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21st Mar '17 9:17:59 PM AthenaBlue
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* From the ''StarWars'' [[Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse expanded universe]] novels featuring the Yuuzhan Vong, hails the amphistaff. A serpentine living weapon that can be used as a whip, a sword, a staff, a spear, and can even spit poison/acid.

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* From the ''StarWars'' [[Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse expanded universe]] ''Franchise/StarWarsLegends'' novels featuring the Yuuzhan Vong, hails the amphistaff. A serpentine living weapon that can be used as a whip, a sword, a staff, a spear, and can even spit poison/acid.



* In ''Series/{{Andromeda}}'', the Force Lance can fire plasma burst, shoot smart bullets (which are themselves Swiss Army Weapons, because they can target opponents or intercept incoming missiles, bullets, or mortar rounds), shock unauthorized users who touch it, shock the ground near someone, be set on a "lightning" setting in which it can only fire 3 short range shock pulses, expand into a 2-meter long staff (which can shock people it touches, set on overload and used as a grenade, and be used as a grappling hook, cutting torch, or light source.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'': The sonic screwdriver, a multi-purpose MagicTool that can be used for anything from picking locks to lighting candles to making robots' heads explode. Its utility and oddly specific weaknesses (don't use it on wood or around hair dryers) are occasionally played for laughs.
* The Qualta Blade in ''Series/{{Farscape}}'', which can transform into a pulse rifle.
* ''Series/{{House}}'' is a zombie slayer in his dreams, and gets an appropriately cool weapon: his cane can transform into either an axe or a shotgun.



* The murder weapon in the ''Series/MurdochMysteries'' episode "Toronto's Girl Problem" is an Apache revolver (see below under Real Life), leaving Murdoch and Dr Grace puzzling over how you get powder marks ''inside'' a stab wound.
* A memorable sketch in the early days of ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' featured Creator/DanAykroyd doing a commercial for the Swiss Army Gun. It featured the usual knife features (utility blade, nail file, fish scaler, corkscrew), along with a .357 revolver, a sub-machine gun, and a mortar (with incindiary grenade). Plus a genuine ivory toothpick. "Isn't that amazing?"



* The Qualta Blade in ''Series/{{Farscape}}'', which can transform into a pulse rifle.



* In ''Series/{{Andromeda}}'', the Force Lance can fire plasma burst, shoot smart bullets (which are themselves Swiss Army Weapons, because they can target opponents or intercept incoming missiles, bullets, or mortar rounds), shock unauthorized users who touch it, shock the ground near someone, be set on a "lightning" setting in which it can only fire 3 short range shock pulses, expand into a 2-meter long staff (which can shock people it touches, set on overload and used as a grenade, and be used as a grappling hook, cutting torch, or light source.



* The Sonic Screwdriver in ''Series/DoctorWho'', a multi-purpose MagicTool that can be used for anything from picking locks to lighting candles to making robots' heads explode. Its utility and oddly specific weaknesses (don't use it on wood or around hair dryers) are occasionally played for laughs.



* ''Series/{{House}}'' is a zombie slayer in his dreams, and gets an appropriately cool weapon: his cane can transform into either an axe or a shotgun.
* A memorable sketch in the early days of ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' featured Creator/DanAykroyd doing a commercial for the Swiss Army Gun. It featured the usual knife features (utility blade, nail file, fish scaler, corkscrew), along with a .357 revolver, a sub-machine gun, and a mortar (with incindiary grenade). Plus a genuine ivory toothpick. "Isn't that amazing?"
* The murder weapon in the ''Series/MurdochMysteries'' episode "Toronto's Girl Problem" is an Apache revolver (see below under Real Life), leaving Murdoch and Dr Grace puzzling over how you get powder marks ''inside'' a stab wound.
21st Mar '17 9:15:39 PM AthenaBlue
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** Ezra's first lightsaber doubles as a blaster. This also has the benefit that it doesn't look like a normal lightsaber, which is useful given the fact that the characters are in hiding.

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** Ezra's first lightsaber doubles as a blaster. This also has the benefit that of making it doesn't look somewhat like a normal lightsaber, blaster, which is useful given the fact that the characters are in hiding.
21st Mar '17 9:14:52 PM AthenaBlue
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** Ezra's lightsaber doubles as a blaster. This also has the benefit that it doesn't appear to be a lightsaber, which is useful given the fact that the characters are in hiding.
** The Lasat Bo-rifle can switch between a blaster rifle, an [[StaticStunGun electrostaff]], and a third form that somehow allows the user to channel the Force.

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** Ezra's first lightsaber doubles as a blaster. This also has the benefit that it doesn't appear to be look like a normal lightsaber, which is useful given the fact that the characters are in hiding.
hiding.
** The Lasat Bo-rifle bo-rifle can switch between a blaster rifle, an [[StaticStunGun electrostaff]], and a third form that somehow allows the user to channel the Force.
15th Mar '17 6:10:23 PM nombretomado
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* Donovan in {{MSF High}} has a hilt that can become a large number of things, but [[http://msfhigh.com/?date=2008-06-20 can't seem to pull out a simple sword.]]

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* Donovan in {{MSF High}} ''Webcomic/MSFHigh'' has a hilt that can become a large number of things, but [[http://msfhigh.com/?date=2008-06-20 can't seem to pull out a simple sword.]]
8th Mar '17 4:07:44 PM nombretomado
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** If Cerveau is to be believed, the Triple Rod, Chain Rod, Recoil Rod, and Shield Boomerang are all functions of the Z-Saber in ''VideoGame/MegaManZero''. In the [[MegaManZX sequel series]], the titular Rockman Model ZX has a single weapon that is a pistol or a sword.

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** If Cerveau is to be believed, the Triple Rod, Chain Rod, Recoil Rod, and Shield Boomerang are all functions of the Z-Saber in ''VideoGame/MegaManZero''. In the [[MegaManZX [[VideoGame/MegaManZX sequel series]], the titular Rockman Model ZX has a single weapon that is a pistol or a sword.
20th Feb '17 1:21:31 PM margdean56
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** The Comicbook/BlueBeetle's scarab. When it bonded to Jaime Reyes, the [[LegacyCharacter latest Blue Beetle]], it gave him alien armor that can sprout energy weapons out of his forearms, or turn his entire arms from the elbows down into energy weapons if he needs something of a higher caliber. Also saw blades, gripping claws, and smaller extra arms when he needs to grasp more than two things at a time. He can fly by wings, by a rocket mounted on his back, or, in a heavy storm, by a surfboard attached to his feet.

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** The Comicbook/BlueBeetle's scarab. When it bonded to Jaime Reyes, the [[LegacyCharacter latest Blue Beetle]], it gave him alien armor that can sprout energy weapons out of his forearms, or turn his entire arms from the elbows down into energy weapons if he needs something of a higher caliber. Also saw blades, gripping claws, and smaller extra arms when he needs to grasp more than two things at a time. He can fly by with wings, by with a rocket mounted on his back, or, in a heavy storm, by with a surfboard attached to his feet.



