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6th Apr '15 2:40:08 AM FurryKef
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** Equipment explicitly draws from its users aura as a power source. Using a weapon that is too strong for you would result in a painful death as your weapon drains you dry.
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** Equipment explicitly draws from its users user's aura as a power source. Using a weapon that is too strong for you would result in a painful death as your weapon drains you dry.
24th Oct '14 10:05:20 PM Nasrudith
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** Equipment explicitly draws from its users aura as a power source. Using a weapon that is too strong for you would result in a painful death as your weapon drains you dry.
5th Dec '13 9:05:22 AM VPhantom
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* '''Exploited''': Evulz makes this unusable sword to be his contractually-required AchillesHeel, effectively making himself invincible.
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* '''Exploited''': '''Exploited''': ** Evulz makes this unusable sword to be his contractually-required AchillesHeel, effectively making himself invincible.
4th Dec '13 3:48:51 PM dclark
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** Evulz, when required to supply the hero with a weapon for a duel, hands the level 10 hero a sword that requires level 42 to equip. He's a cheating jackhole like that.
16th Mar '13 9:29:52 AM Bisected8
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* '''Downplayed''': ???
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* '''Downplayed''': ???Characters lower than level 42 can use the sword, but they take penalties when using it which may or may not outweigh the bonuses it provides.
25th Jan '13 9:32:53 AM VPhantom
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* '''Exaggerated''': ...and also requires high Stamina, high Strength, high-ranked [[HeroesPreferSwords Weapon Focus: Sword]], and [[KarmaMeter a light-side alignment]]
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* '''Exaggerated''': ...and also requires high Stamina, high Strength, high-ranked [[HeroesPreferSwords Weapon Focus: Sword]], and [[KarmaMeter a light-side alignment]]alignment]]. * '''Downplayed''': ???

* '''Deconstructed''': There is nobody mighty enough to wield the Sword of Troperism, and eventually it goes to rust. * '''Reconstructed''': The ChosenOne who ''can'' wield it takes it to the UltimateBlacksmith and gets it repaired.

* '''Deconstructed''': There is nobody mighty enough to wield the Sword of Troperism, and eventually it goes to rust. * '''Reconstructed''': The ChosenOne who ''can'' wield it takes it to the UltimateBlacksmith and gets it repaired.repaired. * '''Plotted A Good Waste''': "Becoming powerful enough to use the Sword" forms an entire plotline or story arc.

* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': "Becoming powerful enough to use the Sword" forms an entire plotline or story arc.

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-------- %% Optional items, added after Conversed, at your discretion: %% %%* '''Implied''': ???
19th Jun '12 1:45:43 PM FinalStarman
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* '''Justified''': The Sword is an EmpathicWeapon that refuses to be wielded by a wimp.
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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''': ** The Sword is an EmpathicWeapon that refuses to be wielded by a wimp.

* '''Inverted''': Far from having strength ''requirements'', the Sword actually [[StatSticks strengthens the]] [[AmplifierArtifact wielder]], and may even be an UpgradeArtifact.
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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''': ** Far from having strength ''requirements'', the Sword actually [[StatSticks strengthens the]] [[AmplifierArtifact wielder]], and may even be an UpgradeArtifact.

