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** Likewise the Stymphalian Birds from the Twelve Labors of Herakles. These man-eating birds terrorized the region not only by raining death with their razor feathers, but by tearing prey apart with their bronze beaks and talons. Herakles wore the [[NemeanSkinning Nemean Lion's pelt]] as armor to defend himself, and felled them with arrows dipped in [[InWorkingOrder the Hydra's venom]].

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** Likewise Likewise, the Stymphalian Birds from the Twelve Labors of Herakles. These man-eating birds terrorized the region not only by raining death with their razor feathers, but by tearing prey apart with their bronze beaks and talons. Herakles wore the [[NemeanSkinning Nemean Lion's pelt]] as armor to defend himself, and felled them with arrows dipped in [[InWorkingOrder [[PoisonedWeapons the Hydra's venom]].





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* Toristan, the masked (and [[spoiler:chicken-faced]] [[HalfHumanHybrids birdman]] from ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf TheMovie 2: Nihao My Concubine'', wears a feather-lined coat that he employs precisely for this purpose.

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Toristan, the masked (and [[spoiler:chicken-faced]] [[HalfHumanHybrids birdman]] from ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf '' Ranma ½ TheMovie 2: Nihao My Concubine'', wears a feather-lined coat that he employs precisely for this purpose.



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* Also used by Archangel from ''ComicBook/XMen''. Justified, like the ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' example, by being metal projectiles. When he regains real wings instead of biomechanical ones, he loses this ability.

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* Also used Used by Archangel from ''ComicBook/XMen''. Justified, like the ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' example, by being metal projectiles. When he regains real wings instead of biomechanical ones, he loses this ability.



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** Birds of Ares from Apollonius Rhodius's ''Argonautica'' (And its film adaptation ''Film/JasonAndTheArgonauts'') are the UrExample, dating back to [[OlderThanFeudalism the 3rd century BCE]].
** Likewise the Stymphalian Birds from the Twelve Labors of Herakles. These man-eating birds terrorized the region not only by raining death with their razor feathers, but by tearing prey apart with their bronze beaks and talons. Herakles wore the [[NemeanSkinning Nemean Lion's pelt]] as armor to defend himself, and felled them with arrows dipped in [[InWorkingOrder the Hydra's venom]].
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* Myth/GreekMythology
** Birds of Ares from Apollonius Rhodius's ''Argonautica'' (And its film adaptation ''Film/JasonAndTheArgonauts'') are the UrExample, dating back to [[OlderThanFeudalism the 3rd century BCE]].
** Likewise the Stymphalian Birds from the Twelve Labors of Herakles. These man-eating birds terrorized the region not only by raining death with their razor feathers, but by tearing prey apart with their bronze beaks and talons. Herakles wore the [[NemeanSkinning Nemean Lion's pelt]] as armor to defend himself, and felled them with arrows dipped in [[InWorkingOrder the Hydra's venom]].
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* Myth/GreekMythology
** Birds of Ares from Apollonius Rhodius's ''Argonautica'' (And its film adaptation ''Film/JasonAndTheArgonauts'') are the UrExample, dating back to [[OlderThanFeudalism the 3rd century BCE]].
** Likewise the Stymphalian Birds from the Twelve Labors of Herakles. These man-eating birds terrorized the region not only by raining death with their razor feathers, but by tearing prey apart with their bronze beaks and talons. Herakles wore the [[NemeanSkinning Nemean Lion's pelt]] as armor to defend himself, and felled them with arrows dipped in [[InWorkingOrder the Hydra's venom]].
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* Haury the wind demon in Webcomic/SlightlyDamned has a magical variation [[http://www.sdamned.com/comic/681 of this]] where he charges the feathers on his wings with wind energy and fires them off, said energy probably [[AWizardDidIt explains]] how they are fast and sharp enough to do any damage.

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* Haury In ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', the wind demon in Webcomic/SlightlyDamned has a magical variation [[http://www.sdamned.com/comic/681 Nevermore uses this. To get an idea of this]] where he charges the how large this bird is, its feathers on his wings with wind energy and fires them off, said energy probably [[AWizardDidIt explains]] how they are fast and sharp enough to do any damage.taller that the average human.



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* Swoop of the Literature/WhateleyUniverse has a bird spirit, which lets her fly and fling ectoplasm 'feathers' at opponents. The flung weapons are like stone until they dissipate.
* Samael of ''Literature/TheDescendants'' is a psychopath with Magitek wings that let him launch these with a flick of his wing.
* In ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', the Nevermore uses this. To get an idea of how large this bird is, its feathers are taller that the average human.

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* Swoop of Haury the Literature/WhateleyUniverse wind demon in Webcomic/SlightlyDamned has a bird spirit, which lets her fly and fling ectoplasm 'feathers' at opponents. The flung weapons are like stone until they dissipate.
* Samael
magical variation [[http://www.sdamned.com/comic/681 of ''Literature/TheDescendants'' is a psychopath with Magitek wings that let him launch these with a flick of his wing.
* In ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'',
this]] where he charges the Nevermore uses this. To get an idea of how large this bird is, its feathers on his wings with wind energy and fires them off, said energy probably [[AWizardDidIt explains]] how they are taller that the average human.fast and sharp enough to do any damage.



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* [[Comicbook/TheFalcon The Falcon]] can do this with his [[HardLight hard light]] feathers in his ''WesternAnimation/TheSuperheroSquadShow'', ''WesternAnimation/TheAvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes'', and ''WesternAnimation/AvengersAssemble'' versions, though the comics version can't.

