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* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' lives off this trope - forbidden technqiues are referred to as "kinjutsu" and may be either of the above types.

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* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' lives off this trope - forbidden technqiues techniques are referred to as "kinjutsu" and may be either of the above types.



*** All three cases do have justifications: the Mass Shadow Clone technique Naruto knows seems to have been forbidden because it'll use up a jonin's [[{{Mana}} chakra]] in a couple of minutes. Since he has the [[SealedEvilInACan nine-tails]], he has a lot of chakra...not to mention his own natural chakra reserves are way above that of a typical jonin. And years of interaction with the nine-tails' chakra has made them even stronger. The uber [[BlowYouAway Wind-Element]] Rasengan got forbidden when, after using it the same way he used a normal Rasengan, it damaged Naruto's arm badly. So he learned to [[spoiler:throw it at people instead]]. The lotus technique however would likely cause less strain on the body the older and stronger you got. Case in point, Guy used six chakra gates and was only as exhausted as pre-time skip Rock Lee was using three.
** Kakashi was forbidden to use Chidori by the Fourth Hokage [[spoiler: Minato Namikaze]] as it caused a tunnel-vision effect when used with regular eyes. Since gaining the Sharingan he has overcome this problem. [[spoiler:After losing his Sharingan in the finale, [[LightNovel/KakashiHidenLightningInTheIcySky Kakashi has develop a new technique to replace the Chidori/Raikiri]].]]

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*** All three cases do have justifications: the Mass Shadow Clone technique Naruto knows seems to have been forbidden because it'll use up a jonin's [[{{Mana}} chakra]] in a couple of minutes. Since he has the [[SealedEvilInACan nine-tails]], he has a lot of chakra...not to mention his own natural chakra reserves are way above that of a typical jonin. And years of interaction with the nine-tails' chakra has made them even stronger. The uber [[BlowYouAway Wind-Element]] Rasengan got forbidden when, after using it the same way he used a normal Rasengan, it damaged Naruto's arm badly. So he learned to [[spoiler:throw it at people instead]]. The lotus technique however technique, however, would likely cause less strain on the body the older and stronger you got. Case in point, Guy used six chakra gates and was only as exhausted as pre-time skip Rock Lee was using three.
** Kakashi was forbidden to use Chidori by the Fourth Hokage [[spoiler: Minato Namikaze]] as it caused a tunnel-vision effect when used with regular eyes. Since gaining the Sharingan he has overcome this problem. [[spoiler:After losing his Sharingan in the finale, [[LightNovel/KakashiHidenLightningInTheIcySky Kakashi has develop developed a new technique to replace the Chidori/Raikiri]].]]



** Filler character Guren uses multiple supposedly-life-sacrificing techniques consecutively, while bleeding heavily, without hindering her fighting ability much. [[spoiler:She remains alive at the end of her arc.]]

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** Filler character Guren uses multiple supposedly-life-sacrificing techniques consecutively, consecutively while bleeding heavily, without hindering her fighting ability much. [[spoiler:She remains alive at the end of her arc.]]



** The Kaio Ken (literally "World King Fist") technique briefly amplifies every aspect of the user's being - from physical strength to ''sense of taste''. Goku is warned that his body may not be able to handle such a surge of power. While he does feel pretty bad the first few times he uses it, later on he suffers no such effects. By the time he fights Frieza he can stack the technique up to 20x its normal power and doesn't need to even [[CallingYourAttacks call it]] anymore. King Kai has to explain to other characters observing the battle that no, he's not holding back he's been using it the whole time. In this case it is justified, due to Goku's Saiyan biology and the insane training he goes through that takes advantage of it. Breaking limits (thus reducing the forbiddenness of techniques) is kinda what he does. Also, he only uses the 20x Kaio Ken in short bursts to reduce the negative effects.

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** The Kaio Ken (literally "World King Fist") technique briefly amplifies every aspect of the user's being - from physical strength to ''sense of taste''. Goku is warned that his body may not be able to handle such a surge of power. While he does feel pretty bad the first few times he uses it, later on on, he suffers no such effects. By the time he fights Frieza he can stack the technique up to 20x its normal power and doesn't need to even [[CallingYourAttacks call it]] anymore. King Kai has to explain to other characters observing the battle that no, he's not holding back he's been using it the whole time. In this case case, it is justified, due to Goku's Saiyan biology and the insane training he goes through that takes advantage of it. Breaking limits (thus reducing the forbiddenness forbidden-ness of techniques) is kinda what he does. Also, he only uses the 20x Kaio Ken in short bursts to reduce the negative effects.



