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-->[[KillItWithWater Drown.]]]]
* The end of Chapter 18. The player defeats Hardy, gets his badge, the episode's over, and then... suddenly the text in the 'thanks for playing, etc.' speech slowly becomes corrupted until it's nothing but 'xxxxxxxx' over and over against a totally black screen. Then, out of nowhere, some really creepy music starts playing and the text is replaced with a strange, unidentified character speaking directly to you- not the main character, ''you''- and calls you ungrateful, saying they've done a lot for you that you don't appreciate. They then threaten to keep you prisoner in the empty space between episodes, before letting you go... but they tell you that you'd better be grateful next time, or else.


* Dr. Sigmund's OrphanageOfFear. All the kids there are terrified and cannot ''wait'' to turn eighteen, because he won't let them be adopted and won't let them leave until they're legal adults. Why are they afraid? [[spoiler:He ''tortures them with electricity'' in his "therapy" sessions.]]

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* Dr. Sigmund's OrphanageOfFear. All the kids there are terrified and cannot ''wait'' to turn eighteen, because he won't let them be adopted and won't let them leave until they're legal adults. Why are they afraid? [[spoiler:He ''tortures them with electricity'' in his [[spoiler:His "therapy" sessions.sessions basically amount to ''ElectricTorture''.]]


* The Type: Null sidequest added in Episode 17. Dear lord, the Type: Null sidequest... It esentially involves you wandering into a hidden lab on 7th Street where, after battling the head scientist there, you're tasked with fetching certain Pokémon so she can use them to put together Type: Null's main body. That's right: ''You're handing your own Pokémon to this insane woman so she can tear them apart and fuse them together.'' And two of those mons you have to hand out, Luxray and Unfezant, are fully evolved so you ''have'' to train them at least a bit before sending them off. And after you do that? [[spoiler: Type: Null, still having the memories of the Pokémon you handed out, [[TheDogBitesBack lashes out against it's creator, killing her before deciding that]] [[LaserGuidedKarma he wants to kill you too.]]]]

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* The Type: Null sidequest added in Episode 17. Dear lord, the Type: Null sidequest... It esentially involves you wandering into a hidden lab on 7th Street where, after battling the head scientist there, you're tasked with fetching certain Pokémon so she can use them to put together Type: Null's main body. That's right: ''You're handing your own Pokémon to this insane woman so she can tear them apart and fuse them together.'' And two of those mons you have to hand out, Luxray and Unfezant, are fully evolved so you ''have'' to train them at least a bit before sending them off. And after you do that? [[spoiler: Type: Null, still having the memories of the Pokémon you handed out, [[TheDogBitesBack lashes out against it's creator, killing her before deciding that]] [[LaserGuidedKarma he wants to kill you too.]]]]]]]]
* If you go down the story branch in Episode 17 where [[spoiler:Lin tricks Titania into killing Taka]], things for the rest of the episode start as TearJerker, but then quickly become equal parts that and this when you go to get Amaria's badge:
** First, when you find Amaria in her gym, she quickly greets you and then runs off underwater. Of course, since you need her badge, you have to follow her underwater, where she eventually drops [[StepfordSmiler her cheerful act]] and [[spoiler:traps you in an underwater room, ''[[MoralEventHorizon leaving you to drown]]''. Thankfully, Titania is able to save you, [[CruelAndUnusualDeath but if she hadn't come along...]]]]
** In the aftermath of that, Amaria drops all pretense of civility and goes full-on {{Yandere}}, with nothing but pure, undiluted ''hatred'' towards the player for [[spoiler:causing Titania to leave her]]. On the story route where [[spoiler:Taka lives]], she normally maintains an attitude of faux cheerfulness, but in ''this'' route she outright makes ''death threats'' and stays in a state of TranquilFury for the entire battle. [[spoiler:Oh, and the fight ends with the implication that she's going to kill herself for real this time.]] This is perhaps exemplified best by what she says when she sends out her last Pokemon on this route:
-->[[KillItWithWater Drown.]]


