Abby (The Last of Us Part II)
Part of a series on The Last of Us Part II. [View Related Entries]
PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry.
Warning: this entry contains major spoilers for 2020 video game The Last of Us Part II
Abby is the antagonist and one of the playable characters of the 2020 video game The Last of Us Part II. Following a major leak The Last of Us Part II cutscenes in late April 2020, memes about Abby and a major plot element involving her gained popularity online, with Abby being mockingly compared to muscular and manly characters such as Senator Armstrong.
On October 30th, 2017, the second trailer for the 2020 video game The Last of Us Part II premiered (shown below). In the trailer, a group of cultists attempts to hang a then-unnamed muscular female character. The attempt fails due to the cultists being interrupted and killed off, with Abby contributing to the ensuing fight.
On April 26th, 2020, a major leak of The Last of Us Part II cutscenes occurred. In one of the cutscenes, Abby is shown violently beating Joel, one of the protagonists of the first game, with a golf club (screenshot shown below). The leak also revealed that Abby will be the protagonist in the second portion of the game.
Abby is voiced by actress Laura Bailey.
Following the leaks, Abby's muscular constitution became a subject of memes on 4chan's /v/, Twitter, iFunny and other platforms, with numerous memes comparing her to various muscular characters and speculating that the character is transgender. For example, on April 27th, 2020, Twitter user @GamesNosh posted a Senator Armstrong meme that received over 710 retweets and 4,200 likes in two days (shown below, left). On the same day, iFunny user MastrCheefe posted a GIF caption which suggested that Abby is transgender that received over 1,100 smiles (shown below, right).
Abby Choke Edits
Abby Choke Edits or Chokeposting refers to a series of memes in which characters from various franchises are edited as if they are getting choked, with the meme format based on a still image of Abby choking Ellie. The format originated on 4chan's /v/ board in early May 2020, gaining a major spread on the board and on Twitter.
Abby Bite Edits
Abby Bite Edits or Biteposting refers to a series of memes in which characters from various franchises are edited as if their fingers are getting bite off, with the meme format based on a still image of Abby biting Ellie's fingers. The format originated on 4chan's /v/ board on June 17th, 2020, gaining a major spread on the board.
Abby Buttsex Edits
Abby Buttsex Edits refers to a series of memes in which characters from various franchises are edited as if they are having sex from behind, with the format based on a leaked scene of Abby engaging in intercourse. The format originated on 4chan's /v/ board in mid-June 2020 following the similar Abby choke edits and bite edits.
Lev Punch Edits
Lev Punch Edits refers to a series of edits of a scene from the 2020 video game The Last of Us Part II in which the character Lev is punched by an unnamed male member of the Rattlers gang.
 YouTube – The Last of Us Part II – Teaser Trailer #2 | PS4
 ResetEra – Ankit Gaba
 Twitter – @GamesNosh
 iFunny – MastrCheefe
+ Add a Comment
Add a Comment