** Following ''ComicBook/SecretWars2015'', [[ComicBook/IronMan Tony Stark]] altered his armour [[AllYourPowersCombined to essentially combine every single one of his suits and their specialities into one,]] achieved by VoluntaryShapeshifting. Within the first four issues, it goes completely invisible (making it look like he's not wearing it), develop massive energy weapons and even go full Hulkbuster. Even [[spoiler: Doctor Doom]] is impressed.

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** Following ''ComicBook/SecretWars2015'', [[ComicBook/IronMan Tony Stark]] altered his armour [[AllYourPowersCombined to essentially combine every single one of his suits and their specialities into one,]] achieved by VoluntaryShapeshifting. Within the first four issues, it goes completely invisible (making it look like he's not wearing it), develop develops massive energy weapons and even go goes full Hulkbuster. Even [[spoiler: Doctor Doom]] is impressed.



* ''ComicBook/TheMetabarons'' has the Multi-Cogan. According to the RPG expansion of the comic, the regular Cogan is a rifle that shot "lazed plasma bolts" (maybe plasma riding on a laser beam?). The Multi-Cogan took that and added a heavier charge, plus an integrated grenade launcher and vibro-bayonet.

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* ''ComicBook/TheMetabarons'' has the Multi-Cogan. According to the RPG expansion of the comic, the regular Cogan is a rifle that shot shoots "lazed plasma bolts" (maybe plasma riding on a laser beam?). The Multi-Cogan took that and added a heavier charge, plus an integrated grenade launcher and vibro-bayonet.
20th Feb '17 1:16:41 PM margdean56
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When you have your weapon act like it is a Swiss Army Knife - having multiple functions in one - you have a Swiss Army Weapon.

There are many ways of accomplishing this; the most common is having your weapon be several weapons in one. Whether they are weapons literally strapped onto each other and capable of acting as 2 (or more) weapons at the same time, or they have several forms it can cycle through. Or, they may just be a humble single-formed weapon that the user finds many uses for, including [[ImprobableUseOfAWeapon uses that are improbable]] and sometimes [[UtilityWeapon non-combat utility]] that may be [[MundaneUtility may be mundane in nature.]]

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When you have your weapon act like it is a Swiss Army Knife - -- having multiple functions in one - -- you have a Swiss Army Weapon.

There are many ways of accomplishing this; the this. The most common is having your weapon be several weapons in one. Whether one, whether they are weapons literally strapped onto each other and capable of acting as 2 (or more) weapons at the same time, or they have having several forms it can cycle through. Or, they it may just be a humble single-formed weapon that the user finds many uses for, including [[ImprobableUseOfAWeapon uses that are improbable]] and sometimes [[UtilityWeapon non-combat utility]] that may be [[MundaneUtility may be mundane in nature.]]



See MagicTool and EveryDeviceIsASwissArmyKnife for the tool-oriented variant of this trope (though weapons that combine the uses of/have tools and weapons in them aren't unheard of). Related is BifurcatedWeapon, a weapon that can be separated into smaller weapons; and the fact that the "separated form" and "combined form" adds to the user's versatility much like this trope. SubTrope of ImpossiblyCoolWeapon. Supertrope to:

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See MagicTool and EveryDeviceIsASwissArmyKnife for the tool-oriented variant of this trope (though weapons that combine the uses of/have tools and weapons in them aren't unheard of). Related is BifurcatedWeapon, a weapon that can be separated into smaller weapons; and the fact that the "separated form" and "combined form" adds add to the user's versatility makes it much like this trope. SubTrope of ImpossiblyCoolWeapon. Supertrope to:



The self-directed version is a DoAnythingRobot. And of course, this weapon goes ''very'' well along with AdaptiveArmor.

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The self-directed version is a DoAnythingRobot. And of course, this weapon goes ''very'' well along with AdaptiveArmor.
11th Feb '17 3:09:51 AM Getta
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These are weapons that could transform from one form to another. They may have various moving parts that need to be flipped around, or they may have some ShapeShifting capabilities, but the results are the same. Three, five, ten, and more weapons, all in one one neat, easy to carry, easy to use package. Some of the below examples overlap clearly with NinjaPirateZombieRobot.

Why would you want that?

Well, having more than one weapon is a good thing. It gives you more versatility in combat, letting you handle more problems than someone with only one weapon. Unfortunately, carrying around many weapons is a hassle -- not everyone has a BagOfHolding, after all. Even if they could, they sort of have to [[RummageFail rummage around their stuff to look for that one weapon that'll give them the edge]], which is a bit of a problem in the middle of battle. So what else can a character do if they want the versatility of, oh, say... ten pointy and blasty things?

If you want another way to get many weapons for the price of one, see BifurcatedWeapon, a weapon that can be separated into smaller weapons. The MorphWeapon is a kind of Swiss Army Weapon crossed with a {{Shapeshifter}}. See EveryDeviceIsASwissArmyKnife when it doesn't have to do with weapons. The self-directed version is a DoAnythingRobot. Due to feature overload, often results in a RummageFail. And of course, this weapon goes ''very'' well along with AdaptiveArmor.

SuperTrope of SwissArmyGun and MixAndMatchWeapon, SubTrope of ImpossiblyCoolWeapon. Do not confuse with [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_of_Switzerland#Equipment Swiss Army Weapons]].

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These When you have your weapon act like it is a Swiss Army Knife - having multiple functions in one - you have a Swiss Army Weapon.

There are many ways of accomplishing this; the most common is having your weapon be several weapons in one. Whether they
are weapons that could transform from one form to another. They may literally strapped onto each other and capable of acting as 2 (or more) weapons at the same time, or they have various moving parts that need to be flipped around, or several forms it can cycle through. Or, they may have some ShapeShifting capabilities, but the results are the same. Three, five, ten, and more weapons, all in one one neat, easy to carry, easy to use package. Some of the below examples overlap clearly with NinjaPirateZombieRobot.

Why would you want that?

Well, having more than one
just be a humble single-formed weapon is a good thing. It that the user finds many uses for, including [[ImprobableUseOfAWeapon uses that are improbable]] and sometimes [[UtilityWeapon non-combat utility]] that may be [[MundaneUtility may be mundane in nature.]]

The advantages are numerous; it
gives you more versatility in combat, letting you handle more problems than someone with only one weapon. Unfortunately, carrying around many It also (usually) takes less space than if you carry several weapons is a hassle -- not everyone has a BagOfHolding, after all. Even if they could, they sort at once, making you less encumbered. Be careful of have to [[RummageFail rummage around their stuff to look for that one weapon that'll give them the edge]], RummageFail, however, which is a bit of a problem in the middle of battle. So what else can a character do if they want the versatility of, oh, say... ten pointy and blasty things?

If you want another way to get many See also NinjaPirateZombieRobot.

