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* On ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', Castiel is this for the [[FamilyOfChoice Winchester brothers]], especially [[IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy Dean]]. He considers himself their guardian and there seems to be very little he's unwilling to sacrifice for them -- he's died for them [[DeathIsCheap multiple times]] and suffers frequent rejection by Heaven and other angels for it, but remains steadfastedly devoted.


* Franchise/WonderWoman is Athena's champion and will follow her plans wherever they take her. Even if it means taking on and killing [[http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lx2q5d5GYZ1qdoqjm.png Zeus' thousand-armed champion]]

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** In ''ComicBook/WonderWoman1987'' Diana herself
is Athena's champion and will follow her plans wherever they take her. Even if it means taking on and killing [[http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lx2q5d5GYZ1qdoqjm.png Zeus' thousand-armed champion]]champion.]]
** In ''ComicBook/TheLegendOfWonderWoman2016'' Diana is the champion of the Amazons and denies Zeus when he tries to make her his champion. Her foe the Duke of Deception of Ares' champion.


* Link is Princess Zelda's champion in several games in the ''Zelda'' series, including the [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZelda original game]] and ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast''.

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* Link is Princess Zelda's champion in several games in the ''Zelda'' series, ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'' entries, including the [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZelda original game]] and ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast''.''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast A Link to the Past]]''.


* ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}: Partner Digimon are this most of the time to their human partners. Even if their partners become evil, the Partner Digimon will always fight for them and stay loyal without necessarily becoming evil themselves.

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* ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}: ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}'': Partner Digimon are this most of the time to their human partners. Even if their partners become evil, the Partner Digimon will always fight for them and stay loyal without necessarily becoming evil themselves.



** In the original ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'', the Warden and his/her companions are declared champions of Redcliffe after they save the life of Arl Eamon Guerrin, and "Champion" is an unlockable specialization for warriors. Also, at the Landsmeet, the Warden may appoint a companion to act as his/her champion in the duel with Loghain.
** Hawke in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'' is this towards their sister Bethany. When Ser Wesley realises that Bethany is a mage, Hawke's immediate reaction is to step in front of their sister and give a DeathGlare to the Templar that informs him they will have to [[GoThroughMe go through them]] first. Later in the game, Hawke is formally declared "Champion of Kirkwall," and protecting the city and its residents becomes his/her sworn duty. It's noted in [[AllThereInTheManual supplemental material]] that "Champion" is a special title used only by the city-states in the Free Marches.

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** In the original ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'', the Warden and his/her companions are declared champions of Redcliffe after they save the life of Arl Eamon Guerrin, and Guerrin.
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"Champion" is an unlockable specialization for warriors. warriors.
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Also, at the Landsmeet, the Warden may appoint a companion to act as his/her champion in the duel with Loghain.
** Hawke in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'' is this towards their sister Bethany. When Ser Wesley realises that Bethany is a mage, Hawke's immediate reaction is to step in front of their sister and give a DeathGlare to the Templar that informs him they will have to [[GoThroughMe go through them]] first. first.
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Later in the game, Hawke is formally declared "Champion of Kirkwall," and protecting the city and its residents becomes his/her sworn duty. It's noted in [[AllThereInTheManual supplemental material]] that "Champion" is a special title used only by the city-states in the Free Marches.


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*** There is also a war table operation in which one of the higher-ranked Inquisition soldiers can be sent to act as the organization's champion in a tournament. Humorously, it's noted that the champion is encouraged to place well, but ''not'' win (for political reasons).


* Ohta from ''Manga/TanakaKunWaItsumoKedaruge'' has a big complex of this for his ultra lethargic friend Tanaka, going as far as risking his own tardiness searching for Tanaka and carrying him back to class himself, retrieving tennis birdies stuck near the ceiling during PE because Tanaka fell asleep using two spares to make horns on his head, and chasing after him from an ambiguously far distance (possibly his house) because Tanaka's about to make a mistake boarding the train at the station, among the many other ways he continuously concerns himself with Tanaka before much else.

