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Creator: Alex Hirsch (Gravity Falls), Mod Z/Zilleniose (fanverse demon!Dipper)

Relevant Tags: #dipper, #alcor, #god!dipper, #god!alcor, #dippe, #dipper hc

Dipper Pines
  • Adorkable: Even after becoming a demon, Dipper is still his dorky old self. He shows this from time to time whether pretending to be human or as Alcor, especially around friends and families and even to children or amateur summoners. After all, no one would expect the Dreambender himself to be a huge fanboy of Dungeons, Dungeons, and more Dungeons.
  • Adorable Abomination: Dipper in his star-mode form, which is basically Bill's regular form, except it's a child-sized star shaped object with a top hat and miniature bat wings; reminiscing of a plush toy. It needs to be reminded that this 'toy' is the same demon who regularly slaughters cults on a daily basis. His form as his 12-year old self also counts too, since it's young Dipper in a suit with a floating top hat.
  • Affably Evil: As Alcor he's courteous, well-mannered and polite. Summoners who interact with him would often be surprise on how this fearful demon can be a good companion to hang around with. That is if you're one of his friends or loved ones, or if he's even in a good mood...
  • The Ageless: After he becomes a demon, Dipper is no longer able to age or die. Although his true form is his 12-year old self, he always appears as a young man in his early twenties. His shape-shifting abilities do enable him to change his form to appear whatever he wants, which he uses to appear as the same age as Mabel during her lifetime and later Belle's, Mabel's reincarnation.
  • Alcor Can Breathe in Space: There are times when Alcor plays the violin on the moon.
  • Alternate Self: In the Transdimensional Arcs, Dipper/Alcor is presented as an alternate future counterpart to his pre-Transcendence 12-year old self.
  • And I Must Scream: Dipper's early experiences since he was turned into a demon were unpleasant; no one could hear his cries for help nor notice him and lost his physical senses. Not to mention he was going through a slow transformation from human to demon (or as Mabel calls it, demon puberty) which left him confused and scared of his current state. If Mabel hadn't been able to see and hear him, he would have lose it easily.
  • Animal Motif: Dipper's been compared to a cat more than once by his sister and when under the influence of Yggdrasil acts like a big cat. Not to mention his "gifts" are akin to a cat leaving dead things to people they like. Ironically Dipper's not fond of cats.
  • Anti-Hero: Less of a Classical Anti-Hero than he was in Gravity Falls' canon, giving in to his demonic instincts or his own vindictive streak on a regular basis.
  • Asexual: He lacks any desire or interest in romantic or sexual relationships, although he is still capable of platonic and familial love. Whether it is the result of being transformed into a demon or subconsciously fearing the consequences of these relationships are left to interpretations. He will however, flatter those who do express interest in him before turning them down gently and explains why it will never work.
  • Armor-Piercing Question: Dipper has a tendency to throw several of these whenever he's messing with someone—a sign that he's becoming manipulative with his targets.
  • Aura Vision: As a demon, Dipper has an enhanced version that allows him to read someone's feelings based on their aura's colors.
  • Axe-Crazy: Dipper's normally not this, but whenever he's in full demon mode either because a cult enraging him, suffering an info dump or a magical storm affecting him, he's plays it damn straight. One of the reasons Alcor is feared by the majority is because of his fickleness and unpredictability; one minute he's a charming and pleasant demon, the next he's a maniac who relishes in causing chaos and destruction indiscriminately.
  • Badass Bookworm: Dipper was already an intelligent boy for his age, but he becomes this after he inherited Bill Cipher's powers along with his semi-omniscient; becoming powerful demon feared by all.
  • Badass in a Nice Suit: As a demon, he wears a stylish black suit.
  • Bad Powers, Good People: Sure, he is a demon now, but he is still Dipper.
  • BerserkButton: Hurt his friends and family and you will pray for the mercy of death.
    • He gets extremely angry when people try to sacrifice children or sheep to him.
    • Bill Cipher.
    • The Twin Stars book series (think Twilight, except with Alcor as Edward and Mizar as Bella).
  • Becoming the Mask: Whenever he's pretending to be human to blend in the real world, it's initially for a reason or two. However, he does end up caring for the people he befriended during his guise.
