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Elite Agent Rex Alexander

Primary character of PeabodySam

Originally intended as XERRD's infiltrator in Dino Attack Team, Rex instead suffered from Laser-Guided Amnesia due to sabotage by Frank Einstein and wound up Becoming the Mask. Rex quickly became known for being a Wide-Eyed Idealist who preferred catching and taming the mutant dinosaurs instead of hunting and killing them, although the war gradually caused him to take on a more cynical outlook. As an elite agent, Rex rose to the role of The Leader and became a hero in the eyes of many of his fellow Dino Attack agents.

  • Amnesiac Hero
  • Angst Coma: Rex slipped into one as a result of his Heroic BSoD during the Final Battle.
  • Anti-Hero: During the later stages of the Final Battle, as a result of crossing his Despair Event Horizon.
  • Ascended Extra: Originated as a Red Shirt from Alpha Team: Mission Deep Freeze RPG.
  • Audience Surrogate: In Merciful Escape, Rex serves as the Audience Surrogate as readers see the Dino Attack from the perspective of someone who just woke up in a collapsed building while suffering from Laser-Guided Amnesia.
  • Bad Liar: Rex's Blatant Lies about Dr. Rex being his relative show that he's not exactly good at coming up with lies on the spot. The frequent pauses and breaks in his speech certainly doesn't help his case.
  • Badass Beard
  • Badass on Paper: At least, Rex views himself as having accomplished many of his feats through luck and convenient Deus ex Machina rather than any skill of his own.
  • Batman Grabs a Gun: Rex, the extreme idealist who swore to never kill Mutant Dinos, went into Heroic Safe Mode, grabbed a metal pipe, and beat a Mutant Lizard to death with it during the battle for the LEGO Island Laboratory. Later, during the Final Battle, he grabbed a Sonic Screamer, a Cosmotronic Ray, a flamethrower, and a shotgun. With Rex, OOC is very serious busness.
  • Battle Couple: With Amanda Claw.
  • Be All My Sins Remembered: Especially later in the RPG, Rex started believing that his grave mistakes outnumbered his successes, and therefore he saw himself as undeserving of the high regard and respect that his team gave him.
  • The Beast Master: The Mutant Dinos caught and tamed by Rex, such as Trouble, became loyal to him. He could also use his ability to communicate with dinosaurs to send Mutant Dinos, even wild ones that he had not tamed, to fight for him, which he usually exploited during his clashes against Kotua and Chaos.
  • Berserk Button: After Kotua's betrayal, Rex has developed a Berserk Button towards Dino Attack agents who are traitors or try to hurt other agents without reason. Even worse, if you dare to try hurting one of his friends, you're just asking for a No-Holds-Barred Beatdown.
  • Body Horror: Maelstrom energy took root in Rex's body and slowly poisoned him; Zachary Virchaus described the Maelstrom as though they were tendrils wrapped around Rex's Creative Spark, and one can only imagine what it would have actually looked like. After his Creative Spark was extracted, the Darkitect possessed his body, causing the tendrils of Maelstrom energy to spring out from his body. Zachary turned the Maelstrom's destructive energies against itself, causing Rex's body to age at an accelerated rate and ultimately decay into dust before the Maelstrom collapsed upon itself.
  • Broken Tears: After Amanda's death. After recovering from his Heroic BSoD, these tears turned into Berserker Tears.
  • Characterization Marches On: Rex was originally introduced as the ultimate idealist, who mourned the death of a random Mutant T-Rex he accidentally killed. As Characterization Marched On, the horrors of war eventually drove Rex to a considerably more cynical outlook.
  • Despair Event Horizon: Rex crossed this line after the death of Amanda, as most evidenced by his Anti-Hero personality and lust for revenge after recovering from his Heroic BSoD.
  • Don't You Dare Pity Me!: Rex's response to anyone who feels sorry for him because of Amanda's death.
  • Doom Magnet: Rex, during the final battle. To elaborate, his attempt to defeat Dr. Rex only made things worse and caused the death of Adventure, and shortly afterward Rex's wife Amanda and close friend Trouble were both killed.
  • Empty Eyes: While possessed by Baron Typhonus.
  • Everything's Better With Mutant Dinosaurs: While Dino Attack RPG obviously revolves around dinosaurs, Rex's origin story is a particularly gratuitous inclusion of dinosaurs that only existed because it would be cool to play as a Mutant T-Rex.
  • Evil Me Scares Me: Near the end of the Final Battle, once Rex stops and realizes that he has given in to madness, much like Dr. Rex before him, he becomes terrified of what he has become.
  • Failure Hero: Just look at Rex in the events following Dr. Rex's apparent defeat.
  • Famous Last Words: "Goodbye."
  • A Father to His Men
  • Fire-Breathing Weapon: One of the weapons that Rex was wielding during the later stages of the Final Battle was a flamethrower.
  • First-Name Basis: Granted, he had Only One Name before his marriage, but even after then, he was always referred to by his first name.
  • Fluffy Tamer: Rex was one of the first Dino Attack agents who attempted to tame Mutant Dinos, including Trouble.
