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The pincers may be part of the creature's body, or some sort of ArtificialLimb. Compare ShearMenace, where a character carries scissors as weapons.

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The pincers may be part of the creature's body, or some sort of ArtificialLimb.ArtificialLimbs. Compare ShearMenace, where a character carries scissors as weapons.


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* ''Series/KamenRiderRyuki'': The crab-themed Kamen Rider Scissors not only has his BondCreature Volcancer, which naturally has a pair of these, but he himself can summon one of its claws for his personal use. On a related tangent, his Card Visor is [[ShearMenace scissor-shaped]].


* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager''. In "Scorpion", a pair of Borg drones each with a large mechanical pincer in place of one hand clamp them around Janeway and Tuvok's necks so they can be held in place while being forcibly implanted with a device that will link them to the Borg HiveMind. Fortunately Janeway is able to talk them out of the idea.

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* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager''. In ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'': in "Scorpion", a pair of Borg drones each with a large mechanical pincer in place of one hand clamp them around Janeway and Tuvok's necks so they can be held in place while being forcibly implanted with a device that will link them to the Borg HiveMind. Fortunately Janeway is able to talk them out of the idea.

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* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager''. In "Scorpion", a pair of Borg drones each with a large mechanical pincer in place of one hand clamp them around Janeway and Tuvok's necks so they can be held in place while being forcibly implanted with a device that will link them to the Borg HiveMind. Fortunately Janeway is able to talk them out of the idea.

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->''"Well, these claws ain't just for attractin' mates!"''
-->-- Mr. Krabs, ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants''

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* The [[http://www.mahq.net/mecha/srw/og2/ptx-015.htm Wild Würger]] in ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsAlpha 2'' (and later ''[[VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsOriginalGeneration Original Generation]]'') has the Stag Beetle Crusher, mounted on its right arm and used to devastating effect during its strongest attacks.

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* The SpacePirates from ''Franchise/{{Metroid}}'' have been depicted with these from ''VideoGame/SuperMetroid'' onward, though the ''VideoGame/MetroidPrimeTrilogy'' indicates that they are part of a mechanical exoskeleton rather than actual parts of their physiology. They typically have plasma cannons stuffed inside the claws.



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[[caption-width-right:267:A bit worse than that crab that nipped you at the beach.]]


** Pokemon with pincers include include Krabby, Kingler, Pinsir, Scizor, Corphish, Crawdaunt, Skorupi, Drapion, Clauncher, and Clawlitzer.

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** Pokemon with pincers include include Krabby, Kingler, Pinsir, Scizor, Corphish, Crawdaunt, Skorupi, Drapion, Clauncher, and Clawlitzer.Clawitzer.

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*** The Striking Scorpions Exarch gets the option of rolling the Scorpion's Claw, which has a built-in shuriken catapult on it.


* Doctor Strange has a spell called [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal Pincers of Power]] that make pincers out of energy.

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* Doctor Strange has is challenged to a spell called duel by Dormammu using [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal Pincers of Power]] that make pincers out of energy.energy that can bind and numb limbs, or cause unconsciousness if applied to the head. Dormammu chose that method to prove that he could defeat Strange on equal footing, and not just because of an overwhelming difference in raw power. It doesn't work out in his favor.


*** Commissar Sebastian Yarrick killed the Ork that severed his right arm, ripped off its Power Klaw, and had it fitted to replace his arm. This is just one more reason [[TheDreaded the Orks fear and respect him]].
*** Crushing Claws of some [[{{HordeOfAlienLocusts}} Tyranid]] units fit the trope, also evoking somewhat GiantEnemyCrab-like image. Rule-wise, it's slow, but one of the strongest melee weapons available to these guys, allowing them to cut open [[{{NighInvulnerable}} freaking LandRaiders]] like cheapest tin cans.

