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* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' gives us [[CrazyAwesome Jack Rakan]]. One of his [[IHaveManyNames many titles]] is "That Damn Guy You Can Stab With Swords All You Like and It Won't Do a Thing, Damnit", which really tells you all you need to know about him. He repeatedly emerges unscathed from attacks that would have vaporized anyone else. [[spoiler: He at one point survives ''being erased from existence''.]]

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* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' ''Manga/NegimaMagisterNegiMagi'' gives us [[CrazyAwesome Jack Rakan]]. One of his [[IHaveManyNames many titles]] is "That Damn Guy You Can Stab With Swords All You Like and It Won't Do a Thing, Damnit", which really tells you all you need to know about him. He repeatedly emerges unscathed from attacks that would have vaporized anyone else. [[spoiler: He at one point survives ''being erased from existence''.]]



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* VideoGame/MadWorld has Deathwatch commentator Kreese Kreeley, a former competitor in the bloodsport who's managed to survive a ruptured scrotum, a collapsed lung, getting mauled by a pack of werewolves, having a massive FrankensteinsMonster shove his hand up his ass, a lobotomy, and losing four pints of blood to a vampire, just to name a few things he went through in his time competing. In that latter one's case, he actually did apparently die, but somehow came back to life a week later.

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* VideoGame/MadWorld ''VideoGame/MadWorld'' has Deathwatch commentator Kreese Kreeley, a former competitor in the bloodsport who's managed to survive a ruptured scrotum, a collapsed lung, getting mauled by a pack of werewolves, having a massive FrankensteinsMonster shove his hand up his ass, a lobotomy, and losing four pints of blood to a vampire, just to name a few things he went through in his time competing. In that latter one's case, he actually did apparently die, but somehow came back to life a week later.



* Several examples from ''WebComic/EightBitTheater''. Most of the main characters fall into this at least once, but the king of this is Fighter, who has survived tons of stabbings, explosions, murder attempts and accidents, but always survives: half of the time due to his own ability to shrug off injury, the other half due to sheer serendipity. A good example of this would be when he is crushed by the [[{{Pun}} Armoire Of Invincibility]], but emerges unscathed since the bottom was made of cheap plywood. Later {{justified|Trope}} in that [[AWizardDidIt the Wizard That Did It]] wants to keep them alive for various less-than-altruistic reasons. Said wizard even explicitly kills the main characters a few times on purpose, just to make a statement about how easily he can do so (and revive them later to make them suffer more). Examples that fit this trope, however, are such things as his Make-Black-Mage-Puke-Up-His-Organs spell, which leaves Black Mage with his ''entire digestive system'' visibly outside his body, yet he doesn't die from it because Sarda doesn't want him to. Black Mage also has "Darko" the dark god forbidding him from dying, and he pops in to revive BM when no one else is there to do it instead.

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* Several examples from ''WebComic/EightBitTheater''.''Webcomic/EightBitTheater''. Most of the main characters fall into this at least once, but the king of this is Fighter, who has survived tons of stabbings, explosions, murder attempts and accidents, but always survives: half of the time due to his own ability to shrug off injury, the other half due to sheer serendipity. A good example of this would be when he is crushed by the [[{{Pun}} Armoire Of Invincibility]], but emerges unscathed since the bottom was made of cheap plywood. Later {{justified|Trope}} in that [[AWizardDidIt the Wizard That Did It]] wants to keep them alive for various less-than-altruistic reasons. Said wizard even explicitly kills the main characters a few times on purpose, just to make a statement about how easily he can do so (and revive them later to make them suffer more). Examples that fit this trope, however, are such things as his Make-Black-Mage-Puke-Up-His-Organs spell, which leaves Black Mage with his ''entire digestive system'' visibly outside his body, yet he doesn't die from it because Sarda doesn't want him to. Black Mage also has "Darko" the dark god forbidding him from dying, and he pops in to revive BM when no one else is there to do it instead.


* In the prologue of ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'', Shirou is stabbed through the heart with a [[WoundThatWillNotHeal cursed]] spear, only to mysteriously wake up with his wound completely healed. He narrates afterwards on how disturbed he is by this - not only did he ''feel himself die'' back then, making his survival completely unnatural, but [[MartyrWithoutACause he doesn't feel like he deserves such a miracle when there are people out there who need it more than he does]]. The [[TheAnimeOfTheGame anime version]] of this monologue [[MemeticMutation reached memetic status]] when one translator decided to render Shirou's objections as [[CaptainObvious "People die when they are killed"]].