  • A Good Way to Die: Rex saw his own death via powering the Einstein Device as a means to continue to do good, even in his very final moments. Knowing that he would help save the world and would be Together in Death with Amanda, he died with no regrets.
  • Handicapped Badass: As of the end of the LEGO Island story arc, which left him wheelchair-bound and paralyzed from the waist down, yet did nothing to stop him from fighting alongside the rest of his team on the battlefield.
  • Hands Off My Fluffy!: Rex is very protective of Trouble, and both Kotua and French Fries have learned that trying to hurt Trouble is a surefire way of pushing Rex's Berserk Button.
  • He's Back: Rex after recovering from his Heroic BSoD during the Final Battle. And he's back... with a vengeance!
  • The Heart
  • Heel Realization: In the form of a Tomato in the Mirror.
  • The Hero Dies
  • Heroic BSoD: Suffered a brief one in the Maelstrom Temple and a massive one in the Final Battle.
  • Heroic Resolve: The source of Rex's tendency to violently attack anyone who dares to lay a finger on Amanda, Trouble, or anyone else close to him.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Rex sacrificed himself to let his team use his Creative Spark to power the Einstein Device.
  • Heroic Safe Mode: Rex is prone to this. The results range from rescuing Dr. Einstein from a Mutant Raptor while using only rope to beating a Mutant Lizard to death with a metal pipe after it threatened Amanda Claw.
  • Heroic Self-Deprecation: Despite the team's high regard for Rex, he feels that he is undeserving of his great reputation, considering himself a Failure Hero. This became most apparent towards the end of the Final Battle, though this was compounded by his guilt over Amanda's death.
    Rex: "And what good am I? PBB, Aster Oid, Adventure... Amanda... even Trouble... they've all died because of me. Me. A so-called 'ropes expert' who can't do anything without endangering the lives of others and relying on Deus ex Machina to save the day if the Big Damn Heroes don't arrive in time. And in our darkest hour, when you need a hero the most, where was I? Giving in to the very madness and lust for death that Dr. Rex and Baron Typhonus live for. I failed you. I've failed you far too many times."
  • Humanity Ensues: Rex was originally a T-Rex. Through a series of complex, convoluted, and convenient circumstances, he ended up as a human.
  • I Did What I Had to Do: Rex used this line when explaining why he did not tell Amanda about Roger's death.
  • I Let Gwen Stacy Die: Rex feels great guilt over the deaths of his teammates, but especially after the death of Amanda Claw.
  • Ideal Hero: Rex is considered the poster boy of idealistic Dino Attack agents, due to his strong belief that exterminating the Mutant Dinos is morally wrong and his choice to save as many lives as he can.
  • Informed Ability: Rex is incredibly skilled with ropes, even though he only uses ropes about three or four times the entire RPG.
  • It Has Been an Honor: Rex has used this trope when talking to his fellow Dino Attack agents towards the end of the Final Battle.
  • It's Personal: During the later stages of the final battle.
  • Jade-Colored Glasses: Rex started to wear these towards the end of the LEGO Island Story Arc. He was definitely wearing them in the later stages of the Final Battle.
  • Killed Off for Real: Rex died during the final battle. Several steps were deliberately taken just to ensure that his death was permanent, such as Rex accepting the "It is time" voice (in contrast to Frozeen, Databoard, and Kotua) and Dr. Cyborg failing to create an A.I. backup.
  • Knows the Ropes: Rex became reputed for his skill with rope, which stems from that time in Merciful Escape when he single-handedly incapacitated a Mutant Raptor using nothing more than rope.
  • Labcoat of Science and Medicine: Played with, and ultimately subverted. In Merciful Escape, Rex wakes up with no memory of his life prior to the Dino Attack. The fact that he's wearing a XERRD labcoat leads him to infer that he must have been a scientist. This turns out to be not be the case.
  • The Leader: Ever since becoming an elite agent, Rex found his peers looking up to him and depending on him to lead them in times of danger, and he has stepped up and assumed this role on multiple occasions.
  • Leaning on the Fourth Wall: Rex adopted the Code Name "Peasam", which is one of PeabodySam's nicknames, while trying to hide his identity from Phantom.
  • Living Dinosaurs: As a native of Adventurers' Island, Rex is descended from dinosaurs who escaped the extinction event.
  • Living Emotional Crutch: After Specs told him that Roger Remous was one for Amanda, Rex volunteered to become her new crutch. As the war went on, this relationship ended up becoming reciprocated, with Amanda becoming Rex's crutch as well, and therefore he crossed the Despair Event Horizon after she died, leaving him without support.
  • A Lizard Named "Liz": Rex was a T-Rex, although he didn't know that when he coincidentally received that name.
  • The McCoy: Rex fills this role, in contrast to the more logical Frozeen and the more practical Greybeard. He is guided largely by emotion for better or worse, and is prone to making passionate yet irrational decisions based upon what he believes is right in the moment. This includes his preferences for saving Mutant Dinos (in a war intended to exterminate them) and the way he'll respond if someone threatens a friend (such as attacking Pharisee and Bogart when they tried to place Amanda under custody, even though they were doing it for her own safety).
