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* ''Anime/BlackCat's'' Shiki is this in spades. To put it simply, [[spoiler:he has three mastered Tao arts when literally everyone else has one. And one of them lets him do basically anything he can think of]].



** And then there's Touma and his AntiMagic right hand, which can negate the abilities of everyone above. [[spoiler:Later novels have all but outright stated that his power actually comes directly from ''{{God}}''. Furthermore, Volume 22 reveals that the Imagine Breaker is actually a ''PowerLimiter''. If it's removed, Touma's shoulder will manifest a..thing called [[EldritchAbomination "Invisible Thing"]] which is stronger than God himself.]]

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** And then there's Touma and his AntiMagic right hand, which can negate the abilities of everyone above. [[spoiler:Later novels have all but outright stated that his power actually comes directly from ''{{God}}''. Furthermore, Volume 22 reveals that the Imagine Breaker is actually a ''PowerLimiter''. If it's removed, Touma's shoulder will manifest a..a...thing called [[EldritchAbomination "Invisible Thing"]] which is stronger than God himself.]]



* ''Anime/BlackCat's'' Shiki is this in spades. To put it simply, [[spoiler:he has three mastered Tao arts when literally everyone else has one. And one of them lets him do basically anything he can think of]].



* Bell Cranell from ''LightNovel/IsItWrongToTryToPickUpGirlsInADungeon'' has the "Realis Phrase" ability, which Hestia mentions is a pretty rare skill to have. It lets him to [[LevelGrinding level grind]] extremely quickly, [[spoiler: allowing him to become a Level 2 Adventurer in a month and a half when it would normally take at least a year.]]

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* Bell Cranell from ''LightNovel/IsItWrongToTryToPickUpGirlsInADungeon'' has the "Realis Phrase" ability, which Hestia mentions is a pretty rare skill to have. It lets him to [[LevelGrinding level grind]] extremely quickly, [[spoiler: allowing him to become a Level 2 Adventurer in a month and a half when it would normally take at least a year.]]



** Part 2's Pillar Men possess extreme bodily manipulation to the point of it being a LovecraftianSuperpower and absolute immunity (through both regeneration and shrugging strikes off) to anything that wasn't the PowerOfTheSun. And then their boss, Kars, managed to rid himself completely of this weakness and even added the Ripple itself to his own powers, along an AdaptiveAbility that let him be immune to anything thrown his way and cause horrific damage through shapeshifting into mutated animals. [[spoiler:He was beaten by turning this absolute invincibility against him by blasting him into orbit, where he couldn't find his way back to Earth nor die, left to linger until the isolation shut down his thoughts completely.]]
** Dio Brando in Part 3, has the power to [[TimeStandsStill stop time]], which makes him pretty much immune to any attack he sees coming and lets him kill people before they know it.

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** Part 2's Pillar Men possess extreme bodily manipulation to the point of it being a LovecraftianSuperpower and absolute immunity (through both regeneration and shrugging strikes off) to anything that wasn't the PowerOfTheSun. And then their boss, Kars, managed to rid himself completely of this weakness and even added the Ripple itself to his own powers, along with an AdaptiveAbility that let him be immune to anything thrown his way and cause horrific damage through shapeshifting into mutated animals. [[spoiler:He was beaten by turning this absolute invincibility against him by blasting him into orbit, where he couldn't find his way back to Earth nor die, left to linger until the isolation shut down his thoughts completely.]]
** Dio Brando in Part 3, 3 has the power to [[TimeStandsStill stop time]], which makes him pretty much immune to any attack he sees coming and lets him kill people before they know it.



* Akashi Seijuurou ''Manga/KurokoNoBasuke'' is this in ''spades''. Not only does he have the Emperor Eye, which lets him [[spoiler:effectively see into the future, rendering both defense and offense used against him directly pointless]], but [[spoiler:he also has "Perfect Rhythmed Passes", which allows him to draw out his teammates' full potential and put them into a psuedo-Zone state]]. ''And'' [[spoiler:he can forcibly enter the Zone himself, just like Aomine!]] On top of that, his physical skills are very high, even by the standards of the Generation of Miracles. [[spoiler:He can dunk from a standing position despite being only 173 cm tall, and is faster than even [[TheAce Kagami]]; with both of them in the Zone, Kagami can't catch up to Akashi even though Akashi is having to slow down to dribble the ball.]] He literally only lost because [[OnlyTheAuthorCanSaveThemNow the author made it so]].
* Although the physical abilities Factors are given by their Machina's in ''Manga/LinebarrelsOfIron'' are more or less equal, the actual Machina themselves vary in usefulness. The titular Linebarrel is of mid level power with swords and a beam gun/sword (as well a few hidden supermodes) where as Yajima's Apparition is a rather weak robot with only a non automatic sniper rifle (with regular finite ammo) as it's only weapon. Then you get Masaki's incredibly cheap Glen Nieder, a giant armored battleship that not only has several powerful beam cannons and is totally immune to beam weapons itself, but is also simply an armor unit for the real machine inside, Naked, a super fast robot with a BFS that can teleport. In the manga it's even more powerful as the Nieder form can also turn into a (more giant) giant robotish form as well. When the other Factors fight him it's almost funny how unfair it is.

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* Akashi Seijuurou from ''Manga/KurokoNoBasuke'' is this in ''spades''. Not only does he have the Emperor Eye, which lets him [[spoiler:effectively see into the future, rendering both defense and offense used against him directly pointless]], but [[spoiler:he also has "Perfect Rhythmed Passes", which allows him to draw out his teammates' full potential and put them into a psuedo-Zone state]]. ''And'' [[spoiler:he can forcibly enter the Zone himself, just like Aomine!]] On top of that, his physical skills are very high, even by the standards of the Generation of Miracles. [[spoiler:He can dunk from a standing position despite being only 173 cm tall, and is faster than even [[TheAce Kagami]]; with both of them in the Zone, Kagami can't catch up to Akashi even though Akashi is having to slow down to dribble the ball.]] He literally only lost because [[OnlyTheAuthorCanSaveThemNow the author made it so]].
* Although the physical abilities Factors are given by their Machina's in ''Manga/LinebarrelsOfIron'' are more or less equal, the actual Machina themselves vary in usefulness. The titular Linebarrel is of mid level power with swords and a beam gun/sword (as well a few hidden supermodes) where as Yajima's Apparition is a rather weak robot with only a non automatic sniper rifle (with regular finite ammo) as it's only weapon. Then you get Masaki's incredibly cheap Glen Nieder, a giant armored battleship that not only has several powerful beam cannons and is totally immune to beam weapons itself, but is also simply an armor unit for the real machine inside, Naked, a super fast robot with a BFS that can teleport. In the manga it's even more powerful as the Nieder form can also turn into a (more giant) giant robotish form as well. When the other Factors fight him it's almost funny how unfair it is.
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* Although the physical abilities Factors are given by their Machinas in ''Manga/LinebarrelsOfIron'' are more or less equal, the actual Machina themselves vary in usefulness. The titular Linebarrel is of mid level power with swords and a beam gun/sword (as well a few hidden supermodes) where as Yajima's Apparition is a rather weak robot with only a non automatic sniper rifle (with regular finite ammo) as it's only weapon. Then you get Masaki's incredibly cheap Glen Nieder, a giant armored battleship that not only has several powerful beam cannons and is totally immune to beam weapons itself, but is also simply an armor unit for the real machine inside, Naked, a super fast robot with a BFS that can teleport. In the manga it's even more powerful as the Nieder form can also turn into a (more giant) giant robotish form as well. When the other Factors fight him it's almost funny how unfair it is.



