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12th Feb '17 5:12:36 AM Getta
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Compare CollisionDamage for another meaning of "harmful to touch".
4th Feb '17 6:38:59 PM Luigifan
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* In the Star Comics version of ''Franchise/MastersOfTheUniverse'' only He-Man/Prince Adam could touch the Power Sword it would deliver a painful magical blast to any other living being -including He-Man's fellow heroes. Inorganic beings such as the Horde Troopers were unaffected though. It should be noted, however, that this along with pretty much all of the Star Comics falls under CanonDiscontinuity.

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* In the Star Comics version of ''Franchise/MastersOfTheUniverse'' ''Franchise/MastersOfTheUniverse'', only He-Man/Prince Adam could touch the Power Sword Sword, as it would deliver a painful magical blast to any other living being -including -- including He-Man's fellow heroes. Inorganic beings such as the Horde Troopers were unaffected unaffected, though. It should be noted, however, that this this, along with pretty much all of the Star Comics Comics. falls under CanonDiscontinuity.



* In ''Series/BabylonFive'' a researcher who touched the surface of a Shadow vessel was described as having died instantly as if the life had just been sucked out of him.

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* In ''Series/BabylonFive'' ''Series/BabylonFive'', a researcher who touched the surface of a Shadow vessel was described as having died instantly as if the life had just been sucked out of him.
24th Aug '16 9:32:01 PM nombretomado
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* In ''TheBlackCompany'', a man tries to pick up SealedEvilInACan by hand and the sheer evil of it gives him a 3rd degree burn that won't heal.

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* In ''TheBlackCompany'', ''Literature/TheBlackCompany'', a man tries to pick up SealedEvilInACan by hand and the sheer evil of it gives him a 3rd degree burn that won't heal.
30th May '16 4:43:46 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* The [[AgonyBeam Agiels]] in ''TheSwordOfTruth'' series automatically cause pain to whoever touches them, including the wielder. The degree of pain, and whether they cause physical injury, can be adjusted.

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* The [[AgonyBeam Agiels]] in ''TheSwordOfTruth'' ''Literature/TheSwordOfTruth'' series automatically cause pain to whoever touches them, including the wielder. The degree of pain, and whether they cause physical injury, can be adjusted.
31st Dec '15 1:09:58 AM jormis29
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* The Ark of the Covenant is said in Literature/TheBible to smite anyone who touches it without specific ecclesiastical consent. This apparently applies also to anyone [[Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk looking inside]].

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* The Ark of the Covenant TheArkOfTheCovenant is said in Literature/TheBible to smite anyone who touches it without specific ecclesiastical consent. This apparently applies also to anyone [[Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk looking inside]].
20th Dec '15 4:12:38 PM nombretomado
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* [[TheSilmarillion Silmarils]] will burn anyone who takes them that is not good enough to hold them.

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* [[TheSilmarillion [[Literature/TheSilmarillion Silmarils]] will burn anyone who takes them that is not good enough to hold them.
18th Sep '15 7:23:26 PM Specialist290
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* In the ''Literature/{{Lensman}}'' series, a Lens is this when not in contact with its owner. We see a few cases where someone other than the owner handles a Lens (usually another Lensman), but it's always with insulated forceps, gloves, and containers.

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* In the ''Literature/{{Lensman}}'' series, a Lens is this when not in contact with will instantly kill whoever touches it if that person isn't its owner. We see a few cases where someone other than the owner handles a Lens (usually another Lensman), but it's always with insulated forceps, gloves, and containers.
18th Aug '15 7:21:53 AM Prfnoff
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* In ''TimeBandits'' Kevin warns his parents not to touch a piece of Evil that the dwarves didn't dispose of. They (as usual) don't listen to him. Boom.

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* In ''TimeBandits'' ''Film/TimeBandits'', Kevin warns his parents not to touch a piece of Evil that the dwarves didn't dispose of. They (as usual) don't listen to him. Boom.



* The {{Phlebotinum}} in ''MysteryTeam.''

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* The {{Phlebotinum}} in ''MysteryTeam.''Film/MysteryTeam.''



** A version of this mechanic also shows up in VideoGame/{{Nethack}}

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** A version of this mechanic also shows up in VideoGame/{{Nethack}}''VideoGame/NetHack''.



* In ''VideoGame/LaMulana'', the Crystal Skull will hurt you if you touch it without having the Talisman of La-Mulana.

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* In ''VideoGame/LaMulana'', the Crystal Skull CrystalSkull will hurt you if you touch it without having the Talisman of La-Mulana.
16th Mar '15 11:53:52 PM Whyzard
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* In ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' the infinity stone has a tendency to quickly damage and then kill those who attempt to wield it without proper precautions. Luckily carrying cases that can contain it seem to be pretty easy to procure.



* In ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' the infinity stone has a tendency to quickly damage and then kill those who attempt to wield it without proper precautions. Luckily carrying cases that can contain it seem to be pretty easy to procure.

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* In ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' the infinity stone has a tendency to quickly damage and then kill those who attempt to wield it without proper precautions. Luckily carrying cases that can contain it seem to be pretty easy to procure.

24th Jan '15 7:29:45 AM Whiskyjack
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* In ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' the infinity stone has a tendency to quickly damage and then kill those who attempt to wield it without proper precautions. Luckily carrying cases that can contain it seem to be pretty easy to procure.
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