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What can be said about Tails Gets Trolled?

Well, it's a crossover webcomic consisting of a multitude of characters from various media, made by a DeviantArtist called lazerbot in 2011, with later involvement by his brother Embergram. The comic starts out simple: a group of trolls start to harass Tails, forcing him to go to his friends for help. Sonic suggests trying to reason with the trolls, but Shadow insists that violence is the only answer. Soon enough, shit goes down and Shadow decides to create "The Troll Slaiyers", a group of people dedicated to killing all trolls. What happens afterward cannot be described in words. It must be seen to be believed.

The comic is currently available the official website. An audio adaptation is currently being recorded as well. Be warned that it gets pretty violent (and, in later chapters, sexual) and consequently should probably be considered Not Safe for Work.

Tropes represented in this series include:

  • Adaptational Badass: The vast majority of the cartoon-character cast, but the biggest example is definitely Wile E. Coyote, who goes from never winning a fight to almost never losing one.
  • Adaptational Sexuality: Although they both crossdressed frequently and had some Ambiguously Gay traits, Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck were definitely not in a relationship in their source material.
  • Adaptational Villainy: Several of the borrowed characters, most notably Mario, Luigi, Chester the Cheetah (Cheeto Man), and Ronald McDonald.
  • Anti-Hero: Shadow is a type IV to V at best.
  • Anti-Villain: Mario and Luigi, do some pretty awful things in the name of defeating the trolls, including screwing the heroes over.
  • Anyone Can Die: According to Lazerbot, no single character is fully safe. The most notable example of this is the case of Sonic getting axed in the 4th chapter.
  • Arc Words: "Pay attention" is said multiple times by The Defenders to Tails. In Chapter 20, Knuckles explains the meaning of the words: if Tails had been paying attention, he'd have realized how messed up The Defenders really are and how they're not the trustworthy good guys they were initially presented as.
  • Armored Closet Gay: Bugs Bunny joins the Troll Slaiyers due to his ability to screw with trolls by crossdressing and kissing them (he's nicknamed "The Gay"), but he mentions that he hates doing so. Later, Bugs confesses that he actually became gay with Daffy.
  • Art Evolution: The series began as really basic MS Paint drawings with flat colors and simplistic backgrounds. And even that wasn't consistent. But only a few chapters in and shading starts getting implemented, alongside various effects like faked motion blur (the Mario vs Luigi fight, for example, looks really good by comparison). In later chapters it reaches the point that it makes you wonder sometimes if you're even reading the same comic; the only thing consistent is Off-Model characters. By Chapter 23, the art is nearly professional-quality, it is unrecognizable as the shitty MS Paint fan-crossover that it started as.
  • Art Shift: One panel or page can have a relatively simplistic style, and then suddenly it can shift into excessively detailed artwork (for a batshit MS Paint comic anyway). Sometimes this is used for dramatic effect, other times the shift in and of itself is a gag, especially when a character is suddenly on-model in a series rife with Off-Model.
  • Author Appeal: Lazerbot seems to enjoy drawing people smoking weed, judging by the number of times it randomly comes up in the comic.
  • Bad People Abuse Animals: The trolls are known to kill dogs for laughs. Typically via rape.
  • Black Comedy Rape: There is a lot of rape in this series, some of which is Played for Laughs. In particular, it's how trolls like to finish off their defeated enemies.
  • Bestiality Is Depraved: It's hinted that Troll Face raped Porkchop's corpse after the trolls killed him, prompting Doug to join the Defenders.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: Most of the characters, almost by necessity but particular note has to go to Rob, the Guy with No Ears, who when buying time for his friends to escape, manages to hold off an army of Trolls singlehandedly. Even Alex the Emo Troll is suitably impressed
  • Big Bad Ensemble: The Troll King, Demaro, and Chester/Cheeto Man all could count.
  • Big Good: Pac-Man is presented as the leader of The Defenders who found the Chosen One Tails and will help train him to defeat the trolls. Except not really, thanks to the horrible truth of the Defenders. He's just a figurehead and a puppet to Cheeto Man like the rest of them.