See MagicTool and EveryDeviceIsASwissArmyKnife for the tool-oriented variant of this trope (though
weapons for that combine the price of one, see uses of/have tools and weapons in them aren't unheard of). Related is BifurcatedWeapon, a weapon that can be separated into smaller weapons. The MorphWeapon weapons; and the fact that the "separated form" and "combined form" adds to the user's versatility much like this trope. SubTrope of ImpossiblyCoolWeapon. Supertrope to:
* MixAndMatchWeapon
* MorphWeapon
* SwissArmyAppendage: When your appendages (whether naturally [[ShapeshifterWeapon by the person's ability]], or [[ArtificialLimbs artificially]]) can be/turn into multiple kinds of weapons.
* SwissArmyGun: A gun that
is a kind of Swiss Army Weapon crossed with a {{Shapeshifter}}. See EveryDeviceIsASwissArmyKnife when it doesn't have to do with weapons. several guns at once/can fire multiple different things.

The self-directed version is a DoAnythingRobot. Due to feature overload, often results in a RummageFail.DoAnythingRobot. And of course, this weapon goes ''very'' well along with AdaptiveArmor.

SuperTrope of SwissArmyGun and MixAndMatchWeapon, SubTrope of ImpossiblyCoolWeapon. Do not confuse with [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_of_Switzerland#Equipment Swiss Army Weapons]].
10th Feb '17 12:18:01 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* It's easier to list the weapons in ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' that don't fall under this.
** Jaune's sword, Pyrrha's shield, Cardin's mace, Yatsuhashi's {{BFS}}, General Ironwood's [[HandCannon revolver]], the White Fang Lieutenant's chainsaw, and the various machetes and crowbars the unimportant {{Mooks}} carry. There, we're done.
*** Speaking of, Pyrrha's other weapon can change between a short sword, a javelin, and a rifle. She seems to have a preference for the javelin form, though.
*** Weiss's Myrtenaster can be loaded with various forms of dust to give it different effects but it can't actually change form. It's always a rapier.

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* It's easier to list the weapons Virtually every non-{{Mook}}'s weapon in ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' is a combination of a gun and some melee weapon, to the point where it's easier to list the ones that don't fall under this.
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this: notable examples of the latter include Jaune's sword, Pyrrha's shield, Cardin's mace, Yatsuhashi's {{BFS}}, General Ironwood's [[HandCannon revolver]], the White Fang Lieutenant's chainsaw, and the various machetes and crowbars the unimportant {{Mooks}} carry. There, we're done.
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Flynt's [[MusicalAssassin trumpet]].
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Speaking of, Pyrrha's other weapon can change between a short sword, a javelin, and a rifle. She seems to have a preference for the javelin form, though.
*** ** Weiss's Myrtenaster can be loaded with various forms of dust to give it different effects but it can't actually change form. It's always a rapier.
** Coco's minigun transforms into... a handbag. Which she uses as an effective melee weapon against giant Grimm. Her teammate Velvet's box doesn't transform, [[spoiler:but it can produce HardLight copies of any weapon she photographs]].
19th Jan '17 12:43:42 PM rafi
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* The Devices of ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' have different forms to suit the needs of the mage or knight. The Devices of the two leads have the most. Nanoha [[SimpleStaff has a staff]] that [[{{BFG}} reconfigures into a blaster]] that [[BladeOnAStick turns into a spear]] that [[AttackDrone releases four attack drones]]. Fate has an [[AnAxeToGrind axe]] (technically a [[BladeOnAStick bardiche]]) that [[SinisterScythe flips open to reveal a scythe]] that grows into a {{BFS}} that [[BifurcatedWeapon splits into two sabres]] which she combine into an even bigger {{BFS}}.
* The puppets used by Sand ninja in ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' are gigantic Swiss Army Weapons, being, well, a huge collection and weapons and tricks gathered up into the shape of a human or animal puppet. Sometimes, the puppets even have combo attacks.
* As the name suggests, the [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic Ten Commandments]] sword of Haru Glory from ''Manga/RaveMaster'' has ten forms. These include a sword that increases the speed of the user, a form that [[BifurcatedWeapon splits it into a fire sword and an ice sword]], and another that can sever pure energy such as magic but passes through solid objects. There's also Musica, whose abilities allow him to change the silver necklace he wears into any weapon, usually a spear or shield.
* The Kogan Anki of Kaoru Koganei from ''Manga/FlameOfRecca'' can take turn into a swallow, a chain and sickle, a boomerang, a pair of giant scissors, and a bow, as well as a sixth secret form. The transforming process is complicated though, and only someone as adept at puzzles as Kaoru can change it from one form to another while in the heat of battle.

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* The Devices of ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' have different forms to suit In ''Manga/BlackCat'', Sven has such a weapon masked as an attache case.
* ''Anime/BlackRockShooter'''s Rock Cannon and Strength's Ogre Arms both transform multiple times over
the needs course of the mage or knight. The Devices of the two leads have the most. Nanoha [[SimpleStaff has a staff]] that [[{{BFG}} reconfigures into a blaster]] that [[BladeOnAStick turns into a spear]] that [[AttackDrone releases four attack drones]]. Fate has an [[AnAxeToGrind axe]] (technically a [[BladeOnAStick bardiche]]) that [[SinisterScythe flips open to reveal a scythe]] that grows into a {{BFS}} that [[BifurcatedWeapon splits into two sabres]] which she combine into an even bigger {{BFS}}.
* The puppets used by Sand ninja in ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' are gigantic Swiss Army Weapons, being, well, a huge collection and weapons and tricks gathered up into the shape of a human or animal puppet. Sometimes, the puppets even have combo attacks.
* As the name suggests, the [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic Ten Commandments]] sword of Haru Glory from ''Manga/RaveMaster'' has ten forms. These include a sword that increases the speed of the user, a form that [[BifurcatedWeapon splits it into a fire sword and an ice sword]], and another that can sever pure energy such as magic but passes through solid objects. There's also Musica, whose abilities allow him to change the silver necklace he wears into any weapon,
2012 anime, usually a spear or shield.
* The Kogan Anki of Kaoru Koganei from ''Manga/FlameOfRecca'' can take turn into a swallow, a chain and sickle, a boomerang, a pair of giant scissors, and a bow, as well as a sixth secret form. The transforming process is complicated though, and only someone as adept at puzzles as Kaoru can change it from one form to another while
in the heat of battle.mid-combat. It's not always effective but it's constantly impressive.



