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  • Artifacts
    • The Admonition
      • Star Trek: Picard 2019 TV Series
        • Artifact left on the planet Aia, the Grief Planet, by an advanced civilization as a warning about the dangers of artificial lifeforms. (Season 1 episode Broken Pieces)
    • The Ark Of Ul Qoma
      • The City And The City 2018 TV Series
        • Mysterious artifact. Nobody knows what it is, why it was made. Bowden says it may not even be Ul Qoman. The sublime craftsmanship, the mathematical perfection of its lines, the mysterious alloy that it's made from, these things speak to us of a distant Golden Age. And this symbol is so ancient that it bears the shadow of the first writings from a time before mankind's split with the natural world. All over the ancient world, similar signs represent a kind of overture, an invitation.
    • The Artifact
      • Eureka 2006 TV Series
        • The Artifact is the last remaining object from the universe that existed before the Big Bang. It gives off massive amounts of radiation that make it dangerous for anyone to approach it and there isn't advanced enough technology to be able to track the radiation. The Artifact itself exists outside of space-time. It serves as an antenna for the Akashic Field, a zero-point subspace nexus for all the knowledge of the universe. (Season 1 episode Once in a Lifetime)
    • Batteries
      • Roadside Picnic 1971 Literature
        • A round black stick (also called So-So) that produced endless energy and can be used to power vehicles instead of an engine. Small, easily portable, and able to replicate through a process similar to cell division. Its power to propel vehicles appears to last indefinitely. A Stalker is said to get 20 for on the market for a battery while the price in Europe is 100.
    • The Bertinelli Diamond
      • Birds Of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn) 2020 Film
        • Fifteen years ago, one of the wealthiest mafia families in Gotham was gunned down. It was a power grab. But the real target was the Bertinellis’ super-secret offshore bank accounts, the details of which were said to be encoded in the atomic structure of a 30-carat diamond. The rock was lost, and with it, the only key to the Bertinelli fortune.
    • Black Sprays
      • Roadside Picnic 1971 Literature
        • Black beads that are sometimes used in jewelery. A ray of light shone into one of these beads will be delayed in time and distorted. The transmission of the light is delayed depending on the bead's weight, size, and several other parameters. The light which exits the bead is always less than what entered. No other known properties.
    • Blind Eye Of Thirdarra
    • Casket Of Ancient Winters
      • Thor 2011 Film
        • Enchanted container filled with frosty winds, visible in the Asgard weapons vault.
    • The Cataclyst
      • Ready Player One 2011 Literature
        • A sort of magical bomb that could be used only once. When detonated, it would kill every single avatar and NPC in the sector, including its owner.
    • Chachapoyan Fertility Idol
    • Circle of Ice Diamonds
      • Batman 1966 TV Series
        • Famous jewelry. Batman and Robin attempt to thwart Mr. Freeze's plans to steal the Circle of Ice Diamonds, and are frozen in their steps by a deadly ice-gun. (Episode: Rats Like Cheese)
    • Cloak Of Ban Da'id
      • The LEGO Movie 2014 Animated Film
        • Ancient artifact that President Business mentions, from his relic collection. Actually a band-aid. "Nobody knows where this stuff comes from."
    • Coeur De La Mer
      • NewsRadio 1995 TV Series
        • The biggest blue diamond in the world. Based on the Heart of the Ocean, the fictional blue diamond from the 1997 film Titanic. (Season 4 episode Sinking Ship)
    • The Copper Key
      • Ready Player One 2011 Literature
        • Key required to enter the first gate in Halliday's egg contest, hidden in a simulation of the Tomb of Horrors Dungeons & Dragons module on the planet Ludus in the OASIS
    • The Crystal Skull Of Horowitz
    • Death Lamp
      • Roadside Picnic 1971 Literature
        • "Eight years ago a Stalker by the name of Stefan Norman, nicknamed Four-Eyes, brought out an apparatus from the Zone that, as far as can be judged, was some kind of ray-emitting system fatal to earth organisms. This Four-Eyes offered the apparatus to the Institute. They did not agree on the price. Four-eyes re-entered the Zone and never came out again. The present whereabouts of the apparatus is unknown. People at the Institute are still tearing their hair out over failing to buy it, and now are offering any amount for it that could be written on a check."
    • Dick The Tramp
      • Roadside Picnic 1971 Literature
        • Never actually seen, this artifact (if that is even what it is) seems to cause noise and shaking inside the industrial plant in the Zone. A Nobel Prize winning scientist jokes that it could be a wind-up toy that a Visitor child accidentally left behind. Possibly the only long term 'inhabitant' of the Zone.
