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* The first boss in ''VideoGame/{{Conduit 2}}'' is the Leviathan, a gigantic sea serpent who turns to attack the deep-ocean platform you're on.

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* The first boss in ''VideoGame/{{Conduit 2}}'' ''VideoGame/Conduit2'' is the Leviathan, a gigantic sea serpent who turns to attack the deep-ocean platform you're on.


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* Squirt from ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry3DixieKongsDoubleTrouble'' is a rare 2D example, as he sits in the middle of the screen and spins vertically as he shoots water to try to knock you (as Ellie) off the screen.


** [[PlayingWithFire Ragnaros]], [[EldritchAbomination C'thun]], [[TheDragon Kil'jaedan]], and [[BiggerBad Yogg-Saron]] all work this way. Kologarn, Sinestra, and Kromog all use Kil'jaeden's model as a base.

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** [[PlayingWithFire Ragnaros]], [[EldritchAbomination C'thun]], [[TheDragon Kil'jaedan]], and [[BiggerBad Yogg-Saron]] Yogg-Saron all work this way. Kologarn, Sinestra, and Kromog all use Kil'jaeden's model as a base.


* The MCP fight in ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsII'' is odd about this: There are two bosses, [[{{Tron}} Sark and the MCP]], and the one that you can kill permanently is pivotal.

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* The MCP fight in ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsII'' is odd about this: There are two bosses, [[{{Tron}} [[{{Film/Tron}} Sark and the MCP]], and the one that you can kill permanently is pivotal.


* Sepulcher in ''SilentHillHomecoming'' works this way.

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* Sepulcher in ''SilentHillHomecoming'' ''VideoGame/SilentHillHomecoming'' works this way.


* Mysterio in the [=PlayStation=] 1 ''{{Spider-Man}}'' game, who grows to an enormous size for the fight. In the Nintendo 64/Dreamcast {{Spider-Man}} adaptions of this game, Mysterio is also this trope.

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* Mysterio in the [=PlayStation=] 1 ''{{Spider-Man}}'' ''Franchise/SpiderMan'' game, who grows to an enormous size for the fight. In the Nintendo 64/Dreamcast {{Spider-Man}} Franchise/SpiderMan adaptions of this game, Mysterio is also this trope.








* Jumbo Champloon in "LittleKingsStory"

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* Jumbo Champloon in "LittleKingsStory"''VideoGame/LittleKingsStory''.


* In ''VideoGame/{{Chantelise}}'', the Electrojelly stays in the center of the room and swings its tentacles out at you while you run around it, and around the room to collect crystals to fuel your magic attacks at it and cut at the tentacles.



* ''VideoGame/{{Chantelise}}'': The Electrojelly stays in the center of the room and swings its tentacles out at you while you run around it, and around the room to collect crystals to fuel your magic attacks at it and cut at the tentacles.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Chantelise}}'': ''[[Franchise/{{Ys}} Ys Origin]]'' has "Gelaldy, The Electrojelly stays Murderous Construct" the giant boss that is fought in the center middle of a [[LethalLavaLand lava arena]] surrounded by a circular plataform, which the playable character stands. Only the upper half of the room giant is exposed and swings its tentacles out at he will either attack with his GiantHandsOfDoom or try to destroy the plataform, causing you while you run around it, and around to drop on the room to collect crystals to fuel your magic attacks at it and cut at the tentacles. lava.


* ''VideoGame/Chantelise'': The Electrojelly stays in the center of the room and swings its tentacles out at you while you run around it, and around the room to collect crystals to fuel your magic attacks at it and cut at the tentacles.

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* ''VideoGame/Chantelise'': ''VideoGame/{{Chantelise}}'': The Electrojelly stays in the center of the room and swings its tentacles out at you while you run around it, and around the room to collect crystals to fuel your magic attacks at it and cut at the tentacles.


* ''{{Shantae}}: Half-Genie Hero'':

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* ''{{Shantae}}: ''VideoGame/{{Shantae}}: Half-Genie Hero'':


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* ''VideoGame/Chantelise'': The Electrojelly stays in the center of the room and swings its tentacles out at you while you run around it, and around the room to collect crystals to fuel your magic attacks at it and cut at the tentacles.


* The [[spoiler: first]] fight against Red in ''SpyroTheDragon: A Hero's Tail.'' He can both expand ''and'' decrease the size of the arena by using either ice magic (to expand it) or fire magic (to melt the ice).

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* The [[spoiler: first]] fight against Red in ''SpyroTheDragon: A Hero's Tail.''VideoGame/SpyroAHerosTail.'' He can both expand ''and'' decrease the size of the arena by using either ice magic (to expand it) or fire magic (to melt the ice).


* Wilbur from ''{{Shantae}}: Half-Genie Hero'' provides the page image, a rare example coming from a 2D side-scrolling platformer.

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* Wilbur from ''{{Shantae}}: *''{{Shantae}}: Half-Genie Hero'' Hero'':
** Wilbur
provides the page image, a rare example coming from a 2D side-scrolling platformer.platformer.
** [[spoiler:The Tinkerbrain]] late in the same game follows the same pattern. [[spoiler: You have to exploit this by forcing it to turn too far in one direction to expose its weak points.]]



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* Wilbur from ''{{Shantae}}: Half-Genie Hero'' provides the page image, a rare example coming from a 2D side-scrolling platformer.


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* ''WorldOfWarcraft'':

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They solve this problem by sticking it in the middle of the arena. The player character will have to run about the arena while the enormous boss will pivot to face the character, and occasionally attack. Common attacks for the boss include at least one way for it to reduce the player's running room. A subtrope of StationaryBoss.

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They solve this problem by sticking it in the middle of the arena. The player character will have to run about the arena while the enormous boss will pivot to face the character, and occasionally attack. Common attacks for the boss include at least one way for it to reduce the player's running room. A subtrope SubTrope of StationaryBoss.

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*** In ''VideoGame/HeroesOfTheStorm,'' Ragnaros is a playable character whose trademark move is turning ''you'' into a PivotalBoss.

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