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1%%%˛%%%Zero Context examples are not allowed on wiki pages. Please add context before uncommenting.˛%%%%˛[[quoteright:300:]]˛[[caption-width-right:300:A room with a view... of everything.]]˛˛->''"There is a place in the galaxy where the Dark Side of the Force runs strong. It is something of the Sith, but it was fueled by war. It corrupts all that walks on its surface, drowns them in the power of the Dark Side -- it corrupts all life. And it feeds on death. Revan knew the power of such places ... and the power in making them. They can be used to break the will of others ... of Jedi, promising them power, and turning them to the Dark Side."''˛-->-- '''Kreia''', ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublicIITheSithLords''˛˛Places around the world where magic is said to naturally gather in large amounts. These areas are often geologically significant, such as the top of a hill, or the intersection between two or more rivers. Natural rock formations are also common sites, as are many others. Some are given significance by events that occurred at that location. Battlefields, for example, are often said, in fiction and real life, to contain "vibes" left by those who fought and died there. Another common place are so-called Ley Nodes, which occur where two or more {{Ley Line}}s intersect. Or you may just find one AtTheCrossroads.˛˛These places may be used by priests and mages for [[RitualMagic various rituals]], such as worship, sacrifices, summoning, or all of the above. For some, spells with a high requirement may be possible to cast there, with the ambient magic of the area making up for the mage's own deficiencies. Some can gather even more power during certain times of the day (sunrise/set, noon, and midnight), year (solstices and equinoxes, for example), or other times (such as solar and lunar eclipses, planetary alignments, and the like).˛˛A MagneticPlotDevice is sometimes explained this way. Often acts as a FieldPowerEffect. Compare and contrast the more malevolent EldritchLocation. Contrast YourMagicsNoGoodHere, i.e Place of No Power.˛˛If it exists in Real Life, it's a LandmarkOfLore. Such places fall under studies such as Psychogeography, arts like Feng Shui, and other teachings. Much of it, of course, is dismissed as pseudoscience, but in fiction, [[LawOfConservationOfDetail if the idea is mentioned at all, it is far more likely to be true]].˛˛----˛!!Examples:˛˛[[foldercontrol]]˛˛[[folder: {{Anime}} and {{Manga}}]]˛* In ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' there is one moving around the Earth and is currently situated under Ichigo's hometown - explaining the going on weirdness and making it the vital location of the BigBad's EvilPlan.˛%%* Tokyo's "Crystal Points" in ''Anime/SailorMoon''.˛%%* ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' had these in TheMovie.˛* ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'' has two spots outside of the planet Mid-childa where something like the [[CoolStarship Saint's Cradle]] could position itself to absorb the magic from Mid-childa's two moons.˛* ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' has the Spear Pillar, ancient ruins on top of a mountain where [[BigBad Cyrus]] uses the Red Chain to summon Dialga and Palkia (the gods of time and space).˛* ''Manga/{{Psyren}}'' as a whole is a place of power, since the atmosphere amplifies psychic power and grants it to those who breathe in the air there.˛* In the Manga ''Ore no Ie ga Maryoku Spot datta Ken - Sundeiru dake de Sekai Saikyou'', the main character is [[SummonEverymanHero summoned to another world]] along with his house. His house happened to land on an area where a vast amount of magical power meets up, making him the most powerful person in the world. This also caused the Spirit of the house to come to life.˛[[/folder]]˛˛%%[[folder:Comics]]˛%%* In the Franchise/DCUniverse, Comicbook/SwampThing's swamp in Louisiana and Stonehenge.˛%%* In the Franchise/MarvelUniverse, Comicbook/ManThing's swamp in Florida and Comicbook/DoctorStrange's Sanctum Sanctorum in [[BigApplesauce Greenwich Village]].˛%%[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Card Games]]˛* Lands in ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'', especially the five basic lands (Plains, Islands, Swamps, Mountains and Forests}, as they can be tapped for mana to cast spells.