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Disks, plates, saw blades
, and even shields
and manhole covers are effective weapons when thrown
. This type of weapon is typically a Pinball Projectile
or Precision-Guided Boomerang
See also Rings of Death
, Improvised Weapon
, and Improbable Use of a Weapon
Anime and Manga
- If we count energy disks, Krillin's Destructo Disk from Dragon Ball Z which acts like a sawblade that cuts through anything.
- Eternal Sailor Moon does this with a pizza. Though it's technically a Shout-Out to her first attack, Moon Frisbee/Moon Tiara Action.
- Trash can lids has been used, by Steve Rogers IIRC (he was out of costume and had to improvise).
- Captain America's one-time sidekick Nomad used weighted throwing disks as weapons.
- The Marvel superhero Ricochet, who has the superability to throw discs and have them hit whatever he wants.
- There is a minor villain in the Marvel Universe called Discus. Guess what he hurls as weapons?
- Ozymandias uses his plate as one during the climactic fight of Watchmen.
- One of the New Universe characters had telekenetic control over one object and one object only... a hubcap.
- LEGO: the Throwbots/Slizer series featured robots that throw disks.
- BIONICLE, the successor of the before mentioned series and Roboriders, reuses the disk as weapons for Matoran. Later, Kanoka Disks were added, fired using a launcher.