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26th Apr '17 11:23:57 AM BeerBaron
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* In ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' lore, the Ka Po'Tun, [[PettingZooPeople a race of humanoid tigers]], ultimately desire to become dragons. Their emperor, Tosh Raka the tiger-dragon, is the first and only one to succeed.
** [[spoiler:Martin Septim]] does a heroic version of this in ''Oblivion'', although it's possible that he may actually have been ''summoning'' the Dragon-god's avatar rather than ''transforming'' into it.
** This trope is one of the reasons Argonians are subjected to FantasticRacism by other races.

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* In ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' lore, the ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls''
** The
Ka Po'Tun, [[PettingZooPeople a Po' Tun, an [[{{Wutai}} Akaviri]] race of humanoid tigers]], ultimately desire to become dragons. "[[CatFolk tiger folk]]", hold dragons in high reverence. Their emperor, ultimate goal is to ''become'' dragons, with their leader, Tosh Raka the tiger-dragon, is Raka, being the first and (so far) only one known to succeed.
** [[spoiler:Martin Septim]] does
succeed. He now rules them as a heroic version GodEmperor and, once their ArchEnemy [[SnakePeople Tsaesci]] are eliminated, he intends to invade Tamriel. (The continent where all of this the games to date in ''Oblivion'', although it's possible that he may actually the series have been ''summoning'' the Dragon-god's avatar rather than ''transforming'' into it.
taken place.)
** This trope is one of plays into why the reasons Argonians [[LizardFolk Argonians]] are subjected subjects to FantasticRacism by the other races.races.
** In ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollSIVOblivion Oblivion]]'', [[spoiler:Martin]] pulls a ''heroic'' version of this at the end of the main quest, becoming[[note]]it's possible he also ''summoned'' the avatar, but in such a way that his own body was destroyed[[/note]] the avatar of Akatosh, the draconic [[TopGod Chief Deity]] of the [[SaintlyChurch Nine Divines]] pantheon, in order to defeat the [[OurGodsAreDifferent Daedric Prince]] [[OmnicidalManiac Mehrunes]] [[BigBad Dagon]]
25th Apr '17 3:04:09 PM DrNoPuma
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* In ''VideoGame/BrainDead13'', there is a giant snake that can wrap around Lance and eat him up at the maze if you're not quick enough.


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* ''VideoGame/{{Klonoa}}'': In ''Door to Phantomile'', during Joka's boss battle, he frequently transforms into a creature resembling a cross between a turtle and a lizard. What's worse is that Joka's clownish appearance carries over to his reptilian form, making it a literal MonsterClown.
24th Apr '17 5:40:06 PM eroock
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26th Feb '17 6:43:40 PM Andyroid
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* There's a ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' card for everything: [[http://ww2.wizards.com/Gatherer/CardDetails.aspx?name=Form%20of%20the%20Dragon Form of the Dragon]]. The card has found a home in at least one successful combo deck (Enduring Ideal) as a powerful finisher.
** The ''Eventide'' set gave us [[http://ww2.wizards.com/gatherer/CardDetails.aspx?&id=157401 Snakeform]], which has the (temporary) [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin obvious effect]] on the affected creature...which in the process [[BalefulPolymorph loses all its special abilities for the duration and generally becomes much weaker as well.]] So you obviously shouldn't be using it on ''your'' creatures...

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* There's a ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' card for everything: [[http://ww2.[[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Gatherer/CardDetails.aspx?name=Form%20of%20the%20Dragon com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=178016 Form of the Dragon]]. The card has found a home in at least one successful combo deck (Enduring Ideal) as a powerful finisher.
** The ''Eventide'' set gave us [[http://ww2.[[http://gatherer.wizards.com/gatherer/CardDetails.aspx?&id=157401 com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=405388 Snakeform]], which has the (temporary) [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin obvious effect]] on the affected creature...which in the process [[BalefulPolymorph loses all its special abilities for the duration and generally becomes much weaker as well.]] So you obviously shouldn't be using it on ''your'' creatures...
5th Feb '17 2:05:31 PM jameygamer
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* In Disney's ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'', [[BigBad Jafar]] transforms into a humongous snake after gaining sorcerer powers from the Genie. He actually has Aladdin and company on the ropes for quite a while until Al tricks him into trying to gain even more power by using his last wish to [[BecomingTheGenie become a Genie, and Jafar is sealed inside a new lamp]]. In hindsight, Jafar should have stuck to the reptile form.

