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10th Oct '17 8:34:40 AM Malady
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* ''[[VideoGame/NinjaGaiden Ryu Hayabusa]]'' pulls this off near the end in his ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'' with [[{{VideoGame/Strider}} Strider Hiryu]][[spoiler:and fails in epic fashion.]]

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* ''[[VideoGame/NinjaGaiden Ryu Hayabusa]]'' pulls this off near the end in his ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'' with [[{{VideoGame/Strider}} Strider Hiryu]][[spoiler:and Hiryu]]�[[spoiler:and fails in epic fashion.]]
28th Sep '17 10:57:09 AM CJCroen1393
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* Naturally, plenty of flying animals battle each other in flight, where they are in their element.
3rd Sep '17 9:58:50 AM Tomodachi
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* Many of the aerial battles between Viltrumites end up like this in ''ComicBook/{{Invincible}}'', thanks to them being a race of {{Flying Brick]]s. One of the most destacable moments of this is the fight between [[BigBad Thragg]] and [[BloodKnight Battle Beast]], who fought a [[Main/{{Gorn}} bloody]] battle for days.

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* Many of the aerial battles between Viltrumites end up like this in ''ComicBook/{{Invincible}}'', thanks to them being a race of {{Flying Brick]]s.Brick}}s. One of the most destacable moments of this is the fight between [[BigBad Thragg]] and [[BloodKnight Battle Beast]], who fought a [[Main/{{Gorn}} bloody]] battle for days.
3rd Sep '17 9:56:40 AM Tomodachi
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* Many of the aerial battles between Viltrumites end up like this in ''ComicBook/{{Invincible}}'', thanks to them being a race of FlyingBricks. One of the most destacable moments of this is the fight between [[BigBad Thragg]] and [[BloodKnight Battle Beast]], who fought a [[Main/{{Gore}} bloody]] battle for days.

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* Many of the aerial battles between Viltrumites end up like this in ''ComicBook/{{Invincible}}'', thanks to them being a race of FlyingBricks. {{Flying Brick]]s. One of the most destacable moments of this is the fight between [[BigBad Thragg]] and [[BloodKnight Battle Beast]], who fought a [[Main/{{Gore}} [[Main/{{Gorn}} bloody]] battle for days.



* The demons of WebComic/MyBestFriendMarneao are capable of flying, making Marneao fight against demons in the sky. The battle between [[PunchClockVillain Nagore]] and [[FriendlyEnemy Giancarlo]] take place in the air, with the last one being about Marneao facing his former master, who was a demonic bird who looked like [[WesternAnimation/RegularShow Mordecai]].

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* The demons of WebComic/MyBestFriendMarneao ''WebComic/MyBestFriendMarneao'' are capable of flying, making Marneao fight against demons in the sky. The battle between [[PunchClockVillain Nagore]] and [[FriendlyEnemy Giancarlo]] take place in the air, with the last one being about Marneao facing his former master, who was a demonic bird who looked like [[WesternAnimation/RegularShow Mordecai]].



* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic abbreviates this trope to 'jousting' and lists it in one of his videos in the 'Top 11 Coolest Cliches'.

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* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic ''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic'' abbreviates this trope to 'jousting' and lists it in one of his videos in the 'Top 11 Coolest Cliches'.



* [[VideoGame/NinjaGaiden Ryu Hayabusa]] pulls this off near the end in his ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'' with [[{{VideoGame/Strider}} Strider Hiryu]][[spoiler:and fails in epic fashion.]]

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* [[VideoGame/NinjaGaiden ''[[VideoGame/NinjaGaiden Ryu Hayabusa]] Hayabusa]]'' pulls this off near the end in his ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'' with [[{{VideoGame/Strider}} Strider Hiryu]][[spoiler:and fails in epic fashion.]]
3rd Sep '17 9:51:47 AM Tomodachi
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* Many of the aerial battles between Viltrumites end up like this in ''ComicBook/{{Invincible}}'', thanks to them being a race of FlyingBricks. One of the most destacable moments of this is the fight between [[BigBad Thragg]] and [[BloodKnight Battle Beast]], who fought a [[Main/{{Gore}} bloody]] battle for days.


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* The demons of WebComic/MyBestFriendMarneao are capable of flying, making Marneao fight against demons in the sky. The battle between [[PunchClockVillain Nagore]] and [[FriendlyEnemy Giancarlo]] take place in the air, with the last one being about Marneao facing his former master, who was a demonic bird who looked like [[WesternAnimation/RegularShow Mordecai]].
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5th Aug '17 1:57:49 AM GrammarNavi
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A FightScene trope applied to two characters that can fly without using some sort of vehicle. AirJousting involves two combatants flying at each other at high speed and smashing together, much like Medieval knights on horses and can also be applied to characters riding flying mounts, such as [[DragonRider dragons]]. If the combatants have weapons that resemble actual lances it becomes even more like jousting. If both are covered with a SphereOfPower then they'll bounce off each other like very destructive glowing ping-pong balls.