*** This trope is later subverted that even the lottery losers can become very strong if they train their Devil Fruit's powers. Luffy himself has a lackluster ability, while still powerful and very useful pales in comparison to other Devil Fruits. He, however, trains his ability, effectively allowing him to create stuff like his Gears. Kaku with his Giraffe powers seems to be a loser at first, but he learns quickly and uses his power very effectively by combining it with some SupernaturalMartialArts.
** Chopper who ate the Human Human Fruit, which would be useless for humans, is a lottery winner with his Rumble Balls (Drugs which give him additional, stronger forms).
** ''One Piece'' as a whole is a subvert of this trope. It is outright stated by Lucci that there is no such a thing as a bad Devil Fruit, just bad users. Anyone who finds a Devil Fruit is seen as a lottery winner in-universe. Even powers that appears worthless on paper like Kuma's Paw Paw Fruit or Doflamingo's string powers can be turn into deadly and effective weapons in the hands of a master. Just as Buggy who has a fairly powerful Devil Fruit is considered weak since he doesn't use it to its maximum potential. Some fruits are more powerful than others, but the true power of a Devil Fruit lies in the imagination of the user.

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*** This trope is later subverted that even the lottery losers can become very strong if they train their Devil Fruit's powers. Luffy himself has a lackluster ability, which while still powerful and very useful pales in comparison to other Devil Fruits. He, however, trains his ability, effectively allowing him to create stuff like his Gears. Kaku with his Giraffe powers seems to be a loser at first, but he learns quickly and uses his power very effectively by combining it with some SupernaturalMartialArts.
** Chopper Chopper, who ate the Human Human Fruit, Fruit - which would be useless for humans, humans - is a lottery winner with his Rumble Balls (Drugs which give him additional, stronger forms).
** ''One Piece'' as a whole is a subvert subversion of this trope. It is outright stated by Lucci that there is no such a thing as a bad Devil Fruit, just bad users. Anyone who finds a Devil Fruit is seen as a lottery winner in-universe. Even powers that appears worthless on paper like Kuma's Paw Paw Fruit or Doflamingo's string powers can be turn into deadly and effective weapons in the hands of a master. Just as Buggy who has a fairly powerful Devil Fruit is considered weak since he doesn't use it to its maximum potential. Some fruits are more powerful than others, but the true power of a Devil Fruit lies in the imagination of the user.



* Sieg, from ''Manga/RaveMaster'' gets a toned down version of this. While he's not so powerful that he can easily defeat any of the villains, his being unaligned to any sort of element means he has no real weakness, and can easily use any sort of magic.
* Subaru from ''LightNovel/Re:ZerokaraHajimeruIsekaiSeikatsu'' gets the power to reset the timeline a day or two after dying. It's too bad he's too dumb to use it properly.

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* Sieg, Sieg from ''Manga/RaveMaster'' gets a toned down version of this. While he's not so powerful that he can easily defeat any of the villains, his being unaligned to any sort of element means he has no real weakness, and can easily use any sort of magic.
* Subaru from ''LightNovel/Re:ZerokaraHajimeruIsekaiSeikatsu'' ''LightNovel/ReZeroKaraHajimeruIsekaiSeikatsu'' gets the power to reset the timeline to a day or two after before dying. It's too bad he's too dumb to use it properly.



* In ''Manga/TowardTheTerra'' most Mu get relatively strong powers and can live a couple of decades of even centuries longer than normal humans. They pay for this with their fragile bodies. Type Blue Mu, on the other hand, can [[OneManArmy destroy entire armies]] with their powers, move in the space without any protection, affect large groups of people on a great distance and even [[CreatingLife Create Life]]. It usually takes a few normal Mu to pull off something that the Type Blue would be able to do single-handedly. Jomy in the manga wins the Lottery completly, since he not only has Type Blue powers but also doesn't share physical weakness typical for the other Mu.

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* In ''Manga/TowardTheTerra'' most Mu get relatively strong powers and can live a couple of decades of even centuries longer than normal humans. They pay for this with their fragile bodies. Type Blue Mu, on the other hand, can [[OneManArmy destroy entire armies]] with their powers, move in the space without any protection, affect large groups of people on a great distance and even [[CreatingLife Create Life]]. It usually takes a few normal Mu to pull off something that the Type Blue would be able to do single-handedly. Jomy in the manga wins the Lottery completly, completely, since he not only has Type Blue powers but also doesn't share the physical weakness typical for the other Mu.



** The Super-Skrull, has all the powers of the F4, the Skrulls' natural ability to shapeshift and his own hypnosis based powers.

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** The Super-Skrull, Super-Skrull has all the powers of the F4, the Skrulls' natural ability to shapeshift and his own hypnosis based powers.



** Occasional BigBad ComicBook/{{Apocalypse}}'s mutant powers have never been quite clearly defined. He's generally portrayed with immortality, super-strength, laser beams, shape-changing, regeneration (when he doesn't have NighInvulnerability), telekinesis, technopathy, and super-intelligence[[note]] He once used technology to capture ''Loki'', a rare instance of that character facing Science > Magic (though he eventually broke out...with difficulty); also, that thing about Hulk resisting MindControl? Well guess who managed to make the Hulk his bitch?[[/note]] and he once demonstrated minor intangibility. Essentially he has every single physical superpower, most of which ultimately could be derived just from his high-level shape-shifting. Most of his higher-end powers though come from taking advantage of Celestial technology that he discovered long ago. As a result [[spoiler:[[DealWithTheDevil he owes the Celestials a favor]], and they actually rescued Apocalypse from certain death once just to make sure he couldn't escape the deal.]] His default powers are immortality, super-intelligence and his bizarre skin colour; he also still had superhuman strength, speed, durability, endurance and healing, not to mention he was [[LargeAndInCharge something like 12 feet tall]], but they were no-where near as nerfed as he is nowadays.

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** Occasional BigBad ComicBook/{{Apocalypse}}'s mutant powers have never been quite clearly defined. He's generally portrayed with immortality, super-strength, laser beams, shape-changing, regeneration (when he doesn't have NighInvulnerability), telekinesis, technopathy, and super-intelligence[[note]] He once used technology to capture ''Loki'', a rare instance of that character facing Science > Magic (though he eventually broke out...with difficulty); also, that thing about Hulk resisting MindControl? Well guess who managed to make the Hulk his bitch?[[/note]] and he once demonstrated minor intangibility. Essentially he has every single physical superpower, most of which ultimately could be derived just from his high-level shape-shifting. Most of his higher-end powers though come from taking advantage of Celestial technology that he discovered long ago. As a result [[spoiler:[[DealWithTheDevil he owes the Celestials a favor]], and they actually rescued Apocalypse from certain death once just to make sure he couldn't escape the deal.]] His default powers are immortality, super-intelligence and his bizarre skin colour; he also still had superhuman strength, speed, durability, endurance and healing, not to mention he was [[LargeAndInCharge something like 12 feet tall]], but they were no-where nowhere near as nerfed as he is nowadays.