* In ''Manga/BusouRenkin'', this is standard practice - unlike in most {{shonen}}, becoming stronger isn't about reaching [[TimeToUnlockMoreTruePotential new]] [[MyKungFuIsStrongerThanYours power]] [[SoLastSeason levels]], but about finding different and creative uses for the weapon you have. A later character, for example, has tiny homing [[EverythingsBetterWithSpinning chakrams]] for weapons. In addition to controlling them, he can use them to enhance his punches, ride on them like wheels, or even propel himself through the water by spinning them.
* The Byakuen from ''Manga/CodeGeassOzTheReflection'' is a near-literal example: its right arm is a multi-weapon complex shaped like a giant Swiss army knife, which contains two {{Hot Blade}}s (which can combine into [[ShearMenace giant scissors]] or a single large blade), [[ThisIsADrill a drill]], and a [[MagneticWeapons railcannon]] in addition to a standard right hand.
* ''Anime/{{FLCL}}'' gives us Haruhara Haruko's flying surfboard chainsaw machine-shotgun Rickenbacker bass guitar that can open interdimensional portals in other people's heads by smashing it into said people's heads.
* The Kogan Anki of Kaoru Koganei from ''Manga/FlameOfRecca'' can take turn into a swallow, a chain and sickle, a boomerang, a pair of giant scissors, and a bow, as well as a sixth secret form. The transforming process is complicated though, and only someone as adept at puzzles as Kaoru can change it from one form to another while in the heat of battle.
* Genesic Anime/GaoGaiGar's multi-segmented tail can turn into at least three distinct weapons. The end of the tail (actually a [[CombiningMecha bird's head]]) transforms into a knife, and the other three segments either form the base of the Bolting Driver or reconfigure into gloves for the FinishingMove Hell and Heaven.
** Also of note is the bucket of [=RaiRyu=] Dump truck form, which in [[TransformingMecha robot form]] serves as a shield, an electric gun, and a [[SkySurfing means of flight]].



* Nicholas' giant cross from ''{{Trigun}}'' is a portable pistol rack, a machine gun and a rocket launcher.
** There's also Rei-Dei the Blade, whose sword blade can be fired from the hilt while the sheath functions as a rifle.
* Van Fanel's armgear in ''VisionOfEscaflowne'' doubles as a shield, a crossbow, and - if memory serves - a {{BFS}}, too.
* Genesic Anime/GaoGaiGar's multi-segmented tail can turn into at least three distinct weapons. The end of the tail (actually a [[CombiningMecha bird's head]]) transforms into a knife, and the other three segments either form the base of the Bolting Driver or reconfigure into gloves for the FinishingMove Hell and Heaven.
** Also of note is the bucket of [=RaiRyu=] Dump truck form, which in [[TransformingMecha robot form]] serves as a shield, an electric gun, and a [[SkySurfing means of flight]].
* In ''Manga/BusouRenkin'', this is standard practice - unlike in most {{shonen}}, becoming stronger isn't about reaching [[TimeToUnlockMoreTruePotential new]] [[MyKungFuIsStrongerThanYours power]] [[SoLastSeason levels]], but about finding different and creative uses for the weapon you have. A later character, for example, has tiny homing [[EverythingsBetterWithSpinning chakrams]] for weapons. In addition to controlling them, he can use them to enhance his punches, ride on them like wheels, or even propel himself through the water by spinning them.
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' has [[spoiler: Negi's artifact. It allows him to copy the artifacts of any of his partners. Considering this includes things like AntiMagic, [[WhiteMagic instant healing]], an [[InvisibilityCloak invisible]] cloak that's BiggerOnTheInside, shooting swords, and {{Telepathy}}, it looks to be pretty freaking useful.]]

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* Nicholas' giant cross from ''{{Trigun}}'' is a portable pistol rack, a machine gun and a rocket launcher.
** There's also Rei-Dei the Blade, whose sword blade can be fired
''LightNovel/HighSchoolDxD'' has Kiba's Sacred Gear, Sword Birth. Apart from the hilt while ability to arm himself at a moment's notice, the swords it creates can have whatever properties Kiba wishes to assign to it, as long as those properties would be physically possible. This leads to situations like his light-nullifying sword being broken, only for him to instantly draw one that repels darkness instead. [[spoiler:When later events reveal the MagicAIsMagicA of the setting is starting to decay, he starts using it to materialize [[YinYangBomb Holy-Demonic swords]], which are impossible to ''create'', but there's no longer a natural law saying they can't ''exist''.]]
** With a little boost from [[SuperEmpowering Boost]] from Issei's AmplifierArtifact, Sword Birth also becomes a useful area-of-effect weapon, allowing Kiba to sprout a FieldOfBlades and skewer anyone unfortunate enough to be caught in it.
* At last count, ''Manga/InuYasha'''s Tessaiga's
sheath functions as can generate a rifle.
* Van Fanel's armgear in ''VisionOfEscaflowne'' doubles as a shield, a crossbow,
powerful barrier and - if memory serves - summon the blade to itself. The sword itself can create extremely powerful anti-youki barriers, extremely dangerous blasts of kenatsu, mountain shattering blasts of air/youki, rebound and amplify youki attacks, cut through barriers (up to a {{BFS}}, too.
point), shoot out high powered barrages of diamond spears that flat out dissolve even stronger barriers (and can be amplified by the aforementioned mountain shattering blasts), absorb youki (and ghosts, and senki, including that generated by a human), regurgitate/redirect youki, purify youki, generate flames, create portals into hell/other dimensions/the future/SPIRITUAL RESTING PLACES IN OTHER DIMENSIONS IN THE FUTURE. Did I mention that it seems to also be at least semi-sentient (hell, possibly even prescient, considering that it and its brother are able to figure out when and how to be used, even when their masters aren't even aware that they need to be used -- or not used -- at all), and that it eats youki, which means that it can pretty much gather powers ad infinitum?
* Genesic Anime/GaoGaiGar's multi-segmented tail Éclair's lipstick in ''Anime/KiddyGrade'' can be used for just about anything you'd use another tool for and it can turn into at least three distinct weapons. The end of the tail (actually a [[CombiningMecha bird's head]]) transforms into a knife, and the other three segments either form the base of the Bolting Driver or reconfigure into gloves for the FinishingMove Hell and Heaven.
** Also of note is the bucket of [=RaiRyu=] Dump truck form, which in [[TransformingMecha robot form]] serves as a shield, an electric gun, and a [[SkySurfing means of flight]].
* In ''Manga/BusouRenkin'', this is standard practice - unlike in most {{shonen}}, becoming stronger isn't about reaching [[TimeToUnlockMoreTruePotential new]] [[MyKungFuIsStrongerThanYours power]] [[SoLastSeason levels]], but about finding different and creative uses for the weapon you have. A later character, for example, has tiny homing [[EverythingsBetterWithSpinning chakrams]] for weapons. In addition to controlling them, he can use them to enhance his punches, ride on them like wheels, or even propel himself through the water by spinning them.
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' has [[spoiler: Negi's artifact. It allows him to copy the artifacts of any of his partners. Considering this includes things like AntiMagic, [[WhiteMagic instant healing]], an [[InvisibilityCloak invisible]] cloak that's BiggerOnTheInside, shooting swords, and {{Telepathy}}, it looks to be pretty freaking useful.]]
whip.



