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* KarmaMeter: Present in the form of tracking your character's greed, but it only effects the availability of a single quest (the one to recruit Ward).

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* KarmaMeter: Present in the form of tracking your character's greed, but greed; it can affect the chances of the Aurora arriving (This is the only effects way to get Flurry and the availability of Ice Sword, as well as a single quest (the one to recruit Ward).chance at getting the Dragon Spear) should it be too high. Certain characters have a higher greed counter than others so in some playthroughs you will be locked out easily for doing something wrong.


* BiTheWay: The Professor is obviously female, but apparently has no problem giving out "a hot kiss" as a reward, even if your lead character is female.



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[[caption-width-right:350:The children of destiny: the Matriarch (left) and the Archfiend (right).]]


* LovableRogue: Paul the thief, who can be recruited if you spared him in the Thief's Cave, helped his girlfriend Nina stop the Kydland sacrifices, and have defeated at least one of the four Sinistrals.

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* LovableRogue: Paul the thief, who can be recruited if you spared him in the Thief's Cave, helped his girlfriend Nina stop the Kydland Kyrdlund sacrifices, and have defeated at least one of the four Sinistrals.



* VirginSacrifice: Subverted; the people of town of Kydland will choose a person to be sacrificed to the monsters outside of town to prevent them from entering, but they don't generally care WHO the sacrifice is, as long as there is one. That said, if your character escapes from the cave without killing the monster who's accepting the sacrifices first, [[spoiler:they pick Nina, the girl who saved you instead, who arguably could be an example of playing it straight.]] Also played straight with Leonid, who accepts girls from the village of Podorui. However it is not forced, as they actually care for the well being of the earl.

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* VirginSacrifice: Subverted; the people of town of Kydland Kyrdlund will choose a person to be sacrificed to the monsters outside of town to prevent them from entering, but they don't generally care WHO the sacrifice is, as long as there is one. That said, if your character escapes from the cave without killing the monster who's accepting the sacrifices first, [[spoiler:they pick Nina, the girl who saved you instead, who arguably could be an example of playing it straight.]] Also played straight with Leonid, who accepts girls from the village of Podorui. However it is not forced, as they actually care for the well being of the earl.


* BlackMagicianGirl: Undine is a master of Genbu (water) Arts, and Bai Meiniang is a master of Wind. Though theoretically, any given female in the game could fall under this trope if the player should decide to make them focus on magic; Monika in particular is a blank slate with potentially high growth in Lunar Arts.

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* BlackMagicianGirl: Undine is a master of Genbu (water) Arts, and Bai Meiniang is a master of Wind.Soryu (wind) Arts. Though theoretically, any given female in the game could fall under this trope if the player should decide to make them focus on magic; Monika in particular is a blank slate with potentially high growth in Lunar Arts.



* FourIsDeath: The 4 noble Sinistrals.

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* FourIsDeath: The 4 four noble Sinistrals.


* IHaveManyNames: Tatyana. She never specifically refers to herself by that name, but rather by a series of names relating to desserts. However, it's fairly obvious that's who this is, considering she always leaves the party whenever you enter Librof, where Tatyana's rich family lives.

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* IHaveManyNames: Tatyana. She never specifically refers to herself by that name, but rather by a series of names relating to desserts. However, it's fairly obvious that's who this is, considering she always leaves the party whenever you enter Librof, Ryblov, where Tatyana's rich family lives.



* LovableRogue: Paul the thief, who can be recruited if you spared him in the Thief's Cave, helped his girlfriend Nina stop the Kidlanto sacrifices, and have defeated at least one of the four Sinistrals.
* MagicKnight: Sharl is an ex-runeblade, a soldier of the Pidona army skilled in both weaponry and magic. There are also recruitable characters that begin with both weapon and magic talents, such as Robin the vigilante.

