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->''"JustForFun/{{Hello}} My Name is Inigo Montoya. YouKilledMyFather. PrepareToDie."''
-->-- '''Inigo Montoya''', ''Literature/ThePrincessBride'' (in one of the most [[TropeOverdosed trope-heavy]] statements in the history of literature; incidentally, it [[TropeNamers named most of them]])

Before a duel begins, one character announces himself to his opponent without any prompting because he wants his target to know [[PreAssKickingOneLiner who is about to pound him]].

Causes can be GenocideBackfire, YouKilledMyFather, or there could be nothing personal and the hero is just doing this ForGreatJustice. It can lead to ButForMeItWasTuesday, but is more likely to be caused by it.

This trope is also very common in Japanese anime, manga and videogames regardless of situation: It was part of the {{Samurai}} code of honour to tell your opponent your name before fighting them and not doing so was considered rude.

May directly accompany a HeroicSecondWind.[[note]]Which, for those of you wondering, is the [[Administrivia/LaunchDisplacement new name of the old trope that used to be called My Name Is Inigo Montoya.]][[/note]]

Compare TransformationNameAnnouncement, InTheNameOfTheMoon, SayMyName, IAmXSonOfY. See also MyNameIsQuestionMarks, BadassBoast


[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* Occurs a lot in ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''.
** Most of the Arrancar seem to have some sort of honor hangup where they need to know their opponent's name. Byakuya flat out refuses to give his because he doesn't see any point in giving his name to someone (Zommari) who's about to die, and Mayuri only asks Szayelaporro's name because he wants to know what to label the jar he'll be in. Yes, all of them are guilty of adding in their rank for ''no real reason''. Only Ulquiorra and Yammy were late on it; Ulquiorra didn't bother with his last name until he'd already killed Ichigo, and Yammy did it when he off-screened Rukia, Renji, and Chad.
** This trope is directly invoked by Ikkaku, who believes that you should only introduce yourself to an opponent if you intend to kill them. Which makes this line all the more badass.
-->"I'm the 3rd seated officer of Zaraki's division, Madarame Ikakku! You don't have to tell me your name, you just have to remember mine...because it's the name of the man who'll kick your ass!"
** Ichigo's inner Hollow: [[AvertedTrope I have no name]]!
*** Later, Ichigo's inner Hollow reveals that this statement was false, and tells Ichigo his actual name. The true significance of this isn't revealed to the readers for another ''six years''.
--->"I am... [[spoiler:[[WhamLine Zangetsu]]]]!"
** [[ZigzaggingTrope Zigzagged]] with the Vandenreich, as its members have varying degrees of [[CombatPragmatist Combat Pragmatism]]. The Stern Ritter who fights Kyouraku during the first assault clearly feels no need to introduce himself, as 40 chapters later we STILL don't know his name. On the other hand, [[spoiler:Haschwalth]], Kyouraku's opponent in the second assault, makes a very formal introduction, which Kyouraku reciprocates.
** An epic example when Ichibei erases Yhwach's name, greatly reducing his power. Just when Ichibei thinks he's about to win, Yhwach counters the ability, declares his name, and kills him.
* In ''Anime/DigimonXrosWars'', Shoutmon tends to begin a fight with something along the lines of "We are the ones who will change this world! We are Xros Heart!"
* PlayedForLaughs in ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'':
---> "I, Misao Makimachi, see no compelling reason to give villains like you my name!"
* ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' (technically ''Anime/DragonBallKai''): "I'm a proud Saiyan who calls Earth home, and I'm here to defeat you. I am the warrior you've heard of in legends, pure of heart and awakened by fury. That's what I am. I AM THE SUPER SAIYAN, '''SON GOKU'''!"
** Vegeta also does not let us forget that he's the "Prince of all Saiyans".
* ''Literature/FateZero'': Rider particularly does this, in the form of exposing himself as [[spoiler:[[UsefulNotes/AlexanderTheGreat Iskandar]], the King of Conquerors.]]
* ''Anime/GaoGaiGar'': "[[TheNameisBondJamesBond My name is]] [[CharClone J]]! Soldat [[HeelFaceTurn J]]!"
* ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'': Played straight and inverted.
** ''My name is Haruhi Suzumiya and I'm from east Junior high. I have no interest in ordinary humans! if any of you are aliens, time travelers, sliders or espers, come join me. that is all.
** She introduces herself to the Computer President ''after'' [[DynamicEntry drop-kicking him.]] Also, she was accepting his challenge instead of delivering one.
* ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'': Polnareff gets in an epic one when he figures out how to beat J.Geil's Hanged Man [[FightingSpirit Stand]]:
-->'''Polnareff''': ''Hey, Kakyoin. You don't say things like that in this kind of a situation. Listen! [[InvokedTrope In situations like this, you've got to say something more like this before you get your revenge.]] My name is Jean Pierre Polnareff. For my sister's honor, and so that my friend Avdol can rest in peace... I'm going to hurl you into the depths of despair, J. Geil!''
** Immediately after, Kakyoin gets one as well.
-->'''Kakyoin''': ''[[IronicEcho Polnareff, that's not what you say here. When taking revenge, you shouldn't say, "Why, you...". You say this.]] My name is Noriaki Kakyoin. To avenge my friend, Avdol, and so the soul of Polnareff's sister may rest in peace, I will have you pay with your life.''
** A lengthy one happens in Part 4, where [[spoiler:[[BigBad Yoshikage Kira]] does one against Shegechi before promptly blowing him up.]]
-->'''[[spoiler:Kira]]''':''[[spoiler:My name is Yoshikage Kira.]] I'm 33 years old...I take care not to trouble myself with any enemies, like winning or losing, that would cause me to lose sleep at night. That is how I deal with society, and I know that is what brings me happiness. Although, if I were to fight, I wouldn't lose to anyone. Basically, [[spoiler:Shigechi]], you are a troublesome thing that would hinder my sleep, and therefore my enemy...I'm going to eliminate you now before you have a chance to speak, so I can sleep soundly again tonight.''
* ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'': Hibarin from Monster Tamer Tsuna, "I am Hibarin, the dreadful vampire. My address is Demon Valley 2-4. I love Salisbury steak and coconut juice. My hobby is to have fun by myself. And to bite weak people to death. And to play with birds." Cue Tsuna lampshading this trope, "He's giving an introduction when nobody asked for one! And it's taking forever." And Hibari finishing his monologue with this: "And to patrol my castle. That's right. I have one last thing to say. I'm not much of a talker.
* [[VillainProtagonist Light Yagami]] from Manga/DeathNote informs Naomi Misora that he is Kira, [[spoiler: approximately one second before her death kicks in]].
* ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'':
** ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaAs'': "Time-Space Administration Bureau Part-time mage, Fate Testarossa." She does this right after saving Nanoha and right before attempting to place Vita under arrest.
** Done again by both parties during ep 12, right before each of them attacks the FinalBoss.
** In ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'', we have this little gem:
--> '''Vita''': "Time-Space Administration Bureau's Riot Force Six; Forward Stars' sub-commander, Vita."\\
'''Zest Grangaitz''': "Zest."
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' Accompanying a HeroicSecondWind:
-->'''Nodoka:'''" I am Miyazaki Nodoka, treasure hunter and member of Ala Alba. [[LetsGetDangerous My counterattack starts here.]]"
* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'': "My name is Naruto Uzumaki, and I'm gonna beat every one of ya!"
* This happens a lot in the ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' anime, especially during gym battles.
* ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'': I am Ranma Saotome of the [[MartialArtsAndCrafts Saotome School of Anything-Goes Martial Arts]] ([[ItMakesSenseInContext here, hold my bag a sec]]). I [[NobodyCallsMeChicken accept your challenge]]!
* ''LightNovel/ShakuganNoShana'': "I am a Flame Haze, one who swore and chose to protect the balance of the world!"
* ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann''
** The heroes have a catchphrase that precisely announces a 'I AM/WE ARE XXX' shout by whoever it is to kick ass: WHO THE HELL DO YOU THINK I AM/WE ARE?!"
** This trope became Nia's first CrowningMomentOfAwesome! "The Spiral King Lordgenome's eldest daughter, Nia Teppelin commands you to stand down, Andiane the Elegant! Are you aware of who I am?" Simon and Yoko instantly did a "holy shit!" expression upon hearing it.
** Two episodes later, Simon's [[HesBack meteoric return]] had him pulling off one: "[[spoiler:My Bro is dead. He's gone. But on my back and in my heart, he continues to live on!]] ''(Guame: "Huuuuh?!")'' [[HotBlooded Drilling to pierce the heavens: even if I'm digging my own grave, as long as I break through, it's my victory!]] ''(Guame: "What? What the hell are you talking about?!")'' [[CatchPhrase Who the hell do you think I am?]] I'm not my Bro, [[MemeticBadass Kamina]]. I AM ME! SIMON THE DIGGER!!!" Then he proceeds to kick major amounts of ass...
** Simon continues this in the final showdown with Lordgenome as a PreAssKickingOneLiner:
-->'''Simon:''' My Name is Simon. [[TheLeader Leader]] of Team Dai-Gurren. If you've decided to be a wall that's standing in my way, I've got something that will open a hole in you every time. And that something is MY DRILL!
* In ''LightNovel/ACertainMagicalIndex'', magicians have a Magic Name, which they typically only reveal in a very serious situation, like when they declare they will kill someone, or when they need to use their full power.
* ''Anime/RomeoXJuliet'': "I am Juliet Fiamatta Ars Di Capulet!"
* PlayedWith in ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia:'' [[spoiler:rather than give [[KnightTemplar Stain]] the HeroKiller his real name, [[ClassRepresentative Tenya]] announces that [[LegacyCharacter he's Ingenium]]--the Hero Name that his [[CareerEndingInjury crippled brother]] wanted him to take up, but which he had chosen not to use until now]].