˛** Basic lands in ''Magic: The Gathering'' are the inverse of this trope; they're just, well, basic. Many nonbasic lands fulfill this trope, though, from "dual lands" which count as any two of the types of basic lands to lands that can produce more than one mana, which basically means that they naturally generate or have more magical energy than most lands, to lands that do completely different things like animate and fight like creatures. Then there's [[ that change how every other land does its stuff.]]˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Film]]˛* ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'':˛** ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartII'' uses time instead of location, as when Doc realizes Biff chose [[ContrivedCoincidence November 12, 1955]] as the date to return to to give his younger self the Almanac.˛--->'''Doc:''' Unbelievable that Biff has chosen that date. It could mean that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time continuum! Other than that it could just be an [[BellisariosMaxim amazing coincidence]]...˛** ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartIII'' reveals that there are at least ''three'' versions of Doc Brown and the De Lorean present during that moment in history; the 1955 Doc native to that timeframe, the 1985 Doc who travelled back there and ''his'' future self, the 1885 Doc buried in Boot Hill Cemetery, in addition to the nuclear powered De Lorean from the first film, the fusion powered De Lorean from the second and the De Lorean sent back to 1885, buried for 70 years in the Delgardo Mine.˛* ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'' introduces the concept that certain places are stronger in the Force than others, with the cave on Dagobah that Yoda sends Luke into as a test. The ''StarWars'' [[Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse Expanded Universe]] and ''[[Franchise/StarWarsLegends Legends]]'' pick this up and run with it.˛-->'''Yoda:''' That place is strong in the dark side of the Force. A domain of evil, it is.˛˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Literature]]˛* In Diana Wynne Jones' ''Literature/DeepSecret'', Hotel Babylon is hotel built right on top of a power node, giving it [[AlienGeometries hallways that turn ninety degree angles and keep going on past the point of a perfect square]], a clear path to the next dimension over, and a hotel full of people unconsciously attracted to the [[WeirdnessMagnet fan convention]] it's hosting. (Admittedly, the protagonist's fiddling around with fate may have something to do with the last one).˛%%* ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfAmber'': The eponymous city in or, more precisely, in the Pattern within it.˛%%* These are everywhere in the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'': from Lancre to Djelibeybi to the Wyrmberg.˛* In ''Literature/DragonBones'', castle Hurog is built on such a place. Ward, the protagonist, who has some (weak) magic power, can feel the magic of the place, and feels rather alone, cold and incomplete when he's not there. It is implied that other family members feel this too, and that's why they yearn to own the place. There is also a hill, that's also a place of power, and where there was once an ancient temple. The heroes spend a night there, with unpleasant results. Even the non-magically talented group members say they get a feeling of being watched. Ward can tap into the magic of the place, but it doesn't work with him like the magic of Hurog, where he is born. ˛* Invoked in ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime''. There are arguably three Places of Power: the Eye of the World, the city of Rhuidean and Shadar Logoth. However, they are all man-made; the ones useful to protagonists were even made for those specific purposes. The magical power of those places can be destroyed or used up, and when it happens there's nothing special left of them. However, the world of the Wheel of Time also has many places where certain locations ''[[PowerNullifier prevent]]'' magic from working.˛%% ''Literature/TheAgeOfTheFive'': Voids˛* ''Literature/MasksOfAygrima'' has the two large deposits of black lodestone which attracts magic to it. They're used to mine magic for Aygrima to use. It's implied that if Mara's theory about black lodestone being from a meteorite is true then it landed in the mountains that house the deposits.