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14th Nov '17 8:48:36 AM BeerBaron
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* ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' series (at least, more recent ones) also lets essentially anyone use magic, thanks in part to its very loose class system. In ''Oblivion'', players even start out with a basic attack spell and healing spell before they even get a chance to choose their class, and essentially anyone can just go into a church and get trained in some magic for a fee. Characters who do not use magic simply have chosen to focus on other areas, rather than being incapable of spells. Many races also start with free skill points in at least one magical discipline and/or supernatural special abilities which require no training, skill, or even magicka (mana). Even Nords, who are typically [[HornyVikings big brash warrior-types]], can call on magical frost once a day and get skill points in Restoration magic. Your birth sign can grant you further powers, including turning invisible.
** Similarly, in ''Skyrim'', there are effectively no classes per se. While some races are more magically gifted than others, effectively all of them start with a few basic spells.

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* ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' series (at least, more recent ones) also lets essentially ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls''
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anyone is capable of learning to use magic, thanks in part to its very loose class system. In ''Oblivion'', players magic. While [[WitchSpecies some races are born with greater inherent magical skill]], even start out with a basic attack spell those who are not can learn spells and healing spell before they even get a chance to choose their class, and essentially anyone can just go into a church and get be trained in some magic for to use magic. (And even then, most races get an inherent boost to ''at least one'' magical skill, including the [[DoesNotLikeMagic magic-hating]] ProudWarriorRace [[HornyVikings Nords]] who get a fee. Characters boost to [[WhiteMagic Restoration]] magic.) Those who do not use magic simply have chosen to focus on other areas, rather than as opposed to being incapable of spells. Many races also start with free skill points casting spells.
** Certain racial powers and birthsign abilities, though not magic
in at least one the standard sense, are essentially magical discipline and/or supernatural special abilities spells which can be used once per day and require no training, skill, or even magicka (mana). Even to use. They are simply inherent in those races and in people born under that birthsign. For example, even Nords, who are typically [[HornyVikings big brash warrior-types]], ridicule magic users, can call on magical frost once a per day and get skill points in Restoration magic. Your birth sign can grant you further powers, including turning invisible.
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as a racial power. Similarly, in ''Skyrim'', there are effectively no classes per se. While some races are more those born under the sign of the Shadow or Tower can magically gifted than others, effectively all of them turn invisible once per day or magically unlock a lock once per day, respectively. (''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim Skyrim]]'' does away with the series' traditional birthsigns which were chosen at the start of the game and could not be changed, replacing them with a few basic spells.Standing Stones which imbue the same powers but can be activated by the player.)
29th Oct '17 6:23:32 PM TheCuza
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* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'' centered on an entire [[PlanetOfHats Planet of Superheroes]]. There was only one "Normal" in the entire population whose job it was to be rescued by the supers. He eventually rebelled and became their {{supervillain}} instead.

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* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'' centered on an entire [[PlanetOfHats Planet of Superheroes]]. There was only one "Normal" in the entire population whose job it was to be constantly rescued by the supers. He eventually rebelled supers, since without normal people to rescue, the supers just don't know what to do with themselves. Being hounded by them all day caused him to snap and became their {{supervillain}} instead.become a gadget-using {{supervillain}}.
2nd Oct '17 11:54:46 PM Arachnos
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** Similarly, in ''Skyrim'', there are effectively no classes per se. While some races are more magically gifted than others, effectively all of them start with a few basic spells.
20th Sep '17 1:10:34 PM Wanderer
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* Deconstructed in ''Literature/FromTheNewWorld'', which is set in a future world where all of humanity has attained the power of Juryoku, psychic powers that give everybody the capacity to become a PersonOfMassDestruction. Their government has had to take extremely draconian measures just to hold some semblance of civilization together. Genetic and social conditioning is used to suppress all violent instincts, and everyone has had a "Death Feedback" mechanism imprinted in their DNA that kills them if they ever intentionally kill another person. Anybody whose Death Feedback doesn't work or who shows any sign of not being able to control their Juryoku properly gets "disappeared", and all memory of them is erased from everyone who knew them.
6th Jun '17 5:28:19 PM JoeMerl
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* ''ComicBook/PS238'' focuses on a school filled with super-powered children (and faculty), and the one normal student (Tyler).

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* ''ComicBook/PS238'' focuses on is about a school filled with super-powered children (and faculty), and SuperheroSchool where the one main character, [[OnlySaneMan Tyler]], is a ten-year-old MuggleBornOfMages. Early on the stories involved him trying to get by without being accidentally killed, resulting in him becoming a BadassNormal (to his own surprise). Eventually, lots of superhero teams wind up moving to town, though {{Muggle}}s still live there, the technically [=PS238=] itself is hidden as part of a normal student (Tyler).public school.
4th May '17 1:03:40 PM Xcalibur25
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*''Franchise/MassEffect'': Pay close attention, and you'll realize that the 6 classes are simply the 6 variants of alliance training. Although your standard alliance Soldier won't be as tough as Shepard is, they would still have Adrenaline Rush, Concussive Shot, and all the ammo mods. Same goes for the power of the other classes. Infliltrators with the crazy time dilation aim. Engineers with assault turrets. And what about biotic classes? What about [[GameBreaker Vanguards?]]
4th May '17 2:09:37 AM at_ease_loser
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* Arguably, depending on whether you think HumansAreSpecial, humans are all super. We are ImplacableMan {{Gadgeteer Genius}}es, whose [[GameBreaker incredible brainpower]] makes us AwesomeByAnalysis. Not to mention, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking we've got those]] [[Series/DoctorWho little edible ball bearings]].
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19th Mar '17 9:19:53 AM StFan
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--> -- '''Prologue''', ''[[VideoGame/{{Touhou}} The Embodiment of Scarlet Devil]]''

