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* ''VideoGame/{{God of War|Series}}''. Swords. On retractable chains! [[FlamingSword That CATCH FIRE when you fling them around!]] And Kratos dual-wields them.

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* ''VideoGame/{{God of War|Series}}''.''VideoGame/GodOfWar''. Swords. On retractable chains! [[FlamingSword That CATCH FIRE when you fling them around!]] And Kratos dual-wields them.


** The titular Heavenly Sword was also fairly cool, a pair of curvy ornate swords that could also be attached together into one big powerful two handed sword or strung out on chains and whipped around for ''VideoGame/{{God of War|Series}}'' style long range attacks.

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** The titular Heavenly Sword was also fairly cool, a pair of curvy ornate swords that could also be attached together into one big powerful two handed sword or strung out on chains and whipped around for ''VideoGame/{{God of War|Series}}'' ''VideoGame/GodOfWar'' style long range attacks.


** There's also the concept of innocuous doubles (originating in ''Webcomic/ProblemSleuth''); weapons that exist as other, more harmless objects until they're ready to be wielded. Keys become handguns, a sextant becomes a sniper rifle, a typewriter becomes a [[VisualPun Chicago Typewriter]], etc, and most prominently [[TeamMom Kanaya's]] weapon of choice: a tube of lipstick that transforms into a ''chainsaw''.

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** There's also the concept of [[MorphWeapon innocuous doubles doubles]] (originating in ''Webcomic/ProblemSleuth''); weapons that exist as other, more harmless objects until they're ready to be wielded. Keys become handguns, a sextant becomes a sniper rifle, a typewriter becomes a [[VisualPun Chicago Typewriter]], etc, and most prominently [[TeamMom Kanaya's]] weapon of choice: a tube of lipstick that transforms into a ''chainsaw''.''[[ChainsawGood chainsaw]]''.


->''"The double-ended laser sword. Now that is a '''seriously''' good way to cause major injuries to yourself. So you know anyone who dares to attempt to wield one of these suckers in battle is either incredibly good, or incredibly stupid. And if they were that stupid, they wouldn't be standing in front of you with all four limbs still attached."''

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->''"The double-ended laser sword. Now that is a '''seriously''' good way to cause major injuries to yourself. So you know anyone who dares to attempt to wield one of these suckers in battle is either incredibly good, good or incredibly stupid. And if they were that stupid, they wouldn't be standing in front of you with all four limbs still attached."''



* The [[EmpathicWeapon Devices]] of ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha''. Some of them speak in GratuitousEnglish. Some of them speak in GratuitousGerman. Most of them can [[SwissArmyWeapon switch from one kickass form to another]]. Most of them are {{Determinator}}s in their own right, demanding {{Deadly Upgrade}}s if they lose and even continuing to fight ''even after their owner loses consciousness''. All of them are human-sized versions of HumongousMecha weaponry that can, and do, take out HumongousMecha.
* An episode of ''Anime/SDGundamForce'' features the Zakos showing off an "ultra space universe bazooka cannon gatling triple double wonderful drill super missile rocket machine gun gun gun". It ended up ''actually'' impossibly cool, because it completely fell apart upon trying to use it.

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* The [[EmpathicWeapon Devices]] of ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha''. Some of them speak in GratuitousEnglish. Some of them speak in GratuitousGerman. Most of them can [[SwissArmyWeapon switch from one kickass form to another]]. Most of them are {{Determinator}}s in their own right, demanding {{Deadly Upgrade}}s if they lose and even continuing to fight ''even after their owner loses consciousness''. All of them are human-sized versions of HumongousMecha weaponry that can, can -- and do, do -- take out HumongousMecha.
* An episode of ''Anime/SDGundamForce'' features the Zakos showing off an "ultra space universe bazooka cannon gatling triple double wonderful drill super missile rocket machine gun gun gun". It ended up ''actually'' impossibly cool, cool because it completely fell apart upon trying to use it.



* In ''Manga/DeadmanWonderland'', Genkaku's double gatling-gun electric guitar. One of the creators even said in his blog that he isn't sure if it would even be possible in real life.

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* In ''Manga/DeadmanWonderland'', Genkaku's double gatling-gun Gatling-gun electric guitar. One of the creators even said in his blog that he isn't sure if it would even be possible in real life.



* The goddamn rocket powered sledgehammer from ''Manga/{{Gunnm}}''.

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* The goddamn rocket powered rocket-powered sledgehammer from ''Manga/{{Gunnm}}''.



