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Lucahjin (real name: Reese Carrie Wheeler, née Dressler) is a YouTube-based Let's Player, and one of the site's more noted Let's Players. She's Let's Played a number of old PC Adventure Games, including entries in the King's Quest series and Leisure Suit Larry. She's also played the games of Team ICO, and various other assorted games.

Her Signature Style is a strange mix of incredible cuteness, from both her voice and her unstoppably perky attitude, and her incredibly filthy sense of humor. She frequently hams it up in her videos, and tends to swear and make off-color jokes. She's also undeterred by failure, and is fond of co-opping games with various other YouTube Let's Players.

After participating in two of The Runaway Guys' filler tournaments, she joined them as a full guest for their LPs of LittleBigPlanet and its sequel, as well as being a special guest player on their board playthrough of The Observatory on Fortune Street Fortune Street. She also used to have regular livestreams on Twitch with two main subjects - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and The Sims 3. The latter in particular has acquired quite a fanbase because most of the sims are based on Let's Players, including Lucah herself, and now has a characters page.


As of 2018, she's married to ProtonJon.

Current projects:

    Games she has LP'd 

    Games she has streamed 

In addition to the above, she has a sporadic series called "WHAT THE EFF? FRIDAY", updated on Fridays and comprising very eclectic (and usually one-off) playthroughs of games sent/recommended to her by fans.

She's also a good artist who posts occasional videos of herself drawing fanart, and she has a side-channel named Relaxajin for calming Let's Plays.


The work of this reviewer provides examples of:

  • Achievements in Ignorance:
    • Her lack of experience with Pokemon has led to her pursuing some of them that more experienced players usually dismiss, leading to surprising successes with Audino and Bibarel among others.
    • In episode 56 of her blind LP of Ocarina of Time, she stumbles upon a trick to easily beat Iron Knuckles as Child Link by using the Hylian Shield to duck under their attacks, something her Sage Tyler did not know was possible. The only reason she was even using the Hylian Shield in the first place was because Tyler tried to troll her by telling her the Iron Knuckle's attacks would break the Deku Shield, intending to make the fight harder for her by depriving her of a proper shield.
    • Pretty much the entirety of the Water Temple in her Ocarina of Time LP. Her Sage LiamSixx was struck speechless at least three times, and twice admitted she'd just done something he had no idea was even possible.
    • In the eighth part of the Banjo-Kazooie Let's Play, she manages to beat all three stages of Mr. Vile's minigame on her first try. Without the Running Shoes, which are expected to be used to win the Jiggy at the end. Especially notable in that this is her first 3D platformer.
  • Age-Gap Romance: Married to ProtonJon, who is nine years younger than her.
  • All Girls Like Ponies: Plays up an exaggerated version of this stereotype, and during her Barbie Horse Adventures LP, and squeals in a vaguely suggestive way over her horse. (She apparently actually does like horses, though, and even owned one once.)
    • In her 1980s commercial viewing streams, she's mentioned that as a young girl, she wanted several toys just by the sole virtue that it either had or was a horse.
  • Amazon Chaser: Lucah has admitted on multiple occasions to finding huge, muscular women attractive, being a big fan of Jasper and swooning over Sakura almost as soon as she meets her. She also plays Final Fantasy XIV as a female Roegadynnote  and often posts screenshots of her character to Twitter (some of which feature the character in a swimsuit or similarly revealing outfit).
  • Angrish: Devolves into ineffectual sputtering and repeating the word, "WHAT??" in her Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Let's Play, when General White turns out to be in the town she started the quest in.
  • Animal Motif: After Barbie, horses seem to be her theme animal. She even wears a horse costume in LittleBigPlanet with The Runaway Guys.
    • Emile and Jon even call her a horse once during Emile's Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon LP.
  • Annoying Video Game Helper:invoked
    • Her In-Universe reaction to Derk in her first Skyrim test stream.
    • In Ocarina of Time she calls out her guest LiamSixx for giving her bad advice:
      Liam: Maybe Z-target is not the way to go.
      • And then there's Pcull, who deliberately invokes this trope in the Shadow Temple.
  • Anti-Role Model: How she sees herself. But she's a really good person who supports her fans and helps them sort out how to confess to their crush, apologize to someone they might've hurt, etc., making her a good role model and support.
  • Artistic License – Biology: In her Pokemon White LP, Lucah uses fire-type moves against Pokemon which are not weak to fire, on the basis that 'fur burns' or 'feathers burn'. However, fur and feathers don't burn well at all, because of the strong bonds between cysteine groups in keratin, the main constituent of hair and fathers.
  • Back for the Finale: In the final dungeon of her Ocarina of Time LP, each of her sages cameos for a word of encouragement.
  • Bad Liar: In her Suikoden 2 Let's Play, she inadvertently spoiled the reveal of Jowy as the traitor in Part 15 by repeatedly stating his suspicious nature was surely benign, despite already knowing what all his actions were foreshadowing to.
  • Bait-and-Switch Comparison: (while failing very, very badly in Shadow of the Colossus) "If you look in the dictionary under 'stupid,' you will find a picture of — Judge Judy."
  • Beating A Dead Player: in Super Paper Mario, Lucah is quick to note whenever Bowser defeats a Sammer Guy and ends up standing over him in a way that makes it look like Bowser is "asserting his dominance", as Lucah puts it.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: Frequently complained about the woman in the apartment directly above hers making a lot of noise whenever she tried to record videos (which was almost never actually picked up by Lucah's microphone). When she moved into a house, she expressed relief that she wouldn't have to put up with such annoyances anymore. Cue her housewarming stream on Twitch, where airplanes started flying over her new house on a near-constant basis, making far more noise than the woman ever did (which was picked up by the microphone). Naturally, people in the chat jokingly accused the woman of being the one flying the plane.
  • Berserk Button:
    • Never joke about rape during her streams ever. She will immediately ban anyone who does.
    • She is not amused when other characters refer to Sakura Ogami as "Ogre". Especially not after her death. Looking at you, Yasuhiro.
  • Big Beautiful Woman: She was much chubbier in her earlier videos, yet fans still thought she was just as lovely.
