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* ''Manga/TisTimeForTorturePrincess'' has Ex, the Princess's sword/sidekick. He serves as the OnlySaneMan who laments that the Princess seems to fold to the demon's [[PokeThePoodle harmless "tortures"]].

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* ''Manga/TisTimeForTorturePrincess'' has Ex, the Princess's sword/sidekick. He serves as the OnlySaneMan who laments that the Princess seems to easily fold to the demon's [[PokeThePoodle harmless "tortures"]].

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* ''Manga/TisTimeForTorturePrincess'' has Ex, the Princess's sword/sidekick. He serves as the OnlySaneMan who laments that the Princess seems to fold to the demon's [[PokeThePoodle harmless "tortures"]].


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* Smax from ''ComicBook/TopTen'' has a singing sword that he usually hides under a cloth (both because it's annoying and because he doesn't like to talk about his homeland). When he goes into battle in his [[ComicBook/{{Smax}} self-titled mini-series]], the sword starts singing ABBA.
* A variant in the ''ComicBook/TwoThousandAD'' strip ''ComicBook/RogueTrooper''. Genetic Infantrymen have their entire experience and personalities encoded onto "biochips" that can be removed when they die and attached to equipment - biochips are fully sentient, aware and have onboard voice synths so they can talk to the equipment holders and even operate various functions of the equipment. Rogue carries three pieces of equipment with implanted biochips from three of his fallen comrades - his helmet, rifle and backpack respectively. A large part of the strip is the interplay between the four of them.
* The third ComicBook/BlueBeetle is a teenager named [[KidWithTheLeash Jaime]] who has a piece of alien technology called the Scarab grafted to his spine. It can turn into AdaptiveArmor with a million uses, and also speak to Jaime, though no one else can hear it. Also, the audience generally just sees weird alien symbols and has to interpret its advice from Jaime's response.

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* ''ComicBook/TopTen'': Smax from ''ComicBook/TopTen'' has a singing sword that he usually hides under a cloth (both because it's annoying and because he doesn't like to talk about his homeland). When he goes into battle in his [[ComicBook/{{Smax}} self-titled mini-series]], the sword starts singing ABBA.
* ''ComicBook/TwoThousandAD'': A variant occurs in the ''ComicBook/TwoThousandAD'' strip ''ComicBook/RogueTrooper''. Genetic Infantrymen have their entire experience and personalities encoded onto "biochips" that can be removed when they die and attached to equipment - biochips are fully sentient, aware and have onboard voice synths so they can talk to the equipment holders and even operate various functions of the equipment. Rogue carries three pieces of equipment with implanted biochips from three of his fallen comrades - -- his helmet, rifle and backpack respectively. A large part of the strip is the interplay between the four of them.
* ''ComicBook/BlueBeetle'': The third ComicBook/BlueBeetle is a teenager named Blue Beetle, [[KidWithTheLeash Jaime]] who Jaime]], has a piece of alien technology called the Scarab grafted to his spine. It can turn into AdaptiveArmor with a million uses, and also speak to Jaime, though no one else can hear it. Also, the audience generally just sees weird alien symbols and has to interpret its advice from Jaime's response.



* ''ComicBook/PoisonElves'': Lusiphur's (stolen) sword Cinlach is explicitly an intelligent, talking weapon -- it just refuses to speak to Lusiphur because he's somewhere between an AntiHero and VillainProtagonist. It isn't until Lusiphur dedicates himself to [[HeelFaceTurn doing some good]] that Cinlach does [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge what it's supposed to do]]. Unfortunately, due to AuthorExistenceFailure, we never get to find out the exactly extent of its powers or limitations...



* Carvin' Marvin and Tremble from ''ComicStrip/KnightsOfTheDinnerTable''. Both are also {{Evil Weapon}}s with Tremble having the personality of a DrillSergeantNasty, while Carvin' Marvin has the voice and attitude of Don Rickles with a migraine.
* The Singing Sword (Sister Blade of {{Excalibur}} of ''ComicStrip/PrinceValiant'') is this trope taken seriously; it sung (probably along the lines of a CherubicChoir) whenever wielded by OnlyThePureOfHeart. After this, the concept was never taken seriously, ever again.