** There are several weapons that can be carried and used by a single human in that weight class, I admit all of them are two handed weapons like medium MG's and multi-use anti-tank weapons (FN MAG can be fired while shouldered, it has a weight of 11.79kg empty, the ammo adds 4-5kg dependant on the belt length).
** Seras's ''shoulder mounted anti-zeppelin {{BFG}}.'' The doctor prescribed some 30mm [[WeaponOfChoice Harkonnen II]] goodness for those crazy {{Ghostapo}} mooks!

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** There are several weapons that can be carried and used by a single human in that weight class, I admit all of them are two handed two-handed weapons like medium MG's and multi-use anti-tank weapons (FN MAG can be fired while shouldered, it has a weight of 11.79kg empty, the ammo adds 4-5kg dependant on the belt length).
** Seras's ''shoulder mounted ''shoulder-mounted anti-zeppelin {{BFG}}.'' The doctor prescribed some 30mm [[WeaponOfChoice Harkonnen II]] goodness for those crazy {{Ghostapo}} mooks!



** Other weapons are a sharpened handcuff but designed to cut necks on a chain and a L shaped piece of metal. Even the author was surprised to find they were real weapons, a flying guillotine and a blunt ax.

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** Other weapons are a sharpened handcuff but designed to cut necks on a chain and a L shaped an L-shaped piece of metal. Even the author was surprised to find they were real weapons, weapons: a flying guillotine and a blunt ax.



* Three words: [[http://img.photobucket.com/albums/0803/sergey25/Artwork2/ImageD.jpg Rocket Propelled Chainsaw.]]

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* Three words: [[http://img.photobucket.com/albums/0803/sergey25/Artwork2/ImageD.jpg Rocket Propelled Rocket-Propelled Chainsaw.]]



* Just about any Asgardian weapon in the Marvel Comics universes. The most famous example being ComicBook/{{Thor}}'s Hammer {{Mjolnir}}; it can be thrown an comes back like a boomerang, only he (for the most part) can lift it, it shoots lightning...

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* Just about any Asgardian weapon in the Marvel Comics universes. The most famous example being ComicBook/{{Thor}}'s Hammer {{Mjolnir}}; it can be thrown an comes and come back like a boomerang, only he (for the most part) can lift it, it shoots lightning...



* Franchise/{{Batman}}, being a BadassNormal relies on a whole arsenal of Bat-themed weapons repurposed from other sources. Batman also finds creative uses for more conventional weapons like flash bangs, grenades, C4, smoke bombs, tear gas, etc. For instance, he once used C4 stuck to the back of a dumpster to launch it as a missile against Amazo.
* Take your pick of ComicBook/ThePenguin's Swiss-army [[ParasolOfPain umbrellas]]: machine guns, knockout gas, hypno ray, personal helicopter. Or even the mundane sword stick, befitting a gentleman such as himself.

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* Franchise/{{Batman}}, being a BadassNormal relies on a whole arsenal of Bat-themed weapons repurposed from other sources. Batman also finds creative uses for more conventional weapons like flash bangs, flashbangs, grenades, C4, smoke bombs, tear gas, etc. For instance, he once used C4 stuck to the back of a dumpster to launch it as a missile against Amazo.
* Take your pick of ComicBook/ThePenguin's Swiss-army [[ParasolOfPain umbrellas]]: machine guns, knockout gas, hypno ray, hypno-ray, personal helicopter. Or even the mundane sword stick, sword-stick, befitting a gentleman such as himself.



* A crossbow-taser was a favorite of Night Thrasher's step brother Bandit. Even more weird in that his own body generated the electricity for it.

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* A crossbow-taser was a favorite of Night Thrasher's step brother stepbrother Bandit. Even more weird in that his own body generated the electricity for it.



-->Unfortunately, a seven-foot katana, while cool-looking and certainly intimidating, is just not all that practical for a battle. Jeffiroth was able to attack with it, mostly by spinning around in a circle with his arms stretched out and hoping it would nick Xaldin, Vexen or Lexaeus enough to make them give up their unceasing barrage of wind, ice, earth and stabbity-type attacks.

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-->Unfortunately, a seven-foot katana, while cool-looking and certainly intimidating, is just not all that practical for a battle. Jeffiroth was able to attack with it, mostly by spinning around in a circle with his arms stretched out and hoping it would nick Xaldin, Vexen or Lexaeus enough to make them give up their unceasing barrage of wind, ice, earth earth, and stabbity-type attacks.



