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Guesses for what would spark a fight between any given two combatants before the release of an episode. Maybe even afterwards with an additional theory to back up what happened.


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    Season 1 
  • A bounty is put on Samus Aran's head and Boba Fett has tracked her down to claim his prize. Also, Samus was visiting "the galaxy" on a bounty of some kind, probably Fett's. In other words, The Hunter Becomes the Hunted.

  • Akuma, still on his search for the perfect opponent, crosses paths with the cursed shape-shifter, and promptly engages him in combat.
  • Akuma is chosen to represent Earthrealm in the MK tournament, and eventually takes on Tsung.

  • Wonder Woman has gotten sick and tired of Rogue hogging all the "attention" and wants to show the world what she's capable of.
  • The Amazons attack, once again corrupted by the evils of subpar writing, and this time, Wonder Woman's at the head of the invasion. However, Rogue isn't about to let her run around and cut down her fellow Americans.

  • Bowser has decided to up his troops' combat prowess and figures the best way to train his minions is to kill off the weaker ones while the survivors only get stronger. Unfortunately, it doesn't work as planned.
  • One of the Koopa Troopas decides the life of fighting under Bowser's rule isn't worth the coins anymore, and about to retire. However, the Goomba isn't going to let him without a fight.
  • Their rivalry has reached an all time high. Zangief visits Metro city to challenge Haggar and they decide to settle it once and for all.
  • The Cold War just turned hot! Zangief is encouraging and fighting alongside his brothers and sisters in arms, when he finds Haggar tossing them around like dodge-balls while taking their bullets like a champ! For the Motherland, he must be stopped!

  • The turtles are victims to some sort of brainwashing and are forced to fight to the last turtle standing.
  • There's only one slice of pizza left, and the turtles are willing to die for it.
  • The Turtles are training through a simulation made by Donatello, Leo proves his worth by being the last turtle standing.

  • Leonardo (still under the effects of the brainwashing) is on a hunt for various other warriors, he comes across Zitz and all hell breaks loose...
  • Zitz was sent to destroy a rampant Leonardo.
  • Leo, after realizing he had just committed fratricide, leaves and plans to stop whoever made him do this, only to get into a misunderstanding/battle with Zitz immediately after.

  • Riptor's effing hungry and wants Yoshi for lunch! The ultra-combos were supposed to tenderize the meat.

  • This one already has a sort of back story; Felicia accidentally tackles Tao, who mistakes it for an attack and promptly retaliates. Why was Tao loafing around there in the first place? Maybe she was on the hunt for either Rawrgna (who she doesn't yet know is Ragna, AKA "good guy") or some food... or both!

  • Spawn notices some chaotic activity on Earth and decides to investigate. He quickly tracks down Kratos as the cause of this chaos and intends to "stop" him.

  • Bomberman visits Dig Dug and the two decide to find out who is the true master of terrain via the ways they know best.
  • Bomberman blew up several of Taizo Hori's friends in a fatal mistake and tried to make a getaway, only to run into Taizo himself. He is (understandably) unwilling to listen to reason.

  • This one also already has one. Shadow senses an enormous power and quickly tracks down its source: the prince of all Saiyans! After Vegeta’s arrogant attitude leads the hedgehog to make a snide remark about his height, things quickly escalate.

  • Much like Haggar vs Zangief, a way to end this rivalry once and for all! They're tired of the little games they've had together. They want a definitive end to their rivalry.note 

  • They duke it out to find out who is the real king/queen of bad music.
  • It's just a normal celebrity feud taken to a very extreme level.
  • Black, a confirmed Belieber, wanted to get a literal piece of Bieber. Bieber, fed up with his Fan Dumb, decides to finally kill them all off, starting with the Belieber right in front of him.

  • Harry's teleportation goes wrong and he appears in the Star Wars universe. Mistaking Luke as an enemy, he attempts to quickly dispel him using Avada Kedavra. Unfortunately for Harry, Luke wasn't going down without a fight.

  • A simple sparring match gone WAY too far...
  • Mai has been assassinating Interpol officials, and Chun-Li has been sent to stop her by any means necessary. However, her guns and assorted weaponry have been rendered inert by a Shiranui curse while chasing Mai, and she can't escape, so she's left to her martial arts skills to take down Mai.

  • The Decepticons invade Equestria and Starscream is sent on a recon mission for any possible rebels, and indeed, he finds one. Rainbow responds with Esquestria's greatest weapon: friendship. This explains her casual greeting, teasing, and her 'love and tolerate' line.
  • Having had enough of Starscream, Megatron tells him that someone wanted to challenge him and gives him the coordinates to Equestria to finally get rid of him.

  • After dealing with Hell's invasion Doomguy is teleported onto a Halo while Master Chief is on a mission. The cockfight ensues...
  • Doomguy's mind is so screwed up from his trip to hell that he's been carving a big bloody swathe all over the universe. Master Chief steps in to put him down.
  • Master Chief and Doomguy are in a multiplayer Free For All Deathmatch. They see eachother, The obvious results ensue.

  • The world ain't big enough for two evil geniuses to rule over, robot armies collide!
  • After Mega Man (and all of his allies like Dr. Light and Protoman) were sent away by Dr. Wily, Dr. Eggman decides to invade the Mega Man universe... Dr. Wily anticipated him and amassed his army to counter the attack.

  • The Mushroom Kingdom and the Land of Hyrule are at war with each other! The Princesses accidentally meet while escaping the battlefield and have no choice but to fight for their homes!
  • The two princesses have seen something incredibly gorgeous and aren't willing to share it, nor give it up. They are, however, willing to kill for it.
  • While Mario and Luigi are busy with Bowser (or their own fights with Sonic & Tails), Ganondorf sends a brainwashed Zelda to attack the Mushroom Kingdom. Peach has no choice but to step up and defend her kingdom.

