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* HeelFaceTurn: In the first game, the Ancestor was stated to have become a part of the Heart of Darkness (though there were implications that this was not true). His narration in the teaser trailer, however, demonstrates that he'll be on the side of the heroes this time.

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* HeelFaceTurn: In GameMaster: If the first game, teaser trailer is any indication, the Ancestor was stated to have become a part once again takes the role of the Heart commenting narrator of Darkness (though there were implications that this was not true). His narration in the teaser trailer, however, demonstrates that he'll be on the side of the heroes this time.your gruesome, stress filled journey.



* WalkingTheEarth: The Heir and the Heroes will apparently be doing this in order to try and clean up the rest of the world from the Heart of Darkness's release, described as a "grueling journey".

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* WalkingTheEarth: The Heir and the Heroes of the first game will apparently be doing this in order to try and clean up the rest of the world from the Heart of Darkness's release, described as a "grueling journey".

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* WalkingTheEarth: The Heir and the Heroes will apparently be doing this in order to try and clean up the rest of the world from the Heart of Darkness's release, described as a "grueling journey".


''[[caption-width-right:350:Ruin has come to our family...]]''

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''[[caption-width-right:350:Ruin has come to our family...''[[caption-width-right:350:And now the darkness holds dominion... black as death.]]''

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''[[caption-width-right:350:Ruin has come to our family...]]''


->''In the howling darkness of the end... men will become monsters.\\
But hope will ride with those courageous enough to carry...\\
THE FLAME!''

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->''In the howling darkness of the end... men will become monsters.\\
But
monsters...\\
...but
hope will ride with those courageous enough to carry...\\
THE FLAME!''
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...the flame.''


->''"In the howling darkness of the end... men will become monsters. But hope will ride with those courageous enough to carry... the flame!"''

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->''"In ->''In the howling darkness of the end... men will become monsters. \\
But hope will ride with those courageous enough to carry... the flame!"''carry...\\
THE FLAME!''


''Darkest Dungeon 2'' is a sequel to the acclaimed 2016 GothicHorror DungeonCrawling {{RPG}} ''VideoGame/DarkestDungeon'', developed by Red Hook Studios. Not much is currently known of the plot, but Red Hook did [[https://www.pcgamer.com/darkest-dungeon-2-trailer/ an interview with PC Gamer]] in which they stated that the game will focus on the global repercussions of the Ancestor's unearthing of the Heart of Darkness.

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''Darkest Dungeon 2'' is a the sequel to the acclaimed 2016 GothicHorror DungeonCrawling {{RPG}} ''VideoGame/DarkestDungeon'', developed by Red Hook Studios. Not much is currently known of the plot, but Red Hook did [[https://www.pcgamer.com/darkest-dungeon-2-trailer/ an interview with PC Gamer]] in which they stated that the game will focus on the global repercussions of the Ancestor's unearthing of the Heart of Darkness.

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* ArtifactTitle: The first game's title was a reference to the game's [[TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon Very Definitely Final Dungeon]], but this game moves away from the Estate where the eponymous Dungeon was located.

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! This page contains unmarked spoilers for [[VideoGame/DarkestDungeon the first game]]. Read at your own risk.

->''"In the howling darkness of the end... men will become monsters. But hope will ride with those courageous enough to carry... the flame!"''
-->--'''The Ancestor'''

''Darkest Dungeon 2'' is a sequel to the acclaimed 2016 GothicHorror DungeonCrawling {{RPG}} ''VideoGame/DarkestDungeon'', developed by Red Hook Studios. Not much is currently known of the plot, but Red Hook did [[https://www.pcgamer.com/darkest-dungeon-2-trailer/ an interview with PC Gamer]] in which they stated that the game will focus on the global repercussions of the Ancestor's unearthing of the Heart of Darkness.

Previews: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlGMsJgyORk "The Howling End"]]

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!! Promotional materials for ''Darkest Dungeon 2'' contain the following tropes:

* AfterTheEnd: Heavily implied, with the Ancestor's monologue in the teaser mentioning the "howling darkness of the end".
* ArcSymbol: The shape of the Stress symbol briefly forms out of snow around the mountain.
* ContinuityCavalcade: The TeamShot in the teaser shows that the Hellion, the Leper, the Highwayman, the Plague Doctor, the Grave Robber, and the Man-at-Arms will all be coming back, to say nothing of the Ancestor's return.
* EvilIsDeathlyCold: The "Howling End" teaser prominently features a snowy mountain.
* GenreShift: The PC Gamer interview stated that the game will be about "enduring a grueling journey, not cleaning up your backyard."
* HeelFaceTurn: In the first game, the Ancestor was stated to have become a part of the Heart of Darkness (though there were implications that this was not true). His narration in the teaser trailer, however, demonstrates that he'll be on the side of the heroes this time.
* SealedEvilInACan: If you look closely, the mountain in the teaser trailer has the faces of a number of {{Eldritch Abomination}}s trapped in the ice.
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