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  • True Ending of the original game's Cheater Route: Vincent becomes an Incubus. Credits show him kicking all kinds of Netherworld ass, and the final clip shows Vincent with full ram horns sitting on a throne, with Catherine, and dozens of others like her at each limb, all announcing various lustful things about him and his awesomeness. The deal is sealed by the fact that Nergal IS HIS THRONE.
    • Made even more awesome by the fact that he took over the Netherworld in his underwear. That right there is all sorts of badass.
    • It's notable in its own way that, after so much fumbling around women, Vincent is perfectly at ease surrounded by the other succubi, and while Catherine acknowledges they are "wrapped around his finger", he doesn't respond to their advances, merely allowing them to fawn over him while he clearly only has eyes for Catherine, who he keeps snuggled against the whole time.
  • Vincent's challenge to Boss/Thomas Mutton. Erica even comments on it.
    • Slightly before that, Boss/Thomas Mutton threatens Vincent with more nightmares for pushing the issue. Instead of backing down, Vincent threatens to stab him to death.
      • The very fact that he threatened to stab a god to death, and that, one would assume immortal, god was scared of him speaks volumes.
  • The fact that the game over theme is Sarasate's "Zigeunerweisen" is awesome by virtue.
  • More of a meta-example, but if you, the player, can beat all stages of Babel, all of which are much harder than the other levels, you are definitely a master of Catherine.
    • Which is made even more awesome with the following cutscene, where Trisha, AKA Ishtar, the babylonic goddess of love, puts on her best look and "rewards" the player.
  • After completing the Torture Chamber (Stage 3) and the boss is dying:
    Vincent: Suck it!!
    • Which overlaps with Funny Moments when you remember that said boss is the infamous conjoined, lustful lovers monster.
  • Vincent fearlessly telling off Mutton/Dumuzid at the end of the Final Stage.
    Vincent: ...From now on, my life is my own!!
  • Even though it was a dream and she was never pregnant in the first place, you have to give Katherine props for climbing the tower while in heels and apparently with child.
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  • When you hit continue after Vincent dies during a puzzle, he will sometimes say with conviction, "Now's not the time to be dead!" Keep playing, damn it, we're not done here!
  • On a overall level, despite Vincent apparently not being so great dealing with relationship issues, him being a Determinator when things go wrong to the point of the other sheep eventually looking up to him as a leader.
  • The True Neutral Ending. Vincent realizes that he can't truly commit to either woman, and promises to improve on himself first and pursue his dreams of space tourism, which he gets the chance to after winning big on a wrestling match.
  • Full Body's New ending for Catherine; instead of Vincent taking over Netherworld, Catherine manages to travel back in time to Vincent's high school days, getting his attention first and subsequently keeping the whole mess that caused the game's events from happening.
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  • Meta example: the developers of the Catherine: Full Body remake acknowledging that the multiplayer aspect is being made with the competitive community in mind shows how much Atlus pay attention to the community of a smaller, less mainstream game and is further rewarding for several key members who put significant time and effort into helping the community grow despite the original game's lack of online multiplayer and keeping the game in the spotlight years after release.
  • Another meta: Ah... remember those days in the late 2000's when there's this voice actor known as Troy Baker, who has an awesome voice and became so popular in voicing anime-based games he started branching into western medias and found his great popularity there after at one point he did Vincent? These days, he rarely did anime-based roles, so maybe Atlus would attempt to cut cost for the game's remake, just like Bandai Namco in Tales of Vesperia Definitive Edition, so I guess we would have to bear for a replacement and hope it's good... NOT! Atlus managed the impossible, Troy Baker is back as Vincent!
  • If you take Rin's romance route in Full Body, you'll see Vincent gradually become awesome throughout the story. Their relationship ends up being the most healthy of three options, because Rin loves Vincent unconditionally and unlike the other women, doesn't manipulate him or have a separate agenda. Despite his initial shock over Rin being male, Vincent quickly gets over himself and realizes he's in love as well. He becomes way more decisive and upfront about his feelings, to the point he publicly outs himself as bisexual to his friends and everyone else in The Stray Sheep, and promises to figure out a way to make it work along with taking responsibility for Katherine's pregnancy. Near the end of the game, he confidently tackles Mutton's final gauntlet to save Rin, and they easily dismiss his homophobic ranting with a heartfelt Kirk Summation. This is taken Up to Eleven in the finale, when Rin's brother shows up to take him home, furious that he's fallen for a mere human, and forces Vincent into a final gauntlet to test his worth. If he loses, Rin has to leave, and the Earth will be obliterated by meteors. Not only does Vincent fearlessly take on this final challenge, he pulls it off spectacularly. He manages to secure Rin's freedom and future with him, and save the entire human race from extinction. That's a huge step up from the flaky drunkard he started as.
    • Plus in this route Vincent figured out that Mutton was involved in the nightmares unlike the other routes where he accidentally gets Mutton to tell the truth not only is he more badass in the Rin route but he’s also smarter as well.
  • Also, the fact that nearly everyone is totally on board with Vincent and Rin's relationship. Jonny is pissed due to what it means for Katherine and even punches Vincent, but begrudgingly accepts it. Orlando is utterly baffled at first due to Vincent outing himself to be bisexual, and Rin's gender, but quickly decides to roll with it. That kind of reveal could've gone far worse, and it demonstrates how strong these guys' friendships are. The most telling reaction comes from Erica, who was famously outed as a transwoman in the original game. Not only did she become Rin's best friend early in the game and it's made clear she knew about Rin's gender all along, but she's visibly concerned and angry when Vincent admits that he panicked over Rin's Unsettling Gender Reveal and caused him to run away. She immediately tells Vincent to call Rin and apologize, listens intently when Vincent desperately tries to fix his mistake over the phone, and ends up being the couple's biggest Shipper on Deck once Vincent makes his decision. This entire scenario approaches the subject matter far, far better than the original game.
  • After spending the entire game messing with Vincent and the other sheep, it's immensely satisfying to see Mutton being reduced to a pathetic, terrified wreck when faced with the sheer might of Rin's brother.
  • It's revealed that Rin has the power to change people's prejudices and bloom new possibilities through his music. Vincent was able to go such incredible lengths because of Rin's support. In Rin's True Ending, he and Vincent get married, and they go on tour in outer space!


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