%% Image selected per Image Pickin' thread: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/posts.php?discussion=1390283639096354300
%% Please do not replace or remove without starting a new thread.
[[quoteright:350:[[Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan2 http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/smddc350_9327.png]]]]
[[caption-width-right:350:[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultimate_%28sport%29 Ultimate]] [[ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan Spider-Man]]!]]

Disks, [[ChainsawGood saw blades]], [[ThrowingYourShieldAlwaysWorks shields]], manhole covers, and metal plates are effective weapons when [[ThrowingYourSwordAlwaysWorks thrown]]. Manhole covers are a favorite among [[{{Superhero}} supers]] in an urban setting, as the strength required to lift one and throw it like a frisbee would induce FridgeLogic if the thrower was a [[{{Muggle}} non-super]]. However, normals can still improvise with [=CDs=], plates, vinyls, or even [[EdibleAmmunition pizzas]], which will be PlayedForLaughs.

This type of weapon is typically a PinballProjectile or PrecisionGuidedBoomerang.

A close relative to KillerYoYo and RingsOfDeath. See also ImprovisedWeapon, and ImprobableUseOfAWeapon. For discs that hold deadly data, see MagicFloppyDisk.



[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* ''Franchise/DragonBall'':
** Krillin's Kienzan/Destructo Disc acts like a sawblade that can [[ArmorPiercingAttack cut right through]] enemies that could [[NoSell easily ignore]] any of his other attacks. Only problem is that [[InverseLawOfSharpnessAndAccuracy it never hits anything]] because it's a PainfullySlowProjectile. And in the anime, even this has its limits, as it completely fails to hurt Perfect Cell on a direct hit.
** Frieza has a deadlier version, the Death Saucer. Not only does it cut through anything, but it ''chases'' after the opponent. They require that Frieza maintain constant focus to make them go where he wants; [[HoistByHisOwnPetard so when he loses his focus (and loses track of his own location relative to the disk), his body is sliced in half.]]
** In ''Anime/DragonBallGT'', Syn Shenron throws a clock tower's clock at Goku. Goku catches it and throws it back, with enough force to slice a building in half.
* Eternal Anime/SailorMoon does this with a [[EdibleAmmunition pizza]]. Though it's technically a ShoutOut to her first attack, Moon Frisbee/Moon Tiara Action, she no longer has a tiara in the Eternal form.
* In ''Manga/OnePiece'', Doctor Hogback's zombie maid Cindry despises dinner plates and uses them as her preferred weapon because she enjoys breaking them.
* Series II of ''Anime/ScienceNinjaTeamGatchaman'' has Eagle Ken armed with a discus in place of his eagle-shaped boomerang.
* In ''Manga/{{Gamaran}}'' we see a minor Muhou School minion using a chakram as his weapon of choice. [[BadassBookworm Kashitarou]] correctly identified the weapon as a Chakram and explained that overall it was similar to a shuriken, but far more dangerous due to his size, sharpness and shape.
* Season two of ''Anime/SenkiZesshouSymphogear'' introduces Shirabe, whose armed gear provides her with various flavors of saw blade. This includes flingable pairs that are easily her size and smaller ones that are fired as a SpamAttack.

[[folder:Comic Books]]
* ''ComicBook/CaptainAmerica'':
** Trash can lids has been used, by Steve Rogers (he was out of costume and had to improvise). Of course, the example he's best known for remains his shield.
** Captain America's one-time sidekick Nomad used weighted throwing disks as weapons.
* The Franchise/{{Marvel}} superhero Ricochet, who has the superability to throw discs and have them hit whatever he wants.
* There is a minor villain in the Franchise/MarvelUniverse called Discus. Guess what he hurls as weapons?
* [[spoiler:Ozymandias]] uses his plate as one during the climactic fight of ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}''.
* In ComicBook/TheNewUniverse, Paranormal Platoon member Metallurge can exert telekinetic control over metal. The one prop he always uses is a vintage hubcap.
* Issue 174 of the Franchise/DCUniverse's ''ComicBook/{{Blackhawk}}'' had a villain who [[http://superdickery.com/images/stories/stupor/1244_4_174.jpg fired spinning saw blades]] from a flying MonowheelMayhem device.
* ComicBook/SpiderMan once used a manhole cover while battling a Sentinel.
* In ''ComicBook/BuckGodotZapGunForHire'', the [[IntimidatingRevenueService TN]] notifier's wide-brimmed hat is in fact a seeker missile. It is unknown whether it returns to the wielder, since [[spoiler:Buck tricked it into running into a destructive forcefield.]]