* Delvin a.k.a. ''Excelsor'', the world's most famous superhero in the British live-action series ''Series/NoHeroics'' (starts September 18th, 2008). His card lists his powers as "Basically Everything". Excelsor's the bane of the B-list protagonists' lives (especially of Alex, a.k.a. The Hotness, a shy 30-year-old office worker with heat-based powers, who desperately but unsuccessfully tries to become famous). Excelsor is also an arrogant {{Jerkass}}. Go figure.

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* Delvin a.k.a. ''Excelsor'', the world's most famous superhero in the British live-action series ''Series/NoHeroics'' (starts (started September 18th, 2008). His card lists his powers as "Basically Everything". Excelsor's the bane of the B-list protagonists' lives (especially of Alex, a.k.a. The Hotness, a shy 30-year-old office worker with heat-based powers, who desperately but unsuccessfully tries to become famous). Excelsor is also an arrogant {{Jerkass}}. Go figure.



** Plus [[spoiler:he loses these powers after stabilising / regenerating.]]



* ''{{Exalted}}'': The [[OmnicidalManiac Abyssal]] splats out of all place [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] this, mainly to contrast the nature of Abyssal exaltation to the other kind of exaltations (except [[BecauseDestinySaysSo Sidereal]]).

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* ''{{Exalted}}'': ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'': The [[OmnicidalManiac Abyssal]] splats splat out of all place places [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] this, mainly to contrast the nature of Abyssal exaltation to the other kind of exaltations (except [[BecauseDestinySaysSo Sidereal]]).



* In the new WorldOfDarkness, there isn't a lottery winner so much as a clear loser: Changelings have extremely context-limited magical abilities much narrower than vampires or mages, have a much harsher morality system and power acquisition downside that causes them to go completely schizophrenic (most other splats only impose some social reaction penalties to declining morality), have automatic racial enemies that are basically and sometimes literally gods just by virtue of existing, and possess twisted appearances that make blending in completely impossible if their magic ever falters even temporarily. And even when used to their fullest effect their powers are often less useful than simply training a corresponding mundane skill. They are also considered one of the most fun splats to play, and the splatbook was one of the unexpected breakout successes of the system, possibly because of this.
** The OldWorldOfDarkness, by contrast, had no clear loser but a winner by orders of magnitude. Mages were squishy humans for all of the first hour of play, but with even minimal experience point investment almost instantly became reality warpers capable of matching and countering the feats of any other supernatural creature in the setting. From across the planet. While asleep. And there was a mechanic which actually forbade mortals from learning about them outside of firsthand observation (the arcane merit), in a game where mundane humans discovering you was the primary danger to be avoided.

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* In the new WorldOfDarkness, TabletopGame/NewWorldOfDarkness, there isn't a lottery winner so much as a clear loser: Changelings have extremely context-limited magical abilities much narrower than vampires or mages, have a much harsher morality system and power acquisition downside that causes them to go completely schizophrenic (most other splats only impose some social reaction penalties to declining morality), have automatic racial enemies that are basically and sometimes literally gods just by virtue of existing, and possess twisted appearances that make blending in completely impossible if their magic ever falters even temporarily. And even when used to their fullest effect their powers are often less useful than simply training a corresponding mundane skill. They are also considered one of the most fun splats to play, and the splatbook was one of the unexpected breakout successes of the system, possibly because of this.
** The OldWorldOfDarkness, TabletopGame/OldWorldOfDarkness, by contrast, had no clear loser but a winner by orders of magnitude. Mages were squishy humans for all of the first hour of play, but with even minimal experience point investment almost instantly became reality warpers capable of matching and countering the feats of any other supernatural creature in the setting. From across the planet. While asleep. And there was a mechanic which actually forbade mortals from learning about them outside of firsthand observation (the arcane merit), in a game where mundane humans discovering you was the primary danger to be avoided.
7th Aug '16 5:43:41 PM nombretomado
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* ComicBook/{{Aquaman}}. That's right, Aquaman. The ButtMonkey of TheDCU for decades, the TropeNamer for ThisLooksLikeAJobForAquaman and requiring one PlotTailoredToTheParty after another to be at all relevant, he is absolutely ''not'' as weak as common opinion believes. A combination of RequiredSecondaryPowers (he can swim like a fish and punch people while under 500+ atmospheres of pressure, which is Superman level asskickery) and FridgeHorror (he commands ''everything'' that lives in the ocean; guess where Franchise/{{Godzilla}}, [[CthulhuMythos Cthulhu]], and [[Literature/TheBible the Leviathan]] live?) have had many writers portray him as horrifically powerful and outright ''feared'' by heroes and villains alike, and for very good reasons. And that is before considering that he is also the king of a lost civilization with its own military force full of super-technological weaponry.

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* ComicBook/{{Aquaman}}. That's right, Aquaman. The ButtMonkey of TheDCU Franchise/TheDCU for decades, the TropeNamer for ThisLooksLikeAJobForAquaman and requiring one PlotTailoredToTheParty after another to be at all relevant, he is absolutely ''not'' as weak as common opinion believes. A combination of RequiredSecondaryPowers (he can swim like a fish and punch people while under 500+ atmospheres of pressure, which is Superman level asskickery) and FridgeHorror (he commands ''everything'' that lives in the ocean; guess where Franchise/{{Godzilla}}, [[CthulhuMythos Cthulhu]], and [[Literature/TheBible the Leviathan]] live?) have had many writers portray him as horrifically powerful and outright ''feared'' by heroes and villains alike, and for very good reasons. And that is before considering that he is also the king of a lost civilization with its own military force full of super-technological weaponry.
5th Aug '16 1:49:33 PM ChaoticNovelist
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[-Center left: [[BadassNormal Badassery]], [[OnlySaneMan Sanity]] and MostCommonSuperpower.-] \\

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[-Center left: [[BadassNormal Badassery]], BadassNormal [[OnlySaneMan Sanity]] and MostCommonSuperpower.-] \\
4th Aug '16 8:05:20 PM zequeins
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** Paramecia fruits are more of a "huge gamble", as that classification means "anything besides [[ElementalPowers Logia]] or [[{{Animorphism}} Zoan]]", and thus range from "useless" to "[[StoryBreakerPower impossibly powerful]]". While most of the stronger ones are Logia, many that are arguably ''the'' strongest are both Paramecia: Whitebeard's ([[spoiler:creates shockwaves which can be strong enough to cause ''earthquakes and tidal waves'', which is an even worse threat since the One Piece world is made up almost entirely of islands]]) and Kuma's (paw pads on his hands... which punt anything they touch flying away faster than the eye can see ''hundreds of miles away'', '''including abstract concepts''' like strength and pain).

