* [[TwoWordsObviousTrope Three words]]: [[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim FUS RO DAH]]!
** In ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' lore, some special [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy Nords]] known as Tongues use a power called the Thu'um, which is used to shout with various effects ranging from sharpening swords to teleporting to wherever their shout lands. The strongest Tongues, known as the Greybeards, are said to be [[PersonOfMassDestruction so powerful that they have to gag themselves and use sign language]] in order to not destroy everything around them by simply talking.
** In ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'', we actually get to use the Thu'um, where it is explained that it is literally a LanguageOfMagic that [[RealityWarper makes real whatever is spoken in it]]. The Thu'um uses the dragon language, as dragons naturally have the power to alter reality by simply speaking. When they're "breathing" fire, they're technically commanding fire to come into existence, and battles between dragons are essentially very loud debates. (Gives a new meaning to FlameWar).
** We also get to meet the Greybeards. When they call for the Dragonborn, ''all of Skyrim'' can hear it. When they whisper, it shakes the mountain they live on.
** The Dragonborn is special because s/he can use the Thu'um without any training after absorbing dragon souls, thanks to being the spirit of a dragon in a mortal coil.
** There are also... other people who can use the Thu'um. When you see a Draugr with a pointy helmet [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast and the words "death," "over," or "lord" somewhere in its name]], ''brace yourself''. Ulfric Stormcloak can also Shout, as can Miraak, the BigBad of the ''Dragonborn'' DLC, as well as the BonusBoss known as "The Ebony Warrior."
* The Mercenary (Melee AreaOfEffect) class in ''DragonNest'' has an entire range of shout skills. One of the higher level ones actually ''creates a vacuum when he inhales'' to bring enemies closer so that the actual shout can hit more of them.
* {{VideoGame/Kirby}} with his "Mike" powerup.
* ''{{Franchise/Pokemon}}'' has a few attacks like this, such as Uproar and Hyper Voice. There are also sound-based [[StatusBuff status-affecting]] moves such as Screech and Supersonic, and the Pokémon ability Soundproof can protect a Pokémon from any sound-based attacks. The evolutionary line of Whismur/Loudred/Exploud and Noibat/Noivern are also all based on this trope.
* Queen Sindel from ''Franchise/MortalKombat''. Notable in that she can '''''scream the flesh off people.'''''
* Redeads in ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'' can stun people with their screams.
** Skull Kid in ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask Majora's Mask]]'', whose scream ''speeds up the falling of the moon''.
** Pol's Voices can be stunned by the player shouting into the microphone--on systems that have one, that is. ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaPhantomHourglass Phantom Hourglass]]'' was the first game where this was possible outside Japan, but it could be done in the original ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZelda'' using the microphone built into the Famicom's second controller.
* Warriors in ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' get a few "shout" attacks. They don't damage, but at least one causes "fear".
** As of ''Mists of Pandaria'', Warriors can pick a talent called "Dragon Roar", which on top of being a possible ShoutOut to Skyrim, deals fire damage to all nearby enemies.
** Warlocks also have Howl of Terror (causes fear), priests have Psychic Scream, but the name implies it to be a magical effect rather than actual noise.
** Some enemies and boss monsters have sound-based attacks too. Some cause fear or reduce stats like the one usable by players, but a few actually do damage. A notable mention goes to Murmur, who is apparently an elemental embodiment of sound. [[GameplayAndStorySegregation According to an ingame book, his voice can destroy worlds, but when the player fight him he's greatly weakened after a failed summoning attempt and can be defeated by 5 people.]]
* In ''VideoGame/GuildWars'' Shout skills are simply skills that have no cast time (and, indeed, can be used while you're casting or using another skill) and have an effective range of "earshot" (which is approximately aggro range). Their effects are generally damage modification (either increasing or decreasing it), but one shout, "You Move Like A Dwarf", actually damages, knocks down, and ''cripples'' whichever foe you have targeted when you use it.