    • The Emerald Of The Eclipse 
    • Empties
      • Roadside Picnic 1971 Literature
        • Two copper discs the size of Frisbees, about a quarter inch thick, which permanently maintain an empty space of a foot and a half between each other. It is unknown how the two discs are attracted to each other or what holds them in place. No force seems to be able to push them closer together or pull them apart. It is possible to pass any object through the empty space between the two discs. The device seems to possess no other unusual properties and has the mass of two copper discs of the appropriate size. Possibly a type of a container. One unique specimen, the "full empty," has been found, "filled" with blue liquid. The blue substance sifted cloudily in slow streams between the discs, like a glass jar with blue syrup inside. The "full" specimen was too heavy for one strong man to move, and almost too heavy for two men to move. The novel states that a Stalker can get 400 for an empty w
    • The Enchanted Golden Helmet Of Pharnoor
      • ThunderCats 1985 Animated Series
        • Mumm-Ra steals Wizz-Ra's helmet that bestows on its wearer the greatest power in the universe - the power to control minds. (Season 1 episode Dimension Doom)
    • Eternal Flame
      • Thor 2011 Film
        • Mystical flame that cannot be extinguished, visible in the Asgard weapons vault.
    • The Evil Harp Of Charr-nin
      • ThunderCats 1985 Animated Series
        • Magical harp that the ThunderKittens discover that releases Charr-Nin, a genie who has been imprisoned inside. (Season 1 episode The Evil Harp of Charr-nin)
    • Eye Of Agamotto
      • Thor 2011 Film
        • Mystic artifact wielded by supreme sorcerers of Earth visible in the Asgard weapons vault.
    • Eye of Odin
      • Gargoyles 1994 Animated Series
        • Priceless artifact in Xanatos' private collection, which he donates to the city, and then steals back. (Season 1 episode The Edge)
    • The Eye Of Thundera
      • ThunderCats 1985 Animated Series
        • Red orb embedded in Lion-O's Sword of Omens with the ability to summon other ThunderCats, as well as "sight beyond sight". (Season 1 episode Exodus)
    • The Feldheimer Stone
    • The Fleece Crested Scepter Of Q-Teep
      • The LEGO Movie 2014 Animated Film
        • Ancient artifact that President Business mentions, from his relic collection. Actually a Q-Tip cotton swab, which, along with the The Po-Lish Remover of Na-il (nail polish remover), he uses to erase Good Cop's face. "Nobody knows where this stuff comes from."
    • The Fregosi Emerald
      • The Munsters 1964 TV Series
        • Famous gem. Eddie gives Marilyn a ring he found in the attic as a birthday present. Grandpa recognizes it as the Fregosi Emerald, a centuries-old ring with a Transylvanian curse. (Episode: The Fregosi Emerald)
    • Fyndoro's Tablet Of Finding
      • Ready Player One 2011 Literature
        • An ultrapowerful artifact that goes up for auction. A flat circle of polished black stone with one very simple power - "Once a day, its owner could write any avatar's name on its surface, and the tablet would display that avatar's location at that exact moment. However, this power had range limitations. If you were in a different OASIS sector than the avatar you were trying to find, the tablet would tell you only which sector your target was currently in. If you were already in the same sector, the tablet would tell you what planet your target was currently on (or closest to, if they were out in space). If you were already on the same planet as your target when you used the tablet, it would show you their exact coordinates on a map."
    • Gato De Diablo
    • The Golden Ball/sphere
      • Roadside Picnic 1971 Literature
        • Artifact Burbridge claims to have found: "The Golden Ball," said Burbridge. "I found it. There were so many tales about it. I spun a few myself. That it would grant your every wish. Any wish, hah! If that were true, I sure wouldn't be here. I'd be living high on the hog in Europe. Swimming in dough."
    • Golden Sphere
      • Roadside Picnic 1971 Literature
        • Also known as the Wish Machine, this universally coveted artifact allegedly grants a wish of a person standing in front of it. It is a copper-colored sphere located behind a bulldozer at the entrance to a quarry inside the Zone. To reach it requires at least two people: The first person will be killed by a phenomenon called the "Meat Grinder" (located next to the bulldozer) which twists and crushes the person until what is left resembles ground meat. Killing someone in this fashion deactivates the Meat Grinder for some time. While the Meat Grinder is dormant, the second person can safely reach the Golden Sphere and make a wish. The Stalker known as Buzzard supposedly made multiple wishes that came true including wishing for a grown son and daughter. Redrick describes his impression of the Wish Machine as: "It lay at the foot of the quarry's far wall, cosily resting amidst piles of rocks.
