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Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_mobile_ad_1'); })In most media, the average badass is usually a hairy-knuckled brawler unfamiliar with the finer things in life, but not this guy. Like his Trope-brother the Cultured Warrior, the Cultured Badass knows how to be sophisticated, is an expert on gourmet food and art, and knows how to behave himself at a formal affair. In short, he knows how to be a gentleman but he also knows how (and when) to kick your ass.
Just because he enjoys La Bohème and can tell the difference between bottles of 1938 and 1941 Moët et Chandon from the taste sound of it being poured doesn't mean he won't beat you to death with them. Get on his bad side and you will live to regret it if you are lucky. (If you're unlucky, you won't live at all.) In either case, he will fight like a gentlemannote Meaning that he follows the code of Old-School Chivalry, issues a proper challenge to duel, and allows you to properly prepare yourself before beating you senseless with a table leg.
Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_mobile_ad_2'); })Similar to Cultured Warrior, except he's not in the military (though he might be a veteran). Sometimes he's a Badass Bookworm or Genius Bruiser, though not necessarily. Sometimes he's a Warrior Poet, though there's often nothing spiritual about his love of culture...he just likes the finer things. When he's evil (or better, Affably Evil), he's Wicked Cultured and when he's nice or a good guy, he's a Gentleman and a Scholar.
If a woman is a Cultured Badass, she's usually either a Lady of War or Silk Hiding Steel, but this is not always the case.
See also Pop-Cultured Badass.
Compare/Contrast Boisterous Bruiser.
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The Penguins of Madagascar: Has Burt the Elephant, a soft-spoken and normally gentle creature, Burt has a love for Victorian literature (specifically Dickensian) and was thrilled at the idea of participating in a Dickensian Christmas. As well as being an accomplished artist, who dreamed of having one of his works hung in a museum. He's also well, a gigantic elephant.
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In The Suicide Theory, Steve is a deranged hitman who has no problem killing anyone for money, but he is a big fan of opera and the works of Voltaire.
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Holmes in Sherlock Holmes (2009) is quite cultured; he just refuses to live up to the image and prefers the drunk/wasted/stoned eccentric genius style.
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Louis, one of the new characters introduced in The Walking Dead: The Final Season. Despite having been alone with his schoolmates for nearly eight years at this point he's not gone nearly so Lord of the Flies as the rest of the group, possessing a strong passion for classical music and seeming to have at least a passing interest in literature, too. He's also so accustomed to killing zombies by this point that he'll cheerfully walk into a crowd of them with very little apparent concern. Averted to a degree when it turns out that he's pretty quickly undone by violent encounters with human enemies, and regardless of your choices will end up with Heroic BSoD for a while after his confrontation with the raiders.
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The Hiimdaisy webcomic ups the ante by having him sing before even fighting.
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Dragon Age:
Despite appearances, Sten from Dragon Age: Origins. The man is a true lover of art, as well as soft-spoken intellectual, despite being a Proud Warrior Race Guy the size of a refrigerator. Though his pseudo-Confucian life philosophy makes him rather stiff-necked with some issues, like women fighting and leading in combat though the last is a case of Deliberate Values Dissonance as women are expected to administrate and teach in his culture while the men handle the martial aspects.
Hawke from Dragon Age II has an expansive library in their estate, maintains a personal diary, and is shown to be perfectly capable of dealing with the aristocracy of Kirkwall. In their spare time, they regularly battle Blood Mages, slay High Dragons, and end a city-wide invasion by taking down the Qunari Leader in honourable single-combat. In Legacy they even defeat an Ancient Tevinter Magister who was one of the first Darkspawn.
Dragon Age: Inquisition allows the Inquisitor to become one of these increasingly throughout the game. Every time the Inquisition itself levels up in influence, the player can select a perk; four of these are Knowledge perks which increase the character's understanding of politics, magic, history, and underworld activity. Taking these opens up additional dialogue options, as well as increasing the amount of XP which can be earned by finding codex entries in the game. On top of that, there are several in your main party:
Vivienne is a prominent member of the Orlesian court, who can cut you down as easily with a few choice words, as she can with her spells.
The Iron Bull, despite his appearance, is actually a very accomplished spy with extensive tactical skills, who can hold his own against the resident Smart Guy in a game of mental chess.
Dorian comes from a high ranking family of the Tevinter Imperium, spends most of his free time reading in the library, and happens to be a very talented necromancer
Returning character Varric is a merchant prince, commands a spy network, and writes crime serials and romance novels. He also owns a one-of-a-kind crossbow and knows exactly how to use it.
Solas spends most of his time alone, exploring the Fade, but that doesn't mean he isn't also an avid reader and talented artist, who thrives in the intrigue of the Deadly Decadent Court of Orlais.
Among the advisers is Cullen, who plays chess, enjoys music, sings beautifully (though he's only heard briefly), recites the Chant of Light from memory with great reverence, and knows a great deal about military and political history. He's also the commander of the Inquisition's forces and deeply respected by the officers who serve under him.
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Saki from Area 88, a London-educated, multilingual prince who is also a skilled fighter pilot.
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The Cartwright family from Bonanza are this to a man. They are salt-of-the-earth sorts, and not afraid to do manual labour on the ranch, but they also have a large, lavishly appointed home with a well-stocked library and wine cellar, fashionable town-clothes and expensive modern guns. Ben is shown to be very fond of French wine, particularly Château Lafite.
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Seregil and later also Alec from Lynn Flewelling's Nightrunner series—always well-mannered, always insisting on wearing gloves (since callused hands would be such a disaster!), always speaking properly—that is when they're not busy with spying, fighting and stealing. Almost any member of Skalan Royalty counts too.
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Paladin of Have Gun – Will Travel takes in the opera, ballet, recites poetry and classical literature off the top of his head, displays talent as an artist, and is a legendary Quick Draw artist and gunslinger.
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Angel:
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce is cultured, almost foppish, yet able to be a badass when he needs to be.
Angel himself is an accomplished artist, a voracious reader, and skilled with languages human and demonic. Plus there's his longstanding love of ballet - strong enough to be the core of an entire episode, "Waiting in the Wings", and something he admitted to admiring even without a soul as Angelus. Part of the reason for his diverse abilities is simply his inhumanly long life; the rest is intelligence and perhaps a compulsion to make up not only for his evilness as Angelus but also his wastrel past as the human Liam.
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Grimm:
Monroe speaks German, High German, fixes clocks, plays the cello, collects stamps, is knowledgeable about antique cameras, and is a highly proficient chef who makes his own sausages, appreciates fine wine, and such. He's also the Grimm-universe's version of a Big Bad Wolf, capable of ripping your arm off by accident.
Then there is Sean Renard, being the illegitimate son of a royal (specifically the king) this goes with the territory. But he is a lover of fine dining, art, is knowledgeable in a variety of matters including history and politics, and speaks fluent French, German, Latin, and Russian as well as English (and potentially more). He's also the Anti-Hero Magnificent Bastard Warrior Prince, who is even tougher than Monroe and one of a very small number of characters who are potentially Empowered Badass Normal Hunter of Monsters Nick Burkhardt's equal.
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To a certain extent, the titular character of House. He's definitely not a gentleman, but he's very intelligent, a great doctor, well-read, fond of jazz... and heavily anti-social. Therefore, cultured and badass, even if he doesn't classically fit the trope.