14th Nov '11 12:25:50 PM dalek955
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'''Basic Trope''': Items of equipment have requirements that must be met in order to use them. * '''Straight''': The Sword of Troperism requires the user to be at least [[CharacterLevel level 42]]. * '''Exaggerated''': ...and also requires high Stamina, high Strength, high-ranked [[HeroesPreferSwords Weapon Focus: Sword]], and [[KarmaMeter a light-side alignment]] * '''Justified''': The Sword is an EmpathicWeapon that refuses to be wielded by a wimp. ** The Sword is [[{{BFS}} so big and heavy]] that only a mighty hero can even lift it. * '''Inverted''': Far from having strength ''requirements'', the Sword actually [[StatSticks strengthens the]] [[AmplifierArtifact wielder]], and may even be an UpgradeArtifact. ** The Sword [[LowLevelAdvantage can only be used by the ]]''[[LowLevelAdvantage lowest]]''[[LowLevelAdvantage -level characters]]. * '''Subverted''': To obtain the sword, you need to do a quest, which requires level 42. However, you can also just buy it from another player, and you can wield it at any level. * '''Double Subverted''': You still need level 42 to use the sword's transformation power, which is the sword's one and only worthwhile aspect. * '''Parodied''': The item appears in an RPGMechanicsVerse, and the characters actually talk about needing to {{level up}} to use it. * '''Deconstructed''': There is nobody mighty enough to wield the Sword of Troperism, and eventually it goes to rust. * '''Reconstructed''': The ChosenOne who ''can'' wield it takes it to the UltimateBlacksmith and gets it repaired. * '''Zig Zagged''': Some items have requirements, some don't, [[SituationalSword some only have them on certain days of the week]], and you can never find out any of this. * '''Averted''': The Sword has no requirements for use. * '''Enforced''': The dev team wanted to make sure that a player couldn't somehow acquire the Sword at level 6 for an instant DiscOneNuke. * '''Lampshaded''': "So with 291 strength I can't even lift it, but if I had 300 strength I could wield it like a master? What's ''with'' this thing?!" * '''Invoked''': [[BigBad Emperor Evulz]] forged the Sword and designed it to require an impossibly high-level wielder, knowing that the Hero will one day discover it but find it useless against him. * '''Exploited''': Evulz makes this unusable sword to be his contractually-required AchillesHeel, effectively making himself invincible. * '''Defied''': The Sword is made specifically to be usable by weak characters. * '''Discussed''': "Oh great, now my character has a sword that he's two levels too weak to use." * '''Conversed''': "Oh great, now I have a sword that I'm two levels too weak to use." * '''Played For Laughs''': The character finds out that after all that questing, he can't actually use the Sword he got from all this and has a comical HeroicBSOD. * '''Played For Drama''': Something horrible happens to a low-level character because he wasn't strong enough to wield the Sword when he needed to. * '''Plotted A Good Waste''': "Becoming powerful enough to use the Sword" forms an entire plotline or story arc. ---- Back to LevelLockedLoot, if you're mighty enough to wield the Mouse of Link-Clicking... ----
14th Nov '11 12:25:24 PM dalek955
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'''Basic Trope''': Items of equipment have requirements that must be met in order to use them. * '''Straight''': The Sword of Troperism requires the user to be at least [[CharacterLevel level 42]]. * '''Exaggerated''': ...and also requires high Stamina, high Strength, high-ranked [[HeroesPreferSwords Weapon Focus: Sword]], and [[KarmaMeter a light-side alignment]] * '''Justified''': The Sword is an EmpathicWeapon that refuses to be wielded by a wimp. ** The Sword is [[{{BFS}} so big and heavy]] that only a mighty hero can even lift it. * '''Inverted''': Far from having strength ''requirements'', the Sword actually [[StatSticks strengthens the]] [[AmplifierArtifact wielder]], and may even be an UpgradeArtifact. ** The Sword [[LowLevelAdvantage can only be used by the ]]''[[LowLevelAdvantage lowest]]''[[LowLevelAdvantage -level characters]]. * '''Subverted''': To obtain the sword, you need to do a quest, which requires level 42. However, you can also just buy it from another player, and you can wield it at any level. * '''Double Subverted''': You still need level 42 to use the sword's transformation power, which is the sword's one and only worthwhile aspect. * '''Parodied''': The item appears in an RPGMechanicsVerse, and the characters actually talk about needing to {{level up}} to use it. * '''Deconstructed''': There is nobody mighty enough to wield the Sword of Troperism, and eventually it goes to rust. * '''Reconstructed''': The ChosenOne who ''can'' wield it takes it to the UltimateBlacksmith and gets it repaired. * '''Zig Zagged''': Some items have requirements, some don't, [[SituationalSword some only have them on certain days of the week]], and you can never find out any of this. * '''Averted''': The Sword has no requirements for use. * '''Enforced''': The dev team wanted to make sure that a player couldn't somehow acquire the Sword at level 6 for an instant DiscOneNuke. * '''Lampshaded''': "So with 291 strength I can't even lift it, but if I had 300 strength I could wield it like a master? What's ''with'' this thing?!" * '''Invoked''': [[BigBad Emperor Evulz]] forged the Sword and designed it to require an impossibly high-level wielder, knowing that the Hero will one day discover it but find it useless against him. * '''Exploited''': Evulz makes this unusable sword to be his contractually-required AchillesHeel, effectively making himself invincible. * '''Defied''': The Sword is made specifically to be usable by weak characters. * '''Discussed''': "Oh great, now my character has a sword that he's two levels too weak to use." * '''Conversed''': "Oh great, now I have a sword that I'm two levels too weak to use." * '''Played For Laughs''': The character finds out that after all that questing, he can't actually use the Sword he got from all this and has a comical HeroicBSOD. * '''Played For Drama''': Something horrible happens to a low-level character because he wasn't strong enough to wield the Sword when he needed to. * '''Plotted A Good Waste''': "Becoming powerful enough to use the Sword" forms an entire plotline or story arc. ---- Back to LevelLockedLoot, if you're mighty enough to wield the Mouse of Link-Clicking... ----
23rd Aug '11 2:01:29 AM dalek955
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* '''Double Subverted''': You still need level 42 to use the sword's transformation power, which turns it into an actually decent weapon, and the sword is really weak otherwise.
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* '''Double Subverted''': You still need level 42 to use the sword's transformation power, which turns it into an actually decent weapon, is the sword's one and the sword is really weak otherwise.only worthwhile aspect.
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