  • Meaningful Name: He used to be a Tyrannosaurus rex (it's a long story).
  • Memetic Badass: In-universe as well, since Andrew mentioned that there was a song in the refugee facilities that hyped up Rex's awesomeness.
  • The Mind Is a Plaything of the Body: After Rex's mutation was cured, he gradually lost the ability to understand the language of the Mutant Dinos, which was an instinctual part of his brain while he was a Mutant T-Rex. It became even more difficult for him to understand after he became a Minifig.
  • The Mole: What XERRD intended Rex to be, though that plan backfired badly when he Became The Mask.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Rex had one of these moments after realizing that he beat a Mutant Lizard to death with a metal pipe.
  • No Immortal Inertia: Rex inherited Dr. Rex's body, which is actually 80 years old but looks only 27 thanks to overdosing on Jugend Serum. Rex, on the other hand, did not take any Jugend Serum, leading to the body starting to degenerate and playing a role in his paralysis. After being possessed by Baron Typhonus, Rapid Aging took full effect, looking his true age in a matter of seconds before continuing to decompose after that.
  • Noble Male, Roguish Male: When he's partnered up with Greybeard, Rex is the Noble Male while Greybeard is the Roguish Male.
  • Not Afraid to Die: It is noted that Rex is the only character who is confirmed to have heard the "It is time" voice and willingly accepted death (contrast with Kotua, Databoard, and Frozeen, who argued with the voice because they believed it wasn't their time).
  • Official Couple: With Amanda Claw.
  • The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: Rex is a supposed "ropes expert", but he only uses rope no more than half a dozen times over the course of the RPG.
  • Punctuated! For! Emphasis!: Rex during his No-Holds-Barred Beatdown of French Fries:
    Rex: "YOU... SICK... 4+ FIGURE...!"
  • Rapid Aging: Between Baron Typhonus possessing his soulless body and Zachary forcibly turning the Maelstrom's destructive energies against itself, Rex's body rapidly aged and decayed until all that was left was dust.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Rex delivered one to Michelle Glados during the Final Battle.
  • Red Baron: Rex earned his name by displaying the bravery of a T-Rex.
  • Reluctant Psycho: Once he realized that he was starting to go off the deep end near the end of the Final Battle.
  • Rugged Scar: Rex has a clean scar above his left cheek. It doesn't matter how he got it; it just shows that he's a tough guy who has lived through a lot.
  • Sanity Slippage: The mounting stress and tension of the Dino Attack, combined with the news of his days being numbered and the paranoia of the mole hunt, hasn't exactly had a positive effect on Rex's mind. Things only got worse during the final battle.
  • Secretly Dying: Rex was keeping his fatal condition a secret in an effort to boost Dino Attack Team's morale.
  • Speaks Fluent Animal: Can communicate with natural dinosaurs and, to a lesser degree after being cured, Mutant Dinos.
  • Taking You with Me: Rex sacrificed his Creative Spark to finally kill Dr. Rex.
  • Talking Animal: As a T-Rex. Justified because XERRD experimented with his vocal cords, permanently altering them to allow him to speak.
  • Thanatos Gambit: Rex was already Secretly Dying, and his life was miserable thanks to being a Doom Magnet. What better way to end it all than to Take Dr. Rex with Him?
  • Thousand-Yard Stare: Rex during his Heroic BSoD Angst Coma.
  • Throwing Off the Disability: Subverted. Baron Typhonus used the Maelstrom to cure Rex's paralysis. Then, the Maelstrom turned on Rex, constricting him and leaving him unable to even move. When the Maelstrom finally let go, Rex was once again paralyzed.
  • Tomato in the Mirror: When Rex was approached by The Phantom, he learned of XERRD's plot to destroy Dino Attack Team from the inside by disguising a Mutant Dino as a Dino Attack agent. Then The Phantom reveals that this Mutant Dino is none other than Rex himself. Both Downplayed, since Rex does not let this knowledge stop him from continuing to fight alongside Dino Attack Team, and Justified, since Rex's role as an infiltrator required for him to under go brainwashing to make his cover as realistic as possible (which, of course, Went Horribly Right).
  • What the Hell, Hero?: What Rex did to French Fries was not the right thing to do. Pharisee called Rex out on it, and Atton Rand (who wanted to see French Fries get punished) was shocked by the brutality of the situation.
  • Wide-Eyed Idealist: Was the poster-boy of this for a long time due to his refusal to kill Mutant Dinos, instead preferring to capture and tame them whenever possible. However, as the war dragged on, his wide-eyed idealism gradually faded away.
  • You Called Me "X"; It Must Be Serious: Rex usually refers to Zachary Virchaus as "Zachary" or "Virchaus". He called him "Zach" just before he sacrificed his Creative Spark.
  • Your Days Are Numbered: Rex is slowly dying thanks to Dr. Rex essentially poisoning himself with Jugend Serum and Maelstrom.
  • Zombie Advocate: Towards Mutant Dinos.

