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5th Jun '17 9:48:10 AM EponymousKid
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* With the Throwing Anchor item, ''VideoGame/ShovelKnight'' can employ this trope. Treasure Knight uses an anchor as his WeaponOfChoice.

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* With the Throwing Anchor item, The title character of ''VideoGame/ShovelKnight'' can employ this trope. use the Throwing Anchor relic, allowing him to toss a small anchor in an arc. Treasure Knight uses an anchor on a chain, fired from his ArmCannon, as his WeaponOfChoice.WeaponOfChoice.
28th May '17 10:42:31 PM Gatordragon24
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* Makoa from ''VideoGame/{{Paladins}}'' wields a dredge anchor that he uses in both varieties. His normal anchor attack is of the EpicFlail variant, hooking enemies and dragging them towards him while his ultimate lets him use it like a huge melee weapon.
7th May '17 12:45:03 PM EponymousKid
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* Chosokabe Motochika in ''VideoGame/SengokuBasara'' wields his one handed and surfs through the air on it while it's on fire. Functionally it's used in equal parts as a flail or as a giant bludgeon/spear.

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* Chosokabe Motochika in ''VideoGame/SengokuBasara'' wields his one handed and surfs through the air on it while it's on fire. Functionally it's used in equal parts as a flail or as a giant bludgeon/spear.halberd.
18th Apr '17 7:52:46 PM Lopiny
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* ''Videogame/DarkestDungeon'': The Drowned Crew were done in by a cursed anchor that tied them up in its chain and pulled them into the depths, and they will use it against you in a similar manner by tossing it at you and tying you up in the chain, forcing you to experience their drowning demise.
26th Feb '17 5:24:13 PM Lopiny
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* ''Videogame/SaltAndSanctuary'': The Castaway's Greatadze is the result of a castaway with both great strength and a knack for improvisation finding themselves only with his skiff's anchor to fend off the island's horrors. It's been appropriately modified and sharpened for ease of use, and as a result is one of the better axes in the game.
12th Jan '17 12:20:56 PM MurlocAggroB
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* Admiral Swiggins, a playable character in ''{{VideoGame/Awesomenauts}}'', wields an anchor. He can use it to reel himself forward or drop it and chain enemies to the ground. He probably took some inspiration from the Nautilus and Tidehunter examples above.



8th Jan '17 9:41:57 AM nombretomado
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* One of the mercanary factions in ''[[{{IronKingdoms}} Warmachine]]'' is a group of pirates. Their warjacks (giant robots about 12+ feet tall) tend to wield anchors as weapons (or carry ship cannons as ranged weapons). Justified in that their warjacks tend to be built out of parts salvaged from wrecked ships, either their own or their unfortunate opponents, whichever is available.

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* One of the mercanary mercenary factions in ''[[{{IronKingdoms}} ''[[TabletopGame/IronKingdoms Warmachine]]'' is a group of pirates. Their warjacks (giant robots about 12+ feet tall) tend to wield anchors as weapons (or carry ship cannons as ranged weapons). Justified in that their warjacks tend to be built out of parts salvaged from wrecked ships, either their own or their unfortunate opponents, whichever is available.
29th Dec '16 7:19:09 PM TheCuza
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* ''VideoGame/{{Pokemon}}'' has Dhelmise, a [[OurGhostsAreDifferent haunted seaweed clutching an anchor]]. Fittingly, it has a SecretArt named Anchor Shot.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Pokemon}}'' ''VideoGame/PokemonSunAndMoon'' has Dhelmise, a [[OurGhostsAreDifferent haunted seaweed clutching an anchor]]. Fittingly, it has a SecretArt named Anchor Shot.Shot.
* Roadhog from ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'' normally throws a large hook on a chain at targets to [[YouWillNotEvadeMe pull them in close]] for easy blasting with his extremely ShortRangeShotgun. Some of his alternate skins change his AnimalMotif from pig to shark, and replace the hook with an anchor.
13th Dec '16 8:56:16 AM BossKey
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* ''VideoGame/{{Pokemon}}'' has Dhelmise, a [[OurGhostsAreDifferent haunted seaweed clutching an anchor]]. Fittingly, it has a SecretArt named Anchor Shot.
16th Jun '16 10:59:14 AM CL
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* In ''WesternAnimation/SharkTale'' Frankie is crushed to death by an anchor.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/SharkTale'' Frankie is crushed to death by an anchor.anchor in ''WesternAnimation/SharkTale''.
* The mermaid's [[SirensAreMermaids entranced]] minion uses an anchor to murder most of the victims in ''Nymph[=/=]Killer Mermaid''.
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