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"Prove your worth, and you can pass my gates of Wrath."

Vs. RetroSpecter is a Friday Night Funkin' Game Mod created by RetroSpecter, featuring his own avatar, the Sin of Wrath, RetroSpecter, who challenges Boyfriend to a rap battle in his own domain. Of course, being the Sin of Wrath, he won't go down without a fight.

This is Part 1 of the mod, with further updates planned to add phase 3 to Retro's week, and weeks for the rest of the in-universe Seven Deadly Sins.

On February 5th 2022, the mod was updated, adding a minus mode with a new week to coincide.

On August 27th, also being the 1 year anniversary of the mod first being released, the whole mod was ported to Psych Engine, along with adding a few extra bonus songs.

On October 2, 2022, it was announced that the next update would be the last major update adding the third phase to Retro's week and that none of the other sins would get their own weeks due to burnout from fnf content and desire to move on to other content.


Song List: (Sung by:)

Week Wrath (Vs. RetroSpecter)

  1. Satisfracture (Retro)
  2. Spectral (Zerktro)

Minus Week Wrath (Vs. Metro)

  1. Preseason (Metro)
  2. Sigma (Metro)
  3. Acidiron (Metro)
  4. Preppy (Maku)
  5. Overtime (Metro & Maku)

Bonus Songs

  1. Retro (Retro)note 
  2. Ectospasm (Zerktro)
  3. Fuzzy Feeling (Sakuroma)
  4. Heartmelter (Sakuroma)
  5. Icebreaker (Iceolation vs. Zerktro)
  6. Postgame (Metro vs. Maku)
  7. MomPoms (Maku vs. Sakuroma)
  8. Brawnstorm (Metro vs. Zerktro)
  9. Corruptro (Corrupted Retro vs. Crystal BF)


Coming Soon

  1. Apocalyptro
  2. Superbia
  3. Sweet Talk
  4. Glunishment

Week Wrath provides examples of:

