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** Some character classes, especially {{Druid}}s and Monks, gain extended lifespans- the exact effect varies depending on edition. In 5th Edition, for example, Druids gain Timeless Body at 18th level, which causes them to age at 1/10th the normal rate for their race.

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** Some character classes, especially {{Druid}}s and Monks, [[BareFistedMonk Monks]], gain extended lifespans- the exact effect varies depending on edition. In 5th Edition, for example, Druids gain Timeless Body at 18th level, which causes them to age at 1/10th the normal rate for their race.

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** Some character classes, especially {{Druid}}s and Monks, gain extended lifespans- the exact effect varies depending on edition. In 5th Edition, for example, Druids gain Timeless Body at 18th level, which causes them to age at 1/10th the normal rate for their race.

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** Giants typically live to be about 300, with all the extended youth that implies (Gerth, a childhood friend of the 68 year old Big Mom still looks like she's in her mid-20s).


* Notably, Franchise/{{Superman}} is understood to be, if not immortal, then very, very long lived. He does age though, if at a much slower rate. Both in ''Batman Beyond'', and in ''Final Crisis'' he was shown to be about middle aged compared to the elderly Batman or Lois Lane, when the 3 are usually depicted to be the same age usually. How slowly he ages [[DependingOnTheWriter varies]] heavily. Sometimes he ages similarly to humans and will only outlive his peers by a few decades while at other times he can outlive them by hundreds, if not thousands, of years.

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* Notably, Franchise/{{Superman}} is understood to be, if not immortal, then very, very long lived. He does age though, if at a much slower rate. Both in ''Batman Beyond'', and in ''Final Crisis'' he was shown to be about middle aged compared to the elderly Batman or Lois Lane, when the 3 are usually depicted to be the same age usually. How slowly he ages [[DependingOnTheWriter varies]] heavily. Sometimes he ages similarly to humans and will only outlive his peers by a few decades while at other times he can outlive them by hundreds, if not thousands, of years. In ''Comicbook/{{Generations}}'' he has greying hair in 2009, but survives to the 30th century (with pure white hair), saying that it seems like the older he gets, the slower he ages.


See ReallySevenHundredYearsOld, for when these characters look younger than their age. On the other hand, if they still keep getting older-looking and more decrepit as they age past "normal old age" and into "Methuselah is jealous", they may have AgeWithoutYouth. Also compare TheAgeless, for when the character in question will live forever.

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See ReallySevenHundredYearsOld, for when these characters look younger than their age. On the other hand, if they still keep getting older-looking and more decrepit as they age past "normal old age" and into "Methuselah is jealous", they may have AgeWithoutYouth. Also compare TheAgeless, for when the character in question will live forever.
doesn't die of old age.


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* ''Literature/TheHanSoloTrilogy'': Hutts frequently live to a millennia or so. Wookiees don't have quite this longevity, but Chewie is about two hundred years when he's introduced, and doesn't seem to be considered old. His father is still around, though elderly. Dewlanna was over six hundred when she died, and also old.

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** Spiders usually live for a few years, though females live longer than males. A female ''Gaius villosus'' trapdoor spider called Number 16 by scientists lived to be 43 before she was killed by a parasitic wasp. According to the scientists studying her, she looked to be in perfect health and was in no danger of dying of old age.


* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Wakfu}}'', Yugo is this due to having the blood of dragons. This is in addition to being one of the Original Eliatropes who reincarnate after death. This causes him no small bit of angst since this means he doesn't age as quickly as his friends, which makes having a relationship with his LoveInterest Amalia more difficult.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Wakfu}}'', Yugo is this will live very long due to having the [[DragonAncestry blood of dragons.dragons]]. This is in addition to being one of the Original Eliatropes who reincarnate after death. This causes him no small bit of angst since this means [[ProportionalAging he doesn't age as quickly as his friends, friends]], which makes having a relationship with his LoveInterest Amalia more difficult.


