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* Alchemists from ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' can transmute weapons using the mass of floors or walls, although not many alchemists ever actually do so.

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* Alchemists from ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' can transmute weapons using the mass of floors or walls, although not many alchemists ever actually do so. They can also turn other objects into weapons as needed--in the 2003 anime, Russell Tringham counters an attack by Ed by turning a lamp into a sword.


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*Some mages in ''Manga/BlackClover'' spontaneously create weapons when they use their spells, the main character Asta himself being an example by summoning his anti-magic swords and pulling them out of his grimoire. Asta's teammate Magna Swing has fire-based spells which he uses to conjure baseball bats and projectiles made out of flames, which he hits like baseballs, and Fanzell Kruger's "Emperor of Slashing Winds" spell creates a huge sword made of wind.


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* In ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'', it's possible that this is how schwartz weapons like schwartz swords work. Yogurt claims that the rings from which the schwartz weapons appear to come are really a MagicFeather.

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* In ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'', it's possible that this is how schwartz weapons like schwartz the animated ''ComicBook/DoctorStrange'' movie, the sorcerers frequently use their powers to manifest swords work. Yogurt claims that the rings from which the schwartz weapons appear to come are really a MagicFeather.of magical energy.
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* In ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'', it's possible that this is how schwartz weapons like schwartz swords work. Yogurt claims that the rings from which the schwartz weapons appear to come are really a MagicFeather.



* In ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'', Harry Dresden displays the ability to create a whip from [[spoiler: soulfire]] in book 11, ''Turn Coat''. Later, after [[spoiler: becoming the Winter Knight]], he develops the ability to create claws out of ice.
* In ''Literature/TheZombieKnight'', Hector does this frequently. Presumably, any character with materialization of a material with a crystalline form could do the same, but he is the only one who uses the technique regularly.
* In ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'', Rand occasionally creates a sword made of fire, though this is a rather inefficient use of the One Power, [[LampshadeHanging something that Lanfear complains about]]. The Amyrlin Seat demonstrates the ability to create a sword out of air, then explains that [[BoringButPractical a strong man wielding a steel sword]] [[MugglesDoItBetter would be more useful]].

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* ''LightNovel/ChivalryOfAFailedKnight'': Any Blazer regardless of rank can materialize a <Device> from their own soul, and these aren't just limited to medieval ones (i.e. swords, spears, & bows); but also to modern weaponry (i.e. guns) and mundane objects (i.e. A brush and palette).
* ''Literature/CradleSeries'': This is the primary purpose of Forger techniques. It's typically just easier to use actual weapons, but there are plenty of advantages to being able to create a disposable weapon out of thin air rather than relying on your extremely expensive custom-made weapon. One of the first things Yerin does when she goes to sleep is create a bunch of invisible Forged blades around her as traps for anyone trying to sneak up on her. Lindon quickly learns to knock.
* In ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'', Harry Dresden displays the ability to create a whip from [[spoiler: soulfire]] in book 11, ''Turn Coat''. ''Literature/TurnCoat''. Later, after [[spoiler: becoming the Winter Knight]], he develops the ability to create claws out of ice.
* In ''Literature/TheZombieKnight'', Hector does this frequently. Presumably, any character with materialization of a material with a crystalline form could do the same, but he is the only one who uses the technique regularly.
* In ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'', Rand occasionally creates a sword made of fire, though this is a rather inefficient use of the One Power, [[LampshadeHanging something that Lanfear complains about]]. The Amyrlin Seat demonstrates the ability to create a sword out of air, then explains that [[BoringButPractical a strong man wielding a steel sword]] [[MugglesDoItBetter would be more useful]].
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* Several characters in ''Literature/{{Worm}}'' have this ability. Examples include:
** Miss Militia can conjure weapons as her sole power. These weapons can be anything from knives to bazookas, dual-wielded assault rifles, and in one case what seemed to be a nuclear bomb.
** Circus stores a [[DropTheHammer sledgehammer]] in an [[{{Hammerspace}} extradimensional space]], allowing for what appears to be this trope.
** One of the Butcher's powers is limited [[DishingOutDirt terrakinesis]], which is used to create arrows for her bow [[spoiler:and a spike which she killed herself on]].
** Glaistig Uaine has [[PowerCopying a number of powers]]; at one point, she uses a material-creation power, a telekinetic power, and a [[GadgeteerGenius Tinker]] power to create weapons out of thin air.
* One of Grumph's spells in ''Literature/SpellsSwordsAndStealth'' is the ability to conjure a magical weapon whose shape he can morph to suit his needs. Using the spell takes a lot out mana, so unless he needs that trait he's just as liable to his slightly more mundane shortsword made of demon bone.
* ''LightNovel/TheUnexploredSummonBloodSign'':
** Summoners can create their Blood Signs, the tools they use to summon. This usually takes the form of the Blood Sign rapidly assembling itself from its components (e.g. coins stacking on top of each other to make a metal Blood Sign). However, one summoner is able to pull it out of his shadow.
** The [[TopGod White Queen]] can shape her dress into an unlimited number and variety of weapons.