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* LovableRogue: Paul the thief, who can be recruited if you spared him in the Thief's Cave, helped his girlfriend Nina stop the Kidlanto Kydland sacrifices, and have defeated at least one of the four Sinistrals.
* MagicKnight: Sharl Charl is an ex-runeblade, a soldier of the Pidona army skilled in both weaponry and magic. There are also recruitable characters that begin with both weapon and magic talents, such as Robin the vigilante.



* PropertyLine: The town of Moses is divided in half, the north side is controlled by the Water Mage Undine, while the South is under Volcano's control. Both are fighting for something in the well. [[spoiler: It's the Archfiend Shield, and if you TakeAThirdOption and take it from the well by siding with both of them, you will enter a DualBoss battle against Undine and Volcano, which ends with them both living and agreeing to compromise.]]

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* PropertyLine: The town of Moses Mahzoz is divided in half, the north side is controlled by the Water Mage Undine, while the South is under Volcano's control. Both are fighting for something in the well. [[spoiler: It's the Archfiend Shield, and if you TakeAThirdOption and take it from the well by siding with both of them, you will enter a DualBoss battle against Undine and Volcano, which ends with them both living and agreeing to compromise.]]



* VirginSacrifice: Subverted; the people of town of Kidlanto will choose a person to be sacrificed to the monsters outside of town to prevent them from entering, but they don't generally care WHO the sacrifice is, as long as there is one. That said, if your character escapes from the cave without killing the monster who's accepting the sacrifices first, [[spoiler:they pick Nina, the girl who saved you instead, who arguably could be an example of playing it straight.]] Also played straight with Leonid, who accepts girls from the village of Podol. However it is not forced, as they actually care for the well being of the earl.

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* VirginSacrifice: Subverted; the people of town of Kidlanto Kydland will choose a person to be sacrificed to the monsters outside of town to prevent them from entering, but they don't generally care WHO the sacrifice is, as long as there is one. That said, if your character escapes from the cave without killing the monster who's accepting the sacrifices first, [[spoiler:they pick Nina, the girl who saved you instead, who arguably could be an example of playing it straight.]] Also played straight with Leonid, who accepts girls from the village of Podol.Podorui. However it is not forced, as they actually care for the well being of the earl.


* Katarina Lauran: The Guardian of Princess Monica and the Masquerade; a remnant of the Holy King that is in possession by the Loanne family. Has the distinction of being the only one of the lead characters that is unrecruitable outside of her scenario.

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* Katarina Lauran: The Guardian of Princess Monica Monika and the Masquerade; a remnant of the Holy King Matriarch that is in possession by the Loanne family. Has the distinction of being the only one of the lead characters that is unrecruitable outside of her scenario.



* ArtifactOfDoom: [[spoiler:The Devil King Armor.]]

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* ArtifactOfDoom: [[spoiler:The Devil King Archfiend Armor.]]



* BlackMagicianGirl: Undine is a master of Genbu (water) Arts, and Bai Meiniang is a master of Wind. Though theoretically, any given female in the game could fall under this trope if the player should decide to make them focus on magic; Monica in particular is a blank slate with potentially high growth in Lunar Arts.

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* BlackMagicianGirl: Undine is a master of Genbu (water) Arts, and Bai Meiniang is a master of Wind. Though theoretically, any given female in the game could fall under this trope if the player should decide to make them focus on magic; Monica Monika in particular is a blank slate with potentially high growth in Lunar Arts.



* CharacterCustomization: Loosely; any character can use any weapon or magic, though some characters are better suited to some than others. And depending on what the character uses, some stats go up more than others. Monica, being a blank slate from the start, is the greatest example of this, with Muse a close second.
* TheChosenOne: [[spoiler:Sarah (the current equivalent of the Archfiend) and the young boy (descendant of the Holy King/Matriarch).]]

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* CharacterCustomization: Loosely; any character can use any weapon or magic, though some characters are better suited to some than others. And depending on what the character uses, some stats go up more than others. Monica, Monika, being a blank slate from the start, is the greatest example of this, with Muse a close second.
* TheChosenOne: [[spoiler:Sarah (the current equivalent of the Archfiend) and the young boy (descendant of the Holy King/Matriarch).Matriarch).]]