* In ''Manga/OnePiece'', the main character Luffy has a technique called Gear Second that makes his blood pump faster, increasing his speed and power. In the first arc this appeared in, it was stated that using the technique wore him out, while also decreasing his lifespan. But by the Impel Down and Marineford arc, he's constantly using the technique, even when he doesn't really need to, with seemingly no side effects at all.
** The true forbidden aspect of Gear Second only comes from over use. The technique basically dramatically accelerates Luffy's metabolism so his body overall performs better at the cost of consuming resources faster. In short amounts it only tires him (he can even quickly recover if there's food for him to eat) but if he uses it to the point of exhaustion, then KEEPS using it, it's like telling an oxygen deprived person to hold their breath.

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* In ''Manga/OnePiece'', the main character Luffy has a technique called Gear Second that makes his blood pump faster, increasing his speed and power. In the first arc arc, this appeared in, it was stated that using the technique wore him out, while also decreasing his lifespan. But by the Impel Down and Marineford arc, he's constantly using the technique, even when he doesn't really need to, with seemingly no side effects at all.
** The true forbidden aspect of Gear Second only comes from over use. The technique basically dramatically accelerates Luffy's metabolism so his body overall performs better at the cost of consuming resources faster. In short amounts amounts, it only tires him (he can even quickly recover if there's food for him to eat) but if he uses it to the point of exhaustion, then KEEPS using it, it's like telling an oxygen deprived oxygen-deprived person to hold their breath.



* Singing the Ultimate Song in ''Anime/SenkiZesshouSymphogear'' is supposed to kill the singer, or at least put her out of commission. By the end of the series, the protagonist trio use it ''twice'' in the same fight.

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* Singing the Ultimate Song in ''Anime/SenkiZesshouSymphogear'' is supposed to kill the singer, or at least put her out of commission. By the end of the series, the protagonist trio use uses it ''twice'' in the same fight.



* In Robert Jordan's ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'' series there exists a nasty spell called Balefire, which basically erases its target from existence. ''Retroactively'', with RippleEffectProofMemory. The more force you put into the spell, the farther back in time it goes. The heavy strain this spell put on the very fabric of existence was enough to get both sides--light ''and'' dark--to silently agree to stop using it long ago. For all its dangers, it can also be extremely useful. Several characters are saved (or revived) from death when their attacker is hit by this, it ignores defenses, and it's a guaranteed way to [[spoiler:prevent the Forsaken from reincarnating]]. In small doses there aren't any apparent ill effects. It's only with massive blasts that the world seems to momentarily sway to the characters nearby.
** [[spoiler: And then in the last book it becomes painfully obvious why it was forbidden. [[GodOfEvil The Dark One]] orders his followers to use ''lots'' of the stuff, and it does so much damage that the structure of reality itself begins to unravel. Egwene is forced to created a whole new spell called the Flame of Tar Valon to fix the damage, and though it works, using it kills her (though it also kills the bad guys who'd been using balefire at the time).]]
* Max Impeller compensator rate in the ''Literature/HonorHarrington'' series is treated like this. WordOfGod is that it's a historical artifact from a previous era when going to the maximum rate really wasn't that safe and risked catastrophic failure of the compensator, which at 500G would turn you to paste. Of course we've never seen a ship have random failure in the entire series (Two short stories involve incidents where the compensator is broken on purpose, once as an assassination technique and once to maximize the damage of a ramming attack) even at max rate as modern designs don't need nearly the same margin for safety.

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* In Robert Jordan's ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'' series there exists a nasty spell called Balefire, which basically erases its target from existence. ''Retroactively'', with RippleEffectProofMemory. The more force you put into the spell, the farther back in time it goes. The heavy strain this spell put on the very fabric of existence was enough to get both sides--light ''and'' dark--to silently agree to stop using it long ago. For all its dangers, it can also be extremely useful. Several characters are saved (or revived) from death when their attacker is hit by this, it ignores defenses, and it's a guaranteed way to [[spoiler:prevent the Forsaken from reincarnating]]. In small doses doses, there aren't any apparent ill effects. It's only with massive blasts that the world seems to momentarily sway to the characters nearby.
** [[spoiler: And then in the last book it becomes painfully obvious why it was forbidden. [[GodOfEvil The Dark One]] orders his followers to use ''lots'' of the stuff, and it does so much damage that the structure of reality itself begins to unravel. Egwene is forced to created create a whole new spell called the Flame of Tar Valon to fix the damage, and though it works, using it kills her (though it also kills the bad guys who'd been using balefire at the time).]]
* Max Impeller compensator rate in the ''Literature/HonorHarrington'' series is treated like this. WordOfGod is that it's a historical artifact from a previous era when going to the maximum rate really wasn't that safe and risked a catastrophic failure of the compensator, which at 500G would turn you to paste. Of course we've never seen a ship have random failure in the entire series (Two short stories involve incidents where the compensator is broken on purpose, once as an assassination technique and once to maximize the damage of a ramming attack) even at max rate as modern designs don't need nearly the same margin for safety.



