History Main / Caltrops

16th Oct '17 3:35:31 PM TechnoMan
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* Available as a catalog item in ''VideoGame/Roblox''. They do quite a bit of damage and cause their victim to play the death sound.

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* Available as a catalog item in ''VideoGame/Roblox''.''Roblox''. They do quite a bit of damage and cause their victim to play the death sound.
16th Oct '17 3:34:48 PM TechnoMan
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* Available as a catalog item in ''VideoGame/Roblox''. They do quite a bit of damage and cause their victim to play the death sound.
1st Oct '17 10:26:34 AM CorahsUncle
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Caltrops are tetrahedral items used for making ground hard to cover. They always land with a pointy bit sticking up. Handy for preventing pursuers from catching you, whether they are on foot, [[AntiCavalry horseback]] or, in more modern cases, [[PopTheTires in a]] [[AntiVehicle vehicle]].

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Caltrops are tetrahedral items used for making ground hard to cover. They always land with a pointy bit sticking up. Handy for preventing pursuers from catching you, whether they are on foot, [[AntiCavalry on horseback]] or, in more modern cases, [[PopTheTires in a]] [[AntiVehicle vehicle]].






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* In [[https://yiyo666.deviantart.com/gallery/64284011/The-Caltrops this series]] of ''WesternAnimation/JanaOfTheJungle'' fan comics, Jana has yet another AgonyOfTheFeet moment when she steps on a caltrop.
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* ''Series/MythBusters'': tested and busted that road spikes could stop or slow down a pursuing car. A later followup with hollow caltrops, however, confirmed the myth.

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* ''Series/MythBusters'': The crew tested and busted that road spikes could stop or slow down a pursuing car. A later followup with hollow caltrops, however, confirmed the myth.



** When the players get angry in ''ComicStrip/KnightsOfTheDinnerTable'' and start throwing dice at one another, a common battlecry is "No 4-siders! No 4-siders!".

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** When the players get angry in ''ComicStrip/KnightsOfTheDinnerTable'' and start throwing dice at one another, a common battlecry is "No 4-siders! No 4-siders!".4-siders!"
1st Oct '17 10:18:16 AM nombretomado
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* ''IzunaLegendOfTheUnemployedNinja'': Izuna can scatter caltrops to damage whatever steps on the square next (possibly herself, if the player's not careful).

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* ''IzunaLegendOfTheUnemployedNinja'': ''VideoGame/IzunaLegendOfTheUnemployedNinja'': Izuna can scatter caltrops to damage whatever steps on the square next (possibly herself, if the player's not careful).
16th Sep '17 10:08:21 AM KZN02
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* In the WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse2013 short "Three Legged Race", Huey, Dewey and Louie use jacks as caltrops to sabotage the other racers. They puncture Horace and Clarabelle's feet, causing them to deflate.

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* In the WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse2013 ''WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse2013'' short "Three Legged Race", Huey, Dewey and Louie use jacks as caltrops to sabotage the other racers. They puncture Horace and Clarabelle's feet, causing them to deflate.
15th Sep '17 3:25:22 PM TonyG
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* In the WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse2013 short "Three Legged Race", Huey, Dewey and Louie use jacks as caltrops to sabotage the other racers. They puncture Horace and Clarabelle's feet, causing them to deflate.
15th Sep '17 5:43:11 AM Kingler
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* In ''VideoGame/MortalKombatX'', one of Erron Black's variation lets him drop caltrops on the floor, adding extra damage whenever his opponent falls on them.

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* In ''VideoGame/MortalKombatX'', one of Erron Black's variation lets [[TheGunslinger Erron]] [[CombatPragmatist Black's]] special moves sees him drop caltrops on the floor, adding extra floor. They stop running opponents cold and do small but steady damage whenever his opponent falls when they're on them.top of them.
6th Sep '17 2:20:58 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* In ''VideoGame/DiabloIII'', Demon Hunters can drop caltrops that damage and slow down enemies who step close to them.
26th Aug '17 10:14:51 AM KZN02
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Caltrops are tetrahedral items used for making ground hard to cover. They always land with a pointy bit sticking up. Handy for preventing pursuers from catching you, whether they are on foot, [[AntiCavalry horseback]] or, in more modern cases, [[PopTheTires in a vehicle]].

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Caltrops are tetrahedral items used for making ground hard to cover. They always land with a pointy bit sticking up. Handy for preventing pursuers from catching you, whether they are on foot, [[AntiCavalry horseback]] or, in more modern cases, [[PopTheTires in a a]] [[AntiVehicle vehicle]].
9th Jul '17 12:22:10 PM ultimomant
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* In ''Manga/DragonBall'', Ninja Murasaki spreads these on the ground to prevent Goku from chasing him. Goku tries to follow him anyway and hurts his feet. He looks around and finds some wooden sandals that he can use to walk over them safely.
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