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* ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsI'' features Bandits, Fat Bandits, and Luna Bandits, all styled in a stereotypical fashion to look like classic desert bandits, complete with scimitars in their hands and turbans around their heads. Naturally, they'll only found in the desert world of [[{{Disney/Aladdin}} Agrabah]].

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* ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsI'' features Bandits, Fat Bandits, and Luna Bandits, all styled in a stereotypical fashion to look like classic desert bandits, complete with scimitars in their hands and turbans around their heads. Naturally, they'll only found in the desert world of [[{{Disney/Aladdin}} [[{{WesternAnimation/Aladdin}} Agrabah]].


** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemThreeHouses'', there are a bunch of thieves in Claude's paralogue, "The Sleeping Sand Legends." They are seen robbing the desert of its treasure when they were dragged into a fight by Claude and its guardian, the Wind Caller aka [[spoiler:Saint Macuil]]. Killing them before the Wind Caller's phantom guardians will net you their contents.

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** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemThreeHouses'', there are a bunch of thieves in Claude's paralogue, "The Sleeping Sand Legends." They are seen robbing the desert of its treasure when they were dragged into a fight by Claude and its the desert's guardian, the Wind Caller aka [[spoiler:Saint Macuil]]. Killing them before the Wind Caller's phantom guardians will net you their contents.

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** One desert level where it doesn't have the bandit twins is the desert barbarians in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemMysteryOfTheEmblem''. Normally, they wouldn't be much of a threat for Marth and his company, had they not brought their much more dangerous wyvern pets.
** The Kingdom of Plegia in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'' is surrounded by mass desert. They make much of their time pillaging and harassing its neighbor, Yllise.
** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'', Tarba is a bandit that leads a group where he ambushed Ryoma's son, Shiro.
** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemThreeHouses'', there are a bunch of thieves in Claude's paralogue, "The Sleeping Sand Legends." They are seen robbing the desert of its treasure when they were dragged into a fight by Claude and its guardian, the Wind Caller aka [[spoiler:Saint Macuil]]. Killing them before the Wind Caller's phantom guardians will net you their contents.


* The D'regs from the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' series (who feature prominently in ''Discworld/{{Jingo}}'') are bandits who harass the merchants in the deserts of Klatch. Although they're [[SacredHospitality honourable]] enough to provide a BedouinRescueService to anyone who's ''lost'' in the desert (rather than simply travelling the roads) and pragmatic enough to avoid killing the merchants or robbing them too often (if they force them out of business, who would they rob?).

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* The D'regs from the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' series (who feature prominently in ''Discworld/{{Jingo}}'') ''Literature/{{Jingo}}'') are bandits who harass the merchants in the deserts of Klatch. Although they're [[SacredHospitality honourable]] enough to provide a BedouinRescueService to anyone who's ''lost'' in the desert (rather than simply travelling the roads) and pragmatic enough to avoid killing the merchants or robbing them too often (if they force them out of business, who would they rob?).

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* ''ComicBook/CodeNameGravedigger'': In ''Men of War'' #14, Gravedigger finds is captured by a band of desert bandits in North Africa, and then finds himself their leader after [[YouKillItYouBoughtIt killing their chief]].
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* ''Film/MissFisherAndTheCryptOfTears'': A trio of desert bandits, who are {{Dangerous Deserter}}s from the British Army, raid Shirin's village, kill everyone in it (apart from Shirin), and steal the emerald from the crypt.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SheRaAndThePrincessesOfPower'': The Crimson Waste is full of thieves ready to rob unwary travelers.

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* ''Literature/{{City of Bones|1995}}'' by Creator/MarthaWells: Much of the setting is a [[AfterTheEnd post-apocalyptic desert wasteland]] where bands of pirates attack (and [[ImAHumanitarian usually eat]]) travelers on the Waste roads between city-states.


* In ''VideoGame/AfrikaKorpsVsDesertRats'', the German and British {{hero unit}}s briefly [[EnemyMine team up]] to have a chance of staying alive against some desert bandits who are out to kill them.

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* In ''VideoGame/AfrikaKorpsVsDesertRats'', ''VideoGame/AfrikaKorpsVsDesertRats'': the game's very first mission (which is also a ForcedTutorial) has the German and British {{hero unit}}s briefly [[EnemyMine team up]] up to have a chance of staying alive against some desert bandits DesertBandits who are out to kill them.them.

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* In ''VideoGame/AfrikaKorpsVsDesertRats'', the German and British {{hero unit}}s briefly [[EnemyMine team up]] to have a chance of staying alive against some desert bandits who are out to kill them.


* ''Videogame/KingdomHearts'' features Bandits, Fat Bandits, and Luna Bandits, all styled in a stereotypical fashion to look like classic desert bandits, complete with scimitars in their hands and turbans around their heads. Naturally, they'll only found in the desert world of [[{{Disney/Aladdin}} Agrabah]].

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* ''Videogame/KingdomHearts'' ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsI'' features Bandits, Fat Bandits, and Luna Bandits, all styled in a stereotypical fashion to look like classic desert bandits, complete with scimitars in their hands and turbans around their heads. Naturally, they'll only found in the desert world of [[{{Disney/Aladdin}} Agrabah]].

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* All the factions in ''Film/MadMaxFuryRoad'' given that it's a ScavengerWorld where the strong take from the weak, but the Buzzards probably fit the trope best.

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* The ''Franchise/FireEmblem'' games tend to have a RunningGag where there is a desert level spent fighting bandits who are led by [[DualBoss a pair of twin brothers]] who are palette-swapped versions of each other.

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* ''Videogame/KingdomHearts'' features Bandits, Fat Bandits, and Luna Bandits, all styled in a stereotypical fashion to look like classic desert bandits, complete with scimitars in their hands and turbans around their heads. Naturally, they'll only found in the desert world of [[{{Disney/Aladdin}} Agrabah]].


* The D'regs from the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' series (who feature prominently in "Discworld/{{Jingo}}") are bandits who harass the merchants in the deserts of Klatch. Although they're [[SacredHospitality honourable]] enough to provide a BedouinRescueService to anyone who's ''lost'' in the desert (rather than simply travelling the roads) and pragmatic enough to avoid robbing the merchants too often (if they force them out of business, who would they rob?).

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* The D'regs from the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' series (who feature prominently in "Discworld/{{Jingo}}") ''Discworld/{{Jingo}}'') are bandits who harass the merchants in the deserts of Klatch. Although they're [[SacredHospitality honourable]] enough to provide a BedouinRescueService to anyone who's ''lost'' in the desert (rather than simply travelling the roads) and pragmatic enough to avoid robbing killing the merchants or robbing them too often (if they force them out of business, who would they rob?).

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