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23rd Nov '17 1:58:20 PM yoghurt_monitoring
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* ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'':
** Eclipsa and [[spoiler: Moon]] have dark purple veins on their hands as a result of using dark magic.
22nd Sep '17 12:10:19 PM kazokuhouou
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* In ''Film/KingsmanTheGoldenCircle'' this was the first sign that a drug user was infected with the virus Poppy tainted the drugs with; blue veins started appearing all over the user's body.
5th Aug '17 5:57:48 AM StFan
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This is a JustifiedTrope (TropesAreNotBad): There are toxins that cause venous thrombosis (clotting of blood in veins) which can make surface veins visible and dark - especially if the clotting is in deep tissue in an affected limb.

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This is a JustifiedTrope (TropesAreNotBad): There are toxins that cause venous thrombosis (clotting of blood in veins) which can make surface veins visible and dark - -- especially if the clotting is in deep tissue in an affected limb.limb.



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* This happens to whoever Rogue touches in the ''{{Film/X-Men}}'' movies.

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This happens to whoever Rogue touches in the ''{{Film/X-Men}}'' movies.



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* Wrestling/LunaVachon's gimmick, as a result of being crazy or occult, depending on what time period and which promotion you saw her in. Bull Nakano had a similar look, so naturally the two were put together as a team when they ended up in the same locker rooms.[[/folder]]

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* The Seventh Soul in ''TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} Villains'' has black veins all over its body. These are its only persistent identifying feature, since it reincarnates.

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* Wrestling/LunaVachon's gimmick, as a result of being crazy or occult, depending on what time period and which promotion you saw her in. Bull Nakano had a similar look, so naturally the two were put together as a team when they ended up in the same locker rooms.[[/folder]]

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* The Seventh Soul in ''TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} Villains'' has black veins all over its body. These are its only persistent identifying feature, since it reincarnates.



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* The Seventh Soul in ''TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} Villains'' has black veins all over its body. These are its only persistent identifying feature, since it reincarnates.
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* In the ''Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'', when the supervillain Virus injects his victims with the mind-control serum, their veins turn dark green around the injection site.

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* In the ''Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'', when ''Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'':
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the supervillain Virus injects his victims with the mind-control serum, their veins turn dark green around the injection site.



21st Jun '17 6:27:30 AM Flame
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* ''Series/KamenRiderExAid'': This shows that [[spoiler:the Gemdeus virus continues to multiply]] inside Graphite Bugster, who is obviously in pain.
17th May '17 12:02:06 PM AthenaBlue
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* Owing to his tendency to forcibly insert himself right into the bloodstream and organs of his opponents to extract 'information', Armisael in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' causes this to both the Eva he's attacking and the pilot of the Eva. Let's just say that Rei's encounter with Armisael looked incredibly painful.

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* Owing to his tendency to forcibly insert himself right into the bloodstream and organs of his opponents to extract 'information', Armisael in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' causes this to both the Eva he's attacking and the pilot This is one of the Eva. Let's just say that Rei's encounter with Armisael looked incredibly painful.warning signs of Tetsuo's imminent mutation near the end of ''Manga/{{Akira}}''.



* Babidi's human henchmen in ''DragonballZ'' have unusually bulging veins without discoloration.
* This is one of the warning signs of Tetsuo's imminent mutation near the end of ''Manga/{{Akira}}''.
* Greed in ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' gets these whenever he and [[spoiler:Ling]] have a disagreement.
** [[spoiler: Ed]] also gets these temporarily when [[spoiler: Pride tries to [[GrandTheftMe take him over]].]]
* [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Yami_Marik_8267.jpg Dark Marik]] of ''Anime/YuGiOh''.



* Babidi's human henchmen in ''Manga/DragonballZ'' have unusually bulging veins without discoloration.
* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist''
** The second Greed gets these whenever he and [[spoiler:Ling]] have a disagreement.
** [[spoiler: Ed]] also gets these temporarily when [[spoiler: Pride tries to [[GrandTheftMe take him over]].]]
* Owing to his tendency to forcibly insert himself right into the bloodstream and organs of his opponents to extract 'information', Armisael in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' causes this to both the Eva he's attacking and the pilot of the Eva. Let's just say that Rei's encounter with Armisael looked incredibly painful.



