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* WesternAnimation/BugsBunny, blessed by KarmicProtection has plot mecha-armor with a humor power-up. He could beat Sauron from ''TheLordOfTheRings''. Of course, he'd end up in a wedding dress and marrying Aragorn.

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* WesternAnimation/BugsBunny, blessed by KarmicProtection has plot mecha-armor with a humor power-up. He could beat Sauron from ''TheLordOfTheRings''.''Film/TheLordOfTheRings''. Of course, he'd end up in a wedding dress and marrying Aragorn.


* Arby in ''Film/{Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead}}'' avoids zombification after [[spoiler:getting ejaculated on by the zombie chicken version of himself]], which would, under normal circumstances, cause Zombification.

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* Arby in ''Film/{Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead}}'' ''Film/PoultrygeistNightOfTheChickenDead'' avoids zombification after [[spoiler:getting ejaculated on by the zombie chicken version of himself]], which would, under normal circumstances, cause Zombification.zombification.



* Avoided in ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'': in the film itself, the supers suffer injuries, and in one scene, Violet even loses consciousness due to a concussion. In the DVD commentary, Brad Bird explicitly expressed his opinion that utilizing PlotArmor won't teach kids anything about [[RealityEnsues how the real world works]].

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* Avoided in ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'': in the film itself, the supers suffer injuries, and in one scene, Violet even loses consciousness due to a concussion. In the DVD commentary, Brad Bird explicitly expressed his opinion that utilizing PlotArmor plot armor won't teach kids anything about [[RealityEnsues how the real world works]].


* Unlike regular Mech Warriors in ''VideoGame/BattleTech'', the player's character, or commander in the game, cannot be killed in combat. Even if they would to take lethal damage from cockpit destruction or max injuries, they are guaranteed to survive (even if the lethal game setting option is turned on that ensures an incapacitated pilot will die).

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* Unlike regular Mech Warriors in ''VideoGame/BattleTech'', the player's character, or commander in the game, cannot be killed in combat. Even if they would were to take lethal damage from cockpit destruction or max injuries, they are guaranteed to survive (even if the lethal game setting option is turned on that ensures an incapacitated pilot will die).

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* Unlike regular Mech Warriors in ''VideoGame/BattleTech'', the player's character, or commander in the game, cannot be killed in combat. Even if they would to take lethal damage from cockpit destruction or max injuries, they are guaranteed to survive (even if the lethal game setting option is turned on that ensures an incapacitated pilot will die).


* Arby in ''Film/Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead'' avoids zombification after [[spoiler:getting ejaculated on by the zombie chicken version of himself]], which would, under normal circumstances, cause Zombification.

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* Arby in ''Film/Poultrygeist: ''Film/{Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead'' Dead}}'' avoids zombification after [[spoiler:getting ejaculated on by the zombie chicken version of himself]], which would, under normal circumstances, cause Zombification.


* Arby in ''Film/{{Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead}}'' avoids zombification after [[spoiler:getting ejaculated on by the zombie chicken version of himself]], which would, under normal circumstances, cause Zombification.

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* Arby in ''Film/{{Poultrygeist: ''Film/Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead}}'' Dead'' avoids zombification after [[spoiler:getting ejaculated on by the zombie chicken version of himself]], which would, under normal circumstances, cause Zombification.

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* Arby in ''Film/{{Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead}}'' avoids zombification after [[spoiler:getting ejaculated on by the zombie chicken version of himself]], which would, under normal circumstances, cause Zombification.


* Averted in the end of ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime''. Link's Plot Armor actually ''wears off'' during the final battle against Ganondorf. Though there's no cutscene for it, canonically if you lose that fight the next game in the series becomes ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast A Link to the Past]]'' rather than ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker The Wind Waker]]'' or ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Twilight Princess]]''.

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* Averted in the end of ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime''. Link's Plot Armor actually ''wears off'' during the final battle against Ganondorf. Though there's no cutscene for it, canonically it in-game, according to the timeline later put together in ''Hyrule Historia'', if you lose that fight the next game in the series becomes ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast A Link to the Past]]'' Past]]'', rather than ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker The Wind Waker]]'' (the future of the timeline where Ganondorf took over Hyrule but then was defeated) or ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Twilight Princess]]''.Princess]]'' (a timeline where the child Link used his knowledge of the future to help avert Ganondorf's invasion before it happened).



** Also, Jill gets infected in the third game, but another survivor, Carlos is able to make a vaccine for her.
** Finally justified with ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil6'' and the C-Virus, which spreads only by gas, not by skin-to-skin contact.

