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* A sketch on ''Series/ThatMitchellAndWebbLook'' features [[ThoseWackyNazis two Nazi soldiers]] who notice that all their uniforms are decorated with skulls, which slowly begins to give them CuriousQualmsOfConscience that maybe they're actually the Bad Guys.

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* A sketch on ''Series/ThatMitchellAndWebbLook'' features [[ThoseWackyNazis two Nazi soldiers]] who notice that all their uniforms are decorated with skulls, which slowly begins to give them CuriousQualmsOfConscience that maybe they're [[HeelRealization actually the Bad Guys.]]


** There is actually a prestige class in the TabletopGame/{{Eberron}} setting called the [[https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/bone_knight.jpg Bone Knight]], who gets some bonuses for making and wearing bone armor and weapons.

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** There is actually a prestige class in the TabletopGame/{{Eberron}} setting called the [[https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/bone_knight.jpg Bone Knight]], Knight,]] who gets some bonuses for making and wearing bone armor and weapons.


* Nonon Jakuzure of ''Anime/KillLaKill'' [[http://img2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20140308073554/kill-la-kill/images/3/31/Nonon_body.png incorporates skull and bone designs]] [[http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/jhO3CDh-PSM/maxresdefault.jpg into her marching band outfits]]. [[NiceHat The shako]] has an actual skull on it which may or may not be from the pet monkey she owned as a child. Even her [[spoiler:Nudist Beach outfit]] has a skull design on the hat. Fittingly enough, she is the [[BitchInSheepsClothing nastiest member]] of the Elite Four.

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* Nonon Jakuzure of ''Anime/KillLaKill'' [[http://img2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20140308073554/kill-la-kill/images/3/31/Nonon_body.png incorporates skull and bone designs]] [[http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/jhO3CDh-PSM/maxresdefault.jpg into her marching band outfits]]. outfits.]] [[NiceHat The shako]] has an actual skull on it which may or may not be from the pet monkey she owned as a child. Even her [[spoiler:Nudist Beach outfit]] has a skull design on the hat. Fittingly enough, she is the [[BitchInSheepsClothing nastiest member]] of the Elite Four.


* Two of the [[MagicTheGathering Shards of Alara]], feature this trope. The goblins of Jund are eaten by basically everything on the shard, and wield bone weapons and armor, while the entirety of Grixis uses bone gear due to corpses lasting forever there and not much else.

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* Two of the [[MagicTheGathering [[TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering Shards of Alara]], feature this trope. The goblins of Jund are eaten by basically everything on the shard, and wield bone weapons and armor, while the entirety of Grixis uses bone gear due to corpses lasting forever there and not much else.

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* The ruler of the Interdimensional BlackMarket in the ''Website/TheCrewOfheCopperColoredCupids'' short story ''Misadventures in ther Interdimensional Black Market'' wears an armor made entirely out of bones. The weirdness of it is commented on by Darius.


* The co-called Lord of Bones in ''Series/AGameOfThrones'' wears a skull mask (similar to Kael in ''Film/{{Willow}}'' as well as a protective vest made from hundreds of bones.


* [=SkekMal=] the Hunter in ''Series/TheDarkCrystalAgeOfResistance=] not only wears his victims' bones as ornaments and trophies, but also wears what appears to be another Skeksis' skull for a mask.

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* [=SkekMal=] the Hunter in ''Series/TheDarkCrystalAgeOfResistance=] ''Series/TheDarkCrystalAgeOfResistance'' not only wears his victims' bones as ornaments and trophies, but also wears what appears to be another Skeksis' skull for a mask.mask.
* The co-called Lord of Bones in ''Series/AGameOfThrones'' wears a skull mask (similar to Kael in ''Film/{{Willow}}'' as well as a protective vest made from hundreds of bones.

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* [=SkekTek=] the Scientist in ''Film/TheDarkCrystal'' wears an animal's rib cage on his back as a carapace.


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* [=SkekMal=] the Hunter in ''Series/TheDarkCrystalAgeOfResistance=] not only wears his victims' bones as ornaments and trophies, but also wears what appears to be another Skeksis' skull for a mask.


* Taken not abnormally literal in the ''WesternAnimation/Beetlejuice'' episode "Skeletons in the Closet." A skeleton emerges from Beetlejuice's coat closet every time he tells a lie and tells everyone about it. Lydia has one in her closet as well, lying to her parents about a stray skunk she's harboring. The only way to get rid of the Skeletons is to tell the truth.

