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11th Aug '16 11:24:19 PM ZombieAladdin
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* In ''Manga/OnePiece'', Lao G practices a form of martial arts that allows him to continue to gain physical strength as he ages. Problem is that it does not prevent health problems like bad backs and arthritis, which causes the octogenarian fighter to do things like destroy mountains with a single palm thrust and then collapse in back pain.
16th Jul '16 6:53:43 PM SSJMagus
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* Nym, from the ''StarWars'' ''Starfighter'' series, is a Feeorin, who are specifically noted to grow progressively stronger as they age. And since they can live as long as four hundred years, that's quite a lot of room for growth.

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* Nym, from the ''StarWars'' ''Starfighter'' series, is a Feeorin, who are specifically noted to grow progressively stronger as they age. And since they can live as long as four hundred years, that's quite a lot of room for growth. Because of this, their society is ruled by "the Exalted" who is simply whoever is the oldest living Feeorin.
25th Jun '16 11:49:40 AM nombretomado
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* [[WhenTreesAttack Woses]] in ''BattleForWesnoth''. Elder and Ancient Woses are stronger than normal ones and sapling.

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* [[WhenTreesAttack Woses]] in ''BattleForWesnoth''.''VideoGame/BattleForWesnoth''. Elder and Ancient Woses are stronger than normal ones and sapling.
21st Jun '16 11:53:41 AM SLOOGOVS
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* In ''League of Legends,'' the Voidlings created by Malzahar grow more powerful every six seconds. Eighteen seconds after they are created, they just die.

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* In ''League of Legends,'' ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends,'' the Voidlings created by Malzahar grow more powerful every six seconds. Eighteen seconds after they are created, they just die.
17th Jun '16 10:40:49 PM nombretomado
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11th Jun '16 10:49:55 AM Morgenthaler
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* Eventually subverted in Mikhail Akhmanov's ''ArrivalsFromTheDark'' series, where the [[LizardFolk Dromi]] continue growing as they age, which initially does make them stronger with age. However, as they reach about 120 years old, the SquareCubeLaw takes into effect, making it very difficult to move, and they eventually get crushed by their own weight.

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* Eventually subverted in Mikhail Akhmanov's ''ArrivalsFromTheDark'' ''Literature/ArrivalsFromTheDark'' series, where the [[LizardFolk Dromi]] continue growing as they age, which initially does make them stronger with age. However, as they reach about 120 years old, the SquareCubeLaw takes into effect, making it very difficult to move, and they eventually get crushed by their own weight.
29th May '16 8:16:09 PM M84
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*** A younger vampire can cheat the system by committing Diablerie (consuming the blood and ''soul'' of another vampire) on an older vampire. However, Diablerie is forbidden, and committing it stains your soul in such a way that other vampires will easily notice it. Even worse, the souls of powerful vampires may remain conscious after being consumed and later devour the Diablerist's soul from the inside.
24th May '16 6:01:22 PM Materioptikon
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* While many ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' characters are powerful due to winning the SuperpowerLottery, many more obtained it seemingly by virtue of being around for so long. 500 year old Remilia is almost as powerful as her sister Flandre, despite the latter possessing the second biggest StoryBreakerPower in the setting. [[PhysicalGod Kanako and Suwako]] are more than 2300 years old and with power worthy of their station, despite the years with [[GodsNeedPrayerBadly barely any faith to sustain them]]. Yuuka is noted as one of the oldest living youkai, as well as one of the strongest, despite her explicit ability being [[GreenThumb controlling plants]]. Eirin is a TimeAbyss and quite possibly only surpassed in power by [[RealityWarper Yukari]], with even [[GodModeSue the Watatsuki sisters]] respectful towards her. And Fujiwara no Mokou is a human who is now EX-Boss strength, due solely to the [[{{Immortality}} immense amount of time she has to practice]].

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* While many ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' characters are powerful due to winning the SuperpowerLottery, many more obtained it seemingly by virtue of being around for so long. 500 year old Remilia is almost as powerful as her sister Flandre, despite the latter possessing the second biggest StoryBreakerPower in the setting. [[PhysicalGod Kanako and Suwako]] are more than 2300 years old and with power worthy of their station, despite the years with [[GodsNeedPrayerBadly barely any faith to sustain them]]. Yuuka is noted as one of the oldest living youkai, as well as one of the strongest, despite her explicit ability being [[GreenThumb controlling plants]].making flowers bloom and face the sun]]. Eirin is a TimeAbyss and quite possibly only surpassed in power by [[RealityWarper Yukari]], with even [[GodModeSue the Watatsuki sisters]] respectful towards her. And Fujiwara no Mokou is a human who is now EX-Boss strength, due solely to the [[{{Immortality}} immense amount of time she has to practice]].
4th Apr '16 10:31:46 AM Theriocephalus
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* ''FanFic/TheImmortalGame'': Applied in alicorns. Luna, the weakest of them all is a hundred years old -due to her imprisonment in the moon-, Terra is nine hundred years old, Celestia is more than a thousand years old and Titan is more than THREE THOUSAND YEARS OLD, which puts him to Discord´s level.

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* ''FanFic/TheImmortalGame'': Applied in alicorns. Luna, the weakest of them all all, is a hundred years old -due -- due to her imprisonment being imprisoned in the moon-, moon for the past thousand years -- Terra is nine hundred years old, Celestia is more than a thousand years old old, and Titan is more than THREE THOUSAND YEARS OLD, which puts him to Discord´s Discord's level.
4th Apr '16 7:09:04 AM Theriocephalus
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[[OurVampiresAreDifferent Vampires]], [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Dragons]], and [[WizardsAndWitches Wizards]] are three of the most common species to exhibit this, with ancient Dragons and elder Vampires possessing terrible power, and wizards having grown in mystical might that doesn't fade with age. This can cause a bit of FridgeLogic if the creature is stated not to be immortal: if dragons become more resilient as they age, then just ''how'' do they die of old age? [[FridgeBrilliance The answer could be the]] SquareCubeLaw.

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[[OurVampiresAreDifferent Vampires]], [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Dragons]], and [[WizardsAndWitches Wizards]] are three of the most common species beings to exhibit this, with ancient Dragons dragons and elder Vampires vampires possessing terrible power, and older wizards having grown in mystical invariably commanding greater arcane might that doesn't fade with age. than their younger fellows. This can cause a bit of FridgeLogic if the creature is stated not to be immortal: if dragons become more resilient as they age, then just ''how'' do they die of old age? [[FridgeBrilliance The answer could be the]] SquareCubeLaw.
SquareCubeLaw -- [[TheAgeless except when they don't die of old age at all]].
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