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31st Jul '16 9:13:57 AM nighttrainfm
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* ''Film/TheAvengers2012'' have two: Black Widow and Hawkeye. Mostly Black Widow, as Hawkeye at least has ImprobableAimingSkills and [[TrickArrow Trick Arrows]]. Though, Black Widow ''does'' have minor super soldier abilities in the main Marvel Universe and the Ultimate Universe version, which the film draws on, is explicitly super powered, and Natasha ''does'' do some pretty impossible stunts and can stay on track with Captain America, so she may have some unmentioned skills.
** On the other hand, Hawkeye is a soldier, Black Widow is a spy and assassin. She's still extremely capable, but her skillset is aimed less towards straight-up combat and more towards infiltration. Which makes her even more awesome.

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* ''Film/TheAvengers2012'' have two: Black Widow and Hawkeye. Mostly Black Widow, as Hawkeye at least has ImprobableAimingSkills and Hawkeye, both highly-trained [=SHIELD=] agents armed with various gadgets (Hawkeye's [[TrickArrow Trick Arrows]]. Though, Black Widow ''does'' have minor super soldier abilities in the main Marvel Universe trick arrows]], Widow's stunners and the Ultimate Universe version, which the film draws on, is explicitly super powered, and Natasha ''does'' do some pretty impossible stunts and can stay on track with Captain America, so she may have some unmentioned skills.
** On the other hand, Hawkeye is a soldier, Black Widow is a spy and assassin. She's still extremely capable, but her skillset is aimed less towards straight-up combat and more towards infiltration. Which makes her even more awesome.
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31st Jul '16 9:11:05 AM nighttrainfm
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* ''Franchise/{{Justice League|of America}}'' includes several members without powers. This includes Franchise/{{Batman}}, ComicBook/GreenArrow, and ComicBook/BlueBeetle.

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* ''Franchise/{{Justice League|of America}}'' includes several members without powers. This includes America}}'':
** There have been several, including
Franchise/{{Batman}}, ComicBook/GreenArrow, and ComicBook/BlueBeetle.ComicBook/BlueBeetle (Ted Kord, not Jaime Reyes).
10th Jul '16 9:27:47 AM makarovak47
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* ''Series/{{Arrow}}'': In Season 4 Laurel becomes the Team Wannabe version of this trope when she tries to join Team Arrow. As a civilian lawyer and occasional damsel she lacks the vigilante skills of Oliver (master archer and spent five years surviving hell on earth), Diggle (special forces veteran), Felicity (world class hacker) and Roy (street kid who is skilled in parkour and trained under Oliver). In-universe, despite wishing she'd leave them alone, the team let her stick around because she's Oliver's ex-girlfriend and [[spoiler: she's a mess after the death of her sister, who was a former member of the team.]]
9th Jul '16 8:30:26 PM Gamermaster
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* Downplayed in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'' since EveryoneIsASuper. Teana has, at best, slightly above average magical potential and is on a team consisting of people with unique abilities and some of the most powerful mages in the multiverse. This does not help her already fragile self confidence. [[TheSmartGuy She]] [[TheAce gets]] [[TookALevelInBadass better]].

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* Downplayed in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'' since EveryoneIsASuper. Teana has, at best, slightly above average magical potential and is on a team consisting of people with unique abilities and some of the most powerful mages in the multiverse. [[PlayedForDrama This does not help her already fragile self confidence.confidence]]. [[TheSmartGuy She]] [[TheAce gets]] [[TookALevelInBadass better]].
9th Jul '16 9:38:26 AM nombretomado
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* In the second season of ''MightyMorphinPowerRangers,'' each of the Thunderzords has a special ability. The Dragon could transform and fight totally alone, the Unicorn could throw boulders, the Griffin could throw thunderbolts, and the Firebird could create whirlwinds. The Lion couldn't do anything other than combine with the rest of the bunch. In ''Dairanger,'' the Lion could create illusions, but since they didn't use the mythology aspect of the series, it was left as nothing but moving armor.
* The MC Bat Commander from ''TheAquabatsSuperShow''.
* Stiles in ''Series/TeenWolf'' is a normal - albeit bright - human civilian among all manner of supernatural creatures including werewolves (Scott, Derek and Isaac), a kitsune (Kira), werecoyote (Malia) and banshee (Lydia). Even Allison, the only other human in the pack, is a werewolf hunter, and therefore just as combat capable as any other creatures so Stiles it's a case of TheTeamNormal rather than TokenHuman. He does however, more than proves his worth as the smart guy of the gang. (It also helps that as [[{{UndyingLoyalty}} Scott's best friend]] he was technically the first member of the Mccall pack anyway.)
* ''{{Arrow}}'': In Season 4 Laurel becomes the Team Wannabe version of this trope when she tries to join Team Arrow. As a civilian lawyer and occasional damsel she lacks the vigilante skills of Oliver (master archer and spent five years surviving hell on earth), Diggle (special forces veteran), Felicity (world class hacker) and Roy (street kid who is skilled in parkour and trained under Oliver). In-universe, despite wishing she'd leave them alone, the team let her stick around because she's Oliver's ex-girlfriend and [[spoiler: she's a mess after the death of her sister, who was a former member of the team.]]