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* [[Comicbook/TheFalcon Swoop of the ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'' has a bird spirit, which lets her fly and fling ectoplasm 'feathers' at opponents. The Falcon]] flung weapons are like stone until they dissipate.
* Samael of ''Literature/TheDescendants'' is a psychopath with Magitek wings that let him launch these with a flick of his wing.
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* ComicBook/TheFalcon
can do this with his [[HardLight hard light]] feathers in his ''WesternAnimation/TheSuperheroSquadShow'', ''WesternAnimation/TheAvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes'', and ''WesternAnimation/AvengersAssemble'' versions, though the comics version can't.



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* Also used by Archangel from ''ComicBook/XMen''. Justified, like the Manga/{{Bleach}} example, by being metal projectiles. When he regains real wings instead of biomechanical ones, he loses this ability.

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* Also used by Archangel from ''ComicBook/XMen''. Justified, like the Manga/{{Bleach}} ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' example, by being metal projectiles. When he regains real wings instead of biomechanical ones, he loses this ability.


** ''VideoGame/PokemonSunAndMoon'' shows that the [[GreenThumb grass-type starter]] Rowlet and its evolution Dartrix can do this, and that their feathers are made out of sharp leaves.

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** ''VideoGame/PokemonSunAndMoon'' shows that has the evolution line of the [[GreenThumb grass-type starter]] Rowlet Rowlet, it and its evolution Dartrix can do this, and that their direct evolution, Dartrix, use feathers are made out of sharp leaves.leaves. Their final evoution, Decidueye, takes it up a notch by actually shooting its feathers like a bow and arrow.


* In ''VideoGame/MegaManBattleNetwork6CybeastGregarAndCybeastFalzar, Mega Man's Falzar Beast forms turn his Mega Buster into a rapid-fire feather shooter. The being he draws this power from likewise uses a rain of feathers as one of its more dangerous attacks in the final battle.

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* In ''VideoGame/MegaManBattleNetwork6CybeastGregarAndCybeastFalzar, ''VideoGame/MegaManBattleNetwork6CybeastGregarAndCybeastFalzar'', Mega Man's Falzar Beast forms turn his Mega Buster into a rapid-fire feather shooter. The being he draws this power from likewise uses a rain of feathers as one of its more dangerous attacks in the final battle.





** In the sixth game of the ''VideoGame/MegaManBattleNetwork'' series, Mega Man's Falzar Beast forms turn his Mega Buster into a rapid-fire feather shooter. The being he draws this power from likewise uses a rain of feathers as one of its more dangerous attacks in the final battle.

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** * In the sixth game of the ''VideoGame/MegaManBattleNetwork'' series, ''VideoGame/MegaManBattleNetwork6CybeastGregarAndCybeastFalzar, Mega Man's Falzar Beast forms turn his Mega Buster into a rapid-fire feather shooter. The being he draws this power from likewise uses a rain of feathers as one of its more dangerous attacks in the final battle.

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* One of the antagonists of the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fic ''Fanfic/LovedAndLost'' is a pegasus named Hildread. Her right wing is completely metallic, and she can throw razor-sharp metallic feathers from it.
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* ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsAlpha'': The [[MechanicalAbomination Astranagant]]'s "T-Link Feather" attack has it perform a BadassArmFold, spread its wings of PureEnergy and use the [[PsychicPowers Telekinesis-Link System]] to launch shards of them at enemies.

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* This and {{Flight}} are Hawks's superpowers in ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia''. Hawks is so skilled with manipulating the individual feathers he projects from his wings that he can offhandedly save civilians with them while in the middle of a conversation.


* Variation: the stormwings in the ''Literature/ImmortalsQuartet'' are covered with razor-edged metallic feathers, but they don't attack by throwing or shooting them. They do swipe at things with their wings, which is pretty likely to end in septic infection for the swipe-ee.

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* Variation: the stormwings from the Literature/TortallUniverse (introduced in the ''Literature/ImmortalsQuartet'' ''Literature/TheImmortals'') are covered with razor-edged metallic feathers, but they don't attack by throwing or shooting them. They do swipe at things with their wings, which is pretty likely to end in septic infection for the swipe-ee.

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* ''WesternAnimation/PJMasks'': As of the season 2 episode "Wacky Floats", Amaya/Owlette has this as one of her powers.


* Lord Shen from ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda2'' makes regular use of throwing knives shaped like his feathers.



* Lord Shen from ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda2'' makes regular use of throwing knives shaped like his feathers.


* From the ''{{VideoGame/Bayonetta}}'' series, the titular character can learn a magical technique called Umbran Spear, which can be used when she [[{{Animorphism}} transforms into a]] [[CleverCrows Crow]] to [[OrbitingParticleShield surround herself in spinning feathers]] which can then be fired off like projectiles. [[SecretCharacter Jeanne]] can do the same thing when she turns into an owl, and in the [[{{VideoGame/Bayonetta2}} sequel]], Rosa can use it while in her falcon form.

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* From the ''{{VideoGame/Bayonetta}}'' series, the titular character can learn a magical technique called Umbran Spear, which can be used when she [[{{Animorphism}} transforms into a]] [[CleverCrows Crow]] to [[OrbitingParticleShield surround herself in spinning feathers]] which can then be fired off like projectiles. [[SecretCharacter Jeanne]] can do the same thing when she turns into an owl, and in the [[{{VideoGame/Bayonetta2}} sequel]], Rosa can use it while in her falcon form. Glamor, and angel introduced in 2, can attack with Feather Flechettes too.

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