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::Undertale:: Asriel by Mistrel-Fox ::Undertale:: Asriel by Mistrel-Fox
upd: had to slap a watermark over this work due to it being stolen and sold illegally in online stores multiple times :\

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Undertale faves, 5/5

Ok, this one is a giant spoiler for the game, but I couldn't not love Asriel and not feel sorry for him after learning his backstory in the pacifist run ;__; Poor kid... Kinda wish he's got his happy ending, too.

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Undertale (c) Toby Fox
artwork (c) me
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:iconsupermariofan65:
SuperMarioFan65 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2019  Student Digital Artist
This is beautiful.
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:iconsky-kaiser:
Sky-Kaiser Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2018  Student General Artist
ASRIEL: Howdy! Chara, are you there? It's me, your best friend... (transforms into his Legendary Being form) ...ASRIEL DREEMURR.
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SuperDuperFirepower Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2018
Don't worry, he gets a happy ending too.

His storyline was never supposed to end like that.  That's a misunderstanding of the game's ending.  The game goes out of its way to hint that Frisk goes back to save Asriel as well by showing Frisk do the same for other characters as well as himself in in his Flowey state.

Frisk makes it out of the Underground in a Neutral Pacifist play-through but willingly resets so he can save Asgore's life (despite knowing it would trap him Underground forever), and continuously doing the Neutral Pacifist route in order to help Flowey and become friends with him. 

The game doesn't end with a sad end for the sake of it.  That would be stupid and is the thing the ending openly mocks.  The whole game is a commentary on different aspects of game design and storytelling.  The ending plays out the way it does because it's making fun of the fact that several games have "tragic" endings for the simple sake of having a tragic ending without any good reason behind them.  These other games give no justification as to why they end the way they do, or have an obvious solution to the problem but don't have the characters think of it.  The game ends without the player having the option to save Asriel because it's making fun of the fact that lesser games do that kind of stuff all the time when there's no meaningful reason to do so.

It also parallels the Genocide route.  When you complete that route the player is able to sell Frisk's soul to Chara in order to recreate the world.  The player isn't allowed to do this in the Pacifist play-through because that's not something a moral person would do.  Nobody who cares about the well being and free will of others would sell someone else's soul to save another even if they had the ability to.  That's something for Frisk to do on his own because it's his soul and his right to do so.  The fact that he willingly trapped himself back Underground with no way of getting out because he wanted to save a single person's life, and continuously goes back to Flowey to find a way to save him from his suffering because he can tell there's a tragic person underneath all that hatred shows that Frisk wouldn't just give up to save everyone at the end.  Especially not when he finds out that the person he was trying to save before is truly a good person and one of the most selfless people you could ever meet.

The game ends this way so that you can imagine how Frisk saves Asriel rather than making how it's done an absolute by showing it.  However Asriel's restoration and salvation is confirmed.
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:icondarkrea:
darkrea Featured By Owner May 14, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This describes Asriel perfectly! I love the detail!<33
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:iconanna-mator:
Anna-mator Featured By Owner May 3, 2018
my fam! someone used this in an amv! www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQI-Et… (they gave you credit in the description, so don't worry about that ^.^)
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:iconmistrel-fox:
Mistrel-Fox Featured By Owner May 5, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for telling me! This AMV gave me the feels ;u;
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:iconanna-mator:
Anna-mator Featured By Owner May 6, 2018
No prob, bob.
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:icondcaldwell101:
dcaldwell101 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2018  Student Artist
Even after all he did, I felt so sorry for Asriel and wished he got a better ending
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:iconsuperduperfirepower:
SuperDuperFirepower Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2018
Don't worry, he's already been saved.  His storyline was never supposed to end like that.  That's a misunderstanding of the game's ending.  The game goes out of its way to hint that Frisk goes back to save Asriel as well by showing Frisk do the same for other characters as well as himself in in his Flowey state.

Frisk makes it out of the Underground in a Neutral Pacifist play-through but willingly resets so he can save Asgore's life (despite knowing it would trap him Underground forever), and continuously doing the Neutral Pacifist route in order to help Flowey and become friends with him. 

