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Undertale the Musical is a musical adaptation of Undertale created by Man on the Internet (also known as Alex Beckham). With 41 songs and a diverse cast, it follows the True Pacifist Route of the game.

All of the musical's songs can be found here. The full musical as one video was livestreamed on YouTube and can be found here. Man on the Internet has also made videos for a Genocide package (but not a full musical, as it doesn't contain dialogue between songs), which can be found here. It's followed up by Deltarune The (Not) Musical, a series of songs based off of the soundtrack of Undertale's successor, which can be found here. Similar to the Genocide package, there is no dialogue between the Deltarune songs, and, like the title says, they're not part of a full musical.

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"If you climb along this trail, you will hear the Undertale..."

  • Adapted Out:
    • Mad Dummy does not appear in this musical, and neither does the Dummy in the Ruins; Toriel has Frisk practice with Napstablook instead, and after Undyne destroys the bridge followed by the interlude with Chara and Asriel, Frisk wakes up thanks to Napstablook's phone ringing. Lampshaded in the Creative Closing Credits where the text under the Mad Dummy reads "Sir Not-Appearing-In-This-Musical".
      • Mad Dummy has his own song now, though it's considered a standalone and not officially part of the musical.
    • While most of the other miniboss fights are showcased in the musical (aside from Mad Dummy), the one with Royal Guards 01 and 02 is not. The Creative Closing Credits note, with a sad emoticon, that "no one wanted a song for them".
    • The Temmies also do not have a role in the musical, despite their popularity amid the fandom. One does, however, appear in the artwork for "Reunited".
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  • Adaptational Badass: Mettaton NEO in the Genocide Package. In the actual game he can't attack you, and dies in one hit. Here, he doesn't even give Frisk a chance to attack for most of the battle and puts up a huge fight. He still goes down in one hit but he makes Frisk work for that hit.
  • Adaptational Heroism: Mettaton NEO in Undertale proper is terrified of dying for his own selfish reasons, but is doing it regardless. In Power of Neo in the Genocide Pack has become a true hero to protect monster-kind and gives it his all, accepting his death if it means everyone else survives. And instead of just stalling, here, he actually tries.
    Mettaton NEO: If this is the last time we meet, Then I shall accept my defeat, if it means my people are safe my people are free~!
  • Adaptational Intelligence: In the game, nothing indicates that Lesser Dog and Greater Dog have an intelligence level that's anything more than above average for a regular dog, and neither of them even speak, unlike the other dogs. Here, while the Canine Unit as a whole seem to have suffered a drop in intelligence, both Lesser Dog and Greater Dog seem to be just as intelligent as the other three members, and they both have actual dialogue.
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  • Adaptational Villainy: Muffet. While she's definitely one of the more selfish and aggressive characters in the original game, she did at least reason it with thinking the human killed spiders. Here, she openly admits to wanting to kill them for personal reasons, and even shares her Villain Song with Flowey of all people.
  • All Musicals Are Adaptations: Albeit one that hasn't premiered on stage as an official performance with the cast, though some fans have performed it with Alex's permission (mostly).
  • Always a Bigger Fish: The Fallen pulls this on Frisk, and then Gaster one-ups them.
  • Ambiguous Gender: Frisk and Chara, especially the former. Sans refers to Frisk as "Man" a few times (though that could have been more general) and "attaboy" once during "It's Raining Somewhere",note , and both Frisk and Chara have feminine voices, though they are still generally referred to with gender-neutral pronouns, and Undyne very obviously has no clue what their gender is.
    Undyne: Quit running and face your death like a man... woman... child?
    • Averted with the human SOULs, unlike in canon. The cyan, blue, and green SOULs are female, while the orange, purple, and yellow SOULs are male.
    • Subverted for Deltarune The (Not) Musical, Kris is decidedly masculine unlike how the character in the game proper is left ambiguously gendered. Alex noted elsewhere that this is his own personal interpretation of the character, and made it very clear he won't tolerate anyone fighting him or others about it on his videos, since it can be a volatile topic.