˛* Creator/HPLovecraft's work sometimes features places like this. The best example would be ''Literature/TheDunwichHorror'', where there are several large hills topped with ancient monoliths around the town of Dunwich. Strange noises and smells are often reported around these hills, and some are completely devoid of all plant life. A passage from [[TomeOfEldritchLore Necronomicon]] in the same book links such site to the [[EldritchAbomination Great Old Ones]].˛--> "They walk the lonely places of the world, where Words have been spoken and Rites have been committed. The wind howls with Their voice and the ground rumbles with Their thoughts."˛* ''Literature/HeraldsOfValdemar'' series:˛** Termed Nodes, these are formed by the intersection of two or more {{Ley Line}}s and are much sought out by mages and other creatures that feed on or utilize magical power. Only the most powerful of mages ([[PowerLevels Adept-class]]) can handle the energy of a node without being burned out or destroyed.˛** The [[MagicalNativeAmerican Hawkbrothers]] improve upon standard nodes with their Heartstones. Each Clan has one, which maintains its HiddenElfVillage. While nodes require an outgoing ley line to drain excess energy, Heartstones can collect magic indefinitely and use it to power ongoing magical effects. They're also calmer and easier to handle than nodes, allowing access by Master-class mages (one step below Adept). The only Heartstone outside the Clans is in Valdemar's capital city, placed there by the Hawkbrother-trained [[Literature/LastHeraldMageTrilogy Vanyel]] and mostly dormant since then.˛* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles''˛** Near Chicago there's an island that is said to be the source of a major ley line. [[spoiler: Harry forges a connection to it, giving him awareness of whatever happens on the island, as well as gaining the spirit of the place as a dubious ally. It turns out that said ley line is the "body heat" of all of the EldritchAbomination prisoners of the island.]]˛** Ley lines in general. There are places where several of them converge, and those are places where much more serious magical power can be drawn, so there are fortresses and temples at these places - the seat of the White Council is on one, the Red Court's Chichen Itza, and others.˛** The LandOfFaerie itself, where the laws of physics work differently, allows things like the gunpowder in guns to work very well or not at all.˛* ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'': High Heart is a place in the Riverlands where apparently the old gods still have power, despite the weirwoods being cut down. The red priest Thoros, who [[MutuallyExclusiveMagic follows a different god]], doesn't see any visions in the fire here. Godswoods in The North are also this by virtue of having Heart Trees, weirwoods with faces carved into the trunks so that the old gods (and, incidentally, sufficiently powerful wargs) can see the goings-on there.˛* In ''Franchise/TheWitcher'' novels, the sorcerers can only hold to a limited amount of Power at the time, so they must draw it from the crossing points of natural energies, usually following underground water veins, in order to cast their spells. The video games have these places giving the player character short boosts to various abilities when he activates them. ˛* ''Literature/MythAdventures'' had lines of power that went through the air or ground. One of the first things Aahz taught Skeeve was how to find these. They also used them to track down the BigBad in the opening book.˛* ''Literature/AmericanGods'' has these, one of which is the site of the House On a Rock, which is a real place. The meeting of the old gods happens there, because the wall between the physical world and the SpiritWorld is thinner. There's also the antithesis, dead zones of utter mundanity where nothing interesting or important happens. The parley between the two factions of gods is held in one such place, the exact geographical center of the US.˛* ''Literature/JourneyToChaos'': Zones where mana gathers into heavy concentrations are known as "Fog Clouds" because the magical energy is so intense that it forms a visible Fog that obscures visibility. Breathing the air within this cloud can send anyone's physical or magical power through the roof. [[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity It can also send them over the edge of sanity.]]