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  • Tales of Berseria
    • Edgelorwd - Velvet for basically the same reasons as Reaper.
    • MaoMao - Laphicet/Maotelus it crosses over with Tales of Zestiria
    • Flynn 2.0- The prerelease nickname for Oscar before his name was revealed. As he kind of resembled Flynn.
  • Tales of Destiny
    • Emilia - Leon
    • Pedotroll - Hugo
    • Fishdoken - One of Lilith's artes in Tales of Destiny PS2, called Manbou Senkou/Sunfish Screech, looks like basically a Hadoken, except with a giant fish head.
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    • "The Power of Christ Compels You" - moniker assigned to Philia's "Sacred Penance" Mystic Arte (first seen in Tales of the Abyss), given the fact that she starts rising up and the background shows a church, while she heals the party and attacks at the same time (said move was also used by and commonly associated with Estelle and thus the nickname can be associated with her.)
    • Flynn Beam/Flynn Laser - Divine Streak, the Frickin' Laser Beams spell that Flynn acquires in the PS3 version.
  • Tales of Graces
    • Spinbel - Asbel, thanks to his many similarities to Spinzaku.
      • Ass-bel - Used when Asbel seems a bit too dense or insensitive. Not really a nickname per se but is still fairly common.
      • Some gamers also call him The Disco King. Blame the bell-bottoms.
    • Richard has several Fan Nicknames:
      • Tiger Festival - The name is used in-game briefly, and the fans liked it.
      • Princess - Richard is often called "the prettiest girl in Graces".
      • Flag Prince.
      • Yandere Prince - Thanks to his freakouts and Ho Yay with Asbel.
      • Homoprince - For the blatant Ho Yay. "King" variants can also be used since he is crowned King later on in the game.
      • Butterfly Man - His Lambda form looks awfully like a butterfly. It doesn't help that the dungeon you fight him in is basically a giant cocoon.
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    • Tomodachiiiiii (FRIIIIEEEEENDS) - Asbel, Sophie and Richard, due to Memetic Mutation.
    • Tales of Code Geass - For obvious reasons.
  • Tales of Hearts
    • dat ass - Kohak
    • Sexygeki Backkouken - Satsugeki Bukouken (Final Fury), Kohak's Combination Blaster.
  • Tales of Symphonia
    • Coffee - Lloyd, thanks to his memorable use of the Coffee Mind-fuck (see below).
    • Coffee Mind-Fuck - A scene in the game where Lloyd forces Collette to admit she lost her sense of touch by convincing her that the hot coffee he just handed her is actually ice cold.
      • Well, first he hands her hot coffee, which she naturally assumes to be hot, then convinces her it's iced coffee, then says it's hot coffee again.
      • And then Collete drops the mug in shock, and from the way it fell, it may even have been empty.
    • Yggy - The Big Bad, owing largely to the fact that "Yggdrasill" is a lot harder to type out/spell correctly.
      • Disco Lord Yggdrasil is often used due to Adult Yggdrasill appearing to be wearing a white disco suit.
      • Kratos and Zelos are often referred to as "Kratty" and "Zelly" by their respective fangirls.
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    • Zero Emil - Emil in Ratatosk mode, due to his many similarities to a certain prince of Britannia from Code Geass.
    • Some people who call Yggdrasil Disco Lord Yggdrasil may also call Plume Dhaos "Disco Dhaos".
    • The Z-Man - Zelos
  • Tales of the Abyss
    • Ambassador Asshat - Luke, when he gets appointed as an ambassador for Akzeriuth and had his Jerkassness dialed up to eleven.
    • Master Badtouch - Van Grants, thanks to the "creepy pedophile" aura that he radiates.
    • Murdernise - Derogatory nickname for Anise Tatlin, for leaking informations to Mohs that leads to Ion's death, when people think she could at least ask the party to stop him.
    • Dist the Pink - Dist the Reaper/Rose, for his rather flamboyant tendencies, pale pink hair, and pink floral collar in his initial costume.
    • Woobietta - Arietta the Wild, who constantly looks like she's on the edge of tears and has a tragically unfortunate backstory.
  • Tales of Vesperia
  • Tales of the World
    • Pascanonno, Earnonno and Grassnonno - Distinguishing nicknames for the three Kanonnos in their respective original Radiant Mythology games.
  • Talesof Zestiria
    • Zaweed - Zavied for when he's involved in more humorous antics.
    • Epileo for Mikleo in the epilogue as he is older there and looks different.
    • Alisha Gate - A derogatory nickname for the Alisha controversy as those people found the whole thing to be stupid.
    • Rainbow armatus - The armatus Sorey uses where he fuses with the four seraphim that's typically used in a derogatory sense as it felt like a last minute ultimate power up.
      • Gay Pride armatus - The positive spin on the above, though much rarer.