-->Unfortunately, a seven-foot long katana, while badass and certainly intimidating, is just not all that practical for seppuku. What followed was a ten minute display of Jeffiroth trying in vain to impale himself on a sword that was taller than he was, in full view of his choir and Nobuo Uematsu.
* ''FanFic/SonicXDarkChaos'' features ''[[ShoutOut Fuckslayer]]'', a demonic guitar with six necks wielded by Beelzebub. It's the very first guitar ever invented. Not only is it both a LightningGun and a rocket launcher, the music it makes is so loud that it can shake ''battleships'' apart.

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-->Unfortunately, a seven-foot long seven-foot-long katana, while badass and certainly intimidating, is just not all that practical for seppuku. What followed was a ten minute ten-minute display of Jeffiroth trying in vain to impale himself on a sword that was taller than he was, in full view of his choir and Nobuo Uematsu.
* ''FanFic/SonicXDarkChaos'' features ''[[ShoutOut Fuckslayer]]'', a demonic guitar with six necks wielded by Beelzebub. It's the very first guitar ever invented. Not only is it both a LightningGun and a rocket launcher, but the music it makes is so loud that it can shake ''battleships'' apart.



** Chewbacca's "bowcaster," a cross between a laser gun and a ''crossbow.'' Or something like that. Looks really cool, and requires a bandoleer for some reason. It uses a magnetic field instead of a string to fire a metal slug at hypersonic speed like a Gauss Rifle, and adds ionized plasma gas for armor-piercing capability.

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** Chewbacca's "bowcaster," a cross between a laser gun and a ''crossbow.'' Or something like that. Looks really cool, and requires a bandoleer for some reason. It uses a magnetic field instead of a string to fire a metal slug at hypersonic speed like a Gauss Rifle, Rifle and adds ionized plasma gas for armor-piercing capability.



* Anything from Film/JamesBond, from his wristwatch/high-powered laser, to Oddjob's sharpened bowler hat which can be thrown like a disc and cut off heads.

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* Anything from Film/JamesBond, from his wristwatch/high-powered laser, laser to Oddjob's sharpened bowler hat which can be thrown like a disc and cut off heads.



* ''Film/JonahHex'' has dual wielded crossbows that shot sticks of dynamite! And horse mounted [[GatlingGood gatling guns]]!

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* ''Film/JonahHex'' has dual wielded dual-wielded crossbows that shot sticks of dynamite! And horse mounted horse-mounted [[GatlingGood gatling Gatling guns]]!



** In ''Trinity'' the Nightstalkers use smart guns with ultraviolet ammo and built in cameras so they can review fights after the fact.

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** In ''Trinity'' the Nightstalkers use smart guns with ultraviolet ammo and built in built-in cameras so they can review fights after the fact.



* Detritus's "Piecemaker" crossbow in ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''. Detritus is a massive [[Main/AllTrollsAreDifferent troll]] made of [[RockMonster living stone]], and uses a 'crossbow' that was originally a wagon-mounted siege weapon that fired a six foot iron bolt used to knock down doors. Later, Detritus started firing bundles of normal crossbow bolts tied together with some string, which breaks apart immediately after firing (the string ''and'' the bolts), blotting out the sun. The much smaller bolts are fired with such velocity that they actually [[ArrowsOnFire catch on fire]] from air friction.

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* Detritus's "Piecemaker" crossbow in ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''. Detritus is a massive [[Main/AllTrollsAreDifferent troll]] made of [[RockMonster living stone]], stone]] and uses a 'crossbow' that was originally a wagon-mounted siege weapon that fired a six foot six-foot iron bolt used to knock down doors. Later, Detritus started firing bundles of normal crossbow bolts tied together with some string, which breaks apart immediately after firing (the string ''and'' the bolts), blotting out the sun. The much smaller bolts are fired with such velocity that they actually [[ArrowsOnFire catch on fire]] from air friction.



* The various war machines designed by Creator/LeonardoDaVinci {{expy}} [[Literature/{{Discworld}} Leonard da Quirm]] half-qualify. The reason why he is not allowed outside--and the entire plot of Discworld/MenAtArms--is that, since he is a genius, his weapons are quite often not impossible enough.

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* The various war machines designed by Creator/LeonardoDaVinci {{expy}} [[Literature/{{Discworld}} Leonard da Quirm]] half-qualify. The reason why he is not allowed outside--and outside -- and the entire plot of Discworld/MenAtArms--is Discworld/MenAtArms -- is that, since he is a genius, his weapons are quite often not impossible enough.



