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18th May '17 12:21:42 AM HiddenWindshield
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* In ''WebAnimation/RWBYChibi'' (and can lean towards [[WebAnimation/{{RWBY}} its sister series]]), Jaune finds and decides to play with Team RWBY's weapons. He can't hold Crescent Rose properly (and it's noted in the main series that Ruby and her uncle Qrow are the only two who have the skill to use scythe weapons) and he's blown away by an accidental discharge of Ember Cella, showing that he lacks the body strength to not get blow away by arm-mounted shotguns.

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* In ''WebAnimation/RWBYChibi'' (and can lean towards [[WebAnimation/{{RWBY}} its sister series]]), Jaune finds and decides to play with Team RWBY's weapons. He can't hold Crescent Rose properly (and it's noted in the main series that Ruby and her uncle Qrow are the only two who have the skill to use scythe weapons) and he's blown away by an accidental discharge of Ember Cella, showing that he lacks the body strength to not get blow away by arm-mounted shotguns.shotguns.
* Generally, metahumans in the world of ''Literature/{{Curveball}}'' have the secondary powers they need to use their primary powers effectively. It does come up occasionally, though.
** [[SuperSpeed Red Shift]] generates a force field around himself whenever he exceeds a certain speed, so that he can travel at Mach 3 without the slipstream tearing his arms off. It also apparently keeps him in contact with the ground, as he was able to run up a staircase at nearly supersonic speeds without launching himself into the air. He's been known to use it [[BarrierWarrior as a weapon in and of itself]], by running just fast enough that the force field forms, then running into people.
** [[spoiler:Agent Hu]] has the ability to [[PlayingWithFire turn into living fire]]. Unfortunately, she ''doesn't'' have the ability to keep herself from immolating her own clothes (which, admittedly, isn't so much "required" as it is "[[NakedPeopleAreFunny would be really, really nice]]").
** Officially, [[spoiler:Agent Grant]] has the power of [[TeleportersAndTransporters teleportation]]. However, in his particular type of teleportation, there's a split second when he exists at both the origin and destination points simultaneously. He learned at a fairly young age [[MesACrowd how to interrupt the process at that point]]. However, since his powers didn't originally involve cloning himself, they don't provide any help at all in keeping track of his [[WhichMe various bodies]].
15th May '17 6:32:25 PM nombretomado
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* In the WhateleyUniverse, this is usually an important part of the plot and/or the character. Since Whateley is a [[strike: {{SuperheroSchool}}]] AcademyOfAdventure teaching teenagers how to deal with their powers this trope gets discussed quite a bit within several stories.

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* In the WhateleyUniverse, Literature/WhateleyUniverse, this is usually an important part of the plot and/or the character. Since Whateley is a [[strike: {{SuperheroSchool}}]] AcademyOfAdventure teaching teenagers how to deal with their powers this trope gets discussed quite a bit within several stories.



* In ''TrintonChronicles'' it would seem like everyone who has an ability that might normally kill them has an unmentioned secondary power.

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* In ''TrintonChronicles'' ''Literature/TrintonChronicles'' it would seem like everyone who has an ability that might normally kill them has an unmentioned secondary power.
8th Jan '17 6:40:31 PM Blazer
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* The illustrati of ''Literature/ShadowsOfTheLimelight'' generally can't hurt themselves with their own power; for example, those with the domain of glass can't be cut by the sharp edges of broken glass, and those with the domain of flame are immune to burns.

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* The illustrati of ''Literature/ShadowsOfTheLimelight'' generally can't hurt themselves with their own power; for example, those with the domain of glass can't be cut by the sharp edges of broken glass, and those with the domain of flame are immune to burns.burns.
* In ''WebAnimation/RWBYChibi'' (and can lean towards [[WebAnimation/{{RWBY}} its sister series]]), Jaune finds and decides to play with Team RWBY's weapons. He can't hold Crescent Rose properly (and it's noted in the main series that Ruby and her uncle Qrow are the only two who have the skill to use scythe weapons) and he's blown away by an accidental discharge of Ember Cella, showing that he lacks the body strength to not get blow away by arm-mounted shotguns.
11th Mar '16 3:28:29 PM KhymChanur
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* [[Wiki/SCPFoundation SCPs]] with seemingly beneficial properties inevitably have a drawback, often in this vein (such as one that grants immortality but shuts down the [[WhoWantsToLiveForever a body's ability to heal]]), that renders them too dangerous to remain uncontained.

