History Main / SpikeShooter

13th Aug '16 4:32:27 PM MarqFJA
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If the spikes in question are nails, that's NailEm. FeatherFlechettes is a closely related trope.

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If the spikes in question are nails, that's NailEm. FeatherFlechettes is a and FlechetteStorm are closely related trope.tropes.
4th Aug '16 5:05:17 PM MarqFJA
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* When threatened, tarantulas rub their hind legs over their abdomen, sending up a cloud of loose hairs covered in microscopic barbs that irritate predators' skin and respiratory tracts. Elderly tarantulas often have bald abdomens because they've used up their hairs in this way.

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* When threatened, tarantulas rub their hind legs over their abdomen, sending up a cloud of loose hairs [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urticating_hair urticating hairs]] covered in microscopic barbs that irritate predators' skin and respiratory tracts. tracts; they [[HealingFactor regenerate]] such shed hair (along with any sustained external injuries) the next time they moult. Elderly tarantulas often have bald abdomens because they've used up their hairs in this way.way, and old age causes their moulting process to be increasingly infrequent.
29th Jun '16 11:30:26 AM REV6Pilot
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* The Railway Rifle from ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 4}}'' is a rifle that fires railway spikes. They can even pin disembodied body parts to walls.
27th Jun '16 10:26:52 PM Arivne
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* ''TabletopGame/GammaWorld''. The mutations "Quills or Spines" and "Thorn Thrower" allow creatures to throw quills, spines or thorns at opponents and damage them.
26th Jun '16 7:52:30 PM nombretomado
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* In ''[[TheDresdenFiles Ghost Story]]'', one of the defenses set up by Evil Bob to defend Corpsetaker's lair from the Nevernever are huge spine-covered creatures that can fire spikes from their body surface. The spikes are also anchored to them by long tendrils, allowing them to whip them around at enemies that aren't impaled in the initial attack.

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* In ''[[TheDresdenFiles Ghost Story]]'', ''Literature/GhostStory'', one of the defenses set up by Evil Bob to defend Corpsetaker's lair from the Nevernever are huge spine-covered creatures that can fire spikes from their body surface. The spikes are also anchored to them by long tendrils, allowing them to whip them around at enemies that aren't impaled in the initial attack.
7th Apr '16 1:08:25 AM rafi
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** Spyke from the ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution''




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* Spyke from the ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution''
6th Apr '16 8:59:48 AM Morgenthaler
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6th Apr '16 8:59:29 AM Morgenthaler
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24th Mar '16 7:57:51 AM Prfnoff
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* The ''VideoGame/{{Glider}} PRO'' "[=SeaCaves=]" GameMod replaced the water droplets of the normal game with sea urchins continually releasing their spines.
24th Mar '16 7:55:53 AM Prfnoff
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* ''Arduin'' RPG, ''The Compleat Arduin Book 2: Resources''

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* ''Arduin'' ''TabletopGame/{{Arduin}}'' RPG, ''The Compleat Arduin Book 2: Resources''



* Chaosium's supplement ''All the Worlds' Monsters'' Volume III. The Harpooner is a carnivorous plant that grows up to 12 feet tall. It can fire a dart from the center of its flowers that does 1-6 HitPoints of impact damage and injects a poison that does 1-4 HitPoints of damage and forces the target to make as saving throw vs. poison or be paralyzed.

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* Chaosium's Creator/{{Chaosium}}'s supplement ''All the Worlds' Monsters'' Volume III. The Harpooner is a carnivorous plant that grows up to 12 feet tall. It can fire a dart from the center of its flowers that does 1-6 HitPoints of impact damage and injects a poison that does 1-4 HitPoints of damage and forces the target to make as saving throw vs. poison or be paralyzed.



* Some body parts in ''{{Spore}} Heroes'' allows creatures to do this

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* Some body parts in ''{{Spore}} Heroes'' ''VideoGame/SporeHero'' allows creatures to do thisthis.



* The Nargacuga from MonsterHunter is able to fling spikes from its tail. One of its subspecies takes it even further, as not only can it launch spikes from any of its tail attacks after it unfurls its spikes, but said spikes are also ''poisonous''.
* The Railway Rifle from "VideoGame/Fallout4" is a rifle that fires railway spikes. They can even pin disembodied body parts to walls.

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* The Nargacuga from MonsterHunter ''VideoGame/MonsterHunter'' is able to fling spikes from its tail. One of its subspecies takes it even further, as not only can it launch spikes from any of its tail attacks after it unfurls its spikes, but said spikes are also ''poisonous''.
* The Railway Rifle from "VideoGame/Fallout4" ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 4}}'' is a rifle that fires railway spikes. They can even pin disembodied body parts to walls.
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