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20th Jan '16 12:32:19 PM MasamiPhoenix
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* In WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirBender, the malevolent spirit Koh has the ability to steal your face, but only if he looks at you while you express any form of emotion. Aang barely survives his encounter, because Koh was looking away when Aang gets excited by a revelation. Koh desperately turns to face him, but by the time he does, Aang is back to his blank face, and blandly tells him [[CrowningMomentOfFunny "I have to go now."]]
20th Jan '16 12:29:46 PM MasamiPhoenix
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Removed this example, as it wasn't his eyes that was important, but the fact that his face was uncovered meant he could move his facial muscles and bend that way
* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', the Fire Nation troops that conquer Omashu restrain master Earthbender King Bumi by keeping him suspended in mid-air in a metal casket. This wasn't enough, since Bumi is able to bend earth as long as he can see it, and the metal casket left his face exposed. When the solar eclipse (during which firebenders are depowered) occurs, Bumi promptly levitates some rocks to free himself and [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome singlehandedly takes back Omashu]].
20th Oct '15 1:18:57 PM R1ck
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[[{{Metaphorgotten}} Wait, what?]]
20th Aug '15 8:35:32 PM NESBoy
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* {{Averted}} in ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'': when Shirou tries to charge at Rider (who has taken off her [[PowerLimiter blindfold]]) with his eyes closed, she [[TakenForGranite petrifies]] him anyway.
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* {{Averted}} {{Averted|Trope}} in ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'': when Shirou tries to charge at Rider (who has taken off her [[PowerLimiter blindfold]]) with his eyes closed, she [[TakenForGranite petrifies]] him anyway.

* In ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXI'', there are several types of attacks that require line of sight between target and caster, called "Gaze Attacks". Interestingly, they do not require literal "eye contact"; when monsters use the attacks on players, they will 99% of the time be facing the player because of the way the hate mechanic works. However, [[MegaManning Blue Mages]] can use the attacks and still face any direction; as long as the monster is looking at YOU, the spell will land.
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* In ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXI'', there are several types of attacks that require line of sight between target and caster, called "Gaze Attacks". Interestingly, they do not require literal "eye contact"; when monsters use the attacks on players, they will 99% of the time be facing the player because of the way the hate mechanic works. However, [[MegaManning [[PowerCopying Blue Mages]] can use the attacks and still face any direction; as long as the monster is looking at YOU, the spell will land.
31st Jul '15 10:19:14 PM triton
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* In the [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Perseus myth]], Perseus looked at the Gorgon through a mirror/his shield so he didn't get killed by looking directly at it... [[ContinuitySnarl sometimes]]. Other times, [[MirrorsReflectEverything even the reflection of her image]] was lethal, so Perseus instead [[HoistByHisOwnPetard reflected it back at her.]]
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* In the [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Perseus myth]], Perseus looked at the Gorgon through a mirror/his shield so he didn't get killed by looking directly at it... [[ContinuitySnarl sometimes]]. Other times, [[MirrorsReflectEverything even the reflection of her image]] was lethal, so Perseus instead [[HoistByHisOwnPetard reflected it back at her.]]it.
17th Jul '15 9:54:30 AM Antigone3
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* The TabletopGame/HeroSystem Limitation "Eye Contact Required" will turn any Mental power into one of these.
7th Jul '15 6:39:48 PM Eddy1215
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* In one episode of the Disney animated series ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'', the title character fights Medusa with a shiny bronze shield which reflects her image so he can see her without turning to stone. [[labelnote:*]] Which is straight out of Greek mythology, except that it was the hero Perseus who killed Medusa that way.[[/labelnote]] And when she turns good Aphrodite gives her a pair of sunglasses that allow her to look people in the eyes without mineralizing them. * In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', the Fire Nation troops that conquer Omashu restrain master Earthbender King Bumi by keeping him suspended in mid-air in a metal casket. This wasn't enough, since Bumi is able to bend earth as long as he can see it, and the metal casket left his face exposed. When the solar eclipse (during which firebenders are depowered) occurs, Bumi promptly levitates some rocks to free himself and singlehandedly takes back Omashu.
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* In one episode of the Disney animated series ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'', the title character fights Medusa with a shiny bronze shield which reflects her image so he can see her without turning to stone. [[labelnote:*]] [[labelnote:note]] Which is straight out of Greek mythology, except that it was the hero Perseus who killed Medusa that way.[[/labelnote]] And when she turns good Aphrodite gives her a pair of sunglasses that allow her to look people in the eyes without mineralizing them. * In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', the Fire Nation troops that conquer Omashu restrain master Earthbender King Bumi by keeping him suspended in mid-air in a metal casket. This wasn't enough, since Bumi is able to bend earth as long as he can see it, and the metal casket left his face exposed. When the solar eclipse (during which firebenders are depowered) occurs, Bumi promptly levitates some rocks to free himself and [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome singlehandedly takes back Omashu.Omashu]]. * One episode of ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'' features Jackie and the others encountering a chi-sucking vampire who drains its victims of their chi through their eyes. Jade saved Jackie from the vampire by startling it and breaking its eye contact with him.
12th Jun '15 9:38:49 AM Willbyr
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* The Navigators of ''Warhammer40K'' develop a ThirdEye that lets them see the Warp. Anyone catching its gaze dies instantly and horribly, so they always wear blindfolds that do little to improve their UncannyValley appearance.
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* The Navigators of ''Warhammer40K'' develop ''''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'''' are mutants with a ThirdEye that lets them see the Warp. Anyone catching its gaze dies instantly and horribly, so they always wear blindfolds that do little to improve their UncannyValley appearance.
4th May '15 10:22:04 AM nombretomado
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* In the [[ClassicalMythology Perseus myth]], Perseus looked at the Gorgon through a mirror/his shield so he didn't get killed by looking directly at it... [[ContinuitySnarl sometimes]]. Other times, [[MirrorsReflectEverything even the reflection of her image]] was lethal, so Perseus instead [[HoistByHisOwnPetard reflected it back at her.]]
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* In the [[ClassicalMythology [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Perseus myth]], Perseus looked at the Gorgon through a mirror/his shield so he didn't get killed by looking directly at it... [[ContinuitySnarl sometimes]]. Other times, [[MirrorsReflectEverything even the reflection of her image]] was lethal, so Perseus instead [[HoistByHisOwnPetard reflected it back at her.]]
4th Mar '15 2:44:01 PM Gowan
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* In ''Literature/DragonBones'' there is a basilisk. It hypnotizes its victims, and then eats them - it is pointed out that it would be illogical for an animal to turn its prey into stone.
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