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* TagAlongKid: [[spoiler:He used to be this to Addam's original group during the Aegis War 500 years ago after he was discovered by Lora and Jin.]]

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* TagAlongKid: [[spoiler:He used to be this to Addam's original group with Milton during the Aegis War 500 years ago after he was discovered by Lora and Jin.]]


* AlmightyJanitor: He is initially billed as Jin's second-in-command and appears to be nothing more than a brutish subordinate. [[spoiler:Later it is revealed that he is actually the other Aegis and it is his will that Jin follows, though [[TrueCompanions their close relationship sometimes makes it questionable who's doing what for who]].]]

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* AlmightyJanitor: He is initially billed as Jin's second-in-command and appears to be nothing more than a brutish subordinate. [[spoiler:Later it is revealed that he is actually the other Aegis and it is his will follows Jin out of a promise they made that Jin follows, was similar to the promise made between Rex and Pyra, though [[TrueCompanions their close relationship sometimes makes it questionable who's doing what for who]].]]


* TheDragon: He initially appears to be Jin's second-in-command. [[spoiler:Subverted as he is in charge of Jin and is the FinalBoss. He shares the BigBad.]]

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* TheDragon: He initially appears is completely devoted to be serving Jin's second-in-command. [[spoiler:Subverted as will, [[spoiler: despite being the stronger of the two. The Architect explains that he is in charge of Jin has serve someone else by his nature and is the FinalBoss. He shares the BigBad.]]can't help it]].


* GoOutWithASmile: [[spoiler: Dies after killing Amalthus, glad that the last years of his life had meaning after all because of his bond with Malos]].



* NotSoDifferent: Despite having been on different sides in the Aegis War, [[spoiler:he and Malos share a commonality in lacking a purpose due to Amalthus: Jin in losing Lora and Malos being corrupted by his hatred]].

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* NotSoDifferent: Despite having been on different sides in the Aegis War, [[spoiler:he and Malos share a commonality in lacking a purpose due to Amalthus: Jin in losing Lora and Malos being corrupted by his hatred]].hatred. They're also the same as Rex and Pyra, as Jin made a promise to Malos to take him to Elysium that ends up giving them both a reason to live]].


* BigBad: Appears to be this at first, as the leader of Torna, but [[spoiler: appears to be subverted then played straight. Malos may be the more powerful of the two and appears at first to share the leader role with Jin, but in the end its revealed he's simply been following Jin's will. Jin also shares the BigBad position with Amalthus, who is responsible for the suffering that led Jin and Malos to their actions]].

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* BigBad: Appears to be this at first, as the leader of Torna, but [[spoiler: appears to be its subverted then played straight. Malos may is at first revealed to be the more powerful of the two and appears at first to share the leader role with Jin, Jin for the midpoint of the story, but in the end its revealed he's simply been following Jin's will. Jin also shares the BigBad position with Amalthus, who is responsible for the suffering that led Jin and Malos to their actions]].


* BigBad: Appears to be this at first, as the leader of Torna, but [[spoiler:subverted. Malos is the true BigBad with him as TheDragon]].

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* BigBad: Appears to be this at first, as the leader of Torna, but [[spoiler:subverted. [[spoiler: appears to be subverted then played straight. Malos is may be the true more powerful of the two and appears at first to share the leader role with Jin, but in the end its revealed he's simply been following Jin's will. Jin also shares the BigBad position with him as TheDragon]].Amalthus, who is responsible for the suffering that led Jin and Malos to their actions]].


** Rex eventually realizes [[spoiler: that Jin hasn't actually wanted to die since he met Malos, something Jin didn't even realize until Rex pointed it out to him]].



* BigBad: Shares this position with [[spoiler:his Driver, Amalthus, although he is by far the greater threat of the two]].

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* BigBad: Shares this position with [[spoiler:his Driver, [[spoiler: Averted. Despite being the main and final obstacle for the protagonists, Malos' actions are completely subservient to Amalthus, although he and later Jin, according to Klaus. The final battle with him is by far less stopping the greater threat of one responsible for the two]].last 500 years of carnage and more trying to stop Malos' tantrum of grief over Jin dying]].