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** Paramecia fruits are more of a "huge gamble", as that classification means "anything besides [[ElementalPowers Logia]] or [[{{Animorphism}} Zoan]]", and thus range from "useless" to "[[StoryBreakerPower impossibly powerful]]". While most of the stronger ones are Logia, many that are arguably ''the'' strongest are both Paramecia: Whitebeard's ([[spoiler:creates shockwaves which can be strong enough to cause ''earthquakes and tidal waves'', which is an even worse threat since the One Piece world is made up almost entirely of islands]]) and Kuma's (paw pads on his hands... which punt anything they touch flying away faster than the eye can see ''hundreds of miles away'', '''including abstract concepts''' like strength and pain). Big Mom also ate the Paramecia [[spoiler:Soul Soul Fruit, which allows her to freely manipulate soul[=/=]life force, [[YourSoulIsMine extracting it]] and using it as SoulPower.]]
1st Aug '16 1:17:29 AM Tron80
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** ''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'' is Superman's cousin. She has ''all'' of his powers, and she's as powerful as him.

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** ''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'' is Superman's cousin. She has ''all'' of his powers, and she's as powerful as him.And if it were not enough, she has a Red Lantern Ring during the ''Comicbook/RedDaughterOfKrypton'' story arc. In Supergirl #32 she says she might just be the most dangerous thing in the universe, and she is pretty right.
26th Jul '16 5:20:11 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* In ''Manga/{{Basilisk}}'' Gennosuke and Oboro both have completely overpowering abilities relative to everyone else. Gennosuke can [[spoiler: invert hostile intention, causing anyone trying to hurt him [[DrivenToSuicide to kill themselves]] ]] while Oboro can [[spoiler: [[AntiMagic shut down anyone's superpowers]].]] And both skills are activated merely ''via looking into their target's eyes''. Oboro ends up sealing her own powers specifically ''because'' [[GenreSavvy she doesn't want to be responsible for effecting the story.]]

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* In ''Manga/{{Basilisk}}'' Gennosuke and Oboro both have completely overpowering abilities relative to everyone else. Gennosuke can [[spoiler: invert hostile intention, causing anyone trying to hurt him [[DrivenToSuicide to kill themselves]] ]] while Oboro can [[spoiler: [[AntiMagic shut down anyone's superpowers]].]] And both skills are activated merely ''via looking into their target's eyes''. Oboro ends up sealing her own powers specifically ''because'' [[GenreSavvy she doesn't want to be responsible for effecting the story.]]



** Skakdi are a violent race of savages that have access to one of the ElementalPowers (though only when [[TeethClenchedTeamwork working together]]), one specific vision-power (laser vision, telescopic vision, etc), and have yet another, random power unique to the specimen -- like AdaptiveAbility or being able to conjure cages made out of literally ''anything'' at will. One Skakdi, Zaktan, became a [[WormThatWalks mass of microscopic insects]] due to an accident, and could thus fly, shape-shift, seep through holes, and attack in the form of an angry swarm. Their toys also came with [[SwissArmyWeapon multi-functional weapons]] and the ''BIONICLE'' equivalent of guns! Fans complained so much that the following year's villains had to be vastly de-powered, though no less threatening thanks to [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy intelligence]].

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** Skakdi are a violent race of savages that have access to one of the ElementalPowers (though only when [[TeethClenchedTeamwork working together]]), one specific vision-power (laser vision, telescopic vision, etc), and have yet another, random power unique to the specimen -- like AdaptiveAbility or being able to conjure cages made out of literally ''anything'' at will. One Skakdi, Zaktan, became a [[WormThatWalks mass of microscopic insects]] due to an accident, and could thus fly, shape-shift, seep through holes, and attack in the form of an angry swarm. Their toys also came with [[SwissArmyWeapon multi-functional weapons]] and the ''BIONICLE'' equivalent of guns! Fans complained so much that the following year's villains had to be vastly de-powered, though no less threatening thanks to [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy intelligence]].intelligence.
18th Jul '16 6:11:10 AM ChronoLegion
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* This seems to be the case with speedsters in ''Series/TheFlash2014''. Besides simple speed, Barry keeps learning new ways to use his power to simulate other powers. He can augment his punches with speed to simulate SuperStrength, he can run on vertical surfaces as well as water, he can create twisters by making quick circular movements with his arms (which he can also use to simulate flying), he can phase through solid objects, travel through time, jump into parallel worlds, create virtual duplicates, throw lightning bolts, and [[spoiler:"twin" himself by creating "time remnants"]]. Zoom has been able to do even more by somehow being able to sense interdimensional rifts and another meta-human scrying him.

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* This seems to be the case with speedsters in ''Series/TheFlash2014''. Besides simple speed, Barry keeps learning new ways to use his power to simulate other powers. He can augment his punches with speed to simulate SuperStrength, he can run on vertical surfaces as well as water, he can heal fast, he can create twisters by making quick circular movements with his arms (which he can also use to simulate flying), he can phase through solid objects, travel through time, jump into parallel worlds, create virtual duplicates, throw lightning bolts, and [[spoiler:"twin" himself by creating "time remnants"]]. Zoom has been able to do even more by somehow being able to sense interdimensional rifts and another meta-human scrying him.
18th Jul '16 6:10:49 AM ChronoLegion
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* This seems to be the case with speedsters in ''Series/TheFlash2014''. Besides simple speed, Barry keeps learning new ways to use his power to simulate other powers. He can augment his punches with speed to simulate SuperStrength, he can run on vertical surfaces as well as water, he can create twisters by making quick circular movements with his arms (which he can also use to simulate flying), he can phase through solid objects, travel through time, jump into parallel worlds, create virtual duplicates, and [[spoiler:"twin" himself by creating "time remnants"]]. Zoom has been able to do even more by somehow being able to sense interdimensional rifts and another meta-human scrying him.

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* This seems to be the case with speedsters in ''Series/TheFlash2014''. Besides simple speed, Barry keeps learning new ways to use his power to simulate other powers. He can augment his punches with speed to simulate SuperStrength, he can run on vertical surfaces as well as water, he can create twisters by making quick circular movements with his arms (which he can also use to simulate flying), he can phase through solid objects, travel through time, jump into parallel worlds, create virtual duplicates, throw lightning bolts, and [[spoiler:"twin" himself by creating "time remnants"]]. Zoom has been able to do even more by somehow being able to sense interdimensional rifts and another meta-human scrying him.
18th Jul '16 6:10:05 AM ChronoLegion
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* In ''Literature/SuperPowereds'', some Supers have abilities that are far above others. For example, Vince has EnergyAbsorption, and there doesn't appear to be a limit on how much of a particular type of energy, or how many energies, he absorbs. His ability to use the absorbed energy has certain limitations (e.g. his lightning bolts tend to split off and become unpredictable at any distance over a few feet), and he can still be hurt physically, although he is a capable enough physical combatant. Mary is an extremely powerful [[PsychicPowers telepath]] and [[MindOverMatter telekinetic]] (potentially, the most powerful in the world), but she lacks focus and training, as demonstrated in the second book, when an elderly professor with the same power set easily bests her and shocks Mary by being able to control dozens of separate object simultaneously. She also has trouble beating someone she can't sense with her mind or see. Coach George is a skilled combatant and can turn into a humanoid robot with powerful weaponry, metal skin, and the ability to fly. He easily beats dozens of student Supers to earn their respect. His successor in ''Year 2'' is even more powerful, being able to turn into electricity, as well as being able to imbue his body with certain qualities of electricity, such as SuperSpeed.