* GenderFlip: The "Holy King" in the Mana Sword translation was changed to the "Matriarch" in the 2019 remake.



* PropertyLine: The town of Moses is divided in half, the north side is controlled by the Water Mage Undine, while the South is under Volcano's control. Both are fighting for something in the well. [[spoiler: It's the Devil King Shield, and if you TakeAThirdOption and take it from the well by siding with both of them, you will enter a DualBoss battle against Undine and Volcano, which ends with them both living and agreeing to compromise.]]
* PublicDomainArtifact: There's the HolyGrail, which in this universe once held the blood of the holy Matriarch. Other notable artifacts in the setting include the Ice Sword, Holy King's Boots, Holy King's Spear, Silver Hand, Devil King Axe, Devil King Shield, Devil King Armor, Glory Staff, Masquerade, Fairy Bow, Seven Star Sword, Holy King's Helmet, and Royal Ring.

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* PropertyLine: The town of Moses is divided in half, the north side is controlled by the Water Mage Undine, while the South is under Volcano's control. Both are fighting for something in the well. [[spoiler: It's the Devil King Archfiend Shield, and if you TakeAThirdOption and take it from the well by siding with both of them, you will enter a DualBoss battle against Undine and Volcano, which ends with them both living and agreeing to compromise.]]
* PublicDomainArtifact: There's the HolyGrail, which in this universe once held the blood of the holy Matriarch. Other notable artifacts in the setting include the Ice Sword, Holy King's Matriarch's Boots, Holy King's Matriarch's Spear, Silver Hand, Devil King Archfiend Axe, Devil King Archfiend Shield, Devil King Archfiend Armor, Glory Staff, Masquerade, Fairy Bow, Seven Star Sword, Holy King's Matriarch's Helmet, and Royal Ring.



* ShrinesAndTemples: The Holy King Temple in Lance.

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* ShrinesAndTemples: The Holy King Matriarch Temple in Lance.


* GenderFlip: The "Holy King" in the original release was changed to the "Matriarch" in the 2019 remake.

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* GenderFlip: The "Holy King" in the original release Mana Sword translation was changed to the "Matriarch" in the 2019 remake.


* Thomas Bent: A fellow settler of Sinon, skilled in many fields, from Cooking to Fighting.

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* Thomas Bent: A fellow settler of Sinon, skilled in many fields, from Cooking cooking to Fighting.fighting.



* Monika Ausbach: Mikhail's sister, she escapes the castle after overhearing the Plot by Baron Godwin and Loanne's minister so that she may warn her brother of the plot.

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* Monika Ausbach: Mikhail's sister, she escapes the castle after overhearing the Plot plot by Baron Godwin and Loanne's minister so that she may warn her brother of the plot.



* BaseOnWheels: [[spoiler:Vanguard, except that instead of wheels, it's sea-faring and submersible, and thus required in order to locate Fornerus' underwater lair.]]

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* BaseOnWheels: [[spoiler:Vanguard, except that instead of wheels, it's sea-faring and submersible, and thus required in order to locate Fornerus' Forneus' underwater lair.]]



* ContinuityNod: [[spoiler:The battle theme being played during the fight with BonusBoss Yami is "Aim for the Top", the normal battle theme from ''Romancing [=SaGa=] Re;Universe'', which canonically takes place 300 years after the events of this game.]]



* DungeonBypass: [[spoiler:Climbing the mountain where Byunei's lair is located and defeating the midbosses within can be avoided if you climb a ''different'' mountain and ask for assistance from Gwayne the dragon.]]

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* DungeonBypass: [[spoiler:Climbing the mountain where Byunei's Buné's lair is located and defeating the midbosses within can be avoided if you climb a ''different'' mountain and ask for assistance from Gwayne the dragon.]]



