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Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars
  • In Tiberium Wars, a Nod soldier is hit by shrapnel in her eyes from a grenade, ruining both her eyes and her face. This becomes a minor plot point later on when the Nod commander, Rawne, opts to give her advanced cybernetic eye replacements and transfers her to his personal command.


  • Point Me At The Skyrim: Danica heals a bear attack victim who has one eye hanging by its tendon outside his skull.


  • In Hellsister Trilogy, Satan Girl tries to gouge Supergirl's eyes out in their final fight.
    Kara drew on her every erg of reserve power to keep fighting. But, increasingly, she found herself on the defensive. She fought to keep Satan Girl's fingers from her eyes, her jaws from her carotid artery, her knees from her crotch.
  • In Challenge of the Super Friends: The End, very few of the Legion of Doom's members have their eyes intact.
  • In A Force of Four, U-Ban tries to stab Power Girl's eyes, but she doesn't let him.
    He reached out a hand, fingers pronged to tear at her eyes.

Dragon Ball

  • In Ash the Wanderer's fanfiction "Atrocities," original character Erik tells the Son brothers of replacing his love interest's eyes with those of a mad scientist using a machine the scientist created after her own eyes were destroyed in an explosion. Not quite as squicky as it could be, but the gore in the rest of the fic more than makes up for that.


  • In Half-Life: Full Life Consequences, a particularly hilarious fanfic based on Half-Life 2, Gordon Freeman is only able to defeat the "final boss" after he is blinded by bullets fired by his brother John, which shoot him in the eye. Which is to say, the bullets themselves seem to do the actual shooting. To wit:
    John Freeman fired his bullet from the gun really fast and the bullets went and shot the final boss in the eyes and the final boss couldnt see.


  • "Enemy of my Enemy". When the Pride of Sangheilos crashes on Crassus, one of the crew members comes up to his commanding officer with one eyeball gone, burst during the impact. He treats it as if he just got a haircut.

Kill la Kill

  • A Minor Miscalculation has a couple of examples, starting with Sanageyama having his eyes removed rather than sewn shut in order to match Ryuko's elevated power level.
    • Nui loses an eye after repeated strikes to it during the Naturals Election, thus matching her canon appearance.
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    • During the three day gap between the Raid Trip and the Grand Festival, Ragyo pulls out one of Satsuki's eyes as part of her interrogation.
    • Rei Hououmaru is on the receiving end of a Moe Greene Special from Tsumugu. Unfortunately, it's a Mutual Kill.

The Land Before Time

  • In Twilight Valley, a dinosaur gets his eye ripped out by another dinosaur, then nearly decapitated; this is after he was kneed in the groin. The less brutal "finger in the eye" attack is also used (by a clawed pterosaur on another pterosaur).

Once Upon a Time in Mexico

  • Alpha leverages this trope pretty well in one of the later chapters. (It's also well-handled Dark Fic, but in all likelihood not SFW. Mentions of Villainous Incest at the start of the second chapter might warn you.)

Ranma ½

  • The protagonist of Be careful what you wish for winds up taking a knife to the eye. He later on is caught performing a self-inspection to check its condition. This is played for laughs, really.
    • In the sequel, A careless wish former protagonist's successor fights something big, purple, and mean. The words 'Ocular Fluid' are used, and cover one of the character's hands. NOT played for laughs this time.

Tolkien's Legendarium

  • In The Captain and the King, Boromir is blinded when he catches the flat side of a broadsword in the face: his face is crushed and the bone shards are driven into his eyes.

Warhammer 40,000

  • A particularly dark (even for the setting) fanfic is framed as a Tau interview with a former Imperial Guardsmen, who was captured and recruited by a Chaos warband devoted to the god/dess Slaanesh. The ex-cultist describes how his "owner" proved her superiority over him by tearing out his eye and popping it in her mouth as a snack, and later was gifted with a mutation giving her an eye in her hand. She apparently spent a few days admiring herself through it, before growing bored and poking, twisting, and mutilating it for the sensations it gave her.


