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* A reccuring creature in the ''VideoGame/{{Grow}}'' games and others Eyezmaze games is a creature whose form is different during the day and the night. During the day, it's a white blob who sleeps by default but can be awaken by an alarm clock, it's soft body can grow limbs or a long neck. During the night, the creature is awake and gets hands, wings and horns and is half-green, half-yellow though the colors may change depending of the game. The day form is called "Rotta" and the night form is called "Pierre".


* ''ComicBook/TheIncredibleHulk'' has infrequently used this as the cause for his transformation. The Grey Hulk (Joe Fixit) and the ComicBook/ImmortalHulk are both examples of this. The reasons have never been explored much, but regardless, [[ArcWords the night is their time]].

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* ''ComicBook/TheIncredibleHulk'' has infrequently [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness originally]] used this as the cause for his transformation. The transformation, before the more well-known anger cause was fully established. Several Hulk personas like Grey Hulk (Joe Fixit) and the ComicBook/ImmortalHulk are both examples of this. also use it, to [[RevisitingTheRoots hearken back to the character's roots]]. The reasons have never been explored much, but regardless, [[ArcWords the night is their ''his'' time]].



* ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'' has minor characters Lady-Hawk and Lyndon-Bee Johnson. She's a woman in the day and a hawk at night, and her husband is a bee in the day, and a man at night and they are cursed to never be human at the same time.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'' has minor characters Lady-Hawk and Lyndon-Bee Johnson.Johnson, a rather blatant ShoutOut to ''Film/{{Ladyhawke}}''. She's a woman in the day and a hawk at night, and her husband is a bee in the day, and a man at night and they are cursed to never be human at the same time.


* ''VideoGame/TrialsOfMana'' has half-beastman Kevin, who transforms into a werewolf form at night which increases his attack.

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* ''VideoGame/TrialsOfMana'' has half-beastman Kevin, who transforms into a werewolf form at night which increases his attack. This happens to other beastmen too.
* This also happens to the werewolves in ''VideoGame/OgreBattle64''.


* This is the trigger for the tile character's transformation in ''[[LightNovel/MazeMegaburstSpace Maze]]''. The change from day to night triggers Maze's GenderBender transformation from female to male with an accompanying change in personality and the inverse holds true, triggering the transformation from male to female. It triggers even deep underground where there's no way to where in the day/night cycle they are.

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* This is the trigger for the tile character's transformation in ''[[LightNovel/MazeMegaburstSpace Maze]]''. The change from day to night triggers Maze's GenderBender transformation from female to male with an accompanying change in personality and the inverse holds true, triggering the transformation from male to female. It triggers even deep underground where there's no way to know where in the day/night cycle they are.

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* Invoked in the story of Sir Gawain and Lady Ragnelle. Lady Ragnelle was cursed to be hideous but upon marrying Gawain, the curse was half-broken. Ragnelle said that she would either be beautiful during the day and hideous at night, or hideous during the day and beautiful at night, and Gawain had to choose. Ultimately averted because Gawain allowed her to choose, breaking the curse completely.

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* In ''[[VideoGame/SabreMan Knight Lore]]'', Sabreman is transformed every night, having been cursed with lycantropy in the previous game.

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* {{Inverted}} for the VideoGame/{{Pokemon}} Shaymin, who can transform into its Sky Forme during the day but changes back when night falls.


* ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'' has minor characters Lady-Hawk and Lyndon-Bee Johnson. She's a woman in the day and a hawk at night, and her husband is a bee in the day, and a hawk at night and they are cursed to never be human at the same time.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'' has minor characters Lady-Hawk and Lyndon-Bee Johnson. She's a woman in the day and a hawk at night, and her husband is a bee in the day, and a hawk man at night and they are cursed to never be human at the same time.


* Played with in ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl'': the titular curse is in effect all the time but at night, specifically under the light of the moon, the cursed pirates are revealed to be [[DemBones walking skeletons]], while they look human the rest of the time.



* As mentioned above, some versions of werewolves. For instance, in certain regions of Brazil werewolves are said to transform at midnight on fridays.

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* As mentioned above, some versions of werewolves. For instance, in certain regions of Brazil werewolves are said to transform at midnight on fridays.Fridays.


* ''ComicBook/GhostRider'' originally transformed like this at night before {{Retcon}}s enabled him to bring the FlamingSkull out more often.

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* ''ComicBook/GhostRider'' originally transformed like this at night before {{Retcon}}s enabled him to bring the FlamingSkull {{Flaming Skull|s}} out more often.

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* ''ComicBook/GhostRider'' originally transformed like this at night before {{Retcon}}s enabled him to bring the FlamingSkull out more often.


* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'', Princess Fiona is under a curse where she changes from a human to an ogre when the sun goes down. She's very conscious about her appearance, so when Donkey finds out, she makes him promise not to tell Shrek. Near the end of the movie, Shrek finds out about the curse, but since he is an actual ogre, he thinks Fiona is beautiful in her ogre form. He marries her, and as a result, Fiona remains an ogre for the rest of her life.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'', Princess Fiona is under a curse where she changes from a human to an ogre when the sun goes down. She's very conscious self-conscious about her appearance, so when Donkey finds out, she makes him promise not to tell Shrek. Near the end of the movie, Shrek finds out about the curse, but since he is an actual ogre, he thinks Fiona is beautiful in her ogre form. He marries her, and as a result, Fiona remains an ogre for the rest of her life.

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* This is the trigger for the tile character's transformation in ''[[LightNovel/MazeMegaburstSpace Maze]]''. The change from day to night triggers Maze's GenderBender transformation from female to male with an accompanying change in personality and the inverse holds true, triggering the transformation from male to female. It triggers even deep underground where there's no way to where in the day/night cycle they are.
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* In ''Film/{{Ladyhawke}}'', Isabeau and Navarre have been cursed by the villain so that she's a hawk during the day and he's a wolf during the night, so that they're never human at the same time. [[spoiler:The breaking of the curse involves an eclipse, which blurs the shift from day to night and allows them to both be human at the same time.]]
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