    • The Gyrth Chalice
      • Campion 1989 TV Series
        • A mediaeval relic, which for hundreds of years has been in the care of the Gyrth family at the village of Sanctuary, is threatened by an international gang of art thieves. (Season 1 episode Look to the Lady)
    • Hayata's Beta Capsule
    • Heart Of The Ocean
    • The Heart Of The Ocean
      • Titanic 1997 Film
        • Fictional blue diamond, a 56 carat diamond that was originally owned by Louis XVI and cut into a heart shape after the French Revolution.
    • Hofund
      • Thor 2011 Film
        • a.k.a. The Bifrost Sword, the Asgardian sword Heimdall uses to activate the switch that opens the Bifrost Bridge.
      • Thor: The Dark World 2013 Film
        • a.k.a. The Bifrost Sword, the Asgardian sword Heimdall uses to activate the switch that opens the Bifrost Bridge.
      • Thor: Ragnarok 2017 Film
        • a.k.a. The Bifrost Sword, the Asgardian sword Skurge uses to activate the switch that opens the Bifrost Bridge.
    • Horn of Abraxas
      • Mandy 2018 Film
        • The stone flute Brother Swan uses to summon the Black Skulls
    • Hurlian Stone
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Artifact Rygel mentions while haggling on an alien planet. Rygel: You know, you only expose your ignorance if you don't concede knowledge of the Hurlian Stone." (Premiere episode)
    • Infinity Gauntlet
      • Thor 2011 Film
        • A glove encrusted with infinity stones, visible in the Asgard weapons vault.
    • Itchers
      • Roadside Picnic 1971 Literature
        • A few centimetres in diameter. Squeezing it several times causes strange effects in a radius of a few hundred yards. Dogs start howling and barking as they sense its activation, before humans notice any effects. It affects humans in different ways: some get nose-bleeds, others starts hysterically screaming, some fall into deep depression, others go berserk, and some panic.
    • The Kragle
      • The LEGO Movie 2014 Animated Film
        • The most powerful super weapon, actually a tube of Krazy Glue, that can only be stopped with the piece of resistance, which is the missing cap.
    • Magic Invisible Destroying Rod
      • We Can Remember It For You Wholesale 1966 Literature
        • Douglas Quail: "They also gave me a magic invisible destroying rod," Quail mumbled, eyes totally shut now. "That's how I killed that man on Mars you sent me to take out. It's in my drawer along with the box of Martian maw-worms and dried-up plant life."
    • Mergenberg Crown
      • Batman 1966 TV Series
        • False Face steals the Mergenberg Crown, replacing it with a replica, then gasses Gotham Guardians and then epoxies them to subway tracks (with quick setting plastic cement) as a train approaches. (Episode: Holy Rat Race)
      • Avengers: Infinity War 2018 Film
        • Yellow infinity stone. One of the six elemental crystals that the Big Bang sent hurling across the virgin universe, each controlling an essential aspect of existence.
      • Avengers: Endgame 2019 Film
        • The yellow Infinity Stone. Thanos uses the Infinity Stones a second time, this time to destroy the stones. During Operation Time Heist, the Avengers retrieve alternate versions of the stones from past timelines.
    • Mjolnir
      • Iron Man 2 2010 Film
        • Thor's hammer makes it's first appearance in the MCU during the post credit scene in Iron Man 2, when S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Phil Coulson drives to a remote impact crater in the New Mexico desert.
      • Thor 2011 Film
        • Odin: Thor Odinson, my heir, my first-born. So long entrusted with the mighty hammer, Mjolnir. Forged in the heart of a dying star. It's power has no equal! as a weapon to destroy, or as a tool to build. It is a fit companion for a King.
      • Marvel's The Avengers 2012 Film
        • Thor uses his magic hammer Mjolnir against Captain America and Iron Man, though it is unable to break Captain America's vibranium shield.
      • Avengers: Age Of Ultron 2015 Film
        • Thor's magic hammer, which only the worthy can lift, which apparently includes Vision. Thor: He can wield the hammer, he can keep the Mind Stone. It's safe with the Vision.
