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13th Aug '16 4:34:43 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/DeepRising'' features giant worms with stomach acids so strong that they get their nutrition by merely engulfing and digesting their prey alive. The acting effects of this are shown in one particularly gory sequence appropriately known as [[BodyHorror "half-digested Billy"]].

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* ''Film/DeepRising'' features giant worms with stomach acids so strong that they get their nutrition by merely engulfing and digesting their prey alive. The acting effects of this are shown in one particularly gory sequence appropriately known as [[BodyHorror [[CruelAndUnusualDeath "half-digested Billy"]].
13th Aug '16 4:32:11 AM Morgenthaler
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* A very common damage type in ''{{Mortasheen}}'', as well as a more specific Corrosive type of damage that specifically does heavy damage to metal (Perfect for the MechaMooks the game has as its main villains)
* ''RogueTrader'' has two separate chemicals available that work like this. One is a substance that will dissolve anything except pure silica glass, tho the reaction causes it to quickly become inert in process. The other is a Dark Eldar {{poison|IsCorrosive}} created from a Stryxis-made "universal solvent", weaponized through a clever use of containment fields.

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* A very common damage type in ''{{Mortasheen}}'', ''TabletopGame/{{Mortasheen}}'', as well as a more specific Corrosive type of damage that specifically does heavy damage to metal (Perfect for the MechaMooks the game has as its main villains)
* ''RogueTrader'' ''TabletopGame/RogueTrader'' has two separate chemicals available that work like this. One is a substance that will dissolve anything except pure silica glass, tho the reaction causes it to quickly become inert in process. The other is a Dark Eldar {{poison|IsCorrosive}} created from a Stryxis-made "universal solvent", weaponized through a clever use of containment fields.
4th Aug '16 12:38:55 PM Evilkitten3
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* In ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'', [[HornedHumanoid Mina Ashido]] has this as her power.
13th Jul '16 1:39:38 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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* ''Film/SupermanIII'' featured "beltric acid," which became super-corrosive if it heated up far enough. It ends up as a ChekhovsGun in the final fight against the rogue computer.

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* ''Film/SupermanIII'' featured "beltric acid," which became super-corrosive if it heated up far enough. It ends up as a ChekhovsGun in the final fight against the rogue computer. There's also a completely unguarded pit filled with some kind of roiling acid present at the junkyard battle, seemingly [[RuleOfCool just because]].
7th Jul '16 4:44:44 PM Materioptikon
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** Either mocked or taken to its literal extreme [[http://nonadventures.com/2014/01/25/acid-splashback/ here]].

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** Either mocked or taken to its literal extreme [[http://nonadventures.com/2014/01/25/acid-splashback/ here]].here]], with so-called "galactic" acid.
7th Jul '16 4:43:34 PM Materioptikon
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** Either mocked or taken to its literal extreme [[http://nonadventures.com/2014/01/25/acid-splashback/ here]].
6th Jul '16 8:41:49 AM kikiandlala
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* Comes shaped as a CoolSword in Stuart Hopen's ''Warp Angel'', the setting has a gladiatorial weapon known as an 'acid sword'. An acid sword is a force-field projecting hilt that shapes an extremely corrosive pool of acid into a blade. Getting hit by one tends to result in limbs getting melted off and large gouges getting burnt into flesh. The acid sword is so corrosive that, with the exception of the force field of another acid sword, the blade will dissolve through anything in the story setting including hardened far-future alloys.
3rd Jul '16 7:17:02 PM Doug86
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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chlorine_trifluoride Chlorine trifluoride]] - not technically an acid, but it burns through flesh, glass, rock and concrete like nobody's business. When mixed with water it explodes and forms hydrochloric and hydrofluoric acids as ''byproducts''. And for bonus points, in its liquid state it actually is a greenish-yellow color. While [[ThoseWackyNazis the Nazis]] considered the acid [[EvenEvilHasStandards too nasty to use in actual combat]] even by their standards, they did produce the stuff throughout [[WorldWarII the war]] at a partially underground bunker near the town of Falkenhagen. By the time the [[RedsWithRockets Red Army]] captured the facility in 1944, already ''30 to 50 tonnes'' of the acid had been made at the cost of 100 German Reichsmark (equal to 4.2 USD) per kilogram.

