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* In ''Literature/DragonPearl'', it's mentioned that tiger spirits used to do this to their prisoners. Captain Hwan, a particularly vicious tiger spirit, [[spoiler:doesn't actually do such things, but the main character pretends he does while she's shapeshifted into him to make some prisoners cooperate.]]


* Franchise/FullmetalAlchemist:
** The Fullmetal Alchemist manga gives us Gluttony, an ExtremeOmnivore will eat anything and can never be satisfied. Needless to say, he has no qualms about making a [[ToServeMan snack out of people]] and devouring enemies is his method of choice for eliminating them. He even has a OneWingedAngel form where he turns into a horrifying BellyMouth.



* Franchise/FullmetalAlchemist:
** The Fullmetal Alchemist manga gives us Gluttony, an ExtremeOmnivore will eat anything and can never be satisfied. Needless to say, he has no qualms about making a [[ToServeMan snack out of people]] and devouring enemies is his method of choice for eliminating them. He even has a OneWingedAngel form where he turns into a horrifying BellyMouth.
* In the world of ''Manga/{{MAR}}'', people fight with enchanted weapons known as "ARM". They come in a wide variety and some are able devour their foe. A great double example occurs during the 2nd round of the [[TournamentArc War Games]] where Dorothy goes up against Bishop ranked Chess Piece. She sens out a pawn ARM to test what he can do, and he reveals his ARM to be a BlobMonster called Vacua that envelops his enemies and dissolves them instantly. After destroying some of her weak ARM's he sicks Vacua on her. Unfortunately for him, he doesn't realize that she's a ruthless BloodKnight and is WAY out his league. She decides to [[LetsGetDangerous bust a real ARM]] and in a flash, the Chess Piece finds his monster ARM sucked into a portal and devoured with chucks spat out. Out of the portal emerges Dorothy's own enemy-eating ARM, Toto a [[RightHandAttackDog giant, blue dog]] with a BlackHoleBelly. Suddenly, the poor {{Mook}} finds himself on the receiving end of this trope as Dorothy has the beast suck him into the abyss that is its stomach.
* In ''Anime/PokemonJirachiWishmaker'', Butler uses Jirachi's power to create a Groudon. But the Groudon that's summoned isn't like the Groudon he's familiar with at all. In fact, [[GoneHorriblyWrong it proves to be a remorseless monster]] bent on destroying life. Not only does it [[WalkingWasteland kill all the plants it walks near]] but it uses tentacles made of slime to capture and absorb all people and Pokemon into it's body. Once caught, they can be seen trapped in bubbles in its [[BodyHorror transparent stomach.]]


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* ''Anime/{{Neon Genesis Evangelion}}'': In the original series, Unit-01 brutally devours Zeruel after weakening it critically.
* In the world of ''Manga/{{MAR}}'', people fight with enchanted weapons known as "ARM". They come in a wide variety and some are able devour their foe. A great double example occurs during the 2nd round of the [[TournamentArc War Games]] where Dorothy goes up against Bishop ranked Chess Piece. She sens out a pawn ARM to test what he can do, and he reveals his ARM to be a BlobMonster called Vacua that envelops his enemies and dissolves them instantly. After destroying some of her weak ARM's he sicks Vacua on her. Unfortunately for him, he doesn't realize that she's a ruthless BloodKnight and is WAY out his league. She decides to [[LetsGetDangerous bust a real ARM]] and in a flash, the Chess Piece finds his monster ARM sucked into a portal and devoured with chucks spat out. Out of the portal emerges Dorothy's own enemy-eating ARM, Toto a [[RightHandAttackDog giant, blue dog]] with a BlackHoleBelly. Suddenly, the poor {{Mook}} finds himself on the receiving end of this trope as Dorothy has the beast suck him into the abyss that is its stomach.


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* In ''Anime/PokemonJirachiWishmaker'', Butler uses Jirachi's power to create a Groudon. But the Groudon that's summoned isn't like the Groudon he's familiar with at all. In fact, [[GoneHorriblyWrong it proves to be a remorseless monster]] bent on destroying life. Not only does it [[WalkingWasteland kill all the plants it walks near]] but it uses tentacles made of slime to capture and absorb all people and Pokemon into it's body. Once caught, they can be seen trapped in bubbles in its [[BodyHorror transparent stomach.]]

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* ''Film/CaptainMarvel2019'': Goose the cat is actually a Flerken, an alien capable of extending huge masses of tentacles from her mouth to ensnare enemies and gulp them down like so many kitty treats.

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* In ''Anime/YuGiOh'', this is how Leon's Forest Wolf attacks its enemies. It's not permanent, however; if Forest Wolf is destroyed, the monster it ate is released back to the field.