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Captain Jonathan Flint of the Black Sun. He enjoys a good glass of wine as he does rum, can quote ancient literature (up to and including the King James Bible) from memory, holds a collection of valuable artworks (which he later uses to decorate his spaces aboard the Black Sun) and retains a preference for classical media (basically anything from the First Age of Terra). The latter especially applies to his choice of music; when he isn't out captaining the Black Sun or slaughtering mooks wholesale, he can be found in his quarters listening to songs from certain long lost and "forgotten" artists.
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Doc Savage and his aide 'Ham' Brooks, who embodies sartorial perfection even in the jungle and stabs people with a sword cane.
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Professor Lyall of The Parasol Protectorate is remarkably civilized for a werewolf, which are by and large known to be a bit savage. He prefers fish over raw meat, studies the breeding of sheep, and dresses impeccably without even a hint of scruffiness (this is noted to be nearly impossible). Even in wolf shape, he appears sleek and almost fox-like compared to his pack mates.
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Prince Vladimir from the Nightfall (Series) can discuss opera and give you writing lessons while beating you to a pulp.
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Slayer from Guilty Gear. He perpetually smokes a pipe and wears a suit and tie while fighting, and can make his opponent disappear by reading a haiku.
Potemkin is very intelligent and also has a knack for drawing, painting, and poetry.
Ky Kiske's hobby is collecting tea-cups. He's also a master swordsman and able to rival Sol Badguy in a fight despite being an almost entirely unaugmented human.
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Jean Tannen from the Gentleman Bastard series. Gourmet chef, master mathematician, and lover of literature — he spends a few fair pages in one book debating with another man on the merits and faults of the Therin Throne's most reputed playwright. He's also built like a bull, skilled with several weapons (but prefers Dual Wielding axes), and is fully capable of dismantling teams of professional assassins single-handed.
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Prince Naveen from The Princess and the Frog. He's cultured throughout the movie, but the "badass" part doesn't come until later (after he gets turned into a frog by voodoo witch doctor, Dr. Facilier).
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Derek Sagan in The Star of the Guardians. Quoting Tosca to his opponent while torturing him is among the things he does.
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Deathstroke The Terminator aka Slade Wilson is often seen sipping champagne and enjoying the finer things in life.
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Duncan MacLeod, from the Highlander series, is a lover of opera, a reader of poetry, a bit of a gourmand, a lover of fine art, a skilled dancer, a collector of fine antiques, and is qualified to teach history at the college level as well as a multiple black belt who regularly chops off the heads of his enemies with a katana (in the use of which he is an expert, naturally).
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Dragon Age: Inquisition allows the Inquisitor to become one of these increasingly throughout the game. Every time the Inquisition itself levels up in influence, the player can select a perk; four of these are Knowledge perks which increase the character's understanding of politics, magic, history, and underworld activity. Taking these opens up additional dialogue options, as well as increasing the amount of XP which can be earned by finding codex entries in the game. On top of that, there are several in your main party:
Vivienne is a prominent member of the Orlesian court, who can cut you down as easily with a few choice words, as she can with her spells.
The Iron Bull, despite his appearance, is actually a very accomplished spy with extensive tactical skills, who can hold his own against the resident Smart Guy in a game of mental chess.
Dorian comes from a high ranking family of the Tevinter Imperium, spends most of his free time reading in the library, and happens to be a very talented necromancer
Returning character Varric is a merchant prince, commands a spy network, and writes crime serials and romance novels. He also owns a one-of-a-kind crossbow and knows exactly how to use it.
Solas spends most of his time alone, exploring the Fade, but that doesn't mean he isn't also an avid reader and talented artist, who thrives in the intrigue of the Deadly Decadent Court of Orlais.
Among the advisers is Cullen, who plays chess, enjoys music, sings beautifully (though he's only heard briefly), recites the Chant of Light from memory with great reverence, and knows a great deal about military and political history. He's also the commander of the Inquisition's forces and deeply respected by the officers who serve under him.
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A surprising number show up in Sharpe, most of them as part of the "Officer and a Gentleman"-schtick.
Rifleman Harris, one of Sharpe's subordinates, is fluent in several languages and the only one to cart a minor library around Spain. He likes Wordsworth, Voltaire, and, of course, the smutty books by the Marquis de Sade. He is also a member of the elite 95th Rifles and a Chosen Man of that regiment.
Captain Frederickson, a grizzled and heavily scarred company commander from the Royal American Rifles, also speaks several languages and spends his free time discussing politics with American expats and French prisoners, admiring the architecture of several Spanish medieval churches, making landscape sketches in pencil and studying to take the Bar exam after the war.
Sharpe himself gains shades of this as the series goes on, mostly through interacting with Harris and being immersed in more high-brow environments after becoming an officer. By the time the Peninsular war is over he is regularly seen trading and discussing books with Harris, and even shows some interest in art.
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English Bob from Unforgiven appears to embody this trope, although it is later implied that his debonair, cultured manner may be a facade (and also that he may be less of a badass than his public image would suggest).
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Spitfire from Air Gear is the Flame King of the Flame Road. He's also a hairdresser and plays piano.
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Yakko Warner from Animaniacs is this, on top of being a Pop-Cultured Badass like his siblings. For instance, he speaks fluent Japanese.
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Cowboy Bebop's philosophically-minded and jazz-loving Jet Black is a gardening, cooking, ass-kicking machine.
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The Long Ships' characters Orm and Toke are noted as being badass even by Viking standards, as well as quite accomplished poets. It is also mentioned that it is considered unbecoming for a warrior to not appreciate poetry, and Toke breaks down crying when he hears one of Styrbjörn's men recite a poem and realizes he will never be that good.
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Phase of the Whateley Universe. Raised from an infant in the wealthiest family on earth, he's intelligent, urbane, well-read, and loves opera and classical music. He's a gourmet and a brilliant businessman. This makes him utterly unprepared to be a high school girl in a Superhero School.
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Havelock Vetinari of the Discworld novels.
Mr Tulip from The Truth is a career criminal and the muscle of the pair. He is constantly snorting anything he can get that comes in little bags sold by furtive men on the street (up to and including flour and corned-beef sandwiches). He is also an expert in fine art and antiques.
Willikins, Vimes's butler, appears to be a calm, ordinary butler until he comes at you with the ice carving knife.
Anyone who graduates from Ankh-Morpork's Guild of Assassins.
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Cadbury from Richie Rich is not just a Battle Butler, but also able to fight as a "man of action" when the need arises. He's Harvey Comics' version of Alfred Pennyworth.
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Axis Powers Hetalia: France, with his love and appreciation for art, wine, and fashion, qualifies during his more effective moments - Napoleon's reign being the best example. Austria, the refined Elegant Classical Musician and aristocrat extraordinaire also counts, having once been a magnificent and powerful empire.
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Captain Raymond Holt in Brooklyn Nine-Nine is a stern, impassive and efficient police officer who is demonstrated to have previously arrested at least two serial killers single-handedly in his career. He also has a fondness for the music of classical flutist Frans Brüggen, wears monogrammed pajamas, uses the Abyssinian Civil War as a reference point in arguments, and is married to a classics professor.
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Ianto Jones from Torchwood. Looks great in a suit, makes excellent coffee, and won't hesitate to kick your ass.
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman: Both title characters apply (especially Peabody). They are both more knowledgeable than most people, yet they still know how to kick whenever they need it.
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Artemus Gordon of The Wild Wild West is - among other things - a gourmet, an art lover, a scientist, and a very snappy dresser. He's also one of the United States' top-secret service agents.
