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* In ''VideoGame/{{Prototype}}'', the main character, Alex Mercer, wears a hood to cover his face. This is because [[spoiler:the real]] Alex Mercer was wearing a hood [[spoiler:on his way to Penn Station]] because he was [[spoiler:on the run]]. In the game, Alex keeps wearing that hood because [[spoiler: that's what he was wearing when the Blackwatch agents shot him dead]]. The Blacklight Virus simply [[spoiler:copied his appearance at the time of his death and made it his ShapeshifterDefaultForm]].

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Prototype}}'', the main character, Alex Mercer, wears a hood to cover his face. This is because [[spoiler:the real]] Alex Mercer was wearing a hood [[spoiler:on his way to Penn Station]] because he was [[spoiler:on the run]]. In the game, Alex keeps wearing that hood because [[spoiler: that's what he was wearing when the when Blackwatch agents shot him dead]]. The Blacklight Virus simply [[spoiler:copied his appearance at the time of his death and made it his ShapeshifterDefaultForm]].


* In ''VideoGame/{{Prototype}}'', the main character, Alex Mercer, wears a hood to cover his face. This is because [[spoiler:the real]] Alex Mercer was wearing a hood [[spoiler:on his way to Penn Station]] because he was [[spoiler:on the run]]. In the game, Alex keeps wearing that hood because [[spoiler: that's what he was wearing when the FBI shot him dead]]. The Blacklight Virus simply [[spoiler:copied his appearance at the time of his death and made it his ShapeshifterDefaultForm]].

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Prototype}}'', the main character, Alex Mercer, wears a hood to cover his face. This is because [[spoiler:the real]] Alex Mercer was wearing a hood [[spoiler:on his way to Penn Station]] because he was [[spoiler:on the run]]. In the game, Alex keeps wearing that hood because [[spoiler: that's what he was wearing when the FBI Blackwatch agents shot him dead]]. The Blacklight Virus simply [[spoiler:copied his appearance at the time of his death and made it his ShapeshifterDefaultForm]].


* Red in ''ComicBook/FairyQuest'' has one, given that she's [[Literature/LittleRedRidingHood]].

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* Red in ''ComicBook/FairyQuest'' has one, given that she's [[Literature/LittleRedRidingHood]].[[Literature/LittleRedRidingHood Red Riding Hood]].

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* Red in ''ComicBook/FairyQuest'' has one, given that she's [[Literature/LittleRedRidingHood]].

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* Red Riding Hood from ''VideoGame/WoolfeTheRedHoodDiaries''. Naturally, since she's Red Riding Hood.

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* Zack "Half-Pipe" Boyd from ''VideoGame/TeenageZombiesInvasionOfTheAlienBrainThingys'' wears a red hood.

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* ''LetsPlay/TheRunawayGuys'' 's Lord Dona'tor uses a red hood [[SarcasmMode to extremely effectively]] hide his identity.


* The cultist Wrestling/KevinSullivan disguised himself as a Gregorian Monk in Wrestling/SmokeyMountainWrestling in order to ambush Brian Lee.

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* The cultist Wrestling/KevinSullivan disguised himself as a Gregorian Monk in Wrestling/SmokeyMountainWrestling Wrestling/{{SMW}} in order to ambush Brian Lee.

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* Damian Wayne, the fourth ''ComicBook/{{Robin}}'' includes a hood as part of his cape. ComicBook/{{Nightwing}} points out that a hood could [[RealityEnsues block his peripheral vision and give enemies something to grab]]. Damian brushes off his concerns, stating that he can even fight blind if needed.


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* In ''Fanfic/NeitherABirdNorAPlaneItsdeku'', Izuku's costume includes a hood styled to resemble All Might's hair thanks to his fanboying for the Number One Hero. It gets used against him during the Heroes vs. Villains exercise, when Bakugou stuffs it full of bombs and throws it over Izuku's eyes before detonating them all at once. Luckily, he's [[NighInvulnerability Kryptonian]] and [[MySuitIsAlsoSuper his suit is made of Seventh Metal fibers]], so all he gets from it is AshFace.