  • A test to see who is the true God of Thunder! Thor sent the invitation and Raiden accepted.
  • Being a Thunder God is one of those Highlander-type deals, and the god who slays the other gets the power of their fallen foe. Raiden and Thor are both willing to kill each other because they know the other deity will put their strength to good use.
  • Raiden believed that Thor was unworthy of the position of God of Thunder and challenged him to Mortal Kombat.
  • God Ego.
  • Raiden was snacking on Child Haggis when Thor, as part of the avengers, went in to investigate.
  • Thor is mad that Deadliest Warrior gave a win to Samurai over Viking and went over to kick some Japanese rear, Raiden taunts him with his nation's victory and a fight ensues.
  • Raiden is taking a more proactive stance against potential threats to Earthrealm and views the Asgardian Thor as one such threat, choosing to go on the offensive.

  • The two swordsmen consider each other to be worthy opponents, and swords clash.
  • Cloud and Link teamed up to destroy a common foe, only for one of them to fall during their adventures. The villain later resurrects the dead person as a zombie slave and pits him against his former friend.
  • Ganon uses his magic to pull Cloud Strife to Hyrule and convinces him that Link is a villain terrorizing the land. Cloud tracks him down and Link fights back.

  • Batman's become a Justice Lord, while Spider-Man has succumbed to the Symbiote. Fallen heroes will fight furiously, but only one will live to wallow under the summit they once stood upon.
  • Boomstick joked on from a cover of Spidey being denied membership in the Justice League; Spidey's either taking out the members one-by-one or Batman's testing him in combat only for Spidey to take it too far.
  • This isn't your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man . . . and Batman knows it.
    • Otto knew for a fact that he couldn't fool Batman of all people with his quirky repertoire, so he went into battle with Peter's old equipment and movements, and also decided to pick up on some of his old famous/infamous in-battle grunts and quotes to play it safe.
  • Taking place after the events of Batman vs Captain America, Peter learns about the cruel, sudden death of his partner and role model. After discovering it was at the hands of Batman, he tracks down the Knight to avenge the first Avenger.
  • Alternatively this is Crazy Steve vs SpOck, ruthless and brutal versions of their respective character who are perfectly willing to murder the other in the most painful manner possible

  • Going by the preview, Pikachu just happened to be unlucky enough to come upon a starving Blanka.
  • While searching for his mom, Blanka unfortunantily runs into Ash, who mistakes him for a Pokemon and sends Pikachu to weaken him.

  • Saiyan invader Kakarot battles Justice Lord Superman for the fate of a (totally screwed) Earth.
  • Mr. Mxyzptlk mind-controlled Goku and made him fight Superman.
  • The two pods ram into each other and the babies are deposited on a desolate area of the world.
  • The planets are about the collide, superman moves in to change Dragonball!Earth's orbit when Goku finds some weird dude in tights pushing his planet. or vice versa. Although Goku would be more likely to fall for such a stunt.
  • Goku asks for a 'friendly match' between Superman, only for the sake of the fight. He also points out that if anyone (including the other fighter) dies, the winner can find the Dragon Balls and wish whoever died in the fight back to life.
  • JOSSED! It's because Master Roshi told Goku that Superman was an alien and Goku thought that alien = blown up Earth! Then again, all the characters were treated as their Dragon Ball Abridged selves.

    Season 2 
  • One of the heroes has been irrevocably hexed by the combined powers of Skeletor and Mumm-Ra. The curse is too powerful: The afflicted will either be put down, or continue their killing spree.
  • Possibly a more comical idea; Lion-O gets easily enraged upon seeing He-Man ride Kringer in his Battle Cat mode and wants to free him, thinking He-Man is using him as a servant.
    • CONFIRMED!
  • Similar to the above reasons for Link vs Cloud, the two heroes teamed up against common foes (likely a team-up of Skeletor and Mumm-Ra), and one of them falls at their hands. The other now must fight their zombie-reincarnated teammate. Or...
  • The two heroes of their worlds clash for sport as they find each other to be worthy opponents.

  • Shao Kahn has won the right to take over Earthrealm, but M. Bison has no intention of kneeling before another conqueror.
  • Same as Akuma vs Shang Tsung: M. Bison is chosen to represent Earthrealm in the MK tournament, and eventually takes on Shao Khan.
  • Given the terrain chosen for the Death Battle: Bison learns of Shao Kahn and his immense power and believes the conqueror's immense power will make him unimaginably powerful. Unfortunately he bites off a little more than he could chew. Even if he knew how strong Kahn was and felt all right with disregarding his body—else he would not have used Final Bison—he probably was too arrogant and cocky to consider the fact that he would not be able to possess Kahn.

  • The Mastermind clones Ryu to kill Strider, while Cliff Higgins duplicates Strider to assassinate Ryu. The two clones mistake each other for the real deal, and go all-out.
  • the Dragon Ninja Clan and the Striders have been at war for some time, the ninjas in question are the last two standing.
  • Both ninjas are hired to take out the same organization and mistakes the other ninja for working for said organization.

  • The warped powers of the Soul Edge send Ivy several centuries into the future before she can rid herself of it once and for all. Ivy prepares a ritual to get back, but the US Government finds her actions suspicious and send Black Orchid to interrogate her. Ivy goes on the offensive, paranoid and desperate to get back to her own time.

  • Bucky mistakes Slippy for one of Komplex's cronies and attacks him. Fox fights back to protect his teammate.
    • Confirmed! Thanks to the Righteous Indignation blasting Slippy to pieces, Fox returns fire before the two leaders duke it out on the ground.

  • The Terminator is dispatched to Detroit several years in the past to kill John Connor, but its attempts to murder him invite the judgment of Robocop.
    • Semi-confirmed, semi-jossed. Robocop does pay the Terminator a visit, but because of his ravaging a gun store and assaulting its owner.

  • Luigi sets out to avenge Mario's death by Sonic's hands, but Tails finds out about his plot and attempts to intercept him. And succeeds
  • To throw a bone for Luigi. Luigi had rubbed out Sonic, but it is not enough. Tails was the next target.

