Mass Effect 3

Video Game • 2012 •   

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This video game contains 31 potentially triggering events.
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Does the dog die?
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Unanswered Triggers
Were animals harmed in the making?
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Is there excessive gore?
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Is an animal abandoned?
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Is there bestiality?
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Is a woman brutalized for spectacle?
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Is an animal sad?
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Are rabbits harmed?
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Are there transphobic slurs?
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Abuse
Is someone stalked?
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WideAndNerdy
As with the previous two games, you potentially have an obsessive fan. It's possible based on decisions in the first game that he won't be in the third.

In the DLC, you're stalked by a mysterious identity thief. But you can take care of that problem. That's the main plot of that DLC
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Is there domestic violence?
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Jade37
Someone in the ending sequence tries to convince the player that the antagonists are not actually evil, essentially denying everything you have experienced in past games
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Is a child abused?
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WideAndNerdy
Not abused but a child dies and that death haunts your character
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Addiction
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Is there addiction?
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Jade37
Tali gets drunk in the game and the Citadel DLC.
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Animal
Does a horse die?
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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Are animals abused?
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WideAndNerdy
Varren are an aggressive alien creature somewhat analogous to a dog (but visually distinct) and you have to kill many of them in self defense
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Does a cat die?
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Does a pet die?
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WideAndNerdy
If you fail to feed your fish, they die. Just have to make sure you feed them every time you go back to the ship. You can purchase a device that does it automatically but it's kind of expensive (in game money).
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Does a dragon die?
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Are there spiders?
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ConsueloHigdon
The Rachni are a race of giant spider-like insects and have a dedicated side quest.
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Are there snakes?
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Are there bugs?
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Assault
Is there pedophilia?
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Is someone sexually assaulted?
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Bodily Harm
Is there shaving/cutting?
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Does someone struggle to breathe?
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Is there cannibalism?
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Anonymous
Husk Cannibals can devour dead husks to repair/enhance themselves (eg, HP becomes an armor score).
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Corellon
Your character has a recurring dream where various people burn alive, although it's largely symbolic because their faces are always calm.
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Is someone buried alive?
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Is there body horror?
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Anonymous
Husk-type enemies are forcibly cyberneticized from their base species, and are often melted into each other like necromancer experiments. One type has a head clearly on the wrong body; one type has a whole nother corpse acting as an arm-mounted cannon, and one type's three bodies welded together into a mortar team.
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Is there amputation?
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KadePanics
If you land headshots with specific types of weapon heads will be taken off the shot enemies shoulders, sometimes with blood spraying
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Is there a hanging?
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Are any teeth damaged?
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berrylightmode
The Normandy pilot, Joker/Jeff, lives with brittle bone disease and frequently mentions related injuries.
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Does someone have a seizure?
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Is there genital trauma/mutilation?
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Is there finger/toe mutilation?
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Is someone tortured?
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Jade37
If you don't save certain characters in time, they'll end up tortured by one of the game's antagonists. You might be able to access sound files depicting this in-game.
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Corellon
There's a dramatic "dangle over a bottomless pit" moment. Also, in one of the DLCs, a "tough guy" character falls through a window, but the moment is purely slapstick.
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hokeyreligions
While the process isn't shown, there are certain enemies in the game, one of which you get a facial close-up of early on, who have glowing eyes with severe scarring and traces of cybernetics around them.
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Children
Does a kid die?
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Corellon
There is a very major plot point where a young boy is in danger, and your character can't save his life. You dream about him several times, and a villain later takes his form to goad you.
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Family
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rmplzr
If you do not complete the Grissom Academy mission in time, some of the students are kidnapped/captured and experimented on.
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Does a parent die?
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Does someone cheat?
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ConsueloHigdon
Jacob Taylor, if romanced in Mass Effect 2, cheats on Shepard and has a baby with another woman.
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Fear
Are there jumpscares?
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Is someone possessed?
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Jade37
If Reaper-induced indoctrination counts as possession, then yes.
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Are there ghosts?
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Corellon
Your character is emotionally haunted by everyone who has died so far. They dream about being haunted by ghosts.
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Are there clowns?
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beesinspace
Yes, if Samantha Traynor is romanced. Unintentionally hilarious because they leave their clothes on...
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Gross
Does someone vomit?
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Reniachii
Leviathan DLC has a datapad that mentions the v word, just in case that's also triggering to someone. Citadel DLC has Brooke saying she's gonna "throw up a little" if "everyone is okay with it" near the end of the Archives mission, but she doesn't actually do it
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Does someone spit?
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Is there audio gore?
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Law Enforcement
Is there copaganda?
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Medical
Is electro-therapy used?
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Are needles/syringes used?
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Is there a mental institution scene?
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Jade37
Many of your quests take place in a hospital.
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Jade37
Technically not cancer but a deathly illness
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Mental Health
Does someone self harm?
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WideAndNerdy
As with the first game, if you do things just right, you can make one of the main villains commit suicide. But it's unlikely you'll do the correct sequence of things without a guide.