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* ''ComicStrip/KnightsOfTheDinnerTable'': Carvin' Marvin and Tremble from ''ComicStrip/KnightsOfTheDinnerTable''.Tremble. Both are also {{Evil Weapon}}s with Tremble having the personality of a DrillSergeantNasty, while Carvin' Marvin has the voice and attitude of Don Rickles with a migraine.
* ''ComicStrip/PrinceValiant'': The Singing Sword (Sister Blade (sister blade of {{Excalibur}} of ''ComicStrip/PrinceValiant'') is this trope taken seriously; {{Excalibur}}); it sung sings (probably along the lines of a CherubicChoir) whenever wielded by OnlyThePureOfHeart. After this, the concept was never taken seriously, ever again.



* In Creator/StephenHunt's ''Literature/TheCourtOfTheAir'', there is a talking sword that is actually wise and generous.

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* In Creator/StephenHunt's ''Literature/TheCourtOfTheAir'', by Creator/StephenHunt, there is a talking sword that is actually wise and generous.



** The rules in 3rd Edition noted that it wasn't alignment ''per se'' that trigger conflicts of will between the weapon and the wielder, but rather the purpose of the weapon and the intentions of the wielder coming into conflict. Alignment just tended to be a fair guide to just how much risk there was for those two to diverge (and then they go on to contradict it by having an automatic negative level rule for wrong alignments...).
** One book features an intelligent weapon with an unusual twist -- it has two personalities, each with one head of the double axe and with different alignments (one Lawful Evil, the other Chaotic Evil). This meant that it was easier to get into an ego conflict with the axe (since the personalities, while sharing basic purpose, had different priorities and perspectives) but also that unless you managed to tick off both personalities the full ego power of the weapon couldn't be brought against you.
* Some Daemon weapons in ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' fit this trope. ''You do not want to listen to them.'' Unless you're evil, in which case listen away -- many are full of sound advice. Some particularly powerful Daemon Weapons can exert limited Telekinesis. [[BigBad Abbadon's]] sword, for instance, once got him wounded by pulling him towards Eldrad -- while he was impaled on Eldrad's force weapon.

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** The rules in 3rd Edition noted that it wasn't isn't alignment ''per se'' that trigger conflicts of will between the weapon and the wielder, but rather the purpose of the weapon and the intentions of the wielder coming into conflict. Alignment just tended tends to be a fair guide to just how much risk there was is for those two to diverge (and then they go on to contradict it by having an automatic negative level rule for wrong alignments...).
** One book features an intelligent weapon with an unusual twist -- it has two personalities, each with one head of the double axe and with different alignments (one Lawful Evil, the other Chaotic Evil). This meant means that it was it's easier to get into an ego conflict with the axe (since the personalities, while sharing basic purpose, had different priorities and perspectives) but also that unless you managed manage to tick off both personalities the full ego power of the weapon couldn't can't be brought against you.
* ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'': Some Daemon weapons in ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' fit this trope. ''You do not want to listen to them.'' Unless you're evil, in which case listen away -- many are full of sound advice. Some particularly powerful Daemon Weapons can exert limited Telekinesis. [[BigBad Abbadon's]] sword, for instance, once got him wounded by pulling him towards Eldrad -- while he was impaled on Eldrad's force weapon.



* In ''TabletopGame/Rifts'', rune weapons of the highest levels can communicate with their wielders.

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* In ''TabletopGame/Rifts'', rune ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'': All artifact weapons are {{Empathic Weapon}}s to some degree, but several go further into being full-on talking weapons. The ''Jade Regent'' adventure path, for example, features Suishen, the ancestral katana of the Amatatsu dynasty, which is rumored to be inhabited by the spirit of the first Amatatsu scion and can speak both normally and through telepathy and is fiercely loyal to its royal line. By the time the [=PCs=] get to it, it's kept silent for fifty years after being sold for emergency funds during the Amatatsu's exile from Minkai (Suishen's own idea, incidentally), and has consequently developed a rather gruff and undiplomatic manner due to its self-imposed isolation.
* ''TabletopGame/{{Rifts}}'': Rune
weapons of the highest levels can communicate with their wielders.



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* Caliburn from ''VideoGame/SonicAndTheBlackKnight'', who also serves as a [[DeadpanSnarker snarky]] ExpositionFairy for Sonic.
* The Swordians from ''VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny'', who are revealed to have once been people from the past. Or rather, their memories and personality imprinted onto the swords.
* As the above quote illustrates, Lilarcor from ''VideoGame/BaldursGateII''. Lilarcor has an AxCrazy personality. Many players find it to be a most suiting weapon for the mentally less-than-stable Ranger Minsc. So much in fact that a fan-made GameMod adds extra banter if Minsc is wielding the sword.