˛* The planet Vjun in ''Yoda: Literature/DarkRendezvous''. Vjun's population had always had a high percentage of Force-sensitives, and then the Viscount Malreaux conducted an experiment to unlock Force potential in the rest. It [[GoneHorriblyRight went horribly right]]; those who weren't killed outright went mad and murdered each other. Vjun is now steeped in the dark side, one of the reasons Count Dooku chooses it as a retreat. All Jedi visitors, even the WeakButSkilled Padawan Scout, have their powers amplified on Vjun, and those who are already strong and prone to the lure of the dark, such as Whie Malreaux and Anakin Skywalker, find themselves capable of amazing feats.˛* The Origin Wells from ''Literature/TheWitchlands''. They supply power to witches all over the continent and have amazing healing properties.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Live Action TV]]˛* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'':˛** Sunnydale, California was built over a Hellmouth. Lots of Big Bads try to use it for some EvilPlan and lots of nasties try to come out of it. ˛** There's another Hellmouth in Cleveland, which comes up a couple of times.˛%%* The Halliwell house in ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}''.˛%%* The Power Spot in ''Series/MadanSenkiRyukendo''.˛%%* The Nematon on ''Series/TeenWolf''.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Pinball]]˛* Creator/{{Bally}}'s ''Pinball/{{Paragon}}'' has the Paragon Tower; reaching it after spelling P-A-R-A-G-O-N rewards an impressive 25,000 points.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Stand-Up Comedy]]˛* According to Music/BillBailey, the UK's ubiquitous Little Chef motorway restaurants were built on the intersections of {{LeyLine}}s. The roads came along later to join them up.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Tabletop Games]]˛* ''TabletopGame/{{Rifts}}'': The places where [[LeyLine ley lines]] intersect are called "nexuses" and are places where [[{{Mana}} magical energy is most concentrated]]. These locations are optimal for practitioners of magic, but are also where the eponymous rifts are most likely to form. Some very powerful super-nexuses with a lot of ley lines running into them exist, and often have megalithic structures built on them, including Stonehenge, the Great Pyramid of Giza and the ironically named [[HellGate St. Louis Gateway Arch]].˛* ''TabletopGame/FengShui'''s Secret War revolves around capturing Feng Shui sites that generate powerful Chi. Capture enough of them in the right places, and history can be changed in your own image.˛** The CCG ''Shadowfist'' which is set in the same world as Feng Shui uses this as a win condition. You don't win by destroying your opponent but rather by controlling enough Feng Shui sites. Of course, you'll have to fight to defend them, and that's where the cyborg monkeys come into play.˛* ''TabletopGame/OldWorldOfDarkness'':˛** ''TabletopGame/WerewolfTheApocalypse'' has caerns, some of the few remaining "wild places" in the world, where werewolves can commune with Gaia and gain spiritual power.˛** ''TabletopGame/MageTheAscension'' has Nodes, places in the Tapestry where the separate strands knot up and generate Quintessence.˛** And all nodes can be turned into caerns, and all caerns can be used as nodes. Oh, and [[TabletopGame/KindredOfTheEast the undead kuei-jin]] also want to use them. Naturally, this leads to conflict...˛** ''TabletopGame/ChangelingTheDreaming'' has Freeholds, untamed places that still bear a connection to the Dreaming that provided a font of Glamour for changelings.˛* ''TabletopGame/NewWorldOfDarkness'':˛** ''TabletopGame/MageTheAwakening'':˛*** Similarly to ''Ascension'', Hallows are spots where Supernal energy either makes it through the Abyss or is trapped and recycled, generating {{Mana}} (nodes are where {{Ley Line}}s intersect, and can be harnessed by mages for free energy).˛*** A Master mage can create a "Demesne" by investing a fragment of their soul[[note]](Or another mage's, if they can obtain it...)[[/note]] into a location. This protects mages within from the risk of [[MagicMisfire Paradox]] and provides a power boost to spells of the soul's ruling Arcana.˛** ''TabletopGame/WerewolfTheForsaken'' has loci, places bound up in spiritual importance where the border between Earth and the spirit world is a little bit thinner and Essence can be gathered.˛** ''TabletopGame/GeistTheSinEaters'' features Haunts, the "low places" of the world touched by death and despair. Yes, they often contain ghosts, but they also contain a great store of [[{{Mana}} Plasm]].˛** The Ordo Dracul from ''TabletopGame/VampireTheRequiem'' seek out "Wyrm's Nests," areas where the weird reigns high and power is trapped. More often that not, these Nests are also Loci, Hallows, or Haunts. Which means they're often in competition with other supernaturals for them...