** EarnYourHappyEnding: [[spoiler:Once you win the final battle, the world will be recreated without the presence of the Death Eclipse nor the Abyss; allowing everyone to finally live in peace!]]

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** EarnYourHappyEnding: [[spoiler:Once you win the final battle, the world will be recreated without the presence of the Death Eclipse Rise of Morastrum nor the Abyss; allowing everyone to finally live in peace!]]


* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Tatyana.
* AndYourRewardIsClothes: Playing all the way through the main storyline of Katarina's scenario opens the option to change her back into her original outfit and hairstyle from the beginning of the game.

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* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Tatyana.
Tatyana, according to her brothers and sisters, most of which are decades older.
* AndYourRewardIsClothes: Playing all the way through the main storyline of Katarina's scenario opens the option to to, in a NewGamePlus, change her back into her original outfit and hairstyle from the beginning of the game.



* BaseOnWheels: [[spoiler:Vanguard.]]

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* BaseOnWheels: [[spoiler:Vanguard.[[spoiler:Vanguard, except that instead of wheels, it's sea-faring and submersible, and thus required in order to locate Fornerus' underwater lair.]]



* BonusDungeon: The 2019 remake added the Phantom Maze, a dungeon mixed in with visions of characters with tragic pasts such as Khalid and the Young Boy [[spoiler:so that its master, Yami, can feast on dreams of what could have been]].

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* BonusDungeon: The 2019 remake added the Phantom Maze, a dungeon mixed in with visions of characters with tragic pasts such as Khalid Khalid, Tatyana, Rukh, and the Young Boy [[spoiler:so that [[BonusBoss its master, Yami, Yami]], can feast on dreams of what could have been]].



* TheChosenOne: [[spoiler:Sarah (the current equivalent of the Archfiend) and the young boy (descendant of the Holy King).]]

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* TheChosenOne: [[spoiler:Sarah (the current equivalent of the Archfiend) and the young boy (descendant of the Holy King).King/Matriarch).]]



* DungeonBypass: [[spoiler:Climbing the mountain where Byunei's lair is located and defeating the midbosses within can be avoided if you climb a ''different'' mountain and ask for assistance from Gwayne the dragon.]]



* FarEast: Xuan City and Huang City.

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* FarEast: Xuan City and Huang City.City, which lie across the desert.



* GiantSpaceFleaFromNowhere: [[spoiler: The FinalBoss, The Oblivion. It could also be considered as an AssPull.]]

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* GiantSpaceFleaFromNowhere: [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The FinalBoss, The Oblivion. It could also be considered as an AssPull.]]



* NewGamePlus: By completing Katarina's story, you can choose between her pre-exile, long-haired appearance or post-exile, short-haired appearance in future runs. NG+ for all characters also carries over your money, everyone's skill levels, all mastered techniques, and every non-plot-important item and equipment that was put in storage.



* PropertyLine: The town of Moses is divided in half, the north side is controlled by the Water Mage Undine, while the South is under Volcano's control. Both are fighting for something in the well. [[spoiler: It's the Devil King Shield, if you TakeAThirdOption and take the shield from the well by siding with both of them, you will enter a DualBoss battle against Undine and Volcano.]]

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* PropertyLine: The town of Moses is divided in half, the north side is controlled by the Water Mage Undine, while the South is under Volcano's control. Both are fighting for something in the well. [[spoiler: It's the Devil King Shield, and if you TakeAThirdOption and take the shield it from the well by siding with both of them, you will enter a DualBoss battle against Undine and Volcano.Volcano, which ends with them both living and agreeing to compromise.]]


* TheFairFolk: There's a Fairy Village within the jungle, whose residents enjoy beguiling any humans that find them, and giving them misdirection to [[spoiler:Aunas' lair]]. However, they become much more negotiable if the player befriends Peony.



