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28th Nov '16 11:39:18 PM Tron80
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* In an issue of [[Franchise/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica JLA]], the League fight an Amazo who has the powers of the whole League...on a conceptual level. Every time they bring in more reinforcements, Amazo gets more powerful. The Atom works out how to beat him; he tells {{Superman}} to officially disband the League. Since the League now no longer "exists", Amazo loses all his powers and shuts down.

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* In an issue of [[Franchise/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica JLA]], the League fight an Amazo who has the powers of the whole League...on a conceptual level. Every time they bring in more reinforcements, Amazo gets more powerful. The Atom Comicbook/TheAtom works out how to beat him; he tells {{Superman}} Franchise/{{Superman}} to officially disband the League. Since the League now no longer "exists", Amazo loses all his powers and shuts down.down.
* In ''Comicbook/SupermanVsTheAmazingSpiderMan'', Franchise/{{Superman}} beats Comicbook/LexLuthor by being unpredictable: they were fighting inside a submarine, Superman was blinded and Lex kept blasting him and weakening him. So Superman's heat vision burned down a wall, flooding the submarine and forcing Lex to surrender.
16th Nov '16 9:12:43 PM Gingerkitteh
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*** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'': Both Hell Wyrm and Yiazmat have [[TakenForGranite Stone Breath]]. As the victim gets more petrified, the damage they take decreases, so stave off the sorts and stonas as long as you dare; it'll save on them and healing in the long run.

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*** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'': Both Hell Wyrm and Yiazmat have [[TakenForGranite Stone Breath]]. As the victim gets more petrified, the damage they take decreases, so stave off the sorts softs and stonas as long as you dare; it'll save on them and healing in the long run.
16th Nov '16 9:02:01 PM Gingerkitteh
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** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'':
*** Ever hear of the Nihopalaoa accessory? It takes a lot of Mark takedowns to increase your Clan Rank enough to see it available to buy, and its description reads "Reverses effects of restorative items such as potions." Why would anyone ever want to equip that? Well, when you consider that it works on items such as Remedy, items have a 100% Hit Chance, and the number of effects that Remedy "cures" get increased with Remedy Lore Licenses... Let's just say that this accessory turns a single Remedy on a character with all three Remedy Lore Licenses into "''Inflict every Status Effect in the game that the target is not immune to, with 100% accuracy''".
22nd Oct '16 7:00:13 AM Gemser
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* In the original version of ''Film/GameOfDeath'' Bruce Lee relies heavily on this:
** With all of his enemies, he uses an unpredictable fighting style that can adapt to anything (Jeet Kune Do) and gains significant advantange.
** In his fight with Pascal (Dan Inosanto), he uses a flexible bamboo stick that breaks Pascals rhythm.
** On the final floor, [[spoiler:he simply '''asks''' Jabbar why he just won't let him pass to the highest floor. When Jabbar refuses, Bruce kills him off mercilessly.]]
15th Sep '16 1:43:07 PM Allronix
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* ''BatmanReturnOfTheJoker'': Terry's on the ropes. The Joker is glad for a fight and has a lot more experience in the Bat-family's tactics. Bruce advises his usual strategy - ''"Joker's vain and likes to talk...just power through."'' But that gives Terry an ''idea'' - Terry likes to talk, too. [[IShallTauntYou Queue the younger Batman turning the tables on Joker and]] ''[[YouFightLikeACow taunting]]'' Joker into a first-rate VillainousBreakdown, finishing him off with his own joy buzzer.

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* ''BatmanReturnOfTheJoker'': ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker'': Terry's on the ropes. The Joker is glad for a fight delighted at the prospect of another Batman to defeat, and has a lot more experience in the Bat-family's tactics. Bruce advises his usual strategy - ''"Joker's vain and likes to talk...just power through."'' But that gives Terry an ''idea'' - Terry likes to talk, too. [[IShallTauntYou Queue the younger Batman turning the tables on Joker and]] ''[[YouFightLikeACow taunting]]'' Joker [[BreakThemByTalking Joker]] [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech into a first-rate first-rate]] VillainousBreakdown, [[HoistByHisOwnPetard finishing him off with his own joy buzzer. buzzer.]]
15th Sep '16 1:36:49 PM Allronix
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* ''BatmanReturnOfTheJoker'': Terry's on the ropes. The Joker is glad for a fight and has a lot more experience in the Bat-family's tactics. Bruce advises his usual strategy - ''"Joker's vain and likes to talk...just power through."'' But that gives Terry an ''idea'' - Terry likes to talk, too. [[IShallTauntYou Queue the younger Batman turning the tables on Joker and]] ''[[YouFightLikeACow taunting]]'' Joker into a first-rate VillainousBreakdown, finishing him off with his own joy buzzer.
15th Sep '16 1:22:35 PM Allronix
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* ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublicIITheSithLords'': Final Boss spawns three floating lightsabers to chase after you, and follows you around the arena. Well, you could try to fend off the lightsabers with your own. But if you are feeling like fighting dirty and you saved up some mines, you can lay a bunch of those around the arena and watch said boss blunder into them, taking out most of their hit points.
2nd Sep '16 4:44:08 PM ShinyManaphy
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8th Aug '16 12:12:19 AM HouseLyrander
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*** Casting Resurrection spells through [[ItemCrafting custom magic items]] or by using the [[MakeAWish Wish or Miracle spells]] can potentially get around the typical restraints on such a trick and are both things you would want for their [[DeathIsASlapOnTheWrist respective]] [[ImaginationBasedSuperpower intended uses]].
4th Aug '16 10:25:50 AM CyrenaPeleman
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** [[ThatOneBoss Ike's]] poor resistance can also be exploited by a Sleep staff on 3-13.
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