  • Animal Motifs: Dragons for Retro and Moths for Sakuroma.
  • Author Avatar:
    • Like Ace being an avatar for Kamex, Retro is one for his real-life self.
    • The unlockable "Fun-Sized Retro" player character appears to be a more direct example, as 'Wrath' Retro insults his music.
  • Badass Finger Snap: Retro performs one with his tail claw to summon his microphone.
  • Bait-and-Switch: Losing to Minus Sakuroma has her harmlessly toss one of her pom-poms at Minus Boyfriend's face, lightly bouncing off, then Minus Retro nails Minus Boyfriend's groin with his football a second later.
  • Bait-and-Switch Comment:
    • Before "Spectral", in response to Boyfriend's comment, Retro says "Annoyed? No", making you think he's going to be a Friendly Enemy. However…
    Retro: I'M ALREADY PISSED! Proceeds to go One-Winged Angel
    • Dying for the first time during "Ectospasm" has Retro offer to disable his poison notes, similar to Vs. Ace… then he yells that that's not happening.
    Retro: Too bad! This song is hard for a reason! HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
  • Barefoot Cartoon Animal: Retro himself has a white shirt, hoodie and pants, but no shoes. Averted with Sakuroma, who doesn't wear any (much to Izzurius', who made the clothing, ire).
  • Battle Amongst the Flames: Green fire blazes in the background as you battle Berserker Retro. The fire becomes pink instead during "Corruptro".
  • Berserk Button:
    • Playing with Sakuroma in place of Girlfriend can lead to the implication being called short by her is one for Retro, as he goes berserk immediately afterwards.
    • Playing as Ace implies that having his voice compared to that of Asgore is another for Retro.
    • A third one for Retro is being called a furry, as Fun-Sized Retro demonstrates.
    Retro: Enough.
    Fun-Sized Retro: You said the Whitty line!
    Retro: Shut up, before I do things to you that you'll regret.
    Fun-Sized Retro: What if I'm into that?
    Retro: Okay furry.
    Fun-Sized Retro: Look who's talking, Mr. Walking furry commentator. Better watch out before somebody gets offended.
    Retro: OH, IT'S ON, HALF PINT! (Goes One-Winged Angel)
  • Bragging Rights Reward: Beat "Ectospasm" and you not only unlock "Fuzzy Feeling", but you also get an animated badge of the symbol of Wrath on the corner of the screen.
  • Breaking the Fourth Wall: Several endings with Sakuroma have her outright state that the events aren't canon.
  • Brutal Bonus Level: The unlockable song "Ectospasm". Not only do you have to deal with the poison notes from "Spectral", but the notes also slowly start turning invisible, and only get revealed if you hit the special spectral notes.
  • The Cameo: Ace appears as an unlockable character.
  • Captain Obvious: When "Fun-Sized Retro" asks why the Sin of Wrath Retro is always angry, his only answer is "I'm literally Wrath."
  • Cheat Code: If you can't beat "Ectospasm", you can also unlock its reward by typing the entire first paragraph of the Rosy Maple Moth Wikipedia article into the story mode menu.
  • Cute, but Cacophonic: Retro describes Sakuroma as this.
  • Damage Over Time: Hit a poison note, and your health will permanently start draining over time. It also stacks, so the more poison notes you hit, the faster your health drains.
  • Darker and Edgier:
    • As this mod and the Vs. Ace mod are companion pieces both made by Kamex and Retro and share the same dev teams, this is the darker, deadlier, and more aggressive opponent and mod of the two.
    • Retro can even note this himself during one of his death messages for "Ectospasm", where he questions why you would think he'd go as easy on you as Ace did.
  • Defense Mechanism Superpower: Iceolation Ace is caused by Ace undergoing intense stress and anxiety.
  • Developer's Foresight:
    • The Story Mode dialogue and "Fuzzy Feeling" dialogue changes depending on the character you play as and the girlfriend selected, with some combinations even remixing the song based on the characters present.
    • If you pick Sakuroma as the girlfriend, she won't appear in the background of "Spectral" or "Ectospasm".
  • Did You Just Flip Off Cthulhu?: Based on Retro's responses and Boyfriend's smug face, Boyfriend apparently thinks it's a good idea to goad the Sin of Wrath.
  • Early-Bird Cameo:
    • Sakuroma, who's week isn't out yet, makes an appearance in the background of "Spectral" and "Ectospasm".
      • She also gets a surprise song of her own if you manage to beat "Ectospasm".
    • The other six sins appear as etchings in "Spectral" and "Ectospasm".
    • One character combination has Izzurius appear to berate Sakuroma for eating her clothes.
  • Easier Than Easy: As of the 1.1 update, the game offers an easier "Heaven" mode.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Despite Retro being an evil raging ball of wrath, he still dearly loves Ace.
  • Evil Versus Evil: Despite both being corrupted, Corruptro and Crystalized BF face off against each other.
  • Family-Unfriendly Death: Losing to Berserker Retro as Boyfriend has his body break apart from corrosion.
  • Gem Tissue: Several green crystals are growing out of Berserker Retro's arms.
  • Grammar Correction Gag: Minus Retro repeatedly makes spelling errors (despite everything technically being said out loud) in the first song's dialogue, which Minus Boyfriend keeps correcting, to the point that Minus Retro gets fed up and blue balls him anyway.