[[folder:Fan Works]]
* In ''Fanfic/EmpathTheLuckiestSmurf'', prior to his being transported into a ''Film/{{TRON}}''-like world in "Inside The Game", Hefty plays a game of frisbee dodgeball with his fellow Smurfs, which Smurfette sees as a brutal game.

[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* Used twice in ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2''. Buzz Lightyear throws discs at Emperor Zerg during the videogame opening sequence and the fight on top of the elevator.
* [[ActionMom Elasti-Girl]] in ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' uses a manhole cover to take out the robot's laser. She doesn't have the super-strength to fling it normally (as evidenced by her effort to lift it), so she stretches her arm around a street lamp and sling-shots it at the robot.

[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* The "identity discs" from ''Film/{{Tron}}''; in fact, one of the UsefulNotes/Atari2600 / UsefulNotes/{{Intellivision}} games based on the original movie is actually called ''VideoGame/TronDeadlyDiscs''. ''Film/TronLegacy'' switched to RingsOfDeath, though the devices are still referred to as "identity discs".
* In ''Film/{{Commando}}'', Matrix kills two goons by throwing circular saw blades at them.
* ''Film/DarkmanIITheReturnOfDurant'': "This guy says 'Literature/ThePhantomOfTheOpera' threw a manhole cover like a frisbee."
* Records are used in ''Film/ShaunOfTheDead'', to no real effect.
* [=CDs=] in ''Film/ThreeNinjas'', though mainly as a distraction.
* ''Film/SupermanII'': the supervillainess Ursa throws a manhole cover at Superman and knocks him into a car.
* In ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartII'', Marty uses an ashtray with star-like blades sticking out in Biff's office.
* In ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartIII'', it's an instance of creating a StableTimeLoop again, as the insinuation is that it's the original Frisby pie plate that inspired the phenomenon that led to the Frisbee.
* In ''Film/WildWildWest'', Dr. Loveless has a machine that fires high-speed homing saw blades. In a twist, the blades are just solid metal; they gain their tracking ability from huge magnetic collars fastened around their victims' necks.
* The Batmobile in ''Film/BatmanReturns'' fires high-speed discus-style discs that Batman uses in the opening fight to unseat Skull Riders.
* Creator/JetLi's SuperSoldier character in ''Black Mask'' somehow manages to critically wound his former commanding officer by throwing a CD at his neck. Said CD manages to cut into the neck and is halfway in.
* The Franchise/{{Predator}}s, starting with the one from ''Film/{{Predator 2}}'' onward, have been shown to use a disc which can slice clean through multiple targets and return to the wielder. In ''Film/AVPAlienVsPredator'' and ''Film/AliensVsPredatorRequiem'', the disc was changed to a shuriken, though the games typically stick with the ''Predator 2'' incarnation.
* In ''Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld'', Scott chucks a cymbal from a drum set right at Matthew Patel's head.
-->'''Matthew Patel:''' [[ThisCannotBe This is impossible. How can this be?]]\\
'''Scott Pilgrim:''' Open your eyes. Maybe you'll see!
* ''Film/{{Hancock}}'': How Hancock disposes of Red and gains control of Red's [[DeadManSwitch detonator]] to bombs on hostages after Red calls Hancock an [[BerserkButton asshole]]. Hancock made it by [[ImprovisedWeapon flattening a metal pole lamp shade and pinching the edge to make it sharp]].
* In ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'', while he didn't really mean to use it as a weapon, Judge Doom threw a vinyl record at one of the Weasels when he found out Roger Rabbit was hiding in the bar.
* The possessed miners in Creator/JohnCarpenter's ''Film/GhostsOfMars'' use sharp metal discs as one of their weapons of choice. When properly thrown, a disc can easily decapitate a person.
* A disc jockey in ''Film/HellraiserIIIHellOnEarth'' is turned into a compact disc-flinging cyborg-like monster.
* Used in ''Film/{{Twister}}'', during the scene where the tornado hits the drive in theater. Jo, Bill and the team are mostly safe crouched down in the grease pit of a next door garage, but hubcaps go flying though the air and take a nice streak out of one guy's head. Partly his own fault for jumping up to grab a rogue hose flopping around.
* The fundamental subject of 1990's movie ''Film/IComeInPeace'', where an alien with a flying killing disc gets on Earth and Creator/DolphLundgren gets to handle it.