* ''Literature/TheNightLand'' and ''Literature/AwakeInTheNightLand'' have the [[http://i.imgur.com/bai6cCd.jpg Diskos]]. They are tuned to the soul of their user and cannot be used by anybody else. On the top of that, they can selectively hurt only monsters and not humans.
* ''Literature/WizardsWarriorsAndYou'': Among the weapons the titular Warrior can choose in this series by Creator/RLStine, is the Triple Crossbow. The Triple Crossbow is shaped like an upside down Mercedes symbol with 2 extra bolt slots pointing about 40 degrees away from the centre and can shoot bolts in 3 different directions as a mob control weapon. It should be an impractical weapon, but is actually one of the best choices for the Warrior and is a life-saver on many occasions.

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* ''Literature/TheNightLand'' and ''Literature/AwakeInTheNightLand'' have the [[http://i.imgur.com/bai6cCd.jpg Diskos]]. They are tuned to the soul of their user and cannot be used by anybody else. On the top of that, they can selectively hurt only monsters and not humans.
* ''Literature/WizardsWarriorsAndYou'': Among the weapons the titular Warrior can choose in this series by Creator/RLStine, is the Triple Crossbow. The Triple Crossbow is shaped like an upside down upside-down Mercedes symbol with 2 extra bolt slots pointing about 40 degrees away from the centre and can shoot bolts in 3 different directions as a mob control weapon. It should be an impractical weapon, but is actually one of the best choices for the Warrior and is a life-saver on many occasions.



** Buffy has her Slayer Scythe, a multi-purpose super weapon that only the Slayer can use, and is basically Vampire kryptonite.

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** Buffy has her Slayer Scythe, a multi-purpose super weapon superweapon that only the Slayer can use, and is basically Vampire kryptonite.



** Prior to this, he always used a [[IncredibleShrinkingMan shrink ray]] called a Tissue Compression Eliminator. It didn't shrink you neatly, it ''compressed'' (that is, ''crushed)'' your tissues down to the size of a doll, so it was quite lethal, and left a teeny tiny corpse. Regrettably, the show never addressed the fact that the doll-corpses should have been very ''heavy...'' But, eh, so what? RuleOfCool.

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** Prior to this, he always used a [[IncredibleShrinkingMan shrink ray]] called a Tissue Compression Eliminator. It didn't shrink you neatly, it ''compressed'' (that is, ''crushed)'' your tissues down to the size of a doll, so it was quite lethal, and left a teeny tiny teeny-tiny corpse. Regrettably, the show never addressed the fact that the doll-corpses should have been very ''heavy...'' But, eh, so what? RuleOfCool.



* On ''Series/GameOfThrones'', the Dothraki use a wicked-looking sickle-sword called an arakh. The sword's curved blade with sharpened outer edge is similar to other cavalry swords, though the sword itself looks more literally like a sickle, with a straight shaft that suddenly bends into a moon crescent blade part way up, making it look similar to a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khopesh khopesh]].
* Walter practically mentions the trope by name in reference to an anti gravity pistol in the series finale of ''Series/{{Fringe}}''.

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* On ''Series/GameOfThrones'', the Dothraki use a wicked-looking sickle-sword called an arakh. The sword's curved blade with sharpened outer edge is similar to other cavalry swords, though the sword itself looks more literally like a sickle, with a straight shaft that suddenly bends into a moon crescent blade part way partway up, making it look similar to a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khopesh khopesh]].
* Walter practically mentions the trope by name in reference to an anti gravity anti-gravity pistol in the series finale of ''Series/{{Fringe}}''.



* A sort of shovel-tipped longsword shows up in various places. It looks cool, but is totally useless as a real-world weapon: the broad point prevents stabbing attacks from doing much damage, and it throws off the balance, making slashing attacks difficult. Existed in real life, but as [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Executioner%27s_sword a very specific tool for execution]], not a weapon of war or for fighting.

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* A sort of shovel-tipped longsword shows up in various places. It looks cool, cool but is totally useless as a real-world weapon: the broad point prevents stabbing attacks from doing much damage, and it throws off the balance, making slashing attacks difficult. Existed in real life, but as [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Executioner%27s_sword a very specific tool for execution]], not a weapon of war or for fighting.