* When a brainwashed and tortured ComicBook/{{Wolverine}} first recovers his memories and powers in the "Insane in the Brain" storyline:
-->'''Dr. Rot:''' This is your last chance, Patient X. Do you hear me? ''Patient X?''\\
'''Wolverine:''' No...\\
''([[OhCrap snikt]])''\\
'''Wolverine:''' My name... is '''Logan!'''
* This gem from ''ComicBook/{{Superman}}: Man of Steel'' #96 in 2000, as Eradicator was trying to get him to turn away from his Human upbringing and constantly calling him Kal-El.
-->'''Superman''': My name is ''Clark Kent''. Get out of my home. '''''Get off my planet.'''''
* In ''Comicbook/AvatarTheLastAirbenderThePromise'', after someone throws a rock at Sokka, Toph comes to defend him with this:
-->"That's it! Don't you dunderheads know who I am? I'm Toph Bei Fong, the greatest earthbender of all time! When my friend tells you to calm down, you calm down!"
* This classic from ''ComicBook/TheMightyThor'' Vol 1, #379 in 1987, by Thor himself to Jormungand.
--> But I have many names, serpent, even as you. Vingthor the Hurler, Longbeard's Son, have I been called. Hrodr's foeman, too. In Tyr's ancestral home, wisest Hymir knew my name as Veur; unhappy Hrungnir's playmate some have called me. East of Elvigar in Gianthome they whisper Hloriddi's name. My father called me son. My mother called me darling. And beneath the vaults of Heaven, I am ''Thor Odinson, the Thunderer, Jormungand's Fear!''