  • Black-and-Gray Morality: It nosedives into this early on and never really comes out of it.
  • Boom, Headshot!:
    • How Shadow ends the life of several characters, Daffy Duck in particular.
    • This is how the Christians killed Porky's wife and son. by sniping them them both, with one single bullet.
  • Bond One-Liner: A brilliant one from Elmer Fudd after Shadow shoots Daffy Duck.
    Elmer: I didn't know it was duck season!
  • Bond Villain Stupidity: The Awesome Fucking Plan could have actually worked if Shadow hadn't felt the need to gloat to the trolls first.
  • Boring, but Practical: After the failure of the Awesome Fucking Plan, Silver realizes that the only way to make an actually good plan requires throwing out ideas that sound cool but are elaborate or overly violent.
  • Breaking the Fellowship: The aftermath of the debacle known only as the Awesome Fucking Plan, causes Rob and Silver to leave with Elmer Fudd and pursue their own way of stopping the troll invasion because of how disgusted they are with Shadow. Mario leaves cackling about how much of an idiot Shadow is and about how he and the Troll Slaiyers were nothing but tools to him, with Bowser joining the remainder of the group at the end.
  • Breaking the Fourth Wall: We get a dramatic "Meanwhile" cut-away during the invasion of the Troll King base solely so that Troll Face can point out that he's now appeared in this chapter for one panel before cutting back to the fighting. At one point, Underbite Troll's friend Markus complains that his speech bubble is so large it's butting in on Markus' panel.
  • Brick Joke:
    • Sonic tells Tails they don't need to resort to "villains" against the trolls. Much later Tails tells Hello Kitty about it and she makes fun of them getting the word "violence" mixed with that.
    • Rob and Hindo get into a Battle Aura contest that gratuitously makes fun of Dragon Ball Z, but it's just Rob daydreaming. Later Hindo easily kills Rob and the following page is a wall of text with the narrator remarking on how unexpected that was... only for the still daydreaming Rob to be just fine afterwards, remarking he can't keep being careless.
  • Bury Your Gays: Bugs and Daffy.
    • Many Troll's deaths hint this as well, with some crying over their friend's deaths saying how much they loved them or offering sex to be spared.
  • The Bus Came Back: After being killed off in Chapter 13, Garry reappears as a ghost ten chapters later after Wile E. Coyote discovers his physical body and starts using it as a puppet.
  • Butt-Monkey: Like in many other media, Porky Pig has bad luck in this comic. He learns that he has Satanic necromancy powers as he is attending a Christian funeral, he discovers an angry mob killed his parents and cooked them into bacon, and then both his wife and his son are killed in one shot.
  • Calling Your Attacks: As one would expect from a series where all of the battles are heavily inspired by shonen manga.
  • The Cameo: Boyfriend from Friday Night Funkin' made a cameo in one page during Chapter 25, only to get clapped by a boulder to the head.
  • Cerebus Rollercoaster: A drawn-out series of battles with Demaro, then the humor-filled weed party (which would frequently show off some hideously dark flashbacks), then the biggest Wham Episode in the entire series.
  • Cerebus Retcon: The infamous "i'm so mad, I'm gonna go have sex with my girlfriend so I won't be so mad" line. Amy had been avoiding sex with Sonic for a long time due to sexual trauma.
  • Cerebus Syndrome: The comic goes from a simple story of Shadow killing trolls in extremely violent and one sided fights, to an overly complicated and dark (though still hilarious) story with a large cast with different motives and schemes going on.
  • Chekhov's Gag:
    • Knuckles sleeping with Donkey Kong and Rouge the Bat is funny. But later on, Donkey mentions he has the clap. Knuckles knew this, and planned to give Rouge the clap, knowing she was under the thumb of Cheeto Man. This was part of the plan to weaken the Defenders and get all of Cheeto Man's hookers killed in the process.
    • Rob's lack of ears turns out to come in handy when it makes him immune to the Seven Deadly Words.
