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26th May '17 7:29:12 PM Rebu
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* Increasingly subverted in ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' games. In the first two main titles, throws don't do direct damage unless you toss the guy into a long fall or a fragile scaffold. In ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedBrotherhood'', though, Ezio uses OneHitKill throws in certain unarmed assassination animations. By ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedRevelations'', Ezio can use a Counter Grab throw in straight combat to OneHitKill most enemies. ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIII'' regrettably plays it straight again with two inversion: the Ropebeater and [[spoiler: Haytham]] counter all of Connor's strikes and can only be defeated by luring him near tables, upon which Connor slams him into them to hurt him.

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* Increasingly subverted in ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' games.
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In the first two main titles, throws don't do direct damage unless you toss the guy into a long fall or a fragile scaffold. scaffold.
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In ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedBrotherhood'', though, Ezio uses OneHitKill throws in certain unarmed assassination animations. By ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedRevelations'', Ezio can use a Counter Grab throw in straight combat to OneHitKill most enemies.
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''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIII'' regrettably plays it straight again with two inversion: the Ropebeater and [[spoiler: Haytham]] counter all of Connor's strikes and can only be defeated by luring him them near tables, upon which and Connor slams him them into them those tables to hurt him.them.



* [[spoiler:[[BigBad The]] [[NighInvulnerable Meta]] is afflicted with this]] in [[Machinima/RedVsBlue Revelations Episode 20]]. [[spoiler: After Sarge's UnflinchingWalk, which turns into Meta swatting Sarge's shotgun away with his right arm, Meta proceeds to grab Sarge's throat and hold him up and... doesn't do anything else while Sarge manages to commune a secret message to Grif and attaches the Warthog's tow cable hook to the Meta's torso. Still, more preferable than Tex's fate in the previous episode.]]

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* [[spoiler:[[BigBad The]] [[NighInvulnerable Meta]] is afflicted with this]] in [[Machinima/RedVsBlue Revelations ''Machinima/RedVsBlue Revelations'' Episode 20]]. 20. [[spoiler: After Sarge's UnflinchingWalk, which turns into UnflinchingWalk, Meta swatting swats Sarge's shotgun away with his right arm, Meta proceeds to grab grab's Sarge's throat and hold throat, holds him up and... doesn't do anything else while Sarge manages to commune a secret message to Grif and attaches the Warthog's tow cable hook to the Meta's torso. Still, more preferable than Tex's fate in the previous episode.]]
26th May '17 7:19:30 PM Rebu
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* ''VideoGame/Uncharted3DrakesDeception'': during a fight on a plane, a GiantMook catches Drake, pins him against the wall... and, for no apparent reason, decides to ''open up the cargo bay in mid-flight and throw Drake out''[[note]]Presumably he knew how dangerous Drake is and wanted felt beating him to a pulp would give him a chance to turn the tables[[/note]]. Drake manages to get free and uses a parachute deployment system to hurl a truck into the mook's face.

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* ''VideoGame/Uncharted3DrakesDeception'': during a fight on a plane, a GiantMook catches Drake, pins him against the wall... and, for no apparent reason, decides to ''open up the cargo bay in mid-flight and throw Drake out''[[note]]Presumably he knew how dangerous Drake is and wanted felt beating him to a pulp would give him a chance to turn the tables[[/note]]. tables. That, or he just wanted a cool action-movie setpiece. Or he just wanted more room to maneuver while beating Drake to a pulp.[[/note]]. Drake manages to get free and uses a parachute deployment system attached to the cargo to hurl a truck into the mook's face.face. Which accidentally brings down the whole plane.
26th May '17 7:13:47 PM Rebu
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* The demons on ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' are pretty bad about the telekinetic version of this. They have repeatedly slammed Sam and Dean against walls and have demonstrated that they can slice people open telekenetically, but they always seem to cause only superficial wounds while taunting the boys until they lose their advantage. You'd think they'd know better by now.