  • Tekken
    • DJ - Devil Jin
    • Bob - Hwoarang, where "Bob" stands for "Boy on Bike", due to people's difficulty spelling Hwoarang's name. Things changed when a character named Bob was included in the Tekken 6 roster. Nowadays, the "Bob" that is Hwoarang's Fan Nickname must be spelled with all caps, BOB.
      • In Poland, Hwoarang is often called "Hawranek", after a character from local animated series "Maurycy i Hawranek".
    • EWGF - short for Electric Wind God Fist, an improved juggle standing uppercut that leaves trails of lightning (even when it doesn't hit). Owned by the Mishima Karate users (Kazuya, Heihachi, and Devil Jin). Normal Jin also has it, but since it's not an uppercut, it's called EWHF (Electric Wind Hook Fist). Note that this move doesn't appear in the command list (only the normal Wind God Fist is listed); therefore, fans came up with "EWGF" to differentiate the two.
    • Mystic Man Bentley/MMB - abbreviated honorific nickname for Heihachi Mishima, short for "Mystic Manly Heihachi MuthaF**kin' Mishima Bentley Jr."
    • Robo-hime: Alisa Boskonovitch, for having Inoue Orihime's Japanese voice actress and being practically her "future self"... being a Robot Girl.
    • Junknown: In Tekken Tag Tournament 2, the Final Boss (Jun Kazama) transforms into Unknown from the original TTT upon losing a round, confirming the years-long speculation from the time of Tag that Unknown was a demon-possessed Jun Kazama in the first place.
    • Seth Green: Ogre in Street Fighter X Tekken, as his model is just Seth's from Street Fighter 4 with a green palette swap and some accessories.
  • Team Fortress 2: A whole list of terms created by the player base can be viewed on the official Wiki here.
    • The game itself has tons of nicknames, including but not limited to Hat Fortress and Hat Simulator 2note 
    • SPAH (always in all caps) - Spy, named for the Engineer's way of pronouncing his name
    • Burce - Sniper, a misspelling of a name stereotypically associated with Australians (thanks to Monty Python's Flying Circus)
    • B^U (pronounced 'b to the u') - Also the Sniper, thanks to his face (huge sunglasses, a pointed nose and a half-open drawling mouth). Developed from the use of the same name to make fun of the webcomic Ctrl+Alt+Del, for having limited facial expressions.
    • Engie - Engineer
    • Solly - Soldier
    • Pyro-kun/Pyro-tan - Pyro, due to the possibility that "he" might actually be a "she".
      • Also W+M1, because ever since the Pyro Update that improved the class's range, some players complain that's all the input the character needs to play.
      • Aero - Name used in response to patch responding to that which boosted the airblast but reduced the Flamethrower's direct and burning damage (which was mostly rescinded).
      • Flyro, a Pyro wearing their beanie hat unlock, or with the Thermal Thrusters equipped.
      • Hammer Bro: a Homewrecker-wielding Pyro. Especially to Engineers.
      • Pyros with the Homewrecker are also sometimes called Pybros (Pyro + bro). Some also use this nick for Pyros that generally dedicate themselves to helping their team, putting out players, saving medics from rockets, helping their local Engineer, etc.
      • CHAOS Pyro: A derisive nickname for poor Pyro players who run into a crowd, set fire to a few enemies and then die, thanks to their justification that they're contributing by 'sowing chaos'.
      • Pyrosharks: Pyros using the Neon Annihilator, which crits wet enemies, to lurk in bodies of water and surprise foes.
      • Spyro - A Spy who takes on the disguise of a Pyro. Note the portmanteau.
    • Fatty, Tubby, Fatso - the Heavy
      • Recently, he has garnered nicknames like HAVY or HEBEE, imitating the spelling of a 6-year-old.
      • Hoovy and Hooby are also accepted nicknames.
      • Heavy itself is shorthand for Heavy Weapons Guy, although it's been canon for quite a while.
    • Scoot - Incredibly lazy nickname for the Scout. It stuck, though, probably because of how much it fits.
      • Also based on how Demoman pronounces the name in his thick Scottish accent.
      • Scout's mom is also often referred to as "Scootma"
    • Spamoman - A name given to the Demoman due to the amount of grenades and stickies he has and his overall spam-ability. Used by people who generally dislike that class.
      • Spamobot - The various Demomen robots, other than individual regular Demomen robots, since their sheer number and/or modified weapons let them spam grenades en masse.
      • Demospam - The actual act of spamming stickies and grenades.
    • Crocket - A critical rocket, pretty much a guaranteed kill on anyone other than a Heavy. Also known as Critrawket.
      • It may or may not be coincidence that in Real Life there's a missile launcher that firer miniature nukes known as the Davy Crocket.
      • Also, Heavy-specific achievement given for surviving a hit with a Crocket is called "Crock Block".
