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What is the purpose of the weird gender swaps of certain Sabers they throw in in "Fate/Apocrypha"?

why did they gender swap these characters to women originally the roles of Shirou and Arturia were the opposite genders as the original concept for Fate/Stay Night (now as Fate/Prototype) had Ayaka ...
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Are these two people with the same given name the same person?

no, Emiya Shirou and Kotomine Shirou are 2 different people. infact apart from their appearance resembling one another in a way the only thing they both have in common is that they are both people who ...
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How can Achilles and Astolfo lend Noble Phantasm?

In actual legends, Achilles is known for giving away relics (e.g. For Patroclus to impersonate him, lending him his chariot and armor), and Astolfo is known for receiving them in his legend (which is ...
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Where is the divergence in Fate/Apocrypha?

One cause was Darnic Prestone Yggdmillennia, who aided the Nazi's during the Third Holy Grail War by locating the greater Grail and stealing it. Seventy years ago, he participated in Fuyuki's Third ...
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What are the special advantages of a ruler-type servant over any other type of servant in Fate Apocrypha?

One of their primary abilities is the ability to know a Servant's True Name and all their skills. in Holy Grail Wars like the Fuyuki, Trifas and Moon Cell ones were knowing a Servants identity allows ...
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In Fate, why do some male historical figures get turned into females, but not vice versa?

The in-universe explanation for this is that these characters WERE female in history, it's just that the legends that became their legacy portrayed them as male. In the case of Saber she was seen as a ...
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Karna's prana consumption

Paulnamid's answer covers your mistake about Gilgamesh, and briefly mentions what you've got wrong about Artoria. But to go into more detail on Artoria... Artoria has the heart of a dragon. Or, ...
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Karna's prana consumption

Gilgamesh is not using hundreds of NPs. He's using the Gate of Babylon, just opening a portal, shooting a projectile and then retrieving it, it's actually very cost effective. The only weapons he can ...
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Why did the Greater Grail fulfill Shirou's wish while the other Servants were still alive?

First thing: A common theme in the Fate franchise is "Rules? Screw your rules. I'm a mage/servant/noble phantasm/whatever." The true competition is not in competing in accordance with the rules (no ...
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Are these two people with the same given name the same person?

Since Fate is about the possibility and other timelines in the same Universe, and it says that Amakusa Shirou and how he was discovered are wrapped in mystery. Could it be said that Shirou could be ...

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