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Altered Egos, Yugi Mutou (left) and Atem (right)

Altered Egos are a professional wrestling tag team signed to to Apex Caliber Wrestling (ACW) on the Ignition brand, consisting of Yu-Gi-Oh! characters Yugi Mutou and Atem.

Background Edit

History Edit

FormationEdit

Prior to signing with Apex Caliber Wrestling (ACW), Yugi Mutou and Atem were two people in one person considering the former had the latter as a spirit within the Millennium Puzzle since the early days of Mutou's fiction professional wrestling career. As within the anime/manga series, Mutou and Atem became two separate entities of their own bodies. The Fiction Wrestling Multiverse (FWM) followed canon with that and therefore, Mutou and Atem aligned with each other as "Altered Egos".

World Tag Team Champions and Various Feuds Edit

On April 5, 2013, Mutou and Atem made their debut to ACW as they were part of the first-ever ACW contest against the fellow debuting tag team of Alpha & Omega (Carter Young and Stan Terra). During the match, The Gods of Darkness (Yami Bakura and Marik Ishtar) interfered and attacked Mutou when the ref was distracted by Ishtar. Joey Wheeler and Tristan Taylor ran to Yugi's help, but Bakura and Ishtar escaped before they can get to them. Terra took advantage of a distracted Atem and hits a spear on him to pick up the pinfall. Later that evening in backstage, Atem was assaulted by Bakura and Ishtar. By the main event aftermath, Altered Egos, alongside with The Erupting Eds, interfered Bakura, Ishtar, Young, Terra and The Wolves (Hannibal Ambrose, Seth Rollins, and Damian Reigns) from ruining the night of ACW's debut and chased them off after a clashing brawl.

In Wrestling Edit

Their tag team wrestling style is much familiar to The Hardy Boyz.

Double-team finishing moves Edit

  • Checkmate (Fireman's Carry Double Knee Gutbuster (Atem) / Duelist's Endgame (Yugi) combination)
  • Puzzle Complete (Simultaneous Diving Leg Drop (Atem) / Diving Splash (Yugi) combination)
  • Forgotten Memories (Pharaoh's Endgame by Atem followed by Millennium Bomb by Yugi)

Double-team signature moves Edit

  • Aided Lifting DDT
  • Alter Bridge / Paradox Dive (Yugi Front Dropkicks an opponent through the ropes, holds on, skins the cat and holds the top rope down for Atem to hit a Suicide Dive through his legs)
  • Atem spreads a supine opponent's legs while Yugi hits a Diving Double Leg Drop to an opponent's midsection
  • Double Hip Toss into a Pop-up Neckbreaker (Yugi) / Sitout Powerbomb (Atem) combination
  • Egomaniacal Swivel (Double 180° flipping Belly-to-back Suplex)
  • Game Changer by Yugi into a Double Knee Facebreaker by Atem
  • Millennium Effect by Atem followed by a Whisper in the Heart of the Cards by Yugi
  • Millennium Event (Simultaneous Diving Leg Drop (Atem) / Double Leg Drop to an opponent's midsection (Yugi) combination) – adopted from The Hardy Boyz
  • Poetry in Motion – adopted from The Hardy Boyz
  • Simultaneous Superbomb (Yugi) / Neckbreaker Slam (Atem) combination
  • Spell Cycle (Simultaneous Fist Drop (Atem) / Standing Somersault Senton (Yugi) combination)

Entrance themes Edit

  • "In the Middle of It" by Disciple (April 5, 2013 – May 24, 2013)
  • "Loaded" by Zack Tempest (May 26, 2013 – July 28, 2013)

Championships and Accomplishments Edit

Apex Caliber Wrestling Edit

World Wrestling Entertainment Edit

Trivia Edit

  1. Yugi's third ECW Animation World Heavyweight Championship reign overall and first under the WWE banner.