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6th Jul '17 10:11:57 PM Omnigeek6
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* In ''WesternAnimation/LiloAndStitchTheSeries'', Stitch does this at one point... in a swimming pool. He can't get away with this in the ocean due to his need to breathe.
27th Jun '17 11:26:14 AM Tacitus
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* Salvatore Doni does this after his first fight with Godou in the novels for {{LightNovel/Campione}}. His [[MadeOfIron Man of Steel]] Authority renders him practically invulnerable but also causes his weight and density to increase in proportion to the damage it is defending against. When fighting out on a lake Godou manages to hit Doni with [[ThePowerOfTheSun the White Stallion]]. Cue Doni sinking straight to the bottom. He is unharmed but considers Godou the victor since it took Doni until the next morning to get to the shore, taking him out of the fight.

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* Salvatore Doni does this after his first fight with Godou in the novels for {{LightNovel/Campione}}.''{{LightNovel/Campione}}''. His [[MadeOfIron Man of Steel]] Authority renders him practically invulnerable but also causes his weight and density to increase in proportion to the damage it is defending against. When fighting out on a lake Godou manages to hit Doni with [[ThePowerOfTheSun the White Stallion]]. Cue Doni sinking straight to the bottom. He is unharmed but considers Godou the victor since it took Doni until the next morning to get to the shore, taking him out of the fight.



* In ''Comicbook/{{X-Men}}'', this is Juggernaut's default way of crossing water. One of the most famous examples of this was after his first battle with SpiderMan in which he was buried in concrete so he simply tunneled his way into the Hudson River and walked out to sea.

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* In ''Comicbook/{{X-Men}}'', this is Juggernaut's default way of crossing water. One of the most famous examples of this was after his first battle with SpiderMan in Franchise/SpiderMan, which he was left the Juggernaut buried in concrete so - he simply tunneled his way into the Hudson River and walked out to sea.



* In ''[[ComicBook/TheDeathOfSuperman The Return of Superman]]'', a powerless {{Superman}} traveled from the Antarctic by riding inside a giant kryptonian battle-robot, who walked along the sea bottom.

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* In ''[[ComicBook/TheDeathOfSuperman The Return of Superman]]'', a powerless {{Superman}} Franchise/{{Superman}} traveled from the Antarctic by riding inside a giant kryptonian Kryptonian battle-robot, who walked along the sea bottom.



* Early in ''Film/{{Highlander}}'', Connor is thrown into a lake by Ramirez. He (Connor) can't swim, but can't die, either, so this happens-though the series proceeded to change the rules and make this impossible later on.

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* Early in ''Film/{{Highlander}}'', Connor is thrown into a lake by Ramirez. He (Connor) Connor can't swim, but can't die, either, so this happens-though happens - though the series proceeded to change the rules and make this impossible later on.



* All the Jaegers in ''Film/PacificRim'', on account of being way too heavy to swim even with humanoid design. [[spoiler:In the final battle, they walk on the ocean floor to get to the Breach.]]

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* All the Jaegers in ''Film/PacificRim'', on account of being way too heavy to swim even with a humanoid design. [[spoiler:In the final battle, they walk on the ocean floor to get to the Breach.]]



** Also a tactic of constructs, especially inevitables, who don't tire, don't breathe, and suffer few ill effects from water. (Maybe not iron golems, though.)

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** Also a tactic of constructs, especially inevitables, who don't tire, don't breathe, and suffer few ill effects from water. (Maybe Maybe not iron golems, though.)



** Extends to VideoGame/MarioAndSonicAtTheOlympicGames in the swimming events: Other Sonic characters can swim but Sonic has to wear a life jacket and looks like he's trying to run through the water.

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** Extends to VideoGame/MarioAndSonicAtTheOlympicGames ''VideoGame/MarioAndSonicAtTheOlympicGames'' in the swimming events: Other Sonic characters can swim but Sonic has to wear a life jacket and looks like he's trying to run through the water.



* Subject Delta in ''VideoGame/BioShock2'' is permanently fused to his armored Big Daddy diving suit and therefore can walk on the sea floor indefinitely, but is far too heavy to swim. See also: every other Big Daddy, on all counts.

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* Subject Delta in ''VideoGame/BioShock2'' ''VideoGame/BioShock2'', like the other Big Daddy units in the series, is permanently fused to into his armored Big Daddy diving suit suit, and therefore can walk on is thus too heavy to swim but perfectly capable of tromping around the sea floor indefinitely, but is far too heavy indefinitely. You get to swim. See also: every other Big Daddy, on all counts.do this at several points throughout the game as {{Breather Level}}s between shootouts.



* An entire ''army'' pulled this off in one of the [[Literature/TheElderScrollsInUniverseBooks 2920: The Last Year of the First Era]]. A group of mages helped them breathe underwater and bypass Dunmer defenses to sack a city.

