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* Another one from ''Final Fantasy'': Sasuke. Named after a famous legendary ninja. No, [[{{Naruto}} not that one]].

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* Another one from ''Final Fantasy'': Sasuke. Named after a famous legendary ninja. No, [[{{Naruto}} [[Franchise/{{Naruto}} not that one]].


** Sometimes spelled "Durandal" as in FireEmblem.

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** ''Franchise/FireEmblem'': Sometimes spelled "Durandal" as in FireEmblem."Durandal".


* Fragarach, also "Retaliator", from IrishMythology. Said to be able to break through any armor and capable of manipulating the winds.
* Balmung or Nothung, the sword of Sigfried of {{Nibelungenlied}} fame.

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* Fragarach, also "Retaliator", from IrishMythology.Myth/IrishMythology. Said to be able to break through any armor and capable of manipulating the winds.
* Balmung or Nothung, the sword of Sigfried of {{Nibelungenlied}} ''Literature/{{Nibelungenlied}}'' fame.



* Another one of KingArthur myth is Arondight, sword of Lancelot.

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* Another one of KingArthur Myth/KingArthur myth is Arondight, sword of Lancelot.


* For a self-contained example, Ultima Weapon is a common name among the ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'' games, and also appears in ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts''. The context being that most Final Fantasy games as well as Kingdom Hearts are set in different universes, but they always have an Ultima Weapon.

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* For a self-contained example, Ultima Weapon is a common name among the ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'' games, and also appears in ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts''.''Franchise/KingdomHearts''. The context being that most Final Fantasy games as well as Kingdom Hearts are set in different universes, but they always have an Ultima Weapon.



** In KingdomHearts, Save the King is the ultimate shield, while Save the Queen is actually the wand.

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** In KingdomHearts, ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'', Save the King is the ultimate shield, while Save the Queen is actually the wand.


* Any pair of GunsAkimbo will be given a cute name after some sort of existing "and" phrase, such as [[Franchise/DevilMayCry Ebony]] [[ShoutOut &]] [[Music/TheBeatles Ivory]].

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* Any pair of GunsAkimbo will be given a cute name after some sort of existing "and" phrase, such as [[Franchise/DevilMayCry [[VideoGame/DevilMayCry Ebony]] [[ShoutOut &]] [[Music/TheBeatles Ivory]].

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* Kogarasumaru (Little Crow), a double-edged tachi with a symmetrical tip - said to have been forged by Amakuni, the first Japanese smith to create curved swords.
** In ''LightNovel/LogHorizon'', this is [[TheAce Soujirou]]'s weapon of choice - a rare and powerful Samurai-exclusive item which can summon a {{Tengu}}-like spirit to assist the wielder in combat.
* The ''Tenka-Goken'' (Five Swords Under Heaven), a set of five antique Japanese swords grouped together for both being in excellent condition and having many legends around them:
** Douji-Giri (Slayer of [[{{Oni}} Shuten-Douji]]), a weapon described as "the epitome of all Japanese swords", said to have been wielded by the hero Minamoto no Yorimitsu.
** Onimaru, a weapon said to have moved by itself to slay an {{Oni}} that threatened its master.
** Mikazuki (Crescent Moon), a weapon with a crescent-patterned temper, said to have been forged with the aid of the god Inari.
** Odenta (Denta's Greatest), said to have healing powers and repel birds.
** Juzumaru (Rosary), said to have been used in exorcisms by Nichiren, founder of the Buddhist sect of the the same name.


->''We'd like to buy Excalibur, the Masamune, ''two'' Laevateinns, and, hmm, Durandul please.''
-->--'''Red Mage''', ''Webcomic/EightBitTheatre''

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->''We'd ->''"We'd like to buy Excalibur, the Masamune, ''two'' Laevateinns, and, hmm, Durandul please.''
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-->-- '''Red
Mage''', ''Webcomic/EightBitTheatre''

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* The Carver.


** Also a stock name for something ''really'' dangerous, such as a race track or ski slope. Usually used in a humorous context in this case.

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** Also a stock name for something ''really'' dangerous, such as a race track or ski slope. Usually used in a humorous context context, but can be used in this case.serious contexts as well, such as with World War II German submarines, not many crews survived the war.

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* Likewise, "Karl" (which designated a type of super heavy mortars), "Thor" (which was one of the aforementioned Karl mortars) and "Leopold" were famous World War II rail-mounted German artillery guns and their names have showed up in World War II works set in contexts that are unrelated to said weapons, sometimes even not matching the actual weapons at all.


*** Signum's FlamingSword in ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha''.

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*** Signum's FlamingSword in ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha''.''Franchise/LyricalNanoha''.


** It's also a lightning-elemental spell in BreathOfFire III and IV.

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** It's also a lightning-elemental spell in BreathOfFire III ''VideoGame/BreathOfFireIII'' and IV.''IV''.


* Seizon, Kaori's legendary wooden sword whittled by Miyamoto Musashi in ''TheImpossibleMan''.

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* Seizon, Kaori's legendary wooden sword whittled by Miyamoto Musashi in ''TheImpossibleMan''.''Literature/TheImpossibleMan''.


* If it is [[ProngsOfPoseidon a trident]], expect it to be named Poseidon (or Neptune). Sometimes, though, it might be "Trishula" instead, after Shiva's weapon from HinduMythology.

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* If it is [[ProngsOfPoseidon a trident]], expect it to be named Poseidon (or Neptune). Sometimes, though, it might be "Trishula" instead, after Shiva's weapon from HinduMythology.Myth/HinduMythology.


** DemonsSouls has the pair of swords Demonbrandt and Soulbrandt. Demonbrandt makes you more powerful the more good you are, and Soulbrandt makes you more powerful the more evil you are. They can be combined into the Northern Regalia, which doesn't discriminate; the less neutral you are one way or the other, the stronger it is.

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** DemonsSouls ''VideoGame/DemonsSouls'' has the pair of swords Demonbrandt and Soulbrandt. Demonbrandt makes you more powerful the more good you are, and Soulbrandt makes you more powerful the more evil you are. They can be combined into the Northern Regalia, which doesn't discriminate; the less neutral you are one way or the other, the stronger it is.

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