* DesperatelyLookingForAPurposeInLife: He spent the time between the prequel and the main game trying to find a justification for his existence [[spoiler:due to coming to the conclusion that his desire for destruction and his own death come from Amalthus, not his own thoughts]], pointlessly roaming the alleys of Mor Ardain like a common vagabond. Eventually he ran into Jin doing the same, coming to the conclusion that destroying Alrest is for the best if it could cause this much misery for just one man. Before he dies, he wants to know what the Architect could've possibly wanted when made him and the world around him, if all he can do in life is cause pain.

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* DesperatelyLookingForAPurposeInLife: He spent the time between the prequel and the main game trying to find a justification for his existence [[spoiler:due to coming to the conclusion that his desire for destruction and his own death come from Amalthus, not his own thoughts]], pointlessly roaming the alleys of Mor Ardain like a common vagabond. Eventually he ran into Jin doing the same, coming to the conclusion that destroying Alrest is for the best if it could cause this much misery for just one man. Before he dies, he wants to know what the Architect could've possibly wanted when made him and the world around him, if all he can do in life is cause pain. [[spoiler: As he dies, he realizes his purpose in life was to give Jin a new reason to live, before going out with a smile on his face]].



* FamousLastWords: [[spoiler:"Heh, kids say the damnedest things." in response to Rex wondering if Rex bonded with Malos's Core Crystal like he did with Pyra if they could have been friends]].

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* FamousLastWords: [[spoiler:"Heh, kids say the damnedest things. There was only ever one driver for me. In the end, it wasn't so bad..." in response to Rex wondering if Rex bonded with Malos's Core Crystal like he did with Pyra if they could have been friends]].friends. Its heavily implied when he's talking about his "driver", he's referring to Jin, not Amalthus]].


** More minor example but it's pretty clear that he cares for both Malos and Akhos considering that he made a promise to Malos and how he reacted to [[SayMyName Akhos' death]] [[TranquilFury by Amalthus]].

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** More minor example but it's pretty clear that he cares for both Malos and Akhos considering that he made a promise to Malos and how he reacted to [[SayMyName [[spoiler:[[SayMyName Akhos' death]] [[TranquilFury by Amalthus]].Amalthus]]]].

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* WalkingSpoiler: Look at all this white! You can't say it's easy to talk about Jin w/o giving at least a few spoilers to someone.


* RestoredMyFaithInHumanity: Near the end of the game, Rex's optimism and drive to change the world for the better ultimately persuades Jin to [[RedemptionEqualsDeath sacrifice himself]] to save the party [[spoiler:from a rampaging Amalthus. Though as Rex and Pyra later point out to Malos, he never truly lost faith in humanity. He simply wanted to be by Malos's side]].

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* RestoredMyFaithInHumanity: Near the end of the game, Rex's [[spoiler:Rex's optimism and drive to change the world for the better ultimately persuades Jin to [[RedemptionEqualsDeath sacrifice himself]] to save the party [[spoiler:from from a rampaging Amalthus. Though as Rex and Pyra later point out to Malos, he never truly lost faith in humanity. He simply wanted to be by Malos's side]].


* ExactWords: In her dying moments, Lora laments that the thought of Jin forgetting her is too much to bear. To prevent this, Jin devoured her heart and continued to live on with his memories, despite losing his own will to live. Malos points out that those last words were a curse to him.

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* ExactWords: In [[spoiler:In her dying moments, Lora laments that the thought of Jin forgetting her is too much to bear. To prevent this, Jin devoured her heart and continued to live on with his memories, despite losing his own will to live. Malos points out that those last words were a curse to him.him]].


* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler:In the Aegis War 500 years ago, he had fought on Mythra's side against Malos. He was considered to be kindest of them and was a pacifist who refused to fight unless necessary. Losing his Driver and forcing to live on by her wishes robbed Jin of a purpose until Malos gave him a new one.]]

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* FaceHeelTurn: FallenHero: [[spoiler:In the Aegis War 500 years ago, he had fought on Mythra's side against Malos. He was considered to be kindest of them and was a pacifist who refused to fight unless necessary. Losing his Driver and forcing to live on by her wishes robbed Jin of a purpose until Malos gave him a new one.]]


* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Sacrifices himself to kill Amalthus]]


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*RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler:Sacrifices himself to kill Amalthus]]

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* MovesetClone: [[spoiler:As a Blade, he has the same Art animation as a Greataxe]].


