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* Frequently happens to ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck''.
-->'''Darkwing:''' Singed, but triumphant!

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* In ''Fanfic/NeitherABirdNorAPlaneItsDeku'', Bakugou throws every explosion he has at Izuku, up to and including stuffing an armful of bombs into Izuku's hood, shoving said hood over Izuku's head, and detonating the bombs all at once. But all it manages to do is briefly stun Izuku and cover his face in soot. Justified by his Kryptonian NighInvulnerability and how [[MySuitIsAlsoSuper his suit is developed from seventh metal fibers and Kryptonian technology]].


A subtrope of NonFatalExplosions and AmusingInjuries. Also see SweepingAshes. Somewhat related to XRaySparks. Does not have anything to do with making your face have a Creator/BruceCampbell grin, [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} or being a famous Pokémon Trainer]], for that matter.

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A subtrope of NonFatalExplosions NonFatalExplosions, ArtisticLicenseExplosives and AmusingInjuries. Also see SweepingAshes. Somewhat related to XRaySparks. Does not have anything to do with making your face have a Creator/BruceCampbell grin, [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} or being a famous Pokémon Trainer]], for that matter.

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* In the ''[[Anime/GirlsUndPanzer GuP]]'' fic ''Fanfic/ErikaTheRadical'', Kuromorimine sailor Olga gets one when a Stielhandgranate (with severely reduced non-lethal load, thankfully) thrown by Yukari explodes in her face after catching it, thinking it was a dummy.

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* In ''Animation/HappyHeroes'', whenever a character comes into contact with fire, electricity, or a similar source, the worst that happens to them is usually that they become visibly singed and have ashes covering their whole body, including their face.
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* In ''Disney/TheRescuers'', Madame Medusa gets on the receiving end of this trope when the Deacon Owl places a lit firecracker into her gun, resulting in it blowing up and covering her in soot.

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* In ''Disney/TheRescuers'', Madame Medusa gets on the receiving end of this trope when the Deacon Owl places a lit firecracker into her gun, resulting in it blowing up and covering in her face.
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in soot.the movie, Orville also gets completely covered in soot after going all the way through Medusa's swamp-mobile.

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*In ''Disney/TheRescuers'', Madame Medusa gets on the receiving end of this trope when the Deacon Owl places a lit firecracker into her gun, resulting in it blowing up and covering her in soot.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/ChickenRun'', Mr. Tweedy is fixing the pie machine with Mrs. Tweedy standing watch. When he thinks he fixed it, he plugs the machine back on, only for it to break down again and erupt a cloud of smoke and ash at Mrs. Tweedy, covering her face with soot.


A subtrope of NonFatalExplosions. Also see SweepingAshes. Somewhat related to XRaySparks. Does not have anything to do with making your face have a Creator/BruceCampbell grin, [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} or being a famous Pokémon Trainer]],[[note]][[http://www.tutorialguide.net/how_to_draw_ash_ketchum_tutorial.html or drawing him,]][[/note]] for that matter. Definitely not related to the [[{{Squick}} infamous]] [[Memes/{{Pokemon}} Dat Ash]].

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A subtrope of NonFatalExplosions.NonFatalExplosions and AmusingInjuries. Also see SweepingAshes. Somewhat related to XRaySparks. Does not have anything to do with making your face have a Creator/BruceCampbell grin, [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} or being a famous Pokémon Trainer]],[[note]][[http://www.tutorialguide.net/how_to_draw_ash_ketchum_tutorial.html or drawing him,]][[/note]] Trainer]], for that matter. Definitely not related to the [[{{Squick}} infamous]] [[Memes/{{Pokemon}} Dat Ash]].
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* ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER}}'':
** In ''[[VideoGame/EarthBoundBeginnings EarthBound Beginnings]]'' and ''VideoGame/EarthBound'', colliding with a person or obstacle when attempting to teleport causes the teleport to fail and the psychic energy to blow up in the users' faces, causing the group to be covered in soot from head to toe for a moment, with their normal BlackBeadEyes looking like white dots. Similarly, ''[=EarthBound=]'' protagonist Ness' stage entry animation in the MassiveMultiplayerCrossover of Nintendo franchises ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' involves him successfully teleporting onto the stage, but ending up with his face covered in soot for a moment before shaking it off.

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''VideoGame/{{MOTHER}}'': In ''[[VideoGame/EarthBoundBeginnings EarthBound Beginnings]]'' and ''VideoGame/EarthBound'', colliding with a person or obstacle when attempting to teleport causes the teleport to fail and the psychic energy to blow up in the users' faces, causing the group to be covered in soot from head to toe for a moment, with their normal BlackBeadEyes looking like white dots. Similarly, ''[=EarthBound=]'' protagonist Ness' stage entry animation in the MassiveMultiplayerCrossover of Nintendo franchises ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' involves him successfully teleporting onto the stage, but ending up with his face covered in soot for a moment before shaking it off.


