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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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Who are these soldiers from Rider's Ionioi Hetairoi?

The Seven Warriors Ionioi Hetairoi means "The Companions of Ionia", so I would expect some, if not all, of these important-looking soldiers to be Alexander's bodyguards, which consisted of ...
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What happened at the end of Fate/Zero? What was the wish?

Kiritsugu Emiya decided to save the world instead of resurrecting his wife and daughter, so why didn't it happen? Because he didn't actually make a wish. Kiritsugu's wish all along was to save the ...
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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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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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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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What language used by Kajiura Yuki in Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Fate/Zero OST lyric?

Actually it's not from any language. Kajiura Yuki (the composer of this song) is often used a made up language for any of her soundtrack song compositions called "Kajiurago". The word itself ...
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Why did Emiya Kiritsugu refuse the Holy Grail in Fate/Zero?

First of all, the Grail is not omniscient nor omnipotent, it's just a source of magic power. As such, in order for it to fulfill a wish, you have to also give it the method for fullfilling said wish. ...
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Who are these soldiers from Rider's Ionioi Hetairoi?

I would argue that the old man with a turban is actually the Indian king Poros, not Parmenion. For three reasons: The obvious Indian appearance of the character Parmenion was executed by Alexander, ...
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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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How can Gilgamesh become an Archer?

You're being too literal. Archer as a label for a Servant class does not mean "This guy was badass with bows". It means "this guy is versatile and has potent long distance attacks." Several of the ...
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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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What is the reference Iri is making when she says DDD?

I belive it's referring to Decoration Disorder Disconnection, AKA DDD, which is another title written by Kinoko Nasu which was published in Faust magazine Arika Ishizue lost his left arm in the A-...
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Where was it revealed that Jubstacheit is an A.I?

According to Japanese fan-wiki, the Fate/Zero Blu-ray Disc Box I's Drama CD 1 only tells a story in which Jubstacheit has a major appearance. 長い間殆ど設定上の人物に近かったが、『Fate/Zero』Blu-ray Disc Boxの特典ドラマCDにて、...
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Were the Heroic Spirits that powerful in their lives?

Actually it's depends on the individual. As Garden of Avalon, supplementary materials reveal that Excalibur DID had the power to generate a Sword Beam. I guess it depends on whether they come from a ...
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In Sparks Liner High, could Avalon have saved Shirou?

I don't believe so. According to the Wikia a Head Shot will still kill Avalon's holder The holder of the scabbard is granted potent healing, allowing for critical and fatal wound to be rapidly ...
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Fate/Zero and Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works - prequel vs sequel vs something else?

The answer to this question depends on whether you're talking about a literary analysis, or an analysis for data modeling purposes, which is what the post is actually asking for. The Wikipedia page ...
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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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Corrupted Grail Fragments inside Sakura, and Illya's heart

Do the corrupted Grail fragments that Zokuen synthesised with his worms which were later placed in Sakura have a direct connection with Angra Mainyu inside the Grail? yes, in the Visual Novel close ...
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Do Servants retain memories of their past Masters?

Senshin is correct, but there's another example to point out. Archer Senshin is correct that heroes from the throne do not remember individual summons (for any purpose), as the copy that is stored ...
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Did anyone find and remove Kiritsugu's explosives?

According to Fate Complete Material III: World Material - Record of Heavens Feel - Holy Grail War: History of the Holy Grail War, p.007 2010s - The taking apart of the Holy Grail War. Ten years ...
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Is there only a single Throne of Heroes in the entire Type-Moon multiverse?

The Throne of Heroes exists outside of the world and the time axis. This interpretation is taken from Fate/complete material III: World material - Records of Heavens Feel - Servant System: Difference ...
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Fate/Zero and Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works - prequel vs sequel vs something else?

Because the Fate/SN UBW anime is an adaptation of one of the UBW route in the F/SN VN, it cannot be a sequel to F/Z as it is not its own original work. You can think of it as a remastered version of ...
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Is it possible for one Master to have multiple Servants?

"Shirou asks if she'll form a contract with another Master, and Saber says that Archer's Master (Rin Tousaka) should be able to bring out her full power. Upon parting with Shirou, she goes into the ...
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