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* ''Series/{{Heroes}}'': [[IdiotHero Peter Petrelli]] and [[GoodThingYouCanHeal Claire Bennet]]. Nathan survived being shot and getting caught in a nuclear blast before dying for real.

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* ''Series/{{Heroes}}'': [[IdiotHero [[PowerCopying Peter Petrelli]] and [[GoodThingYouCanHeal Claire Bennet]]. Nathan [[{{Flight}} Nathan]] survived being shot and getting caught in a nuclear blast before dying for real.real, and neither of those were what did him in.


* {{Superman}} is one of these, as ''ComicBook/TheDeathOfSuperman'' was just a big publicity stunt after all, albeit a good-intentioned one (to illustrate why the Franchise/DCUniverse needed TheCape rather than another NinetiesAntiHero). Heck, even if they had the guts to kill off Kal-L (The original 1938 Superman) they've already announced plans to bring him back.

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* {{Superman}} is one of these, as these. ''ComicBook/TheDeathOfSuperman'' was just a big publicity stunt after all, albeit a good-intentioned one (to illustrate why the Franchise/DCUniverse needed TheCape rather than another NinetiesAntiHero). Heck, even if they had the guts to kill off Kal-L (The Kal-El (the original 1938 Superman) Superman), they've already announced plans to bring him back.



* ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'''s Captain Jack Harkness. No matter what happens to him, shooting, stabbing, falling from heights, buried alive, explosions, having his life force sucked out... a stray javelin, he keeps coming back because he's a fixed point in time and space.

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* ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'''s Captain Jack Harkness. No matter what happens to him, him - shooting, stabbing, falling from heights, buried alive, explosions, having his life force sucked out... out, a stray javelin, javelin - he keeps coming back because he's a fixed point in time and space.



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* In ''Webcomic/TemplarsOfTheShiftingVerse'' the titular Templars are immortal.
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** The twins return is [[JustifiedTrope Justified]]; They previously ''resisted'' attempts to turn them back from stone because then the DeathTrap would kill everyone. When Baron is no longer under evil influence and the trap is turned off, they no longer resist and any attempt to fix them works.
* Balthier's whole schtick in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'' is believing this trope applies to him. He's the "leading man" and "the leading man never dies". [[WrongGenreSavvy He's not actually the game's main character]] [[RightForTheWrongReasons but he still survives anyway.]]

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** The twins return is [[JustifiedTrope Justified]]; They justified]]; they previously ''resisted'' attempts to turn them back from stone because then the DeathTrap would kill everyone. When Baron is no longer under evil influence and the trap is turned off, they no longer resist and any attempt to fix them works.
* Balthier's whole schtick in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'' is believing this trope applies to him. He's the "leading man" and "the leading man never dies". [[WrongGenreSavvy He's not actually the game's main character]] character]], [[RightForTheWrongReasons but he still survives anyway.]]



*** Only if you do EVERYTHING right. Remember, Ilya is an expert at Homonculi and such? It's been established in advance, in Fate route, in fact. She turns Shirou into a Homonculus in a couple of endings. What she did was save his 'soul', and transfer it to a new body. Had to pull in a character from ''LightNovel/KaraNoKyoukai'' to get it to work right, though.

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*** Only if you do EVERYTHING right. Remember, Ilya is an expert at Homonculi Homunculi and such? It's been established in advance, in Fate route, in fact. She turns Shirou into a Homonculus Homunculus in a couple of endings. What she did was save his 'soul', and transfer it to a new body. Had to pull in a character from ''LightNovel/KaraNoKyoukai'' to get it to work right, though.





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[[folder: Web Comics]]
* In ''Webcomic/TemplarsOfTheShiftingVerse'' the titular Templars are immortal.
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* Balthier's whole schtick in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'' is believing this trope applies to him. He's the "leading man" and "the leading man never dies". [[WrongGenreSavvy He's not actually the game's main character]] [[RightForTheWrongReasons but he still survives anyway.]]


* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' has this trope mostly present in Part I, as Sasuke, Choji and Neji survived their DisneyDeath scenes, but this is balanced somewhat by the fact that most of the major villains also make it out, bar the FiveBadBand, {{Mooks}} and, crucially, the one exception of BigGood Sarutobi who dies fighting a surviving BigBad. Then it's played with in Part II, where several noteworthy good characters die and several more appear to do so. Gaara gets [[ResetButton brought back]] at the [[HeroicSacrifice cost of another's life]], the heroic sacrificer Chiyo staying dead. Several appear to be KilledOffForReal only to not be in the Pain arc, while Jiraiya and [[HeelFaceTurn redeemed Akatsuki member Konan]] really do die trying to take down respective [[BigBad Big Bads]].

