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7th Jun '17 1:08:59 AM Rorosilky5
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* In ''[[VideoGame/SonicStorybookSeries Sonic and the Black Knight]]'', the sorceress Merlina has a purple cape and purple hair.

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* In ''[[VideoGame/SonicStorybookSeries Sonic and the Black Knight]]'', the sorceress Merlina has a purple cape and [[spoiler:and purple hair.hair when she becomes [[GodSaveUsFromTheQueen the Dark Queen]].]].
25th Mar '17 9:34:07 PM 4power4
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* In ''Series/{{OnceUponATime}}'' Regina, one of the main characters, magic is almost always shown as purple. While various magic users later had their own unique colors when using magic, early episodes showed magic was most often portrayed as being purple smoke/purple light.
25th Mar '17 9:32:28 PM 4power4
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* In ''Series/{{OnceUponATime}}'' Regina, one of the main characters, magic is almost always shown as purple. While various magic users later had their own unique colors when using magic, early episodes showed magic was most often portrayed as being purple smoke/purple light.
17th Feb '17 4:59:25 AM Morgenthaler
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* In Stephen Woodworth's ''ThroughVioletEyes'', people born with the ability to channel the dead have violet eyes.

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* In Stephen Woodworth's ''ThroughVioletEyes'', ''Literature/ThroughVioletEyes'', people born with the ability to channel the dead have violet eyes.



* In ''Series/{{Merlin}}'', Merlin had a purplish shirt for a while, now it's sometimes different colors. Morgana favored purple dresses in the beginning of the series, but her clothes have gotten darker since her FaceHeelTurn.

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* In ''Series/{{Merlin}}'', ''Series/{{Merlin 2008}}'', Merlin had a purplish shirt for a while, now it's sometimes different colors. Morgana favored purple dresses in the beginning of the series, but her clothes have gotten darker since her FaceHeelTurn.



* Inverted in ''{{Warehouse 13}}'', where purple is the color of the liquid used to neutralize supernatural objects. Certain extremely-dangerous objects (such as Creator/SylviaPlath's typewriter, causing anyone looking at it to commit suicide) are perpetually dosed in the liquid.

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* Inverted in ''{{Warehouse ''Series/{{Warehouse 13}}'', where purple is the color of the liquid used to neutralize supernatural objects. Certain extremely-dangerous objects (such as Creator/SylviaPlath's typewriter, causing anyone looking at it to commit suicide) are perpetually dosed in the liquid.
17th Feb '17 4:58:37 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the TV adaptation of Literature/{{Discworld}}'s ''Film/TheColourOfMagic'', the magic is represented as purple, and Rincewind's blue eyes suddenly turn this sheen as a sign of the spell trying to take him over. In the books the color of magic is actually the [[FictionalColor fictional 8th color, octarine]], but it's noted in the book to be outside the visible spectrum, so a visible color was chosen.
* ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}''. Not something ''in'' the movie--the whole movie ''itself'' is suffused with a purple aura for this very reason.

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* In the TV adaptation of Literature/{{Discworld}}'s ''Film/TheColourOfMagic'', the magic is represented as purple, and Rincewind's blue eyes suddenly turn this sheen as a sign of the spell trying to take him over. In the books the color of magic is actually the [[FictionalColor fictional 8th color, octarine]], but it's noted in the book to be outside the visible spectrum, so a visible color was chosen.
* ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}''. Not something ''in'' the movie--the whole movie ''itself'' is suffused with a purple aura for this very reason.
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* ''Film/XMenApocalypse'': En Sabah Nur's consciousness and his teleportation sphere are a luminous purple.



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* In the TV adaptation of Literature/{{Discworld}}'s ''Film/TheColourOfMagic'', the magic is represented as purple, and Rincewind's blue eyes suddenly turn this sheen as a sign of the spell trying to take him over. In the books the color of magic is actually the [[FictionalColor fictional 8th color, octarine]], but it's noted in the book to be outside the visible spectrum, so a visible color was chosen.
* ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}''. Not something ''in'' the movie--the whole movie ''itself'' is suffused with a purple aura for this very reason.
* ''Film/XMenApocalypse'': En Sabah Nur's consciousness and his teleportation sphere are a luminous purple.
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17th Feb '17 4:57:47 AM Morgenthaler
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** 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]]).

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** * 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/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 ''VideoGame/WarcraftII'', both purple factions (The Nation of Dalaran on the Alliance side and the Twilight's Hammer Clan on the Horde side) are known for their magic users.

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* ''Franchise/{{Warcraft}}'':
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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 ''VideoGame/WarcraftII'', both purple factions (The Nation of Dalaran on the Alliance side and the Twilight's Hammer Clan on the Horde side) are known for their magic users.
17th Feb '17 4:57:23 AM Morgenthaler
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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.

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** Much of the art of the ''ForgottenRealms'' ''TabletopGame/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.



* ''[[{{Malifaux}} Malifaux's]]'' MassEmpoweringEvent covered the eyes of those empowered with swirling silver-and-purple mist. The color is also associated with the Neverborn, who are all magical beings.

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* ''[[{{Malifaux}} Malifaux's]]'' ''TabletopGame/{{Malifaux}}'': The MassEmpoweringEvent covered the eyes of those empowered with swirling silver-and-purple mist. The color is also associated with the Neverborn, who are all magical beings.



* In ''{{Pokemon}}'', purple represents ghost type Pokemon, and in the card game, psychic is represented by purple, whereas in the game, Psychic is represented with pink.

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* In ''{{Pokemon}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Pokemon}}'', purple represents ghost type Pokemon, and in the card game, psychic is represented by purple, whereas in the game, Psychic is represented with pink.



* In ''[[SonicStorybookSeries Sonic and the Black Knight]]'', the sorceress Merlina has a purple cape and purple hair.

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* In ''[[SonicStorybookSeries ''[[VideoGame/SonicStorybookSeries Sonic and the Black Knight]]'', the sorceress Merlina has a purple cape and purple hair.



* In ''VideoGame/{{Warcraft}} II'', both purple factions (The Nation of Dalaran on the Alliance side and the Twilight's Hammer Clan on the Horde side) are known for their magic users.

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Warcraft}} II'', ''VideoGame/WarcraftII'', both purple factions (The Nation of Dalaran on the Alliance side and the Twilight's Hammer Clan on the Horde side) are known for their magic users.
26th Jan '17 12:57:53 PM HighCrate
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Can often overlap with PurpleIsPowerful, PurpleEyes. Compare GoldAndWhiteAreDivine and EmeraldPower. GravityIsPurple could be considered a SubTrope when it deals specifically with [[GravityMaster gravity superpowers]].

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Can often overlap with PurpleIsPowerful, PurpleEyes. Compare GoldAndWhiteAreDivine and EmeraldPower. GravityIsPurple could be considered a SubTrope when it deals specifically with [[GravityMaster gravity superpowers]].
SisterTrope to GravityIsPurple.
29th Dec '16 3:39:55 PM Malady
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* ''VideoGame/TrickAndTreat'': Charlotte is a witch and dresses in purple colors. And so does her grandmother.
** ''VideoGame/TheWitchesTeaParty'' as well, as it features both of them still being witches and wearing purple.
* ''VideoGame/GemsOfWar'': The Magic element is represented with purple orbs.
12th Dec '16 8:47:53 PM Sabrewing
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* In ''VideoGame/EternalDarkness'', each Ancient's energies are color-coded, with the most powerful one, Mantorok, imbuing its magicks with a purple glow.
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