The 5W5 character would have no other significant abilities. Such characters are actually pathetically weak, because it is easy to attack their weak spots. In practice, players must spread their HPs around. My Vingan's best ability is almost a whole mastery behind the best ability in our group, yet she is not really greatly weaker because she has mastered several abilities.
There is therefore no real need to introduce extra or changed rules to slow down character development. If a Narrator is worried about the speed of development, I suggest running an episode in which the characters must use their weaker abilities.
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