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14th Dec '17 5:51:39 AM MasterFuzzy
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* After spending almost all the story as TheGhost, Magneto makes his first DynamicEntry in ''FanFic/ChildOfTheStorm'' floating in mid-air.


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** Then again, he may not have known of those techniques.
6th Dec '17 12:51:52 AM SeptimusHeap
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* Many powerful mutants in ''The ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'' are able to levitate, but usually there is a concrete reason besides sheer badassery.

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* Many powerful mutants in ''The ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'' ComicBook/XMen'' are able to levitate, but usually there is a concrete reason besides sheer badassery.
30th Oct '17 8:29:30 PM Ichneumon
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* In the season 2 finale of ''StrangerThings'', as El is expending maximum psychic effort to contain the Big Bad she begins to float off the ground.
30th Oct '17 8:09:06 AM erforce
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* One of several {{shout out}}s to {{Big Trouble In Little China}} present in the first [[VideoGame/MortalKombat1 Mortal Kombat]] game, Shang Tsung is animated solely by {{Midair Bobbing}}, to demonstrate his power as the final boss, despite being ancient.

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* One of several {{shout out}}s to {{Big Trouble In Little China}} ''Film/BigTroubleInLittleChina'' present in the first [[VideoGame/MortalKombat1 ''[[VideoGame/MortalKombat1 Mortal Kombat]] Kombat]]'' game, Shang Tsung is animated solely by {{Midair Bobbing}}, MidairBobbing, to demonstrate his power as the final boss, despite being ancient.
20th Oct '17 9:09:18 AM intastiel
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** In general, this is justified by the game mechanics: when magical flight becomes readily available at the early mid-levels, marking a threshold where LinearWarriorsQuadraticWizards comes in full force, {{Squishy Wizard}}s and other varieties of GlassCannon have no business on the ground.

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** In general, this is justified by the game mechanics: Justified in gameplay: when magical flight becomes readily available at the early mid-levels, marking a threshold where LinearWarriorsQuadraticWizards comes in full force, {{Squishy Wizard}}s and other varieties of GlassCannon have no business on the ground.ground.
* Referenced in ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'''s Golarion setting with {{the Magocracy}} of Nex: buildings like the Spire of Nex have no staircases, on the basis that people who can't even cast a simple Fly spell have no business being there in the first place.
20th Sep '17 11:32:45 AM BeerBaron
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The ''Dawnguard'' DLC adds Pure-blooded vampires to the mix. Pure-bloods can transform into the [[SuperMode Vampire Lord]] form, where they can either walk on the ground (using their powerful melee attacks) or hover ominously (where they can use their unique magic attacks).

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*** The ''Dawnguard'' DLC adds Pure-blooded vampires to the mix. Pure-bloods can transform into the [[SuperMode Vampire Lord]] form, where they can either walk on the ground (using their powerful melee attacks) or hover ominously (where they can use their unique magic attacks).
20th Sep '17 11:32:24 AM BeerBaron
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** ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim Skyrim]]'''s ''Dawnguard'' expansion adds Pure-blooded vampires to the mix. Pure-bloods can transform into the [[SuperMode Vampire Lord]] form, where they can either walk on the ground (using their powerful melee attacks) or hover ominously (where they can use their unique magic attacks).

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** ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim Skyrim]]'''s Skyrim]]'':
*** [[SinisterMinister Dragon Priests]], powerful [[OurLichesAreDifferent undead mages]] who once led the [[ReligionOfEvil Dragon Cults]], float above the ground when they move.
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''Dawnguard'' expansion DLC adds Pure-blooded vampires to the mix. Pure-bloods can transform into the [[SuperMode Vampire Lord]] form, where they can either walk on the ground (using their powerful melee attacks) or hover ominously (where they can use their unique magic attacks).
4th Sep '17 6:58:20 AM Dere
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** And Super Metal Sonic at the end of Knuckles' run of ''[[VideoGame/Sonic3AndKnuckles Sonic & Knuckles]]''. The way it floats is perfect NightmareFuel.

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** And Super Metal Mecha Sonic at the end of Knuckles' run of ''[[VideoGame/Sonic3AndKnuckles Sonic & Knuckles]]''. The way it floats is perfect NightmareFuel.
27th Aug '17 12:10:20 PM Gess
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** Chaos Lord Sigvald TheMagnificent, The Beloved Son of Slaanesh, was granted this power by his patron god, so that he wouldn't have to profane himself with touching the ground.
2nd Aug '17 1:57:50 PM FireCrawler2002
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* In ''VideoGame/WarioLand3'', Wolfenboss, the sorcerer fox boss of the Pool of Rain, is always floating out of the range of your regular attacks (Complete with MidairBobbing when he moves), never touching the ground (Even when he is defeated, [[DeathThrows he just falls past it]]), while attacking you with powerful magic spells, specifically a energy ball that levitates you out of the arena if it hits and a giant spiked ball that inflates you into Puffy Wario if it hits (Causing you to fly out of the arena) and provides the enemies needed to defeat him. He is usually considered one of, if not, [[ThatOneBoss the hardest boss in the game]].

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* In ''VideoGame/WarioLand3'', Wolfenboss, the sorcerer fox boss of the Pool of Rain, is always floating out of the range of your regular attacks (Complete with MidairBobbing when he moves), never touching the ground (Even when he is defeated, [[DeathThrows he just falls past it]]), while attacking you with powerful magic spells, specifically a an energy ball that reflects off the walls and floor and levitates you out of the arena if it hits and a giant spiked ball that inflates you into Puffy Wario if it hits (Causing you to fly out of the arena) and provides the enemies needed to defeat him. He is usually considered one of, if not, [[ThatOneBoss the hardest boss in the game]].



* In ''VideoGame/SilhouetteMirage'', Zohar and [[spoiler:Geluve]] do this, the former always floating except when knocked down, and the later floating during and right after her boss battle, complete with ''lounging in mid-air'' while summoning her mooks.

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* In ''VideoGame/SilhouetteMirage'', Zohar and [[spoiler:Geluve]] do this, the former always floating except when knocked down, and the later floating during and right after her boss battle, complete with ''lounging in mid-air'' while summoning her mooks.mooks to use as weapons against you.
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