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* This seems to be the case with speedsters in ''Series/TheFlash2014''. Besides simple speed, Barry keeps learning new ways to use his power to simulate other powers. He can augment his punches with speed to simulate SuperStrength, he can run on vertical surfaces as well as water, he can create twisters by making quick circular movements with his arms (which he can also use to simulate flying), he can phase through solid objects, travel through time, jump into parallel worlds, create virtual duplicates, and [[spoiler:"twin" himself by creating "time remnants"]]. Zoom has been able to do even more by somehow being able to sense interdimensional rifts and another meta-human scrying him.
16th Jul '16 1:47:20 PM DoctorTItanX
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Beyond HardWorkHardlyWorks, past the inevitable SidekickGlassCeiling, someone who won the Superpower Lottery has an unambiguously [[StoryBreakerPower overwhelming ability]] compared to everyone else in their reality. There is no actual CompetitiveBalance; thus a common FanNickname for such a power is "[[GameBreaker Haxxor]]", implying it's the kind of power someone who's rewriting "the game" would give themselves. Such characters will invariably end up on the higher levels of SuperWeight.

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Beyond HardWorkHardlyWorks, past the inevitable SidekickGlassCeiling, someone who won the Superpower Lottery has an unambiguously [[StoryBreakerPower overwhelming ability]] compared to everyone else in their reality. There is no actual CompetitiveBalance; thus CompetitiveBalance. Therefore, a common FanNickname for such a power is "[[GameBreaker Haxxor]]", implying it's the kind of power someone who's rewriting "the game" would give themselves. Such characters will invariably end up on the higher levels of SuperWeight.



** The Rinnegan is another eye technique, allegedly greater than the Sharingan and Byakugan. It has similar sensory ability, lets you master all five [[ElementalPowers elemental forms]] of nature manipulation plus the non-elemental one (when few can do more than two and nobody else can do all six), and let's the user control six reanimated bodies each given a special power (one of which is bringing dead people/damaged bodies BackFromTheDead) and a shared sense of sight between them. The list of people who have claimed it includes a small number of people. The first was the series PhysicalGod, Sage of the Six Paths. The next one after him comes in the form of Nagato ([[spoiler:actually it's not his, but it was given by Madara Uchiha, who gained it by means of evolution]]), a man who had enough raw power to [[OneManArmy assault a village full of ninjas by himself]] and almost win. [[spoiler:Later, Tobi steal one of Nagato's eyes after he died]]. Though the trade off for the greater abilities is massive, possibly deadly, chakra usage, and for a few even dipping into life-force; such as the aforementioned raising of the recently dead. But the wielder will be kicking a lot of ass before they go down.
*** [[spoiler: Sasuke also gets it; it also ends up that the Sharingan is just a downgraded Rinnegan and that the version that is in only one eye and is red is its original form.]]
** [[spoiler:Danzo]] noticed out the two examples above and grafted the First Hokage's DNA into himself in the form of his right arm, which he has had ten sharingan eyes implanted into. That means he possesses the powers of the Uchiha and Senju allowing him to use a forbidden technique that gives him minor [[RealityWarper reality warping]] powers in regards to his own person (and since using that technique permanently blinds a sharingan, [[spoiler: Danzo]] put the eyes of all the dead Uchiha he could find on ice to replace any he expends), as well as the power to control the series [[EldritchAbomination Eldritch Abominations]].
** The Fifth Mizukage Mei Terumi and the Tsuchikage, Onoki, scored pretty big. The former got to use ''two'' unique types of ElementalPowers in addition to the three regular ones they were made from, with their combined forms clearly being more powerful. The latter can fly (a feat that's rather rare in the series), create large objects to smash things with, and carry an turtle the size of a small island with one hand. Not to mention his powerful [[SphereOfDestruction Cube of Destruction]].
** Being the host of a Tailed Beast gives you massive reserves of energy, a defense against Genjutsu, and an EnergyShield. The main character is host to the strongest one in the series, acting as his SuperpoweredEvilSide that tears up parts of the landscape once triggered, but at the cost of shortening his lifespan. [[spoiler: Once tamed, there is no more PowerAtAPrice aspect though. Naruto won over his fellow Perfect Jinchuriki Killer Bee though: being stronger, faster, and overall more powerful than ''five'' Biju. Not only that, he can ''[[SuperEmpowering transfer]]'' his power to an entire army to make a RedshirtArmy into a BadassArmy capable of fighting even the strongest EldritchAbomination in the universe and two [[PhysicalGod physical gods]]. AND then he can combine his full power with ''[[SuperMode Sage Mode]]'' which gives him the ability to fight even the likes of Ten-Tails Obito!]]
** Hashirama Senju, the First Hokage also won the SuperpowerLottery: he can tame the [[EldritchAbomination Tailed Beasts]] with just a pat on the forehead, create entire forests to manipulate the battlefield as he sees fit or create giant flowering trees on the same scale that pump out a knock-out pollen, create massive wooden constructs ''designed'' to fight the aforementioned Tailed Beasts called 'Mokujin' or 'Mokuryu' (literally Wood Golem/Wood Person and Wood Dragon), and finally he can become one with nature and can enter [[SuperMode Sage Mode]] [[spoiler: which gives him the ability to create Senpo: Mokuton: Shinsusenju, the largest construct in the entire series, which makes {{Kaiju}}s feel like pets.]] On top of that he ''also'' has a HealingFactor on the same level of Tsunade's Byakugo no Jutsu!
** The resurrected [[spoiler: Madara Uchiha]] has the [[spoiler:fake]] Rinnegan, Eternal Mangekyo Sharingan, and the Wood Release of the Senju Clan. His Susano'o makes him NighInvulnerable, he can produce Wood Clones equal to himself in strength, can cast meteors and drop them out of the sky, spawn an entire raging forest after his enemies, and bathe the earth in a sea of flames. Oh, and he has an immortal body that wields an unlimited amount of chakra. [[spoiler:It gets ''worse'' when he take back one of his eyes from Nagato, allowing him to summon a LivingShadow that can kick the ass of ''all nine the Tailed Beasts combined''. What happens when he gets the other eye back? FOUR OF THOSE.]]
** The Sage of the Six Paths ([[spoiler:and his brother]]) is all of the above examples combined, having created the list of techniques for which those ones were based on, and he used them to defeat the series' original EldritchAbomination that gave birth to nine others of its kind.
*** His mother Kaguya had the Byakugan and a ThirdEye which is [[spoiler:the progenitor of the Rinnegan]]. And supposedly has [[spoiler:''even more chakra than the Ten-Tails'' and even created the beast]].