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** Also, Jill gets infected in the third game, but another survivor, Carlos Carlos, is able to make a vaccine for her.
** Finally justified with ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil6'' and the C-Virus, which spreads only by gas, not by skin-to-skin contact.
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** Madara Uchiha is a villainous version of this. Since his resurrection, Madara got in a few situations in which he was very close to defeat, only to [[NewPowersAsThePlotDemands suddenly demonstrate a new power that had never been seen or even hinted at before]], or [[BeyondTheImpossible just doing impossible action without explanation]]. His most iconic one may be when he was somehow knowing how terminate the contract with Edo Tensei when the person who summoned him was defeated despite the fact that even the original creator of this jutsu does not know how to do it. [[spoiler:And as if in confirmation of this when his Plot Armor disappeared (after activation Infinite Tsukiyomi) he was defeated literally one hit in the back from Black Zetsu which showed that he manipulated Madara all this time and to use him as fodder for Kaguya's resurrection. The plot gods giveth and the plot gods taketh away, actually...]]

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** Madara Uchiha is a villainous version of this. Since his resurrection, Madara got in a few situations in which he was very close to defeat, only to [[NewPowersAsThePlotDemands suddenly demonstrate a new power that had never been seen or even hinted at before]], or [[BeyondTheImpossible just doing impossible action actions without explanation]]. His most iconic one may be when he was somehow knowing knew how to terminate the contract with Edo Tensei when the person who summoned him was defeated despite the fact that even the original creator of this jutsu does did not know how to do it. [[spoiler:And as if in confirmation of this when his Plot Armor disappeared (after activation Infinite Tsukiyomi) he was defeated with literally one hit in the back from Black Zetsu which showed that he manipulated Madara all this time and to use him as fodder for Kaguya's resurrection. The plot gods giveth and the plot gods taketh away, actually...]]



* Monkey D. Luffy of ''Manga/OnePiece'' sports a rather blatant form of Plot Armor, to the point where it may very well be a ''plot point''. The same goes for the rest of the Straw Hat Crew, especially Zoro. Granted that he had immense strength and durability but sometimes it's kind of unbelievable. For example: When Luffy was exhausted to the point of no longer being able to move and under the danger of being nuked to hell, his severely damaged and barely functioning ship that had been abandoned ''days prior on another island'' drifted to his location at that exact moment and his crewmates were able to throw him on and escape. This level of plot armor extends beyond blind luck too; no matter how strong the enemies are, ''nothing'' will ever kill one of the Straw Hats. The crew's sharpshooter Usopp, described by WordOfGod as being supposedly only as strong as a normal person, was able to be smashed by a ''4-ton bat'' and ''dragged along the ground at 40 miles an hour'' and ''live''. Truly, the Straw Hats' "limits" are at the complete whim of the plot. They can withstand ''anything'' short of being completely obliterated; and any attack capable of doing that will simply not touch them for one reason or another. Of course, the series is known for "No One Dies in One Piece" because ''every'' character outside of a {{Flashback}} showed this sort of durability, at least [[spoiler:for around 600 chapters]].

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* Monkey D. Luffy of ''Manga/OnePiece'' sports a rather blatant form of Plot Armor, to the point where it may very well be a ''plot point''. The same goes for the rest of the Straw Hat Crew, especially Zoro. Granted that he had immense strength and durability but sometimes it's kind of unbelievable. For example: When Luffy was exhausted to the point of no longer being able to move and under the danger of being nuked to hell, his severely damaged and barely functioning ship that had been abandoned ''days prior on another island'' drifted to his location at that exact moment and his crewmates were able to throw him on and escape. This level of plot armor extends beyond blind luck too; no matter how strong the enemies are, ''nothing'' will ever kill one of the Straw Hats. The crew's sharpshooter Usopp, described by WordOfGod as being supposedly only as strong as a normal person, was able to be smashed by a ''4-ton bat'' and ''dragged along the ground at 40 miles an hour'' and ''live''. Truly, the Straw Hats' "limits" are at the complete whim of the plot. They can withstand ''anything'' short of being completely obliterated; obliterated and any attack capable of doing that will simply not touch them for one reason or another. Of course, the series is known for "No One Dies in One Piece" because ''every'' character outside of a {{Flashback}} showed this sort of durability, at least [[spoiler:for around 600 chapters]].





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* ''WebOriginal/ProtectorsOfThePlotContinuum'' plays with this a bit. Any character from a canon series are still under the protection of the source material's plot armor, so any injuries they suffer won't kill them until their time of death in canon; hence why the agents can send them to Medical and get them patched up. While agents themselves can and have died in the line of duty, the sheer number of times they've subdued Mary Sues more powerful than canon characters and certainly themselves makes it clear they've got a lot of this going on as well.


** "Pangs" from season four sees Spike getting hit with multiple arrows to the torso all of which conveniently miss his heart. Lesser vampires have been dusted from [[HeartInTheWrongPlace similar hits]] so apparently the only thing that saves Spike is that he's just been promoted to regular character.



