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  • The Trixie of Alchemystudent's universe is one of several Trixies from various other fanfics. Trixie's more investigative side comes from A Twixie Love Story, the Element of Harmony she gets is from the Pony POV Series, Trixie's story telling abilities and her love telling tales with her magic comes from Getting Back on Your Hooves, (and she even has an older sister named Checker Monarch) her being Luna's student comes from The Moonstone Cup,Trixie's creativity in her magic, cleverness and general fun comes from Lifein Manehattan, and her basic personality and love of burbon comes from RainbowDoubleDash's Lunaverse.
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  • Always Having Juice features Gaia Mercury, a combination of the Werehog from Sonic Unleashed and the ghost girl from the Night of the Werehog short created to promote the game. Dark Gaia as well is a combination of Mephiles the Dark from Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) and its namesake, also from Unleashed.
  • In Batman Revisited, Sal Maroni has the Firefly identity instead of Garfield Lynns, and while he's still a gangster, has a lot of the pyromania and Ax-Crazy tendencies of the latter.
  • In Digimon Re: Adventure, an AU retelling of Digimon Adventure, the Agumon from the Pilot Movie and the Agumon from the series itself are the same character.
  • In Haunted Mansion and the Hatbox Ghost, the Ghost Host (faceless in the original Haunted Mansion ride) takes the appearance of the Hatchet Man, a character in a portrait from the Corridor of Doors.
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  • In The O.C. fanfic 'AVDC', Alex is a combination of herself and Ryan.
  • Godzilla in himself has had so many different continuities and incarnations across 60 years in film, that almost any fan-work featuring him is bound to be this. The Big G from the Godzilla and My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic crossover, The Bridge has elements of this trope. While it's stated he's the grown up Godzilla jr. from the 1980s-90s Heisei series, the images depict him as looking closer to the Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla incarnation in appearance. Personality wise he's a mixture of the late Showa and Late Heisei era incarnations. After being possessed by Nightmare, he also gained a pony form based on the Godzilla of Shin Godzilla.
  • In The Captain of the Virtual Console, Blaine, being from Pokemon Yellow, has traits of his game and anime selves.
  • The Discworld/DC Comics mashup "Discworld's Finest":
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    • The Symbol is obviously Superman, but various Superman expies get homaged: the name suggests Icon, his surname is Cairn, suggesting Ethan Crane, and Lord Lekhsor calls him "Mr Good Hersheban", a setting-specific version of the Samaritan.
    • More blatantly, El Pipistrello as much Zorro as Batman, and some of his supporting cast follow suit (or at least have appropriate Parody Names): Bernard Saint-Basset is Alfred Pennyworth (or Beagle)/Bernardo; Commandante Convento is Commissioner Loeb/Capitán Monastario, Sergento Chervez Bunuello is Harvey Bullock/Demetrio Garcia; and El Pipistrello's horse Tumulto is Tornado/the Tumbler.
  • Equestrian Throwdown, Miles Skylark is, according to HexMark a combination of the two protagonists from his previous scrapped fanfictions.
  • Fallout: Equestria has the character Red Eye, who combines attributes of many characters from the various Fallout games, including the Lieutenant, John Henry Eden (he even uses Eden's speeches), Ashur, and the Lone Wanderer.
  • God Slaying Blade Works, Emiya Shirou from the Heaven's Feel route obtains the memories of EMIYA as well as the Shirous of the Fate and Unlimited Blade Works routes.
  • Harmony's Warriors:
    • Cheerilee is set up to become The Lizard in The Spectacular Spider-Colt, but in her first appearance in Flutterhulk, she takes on the role of Sterns/The Leader as the scientist Fluttershy goes to for help.
    • Also in Flutterhulk, Snowflake is in the role of Blonsky/The Abomination, but when he eventually transforms he turns into the Red Hulk.
    • Chrysalis takes on the role of Laufey in Soar, but by the end of the story has essentially become the Skrull Queen.
    • Due to her dual personalities, Pinkie is both Hawkeye (as herself) and Bullseye (as Pinkamena).
    • Dinky is Franklin Richards, though she also has aspects of both Gwen and Mary Jane.
    • Diamond Tiara isn't just an Alpha Bitch, like several that have appeared in Spider-Man, but she's also Emma Frost.
  • The fanfic Happy Endings? has so many it's hard to decide where to start:
  • In the Fighting Game Massive Multiplayer Crossover/Crisis Crossover fanfic The Ketsueki Quadrilogy, Yoshimitsu appears as a fusion, of the Tekken and Soul Series versions, though slightly closer to the former.
