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10th Nov '17 2:42:42 AM Dark_Lord_
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* Wights, the primary antagonists in ''Literature/MissPeregrinesHomeForPeculiarChildren'' have this as their defining feature. Because they hunt the titular Peculiar Children, said children always want to look into the eyes of someone they distrust to check wether they are a Wight or not. Unfortunately, with the recent invention of colored contact lenses, Wights can perfectly hide this abnormality, making them completely unrecognizable from ordinary humans.
3rd Sep '17 2:33:25 AM SeptimusHeap
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* ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'''s Comicbook/{{Storm}} has the "when using powers" version. Since in a few adaptions (the movies in particular) her powers require a lot of concentration, this trope fits. It's been theorized that her eyes might be forming a protective membrane against the elements.

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* ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'''s ''ComicBook/XMen'''s Comicbook/{{Storm}} has the "when using powers" version. Since in a few adaptions (the movies in particular) her powers require a lot of concentration, this trope fits. It's been theorized that her eyes might be forming a protective membrane against the elements.



* A partial example is Creator/HalleBerry's version of Storm in the ''Film/{{X-Men}}'' films. When channeling her power, her eyes go milky white (taken from the comics, when the artists remember). In the first film, this was done with contacts, but she complained, so in the sequels they added the effect digitally in post-production.

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* A partial example is Creator/HalleBerry's version of Storm in the ''Film/{{X-Men}}'' ''Film/XMen'' films. When channeling her power, her eyes go milky white (taken from the comics, when the artists remember). In the first film, this was done with contacts, but she complained, so in the sequels they added the effect digitally in post-production.
30th Aug '17 12:29:21 PM BeerBaron
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* In ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'', you can give your character prophet eyes in either one or both eyes. Yes, you can create your very own BlindWeaponmaster.

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* In ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'', you ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'':
** You
can give your character prophet eyes in either one or both eyes. Yes, you can create your very own BlindWeaponmaster.BlindWeaponmaster.
** Sheogorath, the [[OurGodsAreDifferent Daedric Prince]] of [[MadGod Madness]], has these. Past appearances gave him [[AnimalEyes Cat Eyes]] instead.
5th Jul '17 4:15:05 PM ebrown2112
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* As the picture suggests, Isaac Mendez, along with Usutu and [[spoiler:Matt]], in ''Series/{{Heroes}}''.

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* As the picture suggests, Isaac Mendez, along with Peter(who acquires Isaac's power through empathic mimicry), [[spoiler: Sylar (who acquires it by killing Isaac)]], Usutu and [[spoiler:Matt]], in ''Series/{{Heroes}}''.
5th Jul '17 9:27:49 AM Daefos
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** Members of the [[VoluntaryShapeshifting Changeling]] race also have completely white eyes (and hair, and skin...) in their true form. Presumably serves as a kind of baseline state, like a blank piece of paper before anything is drawn on it.
6th Jun '17 12:44:28 AM Anjael
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*''VideoGame/Dota2'''s Nerif the Oracle has these, but bright green.
13th May '17 8:25:18 PM AthenaBlue
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[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* The blind mouse in ''WesternAnimation/TheTaleOfDespereaux''.
* The incredibly aged rat Nicodemus and The Great Owl in ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNIMH''.

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[[folder:Films [[folder:Film -- Animation]]
* The blind mouse in ''WesternAnimation/TheTaleOfDespereaux''.
* The incredibly aged rat Nicodemus and The Great Owl in ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNIMH''.
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* The incredibly aged rat Nicodemus and The Great Owl in ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNIMH''.
* The blind mouse in ''WesternAnimation/TheTaleOfDespereaux''.



[[folder: Films -- Live-Action]]
* The emerald seer in ''Film/{{Krull}}'' (probably) has this. He rarely opens his eyes though, and his doppelganger has all black eyes.

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* The emerald seer in ''Film/{{Krull}}'' (probably) has this. He rarely opens Lon Chaney, Sr. claimed a number of techniques for portraying this form of blindness on screen. For short shots, he would simply roll his eyes though, and up into his doppelganger skull. For longer takes, he would either use a mixture of guncotton to form a film over his eyes, or he would spread a thin layer of egg-white over his eyes to obscure them.

* In ''Film/TheChroniclesOfRiddick'', the eponymous character
has all black silver/white eyes.



%%* The old hag in ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail'' has eyes like these.
* A partial example is Creator/HalleBerry's version of Storm in the ''Film/{{X-Men}}'' films. When channeling her power, her eyes go milky white (taken from the comics, when the artists remember). In the first film, this was done with contacts, but she complained, so in the sequels they added the effect digitally in post-production.
* Darryl Revok gets this in the psychic duel at the end of ''Film/{{Scanners}}''.



