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30th May '17 2:40:44 PM HiddenWindshield
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* Pretty much all staves, wands and such rod-like items in the [[VideoGame/{{Heretic}} Serpent]] [[VideoGame/{{Hexen}} Riders]] trilogy. The sole exception is the SimpleStaff, the EmergencyWeapon of ''VideoGame/{{Heretic]]''.

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* Pretty much all staves, wands and such rod-like items in the [[VideoGame/{{Heretic}} Serpent]] [[VideoGame/{{Hexen}} Riders]] trilogy. The sole exception is the SimpleStaff, the EmergencyWeapon of ''VideoGame/{{Heretic]]''.''VideoGame/{{Heretic}}''.
14th Apr '17 6:54:25 AM Hanz
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* In ''Videogame/BatmanTheTelltaleSeries'', the main villain fights using a staff that fires concussive blasts.
21st Feb '17 5:21:18 PM nombretomado
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* ''CrisisCore: VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'' has Wutai soldiers using polearms that can flip around to be used as rifles.

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* ''CrisisCore: ''VideoGame/CrisisCore: VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'' has Wutai soldiers using polearms that can flip around to be used as rifles.
11th Jan '17 5:20:35 PM themisterfree
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* ''Series/PowerRangersZeo'' (and the source series, ''Series/ChorikiSentaiOhranger'') had the Gold/King Ranger's Golden Power Staff/King Stick, a battle staff that could draw energy into the sphere atop it, then fire spheres of energy at a target..
* ''Series/PowerRangersLostGalaxy'' (and the source series, ''Series/SeijuuSentaiGingaman'') had the Quasar Launchers, extending cudgels that could compress into bazooka weapons.

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* ''Series/PowerRangersZeo'' (and the source series, ''Series/ChorikiSentaiOhranger'') ''Series/ChourikiSentaiOhranger'') had the Gold/King Ranger's Golden Power Staff/King Stick, a battle staff that could draw energy into the sphere atop it, then fire spheres of energy at a target..
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''Series/PowerRangersLostGalaxy'' (and the source series, ''Series/SeijuuSentaiGingaman'') had the Quasar Launchers, extending cudgels that could compress into bazooka weapons.
11th Jan '17 5:20:05 PM themisterfree
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* ''Series/PowerRangersZeo'' (and the source series, ''Series/ChorikiSentaiOhranger'') had the Gold/King Ranger's Golden Power Staff/King Stick, a battle staff that could draw energy into the sphere atop it, then fire spheres of energy at a target..
3rd Dec '16 1:16:37 PM Iaculus
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** The eldar have fire-pikes, long staffs that shoot superheated... something, but they're crazy effective against tanks because of the heat.

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** The eldar have fire-pikes, long staffs directed fusion weapons designed for anti-tank work that shoot superheated... something, usually just look like long-barrelled guns, but they're crazy effective against tanks because have been interpreted by several of the heat.Games Workshop's model sculptors as fitting this trope instead.
19th Sep '16 7:25:02 PM BiffJr
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* In ''Film/ArmyOfDarkness'', Ash refers to his gun as a "Boom Stick", which according to this trope's definition, it is not. He is however talking to people from the middle ages, so to them, it would be seen as something magical and possibly... As a boomstick.
26th Jul '16 10:43:42 AM REV6Pilot
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* Any staff in the ''{{Heretic}}'' and ''VideoGame/{{Hexen}}'' series of games is a Boom Stick, due to the fact that those games are FPS.

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* Any staff Pretty much all staves, wands and such rod-like items in the ''{{Heretic}}'' and ''VideoGame/{{Hexen}}'' series of games [[VideoGame/{{Heretic}} Serpent]] [[VideoGame/{{Hexen}} Riders]] trilogy. The sole exception is a Boom Stick, due to the fact that those games are FPS.SimpleStaff, the EmergencyWeapon of ''VideoGame/{{Heretic]]''.
26th Jul '16 10:28:55 AM REV6Pilot
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* A good number of the weapons available in ''VideoGame/RealmsOfTheHaunting'', varying from daggers and swords to literal staves. They are all magical and recharge over time.
28th Jun '16 3:29:32 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''SaintsRow'' and its sequel, one of the most powerful weapons is the 'Pimp Cane' which is... well, a stick. With a built-in shotgun, which is obscenely powerful, capable of blowing up a car with two blasts or so. At impressive range, even...
* The Guardian class had these in ''TabulaRasa''; it was their class weapon capable of dealing considerable damage in hand to hand combat as well as firing type-specific ranged attacks. Electrical staves fired ball lightning, Incendiary staves fired... well, fireballs, and so on. You get the idea.
* Sort of inverted in ''Civilization IV'': while archers would draw short swords to fight in melee combat, longbowmen just smacked people around with their longbows, staff-style.

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* In ''SaintsRow'' ''VideoGame/SaintsRow'' and its sequel, one of the most powerful weapons is the 'Pimp Cane' which is... well, a stick. With a built-in shotgun, which is obscenely powerful, capable of blowing up a car with two blasts or so. At impressive range, even...
* The Guardian class had these in ''TabulaRasa''; ''VideoGame/TabulaRasa''; it was their class weapon capable of dealing considerable damage in hand to hand combat as well as firing type-specific ranged attacks. Electrical staves fired ball lightning, Incendiary staves fired... well, fireballs, and so on. You get the idea.
* Sort of inverted in ''Civilization ''VideoGame/{{Civilization}} IV'': while archers would draw short swords to fight in melee combat, longbowmen just smacked people around with their longbows, staff-style.



* Staves and wands in ''GuildWars'' often have properties that enhance spellcasting, but on their own, they just fire unguided magic projectiles. Like all other weapons in the game, you don't need training to use them, but they're much less effective if you don't have the proper attributes.

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* Staves and wands in ''GuildWars'' ''VideoGame/GuildWars'' often have properties that enhance spellcasting, but on their own, they just fire unguided magic projectiles. Like all other weapons in the game, you don't need training to use them, but they're much less effective if you don't have the proper attributes.
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