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14th Nov '17 1:52:16 PM WillyFourEyes
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* In ''JojosBizarreAdventure'' Part 6, the main villain Enricco Pucci wears a black Catholic priest robe but everywhere, it looks like it is purple. But there are situations where priests wear purple robes so his robe might actually be purple.

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* In ''JojosBizarreAdventure'' Part 6, ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventureStoneOcean'', the main villain Enricco Pucci wears a black Catholic priest robe but everywhere, it looks like it is purple. But there are situations where priests wear purple robes so his robe might actually be purple.



* In Greg Howell's LightOnShatteredWater, the parallel dimension's sentient inhabitants have evolved from great cats, rather than from apes. This has many implications. One of them is that they perceive colour differently from humans - to them, most dark colours are simply black.

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* In Greg Howell's LightOnShatteredWater, ''Light on Shattered Water'', the parallel dimension's sentient inhabitants have evolved from great cats, rather than from apes. This has many implications. One of them is that they perceive colour differently from humans - to them, most dark colours are simply black.



* The ''VideoGame/FireEmblem'' series as a whole depicts Dark magic as a mix of black and purple, at least from the GBA era onward. Most playable Dark users - [[VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe Sophia, Raigh, Niime, Canas]], [[VideoGame/FireEmblemTheSacredStones Knoll]], and [[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Etzel]] - wear a shade of purple or have purple hair. And in a literal example of purple being the new black, tomes of dark magic (which, in all of the other games, had black covers) have purple covers in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening''.

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* The ''VideoGame/FireEmblem'' series as a whole depicts Dark magic as a mix of black and purple, at least from the GBA era onward. Most playable Dark users - [[VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe [[VideoGame/FireEmblemTheBindingBlade Sophia, Raigh, Niime, Niime]], [[VideoGame/FireEmblemTheBlazingBlade Canas]], [[VideoGame/FireEmblemTheSacredStones Knoll]], and [[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia [[VideoGame/FireEmblemShadowDragon Etzel]] - wear a shade of purple or have purple hair. And in a literal example of purple being the new black, tomes of dark magic (which, in all of the other games, had black covers) have purple covers in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening''.



* In the ''VideoGame/PuyoPuyo'' series, Feli, the [[YouCantFightFate dousing- and tarot-obsessed]] [[ElegantGothicLolita Gothic lolita-clad]] girl, and Klug, the [[{{Jerkass}} incredibly smug]] [[MrExposition know-it-all]] [[NerdGlasses spectacle-fancying]] [[BadassBookworm bookworm]] both wear purple, [[PurpleIsPowerful possibly to signify their confidence in their magic powers]]. Somehow, [[IrrationalHatred the two fight *very* often]].

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* In the ''VideoGame/PuyoPuyo'' series, Feli, the [[YouCantFightFate dousing- dowsing- and tarot-obsessed]] [[ElegantGothicLolita Gothic lolita-clad]] girl, and Klug, the [[{{Jerkass}} incredibly smug]] [[MrExposition know-it-all]] [[NerdGlasses spectacle-fancying]] [[BadassBookworm bookworm]] both wear purple, [[PurpleIsPowerful possibly to signify their confidence in their magic powers]]. Somehow, [[IrrationalHatred the two fight *very* often]].



* In the GBA (and some DS) VideoGame/SuperRobotWars games, many units intended to be black (most notably Anime/MazingerZ and its relatives) were either purple or nonexistent (in the case of the Astranagant), allegedly due to the GBA not displaying black properly. However, these were alongside the [[Lightnovel/FullMetalPanic M9 Gernsback]] and Gespenst S, which were light grey but still usable enough to be black. Especially considering the Mazingers had perfectly fine black in their cut-ins.

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* In the GBA (and some DS) VideoGame/SuperRobotWars ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars'' games, many units intended to be black (most notably Anime/MazingerZ and its relatives) were either purple or nonexistent (in the case of the Astranagant), allegedly due to the GBA not displaying black properly. However, these were alongside the [[Lightnovel/FullMetalPanic M9 Gernsback]] and Gespenst S, which were light grey but still usable enough to be black. Especially considering the Mazingers had perfectly fine black in their cut-ins.
12th Nov '17 2:01:37 PM Someoneman
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Battlerite}}'', Ruh Kaan's shadow magic has a purple outline.
24th Oct '17 6:38:56 PM ABCD
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* Inverted in [[http://www.tolkiengateway.net/w/images/1/19/Ted_Nasmith_-_Nazg%C3%BBl_at_the_Walls.jpg this depiction of Gandalf]] from ''TheLordOfTheRings''. Considering his sthick as [[spoiler:the White]] is [[LightEmUp light]]...

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* Inverted in [[http://www.tolkiengateway.net/w/images/1/19/Ted_Nasmith_-_Nazg%C3%BBl_at_the_Walls.net/w/images/1/19/Ted_Nasmith_-_Nazgûl_at_the_Walls.jpg this depiction of Gandalf]] from ''TheLordOfTheRings''. Considering his sthick as [[spoiler:the White]] is [[LightEmUp light]]...
4th Oct '17 6:26:50 PM pinkdalek
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** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'' showed Cloud in a purple SOLDIER 1st Class uniform; ''VideoGame/CrisisCore'' indicated that the 1st Class uniforms are actually black.
21st Sep '17 10:14:01 AM Gairyuki
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* In ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' and ''Franchise/PowerRangers'', Black Rangers tend to have purple motifs in their costumes, energy weapons (particularly noticeable when [[PowerGlows they glow]]), and the like. Certain times, however, they avert it by giving the Black Ranger a gray or white aura, when there's no Silver or White Ranger on the team....usually[[note]]''Series/GougouSentaiBoukenger'' had both a Black and Silver Ranger on the team, and Black primarily did get purple, but in cases such as some roll calls, Black gets the white aura, while Silver, to evoke the emergency lights of his design and theme, gets a darker red aura[[/note]].

