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1st Dec '16 1:39:22 AM jormis29
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* ''ComicBook/TheMightyThor's'' Hammer Mjolnir (carried over from Myth/NorseMythology).

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* ''ComicBook/TheMightyThor's'' Hammer Mjolnir {{Mjolnir}} (carried over from Myth/NorseMythology).



*** Thor's hammer, Mjolnir

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*** Thor's hammer, Mjolnir{{Mjolnir}}
26th Nov '16 6:42:58 PM Pichu-kun
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* Asuma's cigs and trench knives in ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''. [[spoiler:So much so that Shikamaru's salvages them and gives them a significant part in his plan to take revenge after Asuma's death.]]

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* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'':
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Asuma's cigs and trench knives in ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''.knives. [[spoiler:So much so that Shikamaru's salvages them and gives them a significant part in his plan to take revenge after Asuma's death.]]]]
** The ninja headband is probably the most iconic item in the franchise Sasuke's headband is especially notable due to it being slashed partway through Part I.



* Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog

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* Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'':


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** Though his redesign is overall [[BrokenBase polarizing]], Sonic's scarf in ''WesternAnimation/SonicBoom'' has become this.
31st Oct '16 6:44:40 AM TheBigBopper
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* Guts from ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' actually has three of these, his {{BFS}} The Dragonslayer, his mechanical hand and his Berserker armour, all of which are one-of-a-kind items that match his personality.

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* Guts from ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' actually has three one-of-a-kind items, any one of these, which would identify him to somebody who had only heard about him. The single most famous is his {{BFS}} The Dragonslayer made by the blacksmith Godo, which is so huge and heavy that only someone of his superhuman strength could wield it effectively. The second, which was actually presented to him shortly ''before'' the Dragonslayer, his mechanical is a prosthetic iron hand and his equipped with an ArmCannon which replaces the one he lost in the Eclipse. The third is the Berserker armour, all of Armor, a cursed armor made by dwarves which are one-of-a-kind items that match lets him unleash the fighting frenzy of his personality.inner beast at great cost to his body and his sanity.
23rd Oct '16 12:58:35 PM sampacm
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* All Servants in ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' have at least one Noble Phantasm, a weapon or item exclusive to themselves as a heroic spirit. Examples include Lancer's Gae Bolg and Caster's Rule Breaker.



* ''VisualNovel/ZeroEscape'':
** Luna ([[ReplacementGoldfish and]] [[spoiler:Diana, the human she was created to mimic]]) wears an [[AnimalMotifs appropriately symbolic]] cage necklace. In a promo image for the third game, [[spoiler:Diana]]'s face is actually hidden for dramatic effect- so the necklace is the only indication of her identity.
** Akane's doll, which played a pivotal role in her backstory and symbolizes her ([[BeneathTheMask otherwise hidden]]) humanity. Even in the second game- when the doll doesn't even appear- it's still highly relevant to the plot, being part of a computer password that the protagonists must find.
** Clover's axe- even though it isn't technically ''her'' axe, and only appears in one of many possible endings. That ending terrified the fans so much that axes and Clover became synonymous to them.
* ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'':
** Rena's NiceHat, which is used at least once to signify [[spoiler:[[SignatureItemClue that she's dead]]]]. Her cleaver also counts.
** Mion has her taser that she's never shown using. It was removed in the remakes but appears in adaptations.
** Both Keiichi and Satoshi are heavily associated with baseball bats. Satoshi was into baseball but is associated with bats because [[spoiler:he beat his abusive aunt to death with it]]. Keiichi is associated with bats (specifically Satoshi's hand-me-down bat) for similar reasons.