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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chlorine_trifluoride Chlorine trifluoride]] - not technically an acid, but it burns through flesh, glass, rock and concrete like nobody's business. When mixed with water it explodes and forms hydrochloric and hydrofluoric acids as ''byproducts''. And for bonus points, in its liquid state it actually is a greenish-yellow color. While [[ThoseWackyNazis the Nazis]] considered the acid [[EvenEvilHasStandards too nasty to use in actual combat]] even by their standards, they did produce the stuff throughout [[WorldWarII [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII the war]] at a partially underground bunker near the town of Falkenhagen. By the time the [[RedsWithRockets Red Army]] captured the facility in 1944, already ''30 to 50 tonnes'' of the acid had been made at the cost of 100 German Reichsmark (equal to 4.2 USD) per kilogram.
10th Jun '16 9:10:52 AM Prfnoff
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* Reptile from ''Franchise/MortalKombat''. His fatality in ''Ultimate [=MK3=]'' has him vomit a gallon of "acid" on his opponent, melting their flesh clear off their skeleton. He also has acid fatalities in ''Mortal Kombat 4'' and ''Deadly Alliance''.
* The "Dead Pool" from ''Mortal Kombat 2''.

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* Reptile from ''Franchise/MortalKombat''. His fatality in ''Ultimate [=MK3=]'' VideoGame/MortalKombat3'' has him vomit a gallon of "acid" on his opponent, melting their flesh clear off their skeleton. He also has acid fatalities in ''Mortal Kombat 4'' ''VideoGame/MortalKombat4'' and ''Deadly Alliance''.
''VideoGame/MortalKombatDeadlyAlliance''.
* The "Dead Pool" from ''Mortal Kombat 2''.''VideoGame/MortalKombat2''.



* [[VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends Kog'Maw]] attacks all involve spewing digestive fluids at his enemies which have variety of effects. Due to him originating from the void, they might not obey the laws of physics.

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* [[VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends Kog'Maw]] ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends'': Kog'Maw attacks all involve spewing digestive fluids at his enemies which have variety of effects. Due to him originating from the void, they might not obey the laws of physics.


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* In ''VideoGame/SpaceQuestI'', the acid in Kerona's underground caves is so powerful that one drop of it falling on you is enough to dissolve your body.
8th Jun '16 10:31:44 AM HeSupplanted
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* Many real acids do ''some'' of the things commonly attributed to Hollywood acids. Common acids do dissolve ordinary metals, producing flammable hydrogen gas in the process (though plastic, glass, concrete, and most other common materials are unaffected). The stronger ones can also burn flesh, and produce some very nasty fumes, like smelling vinegar but far stronger. Most acids won't dissolve flesh, though, bases are actually better at this.[[note]]The flesh is made of proteins, which are, in turn, made of thousands of amino acids connected together by a structure known as a peptide bond, -CO-NH- - due to its structure, this bond is susceptible to be broken up by a strong base, like a sodium hydroxide, for example. An acid does such a job, too, but it requires much more time and much higher temperatures to accomplish.[[/note]]. However, most of the common acids are clear liquids that look just like water, and they certainly don't bubble continuously for the sake of it.

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* Many real acids do ''some'' of the things commonly attributed to Hollywood acids. Common acids do dissolve ordinary metals, producing flammable hydrogen gas in the process (though plastic, glass, concrete, and most other common materials are unaffected). The stronger ones can also burn flesh, and produce some very nasty fumes, like smelling vinegar but far stronger. Most acids won't dissolve flesh, though, bases are actually better at this.[[note]]The flesh is made of proteins, which are, in turn, made of thousands of amino acids connected together by a structure known as a peptide bond, -CO-NH- - due to its structure, this bond is susceptible to be broken up by a strong base, like a sodium hydroxide, for example. An acid does such a job, too, but it requires much more time and much higher temperatures to accomplish.[[/note]]. [[/note]] However, most of the common acids are clear liquids that look just like water, and they certainly don't bubble continuously for the sake of it.
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