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* An entire ''army'' pulled this off in one of the [[Literature/TheElderScrollsInUniverseBooks ''[[Literature/TheElderScrollsInUniverseBooks 2920: The Last Year of the First Era]].Era]]''. A group of mages helped them breathe underwater and bypass Dunmer defenses to sack a city.



* ''VideoGame/{{Fallout4}}'': any character wearing [[PoweredArmor Power Armor]] will walk underwater instead of swimming. The armor has a breathing system, as long as character is wearing the helmet.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Fallout4}}'': In ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 4}}'', any character wearing [[PoweredArmor Power Armor]] will walk underwater instead of swimming. The good news is that the armor's helmet will let you breathe, the bad news is that all the water in the Commonwealth is heavily irradiated, so even if you've upgraded your armor has a breathing system, as to increase its rad resistance, you won't want to take too long as character is wearing the helmet.a bath.
10th Jun '17 8:44:47 PM jtierney50
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** A version in ''[[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMenTellNoTales Dead Men Tell No Tales]]'': Captain Salazar and his crew run ''across'' the water, not underneath it, to reach Jack, Henry, and Carina.
11th May '17 6:01:00 PM WillKeaton
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* In ''WesternAnimation/MightyMax'' this is how Skullmaster's army of soulless ones get around.
17th Apr '17 9:39:22 PM albertonykus
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* This is one of the methods that armadillos use to get across bodies of water. To cross larger stretches of water, they can also suck air into their intestines to help them float.
* Chevrotains are small hoofed mammals that live in Africa and Southeast Asia. When threatened, they jump into water and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13GQbT2ljxs walk across the bottom]] to hide from predators.
26th Mar '17 3:44:04 AM LondonKdS
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[[folder:Visual Novel]]
* Some story branches in ''VisualNovel/BurlyMenAtSea'' end with the Beard Brothers at the bottom of the ocean and walking back to dry land along the sea floor.
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17th Jan '17 8:23:43 PM KnightofLsama
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* Salvatore Doni does this after his first fight with Godou in the novels for {{LightNovel/Campione}}. His [[MadeOfIron Man of Steel]] Authority renders him practically invulnerable but also causes his weight and density to increase in proportion to the damage it is defending against. When fighting out on a lake Godou manages to hit Doni with [[ThePowerOfTheSun the White Stallion]]. Cue Doni sinking straight to the bottom. He is unharmed but considers Godou the victor since it took Doni until the next morning to get to the shore, taking him out of the fight.
17th Jan '17 12:09:44 PM KingLyger
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[[caption-width-right:275:[[Disney/TheLittleMermaid It's better down where it's wetter]].]]



** ''[[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl The Curse of the Black Pearl]]'':
*** The undead pirates walk along the ocean floor to reach Commodore Norrington's ships undetected.
*** Earlier in the film, Jack and Will commandeer a skiff, turn it upside down and trap air inside it, and walk along the bottom of the harbor.

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** In ''[[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl The Curse of the Black Pearl]]'':
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Pearl]]'', the undead pirates walk along the ocean floor to reach Commodore Norrington's ships undetected.
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undetected. Earlier in the film, Jack and Will commandeer a skiff, turn it upside down and trap air inside it, and walk along the bottom of the harbor.
31st Dec '16 8:09:27 AM GhostOfAGeek
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* The episode "[[Recap/TransformersPrimeS2E13Triangulation Triangulation]]" of ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'' set in the Antarctic involved Starscream getting a set of PoweredArmor that made him nearly invulnerable. However, due to the loss of his T-Cog, he was unable to fly, so [[EnemyMine Optimus and Dreadwing]] simply blew the ice out from under him to send him underwater. But since Starscream doesn't need to breathe, he's seen wading along the seafloor at the end of the episode.

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* The episode "[[Recap/TransformersPrimeS2E13Triangulation Triangulation]]" of ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'' is set in the Antarctic involved and involves Starscream getting a set of PoweredArmor that made him nearly invulnerable. However, due to the loss of his T-Cog, he was unable to fly, so [[EnemyMine Optimus and Dreadwing]] simply blew the ice out from under him to send him underwater. But since Starscream doesn't need to breathe, he's seen wading along the seafloor at the end of the episode.
31st Dec '16 8:07:53 AM GhostOfAGeek
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* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'' set in the Antarctic involved Starscream getting a set of PoweredArmor that made him nearly invulnerable. However, due to the loss of his T-Cog, he was unable to fly, so [[EnemyMine Optimus and Dreadwing]] simply blew the ice out from under him to send him underwater. But since Starscream doesn't need to breathe, he's seen wading along the seafloor at the end of the episode.

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* One The episode "[[Recap/TransformersPrimeS2E13Triangulation Triangulation]]" of ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'' set in the Antarctic involved Starscream getting a set of PoweredArmor that made him nearly invulnerable. However, due to the loss of his T-Cog, he was unable to fly, so [[EnemyMine Optimus and Dreadwing]] simply blew the ice out from under him to send him underwater. But since Starscream doesn't need to breathe, he's seen wading along the seafloor at the end of the episode.
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