[[folder:Fan Works]]
* In ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcI0vOSD6h0 .hack Trilogy Abridged]]'', Haseo's version of this is: "My Name Is Haseo the Terror of Death, you killed my Shino, PrepareToDie!!", and he says it when he battles Tri-Edge.
* Konata Productions' ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion AbridgedSeries'' introduces Touji Suzahara with him saying "My name is Touji Suzahara. You killed my screen time. Prepare to die!!"
* A cult classic, ''Pokémon Revisited'', has Ash burst into every gym with the line "My name is Ash, and I'm here to KILL YOU!" in way of challenging the gym leader.
* In ''[[Fanfic/TotalDramaComebackSeries Total Drama Battlegrounds]],'' Ezekiel uses this trope in the virtual reality game after zombies kill his girlfriend, Heather.
* The Fanfic/ElementalChessTrilogy gives [[Manga/FullmetalAlchemist Roy Mustang]] a short speech like this, when confronting TheMole of the second story.
* ''FanFic/TheImmortalGame'': Twilight Sparkle has a brief, but epic, moment like this when [[BigBad Titan]] is torturing her, while referring to her as "pony", "unicorn", and by the name of one of her ancestors who fought him the first time around. [[spoiler: The pain causes her mind -- which had previously [[SplitPersonality fractured]] from trauma earlier in the story -- to [[SplitPersonalityMerge fuse back together]], restoring Twilight to her [[HesBack true personality and power]].]] Cue [[CurbStompBattle asskicking]].
-->"My name is not Coruscare. My name is not unicorn. My name is not pony. [[HesBack My name is]] ''[[HesBack Twilight Sparkle.]]''"
* ''Fanfic/AceCombatTheEquestrianWar'': Fluttershy, before unleashing a beatdown on Night Raven and after he scoffs at her.
-->'''Night Raven''': Who do you think you are, you wimp?\\
'''Fluttershy''': My name is Fluttershy! Iím a member of the Mirage squadron! And I've sworn to protect Equestria and my friends! Iím a pony that represents the Element of Kindness! But, to you... [[PreAssKickingOneLiner I will show no mercy]]!
* ''Fanfic/TheWizardInTheShadows'': Harry, DeadpanSnarker that he is, considers that he should have used a variation on the original to Voldemort: [[CrowningMomentOfFunny "Hello. My Name is Harry Potter. You killed my parents. Prepare to die."]]
** This is after he quotes the 'to the pain' speech to the Mouth of Sauron.
* In the ''FanFic/HorseshoesAndHandGrenades'' sidestory, ''Month of Sundays'': "I am Akiko Narumi-Terui, daughter of the famous Souichi Narumi...[[spoiler: and the new Kamen Rider Skull!]] Prepare to die!"
* In the fan film ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ffeLRuKCI0 The Jedi Hunter]]'', which spoofs the ''Franchise/StarWars'' franchise in the form of ''The Series/CrocodileHunter'' with Boba Fett in the Steve Irwin role, Boba utters the trope almost word-for-word in his climactic showdown with Mace Windu:
-->'''Boba Fett''': G'day, mate! My name is Boba Fett. You killed my father. Prepare to die.
* ''[[Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm Ghosts of the Past]]'' has an absolutely terrifying one, when the [[BadassCrew Winter Guard]] break into Xavier's school, immediately preceding a CurbStompBattle:
-->"Good evening. My name is Magneto. [[spoiler: You kidnapped my daughter. You kidnapped my daughter's godson.]] You tortured them both. You have twisted the latter into your weapon," he said. [[TranquilFury The glow in his eyes blazed brighter, in concert with the soft, cold rage infusing every syllable.]] [[PreAssKickingOneLiner "I would like to discuss this.]] [[CruelMercy And if you are very lucky...I might allow you to live.]]"

[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/MonstersVsAliens'': "The name... is Ginormica."
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Brave}}'': "I am Merida, firstborn descendant of the Clan [=DunBroch=]. And ''I'll'' be shooting for my ''own'' hand!"
* ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'': "My name is Joaquin! Son of Captain Mondragon! Tonight, the town of San Angel, is under my protection. Prepare to be defeated."
* Played with in ''Film/{{Moana}}''. Moana tries to intimidate the demigod Maui into helping her with a well-prepared speech centered around the line "I am Moana of Motonui," but when she actually gets to say it to Maui's face, she can barely finish the line because Maui is too focused on discussing his many titles.