    • Prior to the RRR arc, Dipper made a deal with Lionel Sterling to save his infant daughter, Belle, the current Mizar reincarnation. In exchange for repairing her lungs, Dipper will be Belle's twin brother and grow up with her; which Dipper seals away his memories and powers so he can play human. He initially did so because Belle was Mabel's reincarnation and was missing her dearly, however as Dipper Sterling, he didn't remember Mabel or being Alcor. He lead a normal life with his 'father' and 'twin sister', that even after the events of RRR when he regained all his memories and powers, he still views Belle as his sister and her own person and Lionel as his father.
    • When he masquerade as demonology student Tyrone Evergreen in So You Want To Be A Demonologist? storyline, he initially did it as a bet with Lucy Ann and was planning on a big reveal at the end of the graduation ceremony. Dipper ended up befriending the Demonology Gang despite remaining secretive and grew to care for them, enjoying their company. He even decided to back out of his plans of the big reveal since he didn't know how his friends would take the news, but started making plans on it when they learn of his true identity and are cool with it. Though Thomas convinced him to not go through with the reveal as he'll have to get a new identity then.
  • Beneath the Mask: Throughout the years, Alcor has developed different masks for his persona. As Alcor, to humans, demons, and the supernatural alike, his appearance as a fearsome, unpredictable, ancient, charismatic and confident demon hides his more benevolent if playful and tricky self he shows to children. Then there's the Alcor who's eccentric Noble Demon self hides his more childish, goofy and nerdy mask which he only shows to people he's close to. All of these mask who he really is at his core; Dipper Pines, the boy who desires to fit in and still does, who is eternally 12-years old and struggles to retain his humanity and morality, which becomes harder as he becomes used to being Alcor.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Just because he's got a sense of morality doesn't mean he'll go easy on you.
  • Big Brother Instinct: An inversion example. Dipper considers himself the more responsible and mature twin and looks out for Mabel even after he becomes a demon and will go after anyone who dares hurt her, but restrains himself from doing anything that Mabel won't approve. Plays straight with Mabel's reincarnation as he's older than them and still looks out for them.
  • Big Eater: Whenever he's corporeal, Dipper always takes the chance to gorge himself with food while still being skinny as a rake. Ranging from consuming large sums of sweets, fried food and raw meat. His lack of self-control stems from missing the sensation of taste that he can't have whenever he's in the Dreamscape. Word of God explains that demon stomachs are actually tiny pocket dimensions - any substance they devour goes to a space where demons must consciously digest their meal in order to extract the energy they need, when they need it — a large storage tank.
  • Black Eyes of Crazy: Downplayed, Dipper has black sclera and golden eyes but still retains his sense of morality despite being a demon. Whenever Alcor unleashes his wrath on ill-intentioned summoners, fighting other demons and supernatural adversaries or during his more demonic episodes, this is played terrifyingly straight.
  • Blessed with Suck: After being turned into a demon by Bill, Dipper inherits all of Bill's powers—he can easily control flames, enter and manipulate dreams, powerful telekinesis, Flight, shapeshifting, Teleportation, Bill's semi-omniscient, immortality, and more. In addition, his status as a Half-Human Hybrid enables him to interact with the physical plane more easily, making him a powerful Reality Warper who is continuously growing more powerful. Unfortunately, it came with a price; Dipper's future was stolen from him at the age of twelve and aside from inheriting Bill's powers and semi-omniscient, has also inherited unwanted traits and quirks from the dead demon. Not to mention Dipper has to deal with controlling with his more violent and malicious demonic impulsesat risk of losing his humanity and morality, and fearing he would hurt or kill his loved ones in his madness. Not only that, his early days as a demon has him unable to experience senses as he used unless he's summon, constantly detached from reality for a long time and didn't know how to control his powers. Not to mention Mabel, the only one able to see and hear him in his early days, was alienated by her classmates outside Gravity Falls because of it and has cursed her and her reincarnations to forever be Mizar due to owning her soul. Plus his semi-omniscient would constantly give him useless facts that he doesn't need, and even bombard him with "info dumps" that he can't completely handle due to being human before or the info he receives are the exact date and time his loved ones will die. Additionally, his immortality ensures that he will always outlive his friends and loved ones, repeating the cycle again with their reincarnations, slowly growing more insane the longer he's separated with humanity. And then there's the fact because he's a powerful demon, he would cause disasters and destruction in his wake, unintentionally or not and is constantly sought out by many, with ill-intentioned people desiring to capture and bind him to their every command. And even with all his powers, there are things his demon deals can't do as much as he wants. Though once Dipper has accepted his demon status and gotten used being Alcor, his powers and abilities comes back being awesome.