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* Ohta from ''Manga/TanakaKunWaItsumoKedaruge'' ''Manga/TanakaKunIsAlwaysListless'' has a big complex of this for his ultra lethargic friend Tanaka, going as far as risking his own tardiness searching for Tanaka and carrying him back to class himself, retrieving tennis birdies stuck near the ceiling during PE because Tanaka fell asleep using two spares to make horns on his head, and chasing after him from an ambiguously far distance (possibly his house) because Tanaka's about to make a mistake boarding the train at the station, among the many other ways he continuously concerns himself with Tanaka before much else.


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** [[TheWatson John Watson]] is a champion for Sherlock Holmes - willing to kill to protect him, putting up with all of his [[CrazyAwesome crazy shenanigans]] and [[NightmareFetishist eccentricities]], [[BerserkButton defending him from some characters]] and [[CloudcuckoolandersMinder apologising to others on his behalf]], and even offering to make a HeroicSacrifice to save Sherlock's life.

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** [[TheWatson John Watson]] is a champion for Sherlock Holmes - willing to kill to protect him, putting up with all of his [[CrazyAwesome crazy shenanigans]] shenanigans and [[NightmareFetishist eccentricities]], [[BerserkButton defending him from some characters]] and [[CloudcuckoolandersMinder apologising to others on his behalf]], and even offering to make a HeroicSacrifice to save Sherlock's life.


* Issei Hyodou is this for Rias Gremory in ''LightNovel/HighSchoolDXD''.

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* Issei Hyodou is this for Rias Gremory in ''LightNovel/HighSchoolDXD''. The trope is played with in later arcs, [[spoiler:as Issei and Rias both realize this arrangement is causing Issei's growth (both power and CharacterDevelopment) to plateau and he ultimately steps out of her shadow to become a High-class Devil and her equal instead.]]


* In ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'', the Butterfly Miraculous' primary ability to create heroic Champions to fight alongside the wielder via SuperEmpowering. Well, it's ''supposed'' to. In the hands of BigBad Hawk Moth, the Miraculous creates villainous [[TheDragon dragons]].

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* In ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'', the Butterfly Miraculous' primary ability is to create heroic Champions to fight alongside the wielder via SuperEmpowering. Well, it's ''supposed'' to. In the hands of BigBad Hawk Moth, the Miraculous creates villainous [[TheDragon dragons]].


* In ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'', the Butterfly Miraculous' primary ability to create heroic Champions to fight alongside the wielder via SuperEmpowering. Well, it's ''supposed'' to. In the hands of BigBad Hawk Moth, the Miraculous creates villainous {{Dragons}}.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'', the Butterfly Miraculous' primary ability to create heroic Champions to fight alongside the wielder via SuperEmpowering. Well, it's ''supposed'' to. In the hands of BigBad Hawk Moth, the Miraculous creates villainous {{Dragons}}.[[TheDragon dragons]].


* In ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'', the Butterfly Miraculous' primary ability to create heroic Champions to fight alongside the wielder via SuperEmpowering. Well, it's ''supposed'' to. In the hands of BigBad Hawk Moth, the Miraculous creates villainous {{Dragons}}.



* In ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'', the Butterfly Miraculous' primary ability to create heroic Champions to fight alongside the wielder via SuperEmpowering. Well, it's ''supposed'' to. In the hands of BigBad Hawk Moth, the Miraculous creates villainous TheDragon/dragons.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'', the Butterfly Miraculous' primary ability to create heroic Champions to fight alongside the wielder via SuperEmpowering. Well, it's ''supposed'' to. In the hands of BigBad Hawk Moth, the Miraculous creates villainous TheDragon/dragons.


