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25th Jul '16 5:50:20 PM REV6Pilot
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* The suits of haunted armor from ''VideoGame/Brawlhalla'' that fell from the sky and attacked the villagers of the Ikrusk.

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* The suits of haunted armor from ''VideoGame/Brawlhalla'' ''VideoGame/{{Brawlhalla}}'' that fell from the sky and attacked the villagers of the Ikrusk.



** The same game, as well as VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft, also has Revenants. Those are sort of {{elemental|Embodiment}} [[OurGhostsAreDifferent undead]] which manifest as a floating suit of armor controlled by an elemental force. In Warcraft III there were few physical differences between them, all appearing as the same armor (of different sizes depending on the revenant's power) held together by a vague flowing energy (usually blueish for both Ice, Frost and Death revenants, though Fire ones have orange energy.) World of Warcraft gives different types distinct armors, and their elemental affiliation is more clearly defined with mud, water, fire or wind swirling inside the armor.

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** The same game, as well as VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft, ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'', also has Revenants. Those are sort of {{elemental|Embodiment}} [[OurGhostsAreDifferent undead]] which manifest as a floating suit of armor controlled by an elemental force. In Warcraft III there were few physical differences between them, all appearing as the same armor (of different sizes depending on the revenant's power) held together by a vague flowing energy (usually blueish for both Ice, Frost and Death revenants, though Fire ones have orange energy.) World of Warcraft gives different types distinct armors, and their elemental affiliation is more clearly defined with mud, water, fire or wind swirling inside the armor.



* ''DesktopDungeons'' has Animated Armor [[spoiler:in the Factory special dungeon]]. They only have one hit point, but they all have a number of Protections From Death (the ability to survive one fatal blow) equal to their level. This makes them ''really'' useful for level-springboarding, since they don't regenerate the "hits" if you run off to heal. Find one you can survive one hit from, attack it, retreat until you heal and repeat until it dies.

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* ''DesktopDungeons'' ''VideoGame/DesktopDungeons'' has Animated Armor [[spoiler:in the Factory special dungeon]]. They only have one hit point, but they all have a number of Protections From Death (the ability to survive one fatal blow) equal to their level. This makes them ''really'' useful for level-springboarding, since they don't regenerate the "hits" if you run off to heal. Find one you can survive one hit from, attack it, retreat until you heal and repeat until it dies.


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* Minor example in ''VideoGame/RealmsOfTheHaunting'': one armor in the mansion is said to stink to high heaven and have flies surrounding it, and it's ''heavily'' implied to be housing a corpse. If you pay attention you'll see that, unlike other suits, [[ParanoiaFuel this one will be facing you no matter the angle you view it from]].
8th Jul '16 3:05:33 PM Observance
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* The Skull Knight of ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'' is an empty suit of armor probably inhabited by the spirit of [[spoiler:Emperor Gaiseric, who conquered the world in ancient times]], and he's implied to be leading Guts down the same path. Exactly how they merged is a mystery, though elves might have been involved.

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* The Skull Knight of ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'' is an empty suit of armor probably inhabited by the spirit of [[spoiler:Emperor Gaiseric, who conquered the world in ancient times]], and he's implied to be leading Guts down the same path.path towards undead-hood. Exactly how they merged is a mystery, though elves might have been involved.
8th Jul '16 3:04:33 PM Observance
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* In ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'', there's one of at least lich level. Formerly a [[spoiler:king with too much a fancy armor.]]

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* In ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'', there's one The Skull Knight of at least lich level. Formerly ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'' is an empty suit of armor probably inhabited by the spirit of [[spoiler:Emperor Gaiseric, who conquered the world in ancient times]], and he's implied to be leading Guts down the same path. Exactly how they merged is a [[spoiler:king with too much a fancy armor.]]mystery, though elves might have been involved.
12th Jun '16 6:14:24 PM Doug86
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}'' episode ''Avalon'', a pair of AnimatedArmor guard the [[KingArthur Sleeping King in the Hollow Hill]].

