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4th Jun '16 3:46:37 AM Underachiever
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* ''TabletopGame/{{BattleTech}}'' features "mimetic" stealth suits and battle armor, and rare, highly experimental, and of course top secret versions even exist for the setting's HumongousMecha. Depending on unit type and exact system(s) used the camouflage may or may not be compatible with more "regular" stealth features due to space or armor type constraints.
18th May '16 12:29:17 PM Doug86
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* The TARDIS' "chameleon circuit" on ''DoctorWho'' takes its name from this. Ideally, it's supposed to "blend in" with its surroundings by changing its outer hull into something inconspicuous (e.g. a large boulder, a sedan chair, etc.) It just so happens that the Doctor's has a broken one, which stopped working when it took the shape of a London police-box.

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* The TARDIS' "chameleon circuit" on ''DoctorWho'' ''Series/DoctorWho'' takes its name from this. Ideally, it's supposed to "blend in" with its surroundings by changing its outer hull into something inconspicuous (e.g. a large boulder, a sedan chair, etc.) It just so happens that the Doctor's has a broken one, which stopped working when it took the shape of a London police-box.
5th Apr '16 4:12:37 PM superkeijikun
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* ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 4}}'' has a variant of the [[DemonicSpiders Deathclaw]] called "Chameleon Deathclaw" that can blend in with its environment to hunt stealthily.
23rd Mar '16 12:42:00 PM Morgenthaler
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* A natural ability of Nestov and other Dessarians on ''{{Tracker}}''. They can both blend into any enviroment in a more general sense and literally disappear into the background of it.

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* A natural ability of Nestov and other Dessarians on ''{{Tracker}}''.''Series/{{Tracker}}''. They can both blend into any enviroment in a more general sense and literally disappear into the background of it.
19th Nov '15 1:03:22 PM MarqFJA
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* If Evolution counts as a (slow) method of disguise, then whole genius of stick insects, leaf bugs, mantis, a few spiders that look like flowers, caterpillars and more can be added.

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* If Evolution evolution counts as a (slow) method of disguise, then whole genius genera of stick insects, leaf bugs, mantis, a few spiders that look like flowers, caterpillars and more can be added.
18th Nov '15 12:48:56 PM PrimeEvil
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* The TARDIS' "chameleon circuit" on ''DoctorWho'' takes its name from this. Ideally, it's supposed to "blend in" with its surroundings by changing its outer hull into something inconspicuous (e.g. a large boulder, a sedan chair, etc.) It just so happens that the Doctor's has a broken one, which stopped working when it took the shape of a London police-box.
10th Sep '15 1:04:39 PM Morgenthaler
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* Being raised by ghosts, Bod does it very well in ''TheGraveyardBook''.

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* Being raised by ghosts, Bod does it very well in ''TheGraveyardBook''.''Literature/TheGraveyardBook''.



* ''TheSwordOfTruth'' has mriswith, lizard people capable of changing their color for a fairly good concealment. They also wear capes which do the same, but much better.

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* ''TheSwordOfTruth'' ''Literature/TheSwordOfTruth'' has mriswith, lizard people capable of changing their color for a fairly good concealment. They also wear capes which do the same, but much better.



* In the ''{{Redwall}}'' novel ''Marlfox'', this is the ability that marks the eponymous Marlfoxes.

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* In the ''{{Redwall}}'' ''Literature/{{Redwall}}'' novel ''Marlfox'', this is the ability that marks the eponymous Marlfoxes.
5th Sep '15 7:31:38 PM Xelloss08
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* In ''Literature/{{Hammerjack}}'', Corporate Special Services soldiers wear armor which changes its color and pattern to match the surroundings, making them nearly invisible to the naked eye.
24th Jul '15 6:05:26 PM nombretomado
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** In ''MetalGearSolid3'', it's possible to kill [[ThatOneBoss The End]] during his introductory cinema. If you chose not to kill him, you'll have to track him across three massive areas using infared vision since he can seamlessly blend in with the surrounding forest.

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** In ''MetalGearSolid3'', ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater'', it's possible to kill [[ThatOneBoss The End]] during his introductory cinema. If you chose not to kill him, you'll have to track him across three massive areas using infared vision since he can seamlessly blend in with the surrounding forest.
8th Jun '15 10:35:08 AM Willbyr
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* In the various ''GhostInTheShell'' incarnations this is known as thermoptic camouflage, presumably because it also works in infrared.

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* In the various ''GhostInTheShell'' ''Franchise/GhostInTheShell'' incarnations this is known as thermoptic camouflage, presumably because it also works in infrared.



* Lictors from ''{{Warhammer 40000}}''. The special Lictor "Deathleaper" does it so well that it automatically drops the accuracy stat of anyone trying to shoot at him to 1. Also Space Marine Camo Cloaks, which give a bonus to your [[ConcealmentEqualsCover cover save]].

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* Lictors from ''{{Warhammer 40000}}''. ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'':
** Tyranid Lictors.
The special Lictor "Deathleaper" does it so well that it automatically drops the accuracy stat of anyone trying to shoot at him to 1. Also 1.
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Space Marine Camo Cloaks, which give a bonus to your [[ConcealmentEqualsCover cover save]].
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