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1st Jan '17 2:29:31 PM Raikoh
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** Subverted much like Hardcore in ''New Vegas'' above when playing on Survival difficulty in that you need to maintain your needs. However, there's also the fact that [[CheckpointStarvation you can only save when resting as well,]] meaning hours of gameplay can be lost if you don't keep up on your bed rest.
27th Oct '16 7:29:20 PM DustSnitch
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* This is the Aiel's [[PlanetOfHats hat]] in the ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime''. They can keep up with a horse while on foot and can do so for quite a while. (Trained humans can chase an unburdened horse until it dies of exhaustion. Keeping up with a warhorse carrying an armored knight is plausible, though BadAss, especially for an entire army with supply lines and logistics to worry about.)

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* This is the Aiel's [[PlanetOfHats hat]] in the ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime''. They can keep up with a horse while on foot and can do so for quite a while. (Trained humans can chase an unburdened horse until it dies of exhaustion. Keeping up with a warhorse carrying an armored knight is plausible, though BadAss, badass, especially for an entire army with supply lines and logistics to worry about.)
31st Aug '16 4:46:19 PM nombretomado
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* Justified in TheElenium. After a long day of travel, the knights discover that they are being followed by those who are seeking to kill them. Sephrenia [[AWizardDidIt uses her magic]] to cast a dangerous spell that simulates the effects of a full night's sleep. This allows them all to get to an inn where they can sleep safely. The spell is dangerous because it doesn't actually provide the rest that it simulates, so if used too often it can cause the caster to die from exhaustion.

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* Justified in TheElenium.''Literature/TheElenium''. After a long day of travel, the knights discover that they are being followed by those who are seeking to kill them. Sephrenia [[AWizardDidIt uses her magic]] to cast a dangerous spell that simulates the effects of a full night's sleep. This allows them all to get to an inn where they can sleep safely. The spell is dangerous because it doesn't actually provide the rest that it simulates, so if used too often it can cause the caster to die from exhaustion.
31st Aug '16 11:53:07 AM hidrag
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Kagami's Zone on ''Manga/{{KurokoNoBasuke}}''
23rd Jun '16 6:41:24 AM Pichu-kun
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* Kakashi Hatake from ''{{Naruto}}'' was established as having poor stamina, and yet he's been fighting for days in the war arc. Although, to be fair, there are medical ninjas running around the divisions to heal him off-screen, and he has had the entirety of the manga's run (almost three years in-universe) to work out of that handicap. But even when he gets a recharge from the Nine-Tails's chakra, that's only after he and Gai went up against several mind-controlled Tailed Beasts and two of the {{Big Bad}}s alongside Naruto. And he just keeps on going throughout the remainder of the FinalBattle like it's nothing even when that supply starts to run out.

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Kakashi Hatake from ''{{Naruto}}'' was established as having poor stamina, and yet he's been fighting for days in the war arc. Although, to be fair, there are medical ninjas running around the divisions to heal him off-screen, and he has had the entirety of the manga's run (almost three years in-universe) to work out of that handicap. But even when he gets a recharge from the Nine-Tails's chakra, that's only after he and Gai went up against several mind-controlled Tailed Beasts and two of the {{Big Bad}}s alongside Naruto. And he just keeps on going throughout the remainder of the FinalBattle like it's nothing even when that supply starts to run out.



* Though you don't need to in Fallout 4 your companions often suggest you take a nap.

