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26th Feb '17 8:37:04 PM TitaniumDragon
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* More recent evidence have suggested that the sensation of time slowing down in times of duress occurs because the natural built in limitations designed to prevent us from killing ourselves are overridden in the interest of long term safety. This is similar to how people under duress can [[UninhibitedMusclePower exhibit extra strength that they always have but can't access since using it all the time would tear the body apart]] -- such as a mother lifting a car enough to get her child free from under it. That said, the reason trained anybodies can take advantage of it isn't because of any conscious thought -- it's actually the training itself that's taking over and their conscious mind is basically along for the ride.
25th Feb '17 4:32:19 PM nombretomado
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* A common power for various enhanced humans in HumongousMecha shows, seeing as how something as complex as a giant humanoid fighting machine would probably be nearly impossible to control without them in RealLife. Notable examples include [[Franchise/{{Gundam}} Newtypes]], [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED Co-ordinators]] and [[TheFiveStarStories Headdliners]].

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* A common power for various enhanced humans in HumongousMecha shows, seeing as how something as complex as a giant humanoid fighting machine would probably be nearly impossible to control without them in RealLife. Notable examples include [[Franchise/{{Gundam}} Newtypes]], [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED Co-ordinators]] and [[TheFiveStarStories [[Manga/TheFiveStarStories Headdliners]].
21st Feb '17 11:33:14 AM Kakai
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* In ''Literature/TheWitchlands'', part of Aeduen's skillset as a [[PowerOfBlood Bloodwitch]] gives him reflexes several times better than that of regular humans.

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* In ''Literature/TheWitchlands'', part of Aeduen's skillset as a [[PowerOfBlood [[ThePowerOfBlood Bloodwitch]] gives him reflexes several times better than that of regular humans.
21st Feb '17 11:30:05 AM Kakai
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* In ''Literature/TheWitchlands'', part of Aeduen's skillset as a [[PowerOfBlood Bloodwitch]] gives him reflexes several times better than that of regular humans.
6th Feb '17 12:05:23 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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Unlike SpiderSense, there is normally no psychic component to this ability -- rather, the character with SuperReflexes acquired the skill through [[CharlesAtlasSuperpower training]], AppliedPhlebotinum, [[{{Transhuman}} technological enhancement]], or just dumb luck. An implied limitation is that a character with Super Reflexes must first ''notice'' the danger before he can (quickly) react to it, so some element of SuperSenses is [[RequiredSecondaryPowers implied]]. Whether or not this is enforced depends on the quality of the work.

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Unlike SpiderSense, there is normally no psychic component to this ability -- rather, the character with SuperReflexes Super Reflexes acquired the skill through [[CharlesAtlasSuperpower training]], AppliedPhlebotinum, [[{{Transhuman}} technological enhancement]], or just dumb luck. An implied limitation is that a character with Super Reflexes must first ''notice'' the danger before he can (quickly) react to it, so some element of SuperSenses is [[RequiredSecondaryPowers implied]]. Whether or not this is enforced depends on the quality of the work.



* Sloth from ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' is a notable subversion of the SuperSpeed / SuperReflexes combination -- super-fast, super-strong, and as nimble as an 18-wheeler.

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* Sloth from ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' is a notable subversion of the SuperSpeed / SuperReflexes Super Reflexes combination -- super-fast, super-strong, and as nimble as an 18-wheeler.



* One of the "Plus" Abnormals in ''Manga/MedakaBox'' has SuperReflexes as his Abnormality, which he calls "Automatic". He discovered that his reflexes were an Abnormality in a truly disturbing way. When he was a child he and his entire family were caught in a car wreck so horrific that ''his entire family was crushed to death''. He, on the other hand, was (physically) completely unharmed thanks to his SuperReflexes. Being covered by bits and pieces of his dead family for hours while waiting for rescue did a number on his psyche though.

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* One of the "Plus" Abnormals in ''Manga/MedakaBox'' has SuperReflexes Super Reflexes as his Abnormality, which he calls "Automatic". He discovered that his reflexes were an Abnormality in a truly disturbing way. When he was a child he and his entire family were caught in a car wreck so horrific that ''his entire family was crushed to death''. He, on the other hand, was (physically) completely unharmed thanks to his SuperReflexes.Super Reflexes. Being covered by bits and pieces of his dead family for hours while waiting for rescue did a number on his psyche though.



