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When bows and arrows are incredibly powerful weapons (sometimes moreso than guns).
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(permanent link) added: 2013-08-20 21:33:42 sponsor: Lemadman edited by: Arivne (last reply: 2013-08-22 15:54:44)

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The inverse of Annoying Arrows, where bows and arrows are extremely powerful weapons, such as in movies like Avatar, where the natives are shown to kill heaps of people wearing armor with mere arrows. Does the trope exist?

Further expanding upon the idea, the bows and arrows aren't necessarily opposing guns. This is about arrows being used as equivalents to other weapons, or even technologically advanced bows (laser arrows, anyone?) being used. The concept is different to guns are useless, where guns are just seen as pinpricks, and other weapons (such as the bow) are superior - this is more about the interpretation of bows as uber-weapons.
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