** Similarly, ''VideoGame/TheLordOfTheRingsOnline'' has many, many damaging shouts. Minstrels alone get at least three ways to kill via yelling, with bonus points to Dwarven minstrels, whose shouts, rather than wordless "AAGH!" of every other race, consist of the war-cry "Baruk Khazâd! Khazâd ai-męnu!"
* The barbarian of ''VideoGame/{{Diablo}} II'' has a number of vocal capabilities (howl, taunt, shout, battle cry, battle orders, war cry and battle command) with a number of effects on enemies ranging from fear, stunning or status penalties all the way to immediate damage. And they can grant allies temporary buffs.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Condemned}}'' and its sequel, there's a whole cult with this ability. [[spoiler: You're one of them, and gain it for the last level of ''Condemned 2''.]]
* ''VideoGame/MegaMan'' and Shade Man had the sonic weapon "Noise Crush" in ''[[VideoGame/MegaMan7 7]]'', but that came from their ArmCannon.
** It gets played completely straight with [[VideoGame/MegaManBattleNetwork the EXE adaptation]] -- Shademan's standard attack (Noise Crush), its [[SummonMagic [=NaviChip=]]], and same-name [[LimitBreak Program Advance]]. Also played straight with a series of viruses called the Trumpy family -- each one will off-and-on [[BrownNote blast music that will make allies invincible, confuse you, temporarily immobilize you, or (in the later games) render enemies unviewable]] [[InterfaceScrew (that is, they disappeared from your vision completely)]].
** One variation of the Trumpy Virus produces a blast of music that, while it does not impair you in any way, will still prove an annoyance, by ''completely'' refilling a fellow mook's (or it's own) HP. As it is usually teamed up with viruses with sizable HP, as well has having a lot itself, [[ShootTheMedicFirst you WILL want to defeat it first.]]
* In a twist on this trope, the Street Jam psych from ''VideoGame/TheWorldEndsWithYou'' is triggered when the player stimulates the DS' mic. It comprises of Neku summoning giant speakers that blast sound into every Noise in the current battle. A variant, the Twister psych, turns mic stimulation into gusts of wind that blow enemies up and then slam them down.
* Fortissimo from ''FreedomForce vs The Third Reich'', fitting for an Italian opera singer. Naturally, his vocal blasts are accompanied by a high note.
* ''VideoGame/EccoTheDolphin'' gets various weapons-grade augmentations to his voice over the course of his games; he ''is'' a dolphin, after all.
* ''VideoGame/MagicalBattleArena'' turned [[{{LightNovel/Slayers}} Naga]]'s NoblewomansLaugh into this for her LimitBreak Super Move, where she encases her target in ice with a [[AnIcePerson Freeze Arrow]] then simply laughs beside her hapless victim, dealing massive damage. Somehow, [[RuleOfFunny this just feels right]].
* In ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquerRedAlert3'' the Allied attack dog and Soviet war bear have functionally-identical stun abilities based on their roar/bark. The dog has an amplifier to help, and can pass this along to the Multigunner IFV if the dog hops in the shotgun seat. The Allied dolphin (also in Red Alert 2) has an amplified sonic weapon as an actual damaging attack that can take out boats if they attack in groups.
** In ''Tiberian Sun'', the GDI had the Disruptor tank which was derived from Scrin technology. It fired high powered sound waves at targets, and was one of the more powerful units in the game. In ''Tiberium Wars'', GDI used sonic weapons as static base defenses, and later built smaller mobile versions as well. According to the backstory, this technology was useful in combating the spread of tiberium, though it doesn't seem to have much of an in-game effect.
* ''VideoGame/UniverseAtWar'' has the Amplifier for the Novus faction, which basically functions as a sonic artillery unit.
* ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublicIITheSithLords'' has the Force Scream power, which is one of the best Force powers in the entire game. [[note]]At master level it deals 7d6 points of damage AND reduces all attributes by 6 points (-3 modifier), thus reducing the enemy's Vitality, Force points, damage, defense, chance to hit, saves...pretty much everything. Not to mention it is tougher to save against (''10''+level+Wisdom mod+Charisma mod rather than 5) and deals area damage.