  • A pokemon battle between three trainers gets way out of hand.
    • Jossed. According to Wiz, the three starters in the fight will be wild Pokemon, so they could simply be fighting for territory, food, or other resources.
  • Team Rocket test out their latest creation on three small pokémon; Bulbasaur, Charmander and Squirtle. The creation? Extremely addictive rare candies that not only level up a pokémon, but also turn them into ruthless killing machines.
    • Seemingly confirmed. The intro shows a whole bunch of Rare Candies dumped on Bulbasaur, Charmander and Squirtle, and all three were stated to be wild. Nothing about Rocket's role in this, though.
  • Alternatively, a Pokemon Lab is testing which of the three Kanto starters is the strongest with as few variables as possible, but it gets extremely out of hand.

  • Ultratech has made a new model of Fullgore and sent it out to fight other robots, who happen to be victims of the Lin Kuei's Cyber Initiative. Sektor is dispatched to destroy this threat.

  • Humanity has pissed off Godzilla again but this time Gamera decides to stop him from getting his revenge.
  • This is one of Godzilla's nastier incarnations, and he's been wrecking everything he can get his claws on with no regard for casualties. Gamera, Friend to All Children, will not stand for this unchecked brutality.

  • In an Alternate Universe where Batman brought Ethyl Chloride pesticide to his fight with Spider-man, Captain America hunts him down to ensure he won't kill any of his other partners in crime-fighting.
  • After Goku & Superman's battle destroys the Earth, Superman travels to Namek and uses the Namekian Dragon Balls to restore the Earth and its inhabitants, including his fallen comrades, Wonder Woman & Batman. With Bruce Wayne walking once more and better knowledge on how to defeat Spider-Man, the Dark Knight begins to track down the web-slinger. Unfortunately for him, his plans are intervened by Steve Rogers himself, who isn't interested in letting one of his Avengers fall.
  • The events here take place before Batman's fight with Spider-Man, Spidey set out to avenge Cap, Spidey caught him at a time where he wasn't using Explosive Gel and the like.
  • This is the All-Star version of Batman aka Crazy Steve who we all know is an off the rails psychopath explaining why he mutilates Cap's body post-mortem. Captain America stopped in Gotham because he believes that Batman is a dangerous psychopath and it wouldn't be the first time. After spotting the Dark Knight he corners him in an alleyway and the battle begins.

  • Rumors circulate around the OZ of a mysterious and powerful revolutionary who summons his mobile suit with a flute. Zechs Merquise finds out that these rumors are true, and attempts to terminate the enigmatic rebel before he causes any more trouble.
  • While the other Rangers are out fighting a monster, Zordon detects an incredibly powerful mech being piloted by someone who isn't a ranger. With the other rangers busy, Zordon sends Tommy Oliver and the Tigerzord out to fight this warrior to see if they are friend or foe. However, due to a misunderstanding, Zechs and Tommy end up in a fight that escalates to lethal levels.
  • Both jossed, Tommy and Saba are doing a test run for the Tigerzord and fire off a missile without the safety system activated. It hits and kills Noin right in front of Zechs, who fights Tommy out of Rage.

  • Ryu and Scorpion come across each other. Ryu senses evil from Scorpion and engages in a fight with him to rid the world of evil.
    • Possibly Jossed given Scorpion attacks Ryu, before he knew Scorpion was there.
  • Alternatively Scorpion has been deceived to believe that Ryu has some kind of involvement in his clan's massacre or is allies with Sub Zero/Quan Chi (whoever he currently thinks killed his clan). Ryu was simply training in the mountains on his quest to be the best street fighter.

  • Kirby's warp star drops down on Buu's head who was engorging himself in food. Kirby wants in, but Buu is unwilling to share.
  • Majin Buu is on a path of destruction that leads him to Pop Star. Kirby gathers an arsenal and sets out to eliminate yet another horrific creature threatening his world.
    • Confirmed to a degree. He was turning the inhabitants into sweets when Kirby showed up.
  • If this is Mister Buu, Kirby eats Mr. Satan! Buu doesn't like that so he tries to turn Kirby into chocolate.
    • Jossed
  • King Dedede needed a monster to clobber that there Kirby. That's what NME does best, so they sent Majin Buu to locate and fight Kirby. Hopefully, Dedede got it for the money back guaranteed.

  • Something's gone wrong with the Azure Grimoire. It's taken control of Ragna and driven him mad with a desire for destruction, but has preserved his original form instead of turning him into the Black Beast. Sol just happens to be unlucky enough to be the first victim of Ragna's rampage.
    • Jossed. Sol actually sees Ragna's wanted poster and decides to go for the bounty when he sees Ragna walking down the street. Ragna is less than thrilled.

  • Gaara appears at the newest Earth Rumble and challenges Toph for the title and things get out of hand.
  • Toph hears about an extremely skilled "sandbender" and tracks him down to prove herself better than him. Unfortunately for her, this version of Gaara is still a bitter mass murderer, and what was supposed to be a friendly exhibition turns into a struggle to survive.
  • Jossed. It's because Toph arrives on what Gaara declares sacred ground. Gaara tells her to leave, but Toph stubbornly refuses.

  • Segata sees Chuck doing as one fact dictates, and NOT playing a Sega Saturn. When Segata tries hawking his product to Chuck, it gets roundhouse-kicked off, pissing him off.
    • Confirmed except the last part. Chuck insteads grinds Segata's huge Sega Saturn to dust with one hand.

  • For both fighters, this is just another Tuesday. Nightmare is on the hunt for strong souls and Guts has to remove yet another nightmarish creature from his path.
  • Nightmare kills Casca and absorbs her soul. Guts, filled with anger and hatred for the monster, decides to avenge her.
  • Nightmare comes across Guts and sees the feelings of anger and revenge he holds in his heart. Realizing that he has the potential to take his powers to new heights if he had him as a host, Soul Edge has Nightmare attack in order to possess him, not caring if his current body is damaged beyond repair in the process.
  • All Jossed, Nightmare was uniting the Soul Caliber when Guts came in and fought Nightmare because he was in his way.