* ''LightNovel/TheReunionWithTwelveFascinatingGoddesses'': Zesca's power allows her contractor to manifest any weapon or other equipment that she has previously forged.
* ''LightNovel/ChivalryOfAFailedKnight'': Any Blazer regardless of rank can materialize a <Device> from their own soul, and these aren't just limited to medival ones (i.e. swords, spears, & bows); but also to modern weaponary (i.e. guns) and mundane objects (i.e. A brush and palette).



* ''Literature/CradleSeries'': This is the primary purpose of Forger techniques. It's typically just easier to use actual weapons, but there are plenty of advantages to being able to create a disposable weapon out of thin air rather than relying on your extremely expensive custom-made weapon. One of the first things Yerin does when she goes to sleep is create a bunch of invisible Forged blades around her as traps for anyone trying to sneak up on her. Lindon quickly learns to knock.

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* ''Literature/CradleSeries'': This ''LightNovel/TheReunionWithTwelveFascinatingGoddesses'': Zesca's power allows her contractor to manifest any weapon or other equipment that she has previously forged.
* One of Grumph's spells in ''Literature/SpellsSwordsAndStealth''
is the primary purpose of Forger techniques. It's typically ability to conjure a magical weapon whose shape he can morph to suit his needs. Using the spell takes a lot out mana, so unless he needs that trait he's just easier as liable to his slightly more mundane shortsword made of demon bone.
* ''LightNovel/TheUnexploredSummonBloodSign'':
** Summoners can create their Blood Signs, the tools they
use actual weapons, but there are plenty to summon. This usually takes the form of advantages the Blood Sign rapidly assembling itself from its components (e.g. coins stacking on top of each other to being make a metal Blood Sign). However, one summoner is able to pull it out of his shadow.
** The [[TopGod White Queen]] can shape her dress into an unlimited number and variety of weapons.
* In ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'', Rand occasionally creates a sword made of fire, though this is a rather inefficient use of the One Power, [[LampshadeHanging something that Lanfear complains about]]. The Amyrlin Seat demonstrates the ability
to create a disposable weapon sword out of air, then explains that [[BoringButPractical a strong man wielding a steel sword]] [[MugglesDoItBetter would be more useful]].
* Several characters in ''Literature/{{Worm}}'' have this ability. Examples include:
** Miss Militia can conjure weapons as her sole power. These weapons can be anything from knives to bazookas, dual-wielded assault rifles, and in one case what seemed to be a nuclear bomb.
** Circus stores a [[DropTheHammer sledgehammer]] in an [[{{Hammerspace}} extradimensional space]], allowing for what appears to be this trope.
** One of the Butcher's powers is limited [[DishingOutDirt terrakinesis]], which is used to create arrows for her bow [[spoiler:and a spike which she killed herself on]].
** Glaistig Uaine has [[PowerCopying a number of powers]]; at one point, she uses a material-creation power, a telekinetic power, and a [[GadgeteerGenius Tinker]] power to create weapons
out of thin air rather than relying on your extremely expensive custom-made weapon. One of the first things Yerin air.
* In ''Literature/TheZombieKnight'', Hector
does when she goes to sleep this frequently. Presumably, any character with materialization of a material with a crystalline form could do the same, but he is create a bunch of invisible Forged blades around her as traps for anyone trying to sneak up on her. Lindon quickly learns to knock.
the only one who uses the technique regularly.



