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** ''VideoGame/MetroidSamusReturns'' Samus does the stock pose after acquiring new Aeon abilities.

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** ''VideoGame/MetroidSamusReturns'' Samus does the stock pose after acquiring new Aeon Aeion abilities.


Compare MeditationPowerUp which is a more ''sedate'' posture that serves the same purpose.

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Compare MeditationPowerUp which is a more ''sedate'' posture that serves the same purpose. If a DangerousForbiddenTechnique is used, expect the pose to look painful in turn.



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


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* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIIRemake'': Tifa takes the pose when powering up her chi to level 3 in her Unbridled Might move.
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** ''VideoGame/MetroidPrime3Corruption'' When empowered by the rush of Phazon after Leviathan bosses Samus takes a painful looking variation of the pose.
** ''VideoGame/MetroidSamusReturns'' Samus does the stock pose after acquiring new Aeon abilities.


** [[VideoGame/MegaManZX Vent and Aile]] are briefly shown in this pose when they use the Biometals Model X and Model Z together. [[VideoGame/MegaManZXAdvent In the sequel]], Vent also does it, complete with a {{Kiai}}.

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** [[VideoGame/MegaManZX Vent and Aile]] are briefly shown in this pose when they use the Biometals Model X and Model Z together. [[VideoGame/MegaManZXAdvent In the sequel]], sequel, Vent also does it, complete with a {{Kiai}}.

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* Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog usually does this when he turns into [[SuperMode Super Sonic]]. In games where transforming in the middle of a level is allowed, this trope has been used consistently. Averted in games where the transformation is only seen in a cutscene, [[VideoGame/SonicAdvance2 with]] [[VideoGame/SonicRush a]] [[VideoGame/SonicHeroes few]] [[VideoGame/SonicUnleashed exceptions]].


** X's teleporting animation at the start of every stage in the ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX4 X4]]'' through ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX6 X6]]'' games has him adopt briefly this pose, as he powers up with his currently equipped armor.
** If Zero becomes "Awakened" in ''VideoGame/MegaManX5'', he adopts this pose along with a red glowing aura.

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** X's [[VideoGame/MegaManX X's]] teleporting animation at the start of every stage in the ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX4 X4]]'' through ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX6 X6]]'' games has him adopt briefly this pose, as he powers up with his currently equipped armor.
** If Zero becomes "Awakened" in ''VideoGame/MegaManX5'', ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX5 X5]]'', he adopts this pose along with a red glowing aura.

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** X's teleporting animation at the start of every stage in the ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX4 X4]]'' through ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX6 X6]]'' games has him adopt briefly this pose, as he powers up with his currently equipped armor.

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* In ''[[VideoGame/Yakuza2 Yakuza Kiwami 2]]'', some important bosses will be stunned when they have a tiny bit of health left, then Kiryu goes into this pose to charge up his Heat meter (by mashing X) to perform a CoupDeGraceCutscene.

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* Fujiwara no Mokou in ''VideoGame/TouhouEiyashouImperishableNight ''takes the iconic pose whenever she uses any of her self immolating abilities in Urban Legend in Limbo.


* ''[[VideoGame/AdvancedVariableGeo Advanced V.G. II]]'': Used as a special attack and as a [[VictoryPose victory pose]] for [[CoDragons The Material Twins]], during which, they levitate and flare their psychic-kinetic energy around their bodies. [[BigBad Miranda]] [[FinalBoss Jahana]] has the same ability, but on a far greater scale. Material's version is seen at 7:13-7:16, while Miranda's is [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VV9Fezd3weI seen at 7:29.]]

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* ''[[VideoGame/AdvancedVariableGeo Advanced V.G. II]]'': Used as a special attack and as a [[VictoryPose victory pose]] for [[CoDragons The Material Twins]], during which, they levitate and flare their psychic-kinetic energy around their bodies. [[BigBad Miranda]] [[FinalBoss Jahana]] has the same ability, ability but on a far greater scale. Material's version is seen at 7:13-7:16, while Miranda's is [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VV9Fezd3weI seen at 7:29.]]



* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Greg [[http://www.egscomics.com/index.php?id=77 tries]] to [[InvokedTrope invoke]] a SuperMode transformation a la ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' by striking this pose. Unfortunately for him the rules of magic in his verse don't quite work that [[/folder]]

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* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Greg [[http://www.egscomics.com/index.php?id=77 tries]] to [[InvokedTrope invoke]] a SuperMode transformation a la ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' by striking this pose. Unfortunately for him him, the rules of magic in his verse don't quite work that [[/folder]]


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* ''Anime/DragonBallZ''. From the Kaio-Ken technique to the Super Saiyan, this pose is done all the time.

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* ''Anime/DragonBallZ''. ''Anime/DragonBallZ'':
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From the Kaio-Ken technique to the Super Saiyan, this pose is done all the time.






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* Several times when ComicBook/{{The Mighty Thor}} brings down a powerful storm he's done this.

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* Several times when ComicBook/{{The Mighty Thor}} ComicBook/TheMightyThor brings down a powerful storm he's done this.
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* Some demons on ''{{Series/Supernatural}}'' do this when the black smoke which is their essence leaves the meat suit they're currently wearing.

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* Some demons on ''{{Series/Supernatural}}'' ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' do this when the black smoke which is their essence leaves the meat suit they're currently wearing.
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* Parodied like many other tropes in ''WebVideo/CollegeSaga''.
* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Greg [[http://www.egscomics.com/index.php?id=77 tries]] to [[InvokedTrope invoke]] a SuperMode transformation a la ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' by striking this pose. Unfortunately for him the rules of magic in his verse don't quite work that way.



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* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Greg [[http://www.egscomics.com/index.php?id=77 tries]] to [[InvokedTrope invoke]] a SuperMode transformation a la ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' by striking this pose. Unfortunately for him the rules of magic in his verse don't quite work that [[/folder]]

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* Parodied like many other tropes in ''WebVideo/CollegeSaga''.
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** If [[VideoGame/MegaMan Zero]] becomes "Awakened" in ''VideoGame/{{Mega Man X}}5'', he adopts this pose along with a red glowing aura.

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** If [[VideoGame/MegaMan Zero]] Zero becomes "Awakened" in ''VideoGame/{{Mega Man X}}5'', ''VideoGame/MegaManX5'', he adopts this pose along with a red glowing aura.


* If Zero becomes "Awakened" in ''VideoGame/{{Mega Man X}}5'', he adopts this pose along with a red glowing aura.

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If Zero [[VideoGame/MegaMan Zero]] becomes "Awakened" in ''VideoGame/{{Mega Man X}}5'', he adopts this pose along with a red glowing aura.aura.
** [[VideoGame/MegaManZX Vent and Aile]] are briefly shown in this pose when they use the Biometals Model X and Model Z together. [[VideoGame/MegaManZXAdvent In the sequel]], Vent also does it, complete with a {{Kiai}}.

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* The /powerup [[{{Microtransactions}} purchasable emote]] in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV'' causes the player to briefly float off the ground, back arched and arms out, a BattleAura surrounding them.


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

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

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