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* In the ''Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'', Splatterman was once dropped through a mulcher. He regenerated. Calling his power a "HealingFactor" just doesn't seem to get the message across...
** Mr. Easter's life is a series of one big catastrophe after another, all of which land him in the morgue. Of course, one of his powers is coming back from the dead after three days.


* Lampshaded in ''Webcomic/GrrlPower'' [[http://www.grrlpowercomic.com/archives/748 here]]. Sydney suspects that if she had regeneration, which she doesn't (''as far as she knows''), she'd get hurt with alarming frequency.
** It bears note that their team's invulnerable guy, Achilles, goes through things that would cripple anyone else with alarming frequency... in part because he's reckless and because he enjoys showing off. (He once blocked a sword thrust with his ''eye'' just to unnerve the assailant.) Good Thing You Don't Need To Heal?

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* Lampshaded in ''Webcomic/GrrlPower'' [[http://www.grrlpowercomic.com/archives/748 here]]. Sydney suspects that if she had regeneration, which she doesn't (''as far as she knows''), she'd get hurt with alarming frequency.
frequency. Maxima counters that it's mainly because the only way comic writers can show off the power is by having the person be hurt to begin with.
** It bears note that their team's invulnerable guy, Achilles, goes through things that would cripple anyone else with alarming frequency... in part because he's reckless and because he enjoys showing off. (He once blocked a sword thrust with his ''eye'' ''[[EyeScream eye]]'' [[ExploitedTrope just to unnerve the assailant.assailant]].) Good Thing You Don't Need To Heal?


->'''Pearl:''' ''(after getting stabbed in the back)'' [[MajorInjuryUnderreaction Whoopsy-daisy! Steven, it's okay!]] [[KilledMidSentence I'm gonna be just f-]]

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** It's a good job the Timeless Child can regenerate, because they go through multiple lives before reaching adulthood, and before their adopted parent dies of old age. The first regeneration, at least, was an accident; it's unclear whether the subsequent ones were deliberate experimentation or just the result of extreme bad luck and clumsiness.

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* In ''Literature/ShadowOfTheConqueror,'' Daylen can regenerate from just about anything shy of [[DecapitationRequired decapitation]], and [[SympatheticInspectorAntagonist Lyrah]] is [[PunchedAcrossTheRoom very aware of this]]. Daylen later invokes this trope on [[spoiler: Ahrek]] to subdue him.


* Franchise/SpiderMan is said to have this in the ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan2'', this is what makes his blood so invaluable to Harry Osborn who's dying of a rare genetic disease and explains away how Peter can get pounded on so much and then wake up the next day feeling 100%.

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* Franchise/SpiderMan is said to have this in the ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan2'', this ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan2''. This is what makes his blood so invaluable to Harry Osborn Osborn, who's dying of a rare genetic disease and explains away how Peter can get pounded on so much and then wake up the next day feeling 100%.


** Sabertooth and Deadpool in ''Film/XMenOriginsWolverine'', and again for the latter in ''Film/{{Deadpool}}'', who ''cuts off his own hand'' to escape custody, and breaks both of his arms punching Colossus.

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** Sabertooth and Deadpool in ''Film/XMenOriginsWolverine'', and again for the latter in ''Film/{{Deadpool}}'', ''Film/{{Deadpool|2016}}'', who ''cuts off his own hand'' to escape custody, and breaks both of his arms punching Colossus.


It's generally a safe assumption that a character who uses this trope a lot has the RequiredSecondaryPowers of FeelNoPain or at least ''reduced'' pain. As even though they can regenerate that doesn't mean they can't ''feel'' the wound(s). And as anyone who has recovered from an injury can assert, healing doesn't exactly feel great all the time either. Or, it could be {{blessed with suck}} -- yes, he can heal supernaturally fast, but he feels all the pain at once.

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It's generally a safe assumption that a character who uses this trope a lot has the RequiredSecondaryPowers of FeelNoPain or at least FeelNoPain, although only ''reduced'' pain. As even though they can regenerate pain is more common as a form of {{Slapstick}} - the character will comment that doesn't mean they can't ''feel'' while accelerated healing sounds cool, getting decapitated or shot in the wound(s). head still hurts like hell. And as anyone who has recovered from an injury can assert, the process of healing doesn't exactly feel great all the time either. Or, it there could be {{blessed with suck}} a NecessaryDrawback -- yes, he can heal supernaturally fast, but he feels all the pain at once.

