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[[SisterTrope Often overlaps]] with NonPoweredCostumedHero in superhero settings -- to the point that that trope page was made to help people avoid confusing the two concepts.

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[[SisterTrope Often overlaps]] with NonPoweredCostumedHero in superhero settings -- to the point that that trope page was made to help people avoid confusing the two concepts.



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They notably have none of the fantastic enhancements, magic, or special powers that others do. It might even be [[MugglePower a sore point for them]], but that just makes us encourage them more. Female versions are usually {{Action Girl}}s with a GirlPosse or LovelyAngels.

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They notably have none of the fantastic enhancements, magic, or special powers that others do. It might even be [[MugglePower a sore point for them]], but that just makes us encourage them more. Female versions are usually {{Action Girl}}s with a GirlPosse or LovelyAngels.\n


->'''ComicBook/LexLuthor''': What makes you think you can kill Franchise/{{Superman}} when you can't even handle a mere mortal in a Halloween costume?\\

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->'''ComicBook/LexLuthor''': What makes you think you can kill Franchise/{{Superman}} Superman when you can't even handle a mere mortal in a Halloween costume?\\


They notably have none of the fantastic enhancements, magic or special powers that others do. It might even be [[MugglePower a sore point for them]], but that just makes us encourage them more. Female versions are usually {{Action Girl}}s with a GirlPosse or LovelyAngels.

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They notably have none of the fantastic enhancements, magic magic, or special powers that others do. It might even be [[MugglePower a sore point for them]], but that just makes us encourage them more. Female versions are usually {{Action Girl}}s with a GirlPosse or LovelyAngels.


[[InAWorld In a world]] with supernatural dealings or superpowers, this character is the one who is able to keep being useful through [[BadassBookworm intellect]], martial arts abilities, [[TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty general]] [[CombatPragmatist ruthlessness]], or just being CrazyPrepared.

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[[InAWorld In a world]] with supernatural dealings or superpowers, this character is the one who is able to keep being useful through [[BadassBookworm intellect]], martial arts abilities, [[TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty general]] [[CombatPragmatist general ruthlessness]], or just being CrazyPrepared.


->'''ComicBook/LexLuthor''': What makes you think you can kill Franchise/{{Superman}} when you can't even handle a mere mortal in a Halloween costume?
->'''ComicBook/TheJoker''': There's nothing "mere" about ''that'' mortal.

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->'''ComicBook/LexLuthor''': What makes you think you can kill Franchise/{{Superman}} when you can't even handle a mere mortal in a Halloween costume?
->'''ComicBook/TheJoker''':
costume?\\
'''ComicBook/TheJoker''':
There's nothing "mere" about ''that'' mortal.


It's become increasingly common for the Badass Normal to be a protagonist, as he is [[ThisLoserIsYou easier to relate to for us ordinary muggles]] in contrast to the often-unrealistic ideal lead. If they are in TheTeam, then they are usually TheLeader, or at least [[TheSmartGuy the brains of the outfit]], to compensate.

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It's become increasingly common for the Badass Normal to be a protagonist, as he is [[ThisLoserIsYou easier to relate to for us ordinary muggles]] ordinary]] {{Muggles}} in contrast to the often-unrealistic ideal lead. If they are in TheTeam, then they are usually TheLeader, or at least [[TheSmartGuy the brains of the outfit]], to compensate.


->'''ComicBook/TheJoker''': There's nothing "mere" about that mortal.

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->'''ComicBook/TheJoker''': There's nothing "mere" about that ''that'' mortal.


[[quoteright:300:[[ComicBook/BatmanTheDarkKnightReturns http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/batman_vs_superman_wallpaper-300x225.jpg]]]]
[[caption-width-right:300:[[{{Franchise/Batman}} He]] doesn't need powers!\\
[[MemeticMutation He's the goddamn Batman!]]]]

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[[quoteright:300:[[ComicBook/BatmanTheDarkKnightReturns http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/batman_vs_superman_wallpaper-300x225.jpg]]]]
[[caption-width-right:300:[[{{Franchise/Batman}} He]] doesn't need powers!\\
[[MemeticMutation He's the goddamn Batman!]]]]
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If a Badass Normal is capable of things that should only be superhuman, then they have a CharlesAtlasSuperpower. If Badass runs in their family, it's because LamarckWasRight. If they are given superpowers after being non-powered for a while , you get an EmpoweredBadassNormal. If they only lost powers they actually used to have, they've been BroughtDownToBadass.

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If a Badass Normal is capable of things that should only be superhuman, then they have a CharlesAtlasSuperpower. If Badass runs in their family, it's because LamarckWasRight. If they are given superpowers after being non-powered for a while , while, you get an EmpoweredBadassNormal. If they only lost powers they actually used to have, they've been BroughtDownToBadass.


Compare MugglesDoItBetter, UnfazedEveryman, WeakButSkilled, PunyEarthlings. A HunterOfMonsters frequently is one, though there are just as many HunterOfHisOwnKind or FurAgainstFang variants.

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Compare MugglesDoItBetter, UnfazedEveryman, WeakButSkilled, PunyEarthlings.PunyEarthlings, and especially HeartIsAnAwesomePower. A HunterOfMonsters frequently is one, though there are just as many HunterOfHisOwnKind or FurAgainstFang variants.


Compare MugglesDoItBetter, UnfazedEveryman, WeakButSkilled, PunyEarthlings. TheHunter frequently is one, though there are just as many HunterOfHisOwnKind or FurAgainstFang variants.

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Compare MugglesDoItBetter, UnfazedEveryman, WeakButSkilled, PunyEarthlings. TheHunter A HunterOfMonsters frequently is one, though there are just as many HunterOfHisOwnKind or FurAgainstFang variants.

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