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Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_mobile_ad_1'); })A trilogy of role-playing games set in an alternate history of the early 20th century, mixing gritty realism with fantastic elements and heavy Lovecraftian elements. The first two games take place in Asia and Europe shortly before and during World War I, while the third game puts the player smack-dab in mid-to-late 1920s America... sort of. The original Shadow Hearts had the misfortune of being released just one week before the insanely popular Final Fantasy X, but the series has still enjoyed its share of fans over the years and has developed into something of a Cult Classic.Koudelka, while not a Shadow Hearts game in name, was the first to be released back in 1999, and exists in the same continuity as the Shadow Hearts games. Hiroki Kikuta originally developed it as a radical new take on the RPG genre, but Executive Meddling forced him to change the gameplay from Resident Evil-style action-horror to Final Fantasy-style traditional Turn-Based Combat. The result was a mess (teaching us, among other things, why Survival Horror games should not have Random Encounters), with Kikuta resigning from his CEO position in protest after the game's completion.Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_mobile_ad_2'); })Set in Wales in 1898, the game tells the story of Koudelka Iasant, a young Romani girl with supernatural powers who is drawn to the mysterious Nemeton Monastery after experiencing a series of troubling visions. Along with adventurer/thief Edward Plunkett and bishop James O'Flaherty, they must delve into the dark history of the Monastery and stop the malevolent force that permeates its halls.There exist a number of Japan-only media related to Koudelka: a drama CD that retells key events of the game, a novelization of the game, and a manga originally set as a direct sequel (but now considered in a separate continuity from the Shadow Hearts trilogy).After original developer Sacnoth was taken over by Aruze Entertainment, the Sacnoth team (sans Kikuta) created Shadow Hearts in 2001, as a Spiritual Successor to Koudelka, set in the same universe but shifting the genre to pure Eastern RPG.Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_mobile_ad_3'); })The first two games star Yuri Volte Hyuga, part badass Ineffectual Loner and part goofy Idiot Hero Butt-Monkey who just can't get a break. He also happens to be a Harmonixer, which means that he can fuse with the souls of the Cosmic Horrors that he defeats and turn into various superpowered monsters. He would rather just coast through life beating up anyone stupid enough to give him lip, except in Shadow Hearts there's a voice in his head that tells him to do stuff and isn't too appreciative if Yuri fails to fall in line. This leads him to rescue a young cleric named Alice Elliot, who the Big Bad needs to power his Doomsday Device, and the plot leads on from there.The 2004 sequel, Shadow Hearts: Covenant, sees Yuri's former powers sealed away by the new bad guys in town and introduces Karin Koenig as his new companion. They seek to find a cure for the Mistletoe Curse that Yuri has been afflicted with while struggling against the Illuminati-like cult Sapientes Gladio, who naturally want to Take Over the World. Covenant later got an Updated Re-release under the name Shadow Hearts II: Director's Cut which was unfortunately never released outside of Japan. Curiously, with a little bit of hackwork you can unlock some of the English-translated Director's Cut content in PAL versions of Covenant.The third game, Shadow Hearts: From The New World, was released in 2006 and could almost be seen as a Gaiden Game (despite the fact it stays within continuity) in that it replaces Yuri with intrepid Kid Detective Johnny Garland, moves the setting to America (refreshingly, not Eagleland) and gives the fusion powers to a scantily clad Magical Native American woman named Shania. She's searching for "Lady", the Stoic Cyberpunk woman who wiped out her entire tribe, and Johnny signs up for the ride after developing the ability to create a Laser Blade out of a powerful (but evil) force known as Malice.Common elements to the games are the use of a Judgement Ring system, where players had to hit X right as a marker passed by yellow or red areas in order to attack, a Sanity Meter which lowers by one each turn (More while transformed) and makes you run berserk once it reaches zero, and unique character quests. Each character has a their own personal quest chain over the course of the story, which grants the character new special attacks as they complete it.Not to be confused with the Kingdom Hearts games which, while featuring shadows, are not related to this series.
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Cherry Tapping: Polishing off enemies with Mao's "Cat Touch" wins you special coins that can be used to advance her sidequest.
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Creator Cameo: The Sacnoth Sword in Koudelka itself a reference within a reference; Sacnoth (the company) is named after Sacnoth, a sword in a short story by real-life author Edward Plunkett, Lord Dunsany ("The Fortress Unvanquishable, Save for Sacnoth"). This same author shows up as one of the game's main characters and even fathers a character for the next game. Also Joachim's The Dark Tower, which has the tiny staff of Aruze causing a ruckus. The logo of the same company pops up during the Man Festival. His ultimate weapon, Nautilus, is also the name Sacnoth is known by after it was taken over by Aruze. The fact that the weapon itself is a minimized submarine is also a reference to the fictional submarine captained by Nemo in two of Jules Verne's novels.
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All Men Are Perverts
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All Men Are Perverts: Edward, Yuri, Gepetto, Johnny, and Elliot Ness all have perverted tendencies. Finding ultra rare porn magazines and giving them to Roger Bacon is needed for getting an ultimate weapon. Even Dehuai has a porn magazine in his tower. Joachim, the Great Gama, and the item vendors from Covenant are gay examples.
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On the other hand, Shania doesn't seem so hurt by Fusion. That's because her Fusion powers are gained from a mutual pact with otherworldly spirits.
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Alice in the first Shadow Hearts whacks enemies with a book. Then again, compared to the others, that's normal. (The game has a bit of a Darker and Edgier feel to it; the silly weapon users are a sign that this isn't a Darker and Edgier game.) Consider that one of her books is made with the flesh of a saint. EW.
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Does This Remind You of Anything?
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Does This Remind You of Anything?: A particular group of enemies in the first Shadow Hearts (Happy Creeper, Mournful Demon, etc.) have an attack sequence where the unfortunate receiving party member is slapped across the face repeatedly by a VERY suspicious-looking appendage.
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Dungeon Town: A given in this series, given its Urban Fantasy leanings. A very notable example is the Disc-One Final Dungeon in From The New World, which is a Chicago alleyway and a hotel filled with gangsters and monsters. Yuri and Alice walk right into one... on purpose.
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Brainwashed and Crazy: Happens in battle, as a character run out of Sanity Points. They do random stuff (Blanca evens pees on someone for 1 damage.), and they don't receive EXP at battle's end if the character was still Berserk. SP is fully refilled at the end of the battle, so the SP restoration items (Pure Leaf, Pure Seed, etc.) can only be used in battle. Also, to learn the third skill of the most powerful fusions in the first Shadow Hearts, Yuri must go Berserk. Yuri falls victim to this in the first Shadow Hearts after the Malice consumes him. The rest of the party have to fight him to snap him out of it. Anyone kissed by Lady falls to this if they don't find a way to purge the Malice.
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Cool Old Guy: Zhuzhen from the first Shadow Hearts, and Gepetto from the second. Frank from the third could also count, since he's 50 years old.
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Blatant Item Placement: Koudelka follows this out of necessity, but it's made slightly jarring by the fact that the game is, by comparison, extremely stingy about armor.
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Genre Shift: Koudelka was described as a Survival Horror-RPG mix. Shadow Hearts was an RPG with a horror-inspired setting. Covenant begins like something that wouldn't be out of place in a horror game... but then shifts to a more lighthearted setting. From the New World still keeps true to its macabre roots, but could probably be officially called a comedy.
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Global Currency Exception: Pierre Magimel's dressmaking business in Covenant. You can only pay him to make Cornelia's dresses by giving him "Stud Cards", basically trading cards depicting hot male models. Combine this with the above entry, and you get this Cat Coins in From The New World. Apparently, cats accepting human money is not "right".
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All There in the Manual: Each Shadow Hearts game has an in-game reference library on every single character, item, and monster in the game. You get to keep it in the New Game+, making bosses slightly easier as you now know their weaknesses. You actually need to look in the library and look at certain key items to do some side quests. Quizzes, anyone?
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Ancient Keeper: Roger Bacon, when he's not globe-trotting alongside the heroes. He's 700 years old, so he qualifies simply by having a preferred place of study that rarely sees visitors.
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Multiple Endings: Koudelka has many endings. Every Shadow Hearts has two of them, each time with one ending involving a main character (Alice in Shadow Hearts, Yuri in Covenant, and Shania in the From the New World) succumbing to some curse, and the other ending involving that character not succumbing.
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Violation of Common Sense: To get the canon ending of Koudelka, you have to lose against the final boss instead of winning. Want to get Yuri the most powerful spells of his level three fusions? He needs to go berserk. This is something you typically want to avoid. Hey, torture scenes. Want to get a weapon for them? Pick all of the options that involve your character getting hurt. The closest the first Shadow Hearts game has to a torture scene is the option for Alice to hit on Dehuai instead, which unlocks an optional dungeon. Thankfully this isn't as much of a Violation of Common Sense given that no harm really comes to Alice if she hits on Dehuai, and a mischievous player can see what'd happen if they hit all those options and find a dungeon opened up, but picking an option where the character is zapped or poked with a sword? Yeah.
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Dead All Along: When you find and battle Patrick Heyworth's corpse it's obvious he's been dead for many years before the game starts. Johnny and Lady as well. It turns out Johnny Came Back Wrong, but Lady gave him her will so that he may live.
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Bishōnen: Covenant's Kurando a thousandfold. To hammer home the point, his first Demon Morph is Tsukiyomi, a goddess. Which is even funnier, considering the actual mythological deity is male. Also Nicolai, though to a slightly lesser extent.
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The Virus
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The Virus: Malice. Portrayed in Shadow Hearts as the lingering (and quite vengeful) hatred of the Cosmic Horrors that Yuri has defeated and absorbed; in Covenant as a Hate Plague formed from the accumulation of all negative emotions; and in From the New World as a malevolent, living force that can actively infect people, granting them powers such as resuscitation from death and transformation into a convenient Boss Form, with a dose of Brainwashed and Crazy thrown in for free.
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The Voice: Yuri is guided throughout the events of the first Shadow Hearts by a voice in his head. Later, it is revealed to be the imprisoned Koudelka, who also happens to be the mother of one of your party, the psychic London street urchin Halley.
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Stripperiffic: Veronica in the second game and Shania in the third. Just look at which part of her body Johnny looks at in their first meeting. And the there is Lucia's Bride's Dress
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Deal with the Devil: The Soul Pact. Albert Simon controls Amon, Rasputin gains the power of Asmodeus, and Nicolai claims Astaroth for his own use. A strong level of willpower is required to control those powers without succumbing to Demonic Possession. Rasputin can't handle it after Yuri smashes through his shield, and gets taken over. Nicolai manages to keep Amon in check until Dr. Hojo literally destroys his will through Electric Torture, with Astaroth remarking it was the only thing keeping him in check. Meanwhile, Yuri manages to retain his will and keeps Amon subjugated after taking Amon's soul from Albert.
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With Great Power Comes Great Insanity
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With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: Sanity Points, a staple of the series. Each character starts battle with a number of Sanity Points that gradually trickle away with each turn. When they hit zero, your character goes temporarily insane and you lose control of them. A character who ends the battle in this state doesn't gain any experience points. Those with Fusion powers start with significantly more Sanity than anyone else, but the use of their powers drains their SP much faster. Interestingly, the trio of playable vampires in the series all have exceptionally high sanity, which makes sense since they'd be much less alarmed by monsters and supernatural elements. And this actually makes a bit of sense, since Anastasia, Alice, and Johnny have the least amount of SP - Alice is quite delicate, Anastasia is a little girl, and Johnny got his start watching a man being eaten. Even Halley, who's younger than Alice, has some SP to spare - and this makes sense when you consider that he's probably been quite jaded and toughened after what he's gone through.Shadow Hearts Spoilers Let's see, he's Koudelka's son and inherited her psychic powers - when he was young, he watched his own mother get taken away to a mental "hospital" and left on the streets, with almost no training of his own psychic powers.