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In The Proposition, Arthur Burns is a Chaotic Evil bandit, "a monster, an abomination" who thinks profound thoughts, enjoys Watching the Sunset, and keeps a large pile of books in his cave hideout.
Jellon Lamb is a sadistic, racist Bounty Hunter and "man of no little education" who speaks in the soothing voice of John Hurt. His Last Words are a few lines from George Henry Borrow, which Arthur, of course, recognizes.
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Equius Zahhak of Homestuck is this. He makes a point of keeping his speech refined and can often be found lecturing other trolls about social etiquette - when he isn't beating the heck out of his self-built robots or crushing glasses of milk with his bare hands due to his excess of MANGRIT, that is.
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The Twilight Zone (1985): In "The Convict's Piano", the infamous gangster Mickey Shaughnessy is an extremely talented piano player.
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Skothiam Felcraft of Dance of the Butterfly: wealthy head of the prestigious Felcraft family, highly educated, collector of rare books, and a supernaturally gifted mage and hunter of demons.
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The Wonder Woman (Rebirth) version of Etta Candy is a tough military vetran turned DEO operative who is familiar with the works of ancient poets like Sappho.
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Across every Civilization title, France is always characterised as a nation which has huge cultural output but also a fairly strong military, especially in the Medieval, Renaissance, and Industrial periods.
Taken to the logical conclusion in Civilization: Beyond Earth, where Franco-Iberia has the ability to gain a free Virtue for every ten normally acquire through Culture. Including the military-focused ones. An expansionist, Supremacy-focused Franco-Iberia can be a terrifying enemy to fight.
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Dead Man's Gun: Retired Gunfighter Wilf Otis in "The Bounty Hunter" has a book of What Whitman poems and can quote many of them by heart.
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The Honest Hearts DLC for Fallout: New Vegas gives us Joshua Graham, a New Canaanite missionary (essentially a post-apocalypse Mormon). He is soft-spoken, erudite, and obviously well-read, with a philosophical streak and a penchant for quoting Bible verses. He was also once the infamously brutal Malpais Legate of Caesar's Legion (where his education was helpful in translating threats of death and orders to conquered tribes). Joshua's put that behind him now, but he rightfully remains perhaps the most feared man in all the Mojave Wastes and will kill without hesitation when he feels it necessary.
The Courier themselves, if played with a high Intelligence stat. One instance has the Courier reveal themselves to be familiar enough with the works of Virgil and Cicero to be able to quote them from memory. In Latin.
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Taken to the logical conclusion in Civilization: Beyond Earth, where Franco-Iberia has the ability to gain a free Virtue for every ten normally acquire through Culture. Including the military-focused ones. An expansionist, Supremacy-focused Franco-Iberia can be a terrifying enemy to fight.
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Bond. James Bond. Just because the man prefers vodka martinis ("shaken, not stirred"), enjoys regular fine dining, knows the word for "beautiful" in Afghan, thinks drinking champagne at the wrong temperature is "as bad as listening to the Beatles without earmuffs", can identify classic cars on sight, stops to taste the caviar before leaving a room after being attacked by a thug, has "usual suites" in Vienna and Hong Kong, a better taste in wine than any of his successive bosses, a First in Oriental Languages from Cambridge, and a penchant for wearing tuxedos and tailor-made clothes, doesn't mean he can't kick your ass before you even realize what's happening. The movies especially played this up: he came across as more of a selfish Jerkass and a ruthless Professional Killer in the original novels, although he did have his moments and arguably became more heroic as the series went on.
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Justin Russo from Wizards of Waverly Place manages to be both this, and a Popcultured Badass. A highly intelligent and well read young man, Justin loves Opera music, enjoys drinking tea, possess a quite highbrow vocabulary, and really enjoys silent movies. He's also a Teen Genius wizard, the last surviving monster hunter, whose took a fully transformed werewolf in a fight, and helped kill the devil.
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Bully has the preppies. Sure, they might be the clique of Upper Class Twits, but many are at least reasonably smart, and they train in the "gentlemanly art" of boxing.
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Exalted: The demons of Malfeas love song and music. Don't be surprised if the blood-ape you just summoned to bludgeon an enemy to death suddenly chastises you for playing a lyre off-key.
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Cassidy Cain from Grandmaster of Theft. Cultured: She's an heiress who attended a private school, speaks in an eloquent tone, dresses in expensive & fancy clothing, drinks tea, and intellectual who treasures knowledge in addition to being well-read in philosophy, psychology, and plenty other topics. Badass: She's an experienced thief who developed her own martial arts style, trained ever since she was young, Plucky Girl, and can do Le Parkour alongside use said knowledge to her advantage.
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Despite appearances, Sten from Dragon Age: Origins. The man is a true lover of art, as well as soft-spoken intellectual, despite being a Proud Warrior Race Guy the size of a refrigerator. Though his pseudo-Confucian life philosophy makes him rather stiff-necked with some issues, like women fighting and leading in combat though the last is a case of Deliberate Values Dissonance as women are expected to administrate and teach in his culture while the men handle the martial aspects.
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In Dead Man, Xebeche quotes lots of William Blake.
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A Brother's Price: The princesses are this, it comes with the job. The elder princesses died in an explosion of the opera house. The survivors of that explosion still remember what the opera was about and how moving the aria sung at the time before they left was.
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Dwight and Wallace from Sin City are both very well-read and enjoy the arts. A villain example would be Manute who speaks well and is obviously quite intelligent.
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In Fallout 3, some of the Intelligence options invoke this. A good example is stumping a Brotherhood Outcast when the "ignorant wastelander" in front of her understands her reference to Super-mutants being "Ahab Lyon's White Whale";
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X-Men Film Series:
Charles Xavier; it comes with his educated status.
Magneto speaks several languages, passionately discusses philosophy, shows considerable knowledge of politics and foreign cultures, and enjoys the occasional game of chess with Xavier.
Beast. In X-Men: The Last Stand, he tries to quote Churchill while fighting, and quotes Shakespeare prior to taking off to San Francisco in a deleted scene.
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Dutch from Black Lagoon reads the collected works of Mao in his downtime and quotes Marx at Rock and Revy when they complain about labour conditions. This only adds to his aura of mystery, considering his daily life is devoted to running a shipping/piracy company in the biggest Wretched Hive in Thailand.
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Skulduggery Pleasant: Skulduggery himself. Wears suits, can dance, drives a Bentley, can kick your ass in many different ways, is a skeleton.
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Jackie Chan Adventures has Uncle, the resident Old Master who is a fan of classical Chinese Opera. He was even part of an acting troupe in his youth.
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Griffith of Berserk. Elegant, smart, well-read, and one of the best military leaders in Midland's history.
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Avatar: The Last Airbender has Iroh. He loves tea, has an appreciation for music, likes to share many pieces of wisdom from his decades of experience, and will utterly wreck you if you push him far enough. He's the most badass character on a show full of badasses, but his softer side is what really makes him such a compelling character, and it's the one we see most often. As well as him, Aang is shown to be quite knowledgeable of other cultures including pre-war Fire Nation, Toph's background of living in a very high-class family gives her decent knowledge to be able to blend into high society, and Piandao who enjoys painting, calligraphy, and rock gardening.
