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* In ''Literature/TheVoyageOfAlice'', Alice meets a conman who claims to sell invisible fishes, and he says he gives her an invisibility cap which is conveniently supposed to be weightless and similar to air to the touch. [[spoiler:Subverted, as it turns out it ''is'' a functioning invisibility cap, which saves everyone's lives in the story's climax]].


* In ''Literatire/WhileTheClockChimes'', invisibility caps are worn by the kingdom's royal family and the aristocracy, since they are so gorgeous that anyone who sees them goes blind. [[spoiler:They are not, it turns out: really they are horrendously ugly]].

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* In ''Literatire/WhileTheClockChimes'', ''Literature/WhileTheClockChimes'', invisibility caps are worn by the kingdom's royal family and the aristocracy, since they are so gorgeous that anyone who sees them goes blind. [[spoiler:They are not, it turns out: really they are horrendously ugly]].

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* In ''Literatire/WhileTheClockChimes'', invisibility caps are worn by the kingdom's royal family and the aristocracy, since they are so gorgeous that anyone who sees them goes blind. [[spoiler:They are not, it turns out: really they are horrendously ugly]].


Having said that, the Invisibility Cloak is a major tactical weapon in advanced societies that have [[SeeTheWhitesOfTheirEyes abandoned radar-guided and heatseeking weaponry]], or at least when dealing with enemies who are using the Mark One Eyeball most of the time; for example, most soldiers only switch to thermal goggles in low-light conditions, making a device to turn invisible very useful for moving around unseen in the daytime.

Compare {{Invisibility}}, where this is an ability instead of an equipment or InvisibilityInk, which is far less permanent. Watch out for InvisibilityFlicker, though.

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Having said that, the Invisibility Cloak is a major tactical weapon in advanced societies that have [[SeeTheWhitesOfTheirEyes abandoned radar-guided and heatseeking heat-seeking weaponry]], or at least when dealing with enemies who are using the Mark One Eyeball most of the time; for example, most soldiers only switch to thermal goggles in low-light conditions, making a device to turn invisible very useful for moving around unseen in the daytime.

Compare {{Invisibility}}, where this is an ability instead of an equipment or InvisibilityInk, which is far less permanent. StealthInSpace is this trope applied to space crafts. Watch out for InvisibilityFlicker, though.


* The ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}'' series features the Stealth Boy, which is established as a knock-off of Chinese technology, leading to Chinese stealth armor showing up in the Operation: Anchorage DLC for ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}''[[note]]The suit shows up in ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' as well, but it isn't an invisibility cloak there - [[FridgeBrilliance perhaps because its effect has degraded after lying around for 200 years]][[/note]]. Both [[KungFuProofMook prevent the player from targeting an equipped enemy in VATS.]]

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* The ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}'' series features the Stealth Boy, which is established as a knock-off of Chinese technology, leading to Chinese stealth armor showing up in the Operation: Anchorage ''Operation: Anchorage'' DLC for ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}''[[note]]The suit armor shows up in ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' as well, but it isn't an invisibility cloak there - [[FridgeBrilliance perhaps because its effect has degraded after lying around for 200 years]][[/note]]. Both [[KungFuProofMook prevent the player from targeting an equipped enemy in VATS.]]


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* The ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}'' series features the [=StealthBoy=], which is established as a knock-off of Chinese technology, leading to a Chinese Stealth Suit showing up in the Operation Anchorage DLC for ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}''[[note]]The suit shows up in ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' as well, but it isn't an invisibility cloak there - [[FridgeBrilliance perhaps because its effect has degraded after lying around for 200 years]][[/note]]. Both [[KungFuProofMook prevent the player from targeting an equipped enemy in VATS.]]

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* The ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}'' series features the [=StealthBoy=], Stealth Boy, which is established as a knock-off of Chinese technology, leading to a Chinese Stealth Suit stealth armor showing up in the Operation Operation: Anchorage DLC for ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}''[[note]]The suit shows up in ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' as well, but it isn't an invisibility cloak there - [[FridgeBrilliance perhaps because its effect has degraded after lying around for 200 years]][[/note]]. Both [[KungFuProofMook prevent the player from targeting an equipped enemy in VATS.]]

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* ''Literature/TheTravelersGate'': The cloaks Valinhall Travelers receive from the Nye, when used in conjunction with the [[SuperSpeed Nye essence]], make the Travelers very difficult to perceive with any Territory powers. At first this is mostly helpful again Lirial, but [[spoiler:it turns out to be ''very'' effective against Incarnations, who are constantly looking at the world through the eyes of their Territory]].


* Parody in ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'': The "Boatsmobile" of retired superhero duo Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy is permanently invisible. So whenever they need it, they wander around the parking lot/secret cave garage like idiots until they find it. But it's not only annoying, it's outright useless, because driver and passengers are clearly visible.
** Invisibility is the Boatsmobile's default state; a malfunction causes a brief glimpse of a 1950s style sports car. Faaancy. The duo do carry around a car alarm on the keys, which renders it temporarily visible.

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* Parody in ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'': The "Boatsmobile" "Boatmobile" of retired superhero duo Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy is permanently invisible. So whenever they need it, they wander around the parking lot/secret cave garage like idiots until they find it. But it's not only annoying, it's outright useless, because driver and passengers are clearly visible.
** Invisibility is the Boatsmobile's Boatmobile's default state; a malfunction causes a brief glimpse of a 1950s style sports car. Faaancy. The duo do carry around a car alarm on the keys, which renders it temporarily visible.

