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4th Dec '17 2:05:12 PM PutYaGunsOn
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* ''Franchise/{{GIJoe}}'': During the Valor Vs. Venom era, Storm Shadow, [[BigBad Cobra's]] resident [[InstantAwesomeJustAddNinja ninja]], tended to favor a pair of hookswords. At the end of the CGI movie for said arc, he is seem wielding them in place of his usual katanas.
1st Dec '17 9:01:18 PM kikiandlala
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* Like the above, fellow Blizzard game ''VideoGame/Diablo3'' has the demon boss, The Butcher, fight you with a giant cleaver and a sickle on a chain to reel you in. Both weapons can be found as Legendary items, so your character can also drag enemies to their doom with a hook.
8th Nov '17 5:56:38 AM UchuuFlamenco
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* [[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} Tyranids]] use a biological version of this, aptly named ''flesh hooks.'' These weapons are typically housed in the rib cage or abdomen and are fired by intercostal muscle spasms. Nominally, flesh hooks are used for scaling sheer surfaces, but they can also be used to impale or snare unfortunate victims and drag them to their doom [[MortalKombat Scorpion-style]].

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* [[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} Tyranids]] use a biological version of this, aptly named ''flesh hooks.'' These weapons are typically housed in the rib cage or abdomen and are fired by intercostal muscle spasms. Nominally, flesh hooks are used for scaling sheer surfaces, but they can also be used to impale or snare unfortunate victims and drag them to their doom [[MortalKombat [[Franchise/MortalKombat Scorpion-style]].
27th Jul '17 11:10:10 PM foxley
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* ''Series/TheNewAvengers'': In TheTeaser to "The Eagle's Nest", a pair of sentries disguised as anglers kill an intruder on the island by lashing him with poisoned fishing hooks.
10th Jul '17 10:46:06 AM IchigoMontoya
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A SubTrope of ImprovisedWeapon, a hook is a curved or bent device for catching, holding, or pulling, while a crook is an implement having a bent or hooked form, such as a shepherd's staff. These can be great weapons with the addition of tripping and catching things. Included are canes and fishing hooks. Hooks on a rope or chain can also be used as GrapplingHookPistol.

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A SubTrope of ImprovisedWeapon, a hook is a curved or bent device for catching, holding, or pulling, while a crook is an implement having a bent or hooked form, such as a shepherd's staff. These can be great weapons with the addition of tripping and catching things. Included are canes and fishing hooks. Hooks on a rope or chain {{chain|Pain}} can also be used as GrapplingHookPistol.
27th May '17 3:32:35 AM foxley
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* ''Series/TheCoroner'': At the end of "Pieces of Eight", Jane confronts one of the robbers on board a sailing ship. The robber grabs a cargo hook and attempts to kill Jane with it.
7th May '17 12:56:08 PM FlakyPorcupine
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* The BountyHunter in ''VideoGame/DarkestDungeon'' uses a hook as a unique weapon for one of his moves, which he uses to pull enemies from the rear into the heat of battle.
8th Apr '17 1:01:26 PM nombretomado
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* Freed slaves in the ''{{Redwall}}'' books normally use chains as weapons whenever the heroes break them out.

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* Freed slaves in the ''{{Redwall}}'' ''{{Literature/Redwall}}'' books normally use chains as weapons whenever the heroes break them out.
3rd Mar '17 7:02:48 AM Getta
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A SubTrope of ImprovisedWeapon, a hook is a curved or bent device for catching, holding, or pulling, while a crook is an implement having a bent or hooked form, such as a shepherd's staff. These can be great weapons with the addition of tripping and catching things. Included are canes and fishing hooks.

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A SubTrope of ImprovisedWeapon, a hook is a curved or bent device for catching, holding, or pulling, while a crook is an implement having a bent or hooked form, such as a shepherd's staff. These can be great weapons with the addition of tripping and catching things. Included are canes and fishing hooks.
hooks. Hooks on a rope or chain can also be used as GrapplingHookPistol.
27th Feb '17 10:18:04 PM foxley
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* ''Series/{{CSINY}}'': In "Happily Never After", the killer uses a longshoreman's hook (that someone else had been using as part of a Captain Hook costume) as a murder weapon.
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