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20th Nov '17 10:29:56 PM animenutcase
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* ''Manga/ChronoCrusade'': Chrono is powered by Rosette's LifeEnergy, shortening her lifespan. [[spoiler:[[DownerEnding It leads to her dying at the end of the anime.]] In the manga, it leads to her becoming an IllGirl by the end, and she dies at age 23.]]

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* ''Manga/ChronoCrusade'': Chrono is powered by Rosette's LifeEnergy, shortening her lifespan. Early on, she comments that she probably won't make it to age 30. [[spoiler:[[DownerEnding It leads to her dying at the end of the anime.]] In the manga, it leads to her becoming an IllGirl by the end, and she dies at age 23.24.]]
8th Nov '17 10:55:07 PM Tuckerscreator
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* A variant in ''ComicBook/TheHerderWitch''. Magic requires the sacrifice of a memory to function. Morie's attempt at teaching Yanna spells includes her implanting Yanna with a foreign memory so as to have something she can expend for her practice spell.
2nd Nov '17 8:43:20 PM Heartlesswithaheart
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* ''Daibanchou - Big Bang Age -'' has this with Jinnai Heita after you clear all his character events but his final one, which has him go Super Saiyan. He also gains an attack called Ten Year Knuckle, which he claims takes ten years off his life each time he uses it. [[spoiler:It does, and you need to use it seven times to get his full character clear, which results in his death.]]
* ''VideoGame/DemonGaze'' has this with [[spoiler:demon gazing, which takes a massive amount of your lifespan, even if you don't fully gaze them. This results in one character dying and being unable to be revived by the necromancer, as she can only bring back people who died before their lifespan ended. This applies to the main character as well, but he's so long lived that it hardly matters.]]
11th Oct '17 8:18:11 PM Scrounge
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* ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'': The human villain Nanosec found himself at the same situation of the above mentioned Speed Demon. Fortunately for him, he teamed up with and started dating the villainess Slo-Mo, who could use her time-manipulation to reverse his aging.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'': The human villain Nanosec found himself at the same situation of the above mentioned Speed Demon. Fortunately for him, he teamed up with and [[UnholyMatrimony started dating dating]] the villainess Slo-Mo, who could use her time-manipulation to reverse his aging.
1st Oct '17 7:12:52 PM Kaiseror
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* The [[OurDemonsAreDifferent demons]] of ''Webcomic/SlightlyDamned'' have the ability to enter a monstrous OneWingedAngel form with vastly increased size, strength and magic but doing this causes them to both [[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity become mindless killers]] and will kill them in a short time due to how much stress it puts on their bodies. They can [[TakingYouWithMe trigger it willingly]] but as we've seen with [[spoiler:Lazuli]] it can also happen involuntarily if they receive fatal (but not immediately lethal) injuries.
** However there is a way to get around the fatal part, by drinking [[spoiler:the [[{{Superstrength}} red]] [[AlchemyIsMagic Rainbow Reverie potion]]]] they will only be berserk for a short time and when it wears off they change back [[PowerStrainBlackout exhausted]] but alive.
3rd Aug '17 1:13:56 PM ZombieAladdin
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* In ''Manga/HunterXHunter'', Kurapika learns how to activate his [[SuperMode Emperor Time]] ability at will instead of only when under large emotional stress, but it will remove one hour from his lifespan for each second it's used in this way.
25th Jul '17 10:02:26 AM Overfiend
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A story arc spanning Marvel Comics' Avengers issues #281-285 saw the team up against the Greek gods, who blamed Earth's Mightiest Heroes for injuries team member Hercules sustained in battle. One of their main allies on Mount Olympus was the Titan Prometheus, who sought to quell the conflict by waking Hercules from his injury-induced coma, imparting part of his own immortal lifeforce to do so. The results were reflected in new wrinkles on the face of the previously ageless Prometheus, as well as grey hairs.
19th Jul '17 7:01:54 PM Schismatism
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*** Also in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV'', after the events of ''A Realm Reborn'', it turns out that [[spoiler:Y'shtola was trapped in the Lifestream. While it seems at first that the rescue effort has gone off without any more hitches than usual, it turns out that she's slowly being drained of Aether - and was furthermore blinded, so every time she tries to cast magic or even ''see'', she's bringing herself closer to death.]]
14th Jun '17 12:21:05 PM UNoWho
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** Several spells caused aging as a side effect of using them, including ''Gate'', ''Haste'' and ''Wish''. Varies from edition to edition. Generally such costs are much more common in Second Edition then the Third.

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** Several spells caused aging as a side effect of using them, including ''Gate'', ''Haste'' and ''Wish''. Varies from edition to edition. Generally such costs are much more common in Second Edition then than the Third.
7th Jun '17 7:34:05 PM Prometheus117
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** He also was healed from ''uncurable'' poison. Cost? Ten years of his lifespan (and an estimated 2 Day's of torture by having the cells in his body destroyed by poison and healed in rapid succession) in exchange for boosting his survival rate from 0% to a measly 3%. (Luffy beat the poison in 20 hours Instead of the estimated 2 days, did they mention that the survival was dependent on the Will to live?)

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** He also was healed from ''uncurable'' poison. Cost? Ten years of his lifespan (and an estimated 2 Day's of torture by having the cells in his body destroyed by poison and healed in rapid succession) in exchange for boosting his survival rate from 0% to a measly 3%. (Luffy beat the poison in 20 hours Instead instead of the estimated 2 days, did they mention that the survival was dependent on the Will to live?)



** The Evil Containment Wave drains a ''massive'' amount of the user's life force, which means it kills most people who use it.

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** The Evil Containment Wave drains a ''massive'' amount of the user's life force, which means it kills most people who use it. Again, if you've got a lot of energy to burn it doesn't really matter, as Goku practiced it multiple times without any notable problems, and Trunks and Future Mai didn't suffer any negative effects [[spoiler:when sealing Zamasu]].



* In ''Manga/FairyTail'', Ultear's ability to travel through time works this way. [[spoiler: However, using it results in her rapidly aging to become an old woman, and to add insult to injury, it takes her entire lifespan to go back one minute. Fortunately, that one minute is all that the rest of the cast needs to turn the ongoing predicament in their favour.]]

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* In ''Manga/FairyTail'', there are several types of powerful Magic that burn through the user's lifespan if overused.
** Angel's [[OurAngelsAreDifferent Angel Magic]] works by creating golden coins, each one representing a portion of her lifespan and a cost of "10". By creating and using a certain number of coins and cost, she can [[SummonMagic summon angels]] to fight on her behalf, but not only does this drain her lifespan with each use, if they're destroyed she suffers [[AgonyBeam extreme pain]]. She doesn't care at first, [[DeathSeeker and even relishes the idea of someday "dying and becoming an angel in Heaven"]], but overuse of her Magic and [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech Gray calling her out on her death wish and desire to throw her life]] eventually turns her "angels" into {{Eldritch Abomination}}s that try to consume her and Gray, and she's only saved by Gray destroying them and another ally "refunding" her lifespan. She starts being more careful after that, and even seemingly figures out how to summon angels without using the coins.
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Ultear's ability to travel through time works this way. [[spoiler: However, using it results in her rapidly aging to become an old woman, and to add insult to injury, it takes her entire lifespan to go back one minute. Fortunately, that one minute is all that the rest of the cast needs to turn the ongoing predicament in their favour.]]
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