[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* In ''Film/ThePrincessBride'', this happens just like in the book. Inigo begins repeating it, first barely louder than a murmur because of his injuries. He soon progresses to nearly screaming it.
-->'''Rugen:''' StopSayingThat!
* "The [[TropeNamers name]] is [[TheNameIsBondJamesBond Bond.]] Film/JamesBond."
* In ''Film/TheGodfatherPartII'', Young Vito Corleone/Andolini confronts an elderly Don Ciccio, who killed his parents when Vito was a boy. Don Ciccio asks "Tell me, who was your father?" Vito replies "My father was Antonio Andolini, and this is for you!" He then proceeds to stab him and start a gunfight.
* From ''Film/{{Gladiator}}'':
-->'''Maximus:''' [[TryToFitThatOnABusinessCard My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, Commander of the armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions]]. [[OfferedTheCrown Loyal servant]] to the ''true'' emperor, Marcus Aurelius. [[PapaWolf Father to a murdered son]], [[ItsPersonal Husband to a murdered wife]], [[PrepareToDie and I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next]].
* Occupation version: in the second ''Film/NightAtTheMuseum'', Larry finishes his fight with Kahmunrah with "I'm the nightguard".
* "I am Franchise/{{Batman}}!" Done at least once per continuity. [[Quotes/{{Batman}} Take a look.]] And this is still not all of them
* ''Film/TheNeverendingStory'': "If we're about to die anyway, I'd rather die fighting! [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Come for me, G'mork! I am Atreyu]]!"
* "This is Film/{{Constantine}}. [[TheNameIsBondJamesBond John Constantine...]] [[PrecisionFStrike asshole.]]"
* ''Film/{{Apocalypto}}'': "I am Jaguar Paw, Son of Flint Sky. My father hunted this forest before me. My name is Jaguar Paw, I am a hunter. This is my forest, and my sons will hunt it with their sons after I am gone. Come on! COME ON!!"
* ''Film/TheIsland'': "My name is Lincoln!!!"
* The first ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' movie. To clear up all that "N.B.E.-01"/"Ice Man" nonsense the worthless human insects have been calling him, the leader of the Decepticons announces himself: '''[+[[IncomingHam "I AM MEGATRON!"]]+]'''
** ''Film/TransformersAgeOfExtinction'' has one as well, when Galvatron reveals his self-awareness and takes control of the KSI Drones: '''[+[[IncomingHam "I AM GALVATRON!"]]+]'''
** ''Film/TransformersTheLastKnight'' finally gives a heroic example. When Optimus faces Infernocus, he causes him to separate into his separate components, who all charge at him. Optimus swings his sword decaptitating them all, while delivering his line: "Did you forget who I am? '''I AM OPTIMUS PRIME!'''"
* ''Film/XMenTheLastStand'' "I'm the Juggernaut, [[ThisIsForEmphasisBitch bitch!"]]
* ''Film/TheMatrix'': [[PunctuatedForEmphasis "My name. Is. Neo!"]]
* ''Film/MortalKombat'': After Shang Tsung tries for the second time to drag someone else into the final fight:
-->'''Liu Kang''': "I am Liu Kang, [[TheChosenOne descendant of Kung Lao]]. I challenge ''you'' to Mortal Kombat!"
* Beautifully subverted in ''Film/OnceUponATimeInTheWest''. Harmonica never tells Frank his name. When Frank demands to know, he gives him plenty of names, but none of them his.
-->'''Frank:''' Who are you?\\
'''Harmonica:''' Jim Cooper, Chuck Youngblood.\\
'''Frank:''' More dead men.\\
'''Harmonica:''' They were all alive until they met you, Frank.
** Played straight, however in ''Film/ForAFewDollarsMore'', where Mortimer called out Indio with "Colonel Douglas Mortimer, Indio - does that name mean anything to you!"
* ''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1990'': "The class is Pain 101. Your instructor is Casey Jones."
* ''Film/PulpFiction'': "I'm Winston Wolf. I Solve Problems." And then he does.
* "Terry Sugury's my name, but some people call me Film/TheStreetfighter."
* In the famous finale of ''Film/InglouriousBasterds'':
-->'''Shoshana''': My name is Shoshana Dreyfus, and this is the face...of Jewish vengeance!
* ''Franchise/StarTrek''
** In ''Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan'', Khan has a particularly badass one after kicking the crap out of the ''Enterprise'': "I wanted you to know who it was who had beaten you."
** ''Film/StarTrekIntoDarkness''
--> John Harrison was a fiction created the moment I was awoken by your Admiral Marcus to help him advance his cause, a smokescreen to conceal my true identity. [[spoiler: My name is... ''KHAN''.]]
* ''Film/TheLoneRanger''
--> '''Tonto''': "See the face of my people as you die."
* ''Film/BeautyAndTheBeast2017'': "Hello, Beast. I'm Gaston. Belle sent me."
* ''Film/TheJungleBook2016'': "I'm Mowgli of the Seeonee, and this is my home!"
* ''Film/WonderWoman'': "I am Diana of Themyscira. Daughter of Hippolyta. In the name of all that is good, your wrath upon this world is over!"

