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Improbable Weapon User:
A pizza. Yes, people...a pizza...
Lampshaded in this strip:
"Zeetha, why are you using a shovel instead of your swords?"
"Silly girl! You can't dig a hole with swords!"
and here during the Bar fight:
"You just said 'No weapons.'"
"That wasn't a weapon, that was a chair."
"Well then, give me a chair!"
This one continues on the next page.
"Tankard! Not a weapon!"
Ax-Crazy pirate queen Bangladesh Dupree is tasked with guard duty and told to kill anyone who enters the room unauthorized. She asks if she is allowed to use any weapon she wants; the list includes cheese.
That one's not to hard to figure out; you just ram the cheese down the person's throat until they choke.
Othar Tryggvassen, " Gentleman Adventurer!" is apparently skilled in Norwegian Sweater Fighting.
Agatha hits an opponent with a book. A book entitled ' Using Found Objects as Weapons'.
Punch/Adam Clay is able to flick rivets with bullet-level velocity and with quite a degree of marksmanship.
In , VG Cats "It's a rat-flail!"
Problem Sleuth Grand Piano Scythe! Bowen Stilson Dogg Bust Scythe! Teaspoon Scythe! Ugly Dog Scythe! Fancy Santa Scythe! A-BOMB SCYTHE! are just the Gambit Schema attacks for one character. The regular weapons include a set of keys (revolver), a tube of lipstick ( chainsaw), a paint roller (taser), paint stripper ( flamethrower), a hairpin ( machine gun), a teddy bear (knife), a sextant ( sniper rifle), and a typewriter (the series' Infinity Plus One Tommy Gun). Thanks to the Good Bad Bug Running Gag, anything can be a lethal weapon.
Lots of this pops up during the battle with DMK too. Cinderblocks, stone busts, crates and barrels, candy, and even two time-traveling versions of Pickle Inspector are used as weapons. It's safe to say that practically runs on this trope and MS Paint Adventures Mundane Made Awesome.
Speaking of , Rose Lalonde from the latest adventure MS Paint Adventures uses Homestuck knitting needles as a weapon.
Also from Homestuck, Mr. Egbert's weapons of choise are cakes and SHAVING CREAM.
Bro rivals Mr. Egbert up there, by using in his fight against Dave. He also knows the art of "weaponizing a Lil' Cal sylladex", by loading it with heavy items to be expelled as projectile weaponry when needed.
The STRIFE SPECIBUS is pretty much made of this trope, as almost anything can be used as a weapon, from crowbars to fancy santas and
stuffed plush bunny. Strife Specibi use normal stuff like Gunkind and Swordkind, as well as things like Dicekind and Canekind.
And now, Spoonkind.
Close examination of the back of John's STRIFE SPECIBUS before he sets it to Hammerkind reveals that ice skates, gloves, aerosoles, and more are all possible weapons.
In '' The Adventures of Dr. McNinja, Dr. McNinja at one point uses frozen shamrocks as shuriken, which he found very...ridiculous.
"Ghost Cop got a gun that shoots a tornado of bullets and unicorns. Sockarang got a gun that will shoot whatever you want onto you.
Axe Cop got a plunger.
Hanna of tries to face supernatural monsters with a cheap hammer and... a Hanna Is Not a Boy's Name magic marker.
Grape Jelly of is fond of wielding a broom as a weapon, which she first did to ward off a pair of raccoons who had broken into her kitchen. Tame enough, right? But later on in the comic it's revealed that Housepets! she once did the same thing to beat the crap out of a kidnapper and his pet . Though she didn't actually do it, Grape has also threatened to suck down the end of a candy cane and shank someone with it.
alligator. And he was an armed kidnapper. And she was still a kitten at the time! In when Martin and Steve are attacked by the vigilante Vespavenger they defend themselves with what's on hand, a stop sign and a trash can lid. Lampshades Questionable Content JRPGs when Martin comments,"I am nowhere near effeminate or spiky haired enough for this.
The stop sign makes a reappearance, along with a broom, when Martin, Faye, and Dora confront the Vespavenger.
In , we have the Buck Godot: Zap Gun for Hire Hoffmanite Throwing Fork and the apparently more dangerous Spoon.
The Order of the Stick : Donvovan is forced to be one of these by his sword. Yo-yo, Frying Pan, anything BUT "sword"!
MSF High In we have Amber who wields a vicious pushy-popcorn-ball-popper-thingy.
Shortpacked! : Liz and her mop, to Dead Winter an almost epic degree.
Schlock of once used a lump of battleship plate against an enemy, fulfilling both this trope and Schlock Mercenary Shield Bash (which is what said plate had been used for until then). Schlock himself is an improbable weapon.
Tailor as well, who uses his scissors as terrifyingly effective weapons. As he does have to cut through the local super-resistant clothing, he can snip off a super soldier's hand with little trouble.
Zac in practices a martial art called "Tie Chi". What the Fu Guess what his weapon of choice is.
The Bike Ninja in Yehuda Moon And The Kick Stand Cyclery throws cassette cogs instead of ninja stars.
In , the "tools" used by the activity club to fight monsters include such things as paintbrushes and Paranatural books.
This strip, featuring a rolled up newspaper swung with such force as to leave its victims in Adventurers! flames.
protagonist Leftover Soup Jamie Halligan wields a Halligan bar.
In , Winter fights with a giant dildo (yeah), and she occasionnaly uses her own cat as a weapon. Girly Later, Otra will switch weapons with Winter and wield the giant dildo too.
Ammika uses her necklace.
Subverted in that it can turn in things like a sword, a bow... a cat... Mike of Mike Bookseller has a tendency to use spatulas as weapons when sufficiently angered.
Dame Madeline Goodlaw from seems to have the ability to turn random farm implements into powerful magical weapons. So far, she's turned a hoe into a Holy Avenger, a shovel into a Vorpal halberd, and a pitchfork into a Trident Of Warning.
Rusty and Co.