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5th Mar '17 11:29:13 AM nombretomado
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* Iron Mask, a western villain from ''MarvelComics'', was a blacksmith who built himself a suit of bulletproof armour. Originally appearing in ''Kid Colt'', he would eventually end up fighting ComicBook/TheAvengers.

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* Iron Mask, a western villain from ''MarvelComics'', Creator/MarvelComics, was a blacksmith who built himself a suit of bulletproof armour. Originally appearing in ''Kid Colt'', he would eventually end up fighting ComicBook/TheAvengers.



* Blacksmith "Boom Boom" Brown was the partner of ''MarvelComics'' {{Western}} character the Two-Gun Kid.

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* Blacksmith "Boom Boom" Brown was the partner of ''MarvelComics'' Creator/MarvelComics {{Western}} character the Two-Gun Kid.
20th Feb '17 10:49:47 AM DarkHunter
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* ''VideoGame/DarkSouls'' has [[BadassNormal Andre of Astora]], [[GentleGiant Giant Blacksmith]] and [[DemBones Vamos]].

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* ''VideoGame/DarkSouls'' has [[BadassNormal numerous smiths, from the sorcerer-blacksmith Rickert of Vinheim, to the unnamed Giant Blacksmith of Anor Londo, to the skeleton smith Vamos. The most prominent, however, is Andre of Astora]], [[GentleGiant Giant Blacksmith]] and [[DemBones Vamos]].Astora, a good-natured, friendly man who even makes a re-appearance in ''VideoGame/DarkSoulsIII'', still smithing away.
17th Feb '17 10:40:03 AM riverdine
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* Modern blacksmithing took a huge leap in popularity with the {{Film/LordOfTheRings]], where the newfound addition of SpecialFeatures (more so with the ExtendedEditions) showed how detailed and authentic the production went into recreating the weaponry of the movie. From the hero swords, the villain weapons, the hand made chainmail, the added shown attention influenced many fans into going into the craft.
18th Jan '17 4:35:04 AM DaibhidC
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* On the Literature/{{Discworld}}, there's Jason Ogg, son of Nanny Ogg, who's so good at his craft that he's the only one [[AC:Death]] trusts to shoe his horse. The downside is, well, he has to shoe Death's horse.
** He also shoes [[spoiler: a unicorn. He has to use silver shoes and nails, and remarks that they won't last very long.]]
** On the other hand, the reward for being the best blacksmith in the world [[ShapedLikeItself is being the best blacksmith in the world.]] As in, being the best obligates you to ''always'' be the best. If someone brings him something and asks for it to be shoed, Jason must shoe it. He's even put shoes on an ant that some friends brought to him as a joke.
** Eskarina Smith's father in ''Discworld/EqualRites'' was a blacksmith
** Possibly Galder Weatherwax.

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* On the Literature/{{Discworld}}, there's Jason Ogg, son of Nanny Ogg, who's so good at his craft that he's the only one [[AC:Death]] trusts to shoe his horse. The downside is, well, he has to shoe Death's horse.
** He also shoes [[spoiler: a unicorn. He has to use silver shoes and nails, and remarks that they won't last very long.]]
** On the other hand, the reward
horse. The price for being the best blacksmith in the world [[ShapedLikeItself is being the best blacksmith in the world.]] As in, being the best obligates you to ''always'' be the best. If someone brings him something and asks for it to be shoed, Jason must shoe it. He's even put shoes on an ant that some friends brought to him as a joke.
joke. He also shoes [[spoiler: a unicorn. He has to use silver shoes and nails, and remarks that they won't last very long.]]
** Eskarina Smith's father in ''Discworld/EqualRites'' was a blacksmith
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blacksmith.
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Possibly Galder Weatherwax.
27th Dec '16 5:02:02 PM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** As an apprentice smith, Gendry upholds his father's family tradition of wielding hammers.
** The Smith is one of the male aspects of the God of the Seven, symbolizing industry and craftsmanship.
21st Dec '16 12:06:23 AM Xtifr
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* In Lloyd Alexander's ''Taran Wanderer'' (fourth in the ''Literature/ChroniclesOfPrydain''), Taran briefly stays with a blacksmith who fits this trope description to a T. He teaches Taran how to forge his own sword, and, like the weaver and potter that Taran also stayed with, offers Taran his own philosophy of life.

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* In Lloyd Alexander's ''Taran Wanderer'' (fourth in the ''Literature/ChroniclesOfPrydain''), ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfPrydain''), Taran briefly stays with a blacksmith who fits this trope description to a T. He teaches Taran how to forge his own sword, and, like the weaver and potter that Taran also stayed with, offers Taran his own philosophy of life.
13th Nov '16 4:23:44 PM nombretomado
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* Hephaestus appeared in an episode of JusticeLeagueUnlimited, making Ares a suit of living armor. He also reveals he's the one to build Wonder Woman's equipment.

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* Hephaestus appeared in an episode of JusticeLeagueUnlimited, ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'', making Ares a suit of living armor. He also reveals he's the one to build Wonder Woman's equipment.
30th Oct '16 4:01:32 PM nombretomado
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* In ''HerculesTheLegendaryJourneys'', Princess Atalanta is a blacksmith instead of a huntress for some reason.

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* In ''HerculesTheLegendaryJourneys'', ''Series/HerculesTheLegendaryJourneys'', Princess Atalanta is a blacksmith instead of a huntress for some reason.



* Gwen's father on ''Series/{{Merlin}}''. There's also an official royal swordsmith mentioned.

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* Gwen's father on ''Series/{{Merlin}}''.''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}''. There's also an official royal swordsmith mentioned.
28th Oct '16 1:47:10 PM Morgenthaler
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* Gendry from ''ASongOfIceAndFire'' is [[spoiler:a perfect example of the secret legacy variant mentioned above.]] Donal Noye is a retired smith with one arm [[spoiler: ...who killed the King of the Giants.]]

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* ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'':
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Gendry from ''ASongOfIceAndFire'' is [[spoiler:a perfect example of the secret legacy variant mentioned above.]] Donal Noye is a retired smith with one arm [[spoiler: ...who killed the King of the Giants.]]
1st Sep '16 7:34:42 PM PersonWithManyAliases
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* ''VideoGame/DarkSouls'' has [[BadassNormal Andre of Astora]], [[GentleGiant Giant Blacksmith]] and [[DemBones Vamos]]. [[spoiler: WordOfGod confirmed Andre is actually the '''First Born of Gwyn''', rather than Solaire.]]

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* ''VideoGame/DarkSouls'' has [[BadassNormal Andre of Astora]], [[GentleGiant Giant Blacksmith]] and [[DemBones Vamos]]. [[spoiler: WordOfGod confirmed Andre is actually the '''First Born of Gwyn''', rather than Solaire.]]
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