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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''.
16th Mar '16 5:40:05 AM johnnye
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12th Jan '16 4:26:56 PM nombretomado
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* In ''RuneScape'', the player can use a [[http://runescape.wikia.com/wiki/Barrelchest_anchor Barrelchest anchor]] as a weapon. Taken from the [[EverythingFades lack of a corpse]] of the [[WetwareCPU Barrelchest]] itself, the previous user.

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* In ''RuneScape'', ''VideoGame/RuneScape'', the player can use a [[http://runescape.wikia.com/wiki/Barrelchest_anchor Barrelchest anchor]] as a weapon. Taken from the [[EverythingFades lack of a corpse]] of the [[WetwareCPU Barrelchest]] itself, the previous user.
4th Jan '16 10:26:29 AM Doug86
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* ''[[GaiaOnline zOMG!]]'': Anchor Bugs and Sea Anchor Bugs launch their anchor heads at you. You can also get a recipe to make an Anchor for your avatar to wield in the game as well.

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* ''[[GaiaOnline ''[[Website/GaiaOnline zOMG!]]'': Anchor Bugs and Sea Anchor Bugs launch their anchor heads at you. You can also get a recipe to make an Anchor for your avatar to wield in the game as well.
14th Sep '15 3:10:13 AM Morgenthaler
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* The swung-on-a-chain version comes in to play at the end of an ''{{ESWAT}}'' level. You had to guess which height it would be swung at, and for some reason it was swung just right so the enemy could deflect your bullets.

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* The swung-on-a-chain version comes in to play at the end of an ''{{ESWAT}}'' ''VideoGame/{{ESWAT}}'' level. You had to guess which height it would be swung at, and for some reason it was swung just right so the enemy could deflect your bullets.
31st Aug '15 11:20:36 AM Andyroid
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* With the Throwing Anchor item, ''ShovelKnight'' can employ this trope. Treasure Knight uses an anchor as his WeaponOfChoice.

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* With the Throwing Anchor item, ''ShovelKnight'' ''VideoGame/ShovelKnight'' can employ this trope. Treasure Knight uses an anchor as his WeaponOfChoice.WeaponOfChoice.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Terraria}}'', fishing in a Hardmode world occasionally nets you an Anchor (either directly or from wooden crates) that can be used as a flail-like weapon.
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