Elite Agent David "Hotwire" O'Neal

Primary character of Jackson Lake

Elite Agent Reptile

Primary character of TakunuvaC01

Standard Agent Benton "B" Kabrinsky

Primary character of Benton Kabrinsky

Elite Agent Andrew Anderson

Primary character of Andrewnuva199

Elite Agent Zachary Virchaus

Primary character of Brikman McStudz

A young American who was left on LEGO Island at a young age for the safety of his unborn siblings, Zachary Virchaus joined the Dino Attack as an Agent before dropping out and joining the Dino Attack Team, hoping to make a difference. He did end up making a name for himself during his first mission, though not in the way he intended.

Elite Agent Dr. Matthew "Cyborg" Cyrista

Primary character of avmatoran

Elite Agent Charlie "Hertz" Schultz

Primary character of that guy from that show

Elite Agent Rotor

Primary character of Atton Rand

  • Ace Pilot
  • Anti-Hero: Rotor would probably qualify as Type IV.
  • Battle Couple: Rotor and Cabin definitely come close to qualifying at least until the war ended.
  • Characterization Marches On: Rotor was actually first introduced in the Alpha Team RPG: Ogel's Last Stand. While he showed signs of his aggressive nature and a love for classical music, his main role was simply that of a helicopter pilot to help Atton Rand's primary character get around. Ironically he went on to become Atton Rand's primary character (albeit as the result of a sudden decision to kill off his previous primary character who really was not working out the way he'd hoped). His more familiar characterization only happened after he was brought into the Dino Attack RPG as a major character.
  • Colonel Kilgore: The trope-naming character was a major inspiration, right down to his frequent habit of playing classical music while attacking his enemies.
  • Cool Shades
  • Death from Above: Pretty much any combat action once Rotor gets involved. Of course this should hardly come as a surprise to anyone who's seen Apocalypse Now and is familiar with Rotor's inspiration.
  • Did Not Get the Girl: Rotor and Cabin's relationship didn't last long after the war ended.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Rotor tried to make an example of a T-1 crew by having them executed because the pilot had refused an order to fire on the XERRD fortress while Dino Attack Agents were still inside.
  • Expy: Of Lt. Colonel Kilgore.
  • Foil: Rotor, the aggressive commander who tries to think realistically and practically, putting his own personal morals aside and embracing the dark side of the war makes him the perfect foil for Zenna, the kind and compassionate idealist who thinks things through and puts her friends above all else. It's interesting to even note the two different fates of the characters, Zenna ended up paralyzed in one arm and with every bone in her body broken, while Rotor's so far made through most of the war without a scratch.
  • General Ripper: Rotor comes dangerously close.
  • Good Is Not Nice
  • Hanging Judge: Rotor's already pretty aggressive on the battlefield. If you want the defendant to live, you should keep him out of the court room.
  • Judge, Jury, and Executioner: This is why you should keep Rotor out of the courtroom.
  • Karma Houdini: Rotor almost got punished for his court-martial, and only escaped after the camp was overrun by mutant dinos. Otherwise he's also more or less gotten away scot-free with torturing a child.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Arguably, considering he's managed to get himself in a position of authority, knows how to get people to do as he says, and has gotten away with some surprisingly nasty things.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname
  • Pragmatic Hero
  • Psycho for Hire: Comes dangerously close.
  • Sergeant Rock
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot
  • Sociopathic Hero: Rotor has massacred his enemies while playing classical music, had an entire T-1 Typhoon crew put on trial because the pilot disobeyed orders (not to mention trying to have them all shot), ordered an inexperienced teenager into an enemy fortress filled with toxins, bombed said fortress while his own men might have still been inside, tortured children for fun... and did I mention that he's a good guy who nearly earned his happy ending?
  • Sociopathic Soldier: Where to begin. Rotor massacres his enemies by the dozens, puts his own men on trial and tries to kill them, tortures children (which may or may not be just for fun)...
  • Trigger Happy
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Rotor has the same goals as the rest of the team - to bring an end to the invasion of the mutant dinos. It's just that he's willing to take a few more risks that others would normally object to.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Rotor has George arrested for disobeying orders. Technically, while he may have had good reasoning for doing so as he had been thinking of the agents inside he did still explicitly refuse to carry out a direct order given by a superior officer, so Rotor's charges were valid. However, rather than simply talking to him and maybe some small punishment, he tries to have him executed by firing squad. Some people reacted the same way when he proceeded to attempt to torture Jenny.
  • Wicked Cultured: Listens to classical music even as he lays waste to his opponents.
  • Would Hurt a Child: While there has been no explicit mention of children being killed, Rotor has shown that he has no problem torturing them and possibly even enjoys doing so.

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Elite Agent Kotua

Primary character of Kotua in Space

An Alpha Team agent and technology expert, Kotua is a veteran of Mission Deep Freeze and one of the first Alpha Team agents to be assigned to Dino Attack Team. However, shortly into the Dino Attack, Kotua became Brainwashed and Crazy and turned against the team, first abducting and killing agents with the Voltage, then unleashing Chaos upon LEGO City.

Standard Agent Rev Raptor

Primary character of The Castle Gear

One of the first agents to sign up for the Dino Attack Team, Rev Raptor soon found that he had connections to the Dino Attack itself in ways that he could not have thought possible when he discovered that his father was a former XERRD scientist.

  • Accent Relapse: Rev has a Scottish accent. He normally covers it up, but it slips through when he is in pain and unable to concentrate on hiding his accent.
  • Heroic Suicide: To avoid turning out like his father.
  • I Cannot Self-Terminate: In the original version of Rev Raptor's Heroic Suicide, he asked Banchito to do the deed. However, since Banchito was retconned into Canon Discontinuity in order to work with modern RPG canon, this trope no longer applies.
  • Ideal Hero: He realized that a Mutant T-Rex was only aggressive due to Dino Attack agents intruding upon her nest, but also recognized that it was necessary to kill her, so he chose to give her a painless death. He later noticed that Trouble was not hostile and therefore went to great lengths to protect the Mutant Lizard from Kotua. However, this is downplayed compared to other idealist agents, since he has no problem killing Mutant Dinos by the dozen.
  • In the Blood: Rev Raptor was afraid that this trope would cause him to follow in the footsteps of his father Landro, so he committed suicide to prevent this from happening.
  • Killed Off for Real: Despite apparently lingering as a ghost for a short time (at least, according to Anubis), Rev's death was one of the first permanent primary character deaths in the RPG.
  • The Name Is Bond, James Bond: According to his sign-up form, Rev Raptor introduces himself as "Raptor, Rev Raptor".