* ''Franchise/StarTrek'': While not an attack, the Vulcan mind meld is originally set up this way. It can cause irreparable harm to the minds of both people. Nevertheless, it becomes part of Spock's standard tricks throughout the rest of the series, and becomes mundane even later. Even in the prequel it is used by someone who doesn't even know how without even a mention of harmful effects.
** In ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'', however, T'Pol became mentally ill because an improperly done mind meld did damage to her mind, and the mind meld was considered a dangerous and bad technique and Vulcans capable of it shunned because it was done improperly so often that harmful side effects were a common result. So it turns out that the risks never played out in the original series because Spock is just that good. Apparently ItRunsInTheFamily, as Spock's [[Film/StarTrekVTheFinalFrontier half-brother]] is able to mind-meld effortlessly, without even touching the target, and doesn't cause damage despite being insane.

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* ''Franchise/StarTrek'': While not an attack, the Vulcan mind meld is originally set up this way. It can cause irreparable harm to the minds of both people. Nevertheless, it becomes part of Spock's standard tricks throughout the rest of the series, series and becomes mundane even later. Even in the prequel prequel, it is used by someone who doesn't even know how without even a mention of harmful effects.
** In ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'', however, T'Pol became mentally ill because an improperly done mind meld did damage to her mind, and the mind meld was considered a dangerous and bad technique and Vulcans capable of it shunned because it was done improperly so often that harmful side effects were a common result. So it turns out that the risks never played out in the original series because Spock is just that good. Apparently Apparently, ItRunsInTheFamily, as Spock's [[Film/StarTrekVTheFinalFrontier half-brother]] is able to mind-meld effortlessly, without even touching the target, and doesn't cause damage despite being insane.



*** Though this is averted in the ExpandedUniverse (where much of its role and history is established) and the rebooted timeline (where it has not only a headquarters on Earth, but is openly discussed between Kirk and an Admiral).
* In ''Series/KamenRiderOOO,'' each third of the suit has different modes (instead of the entire suit like most riders). The mechanism is too complicated to go into, but using three of a kind is [[DangerousForbiddenTechnique very powerful and very likely to kill you or drive you mad.]] And usually, Eiji is warned not to, does it anyway, and ''may'' faint afterward. He might act more feral for the first few seconds of its use, too. However, by this point, two episodes don't pass without the use of it, and it seems to be no big deal. He later gains another combo which is even more dangerous than the normal ones, but apart from sending him into an UnstoppableRage the first few times it follows the same pattern. [[spoiler:[[TheCorruption The source of this power on the other hand...]]]]

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*** Though this is averted in the ExpandedUniverse (where much of its role and history is established) and the rebooted timeline (where it has not only a headquarters on Earth, Earth but is openly discussed between Kirk and an Admiral).
* In ''Series/KamenRiderOOO,'' each third of the suit has different modes (instead of the entire suit like most riders). The mechanism is too complicated to go into, but using three of a kind is [[DangerousForbiddenTechnique very powerful and very likely to kill you or drive you mad.]] And usually, Eiji is warned not to, does it anyway, and ''may'' faint afterward. He might act more feral for the first few seconds of its use, too. However, by this point, two episodes don't pass without the use of it, and it seems to be no big deal. He later gains another combo which is even more dangerous than the normal ones, but apart from sending him into an UnstoppableRage the first few times times, it follows the same pattern. [[spoiler:[[TheCorruption The source of this power on the other hand...]]]]



* Kind of inversion in ''Film/MrAndMrsSmith2005'': after witnessing how dangerous the bazooka is, Mr. Smith says [[ThereShouldBeALaw it should be forbidden]]. It is. As is his job.