* In ''Literature/ThePrincessBride'' all the way through the book Inigo has been practicing his speech. After a huge buildup, when he finally gets to deliver it in the climax to his lifelong search, honing his sword skills for the battle of his life, his enemy runs away like a little girl. Of course, Inigo then chased Rugen down, and then repeated the speech several times with increasing volume as they dueled.
* Original Literature/ConanTheBarbarian loved this. Best known example is probably in ''The Frost Giant's Daughter'', where Conan and his opponent ''exchange'' this.
-->"Man," said he, "tell me your name, so that my brothers in [[ReligiousAndMythologicalThemeNaming Vanaheim]] may know who was the last of Wulfhere's band to fall before the sword of Heimdul."
-->"Not in Vanaheim," growled the black-haired warrior, "[[BadassBoast but in Valhalla]] will you tell your brothers that you met Conan of Cimmeria."
* Used to great effect in the ''Literature/CodexAlera'' book ''Captain's Fury,'' when Tavi reveals that he is [[spoiler:Princeps Gaius Octavian]]. Happens to be punctuated by a purely coincidental, plot relevant, volcanic eruption hundreds of miles away.
* In ''[[Literature/SixteenThirtyTwo 1634: The Galileo Affair]]'', by Eric Flint and Andrew Dennis, there's a line something like "My name is Ruy Sanchez de Casador y Ortiz. Prepare to die," then subverts the reference's HeroicSecondWind. Our friendly neighborhood old fart proceeds to slaughter and get cut up, while his much-younger girlfriend-from-the-future wonders when he had a chance to read ''Literature/ThePrincessBride'' and another uptimer realizes he '''didn't''' -- he's Inigo Montoya's ''prototype''.
* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'':
-->'''Harry:''' My name is Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden. [[BadassBoast Conjure by it at your own risk.]]
* Averted in Creator/CordwainerSmith's "On the Sand Planet", where Casher O'Neill, after gaining enlightenment on his quest, does NOT use any of the scenes he has mentally rehearsed for years.
* ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'':
** In what George R. R. Martin admits is a homage to [[Film/ThePrincessBride Inigo Montoya]], ''Literature/AStormOfSwords'' has [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Oberyn]] [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge Martell]] doing this when he manages to arrange a duel with [[WorldsStrongestMan Gregor Clegane]], who 15 years earlier raped and murdered his sister and her infant son.
-->'''Oberyn:''' Have they told you who I am?\\
'''Gregor:''' Some dead man.\\
'''Oberyn:''' I am Oberyn Martell, a prince of Dorne. Elia was my sister.\\
'''Gregor:''' [[ButForMeItWasTuesday Who?]]\\
'''Oberyn:''' Elia of Dorne. [[YouKilledMyFather You raped her. You murdered her. You killed her children]].
** To which Gregor, after a few repetitions of the phrase, shouts, "Be quiet. Shut your bloody mouth!" - in other words, "StopSayingThat"
** Also deconstructed. [[spoiler:Oberyn had very nearly won and could have killed Gregor, but he stopped to get a murder confession. This gave Gregor the opportunity to kill him]].
** Inverted in ''Literature/ADanceWithDragons'', after[[spoiler: Theon Greyjoy]] pulls a CrowningMomentOfAwesome by[[spoiler: saving Jeyne Pool from Ramsay Bolton and getting both of them to reach Stannis's army safe and sound]]
-->[[spoiler: '''Theon''']]: You have to know your ''name''.
* ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings:''
-->'''Strider:''' I am Aragorn son of Arathorn, and I am called Elessar, the Elfstone, Dunadan, the heir of Isildur Elendil's son of Gondor. Here is [[CoolSword the Sword that was Broken]] and is forged again! Will you aid me or thwart me? Choose swiftly!
** For greater badass-itude, he later calls out BigBad ''Sauron'' via Palantír, saying much the same (except for the aid or thwart me bit).
* Played with in the Literature/{{Discworld}} novel Discworld/ThiefOfTime, where it's done in third-person after a [[BlatantLies lowly]] [[AlmightyJanitor janitor]] dares to enter the dojo an ArrogantKungFuGuy inhabits.
-->'''OldMaster:''' Hold! Do you not want to know the name of the man you are about to destroy?\\
'''ArrogantKungFuGuy:''' I donít need to know the name of a sweeper.\\
'''OldMaster:''' [[NiceToTheWaiter It is always wise to know the name of a sweeper, boy.]] And my question was not addressed to you.
* The incuels in ''Literature/ToughMagic'' have the combatants announcing their names to each other while bowing, in a more formal use of this trope.
* In ''Literature/AnArmyOfTHeDead'', before they fight, Sergeant Alon and Chief Mordan introduce themselves to the other.
* At the climax of ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheChamberOfSecrets'', Tom Riddle demands to know how the barely-a-year-old Harry was able to defeat [[BigBad Lord Voldemort]], to which Harry retorts that Voldemort was decades after Riddle's time. Riddle then [[spoiler: writes out his full name ("TOM MARVOLO RIDDLE"), before revealing it's an [[SignificantAnagram anagram]] of "I AM LORD VOLDEMORT".]]
* Inverted in ''[[{{Literature/Chalion}} Paladin of Souls]]'' when Ista and Joen name each other.
-->'''Joen:''' Welcome to my gates, Ista dy Chalion. I am the Mother of Jokona\\
'''Ista:''' Welcome to mine, Joen of Jokona. I am the Mouth of Hell.
* In volume 5 of ''LightNovel/TheUnexploredSummonBloodSign'', the White Queen demonstrates to her [[spoiler:(and Kyousuke's)]] attackers that ItsPersonal by telling them her name- her ''true'' name, not her title- before she annihilates them. In other, more orthodox battles that she [[SummonMagic does not enter by choice]], she lets people call her by title.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': After Arya kills the Waif and shows her removed face to Jaqen, the following exchange happens as she leaves the Faceless Men for good.
--> '''Jaqen:''' Finally... a girl has become no one.
--> '''Arya:''' A girl is Arya Stark of Winterfell. And I'm going home.
* ''Series/{{Smallville}}''
-->'''Clark''': My name is Clark Kent.
** And also...
-->'''Clark, "reprogrammed" by Jor-El''': I am Kal-El from Krypton.
** A chilling example from "Harvest": "My name is [[spoiler:Lex]]."
* ''Series/{{Highlander}}''
-->'''Duncan:''' I am Duncan Mcleod, of the clan Mcleod.
* ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' does this in Season 7's "Finale", where Dr. Cox is telling a Bedtime story to his son. Cox, as a brave knight, says to a monster (in reality an illness affecting a patient):
-->'''Cox:''' My name is Percival Cox. You're killing my friend. Prepare to die.
* ''Series/BabylonFive''
-->"Who am I? I am Susan Ivanova. Commander. Daughter of Andrei and Sophie Ivanov. I am the right hand of vengeance, and the boot that is going to kick your sorry ass all the way back to Earth, sweetheart! I am Death Incarnate, and the last living thing that you are ever going to see. God sent me."
* ''Series/DoctorWho'': The Doctor himself has done this on many occasions, especially post-Time War when he is the only living Time Lord. Some examples:
** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E9ForestOfTheDead "Forest of the Dead"]]:
--->'''The Doctor:''' I'm the Doctor, and you're in the biggest library in the universe... look me up.
** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E1TheEleventhHour "The Eleventh Hour"]]:
--->'''The Doctor:''' Is this world protected? 'Cause you're not the first one to have come here -- oh, there have been so many. And what you've got to ask is: what happened to them?... JustForFun/{{Hello}}. [[MyNameIsInigoMontoya I'm the Doctor.]] [[PrepareToDie Basically... Run.]]
** Season 5, in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E13TheBigBang "The Big Bang"]]:
--->'''River:''' I'm River Song. Check your records again.
* In ''Series/{{Andromeda}}'''s "Music of a Distant Drum", a season one episode. Tyr loses his memory after a crash, and slowly regains it bit by bit. When he finally remembers:
-->'''Tyr:''' [[PunctuatedForEmphasis I AM TYR. ANASAZI.]] [[LargeHam Of Kodiak pride!]] [[IamXSonOfY Out of Victoria by Barbarossa!]] And I! Will Never! Surrender!
* ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' Season 7, episode 1 does this with a slight twist. Towards the end, after [=McGee=] tries and fails to kill Saleem, Tony says to Saleem, "I told you about every member of the team, except myself. The part I play... I'm the wild card. I'm the guy who looks at the reality in front of him and refuses to accept it." (Technically Tony tells Saleem his name much earlier, but this is the point where he really tells Saleem WHO he is, and right before Saleem is killed.)
** Done as strait as an arrow in season 8, episode 23 with Mike Franks' last stand.
-->'''Franks''': My name is Mike Franks! I figure I got one more fight in me... You want it?
* ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'': In the episode where George does the opposite of what he normally does, he meets an attractive woman. Since George normally gives fake identities when meeting people, he ends up doing this. [[spoiler: It actually works]]
--> '''George:''' Hi, my name is George. I'm unemployed and I live with my parents.
* ''Series/{{Nikita}}'': Alex does this to Vlad, the man who [[spoiler: sold her into white-slavery]].
-->'''Alex:''' I am Alexandra Udinov, daughter of Nicholai Udinov. And this is your reward.
* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'':
-->'''Demon Guard:''' You work, and you live. That is all. You do not complain or laugh or do anything besides work. Whatever you thought, whatever you were does not matter. You are no one now. You mean nothing. (to boy) Who are you?
--> '''ActionGirl:''' (perky) I'm Buffy. The Vampire Slayer. And you are...? ''(TalkToTheFist ensues)''
* ''Series/{{Skins}}'' does this in series four. Arguably Katie's CrowningMomentOfAwesome.
--> '''Katie:''' I'm Katie fucking Fitch, who the fuck are you?
* ''Series/{{Lost}}'': Season 5, episode 12, Ben Linus upon approaching Penny Widmore: "Hello. My name is Benjamin Linus". He wasn't prepared to duel her, though; He was about to kill her when Desmond, whom he just tried to neutralized by shooting him, attacked him from behind.
* Mitchell from ''Series/{{Being Human|UK}}'' uses a non-violent version of the same style of threat to get a room full of Vampires to shut up and listen to him.
--> My name is John Mitchell! And I've killed more people than you've met.
* The way that D'Artagnan introduces himself to Athos in the 2014 BBC version ''Series/TheMusketeers'' so closely mimics Inigo Montoya that it's virtually a ShoutOut to fans of ''Film/ThePrincessBride'', but [[spoiler: this is actually a subversion of the YouKilledMyFather trope since Athos has been framed and later D'Artagnan will work with Aramis and Porthos to prove his innocence, naturally becoming FireForgedFriends in the process.]]
-->'''D'Artagnan''': I'm looking for Athos.\\
'''Athos''': You've found him.\\
'''D'Artagnan''': My name is D'Artagnan of Lupiac in Gascony. Prepare to fight. One of us dies here.\\
'''Aramis''': ''(ironically)'' [[LampshadeHanging Now that's the way to make an entrance]].\\
'''Athos''': Can I ask why?\\
'''D'Artagnan''': You murdered my father.\\
'''Athos''': You're mistaken. I'm not the man you're looking for.\\
'''D'Artagnan''': ''(charging with his sword drawn)'' MURDERER!!!
* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'': Season 9, episode 5 "The Perspiration Implementation" has Raj and Howard quote the line word-for-word to each other while being taught fencing by Barry Kripke.
** Also features some pretty intense flynning from the main characters the moment Kripke's back is turned.
* ''Series/TheStrain'' has this from [[BadassGrandpa Setrakian]], right before he [[OffWithHisHead ends]] his FinalBattle with [[TheDragon Eichhorst]]:
-->"My name is Abraham Setrakian. [[PreMortemOneLiner And I am not a number anymore.]]"
* ''Series/TheDefenders2017'': Elektra, when she abruptly kills Alexandra and seizes control of the Hand.
-->'''Elektra Natchios:''' ...and my name is Elektra Natchios. [[TyrantTakesTheHelm You work for me now]]. ''[with a swift stroke of her katana, Elektra decapitates Alexandra's body]'' Any questions?