* The Devices of ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' have different forms to suit the needs of the mage or knight. The Devices of the two leads have the most. Nanoha [[SimpleStaff has a staff]] that [[{{BFG}} reconfigures into a blaster]] that [[BladeOnAStick turns into a spear]] that [[AttackDrone releases four attack drones]]. Fate has an [[AnAxeToGrind axe]] (technically a [[BladeOnAStick bardiche]]) that [[SinisterScythe flips open to reveal a scythe]] that grows into a {{BFS}} that [[BifurcatedWeapon splits into two sabres]] which she combine into an even bigger {{BFS}}.
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' has [[spoiler: Negi's artifact. It allows him to copy the artifacts of any of his partners. Considering this includes things like AntiMagic, [[WhiteMagic instant healing]], an [[InvisibilityCloak invisible]] cloak that's BiggerOnTheInside, shooting swords, and {{Telepathy}}, it looks to be pretty freaking useful.]]
* The puppets used by Sand ninja in ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' are gigantic Swiss Army Weapons, being, well, a huge collection and weapons and tricks gathered up into the shape of a human or animal puppet. Sometimes, the puppets even have combo attacks.
* In ''Anime/PanzerWorldGalient'', Wingal's tomahawk can be used as beam gun.
* ''Anime/PsychoPass'' gives us the weapon of choice for both the Enforcers and Inspectors alike: ''[[CoolGun The Dominator]]''. This [[MorphWeapon shapeshifting]] hand-cannon has three forms it can take, depending on the current target's threat-level, as determined by [[BigBrotherIsWatching the Sybil System]]: Non-Lethal Paralyser, which is essentially a glorified taser; Lethal Eliminator, which causes [[BodyHorror the target's body to bubble and expand grotesquely where they were hit]], and then [[LudicrousGibs explode]]; and [[{{BFG}} Destroy Decomposer]], which is used to take down heavily armored opponents- like androids- or create entry points by way of a [[WaveMotionGun massive blast of energy.]]
* As the name suggests, the [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic Ten Commandments]] sword of Haru Glory from ''Manga/RaveMaster'' has ten forms. These include a sword that increases the speed of the user, a form that [[BifurcatedWeapon splits it into a fire sword and an ice sword]], and another that can sever pure energy such as magic but passes through solid objects. There's also Musica, whose abilities allow him to change the silver necklace he wears into any weapon, usually a spear or shield.



* ''Anime/{{FLCL}}'' gives us Haruhara Haruko's flying surfboard chainsaw machine-shotgun Rickenbacker bass guitar that can open interdimensional portals in other people's heads by smashing it into said people's heads.
* At last count, ''Manga/InuYasha'''s Tessaiga's sheath can generate a powerful barrier and summon the blade to itself. The sword itself can create extremely powerful anti-youki barriers, extremely dangerous blasts of kenatsu, mountain shattering blasts of air/youki, rebound and amplify youki attacks, cut through barriers (up to a point), shoot out high powered barrages of diamond spears that flat out dissolve even stronger barriers (and can be amplified by the aforementioned mountain shattering blasts), absorb youki (and ghosts, and senki, including that generated by a human), regurgitate/redirect youki, purify youki, generate flames, create portals into hell/other dimensions/the future/SPIRITUAL RESTING PLACES IN OTHER DIMENSIONS IN THE FUTURE. Did I mention that it seems to also be at least semi-sentient (hell, possibly even prescient, considering that it and its brother are able to figure out when and how to be used, even when their masters aren't even aware that they need to be used -- or not used -- at all), and that it eats youki, which means that it can pretty much gather powers ad infinitum?
* ''Anime/BlackRockShooter'''s Rock Cannon and Strength's Ogre Arms both transform multiple times over the course of the 2012 anime, usually in mid-combat. It's not always effective but it's constantly impressive.
* In ''Manga/BlackCat'', Sven has such a weapon masked as an attache case.
* Éclair's lipstick in ''Anime/KiddyGrade'' can be used for just about anything you'd use another tool for and it can turn into a whip.
* ''Anime/PsychoPass'' gives us the weapon of choice for both the Enforcers and Inspectors alike: ''[[CoolGun The Dominator]]''. This [[MorphWeapon shapeshifting]] hand-cannon has three forms it can take, depending on the current target's threat-level, as determined by [[BigBrotherIsWatching the Sybil System]]: Non-Lethal Paralyser, which is essentially a glorified taser; Lethal Eliminator, which causes [[BodyHorror the target's body to bubble and expand grotesquely where they were hit]], and then [[LudicrousGibs explode]]; and [[{{BFG}} Destroy Decomposer]], which is used to take down heavily armored opponents- like androids- or create entry points by way of a [[WaveMotionGun massive blast of energy.]]
* ''LightNovel/HighSchoolDxD'' has Kiba's Sacred Gear, Sword Birth. Apart from the ability to arm himself at a moment's notice, the swords it creates can have whatever properties Kiba wishes to assign to it, as long as those properties would be physically possible. This leads to situations like his light-nullifying sword being broken, only for him to instantly draw one that repels darkness instead. [[spoiler:When later events reveal the MagicAIsMagicA of the setting is starting to decay, he starts using it to materialize [[YinYangBomb Holy-Demonic swords]], which are impossible to ''create'', but there's no longer a natural law saying they can't ''exist''.]]
** With a little boost from [[SuperEmpowering Boost]] from Issei's AmplifierArtifact, Sword Birth also becomes a useful area-of-effect weapon, allowing Kiba to sprout a FieldOfBlades and skewer anyone unfortunate enough to be caught in it.
* In ''Anime/PanzerWorldGalient'', Wingal's tomahawk can be used as beam gun.
* The Byakuen from ''Manga/CodeGeassOzTheReflection'' is a near-literal example: its right arm is a multi-weapon complex shaped like a giant Swiss army knife, which contains two {{Hot Blade}}s (which can combine into [[ShearMenace giant scissors]] or a single large blade), [[ThisIsADrill a drill]], and a [[MagneticWeapons railcannon]] in addition to a standard right hand.

