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6th Jul '16 1:05:45 AM jormis29
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* In the climax of ''Film/{{Underworld}}: Evolution'', Selene gains immunity to UV radiation (and thus sunlight) by [[spoiler:drinking Alexander Corvinus' blood and becoming a vampire-Immortal hybrid]]. As previously shown, even the most powerful vampires suffer lethal burns when exposed to sunlight.

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* In the climax of ''Film/{{Underworld}}: Evolution'', ''Film/UnderworldEvolution'', Selene gains immunity to UV radiation (and thus sunlight) by [[spoiler:drinking Alexander Corvinus' blood and becoming a vampire-Immortal hybrid]]. As previously shown, even the most powerful vampires suffer lethal burns when exposed to sunlight.
30th Jun '16 4:27:04 PM Gregzilla
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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Megamind}}'', Megamind creates a new superhero using [[BoringInvincibleHero Metroman]]'s genes. This new [[GoneHorriblyWrong "hero"]], Titan, has the same powers as Metroman. That's why Megamind is shocked to learn that, unlike Metroman, he's immune to copper. [[spoiler: In this case, it hints at the fact that Metroman was never weak against copper to begin with; he merely faked it.]]

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Megamind}}'', Megamind creates a new superhero using [[BoringInvincibleHero Metroman]]'s genes. This new [[GoneHorriblyWrong "hero"]], Titan, has the same powers as Metroman. That's why Megamind is shocked to learn that, unlike Metroman, he's immune to copper. [[spoiler: In this case, it hints at the fact that Metroman was never weak against copper to begin with; he merely faked it. The weakness is not so much removed as [[SubvertedTrope never existed in the first place]].]]
26th Jun '16 2:34:50 PM nombretomado
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* In the DresdenFiles, the Fomor can use magic over running water due to their natural affinity for entropy magic, unlike demons, spirits, mortal practitioners, faeries, , semi-mortals, and quite possibly gods. And yet, it is still possible to use magic [[MakingASplash on running water itself]], but not when, say, on a boat.

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* In the DresdenFiles, ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'', the Fomor can use magic over running water due to their natural affinity for entropy magic, unlike demons, spirits, mortal practitioners, faeries, , semi-mortals, and quite possibly gods. And yet, it is still possible to use magic [[MakingASplash on running water itself]], but not when, say, on a boat.
2nd May '16 9:47:11 PM Nintendoman01
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-->''"Do not mock me, Raziel. You, of all of us, should respect the power bestowed by a limitation overcome."''
-->--'''Rahab''' on his immunity to [[WeaksauceWeakness water]], ''VideoGame/LegacyOfKain: Soul Reaver''

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-->''"Do ->''"Do not mock me, Raziel. You, of all of us, should respect the power bestowed by a limitation overcome."''
-->--'''Rahab''' on his immunity to [[WeaksauceWeakness water]], water, ''VideoGame/LegacyOfKain: Soul Reaver''
2nd May '16 9:46:46 PM Nintendoman01
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-->''"Do not mock me, Raziel. You, of all of us, should respect the power bestowed by a limitation overcome."''
-->--'''Rahab''' on his immunity to [[WeaksauceWeakness water]], ''VideoGame/LegacyOfKain: Soul Reaver''



* Saiyans from ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' suffer an agonizing pain when their tails are squeezed. Goku used this against Raditz and Piccolo tried to do the same against Nappa, just to learn that he and Vegeta were inmune to this, the only apparent reason for that is that they were just too badass. Goku had also trained himself to remove this weakness in the past, before his tail was permanently removed.

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* Saiyans from ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' suffer an agonizing pain when their tails are squeezed. Goku used this against Raditz and Piccolo tried to do the same against Nappa, just to learn that he and Vegeta were inmune immune to this, the only apparent reason for that is that they were just too badass. Goku had also trained himself to remove this weakness in the past, before his tail was permanently removed.



* Subverted by The Riddler in the Franchise/{{Batman}} story that established that he's obsessively compelled to leave clues, otherwise he can't successfully commit a crime. The Riddler starts using forms of self-therapy to overcome his compulsion, and eventually manages to steal some jewelry without leaving any riddles. Meanwhile, Batman and Robin keep stumbling across strange people and events, which they end up connecting together to figure out Riddler's next crime. It's revealed when they catch him that Riddler hadn't overcome his compulsion--he started sleepwalking and left clues subconciously. In another storyline (possibly the same one), Riddler subconsciously leaving clues actually led him to surrender to Batman, because he realized this meant he really was crazy.

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* Subverted by The Riddler in the Franchise/{{Batman}} story that established that he's obsessively compelled to leave clues, otherwise he can't successfully commit a crime. The Riddler starts using forms of self-therapy to overcome his compulsion, and eventually manages to steal some jewelry without leaving any riddles. Meanwhile, Batman and Robin keep stumbling across strange people and events, which they end up connecting together to figure out Riddler's next crime. It's revealed when they catch him that Riddler hadn't overcome his compulsion--he started sleepwalking and left clues subconciously.subconsciously. In another storyline (possibly the same one), Riddler subconsciously leaving clues actually led him to surrender to Batman, because he realized this meant he really was crazy.