* Music/JohnnyCash as the title character singing "A Boy Named Sue" when he meets his father, who gave him that name that caused guys to beat him to a pulp: "My name is Sue. [[JustForFun/{{Hello}} How do you do]]? [[PrepareToDie Now you're gonna die]]!"
* Also, Johnny Cash at the start of every show he ever did:
-->"Hello. I'm Johnny Cash."
* In The Distillers' "The Young Crazed Peeling", one of the lines in the first verse of the song goes like this:
-->My name is Brody, I'm from Melbourne\\
Fitzroy Melbourne, Fitzroy Melbourne\\
I grew up on Bell St. then on Bennett St.\\
My mom kicked out my dad for battery

[[folder:Myths & Religion]]
* In ''Literature/TheOdyssey'', Odysseus just kicked the butt out of a Cyclops, Polyphemos. As he leaves he [[SarcasmMode brilliantly]] declares "Kyklops,/if ever mortal man inquire/how you were put to shame and blinded, tell him/Odysseus, raider of cities, took your eye:/Laertes' son, whose home's on Ithaka!" He may as well have given him the precise longitude and lattitude of his house, and just thrown in his social security number, too.
** Protip: if you live in Greece's "Age of Heroes" and you're already well acquainted with several mean-tempered gods, wounding the son of Poseidon is [[GenreBlind almost as dumb]] as killing Inigo Montoya's dad.

[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
* Saying hello and introducing himself was the gimmick of Wrestling/DolphZiggler in WWE up until he met Wrestling/VinceMcMahon, who wanted to know who he was but Dolph was too flabbergasted to answer.
* Wrestling/{{Boogeyman}} wants you to know who he is and that he's coming to get you.
* "[[IncomingHam MY NAME IS]] [[Wrestling/AlbertoDelRio ALBERTO DEL RIO]]!!!!!!! But you, you already know that!"

