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Leo Davidson
  • Guile Hero: Justified as he's from a much more technological world.
  • Expy: of Taylor from the original movies and Ulysse from the original novel.
  • Trapped in Another World: He crash-landed on the planet of apes, and tries to find a way off.

Daena

Apes

Pericles
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General Thade

  • The Berserker: All the apes have their moments, but Thade has them the most.
  • Big Bad
  • Combat Pragmatist: Has no problem attacking his opponents unaware as two gorillas find out the hardway.
  • Expy: Appears to be one to Ursus from the original movies and Urko from the TV shows.
  • Fantastic Racism: He absolutely hates humans.
  • Pet the Dog: Loves his father deeply.
  • Weaponized Headgear: During the battle he takes off his helmet to strike his opponents. He quickly discards it though!

Attar

  • The Dragon: He's one to Thade.
  • A Pupil of Mine Until He Turned to Evil: Attar was a pupil of former military leader Krull, until he was disgraced by Thade for questioning his family, descendants of Semos, whom Attar is a devoted follower.
  • Expy: To Ursus. Like Ursus he's a religious gorilla that takes orders from a smaller ape he has a deep respect for.
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  • Power Fist: Wears a single metal gauntlet that improves his backfists.
  • Undying Loyalty: He serves Thade unquestionably, until near the end.

Ari

  • Expy: of Zira from the original movies.

Krull

Limbo

Semos

  • Expy: He could be considered one to Caesar (or Aldo, according to the Sacred Scrolls), who led the ape uprising against their human masters in the original movies.
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