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Crapsack World / Crapsaccharine World: The first two games definitely make the world out to be like this. It becomes especially crapsaccharine around Covenant.
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Chekhov's Gun: Koudelka's amulet that she loses while scaling the monestary's roof. Find it or else.
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Dirty Old Man
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Dirty Old Man: The real Roger Bacon, who sends the heroes out to find porn for him in sidequests in Covenant and From The New World. Also Gepetto, who reveals a worrying preference for dominatrix-slash-villain Veronica. And Dehuai in the first Shadow Hearts. He constantly comments on Alice's beauty, practically drools over her during a torture session, and you find a naughty magazine in his tower. Make of it what you will. In addition to the hint of both of Roger and Dehuai's pervertness, said magazine was needed for an extra sidequest by giving it to Roger. And there was the conversation below. God knows what actually made that happen... Creepy acupuncturist Meiyuan from the first Shadow Hearts more than takes advantage of his position when it comes to the male characters. Even underage Halley is not safe from his not-so-carefully-concealed perversions.
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Mythology Gag: There is a girl named Jeanne in the french town of Domremy...Does This Remind You of Anything?? Hint: Jeanne d'Arc...aka Joan of Arc. Who also was from Domremy.
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Funny Background Event: Sorta hard to focus on Shania and Natan's serious, dramatic conversation in the Grand Canyon when Johnny and the others are acting like morons in the background. In Covenant, when Anastasia is telling the group about her troubles concerning her family, you can see Yuri dancing with Blanca in the background. After Johnny reads a newspaper that describes Mao and Hilda, the two start to argue.
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In the Past, Everyone Will Be Famous
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In the Past, Everyone Will Be Famous: The heroes frequently run into fictional versions of real historical figures, such as Roger Bacon, Al Capone, and the Great Gama.
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Lampshade Hanging
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Lampshade Hanging: Tons of it.
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Recurring Element
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Recurring Element: Roger Bacon and the Émigré Manuscript have been involved in every game in the series, Koudelka included.
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Awesome, but Impractical
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Awesome, but Impractical: If you use the New Game+ in Covenant, you have access to the Seraphic Fusion from the outset and Anastasia comes with all of her abilities. This should include Power Cannon and Euthanasia. However, using the powerful fusions in the first boss fight will drain your SP quickly, and using many of these ultra-powerful abilities normally restricted to the end of the game will drain your MP. The first Shadow Hearts subverts this, only giving you Yuri's fusions and the library. Until you have enough SP, you can't use higher-level fusions. Johnny's Awaker/Malice form carries over to New Game+, but since his SP pool is extremely low, he won't be able to use it for a long time. Also, both of the Awaker's special moves (one of which is earned only after a LONG sidequest) have high MP costs. Also, Lucia and Ricardo both have a skill that give all party members save for themselves the Third Key effect (aka allowing three spins of the Attack Judgment Ring). But you only get the skill late in the game, after completing their side quests. You can do it first, but the MP cost is HIGH. How much? 750 MP. According to Ricardo's leveling chart, he needs to be at least Level 65 to pull this off. By that point, the Bonus Boss should be a cakewalk! Oh, wait, both him and the Final Boss have a skill where they remove all buffs and get an extra turn... (There is an item that reduces MP costs, but still not enough to make the skill viable.)
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Empty Shell
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Empty Shell: Yuri becomes this in the bad ending of Covenant.
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Visual Initiative Queue
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Visual Initiative Queue: Starting with Covenant.
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Two Guys and a Girl
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Two Guys and a Girl: The main trio of Koudelka is Koudelka, Edward, and James; notably, the girl is The Hero.
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Low Fantasy
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Low Fantasy: Shadow Hearts is unique from most JRPG titles in that it takes place in the real world, even getting involved with real-life people and events.
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Mad Scientist
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Mad Scientist: One per game: Patrick Heyworth from Koudelka, Jack from Shadow Hearts, Dr. Hojo from Covenant and Professor Gillbert in From The New World. The Koudelka manga also has the doctors from the Royal Medical Society.
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RandomlyDrops
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In Koudelka, unless you remember to fish a key item out of a fountain three discs after it fell in, the only ending you can get (without abusing random drops in the last set of maps until your brains dribble out your ears) is a Non Standard Game Over where the final boss ambushes your heroes with an acid mist, their faces melt off and the trio dies. If you get that far without grabbing the item, it's not totally gone: you go to a certain place to fight a certain cat that will grant you the key item. But that place is hard to find for people who aren't aware of this.
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Anguished Declaration of Love
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Anguished Declaration of Love: Karin does one before the last dungeon.
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Stable Time Loop
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Stable Time Loop: Covenant creates two at the end of the game: After his death, Yuri is sent back to the moment he first met Alice (at the start of Shadow Hearts), turning his life into an ontological paradox. At the same time, Karin is sent back in time to meet Yuri's father, becoming Yuri's mother and creating a predestination paradox. Depending on how you interpret it, the former could instead be an example of Set Right What Once Went Wrong. Since the second game follows on from the bad ending of the first, you could see it as Yuri getting another chance to save Alice and get the good ending.
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Kill 'Em All
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Kill 'Em All: Not many secondary characters from the first Shadow Hearts survive. Basically, if they have a portrait and they don't join your party, they will probably get offed.
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Boring, but Practical
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Boring, but Practical: Yuri's fire fusions in Covenant. He learns the ability Energy Charge, which triples physical damage for the next turn. Yuri can switch to a stronger or an elemental-superior fusion and deal some major damage, making a good number of bosses jokes. A similar ability is gained from one of the first Crests you get. Put it onto Gepetto or Blanca for decent MP levels, start with Yuri's Dark or Earth fusions for high strength, and cast it on Yuri to start this strategy even sooner. From The New World subverts this, due to the Stock System. Using Energy Charge or the magic-equivalent Gathering on bosses will potentially wipe your party out when they get to act.
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Pop Quiz
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Pop Quiz: Covenant and From the New World, with two guys on the side doing 'O's for correct answers, and 'X's for wrong answers. Oh, and you're given only 10 seconds to answer a question.
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Recurring Boss
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Recurring Boss: Shadow Hearts features Wugui, who can be fought four times; once as a Hopeless Boss Fight with Zhuzhen alone, a second one immediately after the first as a Yuri solo fight, a third one as a regular boss fight while transformed into Yamaraja: War, and the last being an optional fight after being temporarily resurrected as a cursed puppet by Cardinal Simon. Shadow Hearts: From the New World has Killer, who is fought four times. Two of them are fought by himself, a third one gives him a cohort (Daoros) and the final one has him transformed into a monster by Malice.
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Surprisingly Easy Mini-Quest
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Surprisingly Easy Mini-Quest: In Shadow Hearts, you have to constantly go to the Graveyard to clear out your accumulated Malice, which comes in the form of a monster whose strength is proportional to the level of Malice, and only with Yuri. Even at maximum Malice, these battles are surprisingly easy. Not emptying it is another story. If you want the non-canon good ending, you need to max it out during the second half and kill the bosses that appear.
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Schizo Tech
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Schizo Tech: Scads of it. The nuclear-powered "Bacon Jet," and Margarete's cell phone, robots and computer banks in 1928 Roswell, and much more.
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Curb-Stomp Battle
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Curb-Stomp Battle: Early in the first Shadow Hearts, players control Yuri's dad when he saves Zhuzhen from Dehuai's lackey during a flashback of their first meeting. To put it into perspective, Ben Hyuga hits like a goddamn truck and effortlessly kills Wugui's lackeys (but considering they were regular mooks it was more or less overkill) with one or two hits. Wugui himself can only survive four or five rounds of full-on hits. Oh, and Ben only has one Fusion: Czernobog, the strongest Dark Element fusion in the whole game! You would have to be a colossal idiot to die while playing as Ben Hyuga.
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Climax Boss
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The Score system ranks you by the names of enemies and bosses. That means that if you're doing very well, you'll learn of upcoming bosses well in advance, which will spoil future villains before they're introduced. If you're doing exceptionally well (Wow, how do you keep getting Ring Perfect Victories like that?) you'll learn the name of the Climax Boss, the Final Boss, and the Bonus Boss in that order.
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Bittersweet Ending
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Bittersweet Ending: The canon endings of Koudelka (James loses his life purifying Elaine's body.), the first Shadow Hearts (Yuri saves the world but loses Alice, the woman he's grown to love. There is an apocryphal Good Ending where she lives, but Covenant relies on her dying.), and Covenant (Yuri commits suicide to save his soul from being wiped clean, and creates a time paradox that takes him back to the start of the first Shadow Hearts.), plus the bad ending of From The New World (Shania is overtaken by the power of Malice.). There are some hints, at least, that the first Shadow Hearts and Covenant are supposed to canonically add up to a happy ending: while most believe Yuri died at the end of Covenant's good ending (and assumed canon due to the poor quality of the bad ending) and the scene following was merely Yuri living out his fond memories in his soul as he promised Alice earlier, some argue he used the Asuka Stone Platform to travel time like the rest of the group for a second shot at his life. This interpretation is further supported by a line from Roger Bacon in From The New World claiming he has never seen an Émigré ritual. While the bittersweet ending is more commonly believed, neither interpretation should be discounted, as there is ample evidence for both. The official Japanese Covenant guidebook confirms that the two games indeed link up this way.
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Flunky Boss
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Flunky Boss: Covenant's Final Boss, Susano-o, summons three flunkies (the Yasakani Gem, the Kusanagi Sword, and the Yata Mirror) to help him in battle, and can perform combos together. They do not come back when you kill them.
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Shut Up, Hannibal!
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Shut Up, Hannibal!: Yuri Hyuga will not take that sort of crap.
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Stat Sticks
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Stat Sticks: This is how Koudelka treated non-missile weapons, in fact against the hidden boss Gargoyle (which guarded the sword Sacnoth), the method is to boost someone's stats: Play the long enough and you get Gargoyle's Claw. Equip it on someone and arrange the formation so that wielder is in front. The Gargoyle's Claw will increase the wielder's stats by huge numbers, since the Claw is breakable just have the wielder defend. The Gargoyle will keep attacking the wielder for weak damage while your other heroes keep hitting the beast until it dies.
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Macho Camp
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Macho Camp: The trading cards collected throughout the second game.
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With My Dying Breath I Summon You
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With My Dying Breath I Summon You: Halfway through the game Dehuai attempts to do this after his defeat, only to fail as the last bit of his energy isn't quite enough. Then Roger Bacon pops in and finishes the ritual in his stead.
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Recurring Traveller
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Recurring Traveller: The Magimel brothers in Covenant are a classic example. They're ALWAYS ahead of you.
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Status-Buff Dispel
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Status-Buff Dispel: The final bosses of Covenant and From the New World both have buff-removing spells, taking on the form of Profound Purity and Lost Progress respectively. In the case of Lost Progress, it is cast immediately after the use of any full-party buff.
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Magical Native American
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Shadow Hearts: From the New World: A boy who can use the embodiment of humanity's malice as a weapon, a female Magical Native American, a Magical Native American who uses Gun Fu, a Brazilian ninja with a saw-katana, a giant drunken cat, an Elegant Gothic Lolita, and a mariachi which a guitar-machine-gun.
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The Stinger
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The Stinger: From The New World's bad ending, as well as both of Covenant's endings.