[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''VideoGame/ChronoTrigger'' has Frogs' [[ThemeMusicPowerUp heroic speech]]. "My name is Glenn! Long have I carried Cyrus's hopes and dreams, and now I bear the Masamune as well! Henceforth, I claim them as my own! I shall slay the Fiendlord Magus and restore our honor!"
* in ''VideoGame/DarkSouls'', [[BewareTheNiceOnes Siegmeyer of Catarina]] shows his badass side this way when he decided to help you to defeat the Chaos Demons.
--> I'm Siegmeyer of Catarina, AND YOU SHALL FEEL MY WRATH!
* ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep'': "My name is Master Aqua. ''[[BadassBoast Now return my friend's heart or pay the price!]]''"
* ''Franchise/MassEffect'' has countless great moments, but a great MomentOfAwesome is in the third game when Wrex leads the Krogans to take back the nuclear wastelands of their DeathWorld Tuchanka from the [[EldritchAbomination Reapers]], just after [[spoiler:they got a cure for the [[DyingRace disease that drove them to the brink of extinction]]]]:
--> '''[[PreAsskickingOneLiner "I AM URDNOT WREX, AND THIS IS MY PLANET!!!"]]'''
* ''VideoGame/TheSecretOfMonkeyIsland'' has "My name is Guybrush Threepwood! Prepare to die!"
* ''VideoGame/ShadowsOfTheDamned'' brings us: "My name is Garcia Hotspur, hunter of demons, my wrath is your hell!"
* Hakumen from ''VideoGame/BlazBlue'' does this all the time.
-->'''Hakumen:''' "I am the white void. I am the cold steel. I am the just sword. With blade in hand shall I reap the sins of this world, and cleanse it in the fires of destruction. I am Hakumen! ''The end has come!''"
* Used by Viktor Reznov in ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOps'' during the Rebirth Island Mission when you break into Friedrich Steiner's Lab. [[spoiler:[[TheReveal Only]], [[TomatoInTheMirror it's not Reznov who said it]], [[BrainwashedAndCrazy but Mason]].]]
-->'''Reznov: '''My name is Viktor Reznov. AND I WILL HAVE. MY. REVENGE!!''
* In ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars'', anyone who's about to be on the receiving end of Sanger's BFS will at least get to know that "I am Sanger Zonvolt, the sword that cleaves evil!" Wodan Ymir does pretty much the same thing.
* Sir Ano does this in one of the Oaklore quests in ''VideoGame/DragonFable''.
-->'''Sir Ano:''' My name is Sir Ano de Berg'rac. You're planning to kidnap my princess. Prepare to die.
* Ezio in ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII'' after he [[spoiler:stabs Uberto Alberti to death: "The Auditore are not dead! I'm still here! ME! Ezio! Ezio Auditore!"]]
* [[VideoGame/DwarfFortress Dwarf Fortess]] does this in Adventure Mode with anyone you can talk to, especially the ones you've been sent to kill. Speeches typically have their name, relation to other histrorical figures, kill list, and then the obligatory "prepare to die" if they're trying to kill you.
* ''VideoGame/{{Gruntz}}'': when a grunt carries a sword and is forced to walk around non-stop for longer periods of time, you can hear him saying this: "My name is Grunt Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die!"
* From ''Videogame/{{Xenoblade}}'', [[MemeticBadass Dunban]] says sometimes the following in battle :
-->'''Dunban:''' I am Dunban! Attack me, if you dare!
* In ''VideoGame/MortalKombatX'', Quan Chi makes the mistake of addressing his former minion as Scorpion:
-->"''My name is Hanzo Hasashi!'' [[spoiler: You killed my ''wife''! My ''son''! And then you burrowed your way into my head. Misdirected my vengeance. Cost me my one chance to have them ''restored''!]]"
* In ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'', the Thunder King Lei Shen lets you know exactly what you're dealing with if you attack him:
-->''"I am Lei Shen, slayer of kings and gods. You have made a grave mistake."''
* [[AntiHero Shadow]] has a line like this in pretty much every ''Francise/SonicTheHedgehog''-game.
-->''My name is Shadow the Hedgehog. I am this world's UltimateLifeform. There's no time for games, farewell!''
* ''VideoGame/{{Skyrim}}'': When you fight your second dragon Sahloknir in a boss fight, he will sometimes say
-->''My name is Sahloknir, hear my [[LanguageOfMagic voice]] and [[LargeHam despair]].''

[[folder:Visual Novel]]
* Assassin in ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' introduces himself formally on initiating a duel, though he doesn't insist Saber identify herself.
* Inverted in ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'' Episode 6; when Erika delivers her dramatic introduction to [[AwesomeMusic/WhenTheyCry Crowning Music]], the battle is already over, she's lost badly and is prepared to die. She uses a similar line as a straight example for an intro in ''Ougon Musou''.

[[folder:Web Animation]]
* {{Machinima}}: [[OhCrap I AM]] [[HumanoidAbomination PAINIS CUPCAKE]]. [[TheJuggernaut I WILL]] [[PrimalFear EAT YOU. {:D]]
* ''[[Machinima/RedVsBlueTheRecollection Red vs. Blue: Recreation]]'' finale: "I am NOT a thing! [[HesBack My name is Leonard Church]], and [[MomentofAwesome YOU WILL FEAR MY LASER-FACE!!]]
** And from the original series, this classic: "MY NAME IS MICHAEL J CABOOSE AND [[PunctuatedForEmphasis I! HATE! BABIES!"]]

