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* ChefOfIron: Wang-Tang and Gourmand, although it's far more obvious in the latter's case.
* ConfusionFu: [[CrazyAwesome Jack]], who can crawl around like an insect, contort himself in various impossible ways, and hover through the air by [[ExorcistHead spinning his upper torso like a helicopter rotor.]]

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* ChefOfIron: Wang-Tang and Gourmand, although given his look and choice of weapons with his cleaver and frying pan, it's far more obvious in the latter's case.
* ConfusionFu: [[CrazyAwesome [[KnifeNut Jack]], who can crawl crawls around like an insect, insect on the floor, can contort himself in various impossible ways, and even hover through the air by [[ExorcistHead spinning his upper torso like a helicopter rotor.]]


[[caption-width-right:350:Welcome to the Power Stone world! [[labelnote:Characters]]From back to front-- [[IdiotHero Wang]][[ChefOfIron -Tang]], [[KnifeNut Jack]], [[MsFanservice Rouge]], [[MagicalNativeAmerican Galuda]], [[AcePilot Edward]] [[TheHero Falcon]], [[BoisterousBruiser Gunrock]], [[MasterSwordsman Ryoma]], and [[BadassAdorable Ayame]].[[/labelnote]]]]

->''In the 19th century, people are strong believers of superstition and legend. Adventures who seek the world for fortune and glory, and a legendary treasure which has the power to make dreams come true. That treasure is known as the '''POWER STONE'''.''

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[[caption-width-right:350:Welcome to the Power Stone world! [[labelnote:Characters]]From back to front-- front -- [[IdiotHero Wang]][[ChefOfIron -Tang]], [[KnifeNut Jack]], [[MsFanservice [[BellyDancer Rouge]], [[MagicalNativeAmerican Galuda]], [[AcePilot Edward]] [[TheHero Falcon]], [[BoisterousBruiser Gunrock]], [[MasterSwordsman Ryoma]], and [[BadassAdorable Ayame]].[[/labelnote]]]]

->''In the 19th century, people are strong believers of superstition and legend. Adventures Adventurers who seek the world for fortune and glory, and a legendary treasure which has the power to make dreams come true. That treasure is known as the '''POWER STONE'''.''



Gameplay in the ''Power Stone'' series is unconventional, at least compared to the [[StreetFighter many]] [[VideoGame/CapcomVsWhatever other]] [[VideoGame/{{Darkstalkers}} fighting]] [[VideoGame/RivalSchools games]] by Creator/{{Capcom}} itself. For starters, fights take place in 3-D arenas. Items appear throughout the levels, such as weapons and the titular power-ups-slash-[[MacGuffin MacGuffins]] power stones. When a fighter collects three of these, he or she transforms into a powered form for a limited time.

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Gameplay in the ''Power Stone'' series is unconventional, at least compared to the [[StreetFighter many]] [[VideoGame/CapcomVsWhatever other]] [[VideoGame/{{Darkstalkers}} fighting]] [[VideoGame/RivalSchools games]] by Creator/{{Capcom}} itself. For starters, fights take place in 3-D arenas. Items appear throughout the levels, such as weapons weapons, obstacles and the titular power-ups-slash-[[MacGuffin MacGuffins]] power stones. MacGuffins]], the Power Stones. When a fighter collects three of these, he or she transforms into a powered super-powered form for a limited time.



* ChefOfIron: Wangtang and Gourmand.
* ConfusionFu: [[CrazyAwesome Jack]].
* DanceBattler: Rouge.

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* ChefOfIron: Wangtang Wang-Tang and Gourmand.
Gourmand, although it's far more obvious in the latter's case.
* ConfusionFu: [[CrazyAwesome Jack]].
Jack]], who can crawl around like an insect, contort himself in various impossible ways, and hover through the air by [[ExorcistHead spinning his upper torso like a helicopter rotor.]]
* DanceBattler: Rouge.Rouge and Ayame both engage in this, albeit in different ways. Rouge's moves take influence from Middle Eastern belly-dancing, whilst Ayame's are more breakdance-inspired.