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Dual Boss
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Dual Boss: There are a few of them: Raijin and Fujin, the penultimate bosses of Covenant. From the New World: One of the boss fights against Killer involves him teaming up with a summoned monster who can halt all Stock regeneration on your party. The Final Boss, Lady and Malice Umbral, are a downplayed example. They attack as a duo, but you only need to kill one target as the other is invulnerable and will automatically be killed upon the main target's death.
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Getting Crap Past the Radar
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Getting Crap Past the Radar: Upon seeing Andre, the enormous pink kitten Lucia unleashes upon the party, Yuri observes, "That's one giant pussy!" (The game is rated T, by the way.) There was also an old woman willing to pose nude for photos, the entire Man Festival, and Yuri saying "shit" in a whole ton of cutscenes. Also in Covenant, one cutscene has Veronica waking up, fully naked, in Rasputin's bed. To further bring the point home, Rasputin mentions that Veronica had "quite the workout", and Anastasia mentions that they were so loud the previous night.
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Useless Useful Spell
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Useless Useful Spell: Inverted, as you don't have to waste MP or turns on them. And you'd be surprised how nice Instant Death is against late-game monsters. You even get to keep them for New Game+.
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Long Song, Short Scene
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Long Song, Short Scene: "Holy Body", which plays whenever you run out of SP during a Spirit fight in From the New World. Given the circumstances, it's highly unlikely you will ever hear it.
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Clap Your Hands If You Believe
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Clap Your Hands If You Believe: During the ending of Covenant, the party is stuck in the Field of Takamagahara, a realm beyond time and space. Just before he dies, Kato tells them that if they want to escape, they must pray fervently to go to the world that their hearts wish for. The only catch is that they cannot return to the immediate present. And so, the party prays together for one last time, and Yuri watches his True Companions fade away. Yuri's fate depends on what he told Jeanne before the last two battles of the game.
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Standard Status Effects
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Standard Status Effects: Aside from the RPG staples of poisoning and other debuffs, the Judgment Ring's presence ensures that there are a lot of meta-examples which screw with the Ring and its components. Going backwards, speeding up the bar, adding fake Hit Areas, having the Hit Areas vanish...unless you're good at the Judgment Ring, these effects will screw you up. Two items, The Mind's Eye and Extreme, will double and triple attack power respectively, but will make the Hit Areas disappear and Extreme will make the hit bar disappear.
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Wham Shot
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Wham Shot: It is made clear the reclusive Father Hans Doyle knows something about Alice's father, but he is killed by Olga before he can say anything. Upon looking through Doyle's belongings, Alice finds a photo of him with Albert Simon, who Alice's father went to see before Bacon ambushed and killed him and who owned the mansion Jack bought before going insane - revealing that the elusive witness of the mysteries, Cardinal Albert Simon is none other than "Roger Bacon" himself. Yuri nudging Alice awake after the train-ride to Domremy, and Alice not waking up. Saving the world in no way undid the curse on her, a curse Yuri never knew about. With full knowledge of the events of both Shadow Hearts and Covenant, this goes from depressing to awesome: after doing all the extra sidequests, Yuri shows up to kick said curse bringer squarely in the balls to prevent said fate. From The New World's bad ending only differs in one detail from the good ending: Shania isn't there when Johnny leaves the agency. Then the camera leads us to her, on top of a skyscraper as a storm brews, and she opens her Malice-red eyes.
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Duel Boss
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You can actually buy Third Keys from a secret shop at the end of the game. It makes Duel Bosses easier.
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Early Installment Weirdness
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Early Installment Weirdness: Koudelka and Shadow Hearts. The latter makes the Genre Shift towards full-on RPG, but it's far darker than Covenant and From the New World. While Shadow Hearts always keeps its rather grotesque artstyle full of fridge horror, it's far more defined there than in Covenant and From the New World, both of which focus more on the humor.
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Loads and Loads of Sidequests
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Loads and Loads of Sidequests: Covenant has a truly obscene number of side quests and subplots, though most of the time they do offer worthwhile things (like powers to the party members or new weapons). A lot of them are under the pretense of being a club or society the party is randomly asked to join, varying from dog fighting to step counting. Yuri lampshades it:
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Painting the Medium
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Painting the Medium: Among other instances, in the second game, Yuri acknowledges the Nautilus as Joachim's "last weapon", and decries the Man Festival sidequest:
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Body Horror
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Body Horror: So, so very much with the enemies in Koudelka. All of them are shambling abominations comprised of bits and pieces of some 200 people and countless animals sacrificed in a botched resurrection ritual from the Émigré Manuscript and placed in an unholy cauldron from Welsh myth that could reanimate the dead. The enemies of the entire series generally end up being this instead of the usual RPG fare. Instead of generic mooks, you fight disembodied souls and finger-legged spiders.
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Broke Your Arm Punching Out Cthulhu
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Broke Your Arm Punching Out Cthulhu: Gameplay-wise, almost any enemy can do this to your party if you neglect the Sanity Meter. For every member that ends up in Berserk mode at the end of the battle, your experience is stolen away in a drunken haze of trippy music and loss of character control. Sure, you regain your mental health at the end, but if a couple important battles go missing from their record, your Berserking party members Can't Catch Up.
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Book-Ends: The first Shadow Hearts begins and ends with a train ride; the first half of Covenant begins and ends at Apoina Tower; From The New World begins and ends in Johnny's detective office (technically, if you got the good ending) or Shania standing atop a skyscraper (if you got the bad ending). Koudelka begins and ends in the spot where Koudelka left her horse.
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Affably Evil
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Affably Evil: The Big Bad of the first Shadow Hearts is quite a cordial fellow aside from his motives. He harbors no malice toward the heroes, even after they defeat him — he sees the whole conflict as nothing more than an honest difference of opinion. He has a meeting with Yuri in Covenant, and even then Yuri is cordial and actually understands the reasoning behind his motives when explained in the larger context. And the former big bad thinks Yuri stands a better chance than he did in hindsight, both personally and in method. The final villain of Covenant, Kato, is also like this. He and Yuri fight to the death, but even then he considers Yuri his friend.
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The Dragon
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The Dragon: Wugai (to Dehuai), Arcane Olga (to Bacon), Nicolai (to Rasputin), and Killer (to Lady).
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Guns Akimbo
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Guns Akimbo: A fighting style employed by Natan, The Stoic badass Magical Native American Proud Warrior Race Guy from From the New World.
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Suspicious Video-Game Generosity
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Suspicious Video-Game Generosity: From Covenant: did you just find a stud card? Chances are Pierre Magimel isn't too far away to make a new dress for Cornelia. The same applies in reverse, you can always check the surrounding areas if you find Pierre but don't seem to have the necessary stud card.
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Lovecraft Lite
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Lovecraft Lite: Sure the world is filled with horrible otherworldy abominations, but at the end of the day said monsters can get their asses handed to them by a luchador vampire and a giant talking cat. And by Covenant, every character is almost required to throw shade at these monsters at least once by the time things are over.
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Artistic License – History
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Artistic License – History: Part of the series' charm. Keep in mind that these games are set during the time of World War I, or in the case of From the New World The Roaring '20s. Among the player characters alone, we have Mata Hari as a superspy, Princess Anastasia as a cameraman, a samurai in Taishō Japan who becomes Anastasia's fiancé, and a talking cat movie star who is revealed to be working with Al Capone.
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Dark Is Not Evil
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Dark Is Not Evil: The series rather loves this trope. Yuri, the main character of both the first Shadow Hearts and Covenant, is, at worst, a Type 2 Anti-Hero with tendencies towards full-blown heroism; at best, he's just The Hero. He's Dark element and happy to be that way. Shania, the main heroine of 3, is a Proud Warrior Race Girl, Magical Native American, and ranges across the same moral spectrum as Yuri, going from Type 2 Antihero to simply The Hero. She's Dark aligned. For side characters, Lucia of Covenant is a gorgeous, cheerful, and loving Italian woman; a bellydancing fortune teller; and a Dumb Blonde without being, well, blonde. She's Dark aligned. Also, while the Dark abilities constantly receive names like "Evil Edge", they are used by both heroes and villains with no comment. You even use a pack of freaking demons as spell sources in Covenant, and they never betray your trust at all! The series also averts this trope as well. Many of the villains, like Rasputin and Gilbert are Dark aligned. However, while their powers may be Dark aligned, those powers have no role on their moralities; they're evil and Dark, not evil because they're Dark. So "Dark Is Not Morality Altering" would be the best way to state the use of this trope in Covenant.
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Enemy Scan
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Enemy Scan: Johnny and Anastasia do this by taking photos of the enemies. Anastasia gains attacks from certain enemies, but needs to be in battle to see the enemy's stats. All Johnny gets is a tradable card, but doesn't need to be in battle to see the enemy's stats. Margarete gets this ability, even using some silly glasses. It's not as effective, and you need to do it again to look at the stats.
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PantyShot
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Panty Shot: Plenty throughout the series, a direct effect of miniskirts and low camera angles. Especially noticeable during battle.
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Boss Rush
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Boss Rush: Some of the Pit Fight missions revolve around this, often with certain restrictions. The first Shadow Hearts has you fight them normally... but with only one character. The latter two games will give you a random limit of party members, but with certain conditions.
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Call a Rabbit a
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Call a Rabbit a "Smeerp": A fourth-wall-breaching example in Koudelka. The player can rename any item in the game, be it equipment or consumables. Want the cast to be healed by vials of crystal meth, or attack enemies with the Chuck Norris Gun? Have at it.
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Play Every Day
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Play Every Day: To a degree it shows up in Koudelka, only the game goes by hours played rather than days. Increasingly more useful equipment is automatically given to the party the longer the player keeps playing the game, until it finally ends with getting the Gargoyle's Claw - the most powerful weapon in the game.
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Inconsistent Dub
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Inconsistent Dub: Edward and Halley's surnames are rendered as "Plunkett" (after Lord Dunsany) in Koudelka and "Brancket" in Shadow Hearts. They qualify as this trope because they're supposed to have the same surname, which is rendered in the original Japanese as プランケット (Puranketto) since they're father and son. The Big Bad of Covenant is named 加藤政二. The last two characters represent his given name, which is read as "Seiji" in the first Shadow Hearts and "Masaji" in Covenant.
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HP to 1
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HP to 1: The first Shadow Hearts features a spell called "!!!", which reduces your HP to 1. The game's final boss possesses "Nine Springs", which does the exact same thing.
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Save Scumming
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The Seals in the three Shadow Hearts games are standard permanent stat boosters... but getting their maximum possible boosts requires using those Seals in battle and getting Perfects on the Judgment Ring (in a genre where said items are normally out-of-battle consumables). Better be ready to save scum.
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Late-Arrival Spoiler
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Late-Arrival Spoiler: Roger Bacon is a recurring character throughout the series, but it's impossible to talk about him without spoiling a few things about the first Shadow Hearts. Namely the fact that the person going by his name is actually Albert Simon and the real Roger Bacon is someone you meet near the end.
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No Such Thing as Space Jesus
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No Such Thing as Space Jesus: It's hard to say if Meta-God is the only real version of God who ever existed or God was just credited for creating the planet and all life on it when it was Meta-God who set it up.
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Names to Run Away From Really Fast
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Names to Run Away from Really Fast: "Émigré Manuscript". Yuri may not fear God, but even mentioning that book scares the crap out of him, Koudelka is right there with him, and even Roger starts freaking out whenever he hears it is in play, and he is the one who wrote it!