  • Blue-and-Orange Morality: Dipper still retains his sense of morality and standards but he's still a demon nonetheless and some of his demon natured morals don't make any sense to anyone sane. This is especially prominent as he lives longer and has gotten used to his demon that he'll do questionable things simply out of kicks.
  • Breaking Speech: Dipper delivering these occurs whenever he's going through his demonic episodes, in an attempt to mess with his targets.
  • Brother–Sister Team: With Mabel whenever cult bashing, both known as Alcor and Mizar.
  • Bullying the Dragon: Although Dipper is feared by many, there are still a few cocky demons, smug summoners, demon hunters, Holier Than Thou people, and crazy Twinners who don't think twice in messing with the most powerful demon.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Dipper's still a lovable if slightly dorky and geeky brother and uncle who has a huge sweet tooth and still enjoys Dungeons, Dungeons And More Dungeons to his family and friends and is also known to be one of the most powerful demons who regularly slaughters cults on a daily basis and destroy his surroundings during his rampages.
  • Casting a Shadow: One of his common powers, as it involves cloaking himself in shadows or shroud the area in darkness.
  • Casual Danger Dialog: Whenever Dipper and Mizar go cult-busting, they would talk about random topics, even if they are attacked by cult members. Reincarnation Blues exemplifies this when Mira and Alcor go on one of their cult-bashing and are talking about Ian and again when they ambush a hidden government facility to rescue Ian.
  • Celibate Hero: He is asexual and aromantic ever since he became a demon. Doesn't stop Twin Souls from shipping him among other creepy fantasies much to his dismayed.
  • Challenge Seeker: As with all demons, Dipper can't resist a challenge. In fact, he becomes gleefully ecstatic whenever he's challenged by someone, whether in regards to his intellect, trickery, pranks, skills or anything in general. He does congratulates his opponents if they best him, mostly because he had fun from the challenge and is satisfied. However, his stubbornness to back out of a challenge does often land him and others into trouble or potential risks due to the consequences.
  • Cheshire Cat Grin: Is often mentioned to have a smile that stretches across his face whether as a demon or pretending to be human, befitting his demonic nature. His double row of razor sharp teeth makes them even more unnerving.
  • Classy Cane: He often has a cane in his hands which he occasionally uses it as a sword cane.
  • Combat Sadomasochist: Just as he is likely to be ruthless and sadistic to his foes, he is likely to enjoy pain to the point of laughing. This comes from the fact that he's deprived from any sense of touch that he welcomes it. This more or less scares him at first since he understood why Bill enjoys pain.
  • Complete Immortality: Though it's possible to kill him, Dipper has gotten so powerful that it's impossible to kill him at all.
  • Cool Uncle: To Mabel's children, and many of their descendants.
  • Crazy Sane: He manages to act on his demon instincts while retaining his sense of morality and humanity.
  • Creepy Child: Since becoming demon, he gives this vibe whether intentional or not, though he's really a cool guy. He can change his appearance into his 12-year old self, invoking this trope. Ironically, some of the children who summon him give this off which even Dipper finds disturbing.
  • Creepy Good: He's a demon who still retains his sense of morality but nonetheless terrifies others (mostly cults).
  • Cultured Badass: Dipper's a powerful demon who's well-known for his talent in playing the violin.
  • Cursed with Awesome: He was forcibly changed into an immortal dream demon who's always struggling with his own inner demons even when he's used to his demon impulses. That being said though, Dipper admits that this transformation has its perks when he masters his abilities, using his powers to do as much good as he can, and being immortal ensures that he is able to meet different people in his lifetime and watch over Mizar and her reincarnations. What's more, being Alcor gives him the power to protect the innocent and his loved ones and is feared enough that no one would think of messing with him or his loved ones.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Sure he's now a demon who gained Bill's powers (along with some unwanted personality quirks) and his demonic form is a black void and likely to make a deal more on his favor, he still cares for his family and friends and is more lenient and fair to amateur summoners and children and dislikes cults or anyone in general making human sacrifices just to summon a demon.
  • Deadpan Snarker: He is just as snarky like in the Gravity Falls canon, though he gains a darker and morbid sense of humor and years after the Transcendence he's even snarkier than before. He uses dry sarcasm only around his sister, Stan and some summoners who summon him for the most unreasonable deals.
