History Main / BladeSpam

1st Jul '16 1:25:35 PM StarSword
Is there an issue? Send a Message


*** Later Fate material introduced the Sakura Saber (a GenderFlip of [[TheShinsengumi Souji Okita]]), whose own signature move is the very similar yet fundamentally different '''Mumyou Sandanzuki'''; where both techniques are simultaneous triple attacks, Assassin's is a triple slash meant to be unavoidable, while Okita's is a triple thrust meant to be unblockable. Apparently, raping the fabric of reality with a sword is just a thing japanese swordsmen can do in this setting.

to:

*** Later Fate material introduced the Sakura Saber (a GenderFlip of [[TheShinsengumi [[UsefulNotes/TheShinsengumi Souji Okita]]), whose own signature move is the very similar yet fundamentally different '''Mumyou Sandanzuki'''; where both techniques are simultaneous triple attacks, Assassin's is a triple slash meant to be unavoidable, while Okita's is a triple thrust meant to be unblockable. Apparently, raping the fabric of reality with a sword is just a thing japanese swordsmen can do in this setting.
6th Apr '16 2:58:11 PM Eievie
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* '''Split-Second Blade Spam''': Where the attacks are pseudo-simultaneous - the observer cannot tell that there are multiple slashes being executed.

to:

* '''Split-Second Blade Spam''': Where the attacks are pseudo-simultaneous - the pseudo-simultaneous--the observer cannot tell that there are multiple slashes being executed.



Blade Spam is oftentimes the mark of MasterSwordsman-type characters (or the equivalent for [[WeaponOfChoice other kinds of weapon-users]]) in many works, and usually take the form of striking a given target from several different angles/directions - typically the eight cardinal and ordinal ones - [[SuperSpeed within the span of a second]].

SubTrope of SpamAttack. MoreDakka is the GunCounterpart, while BeamSpam is the laser/magic counterpart.. Compare StormOfBlades, for when ''several'' blades are rapidly ''thrown'' at the target. If someone does this unarmed, that's RapidFireFisticuffs.

to:

Blade Spam is oftentimes the mark of MasterSwordsman-type characters (or the equivalent for [[WeaponOfChoice other kinds of weapon-users]]) in many works, and usually take the form of striking a given target from several different angles/directions - typically angles/directions--typically the eight cardinal and ordinal ones - [[SuperSpeed ones--[[SuperSpeed within the span of a second]].

SubTrope of SpamAttack. MoreDakka is the GunCounterpart, while BeamSpam is the laser/magic counterpart..counterpart. Compare StormOfBlades, for when ''several'' blades are rapidly ''thrown'' at the target. If someone does this unarmed, that's RapidFireFisticuffs.
27th Mar '16 5:01:59 PM TheOneWhoTropes
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Anime/GurrenLagann'': Viral's Enki-series Gunmen have swords as their primary armament. Invokes this trope with two blades, then [[MultiArmedAndDangerous four]], then [[spoiler:''literally'' takes the trope UpToEleven with Viral's Tengen Toppa in ''Lagann-hen'', armed with thirteen swords (and a kanabo) simultaneously.]] Bonus points for having split-second {{Blade Lock}}s between spams.

to:

* ''Anime/GurrenLagann'': ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'': Viral's Enki-series Gunmen have swords as their primary armament. Invokes this trope with two blades, then [[MultiArmedAndDangerous four]], then [[spoiler:''literally'' takes the trope UpToEleven with Viral's Tengen Toppa in ''Lagann-hen'', armed with thirteen swords (and a kanabo) simultaneously.]] Bonus points for having split-second {{Blade Lock}}s between spams.
29th Jan '16 5:13:42 PM DarkMask
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In ''{{VideoGame/Bayonetta 2}}'', this is how the titular character's [[HellishHorse Demonic Unicorn]] [[SummonBiggerFish Summon]], Diomedes, finished off its enemies, by using the absolutely massive {{BFG}} it has as its horn to slice and dice them as part of a {{QTE}}.

