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* Towards the climax of ''VideoGame/YakuzaLikeADragon'', key characters from the Kiryu saga make appearances, and lend their support to new protagonist Ichiban Kasuga. [[spoiler:This includes Kiryu himself.]]

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* Towards the climax of ''VideoGame/YakuzaLikeADragon'', key characters from the Kiryu saga make appearances, and lend their support to new protagonist Ichiban Kasuga. [[spoiler:This includes Kiryu himself.]]]] This is somewhat subverted after beating the BonusBoss, where [[spoiler:Kiryu (who orchestrated the fight between Ichiban and Shin Amon) states that rather than the successor of his legacy, Ichiban should be seen as his own man walking his own path]].


-->'''The Beast:''' Cole, I cant... I can't do this anymore

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-->'''The Beast:''' Cole, I cant... I can't do this anymoreanymore.



* Towards the climax of ''VideoGame/YakuzaLikeADragon'', key characters from the Kiryu saga make appearances, and lend their support to new protagonist Ichiban Kasuga. [[spoiler:This includes Kiryu himself.]]
-->'''[[spoiler:Kiryu]]:''' Good luck out there, Kasuga. You're gonna do great.



** It's subverted in that the prequel ''On The Origin of [=PCs=]'' shows Eugene doesn't think Roy can do it. He just told Roy about the oath so Roy can tell his little sister (Who took up wizardry) and have her do it. Bonus content in print collections show that even now he just hopes the best Roy can do is find some useful intel on Xykon.

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** It's subverted in that the prequel ''On The Origin of [=PCs=]'' shows Eugene doesn't think Roy can do it. He just told Roy about the oath so Roy can tell his little sister (Who (who took up wizardry) and have her do it. Bonus content in print collections show that even now he just hopes the best Roy can do is find some useful intel on Xykon.


* In the evil ending of ''VideoGame/{{inFAMOUS 2}}'', Cole decides to side with [[BigBad The Beast]] in his WellIntentionedExtremist methods of saving humanity by activating Conduits and curing them of the plague at the cost of killing anyone who isn't Conduit. After the [=RFI=], the only thing capable of stopping him, is destoryed, The Beast reveals that he hates what he's become and only did what he did because he didn't have a choice, so he opts to transfer his powers to Cole so that he could see their plan through and the former can [[MilesToGoBeforeISleep finally die]]

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* In the evil ending of ''VideoGame/{{inFAMOUS 2}}'', Cole decides to side with [[BigBad The Beast]] in his WellIntentionedExtremist methods of saving humanity by activating Conduits and curing them of the plague at the cost of killing anyone who isn't a Conduit. After the [=RFI=], the only thing capable of stopping him, is destoryed, destroyed, The Beast reveals that he hates what he's become and only did what he did because he didn't have a choice, so he opts to transfer his powers to Cole so that he could see their plan through and the former can [[MilesToGoBeforeISleep finally die]]


* In the evil ending of ''VideoGame/{{inFAMOUS 2}}'', the Beast felt guilty and tired of killing people and decided to transfer his powers to Cole to carry out the plan he started.
-->'''The Beast''': I can't do this anymore.\\
'''Cole''': WHAT!?

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* In the evil ending of ''VideoGame/{{inFAMOUS 2}}'', Cole decides to side with [[BigBad The Beast]] in his WellIntentionedExtremist methods of saving humanity by activating Conduits and curing them of the Beast felt guilty and tired plague at the cost of killing people anyone who isn't Conduit. After the [=RFI=], the only thing capable of stopping him, is destoryed, The Beast reveals that he hates what he's become and decided only did what he did because he didn't have a choice, so he opts to transfer his powers to Cole to carry out the so that he could see their plan he started.
through and the former can [[MilesToGoBeforeISleep finally die]]
-->'''The Beast''': Beast:''' Cole, I cant... I can't do this anymore.\\
'''Cole''': WHAT!?
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-->'''Cole:''' What? After all this?
-->'''The Beast:''' No! I believe in the plan, but I'm so tired. I've had enough killing. I should have died a long time ago.
-->'''Cole:''' [[spoiler:John]]...
-->'''The Beast:''' But I know you. If I gave you the power, you would see it through.