  • Blind Without 'Em: She has stated time and time again about how poor her eyesight is without her glasses or contacts. In fact, it's so poor that she's unable to get corrective laser surgery due to how high her myopia is.
  • Body Horror: She thinks this about Timburr and especially its evolutions, being squicked out just by looking at them.
  • Bootstrapped Theme: Ever since she began using classic production music in her videos, Da Jodel-Rudel has quickly become her theme song—or at least the theme song for when she derps, which is often.
  • Borrowed Catchphrase: In Ocarina of Time, Pcull44444 establishes the catchphrase "If only there was a way you could do X / had an item that could do X" when Lucah forgets she has one. The next Sage, AttackingTucans, borrows this catchphrase to use himself.
  • Boss Dissonance: Discussed Trope in Pokemon White, where Lucah easily curbstomps the gym leaders yet has trouble with some of the rival and regular trainer battles.
  • Buffy Speak: Mainly in the form of "It's a thing", "Is this a thing?", "Why is this a thing?" etc.
  • Butt-Monkey: It seems that more often than not, whenever she tries to record videos, there is loud construction outside, or neighbours using power tools, or some other kind of loud noise that she is worried will get picked up by her microphone and make her viewers mad. It doesn't matter what time of day she tries to record, either. According to her, as soon as she says "Welcome to..." the noise starts, and doesn't let up until the moment she's done all her recording for the day. If she decides to do more recording later, the noise has been known to start back up again.
  • Camera Fiend: Is quick to take pictures of poor Jon while he does the motion control games in America's Next Top Model. She claims it's only for Snapchat, but she like probably most Genre Savvy people that the uploads are never deleted but rather put to another server so she can find them again. As well as screenshots taken by the ones she sent it to.
  • Camp Straight: In Ocarina of Time, she sometimes inserts her own dialogue for Link (aka "Fuck me") in a voice slightly resembling that of a Sassy Black Woman, but so far she's only had him flirting with the ladies (as much as bragging about having an incredibly large penis counts as flirting anyway).
  • Catchphrase:
    • "MAH BALLS"
    • "[Something that sounds suggestive]—just like all my first dates!"
    • "That's what S/HE said!"
    • "Are you coming onto me?"
    • "Sir?!/Ma'am?!"
    • "You don't know?!"
    • "This is a sham!"
    • "Why is this a thing?" and "Why is anything anything?!"
    • "I call shenanagins!" whenever something illogial, unexpected or subversive occurs.
    • "...Cooooool!"
    • "He/she/it's sooooo cuuuuuute!"
    • "If I had a dollar for every time I heard that"
    • Whenever she says the word "girl" she follows it up with a Sassy Black Woman-esque "gurrrl?"
    • "That's a euphemism." Alternatively "Is that a euphemism?"
    • "It's FINE!" when something goes wrong.
    • "Prepare to/Please don't rip your butts off" for when she thinks she's going to do something blitheringly stupid that will upset her fans.
    • Among the fans is "Geez, Lucah!" as a reaction to the situations described above.
    • "...and chicken wings" in her livestreams to end any Long List.
    • "You just ate an entire X in front of me." From her HuniePop Let's Play.
    • In Pokémon White, Pokémon Platinum and HeartGold, whenever her Quick Claw activates, she says "Quick Claw is THE BEST!" in a singsongy voice.
    • "Why the fuck you lyin'?" and "Look at this graph" during trials in the Ace Attorney series.
    • "We been knew" when a character mentions something that she has already figured out.
  • Cave Behind the Falls: Discusses how this is an omnipresent trope in episode 44 of Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door.
  • Character Development: Near the beginning of Pokemon White, she ruthlessly mocked it to no end and never took anything in the game too seriously. However, while still keeping her goofy and comedic nature, she stated that she had grown to genuinely appreciate and enjoy her experience by the end of the main story-line.
  • Cherry Tapping: She deliberately kept the basic move Tackle on Joshtheslt in Pokemon White for a long time so she could do this to nearly-dead opponents.
  • Chivalrous Pervert: She makes a lot, a lot of sex jokes, but she's still a Nice Girl.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: After doing a sidequest in Paper Mario 64 and getting only 1 coin in return.
    Lucah: You fuckin' awful piece of fucking shit fuck cunt stained asshole grandpa motherfucking drop needle dick shithead. Unbelievable. Fuck you. Just...fuck you.
  • Collective Groan: The "Dr. Mario" pun in Paper Mario 64 elicits this.
  • Comically Missing the Point: At the start of Paper Mario 64 when Luigi reads out Princess Peach's letter to Mario, she reacts by saying Mario must be illiterate. This gets a Call-Back in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door which has a very similar opening, and she calls out Mario on still not having learned to read yet.
  • Cool Big Sis: Wants to be this to her younger viewers. Appears to be one for AttackingTucans as he hid behind her in one of Tim's vlogs. In her ongoing Sims 4 streams is she also quite protective of Masae's sim so she won't be the Ms. Fanservice.
    • Cool Aunt: After turning 40 and knowing that she has fans that are teenagers or less has she started calling herself what they call her when she feels like it, Auntie Lucah.
  • Corpsing: In the Ocarina of Time LP, when it gets to the infamous "Will you go into this tiny hole?" part, Tyler (who was voicing Nabooru), one of—if not the—most filthy LPer(s) in the Polaris family, absolutely loses it once Lucah slams her controller on the desk incredulously.
  • Cuteness Overload: Suffers this multiple times throughout her LPs, such as when encountering Yoshis in Paper Mario, and when encountering Mareep in Pokémon HeartGold.
  • Depraved Pansexual: Depraved might be a bit of an overstatement, but Lucah is pan, and she's privy to making a lot of vulgar and sexual jokes around characters both male and female.
  • Dirty Old Man: She has her suspicions about... pretty much every old man in Paper Mario 64.
  • Dirty Old Woman: Lucah herself. She's 45, and absolutely loves sexual humor.
  • Disney Death: For a brief moment in Journey, it looks like the White Cloak is going to get eaten by a rock snake. But they escape just in time, for which Lucah is thankful.
