A great WWE finisher is high impact, high energy, and immediately iconic. Next to a wrestler’s entrance, a wrestler’s finisher is crucial to their identity. The best ones mirror a wrester's character. A babyface might have a dramatic, flashy slam that lets him pull a pose. A heel might have an especially vicious submission maneuver that bends his opponent to his will.

But just as it takes time for wrestlers to develop their character, it can also take time to find a perfect finisher. It’s fascinating to pore through the archives and see how many of our favorite Superstars have changed over the years. Here are 10 WWE superstars who switched from "eh" finishers to great ones, thereby launching their careers into legendary territory.