History Main / WeaksauceWeakness

29th Jun '16 8:44:57 PM hillo315
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** Some people suffer from [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquagenic_urticaria Aquagenic Urticaria]] (water allergy). That's right, there's people who were unfortunate enough to be born allergic to a substance they can't live without. Any moisture build up on their skin aggravates the condition, so they must carry umbrellas with them at all times, avoid heavy clothing/exercise to prevent sweating and prefer to remain indoors in well ventilated surroundings. For all their precautions, though, they still have to [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption wash themselves with water regularly]].

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** Some people suffer from [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquagenic_urticaria Aquagenic Urticaria]] (water allergy). That's right, there's people who were unfortunate enough to be born allergic to a substance they can't live without. It's technically not an allergy, but that doesn't make it any better. Any moisture build up on their skin aggravates the condition, so they must carry umbrellas with them at all times, avoid heavy clothing/exercise to prevent sweating and prefer to remain indoors in well ventilated surroundings. For all their precautions, though, they still have to [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption wash themselves with water regularly]].
17th Jun '16 4:53:30 PM WillKeaton
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* Webcomic/CharbyTheVampirate: "Classic" vampires have all the classic weaknesses of the vampires, while "elites" possess none of the weaknesses, save one... Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. If they come across a pile of identical objects (a pile of rice, beans, the beads from a woman's dress that had accidentally come apart), they have to count it, regardless of the circumstances. For classic vampires, this can cause them to count until the sun comes up, and they die. For elites, trying to use this on them just ends up pissing them off, since the sun has no effect on them.

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* Webcomic/CharbyTheVampirate: ''Webcomic/CharbyTheVampirate'': "Classic" vampires have all the classic weaknesses of the vampires, while "elites" possess none of the weaknesses, save one... Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. If they come across a pile of identical objects (a pile of rice, beans, the beads from a woman's dress that had accidentally come apart), they have to count it, regardless of the circumstances. For classic vampires, this can cause them to count until the sun comes up, and they die. For elites, trying to use this on them just ends up pissing them off, since the sun has no effect on them.
4th Jun '16 2:47:42 AM Hylarn
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** Vampires are seen as nearly invincible gods among men...unless the sun is out. Or you punch them with sunlight-infused martial arts. Or you hit them ''really'' hard in the brain and screw up their ability to control their own bodily functions (though not many beings out there ''aren't'' immune to that). Or just have a Pillar Man (essentially super vampires) so much as touch them, which will cause them to be instantly absorbed.

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** Vampires are seen as nearly invincible gods among men...unless the sun is out. Or you punch them with sunlight-infused martial arts. Or you hit them ''really'' hard in the brain and screw up their ability to control their own bodily functions (though not many beings out there ''aren't'' immune weak to that). Or just have a Pillar Man (essentially super vampires) so much as touch them, which will cause them to be instantly absorbed.
2nd Jun '16 6:08:38 PM ThatBitterTase
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* ''Film/MadMaxBeyondThunderdome''. Blaster is the immense Dragon to Master. According to people who want him dead and have been hunting for the right assassin to get the job done, "He can kill most men with his breath." His weakness: he can't stand high pitched noises. Max discovers this when the car alarm on his vehicle renders Blaster into a writhing, screaming, mess -- and promptly figures out that his old [[ChekhovsGun police whistle]] can have the same effect.

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* ''Film/MadMaxBeyondThunderdome''. Blaster is the immense Dragon to Master. According to people who want him dead and have been hunting for the right assassin to get the job done, "He can kill most men with his breath." His weakness: he can't stand high pitched noises. Max discovers this when the car alarm on his vehicle renders Blaster into a writhing, screaming, mess -- and promptly figures out that his old [[ChekhovsGun police whistle]] can have the same effect. [[spoiler:Not a surprise, given that this is a common problem for people with Down's Syndrome.]]
24th May '16 1:49:24 PM elemt
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** Much of the first book is dedicated to finding the titular Steelheart's weakness, using clues from the one time he was wounded. [[spoiler:As it turns out, Steelheart can only be hurt by someone who does not fear him. So the protagonist goads him into blowing himself up with the protagonist's own C4.]]
** The second book's BigBad, a powerful water manipulator who is near omniscient in the flooded New York where she makes her home, has the weaksauce weakness of [[spoiler:being an old woman with late stage cancer]].

