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Super Weight: Literature

  • Animorphs

  • The Belgariad/The Mallorean
    • Type 0: Most humans.
    • Type 1: Mandorallen, Hettar, other elite warriors.
    • Type 4: Belgarath, Polgara, and the other Disciples of Aldur; Zedar, Ctuchik, and the other disciples of Torak.
    • Type 5: Aldur, Torak, and the other gods.
    • Type 7: UL, the competing Purposes of the Universe.

  • The Chronicles of Narnia
    • Type 0: All humans characters entering Narnia; Polly, Diggory, the Pevensies initially, Eustace and Jill.
    • Type 1: The Pevensies (returning to Narnia), Eustace (when returning to Narnia), Dryads, Naiads, Centaurs, Gryphons, Reepicheep.
    • Type 2: Ramandu, Coriakin, Eustace (as a dragon).
    • Type 3: The River God/Water Elemental (in Prince Caspian), The Lady of the Green Kirtle.
    • Type 5: Aslan, Tash, Father Time, Jadis/The White Witchnote .
    • Type 7: The Emperor Over the Sea.

  • The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant

  • Cthulhu Mythos

  • The Culture
    • Type -1: Some Mind avatars.
    • Type 0: Most humans and sentient aliens.
    • Type 1: Special Circumstances Agents.
    • Type 2: Idirans, Affronters.
    • Type 3: Some Drones, Knife Missiles, people in Culture-level combat armour, Androids.
    • Type 4: Combat Drones, the Iln Worldkiller, some Mind avatars.
    • Type 5: The Lords of Pavuelean Cyberhellnote , Culture Minds and equivalent Alien AIs.
    • Type 6: The Excession, the Sublimed.

  • Discworld
    • Type -1: Early Twoflower, swamp dragons, small gods, any particularly weak human.
    • Type 0: Later Twoflower, Rincewind, Nobby, Colon, ordinary humans.
    • Type 1: Sam Vimes, Captain Carrot, Lady Sybil, Vetrinari, Cohen the Barbarian, The Silver Horde, The Librarian, most assassins.
    • Type 2: Susan Sto Helit, most competant wizards and witches, lesser gods and anthropomorphic personifications, elves, Nac Mac Feegle, werewolves, vampires, trolls.
    • Type 3: Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg, (eventually) Tiffany Aching, the Queen of the Elves, the Luggage, most gods.
    • Type 4: Death, other high level Anthropomorphic Personifications (e.g. Time) high level gods (e.g. Fate and the Lady), The Auditors of Reality, Sourcerors, noble dragons.
    • Type 5: Great A'Tuin.
    • Type 6: Azreal and the other Old Ones.

  • The Dresden Files
    • Type 0: Average humans.
    • Type 1: Murphy, Marcone, Hendricks, Charity Carpenter, Daniel Carpenter.
    • Type 2: Molly, White Court Vampiresnote , Knights of the Crossnote , Red Court Vampires, members of the Fellowship of Saint Giles (when tapping into Vampire powers), Ghouls, Sigrun Gard, Hexenwulfen, Werewolves, Mousenote , Kincaid.
    • Type 3: Harry, most White Council Wardens, the nobility of the Red Court, the Knights of the Faerie Courts, most Denarians, Faerie Nobles, Corpsetaker, Super Ghouls, Loup Garou, the Nightmare, young Black Court vampires.
    • Type 4: The Senior Council, Cowl, Maeve and Lily, Lea, Knights of the Cross 'on the clock', Odin, Murphy at Chichen Itza, Bob, Evil Bob, Nicodemus, most Angels, Harry from Changes onwards as the Winter Knight, the Lords of the Outer Night, the Red King, elder Black Court vampires, Skinwalkers like Shagnasty, Outsiders (or at least the Walkers), the Archive, Eldest Gruff, the Erlking, Molly as the Winter Lady.
    • Type 5: Mab, Titania, Dragons are at least herenote , the Darkhallow can raise someone to this level, Demonreach within its boundaries.
    • Type 6: Uriel, other Archangels (Fallen and otherwise), The Mothers of Winter and Summer, Misternote .
    • Type 7: The Almightynote 

