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Lists the various wrestlers active during the nWo Invasion Era, from 1996 through 1999. Please limit associated tropes to that wrestler's time in WCW.
Chris Adams 1997-1999
Bam Bam Bigelow (Scott Charles Bigelow) 1988, 1990, 1998-2001
Blitzkrieg (Jay Ross, 1999)
- Beyond the Impossible: In one of his first matches on Nitro, Bobby Heenan (who, remember, was a heel commentator) said with amazement "I wouldn't have thought it was possible, but this guy's even faster than Rey Misterio, Jr.!"
- Cool Mask: See the image to the right.
- I Have the High Ground: His finisher was a stardust press (corkscrew 450 splash).
- Offscreen Moment of Awesome: Prior to his proper TV debut, WCW had taped what they called a "Festival de Lucha" that would have aired on Telemundo as WCW's answer to WWE's Super Astros show. The event never aired. Blitzkrieg was in two six-man tag matches and won them both.
- In his first WCW appearance, Blitzkrieg teamed with fellow SoCal wrestler Super Dragon. In an interview he gave years later, Super Dragon described how when they got back to the locker room, Psicosis and Juventud Guerrera, both highly talented and respected workers, approached Blitzkrieg and started marking out over how awesome he was. Now that's an impressive debut.
- Parts Unknown: "The Cosmos"
David Flair (David Richard Fliehr) 1998-2001
- Antagonistic Offspring: To his father Ric Flair.
- Calling the Old Man Out
- Chick Magnet: Like Father, Like Son. Dated Torrie Wilson, Stacy Keibler (in Real Life too) and Daffney Unger.
- Crowbar Combatant: At least until he met Crowbar (a person), then he wielded one.
- Four Is Death: His finisher, the Figure-Four Leglock.
- Smug Snake
- Wrestling Family
Glacier (Ray Lloyd, 1996-1999)
Goldberg (William Scott "Bill" Goldberg) 1997-2001
Chavo Guerrero Jr. (Salvador Chavito Guerrero Llanes III) 1996-2001
Scott Hall (Scott Oliver Hall) 1989-1992, 1996-2000
Bret Hart 1997-2000
Hak (James Fullington) 1998-1999
Barry Horowitz 1998-2000
Marty Jannetty 1998
Jeff Jarrett (1996-1997, 1999-2001)
Chris Jericho (Christopher Keith Irvine, 1996-1999)
Juventud Guerrera (Eduardo Aníbal González Hernández) 1996-2000
- Cool Mask
- Expy: Inspired by an insult from The Rock, Juvi adopted a gimmick "The Juice," which was basically The Rock's gimmick with the twist being that The Juice would get the name of the town they were in wrong.
- Masked Luchador: Until he lost it to Jericho at WCW SuperBrawl VIII.
- Meaningful Name: His name translates into 'Youth Warrior'.
- Odd Couple: His short-lived tag team with Van Hammer that came about due to both of them feuding with Raven's Flock.
- Power Stable: The Latino World Order (LWO), the Filthy Animals and the New Blood.
- Wrestling Family: Son to luchador, Fuerza Guerrera.
Billy Kidman (Peter Allen Gruner) 1996-2001
La Parka (Adolfo Margarito Tapia Ibarra) 1996-2000
Lenny Lane/Lenny/Lane (Leonard Carlson) 1996-2001
- Ambiguously Gay: His team with Lodi, the West Hollywood Blondes
- Finishing Move: A full-nelson face slam called "Memory Lane"
- Gorgeous George
- Mook: To Chris Jericho, during Jericho's feud with Dean Malenko
- Moral Guardians: When he and Lodi were repackaged as the Tag Team Standards and Practices
- Xtreme Kool Letterz: He and Lodi were repackaged as XS.
Lodi/Idol/Rave (Brad Cain) 1997-2001
"Rowdy" Roddy Piper (Roderick "Roddy" George Toombs) 1996-2000
Prince Iaukea (Michael Laauli "Mike" Hayner) 1995-2000
- Aloha, Hawaii!
- Alternate Company Equivalent: His initial push, particularly his surprise win over Lord Steven Regal for the WCW World Television Title, drew a LOT of very negative comparisons to Rocky Maivia.
- The Artist Formerly Known as Prince Iaukea: In 2000 as a No Celebrities Were Harmed Expy of Prince.
- Ascended Extra: Played Sgt. Craig Pittman's anonymous recruit at WCW Fall Brawl 95.
- Unrelated Father and Son: Was originally pushed as the "son" of King Curtis Iaukea.
- Wild Samoan: Averted
Raven (Scott Anthony Levy, 19921993, 1997-1999
Stevie Richards (Michael Steven Manna) 1997
Jacques Rougeau 1996-1997, 2000
Perry Saturn (Perry Arthur Satullo) 1997-2000
Sick Boy (Scott Vick) 1997-1999
- Ascended Extra: As Lance Ringo, jobbed to Diamond Dallas Page on the March 31, 1997 WCW Monday Nitro.
- Finishing Move: The Cure (Pedigree)
- Power Stable: Raven's Flock
- Shout-Out: His name is taken from the movie Trainspotting.