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* [[spoiler:The horrifically brutal death of the boy John (pictured above) after [[WhamEpisode the fall of Akzeriuth]] as he sinks while buried under his father's corpse]] may very well be the single most terrifying event in the entire Tales franchise. Neither the player nor the party can save him.
** Worse still, when [[spoiler: evacuating Engeve, you meet with the boy's mother]].

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* [[spoiler:The horrifically brutal death of the boy John (pictured above) after [[WhamEpisode the fall of Akzeriuth]] as he sinks while buried under his father's corpse]] may very well be the single most terrifying event in the entire Tales ''Tales'' franchise. Neither [[ControllableHelplessness the player player]] nor the party can save him.
** Worse still, when [[spoiler: evacuating Engeve, you meet with the boy's his mother]].



* The pivotal point of Jade's backstory: [[spoiler: his experiments with fonic artes as a child caused an accident that left his mentor on the verge of death. He tried to use fomicry, a technology he created himself, to bring her back to life as a "clone". [[CameBackWrong She came back...but as a murderous, bloodthirsty monster]]. Since replicas are always born as blank slates, she has no recollection of her previous life except looking exactly like the deceased]].

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* The pivotal point of Jade's backstory: [[spoiler: his experiments with fonic artes as a child caused an accident that left his mentor [[BonusBoss Nebilim]] on the verge of death. He tried to use fomicry, a technology he created himself, to bring her back to life as a "clone". [[CameBackWrong She came back...but as a murderous, bloodthirsty monster]]. Since replicas are always born as blank slates, she has no recollection of her previous life except looking exactly like the deceased]].



* The miasma is a deadly poison that comes from the core of the planet. Breathing it in for too long will kill you, and can consume entire continents with enough time. The party sees it early on in Fubras River, but later in the game they end up in the Qliphoth, which consists of an ominous purple sky, landmasses very far and few between, surrounded by a seemingly endless sea of mud and miasma.

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* The miasma is a deadly poison that comes from the core of the planet. Breathing it in for too long will kill you, and can consume entire continents ''continents'' with enough time. The party sees it early on in Fubras River, but later in the game they end up in the Qliphoth, which consists of [[EldritchLocation an ominous purple sky, landmasses very far and few between, surrounded by a seemingly endless sea of mud and miasma.miasma]].


[[caption-width-right:350:And you can't do anything to save him...]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:And [[caption-width-right:350:[[AdultFear And you can't do anything to save him...]]
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* [[spoiler:The horrifically brutal death of the boy John after [[WhamEpisode the fall of Akzeriuth]] as he sinks while buried under his father's corpse]] may very well be the single most terrifying event in the entire Tales franchise. Neither the player nor the party can save him.

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* [[spoiler:The horrifically brutal death of the boy John (pictured above) after [[WhamEpisode the fall of Akzeriuth]] as he sinks while buried under his father's corpse]] may very well be the single most terrifying event in the entire Tales franchise. Neither the player nor the party can save him.

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[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/abyssnightmare.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:And you can't do anything to save him...]]


* Normally, Guy Cecil's [[AllergicToLove gynophobia]] is funny. Then you find out what caused this fear. [[spoiler:When he was a child, Duke Fabre attempted to commit genocide against his family. His older sister and the maids of the house sacrificed themselves to protect him. He wound up buried under their bodies for days on end.]]

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* Normally, Guy Cecil's [[AllergicToLove gynophobia]] is funny. [[FunnyAneurysmMoment Then you find out what caused this fear. fear.]] [[spoiler:When he was a child, Duke Fabre attempted to commit genocide against his family. His older sister and the maids of the house sacrificed themselves to protect him. He wound up buried under their bodies for days on end.]]


* The whole of Luke's story and the end result is this when you [[spoiler: take into account the fact that, as a replica, he's only ''seven'' years old and he go through so much crap and ultimately '''dies''' in the end.]]

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* The whole of Luke's story and the end result is this when you [[spoiler: take into account the fact that, as a replica, he's only ''seven'' years old and he go through so much crap and ultimately '''dies''' in the end.]]]]
* And then there is later in the game when [[spoiler:all of the replicas are let loose. a lot of them can't even speak and people react with horror seeing people that look just like those that has dies or like relatives. Worse yet is that it is mentioned that several replicas where taken and "used for unsavory purposes" by regular people. Doesn't take a genius to figure out what they mean. And keep in mind that they are all mentally like children]].


''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'' was considered to be the '''[[DarkerAndEdgier darkest]]''' ''VideoGame/TalesSeries'' game released and held that title for over a decade until the release of ''VideoGame/TalesOfBerseria''.

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''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'' was considered to be the '''[[DarkerAndEdgier darkest]]''' ''VideoGame/TalesSeries'' game released and held that title for over a decade until the release of ''VideoGame/TalesOfBerseria''.
it was surpassed by '''''NightmareFuel/TalesOfBerseria'''''.


''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'' was considered to be the '''[[DarkerAndEdgier darkest]]''' VideoGame/TalesSeries game released and held that title for over a decade until the release of ''VideoGame/TalesOfBerseria''.

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''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'' was considered to be the '''[[DarkerAndEdgier darkest]]''' VideoGame/TalesSeries ''VideoGame/TalesSeries'' game released and held that title for over a decade until the release of ''VideoGame/TalesOfBerseria''.


