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25th Jul '16 11:05:11 PM darksoul4242
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** Louise's aligned element is named "Void" and she uses it to blow things up. It also covers some AntiMagic, which fits the "Void" theme better, and illusion magic, which doesn't.
** Another void mage [[spoiler: Tiffania]] has a spell that can wipe out short term memory.

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** Louise's aligned element is named "Void" and she uses it to blow things up.up (this is mainly because she did not master her powers properly, but it is hinted in the novels that she really does sub-atomic manipulation, hence the explosions). It also covers some AntiMagic, which fits the "Void" theme better, and illusion magic, which doesn't.
** Another void mage [[spoiler: Tiffania]] has a an oblivion spell that can wipe out short term memory.memory.
** Yet another one [[spoiler: the King of Gallia]] has the power to accelerate.
** The last one [[spoiler: the Pope]] has the power to open dimension doors.
21st Jul '16 1:11:39 PM DYnoJackal19
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* Void is one of the three types of Light in ''VideoGame/Destiny''. The subclasses built around it are Voidwalker(Warlock), Defender(Titans), and Nightstalker(Hunter).

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* Void is one of the three types of Light in ''VideoGame/Destiny''.Destiny. The subclasses built around it are Voidwalker(Warlock), Defender(Titans), and Nightstalker(Hunter).
21st Jul '16 1:07:05 PM DYnoJackal19
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* Void is one of the three types of Light in ''VideoGame/Destiny''. The subclasses built around it are Voidwalker(Warlock), Defender(Titans), and Nightstalker(Hunter).
9th Jul '16 11:30:35 AM nombretomado
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* In the ''[[Franchise/{{Bionicle}} Mata Nui On-Line Game]]'', [[BigBad the Makuta]] makes himself out to be affiliated with "the Void", and being the [[AnthropomorphicPersonification embodiment of the power of destruction]]. This was all that was known about him for a while, but later story material revealed he had just been bluffing. Though this wasn't a complete lie, as his [[CastingAShadow power is Shadow]], which ''is'' seen as the absence of light, he ''did'' turn himself into a giant sucking vortex at one point, and he ''does'' greatly enjoy destruction.

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* In the ''[[Franchise/{{Bionicle}} ''[[VideoGame/{{Bionicle}} Mata Nui On-Line Game]]'', [[BigBad the Makuta]] makes himself out to be affiliated with "the Void", and being the [[AnthropomorphicPersonification embodiment of the power of destruction]]. This was all that was known about him for a while, but later story material revealed he had just been bluffing. Though this wasn't a complete lie, as his [[CastingAShadow power is Shadow]], which ''is'' seen as the absence of light, he ''did'' turn himself into a giant sucking vortex at one point, and he ''does'' greatly enjoy destruction.
18th Jun '16 11:50:09 PM nombretomado
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* ''LegendOfTheFiveRings'': Void is the fifth "Ring", as well as [[InfinityPlusOneElement the most powerful]], but amusingly, it's not this trope (it's really more like "spirit," or what have you). Instead, we have [[EldritchAbomination The Lying Darkness]], which empowers assorted ninja and the like in their efforts to steal the names and identities of good guys and bad guys alike. The only way to destroy it was to ''name it'' via a ritual - once it had a name of its own, it could no longer ''be'' the Lying Darkness, since it now had a truth attached to it.
* ''MagicTheGathering''

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* ''LegendOfTheFiveRings'': ''TabletopGame/LegendOfTheFiveRings'': Void is the fifth "Ring", as well as [[InfinityPlusOneElement the most powerful]], but amusingly, it's not this trope (it's really more like "spirit," or what have you). Instead, we have [[EldritchAbomination The Lying Darkness]], which empowers assorted ninja and the like in their efforts to steal the names and identities of good guys and bad guys alike. The only way to destroy it was to ''name it'' via a ritual - once it had a name of its own, it could no longer ''be'' the Lying Darkness, since it now had a truth attached to it.
* ''MagicTheGathering''''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering''



* TabletopGame/YuGiOh TCG: Several monsters' effects that simply remove cards from the field evoke this, such as [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Caius Caius the Shadow Monarch,]] which removes a card from the game (and all similar variations of this effect), and [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Steelswarm_Girastag Steelswarm Girastag,]] which sends a card to the grave. Both cards evade effects that protect cards from destruction, which is considered very powerful in the game.

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* TabletopGame/YuGiOh TCG: ''TabletopGame/YuGiOh TCG'': Several monsters' effects that simply remove cards from the field evoke this, such as [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Caius Caius the Shadow Monarch,]] which removes a card from the game (and all similar variations of this effect), and [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Steelswarm_Girastag Steelswarm Girastag,]] which sends a card to the grave. Both cards evade effects that protect cards from destruction, which is considered very powerful in the game.
25th May '16 7:23:13 PM Willbyr
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* In ''GashBell'', the [[{{Mons}} demon]]; [[MeaningfulName Clear Note]] is the villain of the last story arc of the manga. He uses this trope for his spell theme "annihilation". He is a PersonOfMassDestruction, whose declared goal is to [[OmnicidalManiac kill every single demon]] (himself too eventually) and obliterate the demon world. He does not "come from the void" in any sense, though, and his will to destroy comes from [[spoiler:him being controlled by his own spell]].