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** The Rinnegan is another eye technique, allegedly greater than the Sharingan and Byakugan. It has similar sensory ability, lets you master all five [[ElementalPowers elemental forms]] of nature manipulation plus the non-elemental one (when few can do more than two and nobody else can do all six), and let's lets the user control six reanimated bodies each given a special power (one of which is bringing dead people/damaged bodies BackFromTheDead) and a shared sense of sight between them. The list of people who have claimed it includes a small number of people. The first was the series PhysicalGod, Sage of the Six Paths. The next one after him comes in the form of Nagato ([[spoiler:actually it's not his, but it was given by Madara Uchiha, who gained it by means of evolution]]), a man who had enough raw power to [[OneManArmy assault a village full of ninjas by himself]] and almost win. [[spoiler:Later, Tobi steal one of Nagato's eyes after he died]]. Though the trade off for the greater abilities is massive, possibly deadly, chakra usage, and for a few even dipping into life-force; such as the aforementioned raising of the recently dead. But the wielder will be kicking a lot of ass before they go down.
*** [[spoiler: Sasuke also gets it; it also ends up that the Sharingan is just essentially a downgraded Rinnegan and that the version that is in only one eye and is red is its original form.]]
** [[spoiler:Danzo]] noticed out the two examples above and grafted the First Hokage's DNA into himself in the form of his right arm, which he has had ten sharingan Sharingan eyes implanted into. That means he possesses the powers of the Uchiha and Senju allowing him to use a forbidden technique that gives him minor level of [[RealityWarper reality warping]] powers manipulation]] in regards to his own person (and since using that technique permanently blinds a sharingan, Sharingan, [[spoiler: Danzo]] put the eyes of all the dead Uchiha he could find on ice to replace any he expends), as well as the power to control the series [[EldritchAbomination Eldritch Abominations]].
Abominations]] in the shinobi world.
** The Fifth Mizukage Mei Terumi and the Tsuchikage, Onoki, scored pretty big. The former got to use ''two'' unique types of ElementalPowers in addition to the three regular ones they were made from, with their combined forms clearly being more powerful. The latter can fly (a feat that's rather rare in the series), for shinobi to actually achieve), create large objects to smash things with, and carry an turtle the size of a small island with one hand. Not to mention his powerful [[SphereOfDestruction Cube of Destruction]].
** Being the host of a Tailed Beast gives you massive reserves of energy, a defense against Genjutsu, and an EnergyShield. The main character Naruto Uzumaki is host to the strongest one in the series, world, acting as his SuperpoweredEvilSide that tears up parts of the landscape once triggered, but at the cost of shortening his lifespan. [[spoiler: Once tamed, there is are no more PowerAtAPrice aspect though.aspects. Naruto won over his fellow Perfect Jinchuriki Killer Bee though: being stronger, faster, and overall more powerful than ''five'' Biju. Not only that, he can ''[[SuperEmpowering transfer]]'' his power to an entire army to make a RedshirtArmy into a BadassArmy capable of fighting even the strongest EldritchAbomination in the universe and two [[PhysicalGod physical gods]]. AND And then he can combine his full power with ''[[SuperMode Sage Mode]]'' which gives him the ability to fight even the likes of Ten-Tails Obito!]]
** Hashirama Senju, the First Hokage also won the SuperpowerLottery: he can tame the [[EldritchAbomination Tailed Beasts]] with just a pat on the forehead, create entire forests to manipulate the battlefield as he sees fit or create giant flowering trees on the same scale that pump out a knock-out pollen, create massive wooden constructs ''designed'' to fight the aforementioned Tailed Beasts called 'Mokujin' or 'Mokuryu' (literally Wood Golem/Wood Person and Wood Dragon), and finally finally, he can become one with nature and can enter [[SuperMode Sage Mode]] [[spoiler: which gives him the ability to create Senpo: Mokuton: Shinsusenju, the largest construct in the entire series, which makes {{Kaiju}}s feel like pets.]] On top of that that, he ''also'' has a HealingFactor on the same level of Tsunade's Byakugo no Jutsu!
** The resurrected [[spoiler: Madara Uchiha]] has the [[spoiler:fake]] Rinnegan, Eternal Mangekyo Sharingan, and the Wood Release of the Senju Clan. His Susano'o makes him NighInvulnerable, he can produce Wood Clones equal to himself in strength, can cast meteors and drop them out of the sky, spawn an entire raging forest after his enemies, and bathe the earth in a sea of flames. Oh, and he has an immortal body that wields an unlimited amount of chakra. [[spoiler:It gets ''worse'' when he take back one of his own eyes from Nagato, allowing him to use Limbo: Hengoku, which allows him to summon a LivingShadow that can kick the ass of ''all nine the Tailed Beasts combined''. What happens when he gets the other eye Rinnegan back? FOUR OF THOSE.He can summon four of those shadows instead.]]
** The Sage of the Six Paths ([[spoiler:and ([[spoiler: Hagoromo, and his brother]]) brother, Hamura]]) is all of the above examples combined, having created the list of techniques for which those ones were based on, and he used them to defeat the series' original EldritchAbomination EldritchAbomination, the Ten-Tails, that gave birth to nine others of its kind.
*** His mother Kaguya mother, Kaguya, had the Byakugan and a ThirdEye which is [[spoiler:the progenitor of the Rinnegan]]. And supposedly has [[spoiler:''even more chakra than the Ten-Tails'' and even created the beast]].



*** Former Admiral Aokiji is also a clear winner, as his [[AnIcePerson Freeze-Freeze fruit]] grants him the power to freeze even the ocean, which negates the biggest weakness he has. And in this series, HarmlessFreezing is very much NOT in effect.
** This trope is played quite literally with the Devil's Fruits, as it's entirely possible to LOSE at the SuperpowerLottery, since most of the time nobody knows what power is bestowed on the users before they eat it, leaving it up to fate as to whether you're CursedWithAwesome or BlessedWithSuck. Blackbeard is a pure example of ''both'', since though he can pretty much neutralise all opposing devil fruit user's abilities and can suck things into pure darkness, he does have one slight problem -- he can't dodge ''anything.'' Since his powers are partly gravity based, he pulls in all attacks, and is unable to avoid them like other logia users. Considering most people in the Grand Line have absurd fighting strength -- devil fruit or not -- this is not at all convenient.

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*** Former Admiral Aokiji is also a clear winner, as his [[AnIcePerson Freeze-Freeze fruit]] grants him the power to freeze even the ocean, which negates the biggest weakness he has. And in this series, world, HarmlessFreezing is very much NOT in effect.
** This trope is played quite literally with the Devil's Devil Fruits, as it's entirely possible to LOSE at the SuperpowerLottery, since most of the time nobody knows what power is bestowed on the users before they eat it, leaving it up to fate as to whether you're CursedWithAwesome or BlessedWithSuck. Blackbeard is a pure example of ''both'', since though he can pretty much neutralise all opposing devil fruit user's abilities and can suck things into pure darkness, he does have one slight problem -- he can't dodge ''anything.'' Since his powers are partly gravity based, he pulls in all attacks, and is unable to avoid them like other logia Logia users. Considering most people in the Grand Line have absurd great fighting strength -- devil fruit Devil Fruit or not -- this is not at all convenient.