      • Referred to by name in the Soldier achievement "Crockets Are Such BS", for firing two crit rockets in a row without any boosting effects.
      • Soldier also had this unused line for killing people with critical rockets, driving the point home.
    • SKILL! - the...somewhat bitter nickname people have for those sudden, unexpected criticals.
    • Ambassaderp - Both an affectionate and also possibly derisive nickname for The Spy's Ambassador unlockable revolver. Started showing up when more than one critical per second became possible. Cries of "OP!" could be heard for miles.
    • Creditsman/Lucksman - Something about the Sniper's Huntsman bow makes it hit heads when it plainly shouldn't have (or at least according to its detractors,) making it a credit to team.
      • Huntspam is also used, since the user may shoot off a volley of arrows until one hits/kills.
      • It's also known as the Cuntsman to players who really dislike it.
    • Cumbucket - Medic, in reference to the guaranteed position he takes in yaoi fanworks. (Warning: NSFW)
    • Gabe Newell, head of Valve Software, is known as "Gaben" (pronounced "Gay Ben") due to his pronunciation of his email address in his commentaries (gaben@valvesoftware.com).
      • He's also known as "Fat." Guess why.
      • He's apparently caught on to all these jokes, and in the commentary nodes for Portal 2 he actually spells it out verbally.
    • RAWKET LAWNCHUR/LAWNCHAIR: Another name for critical rockets, derived from its now common association with a Gratuitous English phrase from Metal Slug.
    • pro tier: For sucky or broken play styles.
    • AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAMBASSADOR: A nickname given to a rare glitch that occurred after the Spy and Sniper weapons were introduced, and an update to the backpack system happened shortly thereafter. The glitch involved items overlapping in the backpack, which caused some classes to spawn with incorrect items on certain servers (Scouts with huntsmen, etc). The glitch receives its name from the fact that, if you ended up with the ambassador as an overlapping item, you'd be able to rapid fire bullets at a rate faster than the heavy's minigun with it equipped. As engineer.
    • Demoknight: A name given to Demomen who use the Targe and sword/axe combo. May be be used pejoratively by those who think such players are not playing the character right. In general, refers to the Demoman as a melee fighter.
      • Charging Tard is also used.
      • Now actually referred by name in the set One Thousand and One Demoknights
    • Turtlefort: 2fort for the enforced stalemate
    • Trade Fortress, Hat Fortress: the fact that it went from a team-oriented multiplayer game to, quote: "War-themed Hat Simulator" does not help.
    • AIDS: The Team Fortress Classic Medic's virus attack, now also used in the sequel to refer to the bleed effect from the Sniper's Tribleman Shiv and the Engineer's Southern Hospitality.
    • God Mode: A nickname for gunslinger engies, originating with this person.
    • Tunnel Vision: The "condition" of an inexperienced Sniper focusing exclusively on what's in his rifle's scope, leaving him as primo Spy bait. Not exactly exclusive to TF2 but used most frequently there.
    • Direct Shit: The Direct Hit, a weapon that's become rather despise by some people for how difficult the smaller radius of Splash Damage makes it to use.
    • Dr. Enforcicle: A Spy using the Dead Ringer watch, the Enforcer, and the Spycicle. Often said to be the one of the most overpowered weapon combinations, due to the Enforcer giving a damage boost for a downside that does not effect the Dead Ringer at all, as well as the fire-immunity the Spycicle temporarily gives (the Pyro is otherwise the Spy's biggest weakness and fire was one of the only three ways to track a Spy activating the Dead Ringer, the other two being single unlockables that can only be used once every twenty seconds).
    • Tommy Gruvich: A Heavy using the Tomislav minigun, the GRU (Gloves of Running Urgently) and the Sandvich. This combination is also generally thought to be overpowered, as it eliminates many of the Heavy's weaknesses. The Tomislav is a weaker, but much quieter and faster-starting minigun, so many players use it to ambush enemies, the GRU gives the Heavy (slowest class in the game) more running speed in exchange for health, and the Sandvich heals him. A Heavy can drop Sandviches for allies to pick up and heal themselves with, but most just dropped the Sandvich for themselves for an instant heal (which is why later was patched out, and it instead just gives the Sandvich back).
    • Stock Vich GRU is healthy for you: the "meta" of many Heavy mains, this loadout is like the above, only far more reliable. The name came from the YouTuber "Fawfuls Minion".
    • Trolldier: A Soldier using the Rocket Jumper (Does no damage to you or others, meant for training Rocket Jumping), Mantreads (reduced knockback from damaging sources and a Goomba Stomp), and Market Gardener (like the shovel but gets guaranteed crits while in midair from a rocket jump). This combination completely changes Soldier's gameplay to a mobile hit-and-run terror who jumps up out of nowhere, kills you with a crit, and then books it before he can be retaliated against. While the Trolldier build sacrifices most of the Soldier's consistent damage and is difficult to pull off, it's great for playing mind games with your opponent, hence the name.