  • Lex is up to no good and Iron Man steps in to stop him and things get out of hand.
  • Stark Industries and LexCorp are testing out their new armors and they happen to be at the same place.
    • Stark and Lex are attempting to sell their products at an arms fair, and one of the CEOs (probably Stark) starts smacktalking the other's company at a press conference/demonstration. The other decides that a show of force is in order, and things quickly spiral out of control.
  • Lex discovers about Arno Stark being genetically engineered by an alien, and, being a bit of a xenophobe, decides that he is a threat to the earth and needs to be eliminated. Tony intervenes, and quickly draws Lex's ire.
  • The two are at a regular party...ego clashing and escalation ensue.
  • All Jossed: Lex breaks into one of Tony's warehouses in an attempt steal some of his stuff. When Jarvis detects him, Tony decides to deal with him personally.

  • Beast is sightseeing when Goliath awakens and assumes Beast is a threat and moves to defend the castle.
    • Possibly confirmed, jossed at the castle part, as Goliath awakens to see Beast, and just starts fighting to defend the city.

  • Similar to Ryu vs Strider, the two are on a mission and mistake each other for the enemy.
    • Jossed: Both Snake and Fisher were sent to infiltrate the same location for some intel, but Fisher got there first and then destroys the computer he got it from, forcing him and Snake to fight over the goods.

Darth Vader vs. Doctor Doom
  • Palpatine wishes to take over/destroy the Earth and so sends Darth Vader. He almost lands in New York but Doom stands in his way. Cue Death Battle.
    • As a subset of this, with Palpatine being Palpatine, he'll also evaluate the would-be new apprentice in Doom in the event Vader gets killed.
  • Vader lands in Latveria and soon encounters its ruler, DOOM!
  • During his latest attempt to destroy the Fantastic Four, Doom ends up transported to a galaxy far far away.
  • All jossed. Darth Vader was in the process of killing one of his officers when Doom went in and did the job, annoying the dark lord of the Sith.

Son Goku vs. Superman Rematch
  • Superman uses the Namekian Dragon balls to revive Goku (and Earth) and the two continue their battle
    • Confirmed!
  • This battle is an AU of the original battle

  • DK heard of Mario and Luigi's deaths and decides to go on a Roaring Rampage of Revenge. Before he can go after Sonic and Tails, Knuckles stops him in his tracks.
  • Somehow the Master Emerald wound up inside DK's banana hoard, and Knuckles was trying to fish it out, only to be met by a pissed off Donkey Kong. The two would think the other is stealing what they're protecting and start fighting.
  • Both jossed. Knuckles was gliding and became hungry so he decided to eat from DK's banana hoard. Obviously, it pissed him off and battle ensues.
    • It's also possible that he was flying around because he was looking for the Master Emerald stolen at the end of his battle with Wario.

  • Raiden infiltrates Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters to retrieve some important intelligence. Wolverine spots him and tries to get rid of the suspicious intruder.
    • Jossed. Raiden is on a mission and battles some Gekko Bots, when Wolverine appears and destroys one. Confused, Raiden asks who he is and tells him to get out of his way, but Wolverine says he's next and attacks.

  • Dan did well enough (somehow) to advance to the World Martial Arts Tournament, and he was set to challenge Hercule's title. Even while comical, things will go too far.
    • Confirmed, Dan was Hercule's next opponent in the tournament.

  • Yang, traveling the world, will find a giant beast. Before she can do anything, Tifa leaps into action and takes care of it, causing her to yell at her for stealing all the glory.
  • Yang overhears AVALANCHE's plans to attack one of the Schnee Dust factories and decides to stop them.
  • Both jossed, Yang breaks into a bar looking for a drink and somebody unknown, and Tifa as the bartender leaps in to throw her out.

  • Mega Man goes around the city, and suddenly encounters Astro Boy. Mega Man thinks that this is Dr. Wily's attempt to mimic or ridicule him, and engages in combat.
  • Either Mega Man or Astro Boy is infected with the Roboenza and attacks the other.
  • As part of a lab test, Mega Man had been installed with every single weapon in his arsenal. However, things went horribly wrong and all those weapons caused Mega Man to go completely rogue and escape with Rush. Seeing no other way to stop him, Dr. Light contacts Dr. Elefun to request the help of the only robot who has a chance of incapacitating a fully-armed Mega Man.

  • Green Arrow, secretly harboring a grudge against Hawkeye after being upstaged by him when their universes met, reaches his breaking point when he learns Hawkeye became a member of the Justice League. With bow and quiver in hand, Green Arrow pays the Avengers Mansion a visit to let out some frustration.
  • An archery contest goes way too far with fatal results.
  • One of the archers is doing their own thing, until suddenly, an arrow strikes the area near them. He turns around to see who could've fired that shot, and it's revealed to be the other combatant. The first archer, now rightfully pissed, draws his bow for battle.
    • Confirmed!

  • A pokemon trainer mistakes Greymon for a new pokemon and attempts to catch it.
    • Sort of, Red sees Agumon roasting a marshmallow and thinking he's a pokemon throws a pokeball at it.
  • Red and Tai challenge each other to a battle with their signature Mons to see which champion is truly the best.

    Season 3 
  • Each person mistakes the other for one of their respective enemies.
  • Dante has been hired to kill Bayonetta on the basis of her being a demon summoner. Some details got fudged to make him more compliant.
  • Both jossed. Dante was tasked with finding the Left Eye of the World. Bayonetta, understandably, takes offense to someone acquiring it.

  • Once again, Bowser butts heads with another evil overlord over his usual invasion target. This time, it's Ganondorf, who's attacking the Mushroom Kingdom as part of his newest plot to unite the Triforce.
    • Partially confirmed. Bowser apparently had his minions steal Ganondorf's Triforce piece, but Ganondorf uses it to teleport into Bowser's castle and starts wrecking shit.

  • Similar to the rival cinematics of Play Station All Stars Battle Royale, one or both sidekicks would let out a snarky remark about the opponent, which increasingly irritates each other into fighting.
    • Partially confirmed. Ratchet and Clank crash into Sandover Village, causing severe damage. When Jak and Daxter arrive to confront them, Clank tries to defuse the situation, but ends up calling Daxter 'Mr. Weasel', which set him-and by extension the fight-off.