* At many points of the game, you'll see an Absol starring or yelling at you. Let's just remind that Absol is known to appear when a disaster is going to happen...

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* At many points of the game, you'll see an Absol starring or yelling at you. Let's just remind that Absol is known to appear when a disaster is going to happen...happen...
* The Type: Null sidequest added in Episode 17. Dear lord, the Type: Null sidequest... It esentially involves you wandering into a hidden lab on 7th Street where, after battling the head scientist there, you're tasked with fetching certain Pokémon so she can use them to put together Type: Null's main body. That's right: ''You're handing your own Pokémon to this insane woman so she can tear them apart and fuse them together.'' And two of those mons you have to hand out, Luxray and Unfezant, are fully evolved so you ''have'' to train them at least a bit before sending them off. And after you do that? [[spoiler: Type: Null, still having the memories of the Pokémon you handed out, [[TheDogBitesBack lashes out against it's creator, killing her before deciding that]] [[LaserGuidedKarma he wants to kill you too.]]]]


* That ''giant fucking Steelix'' that causes all the earthquakes in Chrysolia.

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* That ''giant fucking Steelix'' that causes all the earthquakes in Chrysolia.Chrysolia.
* At many points of the game, you'll see an Absol starring or yelling at you. Let's just remind that Absol is known to appear when a disaster is going to happen...


*** Lin's ''fucking'' Hydreigon. That motherfucker's strong enough to stand up to [[spoiler: Ame's- the ''Champion's''- Alolan Ninetales. Which is an Ice/Fairy type. That is, it's a fucking ''Dragon-killer'', and yet it couldn't take down that Hydreigon. And the implication that it ate Ame's head doesn't help.]]

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*** Lin's [[spoiler: Lin's]] ''fucking'' Hydreigon. That motherfucker's strong enough to stand up to [[spoiler: Ame's- the ''Champion's''- Alolan Ninetales. Which is an Ice/Fairy type. That is, it's a fucking ''Dragon-killer'', and yet it couldn't take down that Hydreigon. And the implication that it ate Ame's head doesn't help.]]


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*** Even the hideout where all of these events take place is designed to make you feel pain: The whole place is riddled with unavoidable tiles that develop electrical shocks to the protagonist every time they step on one of them. Again, they're unavoidable. And you have to step on several of them before reaching the end of the puzzle. And worse: ''They hurt your Pokémon too''. It's very clear that [[spoiler: Lin]] doesn't just want to kill you: '''She wants to see you suffer'''

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*** Oh, yeah. Those methods of torture? [[spoiler: Adrienn gets burned, Victoria gets shocked, and Arclight gets ''an eye ripped out''.]]


** The prototype pulse machine forcibly evolved a Magneton into a Magnezone, which isn't all that horrifying except for the fact that in the pokedex, it is said to be impossible to do artificially. [[spoiler: Its creator's on the other hand, went through the exact same process, becoming ZEL.]]

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** The prototype pulse machine forcibly evolved a Magneton into a Magnezone, which isn't all that horrifying except for the fact that in the pokedex, it is said to be impossible to do artificially. [[spoiler: Its creator's creators, on the other hand, went through the exact same process, becoming ZEL.]]


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*** Lin's ''fucking'' Hydreigon. That motherfucker's strong enough to stand up to [[spoiler: Ame's- the ''Champion's''- Alolan Ninetales. Which is an Ice/Fairy type. That is, it's a fucking ''Dragon-killer'', and yet it couldn't take down that Hydreigon. And the implication that it ate Ame's head doesn't help.]]