%%* All of the titular protagonists in ''WebAnimation/BravestWarriors.''
* The Auditor in ''WebAnimation/MadnessCombat'' is capable of summoning any weapon he likes from thin air, including firearms and {{BFS}}es.



* The Auditor in ''WebAnimation/MadnessCombat'' is capable of summoning any weapon he likes from thin air, including firearms and {{BFS}}es.



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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': Every Gem ([[spoiler:made before Era 2]]) [[EveryoneHasASpecialMove has a special power]]. Most often, this is summoning a unique weapon out of their gemstone, which they can replace if it's in some way broken or out of reach and vary its properties (Pearl can vary the length of her spear's handle to make it act as a sword, Garnet can increase and decrease the size of her gauntlets), along with using more than one at once. Fusions [[AllYourPowersCombined combine their component Gems' weapons]], such as Pearl's spear and Amethyst's whip fusing to make Opal's bow. The weapons can be changed by an external source, as seen when [[UltimateBlacksmith Bismuth]] gives the Crystal Gems weapon upgrades. [[Recap/StevenUniverseS5E18ASinglePaleRose "A Single Pale Rose"]] shows that Pearl stores multiple copies of her spear inside her gemstone. An early plotline is about Steven [[HowDoIShotWeb figuring out how to summon his weapon]] (a [[LuckilyMyShieldWillProtectMe shield]]).
* ''WesternAnimation/VoltronLegendaryDefender'': The Paladins have the ability to instantly summon their weapons to hand at any moments, and make them disappear when they're not needed.



* All of the titular protagonists in ''WesternAnimation/BravestWarriors.''
* In the animated ''ComicBook/DoctorStrange'' movie, the sorcerers frequently use their powers to manifest swords of magical energy.
* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': Every gem ([[spoiler:made before Era 2]]) [[EveryoneHasASpecialMove has a special power]]. Most often, this is summoning an unique weapon out of their gemstone, which they can replace if it's in some way broken or out of reach and vary its properties (Pearl can vary the length of her spear's handle to make it act as a sword, Garnet can increase and decrease the size of her gauntlets), along with using more than one at once. Fusions [[AllYourPowersCombined combine their component gems' weapons]], such as Pearl's spear and Amethyst's whip fusing to make Opal's bow. The weapons can be changed by an external source, as seen when [[UltimateBlacksmith Bismuth]] gives the Crystal Gems weapon upgrades. "A Single Pale Rose" shows that Pearl stores multiple copies of her spear inside her gemstone. An early plotline is about Steven [[HowDoIShotWeb figuring out how to summon his weapon]] (a [[LuckilyMyShieldWillProtectMe shield]]).
* ''WesternAnimation/VoltronLegendaryDefender'': The Paladins have the ability to instantly summon their weapons to hand at any moments, and make them disappear when they're not needed.
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* All of the titular protagonists in ''WesternAnimation/BravestWarriors.''
* In the animated ''ComicBook/DoctorStrange'' movie, the sorcerers frequently use their powers to manifest swords of magical energy.
* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': Every gem ([[spoiler:made before Era 2]]) [[EveryoneHasASpecialMove has a special power]]. Most often, this is summoning an unique weapon out of their gemstone, which they can replace if it's in some way broken or out of reach and vary its properties (Pearl can vary the length of her spear's handle to make it act as a sword, Garnet can increase and decrease the size of her gauntlets), along with using more than one at once. Fusions [[AllYourPowersCombined combine their component gems' weapons]], such as Pearl's spear and Amethyst's whip fusing to make Opal's bow. The weapons can be changed by an external source, as seen when [[UltimateBlacksmith Bismuth]] gives the Crystal Gems weapon upgrades. "A Single Pale Rose" shows that Pearl stores multiple copies of her spear inside her gemstone. An early plotline is about Steven [[HowDoIShotWeb figuring out how to summon his weapon]] (a [[LuckilyMyShieldWillProtectMe shield]]).
* ''WesternAnimation/VoltronLegendaryDefender'': The Paladins have the ability to instantly summon their weapons to hand at any moments, and make them disappear when they're not needed.
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* ''Literature/CradleSeries'': This is the primary purpose of Forger techniques. It's typically just easier to use actual weapons, but there are plenty of advantages to being able to create a disposable weapon out of thin air rather than relying on your extremely expensive custom-made weapon. One of the first things Yerin does when she goes to sleep is create a bunch of invisible Forged blades around her as traps for anyone trying to sneak up on her. Lindon quickly learns to knock.