  • Does Not Like Spam: Her dislike of raisins and fruit cereals comes up repeatedly in her livestream commentaries of 1980s advertising.
  • Down the Drain: Hates water levels, and is mildly phobic of them.
  • Dude Magnet: A weird case of making the usually calm (to a certain extent) Emile and Tom act all perverted when co-commentating her streams.
  • Early Installment Weirdness: In her earliest LPs she already had her Self-Deprecation tendencies, but lacked her Large Ham ones, being very subdued by comparison to her later persona.
  • Ear Worm: Lucah gains a worrying obsession with the hair & makeup theme "Some Ambience" in America's Next Top Model, to the point that one fan ripped the entire soundtrack and put it up on Youtube, starting with Lucah's favourite, of course.
  • Elemental Ignorance: In Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, one of her first attempts to take down a hoard of fire enemies had her using a Fire Flower. When it caused the enemies to multiply, she immediately berated herself for her stupidity.
  • Entendre Failure: Sometimes subverts her "Just like all my first dates" catchphrase by saying it after something that sounds horrifying but can't quite be construed as an innuendo.
  • Epic Fail:
    • Lampshaded in episode 42 of Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door when she uses a Fire Flower on three Embers.
      • Again in episode 61 when she fights the X-Yux. It takes up almost half of the episode.
    • Episode 61 of Ocarina of Time begins with Lucah charging into Ganon's Castle, prepared to confront the Big Bad and reach the game's epic conclusion. By the episode's end...she's running around Kakariko Village in a desperate search for more arrows (because she doesn't know where to find them inside Ganon's Castle or where Kakariko's arrow shop is).
    • In Jazzpunk, when given a sidequest to search for a mailbox marked with chalk on the side, she completely ignores the mailboxes and examines newspaper boxes instead. After spending a fair amount of time checking every newspaper box in the level, she realizes her mistake and finds the correct mailbox very near to where she got the sidequest in the first place.
  • Erotic Eating: Lucah, Donnabellez, and AttackingTucans all do it in her "Project Brave Heart" charity livestream as a challenge - Lucah with a taco, Donna with a banana, and Tucans with a slice of pizza.
  • Evil Brit: She gives British accents to many villains in games that lack voice acting.
    • Bowser was the first with an exaggerated Cockney.
    • Grodus has a more realistic one.
    • Ganondorf has a very light hint of one.
    • She refers to Kammy Koopa as "Queen Elizabeth II," and reads all of her lines in an exaggerated version of the Queen's voice.
    • She initially gave one to Count Bleck before switching to a more vampiric, Romanian(ish) accent at the request of her fans.
  • Evil Is Sexy: Many characters she is attracted to eventually turn out to be evil in some capacity, a fact which she is all too aware of and laments whenever it happens. Even most of the good characters she has the hots for started out bad and did a Heel–Face Turn later (Miles Edgeworth perhaps being the most prominent example). It's gotten to the point that when she encounters a new character and finds them hot, she usually just immediately assumes they're the bad guy based on that alone.
  • Exact Words: People suggested that she do a Wario game for her next Let's Play, and she took their suggestions to heart because she had never played a Wario Game...welcome to Let's Play WarioWare!
  • Failed a Spot Check:
    • "I somehow managed to miss the ONE trick, that everyone told me about, that would have made that boss fight easy."
    • During Ocarina of Time, she sometimes gets stuck due to her failure to check the map, the A-button commands, or Navi's C-up alert, all of which are plainly visible on-screen.
      • She also apparently doesn't know she can press Z and R to toggle more quickly between the pause menu screens, even though there are arrows labeled "Z" and "R."
    • invokedInverted during Ocarina of Time's Water Temple, where her compulsion to explore leads her to find two obscure keys without any help from her Sage, who refers to said keys as "the bane of everyone's childhood" and the very reason the Water Temple is so widely regarded as That One Level.
  • Fiery Redhead: As of 2012, she changed her hair color from black to red which suits her perky personality more.
  • First Installment Wins: In-Universe. When she livestreamed Pokemon HeartGold and Pokemon Emerald, both she and Donnabellez refer to Professors Elm and Birch as "Professor Oak".
  • First-Name Basis: JoshJepson is one of the few people who regularly addresses Lucah by her real name: Reese (short for "Risa").
  • Foreshadowing: When a tiki face appeared during her playthrough of the first Freddi Fish game, she exclaimed, "EEKUM TOKUM! That's a hint." This suggested her next project was a blind 'Banjo-Kazooie'' Let's Play. It wasn't, though one did happen eventually.
  • Fluffy Tamer: Her eventual reaction to the Wolfos (or as she calls them, "PUPPIES!") in Ocarina of Time.
  • The Gadfly: Pcull44444 "assists" Lucah in Ocarina of Time's Shadow deliberately misinforming and sabotaging her, all just to entertain himself. This eventually develops into him becoming something of a Trickster Mentor.
  • Gender-Blender Name:
    • My Balls the female horse.
      • And then, once the name is established as female, My Balls the male Blitzle/Zebstrika. Although, this was due to Lucah catching the first Blitzle she found and not wanting to waste time searching for a female one. She tells the audience to pretend that it's female, and treats it as such.
    • Donnadrilz the male Drilbur/Excadrill, once again due to Lucah not wanting to waste time searching for a female Drilbur. Like My Balls, she treats Donnadrilz as female.
    • Continues in HeartGold with RickNMorty the female Girafarig, which Lucah actually treats as female.
  • Genki Girl: Even when failing, she's still a force of unstoppable perkiness.
  • Genre Savvy:
    • Upon reaching the bridge outside of the Koopa Bros Fortress: "A bridge outside usually means trouble. Remember Chrono Trigger?"
    • She stated in her Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc LP that the characters who try to act super nice to you in the begining are the characters she trusts the least causing her to not trust Sayaka. Sayaka attempts to kill someone and frame the Player Character Makoto for it, but ends up being killed by her would-be victim instead.
  • Girl-on-Girl Is Hot: During America's Next Top Model, two NPCs in the background froze while Lucah and Jon were in dialogue with a third NPC, making it look like the NPCs were holding hands and were about to kiss. Both Lucah and Jon begged for the camera to move back (as it panned around) so they could watch them more.
