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** If left to grown in nature absorbing emotional energy from the planet they've been planted on, or artificially grown with low energy, they develop in low-caste underlings that can be trained for the warrior or scientific caste. They are usually identical, but have been spotted have been a small number of (presumably defective) warriors shorter and pudgier than normal and two ''huge'' low casters, one being a [[GiantWarrior warrior]] and the other a technician prone to use PercussiveMaintenance to repair the antimatter alternator of the old ship he served on (and having to repair it the traditional way when all the hits made it break down in the middle of a battle).

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** If left to grown in nature absorbing emotional energy from the planet they've been planted on, or artificially grown with low energy, they develop in low-caste underlings that can be trained for the warrior or scientific caste. They are usually identical, but have been spotted have been a small number of (presumably defective) warriors shorter and pudgier than normal and two ''huge'' low casters, one being a [[GiantWarrior [[GiantMook warrior]] and the other a technician prone to use PercussiveMaintenance to repair the antimatter alternator of the old ship he served on (and having to repair it the traditional way when all the hits made it break down in the middle of a battle).

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* ''ComicBook/PaperinikNewAdventures'' has the ''entire [[HordeOfAlienLocusts Evronian]] race]]'' in its current form. While they weren't this in their past, by the time of the series they're all clones, and the various castes, and relative differences, come from how they're grown while in the spore stage:
** If left to grown in nature absorbing emotional energy from the planet they've been planted on, or artificially grown with low energy, they develop in low-caste underlings that can be trained for the warrior or scientific caste. They are usually identical, but have been spotted have been a small number of (presumably defective) warriors shorter and pudgier than normal and two ''huge'' low casters, one being a [[GiantWarrior warrior]] and the other a technician prone to use PercussiveMaintenance to repair the antimatter alternator of the old ship he served on (and having to repair it the traditional way when all the hits made it break down in the middle of a battle).
** Artificially using more energy with a number of altered procedures results in them developing as mid-caste officers and scientists, high-caste generals and scientists (that show the most difference in looks, and sometime greater intellect they're supposed to), or even members of the Council or the two-headed "emperor-type" Evronians. The procedures are not secret, but low caste scientists are literally unable to properly understand them, and the one time one ''had'' to try and grow a proper high-caste scientist to grow an emperor he instead obtained [[TokenHeroicOrc one with a moral compass]] that [[ObfuscatingStupidity played the idiot to not be killed before he could neutralize the rest of his group others without killing them]].
** Aside for Trauma (originally a general altered after having already been grown), Evronian {{Super Soldier}}s are the result of modified spores.


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* ''Comicbook/{{X 23}}'':
** Laura herself was modified by necessity. The genetic samples salvaged from Comicbook/{{Wolverine}} were severely damaged, leaving only the X chromosome intact. As a result, attempts to create an exact clone of Logan failed. Sarah Kinney, the program's lead geneticist, instead proposed modifying the clone by duplicating the X chromosome, thus making a female.
** In the ''Circle of Four'', Blackheart - the son of Mephisto - created four clones of X-23 and bonded them to samples of the Toxin symbiote.

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* ''Comicbook/{{X ''ComicBook/{{X 23}}'':
** Laura herself was modified by necessity. The genetic samples salvaged from Comicbook/{{Wolverine}} ComicBook/{{Wolverine}} were severely damaged, leaving only the X chromosome intact. As a result, attempts to create an exact clone of Logan failed. Sarah Kinney, the program's lead geneticist, instead proposed modifying the clone by duplicating the X chromosome, thus making a female.
** In the ''Circle of Four'', Blackheart - -- the son of Mephisto - -- created four clones of X-23 and bonded them to samples of the Toxin symbiote.




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* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'', Drakken decides to perform cloning for his next evil plan. Since Shego refuses to participate, he decides to make clones of Kim instead. In order to make sure the clones aren't heroic, he modifies them to have the reflexes of a king cobra, the strength of a rogue elephant, and the killer instinct of [[FluffyTheTerrible Commodore Puddles]].