* ''Literature/LoneWolf'': Razor discs are used as weapons by some Vassagonian brigands in book 4. Notably during the ambush in Eshnar, [[http://www.projectaon.org/en/xhtml/lw/04tcod/ill4.htm killing a few]] {{Red Shirt}}s.

* In ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'', this is one deadly form dwarf bread takes. ItMakesSenseInContext.
* Sharpened plates are used as weapons in ''Literature/WolvesOfTheCalla'', the fifth book in ''Franchise/TheDarkTower'' series.
* Engineer Sam Kelly in ''Born to Run'', part of the ''Literature/{{SERRAted Edge}}'' series by Creator/MercedesLackey, uses blunted sawblades to great effect, throwing them like a discus. It works in part because he's battling elves highly vulnerable to ColdIron.
* The the Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse, a small and isolated Force-wielding order called the [[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Zeison_Sha Zeison Sha]] forgoes lightsabers in favor of discblades. The discblades are razor-sharp, imbued with the Force, and usually plated with cortosis to make them resistant to lightsabers. Their fighting style of throwing, guiding, and summoning their discblades makes them experts at telekinetic combat.
* In ''Literature/TheInfernalDevices'', Charlotte Branwell uses two of these on the battle after Blackfriar Bridge.
* In ''Literature/ALordFromPlanetEarth'', Sergey ends up on an alien planet and is surprised to learn that all the advanced weaponry utterly fails to work, when neutralizing fields are employed. Thus, WarfareRegression is in play, and everyone uses [[AbsurdlySharpBlade planar swords]] that can cut through anything (including each other, so no {{Blade Lock}}s). Being a veteran soldier and a CombatPragmatist, Sergey quickly comes up with alternative weapons to give himself an advantage, as he lacks swordfighting experience.He glues shards of broken planar blades to a metal disc and uses it as a thrown weapon several times. The first time, he cleanly decapitates a guard (causing his LoveInterest to throw up). However, it fails against the first book's genetically-engineered BigBad, who casually snatches the weapon out of the air with his SuperReflexes and points out that Sergey isn't the first to suggest such a weapon, but the rulers of the universe have done their best to ruthlessly suppress such ideas in order to maintain the "honor" of swordfighting. By the second book, Sergey builds himself a MagneticWeapon that fires smaller versions of such discs, although their center of mass is shifted, so that they act like hollow-point bullets when entering someone's body.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' season 9 episode "Savior". A Kandorian woman from the future uses blue kryptonite to negate hers and Clark's powers and attacks him. During the fight she throws a circular saw blade at him at high speed.
* In ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess'', one of Xena's signature weapons is a razor-edged hoop called a chakram.
* In ''Series/RobotWars'', one of the most lethal robots was Hypnodisc, who's only weapon was a heavy high-speed circular saw. Unfortunately, it was very prone to failure from becoming unbalanced or unable to spin up, and thus rarely actually won tournaments.
* ''Series/MidsomerMurders'': In "Written in the Stars", the murderer uses a razor-edged disc to slice the throat of the third VictimOfTheWeek.
* In ''Series/KamenRiderGaim'', Kiwi Arms' personal weapons are called the Kiwi Gekirin, which resemble blown-up wind-and-fire wheels with a kiwi motif.
* The Ultra Slash/Halo, used by [[Series/{{Ultraman}} Ultraman and Zoffy]], as well as fellow Ultramen [[Series/ReturnOfUltraman Jack]], [[Series/UltramanEighty Ultraman 80]], and [[Series/UltramanTheAdventureBegins Scott]].
** ''Series/UltramanAce'' has Ace using several of his own spin: the [[AnArmAndALeg Ultra]] [[OffWithHisHead Guillotine]], the Guillotine Shot, the Ace Slash, and the Flash Hand Guillotine Type.
** ''Series/UltramanOrb'' has Orb using several: as Spacium Zepellion with the Sperion Halo, Thunder Breastar with the Zedcium Halo, and the Trinitium Halo as Orb Trinity (though the latter was seen for ''Ultra Fight Orb'').

