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22nd Aug '16 3:04:45 AM pinkdalek
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* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX'' invokes this trope at the start of disc three, when Beatrix and Steiner run out of Alexandria Castle to fight monsters attacking the town. The scene also becomes a [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome CMOA]] for Steiner as he confesses his [[PowerOfLove love for Beatrix]] and then [[SuperMode goes into Trance.]]

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* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX'' ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'':
**''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX''
invokes this trope at the start of disc three, when Beatrix and Steiner run out of Alexandria Castle to fight monsters attacking the town. The scene also becomes a [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome CMOA]] for Steiner as he confesses his [[PowerOfLove love for Beatrix]] and then [[SuperMode goes into Trance.]]]]
** In ''VideoGame/MobiusFinalFantasy'', Wol and [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII Cloud]] do this in their first meeting, grinning over their shoulders at each other. Then, when they get talking, it turns out that they can't stand each other.
14th Aug '16 6:16:00 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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** Rather [[AntiClimax Anticlimatic]] when you consider the motivation for Chief and Arby making the pose [[EldritchAbomination (Grave Mind menacingly surrounding you with dozens of house sized tentacles)]] promptly leaves with no explanation seconds after showing up, leaving you to fight another stream of basic flood {{mooks}}.

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** Rather [[AntiClimax Anticlimatic]] when you consider the thing providing motivation for Chief and Arby making the pose [[EldritchAbomination (Grave Mind (Gravemind menacingly surrounding you with dozens of house sized tentacles)]] promptly leaves with no explanation seconds after showing up, leaving you them to fight another stream of basic flood Flood {{mooks}}.
2nd Aug '16 9:51:16 AM whereismytea
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* A staple of fight scenes in ''Anime/{{Endride}}'', the chiefest example being Emilio and Shun, who almost always fight in tandem.
8th Jul '16 5:28:23 AM Doug86
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* Hilariously kind-of parodied or subverted in AVeryPotterMusical with Quirrell and Voldemort.

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* Hilariously kind-of parodied or subverted in AVeryPotterMusical ''Theatre/AVeryPotterMusical'' with Quirrell and Voldemort.
3rd Jul '16 12:50:11 PM Morgenthaler
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* Utilised by Mace Windu and Obi-Wan Kenobi in ''Franchise/StarWars Episode II: Film/AttackOfTheClones''. [[DarkMessiah Anakin Skywalker]] and [[TheObiWan Obi-Wan]] also employ this defense during ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith''.

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* Utilised by Mace Windu and Obi-Wan Kenobi in ''Franchise/StarWars Episode II: Film/AttackOfTheClones''. [[DarkMessiah Anakin Skywalker]] Skywalker and [[TheObiWan Obi-Wan]] Obi-Wan also employ this defense during ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith''.
28th Jun '16 6:03:25 PM Gamermaster
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** When they were fighting against a swarm of flying [[MechaMooks Gadget Drones]] and their [[DoppelgangerSpin illusionary copies]] in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikerS'', Nanoha and Fate peform this in mid-air while protected by Nanoha's DeflectorShields.

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** When they were fighting against a swarm of flying [[MechaMooks Gadget Drones]] and their [[DoppelgangerSpin illusionary copies]] in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikerS'', ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'', Nanoha and Fate peform this in mid-air while protected by Nanoha's DeflectorShields.DeflectorShields.
** Megane and Quint where shown doing this in the flashback to when their squad was wiped out.
12th Jun '16 6:47:10 PM Doug86
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* ''Franchise/FireEmblem'':

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11th Jun '16 7:09:38 PM nombretomado
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* Heihachi and Kazuya Mishima in the ''[[{{Tekken}} Tekken 5]]'' intro movie, until Kazuya betrays Heihachi.

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* Heihachi and Kazuya Mishima in the ''[[{{Tekken}} ''[[VideoGame/{{Tekken}} Tekken 5]]'' intro movie, until Kazuya betrays Heihachi.
9th Jun '16 5:27:50 PM nombretomado
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* Jack and the Scotsman pull this one every time the Scotsman shows up on ''SamuraiJack''.

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* Jack and the Scotsman pull this one every time the Scotsman shows up on ''SamuraiJack''.''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack''.
26th May '16 11:36:30 AM Willbyr
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* Angela and Arata do this at one point in ''PrincessWaltz''. Not only does this wind up looking totally awesome, but given the genre, this is also where Angela's respect for him jumps up considerably and provides the bridge to a possible relationship later. In short, this woman apparently finds being {{Badass}} a turn on.

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* Angela and Arata do this at one point in ''PrincessWaltz''.''VisualNovel/PrincessWaltz''. Not only does this wind up looking totally awesome, but given the genre, this is also where Angela's respect for him jumps up considerably and provides the bridge to a possible relationship later. In short, this woman apparently finds being {{Badass}} a turn on.
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