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Lord Peter Wimsey, the second son of a duke. Described in Dorothy L. Sayers's novels as speaking multiple languages (including French and Latin), a book collector, a well-known cricket player, very careful of his clothes, and who actually does correctly identify several rare wines based on taste alone in one short story (to be fair, the competition was designed to figure out which of three men was him — his taste for wines being famed all the way across Europe). Takes up detective work as a hobby mostly because he's bored and got a lot of experience doing intelligence work during World War II, and shows no squeamishness about killing the occasional criminal by accident, usually without the criminal ever realising he was dangerous.
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In Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, where other cultures are explored in more depth, it's shown that other cultures have their own version of this trope. A true Klingon warrior is well-versed in opera, poetry, history, and the nuances of etiquette (all Klingon-style, of course). Worf and General Martok are leading examples of this. Cardassians, for all their State Sec tendencies, place great value on music, literature, art, family loyalty, and good manners, so badass Cardassians often fall under this trope, such as Garak who can kill a person with his pinky finger while still retaining a huge passion for the literary arts, although Garak has a couple other tropes that fit him more specifically.
This puts both races quite firmly in the Space Samurai zone.
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Pretty much a staple of the Dune series, including the nobles and their senior retainers and the various factions such as the Bene Gesserit.
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All the kung fu masters from Kung Fu Panda are wise in some matters of philosophy, art, and poetry, even the villains of each movie. The only exception to this is Po, though he gradually works up to become this as well.
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V from V for Vendetta easily constitutes this. Every second line is a quote from some major literary source, he's a fan of the original Zorro film, and can dance too!
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Andrew Ryan in BioShock. The man might not be much of a challenge physically, but he hits you with a huge mental/emotional revelation that completely changes the way you look at the game on the second playthrough. He's completely nonchalant when you encounter him, playing golf on the other side of his bulletproof glass. Then he proceeds to make sense of everything that's happened in the game so far, all while forcing you to be his captive audience due to using a mind-control phrase, which your Voice With A Radio Connection has also been using to get you to kill Ryan in the first place. Then he makes you kill him. Andrew Ryan is many things, but a coward is definitely not one of them.
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Several from Mass Effect:
Shepard. Greatest warrior (all races included) the galaxy ever created, gave the finger to the Reapers twice, is lusted by every species in the galaxy (and every gender), was killed but was deemed badass enough to be brought back to life, familiar with Hobbes, Tennyson and Machiavelli.
Liara. Galaxy-known Prothean expert despite being almost a kid (106 human years, which is little more than a child in asari terms) and biotic user.
In 2, with help from Shepard, she kills and takes the place of The Shadow Broker. Give her ten minutes and she can start a war.
Mordin Solus. Modified the genophage virus. Omnidisciplinary Scientist. Former salarian special forces member. Owns a clinic on Omega. Killed two units of highly trained mercenaries with only a pistol and some toxic gas. Once killed someone with farming equipment. Well, he is, after all, the very model of a scientist salarian.
Thane Krios. Can kill anything with his bare hands, is a galaxy-class assassin and a deeply philosophical and religious man, praying before and after his missions and casually quoting Thomas Hobbes at one point during a conversation with Shepard about the fate of his homeworld.
Urdnot Wrex, which is particularly surprising considering he's a krogan. Naturally he's a tough and badass fighter, but he's also introspective, highly intelligent, and even philosophical.
Grunt, another krogan, is similarly introspective, if not as intelligent. He's also a fan of Ernest Hemingway.
Both Wrex and Grunt are topped by a random krogan you only meet for one scene in 2. A representative for the apparent grey-market dealer "Mr. Thax," he's extremely polite and cordial to you in his thanks for sending Thax information that revealed one of his employees was stealing his supplies. What makes him so cool is that underneath the calm veneer, he shows the occasional sign that if the thief isn't sincere enough in her apology, it will be his job to kill her sorry ass.
Subverted with General Oleg Petrovsky, main antagonist of the Omega DLC for the third game, who tries his hardest to give off this air. Cultured he is - Badass he isn't. He allows his Cerberus goons to do the fighting for him, and ultimately surrenders rather than directly fight Shepard and Aria.
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Robert McCall, the hero of The Equalizer, is urbane and well-read. And an ex-spy with no compunctions at all with ending a person if they become a problem.
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Mobile Suit Gundam Wing's Treize Khushrenda: urbane, enjoys a cup of tea, memorizes all slain for his cause, and can tidily hand Chang Wufei his ass. Then he will take a rose-scented bath.
Then there's Quatre Raberba Winner and Trowa Barton, who can play the violin and flute respectively on their off time, and then go back out in the Sandrock and Heavyarms to slaughter additional UESA/OZ forces.
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Many characters in The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion, such as Fëanor (the Ax-Crazy Magnificent Bastard who rebelled against good deities and Big Bad alike and was also a great linguist, among other things), Faramir, Elrond, etc.
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Batman's Battle Butler Alfred Pennyworth is much more than the skinny, soft-spoken, gentleman's gentleman that he appears to be (he's a former SAS commando, after all).
Bruce Wayne himself isn't exactly an unsophisticated ruffian, either. He's a gifted chess player who mingles with high society nearly every night he isn't dressed up as a bat.
Dick Grayson, Barbara Gordon, Tim Drake and the rest of the Bat-Family aren't slouches themselves in this regard. Well, mostly. Cassandra Cain and Stephanie Brown are exceptions, due to having little to no exposure to language or culture, and growing up in a lower-class home, respectively. For quite a while, Cassandra couldn't even read!
The Penguin is a successful businessman who majored in Ornithologynote In the United States, undergraduate programs do not award a specific degree in ornithology(they offer coursework in avian biology instead), so to pursue studies in ornithology he would have needed to obtain either a Master's degree or a P.h.D, and most of these programs would require the Graduate Record Examination in biology, which would test his knowledge of (1) cellular and molecular biology, (2) organism biology and (3) ecology, evolution and population biology. His additional required courses would include chemistry, mathematics (especially calculus), statistics, computer science with GIS and English., dresses nicely, is well-versed in etiquette, loves tea, can play the violin, studied Shakespeare, has an appreciation for opera, poetry, and world history, and despite his physical appearance, he is an efficient physical combatant capable of overwhelming attackers many times his size and physical bearing. Though as a villain, he's technically Wicked Cultured. And in some cases, he only thinks he's Wicked Cultured.
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Star Trek:
Your average Starfleet officer is probably better read and more erudite than your average Oxford professor. But when they're not watching ancient operas or helping Leonardo da Vinci on the holodeck, they're kicking Klingon, Cardassian, and Romulan ass, giving the Borg a run for their money, and otherwise saving time and space as you know it.
As far as The Captains are concerned, Picard is easily the most cultured, as he enjoys sipping Earl Grey tea and catching up on Shakespeare after staring down Romulan warbirds or telling Insane Admirals to shove it. Sisko is no slouch, either; he proves to be a keen historian, a talented engineer, a legendary chef, and a trained combatant and military leader who once slugged out Q.
In Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, where other cultures are explored in more depth, it's shown that other cultures have their own version of this trope. A true Klingon warrior is well-versed in opera, poetry, history, and the nuances of etiquette (all Klingon-style, of course). Worf and General Martok are leading examples of this. Cardassians, for all their State Sec tendencies, place great value on music, literature, art, family loyalty, and good manners, so badass Cardassians often fall under this trope, such as Garak who can kill a person with his pinky finger while still retaining a huge passion for the literary arts, although Garak has a couple other tropes that fit him more specifically.
This puts both races quite firmly in the Space Samurai zone.