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'': Played with by the villain's objective. "And when I'm old and had my fun, I'll sell my inventions, and EVERYONE can be super. And when everyone is super...heheheh...NO ONE WILL BE." Naturally it's not this goal that makes him a villain, but everything he considers [[ForTheEvulz "my fun"]] before he gets around to it, like [[EngineeredHeroics creating disasters for him to fix]]. Although, even there, this ultimate goal is still portrayed as something dark and sinister. (No one will be special any more! It will be {{dystopia}}!) Part of the point is that there would still be "Supers" (or at least some people more super than others) except now the Supers will be those who can pay the most instead of those naturally gifted.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'': Played with by the villain's objective. "And when I'm old and had my fun, I'll sell my inventions, and EVERYONE can be super. And when everyone is super...heheheh... heheheh... NO ONE WILL BE." Naturally it's not this goal that makes him a villain, but everything he considers [[ForTheEvulz "my fun"]] before he gets around to it, like [[EngineeredHeroics creating disasters for him to fix]]. Although, even there, this ultimate goal is still portrayed as something dark and sinister. (No one will be special any more! It will be {{dystopia}}!) Part of the point is that there would still be "Supers" (or at least some people more super than others) except now the Supers will be those who can pay the most instead of those naturally gifted.



* The wizard world in Literature/HarryPotter is one in which [[WorldOfBadass everyone has badass magical powers]] (with the exception of [[MuggleBornOfMages squibs]]). And all the Muggles…which is most of the world’s population. Granted, it could still apply since the Wizarding World is the primary setting for most of the series, but it’s an important plot element from time to time that the majority of the planet has no idea magic even exists.

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* The wizard world in Literature/HarryPotter ''Literature/HarryPotter'' is one in which [[WorldOfBadass everyone has badass magical powers]] (with the exception of [[MuggleBornOfMages squibs]]). And all the Muggles…which Muggles... which is most of the world’s world's population. Granted, it could still apply since the Wizarding World is the primary setting for most of the series, but it’s it's an important plot element from time to time that the majority of the planet has no idea magic even exists.



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* ''[[Website/{{Channel101}} The Defenders Of Stan]]'' has this as a premise. Everyone in the world except ButtMonkey protagonist Stan has super powers, leaving him as the last human on Earth.

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* ''[[Website/{{Channel101}} ''[[Website/Channel101 The Defenders Of of Stan]]'' has this as a premise. Everyone in the world except ButtMonkey protagonist Stan has super powers, leaving him as the last human on Earth.



* In ''TrintonChronicles'' it seems like everybody has some sort of supernatural power, ability, or trait. Some are more powerful than others, but it's so commonplace that if you lack powers, you're more of a freak than if you happen to be born with powers, also magic is a normality and anyone can learn it, like any kind of science, but it takes special people with the drive to do so.

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* In ''TrintonChronicles'' ''Literature/TrintonChronicles'' it seems like everybody has some sort of supernatural power, ability, or trait. Some are more powerful than others, but it's so commonplace that if you lack powers, you're more of a freak than if you happen to be born with powers, also magic is a normality and anyone can learn it, like any kind of science, but it takes special people with the drive to do so.



* ArrowAndAce uses this as a premise, every person in the world (above the age of puberty) has a power.

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* ArrowAndAce ''Literature/ArrowAndAce'' uses this as a premise, every person in the world (above the age of puberty) has a power.



* This is what Timmy wished for in the SuperheroEpisode of ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents''.

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* This is what Timmy wished for in the SuperheroEpisode of ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents''.''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents''



* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', while not ''everyone'' has elemental bending powers, meeting someone who does is about as unusual as meeting someone with brunette hair. So while the show heavily features cool fight scenes involving elemental kung fu, we're also often treated to displays of their [[MundaneUtility Mundane Utilities]], such as building houses, heating and cooling drinks, powering steam-punk machines, and playing games. Of particular note, the Air Nomads deserve special mention for living up to "Everyone" part of the trope name; because of their spirituality, their entire population is born with the ability to airbend.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', while not ''everyone'' has elemental bending powers, meeting someone who does is about as unusual as meeting someone with brunette hair. So while the show heavily features cool fight scenes involving elemental kung fu, we're also often treated to displays of their [[MundaneUtility Mundane Utilities]], {{Mundane Utilit|y}}ies, such as building houses, heating and cooling drinks, powering steam-punk machines, and playing games. Of particular note, the Air Nomads deserve special mention for living up to "Everyone" part of the trope name; because of their spirituality, their entire population is born with the ability to airbend.
8th Dec '16 12:27:24 PM totoofze47
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* The Mink tribe in ''Manga/OnePiece''. Every single member of the tribe, from the infants to the elderly, are naturally powerful as hell. They have great speed, strength and combat abilities, as well the power to [[ShockAndAwe channel and use eletricity through their fur]]. They're a MartialPacifist race, however; they're perfectly able to kick ass, but they'd rather find peaceful solutions to problems instead.
8th Dec '16 9:22:59 AM narm00
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* In the post-''ComicBook/{{Flashpoint}}'' [[TheMultiverse DC multiverse]], Earth-48 is a world where everyone and every''thing'' is super, intended to serve as the multiverse's protectors.
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