* Subverted with ''Film/HotFuzz''. The ominous hoodies seen occasionally and hinted at as possible suspects are just local kids raging against authority via minor vandalism. And when you consider what that [[TownWithADarkSecret authority is doing]]...
** Played straighter with the murderer, who is seen wearing a full-length black cloak and hood. [[spoiler:this helps the Neighbourhood Watch maintain misdirection that there is only one murderer]]

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* ''Film/HotFuzz'':
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Subverted with ''Film/HotFuzz''. The the ominous hoodies seen occasionally and hinted at as possible suspects are suspects; they're just local kids raging against authority via minor vandalism. And when you consider what that [[TownWithADarkSecret authority is doing]]...
** Played straighter with the murderer, who is seen wearing a full-length black cloak and hood. [[spoiler:this [[spoiler:This helps the Neighbourhood Watch maintain misdirection that there is only one murderer]]



* ''{{Literature/Discworld}}''

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* Literature/TheNightsDawnTrilogy: During ''Night's Dawn'', Quinn Dexter adopts this trope deliberately to awe his Satanist followers and enemies, using his powers as the Possessed to make the hood [[EvilIsNotWellLit particularly dark]]. The reader can tell he's lost his temper whenever his face makes a sudden reappearance.

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* Literature/TheNightsDawnTrilogy: ''Literature/TheNightsDawnTrilogy'': During ''Night's Dawn'', Quinn Dexter adopts this trope deliberately to awe his Satanist followers and enemies, using his powers as the Possessed to make the hood [[EvilIsNotWellLit particularly dark]]. The reader can tell he's lost his temper whenever his face makes a sudden reappearance.



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* ''Roleplay/DawnOfANewAgeOldportBlues'':
** After her superpower transformed Jenna from an ordinary girl into a [[TheWormThatWalks mass of insects]], she walks around in public in a hoodie to avoid drawing attention to her new, grotesque form.
** Similarly, Jessica wears a hoodie after the empowering event to help hide her new [[AmazingTechnicolorPopulation purple skin]] and yellow eyes.
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* Altair's peaked hood has inspired a wave of homages from other sneaky characters, such as the blade obsessed assassin Talon of VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends.

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* Altair's peaked hood has inspired a wave of homages from other sneaky characters, such as the blade obsessed assassin Talon of VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends.''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends''.



* ''Creator/FromSoftware''

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* ''Creator/FromSoftware''''Creator/FromSoftware'':



* ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls''

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* ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls''''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'':



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* Webcomic/{{Reverie}}'s Bronjay and Bronwen are never seen without their gray hoodies.

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* Webcomic/{{Reverie}}'s ''Webcomic/{{Reverie}}'''s Bronjay and Bronwen are never seen without their gray hoodies.


** Also, when Ryuko gets into her first real fight, she starts out wearing a body concealing hood and cloak. It eventually gets torn up, revealing her now-iconic {{Stripperfic}} outfit.

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** Also, when Ryuko gets into her first real fight, she starts out wearing a body concealing hood and cloak. It eventually gets torn up, revealing her now-iconic {{Stripperfic}} {{Stripperiffic}} outfit.


** Also, when Ryuko gets into her first real fight, she starts out wearing a body concealing hood and cloak. It eventually gets torn up, revealing her now-iconic Stripperfic outfit.

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** Also, when Ryuko gets into her first real fight, she starts out wearing a body concealing hood and cloak. It eventually gets torn up, revealing her now-iconic Stripperfic {{Stripperfic}} outfit.

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* In "Literature/TheBuriedMoon", an English FairyTale, the moon spirit visits earth, using a dark cloak to hide her distinctive [[HairOfGoldHeartOfGold blonde hair]], equated with moonlight.

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* ''Film/IAmAlone'': One character is seen wearing a hoodie in one shot.


* Justified in 2008 ''{{Series/Merlin}}'': Morgana creeps around in a hood, but all the soldiers already know she is a princess and obey.

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* Justified in 2008 ''{{Series/Merlin}}'': ''{{Series/Merlin|2008}}'': Morgana creeps around in a hood, but all the soldiers already know she is a princess and obey.

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