  • Chekhov's Gun:
    • Elmer Fudd starts dragging a certain pair of corpses around for some reason. He's later established to be a necromancer of all things.
    • When Demaro uses his strings to rip off part of Garry's face, some string was left in his face. He attempts to use this during their battle.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: Donkey Kong returns to join the Troll Slaiyers, and he brought a few friends.
  • Chromosome Casting:
  • Cluster F-Bomb: Everyone in the series swears like the cast of Deadwood. And yet, ironically, the Seven Deadly Words are all censored. The grand prize goes to the c word, which earns a total of five censor asterisks.
  • Covered in Scars: Hello Kitty, of all characters, in a Toplessness from the Back scene.
  • Corrupt Church: The Christan Church. They used to cultivate an army of Neutrals like the Satanists but instead doubled down on their all normal recruitment efforts in recent years. And then, they commit genocide against all Neutrals they can find regardless if they work for the Satanists, and are willing to drag in their innocent family members, including infants, to get at them.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Tails is on the receiving end of one courtsey of Alex in chapter 2. Later on in the story, The Troll King inflicts a brutal one on Sonic, killing him.
    • Wile E. Coyote has Demaro on the defensive pretty much the entire time during their fight, and it's pretty clear that it only lasts that long because Coyote finds it entertaining.
  • Curb Stomp Cushion: Luigi gets killed pretty quickly by the Troll King's Words of Power, but not before he manages to deal the Troll King a permanent and rather painful injury.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Most of them, but Garry's is particularly brutal.
  • Death by Irony: In Chapter 24, Eddy is killed by Troll King by having his jaw broken after mentioning his love for jawbreakers
  • Death of a Child: Porky JR dies by sniper fire.
  • Decoy Protagonist: Subverted. Tails is initially set up as the victim of the story and the Audience Surrogate, but the focus quickly shifts to Shadow who spearheads the Troll Slaiyers and their fight against the trolls. However, the focus then shifts back to Tails around the time The Defenders show up, with Shadow gaining less and less presence in the story. Really, the whole story has an Ensemble Cast with no one protagonist and several relevant factions featuring someone or another who can be called a main character, or someone who seems like one and isn't actually long for this world.
    • Sonic is a straighter example, who's set up as, well, Sonic in the beginning but gets his head ripped off in his first fight with the Troll King.
  • Deus ex Machina: Whether it better fits this trope or the opposite depends mostly on the reader's perspective of the two mutually villainous combatants, but the giant skeletal spinal-cord-worm-dragon-demon...thing that kills Garry arrives with absolutely zero setup and vanishes the second it serves its purpose. It doesn't even look like it comes from the same comic.
  • Dies Wide Open: Sonic.
  • Disposable Sex Worker: Cheeto Guy's prostitutes, whose bodies he unceremoniously dumps in a mass grave.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Where to start? Shadow's solution to Tails getting trolled and to the trolls retaliation is murdering them and committing an act of major terrorism. Sonic is at first rightfully horrified but eventually gives in after the trolls say his girlfriend is a man and a slut. Same thing with the Troll King to a much lesser degree. He was shunned from society and hid a under a bridge 'trolling people'. He was just doing to others what they did to him, up until he conquered a city and destroyed a village in an act of revenge.
  • Dramedy: Believe it or not. Starting in Chapter 4, what begins as a hilariously violent and terribly-drawn webcomic evolves into a shonen-action style series with legitimately heartwrenching moments and badass fight scenes that's also a hilariously violent and and simultaneously terribly-drawn and well-drawn webcomic.
  • Embarrassing Nickname:
    Silver: the money guy is a retarded name call me the smart guy or something
    Luigi: yea i didn't really like the name you gave me the sissy
  • Establishing Series Moment: Although grammatically agonizing and hilariously amateurish from the very beginning, it still comes across like your standard godawful fan comic right up until page 8, where Shadow punches two trolls to the ground then pulls out a knife and brutally murders them both.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Alex the Emo Troll might be a big jerk but he draws the line at murdering your friends and raping dead bodies. After seeing Shadow kill Daffy so that he can intervene and save Mario, then kills Bugs for interfering with his plans, Alex concludes that Shadow is "more fucked up" than the trolls.
