmare and his sister was Malfested, Patroklos flees to Schwarzwind and explains what happened. He has a vision of Elysium, an angelic woman who claims to be his mother and tells him she will guide him and asks he restore Soul Calibur to its full power. Siegfried and Z.W.E.I test his resolve to fight Nightmare even if it means having to kill his sister, but Patroklos reaffirms his desire to save Pyrrha. Soul Calibur transforms into a katana-like sword, and Patroklos sets out to restore it with the help of Ivy, Lexia, Natsu, and Xiba. Once Soul Calibur is restored, Elysium informs Patroklos that the only way to save Pyrrha is to put her out her misery. Taking up Soul Calibur, Patroklos coldly kills Pyrrha, sealing Soul Edge in crystal and bringing about a new age of order as Soul Calibur's host. Patroklos then awakens in Astral Chaos, realizing he never saved anyone, and with advice from Edge Master Master, returns to the world at the moment where Soul Calibur is restored. This time he turns down Elysium, who throws him back into Astral Chaos. With Edge Master's help, Patroklos asserts his will and escapes, facing Pyrrha once more. Elysium tries to take over him, revealing herself to be the will of Soul Calibur, but Patroklos defeats her, and with Pyrrha's help sends both swords into Astral Chaos. The two siblings reconcile, and walk off together.



* BattleInTheCenterOfTheMind: When he rejects Elysium's manipulation, she attempts to outright seize control of his body and turn her into her equivalent of Nightmare. Patroklos manages to defeat her.

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* BattleInTheCenterOfTheMind: When he rejects Elysium's manipulation, she attempts to outright seize control of his body and turn her him into her equivalent of Nightmare. Patroklos manages to defeat her.



* CrystalPrison: ''The holy spirit sword Soul Calibur'' of all things does this to him as part of an invocation of DemonicPossession towards the end of the story mode. Pyrrha helps him break free.

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* CrystalPrison: ''The ''[[UnholyHolySword The holy spirit sword Soul Calibur'' Calibur]]'' of all things does this to him as part of an invocation of DemonicPossession towards the end of the story mode. Pyrrha helps him break free.



* DifficultButAwesome[=/=]EliteTweak: He uses the execution-heavy style of Setsuka. Essentially a complete inversion of how he starts out, as part of his CharacterDevelopment and [[WildMassGuessing possibly the game directors desire to push players towards getting better.]]

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* DifficultButAwesome[=/=]EliteTweak: He uses the execution-heavy style of Setsuka. Essentially a complete inversion of how he starts out, as part of his CharacterDevelopment and [[WildMassGuessing possibly the game directors directors' desire to push players towards getting better.]]



* {{Leitmotif}}: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyXeo-CoH0Q ''Virtuous Heart'']]

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* {{Leitmotif}}: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyXeo-CoH0Q ''Virtuous Heart'']]Heart'']].



* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: His entire thought process after killing his malfested sister could be summed up as, "Uh, whoops... I need a rewind button." Luckily Edge Master granted that wish.
* SingleStrokeBattle: His Critical Edge. It's basically a less flashy version of Setsuka's Critical Finish. [[RecycledINSPACE With crystals]].

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* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: His entire thought process after killing his malfested sister could be summed up as, "Uh, whoops... I need a rewind button." Luckily Luckily, Edge Master granted that wish.
* SingleStrokeBattle: His Critical Edge. It's basically a less flashy version of Setsuka's Critical Finish. [[RecycledINSPACE With crystals]].crystals.]]

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* FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling: Patroklos is the more foolish of the siblings due to his recklessness in killing innocent people whom he thought was a Malfested.


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* FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling: Pyrrha is the more responsible of the siblings, despite her timidity.


->'''Weapon(s)''' - [[HeroesPreferSwords Short sword]] and [[LuckilyMyShieldWillProtectMe shield]]; [[UnholyHolyWeapon Soul Calibur]] - [[IaijutsuPractitioner Sword and sheath]]

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->'''Weapon(s)''' - [[HeroesPreferSwords Short sword]] and [[LuckilyMyShieldWillProtectMe shield]]; [[UnholyHolyWeapon [[UnholyHolySword Soul Calibur]] - [[IaijutsuPractitioner Sword and sheath]]



--> '''Tira''': "What's that? Me? The only pawn on this board is this stupid little girl!" *''Smack!''*
--> '''Patroklos''': "You ''BITCH!!''"

