Created By: KZN02 on July 14, 2010 Last Edited By: KZN02 on July 14, 2010
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Gloves that enables to wearer to do cool stuff. It may be used as Phlebotinum-Handling Equipment.

See also Power Fist (basically the weaponized brother), Tricked-Out Shoes (the shoe counterpart), and Arm Cannon.

Examples:

Anime and Manga
  • Roy Mustang from Fullmetal Alchemist has gloves that allow him to create large amounts of fire by snapping his fingers.
    • To elaborate - his glove has an alchemical circle inscribed on top, allowing for instant transmutation of gases in the air, and is covered in a special substance, which allows him to make sparks (and ignite aforementioned gases into a fireball).

Comic Books
  • Goldenglove I and II from Astro City, with gloves taken from a UFO crash.

Live-Action TV

Oral Tradition
  • Thor's iron gloves from Norse mythology, needed to handle Mjolnir.

Professional Wrestling
  • There is/was the "Coal Miner's Glove" Gimmick Match, where said glove was on a pole (or hidden in one of several boxes). If you got the glove you could put it on and hit your opponent with it. Presumably that's better than just hitting them with your fist.
    • Even a "normal" glove allows you to punch harder by reducing the damage to the skin on your knuckles, and thus the pain.

Tabletop RPG
  • Dungeons & Dragons has had many magical gauntlets and gloves over the years with a variety of powers.

Video Games
  • The Legend of Zelda series had several of these:
    • A Link to the Past had the Power Glove, enabling you to lift white rocks, and the Titan's Mitt, enabling you to lift black rocks. Both are required to access certain areas.
    • Ocarina of Time had the Silver Gauntlets, allowing you to lift rocks and move large blocks; and the Golden Gauntlets, allowing you to lift and throw aside huge rock pillars.
    • Oracle of Ages had the Power Glove, an upgrade to the Power Bracelet allowing big blue statues to be lifted.
    • Oracle of Seasons and Four Swords had the Magnetic Gloves, allowing you to attract or repel magnetized objects.
    • The Minish Cap had the Mole Mitts, allowing you to dig rapidly through earth.
  • Bioshock 2: the Hack Tool does Exactly What It Says on the Tin, in addition to deploying sentries.
  • Precis from Star Ocean: The Second Story has one attached to her backpack.
    • Pickpocketing gloves.
  • The Time Manipulation Device in Singularity.
  • Nintendo's Power Glove in The Wizard. In Real Life - not so much.
  • Ratchet gets several gloves that dispense different projectiles, from bombs to mines to automated turrets.
  • The Wraithguard gauntlet from The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind lets you handle Kagrenac's tools.

Western Animation
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Community Feedback Replies: 23
  • July 11, 2010
    Meophist
    Precis from Star Ocean The Second Story has one attached to her backpack.
  • July 11, 2010
    randomsurfer
  • July 11, 2010
    Lysythe
    Goldenglove I and II from Astro City, with gloves taken from a UFO crash.
  • July 11, 2010
    Mischlings
    Roy Mustang from Full Metal Alchemist. His gloves allow him to create large amounts of fire by snapping his fingers.
  • July 11, 2010
    GiantSpaceChinchilla
    @Mischlings: I thought the gloves made a small amount of fire and that he used alchemy to more useful things to it, no?
  • July 11, 2010
    JonnyB
    Nintendo Powergloves?
  • July 12, 2010
    Dcoetzee
    • The Legend Of Zelda series had several of these:
      • A Link to the Past had the Power Glove, enabling you to lift white rocks, and the Titan's Mitt, enabling you to lift black rocks. Both are required to access certain areas.
      • Ocarina of Time had the Silver Gauntlets, allowing you to lift rocks and move large blocks; and the Golden Gauntlets, allowing you to lift and throw aside huge rock pillars.
      • Oracle of Ages had the Power Glove, an upgrade to the Power Bracelet allowing big blue statues to be lifted.
      • Oracle of Seasons and Four Swords had the Magnetic Gloves, allowing you to attract or repel magnetized objects.
      • The Minish Cap had the Mole Mitts, allowing you to dig rapidly through earth.

  • July 12, 2010
    TheBigSock
  • July 12, 2010
    Arivne
    Tabletop RPG
    • Dungeons And Dragons has had many magical gauntlets and gloves over the years with a variety of powers.
  • July 12, 2010
    TBTabby
    • The SWAT Kats' Glove-o-Tricks.
    • Ratchet gets several gloves that dispense different projectiles, from bombs to mines to automated turrets.
  • July 12, 2010
    Bisected8
    Technically the Engineer's new weapon isn't a glove; it's a robotic had that replaces his real one.

    See also: Power Fist
  • July 12, 2010
    chubbyboy
    Invasion America had the Exotar, which gave the hero telekinetic powers.
  • July 12, 2010
    randomsurfer
    Professional Wrestling has (or had) the "Coal Miner's Glove" Gimmick Match, where said glove was on a pole (or hidden in one of several boxes). If you got the glove you could put it on and hit your opponant with it. Presumably that's better than just hitting them with your fist.
  • July 12, 2010
    aurora369
    The Wraithguard gauntlet from The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind lets you handle Kagrenac's tools.
  • July 12, 2010
    Mozgwsloiku
    Do prosthetics count?
  • July 12, 2010
    Delf
    To elaborate on Roy Mustang - his glove has an alchemical circle inscribed on top, allowing for instant transmutation of gases in the air, and is covered in a special substance, which allows him to make sparks (and ignite aforementioned gases into a fireball).
  • July 12, 2010
    Bisected8
    @randomsurfer: Even a "normal" glove allows you to punch harder by reducing the damage to the skin on your knuckles, and thus the pain.
  • July 12, 2010
    KZN02
    Looking good, any complaints or concerns, like the title, before I launch?
  • July 12, 2010
    Meophist
    Now that you've changed the title, I remember there were pick-pocketing gloves in Star Ocean The Second Story, although I don't remember what they were called. They were a requirement for pick-pocketing.
  • July 12, 2010
    Dcoetzee
    As mentioned, there is overlap with Power Fist, whenever the glove is used as a weapon.
  • July 13, 2010
    vultur
    Thor's iron gloves from Norse mythology, needed to handle Mjolnir.
  • July 14, 2010
    Unknown Troper
    On one House Of Mouse short, Mickey Mouse gets his trademark White Gloves mixed up with a magician's, which enables him to do magic tricks.
  • July 14, 2010
    FrodoGoofballCoTV
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