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* Caliburn from ''VideoGame/SonicAndTheBlackKnight'', ''VideoGame/SonicAndTheBlackKnight'': Caliburn, who also serves as a [[DeadpanSnarker snarky]] ExpositionFairy for Sonic.
* ''VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny'': The Swordians from ''VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny'', swordians, who are revealed to have once been people from the past. Or rather, their memories and personality imprinted onto the swords.
* As the above quote illustrates, ''VideoGame/BaldursGateII'': The sword Lilarcor from ''VideoGame/BaldursGateII''. Lilarcor has is intelligent enough to have an AxCrazy personality. Many players find it to be a most suiting weapon for the mentally less-than-stable Ranger Minsc. So much in fact that a fan-made GameMod adds extra banter if Minsc is wielding the sword.



* In ''VideoGame/{{Disgaea 4|A Promise Unforgotten}}'', all of the magichange swords (And every other magichange weapon) are capable of speech, being [[EquippableAlly sentient monsters shapeshifted into the form of a weapon]]. They're usually the ones doing the talking instead of the wielder during attacks.
* Exor in ''VideoGame/SuperMarioRPG''. This giant living weapon is a major member of [[BigBad Smithy]]'s gang, crashing into Bowser's Keep, shattering the Star Road in the process (causing the Seven Stars to fly off throughout the world), and claiming Bowser's Keep as his gang's. [[spoiler: It also turns out hes also a portal to the home world of the gang.]]
* The Azure and Crimson Azoths from ''VideoGame/AtelierIris2TheAzothOfDestiny'' both speak.
* The Star Dragon Sword from the ''VideoGame/{{Suikoden}}'' series. It ''tries'' to come off as ancient and all-knowing, but since the only person who can wield it is the resident BoisterousBruiser, they both end up snarking to each other ''constantly''.
* All the [[InfinityPlusOneSword Relic Weapons]] in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXI'' speak at least once, although Guttler talks regularly when in the hands of its [[TimeTravel previous owner]]... its hobbies include [[BloodKnight blood, cutting, and dissection.]] Its prior owner even tells it to shut up on occasion, then turns to you and nervously pretends she didn't say anything.
* Enserric the Longsword in ''VideoGame/NeverwinterNights: Hordes of the Underdark'', who has an insult prepared for almost any type of enemy you encounter. [[spoiler:He is also somewhat of a DeadlyUpgrade, at least when he insists on rearranging your stats.]]

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Disgaea 4|A Promise Unforgotten}}'', ''VideoGame/Disgaea4APromiseUnforgotten'', all of the magichange swords (And every other magichange weapon) are capable of speech, being [[EquippableAlly sentient monsters shapeshifted into the form of a weapon]]. They're usually the ones doing the talking instead of the wielder during attacks.
* Exor in ''VideoGame/SuperMarioRPG''.''VideoGame/SuperMarioRPG'': Exor. This giant living weapon is a major member of [[BigBad Smithy]]'s gang, crashing into Bowser's Keep, shattering the Star Road in the process (causing the Seven Stars to fly off throughout the world), and claiming Bowser's Keep as his gang's. [[spoiler: It also turns out hes also a portal to the home world of the gang.]]
* ''VideoGame/AtelierIris2TheAzothOfDestiny'': The Azure and Crimson Azoths from ''VideoGame/AtelierIris2TheAzothOfDestiny'' both speak.
* ''VideoGame/{{Suikoden}}'': The Star Dragon Sword from the ''VideoGame/{{Suikoden}}'' series.Sword. It ''tries'' to come off as ancient and all-knowing, but since the only person who can wield it is the resident BoisterousBruiser, they both end up snarking to each other ''constantly''.
* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXI'': All the [[InfinityPlusOneSword Relic Weapons]] in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXI'' Weapons]] speak at least once, although Guttler talks regularly when in the hands of its [[TimeTravel previous owner]]... its hobbies include [[BloodKnight blood, cutting, and dissection.]] Its prior owner even tells it to shut up on occasion, then turns to you and nervously pretends she didn't say anything.
* ''VideoGame/NeverwinterNights'':
* ''Hordes of the Underdark'' has
Enserric the Longsword in ''VideoGame/NeverwinterNights: Hordes of the Underdark'', Longsword, who has an insult prepared for almost any type of enemy you encounter. [[spoiler:He is also somewhat of a DeadlyUpgrade, at least when he insists on rearranging your stats.]]]] Its intelligence is implied to come from a soul that was trapped within it.
** In ''Kingmaker'', the main character's weapon; you get to choose what it is, but it rather snarks at you if you choose something exotic. It turns out to actually be [[spoiler:the protagonist's grandfather]].