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* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' has this trope mostly present in Part I, as Sasuke, Choji and Neji survived their DisneyDeath scenes, but this is balanced somewhat by the fact that most of the major villains also make it out, bar the FiveBadBand, Sound Five, {{Mooks}} and, crucially, the one exception of BigGood Sarutobi who dies fighting a surviving BigBad. Then it's played with in Part II, where several noteworthy good characters die and several more appear to do so. Gaara gets [[ResetButton brought back]] at the [[HeroicSacrifice cost of another's life]], the heroic sacrificer Chiyo staying dead. Several appear to be KilledOffForReal only to not be in the Pain arc, while Jiraiya and [[HeelFaceTurn redeemed Akatsuki member Konan]] really do die trying to take down respective [[BigBad Big Bads]].


In ''Webcomic/TemplarsOfTheShiftingVerse'' the titular Templars are immortal.

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* Inverted in D.Gray-man. So far a good amount of named heroic characters have died : [[spoiler: Six ecorcists killed off screen by the Noah, Daisya, Suman, Tap, Goushi, Kiredori]]. However besides the mooks, only one villain has died. Justified in that the heroes mostly fight mooks whether they are named or not.


* ''PlanescapeTorment'' follows the story of The Nameless One, who's literally immortal. With a couple of exceptions, getting killed in the game just means you'll wake up somewhere else at full health. You don't even suffer any sort of temporary penalty for dying - in fact, there are a couple of situations where you can have someone 'kill' you for profit. This is an InvertedTrope, however, as the point of the game is to find out ''why'' you can't die - and find a way ''to'' die, if possible.

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* ''PlanescapeTorment'' ''VideoGame/PlanescapeTorment'' follows the story of The Nameless One, who's literally immortal. With a couple of exceptions, getting killed in the game just means you'll wake up somewhere else at full health. You don't even suffer any sort of temporary penalty for dying - in fact, there are a couple of situations where you can have someone 'kill' you for profit. This is an InvertedTrope, however, as the point of the game is to find out ''why'' you can't die - and find a way ''to'' die, if possible.



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* ''VideoGame/LostOdyssey'' has this as a plot point. A number of your playable characters are actual immortals who have lived through a thousand years and are capable of coming back unscathed from things that would kill a normal human many times over. TheHero himself shrugs off a ''[[ColonyDrop meteor impact]]'' in the prologue alone. This is [[DeconstructedTrope heavily examined in game, however]] since most of them aren't the most emotionally stable, having become disillusioned after [[WhoWantsToLiveForever witnessing their loved ones die time and again while they remain forever young.]]


* {{Superman}} is one of these, as ''ComicBook/TheDeathOfSuperman'' was just a big publicity stunt after all, albeit a good-intentioned one (to illustrate why the DCUniverse needed TheCape rather than another NinetiesAntiHero). Heck, even if they had the guts to kill off Kal-L (The original 1938 Superman) they've already announced plans to bring him back.

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* {{Superman}} is one of these, as ''ComicBook/TheDeathOfSuperman'' was just a big publicity stunt after all, albeit a good-intentioned one (to illustrate why the DCUniverse Franchise/DCUniverse needed TheCape rather than another NinetiesAntiHero). Heck, even if they had the guts to kill off Kal-L (The original 1938 Superman) they've already announced plans to bring him back.



* DCComics subverts this trope with ''ComicBook/BlackestNight'', where most of the characters they've '''ever''' killed off -- including the Earth-2 Superman -- come back... as murderous zombies. Plus, they're not really back in body and soul, just a twisted echo of the person they were.

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* DCComics Creator/DCComics subverts this trope with ''ComicBook/BlackestNight'', where most of the characters they've '''ever''' killed off -- including the Earth-2 Superman -- come back... as murderous zombies. Plus, they're not really back in body and soul, just a twisted echo of the person they were.


* In ''{{Solatorobo}}'' Red is sacrificed to awaken a HumongousMecha that will [[OmnicidalManiac destroy the world]], then a couple minutes later he gets back up, [[UnexplainedRecovery no explanation]].
* ''Nippon Ichi'' really likes this. They use it just about every game in the Disgaea series.

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* In ''{{Solatorobo}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Solatorobo}}'' Red is sacrificed to awaken a HumongousMecha that will [[OmnicidalManiac destroy the world]], then a couple minutes later he gets back up, [[UnexplainedRecovery no explanation]].
* ''Nippon Ichi'' Creator/NipponIchi really likes this. They use it just about every game in the Disgaea series.

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