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16th Apr '16 7:15:13 PM foxley
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* Raptorella uses arrows with explosive when she is HuntingTheMostDangerousGame, using Miriem as her prey, in ''ComicBook/{{Cavewoman}}: Raptorella''.
13th Apr '16 3:32:03 PM WillKeaton
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* In ancient Persia, [[http://margo.student.utwente.nl/sagi/artikel/retarrow/retarrow.html returning arrows were known]], and have been reconstructed and used. They're light, and have very short range, and are strictly for showing off the fletcher's and archer's skill, but they do indeed return.

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* In ancient Persia, [[http://margo.student.utwente.nl/sagi/artikel/retarrow/retarrow.html returning arrows were known]], known,]] and have been reconstructed and used. They're light, and have very short range, and are strictly for showing off the fletcher's and archer's skill, but they do indeed return.
9th Apr '16 8:29:48 PM Alceister
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* The Japanese developed arrowheads that whistle and cut rope.

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* The Much like the Mongols, Japanese developed archers during the Heian period used whistling arrowheads that whistle for signalling and cut rope.for scaring the enemy, but they were also used for ritualistic purposes as well.



* Flu-flu arrows are designed to go only short distances, allowing you to find your arrows easier. Not really a trick but very useful. They were often blunt, which meant they could kill small game by sheer impact but not larger game like deer. Which was very important if you didn't want to get hung. Aslo blunt arrows don't get stuck in trees as much.

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* Flu-flu arrows are blunt arrows, designed to go travel only short distances, allowing you to find your arrows easier. Not really a trick but very useful. distances. They were often blunt, meant for hunting small game and birds, which meant they could kill small game by sheer impact but not larger game like deer. Which was very important if you didn't want or cripple without causing substantial damage to get hung. Aslo blunt arrows flesh. They are also a lot easier to retrieve, since they don't get stuck end up burying themselves in trees as much.
whatever they end up hitting.
8th Apr '16 12:23:46 AM shinykittie
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***Most of his normal arrows are handwaved as being "tranq arrows." Although we never see what the arrowhead looks like on screen, and adding tranquilizer to a normal arrowhead wouldn't decrease its lethality.
13th Feb '16 5:02:20 AM Nazetrime
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* In ''Series/{{Noob}}'', Gaëa, the archer reroll of Gaea's player, is sometimes seen using element-imbued arrows.
21st Jan '16 2:10:41 AM jormis29
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** Alan Moore's run on ''{{Supreme}}'' introduced the Fisherman and Skipper, CaptainErsatz versions of the Green Arrow and Speedy who used trick ''fishing lures''.

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** Alan Moore's run on ''{{Supreme}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Supreme}}'' introduced the Fisherman and Skipper, CaptainErsatz versions of the Green Arrow and Speedy who used trick ''fishing lures''.
12th Jan '16 7:15:55 AM DarkStorm
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* The "Trick Arrow" powerset in ''VideoGame/CityOfHeroes'' includes, among others, Glue Arrow, Poison Gas Arrow, Oil Slick Arrow, and Electromagnetic Pulse Arrow.
** Similarly, Blasters get access to the Archery power set, which allows for [[ArrowsOnFire flaming arrows]] and stunning quarrels.
** Did we mention the Oil made by the Oil Slick Arrow can [[KillItWithFire catch on fire]]?

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* The "Trick Arrow" support powerset in ''VideoGame/CityOfHeroes'' includes, included, among others, Glue Arrow, Poison Gas Arrow, Oil Slick Arrow, and Electromagnetic Pulse Arrow.
** Similarly, Blasters get For direct damage, Blasters, Corruptors, and Defenders got access to the Archery power set, which allows allowed for [[ArrowsOnFire flaming arrows]] and stunning quarrels.
blunt arrows that stunned opponents, plus firing multiple arrows at once (Fistful of Arrows and Arrow Rain).
** Did we mention Plus, the Oil oil made by the Oil Slick Arrow can could [[KillItWithFire catch on fire]]?fire]] if a fire or energy attack hit the pool.
26th Dec '15 6:34:03 PM nombretomado
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** Perhaps his most outrageous trick arrow in the SilverAge was one that hovered in midair on a miniature helicopter rotor, and then deployed ''three mirrors'' around the shaft, allowing Green Arrow to look at the people hidden in the middle of a crowd.

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** Perhaps his most outrageous trick arrow in the SilverAge UsefulNotes/{{the Silver Age|of Comic Books}} was one that hovered in midair on a miniature helicopter rotor, and then deployed ''three mirrors'' around the shaft, allowing Green Arrow to look at the people hidden in the middle of a crowd.



** In Oliver Queen's SilverAge origin story, he manages to make a drill arrow while marooned on an island. It's powered by a wound-up elastic (rubber band), which came from his socks.

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** In Oliver Queen's SilverAge [[UsefulNotes/TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]] origin story, he manages to make a drill arrow while marooned on an island. It's powered by a wound-up elastic (rubber band), which came from his socks.
1st Dec '15 6:15:59 PM ZemplinTemplar
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* Garrett in the ''VideoGame/{{Thief}}'' series has a wide arsenal of magic arrows to use, most notably the water arrow used for dousing torches at long range. The first game is {{unwinnable}} without them.

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* Garrett in the ''VideoGame/{{Thief}}'' series has a fairly wide arsenal of magic both magical and gadget arrows to use, he can use - most notably the water arrow arrow, used for dousing torches at long range. The first game is {{unwinnable}} without them.
21st Nov '15 2:57:43 AM Koveras
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* There is a metric crapton of trick arrow varieties in ''VideoGame/DivinityOriginalSin'', as they are the main means of delivering elemental effects onto enemies for non-magical player characters. They also have a slight tactical advantage over magical spells in that their trajectories are not blocked by friendly combatants, so an archer can fire elemental arrows at the enemy from behind the tank's back without having to expose themselves.
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