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3rd Sep '16 1:15:03 PM Dravencour
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* A variant in Franchise/TheDCU is Franchise/WonderWoman in terms of operating methods; while Franchise/{{Superman}} will not kill on general principle and Franchise/{{Batman}} is too worried about the JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope if he does, Diana is a classically trained Greek warrior who does not feel bound by ThouShaltNotKill if the situation demands it.

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* A variant in Franchise/TheDCU is Franchise/WonderWoman in terms of operating methods; while Franchise/{{Superman}} will not kill on general principle and Franchise/{{Batman}} is too worried about the JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope if he does, Diana is a classically trained Greek warrior who does not feel bound by ThouShaltNotKill if the situation demands it. it.
21st Aug '16 7:25:06 PM MaskedAndDangerous
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* And In ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'', this is simultaneously averted powerwise, as both teams have doubles on powers (Iron Man and Warmachine, Cap and Bucky), and played straight role wise, with each team consisting of the leader, their BlackBestFriend who is better armed, a morally ambiguous superhuman dressed all in black, a former [=SHIELD=] agent, a wild card with fantastic superpowers, and [[AnimalThemedSuperbeing a bug themed late comer who spends the battle [[AscendedFanboy fanboying]].

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* And In ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'', this is simultaneously averted powerwise, as both teams have doubles on powers (Iron Man and Warmachine, Cap and Bucky), and played straight role wise, with each team consisting of the leader, their BlackBestFriend who is better armed, a morally ambiguous superhuman dressed all in black, a former [=SHIELD=] agent, a wild card with fantastic superpowers, and [[AnimalThemedSuperbeing a bug themed late comer comer]] who spends the battle [[AscendedFanboy fanboying]].
21st Aug '16 7:24:09 PM MaskedAndDangerous
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* And In ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'', this is simultaneously averted powerwise, as both teams have doubles on powers (Iron Man and Warmachine, Cap and Bucky), and played straight role wise, with each team consisting of the leader, their BlackBestFriend who is better armed, a morally ambiguous superhuman dressed all in black, a former [=SHIELD=] agent, a wild card with fantastic superpowers, and [[AnimalThemedSuperbeing a bug themed late comer who spends the battle [[AscendedFanboy fanboying]].
7th Aug '16 5:42:56 PM nombretomado
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* The Marvel Family (The ComicBook/{{Shazam}} Captain Marvel, Mary Marvel and Captain Marvel Jr.) in TheDCU are an example of a team whose members have the [[FlyingBrick exact same set of powers]]. They sometimes join other teams individually, however, usually fitting into this trope when they do. The problem with teaming them up with, say, Superman and not feeling redundant is addressed by emphasizing the magical, god-based nature of their powers. For instance, Superman is vulnerable to magic based attacks and is impressed how Captain Marvel is far more resistant.

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* The Marvel Family (The ComicBook/{{Shazam}} Captain Marvel, Mary Marvel and Captain Marvel Jr.) in TheDCU Franchise/TheDCU are an example of a team whose members have the [[FlyingBrick exact same set of powers]]. They sometimes join other teams individually, however, usually fitting into this trope when they do. The problem with teaming them up with, say, Superman and not feeling redundant is addressed by emphasizing the magical, god-based nature of their powers. For instance, Superman is vulnerable to magic based attacks and is impressed how Captain Marvel is far more resistant.



* A variant in TheDCU is Franchise/WonderWoman in terms of operating methods; while Franchise/{{Superman}} will not kill on general principle and Franchise/{{Batman}} is too worried about the JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope if he does, Diana is a classically trained Greek warrior who does not feel bound by ThouShaltNotKill if the situation demands it.