˛** {{Inverted|Trope}} with the "Shadowless Chambers" merit, which lets a character cultivate an area to be so stiflingly mundane that [[OurSpiritsAreDifferent Spirits]] [[PerceptionFilter overlook its existence]] entirely.˛* ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'' has demesnes, manses, and freeholds, all of which are places where [[{{Mana}} Essence]] pools and/or wells up, often but not always as a result of [[LeyLine dragon lines]] intersecting. The chief difference between them is whether they have been left largely undisturbed (demesnes), harnessed for occult purposes (manses), or transformed by TheFairFolk into miniature Wyld zones (freeholds).˛* ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' has many varieties. Notable examples are Wild Magic zones, which distort spells at random, and ''mythals'', powerful wards that provide permanent spell effects and can augment or restrict the spellcasting of people within.˛* ''TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} Magic'' and ''TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} Thaumatology'' both spend some time discussing both natural places of power and ones that the caster must create himself (such as a sanctified room).˛* In ''TabletopGame/BigEyesSmallMouth'', "Place of Power" is an actual character advantage; it represents a place where he or she can recharge his {{mana}}.˛* Too many to list in ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000''. Generally any place where the wall between reality and the Warp is thin will be this trending toward EldritchLocation.˛** ''{{TabletopGame/Warhammer}}'' has its fair share as well, although the form they take tends to be more varied: the Black Pyramid of Nagash is a font of necromantic power, while Brettonia is riven with actual ley lines. Occasionally these become actual game mechanics.˛* ''TabletopGame/ArsMagica'': Areas can have [[HolyGround Divine]], [[UnholyGround Infernal]], Magical, and Fae "auras" of various strengths, which affect creatures and magic within. If sufficiently powerful, they can even distort the area into a "regio" EldritchLocation with built-in {{Pocket Dimension}}s. Magical auras are especially prized to mages, since they enhance spellcasting and create natural {{Mana}} deposits, but strong ones can slowly warp creatures who spend too much time inside.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder: VideoGames, {{Visual Novel}}s]]˛* The four temples in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSpiritTracks'' act as power nodes, connected to the Tower of Spirits by the Spirit Tracks.˛* Rainbow Resort and the area immediately surrounding the Fountain of Dreams in ''VideoGame/KirbysAdventure'' and especially in the GBA remake. The landscape is bizarre even by Kirby standards with strange geometric shapes and what appear to be vertical music staffs falling from the sky; even the enemies are [[PaletteSwap oddly colored]]. This is possibly a result of the dream giving mist that normally flows from the fountain.˛** ''VideoGame/KirbySuperStar'' goes on to imply that every planet in Pop Star's solar system has similar fountains as Kirby has to gather their power in the ''Milky Way Wishes'' story.˛* In Fuyuki City of ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'', there are two nodes where spiritual energy concentrate: the Tohsaka family of sorcerers built their house on top of one, while the other is located in a temple on top of a hill (an important plot point).˛* A key mechanic in ''VideoGame/MagicAndMayhem'', the main (and often only) source of mana. They are handled quite reasonably in-universe, with each one prominenly marked and buildings and structures often built around them.˛* ''Franchise/StarWarsLegends'':˛** Malachor V, in ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublicIITheSithLords'', is strong in the dark side of the Force.˛** The Valley of the Jedi, in the ''VideoGame/DarkForcesSaga''.˛* Crystals in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyI'' (GBA Remake) (Each kept an element in harmony)˛** Crystals in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyV'' shared a similar purpose˛* The "Your Sanctuary" locations in ''Videogame/{{Earthbound}}'', which Ness had to dominate in order to make the power of the Earth his own.˛* ''VideoGame/{{Mother 3}}'': You have the Seven Needles that keep the Dark Dragon asleep. Once pulled, a "great power resonates."