* ''Film/TerminatorSalvation'' shows that this is why the moto-terminators are so deadly; their cybernetic brains allow them to predict the movement of obstacles at high speeds [[note]](both the computing and the obstacles, that is)[[/note]], effectively giving themselves SuperReflexes. At one point, one terminator slides under a bouncing tanker truck, rights itself and ''keeps firing at the retreating heroes.''

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* ''Film/TerminatorSalvation'' shows that this is why the moto-terminators are so deadly; their cybernetic brains allow them to predict the movement of obstacles at high speeds [[note]](both the computing and the obstacles, that is)[[/note]], effectively giving themselves SuperReflexes.Super Reflexes. At one point, one terminator slides under a bouncing tanker truck, rights itself and ''keeps firing at the retreating heroes.''



* In ''Literature/{{Mistborn}}'', the metal atium effectively causes this when "burned" for power- technically it grants the wielder the ability to see a few seconds into the future, but in practice this results in almost literally unbeatable SuperReflexes- unless the other person has atium too, in which case the power is cancelled out.

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* In ''Literature/{{Mistborn}}'', the metal atium effectively causes this when "burned" for power- technically it grants the wielder the ability to see a few seconds into the future, but in practice this results in almost literally unbeatable SuperReflexes- Super Reflexes- unless the other person has atium too, in which case the power is cancelled out.



* In ''Literature/InterviewingLeather'', the title supervillainess is noted as having SuperReflexes.
* In the ''Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'', everyone who has SuperSpeed also has SuperReflexes.

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* In ''Literature/InterviewingLeather'', the title supervillainess is noted as having SuperReflexes.
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* In the ''Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'', everyone who has SuperSpeed also has SuperReflexes.Super Reflexes.
6th Feb '17 5:05:10 AM GrammarNavi
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-->'''[[spoiler: Sonny:]]''' By the time you have fired, I will have moved [[spoiler:Dr Calvin]]'s head into the path of your bullet.

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-->'''[[spoiler: Sonny:]]''' By the time you have fired, I will have moved [[spoiler:Dr [[spoiler:Dr. Calvin]]'s head into the path of your bullet.



* ''Remo Williams'' learns to dodge bullets.

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* ''Remo Williams'' [[Film/RemoWilliamsTheAdventureBegins Remo Williams]] learns to dodge bullets.



* The ''Literature/PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians'' books explain that the demigods enhanced "Battle Reflexes" are the reason so many of them end up diagnosed with ADHD. (This an a similar explanation of dyslexia being the result of having a brain hardwired for ancient Greek were written in for the benefit of the authors son, who has both ADHD and dyslexia.)

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* The ''Literature/PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians'' books explain that the demigods demigods' enhanced "Battle Reflexes" are the reason so many of them end up diagnosed with ADHD. (This an This and a similar explanation of dyslexia being the result of having a brain hardwired for ancient Greek were written in for the benefit of the authors author's son, who has both ADHD and dyslexia.)



* In ''Literature/AncillaryJustice '', ancillaries have this along with enhanced strength and speed, which together with their DeflectorShields and massive fleets allowed the Radchaai to [[CurbStompBattle easlily conquer]] anyone they came across until they met the [[StarfishAliens Presger]].

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* In ''Literature/AncillaryJustice '', ''Literature/AncillaryJustice'', ancillaries have this along with enhanced strength and speed, which together with their DeflectorShields and massive fleets allowed the Radchaai to [[CurbStompBattle easlily easily conquer]] anyone they came across until they met the [[StarfishAliens Presger]].



* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' has enhanced reflexes as part of the slayer package (this includes catching arrows mid-fight and setting off bear traps without getting caught in it). Naturally, the vampires and some of the demons on it and ''Series/{{Angel}}'' do as well.

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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' has enhanced reflexes as part of the slayer package (this includes catching arrows mid-fight and setting off bear traps without getting caught in it). Naturally, the vampires and vampires, some of the demons on it demons, and ''Series/{{Angel}}'' do Series/{{Angel}} have these reflexes as well.



* The Pointman (player protagonist) in ''VideoGame/FirstEncounterAssaultRecon'' has this ability coupled with SuperSpeed, depicted as BulletTime. Later on Michael Beckett, Foxtrot-813, the unnamed FEAR Sergeant, and the Nightcrawler Elites have this ability, and in the third game Paxton Fettel is able to take advantage of the Point Man's powers whenever he activates them due to their psychic connection.