* Lon Chaney, Sr. claimed a number of techniques for portraying this form of blindness on screen. For short shots, he would simply roll his eyes up into his skull. For longer takes, he would either use a mixture of guncotton to form a film over his eyes, or he would spread a thin layer of egg-white over his eyes to obscure them.

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* Lon Chaney, Sr. claimed a number The MadeForTVMovie of techniques for portraying ''Discworld/GoingPostal'' has Moist's eyes do this form when he "receives a message from the Gods" about where to find the money he needs. [[spoiler:It's achieved in-universe through the use of blindness on screen. For short shots, he would simply roll his turtle egg shells.]]
* The [[Film/HarryPotter film]] version of ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire'' has [[spoiler:Viktor Krum]] having these
eyes up into when he points his skull. For longer takes, he would either use a mixture wand at Harry with the Lumos spell [[spoiler:during the Third Tournament of guncotton to form a film over the Tri-Wizard Cup]]. This, along with his eyes, or he would spread a thin layer of egg-white over his eyes action towards Harry, are early hints (both to obscure them.Harry and the audience) that [[spoiler:Krum [[BrainwashedAndCrazy wasn't himself]] during the tournament]].



* Blind Mag in ''Film/RepoTheGeneticOpera'' has high-tech camera-eyes of a strange color and pattern, that let her record and project images.

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* Blind Mag The aliens from ''Film/IComeInPeace'' have white eyes.
* The emerald seer
in ''Film/RepoTheGeneticOpera'' ''Film/{{Krull}}'' (probably) has high-tech camera-eyes of a strange color this. He rarely opens his eyes though, and pattern, that let her record and project images.his doppelganger has all black eyes.
%%* The old hag in ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail'' has eyes like these.
* There is an old seer with white eyes in ''Film/TheOthers'', although this is because she is presumably blind.



* The MadeForTVMovie of ''Discworld/GoingPostal'' has Moist's eyes do this when he "receives a message from the Gods" about where to find the money he needs. [[spoiler:It's achieved in-universe through the use of turtle egg shells.]]
* The [[Film/HarryPotter film]] version of ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire'' has [[spoiler:Viktor Krum]] having these eyes when he points his wand at Harry with the Lumos spell [[spoiler:during the Third Tournament of the Tri-Wizard Cup]]. This, along with his action towards Harry, are early hints (both to Harry and the audience) that [[spoiler:Krum [[BrainwashedAndCrazy wasn't himself]] during the tournament]].
* In ''Film/TheChroniclesOfRiddick'', the eponymous character has silver/white eyes.
* The aliens from ''Film/IComeInPeace'' have white eyes.
* There is an old seer with white eyes in ''Film/TheOthers'', although this is because she is presumably blind.

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* The MadeForTVMovie of ''Discworld/GoingPostal'' Blind Mag in ''Film/RepoTheGeneticOpera'' has Moist's eyes do high-tech camera-eyes of a strange color and pattern, that let her record and project images.
* Darryl Revok gets
this when he "receives a message from in the Gods" about where to find psychic duel at the money he needs. [[spoiler:It's achieved in-universe through the use end of turtle egg shells.]]
''Film/{{Scanners}}''.
* The [[Film/HarryPotter film]] A partial example is Creator/HalleBerry's version of ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire'' has [[spoiler:Viktor Krum]] having these Storm in the ''Film/{{X-Men}}'' films. When channeling her power, her eyes when he points his wand at Harry with the Lumos spell [[spoiler:during the Third Tournament of the Tri-Wizard Cup]]. This, along with his action towards Harry, are early hints (both to Harry and the audience) that [[spoiler:Krum [[BrainwashedAndCrazy wasn't himself]] during the tournament]].
* In ''Film/TheChroniclesOfRiddick'', the eponymous character has silver/white eyes.
* The aliens from ''Film/IComeInPeace'' have
go milky white eyes.
* There is an old seer
(taken from the comics, when the artists remember). In the first film, this was done with white eyes in ''Film/TheOthers'', although this is because contacts, but she is presumably blind.complained, so in the sequels they added the effect digitally in post-production.



-->"Why dost thou fear them?" he asked. "Dost thou fear the moon when it shines above thee?"
-->"No."
-->"Then be not afraid now, for I look on you with the sight of one who has seen the Lady in the splendour of her youth, and in mine eyes that vision is forever mirrored."

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-->"Why dost thou fear them?" he asked. "Dost thou fear the moon when it shines above thee?"
-->"No."
-->"Then
thee?"\\
"No."\\
"Then
be not afraid now, for I look on you with the sight of one who has seen the Lady in the splendour of her youth, and in mine eyes that vision is forever mirrored."



