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23rd May '18 9:32:56 PM BattleMaster
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* ComicBook/{{Gambit}}, from the ComicBook/XMen, uses his mutant power to turn ordinary playing cards into kinetic-energy-charged bombs. He can do it to anything[[note]] famous exploits include ''devastating'' a wide area with a bucket of nuts and bolts, finishing off a villain who had him totally immobilized by ''spitting exploding chewing gum in his face'' and pushing '''''Rockslide''''' towards a BrainwashedAndCrazy Juggernaut[[/note]], but likes playing cards since they hold over 52 "shots" in such small packages, they're very easy to obtain and quick to "charge", they explode with force just about equal to a standard grenade, [[RuleOfCool and they're also stylish.]] In a nod to RealLife, they hardly ever slice cleanly through objects but embed shallowly in them... then explode after [[PowerGlows flashing the trademark pink glow.]]

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* ComicBook/{{Gambit}}, from the ComicBook/XMen, uses his mutant power to turn ordinary playing cards into kinetic-energy-charged bombs. He can do it to anything[[note]] famous exploits include ''devastating'' a wide area with a bucket of nuts and bolts, finishing off a villain who had him totally immobilized by ''spitting exploding chewing gum in his face'' and pushing '''''Rockslide''''' towards a BrainwashedAndCrazy Juggernaut[[/note]], but likes playing cards since they hold over 52 "shots" in such small packages, they're very easy to obtain and quick to "charge", they're easy to conceal even from someone who knows how his power works, they explode with force just about equal to a standard grenade, [[RuleOfCool and they're also stylish.]] In a nod to RealLife, they hardly ever slice cleanly through objects but embed shallowly in them... then explode after [[PowerGlows flashing the trademark pink glow.]]
29th Mar '18 7:50:37 PM SneaselSawashiro
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* ''VideoGame/DynastyWarriors'': Zuo Ci uses cursed cards that hit harder than any sword.

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* ''VideoGame/DynastyWarriors'': [[Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms Zuo Ci Ci]] uses cursed cards that hit harder than any sword.
29th Mar '18 7:50:11 PM SneaselSawashiro
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* Oswald from ''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters XI''. His LDSM even has fifty-two hits. And one of his [=DMs=], ideally, hits 21 times (Blackjack!).

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* Oswald from ''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters XI''. XI'', to the point where he straight up follows PlayingCardMotifs explained on the trope page itself. His LDSM LDM, JOKER, even has fifty-two hits. And one of his [=DMs=], [=DMs=] (Four Suits), ideally, hits 21 times (Blackjack!).
20th Mar '18 12:13:20 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Film/SmokinAces'', stage magician-turned-low-level-mafia-boss Buddy "Aces" Israel throws cards around so hard he imbeds one into the leather of a couch, and uses another as a weapon against his chief henchman.

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* In ''Film/SmokinAces'', stage magician-turned-low-level-mafia-boss Buddy "Aces" Israel throws cards around so hard he imbeds one into the leather of a couch, and uses another as a weapon against his chief henchman.henchman when he turns against Israel.
16th Mar '18 12:43:35 PM intastiel
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* Tabletop Games example: [=Card Shark=], a major crime lord in the ''Dark TabletopGame/{{Champions}}'' setting, has razor-sharp cards on his character sheet, and has killed with them several times.

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* Tabletop Games example: [=Card Shark=], In ''TabletopGame/{{Champions}}'':
** Card Shark,
a major crime lord in the ''Dark TabletopGame/{{Champions}}'' Champions'' setting, has razor-sharp cards on his character sheet, sheet and has killed with them several times.



* Ogma in the ''TabletopGame/MageTheAwakening'' quickstart carries Mana-infused cards as a weapon. Possibly subverted by these being ''metal'' cards apparently designed for combat use.

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* Ogma in the ''TabletopGame/MageTheAwakening'' quickstart carries Mana-infused cards as a weapon. Possibly subverted {{Justified|Trope}} by these being ''metal'' cards apparently designed for combat use.



* ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'': A few Thrown charms allow you to throw cards (and pebbles and coins...) as though they were shurikens. An Exalt with these charms are rarely unarmed.

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'': A few Thrown charms allow you to throw cards (and pebbles and coins...) as though they were shurikens.shuriken. An Exalt with these charms are rarely unarmed.
7th Mar '18 2:20:38 AM AuraXtreme
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** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyType0'' has Ace who wields tarot cards.

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** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyType0'' has Ace Ace, who wields tarot cards.has cards as his weapon of choice; his base weapon is a gambler's deck, but he also has hanafuda and [[TarotMotifs tarot]] decks as unlockables.



* Loki of ''VideoGame/{{Bayonetta 2}}'' throws enchanted cards to destroy angels and demons. They only work for him, as seen when Bayonetta throws one of his cards at an angel to no effect.

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* Loki of ''VideoGame/{{Bayonetta 2}}'' throws enchanted cards to destroy angels and demons. demons, and has a few specialized cards with out-of-combat abilities like teleportation [[spoiler:and erasure]]. They only work for him, as seen when Bayonetta throws one of his cards at an angel corpse to no effect.
2nd Mar '18 1:59:16 AM Tahaneira
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** The Royal Flush Gang from ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'' used high-tech devices disguised as playing cards in their arsenal (among other things). Mostly they seem to be small grenades, but there's also cards that are flashbangs, cards that turn into fancy red cloth that binds opponents, and one particularly special card meant for the Bat that's capable of blowing up a fair-sized hotel suite.
11th Feb '18 7:34:40 PM nombretomado
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* Sheena from ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia'', though instead of throwing the cards long ranges she usually hits someone with them or has them swung around, floating in the air. Since there are supposed to be spells sealed on the cards, this may also fall under PaperMaster or {{Onmyodo}}.

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* Sheena from ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia'', though instead of throwing the cards long ranges she usually hits someone with them or has them swung around, floating in the air. Since there are supposed to be spells sealed on the cards, this may also fall under PaperMaster or {{Onmyodo}}.{{UsefulNotes/Onmyodo}}.
7th Feb '18 9:10:16 AM ultimomant
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* ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'': One "Justice Friends" short featured a ComicBook/TheJoker-esque villain called [[GoingPostal Disgrunted Postman]], who hurled razor sharp letters that cut Major Glory's cheek.
-->'''Major Glory''': Ah! ''Bills''!
23rd Jan '18 5:16:51 PM Someoneman
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Battlerite}}'', Zander's primary form of attack is to throw cards. [[CardsOfPower The cards also heal allies]].
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