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Inconsequential Incompetence
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Let's check on Jar-Jar, how's he doing? Oh, his bumbling idiocy is actually an advantage! He only accidentally kills enemies, never allies. Good, I'm glad to see that's all working out.

Do We Have This One?... oh, and I am open to title suggestions.

This is when a character is presented as severely incompetent for comedic rather than dramatic purposes, and in turn the incompetence tends not to cause severe problems, as a way to avoid Mood Whiplash.

See also Accidental Aiming Skills and Improbable Aiming Skills for when incompetence with a weapon works out for the better.
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