** Some artifacts also get in on this. The shadow priest one, Xal'atath is another Old God relic, and constantly whispers requests to give in to him, or prove unworthy so he can eat your soul and move on to the next wielder, occasionally peppered in with cryptic hints about the nature of ''Warcraft's'' GreaterScopeVillain. Meanwhile Demonology warlocks get Thal'kiel, a former demon lord who was reduced to a skull after his pupil backstabbed him, he's a much chattier DeadpanSnarker who tends to give out amusing commentary in a sarcastic dry wit, while occasionally sharing useful information about Legion generals.
* The Seventh Scripture in ''VisuolNovel/{{Tsukihime}}''/''Kagetsu Tohya'' carries the spirit of a half-unicorn, half-teenaged girl inside it. So it's capable of talking to those who either get their blood stained on it or have potent magical potential. Or Shiki/Arihiko's sister. Er. Anyway, mostly what she does is complain about Ciel's treatment of her. And no, it's not exactly a sword, but it ''is'' an annoying weapon that talks too much. She also loves carrots.
* ''VideoGame/DungeonCrawl'' has a weapon attribute aptly described as "It makes noises.", which may be applied to any random artifact weapon, meaning you might find talking specimens of pretty much any kind of weapon present in the game. Any such weapon will cause noises at irregular intervals while wielded; most of these noises are recognizable speech. Far from being a harmless annoyance for the player, the noise also tends to alert nearby hostiles to the wielder's presence.
** Crawl also has an artifact weapon called The Singing Sword. Unlike other noisy weapons, The Singing Sword is an EmpathicWeapon with a personality. [[ItsAllAboutMe It regards itself as the true hero]] with you as its vessel, and the things it says depend upon the danger level of the current situation. [[LetsGetDangerous When things are looking dire]], the Sword starts screaming in bloody rage, dealing [[GaleForceSound sonic damage]] to everything in sight.

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** Some artifacts also get in on this. The shadow priest one, Xal'atath Xal'atath, is another Old God relic, and constantly whispers requests to give in to him, or prove unworthy so he can eat your soul and move on to the next wielder, occasionally peppered in with cryptic hints about the nature of ''Warcraft's'' GreaterScopeVillain. Meanwhile Demonology warlocks get Thal'kiel, a former demon lord who was reduced to a skull after his pupil backstabbed him, he's a much chattier DeadpanSnarker who tends to give out amusing commentary in a sarcastic dry wit, while occasionally sharing useful information about Legion generals.
* ''VisuolNovel/{{Tsukihime}}'': The Seventh Scripture in ''VisuolNovel/{{Tsukihime}}''/''Kagetsu Tohya'' carries the spirit of a half-unicorn, half-teenaged girl inside it. So it's capable of talking to those who either get their blood stained on it or have potent magical potential. Or Shiki/Arihiko's sister. Er. Anyway, mostly what she does is complain about Ciel's treatment of her. And no, it's not exactly a sword, but it ''is'' an annoying weapon that talks too much. She also loves carrots.
* ''VideoGame/DungeonCrawl'' has :
** There's
a weapon attribute aptly described as "It makes noises.", which may be applied to any random artifact weapon, meaning you might find talking specimens of pretty much any kind of weapon present in the game. Any such weapon will cause noises at irregular intervals while wielded; most of these noises are recognizable speech. Far from being a harmless annoyance for the player, the noise also tends to alert nearby hostiles to the wielder's presence.
** Crawl ''Crawl'' also has an artifact weapon called The the Singing Sword. Unlike other noisy weapons, The Singing Sword is an EmpathicWeapon with a personality. [[ItsAllAboutMe It regards itself as the true hero]] with you as its vessel, and the things it says depend upon the danger level of the current situation. [[LetsGetDangerous When things are looking dire]], the Sword starts screaming in bloody rage, dealing [[GaleForceSound sonic damage]] to everything in sight.