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* Taken not abnormally literal in the ''WesternAnimation/Beetlejuice'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Beetlejuice}}'' episode "Skeletons in the Closet." A skeleton emerges from Beetlejuice's coat closet every time he tells a lie and tells everyone about it. Lydia has one in her closet as well, lying to her parents about a stray skunk she's harboring. The only way to get rid of the Skeletons is to tell the truth.

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* Taken not abnormally literal in the ''WesternAnimation/Beetlejuice'' episode "Skeletons in the Closet." A skeleton emerges from Beetlejuice's coat closet every time he tells a lie and tells everyone about it. Lydia has one in her closet as well, lying to her parents about a stray skunk she's harboring. The only way to get rid of the Skeletons is to tell the truth.


* Nonon Jakuzure of ''Anime/KillLaKill'' [[http://img2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20140308073554/kill-la-kill/images/3/31/Nonon_body.png incorporates skull and bone designs]] [[http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/jhO3CDh-PSM/maxresdefault.jpg into her marching band outfits]]. [[NiceHat The shako]] has an actual skull on it which may or may not be from the pet monkey she owned as a child. Even her [[spoiler:Nudist Beach outfit]] has a skull design on the hat . Fittingly enough, she is the [[BitchInSheepsClothing nastiest member]] of the Elite Four.

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* Nonon Jakuzure of ''Anime/KillLaKill'' [[http://img2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20140308073554/kill-la-kill/images/3/31/Nonon_body.png incorporates skull and bone designs]] [[http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/jhO3CDh-PSM/maxresdefault.jpg into her marching band outfits]]. [[NiceHat The shako]] has an actual skull on it which may or may not be from the pet monkey she owned as a child. Even her [[spoiler:Nudist Beach outfit]] has a skull design on the hat .hat. Fittingly enough, she is the [[BitchInSheepsClothing nastiest member]] of the Elite Four.



* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Epic}}'' all Boggans wear skulls on their heads and skins on their coats. Professor Bomba found some Boggan apparel beforehand, [[spoiler:which MK, Nod and Ronin steal to infiltrate the Boggan lair.]]

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Epic}}'' all Boggans wear skulls on their heads and skins on their coats. Professor Bomba found some Boggan apparel beforehand, [[spoiler:which MK, Nod Nod, and Ronin steal to infiltrate the Boggan lair.]]



* In ''Film/{{Serenity}}'', the ship is disguised as a Reaver ship by covering it with bones, blood and corpses.

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* In ''Film/{{Serenity}}'', the ship is disguised as a Reaver ship by covering it with bones, blood blood, and corpses.



** Subverted with another of Drizzt's main enemies, Obould Many-Arrows. He has a helmet crafted to look like a skull, but is in made of glass-steel, a super-hard, transparent material.

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** Subverted with another of Drizzt's main enemies, Obould Many-Arrows. He has a helmet crafted to look like a skull, skull but is in made of glass-steel, a super-hard, transparent material.



* ''Literature/TheWayOfKings'' (first book of ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive''): In later chapters, Kaladin [[spoiler: wears the grown armor and bones of fallen Parshendi warriors]] to enrage them, drawing their attention toward himself and away from his fellow bridgemen.

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* ''Literature/TheWayOfKings'' (first (the first book of ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive''): In later chapters, Kaladin [[spoiler: wears the grown armor and bones of fallen Parshendi warriors]] to enrage them, drawing their attention toward himself and away from his fellow bridgemen.



** Playing up their medieval christian inspiration, lots of Imperial Guard, Ecclesiarchy and Space Marine characters (and not a few Empire and Bretonnian characters from Warhammer either) wear holy relics prominently, many of which are the bones of saints and martyrs.

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** Playing up their medieval christian Christian inspiration, lots of Imperial Guard, Ecclesiarchy and Space Marine characters (and not a few Empire and Bretonnian characters from Warhammer either) wear holy relics prominently, many of which are the bones of saints and martyrs.



* In ''VideoGame/{{Terraria}}'', players can craft Necro armor using cobwebs and bones. Wearing a full set once increased the players speed by about 20% and gives them a visual motion blur to emphasize that they're going fast. By combining Necro armor with the Anklet of the Wind and Hermes boots, you can become a speed demon. The 1.06 update changed Necro armor's full-set bonus to reduced ammo consumption from ranged weapon and increased ranged damage.

