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24th Jul '17 8:15:48 PM ironcommando
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* ''VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies2ItsAboutTime'' has the Jurassic Rockpuncher zombie who uses the BambooTechnology version of this -- rocks tied to his fists. It's a surprisingly effective weapon since one smash from it will not only OneHitKill a plant, it will also leave a temporary unplantable crater behind!
15th Jul '17 10:30:58 AM RyzeGuy
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* ''Videogame/{{Skyrim}}'' has one obscure encounter with an enemy wearing the magic Gloves of the Pugilist. And getting these gloves is almost the only way (besides an expensive Heavy Armor perk) to increase your weaponless Brawl damage, which is required for a few missions and "negotiations."
9th Jul '17 4:28:26 AM Hanz
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* ''Videogame/{{Overwatch}}'' has Doomfist, who as his name implies uses a gigantic mechanical gauntlet that takes up his entire right arm. In-universe, he's actually the [[LegacyCharacter third character]] to hold the title, with previous Doomfists all being wielders of the gauntlet.
25th Jun '17 11:08:57 AM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': House Glover's sigil is an armored fist.
20th May '17 2:35:42 PM Dravencour
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* [[http://www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/a18692/forgotten-weapons-sedgley-glove-gun/ The Sedgely Glove Gun]], which featured in the film ''Film/InglouriousBasterds'', was a weapon developed for use by the US Marines and Navy during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, and was essentially a single-shot .38 that fired by means of pressing down a plunger by punching someone.

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* [[http://www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/a18692/forgotten-weapons-sedgley-glove-gun/ The Sedgely Glove Gun]], which featured in the film ''Film/InglouriousBasterds'', was a weapon developed for use by the US Marines and Navy during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, and was essentially a single-shot .38 that fitted onto the back of a glove. It was fired by means of pressing down punching someone, with the trigger mechanism being a plunger by punching someone.that was pressed down upon impact.
20th May '17 2:31:44 PM Dravencour
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* [[http://www.littlegun.be/curios%20et%20antiquites/a%20gant%20cal%2045%20gb.htm The Pistol Glove]] which fires a bullet when it lands a punch. Ow.

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* [[http://www.littlegun.be/curios%20et%20antiquites/a%20gant%20cal%2045%20gb.htm popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/a18692/forgotten-weapons-sedgley-glove-gun/ The Pistol Glove]] Sedgely Glove Gun]], which fires featured in the film ''Film/InglouriousBasterds'', was a bullet when it lands weapon developed for use by the US Marines and Navy during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, and was essentially a punch. Ow.single-shot .38 that fired by means of pressing down a plunger by punching someone.
6th May '17 9:15:50 PM PlasmaTalon
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* The ''Tabletopgame/StarWarsRoleplayingGame'' has the Repulsor Fist a cybernetic forearm that can deliver a devastating punch once every few turns. There are also "Blast Knuckles", an armored glove that designed to fire blaster bolts when the user connects with a punch. Causing quite a bit of damage but also strain to the user.
4th May '17 11:34:10 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* Akihiko Sanada from ''VideoGame/Persona3'' fights with an assortment of fist weapons, his standard being a pair of blue boxing gloves.

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* ''[[Franchise/ShinMegamiTenseiPersona Persona]]'': Akihiko Sanada from ''VideoGame/Persona3'' fights and Makoto Niijima from ''VideoGame/Persona5'' both fight with an assortment of fist weapons, his Akihiko's standard being a pair of blue boxing gloves.gloves and Makoto's standard being a pair of spiked knuckles.
2nd May '17 9:09:00 PM nombretomado
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* Lugnut of ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' can perform what fans have referred to as "[[FanNickname the Punch of Kill Everything]]." His fist produces a bomb, and when he punches the ground with it (which he sometimes does with ''a jet engine''), it sends a devastating shockwave (no, not [[TheMole that Shockwave]]) in all directions (somehow not damaging him). Of course, it can also be an AchillesHeel: hit his fist before it hits the ground, it goes off early and he takes the brunt.
** And from Fun Publications' fiction based on ''Anime/TransformersCybertron'' and ''TransformersAnimated'' come the [[http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Nucleon_shock_gauntlet Nucleon Shock Gauntlets]].

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Lugnut of ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' can perform what fans have referred to as "[[FanNickname the Punch of Kill Everything]]." His fist produces a bomb, and when he punches the ground with it (which he sometimes does with ''a jet engine''), it sends a devastating shockwave (no, not [[TheMole that Shockwave]]) in all directions (somehow not damaging him). Of course, it can also be an AchillesHeel: hit his fist before it hits the ground, it goes off early and he takes the brunt.
** And from From Fun Publications' fiction based on ''Anime/TransformersCybertron'' and ''TransformersAnimated'' ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' come the [[http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Nucleon_shock_gauntlet Nucleon Shock Gauntlets]].Gauntlets]].
** ''Anime/TransformersCybertron'' joins this with CombiningMecha to give us Savage Claw Mode. Leobreaker transforms into a massive arm that can take the place of one of Optimus Prime's arms (Optimus must be in SuperMode, though). It becomes even more devastating when Leobreaker deploys his [[NitroBoost Cyber]] [[AmplifierArtifact Key]]-activated claws, which extend over the fist. With the claws out, Optimus can perform an attack inspired by Goldymarg's Shining Finger move. After Megatron creates Nemesis Breaker, an EvilKnockoff of Leobreaker, he can combine with N.B. for Dark Claw Mode.



* ''Anime/TransformersCybertron'' joins this with CombiningMecha to give us Savage Claw Mode. Leobreaker transforms into a massive arm that can take the place of one of Optimus Prime's arms (Optimus must be in SuperMode, though). It becomes even more devastating when Leobreaker deploys his [[NitroBoost Cyber]] [[AmplifierArtifact Key]]-activated claws, which extend over the fist. With the claws out, Optimus can perform an attack inspired by Goldymarg's Shining Finger move. After Megatron creates Nemesis Breaker, an EvilKnockoff of Leobreaker, he can combine with N.B. for Dark Claw Mode.
29th Apr '17 8:46:19 AM hoodie
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** ''VideoGame/DarkSoulsII'' gives us back cestuses and claws, which can now be [[DualWielding powerstanced]] for a quick combo of punches. Also, there's a [[InfinityPlusOneSword special]] ring that gives your [[BareFistedMonk bare fists]] a massive boost and allows powerstance for them as well.

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** ''VideoGame/DarkSoulsII'' gives us back cestuses and claws, which can now be [[DualWielding powerstanced]] for a quick combo of punches. Also, punches.
***Then there is the [[InfinityPlusOneSword Bone Fist]] that after strapping to your fists as a weapon, allows the player to fight in martial arts moves, a mixture of Bājíquán with Muay Thai and Ryu's moves, "as if the very spirit of the bone's malicious owner had taken control".
***Also,
there's a [[InfinityPlusOneSword special]] ring that gives your [[BareFistedMonk bare fists]] a massive boost and allows powerstance for them as well.
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