* If you're gonna hunt a "Turdy Point Buck" you'd best pack [[ICallItVera Betty Lou]]: A combination AK-57-Uzi-radar-laser-triple-barrel-double-scoped-heat-seakin'-shotgun.

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* If you're gonna hunt a "Turdy Point Buck" you'd best pack [[ICallItVera Betty Lou]]: A combination AK-57-Uzi-radar-laser-triple-barrel-double-scoped-heat-seakin'-shotgun.AK-57-Uzi-radar-laser-triple-barrel-double-scoped-heat-seekin'-shotgun.



** Jaller's Sword a ''{{Flaming|Sword}} LaserBlade'' that also comes with ''lightning''. Yes, ''A flaming lightning sword made of lasers''. Heck, every single weapon used by the Inika are basically "Lightning-infused [[PhotoprotoneutronTorpedo Plasma, Laser, or similar]]" Weapon that's dual wielded with a rapid-fire version of the regular Zamor Launcher used by the Piraka.

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** Jaller's Sword a ''{{Flaming|Sword}} LaserBlade'' that also comes with ''lightning''. Yes, ''A flaming lightning sword made of lasers''. Heck, every single weapon used by the Inika are basically "Lightning-infused [[PhotoprotoneutronTorpedo Plasma, Laser, or similar]]" Weapon that's dual wielded dual-wielded with a rapid-fire version of the regular Zamor Launcher used by the Piraka.



* ''Webcomic/ManlyGuysDoingManlyThings'' has [[http://thepunchlineismachismo.com/archives/316 an action figure]] with a big gun that shoots handguns that shoots deep fried beer cans.

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* ''Webcomic/ManlyGuysDoingManlyThings'' has [[http://thepunchlineismachismo.com/archives/316 an action figure]] with a big gun that shoots handguns that shoots deep fried deep-fried beer cans.



** One of the most notable subversions is from "Operation: T.R.I.C.Y.C.L.E.": the "K-Strike", a giant ketchup bottle that fires [[WaveMotionGun a massive beam of ketchup]] from their moon base down to Earth. Unfortunately it had no effect on the giant, evil tricycle that they were trying to destroy- one KND pilot points this out:

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** One of the most notable subversions is from "Operation: T.R.I.C.Y.C.L.E.": the "K-Strike", a giant ketchup bottle that fires [[WaveMotionGun a massive beam of ketchup]] from their moon base down to Earth. Unfortunately Unfortunately, it had no effect on the giant, evil tricycle that they were trying to destroy- one KND pilot points this out:



%%* In real life, Hira Shuriken (Ninja stars) are like this. They were rarely used to directly kill people, instead being used as a distraction which ''looked like it would kill you'' used by ninjas who were fleeing. Obviously people would get slowed down by trying to dodge these weapons which looked deadly, not knowing that the thrower probably couldn't even throw them with accuracy. Example: A ninja is trying to get inside a building with guard on the door. The ninja throws a shuriken at a group bushes/small trees, making a sound that the guard mistakes for someone running in the bushes, possibly a ninja! The guard goes to investigate, while ninja sneaks in. Sounds like a scenario from a stealth videogame.

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%%* In real life, Hira Shuriken (Ninja stars) are like this. They were rarely used to directly kill people, instead being used as a distraction which ''looked like it would kill you'' used by ninjas who were fleeing. Obviously Obviously, people would get slowed down by trying to dodge these weapons which looked deadly, not knowing that the thrower probably couldn't even throw them with accuracy. Example: A ninja is trying to get inside a building with guard on the door. The ninja throws a shuriken at a group bushes/small trees, making a sound that the guard mistakes for someone running in the bushes, possibly a ninja! The guard goes to investigate, while ninja sneaks in. Sounds like a scenario from a stealth videogame.



%%** I don't know about stalking the streets but Henry was an enthusiast for gadgets, he actually funded an early attempt at visual reconnaissance using giant mirrors. Needless to say it didn't work.

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%%** I don't know about stalking the streets but Henry was an enthusiast for gadgets, he actually funded an early attempt at visual reconnaissance using giant mirrors. Needless to say say, it didn't work.