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}'' episode ''Avalon'', a pair of AnimatedArmor Animated Armor guard the [[KingArthur [[Myth/KingArthur Sleeping King in the Hollow Hill]].
3rd Jun '16 5:55:30 AM Mhazard
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** [[VideoGame/DarkSoulsIII The threequel]] has the [[LegacyCharacter Dragonslayer Armour]], a heavy armor resembling Dragnslayer Ornstein, it is in fact controlled by the Pilgrim Butterflies like a puppet. [[spoiler: The real Ornstein wasn't even in Lothric Castle, he's finding the Nameless King, Gwyn's first born son in Archdragon's Peak.]]
23rd May '16 4:01:06 PM TheBigBopper
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* ''ComicBook/FreaksSqueele'': Xiong Mao is exploring deep in the Hall of Archives with her companions in volume 9 when she encounters a living suit of armor who has been down there for centuries. His master was a knight so excessively fond of wearing plate armor that he [[TwentyFourHourArmor did not take it off to eat, to sleep, or even to have sex]]. He gave it a name: Halifax. And thus, the armor came to life. Oe day the knight died, and according to his will, he was interred together with Halifax. After several centuries of his master's silence and decomposition, Halifax climbed out of the tomb with his master's corpse still inside him and searched through every library it could find for the secret to reviving his master, eventually finding his way to the archives. Then, when Xiong Mao and her fiends arrived, he remembered how his knight used to seduce women with the words, "If you do not offer me your heart, I will die!" Therefore, he is now convinced that he needs to take the heart of a woman--literally--and politely asks Xiong Mao to hold still while he cuts out her heart. That's just the start of the craziness.[[/folder]]

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* ''ComicBook/FreaksSqueele'': Xiong Mao is exploring deep in the Hall of Archives with her companions in volume 9 when she encounters a living suit of armor who has been down there for centuries. His master was a knight so excessively fond of wearing plate armor that he [[TwentyFourHourArmor did not take it off to eat, to sleep, or even to have sex]]. He gave it a name: Halifax. And thus, the armor came to life. Oe One day the knight died, and according to his will, he was interred together with Halifax. After several centuries of his master's silence and decomposition, Halifax climbed out of the tomb with his master's corpse still inside him and searched through every library it could find for the secret to reviving his master, eventually finding his way to the archives. Then, when Xiong Mao and her fiends arrived, he remembered how his knight used to seduce women with the words, "If you do not offer me your heart, I will die!" Therefore, he is now convinced that he needs to take the heart of a woman--literally--and politely asks Xiong Mao to hold still while he cuts out her heart. That's just the start of the craziness.[[/folder]]
23rd May '16 4:00:33 PM TheBigBopper
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* ''ComicBook/FreaksSqueele'': Xiong Mao is exploring deep in the Hall of Archives with her companions in volume 9 when she encounters a living suit of armor who has been down there for centuries. His master was a knight so excessively fond of wearing plate armor that he [[TwentyFourHourArmor did not take it off to eat, sleep or even to have sex]]. He gave it a name: Halifax. And thus, the armor came to life. Oe day the knight died, and according to his will, he was interred together with Halifax. After several centuries of his master's silence and decomposition, Halifax climbed out of the tomb with his master's corpse still inside him and searched through every library it could find for the secret to reviving his master, eventually finding his way to the archives. Then, when Xiong Mao and her fiends arrived, he remembered how his knight used to seduce women with the words, "If you do not offer me your heart, I will die!" Therefore, he is now convinced that he needs to take the heart of a woman--literally--and politely asks Xiong Mao to hold still while he cuts out her heart. That's just the start of the craziness.[[/folder]]