  • A friendly race gets way out of hand.
    • Confirmed! Both try to save a girl and try to race to Japan to see who's faster in the meantime. After Quicksilver takes a cheap shot at Flash, Flash decides to fight as well.
  • Both speedsters are going about their business, saving the day, when they accidentally collide into each other at high speed (remember, they both have means of protecting themselves from high-impact collisions). A misunderstanding prompts them to think that their opponent is trying to stop them, and a fight breaks out.

  • Needles was driving around Gotham, when the Joker shot at the Sweet Tooth truck's tires ("Sorry buddy, that's a no parking zone!"). Needless to say, the Sweet Tooth Killer gets pissed and starts unloading his truck's arsenal on the Joker.
    • Inverted. It's Joker driving around and snags one of Sweet Tooth's ice cream cones, leading Needles to pursue him, kicking off the fight.

  • Mewtwo and Vegeta are getting a beer together, in a Continuity Nod to the Mewtwo vs. Vegeta joke battle. Shadow, Back from the Dead for some reason, stumbles upon them and teleports Vegeta away to take his revenge on his killer. Pissed, in more way than one, Mewtwo attacks Shadow to protect his newfound drinking buddy.
    • Jossed. Shadow enters a cave in search of the seventh Chaos Emerald... which Mewtwo has made his home.

  • The Meta is searching for the Epsilon AI aka Church and will take it from Carolina no matter what it takes.

  • Sonya is assigned to take down Shadaloo, and receives outdated information listing Cammy as a Shadaloo operative, and tracks her down.
    • Jossed. Cammy was in the middle of apprehending Kano when Sonya comes in and murders his ass. Cammy doesn't take it well.

  • Tracer's chronal accelerator malfunctions and sends her further back in time beyond the Omnic Crisis and into the 1960's; the time of the Gravel Wars. She appears in one of the TF2 maps and when the Scout runs by her, she notices that he's gunning down and laying a beating on the various classes of his enemy team. Thinking Scout is just a mad man on a rampage, Tracer attempts to get in his way to stop him which makes him pissed.
    • Jossed. Scout happened to be pursuing the intruder who stole the intelligence briefcase from his base. When he spots the intruder who just so happens to be Tracer, he becomes infatuated by Tracer's ass and proceeds to hit on her, prompting Tracer to leave. However when Scout demands for her to return the briefcase, Tracer refuses, saying that Overwatch needs the intelligence, and prepares to fight back. In addition, the fight never took place in a standard TF2 map.

  • Ken and Terry are two lively guys who can appreciate a good fight, so naturally, they end up coming to blows with one another...but thanks to unchecked escalation, one Worthy Opponent isn't coming out of this one alive.
    • Somewhat confirmed. Ken was just busy training at a dojo until Terry storms right in and challenges Ken to a fight.

  • Scott accidentally spills a drink on Sonic, or something to that effect. Sonic is willing to let it slide, but Amy gets overzealous in defending him and comes at Scott with her hammer, forcing Ramona to to defend her boyfriend in turn.
    • Jossed. Ramona was hanging out in a building with Scott playing his guitar when Sonic busted through on a normal day of trying to escape Amy, which knocked both of them down. Amy comes in too late to see where Sonic went and stands there beginning to fume, while Ramona wakes up and sees Amy. Thinking she's an enemy, she busts out her hammer and attacks the hedgehog, who reacts in shock before turning her anger on her.

  • Bruce tries to pacify Doomsday but he starts to rampage. Upset by this, Bruce turns into the Hulk and destruction ensues.
    • Confirmed except for the "Bruce trying to calm Doomsday down" part. He arrives at the scene already as The Hulk, so the fight immediately begins without any passive attempts.

  • Zoro's quest to become the world's strongest swordsman has lead him to receive word of a certain female knight from the Fairy Tail Guild, who is known for defeating strong opponents with magic, countless swords, and armor. Naturally, he seeks her out and challenges Erza to a fight, believing that if he can defeat her, he would be one step closer to that title.
  • Alternatively, since Zoro is a man with a wanted bounty on his head, Erza could be on a mission, which is simply to bring in Zoro (dead or alive) to collect said bounty.
    • Confirmed!
  • Also possible, Erza was about to have some strawberry cheese cake and Zoro barrels right into her, or the table she's eating at, causing the cake to hit the dirty ground. Erza will promptly unleash all of her anger to avenge her dessert.

  • Deadpool has discovered a new recipe for horse burgers and has come to Ponyville to get some fresh ingredients. And even if that isn't the reason, the fight will play out in a vein similar to a Coyote/Roadrunner or Elmer Fudd/Bugs Bunny cartoon. As to who is who: keep in mind who has all the neat weapons.
    • Jossed. Pinkie tried to welcome Deadpool to ponyville and Deadpool told her to cut it out. Pinkie insists and the fight begins.

    Season 4 
  • The two treasure hunters explore the same location and stumble upon each other, then attempt to eliminate the competition.
    • Confirmed. Both were after the same treasure: the Holy Grail.

  • Scrooge and Shovel Knight both come across a valuable relic at the same time and the two fight for it.
    • Jossed. Shovel Knight stumbles onto a trail of treasure on his adventure and follows the trail to Scrooge's mansion, where he discovers a horde of treasures. When Scrooge finds Shovel Knight rummaging around his wealthy possessions, he's not amused, and attacks Shovel Knight to defend his treasure.

  • One of Bane's plans just happens to get in the way of Venom's latest attempt on Spider-Man's life. Frustrated by his loss, Venom decides to take his anger out on Bane.
  • Venom comes across Bane and decides it wants to make him their new host, Bane does not agree and the fight begins.
  • Bane attempts to go after Spiderman as a result of Spiderman killing Batman in Season 1. Venom intervenes by virtue of The Only One Allowed to Defeat You in regards to Spiderman, and fights Bane so that Spiderman is still alive for the symbiote to use later.
  • Bane gets a new shipment of Venom (the drug). For the sake of hilarity, Venom (the combatant) hitched a ride with the shipment. Violence ensues.
  • All jossed. Bane was helping some thugs smuggle some weapons out of a warehouse until Venom shows up and makes a meal out of the thugs, and proceeds to do the same with Bane. Sensing the threat, Bane fights back.

