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5th Sep '16 8:20:34 AM PrinnyOverlord
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* [[HornyDevils Artemis]] of ''Webcomic/WhiteDarkLife'' has the title of "Endless Shadow Armed Demon Lady" for this explicit trope. Not only can she form limbs from her shadow to strike at enemies and drain their life energy, but she also uses her shadow as a storage room for anything or [[NeverFoundTheBody anyone]] she feels the need to take. Naturally her main weakness is bright flashes of light.
1st Sep '16 3:22:50 PM 1810072342
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* Scarecrows appear to be strong at darkness magics in ''Webcomic/TheSanityCircus''. Posey can turn into a shadow to travel quickly and even WallCrawl, and even when stabbed by Luther she still manages to engulf and (seemingly) kill him and walk away.
25th Aug '16 1:45:45 AM AetherMaster
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* This is one of the first abilities learned by the Sage class in ''VideoGame/DragonQuestIX''. The other class of magic they learn is from the [[StuffBlowingUp Bang element.]].

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* In ''DragonQuestVIII'', Angelo, despite being otherwise very much ThePaladin, can learn the Whack series of OneHitKill spells. Instant death spells usually fall under the domain of priests and clerics in the series.
** The "Zam" family of spells was introduced in ''[[DragonQuestMonsters Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker]]'' and eventually made its way to the main series in ''IX''. It manifests in the form of dark lightning and appears to be a counterpart to the "Zap" family of spells usually only learnable by the main heroes of the series.
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This is one of the first abilities learned by the Sage class in ''VideoGame/DragonQuestIX''. The other class of magic they learn is from the [[StuffBlowingUp Bang element.]].



* In ''DragonQuestVIII'', Angelo, despite being otherwise very much ThePaladin, can learn the Whack series of OneHitKill spells.
24th Aug '16 9:30:47 PM nombretomado
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* In ''TheBlackCompany'', the ''Shadowmasters'' are aptly named. Ironically, one is afraid of the dark. Make of that what you will.
** He's not so much afraid of the dark as the flesh eating shadows (or worst) that might be hiding in the dark.

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* In ''TheBlackCompany'', ''Literature/TheBlackCompany'', the ''Shadowmasters'' are aptly named. Ironically, one is afraid of what the dark. dark hides[[note]]flesh-eating shadows or worse[[/note]]. Make of that what you will.
** He's not so much afraid of the dark as the flesh eating shadows (or worst) that might be hiding in the dark.
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4th Aug '16 12:28:19 PM Evilkitten3
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* [[{{Goth}} Fumikage Tokoyami]] of ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'' has a Quirk called [[LivingShadow Dark Shadow]], which he can manipulate as he pleases (although it becomes weak in too much light, and he looses control if it gets too dark).
1st Aug '16 3:46:21 PM nombretomado
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* TheDCU's shadow wielders, by and large, draw their powers from an alternate dimension known as the Shadowland (or Dark Zone). Much like their Marvel counterparts, they range the gamut from hero to villain. Most interestingly, the shadows created by [[Comicbook/{{Starman}} the Shade]], were at one point analyzed by a police scientist. [[GoMadFromTheRevelation He went insane the moment he looked at the sample in the microscope.]]

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* TheDCU's Franchise/TheDCU's shadow wielders, by and large, draw their powers from an alternate dimension known as the Shadowland (or Dark Zone). Much like their Marvel counterparts, they range the gamut from hero to villain. Most interestingly, the shadows created by [[Comicbook/{{Starman}} the Shade]], were at one point analyzed by a police scientist. [[GoMadFromTheRevelation He went insane the moment he looked at the sample in the microscope.]]
9th Jul '16 11:34:53 AM Zephronias
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* In ''Literature/TheManWithTheTerribleEyes'', the shadow monsters run on something called the Void that gives them powers over darkness. [[spoiler: The Man has the same powers.]]


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* In ''Literature/TheManWithTheTerribleEyes'', the shadow monsters run on something called the Void that gives them powers over darkness. [[spoiler: The Man has the same powers.]]
3rd Jul '16 4:52:12 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'', the Makuta were all about this, though characters belonging to other species sometimes had shadow-based powers as well. Also, if one tapped into their inner dark side or had their inner light drained, they automatically gained shadow powers.

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* In ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'', ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'', the Makuta were all about this, though characters belonging to other species sometimes had shadow-based powers as well. Also, if one tapped into their inner dark side or had their inner light drained, they automatically gained shadow powers.
30th Jun '16 9:28:53 AM Willbyr
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* Onimaru's last [[TheDragon Dragon]] in {{Yaiba}} was [[MeaningfulName Dark]], the demon of Darkness. He could engulf people in his shadows and send other creatures [[OneHitKill into another dimesion forever]].

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* Onimaru's last [[TheDragon Dragon]] in {{Yaiba}} ''Manga/{{Yaiba}}'' was [[MeaningfulName Dark]], the demon of Darkness. He could engulf people in his shadows and send other creatures [[OneHitKill into another dimesion forever]].
15th Jun '16 7:22:49 PM Doug86
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* The Shaman/Druid and Dark Mage/Sorcerer classes in ''Franchise/FireEmblem'', whose arcane sorcery resemble shadows leaping from the ground or flames of dark energy.

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* The Shaman/Druid and Dark Mage/Sorcerer classes in ''Franchise/FireEmblem'', ''VideoGame/FireEmblem'', whose arcane sorcery resemble shadows leaping from the ground or flames of dark energy.
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