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* Subverted in ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40K'', where the vats can keep the person alive, but because the victim's injuries are simply too serious (and serious injuries on a SpaceMarine would kill normal people several times over) they are instead armored, given legs and heavy weapons, and sent off to vanquish the Emperor's enemies as Dreadnoughts.


* ''Franchise/StarWars'' has bacta tanks, using the universal regenerative fluid containing some sort of microbe. Most famously used with Luke in ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack''.

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* ''Franchise/StarWars'' has bacta tanks, using the universal regenerative fluid containing some sort of microbe. Most famously used with Luke in ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack''.''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'', and crucial to the plot of the third and fourth novels in the Literature/XWingSeries.


Subtrope of both AutoDoc and PeopleJars. Related to {{Panacea}} and HealingPotion. May involve NanoMachines.

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Subtrope of both AutoDoc and PeopleJars. Related to {{Panacea}} {{Panacea}}, HealingPotion, and HealingPotion.HealItWithWater. May involve NanoMachines.


* One appears in ''Anime/AuldNoahZero'' season 2.

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* One appears in ''Anime/AuldNoahZero'' ''Anime/AldNoahZero'' season 2.

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* One appears in ''Anime/AuldNoahZero'' season 2.


** Though contrary to other examples, in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'' it takes Link a hundred years to heal up from near-fatal wounds, and it comes at the cost of his memory. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQ6jisr1Nlk&list=PLSQLREUw9vwlh8bzgvZCt_WS8615trN5H One can only imagine Link's thoughts upon waking, alone, in such alien-looking environs]]

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** Though contrary to other examples, in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'' it takes Link a hundred years to heal up from near-fatal wounds, and it comes at the cost of his memory. memory but also [[FountainOfYouth halts aging.]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQ6jisr1Nlk&list=PLSQLREUw9vwlh8bzgvZCt_WS8615trN5H One can only imagine Link's thoughts upon waking, alone, in such alien-looking environs]]


* ''WesterAnimation/DannyPhantom'' was put in one after crash-landing on the yeti world.

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* ''WesterAnimation/DannyPhantom'' ''WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom'' was put in one after crash-landing on the yeti world.


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* ''WesternAnimation/TronUprising'': The title character has to rely on one stored in his hideout due to injuries and malware, staving off CriticalExistenceFailure from the damage.


* ''VideoGame/BravelyDefault'' has the White Magic Circulation Hub for Eternian Central Command. [[WitchWithACapitalB Victoria F. Stein]] experiences its treatments [[IllGirl regularly]].

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* ''VideoGame/BravelyDefault'' has the White Magic Circulation Hub for Eternian Central Command. [[WitchWithACapitalB Victoria F. Stein]] experiences its treatments [[IllGirl regularly]]. Come ''VideoGame/BravelySecond'', [[spoiler:it's being used to keep Tiz Arrior alive with the absence of his soul]].



** Though contrary to other examples, in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'' it takes Link a hundred years to heal up and it comes with a free mind wipe. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQ6jisr1Nlk&list=PLSQLREUw9vwlh8bzgvZCt_WS8615trN5H One can only imagine Link's thoughts upon waking, alone, in such alien-looking environs]]

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** Though contrary to other examples, in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'' it takes Link a hundred years to heal up from near-fatal wounds, and it comes with a free mind wipe.at the cost of his memory. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQ6jisr1Nlk&list=PLSQLREUw9vwlh8bzgvZCt_WS8615trN5H One can only imagine Link's thoughts upon waking, alone, in such alien-looking environs]]


* Iliff in the ''Agent of Vega'' series by Creator/JamesHSchmitz delivers his final report from a healing vat, after his near-fatal confrontation with the BigBad of the story.

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* Iliff in the ''Agent of Vega'' ''Literature/AgentOfVega'' series by Creator/JamesHSchmitz delivers his final report from a healing vat, after his near-fatal confrontation with the BigBad of the story.


* These are used in ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' by Frieza's minions. They're apparently mondo cool!

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* These are used in ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' by Frieza's minions. They're apparently mondo cool![[TotallyRadical mondo]] [[MemeticMutation cool]]!

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** Though contrary to other examples, in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'' it takes Link a hundred years to heal up and it comes with a free mind wipe. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQ6jisr1Nlk&list=PLSQLREUw9vwlh8bzgvZCt_WS8615trN5H One can only imagine Link's thoughts upon waking, alone, in such alien-looking environs]]


* ''Fanfic/AdviceAndTrust'': After fighting Zeruel Rei spent an entire week in a transparent tank full of LCL, healing her body. Ritsuko spent that time observing her and resenting that she was forced to resort to old-fashioned bandages and band-aids whereas Rei had preferential treatment.

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* ''Fanfic/AdviceAndTrust'': After fighting Zeruel Zeruel, Rei spent an entire week in a transparent tank full of LCL, healing her body. Ritsuko spent that time observing her and resenting that she was forced to resort to old-fashioned bandages and band-aids whereas Rei had preferential treatment.


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* Vilgax of ''Franchise/Ben10'' spends most of the first season inside one after the vessel carrying the Omnitrix caused his ship's bridge to explode with its counterattack. After coming out, his body was augmented with muscle enhancing implants to make him even stronger.

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* Vilgax of ''Franchise/Ben10'' spends most of the first season inside one after the vessel carrying the Omnitrix caused his ship's bridge to explode with its counterattack. After coming out, his body was augmented with muscle enhancing implants [[CameBackStrong to make him even stronger.stronger]].





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* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'' has the Shrine of Resurrection in which Link wakes up in a vat filled with glowing blue liquid after having been OnlyMostlyDead since Calamity Ganon destroyed Hyrule.

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