Battle Arena Toshinden 3 Endings Guide For the Sony Playstation Version 0.2 (17 October 2001) By ProTect (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) Copyright (c) 2001 ProTect The game Battle Arena Toshinden 3 (hereafter referred to as BAT3) and all BAT3 characters are copyrights of Takara. I do not claim any of the BAT3 characters as my intellectual property in any way. My contribution is solely the organization of BAT3's endings into one guide. This guide is mine, ProTect's. Do not post it to public forums without my permission. Do not in any way claim it as your own. DO NOT rewrite it and pass it off as your Endings Guide for another game! Plagiarism is a very serious crime. It is intellectual theft. ----------CONTENTS---------- Guide Disclaimers Contents Purpose of This Guide Endings Version History Credits ----------PURPOSE OF THIS GUIDE------------ This guide is a collection of all of BAT3's endings into one document. ----------ENDINGS------------ EIJI SHINJO No matter who he fought, Eiji was overshadowed by the reputation of his brother Sho. Now that he has gained victory in the Toshindaibukai, he realizes that the only person he has to compete against is himself. Eiji's companions also managed to survive the fierce battle in which Eiji thwarted the evil plot of the Organization. Eiji learned a valuable lesson during the great battle - that one fights not only for oneself, but for others also. He cannot express this understanding in words, but he feels it deeply in his heart. Eiji's journey has only just begun... KAYIN AMOU Kayin's foster father Amou was an assassin in the Organization. Kayin longed to know the truth - did Amou really love him, or was the affection he showed his foster son nothing but a lie? Now, after destroying the Organization, Kayin has finally discovered the truth. Amou sacrificed himself to the dark ceremony in place of Kayin, and in doing so showed his true devotion as a father. Once again able to call Amou "Father," Kayin can now open his heart fully to his foster daughter Naru. SOFIA The Organization hid its ruthless ambition behind fine sounding slogans about creating a new and ideal world, but Sofia will never forget the tragedy it caused. She fought bravely against the Organization, accepting the burden of her destiny. During battle, she found something no one will ever be able to change - trust between friends and the loyalty that comes from overcoming hardships together. She will never regain the memories she has lost, but the warmth in her heart is more important to her than any memory from her stolen past. RUNGO IRON Rungo once thought that Gaia was reserved, but he now understands all too well how Gaia feels. Once seen as a threat to the Organization, Rungo had no choice but to smash it, staking his freedom on the fight. After defeating cruel and ruthless opponents in the tournament, he won freedom and a life free of the threat of attack by the Organization. The bonds between Rungo and his companions have been made stronger and deeper through the gruelling [sic] ordeal of combat. MONDO Mondo staked the honor of his family and its very survival on this fight. Despite his skill and tremendous strength the battle was not easy. He managed to defeat the Organization and scatter its followers, but the things he had lost could never be replaced. Once again, Mondo must return to his life as a spy, wrapping himself in the cloak of darkness. Wherever trouble arises, he and his clan are sure to be close by, slipping silently in the shadows. DUKE B. RAMBERT The evil Organization crumbled before Duke's mighty swordsmanship, and failed miserably in its attempt to destroy the Rambert family. Entrusted with the duty of protecting the honor of his family, Duke had to fight the onslaught of darkness with his own hand, no matter who the opponent... The battle over, Duke feels his duties as lord anew, and vows to protect the peace of his lands forever. ELLIS The battle has ended, and peace has returned once again. the children in Ellis' troupe are safe, saved by her skill and bravery. The responsibility of caring for those who are unable to defend against the tyranny of others has helped Ellis grow and mature. When she herself realizes this, she will have reached an even higher level of development, both as a fighter and as a human being. Surrounded by children and her new friends she found in battle, Ellis dances to celebrate her glorious triumph. GAIA Gaia's ambitions ended up causing tragedy, but he put his life on the line and fought to save the fighters he had led into disaster. The battle was like none ever seen before, but Gaia had steeled himself for anything and in the face of his power and resolve the evil plot was foiled. It was his courageous stand that saved the fighters who had been targeted by the Organization. Having established peace and triumphed over evil Gaia can finally sheath [sic] his weapon and lead a life of solitude. TRACY Japan didn't change the style of this New York cop in the slightest. At first she just couldn't get along with her boss Nagisa Iwashiro - every - thing he did grated on her nerves. But as they fought side by side against Abel and his cohorts, Tracey's [sic] feelings changed as she noticed Nagisa's strong sense of justice. Finally, he won her whole-hearted respect. As she left to return to New York, Tracey [sic] couldn't help teasing