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* In the second season of ''MightyMorphinPowerRangers,'' ''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers,'' each of the Thunderzords has a special ability. The Dragon could transform and fight totally alone, the Unicorn could throw boulders, the Griffin could throw thunderbolts, and the Firebird could create whirlwinds. The Lion couldn't do anything other than combine with the rest of the bunch. In ''Dairanger,'' the Lion could create illusions, but since they didn't use the mythology aspect of the series, it was left as nothing but moving armor.
* The MC Bat Commander from ''TheAquabatsSuperShow''.
''Series/TheAquabatsSuperShow''.
* Stiles in ''Series/TeenWolf'' is a normal - albeit bright - human civilian among all manner of supernatural creatures including werewolves (Scott, Derek and Isaac), a kitsune (Kira), werecoyote (Malia) and banshee (Lydia). Even Allison, the only other human in the pack, is a werewolf hunter, and therefore just as combat capable as any other creatures so Stiles it's a case of TheTeamNormal rather than TokenHuman. He does however, more than proves his worth as the smart guy of the gang. (It also helps that as [[{{UndyingLoyalty}} [[UndyingLoyalty Scott's best friend]] he was technically the first member of the Mccall pack anyway.)
* ''{{Arrow}}'': ''Series/{{Arrow}}'': In Season 4 Laurel becomes the Team Wannabe version of this trope when she tries to join Team Arrow. As a civilian lawyer and occasional damsel she lacks the vigilante skills of Oliver (master archer and spent five years surviving hell on earth), Diggle (special forces veteran), Felicity (world class hacker) and Roy (street kid who is skilled in parkour and trained under Oliver). In-universe, despite wishing she'd leave them alone, the team let her stick around because she's Oliver's ex-girlfriend and [[spoiler: she's a mess after the death of her sister, who was a former member of the team.]]
8th Jul '16 5:54:33 AM hiphiphu
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* ''{{Arrow}}'': In Season 4 Laurel becomes the Team Wannabe version of this trope when she tries to join Team Arrow. As a civilian lawyer and occasional damsel she lacks the vigilante skills of Oliver (master archer and spent five years surviving hell on earth), Diggle (special forces veteran), Felicity (world class hacker) and Roy (street kid who is skilled in parkour and trained under Oliver). In-universe the team let her stick around because she's Oliver's ex-girlfriend and [[spoiler: she's trying to replace her dead sister Sara who was a martial arts expert.]]

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* ''{{Arrow}}'': In Season 4 Laurel becomes the Team Wannabe version of this trope when she tries to join Team Arrow. As a civilian lawyer and occasional damsel she lacks the vigilante skills of Oliver (master archer and spent five years surviving hell on earth), Diggle (special forces veteran), Felicity (world class hacker) and Roy (street kid who is skilled in parkour and trained under Oliver). In-universe In-universe, despite wishing she'd leave them alone, the team let her stick around because she's Oliver's ex-girlfriend and [[spoiler: she's trying to replace a mess after the death of her dead sister Sara sister, who was a martial arts expert.former member of the team.]]
23rd May '16 7:09:06 AM PaulA
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* ''Literature/TheKingBeyondTheGate'' features a band of psychic {{Warrior Monk}}s called The Thirty. Decado, despite having no psychic abilites whatsoever, becomes (against his will) the Voice of The Thirty [[TheChosenOne because all the usual signs indicate that he should]]. He does an excellent job despite this setback, in one scene winning a duel with a psychic opponent (capable of reading his mind to predict attacks) [[BadAss because he was simply so quick that it didn't matter]]. And then [[TookALevelInBadass he actually does gain]] [[EmpoweredBadassNormal psychic abilities towards the end of the book]].
14th May '16 9:15:02 PM nombretomado
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* [[Videogame/EarthBound Jeff]] has no psychic powers, but has a genius's IQ and [[{{Macgyver}} MacGyvering]] skills to compensate. Also, he's the only one who can wield fireworks as weapons.