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** Susan ([[spoiler: and, as is later revealed, all descendants of Pandora]]) possesses a natural affinity for spells that summon weapons. Since [[OurVampiresAreDifferent aberrations]] are [[KryptoniteFactor highly vulnerable]] to magical weapons, this makes her a natural aberration-hunter.


** And of course, almost all {{Toku}} heroes can pull their weapons out of nowhere, be it hammerspace or a more detailed method (at times, particularly in the more tech-based series, you might actually see where the weapons or even suits reside back at the base, where they're teleported to the heroes in the field.)

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**And of course, almost all {{Toku}} heroes can pull their weapons out of nowhere, be it hammerspace or a more detailed method (at times, particularly in the more tech-based series, you might actually see where the weapons or even suits reside back at the base, where they're teleported to the heroes in the field.)


*In ''Manga/GetBackers,'' Akabane Kuroudo/Dr. Jackal is a DeadlyDoctor able to use an infinite supply of scalpels from nowhere. [[spoiler: It turns out they're not summoned from thin air, but are stored inside his body. When Ginji realises this, he brutally dispatches him by using his electrical powers to ''magnetize them right out of him.'']] Akabane recovers eventually, and has decided Gin is a WorthyOpponent worth messing with and teaming up with at different times during the remainder of the series.



* ComicBook/{{Psylocke}}'s "focused totality of her psychic power" in ''Comicbook/XMen'' is a psychic blade that's able to fry the brain of any foe. At maximum intensity she can kill but it's seldom used this way. After a RePower that made her powers telekinetic instead of telepathic, it could function as an AbsurdlySharpBlade that could slice through anything (yet still have its stunning effect if it hit flesh and blood.)

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* ComicBook/{{Psylocke}}'s "focused totality of her psychic power" in ''Comicbook/XMen'' is a psychic blade that's able to fry the brain of any foe. At maximum intensity she can kill but it's seldom used this way. After a RePower that made her powers telekinetic instead of telepathic, it went from a wedge-shaped field of KirbyDots to a detailed energy katana that could function as an AbsurdlySharpBlade that could slice through anything (yet still have its stunning effect if it hit flesh and blood.)

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* In ''Series/PowerRangersTimeForce'': [[BigBad Ransik]] has the power to pull swords and other knife-like weapons out of his body, meaning he's never unarmed. The crossover special in ''Series/PowerRangersWildForce'' reveals he got this power from three Orgs that he set free in the year 3000.

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* This is a power ''VideoGame/SoulSeries'' BigBad Inferno has. As he is able to recall any memory of those who came in contact with Soul Edge, he can summon the weapon form they used when he used their body. In gameplay, this means he is a DittoFighter and can replicate any fighter's attacks while also having several exclusive moves. When he was forced to reside in the Nightmare armor during ''III'', the weapon he uses is a fabricated version of Soul Edge (when ''IV'' rolls around he is using the actual Soul Edge instead).