Also from Deep Space Nine, we have Jadzia Dax, a Trill woman who has a keen interest in Klingon culture. She is fluent in the Klingon language, handy with a Bat'leth, and can drink any Klingon under the table (with bloodwine, no less!). She can also clean house at Tongo (a Ferengi card game) and flawlessly imitate a Romulan.
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The stout-hearted, verse-slinging purveyors of Chap-Hop are nothing to trifle with ... but before getting down to manly fisticuffs, they might cordially offer you a bracing cuppa, or some thoughts on the flora/fauna of the Hollow Earth. Let no one say that Professor Elemental or Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer didn't show you a civilised time before subjecting you to his hansom-powered driveby.
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Gargoyles: Goliath is one of the greatest warriors on the planet, but when he's not fighting bad guys and protecting his home, he's in the library reading every book he can get his hands on.
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From The Big O, Roger Smith and Alex Rosewater definitely enjoy the finer things in life, and while they are on opposite sides of the moral fence, they are both tough enough to get in their sentient mecha and kick your ass!
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In Dad's Army, when Hodges the air-raid warden lets slip that he once tried to browbeat Mrs Pike into "being nice to him", Sergeant Wilson stirs uneasily, then says to Hodges "I wonder if you'd be so kind as to stand up for a moment? Thank you, much obliged to you." When Hodges stands up, Wilson then lays him flat with a right hook.
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Pretty much every Indiana Jones villain (save perhaps Mola Ram). And Indy himself, when he gets cleaned up.
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In Being Human (UK), Hal is an extremely well-cultured socialite with and extensive knowledge of history, art, blood type, torture, Kia-Ora... He's very well-spoken, and most the time, quite polite... But when he falls off the wagon, he jumps off.
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Ben Linus of Lost is accomplished on the piano and skilled at chess (fittingly). He's well-read and speaks several languages. He'll also cripple you with his handy telescopic baton, then whip you around and use your gun, still in your hand, to shoot your comrade.
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Ichabod Crane of Sleepy Hollow. A former Oxford Professor of History and an 18th century Gentleman, Ichabod has a thing for correct manners, enjoys Latin and Greek literature, has read Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales in the original Middle English, knows multiple languages, and can place a Shakespearian quote right down to the Act and scene. He also regularly battles demonic forces, is a Witness of God in the coming apocalypse, and has gone toe to toe with the horseman of death and lived.
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Ghost Dog is a hitman who is also an enormous fan of Samurai culture and philosophy. And that's only the start of it: he also trains pigeons, reads classic literature along with books about philosophy, civil rights struggles, fantasy novels, and has warrior symbols from multiple cultures in his tiny shack.
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Full Frontal from Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn when he is holding Banagher captive, he offers him tea, has no qualms with answering Banagher's questions, and treats him with the utmost of courtesy. And just like the actual Char, Frontal is a highly knowledgeable (as well as cunning) philosopher and politician.
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Albireo Imma from Mahou Sensei Negima! likes to drink tea, speak politely, and can control gravity magic. His occupation is librarian, and he'll still kick your ass. Without actually being physically present.
After recent events, Negi probably qualifies, as he's a Quintessential British Gentleman who enjoys a Spot of Tea...and is capable of beating the crap out of you if you piss him off.
Negi's master Evangeline also qualifies, since she (also) enjoys tea (by Chachamaru), plays a wicked game of Go, and is in the Flower Arrangement Club. She is also one of the most powerful mages in the world with an enormous bounty on her and has earned a ton of titles in her long life.
There's also our old nemesis, Fate Averruncus. Who, similar to and yet also in contrast to Negi, enjoys drinking coffee and has the habit of offering his enemies a drink before a fight, which is sometimes not even his intention.
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Shadowrun Returns: Hong Kong has two of them in your party.
Racter is a Russian academic and engineer turned freelance shadowrunner, who fights using a self-made drone called Koschei. As a scientist, Racter is capable of talking a Player Character's ears off on his favourite subjects and also has an interest in transhumanist philosophy.
Gaichû was a political science major (and took classes in Japanese history and literature) before becoming a member of the Renraku Red Samurai, and in particular considers The Hagakure a foundational work. On top of this, he appreciates traditional Japanese arts, in particular Noh theatre (which he sadly cannot enjoy since he became blind). His cabin on the "Bolthole" contains a box full of keepsakes that hint at his interests, including a calligraphy set (which Gaichû keeps because it was a gift, being dreadful at calligraphy even before he went blind).
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Dick Grayson, Barbara Gordon, Tim Drake and the rest of the Bat-Family aren't slouches themselves in this regard. Well, mostly. Cassandra Cain and Stephanie Brown are exceptions, due to having little to no exposure to language or culture, and growing up in a lower-class home, respectively. For quite a while, Cassandra couldn't even read!
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In Hard Boiled, when Inspector "Tequila" Yuen isn't gunning down hordes of bad guys, Guns Akimbo, he's playing clarinet at his local jazz bar.
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Elemental Masters novels:
Lord Peter Almsley is a highly cultured nobleman. And in Unnatural Issue, he pounds a much larger bully into Steak Tartare without injury (unless you count sore knuckles).
Nan likes Kipling's work and is a voracious reader. She's also an ex Street Urchin who is, despite her age, capable of (temporarily) assuming her Warrior of Light aspect. And that's when she's a kid. Heaven help you if you anger her when she's an adult...
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Kenshiro Kasumi in Fist of the Blue Sky is a Cultured Badass that can actually pose as a teacher in a girl's university, and can read German fluently enough that he can read the names of poisons on a bottle. He can also pose as a translator, while still retaining the ability to cast a Death Glare potent enough to scare brigands, at which point the trope is lampshaded. And he is every bit as capable of rendering you "already dead" as his post-apocalyptic nephew.
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Koetsuji Akisame from Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple is a philosopher, chiropractor, painter, and sculptor so famous that he would be rich if he were willing to sell his works. He is also good at many musical instruments, theater acting, machinery, math, and physics, among others. Additionally, he can speak Russian and perform a tea ceremony. He is also the best Jujitsu master in Japan, capable of bending steel with just one finger. One of his many feats was to level down a fully-staffed Russian military base all by himself, unarmed, of course.
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Sanji from One Piece. He's the number one Chivalrous Pervert and Supreme Chef.
Additionally, Emporio Ivankov's right-hand, ummmm...person, Inazuma. With a big hairdo, and fancy clothes, and a glass of wine eternally clutched in his hands, Inazuma is able to kick ass and take names without spilling so much as a single drop.
Much earlier on, we had Captain "Iron Fist" Fullbody. However, after being bumped down to Marine Recruit so that he could work with both Jango and Captain Hina, he appears to have dropped both aspects.
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Doctor Strange, the Master of the Mystic Arts and former Sorcerer Supreme, is an upper-class former surgeon trained in magic by a Tibetan mystic. To qualify as Sorcerer Supreme he had to, among other tests, transcend love and attachment (by being willing to kill his mentor to save the world), transcend life and death (by fighting desperately against the actual embodiment of death and then completely embracing it as a part of life) and transcend good and evil (by being willing and able to use dark magic to prevent a greater evil without succumbing to temptation or corruption). His manservant, Wong, is much like an Asian version of Alfred.
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During the bullying scene in Man of Steel, you may notice Clark was reading Plato's works.
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Doc Hammer is the co-creator of The Venture Bros.. He is also a self-taught classical painter and musician with an extensive knowledge of artists, painters, musicians, musical composition, and classical literature, and knows martial arts.
