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==Known Users==
 
==Known Users==
 
''See Also: [http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/RiddlingSphinx Riddling Sphinx]''.
 
''See Also: [http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/RiddlingSphinx Riddling Sphinx]''.
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===Cartoons===
 
===Cartoons===
 
*Sphinx (''The Adventures of Puss in Boots'')
 
*Sphinx (''The Adventures of Puss in Boots'')
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*[[w:c:digimon:AncientSphinxmon|AncientSphinxmon]] (''Digimon'')
 
*[[w:c:digimon:AncientSphinxmon|AncientSphinxmon]] (''Digimon'')
 
*Nefertimon (''Digimon'')
 
*Nefertimon (''Digimon'')
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*Sphinx (''Monster Girl Encyclopedia'')
 
*Sphinx (''One Piece'')
 
*Sphinx (''One Piece'')
   
 
===Video Games===
 
===Video Games===
*Sphinx (Assassin's Creed Odyssey)
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*Sphinx (''Assassin's Creed Odyssey'')
 
*[[w:c:godofwar:Sphinx|Sphinxs]] (''God of War'')
 
*[[w:c:godofwar:Sphinx|Sphinxs]] (''God of War'')
 
*Sphinx (''RPGs'')
 
*Sphinx (''RPGs'')
 
*Sphinxes (''Skylanders'')
 
*Sphinxes (''Skylanders'')
**Mysticat
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**Mysticat
**Scratch
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**Scratch
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*Sphinx (''Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy'')
   
 
===Live Television===
 
===Live Television===
 
* King Sphinx (''Mighty Morphin Power Rangers'')
 
* King Sphinx (''Mighty Morphin Power Rangers'')
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===Web Series===
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*Sphinx (''RWBY'')
   
 
===Web Comics===
 
===Web Comics===
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==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
File:Sphinx_HP.png|Sphinx (Harry Potter)
 
File:Sphinx_OP.jpg|Sphinx (One Piece)
 
File:Sphinx_Riordan.jpg|Sphinx (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)
 
Monsterous Sphinx.jpg|A winged sphinx
 
Sphinx ID S7E18.png|Sphinx (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
 
 
PIB SPHINX 01.jpeg|Sphinx (The Adventures of Puss in Boots)
 
PIB SPHINX 01.jpeg|Sphinx (The Adventures of Puss in Boots)
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Chaos Aladdin show.jpg|Chaos (Aladdin: The Animated Series)
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Sphinx assassins-creed-odyssey.jpg|Sphinx (Assassin's Creed Odyssey)
 
Nefertimon b.jpeg|Nefertimon (Digimon)
 
Nefertimon b.jpeg|Nefertimon (Digimon)
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File:Sphinx_HP.png|Sphinx (Harry Potter)
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File:Sphinx_(Monster_Girl_Encyclopedia).jpg|Sphinx (Monster Girl Encyclopedia)
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Sphinx ID S7E18.png|Sphinx (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
 
File:First_gate_of_the_southern_oracle.jpg|Guardians of The Southern Oracle (The Neverending Story)
 
File:First_gate_of_the_southern_oracle.jpg|Guardians of The Southern Oracle (The Neverending Story)
Chaos Aladdin show.jpg|Chaos (Aladdin: The Animated Series)
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File:Sphinx_OP.jpg|Sphinx (One Piece)
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File:Sphinx_(Pathfinder).jpg|Sphinx (Pathfinder)
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File:Sphinx_Riordan.jpg|Sphinx (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)
 
Scratch_Promo.jpg|Scratch (Skylanders)
 
Scratch_Promo.jpg|Scratch (Skylanders)
 
Sphinx_(Sofia_the_First).png|Sphinx (Sofia the First)
 
Sphinx_(Sofia_the_First).png|Sphinx (Sofia the First)
Sphinx assassins-creed-odyssey.jpg|Sphinx (Assassin's Creed Odyssey)
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Sphinx (Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy).JPG|Sphinx (Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy)
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Monsterous Sphinx.jpg|A winged sphinx
 
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[[Category:Powers]]
 
[[Category:Powers]]

Revision as of 18:53, September 10, 2019

The ability to use the abilities of Sphinx. Variation of Mythical Bestiary and Feline Physiology.

Capabilities

The user is or has the ability to take on the form of Sphinx, a mythical creature with, the body of a lion and the head of a human or a cat.

In Greek tradition, sphinx has the haunches of a lion, the wings of a great bird, and the face of a woman (an gynosphinx), mythicised as treacherous and merciless. Those who cannot answer her riddle suffer a fate typical in such mythological stories, as they are killed and eaten by this ravenous monster.

Unlike the Greek sphinx which was a woman, the Egyptian sphinx is typically shown as a man (an androsphinx), in addition, the Egyptian sphinx was viewed as benevolent in contrast to the malevolent Greek version and was thought of as a guardian often flanking the entrances to temples.

Modern sphinxes tend to combine the riddling and feminine appearance of the Greek sphinx with the less violent temperament of the Egyptian sphinx, but one repeating pattern is that sphinxes are guardians and secret-keepers.

Applications

Variations

Types of Sphinx:

Associations

Known Users

See Also: Riddling Sphinx.

Cartoons

  • Sphinx (The Adventures of Puss in Boots)
  • Chaos (Aladdin: The Animated Series)
  • Sphinx (Fairly Odd Parents)
  • Sphinx (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Sphinx (Sofia the First)

Movies

  • Guardians of The Southern Oracle (The Neverending Story)
  • The Southern Oracle (The Neverending Story)

Folklore/Mythology

  • Sphinx (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Sphinx (Greco-Roman Mythology)

Literature

  • Sphinx (Harry Potter)
  • Sphinx (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)
  • Diotima (The Unified Field)

Manga/Anime

  • Manion (Bakugan)
  • AncientSphinxmon (Digimon)
  • Nefertimon (Digimon)
  • Sphinx (Monster Girl Encyclopedia)
  • Sphinx (One Piece)

Video Games

  • Sphinx (Assassin's Creed Odyssey)
  • Sphinxs (God of War)
  • Sphinx (RPGs)
  • Sphinxes (Skylanders)
    • Mysticat
    • Scratch
  • Sphinx (Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy)

Live Television

  • King Sphinx (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers)

Web Series

  • Sphinx (RWBY)

Web Comics

Gallery

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