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* In Disney's ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'', [[BigBad Jafar]] transforms into a humongous snake after gaining sorcerer powers from the Genie.Genie (he provides the ImageSource for the trope here). He actually has Aladdin and company on the ropes for quite a while until Al tricks him into trying to gain even more power by using his last wish to [[BecomingTheGenie become a Genie, and Jafar is sealed inside a new lamp]]. In hindsight, Jafar should have stuck to the reptile form.
3rd Feb '17 7:54:40 PM Mineboot45
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* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'': When [[EldritchAbomination cherubs]] [[BizarreAlienReproduction mate]], they each grow into a serpentine form that is ''one astronomical unit'' (149,597,871 km, or the distance between the Sun and Earth) in length. Then, in great [[TheMasochismTango hatred]], they wage an epic battle around a black hole, and they conclude this battle with a position shaped like AURYN from TheNeverendingStory. It is implied, then, that this form is at least incorporated into Lord English's OneWingedAngel.

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* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'': When [[EldritchAbomination cherubs]] [[BizarreAlienReproduction mate]], they each grow into a serpentine form that is ''one astronomical unit'' (149,597,871 km, or the distance between the Sun and Earth) in length. Then, in great [[TheMasochismTango hatred]], they wage an epic battle around a black hole, and they conclude this battle with a position shaped like AURYN from TheNeverendingStory. It is implied, then, that this form is at least incorporated into Lord English's OneWingedAngel.
3rd Feb '17 7:54:16 PM Mineboot45
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* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'': When [[EldritchAbomination cherubs]] [[BizarreAlienReproduction mate]], they each grow into a serpentine form that is ''one astronomical unit'' (149 ,597,871 km) in length. Then, in great [[TheMasochismTango hatred]], they wage an epic battle around a black hole, and they conclude this battle with a position shaped like AURYN from TheNeverendingStory. It is implied, then, that this form is at least incorporated into Lord English's OneWingedAngel.

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* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'': When [[EldritchAbomination cherubs]] [[BizarreAlienReproduction mate]], they each grow into a serpentine form that is ''one astronomical unit'' (149 ,597,871 km) (149,597,871 km, or the distance between the Sun and Earth) in length. Then, in great [[TheMasochismTango hatred]], they wage an epic battle around a black hole, and they conclude this battle with a position shaped like AURYN from TheNeverendingStory. It is implied, then, that this form is at least incorporated into Lord English's OneWingedAngel.
25th Jan '17 12:29:21 AM jameygamer
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* Averted in ''Disney/AladdinTheReturnOfJafar'', the ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts'' games, and in some of the storybooks however, where he is instead either fought as a human, or immediately goes straight to becoming a genie.

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* Averted in ''Disney/AladdinTheReturnOfJafar'', the ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts'' games, and in some of the storybooks however, where he is instead either fought as a human, or immediately goes straight to becoming a genie. Played straight in the [[VideoGame/AladdinCapcom Super Nintendo]] and [[VideoGame/AladdinVirginGames Sega Genesis]] games, however, which both use his snake form as the FinalBoss and omit the second OneWingedAngel form of the Genie.
21st Jan '17 4:22:54 PM Prometheus117
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* Malchior in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'', though he didn't so much transform into a dragon as he was transformed back to his real form. It still doesn't help him much.

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* Malchior in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'', though he didn't so much transform into a dragon as he was transformed back to his real form. It still doesn't help him much.much (technically he was handing the entire Titan team [[CurbStompBattle their asses]], but it slipped his mind that Raven, the one who unsealed him in the first place due to his manipulations, knew both the spell to put him away again and had the will to do it until she already brought the sealing book up).
17th Jan '17 2:34:51 AM rmctagg09
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A [[SubTrope specific variant]] of OneWingedAngel. [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant If you're looking for]] video game characters being shown as grotesquely oversized compared to their surroundings on an overview map, that's over at UnitsNotToScale. Also not to be confused with MakeMyMonsterGrow.


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A [[SubTrope specific variant]] of OneWingedAngel. Villains transforming into a dragon can fall under DragonsAreDemonic. [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant If you're looking for]] video game characters being shown as grotesquely oversized compared to their surroundings on an overview map, that's over at UnitsNotToScale. Also not to be confused with MakeMyMonsterGrow.

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