* Depicted above: the ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'''s Demoman's haunted sword Eyelander will occasionally whisper "Heads..." to the wielder. Fittingly enough, when the Demoman decapitates people with it, he gains a status buff.
** It gets a lot more eloquent in the ''Ring of Fired'' comic, or at least enough to [[ItMakesSenseInContext insult the hell out of a TV show]].
* The Ego Sword from ''VideoGame/TheBardsTale'' (2004) not only talks but can also [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7o-Hfs2a20 sing.]] This can be handy in a pinch, as the eponymous Bard doesn't need to switch to an instrument to call a new summon with the Ego Sword equipped. The sword and bard openly hate each other.

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* Depicted above: the ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'''s ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'': The Demoman's haunted sword Eyelander will occasionally whisper "Heads..." to the wielder. Fittingly enough, when the Demoman decapitates people with it, he gains a status buff.
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buff. It gets a lot more eloquent in the ''Ring of Fired'' comic, or at least enough to [[ItMakesSenseInContext insult the hell out of a TV show]].
* ''VideoGame/TheBardsTale'': The Ego Sword from ''VideoGame/TheBardsTale'' (2004) not only talks but can also [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7o-Hfs2a20 sing.]] This can be handy in a pinch, as the eponymous Bard doesn't need to switch to an instrument to call a new summon with the Ego Sword equipped. The sword and bard openly hate each other.



-->'''Musashi:''' What the...! Th...the sword! Lumina talks!?\\
'''Lumina:''' I...AM...NOT...TALKING...TELEPATHIC...COMMUNICATION.
* There are a few of these in ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands 2}}'':

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-->'''Musashi:''' What the...! Th... the sword! Lumina talks!?\\
talks?\\
'''Lumina:''' I...AM...NOT...TALKING...TELEPATHIC... AM... NOT... TALKING... TELEPATHIC... COMMUNICATION.
* ''VideoGame/Borderlands2'': There are a few of these in ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands 2}}'':these:



* The Boganella in ''VideoGame/BorderlandsThePreSequel'', which [[SirSwearsALot talks like a stereotypical Bogan]] (the Australian equivalent of a [[LowerClassLout redneck or chav]]). The Claptastic Voyage DLC introduces a gun that's [[AxCrazy constantly shrieking "KILL"]] as you fire it, a laser that has [[ArtfulDodger Pickle's]] voice, and a shield that talks like Creator/RobinWilliams.

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* ''VideoGame/BorderlandsThePreSequel'': The Boganella in ''VideoGame/BorderlandsThePreSequel'', Boganella, which [[SirSwearsALot talks like a stereotypical Bogan]] (the Australian equivalent of a [[LowerClassLout redneck or chav]]). The Claptastic Voyage DLC introduces a gun that's [[AxCrazy constantly shrieking "KILL"]] as you fire it, a laser that has [[ArtfulDodger Pickle's]] voice, and a shield that talks like Creator/RobinWilliams.



* The blade of Ahrah from ''VideoGame/DustAnElysianTail'' doubles as the wise mentor.

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* ''VideoGame/DustAnElysianTail'': The blade of Ahrah from ''VideoGame/DustAnElysianTail'' doubles as the wise mentor.



* ''Rise & Shine'' has the legendary weapon Shine, a talking gun that gives advice (and smartass commentary) to his new wielder Rise as they try to save Gamearth from the invading Space Grunts.

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* ''Rise & Shine'' ''VideoGame/RiseAndShine'' has the legendary weapon Shine, a talking gun that gives advice (and smartass commentary) to his new wielder Rise as they try to save Gamearth from the invading Space Grunts.



* Sharpe from ''VideoGame/CthulhuSavesTheWorld'' is a sentient sword that can talk, move on its own and attack unwielded. He joins Cthulhu's party [[DefeatMeansFriendship after he defeats him]].

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* ''VideoGame/CthulhuSavesTheWorld'': Sharpe from ''VideoGame/CthulhuSavesTheWorld'' is a sentient sword that can talk, move on its own and attack unwielded. He joins Cthulhu's party [[DefeatMeansFriendship after he defeats him]].him]].
* ''VideoGame/DuelSaviorDestiny'': Aether Relics are apparently intelligent and willingly respond to the call of those who wish to wield them, but Taiga notes that his own sword, Traitor, is rather quiet. We don't even get to see that much. [[spoiler:Turns out they've been forbidden from speaking by God and the moment God's eye falls off of Traitor, he immediately becomes MrExposition, at which point it turns out that they haven't been allowed to speak because they'd tell everyone that God ''intends to destroy all of existence.'' It's happened before.]]



