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19th Jun '18 3:43:49 PM BURGINABC
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* ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon}} and [[VideoGame/Splatoon2 its sequel]] [[ImpliedTrope are an ambiguous case]], in that it's not 100% clear that "splatting" is killing, but with the body being destroyed and a little ghost seen flying away from the scene, only to respawn at the spawn point seconds later[[note]]the term "respawn" is actually widely used by characters in-universe to describe this process, and the term "spawn point" is likewise given in-universe as the name of a machine that appears to used for regenerating an Inkling's body after it is splatted[[/note]], this trope appears to be in full effect, allowing the Inklings to have a sport that appears to involve lethal combat without any of the usual implications that would normally surround a BloodSport.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon}} ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon}}'' and [[VideoGame/Splatoon2 its sequel]] are [[ImpliedTrope are an ambiguous case]], in that it's not 100% clear that "splatting" is killing, but with the body being destroyed and a little ghost seen flying away from the scene, only to respawn at the spawn point seconds later[[note]]the term "respawn" is actually widely used by characters in-universe to describe this process, and the term "spawn point" is likewise given in-universe as the name of a machine that appears to used for regenerating an Inkling's body after it is splatted[[/note]], this trope appears to be in full effect, allowing the Inklings to have a sport that appears to involve lethal combat without any of the usual implications that would normally surround a BloodSport.
19th Jun '18 3:43:03 PM BURGINABC
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* ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon}} and [[VideoGame/Splatoon2 its sequel]] [[ImpliedTrope are an ambiguous case]], in that it's not 100% clear that "splatting" is killing, but with the body being destroyed and a little ghost seen flying away from the scene, only to respawn at the spawn point seconds later[[note]]the term "respawn" is actually widely used by characters in-universe to describe this process, and the term "spawn point" is likewise given in-universe as the name of a machine that appears to used for regenerating an Inkling's body after it is splatted[[/note]], this trope appears to be in full effect, allowing the Inklings to have a sport that appears to involve lethal combat without any of the usual implications that would normally surround a BloodSport.
6th Jun '18 3:53:19 AM narm00
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* ''Manga/UQHolder'': ''all'' the main characters in are subject to this. All of them have been blasted with what would normally be lethal damage on multiple occasions. Kirie is the most extreme example; her form of immortality is essentially SaveScumming (whenever she dies, she simply pops back to the last "save point" she set up and tries again). As a result, most of her strategy consists of trial and error, dying and resetting over and over until she finds something that works.

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* ''Manga/UQHolder'': ''all'' the main characters in are subject to this. All of them have been blasted with what would normally be lethal damage on multiple occasions. Kirie is the most extreme example; her form of immortality is essentially SaveScumming (whenever she dies, she simply pops back to the last "save point" she set up and tries again). As a result, most of her strategy consists of trial and error, dying and resetting over and over until she finds something that works.



** Note that in this case, it has less to do with Abel being immortal and more with the brothers being the symbol of fratricide - Kain occasionally regrets killing his brother, but is still compelled by NarrativeCausality

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** Note that in this case, it has less to do with Abel being immortal and more with the brothers being the symbol of fratricide - Kain Cain occasionally regrets killing his brother, but is still compelled by NarrativeCausalityNarrativeCausality.
15th May '18 6:11:40 PM DRCEQ
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* Lots of it in ''Anime/{{Mnemosyne}}'': every BigBad who knows about Rin's immortality prefers to snap her neck first, ask questions later. Goes especially for Sayara.
* Also, the [[spoiler:ES Members]] in ''Anime/KiddyGrade'' are commonly sent on suicide missions because GOTT can always resurrect them.
* In ''Anime/ExcelSaga'', the Great Will of the Macrocosm will commonly resurrect any important character who happens to die. This leaves Lord Il Palazzo free to kill Excel for the slightest irritation. This happens several times in the very first episode and a few more times throughout the series.

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* Lots of it in ''Anime/{{Mnemosyne}}'': every BigBad who knows about Rin's immortality prefers to snap her neck first, ask questions later. Goes especially for Sayara.
* Also,
Sayara, who systematically hunts down Rin for the pleasure she'll get from killing her again. Immortality does come at a price though, as it takes time to come back to life depending on the injury. A gunshot to the head will only take a few moments. [[spoiler:Getting thrown into a jet engine and spreading your LudicrousGibs over the ocean]] will take decades.
* The
[[spoiler:ES Members]] in ''Anime/KiddyGrade'' are commonly sent on suicide missions because GOTT can always resurrect them.
* In ''Anime/ExcelSaga'', the Great Will of the Macrocosm will commonly resurrect any important character who happens to die. This leaves Lord Il Palazzo free to kill Excel for the slightest irritation. This happens several times in the very first episode and a few more times throughout the series. Near the end of the series, Pedro is killed and sent to the afterlife because the Great Will was distracted at the time. This is still PlayedForLaughs.