  • Harry Potter:
    • Like Shadows on the Winter Sky by Resmiranda: In chapter 3 you find out that Snape is getting tortured after being found out to be a spy, but the reader is left unsure as to how. Then chapter 5 comes along, in which the reader is told exactly how his torture proceeded. Voldemort took the knife mentioned at the end of chapter 3 and plugged it into his eye sockets to remove his eyes. After that is done, Voldemort makes sure that Snape can never be fitted for a prosthesis by placing his wand into the sockets and firing off a curse that completely damages the nerves that runs from the socket all the way to the occipital lobes in the brain. At the end of the chapter, Snape is back at Hogwarts, confined to his rooms. While there, he decides that it will be a good idea to plunge his own fingers into his bloody sockets and use said blood to write morbid poetry on the wall.
    • Another fic had that Snape was once again found to be a spy and tortured. When he returns to Hogwarts it is immediately apparent that one of his eyes can't not be salvaged. However, there is a slim hope that the other can. Well, that hope was for naught because when the bandage is removed from the remaining eye, the eye leaves the socket, slides down Snape's cheek and either falls into his lap or onto the fall. In other words, the bandage was the only thing keeping the eye in place. (If I recalled the name of the fic, I would put the name here, but I can't.)
    • In the Harry Potter fanfic Walk the Shadows by jharad17 after Harry pisses off Nott, a Death Eater, Nott responds by casting a spell which damages Harry eyes and removes his tongue.
    • In Dumbledore's Army and the Year of Darkness, Dennis Creevey kills the Death Eater who killed his brother by jamming his wand into the Death Eater's eye and screaming "AVADA KEDAVRA, YOU SON OF A BITCH!" Unfortunately, it's a mutual kill.
  • Thirty Hs opens with Harry eating Ron's eyeballs for no apparent reason. It gets weirder.
  • Nobody Dies: "Ocular virginity?" Gendo Ikari asks, "What does 'Loss of Ocular Virginity' mean?"
  • Aeon Entelechy Evangelion has no shortage of these, starting with Rei's hollow eyesocket and then scaled up with the monster plucking the eye out from the Unit-01 and Shinji (by synchronization).
  • While what, exactly, happens to Anchorite Ranith in the WoW fanfic Stand of the Exiles is obscured by Purple Prose, she's blinded beyond hope of magical repair. And ends up crying blood.
  • The villain of Awakening, an Axis Powers Hetalia fan fiction, is real-life Nazi doctor Josef Mengele, whose many twisted interests included trying to change people's eye color with dye injections. The scene depicting such a surgery made even the author cringe while she was writing it.
  • The dark BL Death Note fanfic Poison Apple provides an example of this trope when Light gouges his own eye out with a piece of shattered mirror.
  • In the second part of Metal Gear Solid: Fight of Metal Gears, Jake Snake gets shot in the eye by Revolver Ocelot, and immediately puts on an Eyepatch of Power.
  • Vince gets shot in the eye by Vice (this time, intentionally), in Relationships Series.
  • In the Left 4 Dead 2 fanfiction Two Step, Nick loses an eye when he saves Coach from a Witch. He is very obviously disadvantaged by it, being a survivor in a zombie apocalypse who's main defense is a gun. He's still a badass.
  • In the Mass Effect fanfic The Council Era, a batarian commander (whose species possesses two pairs of eyes, one above the other, for the record) serving under the Villain Protagonist is described as only having two working eyes. This was explained on his article page at the Mass Effect Fanon wikia. During his service for the Hegemony's military, Nikhail (the batarian) was taken prisoner by guerrilla soldiers, and when he steadfastly refused to give information for three months, they resolved to execute him before he could be freed by the Hegemony. He was in fact rescued, but not before his eyes had been stabbed out with a hot poker.
  • In the The Hunger Games/Hetalia crossover What If, one character, driven mad by guilt, will do anything to keep herself from seeing hallucinations of the one she killed. So she ends up (accidentally) wedging a rock in one eye and (purposefully) gouging out the other with the claw end of a hammer.
