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* On ''Series/{{Charmed}}'', a common witch power is telekinesis and a common power for [[OurAngelsAreDifferent Whitelighters]] is [[TeleportersAndTransporters orbing]]. Paige, Chris, and Wyatt, who are all half-witch/half-whitelighter, each combine these powers into orb-telekinesis.

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* On ''Series/{{Charmed}}'', ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}'', a common witch power is telekinesis and a common power for [[OurAngelsAreDifferent Whitelighters]] is [[TeleportersAndTransporters orbing]]. Paige, Chris, and Wyatt, who are all half-witch/half-whitelighter, each combine these powers into orb-telekinesis.


* Not a 'power' per se, but in the ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'' fic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5368569/1/Offensive-Care Offensive Care]]'', the discovery that Chip and Dale share an unusual anomaly in their blood (despite the fact that they aren't biologically related) leads to Dale working out that he and Chip retain some fragments of mouse DNA from the time the team got 'mixed up' in "A Fly in the Ointment", with the long-term result that Dale and Gadget are compatible enough to have children despite being different species.



* Film/LittleNicky, being the offspring of Satan and an angel, can perform both good and evil miracles.

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* Film/LittleNicky, being the offspring of Satan and an angel, can perform both good and evil miracles.miracles, and can even get into Heaven with a sufficiently good deed.



** Michael Corvin becomes a werewolf-vampire hybrid by getting subsequently bitten by [[spoiler:Lucien, a werewolf, and Selene, a vampire]], but only because [[spoiler:he is a human descendant of the first immortal Alexander Corvinus, carrying the original strain of the virus]].

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** Michael Corvin becomes a werewolf-vampire hybrid by getting subsequently bitten by [[spoiler:Lucien, a werewolf, and Selene, a vampire]], but only because [[spoiler:he is a human descendant of the first immortal Alexander Corvinus, carrying the genetic mutation that allowed for the original strain strains of the virus]].immortal virus to be created]].

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* In ''Literature/WingsOfFire'', the abilities of hybrids between different [[YouKeepUsingThatWord tribes]] of dragon vary. Darkstalker, an [=IceWing=]/[=NightWing=] hybrid, has their animus and psychic powers. [[spoiler:Sunny]]'s [=SandWing=]/[=NightWing=] heritage cancels itself out; her scales are a pale yellow unusual in both tribes and she was born without a [=SandWing=] tail barb.


* In the ''Franchise/HarryPotter'', universe to many half-blood wizards like Harry Potter, Albus Dumbledore, Severus Snape, and Lord Voldemort become known for their particularly potent powers.

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* In the ''Franchise/HarryPotter'', universe to many half-blood wizards like Harry Potter, Albus Dumbledore, Severus Snape, and Lord Voldemort become known for their particularly potent powers. Muggle-born wizards are also a type of hybrid, albeit more diluted, and any of them are shown to be extremely talented.


* Invoked in ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'': after a MassSuperEmpoweringEvent, some people deliberately sought partners whose Quirks complemented their own in an attempt to create an even stronger child. The example we see in the story is Todoroki, whose father Endeavor arranged a marriage with a particular woman in order to combine his [[PlayingWithFire fire powers]] with her [[AnIcePerson ice powers]] and have an offspring with both. As one might expect, the kind of man who would make such a cold decision proves a pretty undesirable father and husband.

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* Invoked in ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'': after a MassSuperEmpoweringEvent, some people deliberately sought partners whose Quirks complemented their own in an attempt to create an even stronger child. The example we see in the story is Todoroki, whose father Endeavor arranged a marriage with a particular woman in order to combine his [[PlayingWithFire fire powers]] with her [[AnIcePerson ice powers]] and have an offspring with both. As one might expect, the kind of man who would make such a cold decision proves a pretty undesirable father and husband. Partially subverted with Todorokiís older brothers and sister, who didnít end up with half fire and half ice Quirks.