  • In the Once Upon a Time fanfic In The Shadow Of The Toll Bridge, Ella's stepmother is a composite of Lady Tremaine and Rodmilla de Ghent.
  • In Just an Unorthodox Thief, Lupin becomes the Servant Assassin. However he's an amalgamation of different incarnations of Lupin. He has the manga version's Chessmaster abilities, The Woman Called Fujiko Mine and his first anime version's charisma, skill, and their ruthlessness, and his second anime version's morals.
  • In the Justice League of Equestria series, Shining Armor's role as Green Lantern contains elements from several canonical human Green Lanterns (Hal Jordan's origin story, John Stewart's military background, and Kyle Rayner's self-doubts).
  • We have a couple of examples in the crossover A Knight's Tale as Inquisitor:
    • Since she's the main character, Arturia ends up taking up the place of the Herald of Andraste, later known as the Inquisitor, the role of the Featureless Protagonist of Dragon Age: Inquisition, with the story itself taking place directly after Fate/Zero for her.
    • While he is still the same version from the Nasuverse, having all the same history and abilities as that incarnation, Excalibur has gained an identical personality to the one from Soul Eater thanks to the Mark aka the Anchor.
  • A League of Extraordinary Gentlemen fic that no longer appears to be online had a media mogul called "Derek Portreeve" as the Big Bad; clearly intended as the Master in the role of Derek Leech.
  • In Mega Man Reawakened, Robert Light has traits from all versions of Mega Man as well as a ponytail like Zero.
  • In Necessary To Win, Ami Chouno is not only Oarai's temporary tankery teacher like she was in canon, but she also shares a role with Sukoya Kokaji, who defeated Harue 10 years ago.
  • In Nobody Dies the character of Mari Illustrious Makinami is combined with Asuka's unnamed half-sister from the manga. It should be mentioned this was an Epileptic Tree for Rebuild of Evangelion.
  • The Pony POV Series:
    • Several characters are literally reincarnations/fusions of G3 characters. Most notable is Twilight Sparkle, either a straight reincarnation or a fusion of G3's Minty and G1's Twilight.
    • Lord Tirek is a composite of his G1 self and his G4 self, due to G1 being the ancient past of G4 in this universe. He has both the Rainbow of Darkness and ruthlessness of his original incarnation and the Mana Drain ability and manipulative capabilities of his G4 incarnation. He also had Scorpan for a brother like G4 and a different Scorpan for his Dragon via a curse that turns its target into him as in G1 (being explained as a twisted version of Legacy Character on Tirek's part). The events of Midnight Castle and his attack a thousand years ago are also both canon, as a result of him having come Back from the Dead.
  • Interestingly averted in the case of the Red Queen and the Queen of Hearts in the Glee fanfiction Quinn In Wonderland. The two of them are not only separate characters, but the Red Queen is also a mere pawn for the Queen of Hearts, who is the Big Bad. This is played straight, however, with the Dodo and the White Knight, although this makes a little more sense since the two of them are both considered Lewis Carroll's Author Avatars.
  • The later stories in The Dashverse have indulged in this: In May the Best Friends Win, Trixie combines her canon personality (from "Boast Busters", anyway) with Gilda's role as Rainbow Dash's abrasive friend. Then Hot Heads, Cold Hearts and Nerves of Steel has Sombra combine the backstory and little personality canon gave him with aspects of G1 villain Grogar.
  • Turnabout Storm has Sonata. She's a unicorn that shares some of her characteristics with Ace Attorney characters, such as Mia's looks, Adrian Andrew's job type, and the ruthlessness of Manfred Von Karma and pre-Character Development Edgeworth. Since Ace Attorney protagonist Phoenix is there, he catches wind of most of these similarities, which freaks him out a little.
    Phoenix: [Inner Monologue] This is getting weeeird...
  • In a rather literal example: In The Universal Experiment, the Batman who appears in the world notes looks over the various movies and shows made about him, and notes that he has Adam West's nose and height, Christan Bale's build and mouth, Val Kilmer's chin and cheekbones, Michael Keaton's eyes, and Kevin Conroy's voice
  • In the Vertigo Comics-style Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew! fic The Harmony Trap, one of the characters is a blue-green eagle whose dimensional-warping powers let him take other forms. He's basically Rubberduck, but he takes the form of Fastback, since belief that the chelonian hero exists helps combat Fantastic Racism against Reptiles. In addition, his species suggests American Eagle from Final Ark. Captain Carrot himself, meanwhile, is called Hoppy by those who know him well, suggesting he's also a version of Captain Marvel Bunny.