** Sers Jorah Mormont and Barristan Selmy both become this to Daenerys Targaryen. Jorah is the rightful ruler of Bear Island, but on the run in Essos; Barristan had forsaken King Joffrey after Joffrey attempted to remove him from the King's Guard. Both swear undying fealty to Daenerys. Even Daario Naharis claims to be this for Dany. This is somewhat subverted when [[spoiler:it comes to light that Jorah had been spying on her for the Iron Throne from the beginning to their time in Qarth. Though he is now completely devoted to her, he is cast out. She later forgives him, but sends him away a second time so that he might find a cure for his illness.]]

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** Sers Jorah Mormont and Barristan Selmy both become this to Daenerys Targaryen. Jorah is the rightful ruler of Bear Island, but on the run in Essos; Barristan had forsaken King Joffrey after Joffrey attempted to remove him from the King's Guard. Both swear undying fealty to Daenerys. Even Daario Naharis claims to be this for Dany.Dany and serves as one during the Siege of Meereen. This is somewhat subverted when [[spoiler:it comes to light that Jorah had been spying on her for the Iron Throne from the beginning to their time in Qarth. Though he is now completely devoted to her, he is cast out. She later forgives him, but sends him away a second time so that he might find a cure for his illness.]]


* When Anakin professes his love for Padme in ''Film/AttackOfTheClones'', he says that he will do anything she asks.

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* When Anakin professes his love for Padme in ''Film/AttackOfTheClones'', he says that he will do anything she asks. This...[[DoomedByCanon does not go well]].



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* In a later series, also called ''[[Series/Merlin2008 Merlin]],'' the titular character serves as this to Arthur. No harm will come to the Prince while Merlin is on guard. And if anyone tries...well, they'll regret it. In a slightly lesser sense, [[PowerTrio Arthur, Guinevere, and Merlin]] all serve as this for each other, always watching each other's backs.



* In ''Series/DoctorWho'', Rory is Amy's champion. The trope is deconstructed when the Doctor swerves into also being Amy's champion in "A Good Man Goes To War". His single-minded RoaringRampageOfRevenge across time and space in search for Amy when she's kidnapped, and the subsequent sadistic rage he unleashes on her captors when he finds them winds up being such overkill and emotionally compromises him so badly he winds up accidentally screwing everyone around him, including Amy, over even worse than before. A champion who's TheDreaded and one of the most effectively powerful beings in the universe being dedicated to a rather normal human woman makes mountains out of molehills.

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* In ''Series/DoctorWho'', Rory is Amy's champion. The trope is deconstructed when [[VitriolicBestBuds the Doctor Doctor]] swerves into also being Amy's champion in "A Good Man Goes To War". His single-minded RoaringRampageOfRevenge across time and space in search for Amy when she's kidnapped, and the subsequent sadistic rage he unleashes on her captors when he finds them winds up being such overkill and emotionally compromises him so badly he winds up accidentally screwing everyone around him, including Amy, over even worse than before. A champion who's TheDreaded and one of the most effectively powerful beings in the universe being dedicated to a rather normal human woman makes mountains out of molehills.


* In the Heaven's Feel path of ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'', the protagonist Emiya Shirou [[spoiler: drops his ideals to protect Sakura first and foremost.]] This does not end well, as the entire point of the game (well, [[{{Hentai}} the other]] point of the game) is the CharacterDevelopment that Shirou undergoes as he tries to reconcile his ideals with reality. Discarding those ideals entirely sends other aspects of Shirou, like his sanity, OffTheRails very quickly.



* You can play Hisao as this in any route of ''VisualNovel/KatawaShoujo''. [[spoiler:It never ends well, though.]]


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* In the Heaven's Feel path of ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'', the protagonist Shirou Emiya [[spoiler:drops his ideals to protect Sakura first and foremost]]. This does not end well, as the entire point of the game (well, [[{{Hentai}} the other]] point of the game) is the CharacterDevelopment that Shirou undergoes as he tries to reconcile his ideals with reality. Discarding those ideals entirely sends other aspects of Shirou, like his sanity, OffTheRails very quickly.
* You can play Hisao as this in any route of ''VisualNovel/KatawaShoujo''. [[spoiler:It never ends well, though.]]
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