* In the first two episodes of season 9 of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS9E1TheBeginningOfTheEndPart1 The Beginning Of The End - Part 1]]" and "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS9E2TheBeginningOfTheEndPart2 Part 2]]", Princesses Celestia and Luna decide to retire from ruling over Equestria, and appoint Twilight Sparkle as their successor. The GrandFinale has her completely assume the position.

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* In the first two episodes of season 9 of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS9E1TheBeginningOfTheEndPart1 The Beginning Of The End - Part 1]]" and "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS9E2TheBeginningOfTheEndPart2 Part 2]]", Princesses Celestia and Luna decide to retire from ruling over Equestria, and appoint Twilight Sparkle as their successor. The GrandFinale has her completely assume the position. The 20th episode of the same season, "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS9E20AHorseShoeIn A Horse-Shoe In]]", has Twilight appoint Starlight Glimmer as the headmare of the School of Friendship.

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* This is an important mechanic in the ''VideoGame/WorldNeverland'' series. Your character will eventually get old and die, so you'll need to pass on to one of their children. If you pass on to one of your children, that child will inherit all of your items and money, but not all of your stats, and will be able to do certain things you yourself couldn't.


* ''FanFic/CindersAndAshesTheChroniclesOfKamenRiderDante'' kicks off with the titular rider handing his belt over to the protagnist before dying to wounds he gained from fighting the BigBad. Afterwards, said protagnist wished to invoke this trope a few times, though circumstances forced him to keep the torch.

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* ''FanFic/CindersAndAshesTheChroniclesOfKamenRiderDante'' kicks off with the titular rider handing his belt over to the protagnist protagonist before dying to wounds he gained from fighting the BigBad. Afterwards, said protagnist protagonist wished to invoke this trope a few times, though circumstances forced him to keep the torch.


** In Season 2, Wally intended for Bart Allen to take the mantle of Kid Flash while he and Artemis return to retirement. [[spoiler:Wally's death at the end of the season turned this into TakeMySword instead]].

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** In Season 2, Wally intended for Bart Allen to take the mantle of Kid Flash while he and Artemis return to retirement. [[spoiler:Wally's death at the end of the season turned this into TakeMySword TakeUpMySword instead]].

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* Halfway through the second season of ''WesternAnimation/FishHooks'', Nurse Fishington becomes the new principal of Freshwater High after Stickler leaves.


* In the pilot of ''WesternAnimation/TheMightyDucks'', Canard, the original captain of the team passes on his mask to Wildwing before sacrificing himself to save the team.

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* In the pilot of ''WesternAnimation/TheMightyDucks'', ''WesternAnimation/MightyDucksTheAnimatedSeries'', Canard, the original captain of the team passes on his mask to Wildwing before sacrificing himself to save the team.

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* Often happens when a current head of state retires and is succeeded by a new head. Among U.S. presidents, UsefulNotes/WilliamHowardTaft gets special mention for becoming the Chief Justice after his presidency and personally swearing successors UsefulNotes/CalvinCoolidge and UsefulNotes/HerbertHoover into office.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' GrandFinale has Stan pass his title as Mr. Mystery to Soos, as he's leaving to travel the world with Ford to reconnect.
* The final episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheLionGuard'' has Kion and his friends relinquish their duties as the Lion Guard to Vitani and her Lion Guard, before leaving permanently for the Tree of Life to be part of the Night Pride.

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* ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'':
** In Season 2, Wally intended for Bart Allen to take the mantle of Kid Flash while he and Artemis return to retirement. [[spoiler:Wally's death at the end of the season turned this into TakeMySword instead]].
** Between Season 2 and 3, King Orin handed the mantle of Aquaman to his protege Kaldur'Ahm, allowing him more time to both his kingdom and his family.

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* ''FanFic/CindersAndAshesTheChroniclesOfKamenRiderDante'' kicks off with the titular rider handing his belt over to the protagnist before dying to wounds he gained from fighting the BigBad. Afterwards, said protagnist wished to invoke this trope a few times, though circumstances forced him to keep the torch.

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