* In ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER}}'' and ''VideoGame/EarthBound'', colliding with a person or obstacle when attempting to teleport causes the psychic energy to blow up in the user(s)' faces, causing this trope to happen. This also happens to Ness when he makes his entrance to a fight in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' and ''Brawl''.
** And it happens in ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER 3}}'' to Flint and Fuel after the former rescues the latter from his house in a forest fire. If you get into the hot spring, it'll clean you off... just from the neck down.

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In ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER}}'' ''[[VideoGame/EarthBoundBeginnings EarthBound Beginnings]]'' and ''VideoGame/EarthBound'', colliding with a person or obstacle when attempting to teleport causes the teleport to fail and the psychic energy to blow up in the user(s)' users' faces, causing this trope the group to happen. This also happens be covered in soot from head to Ness when he makes his entrance to toe for a fight moment, with their normal BlackBeadEyes looking like white dots. Similarly, ''[=EarthBound=]'' protagonist Ness' stage entry animation in the MassiveMultiplayerCrossover of Nintendo franchises ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' and ''Brawl''.
** And it happens in ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER 3}}'' to Flint and Fuel after
involves him successfully teleporting onto the former rescues the latter from stage, but ending up with his house face covered in soot for a forest fire. If you get into the hot spring, it'll clean you off... just from the neck down.moment before shaking it off.


* In crossover fanfic ''Fanfic/ToBeAMiraculousMaster'', [[spoiler: the wild Rotom possessing Max's phone in the Lost Hotel when she touches said possessed phone, winding up with frizzed hair and covered in ashes from head to toe]].

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* In crossover fanfic ''Fanfic/ToBeAMiraculousMaster'', in Chapter 49, [[spoiler: the a mischievous wild Rotom possessing possesses Max's phone in when Marinette and the others were exploring the Lost Hotel when she touches Hotel]]. Marinette attempted to defuse the situation [[spoiler: and attempted to grab said possessed phone, winding phone]], only to wind up with frizzed hair and covered in ashes from head to toe]].toe when she touched it.


* A rare live-action example by a world-famous director occurs in "Smiles of a Summer Night" by Creator/IngmarBergman. Two men duel over a woman, but the guy who proposed RussianRoulette just filled the pistol with soot. HappyEverAfter ensues.

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* A rare live-action example by a world-famous director occurs in "Smiles ''Film/{{Smiles of a Summer Night" Night}}'' by Creator/IngmarBergman. Two men duel over a woman, but the guy who proposed RussianRoulette just filled the pistol with soot. HappyEverAfter ensues.


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* In ''Film/SherlockHolmesAndTheDeadlyNecklace'', Watson's face is comically blackened while he is listening at the chimney at the Hare and Eagle, and Moriarty lights a fire in the fireplace.


* The frequent result of Happosai's fire bombs in ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf''.

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* ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' loves this one. Ash's recalcitrant and lazy Charizard has done this to him [[RunningGag many times]], even after Charizard started being obedient. [[TheDitz Liza]], Charizard's keeper, thinks of it as a "kiss" (don't ask).
-->'''Misty''': Now you really look like ''[[{{Pun}} Ash]]''.

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* ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' loves this one. one:
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Ash's recalcitrant and lazy Charizard has done this to him [[RunningGag many times]], even after Charizard started being obedient. [[TheDitz Liza]], Charizard's keeper, thinks of it as a "kiss" (don't ask).
-->'''Misty''': --->'''Misty''': Now you really look like ''[[{{Pun}} Ash]]''.



* In the first episode of ''Shadow Skill'', Elle is about to run into a building where a fight is taking place, and one of their fire attacks bursts through the door and incinerates her. Elle is left charred black and mad that her hair was ruined.

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* In the first episode of ''Shadow Skill'', ''Anime/ShadowSkill'', Elle is about to run into a building where a fight is taking place, and one of their fire attacks bursts through the door and incinerates her. Elle is left charred black and mad that her hair was ruined.



* In ''Anime/LittleWitchAcademia'', Akko causes a big ass explosion during her fundamental alchemy exam, destroying a window, a part of the wall around the window, and giving her an unwanted makeover.
* ''Anime/SonicX'': This happens to various characters at various times, usually whenever Bokkun delivers a (self-destructing) message/bomb.



* Once in ''ComicBook/GastonLagaffe'', the main character and two unnamed workmen laying a new floor conduct a chemistry experiment that ends up tearing the entire building to shreds in a massive explosion. The last panel shows them lying on nearby rooftops with little more than blackened faces and damaged clothes, congratulating each other on the "greatest chemistry experiment ever".