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* The Creator/KeyVisualArts novel ''Visualovel/{{AIR}}'' has Kano Kirishima with her yellow ribbon, which she keeps tied on her right wrist at all times, on the belief that it will someday grant her magical powers. And Minagi Tohno with rice tickets, which she carries with her by the dozen, and likes handing them to Yukito.
** Both girls appear as playable characters in ''VideoGame/EternalFighterZero'': Kano actually has two iconic items: her yellow ribbon, and her [[WeaponOfChoice signature weapon]], a MagicStaff to go along [[BlackMagicianGirl her ability to cast]] [[FireIceLightning elemental magic]]; And Minagi is capable of using her rice tickets as weapons.
** Speaking of ''Eternal Fighter Zero'', there's also the weapons used by other characters. Examples include: Mizuka's bookbag and cello, Rumi Nanase's wooden sword, Ayu's winged backpack, Sayuri's MagicalGirl wand, among others.
* All Servants in ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' have at least one Noble Phantasm, a weapon or item exclusive to themselves as a heroic spirit. Examples include Lancer's Gae Bolg and Caster's Rule Breaker.
* ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'':
** Rena's NiceHat, which is used at least once to signify [[spoiler:[[SignatureItemClue that she's dead]]]]. Her cleaver also counts.
** Mion has her taser that she's never shown using. It was removed in the remakes but appears in adaptations.
** Both Keiichi and Satoshi are heavily associated with baseball bats. Satoshi was into baseball but is associated with bats because [[spoiler:he beat his abusive aunt to death with it]]. Keiichi is associated with bats (specifically Satoshi's hand-me-down bat) for similar reasons.
* ''VisualNovel/ZeroEscape'':
** Luna ([[ReplacementGoldfish and]] [[spoiler:Diana, the human she was created to mimic]]) wears an [[AnimalMotifs appropriately symbolic]] cage necklace. In a promo image for the third game, [[spoiler:Diana]]'s face is actually hidden for dramatic effect- so the necklace is the only indication of her identity.
** Akane's doll, which played a pivotal role in her backstory and symbolizes her ([[BeneathTheMask otherwise hidden]]) humanity. Even in the second game- when the doll doesn't even appear- it's still highly relevant to the plot, being part of a computer password that the protagonists must find.
** Clover's axe- even though it isn't technically ''her'' axe, and only appears in one of many possible endings. That ending terrified the fans so much that axes and Clover became synonymous to them.
20th Oct '16 4:51:03 PM WaxingName
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* ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'': Will A. Zeppeli's top hat, Jotaro's student cap, Josuke's pompadour (technically not an item but he still considers it to be a strong part of his identity, and a BerserkButton if mocked), Gyro's steel balls, Johnny's horseshoe jockey cap. [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters The list could go on forever]], but these are just a few of the big ones.

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* ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'': ''Franchise/JoJosBizarreAdventure'': Will A. Zeppeli's top hat, Jotaro's student cap, Josuke's pompadour (technically not an item but he still considers it to be a strong part of his identity, and a BerserkButton if mocked), Gyro's steel balls, Johnny's horseshoe jockey cap. [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters The list could go on forever]], but these are just a few of the big ones.
5th Oct '16 3:14:48 PM Eddy1215
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* In any version of ''Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'', there's Leonardo's katana, Raphael's sais, Donatello's bo staff, Michelangelo's numbchucks, and of course, Shredder's helmet and gauntlet(s).
29th Sep '16 2:02:57 AM Halcyon1979
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* UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill with cigars as well. Also his Bowler hat.

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* UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill with cigars as well. Also his Bowler hat.Homburg.
16th Sep '16 6:08:26 PM butts
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** Rick's Revolver

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** Rick's RevolverRevolver (A Colt Python, a distinctive gun in real life too)
12th Sep '16 12:31:44 AM TheDarkFather
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* WebAnimation/ADayWithBowserJr: This series subverts the trope in that Bowser Jr doesn't wear his famous bib anymore - he rather hangs it on his door now.
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25th Aug '16 6:36:15 AM StFan
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* It's not really a ''Literature/BlackCompany'' book until One-Eye's hat has been brought up. The Annals serve as this for the entire Company.

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* It's not really a ''Literature/BlackCompany'' ''Literature/TheBlackCompany'' book until One-Eye's hat has been brought up. The Annals serve as this for the entire Company.
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