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Tropes That Apply to Broforce in General

  • Celebrity Paradox: We've got three Schwarzeneggers, two Norrises. two Lamberts, two Gibsons and two Van Dammes.
  • Friendly Fireproof: Explosions from a Bro's weapon will never hurt them. (other explosions caused by that explosion are another story, however)
  • Gag Nose: They all have red noses for some reason. So does everyone else, including the President and Jesus.
  • Heroic Build: Most of them sport arms that are nearly as thick as their torsos.
  • I Am Not Shazam: Some of them, like Brommando, Bro Hard and Broheart are named after the movie instead of the character. invoked
  • Lantern Jaw of Justice: ALL of them. Yes, including the women.
  • Lawyer-Friendly Cameo: An entire army of them.
  • One-Hit-Point Wonder: With the exception of the Boondock Bros and Brolander, one hit from anything is death.
  • One-Man Army: Every single one of them is able to slaughter hundreds of terrorists in any given map.

Rambro

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"Don't push it or I'll give a war you won't believe."

The default character. Armed with an M60 machine gun, frag grenades, and a knife. Mooks are going to need a good supply of body bags. Based on John Rambo from Rambo.


Brommando

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"Let off some steam, Bennett!"

The second bro unlocked. Armed with an M202 FLASH rocket launcher and a knife. He may promise to kill you last, but it's a lie. Based on John Matrix from Commando.


B. A. Broracus

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"I ain't gettin' on no helicopter!"

The third bro unlocked. Armed with a flamethrower, incendiary grenades, and his own head. He pities the fools he sets on fire. Based on B. A. Baracus from The A-Team.


Brodell Walker

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"When you're in Texas look behind you, 'cos that's where the Ranger's gonna be."

The fourth bro unlocked. Armed with a pump-action shotgun, airstrike flares, and roundhouse kicks. Based on Cordell Walker from Walker, Texas Ranger.


  • Badass Beard: Of course. He is Chuck Norris.
  • Death from Above: His special calls in an airstrike.
  • Eagleland: His airstrike's trails are colored red, white, and blue. Singing the Star-Spangled Banner while the bombs fall is entirely optional.
  • Friendly Fire Proof: His special is an aversion. Try not to kill yourself or your co-op buddies with it!
  • Nice Hat: He wears his trademark cowboy hat.
  • Roundhouse Kick: Being based on Chuck Norris, he uses these for melee attacks. They do more damage and have a variety of angled variations in comparison to the standard punches and knives.
  • Short-Range Shotgun: Like all shotgun bros, his range is rather lacking, but he makes up for it in firepower.
  • Shout-Out: His airstrike special is very reminiscent of the Air Strike item from Worms.

Bro Hard

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"Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker!"

Bro number five. Has two machine guns, ho ho ho, and flash bangs. Based on John McClane.


MacBrover

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"If I had some duct tape, I could fix that."

The Sixth Bro. Carries lots of dynamite, and turkeys to hide it in. Based on Angus MacGyver of MacGyver


Brade

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"Some motherfuckers are always trying to ice-skate uphill."

The Seventh Bro. A Dhampyr with a taste for bladed weapons, as befits his namesake.


Bro Dredd

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"Court's adjourned."

Bro number Eight. He is the law. Carries his Lawgiver pistol, whose bullets will curve to meet the nearest target and a secondary fire that launches controllable rockets.


Bro in Black

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"You know what the difference is between you and me? I make this look good!"

If you could look over here, please... *FLASH*. He is not based on Agent J. He does not carry a Noisy Cricket and Neuralyzer. You will now close this page and do something productive.


Dirty Brorry

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"I know what you're thinking. You're thinking: did he fire six shots or only five...?"

Go ahead. Make his day. Carries a .44 caliber Magnum (the most powerful handgun in the world) and Molotov Cocktails.


The Brominator

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"I'll be back."

He cannot be reasoned with. He doesn't feel pity or remorse, or fear. And he absolutely will not stop, ever, until the enemy is dead, he is a Cyberdyne series T-800 Model 101 Terminator. Wields a M134 Minigun, and the inhuman strength to heft it. Can temporarily shed his organic exterior, revealing the mechanical endoskeleton beneath it, becoming unaffected by recoil and totally invulnerable to damage.


