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24th Apr '16 5:23:25 PM dmcreif
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* [[Creator/DavidTennant Kilgrave]] in ''Series/JessicaJones'' is accompanied by the color purple no matter where he is, be it his predominately purple wardrobe or appearing with a flash of purple light when he's inside his victim's minds.
9th Apr '16 1:32:26 PM Generality
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* Octarine, the colour of magic in the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novels, is "a sort of greeny-purple."

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* Octarine, the colour of magic in the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novels, is "a sort of greeny-purple.[[FictionalColor greeny-purple]]."
4th Feb '16 9:30:24 PM SenseiLeRoof
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* The main logo for ''Podcast/WelcomeToNightVale'', about a small town where the supernatural is an everyday occurrence, has a purple logo. While descriptions of characters are kept deliberately vague, most fan-art will give depict them as having purple hair, tattoos, [[AmazingTechnicolorPopulation skin]] or third-eyes.

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* The main logo for ''Podcast/WelcomeToNightVale'', about a small town where the supernatural is an everyday occurrence, has a purple logo.is mostly purple. While descriptions of characters are kept deliberately vague, most fan-art will give depict them as having purple hair, tattoos, [[AmazingTechnicolorPopulation skin]] or third-eyes.
16th Nov '15 3:37:28 PM BentusiAvatar
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* In ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog'', the Mardi Gras colors were used to represent different characters: green for [[Franchise/DisneyPrincessTiana]] and [[LadykillerInLove Naveen]], gold for [[BigGood Mama Odie]], and purple, as the most "unnatural" color, used for [[WitchDoctor Dr. Facilier]].

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* In ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog'', the Mardi Gras colors were used to represent different characters: green for [[Franchise/DisneyPrincessTiana]] [[Franchise/DisneyPrincess Tiana]] and [[LadykillerInLove Naveen]], gold for [[BigGood Mama Odie]], and purple, as the most "unnatural" color, used for [[WitchDoctor Dr. Facilier]].
9th Oct '15 6:57:07 PM BlackSunNocturne
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** Much of the art of the ''ForgottenRealms'' depicting Mystra, the goddess of Magic, show her avatar (or mortal self) wearing a significant amount of purple.

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** Much of the art of the ''ForgottenRealms'' depicting Mystra, the goddess of Magic, show her avatar (or mortal self) wearing a significant amount of purple. In addition, the default god of Magic, Boccob, is depicted in purple robes with gold runes on them.
5th Oct '15 9:27:21 AM Bassball_Batman
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* In ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'';

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* In''ArthurKingOfTimeAndSpace'', Nimue always wears purple. That said, Merlin wears orange and Morgan le Fay, like the rest of her family, wears green.
* In ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'';''Webcomic/TheGlassScientists'', Jasper's wolfsbane poisoning that causes the instability of his werewolf form manifests as glowing purple foam at his mouth.
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** Eridan Ampora wears a purple cape, has a purple tuft in his hair, and has [[AlienBlood purple blood]]. He has quite an interest in wizards, even becoming a practitioner of BlackMagic (though he claims magic isn't real and insists on referring to it as "white science".)
* In ''ArthurKingOfTimeAndSpace'', Nimue always wears purple. That said, Merlin wears orange and Morgan le Fay, like the rest of her family, wears green.
* In ''Webcomic/TheGlassScientists'', Jasper's wolfsbane poisoning that causes the unstability of his werewolf form manifests as glowing purple foam at his mouth.

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** Eridan Ampora wears a purple cape, has a purple tuft in his hair, and has [[AlienBlood purple blood]]. He has quite an interest in wizards, even becoming a practitioner of BlackMagic (though he claims magic isn't real and insists on referring to it as "white science".)
* In ''ArthurKingOfTimeAndSpace'', Nimue always wears purple. That said, Merlin wears orange and Morgan le Fay, like the rest of her family, wears green.
* In ''Webcomic/TheGlassScientists'', Jasper's wolfsbane poisoning that causes the unstability of his werewolf form manifests as glowing purple foam at his mouth.
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* [[http://longforgottenhauntedmansion.blogspot.com/2013/06/stroll-around-grounds-until-you-feel-at.html This blog post]] discusses the use of purple with [[SicklyGreenGlow green]] at Franchise/TheHauntedMansion to create a supernatural atmosphere.