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* Both ''VideoGame/TaskMaker'' and ''VideoGame/TheTombOfTheTaskMaker'' offer these for sale. If the player is wearing one, he or she is less likely to be attacked by monsters or otherwise angered [=NPCs=]. However, the player will also be unable to interact with shopkeepers, and non-angered [=NPCs=] will only say "I can't see you!"


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* ''FanFic/MyImmortal'' gives us the most useless and self-contradictory invisibility cloak ever. ''People can see it when it's in use.'' But they ''can't'' immediately deduce that this means there's ''someone'' using it. But if you send a cat under it to check, you can tell when the cat ''nods to confirm''. This may or may not be explained by the fact that the author persistently misspells it as "invincibility coke".

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* ''FanFic/MyImmortal'' ''Fanfic/MyImmortal'' gives us the most useless and self-contradictory invisibility cloak ever. ''People can see it when it's in use.'' But they ''can't'' immediately deduce that this means there's ''someone'' using it. But if you send a cat under it to check, you can tell when the cat ''nods to confirm''. This may or may not be explained by the fact that the author persistently misspells it as "invincibility coke".



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* The SHIELD Helicarrier in ''Film/TheAvengers2012'', much like Bond's car, had panels on the underbelly that displayed the sky above the ship, rendering it invisible to ground observation.
* ''Film/DieAnotherDay'' somewhat infamously had a car that used miniature cameras on one end wired to transmission screens on the other, much like existing technology. "Aston Martin call it the Vanquish, we call it... the Vanish."



* ''Franchise/GIJoe'' - There is a camouflage suit used by Scarlett.
* One of the [[WhereDoesHeGetAllThoseWonderfulToys spy gadgets]] Dr. Honeydew and Beaker develop in ''Film/MuppetsFromSpace'' is invisibility spray. Unfortunately, [[spoiler:it comes off when Fozzie washes his hands]].
* In the film serial ''The Phantom Creeps'', Dr. Zorka has several futuristic devices, including an invisibility belt.



* ''GIJoe'' - There is a camouflage suit used by Scarlett.



* In the film serial ''The Phantom Creeps'', Dr. Zorka has several futuristic devices, including an invisibility belt.
* One of the [[WhereDoesHeGetAllThoseWonderfulToys spy gadgets]] Dr. Honeydew and Beaker develop in ''Film/MuppetsFromSpace'' is invisibility spray. Unfortunately, [[spoiler:it comes off when Fozzie washes his hands]].
* In ''Film/ThePhantomMenace'', Darth Maul's ship has a cloaking device.



* ''Film/TheThiefOfBagdad1924'' features one of these, which is a literal cloak.
* ''Film/DieAnotherDay'' somewhat infamously had a car that used miniature cameras on one end wired to transmission screens on the other, much like existing technology. "Aston Martin call it the Vanquish, we call it... the Vanish."
* The SHIELD Helicarrier in ''Film/TheAvengers2012'', much like Bond's car, had panels on the underbelly that displayed the sky above the ship, rendering it invisible to ground observation.



* ''Franchise/StarWars'': In ''Film/ThePhantomMenace'', Darth Maul's ship has a cloaking device.
* ''Film/TheThiefOfBagdad1924'' features one of these, which is a literal cloak.



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* ''Animation/HappyHeroes'': Doctor H. invents one in Season 2 episode 15 (which is literally titled "The Invisibility Cloak" and everything). Big M. tries to steal it, only to get Sweet S.'s pajamas instead.
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* Russian folklore has an invisibility hat, which also blinds the wearer.

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* Russian folklore has an invisibility hat, which may also blinds blind the wearer.wearer depending on the version of the legend (it usually doesn't; for example, Chernomor's hat in ''Ruslan and Lyudmila'' allowed Lyudmila to sneak all over Chernomor's palace with no difficulties seeing).


* The Morrors wear these in ''Mars Evacuees'' by Sophia McDougall.
* In Creator/AstridLindgren's ''Mio, My Mio'', Mio gets his cape mended by the seamstress. She mends it with fabric that turns Mio invisible when he wears the cape inside-out.

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* The Morrors wear these in ''Mars Evacuees'' by Sophia McDougall.
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* In Creator/AstridLindgren's ''Mio, My Mio'', Mio gets his cape mended by the seamstress. She mends it with fabric that turns Mio invisible when he wears the cape inside-out.inside out.


** ''Film/StarTrekNemesis'' features another new development of the cloaking device, [[spoiler: with Praetor Shinzon's Reman warship being able to not only fire her weapons while cloaked, but also maintain her shields as well. His ship wrecks the ''Enterprise'' and makes short work of two Romulan warbirds that join the fight against Shinzon.]]

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** ''Film/StarTrekNemesis'' features another new development of the cloaking device, [[spoiler: with Praetor Shinzon's Reman warship warbird ''[[SinisterScimitar Scimitar]]'' being able to not only fire her weapons while cloaked, but also maintain her shields as well. His ship wrecks the ''Enterprise'' and makes short work of two Romulan warbirds that join the fight against Shinzon.]]

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