  • Girls Are Really Scared of Horror Movies: She's easily scared by "spooky" things, as revealed in 5 Days a Stranger. Despite that, she forges through.
  • A Good Name for a Rock Band: "Corpse Removal" in episode 3 of 7 Days A Skeptic.
    • "Johnny Johnson and the Llamas" in her Sims 3 100k subscribers special stream.
    • "Stephen Hawking and the Ramps" from her Sims 3 "Clam Chowder Celebration" stream.
  • Growing the Beard: In-Universe. She herself mentioned in an interview that she considers Chrono Cross to be the first LP where she really hit her stride.
  • Happily Adopted: Lucah and her brother were adopted. Lucah loves her adoptive parents a lot, and while Jon calls her mother a classical Jewish Mother at times Lucah doesn't hold that against her in the slightest. According to Lucah is her mother a great artist who doubts herself too much and tries to support her as much as she can.
  • Happily Married: To ProtonJon.
  • Heh Heh, You Said "X": She can find innuendos in just about anything. And it's one of her favorite things to do when playing a game.
  • Hello, [Insert Name Here]:
    • She and JoshJepson can't wait to name their horse something immature in the Barbie Horse Adventures LP. They find out the game only allows you to choose from a list of pre-set names, but they insist their horse is named "My Balls" anyway.
    • They also named their game file "Dickbutt."
    • Barbie's friend, Theressa, is called "Vagisil", and her baby horse at the end she delightfully names "My Penis".
    • The theme continues in the sequel with the aid of fan suggestions, leading to horses named "Your Virginity", "President Haemorroid" and "Fappy Cow" among others. And all the foals are named after venereal diseases.
    • She similarly abuses the nicknames in her Pokémon White LP, including an actually "official" My Balls.
  • Hello, Sailor!: She interprets Muskular as being Ambiguously Gay due to the fact that he's a sailor star.
  • Heroic BSoD:
    • In Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, she finds Madame Flurrie's appearance so questionable that she breaks down laughing for a full five minutes when we first see her.
    • This actually happens to her a lot when she talks to Bikini in case 3-5 of Trials and Tribulations, particularly when Bikini begins her exposition on how Iris, Dahlia, and Pearl are all related by virtue of all being Morgan Fey's daughters. Even she didn't see it coming and this is the girl who has played through the entire trilogy while only getting 4 penalties across all 3 games.
  • Idiosyncratic Episode Naming: (Almost) Every episode of Pokemon White has a title ending in an Xtreme Kool Letterz Z.
  • If Only You Knew:
    • In Episode 21 of her blind Super Paper Mario LP, she mixes up her words and accidentally refers to Tippi as "Timpani", before she actually learns the truth about the two characters.
    • In Case 3 of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, she makes the following comment upon first seeing the metal fence that has claimed the lives of two men with extreme prejudice, having no clue how correct she is.
      Phoenix: Don't get too close. That fence looks dangerous.
      Lucah: It does. It looks like it could impale someone, jeez.
      • Also in Case 4 of said game, during the final day, she unknowingly stumbles on the truth behind the DL-6 case.
      Lucah: It was probably you, fucking Draculanote . At this point, I'm willing to believe anything.
    • In Pokémon HeartGold, Lucah finds the TM for Stealth Rock, and after reading its description makes it quite clear that she thinks it and all other moves like it are utterly useless, dismissively asking "Do people even use these things?"
    • In Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, she calls Toko Fukawa mentally unhinged and is worried she could snap at any moment. That ship sailed a long time ago.
    • In Episode 17 of her Banjo-Kazooie LP, she mentions that the only thing that could make the engine room Jiggy in Rusty Bucket Bay harder would be if it was it was a timed challenge. While getting the Jiggy in the engine room isn't timed, the other Jiggy related to the engine room (located behind the cargo ship's propellers, which requires shutting down the propellers via switches in the engine room and going back through the gauntlet of obstacles) is.
    • In Episode 35 of her 'Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony LP, she catches on that in the previous chapters, at least one of the students whose Ultimate Labs were opened died by the chapter's end (one executed as the culprit in Chapter 1, two in Chapter 2 as victim and culprit respectively), causing her to worry that since Korekiyo's, Angie's, and Tenko's (all three of which were characters she liked, and one of which she really liked) labs were opened in the Chapter 3, one of them (with Kiyo called out in particular) is going to be next to die. Naturally, since Chapter 3 is always the double-murder chapter of the series, all three of them end up dead.
  • It Was His Sled: invokedDuring Ocarina of Time, she acts like she doesn't know who Shiek really is. When The Reveal happens, she badly pretends to be surprised, then admits she knew all along because of this.
    Lucah: You guys know I knew that, right? I've played Smash Bros., you guys. I knew. Who doesn't know?!
  • Jump Scare: A Running Gag in Ocarina of Time Blind is Kaepora Gaebora doing this to her.
  • The Lad-ette: Swears, makes dirty jokes, and has recorded more than one video while drunk.
  • Lady Swears-a-Lot: Oooh yeah. She does apologize for it occasionally, but never seems to keep with the promise.
  • Lame Pun Reaction: During America's Next Top Model with Jon:
    Jon: We got our main fix today... or yesterday, I guess.
    Lucah: Definitely.
    Lucah: Smefinitely.
    Jon: Oh my g- really. No. No. Just no. No, no...
    Lucah: I am a genius and you know it.
  • Large Ham: She has a distinct "deep voice" she uses when she's being over-the-top. She's also one LPer who isn't shy of showing her face online, and she hams it up in front of a real camera, too.
  • Marathon Boss: In her Ocarina of Time LP, she spent well over forty-five minutes fighting Dark Link, even with Liam's help.
  • Memetic Badass: In-Universe, Boobarel the Bibarel. It single-handedly took down Cynthia's Spiritomb after it KO'd the rest of Lucah's team, despite Boobarel having the lowest level out of any of her Pokémon. Spiritomb had used Double Team six times to make itself nigh-untouchable, but thanks to Boobarel's Unaware ability, all of Spiritomb's boosts were cancelled. Boobarel landed Waterfall after Waterfall while Spiritomb couldn't do anything in return besides burn Boobarel. Not bad for an HM slave.
