Pincers and clamps as weapons. A common element for Giant Enemy Crabs
and Scary Scorpions
, as well as certain Big Creepy-Crawlies
Anime and Manga
- The pincer claws on the Astaroth Gundam in Gundam X
- Subverted in 52, when Hannibal transforms into a giant crab and tries to crush Steel. Steel then sacrifices his suit to break free—literally, breaking Hannibal's hand.
- The Big Bad in The Mummy Returns besides Imhotep, The Scorpion King, is revealed to be human from the waist-up with scorpion pincers for arms.
- The Scorpion Lady from Journey to the West seems to wield a sort of trident, but it really was her pincers.
- Orks from Warhammer 40,000 like to use Power Klaws, big hydraulic pincers that can rip through armor.
- Clamps of the Robot Mafia from Futurama's main weapon is his clamp hands.