  • The Ahnold: Based on Schwarzenegger himself.
  • Cool Shades: On his unlock screen only.
  • Determinator: Inevitable, given that he's based on the trope namer. His secondary fire allows him to wade through literally anything save for instant death pits, all while firing his minigun at full capacity.
  • Gatling Good: Hell yes.
  • Hell-Bent for Leather: He wears his classic Badass Biker attire.
  • Megaton Punch: His melee attack is an uppercut, which originally sent enemies flying offscreen. A patch eventually lowered the knockback, making it Downplayed.
  • Mighty Glacier: If you don't use his Recoil Boost, he plays as this.
  • More Dakka: Comes with carrying a minigun. His damage output is the highest of any bullet user.
  • No-Sell: His special reveals his endoskeleton to make him impervious to everything... except Bottomless Pits.
  • Recoil Boost: The principle behind his speed. By using the recoil from the minigun as a thruster, he can launch himself around the map, making seemingly impossible jumps and moving faster than any character in the game, with the added bonus of killing everything he passes over.
  • Robotic Reveal: Of sorts. His avatar portrait and in-game sprite have the living tissue of one side of his face damaged, revealing his robotic skull beneath. Using his special removes it completely, showing his full robotic endoskeleton.
  • Shout-Out: According to Word of God, his minigun was inspired by that of Super Crate Box.
    • If you manage to get killed while he's on his endoskeleton modenote , you get an achievment based on one of his most iconic lines: "I'll be back".

Brobocop

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"Dead or alive, you're coming with me!"

Another cyborg Bro, this time based on Alex Murphy, the legendary RoboCop. Carries his standard Auto-9 pistol, which he can fire in short bursts or charge for a very powerful attack. Your move, creep.


  • Blade Below the Shoulder: His melee attack has him stabbing enemies with his retractable data spike.
  • Charge Attack: His Auto-9 has this, at full charge it can release an abundance of bullets.
  • Cool Gun: His Auto-9 can fire bullets that home in on their targets, or charge up to fire dozens of shots at once.
  • Cool Helmet: It houses his secondary fire, which lets him lock onto enemies on the screen and then fire shots that will travel around obstacles to reach them.
  • Crosshair Aware: A targeting reticle appears on-screen when using his special, letting you lock on any enemy.
  • Determinator: In a sense, his secondary fire allows him to be this. He can get you even if you're hiding down a mineshaft behind some boxes. If he can see you, his secondary fire will let him shoot you.
  • The Faceless: Never seen without his face plate.
  • More Dakka: His fully charged attack unleashes lots of dakka indeed.
  • Robo Cam: His targeting HUD heavily implies this. Plus, it looks exactly like the one in the movies.

Indiana Brones

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"No ticket!"

Named after the family dog. Carries his trademark whip, hat, and gun. Also has a pickaxe to help him get through terrain and enemies alike.


Ash Brolliams

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"Good, bad, I'm the guy with the gun."

Boomstick? Check. Chainsaw? Check. Groovy.


  • Ambidextrous Sprite: His chainsaw switches hands depending on which way he's facing. It also swaps hands during his flexing animation.
  • Artificial Limbs: Has a chainsaw instead of his right hand.
  • Attack Reflector: During his special, his chainsaw will reflect bullets from the front.
  • The Berserker: His special has him running around at top speed, swinging his chainsaw like a madman and turning his enemies into Ludicrous Gibs.
  • Blood-Splattered Warrior: His portrait gets splattered with blood after killing enemies using his special.
  • Chainsaw Good: His defining feature. He makes good use of it in his melee attack and his special.
  • Handicapped Badass: One of his hands has been replaced with a chainsaw.
  • Ludicrous Gibs: The end result of either of his weapons. Amusingly enough, this makes him one of the best characters against undead (deadite?) mooks in the final Hell levels.
  • Mook Horror Show: Attacking an enemy with his melee attack causes other nearby enemies to run away in fear rather than fight back, making it surprisingly viable despite being one of the slowest melee attacks.
  • Short Range Boomstick: Well, yes. But it's compensated by its sheer power.
  • Shout-Out: When you start later hell levels as him, he will emerge from portal along with his car, as in the end of the second film.
  • Sword and Gun: More like Chainsaw And Boomstick, but the same principle applies.