  • Deliberately Cute Child: Despite rarely doing it, Dipper's not above assuming his child form whether to gain the advantage in guilt-trip Mabel or anyone whenever he wants something (usually candy), or just to be a little troll. He also does it whenever under-cover on a mission either to throw people off or to lure targets in without any suspicion.
  • Demonic Possession: As a demon, Dipper has this ability though he mostly uses it on Mabel in his early days when he wasn't able to be corporal. Now he doesn't do it often since he can be corporeal anytime he wants. He also once possessed Henry's body in order to hunt down a wendigo.
  • Dissonant Serenity: Dipper often has a cheery and laidback demeanor in the face of danger or during a tight situation—whether it be surrounded by dead cultists, threatened with a gun directed at his head or describing the ways he killed the cultists. He even hums when he and his friends were threatened with death to summon a demon for them. It really depends on the time period regarding to being used to being a demon and the situation itself if Dipper will act like this or not.
  • Doom Magnet: Whether being targeted by demons, cults or various supernatural adversaries, both Dipper and his friends and loved ones are prime targets. Justified, as it comes with being a powerful, immortal dream demon. Weird stuff happens. In fact, Dipper blames himself for owning Mabel's soul in order to save her life because of this trope.
  • The Dreaded: Years after the Transcendence, Alcor gains the reputation as one of the most powerful demons and one that is impossible to bind, feared by both demons and humans alike. Played for Laughs in several stories when a demon summoned is too terrified simply because Dipper's in the same room as them and posing as a human.
  • Dream Land: Dipper has the same dream powers and access to the mindscape as Bill.
  • Dream Walker: One of the main abilities he inherited from Bill. As a dream demon, Dipper can enter people's dreams.
  • Extra Eyes: Whenever he appears in his shadowed form, a glowing third eye would appear on his forehead.
  • Extreme Omnivore: Ever since becoming a demon, Dipper has acquired a unique taste from things that are inedible like tires, dirt, or tennis balls.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Whenever Alcor is about to unleash his wrath onto his victims, he does so while still maintaining his polite façade but not hiding his insanity. Especially whenever he's in the middle of his insanity cycles.
  • Flight: One of his most used powers. It's fairly rare to see him actually touch the ground.
  • Foil: To Bill Cipher. Where Bill was a colorful but sociopathic and heartless demon who only cares for himself with no redeeming factors and would kill a child on the spot. While he struggles with retaining his humanity, Alcor/Dipper is dark, yet is caring to children and would not dare hurt any of them and despite his occasionally bouts of demonic madness, ultimately cares for his loved ones and doesn't want to hurt them.
  • Friend to All Children: Dipper has a soft spot for kids and will go out of his way to make a fair deal if he is summoned by a child (especially if for a good reason). If someone harms a child in his presence, or worse, tries to sacrifice a child to him... Well, they'll find out where Alcor gets his frightening reputation from really soon.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: An anti-heroic example. Dipper was a normal 12-years old boy with a love for mysteries before the events of the Transcendence turned him into a demon who surpasses even Bill Cipher's powers.
  • The Gadfly:
    • Dipper would "test" the Mizars and his friends with jokes and barbs, and often enjoys snarking and teasing his friends and family over harmless but annoying deals he makes with them. Adding his occasion of raiding the fridge and getting a reaction out of them. Its a tamer version compare what he does to his victims.
    • In the Transdimensional Arc, Alcor continually tests his younger self through jokes and teasing, which annoys young Dipper to no end. However it's deconstructed as Alcor's teasing doesn't improve the relationship and trust with his younger self and Dipper thinks Alcor hates him because of it. Likewise, the other reason on why Alcor teases him was because he is envious of the future his younger self can have, whereas Alcor's future was stolen the moment he became a demon courtesy of Bill. Not mention Alcor has been a demon for so long that he has forgotten how to interact with humans and how his past self would feel. Reconstructed when the two have a long talk over this and reach an understanding between them, and, while Alcor does mention stuff that riles up his younger self, he's considerate to young Dipper's feelings.
  • Good Counterpart: Alcor/Dipper is essentially if Bill ever had a shred of goodness and humanity in him despite Alcor's own struggles with his more violent urges and demonic insanity. Bill is likewise Dipper's Evil Counterpart; one Dipper adamantly refuses to become.