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* [[http://longforgottenhauntedmansion.blogspot.com/2013/06/stroll-around-grounds-until-you-feel-at.html This blog post]] discusses the use of purple with [[SicklyGreenGlow green]] at Franchise/TheHauntedMansion ''Franchise/TheHauntedMansion'' to create a supernatural atmosphere.



* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', cosmic energy of Avatar State (or at least how Aang sees it in his visions) is purple.
* Gwen from ''WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce''.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Mixels}}'', the Wiztastics, a magic-based tribe, are purple with dark blue highlights.



* Gwen from ''WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce''.
* Dark Energon in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'' is purple. It's also the blood of [[EldritchAbomination Unicron]], and capable of all ''kinds'' of nasty stuff, including the creation and control of [[NonHumanUndead Terrorcons.]]
* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', cosmic energy of Avatar State (or at least how Aang sees it in his visions) is purple.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Mixels}}'', the Wiztastics, a magic-based tribe, are purple with dark blue highlights.

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* Gwen from ''WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce''.
* Dark Energon in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'' is purple. It's also the blood of [[EldritchAbomination Unicron]], and capable of all ''kinds'' of nasty stuff, including the creation and control of [[NonHumanUndead Terrorcons.]]
* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', cosmic energy of Avatar State (or at least how Aang sees it in his visions) is purple.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Mixels}}'', the Wiztastics, a magic-based tribe, are purple with dark blue highlights.
Terrorcons]].



* A lot of Literature/HarryPotter merchandise includes purple on the product and/or packaging. For example, Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans often come in purple packages.

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* A lot of Literature/HarryPotter ''Literature/HarryPotter'' merchandise includes purple on the product and/or packaging. For example, Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans often come in purple packages.



* There is a small political party in Germany focusing on spirituality and esoterica. Its name is ''Die Violetten'', "The Violets".

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* There is a small political party in Germany focusing on spirituality and esoterica. Its name is ''Die Violetten'', "The Violets".Violets."
5th Oct '15 9:13:23 AM Bassball_Batman
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* Conjuration magic in ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'' is purple, along with most everything related to it, especially soul gems and the Soul Cairn.



* In ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'', spells of the Arcane school have animations that glow light purple (with Shadow spells being darker purple, though that might be more a case of PurpleIsTheNewBlack.) And Epic items (the second-most powerful class of items in the game, below only Legendary items) have their titles in purple.



* The [[MachineCult Vanu Sovereignty]] in both of the ''VideoGame/PlanetSide'' games is a faction of humanity that effectively worship the nearly-magical [[PreCursors ancient Vanu]] technology as they futilely try to understand it. Their units and soldiers are painted [[HighlyConspicuousUniform bright purple]] with cyan and grey highlights.



* The [[{{Macguffin}} Mysterious Fragments]] in ''VideoGame/SirYouAreBeingHunted'' are a dark purple similar to that of obsidian in ''VideoGame/{{Minecraft}}''. Also, if any item is Mysterious (such as the Mysterious Fragments), the text denoting that fact is purple.



* In ''VideoGame/StarWarsTheOldRepublic'', some Sith display glowing purple eyes whilst drawing heavily on the Dark Side. The Sith Inquisitor in particular demonstrates this whenever this Sith uses Force Walk ability to [[{{Necromancer}} bind Force Ghosts]] to him.



* The [[MachineCult Vanu Sovereignty]] in both of the ''PlanetSide'' games is a faction of humanity that effectively worship the nearly-magical [[PreCursors ancient Vanu]] technology as they futilely try to understand it. Their units and soldiers are painted [[HighlyConspicuousUniform bright purple]] with cyan and gray highlights.
* Conjuration magic in ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'' is purple, along with most everything related to it, especially soul gems and the Soul Cairn.
* In ''VideoGame/StarWarsTheOldRepublic'', some Sith display glowing purple eyes whilst drawing heavily on the Dark Side. The Sith Inquisitor in particular demonstrates this whenever they use their Force Walk ability to [[{{Necromancer}} bind Force Ghosts]] to them.
* The [[{{Macguffin}} Mysterious Fragments]] in ''SirYouAreBeingHunted'' are a dark purple similar to that of obsidian in ''VideoGame/{{Minecraft}}''. Also, if an item is Mysterious (such as the Mysterious Fragments), the text denoting that fact is purple.
* In ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros''



* In ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'', spells of the Arcane school have animations that glow light purple (with Shadow spells being darker purple, though that might be more a case of PurpleIsTheNewBlack). And Epic items (the second-most powerful class of items in the game, below only Legendary items) have their titles in purple.