Mr. Anderbro

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"I know Kung Fu."

He is the One. Unfortunately that doesn't come with his Flying Brick superpowers nor his "lots of guns". Instead he gets...his fists. And the ability to stop bullets with a gesture.


  • Attack Reflector: His special catches any bullets fired at him while it is active and returns them to sender.
  • Badass Longcoat: Given that it's part of his iconic attire in the movie, it was to be expected.
  • Bare-Fisted Monk: Most Bros use weapons, he is a weapon.
  • Cool Shades: Much like the previously mentioned longcoat.
  • Flash Step: Can perform one of these by hitting his melee key and a direction.
  • Ground Pound: Using his downwards dash while in mid-air results in this when he lands.
  • Punched Across the Room: He hits hard enough to send mooks flying backwards.
  • Rapid-Fire Fisticuffs: What his playstyle revolves around. Mash the fire button as fast as possible and rush at nearby enemies before they can get a shot off. It's surprisingly effective, especially when combined with his secondary fire.

The Boondock Bros

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"Never shall innocent blood be shed, yet the blood of the wicked shall flow like a river..."

Based on Connor and Murphy McManus of The Boondock Saints, they're a pair of vigilante brothers on a mission from God to rid the world from terrorists. Each one carries dual handguns, and they can summon their father to aid them in battle.


  • Assist Character: Il (Bro) Duce, who is basically a third AI controlled Boondock Bro.
  • Badass Family: If both brothers are alive, their special calls their father to join them in battle.
  • Back-to-Back Badasses: Part of their duo functionality. The non-player controlled brother will occasionally turn around and fire behind the pair.
  • Boring, but Practical: Their entire moveset effectively only includes pistols, which are somewhat mundane compared to many other characters' fighting styles. Despite this, they are still an incredibly effective character, due to being several times more resilient than almost every other character.
  • The Dividual: They count as one single character for all intents and purposes.
  • Guns Akimbo: Both brothers dual wield their pistols.
  • More Dakka: Pretty much the only other thing they bring to the table. Twice the guns of any other Bro gives them an abundance of conventional firepower to supplement their staying power.
  • Pistol-Whipping: Their melee attack is this.
  • Resurrective Immortality: As long as they can use their special after getting hit, the Boondock Bros will never die. Getting hit removes one bro, and their special brings him back.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: If one of the brothers dies, the remaining one will get very pissed. See Turns Red below.
  • Shout-Out: According to Word of God, their gameplay style is based on the Ice Climbers from Super Smash Bros..
  • Sibling Team/Bash Brothers: Yep.
  • Turns Red: Literally happens upon getting hit. The hit causes one bro to die, and the other turns red and doubles movement speed and rate of fire briefly.

Brochete

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"You just fucked with the wrong Mexican."

An ex-Federale who sometimes has to negotiate with a big machete. In addition to his aforementioned machete, he carries an plethora of knives. Fitting, considering who he's based on.


  • Badass Mustache: On both his sprite and his portrait. He is based on Danny Trejo, after all.
  • Blown Across the Room: His knives "carry" small enemies who are killed by them, allowing him to send explosive enemies flying into their allies.
  • Denial of Diagonal Attack: His special can be rotated 360 degrees, making him an aversion.
  • Dual Wielding: His sprite wields a pair of machetes.
  • Flechette Storm: His special involves him creating one from the machetes he carries on his person.
  • Gutted Like a Fish: His melee attack does this to terrorists. They will react appropriately upon seeing it. Ironically, he actually does this with his bare hands, rather than a machete.
    Announcer: ORGAN PUNCHES!
  • Hammer Space: He keeps there an infinite supply of machetes.
  • Jack-of-All-Stats: His primary fire has good damage, range, and firing speed, and carries enemies away from him. His special is one of the few directional attacks in the game, allowing him to strike from angles unavailable to most other Bros. Finally, his melee attack is the most powerful one in the game, can quickly chain from enemy to enemy, and inflicts the Fear status on surviving enemies. There are few situations he doesn't have a solution to.
  • Knife Nut: Both his primary and special attack involve throwing machetes to his enemies.
  • Machete Mayhem: His weapon of choice, for obvious reasons.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Never has a more apparent Knife Nut been codified.
  • Throwing Your Sword Always Works: No matter how many machetes he throws, they never fail to stab something.

