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1st Mar '16 6:23:26 PM MegaMarioMan
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* In the ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClank'' games, Ratchet can usually buy range upgrades for his auto-innate ability to draw in bolts.

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* In the ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClank'' ''Franchise/RatchetAndClank'' games, Ratchet can usually buy earn or find range upgrades for his auto-innate ability to draw in bolts.
27th Oct '15 6:59:07 PM HeraldAlberich
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* The ''VideoGame/MetroidPrime'' games have the charge beam draw in power ups while still charging.

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* The ''VideoGame/MetroidPrime'' games have In the ''VideoGame/MetroidPrimeTrilogy'', charging any of Samus's beam weapons draws in health and ammo refills while the charge beam draw in power ups while still charging.is held.



* The Hornet Chaser in ''VideoGame/MegaMan9'': A BeeBeeGun that can retrieve powerups even through walls.

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* ''Franchise/MegaMan'':
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The Hornet Chaser in ''VideoGame/MegaMan9'': A BeeBeeGun that can retrieve powerups even through walls.
30th Sep '15 3:54:03 PM nombretomado
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* {{Onimusha}} games have you hold a button to attract souls.

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* {{Onimusha}} ''VideoGame/{{Onimusha}}'' games have you hold a button to attract souls.
23rd Jul '15 5:45:34 PM nombretomado
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** The Vacuum Arm in ''MegamanLegends'' lets you collect Zenny from a distance.

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** The Vacuum Arm in ''MegamanLegends'' ''VideoGame/MegamanLegends'' lets you collect Zenny from a distance.
25th May '15 8:03:50 AM Diask
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* In ''VideoGame/GoBeryllium!'', quarks are attracted towards the beryllium atom when it's in a short distance.

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* In ''VideoGame/GoBeryllium!'', ''VideoGame/GoBeryllium'', quarks are attracted towards the beryllium atom when it's in a short distance.



* The "Treasure Magnet" ability in ''KingdomHearts''.
* In the ''RatchetAndClank'' games, Ratchet can usually buy range upgrades for his auto-innate ability to draw in bolts.
* Later {{Lego Adaptation Game}}s include the "Stud Magnet" ability.

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* The "Treasure Magnet" ability in ''KingdomHearts''.
''VideoGame/KingdomHearts''.
* In the ''RatchetAndClank'' ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClank'' games, Ratchet can usually buy range upgrades for his auto-innate ability to draw in bolts.
* Later {{Lego VideoGame/{{Lego Adaptation Game}}s include the "Stud Magnet" ability.



* One of the tarot cards in ''{{Painkiller}}'' makes souls to be magnetic powerups which fly towards the player when having short enough distance.

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* One of the tarot cards in ''{{Painkiller}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Painkiller}}'' makes souls to be magnetic powerups which fly towards the player when having short enough distance.




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* In ''VideoGame/ShovelKnight'', drinking an ichor of fortune makes Shovel Knight attract all treasure to himself for 60 seconds, even through walls.



* The Hornet Chaser in ''VideoGame/MegaMan 9'': A BeeBeeGun that can retrieve powerups even through walls.

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* The Hornet Chaser in ''VideoGame/MegaMan 9'': ''VideoGame/MegaMan9'': A BeeBeeGun that can retrieve powerups even through walls.



** Also, a power-up to the Mega Arm in the Game Boy ''Mega Man V'' lets it retrieve items in the same fashion.

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** Also, a power-up to the Mega Arm in the Game Boy ''Mega Man V'' ''VideoGame/MegaManV'' lets it retrieve items in the same fashion.
8th May '15 2:58:14 AM SeptimusHeap
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* Most {{Cave}} Shoot'em ups have powerups that are magnetic.
* Bubbles in ''BubbleTanks'' have magnetic properties towards the main tank and will home on player when close by. When all enemies are cleared in one area, every bubble in the area will be attracted to the player right away.

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* Most {{Cave}} VideoGame/{{Cave}} Shoot'em ups have powerups that are magnetic.
* Bubbles in ''BubbleTanks'' ''VideoGame/BubbleTanks'' have magnetic properties towards the main tank and will home on player when close by. When all enemies are cleared in one area, every bubble in the area will be attracted to the player right away.



* In ''GoBeryllium!'', quarks are attracted towards the beryllium atom when it's in a short distance.

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* In ''GoBeryllium!'', ''VideoGame/GoBeryllium!'', quarks are attracted towards the beryllium atom when it's in a short distance.



* In the ''SpyroTheDragon'' series, Spyro's dragonfly companion Sparx picks up nearby gems for him. Sparx disappears after Spyro takes damage three times, at which point Spyro must pick up the gems himself. In some games, an upgrade increases Sparx's reach, allowing him to pick up gems from farther away than before.
* In ''{{Crackdown}}'', any mini orbs gained, whether from defeating activities, winning races, or finding the large orbs, are attracted to the PC.

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* In the ''SpyroTheDragon'' ''VideoGame/SpyroTheDragon'' series, Spyro's dragonfly companion Sparx picks up nearby gems for him. Sparx disappears after Spyro takes damage three times, at which point Spyro must pick up the gems himself. In some games, an upgrade increases Sparx's reach, allowing him to pick up gems from farther away than before.
* In ''{{Crackdown}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Crackdown}}'', any mini orbs gained, whether from defeating activities, winning races, or finding the large orbs, are attracted to the PC.
23rd Dec '14 9:55:20 AM DragonQuestZ
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A SubTrope of ItemDropMechanic.
23rd Dec '14 9:54:29 AM DragonQuestZ
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* '''"Auto Gained":''' There is an ability or a powerup which helps to attract the items towards the player but requires no effort from player.
* '''"Manual":''' These are usually telekinesis-type and require to manually activate, and often target, the desired item to collect it from the distance.

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* '''"Auto Gained":''' There is an The player has to acquire ability or a powerup which helps does this, and might need to attract the items towards the player be equipped, but actual use requires no effort from player.
* '''"Manual":''' These are usually telekinesis-type and require the player to manually activate, and often target, the desired item to collect it from the distance.
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13th Sep '14 11:24:25 AM erforce
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* ''VideoGame/{{Maximo}}: Ghosts to Glory'': The Midas Shield attracts treasure from a distance, and can even be combined with throwing the shield.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Maximo}}: Ghosts to Glory'': ''VideoGame/MaximoGhostsToGlory'': The Midas Shield attracts treasure from a distance, and can even be combined with throwing the shield.
24th May '14 6:03:19 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* The Gravity Gun from ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life 2}}'', which can pull in objects and repel them, has this as one of its many uses.

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* The Gravity Gun from ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life 2}}'', ''VideoGame/HalfLife2'', which can pull in objects and repel them, has this as one of its many uses.
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