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28th May '16 9:44:49 PM nombretomado
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** The original Japanese release of ''Final Fantasy Tactics'' had a problem with this. Elmdore was the only enemy in the game to have the Genji equipment, but he had the Maintenance ability which prevents you from stealing it, making it the only UnusableEnemyEquipment in the game. Their American PS1 port removed his Maintenance ability to allow you to steal his equipment. ''War of the Lions'' restored it, but added a BonusBoss fight it could be stolen from.

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** The original Japanese release of ''Final Fantasy Tactics'' had a problem with this. Elmdore was the only enemy in the game to have the Genji equipment, but he had the Maintenance ability which prevents you from stealing it, making it the only UnusableEnemyEquipment in the game. Their American PS1 [=PS1=] port removed his Maintenance ability to allow you to steal his equipment. ''War of the Lions'' restored it, but added a BonusBoss fight it could be stolen from.
22nd May '16 7:15:08 AM erwgd
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* ''VideoGame/{{Transcendence}}'' has some shields, weapons and armor that can only be looted from the wrecked ships or stations that used it. Rarely, some of the late-game Teraton nests sell a few bits of such equipment, but most other items are at too high or too low a level to be sold there.
11th Feb '16 4:22:42 PM nombretomado
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* In ''FinalFantasyTactics'', certain articles of equipment never drop from any fallen foe, nor found in any shop, and can only be acquired by stealing from still active enemies, usually dangerous boss characters. Once the boss is defeated, the equipment is LostForever, unless it's a type that can be scrounged up with the Secret Hunt ability.
** The original Japanese release of ''FinalFantasyTactics'' had a problem with this. Elmdore was the only enemy in the game to have the Genji equipment, but he had the Maintenance ability which prevents you from stealing it, making it the only UnusableEnemyEquipment in the game. Their American PS1 port removed his Maintenance ability to allow you to steal his equipment. ''War of the Lions'' restored it, but added a BonusBoss fight it could be stolen from.

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* In ''FinalFantasyTactics'', ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyTactics'', certain articles of equipment never drop from any fallen foe, nor found in any shop, and can only be acquired by stealing from still active enemies, usually dangerous boss characters. Once the boss is defeated, the equipment is LostForever, unless it's a type that can be scrounged up with the Secret Hunt ability.
** The original Japanese release of ''FinalFantasyTactics'' ''Final Fantasy Tactics'' had a problem with this. Elmdore was the only enemy in the game to have the Genji equipment, but he had the Maintenance ability which prevents you from stealing it, making it the only UnusableEnemyEquipment in the game. Their American PS1 port removed his Maintenance ability to allow you to steal his equipment. ''War of the Lions'' restored it, but added a BonusBoss fight it could be stolen from.

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19th Jan '16 9:19:19 PM DarkMask
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* In ''{{VideoGame/Bayonetta}}'' the titular character can occasionally swipe the weapons of her [[OurAngelsAreDifferent angelic enemies]], although each weapon has a set gauge that drains every time its used and will disintegrate once its out of power. This mechanic is brought back in the [[{{VideoGame/Bayonetta2}} sequel]], only this time in addition to angelic weapons, Bayonetta can also steals the weapons from Infernal Demons.
19th Nov '15 5:29:24 AM REV6Pilot
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* ''VideoGame/DwarfFortress'' has several types of weapon that are exclusive to NPC races and can only be acquired by trading, looting dead invaders or modding. This includes weapons that are ''supposed'' to be UnusableEnemyEquipment such as pikes or [[BFS great swords]], but currently can be used due to a bug with size and weight penalties. Most of the NPC-only weapons are [[SeparateButIdentical only cosmetically different]], offer only ''very'' minor advantages or are outright {{Joke Weapon}}s, with the exception of [[WhipItGood whips and scourges]] before their GameBreaker status got nerfed. Also, elves are the only faction who can make weapons and armour out of wood in vanilla.

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* ''VideoGame/DwarfFortress'' has several types of weapon that are exclusive to NPC races and can only be acquired by trading, looting dead invaders or modding. This includes weapons that are ''supposed'' to be UnusableEnemyEquipment such as pikes or [[BFS great swords]], [[{{BFS}} greatswords]], but currently can be used due to a bug with size and weight penalties. Most of the NPC-only weapons are [[SeparateButIdentical only cosmetically different]], offer only ''very'' minor advantages or are outright {{Joke Weapon}}s, with the exception of [[WhipItGood whips and scourges]] before their GameBreaker status got nerfed. Also, elves are the only faction who can make weapons and armour out of wood in vanilla.
20th Sep '15 10:27:23 AM nombretomado
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6th Sep '15 12:15:49 AM jormis29
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* ''{{Terraria}}'' has several sets of equipment that only drop from rare enemies who wear them, like the zombie bride's wedding set or Tim's wizard hat. Most are [[AndYourRewardIsClothes vanity items]] which only change the look of your character.

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* ''{{Terraria}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Terraria}}'' has several sets of equipment that only drop from rare enemies who wear them, like the zombie bride's wedding set or Tim's wizard hat. Most are [[AndYourRewardIsClothes vanity items]] which only change the look of your character.
1st Aug '15 7:37:36 AM Kapow
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* ''{{Terraria}}'' has several sets of equipment that only drop from rare enemies who wear them, like the zombie bride's wedding set or Tim's wizard hat. Most are [[AndYourRewardIsClothes vanity items]] which only change the look of your character.
24th Jul '15 7:14:20 AM Jake
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* ''VideoGame/DwarfFortress'''s wooden weapons, which (aside from crossbows) can only be made by the elves. They're pretty much worthless for actual fighting, but they make great training weapons.
** As of the 2010 version, dwarves can still only craft about 1/3 of all the item types, but can use the others and get them by trading with foreigners or looting foreign invaders.

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* ''VideoGame/DwarfFortress'''s wooden weapons, which (aside from crossbows) ''VideoGame/DwarfFortress'' has several types of weapon that are exclusive to NPC races and can only be made acquired by the elves. They're pretty much worthless for actual fighting, but they make great training weapons.
** As of the 2010 version, dwarves can still only craft about 1/3 of all the item types, but can use the others and get them by trading with foreigners or
trading, looting foreign invaders.dead invaders or modding. This includes weapons that are ''supposed'' to be UnusableEnemyEquipment such as pikes or [[BFS great swords]], but currently can be used due to a bug with size and weight penalties. Most of the NPC-only weapons are [[SeparateButIdentical only cosmetically different]], offer only ''very'' minor advantages or are outright {{Joke Weapon}}s, with the exception of [[WhipItGood whips and scourges]] before their GameBreaker status got nerfed. Also, elves are the only faction who can make weapons and armour out of wood in vanilla.
15th May '15 9:52:24 PM nombretomado
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* In ''{{Halo}}'', where the Covenant energy weapons, which must be retrieved from slain opponents in most of the game, are often the only ones available. Since they run out of energy quickly and cannot be recharged by the Master Chief, and the player is only allowed to carry two at a time, much of the game is spent scavenging weapons off of the dead. Fuel rod guns also explode shortly after the grunt using them is killed.

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* In ''{{Halo}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Halo|Combat Evolved}}'', where the Covenant energy weapons, which must be retrieved from slain opponents in most of the game, are often the only ones available. Since they run out of energy quickly and cannot be recharged by the Master Chief, and the player is only allowed to carry two at a time, much of the game is spent scavenging weapons off of the dead. Fuel rod guns also explode shortly after the grunt using them is killed.
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