Bronan the Brobarian

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"Crom laughs at your four winds!"

He crushes his enemies, sees them driven before him, and hears the lamentations of their women. Carrying only a sword, it is his sheer strength that makes him such a force to be reckoned with. And if you do not listen to his prayers.... then to hell with you.


  • The Ahnold: The third Arnie character in the game. His special even includes a very Arnie-ish "NYAAAGH!"
  • Attack Reflector: Like the other melee Bros, his sword can reflect bullets if timed correctly. Though his slower swing speed makes reflecting individual shots more difficult than with other Bros, charging his attack allows him to reflect even a full burst from a Bruiser's minigun.
  • Audible Sharpness: After a fashion. When his swing is fully charged his sword emits the standard "Shing!" sound effect.
  • Barbarian Hero: Well, duh.
  • Charged Attack: He can charge up his sword to release short-ranged Sword Beams. A fully charged strike will release a short range shockwave that will destroy both terrain and enemies in front of him.
  • Charles Atlas Superpower: There's no magic or technology in his powers. He simply swings his sword so hard that it kills people thirty feet away from him.
  • Cool Crown: He wears the Crown of Aquilonia.
  • Death from Above: His special involves launching himself into the air before landing in an enormous shockwave. Using his melee attack in the air results in a falling stab.
  • Megaton Punch: His melee attack is an uppercut, which originally sent enemies flying offscreen. A patch eventually lowered the knockback, making it Downplayed.
  • Screaming Warrior: Upon performing his special, he'll let out Arnie's trademark scream.
  • Shockwave Stomp: Both his fully charged primary strikes and his special result in this. Ludicrous Gibs will ensue if an enemy is caught by them.
  • Sword Beam: His basic swings have a short shock wave that will take out enemies slightly beyond his reach. Charging his swing allows a maximum strike to take out all the terrain in front of him.

Ellen Ripbro

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"Get away from her, you BITCH!"

Last survivng crew member of the Nostromo, xenomorph killer extraordinaire, and all around badass, she is the first unlockable female character. She has her pulse rifle/flamethrower combo from Aliens


  • Action Girl: Of course.
  • Big Damn Heroes: She's the one who saves Rambro, Brommando and B.A. Broracus from the xenomorphs in the game trailer.
  • Kill It with Fire: Her special fires a literal, long range firewall.
  • Mix-and-Match Weapon: Her pulse rifle + flamethrower combo. Her primary fire is the pulse rifle, while her special is the flamethrower.
  • One of the Boys: May be female, but she's still a Bro through and through.
  • Slasher Smile: Look at her avatar portrait when firing. She seems to be having a jolly good time.
  • Shock and Awe: Her pulse rifle does electric damage, making enemies explode. Other enemies affected by these explosions will explode as well, making her great at crowd control (especially against those pesky xenomorphs).
  • Videogame Flamethrowers Suck: Averted. Her flamethrower not only deals massive damage, it also has a very long range. It's only limited by its number of uses, being her special attack and all.

Time Bro

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"Same matter can't occupy same space."

He's still kicking. He must be in Broadway. He has the unique ability to control time, making him great at dealing with large groups of enemies or escaping from a dangerous spot.


  • Bullet Time: His special could be described as this.
  • Colour-Coded Timestop: While his special ability is active, the screen will turn into a grey monochrome.
  • '80s Hair: Just like the character he's based on, he sports a mullet.
  • Frickin' Laser Beams: His gun fires these in short bursts.
  • Roundhouse Kick: One of his melee attacks is this.
  • Time Master: The closest this game has to one. While all characters can stop time if they find special Time Slow ammo crates, Time Bro has this as his innate ability, can do it twice without collecting ammo, and every single use of his ability lasts longer than the one provided by the Time Slow ammo.
  • Time Stands Still: Not totally still, but slowed down to a crawl when using his special. He can still move and attack at normal speed, though.

