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28th Aug '17 10:13:05 AM DouglasFir
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** ''Series/ShurikenSentaiNinninger''/''Sentai/PowerRangersNinjaSteel'' has this for the {{Mecha Expansion Pack}}s. [=OtomoNin=] Paonmaru/Rumble Tusk Zord is an elephant (land), [=OtomoNin=] Surfermaru/Sub Surfer Zord is a shark-themed submarine (sea) and [=OtomoNin=] [=UFOmaru=]/Astro Zord is a flying saucer (sky).
4th Jul '17 5:08:48 PM TheMightyHeptagon
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* Creator/TomHanks has starred in three different "survival thriller" films about {{everyman}} protagonists forced to use their wits to survive dangerous situations: ''Film/CastAway'', ''Film/CaptainPhillips'' and ''Film/{{Sully}}''. ''Cast Away'' is about a [=FedEx=] employee stranded on a deserted island (Land), ''Captain Phillips'' is about a merchant ship captain taken hostage by pirates (Sea), and ''Sully'' is about an airline pilot whose plane suffers complete engine failure. As a bonus: he also starred in ''Film/Apollo13'', which is the same thing set in '''Space''', where he plays an astronaut; it's even BasedOnATrueStory, just like ''Captain Phillips'' and ''Sully''.

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* Creator/TomHanks has starred in three different "survival thriller" films about {{everyman}} protagonists forced to use their wits to survive dangerous situations: ''Film/CastAway'', ''Film/CaptainPhillips'' and ''Film/{{Sully}}''. ''Cast Away'' is about a [=FedEx=] employee stranded on a deserted island (Land), ''Captain Phillips'' is about a merchant ship captain taken hostage by pirates (Sea), and ''Sully'' is about an airline pilot whose plane suffers complete engine failure.failure (Sky). As a bonus: he also starred in ''Film/Apollo13'', which is the same thing set in '''Space''', where he plays an astronaut; it's even BasedOnATrueStory, just like ''Captain Phillips'' and ''Sully''.
4th Jul '17 12:39:57 PM TheMightyHeptagon
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* Creator/TomHanks has starred in three different "survival thriller" films about {{everyman}} protagonists forced to use their wits to survive dangerous situations: ''Film/CastAway'', ''Film/CaptainPhillips'' and ''Film/{{Sully}}''. ''Cast Away'' is about a [=FedEx=] employee stranded on a deserted island (Land), ''Captain Phillips'' is about a merchant ship captain taken hostage by pirates (Sea), and ''Sully'' is about an airline pilot whose plane suffers complete engine failure. As a bonus: he also starred in ''Film/Apollo13'', which is the same thing set in '''Space''', where he plays an astronaut; it's even BasedOnATrueStory, just like ''Captain Phillips'' and ''Sully''.
25th Jun '17 5:02:04 AM Getta
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See also FourElementEnsemble and FireIceLightning, another common elemental trio. SubTrope of PowerTrio.

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See also FourElementEnsemble (where [[PlayingWithFire Fire]] comes out to play along with this trope) and FireIceLightning, another common elemental trio. SubTrope of PowerTrio.
6th Jun '17 10:11:07 AM TheMightyHeptagon
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** As of the Season 6 finale, Daenerys' forces use this motif. In addition to having an army of Dothraki and Unsullied at her command, the core of Dany's faction is an alliance between the dragon-riding Targaryens (Sky), the desert-dwelling Martells of Dorne (Land), and the sea-faring Greyjoys of the Iron Islands (Sea).
** In the series' backstory, the alliance of Great Houses who made up the core of [[GreatOffscreenWar Robert's Rebellion]] used the motif, as emphasized by their [[AnimalMotifs animal sigils]]. The Starks of the North (direwolf) and the Baratheons of the Stormlands (stag) were Land, the Tullys of the Riverlands (fish) were Sea, and the Arryns of the Vale (eagle) were Sky.
1st Jun '17 9:54:16 AM nighttrainfm
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* Although the three elements are not the main source of their power, in ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'', Sora means 'sky' in Japanese, Riku can be translated into 'land', and 'Kai' in Kairi can be translated into 'ocean'. Sora and Riku pick up some specific wind and earth attacks in ''3D'' - we'll see if Kairi does the same. Also applies in ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep'': Ventus, Terra, and Aqua means 'wind', 'earth', and 'water' respectively in Latin. Their ElementalPowers are more emphasised than the other trio (so far). To a lesser extent, Roxas (An anagram of "Sora" with an X added, while also meaning "red" itself, so could be interpreted to be "twilit Sky"), Axel/Lea (Meadow), and a split between Naminé (''nami'' = wave) and Xion (''shio'' = tide).

