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'''Basic Trope''': A character wears an eyepatch, or something else concealing one eye, to show that they're hardcore.
* '''Straight''': A character with an eyepatch over one eye is a total badass.
* '''Exaggerated''': Most of the cast is terrible in combat, and the guy with the eyepatch is feared throughout the universe for his world-destroying powers.
* '''Downplayed''': A character who wears an eyepatch is considered pretty cool.

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'''Basic Trope''': A character Bob wears an eyepatch, or something else concealing one eye, to show that they're hardcore.
* '''Straight''': A character Bob with an eyepatch over one eye is a total badass.
* '''Exaggerated''': Most of the cast is terrible in combat, and the guy with the eyepatch Bob is feared throughout the universe for his world-destroying powers.
* '''Downplayed''': A character who wears an eyepatch Bob is considered pretty cool.



** The reason the character lost the eye in the first place was because he spent a lot of time fighting in the past, and eventually became wounded; that's why he's so experienced when it comes to combat.
** Or the eyepatch is actually a magical item that grants the character wearing it extra power, enabling them to fight far better.

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** The reason the character Bob lost the eye in the first place was because he spent a lot of time fighting in the past, and eventually became wounded; that's why he's so experienced when it comes to combat.
** Or the The eyepatch is actually a magical item that grants the character Bob wearing it extra power, enabling them to fight far better.



** A character with an eyepatch is not badass at all, and doesn't even look it.
** Or the badass character is highly skilled in combat due to his ThirdEye.
* '''Subverted''': A badass-looking character comes complete with eyepatch... but turns out to be worse in combat than the rest of the cast.
* '''Double Subverted''': The badass-looking character with the eyepatch isn't so good at fighting after all... but then he takes the eyepatch off, and it turns out that it's his [[PowerLimiter seal to prevent him from hurting people with his massive power]] on accident- he's actually really badass after all.

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** A character Bob with an eyepatch is not badass at all, and doesn't even look it.
** Or the badass character Bob is highly skilled in combat due to his ThirdEye.
* '''Subverted''': A badass-looking character comes complete Bob looks badass with eyepatch... his eyepatch but turns out to be worse in combat than the rest of the cast.
* '''Double Subverted''': The badass-looking character with the eyepatch Bob isn't so good at fighting after all... but then he takes the eyepatch off, and it turns out that it's his [[PowerLimiter seal to prevent him from hurting people with his massive power]] on accident- he's actually really badass after all.



** A character wears a patch over each eye, meaning he's ''twice'' as tough as anyone with just one.
** One of the other characters eventually snaps "take that damn eyepatch off!" -- turns out the eyepatch-wearer only wears it to look tough, and has perfectly functioning eyes.
** Someone with more than two eyes (say, aliens or monsters) put on eyepatches on all eyes except one, and by this trope become the most powerful combatant in the universe.
* '''Zig Zagged''': The badassitude of the character with an eyepatch varies widely at different points in the story.
* '''Averted''': Characters in the series who have eyepatches are no more experienced with fighting than the ones who don't.

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** A character Bob wears a patch over each eye, meaning he's ''twice'' twice as tough as anyone with just one.
** One of the other characters Charlie eventually snaps "take that damn eyepatch off!" -- turns out the eyepatch-wearer only wears it to look tough, and has perfectly functioning eyes.
** Someone An alien or monsters with more than two eyes (say, aliens or monsters) put on eyepatches on all eyes except one, and by this trope become the most powerful combatant in the universe.
* '''Zig Zagged''': The badassitude of the character with an eyepatch Bob varies widely at different points in the story.
* '''Averted''': Characters '''Averted''': Character s in the series who have eyepatches are no more experienced with fighting than the ones who don't.



* '''Invoked''': A character with two fully-functioning eyes starts wearing an eyepatch in the hopes of increasing his badassery as a consequence.
* '''Exploited''': Bob takes advantage of the eyepatch guy's blindspot.
* '''Defied''': When he loses an eye and starts wearing an eyepatch, a character refuses to go into combat situations anymore after the incident.

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* '''Invoked''': A character Bob, with two fully-functioning eyes eyes, starts wearing an eyepatch in the hopes of increasing his badassery as a consequence.
* '''Exploited''': Bob Charlie takes advantage of the eyepatch guy's blindspot.
* '''Defied''': '''Defied''':
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When he loses an eye and starts wearing an eyepatch, a character Bob refuses to go into combat situations anymore after the incident.incident.
** Bob decieds to openly display his damaged eye for more intimidation effect.



* '''Deconstructed''': The consequences of having an eyepatch are explored - the character may be more experienced in combat, but the loss of depth perception makes him vulnerable. The eyepatch may be a MagicFeather.

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* '''Deconstructed''': The consequences of having an eyepatch are explored - the character Bob may be more experienced in combat, but the loss of depth perception makes him vulnerable. The eyepatch may be a MagicFeather.



