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A ToS Comic :SPOILERS: by ojamajodoremidokkan A ToS Comic :SPOILERS: by ojamajodoremidokkan
I put spoilers there coz it shows a character/enemy that new gamers might not know! Or any gamers who still haven't finished the game! xD ANYWAY, the dark haired cutie is Kratos and the blonde haired kid is Mithos!
If any of yous have seen my Tales of Symphonia Chibi sketches, this comic is based on "THE IDEA" - The one where Kratos thought of using a life bottle instead of getting many chosens to be a vessel for Martel XDDD

LIFE BOTTLE - {For anyone who hasn't played ToS and has no idea what the hell Im talking about} Life bottles are items in ToS that ressurrect fallen members in your party during battle.

Seriously...why couldn't Mithos just use a Life bottle? XDDDD

Well here's some answers that I've thought of...

* Maybe during the Ancient Kharlan War, Life bottles weren't..uh...invented yet XD
* Since half elves were discriminated in Sylvarant/Tethe'alla, Mithos wasn't allowed to buy any items from the shops {NOTE: Mithos is a half elf X3}
* Mithos ran out of money {Although Life Bottles are cheap in the game...}
* Mithos didn't know what life bottles were. XD

ANYWAY, hope ya enjoy the comic! All drawn with a mouse on Photoshop...=D

Kratos Aurion and Mithos are (c) to Kosuke Fujishima, NAMCO LTD., Tales of Symphonia
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:iconveemonup:
VeemonUp Featured By Owner May 22, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Summon Phoenix! Use a Phoenix down! She could a done that! (jk)
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draconichero18 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2010
First off this is funny

Score: Kratos 1 || Mithos 0

Dare I say it Mithos got "schooled"

Second if you want to know why they couldn't just "buy a life bottle" there are two extremely good explanations

Explanation #1: Like with Pokemon, unless all of the characters in your party lose all of their health they aren't dead they're just severly unconscious (that's not to say your pokemon die when they all faint) but I'm saying that unlike Fire Emblem where if you lose a character it's gone for good (death) in other RPGs your character is technically Knocked out or unconscious hence why you can restore their hp with items or using reviving spells. However, if you lose everyone then technically they'll all stay unconscious and become monster food I guess. So because Martel was actual dead they couldn't use something as simple as a life bottle.

Explanation #2: Unlike the last explanation this one is much simpler. Even if Life bottles could bring back the dead that wasn't Martel's only problem she was a soul separated from her body only existing within her Cruxis Crystal I think you're going to need something a little more complex to fix that.
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umbreonisdabomb Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
can't stop laughing!
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:iconkamonpeachfox:
KamonPeachFox Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009
LOL! They totally should've done that!
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:iconkellyn22:
Kellyn22 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2009
Wahahahahahahahaahahahahaha! nice One XD gud graphics and well drawn and coloured. love it. would u mind checking a continuation of ToS 2 i made?
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:iconwarrior536:
Warrior536 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2009
life potions dont bring back the dead. it just heal your teammates from being incouncious due to too much hits taken.
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:iconfiragare:
firagare Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Kratos has good ideas... =D

Great comic! ^^
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:iconrandom2u:
Random2U Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2009
So true, why can't they? And why can't they just give Pietro a pancea bottle, or that other one that cures curse, I think it's a miracle potion or something. Or why can't they let him die than give him a life bottle? Why doesn't Kratos heal himself during battle with him? And how do they explain the sudden appearance of gald if you choose to keep it in your replay? Or the titles in the replay?
...Sorry, couldn't help myself.
I uber love it, it's so faved!
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:iconakatsuki-hakuto:
Akatsuki-Hakuto Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2008
Man I remember seeing this comic years ago.
I still love it. Way to use your noodle Kratos! >D
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xxxNOISHExxx Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2008
NICE xD and what about anna?
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Fyrebyrdgoddess Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013
Ana turned into a monster so I don't think that would work but it's worth a shot
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:iconavicusx:
Avicusx Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2007
......no comment...no comment whatsoever...
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crazy-link-fan-vero Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Of course Kratos couldn't think of it himself earilier....:XD:

Beautiful comic...@w@ The colors are just so bright and cute...KYAAA!!!

...and as everyone else had said: Kratos is so ADORABLE. ^o^
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fumeradraycarla Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2007  Student General Artist
lol, it rocks but also poses a good question!! you missed a point out too!
- they'd be no game if that happened! lol
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:iconpyrinea:
Pyrinea Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2007
-jumps and huggles Mithos to death- A good comic worth reading! o3o~! By the way...

Quote:

"* Since half elves were discriminated in Sylvarant/Tethe'alla, Mithos wasn't allowed to buy any items from the shops {NOTE: Mithos is a half elf X3}"

Then why not Kratos? He's a human so he could just walk up to any store and like, flirt with the clerksman [If the person was a girl. Or boy. Who knows, he could swing either way if he didn't meet Anna], get some kinda discount and buy a Life Bottle! But that was very funny. Now that I think about it... why didn't he just buy one? -snickers- Oh boy, Mithos, that dolt. Cute. o3o~
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EienOfDark Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2007
Life bottles not existing yet seems plausible, but also think this; when in battle and your character dies, he doesnt really *die*, its not like Fire Emblem, they're just...."fainted", similar to how it works in the pokemon games. So following that idea, life bottles dont resurrect people, they simply replenish their energy :) or something. Maybe I'm thinking too much. :P
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:iconraiyna:
Raiyna Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So true
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Psycho333 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2006
Awsome work!
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:iconpolycon:
polycon Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2006
I know, right? When Zelos dies, I was all like, DUDE, LIFE BOTTLE HIM YOU FREAKS! But they...didn't...
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Jessie-The-Fox Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2006
*falls over laughing*

Oh man.... poor Mithos.....