  • The Elenium/The Tamuli

  • The Empire of the East and The Books of Swords
    • Type -1: Mark in the First Book of Swords, Adrian in most of Woundhealer's Story.
    • Type 0: Most civilians, Rolf in most respects, Princess Kristin once she gives up her magical abilities.
    • Type 1: Ben of Purkinje, General Rostov, Jord, Denis, Yambu, Zoltan, Sir Andrew, Duke Fraktin, Baron Doon, Mewick, Chup.
    • Type 2: Mark once he has realized his power over demons, John Ominor given his ability to teleport and his extreme longevity. Som the Dead might also fall here, or perhaps in Type 3. Anyone wielding a Sword would fall at least here.
    • Type 3: Most wizards, although there is a lot of variation among them.note  Loford, Vilkata, Radelescu, Mitspilier, Blue-Robes, and Dame Yoldi would also fit in here.
    • Type 4: Elementals, djinni, and most demons, probably including Zapranoth, and certainly including Akbar. Draffut, plus ARDNEH before it acquires the magnetohydrodynamic core of the fusion power lamp.
    • Type 5: ARDNEH after it gets the gem, and Orcus. Probably the gods too, although they might fall at a very low Type 6.note 
    • Type 7: The Emperor.

  • Everworld

  • Galactic Milieu/Saga of the Exiles
    • Type 0: Normals.
    • Type 1: Felice Landry before acquiring a torc.
    • Type 2: Most metapsychic operants, some latents, grey torcs, many silver torcs, chalikos, bear-dogs.
    • Type 3: Most Tanu and Firvulag, some operants and silver torcs, masterclass operants and Grand Masters who only specialise in farsense.
    • Type 4: (Low end): High ranking Firvulag (Sharn, Pallol, etc.), high ranking Tanu (Nodonn Battlemaster, Kuhal Earthshaker, etc.), many gold torcs (Mercy Rosmar, Gomez Nolan, especially Aiken Drum, and Felice in their early stages), Brede Shipspouse, masterclass operants. (High end): Children of the Rebellion, Grand Masters, Fury, Marc Remillard, Jack the Bodiless, Diamond Mask, Aiken Drum at the start of Book 3 and ESPECIALLY late in Book 4, Lylmik, Atoning Unifex, Living Ships, Felice Landry at peak power.
    • Type 5: Exceptionally large metaconcerts.
    • Type 7: The Cosmic All.

  • Good Omens
    • Type 0: Ordinary humans (Mr. Young, Newt, Witchfinder Sergeant Shadwell)
    • Type 1: The Other Bikers of the Apocalypse
    • Type 2: Agnes Nutter, Anathema Device
    • Type 3: Crowley and Aziraphale
    • Type 4: Metatron, Beelzebub
    • Type 5: The Four Bikers of the Apocalypse
    • Type 6: Adam Young
    • Type 7: God, in his ineffable wisdom

  • Harry Potter
    • Type -1: Disembodied Voldemort, many non-magical creatures.
    • Type 0: Muggles, of course.
    • Type 1: Dudley Dursley in the later books, untrained wizards.
    • Type 2: Most student wizards, Giants and Half-Giants, Centaurs, ghosts, many magical creatures.
    • Type 3: Most adult wizards, some magical creatures, Dementors.
    • Type 4: Voldemort, Dumbledore, Grindelwald, House-elvesnote , the Four Founders, anyone who wields the Elder Wand, Merlin.
    • Type 6: Deathnote .