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** Much of In ''Mitosis'' the first book is dedicated to finding the titular Steelheart's weakness, using clues from the one time he was wounded. [[spoiler:As it turns out, Steelheart can only be hurt by someone who does not fear him. So the protagonist goads him into blowing himself up with the protagonist's own C4.]]
** The second book's BigBad, a powerful water manipulator who is near omniscient in the flooded New York where she makes her home, has the weaksauce
eponymous Epic's weakness is his own music - a former musician who loathed his band's songs, he was defeated by a group of [[spoiler:being an old woman with late stage cancer]].people singing at him.
** In ''Firefight'' Newton's weakness is [[spoiler: ''being complimented'']]. The instant this is discovered her threat ends.
23rd May '16 7:19:03 AM PaulA
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* In ''Literature/WinterWarriors'', the BigBad sends nine nearly invincible demonic warriors after the heroes. They have super-strength, inhuman stamina and fighting skill, can track humans by scent, and are immune to edged weapons. In fact, they're only vulnerable to two things -- namely, wood and water. [[HilarityEnsues Cue lots of impalement on sprung branches and getting pushed off bridges to a humiliating and watery grave]].
21st May '16 7:33:34 AM tytoman
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** The final boss of Raze's campaign in [[ManaKhemia2FallOfAlchemy the sequel]] can be difficult mainly due to a status move that gives him three moves per turn and [[InterfaceScrew blanks out the turn order]] to keep the player from planning their turns. Annoying, but easily dealt with if you brought a StatusBuffDispel item. The weird part is that in this game, that item happens to be ''vegetable juice''.
19th May '16 5:22:42 AM MegaMarioMan
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** Cole has the standard "electric super" Weaksauce Weakness of water... but also has one in chain-link fences. The metallic mesh absorbs his shots and dissipates them harmlessly. He has to go around to shoot whatever is on the other side -- since every last chain link fence in the game is capped with razor wire and can't be climbed. [[http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2009/5/27/ Penny Arcade didn't let this go without comment.]] It's even lampshaded in the sequel -- you can now climb over chain link fences, and there's a ''trophy'' for doing so for the first time, celebrating this amazing achievement.

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** Cole has the standard "electric super" Weaksauce Weakness of water... but also has one in chain-link fences. The metallic mesh absorbs his shots and dissipates them harmlessly. He has to go around to shoot whatever is on the other side -- since every last chain link fence in the game is capped with razor wire and can't be climbed. [[http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2009/5/27/ Penny Arcade didn't let this go without comment.]] It's even lampshaded in the sequel -- you can now climb over chain link fences, and there's a ''trophy'' ''[[http://www.playstationtrophies.org/game/infamous-2/trophy/31014-Don-t-Fence-Me-In.html trophy]]'' for doing so for the first time, celebrating this amazing achievement.achievement.
--->'''Don't Fence Me In:''' Climb a chain link fence and rejoice.
14th May '16 7:05:13 PM Gamermaster
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* In ''Manga/KobayashisanChiNoMaidDragon'' Tooru mentioned that her friend Herensuge was beaten to death by an egg without a yolk. This is actually a reference to the legend that Herensuge could be killed by cracking an egg on its head.

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* In ''Manga/KobayashisanChiNoMaidDragon'' ''Manga/KobayashiSanChiNoMaidDragon'' Tooru mentioned that her friend Herensuge was beaten to death by an egg without a yolk. [[ShownTheirWork This is actually a reference to the legend that Herensuge could be killed by cracking an egg on its head.head]].
10th May '16 11:33:15 AM Ramona122003
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* 'Manga/DragonBall'':

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