History PlayingWith / MightyGlacier

1st Jun '16 7:10:03 AM NoSpoilerz
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** Tom does not move very fast, but is able to react quickly enough to move so that an otherwise fatal attack hits a nonvital area.
** Tom is more like a walking siege weapon than a human, and is used to destroy importnat building while his foes are mostly powerless to stop him. He doesn't need to fight them to achieve his goals.

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** Tom does not move very fast, but is able to react quickly enough to move so that an otherwise fatal attack hits a nonvital non-vital area.
** Tom is more like a walking siege weapon than a human, and is used to destroy importnat important building while his foes are mostly powerless to stop him. He doesn't need to fight them to achieve his goals.
19th Mar '16 11:52:01 AM randomtroper89
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* '''Zig Zagged''': Tom can beat inexperienced {{Mook}}s, but he moves very slowly (Straight). Following a TimeSkip, Tom's strength matches that of a god's; unfortunately, he has the speed of a three-toed sloth (Exaggerated). However, it's because Tom received special armor that, at the cost of much speed, gave him much strength (Justified). Tom vows to work on his speed; in the process, he forgets his strength (Inverted).

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* '''Zig Zagged''': Tom can beat inexperienced {{Mook}}s, upgrades his strength, but realizes he moves very slowly (Straight). Following a TimeSkip, Tom's strength matches that of a god's; unfortunately, he has the is becoming to slow. After upgrading his speed of a three-toed sloth (Exaggerated). However, it's because Tom received special armor that, at the cost of much speed, gave him much strength (Justified). Tom vows enough, he goes back to work on upgrading his speed; in the process, he forgets his strength (Inverted).strength. The cycle repeats from there.
8th Feb '16 5:37:43 PM Interceptor
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** Tom has a bad leg, preventing him from moving quickly.
16th Dec '15 4:26:12 AM Tangerineandpuce
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* '''Inverted''': Tom is weak and fast.

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* '''Inverted''': Tom is [[FragileSpeedster weak and fast.]]
6th Dec '15 8:03:13 PM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': Tom is extremely strong but is actually also fast. However, he lacks the agility to make good use of his speed.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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Tom is extremely strong but is actually also fast. However, he lacks the agility to make good use of his speed.
6th Dec '15 7:32:26 PM troper18Lgreen
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** Tom is quite fast...but not as fast as other characters in the setting who are known to be exceptionally fast.
5th Dec '15 11:13:30 PM doorhandle
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** All the strength in the world can't help you if you can't reach your target. Everyone else just goes around Tom rather than even attempting to fight him directly.


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** Tom is more like a walking siege weapon than a human, and is used to destroy importnat building while his foes are mostly powerless to stop him. He doesn't need to fight them to achieve his goals.
24th Oct '15 4:33:45 PM Omegamaelstrom
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* '''Downplayed''':
** Tom is extremely strong but is actually also fast. However, he lacks the agility to make good use of his speed.

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* '''Downplayed''':
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'''Downplayed''': Tom is extremely strong but is actually also fast. However, he lacks the agility to make good use of his speed.



* '''Played For Drama''': Tom, unable to simply beat down his faster opponents, is forced to rely on baiting enemies into attacks, carrying out ambushes and, when all else fails, throwing pieces of scenery as improvised weapons. All of Tom's fight scenes involve him taking multiple hits as he struggles to pin down his enemies.



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''':
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24th Oct '15 4:26:31 PM Omegamaelstrom
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** Tom does not move very fast, but is able to react quickly enough to move so that an otherwise fatal attack hits a nonvital area.
23rd Jun '15 2:08:05 PM HighCrate
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'''Basic Trope''': A character who is extremely strong and tough, but slow.
* '''Straight''': Tom is an extremely strong and tough fighter, but moves very slowly.
* '''Exaggerated''': Tom can punch through a tank and survive a direct hit by a nuke, but takes an hour to cross the street.

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'''Basic Trope''': A character who is extremely strong and tough, strong, but slow.
* '''Straight''': Tom is an extremely strong and tough fighter, but moves very slowly.
* '''Exaggerated''': Tom can punch through a tank and survive a direct hit by a nuke, tank, but takes an hour to cross the street.



** Tom is extremely strong and tough but is actually also fast. However, he lacks the agility to make good use of his speed.
** Tom is a turtling-styled StoneWall who knows how to improvise his own defences to attack enemies.

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** Tom is extremely strong and tough but is actually also fast. However, he lacks the agility to make good use of his speed.
** Tom is a turtling-styled StoneWall who knows how to improvise his own defences to attack enemies.
speed.