Elite Agent Dan "Databoard" Harra

Primary character of Chronicler of Ko-Koro

An Alpha Team agent and skilled mechanic, Databoard is a veteran of Mission Deep Freeze and one of the first Alpha Team agents to be assigned to Dino Attack Team, quickly rising the ranks to become an Elite Agent due to his skill and experience. During the Kotua crisis, Databoard was known for being the only one who stood a chance against his former teammate.

Standard Agent Dromus

Primary character of Lewa Freakazoid

A Dino Attack agent who wields a chain whip and understands a few Mutant Dino phrases. Dromus is notable for being the first female Dino Attack agent introduced in Dino Attack RPG, and is one of only two female primary characters.

Elite Agent Zero

Primary character of BZP Noob #30000

  • Break the Cutie: The hardest part of seeing Zero Go Mad from the Revelation is knowing that he used to be the Plucky Comic Relief.
  • Broken Ace: Zero went on a lot of missions with Rex and soon became a highly-regarded member of the Dino Attack Team. What nobody realized (until it was too late) was that he was struggling with hallucinations and mental instability.
  • Broken Tears: Going mad from the revelation left Zero crying while curled up in a fetal position.
  • Cerebus Retcon: Shortly after joining the RPG, Zero went on adventures to Mata Nui and Metru Nui, encountered Bohrok and Rahkshi, and was ultimately transformed into a Toa by a Great Disk, all treated as lighthearted and good fun. When BIONICLE content was declared non-canon, the subsequent reinterpretation of these events led to Zero suffering from Sanity Slippage.
  • Go Mad from the Revelation: While he had already suffered from Sanity Slippage, Zero went off the deep end after learning that he was hallucinating. Then, he really went off the deep end after learning that the entire Dino Attack RPG was just a work of fiction.
  • Leaning on the Fourth Wall: Zero adopted the Code Name "Norik", which was part of BZP Noob #30000's username at the time (Norik the Silver Toa), while trying to hide his identity from Phantom.
  • Medium Awareness: As of The Madness of Agent Zero, Zero knows that the entire Dino Attack RPG is a work of fiction that is prone to retcons.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: Described as having a humorous personality, Zero frequently cracks jokes to lighten the mood for his teammates.
  • Powered Armor: After BIONICLE content was declared non-canon, Zero's Toa transformation was retconned so that Zero and Phantom discovered prototype suits of Tactical Operations Armor aboard PBB's airship.
  • Sanity Slippage: Zero developed mental instability over the course of the war and was experiencing hallucinations, eventually leading to his discharge.

Special Agent Magma

Former primary character of TakunuvaC01

  • Agents Dating: With Covert, after the war.
  • Cool Shades
  • Dating Catwoman: While Covert (as well as the rest of the Agents Defense Organization) is not a villain, she served as an antagonist to Magma for at least two years during the inter-agency rivalry between Alpha Team and the Agents. After the Dino Attack, Magma and Covert openly declared their love for one another, making this too explicit to be Foe Romance Subtext.
  • Informed Loner: Despite being an Informed Loner, Magma ended up working closely with other Dino Attack agents.
  • Last Minute Hookup: With Covert.
  • Given Name Reveal: Subverted. He revealed his true name to Covert in TakunuvaC01's final post, but the reader doesn't get to find out what it is.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: With the exception of Covert, this applies to the rest of the cast as well.
  • Pragmatic Hero

Standard Agent Slash

Primary character of Metty the Black Wizard

  • Berserk Button: Don't call him a "newb".
  • Cain and Abel: Slash and Axey are twin brothers, and because the latter joined ShadowTech, they frequently came in conflict with one another during the Dino Attack.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: Started to hallucinate BIONICLE characters and settings after being tranquilized by ShadowTech. Given the prominent role he played in the later BIONICLE Meets Exo-Force RPG incident, it's likely that this had a lasting effect on his mental stability.
  • Friendly Sniper
  • Master Swordsman
  • Meaningful Rename: Originally signed up under the Code Name "Blade", but changed it to "Slash" after fighting Axey for the first time.
  • They Call Him "Sword": Slash used to go by the name "Blade". His personal weapon was the White Tiger Blade, and he is an expert swordsman.