  • A Hetalia doujinshi featuring the sweden/Denmark pairing portrayed Denmark as quite the insane Yandere for Sweden, and one of his first crazy actions was using his axe to injure Sweden's eyes when he merely insinuated that he may take off and leave the Nordic group. Sweden managed to escape the worse part of his ire, but still had some damage to his eyes; in the next scene, he's seen using glasses.
  • In Poké Wars: The Exigence, Banette burns out a Golem's eyes (and everything else) with Will-O-Wisp. Also in the same story, Alpha Houndoom headbutts a Golem just so hard that its eyes rupture.
    • In Poké Wars: The Subsistence, Tracy stabs a Beedrill in the eye with a stick.
  • In Tales of Faith, this is revealed to have happened to both Nin and Shi as they lost focus and slashed each other's eye.
  • In the Homestuck RP NEWGAME+, eye injuries seem to be a recurring theme. Near the beginning Kevin Low burnt out an imp's eyeballs with a lit cigar to prove a point to his rival/enemy Jack and other imps. Then he beat an ogre by jumping up to its head, and shooting his duel revolvers directly into its eyes. And then during a possession he has a monster's tendrils stab him through the eyes and take over his body.
  • In the Neverwinter Nights 2 fanfic Hungry Dreams the the main character spends most of the story wearing an Eyepatch of Power. Eventually, it's revealed that she took an acid arrow to the eye, and the results are not pretty.
  • In the fic Raccoon this occurs with both eyes. One of which is with a corkscrew, which get slid under the eye, and screws up the nerve endings attached to it before tearing it out. The other? Just ripped out.
  • In the crossover fic Blood That Flows, Cinque uses her Rumble Detonator IS on Laevatein while Signum was holding it. The resulting explosion not only took her eye, but her hand and Laevatein as well.
  • Left Beyond: Tsion is tied up, fitted with VR goggles that give him an external view of his prison cell, and treated to industrial drills being brought to his eye level and starting to go through the goggles. He thinks that this is a form of interrogation, and does not crack, while in fact the Omega are simply recording his biological fear reactions to see if he has any [spoiler: since he has a regenerating "glorified" body and would eventually grow his eyes back].
  • Yet again, with a little extra help: Waltz tears out a rogue Hyuuga's eye, in front of a mirror.
  • Connecting The Dots is not very kind to its characters' eyes. Sasuke loses one of his eyes in a fight with Kyuubi-Naruto, Neji shoots a Kryptonite-tipped arrow into Bizarro's eye, killing him and Lex Luthor /Darkseid rips the Mangekyou Sharingan out of Kakashi's head to complete the Anti-Life Equation.
  • In The Servants of Ungoliant, Daurin, during his Roaring Rampage of Revenge, executes a Gong by slitting the eye-level of its face with his sword.
  • In Fallout: Equestria - Project Horizons, Blackjack loses an eye when her rapidly mutating body literally pushes it out of its socket. Later, she gets the other blown out by grenade shrapnel.
  • The Immortal Game: General Esteem inflicts this on Twilight Sparkle by ramming an Artifact of Doom called the "Sliver of Darkness" into her eyeball, allowing a demon sealed within it to possess her. Much later, after regaining her body, she repays the favor by driving an even larger metal shard into Esteem's eye, through his brain, and out the back of his skull after he boasts about how he tortured, killed, and ate Spikenote .
  • Twilight also loses an eye in Mirrors, the sequel to Prince Charming, when Pinkie Pie's vengeful ghost carves it out with a knife.
  • Zomega, a Major Kusanagi Expy in For Good, is introduced with a cybernetic, red right eye. The Backstory of that eye has not yet been revealed, and Nothing Is Scarier.
  • Rise of the Galeforces: Ludlow tries to pull this trope on Violet with a sniper rifle in the Final Battle in Chapter 35. When Chomper pushes her out of the way, he pulls the trigger anyway and blows his eye out at point-blank range. OUCH.
  • In the Tamers Forever Series, Matt narrowly avoids having his eyes cut open by a DarkScubamon.