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* ''ComicBook/FreaksSqueele'': Xiong Mao is exploring deep in the Hall of Archives with her companions in volume 9 when she encounters a living suit of armor who has been down there for centuries. His master was a knight so excessively fond of wearing plate armor that he [[TwentyFourHourArmor did not take it off to eat, sleep to sleep, or even to have sex]]. He gave it a name: Halifax. And thus, the armor came to life. Oe day the knight died, and according to his will, he was interred together with Halifax. After several centuries of his master's silence and decomposition, Halifax climbed out of the tomb with his master's corpse still inside him and searched through every library it could find for the secret to reviving his master, eventually finding his way to the archives. Then, when Xiong Mao and her fiends arrived, he remembered how his knight used to seduce women with the words, "If you do not offer me your heart, I will die!" Therefore, he is now convinced that he needs to take the heart of a woman--literally--and politely asks Xiong Mao to hold still while he cuts out her heart. That's just the start of the craziness.[[/folder]]
23rd May '16 3:56:22 PM TheBigBopper
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* ''ComicBook/FreaksSqueele'': Xiong Mao is exploring deep in the Hall of Archives with her companions in volume 9 when she encounters a living suit of armor who has been down there for centuries. His master was a knight so excessively fond of wearing plate armor that he [[TwentyFourHourArmor did not take it off to eat, sleep or even to have sex]]. He gave it a name: Halifax. And thus, the armor came to life. Oe day the knight died, and according to his will, he was interred together with Halifax. After several centuries of his master's silence and decomposition, Halifax climbed out of the tomb with his master's corpse still inside him and searched through every library it could find for the secret to reviving his master, eventually finding his way to the archives. Then, when Xiong Mao and her fiends arrived, he remembered how his knight used to seduce women with the words, "If you do not offer me your heart, I will die!" Therefore, he is now convinced that he needs to take the heart of a woman--literally--and politely asks Xiong Mao to hold still while he cuts out her heart. That's just the start of the craziness.[[/folder]]
29th Apr '16 6:16:12 PM YpsiFang
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* The suits of haunted armor from ''VideoGame/Brawlhalla'' that fell from the sky and attacked the villagers of the Ikrusk.
28th Apr '16 11:32:42 AM ChaoticNovelist
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** Alphonse Elric is one of these. Different in that he's a main character, and a good guy. Also, the fact that he has the voice of an eleven-year-old takes a lot of the intimidation factor right out. It ''does'' [[IAmNotShazam get him mistaken]] for the Fullmetal Alchemist [[RunningGag on a regular basis]], which annoys his brother Ed - the ''real'' Fullmetal Alchemist - to no end.

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** Alphonse Elric is one of these. Different in that he's a main character, and a good guy. Also, the The fact that he has the voice of an eleven-year-old takes a lot of the intimidation factor right out. It ''does'' [[IAmNotShazam get him mistaken]] for the Fullmetal Alchemist [[RunningGag on a regular basis]], which annoys his brother Ed - the ''real'' Fullmetal Alchemist - to no end.



* In the ''Anime/RoninWarriors'' [=OVA=] ''Gaiden'' the Armor of Halo is seen running around the streets of New York without its owner. Turns out it is being controlled by [[EvilSorcerer Shikaisen]] the BigBad of the story. The Armor of Torrent is seen walking on its own in the last episode of the [=OVA=] ''Legend of the Inferno Armor'' in order to join the other Ronin armors that were captured by [[BrainwashedAndCrazy Mukala]]. It has been confirmed by the main characters that the armors can be used for good or evil. But the more fights the armors are used in, especially without the human spirit, [[TheHeartless the more corrupt the armors become]]. That is why by the end of the second [=OVA=] [[spoiler: the armors are destroyed for good]].

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* In the ''Anime/RoninWarriors'' [=OVA=] ''Gaiden'' the Armor of Halo is seen running around the streets of New York without its owner. Turns out it is being controlled by [[EvilSorcerer Shikaisen]] the BigBad of the story. The Armor of Torrent is seen walking on its own in the last episode of the [=OVA=] ''Legend of the Inferno Armor'' in order to join the other Ronin armors that were captured by [[BrainwashedAndCrazy Mukala]]. It has been confirmed by the main characters that the armors can be used for good or evil. But evil but the more fights the armors are used in, especially without the human spirit, [[TheHeartless the more corrupt the armors become]]. That is why by the end of the second [=OVA=] [[spoiler: the armors are destroyed for good]].


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*''Literature/JourneyToChaos'': Fairtheora's sentinel armor is enchanted to move on its own if need be.
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