  • The two teams encounter each other on foot and mistake the other for the enemy leading to a battle that escalates to mecha size.
    • Somewhat confirmed. The Voltron Lion Force was scouring the land for prehistoric activity until the Power Rangers teleported in. Hunk in the Yellow Lion goes over to say hello, but the Rangers mistake that (and the other Lions) for enemies, prompting them to call in the Zords. Seeing this, Voltron springs into action and both of the team's mechs combine into their signature forms, ready for battle.
  • Given the massive gap in time between the series, Voltron being in the far future whereas Might Morphin' Power Rangers occurred in the 1990s, this is actually a virtual simulation the Voltron force is using akin to how they often practice in-series. In this case using historical data of the original Dino Megazord to see how their current practice with Voltron measures up.

  • Similarly to Zoro vs. Erza, Natsu decides to capture the infamous pirate "Fire Fist" Ace and turn him in for a bounty.
    • Jossed! Turns out Ace tries to pull a dine-and-dash and Natsu steps in to bring him to justice. He never even realizes Ace is a wanted man due to never seeing his bounty poster.

  • The Lin-Kuei stumble upon some advanced alien technology built by Glacius' people. Glacius, mistaking them for some of ARIA's minions, goes on the attack, and it falls to Sub-Zero to deal with him.
  • Alternatively, Glacius stumbles upon the Lin-Kuei during their transformation into cyborgs, and deems it a violation of his culture's "88 Decrees". Sub-Zero, despite his refusal against his clan's transformation, fights to protect the Lin-Kuei from Glacius.
  • Both jossed. Sub-Zero comes across Glacius' crashed ship in an icy area and investigates. Glacius emerges from the wreckage and attacks Sub-Zero out of presumably self-defense.

  • Carol gets rowdy at a bar because she was drinking too much and Krillin (who is a police officer in Dragon Ball Super) is called in to settle things down. He is quickly and comically defeated so his wife steps up in his place.
    • Jossed. 18 was searching for a Dragon Ball only to be stopped by Captain Marvel, who found it first and intended to take the artifact with her. When 18 refuses to leave without it, Marvel threatens her with violence to which 18 eagerly agrees to.

  • Zero steps up to take on Metal Sonic after his rampage in Eggman vs. Wily.
  • Zero hears of a powerful Maverick and is sent to stop him. The powerful Maverick turns out to be Metal Sonic.
    • Somewhat confirmed? Zero does show up to stop Metal Sonic who he thinks is a Maverick, but it is unknown if he just happened to come a cross him or was told beforehand.

  • No guesses were made prior to the episode's release. Renamon traveled to an ancient ruins, where it found Lucario meditating. Upon insisting Lucario is trespassing and demanded its departure, Renamon threatens it with force, which spurs Lucario to fight back.

  • It's a usual boxing match, and Balrog and T.J. Combo confront each other in the ring. The fight starts off normally at first, trading each other blow-for-blow, until Balrog pulls off some cheap and dirty tactics that catch Combo off guard, costing him the first round. After realizing what Balrog is capable of, Combo gets personal on him and ups the ante with his moves on the next round. This leads to the fight escalating beyond the referee's control, and getting more brutal as time goes on.
    • More or less confirmed. The fight starts as a boxing match with TJ defending his title, but when Balrog goes down in the first round he decides to start playing dirty and gets TJ off-guard, then knocks out (and possibly kills) the referee when he tries to stop him. TJ obliges to return the favor, escalating the fight to no-holds-barred deathmatch.

  • The Silver Samurai gets hired by rivals of the Foot Clan to take out their leader.
  • In order to settle a vicious turf war between the Foot Clan and Yakuza, Shredder and Samurai agree to face one another in a one-on-one duel to the death.
  • Both jossed. Silver Samurai dispatches a group of Foot Clan ninjas, leaving it up to Shredder to take care of him on his own.

  • McGruff has been called in by the police force to arrest an arsonist in a nearby forest who has been causing frequent wildfires. However, said wildfires attract the attention of Smokey as well, given his position as a park ranger, which obviously doesn't bode well with him. Thanks to a misunderstanding, both animals mistake each other for the arsonist, and attempt to take each other down for the sake of justice.
  • Alternately, Smokey comes across an arsonist and "prevents" him from starting a fire, but McGruff arrives only to find the bear finishing his work. Assuming the bear is a murderer, McGruff attacks.
  • Jossed. There's an unattended campfire in the forest that McGruff comes across. As he gives a speech about the dangers of unattended fires (without putting it out), the forest catches fire and he runs outta there... into Smokey who is obviously cheesed off since McGruff didn't take the initiative to put out the fire quickly.

  • Aries and/or Loki cast a spell over the two making them view each other as enemies leading to a battle to the death.
  • Alternately, in a similar vein to the Batman fights, the resurrected Wonder Woman tracks down Rogue to exact revenge for her death, but Thor intervenes for the protection of a fellow superhero.
  • A berserk, bloodlusted Thor is rampaging across Themyscira. Having put down all others who stood in his way, Wonder Woman steps in to subdue him by force.
    • Mostly confirmed. Thor does arrive on Themyscira and Wonder Woman has to force him off when he refused to back down, but he's in control of himself.
  • A friendly competition between pantheons escalates wildly out of control.
  • One character accuses the other of not being a true god, and challenges them to combat.

  • Naruto meets an untimely end and Ichigo shows up to send him off to Soul Society. However, Naruto has unfinished business and fights Ichigo in an attempt to keep himself in the land of the living just a little longer.
  • Alternatively, Ichigo is sent as a representative of Soul Society to investigate the Leaf Village. Naruto, being the Hokage, isn't kosher with the wandering Soul Reaper dropping by unannounced and motions to kick him off his turf.
  • The Naruto manga is a thing in Ichigo's version of Japan so the ninja is basically living fiction to him. Having heard of the ninja, but knowing nothing about him other than how strong he is, Ichigo is curious to test his mettle.
  • Naruto accidentally hurts a ghost due to the residual blast of a powerful Rasengan or other technique. This being a sore spot for Ichigo, he promptly tries to get Naruto to apologize and things escalate quickly.
  • The fight goes the route of Tommy Vs Zechs and one or both love interests to the fighters are harmed and they end up attacking to avenge their fallen waifu.
  • OR, the fight opens with one fighter surrounded by cannon fodder of the other fighter's universe and no explanation is really given and the fight kicks off with wordless, unsettling seriousness.
  • Ichigo comes to claim Neji's soul right after the Great Ninja War to bring him to the afterlife. Not really understanding what's going on and thinking Ichigo is hurting his friend, Naruto attacks.
  • All of these have been Jossed. Ichigo just mistook Naruto for an extremely powerful Hollow and started a fight with him.

