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* Genma General Gargant from ''VideoGame/Onimusha3DemonSiege'' summons a blue, [[FlamingSword flaming kukri]] with a nasty backward-facing hook on the tip to duel with Samanosuke in the intro, and manages to kick his ass with ease. In ''VideoGame/ShinOnimusha'', Gargant is actually invulnerable as long as his sword is intact. In order to actually wound him, you have to [[WreckedWeapon smash his kukri first]] before being able to land some damage.

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* Genma General Gargant from ''VideoGame/Onimusha3DemonSiege'' summons a blue, [[FlamingSword flaming kukri]] with a nasty backward-facing hook guthook on the tip to duel with Samanosuke in the intro, and manages to kick his ass with ease. In ''VideoGame/ShinOnimusha'', Gargant is actually invulnerable as long as his sword is intact. In order to actually wound him, you have to [[WreckedWeapon smash his kukri first]] before being able to land some damage.

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* In ''LightNovel/IsItWrongToTryToPickUpGirlsInADungeon'', [[AmazonianBeauty Tione]] wields a pair of kukri as her usual weapon.


* In ''VideoGame/FreedomWars'', the PlayerCharacter starts off with a technologically-advaned kukri called the Murasame Mk. 9, along with a sub-machine gun called the EZ-Katze.

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* In ''VideoGame/FreedomWars'', the PlayerCharacter starts off with a technologically-advaned technologically-advanced kukri called the Murasame Mk. 9, along with a sub-machine gun called the EZ-Katze.EZ-Katze, and a [[WhipItGood Binding Thorn.]]

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* Genma General Gargant from ''VideoGame/Onimusha3DemonSiege'' summons a blue, [[FlamingSword flaming kukri]] with a nasty backward-facing hook on the tip to duel with Samanosuke in the intro, and manages to kick his ass with ease. In ''VideoGame/ShinOnimusha'', Gargant is actually invulnerable as long as his sword is intact. In order to actually wound him, you have to [[WreckedWeapon smash his kukri first]] before being able to land some damage.

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* ''VideoGame/ArmoryAndMachine'' has a Hunter class skill called Kukri. It has a relatively short cooldown and deals regular damage along with a good amount of [[ArmorPiercingAttack penetrating damage]] which bypasses enemy shielding. However, it also costs 2 Steel Blades as "ammo" to use.

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* Sunset's apprentice in Fanfic/FreeportVenture is actually named Kukri. It's a subversion, since Kukri is a mage's apprentice, and prefers magic above knives.

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* In ''VideoGame/FreedomWars'', the PlayerCharacter starts off with a technologically-advaned kukri called the Murasame Mk. 9, along with a sub-machine gun called the EZ-Katze.

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* The killer in ''Film/NightSchool1981'' wields a kukri; using to decapitate their victims with a single stroke.


For a relatively obscure weapon from Nepal, they feature quite frequently in the media, easily spotted because of their distinctive (and threatening) shape. As an interesting aside, note that it possibly wasn't actually invented in Nepal, but in ''Greece'' of all places. The current consensus is that the kukri is a (somewhat shrunken) descendant of a Greek cavalry saber, ''machaira''. Machaira itself was a modification of a previous infantry sword called ''kopis'' (literally, "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin chopper]]"), just one of the large family of recurved sabers used throughout the Mediterranean. The troops of Alexander the Great brought it to India during his expedition there, and the locals loved the design.

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For a relatively obscure weapon from Nepal, they feature quite frequently in the media, easily spotted because of their distinctive (and threatening) shape. As an interesting aside, note that side note, it possibly wasn't actually invented in Nepal, but in ''Greece'' of all places. The current consensus is that the kukri is a (somewhat shrunken) descendant of a Greek cavalry saber, ''machaira''. Machaira itself was a modification of a previous infantry sword called ''kopis'' (literally, "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin chopper]]"), just one of the large family of recurved sabers used throughout the Mediterranean. The troops of Alexander the Great brought it to India during his expedition there, and the locals loved the design.

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* In ''Literature/{{Monster Hunter International}}'', The main character Owen Pitt carries a kukri as his primary melee weapon.