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* ''Anime/{{FLCL}}'' gives us Haruhara Haruko's flying surfboard chainsaw machine-shotgun Rickenbacker bass guitar that can open interdimensional portals in other people's heads by smashing it into said people's heads.
* At last count, ''Manga/InuYasha'''s Tessaiga's sheath can generate
''Manga/{{Trigun}}'':
** Nicholas' giant cross is
a powerful barrier portable pistol rack, a machine gun and summon a rocket launcher.
** There's also Rei-Dei
the Blade, whose sword blade to itself. The sword itself can create extremely powerful anti-youki barriers, extremely dangerous blasts of kenatsu, mountain shattering blasts of air/youki, rebound and amplify youki attacks, cut through barriers (up to a point), shoot out high powered barrages of diamond spears that flat out dissolve even stronger barriers (and can be amplified by the aforementioned mountain shattering blasts), absorb youki (and ghosts, and senki, including that generated by a human), regurgitate/redirect youki, purify youki, generate flames, create portals into hell/other dimensions/the future/SPIRITUAL RESTING PLACES IN OTHER DIMENSIONS IN THE FUTURE. Did I mention that it seems to also be at least semi-sentient (hell, possibly even prescient, considering that it and its brother are able to figure out when and how to be used, even when their masters aren't even aware that they need to be used -- or not used -- at all), and that it eats youki, which means that it can pretty much gather powers ad infinitum?
* ''Anime/BlackRockShooter'''s Rock Cannon and Strength's Ogre Arms both transform multiple times over the course of the 2012 anime, usually in mid-combat. It's not always effective but it's constantly impressive.
* In ''Manga/BlackCat'', Sven has such a weapon masked as an attache case.
* Éclair's lipstick in ''Anime/KiddyGrade'' can be used for just about anything you'd use another tool for and it can turn into a whip.
* ''Anime/PsychoPass'' gives us the weapon of choice for both the Enforcers and Inspectors alike: ''[[CoolGun The Dominator]]''. This [[MorphWeapon shapeshifting]] hand-cannon has three forms it can take, depending on the current target's threat-level, as determined by [[BigBrotherIsWatching the Sybil System]]: Non-Lethal Paralyser, which is essentially a glorified taser; Lethal Eliminator, which causes [[BodyHorror the target's body to bubble and expand grotesquely where they were hit]], and then [[LudicrousGibs explode]]; and [[{{BFG}} Destroy Decomposer]], which is used to take down heavily armored opponents- like androids- or create entry points by way of a [[WaveMotionGun massive blast of energy.]]
* ''LightNovel/HighSchoolDxD'' has Kiba's Sacred Gear, Sword Birth. Apart
fired from the ability to arm himself at a moment's notice, hilt while the swords it creates can have whatever properties Kiba wishes to assign to it, sheath functions as long a rifle.
* Van Fanel's armgear in ''Anime/VisionOfEscaflowne'' doubles
as those properties would be physically possible. This leads to situations like his light-nullifying sword being broken, only for him to instantly draw one that repels darkness instead. [[spoiler:When later events reveal the MagicAIsMagicA of the setting is starting to decay, he starts using it to materialize [[YinYangBomb Holy-Demonic swords]], which are impossible to ''create'', but there's no longer a natural law saying they can't ''exist''.]]
** With
shield, a little boost from [[SuperEmpowering Boost]] from Issei's AmplifierArtifact, Sword Birth also becomes a useful area-of-effect weapon, allowing Kiba to sprout a FieldOfBlades crossbow, and skewer anyone unfortunate enough to be caught in it.
* In ''Anime/PanzerWorldGalient'', Wingal's tomahawk can be used as beam gun.
* The Byakuen from ''Manga/CodeGeassOzTheReflection'' is
- if memory serves - a near-literal example: its right arm is a multi-weapon complex shaped like a giant Swiss army knife, which contains two {{Hot Blade}}s (which can combine into [[ShearMenace giant scissors]] or a single large blade), [[ThisIsADrill a drill]], and a [[MagneticWeapons railcannon]] in addition to a standard right hand.{{BFS}}, too.



* Minor Franchise/Spider-Man foe Mr. Stone has "multi-cannons" that fire explosives, blinding flares, burning flares, sticky immobilizing goop, stun-pods, and more.
** Likewise, Spidey's clone, the Scarlet Spider, had "webshooters" which were bracer-sized devices that could use Spidey's traditional web fluid in a variety of ways. His favorite (besides the standard strands) was "impact webbing", a small ball that would explode into a gooey mess on impact.

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* ''Franchise/TheDCU'':
** Comicbook/DoomPatrol supervillain Codpiece has, well, a [[http://www.comicvine.com/codpiece/29-49255/ giant transforming codpiece weapon]].
** In ''Comicbook/FinalCrisis Aftermath: Run'', General Immortus' team of losers includes Miss Army Knife, the Woman of a Thousand Attachments, who ''is'' a Swiss Army Weapon.
** The Comicbook/BlueBeetle's scarab. When it bonded to Jaime Reyes, the [[LegacyCharacter latest Blue Beetle]], it gave him alien armor that can sprout energy weapons out of his forearms, or turn his entire arms from the elbows down into energy weapons if he needs something of a higher caliber. Also saw blades, gripping claws, and smaller extra arms when he needs to grasp more than two things at a time. He can fly by wings, by a rocket mounted on his back, or, in a heavy storm, by a surfboard attached to his feet.
** DC's 1958 space hero Rick Starr ''Space Ranger'' (no relation to Isaac Asimov's 1952 ''[[Literature/LuckyStarr David Starr, Space Ranger]]'') uses a "multi-raygun" that can fire an anti-gravity ray, bubble ray (imprisons the target in a forcefield bubble), dissolverizer ray, explosi-discs (energy grenades), paralysis ray, thermoblaze ray and anything else that a given plot might need.
* ''Franchise/MarvelUniverse'':
** [[ComicBook/TheMightyThor Thor]]'s uru hammer Mjolnir is not only a nearly indestructible melee weapon, it can also be thrown to devastating effect, it controls the weather, fires various types of energy, opens interdimensional portals and enables the wielder to fly. Some of its other abilities (which have been used and/or referenced far less frequently) include its capacity to generate anti-matter, magnetism, force fields, intense heat, a magic neutralizing field, a memory-erasing aura, and the ability to freeze time.
** ComicBook/SpiderMan :
***
Minor Franchise/Spider-Man foe Mr. Stone has "multi-cannons" that fire explosives, blinding flares, burning flares, sticky immobilizing goop, stun-pods, and more.
** *** Likewise, Spidey's clone, the Scarlet Spider, had "webshooters" which were bracer-sized devices that could use Spidey's traditional web fluid in a variety of ways. His favorite (besides the standard strands) was "impact webbing", a small ball that would explode into a gooey mess on impact.



* Following ''ComicBook/SecretWars2015'', Tony altered his armour [[AllYourPowersCombined to essentially combine every single one of his suits and their specialities into one,]] achieved by VoluntaryShapeshifting. Within the first four issues, it goes completely invisible (making it look like he's not wearing it), develop massive energy weapons and even go full Hulkbuster. Even [[spoiler: Doctor Doom]] is impressed.
* Machine Man was much like this, with his stretching arms, and fingers each with a different weapon. The new version of him from ComicBook/{{Nextwave}} has become a Flanderization of this, [[RuleOfFunny having just about anything he can think of pop out of his body]].
** His response to a female colleague asking if he could impregnate her from across the room? "I am full of useful devices."
* Creator/ImageComics' cybernetic hero "Superpatriot" has arms that work this way. They go "clickclackclickclack" for a bit, as they become any sort, or number, of weapons (usually projectile weapons) he needs.