    • Flare-Punching: Common Pyro strategy where the Pyro shoots a flare at an enemy (which sets the enemy on fire, but does a paltry 30 damage), and then shoots another flare at the same enemy (which does a much more impressive 90 damage).
    • Tobor(s): The Mann Vs. Machine Mecha-Mooks, named after a scrapped texture that was subject to much Wild Mass Guessing and further teasing from Valve in this regard.
    • Giant Octo-(class): the giant robots being healed/übered by many Medics. Comes from this popular fan video of nine players with a sense of humor and too much time on their hands.
    • Revengineer: An Engineer that uses the Combat Mini-Sentry (which fast to build and costs only 100 metal) and the Frontier Justice (which gives a guaranteed revenge crit for every kill your sentry scored, once it's destroyed).
    • Mario's Boots: The Mantreads, due to the Goomba Stomp ability.
    • Left 4tress2/Team 4tress2: The 2012 Halloween event, which had a rather difficult mission in Mann vs Machine with zombies.
    • Butterknifing: Can either mean stabbing someone with the Spy's knife without backstabbing him, or killing him by repeatedly stabbing him this way. Named so because of the knife's low damage when not backstabbing.
    • Speed Hack: the Babyface's Blaster, that can make the already fast Scout insanely fast.
    • Trickstabs: For when spies pull more tricksy maneuvers in order to drive their knives into enemies' backs:
      • Stairstab: Leading an enemy to chase you upstairs, then jumping backwards over them and stabbing them.
      • Cornerstab: Doing the same with corners, with the expectation that the enemy will turn the corner as tight as they can, so you make a wide berth around them and stab them before they realize you came back.
      • Sidestab: Hitting an enemy on their side just close enough to their back that it still counts as a One-Hit Kill.
      • Facestab: Much more derogatory term for when players get unfairly backstabbed while facing towards the spy, usually due to lag compensation.
    • Brass Sentry: The Brass Beast minigun, since it slows Heavy to the point that he might as well be a stationary Sentry Gun while firing.
    • Chain Uber/Uber Chain: Two Medics using the default Medigun and Ubersaw, which allows them to keep ubercharging towards enemies and refilling their ubers quickly with the saws.
    • Piss Rifle: The Sydney Sleeper, which allows Snipers to bodyshot people more effectively and coat them in Jarate in exchange for headshot capability. Sometimes derogatory, since people claim it's a noob weapon for people who can't hit heads in the first place.
    • Pocket Medic: A Medic that only ever heals one teammate, no matter how badly everybody else needs it. The term became so popular, a cosmetic item even came out named after it.
    • The Mini-Sentry is often called Mini-Cancer.
    • Spycrab: An animation oversight caused when a crouching Spy holds a Disguise Kit straight up, and then walks to any direction. This causes the Spy to walk in a crab-like fashion. Like the Pocket Medic example, a cosmetic item came out named after it.
    • Spychecking: The act of shooting places a spy might be (dark corners, near a sentry nest, in disguise as a teammate...) to expose them.
  • Tetris: The Grand Master 3:
    • "Fanta Grape" as a synonym for TGM3.
    • "Kevholding", a term for the use of the Hold feature to stall the game, named after one particular abuser of the technique.
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  • Touhou:
    • "Touhous" or "The Touhous" plural, referring to the cast of the game.
    • China - Hong Meiling. When she first made her debut in The Embodiment of Scarlet Devil, people weren't sure whether to read her name as Hong Meiling (the Chinese reading) or Kurenai Misuzu (the Japanese reading). Compromises were reached. ZUN later confirmed that it was Hong Meiling, but even he himself admits to calling her China.
      • Sometimes called Girl Scout, by those who see a resemblance between the old green Girl Scout uniforms and China/Meiling's outfit.
    • Zombie Reimu - Reimu Hakurei in Mountain of Faith. The in-game art depicts her with a peculiarly jaundiced skintone for no apparent reason, leading to the obvious conclusion that she is actually an undead zombie.
      • Sometimes she is "Raymoo".
    • The Drunk One - Suika Ibuki
      • Also used to refer to ZUN, who according to fans is, like Suika, never sober.
    • Peaches - Tenshi Hinanai, named for the peaches on her hat.
      • Also Rocky, because she fights with stones.
      • "Tenko" is another way of reading the kanji in her name, and is a popular nickname for her in both Western and Eastern fandom.
    • PAD-Chou ("Chief PAD") - Sakuya Izayoi, under suspicion of padding, er, a couple of her assets. Derived from the discrepancy between the depiction of said assets in Immaterial and Missing Power and the other games. She's also sometimes referred to as Sakuya Brando for her rampant (intentional) similarities with Dio Brando.