  • Evil Versus Evil: The fight between Garry and Demaro.
  • Evil All Along: The Defenders, especially Cheeto Man and the Trix Rabbit.
  • Explaining Your Power to the Enemy: In true shonen anime fashion, characters often drop long paragraphs of exposition about what their powers are and how their attacks work in the middle of combat.
  • Eye Patch After Time Skip: Vector in Chapter 15.
  • Eye Scream: The fat troll on page 8.
    • At the command of Alex, Vector's eye is ripped out by the trolls.
    • In their battle, Mario is blinded after hearing one of the Troll King's seven curse words.
    • Demaro tears his own eyes out and infused them with his strings to stop the hallucinations during the battle with Coyote.
  • Fan Disservice:
    • The Weed Party. Even if you're the kind of person who really enjoys MS Paint drawings of Sonic characters have sex, Amy's depressed, dead-eyed attitude and flashbacks to her sexual trauma make it distinctly unpleasant.
    • The dream sequence in chapter 24. Amy kisses Tails... except she's a zombie and crawling with maggots that she's essentally baby-birding into Tails' mouth.
  • Fat and Skinny: The two trolls that harassed Tails in the beginning.
  • Facial Horror: What happens to Garry at Demaro's hands.
  • Failed a Spot Check: Tails (and likely the reader) repeatedly fails to realize any of the evidence that the Defenders are not good people.
  • Failed Attempt at Drama: Rob gets blown by Hindo into a body of water and tries to hold himself together to uphold his promise to save Fudd from the trolls. He dramatically opens his eye and, on the next chapter, remembers he's still underwater and up against a foe who controls electricity.
  • Failure Is the Only Option: Amusingly, despite what a powerful sorcerer he is in this comic, Wile e. Coyote still fails at killing the roadrunner every single time. He has to call in Shadow and Knuckles to help him actually pull it off.
  • Flowery Insult: Almost everything the trolls say, when it's not being merely crude and juvenile.
    Troll: (to Sonic) Your a fag that likes taking Miracle Whip in the face like a faggot hoe. Your such a retard that sucks on dinosaur nipples.
  • Foreshadowing: Surprisingly subtle, for a comic of this...quality.
    • In the first chapter, Sonic brushes off the trolls' insults and tries to convince Sonic and Tails to ignore them so the situation can be resolved without violence. At least until the trolls start taunting him about Amy's promiscuity instead, whereupon he completely loses it, goes Dark Super Sonic and kills them all. Many chapters later, we find out what happened to Amy, and Sonic's violent anger suddenly makes a lot more sense.
    • Similarly, Sonic (who has been established as fairly close to his canon personality so far) suddenly murders Eggman without provocation, even after Eggman had just helped him locate the troll base. It's hard to feel sorry for Eggman (or blame Sonic) once you find out what Eggman did to Amy.
    • When Kermit and several of the other Defenders often give Tails a Wall of Text in massive exposition as a part of his training, the reader is genuinely expected to either skim through or blow it all off like Tails does, and the Weed Party has several throwaway lines and one moment of silent tension that gets the cast uncomfortably trying to change the topic. This becomes relevant in the following chapters when all hell breaks loose thanks to Knuckles' lies and machinations to undermine Cheeto Man, and everyone was trying to spell out the Defenders' corruption to Tails. You even get panel flashbacks highlighting specific bits of text for the moment.
    • Even before Kermit's hints, the fact that Tails is ambushed and kidnapped by the Defenders can raise some eyebrows.
  • Four Is Death: Chapter 4 kills off FOUR characters: Cream, Emerl, Espio, and Sonic.
  • Funny Schizophrenia: All those years of being constantly trolled by kids have apparently caused the Trix Rabbit to go insane, to the point where he argues with himself whether or not Trix are for kids. He's also has serious trust issues, not to mention that he's prone to stripping himself and running around naked.
  • The Generic Guy: One of Donkey Kong's allies, whose self awareness of his unimportant role is to the point that he doesn't care about his own name enough to tell it to everyone.