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--> '''Tira''': "What's that? Me? The only pawn on this board is this stupid little girl!" *''Smack!''*
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*''Smack!''*\\
'''Patroklos''': "You ''BITCH!!''"


* LightIsNotGood: She is the AnthropomorphicPersonification of [[UnholyHolySword Soul Calibur]].

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* LightIsNotGood: She is the AnthropomorphicPersonification of [[UnholyHolySword Soul Calibur]]. As was discovered in ''IV'', it doesn't necessarily want justice and peace but unfettered order and serenity so it will go to extreme lengths to impose those upon the world.


* InTheHood: He wears the iconic hooded robes of the Brotherhood of Assassins.

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* IconicOutfit: He wears his hooded white robes from ''Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood''.
* InTheHood: He wears the iconic hooded robes of the Brotherhood of Assassins.



* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: His intro quote as the first fighter ("Insieme per la vittoria!") roughly translate to "Together, we will be victorious!". Make of it what you will [[labelnote:*]]Maybe he's talking to Desmond?[[/labelnote]]. It also counts as a ShoutOut, to the first words we hear him say in VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII. Alternatively, it may just be "together" in a rhetorical sense, referring to the Brotherhood of Assassins.

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* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: His intro quote as the first fighter ("Insieme per la vittoria!") roughly translate to "Together, we will be victorious!". Make of it what you will [[labelnote:*]]Maybe he's talking to Desmond?[[/labelnote]].Desmond Miles?[[/labelnote]]. It also counts as a ShoutOut, to the first words we hear him say in VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII. Alternatively, it may just be "together" in a rhetorical sense, referring to the Brotherhood of Assassins.


'''Origin''' - ''UsefulNotes/{{Florence}}, Florentine Republic (Italy)'' [[note]] The flag shown here is that of the Republic of Florence. At the time the series is set, modern-day Italy was separated into several smaller city-states and Kingdoms.[[/note]]

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'''Origin''' - ''UsefulNotes/{{Florence}}, Florentine Republic ''UsefulNotes/{{Florence}} (Italy)'' [[note]] The flag shown here is that of the Republic of Florence. At the time the series is set, modern-day Italy was separated into several smaller city-states and Kingdoms.[[/note]]



->The main character of ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII''. The son of a Florentine banker (and ex-Assassin) from [[UsefulNotes/TheRenaissance Renaissance Italy]] whose life of luxury was shattered when his father and brothers were framed and executed. Seeking vengeance, he embraced his true heritage as an Assassin, and worked his way up to become one of the most prominent leaders the order had ever known.

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->The main character of ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII''.''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII'', ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedBrotherhood'' and ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedRevelations''. The son of a Florentine banker (and ex-Assassin) from [[UsefulNotes/TheRenaissance Renaissance Italy]] whose life of luxury was shattered when his father and brothers were framed and executed. Seeking vengeance, he embraced his true heritage as an Assassin, and worked his way up to become one of the most prominent leaders the order had ever known.







* BattleThemeMusic: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gt2qhuTWrs4 Uses a cover of]] ''ACII'''s [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EaRHlo4B0Y "Venice Rooftops"]] as seen in his announcement trailer.

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* BattleThemeMusic: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gt2qhuTWrs4 Uses a cover of]] ''ACII'''s ''Assassin's Creed II'''s [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EaRHlo4B0Y "Venice Rooftops"]] chase theme as seen in his announcement trailer.



* CanonWelding: The official backstory has Ezio making a stop in his quest to kill Cesare Borgia to recover a treasure that the Templars stole when they raided Forli; however, as soon as he opens the box, the Animus flips out and jumps ahead to Ezio waiting for the ship to Navarre. This sets the event just before the final battle of ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedBrotherhood''.
* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Downplayed in comparison to most examples in the series; he hails from the late 1400s, approximately one century before the events of ''Soul Calibur''.