%%* On the same principle as His Majesty's "moth guns", but rather more serious, was the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sedgley_OSS_.38 U.S. Navy Sedgley OSS .38/Sedgely Fist Gun]] of World War Two. It was a single-shot .38 Special caliber weapon, fired by a spring-loaded plunger-type "trigger" in ''front'' next to its (very short) barrel, that was riveted to the back of a heavy work glove. Both muzzle and plunger protruded about 1/2" beyond the knuckles when the wearer clenched his fist. Legend states that it was an Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) brainstorm. In this case, legend is wrong. It was developed by the Naval Gun Factory for the Naval Construction Battalions, the Seabees. During the island-hopping campaign across the Pacific, Seabee heavy-equipment operators were vulnerable not only to enemy sniper fire, but also to "close assault" by enemy soldiers in an ambush attack. They kept weapons (.45 pistols, etc.) close to hand, but the Japanese soldiers, being no fools, adopted the tactic of jumping onto the bulldozer, etc., on the ''right'' side and grabbing the driver's gun hand to prevent him from shooting them. The Sedgley was mounted accordingly on a ''left''-hand glove. When attacked, the Seabee simply punched his opponent in the face with his "free" hand- which depressed the plunger and fired a .38 slug right into the attacker's head. Messy, but very effective. Not least because it was basically ''i[[NoRangeLikePointBlankRange mpossible to miss]]''.

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%%* On the same principle as His Majesty's "moth guns", but rather more serious, was the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sedgley_OSS_.38 U.S. Navy Sedgley OSS .38/Sedgely Fist Gun]] of World War Two. It was a single-shot .38 Special caliber weapon, fired by a spring-loaded plunger-type "trigger" in ''front'' next to its (very short) barrel, that was riveted to the back of a heavy work glove. Both muzzle and plunger protruded about 1/2" beyond the knuckles when the wearer clenched his fist. Legend states that it was an Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) brainstorm. In this case, legend is wrong. It was developed by the Naval Gun Factory for the Naval Construction Battalions, the Seabees. During the island-hopping campaign across the Pacific, Seabee heavy-equipment operators were vulnerable not only to enemy sniper fire, fire but also to "close assault" by enemy soldiers in an ambush attack. They kept weapons (.45 pistols, etc.) close to hand, but the Japanese soldiers, being no fools, adopted the tactic of jumping onto the bulldozer, etc., on the ''right'' side and grabbing the driver's gun hand to prevent him from shooting them. The Sedgley was mounted accordingly on a ''left''-hand glove. When attacked, the Seabee simply punched his opponent in the face with his "free" hand- which depressed the plunger and fired a .38 slug right into the attacker's head. Messy, but very effective. Not least because it was basically ''i[[NoRangeLikePointBlankRange mpossible ''[[NoRangeLikePointBlankRange impossible to miss]]''.


* The [[DropTheHammer Goldion Hammer]] of ''Anime/GaoGaiGar''. It's formed by Goldymarg, who can [[TransformingMecha turn into a tank]], turning into a giant fist holding an enormous golden mallet, which then [[CombiningMecha attaches to the titular Gaogaigar]]. The three-move combo that [[OncePerEpisode always follows on]] is: a giant nail made out of light is plunged into the enemy [[CallingYourAttacks ("Hammer Hell!")]]; the nail is removed, tearing out the enemy's core [[LargeHam ("Hammer Heaven!")]]; and finally the hammer hitting the enemy and [[DisappearsIntoLight turning them into tiny little motes of light]] [[RuleOfThree ("TURN INTO LIGHT!")]].
** GaoGaiGar FINAL manages to [[UpToEleven top that]], though. How? [[spoiler:The Goldion Crusher. An enormous energy hammer, made by [[CombiningMecha combining]] ''three'' spaceships, which are ''individually'' larger than GaoGaiGar. Its hammerhead is made of HardLight and [[GravityMaster localized gravitational shockwaves]], and [[SerialEscalation dwarfs the three ships' initial combined form in turn]]. It's so powerful that everyone aboard evacuated, except for Mikoto, who helped to operate it. It was built to [[CrazyPrepared assault enemies]] [[CallBack on the level of the Z-master]], and is so dangerous that it requires a two-key activation system, ''a la'' '''nuclear launches''', just to initiate the three ships' combination. And it was used to destroy an enemy mech that was essentially a sun.]]

