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19th Mar '17 2:38:50 PM nombretomado
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* The protagonist of ''[[{{Nitrome}} Frost Bite]]'', a would-be mountain climber, uses this as both her only mountain-climbing equipment and her primary defense against [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti yeti]]s and the like.

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* The protagonist of ''[[{{Nitrome}} ''[[{{Creator/Nitrome}} Frost Bite]]'', a would-be mountain climber, uses this as both her only mountain-climbing equipment and her primary defense against [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti yeti]]s and the like.
8th Mar '17 9:35:57 AM nombretomado
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* The "Armalite MH-12 Maghook" features heavily in MatthewReilly's ''Shane Schofield'' books. The amount of times Scarecrow and the other protagonists have had their bacon saved by the timely application of a maghook would fill a small book by themselves. It's also started appearing in his other books.

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* The "Armalite MH-12 Maghook" features heavily in MatthewReilly's Creator/MatthewReilly's ''Shane Schofield'' books. The amount of times Scarecrow and the other protagonists have had their bacon saved by the timely application of a maghook would fill a small book by themselves. It's also started appearing in his other books.
2nd Mar '17 11:05:36 AM upupandaway42
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** In ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'', Batman's grappling pistol sees a fair bit of use during the final battle with Doomsday, with Batman using it to evade Doomday's [[EyeBeams heat vision]].
26th Feb '17 2:31:45 PM nombretomado
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* ''Arumana no Kiseki'' (''Miracle of Almana''), a side-scrolling platformer by {{Konami}} released exclusively in Japan for the Family Computer Disk System, features an Indiana Jones-like adventurer who navigates a cave by grappling hook.

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* ''Arumana no Kiseki'' (''Miracle of Almana''), a side-scrolling platformer by {{Konami}} {{Creator/Konami}} released exclusively in Japan for the Family Computer Disk System, features an Indiana Jones-like adventurer who navigates a cave by grappling hook.
13th Feb '17 12:37:11 PM Aggron9988
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* In ''Webcomic/ChampionsOfFaraus'', the sky pirate captain Popari Swiftwind uses one to board enemy airships.
15th Dec '16 7:45:51 PM Blazer
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* In ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueAction'', Batman tells (and shows) Blue Beetle why he built his Grappling-Hook Gun when they see a younger Batman attempt to scale a building with just a normal grappling hook and rope - he ends up missing his first attempt and making sure no one saw him as he went from attempt 2.
1st Dec '16 2:56:12 PM Lego3400
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* In Disney's ''Disney/RobinHood'', Robin and Little John would fire rope arrows to set up escape paths to move themselves and money. Done with a bit of realism, in that once the arrow was fired, somebody on the other end had to tie it off, instead of relying on the arrow to support the weight.

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* In Disney's ''Disney/RobinHood'', Robin and Little John would fire rope arrows to set up escape paths to move themselves and money. Done Unlike Batman's sidekick Robin, this Robin does it with a bit of realism, in that once the arrow was fired, somebody on the other end had to tie it off, instead of relying on the arrow to support the weight.
30th Oct '16 3:17:25 PM nombretomado
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* A grappling-hook arrow was used to enter a building in one of the ''HeraldsOfValdemar'' novels. [[PsychicPowers Telekinesis]] was used to ensure it made it to the target.

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* A grappling-hook arrow was used to enter a building in one of the ''HeraldsOfValdemar'' ''Literature/HeraldsOfValdemar'' novels. [[PsychicPowers Telekinesis]] was used to ensure it made it to the target.
13th Oct '16 10:52:38 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Film/SkyHigh'', the [[strike:Sidekick]] [[{{Sidekick}} Hero Support]] training includes learning to use one of these; as with the ''Film/BatmanBegins'' example, the whole mechanism is built into the UtilityBelt, which acts as a harness. It also has the option to launch a net or an inflatable raft rather than a line.

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* In ''Film/SkyHigh'', ''Film/SkyHigh2005'', the [[strike:Sidekick]] [[{{Sidekick}} Hero Support]] training includes learning to use one of these; as with the ''Film/BatmanBegins'' example, the whole mechanism is built into the UtilityBelt, which acts as a harness. It also has the option to launch a net or an inflatable raft rather than a line.
5th Sep '16 9:18:59 AM nombretomado
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* The bonus levels of the first ''AlienVsPredator'' game on the PC gave a grappling hook to the marine to allow him to traverse the Alien levels.

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* The bonus levels of the first ''AlienVsPredator'' ''VideoGame/AliensVsPredator'' game on the PC gave a grappling hook to the marine to allow him to traverse the Alien levels.
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