* In ''Ghosts of the Past'', sequel of ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'', Harry Dresden displays his canonical ability to create an energy whip made of [[spoiler: soulfire]] - though a little earlier than canon thanks to tutelage by Wanda.
* In ''Fanfic/PastSins'', Nightmare [[OriginalCharacter Nyx]] and Princess Celestia can generate blades out of magic. Princess Luna can do this too ([[DualWielding two no less]]), and so can [[spoiler:Twilight Sparkle (in the form of a dagger)]].

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* In ''Ghosts of the Past'', sequel of ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'', Harry Dresden displays his canonical ability to create an energy whip made of [[spoiler: soulfire]] [[spoiler:soulfire]] - though a little earlier than canon thanks to tutelage by Wanda.
* In ''Fanfic/PastSins'', ''Fanfic/PastSins'': Nightmare [[OriginalCharacter Nyx]] and Princess Celestia can generate blades out of magic. Princess Luna can do this too ([[DualWielding two no less]]), and so can [[spoiler:Twilight Sparkle (in the form of a dagger)]].



* ''Fanfic/DungeonKeeperAmi'': Ami can use her Dungeon Keeper ability to create anything she can think of, and have the material / magic for, to produce swords, mainly {{BFS}}, larger than herself, wielded with [[MindOverMatter telekinetic power]].



** In ''Film/{{Thor}}'' the [[IcePerson Frost Giants]] can form weapons out of the ice covering their body.

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** In ''Film/{{Thor}}'' the [[IcePerson [[AnIcePerson Frost Giants]] can form weapons out of the ice covering their body.

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* The Auditor in ''WebAnimation/MadnessCombat'' is capable of summoning any weapon he likes from thin air, including firearms and {{BFS}}es.


** [[OldMaster Chin]] [[BadassGrandpa Chinchin]] also creates a spoon, also of varying sizes and [[spoiler:composed of Appetite Energy]], to scoop things up, use as wings and shields and even make a dome to seal himself and his enemies inside.

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** [[OldMaster Chin]] [[BadassGrandpa Chin Chinchin]] also creates a spoon, also of varying sizes and [[spoiler:composed of Appetite Energy]], to scoop things up, use as wings and shields and even make a dome to seal himself and his enemies inside.


* In the ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands}}'' series, any character can wield a portable arsenal (ammo included) thanks to the in-universe "Digi-struct" system, provided they have a copy of the weapon in their inventory. This is taken up a notch in future iterations, with characters like Salvador of ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands2}}'' being able to [[GunsAkimbo dual wield on command]], and Claptrap, [[AscendedExtra playable]] in ''VideoGame/BorderlandsThePreSequel,'' creating cannons and turning into a small pirate ship.

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* In the ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands}}'' series, any character can wield a portable arsenal (ammo included) thanks to the in-universe "Digi-struct" system, provided they have a copy of the weapon in their inventory. This is taken up a notch in future iterations, with characters like Salvador of ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands2}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands 2}}'' being able to [[GunsAkimbo dual wield on command]], and Claptrap, [[AscendedExtra playable]] in ''VideoGame/BorderlandsThePreSequel,'' creating cannons and turning into a small pirate ship.


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* ''VideoGame/XenobladeChronicles2'': When a Blade is first born, they create a weapon from their core crystal, which they provide to their bonded Driver. A Blade can use the weapon themselves, but it takes a lot of energy, so they typically only do so for their most powerful attacks. If the weapon is destroyed somehow the Blade can just create another, but this doesn't happen very often. Rex doesn't even realize it's possible until halfway through the game.

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* ''Literature/{{Renegades}}'':
** Captain Chromium can create weapons out of, you guessed it, chromium, most famously pikes and javelins.
** Durng the Age of Anarchy, Nova's father was forced to use his PowerOfCreation to make guns for a gang running his district.


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* ''LightNovel/ChivalryOfAFailedKnight'': Any Blazer regardless of rank can materialize a <Device> from their own soul, and these aren't just limited to medival ones (i.e. swords, spears, & bows); but also to modern weaponary (i.e. guns) and mundane objects (i.e. A brush and palette).



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