[[folder:Myths & Religion]]
* The Hindu god Vishnu has the ultimate badass version of this in the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudarshana_Chakra Sudarshana Chakra]], the most powerful weapon of the Vedas. Even other gods fear its power.
* Perseus was in a discus throwing competition. Unfortunately, his throw veered and wound up striking a spectator dead -- his own grandfather.

[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'' has a first-level spell named "Flamespin", creating a pinwheel ''[[IncendiaryExponent of flame]]''. Unattended, it only hangs where spawned and burns (good to block a window or hatch), but the caster is free to pick it up and beat someone with it, throw it down a corridor, and so on.
* The Eldar of ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' use "shuriken" weaponry that launch thousands of [[SharpenedToASingleAtom monomolecular discs]] per second.
* ''TabletopGame/{{GURPS}}'' Ultra-Tech puts rubber coatings on the rims of these so they bounce off walls, with a (probably timed) grenade inside.
* ''TabletopGame/TheDarkEye'' includes discus throwing (explicitely different from throwing discs) as a separate weapon skill and offers ones with bladed edges.

* ''Franchise/{{LEGO}}'': the Throwbots / {{Toys/Slizers}} series featured robots that throw disks.
* ''Toys/{{BIONICLE}}'', the successor of the before mentioned series and Roboriders, reuses the disk as weapons for Matoran. Later, Kanoka Disks were added, fired using a launcher.
* ''Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' featured the Pizza Thrower vehicle in the 1987 toy line, and the similarly-operated Sewer Lid Launcher in the 2003 line.

