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** He has a bit of a vampire motif, and vampires in anime/manga often have pointy ears even if they donít [[LooksLikeOrlok look like Orlok]]. That might explain it. Not to mention that his expression and hairstyle seem to vaguely suggest a [[CunningLikeAFox fox]], so the ears might reinforce that as well.


* Everyone's favorite greedy AntiHero/[[VideoGame/WarioWare game designer]], [[VideoGame/WarioLand Wario]], has pointy ears. He doesn't seem to be a supernatural being, though, at least not any more than Mario himself. His partner in the [[SuperMarioBros Mario]] spin-offs, Waluigi, also has this trait.

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* Everyone's favorite greedy AntiHero/[[VideoGame/WarioWare game designer]], [[VideoGame/WarioLand Wario]], has pointy ears. He doesn't seem to be a supernatural being, though, at least not any more than Mario himself. His partner in the [[SuperMarioBros Mario]] ''[[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]]'' spin-offs, Waluigi, also has this trait.


* Charmcaster was redesigned to sport these during the ''[[WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce Alien Force]]''/''[[WesternAnimation/Ben10Ultimate Alien]]'' era of the ''Franchise/Ben10'' franchise.

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* Charmcaster was redesigned to sport these during the ''[[WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce Alien Force]]''/''[[WesternAnimation/Ben10Ultimate Force]]''/''[[WesternAnimation/Ben10UltimateAlien Ultimate Alien]]'' era of the ''Franchise/Ben10'' franchise.


* ''Webcomic/{{Darken}}'': Dark elves and surface elves both have unique pointed ears in the ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''-based setting. The latter have been almost wiped out by their AlwaysChaoticEvil kin, so the survivors take pains to hide their ears; the former have a distinctive enough appearance that the ears don't make much of a difference.
-->'''Spectator:''' Hey, you with the ears!\\

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* ''Webcomic/{{Darken}}'': Dark elves and surface elves both have unique pointed ears in the ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''-based setting. The latter have been almost wiped out by their AlwaysChaoticEvil kin, so the survivors take pains to hide their ears; the former have a distinctive enough appearance that the ears don't make much of a difference.
-->'''Spectator:'''
aren't important.
-->'''Human:'''
Hey, you with the ears!\\

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* ''Webcomic/{{Darken}}'': Dark elves and surface elves both have unique pointed ears in the ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''-based setting. The latter have been almost wiped out by their AlwaysChaoticEvil kin, so the survivors take pains to hide their ears; the former have a distinctive enough appearance that the ears don't make much of a difference.
-->'''Spectator:''' Hey, you with the ears!\\
'''Komiyan:''' ...We all have ears, y'know.

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* In the ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemThreeHouses Three Houses]]'' fanfic ''Fanfic/YoullGetNoAnswersFromTheBlueSeaStar'', the fact that [[spoiler:Sothis]] has these becomes something of a plot point, since [[spoiler:Rhea and Seteth]] possess them as well, but deliberately hide them. It also becomes part of a running joke about [[spoiler:human]] ears being inferior.

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* TruthInTelevision: some cogenital conditions, like [[http://www.sajch.org.za/index.php/SAJCH/article/view/509/422 Stahl's ear]] or [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Williams_syndrome Williams syndrome]] may produce pronouncedly elf-like pointy ears on humans.

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* ''Literature/TheCityOfBrass'': The [[OurGeniesAreDifferent daeva]] are all immediately distinguishable from humans by their pointed ears, although some individual tribes have additional distinguishing features. Since they were {{Curse}}d into humanoid forms by Suleiman himself, this may have been intentional.

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* Charmcaster was redesigned to sport these during the ''[[WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce Alien Force]]''/''[[WesternAnimation/Ben10Ultimate Alien]]'' era of the ''Franchise/Ben10'' franchise.

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* The half-elf Merlow in ''Webcomic/CourtOfRoses'' has pointy elven ears [[http://courtofroses.spiderforest.com/index.php?comic=20181101 that wiggle in his sleep]], much to everyone's amusement.


* Aside from his green skin, ''{{Webcomic/Zukahnaut}}'''s alien protagonist is just a pair of pointy ears removed from looking like a fairly passable (if ugly) human.


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* In ''WebComic/YokokasQuest'', demons, including the half-demon Yokoka and Mao, have pointy ears.
* Aside from his green skin, ''{{Webcomic/Zukahnaut}}'''s alien protagonist is just a pair of pointy ears removed from looking like a fairly passable (if ugly) human.


** While the Gerudo have regular ears in ''Ocarina of Time'' (per the official art), the ones in ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZelda Breath of the Wild]]'' have ears just as pointy as the Hylians' and Sheikah's.

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** While the Gerudo have regular ears in ''Ocarina of Time'' (per the official art), the ones in ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZelda ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild Breath of the Wild]]'' have ears just as pointy as the Hylians' and Sheikah's.

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* ''VideoGame/WhiteNoise2'': One of the creatures, Darcy, has pointy ears.


* A few [[OriginalGeneration original]] characters in the ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts'' series have pointed ears, like Master Xehanort, Xigbar and Saïx. The reason that they have pointed ears is unclear, but seeing as the three men all have SupernaturalGoldEyes and ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep'' shows that Braig (Xigbar's original persona) gains the gold eyes and pointy ears at the same time, they could be another sign of giving into Darkness.

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* A few [[OriginalGeneration original]] characters in the ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts'' ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' series have pointed ears, like Master Xehanort, Xigbar and Saïx. The reason that they have pointed ears is unclear, but seeing as the three men all have SupernaturalGoldEyes and ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep'' shows that Braig (Xigbar's original persona) gains the gold eyes and pointy ears at the same time, they could be another sign of giving into Darkness.

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-->''Space...where people have pointy ears.''

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