to:

* In ''{{VideoGame/Bayonetta 2}}'', this is how the titular character's [[HellishHorse Demonic Unicorn]] [[SummonBiggerFish Summon]], Diomedes, finished off its enemies, by using the absolutely massive {{BFG}} it has as its horn to slice and dice them as part of a {{QTE}}.
[[ActionCommands Quick Time Event]].
29th Jan '16 5:12:43 PM DarkMask
Is there an issue? Send a Message



to:

* In ''{{VideoGame/Bayonetta 2}}'', this is how the titular character's [[HellishHorse Demonic Unicorn]] [[SummonBiggerFish Summon]], Diomedes, finished off its enemies, by using the absolutely massive {{BFG}} it has as its horn to slice and dice them as part of a {{QTE}}.
23rd Jan '16 11:26:08 PM Ghostninja109
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Anime/DigimonFrontier'' has [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti Korikakumon]], whose Avalanche Axes attack deals out many consecutive slashes, but the hits all connect at once.

to:

* ''Anime/DigimonFrontier'' has [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti Korikakumon]], whose Avalanche Axes attack deals out many consecutive slashes, but the hits all connect at once.




to:

* ''Anime/DigimonFrontier'' has [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti Korikakumon]], whose Avalanche Axes attack deals out many consecutive slashes, but the hits all connect at once.
17th Jan '16 5:31:39 AM Underachiever
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** The 4th edition mid-level ranger exploit "Blade Cascade" originally allowed a properly {{dual wielding}} ranger to once per day simply keep attacking a target until it dropped or they missed (whichever happened first), ''all as one action''. It was later errataed to allow a maximum of five such attacks, period.
11th Jan '16 10:46:06 AM foxmccloud4387
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

*** In the later video games ''VideoGame/FateUnlimitedCodes'' and ''VideoGame/FateGrandOrder'', Heracles is capable of using Nine Lives; however, due to being summoned under the Berserker class and thus losing his motor skills, he can only use it as a Split-Second Blade Spam (compressing a hundred slashes into the span of a few seconds) instead of its true usage above.
5th Jan '16 2:31:59 AM ExeloMinish
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

*** Later Fate material introduced the Sakura Saber (a GenderFlip of [[TheShinsengumi Souji Okita]]), whose own signature move is the very similar yet fundamentally different '''Mumyou Sandanzuki'''; where both techniques are simultaneous triple attacks, Assassin's is a triple slash meant to be unavoidable, while Okita's is a triple thrust meant to be unblockable. Apparently, raping the fabric of reality with a sword is just a thing japanese swordsmen can do in this setting.
11th Dec '15 11:18:00 AM Pichu-kun
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Fate of the ''Anime/LyricalNanoha'' franchise is capable of doing this with her SuperSpeed and LaserBlade. When she does it, the viewers will only see the aftermath of her slashes after she dashes past the target. Specific instances include her SpeedBlitz against [[QuirkyMinibossSquad Numbers]] {{Cyborg}} [[EmotionlessGirl Sette]] that left Sette's {{Battle Boomerang}}s in pieces, and her first attack on [[HeroKiller Huckebein's]] [[AnAxeToGrind Deville]] that left him littered with slash wounds.

to:

* Fate of the ''Anime/LyricalNanoha'' ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' franchise is capable of doing this with her SuperSpeed and LaserBlade. When she does it, the viewers will only see the aftermath of her slashes after she dashes past the target. Specific instances include her SpeedBlitz against [[QuirkyMinibossSquad Numbers]] {{Cyborg}} [[EmotionlessGirl Sette]] that left Sette's {{Battle Boomerang}}s in pieces, and her first attack on [[HeroKiller Huckebein's]] [[AnAxeToGrind Deville]] that left him littered with slash wounds.
This list shows the last 10 events of 76. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.BladeSpam