Created By: CAD on May 27, 2010 Last Edited By: CAD on May 28, 2010
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Angst Nuke

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A character releases bottled, superhuman rage and literally blows up.

The building they were in, as well as any buildings in a mile's radius, are leveled. Many die. But strangely, the originator of the explosion is usually unharmed.

Very rarely can be a Suicide Attack, if it is done on purpose and kills the user. Might also rarely be Why Am I Ticking?, if the detonation trigger is specifically tied to the character's rage.

I'll give Rolling Updates a shot for once. Needs A Picture.

Community Feedback Replies: 11
  • May 25, 2010
    Wristmilk
    Hades incinerates a forest in a flash fire after learning that Hercules is still alive in the Disney version.
  • May 25, 2010
    ToddTheT1000
    Lucille from Samurai Pizza Cats combines this with Macross Missile Massacre whenever she gets upset.
  • May 25, 2010
    Lavalyte
    The Star Brand weilder has this as one of their powers.
  • May 25, 2010
    SonofRojBlake
    Finale of season 1 of Heroes.
  • May 25, 2010
    Mozgwsloiku
    Naruto, due to containing Sealed Evil In A Can - when he snaps, the explosion of power is only the first of the list of problems...
  • May 25, 2010
    Prfnoff
    Katie Ka-Boom in Animaniacs.
  • May 25, 2010
    dotchan
    Ryouga learns an ultimate technique powered by his depression in Ranma One Half.
  • May 25, 2010
    Dcoetzee
    Peter didn't blow up due to rage in Heroes though, should that count? If so, we should also count Sylar's explosion in the explosion future.
  • May 25, 2010
    DaibhidC
    Dr Cox in at least one of JD's Imagine Spots in Scrubs.
  • May 27, 2010
    CAD
    @ Dcoetzee: Beats me, I didn't watch Heroes. But this should count only when the explosion is triggered by angst. Otherwise it's Why Am I Ticking or Suicide Attack or something else.
  • May 28, 2010
    randomsurfer
    Peter in Heroes may not count, but Ted Sprague, the guy he absorbed the power from, certainly does.

Three days must pass before this YKTTW is Launchworthy or Discardable

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