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Guile from Chrono Cross is an example of this. He is a gentleman who drinks and toasts frequently. Despite his refined appearance and cultured speech, in battles, he can teleport his wand into enemy's innards before pulling it back out and turn his wand into swords to slice his enemy.
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Simon Templar, the gentleman thief better known as The Saint.
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Mr Tulip from The Truth is a career criminal and the muscle of the pair. He is constantly snorting anything he can get that comes in little bags sold by furtive men on the street (up to and including flour and corned-beef sandwiches). He is also an expert in fine art and antiques.
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It's not an action movie, but in Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, a mercenary poet who thinks he and his buddies got off too light praises Gary Cooper's title character as such in the middle of a drunken, masochistic ramble.
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Ren from Skip Beat! Cultured enough that he seems like two different people. One a wonderful heartthrob talented actor who is kind, refined, and gentlemanly. The other scary enough that when he gets angry Kyouko wants to crawl under a rock and die, not to mention his not yet revealed troubled past...
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Vulcan Raven from Metal Gear Solid. The man is a seven-foot-tall Inuit/Alaskan Native American who is capable of not only lifting a twenty-millimeter Vulcan cannon, a gun normally mounted on fighter jets, and carrying its refrigerator-sized ammo supply on his back, he's able to do it in the middle of the permafrost layer. Without a shirt. And he can run, too. One would expect that, in order to balance this out, he'd have to be pretty simple-minded; just a dumb brute, right? Wrong. As Naomi tells us, "He's a Graduate Emeritus from Alaska University, so he's a quick thinker, too." He has a thing for philosophy and was trained as an Inuit Shaman, so he has supernatural powers as well. And after he's defeated? He accepts his death with peace in his heart, knowing that he will return to mother earth through the ravens, who are eating his flesh as he gives his dying speech.
The Hiimdaisy webcomic ups the ante by having him sing before even fighting.
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Victoria's protagonist John Rumford is a former USMC infantry officer turned vigilante, revolutionist and eventually general and statesman, as he fights for his people in a bleak post-apocalyptic setting. In addition to his military accomplishments, he also has well-developed interests in history, philosophy, and literature, enjoys classical music, and writes haiku. The same story also has a darker example in Captain Halsing, a cultured officer in a nazi-imitating militia who is to some extent his evil counterpart, and who meditates on Nietzsche's philosophy in between daring infiltrations and perilous escapes.
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The Disciple from Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords certainly counts. Speaking with a generous vocabulary, a soft voice, and greeting the player with a bow, The Disciple constantly shows a wide array of knowledge and savvy. He intellectually points out that the Jedi are flawed but are needed because, even if they make mistakes, Jedi are necessary symbols for the unification of the Republic, and recognizes the importance of the Restoration Project and Onderon. Despite being an upright fellow, his starting class is Soldier a.k.a. the class with the highest base Strength and most weapon specialties and feats in the game. If trained, he can become a Jedi Consular, the class that receives the most Force Powers in the game. He excels in all levels of kicking ass while remaining polite and intellectual.
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Jonathan Joestar, the protagonist from Part 1 of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, very much qualifies. He's a true English gentleman, studied archaeology in university, and comes from a noble British family. He's also well over 6 feet tall, is built like a truck, and manhandles zombies and vampires.
Joseph Joestar from Part 2 qualifies to a lesser extent. He admits he gets a lot of his strategy from being familiar with The Art of War.
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In Jade Empire, Sir Roderick Ponce von Fontlebottom the Magnificent Bastard definitely presents himself as this.
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in The Great Alicorn Hunt, Arguably Rarity and her entire Radiant Guard — they wear the finest haute couture, mingle with royalty, dabble in various genteel hobbies, and every last one is a trained killing machine.
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Game of Thrones:
Oberyn Martell writes poetry and has a taste for fine food, fine wine, and fine women (and men). He is also mentioned to have traveled widely and studied at the Citadel, Westeros' equivalent of a university.
Jorah Mormont is very well-read and speaks a few languages.
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Beast. In X-Men: The Last Stand, he tries to quote Churchill while fighting, and quotes Shakespeare prior to taking off to San Francisco in a deleted scene.
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Dorian Gray in the live-action adaptation of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. When The Phantom's soldiers begin wrecking his house, he strides calmly through the firefight, looking utterly bored as he stabs people left and right. When one of the soldiers fills his entire torso with lead, he just stands there, takes a deep breath, and then cuts off the guy's breastplate and stabs him. As soon as the guy falls, he takes the handkerchief out of his breast pocket, wipes the sword clean with it, and puts it back in a dignified manner.
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In The Grey, John Ottway, played by Liam Neeson, is a man who kills large wild animals for a living but also has a love of poetry.
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Percival Fredrickstein von Musel Klossowski de Rolo III from Critical Role. In case the Overly Long Name doesn't make it obvious, he's noble-born, and educated appropriately for someone of his station. He's well-spoken, proficient in the History skill, speaks several languages (including Celestial), enjoys sketching the landscapes of Tal'dorei, and according to Word of God, dances quite well. He's also an accomplished tinkerer who invented the world's first guns and uses them with deadly efficiency.
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The Blood Angels of Warhammer 40,000 take up painting to express themselves, and have both an arboretum and an art gallery on their fortress monastery. They're also berserker super soldiers with vampire tendencies.
It is assumed that the reason why Blood Angels don't go around killing literally everything is because of their dedication to the arts that helps them keep the Black Rage in check.
The Emperor's Children were like this before Laeran, studying duelling, sculpture, painting, and music, with Fulgrim as a particularly dedicated patron of the arts. While other Legions were resentful of the remembrancer artists, the Emperor's Children basically filed a sheaf of requests for every painter, opera singer, and poet they could find, with even Fulgrim seeking out counsel from a lowly mortal on improving his sculpting skills. After Laeran, they began degenerating into a Legion of Sense Freaks, and by the 41st Millennium, they're a pack of hedonists who think nothing of rendering down a planet's population for space crack, with all their past artistry drowned in the monomaniacal pursuit of sensation.
Eldar Harlequings are arguably artists first performing plays of Eldar History and the Birth of Slaanes but in combat, they are some of the strongest in the galaxy and even Dark Eldars don't mind them passing by or try any of their usually murder-rape-funtime on them.
Craftword Eldars walk many paths making at the very least their highest ranking badasses all fit this trope.
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Kartik Abingdon from One Piece: Parallel Works.
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Warhammer gives us Emperor Karl Franz. Patron of the arts, drinker of fine wine, and the only non-Chaos-aligned human to ever command the obedience of a dragon.
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From My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Twilight Sparkle never found a book she didn't read and is totally dedicated to academia, Rarity is a fashionista all about high society and the arts. And they will be as violent as the rating will allow when a danger presents them no alternative. Rarity particularly was the first of the mane six to attack an enemy, kicking an enormous Manticore in the face in the second episode and her choice of fighting style against the changelings was a haymaker.
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The Scottish warrior William Wallace in Braveheart is foremost a Barbarian Hero, but he is also fluent in Latin and French.
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Child of the Storm has several, predominantly Loki and Lucius Malfoy, the former of whom enjoys reading and discussing philosophy and classic literature, and negotiates with the Indian Prime Ministernote  or, more accurately, gets the man to do exactly what he wants by very politely setting up a carrot-and-stick situation over a cup of tea, while the latter is seldom without a Glass Of Chianti and constantly acts Wicked Cultured.
Thor, to an extent, in that he shows an occasional gift for quite complex philosophy, at a contrast to his usual practical and down to earth demeanour.