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* [[Videogame/EarthBound Jeff]] has no psychic powers, but has a genius's IQ and [[{{Macgyver}} MacGyvering]] MacGyvering skills to compensate. Also, he's the only one who can wield fireworks as weapons.
18th Apr '16 4:20:37 AM hiphiphu
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* Stiles in ''Series/TeenWolf'' is a normal albeit bright, human civilian amonst werewolves (Scott, Derek and Isaac), a kitsune (Kira), werecoyote (Malia) and banshee (Lydia). Even Allison, the only other human in the pack, is a werewolf hunter, and therefore just as combat capable as any other creatures so Stiles isn't even a TokenHuman.
* {{Arrow}}: In Season 4 Laurel becomes the Team Wannabe version of this trope, as she tries to join Team Arrow but as a civilian lawyer and occasional damsel she lacks the vigilante skills of Oliver (master archer and spent five years surviving hell on earth), Diggle (special forces veteran), Felicity (world class hacker) and Roy (street kid and trained under Oliver).

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* Stiles in ''Series/TeenWolf'' is a normal - albeit bright, bright - human civilian amonst among all manner of supernatural creatures including werewolves (Scott, Derek and Isaac), a kitsune (Kira), werecoyote (Malia) and banshee (Lydia). Even Allison, the only other human in the pack, is a werewolf hunter, and therefore just as combat capable as any other creatures so Stiles isn't even it's a TokenHuman.
case of TheTeamNormal rather than TokenHuman. He does however, more than proves his worth as the smart guy of the gang. (It also helps that as [[{{UndyingLoyalty}} Scott's best friend]] he was technically the first member of the Mccall pack anyway.)
* {{Arrow}}: ''{{Arrow}}'': In Season 4 Laurel becomes the Team Wannabe version of this trope, as trope when she tries to join Team Arrow but as Arrow. As a civilian lawyer and occasional damsel she lacks the vigilante skills of Oliver (master archer and spent five years surviving hell on earth), Diggle (special forces veteran), Felicity (world class hacker) and Roy (street kid who is skilled in parkour and trained under Oliver). In-universe the team let her stick around because she's Oliver's ex-girlfriend and [[spoiler: she's trying to replace her dead sister Sara who was a martial arts expert.]]
18th Apr '16 4:12:09 AM hiphiphu
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* Stiles in ''Series/TeenWolf''. Not just because he's the TokenHuman either - Allison is a werewolf hunter, and therefore just as combat capable as any other creatures in Scott's pack, and Lydia [[spoiler: isn't even a human in the first place - she's a banshee]].

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* Stiles in ''Series/TeenWolf''. Not just because he's ''Series/TeenWolf'' is a normal albeit bright, human civilian amonst werewolves (Scott, Derek and Isaac), a kitsune (Kira), werecoyote (Malia) and banshee (Lydia). Even Allison, the TokenHuman either - Allison only other human in the pack, is a werewolf hunter, and therefore just as combat capable as any other creatures in Scott's pack, and Lydia [[spoiler: so Stiles isn't even a human in TokenHuman.
* {{Arrow}}: In Season 4 Laurel becomes
the first place - she's Team Wannabe version of this trope, as she tries to join Team Arrow but as a banshee]].civilian lawyer and occasional damsel she lacks the vigilante skills of Oliver (master archer and spent five years surviving hell on earth), Diggle (special forces veteran), Felicity (world class hacker) and Roy (street kid and trained under Oliver).
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