  • Anti-Climax: The Genocide Package seemed poised to end like this. Following the blood pumping rendition of "Megalovania", "But Nobody Came" is a slow, ominous, minimalist tune that drives home the sensation of empty victory the Genocide run brings. However, it ends up subverted by "Dark Darker Yet Darker", which sends off the Genocide Package with a chilling yet awesome confrontation with Dr. Gaster that brings about a Bittersweet Ending. Double Subverted, however, since since "Dark Darker Yet Darker" was not included in the full Genocide package video, strongly indicating it's not canon to the story.
  • Art Shift:
    • Waterfall uses CGI art rather than the usual 2D art.
    • Battle Against a True Hero intersperses the gameplay footage of the Undyne the Undying battle from the game proper with footage of the fight from a classic Doom mod of the Genocide path.
  • Arc Words:
    • "End this sorry tale" pops up in several songs, with several variations.
    • "So much blood, so much pain." sung at several points by Asgore to the opening bars of "Bergentrückung". Lampshaded and poked fun at in the credits of the full musical where Asgore's credits text says "Sang that motif like 50 times".
  • Artistic License: In the Genocide Package, Frisk is using a knife the entire way through, despite the Real Knife being unobtainable until New Home and the Toy Knife being quickly outclassed. However, on top of this discrepancy being common in fanart anyway, some of the boss fight artwork would have been less dramatic if they were shown with the weapons the player would conceivably be using at that point in the game—just try imagining Frisk fighting Undyne the Undying with ballet shoes or Mettaton NEO with either a frying pan or Pistol-Whipping.
  • Badass Boast: "Dark Darker Yet Darker" contains a few good ones by Gaster.
    Gaster: I will stop your evil plan,
    I've become a boogeyman
    Haven't you heard to beware
    the doctor who speaks in hands?
  • Basso Profundo:
    • Asgore. He hits an A in the C1 Octave in the opening for "Bergentrückung".
    • Steel (Sans) hits some very low notes in parts of "Megalovania."
  • Big Bad: As in the game, Flowey/Asriel is the main villain, and even gets an expanded role to showcase that.
  • Bittersweet Ending: The Genocide Package, contrasting its status in the game. Dr. Gaster appears after Chara makes their "deal" and emerges victorious, with the implication in Gaster's lyrics that the world will be restored and reset without Chara reviving, however, because of Chara being consumed by the void, a reset is likely to not include Frisk, meaning the sad saga of the underground will repeat again in the future with another 7th child. May be subverted, however, since "Dark Darker Yet Darker" was not included in the full Genocide package video, strongly indicating it's not canon to the story.
  • Bloodstained Glass Windows: Depicted per the game, commented on in the lyrics to "Megalovania"; when it comes to a fight against Sans near the end of the Genocide package, he refers to "defiling this sacred place" in his efforts to stop the Fallen.
  • Breaking the Fourth Wall: Sans does this quite often, true to the game, but Papyrus also joins in the fun during "Bonetrousle" and "Let's Dating Love."
    Papyrus: STOP PLAGUING MY LIFE WITH INCIDENTAL MUSIC!
    Sans: you gonna tell that to the orchestra? [under] you calling them incidental?
    Papyrus: [over] I KNOW THERE'S AN ORCHESTRA, IT'S NOT INCIDENTAL!
    • Also Chara/The Fallen's speech at the end of the Genocide package.
  • The Character Died with Him: Played with In-Universe. After Mettaton NEO's death in the Genocide package, Alex, Mettaton's voice actor, is absent from the Patreon slide.
  • Colour-Coded for Your Convenience: When the 6 human souls start singing different lines in Your Best Nightmare, the subtitles have the colour(s) of the soul(s) that sing them.
  • The Comically Serious: Most of the artwork shows Frisk with the same flat expression they have in the game, resulting in this effect in certain scenes like Mettaton's opera or Undyne's cooking lesson.