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* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'', Drakken decides to perform cloning for his next evil plan. Since Shego refuses to participate, he decides to make clones of Kim instead. In order to make sure the clones aren't heroic, he modifies them to have the reflexes of a king cobra, the strength of a rogue elephant, and the killer instinct of [[FluffyTheTerrible Commodore Puddles]].Puddles]].
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* In the ''Literature/LiadenUniverse'' series, a character called The Uncle has survived for hundreds of years by transferring his mind from clone body to clone body. He has also produced a number of clone "brothers" (and at least one "sister") whose genes are based on his but have been tweaked to have an aptitude for something that will be useful to his long-term plans.


* Cherijo Grey Veil in ''Literature/{{Stardoc}}'' is not only an OppositeSexClone of her "father" but was also modified with a HealingFactor that makes her virtually immortal.
* In ''Literature/AMemoryCalledEmpire'' Teixcalaanli law requires citizens to have a genome at least 10% unique for identification purposes, but the Emperor's heir is a "ninety percent clone".
* [[InvertedTrope Inverted]] with Miles's clone-brother Mark in the Literature/VorkosiganSaga. As Mark was growing up, he was altered to match Miles's appearance, because otherwise he would have come out looking rather like their cousin Ivan.

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* Cherijo Grey Veil in ''Literature/{{Stardoc}}'' is not only an OppositeSexClone of her "father" but was also modified with a HealingFactor that makes her virtually immortal.
* In ''Literature/AMemoryCalledEmpire''
''Literature/AMemoryCalledEmpire'': Teixcalaanli law requires citizens to have a genome at least 10% unique for identification purposes, but the Emperor's heir is a "ninety percent clone".
* ''Literature/ProjectNemesis'': The titular kaiju Nemesis originated as a clone of the deceased Maigo Tilly that was infused with the genetic material of an alien monster. After Nemesis is nearly killed at the end of the second book, she expels a reconstituted Maigo who possesses superhuman abilities.
* ''Literature/{{Stardoc}}'': Cherijo Grey Veil is not only an OppositeSexClone of her "father" but was also modified with a HealingFactor that makes her virtually immortal.
* ''Literature/VorkosiganSaga'': This is
[[InvertedTrope Inverted]] with Miles's clone-brother Mark in the Literature/VorkosiganSaga.Mark. As Mark was growing up, he was altered to match Miles's appearance, because otherwise he would have come out looking rather like their cousin Ivan.

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* In ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'', after Calvin's first attempt at cloning went predictably awry because he couldn't control his clones, he installed an ethical switch on the duplicator and made a clone of his good side. The clone eventually poofed when he threatened Calvin with violence over their irreconcilable views on Susie.


* ''ComicBook/Superboy1994'': Originally the Kon-El/Conner Kent ComicBook/{{Superboy}} was a clone of the amoral scientist head of Cadmus, Dr. Paul Westfield, modified to have telekinesis that mimicked kryptonian powers after Cadmus' twelve previous attempts to clone Superman failed. By the time of his [[ComicBook/Superboy2011 second series]] he'd been reimagined as the half-human-half-kryptonian "clone" of ComicBook/LexLuthor and ComicBook/{{Superman}}, which was not a huge swerve as Lex's interference with the project that created Kon was well established from the get go.



* Several authors of ''Franchise/WonderWoman'' present the titular character as essentially a magically created clone of her mother Hippolyta with added boons of power from Aphrodite, and/or the other goddesses with have been associated with her creation over the various reboots.



* ''ComicBook/Superboy1994'': Originally the Kon-El/Conner Kent ComicBook/{{Superboy}} was a clone of the amoral scientist head of Cadmus, Dr. Paul Westfield, modified to have telekinesis that mimicked kryptonian powers after Cadmus' twelve previous attempts to clone Superman failed. By the time of his [[ComicBook/Superboy2011 second series]] he'd been reimagined as the half-human-half-kryptonian "clone" of ComicBook/LexLuthor and ComicBook/{{Superman}}, which was not a huge swerve as Lex's interference with the project that created Kon was well established from the get go.
* Several authors of ''Franchise/WonderWoman'' present the titular character as essentially a magically created clone of her mother Hippolyta with added boons of power from Aphrodite, and/or the other goddesses with have been associated with her creation over the various reboots.