* GameplayAndStoryIntegration: In the FinalDungeon, should a character lose all of their LP, they will just be returned to the entrance instead of dead for good. For gameplay reasons, it's because you're past the PointOfNoReturn, but in-story, it's because [[spoiler:you're IN the Abyss, which is where the souls of the dead go]].



* GlobalCurrency: The G you can earn is applicable everywhere, from the frozen north to the tribes of the jungle.

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* GlobalCurrency: The G "aurums" you can earn is are applicable everywhere, from the frozen north to the tribes of the jungle.



* TheLittleShopThatWasntThereYesterday: A traveling circus of oddities can potentially pop up at the exit of any town. Visiting and then staying the night at the local inn is necessary to recruit Peony the Fairy, who's trapped as an exhibit there; just looking and leaving makes her (and the Fairy Village) LostForever.

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* TheLittleShopThatWasntThereYesterday: A traveling circus of oddities can potentially pop up at the exit of any town. Visiting and then staying the night at the local inn is necessary to recruit Peony the Fairy, who's trapped as an exhibit there; just looking and leaving makes her (and the Fairy Village) LostForever.


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* PointOfNoReturn: Once the party enters the FinalDungeon, there is no returning, though the entrance at least turns into an infinite-use healing spot.

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* BonusDungeon: The 2019 remake added the Phantom Maze, a dungeon mixed in with visions of characters with tragic pasts such as Khalid and the Young Boy [[spoiler:so that its master, Yami, can feast on dreams of what could have been]].


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* ForWantOfANail: Each of the mid-bosses of the 2019 BonusDungeon are from the tragic pasts of possible party members, and their defeats show a glimpse of happier lives...but does not actually change the past.


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* GenderFlip: The "Holy King" in the original release was changed to the "Matriarch" in the 2019 remake.


* InfinityPlusOneSword: There are a number of legendary weapons, such as the Masquerade and the Matriarch Spear, that get stolen throughout the story and reclaimed by the party after [[spoiler:defeating Maximus]].
** Khalid can obtain one exclusive to him, the True Khasmin, in [[spoiler:The Kings' Capital]].



* KarmaMeter: Present, but only effects the availability of a single quest.

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* KarmaMeter: Present, Present in the form of tracking your character's greed, but it only effects the availability of a single quest.quest (the one to recruit Ward).



* RuinsForRuinsSake: Crystal Ruins in the Desert of Death and the Rotten Sea Ruins and [[spoiler: The Kings' Capital]].

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* RuinsForRuinsSake: The Crystal Ruins in the Desert of Death and Death, as well as the Rotten Sea Ruins and [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The Kings' Capital]].


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** In the 2019 remake, the legendary pirate "Black" now has the last name of [[Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean "Sparrow"]].


* Julian Nohl: A settler from the small village of Shinon. A free-spirited, upstanding young man, he becomes Monica's guard if you accept Mikhail's offer.
* Thomas Bent: A fellow settler of Shinon, skilled in many fields, from Cooking to Fighting.
* Mikhail Ausbach von Roanne: The Marquis of Loanne, he has been in control of Loanne ever since the previous Marquis died.

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* Julian Nohl: A settler from the small village of Shinon. Sinon. A free-spirited, upstanding young man, he becomes Monica's guard Monika's guardian if you accept Mikhail's offer.
* Thomas Bent: A fellow settler of Shinon, Sinon, skilled in many fields, from Cooking to Fighting.
* Mikhail Ausbach von Roanne: Loanne: The Marquis of Loanne, he has been in control of Loanne ever since the previous Marquis died.



* Katarina Lauran: The Guardian of Princess Monica and the Masquerade; a remnant of the Holy King that is in possession by the Loanne Family. Has the distinction of being the only one of the lead characters that is unrecruitable outside of her scenario.

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* Katarina Lauran: The Guardian of Princess Monica and the Masquerade; a remnant of the Holy King that is in possession by the Loanne Family.family. Has the distinction of being the only one of the lead characters that is unrecruitable outside of her scenario.



