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10th Oct '17 2:15:55 PM MikeW
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* ''Series/{{Highlander}}'' used this to no end. Duncan was always getting hurt in some way during fights and having to heal, and "watch me shoot/stab/whatever myself and die, then revive" was a popular way to show immortality to a mortal. Averted, though, with Xavier St.Cloud's hand. Chopped off body parts do not regrow. Neck and facial wounds also tend to leave scars.

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* ''Series/{{Highlander}}'' used this to no end. Duncan was always getting hurt in some way during fights and having to heal, and "watch me shoot/stab/whatever myself and die, then revive" was a popular way to show immortality to a mortal.
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Averted, though, with Xavier St.Cloud's hand. Chopped off body parts do not regrow. Neck and facial wounds also tend to leave scars.scars.
** In the 1920s, Duncan slashes Kalas across the throat. 70 years later, Kalas' vocal chords still haven't healed, leaving his voice a throaty rasp. As his fantastic opera singing was the one thing he truly loved, Kalas is quite upset with Duncan over this.
7th Oct '17 11:15:23 AM GargusSCP
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* Gilbert in ''Literature/OfSnailSlime'', thanks to the fact that he's a tumor and thus capable of healing from any injury. How this works is never explained.
26th Sep '17 7:08:25 AM MBG
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* ComicBook/IronMan has a variant of this, in that his power comes from his armor and he can build a new one basically whenever he wants. Because of this, despite the fact that his armor is supposed to be really powerful, it tends to get torn apart really easily.
14th Aug '17 3:42:56 AM LinTaylor
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* Kuroto Dan in ''Series/KamenRiderExAid'' [[BackFromTheDead comes back to life]] as a living computer virus with 99 VideoGameLives; naturally, he starts getting killed left and right, including one episode where he works himself to death several times pulling an all-nighter to give TheHero a new power-up. [[spoiler:This gets exploited near the end of the series by Kiriya Kujo, who repeatedly infects Kuroto with the [[FinalBoss Gemdeus]] virus until he finally develops an antibody for it.]]
17th Jul '17 5:34:59 PM Andyroid
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* In ''WebComic/UndyingHappiness'', a girl named Naomi leaves behind her dysfunctional family to live with her Internet boyfriend Keisuke. Keisuke is a kind, friendly, but profoundly clumsy guy who happens to have uncanny powers of regeneration... which Naomi discovers after Keisuke [[spoiler: ''accidentally burns his house down'' and ''emerges from the ashes as a walking skeleton''.]]

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* In ''WebComic/UndyingHappiness'', a girl named Naomi leaves behind her dysfunctional family to live with her Internet boyfriend Keisuke. Keisuke is a kind, friendly, but profoundly clumsy guy who happens to have uncanny powers of regeneration... which Naomi discovers in the first chapter after Keisuke [[spoiler: ''accidentally burns his house down'' and ''emerges from the ashes as a walking skeleton''.]]
7th Jul '17 1:02:08 PM DarkHunter
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* In ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', the title creatures are regularly maimed and mangled in every fashion imaginable. Unlike the unfortunate humans they prey upon, nothing short of [[AttackItsWeakPoint cutting out their nape]] will kill them. Likewise, the Titan Shifters suffer injuries that would leave a human crippled for life, if not outright dead. The stronger ones easily shrug off [[AnArmAndALeg severed limbs]] and {{Slashed Throat}}s, and one soldier states that decapitation is probably the only certain way to kill them.

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* In ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', the title creatures are regularly maimed and mangled in every fashion imaginable. Unlike the unfortunate humans they prey upon, nothing short of [[AttackItsWeakPoint cutting out their nape]] will kill them. Likewise, the Titan Shifters suffer injuries that would leave a human crippled for life, if not outright dead. The stronger ones easily shrug off [[AnArmAndALeg severed limbs]] and {{Slashed Throat}}s, and one soldier states that decapitation is probably the only certain way to kill them. [[spoiler:And one Titan Shifter survives ''even that'', though the method he used to do so is noted to be extremely dangerous and likely to result in brain damage, so it's not exactly something one would ever want to attempt except as a last resort.]]
5th Jul '17 3:29:24 PM kazokuhouou
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* ''WebComic/ManlyGuysDoingManlyThings'' showed the downside of this trope: when [[Franchise/XMen Wolverine]] sparred with [[VideoGame/GodOfWarSeries Kratos]], they end up having to call Commander Badass for help because Wolverine's body healed ''around'' Kratos's [[{{Swordchucks}} blades]], trapping them in. The Commander's later seen basically constantly injuring Wolverine so he could remove the blades.
30th Jun '17 11:59:38 AM CV12Hornet
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*** Furthermore, unlike Cell below, all forms of Buu show less base durability than the Z-fighters do, equalizing for power. Goku and Kid Buu trading Kamehamehas leads to Buu getting torn to pieces and Goku simply adding to his collection of bruises.
18th Jun '17 12:16:03 AM Nulono
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** When he resurfaced in the third series of Jack Harkness exploited his ability for the team's benefit. However, it's seriously downplayed, and he can often go entire episodes without his power coming up. In "Last of the Time Lords" Jack has obviously spent an entire year being killed in whatever gruesome ways the Master could come up with, all for his own personal amusement.
* ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' Jack Harnkness's abilities are an example in this show as well.

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** When he resurfaced in the third series of Torchwood Jack Harkness exploited his ability for the team's benefit. However, it's seriously downplayed, and he can often go entire episodes without his power coming up. In "Last of the Time Lords" Jack has obviously spent an entire year being killed in whatever gruesome ways the Master could come up with, all for his own personal amusement.
* ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' Jack Harnkness's Harkness's abilities are an example in this show as well.
10th Jun '17 3:04:52 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* Yakumo in ''Manga/SazanEyes'' has been turned into a "wu", an immortal guardian of the last known Sanjiyan (Triclops) who regenerates even if he has been turned into paste. He cannot die until either the Sanjiyan, Pai, is killed, or she manages to find a way to release him from said condition. At the start of the series, he regularly gets beaten, chopped up, and blown up (it started when he was hit by a bus). At one point, he [[GenreSavvy deliberately]] grabs a lighter and jumps into a fountain full of gasoline in order to kill a monster. Some of his deaths are simple random bad luck, like the aforementioned car accident; one wonders if he had that kind of bad luck ''before'' he was immortal.

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* Yakumo in ''Manga/SazanEyes'' has been turned into a "wu", an immortal guardian of the last known Sanjiyan (Triclops) who regenerates even if he has been turned into paste. He cannot die until either the Sanjiyan, Pai, is killed, or she manages to find a way to release him from said condition. At the start of the series, he regularly gets beaten, chopped up, and blown up (it started when he was hit by a bus). At one point, he [[GenreSavvy deliberately]] deliberately grabs a lighter and jumps into a fountain full of gasoline in order to kill a monster. Some of his deaths are simple random bad luck, like the aforementioned car accident; one wonders if he had that kind of bad luck ''before'' he was immortal.
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