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* [[PlayerCharacter The Pointman (player protagonist) Pointman]] in ''VideoGame/FirstEncounterAssaultRecon'' has this ability coupled with SuperSpeed, depicted as BulletTime. Later on Michael Beckett, Foxtrot-813, the unnamed FEAR Sergeant, and the Nightcrawler Elites have this ability, and in the third game Paxton Fettel is able to take advantage of the Point Man's powers whenever he activates them due to their psychic connection.



* D.Va from ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'' was chosen as a MiniMecha pilot thanks to these, as a person with slower reflexes wouldn't be able to fully use all of its capabilities. In-game, they appear in her ''Defense Matrix'' ability, where she turns on a pair of lasers mounted on her mecha and manually shots down all incoming projectiles - depending on team she's fighting against, this can mean hundreds of perfectly accurate shots per second. And how did she gained this kind of reaction time? [[IKnowMortalKombat By playing]] ''Franchise/StarCraft''.

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* D.Va from ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'' was chosen as a MiniMecha pilot thanks to these, as a person with slower reflexes wouldn't be able to fully use all of its capabilities. In-game, they appear in her ''Defense Matrix'' ability, where she turns on a pair of lasers mounted on her mecha and manually shots down all incoming projectiles - depending on team she's fighting against, this can mean hundreds of perfectly accurate shots per second. And how How did she gained gain this kind of reaction time? [[IKnowMortalKombat By playing]] ''Franchise/StarCraft''.



* Berserkers and Hunters in ''Webcomic/TheZombieHunters'' are faster and more agile than humans, despite being, y'known, [[ZombieGait zombies]].

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* Berserkers and Hunters in ''Webcomic/TheZombieHunters'' are faster and more agile than humans, despite being, y'known, [[ZombieGait zombies]].y'know, ''[[ZombieGait zombies]]''.
6th Feb '17 4:57:33 AM GrammarNavi
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* In ''Manga/DragonBall'' this often goes hand-and-hand with SuperSpeed. Master Roshi once caught machine gun bullets with his bare-hands and Goku himself caught a bullet out of the air on reflex, ''without even realizing it''. Having good reflexes also allows them to keep up with opponents who may have more raw speed. Although, like the ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' example, if the speed different of an opponent is high enough, none of the characters can move fast enough to avoid danger.

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* In ''Manga/DragonBall'' this often goes hand-and-hand with SuperSpeed. Master Roshi once caught machine gun bullets with his bare-hands and Goku himself caught a bullet out of the air on reflex, ''without even realizing it''. Having good reflexes also allows them to keep up with opponents who may have more raw speed. Although, like the ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' example, if the speed different difference of an opponent is high enough, none of the characters can move fast enough to avoid danger.



* In ''Manga/TheHatingGame'', Asumi's archery training has given her amazingly fast reflexes. At one point, as an errant baseball is heading toward her and Ryouji, she jumps up and kicks the ball away from them. Later in the same chapter, she pushes Ryouji's arm hard enough for him to punch out a bully...while said bully was in the middle of throwing a punch at Ryouji.

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* In ''Manga/TheHatingGame'', ''Manga/TheHatingGirl'', Asumi's archery training has given her amazingly fast reflexes. At one point, as an errant baseball is heading toward her and Ryouji, she jumps up and kicks the ball away from them. Later in the same chapter, she pushes Ryouji's arm hard enough for him to punch out a bully...while said bully was in the middle of throwing a punch at Ryouji.



* Comicbook/TheFlash almost goes without saying, dodging bullets or "anything" for that matter, is second nature to Barry. Even avoiding nuclear explosions doesn't put Flash out of breath or Superman [[FrickingLaserBeams Heat Vison]]. It takes either other [[SuperSpeed speeders]] to rival him or some kind anti super speed weapon from the BigBad.
** Massive subversion in ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueTheFlashpointParadox'' when Reverse Flash is [[EvilGloating mocking]] Flash for [[BadFuture screwing up the universe]] due to messing up time with his speed, Reserve Flash states his own speed will stop Flash from fixing time and then [[BoomHeadshot suddenly he gets his brains blown out]] from behind by Batman's dad Thomas Wayne... Guess that evil speed wasn't worth much in the end.

