History Main / ShapingYourAttacks

20th Dec '16 11:05:25 PM Getta
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It can be anything, including weapons, objects and animals. Usually it's strictly done for RuleOfCool or for characterize the user of said powers, for example a [[AnimalMotifs bird-related character]] will make avian-shaped attacks. [[InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons Dragons tend to be a popular choice too]]. It may overlap with WeaponOfChoice in some cases of weapon-shaped attacks.

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It can be anything, including weapons, objects and animals. Usually it's strictly done for RuleOfCool or for characterize the user of said powers, for example a [[AnimalMotifs bird-related character]] will make avian-shaped attacks. [[InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons Dragons tend to be a popular choice too]]. It may overlap with WeaponOfChoice in some cases of weapon-shaped attacks.
attacks. This goes double if you're an ArtAttacker that shapes things into beautiful pieces of art to be used as weapons, or at least if you have a side job as an artist.
13th Dec '16 8:25:08 AM thekeyofe
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'', Hanzo's Ultimate ability "Dragonstrike" launches an arrow that transforms into a pair of spectral dragons that do massive damage to any enemies that get in their way. "''Ryuu ga waga teki wo kurau!''"
** His brother Genji's Ultimate "Dragonblade" also summons a green spectral dragon who moves in synchrony whit the swim of his blade doing large amounts of damage whit each slash. "''Ryuujin no ken o kurae!!''"

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'', Hanzo's Ultimate ability "Dragonstrike" launches an arrow that transforms into a pair of blue spectral dragons that do massive damage to any enemies that get in their way. "''Ryuu ga waga teki wo kurau!''"
** His brother Genji's Ultimate "Dragonblade" also summons a green spectral dragon who which moves in synchrony whit sync with the swim swing of his blade doing large amounts of damage whit with each slash. "''Ryuujin no ken o kurae!!''"
15th Oct '16 11:50:12 AM NESBoy
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* In ''Manga/HunterXHunter'' the resident BadassGrandpa assassin Xeno Zaoldyecks can make a literal Dragon out of his [[KiAttacks Nen]]. [[MegaManning Chrollo's]] Ghost fish attack may count too.

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* In ''Manga/HunterXHunter'' the resident BadassGrandpa assassin Xeno Zaoldyecks can make a literal Dragon out of his [[KiAttacks Nen]]. [[MegaManning [[PowerCopying Chrollo's]] Ghost fish attack may count too.
6th Oct '16 2:28:19 PM Godzillawolf
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* In ''Fanfic/PonyPOVSeries'', Dark World Traitor Dash figured out how to use the red lightning she can generate to create a scythe made out of lightning among other things.

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24th Aug '16 7:34:19 PM Dravencour
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KiAttacks and ElementalPowers are cool, but what if you want something more appealing than the usual KamehameHadoken wave or [[PlayingWithFire fireballs]] or [[ShockAndAwe lightnings]]? The answer is to give your attack a special form.

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KiAttacks and ElementalPowers are cool, but what if you want something more appealing than the usual KamehameHadoken wave or [[PlayingWithFire fireballs]] or [[ShockAndAwe lightnings]]? lightning]]? The answer is to give your attack a special form.
20th Aug '16 5:53:18 PM nombretomado
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** In the ''DragonLance'' setting there's a spell that can create spears of lightning.

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** In the ''DragonLance'' ''Literature/{{Dragonlance}}'' setting there's a spell that can create spears of lightning.
1st Jul '16 4:16:13 AM Couran
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* In ''Manga/FairyTail'' [[ExtraOreDinary Gajeel]] shape his metal Dragon Slayer in form of several weapons and of course both [[AnIcePerson Gray and Lyon]] can do the same with Ice Make magic. [[spoiler:Laxus tries to kill Natsu with a pike made of lightning.]]

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* In ''Manga/FairyTail'' [[ExtraOreDinary Gajeel]] shape his metal Dragon Slayer in form of several weapons and of weapons. Of course both [[AnIcePerson Gray and Lyon]] can do the same with Ice Make magic.magic, justified as maker magic is expressly explained as the ability to create objects out of a specific element. [[spoiler:Laxus tries to kill Natsu with a pike made of lightning.]]
25th Jun '16 11:49:10 AM nombretomado
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* The Ghost units in [[BattleForWesnoth Wesnoth]] can send [[MakeMeWannaShout "wails"]] in the form of purple face-shaped attacks.

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* The Ghost units in [[BattleForWesnoth Wesnoth]] ''[[VideoGame/BattleForWesnoth Wesnoth]]'' can send [[MakeMeWannaShout "wails"]] in the form of purple face-shaped attacks.
24th Jun '16 3:49:35 PM Piromano80
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* Shang Tsung of MortalKombat throws fireballs with skulls inside them. They might actually be souls, considering the character, but he definitely does it for the intimidation factor.

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* Shang Tsung of MortalKombat throws fireballs with skulls inside them. They might actually be souls, considering the character, but he definitely does it for the intimidation factor. Quang Chi also trows skulls but made of green energy and can bite his opponent. And there are Liu Kang dragon shaped fireballs.


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** His brother Genji's Ultimate "Dragonblade" also summons a green spectral dragon who moves in synchrony whit the swim of his blade doing large amounts of damage whit each slash. "''Ryuujin no ken o kurae!!''"
14th Jun '16 7:51:46 PM Andyroid
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'', Hanzo's Ultimate ability "Dragonstrike" launches an arrow that transforms into a pair of spectral dragons that do massive damage to any enemies that get in their way. "''Ryuu ga waga teki wo kurau!''"
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