* In ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'', Ghouls tend to get raised, red veins around their eyes when angry or otherwise using their powers.



* In ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'', Ghouls tend to get raised, red veins around their eyes when angry or otherwise using their powers.

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* In ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'', Ghouls tend to get raised, red veins around their eyes when angry or otherwise using their powers. [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Yami_Marik_8267.jpg Dark Marik]] of ''Anime/YuGiOh''.



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* A sign that you are falling under the BigBad's sway in ''[[Film/FiveGirls 5ive Girls]]''.



* Poison Ivy's toxic kisses cause these to appear on her victims in ''Film/BatmanAndRobin''.
%%* ''Film/{{Demoni}}.''



* The vampires in ''Film/JohnCarpentersVampires'' [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-gdWFGQ2EYg/UAL6bXBrKCI/AAAAAAAABNs/wPJHiEuyYUE/s1600/11.+Łowcy+wampirów+.jpg have them.]]
* Zombies in ''Film/RockabillyZombieWeekend'', as part of the gradual breakdown of their body, have their veins gradually begin bulging out until they're visible as thick purple lines etched across their bodies.



* Poison Ivy's toxic kisses cause these to appear on her victims in ''Film/BatmanAndRobin''.

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* Poison Ivy's toxic kisses cause these to appear on her victims in ''Film/BatmanAndRobin''.In ''Film/StarTrekFirstContact'', as the Borg invade the Enterprise, they convert crew members by injecting (presumably) some kind of nanobot version of TheVirus which can be seen spreading through dark veins from the point of injection.



%%* ''Film/{{Demoni}}.''
* A sign that you are falling under the BigBad's sway in ''[[Film/FiveGirls 5ive Girls]]''.
* Zombies in ''Film/RockabillyZombieWeekend'', as part of the gradual breakdown of their body, have their veins gradually begin bulging out until they're visible as thick purple lines etched across their bodies.
* In ''Film/StarTrekFirstContact'', as the Borg invade the Enterprise, they convert crew members by injecting (presumably) some kind of nanobot version of TheVirus which can be seen spreading through dark veins from the point of injection.
* The vampires in JohnCarpentersVampires [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-gdWFGQ2EYg/UAL6bXBrKCI/AAAAAAAABNs/wPJHiEuyYUE/s1600/11.+Łowcy+wampirów+.jpg have them.]]



* From the ''Literature/DresdenFiles'' novel, ''Changes'', we are treated to a minor case of this courtesy of Ebenezar.
** Also in ''Proven Guilty'' when Harry looks upon a heroin addict with the Sight and sees her addiction manifesting as green-black veins under her skin ending at dozens of tiny, hungry mouths opening and closing where her needle tracks were in the real world

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* From the ''Literature/DresdenFiles'' novel, ''Changes'', we are treated to a minor case of this courtesy of Ebenezar.
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** Also in ''Proven Guilty'' In ''Literature/ProvenGuilty'', when Harry looks upon a heroin addict with the Sight and sees her addiction manifesting as green-black veins under her skin ending at dozens of tiny, hungry mouths opening and closing where her needle tracks marks were in the real worldworld.
** In ''Literature/{{Changes}}'', we are treated to a minor case of this courtesy of Ebenezar, as a result of [[spoiler:using [[ArtifactOfDoom the Blackstaff]].]]



* When Tash Arranda is infected with TheVirus in ''Literature/GalaxyOfFear: The Planet Plague'', she starts off with a rash that becomes a swelling bump with raised brownish veins. [[spoiler: Then it starts [[BodyHorror leaking]] brownish-green BlobMonster goo.]]

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* ''Franchise/StarWarsLegends'':
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When Tash Arranda is infected with TheVirus in ''Literature/GalaxyOfFear: The Planet Plague'', she starts off with a rash that becomes a swelling bump with raised brownish veins. [[spoiler: Then it starts [[BodyHorror leaking]] brownish-green BlobMonster goo.]]