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** It's been noted in-universe that Wolverine's healing ability has made him careless. Since he's able to recover from nearly any damage and has long since gotten accustomed to extreme pain, he tends to let himself take normally-lethal injuries just to keep the fight going or escape a bad situation just because it was faster than a more measured approach.


* In ''WebComic/UndyingHappiness'', a girl named Naomi leaves behind her dysfunctional family to live with her Internet boyfriend Keisuke. Keisuke is a kind, friendly, but profoundly clumsy guy who happens to have uncanny powers of regeneration... which Naomi discovers in the first chapter after Keisuke ''accidentally burns his house down'' and ''emerges from the ashes as a walking skeleton''.
* ''WebComic/ManlyGuysDoingManlyThings'' showed the downside of this trope: when [[Franchise/XMen Wolverine]] sparred with [[VideoGame/GodOfWar Kratos]], they end up having to call Commander Badass for help because Wolverine's body healed ''around'' Kratos's [[InstantChucks blades]], trapping them in. The Commander's later seen basically constantly injuring Wolverine so he could remove the blades.

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* In ''WebComic/UndyingHappiness'', ''Webcomic/UndyingHappiness'', a girl named Naomi leaves behind her dysfunctional family to live with her Internet boyfriend Keisuke. Keisuke is a kind, friendly, but profoundly clumsy guy who happens to have uncanny powers of regeneration... which Naomi discovers in the first chapter after Keisuke ''accidentally burns his house down'' and ''emerges from the ashes as a walking skeleton''.
* ''WebComic/ManlyGuysDoingManlyThings'' ''Webcomic/ManlyGuysDoingManlyThings'' showed the downside of this trope: when [[Franchise/XMen Wolverine]] sparred with [[VideoGame/GodOfWar Kratos]], they end up having to call Commander Badass for help because Wolverine's body healed ''around'' Kratos's [[InstantChucks blades]], trapping them in. The Commander's later seen basically constantly injuring Wolverine so he could remove the blades.


* ''WebComic/ManlyGuysDoingManlyThings'' showed the downside of this trope: when [[Franchise/XMen Wolverine]] sparred with [[VideoGame/GodOfWarSeries Kratos]], they end up having to call Commander Badass for help because Wolverine's body healed ''around'' Kratos's [[InstantChucks blades]], trapping them in. The Commander's later seen basically constantly injuring Wolverine so he could remove the blades.

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* ''WebComic/ManlyGuysDoingManlyThings'' showed the downside of this trope: when [[Franchise/XMen Wolverine]] sparred with [[VideoGame/GodOfWarSeries [[VideoGame/GodOfWar Kratos]], they end up having to call Commander Badass for help because Wolverine's body healed ''around'' Kratos's [[InstantChucks blades]], trapping them in. The Commander's later seen basically constantly injuring Wolverine so he could remove the blades.


* Franchise/SpiderMan is said to have this in the ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan2'', this is what makes his blood so invaluable to Harry Osborn who's dying of a rare genetic disease and explains away how Peter can get pounded on so much and then wake up the next day feeling 100%. And for certain, Dr. Connors had this in his Lizard form for the first movie. In fact, his research was done in the first place to regrow his missing arm.

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* Whether as PoliceAreUseless was the norm in [[Film/SpiderManTrilogy the Raimi films]] so that the villains didn't get taken down too fast, in ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan'' the Lizard gets attacked by a dozen SWAT officers who proceed to fill him full of bullets, all to demonstrate his HealingFactor.
* Franchise/SpiderMan is said to have this in the ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan2'', this is what makes his blood so invaluable to Harry Osborn who's dying of a rare genetic disease and explains away how Peter can get pounded on so much and then wake up the next day feeling 100%. And for certain, Dr. Connors had this in his Lizard form for the first movie. In fact, his research was done in the first place to regrow his missing arm.


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** It bears note that their team's invulnerable guy, Achilles, goes through things that would cripple anyone else with alarming frequency... in part because he's reckless and because he enjoys showing off. (He once blocked a sword thrust with his ''eye'' just to unnerve the assailant.) Good Thing You Don't Need To Heal?

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