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* Though you don't need to to, in Fallout 4 ''VideoGame/Fallout4'' your companions will often suggest that you take a nap.
17th Jun '16 4:08:59 PM luord
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* The golden trio from ''Literature/HarryPotter'' stay awake through pretty much the second half of the last book, which, admittedly, [[CosmicDeadline only comprises a day]] (from one dawn to the next) but, throughout that day, [[ExtremelyShortTimespan they do quite a lot of stuff]]. Only the storming of Gringotts would have been enough to leave them, or any normal person/wizard, exhausted in normal circumstances.
25th Apr '16 7:46:26 PM Lots42
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* The early Star Trek novels often take advantage of Spock's ability to stay awake for days on end.
25th Apr '16 7:44:56 PM Lots42
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* Though you don't need to in Fallout 4 your companions often suggest you take a nap.
16th Feb '16 8:38:40 AM REV6Pilot
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* ''VideoGame/{{STALKER}}'': The Marked One and Major Degtayrev are apparently machines - despite engaging in countless gunfights, being awake possibly for in-game weeks, and dealing with the [[EverythingTryingToKillYou myriad dangers of the Zone]], neither of them show the slightest dip in physical performance. Degtayrev at least has the ''option'' to sleep, but without prompting from the player (and there's no benefit beyond fast-forwarding) they can apparently go indefinitely without sleep.

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* ''VideoGame/{{STALKER}}'': The Marked One One, Scar and Major Degtayrev are apparently machines - despite engaging in countless gunfights, being awake possibly for in-game weeks, and dealing with the [[EverythingTryingToKillYou myriad dangers of the Zone]], neither of them show the slightest dip in physical performance. Degtayrev at least has the ''option'' to sleep, but without prompting from the player (and there's no benefit beyond fast-forwarding) they can apparently go indefinitely without sleep. Certain mods change this a bit: they add a sleeping bag and a ''need'' to sleep, because otherwise you'll end up with a condition similar to being drunk and around a Controller's psy field at the same time, and it only gets worse over time.
5th Feb '16 9:26:23 AM Morgenthaler
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* This is said to be true of aboriginals in ''TheGodsMustBeCrazy 2'', where they can keep moving at a decent clip across long distances where Westerners would have stopped after less than an hour.
* In ''TheGraduate'', Ben spends the last portion of the movie running like hell to [[SpeakNowOrForeverHoldYourPeace stop his beloved's wedding]], basically power-jogging nonstop for ages with only a pause to make a phone call. Nicely [[ChekhovsSkill led up to]] throughout the film with repeated mentions of Ben's position in college as captain of the track team.
* In ''[[TheLordOfTheRings The Two Towers]]'', Aragorn and Legolas seem to be sprinting non-stop across miles and miles of land to chase down the kidnapped Hobbits, with Gimli barely keeping up and heavily winded. In the book, at least, it is mentioned that this is in fact abnormal and not just something they can all do all the time. It is apparently named "The Deed Of The Three Friends" and ballads are sung about it. The book also lets them rest a bit more than the movie, where Gimli states that it's been three days pursuit with no food, water or rest. In the book they at least pause so that Gimli and Aragorn can sleep while Legolas keeps guard, since his Elvish superpowers include the lack of a need to sleep.

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* This is said to be true of aboriginals in ''TheGodsMustBeCrazy ''Film/TheGodsMustBeCrazy 2'', where they can keep moving at a decent clip across long distances where Westerners would have stopped after less than an hour.
* In ''TheGraduate'', ''Film/TheGraduate'', Ben spends the last portion of the movie running like hell to [[SpeakNowOrForeverHoldYourPeace stop his beloved's wedding]], basically power-jogging nonstop for ages with only a pause to make a phone call. Nicely [[ChekhovsSkill led up to]] throughout the film with repeated mentions of Ben's position in college as captain of the track team.
* In ''[[TheLordOfTheRings The Two Towers]]'', ''Film/TheTwoTowers'', Aragorn and Legolas seem to be sprinting non-stop across miles and miles of land to chase down the kidnapped Hobbits, with Gimli barely keeping up and heavily winded. In the book, at least, it is mentioned that this is in fact abnormal and not just something they can all do all the time. It is apparently named "The Deed Of The Three Friends" and ballads are sung about it. The book also lets them rest a bit more than the movie, where Gimli states that it's been three days pursuit with no food, water or rest. In the book they at least pause so that Gimli and Aragorn can sleep while Legolas keeps guard, since his Elvish superpowers include the lack of a need to sleep.
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