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* From the ''Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'', The Shield is a superhero whose sole power is utter and complete indestructibility. He literally cannot be hurt by anything. What he hasn't told his teammates is that he's actually over 20,000 years old, his immunity to harm includes being immune to ''time'', and that he started superheroics because he desperately hopes he'll eventually find someone who can nullify his indestructibility. His entire career as a superhero is a slow form of Suicide by Supervillain.
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* ''Series/TheTwilightZone1985'': In "Monsters!", the vampire Emile Francis Bendictson never stayed anywhere too long for fear of activating the recessive gene that turns ordinary humans into vampire-killing monsters. After traveling the world for almost 150 years, he returns to his home town of Mill Valley so that he can die where he was born. Several days after his arrival, many of the townspeople turn into monsters and kill him in a very brutal fashion. Benedictson was [[ICannotSelfTerminate either unwilling or unable to kill himself]].


* Hebi-Na attempts this towards the end of the ''Fanfic/ShadowchasersPowerPrimordial'', after having a dangerous irreversible curse inflicted on her by the BigBad. It fails to work, but the applying a cure is the focus of [[Fanfic/ShadowchasersSoulscape another fic]].

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* Hebi-Na attempts this towards the end of the ''Fanfic/ShadowchasersPowerPrimordial'', after having a dangerous irreversible curse inflicted on her by the BigBad. It fails to work, but the applying a cure is the focus of [[Fanfic/ShadowchasersSoulscape another fic]].''Fanfic/ShadowchasersSoulscape''.


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* In crossover fanfiction ''Fanfic/AdoptedDisplaced'', Rundus tried this when the Phazon corruption was close to fully taking over him. Fortunately, Spike and Samus managed to save him.
* ''Fanfic/DevilsDiary'': ComicBook/{{Magneto}}'s diary mentions Erik more than once considered to goad the Auschwitz camp's guards into gunning him down.
-->"The fool [Xavier] spent his childhood safe in America while I was trying to keep myself from rushing into the barbed wire and suiciding in the guards' bullets."

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* Thankfully avert in the infamous deadly UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}} van ram attack in 2018, Constable Ken Lam managed to corner the criminal and he repeatedly tried to lure the cop into shooting him. Constable Lam didn't fall for it and arrested him cleanly. Later, Lam shrugged off the praise for his restraint as just doing his duty.
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* A member of the Hennessy clan does this in ''Janus'', a 1990's Australian miniseries, leading to accusations that the police murdered him in revenge for his acquittal over the murder of a police officer at the start of the series. It didn't help that the detective in a HeroicBSOD picked up the gun to see if it was a replica, then puts it back--a witness sees the latter, making it look like the police planted a gun on the scene.

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* A In the 1990's Australian miniseries ''Janus'' a member of the Hennessy clan does this in ''Janus'', a 1990's Australian miniseries, this, leading to accusations that the police murdered him in revenge for his acquittal over the murder of a police officer at the start of the series. officer. It didn't help that the detective in a HeroicBSOD who shot him picked up the gun in a HeroicBSOD to see if it was a replica, then puts put it back--a witness sees the latter, [[NotWhatITLooksLike making it look like like]] the police planted a gun on the scene.


* ''Series/{{Janus}}'' (1990s Australian miniseries): A member of the Hennessy clan does this, leading to accusations that the police murdered him in revenge for his acquittal over the murder of a police officer at the start of the series.

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* ''Series/{{Janus}}'' (1990s Australian miniseries): A member of the Hennessy clan does this, this in ''Janus'', a 1990's Australian miniseries, leading to accusations that the police murdered him in revenge for his acquittal over the murder of a police officer at the start of the series.series. It didn't help that the detective in a HeroicBSOD picked up the gun to see if it was a replica, then puts it back--a witness sees the latter, making it look like the police planted a gun on the scene.


* ''Series/{{Westworld}}'': Arnold Webb, who was one of the founder of the titular park, said to have committed suicide. It turns out that he requests spoiler:Dolores shoot him in the head as part of his ThanatosGambit.

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* ''Series/{{Westworld}}'': Arnold Webb, who was one of the founder of the titular park, said to have committed suicide. It turns out that he requests spoiler:Dolores Dolores shoot him in the head as part of his ThanatosGambit.ThanatosGambit to shut down the park.

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* ''Series/{{Westworld}}'': Arnold Webb, who was one of the founder of the titular park, said to have committed suicide. It turns out that he requests spoiler:Dolores shoot him in the head as part of his ThanatosGambit.


* There was some evidence in ''WesternAnimation/BeastWars'' that Rampage's evil behavior and focus on Depth Charge was, in part, an attempt to commit Suicide By Depth Charge to atone for that horrific behavior and all the lives he took when activated.
-->'''Blackarachnia:''' You'll regret this!\\

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There was some evidence in ''WesternAnimation/BeastWars'' that Rampage's evil behavior and focus on Depth Charge was, in part, an attempt to commit Suicide By Depth Charge to atone for that horrific behavior and all the lives he took when activated.
-->'''Blackarachnia:''' --->'''Blackarachnia:''' You'll regret this!\\


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** Similarly, while his main motive in [[DyingMomentOfAwesome protecting the valley]] [[HeroicSacrifice with his life]] truly was the noble desire to save the lives of the proto-humans within, it's also implied Dinobot sought to die because his options upon returning to Cybertron were to remain Predacon and be imprisoned alongside Megatron or become a Maximal and give up his Predacon heritage. While he would have saved the valley even without such a motive [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy because he's Dinobot]], the last time they all had a shot at returning to Cybertron Dinobot opted to stay behind on the planet and [[BloodKnight fight and conquer until it inevitably killed him]].


