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25th Apr '16 12:45:45 PM dvorak
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* Rushuna from ''Anime/Grenadier'' spins in place when shot at, which somehow makes every bullet miss.

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* Rushuna from ''Anime/Grenadier'' ''Anime/{{Grenadier}}'' spins in place when shot at, which somehow makes every bullet miss.
25th Apr '16 12:42:47 PM dvorak
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* The propeller zombie from ''Film/FrankensteinsArmy'' is ImmuneToBullets thanks to the DeadlyRotaryFan it has instead of a head. It's defeated by cutting it's fuel line.


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* PWR Loaders from ''VideoGame/Borderlands2'' are armed with a pair of huge grappling claws. They spin them as they advance and deflect anything short of rocket launcher rounds.


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* Rushuna from ''Anime/Grenadier'' spins in place when shot at, which somehow makes every bullet miss.
14th Apr '16 5:00:15 PM HeraldAlberich
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An example of ImplausibleFencingPowers, but can be done with any long and thin object. Distinguished from a plain IKnowKarate display because it's normally only done when there are dangerous airborne objects approaching. SimpleStaff users can be counted upon to do this at least once in their careers. This can also be done using a SpinAttack with almost anything, even your entire body!

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An example of ImplausibleFencingPowers, ImplausibleFencingPowers and SisterTrope to ParryingBullets, but can be done with any long and thin object. Distinguished from a plain IKnowKarate display because it's normally only done when there are dangerous airborne objects approaching. SimpleStaff users can be counted upon to do this at least once in their careers. This can also be done using a SpinAttack with almost anything, even your entire body!
14th Apr '16 9:42:07 AM StFan
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* ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'':
** Cat Noir's weapon of choice is a retractable staff, so of course he does a lot of spinning with it to deflect attacks coming from the VillainOfTheWeek.
** Ladybug also does it by spinning her magic yoyo; however in this case it doesn't so much deflect so much than create an impenetrable shield that disintegrate what's thrown at it. She uses once to protect herself and Cat Noir from [[BlowYouAway blown-away]] ''bus''; it doesn't stop it, but they end up safely inside through a perfectly round hole on its side.
29th Feb '16 9:11:56 PM bobwolf
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* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'': Ruby uses this to deflect shots with her massive scythe. It sees to only work on smaller caliber weapons with larger explosives capable of getting through.

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* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'': Ruby uses this to deflect shots with her massive scythe. It sees seems to only work on smaller caliber weapons with larger explosives capable of getting through.
29th Feb '16 9:11:32 PM bobwolf
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* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'': Ruby uses this to deflect shots with her massive scythe. It sees to only work on smaller caliber weapons with larger explosives capable of getting through.
12th Feb '16 1:14:53 PM Prfnoff
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* In ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClank: A Crack in Time'', Azimuth can deflect projectiles by spinning his double-sided wrench in front of him so fast it becomes a blur.

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* In ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClank: A Crack in Time'', ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankFutureACrackInTime'', Azimuth can deflect projectiles by spinning his double-sided wrench in front of him so fast it becomes a blur.



* In ''{{Vanquish}}'', [[TransformingMecha View Hounds]] can spin their rotor blades to deflect attacks while in robot mode.
* In ''[[VideoGame/SpyroTheDragon Spyro: Year of the Dragon]]'', Bentley the Yeti can spin his club to deflect projectiles; it's not particularly helpful against enemies, but it does help you solve a few puzzles.

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* In ''{{Vanquish}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Vanquish}}'', [[TransformingMecha View Hounds]] can spin their rotor blades to deflect attacks while in robot mode.
* In ''[[VideoGame/SpyroTheDragon Spyro: Year of the Dragon]]'', ''VideoGame/SpyroYearOfTheDragon'', Bentley the Yeti can spin his club to deflect projectiles; it's not particularly helpful against enemies, but it does help you solve a few puzzles.
21st Nov '15 6:18:44 AM Medinoc
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* ''Webcomic/CosmicDash'' has the title character [[http://www.cosmicdash.com/comic/episode-5-pg-21/ use this technique]] to deflect Sarress Aeven's thrown blades.
15th Oct '15 8:55:47 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* [[http://www.aol.com/article/2015/10/14/watch-this-modern-day-samurai-cut-a-baseball-at-100mph/21249232/?cps=gravity_4816_-2050426241598422223 Modern-day Samurai Isao Machii]] demonstrates his skills by slicing a baseball fired at him from a pitching machine at 160 KMH in half with his sword.
23rd Sep '15 4:20:17 PM greatpikminfan
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* ''VideoGame/TheWonderful101'': The Unify Naginata deflects projectiles when spun, which is also the only attack with that particular weapon. Said deflectable projectiles range from drill-like cells to bullets from a HumongousMecha.
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