* GangUpOnTheHuman: Power Stone 2's adventure mode. Interestingly, other modes involving multiple coms do NOT engage in this behavior, suggesting the devs put it in adventure mode on purpose.
* HighAltitudeBattle: The Blue Sky Area from the second game takes place aboard an airship initially, which eventually collapses. The second part of the battle is [[FreeFallFight fought whilst falling]] with players scrambling to obtain [[HyperactiveMetabolism healing food]] and Umbrellas to slow their fall before landing in the last section of the stage.

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* GangUpOnTheHuman: Power Stone 2's adventure 3-on-1 Adventure mode. Interestingly, other modes involving multiple coms do NOT engage in this behavior, suggesting the devs put it in adventure mode on purpose.
purpose. The PSP rerelease even lampshades it by saying "The odds are stacked against you".
* HighAltitudeBattle: The Blue Sky Area from the second game takes place aboard an airship initially, which eventually collapses. The second part of the battle is [[FreeFallFight fought whilst falling]] with players scrambling to obtain [[HyperactiveMetabolism healing food]] and Umbrellas to slow their fall fall, before landing in the last section of the stage.



* {{Ninja}}: Ayame is secretly this. Usually she masquerades as a travelling entertainer, but is secretly trained as a ''kunoichi''.
* NinjaPirateZombieRobot: Kraken the cyborg pirate.
** And Accel the shapeshifting robot cowboy.

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* {{Ninja}}: Ayame [[BadassAdorable Ayame]] is secretly this. one of these. Usually she masquerades as a travelling entertainer, but is secretly trained as a ''kunoichi''.
''kunoichi'' descended from a long-standing clan of ninja.
* NinjaPirateZombieRobot: Kraken the cyborg ghost pirate.
** And Accel Accel, the shapeshifting robot cowboy.



%%* PowerMakeover

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%%* PowerMakeover* PowerMakeover: The Power Change transformations, which turn their users into highly-stylized (as well as more powerful) versions of themselves.



* RiseToTheChallenge: A variant of this occurs in the Dark Castle Area in ''Power Stone 2'', in which the stage catches fire early on, requiring everyone to scale up to the top of the castle in a brief side-scrolling segment.
* RocksFallEveryoneDies: In Power Stone 2, if the players take too long to kill each other, meteors rain down and reduces everyone's health to 1 and sudden death starts. Taking too long to kill each other in sudden death will have even ''more meteors'' rain down and finish everyone off, ending in a draw.

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* RiseToTheChallenge: A variant of this occurs in the Dark Castle Area in ''Power Stone 2'', in which the stage catches fire early on, on: requiring everyone to scale up to the top of the castle in a brief side-scrolling segment.
* RocksFallEveryoneDies: In Power ''Power Stone 2, 2'', if the players take too long to kill each other, meteors rain down and reduces everyone's health to 1 and sudden death Sudden Death starts. Taking too long to kill each other in sudden death Sudden Death will have even ''more meteors'' rain down and finish everyone off, ending in a draw.



* TransformationTrinket: The Power Stones.

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* TransformationTrinket: The Power Stones.Stones, of which three are required in the games to Power Change. The tie-in anime reduces the number to one.



** And thanks to the giant shuriken she wears on her back and the long ear-like things on her head, Ayame's Power Fusion gives her a passing resemblance to a butterfly.

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** And thanks to the giant shuriken she wears on her back and the long ear-like things on her head, Ayame's Power Fusion Change gives her a passing resemblance to a butterfly.


Not to be confused with Stone Man's weapon, from ''VideoGame/MegaMan5''.

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Not to be confused with [[VideoGame/MegaMan5 Stone Man's weapon, from ''VideoGame/MegaMan5''.weapon]].


** As the Completionist pointed out, the Power Stones look somewhat similar to [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Chaos Emeralds.]]

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** As the Completionist pointed out, the Power Stones look somewhat similar to [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Chaos Emeralds.]]]] Considering [[UsefulNotes/SegaDreamcast what console]] these games were on, that's not the least bit surprising.