  • Mentor: In her Journey LP, the White Cloak. In addition to being Lucah's partner through most of the LP, they show her many secrets she hadn't found before.
  • Mythology Gag: In Pokemon White, she gives some of her Pokemon the same names as some of the horses from the Barbie Horse Adventures LPs.
  • Named After Somebody Famous: A horse named Pcull Horse Horse Horse Horse Horse. Also in her Pokemon White LP, her Samurott named Joshtheslt and her Excadrill nicknamed Donnadrillz.
  • Negated Moment of Awesome: In Episode 64 of Ocarina of Time, when Ganondorf prepares to shoot his quintuple energy beams, Lucah (who's playing the game blind and thus has no idea what to do) randomly starts charging up a Spin Attack. This is the correct strategy against the beamsnote , and Lucah found it completely by chance on her first ever attempt at this boss fight! ...Too bad she fails to release the Spin Attack and gets hit.
  • Nerds Are Sexy: She seems to think so; she's married to Jon after all. But Sal Manella really disgusted her, although he's a stereotype of the gross ones with no real respect for girls.
  • Nice Girl: Lucah is a real sweetie in real life, and very supportive of her friends and fans.
  • The Nicknamer: Often assigns nicknames to characters and even objects in her LPs, most of which are Parody Names involving sexual and/or Toilet Humor.
  • "No. Just... No" Reaction: Whenever she has to fight Gurdurr, and especially Conkeldurr, in Pokemon White.
  • Older Than They Look: She's 45 years old, but could easily pass for a decade younger. In a bit of an unintentional Running Gag, this always newly astonishes a large number of commenting fans every time she shows herself on camera.
    • At this point it could be two decades, thanks to her chipper personality and smooth, high-pitched voice making her come off as a teenager.
  • Omniglot: Can speak English (obviously), Japanese (due to living there for a period of time), Swedish (and because of that, has some understanding of both Norwegian and Danish), Icelandic, and possibly more. Ironically, one of the languages she is least proficient in is French, and she currently lives in a country that has French as one of its official languages (although not in a primarily French-speaking part of the country).
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Even when she appears on camera herself, or in videos at cons, she is almost always referred to as Lucahjin or simply Lucah.
  • OOC Is Serious Business: She forgoes her usual plucky immaturity whenever she feels personally or emotionally affected by something happening either in a game or in her personal life. This is especially prominent on Twitter, where she tends to give earnestly-worded, multi-tweet lectures whenever these kinds of issues pop up.
  • Orphaned Series: Her Octodad: Dadliest Catch and Pokémon Snap LPs have been abandoned partway through. Both games were taking too much of a toll on her sanity. Octodad for its controls and Pokémon Snap for unspecified reasons (possibly related to the game refusing to reward her for her Pokémon butt pics).
    • She planned to livestream the 3DS remake of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask, but abandoned that after a couple of streams because the combination of the game's three-day timer and the chat's backseat gaming proved much too stressful.
  • Out-of-Character Moment: In the Super Paper Mario LP, after Luvbi's sacrifice, Lucah's far more quiet than she is in her normal comedic L Ps, and the ending music is a sad piano melody instead of the goofy kazoo or light-hearted music she usually puts in. It occurs again later in the same LP at the very end of Chapter 8, where Lucah forgoes her usual jokes and focuses on the story and characters. She also pronounces the game name and the word "Prognosticus" correctly for the first time.
    • She was so shaken up by the second trial in Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony that she took a short break from playing afterwards.
      • When the fifth murder occurred, Lucah was so horrified that her only reaction was to gasp twice, exclaim "Stop!", then the video ended on twenty seconds of stunned silence.
  • Parody: She treats the story-lines of most, if not all her Let's Plays as parodies of the originals.
    • This comedic nature of hers is deconstructed in Pokemon White during her first battle with "Ghetshitz" when she is slowly and painfully defeated. She initially shrugged off the criticisms of more experienced players whenever her inexperience was shown. However, it turns out they were the people she relied on to help her defeat him once and for all (which is interesting because Pokemon Black/White are generally known for their deconstruction tropes).
  • Perverse Sexual Lust: For N from Pokemon White, to the point that she acts as though all their battles are dates.
    • Dialed Up to Eleven in regards to Jasper from Steven Universe. Most of her 2015 twitter activity is Jasper-related shenanigans.
    • Miles Edgeworth now has yet another unwanted fangirl lusting after him, as shown by the image she uses to fill the empty space between the two DS screens. To Lucah's credit, she's a hell of a lot better than her competition (but that really isn't saying much).
      • The trend continues in Justice for All with Franziska von Karma, who she regularly makes sexual comments on. She still continues to lust after Edgeworth every time he's pictured, though, and once he finally comes back, her lust for Franziska is pretty much entirely unnoticeable. (Though Franziska's relative lack of presence after his return is likely a contribution.)
    • She finds the female Gerudo, especially the jail cell guards and Nabooru, extremely attractive.
    • Elza in Suikoden II. She says she finds women with scars very attractive.
    • Zarya from Overwatch. It seems Jasper caused her to develop a type for big, hulking, muscular women.
    • To absolutely no one's surprise, Sakura Ogami from Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, who is not only yet another beefy Amazon woman like Jasper and Zarya, but is covered in scars too!
      Lucah: Welp. That's it. Game over. I'm in love.
      • She also grows very attached towards Mondo Owada around the time of the first case ending, promptly devoting four free time sessions in a row towards befriending him, and of course, while making various comments about "riding his hog" and being excited to get into his bedroom. She still expresses attraction to Sakura, of course, but it does eclipse it for a while.
    • Her lust for Korekiyo Shinguji of Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony is so great it solved a murder for her. To elaborate, her nigh-encyclopedic knowledge of Kiyo's mannerisms allowed her to pinpoint the culprit of the second murder by his reaction to the murder plot, which matched the way she remembered him talking about the culprit earlier. Keep in mind that Kiyo himself did not know who the culprit was and was merely reacting to the plot by itself. Her immediate reaction to the big twist that all of the students had their minds wiped and were given fabricated identities is to express relief that her beloved Kiyo is not actually an incestuous serial killer after all.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: She's very good friends with fellow LPers NintendoCapriSun and JoshJepson, and they co-op often. One question in her channel's FAQ section is if she and NCS, Josh, and any number of other famous LPers are dating. The answer is a firm "No." Though later on she ended up dating, and then married fellow let's player ProtonJon.