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* CanonWelding: The official backstory has Ezio making a stop in his quest to kill Cesare Borgia to recover a treasure that the Templars stole when they raided Forli; Forlì; however, as soon as he opens the box, the Animus flips out and jumps ahead to Ezio waiting for the ship to Navarre. This sets the event just before the final battle of ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedBrotherhood''.
* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Downplayed in comparison to most examples in the series; he hails from the late 1400s, 15th century/early 16th century, approximately one century before the events of ''Soul Calibur''.



* ProfessionalKiller: His reveal trailer even dubs him "Master Assassin." Quoting [[Creator/LeonardoDaVinci Da Vinci]], "Our lives are made by the death of others."

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* ProfessionalKiller: His reveal trailer even dubs him "Master Assassin." Quoting [[Creator/LeonardoDaVinci Da Vinci]], Leonardo da Vinci, "Our lives are made by the death of others."





* MadeASlave: Prior to the events of ''SCV'', Pyrrha was sold as a slave by Dampierre and [[ReleaseYourSlaves freed]] by a nobleman's son named Jurgis (the Greek equivalent of 'George') in a slave market, and began working as a {{maid}}. Jurgis fell in love with Pyrrha, and eventually proposed to her. That night however, he was murdered. Pyrrha was [[FrameUp blamed]], arrested and imprisoned. Soon afterwards Tira, the ''real'' culprit, appeared outside her cell and with skillful words, she wormed her way into [[UnwittingPawn Pyrrha]]'s heart...

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* MadeASlave: Prior to the events of ''SCV'', Pyrrha was sold as a slave by Dampierre and [[ReleaseYourSlaves [[SlaveLiberation freed]] by a nobleman's son named Jurgis (the Greek equivalent of 'George') in a slave market, and began working as a {{maid}}. Jurgis fell in love with Pyrrha, and eventually proposed to her. That night however, he was murdered. Pyrrha was [[FrameUp blamed]], arrested and imprisoned. Soon afterwards Tira, the ''real'' culprit, appeared outside her cell and with skillful words, she wormed her way into [[UnwittingPawn Pyrrha]]'s heart...


* {{Expy}}:
** His standard fighting style is an Expy to both Cassandra and Sophitia, although his cocky and free-spirited fighting style and personality are more akin to his aunt.
** In-story, Pat starts out as cocky and self-righteous. He then goes on to suffer a MyGodWhatHaveIDone reaction from his actions in the story, is manipulated by one of the Soul Swords, and eventually wisens up and seeks atonement, haunted by his callous deeds in the past. Sounds a lot like ''Siegfried'', doesn't it?
** He's also one to [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyIV Cecil Harvey]] in terms of knights who wear all white, kills innocent people under a corrupt king, have a character arc as TheAtoner, and are voiced by Creator/YuriLowenthal.



* {{Expy}}: He has inherited Setsuka's fighting style. Minus the [[ParasolOfPain parasol]] and Japanese sword.



* {{Expy}}:
** Similar to her bro, she is one to both her mom and aunt, moreso to Sophitia due to her timid personality and fighting style.
** Her role in Story Mode matches [[VideoGame/{{Tekken}} Alisa]], since both serve as sidekicks to the new protagonist right before both pulled a FaceHeelTurn in the climax.



* {{Expy}}: Pyrrha Ω takes this even further than normal Pyrrha by being a [[SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute direct port]] of her mother's moveset plus a few moves from her aunt.



* {{Expy}}: To [[GenerationXerox her mentor]] Taki, as she possesses some of her moves with a much youthful twist.
** Her backstory is practically word-for-word the same one as {{Naruto}}'s, except for the whole "outcast amongst his peers" part.



* {{Expy}}: To Xianghua ([[CaptainObvious for the right reasons]]) in a similar manner as how Natsu is one to Taki.