  • In Stardust and its sequels, Bradford is a composite of the original character of the same name and the player-controlled Commander.
  • In the Doctor Who/Sherlock crossover fic The All-Consuming Fir, based on the Doctor Who New Adventures/Sherlock Holmes crossover novel All-Consuming Fire, Colonel Warburton is the only villain, taking on elements of Baron Maupertuis, Tir Ram and Sherrinford Holmes from the novel. His internet handle is Tirram345.
  • Pokémon: Clefairy Tales has at least a couple of examples:
    • The boy who serves as an NPC Roadblock outside of Pewter City is combined with Bug Catcher Colton from Route 3 and given a new trainer class. Justified due to a continuity error the naming system created in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen. He's also given elements of Youngster Ben (who, as a consequence of Colton becoming a Youngster, is a Camper in this story).
    • Magical Girl Iris, from Mt. Moon, is a composite of two Lasses: Iris, who uses a Clefairy, and Route 3-based Robin, who uses a Jigglypuff. The combination was fairly easy considering both have Level 14 Pokémon, and also necessary considering the Magical Girl class, original to the story, has its members gather in groups and use the same number of themed Pokémon (in the case of her group, two per trainer). On a side note, there's a Bulbasaur Scout in the Route 3 Cable Club named Robin who is likely a Shout-Out to The Princess Bride (e.g. her name being shared with one of the stars and her quoting the film verbatim twicenote ).
  • Light and Dark The Adventures of Dark Yagami features Yotsuba, a single character who apparently represents the Yotsuba company from Death Note.
  • Child of the Storm:
    • Agent Wisdom combines Marvel's Agent Peter Wisdom with Regulus Black.
    • Many of the Marvel characters used in the story have elements of this, with different character traits/bits of backstory being drawn from different sources.
    • The Phoenix is also Destruction of the Endless.
    • The unnamed British Prime Minister has shades of both real life Prime Minister John Major and his successor Tony Blair, having the former's well-meaning but beleaguered nature, and the latter's ambitious Chancellor.
    • Dudley Dursley is also the Blob.
    • Maddie Pryor is fused with Rachel Grey - like Rachel, she's a natural born child (though she's Jean's twin, rather than alternate future daughter), trained as a mutant 'hound', a tracker and enforcer, and has her short hair and distinctive tattoos. Like Maddie, she was raised by Sinister (who she thinks created her, like he did canon Maddie, though actually he kidnapped her), and set up as Jean's equal and opposite.
  • A RWBY Zanpakuto: Several characters are mixtures of Bleach and RWBY characters.
    • Nemu Kurotsuchi has Penny Polendina's looks and marionette abilities. Though she starts out stoic like canon Nemu, she becomes chipper like Penny after being befriended by the others, and she gains "Penny" as a nickname.
    • Kyoka Suigetsu's spirit resembles Emerald Sustrai, given both are a Master of Illusion.
    • Hihijoo Zabimaru has two spirits resembling Melanie and Miltia Malachite.
    • Roman Torchwick and Neopolitan fill the role of Coyote Starrk and Lilinette Gingerbuck, complete with Torchwick being lazy like Starrk and Neo badgering him to stay awake. Neo remains mute though.
    • Nimaiya, the creator of the zapakuto, has Professor Ozpin's looks and mannerisms.
    • Isshin and Masaki Kurosaki have Taiyang Xiao Long and Summer Rose's role.
  • Metroid: Kamen Rider Generations:
  • Black Crayons series: Carly Spencer's role in Transformers: Dark of the Moon is given to Mikaela Banes in A Child's Innocence. Being Sam Witwicky's Love Interest, being employed by Dylan Gould, getting kidnapped by Dylan Gould to be used as leverage against Sam, et cetera. Everything except for convincing Megatron to turn on Sentinel Prime, Annabelle Lennox is the one who does that, although in her case, she does it unintentionally. Also, unlike Carly, Mikaela spends more time trying to help Sam, the military, and the Autobots in Chicago while the Decepticons are attacking. Including pulling off some impressive Car Fu.
  • In Marionettes, it turns out Nurse Redheart is a combination of her canon self and Sweetheart, having experienced an alternate version of the events of that series when she was younger, as well as being Teddy's love interest.
  • Ash in Challenger is a combination of both Ash from the anime and Red from Pokemon Adventures, possessing both personality traits and pokemon of each.