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** Come Episode 16, we finally know why [[spoiler: Lin]] is so feared: [[spoiler: Her first direct action against your group is to kidnap you and your friends, and force you into fights in which '''the loser is tortured in different ways'''. And how does she top this? '''By having her Hydreigon DECAPITATE THE LEAGUE CHAMPION'''. That's right: [[HeroKiller Even the strongest trainer in all of Reborn is no match for Lin]]. [[FromBadToWorse And said trainer is now dead.]] And as a bit of FridgeHorror: She ordered her grunts to specifically leave the protagonist unharmed. [[LeaveHimToMe It's not hard to figure out the reason]].]]

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** As of Episode 16, Aegislash's shiny form is now different from the above.


* Some of the custom shinies look a bit unverving, for example, Aegislash, Kecleon, and Vivillon. To elaborate, [[spoiler: Vivillon has a demonic aura around it, Aegislash is ''splattered in blood,'' and Kecleon [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking is almost completely invisible.]]]]

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* Some of the custom shinies look a bit unverving, for example, Aegislash, Kecleon, and Vivillon. To elaborate, [[spoiler: Vivillon has a demonic aura around it, Aegislash is ''splattered in blood,'' and Kecleon [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking is almost completely invisible.]]]]]]]]
* That ''giant fucking Steelix'' that causes all the earthquakes in Chrysolia.

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*** His speech when he seizes her is even worse. Despite [[spoiler: Heather's]] repeated refusal to go anywhere with him, he essentially kidnaps her, sounding the whole time like a child molester about to drag her into his white van.

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* On the story path where you unveil [[spoiler: [[PoisonousPerson Corey]]]] as a member of Team Meteor, [[spoiler:when you confront him in his gym, [[WhatTheHellHero he angrily calls you out for completely destroying his already rocky relationship with Heather...]] ''and floods the room with gas.'' Fortunately, all it does in-game is create a new, harder field effect for the battle against him, but the message is taken: Corey wants you ''dead'', and while he's at it, he wants you to '''[[CruelAndUnusualDeath suffer]]'''.]]
** In the Mod ''Pokemon Reborn Hardcore'', things get even worse. [[spoiler:After his death, you can start a sidequest in which his ghost tells you to meet him in the place where you outed him, and tells you to "bring the ring". When you go there, he chews you out for bringing his own ring (used to catch his Pokemon) instead of Heather's Ruby Ring, and reveals the main purpose of bringing you here was ''to kill you''. When the Player Character tries to run, they get cornered by the remains of his team, and Corey summons a swarm of Koffing to kill you with corrosive mist, attempting to murder you with his patched-together team! Somewhat mitigated in the end with TheReveal that it's not actually Corey's ghost, but his [[OurGhostsAreDifferent Haunter]], who blames you for its master's death and wants revenge.]]


** He's DangerouslyGenreSavvy, cold, calculating, and [[spoiler:has no qualms ordering his Pokémon to attack and kill defenseless humans. What Pokémon is it? A ''[[LightningBruiser Garchomp]]''--you know, the thing that Website/{{Smogon}} banned to Ubers for being stupidly overpowered.]] And the game is not shy about showing how badly [[spoiler:an ordinary human fares against it.]]

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** He's DangerouslyGenreSavvy, smart, cold, calculating, and [[spoiler:has no qualms ordering his Pokémon to attack and kill defenseless humans. What Pokémon is it? A ''[[LightningBruiser Garchomp]]''--you know, the thing that Website/{{Smogon}} banned to Ubers for being stupidly overpowered.]] And the game is not shy about showing how badly [[spoiler:an ordinary human fares against it.]]



* Some of the custom shinies look a bit unverving, for example, Aegislash, Kecleon, and Vivillon. To elaborate, [[spoiler: Vivillon has a demonic aura around it, Aegislash is ''splattered in blood,'' and Kecleon [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking is almost completely invisible.]]]]

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* Some of the custom shinies look a bit unverving, for example, Aegislash, Kecleon, and Vivillon. To elaborate, [[spoiler: Vivillon has a demonic aura around it, Aegislash is ''splattered in blood,'' and Kecleon [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking is almost completely invisible.]]]]

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