  • Go Mad from the Isolation: The more he strays away from his loved ones and in-between their reincarnations, the more Dipper gives into his demonic madness and acts crueler and insane. If Mabel never had the ability to see him, Dipper would surely lose himself more quickly, which the Drift AU showcases Dipper losing to his demon side easily.
  • Go Mad from the Revelation: The downside of being semi-omniscient is that he would occasionally suffer large accumulation of information and knowledge in one go that he's unable to handle them, which are called "Info Dumps". Such info kindly informs Dipper/Alcor the exact time and date of his loved ones, when will the sun die and other knowledge that results in Dipper either going in a catatonic state, shock over the revelation, or makes him go demonic and insane, which involves him affecting the environment around him.
  • Good Thing You Can Heal: Comes with immorality. However wounds by holy substances take a bit longer to heal.
  • Guile Hero: Retains this just like his canon counterpart, displaying profound manipulative skills when making deals and tricking more ill-intentioned summoners.
  • Graceful Loser: Even when his tricks are thwarted or he's eventually bested, Dipper often finds enjoyment in finding a Worthy Opponent.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: Due to Bill's hasty possession of Dipper out of desperation, the phenomenon resulted Dipper absorbing the demon; turning into a demon himself. It's Dipper's human side that allows him to interact and affect the physical plane and to retain his sense of morality.
  • He Who Fights Monsters: Dipper's greatest fear of losing his humanity may lead him into becoming something like Bill, if he hasn't already. Whenever he does something that remotely reminds him of Bill (tricking a deal in his favor or manipulating someone for his own agenda) he's reminded of this. This is prominent in "Rebirth Blue" where Dipper has to deal with the first human reincarnation of Bill.
  • Heroic Comedic Sociopath: It should be reminded that Dipper is still a demon and will act like one, including his sense of humor. Then again it could be the 'Pines' Family's dark streak' and his demon instincts making him more susceptible to it or amplifying it. He'll alternate between screwing people out of amusement, instigating events to cause chaos and the casual references to his deals, the dirt he digs up on people and other beings and his killings. In one story, he answered the reason he would bring a friend along the bottomless pit was for 'conversation purposes and emergency food supply', and was even ambiguous about the last part. This is still Dipper though and will go out of his way to help his family or loved ones.
  • High On Cat Nip: Yggdrasil, or as his sister calls it, "Dipnip", is this to Dipper. Whenever he catches the scent of Yggdrasil, he's reduced to acting like a cat.
  • His Quirk Lives On: A dark and unintentional example. Dipper not only inherited Bill Cipher's powers, but also some of the dead demon's mannerism (familiar phrase said by Bill, Cloudcuckoolander tendencies, Affably Evil Demon mode ), personality traits and quirks (his sense of humor, sadism, love for pain and the morbid, manipulative streak), and fashion sense.
  • Horrifying Hero: Dipper's usual demon form and his Star-mode form are the least terrifying; he can become a humanoid shadow with claws and rows of teeth when slaughtering his enemies. His "Star-mode" does fare better and he takes that form often to not frighten others.
  • Humanoid Abomination: Dipper appears the most humanoid among demons due to his half-demon origins and is power is getting stronger beyond demon level everyday.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: Because of his Extreme Omnivore tendencies, Dipper also gained a liking to human flesh and organs and he was once a human himself.
    • Monstrous Cannibalism: He also has no qualms on feasting on his kind, as he ate the heart of a demon who was about to kill Mabel and Henry. Then again, demons often eat their own kind anyway.
    • To Serve Man: Dipper is still a demon, and demons in the Transcendence AU are known to feast on humans time to time.
  • I Did What I Had to Do: While not evil nor a Knight Templar Well-Intentioned Extremist, Dipper is more ruthless than he was in the Gravity Falls canon.
  • Immortal Immaturity: Downplayed. He still is the lovable dork, mystery and adventure loving if mischievous 12-year old boy when he became a demon but mostly is responsible and mature especially in concerns to his love ones and as an ancient demon. That said, there will be times when this ancient demon would be childish; with his love for sweets, DD&MD, and can get into petty and nonsensical arguments with others.
  • Invisibility: The Mindscape more or less makes him invisible to people in the real world, which he later uses to his advantage to sneak around. However people with the sight can see him.
  • It Amused Me: This the reason he trolls his summoners, or whether as a challenge or just having fun with his friends, whether as Alcor or Dipper.
