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* General Zod's associate Ursa has all the regular Kryptonian powers and weaknesses, but her eyes can't stand bright light. Knocking off her protective goggles will briefly stun her as she clutches her eyes in pain. The Eradicator (or at least when he reappeared after Superman's death) was like that, too--he couldn't take Superman's body and ended up forging a new one with the room around him. It wasn't perfect and he couldn't take in light properly, hence his shades. It's because of this that his battle with Steel turned in Steel's favor--he knocked off his shades fighting back.

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* General Zod's associate Ursa has all the regular Kryptonian powers and weaknesses, but her eyes can't stand bright light. Knocking off her protective goggles will briefly stun her as she clutches her eyes in pain. The Eradicator (or at least when he reappeared after Superman's ComicBook/{{Superman}}'s death) was like that, too--he couldn't take Superman's body and ended up forging a new one with the room around him. It wasn't perfect and he couldn't take in light properly, hence his shades. It's because of this that his battle with Steel ComicBook/{{Steel}} turned in Steel's favor--he knocked off his shades fighting back.


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* ''ComicBook/RobinSeries'': The Dark Rider can only fly if he's on his shadow steed, and once he's unhorsed the thing dissipates and he can't call it up again until the next night.

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* WeakToMagic: Is weak against magical attacks.

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* In ''VideoGame/OdinSphere'', all of the heroes can fit this trope for their respective final boss fights on the player's route towards the Good Ending. For example, King Gallon believes himself to be invincible, as only a person with Titanian royal blood and Odette's power over death can actually kill him. It happens to be Oswald.


* ''Literature/FateApocrypha'' features the mythical [[Literature/TheIliad Achilles]] and [[Literature/{{Nibelungenlied}} Siegfried]] as Servants in the Grail War. Both are NighInvulnerable warriors save for their physical weakspots -- the famed heel in the case of the former, and the leaf-shaped spot in the back of the latter. [[spoiler:In Achilles's case, it turns out hitting the heel only ''removes'' his NighInvulnerability; he's still plenty badass even if it is hit.]]

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* ''Literature/FateApocrypha'' ''LightNovel/FateApocrypha'' features the mythical [[Literature/TheIliad Achilles]] and [[Literature/{{Nibelungenlied}} Siegfried]] as Servants in the Grail War. Both are NighInvulnerable warriors save for their physical weakspots -- the famed heel in the case of the former, and the leaf-shaped spot in the back of the latter. [[spoiler:In Achilles's case, it turns out hitting the heel only ''removes'' his NighInvulnerability; he's still plenty badass even if it is hit.]]

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* ''ComicBook/TheBlackKnight'': The only material that isn't vulnerable to the Omnisolve is diamond. This is utilized several times by the Ducks against the Black Knight, such as Donald loading a cannon with a massive diamond (it might have worked if Lusene didn't damage the cannon first) and Scrooge trapping Lusene in an air-sealed room entirely lined with diamond dust.


* In a rare FightingGame example, [[VideoGame/PunchOut Little Mac]] in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' is PurposelyOverpowered... on the ground. If he's thrown or launched into the air even once, he becomes almost completely helpless.

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In a rare FightingGame example, [[VideoGame/PunchOut Little Mac]] in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' is PurposelyOverpowered... on the ground. If he's thrown or launched into the air even once, he becomes almost completely helpless.


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*** In the original ''Dragon Ball'', Goku manages to hold an edge over [[WakeUpCallBoss General Blue]], until the latter used his special power to freeze Goku's body. It's worth noting Blue nearly killed Goku no less than ''three'' times this way.

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*** In the original ''Dragon Ball'', ''Manga/DragonBall'', Goku manages to hold an edge over [[WakeUpCallBoss General Blue]], until the latter used his special power to freeze Goku's body. It's worth noting Blue nearly killed Goku no less than ''three'' times this way.