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-->--'''Singe''', ''Film/{{Underworld}}''
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* The overarching story arc of the ''Film/{{Underworld}}'' series is pretty much driven by this trope, though only the fourth movie features a child inheriting both parents' powers--other hybridization instances are carried out via vampiric blood absorption/transmission. While originally hybrids are thought to be hard to create, and a lot of research went into finding one way it may be possible, the series features the following examples:

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* The overarching story arc of the ''Film/{{Underworld}}'' ''Film/Underworld2003'' series is pretty much driven by this trope, though only the fourth movie features a child inheriting both parents' powers--other hybridization instances are carried out via vampiric blood absorption/transmission. While originally hybrids are thought to be hard to create, and a lot of research went into finding one way it may be possible, the series features the following examples:

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** The third film proves the possibility of [[spoiler:a vampire-werewolf hybrid child by ''birth.'' Sonja, a vampire and Viktor's daughter, is pregnant by Lucien, the above-mentioned werewolf.]] We never learn of the attributes of this particular hybrid, though, [[spoiler:because Viktor kills Sonja long before it can be born.]]

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** [[spoiler:Double subverted in that an Umbra witch and Lumen sage having a child seems to have caused her to inherit both their spiritual power, making a witch far more powerful than a witch mating with a human.]]


* ''[[Franchise/DevilMayCry Devil May Cry 4]]'': Agnus in ''4'' wonders why Dante is stronger than he is, despite Agnus claiming a difference in power and that Dante is "not human" (ignoring the fact that he was originally human). While Dante never [[https://youtu.be/j7a28MvHXHo?t=5m39s gives Agnus]] a completely straight answer, it pretty much boils down that although Dante has the power of demons, it's also because he has the [[https://youtu.be/l_TqBlQGxrY?t=3m40s soul of a human]] that makes him more powerful, [[spoiler:which can easily be applied to Nero as well]]. Director Creator/HidekiKamiya of ''[=DMC1=]'' has [[https://twitter.com/PG_kamiya/status/375788846467674112 tweeted]] that it's because humans have heart, which demons lack, as well that Dante [[https://twitter.com/pg_kamiya/status/625886255935438848 chooses]] to [[https://twitter.com/pg_kamiya/status/338591830893555713 live as a human]].

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* ''[[Franchise/DevilMayCry Devil May Cry 4]]'': ''VideoGame/DevilMayCry4'': Agnus in ''4'' wonders why Dante is stronger than he is, despite Agnus claiming a difference in power and that Dante is "not human" (ignoring the fact that he was originally human). While Dante never [[https://youtu.be/j7a28MvHXHo?t=5m39s gives Agnus]] a completely straight answer, it pretty much boils down that although Dante has the power of demons, it's also because he has the [[https://youtu.be/l_TqBlQGxrY?t=3m40s soul of a human]] that makes him more powerful, [[spoiler:which can easily be applied to Nero as well]]. Director Creator/HidekiKamiya of ''[=DMC1=]'' has [[https://twitter.com/PG_kamiya/status/375788846467674112 tweeted]] that it's because humans have heart, which demons lack, as well that Dante [[https://twitter.com/pg_kamiya/status/625886255935438848 chooses]] to [[https://twitter.com/pg_kamiya/status/338591830893555713 live as a human]].

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* In the ''VideoGame/ValkyrieProfile'' series, mixing Elf and Human is the secret to greater power. While the elves and gods have a ton of power that a human can't hope to match, humans have the ability to grow and change. Lenneth's rebirth in the original's GoldenEnding sees her becoming half-human and becoming the creator goddess.


* On ''Series/{{Charmed}}'', a common witch power is telekinesis and a common power for [[OurAngelsAreDifferent Whitelighters]] is [[TeleportersAndTransporters orbing]]. Paige, Chris, and Wyatt, who are all half-witch/half-whitelighter, they each combine these powers into orb-telekinesis.

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* On ''Series/{{Charmed}}'', a common witch power is telekinesis and a common power for [[OurAngelsAreDifferent Whitelighters]] is [[TeleportersAndTransporters orbing]]. Paige, Chris, and Wyatt, who are all half-witch/half-whitelighter, they each combine these powers into orb-telekinesis.