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* ''ComicBook/Superboy1994'': Originally the Kon-El/Conner Kent ComicBook/{{Superboy}} was a clone of the amoral scientist head of Cadmus, Dr. Paul Westfield, modified to have telekinesis that mimicked kryptonian powers after Cadmus' twelve previous attempts to clone Superman failed. By the time of his [[ComicBook/Superboy2011 second series]] he'd been reimagined as the half-human-half-kryptonian "clone" of ComicBook/LexLuthor and ComicBook/{{Superman}}, which was not a huge swerve as Lex's interference with the project that created Kon was well established from the get go.
* Several authors of ''Franchise/WonderWoman'' present the titular character as essentially a magically created clone of her mother Hippolyta with added boons of power from Aphrodite, and/or the other goddesses with have been associated with her creation over the various reboots.



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* ''ComicBook/Superboy1994'': Originally the Kon-El/Conner Kent ComicBook/{{Superboy}} was a clone of the amoral scientist head of Cadmus, Dr. Paul Westfield, modified to have telekinesis that mimicked kryptonian powers after Cadmus' twelve previous attempts to clone Superman failed. By the time of his [[ComicBook/Superboy2011 second series]] he'd been reimagined as the half-human-half-kryptonian "clone" of ComicBook/LexLuthor and ComicBook/{{Superman}}, which was not a huge swerve as Lex's interference with the project that created Kon was well established from the get go.
* Several authors of ''Franchise/WonderWoman'' present the titular character as essentially a magically created clone of her mother Hippolyta with added boons of power from Aphrodite, and/or the other goddesses with have been associated with her creation over the various reboots.


* ''ComicBook/{{Venom}}:

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* ''LightNovel/ACertainMagicalIndex'': The [=MISAKA=] series are a CloneArmy based on the teenage Misaka "Railgun" Mikoto, one of the world's strongest espers; while their [[ShockAndAwe electric powers]] are far inferior to the original's, they receive "programming" at birth which allows them to link their brainwaves into a HiveMind ([[spoiler:which was in fact the true reason for the project, as there are a ''lot'' of ways to abuse such a large mass of psychic energy]]). Much later, the series introduces [=MISAKA Worst=], a clone that's been aged to adulthood and modified into a SuperSoldier; Worst's powers are much closer to the original's, though she mostly uses them to [[HavingABlast create explosions]].

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* ''LightNovel/ACertainMagicalIndex'': The [=MISAKA=] series are a CloneArmy based on the teenage Misaka "Railgun" Mikoto, one of the world's strongest espers; while their [[ShockAndAwe electric powers]] are far inferior to the original's, they receive "programming" at birth which allows them to link their brainwaves into a HiveMind ([[spoiler:which was in fact the true reason for the project, as there are a ''lot'' of ways to abuse such a large mass of psychic energy]]). Much later, the series introduces [=MISAKA Worst=], a clone that's been aged to adulthood around sixteen and modified into a SuperSoldier; Worst's powers are much closer to the original's, though she mostly uses them to [[HavingABlast create explosions]].


* ''ComicBook/SpiderGirl'': April Parker was a clone of May Parker spliced with a sample of the Venom symbiote.

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* ''ComicBook/SpiderGirl'': April Parker was a clone of May Parker spliced with a sample of the Venom symbiote.symbiote, allowing her to shapeshift and transform into a monstrous form.



** The Mania symbiote is a modified clone of the Venom symbiote, created by the Ararat Corporation from a chunk of the latter's tongue. It was supposed to be reabsorbed into the original and overdose it with reproductive hormones, but that never happened and for the most part it was identical to the original, though in Venom Inc. it temporarily developed the ability to control people using pieces of itself.
** The Anti-Venom symbiote was created when Eddie Brock's Venom codex -- trace remnants of the symbiote left in his body -- were infused with Martin Li's lightforce energy, fusing them to his white blood cells to create a mindless symbiote with healing abilities, a touch caustic to normal symbiotes, and none of a normal symbiote's weaknesses.

