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This is one of the simplest ways of naming a work of fiction. Weapon Title is where the titular arsenal is used in the title.

A subtrope of MacGuffin Title, but one should remember the key element is that the eponymous weapon should be integral on fighting, destroying, or/and defending someone or/and something within the story to count. Since the eponymous weapon can take many forms, it can overlap with other Title Tropes.



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     Films - Animation 
  • Frozen (2013): One of the two protagonists is An Ice Person and uses said powers throughout the film to protect herself from those she views as "threats".
  • Quest for Camelot relead in some countries under the title The Magic Sword: Quest for Camelot.

     Films - Live-Action 

  • Death Star refers to the main antagonists' Kill Sat.
  • Dragonlance is named for the titular lances, legendary weapons that are among the only weapons that a mortal can kill a dragon with.
  • The Elric Saga novel Stormbringer, which is about the adventures of Elric of Melnibone as he wields the powerful runesword Stormbringer.
  • Firestarter features a girl with destructive fire powers.
  • Merkabah Rider: The title of the novella "The Infernal Napoleon" actually refers to a demonic cannonnote .
  • Parasite Eve: The titular antagonist has evolved cells which also gave her abilities to manipulate other living creatures' bodily structures.
  • A Storm of Swords refers to the war and chaos that befell the Kingdom of Westeros causing several clashing of swords—both literally and figuratively.
  • The Subtle Knife, which is the second book of the His Dark Materials trilogy.
  • Sword of Truth refers to The Hero's primary arsenal.

     Live-Action Television 

  • "The man in the saddle is angular and long-legged. His skin is sun-dyed brown. The gun in his holster is gray steel and rainbow mother-of-pearl, its handle unmarked. People call them both The Six Shooter."

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