Xavier and Beast are also this trope, as per canon, as are Doctor Strange and Dr. Nathaniel Essex aka Sinister, though the latter is Wicked Cultured.
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Kyle from Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones is among the most trusted retainers of the Renais court and a very badass cavalier. He is also very well-mannered and appreciative of art (he collects wood figurines, many of them made by his artist sister Mia), and is best friends with Warrior Poet Forde who is a talented painter.
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There are several examples in Survival of the Fittest. Version three's Bobby Jacks is a skilled professional boxer who weighs in at an imposing 6'3" and 205 pounds, and when the game starts he's one of the most deadly players in the early stretch, fighting with trickery and good tactics. He's also well-read enough to relevantly quote Shakespeare from memory. Version six's meanwhile-only character Roderick Kanuho is an excellent wrestler and MMA fighter who enjoys literature and poetry just as much as his chosen sports; he has even tried his hand at writing and has considered undertaking a project in which he translates Shakespeare's works into the Navajo language.
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Exo Squad brings you the Neo Sapian Marsala: Well-spoken, and extremely intelligent (even by his genetically engineered standards). That said, he is still taller and stronger than any normal human and is a capable E-Frame Pilot. You could probably add Wolf Bronski into the mix as despite his rough exterior, the fact you can set a watch to him belching, he is well educated when it comes to trains and has a thing for the arts.
While knowledge of trains could be seen as more of a hobby than a sign of culture, his appreciation of art does show Hidden Depths.
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Doc Holiday in Tombstone as portrayed by Val Kilmer. He speaks Latin, wears a spiffy purple vest, and shoots a double barrel sawed off. And he plays Frederic fucking Chopin on the piano.
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Art of Fighting/King of Fighters:
Robert Garcia is the earliest known example of the trope in fighting games, being the original sharp dressed character archetype and previously provided the page image for the Action Fashionista trope. His family is so incredibly wealthy, that he's been known to buy several luxury sports cars, which gets lampshaded in his pre-fight dialog with Ryo in Art of Fighting 2. The guy even fights on the showroom floor of his mansion.
King is his female counterpart, who's a bartender at her own upscale establishment. She's almost always impeccably dressed for business and for kicking ass, as she happens to be a champion level kickboxer. Which is why she's usually the captain of the All Women's Team at the annual King of Fighters tournament.
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Everett Hitch in Appaloosa is the Far West version of this trope.
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Tarzan can put on airs as Lord Greystoke one minute and rip out your throat with his teeth the next if you piss him off.
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The Hunger Games:
Cinna instigates a rebellion with the power of fashion.
Katniss hasn't been well-educated (her class status forbids it) but she extensively analyzes the meaning of a folksong she likes and risks her life several times to protect Peeta because, according to her personal philosophy, his life is more important than her own.
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In KJ Taylor's The Fallen Moon trilogy Arenadd becomes this, particularly compared to the other Northerners. This is due to his upbringing as a Southern griffiner, if a controversial and outcast one.
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In the Tribal stage of Spore, your tribespeople are equally proficient with weapons and musical instruments.
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Ezio Auditore, the protagonist of Assassin's Creed II, is a friend of Leonardo da Vinci and can become a patron of the arts by buying dozens of actual Renaissance paintings for his villa.
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Luis, a supporting character from Ant-Man turns out to have Hidden Depths along this line. He may seem like a goofball, but he enjoys wine tastings and goes to art shows (he even has a favorite in Neo-Cubism), and he can knock out people much bigger than him and evade crime syndicates in a car chase.
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Maria from The Book of Life, enjoys reading, art, and music. Plus, she knows fencing and karate.
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The Legend of Korra:
Tenzin, who has inherited his father Aang's knowledge of culture and tradition (especially around the still largely extinct Air Nomads) as well as his knack for diplomacy. He's also currently the world's sole Master Airbender, and his skills are such that he's taken on numbers of mooks and Humongous Mecha (and beat the latter back when even Korra and Lin were struggling against them) at a time, as well as landed a huge blow on Big Bad Amon (who is largely untouchable due to his Bloodbending) in their brief encounter.
Season 3 brings us Zaheer, a foil for Tenzin who is obsessed with the air nomads and twisting their philosophy of freedom into a plan to rid the world of its leaders. He even ends up acting as an Evil Mentor to Avatar Korra, since he can teach her spiritual techniques Tenzin doesn't know.
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Variable Geo: Reimi Jahana is CEO of The Jahana Corporation and it shows. She's almost always dressed in her suit and tie, cruises around in a red convertible, and has a private rooftop rose garden. She also happens to be the two-time defending champion of the VG tournament and is the favorite to win for a third year in a row. That's why her mother had to cheat to get rid of her.
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The Count of Monte Cristo: Edmond Dantès' second life as the eponymous count has been filled with wealth, culture and adventure. He's fearless in battle and has the refined tastes of a nobleman.
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The impeccably dressed, bowler-hatted, champagne-drinking John Steed from The Avengers (1960s).
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1.0
 Cultured Badass / int_e0fcfdea
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1.0
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Cultured Badass / int_e0fcfdea
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type
Cultured Badass
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Hawke from Dragon Age II has an expansive library in their estate, maintains a personal diary, and is shown to be perfectly capable of dealing with the aristocracy of Kirkwall. In their spare time, they regularly battle Blood Mages, slay High Dragons, and end a city-wide invasion by taking down the Qunari Leader in honourable single-combat. In Legacy they even defeat an Ancient Tevinter Magister who was one of the first Darkspawn.
 Cultured Badass / int_e144ba19
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1.0
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1.0
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Cultured Badass / int_e144ba19
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Cultured Badass
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Giles from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Faith as well, kind of.
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1.0
 Cultured Badass / int_e293455a
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Cultured Badass / int_e293455a
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Cultured Badass
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A number of protagonists in Feist's books, most notably Jimmy The Hand/Duke James and his grandson Dashel.
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1.0
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Cultured Badass / int_e2b86487
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type
Cultured Badass
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Gravion brings us Klein Sandman, who is obscenely rich, has a crap ton of maids, lives in a totally pimped out castle, and did we mention he's rich? However, he can build and pilot badass mecha, and regularly performs feats of life-threatening insanity as if it were normal.
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1.0
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Cultured Badass / int_e613101c
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type
Cultured Badass
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Firefly:
To a much lesser degree, Mal, though the culture only shows up in brief hints, such as his proficiency in ballroom dancing, or in the movie, when he displays knowledge of "Rime of the Ancient Mariner". The Word of God says that he grew up well-read on a wealthy ranch.
Also Shepherd Book. A preacher who discusses ancient Chinese philosophers, and is also a good enough shot that he can unerringly hit his opponents in the kneecap in a tense firefight. It's more than hinted at that he's a Retired Badass with a Mysterious Past.
And Simon Tam. Very well educated, dresses nicely, unerringly polite, but able to take on an entire corrupt government without flinching to protect his mei-mei. He also turns out to have one hell of a right hook, as Mal finds out to his cost after a job gone bad puts River in danger. Probably justified by his medical specialisation; emergency rooms can get lively after Last Call.
Inara: Not only are members of the Companion’s Guild expected to be well-read, debonair, and charming in the presence of high-society, they are expected to be able to fight if needs be: Inara gives Mal lessons in sword-fighting, and knows that "Well-bred petty criminals put the small concealable weapons on the far left of the place setting.” Admittedly she said that in jest... whilst handling a handgun with ease and familiarity.