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Almost Dead Guy
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Almost Dead Guy: Jack in the first Shadow Hearts, when dying of his wounds, crawls towards the cauldron that he attempted to resurrect his mother with and mutters off his final words.
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New Game+
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Johnny's Awaker/Malice form carries over to New Game+, but since his SP pool is extremely low, he won't be able to use it for a long time. Also, both of the Awaker's special moves (one of which is earned only after a LONG sidequest) have high MP costs.
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Spirit Advisor
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Spirit Advisor: The Ring Soul.
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Permanently Missable Content
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Permanently Missable Content: A few one-time-only dungeons have rare and valuable items, and they can be easily missed (even with the ? indicator). You can't go back to China in the first Shadow Hearts. Mind you, you need to get some items there to do the sidequests in Europe. Amon can be missed if you don't get the certain item before the battle, which locks you out of getting the ultimate fusion.
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Give Me Your Inventory Item
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Give Me Your Inventory Item: From The New World has an extremely demanding Sidequest where you trade photos of your enemies for other photos or items. Harder than it sounds, as some enemies only appear once and some trades require multiple copies of the same photo. However, the trials have monsters from the past, even the ones you couldn't get in the first place! Even the ones that are lost forever can be obtained by trading other cards... though you need to take multiple shots of other one-time enemies.
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Shooting Gallery
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Shooting Gallery: Covenant. Doesn't effect anything, save for a different message depending on how well you did.
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Ship Sinking
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Ship Sinking: Karin/Yuri fans get quite the shock.
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Hello, [Insert Name Here]
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Hello, [Insert Name Here]: Lampshaded in all three Shadow Hearts games by Roger Bacon, who tricks you into thinking that you can rename him, then mocks you when you try. Unfortunately the developers did not think of everything in this case; there is no joke if you DO name him Roger Bacon in the naming screen. Boo! Bacon aside, played straight in the first Shadow Hearts. Characters will still be called by their real names in voice-acted cutscenes, but those are pretty rare. You can also name your teams in Covenant. Cue people naming their teams stuff like "Team Fortress" and "Girl Squad".
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Lovecraft Country
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Lovecraft Country: Part of From the New World takes place here. Lovecraft himself shows up as a professor at Arkham University and will allow you to fight monsters for bonus items. Several of the monsters are inspired by Lovecraft - at least in name - but it can be difficult to tell due to the occasional, unfortunate marriage of phonetic translation and sloppy research. (Among others, Shub Niggurath is translated as "Jeb Niglas.")
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BullyingTheDragon
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Bullying the Dragon: She may look broken and semi-comatose, but the woman whose spirit Viscount Rausan is trying to break actually has the power of a god. As Albert points out, she is actually just messing with him by giving him the silent treatment. The second her son shows up and is put in danger, we see exactly what he was talking about.
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Cosmic Horror Story
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Cosmic Horror Story: The world of Shadow Hearts is smack dab in a cosmic horror universe.
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Improbable Weapon User
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Improbable Weapon User: Several characters, notably Gepetto (a puppet; his equips are strings that you don't see), Joachim (anything he can find) and Frank (anything he can find and mount on a hilt). Frank takes this to absurd extremes. He uproots the last living cactus in the Grand Canyon and puts a hilt on it. He puts a hilt on a giant marlin. He puts a hilt on a firework, absolving himself of any lingering guilt over his failure to take over his father's fireworks company. Finally he puts a hilt on a sword that already has one. Said sword is also a Sword in the Stone with the stone still attached. His Infinity +1 Sword is a giant kebab, and the two most serious party members are amazed by the practicality of it! Anastasia attacks with Fabergé eggs. With her just tossing those around, no wonder the peasants revolted. They're actually small machines in the form of Fabergé eggs. Alice in the first Shadow Hearts whacks enemies with a book. Then again, compared to the others, that's normal. (The game has a bit of a Darker and Edgier feel to it; the silly weapon users are a sign that this isn't a Darker and Edgier game.) Consider that one of her books is made with the flesh of a saint. EW. Halley also attacks with a Slingshot - not that improbable, especially since it's actually something that a kid his age would have. Blanca is justified; he equips items that he can use to sharpen and refine his teeth and claws.
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Cynicism Catalyst: Both Yuri Hyuga and Masaji Kato lose someone they love in Shadow Hearts. Covenant focuses on how they both deal with this tragedy in different ways: Yuri eventually learns to overcome his grief and regains his will to live, while Kato begins as the stronger of the two but eventually descends into nihilism.
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Knight of Cerebus
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Knight of Cerebus: Patrick Heyworth, and by extension anything that involves the Émigré Manuscript. Yuri, Koudelka, and even Roger all stop joking when they hear his name or find out the book is involved.
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Only the Chosen May Wield
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Said sword is also a Sword in the Stone with the stone still attached.
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Serious Business
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The Ring Spirits, magical otherworldly beings ruling over the fate of humanity. Sounds Serious Business? Think again.
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The Lost Woods
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The Lost Woods: The Black Forest in Covenant.
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Meaningful Name
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Meaningful Name: "Koudelka" is a Czech name (originally a nickname) meaning "tow-headed," or blonde. It's not unreasonable for it to have migrated west among her Roma forebears. In game, she tells Edward that her nickname as a gypsy was "Szlato", meaning "treasure".
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Driven to Suicide
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Driven to Suicide: Bessy commits suicide after killing Ogden to save Koudelka.
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Chess Motifs
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Chess Motifs: Koudelka's "Formation" screen opts to depict the three main characters as chess pieces. Koudelka is a Queen, Edward is a Knight, and James is (of course) a Bishop. The Queen's Garden in Covenant has a puzzle around using Chess pieces. Even the keys to doors are chess pieces!
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Guide Dang It!
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Getting the Good Ending requires exploring every millimeter of each area. And even then, knowing just what the requirements are for some sidequests is still Guide Dang It!. In Koudelka, unless you remember to fish a key item out of a fountain three discs after it fell in, the only ending you can get (without abusing random drops in the last set of maps until your brains dribble out your ears) is a Non Standard Game Over where the final boss ambushes your heroes with an acid mist, their faces melt off and the trio dies. If you get that far without grabbing the item, it's not totally gone: you go to a certain place to fight a certain cat that will grant you the key item. But that place is hard to find for people who aren't aware of this. Subverted in Covenant, where the ending you'll get is based on a single question asked right before the final boss. It's also important to note that it's actually the fans who declared the good ending the "good ending" and the other the "bad ending". Mostly because in the "good" ending, Yuri dies... but is reunited with Alice. In the bad ending, he doesn't die but loses all his memories.
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Character-Magnetic Team
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Character-Magnetic Team: To Yuri's and Johnny's annoyance, they have a talent for attracting the most bizarre of characters.
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Let's Split Up, Gang!
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Let's Split Up, Gang!: In Covenant, the party has to explore a battleship in order to find a certain girl. The party splits with one group being led by Yuri and the other being led by Kurando and Blanca. Both groups have to work apart to get through the ship together, pushing switches to open doors on the other part of the ship.
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OminousChanting
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Ominous Chanting: "ICARO", a recurring song throughout the series.
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The Grim Reaper
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The Grim Reaper: In Shadow Hearts, the Grim Reaper appears in random battles when your stored Malice reaches the maximum level. It manifests as the thing that Yuri fears the most: his father wearing a kitsune mask. He's nearly impossible to beat, given his ability to lower Yuri's health down to one point, and he's the only one fighting.Later, the mask comes off to reveal Yuri's own face.
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Zettai Ryouiki
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Zettai Ryouiki: Each game has one - Koudelka, Alice, Karin, and Hilda.
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Villain Has a Point
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Villain Has a Point: Cardinal Albert Simon, the Big Bad of the first Shadow Hearts, wants to wipe out humanity and restart civilisation because of the brutal repression of human elites. The party doesn't even disagree with him about the repression, but still fights him because of the loss of innocent lives. The sequel reveals that his actions in the previous game were a misguided attempt to stop Rasputin.
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Cat Folk
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Cat Folk: The first village in the first Shadow Hearts is filled with demonic versions of these. However they can appear human to lure unsuspecting visitors in. From The New World has them as well, but they're fairly normal and even live in Hollywood.
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Idiot Hero
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Idiot Hero: Yuri, though his boundless supply of wit counteracts it very well. His ignorance is also quite justified; due to losing both parents at an early age and being forced to fend for himself, he never got a normal education. Johnny, on the other hand, is a detective who did have a rich background and education. No wonder he only gets chosen to find lost cats.
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Can't Drop the Hero
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In the first Shadow Hearts, you can only switch out characters if you visit them or talk to a certain character. Yuri can't leave the party, and it's not until you're almost halfway through the game that you get to pick your own party. Even after that point, there are still moments where a certain character will insist on being in the main party.
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BossInMooksClothing
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Boss in Mook's Clothing: If one of your characters goes Berserk, they suddenly turn into this. Berserk characters don't just leave player control; they'll often start pulling out spells two or three times above what they know. If they use one of those on you before you have a chance to use a Pure Leaf, they can easily thrash one of your other party members in one go.
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Dirty Old Woman
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Dirty Old Woman: Kurando's mother in Covenant makes incest jokes about him to the girl with a crush on him, then gives her a very revealing kimono... She also tells Karin that Yuri is like her brother Ben "inside and out" - part of her thinly-veiled plot to hook her up with him, no doubt.
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And Now for Someone Completely Different
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And Now for Someone Completely Different: The first Shadow Hearts allows you to play as Yuri's father, Ben Hyuga, for one battle. After the timeskip, you use Alice as the lead character. Happens quite a few times in Covenant. You control Nicolai and then Karin during the prologue, before Yuri reclaims his main character badge. Anastasia becomes the playable character at the outset of her arc, Kurando becomes the playable character during his own, and you play as Joachim for a little while in Japan. There's also a section of the game where you control the Mutant Apes during a training exercise. And in the Director's Cut there's a bit starring Nicolai, Lenny, and Veronica. You also got to control Blanca on two occasions. Covenant and From the New World change the lead character during specific sidequests.
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Obviously Evil
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Obviously Evil: Rasputin, who's sallow, has a long beard, and is blue. Then comes the professor in From the New World, who looks like Igor's older cousin...
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Too Awesome to Use
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Too Awesome to Use: The various Keys, which grant extra revolutions on the Judgment Ring (and therefore, more attacks). Infinity Key + Gamble Ring. There is only one such key, and you only get it after beating the game. (Also, it's still very hard to hit the small activation area.) Still, the combination allows a character to pummel an enemy with physical attacks until it dies. You can actually buy Third Keys from a secret shop at the end of the game. It makes Duel Bosses easier.
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God and Satan Are Both Jerks
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God and Satan Are Both Jerks: All the Lords of Hell are different aspects of Satan explored by the Key of Solomon. Even the nicest of them, Orobas, would destroy the world just because. As for God, He is so far above humanity He considers us germs at best.
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Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!
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Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: The fight against Albert/Amon in the first Shadow Hearts ends up generating enough energy to cause Neameeto to rise, in Covenant it is revealed that Albert's defeat allowed Sapientes Gladio to grow stronger and in From The New World defeating Killer generates enough Malice to finally open The Gate, although it's implied that The Gate would have opened anyway, although it would have taken a while. In the questionably-canonical Koudelka manga, Roger Bacon is revealed to have translated the original Émigré Manuscript for the Vatican, and that he sabotaged the job to keep the true resurrection ritual out of people's hands because it destroyed all life in the surrounding area to work. Oh, yes, so instead he sabotages it so it sort of half-works and leads to hideous abominations and demons loosed upon the land. Good work, Roger. Even canonically, he's still kind of a dick for using the immortality rite in the Émigré and then excising it from the final translation so nobody else could ever have it.
