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12th Jun '17 11:33:21 AM jtierney50
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* All of the ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' films have the same examples as the literature entry below, but ''HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallowsPartTwo'' reveals that the statues [[ChekovsGun seen throughout the entire series]] in the entrance to Hogwarts could be bewitched to defend Hogwarts in time of need - and they do, coming to life to guard the main bridge into Hogwarts.
21st Mar '17 6:16:06 PM nombretomado
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* ''NightAtTheMuseum'' has the giant statues of Anubis that guard the pharaoh.

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* ''NightAtTheMuseum'' ''Film/NightAtTheMuseum'' has the giant statues of Anubis that guard the pharaoh.
4th Dec '16 12:47:33 PM nombretomado
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* In ''[[ConanTheBarbarian Conan the Buccaneer]]'' the shrine of [[EldritchAbomination Tsathoggua the Toad God]] contains a stone statue of the god, watching over the treasure. If someone step around the temple, the statue comes back to life (still remaining stone) and chase them.

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* In ''[[ConanTheBarbarian ''[[Literature/ConanTheBarbarian Conan the Buccaneer]]'' the shrine of [[EldritchAbomination Tsathoggua the Toad God]] contains a stone statue of the god, watching over the treasure. If someone step around the temple, the statue comes back to life (still remaining stone) and chase them.
19th Nov '16 6:42:32 AM Morgenthaler
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* The D'denir statues in ''{{Warbreaker}}'', which are really the Lifeless ultra-warriors known as Kalad's Phantoms.

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* The D'denir statues in ''{{Warbreaker}}'', ''Literature/{{Warbreaker}}'', which are really the Lifeless ultra-warriors known as Kalad's Phantoms.
23rd Oct '16 1:08:47 PM Eddy1215
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See also RockMonster, TakenForGranite, {{Golem}}, NobodyHereButUsStatues, and {{Macguffin Guardian}}.

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See also RockMonster, TakenForGranite, {{Golem}}, OurGargoylesRock, NobodyHereButUsStatues, and {{Macguffin Guardian}}.
MacGuffinGuardian.
31st Mar '16 1:24:23 PM DarkHunter
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* The first Chozo Statue in ''VideoGame/SuperMetroid'' seems inanimate until you take the powerup it holds and try to leave, at which point the exit seals and it attacks you. Also happens with another Chozo Statue in Lower Norfair.

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* The first Chozo Statue in ''VideoGame/SuperMetroid'' seems inanimate until you take the powerup it holds and try to leave, at which point the exit seals and it attacks you. Also happens with another Chozo Statue in Lower Norfair. In the ''MetroidPrime'' sub-series, it is recommended to never assume that Chozo Statues are merely decorative: they may be helpful or harmful, but rarely do they do nothing.
25th Mar '16 2:10:13 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* In ''Zork III'', the player must find a way past the Guardians of Zork, which are symmetrical statues lined up on either side of a long corridor that will attack and destroy anything that passes between them.

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* In ''Zork III'', the player must find a way past the Guardians of Zork, which are symmetrical statues lined up on either side of a long corridor that will attack and destroy anything that passes between them. Getting past is one of the most complicated puzzles in the game, involving mastery of a room-sized moving box with mirrors on the outside, taking advantage of the fact that the Guardians are completely symmetrical and cannot tell the difference between the Guardian opposite them and their own reflection. [[CuttingTheKnot Or you can just drink the invisibility potion]] [[AntiClimax and walk past them.]]
25th Mar '16 2:05:20 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* ''Literature/TheNeverendingStory'' has a pair of winged statues that will fire upon you if you get too close to them.

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* ''Literature/TheNeverendingStory'' has a pair of winged sphinx statues -actually real sphinxes, huge and powerful beings that almost never move- that will fire upon you if you get too close to them.them. Maybe. Or maybe not. It's completely random, which is part of what makes them terrifying. And what their eye beams actually do is bombard your mind with all the riddles in the world, paralysing you until you answer them all, which you'll never do before you crumble to dust.
7th Oct '15 3:02:59 PM StFan
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* ''{{Miracleman}}'': The doors to the room housing the kingqueen of the Qys is guarded by two guards whom Miracleman/Marvelman mistakes for statues, due to their immobility and size.

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* ''{{Miracleman}}'': ''ComicBook/{{Miracleman}}'': The doors to the room housing the kingqueen of the Qys is guarded by two guards whom Miracleman/Marvelman mistakes for statues, due to their immobility and size.
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4th Jul '15 10:36:44 AM nombretomado
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-->-- '''Kain''', ''{{Legacy Of Kain}}''

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-->-- '''Kain''', ''{{Legacy ''VideoGame/{{Legacy Of Kain}}''
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