There's also a situation where a teammate will throw herself off a cliff for very understandable reasons.

Another former teammate tries to kill herself so she doesn't have to kill someone else. You can stop her but if you fail to hit the button fast enough, she will do it.

A third teammate can decide to commit suicide if you advise him wrong. He's the last of his kind.

These are all avoidable if you make the right decisions though it's not always obvious what choice you need to make.
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Jade37
Characters have been called fat in the main game and the Citadel DLC, but their appearances have not actually changed.
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ConsueloHigdon
Commander Shepard suffers post-traumatic nightmares during the game.
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Jade37
There is a scene in which you witness a child crawling through a vent and try to coax them out.
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Does someone have an eating disorder?
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Is there autism specific abuse?
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hokeyreligions
Several characters will sacrifice their life in order to accomplish a mission; most of these can be prevented.
Others will try to commit suicide for various reasons, but these can again be prevented by either making the right choices earlier in the game, or picking the correct dialogue options during the cutscene.
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Noxious
Is there shakey cam?
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Anneliese
During the final battle on earth, yes. The combo w/ the light and the shaky cam gave me a seizure, so be cautious
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Anneliese
It's a shooter, so expect flashing lights, especially when you play in a dark environment. It's the worst during the final battle on earth.
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Pregnancy
Is there childbirth?
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Are there abortions?
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hokeyreligions
While no actual miscarriage happens during the game, a character makes mention of one in the past. One of the main missions in the game revolves around the Genophage, a plague that causes most Krogan females to be sterile, and for the fertile few to have difficulty bringing a baby to term. The game goes quite in-depth on the subject, so you may wish to tread carefully if this is a sensitive matter.
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Does a pregnant person die?
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Prejudice
Are there fat jokes?
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DRJR
At the beginning of the game, a character jokes about the protagonist's weight gain.
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Does the black guy die first?
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Are there homophobic slurs?
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berrylightmode
Quarians are Jewish-adjacent and experience frequent prejudice that mirrors antisemetism
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Is there hate speech?
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yaoiboi
Of the space variety.
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hokeyreligions
Can be prevented depending on the choices you make.
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Are there n-words?
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Sex
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beesinspace
As always, Shepard can romance various members of the crew, culminating in a sex scene. Nothing more explicit than bare butts is shown.
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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Spoiler
Is Santa (et al) spoiled?
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Corellon
There are many ways for it to end, and you may or may not find one that you consider happy. Regardless, this game is infamous for emotionally destroying people.
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Vehicular
Does a car crash?
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hokeyreligions
While not a traditional car, there are several points throughout the game during which shuttles crash, one of which happens near the start of the game. As there is a war going on, plenty of spaceships also crash, though these are generally not seen up-close.
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Does a plane crash?
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rmplzr
Several ships are shot down over the course of the game, both in space and when in a planet's atmosphere.
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Is someone hit by a car?
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Violence
Is there a nuclear explosion?
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Is there blood/gore?
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Does someone drown?
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ConsueloHigdon
In the Leviathan DLC Commander Shepard goes deep into the sea of an alien planet and suffers complications from the pressure and is at risk of drowning.
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Is there gun violence?
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