Kratos is adorable in this. XD

Good job.
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EVA-Kirby Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2006
Ugh, seriously. The greatest hero in the Kharlan War, who was able to do the impossible, and he didn't even bother using a Life Bottle to revive his sister? Pitiful...
Course, if he had, we wouldn't have a game now, now would we? =P
Pretty funny, actually.
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:iconhuska-poptart:
huska-poptart Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2006   Writer
XD Not a spoiler for me; I played it like 3 times... I love the little "surprised Mithos" face
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Spoonzmeister Featured By Owner May 29, 2006
I thought that Life Bottles could only revive KOed people and not totally dead people. That's my theory anyway. Yup. Still got a chuckle or two outta me.

...

Okay, TWENTY chuckles or so!
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:iconmasterrob:
MasterRob Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2006
Hehheh. Yeah, maybe they didn't use a Life Bottle on Martel because they knew it might ruin the plot, or because they're too stupid. Ha!
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:iconaq215:
Aq215 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
LOL that's what they shoulda done xD
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:iconangelofdarkjugdement:
AngelofDarkJugdement Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2005
Great! I love such jokes!
Kratos looks really cute in the first panel!
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:iconorderlychaos:
OrderlyChaos Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2005
XD I had the same idea with Aeris from FFVII and a phoenix down... Its true, plotholes like them are funny!
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RedStars7 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMG LOL
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silquen Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2005
...OMG *cracks up* XDDD

So brilliant. 833
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Pachabel Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2005   Digital Artist
You have -no- idea how much happiness this brought me.
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ShadowWaluigi1826 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2005
OMG... this is TOO funny.... and the Kratos pic on the very 1st panel is KAWAII!!!!!!! :heart: :+fav:
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KuramasFox Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2005
LOL. You're one of the best comics, I swear. :rofl:

Oh dear master and user of Photoshop, will you lend me thy strength and teach this numbskull how to draw with Photshop? *big googly teary eyes*
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Cloud-Guardian Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2005
ha ha.....Mithos and Kratos are so cute!
I think I know why though, cause' Collete wouldn't
been born and there wouldn't be a game!
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:iconumbre-chan:
Umbre-Chan Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2005
Kratos reminds me of my English teacher in this comic X33
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darkfreakoid Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2005
Haha, I know why don't they do that? XD
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arcangel-of-ice Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2005
Meep. You're better at drawing with the mouse than I am! :(
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:iconumbre-chan:
Umbre-Chan Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2005
^^; Mithos is getting pwnd by Kratos XD great job!! i like kratos!! he is so cool! gawd, it took mithos A THOUSAND YEARS to get the idea of using a life bottle?! Stupid Mithos XD
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Demon-RTA Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2005
Ah, the questions that can be asked while playing Tales of Symphonia... Gotta love 'em! Hilarious comic! ^^
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:iconwackko200:
wackko200 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2005  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Heeee...that's too funny and a very good question too!:)

-Latisha
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shinneth Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This so reminds me of a fanart with a similar following~ Though it was Final Fantasy VII, with Tifa asking Cloud why he didn't use a Phoenix Down on Aeris instead of dumping her corpse in the lake like he did.... XD Though this is a lot more funny because it's so drawn-out. Mithos is used to it the HARD way~!!

Theory #2 looks really plausible, though. Poor half-elves!
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whatstheandy Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2005
really nice and your right about that why wont they just buy life bottle

i have the game to i finishd the game in 34 houres en al the side quests complete
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MirokuFan Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2005
:XD: Thats good :XD:
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:iconcanis-indomitus:
Canis-Indomitus Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2005   Writer
LOL what? XD random but it's great
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eternalsaturn Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love the little doodles and the "FORCYSTUS ROX!" on the whiteboard XP Kratos looks uber cute in that panel too. Mithos' O_O face in teh three panels after that makes me giggle :lol:
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Naka-ko Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2005
Lmao! I've never played ToS but any gamer would get this XD I love how the blonde guy's face stays the same for three panels XD This had me laughing even though I've never played the game. This is awesome! :lmao:
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Gabby-sensei Featured By Owner May 31, 2005
LOL, thatīs so funny! XDD hehehe, yes, games do tend to have these little...loopholes XDD
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bibi-chan Featured By Owner May 31, 2005
Nyaaaaahahh :XD: Funny and K-A-W-A-I-I !!!! ^____^ Very very cute, your chibi ToS are soooo adorable ^__^ I love XD :heart:
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Wolborg Featured By Owner May 31, 2005
X) Mithos is such a mug.


I love the 3rd panel ^0^ Kratos looks like my maths teacher when hes trying to talk blonde to me o_O;


Forcystus does indeed rox n__n
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Hyperknucklesgc Featured By Owner May 31, 2005
It took them thousands of years to think that up?? GAH!

Well done! Great comic!
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