* People in the 31st century as depicted in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' are very long lived. The prime example of this is [[MadScientist Professor Farnsworth]] who is 173 in the final season and only appears to be about 90 or so. Not only that, but his parents were shown to be alive (albeit, in stasis) in a recent episode. Interestingly, Mom is often implied to be about the same age as the professor, and was able to successfully bear three children "thirty odd years" before the year 3008, implying female fertility lasts much, much longer than it does today. Nibblonians like Nibbler are also very long-lived. [[spoiler:This is why Nibbler was able to trap Fry in a cryogenics tube and still be around 1000 years later. When denying Fry's accusation that he used TimeTravel (claiming that the Nibblonians for all their power and knowledge lack that ability) he states that his people have very long lifespans.]]

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People in the 31st century as depicted in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' are very long lived. The prime example of this is [[MadScientist Professor Farnsworth]] who is 173 in the final season and only appears to be about 90 or so. Not only that, but his parents were shown to be alive (albeit, in stasis) in a recent late episode. Interestingly, Mom is often implied to be about the same age as the professor, and was able to successfully bear three children "thirty odd years" before the year 3008, implying female fertility lasts much, much longer than it does today.
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Nibblonians like Nibbler are also very long-lived. [[spoiler:This is why Nibbler was able to trap Fry in a cryogenics tube and still be around 1000 years later. When denying Fry's accusation that he used TimeTravel (claiming that the Nibblonians for all their power and knowledge lack that ability) he states that his people have very long lifespans.]]


*** In the fan-film ''StarTrekRenegades'', Admiral Pavel Chekov is 143, but looks about as old as Admiral Owen Paris.

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*** In the fan-film ''StarTrekRenegades'', ''WebVideo/StarTrekRenegades'', Admiral Pavel Chekov is 143, but looks about as old as Admiral Owen Paris.


* In ''Series/KungFu: The Legend Continues'', the Ancient '''may''' be 700 years old, and he certainly looks it.

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* In ''Series/KungFu: The Legend Continues'', ''Series/KungFuTheLegendContinues'', the Ancient '''may''' be 700 years old, and he certainly looks it.


* In ''Comicbook/TheTransformersIDW'', Cybertronians have such long natural lifespans that most believed that they could not die of old age. Turns out they can: once they get old enough they undergo something called "cybernecrosis", causing them to eventually shut down for good. It takes about a billion years or so for this to happen.

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* In ''Comicbook/TheTransformersIDW'', Cybertronians have such long natural lifespans that most believed that they could not die of old age.age, simply because ''no one's seen one tip over yet''. Turns out they can: once they get old enough they undergo something called "cybernecrosis", causing them to eventually shut down for good. It takes about a billion years or so for this to happen. And then Ratchet developed a cure for it.

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* ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}:'' In most continuities, Cybertronians can live on average for ''millions'' of years, even the younger ones like Bumblebee. Of course, being caught in a massive war does tremendous things for the average lifespan. Compare that to the Maximals and Predacons of ''Beast Wars'', where even the oldest are ''merely'' three to four hundred years at most.


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** The angara of ''VideoGame/MassEffectAndromeda'' are implied to be this, when able to grow old naturally. Moshae Shefa is one of their oldest living people, at around a hundred and ten, and she's still pretty damn sprightly (though it's mentioned she'd like to retire some time soon). She also doesn't ''sound'' particularly old. Meanwhile, their enemies the kett might also fall here. Their leader has been trying to wipe them out for eighty years, with no indication that his higher-ups are asking what the delay is, timescale-wise, or that he's getting on in years.

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* ''Radio/JourneyIntoSpace'': In ''The World in Peril'', it is mentioned that Martians have a lifespan of more than 300 years.
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* [[Creator/LeonardNimoy King Kashekhim Nedakh]] of {{Atlantis}}, from Disney's ''Disney/AtlantisTheLostEmpire'', is actually tens of thousands of years old, but dies somewhere in the year 1914, because that's when his film's events take place. And even then, it's not a natural death -- he dies because the BigBad punched him hard in the gut, inflicting internal injuries.



* ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'': WordOfGod states that Irkens live a long time, and that Zim is older than anyone alive today, making him at least 120.
** This seems to be common in various alien species. When Zim was abducted by a different race, they said they have been traveling for many Earth centuries (though they are stupid, so that claim might be wrong) and in another episode, getting trapped in a planet dedicated solely for fast food for twenty years straight is treated merely as something that you should plan ahead.
* Princess Celestia and Princess Luna from ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' are well over 1000 years old. We don't even know how old - they were both ruling the kingdom ''and'' the skies when Luna became Nightmare Moon and was sealed a thousand years ago. The very ''first'' flag of Equestria has them on it. The royal sisters were as they are now, or at least (as proven by the flag) already in charge of the sun and moon and a big enough deal to put on your flag, when the country was founded, and that's enough to get [[OhMyGods people swearing by your name]]. However, there's no word on whether they're truly immortal or just very long-lived. According to ''Literature/TheJournalOfTheTwoSisters'', they aren't immortal. Natural alicorns like them just have very long lifespans.
** Granny Smith is ''also'' said to have been around at the beginning of Ponyville, making her at least in the triple digits (in "Winter Wrap Up," the titular event is a town tradition that has gone on for "hundreds of years.") She knew the great-grandfather of a present-day character when she looked the age of the Mane 6. However, she ''definitely'' looks her age. Her toy even comes with a walker with tennis balls on the leg (though she doesn't use it in the show and a pony would have a hard time using one anyway...) Further confusing the issue is not knowing how long a year is in Equestria, or how long MLP characters live. Still... she's as old as the city, and that's impressive.

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* ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'': WordOfGod states that Irkens live a long time, and that Zim is older than anyone alive today, making him at least 120.
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120. This seems to be common in various alien species. When Zim was abducted by a different race, they said they have been traveling for many Earth centuries (though they are stupid, so that claim might be wrong) and in another episode, getting trapped in a planet dedicated solely for fast food for twenty years straight is treated merely as something that you should plan ahead.
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Princess Celestia and Princess Luna from ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' are well over 1000 years old. We don't even know how old - -- they were both ruling the kingdom ''and'' the skies when Luna became Nightmare Moon and was sealed a thousand years ago. The very ''first'' flag of Equestria has them on it. The royal sisters were as they are now, or at least (as proven by the flag) already in charge of the sun and moon and a big enough deal to put on your flag, when the country was founded, and that's enough to get [[OhMyGods people swearing by your name]]. However, there's no word on whether they're truly immortal or just very long-lived. According to ''Literature/TheJournalOfTheTwoSisters'', they aren't immortal. Natural alicorns like them just have very long lifespans.
** Granny Smith is ''also'' said to have been around at the beginning of Ponyville, making her at least in the triple digits (in "Winter Wrap Up," the titular event is a town tradition that has gone on for "hundreds of years.") She knew the great-grandfather of a present-day character when she looked the age of the Mane 6.Six. However, she ''definitely'' looks her age. Her toy even comes with a walker with tennis balls on the leg (though she doesn't use it in the show and a pony would have a hard time using one anyway...) Further confusing the issue is not knowing how long a year is in Equestria, or how long MLP characters live. Still... she's as old as the city, and that's impressive.



* In the Franchise/{{DCAU}}, [[AnIcePerson Mr. Freeze]] needs to be in cold temperatures to survive, but if he is, he will live for a ''very'' long time, even as [[LosingYourHead a disembodied head]]. [[WhoWantsToLiveForever He's not necessarily happy about this]].

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* In the Franchise/{{DCAU}}, Franchise/DCAnimatedUniverse, [[AnIcePerson Mr. Freeze]] needs to be in cold temperatures to survive, but if he is, he will live for a ''very'' long time, even as [[LosingYourHead a disembodied head]]. [[WhoWantsToLiveForever He's not necessarily happy about this]].



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