* BattleThemeMusic: Like nobody's business. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxgLPrbSg-U Standard]], [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmhxytynQOE&fmt=18 regular boss]], [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sykqGBWD2WU&feature=related super boss]], [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Txlp93puVY super boss rematch]], and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ner2h6pJIHY&feature=related final boss]] varieties, of course, but of particular note when searching for the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Va124cwwD6I Professor's missing creations]] and [[spoiler:[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2VlvNVSeQY the N.Zweiger Battle]]]].

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* BattleThemeMusic: Like nobody's business. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxgLPrbSg-U Standard]], [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmhxytynQOE&fmt=18 regular boss]], [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sykqGBWD2WU&feature=related super boss]], [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Txlp93puVY super boss rematch]], and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ner2h6pJIHY&feature=related final boss]] varieties, of course, but of particular note when searching for the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Va124cwwD6I Professor's missing creations]] and [[spoiler:[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2VlvNVSeQY the N. Zweiger Battle]]]].



* BigBadDuumvirate: The Four Abyss Lords.

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* BigBadDuumvirate: The Four Abyss Lords.Sinistrals.



* TheChosenOne: [[spoiler:Sarah (the current equivalent of Devil King) and Young boy (descendant of the Holy King).]]

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* TheChosenOne: [[spoiler:Sarah (the current equivalent of Devil King) the Archfiend) and Young the young boy (descendant of the Holy King).]]



* GiantSpaceFleaFromNowhere: [[spoiler: The Final Boss, The Oblivion. It could also be considered as an AssPull.]]

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* GiantSpaceFleaFromNowhere: [[spoiler: The Final Boss, FinalBoss, The Oblivion. It could also be considered as an AssPull.]]



* HighAltitudeBattle: [[spoiler:You are given the option to fight Byunei with the help of Gwayne, for a dragon-vs-dragon aerial battle.]]

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* HighAltitudeBattle: [[spoiler:You are given the option to fight Byunei Buné with the help of Gwayne, for a dragon-vs-dragon aerial battle.]]



* InnSecurity: Subverted. [[spoiler:Staying at an inn is actually how to draw out Forneus' Soldiers, who were behind the murders in town, and start the Vanguard quest in earnest.]]

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* InnSecurity: Subverted. [[spoiler:Staying at an inn is actually how to draw out Forneus' Soldiers, soldiers, who were behind the murders in town, and start the Vanguard quest in earnest.]]



* NoNameGiven: Young boy.

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* NoNameGiven: Young The young boy.



* RebelliousPrincess: Monica, if you choose to take her away from the palace.

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* RebelliousPrincess: Monica, Monika, if you choose to take her away from the palace.


* ApocalypseHow: [[spoiler:Ranges from Class X-3 to X-4, If you lose against The Oblivion in the final battle. It will still happen even if you win, but instead, everything is reset.]]

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* ApocalypseHow: [[spoiler:Ranges from Class X-3 to X-4, If if you lose against The Oblivion in the final battle. It will still happen even if you win, but instead, everything is reset.]]



* BloodyMurder: [[spoiler:The Murders at Vanguard.]]

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* BloodyMurder: [[spoiler:The Murders murders at Vanguard.]]



* CharacterCustomization: Loosely. Specifically, any character can use any weapon or magic, though some characters are better suited to some than others. And depending on what the character uses, some stats go up more than others. Monica, being a blank slate from the start, is the greatest example of this, with Muse a close second.

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* CharacterCustomization: Loosely. Specifically, Loosely; any character can use any weapon or magic, though some characters are better suited to some than others. And depending on what the character uses, some stats go up more than others. Monica, being a blank slate from the start, is the greatest example of this, with Muse a close second.



* DressingAsTheEnemy: The cheapest way into the Divine Tower is to buy a robe, if your party excludes Harid, who refuses due to his sordid past and forces the player to pay a huge fee.