[[folder:Web Comics]]
* Played with straight in this [[http://www.lastres0rt.com/2009/05/well-whatdya-know-hes-got-a-spine-after-all/comment-page-1/#comment-584 this]] page of ''Webcomic/LastRes0rt''.
* Yokyok in [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0348.html this strip]] of ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'', parodying the [[TropeNamers Trope Namer]].
** Roy also does it in [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0110.html this]] strip, resulting in ButForMeItWasTuesday.
* ''Webcomic/BobAndGeorge'' "[[http://www.bobandgeorge.com/archives/040914c My name is Mega Man! You killed my dog! Prepare to die!]]"
* Avacado tries this in ''Webcomic/TriggerStar'', almost word for word. The bad guy doesn't care.
* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'': "I am Gilgamesh Wulfenbach, son of Klaus. [[LastSecondChance I will say this only once.]] [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20071121 Leave now,]] [[PrepareToDie or you will die.]]"
* ''Webcomic/{{Drowtales}}'' has [[RichBitch Yami'ni]] [[http://www.drowtales.com/mainarchive.php?sid=8577 pull this]] after breaking through some {{brainwashing}} by [[{{Determinator}} sheer willpower]]. [[spoiler:Unfortunately for her her treacherous cousin was right behind her and stabbed her InTheBack]].
** In a later chapter Lulianne does this immediately before turning her sword on [[spoiler:herself, having realized that she's been possessed by [[FaceStealer Khaless]] and not wanting to be forced to kill her own clanmate]], making the saying of her name extra potent.
* [[Webcomic/QuestionableContent My name is Hannelore Ellicott-Chatham]]. '''[[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=1416 I end messes.]]'''
* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'': After [[spoiler:Brain Ghost Dirk becomes real]], he paraphrases the [[TropeNamers Trope Namer]] to challenge [[spoiler:Aranea]]:
-->[[spoiler:DIRK]]: I am [[spoiler:Brain Ghost Dirk]].
-->[[spoiler:DIRK]]: You kissed my boyfriend.
-->[[spoiler:DIRK]]: Prepare to die.
** What makes this so perfect is that since he's basically [[spoiler: Jake's idealized belief in Dirk]], it makes complete sense for him to be quoting an old film.
* ''Webcomic/TowerOfGod'': Ren introducing himself to Anak.
---> "From the Royal Enforcement Division, no. 67, my name is Ren. I am your nemesis.''

[[folder:Web Original]]
* A running gag in Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses' third anniversary special, ''WebVideo/SuburbanKnights'', features [[WebVideo/TheAngryJoeShow Angry Joe]], dressed as Inigo Montoya and repeatedly getting the line wrong.
-->'''Joe:''' MY NAME IS INIGO MONTOYA, [[PrecisionFStrike MOTHERFUCKER!]]\\
'''Joe:''' Allo. My name, is Amigo Toyota. (everyone sighs) Whatever! YouKilledMyFather, PrepareToDie!
* The GEKICOM Elementals and the STRUQ Team in ''Literature/IlivaisX'' do this like it's required by law. They're all {{Large Ham}}s anyway. En Arteya did as well, and technically Ashe too. Justified in that otherwise we'd have no idea who they are, due to their MonsterOfTheWeek nature.
* Aeofel does this constantly in ''WebVideo/AcquisitionsIncorporated'' when he swears Oath of Eminity. Which he does ''a lot''.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/AttackOfTheKillerTomatoes'' Even Wilbur Finletter pulled this trope in one episode!
-->'''Wilbur Finletter:''' I am Wilbur Finletter. You killed my business. Prepare to die!
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''
** In Prince Zuko's climactic duel in his [[TheWildWest Wild West parody]] [[ADayInTheLimelight day in the limelight]], his HeroicSecondWind comes with a "My name is Zuko..." speech.
** Also Katara in "The Southern Raiders", and her insistence that the soldier remember her and her mother.
* ''[[WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom Danny]]'' delivered one to Paulina while she was (unknowingly) under the effects of one of the two Amulets of Aragon. It didn't go as planned...
--> '''Danny''': Hi! I'm Danny Phantom, and you are? [Paulina swats Danny through the window. Danny sits up a bit dizzy.] Testy, got it.
* ''WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce'': Said by [[spoiler: Kevin]]. "My name is [[spoiler: Kevin Ethan Levin.]] You killed my father. Prepare to die." Too bad [[spoiler: [[CurbStompBattle it didn't work.]] [[TheWorfEffect As usual]]. Though Kevin ''does'' eventually manage to kill the guy at the end of the episode.]]
** WordOfGod says that Kevin's mom actually read ''The Princess Bride'' to him when he was little.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "Silence of the Clamps", [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg Zoidberg]] of all people gets a [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome pretty spectacular one]]:
--> My name isn't Slick. It's Zoidberg. JOHN [[PrecisionFStrike F]][[SoundEffectBleep *]][[PrecisionFStrike CKING]] ZOIDBERG!!!
* ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' Final episode "Endgame, Part II":
-->'''Megatron:''' You're a persistent little Autobot.\\
'''Optimus:''' My name is ''OPTIMUS PRIME''!
* In ''WesternAnimation/XMen'', both Gambit and Cable invoke this trope while fighting Apocalypse.
* ''WesternAnimation/VeggieTales'' had a take on the story of Israel's conquest of Jericho. After the walls collapsed, Joshua marches into the destroyed city, faced the two characters that had been [[Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail taunting them from atop the wall]] this whole time, and shouted in an appropriately let's-try-this-again-shall-we tone: "Hello! My name is Joshua! And God has given us this land!" At which point they scream in terror and run for the hills.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' episode "Mirror Gem", Lapis Lazuli does it when she faces off against the Crystal Gems.
-->"I'm Lapis Lazuli, and you can't keep me trapped here anymore!"
[[folder:Real Life]]
* Manchu Chief Nurhaci issued a public manifesto citing Seven Grievances against the Ming Emperor, which included killing Nurhaci's father [[ExaggeratedTrope and grandfather]], as a call for rebellion. The revolt was successful, and Nurachi became the first Qing Emperor of China. Alas, he did not get to kill his opponent - the last Ming Emperor [[DrivenToSuicide committed suicide]] when the capital was about to be overrun.
** Hello. My name is Aixin-Jueluo Nǔ'ěrhāchì. You killed my father and grandfather and did five other things about which I am angry. Prepare to be DrivenToSuicide while your capital is about to be overrun.
''[[WebVideo/SuburbanKnights My name is Imigo Toyota!]] [[BeamMeUpScotty You killed my lawyer!]]''