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* MovesetClone: [[spoiler: As a Blade she has the same Art animation as a Megalance]].


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* MovesetClone. [[spoiler:As a Blade he has the same Art animation as Twin Rings]].


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* MovesetClone: She has the same art animation as Twin Rings.


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* MovesetClone: He has the same Art animation as Knuckle Claws.


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* MovesetClone: He has the same Art animation as an Ether Cannon.


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* MovesetClone: He has the same Art animation as Knuckle Claws.


* AscendedExtra: In NewGamePlus, [[spoiler:she's a recruitable Blade and fleshed out in events like her Heart-to-Heart.]]

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* AscendedExtra: In NewGamePlus, [[spoiler:she's she's a recruitable Blade and fleshed out in events like her Heart-to-Heart.]]



* FragileSpeedster: [[spoiler:She is an attacker Blade with an agility mod.]]
* HiddenDepths: [[spoiler:Despite her impulsive and childish personality, one choice in her Heart-to-Heart reveals her rather profound view on the freedom of choice, considering that right to be her way of freedom since as a Blade, she is tied down to her Driver's life.]]
* IJustWantToBeFree: [[spoiler:Her Heart-to-Heart showcases her untameable nature, to which Akhos prompts her to continue being herself to use as inspiration for his play on his free-spirited heroine riding on the wings of freedom.]]
* NotQuiteFlight: [[spoiler:Her Heart-to-Heart in the NewGamePlus explains that her wing-like organs, although they don't flap, can manipulate the ether flow in the air to provide her with flight. She even says they're better than regular wings as they won't be hindered by wind or weather.]]

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* FragileSpeedster: [[spoiler:She spoiler:She is an attacker Blade with an agility mod.]]
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* HiddenDepths: [[spoiler:Despite Despite her impulsive and childish personality, one choice in her Heart-to-Heart reveals her rather profound view on the freedom of choice, considering that right to be her way of freedom since as a Blade, she is tied down to her Driver's life.]]
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* IJustWantToBeFree: [[spoiler:Her Her Heart-to-Heart showcases her untameable nature, to which Akhos prompts her to continue being herself to use as inspiration for his play on his free-spirited heroine riding on the wings of freedom.]]
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* NotQuiteFlight: [[spoiler:Her Her Heart-to-Heart in the NewGamePlus explains that her wing-like organs, although they don't flap, can manipulate the ether flow in the air to provide her with flight. She even says they're better than regular wings as they won't be hindered by wind or weather.]]



* StoryBreakerPower: She can sense global Ether patterns, which amounts to giving Torna accurate tracking of ''every Driver and Blade in existence'', and can choke Blades of their Ether up close, crippling their effectiveness. [[spoiler:Is it any wonder she's out of the picture same chapter she debuts?]]
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: [[spoiler:In NewGamePlus, seafood is her favored category with Tantalese Porridge being her favorite item. Her obsession with fish gets to the point that her field skill is Ichthyology.]]

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* StoryBreakerPower: She can sense global Ether patterns, which amounts to giving Torna accurate tracking of ''every Driver and Blade in existence'', and can choke Blades of their Ether up close, crippling their effectiveness. [[spoiler:Is Is it any wonder she's out of the picture same chapter she debuts?]]
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* TrademarkFavoriteFood: [[spoiler:In In NewGamePlus, seafood is her favored category with Tantalese Porridge being her favorite item. Her obsession with fish gets to the point that her field skill is Ichthyology.]]



* BloodKnight: [[spoiler:His developed personality in NewGamePlus has him love tearing enemies apart to the point that his passives grant extra power [[CombatPragmatist for ambushing from behind]]. The names of his Specials also denote his violent nature.]]

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* BloodKnight: [[spoiler:His His developed personality in NewGamePlus has him love tearing enemies apart to the point that his passives grant extra power [[CombatPragmatist for ambushing from behind]]. The names of his Specials also denote his violent nature.]]



* GuestStarPartyMember: Serves as Malos's Blade during Chapter 1. [[spoiler:Averted in New Game Plus if you can awaken him from a Core Crystal as early as possible]].
* IJustWantToBeFree: [[spoiler:His Heart-to-Heart showcases his desire to not be tied down to others and be a free soul. He does admit to liking his Driver despite this.]]
* IWorkAlone: In NewGamePlus, [[spoiler:his Heart-to-Heart, fittingly called "Lone Wolf," shows that he prefers being alone as to not worry about burdens. Nonetheless, he does tolerate Rex and his friends and doesn't mind being with them.]]