      • Knife Maid - Sakuya is the maid of the Scarlet Mansion, and fights by throwing knives and manipulating time.
    • Patchy - Patchouli Knowledge
      • Mukyuu-chan - Patchy again, due to her fan-created Catchphrase.
      • Purple Bean Sprout - Used mostly by Japanese fans, though.
    • Remi - Remilia Scarlet. Sometimes used by Patchouli, suggesting some level of intimacy.
    • Flan or Flan-chan - obviously, Flandre Scarlet, that lovable living Person of Mass Destruction.
    • Due to her partner Unzan's tendency to behave in a Stand-like fashion and launch fist-shaped danmaku, Ichirin has earned the nickname of Ichirin Kujo.
      • Unzan's Hitbox - a less flattering nickname that Ichirin earned when ZUN admitted that this is what she actually is.
      • BROFIST - The giant fist danmaku used by Unzan.
    • ⑨, or Nine-ball - Cirno. Her meteoric rise to fame began with a game screenshot in the manual of Phantasmagoria of Flower View, in which her in-game sprite was labelled "⑨: Baka".
      • "The Strongest!" - another name for Cirno, based on her terribly inaccurate assessment of her level of power. note  Used either endearingly or mockingly depending on the individual. Someone then decided to take both this and the former nickname to a whole new level, by adding a composite of Cirno and Armored Core's infamous Nineball as a playable character in the Mugen fighting game.
      • Sirkku - Cirno's nickname in Finland, partly because it's an actual and common Finnish name, partly because Finnish people can't pronounce "Cirno" or "Chiruno".
    • ⑥, or Six-ball - Reiuji Utsuho, in honor of her ditzy naivete, heat-based, rather than ice-based powers, genuinely being one of the strongest characters, and being called a birdbrain by her friend Orin in the Subterranean Animism Extra Stage introduction.
      • Other nicknames include Chernobyl-tan and Nuke-tan (for her nuclear fusion powers), Bahamuko (for her Mega Flare spellcard), and Samus Unyu (the control rod she wears on her left arm is often depicted as an Arm Cannon, and "Unyu?" in her fanmade Catchphrase/Verbal Tic).
    • Ultimate Sadistic Creature, often abbreviated as U.S.C. - Yuuka Kazami, derived from a combination of her "jokes" about turning the playable character into "a mist of atoms ♥" and only considering genocide to be another game, responding with Sure, Let's Go with That when accused of being the instigator of an Incident (even though she was innocent) seemingly for no other reason than that she wanted to do so, the above mentioned Cirno herself realizing that fighting Yuuka is a horrifically bad idea, and also the fact hat her official character profile gives her a Threat Level of "Extremely High" and a Human Friendship Level of "Worst."
      • Youkai Moe - a second nickname for Yuuka which originates from her bizarre character profile in the manual for Kioh Gyouku, a game for which ZUN composed the music and in which Yuuka is a playable character.
      • More recently applied to Kogasa as well, due to a massive number of Moe characteristics she has.
    • John Travolta - Iku Nagae, who takes a pose recalling Saturday Night Fever when summoning lightning.
    • "Bucket Ranka" - Kisume, who looks like Macross's Ranka.
      • Kisume actually more closely resembles Mikaze Honjou from Stratos 4, but that show's not as famous. But now you know.
    • Youkai Jesus - Byakuren, the buddhist monk who preached for peace between human and youkai, was sealed for a thousand years for her efforts and attracted the respect of a great number of youkai. Also known as the Youchrist.
    • CAPTAIN MINAMITSU MURASA - Minamitsu achieved Memetic Badass status following her theme music (Captain Murasa), and can now only be respectfully addressed as this.
      • Now, now. You got it wrong. It's CAPTAIN MINAMITSU MOTHERFUCKING MURASA, silly.
    • U.F. Owen - Nue's theme, Heian Alien, is reminiscent of U.N. Owen was Her?, the very popular theme song of Flandre Scarlet.
    • Amulet Chaingun - ReimuA's bomb in UFO, because that's exactly what it looks, sounds, and kills like.
    • Zayaku ("Suppository") - Reisen Udongein Inaba. Nicknamed like this because her bullets look somewhat like suppositories.
    • Daiyousei - "Greater Fairy", a nickname given to the unnamed stage 2 midboss in The Embodiment of Scarlet Devil. Presumed to be a great friend of Cirno.
      • Koakuma - "Little Devil", this is similarly the name given to the game's also unnamed stage 4 midboss. ZUN later used both these names himself.
      • Tokiko - "Crested ibis child", an originally unnamed book-reading youkai from Curiosities of Lotus Asia.
    • Myon - Youmu Konpaku herself (in Eastern fandom) or specifically her ghost half (in Western fandom), after an odd bit of dialogue in the introduction to the Extra Stage of Perfect Cherry Blossom in which she asks what Yuyuko is doing in such a "myon" place.