  • Composite Character: In addition to filling their own role from the game, Napstablook also takes the place of the training dummy in the ruins.
  • Compressed Adaptation: Hotland and the Core are merged into one location; while the latter's song is used, monsters from the former are shown to represent it in the artwork and the endslate for the song (though one of the Core's monsters, Astigmatism, does show up in the artwork for "For the Fans").
  • Contralto of Danger: Undyne is voiced this way, with a hefty dose of Hot-Blooded thrown in too.
  • Creative Closing Credits: The text underneath each monster in the first part of the credits is altered, and the "Special Thanks" part is used to credit the cast, crew, patrons, and other contributors of the musical.
  • Crowd Song: Parts of "Death by Glamour" and "Spear of Justice" fit into this.
  • Curbstomp Battle:
    • Gaster dishes one out to the Fallen. Not once in the 'fight' does the Fallen get anything resembling meaningful offense in against him.
    • As in the game, Asgore in the Genocide package goes down in a single hit to a sneak attack.
  • Curb-Stomp Cushion: Mettaton NEO still goes down in one hit, but unlike in the game proper, that one hit doesn't come easy, and some of the text implies he still manages to wound Frisk.
  • Curse Cut Short: In Mad Dummy's standalone song:
    Mad Dummy: Rage twitch! Rage itch! Time to die, you little-
    Chorus: DUMMY!
  • Dark Reprise: As well as songs that were already dark reprises in the game (such as "Waterfall" for "Ruins"), "Metal Crusher (Reprise)" is a semi-tone lower than the earlier number in the musical and covers the moment where Mettaton reveals that everything in Hotland apart from the spiders was set up by Alphys before turning on her and trying to kill the human for real.
    • The Genocide Package dips into this a fair amount. For example, "Ruined" is a slower, more somber version of "Ruins", to accommodate for the fact that the main character is now slaughtering everyone.
    • Floweytale is this for Undertale, as Flowey tells how he descended into madness overtime and his breakdown when he realizes he's not safe from you.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Gaster's response to being stabbed? "I can see you didn't miss me."
  • Death Song: "Undertale" for Chara and Asriel. "His Theme" is a variation, as it involves Asriel knowing he is about to revert back to Flowey, and notes that his time is nearly up. "For the Fans" is another variation, since even though Mettaton isn't dying, but simply losing his battery power, the Ominous Visual Glitches certainly make it come off like he's dying.
    • As for the Genocide package, specific characters get specific songs, including "DeTermination" for Toriel, "Papyrus Believes in You" for Papyrus, and "Ruined", "Evacuate" and "But Nobody Came" for the monsters.
  • Dragged Off to Hell: It's implied that Gaster does this to the Fallen at the end of the Genocide Package, dragging them back to the Void with him.
  • Eldritch Abomination: Omega Flowey's status as one is played way straighter than even the game thanks to the visuals presented.
    • W. D. Gaster could count as this as well, considering his Mind Screw of a fight.
  • Evil Is Hammy: Flowey really lets loose the ham when he's not being Faux Affably Evil, particularly as Omega Flowey where he's very clearly Drunk with Power and enjoying every minute of it.
  • Failed a Spot Check: The K-9 unit of the Royal Guard has a bad habit of this, as them losing sight of the human is a Running Gag throughout the "Dogs Approaching" segment.
    Sans: it's right there.
    Dogs: Oh...
    Papyrus: THEY'RE EVEN WAVING! HOW DO YOU MISS THAT?
    Doggo: Don't ask questions you don't want to know the answer to...
  • Filk Song: Every single song of the musical by default.
  • Funny Background Event:
    • In the background of one of the flashback scenes of "Undertale", one of the angry villagers is wielding an entire barrel of alcohol.
    • One scene in "Reunited" shows Temmie in the background, upside-down and in the air.
  • Giant Space Flea from Nowhere: Gaster appears in a bonus track after the Genocide Package.