  • Giant Space Flea from Nowhere: The Skeletal Worm from Chapter 13 arrives out of nowhere, is not foreshadowed or even directly mentioned in any way, disappears only a few pages after its debut, doesn't even look like something from the same comic, and we never learn where it came from or what the hell it even is. It escapes Big-Lipped Alligator Moment status only by a direct measurable impact on the story when it kills off Garry.
  • Godwin's Law: This bit from chapter 6's Troll off:
    "You literally made Adolf Hitler get off his dick throne in the midst of the flames of hell, walk into the bathroom, and sob quietly in the corner of a shower. He held a bottle of cheap whiskey in his shaking hand, no longer secure in his position as world's least likable human being."
  • Gorn: At first it's just ridiculously over-the-top splatters and crushing. But then things get worse, like Vector getting an eye graphically ripped out, or Cream being burned alive with no Gory Discretion Shot in sight. The further in the chapters you get, the more likely the fate gets gruesomely depicted due to Art Evolution, to the point of maggot-infested piles of gored corpses in one page.
  • Have I Mentioned I Am Heterosexual Today?: Frequently, due to the trolls using accusations of homosexuality as perhaps their most frequent taunt. The most infamous of which is Sonic's line "I'm so mad, I'm going to go have sex with my girlfriend so I won't be mad."
    Underbite Troll's Friend: What my non-homosexual friend said!
  • He Who Fights Monsters: A recurring theme throughout the story:
    • The troll king started off as the victim of Fantastic Racism before his desire to get back at humans lead him to become a real monster.
    • Shadow hates the trolls, but he can be extremely cruel in his own right.
    • Knuckles' plan to destroy the Cheeto Man's criminal empire involves deliberately spreading gonorrhea to prostitutes.
    • Mario and Luigi's drive to kill the trolls make them increasingly hateful and apathetic to collateral damage.
  • Hidden Depths: Rob, who turns out to be Dragonborn.
    • Out of all the neutrals, Wile E. Coyote is the one that is destined for great power.
    • Surprisingly, Knuckles. Despite smoking weed under the belief that it'll make him smarter, he's the only one of the remaining Troll Slaiyers to do something useful which was finding out the location of the troll camps. He also calmly chews out Shadow for wiping out an entire village, saying that he should only take his anger out on the trolls, before leaving the Troll Slaiyers. His lecture is made more poignant when you realize that Knuckles is an easy-going guy, and for him to do so, Shadow has to realize that he just royally hosed up.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Mario and Luigi's first plan to kill the Troll King gives the Troll King a robot arm, which absorbs the fire damage to help him defend against Mario's blue fire attack.
  • I Can't Hear You: A problem for Rob, the guy with no ears. As he is quick to scream out, he can't hear anybody.
  • Informed Attribute: The Neutrals supposed have to remain emotionally empty to keep their powers in check. In practice, they act just like every other character in the comic and just maintain a single facial expression all the time.
  • Just Hit Him: Averted. When the Troll King grabs Sonic in a Neck Lift, he doesn't monologue or start throwing him around. Instead, he just rip's Sonic's head off and tosses it away.
  • Leaning on the Fourth Wall: While Tails is talking to Hello Kitty he mentions how Sonic told him "villains wasn't the answer".
    Hello Kitty: villains? OH... you mean violence, im sorry, continue, im not really sure how you and your friends got violence and villains confused but whatever lol,
  • Massive Multiplayer Crossover: It starts off with just Sonic the Hedgehog characters but quickly goes to work introducing lots and lots of characters from other sources. Nintendo, The Hulk, Batman, Peanuts, Dexter, the Trix Rabbit, Ronald McDonald, Looney Tunes, and League of Legends just to name a few.
  • Mood Whiplash: Hard, around, Chapter 4.
    • Even harder during and surrounding the events of the weed party.
  • Monster Clown: Ronald McDonald.
  • Mundane Solution: How do the Troll Slayers try to find the location of the troll camps? Kidnap a troll and interrogate them, perhaps? Nope - their first move is to just check to see if the answer can be found in an online search, and turns out that it is.