  • Heralds of Valdemar
    • Type -1: Herald-Chronicler Myste, Kechara, Karal (post-Mage Storms).
    • Type 0: Ordinary Valdemarans.
    • Type 1: Shin'a'in, battlesteeds, soldiers, mercenaries.
    • Type 2: Heralds (with useful Psychic Powers), Bards, priests, Change-children, Companions, Shin'a'in Swordsworn, Tarma, Alberich (before and after being Chosen), Karal, Kerowyn.
    • Type 3: Mages, Healers, Talia (when using her Mind Rape abilities), Firecats, Solaris, Grove-born Companions, divine avatars, Thalhkarsh, gryphons, any wielder of Need, colddrakes.
    • Type 4: Vanyel Ashkevron, Mornelithe Falconsbane, high-end Adept-level mages, the Guardian of Iftel, Lavan Firestorm, Thalhkarsh during his ascension to divinity.
    • Type 5: Urtho, Ma'ar in prehistory, Emperor Charles during his Final Strike.
    • Type 6: The Goddess, Vkandis Sunlord, the Wind Lords of Iftel (according to earlier books, it gets more complicated later).

  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
    • Type -1: Marvin.
    • Type 0: Humans, Arthur Dent initially, Trillian.
    • Type 1: Ford Prefect, Zaphod Beeblebrox, Vogons, Slartibartfast.
    • Type 2: Arthur Dent later in the story once he learns to fly.
    • Type 3: The Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal, Dolphins, Arthur's brain.
    • Type 4: Mice.
    • Type 6: Deep Thought, Earth.
    • Type 7: The Guide Mark 2.

  • Hyperion Cantos
    • Type -1: Rachel with Merlin's disease, Bikura.
    • Type 0: Most humans.
    • Type 1: Brawne Lamia, Fedmahn Kassad.
    • Type 2: Some Ousters.
    • Type 3: FORCE:GROUND soldiers.
    • Type 4: Pax Swiss Guard soldiers.
    • Type 5: Nemes Siblings.
    • Type 6: The Shrike, the TechnoCore.
    • Type 7: The Ultimate Intelligences.

  • The Iliad
    • Type 1: Regular soldiers (Note: men were stronger in the Heroic Age of Greek mythology)
    • Type 2: Mortal heroes: Odysseus, Aias and Aias, Hector, Patroclus, Achilles.
    • Type 3: Centaurs, demigods, and typical gods: Herakles, Aphrodite, Athena, Ares, Apollo.
    • Type 4: The strongest Olympian gods: Poseidon, Hades, Zeus.
    • Type 6: The Fates.

  • Inheritance Cycle
    • Type 0: Carvahall townsfolk, Jeod Longshanks (who was a 1 when younger), Worshipers of Helgrind.
    • Type 1: Varden and Imperial soldiers, Eragon early on in the series, Nasuada, Roran, Hrothgar, Orik, Murtagh, Orrin, Urgals.
    • Type 2: Elva, Eragon after learning magic, lower-end magicians, werecats.
    • Type 3: Higher-end magicians, Kull, the Ra'zac, most elves, Riders, Angela, Brom, most dragons, Eragon after his transformation, shades, Lord Barst, the Menoa Tree, Cuaroc.
    • Type 4: King Galbatorix, Shruikan, the dragons' minds, Eragon, Murtagh, and Arya at the end of the series.
    • Type 6: Guntera, if the ambiguous specter was indeed Him.

  • Keys to the Kingdom
    • Type -1: People infected with the Grey Spots.
    • Type 0: Humans, Arthur Penhaligon (starting out).
    • Type 1: Human soldiers.
    • Type 2: Ordinary Denizens and Piper's Children, Raised Rats, Not-Horses, most creatures employed by the Denizens, pieces of The Will.
    • Type 3: Sorcerers, several specialised types of Denizens, Captain Feverfew, Nithlings, soldiers in the Army Of The Architect, most of Arthur's companions by the end of the series, anyone with a Key.
    • Type 4: Powerful Sorcerers, Dawns, Noons and Dusks, the Doorkeeper, Dame Primus, Arthur by the end of the series, the Ancient Mariner.
    • Type 5: Trustees (with their Key), the Piper, Dame Primus (later on).
    • Type 6: Lord Sunday, Nothing, The House itself, the Old One.
    • Type 7: The Architect, Arthur as the New Architect.

