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24th Sep '17 2:49:20 PM LukeLynch
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'''Reaper:''' Half a clip. You?\\

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'''Reaper:''' ''[shrug]'' Half a clip. You?\\
24th Sep '17 2:48:26 PM LukeLynch
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-->'''Sarge:''' How much do you have left?\\

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-->'''Sarge:''' How much do What you have got left?\\



'''Sarge:''' ''[patting his BFG]'' I've got one more round.

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'''Sarge:''' ''[patting his BFG]'' I've got got...one more round.
4th Sep '17 1:18:14 PM HawkbitAlpha
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This trope is named after the uncanny attempt at drama of giving the hero only a single chance to win the battle, i.e. one bullet left. You can be sure of it, you can count on it, you could bet money on it if anyone would actually take that bet. That shot is going to hit its target. It may have been actually suspenseful at some point, but by now [[DeadHorseTrope everyone has seen this one done and done again]].

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This trope is named after the uncanny attempt at drama of giving the hero only a single chance to win the battle, i.e. one bullet left. You can be sure of it, you can count on it, you could bet money on it if anyone would actually take that bet. That shot is going to hit its target. It may have been actually suspenseful at some point, but by now [[DeadHorseTrope [[DiscreditedTrope everyone has seen this one done and done again]].
4th Sep '17 1:17:09 PM HawkbitAlpha
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This trope is named after the uncanny attempt at drama of giving the hero only a single chance to win the battle, i.e. one bullet left. You can be sure of it, you can count on it, you could bet money on it if anyone would actually take that bet. That shot is going to hit its target. It may have been actually suspenseful at some point, but by now [[DiscreditedTrope everyone has seen this one done and done again]].

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This trope is named after the uncanny attempt at drama of giving the hero only a single chance to win the battle, i.e. one bullet left. You can be sure of it, you can count on it, you could bet money on it if anyone would actually take that bet. That shot is going to hit its target. It may have been actually suspenseful at some point, but by now [[DiscreditedTrope [[DeadHorseTrope everyone has seen this one done and done again]].
4th Sep '17 7:59:36 AM SeptimusHeap
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* ''[[VideoGame/{{Counter-Strike}} Counter-Strike: Source]]'' has the achievement "Magic Bullet" which involves killing an enemy with the last bullet you have loaded..

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* ''[[VideoGame/{{Counter-Strike}} ''[[VideoGame/CounterStrike Counter-Strike: Source]]'' has the achievement "Magic Bullet" which involves killing an enemy with the last bullet you have loaded..
31st Aug '17 2:06:28 PM HalcyonDayz
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* ''Manga/{{Trigun}}'': Vash has used up five of his six shots to make a giant projectile veer off course from a group of incapacitated civilians. Vash ejects the empty cartidges (even saying "Only one bullet left, doc."), spins the barrel, locks it without looking, and shoots - he picked the right chamber. Somewhat {{justified|Trope}} in that [[spoiler: Vash isn't really human and may or may not have psychic powers]].

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* ''Manga/{{Trigun}}'': Vash has used up five of his six shots to make a giant projectile veer off course from a group of incapacitated civilians. Vash ejects the empty cartidges cartridges (even saying "Only one bullet left, doc."), spins the barrel, locks it without looking, and shoots - he picked the right chamber. Somewhat {{justified|Trope}} in that [[spoiler: Vash isn't really human and may or may not have psychic powers]].



** Zer0's "0ne Sh0t 0ne Kill" skill inverts this: the ''first'' bullet fired from a full magazine gets a big damage bonus.

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** Zer0's [=Zer0=]'s "0ne Sh0t 0ne Kill" skill inverts this: the ''first'' bullet fired from a full magazine gets a big damage bonus.
25th Aug '17 7:17:38 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* In ''LightNovel/{{Gosick}}'', Victorique, of all people, ends up with a single bullet left in a gun; though she needs it not to kill someone, but to [[spoiler:disable the bomb her train is heading towards]]. Halfway-subverted, though, because both she and Kujo have more than enough GenreSavvy to know that there's absolutely no chance of the shot missing. In fact, she may have [[InvokedTrope wasted the rest of the bullets on purpose]]...

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* In ''LightNovel/{{Gosick}}'', Victorique, of all people, ends up with a single bullet left in a gun; though she needs it not to kill someone, but to [[spoiler:disable the bomb her train is heading towards]]. Halfway-subverted, though, because both she and Kujo have more than enough GenreSavvy to know that there's absolutely no chance of the shot missing. In fact, she may have [[InvokedTrope wasted the rest of the bullets on purpose]]...



* The recent {{NERFBrand Nerf}} guns tend to come with 'secret storage' for one more dart, either below the barrel or up the pistol grip. [[GenreSavvy It's usually not one of the features on the box art.]]

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* The recent {{NERFBrand Nerf}} guns tend to come with 'secret storage' for one more dart, either below the barrel or up the pistol grip. [[GenreSavvy It's usually not one of the features on the box art.]]
9th Jul '17 4:03:10 PM nombretomado
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* An Australian movie ''The Last Bullet'' (1995) is about the SoleSurvivor of an Australian unit in WorldWarII versus the Japanese ColdSniper who killed the others, each down to only one round.

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* An Australian movie ''The Last Bullet'' (1995) is about the SoleSurvivor of an Australian unit in WorldWarII UsefulNotes/WorldWarII versus the Japanese ColdSniper who killed the others, each down to only one round.
7th Jun '17 7:20:16 PM Linda58
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* Doubled in the final battle in ''Film/BattleLosAngeles''. The final shot in the artillery barrage is coming into to destroy [[spoiler:the AttackDrone command center]], an alien ship is moving to intercept it, and Tech Sergeant Santos has a one shot [=AT4=] to try and destroy ''it''. [[spoiler:She shoots it down, and the artillery shell destroys the commander center]].
6th Jun '17 2:49:06 PM Linda58
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:: Once Sarge misses his only shot, Reaper misses most of his clip, and then [[HonorBeforeReason fires his last round into the ceiling]] before going hand-to-hand with him.

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:: ** Once Sarge misses his only shot, Reaper misses most of his clip, and then [[HonorBeforeReason fires his last round into the ceiling]] before going [[GoodOldFisticuffs hand-to-hand with him.him]].


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* In ''Film/{{Dredd}}'': Dredd, when cornered by [[spoiler:corrupt Judges]] and out of standard ammo, takes a desperation shot with his last remaining round: a [[StuffBlowingUp Hi-Ex]]. The victim's [[YourHeadAsplode head explodes]], making sure he won't be a problem. Unfortunately, this also clues in the last one that his gun is now empty.
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