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What is the complete story of King Artoria in Fate?

I have decided to edit this question to remove the huge quote text from the Wikia and sum it up in my own words. you can read up on the original from of this answer here Artoria (or Arturia as the ...
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Did Archer notice who Rin was when she first summoned him in Unlimited Blade Works?

Did he notice Rin straight away as a girl he was in love with or knew? No, he did not. It is mentioned here: Why didn't he tell her?
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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 is the holy grail war from Fate/ Stay night kept a secret?

From the author Kinoko Nasu himself: The Holy Grail War is unknown to the general population, but to what extent is it hidden from normal people? Are the Church people (supervisors) manipulating the ...
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What caused the difference between the good and true endings of Unlimited Blade Works?

In the visual novel nothing is told. The anime clarifies quite a bit: True ending: Rin stares as saber disappears (no running from Rin). After a while Saber starts her speech: Basically ...
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Why doesn't Rin save Saber in episode 24 of Unlimited Blade Works?

I did a side by side comparison between both the ova and episode 24. I repeated this 10-15 times to make sure. These are my findings: During the first part until saber looks at her hand it is the same....
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Do Servants retain memories of their past Masters?

A Servant that has been summoned and then returned to the Throne of Heroes will not remember their first summoning during any subsequent summonings. Under normal circumstances, each time a Servant is ...
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Fate/stay night visual novel playing order

In the original R18+ PC game, the route order was restricted, so the play order is enforced: Fate Unlimited Blade Works (complete Fate) Heavens Feel (complete Unlimited Blade Works Good or True ...
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Is the person who appeared at the very end of Fate/Stay Night UBW (desert scene) Archer or Shirou?

First of all, I know Japanese (even though I usually read light novels just in English). However, I just play visual novels in Japanese (I can't bear hearing one thing and reading a mistake in the ...
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In "Unlimited Blade Works", why did the servants choose to fade away rather than staying in the real world?

Because they can't stay in the world without a Master and the Holy Grail. in the Visual Novel for the Unlimited Blade Works route, in the Good Ending Saber remains in the world through her contract ...
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How did Waver appear in Iskandar's reality marble?

That's not Waver. He may look similar but he is explicitly named as Eumenes in the Case Files Materials book. Another one of Iskandar's soldiers is Ptolemy. Note that the designs discepencies from ...
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The divergence points for each of the routes?

What event or lack therof causes the storyline/plot to branch off into three seperate ones: Fate, UBW and HF In UBW, Shirou commands Saber not to attack Archer on the first night; in Fate, he doesn't ...
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Can we infer how the Fifth Holy Grail War would have ended had Gilgamesh not intervened?

Scenario 1: The Einzberns cheated....again! and thus win the Einzbern family were at one point holders of the 3rd Magic, Heaven's Feel, which is what the Holy Grail War was original for, reclaiming ...
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What did Archer learn first, The Sword or Archery?

since Shiro started to use swords first That is incorrect. This is not clear neither from the anime nor from the VN, but Shiro is highly skilled in archery way before the story starts. This is why ...
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UBW episode 25 true ending: Why is Rin sad whenever the sun sets/rises?

The reason is because she remembers Archer. I'm gonna answer you referencing the visual novel as it is much easier to me. Notice that this conversation with Archer takes place in both endings, not ...
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Why did Saber possess Excalibur as Heroic Spirit but not Avalon?

Fate/side material (2004-1-30), p.056 defines Heroic Spirits as: Heroes who achieved great things in life, and became objects of worship after death. Saber is actually a special case in this ...
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Just who knew Arturia was female when she was King?

According to Garden of Avalon, only Merlin, Uther (before he died), Ector (her foster father that raised her from the age of 5), Kay (her foster brother), and Guinevere once they married. Closer to ...
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In which episode of the F/SN Unlimited Blade Works anime do we see Illya's body Command Seals?

The picture you have provided has the art style of a game/visual novel and not that of an anime, especially the background. This is because the scene is not shown in the anime adaptation of Fate/Stay ...
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Why is Rin's butler Emiya Shirou in UBW true ending?

There are 2 possibilities. Either they made a mistake or they changed it. They've made quite a few changes and Nasu said those changes are canon (an alternative universe) so it could very well be a ...
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Why is Rin's butler Emiya Shirou in UBW true ending?

Lord's answer is incorrect and subjective. Shirou joins Rin as her apprentice. Tohsaka, being from a prominent magus lineage and having significant in-born talent (affinity to the 5 elements) , and ...
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Why did Gilgamesh remain in the human world?

Initially, it's stated that servants are kept in the world by the Holy Grail. (This comes up in the Good End of "Unlimited Blade Works," but I imagine this piece of information might have appeared ...
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What is Kotomine Kirei's new raison d'être?

What Kirei Kotomine is talking about is allowing Angra Mainyu to be born. first off, Kirei Kotomine feels nothing out of life and it has been like this since birth. he even tried to start a family to ...
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Does handwritten speech indicate anything?

I read the VIZ translations and from what I can understand, the handwritten speech denotes 'drowned-out' dialogues. During this time, the character, Emiya, seems to be in an internal monologue. This ...
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Why does Kirei speak greek?

It's because of Christian liturgy. The "Kyrie eleison" is the name of a prayer, and one of the most ancient of gregorian chants. It has its origins in Eastern Christian doctrine, it derives ...
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Is there a single member of the Einzbern family who is a human being?

The Einzberns from the beginning were a factory of homunculi. Per the booklet released alongside the DVD for the Unlimited Blade Works anime: • The origins of Einzbern A factory originally ...
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Why is King Arthur female? Why is Iskander tall?

Rules are made to be broken This is the mantra to always keep in mind when engaging the Fate series. By default—the "rule"—servants are summoned with their body as in their prime (physical ...
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What did Archer learn first, The Sword or Archery?

Neither. The Archer class servant of the 5th Fuyuki Grail War was a magus before anything else. At his core he is Projection and Reinforcement magecraft, all culminating into his reality marble (an ...
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Who is the person that Rin saw doing high jump?

It was Shirou. Shirou never was in track and field, so he answers Rin's question honestly. Rin is making the assumption that only someone that does track and field would spend an entire afternoon ...
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Why did Saber choose to return to her original timeline in Fate/stay night (Saber route) anime?

I don't remember the exact details from the anime adaptation, but in the original Visual Novel, Shirou gets tempted by Kirei into using the power of the Grail to change his past, but he refuses, ...
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What was the Chant Emiya Shirou used to Enter the Reality Marble World?

actually the one posted by RNGesus.exe is the wrong one. while i have not seen the ufotable series, looking at the wikia on it you see it's Heroic Spirit EMIYA's chant as it's the one that ends with ...
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