˛* ''Videogame/MasterOfMagic'' has nodes of power that can be tapped for Mana.˛** ''Videogame/AgeOfWonders'' has a similiar mechanic. ˛* ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'':˛** The series lore includes the idea of "[[LeyLine joint points]]" of reality, a side-effect of the creation for Mundus, the mortal plane. Atop these joint points can be constructed metaphysical [[TheTower Towers]], which "[[RealityWarper define reality]]" in their "Aurbic vacinity". The [[OurGodsAreDifferent ed'Ada who would become the Aedra]] constructed the first such tower, "Ada-Mantia" or the Adamantine Tower, atop one such point to hold "Convention" following the creation of Mundus. The mortal races would then discover how to create their own towers atop other such joint points (Crystal-Like-Law, White-Gold, Numidium, Red Mountain, Snow-Throat, etc.). By the 4th Era, the majority of these towers have been destroyed or otherwise de-powered, contributing to [[TraumaCongaLine the chain of catastrophic events]] afflicting Tamriel leading up to the events of ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim Skyrim]]''˛** ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIDaggerfall Daggerfall]]'' includes effects like this as part of character creation. Included are being better/worse/unable to cast spells in sunlight or in darkness. In practice, since the majority of the time battling enemies is spent in the darkness of dungeons, most players take "Cannot use magic in Daylight" as a debuff. (Taking debuffs increases the rate at which you level up). ˛* ''VideoGame/TheWitcher'' has [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Places of Power]].˛* VideoGame/{{Touhou}}: The [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Forest of Magic]] is the favorite hotspot for magic users specifically for this reason.˛* ''VideoGame/GoldenSun'': The [[ElementalPowers Elemental Lighthouses]] boosts the power any Adept of the corresponding element. The beacon of Mercury Lighthouse, which represents Water, has already been lit when the heroes enter. Its power constantly restores Mia's [[ManaMeter Psynergy points]], therefore allowing her to heal and throw [[AnIcePerson ice attacks]] around without having to worry about [[IncrediblyLamePun running dry]]. Saturos, being a Mars (Fire) adept, is greatly weakened by the power instead. Later it is revealed that Venus (Earth) and Mars shares a symbiotic relationship, as do Mercury and Jupiter (Air). Even when Saturos and his partner Menardi [[spoiler:are [[RecurringBoss defeated again]] on top of Venus Lighthouse, they struggle to light the beacon, which ends up fully restoring their power.]] Curiously enough, Garet, the party's own Mars adept, is [[GameplayAndStorySegregation unaffected by Mercury Lighthouse's beacon.]] [[note]] Garet could change jobs so he wasn't using mars psyenergy. It's also possible that Garet, being more of a warrior than a mage, wasn't nearly as reliant on his psynergy. [[/note]]˛* In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'', one of the Mage Collective quests has the Warden seek out four places of power, located in the Circle of Magi, the Brecilian Forest, the Deep Roads and the Denerim Alienage.˛%%* The Standing Stones from ''VideoGame/CliveBarkersUndying''.˛* In ''VideoGame/{{Dominions}}'', magic sites are province features that can provide gems, special units, other benefits or actually harm the province. The fourth game also adds Thrones of Ascension, which have stronger effects effects such as altering your dominion and are required for the Ascension victory.˛* In ''VideoGame/NexusClash'', quite a lot of places with entirely mundane historical or sentimental value in the mortal city of [[ShiningCity Laurentia]] became Places of Power once Laurentia became the battlefield of the Nexus. A lot of formerly physical objects either turned into a [[PortalDoor Portal Door]] to other planes or became mystically empowered shrines to one of the [[PowersThatBe Powers That Be]]. For instance, the shrine of the [[ForHappiness god of Cooperation]] is a ''necklace'' that was once owned by a historical figure whose [[TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth tragically short]] life was an inspiration to greater peace, love and harmony throughout Laurentian history.