History Main / WizardsLiveLonger

12th Feb '16 9:27:36 PM immblueversion
Is there an issue? Send a Message
Added DiffLines:
* Hades/Precht, Warrod and August from ''Manga/FairyTail'' are two of the most powerful wizards as well as the most ancient human characters in the series, and the first two are old enough to be the father of Makarov, an 88 year old man.
8th Feb '16 11:00:25 AM nighttrainfm
Is there an issue? Send a Message
Added DiffLines:
** The big irony of all this is that Voldemort, the series' resident ImmortalitySeeker, [[spoiler: ends up dying in his early seventies. He could have lived decades more if he hadn't messed around with Horcruxes and world domination.]]
15th Jan '16 5:26:03 PM Josef5678
Is there an issue? Send a Message
* Archmages in {{Bungie}}'s ''VideoGame/{{Myth}}'' series of RealTimeTactical games are known to live for very long times. Alric, a heroic archmage from the first game, was still alive and healthy enough to stride the battlefield in armor during the second game that takes place sixty years later. Even more than this, the Fallen Lords of the title, are even older, having been heroes from a millenia ago that have undergone an inverse HeelFaceTurn due to a cosmic system of cyclic fate (though they may be reincarnations rather than long-lived individuals.) Bungie has stated in interviews that some of the most powerful wizards in the ''Myth'' universe simply cannot be KilledOffForReal, as one could chop them up, burn their bodies, mix the ashes with salt, and drag them to the four corners of the world, but if someone put them all back together again they would simply reanimate. [[spoiler:Indeed, after beheading the BigBad in the second-to-last mission in ''Myth: The Fallen Lords'', you must then use the next mission to carry his head (still alive and taunting you) to a BottomlessPit and thow it in, thus preventing its retreval and restoration.]]
to:
* Archmages in {{Bungie}}'s Creator/{{Bungie}}'s ''VideoGame/{{Myth}}'' series of RealTimeTactical games are known to live for very long times. Alric, a heroic archmage from the first game, was still alive and healthy enough to stride the battlefield in armor during the second game that takes place sixty years later. Even more than this, the Fallen Lords of the title, are even older, having been heroes from a millenia ago that have undergone an inverse HeelFaceTurn due to a cosmic system of cyclic fate (though they may be reincarnations rather than long-lived individuals.) Bungie has stated in interviews that some of the most powerful wizards in the ''Myth'' universe simply cannot be KilledOffForReal, as one could chop them up, burn their bodies, mix the ashes with salt, and drag them to the four corners of the world, but if someone put them all back together again they would simply reanimate. [[spoiler:Indeed, after beheading the BigBad in the second-to-last mission in ''Myth: The Fallen Lords'', you must then use the next mission to carry his head (still alive and taunting you) to a BottomlessPit and thow it in, thus preventing its retreval and restoration.]]
12th Nov '15 7:10:48 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message
* In RobinMcKinley's ''Literature/{{Sunshine}}'', the titular character has always thought of this trope as wish fulfillment. She learns from a retired professional magic handler that while most ordinary magic handlers won't notice much difference, those who are powerful and steep themselves in magic can live to be very old indeed. This is not a cheerful thought, given that TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt is predicted within the next century.
to:
* In RobinMcKinley's Creator/RobinMcKinley's ''Literature/{{Sunshine}}'', the titular character has always thought of this trope as wish fulfillment. She learns from a retired professional magic handler that while most ordinary magic handlers won't notice much difference, those who are powerful and steep themselves in magic can live to be very old indeed. This is not a cheerful thought, given that TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt is predicted within the next century.
11th Nov '15 5:12:00 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message
* Seems to be the case in RiversOfLondon, with last english wizard being hundred years old.
to:
* Seems to be the case in RiversOfLondon, ''Literature/RiversOfLondon'', with last english wizard being hundred years old.
30th Sep '15 2:25:05 PM HighCrate
Is there an issue? Send a Message
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'': Benders and the spiritually connected seem to have better than normal life spans (Bumi is over 112 and still active, and Guru Pathik is 150 and still active), and Avatars can live even longer than them.
to:
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'': Benders and the spiritually connected seem to have better than normal life spans (Bumi is over 112 and still active, and Guru Pathik is 150 and still active), and Avatars can live even longer than them.they do.
30th Sep '15 12:23:26 PM HighCrate
Is there an issue? Send a Message
Use adverbs wisely.
* Mu, [[PsychicPowers espers]] from ''Manga/TowardTheTerra'', not only live longer than normal humans, but also [[YoungerThanTheyLook age slower]]. Itís implied that the more power they have, the longer they live. [[HeroicAlbino Blue]], being one of the most powerful Mu, in age of 300 still looks like a young man, when his peers seem to be in their thirties or older.
to:
* Mu, [[PsychicPowers espers]] from ''Manga/TowardTheTerra'', not only live longer than normal humans, but also [[YoungerThanTheyLook age slower]].more slowly]]. Itís implied that the more power they have, the longer they live. [[HeroicAlbino Blue]], being one of the most powerful Mu, in age of 300 still looks like a young man, when his peers seem to be in their thirties or older.