[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''Film/{{Tron}}'':
** The aforementioned UsefulNotes/Atari2600[=/=]UsefulNotes/{{Intellivision}} game ''VideoGame/TronDeadlyDiscs'', plus its arcade counterpart ''[[http://www.arcade-museum.com/game_detail.php?game_id=7594 Discs of Tron.]]''
** The original ''VideoGame/{{Tron}}'' arcade game has Tron throwing discs in two of its four mini-games: I/O Tower and MCP Cone.
** ''VideoGame/TronTwoPointOh''
** ''VideoGame/TronEvolution'' and the UsefulNotes/{{Wii}}-exclusive ''[[http://tron.wikia.com/wiki/TRON:_Evolution_-_Battle_Grids Tron Evolution: Battle Grids.]]''
** The ''WesternAnimation/TronUprising'' Flash game ''Escape From Argon City''.
** ''TRON Run/r''.
** An [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVsux5YogfY unofficial "TRON Disc Battle" virtual reality game]] was being developed for the Oculus Rift.
* ''VideoGame/{{Tribes}}'' :
** The trademark weapon is the Spinfusor -- a handheld [[FanNickname frisbee launcher]]. [[PowerGlows Glowing blue]] frisbees that [[StuffBlowingUp EXPLODE.]] It's basically a Rocket Launcher in the list of StandardFPSGuns, with an actual Missile Launcher only used against vehicles and any infantry foolish enough to use their jetpacks enough to raise their heat signatures. ''Tribes Ascend'' added a variety of alternate spinfusor, including a ''hand-thrown spinfusor disc'' which the Juggernaut can throw like a frisbee at enemies. [[CrazyEnoughToWork It's faster than the regular spinfusor and hits as hard]].
** Even better, the second game's physics engine allows spinfusor discs to ''ricochet off the surface of water bodies'' if fired at a narrow angle. And then we haven't even talked about the significant knockback which further cements its status as the rocket launcher equivalent in [[RocketJump other ways]] as well...
** The Spinfusor in Ascend is its own weapon type, with the heavy-duty Heavy and Devastator Spinfusors of the Brute, faster firing Light and Dueling Spinfusors for the Pathfinder, the greater splash radius of the Juggernaut's Spinfusor MKD, the "Silenced" Stealth Spinfusor of the Infiltrator, and the dual-shot Twinfusors used by Pathfinders, Soldiers, and Juggernauts.
* One of the weapons in ''VideoGame/{{Vanquish}}'' is called the [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin disc shooter]]. It shoots homing discs that boomerang. Luckily, they don't damage the player on return.
* ''VideoGame/DeadRising'' protagonist Frank West can make use of stacks of plates and [=CDs=] as weapons. They work about as well as you'd think too... Until you [[MagikarpPower level Frank up]].
* ''VideoGame/DeadRising2'' has the Plate Launcher [[MacGyvering combo weapon]] which combines plates and a cement saw to fire plates at zombies with surprising speed, accuracy, and lethality. The spinoff game to ''Dead Rising 2'', known as ''Off the Record,'' brings back Frank West and gives players another lethal disc weapon in the Saw Launcher, a tennis ball launcher loaded with circular saw blades that functions somewhat like a SentryGun.
* ''VideoGame/{{Resistance}} 2'': the Splicer's main fire mode launches circular saws that ricochets on walls and splices everything that gets in their way. And with the secondary mode, it can rev up the saw (which can double as a melee weapon during this phase) and when fired, it hits the enemy and splices it from within.
* In the ''VideoGame/HalfLife2'' level "We Don't Go to Ravenholm", you can pick up sawblades in the sawmill with the gravity gun and use them as deadly discs. They [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe instantly kill]] anyone they hit and lodge themselves into walls if meeting them with sufficiently high force.
* In ''VideoGame/RevolutionX'', your best weapons against the New Order Nation are [=CDs=] fired in rapid-fire fashion.
* ''Franchise/DeadSpace'' brings you The Ripper, good for when you want to cut a 2x4 from across the room.
* ''Videogame/LostPlanet'':
** The first game has the Disc Grenade, which has the added bonus of being a StickyBomb.
** In ''Lost Planet 2'', you also have the Shuriken, which does what the average Deadly Disc does in most games.
* ''VideoGame/DestroyAllHumans'': Features the Disc Launcher, which will catch a human on it, fly them into various solid objects to lower the health of the human, and rise into the sky towards the end of its run, exploding and dropping them from massive heights.
* ''Franchise/MegaMan'':
** Metal Man's weapon in ''VideoGame/MegaMan2''. Resurfaces in ''VideoGame/MegaManBattleNetwork 3'' as one of [=MetalMan=].EXE's signature weapons. Wheel Cutter from ''VideoGame/MegaMan10'' is a ground-based buzzsaw that can climb up walls.
** From ''VideoGame/MegaManX2'', we have the Spin Wheel that acts like the Wheel Cutter, and the Spinning Blade from ''[[VideoGame/MegaManX3 X3]]'' which launches two circular sawblades that curve behind X.
* Rinoa of ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII'' has a few weapons that function as this, namely Rising Sun and Shooting Star.
* The Engineer from ''VideoGame/GhoulsVsHumans'' has the Blade Launcher, which shoots discs that rip through enemies and land on the ground, harming anyone who passes over them. They can also be simply dropped down to make a trap.
* Several weapons throughout the ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClank'' series involve launching circular saw blades at enemies. Many of which ''track''. Or [[RecursiveAmmo split into more blades upon contact]].
* The unreleased PC webcam game ''Disc Devil'' has you and your opponent fighting each other with frisbees.
* The Disc Gun from ''VideoGame/SuperCrateBox''. It's also a PinballProjectile. [[spoiler:Be careful with it.]]
* The same Disc Gun returns in ''VideoGame/NuclearThrone'', with the exact same mechanics (save for being in a top-down game instead of a side-view one). [[spoiler:There's also a Super Disc Gun, which can only be found in specific chests after a certain point in the game. It shoots five discs at once, in a shotgun-like spread.]]
* There are a LOT of these in the ''VideoGame/MeatBoy'' games.
* ''VideoGame/DwarfFortress'' allows the dwarves to forge large serrated discs, a type of weapon that can only be used in weapon traps. Up to ten discs at a time can be placed in a single trap, and due to the way weapon damage is calculated, they are one of the single deadliest (and messiest) conventional trap types in the game, prone to causing OffWithHisHead, AnArmAndALeg, OverdrawnAtTheBloodBank, and LudicrousGibs all at once. In adventure mode, you can throw them, and they're every bit as deadly (though too heavy and hard-to-find to carry many.)