  • It's All My Fault: He blames himself for the event that caused Mabel to be critically hurt and still feels guilty of owning Mabel's soul in order to save her life since it'll mean that she and her reincarnations are forever trapped in the role of Mizar.
  • Jabba Table Manners: For all his fussiness over his appearance, Dipper is one hell of a messy eater; from gorging himself with candies, deep-fried food, an entire buffet, or just anything inedible, to unhinging his mouth like a snake to eat a big meal in one bite. He even gets food all over his face and teeth, which he uses his Overly Long Tongue to clean them off and becomes downright animalistic when feasting on raw meat and living creatures, his maw of teeth in front view.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Not in the conventional sense, but because he's a demon, he has his moments. At times he lets his demon instincts get the better of him or manipulates people, especially when he's being a trickster. More often than not, though, the "Heart of Gold" overshadows the "Jerk" part.
  • Knowledge Broker: The role he inherits from Bill because of his omniscience and the other reason Alcor is constantly sought out aside from his powers. The price on deal depends on the information and knowledge the person wants and most aren't pretty.
  • Large Ham: As Alcor he enjoys the theatrics especially when summoned.
  • Laughing Mad: Whenever on a rampage or in bouts of madness, expect lots of insane laughter.
  • Living Forever Is Awesome: Dipper may have some occasional moments of hardship that comes with being an immortal dream demon, but meeting new people and the reincarnations of his loved ones makes it worthwhile.
  • MacGuffin Super Person: One of the downside of being a powerful demon is that he often has people seeking him out, whether to use his powers, control or bind him for their own agenda. Not to mention his unique powers causes some jealous demons to challenge him.
  • The Mad Hatter: As Alcor or when he becomes more demonic he fits this to a T. Deconstructed as he's well aware that he's losing more of his humanity and it frightens him.
  • The Magnificent: He's (in)famously known as Alcor the Dreambender.
  • Major Injury Underreaction: When he was fighting a demon while protecting Henry and Mabel, he got ripped in half from his torso and was still laughing.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Ever since becoming a demon, Dipper has improved in his manipulation skills, though he has gotten used to it that he doesn't even realize when he's manipulating people he shouldn't—namely his friends and loved ones.
  • Master of Illusion: Another ability as a demon.
  • Meaningful Name: His demon name, "Alcor", comes from a set of companion stars in the Big Dipper constellation, Alcor and Mizar. Zillinose was originally going to have Dipper go by "Mizar", until it was brought up that Alcor is also known as "the lifespan star" and "the Forgotten One".
  • Mind over Matter: Dipper has telekinesis as part of his powers as a demon, which he uses it to move and lift objects or people. It's implied they are connected to his emotions as whenever his emotions are unstable, he unintentionally made things explode or float around like crazy during his earlier days. Although he has better control, his powers go out of whack whenever he feels intense rage or he's going insane. When he's not holding back, he can use it with deadly effects. When he regained his memories as Alcor in RRR Arc, the first thing he does is have the metal from cages to bind the cultists, twists the arm of the leader by only raising his hand and he stop the leader's breathing with only a thought!
  • More Teeth than the Osmond Family: His two rows of pointy, shark-like teeth are often mentioned.
  • Motor Mouth: Whenever he's talking nonsensically with morbid and dark subjects, he's slipping more into his demonic side with a hint of madness.
  • Mundane Utility: Once he's comfortable enough with his powers, Dipper doesn't hesitate to use them for such mundane activities as cleaning the bathroom or picking the kids up from school.
  • Mugging the Monster: Whenever Dipper pretends to be human, he sometimes gets captured, has some murderer or thief attempt to intimidate him, often has cultists try to sacrifice him to other demons or kill him. Other times, some supernatural threat would target him, thinking he's another human. Too bad they aren't aware that the 'human' is really Alcor, though demons are smarter to realize their mistake and just bail out.
  • Nice Hat: Has traded his trucker hat for a floating top hat. It also functions as a pocket dimension where he can hold all sorts of things, though objects are often exposed to magic the longer they remain in that hat.
  • Nice Guy: He's still the same sweet if awkward Dipper despite the new personality quirks and mannerisms that comes with being a demon.
