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xwill-cipherx is a Character Blog for an AU version of Gravity Falls villain Bill Cipher. It's noted for its extensive character development of the titular character, and the degree to which he diverges from the original.

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  • Badass Bookworm: Will is incredibly knowledgeable about most things, and is also ruthlessly efficient in combat.
  • Been There, Shaped History: Apparently possessed Hitler and forced him to shoot himself, among other things.
  • Berserk Button:
    • Do NOT threaten Will's loved ones, especially not his kids. Do NOT threaten kids in general. To a lesser extent, don't insult his partners.
    • Will's daughter Margaret seems to have a similar Berserk Button.
  • Blessed with Suck: Yes, Will is an extremely powerful demon, but he can't always control his powers, occasionally leading to horrible side affects.
  • Death Seeker: HUGELY suicidal. Seems to have gotten worse now that he's seen his own death.
  • Dented Iron: He and a Bill make a firm point that demons are NOT invincible.
  • Does Not Know His Own Strength: Played with. He is all too aware of how strong he is most of the time, but can forget about this when he's emotional.
  • Domestic Abuse: This universe's version of Stanford Pines is hinted to have been abusive even before Will figured out his betrayal.
  • Every Scar Has a Story: Word of God says this is true. So far we've found out the story behind four.
  • Extra Eyes:
    • When Will's Superpowered Evil Side comes out, he gains a third eye.
    • When he fuses with Bill, he gains a third eye as well.
    • His rage form has eyes everywhere.
  • Fangs Are Evil: Mostly averted. Will's most recent design has two rows of extremely sharp teeth. His biological children most likely avert this as well.
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  • A Father to His Men: Has a recorded tendency to "adopt" people close to him as his children.
  • Finger Snap Lighter: Will does this on occasion.
  • Flower Motif: Will is strongly associated with forget-me-nots.
  • Heartbroken Badass: Due to his long life, has pretty much lost everyone he’s ever loved.
  • Heroes Prefer Swords: Downplayed. He certainly prefers swordfighting, but he’s not above using other weapons.
  • Heroic Red Ring Of Death: Word of God says Will dies by overextending his powers to bring about the universe again.
  • Last of His Kind: Zig-zagged. There are other versions of him from a different universes, but he's the only one to survive in his personal timeline.
  • Master Swordsman: Literally cuts a bazooka out of the air in a non canon interaction.
  • Nice Guy: When no one is in trouble, Will has a tendency to be gentle and kind.
  • Nightmare Fuel Station Attendant: Has a bad habit of doing unsettling things without noticing and acts as though weird things such as a one eyed succubus are normal.
  • Old Soldier: Served in wars from the Greco-Persian wars all the way to World War II, and reminds people of this in combat situations.
  • Older Than They Look: Will's a trillion years old and can easily keep up with nineteen and twelve year olds. In fact, he apparently only started visibly aging recently.
  • Omniglot: Because of his powers, speaks every language.
    • Word of God says he mostly uses this to shit-talk people without them knowing.
  • One-Winged Angel: According to Word of God, if he’s allowed to spiral into insanity he becomes a horrifying, constantly shifting Eldritch Abomination
  • Only Sane Man: Downplayed. In comparison to most of his friend group, he fills this role, but is still prone to odd, disturbing behavior.
  • Parental Substitute: To Sapphire, Sunny, and Jack.
  • Playing with Fire: Doesn’t do manipulate fire often, but has demonstrated an ability to do so, at which point he's wholly wreathed in flames.
  • Power Limiter: Was placed on him by his version of Stanford after Ford betrayed him. Takes the form of runes carved into his flesh.
  • Power-Strain Blackout: One occurs after teleporting himself and Bill out of the void.
  • Pragmatic Hero: Most definitely willing to get his hands dirty if it means people will be safe.
  • Rape as Backstory: Heavily implied (if not almost confirmed by his evil side) to have happened to Will.
  • Redemption Quest: An ongoing endeavor for him.
  • Scars Are Forever: Has scars from thousands of years ago.
  • Self-Made Orphan: But is apparently on good terms with the spirits of his family members.
  • Sole Survivor: Only surviving member of his version of Flatland. Mildly averted due to his interactions with various versions of himself.
  • Sorry, I'm Gay: A rare honest example, to the frustration of many followers.


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