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1st May '16 4:42:26 AM EDP
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* When they’re not re-using the names of the Journey ships, the Literature/{{Rihannsu}} tend to use these types of names for their warships. Examples include ''Cuirass'' and ''Gorget'' (although the latter was also a Journey ship).
** Subverted by ''Rhea's Helm'', named after the most infamous creation of a rather nasty JackassGenie that was worse than useless as armor (Rhea was a mage that got captured by an enemy who wanted to become invulnerable. Rhea made that helm... And bound to it a demon that ''bit off the captor's head'', [[ExactWords making him invulnerable because dead men cannot be wounded]]).
1st May '16 4:41:29 AM EDP
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* In ''WesternAnimation/BikerMiceFromMars'' the Martians are named either after weapons (Rimfire, Mace, Carbine Cannonblade) or motorcycle/engine terminology (Harley, Throttle, Stoker), the only exceptions being Vinnie ([[AerithAndBob real name: Vincent]]) and Modo (name origin unknown).
9th Mar '16 4:52:34 PM LordInsane
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* ''VideoGame/StarTrekOnline'' extends out the canonical ''Scimitar''-class Romulan Warbird with variants named for other types of swords (so there's a ''Tulwar''-class, a ''Falchion''-class, a ''Kopesh''-class...).
17th Feb '16 2:10:00 PM Defbye
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* ''Manga/{{Gangsta}}'' has the Destroyers whose members are all named after firearms or firearm companies such as Beretta, Sig, Colt and Spas.
16th Dec '15 11:53:39 AM Morgenthaler
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* Almost everyone in ''ScrappedPrincess'' is named after a type or brand of firearm or ammunition.

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* Almost everyone in ''ScrappedPrincess'' ''LightNovel/ScrappedPrincess'' is named after a type or brand of firearm or ammunition.



* Gally's Opponents in the "Moto Ball" arc of Manga/{{Gunnm}} are named for weapons. Chakram, Glaive, Scramasax, Arbalast etc.. Most likely taken from the TunnelsAndTrolls rulebook.

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* Gally's Opponents in the "Moto Ball" arc of Manga/{{Gunnm}} are named for weapons. Chakram, Glaive, Scramasax, Arbalast etc.. Most likely taken from the TunnelsAndTrolls TabletopGame/TunnelsAndTrolls rulebook.
12th Oct '15 1:13:16 PM FF32
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** The Heroic Champion, like the Ice Barrier Dragons, are named after certain named weapons. [[KingArthur Excalibur, Rhongomyniad]], [[Myth/JapaneseMythology Kusanagi]] and [[UsefulNotes/{{Hinduism}} Gandiva]]. Ther Heroic Challengers are alaosnamed after more generic weapons but with another world that explains the monster's purpose.

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** The Heroic Champion, like the Ice Barrier Dragons, are named after certain named weapons. [[KingArthur [[Myth/KingArthur Excalibur, Rhongomyniad]], [[Myth/JapaneseMythology Kusanagi]] and [[UsefulNotes/{{Hinduism}} Gandiva]]. Ther Heroic Challengers are alaosnamed after more generic weapons but with another world that explains the monster's purpose.
21st Sep '15 1:58:09 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Film/TheMatrix'' trilogy, the crew aboard the ''Mjolnir'' all have names that have to do with guns: Roland, Maggie, AK, Colt, and Mauser. Mjolnir itself, of course, is named after the weapon of Thor from NorseMythology.

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* In ''Film/TheMatrix'' trilogy, the crew aboard the ''Mjolnir'' all have names that have to do with guns: Roland, Maggie, AK, Colt, and Mauser. Mjolnir itself, of course, is named after the weapon of Thor from NorseMythology.Myth/NorseMythology.
31st Aug '15 2:34:43 PM totoofze47
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* ''Manga/OnePiece'' does this not for weapons, but for Luffy's attacks. They are named after firearms and different weapons, like Gum-Gum Axe, Pistol, Rifle, Gatling, Bazooka, Cannon... After the timeskip, he also extends this to more specific weapons (Culverin, Schneider, Red Hawk...), and sometimes peppers them with animal names.
22nd Jul '15 5:17:32 PM nombretomado
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* ''MegaManLegends 2'' has a pair of [[SkyPirate air-pirate]] {{Recurring Boss}}es named Bola and Klaymoor.

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* ''MegaManLegends ''VideoGame/MegaManLegends 2'' has a pair of [[SkyPirate air-pirate]] {{Recurring Boss}}es named Bola and Klaymoor.
7th Jul '15 10:20:41 AM Morgenthaler
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* DonQuijote. In Spanish, ''quijote'' means cuisse, the thigh plate.

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* DonQuijote.Literature/DonQuijote. In Spanish, ''quijote'' means cuisse, the thigh plate.
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