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DNC Moderators

The DNC is run by committee. If you have any questions regarding DNC rules, please contact one of the following people: ScatheMote, Jimcloud, and Some Color Mage. TacticAngel will also help in areas of policy or if somehow all other members of the committee are unavailable. The committee members will take care of changing the fights, archiving older fights, and maintaining the nominations page. Please do not change the format of this page or change the fight without permission.

The Rules, Briefly

Functionally, this is a popularity contest. You may vote for your favorite or whom you think would win in an competition between the two combatants that week. Fights are changed weekly, and are supposed to be updated on Monday, but fate often conspires to make us update on Tuesday, so keep that in mind if you don't see a new fight yet. Failure to comply with the following rules will likely result in your vote being removed, and repeated or particularly obnoxious rule violations may result in a ban from participating in future fights.

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  • Any failure to adhere to these rules will result in your vote(s) being removed.

Last Man Standing

Last Man Standing is a spinoff of the original Dragon's Neck Colosseum. It is a fight between the previous victor of Last Man Standing and victor of the previous DNC fight. It occurs every other week; in other terms, it happens when the normal DNC fights are not going on. It has the same rules as the normal fights, with a few exceptions:

  • If the two opponents tie, the both characters will be retired, and two new fighters will appear.
  • If a character wins 5 Last Man Standing fights in a row, he or she will be retired from LMS and two new battlers will vie for the coveted champion spot.
  • Sometimes a previous Last Man Standing champion may be revived to fight against the current champion. This will happen if the previous DNC winner is incompatible with LMS (i.e. if the previous winner was a game mechanic, a summon, or an enemy) or for special celebrations.

Week 394: Expo Week: Titan vs. Chocobo

Titan RW
DNC Versus
Chocobo RW
Defeat!
8.5-3
Early in the day of June 13th, 2016 (for Americans, anyways), a trailer was shown for a game of some renown. This trailer prominently features a battle against Titan.

Later in the day, another trailer was shown for this same game, and it opened with... well, I think you get the picture. In this battle for screentime dominance, who will be victorious: the earthen entity, or the feathered fighter?

Victory!
8.5-3

Votes for Titan

  1. I like being outvoted.--Magicite-ffvi-ios Technobliterator TC 10:27, June 14, 2016 (UTC)
  2. I know I should vote for one of the two mascots of FF, but this is more a vote for a summon who could have been SO much more epic if he only had more screentime in previous games and more backstories.Free bird (talk) 22:27, June 14, 2016 (UTC)
  3. With the exception of one game, I always found Titan to be very easy to fight in just about every iteration. Crashb2007 (talk) 20:18, June 17, 2016 (UTC)

Anonymous Votes

Votes for Chocobo

  1. If you're going to travel, travel in style on a giant yellow bird. King of Noobs 12:42, June 14, 2016 (UTC)
  2. Even though I usually find the sidequests featuring them extremely annoying, I still love chocobos. ZidaneSilverfield 13:11, June 14, 2016 (UTC)
  3. Flying types are immune to Ground attacks, ergo Chocobo wins. Armageddon11 (talk) 10:51, June 15, 2016 (UTC)
  4. Wark!Zhor7 00:57, June 16, 2016 (UTC)
  5. Have you been on the recieving end of a Choco Meteor? GoldenDragonRider (talk) 03:45, June 16, 2016 (UTC)
  6. Pzykosiz (talk) 22:17, June 16, 2016 (UTC)
  7. GoldenChocobo 12:55, June 18, 2016 (UTC)
  8. Chocobos make great chicken! Μάραυδερ ΟΘʹ 40px I can make the Black Sun look like a Swoop Gang. 16:14, June 21, 2016 (UTC)

Anonymous Votes

KWEEEHHHHHHH?!?!?! Hot and Cold is one of my most favorite minigames in all of Final Fantasy! 68.4.230.168 17:41, June 14, 2016 (UTC)

Peanut Gallery

I mean, we all know the true victor of this fight is Prompto's ridiculous VR headset, but that's neither here nor there.