* The ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaChroniclesOfSorrow'' games have the Disc Armour, which uses a disc on a tether to attack you with. You can get this ability by obtaining the foe's soul. ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaSymphonyOfTheNight'' also features a variant as a UniqueEnemy.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Rygar}}'' the main character's weapon, the diskarmor, is a dangerous disk attached to a retractable rope.
* The ''VideoGame/{{Turok}}'' series has the Razor Wind weapon ([[RazorWind nothing to do with the trope of the same name]]).
* In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword'', Koloktos wields two circular axes during its first phase. If Link is out of range of its arms, it will throw the axes like frisbees, which will keep flying in circles until they hit the wall or floor.
* ''VideoGame/{{Unreal}}'':
** ''VideoGame/UnrealTournament'' has the Ripper, a weapon firing giant rotating sawblades that ricochets off walls and can decapitate opponents (or its wielder if fired perpendicularly at a wall) with a headshot. Its secondary function fires a blade that can't ricochet or decapitate... because it explodes on contact, flinging the unfortunate target into the air and potentially knocking them off ledges.
** The Ripper itself evolved out of the Razorjack, a Skaarj hunting weapon featured in ''Unreal''. The Razorjack launched small, rotating shurikens with the same function as the Ripper while the secondary function fires the weapon GangstaStyle and gives some control over the shuriken's trajectory when ricocheting off something. Emphasis on '[[AwesomeButImpractical some]]' control.
** Later installments removed the Ripper but some [[GameMod mods]] have restored it in some way or another. One such example is the [[FunWithAcronyms C.U.T.T.E.R.]] from ''[=ChaosUT=] 2: Evolution''. It has the same primary fire mode but the secondary instead launches a blade that shatters upon impact into around a dozen shards that all do damage to whoever they hit.
* ''VideoGame/TransformersFallOfCybertron'' introduces a new weapon, the Gear Shredder, that fires up to three buzzsaw-style discs that ricochet off walls and visibly get stuck in the characters they hit.
* The Reflector weapons in ''VideoGame/{{Okami}}'' and [[VideoGame/{{Okamiden}} its sequel]] are this.
* ''VideoGame/{{Darkstalkers}}:'' Jedah is capable of throwing his scythes, in projectile forms they look and cut like sawblades.
* The remake of ''VideoGame/LaMulana'' adds one of these as a subweapon; it also acts as a PrecisionGuidedBoomerang.
* ''Kagero: VideoGame/{{Deception}} II'' introduced saw blades as wall-based traps. They would knock a invader clear to the opposite side of where they were fired from.
* ''VideoGame/ArcanumOfSteamworksAndMagickObscura'''s throwing weapons included the chakram, serrated chakram, and a unique version called Azram's Star. The Aerial Decapitator was described as being more elaborate, but looked and functioned the same as the other thrown discs.
* Among the AbnormalAmmo arsenal in ''VideoGame/HellgateLondon'' is a rifle that launches electrified sawblades.
* ''VideoGame/TowerOfGuns'' gives us the Portable Pizza Thrower which is loaded with [[AbnormalAmmo bouncing sawblades]] (and [[EdibleAmmunition pizza]] at maximum level).
* ''VideoGame/SuperMarioRPG'' has Geno and his Geno Whirl special attack, which throws an energy disc shaped vaguely like a CD. Properly timed, it hits the damage cap of 9999 on any sufficiently vulnerable enemy and is effectively a OneHitKill. The only thing is, it doesn't work on bosses, with the soul exeception of Exor.
* The Discus from ''[[VideoGame/GhostsNGoblins Ghouls 'n Ghosts]]'' can be fired horizontally and vertically like any other weapon, but when used while ducking, it hugs the ground clear to the screen's end.
* The GDI Disc Grenadiers from ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquer: Tiberium Sun'' had... [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin well, guess]]. The uniquely-shaped grenades would actually skim off of the ground like skipping stones [[DifficultButAwesome under the right circumstances]], nearly doubling their effective range.
* In ''Videogame/{{Warframe}}'', Grineer Eviscerators wield the Miter, a saw blade launching weapon. The blades can be rapid-fired or [[ChargedAttack charged up]] for more damage, can [[OneHitPolykill penetrate multiple enemies]], and will ricochet off obstacles. [[PlayerCharacter The Tenno]] can reverse-engineer and wield the weapon themselves, and use components of it in the construction of the Panthera, a Tenno sawblade launcher that rapidly fires saw blades, and can suspend a spinning sawblade a meter away from the barrel [[ChainsawGood to be used like a chainsaw]].
* The ''VideoGame/ToyStory2'' video game has a disc launcher as an unlockable weapon, collected by finding Mr. Potato Head's eye and returning it to him in the [[ConstructionZoneCalamity Construction Yard]] level. This weapon is essential for defeating the Jackhammer mini-boss in the same level, as well as opening the drawers in the office to get a [[PlotCoupon Pizza Planet Token]] in the Al's Toy Barn level.
* ''VideoGame/SunsetOverDrive'' has the Hi-Fidelity, an electrified record launcher.
* ''VideoGame/StarWarsTheOldRepublic'' has a special fight during their Return of the Gree event. You run through the alien space ship (which is ''completely'' lit up with patches of neon color and silver TronLines) to obtain a "blue torus." Conventional weapons like lightsabers and blasters do not work on the final boss of the mission. you have to take it out with the torus. Yes, you're in a ''StarWars'' game [[Film/{{Tron}} fighting a giant robot with a]] DeadlyDisc. How's that merger working out, Disney?
* The Eviscerator from ''VideoGame/KillingFloor2'' shoots large sawblades with massive force, having the third-highest damage and second-highest penetration power of every weapon in the game. It's magazine-fed, too, and the sawblades can be retrieved and reused after they stop bouncing around. On top of all of that, it can be used as a more conventional buzzsaw by using the motor to spin the blade.
* Tee from ''[[VideoGame/PuyoPuyo Puyo Puyo Tetris]]'' has one and uses it to help with his attacks.