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A FightScene trope applied to two characters that can fly without using some sort of vehicle. AirJousting Air Jousting involves two combatants flying at each other at high speed and smashing together, much like Medieval knights on horses and can also be applied to characters riding flying mounts, such as [[DragonRider dragons]]. If the combatants have weapons that resemble actual lances it becomes even more like jousting. If both are covered with a SphereOfPower then they'll bounce off each other like very destructive glowing ping-pong balls.



* Air Jousting is also one of the basic air-to-air engagement tactic in ''AirRivals''. B-Gears equipped with Air Bombing Mode will find that this tactic ''works'', and it ''works'' '''well''', [[GameBreaker especially]] with the low-reattack-but-heavy-damage-disher Bawoo-type missiles.

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* Air Jousting is also one of the basic air-to-air engagement tactic in ''AirRivals''.''VideoGame/AceOnline''. B-Gears equipped with Air Bombing Mode will find that this tactic ''works'', and it ''works'' '''well''', [[GameBreaker especially]] with the low-reattack-but-heavy-damage-disher Bawoo-type missiles.



* In ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaLordsOfShadow'', the PressXToNotDie segments of the final battle involve AirJousting with [[spoiler:Satan]].

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* In ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaLordsOfShadow'', the PressXToNotDie segments of the final battle involve AirJousting Air Jousting with [[spoiler:Satan]].



* In the first ''[[VideoGame/StarFox1 Star Fox]]'' for the {{SNES}}, the first battle with the [[http://starfox.neoseeker.com/wiki/Great_Commander Great Commander]] involves both it and Fox AirJousting repeatedly.

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* In the first ''[[VideoGame/StarFox1 Star Fox]]'' for the {{SNES}}, the first battle with the [[http://starfox.neoseeker.com/wiki/Great_Commander Great Commander]] involves both it and Fox AirJousting Air Jousting repeatedly.
28th Jul '17 5:08:01 AM SeptimusHeap
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* There is a skewed example in Creator/AAPessimal's ''{{Discworld}}'' tale ''Gap Year Adventures'', where rival superpowers Klatch and Ankh-Morpork are both developing their own sort-of-an Air Force. both monitor their rival air users in their own airspace, in a manner reminiscent of Nato and Warsaw Pact planes shadowing each other. Ankh-Morpork's winged horses are shadowed by Klatchian magic carpets while on agreed flight paths over Klatch. A Klatchian carpet pilot and an Ankh-Morporkian Pegasus rider decide to have a little fun by engaging in a mock dogfight over a remote oasis settlement, watched by people on the ground.

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* There is a skewed example in Creator/AAPessimal's ''{{Discworld}}'' ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' tale ''Gap Year Adventures'', where rival superpowers Klatch and Ankh-Morpork are both developing their own sort-of-an Air Force. both monitor their rival air users in their own airspace, in a manner reminiscent of Nato and Warsaw Pact planes shadowing each other. Ankh-Morpork's winged horses are shadowed by Klatchian magic carpets while on agreed flight paths over Klatch. A Klatchian carpet pilot and an Ankh-Morporkian Pegasus rider decide to have a little fun by engaging in a mock dogfight over a remote oasis settlement, watched by people on the ground.
30th Jun '17 6:59:48 AM CosmicFerret
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* Briefly in RevengeOfTheSith during Anakin and Obi-Wan's duel, the two attack each other while swinging on cables.

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* Briefly in RevengeOfTheSith ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'' during Anakin and Obi-Wan's duel, the two attack each other while swinging on cables.
21st Jun '17 4:58:27 PM AgProv
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* There is a skewed example in Creator/AAPessimal's ''{{Discworld}}'' tale ''Gap Year Adventures'', where rival superpowers Klatch and Ankh-Morpork are both developing their own sort-of-an Air Force. both monitor their rival air users in their own airspace, in a manner reminiscent of Nato and Warsaw Pact planes shadowing each other. Ankh-Morpork's winged horses are shadowed by Klatchian magic carpets while on agreed flight paths over Klatch. A Klatchian carpet pilot and an Ankh-Morporkian Pegasus rider decide to have a little fun by engaging in a mock dogfight over a remote oasis settlement, watched by people on the ground.
26th Apr '17 1:35:28 PM eroock
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