* ''Franchise/StarWarsLegends'' states that Jedi tend to age slower than normal folk.
to:
* ''Franchise/StarWarsLegends'' states that Jedi tend to age slower more slowly than normal folk.

* ''Literature/HisDarkMaterials'': The witches age far slower than humans with Serafina about 300 years old but looks about 30 while the oldest can get over 1,000 years old. This actually can be a problem as they must mate with normal men (only women can be witches) and if they fall for the man, they have to live with watching him grow old while the witch barely ages. The same with having a son, who will have only a normal lifespan.
to:
* ''Literature/HisDarkMaterials'': The witches age far slower more slowly than humans with Serafina about 300 years old but looks about 30 while the oldest can get over 1,000 years old. This actually can be a problem as they must mate with normal men (only women can be witches) and if they fall for the man, they have to live with watching him grow old while the witch barely ages. The same with having a son, who will have only a normal lifespan.

* In ZebraGirl it's stated that Wizards age slower the more magic they know - those who master it are nearly immortal. Plus they can occasionally "pull a Gandalf" to come BackFromTheDead in the right circumstances.
to:
* In ZebraGirl it's stated that Wizards age slower more slowly the more magic they know - those who master it are nearly immortal. Plus they can occasionally "pull a Gandalf" to come BackFromTheDead in the right circumstances.

* Elementals in ''Literature/{{Phaeton}}'' start of aging much faster than humans, then around adolecence at the same rate as humans, before finally aging much slower, this aging process is both physical and mental.
to:
* Elementals in ''Literature/{{Phaeton}}'' start of aging much faster than humans, then around adolecence at the same rate as humans, before finally aging much slower, more slowly, this aging process is both physical and mental.
30th Sep '15 11:40:52 AM HighCrate
Is there an issue? Send a Message
* In ''Comicbook/{{Fables}}'', wizards can live longer ''if'' they learn and use the right spells.
to:
* In ''Comicbook/{{Fables}}'', wizards can live longer ''if'' they learn and use the right spells. Frau Totenkinder, true to her name, [[spoiler: powers her immortality with [[PoweredByAForsakenChild child]] [[BloodMagic sacrifice]]. She sets things up in the mundane world so that every abortion that occurs all across the world feeds into her power, so she's set for a long, ''long'' time]].
25th Sep '15 2:28:09 PM towercurator
Is there an issue? Send a Message
added Void Domain entry under web original
Added DiffLines:
* In ''Literature/VoidDomain'', mages will tend to live longer if they are not killed. Not due to the ability to use magic, simply because there are ways of extending life by using magic and potions.
13th Sep '15 7:36:14 AM Morgenthaler
Is there an issue? Send a Message
* In ''TheLostYearsOfMerlin,'' wizards can live a thousand years or more. Interestingly, their [[MuggleBornOfMages non-magical descendants]](wizardry often skips a generation, as is mentioned many times, seen in how both Merlin's grandfather and grandson possessed powers, but not his father or son) can too, since in the SequelSeries, ''TheGreatTreeOfAvalon,'' we find out that Merlin's son died in a fight when he was over 900. It has also been seen the wizard's blood has healing properties, and grants long life to those it is transfused into.
to:
* In ''TheLostYearsOfMerlin,'' ''Literature/TheLostYearsOfMerlin,'' wizards can live a thousand years or more. Interestingly, their [[MuggleBornOfMages non-magical descendants]](wizardry often skips a generation, as is mentioned many times, seen in how both Merlin's grandfather and grandson possessed powers, but not his father or son) can too, since in the SequelSeries, ''TheGreatTreeOfAvalon,'' we find out that Merlin's son died in a fight when he was over 900. It has also been seen the wizard's blood has healing properties, and grants long life to those it is transfused into.
This list shows the last 10 events of 216. Show all.