      • Luke Cage 2016 TV Series
        • Thor's hammer, referenced on multiple occasions. Street vendor selling footage of the Battle of New York mentions it. (Season 1 episode Moment of Truth). Detective Rafael Scarfe mentions it. (Season 1 episode Who's Gonna Take the Weight?) Claire's Mami mentions it. (Season 1 episode Just to Get a Rep)
      • Avengers: Endgame 2019 Film
        • Thor's magic hammer, previously destroyed by Hela in Thor: Ragnarok. However Thor retrieves it from Asgard in the past.
    • Mystical Amulets
    • The Orb Of Agamotto
      • Thor 2011 Film
        • The Orb of Agamotto can be seen among the treasures in Odin's treasure chamber.
    • The Orb of Isis
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Artifact at Treasures of Isis, the new museum exhibit at the Springsonian Museum that Lisa wants to attend. Apparently it is quote mysterious, no one knowing what it actually is - until Homer and Lisa sneak into after hours and Homer knocks it over, revealing it to be a music box. (Season 9 episode Lost Our Lisa)
      • Ready Player One 2018 Film
        • Level 99 magic artifact activated by a magic spell that i-ROk sells to Nolan, creates an impenetrable magic shield that only be taken down by a magic spell
    • Orb Of Tee-te-list
      • The LEGO Movie 2014 Animated Film
        • Ancient artifact that Bad Cop sends crashing through the building during the assault on Cloud Cuckoo Land, actually a Titleist golf ball.
    • Pandora's Box
      • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider - The Cradle Of Life 2003 Film
        • Ancient artifact. "In 2200 B.C., an Egyptian Pharaoh found a place he named the Cradle of Life where life began, and there he found the box which brought life to earth. The Pharaoh opened the box, but all that was left inside was Ramante, or empty life, the plague which came as the companion to life."
    • Pins
      • Roadside Picnic 1971 Literature
        • Slightly blue and occasionally spattered with other colors-yellow, red, and green. When squeezed with fingers, a few pins generated "weak red bolts illuminating the pin that were suddenly replaced by slower green pulses." The majority required special machines to cause this effect. Unknown functionality.
    • The Po-Lish Remover Of Na-il
      • The LEGO Movie 2014 Animated Film
        • Ancient artifact that President Business mentions, from his relic collection. Actually a bottle of nail polish remover, which, along with The Fleece Crested Scepter of Q-Teep (Q-Tip cotton swab), he uses to erase Good Cop's face."Nobody knows where this stuff comes from."
    • Power Stone
      • Guardians Of The Galaxy 2014 Film
        • The purple Infinity Stone, hidden for millennia on the planet Morag inside the Orb, until found by Star-Lord. Eventually given to the Nova Corps for safe-keeping.
      • Avengers: Infinity War 2018 Film
        • Purple infinity stone. One of the six elemental crystals that the Big Bang sent hurling across the virgin universe, each controlling an essential aspect of existence. Thanos retrieved the Power Stone from the Nova Corps, adding it to his Infinity Gauntlet and using it with the other five Infinity Stones to eliminate half of all life in the universe.
      • Avengers: Endgame 2019 Film
        • Purple Infinity Stone. Thanos uses the Infinity Stones a second time, this time to destroy the stones. During Operation Time Heist, the Avengers retrieve alternate versions of the stones from past timelines.
    • Rat's Eye
      • ThunderCats 1985 Animated Series
        • Ratar-O claims that the Eye of Thunderra is no match for the Rat's Eye, but Lion-O proves him wrong.(Season 1 episode Feliner)
      • Avengers: Infinity War 2018 Film
        • Red Infinity Stone. One of the six elemental crystals that the Big Bang sent hurling across the virgin universe, each controlling an essential aspect of existence.
      • Avengers: Endgame 2019 Film
        • Red Infinity Stone. Thanos uses the Infinity Stones a second time, this time to destroy the stones. During Operation Time Heist, the Avengers retrieve alternate versions of the stones from past timelines.
    • Ring
      • Roadside Picnic 1971 Literature
        • Very rare or possibly unique item. Redrick found one in the novel. It referred to have the size of an actual "ring", and once spun, it never stops, seemingly defying the first law of thermodynamics.
    • Schuhart's Jar
      • Roadside Picnic 1971 Literature
        • The full empty that Red brings back from the zone: "But you'll go down in science. That's what they'll call it, 'Schuhart's jar.' Like the sound of it?"
    • The Serpent's Eye
      • Mandy 2018 Film
        • Artifact from the book Seeker Of The Serpent's Eye that Mandy reads
    • The Slaghoople
      • Scoob! 2020 Animated Film
        • The artifact known as the Slaghoople is actually the third skull of Cerberus that Dick Dastardly seeks.