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* GuestStarPartyMember: Serves as Malos's Blade during Chapter 1. [[spoiler:Averted Averted in New Game Plus if you can awaken him from a Core Crystal as early as possible]].
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* IJustWantToBeFree: [[spoiler:His His Heart-to-Heart showcases his desire to not be tied down to others and be a free soul. He does admit to liking his Driver despite this.]]
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* IWorkAlone: In NewGamePlus, [[spoiler:his his Heart-to-Heart, fittingly called "Lone Wolf," shows that he prefers being alone as to not worry about burdens. Nonetheless, he does tolerate Rex and his friends and doesn't mind being with them.]]



* SatelliteCharacter: Mostly serves as a background character and lends Malos his weapon; aside from a few overworld lines (and a brief stint as an interactable NPC) he barely says anything. [[spoiler:Gets more development in NewGamePlus upon recruitment.]]

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* SatelliteCharacter: Mostly serves as a background character and lends Malos his weapon; aside from a few overworld lines (and a brief stint as an interactable NPC) he barely says anything. [[spoiler:Gets Gets more development in NewGamePlus upon recruitment.]]



* VitriolicBestBuds: [[spoiler:Shares this dynamic with Cressidus as shown in Sever's Heart-to-Heart.]]

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* VitriolicBestBuds: [[spoiler:Shares Shares this dynamic with Cressidus as shown in Sever's Heart-to-Heart.]]Heart-to-Heart.
* XenomorphXerox: His body shape greatly resembles a Xenomorph, with his sleek black armor, lizard tail, hunched posture, digitigrade legs, and a sharp, angular jaw.



* AllThereInTheManual: Is only named in the artbook [[spoiler:and New Game +.]]

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* AllThereInTheManual: Is only named in the artbook [[spoiler:and and New Game +.]]



* NobleDemon: [[spoiler:His Heart-to-Heart shows him to be a noble warrior who prefers melee combat with his four weapons to using his cannon. He also makes it clear four arms isn't an advantage over opponents since novices with four arms would still lose out to an experienced warrior.]]

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* NobleDemon: [[spoiler:His His Heart-to-Heart shows him to be a noble warrior who prefers melee combat with his four weapons to using his cannon. He also makes it clear four arms isn't an advantage over opponents since novices with four arms would still lose out to an experienced warrior.]]



* AllThereInTheManual: Is only named in the artbook [[spoiler:and New Game +.]]

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* AllThereInTheManual: Is only named in the artbook [[spoiler:and and New Game +.]]



* GentleGiant: [[spoiler:He's actually a pretty nice guy despite being part of Torna. His voiced lines and quotes from his affinity chart in NewGamePlus denotes this. Given that his former Driver was [[TokenGoodTeammate Mikhail]], it might be a given.]]

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* GentleGiant: [[spoiler:He's He's actually a pretty nice guy despite being part of Torna. His voiced lines and quotes from his affinity chart in NewGamePlus denotes this. Given that his former Driver was [[TokenGoodTeammate Mikhail]], it might be a given.]]



* RealMenEatMeat: In NewGamePlus, [[spoiler:he favors the meat category and his TrademarkFavoriteFood is Mustard Kordeth. His affinity chart can potentially be instantly unlocked on all five levels at once if the player has stored a lot of meat items from the previous playthrough.]]
* RealMenWearPink: In NewGamePlus, [[spoiler:he has access to Botany as a field skill]].

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* RealMenEatMeat: In NewGamePlus, [[spoiler:he he favors the meat category and his TrademarkFavoriteFood is Mustard Kordeth. His affinity chart can potentially be instantly unlocked on all five levels at once if the player has stored a lot of meat items from the previous playthrough.]]
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* RealMenWearPink: In NewGamePlus, [[spoiler:he he has access to Botany as a field skill]].skill.



* VitriolicBestBuds: [[spoiler:Shares this dynamic with Sever as shown in Sever's Heart-to-Heart.]]

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* VitriolicBestBuds: [[spoiler:Shares Shares this dynamic with Sever as shown in Sever's Heart-to-Heart.]]

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