Broniversal Soldier

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"You're discharged, Sarge!"

Based on Luc Deveraux, AKA GR44 from Universal Soldier, he is able to resurrect both enemies and allies to fight at his side.


Col. James Broddock

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"I don't step on toes, Littlejohn. I step on necks."

After spending some time looking for POWs in 'Nam in Missing in Action, he now rescues them from the Mooks here in Broforce. He specializes in indirect fighting, blowing enemies from behind cover with his trusty Grenade Launcher.


Cherry Broling

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"It's go-go, not cry-cry."

Based on Cherry Darling from Planet Terror, her main "useless talent" is to use her machinegun leg to rain death upon her enemies from above with impunity. She has a harder time on the ground, so try to stay in the air as long as possible!


Bro Max

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"I remember a time of chaos, ruined dreams, this wasted land. But most of all, I remember The Road Warrior. The man we called Max."

The mythical Road Warrior. Although he doesn't have access to his Cool Car in this game, he's still able to kick serious amounts of ass with his trusty sawed-off and the boomerang he borrowed from the Feral Kid.


The Brode

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"You and I have unfinished business."

The world's deadliest assassin, embarked on a quest for revenge. Armed with her katana and her deadly martial techniques, she is a fearsome foe to the terrorists.


Double Bro 7

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"Vodka Martini. Shaken, not stirred."

His name is Brond. James Brond. He has a wide array of gadgets and his trusty Walther PPK in order to put a stop to terrorism.


The Brodator

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"You're one... ugly... motherfucker!"

An intergalactic alien hunter seeking worthy prey for honor and glory. Unfortunately, he will have to do with the Mooks. Using his skills as well as his advanced hunting weapons, he is a formidable foe to the terrorists.


The Brocketeer

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"Peevy, you'd pay to see a man fly, wouldn't you?"

Based on the film adaptation of the Rocketeer comics, The Brocketeer's main feature is his jetpack, which he uses both for offense and mobility.


  • Death from Above: His special has him propelling himself into the air and then dive bombing towards the ground, performing a Ground-Shattering Landing on impact.
  • The Faceless: He's never seen without his Cool Mask.
  • Jetpack: This is what this character is all about. Unlike most depictions, it doesn't allow flight, but it greatly increases his jumping abilities.
  • Jump Jetpack: As mentioned, his jetpack actually works like this.
  • Little Useless Gun: His primary weapon is the weakest in the game, useful only for utility and common mooks.
  • Rocket Punch: His melee attack uses his jetpack to add momentum (and damage) to his punch.
  • Weaponized Exhaust: Every time he jumps, his jetpack emits gouts of flame to burn nearby enemies.

Bro Heart

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"They may take our lives, but they'll never take OUR FREEDOM!"

A Scottish warrior that in a time past led a rebellion against tyranny, he is once again fighting for freedom. His mighty warcry strikes fear even in the most ruthless terrorist's heart.


The Brofessional

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"No women, no kids. That's the rules."

Based on Léon from The Professional, he is a supremely skilled hitman who counts on little Brotilda as an Assist Character. His silenced weapon, fire-and-forget special and ability to teleport in and out of sight makes him the closest thing to a stealth character in the game.


  • Action Girl: Downplayed with Brotilda, who is an Assist Character.
  • Assist Character: As mentioned, Brotilda. The Brofessional's special marks enemies in front of him; enemies marked are shot from offscreen by Brotilda.
  • Back Stab: His melee is centered around this: He teleports behind the nearest mook and stabs him in the back.
  • Badass Longcoat: He wears one of these.
  • Cool Shades: He wears his trademark vintage round shades.
  • Cold Sniper: Brotilda. Her expression when she appears in the avatar portrait is completely neutral.
  • Hollywood Silencer: Same as Double Bro Seven, "fwip" sound and all.
  • No-Sell: He is briefly immune to damage while teleporting.
  • Offscreen Teleportation: His teleporting ability is a slightly exaggerated take on how the original character moves around (i.e he appears to teleport whenever people take their eyes off him).
  • Stealth Expert: His weapon is silenced and his melee attack automatically teleports you to the back of a unsuspecting enemy, so his primary skillset is about being stealthy.
  • Weaponized Teleportation: Upon using his melee attack, he teleports to the nearest enemy and stabs them before they can react. If enemies are present, it has decent range and can go through thin (1-2 blocks) layers of terrain.