    Ryo (after a major crisis has just been averted): So…what's for dinner? Owww, Rika! Stop it, it hurts! Ouch, my eye!
  • The Pony POV Series:
    • In the Dark World of Rarity ends up doing this to Fluttercruel during their duel — Fluttercruel manages to immobilize Rarity by using the Stare inherited from her "mother", and is about to finish her off when Rarity manages to telekinetically launch her fragment of Tom through one eye and then out the other. The Elements of Chaos can heal, but Fluttercruel is distracted long enough for Rarity to strike a more fatal blow (though not as fatal as she would have liked).
    • During a fight with Simurghs after the apocalypse that ended the Age of Wonders, Teddy (after snapping one of their necks) gets slashed across the face, badly damaging his eye. While he doesn't completely lose the eye, he's rendered blind in it.
  • Another example from a My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic fanfic: In Flutterspy, one of evil ninja's Blue Cobra's Blow Gun darts hits supermodel Jet Black in the eye. It's Played for Laughs.
    Jet Black: Seriously, if I lose an eye, I am gonna be so freaking ticked!... Then again, I could get an awesome eyepatch...
  • Yet another example in an MLP fic is in Popped, where Pokey Pierce ends up blinding Pinkie Pie in one eye by mutilating it with needles, fishhooks, and razor blades.
  • Inner Demons: During the Final Battle, Apple Bloom stabs the Darkness in one of its eyes.
  • The entire point note  of the Sherlock Holmes (2009) story 'See and Observe'.
  • In Pages Of Harmony, Twilight inflicts this on Sweetie Belle by pressing a red metal plate to one of her eyes while Rarity watches in horror. She later does the same procedures on Fluttershy, though for the latter it's merely the first step in an alphabetical procedure to take Kindness.
  • In the Jackie Chan Adventures fic Queen of All Oni, Jade has a moment of this, after being captured by the Smug Snake / Squishy Wizard Lung — he traps her astral form, contained in a body of shadows, in a glass sphere and gives her the "tanning session from Hell", using industrial-strength lights to torture her until she submits, at one point MELTING HER EYELIDS! After he's Killed Off for Real when she is rescued, she recovers somewhat, but her eyelids are now transparent, forcing her to wear a blindfold to give her some darkness when she blinks.
  • In The Great Slave King, Lord Ouroboros loses an eye after having it cut out from the inside.
  • Hivefled; a risk of punching someone who's wearing glasses.
  • In A Growing Affection, Madara can take over someone's body by having his own disembodied eyes burn their way into the victim's eye sockets, and then connecting his optic nerves to the victim's.
  • In Harry Potter and the Something Something when a Parody Sue appears in Voldemort's lair offering him a shot at redemption Voldemort is entranced by her pretty eyes... the Sue ends up dead like all the others who keep showing up on Voldemort's doorstep but Voldemort kept her pretty eyes to play with.
  • In the Pokémon fanfic Pikapoon, Ash actually gouges out his own left eye to prove his love to his Pikachu, who is getting off to it.
  • In chapter 4 of the MaximumRide fanfic Made Again, the whitecoats inject Novocain directly into Iggy's open eyes before they experiment on them for hours.
  • In Angela's Pet Monster, Lucille becomes blind in one eye after a near-fatal attack by Sylvia Schneider.
  • In A Month of Sundays, Ankh gets this treatment by having Shotaro—still in the body of a crazed, possessed mannequin (It Makes Sense in Context)—driving a huge nail into both his eyes. Ankh starts cursing up a storm.
  • In Boys Do Tankary, while on a mission, Josh gets attacked by Gage, who wants to "taste a human eyeball." In the ensuing scuffle, Gage stabs Josh in the eye.
  • Families: Twilight inflicts this on Garble in retaliation for Garble threatening Spike, by stabbing him in the eye with a burning stick.
  • In Sinful Behaviors, Mr. Cosmo accidentally slashes out his own left eye during a brief struggle with Snap. The sequel, Play the Game, has another incident. Before the start of the sequel, Bardot ripped out Barney's eyes during his first encounter with him.
