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I wish they made this "What If...?" into a New Game+ content

I wish they made this "What If...?" into a New Game+ content

TheKingsPetFrog

I suspect the story would have played out exactly the same. In TTGC, Mythra and Malos have fairly similar personalities, with the main difference being Addam's kindness influencing Mythra and Amalthus' despair influencing Malos. So not much would change story-wise if they swapped places. ​ (But I still want to see this happen, it would be really cool)


SetValued

And Malos would've created an alter ego called Buenos. Then Malos would've slapped Rex and called him a pervert after sleepwalking into Rex's bed.


FamilyFriendli

So in this AU, Malos would be Rex's wife?


SetValued

I mean, what else could happen if not that, there's just no other possibility. Aw man, I feel sorry for Nia. Oh well.


mogakuboi

I need to see this.


MrSluggly

It reminds me of [this](https://www.pixiv.net/en/artworks/81519103) cute comic about Metsu being the dad of the team and helping Rex and Nia get together. I also wanna see this happen.


FireFury190

Malos makes a great wingman.


ProfessorStardust

https://archiveofourown.org/works/13929504/chapters/32062950


Morag_Ladair

Yeah, it’s a real shame Malos and Jin weren’t NG+ or even DLC blades


Main-Astronomer5288

I think I've seen some fans made a mod that let Malos and Jin be controllable blades that follows you, but still I agree with you, seems like a fun missed opportunity. But what's more, I'd like to see Malos and Pyra exchange their personalities as their drivers exchanged as well, since they will always be influenced by their drivers


Crystal-gx_915

Then we could be pardners with him, tbh I wanted him as a ng+ blade the most


Sir-Twilight-IX

I was really sad when I found out malos wasn't a ng+ blade.


Jayco424

Honestly I would have loved a Tales of Xillia approach where you chose which Aegis was yours, and you had different game content based on that, unfortunately that's just not what we got. There are so pretty cool fan fics that explore this concept if you have an interest.


Aphato

What if he just activated both?


FamilyFriendli

I've been thinking about this potential story change for a while now. It would be very interesting to see.


Gamer-chan

There won't need to be a what if. Everything would happen the exact same way exept malos and mythra switched.


zipzzo

You mean pneuma, but probably wouldn't have changed the story.


kirbinato

It wouldn't make a difference, blades are based on their first driver not the core


Mishar5k

G R E E N M A L O S


kirbinato

Mythras yellow


Mishar5k

We get green malos when amalthus accepts yellow malos and red malos for who they are.


Main-Astronomer5288

And imagine Malos in that pink hot pants...


Mishar5k

Hubba hubba


Main-Astronomer5288

Then what's the point make their core colors so distinct from one another?


kirbinato

Because malos is evil and so has a purple and black colour palette while pneuma is good and so is blue and green. The crystals would clash with that if they were the same colour and having the cores change colour and nothing else would be too inconsistent with rare blades


Main-Astronomer5288

Wait Holup bro, you sure you play the game yet? The Logos and Pneuma are just the program created by Klaus's Trinity procedural that don't have good or bad nature at all(Said by Klaus himself), trough out the game they keep claiming that is the drivers who awakens the blade influence blade's personalities from the drivers. When Pneuma encounters giant Amalthus she shout out that Malos is evil ENTIRELY BECAUSE of Amathus is evil within. And also, you just said that blades' core has nothing to do with their grown persona then you says Malos is just bad and pyra is just good, you are making me confusing here...


kirbinato

I'm talking about character design. Malos is the blade logos is the core and I'm using pneuma as a short hand for pyra/mythra/Cwm not the pneuma core. Malos the blade is evil and so has a purple and black colour palette and pyra/mythra/Cwm the blade is good so she has a green colour, the cores of Malos and pyra/mythra/Cwm being the same colour would clash with this and so they adhere to the colour palette of the colour and why wouldn't they just use the existing models for the aegis cores in these cutscenes


Main-Astronomer5288

Yeah I get you but in the game Core Crystal's color has nothing to do with whether that blade is good or bad, is just that black is a color considering evil and the guy who awakens Malos just happens to be evill too. The dark black purple color that Malos/Logos has is just what Kalous designed them to looks like. You said "It wouldn't make a difference, blades are based on their first driver not the core", is right at the last half, but it still will make a tons of difference, because since the drivers give blades nuance personality, the Pneuma that Amalthus awakens will be deadly evil just like the Malos we got. Is not because "Because malos is evil and so has a purple and black colour palette while pneuma is good and so is blue and green", their color has nothing to do with who they are either in core or blade


kirbinato

I am not drawing a lore connection I am saying that character designs reflect character traits and that extended to the core. In universe it's a coincidence that purple core and evil driver matched up but on a production level, in this universe, the real world reason is because Malos is evil that the core is purple and why bother using another colour palette for the aegis cores in one scene, it would be nothing. Malos has a purple core because it's a part of his character design, and this is the real life reason not the in universe reason because in universe it's a coincidence.


Psycho-Radish

INDEEED!!!