* In ''Webcomic/AgentsOfTheRealm'', purple seems to be a go-to color for non-elemental magic, as Provenance, Ruby's DemonicPossession and Alchemist's powers are all purple.



* In ''Webcomic/AgentsOfTheRealm'', purple seems to be a go-to color for non-elemental magic, as Provenance, Ruby's DemonicPossession and Alchemist's powers are all purple.
5th Oct '15 8:53:46 AM Bassball_Batman
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Angband}}'', the given color of multi-hued monsters is purple.
* In ''VideoGame/BlazBlueCalamityTrigger'', Rachel's [[SNKBoss Unlimited form]] is distinguished by a purple glow.



* In ''VideoGame/GoldenSun'' and its sequels, Jupiter (wind elemental) Adepts are [[ColorCodedForYourConvenience strongly associated with the color purple]], and frequently have [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair purple hair]] or [[PurpleEyes eyes]]. Jupiter is also the element most associated with extrasensory PsychicPowers, such as precognition and telepathy.
** In ''VideoGame/GoldenSunDarkDawn'', the fortune-telling sisters in Harapa dress mainly in purple, and oracular ShrineMaiden Himi wears the traditional garb of her station accented with purple sashes and hair decorations. Meanwhile, Karis subverts the above Jupiter association, being a purple-eyed, purple-wearing Jupiter Adept with no extrasensory abilities ([[AMindIsATerribleThingToRead for which she's grateful]]).



* In ''VideoGame/MightAndMagicClashOfHeroes'', the three factions most inclined towards the supernatural ([[TheLegionsOfHell Inferno]], [[TheUndead Necropolis]], and [[TheMagocracy Academy]]) all usepurple as one of theirtroop colors.



* In ''VideoGame/BlazBlueCalamityTrigger'', Rachel's [[SNKBoss Unlimited form]] is distinguished by a purple glow.



* In ''VideoGame/GoldenSun'' and its sequels, Jupiter (wind elemental) Adepts are [[ColorCodedForYourConvenience strongly associated with the color purple]], and frequently have [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair purple hair]] or [[PurpleEyes eyes]]. Jupiter is also the element most associated with extrasensory PsychicPowers, such as precognition and telepathy.
** In ''VideoGame/GoldenSunDarkDawn'', the fortune-telling sisters in Harapa dress mainly in purple, and oracular ShrineMaiden Himi wears the traditional garb of her station accented with purple sashes and hair decorations. Meanwhile, Karis subverts the above Jupiter association, being a purple-eyed, purple-wearing Jupiter Adept with no extrasensory abilities ([[AMindIsATerribleThingToRead for which she's grateful]]).



* In ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros''



* In ''VideoGame/{{Angband}}'', the given color of multi-hued monsters is purple.
* In ''VideoGame/MightAndMagicClashOfHeroes'', the three factions most inclined towards the supernatural ([[TheLegionsOfHell Inferno]], [[TheUndead Necropolis]], and [[TheMagocracy Academy]]) all use purple as one of their troop colors.
5th Oct '15 8:34:02 AM Bassball_Batman
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* ComicBook/{{Psylocke}} of ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'' has purple clothing, [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair purple hair]], and her psychic aura is purple. However, it turns out that she dyes her hair; she was born a blonde, the same as her brother ComicBook/CaptainBritain.

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* ComicBook/{{Psylocke}} of ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'' has ''ComicBook/DoctorStrange'' uses magic in many colors, but purple clothing, [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair purple hair]], is one of his more common hues (after yellow, blue, and her psychic aura is purple. However, it turns out that she dyes her hair; she was born a blonde, the same as her brother ComicBook/CaptainBritain.red).