  • In the RWBY fic Crossroads, Adam slashes his own eyes rather than watch Blake be raped.
  • In the Littlest Pet Shop (2012) Dark Fic The Times They Are A-Changin', this is the result when Zoe swipes Pepper across the face while fighting with her. Pepper returns later wearing an Eyepatch of Power.
  • The Ranma ½ fanfic Ranma Goes to War plays this brutally with Daisuke, who loses his eyes to shrapnel.
  • In What's Done in the Dark..., this is done to Brother Veritas in order to make him reveal all he knows about Shining Armor and Luna's affair to Cadance, or rather her Superpowered Evil Side the Crystal Empress.
  • In Psychosis when the horcrux takes control of Harry's body he makes it so Harry stabs himself in the eye.
  • Equestrylvania: During Shatterstorm's brutal fight with Whisper White, he ends up beating the latter so hard that one of his eyes is described as having been beaten into jelly.
  • Glossed over in I Quit, when Coco Pommel throws hot coffee into Suri Polomare's muzzle, and it briefly mentions Suri rubbing coffee out of her eyes.
  • Used several times in Zombons, most notably when Apple Bloom's eyes are eaten by zombie!Silver Spoon. With a spoon.
  • From Kill la Kill AU, we have Uzu spraying himself in the eyes with something an aerosol can, after viewing a shock site, which leaves him blinded and unable to regain his sight until high school or after high school. Later, he shown to be wearing bandages over his eyes.
  • Heir of the Nightmare: Fluttershy uses The Stare on Nightmare Moon. It almost works, but Nightmare is able to break away from it and knock Fluttershy out cold. The madmare's solution for getting rid of it? Severing Fluttershy's optic nerves.
  • In Tom Riddle's Schooldays, Tom blinds a unicorn with fire.
  • In one battle in Kyoshi Rising, Kyoshi is pinned to the ground by a one-eyed Earthbender, who has just given her a thinly veiled rape threat. In response, she grabs the man around his good eye and releases a blast of fire, eventually grabbing the man's whole face and burning it off.
    She only let go once the man stopped screaming.
  • In Tales of the Emperasque Eldrad severs his own optic nerves so that he won't see everything Slaanesh prepared from him, to Slaanesh's fury. Entirely justified, given that the Prince of Pleasure has a fine supply of Brown Notes.
  • A particularly nasty example of this happens in Chapter 18 of Maim de Maim when Maiko Ogure loses her right eye after it got blown off by a shotgun shrapnel shell during her fight against some of Ragyo Kiryuin's troopers.
  • In the Magical Girl Crossover Shattered Skies: The Morning Lights, Fate has one of her eyes torn out by Viluy after being paralyzed by the latter's Nanomachines.
  • A Fairy Tail fanfiction featuring Erza torturing Kyouka as payback for the torture that Kyouka put Erza herself through in the actual series. Erza... gives that torture a rousing finale to say the least. As she rips out Kyouka's eyes. Gruesomely. And then squashes them both under her boot heel.
  • The RWBY fanficiton How Salem Should Have Dealt With Tyrian had Roman Torchwick gouging Tyrian's eyes out.
  • The major wham moment of the Dragon Age fanfiction Accursed Ones is when the main character wakes up one morning to find that his lover's father has cut the eyes out of his son's head and made off with them, in a gruesome bid to rebuild his Frankenstein's Bride. Subsequent revelations make it even worse: not only was Amell awake the entire time, but his father used blood magic to mind-control his own lover into wielding the knife.
  • In the Mass Effect/StarCraft fic Cycles Upon Cycles Saren gets his eyes burned out with acid while invading a Zerg colony.
  • This trope is why The Builder always wears sunglasses in The Racket-Rotter Chronicles. It's to hide that they have no eyes at all.
  • Warbound Widow, a Homestuck fanfic, has quite a few victims of these, most noticeably Vriska, who has her vision eightfold eye gleefully gored from her head by a torturer who boasts about having the largest eyeball collection in the Empire. Jane narrowly avoids becoming a victim of this and one of the trolls introduced later on has an eye replaced with a jewel because her kismesis clawed out the original.