  • Miguel and Terry both infiltrate Wayne-Powers Enterprises and accidentally run into each other. Both are suspicious of the other and they eventually come to blows.
    • Jossed. Miguel and Terry encounter each other in the middle of the city and come to blows.

  • Sephiroth is about to summon a giant meteor so he can absorb the Lifestream from the resulting crater, but Vergil has sensed his devastating power and wants to see how he compares to such an impressive foe.
  • It'll be just like the 1 Minute Melee. Sephiroth is just brooding somewhere and Vergil walks by. Sephiroth gets interested by Vergil's weapons and strength, and the two come to blows.
    • Confirmed!

    Season 5 
  • Instead of Spider-Man chasing down Batman to avenge Captain America, it's Black Panther who takes it upon himself to punish the Dark Knight.
    • Somewhat Jossed. No reference is made to Batman's previous fights, and he is challenged to a fight by Black Panther in the middle of a zoo.

  • Each of them senses a strong source of magic and investigates it leading to a fight.
    • Jossed. Twilight Sparkle was practicing transdimensional teleportation when she brings Raven to Ponyville. Because Raven was found playing with pony figures, she attacks Twilight to keep her secret.

  • Kenshiro finds Jotaro beating the shit out of an old man. Naturally, he jumps in to teach the punk a lesson, not knowing the old man is actually a malicious Stand user.
    • Jossed. Jotaro was in the desert with Joseph, and Kenshiro drives up and challenges him.

  • Crash is doing his usual thing of breaking boxes and earning clear gems. That is, until Spyro comes in and breaks the last box before Crash can, and nabs the clear gem to add to his collection of gems. Infuriated, the Bandicoot attacks the Dragon in an attempt to get the gem back.
  • Alternatively, similar to the plots of Crash Bandicoot Purple: Ripto's Rampage and Spyro Orange: The Cortex Conspiracy, Cortex and Ripto team up for a plan to Take Over the World, and fool their arch enemies into thinking one or the other is the actual bad guy. As a result, both Crash and Spyro fight each other under the impression that they're the enemy, unaware that they were tricked.
  • All jossed. Crash was doing his business when Spyro and Sparks appears. Out of curiosity, the dragonfly tries to interact with Crash, but the bandicoot kills him with his hands like a bug. Of course, Spyro is mad and begins to attack.

Sora vs. Pit
  • The Heartless start popping up in the world of Kid Icarus, and a particularly powerful specimen manages to grievously harm Palutena. Sora fights it off, but Pit arrives just in time to see some guy wielding a giant key standing over the unconscious body of his goddess. Murderous rage ensues.
  • With how 4th wall breaking Kid Icarus could get, it's entirely possible Palutena solicits Pit for an exhibition match (without informing him ahead of time) because "fans have been demanding to see this. So, off you go." The confused Pit then has to deal with Sora who considers the angel, just another bonus boss.
  • It's also entirely possible that Sora's Gummi Ship crashes in Sky World, or otherwise lands and Palutena mistakes his crew for invaders and has Pit root them out.
  • Sora encounters and attacks Dark Pit, mistaking him for a heartless. When Pit shows up, Sora assumes him to be the nobody counterpart and attacks.
  • All jossed. Pit is Sora's next opponent in the Coliseum, with Goofy and Donald being spectators.

  • Frank accidentally kills one of the survivors he's supposed to escort. Leon sees him do this and assumes he's one of the psychopaths.
  • Additionally to the above and following the pattern started by Fox Mc Cloud vs Bucky O'Hare, Frank won't kill any random survivor, but Ashley. Leon... won't take it very well.
    • Jossed, Frank is looting the shops in a zombie-infested city, and Leon warns him that he's in a restricted area.

  • Both magicians sense a powerful source of magic and head to investigate and assume the other is a threat.
    • Doctor Fate confuses the Sanctum Sanctorum for a Pizza Hut and pesters Doctor Strange for a large pepperoni.
    • Jossed. Doctor Fate attacks Doctor Strange because according to the former, there can't be two Sorcerer Supremes in the same existence.

Ryu vs. Jin
  • Ryu has a few gripes with Jin concerning that one time he started a huge, bloody war.
    • Jossed. Jin shows up while Ryu's training in a dojo and challenges him to a fight.

  • The two Samurai encounter on a bridge, and refuse to move out of the way for each other.
  • Jack requires the Number Two headband for one reason or another and tracks down Afro for it. Afro, assuming Jack is just another challenger, accepts, not knowing who he truly is.
    • Some combination of the above two. They cross each other on a bridge and sense the blood on each others' swords, which Afro takes as a challenge.
  • Inversely, Afro is hired by Aku to destroy the samurai. When he finds Jack, he's mistaken for an incredibly lifelike robot before they do battle.

  • Cletus Kasady wreaks havoc at the college, perhaps even setting his eyes on Kouta and driving Lucy to intervene. Either that, or Lucy's already on a rampage and he happens to get in her way. Either way, those in the college are all screwed.
  • Carnage finds Lucy, thinking she’ll be easy pickings. He’s (un)pleasantly surprised to be wrong.
  • Carnage and/or Lucy is being studied in a lab and breaks out of their restraints. The other is just on a killing spree and encountering them, decides to have a little fun.
    • Second one is confirmed, others are Jossed. Lucy (in her Nyu personality) is waiting for a train that Carnage is inside of and has just slaughtered everyone within. When the train door opens, he notices her and attacks what appears to be an easy target for him.