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* ** Following ''ComicBook/SecretWars2015'', [[ComicBook/IronMan Tony Stark]] altered his armour [[AllYourPowersCombined to essentially combine every single one of his suits and their specialities into one,]] achieved by VoluntaryShapeshifting. Within the first four issues, it goes completely invisible (making it look like he's not wearing it), develop massive energy weapons and even go full Hulkbuster. Even [[spoiler: Doctor Doom]] is impressed.
* ** Machine Man was much like this, with his stretching arms, and fingers each with a different weapon. The new version of him from ComicBook/{{Nextwave}} has become a Flanderization of this, [[RuleOfFunny having just about anything he can think of pop out of his body]].
**
body]]. His response to a female colleague asking if he could impregnate her from across the room? "I am full of useful devices."
* Creator/ImageComics' cybernetic hero "Superpatriot" has arms ** ''Comicbook/AvengersTheInitiative'' introduced the Tactigon, an alien symbiotic weapon which attached to the wielder's arm and became anything that work this way. They go "clickclackclickclack" it needed to be, whether that was an energy axe, razor wire, an energy blaster, or even a device for a bit, as they become any sort, or number, of removing other alien symbiotic weapons.
** Comicbook/{{Daredevil}}'s Cane/Grappling hook/Nunchucks/Billy Club/Simple Staff/Bulletproof shield/Katana/Recording Device/Taser/Gas Gun/Sniper Rifle/Back Scratcher.
** Comicbook/DeathsHead has several different
weapons (usually projectile weapons) that he needs.can swap his right hand with. His most common ones are a mace, an axe, a blaster, and several different types of missiles.



* ''Comicbook/AvengersTheInitiative'' introduced the Tactigon, an alien symbiotic weapon which attached to the wielder's arm and became anything that it needed to be, whether that was an energy axe, razor wire, an energy blaster, or even a device for removing other alien symbiotic weapons.
* Comicbook/DoomPatrol supervillain Codpiece has, well, a [[http://www.comicvine.com/codpiece/29-49255/ giant transforming codpiece weapon]].
* In ''Comicbook/FinalCrisis Aftermath: Run'', General Immortus' team of losers includes Miss Army Knife, the Woman of a Thousand Attachments, who ''is'' a Swiss Army Weapon.
* The Comicbook/BlueBeetle's scarab. When it bonded to Jaime Reyes, the [[LegacyCharacter latest Blue Beetle]], it gave him alien armor that can sprout energy weapons out of his forearms, or turn his entire arms from the elbows down into energy weapons if he needs something of a higher caliber. Also saw blades, gripping claws, and smaller extra arms when he needs to grasp more than two things at a time. He can fly by wings, by a rocket mounted on his back, or, in a heavy storm, by a surfboard attached to his feet.
* Comicbook/{{Daredevil}}'s Cane/Grappling hook/Nunchucks/Billy Club/Simple Staff/Bulletproof shield/Katana/Recording Device/Taser/Gas Gun/Sniper Rifle/Back Scratcher.
* Comicbook/DeathsHead has several different weapons that he can swap his right hand with. His most common ones are a mace, an axe, a blaster, and several different types of missiles.
* DC's 1958 space hero Rick Starr ''Space Ranger'' (no relation to Isaac Asimov's 1952 ''[[Literature/LuckyStarr David Starr, Space Ranger]]'') uses a "multi-raygun" that can fire an anti-gravity ray, bubble ray (imprisons the target in a forcefield bubble), dissolverizer ray, explosi-discs (energy grenades), paralysis ray, thermoblaze ray and anything else that a given plot might need.
* In Topps ''{{Franchise/Zorro}}'' comic, Lucien Machete had a HookHand had a number of attachments that allowed him to convert it into different weapons, including spring loaded blades that could be fired at an enemy.



* Thor's uru hammer Mjolnir is not only a nearly indestructible melee weapon, it can also be thrown to devastating effect, it controls the weather, fires various types of energy, opens interdimensional portals and enables the wielder to fly. Some of its other abilities (which have been used and/or referenced far less frequently) include its capacity to generate anti-matter, magnetism, force fields, intense heat, a magic neutralizing field, a memory-erasing aura, and the ability to freeze time.

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* Thor's uru hammer Mjolnir is not only Creator/ImageComics' cybernetic hero "Superpatriot" has arms that work this way. They go "clickclackclickclack" for a nearly indestructible melee weapon, bit, as they become any sort, or number, of weapons (usually projectile weapons) he needs.
* In Topps ''Franchise/{{Zorro}}'' comic, Lucien Machete had a HookHand had a number of attachments that allowed him to convert
it can also into different weapons, including spring loaded blades that could be thrown to devastating effect, it controls the weather, fires various types of energy, opens interdimensional portals and enables the wielder to fly. Some of its other abilities (which have been used and/or referenced far less frequently) include its capacity to generate anti-matter, magnetism, force fields, intense heat, a magic neutralizing field, a memory-erasing aura, and the ability to freeze time.fired at an enemy.



* Keytools in ''WesternAnimation/{{Reboot}}''. "Glitch! ''Anything!''"
** [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Glitch.]] ''[[CrowningMomentOfAwesome BFG.]]''
* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheTick'', "Little Wooden Boy and the Belly of Love", had a group of Swiss Mercenaries using oversized Swiss Army Knives that folds out into an array of weaponry, including zip-lines, laser blasters, flamethrowers, and helicopter rotors.
* Omi's Shimo Staff in ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown'' -- it's a small baton that can be transformed into any Melee weapon when wielded.
** It's made of solid water. Don't ask how that works, and keep in mind that this is a show with coins that make you leap like an insect, and shirts that weigh two tons and are indestructible.

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* Keytools Trevor Goodchild, nemesis of WesternAnimation/AeonFlux, carries a multifunction cigarette case and lighter that transforms into a derringer. In one episode (A Last Time for Everything) it's highlighted as a MacGuffin.
** Aeon's own weapon of choice, the FUG (Flux Universal Gun) is also fairly modular. It can be loaded with numerous different types of ammo, including rapid fire flechettes, high explosive shells, high explosive ''robot spiders'' & of course, [[GrapplingHookPistol pressurized gas cartridges & a grapple]].
* Spoofed
in ''WesternAnimation/{{Reboot}}''. "Glitch! ''Anything!''"
** [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Glitch.]] ''[[CrowningMomentOfAwesome BFG.]]''
* An
an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheTick'', "Little Wooden Boy ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'':
-->'''Stan:''' Pen-gun -- Mightier than the sword! Sword-gun -- mightier than the pen-gun!
* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', Aang's staff doubles as both a melee weapon
and a personal flight device. In the Belly of Love", had third season, he gets a group of Swiss Mercenaries using oversized Swiss Army Knives new staff that folds out into an array of weaponry, including zip-lines, laser blasters, flamethrowers, and helicopter rotors.
* Omi's Shimo Staff in ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown'' -- it's
has the same functions, but has a small baton that can be transformed snack compartment built into any Melee weapon when wielded.
** It's made
it.
* In ''WesternAnimation/Ben10Omniverse'', Rook's proto-tool serves as this, which has all sorts
of solid water. Don't ask how that works, functions such as a blaster, sword, grappling hook, scanner, shield, staff, bow and keep in mind that this is a show with coins that make you leap like an insect, arrow, and shirts that weigh two tons and are indestructible.that's not the whole list.



* The Lotus Blade from one episode of ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' was a magic sword that could turn in to any weapon. And a shield. [[MundaneUtility And a telephone.]]