[[folder:Web Animation]]
* Rinoa's shield/boomerang/buzzsaw Silenced Tear in ''WebAnimation/DeadFantasy II''.

[[folder:Web Comics]]
* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'':
** Gil's "[[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20040213 more realistic fencing clank]]" has a [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20040216 sawblade]] as one of its weapons. Which makes its blunt rapier sort of hilarious.
** Also, "[[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20050408 Smilin' Stev]]".
* Just a quick one of how Webcomic/KarateBears [[http://www.karatebears.com/2011/07/sawstar.html use saw blades]]
* The [[AmazonianBeauty Glamazons]] of ''Webcomic/{{Oglaf}}'' include one of these in their arsenal of "lady weapons", by the charming name of the "[[http://oglaf.com/glamazon-way/ throwing anus]]".

[[folder:Web Original]]
* ''The Slingshot Channel'': [[http://youtu.be/-q5URmC5BMk?t=2m45s Circular Saw Blade shooter]]
* Among the weapons forged in ''WebVideo/ManAtArms'', we have:
** [[Film/{{Goldfinger}} Oddjob's Hat]] in the first season.
** Film/{{Blade}}'s Daywalker Glaives.
** ComicBook/CaptainAmerica's throwing shields in ''Reforged''.
** Xena's chakrams.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* Depthcharge of ''WesternAnimation/BeastWars'' fires energy disks with the FanNickname of "Energy Pizzas".
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Birdman}}'' episode "Train Trek". The villain fires the "Guided Disc" (a giant spinning circular saw blade) at Birdman.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles|1987}}'': The Turtles do this ''constantly'' in the 1987 cartoon with manhole covers. Considering manhole covers generally weight about 150 pounds (likely much more on high-traffic New York streets) and the turtles were generally speed fighters, one would think that they would favor an easier-to-utilize weapon to throw...
* Brainy Smurf in ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' throws a clay discus into Gargamel's face in order to help the Smurfs escape from him in "Tattle-Tail Smurfs".
* Waterbenders in ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' can throw razor-edged ice disks.