  • Mistborn
    • Type 0: Skaa, Nobles.
    • Type 1: Hazekillers, elite soldiers, Koloss.
    • Type 2: Kandra (OreSeur, TenSoon), Mistings (Breeze, Hammond, Clubs), fully-grown Koloss, Ferrings.
    • Type 3: Mistborn (Kelsier, Vin, Elend), Feruchemists (Sazed), Inquisitors (Kar, Bendal, Marsh), some Twinborn and all Compounders (Wax, Wayne, Miles).
    • Type 4: The Lord Ruler, Ruin's Inquistors, Vin, while drawing upon the mists.
    • Type 5: The Well of Ascension, Ruin and Preservation, Vin when she draws upon all of Preservation's power and takes His place.
    • Type 6: Sazed, as Harmony.

  • Nasuverse

  • The Neverending Story

  • Old Kingdom
    • Type -1: Southerling refugees, Nick.
    • Type 0: Humans, Lesser Dead.
    • Type 1: Soldiers, weak Charter Mages.
    • Type 2: Ancelstierran Scouts, most Necromancers, Shadow Hands, the Clayr, Possessed!Nick, Lirael before becoming Abhorsen-in-Waiting, Guard Sendings, most Greater Dead.
    • Type 3: The Abhorsen, powerful Charter Mages, Mogget, Chlorr of the Mask, The Disreputable Dog a.k.a. Kibeth, Sam, King Touchstone.
    • Type 4: Kerrigor.
    • Type 5: The 7 Bright Shiners, Mogget Unbound a.k.a Yrael.
    • Type 6: Orannis The Destroyer.

  • Percy Jackson and the Olympiansnote 
    • Type 0: Most mortals.
    • Type 1: Rachel, Sally Jackson, Paul Blofis.
    • Type 2: Most monsters and magical creatures, most half-bloods and magicians.
    • Type 3: Echidna's children, Lord Antaeus, Geryon, people who have dipped in the River Styx, magicians using the Divine Words.
    • Type 4: (Lower end:) Echidna, Scylla and Charybdis, Briares, half-blood children of the Big Three, dragons (Higher end:) Gods, Titans, drakons.
    • Type 5: Typhon, The Gods of Earth and Sky, The Sisters of Fate, Gaia.
    • Type 7: Fate.

  • The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel

  • Skulduggery Pleasant
    • Type -1: Remnants without hosts, Tesseract without his mask.
    • Type 0: Mortals.
    • Type 1: Cleavers, Rippers, Hollow Men, Batu.
    • Type 2: Untrained mages, magic-users with specific abilities (Teleporters, Sensitives, etc.), Ghastly.
    • Type 3: The majority of sorcerers and mages, most other people with supernatural abilities.
    • Type 4: Anyone who knows their True Name, anyone with the Sceptre Of The Ancients, Mevolent, the Grotesquery, Darquesse, Lord Vile, Melancholia as the Death Bringer, Argeddion.
    • Type 5: The true potential of Darquesse and the Death Bringer, Argeddion while using the Accelerator.
    • Type 6: The Faceless Ones.

  • Sten Series
    • Type -1: Rykor (need for water limits her to places she can bring a tank), Cnidaria (same).
    • Typeá0: Most humans, like Sam'l, Privy council members. While Sr Ecu, and other Manabi can fly, they are true neutral pacifists.
    • Typeá1: Imperial Guardsmen, most elite Tahn, Cind, Mantis soldiers, The Jann, The Companions, Baron Thoreson, Lisa Haines.
    • Typeá2: Guardsmen in power armor,áAlex Kilgour, Bhor, N'ranya, Spindars, Pvt Kurshayne, and of course, The Eternal Emperor, Sten, (debatably because while Mantis members are BadassNormals, in-universe Sten is described as "the best there ever was").
    • Typeá3: The Resurrection Ship's computer.

  • The Stormlight Archive
    • Type 0: Ordinary humans.
    • Type 1: Most soldiers.
    • Type 2: Parshendi, Shardbearers with only blade or only plate.
    • Type 3: Shardbearers with plate and blade (Dalinar, Adolin), Surgebinders (Szeth, Kaladin, Jasnah, Shallan).
    • Type 4: The Heralds.
    • Type 5: The Shards of Adonalsium (Honor, Cultivation, Odium).