  • Given Name Reveal: "My name... is FRISK!"
  • Gratuitous German:
    • "Bergentrückung" includes the title in its lyrics, mostly in the background.
    • In "DeTermination", the deceased Ruins monsters sing "Halte dich fest an deiner Entschlossenheit" (which roughly means "hold fast your determination") in the background.
  • Harsh Vocals: Parts of "Megalovania" have Steel practically roaring with a Type 1 or 2 Metal Scream.
  • Heroic Mime: Frisk doesn't say a word through most of the musical despite being a main character. The silence is finally broken by "Hopes and Dreams", and they subsequently hold a full two-sided conversation with Asriel.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Gaster kills the Fallen Child by making them impale themselves on their own knife.
  • Incoming Ham: Mettaton makes his grand entrance by bursting through the wall and shouting "HEEERE'S METTATON!"
  • Ironic Echo: In Your Best Nightmare, Flowey has the line, "Dance to my puppet strings." At one point after the human souls rebel against him, they sing, "Now dance to our puppet strings."
  • I Will Show You X: When Papyrus tries to get the human to do all of Undyne's more romantically minded ideas with Alphys rather than just say hi to them because it'd be 'flattering'. Undyne's response is 'I'll show you flattery' and apparently giving him the 'Flattery Suplex'.
  • Large Ham: Mettaton. Alex absolutely nails it. Undyne is no slouch, either.
  • Last-Second Word Swap: A subtle one appears in "Dogs Approaching":
    Where'd the human run off to? / Weren't you keeping watch?
    No, this snow is freaking awesome! / Can I sniff your— What?!
    • While more of a "Last Second Sentence Swap", Undyne's line when she's chasing the human and the human hides in some tall grass counts.
    "If it weren't for that grass, I'd kick your— ...I mean... If it weren't for that grooty, I'd kick your booty! Don't ask me what a grooty is!"
    • The standalone song "Dummy!" contains one, courtesy of the background chorus.
    All of this yelling
    Screaming and swelling
    You, little human, can go straight to Hell-ing!
    Rage twitch! (Dummy!)
    RAGE ITCH!!! (Dummy!)
    Time to die, you little— (Dummy!)
  • Leaning on the Fourth Wall: A few of the lines dip into this territory, including one that needed an annotation.
    Undyne: Hey there human— woah! Did you get a new phone? The signal sounds like I'm right there with you!
    [cue brief pop-up that reads "the joke is that on stage, she probably is"]
  • Letting the Air Out of the Band: Appears when Papyrus gets a call from Undyne after explaining how she isn't likely to take his friendship with a human well.
  • Lyrical Dissonance: The background music for most of Flowey's songs sound like they belong in a children's TV Show. The lyrics most certainly do not.
  • Mad Hatter: Downplayed, one lyric of "Dark, Darker, Yet Darker" implies that Gaster, following his return from the CORE, might not be entirely there mentally speaking. He doesn't mind, though.
    Gaster: The doctor is insane. I have bugs in my brain. But the truth still remains: you won't be entertained.
  • Meaningful Echo: Several:
    • In "Death By Glamour", Mettaton says that he feels like the love of his fans is giving him wings to fly from the underground. In "Power of Neo", he sings "Raising my face to the sky, giving me wings and the power to fly" in reference to his genuine determination, strength and true heroic desire to protect everyone.
    • In the Pacifist Route, part of "Spear of Justice" has Undyne say "Real heroes never fear, real heroes laugh at death", which sorta drove home her hammy personality since it really wasn't that dire. In "Power of Neo", Mettaton reprises this line in a much more solitary and serious tone to emphasize his brave last stand.
    • In "CORE", lyrics say "Through the fires and the flames you will see something very strange". While it talks about the monsters hunting the human for Mettaton, Gaster rephrases these lines as "Through the fire and the flames they've forgotten my name". Quite fittingly, since the musical establishes that Gaster fell into the CORE.