    • Mannosuke - Rinnosuke, the only humanoid male in the entirety of Touhou.
      • Alternatively, Trollosuke, for when Rinnosuke screws around (no, not that way) with the female cast in fanworks where everyone is Kourin-sexual.
    • Primeus - Unnamed Giant Catfish AKA Namazu, the villainous avatar of Taisui Xingjun, a God of Destruction in Hisoutensoku. Named after a MUGEN Joke Character by RicePigeon resembling a giant salmon, originally released under the name of "SSB Yukari". Nicknamed so due to, obviously, being a giant fish, and having made quite a few people go "What the heck is this crap?"
    • Unthinkable Natural Law - a nickname for Touhou Hisoutensoku (12.3) itself, since it was the first Touhou game without an official English title.
    • ZUN himself is referred to as "Kannushi" by some fans — literally "god master", the title of a Shinto priest.
    • Pyonta - Suwako's absurdly Nice Hat. When it's not depicted as being Suwako's actual form it is often depicted as an independent entity, either separate from Suwako or a parasite using her as a puppet.
      • Cho-Marisa - Created due to a glitch in Mountain of Faith where Marisa's normal shot could take out bosses before they even began their attacks. Usually leads to very muscular images of her.
    • EX-Rumia - Rumia's fan-created Superpowered Evil Side.
    • Touhouvania - nickname for the Castlevania style fangame Koumajou Densetsu
    • DJ Youkai - Toyosatomimi no Miko, the final boss from Ten Desires, due to the things that she has in the ears resembles clearly to headphones, plus her power to listening ten people at the same time.
    • Nyalice- Whenever someone draws Alice with cat ears and a tail, she is almost always referred to as this
      • Lolice- PC-98 Alice
  • Undertale
    • Goatmom - Toriel, for her appearance and motherly tendencies.
    • Goatdad, Goatbro: For Asgore and Asriel respectively. Spoilered because the nicknames give away a huge chunk of the backstory.
    • Fish Vriska - Undyne; she's a fish and looks like Vriska.
    • Skelebros: Sans and Papyrus, being skeleton brothers who are generally quite friendly and helpful towards you.
    • Individually, Papyrus is sometimes affectionately referred to as "Paps", "Papy" or "Pap-Pap" by fans. Sans also gets "Sansy", which an NPC actually calls him at one point in-game.
    • Having a Bad Time: The boss fight against Sans during a No Mercy Run because of its difficulty.
      • Getting dunked on: A general purpose term for losing to Sans. Derived from a line that only appears when it occurs in a specific, often unexpected instance.
    • Dadster - Gaster, when he's being portrayed as Sans' and Papyrus' father.
    • Badster - Gaster, when he's being portrayed as a villain.
    • KFC-squad - With the release of Undertale's sequel/spiritual successor Deltarune, people have taken to this name for the three main human characters in the series (Kris, Frisk, and Chara).
    • [X] Undertale - For characters without established surnames, this format is used, though it originated with and is most popular with Sans. [X] Deltarune is a variant.
  • Umineko: When They Cry
    • Trolls Trolling Trolls Trolling Trolls.
    • A bunch for locations that never got any names: Rokkenjima proper, where all the murders occur, is referred to as the "chessboard," as that's where Battler's human chess game with Beatrice actually plays out. The place (EPISODE 2 spoilers) where Battler and Beatrice (and any other magical things) give their commentary on the game is usually referred to as the "meta-world."
    • Musou Rosa - Rosa Ushiromiya, after her awesome moment in EP2 (musou meaning invincible)
    • Beato - Beatrice, the nickname derived from the romanization of her name.
      • Also, Beatroll, due to one of her expressions looking suspiciously like 4chan's Trollface, and because she trolls Battler. A lot.
    • Trollkastel - Bernkastel, once she starts smiling.
    • 34 - Lambdadelta, her name equals 34 in greek
      • And Super Paper, after referring to herself as such in EP2's Hidden Tea Party
    • Bronove - Ronove, due to his callous speech against Beato and good relationship with Battler
    • Moon-chan - Jessica, who is associated with the Moon tarot card
    • Magical Gohda Chef - Gohda, from a line in the Engrish "Happy Maria" song
    • Zeppeki-san - Lion, by the reasoning that if s/he is female, his/her chest must be flat as cliff
    • Shkanon, Shkanontrice - Used by fans who believe Shannon, Kanon, and/or Beatrice are the same person
    • [AuAu] - Featherine Augustus Aurora
    • Evatrice - Abbreviation for EVA-Beatrice
    • Sea Kittens - A pun on Umineko, which translates to Sea Cats
  • Valkyria Chronicles
    • Prince Zero - Maximillian, whose Japanese VA is Jun Fukuyama doing his "Zero voice".