  • Plucky Girl: During her fight with Pelagia in Shadow of the Colossus, not only does she express open disdain for the colossus, but she also had multiple failed recordings and was drunk at the time. She also tried to use a nonconventional method to beat the colossus to prove it could be done. Despite failing, repeatedly, she kept with it and eventually won.
  • Power Creep, Power Seep: When she participated in JoshJepson's Mario Kart anniversary celebration (as well as MrRepzion and Super Jeenius) she did badly on all the more recent games, but very well on the SNES original as she grew up playing it.
  • Properly Paranoid: In HeartGold, when trying to catch Sudowoodo, she paralyzes it and gets it down to yellow HP, then decides to stop attacking because she believes that the Random Number God hates her enough to make her next attack a critical hit that KOs Sudowoodo. After several failed capture attempts and wasted Poké Balls, she is forced to attack it again to try and lower its HP a bit further. It's a critical hit that KOs Sudowoodo.
  • Pun:
    • Used by JoshJepson in her LP of Barbie's Wild Horse Rescue: "It's been a great RIDE!"
    • Lucah herself will sometimes comment on puns used by the writing of a game itself by saying "That's the lamest pun I've ever heard, and I hang out with Chuggaaconroy!"
  • Punctuated! For! Emphasis!: "Just like. All. My first. Dates."
  • Rape Is a Special Kind of Evil: Which is why you get banned if you come with jokes about it in her chat while she streams.
  • Reclusive Artist: In-Universe. In her The Sims livestreams Lucah's sim is one of the less outgoing of the sims, and can often be found drawing or sketching on the floor.
  • Relationship Upgrade: With ProtonJon. As of September 2018 they are Happily Married.
  • Right for the Wrong Reasons:
    • In her Ace Attorney LPs, the frequency at which she follows a completely wrong line of reasoning straight to the correct piece of evidence to present borders on Running Gag. NintendoCapriSun has even referred to this as "pulling a Lucahjin" in his own Ace Attorney LPs.
    • When fighting Jonathan Jones in Super Mario RPG, she first kills all of his minions except for one, assuming based on her past history playing JRPGs that if she kills them all, he'll just immediately summon more minions, but won't ever do this as long as there's at least one still alive, therefore making the battle easier. Leaving one alive does indeed make the battle much easier, but not because he summons more minions. If you kill all of his minions, he instead drags Mario into a one-on-one fight where you can't use your other party members.
  • Running Gag:
    • She enjoys mocking Judge Judy.
    • A lot of videos include her commenting "if you can hear X in the background, it's Y", usually being the antics of either her cat or her neighbours. Almost invariably the sound isn't audible on the recording, which only makes it funnier.
    • The name "My Balls" seems to be one, seeing as how she named a horse in her Barbie LP this, and would go on to use the same name for her Zebstrika in Pokemon White and her baby Yoshi in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door.
    • When reading out in-game instructions, replacing any reference to buttons with "blah". JoshJepson does a similar joke, it's not clear whether they came up with it independently or not.
    • Whenever she does a blind LP (especially Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door), complaining about fans who don't understand the concept and keep spoiling things for her.
    • In Pokémon White, reacting to the game text "What will My Balls do?" with "What will you do, My Balls?" in a pompous tone.
    • Also from Pokemon White, when she gets a gym badge, singing "We got a thing, it looks like a thing, and we put it in our birth control case!"
      • Continued in HeartGold, only without the birth control case.
    • A third from Pokemon White is semi-singing "Quick Claw is the best!" whenever that item activates and lets Snuggltits go first. By the end of the LP she's saying that she expects her viewers to be saying it along with her.
    • Singing "I'mmmmm riding my (X)" whenever her character rides anything in-game. Less commonly "I'mmmmmm (X)ing away", which makes it more obvious that this is based on a Shout-Out to the song "Come Sail Away" by Styx.
    • When Merlee appears during battles in Paper Mario, breathlessly saying "Haaaaappy ending laaaady!"
    • An unintentional one is that whenever she comes up with an amusing name to fill in for an in-game character, it's always one character too long and she has to compress it.
    • There are a number of running gags specific to her Sims livestreams, such as ProtonJon's sim being Mr. Fixit, Clay and Liam's sims both trying to date everyone, and people falling asleep in front of Chuggaaconroy's sim.
    • In South Park: The Stick of Truth, always protesting that she's actually a girl whenever NPCs refer to her as male.
    • Her borderline PTSD reaction from her defeat at her hands in Pokemon White whenever Cynthia appears in Pokemon Platinum. "Please don't hit me!"
    • In Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, more than half the episodes are titled "The (Letter) Stands for (Thing)" (a reference to "The D on the grave stands for Dracula" from Aqua Teen Hunger Force).
    • In her Super Mario RPG playthrough, Jon comments on Mallow's level-ups, saying things like "Hey, It's me, Mallow! I'm here too!"
    • In Ace Attorney Investigations 2, Episode 47 introduces us to "Scoo", arguably one of her largest memes since MAH BALLS.Explanation 
  • Sanity Slippage Song: Sometimes uses yodelling music for this.
  • The Scrappy: In-Universe, she hates the three monkeys (Pansear, Pansage and Panpour) from Pokemon White.
  • Self-Deprecation: Mocks herself incessantly when she fails, and sometimes even when she doesn't. At one point in Shadow of the Colossus, it even leads to a Bait-and-Switch Comparison where it looks like she's going to rag on herself again, and instead picks on Judge Judy instead.
    • Her Youtube banner includes the phrase 'Games played by an idiot'.
  • Sensual Slavs: How she choses to voice Dee Vasques.
  • Shame If Something Happened: In episode 35 of Pokemon White.