She also thinks well on her feet and keeps the most unexpected things at hand.
Her friend Nandi deserves a medal for this trope!
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1.0
 Cultured Badass / int_e7e37776
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1.0
 Firefly
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Cultured Badass / int_e7e37776
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type
Cultured Badass
 Cultured Badass / int_e80fa454
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Phoebe from Battleborn is a rich sophisticated heiress in a high cultured gown who is capable of wrecking stuff up with her swords.
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1.0
 Cultured Badass / int_e80fa454
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1.0
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Cultured Badass / int_e80fa454
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Cultured Badass
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Emperor Zinyak, from Saints Row IV, supreme ruler of the intergalactic Zin empire and conqueror of countless worlds. Also, an aficionado of classic Earth literature.
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1.0
 Cultured Badass / int_ed113c02
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Cultured Badass / int_ed113c02
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Cultured Badass
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Sherlock Holmes in the novels is portrayed more cultured than badass, but instances still arise that show the hidden badass within. For example, a goon came in and with some effort bent his fire poker. With little effort, Holmes straightened it, barehanded. He's also a bare-knuckle boxer and master of "baritsu.note  Barititsu is a real martial art, Doyle just botched the spelling."
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1.0
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Cultured Badass / int_eef69f10
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Cultured Badass
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Pictured above: Dudley of the Street Fighter series defines this trope: you try kicking arse in a ruffled shirt and bowtie and having tea whilst wearing gentlemen's sports gloves.
Also, Eagle from Street Fighter. His batons are nothing to sneeze at, and he's also rather polite and sharp-dressed.
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1.0
 Cultured Badass / int_ef661e97
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Cultured Badass / int_ef661e97
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Cultured Badass
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The Powers of Harmony has Rarity's assigned Guards, Elo and Grovi. The former is a noble who gave up the decadent lifestyle, while the latter is a commoner who was trained to be able to pass himself off as a noble. Or their predecessors were, anyway. Both are top-notch fighters.
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1.0
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Cultured Badass / int_ef9cba41
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Cultured Badass
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Mobile Fighter G Gundam 's George DeSand also qualifies, as he is a self-styled knight.
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1.0
 Cultured Badass / int_f1360d68
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1.0
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Cultured Badass / int_f1360d68
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Cultured Badass
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King Ashurbanipal of the Neo-Assyrian Empire was equally famous for the cruelty with which he treated his conquered foes and his singular devotion to literature in a time when almost nobody else cared about reading. He amassed one of the world's earliest libraries with texts scavenged from across the empire and pillaged from foreign lands— sometimes, if another ruler had a text Ashurbanipal really wanted, he'd suggest that maybe they should offer it to him as a gift if they didn't want their head on a spear. If you've read The Epic of Gilgamesh, you can thank Ashurbanipal, since it's one of the many ancient texts that survived thanks to his library.
 Cultured Badass / int_f1d185d1
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1.0
 Cultured Badass / int_f1d185d1
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Cultured Badass / int_f1d185d1
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Cultured Badass
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In his introduction scene in World in Conflict, French commander Sabatier is forced to cooperate with American troops under Colonel Sawyer's command. After an American officer fails to pay due respect to French culture, Sabatier breaks into an angered monologue in French about American barbarians, until the "barbarian" Sawyer politely asks him to shut the hell up—in fluent French (he then proceeds to reprimand the officer who caused the incident). It is later mentioned that the Colonel is also fluent in Russian and a few other European languages.
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1.0
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Cultured Badass
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Butler of Artemis Fowl, as well as being a Battle Butler and third most accomplished hand-to-hand combatant on or under the planet, is a cordon bleu chef and has been shown to read classic novels in his free time.
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1.0
 Cultured Badass / int_f3ef0f86
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1.0
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Cultured Badass / int_f3ef0f86
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Cultured Badass
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Cyrano de Bergerac is an accomplished poet, musician, and philosopher, as well as an elite soldier and the best swordsman in Paris. He can even improvise rhyming verse while fighting a duel.
 Cultured Badass / int_f46fa37
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1.0
 Cultured Badass / int_f46fa37
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1.0
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Cultured Badass / int_f46fa37
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Cultured Badass
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Professor Layton is a tea-loving gentleman in every regard, as clearly evidenced by the fanciness of his top hat. He has also shown off his extensive fencing skill to the villains of both the second game and the movie; in the latter case he was even handicapped by fighting with a pole he found against a real sword. His greatest display of badassery was arguably ramping his car onto the deck of a giant war-machine in the third game, in order to rescue his kidnapped daughter.
 Cultured Badass / int_f6bb880b
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1.0
 Cultured Badass / int_f6bb880b
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1.0
 Professor Layton (Video Game)
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Cultured Badass / int_f6bb880b
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Cultured Badass
 Cultured Badass / int_f70c0e06
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Fullmetal Alchemist: The perfect mixture of culture and badass has been passed down the Armstrong family line for GENERATIONS! In addition to his incredible strength and combat ability, he's also shown considerable skill in carving statues (well, he generally creates them with alchemy, but regardless, they're very high-quality) and can draw extremely realistic portraits of people from memory.
 Cultured Badass / int_f70c0e06
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1.0
 Cultured Badass / int_f70c0e06
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1.0
 Fullmetal Alchemist (Manga)
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Cultured Badass / int_f70c0e06
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type
Cultured Badass
 Cultured Badass / int_fb9c177d
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Abominus from the Transformers Mirror Universe of Shattered Glass. The Shattered Glass Terrorcons are all well-regarded performers of some form or other, and when combined their foppish charm is magnified tenfold.
 Cultured Badass / int_fb9c177d
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1.0
 Cultured Badass / int_fb9c177d
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1.0
 Transformers (Franchise)
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Cultured Badass / int_fb9c177d
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Cultured Badass
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With the exception of Ariadne, Arthur in Inception seems to be the least capable member when it comes to fighting. He's almost always dressed in a slick suit or his Waistcoat of Style with his hair combed back and seems to be primarily Cobb's smart assistant who manages the high tech equipment. However, in the first dream level he dreams up one of the biggest guns and in the second level he completely owns gravity, making Neo look like a cheap carnival artist.
 Cultured Badass / int_fbf33963
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1.0
 Cultured Badass / int_fbf33963
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1.0
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
 Road Games
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
 CulturedBadAss
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Cultured Badass
 Elianto
seeAlso
Cultured Badass
 NedKelly
seeAlso
Cultured Badass
 OtherRoyalFamilies
seeAlso
Cultured Badass
 PandoraInactiveCanons
seeAlso
Cultured Badass
 RussellMeans
seeAlso
Cultured Badass
 ptitlei70v550i
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
 Bathory (Music) / int_86bb7d97
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
 Alias / int_86bb7d97
type
Cultured Badass
 Danger Man / int_86bb7d97
type
Cultured Badass
 Domian
seeAlso
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
 Grimm / int_86bb7d97
type
Cultured Badass
 Have Gun – Will Travel / int_86bb7d97
type
Cultured Badass
 Highlander / int_86bb7d97
type
Cultured Badass
 Inspector Morse
seeAlso
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
 Choice of Games / Videogame / int_86bb7d97
type
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
 JonTron (Web Video) / int_86bb0577
type
Cultured Badass
 Hetzer And Friends (Webcomic) / int_86bb7d97
type
Cultured Badass
 ThePirateBalthasar
seeAlso
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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type
Cultured Badass
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type
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type
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