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RWBY: ABRG (RWBY Abridged) is yet another Abridged Series based on RWBY, created by KRWBY Productions

The first episode can be found here.

There is also the sub-series World of Remnant Abridged, where like the original World of Remnant videos, Ozpin gives information about the world the series takes place in... or at least he would've if Qrow hadn't turned into drinking night.


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  • A Date with Rosie Palms: In episode four, Weiss makes a jab about Ruby getting herself off "with the business end of the shotgun.", to which Ruby angrily corrects that "It's a sniper rife!!", but doesn't deny getting herself off with a business end of it. Considering she actually tried to marry it...
  • Adaptation Relationship Overhaul:
    • It's all but outright stated that Ozpin and Glynda are in an intimate relationship in this series, where as the original series gave no indication that their relationship was anything more than professional or at best, platonic.
    • Zigzagged in regards to Yang and Hei "Junior" Xiong. In the original "Yellow Trailer", Junior was just a gangster running a night club that she went to for information and beat up (along with his gang) when that didn't work, and didn't seem to know him personally before then. In this series' version of the "Yellow Trailer", he serves pretty much the same purpose he did in canon, but it's also explicitly shown that they not only knew each other prior, but were exes, with Junior even referring to her as "the old ball and chain", and he's apparently at least met her sister Ruby before, as she recognizes him after Yang has KO'd him.
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  • The Aggressive Drug Dealer: Weiss' family sells dust as a drug as an Open Secret. Weiss has been forced to sell it by her abusive father for years. She usually goes up to random people and tries to sell it to them out in the open, though she isn't violent about it. In the ninth episode, Blake finally has enough and yells at Weiss about trying to sell to vulnerable people. Yang lampshades that their argument isn't something that should be talked about openly in the streets.
  • The Alcoholic: On top of Qrow being this, like in cannon, his niece Yang is also this and Qrow mentions her and Ruby's father being able to out drink even him.
  • All Women Are Lustful: But especially Pyrrha, particularly towards a Juane Arc.
  • Book Worm: Blake of course, but more surprisingly, Ruby is apparently this as well, as she's stated to have maxed out her library care on her first day at Beacon. Something even Blake's impressed by.
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  • Call-Back: As stated below, episode one has Roman making a Die Hard shout-out and being criticized for it by Ruby. Episode five has Ruby making a Die Hard reference and being criticized for it by her teammates.
  • Cargo Shipping: In-universe with Ruby and her scythe/sniper rife Crescent Rose. She describes making it as Love at First Sight and even mentions trying to marry it, before the courts put a stop to that.
  • Catchphrase: Ruby of course has "Swear Jar!"
  • Embarrassing Nickname: Glenda Goodwitch is often called Goodbitch by other characters.
  • Fantastic Drug: The Schnee's are involved in the drug trade. Dust, their main money maker and usually as ammunition for weapons, is often used recreationally.
  • Foreshadowing: In episode four, Ruby says her and Crescent Rose will be together forever, unless her secret perspective pans out or she meets a cute Robot Girl, because who could turn that down?
  • Fourth-Wall Observer: Nora is the only character so far that's confirmed to be aware of that she's in an abridge series, which other characters chalk it up to schizophrenia. Though Ozpin does a noticeable aside glance when Glynda brings it up, implying he might be aware as well.
  • "Groundhog Day" Loop: Weiss finds herself stuck in one in Chapter 6 - Grimm-Hog Day, until she can make amends with and accept Ruby as her leader.
  • Hoist By Hi Sown Petard: Yang drags along Ruby to serve as her "wing-man" when meeting/hitting on Blake for the first time... only for Ruby to hit it off with Blake first.
  • Hypocritical Humor: In the first episode, Ruby criticizes Roman for making a a Die Hard reference. But in episode five she uses John Mcclain's iconic catch phrase, "Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker", as she kills the Nevermore. Doubly so, as this is also a Precision F-Strike from a girl who responds to any and all searing with "Swear Jar!".
  • Masochism: It's very heavily implied that the reason Ozpin loves getting under Glynda's skin so much is because he enjoys having her take out her anger on him in bed.
  • Mistaken for Racist: Professor Ozpin is mistaken for racist against Faunus in Grim-Hog Day
  • Nerdy Nasalness: Juane has this.
  • Only Sane Woman: Glynda has the misfortune of being this to Headmaster Ozpin and to a lesser extent other characters. Not helped by the fact that Oz likes to get her riled up for... personal reasons.
  • Potty Emergency: Weiss's plans on not getting called on to fight the Boarbatusk in Professor Port's class again are ruined when she finds herself in one and has to ask him to go to the bathroom.
  • Running Gag:
    • Ruby demanding people put money in her swear jar, whenever they swear within earshot of her. She also often bemoans how her teammates never actually put any money in it.
    • Ozpin screwing up names intentionally to get under peoples', mostly Glynda's, skin.
  • Shout-Out: Many
    • In the first episode we get this exchange from Ruby and Roman:
    Ruby: You must be a pretty bad thief if you get beaten by a little girl.

  • Sure, Let's Go with That: While the future teams RWBY and JNPR are dealing with the problems of the Nevermore and the Death-stalker, Juane asks if anyone has any tranquilizers and Weiss, assuming him meant tranquilizers for personnel use offers to sell him some. But when Blake tries to point out he meant for the Nevermore, Juane responds like he did want them for personnel use and is just trying to play it off like Blake was right.
  • Swear Jar: Ruby has one, as part of the aforementioned running gag. No one really cares.
  • Troll: Ozpin.
    Oz: You want to go to Beacon?
    Ruby: I really do!
    Oz: That would be a no.
    Ruby Wha-t?
    Oz: JK. Pack your things.
    • He especially likes to get Glynda riled up... though that's largely because "enjoys" her taking her anger out on him.
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