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Webcomic / Ask Drunk Chara

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Ask Drunk Chara is a fanmade ask-blog/webcomic based on Undertale. It takes place several years after the True Pacifist ending, with Frisk, Chara, and Asriel (the latter two having been revived in the intervening time) now being young adults.

The story mainly focuses on Chara, who (as you would expect) has garnered a love of alcoholic beverages. Chara's antics act as natural fodder for humor, except when they don't. Also featured is Chara's crush on Frisk, Asriel Streemurr, Core Frisk, and more.


There are several dubs across YouTube, but the most popular (not to mention officially sanctioned) is by Starbot Dubs.

Warning: Unmarked Undertale Spoilers below.

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  • The Alcoholic: There's not really anything to say here.
  • Alcohol-Induced Idiocy: A common result of the blog's very premise. According to a flashback, Frisk was susceptible to this as well (despite only having two shots).
  • All Just a Dream: The apparent finale of the brief paper-based Art Shift, though Asriel keeping the beard drawn on him indicates otherwise.
  • Alternate Self: Frisk and CORE!Frisk. The Ask Frisk and Company crossover features Drunk!Chara encountering AFAC!Chara, with horrifying results.
  • Art Shift: While both Chara and Frisk were in Ask Frisk and Company, leaving Asriel alone to run things, a magic anon temporarily made the comic be drawn on paper.
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  • Ambiguous Gender: Averted for both Frisk and Chara: both of them are biologically male, but identify as nonbinary (though they have no objections to being addressed with male pronouns).
  • Better as Friends: Frisk's decision after Chara's Kissing Under the Influence moment. At least for the time being.
  • Brick Joke: One asker submitted a bottle of alcohol with Frisk's name on it, saying it was "Chara's favorite." Some time later, during a flashback to Frisk's only time drunk, the specific brand MK picked out for them had their name as a brand. Frisk was confused both times.
  • Canon Immigrant: Core Frisk, originally created by this individual.
  • Celibate Hero: Asriel is canonically aromantic.
  • Cerebus Rollercoaster: The story likes to swap between funny alcoholic antics and angst. A general rule of thumb is that if the story is exploring Chara's reasons for drinking, it's going for angst.
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  • Creator Provincialism: Some early blogs explicitly state the story — and for that matter, the source material itself — takes place in Argentina. Incidentally, Hawker is Argentine.
  • Crossover: Did one with Ask Frisk and Company, in which Drunk Chara (literally) stumbles into the AFAC universe.
  • Does Not Like Spam: Contributing to the growing Undertale meme, Drunk Chara is yet another Chara who dislikes white chocolate with a passion.
  • Downer Ending: Frisk tries to intervene in a fight between a human and a monster just after a date Chara took them on to try to ease their stress from being Ambassador in the first place. Chara dies keeping Frisk from being hurt. Immediately afterward Frisk Resets the last few years to when Chara was first revived, rendering every bit of progress throughout the series naught save for Frisk's memory of it. Worse, a conversation with Sans reveals this wasn't the first time Chara died and Frisk had to reset, and it's likely not going to be the last. Thankfully, it does have something of a Hope Spot for the very finale.
  • Fourth-Wall Mail Slot: Naturally, since this is an ask blog. Core!Frisk acts as an in-universe filter for the mail slot, which is how they join the cast proper.
  • The Fourth Wall Will Not Protect You: Inverted, some of Chara's nosedives into depression are triggered by multiple askers judgmentally and self-righteously reminding them of their more depraved actions as both a child and during the Genocide route. Less severe are some of the posters who actually mail Chara exotic alcoholic brands.
  • The Gadfly: A few of the askers step into this category with their actions, from sending Chara a lot of alcohol (to the point where all gifts ended up being rerouted elsewhere), to delivering harsh lectures in order to get Chara to start drinking (and presumably get into drunken hijinks as a result).
  • Hostile Show Takeover: After getting drunk himself, Flowey hijacks the blog both in and out of universe. (Even the URL was changed briefly, though changed back quickly to prevent it from being hijacked...and then altered again, with another blog created to keep the original URL safe.)
  • Incredibly Lame Pun: When Asriel is debating what to do with his new beard, one ask suggests he get a "GOAT-ee." Naturally, this is immediately blamed on Sans.
  • Kissing Under the Influence: Chara confessed their feelings to Frisk and kissed them while drunk. Then immediately passed out.
  • Mood Whiplash: Asriel reverting to Flowey is suitably shocking and frightening at first...then it turns out that this happens regularly and he acts like it's nothing more than an inconvenience.
  • Naked on Revival: When Asriel regenerates from Flowey, he has no clothes.
  • No Antagonist: Overall, at least. As one anonymous asker puts it, "Chara's crippling depression/alcoholism is the villain". (The closest examples are AFAC!Chara, whose actions only occurred on their own native comic outside this one, and the briefly appearing Underfell Sans, who's Laughably Evil at best.)
  • The Omniscient: Core!Frisk, a Frisk from one universe where attempting to reset at the same time they fell into the CORE resulted in their soul getting scattered across time and space, making them omnipresent. They decided to use this power to start a "Dumb Ask Disposal Service," which is how they were introduced to Ask Drunk Chara.
  • Real Life Writes the Plot: Played for Laughs regarding the Art Shift mentioned above. The reason? Hawker's computer was fried, preventing her from making any more digital art until she could buy a new one. The anon made the shift to hand-drawn style so as to keep the comic going in the meantime.
  • Reality Ensues: After Chara's drunken antics land them in an alternate universe, ultimately causing them to get possessed by an evil alternate version of themself, of course Toriel and Sans would start being far more protective of them and make Grillby cut them off. But on the flip side of the trope, Chara's alcoholism still isn't helped, so they just sneak around them to seek alcohol from other sources.
  • Relationship Upgrade: Two happen literally back to back: Frisk and Chara get together, and Sans and Toriel announce their wedding.
  • Self-Harm: Apparently something Chara was susceptible to in the past. In many cases, they have visible cutting scars on their arms whenever their sleeves are rolled up.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Asriel after reverting to Flowey.
  • Wham Shot: After Chara gets attacked by some thugs from the bar they were at, Asriel shows up, gets punched...and starts to melt. The very next update ends with him reverting to Flowey.

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