  • Groin Attack: Losing during Metro's week results in him hitting Minus boyfriend in the groin with a football. He also does this in the cutscene after Preseason as a lead-up to the next scene which occurs three weeks later.
  • Guttural Growler: Retro has a very deep growly voice when he talks and sings.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: As expected from the Sin of Wrath, Retro is already pissed from the start, and goes absolutely berserk after just one song.
  • Harder Than Hard:
    • The game offers an even harder "Hell" mode.
    • There's also an "Apocalypse" version of "Ectospasm" that plays after 7 deaths on hell mode, or if selected on freeplay.
  • Have a Nice Death: Retro taunts you every time you die in "Ectospasm", and has over 100 lines, ranging from insults, trivia, Breaking the Fourth Wall, or him venting about his insecurities.
  • Hidden Depths: Losing enough times in "Ectospasm" will have Retro take a break from insulting you to ramble about how he just wants to be liked and be told he's doing a good job as the gatekeeper.
  • Insistent Terminology: Setting all the characters to Retro has all three arguing and insisting that they’re snakes, dragons, or demons.
  • Interface Screw: The UI moves around partway through "Satisfracture", "Ectospasm" and "Fuzzy Feeling". One particular moment is when Sakuroma's bar smiles when she laughs before the beat drops in "Fuzzy Feeling".
  • Meaningful Name: All the songs have meanings behind them, as revealed by RetroSpecter.
    • "Retro" and "Spectral" come from the name RetroSpecter.
    • "Satisfracture" is a combination of 'Satisfaction' and 'Fracture'. 'Satis' also means 'Enough' in Latin.
    • "Ectospasm" is a combination of 'Ectoplasm' and 'Spasm', which is what the player's hands will be doing for most of the song.
    • "Fuzzy Feeling" is a shortened version of the term 'Warm Fuzzy Feeling', something you get when you see someone you like.
  • Mirror Match: After defeating Retro, the player can go against him again while playing as him.
    • Exaggerated with "Fuzziest Feeling", which has Sakuroma face off against Sakuroma while Sakuroma watches.
  • Ominous Latin Chanting: In the middle of "Satisfracture", an ominous choir can be heard chanting.
  • One-Winged Angel: Berserker Retro, after Retro completely loses it.
  • Perky Goth: Girlfriend wears a goth outfit for this mod, whilst retaining her usual Brainless Beauty demeanor.
  • Punny Name: Retro's voice is bitcrushed, or in other words, "retro".
  • Saying Sound Effects Out Loud: Retro and Ace will occasionally include emoji in their dialogue.
    • Minus Girlfriend only has emoji in her dialogue, to the point that Retro gets fed up when he can't understand what she's saying.
  • Self-Deprecation: If you have Fun-Sized Retro selected as the player character, then Opponent!Retro will take a jab at RetroSpecter's remixes, saying that all he does is add kicks and snares to the songs.
    Fun-Sized Retro: You don't have to be so mean to yourself though :(
    Retro: There's a symbolic message in that sentence somewhere.
  • Seven Deadly Sins: Retro represents the Sin of Wrath, and Sakuroma represents the Sin of Lust. The other Sins of his universe are also set to get their own weeks later on.
  • Shout-Out:
    • Several etchings of mod characters are seen on the walls of "Spectral" and "Ectospasm."
    • In "Satisfracture", at 0:34, the song samples the singing from Stardust Speedway.
    • At 1:11, "Ectospasm" samples the main melody of Thorns.
    • "Fuzzy Feeling" samples the main melody of Lava Reef Zone.
    • "Satisfracture" and "Spectral" both feature an ominous choir vocal inspired by the Metroid Prime Trilogy.
  • Stealth Sequel: There's no indication that this mod is a sequel to Vs. Ace until Retro mocks you in one of his death quotes for thinking he would be as nice or merciful as Ace disabling the ice notes when he baits you into thinking he would disable his poison notes.
  • Suddenly Voiced: Retro drops an "ENOUGH." before the beat drops in the middle of "Satisfracture".
    • Metro taunts Boyfriend in the middle of "Overtime" saying "Is that all you got?"
  • Swirly Energy Thingy: One appears in the background of "Spectral" and "Ectospasm". It doesn't seem to actually do anything other than look really cool.
  • Take That, Us: If you play as Fun Sized Retro then Wrath Retro insults the real Retrospecter’s music.
  • Taken for Granite: Losing to Corruptro turns BF into a solid gem statue.
  • To Be Continued: The current version of this mod ends this way upon completion of "Spectral", after Retro, who's already in Berserker Form, prepares to transform into a much grander form.
  • Variable Mix: The menu theme changes accordingly to the week selected:
    • Wrath has a very loud and gritty grunge rock version.
    • Lust has a very jazzy and disco-flavored version.note 
    • Pride has a dark gothic version with organs and harpsichords.
    • Gluttony has a subdued electro-rock version.
    • Greed has a gentle and smooth jazz version.
    • Envy has an ominous orchestral version.
    • Sloth has a slow mechanical version.
  • Vertebrate with Extra Limbs: Sakuroma has an extra pair of arms, likely because of her moth theming.
  • You Are Fat: One of Retro's many, many insults after getting a game over has him call Boyfriend fat. Then he calls Boyfriend's mom fat. Then he calls himself fat.