* ''Manga/LoveHina'': Keitaro isn't any more durable than is usual for a main character in [[UnwantedHarem his genre]], but unusually for the genre, other people notice and take advantage of this. Kitsune outright states that lethal force is acceptable against an "immortal" like him.

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* ''Manga/LoveHina'': Keitaro isn't any more durable than is usual for a main character in [[UnwantedHarem his genre]], but unusually for the genre, other people notice and take advantage of this. Kitsune outright states that lethal force is acceptable against an "immortal" like him. Late into the series, Keitaro lampshades this when Naru almost ends up suffering a life-threatening injury that he would be able to shrug off.



* Parodied with Creator/MarvelComics character Mr. Immortal, who has no other superpowers aside from his immortality. He ends up dying horribly at least several times in every issue he appears in. However, when he does die, he comes back in the throes of a [[UnstoppableRage beserker-style rampage]] due to the [[BerserkButton incredible pain he experiences when he dies.]]

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* Parodied with Creator/MarvelComics ''ComicBook/GreatLakesAvengers'' character Mr. Immortal, who has no other superpowers aside from his immortality. He ends up dying horribly at least several times in every issue he appears in. However, when he does die, he comes back in the throes of a [[UnstoppableRage beserker-style rampage]] due to the [[BerserkButton incredible pain he experiences when he dies.]]
27th Apr '18 10:49:38 AM VVK
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* {{Inverted}} in ''WebComics/SluggyFreelance'' when Oasis's opponents want to contain her; killing her is what they ''don't'' want to do, because she'd just mysteriously respawn in perfect health. Of course, it makes it kind of difficult to hold her that she's an unstoppable OneWomanArmy. At one point, she gets finally taken into custody after [[spoiler: both her legs are blown off]].
* In ''WebComic/SaturdayMorningBreakfastCereal'', Batman reveals to Robin that the reason both of them seem to survive mortal danger all the time ([[ComicBookTime and never age]]) is because they're memory clones. Whenever they ''do'' die, a new body is just taken out of storage and given an updated brain. This also leads to a cavalier attitude on Batman's part where he's fine with messing with Robin's head, killing him, and just getting a new one with no memory of that.
6th Apr '18 3:24:13 PM TeraChimera
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* Downplayed in ''Film/JumanjiWelcomeToTheJungle''. While everyone only has three lives while they're [[TrappedInTVLand Trapped in Video Game Land]] and they're sensitive about using them all up, this still comes into play. During an argument, Fridge shoves Spencer to his death off a cliff; he justifies it by saying Spencer will respawn in a few seconds anyway. Later, Spencer returns the favor by throwing Fridge out of a helicopter to distract a herd of rhinos. In the finale, [[spoiler:Martha kills ''herself'' to keep the MacGuffin away from the villain]].
5th Apr '18 6:12:41 PM intastiel
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* In ''Webcomic/KillSixBillionDemons'', [[SorcerousOverlord Mottom]] gets annoyed with her fellow [[GodEmperor Demiurge]] Gog-Agog and [[YourHeadAsplode detonates her head]] with a word. This gets Mottom scolded for rudeness while Gog-Agog, TheWormThatWalks, reassembles herself.
--> '''Gog-Agog:''' I was ''working'' on that face!
15th Nov '17 2:12:29 PM KrspaceT
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* Monsters with effects to return from the graveyard can often be used with this mindset in Yu-Gi-Oh. An example of this is the anime version of the Aesir cards in ''Anime/YuGiOh5Ds'': their real life revival effects have the cost removed so they always come back at the end of the turn with damaging or hand advantage effects. Their users, Team Ragnarok (in particular Brave) use this to their advantage.
25th Oct '17 9:56:29 PM Discar
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->''"To clear mines: step on mine. Wait for Ghost revival. Step on mine 2. Wait for Ghost. Step on-"''
-->--'''Lead Scout's Cloak''', ''Videogame/{{Destiny}}''

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->''"To clear mines: step on mine. Wait for Ghost revival. Step on mine 2. Wait for Ghost. Step on-"''
-->--'''Lead
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-->-- '''Lead
Scout's Cloak''', ''Videogame/{{Destiny}}''
22nd Oct '17 8:00:16 AM Chabal2
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* ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40K'':
** The Swarmlord in the incarnation of the Tyranid's HiveMind, containing the sum of its combat experience and memories and deployed when the swarm faces a truly fearsome enemy, and can be recreated if its dies. When the time comes for it to go elsewhere, it suffers the same fate as the lowliest organism: it gets reabsorbed into biomass and its consciousness is injected into the body of another Swarmlord on a different battleground.
** The Dark Eldar Haemonculi have mastered the art of resurrection on both themselves and their victims (even death is no escape from them). The most ancient of all, Urien Rakarth, has undergone the process so many times he now suffers CameBackWrong every time- and in true scientific manner, actually looks forward to dying so he can see what new and bizarre mutations his body will gain.
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