Broden

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"The fate of billions will depend upon you...heh heh heh..."

The god of lightning and thunder and protector of Earthrealm, Broden has come to perform a fatality on terrorism. He is based on the movie adaptation of a certain well-known game franchise.


  • Adaptational Badass: In the movie Raiden is actually a mentor figure to the protagonists, and doesn't actually take part in any fight (mainly because Christopher Lambert isn't trained in martial arts). His Broforce counterpart, however, does indeed fight a lot.
  • Attack Reflector: His special attack is a variation on Brade's, and similarly reflects projectiles while he's flying.
  • Calling Your Attacks: According to Free Lives, his special attack is called "Shalibabayee", which is what he yells when performing it.
  • Chain Lightning: His lightning bolts make enemies explode upon death. These explosions also deal electric damage to nearby enemies, who will in turn explode if they are killed, further spreading the lightning love.
  • Composite Character: Combines traits from both the Mortal Kombat movies and videogames.
  • Foe-Tossing Charge: His special can be described as this.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: He even has lightning shooting out of them whenever he attacks.
  • Megaton Punch: His melee uppercuts send enemies' heads flying.
  • Mighty Glacier: Since he deals massive damage and can't move while summoning lightning, he plays pretty much as this.
    • It's possible, however, to maintain the momentum of his special attack after it's completed. This allows him to temporarily move at ridiculous speeds (albeit only in a single direction, and only until he stops moving) comparable to other Bros leaping off a propane tank or zipline. Consequently, he can become a literal Lightning Bruiser.
  • Mystical White Hair: He's a Physical God of lightning and thunder, and he has a mane of white hair, as in Christopher Lambert's portrayal of the character.
  • Nice Hat: His sprite wears the famous conic straw hat.
  • Screaming Warrior: "SHALIBABAYEEEEEE!"
  • Shock and Awe: His primary attack consists on frying enemies with bolts of lightning. He isn't the god of lighting and thunder for nothing.
  • Shout-Out: His looks are taken from Christopher Lambert's character in the movie, but at least part of his moveset comes from the games (to be more precise, his special is Raiden's Signature Move and his melee attack is Johnny Cage's MKI fatality).
  • Unexpected Character: It's a safe bet no one expected the movie version of a Mortal Kombat character to show up.

The Brolander

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"There can be only one!"

Based on Connor MacLeod from Highlander, he is an immortal swordsman who gains power by claiming the heads of his enemies. He can either store said power to increase his movement and combat abilities, or he can unleash it in a deadly Quickening attack.


  • Attack Reflector: Can reflect bullets with a well-timed swing of his sword. Difficult at first, though becomes much easier when he's gathered a few heads, as it boosts his attack speed.
  • Elemental Punch: His melee attack is a punch charged with electricity. Due to an apparent bug, however, it deals little to no damage if he has no charges of his special. If he has at least one charge, however, his punch deals enough damage to instantly defeat even the first two forms of the final boss.
  • Lightning Bruiser: When fully charged, he becomes a literal one.
  • Magikarp Power: He starts with no specials and almost no movement speed. However, for every 5 mooks he kills he gains a special charge. Big enemies like Bruisers or ammo crates will also give him one special, and attacking bosses will grant charge proportional to how much damage he deals (so the speed at which he builds power against bosses rises exponentially as he fights). For every one of these special charges he collects, he gradually becomes faster and more powerful. By the time he's fully charged (at 5 specials), he not only moves extremely fast, but he's also able to kill almost anything in only one swing.
  • Master of None: When he has no special charges, he's slow and has little mobility. Being a melee character, it makes him very vulnerable, so prioritize weaker enemies and ammo crates to quickly build up your specials.
  • Off with His Head!: His sword almost invariably decapitates enemies able to lose their heads.
  • Power Glows: His body will start glowing when he's got all five special charges.
  • Resurrective Immortality: If he has at least two special charges, he will get back up moments after being killed, provided his body hasn't been turned into Ludicrous Gibs. This will consume all his special charges, so don't rely on it too much.
  • Shock and Awe: His Quickening special releases a storm of lightning bolts around him. It's extremely powerful and he's invincible while performing it.
  • Speed Echoes: He will project afterimages while moving after collecting enough charges.