  • Sword of Truth

  • Tairen Soul
    • Type -1: Non-magical Fey women, Lillis and Lorelle.
    • Type 0: Ellysetta in the first book, Lauriana and Sol Baristani, Den Brodson, Melliandra.
    • Type 1: Celierian and Eld soldiers.
    • Type 2: Fey men in general, Celierians with Fey blood.
    • Type 3: Elite Fey warriors, Shei'dalins, Mages, Kieran, Bel, Shan, Gaelen.
    • Type 4: (Lower end:) Tairen and Tairen Soul in general, Rainier, Ellysetta, Vadim Maur (Higher end:) The Eye of Truth, Grandfather, the Tairen of Light.
    • Type 5: Seledorn.
    • Type 6: Adelis.

  • Tolkien's Legendarium
    • Type 0: Hobbits, Men, Orcs, Goblins.
    • Type 1: Some Men, Some Hobbits, Dwarf warriors, Some Orcs, Uruk-hai.
    • Type 2: Ents, Trolls, most Elves, Wargs, Műmakil, Eagles, Giant Spiders, Nazgűl, Fell Beasts, Werewolves, Beorn.
    • Type 3: High Elves, Istari, Huan, Carcharoth, Shelob, Sauron (after downfall of N˙menor), the One Ring.
    • Type 4: Maiar, Balrogs, Dragons, Ungoliantnote , Tom Bombadil, Sauron with the One Ring.
    • Type 5: Valar, Morgoth.
    • Type 6: The Ainur before becoming Valar.
    • Type 7: Eru Il˙vatar.

  • Tortall Universe
    • Type 0: Ordinary Humans.
    • Type 1: Raoul of Golden Lake, Keladry of Mindelan, Queen Thayet, weakly Gifted humans, Spidrens, most trained soldiers, George, Coram.
    • Type 2: Gareth of Naxen the Elder, Faithful, Aly, Nawat, Ochobu, Centaurs, Griffins, moderately Gifted humans.
    • Type 3: Duke Roger, King Jonathan, Alanna, Daine, Ozorne, Tristan.
    • Type 4: Numair, Dragons, Daine (with the power of Hag), King Jonathan with the Dominion Jewel.
    • Type 5: Weaker Gods.
    • Type 6: Greater Gods.

  • Wheel of Time
    • Type -1: Tinkers.
    • Type 0: Most normal people.
    • Type 1: Ogier, Trollocs, Tam al'Thor and the other Emond's Fielders, Aiel, Borderlanders.
    • Type 2: Warders, Fades, Perrin Aybara, Mat Cauthon (the last two have aspects of type 4 due to being ta'veren), Min, Bair.
    • Type 3: Channelers (Moiraine, Siuan, Elaida, and others), gholams, Padan Fain/Mordeth.
    • Type 4: Powerful channelers (including Rand al'Thornote , Mazrim Taim, Egwene, Elayne, Nynaeve, and others), the Forsaken, The Green Mannote , anyone who channels the One Power with an angreal or sa'angreal, Shaidar Haran, Perrin in the World of Dreams.
    • Type 5: The Dark One bound, Randnote  with the Choedan Kalnote .
    • Type 6: The Dark One unbound, Rand with the full power of the Choedan Kalnote .
    • Type 7: The Creator.

  • Xeelee Sequence
    • Type -1: Neutron star humans, Sculptor 872, Cilia of Gold.
    • Type 0: Most humans.
    • Type 1: Spinner of Rope, Jim Bolder, Pirius.
    • Type 2: Silver Ghosts, Qax.
    • Type 4: Spline without starbreakers.
    • Type 5: Spline with starbreakers, Photino Birds.
    • Type 6: Nightfighters, the Anti-Xeelee, the Transcendence, Callisto Microbes.
    • Type 7: Monads.


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