** TheHero: Falcon
** TheLancer / TheBigGuy: Ryoma
** {{The Chick}}s: Rouge and Ayame

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** TheHero: Edward Falcon
** TheLancer / TheLancer: Wang-Tang
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TheBigGuy: Ryoma
** {{The Chick}}s: Rouge and [[TheSmartGuy The Smart Girl]]: Rouge
** TheChick:
Ayame


** Wang Tang is tasked with searching for the Power Stone by his sensei as part of his training.

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** Wang Tang Wang-Tang is tasked with searching for the Power Stone by his sensei as part of his training.



** Valgas wants to TakeOverTheWorld, natch.
* CaptainErsatz: Wang Tang is a fairly blatant {{homage}} to a certain {{shonen}} [[Anime/DragonBallZ anime hero]].

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** Valgas wants to TakeOverTheWorld, natch.
because of course he does.
* CaptainErsatz: Wang Tang Wang-Tang is a fairly blatant {{homage}} to a certain {{shonen}} [[Anime/DragonBallZ anime hero]].


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** As the Completionist pointed out, the Power Stones look somewhat similar to [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Chaos Emeralds.]]


* ScrewTheRulesIHavePlot: You need three power stones to transform. Not in the anime, apparently.

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* ScrewTheRulesIHavePlot: You In the game, you need three power stones Power Stones to transform. turn into your Power Change form. Not so in the anime, apparently.anime and manga -- where only one is generally needed to transform.


** The [[VideoGame/MegaMan Mega Buster]] is a craftable and usable weapon in the second game.

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** The [[VideoGame/MegaMan Mega Buster]] is a craftable and usable weapon in the second game.game -- as are [[Franchise/StarWars Darth Vader's lightsaber]], [[Manga/{{Berserk}} Guts' Dragonslayer Sword]], [[Anime/DragonBallZ Son Goku's Power Pole]], and even [[Anime/PowerStone Apollus's Lance]] from the first game's own AnimatedAdaptation.


* CaptainErsatz: Wang Tang is a fairly blatant {{homage}} to a certain {{shonen}} [[DragonBallZ anime hero]].

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* CaptainErsatz: Wang Tang is a fairly blatant {{homage}} to a certain {{shonen}} [[DragonBallZ [[Anime/DragonBallZ anime hero]].



* ShoutOut: Some of the transformations look awfully familiar, like [[DragonBallZ Wang-Tang's]], [[Anime/RoninWarriors Ryoma's]], [[VideoGame/StreetFighterII Galuda's]], and [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Gunrock's]].

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* ShoutOut: Some of the transformations look awfully familiar, like [[DragonBallZ [[Anime/DragonBallZ Wang-Tang's]], [[Anime/RoninWarriors Ryoma's]], [[VideoGame/StreetFighterII Galuda's]], and [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Gunrock's]].


* AwesomeMcCoolname: Falcon's father is named Pride. 'Falcon' is a surname, meaning the full name is "Pride Falcon".
** To be fair though, the name "Edward Falcon" isn't lacking in the coolness stakes, either.

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* AwesomeMcCoolname: Falcon's father is named Pride. 'Falcon' "Falcon" is a surname, meaning the his full name is "Pride Falcon".
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''Pride Falcon''. To be fair though, fair, though -- the name "Edward Falcon" Edward Falcon isn't lacking in the coolness stakes, either.


''Power Stone'' is a video game series created by {{Capcom}}. Beginning with the first game in 1999, ''Power Stone'' received only one sequel, ''Power Stone 2'', the following year. The two games were released for the arcade and ported to the UsefulNotes/SegaDreamcast, and later to the UsefulNotes/PlayStationPortable. It also received a [[Anime/PowerStone 26-episode anime adaptation]].

Gameplay in the ''Power Stone'' series is unconventional, at least compared to the [[StreetFighter many]] [[VideoGame/CapcomVsWhatever other]] [[VideoGame/{{Darkstalkers}} fighting]] [[VideoGame/RivalSchools games]] by {{Capcom}} itself. For starters, fights take place in 3-D arenas. Items appear throughout the levels, such as weapons and the titular power-ups-slash-[[MacGuffin MacGuffins]] power stones. When a fighter collects three of these, he or she transforms into a powered form for a limited time.