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* [[Wiki/SCPFoundation SCPs]] with seemingly beneficial properties inevitably have a drawback, often in this vein (such as one that grants immortality but shuts down the [[WhoWantsToLiveForever a body's ability to heal]]), that renders them too dangerous to remain uncontained.
22nd Nov '15 6:23:22 PM nombretomado
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* The demons in the ''TheSalvationWar'' all have giant back muscles that are very similar to the cells of the electric eels, which makes up for the energy a 20 foot tall man would need. The flying demons are filled with a light and highly flameable gas that allows them to fly and breath fire. However, the byproduct to the gas makes the demon's blood HIGHLY acidic, and while their insides are well protected from the acid, their skin bursts into flames if the blood touches it.

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* The demons in the ''TheSalvationWar'' ''Literature/TheSalvationWar'' all have giant back muscles that are very similar to the cells of the electric eels, which makes up for the energy a 20 foot tall man would need. The flying demons are filled with a light and highly flameable gas that allows them to fly and breath fire. However, the byproduct to the gas makes the demon's blood HIGHLY acidic, and while their insides are well protected from the acid, their skin bursts into flames if the blood touches it.
8th Jun '15 10:28:20 PM fourtimesnine
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* This is a RunningGag on [[http://www.villainsource.com/ Villain Source]] (Your Online Source For Everything Evil) which sells awesome superpowers then lists all the unfortunate [[SideEffectsInclude side effects]] in the small print.

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* This is a RunningGag on [[http://www.villainsource.com/ Villain Source]] (Your Online Source For Everything Evil) which sells awesome superpowers then lists all the unfortunate [[SideEffectsInclude side effects]] in the small print.print.
* The illustrati of ''Literature/ShadowsOfTheLimelight'' generally can't hurt themselves with their own power; for example, those with the domain of glass can't be cut by the sharp edges of broken glass, and those with the domain of flame are immune to burns.
11th May '15 12:51:44 PM nombretomado
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* In the ''GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'', it was generally assumed that all characters had these as a matter of course. Exceptions tended to make for interesting side-stories. For example, Silly Putty was a RubberMan, but he lacked the power to actually control his extended body when stretched; as a result, he had to be manually shaped by other people. The Shield was NighInvulnerable, but wasn't anchored (or superhumanly strong), and as a result was regularly knocked ass-over-teakettle when he was hit with any significant force.

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* In the ''GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'', ''Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'', it was generally assumed that all characters had these as a matter of course. Exceptions tended to make for interesting side-stories. For example, Silly Putty was a RubberMan, but he lacked the power to actually control his extended body when stretched; as a result, he had to be manually shaped by other people. The Shield was NighInvulnerable, but wasn't anchored (or superhumanly strong), and as a result was regularly knocked ass-over-teakettle when he was hit with any significant force.
10th Apr '15 6:16:59 AM JustKnown
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** The ultimate example is Puppet who is not immune to the extreme toxicity of her extremely corrosive blood. It takes equally extreme life support measures just to keep her alive.
10th Apr '15 6:12:18 AM JustKnown
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* In the WhateleyUniverse, this is usually an important part of the plot and/or the character. Telekinetic FlyingBrick characters like Lancer get flight and anchoring and NighInvulnerability and such from their PK field around (and through) their body. Density changers like Phase also have gravity warping so they don't sink through the floor when completely light (Phase can now fly, but when he first got his power, he did have trouble not sinking through the floor). Speedsters like Scrambler and Go-Go are Energizers, need to eat a ''ton'', and ''do'' have to worry about things like chafing. (Well-endowed female speedsters like Go-Go also have to worry about [[{{Gainaxing}} bouncing]].) Wallflower can go invisible and make things around her invisible: powers testing demonstrated her 'sight' when invisible was psychic because an invisible eye cannot perceive light. Whateley also has a lot of students who ''lack'' required secondary powers, effectively turning their super abilities into super ''disabilities''.
** Frostbite really ''lacks'' RequiredSecondaryPowers. She can move water, but she uses the heat in it to move it, and as the heat gets displaced it all freezes solid wherever it happens to be, and so she ends up being an 'ice manifester' by accident. And she has no protection from the cold she creates. She's given herself lots of colds and one nasty case of pneumonia.
** Phase may be an IntangibleMan, but he doesn't become intangible as much as he moves matter interdimensionally. So he has no trouble with breathing or keeping his blood inside his circulatory system: it's just that he's moving matter into another dimension. It turns out this means he can go to 'normal density' and 'disintegrate' whatever he is moving through.