    • In "Your Best Friend", Flowey sings at one point "You fell down now I'll have fun." Gaster repeats this in "Dark, Darker, Yet Darker", doubling as a Stealth Pun.
  • Mind Screw: Gaster's confrontation with the Fallen is made of these, highlighting that Gaster might have returned but not as something remotely resembling what he once was. The biggest one is when the Fallen Child seems to have landed a killing blow, only for it to be revealed they somehow impaled themselves.
  • Mood Whiplash:
    • Almost immediately after the intense, upbeat, and very hammy "Death By Glamour", we get the slow, emotional "For the Fans", which has all the trappings of a Death Song except for the fact that Mettaton technically isn't dying.
    • Directly following "Reunited", a slow song that somberly echoes the various themes of the musical and concludes the story, is the upbeat "Bring it in, Guys", which is, to paraphrase Alex himself, "the cheesiest curtain call ever."
    • Happened several times in the Genocide Package livestream, First, Megalovania was replaced with one of the previously seen parody videos. Then, after the Genocide Package's depressing ending, we got a viewing of "Undertale the Musical Except It Gets Faster And Abuses Your Senses." And then, the first Judgement Hall scene is replaced with the real Megalovania at normal speed.
  • Movie Bonus Song: The full version of the musical features one more song that wasn't included in the initial playlist: "Last Goodbye," sung by Asriel over the special thanks.
  • The Musical: No, really?
  • Musicalis Interruptus: The second performance of "Bergentrückung"; Asgore performs it in full the first time around, but the second time, since Frisk is now on the True Pacifist route, he only makes it through the intro before Toriel cuts him off with a fireball.
  • No-Sell: The Fallen slices Gaster in half, but he barely seems to notice and just reforms.
  • Oblivious to Love: Undyne could not possibly be more blatant about her crush on Alphys, but Alphys is convinced Undyne only thinks of them as friends. Undyne, for her part, also thinks her feelings are a big secret, but even Papyrus notices.
  • Oblivious to His Own Description: An example that's not Played for Laughs. One of the verses in "Hopes and Dreams" has Asriel taunting Frisk, beginning with "You think you are something special? You're just a kid playing pretend!" Frisk then proceeds to turn the exact same verse against him.
  • Ominous Visual Glitch: In "For the Fans", as Mettaton gives his final speech, the visuals and audio start glitching, getting worse as he continues speaking, as a way of showing that he's running out of battery life.
  • Opening Chorus: "Once Upon a Time".
  • Overly Long Gag: Shortly after Mettaton's introduction, Alphys repeatedly goes back and forth into her bathroom 3 times for about 5 minutes. To fill in the time, Frisk tries out their new phone, and Muffet makes her inexplicable debut.
  • Overly Narrow Superlative: At one point in the fight against Papyrus, he mentions that it's the longest a human has ever lasted against him. Sans immediately points out that the fallen human is the only one he's met so far.
  • Papa Wolf: Part of Gaster's reason for attacking the Fallen is to avenge Papyrus and Sans, his sons. He succeeds.
    Gaster: You fell down, now I'll have FUN, for the sake of everyone, to avenge my fallen sons, YOU CAN'T STOP WHAT HAS BEGUN!
  • Parental Love Song: "Home" is one of these from Toriel's point of view; the lyrics are reprised in "Reunited" as a duet between Frisk and Toriel, with some contributions from Asgore.
  • Patter Song: A lot of Mettaton's lyrics, especially those in "Metal Crusher" are sung incredibly quickly, with impeccable diction and timing.
  • Pragmatic Adaptation: A lot of elements from the game are changed or outright removed to fit with the more streamlined, movie-like feel of a musical. For instance, the audience is shown Asriel right from the start, though it's not clear who he is until the climax. Flowey also has more of a presence as the main villain. Incidental characters like the Dummy are cut, allowing characters like Napstablook to have a slightly larger role. Lines referring to the story as a "game" are changed to refer to it as a "show." Most notably, the Multiple Endings thing is removed almost entirely, but Resets are not — so we only see the most common "Neutral-Pacifist" ending and the Golden Ending, as the musical only covers the Pacifist route. Also, the Reset is presented as the video rewinding backwards instead of resetting a game file.