* LadyofAdventure: She is certainly growing into this, running away from her sheltered high-class home, choosing a life of freedom and adventure over a peaceful but demanding life, and seeking to roam the world freely and gleefully, meeting all sorts of new places and faces along the way. If continued on a few more years, she may even find that this is her calling!
--> '''Leixia''': Look out, world, 'cause here comes Leixia!"



* SpiritedYoungLady: She is certainly growing into this, running away from her sheltered high-class home, choosing a life of freedom and adventure over a peaceful but demanding life, and seeking to roam the world freely and gleefully, meeting all sorts of new places and faces along the way. If continued on a few more years, [[LadyofAdventure she may even find that this is her calling!]]
--> '''Leixia''': Look out, world, 'cause here comes Leixia!"



* {{Expy}}: Of the protagonist of the famous Chinese novel ''Literature/JourneyToTheWest'', Sun Wukong. His bio makes this explicit. Gameplay-wise, he's an expy of Kilik.



* {{Expy}}: She looks just like Sophitia... because [[AFormYouAreComfortableWith that was the form Patroklos wanted to see]]. It definitely made manipulating him easier.



* {{Expy}}: Astaroth's 2P costume in ''V'' brings to mind a [[Characters/Warhammer40000Necrons Necron Warrior]]...or at least a melee-oriented Immortal.


->Daughter of Sophitia and Rothion, niece of Cassandra Alexandra and Lucius Alexander, also a main character. After being kidnapped by Tira, she ended up released from Soul Edge's influence at the hand of her mother. Sadly, unlike Patroklos, she ended up not knowing of her family and became an orphan. After Siegfried defeated Nightmare, baby Pyrrha began to die as Soul Edge's power waned, so [[HeroicSacrifice Sophitia removed the last fragment of Soul Edge from within her body to let Pyrrha live]].]] Pyrrha was eventually enslaved by Dampierre, and was bought by a noble named Jurgis, who freed her, employed her as a maid, and eventually proposed to her. On the night before their wedding, Jurgis was killed by Tira and Pyrrha was framed and arrested. Tira approached her and gave her her mother's weapons, awakening the dormant fragment of Soul Edge within her. She now sets out alongside Tira, who manipulates her in order to fully awaken the [[SuperPoweredEvilSide cursed power within her]]. She eventually succeeds Nightmare as the wielder of Soul Edge, becoming Pyrrha Omega, but ultimately rejects Soul Edge's power and helps Patroklos destroy both Soul Swords.

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->Daughter of Sophitia and Rothion, niece of Cassandra Alexandra and Lucius Alexander, also a main character. After being kidnapped by Tira, she ended up released from Soul Edge's influence at the hand of her mother. Sadly, unlike Patroklos, she ended up not knowing of her family and became an orphan. After Siegfried defeated Nightmare, baby Pyrrha began to die as Soul Edge's power waned, so [[HeroicSacrifice Sophitia removed the last fragment of Soul Edge from within her body to let Pyrrha live]].]] Pyrrha was eventually enslaved by Dampierre, and was bought by a noble named Jurgis, who freed her, employed her as a maid, and eventually proposed to her. On the night before their wedding, Jurgis was killed by Tira and Pyrrha was framed and arrested. Tira approached her and gave her her mother's weapons, awakening the dormant fragment of Soul Edge within her. She now sets out alongside Tira, who manipulates her in order to fully awaken the [[SuperPoweredEvilSide cursed power within her]]. She eventually succeeds Nightmare as the wielder of Soul Edge, becoming Pyrrha Omega, but ultimately rejects Soul Edge's power and helps Patroklos destroy both Soul Swords.


* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Downplayed in comparison to most examples; he hails from the late 1400s, approximately one century before the events of ''Soul Calibur''.

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* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Downplayed in comparison to most examples; examples in the series; he hails from the late 1400s, approximately one century before the events of ''Soul Calibur''.


* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Downplayed in comparison to most examples; he hails from the late 1400s, approximately one century before the events of ''Soul Calibur''.



* GratuitousItalian: He was born and raised in 1400's Italy, and peppers his quotes with Italian and Latin.

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* GratuitousItalian: He was born and raised in 1400's 1400s Italy, and peppers his quotes with Italian and Latin.

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