Elite Agent Zenna

Former primary character of Atton Rand

  • Ace Pilot
  • Action Girl
  • Back for the Finale: Made an unexpected return during the final battle due to popular demand.
  • Butt-Monkey: When first introduced, Zenna had a habit of constantly getting herself into trouble and getting hurt in various ways only to miraculously recover. During the LEGO Island arc (by which point Atton Rand's writing had greatly improved) she was given a bit more competence and wasn't always quite so lucky.
  • Characterization Marches On: Zenna's medicinal skills were only introduced after the RPG started Growing the Beard. No indication of such things were made before that point- made all the more ironic by various posts early in the RPG in which she'd get hurt in unscrupulous manners
  • The Chick
  • Combat Medic
  • Demoted to Extra: Atton Rand introduced a number of NPCs during the Adventurers' Island story arc, resulting in his own primary character being taken out of focus in favor of stories focusing on the various medics and Kate's efforts to fit in with the team.
  • Disney Death: While she survived the battle for the XERRD Fortress, Zenna was considered as good as dead due to falling into a comatose due to blood loss. She got better, though.
  • The Heart
  • Ideal Hero
  • The Medic
  • Only Mostly Dead: After being shot by an enemy sniper.
  • Only One Name
  • The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: Despite being an Ace Pilot, Zenna rarely is seen flying anything.
  • Put on a Bus to Hell: While there doesn't seem to be any malicious intent on Atton Rand's part, Zenna was Put on a Bus after having nearly died from blood loss and was not even mentioned in most of Dino Attack: At War's End, with all of Atton Rand's posts focusing on his NPCs instead. Additionally, had Atton Rand not decided to just Throw It In! after that guy from that show confirmed that Zenna survived, Zenna might have even died.
  • Unexplained Recovery: The last time we saw Zenna during the Adventurers' Island mission, she nearly died from blood loss and was in a coma. Only a few days later, she's almost back to full health and flying the Amanda during the final battle.

Standard Agent Prof. David Norman

Primary character of imperial officer

Standard Agent Leonidas "Fullmetal" Spartana

Primary character of Toa Antrakha

  • Action Survivor: Fullmetal lived in a small town where he helped out on a farm, and he was evacuated when the town was attacked by Mutant Dinos, leading to him volunteering for Dino Attack Team.
  • An Arm and a Leg: Quite literally, as Fullmetal lost his right arm and left leg in a fight against Enox Phorm. This was after he already lost his right hand in an Octosaur attack.
  • Artificial Limbs: His right arm and left leg are entirely mechanical, after his mission to Mt. Bricklake.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: After Toa Antrakha left Dino Attack RPG. Fortunately, he came back for the Expanded Universe.
  • Dragon Ancestry: Valencia is Fullmetal's mother. As a result, Fullmetal has the ability to breathe fire.
  • Dragon Rider: Played with, since Fullmetal rides the dragon-dinosaur hybrid Tex.
  • Ideal Hero: He adopted Tex without hesitation, which led to him getting into a fight with the Pragmatic Hero Greybeard.
  • Meaningful Rename: Originally signed up under the Code Name "Sauro-Hunter", but changed it to "Fullmetal" during the GAIA Squad's mission to Mount Bricklake.
  • Named After Somebody Famous: Named after King Leonidas of Sparta.
  • Sudden Name Change:
    • When Fullmetal first joined the RPG, his codename was Antrakha. Shortly afterward, it was changed to Legolas. Both these names were considered non-canon once his codename changed to Sauro-Hunter.
    • Fullmetal's real name was originally Andrew Olin before it was retconned to Leonidas Spartana.
  • We Can Rebuild Him: He has been repeatedly fitted with Artificial Limbs as he loses An Arm and a Leg in the battlefield.

Gahiji "Dust" Thutmose

Former primary character of that guy from that show

Born to an alcoholic father and a drug addicted mother, Dust was grew up in a Bedouin tripe in Egypt. After killing his father he was taken under the wing of a professor at the Cairo museum where he became obsessed with his heritage and the pharaoh Hotep III. After he was fired from his affluent position Gahiji took the name Dust and swore to find the lost temple of Hotep III. Using his skills as a master manipulator Dust infiltrated the Dino attack and used their resources to locate the building

Standard Agent Trigger

Former primary character of Atton Rand

A cold-blooded, tough-as-nails mercenary who doesn't care about anything except his own life and his money.