  • In Suicide Squad Redux, El Diablo is revealed to be the Enchantress' brother and unlike her, he learned to care about humans and does not believe himself to be a god to be worshiped.
  • Pokémon Reset Bloodlines has done this to several characters, taking elements of several sources in the franchise. Some of the more prominent examples include:
    • Red is generally silent and beats Gary a lot like the fanon/game Red, has a Clefairy like the Pocket Monsters Red, uses Charmander and Victreebel like Origins Red, and travels with Yellow and possesses a Poliwrath and more aloof Pikachu than Ash like Adventures Red.
    • Yellow is a combination of Adventure's Yellow in appearance, with Bonnie and Mairin's behavior from the XY anime.
    • Gary Oak is a combination of both his canon self (childhood friend of Ash turned his rival, is cocky and prideful, etc) and Blue, the rival from the first generation games (fights regularly against Red on the same locations Blue fights you in the games, his Pokemon team is based on Blue's team, and uses Blue's Catch-Phrase "Smell ya later"). His Pokemon include a mix of ones known exclusively to his game self (Raticate, Gyarados, Magneton) anime self (the Nidos, Blastoise, Pinsir, Pokemon who can evolve into Kingdra and Golem, and Fearow) and Adventures counterpart (Porygon and Golduck), as well as a number of shared ones like Pidgeot, Exeggcute, and Growlithe.
    • Koga was only ever a Gym Leader in the anime. In the story, he also plans to become an Elite Four, just like in the games.
    • Clair is an amalgam of her game and anime selves, being somewhere between the two in how she behaves.
  • In the Independence Day Fan Fic Landing Day, we have a character named Eariot. He is the dock controller who sees Steve and David waving to him, and then watches the nuke tick to zero. In the film, these were two separate aliens.
  • The Mass Effect fic Project Delta is basically about a Colonist Shepard with a good portion of Jack's background and a lot of alien augments thrown in.
  • Rise of a Star Knight and its sequel Knights of Remnant: The Ring of Darkness, are Fusion Fics of RWBY and The Hobbit/The Lord of the Rings, has several RWBY characters have take on the roles and some of the aspects of LOTR characters(Though it is not in anyway a note for note copy):
    • Ozpin is Gandalf, even being referred to as Ozpin the Grey at one point, and having him be the equivalent of an Istari alongside Raddighast and Saruman
    • Jaune takes the role of Thorin in the first story, and Aragorn in the sequel, including going by the name "Strider" at one point.
    • Ruby is Frodo, with Summer taking the place of Bilbo in finding the ring, though it is not as part of their equivalent of The Hobbit. It's also stated that the reason the two could resist the Ring is due to their Silver Eyes.
    • Nora is the eventual equivalent of Gimli, though even in the first story her vast extended family was set up as the equivalent of the Dwarves, including having built the caverns Smaug would eventually take residence in, and creating the mines of Moria, with Nora's grandmother Sif taking the place of Balin when the Balrog is dug up.
    • Atlas is the equivalent of Gondor, and Rivendell is located in Vacuo.
  • In Neither a Bird nor a Plane, it's Deku!, Kal-El is raised as Izuku Midoriya, So Izuku has the powers and moniker of Superman, but the upbringing, personality, and desires of his canon counterpart.
    • The Ultra-Humanite also combines the history of his comic depiction with the personality of his DC Animated Universe counterpart.
  • Fareeha Huq and Cody Wexner's Dusk to Dawn Batman novels nearly run on this:
    • The Azrael in Batman: Angel of Death takes a lot from Jean-Paul Valley (Tyke-Bomb trained to be a Catholic-esque secret order's top enforcer and uses a magic Flaming Sword,) but it turns out to be Maggie Kyle, Catwoman's younger sister, under the mask and armour.
    • In Batman: Anarchy for All, although the circumstances are very different, it is Anarky rather than The Joker who shoots and paralyses Barbara Gordon, ending her career as Batgirl.
    • The A plot of Batman: Melody for a Mockingbird is mostly a rewrite of Batman: Hush, but Damian Wayne is Robin instead of Tim Drake, and Batwoman is the Batfamily's Black Sheep instead of Huntress. Also, Mr. Freeze is the rogue who learns Batman's identity instead of the Riddler. Amongst Slam Bradley's deviations from the original were an attraction to Selina Kyle that's saved for Slam's son, Sam, Jr. The creators admitted this was an accident, not knowing they weren't one character.
    • The leader of Red Claw in Batman: Grudge Match combines the character of the same name created for Batman: The Animated Series, and Nyssa Raatko.