** Tom comes from a martial arts school that focuses on strength and toughness at the expense of speed.
** Tom uses the heaviest armor, including a large ForceField generator in order to maximize his defense. It's impossible to move quickly with all of that gear.
** Tom is a superhero whose special abilty grants him great strength and resilience at the cost of great speed.
* '''Inverted''': Tom is a FragileSpeedster who particularly needs to attack many enemies repeatedly to deal damage.

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** Tom comes from a martial arts school that focuses on strength and toughness at the expense of speed.
** Tom uses the heaviest armor, including a large ForceField generator in order to maximize his defense.weaponry. It's impossible to move quickly with all of that gear.
** Tom is a superhero whose special abilty ability grants him great strength and resilience at the cost of great speed.
* '''Inverted''': Tom is a FragileSpeedster who particularly needs to attack many enemies repeatedly to deal damage.weak and fast.



** Tom looks like he'd be really slow with all that muscle, but then he [[LightningBruiser sprints towards his opponent]].
** Tom's frame is intimidating, but he also makes an enormous target and can't afford armor big enough for him to wear, making him more of a very ponderous GlassCannon.

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** Tom looks like he'd be really slow with all that muscle, muscle and gear, but then he [[LightningBruiser sprints towards his opponent]].
** Tom's frame is intimidating, but he also makes an enormous target and can't afford armor big enough for him to wear, making him more of a very ponderous GlassCannon.
opponent]].



** ...For about five feet.
** He knows spells for protection as well as healing to compensate his lack of armor.
* '''Parodied''': Tom is ''literally'' a MightyGlacier. He's big and tough as a mountain, but can't move an inch.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Tom can beat inexperienced {{Mook}}s and can withstand most unarmed attacks, but he moves very slowly (Straight). Following a TimeSkip, Tom's strength and toughness matches that of a god's; unfortunately, he has the speed of a three-toed sloth (Exaggerated). However, it's because Tom received special armor that, at the cost of much speed, gave him much strength and toughness (Justified). Tom vows to work on his speed; in the process, he forgets his strength and toughness (Inverted).
* '''Averted''': Tom is not particularly strong, tough or slow.

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** ...For about five feet.
** He knows spells for protection as well as healing to compensate his lack of armor.
* '''Parodied''': Tom is ''literally'' a MightyGlacier. He's big and tough as a mountain, but can't move an inch.
feet before becoming exhausted.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Tom can beat inexperienced {{Mook}}s and can withstand most unarmed attacks, {{Mook}}s, but he moves very slowly (Straight). Following a TimeSkip, Tom's strength and toughness matches that of a god's; unfortunately, he has the speed of a three-toed sloth (Exaggerated). However, it's because Tom received special armor that, at the cost of much speed, gave him much strength and toughness (Justified). Tom vows to work on his speed; in the process, he forgets his strength and toughness (Inverted).
* '''Averted''': Tom is not particularly strong, tough strong or slow.



* '''Invoked''': Tom is entering a lifting competition where speed is unnecessary. So he only improves his strength and toughness.
* '''Exploited''': Tom often uses his strength and toughness to catch Mooks who think that they can easily fight a slow guy without a problem off guard.
* '''Defied''': "I'll work on my speed, even if it means I'll have to be [[FragileSpeedster weak]]."

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* '''Invoked''': Tom is entering a lifting competition where speed is unnecessary. So he only improves his strength and toughness.
strength.
* '''Exploited''': Tom often uses his strength and toughness to catch Mooks who think that they can easily fight a slow guy without a problem off guard.
* '''Defied''': "I'll work on my speed, even if it means I'll have to be [[FragileSpeedster weak]].weak."



** After nearly experiencing death, Tom realizes he has to increase his speed. He learns leaping or skipping isn't that girly if you can cause the earth to shake and get better speed. By using gravity, his jumping is powerful enough to stun fast movement long enough to attack.
** Tom acquires ranged attacks to compensate.
* '''Played For Laughs''': Luke can't [[PunchPunchPunchUhOh even hurt or be noticed by the]] {{implacable|Man}} Tom, who slowly ambles away while whistling a jaunty tune.

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** After nearly experiencing death, Tom realizes he has to increase his speed. He learns leaping or skipping isn't that girly if you can cause the earth to shake and get better speed. By using gravity, his jumping is powerful enough to stun fast movement long enough to attack.
** Tom acquires ranged attacks to compensate.
compensate for his lack of movement speed.
* '''Played For Laughs''': Speedy Luke can't [[PunchPunchPunchUhOh even hurt or be noticed by the]] {{implacable|Man}} Tom, who goes down with a single punch when he enters Tom's attack range. Tom slowly ambles away while whistling a jaunty tune.
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