Heroes, both fictional and non-fictional, protect us from evil that exists in the world. But to do that, they need to be able to fight. Enter the weapons that these noble beings wield and wear. From suits and swords to hammers and arrows, the heroes we've encountered on television and in books get to use some of the most impressive weapons--real or not--that we've ever seen. And we want to know how well you know them today.
Sure, everyone knows that Thor has a mighty hammer and that the Black Panther's suit takes stealth to a whole new level, but do you know who uses the Element Gun or the Sword of Omens? Can you tell us who turns their wings into weapons, has a watch that transforms them into an alien, or possesses a ring that brings imagination into reality?
We want to test your knowledge on some of the most iconic weapons that heroes, including wizards, kids, aliens, demi-goddesses and regular humans use. Are you able to match the hero to their weapon?
Thor is identified as the God of Thunder. He carries with him a hammer, called Mjölnir, which has the capabilities of drawing lightning.
The Iron Man suit was first created in a cave after Tony Stark was captured. While the suit has seemingly endless capabilities, some of the most prominent are strength, endurance and flight. Stark frequently updates the suit, so its list of powers constantly grows.
Wolverine's six claws are his most distinguishable features. They are retractable and contain adamantium, a fictional metal that is practically indestructible.
During Harry Potter's life at Hogwarts, he owned one of the three Deathly Hallows: the Cloak of Invisibility. He earned the allegiance of the Elder Wand, a second of the Deathly Hallows, when he defeated Draco Malfoy. It was the strongest wand in the wizarding world and previously belonged to Albus Dumbledore, Hogwarts' headmaster.
Daenarys's dragons came to her as a wedding gift in the form of eggs from Khal Drogo, the leader of the Dothraki. They are named after Khal Drogo, Rhaegar Targaryen and Viserys Targaryen.
Aquaman carries the trident of Neptune. A magical weapon, the trident allows Aquaman to rule the seas, control weather and produce force fields.
Captain America's great shield was designed by Dr. Myron MacLain out of vibranium, the strongest metal on earth.
Batman's batarangs are small bat-shaped pieces of metal. Designed by Batman himself, the batarangs are thrown in a similar manner to a boomerang.
Luke Skywalker constructed his lightsaber using a reflector cup, power cells, focusing lens and one crystal.
Spider-Man's web shooters were created to help him fight, climb and swing. They contain a web fluid designed by Peter Parker himself and are worn on both wrists beneath his costume.
The powerful lasso used by Wonder Woman is the lasso of truth. When victims are wrapped in the lasso, they are compelled to speak the truth.
Hawkeye, one of Shield's more popular agents, is an archer. His bow features arrows with a variety of arrowheads from explosives to flares.
Black Panther's suit is made out of vibranium. The latest design is capable of absorbing and then reflecting energy from attacks.
Xena carried two chakrams, which were lethal weapons that could cut through arrows and blades. They always returned to her when she flung them in the air.
Considered to be one of the most powerful weapons in the universe, Green Lantern's ring grants the bearer unimaginable powers and abilities.
Dr. Strange's Eye of Agamotto was a jewelry piece that housed the Time Stone, which was one of the six Infinity Stones and allowed him to travel through time.
The DC archer, Green Arrow, has used compound and recurve bows. He also uses several trick arrows which include the glue arrow and flash grenade arrow.
The Colt was used by Dean Winchester to kill demons. Created by a hunter named Samuel Colt, it is a supernatural gun with the ability to kill anything it shoots. Winchester is a protagonist of the 2005 American television series called "Supernatural."
The Element Gun used by Star-Lord was previously owned by his father. The gun is able to conjure all four elements- earth, fire, air and water.
Vision's Mind Stone is one of the six Infinity Stones and can be found on Vision's forehead. The Mind Stone was originally the power source for Loki's scepter before it was given to Vision.
Cyborg possesses a sonic cannon, which he carries on his forearm. It shoots powerful currents of white noise.
Hellboy's gun is made of mythical metals, blessed silver, cold iron from crucifixes and Irish church bells. The gun is named the Samaritan.
The Silver Surfer's board mimics his image and is silver in appearance. It was given to him by his former master Galactus and is used as a means of transportation.
Daredevil's baton is a small cane which can be used as a weapon or grappling hook. When dressed as a civilian, Daredevil disguises the baton as a blind man's cane.
Lion-O, a member of the Thundercats, has an indestructible sword called the Sword of Omens. It can cut through any material.
The twin sai used by Elektra formerly belonged to her attacker Jacques Duchamps. After killing Duchamps, Elektra took the sais as her own.
Sailor Moon's moon stick can be used to fight against enemies as well as to heal wounds. It is more powerful when combined with the Silver Crystal.
Odinsword is a very large sword owned by, you guessed it. Odin. The sword is supposedly several hundred feet long and was first wielded by a demon before Odin stole it.
Rocket is a small raccoon with acute senses and speed. He is quite fond of large guns and often bargains for them.
Ben 10's Omnitrix is of an alien origin. A type of wristwatch, the Omnitrix allows Ben to select and become various alien forms, which he uses to try to save the day.
Vibe's goggles were created by Cisco Ramon, the man behind the character. They allowed Vibe to easily manipulate dimensional energies.
He-Man's sword is known as the Power Sword or Sword of Grayskull. The sword transforms Prince Adam into He-Man.
Falcon's wings were made by Black Panther using titanium ribbing and mylar. The wings are powered by solar energy.
The bo-staff is Donatello's, the Ninja Turtle with the purple bandanna, main weapon. It is six feet long and contains a retractable blade at one end.
Samurai Jack's katana was created by the gods Odin, Ra and Rama. The katana was originally made to destroy Aku, the main antagonist of the show.
Blade, a dhampir (a human with vampiric powers) carries a hand-made titanium sword as his main weapon. The sword's edges are etched in acid.
The Winter Soldier's metal arm was created by Department X. The arm has many features which include super strength, electrical discharge, cybernetic defense and palm sensors.
The Pym particles discs were created by Hank Pym as part of the Ant-Man suit. The discs are used to enlarge and shrink objects.
Katana's soultaker sword extracts the souls of its victim. The sword also grants Katana the ability to communicate with the captured souls.
Gambit's weapons are a pack of cards that he charges using his mutant powers of bio-kinetic energy. He then uses these cards as explosives.