* Camlann from ''Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfWiglafAndMordred'', once ranting for [[http://liliy.net/wam/2008/06/18/somewhere-mordred-is-laughing/ over 1000 words]] after being let out of a sheath where he hadn't been able to talk

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* Camlann from ''Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfWiglafAndMordred'', ''Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfWiglafAndMordred'': Camlann, once ranting for [[http://liliy.net/wam/2008/06/18/somewhere-mordred-is-laughing/ over 1000 words]] after being let out of a sheath where he hadn't been able to talk



* Discussed in TheRant of this ''Webcomic/DarthsAndDroids'' [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0421.html strip]].

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* ''Webcomic/DarthsAndDroids'': Discussed in TheRant of this ''Webcomic/DarthsAndDroids'' [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0421.html this strip]].



* There's a stuck-up teenage emo sword in ''Webcomic/DumnestorsHeroes''.
* Oruuka from ''Webcomic/FiyoraNya'', due to pretty much being a SoulJar.
* The heroine of ''Webcomic/MixedMyth'' obtains a sword that has the voice and personality of dog.

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* There's ''Webcomic/DumnestorsHeroes'' has a stuck-up teenage emo sword in ''Webcomic/DumnestorsHeroes''.
sword.
* Oruuka from ''Webcomic/FiyoraNya'', ''Webcomic/FiyoraNya'': Oruuka, due to pretty much being a SoulJar.
* ''Webcomic/MixedMyth'': The heroine of ''Webcomic/MixedMyth'' obtains a sword that has the voice and personality of dog.



** In [[http://nodwick.humor.gamespy.com/gamespyarchive/index.php?date=2002-03-13 another story]] the group is plundering several intelligent weapons with personal agendas (a hammer that hates giantkind, a trident gunning for enemies of the sea, and a black sword that just likes to kill things) and make Nodwick carry everything. When the party encounters enemies that fall into all three categories, [[PowersViaPossession the weapons push Nodwick into a raging frenzy and he goes to town on them]].
%%%* The Cursing Axe in ''Webcomic/OnceUponATable''.
* Torg's magic sword, Chazz, in ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'', activated in the arc That Which Redeems, and used frequently thereafter. Notable in that it must drink the blood of the innocent for it to speak.

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** In [[http://nodwick.humor.gamespy.com/gamespyarchive/index.php?date=2002-03-13 another story]] the group is plundering several intelligent weapons with personal agendas (a hammer that hates giantkind, a trident gunning for enemies of the sea, and a black sword that just likes to kill things) and and, as usual, make Nodwick carry everything. When the party encounters enemies that fall into all three categories, categories (giant-kin aligned with fire, specifically) [[PowersViaPossession the weapons push Nodwick into a raging frenzy and he goes to town on them]].
%%%* ''Webcomic/OnceUponATable'': The Cursing Axe in ''Webcomic/OnceUponATable''.
Axe.
* ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'': Torg's magic sword, Chazz, in ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'', activated in the arc That Which Redeems, Redeems and used frequently thereafter. Notable in that it must drink the blood of the innocent for it to speak.



* A variation in ''Webcomic/TalesOfTheQuestor'': before it was named Wildcard, Quentynn's sword kept saying an advertising pitch for the merchant he got it from. At the most inappropriate times.

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* A variation in ''Webcomic/TalesOfTheQuestor'': A variation: before it was named Wildcard, Quentynn's sword kept saying an advertising pitch for the merchant he got it from. At the most inappropriate times.



* The axe from ''Webcomic/{{Waterworks}}'', solely for the sake of humor. Despite its ominous red glow, it just wants to cut down trees.
* In one of the bonus comics in the ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' compilation ''Blood Runs in the Family'', it's revealed that Tarquin's rune-covered axe is actually an intelligent weapon named Soul-Muncher that briefly takes over Belkar's mind...[[spoiler:before Roy snatches it away and throws it in a pit]].