  • Shaped Like Itself:
    • In Pokémon White and Pokémon HeartGold, whenever she receives a gym badge.
    "We got a thing! It looks like a thing! (And we put it in our birth control case!)"
    • In Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door:
    "We got a Train Ticket! It looks like a Train Ticket."
  • Shipping: invokedShe ships Bowser/Peach, apparently.
  • Shout-Out:
    • In the second Barbie LP, she and JoshJepson name one of the horses "Pcull Horse Horse Horse Horse Horse" after fellow Let's Player Pcull44444.
    • And Barbie's friend being called "Vagisil" is a reference to another Let's Player, AttackingTucans.
    • In Pokémon White she names her first Pokémon "Joshtheslt" (because there wasn't room for "Josh the slut"), and later an Excadrill Donnadrillz.
    • Also in Pokémon White, after realising the voice she does for Lenora is heading into Mammy territory, she goes for broke and has her yelling "THOMAS!"
    • In the first Barbie LP, she comments "MAH BALLS can TELEPOR'!" in a British accent.
    • She often sings things In the Style of... the opening line "I'mmmmmm sailing awaaaaaay" from "Come Sail Away" by Styx. note 
    • In the same vein, whenever she comments that something in a game is blue, she usually lapses into singing "Blue (Da Ba Dee)" by Eiffel 65.
    • She often makes a reference to Prince whenever anything purple appears in a game.
    • She mentions Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney a few times when talking about Cheren due to him pointing at her.
    • She often hums (or even plays on a kazoo) "The Spanish Flea" at random times.
    • Her Geodude in her Pokemon HeartGold blind run is named "Jasper."
  • Signing-Off Catchphrase: Later videos often have her signing off with "Toodle-oo!"
  • Silver Vixen: Constantly lampshaded with her being 45. She's mentioned in the past that she uses a special aging cream that keeps her skin from wrinkling.
  • Simpleton Voice: She can do a burbling 'derpy' one which she uses for several characters in different LPs:
  • Sitcom Archnemesis:
    • After America's Next Top Model pushes Barbara as the player/Smefanye's rival, Lucah takes it to the next level and develops a seething yet comedic hatred of her, culminating in Lucah chewing out Jon for not beating up Barbara when he had the chance, and expressing 100% shock that Barbara wasn't the Final Boss.
    • For a time, a man known as "Truck Guy" to Lucah (and dubbed 'Diesel-chan' by her fans) lived on the same street as Jon and Lucah, and would constantly leave his obscenely loud pickup truck spewing pitch black exhaust idling directly outside their house, despite the fact that he lived several houses down the street, causing both of them to quite justifiably despise him.
      Lucah's Twitter: The whole damn street is empty, but Truck Guy parks directly in front of our door again, and walks down the road to his own door. #Icant
  • Skewed Priorities: Since she gets scared easily by horror-type things, she is incredibly nervous when examining the first murder scene in Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, right up until seeing the body, at which point her immediate reaction is, "Why is the blood pink?!"
  • Springtime for Hitler:
    • In Pokemon White she keeps one-hit-killing the final Pokemon of gym leaders so she never hears the last-Pokemon music. After a while she tries using deliberately bad choices of moves to try and hear the music for longer, but it always seems to somehow result in another One-Hit KO.
    • In her blind playthrough of Ocarina of Time, the horrors of the Water Temple are talked up by her fans and guest commentator... but while Lucah does have trouble fighting Dark Link, she manages to completely miss all the usual new-player pitfalls like finding all the keys and getting the trick to beating the boss.
    • This happens again in Pokemon HeartGold where, after her fans talked up how hard Whitney's Miltank is, Lucah defeated it so easily she wondered if she'd done something wrong.
  • Squee: She loses it upon learning that she can name the Yoshi partner in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door... and that there are exactly enough letters for her to name him "My Balls."
    • Her reaction to the ending shot of Turnabout Big Top in Ace Attorney: Justice for All, for... well, obvious reasons. Her reaction to his grand return in the next case is arguably even better.
  • Squick: invoked Her reaction to Womb Levels, such as Jabu-Jabu's Belly in Ocarina of Time or the Director's insides in Jazzpunk.
  • Stacy's Mom: She finds the player character's mom from "Pokémon Black and White" to be very sexy.
  • Standard Snippet: Midway through Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, she started using an outro, each of which uses one of these.
  • Strange Minds Think Alike:
    • Without having seen any of Chuggaaconroy's Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door LP (as her own is blind), she somehow manages to do almost the same Simpleton Voice he did for Lord Crump, and then the exact same Comically Missing the Point Bait-and-Switch joke about Goombella and Professor Frankly when they're attacked by the three Goombas in the sewers.
    • In her blind Ocarina Of Time playthrough, she makes the same "Volvagina" joke that NintendoCapriSun made in his LP and AttackingTucans & JoshJepson did in their Versus race of the game.
    • She and Jon also chose the same player character in the Wii Top Model game as Vinny picked.
    • In her King's Quest VII LP, she describes the symbols on the statue in the desert: "Death water! And then I'm crying because of death water, and my corn is all burned, but yay,I'm happy because I'm eating this plate.". Years later, in her stream, she manages to follow the exact same train of thought as before: "So you have death water here, and I cry because death water. Me and death water are friends, we cry together in this bowl. And then here's some corn, and uh, I don't know, I'm eating a tortilla".
  • Stunned Silence: By the end of Part 67 of the AAI2 LP, she finished the episode like this, instead of saying her usual signing off catchphrase upon the reveal that John Marsh was the President Huang's son, especially after she guessed this would be the case several episodes ago.
  • Stupid Statement Dance Mix: The outro she uses for Ocarina of Time is one, using quotes from The Legend of Zelda CD-i Games.
  • Surrounded by Idiots: The protagonist of 7 Days A Skeptic. A Running Gag is Lucah saying that Captain Picard would not be happy with this starship crew's performance.
  • Suspiciously Specific Denial: Engages in this heavily throughout her Suikoden 2 playthrough, having already seen the entire story at least once before. If you pay attention to Lucahjin's denials, it actually easily spoils certain reveals, such as Jowy's betrayal.