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* The demons on ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' are pretty bad about the telekinetic version of this. They have repeatedly slammed Sam and Dean against walls and have demonstrated that they can slice people open telekenetically, telekinetically, but they always seem to cause only superficial wounds while taunting the boys until they lose their advantage. You'd think they'd know better by now.now.
** Similarly, super-strong monsters like to throw our heroes against walls instead of breaking a limb to immobilize them, or caving in their ribcage.



* In the ''Series/ArrowVerse'', people with super-strength often just, yep, throw people into walls. Sometimes they'll get one good hit on Flash, which stuns him long enough for them to run away instead of finishing him off.



* An incredibly egregious case in ''VideoGame/Uncharted3DrakesDeception'': during a fight on a plane, a GiantMook catches Drake, pins him against the wall... and, for no apparent reason, decides to ''open up the cargo bay in mid-flight and throw Drake out''. Drake manages to get free and uses a parachute deployment system to hurl a truck into the mook's face.

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* An incredibly egregious case in ''VideoGame/Uncharted3DrakesDeception'': during a fight on a plane, a GiantMook catches Drake, pins him against the wall... and, for no apparent reason, decides to ''open up the cargo bay in mid-flight and throw Drake out''.out''[[note]]Presumably he knew how dangerous Drake is and wanted felt beating him to a pulp would give him a chance to turn the tables[[/note]]. Drake manages to get free and uses a parachute deployment system to hurl a truck into the mook's face.



** Averted later, when Silverman has Spidey in a bear hug. Even when blinded, he doesn't let go and opts just to crush Peter.

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** Averted later, when Silverman Silvermane has Spidey in a bear hug. Even when blinded, he doesn't let go and opts just to crush Peter.
23rd May '17 5:25:37 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* WesternAnimation/{{Megamind}}, being GenreSavvy, makes use of this trope. When he's grabbed and about to get finished by his super-powered yet dumb nemesis Titan, he taunts him (with a massive dose of BrutalHonesty), and, instead of ripping him apart or melting his face with EyeBeams, an angered Titan tosses him across the square, [[spoiler: right next to Megamind's invisible car [[NiceJobFixingItVillain containing the depowering device]]]]. A minute later, Titan grabs and throws Megamind ''yet again'', [[spoiler: this time several hundred meters up, expecting that the fall would kill him, but instead it just gives Megamind enough time to save himself and get a surprise attack and for the depowering device to fully charge up]].

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* WesternAnimation/{{Megamind}}, being GenreSavvy, WesternAnimation/{{Megamind}} makes use of this trope. When he's grabbed and about to get finished by his super-powered yet dumb nemesis Titan, he taunts him (with a massive dose of BrutalHonesty), and, instead of ripping him apart or melting his face with EyeBeams, an angered Titan tosses him across the square, [[spoiler: right next to Megamind's invisible car [[NiceJobFixingItVillain containing the depowering device]]]]. A minute later, Titan grabs and throws Megamind ''yet again'', [[spoiler: this time several hundred meters up, expecting that the fall would kill him, but instead it just gives Megamind enough time to save himself and get a surprise attack and for the depowering device to fully charge up]].
8th May '17 6:17:42 PM REV6Pilot
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* Totally averted in ''[[VideoGame/DefJamSeries Def Jam: Fight For New York]]''. The submissions combat style is just as dangerous as [[GoodOldFisticuffs streetfighting]], [[EverybodyWasKungFuFighting martial arts]], [[WrestlerInAllOfUs wrestling]] or [[UsefulNotes/MuayThai kickboxing]]. A strong grapple followed by an attack sticks the victing into a painful joint lock that [[SubsystemDamage hurts and reduces the effectiveness of the affected body part]]. Tapping out is just as valid as a KO, and certain [[LimitBreak Blazin' moves]] like House's "House Call" (a simple but strong sleeper hold) or the stock move for the submission style, Snap N'Crackle, are just as devastating as any other.
8th May '17 6:02:49 PM REV6Pilot
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* Played straight in VideoGame/ResidentEvil4. You'd expect the Ganados to beat you senseless when they get their hands on you...but instead they just lift you up by the collar and throw you back.
** Subverted however in a certain PressXToNotDie event, where if failed the villain picks Leon up and immediately breaks his neck.