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* In the WhateleyUniverse, this is usually an important part of the plot and/or the character. Telekinetic Since Whateley is a [[strike: {{SuperheroSchool}}]] AcademyOfAdventure teaching teenagers how to deal with their powers this trope gets discussed quite a bit within several stories.
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FlyingBrick characters like Lancer get flight and anchoring and NighInvulnerability and such from their PK field around (and through) their body. Density body.
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changers like Phase also have gravity warping so they don't sink through the floor when completely light (Phase can now fly, but when he first got his power, he did have trouble not sinking through the floor). Speedsters like Scrambler and Go-Go are Energizers, need to eat a ''ton'', and ''do'' have to worry about things like chafing. (Well-endowed female speedsters like Go-Go also have to worry about [[{{Gainaxing}} bouncing]].) Wallflower can go invisible and make things around her invisible: powers testing demonstrated her 'sight' when invisible was psychic because an invisible eye cannot perceive light. Whateley also has a lot of students who ''lack'' required secondary powers, effectively turning their super abilities into super ''disabilities''.
** Frostbite really ''lacks'' RequiredSecondaryPowers. She can move water, but she uses the heat in it to move it, and as the heat gets displaced it all freezes solid wherever it happens to be, and so she ends up being an 'ice manifester' by accident. And she has no protection from the cold she creates. She's given herself lots of colds and one nasty case of pneumonia.
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Phase may be an IntangibleMan, but he doesn't become intangible as much as he moves matter interdimensionally. So he has no trouble with breathing or keeping his blood inside his circulatory system: it's just that he's moving matter into another dimension. It turns out this means he can go to 'normal density' and 'disintegrate' whatever he is moving through.through.
**Speedsters like Scrambler and Go-Go are Energizers, need to eat a ''ton'', and ''do'' have to worry about things like chafing. Well-endowed female speedsters like Go-Go also have to worry about [[{{Gainaxing}} bouncing]].
**Wallflower can go invisible and make things around her invisible: powers testing demonstrated her 'sight' when invisible was psychic because an invisible eye cannot perceive light.
** Size warpers don't actually change their size, they put up warp displacement fields that make them look like they've changed their size, and have all the effects thereof. Phase uses this to his advantage once he realises that [[spoiler: being a density warper lets him take over the warp displacement fields of others.]]
* Whateley also has a lot of students who ''lack'' required secondary powers, effectively turning their super abilities into super ''disabilities''.
** Frostbite can move water, but she uses the heat in it to move it, and as the heat gets displaced it all freezes solid wherever it happens to be, and so she ends up being an 'ice manifester' by accident. And she has no protection from the cold she creates. She's given herself lots of colds and one nasty case of pneumonia.



** It's explained that size warpers aren't actually changing their size, they're putting up warp displacement fields that make them look like they've changed their size, and have all the effects thereof, but they actually haven't. Phase uses this to his advantage once he realises that [[spoiler: being a density warper lets him take over the warp displacement fields of others.]]
10th Apr '15 6:02:48 AM JustKnown
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* In the WhateleyUniverse, this is usually an important part of the plot and/or the character. Telekinetic FlyingBrick characters like Lancer get flight and anchoring and NighInvulnerability and such from their PK field around (and through) their body. Density changers like Phase also have gravity warping so they don't sink through the floor when completely light (Phase can now fly, but when he first got his power, he did have trouble not sinking through the floor). Speedsters like Scrambler and Go-Go are Energizers, need to eat a ''ton'', and ''do'' have to worry about things like chafing (Well-endowed female speedsters like Go-Go also have to worry about [[{{Gainaxing}} bouncing]].) Wallflower can go invisible and make things around her invisible: powers testing demonstrated her 'sight' when invisible was psychic because an invisible eye cannot perceive light. Whateley also has a lot of students who ''lack'' required secondary powers, effectively turning their super abilities into super ''disabilities''.

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* In the WhateleyUniverse, this is usually an important part of the plot and/or the character. Telekinetic FlyingBrick characters like Lancer get flight and anchoring and NighInvulnerability and such from their PK field around (and through) their body. Density changers like Phase also have gravity warping so they don't sink through the floor when completely light (Phase can now fly, but when he first got his power, he did have trouble not sinking through the floor). Speedsters like Scrambler and Go-Go are Energizers, need to eat a ''ton'', and ''do'' have to worry about things like chafing chafing. (Well-endowed female speedsters like Go-Go also have to worry about [[{{Gainaxing}} bouncing]].) Wallflower can go invisible and make things around her invisible: powers testing demonstrated her 'sight' when invisible was psychic because an invisible eye cannot perceive light. Whateley also has a lot of students who ''lack'' required secondary powers, effectively turning their super abilities into super ''disabilities''.
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