The game doesn't end with a sad end for the sake of it.  That would be stupid and is the thing the ending openly mocks.  The whole game is a commentary on different aspects of game design and storytelling.  The ending plays out the way it does because it's making fun of the fact that several games have "tragic" endings for the simple sake of having a tragic ending without any good reason behind them.  These other games give no justification as to why they end the way they do, or have an obvious solution to the problem but don't have the characters think of it.  The game ends without the player having the option to save Asriel because it's making fun of the fact that lesser games do that kind of stuff all the time when there's no meaningful reason to do so.

It also parallels the Genocide route.  When you complete that route the player is able to sell Frisk's soul to Chara in order to recreate the world.  The player isn't allowed to do this in the Pacifist play-through because that's not something a moral person would do.  Nobody who cares about the well being and free will of others would sell someone else's soul to save another even if they had the ability to.  That's something for Frisk to do on his own because it's his soul and his right to do so.  The fact that he willingly trapped himself back Underground with no way of getting out because he wanted to save a single person's life, and continuously goes back to Flowey to find a way to save him from his suffering because he can tell there's a tragic person underneath all that hatred shows that Frisk wouldn't just give up to save everyone at the end.  Especially not when he finds out that the person he was trying to save before is truly a good person and one of the most selfless people you could ever meet.

The game ends this way so that you can imagine how Frisk saves Asriel rather than making how it's done an absolute by showing it.  However Asriel's restoration and salvation is confirmed.
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:icondcaldwell101:
dcaldwell101 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2018  Student Artist
It is?
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:iconsuperduperfirepower:
SuperDuperFirepower Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2018
Yeah.  It's left for you to figure it out on your own.
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:icondcaldwell101:
dcaldwell101 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2018  Student Artist
Okay then
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NearlyEverythingFan Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2018
This picture is absolutely beautiful! I'd like to draw one of these!
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Scherys Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
www.wish.com/c/59313ab91ce2b46…

Saw this on wish, not sure if you can do anything about it but I thought I should let you know.
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Devintom105 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
WARNING! Carry on reading! Or you will die, even if you only looked at the word warning!

Once there was a little girl called Clarissa, she was ten-years-old and she lived in a mental hospital, because she killed her mom and her dad. She got so bad she went to kill all the staff in the hospital so the More-government decided that best idea was to get rid of her so they set up a special room to kill her, as humane as possible but it went wrong the machine they were using went wrong. And she sat there in agony for hours until she died.

Now every week on the day of her death she returns to the person that reads this letter, on a monday night at 12:00a.m. She creeps into your room and kills you slowly, by cutting you and watching you bleed to death.

Now send this to ten other pictures on this one site, and she will haunt someone else who doesn't. This isn't fake. apparently, if u copy and paste this to ten comments in the next ten minutes u will have the best day of ur life tomorrow. u will either get kissed or asked out, if u break this chain u will see a little dead girl in your room tonight. in 53 mins someone will say i love you or im sorry
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CaramelRandom Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2017
protect da goat boi

(this is really cool tho-)
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:iconi-am-asriel:
I-Am-Asriel Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2017
This is one of my favorite Asriel pics of all time! Now that I'm using deviantart as my undertale story uploading place/undertale safe haven, I can finally favorite this pic and give it the admiration it deserves!

