The ability to transform into an weakened state with lowered/lost powers. Variation of Mode Switching.
- Weakened Evolution/Mode/Transformation/State
The user can enter a weakened state where one's innate powers are drastically lowered and abilities are lost, possibly only when they are beaten or in a already dangerous situation in order to avoid defeat or death.
- Can only enter this form if they have one to begin with.
- Lille Barro (Bleach); after being dissipated by Shinken Hakkyōken
- Medaka Kurokami (Medaka Box); via Forsaken God Mode
- Yumichika Ayasegawa (Bleach)
- Frieza's Clan (Dragon Ball)
- Broly (Dragon Ball Z); via power-limiting crown
- Espers (Final Fantasy VI); as magicite
- Warring Triad (Final Fantasy VI)
- Sheila Silvear (Gold Digger)
- Chomusuke (Konosuba)
- Hakone (Onsen Yosei Hakone-chan)
- Akio Fudou (Trinity Seven); via Empty Stomach Mode/Spriggan Mode
- Type-Venus/V/V (TYPE-MOON)
- The Doctor (Doctor Who)
- Orgalorg (Adventure Time)