Other versions and variations of the Achilles Heel include:

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** Destroying a ship's rudders is also a viable tactic, since the ship loses it's means to maneuver. A famous example would be the German Battleship, Bismarck, which took a torpedo to the rudder, jamming it locking the ship in port side turn. Unable to repair the damage, the ship was left a sitting duck for the pursing British forces, who quickly pounced on it with everything they had.

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* ''Literature/FateApocrypha'' features the mythical [[Literature/TheIliad Achilles]] and [[Literature/{{Nibelungenlied}} Siegfried]] as Servants in the Grail War. Both are NighInvulnerable warriors save for their physical weakspots -- the famed heel in the case of the former, and the leaf-shaped spot in the back of the latter. [[spoiler:In Achilles's case, it turns out hitting the heel only ''removes'' his NighInvulnerability; he's still plenty badass even if it is hit.]]


** The film also offers another natural weakness for Superman besides the stand-bys of [[BroughtDownToNormal red sun energy]] and [[KryptoniteFactor Kryptonite]]. Specifically the atmosphere of Krypton was a lot thinner and Clark had spent his whole life in a much thicker environment.

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** The film also offers another natural weakness for Superman besides the stand-bys of [[BroughtDownToNormal red sun energy]] and [[KryptoniteFactor Kryptonite]]. Specifically Specifically, the atmosphere of Krypton was a lot thinner and Clark had spent his whole life in a much thicker environment.environment. When Superman gets close to Zod's terraforming machine in order to destroy it, he finds himself in a replica of Krypton's thinner atmosphere, which disorients and nauseates him.


*** In the new continuity, ''Film/RogueOne'' explains that [[spoiler:the flaw was deliberately added and laboriously hidden by a Rebel sympathizer, who was also the one who fed them the information they would need to exploit it.]]

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*** In the new continuity, ''Film/RogueOne'' explains that [[spoiler:the flaw was deliberately added and laboriously hidden by a Rebel sympathizer, who was also the one who fed them the information they would need to exploit it. The sympathizer knew that the Empire would eventually build a perfect Death Star even without his engineering prowess (something they would later do in ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi''), so he accepted their [[AnOfferYouCantRefuse "offer"]] to join the Death Star's engineering team in order to plant this flaw and sabotage them.]]


** [[spoiler:And as of Book 3 for Korra, P'li as well.]]

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** [[spoiler:And as of Book 3 for of Korra, P'li as well.]]


** A few Fruit users have additional weaknesses that keep them from being completely invincible. Bartolomeo has an upper limit to the number of barriers he can create at once and his barriers [[MakeMeWannaShout cannot stop sound]]. Trafalgar Law's Fruit powers drain his stamina. Blackbeard's Logia powers draw in everything around him, so he can't dodge attacks. Some of Robin's techniques, such as making wings, are unusually tiring, and her generated limbs are considered part of her and thus make her vulnerable to any TouchOfDeath sort of power. [[spoiler:Big Mom's soul-infused constructs (known as Homies) are significantly more vulnerable to damage than she is, especially soul-targeting damage, and are also fairly disloyal and can be turned against her; either way, removing them from the equation can significantly neutering her damage output. On top of that, her soul-ripping abilities will simply not work on anyone that isn't afraid of her]].

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** A few Fruit users have additional weaknesses that keep them from being completely invincible. Bartolomeo has an upper limit to both the number of barriers he can create at once and the total area he can cover with them, and his barriers [[MakeMeWannaShout cannot stop sound]]. Trafalgar Law's Fruit powers drain his stamina. Blackbeard's Logia powers draw in everything around him, so he can't dodge attacks. Some of Robin's techniques, such as making wings, are unusually tiring, and her generated limbs are considered part of her and thus make her vulnerable to any TouchOfDeath sort of power. [[spoiler:Big Mom's soul-infused constructs (known as Homies) are significantly more vulnerable to damage than she is, especially soul-targeting damage, and are also fairly disloyal and can be turned against her; either way, removing them from the equation can significantly neutering her damage output. On top of that, her soul-ripping abilities will simply not work on anyone that isn't afraid of her]].

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