* All of the events of ''VideoGame/SoulCalibur 3'' are orchestrated by Zasalamel in an attempt to kill himself using the two [[MacGuffin MacGuffins]] as fuel for a ritual [[WhoWantsToLiveForever to cease his endless cycle of reincarnation.]]

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* All of the events of ''VideoGame/SoulCalibur 3'' are orchestrated by Zasalamel in an attempt to kill himself using the two [[MacGuffin MacGuffins]] as fuel for a ritual [[WhoWantsToLiveForever to cease his endless cycle of reincarnation.]] [[spoiler: However, just as he's about to kill himself he has a vision of the future that shows him that one day men will walk on the moon. He decides that such a thing is so amazing he has to live to see it, and the last scene shows him boarding a helicopter in the 21st Century while [[BadassInANiceSuit wearing a fancy suit]].]]


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* In ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands 2}}'', the Vault Hunters kill someone this way twice. One's a silly example, one is very much not.

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Vault Hunters kill someone this way twice. One's a silly example, one is very much not.



** In ''VideoGame/FateGrandOrder'', St. Martha apparently attacks you in the forest for this reason; she has been summoned by the Dragon Witch and must obey her, but can't bring herself to do evil.
*** On the same note, in the backstory of the Camelot chapter, the Knight of the Round Table Gareth threw herself to restrain the impostor Richard the Lionheart so her brother Gawain can strike the both down because she could not handle the suffering and sins of what she went through, as not only she had killed her fellow knights when the Knights of the Round had a disagreement about whether they should submit to the Lion King, she would continue to kill countless other under the Lion King's order.

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St. Martha apparently attacks you in the forest for this reason; she has been summoned by the Dragon Witch and must obey her, but can't bring herself to do evil.
*** On the same note, in In the backstory of the Camelot chapter, the Knight of the Round Table Gareth threw herself to restrain the impostor Richard the Lionheart so her brother Gawain can strike the both down because she could not handle the suffering and sins of what she went through, as not only she had killed her fellow knights when the Knights of the Round had a disagreement about whether they should submit to the Lion King, she would continue to kill countless other under the Lion King's order.



** Preceded in [[spoiler: ''[[VideoGame/KingdomHeartsChainOfMemories Chain of Memories]]''. If you look at the chain of events carefully, you'll realize that after Sora's storyline ended, Riku Replica deliberately sought out the real Riku in his storyline.]]

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** Preceded in [[spoiler: ''[[VideoGame/KingdomHeartsChainOfMemories Chain of Memories]]''.* ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsChainOfMemories''. If you look at the chain of events carefully, you'll realize that after Sora's storyline ended, Riku Replica deliberately sought out the real Riku in his storyline.]]



* By the end of ''VideoGame/SpecOpsTheLine'' it's pretty clear that [[spoiler:Adams]] has only been following Walker past the MoralEventHorizon is to do this. This is also one interpretation of the "Road to Glory" ending, [[spoiler:, in which Walker chooses to fight the squad sent to extract him.]]

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* By the end of ''VideoGame/SpecOpsTheLine'' it's pretty clear that [[spoiler:Adams]] has only been following Walker past the MoralEventHorizon is to do this. This is also one interpretation of the "Road to Glory" ending, [[spoiler:, in [[spoiler:in which Walker chooses to fight the squad sent to extract him.]]



* Asgard in ''VideoGame/{{Wild ARMs 3}}''. Unable to overcome his [[ICannotSelfTerminate self-preservation programming]], he provokes the heroes to one last battle so he can follow his dead masters to hell.

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* Asgard in ''VideoGame/{{Wild ARMs 3}}''.''VideoGame/WildARMs3''. Unable to overcome his [[ICannotSelfTerminate self-preservation programming]], he provokes the heroes to one last battle so he can follow his dead masters to hell.


Unfortunately, there are documented cases of this happening in [[TruthInTelevision the real world]]. [[Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment Let's leave it there]].

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* ''Series/TheSopranos'': After he breaks off their affair, Gloria Trillo starts stalking Tony and his family, with clear ideas of what he'll do to retaliate. He does in fact choke her during a fight and she prods him, "Kill me." She only backs off when Patsy Parisi makes clear that Tony would delegate the job of killing her to him. [[spoiler: She later commits suicide off-camera.]]


%%* ''Series/TheAmericans'': [[spoiler:Gregory chooses this route instead of fleeing to Moscow.]]

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%%* * ''Series/TheAmericans'': [[spoiler:Gregory chooses this route instead of fleeing to Moscow.]]

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* ''Series/ChicagoPD'' had this occur in the Season 5 episode "Saved", when Hannah, a young girl who could turn to Voight for help, found herself trapped in a car dealership with her boyfriend, surrounded by Voight's team with backup, and heavily outnumbered. Despite Voight's best attempts to talk them out of it, Hannah's boyfriend convinces her to charge out into the crossfire armed, forcing the CPD to open fire. By the time Voight emerges himself, Hannah and her boyfriend lay dead from multiple gunshot wounds, much to Voight's grief that he couldn't save her.

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