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Linear Warriors, Quadratic Wizards
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Linear Warriors, Quadratic Wizards: Inverted; it's the mages who are linear and the warriors who are quadratic. It's possible to beat the game using only melees and just giving crests to whoever can use them since anyone can be a mage. However; mages are still useful because they can buff, and unlike melee attacks, can actually hit multiple enemies at once. In From the New World, abilities can get ridiculous with how powerful they are, though. Especially if you set up a combo with them and rack up the bonus damage - and finish it off with a Melt Crest. Stock applies to enemies too. Either you kill it, or the boss combos you to death. The first Shadow Hearts, however, zig-zags it - Alice will possibly never leave your party unless you want her to. Depending on the situation, Yuri's fusions will possibly make him into an effective spellcaster. Zhuzhen, the game's only pure "mage" character, will probably be tossed the first chance you get.
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Tome of Eldritch Lore
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Tome of Eldritch Lore: A recurring plot device in all four games is the Émigré Manuscript, a forbidden text that contains instructions on how to bring someone Back from the Dead. Unfortunately, it almost never works out the way the caster intends. Johnny is the only person to be brought back from the dead with his mind intact, and even then, it was only because his sister sacrificed her own life force. There are two others, one that allows the user to channel the power of the demons of hell or can be inverted, to channel the power of the gods themselves, and one that summons a space alien powerful enough to be called a god to come and destroy the earth. These two books play a major role in Shadow Hearts and Koudelka, but never appear again in the series.
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Large Ham
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Not to mention the usual case - nobody ever bats an eye at your party members. Obviously one expects people to notice Joachim, Frank, Lucia, Shania, or Mao to be a tad conspicuous. But this gets a different kind of weird when you have part-Japanese Yuri walking around China not too long after this, or German Karin and Russian Anastasia prancing right across faction lines in the middle of World War I. Anastasia actually mentions this and gives Karin a fake identity, "Anne". Karin has a few things that make her justified. Firstly, Nicolai's plan to use the Mistletoe would have ended with her dead if Yuri didn't think quick and Jeanne didn't distract Lenny, so she's on the run. Secondly, after the first hour or so of the game, Karin switches out of her German officer clothes for something else, and basically defects from German lines in favor of going after Sapientes Gladio as a greater evil. That doesn't excuse the fact that she wears obscenely revealing clothing for the 1910s and 1920s.
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Demonic Dummy
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Demonic Dummy: Each Shadow Hearts game has at least one sidequest revolving around one of these, always taking place in an abandoned, haunted mansion called the Doll House.
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BFG
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BFG: In Koudelka, bow guns (crossbows) function as this. The weakest of these is almost the same size as the three main characters, and they do the most damage in a single shot for a missile weapon.
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BFS
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BFS: Frank's homemade ninja swords. Kurando's final Demon Morph (the Ogre Spirit Jutendouji) also wields one. Koudelka has the Sacnoth, a massive sword guarded by a ridiculously strong gargoyle.
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Straight Man
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Straight Man: Yuri, which leads to many a Lampshade Hanging when the party encounter some new bizarre situation or character. Even more so with Johhny who is the only one pointing out how bizarre the various things they come across are. He seems to be the only one to have a problem with the giant talking drunken kung-fu mob boss bodyguard cat following them around. And then the party visits a newspaper office...
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Elemental Rock–Paper–Scissors
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Elemental Rock–Paper–Scissors: In the three Shadow Hearts games, your party will eventually consist of one character of each element, plus one non-elemental. The "hurts more" pairings are Fire/Water, Earth/Wind, and Dark/Light. There are spells that change your physical attacks to one of the specifics, as well.
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McNinja
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McNinja: Frank Goldfinger, a Polish immigrant who learned ninjutsu in the jungles of South America instead of taking over his father's fireworks company in New York.
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Bad Powers, Good People
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Bad Powers, Good People: Heavily implied in the game world. Characters have made one or more pacts with demons or use the powers of Malice, but aren't always bad people. Lenny has made a pact with a demon. However, you learn that he is not a bad person at all!
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Cultured Badass
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Cultured Badass / Badass Bookworm: According to the manual Edward enjoys reading poetry which includes Lord Byron and Shakespeare. He is also capable of dealing the highest physical damage of the main cast. James may also count since they both recite passages together.
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Psychic Powers
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Psychic Powers: Koudelka, and Halley in Shadow Hearts.
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Eldritch Abomination
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Eldritch Abomination: Meta-God in the first Shadow Hearts. Amon, Asmodeus, and Astaroth, the "three gods of destruction" in Covenant, arguably. LOTS of them in From the New World.
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Absurdly Spacious Sewer
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Absurdly Spacious Sewer: The first Shadow Hearts has a giant sewer dungeon in Fengtian. A variant: an unused subway system is a major first area in Covenant. There's also a sewer system that's an alternate entrance to the palace in Petrograd, Russia, which has since gained elements of a catacomb due to a bunch of the dead trapped there haunting it.
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Quirky Miniboss Squad
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Happens quite a few times in Covenant. You control Nicolai and then Karin during the prologue, before Yuri reclaims his main character badge. Anastasia becomes the playable character at the outset of her arc, Kurando becomes the playable character during his own, and you play as Joachim for a little while in Japan. There's also a section of the game where you control the Mutant Apes during a training exercise. And in the Director's Cut there's a bit starring Nicolai, Lenny, and Veronica. You also got to control Blanca on two occasions.
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Fake Nationality
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Fake Nationality: invoked An in-universe example: Yuri's mother Anne, who is supposedly Russian, turns out to be Karin Koenig, a German.
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Back from the Dead
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Back from the Dead: In all four games, someone attempts to resurrect someone else using the Émigré Manuscript. How deeply this affects the plot varies from game to game.
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Even the Dog Is Ashamed
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Even the Dog Is Ashamed: Blanca in Covenant. Coupled with Only Sane Man.
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Ragtag Bunch of Misfits
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Ragtag Bunch of Misfits Shadow Hearts: A man who can fuse his soul with demons, a cute exorcist, a Taoist mage, Mata Hari (yes, that one), a fencing vampire, and an ESPer who is the son of the prequel's heroine. Shadow Hearts: Covenant: A man who can fuse his soul with demons, a female German officer/fencer, a perverted old man puppeteer, a wolf, a vampire masked wrestler, an air-headed tarot reader/dancer, Anastasia Romanov, and a samurai. Shadow Hearts: From the New World: A boy who can use the embodiment of humanity's malice as a weapon, a female Magical Native American, a Magical Native American who uses Gun Fu, a Brazilian ninja with a saw-katana, a giant drunken cat, an Elegant Gothic Lolita, and a mariachi which a guitar-machine-gun.
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Skippable Boss
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Skippable Boss: Hilariously subverted. When Johnny arrives to the altar in the Aito cave, he founds out what looks like a colossal statue of a winged minotaur/centaur hybrid wielding a blood-stained sledgehammer. He tries to sneak around it...only to get caught in the middle:
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"Blind Idiot" Translation: Karin's skills in the second game are all named in German, but it appears the original text represented them phonetically. Thus, you end up with "Heuervelk" (Feuerwerk, german for 'fireworks'), "Bullenfogel" (possibly "Bullenvogel", which combines the words for "bull" and "bird") and "Geuschbenst" (Gespenst, german for "ghost"). Only "Sonnestark" remains unscathed.
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Action Commands
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Action Commands: The Judgment Ring. Hit the target areas, your attack succeeds. Hit the even smaller Critical area, and the attack is stronger. Hit outside of the areas, and you just wasted a turn.
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Giant Space Flea from Nowhere
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Giant Space Flea from Nowhere: For the final battle in Covenant, Kato summons Susano'O and the other four relics to aid in the fight. In the third game, Malice Umbral is the actual final boss, and he comes as soon as the battle begins.
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Monster Arena
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Monster Arena: The "Pit Fight" side-quests. You are pitted against monsters and some bosses that you defeated before for a reward. Some battles from Covenant and from the New World have special conditions as well.
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TransformationTrauma
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Transformation Trauma: Yuri in the first two games, which makes sense considering that his Fusion technique has him forcefully merging his body with the souls of the various vengeful monsters that he's defeated. But after defeating Fox Face for the last time, Yuri will master his Fusion power and will no longer feel pain when he transforms. The same applies in Covenant after he comes to terms with the Mistletoe Curse. On the other hand, Shania doesn't seem so hurt by Fusion. That's because her Fusion powers are gained from a mutual pact with otherworldly spirits.
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Set Right What Once Went Wrong
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Depending on how you interpret it, the former could instead be an example of Set Right What Once Went Wrong. Since the second game follows on from the bad ending of the first, you could see it as Yuri getting another chance to save Alice and get the good ending.
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MaskPower
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Mask Power: Joachim becomes The Grand Papillon when he dons his butterfly mask, with an accompanying power boost. He can later upgrade to "The Great Question" as a Bragging Rights Reward. In From The New World, if Hilda's calories meter is maxed on either end, she can go into her mask form. Hilda can inherent the mask and title of Great Question.
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Big Bad
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The Big Bad of Covenant is named 加藤政二. The last two characters represent his given name, which is read as "Seiji" in the first Shadow Hearts and "Masaji" in Covenant.
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Poke the Poodle
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Poke the Poodle: Compared to other role-playing games wherein the Big Bad tries to conquer or destroy the world, Masaji Kato's plan to turn back time a mere 100 years could seem, to some, very reasonable by comparison.
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Send in the Clones
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Send in the Clones: The Mutant Apes, Covenant's Quirky Miniboss Squad for the last third of the game.
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Belated Happy Ending
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Belated Happy Ending: Very belated. The first Shadow Hearts has two possible endings: one where Alice lives, and one where Alice dies. Unfortunately the sequel Covenant confirms the second ending as canon. However, it is implied that the "good" ending of Covenant (where Yuri dies and is reunited with Alice back at the very start of their adventure) is also canon, which means that Yuri can now save Alice. Put simply: SH1 bad ending > SH2 good ending > SH1 good ending is the canonical order. So Yuri and Alice do finally get their happy ending. Another for Koudelka and Halley. Koudelka appears in the first Shadow Hearts after being committed to an insane asylum. After the events of the game she and her son Halley go to America presumably to find Edward, Halley's implied father and one of the Koudelka trio.
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Interface Spoiler
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Interface Spoiler: In the first Shadow Hearts, after Alice goes to Ruen by herself, the main villain updated entry on the NPC List will also spoil that he is the disciple of the real Roger Bacon, whom the party has yet to meet. Something similar happens in Covenant, where Nicolai's character page (available from the very beginning of the game) reveals that he isn't who he claims to be and is a bad guy. Most of the decoy final bosses are spoiled by the absence of a unique boss theme. Sorry, Messiah, you're not fooling anyone. The Score system ranks you by the names of enemies and bosses. That means that if you're doing very well, you'll learn of upcoming bosses well in advance, which will spoil future villains before they're introduced. If you're doing exceptionally well (Wow, how do you keep getting Ring Perfect Victories like that?) you'll learn the name of the Climax Boss, the Final Boss, and the Bonus Boss in that order. Actually averted. If you DO get to Rank One, you already have fought the boss.
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Made of Evil
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Made of Evil: Yuri's accumulated Malice can actually form into monsters, which he must fight. In the first Shadow Hearts, this was a way of performing maintenance on himself. In the second game, you don't have to do it regularly, but an early boss fight is against one such Malice Monster, a spider with giant human fingers for legs.