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Terraria}}'', players can craft Necro armor using cobwebs and bones. Wearing a full set once increased the players players' speed by about 20% and gives them a visual motion blur to emphasize that they're going fast. By combining Necro armor with the Anklet of the Wind and Hermes boots, you can become a speed demon. The 1.06 update changed Necro armor's full-set bonus to reduced ammo consumption from ranged weapon and increased ranged damage.



** Death Knights also have the ability to summon a protective Bone Shield, though in this case the bones hover around the player instead of being worn as armor.

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** Death Knights also have the ability to summon a protective Bone Shield, though in this case case, the bones hover around the player instead of being worn as armor.



*** Bone and antler are common components of Forsworn weapons and armor, along with [[FurBikini fur]] and [[PeltsOfTheBarbarian hide]], as its true of their tribal "[[BarbarianTribe Reachmen]]" parent culture. Despite eschewing metal in their weapons and armor, they are able to [[RockBeatsLaser fight evenly]] against better equipped adversaries through use of guerilla tactics and their [[{{Druid}} druidic]] "hedge magic."

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*** Bone and antler are common components of Forsworn weapons and armor, along with [[FurBikini fur]] and [[PeltsOfTheBarbarian hide]], as its true of their tribal "[[BarbarianTribe Reachmen]]" parent culture. Despite eschewing metal in their weapons and armor, they are able to [[RockBeatsLaser fight evenly]] against better equipped better-equipped adversaries through use of guerilla tactics and their [[{{Druid}} druidic]] "hedge magic."



* The Orc chief Bloodfang from ''VideoGame/{{Drakensang}}'' wears a massive animal skull as helmet. In the sequel you can find and equip it, but it's not very powerful.

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* The Orc chief Bloodfang from ''VideoGame/{{Drakensang}}'' wears a massive animal skull as a helmet. In the sequel sequel, you can find and equip it, but it's not very powerful.



* ''VideoGame/MassEffectAndromeda:'' Nakmor Drack's armor is covered in a variety of bones, and he's even introduced taking a tooth from a creature he'd just thrown through a wall. Later on in the game he explains it's basically a warning to anyone stupid enough to pick a fight with an old krogan.

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* ''VideoGame/MassEffectAndromeda:'' Nakmor Drack's armor is covered in a variety of bones, and he's even introduced taking a tooth from a creature he'd just thrown through a wall. Later on in the game game, he explains it's basically a warning to anyone stupid enough to pick a fight with an old krogan.


* The faceplates worn by the Hunters and [[GiantMecha Omega Hunters]] in ''ComicBook/{{Extinctioners}}'' are stylized human skulls despite their targets being [[PettingZooPeople anthropomorphic animals]] [[spoiler: which is the first hint to the Hunters being human]].

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* The faceplates worn by the Hunters and [[GiantMecha Omega Hunters]] in ''ComicBook/{{Extinctioners}}'' are stylized human skulls despite their targets being [[PettingZooPeople [[BeastMan anthropomorphic animals]] [[spoiler: which is the first hint to the Hunters being human]].


* In ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'' there are a few hats and accessories that fit the theme. Most notable is the Pyro who is capable of wearing a skull-themed gas mask (The Last Breath), wear a skull ontop of that (The Skull Island Topper), three skulls across his chest (the Bonedelier), and wield a spinal column with skull attached as a melee weapon.

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* In ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'' there are a few hats and accessories that fit the theme. Most notable is the Pyro who is capable of wearing a skull-themed gas mask (The Last Breath), wear a skull ontop on top of that (The Skull Island Topper), three skulls across his chest (the Bonedelier), and wield a spinal column with skull attached as a melee weapon.



* Played with in WebAnimation/MidnightMares, [[https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-bhmCz2CrB3I/VPuFIvRcnfI/AAAAAAABO8A/9Uk9fqMKkVU/s1600/unnamed.jpg Nightfall Nod]] is both a [[GodOfEvil evil Goddess]] and a [[GothGirlsKnowMagic goth girl]] so her outfit is more pretty than scary.

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* Played with in WebAnimation/MidnightMares, [[https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-bhmCz2CrB3I/VPuFIvRcnfI/AAAAAAABO8A/9Uk9fqMKkVU/s1600/unnamed.jpg Nightfall Nod]] is both a an [[GodOfEvil evil Goddess]] and a [[GothGirlsKnowMagic goth girl]] so her outfit is more pretty than scary.

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* In ''Film/MidnightMovie'', the killer's mask incorporates pieces of a human skull.

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* ''VideoGame/FarCryPrimal'': The elite warriors of the Udam BarbarianTribe wear skull masks and helmets, and they all tend to wear bones for armor.

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