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29th Apr '16 5:19:31 PM Dravencour
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* Its awareness is mostly in the form it's taking in this universe; the death of this body merely returns it to its origin point like a rubber band being let go. These type tend to be vulnerable to DeaderThanDead if killed at said [[GoBackToTheSource origin point]].

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* Its awareness is mostly in the form it's taking in this universe; the death of this body merely returns it to its origin point like a rubber band being let go. These type types tend to be vulnerable to being made DeaderThanDead if killed at said [[GoBackToTheSource origin point]].
29th Apr '16 5:18:15 PM Dravencour
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Unfortunately -- he's coming back. You see, what you killed was just ''part'' of him. [[GodInHumanForm The physical part that was inhabiting our universe at the time]]. His reappearance isn't coming BackFromTheDead. It's regrowing a fingernail. This is how PowersThatBe can occasionally take things into their own hands without breaking Da Rules.

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Unfortunately -- he's coming back. You see, what you killed was just only ''part'' of him. [[GodInHumanForm The physical part that was inhabiting our universe at the time]]. His reappearance isn't coming BackFromTheDead. It's regrowing a fingernail. This is how PowersThatBe can occasionally take things into their own hands without breaking Da Rules.
16th Apr '16 8:43:34 AM finalsurvivor1
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* Midway through ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiII'', you fight against YHVH, aka God. Except it's not the real one, it's just a false image unconsciously created and empowered by the archangels. In the end, if you're not choosing the Lawful path, you fight the REAL one. And even if you win, He says He will not truly be defeated - as long as there are people praying to him, he will return.
** The same holds true to any demon or god in the series. Killing them doesn't stop them from showing up in any of the other games, or even later in the same game. (Often it gives you [[YouKillItYouBoughtIt the right]] to {{summon|Magic}} them as {{Mon}}s.

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* Midway through ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiII'', you fight against YHVH, aka God. Except it's not the real one, it's just a false image unconsciously created and empowered by the archangels. In the end, if you're not choosing the Lawful path, you fight the REAL one. one, even on Law. And even if you win, He says He will not truly be defeated - as long as there are people praying to him, he will return.
return. The [[VideoGame/MegamiTenseiII other game He appears in]] has Him state that He's part of a much greater being who will constantly revive Him. [[spoiler:''Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse'' reveals that part of that is true - He is part of a larger being. However, this larger being hates YHVH with a passion and has been working to stop Him]].
** The same holds true to any demon or god in the series. Killing them doesn't stop them from showing up in any of the other games, or even later in the same game. (Often Often it gives you [[YouKillItYouBoughtIt the right]] to {{summon|Magic}} them as {{Mon}}s.{{Mon}}s, provided they're not the FinalBoss of the game.
26th Mar '16 2:34:04 PM ultimomant
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* ''Fanfic/TheBridge'': Bagan's minions Enjin, Doragon, and Mizu are but avatars of the true beasts who inhabit Bagan's body and can be re-summoned if destroyed.
15th Mar '16 7:19:35 PM ReaderAt2046
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** And then in ''Oath of the Gatewatch'' [[spoiler: Jace and Nissa managed to find a way to force Kozilek and Ulamog to fully incarnate themselves inside Zendikar. At which point Chandra dealt with them [[StuffBlowingUp in the same way she deals with everything else]] ]].


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* One of the components of Corona and Princess Luna's NighInvulnerable status in FanFic/RainbowDoubleDashsLunaverse. Not only are their physical forms spectacularly durable, if they are badly enough injured they can chose to simply discorporate and merge with the sun or moon to regenerate (though healing in this fashion would take them out of the picture for years, or even decades).
3rd Feb '16 6:42:53 AM Dravencour
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This isn't to say there wasn't some accomplishment here. At the very least, he's gone for now. In some cases this can mean peace for years. And in some...days. Better spend that time researching a way to make him DeaderThanDead or at least find a way to [[SealedEvilInACan seal him in a can]] so that he can't rise again to threaten the land.

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This isn't to say there wasn't some accomplishment here. At the very least, he's gone for now. In some cases this can mean peace for years. And in some...days. Better spend that time researching a way to make him DeaderThanDead or at least find a way to [[SealedEvilInACan seal him in a can]] so that he can't rise again to threaten the land.
world.
26th Jan '16 11:59:27 AM ZimFan89
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* In ''Fanfic/{{Webwork}}'', [[TranshumanTreachery Jade]] ultimately gets around the problem of her pregnancy pains all but crippling her during battle by learning how to transfer her consciousness into a [[KingMook specialized Gumo Khan]] whenever she needs to leave her lair for an extended period, thus not exposing her physical form at any point. However, there are downsides, such as the fact that whenever that particular Khan is "poofed", it [[KeystoneArmy takes the rest with it]].


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* In ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'', the most dangerous thing about [[BigBad Ultron]] is the fact that his digital consciousness is spread out among his legions of MechaMooks. During the FinalBattle, the Avengers know that they have to destroy each and every one of them in order to ensure his defeat.
19th Jan '16 8:13:36 PM jormis29
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* ''Dota 2'' has the Fundamentals, beings from "a far upstream plane, where the fundamental laws of the universe have found sentient expression." They can't be killed, as the form slain is only a part that is inhabiting this plane, as stated in Wisp's lore. The two eponymous Ancients, the Dire and Radiant, were feuding Fundamentals that were banished through the stars and eventually caught by a planet's gravity well, eventually shattering their moon prison and raining down upon the earth. They can't be destroyed forever, only weakened, allowing their rival to regain power for a while until the fallen is strong enough to rival it and spark another war. Heroes that are explicitly stated to be Fundamentals are Chaos Knight, Keeper of the Light and Enigma, heroes that are implied to be Fundamentals are Wisp and Ancient Apparition.

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* ''Dota 2'' ''VideoGame/{{Dota 2}}'' has the Fundamentals, beings from "a far upstream plane, where the fundamental laws of the universe have found sentient expression." They can't be killed, as the form slain is only a part that is inhabiting this plane, as stated in Wisp's [[WillOTheWisp Wisp's]] lore. The two eponymous Ancients, the Dire and Radiant, were feuding Fundamentals that were banished through the stars and eventually caught by a planet's gravity well, eventually shattering their moon prison and raining down upon the earth. They can't be destroyed forever, only weakened, allowing their rival to regain power for a while until the fallen is strong enough to rival it and spark another war. Heroes that are explicitly stated to be Fundamentals are Chaos Knight, Keeper of the Light and Enigma, heroes that are implied to be Fundamentals are Wisp and Ancient Apparition.
1st Jan '16 2:05:19 PM storymasterb
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* The [[EldritchAbomination Eldrazi]] in ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' appear as your standard Lovecraft homages, but all of them, from the smallest spawn to the three titans themselves, are just extensions of their true selves in the Blind Eternities. The dragon Ugin likens their presence on Zendikar to a man reaching his hand into a pond to illustrate the pointlessness of trying to 'kill' them.
1st Jan '16 10:22:19 AM storymasterb
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* The [[EldritchAbomination Eldrazi]] in ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' appear as your standard Lovecraft homages, but all of them, from the smallest spawn to the three titans themselves, are just extensions of their true selves in the Blind Eternities. The dragon Ugin likens their presence on Zendikar to a man reaching his hand into a pond to illustrate the pointlessness of trying to 'kill' them.
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