her serious superior a little. "Hey, Nagisa! You should quit worrying about your girly first name, you know. Haven't you heard - sensitive new age guys are all the rage now!" CHAOS Even now that he has crushed the Organization, Chaos, a long time enemy from the Secret Society feels neither joy nor sorrow. For him, battle is nothing more than a game. The fact that this game ended with the loss of the Organization is meaningless to him. The only thing that is important to Chaos is experiencing the joy of battle and the pleasure of the kill. This would not change even if he could remember his past. The look in his eyes when he fights tells all - pure insanity. BAYHOU Why was Bayhou targeted by the Organization? He had lived simply by his instincts, and now he was suddenly attacked by ruthless enemies. One day he was visited by a kindly old man who gave him a pair of shiny gloves to play with. The man taught him how to dance and play with the gloves. Bayhou enjoyed the eager playmates that came with their metal sticks to have fun with him. He now waits in eager anticipation for anyone to come and challenge him to dangerous games once again... SHIZUKU Shizuku was drawn into the battle after finding David, injured and alone, and deciding to help him. In all her life she had never seen anything like the battle against the Organization - it was a veritable bloodbath. But what was Shizuku's true motivation to go into such a battle? It could not only have been a sense of duty and the desire to help a young boy; the desire to fight must have existed in her heart. Whatever her motivation, she could not allow evil people committing evil deeds to go unchallenged, and now that the wicked Organization has been defeated, her face glows with a rare smile of satisfaction. DAVID Was David targeted by the Organization because of his special talents? In his blackest hour, he discovered how powerful the desire for revenge can be. Although he achieved his objective, he was unable to regain what he had lost. His father and mother were both gone, and greatest shock of all his friend Judgement had completely changed. At the end of the battle David looks at his hands and sees the blood of those who had killed his parents, but now that he has had his revenge he can rest at last. NAGISA IWASHIRO Nagisa didn't know what had hit him when Tracy first arrived from the New York City Police Department. Her street smarts and in-your-face attitude were the exact opposite of his cool, restrained approach to police work. At first, everything went badly, but as they worked together to destroy the Organization, he came to realized [sic] that she had a strong sense of justice. Nagisa now regards Tracy as a trusted partner, and feels surprisingly sad that she is returning to the States. When she is gone, he knows that he will miss her. But once she's gone, he'll also feel relieved - now there will be no one around who dares to call him by his hated, effeminate first name... LEON Leon tried to become the head of the Organization by eliminating Eiji, but he no longer has any interest at all in the Organization's goals. All he really wanted was to rid himself of Eiji and his companions. "Only the strong will survive! Now the world knows who the strongest man of all is - ME!" Now he seeks a man whose skill with the sword is said to be greater than that of Eiji. A warrior known only as Sho. TEN COUNT Ten Count worked for the Organization in order to satisfy his evil desires. Once he had decided to eliminate an opponent, they had no chance of escape. He would begin his ten-second countdown and then send his victim into eternal slumber. The last thing countless people heard when being sent to the next world was the voice of Ten Count, intoning his evil countdown. The sight of terror stricken people begging for mercy before they died sent this evil man into ecstasy. Ten Count continues to travel the new world of darkness, searching for new sources of rapture and new games to play. ZOLA Adored by millions, Zola is a famous opera singer, known for her beautiful voice; however, in the underworld, she is just as famous. In the underworld, her voice is that of a dark angel escorting those foolish enough to oppose her into the next world. All sink to their knees in front of Zola, and gaze at her beauty with awe and respect. No one knows that her enduring charms have been made stronger by the blood of the fighters - they wait for their deaths simply staring at her, totally under her spell... ADAM Although made of metal rather than flesh and blood, Adam fell in love with a human. He hoped that by serving the Organization they might give him a chance to become a human being. However, when he realized that this was impossible, even if the Organization achieved its goals, he fell into a deep sleep. Until the day when he is given a new mission and his energy is reawakened, his steel body will remain still and silent. CUILING Cuiling was brought up in a Hong Kong Triad in which she was trained from early childhood to be an assassin. Her skills have now been fully demonstrated. In the face of Cuiling's lightning-fast fighting technique opponents are helpless. Without hesitation, she defeats her opponents dispassionately, a demon whose face is covered with a beautiful mask. TOUJIN Toujin swore allegiance to the Organization in his ongoing search for the secret of eternal life, but