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* ''Webcomic/{{Waterworks}}'': The axe from ''Webcomic/{{Waterworks}}'', axe, solely for the sake of humor. Despite its ominous red glow, it just wants to cut down trees.
* ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'': In one of the bonus comics in the ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' compilation ''Blood Runs in the Family'', it's revealed that Tarquin's rune-covered axe is actually an intelligent weapon named Soul-Muncher that briefly takes over Belkar's mind...[[spoiler:before Roy snatches it away and throws it in a pit]].



* Professor Dandan, in WebVideo/ValiantComicsRPGVanquished. A talking gun from the future whose job it is to safeguard the psychological health of it's users by getting them over their silly hangups against killing.

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* ''WebVideo/ValiantComicsRPGVanquished'': Professor Dandan, in WebVideo/ValiantComicsRPGVanquished. A a talking gun from the future whose job it is to safeguard the psychological health of it's its users by getting them over their silly hangups against killing.



* Lula the sword from ''WesternAnimation/DaveTheBarbarian''. Talking weapons show up often in this show. Owning one is treated as akin to dating or marriage -- so Lula is understandably upset when one of her old owners turns up (after having carelessly abandoned her years ago), begs her to come back, then gets bored with her and runs off with another sword.

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* ''WesternAnimation/DaveTheBarbarian'': Lula the sword from ''WesternAnimation/DaveTheBarbarian''.sword. Talking weapons show up often in this show. Owning one is treated as akin to dating or marriage -- so Lula is understandably upset when one of her old owners turns up (after having carelessly abandoned her years ago), begs her to come back, then gets bored with her and runs off with another sword.



-->'''Cassie:''' You can talk!
-->'''Bomb:''' Certainly, I am a ''smart'' bomb.
-->'''Cassie:''' Then prove it. Don't explode!
-->'''Bomb:''' Nice try, Einstein, but you'll have to do better than that!

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-->'''Cassie:''' You can talk!
-->'''Bomb:'''
talk!\\
'''Bomb:'''
Certainly, I am a ''smart'' bomb.
-->'''Cassie:'''
bomb.\\
'''Cassie:'''
Then prove it. Don't explode!
-->'''Bomb:'''
explode!\\
'''Bomb:'''
Nice try, Einstein, but you'll have to do better than that!
that!





[[Administrivia/TropesAreTools It might get annoying,]] though. If the weapon ''[[DarthWiki/MostAnnoyingSound won't shut up]]'', the wielder may feel BlessedWithSuck. If the weapon can do more than just talk, see EquippableAlly.

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[[Administrivia/TropesAreTools It might get annoying,]] though. If the weapon ''[[DarthWiki/MostAnnoyingSound won't ''won't shut up]]'', up'', the wielder may feel BlessedWithSuck. If the weapon can do more than just talk, see EquippableAlly.



** Steve the [[HumongousMecha Ridepod]] from ''Dark Cloud 2'' can get a speech upgrade, but it just uses it to yell [[DarthWiki/MostAnnoyingSound PIECE OF CAKE!]] over and over.

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** Steve the [[HumongousMecha Ridepod]] from ''Dark Cloud 2'' can get a speech upgrade, but it just uses it to yell [[DarthWiki/MostAnnoyingSound PIECE OF CAKE!]] CAKE! over and over.


[[TropesAreNotGood It might get annoying,]] though. If the weapon ''[[DarthWiki/MostAnnoyingSound won't shut up]]'', the wielder may feel BlessedWithSuck. If the weapon can do more than just talk, see EquippableAlly.

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[[TropesAreNotGood [[Administrivia/TropesAreTools It might get annoying,]] though. If the weapon ''[[DarthWiki/MostAnnoyingSound won't shut up]]'', the wielder may feel BlessedWithSuck. If the weapon can do more than just talk, see EquippableAlly.

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* Parodied in [[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/384960/twilight-gets-a-puppy Twilight Gets a Puppy]]: Luna's axe, Dr Choppy, isn't seen talking, but it somehow has a legitimate doctorate. In [[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/439490/twilight-gets-a-puppy-season-3 Season 3]], Queen Chrysalis claims to have read its PhD thesis.


[[TropesAreNotGood It might get annoying,]] though. If the weapon ''[[MostAnnoyingSound won't shut up]]'', the wielder may feel BlessedWithSuck. If the weapon can do more than just talk, see EquippableAlly.

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[[TropesAreNotGood It might get annoying,]] though. If the weapon ''[[MostAnnoyingSound ''[[DarthWiki/MostAnnoyingSound won't shut up]]'', the wielder may feel BlessedWithSuck. If the weapon can do more than just talk, see EquippableAlly.