** A Person lost their eye in an earlier fight, and trains hard to make sure he isn't caught off-guard again.
** The character is actually using the eyepatch to [[Series/MythBusters improve his/her night vision.]]

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** A Person Bob lost their eye in an earlier fight, and trains hard to make sure he isn't caught off-guard again.
** The character TBob is actually using the eyepatch to [[Series/MythBusters improve his/her night vision.]]


'''Basic Trope''': A character wears an eyepatch, or something else concealing one eye, to show their badassery or combat experience.

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'''Basic Trope''': A character wears an eyepatch, or something else concealing one eye, to show their badassery or combat experience.that they're hardcore.


* '''Enforced''': The actor who plays the series' {{Badass}} loses an eye in RealLife, so the creators decide to [[RealLifeWritesThePlot give his character an eyepatch]] without reducing the character's combat prowess.

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* '''Enforced''': The actor who plays the series' {{Badass}} badass loses an eye in RealLife, so the creators decide to [[RealLifeWritesThePlot give his character an eyepatch]] without reducing the character's combat prowess.


'''Basic Trope''': A character wears an eyepatch, or something else concealing one eye, to show their {{badass}}ery or combat experience.

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'''Basic Trope''': A character wears an eyepatch, or something else concealing one eye, to show their {{badass}}ery badassery or combat experience.


* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???A character who wears an eyepatch is considered pretty cool.



* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???Bob takes advantage of the eyepatch guy's blindspot.


'''Basic Trope''': A character wears an eyepatch, or something else concealing one eye, to show their [[{{Badass}} badassery]] or combat experience.

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'''Basic Trope''': A character wears an eyepatch, or something else concealing one eye, to show their [[{{Badass}} badassery]] {{badass}}ery or combat experience.



* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''': The consequences of having an eyepatch are explored - the character may be more experienced in combat, but the loss of depth perception makes him vulnerable. The eyepatch may be a MagicFeather.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** A Person lost their eye in an earlier fight, and trains hard to make sure he isn't caught off-guard again.
** The character is actually using the eyepatch to [[MythBusters improve his/her night vision.]]



* '''Enforced''': The actor who plays the series' {{Badass}} loses an eye in RealLife, so the creators decide to [[RealLifeWritesThePlot give his character an eyepatch]] without reducing the character's combat prowess.

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* '''Enforced''': The actor who plays the series' {{Badass}} loses an eye in RealLife, so the creators decide to [[RealLifeWritesThePlot give his character an eyepatch]] without reducing the character's combat prowess.



* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''': The consequences of having an eyepatch are explored - the character may be more experienced in combat, but the loss of depth perception makes him vulnerable. The eyepatch may be a MagicFeather.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** A Person lost their eye in an earlier fight, and trains hard to make sure he isn't caught off-guard again.
** The character is actually using the eyepatch to [[Series/MythBusters improve his/her night vision.]]



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* '''Justified''': The reason the character lost the eye in the first place was because he spent a lot of time fighting in the past, and eventually became wounded; that's why he's so experienced when it comes to combat.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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The reason the character lost the eye in the first place was because he spent a lot of time fighting in the past, and eventually became wounded; that's why he's so experienced when it comes to combat.



* '''Inverted''': A character with an eyepatch is not badass at all, and doesn't even look it.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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A character with an eyepatch is not badass at all, and doesn't even look it.



* '''Parodied''': The degree of power characters have is directly proportional to how many eyepatches they wear and/or how big they are, or at least everyone thinks so. Characters will voluntarily put out their own eyes to become more powerful.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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The degree of power characters have is directly proportional to how many eyepatches they wear and/or how big they are, or at least everyone thinks so. Characters will voluntarily put out their own eyes to become more powerful.



* '''Reconstructed''': A Person lost their eye in an earlier fight, and trains hard to make sure he isn't caught off-guard again.

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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
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A Person lost their eye in an earlier fight, and trains hard to make sure he isn't caught off-guard again.



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** The character is actually using the eyepatch to [[MythBusters improve his/her night vision.]]

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** Someone with more than two eyes (say, aliens or monsters) put on eyepatches on all eyes except one, and by this trope become the most powerful combatant in the universe.


* '''Enforced''': "You know, the BadAss would look [[RuleOfCool really cool]] if he lost an eye and had to wear an eyepatch!"

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* '''Enforced''': "You know, The actor who plays the BadAss would look [[RuleOfCool really cool]] if he lost series' {{Badass}} loses an eye and had in RealLife, so the creators decide to wear [[RealLifeWritesThePlot give his character an eyepatch!"eyepatch]] without reducing the character's combat prowess.



* '''Discussed''': "That guy with the eyepatch is kicking a lot of ass. Do we have any half-blind people on our side?"

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* '''Discussed''': "That guy with "Watch out- one of the eyepatch is kicking a lot of ass. Do we have any half-blind people guys on our side?"the other side has an eyepatch. Probably means he's really strong- I saw a movie like that once."

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** Or the badass character is highly skilled in combat due to his ThirdEye.

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