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* Comicbook/TheFlash almost goes without saying, dodging bullets or "anything" (or ''anything'' for that matter, matter) is second nature to Barry. Even avoiding nuclear explosions or Superman's [[EyeBeams Heat Vision]] doesn't put the Flash out of breath or Superman [[FrickingLaserBeams Heat Vison]].breath. It takes either other [[SuperSpeed speeders]] to rival him or some kind anti super speed weapon from the BigBad.
** Massive subversion in ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueTheFlashpointParadox'' when Reverse Flash is [[EvilGloating mocking]] Flash for [[BadFuture screwing up the universe]] due to messing up time with his speed, Reserve Reverse Flash states his own speed will stop Flash from fixing time and then [[BoomHeadshot suddenly he gets his brains blown out]] from behind by Batman's dad Thomas Wayne... Guess that evil speed wasn't worth much in the end.



* Franchise/{{Batman}} has reflexes fast enough to almost qualify as a CharlesAtlasSuperpower version of this, even [[EvilOverlord Darksied's]] super deadly fast inescapable [[HomingLasers Omega beams]] Batman successfully dodged. Causing Darksied to question if Batman was human or not, this feat has come many fans to question if Batman [[http://pre05.deviantart.net/ce74/th/pre/f/2013/352/f/f/because_batman__duuh__by_nebezial-d6ydrqi.jpg was too skilled]].

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* Franchise/{{Batman}} has reflexes fast enough to almost qualify as a CharlesAtlasSuperpower version of this, this. He even successfully dodged [[EvilOverlord Darksied's]] Darkseid's]] super deadly fast inescapable [[HomingLasers Omega beams]] Batman successfully dodged. Causing Darksied beams]], causing Darkseid to question if Batman was human or not, this really a human. This feat has come caused many fans to question if Batman [[http://pre05.deviantart.net/ce74/th/pre/f/2013/352/f/f/because_batman__duuh__by_nebezial-d6ydrqi.jpg was is a bit too skilled]].



* ComicBook/CaptainAmerica doesn't dodge bullets, he blocks them with his mighty shield. Yet somehow, even when surrounded on all sides by gun-wielding {{Mooks}}, the shield always seems to be in the right place. This even applies when he is mind-controlled chemically, an early story set in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII had him under the influence of such a chemical by the Red Skull, but when he is taken before UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler and the Fuehrer takes a swing at him, Cap reflexively blocks it with his shield, a body function that the Red Skull can't suppress.
* ComicBook/{{IronMan}} while usually Tony Stark just lets bullet bounce off his armored body, when things get serious or (magic is involved) Tony buffs up the senses in his suits to react quick to superhuman blows.

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* ComicBook/CaptainAmerica doesn't dodge bullets, he blocks them with his mighty shield. Yet somehow, even when surrounded on all sides by gun-wielding {{Mooks}}, the shield always seems to be in the right place. This even applies when he is mind-controlled chemically, chemically; an early story set in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII had him under the influence of such a chemical by the Red Skull, but when he is taken before UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler and the Fuehrer takes a swing at him, Cap reflexively blocks it with his shield, a body function that the Red Skull can't suppress.
* ComicBook/{{IronMan}} while While usually Tony Stark ComicBook/IronMan just lets bullet bullets bounce off his armored body, when things get serious or (magic magic is involved) involved, Tony buffs up the senses in his suits to react quick quickly to superhuman blows.



* Comicbook/{{Daredevil}}. Possibly due to his exposure to the radioactive waste that caused his blindness, Matt's reflexes is enhanced to the degree where he is quick enough to catch catches a sai thrown by Bullseye, easily dodge gunfire, dodges point-blank gunfire when his back was turned, easily and repeatedly deflect point blank gun shots.

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* Comicbook/{{Daredevil}}. Possibly due to his exposure to the radioactive waste that caused his blindness, Matt's ComicBook/{{Daredevil}}'s reflexes is are enhanced to the degree where that he is quick enough to catch catches a sai thrown by Bullseye, Bullseye and can easily dodge and deflect gunfire, dodges even at point-blank gunfire when his back was turned, easily and repeatedly deflect point blank gun shots.range.



