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10th Apr '18 4:28:26 AM REV6Pilot
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* In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime'', the weapon you start out with as Young Link is a slingshot. Oddly, ''grown-up'' Link in ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Twilight Princess]]'' also gets a slingshot to play with the village kids, and it's obviated halfway through the second dungeon combat-wise.[[note]]It remains useful for small tasks such as hitting switches and Skulltulas when you don't want to waste arrows.[[/note]] It reappears in ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword Skyward Sword]]'', where it is more useful. ''VideoGame/HyruleTotalWar'' has Kokiri {{Child Soldier}}s armed with slingshots.

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* In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime'', the weapon you start out with as Young Link is a slingshot. Oddly, ''grown-up'' Link in ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Twilight Princess]]'' also gets a slingshot to play with the village kids, and it's obviated halfway through the second dungeon combat-wise.[[note]]It remains useful a good utility for small tasks such as hitting switches and Skulltulas when you don't want to waste arrows.[[/note]] It reappears in ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword Skyward Sword]]'', where it is more useful. ''VideoGame/HyruleTotalWar'' has Kokiri {{Child Soldier}}s armed with slingshots.



* ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}'' has the dart gun, which you can construct using a paint gun, surgical tubing, toy car and [[PoisonedWeapons radscorpian's poison gland]]. As the name suggests it fires darts, much like a crossbow; however it is much more like a slingshot with a trigger in it's construction (using surgical tubing rather than a bow). The poison bit made it a GameBreaker as it made [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Deathclaws]] into cripples unable to move more than a snail's pace.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}'' has the dart gun, which you can construct using a paint gun, surgical tubing, toy car and [[PoisonedWeapons radscorpian's radscorpion's poison gland]]. As the name suggests it fires darts, much like a crossbow; crossbow, however it is much more like a slingshot with a trigger in it's its construction (using surgical tubing rather than a bow). The poison bit made makes it a GameBreaker GameBreaker, as it made makes anything that attacks in melee, even [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Deathclaws]] Deathclaws]], into cripples unable to move at more than a snail's pace.
11th Feb '18 6:17:52 PM ImpudentInfidel
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* In the first half of season one of ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'' Ezra uses an energy slingshot. It's almost entirely useless (being the only weapon in the series that Stormtrooper armor actually protects against) and he abandons it pretty quickly.

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* In the first half of season one of ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'' Ezra uses an energy slingshot. It's almost entirely useless (being the only weapon in the series that Stormtrooper armor actually protects against) against; throwing fruit explicitly does more damage) and he abandons it pretty quickly.
8th Feb '18 10:33:53 AM BattleMaster
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* In ''VideoGame/HorizonZeroDawn'', slinshots are used by Aloy to fire grenades of various types.
17th Nov '17 10:20:39 PM Landmark520
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** Bart's slingshot and the connection with Dennis was [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] and [[DiscreditedTrope mocked]] by a group of tweenaged friends of Lisa in "Summer of 4 Ft. 2"
-->"Who does he think he is, with that slingshot in his back pocket? Dennis the Menace?"
31st Aug '17 11:50:25 AM HalcyonDayz
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* ''VideoGame/{{LIT}}'''s protagonist, Jake, has one that he can use to shatter windows to let light in through, and also break electric appliances (computers, TVs, lamps) to control the power usage in the room he's traversing. Pellets come individually and have to be carefully rationed, and they're single use.

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* ''VideoGame/{{LIT}}'''s protagonist, Jake, has one that he can use to shatter windows to let light in through, and also break electric appliances (computers, TVs, [=TVs=], lamps) to control the power usage in the room he's traversing. Pellets come individually and have to be carefully rationed, and they're single use.



* [[http://www.youtube.com/user/joergsprave?feature=results_main Jörg Sprave's Slingshot Channel]] has been proving for years that slingshots are not just toys. Within the catalog are monsters such as a machete firing slingshot, a pump-action slingshot, and a slingshot [[GatlingGood gatling gun]]. Even the more basic models are more than strong enough to pierce coconuts and go straight through 30 centimeters of ballistic gellatin, and his smallest slingshot yet can break a solid champagne bottle.

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/user/joergsprave?feature=results_main Jörg Sprave's Slingshot Channel]] has been proving for years that slingshots are not just toys. Within the catalog are monsters such as a machete firing slingshot, a pump-action slingshot, and a slingshot [[GatlingGood gatling gun]]. Even the more basic models are more than strong enough to pierce coconuts and go straight through 30 centimeters of ballistic gellatin, gelatin, and his smallest slingshot yet can break a solid champagne bottle.
19th Jul '17 4:14:49 AM Willbyr
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* Usopp from ''Manga/OnePiece''. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in that he's an ImprobableWeaponUser and customizer; it's much easier to make custom slingshot bullets than pistol or musket bullets. Taken UpToEleven with Kabuto, his giant slingshot introduced in Enies Lobby. He can snipe people at distances far beyond the reach of Marine guns. Its range is explained by the use of Dials from Skypeia (sea-shells that count as bio-tech for those not familiar with the series), along with the five bands it uses to fire ammo. It's stated that the bands cause the ammo to spin in the air, in effect giving his slingshot a rifling effect. This is significant as the guns in the series use ball ammo and no rifling.

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* Usopp from ''Manga/OnePiece''. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] {{Justified|Trope}} in that he's an ImprobableWeaponUser and customizer; it's much easier to make custom slingshot bullets than pistol or musket bullets. Taken UpToEleven with Kabuto, his giant slingshot introduced in Enies Lobby. He can snipe people at distances far beyond the reach of Marine guns. Its range is explained by the use of Dials from Skypeia (sea-shells that count as bio-tech for those not familiar with the series), along with the five bands it uses to fire ammo. It's stated that the bands cause the ammo to spin in the air, in effect giving his slingshot a rifling effect. This is significant as the guns in the series use ball ammo and no rifling.
10th Jun '17 2:22:51 PM nombretomado
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* WoodyWoodpecker in ''Slingshot 6 7/8''.

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* WoodyWoodpecker WesternAnimation/WoodyWoodpecker in ''Slingshot 6 7/8''.
22nd May '17 7:06:06 AM Clare
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* In ''Anime/{{Ulysses 31}}'', Telemachus is occasionally seen using a slingshot which fires energy balls.


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* In the ''Series/DoctorWho'' story "The Talons of Weng Chiang", guest character Henry Gordon Jago comments that he was "a dab hand with a catapult" as a boy.


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* Kshin is seen using a slingshot in the ''WesternAnimation/DefendersOfTheEarth'' episode "Battleground".
9th May '17 7:14:00 PM Daemonstarcaptain
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* Lucas from ''Series/StrangerThings'' has a slingshot, though he stresses that's it's technically a "[[InsistentTerminology Wrist Rocket]]".
9th May '17 1:53:55 PM ImpudentInfidel
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* In the first half of season one of ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'' Ezra uses an energy slingshot. It's almost entirely useless (being the only weapon in the series that Stormtrooper armor actually protects against) and he abandons it pretty quickly.
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