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*** Commissar Sebastian Yarrick (pictured above) killed the Ork that severed his right arm, ripped off its Power Klaw, and had it fitted to replace his arm. This is just one more reason [[TheDreaded the Orks fear and respect him]].
*** Crushing Claws of some [[{{HordeOfAlienLocusts}} Tyranid]] units fit the trope, also evoking somewhat GiantEnemyCrab-like image. Rule-wise, it's slow, but one of the strongest melee weapons available to these guys, allowing them to cut open [[{{NighInvulnerable}} freaking LandRaiders]] Land Raiders]] like cheapest tin cans.cans.
*** Some Dreadnought fists work like this, though with flat flaps instead of pincers.



** The move Vice Grip

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** The move Vice GripGrip.


** Crushing Claws of some [[{{HordeOfAlienLocusts}} Tyranid]] units fit the trope, also evoking somewhat GiantEnemyCrab-like image. Rule-wise, it's slow, but one of the strongest melee weapons available to these guys, allowing them to cut open [[{{NighInvulnerable}} freaking LandRaiders]] like cheapest tin cans.

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** *** Crushing Claws of some [[{{HordeOfAlienLocusts}} Tyranid]] units fit the trope, also evoking somewhat GiantEnemyCrab-like image. Rule-wise, it's slow, but one of the strongest melee weapons available to these guys, allowing them to cut open [[{{NighInvulnerable}} freaking LandRaiders]] like cheapest tin cans.


* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'':
** Orks like to use [[PowerFist Power Klaws]], big hydraulic pincers sheathed in an energy field that can rip right through armor.
** Commissar Sebastian Yarrick killed the Ork that severed his right arm, ripped off its Power Klaw, and had it fitted to replace his arm. This is just one more reason [[TheDreaded the Orks fear and respect him]].
** [[HornyDevils Daemonettes]] and a few other daemons of [[SexIsEvil Slaanesh]] usually have at least one hand replaced with a hideous lobster claw. While not as powerful as an Ork Power Klaw, a lucky hit can shred an enemy to ribbons and even possibly punch through medium vehicular armor. While daemonettes arguably have a minor level of MindRape as [[{{Glamour}} a passive power]], it really comes into effect when their claws leave incredibly painful wounds, a unique kind of pain that leaves their targets [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything spasming in ecstasy]].

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'':
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** Almost all Daemons of the Chaos God [[SexIsEvil Slaanesh]] from ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}'', ''TabletopGame/WarhammerAgeOfSigmar'' and ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'' sport at least one hideous lobster-like claw. These Daemons use their claws to shred an enemy to ribbons with a lucky hit even able to punch through medium vehicular armor. The claws of [[HornyDevils Daemonettes]] of Slaanesh are particularly insidious as, when combined with the minor level of MindRape powers that they possess, their claws are capable of leaving incredibly painful wounds that leave their targets [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything spasming in ecstasy]].
** In ''TabletopGame/{{Mordheim}}'', the great claw mutation causes the arm of a {{Mutant}} or [[DemonicPossession Possessed]] to transform into a large, crab-like claw that boosts their strength in close combat.
** ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'':
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Orks like to use [[PowerFist Power Klaws]], big hydraulic pincers sheathed in an energy field that can rip right through armor.
** *** Commissar Sebastian Yarrick killed the Ork that severed his right arm, ripped off its Power Klaw, and had it fitted to replace his arm. This is just one more reason [[TheDreaded the Orks fear and respect him]].
** [[HornyDevils Daemonettes]] and a few other daemons of [[SexIsEvil Slaanesh]] usually have at least one hand replaced with a hideous lobster claw. While not as powerful as an Ork Power Klaw, a lucky hit can shred an enemy to ribbons and even possibly punch through medium vehicular armor. While daemonettes arguably have a minor level of MindRape as [[{{Glamour}} a passive power]], it really comes into effect when their claws leave incredibly painful wounds, a unique kind of pain that leaves their targets [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything spasming in ecstasy]].
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