    • Steampunk Cyborg Jesus - Dirk, whose Japanese VA is Soichiro Hoshi using his "Bera voice". And followed up when it was revealed that Dirk was a literal cyborg. one from Avan's dead brother
    • Celestial Being Academy - A good number of VAs from Celestial Being's cast voices the protagonists.
  • Warframe
    • Each Warframe can be summed up in one word as their theme.
      • Thus far; Ash is Ninja Frame, Soot-Ninja, Not-Stalker.
      • Atlas as Rock Frame, One Punch Man for his first ability, Bacon-flaps for his robes
      • Banshee is known as Sound Frame, or Dubstep for her fourth ability, though disappointingly/fittingly it's just noise.
      • Chroma is Color or Dragon Frame.
      • Ember is Fire Frame, AKA Judo-Chicken note 
      • Equinox is Day/Night Frame, called Yin-Yang and Zen Frame for the theme.
      • Excalibur is the Knight or Sword Frame, but is just called Excalibro or variations thereof.
      • Frost is Snow Frame, also called Elsa for the theme, Bloom note , Ice-Tank note , or Snow Globe, for his third ability.
      • Gara is the Glass Frame, but is referred to as Gaara.
      • Harrow is the Monk Frame.
      • Hydroid is the Water or Pirate Frame, called Davy Jones or Hentai, for his fourth ability.
      • Ivara is an Archer/Huntress Frame, oft referred to as Toad for the helmet design.
      • Limbo is a Rift Frame, styled after a magician with his coat-tails and idle animation removing the "hat" from his head. Gets called Doctor-Frame for his space/rift walking abiliies.
      • Inaros is the Sand or Pharaoh Frame, AKA Darude Sandstorm or Scarab.
      • Loki is a Stealth Frame, more utility than Ash, but gets called Trollki note , or Hammerhead note , and finally Adopted Brother.
      • Mag is a Magnetic Frame, with not so much a nickname but popular theory under her swirling helmet is a "shit-eating grin".
      • Mesa is a Gunslinger Frame, lending itself to High Noon, or Table.
      • Mirage is an Illusion Frame.
      • Nekros is a Necromancy Frame, but also gets called Bone-Daddy fairly often.
      • Nezha is a Chinese Deity Frame, referring to the protection deity. AKA Nezha Please.
      • Nidus is an Infested Frame, themed after the game's Infested Faction. Gets called Zombie Frame.
      • Nova is an Antimatter Frame, called Shortie note , Cutie pie and variations on the theme, and Porcelain for her helmet's appearance.
      • Nyx is a Psychic Frame, oft-referred to as Excaliboobs, Lady-Excalibur note , and Chaos note . Her Prime variant gets called Xenomorph for its head crest.
      • Oberon is a Nature/Cleric Frame, called Goat-Frame or Goatboy note .
      • Octavia is a Music Frame, occasionally called Danceframe or Bancer note .
      • Rhino is a Tank Frame, called Iron Skin note  or Misplaced Horn note .
      • Saryn is a Toxin Frame, and usually gets singled out for having the largest breasts of any feminine Warframe.
      • Titania is a Fairy Frame, suitably named as Queen of the Fairies. Also called Tits Or GTFO, or Titanium.
      • Trinity is a Healer Frame, often called Crab Mom or Healer in a Half Shell for her armored "skirt" design.
      • Valkyr is a Berserker Frame, AKA Crazy Cat Lady or Nerd Rage note .
      • Vauban is an Engineer Frame, often called Booben note . AKA How Iz Booben Formed in reference to his components dropping in random alerts and from this thread. Also known as Troll-ban note , or Beret note .
      • Volt is an Electricity Frame, called Sonic note , or Raiden.
      • Wukong is a Sun Wu Kong Frame, inspired by the Monkey King , also released initially for Warframe China. Naturally, as Goku was named after Sun Wu Kong, people have taken to calling Wukong Goku, too.
      • Zephyr is an Air Frame, often called Birb or Dive Bomb note .
    • Then there are other characters that get meme-inspired names.
      • Notably Clem, once a voice line (Get clem!) to comic to NPC.
      • The Lotus has been referred to as Space Mom.
      • General Sargas Ruk is typically called "Greedy Milk" for his famous voice line.
      • Stalker is Senpai.
      • The Grustrag Three are usually called G3 as shorthand.
      • Alad V has been turned into Salad V.
      • Jordas Golem was once J2000 Golem, and was just J2K.
      • Lephantis is sometimes referred to as Elephantitis.
  • War Thunder
    • Battleship-17, Beton-17 - The series of B-17 bombers owes these nicknames to their massively rugged damage models in most patches.
    • Fiddles - Machine guns. 0.50 Browning machine guns, however, are often referred to as Freedom Lasers thanks to both some of their tracer rounds looking like a laser lightshow and their good damage.