  • My Girl Is Not a Slut: Despite initially being horrified by Shadow's brutal murders of some trolls, Sonic himself completely loses it and kills them himself when they call Amy a slut and a man. It later turns out that there's a very good reason he doesn't take insults about Amy lightly.
  • Neck Lift: Alex grabs Tails by his neck, warns him that he could have broken Tails' neck if he so desired.
  • Necromancer: Elmer Fudd, Wil E. Coyote, Sylvester, Tom, and Porky Pig all have the power to control corpses by shooting strings out of their fingers.
  • New Powers as the Plot Demands: All the characters are constantly whipping out abilities not only that they not only didn't have in the source material but didn't have earlier in this very same comic. The most famous of these moments is almost certainly when Elmer Fudd reveals himself to be a Necromancer.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: Shadow killing the trolls that were harassing Tails ends up sparking the whole troll war.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: The usual result of a battle between the Troll Slayiers and mook trolls. Also what happens to Sonic and his friends when they fight the Troll King. Vector survives this.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: Well, not that there is much of a "standard" for character design, per se, but the Troll King looks jarringly realistic and well-drawn compared to the simplistic heroes, to the extent that he looks like a refugee from a different comic. Especially wacky because his son is just a copy-pasted trollface on a cartoon body.
    • The Skeletal Worm that kills Garry in Chapter 13 is an even bigger example of this. It looks more like a refugee Angel than a character that belongs next to Sonic the Hedgehog, Pac-Man, and Elmer Fudd in a goofy MS Paint fancomic.
  • Nothing Is the Same Anymore: Happens multiple times.
    • For Tails and the main cast, first is Sonic's death to the Troll King, and the second time is when the Defenders are outed as being controlled by the twisted Cheeto Man while Amy dies in the process. Tails' life is irreversibly fucked up at this point and he has no choice but to run.
    • For Wile E. Coyote and his friends, them becoming Neutrals on one really drunken night leads to all hell breaking loose, Porky Pig losing his family and hanging himself in despair, one of the other Neutrals hunting them down obsessively, and being hunted by both Trolls and Christians. Only Wile E. and Elmer Fudd manage to really come to terms with it.
  • N-Word Privileges: Though "ni**er" is one of the Words of Death, Cheeto Man (who talks with a black dialect) uses it liberally.
  • Off with His Head!: How a few characters get killed off, the most important of these being Sonic.
  • One-Hit Polykill: Porky Jr. and Petunia Pig.
  • Our Trolls Are Different: The Trolls are just humans, whose goal in life seems to be to make everyone around them as miserable as possible, by trolling them. With the exception of their leader, the Troll King, who is an actual bridge troll.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: Silver, Rob, and Elmer Fudd disguise themselves with paper Troll Face masks to get into troll territory. Subverted later that it only works once against most trolls and only some very dumb trolls really fall for it, and even then when Silver proves himself in a friendly troll-off while Rob and Elmer say nothing.
  • Pay Evil unto Evil: About the only genuine example of this, and not Disproportionate Retribution, by the heroes against the villains comes when Sonic stabs Eggman In the Back, even after Eggman helped Sonic locate the trolls. Then we find out what Eggman did to Amy...
  • Perfectly Cromulent Word: "embreaded"
  • Protagonist-Centered Morality: In general, the protagonists often do things that make them no better than the trolls. Shadow and Sonic are the biggest offenders. However, as the story goes on this starts to gets subverted a bit as Sonic's attempt at revenge on the trolls leads to him being killed brutally. And after the failure of the fucking awesome plan, Shadow is painted in a much more negative light to the point that even Knuckles calls him out on his brutality.
  • Taking the Bullet: Sylvester jumps in front of a shotgun blast meant for Tom.
  • Rape as Drama: Shortly after she met Sonic, Eggman kidnapped Amy Rose and forced himself on her.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: Chapter 15 gives us the glorious sight of Shadow the Hedgehog knitting. Yes, that Shadow the Hedgehog. Knitting. Dixie Kong even comments that he's "knitting like a granny."