** Steve the [[HumongousMecha Ridepod]] from ''Dark Cloud 2'' can get a speech upgrade, but it just uses it to yell [[MostAnnoyingSound PIECE OF CAKE!]] over and over.

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** Steve the [[HumongousMecha Ridepod]] from ''Dark Cloud 2'' can get a speech upgrade, but it just uses it to yell [[MostAnnoyingSound [[DarthWiki/MostAnnoyingSound PIECE OF CAKE!]] over and over.


A weapon--usually a CoolSword--that talks. Some combination of EmpathicWeapon, EvilWeapon, and ExpositionFairy may apply.

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A weapon--usually a CoolSword--that talks. Some combination of EmpathicWeapon, EvilWeapon, and ExpositionFairy may apply.
apply. It could be magical (the weapon may have its own soul) or technological (subsitute soul with AI and voice output).


** The Commander Lilith DLC adds the Overcompensator from ''Videogame/TalesFromTheBorderlands'', only this time it now talks like a SurferDude.
* The Boganella in ''VideoGame/BorderlandsThePreSequel'', which [[SirSwearsALot talks like a stereotypical Bogan]] (the Australian equivalent of a redneck or chav). The Claptastic Voyage DLC introduces a gun that's constantly shrieking "KILL" as you fire it, a laser that has [[ArtfulDodger Pickle's]] voice and a shield that talks like Creator/RobinWilliams.

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** The Commander Lilith DLC adds the Overcompensator from ''Videogame/TalesFromTheBorderlands'', only this time it now talks like a SurferDude.
SurferDude. Another is the Hot Mama, a sniper rifle that speaks entirely in {{Double Entendre}}s and [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything moans]] when you score a CriticalHit.
* The Boganella in ''VideoGame/BorderlandsThePreSequel'', which [[SirSwearsALot talks like a stereotypical Bogan]] (the Australian equivalent of a [[LowerClassLout redneck or chav). chav]]). The Claptastic Voyage DLC introduces a gun that's [[AxCrazy constantly shrieking "KILL" "KILL"]] as you fire it, a laser that has [[ArtfulDodger Pickle's]] voice voice, and a shield that talks like Creator/RobinWilliams.


* Exor in ''VideoGame/SuperMarioRPG''. This giant living weapon is a major member of [[BigBad Smithy]]'s gang, crashing into Bowser's Keep, shattering the Star Road in the process (causing the Seven Stars to fly off throughout the world), and claiming Bowser's Keep as his gang's. [[spoiler: It also turns out hes the main base of the gang and where Smithy and his most trusted henchmen work on weapons.]]

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* Exor in ''VideoGame/SuperMarioRPG''. This giant living weapon is a major member of [[BigBad Smithy]]'s gang, crashing into Bowser's Keep, shattering the Star Road in the process (causing the Seven Stars to fly off throughout the world), and claiming Bowser's Keep as his gang's. [[spoiler: It also turns out hes also a portal to the main base home world of the gang and where Smithy and his most trusted henchmen work on weapons.gang.]]


* Exor in ''VideoGame/SuperMarioRPG''. This giant living weapon is a major member of [[BigBad Smithy]]'s gang, crashing into Bowser's Keep, shattering the Star Road in the process (causing the Seven Stars to fly off throughout the world), and claiming Bowser's Keep as his gang's.

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* Exor in ''VideoGame/SuperMarioRPG''. This giant living weapon is a major member of [[BigBad Smithy]]'s gang, crashing into Bowser's Keep, shattering the Star Road in the process (causing the Seven Stars to fly off throughout the world), and claiming Bowser's Keep as his gang's. [[spoiler: It also turns out hes the main base of the gang and where Smithy and his most trusted henchmen work on weapons.]]

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* Sharpe from ''VideoGame/CthulhuSavesTheWorld'' is a sentient sword that can talk, move on its own and attack unwielded. He joins Cthulhu's party [[DefeatMeansFriendship after he defeats him]].


* Caliburn from ''VideoGame/SonicAndTheBlackKnight'', who also serves as a [[DeadpanSnarker snarky]] ExpositionFairy for [[SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]].

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* Caliburn from ''VideoGame/SonicAndTheBlackKnight'', who also serves as a [[DeadpanSnarker snarky]] ExpositionFairy for [[SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]].Sonic.

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