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* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** The Second Doctor was up against a "plague" that gave a [[Recap/DoctorWhoS4E6TheMoonbase moonbase crew]] tainted veins. [[Recap/DoctorWhoS12E5RevengeOfTheCybermen Eight years later]], the same tainted veins gave the Fourth Doctor a clue who he was up against.
** In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E8TheHungryEarth "The Hungry Earth"]]/[[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E9ColdBlood "Cold Blood"]], [[spoiler:Alaya poisons Tony]]. His veins turn green.
* In ''Series/{{Helix}},'' victims of TheVirus develop black veins, particularly visible in the denuded infected lab rats the CDC researchers use for testing.
* People affected by Alisha's power in ''Series/{{Misfits}}'' have their veins turn blue until contact is broken.
* This is the main symptom of the plague spread by Pestilence in the ''Series/SleepyHollow'' episode "John Doe".
* In ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', Clark gets 'em when [[KryptoniteFactor Kryptonite]] is around... and KryptoniteIsEverywhere.



* The [[Series/DoctorWho 2nd Doctor]] was up against a "plague" that gave a moonbase crew tainted veins. Eight years later, the same tainted veins gave the 4th Doctor a clue who he was up against.
** In the series 5 two-parter ''The Hungry Earth''/''Cold Blood'', [[spoiler:Alaya poisons Tony]]. His veins turn green.
* In ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', Clark gets 'em when [[KryptoniteFactor Kryptonite]] is around... and KryptoniteIsEverywhere.



* In ''Series/TheVampireDiaries'', this is a standard part of a vampire's GameFace. The veins around their eyes appear to writhe with a black taint.
* In ''Series/{{Wolfblood}}'' when a character is close to transforming into a wolf they get these along with SupernaturalGoldEyes.



* In ''Series/{{Wolfblood}}'' when a character is close to transforming into a wolf they get these along with SupernaturalGoldEyes.
* This is the main symptom of the plague spread by Pestilence in the ''Series/SleepyHollow'' episode "John Doe".
* In ''Series/{{Helix}},'' victims of TheVirus develop black veins, particularly visible in the denuded infected lab rats the CDC researchers use for testing.
* In ''TheVampireDiaries'', this is a standard part of a vampire's GameFace. The veins around their eyes appear to writhe with a black taint.
* People affected by Alisha's power in ''Series/{{Misfits}}'' have their veins turn blue until contact is broken.



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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'':
** [[Recap/StarWarsTheCloneWarsS1E18MysteryOfAThousandMoons "Mystery of a Thousand Moons"]]: Those infected with the Blue Shadow Virus develop visible dark blue veins. The clone troopers, in particular, look ''awful''.
** [[Recap/StarWarsTheCloneWarsS3E16AltarOfMortis "Altar of Mortis"]]: When [[AnthropomorphicPersonification the Son]] [[spoiler:forcibly turns Ahsoka to the Dark Side by biting her, her veins turn dark and her eyes turn [[SupernaturalGoldEyes gold]].]]
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30th Mar '17 1:14:43 AM kome360
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* ''VideoGame/DarkestDungeon'': The Abomination, as seen in his skill slots. He has a stabilized flow of blight in his veins, and can deepen the veins to increase his resistances... or just cough up venom and spit it at his foes. Note that blight represents a combination of poison, venom, and acid all in one goopy package.
3rd Feb '17 11:06:41 PM tomensnaben
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* ''Webcomic/{{Ayuri}}'': Fenna, or more accurately, [[PuppeteerParasite her host]].
11th Jan '17 9:26:43 AM GojiBiscuits
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* Owing to his tendency to forcibly insert himself right into the bloodstream and organs of his opponents to extract 'information', Armisael in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' causes this to both the Eva he's attacking and the pilot of the Eva. Let's just say that Rei's encounter with Armisael looked incredibly painful.
7th Jan '17 7:06:19 PM Stellarvore
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* The vampires in JohnCarpentersVampires [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-gdWFGQ2EYg/UAL6bXBrKCI/AAAAAAAABNs/wPJHiEuyYUE/s1600/11.+Łowcy+wampirów+.jpg have them.]]
30th Oct '16 11:02:35 AM nombretomado
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* The Seventh Soul in ''{{GURPS}} Villains'' has black veins all over its body. These are its only persistent identifying feature, since it reincarnates.

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* The Seventh Soul in ''{{GURPS}} ''TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} Villains'' has black veins all over its body. These are its only persistent identifying feature, since it reincarnates.
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