* ComicBook/SpiderMan's Super Reflexes are linked to his SpiderSense. So basically if he sense something he instinctively and immediately takes action to avoid danger and is the reason why he can make quips and jokes while dodging bullets, since his SpiderSense is doing everything for him, even helping him fight off the entire Franchise/X-Men team . Unfortunately, this is very much DependingOnTheWriter, as most have just written it off as some alarm system that can detect danger. One of the limitations of his reflexes/SpiderSense combo is that if Peter isn't actively paying attention he can "miss" the cues he needs to use his reflexes in time, or if he's focusing on something else his reflexes won't kick in fast enough. Unfortunately, since he tends to not fight very seriously, this tends happens to him a lot.\\\
Problem isn't just that he miss cues. His reflexes kick in whether he wants it or not. Once when he was intoxicated by drugs by Mysterio, his reflexes save his life when he falls off a cliff while nearly unconscious. Rather one major problem with this is that by itself it only avoids the danger ''just'' enough not to get killed, and while he will instinctively avoid the most lethal injury, the SpiderSense/Reflex combo is less effective against relatively non-lethal threats. Which is why he keeps getting blindsided by relatively smaller threats (one infamous case being caught off guard by ''his own aunt'' of all people) such as a shot to the leg. Yet he is able to sense the Phoenix Force from across the city.
* ''ComicBook/SpiderMan2099'': Miguel O'Hara, has enhanced perceptions that happen to tune in more quickly to what's pertinent, although "what's pertinent" could be anything from an immediate danger or a more general plot point. Unlike SpiderSense, it's limited by what his attention is focused on, and he could still be caught flat-footed.
* [[ComicBook/TheMightyThor Thor]] has blocked plenty of bullets and energy attacks over the years (not that he needs to half the time), even those fired at point blank range. In ''Journey into Mystery #100'', Thor deflected two bullets fired simultaneously with one swing of Mjollnir.
* ComicBook/BlackPanther is best known for his reflexes. Dodging bullets, lasers, and even Captain America's shield. Even Daredeivl and Spidey say Black Panther's speed is off the charts.

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* ComicBook/SpiderMan's Super Reflexes are linked to his SpiderSense. So basically if he sense something he SpiderSense, allowing him to instinctively and immediately takes take action to avoid danger and upon sensing danger, even while barely concious. This is the reason why he can make quips and jokes while dodging bullets, since as his SpiderSense Spider-Sense is doing everything all the work for him, even helping him fight off the entire Franchise/X-Men team . Unfortunately, this is very much DependingOnTheWriter, as most have just written it off as some alarm system that can detect danger. One of the limitations of his reflexes/SpiderSense him. His reflexes/Spider-Sense combo is that if Peter isn't actively paying attention infallible, however; if he is too focused on something else, he can "miss" miss the cues he needs to use his reflexes in time, or if he's focusing on something else his reflexes won't kick in fast enough. time. Unfortunately, since he tends to not fight take his fights very seriously, this tends happens to him a lot.\\\
Problem isn't just that he miss cues.
lot. His reflexes kick in whether he wants it or not. Once when he was intoxicated by drugs by Mysterio, his reflexes save his life when he falls off a cliff while nearly unconscious. Rather one major problem senses also have trouble with this is that by itself it only avoids the danger ''just'' enough not to get killed, and while he will instinctively avoid the most lethal injury, the SpiderSense/Reflex combo is less effective against relatively non-lethal threats. Which is why he keeps getting blindsided by relatively smaller threats (one infamous case being caught off guard by ''his own aunt'' of all people) such as a shot to the leg. Yet leg, or people who he is able to sense the Phoenix Force from across the city.
does not consider a threat at all like his Aunt May.
* ''ComicBook/SpiderMan2099'': Miguel O'Hara, O'Hara has enhanced perceptions that happen to tune in more quickly to what's pertinent, although "what's pertinent" could be anything from an immediate danger or a more general plot point. Unlike SpiderSense, it's limited by what his attention is focused on, and he could still be caught flat-footed.
* [[ComicBook/TheMightyThor Thor]] has blocked plenty of bullets and energy attacks over the years (not that he needs to half the time), even those fired at point blank range. In ''Journey into Mystery #100'', Thor deflected two bullets fired simultaneously with one swing of Mjollnir.
Mjolnir.
* ComicBook/BlackPanther is best well known for his reflexes. Dodging reflexes, dodging bullets, lasers, and even Captain America's shield. Even Daredeivl Daredevil and Spidey Spider-Man say Black Panther's that his speed is off the charts.



