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Characters with wasted potenial.

Discussion in 'Meta Battledome' started by Timur Lane, Jun 4, 2007.

  1. Timur Lane

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    Yeah, you know about them, the characters who look good in the beginning but are soon killed off a couple of episodes/chapters/issues later.
    They can be from any fiction, just bring up some examples like this:

    Dire from JJBA: He was killed of two chapters after he was introduced, he showed some potenial but was in the end just cannon fodder for Dio.

    Bring them up.
     
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    Hidan and Kazuku?
     
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    Any Naruto character.
     
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    Joseph and Jotaru. They were extremely good in their own parts but when it came to the next part of the story, they were a complete waste.
     
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    Naruto, the character.

    Usopp, for the moment.
     
  6. Timur Lane

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    That female jinchurruki was also a waste of potenial, but we all know about Kishimoto and his females so it shouldent have come as a very big surprise at all.
     
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    Alot of Bleach characters.
     
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    Master Fatalis in PhD: Phantasy Degree. Seriously, he arrives and he's very cool, confident and powerful, taking on an enemy who was previously thought to be quite strong and embarassed her. Not long after that he's defeated by an even stronger enemy (albeit probably one of the strongest in the series) and killed. He had the potential to be really cool, got lots of hype, kicked ass and then died.

    Aaroniero Arleri of BLEACH. A lot of people complained about this one because he was the 9th Espada, had the powers of over 30,000 Hollows in him and was not only killed like a n00b he also used barely any of his apparently overwhelming array of powers.
     
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    Dosu. He had a lot of potential, but he was killed by Gaara in between the first and second round of the tournament portion of the Chunin exams.
     
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    Lots of people still pine away for Haku and Kimmimaro. No American comic-book character will make this list -- they never stay dead.
     
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    Ichigo, Naruto, Kimimaro, Espada 9, Ace
     
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    Anakin Solo form the NJO Star Wars series. He could have been the best Jedi, surpassing most people, plus he was a decent character IMO. Better than the Solo twins. But then he gets killed off.
     
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    QFT : Naruto =/

    He could be one of the most awesome characters in manga =/ He just needed to be more punk less emo :(
     
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    Bucky, if only he had stayed dead death might have meant something in comics. If some douchebag sidekick from the 40's can come back to life no character that has held a title will ever have to worry about themselves being dead for more than 6 issues, or two weeks comic time.
     
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    Naruto easily. Depending on how he's developed, he could be OP/Bleach level.

    Clones that learn the attacks of his opponents. Plus, if he ever gained speed and taijutsu skill like Sasuke, he'd be retardedly difficult to beat.

    Probably immortal with the Kyuubi.

    An attack that destroys on the cellular level at 50%. It could possibly destroy molecules at 100%.

    If only.........
     
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    Dosu was a genius. Easily Shino and Shikamaru level intelligence, above average fighting skill, He humbled Kabuto who is Kakashi lvl, He had the potential to surpass Sasuke and Lee in fighting talent.

    Which is why I think he was killed off
     
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    Rock Lee
    Neji
    Hinata
    Sai
    Yamato
    TenTen
    Organization of Root
    Ino
    Kakuzu
    Hidan
    Kisame, not yet, but it will
    Vaizards
    Shunsui
    Ukitake
    Komamura

    That's all I can think of for now.
     
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    Obligatory "characters from Naruto" post.
     
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    I don't think Vaizards, Yamato, Shinsui, and Ukitake will be gone from Bleach. I'm thinking they'll appear later on in a final clash between Aizen and SS.
     
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    Jinchuriki's from Naruto.
     
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    She had like 5 panels lol.

    We didn't even get to see her fight. :S

    I completely agree.

    Yeah.
     
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    From 666 Satan, I would say Amidaba, Franken and his dad, Zero.
     
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    Yeah, even though Amidaba was first introduced to be an uber OPT, so far Ball's made her look like a useless cheerleader.
     
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    It's the Kishi Kurse! :amazed
     
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    Haku. Kimimaro. Jinchurikis. Leorio(they just kind of shoved him off). Ubogin.
     
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    Most of the Bleach characters that aren't members of Ichigo's crew.
     
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    Kimimaro is the biggest waste of a great character as far as I can remember. Amazing bloodline and was the only person remaining in the world who possessed it.

    Although the majority of the casts of Naruto and Bleach are wasted potential he sticks out the most.

    Kujaku could be on this list if he is really dead, Legato Bluesummers was also a major waste of a good character. Anakin Skywalker too.
     
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    Renji. Yamcha. Leorio.
     
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    If they don't I will be massively disappointed.
     
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