** Paramecia fruits are more of a "huge gamble", as that classification means "anything besides [[ElementalPowers Logia]] or [[{{Animorphism}} Zoan]]", and thus range from "useless" to "[[StoryBreakerPower impossibly powerful]]". While most of the stronger ones are Logia, many that are arguably ''the'' strongest are both Paramecia: Whitebeard's ([[spoiler:creates shockwaves which can be strong enough to cause ''earthquake and tidal waves'', which is an even bigger threat than in the real world since the One Piece world is made up almost entirely of islands]]) and Kuma's (paw pads on his hands... which punt anything they touch flying away faster than the eye can see ''hundreds of miles away'', '''including abstract concepts''' like strength and pain).
** The lottery gets better for the Zoan-typer Devil powers. Zoan types were usually used for enhancing ones abilities by transforming ones body into full-animal or half animal, essentially having 3 forms (human, animal or hybrid of both). Those who got lucky got the Carnivorous Models, which were considered more dangerous than models previously shown. Now, if you '''''really''''' hit the lottery, you'll find yourself with [[spoiler:an Extinct/Ancient (such as the cases of X Drake who turns into a ''TyrannosaurusRex'', and Jack the Drought who turns into a [[WarElephants Mammoth]]) or Mythical ([[ThePhoenix Marco]], ''former Fleet Admiral Sengoku''[[note]]He technically turns into a Buddha, but in practice it's more like a [[VideoGame/DwarfFortress bronze colossus]] with PowerPalms [[/note]] )Zoan power]].
** The real lottery winners are those with "Haoushoku Haki", or "King's Ambition"; only one in a million are born with it, and it's powerful enough to knock out scores of {{Elite Mook}}s, such as the Kuja warriors, who are already well-accustomed to the effects of the regular variety. And this was done by somebody who didn't even realize he ''had'' any sort of Haki (or even what Haki ''was''). Currently, only eight characters in the series are confirmed to possess this type of Haki, all of whom are leaders in some way: Luffy, Shanks, Boa Hancock, Silvers Rayleigh, Whitebeard, [[spoiler:Portgas D. Ace, Donquixote Doflamingo, and Chinjao]].

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** Paramecia fruits are more of a "huge gamble", as that classification means "anything besides [[ElementalPowers Logia]] or [[{{Animorphism}} Zoan]]", and thus range from "useless" to "[[StoryBreakerPower impossibly powerful]]". While most of the stronger ones are Logia, many that are arguably ''the'' strongest are both Paramecia: Whitebeard's ([[spoiler:creates shockwaves which can be strong enough to cause ''earthquake ''earthquakes and tidal waves'', which is an even bigger worse threat than in the real world since the One Piece world is made up almost entirely of islands]]) and Kuma's (paw pads on his hands... which punt anything they touch flying away faster than the eye can see ''hundreds of miles away'', '''including abstract concepts''' like strength and pain).
** The lottery gets better for the Zoan-typer Zoan-type Devil powers. Zoan types were usually used for enhancing ones one's abilities by transforming ones one's body into full-animal or half animal, essentially having 3 forms (human, animal or hybrid of both). Those who got lucky got the Carnivorous Models, which were considered more dangerous than models previously shown. Now, if you '''''really''''' hit the lottery, you'll find yourself with [[spoiler:an Extinct/Ancient (such as the cases of X Drake who turns into a ''TyrannosaurusRex'', and Jack the Drought who turns into a [[WarElephants Mammoth]]) or Mythical ([[ThePhoenix Marco]], ''former Fleet Admiral Sengoku''[[note]]He technically turns into a Buddha, but in practice it's more like a [[VideoGame/DwarfFortress bronze colossus]] with PowerPalms [[/note]] )Zoan power]].
** The real lottery winners are those with "Haoushoku Haki", or "King's Ambition"; only one in a million are born with it, and it's powerful enough to knock out scores of {{Elite Mook}}s, such as the Kuja warriors, who are already well-accustomed to the effects of the regular variety. And this was done by somebody who didn't even realize he ''had'' any sort of Haki (or even what Haki ''was''). Currently, only eight characters in the series beings are confirmed to possess this type of Haki, all of whom are leaders in some way: Luffy, Shanks, Boa Hancock, Silvers Rayleigh, Whitebeard, [[spoiler:Portgas D. Ace, Donquixote Doflamingo, and Chinjao]].



*** [[HarmlessVillain Bu]][[StarterVillain ggy]], ironically, is both a winner and a loser of the lottery. He's one of the weakest characters in the series, pretty much a gag villain, with his ability being to split himself into pieces without harm. He's too lazy to truly take care of his power, but as shown when used as a shield by Luffy against [[TheDreaded Dracule Mihawk]], not even the world's best swordsman can injure him with a blade.
*** This trope is later subverted that even the lottery losers can become very strong if they train their Devil Fruit's powers. Luffy himself has a lackluster ability, while still powerful and very useful pales in comparison to other Devil Fruits. He, however, trains his ability effectively allowing him to create stuff like his Gears. Kaku with his Giraffe powers seems to be a loser at first, but he learns quickly and uses his power very effectively by combining it with some SupernaturalMartialArts.

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*** [[HarmlessVillain Bu]][[StarterVillain ggy]], ironically, is both a winner and a loser of the lottery. He's one of the weakest characters in the series, ones, pretty he is much a gag villain, with his ability being to split himself into pieces without harm. He's too lazy to truly take care of his power, but as shown when used as a shield by Luffy against [[TheDreaded Dracule Mihawk]], not even the world's best swordsman can injure him with a blade.
*** This trope is later subverted that even the lottery losers can become very strong if they train their Devil Fruit's powers. Luffy himself has a lackluster ability, while still powerful and very useful pales in comparison to other Devil Fruits. He, however, trains his ability ability, effectively allowing him to create stuff like his Gears. Kaku with his Giraffe powers seems to be a loser at first, but he learns quickly and uses his power very effectively by combining it with some SupernaturalMartialArts.



* ''Anime/TurnAGundam.'' In the anime, it exhibits super-strong energy shields, teleportation, regeneration, and myriad other powers. And all this is ignoring the version from the novelization by ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' creator YoshiyukiTomino, where the Turn A at full power can destroy everything from Earth out to Jupiter, is nigh on invincible, can teleport itself, weapons, and even attacks (such as teleporting a beam into an enemy's cockpit), and can regenerate itself AND its pilot. The novel even remarks that the TV version used perhaps 5% of its full power; this, taken with the stark power contrast between the Turn A and everything except its EvilCounterpart Turn X, pretty much makes it undeniably the most powerful Gundam, and certainly high up the rankings for all HumongousMecha.

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* ''Anime/TurnAGundam.'' In the anime, it exhibits super-strong energy shields, teleportation, regeneration, and myriad other powers. And all this is ignoring the version from the novelization by ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' creator YoshiyukiTomino, where the Turn A at full power can destroy everything from Earth out to Jupiter, is nigh on invincible, can teleport itself, weapons, and even attacks (such as teleporting a beam into an enemy's cockpit), and can regenerate itself AND ''and'' its pilot. The novel even remarks that the TV version used perhaps 5% of its full power; this, taken with the stark power contrast between the Turn A and everything except its EvilCounterpart Turn X, pretty much makes it undeniably the most powerful Gundam, and certainly high up the rankings for all HumongousMecha.