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: The Troll race practically has this as their hat, and them inflicting it on Tails sets the entire plot in motion. Nothing, however, compares to the Underbite Troll's infamous put-down of Silver during their troll-off:
    Underbite Troll: You literally made Adolf Hitler get off his dick-throne in the midst of the flames of Hell, walk into the bathroom, and sob quietly in the corner of a shower. He held a bottle of cheap whiskey in his shaking hand, no longer secure in his position as the world's least likable human being.
  • Reed Richards Is Useless: The Hulk, of all the chartacters. He spends most of the story doing nearly nothing and when he goes to do something it is pretty ineffectual, to the point he even lampshades this at some point:
    Hulk: Fuck this I'm done standing here doing nothing.
  • Rouge Angles of Satin: Lazerbot has an odd tendency to split compound words ("dumb ass", "bull shit", "be side" etc). He also has a tendency to to use "was" instead of "were", "them" instead of "those" and "ill" instead of "i'll"
  • Rule of Funny: The only rule that controls whether Rob, the Guy With No Ears can hear what anyone's saying or not.
  • Spanner in the Works: Sonic doesn't get to do much damage to the trolls on his own. However, his killing of Eggman delays their plans significantly.
  • Senseless Sacrifice: Teemo gets shot out of a cannon to to kill the Trolls by himself. Not only does the plan not make sense, they don't know where the troll base is so he just splats on some mountain. He revives later, so its not as stupid as it seems.
  • Seinfeldian Conversation: Frequently, and to surprisingly entertaining effect. One of the funniest is Tom and Sylvester having an in-depth argument about whether it's weirder to watch porn or not watch porn while launching an attack on the troll base.
  • Seven Dirty Words: The Words of Death are inspired by them, though there are 10 Words of Death and "ni**er" is one of them.
  • Sex for Solace: Averted. After dealing with trolls insulting his girlfriend, Sonic decides to have sex with her to relieve his anger. But Amy, having been raped by Eggman and still in the process of recovering, takes no pleasure from Sonicís impulsive decision and furiously breaks up with him over it.
  • "Shaggy Dog" Story: Knuckles's plan in chapter 10. "what do you mean? my plan was to get high and i did lol hahahah"
  • Shoot the Hostage: Shadow does this to Daffy, in order to save Mario from being killed. It doesn't work out too well, since Bugs destroys Shadow's remote, thus causing Shadow to kill Bugs, too.
  • Shown Their Work: One of the odd things about the series that makes this Web Comic so unique. Histories of each franchise and character remain in the comic's canon, including obscure bits of trivia that pop up from time to time. Like half the moon being destroyed and being Dr. Eggman's hidden base or Porky Pig's wife being Petunia Pig.
  • Soft Glass: Averted. Shadow admits that someone will have to fill the Hulk in on their plan later because he couldn't fit into the tiny room where they're having their meeting, and when Silver makes his escape from the Troll King's castle he gets glass shards in his arm that bleed heavily.
  • Stealth Parody: How some people interpret the comic. While the quality of the artwork and grammar are definitely nothing to be proud of, there are juuuuust enough subtle examples of witty dialogue, Lampshade Hanging, surprisingly good artwork and inconsistently good grammar for some to suspect that Lazerbot is actually fully capable of producing something genuinely good, but chooses not to.
  • Stylistic Suck: Put it this way: if this is, in fact, a Stealth Parody of bad Sonic fanfiction rather than the genuine article, it is a very convincing facsimile.
  • Thanatos Gambit: Knuckles intentionally gets himself infected with the clap so he can spread it to Cheeto Guy's hookers, thus sabotaging his prostitution business. He even describes it to Tails as "suicide by murder".
  • The Stoner: Knuckles and Cheeto Guy are both defined by their heavy usage of marijuana.
  • The Mole: Luigi and Mario. And then Luigi again against the Trolls.
  • Talking Is a Free Action: Abused. Paragraphs upon paragraphs of dialogue can be delivered in single panels in the middle of brutally intense fight scenes.