  • Pungeon Master: Toriel has more of this than in the game.
    • And Sans, of course.
  • Reality Warper: Gaster seems to be this, throwing the Fallen Child through a Mind Screw series of dimensions and somehow making them stab themselves.
  • Red Baron: The Mountain King for Asgore.
  • Set Right What Once Went Wrong: The sole reset shown is Frisk going back in time to try and get the Golden Ending after missing a part of it the first time around.
  • Shout-Out:
    • The song for the date with Papyrus is called "Let's Dating Love". Likewise, the songs for the Undyne and Alphys dates are called "Let's Dating Fight" and "Let's Dating Nerd", respectively.
    • One of the lines in "CORE" is "Through the fire and the flames/You will see something very strange".
    • Starting halfway through "Spider Dance", the chorus starts repeating the words "will you, won't you, won't you join the dance?" over and over. This is also the refrain from the Lobster Quadrille.
    • Mettaton's entrance, shouting "HEEEEEEERE'S METTATON" while breaking through a wall, is a reference to The Shining.
    • When the elevator Frisk boards between "Mettaton Medley" and "Metal Crusher Reprise" moves, you can see the words "Gotta go fast" on the sign on the left.
    • At one point in "Battle Against a True Hero", Undyne refers to herself as the Blade of Evil's Bane.
    • "Dark Darker Yet Darker" includes the line "Welcome where time stands still, no one leaves, no one will," paraphrasing "Sanitarium" by Metallica.
  • Shrug of God: Mentioned by name by Alex on Tumblr when asked why Asgore says "I have seen my son again at the end of the musical.
  • Stealth Pun:
    • Gaster comments that the Fallen Child "didn't miss [him]." Meaning the Fallen wasn't sad that he was gone... and also that they literally didn't miss him, since they landed a hit on him.
    • Later on, Gaster sings "You fell down now I'll have FUN", alluding to Gaster's connection to the game's "Fun" value.
  • The Stinger: The end of every video has the main subject of the song advise the viewer to subscribe and turn on notifications.
  • Stylistic Suck: The art for "When's Megalovania?" as it's not part of the musical - it's a joke song in response to those who keep asking for Megalovania even though the musical is about the Pacifist Route.
  • Sudden Downer Ending: Zig-zagged. Gaster manages to resurrect himself to stop the Fallen after the end of the Genocide Package and succeeds... but the full Genocide Package video does not include "Dark Darker Yet Darker", heavily implying it's not canon to the package.
  • Suddenly Voiced: During "Hopes and Dreams", Frisk actually starts singing, having spent the entire musical being silent until that point. They then sing for the rest of the songs as well as appear for The Stinger for "Reunited".
  • Summon Backup Dancers: During "Bonetrousle", "BRING OUT THE BACKUP DANCERS!"
  • Take That!: Underfell the Musical. Literally the entire video is an abridged retelling of the play but with all vocals turned down, the color pallet resembling something out of a Virtual Boy game, and shoehorning Megalovania at the end at where the Judgement Hall scene would be. The description says it all:
    Wow look at how original, creative, and "great" an idea this is, I sure do enjoy "Literally just Undertale but everyone is evil and has no recognizable character traits anymore, except it doesn't matter, the only ones we focus on are Sans and Papyrus because I, as an adolescent writer of AUs and fanfic, want to explore my sexual awakening through these fictional skeletons but only if they're edgy and don't resemble the original in any way." And now, the Man on the Internet presents - a musical that is boring, and goes completely against what Undertale tried to teach!
  • Then Let Me Be Evil: "Star". See Villainous Lament below.
  • They Called Me Mad!: Comes up in "Your Best Nightmare":
    Flowey: Everyone said I'm insane / EVERYBODY DIES IN PAIN
  • Things Man Was Not Meant to Know: Gaster implies he knows a few of them.