** Moebius has a sceptre that is enchanted to weaken any vampires he uses it against. Raziel is completely unaffected by the sceptre due to him being [[CameBackWrong 'remade']], and while Kain is initially affected by the sceptre, he discovers that he's become immune to its effects when Moebius tries to use it against him towards the end of ''Defiance'' (as a side-effect of [[spoiler:Raziel ripping Kain's heart from his chest during a previous encounter]]).

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** Moebius has a sceptre scepter that is enchanted to weaken any vampires he uses it against. Raziel is completely unaffected by the sceptre scepter due to him being [[CameBackWrong 'remade']], and while Kain is initially affected by the sceptre, scepter, he discovers that he's become immune to its effects when Moebius tries to use it against him towards the end of ''Defiance'' (as a side-effect of [[spoiler:Raziel ripping Kain's heart from his chest during a previous encounter]]).
13th Apr '16 12:26:36 PM MrUnderhill
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* It happens in ''Film/IRobot'' , where everyone is pretty sure that robots would never attack a human due to [[ThreeLawsCompliant their programming]].

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* It happens in In ''Film/IRobot'' , where everyone except Detective Spooner is pretty sure convinced that robots no robot would never ever attack a human due to [[ThreeLawsCompliant their programming]].programming]]. It turns out that the main suspect, Sonny, has a second positronic brain that allows him to understand the Three Laws, but disobey them at will. [[spoiler: In a twist, Sonny doesn't murder anyone even with that restriction removed; the only person he killed asked him to do it.]]
25th Nov '15 8:43:19 PM Hylarn
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28th Oct '15 9:50:52 AM RevDave
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* Portions of the Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration novel "Imzadi" by Creator/PeterDavid take place decades after the events of the series. At the climax, Commodore Data fights [[spoiler:Admiral Riker]], and when his opponent reaches for the off-switch between his shoulder blades:
-->'''Data:''' I had it removed some time ago, sir. It was becoming a nuisance.
20th Oct '15 10:15:31 AM ImpishMortal
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A common trait of monsters is the WeaksauceWeakness that allows humans to face them. After all, if monsters are so powerful and scary how come that they haven't already taken over us? Thus, [[TheFairFolk fairies]] are [[ColdIron repelled by iron]], demons run away in fear before a drop of Holy water, vampires [[WeakenedByTheLight can't stand sunlight]], werewolves only roam when there's a full moon, mages need to utter [[MagicalIncantation magic words]] to cast spells, and so on. Not only monsters have this problem, very often characters that are too powerful are bound to have a restriction that, if they're villains, gives the Hero a chance against them and, if they're heroes, prevents them from being [[BoringInvincibleHero too boring to watch.]]

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A common trait of monsters is the WeaksauceWeakness that allows humans to face them. After all, if monsters are so powerful and scary how come that they haven't already taken over us? over? Thus, [[TheFairFolk fairies]] are [[ColdIron repelled by iron]], demons run away in fear before a drop of Holy water, vampires [[WeakenedByTheLight can't stand sunlight]], werewolves only roam when there's a full moon, mages need to utter [[MagicalIncantation magic words]] to cast spells, and so on. Not only monsters have this problem, very often characters that are too powerful are bound to have a restriction that, if they're villains, gives the Hero a chance against them and, if they're heroes, prevents them from being [[BoringInvincibleHero too boring to watch.]]
20th Oct '15 10:14:56 AM ImpishMortal
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A common trait of monsters is the WeaksauceWeakness that allows humans to face them. After all, if monsters are so powerful and scary how come that they haven't already took over us? Thus, [[TheFairFolk fairies]] are [[ColdIron repelled by iron]], demons run away in fear before a drop of Holy water, vampires [[WeakenedByTheLight can't stand sunlight]], werewolves only roam when there's a full moon, mages need to utter [[MagicalIncantation magic words]] to cast spells, and so on. Not only monsters have this problem, very often characters that are too powerful are bound to have a restriction that, if they're villains, gives the Hero a chance against them and, if they're heroes, prevents them from being [[BoringInvincibleHero too boring to watch.]]

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A common trait of monsters is the WeaksauceWeakness that allows humans to face them. After all, if monsters are so powerful and scary how come that they haven't already took taken over us? Thus, [[TheFairFolk fairies]] are [[ColdIron repelled by iron]], demons run away in fear before a drop of Holy water, vampires [[WeakenedByTheLight can't stand sunlight]], werewolves only roam when there's a full moon, mages need to utter [[MagicalIncantation magic words]] to cast spells, and so on. Not only monsters have this problem, very often characters that are too powerful are bound to have a restriction that, if they're villains, gives the Hero a chance against them and, if they're heroes, prevents them from being [[BoringInvincibleHero too boring to watch.]]
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