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* VideoGame/{{Kirby}} Mass Attack revolves around the wizard Necrodius splitting Kirby into 10 weaker, smaller copies of itself. Kirby uses this splitting to his advantage to solve the countless puzzles of the game.
** A similar thing happens in ''Kirby and the Amazing Mirror''.
* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaFourSwords'' saga. This was most likely done by Nintendo to keep fanboys from arguing about who gets to play as Link.
** In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaFourSwordsAdventures'', Shadow Link continues to spawn endless copies of himself until [[spoiler: Zelda takes back the Dark Mirror]].
* A powerup in the NES ''NinjaGaiden'' allows Ryu to create up to two red doubles that follow his movements. They can also hang in the air and attack if you move right.
* The ''FreedomForce'' villain Déjà Vu, who spoke in rhyme and could clone himself indefinitely until the original was knocked out (said original being easily detectable since he's the only one with a full life bar). The sequel, ''FreedomForce Vs The Third Reich'' featured the WWII era Japanese villain Red Sun who had a slight variation of this power: he couldn't clone himself indefinitely but the clones became stronger and regained health whenever one fell in battle, hence they had to be dealt with one at a time. This variation in powers was most likely a reaction to the fact that some players would grind Déjà Vu's clones for [[GameBreaker infinite prestige points]].
* ''VideoGame/MegaMan3'' had Gemini Man as a Robot Master, while ''VideoGame/MegaManX4'' gives us Split Mushroom. [[SomethingAboutARose Axle]] [[WhipItGood the]] [[PetalPower Red]] from ''VideoGame/MegaManX5'' could also do this, as well as [[PlayingWithFire Flame]] [[AxCrazy Hyenard]] from ''VideoGame/MegaManX7.''
* The latest issue of ''CityOfHeroes'' features a variation of this, as Villains have the option to find out if they can beat an 8 man team of themselves.
* [[MacGuffin The Piece of Eden]] had this as one of the abilities it granted in both of the ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' games.
** Although they are apparently just illusions (that will stab you [[spoiler:and the final boss, in the second game.]])
* Zeus does this in ''VideoGame/GodOfWar 3''.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Dota 2}}'', there is a hero called Phantom Lancer who can passively create clones on attacks. And he can throw spirit lances that create clones. And he can go invisible... creating clone for distraction. Don't forget purschasable item that clones it's owner and special runes that also do it.
** Also there is a hero called Meepo who's ultimate skill is a passive called "Divided we Stand." Every time you take a level in this skill a copy of meepo will appear. Unlike Phantom Lancer who's copies are all expendable and far weaker than the original, each Meepo clone (up to five Meepos total) is almost as powerful as the original, sharing most of his stats as well as whatever boots Meepo is wearing. Each Meepo can be controlled individually to collect experience and gold across the map, as well as serving as a teleporter pad for other Meepos to arrive at. The tradeoff for this is that if a single Meepo is slain, every Meepo on the map instantly drops dead and you get put out of the action for a while. Meepo is generally considered a {{lethal joke character}} and is rarely played due to his high difficulty.
* In ''HeroesOfNewerth'', there's a special power up that clones you twice. You can also clone yourself by using an item, the Geometer's Bane, and some heroes can do it on their own.
* ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'':
** In ''VideoGame/SuperMarioWorld'', some Chargin' Chucks can split into three identical copies, which all then proceed to attack.
** Several attacks from the ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigi'' series have 3-4 Marios and Luigis on the screen at once. Taken UpToEleven in ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiDreamTeam''; while the Mario Bros. are in the Dream World, Luigi can multiply himself scores of times over, whether in order to explore areas (e.g. with a pillar of Luigis) or to fight enemies (e.g. with a big rolling ball of Luigis).
** The Double Cherries of ''VideoGame/SuperMario3DWorld'' make a copy of the player character for each one grabbed. [[spoiler: Including Bowser.]]
* In the tactical RPG ''VideoGame/KartiaTheWordOfFate'' for the PS1, the elf twins have this power, though it's only visibly used by the male one near the end of the game in Toxa's scenario.
* ''VideoGame/EtrianOdyssey III: The Drowned City'' has a {{Ninja}} class; one of their moves lets them create a shadow clone to fill the usually-vacant sixth slot in the usual [[FiveManBand five-man party]]. However, they can use this to fill ''any'' empty slot... potentially resulting in a small army of fake!ninjas covering for the real one.
* {{Mardek}} Chapter 2, in which your first mission includes killing a guy who is "actually five blokes in one" or something like that. Magic theives.
* One [[HornyDevils Desire Demon]] in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'' can create illusory duplicates of itself.
* Agent 47 of ''VideoGame/{{Hitman}}'' is a clone of himself, being 47th one. He ends up fighting a lot himselves and in some cases his clones are trying to assassinate him. Er, it's complicated. Anyhow, he's apparently the superior clone.
* One of the three human civilizations in the 4x EndlessSpace is ''the'' Horatio, after a beauty obsessed trillionaire discovered a Precursor cloning machine, and used it to build a massive {{Egopolis}}. Naturally, one of his faction traits is having higher population cap than normal...
* In ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'', [[spoiler:this is the ultimate plan of Xehanort, with the reason he created Organization XIII being so he could commit GrandTheftMe on the other twelve members.]]
* ''VideoGame/KingdomRush'' gives us the Demon [[MeaningfulName Legion]], who can create an exact copy of itself with the same health as the original. Better put the hurt on them before they do so!
* In ''VideoGame/DisneyPrincessEnchantedJourney'', in the final battle, multiple mirages of Zara appear.
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