As for why I didn't update, uh... I was extremely busy on the weekend once again, but by the time I remembered it was my week to update the DNC (well, the fourth or fifth time I remembered, but details) it was already Thursday, so there wasn't much point in updating at that point. I told myself I'd be a bit prompter with updating this week.

...Then E3 happened. It, uh, it happened a lot. Jimcloud 09:44, June 14, 2016 (UTC)

I feel like one of our contestants needs to be smoking a blunt. -- Some Color Mage ~ (Talk) 09:57, June 14, 2016 (UTC)
Kweh, kweh, k--hhhhhhh *dies of lung cancer* Cat (meowhunt) 17:05, June 14, 2016 (UTC)

Dundundundun dundada dadadun dun Pzykosiz (talk) 10:54, June 20, 2016 (UTC)

Week 393: Last Man Standing Round 110: God Week: Zidane vs. Auron

Itadaki-Zidane LMS Icon
Itadaki-Auron
CHAMPION
ZIDANE TRIBAL
FINAL FANTASY IX

LAST
MAN
STANDING
CHALLENGER
AURON
FINAL FANTASY X

Now, you may say to me, "But SCM, while we have sufficiently proven Zidane's godhood, what about Auron?"

To that I say, he looked after Tidus for close to a decade without choking him out. No human, either alive or weird zombie ghost, could manage that.

Votes for Zidane

  1. Excuse me sir, do you have a moment to talk about our Lord and Savior, Gibbs free enthalpy? Cat (meowhunt) 00:27, May 31, 2016 (UTC)
  2. Zidane looked after Quina for three months or so and he didn't choke him either, that requires even more god-like mental strength. ZidaneSilverfield 06:31, May 31, 2016 (UTC)
  3. Pzykosiz (talk) 11:30, May 31, 2016 (UTC)
  4. I return to my fascination for the tale. Auron's cool though. King of Noobs 12:25, May 31, 2016 (UTC)
  5. SetzerLeonhart (talk) 03:33, June 1, 2016 (UTC)
  6. Auron is not that cool because Tidus is not that bad. Also, Zidane has "What's That?!".AnonyMan (talk) 14:29, June 4, 2016 (UTC)

Anonymous Votes

Votes for Auron

  1. Did they ever explain what the deal with Auron's hand is? Can't he just get a robot hand like the Winter Soldier? --BlueHighwind 00:12, May 31, 2016 (UTC)
  2. --Magicite-ffvi-ios Technobliterator TC 00:43, May 31, 2016 (UTC)
  3. The Final Fantasy Nameless Despot / Simulacrum of a Tyrant 02:57, May 31, 2016 (UTC)
  4. Told ya! Sir Auron is the best! Monterossa (talk) 12:46, May 31, 2016 (UTC)
  5. OK, no, there is no way that 3 months with something you can placate by throwing food at is harder to resist choking out than Tidus for 10 years. -- Some Color Mage ~ (Talk) 13:53, May 31, 2016 (UTC)
  6. Auron is my favorite FFX character! Zhor7 18:46, May 31, 2016 (UTC)
  7. At first this was an extremely tough choice for me, but the fight description inspired my vote for Auron, as much as I'd hate to admit this.Free bird (talk) 23:06, May 31, 2016 (UTC)
  8. Hard choice, but I do have to go to him. Crashb2007 (talk) 01:01, June 1, 2016 (UTC)
  9. Aesthetic Armageddon11 (talk) 22:06, June 2, 2016 (UTC)
  10. The coolest babysitter ever! GoldenChocobo 13:42, June 3, 2016 (UTC)

Anonymous Votes

  1. Dat theme music though! 68.4.230.168 00:03, June 1, 2016 (UTC)

Peanut Gallery

Chibi-Zidane, rather cute. Chibi-ish Auron? Somehow kinda scary. King of Noobs 12:26, May 31, 2016 (UTC)