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* In ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' and ''Franchise/PowerRangers'', Black Rangers tend to have purple motifs in their costumes, energy weapons (particularly noticeable when [[PowerGlows they glow]]), and the like. Certain times, however, they avert subvert it by giving the Black Ranger a gray or white aura, when there's no Silver or White Ranger on the team....usually[[note]]''Series/GougouSentaiBoukenger'' had both a Black and Silver Ranger on the team, and Black primarily did get purple, but in cases such as some roll calls, Black gets the white aura, while Silver, to evoke the emergency lights of his design and theme, gets a darker red aura[[/note]].
12th Sep '17 3:25:03 AM IndirectActiveTransport
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* ''VideoGame/MetroidPrime2Echoes'' includes the purple blob-shooting Dark Beam that can [[FreezeRay freeze enemies]] with charged shots. [[DarkWorld Dark Aether]] is visually a copy of Light Aether, but darker and purplier, and is home to the dark purple Ing. Purple-colored doors require the Dark Beam to open them.

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* ''VideoGame/MetroidPrime2Echoes'' includes the ''VideoGame/MetroidPrime2Echoes''
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purple blob-shooting Dark Beam that can [[FreezeRay freeze enemies]] with charged shots. [[DarkWorld Dark Aether]] is visually a copy of Light Aether, but darker and purplier, and is home to the dark purple Ing.Ing(though several of their models ''are'' black, purple being used to make certain features more visible). Purple-colored doors require the Dark Beam to open them.
7th Sep '17 6:46:28 AM nighttrainfm
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* There is some debate over whether or not SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker originally wore a purple or black suit. The purple suit has become iconic in the decades since, although famed artist Alex Ross subscribes to the theory that the Joker's suit was originally intended to be black with purple highlights, so that his chalk-white face would stand out as much as possible. Accordingly, pretty much all of Ross' (colored) drawings of the Joker feature him in black instead of the widely-accepted purple.

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* There is some debate over whether or not SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker ComicBook/TheJoker originally wore a purple [[SecondaryColorNemesis purple]] or black suit. The purple suit has become iconic in the decades since, although famed artist Alex Ross subscribes to the theory that the Joker's suit was originally intended to be black with purple highlights, so that his chalk-white face would stand out as much as possible. Accordingly, pretty much all of Ross' (colored) drawings of the Joker feature him in black instead of the widely-accepted purple.
7th Sep '17 6:44:46 AM nighttrainfm
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** Two specific Black Rangers are interesting zig-zaggings of this trope: [[Series/ChourikiSentaiOhranger King Ranger]] and [[Series/BakuryuuSentaiAbaranger Abare Black]]. Because they are both individual add-ons to their respective teams, they get a lot of gold on them. Therefore, their energies are often, maybe more often than not, portrayed as gold in color, but oftentimes purple as well. Not to mention their respective Zords were more gold in color than they were black. This was the main reason that King Ranger's Power Ranger counterpart is called the Gold Ranger instead. [[Series/JukenSentaiGekiranger Black Lion Rio]], who is a Ranger-like main villain [[spoiler: turned ally]] also follows the same rules as the previous two Black Rangers: black suit with a lot of gold, with his Zord following the same color scheme, and alternates between purple and gold as his energy color.

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** Two specific Black Rangers are interesting zig-zaggings of this trope: [[Series/ChourikiSentaiOhranger King Ranger]] and [[Series/BakuryuuSentaiAbaranger Abare Black]]. Because they are both individual add-ons to their respective teams, they get a lot of gold [[GoldColoredSuperiority gold]] on them. Therefore, their energies are often, maybe more often than not, portrayed as gold in color, but oftentimes purple as well. Not to mention their respective Zords were more gold in color than they were black. This was the main reason that King Ranger's Power Ranger counterpart is called the Gold Ranger instead. [[Series/JukenSentaiGekiranger Black Lion Rio]], who is a Ranger-like main villain [[spoiler: turned ally]] also follows the same rules as the previous two Black Rangers: black suit with a lot of gold, with his Zord following the same color scheme, and alternates between purple and gold as his energy color.
29th Jul '17 3:51:52 AM emperors
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* In ''JojosBizzareAdventure'' Part 6, the main villain Enricco Pucci wears a black Catholic priest robe but everywhere, it looks like it is purple. But there are situations where priests wear purple robes so his robe might actually be purple.

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* In ''JojosBizzareAdventure'' ''JojosBizarreAdventure'' Part 6, the main villain Enricco Pucci wears a black Catholic priest robe but everywhere, it looks like it is purple. But there are situations where priests wear purple robes so his robe might actually be purple.
29th Jul '17 3:51:20 AM emperors
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* In ''JojosBizzareAdventure'' Part 6, the main villain Enricco Pucci wears a black Catholic priest robe but everywhere, it looks like it is purple. But there are situations where priests wear purple robes so his robe might actually be purple.
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