Seriously, it's really well done! I used it as my avatar on the Undertale Amino for a good while xD 
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:icondaybreaker7:
Daybreaker7 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2017
I have this on my backpack...AND I AM NEVER LETTING THE GOATBOY LEAVE MY SIDE!
this artwork of Asriel is beautiful by the way...he deserved to be on a backpack. :)
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:iconmistrel-fox:
Mistrel-Fox Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Where did you get it? FYI, any items you see in online stores with this image on it were sold by people who used my art without permission - since I never sell any merch with my art on it. You're the second person who comes to me and says they have a backpack with this art on it. Thanks for supporting art thieves -__-
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:icondaybreaker7:
Daybreaker7 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2017
I got it on Amazon from someone called Green grassland...I hope that helps, I want to say that your artwork is amazing and I would never want anyone to use it for their own monetary gain...I hope you catch those thieves. no one should steal and/or use art they never made ON PURPOSE with or without your permission, ESPECIALLY if it was Undertale related. I just hope I can at least keep the backpack...it means a lot to me and I care for it as if it were Asriel himself. he means so much to me, and that piece of art you made means just as much. I hope I was able to help in any way I could.
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:iconmistrel-fox:
Mistrel-Fox Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes, I understand you had no ill intentions and were just not informed. Sadly, there will always be people who will steal artists' work and use it to make a quick and unhonest buck on unaware people. It's your responsibility to always check the seller; if you see an item with an artwork being used in the design on sites like E-bay or Amazon and don't see artist being credited/mentioned, then it's stolen and you shouldn't buy it. Also, fyi, artists who sell things with their works on them never do that on Amazon: they use sites like Society6, Redbubble, and Etsy, which are meant for original creators. 
Another thing that ticks me off about this is that Toby Fox specifically stated he doesn't want people to sell fanmade Undertale merch. Creating fanart/fics is fine, but he didn't want people to make money on Undertale. So I don't think you're making him happy when you're buying unlicensed Undertale-related stuff. It's sweet that your backpack means so much to you, and of course you should keep it, but keep this info in mind in the future, 'k?
Anyway, thank you for the kind words. I appreciate it (: 
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:icondaybreaker7:
Daybreaker7 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2017
got it, I hope you won't have trouble like that anymore
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:icondusk-kniade:
Dusk-Kniade Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Aww he's so cute! I absolutely love the shadings on this one, so soft
I like how Flowey's just in the background lurking too
Amazing job!
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:iconheidis-charakter-art:
Beautiful Picture! :)
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:icontorroninho:
torroninho Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awwnnn








caiu no gemido
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:iconlionetzki:
Lionetzki Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
MY LIL ASRIELLLL <3 luv him so much
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:iconstrangersforgood0:
Strangersforgood0 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2017  Student Filmographer
He is my guardian 😊
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:iconbatben1:
batben1 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
He looks like an angel.
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:iconcake-a-tron:
Cake-a-Tron Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
Such a peaceful expression. Beautifully done.
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:iconmistrel-fox:
Mistrel-Fox Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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Cake-a-Tron Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
You're most welcome ^^
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:iconnearlyeverythingfan:
NearlyEverythingFan Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2017
I love this picture. It really shows Asriel at peace with himself and with others. He seems happy here with the flowers.
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:iconsansfangirl4life:
SansFangirl4life Featured By Owner May 13, 2017
me like Asriel here and Flowey in the back looks good too!
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:iconquietbeano:
Quietbeano Featured By Owner May 4, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah..
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:iconspyrkle4:
spyrkle4 Featured By Owner May 3, 2017  Student Digital Artist
If only he didn't die after the plan went to bits
but that idea makes a good fanfic (or fancomic)
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:icontheyoyowizard:
TheYoyoWizard Featured By Owner May 19, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I think that his death was part of the plan, Chara just didn't tell him the whole plan.
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:iconspyrkle4:
spyrkle4 Featured By Owner May 19, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Wow....how dare you slander Chara's name...-.-
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:iconprincesssnowfreeze:
PrincessSnowFreeze Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2017
Hey Sweetie This asriel Drawing its AMAZING!!
And can I ask with I can use the same idea that you use? ( Like asriel holding the Golden flowers), thats cause I Will draw he human version . ( And I Will say that I was inspired on your drawing)?
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:iconmistrel-fox:
Mistrel-Fox Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sure you can :) And thank you!
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PrincessSnowFreeze Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2017
Aww thank you so much Sweetie >w<
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:iconmistrel-fox:
Mistrel-Fox Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No problem :)
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:iconprincesssnowfreeze:
PrincessSnowFreeze Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2017
:33
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:iconflower019:
Flower019 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2017
Um, Hello !! I'm sorry for writing this comment, but your painting is very wondeful!! So, may I use this on SNS? I'll reveal the source.
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:iconmistrel-fox:
Mistrel-Fox Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! What is SNS?
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:iconflower019:
Flower019 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017
Kakao story
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:iconmistrel-fox:
Mistrel-Fox Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't get it, sorry.
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:iconseviperrules:
SeviperRules Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awww they made Asriel look so adorable in the game. This is a great pic ;)
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Captain-McNugget Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awwww! this is adorable asf
and i love how you made him look at least a little like a legit goat X3
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