* In ''Series/BabylonFive'', after becoming the TropeNamer for TouchedByVorlons, Lyta's eyes had a tendency to do this when demonstrating her powers.
* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''
** Vampires started off with blank white eyes in their vampiric forms, as an homage to ''Evil Dead''. However, a combination of ExecutiveMeddling and concerns about making Angel [[BeautyEqualsGoodness look attractive]] even in his vamp form led to the design gradually becoming less demonic and more feral. [[MonsterOfTheWeek Monsters of the Week]] such as the Gentlemen, though, are still prone to having them.
** Whenever Willow makes intensive use of magic, her eyes turned [[BlackEyesOfEvil pitch-black]]. When she buffed up Buffy with magic to fight Adam, Buffy's eyes turned [[SupernaturalGoldEyes gold/yellow]]. In the series finale, [[spoiler:when using the scythe to activate all the potential slayers, her eyes (and hair) turned white, hinting she was using powerful white magic]].
** A blind assassin on ''Series/{{Angel}}'', as well as three children.
** Cordelia also has them while she's having a vision (or just using her new powers), after being changed into a half-demon. Before that, her eyes remained normal, but she felt [[BlessedWithSuck excruciating pain]] until the vision ended.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS36E5Oxygen "Oxygen"]], [[spoiler:the Doctor]] has eyes like this after being [[TemporaryBlindness temporarily blinded]]. [[spoiler:It turns out, however, that he's still blind after his eyes are restored to their normal appearance.]]
* Played somewhat straight by Chiana of ''Series/{{Farscape}}'' in Season 3 where [[spoiler:after possession by an energy rider she is able to have flashes of the future, followed by blindness of increasing severity as the series wore on. The ability changed in Season 4 from future flashes to time slowing down, resulting in permanent blindness]]. In the miniseries these were replaced with eyes that were probably bionic, which removed any prophetic abilities but gave her X-ray vision.



* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''
** Vampires started off with blank white eyes in their vampiric forms, as an homage to ''Evil Dead''. However, a combination of ExecutiveMeddling and concerns about making Angel [[BeautyEqualsGoodness look attractive]] even in his vamp form led to the design gradually becoming less demonic and more feral. [[MonsterOfTheWeek Monsters of the Week]] such as the Gentlemen, though, are still prone to having them.
** Whenever Willow makes intensive use of magic, her eyes turned [[BlackEyesOfEvil pitch-black]]. When she buffed up Buffy with magic to fight Adam, Buffy's eyes turned [[SupernaturalGoldEyes gold/yellow]]. In the series finale, [[spoiler:when using the scythe to activate all the potential slayers, her eyes (and hair) turned white, hinting she was using powerful white magic]].
** A blind assassin on ''Series/{{Angel}}'', as well as three children.
** Cordelia also has them while she's having a vision (or just using her new powers), after being changed into a half-demon. Before that, her eyes remained normal, but she felt [[BlessedWithSuck excruciating pain]] until the vision ended.
* Played somewhat straight by Chiana of ''Series/{{Farscape}}'' in Season 3 where [[spoiler:after possession by an energy rider she is able to have flashes of the future, followed by blindness of increasing severity as the series wore on. The ability changed in Season 4 from future flashes to time slowing down, resulting in permanent blindness]]. In the miniseries these were replaced with eyes that were probably bionic, which removed any prophetic abilities but gave her X-ray vision.
* In ''Series/BabylonFive'', after becoming the TropeNamer for TouchedByVorlons, Lyta's eyes had a tendency to do this when demonstrating her powers.
* The trope is cleverly exploited by con artist/hero Moist von Lipwig in the TV adaptation of ''Discworld/GoingPostal'' (though not in the original novel). Moist, while faking religious inspiration, slips blank white turtle egg shells into his eyes to emulate this effect.



* ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'': Sonic's fangirl Sonette had these eyes, probably to emphasize her [[{{Yandere}} nature]].



* ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'': Sonic's fangirl Sonette had these eyes, probably to emphasize her [[{{Yandere}} nature]].
21st Apr '17 11:12:00 AM eroock
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[[caption-width-right:285:Isaac Mendez sees [[{{Pun}} more than meets the eye.]]]]

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5th Apr '17 4:53:27 PM darkemyst
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* Victor's eye that was blinded in a werewolf attack looks like this in ''Webcomic/CharbyTheVampirate''.
30th Mar '17 8:53:56 AM TudorRose
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* The Ancient from Creator/RobinJarvis' ''[[Literature/DeptfordMice The Oaken Throne]]'', a BlindSeer [[MoonRabbit sent to earth in the form of a hare]] by the Lady of the Moon, has eyes that resemble bright twin moons. [[TheHero Ysabelle]] draws back in fright when she sees them the first time:

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* The Ancient from Creator/RobinJarvis' ''[[Literature/DeptfordMice The Oaken Throne]]'', a BlindSeer {{Seer}} [[MoonRabbit sent to earth in the form of a hare]] by the Lady of the Moon, has eyes that resemble bright twin moons. [[TheHero Ysabelle]] draws back in fright when she sees them the first time:
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