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Our Vampires Are Different
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Our Vampires Are Different: One is a Improbable Weapon-Using Large Ham wannabe-superhero trained as a pro wrestler. One is a Elegant Gothic Lolita Magical Girl. And one is called Keith.
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I Am Who?
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I Am Who?: Johnny in From the New World is the first human revived by the Émigré Manuscript who hasn't become a mindless abomination in the process... but there are some side-effects.
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Merchandise-Driven
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Merchandise-Driven: Hilda's rationale for changing the name of her ultimate weapon from "Magic Key Divine Angel Version 2, the Legendary" to "Magic Key Hilding". Namely, because that's easier to market.
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Canon Discontinuity
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Canon Discontinuity: The Koudelka manga was written as a direct sequel of the game, and gave a lot of extra detail on the backstory of Roger Bacon and the Émigré Manuscript... but a line from Roger in Shadow Hearts: From the New World directly contradicts the manga (Specifically, he has never seen a successful Émigré ritual, whereas at the end of the manga he was witness to the revival of Mary Vermont and several fetuses as angelic beings. Though it's possible he was specifically referring to a ritual that completely revives a person as if they had never died in the first place.), making the manga's connection to the Shadow Hearts continuity questionable.
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Infinity +1 Sword
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His Infinity +1 Sword is a giant kebab, and the two most serious party members are amazed by the practicality of it!
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Fight Woosh
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Fight Woosh: A swirly-thing in Koudelka and Shadow Hearts; Covenant and From the New World have a glass screen-shatter fight woosh for the normal battles and an exploding ball of energy for bosses.
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Ascended Extra
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Ascended Extra: Karin Koenig and Joachim Valentine from Covenant were present in the first Shadow Hearts under the names of Anne Hyuga and the Golden Bat, respectively.
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And I Must Scream
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And I Must Scream: From Koudelka, Charlotte D'lota was kept in the prison under Nemeton Monastery from birth and beheaded on her 9th birthday. If you try to reason with her without the letters from Sophia, she will curse you and trigger a boss fight which is also scream-inducing.
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Mega Neko
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Mao in From the New World is a giant cat movie star who serves as a martial arts mentor (to a McNinja, no less) and Al Capone's bodyguard and second-in-command.
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Soundtrack Dissonance
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Soundtrack Dissonance: Koudelka had some... very curious ideas of what a battle sequence song should sound like. See here and here.
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Or Was It a Dream?
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Or Was It a Dream?: After finishing the side-quest Purgatory, Johnny 'wakes up' at the place from where he entered the dungeon. Nobody else remembers any of the events from it, but he has gained Awaker's Ether Purge ability.
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Reverse Cerebus Syndrome
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Reverse Cerebus Syndrome: Downplayed. The series has been getting more zany and light-hearted with each new installment. Even those have their serious moments.
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Final Boss
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The Final Boss, Lady and Malice Umbral, are a downplayed example. They attack as a duo, but you only need to kill one target as the other is invulnerable and will automatically be killed upon the main target's death.
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Breakable Weapons
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Breakable Weapons: A prominent part of Koudelka's combat system.
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Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot
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Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: Oh god, so many. The best is probably Joachim, however; He's a Shapeshifting Toku Superhero Vampire Professional Wrestler. Mao in From the New World is a giant cat movie star who serves as a martial arts mentor (to a McNinja, no less) and Al Capone's bodyguard and second-in-command.
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Elegant Gothic Lolita
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Elegant Gothic Lolita: Cornelia's "Dark Beauty" dress in Covenant, Hilda in From The New World.
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First Person Snapshooter
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First Person Snapshooter: Anastasia in Covenant. Johnny Garland in From The New World actually inherits the camera she used.
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Wrestler in All of Us
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Wrestler in All of Us: The second game has a pro-wrestling superhero vampire! Also, his teacher? The actual Great Gama! [1]
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Non-Elemental
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Non-Elemental: The Neutral Element. Johnny and Lady are the character to naturally be this, with Yuri, Kurando, and Gepetto getting forms to become neutral. Melt Crest, the strongest spell from the third game, also deals Non-Elemental damage.
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Sanity Meter
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Sanity Meter: You have Sanity Points (SP) which deplete by one each combat round, and when they run out, the character becomes The Berserker, attacking nonstop and negating any EXP due to not remembering what happened. Harmonixers always have huge SP counts due to the inherent trauma of learning to endure fusion and channeling of spirits. Johnny never learned this, so his points are as low as a typical person's.
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Widget Series
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Widget Series: Far less subdued than other examples, but what other series will have characters wielding whatever they can find against the forces of evil... or have gun-based martial artists, ninjas in red, and egg-throwing princesses as party members?
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Always Check Behind the Chair
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Always Check Behind the Chair: Used surprisingly often. On the plus side, you'll get a little ? over your head when there's an item hidden nearby. Plot-important items have a ! instead. A certain special item to be found in Dehuai's tower instead gives Yuri a little heart over his head. Check behind the tree in the Graveyard after defeating Yuri's dad to get his ultimate armor.
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And Then What?
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And Then What?: Orobas, a sidequest boss in Covenant, declares his intention to Take Over the World; after hearing it already from someone else, Anastasia asks him this. Awkward pause.
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Moral Dissonance
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Moral Dissonance: Yuri beats the living hell out of a mortally ill villain whose plans he has just completely and irrevocably ruined, while the villain's grandson looks on helplessly, having already been shoved to the ground. The reasoning is that the Foreign Minister is the man responsible for the attempted invasion of China, making him indirectly responsible for the deaths of Yuri's parents, since Dehuai specifically targeted Ben Hyuga's family as revenge for him thwarting the first Demon's Gate Invocation as an agent of the Japanese government. More importantly, the Minster's pleading to spare his grandson mirrors the actions of Yuri's mother shortly before she was killed trying to protect her son. This explains why the Minister is the only villain in the series who actually manages to get to Yuri, causing him to go crazy and then break down in tears. Unfortunately, if you didn't play the first Shadow Hearts game, this is one of those moments that would have you confused as hell. From the New World ends in willful fratricide... which the party angsts about for all of 10 minutes. Which leads to the cutscene where mass murderer Killer says, in a moment full of irony, "You're not a very good brother, are you?" By that point, Lady/Grace was a soulless monster intent on destroying the world, and it was clear that killing her was their only option. Hell, one could even consider it a Mercy Kill.
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The Alcatraz
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The Alcatraz: St. Marguerite Island in Covenant, where the party is captured and Blanca has to rescue them. Alcatraz itself appears in the third game. Johnny and co. infiltrate it to free Al Capone.
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Came Back Wrong
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Whoever got resurrected by the Émigré Menuscript is better off killed, except Johnny.
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Aerith and Bob
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Aerith and Bob: Meet Hildegard, Joachim, and... Keith.
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Pretender Diss
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Pretender Diss: Yuri has nothing but contempt for Sapentis Gladio for thinking themselves greater opponents than Albert Simon, and when Rasputin casually puts down Albert prior to his battle with Yuri, the first thing Yuri says following the battle as Rasputin lays dying is to put him down for even remotely comparing himself to a proper Big Bad like Albert.
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Did They or Didn't They?
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Did They or Didn't They?: In the canon normal ending of Koudelka, Edward steps out of a tent while Koudelka is tying her hair, with her jacket conspicuously absent. Since Halley in Shadow Hearts is Koudelka's son and shares Edward's last name of Plunkett, this heavily implies that Koudelka and Edward had sex at some point (if not in that tent, then definitely two years later if Halley's age of 12 is accurate as per the Japanese Shadow Hearts website).
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Big Boo's Haunt
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Big Boo's Haunt: Koudelka takes place in a monastery loaded with abominations. Every Shadow Hearts game has a Doll House sidequest. It takes place in a Haunted House infested with Creepy Dolls and other abominations that are trying to kill you.
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Did You Just Flip Off Cthulhu?
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Did You Just Flip Off Cthulhu?: These heroes are not impressed by abominations from beyond the veil, and aren't shy about sharing this.
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Brutal Bonus Level
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Brutal Bonus Level: The Neam Ruins sidequest from Covenant. The level is long and has annoying puzzles that often requires you to move to very specific areas that are hard to describe. The Purgatory from From the New World. Unlocking it is hard on its own, as it requires completing a game-spanning sidequest taking possibly mutliple photos of enemies, including bosses, which are missable. The dungeon itself is a maze in which you start with Johnny only, so if something ambushes you, you might as well reset. The maze gets progressively harder as do enemies and you have to fight six Bonus Bosses, after which a party member gets freed, and the last of whom is the only boss harder than the Final Boss. The shop located here is the only shop giving you the possibility of buying Third Keys, and completing it nets you the Eternal Key and Awaker's final ability.
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Tarot Motifs
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Tarot Motifs: Lucia's special ability lets her draw Tarot cards to invoke special effects. Not as good as it sounds, as it's entirely based on luck and can backfire horribly. Specifically, all of Lucia's special effects have a random chance of being "reversed". That means that the fantastic ability to kill all enemies in one hit may instead hit your own party and cause instant game over. Cards with yellow sparks double the effect, but can also be reversed. Lucia's special accessory gives the effect to give the cards the double effect, but you can still draw a reverse card...
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Non-Standard Game Over
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Non-Standard Game Over: Taking the wrong path in the optional dungeon Black Forest hits you with a "Surprise! You're dead!" ending. If you listen to the flowers at the beginning, they tell you what each colored flower does. The White Flower wants you to go further into the forest, and the Black Flower wants you to leave. You put the rest together.
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Character Title
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Character Title: Koudelka, natch.
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Chuck Cunningham Syndrome
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Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Despite Edward Plunkett, Koudelka Iasant, and Halley Brancket being stated to live in America at the end of the first Shadow Hearts game, they do not appear or are even mentioned in From the New World, which is explicitly set in the Americas.
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Teeth-Clenched Teamwork
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Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Koudelka, Edward and Father O'Flaherty in 'Koudelka'.
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Shout-Out
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Shout-Out: In Covenant one of the wolfs Blanca faces for his powerup sidequest is called "the Lonely Wolf" and wears a RED BASEBALL CAP. Another wolf battle has Blanca fighting the Black Dog Stars. From the New World has something similar with the Pagoda Fights: Mao has to fight The Terminator and a Bruce Lee Clone.
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High-Dive Escape
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High-Dive Escape: The Big Bad attempts this during the end of the first act of the first Shadow Hearts, but his grand exit gets marred by a quite undignified piece of debris to the back of his head.
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Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?
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Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: Much of the premise of the games involve finding Cosmic Horror entities from beyond the stars and kicking their asses, even gaining their spells in the process.
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Lighter and Softer
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Lighter and Softer: The later two games compared to the first two. From The New World is especially Lighter and Softer compared to the first two. Covenant is rather dark for the first couple hours and then starts to embrace its sense of humour. Part of the reason the series has a Fanbase of course is that even the lighter and softer games retain their dark parts - In one scene of From the New World, you see Frank ham it up and attack with some of the most improbable weapons ever, and then in the next, witness malice take over an unwilling woman alive and are forced to fight her. To sum things up: in the first Shadow Hearts, the silliest thing around was probably Margarete and her gadgets, unless you poke around. By the third game, one of your party members is a Polish immigrant ninja who learned his ninjutsu in the jungles of South America, works for the CIA and is constantly berated by his master, a giant talking cat movie star who serves as Al Capone's second-in-command, and a mexican singer with firearms inside his guitar.
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Incoming Ham
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Incoming Ham: Covenant was actually a fairly serious game for the first good portion. Then you hear this and hear a brief speech, and there's no turning back.