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* The [[DropTheHammer Goldion Hammer]] of ''Anime/GaoGaiGar''. It's formed by Goldymarg, who can [[TransformingMecha turn into a tank]], turning into a giant fist holding an enormous golden mallet, which then [[CombiningMecha attaches to the titular Gaogaigar]].GaoGaiGar]]. The three-move combo that [[OncePerEpisode always follows on]] is: a giant nail made out of light is plunged into the enemy [[CallingYourAttacks ("Hammer Hell!")]]; the nail is removed, tearing out the enemy's core [[LargeHam ("Hammer Heaven!")]]; and finally the hammer hitting the enemy and [[DisappearsIntoLight turning them into tiny little motes of light]] [[RuleOfThree ("TURN INTO LIGHT!")]].
** GaoGaiGar FINAL ''Anime/GaoGaiGarFINAL'' manages to [[UpToEleven top that]], though. How? [[spoiler:The Goldion Crusher. An enormous energy hammer, made by [[CombiningMecha combining]] ''three'' spaceships, which are ''individually'' larger than GaoGaiGar.[=GaoGaiGar=]. Its hammerhead is made of HardLight and [[GravityMaster localized gravitational shockwaves]], and [[SerialEscalation dwarfs the three ships' initial combined form in turn]]. It's so powerful that everyone aboard evacuated, except for Mikoto, who helped to operate it. It was built to [[CrazyPrepared assault enemies]] [[CallBack on the level of the Z-master]], and is so dangerous that it requires a two-key activation system, ''a la'' '''nuclear launches''', just to initiate the three ships' combination. And it was used to destroy an enemy mech that was essentially a sun.]]


** [[BigBad Cinder]] is capable of transforming part of her clothing into twin swords that further transform into bow and arrows. She can switch between weapons in mid-jump.

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** [[BigBad [[TheDragon Cinder]] is capable of transforming part of her clothing into twin swords that further transform into bow and arrows. She can switch between weapons in mid-jump.


* [[VideoGame/TwoWorlds ''Two Worlds II'']]: about a third of the weapons that come with blades (as well as many of those that don't), with the second third consisting of almost [[GameBreaker game breaking]] ones, and the last third based strictly on actual historical weaponry. [[CaptainObvious It is, after all, a huge RPG set in a fantasy world.]]
* ''VideoGame/{{Xenoblade}}'' has the Monado. A {{cool|Sword}} {{Laser Blade}}d {{BFS}} [[CombatClairvoyance Of Combat Clairvoyance]] [[SwordOfPlotAdvancement And Plot Advancement]]. Try to compete with THAT. Never mind that it's basically [[spoiler: the embodiment of the game's main antagonist -- the soul of the titan you live on and your planet's long-forgotten god]].
** * [[TeamPet Riki]] uses biters as his weapon of choice. They're essentially maces with heads in the shape of that of various animals, and he attacks by making the head bite enemies. While his starting one looks extremely silly, the later ones come in the shape of cool animals like lions and dragons.

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* [[VideoGame/TwoWorlds ''Two Worlds II'']]: about a third of the weapons that come with blades (as well as many of those that don't), with the second third consisting of almost [[GameBreaker game breaking]] ones, and the last third based strictly on actual historical weaponry. [[CaptainObvious It is, after all, a huge RPG set in a fantasy world.]]
weaponry.
* ''VideoGame/{{Xenoblade}}'' has ''VideoGame/{{Xenoblade}}'':
** The game revolves around
the Monado. A {{cool|Sword}} {{Laser Blade}}d {{BFS}} [[CombatClairvoyance Of Combat Clairvoyance]] [[SwordOfPlotAdvancement And Plot Advancement]]. Try to compete with THAT. Never mind that it's basically [[spoiler: the embodiment of the game's main antagonist -- the soul of the titan you live on and your planet's long-forgotten god]].
** * [[TeamPet Riki]] uses biters as his weapon of choice. They're essentially maces with heads in the shape of that of various animals, and he attacks by making the head bite enemies. While his starting one looks extremely silly, the later ones come in the shape of cool animals like lions and dragons.


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[[caption-width-right:350:[[ArtisticLicensePhysics The laws of physics]] took one look at these blades, and just [[PassThePopcorn grabbed some popcorn]].]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:[[ArtisticLicensePhysics The laws of physics]] took one look at these blades, blades... and just [[PassThePopcorn grabbed some popcorn]].]]

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* ''VideoGame/EnterTheGungeon'' lives in this trope. It has t-shirt cannons, t-shirt cannons that fire poison shirts, a unicorn horn that fires a rainbow laser and plays music, a demon's head that shoots a fire beam, a wood beam that is exactly what it says; a piece of wood that grows to the length of the room you're in and lets you smack enemies with a melee weapon at a gun's range, a baseball bat that returns bullets to the shooter, a gun that looks like two brick cubes stuck together that fires [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros turtle shells]], a [[VideoGame/SuperMeatBoy block of meat]] that fires saw blades, a lower-case r that fires the word 'bullet' one letter at a time that when upgraded with explosive bullets fires the words 'boom', 'explosion' and 'rocket', and a bullet that shoots guns that shoot bullets. You heard me.


