Created By: lalalei2001 on January 20, 2012

Combat Cape

Articles of clothing used as weapons.

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Capes, hoods, and impossibly long clothes look cool on both heroes and villains. But what's even cooler is when they're used in battle.

Note that this isn't Powered Armor and related defensive tropes; Combat Cape is when clothing is used for offensive purposes.


Comic Books
  • Marvel Comics character Cloak used a cape to entangle opponents.

Western Animation
  • In Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Frollo throws his cape over Quasimodo, then yanks him forward and almost topples him off a ledge.
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