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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6071854/1/Multiplicity Multiplicity]]'', [[Manga/RanmaOneHalf Ranma]] takes a year long training trip, in which he improves on the Splitting Cat Hairs technique and uses it to split himself into multiple solid versions of himself, all sharing one brain but acting independently.


* A couple of characters in ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' demonstrate this ability. The first of these was Blake, whose Shadow Semblance allows her to leave a temporary afterimage of herself. Then there was [[LittleBitBeastly Sun]], who showed off the ability to create light copies of himself in Volume 2. After this, there was [[MusicalAssassin Flynt Coal]], who can split himself into four with his "Killer Quartet" ability.

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* A couple of characters in ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' demonstrate this ability. The first of these was Blake, whose Shadow ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'':
** Blake Belladonna's
Semblance "Shadow" allows her to leave create a temporary afterimage of herself. Then there was [[LittleBitBeastly Sun]], who showed shadow clone that takes the hit while she dodges away. She [[HeroicSelfDeprecation bitterly]] says that it's [[PersonalityPowers a perfect Semblance for a coward]]. She can also push off the ability clones for a DoubleJump, and with the help of [[AppliedPhlebotinum Dust]] she can make her clones solid with elemental effects.
** Sun Wukong's Semblance "Via Sun" allows him
to create two light copies of himself in Volume 2. After this, there clones. WordOfGod is that Sun's Semblance was [[MusicalAssassin specifically designed to be the opposite of Blake's; Sun stays still while his clones move and fight for him.
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Flynt Coal]], who Coal can split himself into four copies with his "Killer Quartet" ability.Semblance. All four copies mirror each other's movements, so he primarily uses this to quadruple his attack power.

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* In a long gone [[Manga/RanmaOneHalf Ranma]]/[[Manga/SailorMoon Sailor Moon]] story called ''Ten Of Two'', Ranma is tasked to become the [[FukuFic Senshi.]] Not ''a'' Senshi, but ''all of them''. At the same time.



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[[caption-width-right:350:If they're gonna fight over who gets the bed, [[{{Foreshadowing}} how well do you think going to school in turns will end up]]?]]

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* Used on the Creator/{{Hipgnosis}}-designed cover for the Music/EmersonLakeAndPalmer album ''Trilogy''. The inner gatefold has multiple Emersons, Lakes, and Palmers posing in a forest.
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* In one ''ComicStrip/DreamOfTheRarebitFiend'' strip, a man finds himself infinitely multiplied. He wakes up commenting on his dream, only for his duplicates to wake up in bed beside him and tell him to be quiet. He then wakes up for real.


* An old Advertising/SeattleMariners commercial involved the Mariners cloning star player Ken Griffey Junior so that he could play every single baseball position at the same time.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yi75IEQfmtA An old old]] Advertising/SeattleMariners commercial involved the Mariners cloning star player Ken Griffey Junior so that he could play every single baseball position at the same time.

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* Every character in ''WebAnimation/BackToTheMoon'' (except for Jehanne) is a duplicate of Creator/GeorgesMelies.

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* In ''Theatre/{{Zed}}'', Zed starts the story with several doppelgängers. By the time Abraka appears, however, they have been condensed into one being.
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* In ''Roleplay/ResonatingSpirits'', Nic King has the ability to make a clone puppet of himself.

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* In ''Roleplay/TouhouAGlimmerOfAnOutsideWorld'', Shinto Gods are able to split themselves indefinitely, something Suwako fully takes advantage of.

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* In ''Roleplay/PuellaMagiAdfligoSystema'', Aki can make magic clones of herself.


Through {{magic}} or super-technology, the main character decides to get a large number of chores done via copying himself. Expect the original to choose all of the fun things to do when assigning chores around. HilarityEnsues when the copies rebel or [[CloneDegeneration degrade]], which results in either (1) at least one EvilTwin, or (2) copies continually being made to the point of risking exposing the {{Masquerade}}, or at least ruining the main character's reputation.

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Through {{magic}} or super-technology, the main character decides to get a large number of chores done via copying himself.

Expect the original to choose all of the fun things to do when assigning chores around. HilarityEnsues when the copies rebel or [[CloneDegeneration degrade]], which results in either (1) at least one EvilTwin, or (2) copies continually being made to the point of risking exposing the {{Masquerade}}, or at least ruining the main character's reputation.

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* In ''Roleplay/PermaneoSpes'', this is Antonio's power.


* A couple of characters in ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}} demonstrate this ability. The first of these was Blake, whose Shadow Semblance allows her to leave a temporary afterimage of herself. Then there was [[LittleBitBeastly Sun]], who showed off the ability to create light copies of himself in Volume 2. After this, there was [[MusicalAssassin Flynt Coal]], who can split himself into four with his "Killer Quartet" ability.

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* A couple of characters in ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}} ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' demonstrate this ability. The first of these was Blake, whose Shadow Semblance allows her to leave a temporary afterimage of herself. Then there was [[LittleBitBeastly Sun]], who showed off the ability to create light copies of himself in Volume 2. After this, there was [[MusicalAssassin Flynt Coal]], who can split himself into four with his "Killer Quartet" ability.

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