Top 10 Moments When Video Game Characters Took a Major Level in Badass

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The Top Ten

1 In the anime, Falcon Punching his archnemesis Black Shadow hard enough to literally explode an entire planet...RIGHT IN THE FACE, no less - Captain Falcon (F-Zero)
2 Officially becoming one with the Robobot armor - Kirby (Planet Robobot)

You've forgotten one crucial detail... GIGA. DRILL. BREAK! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

3 Becoming powerful and brave enough to actually somewhat hold his own against full-power Masked Man in a one-on-one duel (or at least effortlessly tank the damage from his lightsaber and laser cannon attacks) - Lucas (Mother 3)
4 Fighting Bowser head-on in a ferocious Godzilla-sized battle to the death in Dream Team...and winning - Luigi (Mario & Luigi)
5 Becoming THE MURRAY in Sly 2 - Murray (Sly Cooper)
6 When you play the Genocide run - Sans and Undyne (Undertale)
7 Somehow managing to kick exponentially more butt WITH his new wheelchair than he did WITHOUT it - Bentley (Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves)
8 Vacuuming up an entire haunted mansion's worth of ghosts (read: his worst nightmare) in one measly night, all for the sole purpose of saving his brother - Luigi (Luigi's Mansion)
9 Threatening to actually kill Dr. Wily in Mega Man 7, despite being a robot - Mega Man (Mega Man)
10 When he finally learned how to strafe in Going Commando - Ratchet (Ratchet & Clank)

The Contenders

11 Becoming the main protagonist of Bowser's Inside Story - Bowser (Super Mario Bros)

He also slated both dark Fawful AND dark bowser!

12 When she finally learned how to aim diagonally - Samus (Super Metroid)
13 When the game got its Wii controls - Leon (Resident Evil 4)
14 Mr. L from Super Paper Mario - Luigi (Super Mario Bros)
15 Alphys NEO - Alphys (Undertale)
16 Becoming able to tear down the strongest enemies in the game with only a few measly shots from their blasters - Galactic Troopers (Up Your Arsenal)
17 Becoming the assistant keeper of time itself in Crack In Time - Clank (Ratchet & Clank)
18 Gaining the ability to transform literally anything into a guitar with her mind - Lammy (Um Jammer Lammy)
19 When he became playable in later games, as well as his Brawl incarnation - Meta Knight (Kirby)
20 Being able to completely tear down not only the regular boxers but also their new and improved Title Defense forms as well as DONKEY KONG - Little Mac (Punch-Out Wii)
21 Challenging Kirby in an electrically caged hammer duel to the death in Revenge Of The King - King Dedede (Kirby Super Star Ultra)
22 The revelation that he literally IS Dracula incarnate - Soma (Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow)
23 Gaining the ability to whip in all eight directions - Simon Belmont (Super Castlevania IV)
24 When he finally started talking, and transforming into Dark Jak, and using guns - Jak (Jak and Daxter)
25 Fighting Clockwerk head-on - Sly (Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus)
26 Becoming easily the most powerful character in the entire Castlevania franchise - Alucard (Symphony of the Night)
27 Skydiving directly through a massive death tunnel of razor-sharp mutated sticker thorns while using his face as a helicopter - Jim (Earthworm Jim)
28 When his Heli-Pack gets upgraded into the Rocket Pack - Clank (Ratchet & Clank)
29 Being promoted from device to actual weapon in Crack In Time - Mr. Zurkon (Ratchet & Clank)
30 Actually managing to almost successfully transform everyone in the entire universe into robots - Dr. Nefarious (Up Your Arsenal)
31 Becoming allied with Dr. Nefarious - Courtney Gears (Up Your Arsenal)
32 Fighting off countless mercenary soldiers and aliens with nothing but a crowbar and whatever random guns he can scrounge up - Gordon Freeman (Half-Life)
33 Plunging his Master Sword directly into Ganon's skull during the final boss battle - Toon Link (Wind Waker)
34 Becoming the girl who defeated Giygas...BY PRAYING - Paula (Earthbound)
35 The revelation of his plan to destroy, rebuild and pollute the entire universe in a vicious money-making cycle - Chairman Drek (Ratchet & Clank)
36 His iconic dragon-transformation fatality from Mortal Kombat 2 - Liu Kang (Mortal Kombat)
37 Artificially evolving into Mewtwo - Mew (Pokémon)
38 Evolving into Gyarados - Magikarp (Pokémon)
39 Fighting his way through Hell itself during the finale - Quote (Cave Story)
40 Transforming into Omega Flowey - Flowey (Undertale)
41 Becoming Adult Asriel - Asriel Dreemurr (Undertale)
42 Summoning the Warrior at Hero's Pass during the finale - Handsome Jack (Borderlands 2)
43 Making a few...MODIFICATIONS to his mechanics in Crash 3: Warped - N. Gin (Crash Bandicoot)
44 Learning all of the Master Thief moves - Sly (Sly Cooper)
45 When he became the leading protagonist of Dream Team - Luigi (Mario & Luigi)
46 His now-infamous Death Stare from Mario Kart 8 - Luigi (Super Mario Bros)
47 Cleaving the god of the Bionis in half with his own ultimate sword - Shulk (Xenoblade Chronicles)
48 Using the Ultra Abilities in Return To Dreamland - Kirby (Kirby Series)
49 Being a surprisingly difficult fight even with Meta Knight and extensive abusage of the block/dodge mechanics - Galacta Knight (Planet Robobot)
50 Becoming the ACTUAL final boss of the game - Nova (Kirby: Planet Robobot)
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1. In the anime, Falcon Punching his archnemesis Black Shadow hard enough to literally explode an entire planet...RIGHT IN THE FACE, no less - Captain Falcon (F-Zero)
2. Officially becoming one with the Robobot armor - Kirby (Planet Robobot)
3. Becoming powerful and brave enough to actually somewhat hold his own against full-power Masked Man in a one-on-one duel (or at least effortlessly tank the damage from his lightsaber and laser cannon attacks) - Lucas (Mother 3)
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