''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'' was considered the '''[[DarkerAndEdgier darkest]]''' VideoGame/TalesSeries game released and held that title for over a decade until the release of ''VideoGame/TalesOfBerseria''.

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''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'' was considered to be the '''[[DarkerAndEdgier darkest]]''' VideoGame/TalesSeries game released and held that title for over a decade until the release of ''VideoGame/TalesOfBerseria''.


''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'' was considered the '''[[DarkerAndEdgier darkest]]''' VideoGame/TalesSeries game released and held that title for over a decade until the release of ''VideoGame/TalesOfBerseria''.



* [[spoiler:The horrifically brutal death of the boy John after the fall of Akzeriuth as he sinks while buried under his father's corpse]] may very well be the single most terrifying event in the entire Tales franchise. Neither the player nor the party can save him.

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* [[spoiler:The horrifically brutal death of the boy John after [[WhamEpisode the fall of Akzeriuth Akzeriuth]] as he sinks while buried under his father's corpse]] may very well be the single most terrifying event in the entire Tales franchise. Neither the player nor the party can save him.

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** The process cleansing of the miasma basically involves a ''mass suicide'' of replicas with Luke's words sounding half SurvivalMantra, half MadnessMantra.
--->'''Luke:''' I don't want to die! I don't want to die! I don't want to die! I don't want to die!


* The following exchange:
--> '''Mieu''': Mieuuu... I'm scared of that big man.
--> '''Tear''': Don't worry, Mieu. We'll protect you.
--> '''Jade''': Besides, Mieu has a very important role to fill...
--> '''Mieu''': Mieu?
--> '''Jade''': ...Emergency rations, you know?
--> '''Mieu''': M-m-mieu?!
--> (Mieu leaves.)
--> '''Tear''': D-don't worry, Mieu!
--> '''Anise''': Colonel, that's not funny.
--> '''Jade''': Hah hah, I was serious.
--> '''Tear''': ......
--> '''Anise''': ...You're the worst.


--> '''Anise''': ...You're the worst.

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--> '''Anise''': ...You're the worst.worst.
* The whole of Luke's story and the end result is this when you [[spoiler: take into account the fact that, as a replica, he's only ''seven'' years old and he go through so much crap and ultimately '''dies''' in the end.]]


* The miasma is a deadly poison that comes from the core of the planet. Breathing it in for too long will kill you, and can consume entire continents with enough time. The party sees it early on in Fubras River, but later in the game they end up in the Qliphoth, which consists of an ominous purple sky, landmasses very far and few between, surrounded by a seemingly endless sea of mud and miasma.

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* The miasma is a deadly poison that comes from the core of the planet. Breathing it in for too long will kill you, and can consume entire continents with enough time. The party sees it early on in Fubras River, but later in the game they end up in the Qliphoth, which consists of an ominous purple sky, landmasses very far and few between, surrounded by a seemingly endless sea of mud and miasma.miasma.
* The following exchange:
--> '''Mieu''': Mieuuu... I'm scared of that big man.
--> '''Tear''': Don't worry, Mieu. We'll protect you.
--> '''Jade''': Besides, Mieu has a very important role to fill...
--> '''Mieu''': Mieu?
--> '''Jade''': ...Emergency rations, you know?
--> '''Mieu''': M-m-mieu?!
--> (Mieu leaves.)
--> '''Tear''': D-don't worry, Mieu!
--> '''Anise''': Colonel, that's not funny.
--> '''Jade''': Hah hah, I was serious.
--> '''Tear''': ......
--> '''Anise''': ...You're the worst.


* [[spoiler:The horrifically brutal death of the boy John after the fall of Akzurieth, as he sinks while buried under his father's corpse]] may very well be the single most terrifying event in the entire Tales franchise. Neither the player nor the party can save him.
** [[spoiler: Later on in Shurrey Hill, you eventually get to fight monsters called Darks, a blob of purpleish mass and with a base of dirt. Then it likely comes to fruition that they're possibly the spirits or remaining flesh and living remains of things and horrifyingly melded with the toxic mass of the Qiphiloth's sea.]]

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* [[spoiler:The horrifically brutal death of the boy John after the fall of Akzurieth, Akzeriuth as he sinks while buried under his father's corpse]] may very well be the single most terrifying event in the entire Tales franchise. Neither the player nor the party can save him.
** Worse still, when [[spoiler: evacuating Engeve, you meet with the boy's mother]].
** [[spoiler: Later on in Shurrey Hill, you eventually get to fight monsters called Darks, a blob of purpleish mass and with a base of dirt. Then it likely comes to fruition that they're possibly the spirits or remaining flesh and living remains of things and horrifyingly melded with the toxic mass of the Qiphiloth's Qliphoth's sea.]]


* The death of the [[spoiler: little boy after the destruction of Akzeriuth]]. Neither the player nor the party can save him.

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* The [[spoiler:The horrifically brutal death of the [[spoiler: little boy John after the destruction fall of Akzeriuth]].Akzurieth, as he sinks while buried under his father's corpse]] may very well be the single most terrifying event in the entire Tales franchise. Neither the player nor the party can save him.

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