˛* Certain locations in the world of ''VideoGame/{{Pokemon}}'' carry power due to their association with [[OlympusMons Legendary and Mythical Pokemon]]. Some of them are places where the legendaries can be summoned to assist you under certain circumstances, while others experience a direct physical effect due to the presence of the legendary Pokemon - for instance, Sinnoh's Flower Paradise is overgrown with flowers due to Shaymin's presence.˛* According to notes found throughout ''VideoGame/ThePark,'' Atlantic Island Park was built specifically to take advantage of one of these: [[CorruptCorporateExecutive Nathaniel Winter]] had discovered a "nexus of dark energies" hidden beneath the soil of [[EvilSorcerer Archibald Henderson]]'s property, and hoped that he could use it to make himself an immortal mage; of course, it could only be unlocked via an influx of emotion, hence the siphoning devices hidden around the park. [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/TheSecretWorld'' implies that this "nexus" is actually the [[CosmicKeystone Gaia Engine]] hidden under Solomon Island - which might explain why Winter ended up being transformed into the Bogeyman once he got the energy he was after.]]˛* The city of Lea Monde in ''Videogame/VagrantStory'' is described as a "wellspring" of dark magic; humans who visit it sometimes develop supernatural powers such as {{Clairvoyance}} or becoming {{Living Lie Detector}}s, and those who die there are fated to be BarredFromTheAfterlife and reborn as [[TheUndead walking corpses]].˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Web Original]]˛* Not only does the Literature/WhateleyUniverse have Ley Lines all ''over'' the place, but [[SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy]] is set just a few miles from [[LovecraftCountry Dunwich]]. Yeah. ''That'' [[EldritchAbomination Dunwich]]. There are [[PlaceOfPower Places of Power]] all around Whateley, and all of them are really, really dangerous.˛* In ''Literature/{{Phaeton}}'' the orphanage is built on one such place, the Arks all landed in such places and various man made structures quickly become places like this, which is why ghosts are drawn to indian buriel grounds.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Web Comics]]˛* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', the Moperville area is a more neutral version of this; the BackgroundMagicField is [[ saturated]] and [[ enables things that would not work anywhere else in the world]] but otherwise has no inherently malevolent effect.˛* The Tower from ''Webcomic/TowerOfGod'', which will give you powers just by climbing it if you are worthy.˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder:Western Animation]]˛* In ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime,'' [[BigBad the]] [[OurLichesAreDifferent Lich]] has a PlaceOfPower, referred to in those exact words. It appears to be its "birthplace," [[spoiler:the spot where the DepopulationBomb hit during the [[ApocalypseHow Great Mushroom War]].]]˛* In ''WesternAnimation/TheDragonPrince'', there are six places in the world, called Nexuses, where the magic of Primal Energies are most pure and powerful. The beginning of season 2 has the heroes staying at the Moon Nexus for a while.˛* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}'', Avalon is one of these, and its Hollow Hill especially so.˛* In ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'', the planet Mortis is an intersection of the Force, and the home of three AnthropomorphicPersonifications of the Light Side, the Dark Side, and the Balance between them.˛* In ''WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003'', there were three Ley Line nodes tapped by the Foot Mystics that had to be liberated to prevent a demon from spreading his reality-warping, undead-summoning power across the planet. Of course, one of these was next to the Statue of Liberty; another was in the United Nations building. The third? At a butcher shop called "Manny's Meats". ˛[[/folder]]˛˛[[folder: Multiple media]]˛* Most incarnations of the WorldTree.˛** In ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'', the World Tree at the school's campus glows due to excess power every 22 years, right around the time of the School Festival. during that time, six points around the tree also radiate power, enough to turn a simple Love Confession into a magical compulsion.˛*** It also power's Negi's time machine, as well as supplying magical energy for [[spoiler: the forced recognition spell that the BigBad want to use to end TheMasquerade.]]˛[[/folder]]˛----


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