** Even more confusingly, Illidan's WeaponOfChoice, [[http://www.wowwiki.com/File:Illidan_and_Arthas_Redux.jpg the Twin Blades of Azzinoth]] are also called glaives, even though they're more like two curved swords attached to the opposite sides of the same hilt. He took them from a demon he killed. The glaives in question had the option of detaching into the two blades, but Illidan just prefers to use them like that all the time.

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** Even more confusingly, Illidan's WeaponOfChoice, [[http://www.wowwiki.com/File:Illidan_and_Arthas_Redux.jpg the Twin Blades of Azzinoth]] are also called glaives, even though they're more like two curved swords attached to the opposite sides of the same hilt. He took them from a demon he killed. The glaives in question had the option of detaching into the two blades, but Illidan just prefers to use them like that all the time. In ''World of Warcraft'', he has a pair of them, for a total of four blades. Similar weapons are exclusive to the group he leads, the demon hunters.



** Your standard garden-variety shotgun, which cannot only freeze your enemies, but packs enough of a punch to [[RagdollPhysics send them flying into the air]].
** A gun that shoots yard-long wooden stakes through the air at high speeds, pinning enemies to walls by their limbs. The secondary fire shoots grenades, and you can shoot the grenades with the stakes to create a long ranged explosive projectile that impales the enemy, and then explodes.

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** Your standard garden-variety shotgun, which cannot can not only freeze your enemies, but packs enough of a punch to [[RagdollPhysics send them flying into the air]].
** A gun that shoots yard-long wooden stakes through the air at high speeds, pinning that spontaneously burst into flames after a moment which can pin enemies to walls by their limbs. The secondary fire shoots grenades, and you can shoot the grenades with the stakes to create a long ranged explosive projectile that impales the enemy, and then explodes.

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* The title character of the ''Literature/{{Sten}}'' series has a knife sharp enough to cut a diamond by the weight of the blade, fitted perfectly to his grip in a sheath installed ''inside his arm''. It's described as having a wrist muscle redirected to hold the sheath closed, and will drop the knife into his hand whenever he needs it.


* Detritus's "Piecemaker" crossbow in ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''. Detritus is a troll, and so a crossbow scaled for him is more or less a ballista; its power was such that regular bolts were ''incinerated by air friction'', creating a giant fireball of shrapnel that decimated ''buildings.'' Later, Detritus started firing bundles of normal crossbow bolts tied together with some string, which broke apart immediately after firing, blotting out the sun. (The smaller bolts still caught fire.)

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* Detritus's "Piecemaker" crossbow in ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''. Detritus is a troll, massive [[Main/AllTrollsAreDifferent troll]] made of [[RockMonster living stone]], and so uses a crossbow scaled for him is more or less a ballista; its power was such 'crossbow' that regular bolts were ''incinerated by air friction'', creating was originally a giant fireball of shrapnel wagon-mounted siege weapon that decimated ''buildings.'' fired a six foot iron bolt used to knock down doors. Later, Detritus started firing bundles of normal crossbow bolts tied together with some string, which broke breaks apart immediately after firing, firing (the string ''and'' the bolts), blotting out the sun. (The The much smaller bolts still caught fire.)are fired with such velocity that they actually [[ArrowsOnFire catch on fire]] from air friction.

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** Due to his PowerIncontinence, Ichigo's normal sword is one of these. Five feet long, 8-10 inches wide at minimum and an inch or more thick, it would weigh 30-50 pounds if actually made of steel but he waves it around in one hand like a feather duster. His bankai is the only one that actually makes his sword ''smaller''.


* The [[LaserBlade lightsabers]] from ''Franchise/StarWars''. Most frequent users, such as the Jedi and Sith orders, are [[PhysicalGod basically gods]]. The fact that they're telepathic, telekinetic, precognitive, and generally enhanced is meant to justify their usage of a weapon that'll kill you if you bump into someone.

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* The [[LaserBlade lightsabers]] from ''Franchise/StarWars''. Most frequent users, such as the Jedi and Sith orders, are [[PhysicalGod basically gods]].essentially mystical psychics. The fact that they're telepathic, telekinetic, precognitive, and generally enhanced is meant to justify their usage of a weapon that'll kill you if you bump into someone.

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