* Comicbook/DoctorStrange uses magic in many colors, but purple is one of his more common hues (after yellow, blue, and red).

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* Comicbook/DoctorStrange uses magic in many colors, but ComicBook/{{Psylocke}} of ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'' has purple is one of his more common hues (after yellow, blue, clothing, [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair purple hair]], and red).psychic aura that is purple. However, it turns out that she dyes her hair; she was born a blonde, the same as her brother ComicBook/CaptainBritain.



* In ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog,'' the Mardi Gras colors were used to represent different characters. Green was used for [[Franchise/DisneyPrincess Tiana]] and [[LadykillerInLove Naveen]]; gold was used for [[BigGood Mama Odie]]; and purple, as the most "unnatural" color, was used for [[WitchDoctor Dr. Facilier]].



* In ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog'', the Mardi Gras colors were used to represent different characters: green for [[Franchise/DisneyPrincessTiana]] and [[LadykillerInLove Naveen]], gold for [[BigGood Mama Odie]], and purple, as the most "unnatural" color, used for [[WitchDoctor Dr. Facilier]].



* In ''[[Literature/{{Dragons}} The Last Dragon Chronicles]]'' all of the dragons have violet eyes. Also, if any human is mentioned as having violet eyes, you can bet they are integral to the plot.

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* Octarine, the colour of magic in the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novels, is "a sort of greeny-purple."
* In ''[[Literature/{{Dragons}} The Last Dragon Chronicles]]'' all of the dragons have violet eyes. Also, if any human is mentioned as having violet eyes, you can bet they are that human is integral to the plot.



* ''Literature/TheSeventhTower'''s primary magic system relies heavily on HardLight and ColorCodedWizardry, with violet being the most powerful color and, by extension, the color of the highest caste of [[TheMagocracy the Chosen]]. Furthermore, whoever can master the magic of [[CosmicKeystone the Violet Keystone]] is, by extension, the rightful Emperor/Empress of the Chosen [[spoiler: as [[TheHero Tal]] finds out when it turns out the sunstone he's been carrying around and using to fuel his magic for most of the series ''is'' the lost Keystone...]]
* In Stephen Woodworth's ThroughVioletEyes, people born with the ability to channel the dead have violet eyes.
* Octarine, the colour of magic in the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novels is "a sort of greeny purple".

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* ''Literature/TheSeventhTower'''s primary magic system relies heavily on HardLight and ColorCodedWizardry, with violet being the most powerful color and, by extension, the color of the highest caste of [[TheMagocracy the Chosen]]. Furthermore, whoever can master the magic of [[CosmicKeystone the Violet Keystone]] is, by extension, the rightful Emperor/Empress of the Chosen [[spoiler: as [[TheHero Tal]] finds out when it turns out the sunstone he's been carrying around and using to fuel his magic for most of the series ''is'' the lost Keystone...]]
* In Stephen Woodworth's ThroughVioletEyes, people born with the ability to channel the dead have violet eyes.
* Octarine, the colour of magic in the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novels is "a sort of greeny purple".
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* In Stephen Woodworth's ''ThroughVioletEyes'', people born with the ability to channel the dead have violet eyes.



* Magic in ''Series/OnceUponATime'' often involves impressive billows of purple smoke.



* Magic in ''Series/OnceUponATime'' often involves impressive billows of purple smoke.



* In the ''VideoGame/DawnOfWar'' series, warp anomalies (and chaos magic in general) look like purple flames.



* In ''VideoGame/DawnOfWar'' series, warp anomalies (and chaos magic in general) look like purple flames.
12th Sep '15 9:27:45 AM StFan
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* ComicBook/{{Psylocke}} of ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'' has purple clothing, [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair purple hair]], and her psychic aura is purple. However, it turns out that she dyes her hair; she was born a blonde, the same as her brother CaptainBritain.

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* ComicBook/{{Psylocke}} of ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'' has purple clothing, [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair purple hair]], and her psychic aura is purple. However, it turns out that she dyes her hair; she was born a blonde, the same as her brother CaptainBritain.ComicBook/CaptainBritain.
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