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* ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' uses this for ThemeNaming:
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Although the three elements are not the main source of their power, in ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'', Sora means 'sky' in Japanese, Riku can be translated into 'land', and 'Kai' in Kairi can be translated into 'ocean'. Sora and Riku pick up some specific wind and earth attacks in ''3D'' - we'll see if Kairi does the same. same.
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Also applies in ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep'': Ventus, Terra, and Aqua means 'wind', 'earth', and 'water' respectively in Latin. Their ElementalPowers are more emphasised than the other trio (so far). far).
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To a lesser extent, Roxas (An anagram of "Sora" with an X added, while also meaning "red" itself, so could be interpreted to be "twilit Sky"), Axel/Lea (Meadow), and a split between Naminé (''nami'' = wave) and Xion (''shio'' = tide).
12th May '17 2:47:02 PM Tarbtano
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** More directly is the Archosaur PowerTrio that all evolved together at roughly the same time in the Triassic period in the aftermath of the Permian mass extinction that kicked off the period; dinosaurs (land), crocodilians (sea), and pterosaurs (sky).
4th Apr '17 10:53:15 AM Abodos
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** In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'', the Sea is represented by the [[FishPeople Zora]], their watery Domain, and their Divine Beast Vah Ruta, an elephant that sprays massive amounts of water from its trunk. Sky is represented by the [[BirdPeople Rito]], their windy and mountainous realm, and their Divine Beast Vah Medoh, a bird that flies high above their village. Land is split in two: there are the [[SiliconBasedLife Gorons]], their [[LethalLavaLand fiery]] and [[DeathMountain mountainous]] realm, and their Divine Beast Vah Rudania, a lizard that crawls around Death Mountain's caldera shooting fiery cannonballs on lower elevation places; and there is the [[OneGenderRace Gerudo]], their [[ShiftingSandLand desert]] realm, and their Divine Beast Vah Naboris, a camel that stomps around the desert producing sandstorms.
19th Mar '17 4:16:36 PM MyFinalEdits
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* In ''Manga/OnePiece'', one can see the three Admiral's elements in such a light: Akainu (MagmaMan) is Land, Aokiji (AnIcePerson) is Sea and Kizaru (HardLight) is Sky. Is also reflected in their fighting styles, with Aokiji freezing the sea to fight and Kizaru attacking from above. Their personalities fit too, Akainu is a hardline enforcer of absolute justice, Kizaru often seems blisfully ignorant of his actions and Aokiji treats most matters with cold disdain and indifference.
** The fighting style of the Monster Trio of the Straw Hats (Luffy, Zoro, and Sanji) can be seen this way too: Luffy's style is fluid and unpredictable like the sea, Zoro is strong and unmoving like the land, and Sanji is fast and strikes hard like the sky (even moreso now he possesses an ability called [[DoubleJump Sky Walk]]).

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* In ''Manga/OnePiece'', one ''Manga/OnePiece'':
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can see the three Admiral's elements in such a light: Akainu (MagmaMan) is Land, Aokiji (AnIcePerson) is Sea and Kizaru (HardLight) is Sky. Is also reflected in their fighting styles, with Aokiji freezing the sea to fight and Kizaru attacking from above. Their personalities fit too, Akainu is a hardline enforcer of absolute justice, Kizaru often seems blisfully ignorant of his actions and Aokiji treats most matters with cold disdain and indifference.
** The fighting style of the Monster Trio of the Straw Hats (Luffy, Zoro, and Sanji) can be seen this way too: Sanji): Luffy's style is fluid and unpredictable like the sea, Zoro is strong and unmoving like the land, and Sanji is fast and strikes hard like the sky (even moreso now he possesses an ability called [[DoubleJump Sky Walk]]).



** The transformations in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask''; Deku is air (flower helicopter), Goron is land (stone rolling), Zora is Sea (dolphin swimming).
** In ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker The Wind Waker]]'', the first three {{MacGuffin}}s are collected from the sky spirit Valoo, the earth spirit the Great Deku Tree, and the sea spirit Jabun.

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** The first three transformations in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask''; ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask Majora's Mask]]''; Deku is air (flower helicopter), Goron is land (stone rolling), Zora is Sea (dolphin swimming).
** In ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker The Wind Waker]]'', the first three {{MacGuffin}}s (namely the Goddess Pearls) are collected from the sky spirit Valoo, the earth spirit the Great Deku Tree, and the sea spirit Jabun.Jabun respectively. Also, the Master Sword is powered up in the ''Earth'' and ''Wind'' Temples, while the Triforce of Courage is obtained after assembling its fragments in the Great ''Sea''.



* Our fossil fuels consist of coal, petroleum oil, and natural gas.
** There are also the renewable energy sources of geothermal energy (land), hydroelectric and tidal energy (sea), and wind energy (sky).

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* Our fossil fuels consist of coal, petroleum oil, and natural gas.
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gas. There are also the renewable energy sources of geothermal energy (land), hydroelectric and tidal energy (sea), and wind energy (sky).
19th Mar '17 2:11:37 PM ANTMuddle
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A type of trio. SubTrope of PowerTrio.

Also a form of ElementalRockPaperScissors, in which the three elements of [[DishingOutDirt Earth]], [[MakingASplash Water]] and [[BlowYouAway Air]] are made a [[RuleOfThree trinity]].

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A type of trio. SubTrope of PowerTrio.

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This is a form of ElementalRockPaperScissors, in which the three elements of [[DishingOutDirt Earth]], [[MakingASplash Water]] and [[BlowYouAway Air]] are made a [[RuleOfThree trinity]].



See also FourElementEnsemble and FireIceLightning, another common elemental trio.

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See also FourElementEnsemble and FireIceLightning, another common elemental trio. SubTrope of PowerTrio.
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