History Main / SilverBullet

21st Sep '16 1:47:08 AM Giant_90z
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* When rifling was being discovered in the 17 century, European bishops at the time claimed that the ammo used in rifles was the devil's work. To prove this, they compared the accuracy of a rifle to that of a smoothbore gun firing blessed silver ball bullets. Since the blessed silver ammo missed more than the rifles, they concluded it was obviously the devil doing his dirty work.
17th Sep '16 11:49:45 AM jamespolk
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* In ''TheEmperorJones'', Jones boasts that only a silver bullet can kill him.

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* In ''TheEmperorJones'', ''Theatre/TheEmperorJones'', Jones boasts that only a silver bullet can kill him.
27th Aug '16 6:21:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* The protagonist of ''Fiends Of The Eastern Front'' made a whole belt of silver bullets to combine this trope with MoreDakka to take on Constanta and his minions.

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* The protagonist of ''Fiends Of The Eastern Front'' ''ComicBook/FiendsOfTheEasternFront'' made a whole belt of silver bullets to combine this trope with MoreDakka to take on Constanta and his minions.
19th Aug '16 9:11:16 AM Jake
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* In ''Film/BrotherhoodOfTheWolf'', Jean-François de Morangias uses a one-handed musket and silver bullets as his signature weapon.

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* In ''Film/BrotherhoodOfTheWolf'', Jean-François de Morangias uses a specially modified one-handed musket and loaded with silver bullets as his signature weapon.weapon, for no apparent reason other than to show off. It's certainly not because he thinks the Beast of Gévaudan is a werewolf... [[spoiler: And he really, really should have known better than to murder someone with them, especially after showing the victim's best friend the bullets a few days earlier.]]
13th Aug '16 5:59:09 PM nombretomado
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* The ''{{Discworld}}'' equivalent - crossbow bolts with silver-plated heads - are used in ''FanFic/WhyAndWere'' against weres. Just to be sure, silver nitrate grenades are also deployed.

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* The ''{{Discworld}}'' ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' equivalent - crossbow bolts with silver-plated heads - are used in ''FanFic/WhyAndWere'' against weres. Just to be sure, silver nitrate grenades are also deployed.
9th Aug '16 9:40:34 AM roxana
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* In the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "Battlefield", the Brigadier uses these to destroy the Monster of the Week.

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* In the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "Battlefield", the Brigadier needs to know if the UNIT armory includes silver bullets. It does and he uses these them to destroy the Monster of the Week.
4th Aug '16 1:51:41 PM AgProv
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* The ''{{Discworld}}@@ equivalent - crossbow bolts with silver-plated heads - are used in ''FanFic/WhyAndWere'' against weres. Just to be sure, silver nitrate grenades are also deployed.

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* The ''{{Discworld}}@@ ''{{Discworld}}'' equivalent - crossbow bolts with silver-plated heads - are used in ''FanFic/WhyAndWere'' against weres. Just to be sure, silver nitrate grenades are also deployed.
4th Aug '16 1:51:02 PM AgProv
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* The ''{{Discworld}}@@ equivalent - crossbow bolts with silver-plated heads - are used in ''FanFic/WhyAndWere'' against weres. Just to be sure, silver nitrate grenades are also deployed.
27th Jul '16 9:04:37 PM Zombifier
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* In ''VideoGame/NetHack'' items made from silver deal bonus damage against vampires, lycanthropes, shades and demons. This includes silver weapons (silver saber, silver spears, etc.), ammunition (silver arrows), and even items which just happen to be made out of silver (silver rings and wands. Fighting bare-handed without gloves while wearing a silver ring will apply silver damage).
21st Jun '16 11:35:57 PM PaulA
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* In [[Creator/TheBrothersGrimm Grimm]] FairyTale '' The Two Brothers'', silver bullets are used to kill a [[WickedWitch witch]] who is otherwise ImmuneToBullets.

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* In [[Creator/TheBrothersGrimm Grimm]] FairyTale '' The Two Brothers'', ''Literature/TheTwoBrothers'', silver bullets are used to kill a [[WickedWitch witch]] who is otherwise ImmuneToBullets.
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