  • No Social Skills: Dipper wasn't the most social kid, and becoming a demon hasn't improve his social skills with his new unnerving habits and morbid fascination especially in between Mizar reincarnations. One of the gifts he offered to Henry was a turned inside out squirrel. Get pass these traits and he's still a cool guy to hang around as his friends and family and a few summoners can attest to.
  • Noble Demon: Points for now being a literal demon.
  • No-Sell: Alcor is infamous for being the only known demon to be immune to binding spells of any kind, and can even pass through summoning circles with ease. Combined with his unpredictability, this is the reason people are warned not to summon him. He even simply ignores or outright doesn't even notice warding and banishing spells or sigils that are placed around, even destroying barriers by just walking through it.
  • Not So Different: Dipper fears he is this to Bill Cipher now, considering his powers came from him and he inherited a few of Bill's traits doesn't help. Him adapting a similar fashion sense and displaying mannerism eerily similar to Bill makes Dipper feel worse. With him embracing his demon instincts and vindictive streak, Dipper fears that if he loses his humanity he could end up becoming like Bill or even worse. Not to mention that as gets more experienced as a demon and making deals, he can be as manipulative as Bill was, which became prominent in the "Reincarnation Blues" storyline. Ultimately, Dipper proves he's not the same as Bill.
  • Older Than He Looks: He stops aging after becoming a demon and continues on after Mabel's passing.
  • One-Winged Angel: When hiding his appearance whenever summoned or in intense rage, the entirety of Dipper's body darkens to a black silhouette crisscrossed with golden lines in a pattern reminiscent of bricks. He also possesses an object form in the shape of a one eyed star.
  • Only Sane Man: Like in the original series except he tends to swing between this and going wild and crazy.
  • Papa Wolf: Do NOT mess with Dipper's family, his friends, young children, or anyone Alcor considers "his".
  • Pay Evil unto Evil: Delights in turning deals around on people with ill intentions.
  • Person of Mass Destruction: One of the reason why Alcor's feared whether its during his cult killing rampages or fighting a demon, expect a lot of destruction around. One notable case is when Alcor was summoned to fight a rival cult's demon, the ensuing fight resulted in destroying a majority of California.
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: Dipper is this whenever he's in his child form or his star form.
  • Playing with Fire: His signature blue fire in making deals is also used as demonic magic.
  • Pointy Ears: Develops them after becoming a demon.
  • The Prankster: As a demon, Alcor's known for pulling pranks on his summoners. He also engages this with his sister and Acacia, though he admits that they're better than him. He even had a Prank War with Pacifica, which he won by the way.
  • Psychotic Smirk: He tends to display this when embracing more of his demon side.
  • Reality Warper: All demons have some degree of this, but Alcor is arguably the most powerful.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Although Dipper doesn't see the point of age long after Mabel's passing, he has lived for a long time.
  • Red Baron: Alongside the title Alcor The Dreambender, Alcor's also been called The Twin Star, The Forgotten One, Manipulator of Nightmares and many more that he can't bother to remember.
  • Sadist: One of the unwanted personality quirks that came with being a demon, as Dipper realizes to his horror in his early days, that he enjoys the pain and suffering he inflicted onto his victims.
  • Sanity Slippage: Time and time again, Dipper would suffer bouts of demonic madness, especially during his separation from humanity.
  • Self-Harm: Whenever Dipper is suffering an info dump or during his demonic periods or given the opportunity to experience pain, he's prone to stabbing himself with knifes and forks or digging deep into his skin with his claws. His healing factor can quickly reverse the damage and he finds pain hilarious but its still disturbing to his family and friends.
  • Sense Freak: To a demon, being corporal and able to sense things is rare. Whenever Dipper is corporal, he would enjoy the taste of food more often and take the occasionally pain he gets with glee.
  • Shadow Archetype: To his pre-Transcendence self, aka. Young Dipper, which is prominent in the Transdimensional Arcs. Both are witty, cunning and intelligent, a fact they're both aware of. However, Dipper would want to prove his intelligence, whereas Alcor would flaunt it. Dipper's not above trickery in gaining the advantage and has a vindictive streak, but doesn't let it go too far that he doesn't lose his sense of morality. Alcor on the other hand would often manipulate others whether intentionally or not, more incline to act on his vindictive streak due to being a demon and this often clouds his sense of morality that he's able to cling on for so long. Also Dipper desires to uncover various mysteries, Alcor already has the answer given to him via his omniscience, but often has to shove that information down just so he can have a challenge uncovering the mystery himself.