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* Kind of inversion in ''Film/MrAndMrsSmith2005'': after witnessing how dangerous the bazooka is, Mr. Smith says [[ThereShouldBeALaw it should be forbidden]]. It is. As is, as is his job.



* There are several rules to TimeTravel in ''TabletopGame/{{Continuum}}'', and one very specific rule is to avoid [[TemporalParadox Frag]] and fix any encountered. Only a Narcissist would be so vile as to intentionally risk the lives and futures of the universe for their own selfish ends. And then most time combat is about fragging the opponent as fast and as hard as possible, often to the point where the enemy is little more than semi-aware goo swaying through the true universe they are now barely able to touch. Unlike most cases, [[WhatTheHellHero this is called out]], although the danger presented by and difficultly in defeating normally a Narcissist makes it a NecessarilyEvil.

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* There are several rules to TimeTravel in ''TabletopGame/{{Continuum}}'', and one very specific rule is to avoid [[TemporalParadox Frag]] and fix any encountered. Only a Narcissist would be so vile as to intentionally risk the lives and futures of the universe for their own selfish ends. And then most time combat is about fragging the opponent as fast and as hard as possible, often to the point where the enemy is little more than semi-aware goo swaying through the true universe universe, they are now barely able to touch. Unlike most cases, [[WhatTheHellHero this is called out]], although the danger presented by and difficultly difficulty in defeating normally a Narcissist makes it a NecessarilyEvil.



** A more practical reason might be simply not wanting people going in unnecessarily, since the chambers tend to be death traps and they want to minimize casualties. You can get roasted alive in Kilika, electrocuted in Djose, frozen and left for dead in Macalania, and fall into a for-all-points-and-purposes bottomless pit in Bevelle. Besaid, though, doesn't have a justification for this other than the whole "Yevon says so" line.

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** A more practical reason might be simply not wanting people going in unnecessarily, unnecessarily since the chambers tend to be death traps and they want to minimize casualties. You can get roasted alive in Kilika, electrocuted in Djose, frozen and left for dead in Macalania, and fall into a for-all-points-and-purposes bottomless pit in Bevelle. Besaid, though, doesn't have a justification for this other than the whole "Yevon says so" line.



** However, the ''Warden's Keep'' DLC adventure mentions that the Grey Wardens don't forbid blood magic, as they will permit ''any'' advantage they can get over the Darkspawn. This, and the fact that the Wardens actively ''encourage'' Mages to throw off the leash and go full out during battle, is one of the reasons they have a rather shaky relationship with the Chantry.
** In the sequel, if playing as a mage, you can roam the streets at night exploding bandits with your awesome power. Not once will you ever be accosted for being a mage roaming freely through the streets. Which is forbidden. This is HandWaved at a couple points, at first by your contacts and later by your social standing. [[spoiler: Neither manages to save your sister, however.]]

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** However, the ''Warden's Keep'' DLC adventure mentions that the Grey Wardens don't forbid blood magic, as they will permit ''any'' advantage they can get over the Darkspawn. This, This and the fact that the Wardens actively ''encourage'' Mages to throw off the leash and go full out during battle, battle is one of the reasons they have a rather shaky relationship with the Chantry.
** In the sequel, if playing as a mage, you can roam the streets at night exploding bandits with your awesome power. Not once will you ever be accosted for being a mage roaming freely through the streets. streets? Which is forbidden. This is HandWaved at a couple of points, at first by your contacts and later by your social standing. [[spoiler: Neither manages to save your sister, however.]]



* PlayedForLaughs in ''VideoGame/SouthParkTheStickOfTruth.'' The PlayerCharacter, [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname The New Kid/Douchebag]], is repeatedly told "you must never [[{{Fartillery}} fart]] on another man's balls." Naturally, you must break this sacred law to defeat the FinalBoss, [[spoiler:[[BigBadFriend Princess Kenny]]]].

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* PlayedForLaughs in ''VideoGame/SouthParkTheStickOfTruth.'' The PlayerCharacter, [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname The New Kid/Douchebag]], is repeatedly told told: "you must never [[{{Fartillery}} fart]] on another man's balls." Naturally, you must break this sacred law to defeat the FinalBoss, [[spoiler:[[BigBadFriend Princess Kenny]]]].

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** Originally the Mafuba (Evil Containment) technique would kill whoever used it. When it's brought back in ''Dragon Ball Super'', this restriction is never mentioned, the implication being that all the characters have become strong/skilled enough to handle it.


