Hand Stab YKTTW Discussion

Hand Stab
Someone stabs someone else with their hand, fingers straight out forward, usually to the chest.
(permanent link) added: 2012-06-07 19:06:21 sponsor: GoldenSpot5 edited by: IchigoMontoya (last reply: 2012-11-09 14:39:32)

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A specific subtrope of Impaled with Extreme Prejudice. What better way to show that someone's a total badass than being able to run their foes through with their bare hands? Bonus points if the guy doing it DOESN'T have claws.

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  • Weiss does this to Nero in Final Fantasy VII: Dirge of Cerberus after his resurrection.

  • Albert Wesker from Resident Evil is a big fan of this move.

  • This is how Agent Smith from The Matrix infects his victims and turns them into copies of himself.

  • From Naruto: It's pushing it, but Kakashi and Sasuke's basic Lightning Blade could be called this, especially notable when Kakashi first uses it against Haku.

  • One of the Banshee's One-Hit Kill attacks in Mass Effect 3 involves them grabbing you and ramming their hand through your chest.

  • Beelzemon kills Leomon this way in Digimon Tamers.

  • Starscream kills Cliffjumper this way in Transformers Prime.
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