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* VideoGame/GuiltyGear, [[TheHero Sol]] does this pose whenever he starts his [[SuperMode Dragon Install]], Order Sol does it too whenever he charges up his powers due him being younger and less experienced version of him.


* When anyone goes into their SuperMode in ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' they usually adopt this pose.

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* When anyone goes into their SuperMode in ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'' they usually adopt this pose.


* Whenever Franchise/Kirby Gains a copy ability, be it by inhaling an enemy or through a copy pedestal, he always faces the screen and sticks one hand in the air while lifting one foot of the ground.

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* Whenever Franchise/Kirby Gains {{Franchise/Kirby}} gains a copy ability, be it by inhaling an enemy or through a copy pedestal, he always faces the screen and sticks one hand in the air while lifting one foot of the ground.


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** Footage from ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsIII'' shows Sora striking this pose
[[http://cetras.tumblr.com/post/166056533674 when he enters a Drive Form.]]

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** Footage from ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsIII'' shows Sora striking this pose
pose [[http://cetras.tumblr.com/post/166056533674 when he enters a Drive Form.]]


If the power-up is [[PowerFloats making you float]], you may as well point those toes. Hands in fists or curled are optional, as is [[ScreamingWarrior screaming at the top of the lungs]]. It is highly recommended to add that extra layer of badass to any [[{{Shapeshifting}} transformation]] and it's shorter than a full TransformationSequence too. This trope often serves as a visual indicator of someone becoming their SuperMode.

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If the power-up is [[PowerFloats making you float]], you may as well point those toes. Hands in fists or curled are optional, as is [[ScreamingWarrior screaming at the top of the lungs]]. It is highly recommended to make use of this trope to add that extra layer of badass to any [[{{Shapeshifting}} transformation]] and it's shorter than a full TransformationSequence too. This trope often serves as a visual indicator of someone becoming their SuperMode.
SuperMode, or [[IAmNotLeftHanded pulling out the stops]].


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If the power-up is [[PowerFloats making you float]], you may as well point those toes. Hands in fists or curled are optional, as is [[{{Kiai}} screaming at the top of the lungs]]. It is highly recommended to add that extra layer of badass to any [[{{Shapeshifting}} transformation]] and it's shorter than a full TransformationSequence too. This trope often serves as a visual indicator of someone becoming their SuperMode.

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If the power-up is [[PowerFloats making you float]], you may as well point those toes. Hands in fists or curled are optional, as is [[{{Kiai}} [[ScreamingWarrior screaming at the top of the lungs]]. It is highly recommended to add that extra layer of badass to any [[{{Shapeshifting}} transformation]] and it's shorter than a full TransformationSequence too. This trope often serves as a visual indicator of someone becoming their SuperMode.


** Footage from ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsIII'' shows Sora striking this pose [[http://cetras.tumblr.com/post/166056533674 when he enters a Drive Form.]]

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** Footage from ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsIII'' shows Sora striking this pose pose
[[http://cetras.tumblr.com/post/166056533674 when he enters a Drive Form.]]]]
* Whenever Franchise/Kirby Gains a copy ability, be it by inhaling an enemy or through a copy pedestal, he always faces the screen and sticks one hand in the air while lifting one foot of the ground.


** Ultra Instinct, possibly Goku's final transformation, notably doesn't do this. Rather eerily Goku simply stands, making his extreme calmness in the face of more power than ever before striking.



** Ultra Instinct,possibly Goku's final transformation, notably doesn't do this. Rather eerily Goku simply stands, making his extreme calmness in the face of more power than ever before striking.

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** Ultra Instinct,possibly Goku's final transformation, notably doesn't do this. Rather eerily Goku simply stands, making his extreme calmness in the face of more power than ever before striking.


* Appears in ''WebAnimation/SuperMarioBrosZ'' befitting to the [[Anime/DragonBallZ inspiration source]]. Notable in that in [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]]'s characters case it involved modified sprites from ''MarioAndLuigiSuperstarSaga'' to achieve this pose.

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* Appears in ''WebAnimation/SuperMarioBrosZ'' befitting to the [[Anime/DragonBallZ inspiration source]]. Notable in that in [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]]'s characters case it involved modified sprites from ''MarioAndLuigiSuperstarSaga'' ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiSuperstarSaga'' to achieve this pose.


* At the climax of Terra's story in ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep'', Terra strikes this pose while embracing ThePowerOfHate, complete with a BattleAura of raging black fire.

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* ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'':
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At the climax of Terra's story in ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep'', Terra strikes this pose while embracing ThePowerOfHate, complete with a BattleAura of raging black fire.fire.
** Footage from ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsIII'' shows Sora striking this pose [[http://cetras.tumblr.com/post/166056533674 when he enters a Drive Form.]]

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** Years later, both Ash and his Greninja do this in sync with each other when they finally perfect their [[SuperMode Bond Phenomenon transformation.]]


* In ''VideoGame/InFamous2'', Cole does this really awkward pose when he absorbs a [[MetaPowerup Blast Core]].

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* In ''VideoGame/InFamous'', ''VideoGame/InFamous2'', and ''VideoGame/InFamousSecondSon'' Cole does and Delsin Rowe do this really awkward pose when he absorbs a [[MetaPowerup Blast Core]].Core]] (in the case with Cole) or a new power (in the case with Delsin).


* In ''Anime/MyHeroAcademia'' Midoriya does this pose on top of a pile of rubbish once he has finished cleaning a polluted beach. [[spoiler: He gains 'One for All' a few minutes later, and him striking the pose symbolized him completing the training that allowed him to receive All Might's power. Mostly averted when Midoriya actually activates his powers, though he is still early in his development and this might change as he can access more of his abilities.]]

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* In ''Anime/MyHeroAcademia'' ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'' Midoriya does this pose on top of a pile of rubbish once he has finished cleaning a polluted beach. [[spoiler: He gains 'One for All' a few minutes later, and him striking the pose symbolized him completing the training that allowed him to receive All Might's power. Mostly averted when Midoriya actually activates his powers, though he is still early in his development and this might change as he can access more of his abilities.]]

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