* The sirens in ''VideoGame/GodOfWar II'' have a migraine inducing attack of this nature.[[/note]]
* The Sonic Boom weapon in ''VideoGame/DestroyAllHumans'', which uses audio waves from Crypto's FlyingSaucer to bring down buildings and send vehicles flying.
* In ''VideoGame/GodzillaDestroyAllMonstersMelee'' and its sequels, Anguirus, the go-to BadassNormal of {{Kaiju}} appearing in the ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}'' series, uses his really loud roar as his ranged attack against monsters who instead have {{Breath Weapon}}s and lasers as theirs.
** Titanosaurus and Varan, two other BadassNormal {{Kaiju}}, get sonic beams in the third game in the series, ''Unleashed''.
* Cynder in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfSpyro: Dawn of the Dragon'' has one of these, officially called "Fear" in-game.
* The Sonic weapons in ''{{VideoGame/X-COM}}: Terror From The Deep'', which are this game's equivalent to the first game's Plasma weapons.
* [[VideoGame/BackyardSports OH MY GOD IT'S A SCREAMING LINE DRIVE!]]
* Guile of ''Franchise/StreetFighter'' has Sonic Boom and Flash Kick as special attacks. [[AllThereInTheManual It's explained]] as him punching/kicking so hard that his fist/foot reaches supersonic speeds.
* From ''VideoGame/BioShock2'': KYYYYYYYAAAAAAAAAA!!!!! (Screen distorts) [[MascotMook Mr B! Mr B!]] [[DarkActionGirl Big Sister]] doesn't want you playing with me...
* ''VideoGame/BioShockInfinite'', meanwhile, has two monstrous enemies who have screaming as a big part of their motif. The Siren's voice is so powerful she can tear through the veil between worlds, allowing her to summon the souls of the dead -- she uses this to resurrect the enemies you kill. The Boy of Silence, on the other hand, is a living alarm system whose freakish scream draws swarms of enemies to kill you.
* In ''VideoGame/NewSuperMarioBrosWii'', Bowser does this [[spoiler: in the final battle]], but it doesn't do any damage, just pushes you back a little.
** Bowser Jr. uses sound waves as part of his super ability and mega strike in ''Mario Strikers Charged''.
* The StringyHairedGhostGirl enemy in ''TheHauntedMansion'' video game uses this attack.
* [[http://cutstuff.net/blog/?page_id=1520 The Sjas]] in ''VideoGame/GhoulsVsHumans'' can attack with supersonic shouts (and even when he doesn't attack this way, he [[HellIsThatNoise screams bloody murder]] all the time.)
* Rikuo/Aulbath from ''VideoGame/{{Darkstalkers}}'' has a special move called Sonic Wave, where he emits ultra-sonic waves to stun his opponents and that inflicts some damage on them.
* ''VideoGame/CityOfHeroes'' offers Sonic Attack and Sonic Resonance as powersets. The default animation for these powers are a range of screams and shouts. Oddly, while Sonic Attack damages targets and renders them vulnerable to more damage, Sonic Resonance includes a number of powers that make your allies tougher instead. All by making strange shrieking noises.
* One of the warrior's abilities in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'' is "War Cry". When upgraded it can knock enemies off their feet.
* Some minor enemies in ''VideoGame/GoldenSun'' games can use a vocal attack. Bats unleash sonic waves, Harpies let out a shriek, and [[spoiler: [[DemonicSpiders Scuttlers]] [[HellIsThatNoise bellow a bloodcurdling cry]]]]. These deal damage and sometimes prevent an action or even stun a character. Also, until ''Dark Dawn'', unleashed weapon techniques were narrated as "(character)'s (weapon) lets out a howl! [[CallingYourAttacks (technique name)]]!"
* ''VideoGame/Warframe'' has the Banshee warframe, which primarily relies on sonic strikes and echolocation to find and kill enemies.