  • Took a Level in Dumbass: The Snowdin K9 unit, compared to the original. They could be neutralized fairly easily in the game, note  but in this, they're almost ridiculously incompetent. See Failed a Spot Check above to see just how bad they are. Even PAPYRUS gets fed up with their lack of professionalism.
  • Triumphant Reprise:
    • "Fallen Down (Reprise 2)". The first rendition was loving, as Toriel welcomed Frisk to the Ruins and offered to be their guide, but the first reprise was very bittersweet as the two parted ways; the second reprise has them finally meeting again.
    • "Reunited" is one of these for both "Home" and "Once Upon a Time".
  • Villainous Breakdown: Asriel gets hit with a bit of Sanity Slippage in the middle of "Hopes and Dreams", as the song itself drops all rhythm and melody while Asriel takes a dip into Omnicidal Maniac territory:
    "Don't you understand, Chara? I am the God of Hyperdeath! IT'S KILL OR BE KILLED! AND EVERYONE WILL DIE AT MY HAND! [beat] Why are you still standing? WHY ARE YOU STILL TRYING TO STOP ME, CHARA?!"
  • Villainous Lament:
    • While "Bergentrückung" is a pretty epic Villain Song, it also highlights Asgore's status as an Anti-Villain with him at one point lamenting how he'd love to spare the human and live with them and Toriel as a family, but he's come too far to stop now and expressing his guilt over his actions.
    • "Star" from the Genocide Package expresses Chara’s troubled emotional state. They state that at some point, they tried to be good, and yet their best efforts (their Thanatos Gambit) failed. They have lost all hope of finding redemption and a happy ending. In LOVE and their mindless march towards oblivion, Chara finds agency and an escape from their pain.
    Chara: No hopes, no dreams, I have nothing. Death is all that can define me.
  • Villain Song: Quite a few. Flowey gets "Your Best Friend" and a reprise, "Your Best Nightmare", and shares "Spider Dance" with Muffet. Asgore gets "Bergentrückung". Asriel gets "Hopes and Dreams". The villainy of Undyne and Mettaton is debatable, especially since they become friendly later in the story, but Undyne has "Spear of Justice", and Mettaton, being Mettaton, gets two renditions of "Metal Crusher", the "Mettaton Medley", and "Death By Glamour". In the Genocide Package, Chara gets "Star".
  • "The Villain Sucks" Song: "Dark Darker Yet Darker" is basically one by Gaster to the Fallen, when it's not being a Badass Boast and "I Am" Song, especially towards the end.
  • Walking Spoiler: The fact that Gaster's included in the Genocide package at all is a HUGE twist.
  • Wham Line: "Hopes and Dreams" initially seems like it's going to be another song primarily sung by the current villain (Asriel, in this case) until:
    • And from the final song of the Genocide package, "But Nobody Came" or more accurately from the aftermath of the song in the video...
    The Fallen Child: We sang about it. We celebrated their deaths. With views. With likes. With comments. With shares. With subscriptions.
    • Heck, the first line out of The Fallen is a shock on its own because of how they sound. Nobody expected to hear that.
    • One to end them all in "Dark, Darker, Yet Darker."
    W.D. Gaster: (Evil Laugh) I'm baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack...! I can see you didn't miss me.
  • Wham Shot:
    • In the titular song "Undertale", we see Asriel getting gutted by one of the villagers while he was trying to fulfill a promise. Anyone that played the game knows what happens to this character, but that doesn't stop this from being shocking since we never actually SEE it happen in the game.
    • If you didn't catch the video playbar for "Power of NEO" as your hint that this song wouldn't be like the Foregone Victory Mettaton NEO fight in the game proper, then Mettaton shouting "2.0!" before spotlights cover the battle screen makes it clear that Frisk is gonna have to work a lot harder for this victory.
    • Gaster's signature font appearing and then him rising up behind the Fallen.
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