Lightning Bruiser: Fan Works

  • In the Mass Effect/Command & Conquer Fusion Fic Renegade, GDI soldiers — particular Zone Troopers — are tremendously heavy-hitters and mobile thanks to strength-enhancers and jetpacks. There's also the Scrin Intruders, and on top of that, Locke, a massive slab of humanity who is described as moving as smoothly and swiftly as if he were naked, not clad in a half-ton of massive power-armor.
  • ChaosGallantmon, Daemon, Gallantmon Crimson Mode, the Nightmare and Terriermon from the Tamers Forever Series are all lightning fast Mega digimon capable of some of the most utterly devastating attacks in the series.
  • From The Wizard in the Shadows Emrys falls into this category. He moves like lightning, kills trolls in less than five seconds, but he can take hits too.
  • In Fractured, a Mass Effect/Star Wars/Borderlands crossover, examples abound.
    • The Reapers fit the trope—until the Trans-Galactic Republic shows up with its Star Destroyers. If Faster-Than-Light Travel is considered, hyperspace far outclasses eezo drives without mass relays, so depending on what is being measured Star Destroyers may also fit here.
    • When the heroes build anti-Reaper ships, they aim for this trope, but end up with Glass Cannons instead.
    • Samantha Shepard fills the niche too (as most portrayals of the character do).
    • In the sequel, Shepard's combat prowess has not waned, though due to her Heroic BSOD this slides into Informed Ability territory at least some of the time.
    • Jack and Brick eventually push their students toward this fighting style, realizing an army of Glass Cannons is not the way to go.
    • Sarah is the most direct example. Not only is she stronger, faster, and more powerful than anyone else, she's close to a Physical God among mortals (making her the trope by default).
  • In Child of the Storm, Sif and Fandral are this.
    • So is Diana, who can fly, match a large Asgardian boy two years older than her for strength while outmanoeuvring him, which only makes sense since she's an eleven year old Wonder Woman.
    • Thor, naturally, who is regularly noted to be capable of moving far faster than most believe possible.
    • Among many other things, the Winter Soldier is extremely fast.
  • Ogres from XCOM Second Contact are stronger, tougher and faster than even Wrex, who is himself this to most of his comrades.
  • Zephus-Hassan from The Legacy Of The Blood Ravens is a ten thousand year old assassin. With power armor and an already enhanced biology, he is considered the most dangerous enemy the Blood Ravens Space Marines face in the story. Common battlefield strategy when facing Zephus-Hassan is a general withdrawal.
  • John Freeman, in Halflife Full Life Consequences, is revealed as one of these in Free Man. He is capable of "killing combines with bear hands," withstanding "masheen gun" fire, and can "walk fast like the speed of light."
  • In Hope For The Heartless, the Horned King is proven to be this during his fight against the Mad Pack. He's strong enough to swing a massive log over his head like a club and throw off of himself numerous wolves swarming over him (like Neo does in The Matrix Reloaded). (He later states himself to be as strong as ten men at least.) He normally moves deliberately slowly, hiding deceptively well the fact that he has snake-fast reflexes, much to the amazement of Avalina who's watching. He also receives many wounds from the wolves, losing much of his black substitute for blood, but he still keeps fighting and passes out only after he has killed all the thirty something wolves. It should also be noted that his endurance wasn't at the peak condition at the time: earlier he received water (which burns him) on his face and had to use his energy draining teleportation spell twice to get to the spot.
  • Several in The Bridge. Rainbow Dash as a renown speed flier but is also tough enough to last in a fight against a dragon. Princess Luna and Cadance both use a mix of their alicorn gifts, earth pony strength and pegasi flight to prove their roles. On the kaiju side, Monster X uses a martial arts training and gravity manipulation to perform feats such as back flipping onto and running along walls, while also being arguably the most durable and physically strongest kaiju on his team.