History Main / RocketPunch

7th Jan '17 7:54:33 AM SeptimusHeap
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* Parodied in ''VideoGame/BlazBlue''. In the segment of ''Teach Me, Miss Litchi!'', Kokonoe installed a RocketPunch in Iron Tager (it's not part of his actual moveset). However, she's not satisfied with the result and was thinking to move it somewhere else. Maybe on his chest... or his -- '''GIGANTIC [[FreudWasRight TAGER!!!!]]'''

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* Parodied in ''VideoGame/BlazBlue''. In the segment of ''Teach Me, Miss Litchi!'', Kokonoe installed a RocketPunch in Iron Tager (it's not part of his actual moveset). However, she's not satisfied with the result and was thinking to move it somewhere else. Maybe on his chest... or his -- '''GIGANTIC [[FreudWasRight TAGER!!!!]]'''TAGER!!!!'''
31st Dec '16 12:42:04 PM nombretomado
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* The 4th edition of the ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' setting {{Eberron}} has this. A Paragon Path for Artificers called the Self-Forged starts by replacing a hand with a {{Magitek}} replacement called a [[PowerFist Battlefist]]. The ultimate "spell" for the Path allows the Artificer to shoot the Battlefist away on a chain of energy, allowing them to continue to control it even while it's detached from their body.

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* The 4th edition of the ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' setting {{Eberron}} TabletopGame/{{Eberron}} has this. A Paragon Path for Artificers called the Self-Forged starts by replacing a hand with a {{Magitek}} replacement called a [[PowerFist Battlefist]]. The ultimate "spell" for the Path allows the Artificer to shoot the Battlefist away on a chain of energy, allowing them to continue to control it even while it's detached from their body.
3rd Nov '16 11:00:33 AM Gokario
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* Video-game themed ''SeriesKamenRiderExAid'''s first upgrade form, [[MechaGame Robot Action Gamer]], comes with [[PowerFist a big robotic left hand]] that, in the finisher, shoots out like a good old rocket punch, then Ex-Aid runs torwards the hand, now pining the enemy to a wall, ''then punches him again''.

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* Video-game themed ''SeriesKamenRiderExAid'''s Series/KamenRiderExAid's first upgrade form, [[MechaGame Robot Action Gamer]], comes with [[PowerFist a big robotic left hand]] that, in the finisher, shoots out like a good old rocket punch, then Ex-Aid runs torwards the hand, now pining the enemy to a wall, ''then punches him again''.
2nd Nov '16 5:07:36 PM ElectricBoogaloo
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* Series/KamenRiderOOO can launch the forearms of his Gorilla Medal-powered arms at enemies, making them a rocketless Rocket Punch.



* Series/KamenRiderOOO can launch the forearms of his Gorilla Medal-powered arms at enemies, making them a rocketless Rocket Punch.

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* Series/KamenRiderOOO can launch Video-game themed ''SeriesKamenRiderExAid'''s first upgrade form, [[MechaGame Robot Action Gamer]], comes with [[PowerFist a big robotic left hand]] that, in the forearms of his Gorilla Medal-powered arms at enemies, making them finisher, shoots out like a rocketless Rocket Punch.good old rocket punch, then Ex-Aid runs torwards the hand, now pining the enemy to a wall, ''then punches him again''.
28th Oct '16 4:23:46 PM nombretomado
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* ''Anime/KotetsuJeeg'' -another GoNagai series- has two different versions: Dynamite Punch -the normal version- and Knuckle Bomber -the two-handed one-.

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* ''Anime/KotetsuJeeg'' -another GoNagai Creator/GoNagai series- has two different versions: Dynamite Punch -the normal version- and Knuckle Bomber -the two-handed one-.
27th Oct '16 9:50:37 PM nombretomado
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* An antagonistic version in ''GiantRobo'' The Day the Earth Stood Still with GR-2.

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* %%* An antagonistic version in ''GiantRobo'' The Day the Earth Stood Still ''Anime/GiantRoboTheDayTheEarthStoodStill'' with GR-2.
15th Oct '16 11:37:21 AM NESBoy
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** This is a [[MegaManning Blue Magic]] spell in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyV''. Among its users are Omega and Gilgamesh, the latter of whom was also given the attack in ''[[VideoGame/DissidiaFinalFantasy Dissidia 012: Final Fantasy]]''.

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** This is a [[MegaManning [[PowerCopying Blue Magic]] spell in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyV''. Among its users are Omega and Gilgamesh, the latter of whom was also given the attack in ''[[VideoGame/DissidiaFinalFantasy Dissidia 012: Final Fantasy]]''.
1st Oct '16 12:10:10 PM Nithael
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* One of [[BigBad Zeus]]' henchmen in ''Film/TurboKid'' has a robotic fist he can throws at his opponents. Unfortunately for him, [[TheHero the Kid]]'s [[PowerFist Turbo Fist]] is a much better weapon and he is vaporized before his fist can even reach the Kid.
25th Aug '16 2:24:51 AM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidPeaceWalker'' has a tongue-firmly-in-cheek variation performed by Zadornov, where he makes a peace sign and shoots it while shouting "Rocket peace!" The theme of the game is nuclear deterrence (peace gained through rockets), so this is either [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic symbolic]] or just one of Kojima's references to the anime he watched as a kid. [[TakeAThirdOption Or both]].
** The RocketPunch returns in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidVThePhantomPain'', now for Big Boss to control and take out foes from a distance. He even shouts "Roketto Paunch!" when launching it, at least in the Japanese version.

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* ''VideoGame/MetalGear'':
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''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidPeaceWalker'' has a tongue-firmly-in-cheek variation performed by Zadornov, where he makes a peace sign and shoots it while shouting "Rocket peace!" The theme of the game is nuclear deterrence (peace gained through rockets), so this is either [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic symbolic]] or just one of Kojima's references to the anime he watched as a kid. [[TakeAThirdOption Or both]].
** The RocketPunch returns in In ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidVThePhantomPain'', now for Big Boss can upgrade his prosthetic arm to control and fire a remote-controllable version of this, allowing him to take out foes from a distance. He even occasionally shouts the trope name (though it comes across as "Roketto Paunch!" when launching it, at least in the Japanese version.version, naturally).
31st Jul '16 1:37:15 PM nombretomado
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* Not rocket-powered, but DCComics has a couple of characters that use the same basic principle. GreenLantern Hal Jordan is famous for using his ring to create a giant boxing glove, and ComicBook/GreenArrow often uses boxing glove arrows. Cyborg has a for-some-reason detachable arm with a rocket in it, but never used it as such (only using the rocket to retrieve/move he arm for surveillance) in the ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' animated series, but not in [[ComicBook/TeenTitans the original comics]]. ([[CanonImmigrant Yet]].)

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* Not rocket-powered, but DCComics Creator/DCComics has a couple of characters that use the same basic principle. GreenLantern Hal Jordan is famous for using his ring to create a giant boxing glove, and ComicBook/GreenArrow often uses boxing glove arrows. Cyborg has a for-some-reason detachable arm with a rocket in it, but never used it as such (only using the rocket to retrieve/move he arm for surveillance) in the ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' animated series, but not in [[ComicBook/TeenTitans the original comics]]. ([[CanonImmigrant Yet]].)
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