  • In the Naruto fic War of the Eyes, a character's eyes "exploded in their sockets" after taking an attack to the face. Less brutal than it seems, as said character had been born blind and only recently received eyes; still gory, however.
  • In Children of an Elder God, Ritsuko and Maya stabbed Naoko's eyes when they killed her.
  • In Doctor Who fanfic "The Eye Opens", a cult appears built around an Eldritch Abomination that manifests as a giant eye. Joining the Cult involves having your eyes plucked out, which is demonstrated here, in the second chapter.
  • Dominus Mundi The King Of Kings (Harry Potter): The initiates of the Order of the Blind Priests have their eyes plucked out and burned as offerings to the Triumvirate of Fate when they become full-fledged members of the Order.
  • In Robb Returns, the first move in Ramsay's death is when a raven rips his eye out with its beak.
  • In The PreDespair Kids, Kyoji ends up inflicting this on himself during the Fall of Hope's Peak. He has a monitor that keeps track of his physical health, which will signal his allies in Future Foundation should anything happen to him. When he realizes the severity of the situation, namely by running into Junko again, he goes ahead with signaling them as fast as possible.
  • Queen of Shadows: During the Battle of Awaji, Himitsu is at one point seen casting a spell that causes a couple of the Gani to have their eyes burn out of their skulls. Later in the fight, Tsume gets one of his eyes gouged out by Yasashi's blade, and the other is hit by some random archer's arrow.
  • The Gravity Falls fic Blind Faith by pinesinthewoods has the incredibly cringe-inducing sequence of Ford burning out his brother's eyes due to Sanity Slippage and trying to protect Stan, so he won't be able to See the horrors around him and can get them out.
  • In Tales of a Reset Mind, Mania does this to Nico. With her hands. He survives, but is blinded.
  • A Brighter Dark: In this Fire Emblem Fates dramatic retelling, Takumi shoots out Corrin's eye during the battle for Fort Dragonfall.
  • In The Grass Is Always Greener Theo has Daphne at wandpoint. She acts seductive long enough to get close to him and when he lowers his head for a kiss, she jabs her thumb into his eye, then grabs the wand and sticks it in his other one.
  • In Stepping Back Sirius curses several Death Eaters, one of whom claws at his own face in pain, puncturing an eye and pulling it out of the socket.
  • In Wind Shear Harry blinds Voldemort in one eye. After returning to headquarters, Voldemort impales the useless eye with his wand, pulls it out of the socket, magically suspends it in mid-air, casts Dark spells on it and then returns the now-functional eye to its socket.
  • The Pieces Lie Where They Fell:
    • One of Sharp Point's gang has an eye ripped out and eaten by Wind Breaker during their fight (he coughs it up when he realizes what he's done).
    • When his sword breaks, some of the metal fragments strike Night Blade in one eye, blinding it. Fortunately, it heals up thanks to the intervention of the Questioning Order.
  • In Once More Around the Bend Ron, who's lying on top of Harry to restrain him, points his wand at Harry's face so his stunning spell won't miss. Harry kicks him in the back of the head and Ron jerks forward, impaling Harry's eye.
  • Guardians, Wizards, and Kung-Fu Fighters:
    • Simon gets shot in the eye with an arrow by Aldarn during the Sack of Torus Filney. His Healing Factor regenerates it, but this just makes Aldarn shoot the other eye with an arrow coated in a mold that feeds on the eye's liquids. This he can't fix, so he just rips the whole eye out.
    • Servantis' wife slashes Rhouglar's eye when he's trying to rape her.
    • Ross stabs Harold Hale in the eye with a pen, only for it to heal immediately.
  • In On The Edge Of A Knife, Sara stabs out both of Wander's eyes during their first battle, with some hellish black liquid oozing from both sockets before, during and after this. When Wander wakes up months later, they're only able to see out of one eye.