    • In Our Own League, a Teen Titans spin-off series by Rienne Atkins, the Kon-El incarnation of Superboy becomes Damian Wayne's Bash Brother and Foil instead of the yet-to-be-born Jon Kent. His legal middle name, Christopher, is also a nod to Chris Kent aka Superboy Ⅲ.
    • Also in the spin-off, Wonder Girl. While Donna Troy, she is new to the team rather than a founding member and Superboy's love interest like Wonder Girl Ⅱ, Cassie Sandsmark. This Donna also has Divine Parentage like Cassie, albeit a Titan grandmother instead of a God father. Her original backstory is a more optimistic version of Aresia's from Justice League.
    • The Kara Zor-El debuting in Teen Titans: Together for Tomorrow has more in common with Power Girl than Supergirl. She is rough, tomboyish and hot-tempered, has a bob haircut and a muscular physique, and wears a white bodysuit and a red cape which, due to Clothing Damage, ends up with a Cleavage Window in the former and the latter askewed.
    • Implied for Wally West, who wants to change his superhero name to "Impulse," an alter ego specific to Bart Allen in canon, once he outgrows "Kid Flash."
  • In Christian Potter Chandler, the Chandlers replace both the Dursleys and the Potters.
  • Ruby and Nora:
    • Field Trip: Father Scorch is an original character, but he takes up some actions of Sienna Kahnnote , Roman Torchwicknote , and Dr. Merlotspoiler .
    • Salem is a combination of herself and Cinder Fall. Cinder is now Salem's cover identity. However, Salem takes on Cinder's ego and impulse to gloat as well as taking the role in certain actions that Cinder is known for in canon.
    • Neo is one of herself and Roman Torchwick which makes sense since she's his daughter in this continuity. She takes his role as the Trojan Prisoner in canon and dies by being eaten by a Griffon.
  • Their Bond:
    • Zelda is a mishmash of her Twilight Princess and Ocarina of Time interpretations. She has the design of the TP Zelda but is teenaged like the OOT one. She also lived as Sheik during a war like her Ocarina of Time incarnation.
    • Link uses his Twilight Princess design and begins dating Shad from that game, but he also has a backstory similar to his Ocarina of Time character and knows Navi like him as well.
  • Henry from Old West combines the characters of Frank and Harmonica from Once Upon a Time in the West. Like Frank, Henry is a blue-eyed and creepy mercenary who arms himself with a silver revolver. Like Harmonica, Henry is motivated by the desire to avenge his dead brother.
  • Multiple Characters have traits from other media in Going Another Way, but it is most explicit with the Angels. While they basically are still like in the original series, several of them have picked up some traits from Rebuild.
  • Blood Ties gives Noa a Rape as Backstory which explains why she was left for dead during the war, prompting Hughes to save her and turn her into a dhampyr. This makes her closer to her alter Rose than the Noah depicted in Conqueror of Shamballa.
  • Amazing Fantasy:
    • Peter is a combination of many different versions of Spider-Man. His troubled family life and age are derived from Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. His membership on the Avengers is taken from his comics counterpart. His advanced webshooters and the HUD in his Expressive Mask are both taken from Spider-Man (PS4). Finally, his status as a father of Mayday Parker is taken from his MC2 incarnation.
    • Izuku is this of his canon counterpart and Miles Morales as depicted in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. He's got the history, motivation, and mindset of his canon counterpart, but his role as Peter's student, his Venom Strike ability, and confusion regarding alternate universes is taken from Miles.
  • Empath: The Luckiest Smurf: Tracker of this series combines his original character from the cartoon show with the Friend to All Living Things trait of Nat Smurf in the stories adapted from the cartoon show where the adult Nat Smurf originally appeared, since in the series Nat Smurf was a Smurfling that came from Smurfling Island along with Snappy and Slouchy. Tapper, an Original Character who is The Bartender, also inherits the same trait.
  • Downplayed in Heart of a Lioness: Through the Eyes of a Queen. Simba's great-grandfather Mohatu is composited with the First King of Pride Rock, however it is also mentioned that the Pridelands had a previous king before there was a Ruling Family Massacre.
  • Heero Yuy in Pirate's Soldier retains his canon personality, but takes Tenchi's traits as the story's resident Chick Magnet towards the alien girls, and later chapters reveal he's actually of Juraian descent. Taken to its logical conclusion when it's confirmed that he's the grandson of Yosho/Katsuhiko Masaki, whose daughter Achika went by the alias of Aoi Clarke when she conceived him.
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