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** The Mania symbiote is a modified clone of the Venom symbiote, created by the Ararat Corporation from a chunk of the latter's tongue. It was supposed to be reabsorbed into the original and overdose it with reproductive hormones, but that never happened and for the most part it was identical to the original, though in Venom Inc. ''Venom Inc.'' it temporarily developed the ability to control people using pieces of itself.
** The original Anti-Venom symbiote was created when Eddie Brock's Venom codex -- trace remnants of the symbiote left in his body -- were infused with Martin Li's lightforce energy, fusing them to his white blood cells to create a mindless symbiote with healing abilities, a touch caustic to normal symbiotes, and none of a normal symbiote's weaknesses.


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** In the ''Circle of Four'', Blackheart - the son of Mephisto - created four clones of X-23 and bonded them to samples of the Toxin symbiote.


* Comicbook/{{X 23}}:

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* Comicbook/{{X 23}}:''ComicBook/SpiderGirl'': April Parker was a clone of May Parker spliced with a sample of the Venom symbiote.
* ''ComicBook/{{Venom}}:
** The Mania symbiote is a modified clone of the Venom symbiote, created by the Ararat Corporation from a chunk of the latter's tongue. It was supposed to be reabsorbed into the original and overdose it with reproductive hormones, but that never happened and for the most part it was identical to the original, though in Venom Inc. it temporarily developed the ability to control people using pieces of itself.
** The Anti-Venom symbiote was created when Eddie Brock's Venom codex -- trace remnants of the symbiote left in his body -- were infused with Martin Li's lightforce energy, fusing them to his white blood cells to create a mindless symbiote with healing abilities, a touch caustic to normal symbiotes, and none of a normal symbiote's weaknesses.
* ''Comicbook/{{X 23}}'':


* ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}''. Mewtwo is a genetically modified clone of [[OlympusMons the mythical Mew]], looking more humanoid and being stronger than it. At its introduction it was the strongest Pokemon of the game, and thanks to [[SuperMode Mega Evolution]] contests that position with Mega Rayquaza. [[GoneHorriblyRight Unfortunately for its creators, Mewtwo proved too strong]]. In the manga, the Mew DNA sample was incomplete so the scientists spliced it with human DNA.

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* ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}''. Mewtwo is a genetically modified clone of [[OlympusMons the mythical Mew]], looking more humanoid and being stronger than it. At its introduction it was the strongest Pokemon of the game, and thanks to [[SuperMode Mega Evolution]] contests that position with Mega Rayquaza. [[GoneHorriblyRight Unfortunately for its creators, Mewtwo proved too strong]]. In the manga, the Mew DNA sample was incomplete so the scientists spliced it with human DNA.DNA; in the animated movie (at least its Western dubs) they simply chose to make him stronger.


** A recurring subplot of ''Comicbook/AllNewWolverine'' and ''X-23 Vol. 4'' is Dr. Chandler's attempts to duplicate X-23, first with the Sisters, and later with the X-Assassins. The Sisters failed to develop the X-gene altogether, (except for Gabby). The latter were modified by completely eliminating their HealingFactor altogether, attempting to bypass Laura's pesky morality by making them disposable cyborgs. The final arc revealed that further experiments led to Laura's DNA being used to create genetically modified...[[spoiler:turkeys]].

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** A recurring subplot of ''Comicbook/AllNewWolverine'' and ''X-23 Vol. 4'' is Dr. Chandler's attempts to duplicate X-23, first with the Sisters, and later with the X-Assassins. X-Assassins:
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The Sisters (except for Gabby) failed to develop the X-gene altogether, (except for Gabby). altogether due to flaws in the cloning process, making them an unintentional example of this trope. Additionally, Bellona was further modified when these same flaws led her to develop albinism. More intentionally, all of the girls were rapid-aged to maturity.
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The latter X-Assassins were modified by completely eliminating their HealingFactor altogether, attempting to bypass Laura's pesky morality by making them disposable cyborgs. The final arc revealed that further Further experiments building off the same project led to Laura's DNA being used to create genetically modified...[[spoiler:turkeys]].
[[spoiler:''turkeys'']].

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