  • That Makes Me Feel Angry: Sonic says this in Chapter 1 after getting trolled.
    Sonic: I'm so mad, I'm gonna have sex with my girlfriend so I won't be so mad.
  • Token Evil Team Mate: Bowser to the Troll Slaiyers.
  • Too Dumb to Live: What happens when Teemo volunteers to let himself get shot out of a cannon at the trolls? Absolutely nothing, he just anticlimactically splatters into a mountainside and dies.
  • Unknown Rival: Demaro obsesses over killing Coyote in order to become the best necromancer, but Coyote doesn't even remember who he is. Pretty understandable though, as he was really drunk the last time he saw him.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: Porky, who was supposed to be a designated driver to Coyote, Tom, Sylvester, and Elmer during a really drunk night out, is pressured into drinking which leads him to cheating on his wife, and the woman who seduces Porky steals his keys. Without a car to drive home, the gang stumbles into a church where they receive Neutral necromancer powers, which Porky would later accidentally use on the local priest at the man's own funeral service. What results is a bloodbath as Porky's entire family is senselessly and brutally murdered out of spite by his former fellow churchgoers, and Neutrals being hunted for all over again as Porky is swiftly Driven to Suicide.
    • After some bonding between the two, and in spite of all the warning signs, Tails and Hello Kitty have sex. The following day Cheeto Man wants Tails' head on a pike for fucking his wife as a very personal Berserk Button on top of Knuckles' own stunts at the time, only needing him alive because Tails is supposedly The Chosen One, and nearly kills Hello Kitty for her impudence. Tails' life is uprooted, throwing him into the crosshairs of the Defenders as an enemy.
  • Wall of Text: Frequent, and lampshaded. Kermit the Frog in particular is known for these.
  • Walking Spoiler: Cheeto Man.
  • Wham Episode: The fourth chapter counts as one. It features Vector getting his eye ripped out, the shocking deaths of Cream, Espio, Emerl, and Sonic, and the reveal that Mario and Luigi were pitting the heroes and the trolls against each other. This chapter also marks the moment at which the comic takes a much darker turn.
    • The Infamous "Weed Party" starting in chapter 17.
  • Wham Line: Near the end of Chapter 2.
    Shadow: The only reason you got daffy was because someone told you bugs was in our team. So who tipped you off?
    Alex: Why don't you ask luigi?
    Luigi: Yes I told them.
  • Wham Shot: Cheeto Man's Ditch. In Chapter 20

  • What the Hell, Hero?:
    • Silver's reaction due to the aftermath of Shadow the Hedgehog and the Troll Slaiyers Awesome Fucking Plan.
    • Also Shadow's reaction to Knuckles plan to shoot Teemo at the trolls in order to kill them.
    • Shadow gets a major case of this after killing Daffy and Bugs, to the point Alex the Emo Troll calls him out on it. It's the leading cause of why Troll Slaiyers disband
      • Shadow gets a major case of this again when he vaporizes an entire village, believing that it's inhabited by trolls. To his credit, he immediately regrets doing it when Knuckles tells him that it wasn't.
    • Knuckles's plan to destroy the trolls is related to using a cannon to launch Teemo at the trolls so he can go kill them. Teemo ends up being shot into a mountain and getting killed.
      • He gets better.
    • Sonic calls out Shadow for killing the trolls in chapter 1, but Shadow doesn't care.
    • When Mario reveals his fight with Luigi was staged to earn the trolls' trust, Shadow and Vector call him out on it, reminding him Luigi helped kill Sonic and his friends. Mario just turns it around on them, saying they're no less disposable than Daffy and Bugs.
  • World of Ham: It's a cast of badass video game heroes, plus the cast of Looney Tunes, plus a bunch of other people, all of whom are serious combatants, told in the style of a hyper-violent Shōnen manga. What more would you expect?
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: After Eggman helps Sonic locate the trolls, Sonic stabs him In the Back, as revenge for "fucking with (Sonic's) friends."
  • Your Head Asplode: Happens frequently.