  • Taking the Bullet: In the Journey LP, her white-cloaked companion runs ahead of her to distract a rock snake away from her, and almost doesn't appear to make it.
  • Tears of Fear: Due to her aquaphobia, this happens to her in the Water Temple's vortex cavern.
  • That's What She Said: She uses both this catchphrase and the variation "...just like all my first dates!"
  • This Is Gonna Suck: Her reaction to the Water Temple in Ocarina of Time, because she hates water levels in general due to her fear of drowning, and because her fans had already been hinting how hard it was.
    • Lucah's sage, LiamSixx, says this shortly before she enters the Temple's waterfall-platform room: "You're gonna take one look at that and be like, 'Ah shit.'"
    • As she has aquaphobia, at the end of Banjo-Kazooie Episode 4, when she was told by ProtonJon that the next world after the Treasure Trove Cove was water-themed (Clanker's Cavern), she had this reaction. Her fears were solidified on the next episode, to the point that Jon had to take over for the infamous "Key-Swimming" section.note 
  • Timmy in a Well: Referenced in episode 9 of Pokemon HeartGold when she goes to Slowpoke Well.
  • Toilet Humour: If you thought NintendoCapriSun was bad about this, wait 'til you listen to her.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Due to the fact that they're two of the most popular female Let's Players on Youtube, she is often considered the "counterpart" of Donnabellez. It's also probably because they fit this particular trope very well—Lucah is more of a tomboy, while Donnabellez is an unashamed girly girl. With one exception: Lucah is easily frightened by creepy things, while Donna revels in them.
  • Tomboyish Name:
    • She abbreviates her name, Risa, to "Reese." In one of ProtonJon's livestreams, Lucah said that she only lets friends call her Reese, and that only her mother can get away with using her full name.
    • Her username is a more obscure example, as she has said it comes from combining the (female) character Lucca from Chrono Trigger with -jin, which is a masculine name suffix modifier in Japanese.
  • Too Awesome to Use: Acts this way towards healing items in the Paper Mario games, referring to using them as 'wasting' or 'burning' them even when it's in one of the final boss fights of the game!
  • Trademark Favorite Food: She really likes Taco Bell cuisine. She also likes sushi.
  • Ugly Cute: Her In-Universe view of Dampé in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.
  • The Unfavorite: Diarreahed the Pansear in Pokémon White, bordering on Unpopular Popular Character with the fans.
  • Unusual Euphemism: "Crumply Gurn" in her Sims 3 livestreams.
  • Unwanted Assistance: Much to Lucah's frustration, the Youtube comments provide plenty of this in her Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc LP. Like all of her other LPs, each episode's thumbnail has an image of one of the game's characters on it, and on occasion she has used images which contain spoilers. People then comment pointing out the fact that it's a spoiler, presumably to help her avoid getting spoiled. Of course, since it's a blind playthrough, Lucah didn't know the image was a spoiler until people pointed it out, and is now spoiled because of it.
  • Verbal Tic:
    • "Sir? / Ma'am?" and " don't know!"
    • "Actually" becomes one from Suikoden II onwards.
  • Video Game Perversity Potential: When she and her Jon played the Wii game based on America's Next Top Model they found out if you chose t-shirt after trying a dress, the character will walk around in her panties. And so they chose to outfit their model, Smefanye, as such.
  • Vocal Dissonance:
    • In Pokemon White, she mistakes Clay for an Awesome Aussie and voices him accordingly, despite him being dressed as a cowboy and his heavy use of cowboy slang. Later, she voices Skyla as a Southern Belle, and makes a point of mentioning how the southern accent should have gone to Clay instead.
    • Also in Pokemon White, she can't tell the difference between male and female Team Plasma Grunts from their sprites, making her guess which gender to voice them as and causing her some frustration when the battle starts and she sees that she keeps guessing wrong.
    • In Paper Mario 64, she gives Tayce T. a very deep "old man voice." She has no idea why she does this, but sticks with it due to Rule of Funny.
      • It carries over into Thousand Year Door, where she decides that Zess T. needs to have an old man voice simply because Tayce T. did.
    • Ocarina of Time:
      • Guest commentator LiamSixx gives Princess Ruto a throaty, Batman-like voice for no real reason (other than, again, Rule of Funny).
      • Pcull44444 gives Impa a really over-the-top, cheerful German accent.
    • In Super Mario RPG, Jon gives Princess Toadstool a deep, manly voice. They compare her to Dr. Girlfriend at one point.
  • Waxing Lyrical:
    • When the Shhwonk game show host in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door rotates around on his pedestal, she says, "He's spinning right round, baby, right round. Like a record, baby".
    • When Link first puts on the Zora Tunic in Ocarina of Time, she comments "He's blue. (beat) ...Da boo dee. Da boo dah."
    • During the Forest Temple Block Puzzle, she wonders if she should "push it real good".
  • What Do You Mean, It's for Kids?: An In-Universe example in Barbie Horse Adventures: Riding Camp, when Lucah finds a bottled message from a girl who became trapped on a sinking boat and apparently died. ProtonJon is especially dumbfounded by how dark the story of this Barbie game just got.note 
  • What Do You Mean, It's Not for Kids?: An In-Universe example is her and JoshJepson's incredibly immature take on Barbie. Numerous commentators have noted they pity the poor little girl who just wanted to watch someone play a Barbie game... Lucah herself eventually added a disclaimer to the video saying it was definitely not for kids.
    • Amusingly, at PAX East 2012, she gave away a "MAH BALLS" t-shirt to... a little girl. Who had indeed seen the videos. (OK, so she wasn't that little—she was probably around 13—but still.)
  • Wholesome Crossdresser: Invoked in her Miitopia streams, in which she made Tyler Sederwall a female pop star and LiamSixx a princess.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?:
  • With Lyrics: She sings several different sets of Toilet Humour lyrics to the upbeat Pokemon Centre music in Pokemon White and Pokemon Heart Gold (some of which were submitted by fans). At one point she also hummed wordlessly along to the Tetris theme music but replaced the last two notes with "...MY BALLS!"
  • World of Ham: Whenever she and Jon let's plays together.
  • You Bastard!: Says this to the people who had her play Can Your Pet??