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* The Lotus Blade from one episode ''WesternAnimation/GaltarAndTheGoldenLance'': the titular hero wields the titular weapon as a pair of ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' was sabers, which can join together at the pommel into a magic sword DoubleWeapon or combine into a more powerful sword, it also [[RetractableWeapon retracts]] into a double pommel shaped stick.
* In ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'' there's Hoss Delgado's replacement hand which has several diffrernt addons such as a steel fist, a [[ChainsawGood mini-chainsaw]]
that could turn in to any weapon. And he can launch with a shield. [[MundaneUtility And cross-bow, two different [[Franchise/StarWars lighsabers]], and on one occasion [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking a telephone.]]bouquet of flowers.]]



* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', Aang's staff doubles as both a melee weapon and a personal flight device. In the third season, he gets a new staff that has the same functions, but has a small snack compartment built into it.
* Trevor Goodchild, nemesis of WesternAnimation/AeonFlux, carries a multifunction cigarette case and lighter that transforms into a derringer. In one episode (A Last Time for Everything) it's highlighted as a MacGuffin.
** Aeon's own weapon of choice, the FUG (Flux Universal Gun) is also fairly modular. It can be loaded with numerous different types of ammo, including rapid fire flechettes, high explosive shells, high explosive ''robot spiders'' & of course, [[GrapplingHookPistol pressurized gas cartridges & a grapple]].
* ''Anime/{{Ulysses 31}}''. Whether you regard it as a laser gun with a lightsabre or a lightsabre with a laser gun either way there is not much else you need.



* The Lotus Blade from one episode of ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' was a magic sword that could turn in to any weapon. And a shield. [[MundaneUtility And a telephone.]]
* In ''WesternAnimation/OzzyAndDrix'', Drix has an ArmCannon that seems to be equipped with everything. This is lampshaded in one episode where it even has a blender mixer, and Maria asks why a Cold Pill would need that. His response? "You know, sometimes I wonder that myself!"
* Keytools in ''WesternAnimation/{{Reboot}}''. "Glitch! ''Anything!''"
** [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Glitch.]] ''[[CrowningMomentOfAwesome BFG.]]''
* A bounty hunter in ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'' named Ezekiel Clench has a pair of [[PowerFist metal gloves/prosthetic hands]] with a myriad of sub-weapons, including {{Finger Gun}}s, [[MoreDakka a machine gun]], a bola launcher, [[BladeBelowTheShoulder wrist daggers]], and tasers.



* ''WesternAnimation/GaltarAndTheGoldenLance'': the titular hero wields the titular weapon as a pair of sabers, which can join together at the pommel into a DoubleWeapon or combine into a more powerful sword, it also [[RetractableWeapon retracts]] into a double pommel shaped stick.
* In ''WesternAnimation/Ben10Omniverse'', Rook's proto-tool serves as this, which has all sorts of functions such as a blaster, sword, grappling hook, scanner, shield, staff, bow and arrow, and that's not the whole list.

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* ''WesternAnimation/GaltarAndTheGoldenLance'': the titular hero wields the titular weapon ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels''
** Ezra's lightsaber doubles
as a pair of sabers, blaster. This also has the benefit that it doesn't appear to be a lightsaber, which is useful given the fact that the characters are in hiding.
** The Lasat Bo-rifle
can join together at switch between a blaster rifle, an [[StaticStunGun electrostaff]], and a third form that somehow allows the pommel into a DoubleWeapon or combine into a more powerful sword, it also [[RetractableWeapon retracts]] into a double pommel shaped stick.
* In ''WesternAnimation/Ben10Omniverse'', Rook's proto-tool serves as this, which has all sorts of functions such as a blaster, sword, grappling hook, scanner, shield, staff, bow and arrow, and that's not
user to channel the whole list. Force.



* Spoofed in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'':
-->'''Stan:''' Pen-gun -- Mightier than the sword! Sword-gun -- mightier than the pen-gun!
* In ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'' there's Hoss Delgado's replacement hand which has several diffrernt addons such as a steel fist, a [[ChainsawGood mini-chainsaw]] that he can launch with a cross-bow, two different [[Franchise/StarWars lighsabers]], and on one occasion [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking a bouquet of flowers.]]

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* Spoofed in an An episode of ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'':
-->'''Stan:''' Pen-gun -- Mightier than
''WesternAnimation/TheTick'', "Little Wooden Boy and the sword! Sword-gun -- mightier than the pen-gun!
* In ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'' there's Hoss Delgado's replacement hand which has several diffrernt addons such as
Belly of Love", had a steel fist, a [[ChainsawGood mini-chainsaw]] group of Swiss Mercenaries using oversized Swiss Army Knives that he can launch with a cross-bow, two different [[Franchise/StarWars lighsabers]], folds out into an array of weaponry, including zip-lines, laser blasters, flamethrowers, and on one occasion [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking a bouquet of flowers.]] helicopter rotors.



* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels''
** Ezra's lightsaber doubles as a blaster. This also has the benefit that it doesn't appear to be a lightsaber, which is useful given the fact that the characters are in hiding.
** The Lasat Bo-rifle can switch between a blaster rifle, an [[StaticStunGun electrostaff]], and a third form that somehow allows the user to channel the Force.
* In ''WesternAnimation/OzzyAndDrix'', Drix has an ArmCannon that seems to be equipped with everything. This is lampshaded in one episode where it even has a blender mixer, and Maria asks why a Cold Pill would need that. His response? "You know, sometimes I wonder that myself!"
* A bounty hunter in ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'' named Ezekiel Clench has a pair of [[PowerFist metal gloves/prosthetic hands]] with a myriad of sub-weapons, including {{Finger Gun}}s, [[MoreDakka a machine gun]], a bola launcher, [[BladeBelowTheShoulder wrist daggers]], and tasers.

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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels''
** Ezra's lightsaber doubles
''Anime/{{Ulysses 31}}''. Whether you regard it as a blaster. This also has the benefit that it doesn't appear to be a lightsaber, which is useful given the fact that the characters are in hiding.
** The Lasat Bo-rifle can switch between a blaster rifle, an [[StaticStunGun electrostaff]], and a third form that somehow allows the user to channel the Force.
* In ''WesternAnimation/OzzyAndDrix'', Drix has an ArmCannon that seems to be equipped with everything. This is lampshaded in one episode where it even has a blender mixer, and Maria asks why a Cold Pill would need that. His response? "You know, sometimes I wonder that myself!"
* A bounty hunter in ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'' named Ezekiel Clench has a pair of [[PowerFist metal gloves/prosthetic hands]]
laser gun with a myriad lightsabre or a lightsabre with a laser gun either way there is not much else you need.
* Omi's Shimo Staff in ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown'' -- it's a small baton that can be transformed into any Melee weapon when wielded.
** It's made
of sub-weapons, including {{Finger Gun}}s, [[MoreDakka a machine gun]], a bola launcher, [[BladeBelowTheShoulder wrist daggers]], solid water. Don't ask how that works, and tasers.keep in mind that this is a show with coins that make you leap like an insect, and shirts that weigh two tons and are indestructible.
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