  • Sharp-Dressed Man: Another one of traits he inherited from Bill was his fashion sense. When pretending to be human, Dipper's usually in a well-tailored jackets or smart casual or anything that makes him "Mr. Fancypants".
  • Slasher Smile: Dipper/Alcor can do a terrifying one with the many razor teeth he has.
  • Smug Super: While Dipper is still the lovable dork he is, he has gained a great deal of confidence overtime as Alcor, which gets him in trouble at times.
  • Spirited Competitor: Depending on the situation, he doesn't care whether he wins or loses, he's just after the thrills of a good challenge. This is deconstructed as he gets used to his demon nature that he refuses to back down from the challenge out of sheer stubbornness and the thrills of the challenge and he refuses to take the easy route of using his omniscient in order to have fun. Unfortunately, said challenge would often escalate, including the risks. As a result, his impulsiveness would blind him to the possibility of things going south.
  • Stalker Without a Crush: As part of gaining Bill's powers, Dipper also gained the demon's omniscience and ability to spy on people either throw the Mindscape or through his symbol (in Dipper's case; a one-eyed winged star). He often uses these abilities either to gain information on someone due to suspicion or to follow his friends or family, whether it's to keep an eye on them or he's bored. Even his friends admit that despite Dipper's intentions, it's pretty creepy and disturbing.
  • Supernatural Gold Eyes: He has eerie golden eyes that glow ominously while in his more demonic form.
  • Swallowed Whole: Whenever Dipper needs to get someone outside the line of fire and cannot reach them to physically teleport them away, or cannot leave himself, he would instead temporarily drag them into his pocket dimension (aka. demon equivalent of a stomach). He only does this if absolutely necessary due to the space within his 'stomach' induce the occupant into a sensation of near-death, potentially traumatizing them. He does avoid mentioning the stomach part.
  • Sweet Tooth: Dipper loves sweets and can be convinced to make simple deals for a candy bar or a tub of ice cream.
  • Telekinesis: One of his main abilities.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Dipper continues to grow more powerful and is noted to have abilities he didn't had in the first 10 years.
  • Too Kinky to Torture: Like Bill before him, he delights in receiving pain.
  • Teleportation: Can teleport between the Mindscape, the real world, to the Moon, and to summons that are practically anywhere even on different continents, often with others, in a span of a few minutes.
  • The Trickster: As a demon, its a standard to act like this.
  • Troll: Reserved only for summoners who are petty, greedy and downright monstrous. He enjoys twisting deals with them, making them as karmic and ironicas possible.
  • Tsundere: He's surprisingly this to Toby, the second human reincarnation of Bill Cipher. Although he tries to justify to himself that he's taking care of Toby because he doesn't want him to end up like Ian, the first reincarnation, he ultimately does care for Toby.
  • Voice of the Legion: His voice always possesses a demonic echo, although it gets much more distorted when he's angry or putting on his intimidating demon act. Even as Dipper he still posses an undertone that is off.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Not so much at first, but he does eventually gain the ability to shape-shift at will.
  • Was Once a Man: ... and fears the day he forgets this.
  • Who Wants to Live Forever?: Being a demon, Dipper often shifts between this look at his immortality and Living Forever Is Awesome.
  • Wild Card: Other than being undoubtedly loyal to Mizar and few chosen he's close to, Alcor is known to side with no one in particular. He goes and does what he wants as he pleases.
  • Winged Humanoid: Has a pair of bat wings on his lower back that can expand when he is in his demonic form. He dislikes it when someone calls them butt-wings. According to the knowledge he gained and confirmed by Word of God, the reason why they're located on his lower back was apparently because they looked cool with his coattails.
  • Why Can't I Hate You?: To Ian and later Toby, who are both the reincarnations of Bill Cipher.
  • You Are What You Hate: He was forcibly transformed into a demon by the same demon who had tormented his family over the summer and already has some of said demon's personality quirks. Dipper is well aware of this fact.
  • Your Soul Is Mine: As a demon, Dipper consume and takes souls, though he has a particular distaste to greedy souls. Despite the temptations of having control over a soul, he doesn't make deals that needed souls as payment unless necessary. One of the souls he took was Mabel's soul in order to save her life through a deal.
  • Your Worst Nightmare: Dipper can plague people with nightmares. Sometimes as curses or offering to give nightmares in a deal that he would eat for his summoners later on.


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