* In Creator/GregBear's ''Songs of Earth And Power'', Michael is questioning one of the [[TheFairFolk Sidhe]], who tells him that none of them eat meat. He asks what they sacrifice to their god, then, and she comes out with [[CantArgueWithElves "Always forbidden, on occasion mandatory"]].

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* In Creator/GregBear's ''Songs of Earth And Power'', Michael is questioning one of the [[TheFairFolk Sidhe]], who tells him that none of them eat meat. He asks what they sacrifice to their god, then, and she comes out with [[CantArgueWithElves "Always "[[CantArgueWithElves Always forbidden, on occasion mandatory"]].
mandatory]]."
* In ''Literature/TheGreatTreeOfAvalon,'' Elli is told by High Priestess Coerria that the [[DarkMessiah Child of the Dark Prophecy]] may not be as evil as most people believe...but that if Elli comes across him and he really ''is'' endangering Avalon, she may have to break their religion's [[ThouShaltNotKill first law]].


* In videogames you sometimes get to use the dangerous forbidden stuff without ramifications because they don't want to limit the player's freedom of choice.

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* In videogames video games you sometimes get to use the dangerous forbidden stuff without ramifications because they don't want to limit the player's freedom of choice.


** But there's [[RuleOfCool a perfectly good reason for it.]] Namely: Unleashing all this FantasticNuke-level firepower freely is [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome AWESOME.]]

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** But there's [[RuleOfCool a perfectly good reason for it.]] Namely: Unleashing all this FantasticNuke-level firepower freely is [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome AWESOME.]]


* Using the Ginzouishou to its full power is said to be deadly in ''Anime/SailorMoon'', and it does kill Queen Serenity. On the other hand, Usagi uses it about once a season and, despite a few close calls, she always survives none the worse for wear. The very first time it even REVIVES her and the rest of the sailor senshi, [[ResetButton whit no memory of the events of the season]].

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* Using the Ginzouishou to its full power is said to be deadly in ''Anime/SailorMoon'', and it does kill Queen Serenity. On the other hand, Usagi uses it about once a season and, despite a few close calls, she always survives none the worse for wear. The very first time it even REVIVES her and the rest of the sailor senshi, [[ResetButton whit with no memory of the events of the season]].


* PlayedForLaughs in ''SouthParkTheStickOfTruth.'' The PlayerCharacter, [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname The New Kid/Douchebag]], is repeatedly told "you must never [[{{Fartillery}} fart]] on another man's balls." Naturally, you must break this sacred law to defeat the FinalBoss, [[spoiler:[[BigBadFriend Princess Kenny]]]].

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* PlayedForLaughs in ''SouthParkTheStickOfTruth.''VideoGame/SouthParkTheStickOfTruth.'' The PlayerCharacter, [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname The New Kid/Douchebag]], is repeatedly told "you must never [[{{Fartillery}} fart]] on another man's balls." Naturally, you must break this sacred law to defeat the FinalBoss, [[spoiler:[[BigBadFriend Princess Kenny]]]].


A "DangerousForbiddenTechnique" that someone uses frequently without [[PlotArmor suffering the consequences]]. TheHero just uses it because he's [[RuleOfCool just that awesome]]. Sometimes justified by the hero being able to avoid the drawbacks of the technique through experience or through unique abilities that cancel out the drawbacks. Other times, everyone seems to do it frequently, and so whatever made it forbidden is an InformedAttribute. Another possibility is that it's a case of the CentipedesDilemma; the first time the Hero used it, he didn't know it was supposed to be dangerous, so he wasn't under the same sort of pressure that might have distracted him from doing it the right way, counterintuitive as it may seem. Can also be in cases where [[CastFromLifespan the consequences are deferred far enough into the future they don't come into play until long after the story is over]].

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A "DangerousForbiddenTechnique" that someone uses frequently without [[PlotArmor suffering the consequences]]. TheHero just uses it because he's [[RuleOfCool just that awesome]]. Sometimes justified by the hero being able to avoid the drawbacks of the technique through experience or through unique abilities that cancel out the drawbacks.drawbacks, or by the technique being forbidden because you won't know if it kills you until you use it the first time. Other times, everyone seems to do it frequently, and so whatever made it forbidden is an InformedAttribute. Another possibility is that it's a case of the CentipedesDilemma; the first time the Hero used it, he didn't know it was supposed to be dangerous, so he wasn't under the same sort of pressure that might have distracted him from doing it the right way, counterintuitive as it may seem. Can also be in cases where [[CastFromLifespan the consequences are deferred far enough into the future they don't come into play until long after the story is over]].