** At one point during Season Three, Faith strikes Willow across the mouth in genuine anger. Since Faith is a Slayer (and not inclined to pull punches even when she's in a ''good'' mood), only a solid layer of Plot Armor prevents Willow's jaw from shattering, and broken teeth flying about like so much popcorn.

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** At one point during Season Three, Faith strikes Willow across the mouth in genuine anger. Since Faith is a Slayer (and not inclined to pull punches even when she's in a ''good'' mood), mood) only a solid layer of Plot Armor prevents Willow's jaw from shattering, and broken teeth flying about like so much popcorn.shattering.

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* Parodied mercilessly in ''Film/{{UHF}}'', where George Newman fantasies about being in a Franchise/{{Rambo}} parody, with one scene someone is shooting at him repeatedly and still manages to miss him, even when he's firing at him at point-blank range.


* In ''Film/{{Godzilla 2014}}'', our hero, Ford Brody, survives no less than ''four'' catastrophes, two of which he is the ''only survivor.'' But, eventually, his luck runs out and he does die halfway through.

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* In ''Film/{{Godzilla 2014}}'', our hero, Ford Brody, survives no less than ''four'' catastrophes, two of which he is the ''only survivor.'' But, eventually, This doesn’t apply to his luck runs out and he father who does die get killed halfway through.through despite looking like the main protagonist.


* In ''Film/{{Godzilla 2014}}'', our hero, Ford Brody, survives no less than ''four'' catastrophes, two of which he is the ''only survivor.''

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* In ''Film/{{Godzilla 2014}}'', our hero, Ford Brody, survives no less than ''four'' catastrophes, two of which he is the ''only survivor.'''' But, eventually, his luck runs out and he does die halfway through.


** Reimu Hakurei is this. She is the BarrierMaiden and Gensokyo would just vanish if she dies. This is why more powerful beings such as Yukari, Yuuka, Suika, Remilia [[SlidingScaleOfGameplayAndStoryIntegration go along with the spellcard rules]], so they can resolve their differences without accidentally destroying the world. This becomes subverted in Perfect Cherry Blossom, in which the main characters have to breach the barrier that divides the real world from the netherworld in order to take Gensokyo's spring back. Yuyuko states this before fighting Reimu saying that being at that point of the netherworld basically means she's probably dead. Even if Reimu loses against the non-lethal spellcard rules, all the spring in Gensokyo will resurrect the Saigyou Ayakashi and Fridge Horror will remind you of his abilities.

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** Reimu Hakurei is this. She is the BarrierMaiden and Gensokyo would just vanish if she dies. This is why more powerful beings such as Yukari, Yuuka, Suika, Remilia [[SlidingScaleOfGameplayAndStoryIntegration go along with the spellcard rules]], so they can resolve their differences without accidentally destroying the world. This becomes subverted in Perfect ''Perfect Cherry Blossom, Blossom'', in which the main characters have to breach the barrier that divides the real world from the netherworld in order to take Gensokyo's spring back. Yuyuko states this before fighting Reimu saying that being at that point of the netherworld basically means she's probably dead. Even if Reimu loses against the non-lethal spellcard rules, all the spring in Gensokyo will resurrect the Saigyou Ayakashi and Fridge Horror will remind you of his abilities.


* In ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'', the main characters are always protected against the various zombifying viruses and outbreaks, at least partially due to gameplay mechanics. Taken to the extreme in Leon's fight against the first Lepotitsa in ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil6''; the creature releases the C-Virus in gas form that instantly zombifies anyone who breathes it in... but Leon and Helena only lose some health from it.

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* In ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'', the main characters are always protected against the various zombifying viruses and outbreaks, at least partially due to gameplay mechanics. mechanics.
** The T-Virus that the heroes try to fight against is spread via biting (or through the environment, like water), and you can have your player bitten (or wade through T-Virus infested water in the case of the first game) and suffer no ill side effects.
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Taken to the extreme in Leon's fight against the first Lepotitsa in ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil6''; the creature releases the C-Virus in gas form that instantly zombifies anyone who breathes it in... but Leon and Helena only lose some health from it.it.
** The only exception is the first game's Yawn, who poisons the player normally instead.
** Also, Jill gets infected in the third game, but another survivor, Carlos is able to make a vaccine for her.
** Finally justified with ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil6'' and the C-Virus, which spreads only by gas, not by skin-to-skin contact.



* Par for the course in ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'': the T-Virus that the heroes try to fight against is spread via biting (or through the environment, like water), and you can have your player bitten (or wade through T-Virus infested water in the case of the first game) and suffer no ill side effects. The only exception is the first game's Yawn, who poisons the player normally instead. Also, Jill gets infected in the third game, but another survivor, Carlos is able to make a vaccine for her.
** Finally justified with ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil6'' and the C-Virus, which spreads only by gas, not by skin-to-skin contact.

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