DiscardedYKTTW Power Pincers YKTTW Discussion
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Pincers and clamps as weapons. A common element for Giant Enemy Crabs and Scary Scorpions, as well as certain Big Creepy-Crawlies.
Examples: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.
- BIONICLE: Nidhiki and Carapar
- 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.
- Pokémon: the move Crabhammer, exclusive to crustacean Pokemon such as the Krabby and Crophish lines.
- Other examples include Pinsir and Scizor,
- Mega Man Star Force has Cancer Bubble.
- Bloodlust from Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, which is part machete, part pincer.
- Clamps of the Robot Mafia from Futurama's main weapon is his clamp hands.