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For the pre-scratch version of this character, see Dave Strider.

Dave Strider is Dirk Strider's ancestor, as well the ectobiological son of Dirk and Roxy Lalonde. He is the post-scratch version of Dave Strider.

Biography Edit

Dave was best known as the creator of the Sweet Bro and Hella Jeff  movie series and owner of a big media empire. His movies, although originally a somewhat surreal slapstick style, became veiled, near-subliminal protest pieces designed to expose the corporate tyranny slowly taking control of the world. This did not go unnoticed by the Batterwitch, who began a rather public conflict with the studios, going so far as to kill Donald Glover after an extremely touching Academy Award acceptance speech for his role as Geromy. Stiller, playing the part of Sweet Bro was also taken down by Betty. Dave forever disappeared, presumed killed, after heroically taking down two of the Batterwitch's puppets, the Mirthful Executives.

Consequently he, like Rose, is deceased during the events we observe (in Dirk and Roxy's time), as hinted hereHS, possibly motivating Dirk and Roxy to learn about the game in the first place. However, it is noted that in Jake and Jane's time, Dave and Rose are still alive.HS

Dirk's bro hero mode

He also owned a museum devoted completely to the classical art of irony. Like his pre-scratch self, he owns Ben Stiller's glasses from the movie Starsky and Hutch, although they were given to him by Stiller himself instead of John Egbert. For unexplained reasons, he had a brief obsession with the movie Con Air, a movie that John was known to enjoy very much. Like Roxy, Dave lived 400 years before him. It should also be noted that he was also part of some order of "martial nobility" like a Knight.

Dave also patented three-dimensional JPEG artifacts, allowing him to make a fortune from simply manufacturing them, similar to the Artifact Grist that Dave learned to abuse. He then organized a manned mission to dispose of all the artifact items in the Sun, though a Sord..... appears in Dirk's room and an Unreal Air descends to the Earth's surface every now and then, sadly, not burning up in the atmosphere.

He tended to exceed the known quantities of irony as he made the Sweet Bro and Hella Jeff films. He would make it so if you ordered one movie, you would get a different one in the series. Sometimes rather than withdrawing cash, it would deposit money instead. Dirk has seemed almost proud of this fact, among all other things his brother had done while still alive. He also littered the Earth with multiple Statues of LibertyHS, which seems to explain the multitude of them on the cherubs' version of Earth.

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Homestuck Characters
Pre-scratch
Kids
Heir of Breath Breath Aspect Seer of Light Light Aspect Knight of Time Time Aspect Witch of Space Space Aspect
JohnLogo John Egbert RoseLogo Rose Lalonde DaveLogoSlashed Dave Strider JadeLogo Jade Harley
ectoBiologist [EB]
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tentacleTherapist [TT] turntechGodhead [TG] gardenGnostic [GG]
Post-scratch
Kids
Maid of Life Life Aspect Rogue of Void Void Aspect Prince of Heart Heart Aspect Page of Hope Hope Aspect
JaneLogo Jane Crocker RoxyLogo Roxy Lalonde DirkLogo Dirk Strider JakeLogo Jake English
gutsyGumshoe [GG] tipsyGnostalgic [TG] timaeusTestified [TT] golgothasTerror [GT]
Post-scratch
Trolls
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Heir of Void Void Aspect Bard of Rage Rage Aspect Prince of Hope Hope Aspect Witch of Life Life Aspect
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centaursTesticle [CT] terminallyCapricious [TC] caligulasAquarium [CA] cuttlefishCuller [CC]
Pre-scratch
Trolls
Witch of Time Time Aspect Rogue of Breath Breath Aspect Heir of Doom Doom Aspect Seer of Blood Blood Aspect
Aries Damara Megido Taurus Rufioh Nitram Gemini Mituna Captor Kankri Vantas
Mage of Heart Heart Aspect Maid of Space Space Aspect Knight of Mind Mind Aspect Sylph of Light Light Aspect
Leo Meulin Leijon Virgo Porrim Maryam Libra Latula Pyrope Scorpio Aranea Serket
Page of Void Void Aspect Prince of Rage Rage Aspect Bard of Hope Hope Aspect Thief of Life Life Aspect
Sagittarius Horuss Zahhak Capricorn Kurloz Makara Aquarius Cronus Ampora Pisces Meenah Peixes
Cherubs
Muse of Space Space Aspect Lord of Time Time Aspect
Calliope symbol Calliope (Alt) Caliborn symbol Caliborn
uranianUmbra [UU] undyingUmbrage [uu]
Guardians
Dad Roxy Lalonde
(pre-scratch)
Dirk Strider
(pre-scratch)
Becquerel
God Cat Rose Lalonde
(post-scratch)
Dave Strider
(post-scratch)
Brobot
Supporting
Characters
Jane Egbert Jaspers Lil Cal Jake Harley
John Crocker Mutie Lil Hal Jade English
Sprites
Nannasprite Jaspersprite Calsprite
Davesprite
Jadesprite
Tavrisprite
Gcatavrosprite
Fefetasprite
Jasprosesprite^2
Arquiusprite Erisolsprite
Davepetasprite^2
Carapacians /
Exiles
Wayward Vagabond Peregrine Mendicant Aimless Renegade Windswept Questant Writ Keeper
Agents
Jack Noir (B2) (Dead Session) Draconian Dignitary (B2) Hegemonic Brute Courtyard Droll
Midnight Crew
Spades Slick Diamonds Droog Hearts Boxcars Clubs Deuce
The Felt
Lord English Doc Scratch Snowman
Denizens
Typheus Cetus Hephaestus Echidna
Hemera Nix Yaldabaoth Abraxas
Consorts
Salamanders Turtles Crocodiles Iguanas
Underlings
Imps Ogres Basilisks Liches Giclopses
Other Black QueenBlack KingSkaian armiesGenesis FrogLususAncestors (The Condesce)HorrorterrorsBetty CrockerColonel SassacreCaseyGuy FieriInsane Clown PosseMaplehoofRambunctious CrowHalleySerenityMSPA ReaderMs. PaintAndrew HussieSawtoothSquarewaveHis Honorable TyrannyCalliope and Caliborn's parentsAngelsCanon fan trolls

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