** Werewolf-Vampire hybrids are stronger, faster, and have better senses than ordinary Vampires and Werewolves, and become even more powerful under the Full Moon. They are also immune to vampire and werewolf weaknesses like sunlight and silver, posses the same venomous bite for vampires as a normal werewolf, and unlike normal werewolves can transform into their wolf form at will.
** Vampire-Witch hybrids were originally thought impossible due to the rules of nature; a Witch that becomes a Vampire loses her connection to nature, and thus her witch powers. However, a group of mutated witches called "Siphoners" had the ability to drain magic from any source to power their own, and because the rules of nature didn't take their [[WrongContextMagic brand of magic]] into account they retain this ability after transitioning into a vampire. Afterwards, a Siphoner could feed off the same vampire magic that makes them immortal to cast spells. These Vampire-Witch hybrids can also walk in the sunlight without harm, and even cure themselves of werewolf's venom by draining the magic out of it.
** Witch-Werewolf hybrids posses all the abilities of a normal werewolf while retaining their spell-casting powers. They also lose the weakness to silver a normal werewolf possess.

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** Werewolf-Vampire Werewolf-vampire hybrids are stronger, faster, and have better senses than ordinary Vampires vampires and Werewolves, werewolves, and become even more powerful under the Full Moon. full moon. They are also immune to vampire and werewolf weaknesses like sunlight and silver, posses possess the same venomous bite for vampires as a normal werewolf, and unlike normal werewolves can transform into their wolf form at will.
** Vampire-Witch Vampire-witch hybrids were originally thought impossible due to the rules of nature; a Witch witch that becomes a Vampire vampire loses her connection to nature, and thus her witch powers. However, a group of mutated witches called "Siphoners" had the ability to drain magic from any source to power their own, and because the rules of nature didn't take their [[WrongContextMagic brand of magic]] into account account, they retain this ability after transitioning into a vampire. Afterwards, a Siphoner could feed off the same vampire magic that makes them immortal to cast spells. These Vampire-Witch Vampire-witch hybrids can also walk in the sunlight without harm, and even cure themselves of werewolf's venom by draining the magic out of it.
** Witch-Werewolf Witch-werewolf hybrids posses possess all the abilities of a normal werewolf while retaining their spell-casting powers. They also lose the weakness to silver a normal werewolf possess.possesses.



* Ligers, the offspring of a male lion and female tiger. They are massive mostly due to a defective growth inhibitor (up to 900 lbs, compared to an average 500 lb tiger) and much more powerful than either parent. That said, they are not well suited for the wild. Their overabundance of size requires more food and causes joint problems. They are also usually sterile.

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* Ligers, the offspring of a male lion and female tiger. They are massive mostly due to a defective growth inhibitor (up to 900 lbs, compared to an average 500 lb tiger) and much more powerful than either parent. That said, they are not well suited well-suited for the wild. Their overabundance of size requires more food and causes joint problems. They are also usually sterile.

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* In one of the ''Literature/ImmortalsAfterDark'' books, the female protagonist is a vampire[=/=]phantom hybrid. Vampires can teleport and gain people's memories and abilities by drinking their blood, but are vulnerable to burning up in sunlight. Phantoms have telekinesis and the handy ability to go insubstantial, whereupon they can't be killed. The hybrid in question has all of these strengths ''and'' doesn't burn in the sun.
** The protagonist couple from one book, a demon and Valkyrie, appear in later books having had twin girls. Demons can teleport only with training, and Valkyries can't teleport at all, but their daughters can teleport from infancy.
* ''Literature/NightHuntress'': Main character Cat is a {{Dhampyr}}. When the first book starts, she's said to be weaker than a new vampire, but after a few weeks of TrainingFromHell, her strength increases dramatically, and Bones once states that she is a master vampire who happens to have a pulse. On a couple of occasions, she briefly manifests the ability to fly, something that takes vampires decades or centuries to become strong enough to do, and she's in her late twenties. When Cat becomes a full vampire, her strength increases a good deal further, and she drinks undead blood instead of human, temporarily gaining any special abilities possessed by whoever she drinks from.

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* Invoked in ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'': after a MassSuperEmpoweringEvent, some people deliberately sought partners whose Quirks complemented their own in an attempt to create an even stronger child. The example we see in the story is Todoroki, whose father Endeavor arranged a marriage with a particular woman in order to combine his [[PlayingWithFire fire powers]] with her [[AnIcePerson ice powers]] and have an offspring with both. As one might expect, the kind of man who would make such a cold decision proves a pretty undesirable father and husband.

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-->'''Minrah:''' Oh, I get it! [[PhlebotinumAnalogy It's like how mutts are healthier than purebreed dogs!]]

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