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* In ''GashBell'', ''Manga/ZatchBell'', the [[{{Mons}} demon]]; [[MeaningfulName Clear Note]] is the villain of the last story arc of the manga. He uses this trope for his spell theme "annihilation". He is a PersonOfMassDestruction, whose declared goal is to [[OmnicidalManiac kill every single demon]] (himself too eventually) and obliterate the demon world. He does not "come from the void" in any sense, though, and his will to destroy comes from [[spoiler:him being controlled by his own spell]].
8th May '16 11:36:22 AM ReaderAt2046
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* The Dark And Omnipotent Antithesis in ''[[FanFic/RainbowDoubleDashsLunaverse Crisis On Two Equestrias]]''. Both Trixies note that technically she doesn't cast spells, she tears spell-shaped holes in the universe and magic rushes in to fill them. She can also tear open an hole and hold it open, creating anti-magic pockets where no spellcasting is possible.
30th Apr '16 3:54:26 PM WillKeaton
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* It's often thought the Universe [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ex_nihilo#Modern_physics was born]] from a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_fluctuation Quantum fluctuation]] in the Void[[note]]In quantum mechanics, there's no such thing as a vacuum being it filled with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_particle particles appearing and disappearing]][[/note]].

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* It's often thought the Universe [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ex_nihilo#Modern_physics was born]] from a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_fluctuation Quantum fluctuation]] in the Void[[note]]In Void.[[note]]In quantum mechanics, there's no such thing as a vacuum vacuum, being it filled with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_particle particles appearing and disappearing]][[/note]].disappearing.]][[/note]]
30th Apr '16 3:53:35 PM WillKeaton
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* Webcomic/{{Homestuck}} takes place in an RPGMechanicsVerse where Void is one of the known elements, "the essence of lack or nothingness." Void is specifically an Aspect of destruction or obfuscation of knowledge and seems tied to [[PlaceBeyondTime the Furthest Ring]]. Heroes of the Void are also expected to [[{{Koan}} embrace nothingness to become something]]. The Heroes of the Void seen so far all have used (or will use) their powers for passive PsychicBlockDefense against scrying and omniscience. One Void player was turned into a blank slate with no interests, giving him the potential to be a RenaissanceMan. Unfortunately, his abilities (plus some encouragement from Meulin encouraging his StepfordSmiler nature) ended up driving him insane. The last of the three may be channeling it in her [[PortalDoor Fenestrated Portals]], which seem to cut through the timeless void outside the universe. Furthermore, her class as a Rogue allows her to steal an object's nonexistence, essentially [[RealityWarper giving her the ability to conjure objects from nothing]].

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* Webcomic/{{Homestuck}} ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' takes place in an RPGMechanicsVerse where Void is one of the known elements, "the essence of lack or nothingness." Void is specifically an Aspect of destruction or obfuscation of knowledge and seems tied to [[PlaceBeyondTime the Furthest Ring]]. Heroes of the Void are also expected to [[{{Koan}} embrace nothingness to become something]]. The Heroes of the Void seen so far all have used (or will use) their powers for passive PsychicBlockDefense against scrying and omniscience. One Void player was turned into a blank slate with no interests, giving him the potential to be a RenaissanceMan. Unfortunately, his abilities (plus some encouragement from Meulin encouraging his StepfordSmiler nature) ended up driving him insane. The last of the three may be channeling it in her [[PortalDoor Fenestrated Portals]], which seem to cut through the timeless void outside the universe. Furthermore, her class as a Rogue allows her to steal an object's nonexistence, essentially [[RealityWarper giving her the ability to conjure objects from nothing]].



** Minmax, after finding a sword that replicates any inorganic substance it touches, [[http://www.goblinscomic.org/02072012/ caused it to replicate one of these oblivion zones]]. It can no longer change, but it can cut through anything, and nothing other than him can affect it-- to the point that when he drops it, it hovers in midair, impervious to gravity, until he decides to draw it, at which point a portal forms allowing him to grab it no matter how far away it is. (He named the sword Oblivious. Apparently, it's powered by [[AchievementsInIgnorance his inability to understand that it shouldn't be capable of existing]].)

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** Minmax, after finding a sword that replicates any inorganic substance it touches, [[http://www.goblinscomic.org/02072012/ caused it to replicate one of these oblivion zones]]. zones.]] It can no longer change, but it can cut through anything, and nothing other than him can affect it-- to the point that when he drops it, it hovers in midair, impervious to gravity, until he decides to draw it, at which point a portal forms allowing him to grab it no matter how far away it is. (He named the sword Oblivious. Apparently, it's powered by [[AchievementsInIgnorance his inability to understand that it shouldn't be capable of existing]].)
30th Apr '16 3:51:57 PM WillKeaton
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* All Void Kitsune in "[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/4730390/1/ Naruto Genkyouien]] use this. It can be used for erasing things from existence, creating objects and teleporting. As of the more recent chapters, it can also erase concepts such as harm from living beings.

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* All Void Kitsune in "[[https://www.''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/4730390/1/ Naruto Genkyouien]] Genkyouien]]'' use this. It can be used for erasing things from existence, creating objects and teleporting. As of the more recent chapters, it can also erase concepts such as harm from living beings.
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