he was not sincere in his devotion. He did it to save his wife, who had fallen ill with an incurable disease. Now that he possesses the secret he searched for, the Organization has become meaningless to him. But his victory came too late - his wife already had died. Now that he no longer has any place to call home, he returns to the Organization, intent on pursuing his new knowledge to its limits. BALGA Balga is the descendant of a family committed to the destruction of the Rambert line. Gaining the dark power of the Organization, he killed off the fighters one by one. He wickedly pursues his quest to eliminate Duke and his friends. Every time he hunts down a new victim, inexpressible joy appears on his face... A face hidden by a mask. ATAHUA Atahua, the descendant of an ancient empire, dreamt of reviving his imperial inheritance. He was willing to use any means to achieve this goal, including joining the ranks of Abel's evil Organization. However, the aims of the Organization were ever in complete opposition to Atahua's. With the blood of the fighters now harvested, the evil Organization can achieve its ultimate goal. He does not care that lives were lost he only seeks to regain his lost crown and the kingdom he left behind. Atahua now seeks his own way as he escapes the Organization. TAU Although they have no blood ties, Tau thinks of Atahua as his own child. While working as part of the Organization, Tau tried to help Atahua attain his ambitions. Tau fought and defeated all opponents to help Atahua. However, now that the ceremony is about to take place, he learns that Atahua has decided to escape from the Organization. He decides that he too will turn traitor, and with Atahua, puts the Organization behind him once and for all. RACHAEL Rachael was separated at birth from her twin sister. Born just after Rachel [sic], this sister was brought up surrounded by love and affection. Her name was Tracy. Abandoned by her parents and left to fend for herself in a harsh, cruel world, Rachael cursed her fate and learned to hate Tracy. Her feelings of hatred eventually turned into desire for revenge, a desire the Organization used to further its own purposes. Rachael, having sworn that she would get revenge on her twin, fought until the bitter end. Now that she has won, her soul is doomed to continue its solitary journey through darkness. SCHULTZ Schultz, master of the ceremony, feels content at last. He has all the blood that he needs for the dark ceremony. As he prepares for the ceremony, he suddenly begins to tremble. Not from fear or despair, but from the excitement of the coming ritual. Schultz smiles gleefully as he contemplates the wonderful and terrible events soon to occur... MISS TIL Miss Til, fortune teller to the Organization, has seen everything turn out just as she predicted. Now, however, the course of fate is unfolding in ways that even her power cannot divine. The supernatural world. The source of all magic. She stares hard into the darkness. She must know what the future brings, but now all she sees is nothingness... JUDGEMENT Judgement, searching for ultimate power, traded his humanity for dark powers. A poor and cursed being, he was created solely in order to serve the will of the Organization. Sensing that the ritual is soon to take place, he now raises his vacant eyes toward the sky, eyes that show neither joy nor sorrow. They are filled with blackness, doomed never to know joy... VERMILION In the face of Vermilion's evil power, all joy and hope for the future is extinguished. Even those of the dark world stand helpless before his might. Wherever Vermilion goes, fear and terror follow. Despite working for the Organization, Vermilion always maintains a proud independence and haughty nobility. Now that the ceremony is about to begin, Vermilion stands alone to observe it. A cold smile comes to his lips as he contemplates the pleasure in store for him in the future... ABEL Abel's plan has now been realized. With the blood of the fallen heroes, he will begin the ritual of darkness that will bring him eternal power over the human world. The time draws closer for the whirlpool of darkness to seethe and boil. The ritual is over... Immeasurable strength is awakened, and Abel begins to merge with the limitless darkness... VEIL Veil was imprisoned by Abel for once failing in the ceremony. Now he feels the dark power awakening form its long sleep once again, and, guided by shadow, he regains his lost power. He destroys everything around him, an instrument of evil. In the face of his cruel power, ideals and hope lose all their meaning, and are forever lost in shadow. SHO Sho's sword is razor sharp, keen enough to cut through any shadow. All those who dared to challenge were felled by the power of his mighty blade. Sho's high ideals will never fully be realized. But the brilliance of his aura burns brightly, and all fighters stand in awe of him. As his power and skill increase, there may no longer be any rivals left strong enough to challenge him. ----------VERSION HISTORY---------- v. 0.2 (17 October 2001) - Added endings for Bayhou, Schultz, Miss Til, Judgement, Vermilion, Abel, Veil, and Sho. v. 0.1 (10 October 2001) - The first preliminary version, this contained all content not mentioned above. ----------CREDITS---------- I, ProTect, wrote this. Takara made the game. The BAT3 characters belong to Takara.