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''Power Stone'' is a video game series created by {{Capcom}}.Creator/{{Capcom}}. Beginning with the first game in 1999, ''Power Stone'' received only one sequel, ''Power Stone 2'', the following year. The two games were released for the arcade and ported to the UsefulNotes/SegaDreamcast, and later to the UsefulNotes/PlayStationPortable. It also received a [[Anime/PowerStone 26-episode anime adaptation]].

Gameplay in the ''Power Stone'' series is unconventional, at least compared to the [[StreetFighter many]] [[VideoGame/CapcomVsWhatever other]] [[VideoGame/{{Darkstalkers}} fighting]] [[VideoGame/RivalSchools games]] by {{Capcom}} Creator/{{Capcom}} itself. For starters, fights take place in 3-D arenas. Items appear throughout the levels, such as weapons and the titular power-ups-slash-[[MacGuffin MacGuffins]] power stones. When a fighter collects three of these, he or she transforms into a powered form for a limited time.


[[caption-width-right:350:Welcome to the Power Stone world! [[labelnote:Characters]]From back to front-- [[IdiotHero Wang]][[KungFuKid -Tang]], [[KnifeNut Jack]], [[MsFanservice Rouge]], [[MagicalNativeAmerican Galuda]], [[AcePilot Edward]] [[TheHero Falcon]], [[BoisterousBruiser Gunrock]], [[MasterSwordsman Ryoma]], and [[BadassAdorable Ayame]].[[/labelnote]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Welcome to the Power Stone world! [[labelnote:Characters]]From back to front-- [[IdiotHero Wang]][[KungFuKid Wang]][[ChefOfIron -Tang]], [[KnifeNut Jack]], [[MsFanservice Rouge]], [[MagicalNativeAmerican Galuda]], [[AcePilot Edward]] [[TheHero Falcon]], [[BoisterousBruiser Gunrock]], [[MasterSwordsman Ryoma]], and [[BadassAdorable Ayame]].[[/labelnote]]]]


[[caption-width-right:350:Welcome to the Power Stone world! [[labelnote:Characters]]From back to front-- [[IdiotHero Wang]][[KungFuKid -Tang]], [[SerialKiller Jack]], [[MsFanservice Rouge]], [[MagicalNativeAmerican Galuda]], [[AcePilot Edward]] [[TheHero Falcon]], [[BoisterousBruiser Gunrock]], [[MasterSwordsman Ryoma]], and [[BadassAdorable Ayame]].[[/labelnote]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Welcome to the Power Stone world! [[labelnote:Characters]]From back to front-- [[IdiotHero Wang]][[KungFuKid -Tang]], [[SerialKiller [[KnifeNut Jack]], [[MsFanservice Rouge]], [[MagicalNativeAmerican Galuda]], [[AcePilot Edward]] [[TheHero Falcon]], [[BoisterousBruiser Gunrock]], [[MasterSwordsman Ryoma]], and [[BadassAdorable Ayame]].[[/labelnote]]]]



** Wang Tang is searching for the Power Stone as part of his training.

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** Wang Tang is tasked with searching for the Power Stone by his sensei as part of his training.


[[caption-width-right:350:Welcome to the Power Stone world!]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Welcome to the Power Stone world!]]
world! [[labelnote:Characters]]From back to front-- [[IdiotHero Wang]][[KungFuKid -Tang]], [[SerialKiller Jack]], [[MsFanservice Rouge]], [[MagicalNativeAmerican Galuda]], [[AcePilot Edward]] [[TheHero Falcon]], [[BoisterousBruiser Gunrock]], [[MasterSwordsman Ryoma]], and [[BadassAdorable Ayame]].[[/labelnote]]]]



** Ayame is tasked with finding the Power Stone by a lord. [[spoiler: Her ending reveals that she finds it too powerful to give him, so she tricks him by giving him a fake instead and secretly keeps it for her family.]]

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** Ayame is tasked with finding the Power Stone by a samurai lord. [[spoiler: Her ending reveals that she finds it too powerful to give him, so she tricks him by giving him a fake instead and secretly keeps it for her family.]]


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