Snake Broskin

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"Call me Snake."

A former war hero turned criminal, Snake Brosken now has to escape from whatever terrorist infested hellhole he has been sent to. He carries a pair of silenced SMGs, hologram devices and a hang glider.


  • Divergent Character Evolution: When Dirty Brorry was added to the roster in the 7th July 2016, Snake was given new weapons, special and a hang glider to avoid Moveset Clone issues.
  • Dungeon Bypass: His hang glider allows to skip large sections of the map if used right. The most notable example is the Covert Operation that teaches the player how to sprint. Most Bros with advanced mobility cannot spawn on this map, forcing the player to master sprint-jumping. Snake is the exception, as he was never removed from the level when he received the hang glider.
  • Eyepatch of Power: Look at the trope page's picture.
  • Flipping the Bird: He gives the finger when activating his teleport.
  • Guns Akimbo: He dual wields silenced MAC-10's.
  • Hammer Space: Where he keeps his hang glider.
  • Hell-Bent for Leather: Wears his leather outfit from Escape from L.A..
  • Hologram: His special. Also doubles as a teleport device.
  • Kite Riding: He pulls out a hang glider if the jump key is being held while in mid-air.
  • More Dakka: Dual submachineguns tend to invoke this.
  • No-Sell: Whenever his hologram is active, he will teleport back to it when he receives a potentially lethal hit.
  • Tele-Frag: Any enemy unfortunate enough to stand on the same space as his hologram will be gibbed when he teleports there.

Tank Bro

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"I'm gonna hit you so hard, your children will be born bruised!"

Based on the obscure movie adaptation of the Tank Girl comic, she is a wacky post-apocalyptic wasteland warrior whose pet is a sentient tank and whose boyfriend is a mutant kangaroo. Makes As Much Sense In Context. Her main ability is to summon her tank into the battlefield, and she's armed with a huge custom rocket launcher to cause untold mayhem even on foot.


  • Action Girl: The fourth and last playable female character, at least for the time being.
  • Attack Reflector: The tank is so bulletproof that bullets will generally just bounce off, making them more dangerous to the Mooks firing them than to Tank Bro.
  • BFG: Her rocket launcher. It is very slow but destroys half of the screen in one shot.
  • Cool Helmet: Complete with goggles and all.
  • Dynamic Entry: The tank arrives either by falling from the sky, causing a gigantic shockwave that will liquefy anything in the area, or by charging in from the left side of the screen, causing a similar degree of destruction.
  • Foe-Tossing Charge: Using the tank's special (by sprinting), will make the tank run at full throttle and trample enemies and terrain alike.
  • Girly Bruiser: Judging by the expression on her portrait, she's the girlest of the female Bros, but can still obliterate terrorists with the best of them.
  • The Juggernaut: Her tank is very resistant to bullets, and deals damage to enemies and terrain alike simply by moving forward. Thus, a viable strategy against ranged enemies is to simply plow through them without fear. Melee attacks and explosives will make quick work of the tank, however, making this technique less useful against the aliens and kamikaze enemies.
  • Pistol Whip: Exaggerated. Pressing the melee button in the air will cause her to slam to the ground with her rocket launcher of all things, dealing heavy damage to enemies below her.
  • Rocket Jump: She is able to do this by running into her rocket's explosion.
  • Secondary Fire: Her tank has it. Press special while driving it to change from lobbed artillery shells to straight firing howitzers (and the other way around).
  • Shout-Out: Her tank is very similar to the titular vehicle from the Metal Slug series.
  • Slasher Smile: She seems to enjoy blasting things into bits, judging by her avatar portrait.
  • Stuff Blowing Up: She is a mistress of this trope.
  • Taking You with Me: Her tank will explode upon taking enough damage, destroying anything nearby. If you stay in the tank while this happens, you will survive unscathed.
  • Tank Goodness: Her special calls in her tank. Any player can control it.