  • In Lightning Only Strikes Once, Finn is struck in the face with a sword that destroys both his eyes, with Clarke only just able to treat the injuries so that he will survive and soon forced to acknowledge that they couldn't have saved his vision even if they were on the Ark. By the end of the story, Finn has shifted his initial new trade from metalwork to woodwork, which he can do by touch with greater ease, even if he makes it clear he still has limited senses despite the stereotype.
  • In Splinter, the alternate Cordelia the gang encounter is missing her eyes; they eventually realise that she literally tore her own eyes out with her fingernails to try and stop the onslaught of visions she was subjected to by Vocah.
  • In Black As Night, a How to Train Your Dragon fic, Hiccup is graphically blinded on the second day of dragon training; the Deadly Nadder heats Astrid's axe during the chase, but Astrid doesn't register it until she swings the axe at Hiccup in frustration, the molten metal flying from the axe to strike Hiccup in the face, destroying both his eyes and leaving him with permanently disfiguring scars.
  • Infinity Crisis:
    • Nyssa shoots a Dark Elf in the eye with an arrow after Thea’s arrow fails to penetrate its armour.
    • Bruce and Hela both reference how Thor lost an eye in the destruction of Asgard.
  • A minor example in The Blacksmith's Apprentice, as Snotlout receives a serious scar over his left eye during a duel with Hiccup, although all observers can see that Snotlout is only 'blinded' because of the blood from the scar and he can still see through the eye as normal.
  • Due to its AU nature, Camellias changes the way Weiss got her eye scar. Instead of receiving it in a fight at age seventeen, she received it several years prior when the White Fang attacked a banquet she was at.
  • Jack O'Lantern revolves around Sarada being blinded on a mission gone wrong. Her kidnapper wanted her Sharingan for himself but couldn't extract them in time, so he permanently damaged her eyes.
  • Earth 27 has Alexandra Kosov, the head of the Odessa Mob in Gotham, who stabbed her own eye with the scalpel she used to stab her own father's eye, killing him from shock.
  • Kanna performs this on a dragon with her claws in Just A Child.
  • Control: While attacking Yukio, Nyamo hits him hard in the head with his own gun. This causes his left eye to pop out of its socket.
  • RWBY: Scars:
    • Weiss' eye scar wasn't caused by fighting a knight, like in canon. Instead, she intentionally slashed her eye with a razor.
    • Whitley is slashed across an eye by Cardin's father Maximus when he tries to frame him for murdering his father.
  • In For the Love of a Green Eyed Kitten Draco gouges out the eyes of an older vampire then squeezes them until they burst, as punishment for looking at naked photos of Draco's mate.
  • In Paragon (Kim Possible), Ron blinds himself because he can't handle his visions of mutilated ghosts.
  • Brunswick Arc- The Adel Aka Rewrite: As a punishment, Adam was whipped on the face by a Faunus hating man when he was younger. The injury left him blind and permanently scarred in that eye.
  • In Harry Potter and the Prince of Slytherin Voldemort casts the Conjunctivitis Curse in Parseltongue and his victim's eyes burst out of their sockets.
  • Burning Bridges, Building Confidence: One of Cole's eyes was damaged before she moved back to Paris; she wears an embroidered eyepatch and Peek-a-Bangs over the socket. "A Night with Friends" reveals that Cole lost it because she got into a fight with her abusive father, and during it, he took a knife and attacked her face with it. At one point, Alya attempts to inflict this on Marinette by going after her with deliberately sharpened fingernails, but rips open some of Cole's stitches instead.
  • In Reverse RWBY, Cinder shoots Ruby in one of her eyes after Ruby kills Mercury.
  • In A Thing of Vikings, as in Real Life, putting out someone's eyes was one of the favorite tactics used by the Byzantine Romans to disqualify people from being Emperor, for both theological (the Emperor had to be physically intact) and practical reasons (hard to command armies if you're blind). This is done to the deposed Emperor Michael V at the end of Book II.


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