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Be the Batman your city deserves (for only $682M)

Discover how to be Batman in the latest "Epic How To" video from Break. Hint -- you'll need a lot of money just to build the Batcave.

Who doesn't want to be Batman?! Plus you get a sidekick! DC Comics

Being the Dark Knight takes a lot more than just suffering through a tragic childhood and a creepy, gravelly voice.

In Break's new tongue-in-cheek video "How to Become Batman," we find out, step-by-step, how to become a beloved superhero without any superpowers whatsoever.

First off, you'll need a lot of dough to be the kind of superhero Gotham deserves. The cost for Bruce Wayne's house, cool car, loyal butler and all his amazing gadgets total approximately $682 million (that's a cool £460 million or AU$875 million).

If you don't have that kind of cash lying around, you can still "embody the spirit of Batman by becoming a real-life superhero," according to the video.

Most importantly, you'll need to make your own superhero costume -- one that's both lightweight and comfy. After all, you can't fight crime if your outfit is pinching you. The design needs to be simple, with one or two colors at the most. You want to hide your true identity, not look like a walking rainbow.

Next, take a martial arts class. Break suggests Krav Maga as the ultimate in hand-to-hand combat, which can be applied to real-world fighting. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Russian Sambo are also both recommended.

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Still want a cool Batman gadget? Break suggests a grappling hook. Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

The video suggests you always have a cell phone, flashlight and first aid kit handy, if you plan on following in Batman's dangerous footsteps. Just don't bring a gun -- after all, Batman doesn't need one, so why should you?

These "Epic How To" videos from Break are so motivating that they have their own disclaimer in the video itself, just to make sure that they aren't taken too seriously:

"This show is only for educational and entertainment purposes, so please don't break the law. We here at Break are in no way responsible if you do anything illegal."