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* Played straight in VideoGame/ResidentEvil4. VideoGame/ResidentEvil4:
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You'd expect the Ganados [[{{Mooks}} Ganados]] to beat you senseless when they get their hands on you...you... but instead they just lift you up by the collar and collar. In their defense, failing the ButtonMashing sequence to get free means they throw you back.
Leon on the ground for a hefty amount of damage, higher than most of their weapons are capable.
** Subverted however in a certain PressXToNotDie event, where event that, if failed the villain picks failed, results in Chief Mendez picking Leon up and immediately breaks breaking his neck.
16th Apr '17 8:22:09 PM nombretomado
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* ''StarWarsTheCloneWars'': Both played straight and averted in the episode "Kidnapped". Darts D'nar is fighting an unarmed Obi-Wan Kenobi, and throws Obi-Wan across the room a number of times when it probably would've been more effective to just start beating the hell out of him right where they were. But at other times during the fight Darts ''does'' beat on him, and choke him, and [[WrestlerInAllOfUs pick him up only to slam him onto the floor]], etc.

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* ''StarWarsTheCloneWars'': ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'': Both played straight and averted in the episode "Kidnapped". Darts D'nar is fighting an unarmed Obi-Wan Kenobi, and throws Obi-Wan across the room a number of times when it probably would've been more effective to just start beating the hell out of him right where they were. But at other times during the fight Darts ''does'' beat on him, and choke him, and [[WrestlerInAllOfUs pick him up only to slam him onto the floor]], etc.
10th Apr '17 11:15:57 AM nombretomado
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* Thanks to censorship, this applied to most of the bare handed fights in ''WesternAnimation/{{Superfriends}}.'' Skewered by {{Seanbaby}} [[http://www.seanbaby.com/superfriends/grundy.htm here]].

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* Thanks to censorship, this applied to most of the bare handed fights in ''WesternAnimation/{{Superfriends}}.'' Skewered by {{Seanbaby}} {{Creator/Seanbaby}} [[http://www.seanbaby.com/superfriends/grundy.htm here]].
14th Feb '17 5:52:22 PM ReturnedYetAgain
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* Averted in GURPS Dungeon Fantasy, as most example monsters who grappled enemies usually then followed up with neck snaps, bites, constriction, punching, harmful skin contact (by electrocution/burning/poison/whatever as appropriate), strangling and so on, rather than throwing the grappled enemy. The only stand-out exception to this trend was the Giant Ape, who grabbed enemies and then spiked them to the ground like a football (effectively a ten story fall).
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* In the video for Music/FallOutBoy's "Centuries," a gigantic gladiator tosses four smaller enemies around like toys with only brief attempts to try anything like a strangulation. While the impact clearly does hurt, it also means that by the time the giant actually picks up an axe to finish his foes, the smaller men have stayed in the game long enough to improvise a sling and bring the big guy down at range.
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* Averted in GURPS Dungeon Fantasy, as most example monsters who grappled enemies usually then followed up with neck snaps, bites, constriction, punching, harmful skin contact (by electrocution/burning/poison/whatever as appropriate), strangling and so on, rather than throwing the grappled enemy. The only stand-out exception to this trend was the Giant Ape, who grabbed enemies and then spiked them to the ground like a football (effectively a ten story fall).
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16th Jan '17 4:54:34 PM DarkPhoenixFF4
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* "Super Shredder," the mutated form of Shredder in ''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtlesIITheSecretOfTheOoze'', becomes a victim and casualty of the JustHitHim phenomenon, going so far as to cause his own undoing because of it.

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* "Super Shredder," the mutated form of Shredder in ''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtlesIITheSecretOfTheOoze'', becomes a victim and casualty of the JustHitHim phenomenon, going so far as to cause his own undoing because of it. Justified because [[spoiler:the Ooze that Shredder uses to become Super Shredder was contaminated; use of it caused the mutated being to become stupid. So Super Shredder literally is not smart enough to realize that punching out the wooden pillars under the docks to get to the Turtles is NOT a good idea.]]
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