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* TheStoic: As described by OTT Wrestling Commentator Don Marnell:
--> '''Don Marnell''': When we saw Wrestling/MinoruSuzuki, we talked about him being sadistic, enjoying inflicting punishment. When I see WALTER inflict punishment on his opponent, it's almost like he feels ''nothing''.


** Ringkampf, with Axel Dieter Jr. and Timothy Thatcher.


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* PowerTrio:
** Ringkampf, with Axel Dieter Jr. and Timothy Thatcher.

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* TheComicallySerious: He's aa beefy, mostly humorless guy who rarely talks, so he's the perfect straight man to whenever a promotion decides to do comedy nonsense around him.

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* FaceHeelTurn: Won his rematch with Dunne off of interference from Fabian Aichner [[EasilyDistractedReferee distracting the ref]] so Marcel Barthel could clock Dunne with the title belt.


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** Imperium, with Fabian Aichner and Marcel Barthel.


* BoringButPractical: The deceptive simplicity of WALTER's moveset is well known, mostly featuring classic era standards such as suplexes, dropkicks, powerbombs, and - of course - those [[ArmorPiercingSlap ungodly chops]]. He's absolutely no less terrifying for it for two simple reasons: the moves work and it's [[TheDreaded WALTER]] using them.

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* BoringButPractical: The deceptive simplicity of WALTER's moveset is well known, mostly featuring features classic era standards such as suplexes, dropkicks, powerbombs, and - of course - those [[ArmorPiercingSlap ungodly chops]]. He's absolutely no less terrifying for it for two simple reasons: the moves work and it's [[TheDreaded WALTER]] using them.

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* BoringButPractical: The deceptive simplicity of WALTER's moveset is well known, mostly featuring classic era standards such as suplexes, dropkicks, powerbombs, and - of course - those [[ArmorPiercingSlap ungodly chops]]. He's absolutely no less terrifying for it for two simple reasons: the moves work and it's [[TheDreaded WALTER]] using them.

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* HiddenEyes: In an absurdly rare RealLife example, the prominent shape of WALTER's brow coupled with the overhead lighting of the average wrestling ring mean that the man rarely cuts a promo where his eyes aren't obscured by black, unfeeling shadow.


** Schadenfreude, with CCK[[note]]Chris Brookes, Jonathan Gresham, Kid Lykos[[/note]], Aussie Open[[note]]Kyle Fletcher, Mark Davis[[/note]], Lucky Kid and Timothy Thatcher.

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** Schadenfreude, with CCK[[note]]Chris CCK,[[note]]Chris Brookes, Jonathan Gresham, Kid Lykos[[/note]], Lykos[[/note]] Aussie Open[[note]]Kyle Open,[[note]]Kyle Fletcher, Mark Davis[[/note]], Davis[[/note]] Lucky Kid and Timothy Thatcher.



* TheQuietOne: He barely speaks a word, preferring instead to let his ring work speak for him. Best exemplified in [[https://www.cagematch.net/?id=93&nr=145 a promo]] with Wrestling/ColtCabana for ''Rings of Europe''[='=]s ''November Classic'' event, where Colt speaks most of it while WALTER has only two lines: ''"I have to say something, right?"'' and ''"I know"''. Colt finishes it saying "You are a promo god".

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* TheQuietOne: He barely speaks a word, preferring instead to let his ring work speak for him. Best exemplified in [[https://www.cagematch.net/?id=93&nr=145 a promo]] with Wrestling/ColtCabana for ''Rings of Europe''[='=]s ''November Classic'' event, where Colt speaks most of it while WALTER has only two lines: ''"I have to say something, right?"'' and ''"I know"''. Colt finishes it saying "You are a promo god". It goes to the point that when WALTER pronounced his first words on NXT UK, by shouting "PETER!" when Pete Dunne was about to leave the contract signing for their WWE UK Championship match, there was a noticeable shocked gasp heard across the audience.


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* ShoutOut:
** One of his ringnames was "[[Wrestling/{{Vader}} Big Van]] Walter", after another powerhouse noted for his stiff moves.
** One of his nicknames was "Otto Wanz Jr." after Otto Wanz, the former [[Wrestling/AmericanWrestlingAssociation AWA]] World Heavyweight Champion considered one of the most famous Austrian wrestlers ever.


** While the stable itself never made it to Defiant,[[note]]What with Marcel Barthel and Timothy Thatcher being under WWE contracts preventing them from appearing in the promotion.[[/note]] his entrance graphics still references his PowerStable in wXw, Ringkampf.

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** While the stable itself never made it to Defiant,[[note]]What with Marcel Barthel and Timothy Thatcher being under WWE contracts contract preventing them him from appearing in the promotion.[[/note]] his entrance graphics still references his PowerStable in wXw, Ringkampf.


* MusicToInvadePolandTo: Or at least, to invade the ring to. His theme music (Dvorak's Symphony no. 9) is very martial-sounding.


** In ''NXT UK'', since Ringkampf is nowhere to be seen and the 'E usually sweeps away any indie reference from its wrestlers, it's instead a greatcoat resembling the one worn by Napoleon Bonaparte.

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** In ''NXT UK'', since Ringkampf is nowhere to be seen and the 'E WWE usually sweeps away any indie reference from its wrestlers, it's instead a greatcoat resembling the one worn by Napoleon Bonaparte.


* FinishingMove: A sleeper hold called "Gojira Clutch", a lariat, and a pumphandle powerbomb called "Golden Bomb". When both of these reliable old soldiers failed to put away Wrestling/PeteDunne at ''NXT [=TakeOver=]: New York'', WALTER improvised a new finishing sequence on the spot: a top rope jackknife powerbomb transitioned into the most ''terrifying'' frog splash ever witnessed by man.

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* FinishingMove: A sleeper hold called "Gojira Clutch", a lariat, and a pumphandle powerbomb called "Golden Bomb". When both of these reliable old soldiers failed to put away Wrestling/PeteDunne Pete Dunne at ''NXT [=TakeOver=]: New York'', WALTER improvised a new finishing sequence on the spot: a top rope jackknife powerbomb transitioned into the most ''terrifying'' frog splash ever witnessed by man.


* FinishingMove: A sleeper hold called "Gojira Clutch", a lariat, and a pumphandle powerbomb called "Golden Bomb".

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* FinishingMove: A sleeper hold called "Gojira Clutch", a lariat, and a pumphandle powerbomb called "Golden Bomb". When both of these reliable old soldiers failed to put away Wrestling/PeteDunne at ''NXT [=TakeOver=]: New York'', WALTER improvised a new finishing sequence on the spot: a top rope jackknife powerbomb transitioned into the most ''terrifying'' frog splash ever witnessed by man.


* DefeatingTheUndefeatable: At NXT [=TakeOver=]: New York he defeated [[Wrestling/BritishStrongStyle Pete Dunne's]] 685 long day reign as WWE UK Champion.

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* DefeatingTheUndefeatable: At NXT [=TakeOver=]: New York he defeated and ended [[Wrestling/BritishStrongStyle Pete Dunne's]] 685 days long day reign as WWE UK United Kingdom Champion.

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* DefeatingTheUndefeatable: At NXT [=TakeOver=]: New York he defeated [[Wrestling/BritishStrongStyle Pete Dunne's]] 685 long day reign as WWE UK Champion.

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