** ''Anime/YuGiOhZEXAL''[='=]s BigBad, Don Thousand, is so laughably powerful, it boggles the mind. For starters. there's the field spell card, Numeron Network, which he can activate straight from his Deck, which lets him activate Trap Cards also straight from his Deck and allows Numeron XYZ Monsters to use their effects without having to detach Xyz units, which is great for Don Thousand, because has the ability to summon them straight to the field without having to worry about composite monsters. His first four monsters had the ability to double each other's attack strength each time they battle. After one round of attacks, they went from 1,000 to 16,000. He then Chaos Xyzed into a monster that banished every other monster on the field, set to return the next turn and deal damage equal to the combined attack of them all (50,000 total). His nominal ace monster has 10,000 attack and can either A: Destroy every monster the opponent controls, then summon every one of them to Don Thousand's side of the field or B: Destroy just one and then summon a Chaos XYZ monster from the opponent's Extra Deck (and he had plenty to choose from since he was dueling Yuma and Nasch.) His actual ace monster has 100,000 attack, can't be destroyed and ''must'' be attacked because hey, if you don't, you ''automatically lose the duel''. The best part? It has the ability to ''negate attacks''.

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** ''Anime/YuGiOhZEXAL''[='=]s BigBad, Don Thousand, is so laughably powerful, it boggles the mind. For starters. there's the field spell card, Field Spell Card, Numeron Network, which he can activate straight from his Deck, which lets him activate Trap Cards also straight from his Deck and allows Numeron XYZ Monsters to use their effects without having to detach Xyz units, which is great for Don Thousand, because has the ability to summon them straight to the field without having to worry about composite monsters. His first four monsters had the ability to double each other's attack strength each time they battle. After one round of attacks, they went from 1,000 to 16,000. He then Chaos Xyzed into a monster that banished every other monster on the field, set to return the next turn and deal damage equal to the combined attack of them all (50,000 total). His nominal ace monster has 10,000 attack and can either A: Destroy every monster the opponent controls, then summon every one of them to Don Thousand's side of the field or B: Destroy just one and then summon a Chaos XYZ monster from the opponent's Extra Deck (and he had plenty to choose from since he was dueling Yuma and Nasch.) His actual ace monster has 100,000 attack, can't be destroyed and ''must'' be attacked because hey, if you don't, you ''automatically lose the duel''. The best part? It has the ability to ''negate attacks''.



** The S-class beings in the later parts of the manga. They are explicitly [[PhysicalGod compared to gods]], and even the absolute weakest of them can destroy the entire Earth if they so wish. Even more ridiculous is the three Demon Kings, that can ''keep legions of S-class demons'' in check.

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** The S-class beings in the later parts of the manga. They are explicitly [[PhysicalGod compared to gods]], and even the absolute weakest of them can destroy the entire Earth if they so wish. Even What's even more ridiculous is are the three Demon Kings, that can ''keep legions of S-class demons'' in check.



** [[spoiler:Asuka]] has the Franchise/WonderWoman pack and is a high-powered FlyingBrick. In the second story's version she has the full Kryptonian combo.

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** [[spoiler:Asuka]] has the Franchise/WonderWoman pack and is a high-powered FlyingBrick. In the second story's version version, she has the full Kryptonian combo.



* The ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' vampires: In addition to super strength, super speed, durability, beauty, and immortality, each one gets a special power based on what kind of latent abilities they had in their previous "human" life. It's pretty clear who's won though. Losers get even more strength, or stubbornness. Winners are mind readers, can see the future, can cause you unbelievable pain at will, control ALL FOUR classical elements, [[spoiler:or in Bella's case, immunity to other powers, which can be shared]]. The only way to kill them? Burn them after tearing them to pieces (to keep them, clearly, from just [[ManOnFire running around while on fire]]).

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* The ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' vampires: In addition to super [[LightningBruiser superhuman strength, super speed, durability, durability]], beauty, and immortality, each one gets a special power based on what kind of latent abilities they had in their previous "human" life. It's pretty clear who's won though. Losers get even more strength, or stubbornness. Winners are mind readers, can see the future, can cause you unbelievable pain at will, control ALL FOUR classical elements, [[spoiler:or in Bella's case, immunity to other powers, which can be shared]]. The only way to kill them? Burn them after tearing them to pieces (to keep them, clearly, from just [[ManOnFire running around while on fire]]).



* Castiel from ''Series/{{Supernatural}}''. Being an [[OurAngelsAreDifferent angel]], his abilities include: super strength, invulnerability, the ability to travel through time, telepathy, telekinesis, dream-walking, teleportation, TouchOfDeath, [[EyeScream a gigantic, winged, eye-searing true form]], and immortality (he can only be killed by another angel's sword, but Castiel ramps this up by having what seems like a {{God}}-sanctioned get-out-of-death-free card). This was all well and good when he was supposed to be last only the first half of Season 4, but his [[EnsembleDarkhorse promotion to regular character]] forced writers to write in that [[DeusExitMachina angel-banishing sigil]] to make an episode fight last the entire hour. He level-up in Season6 and become a [[CelestialParagonsAndArchangels seraph]], and exhibited the ability to literally [[spoiler: change the past (prevented the sinking of the Titanic and thus "created" 50,000 souls - the descendants of the people that were originally killed]], ''twice'' ([[spoiler: then re-sink it after one of the Sisters of Fate convinced him what he did was wrong]]), and managed to imprint the events as dreams in the main characters' minds (he wanted them to remember). By Season 7 and 8, he also shows that he can [[TransferableMemory manipulate memory]] and has limited [[RealityWarper reality warping]] powers.

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* Castiel from ''Series/{{Supernatural}}''. Being an [[OurAngelsAreDifferent angel]], his abilities include: super strength, invulnerability, the ability to travel through time, telepathy, telekinesis, dream-walking, teleportation, TouchOfDeath, [[EyeScream a gigantic, winged, eye-searing true form]], and immortality (he can only be killed by another angel's sword, but Castiel ramps this up by having what seems like a {{God}}-sanctioned get-out-of-death-free card). This was all well and good when he was supposed to be last only the first half of Season 4, but his [[EnsembleDarkhorse promotion to regular character]] forced writers to write in that [[DeusExitMachina angel-banishing sigil]] to make an episode fight last the entire hour. He level-up in Season6 Season 6 and become a [[CelestialParagonsAndArchangels seraph]], and exhibited the ability to literally [[spoiler: change the past (prevented the sinking of the Titanic and thus "created" 50,000 souls - the descendants of the people that were originally killed]], ''twice'' ([[spoiler: then re-sink it after one of the Sisters of Fate convinced him what he did was wrong]]), and managed to imprint the events as dreams in the main characters' minds (he wanted them to remember). By Season 7 and 8, he also shows that he can [[TransferableMemory manipulate memory]] and has limited [[RealityWarper reality warping]] powers.
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