One character grabs and drags another character against the floor or wall. Alternatively, it can be done by holding a character against the side of a fast moving object.
Compare What a Drag
for when this is done when the victim is pulled by a fast moving object. See Bar Slide
when the person is specifically dragged over a drinking bar counter.
Anime and Manga
- Fullmetal Alchemist: Roa does this to Louis Armstrong.
- In Hellsing, Seras uses her Super Speed to kill Zorin by grinding her face against the wall.
- During Ichigo and Ulquiorra's battle in the Bleach anime, Ichigo's Super-Powered Evil Side does this to Ulquiorra, smashing his head into a wall.
- Fairy Tail: During their climactic battle, Gajeel grabs Natsu with his extendable iron arm and proceeds to grind his face across the floor.
- In Constantine, when the devil finally gets Constantine's soul he makes his exit from the room by dragging him by the feet through a pool of his own blood.
- In Spider-Man 3, Spider-Man essentially does this by holding Sandman's face next to a moving subway.
- During the train fight sequence from the Tollywood movie Pokiri, the Badass protagonist played by Mahesh Babu does this to one of the three bad guys on the train.
- Both Rock's and Astaroth's Critical Finsishes use this trope in Soulcalibur IV, with a giant mace and axe respectively.
- Ridley does this to Samus in Super Smash Bros. Brawl during Subspace Emissary.
- And again in Metroid: Other M. The first time he does it, Samus' suit gets rubbed off, thanks to her Heroic BSOD making her lose the concentration needed to sustain it.
- A few characters in The King of Fighters have grab moves where they drag the opponent along the ground, notably Yamazaki and Vice.
- In Disgaea 3, Jennifer's Bomber Knuckle magichange special has the user drag the target up a wall until they catch on fire for the initial part of the move.
- One of Sodom's moves in Street Fighter Alpha, to the point where the opponent catches fire.
- Prototype has the "Body-Surf" move, where you jump on top of a hapless bystander and ride them like a skateboard, leaving a bloody trail in your wake. Unreasonably cruel? Yes. Way more fun than it has any right to be? Yes.
- Asura's Wrath: Asura does this twice, first to Wyzen and second to an Elite Mook. And again against Akuma.
- During the first part of the fight with Zeus at the climax of God of War III, Zeus can grind Kratos' face along the rafter they're fighting on, prompting a quicktime event to turn the tables before he slams Kratos into a wall.
- In Dead Fantasy 2, Tifa does this to Kasumi while they're running down the side of a building, and then runs her through several stone pillars for good measure.
- Done in Super Mario Bros. Z when Yoshi Ground Pounds Metal Sonic as he skids along the ground.
- Used inn an early appearance of an arc villain in Geist Panik, when he drags an unfortunate victim's face against a brick wall. The attack is fatal. The perpetrator laments his lack of an iPod, since he feels that playing some Rammstein would make the act much more badass.
- Naturally Karate Bears would do this.