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22nd Sep '17 7:45:54 PM nombretomado
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* This is how, in many versions/adaptions of the ArthurianLegend, the Sword in the Stone got into the stone.

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* This is how, in many versions/adaptions of the ArthurianLegend, Myth/ArthurianLegend, the Sword in the Stone got into the stone.
16th Sep '17 9:39:36 AM Mhazard
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* In ''VideoGame/DarkSoulsIII'', the weapon skill of [[{{BFS}} Wolnir's Holy Sword]] has you stabbing the sword into the ground to cast a shockwave similar to the Wrath of the Gods miracle.
18th Jul '17 8:39:30 AM ZachValkyrie
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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sverd_i_fjell Sverd i Fjell]]: A monument dedicated to the Battle of Hafrsfjord which unified the Kingdom of Norway under Harald Fairhair in 872. It depicts three ten-meter-high bronze swords planted in solid rock, [[IWillFightNoMoreForever never to be drawn forth again.]]
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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sverd_i_fjell Sverd i Fjell]]: A monument dedicated to the Battle of Hafrsfjord which unified the Kingdom of Norway under Harald Fairhair in 872. It depicts three ten-meter-high bronze swords planted in solid rock, [[IWillFightNoMoreForever never to be drawn forth again.]]
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17th Jul '17 8:32:19 PM ZachValkyrie
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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sverd_i_fjell Sverd i Fjell]]: A monument dedicated to the Battle of Hafrsfjord which unified the Kingdom of Norway under Harald Fairhair in 872. It depicts three ten-meter-high bronze swords planted in solid rock, [[IWillFightNoMoreForever never to be drawn forth again.]]
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8th Jun '17 8:56:52 PM Codefreak5
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* This is Chrom's VictoryPose as a Lord or Great Lord in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening''. If he initiates battle, it begins with him pulling his sword out of the ground.
30th May '17 9:51:16 PM nombretomado
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* [[DarkMessiah Rand]] plants ''[[AmplifierArtifact Callandor]]'' in the floor of the Stone of Tear in book 4 of the ''WheelOfTime'', and leaves it to remind the Tairen nobles that he will return. Justified in this case, since ''[[InfinityPlusOneSword Callandor]]'' is [[AbsurdlySharpBlade easily sharp and durable enough to cut into the stone floor]].

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* [[DarkMessiah Rand]] plants ''[[AmplifierArtifact Callandor]]'' in the floor of the Stone of Tear in book 4 of the ''WheelOfTime'', ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'', and leaves it to remind the Tairen nobles that he will return. Justified in this case, since ''[[InfinityPlusOneSword Callandor]]'' is [[AbsurdlySharpBlade easily sharp and durable enough to cut into the stone floor]].
28th Apr '17 10:40:20 AM Az0riusG4m3r
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* Matt in the ''Videogame/EpicBattleFantasy'' series uses this for some of his attacks. Anna in ''4'' and ''5'' can do this too, but with her bow.
22nd Apr '17 1:47:38 PM KZN02
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In the tiresome world of RealLife, this is not advised -- mistreat a sword this way and you are likely to chip, dull, bend, or even break the blade. In fiction, of course, anything is possible [[RuleOfCool if it looks cool enough]]. So go ahead and drive your AbsurdlySharpBlade into six inches of reinforced concrete: it'll be fine. That said, this trope has a little backing in reality: sand or soft soil can be used to clean a blood-covered blade if nothing else is around, preventing rust. In any case, it's better to leave the sheathe on when doing this.

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In the tiresome world of RealLife, this is not advised -- mistreat a sword this way and you are likely to chip, dull, bend, or even break the blade. In fiction, of course, anything is possible [[RuleOfCool if it looks cool enough]]. So go ahead and drive your AbsurdlySharpBlade into six inches of reinforced concrete: it'll be fine. That said, this trope has a little backing in reality: sand or soft soil can be used to clean a blood-covered blade if nothing else is around, preventing rust. In any case, it's better to leave the sheathe sheath on when doing this.
22nd Apr '17 1:47:24 PM KZN02
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In the tiresome world of RealLife, this is not advised -- mistreat a sword this way and you are likely to chip, dull, bend, or even break the blade. In fiction, of course, anything is possible [[RuleOfCool if it looks cool enough]]. So go ahead and drive your AbsurdlySharpBlade into six inches of reinforced concrete: it'll be fine. That said, this trope has a little backing in reality: sand or soft soil can be used to clean a blood-covered blade if nothing else is around, preventing rust.

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In the tiresome world of RealLife, this is not advised -- mistreat a sword this way and you are likely to chip, dull, bend, or even break the blade. In fiction, of course, anything is possible [[RuleOfCool if it looks cool enough]]. So go ahead and drive your AbsurdlySharpBlade into six inches of reinforced concrete: it'll be fine. That said, this trope has a little backing in reality: sand or soft soil can be used to clean a blood-covered blade if nothing else is around, preventing rust.
rust. In any case, it's better to leave the sheathe on when doing this.
21st Apr '17 6:10:08 PM Tahaneira
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* Major Olivia Armstrong in ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' carries a saber everywhere she goes, and she's usually seen holding it in this position when she's standing and talking to anyone.

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* Major Olivia Armstrong in ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' carries a saber everywhere she goes, and she's usually seen holding it in this position when she's standing and talking to anyone.anyone, though in most cases it's still in its sheath.
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