* In a League of Legends comic, Lux is about to fire her Ult to steal Golem, but Leona gets in her way to show her the new shine on her shield. The attack reflects off of her shield and leaves [[http://farahboom.deviantart.com/art/LoL-Comic-Contest-Lux-and-Leona-320379624/ Lux burnt to a crisp.]]

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* In a League of Legends ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends'' comic, Lux is about to fire her Ult to steal Golem, but Leona gets in her way to show her the new shine on her shield. The attack reflects off of her shield and leaves [[http://farahboom.deviantart.com/art/LoL-Comic-Contest-Lux-and-Leona-320379624/ Lux burnt to a crisp.]]



* In a comic featuring Paula from Earthbound, she is dressed in her swimsuit ready to go to the beach. When she [[http://angryoldbat.deviantart.com/art/Teleport-BOOM-338895429/ goes to teleport,]] she fails and the psychic energy explodes, leaving her charred.

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* In a comic featuring Paula from Earthbound, ''VideoGame/{{Earthbound}}'', she is dressed in her swimsuit ready to go to the beach. When she [[http://angryoldbat.deviantart.com/art/Teleport-BOOM-338895429/ goes to teleport,]] she fails and the psychic energy explodes, leaving her charred.



* In a comic about Dawn from Pokemon, she is shown trying to catch an electrode but it [[http://kaztle.deviantart.com/art/2013MAY24A-373520902/ self-destructs]] before she can, resulting in the charring and shredding of her and her clothes.

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* In a comic about Dawn from Pokemon, ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', she is shown trying to catch an electrode but it [[http://kaztle.deviantart.com/art/2013MAY24A-373520902/ self-destructs]] before she can, resulting in the charring and shredding of her and her clothes.



* In ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' AlternateUniverseFic ''Fanfic/TastesLikeHeresy'', the first time Amber tries to fry food, she starts a grease fire, which she tries to extinguish with wateróresulting in a massive fireball that gives her a charred face.
* In ''ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}'' story ''Fanfic/HellsisterTrilogy'', the face of ComicBook/{{Darkseid}}'s minion Desaad gets soot-smudged when a torturing mechanism blows up in his face.
-->In blackness was where Pariah would have preferred to spend his time. He had one small satisfaction: that Desaad had tried to torture him with a complicated contraption that was supposed to work on him physically, on his nerve cells, and the thing had blown up in his face. Desaad, with blackened face, had said, "Yes. Well, now we'll have to try again, won't we?")
* In crossover fanfic ''Fanfic/ToBeAMiraculousMaster'', [[spoiler: the wild Rotom possessing Max's phone in the Lost Hotel when she touches said possessed phone, winding up with frizzed hair and covered in ashes from head to toe]].



-->'''Nani:''' ''David! [[OhNoNotAgain Did you light yourself on fire AGAIN?!]]''
-->'''David:''' ''Nah, just the stage.''

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-->'''Nani:''' ''David! [[OhNoNotAgain Did you light yourself on fire AGAIN?!]]''
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'''David:'''
''Nah, just the stage.''



* Happens to Kaptain K. Rool in the final boss battle of ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry2DiddysKongQuest'', when his blunderbuss explodes. Multiple times.
** Hailing from [[Franchise/DonkeyKong the same franchise]], Diddy Kong also exhibits this trope in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosBrawl'' (albeit briefly) whenever he charges his Peanut Popgun attack for too long.

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* Happens It happens to Kaptain K. Rool in the final boss battle of ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry2DiddysKongQuest'', when his blunderbuss explodes. Multiple times.
** Hailing from [[Franchise/DonkeyKong the same franchise]], * Diddy Kong also exhibits this trope in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosBrawl'' (albeit briefly) whenever he charges his Peanut Popgun attack for too long.

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* Happens to {{Those Two Guys}} in {{Creator/Dan Aykroyd}}'s tank crew in the 1979 [[Creator/StevenSpielberg Spielberg]] [=WW2=] comedy ''[[Film/NineteenFortyOne 1941]]'', when the exhaust manifold in Sgt. Tree (Aykroyd)'s M3 Lee tank blows a gasket and sprays soot all over {{Creator/John Candy}}'s character, Pvt. Foley. Pvt. Ogden Jones (portrayed by African-American actor Frank [=McRae=]) who was just seconds before [[ItMakesSenseInContext covered in flour]] which made him appear white and elicited a laugh from Pvt. Foley, uses the opportunity to tease and lampoon the now {{Blackface}} Pvt. Foley, telling him, ''"Get to the back of the tank!"''

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