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14th Aug '16 9:59:33 AM nombretomado
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* [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyV Bartz]] does this when confronting his ArchEnemy Ex-Death during a pre-battle cutscene in ''[[DissidiaFinalFantasy Dissidia: Final Fantasy]]''. For the {{Squee}} of the audience, he does this while holding [[DittoFighter his partners's weapons]]: the [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII Buster Sword]] [[SticksToTheBack to his back]] and the [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII Revolver Gunblade]] pointed at the opponent. In the same game, this is also the [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyI Warrior of Light's]] pre-battle AssKickingPose.

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* [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyV Bartz]] does this when confronting his ArchEnemy Ex-Death during a pre-battle cutscene in ''[[DissidiaFinalFantasy Dissidia: Final Fantasy]]''.''VideoGame/DissidiaFinalFantasy''. For the {{Squee}} of the audience, he does this while holding [[DittoFighter his partners's weapons]]: the [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII Buster Sword]] [[SticksToTheBack to his back]] and the [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII Revolver Gunblade]] pointed at the opponent. In the same game, this is also the [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyI Warrior of Light's]] pre-battle AssKickingPose.
7th Aug '16 6:28:46 PM nombretomado
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* WebAnimation ''DeadFantasy 2''. Rinoa does this toward her opponents when she first confronts them.

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\n* WebAnimation ''DeadFantasy ''WebAnimation/DeadFantasy 2''. Rinoa does this toward her opponents when she first confronts them.
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23rd Jul '16 12:04:41 PM storymasterb
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* The Legion Etiquette gesture in ''VideoGame/DarkSoulsIII'' basically consists of this, and is used to salute an enemy. The Abyss Watchers boss actually performs it towards the player in their pre-battle cutscene, as it is a symbol of the Undead Legion the Watchers belong to.
20th May '16 8:24:37 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Hiei of ''YuYuHakusho'' enjoys this trope.

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* Hiei of ''YuYuHakusho'' ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' enjoys this trope.
6th May '16 3:37:07 AM erana
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** The one-handed-plus-buckler version is refered to in [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Armouries_Ms._I.33 Medieval treatises]] as "the center of swordplay" not because of it being effective as a guard (see above), but because most movements would involve (briefly) adopting this position (so a fencer must knew what to do from and against it).
12th Feb '16 3:14:41 AM lavendermintrose
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* In the end of the first episode of ''{{Anime/K}}'', Kuroh does this to Shiro right after saving him from the guys that were trying to set him on fire.
11th Feb '16 8:16:30 AM GigaHand
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* Zacharias Barnham from ''ProfessorLaytonVsAceAttorney'' does this in lieu of GivingSomeoneThePointerFinger.
23rd Jan '16 11:12:30 PM GrammarNavi
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* During the [[SuperSmashBros Subspace Emissary]]; Ike, Marth, and Metaknight do this at the same time before part 3 of the Battlefield Fortress.

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* During the [[SuperSmashBros [[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Subspace Emissary]]; Ike, Marth, and Metaknight Meta Knight do this at the same time before part 3 of the Battlefield Fortress.
6th Jan '16 10:15:21 PM nombretomado
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* In the ''SoulSeries'' of video games, in a couple of each of their victory poses, Siegfried and Nightmare point with their {{BFS}}.

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* In the ''SoulSeries'' ''VideoGame/SoulSeries'' of video games, in a couple of each of their victory poses, Siegfried and Nightmare point with their {{BFS}}.
3rd Jan '16 11:44:10 AM nombretomado
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* Chrona from ''SoulEater'' tended to assume a stance like this (when [[EquippableAlly Ragnorak]] took the form of a broadsword) with hir sword pointed ahead and off hand arm folded across hir chest.

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* Chrona from ''SoulEater'' ''Manga/SoulEater'' tended to assume a stance like this (when [[EquippableAlly Ragnorak]] took the form of a broadsword) with hir sword pointed ahead and off hand arm folded across hir chest.
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