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The main selling point of ''Watch Dogs: Legion'' is the ability to recruit new members into [=DedSec=]: the people of London are so opposed to the city's current direction that any of the civilian {{NPC}}s can be convinced to join your cause, turning them into playable characters each with their own set of skills and (positive and negative) perks: some ex-military have exceptional combat skills, some activists have hacking specializations, retired old grannies are better at infiltration than you might think, and some characters will randomly drop dead.

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The main selling point of ''Watch Dogs: Legion'' is the ability to recruit new members into [=DedSec=]: the people of London are so opposed to the city's current direction that any of the civilian {{NPC}}s can be convinced to join your cause, turning them into playable characters each with their own set of skills and (positive and negative) perks: some ex-military have exceptional combat skills, some activists have hacking specializations, retired old grannies are better at infiltration than you might think, think... and some characters will randomly drop dead.
dead of a heart attack.


* LawEnforcementInc: The PMC Albion have become the primary law enforcement agency in London. In the Gamescom trailer, we also see that an MI5 agent left the agency after it was privatised.

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* LawEnforcementInc: The PMC Albion have become the primary law enforcement agency in London. In the Gamescom trailer, we also see that an MI5 [=MI5=] agent left the agency after it was privatised.

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* LawEnforcementInc: The PMC Albion have become the primary law enforcement agency in London. In the Gamescom trailer, we also see that an MI5 agent left the agency after it was privatised.


* BoozeBasedBuff: The Play As Anyone trailer shows one character who takes 25% less damage if he's had a drink.

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* BoozeBasedBuff: The Play As Anyone trailer shows one character who takes 25% 50% less damage if he's had a drink.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crubKIFUytQ Classroom 101 trailer]]


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* BoozeBasedBuff: The Play As Anyone trailer shows one character who takes 25% less damage if he's had a drink.


* HollywoodHeartAttack: One of the available random traits is "may die randomly". In the trailer this is demonstrated with an elderly man named Alan. Who, after being shown machine gunning police cars left right and centre, is shown keeling over in the park. To the surprise of the narrator.

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* HollywoodHeartAttack: One of the available random traits is "may die randomly". In the trailer Play As Anyone trailer, this is demonstrated with an elderly man named Alan. Who, Alan who, after being shown machine gunning police cars left right and centre, is shown keeling keels over in the park. To park, much to the surprise of the narrator.


* HollywoodHeartAttack: One of the available random traits is "may die randomly". In the trailer this is demonstrated with an elderly man named Alan. Who, after being shown machine gunning police cars left right and centre, is shown keeling over in the park. To the surprise of the narrator.



** This trope is also {{Deconstructed}}; the gameplay demonstration shows that elderly characters move slower than younger ones, and will also stumble around while climbing over an obstacle or after dropping down a short height.

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** This trope is also {{Deconstructed}}; the gameplay demonstration shows that elderly characters move slower than younger ones, and will also stumble around while climbing over an obstacle or after dropping down a short height. Another trailer shows that despite being a "veritable mad bastard" who can run amok with rifles, an elderly recruit has a trait called [[HollywoodHeartAttack "may die randomly"]].


* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVP1xQqE0Ik Gamescom 2019 Play As Anyone Explained]

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVP1xQqE0Ik Gamescom 2019 Play As Anyone Explained]
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVP1xQqE0Ik Gamescom 2019 Play As Anyone Explained]


''Watch Dogs: Legion'' is the third game in Creator/{{Ubisoft}}'s ''VideoGame/WatchDogs'' series. The game offers a {{dystopia}}n look at UsefulNotes/{{London}} TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture, where rising crime and terrorism have led to the city becoming an oppressive police state, ruled by PrivateMilitaryContractors and crawling with surveillance drones. In response, a hacker group called [=DedSec=] has formed and seeks to bring freedom back to the city of London. In order to achieve this goal, they will need to recruit new members to join their ranks...

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''Watch Dogs: Legion'' is the third game in Creator/{{Ubisoft}}'s ''VideoGame/WatchDogs'' series. The game offers a {{dystopia}}n look at UsefulNotes/{{London}} TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture, where rising crime and terrorism have led to the city becoming an oppressive police state, ruled by PrivateMilitaryContractors and crawling with surveillance drones. In response, a the hacker group called [=DedSec=] has formed and seeks to bring freedom back to the city of London. In order to achieve this goal, they will need to recruit new members to join their ranks...


* WarpWhistle: The gameplay demonstration shows that in addition to the Hackerspaces returning from ''2'', UsefulNotes/LondonUnderground stations now also serve as fast travel destinations. You can also switch to another member of [=DedSec=] in another part of the city for quick travel.

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* WarpWhistle: The gameplay demonstration shows that in addition to the Hackerspaces returning from ''2'', UsefulNotes/LondonUnderground stations now also serve as fast travel destinations. You can also switch to another member of [=DedSec=] in another part of the city for quick travel.travel.
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* SacrificialLion: Ian, the first [=DedSec=] operative we see in the E3 gameplay demonstration, dies trying to help a potential recruit escape. Showing just how dangerous things really are.

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* %%* SacrificialLion: Ian, the first [=DedSec=] operative we see in the E3 gameplay demonstration, dies trying to help a potential recruit escape. Showing just how dangerous things really are.


* FighterMageThief: The gameplay trailer demonstrates that recruited characters can be made into one of three classes that follow this formula, each with their own special ability and perks:

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* FighterMageThief: The gameplay trailer demonstrates that recruited characters can be made into one of three classes that follow this formula, classes, each with their own special ability and perks:


* BreadEggsBreadedEggs: In the [=E3=] gameplay trailer, upon seeing a small plantation, Bagley mentions that Cannabis and Fentanyl have been combined through "the miracle of genetics".

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* %%* BreadEggsBreadedEggs: In the [=E3=] gameplay trailer, upon seeing a small plantation, Bagley mentions that Cannabis and Fentanyl have been combined through "the miracle of genetics".

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* SacrificialLion: Ian, the first [=DedSec=] operative we see in the E3 gameplay demonstration, dies trying to help a potential recruit escape. Showing just how dangerous things really are.

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