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In the prologue of ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'', prologue, Shirou is stabbed through the heart with a [[WoundThatWillNotHeal cursed]] spear, only to mysteriously wake up with his wound completely healed. He narrates afterwards on how disturbed he is by this - not only did he ''feel himself die'' back then, making his survival completely unnatural, but [[MartyrWithoutACause he doesn't feel like he deserves such a miracle when there are people out there who need it more than he does]]. The [[TheAnimeOfTheGame anime version]] of this monologue [[MemeticMutation reached memetic status]] when one translator decided to render Shirou's objections as [[CaptainObvious "People die when they are killed"]].killed"]].
** Later on, Saber survives [[spoiler:Cú Chulainn]]'s [[LimitBreak noble phantasm]] [[spoiler:Gae Bolg]], an attack that rewrites causality to have already hit before it was activated, through the use of her [[BornLucky high Luck stat]]. This is enough to spook his Master [[spoiler:Kirei]] into ordering him to retreat.


* ''WesternAnimation/{{Aladdin}}'': Jafar, upon seeing Alladin returned from the certain death he'd been sent to: "How many times do I have to kill you, boy?!?"

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Aladdin}}'': Jafar, upon seeing Alladin Aladdin returned from the certain death he'd been sent to: "How many times do I have to kill you, boy?!?"

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* VideoGame/MadWorld has Deathwatch commentator Kreese Kreeley, a former competitor in the bloodsport who's managed to survive a ruptured scrotum, a collapsed lung, getting mauled by a pack of werewolves, having a massive FrankensteinsMonster shove his hand up his ass, a lobotomy, and losing four pints of blood to a vampire, just to name a few things he went through in his time competing. In that latter one's case, he actually did apparently die, but somehow came back to life a week later.


* ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'': Jafar, upon seeing Alladin returned from the certain death he'd been sent to: "How many times do I have to kill you, boy?!?"

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* ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'': ''WesternAnimation/{{Aladdin}}'': Jafar, upon seeing Alladin returned from the certain death he'd been sent to: "How many times do I have to kill you, boy?!?"


* [[JokerImmunity Team Rocket]] from ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}''. They fall into the gorge in the Butterfree episode, and survive every instance of "blasting off", and two falls which they themselves think will kill them (once in "Haunter Versus Kadabra", and once in the second movie). The one that takes the cake is in "Shell Shock", when James is hit by a boulder and falls into the gorge WITH THE BOULDER ON TOP OF HIM. (The antagonist of [[Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs Disney's first animated film]] is killed this way) Yet he turns up unharmed Team Rocket's next scene.

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* [[JokerImmunity Team Rocket]] from ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}''. They fall into the gorge in the Butterfree episode, and survive every instance of "blasting off", and two falls which they themselves think will kill them (once in "Haunter Versus Kadabra", and once in the second movie). The one that takes the cake is in "Shell Shock", when James is hit by a boulder and falls into the gorge WITH THE BOULDER ON TOP OF HIM. (The antagonist of [[Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs [[WesternAnimation/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs Disney's first animated film]] is killed this way) Yet he turns up unharmed Team Rocket's next scene.

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** In "The Beacon'', Emily uses her laser canon to blast through a wall to reach Entrapta. No one in the room is injured from being within a few feet of a massive explosion. Also, Emily's blast was hot enough to melt a hole in the metal wall, but none of the characters suffer ill effects from the heat or fumes that would have logically resulted.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SheRaAndThePrincessesOfPower''
** In "Protocol", Lonnie, Kyle, and Rogelio sustain chemical burns all over their bodies from exposure to the spore storm. The next time they appear in season 4, they're healthy and have no visible scarring.
** In "Destiny, Part 2", Catra [[spoiler:is in close proximity to several explosions triggered by Hordak's arm cannon, but is unharmed.]]
** Most egregiously, in "Destiny, Part 2", Hordak [[spoiler:takes a punch to the face, has the power source ripped out of his cybernetic exoskeleton, has ''part of a building'' fall on him, and takes an ''exploding arrow to the face''. By the time Horde Prime beams Hordak aboard his ship, Hordak is exhausted but somehow uninjured!]]


*** Kira also had the good sense to hit the emergency shut-down when the reactor was breached. And contrary to popular perception, a nuclear fission reactor might melt down in the event of a containment breach but it's physically incapable of exploding.

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*** Kira also had the good sense to hit the emergency shut-down when the reactor was breached. And contrary to popular perception, a nuclear fission reactor might melt down in the event of a containment breach but it's physically incapable of exploding. The mushroom cloud seen at the end of the episode was certainly caused by the battleship Minerva's [[{{Antimatter}} positron cannon]] hitting the nearby ocean in a failed attempt to destroy the Archangel, which happened at the same time Shinn stabbed Kira's Gundam.