    • Sling Ring
      • Doctor Strange 2016 Film
        • Device that allows travel throughout the multiverse. All you need to do is focus. Visualize. See the destination in your mind. Look beyond the world in front of you. Imagine every detail. The clearer the picture, the quicker and easier the gateway will come.
    • Snakehole Sapphire
      • Avengers: Infinity War 2018 Film
        • Orange Infinity Stone. One of the six elemental crystals that the Big Bang sent hurling across the virgin universe, each controlling an essential aspect of existence.
      • Avengers: Endgame 2019 Film
        • The orange Infinity Stone. Thanos uses the Infinity Stones a second time, this time to destroy the stones. During Operation Time Heist, the Avengers retrieve alternate versions of the stones from past timelines.
    • Space Stone
      • Thor 2011 Film
        • Blue Infinity Stone, seen inside the Tesseract during Nick Fury's end credit scene.
      • Marvel's The Avengers 2012 Film
        • Blue Infinity Stone inside the Tesseract). The Tesseract has awakened. The key to unlimited sustainable energy. And weapons.
      • Avengers: Infinity War 2018 Film
        • Blue Infinity Stone. One of the six elemental crystals that the Big Bang sent hurling across the virgin universe, each controlling an essential aspect of existence.
      • Avengers: Endgame 2019 Film
        • Blue Infinity Stone. Thanos uses the Infinity Stones a second time, this time to destroy the stones. During Operation Time Heist, the Avengers retrieve alternate versions of the stones from past timelines.
    • The Spear Of Longinus
      • Hellboy 2004 Film
        • Legendary spear that supposedly pierced the body of Christ while on the cross, that Hitler acquires in 1938, increasing his power tenfold.
    • The Star of Arabian
    • The Star Of Kashmire
    • The Sun Seeder 
      • Tin Man 2007 TV Series
        • Machine Azkadellia plans to use to lock the O.Z.'s two suns in place behind the moon during an upcoming eclipse, covering the land in permanent darkness.
    • Tablet Of Life And Time
      • Thor 2011 Film
        • Mystic artifact that can extend one's lifetime, visible in the Asgard weapons vault.
    • Tan Zhekran
      • Star Trek: Picard 2019 TV Series
        • Narek's Romulan puzzle box, which he attempts to use to poison Soji with radiation. (Season 1 episode The Impossible Box)
    • Tesseract
      • Doctor Strange 2016 Film
        • Green Infinity Stone contained inside the Eye of Agamotto, under the protection of the Masters of the Mystic Arts, who swore to protect it.
      • Avengers: Infinity War 2018 Film
        • Green infinity stone. One of the six elemental crystals that the Big Bang sent hurling across the virgin universe, each controlling an essential aspect of existence.
      • Avengers: Endgame 2019 Film
        • Green Infinity Stone. Thanos uses the Infinity Stones a second time, this time to destroy the stones. During Operation Time Heist, the Avengers retrieve alternate versions of the stones from past timelines.
    • The Time-Knife
      • The Good Place 2016 TV Series
        • Artifact Chidi gets a short glimpse of while in the International Hole of Pancakes. (Season 3 episode Chidi Sees the Time-Knife)
    • The Triangle of Light
      • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider 2001 Film
        • Artifact stamped with the All-Seeing Eye that grants its possessor the power to control time. "It was forged from metal found in the crater of a meteor that had fallen to earth at the exact moment of the previous alignment of the nine planets. The People of the Light built a great city in this crater where they worshiped the triangle for its ability to control time. It gave its possessor a power that could be used for good or great evil. Their abuse of this power led to the destruction of the city. To be sure no man would ever again wield this power, the triangle was split into two pieces and hid at opposite ends of the earth."
    • The Ultimate Cube
    • Von Bornstein Family Jewels
    • Warlock's Eye
      • Thor 2011 Film
        • Mystic artifact that can control people's minds, visible in the Asgard weapons vault.
    • Wriggling Magnet
      • Roadside Picnic 1971 Literature
        • Very rare or possibly unique item. Removed from the Zone by Stalker nicknamed Buzzard. Redrick suspects that Buzzard was granted a wish by the Golden Sphere to be able to safely retrieve and remove this unique item since it could not otherwise be reached without being killed. This theory is supported by the fact that Buzzard mentions to Redrick in the second act, "I've been to places you could only dream of". As Redrick was one of the most talented Stalkers, having explored most of the Zone, it would seem to imply that Buzzard used a wish to enter otherwise inaccessible areas of the Zone. Functionality unknown.
    • Zemeckis Cube


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