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* A variant in TheDCU Franchise/TheDCU is Franchise/WonderWoman in terms of operating methods; while Franchise/{{Superman}} will not kill on general principle and Franchise/{{Batman}} is too worried about the JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope if he does, Diana is a classically trained Greek warrior who does not feel bound by ThouShaltNotKill if the situation demands it.
7th Aug '16 5:42:48 PM nombretomado
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* In some teams, the whole point is that every member has exactly the same power (e.g., the GreenLantern [[TheChosenMany Corps]] in TheDCU). Power speciation obviously doesn't apply in such cases; the focus is instead on personality differences. (Although this can still result in power speciation of kind, as different personality types apply the same powers differently.)

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* In some teams, the whole point is that every member has exactly the same power (e.g., the GreenLantern [[TheChosenMany Corps]] in TheDCU).Franchise/TheDCU). Power speciation obviously doesn't apply in such cases; the focus is instead on personality differences. (Although this can still result in power speciation of kind, as different personality types apply the same powers differently.)
21st Jul '16 9:06:38 PM Discar
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* Marvel Netflix's ''Series/TheDefenders'' is a superhero team with two members exhibiting super strength while the remaining two members are martial-artists (although the martial-artists at least have additional powers that set them apart a bit more).

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* Marvel Netflix's ''Series/TheDefenders'' ''Series/TheDefenders2017'' is a superhero team with two members exhibiting super strength while the remaining two members are martial-artists (although the martial-artists at least have additional powers that set them apart a bit more).
19th Jul '16 11:11:30 AM ChronoLegion
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* In ''Literature/SuperPowereds: Year 2'', the HCP students are split into four teams for the year in order to learn how to work together. It's stated that nearly all Heroes in the world belong to a team. The five [[PowerIncontinence Powered]]-turned-Super protagonists are put together, since few other students want to work with them. For the remaining two slots, the coach asks for volunteers. A number of their friends step up, including the only [[HealingHands healer]] in the class (which surprises everyone, since she'd have her pick of teams due to her unique talent). Mary, the team's leader, uses her PsychicPowers to listen to [[TheChessmaster Nick]]'s suggestions. The first choice of the healer is a no-brainer, but she is surprised at Nick's second choice, although she goes along with it. Nick chooses Alex, who, for the most part, is a weaker version of Mary (although, unlike most other [[MindOverMatter telekinetics]], Alex is able to affect energy as well as physical objects). When Mary later questions him about it, he explains that his primary reason wasn't that their team needed another telekinetic/telepath, it's that he didn't want any other team to have a telepath of their own (there are only two in the class). Thus, this gives them an advantage of being able to listen in on the others' strategies, while denying the same possibility to them. Thus, the 7-person team includes two telekinetics/telepaths, a healer, an [[EnergyAbsorption absorber]], a [[IBelieveICanFly flyer]], a [[VoluntaryShapeshifting Shifter]] (whose SuperpoweredAlterEgo has SuperStrength and [[MadeOfIron super-endurance]]), and a [[BornLucky luck manipulator]]. Only one other team ends up balancing as well between combat-heavy (mostly involving SuperStrength) and support Supers. Of the remaining two teams, one leans heavily towards combat and the other towards "alternative" abilities.
4th May '16 4:57:39 PM nombretomado
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* ''CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers'': Each Planeteer had a unique power, and some were decidedly more useful than others in certain situations.

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* ''CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers'': ''WesternAnimation/CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers'': Each Planeteer had a unique power, and some were decidedly more useful than others in certain situations.
8th Apr '16 12:36:08 PM Alarielle
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** Later mitigated by [[spoiler:Hawkman's death, and Heatwave's FaceHeelTurn.]]
5th Apr '16 1:48:34 AM Morgenthaler
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* Both played straight AND averted in ''Film/SkyHigh''. Averted in that there are known types of power categories. Many are mentioned as they try to figure out what the main character's power will be. Played straight in that all of the important characters have different powers.

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* Both played straight AND averted in ''Film/SkyHigh''.''Film/SkyHigh2005''. Averted in that there are known types of power categories. Many are mentioned as they try to figure out what the main character's power will be. Played straight in that all of the important characters have different powers.
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