* {{Superman}} can do this, he just tends to prefer to take the attack because it's the safest place for the attack to connect most of the time. But it's sometimes shown that even when he lets the bullets bounce off his chest to intimidate the crooks, he's quickly catching the ricochets to prevent casualties and collateral damage, the classic "faster than speeding bullet" always applies to Superman... Except when [[KryptoniteFactor Kyrtonite]] is [[https://lowbrowcomics.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/img_0215.jpg involved]].
* Wesley Gibson from ''ComicBo]]ok/{{Wanted}}'' once swatted a bullet out of the air with a knife. He himself couldn't believe that actually worked.
* Both Comicbook/{{Wolverine}} and Comicbook/X23 display enhanced reflexes as part of their HealingFactor. In the case of the latter, Laura has been depicted ParryingBullets fired at her head at ''point-blank range''.

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* {{Superman}} ComicBook/{{Superman}} can do this, he just tends to prefer to take the attack taking attacks because it's the safest place safer for the attack to connect hit him rather than someone else most of the time. But it's It's sometimes shown that even when he lets the bullets bounce off his chest to intimidate the crooks, he's quickly catching the ricochets to prevent casualties and collateral damage, the classic "faster than speeding bullet" always applies damage. However, this can come back to Superman... Except when bite him whenever [[KryptoniteFactor Kyrtonite]] Kryptonite]] is [[https://lowbrowcomics.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/img_0215.jpg involved]].
* Wesley Gibson from ''ComicBo]]ok/{{Wanted}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Wanted}}'' once swatted a bullet out of the air with a knife. He himself couldn't believe that actually worked.
* Both Comicbook/{{Wolverine}} and Comicbook/X23 ComicBook/{{X-23}} display enhanced reflexes as part of their HealingFactor. In the case of the latter, Laura has been depicted ParryingBullets fired at her head at ''point-blank range''.
30th Dec '16 5:11:38 PM nombretomado
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* The Superspeed movement set in DCUniverseOnline gets this as a skill.

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* The Superspeed movement set in DCUniverseOnline ''VideoGame/DCUniverseOnline'' gets this as a skill.
2nd Dec '16 10:06:37 AM Prometheus117
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* Kirito is known for this in ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline.'' In fact, the SAO system considered Kirito to have the fastest natural reflexes of every player there; prompting Kirito earning the "Dual Swords" skill and making him the only SAO player capable of DualWielding. Even after the finally getting out of that game, his reflexes serve him well in ''Alfheim Online'' and ''Gun Gale Online''. Using his incredible reflexes, Kirito can dual wield ''without'' an in-game skill in ALO and [[ImplausibleFencingPowers deflect bullets]] in GGO.

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* Skilled players in ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline'' eventually earn them through training, which makes sense as they're in VirtualReality and grinding for exp. and [[TheMostDangerousVideoGame staying alive]] makes it practically a prerequisite.
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Kirito is known for this in ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline.'' the most well-known example. In fact, the SAO system considered Kirito to have the fastest natural reflexes of every player there; prompting Kirito earning the "Dual Swords" skill and making him the only SAO player capable of DualWielding. Even after the finally getting out of that game, his reflexes serve him well in ''Alfheim Online'' and ''Gun Gale Online''. Using his incredible reflexes, Kirito can dual wield ''without'' an in-game skill in ALO and [[ImplausibleFencingPowers deflect bullets]] in GGO.GGO.
** [[WorldsBestWarrior Yuuki Konno]] has even better reflexes [[spoiler:due to spending even more time in VR than the SAO survivors]]. Kirito himself outright admits that she would have received the "Dual Swords" skill if she had ended up in SAO, [[spoiler:and in the AlternateContinuity, she ''can'']].
26th Nov '16 3:09:35 PM nombretomado
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* In superhero [=RPGs=] a character has this if they have a high enough Dexterity/Agility ability score, like Martial Artists in ''{{Champions}}''.

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* In superhero [=RPGs=] a character has this if they have a high enough Dexterity/Agility ability score, like Martial Artists in ''{{Champions}}''.''TabletopGame/{{Champions}}''.
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