* Jonathan Harker wielded a kukri in ''Literature/{{Dracula}}''. And attacked with enough ferocity to [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome force Dracula to retreat.]] Then decapitated the Count with it after Quincey Morris stabbed him in the heart with a Bowie knife.

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* Jonathan Harker wielded a kukri in ''Literature/{{Dracula}}''. And attacked with enough ferocity to [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome force Dracula to retreat.]] retreat. Then decapitated the Count with it after Quincey Morris stabbed him in the heart with a Bowie knife.



* Danny of the YouTube channel gradualreport uses one to [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCybRFMW7-M "fix" his computer.]]

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* Danny of the YouTube Website/YouTube channel gradualreport uses one to [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCybRFMW7-M "fix" his computer.]]


* Two appear in ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic The Second Raid'' albeit as upscaled monomolecular cutters shaped to look like kukris; one is the standard melee weapon for Belfaghn's [=M9D=] Falke, the other is a [[{{BFS}} massive one]] used by Gates for his Codarl I in the last episode, [[spoiler: which he promptly uses to kill Yu Lan by slicing her Codarl's limbs off and then impaling her through the Codarl's torso.]]

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* Two appear in ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic The Second Raid'' albeit as upscaled monomolecular cutters shaped to look like kukris; one is the standard melee weapon for Belfaghn's [=M9D=] Falke, the other is a [[{{BFS}} massive one]] used by Gates for his Codarl I in the last episode, [[spoiler: which [[spoiler:which he promptly uses to kill Yu Lan by slicing her Codarl's limbs off and then impaling her through the Codarl's torso.]]



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* ''Film/AustinPowers'': '''KUKRIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII!''' [[spoiler: Powers was not fazed in the slightest.]]

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* ''Film/AustinPowers'': '''KUKRIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII!''' [[spoiler: Powers [[spoiler:Powers was not fazed in the slightest.]]


* ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'': Chaka's {{Mithril}} knife, created accidentally [[ItMakesSenseInContext when Silver stabbed Arch-Fiend with her moonsilver-covered hand, through the opening which Firefox had created in the magical cage they were trapped in]]. It's unique creation - involving mithril, magical fire, quenching in demonic ichor, and getting charged with Ki by Chaka to dislodge Silver's hand - imbued it with a magical bond that causes it to return to Toni's hand when thrown, and [[NewPowersAsThePlotDemands probably other things we haven't seen yet]]. The fact that it specifically formed into a kukri has the Magical Arts instructors baffled and has led to some odd speculation about what it means.

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* ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'': Chaka's {{Mithril}} knife, created accidentally [[ItMakesSenseInContext when Silver stabbed Arch-Fiend with her moonsilver-covered hand, through the opening which Firefox had created in the magical cage they were trapped in]]. It's Its unique creation - involving [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot mithril, magical fire, quenching in demonic ichor, and getting charged with Ki by Chaka to dislodge Silver's hand hand]] - imbued it with a magical bond that causes it to return to Toni's hand when thrown, and [[NewPowersAsThePlotDemands probably other things we haven't seen yet]]. The fact that it specifically formed into a kukri has the Magical Arts instructors baffled and has led to some odd speculation about what it means.

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* ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'': Chaka's {{Mithril}} knife, created accidentally [[ItMakesSenseInContext when Silver stabbed Arch-Fiend with her moonsilver-covered hand, through the opening which Firefox had created in the magical cage they were trapped in]]. It's unique creation - involving mithril, magical fire, quenching in demonic ichor, and getting charged with Ki by Chaka to dislodge Silver's hand - imbued it with a magical bond that causes it to return to Toni's hand when thrown, and [[NewPowersAsThePlotDemands probably other things we haven't seen yet]]. The fact that it specifically formed into a kukri has the Magical Arts instructors baffled and has led to some odd speculation about what it means.

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* Colbjorn, a massive Northerner and one of the companions in ''VideoGame/HandOfFate 2'' fights with a pair of oversized kukris, and carries about six or seven more.

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