* The Joker in the ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' series has survived falls and explosions, and seems immortal, hence the term JokerImmunity. [[spoiler: He is KilledOffForReal in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker'']]

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* The Joker in the ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' series has survived falls and explosions, and seems immortal, hence the term JokerImmunity. [[spoiler: He is KilledOffForReal in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker'']]''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker'', but only after permanently damaging the relationship between Batman and his allies, and even ''then'' manages to come back one final time to cause damage before finally being killed off again, this time permanently, by Terry [=McGinnis=].]]


Not to be confused with NoOneCouldSurviveThat, where the person in question is ''thought'' to have died. If someone survives a MortalWoundReveal, it is necessarily this trope.

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Not to be confused with NoOneCouldSurviveThat, where the person in question is ''thought'' to have died. If someone survives a MortalWoundReveal, it is necessarily this trope. Compare JokerImmunity, where a character will survive things that ''should'' have killed him because they're too good or too popular to be KilledOffForReal.


** They say it in their review of ''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings The Two Towers]]'', to lampshade how unrealistic it is that Wormtongue [[StaircaseTumble was thrown down the stairs of Edoras]] and has no apparent injuries. Of course, his PlotArmor hasn't fallen off.

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** They say it in their review of ''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings The Two Towers]]'', ''Film/TheLordOfTheRingsTheTwoTowers'', to lampshade how unrealistic it is that Wormtongue [[StaircaseTumble was thrown down the stairs of Edoras]] and has no apparent injuries. Of course, his PlotArmor hasn't fallen off.


* UsefulNotes/TheHindenburg. The entire 800-foot airship was incinerated in 30 seconds by a gargantuan explosion. The fireball was the size of a ''skyscraper,'' but despite the shocking power of the explosion, amazingly, about two-thirds of the roughly 100 passengers escaped alive. The other one-third died mainly because they panicked and jumped out of the cabin before the it hit the ground. Some survived through sheer ridiculous amounts of luck. One elderly woman was standing near the double grand staircase, which had a pair of folding stairs on the lower deck for landing that popped open when the Zeppelin impacted the ground. She simply walked out. One crewman was drenched when a ballast canister burst overhead, protecting him and clearing him a path to safety.

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* UsefulNotes/TheHindenburg. The entire 800-foot airship was incinerated in 30 seconds by a gargantuan explosion. The fireball was the size of a ''skyscraper,'' but despite the shocking power of the explosion, amazingly, about two-thirds of the roughly 100 passengers escaped alive. The other one-third died mainly because they panicked and jumped out of the cabin before the it hit the ground. Some survived through sheer ridiculous amounts of luck. One elderly woman was standing near the double grand staircase, which had a pair of folding stairs on the lower deck for landing that popped open when the Zeppelin impacted the ground. She simply walked out. One crewman was drenched when a ballast canister burst overhead, protecting him and clearing him a path to safety.


** O-Chul, being MadeOfIron (his constitution score is stated by WordOfGod to be in the mid-20s) is the king of this. At one point, he is captured by the villans and thrown into a tank of acid with an acid-breathing shark. Not only does he manage to defeat the shark and escape the tank, he immediately charges and attempts to smite Xykon before being knocked unconscious. After being rescued, he presents Roy with Xykon's spell list, which says he got "one saving throw at a time". For reference, Xykon is an epic level sorcerer (i.e. his save DCs are absurdly high) and said spell list includes such nasties as Cloudkill, Finger of Death, Symbol of Insanity, Meteor Swarm (which he previously used to [[spoiler:kill Roy]]), and several epic level spells.

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** O-Chul, being MadeOfIron (his constitution score is stated by WordOfGod to be in the mid-20s) is the king of this. At one point, he is captured by the villans villains and thrown into a tank of acid with an acid-breathing shark. Not only does he manage to defeat the shark and escape the tank, he immediately charges and attempts to smite Xykon before being knocked unconscious. After being rescued, he presents Roy with Xykon's spell list, which says he got "one saving throw at a time". For reference, Xykon is an epic level sorcerer (i.e. his save DCs [=DCs=] are absurdly high) and said spell list includes such nasties as Cloudkill, Finger of Death, Symbol of Insanity, Meteor Swarm (which he previously used to [[spoiler:kill Roy]]), and several epic level spells.

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* Another UsefulNotes/{{NASCAR}} example involves Geoff Bodine. Bodine was in the 2000 Daytona 250 truck series race when he was involved in a frightening crash on Lap 57 that led to the fans and broadcasters fearing that Bodine had been killed (Creator/{{ESPN}}'s Benny Parsons commented "Guys, keep your fingers crossed."); though eventually it was announced that Bodine was not seriously injured and was talking with the medical staff in the ambulance.

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