  • Optimus mistakes the Gundam for a new Decepticon and attacks
  • Too many of Optimus's human friends got killed in the One Year War, and now he's looking to stop the conflict by any means necessary. Amuro just happens to be his next target.
  • First one is confirmed. Amuro discovers a supposedly abandoned Autobot ship, and Optimus mistakes the Gundam for a Decepticon infiltrator and ambushes him. Both fight thanks to a good case of Mistaken Identity: Optimus is believed to be an enemy Mobile Suit while Amuro is assumed to be a Decepticon. Sayla Mass is present over Amuro's comms and warns him that he's too far out from White Base for him to receive any backup if things go south.

  • Mario is going around on his usual adventures, only for Sonic to rush in and rob him of his gold coins. He's reasonably annoyed and decides to go after him.
  • Sonic is running about, only for Mario to break his trail while hunting for coins. Conflict ensues.
  • Both jossed. Mario was setting up a spot to do some sunbathing, only for Sonic to steal his chair. The hedgehog refused to give up the chair, so Mario attacked him, causing Sonic to retaliate.

  • One of Ultron's bodies is discovered in the year 21XX and seeks out materials to build a new body when he stumbles upon Sigma.
  • Jossed. Ultron interrupts Sigma's attack on the Central Highway from Mega Man X and demands his surrender, presumably to establish his own dominance. Both later summon an army of Ultron Drones and Mavericks and go to war on each other.

  • The two spot a new issue of their favorite "magazine" and fight over it
  • There's a World Martial Arts Fighting Tournament, and both are contestants.
  • Roshi is dissatisfied with Jiraiya’s porn. Out of pride for his talents, fighting ensues.
    • Confirmed! Specifically, Roshi was dissatisfied with the lack of pictures.

  • The universe isn't big enough for two intergalactic conquerors, so one gets the drop on the other to get rid of their competition.
  • The final infinity gem is located on Apokolips and is claimed by Thanos to the outrage of Darkseid.
  • The lord of Apokolips believes the infinity gems hold the key to solving the Anti-Life Equation and seeks to take them for himself.
  • Given Takahata 101 is confirmed to appear as a familiar face, Deadpool managed to instigate a universal war between the two by either setting both up for a show or making Thanos jealous for the last time.
    • Confirmed. DP stole Thanos' throne and gave it to Darkseid, with Thanos coming to reclaim his property. Thanos gives the lord of Apokolips the offer to kneel before him. Predictably, Darkseid refuses and the two proceed to throw down.
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    Season 6 
  • There can only be ONE king of Atlantis. The two aquatic heroes fight to the death for the crown.
  • Namor has problems with the surface world again and ends up clashing with Aquaman in the process.
    • Both jossed. Namor was relaxing by a swimming pool when Aquaman drenched him with water from his cannonball dive into the pool. Add a little mockery from Arthur and Namor gets pissed enough to attack him.

Mega Man Battle Royale
  • 1. Dr. Wily creates a simulation to create the perfect anti-Mega Man robot.
  • 2. A rift in time and space results in all five Mega Men hitting each other at the same time, causing battle to ensue.
  • 3. Mayhem at a robotics museum results in replicas of the various Mega Men fighting each other to the destruction.
  • It is ambiguous but the battle itself looks like # 2. Volnutt is standing on top of a building alone. Classic then teleports in, and suddenly, X, EXE, and Star Force all drop on top of the two. The five then point their Mega Busters at each other.

  • Black Widow is sneaking through Talon's base, thinking she's unseen. Widowmaker, watching her through her Infra-sight, is poised to take the shot.
  • Widowmaker has infiltrated SHIELD, seemingly alone, until Black Widow decides to pay her a visit.
  • Given the hosts have said the fight involves a bird at one point, Widowmaker is about to assassinate Black Widow from afar, only to hit a stray bird that alerts her target. Her cover blown, battle then ensues.
    • It's none of these, though the 3rd was pretty close. Widowmaker assassinates a civilian whom Black Widow was assigned to protect, so the Avenger chases after her to make sure she doesn't get away. The bird was killed by Black Widow's first shot.

  • Battle for the title! The two have decided to figure out who gets to call themselves Captain Marvel!
  • Jossed. Billy is screwing around and accidentally hits an ATM, letting money go loose. While trying to fix it, Danvers catches him and gets the wrong idea.

  • Wario breaks into Castle Dedede, robbing the place of its treasures. King Dedede, who has been out stealing Dreamland's food, spots the thief and personally tries to put a stop to it.
  • Dedede eats one of Wario’s newfound goods, provoking him to try to beat it out of him.
  • One of Wario’s treasures in his palace was either stolen from Dedede or was Dedede himself he mistook for a statue.
  • All jossed. It's simply a cage match between the two in their Wario-Man and Masked Dedede forms.
    • Partially confirmed. Once Wario-Man and Masked Dedede lose their disguises, the fight turns into a grudge match because flashbacks show that Wario farted in Dedede's face and stole his food, while Dedede stole a wheel off Wario's bike for his Wheelie-powered ride.

  • Green Lantern mistakes Ben for a hostile alien and attempts to arrest him and things escalate
  • Both get alerts of an extremely powerful piece of alien technology and try to disarm each other by force.
  • Hal tries to take in Ben after one of his fights results in collateral damage.
    • A mix of the first two. Hal traps Ben as XLR 8, and explains that the Omnitrix is a Grade-A Galactic Superweapon. When he's unable to take the Omnitrix away, Ben transforms into Four Arms and the fight starts.

  • Weiss inexplicably falls through a television and gets dragged into the P-1 Grand Prix, with Mitsuru as her first opponent.
  • Mitsuru is hit by one of Weiss’ summons during the Dark Hour and mistakes it for a Shadow.
  • Both jossed. Weiss and Mitsuru are engaged in a fencing duel that escalates to including their respective summons.

  • Both men are signing autographs when one of them is upset at the other having more people in their line.
  • It's just a friendly sparring match. A sparring match akin to a one-off fight in MKX or MK11.
  • Captain Falcon crashes the Blue Falcon into the set of Johnny's latest film.


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