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W.D. Gaster by Hahli1994 W.D. Gaster by Hahli1994

First posted on my Tumbls:

I’ve just been in a Gaster mood lately. So here’s some fanart :3, If you use it for anything just be sure to give credit (I'd prefer to MylCreates on tumblr/tapastic/twitter instead of this account), and I’d love to get a link ^_^

THEORY TIME! \OWO/ (Warning Spoilers!)

I always liked the idea of Gaster being related to the skeleton brothers, Another artpiece I saw demonstrated Gaster as a skeleton without teeth. I decided to run away with that speculation which would explain his toothless skeletal smile. He has cracks in his face which would mean it would have to be made of something like bone (unless they are depicting scars which would be better illustrated in a lighter shade if it was on skin). Although he doesn’t look entirely like a skeleton to be honest.  He has no nose like the skeleton brothers and no visible bone structure and no skeletal fingers on his hands yet so much about him (his history, name, font etc.) links him to them… 

So what if he was like a fusion, like an Amalgamate? 

The melty deformed properties of an Amalgamate seems to suit his character design. His once skeleton fingers could have been fused as the mitt like appearance we see, and fleshy skin could be the cover up of his once skeletal nostrils making him appear rather human-ish in form or a skeleton with just a blanket of incomplete skin and without cartilage like what would have given form to a nose bridge etc? (then again Frisk is illustrated without a nose either *shrugs*)

Perhaps as part of his dark experiments he could have tampered with Determination. Perhaps he was involving experiments with previous humans or a human (possibly Chara just to follow popular fan-theory of their relevance to each other), tampering with their soul (that they no longer have? or perhaps the absence of an actual soul tampered with the final result? Chara had to be once human right? Yeah- Chara had a soul because Asriel fused with him to cross the barrier, but what happened to Chara’s body and soul after Asriel turned to dust on the flowers and became soul-less Flowey? Being soul-less would describe Chara’s ways, so what happened to it? Perhaps Gaster could have been involved with this?)… resulting in the partial, unstable fusion (and possible accident) of a half-formed human perhaps? With determination being linked to the god like powers of resetting and saving, this particular fusion could be further linked to Gaster’s situation and appearance. I’d love to hear more of what your thoughts might be on this idea \>w>/! 

W.D. gaster is from Undertale by Toby Fox.

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TotallyWouldMurderU Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2018  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ooooo spoopy
rileybellehornbeck Featured By Owner May 25, 2018  Student Digital Artist
Its so creepy but I keep wanting to look at it 
camelsatgrillbys Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I have seen this pic one billion times
weirdAlien13 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
It is one of the best artworks i've ever seen! La la la la  
MaryOfBears Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2018  Student Digital Artist
Really nice attention to detail! I love the fact that he's not a complete skeleton, but more like a rotting corpse. Also, the eye-looking-hole on his hand looks really neat!
I just love this piece.
VyleoandIllia Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
lovely lovely lovely
x-amaryllis-x Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2018
Holy crap I love this
Captain-Freddy Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2018
when the black tar heroin, crack, and meth kick in at the same time
midnite300 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2018  Student Artist
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Captain-Freddy Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2018
ecks dee
Littlefoot04 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
omg wow sp00py
tvheadmonster Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2017
now this, is a RAD looking Gaster!
CircusBabyIsEnnard Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I just figured out why my friends look at my favorites list with a funny expression..
theangelicpsychopath Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is such a unique interpretation on Gaster. Well done, friend! You're so talented!
mixjestiic Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2017  Hobbyist

asldkhAKLAD <3333

Glanzfell Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Awh. Lovely..
trexbob Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2017
Ima use this, I shall give you credit when I'm finished. I will also link you to the video :3
JackaBooe Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Inki14 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2017  Student General Artist
Cinnamon-Apple-Cider Featured By Owner Edited Sep 8, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Wow, this really sent shivers down my spine. The detail makes it even more bone chilling!

I'm sorry.
MissCandyCrazed Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Holy shit!! This is awesome!!  Is it weird that I want to touch his face right now? It Looks so sticky!!
SweetRose236 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is freaking amazing!!!Extreme OMG 
xXStarryGirlXx Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2017  Student General Artist
W.D. Gaster by Hahli1994 <--- This is art.
redhead-alex Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Emiade Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
happypony66 you'll also want to read the theories in the comments.
redhead-alex Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh yeah i saw this. tho i believe what made him look like this was falling into the core and his body being shattered across time and space
Emiade Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
so headcanon
much idea
redhead-alex Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Larix-Star Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2017
we learn in the game that the brothers suddenly showed up in the undergrown and gaster fell into the core but what if those things are connected? bare with me on this but what if gaster wasn't actually killed? what if the core spilt him in two and those spilt pieces of him were sans and papyrus and what we see of gaster is just an echo of his former self sans is aware of this and hides it from his brother because sans has a lab of his own and there's a machaine that's never really explained there what if sans is trying to revive gaster or something I lost my motivation to keep writing
Eddsfangirl Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh Lordy jeseus...
wideshoes Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Holograph1c Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2017  Student General Artist
holy crap thats epic and scary :O
sunderhart Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2017
ayyy lamo
OsiOsbourne Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2017
This is amazing...
SavageDeity Featured By Owner May 9, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Positively unsettling. This is now my favourite depiction of Gaster to date! The missing teeth are a great touch
brambajam Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Holy shit and stick you sir take all my skittles this is fucking amazing like holy crap your good
mariahmaru Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2017
So cool. :0
Mathiais Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2017
The physical form you drew reminds me of the skeletal structure of persons with a disease known as Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva, a disorder that causes damaged and even normal muscle and connective tissue to transform into or be replaced by bone. It's a horrifying disease sometimes called stone man syndrome, often immobilizing it's suffered in contorted positions. As I said before many of their internal skeletal structures look like this melted mingling of flesh and bone. Great job!…
TeToyFreddy Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well guess who's not gonna get any sleep tonight!
SORIEL420 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2016
saw this and thought....holy shit...this is really fuckin good
Kenzie9202000 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
This scared the hell out of me and I love it
OtakuFangirl1200 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my

This is macabre and gorgeous at the same time.
ChroniclerEnigma Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2016
mmmm found this image in google search, and sent it to my friend, and found my way to your DA and read your theory Ooooooooh love iiiiiiit

Gaster is so mysterious. Its interesting seeing what people come up with. And this makes sense. We're one step closer to understanding...
Hahli1994 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for finding your way here, I'm glad you like the theory :) 
TheComicGuys Featured By Owner Edited Aug 11, 2016  Student
There are few things that really stop me in my tracks and make me say "holy shit" out loud, but this really did it. Great job!
Happy-Note Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Who needs sleep anyways.............
RoseGoldDraws Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey! Saw this on Undertale Amino and I had to find you here!
This is amazing and honestly I have no idea what to put because I literally never comment, but your art is amazing! ♡
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