History PlayingWith / KungFuWizard

21st Mar '17 1:51:19 PM Twoeyesshort
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** Walter's magic relies on {{Ki}} or something similar, so he actually started out as a BareFistedMonk and ended up graduating to a KungFuWizard.



* '''Implied''': The local BareFistedMonk is doing things that can only be described as "supernatural", but never admits to knowing any magic.



* '''Played For Drama''': The heroes approach a villain who appears to be a SquishyWizard... only for him to turn out to be one of these. [[CurbStompBattle Much weeping and gnashing of teeth ensues.]]
* '''Played For Laughs''': Walter invokes his magic by making FunnyBruceLeeNoises.



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30th Sep '14 12:55:14 AM kennydarmawan13
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* '''Parodied''': An enemy boasts that he cannot be harmed by magic, so Walter punches him in the face.

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* '''Parodied''': An enemy boasts that he cannot be harmed by magic, so Walter punches him in the face.his face [[MegatonPunch REALLY HARD!!!]].
1st Jan '14 7:19:38 PM VPhantom
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** Walter took up martial arts because he felt that he couldn't just rely on magic alone in combat.
*** And there's a chance his magic would be taken away.

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** Walter took up martial arts because he felt that he couldn't just rely on magic alone in combat.
*** And
combat. Besides there's always a chance his of [[AntiMagic magic would be taken away.being nullified somehow.]]
30th Dec '13 7:41:55 PM TitoMosquito
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*** And there's a chance his magic would be taken away.
3rd Feb '13 10:24:20 AM randomtroper89
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Walter is a skilled martial artist and a wizard. But most of his magic is focused on making him faster and stronger.
24th Jan '13 9:59:35 PM VPhantom
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* '''Double Subverted''': ...Or so he wants his opponent to believe. Once the enemy lets their guard down, he shows his true power.

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* '''Double Subverted''': ...Subverted''':
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Or so he wants his opponent to believe. Once the enemy lets their guard down, he shows his true power.



* '''Defied''': All magic users must take a vow never to fight with anything but their magic.

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* '''Defied''': '''Defied''':
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All magic users must take a vow never to fight with anything but their magic.
24th Jan '13 9:59:05 PM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''': Walter ends up neglecting his magic for his martial arts training and is [[MasterOfNone less powerful than other wizards magic-wise as a result.]]
* '''Reconstructed''': [[JackOfAllStats Having balanced abilities]] still comes in handy though.



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* '''Conversed''': ???
* '''Deconstructed''': Walter ends up neglecting his magic for his martial arts training and is [[MasterOfNone less powerful than other wizards magic-wise as a result.]]
* '''Reconstructed''': [[JackOfAllStats Having balanced abilities]] still comes in handy though.



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13th Oct '12 6:38:25 AM TropeEater
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* '''Invoked''': Walter is advised to take up martial arts to increase his combat skills.

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* '''Invoked''': [[BoxingLessonsForSuperman Walter is advised to take up martial arts to increase his combat skills.]]
21st Jul '12 7:34:58 PM wms366
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** ...at frontal assaults, at least. Switching strategies to using choke-holds and throws works a lot better for him.



* '''Deconstructed''': Walter ends up neglecting his magic for his martial arts training and is less powerful than other wizards magic-wise as a result.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Walter ends up neglecting his magic for his martial arts training and is [[MasterOfNone less powerful than other wizards magic-wise as a result.]]


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** Martial artists view magic as a perversion of the art of combat and consider it taboo.
21st Jul '12 7:28:02 PM wms366
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** Or in this universe, magic and physical fighting are intertwined so that casting spells occurs simultaneously with punches, kicks, grabs, etc.
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