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Social Services Does Not Exist
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Social Services Does Not Exist: Orphans living on the streets of Britain. To be fair, given the state of the orphanage in London (as well as the time the games are set in) this isn't too implausible.
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Take Your Time
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The fight against Albert/Amon in the first Shadow Hearts ends up generating enough energy to cause Neameeto to rise, in Covenant it is revealed that Albert's defeat allowed Sapientes Gladio to grow stronger and in From The New World defeating Killer generates enough Malice to finally open The Gate, although it's implied that The Gate would have opened anyway, although it would have taken a while.
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Developers' Foresight
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Developers' Foresight: Every battle track has a "Desperation" theme that plays when a character SP reaches 0 and they go berserk - even the special battle themes that play only a few times in the game. By the time you get to them you won't likely let your SP get anywhere near zero. Special mention goes to the Spirits battle themes in From the New World - with the exception of one, all of them is a Duel Boss with Shania, who has the highest SP in the game (meaning it's highly unlikely she will ever go berserk). There actually is a theme in the event that this happens. In Shadow Hearts you end up fighting Dehuai twice. In the spoils for the first battle, you end up getting his staff that you can equip on Zhuzhen. In the second battle, Dehuai is depicted without his staff.
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The Doll Episode
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The Doll Episode: Each Shadow Hearts game has a Doll House sidequest.
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Highly Visible Ninja
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Frank the Highly Visible Ninja is the Large Ham of the party in From The New World.
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Unusually Uninteresting Sight
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Unusually Uninteresting Sight: In the Shadow Hearts universe, monsters are treated as a normal part of the world. However, the average person apparently doesn't handle them too well, and the Sanity Points mechanic seems to reflect that with its constant ticking down to berserk status. Not to mention the usual case - nobody ever bats an eye at your party members. Obviously one expects people to notice Joachim, Frank, Lucia, Shania, or Mao to be a tad conspicuous. But this gets a different kind of weird when you have part-Japanese Yuri walking around China not too long after this, or German Karin and Russian Anastasia prancing right across faction lines in the middle of World War I. Anastasia actually mentions this and gives Karin a fake identity, "Anne". Karin has a few things that make her justified. Firstly, Nicolai's plan to use the Mistletoe would have ended with her dead if Yuri didn't think quick and Jeanne didn't distract Lenny, so she's on the run. Secondly, after the first hour or so of the game, Karin switches out of her German officer clothes for something else, and basically defects from German lines in favor of going after Sapientes Gladio as a greater evil. That doesn't excuse the fact that she wears obscenely revealing clothing for the 1910s and 1920s. Then there's the fact that in most of the games, half of your party members are wearing outfits so skimpy for the times that they probably would have been arrested, never mind gawked at. Blanca from Covenant takes something that would be this and makes it almost normal. Anyone else would be wondering why a full-grown wolf would be wandering around a place like the streets of Paris without a leash or collar. Except in this universe, there's the Wolf Bout, a rather organized search for the strongest wolf, and you'll find wolves who honor this just about anywhere with or without owners attached to them.
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Cute Monster Girl
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Cute Monster Girl: Every one of Shania's transformations. Especially the earth one. Hilda could count as well, if she's not trying to force it.
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Action Girl
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Action Girl: Many of them, but Koudelka beats them all in the manga by taking control a Cosmic Horror by hypnotizing herself. It Is Awesome.
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Feather Motif
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Feather Motif: Many characters in the first Shadow Hearts have feather (or wing) motifs in their official artwork: Yuri (Ravens), Alice (Butterflies), Zhuzhen (Hawks), Margarete (Peacocks), Keith (Bats), Halley (Sparrows), Albert (Doves), Dehuai (Fireflies), Wugui (Squirrels), Kawashima (Dragonflies), Roger (Owls), and Koudelka (Bluebirds).
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Tangled Family Tree
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Tangled Family Tree: Most of the main characters are related to each other in some fashion.
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Shoot the Medic First
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Shoot the Medic First: The final battle in Covenant has four targets. Defeating one actually ends the battle, but the other three make the battle much longer if you ignore them. One of which heals. If you don't take down any of them? Well, let this troper just say that the game gives you a chance to kill the big boss with all four characters getting a turn each. After that, it's better to restart the Playstation.
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Male Gaze
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Karin has a few things that make her justified. Firstly, Nicolai's plan to use the Mistletoe would have ended with her dead if Yuri didn't think quick and Jeanne didn't distract Lenny, so she's on the run. Secondly, after the first hour or so of the game, Karin switches out of her German officer clothes for something else, and basically defects from German lines in favor of going after Sapientes Gladio as a greater evil. That doesn't excuse the fact that she wears obscenely revealing clothing for the 1910s and 1920s.
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Glad-to-Be-Alive Sex: Koudelda and Edward very implicitly have some in the ending after James' Heroic Sacrifice. Shadow Hearts straight up says they did because one of the characters is their son.
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Translation Convention: Especially in Covenant. We've got Japanese-Russian (actually German) Yuri, who was raised in China, talking with German Karin, French Gepetto, and Russian Anastasia. Add to this the puzzle in the Russian underground involving Cyrillic letters that (in the English version at least) Yuri mistakes for Roman letters. The pre-battle banter for the Wolf Bout fights are the only times Blanca's voice is heard. At all other times only the standard barks and growls are heard, though occasionally the player is shown his thoughts. In From The New World: "In the white man's words..."
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Historical Villain Upgrade
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Not really: real life Rasputin was more of a misblamed scapegoat than a devil, although he did look creepy, and he was working his way into the Tsar's inner circle. (Chances are, though, even if he wasn't assassinated the rebellions would have still happened.)
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Tragic Monster
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Tragic Monster: A secret room in Koudelka reveals a monster who is still sane but suicidal. He often laments how sad his situation is while advising the heroes. The game doesn't give them the option to Mercy Kill him. Any victim of a failed resurrection ritual.
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Morality Pet
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Morality Pet: Alice to Yuri. And Kosuke to Ishimura.
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Call-Forward: Hands up if you feel slightly uncomfortable when the sugary sweet Princess Anastasia Romanov starts talking about how she's worried that if her parents don't improve their lot with the people then a revolution might be on their hands... A fat man in the third game mentions how rich he is... in 1929. Ouch.
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Not Quite Dead
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Not Quite Dead: From the New World has Killer attacking the party in Uyuni Salt Lake. The party gives him a beating, and afterwards the party believes that they killed him. Of course, Killer gets up again and stabs Johnny unconscious.
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Light Is Not Good
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Light Is Not Good: The series also loves this trope. One of the worst villains in the series is Light aligned: Nicolai. Also, a hierarchy of three demon lords Amon, Astaroth, and Asmodeus is mentioned in the second game. While they are all powerful, the Darkness aligned Asmodeus is only after mindless destruction, and is seen as inferior to Astaroth, who prefers to let people slaughter each other, and is light aligned. Further used in the third game, where Lady's main attacks consist of shooting waves of red light that annihilate nearly everyone, and even the main characters take serious damage from it. Lady herself may be Non-element, but her attacks and design evoke light imagery. Even more used: Light-elemental spells, despite being named things like "Holy Edge", are used by both heroes and villains with no comment from either side on the morality of the magic involved. Due to the fact that some of your best party members are Dark aligned- Yuri and Shania being the class examples- Light will fuck you up in battle, since they're weak to it. Since those same characters are strong against Darkness, however, Dark elemental enemies are easier to kill and less of a threat. Thus, a player always regards Light with more fear than Dark, exactly the way the main characters do.
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There Can Be Only One
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There Can Be Only One: The Wolf Bout and the Cat Pagoda
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Combination Attack: Introduced in Covenant. The player must issue the "combo" command to have a party member join up with another. All four members can link attacks together, to rack up an insane amount of hits and damage to the enemy. The fourth character, if he or she has enough MP, gets to use a sort of finishing move called Combo Magic, based upon the elemental alignments of the characters participating in battle. Further expanded in From the New World, but instead of moving characters next to each other, they must build up an energy meter (Stock) and characters can launch two attacks before the next character continues the combo. Combo Magic is still available, but it now needs both the MP cost and the character's Stock at Level 2.
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Casual Danger Dialog: The party, Yuri even more so, have a habit of deadpanning villainous monologues: the more hammy or ridiculous, the better.
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Cain and Abel
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Cain and Abel / Luke, I Am Your Father: Nicholas and Anastasia in Covenant, Johnny and Lady/Grace in From The New World.
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Double Standard: Rape, Male on Male
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Double Standard: Rape, Male on Male: Poor Joachim... and poor Yuri for having to watch it.
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Sprite/Polygon Mix: Koudelka and the first SH, of the "polygonal characters on bitmap backgrounds" type.
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The Valentine vampire family has a duel Bonus Boss fight between two of its members in each game in the series. The first one has Keith vs. Joachim, and the other two feature Hilda fighting Joachim.
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Redemption Equals Death
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Redemption Equals Death: Lady and Killer. Killer from what you first know is a psychotic serial killer, but by the end of the game, turns his tendencies towards defending Lady, a Humanoid Abomination resulting from the Émigré Manuscript ritual. Lady herself, by that point of the game, can be seen as putting her out of her misery.
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Chain of Deals: Covenant has a long trading quest inspired by an old Japanese legend about a man who started with a single piece of straw and traded it until he was rich. The quest starts with the main character being told this story and then being given a piece of straw. Depending on how you trade, you can get useless stuff, a squidload of money, or you manage to save the world from a horrible plague (oh, and you get Lucia's Infinity +1 Sword and the Dating Outfit as well). Good job!
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Powers as Programs
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Powers as Programs: Crest Magic in Covenant. However, Hilarity Ensues when the party realizes that Yuri is too stupid to recall spells. Crest Magic is also involved in a long sidequest, the Solomon's Key, as all the crests are portable versions of the 72 spirits of Solomon. Stellar Magic in From the New World also act like this. But unlike the Crest Magic, there's no real story significance about them, but you can customize your Stellar Charts to your preferences.
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Devil in Plain Sight
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Devil in Plain Sight: Rasputin, though this is an example of Truth in Television. Also Gilbert in From the New World. Not really: real life Rasputin was more of a misblamed scapegoat than a devil, although he did look creepy, and he was working his way into the Tsar's inner circle. (Chances are, though, even if he wasn't assassinated the rebellions would have still happened.)
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Upon seeing Andre, the enormous pink kitten Lucia unleashes upon the party, Yuri observes, "That's one giant pussy!" (The game is rated T, by the way.) There was also an old woman willing to pose nude for photos, the entire Man Festival, and Yuri saying "shit" in a whole ton of cutscenes.
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Mercy Kill
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A secret room in Koudelka reveals a monster who is still sane but suicidal. He often laments how sad his situation is while advising the heroes. The game doesn't give them the option to Mercy Kill him.
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Arbitrary Headcount Limit
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Arbitrary Headcount Limit: You can only ever have three party members at one time in the first Shadow Hearts, and four in Covenant and From the New World. In the first Shadow Hearts, you can only switch out characters if you visit them or talk to a certain character. Yuri can't leave the party, and it's not until you're almost halfway through the game that you get to pick your own party. Even after that point, there are still moments where a certain character will insist on being in the main party.
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Disc-One Final Dungeon
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Disc-One Final Dungeon: Kuihuai Tower in the first Shadow Hearts, Idar Flamme and Apoina Tower in the second, and either ( Las Vegas) or ( Chichen Itza) in the third.
