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15th Dec '17 1:33:05 AM Darkmage7280
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** In the [[Film/JurassicWorld fourth movie]] this is zigzagged. The pterosaurs are each taken down by one shot, but it can be assumed it's because they're not really that big[[note]]and, being {{Giant Flyer}}s, they're also more lightweight and built for speed rather than strength, so this may also be a case of FragileSpeedster and/or GlassCannon[[/note]]. Meanwhile the ''[[BigBad Indominus rex]]'' barely seems to notice when she's being shot at and shrugs off a barrage of machine gun and rifle fire through the movie.

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** In the [[Film/JurassicWorld fourth movie]] this is zigzagged. The pterosaurs are each taken down by one shot, but it can be assumed it's because they're not really that big[[note]]and, being {{Giant Flyer}}s, they're also more lightweight and built for speed rather than strength, so this may also be a case of FragileSpeedster and/or GlassCannon[[/note]]. Meanwhile the ''[[BigBad Indominus rex]]'' barely seems to notice when she's being shot at and shrugs off a barrage of machine gun and rifle fire through the movie. She does improvise some quick evasive maneuvers when subjected to fire from a helicopter-mounted minigun, though.
8th Nov '17 11:29:26 PM Khyron42_Prime
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* Comicbook/TheUltimates takes great joy in [[AvertedTrope averting]] this as part of its more "realistic" take on superheroes. Giant-Man (non-combatant Hank Pym) is nothing more than an oversized, unskilled, still-entirely-squishy human who is ''repeatedly'' curb-stomped by his [[BadassNormal opponents]] or even just [[EpicFail inconveniently placed obstacles]]. The ''entire concept'' is jettisoned as a useless gimmick for a superhero, and instead gets used for [[MundaneUtility cleanup and construction.]]
6th Oct '17 10:21:56 AM EDP
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* [[DiscussedTrope Discussed]] in ''FanFic/TheDilgarWar'', where a few characters talk about the latest ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}'' movie and one of them mentions an easy way to deal with it: [[OrbitalBombardment a single railgun shot from an orbiting starship]].
30th Sep '17 10:46:08 AM CJCroen1393
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** In the [[Film/JurassicWorld fourth movie]] this is zigzagged. The pterosaurs are each taken down by one shot, but it can be assumed it's because they're not really that big. Meanwhile the ''[[BigBad Indominus rex]]'' barely seems to notice when she's being shot at and shrugs off a barrage of machine gun and rifle fire through the movie.

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** In the [[Film/JurassicWorld fourth movie]] this is zigzagged. The pterosaurs are each taken down by one shot, but it can be assumed it's because they're not really that big.big[[note]]and, being {{Giant Flyer}}s, they're also more lightweight and built for speed rather than strength, so this may also be a case of FragileSpeedster and/or GlassCannon[[/note]]. Meanwhile the ''[[BigBad Indominus rex]]'' barely seems to notice when she's being shot at and shrugs off a barrage of machine gun and rifle fire through the movie.
13th Sep '17 5:49:36 PM Dingbot
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* Played straight in ''Film/KongSkullIsland'', where King Kong takes out a full squadron of helicopter gunships, though he does bleed a bit and his palm shows scars from their rotors. The ''small'' Skullcrawler shrugs off several small arms and even a flamethrower and is only killed when a gas vent is set on fire under it. [[spoiler:The big one survives even Kong cutting its' throat open with a ship's propeller and it takes him ripping its' guts out through its' mouth to kill it.]]

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* Played straight in ''Film/KongSkullIsland'', where King Kong takes out a full squadron of helicopter gunships, though he does bleed a bit and his palm shows scars from their rotors. The ''small'' Skullcrawler shrugs off several small arms and even a flamethrower and is only killed when a gas vent is set on fire under it. [[spoiler:The big one survives even Kong cutting its' its throat open with a ship's propeller and it takes him ripping its' its guts out through its' its mouth to kill it.]]
25th Jul '17 5:10:26 PM Geoduck
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* A very literal example in ''Film/BigAssSpider'', with the eponymous menace, upon reaching Kaiju size, being immune to gunfire and even [[spoiler: surviving a direct missile strike.]] Meanwhile, [[spoiler: its newly-hatched (small) offspring prove to be susceptible to being shot.]]
27th Jun '17 8:13:03 AM xcountryguy
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* In ''Film/{{Cloverfield}}'', WordOfGod tells us that the traditionally unstoppable monster [[spoiler: was killed by the "Hammerdown Protocol"]], but many fans and the credit sequence seem to disagree.

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* In ''Film/{{Cloverfield}}'', WordOfGod tells us that the traditionally unstoppable monster [[spoiler: was [[spoiler:was killed by the "Hammerdown Protocol"]], but many fans and the credit sequence seem to disagree.



* Played straight in ''Film/KongSkullIsland'', where King Kong takes out a full squadron of helicopter gunships, though he does bleed a bit and his palm shows scars from their rotors. The ''small'' Skullcrawler shrugs off several small arms and even a flamethrower and is only killed when a gas vent is set on fire under it. [[spoiler: The big one survives even Kong cutting its' throat open with a ship's propeller and it takes him ripping its' guts out through its' mouth to kill it.]]

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* Played straight in ''Film/KongSkullIsland'', where King Kong takes out a full squadron of helicopter gunships, though he does bleed a bit and his palm shows scars from their rotors. The ''small'' Skullcrawler shrugs off several small arms and even a flamethrower and is only killed when a gas vent is set on fire under it. [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The big one survives even Kong cutting its' throat open with a ship's propeller and it takes him ripping its' guts out through its' mouth to kill it.]]
19th Jun '17 1:02:34 AM f
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* In ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'', bigger monsters tend to be tougher, but not necessarily ''because'' they're bigger. Bigger monsters are also bigger targets.[[note]]-1 AC for each size category above Medium (e.g. most humanoids)[[/note]]

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* In ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'', bigger monsters tend to be tougher, but not necessarily ''because'' they're bigger. Bigger monsters are also bigger targets.[[note]]-1 AC for each being one size category above Medium (e.g. most humanoids)[[/note]]humanoids), and doubling with each subsequent category.[[/note]]
15th May '17 7:11:07 AM Rakurai
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* ''VideoGame/NewSuperMarioBros'' introduces the Mega Mushroom, which transforms Mario into an invincible, screen-filling giant who can plow through even normally indestructible objects like pipes. Some bosses can at least manage to bounce Mario off of them if he walks into them, but if he stomps on them, it's a OHKO.
* ''VideoGame/SuperPaperMario'' has the Mega Star, which similarly makes the user giant and invincible, but also turns them into an 8-bit sprite.
** The power-up is amusingly turned against you by a savvy Koopa Troopa in a secret room in world 3-1. However, it ends up being a subversion as despite its ridiculous size, the Koopa is just as frail as ever and can be eliminated with a single hit of almost any manner of attack.
6th May '17 7:53:07 PM nombretomado
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* ''Franchise/TransformersFilmSeries'':

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