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I'm just an Orca on a stroll.

–Idate (Orca), Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea

Idate

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Character Information
Japanese Name イダテ
Romaji Name Idate
Character Code 0165
Location Iceberg Isle
Status Active
Biological Information
Species Killer Whale
Gender Male
Height 185cm (≈6'0"- 6'1") not including dorsal fin
Professional Status
Affiliation Iceberg Isle
Personal Status
Relatives Takama (Brother)

Nagi (Niece)


Idate (イダテ) is a humanoid killer whale from Deep-Sea Prisoner's series, Ice Scream. He also made a minor appearance in Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea known only as "Orca". He is the brother of Takama and the uncle of Nagi.

Appearance

Idate's battle sprite in Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea.

His skin is pale, and his sharp black eyes are often accompanied with a smirk, giving him a devious appearance. He has cropped black hair with two white eye-spots on both sides, giving him a more "orca-esque" appearance, along with a tall black dorsal fin on his head.

He wears a black business suit and a gray shirt, which is occasionally accompanied with a black tie (as seen in his Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea sprites), but he is often shown without it in his Ice Scream appearances. He also wears a pair of black pants, gloves, and shoes.

He often is shown holding or smoking a cigarette.

In an illustration where he and his brother are depicted as being younger, he wore a black blazer with a gray sweater-vest, a white shirt, as well as a red tie.

Personality

Idate has shown a tendency to be cruel and sadistic with his actions, often referring to beating up others as "playing" with them. He also appears to be a heavy smoker. In his Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea appearance, he is noticeably derogatory towards sharks, calling them "stupid" and "just fish." He even goes so far as to attack Samekichi unprovoked in hopes of eating him. In spite of his belligerence, he has been shown to be helpful, such as when he helped Tatsumiya escape at Wadanohara's request, although he claimed that he had nothing else to do.

In Ice Scream, he appears as the antagonist and often harasses the residents of Iceberg Isle, especially Rocma whom he appears to have a particularly unhealthy obsession with. He dismisses his niece, Nagi, as a mere child, and his elder brother Takama seems to disapprove of him.

Background

Not much is known about Idate's past. He most likely came from the same city of orcas as his parents.

Appearances

Major

  • Ice Scream - Idate is the main antagonist in Ice Scream, and commonly harasses the villagers of the island.

Minor

  • Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea - Idate is a minor character. In one bad ending, he devours Wadanohara out of curiosity, wondering what witch flesh tastes like. However, in the main storyline, he later aids Wadanohara with escorting Tatsumiya to a safer place.

Cameo

  • Mogeko Castle - He appeared on a TV screen, along with some of the other Ice Scream cast.

Relationships

Family

Nagi

Nagi is Idate's niece. Nagi loves him a lot and uses a hyper respectful tone in addressing him, but she dislikes how he treats her like a child. In several illustrations, she is depicted carrying out violent and possessive acts towards Idate, and he is shown being in terror of her. Idate's obsession with Rocma often shortens the time they spend together, which Nagi dislikes.[1]

Takama

Takama is Idate's elder brother. They have yet to be seen interacting, but his elder brother seems to disapprove of him, even telling Nagi to keep away from him (as seen in Mogeko's LOG #1).

Ice Scream Cast

Rock

Rock detests Idate and the two of them have a violent relationship; nevertheless, Idate considers him "a true pal." Rock is a childhood friend of his, and they are smoking buddies. It has also been shown that Idate tends to talk a bunch about Rocma to him, much to Rock's obvious displeasure.

Rocma

Rocma is one of Idate's enemies. She is the only resident of Iceberg Isle who dares to counter him. Idate has an unhealthy obsession with her, and various illustrations depict him thinking of or talking about her. It has been confirmed as of the 2017 10 22 update that Idate has one sided feelings towards Rocma.

Shirogane

Shirogane is Idate's torture victim. On two different occasions, Idate beat him with a stick and stabbed him with an icicle.

Yukisada

Yukisada is one of Idate's enemies. Idate tore off Yukisada's arm and tried to eat him.

Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea Cast

Wadanohara

Wadanohara is Idate's acquaintance. He attempted to eat her once as well, and he was even successful in one Bad Ending. Later in the game, he fulfilled her request to assist Tatsumiya, although he brushed it off as simply having nothing else to do.

Samekichi

Samekichi was Idate's one-time torture target. Idate targeted him on account of Samekichi being a shark.

Old

Old was Idate's one-time torture target. Old was defeated quickly at his hands after a request from Wadanohara to help Tatsumiya. Like his son, Old was targeted on account of being a shark.

Tatsumiya

Tatsumiya is Idate's acquaintance. He assisted her in escaping from Old. A bonus scene in Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea implies that Tatsumiya has a crush on him.

Seguro

Idate and Seguro are acquaintances, seen to have met each other in the Bonus Room video "Love to Stroll" post-game. The two have a neutral relationship. Idate had first interacted with Seguro by inquiring as to where he found the underwater cigarettes, in which Seguro answers; the conversation between the two is brief and ends shortly.