Blue... I don't think Auron's hand is injured, as we can see him using that arm in a cutscene in Luca Stadium. It's like how some samurai think they'll look cool wearing yukata like that. You can see many samurai in anime/movies doing the same. Like this. Monterossa (talk) 12:52, May 31, 2016 (UTC)

Err... anyone going to update this? I think this has been forgotten yet again... Crashb2007 (talk) 03:03, June 13, 2016 (UTC)

Not updating weekly content on time is one of the pillars on which the wiki operates. Cat (meowhunt) 06:16, June 13, 2016 (UTC)
A DNC update is never late or early, it arrives exactly when it is intended to. -- Some Color Mage ~ (Talk) 08:42, June 13, 2016 (UTC)

Week 392: Red Dead Rhyming Week: Auron vs. Vincent

Auron-render-ffx
DNC Versus
Vincent-ffvii-battle
In celebration of the release of the FFX remaster on steam, here is a fight featuring Auron versus his red dead compatriot Vincent.

Now, I wanted to have a pure FFX fight, but there were no good other undead people in FFX to pair with Auron. Yes, I know that half of the NPCs are undead in FFX, but most of them are total losers and not fit for this noble arena. Vincent is less of a loser than people like Seymour or Mika or that old guy who lectures you on the road, so he gets to be in this fight today. Yes, I am aware that he is a moron in his terrible sequel, but Auron has it much worse: his daughter stars in some terrible audio drama that features zombie shoopufs and Sin returning for no goddamn reason. Coincidentally, you can listen to it as part of the remaster. If you want, I guess. It's less of a time commitment than FFX-2, at least.

Votes for Auron

  1. Zero contest.--Magicite-ffvi-ios Technobliterator TC 19:17, May 23, 2016 (UTC)
  2. Coolest zombie ever. Monterossa (talk) 19:29, May 23, 2016 (UTC)
  3. Auron had better pass the booze. Armageddon11 (talk) 19:35, May 23, 2016 (UTC)
  4. One of the coolest old men in video game history. King of Noobs 21:46, May 23, 2016 (UTC)
  5. I'd love to give Vincent a vote because I love his character, but I like Auron more.Free bird (talk) 00:40, May 24, 2016 (UTC)
  6. Vincent is one of my favourite VII characters, but Auron is more badass and not as brooding than him. ZidaneSilverfield 13:54, May 24, 2016 (UTC)
  7. GoldenChocobo 13:28, May 28, 2016 (UTC)

Anonymous Votes

FINALLY! Someone beat that cat last week! Too bad he's gonna lose to Auron next (hopefully)! 68.4.230.168 22:46, May 24, 2016 (UTC)

Votes for Vincent

  1. Making a pity vote here. Crashb2007 (talk) 02:13, May 24, 2016 (UTC)
  2. Pzykosiz (talk) 06:47, May 28, 2016 (UTC)

Anonymous Votes

He solo'd Omega at 60 years of age. Has to be worth something.#178.78.127.98 11:02, May 24, 2016 (UTC)

Peanut Gallery

Pst... someone got the whole Victory / Defeat lines wrong for the last fight. We don't play by golf rules here. King of Noobs 21:47, May 23, 2016 (UTC)

ok i fixed it. -- Some Color Mage ~ (Talk) 12:13, May 24, 2016 (UTC)
I approve of the snarkiness. King of Noobs 12:33, May 24, 2016 (UTC)
I was going to say, do I need to bring up the Steve Harvey incident? Crashb2007 (talk) 18:59, May 24, 2016 (UTC)

Would Jecht be considered undead or alive? Crashb2007 (talk) 02:11, May 24, 2016 (UTC)

Bronzed God, I think. King of Noobs 02:56, May 24, 2016 (UTC)

Older Fights!

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