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* DressingAsTheEnemy: The cheapest way into the Divine Tower is to buy a robe, if your party excludes Harid, Khalid, who refuses due to his sordid past and forces the player to pay a huge fee.



* GameplayAndStorySegregation: If you completed the 2nd Fullbright quest [[spoiler: before completing the Strange Hero Robin quest, and by buying Dophore Corp to complete it. Dophore will still be mentioned as the villain, even though you just bought them out]]

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* GameplayAndStorySegregation: If you completed the 2nd Fullbright quest [[spoiler: before completing the Strange Hero Robin quest, and by buying Dophore Corp to complete it. Dophore will still be mentioned as the villain, even though you just bought them out]]out]].



* IllGirl: Muse.

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* IllGirl: Muse.Muse, due to a sleeping curse inflicted on her by [[spoiler:Maximus]].



* LovableRogue: Paul the thief, who can be recruited if you spared him in the Thief's Cave, helped his girlfriend Nina stop the Kidlanto sacrifices, and have defeated at least one of the four Sinistrals.



* ModularEpilogue: In addition to the game having MultipleEndings for each character, there are potential additional scenes for key characters the party helped along the way, such as The Professor (if you [[spoiler:took part in the HighSpeedBattle]]) and Undine (if her rival Volcano doesn't get the treasure they were fighting over), though any involving a character that was a part of the final party will be skipped.

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* ModularEpilogue: In addition to the game having MultipleEndings for each character, there are potential additional scenes for key characters the party helped along the way, such as The Professor (if you [[spoiler:took part in [[spoiler:won the HighSpeedBattle]]) and Undine (if her rival Volcano doesn't get the treasure they were fighting over), though any involving a character that was a part of the final party (or who lost all of their LP) will be skipped.



** Throughout the game, Mikhail can manage Loanne's taxes and army from its throne. Good popularity with the people will ultimately lead to either him being declared a King or a Duke, while ignoring the task or doing poorly at it will have him appoint an adviser to help better manage things.

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** Throughout the game, Mikhail can manage Loanne's taxes and army from its throne. Good popularity with the people will ultimately lead to either him being declared either a King or a Duke, while ignoring the task or doing poorly at it will have him appoint an adviser to help better manage things.



* PublicDomainArtifact: [[spoiler: HolyGrail, Ice Sword, Holy King's Boots, Holy King's Spear, Silver Hand, Devil King Axe, Devil King Shield, Devil King Armor, Glory Staff, Masquerade, Fairy Bow, Seven Star Sword, Holy King's Helmet, Royal Ring.]]

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* PublicDomainArtifact: [[spoiler: There's the HolyGrail, which in this universe once held the blood of the holy Matriarch. Other notable artifacts in the setting include the Ice Sword, Holy King's Boots, Holy King's Spear, Silver Hand, Devil King Axe, Devil King Shield, Devil King Armor, Glory Staff, Masquerade, Fairy Bow, Seven Star Sword, Holy King's Helmet, and Royal Ring.]]



* SoLongAndThanksForAllTheGear: Any and all characters, since they can be kicked out/removed from the party at any time. Though there are two particularly bad offenders: [[spoiler:Sarah and Young Boy, neither of which are available for the FinalBoss, and the latter of which forcing himself into the party shortly before it. This especially sucks if you've been training them to be main party members for the last battle.]]
* StandardStatusEffects: Charm, Stun, Petrify, Berserk, Blindness.

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* SoLongAndThanksForAllTheGear: Any and all characters, since they can be kicked out/removed from the party at any time. Though there are two particularly bad offenders: [[spoiler:Sarah and Young Boy, neither of which are available for the FinalBoss, and the latter of which forcing himself into the party shortly before it. This especially sucks if you've been training them to be main party members for the last battle.battle, and particularly in Sarah's own story, in which she's mandatory and you can recruit the Young Boy earlier than anyone else.]]
* StandardStatusEffects: Charm, Stun, Petrify, Berserk, and Blindness.

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