    • Lawnmovers - The derisive nickname for people, particularly those flying fighter aircraft, who go against ground targets, instead of contesting the air.
    • Noobfire - Spitfire fighter, most models of which are (in)famous for having no obvious weak points in the game.
    • Pedobears - A very common name for experienced players who deliberately play at low tiers to hunt newbies with their high player and in-game crew experience.
    • Rapeboat - H6K floatplane bomber, boasting massive armament and durability for its tier. Also, Banana (thanks to its shape).
    • Sealclubbing, often shortened to just "clubbing" - Winning effortlessly, either because your opponents are inept or, more likely, because you fly/drive whatever is the most powerful and overwhelming in the current patch.
    • Stalinwood - The general nickname for Russian planes (historically many had wooden construction), often with implication of massive durability.
    • UFO - Any plane accused of having unrealistically good flight model.
  • Wing Commander series:
    • "Bluehair", the Player Character, before he was given a name in Wing Commander III, for the color given the character's hair.
    • Likewise, in Privateer, the Player Character was generally referred to by the fans as "Brownhair", for the same reason.
  • Wip Eout
    • "Wuss Wagon" is the name given to the Rescue-Bots found in the first four games. What they do is place your ship back on the track, in case you should you fall off.
    • "Liveries" are the unlockable paint jobs. (Although this may just be British lingo)
  • The Wonderful 101:
  • The World Ends with You
    • Jesus Beam, Super Jesus Beams, and Jesus Meteor - Joshua's oh so subtle beam attacks.
      • The fact that "Jesus" is the Greek transliteration of "Joshua" doesn't help much (both mean "God saves").
    • Asshole Mode Raiden - Joshua, again. The Your Princess Is in Another Castle! twist of TWEWY takes your partner and gives you a character who scientifically equates to Raiden from Metal Gear Solid 2, if he had an attitude that would make Squall's nonsense in Final Fantasy VIII look funny in comparison.
    • Mister Badtouch: Mr. Hanekoma. You don't want to know. Trust me.
    • Hatri - Before the game was released, many English-speaking fans referred to Shiki as this, due to her resemblance to Kairi from Kingdom Hearts... wearing a hat.
    • The HP Hax Feather.
  • The Wolf Among Us:
    • "Dickby" for a Bigby who makes "mean" choices and has a Cowboy Cop playstyle
  • World of Tanks: - Now with its Own page
  • World Of Warships
    • In the Russian fandom the game has already acquired two main nicknames: "Шлюпки" ("Shlupki", or "Lifeboats")note , which it actually shares with Kantai Collection, and "Корюшка" ("Koryuska" or "Smelt"), due to it being developed by a Saint-Petersburg studio, as the city is famous for its seasonal gluts of smelt in Neva river.
    • The Ark: The Arkansas
    • Arsonist, Burninator: The Atlanta for 16 cannons loaded with HE setting your ship on fire
      • Related: Battleships (BB) are sometimes referred to as BBQ because of how the are so often HE targets
    • Death Pickle: the special ship for alpha testers, teh Iwaki Alpha
    • Fury Taco: the IJN Furitaka
    • Grem, Gremmy, the Grem Reaper: the surprisingly effective Pre-Order ship, the Russian Gremyeshshy Destroyer
    • Lady Lex: the Lexington — borrowed from the real life nickname
    • Little Nicky: The Nicholas
    • Louie: the St. Louis. Also "The Pirate" for its age-of-sail style massive broadsides
    • Pepsi, Pepsi-Cola: the Pensacola
  • X-Universe series:
    • "Auto-pillock", for Artificial Stupidity in starship guidance (e.g. ship's autopilot has trouble avoiding an immobile asteroid several kilometers in diameter). "Bug-splatting" is a subtype where an NPC freighter (for instance) doesn't turn soon enough to avoid an oncoming player-piloted capital ship and gets run over.
    • "Betty" is the ship's Computer Voice.
    • "Ionized flak" is when you take a capital ship and combine Cluster Flak Arrays with Ion Disruptors in the same gun battery. The Ion-Ds can use the shrapnel from the CFAs to jump between targets, greatly increasing the weapon's range. Ionized flak is prone to friendly fire.
    • "Pirate Alley", also called the "Pirate Highway", is a cluster of pirate sectors in the northwest region of the universe map in X3.Specifically  Fleets clash there all the time, and scooping up random drops is a good source of income in the early game.
  • WWE Attitude - WWE 13 in reference to the Playstation game WWF Attitude.
  • XCOM:

  • Xenoblade: Seven, used to refer to the seventh and last party member anywhere where spoilers are a concern. This is because of their status as one of the game's Walking Spoilers. Seven's identity is former party member Fiora brought back from the dead.
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