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Earn Your Happy Ending
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Earn Your Happy Ending: Both a meta and in-universe example when it comes to the first Shadow Hearts. The basic ending without doing an optional sidequest is the bad ending which Covenant treats as canon. At the end of Covenant, Yuri is transported back in time to the beginning of the first Shadow Hearts with full knowledge of all that transpired, and according to From the New World he succeeded in earning his happy ending, the good ending of 1.
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Sequel Goes Foreign
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Sequel Goes Foreign: Each sequel visits new countries not visited in the previous installment. Koudelka is set in Wales. Shadow Hearts is spent mostly outside of Wales, such as in China and continental Europe. Shadow Hearts: Covenant pays visits to Japan, which wasn't visited in the previous installment. Shadow Hearts: From the New World takes place solely in the Americas (which is also known as "the New World"), sharply contrasting with the previous three games that took place in Europe and Asia, both continents considered part of the "Old World".
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Sufficiently Advanced Alien: Meta-God in the first Shadow Hearts.
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Video Game Cruelty Potential
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Video Game Cruelty Potential: The Interrogation scenes - Have your characters choose all the wrong options... and as they get zapped or stabbed, you'll hear them scream in pain. Unlike other examples, you get rewarded for this.
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Laser Blade
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Laser Blade: Johnny has one in From The New World. It's a blade of Malice, which he focuses into a knife.
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Haunted House
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Every Shadow Hearts game has a Doll House sidequest. It takes place in a Haunted House infested with Creepy Dolls and other abominations that are trying to kill you.
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Running Gag
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Running Gag: The Ring Spirits, magical otherworldly beings ruling over the fate of humanity. Sounds Serious Business? Think again. Also, the homosexual shopkeepers being ahead of you. In every area. Even if you literally travel from one area to one you've visited before. They're always ahead of you. Even in places no human has set foot in forever. Roger Bacon has two. Naming him, and getting him perverted magazines.
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Sequence Breaking
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Sequence Breaking: Once you can return to Europe on Disc 2 of Covenant, you can talk to a man in Florence and do the Castle Tiffagues sidequest early. The enemies are much stronger (As they're supposed to fought at the end of the game), but if you force your way through, you can get Neo Amon before fighting Neo Astaroth. Heck, you can even finish up the Wolf Bout, getting Blanca's ultimate weapon and ultimate skills if you know where to go!
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Comically Missing the Point
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Comically Missing the Point: When Garan attempts to scare the party in Covenant, they're actually more interested on how he's levitating, rather than what he's saying - or that he's trapped them in purgatory and hell. Yuri really wanted that pillow of his...
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Shadow Hearts features Wugui, who can be fought four times; once as a Hopeless Boss Fight with Zhuzhen alone, a second one immediately after the first as a Yuri solo fight, a third one as a regular boss fight while transformed into Yamaraja: War, and the last being an optional fight after being temporarily resurrected as a cursed puppet by Cardinal Simon.
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One-Winged Angel
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One-Winged Angel: Practically 85% of the bosses in the whole series are One Winged Angels. A good portion are never fought except in their One Winged Angel form.
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With Friends Like These...
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With Friends Like These...: Koudelka, Edward and Father O'Flaherty are constantly bickering with each other.
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Beard of Evil / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Beat / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Bedlam House / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Beethoven Was an Alien Spy / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Big Boo's Haunt / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Big Creepy-Crawlies / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Big / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Bishōnen Line / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Booze-Based Buff / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Bottomless Bladder / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Braggart Boss / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Bragging Rights Reward / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Brats with Slingshots / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Brooding Boy, Gentle Girl / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Brooklyn Rage / int_2a2751e0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Bruce Lee Clone / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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But Not Too Foreign / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Came Back Wrong / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Camp Gay / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Canine Companion / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Canon Name / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Can't Act Perverted Toward a Love Interest / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Can't Drop the Hero / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Casting a Shadow / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Casual Danger Dialog / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Chess Motifs / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Chupacabra / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Colonel Badass / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Combat Stilettos / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Confessional / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Consolation Prize / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Cool Mask / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Creepy Centipedes / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Creepy Cockroach / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Creepy Doll / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Cutscene Power to the Max / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Dance Battler / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Dark Chick / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Dark-Skinned Blond / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Dem Bones / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Demon Lords and Archdevils / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Demonic Dummy / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Did Anastasia Survive? / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Did Not Get the Girl / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Did You Just Flip Off Cthulhu? / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Die, Chair, Die! / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Disc-One Final Dungeon / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Discount Card / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Double Standard: Rape, Male on Male / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Drowning My Sorrows / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Drunken Master / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Dual Wielding / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Duel Boss / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Dungeon Town / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Easy Amnesia / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Edible Bludgeon / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Electric Torture / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Elegant Gothic Lolita / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Enemies with Death / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Enemy Without / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Enlightened Antagonist / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Even the Dog Is Ashamed / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Evil Brit / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Excalibur in the Stone / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Fantastic Aesop / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Femme Fatale Spy / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Fight Woosh / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Final Boss Preview / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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First Person Snapshooter / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Flavor Text / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Flung Clothing / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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For Doom the Bell Tolls / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Forbidden Chekhov's Gun / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Friendly Neighborhood Vampire / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Fundoshi / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Gangsterland / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Gay Best Friend / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Gay Paree / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Generic Graffiti / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Gentleman Adventurer / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Giant Space Flea from Nowhere / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Girly Run / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Global Currency / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Go Out with a Smile / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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God Is Evil / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Goggles Do Nothing / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Going Through the Motions / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Gotta Get Your Head Together / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Graceful Loser / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Gun Fu / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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HP to 1 / int_2a2751e0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Hands Off My Fluffy! / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Hard-Drinking Party Girl / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Haunted Castle / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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He Knows About Timed Hits / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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He Was Right There All Along / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Head-Tiltingly Kinky / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Healing Herb / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Hearing Voices / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Heel–Face Door-Slam / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Hellhound / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Hello, [Insert Name Here] / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Heroic Dog / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Heroic RRoD / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Highly Visible Ninja / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Historical Beauty Update / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Historical Fantasy / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Historical Hilarity / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Historical In-Joke / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Holy Hand Grenade / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Horrifying Hero / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Horror Comedy / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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I Don't Like the Sound of That Place / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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I Let Gwen Stacy Die / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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I Shall Taunt You / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Ice Magic Is Water / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Idiot Hair / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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I'll Never Tell You What I'm Telling You! / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Implacable Man / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Impossibly Cool Clothes / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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In the Past, Everyone Will Be Famous / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Infinity +1 Sword / int_2a2751e0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Instrument of Murder / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Interface Screw / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Interface Spoiler / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Intrepid Merchant / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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It's All Upstairs from Here / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Jack-of-All-Stats / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Japanese Ranguage / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Jiggle Physics / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Joined Your Party / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Kappa / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Kid Detective / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Laser Blade / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Last-Second Ending Choice / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Let's Split Up, Gang! / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Light 'em Up / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Like You Were Dying / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Lip Lock / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Loads and Loads of Sidequests / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Locked Out of the Fight / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Long-Lost Relative / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Loon with a Heart of Gold / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Lovecraft Country / int_2a2751e0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Lovecraft Lite / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Lovecraftian Superpower / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Lying Creator / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Macho Camp / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Macross Missile Massacre / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Magic Music / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Magic Wand / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Magical Native American / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Major Injury Underreaction / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Making a Splash / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Man of Wealth and Taste / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Mana Potion / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Marionette Master / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Martyr Without a Cause / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Mask of Sanity / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Masked Luchador / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
McNinja / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Meet the New Boss / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Mental World / int_2a2751e0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Mob War / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Monster Arena / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Monster Compendium / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Monster from Beyond the Veil / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Monster Misogyny / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Mutual Disadvantage / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Myopic Architecture / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Naïve Newcomer / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Naughty Nuns / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Necessarily Evil / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Necromantic / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
New Game+ / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Nipple and Dimed / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
No Canon for the Wicked / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
No Item Use for You / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
No Social Skills / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
No Such Thing as Space Jesus / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
No, You / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Nominal Importance / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Non-Dubbed Grunts / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Nostalgia Level / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Now Which One Was That Voice? / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Odd Friendship / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Old Hero, New Pals / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
One-Man Party / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
One-Woman Wail / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Only Shop in Town / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Open-Ended Boss Battle / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Opening the Sandbox / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Orphanage of Fear / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Orphaned Series / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Our Monsters Are Weird / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Overprotective Dad / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Painful Transformation / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Parrot Exposition / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Peace Pipe / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Penultimate Weapon / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Pitbull Dates Puppy / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Point-and-Click Map / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Poisonous Friend / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Polite Villains, Rude Heroes / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Portal Picture / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Pretender Diss / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Previous Player-Character Cameo / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Primal Fear / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Protected by a Child / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Public Domain Artifact / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Puff of Logic / int_2a2751e0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Purely Aesthetic Era / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
R-Rated Opening / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Random Drop / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Rated M for Money / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Relationship Values / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Required Party Member / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Resigned to the Call / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Reverse Cerebus Syndrome / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Roswell That Ends Well / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Royal Rapier / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Sanity Meter / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Save Scumming / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Scale of Scientific Sins / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Scientifically Understandable Sorcery / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Seeks Another's Resurrection / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Senseless Violins / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Sequel Difficulty Drop / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Sidequest / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Sir Not-Appearing-in-This-Trailer / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Sleep Cute / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Sliding Scale of Silliness vs. Seriousness / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Sniper Rifle / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Sorting Algorithm of Weapon Effectiveness / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Soulless Shell / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Spell Levels / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Spirit Advisor / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Sprite/Polygon Mix / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Squishy Wizard / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Standard Status Effects / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Status Buff / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Status-Buff Dispel / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Stealth Sequel / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Straight Gay / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Stringy-Haired Ghost Girl / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Subtitles Are Superfluous / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Sufficiently Advanced Alien / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Suicidal / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Super-Powered Evil Side / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Surprise Incest / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Sweat Drop / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Swiss Army Hero / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Swiss Army Weapon / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Sympathy for the Devil / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Take Over the World / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Take Your Time / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Tarot Motifs / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Temporal Paradox / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Testosterone Poisoning / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
The Brute / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
The Doll Episode / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
The Fellowship Has Ended / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
The Generic Guy / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
The Great Depression / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
The Grim Reaper / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
The Heartless / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
The Legend of Chekhov / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
The Power of the Sun / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
The Roaring '20s / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
The Very Definitely Final Dungeon / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
The Wonka / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
There Are No Tents / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Throw-Away Country / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Throw the Book at Them / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Time-Limit Boss / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Tome of Eldritch Lore / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Too Kinky to Torture / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Touched by Vorlons / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Town with a Dark Secret / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Traintop Battle / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Trippy Finale Syndrome / int_14eb91c0
 Tsarist Russia
seeAlso
Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Two Guys and a Girl / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
hasFeature
Undead Child / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Understatement / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Underused Game Mechanic / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Urban Fantasy / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Useless Useful Spell / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Utopia Justifies the Means / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Victory-Guided Amnesia / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Video Games of the 2000s / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Villain: Exit, Stage Left / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Villainous Friendship / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Visual Initiative Queue / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Voluntary Shapeshifting / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Western Zodiac / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Wind Is Green / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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With Friends Like These... / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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With My Dying Breath I Summon You / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Wolverine Claws / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Wrestler in All of Us / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Wutai / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Yin-Yang Bomb / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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You Cannot Grasp the True Form / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Zettai Ryouiki / int_14eb91c0
 Shadowhearts
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Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
 ShadowHearts
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Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Fictional Document / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Love at First Punch / int_14eb91c0
 Shadow Hearts (Video Game)
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Red String of Fate / int_14eb91c0