* In ''VideoGame/BrutalLegend'', General Llyonwhite does this to a mirror falling on him. [[spoiler: Unfortunately for him, his scream [[GlassShatteringSound breaks the mirror]] and the huge, sharp shards kill him]]
* Popka from ''VideoGame/{{Klonoa}}'' has this as his LimitBreak in ''Klonoa Beach Volleyball''.
* In ''VideoGame/MonsterHunter'', the majority of the monster's roars have the ability to stun you and, for the most part, can only be avoided by rolling or blocking with your weapon. However, some monster's roars (such as the [[LightningBruiser Tigrex]])have roars powerful enough to inflict minor damage and send you hurtling dozens of feet across the landscape.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Archon}}'', Banshees have this as their power. It has very short range, but they are the only melee unit that can move and attack at the same time.
* In ''VideoGame/DuneII'', after getting the IX building upgrade, House Atreides can manufacture Sonic Tanks, capable of hitting multiple targets if they're all in the line of fire.
* In the flash-based webgame ''Swords and Sandals 2'', a valid min-maxing strategy is to focus mostly on Charisma, so that your Taunt skill becomes your free, deadly, ranged, and only, weapon.
* Mauru, the resident [[Anime/MyNeighborTotoro Totoro]] {{expy}} in ''VideoGame/WakuWaku7'', is CuteButCacophonic, and has a very loud shout as his LimitBreak.
* ''VideoGame/DeadRising2'': Metal band Angel Lust obliterates an entire horde of zombies by [[YourHeadASplode blowing up their heads]] with a deafening BigRockEnding. This specific trope would best apply to Jeanna, the band’s sultry siren of a lead singer, but her MetalScream is only implied, and never actually heard on the soundtrack. Rescuing the band allows the player to craft a "Power Guitar", a combination of an electric guitar and amp that will blow the heads off of zombies with ThePowerOfRock.
* Orc barbarians in ''VideoGame/HeroesOfMightAndMagic V'' are forbidden from learning magic, instead they get a selection of battlecries that function as buffs for their soldiers.
* [[GreekMythology Orpheus]], one of the titular [[GuardianEntity Personas]] in ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}'' is seen attacking in this way, thanks to the big speaker embedded in its torso. It's worth noting that this ability is [[GameplayAndStorySegregation only shown in cutscenes]]; Orpheus only casts regular magic and [[InstrumentOfMurder bashes enemies with its huge harp]] in actual gameplay.
** In the SpinOff ''VideoGame/Persona4Arena'', Kanji Tatsumi's standing heavy normal attack is him screaming "You want some?" with a large speech bubble appearing behind him and damaging the opponent if they touch it.
* Kyouko Kasodani from [[{{VideoGame/Touhou}} Touhou Project]] is able to manipulate sound waves. Her attacks are normally centered on her amplifying her own voice to ungodly levels and stunning her prey with infinitely-repeating echoes. On a related note, the Prismriver sisters' attacks include actual visible sound waves in the form of musical notes, but their powers are limited to what their instruments can do.
* In ''VideoGame/AfterTheWar'', certain hybrids will attack you with a cone of loud sound, which will also knock down even enemies caught in the middle.
* ''VideoGame/AtlantisNoNazo'' has a microphone powerup that lets the player stun all enemies on the screen by shouting into the second Famicom controller.
* Lakelurks from ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' have a sonic shriek attack. And it ''hurts''.
** Lakelurks are based on the Mirelurk King from ''[[{{VideoGame/Fallout3}} Fallout 3]]''. He has the same attack, and it ''does'' hurt a lot (it ignores armor).
** ''New Vegas'' also has the Sonic Emitter in the ''Old World Blues'' DLC, basically a gun which fires sonic blasts that play hell on anything mechanical, and can disable forcefields. You can also bring more samples to one of your AI helpers so he can tinker with your emitter and change the blast's effects. Or, in his words, "Get me a good sample base to work from and I can whip up a wave that makes Jericho look like a kazoo".
* If you ever so sadly happen to pull a mandrake out of pot without the earplugs equipped in ''VideoGame/MadFather'', it unleashes a hellish scream that can ''kill'' Aya.
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