Other Characters

Satanick

Satanick and Idate share similar natures, as well as similar hobbies of sexual and violent natures. They are seen to get along rather well, seen drinking and eating out together in a friendly manner.

Gris

Gris possibly has romantic/sexual feelings for Idate, of which he does not reciprocate/feels uncomfortable by his presence and familiarity. Despite this, they are said to have a sexual relationship "somehow or other."

Battle Statistics

Statistics and Skills of Orca in Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea
Basic Information
Idate sprite.png Name Species
Orca Orca
Enemy type
Boss
Statistics
HP MP Attack Defense Spirit Agility Rewards
200 10 110 25 10 24 500 XP
10000 Gold
 
Percentage chance of landing a critical hit 0/0 (0%)
Skills
Skill Target Condition Effect(s) Priority
Attack One Always None 50
Additional Information
This boss battle is a unique one because Wadanohara has the option to flee from battle.
However, doing so triggers Bad End 1: Sea Monster.


Gallery

Trivia

  • Idate is one of the few characters to appear in several of Deep-Sea Prisoner's works with a significant role, appearing in both Ice Scream and Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea, as well as a few of Deep-Sea Prisoner's illustrations.
  • His tail is a delicate area.
  • His favorite things are cigarettes and violence. 
  • When he's sober, he can get a perfect score playing darts. However, while intoxicated, he can't even get one of the darts to hit the board. [1]
  • He has been shown to have worn heart-patterned boxers at least once.
  • He is seen receiving underwater cigarettes from Nekoyama in Ice Watching.
  • He's rather violent with his "food" and sometimes even rapes them before eating. [1] When asked in a live stream if Idate would eat a human if he were to come across one, DSP replied that Idate is the type of guy that chooses things based on mood. [2] 
  • Idate's parents are currently in a town full of orcas. [1]
  • As seen in Deep Sea Prisoner's artworks, he seems to panic if he loses his cigarettes.
  • His name comes from the word "intimidate."
  • From June 28 to August 3, 2017, Deep-Sea Prisoner hosted a character popularity poll that let each person vote three of their favorite characters. When the results came out on September 7, 2017, Idate was ranked 5th. [3]
  • In an earlier version of "Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea", his actual name instead of "Orca" is shown twice; this was most likely a mistake.
  • He does not like to resort to violence using weapons and believes that using them is "cheating."
  • Idate is bisexual with a strong preference for women. [4]
  • In the updated version of Ice Watch 1, it is stated when picking up a littered cigarette butt of Idate's that if he had been in the downtown area of the Demon's Castle, a certain police officer would whisk him off to jail and enact the most terrifying punishment one could imagine. 

Quotes

  • "I'm just an Orca on a stroll."
  • "Anybody stronger around?" (Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea Bonus Room)

References 

Navigation

Ice Scream
Ice Scream Characters
Major Idate · Mafuyu · Nagi* · Peraco · Rock · Rocma · Shirogane · Sunosan · Yukisada
Minor Nekoyama · Squid · Totsusa Soldier
* – character that hasn't appeared yet
Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea
Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea
Gameplay
Enemies · Items
Characters
Major Dolpi · Fukami · Helica · Meikai · Memoca · Mikotsuhime · Pulmo · Samekichi · Syakesan · Tatsumiya · Totsusahime · Uomihime · Wadanohara
Minor Adauchi · Aom · Aounabara · Artamos · Cherryblod · Chlomaki · Creamil · Doloz · Great Witch · Hofuru · Idate · Irena · Jiiya · Laurentia · Lobco · Met · Minero · Miyura · Nekoyama · Old · Rimorimo · Seguro · Sheep · Squid · Stella · Tarako · Tomoshibi · Totsusa Soldier · Tsuribari · Ver Million
Cameo Amemiya · Benihotaru · Bloody Mary · Giltz · Gyakuten · Hanahata · Kaen · Kagimori · Maekami · Mogeko · Noir · Ptomain · Reley Lo · Rock · Sagan · Shiroame · Shiroma · Starlit Night · Sullivan · Syokamori · Tetsuzora · Tokinome · Touya · Tsumuri · Tuchikure · Yohira · Ziki
Mogeko Castle
Mogeko Castle Characters
Major Defect Mogeko · King mogeko · Moge-ko · Mogeko · Shinya Kurai · Yonaka Kurai
Minor Blood Spirit · Hashasky · Hasu · Met · Moffuru · Mogecuckoo · Mogekov Hashasky · Nega-Mogeko · Prosciutto Fairy · Somewhat Strange Mogeko
Cameo Etihw · Froze · Hanten · Idate · Imika Yuhjima · Kcalb · Kurotsuno · Macarona · Mafuyu · Moge-kov · Nataka Kurokawa · Pancetta · Peraco · Rawberry Preserves · Rock · Rocma · Shirogane · Sunosan · Sullivan · Yosafire · Yukisada · Wadanohara

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