  • Anti-Hero: Trigger is definitely close to a Type VI.
  • Asshole Victim: When Trigger died, he was rather unpopular in the RPG.
  • Badass Driver: Supposedly one of the reasons he was hired by Dino Attack Team.
  • Cigar Chomper
  • Cluster F-Bomb
  • Cool Shades: Trigger wears them sometimes.
  • Dirty Coward: For someone who takes his jobs so seriously that anyone who interferes must die, Trigger has no problem walking out on his most important job of all time and deserting the Dino Attack Team... during the Final Battle... and tries to justify it as the money not being worth it.
  • Expy: Of Jack Crow.
  • Foil: When Atton Rand started planning his new primary character, he intentionally tried to make the exact opposite of Zenna. She is a woman, the new character's a man. Zenna was a kind and compassionate idealist, the new guy is a cold, selfish realist. Zenna actually cared for the good of her planet and the cause of the team, he doesn't give a znap and is only in it for the money. The result was the character of Trigger, whom he found a lot more enjoyable.
  • Good Is Not Nice
  • Hired Guns: Trigger isn't really an agent so much as a mercenary who's willing to fight with them because he was offered money.
  • I Have Many Names: A major character trait of Trigger, although we've only seen two of his names in-universe (the other name being "Schiess").
  • Informed Attribute: Trigger is described as cold and logical, but all of his actions so far have shown him to be hotheaded and almost entirely ruled by emotion.
  • Informed Ability: Trigger was hired by Dino Attack Team for his driving skills... and we've never seen him behind the wheel.
    • Made even more ironic by the fact that in the flashback it was shown that Sindstorme had already hired Montoya to act as the designated driver (and ultimately the getaway driver during the heist- though in fairness this was because Trigger was the one leading the men into the building- someone had to be on lookout, and be ready to go quickly if something went wrong).
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: While Trigger seems to be pretty cold, his relationship with Snake and Carrie Enderson does seem to suggest that he is in fact capable of making friends.
  • Jerkass
  • Killed Off for Real
  • Lack of Empathy
  • Meaningful Name: His alias "Schiess" was a reference to Christian Ferdinand Schiess, a Swiss mercenary who won the Victoria Cross for his role in the Battle of Rorke's Drift- this was partially depicted in the 1964 film Zulu.
  • Named After Somebody Famous: While working at Mindstorms Inc. Trigger used the alias "Schiess", taken from Christian Ferdinand Schiess, a Swiss mercenary who won the Victoria Cross for his role in the Battle of Rorke's Drift.
  • Nominal Hero: He's only in it for the money.
  • Not in This for Your Revolution
  • Obligatory Swearing: Lots of it, most likely to show that he's one of the team's most cynical agents.
  • Only in It for the Money
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: A major part of Trigger's character is that he never gives his real name. Every job he's done he's operated under a codename or pseudonym.
  • The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: Trigger was hired by Dino Attack Team for his driving skills, but we've never seen him behind the wheel. Ironically in the flashback his partner Montoya is clearly established as the team's designated driver.
  • Politically Incorrect Hero: Trigger openly criticized Hotwire and Rex for continuing to fight despite physical disabilities (the former being right in front of him at the time). He did raise a valid point regarding the impracticalities of having someone in a wheelchair fighting on the front lines, especially in an environment like a jungle, but he didn't word it well and with the ongoing battle, it was hardly the time for such remarks.
  • Psycho for Hire: For supposedly being cold and only caring about money, Trigger certainly has proven to be violent and unpredictable toward whoever is closest.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Trigger quickly realized he was in over his head with the Silencia issue and took a brief period of distraction to escape, so he decided to ditch the team and make a run for it.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot
  • Smoking Is Cool
  • Too Dumb to Live: Trigger thinks that he can just walk away from a battle that will determine the fate of a post-apocalyptic planet that has been placed under quarantine by the rest of the universe. Even worse, after Amanda pointed this out to him and then proceeded to threaten him to make sure that he stayed, Trigger continued going about his plan to desert the Dino Attack Team as though he did not hear a word she said.

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