Bro Lee

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"Don't think, FEEL!"

The man. The legend. The Dragon. After years of requests (and a Drinking Game that, according to Free Lives, almost turned them into alcoholics), the martial arts master finally is here to kick some terrorist ass. Word of God says he's based on Lee from Enter the Dragon.


  • All Asians Know Martial Arts: Subverted. While he's the only Asian character, and he certainly knows his martial arts, he's not the only character that uses them, at least in their respective source material.
  • Attack Reflector: The only melee Bro who reflects bullets with his bare hands, rather than a blade.
  • Bare-Fisted Monk: Much like Mr. Anderbro he doesn't need weapons to kill stuff.
  • Bullet Time: When using his special, the game's speed slows down considerably, so you can easily chain your combo.
  • Composite Character: Downplayed. He combines Mr. Anderbro's dashes with The Brode's directional standard attacks, but he has some features, such as his special, that are entirely his.
  • Double Jump: He has similar directional attacks to those of The Brode, so the same principle applies. He can even triple jump if he also uses his upwards dash.
  • Fighting with Chucks: One of his standard attacks consists in whacking the enemy with nunchucks.
  • Flash Step: Just like Mr. Anderbro, he can dash in any direction by pressing the melee key and a direction. His special attack takes this Up to Eleven, being able to chain a combo of up to fifteen hits by dashing in all directions, provided he doesn't miss a hit.
  • Kiai / Funny Bruce Lee Noises: Well, of course, being based on Bruce Lee himself.
  • Punched Across the Room: Or kicked, as the case may be.
  • Rugged Scar: His unlock screen shows him with claw-like scars on his chest. Very similar, in fact, to the ones the Big Bad from Enter the Dragon inflicts Lee in their final fight.

    The Expendabros 

The Expendabros is a Broforce spinoff released in August 2014. When Lionsgate, the producers of The Expendables, found out about the success of Broforce (by then still in Early Access) they contacted Free Lives to make The Expendabros in order to promote the then upcoming The Expendables 3 movie. All characters in The Expendabros are based on their counterparts from The Expendables 3. The Expendabros is available in Steam for free, as a demo of sorts of Broforce.

Broney Ross

Based on Barney Ross, the leader of the Expendables, played by Sylvester Stallone.


  • Guns Akimbo: He dual wields what look like Desert Eagles. In practice, his primary is very similar to that of Bro Hard.
  • Sticky Bomb: His special throws three of these.

Lee Broxmas

Based on Lee Christmas, the Knife Nut of the team, played by Jason Statham.


Bro Caesar

Based on Hale Caesar, the huge Scary Black Man of the Expendables. Played by Terry Crews.


Bronnar Jenson

Based on Gunnar Jensen, the Ax-Crazy, mentally unstable Swedish mercenary. Played by Dolph Lundgren.


Toll Broad

Based on Toll Road, the Expendables' demolition expert. Played by Randy Couture.


Broctor Death

Based on Doc, the recently freed medical expert of the team, played by Wesley Snipes.


  • Foe-Tossing Charge: His special has him lunging forward and sending enemies upwards at the end of the move. This special was later given to Broden in the main game.
  • Knife Nut: Both his special and primary attack involve slashing things with his huge knife, and his primary is the only attack in The Expendabros that can be aimed in directions other than left and right. His primary was later given to The Brode in Broforce.

Trent Broser

Based on Trench Mauser, the Retired Badass that joined the Expendables again in the third movie. Played by Arnold Schwarzenegger.


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    THE FORCES OF EVIL 

Satan

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The Lord of Darkness. The Father of Lies, and the creature behind every single foe you meet. Meet the Devil.


GR-666

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"That's the spirit, soldier!"

The psychotic 'Nam vet. Based off Dolph Lundgren's GR-13 in Universal Soldier.


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