* Despite mass-based weaponry being tightly regulated in the [[Franchise/LyricalNanoha Nanoha]]-verse, in Manga/MagicalRecordLyricalNanohaForce, the main characters turn to devices that have mass-based attacks in order to combat the Huckebeins' AntiMagic abilities.

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* Despite mass-based weaponry being tightly regulated in the [[Franchise/LyricalNanoha Nanoha]]-verse, in Manga/MagicalRecordLyricalNanohaForce, ''Manga/MagicalRecordLyricalNanohaForce'', the main characters turn to devices that have mass-based attacks in order to combat the Huckebeins' AntiMagic abilities.


* Despite mass-based weaponry being tightly regulated in the [[LyricalNanoha Nanoha]]-verse, in Manga/MagicalRecordLyricalNanohaForce, the main characters turn to devices that have mass-based attacks in order to combat the Huckebeins' AntiMagic abilities.

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* Despite mass-based weaponry being tightly regulated in the [[LyricalNanoha [[Franchise/LyricalNanoha Nanoha]]-verse, in Manga/MagicalRecordLyricalNanohaForce, the main characters turn to devices that have mass-based attacks in order to combat the Huckebeins' AntiMagic abilities.


*** Goku tried combining the Kaioken stacked to ten with the godly powers of Super Saiyan Blue once and suffered life-threatening injuries. Since then he has been using the combination during GodzillaThresholds and suffered no injuries beyond a ridiculous drain in stamina, though it is worth noting he doesn't seem to stack it anymore - possibly because of said injuries.

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*** Goku tried combining the Kaioken stacked to ten with the godly powers of Super Saiyan Blue once and suffered life-threatening injuries. Since then he has been using the combination during GodzillaThresholds {{Godzilla Threshold}}s and suffered no injuries beyond a ridiculous drain in stamina, stamina - though it is worth noting he doesn't seem to stack it anymore - anymore, possibly because of said injuries.

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*** Goku tried combining the Kaioken stacked to ten with the godly powers of Super Saiyan Blue once and suffered life-threatening injuries. Since then he has been using the combination during GodzillaThresholds and suffered no injuries beyond a ridiculous drain in stamina, though it is worth noting he doesn't seem to stack it anymore - possibly because of said injuries.


* Kind of inversion in ''MrAndMrsSmith'': after witnessing how dangerous the bazooka is, Mr Smith says [[ThereShouldBeALaw it should be forbidden]]. It is. As is his job.

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* Kind of inversion in ''MrAndMrsSmith'': ''Film/MrAndMrsSmith2005'': after witnessing how dangerous the bazooka is, Mr Mr. Smith says [[ThereShouldBeALaw it should be forbidden]]. It is. As is his job.


* [[InvokedTrope Invoked]] in ''TraumaCenter: Under the Knife'' when Doctor Kasal declares Derek's healing touch a DangerousForbiddenTechnique... then in his very next breath admits he's perfectly aware Derek will merrily ignore this if a life is on the line (and as a surgeon, it often is), and explains he's just trying to stop Derek using it as a crutch. (As well as [[GuideDangIt obliquely]] telling the player it impacts their score.)

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* [[InvokedTrope Invoked]] in ''TraumaCenter: ''VideoGame/TraumaCenter: Under the Knife'' when Doctor Kasal declares Derek's healing touch a DangerousForbiddenTechnique... then in his very next breath admits he's perfectly aware Derek will merrily ignore this if a life is on the line (and as a surgeon, it often is), and explains he's just trying to stop Derek using it as a crutch. (As well as [[GuideDangIt obliquely]] telling the player it impacts their score.)


* Using the Ginzouishou to its full power is said to be deadly in ''Anime/SailorMoon'', and it does kill Queen Serenity. On the other hand, Usagi uses it about once a season and, despite a few close calls, she always survives none the worse for wear. The very first time it even REVIVES her and the rest of the sailor senshi, [[whit no memory of the events of the season]].

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* Using the Ginzouishou to its full power is said to be deadly in ''Anime/SailorMoon'', and it does kill Queen Serenity. On the other hand, Usagi uses it about once a season and, despite a few close calls, she always survives none the worse for wear. The very first time it even REVIVES her and the rest of the sailor senshi, [[whit [[ResetButton whit no memory of the events of the season]].

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