Tricked Out Gloves


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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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