* ''Literature/TheHomestuckEpilogues'': A favored combat tactic of Lord English, who tries to eat both Dave and John when they fight him. [[spoiler: He bites off Dave's head, and attempts to swallow John whole, though John escapes. This is also how his is ultimately defeated, as the dead cherbub]] eats him, finally defeating him.

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* ''Literature/TheHomestuckEpilogues'': A favored combat tactic of Lord English, who tries to eat both Dave and John when they fight him. [[spoiler: He bites off Dave's head, and attempts to swallow John whole, though John escapes. This is also how his is ultimately defeated, as the dead cherbub]] cherub]] eats him, finally defeating him.

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* ''Literature/TheHomestuckEpilogues'': A favored combat tactic of Lord English, who tries to eat both Dave and John when they fight him. [[spoiler: He bites off Dave's head, and attempts to swallow John whole, though John escapes. This is also how his is ultimately defeated, as the dead cherbub]] eats him, finally defeating him.

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* ''VideoGame/MetroidFusion'': Samus is able to eat X-Parasites.

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* In ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'', Hearts Boxcars kills Eggs by biting his head off, to the command "Attempt to eat Eggs".
-->Your attempt was an overwhelming success.


** In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaLinksAwakening, upon saving a Bow-Wow in the Moblin Cave, a [[SuperMarioBros Chain Chomp]] {{Expy}}, he'll then be able to devour all enemies including Goponga Flowers blocking Bottle Grotto.

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** In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaLinksAwakening, ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaLinksAwakening'', upon saving a Bow-Wow in the Moblin Cave, a [[SuperMarioBros Chain Chomp]] {{Expy}}, he'll then be able to devour all enemies including Goponga Flowers blocking Bottle Grotto.


'''Before reading, keep in mind that this often ends up being a DeathTrope so be wary of spoilers.'''


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'''Before reading, keep in mind that this often ends up being a DeathTrope DeathTrope([[KillItThroughItsStomach for one of the parties involved]]) so be wary of spoilers.'''



* In the ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' ParodyFic "The Killer Dame", Voyager's crew use this trope to drive off the Hirogen. As the Hirogen culture involves HuntingTheMostDangerousGame which is then consumed to symbolically take on the strength and courage of their enemy, our heroes send a giant mutant leola root against them, causing the Hirogen to flee in terror at the thought of having to eat it.

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* In the ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' ParodyFic "The Killer Dame", Voyager's crew use this trope to drive off the Hirogen. As the Hirogen culture involves HuntingTheMostDangerousGame which is then consumed to symbolically take on the strength and courage of their enemy, our heroes send a [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever giant mutant mutant]] [[AlienLunch leola root root]] against them, causing the Hirogen to flee in terror at the thought of having to eat it.

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* In the ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' ParodyFic "The Killer Dame", Voyager's crew use this trope to drive off the Hirogen. As the Hirogen culture involves HuntingTheMostDangerousGame which is then consumed to symbolically take on the strength and courage of their enemy, our heroes send a giant mutant leola root against them, causing the Hirogen to flee in terror at the thought of having to eat it.


* In ''VideoGame/SunlessSea'', the Genial Magician's storyline ends with him journeying into a dream to fight his dream-snake arch-enemy, begging you to kill him if he comes back possessed. If he ''does'' come back possessed, most characters get the options to keep him on, leave him in port, orcarry out the Magician's last pre-possession wish. Characters with [[ImAHumanitarian Unaccountably Peckish]] also get an option to devour the possessed Magician instead, expressing curiosity about how a possessed person will taste.

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* In ''VideoGame/SunlessSea'', the Genial Magician's storyline ends with him journeying into a dream to fight his dream-snake arch-enemy, begging you to kill him if he comes back possessed. If he ''does'' come back possessed, most characters get the options to keep him on, leave him in port, orcarry or carry out the Magician's last pre-possession wish. Characters with [[ImAHumanitarian Unaccountably Peckish]] also get an option to devour the possessed Magician instead, expressing curiosity about how a possessed person will taste.

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* ''VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies'' has the Chomper, which can instantly kill a zombie by eating them. It then takes a while to chew and swallow the zombie, after which it is ready to eat another one (in contrast to most other instant kill plants, which are single-use). It can't eat a [[GiantMook Gargantaur]], though, and if one approaches it will instead bite the Gargantaur to do small amounts of damage.

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* Ultimate Hulk is a cannibal who eats enemies
** While not done with the intention of eating him, 616 Hulk once defeated [[RubberMan Mr Fantastic]] by swalloing him, chewing him up before spitting him out. [[NauseaFuel Uggg]]..

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