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* In the ''Animation/MotuPatlu'' episode "Super Murgiyan", the super-powered chickens throw eggs at Inspector Chingum as he and the others chase them to get Boxer's car back from them.
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* In ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'', egg is a recurring item that you can either consume for health, or throw at enemies. They usually do little damage, but the Rotten Egg in ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil5'' was a OneHitKill on most non-bosses.

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* In ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'', egg is eggs are a recurring item that you can either consume for health, or throw at enemies. They usually do little in the way of damage, but the [[PoisonMushroom Rotten Egg Egg]] in ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil5'' was a OneHitKill on most non-bosses.non-bosses (in fact, it was all it was good for, as eating it damaged you quite significantly).


* ''VideoGame/AngryBirds'': The white bird's special ability is to drop an explosive egg vertically down when you tap the screen again, in order to blow up parts of the pigs' fortress. As a secondary result, the explosion can also RocketJump the bird into other parts to cause extra damage,

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* ''VideoGame/AngryBirds'': The white bird's Matilda's special ability is to drop an explosive egg vertically down when you tap the screen again, in order to blow up parts of the pigs' fortress. As a secondary result, the explosion can also RocketJump the bird into other parts to cause extra damage,


* In ''Film/{{Hook}}'', the Lost Boys have cannons that fire eggs.

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* In ''Film/{{Hook}}'', the Lost Boys have cannons that fire eggs.use an egg-shooting machine (with a hen inside) against the Pirates in the FinalBattle.



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* In ''Series/{{Batman|1966}}'', villain Egghead is confronted by Batman and Robin inside a chicken farm. He and his men open the fight by throwing eggs at the Dynamic Duo, who retaliate the same way. Then it turns into a fist fight, and Egghead crushes a punnet full of eggs on Robin's head. Then Batman punches him and Robin pays him back by crushing another punnet full of eggs on his head.
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* ''VideoGame/AngryBirds'': The white bird's special ability is to drop an explosive egg vertically down as the bird's launched to the air when you tap the screen again, in order to blow up parts of the pigs' fortress.

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* ''VideoGame/AngryBirds'': The white bird's special ability is to drop an explosive egg vertically down as the bird's launched to the air when you tap the screen again, in order to blow up parts of the pigs' fortress.fortress. As a secondary result, the explosion can also RocketJump the bird into other parts to cause extra damage,


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[[caption-width-right:350:That's okay. [[BlackComedy [[caption-width-right:350: He already has a mouth to feed.feed. [[BlackComedy He doesn't need another.]]]]


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The above sentence might sound horrifying, but it happens surprisingly often in media, especially video games. Thanks to their oval shape and portable aspect, it's not hard to imagine eggs as a working projectile. This is a particularly common form of attack from avian creatures, with some even being capable of rapid-firing them, while others are able to spit them out instead of... you know, the other way around.

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The above sentence might sound horrifying, but it happens surprisingly often in media, especially video games. Thanks to their oval shape and portable aspect, it's not hard to imagine eggs as a working projectile.projectiles. This is a particularly common form of attack from avian creatures, with some even being capable of rapid-firing them, while others are able to spit them out instead of... you know, the other way around.


[[caption-width-right:350:It's okay. [[DeadBabyComedy He already has a mouth to feed.]]]]

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AbnormalAmmo, NaturalWeapon

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Using the vessels of yet-to-be-born creatures as weapons.

The above sentence might sound horrifying, but it happens surprisingly often in media, especially video games. Thanks to their oval shape and portable aspect, it's not hard to imagine eggs as a working projectile. This is a particularly common form of attack from avian creatures, with some even being capable of rapid-firing them, while others are able to spit them out instead of... you know, the other way around.

The eggs also don't necessarily need to be actual organic eggs to count. That's why explosives that are made to resemble eggs are a common variant, probably because they bring grenades to mind.

Compare WeaponizedOffspring, which is when the eggs hatch into babies hell-bent on killing you. See also {{Egging}} for the prank involving throwing rotten eggs on people or their properties. SubTrope of AbnormalAmmo. Possibly a form of EdibleAmmunition.

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* ''Manga/FairyTail'': MookLieutenant Kawazu of the dark guild Grimoire Heart uses Egg Magic in battle for a variety of moves, but mostly projectile-oriented.
* ''Manga/OnePiece'': Usopp occasionally launches rotten eggs from his slingshot, in order to distract his opponent.
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[[folder:Film - Live Action]]
* In ''Film/{{Hook}}'', the Lost Boys have cannons that fire eggs.
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[[folder:Literature]]
* ''Literature/OzmaOfOz''. Nomes believe that eggs are poisonous to them. The Scarecrow throws eggs at the Nome King's eyes, which blinds him and terrifies the other Nomes. Dorothy uses the distraction to steal the Nome King's magic belt.
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*''Franchise/SuperMarioBros''
** This is one of Yoshi's signature moves in the Mario games, especially the ''VideoGame/YoshisIsland'' sub-series. Eggs are produced by Yoshi swallowing enemies and converting them into eggs, at which point they can be thrown around.
** Birdo actually predates Yoshi as the series' signature egg thrower, having been introduced all the way back in ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros2''. Birdos shoot eggs from their tube-shaped mouths and seemingly have infinite ammo.
** The World 2 boss of ''VideoGame/SuperPrincessPeach'' is a large owl that is able to generate and control multiple eggs at once for attacking. Sometimes, they hatch into hostile baby owls.
* Kazooie from ''VideoGame/BanjoKazooie'' fame learns how to fire eggs in the first game (a move that is described as "the ancient way of the egg"). The second game elaborates on this mechanic more by letting Kazooie utilize various types of elemental eggs, such as [[PlayingWithFire fire]], [[AnIcePerson ice]] and what's essentially [[ThrowDownTheBomblet grenades]].
* ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry'':
** Squawks the Parrot attacks enemies by spitting eggs. At least, the green ones do. The purple variant can only pick up objects and drop them.
** The first boss of ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry2DiddysKongQuest'' primarily attacks by picking up eggs from his nest and releasing them on the Kongs (who can retaliate by picking up stray eggs and throwing them back). When it comes back later as a ghost, it is able to materialize flying eggs from nowhere.
* ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'': The Egg Bomb move, associated primarily with the Chansey and Exeggcute lines.
* ''VideoGame/EarthwormJim 3D'':
** One of the many weird weapon types in this game is an egg shooter.
** The very first level has oversized grenade egg hazards being laid by a giant straw chicken.
* Wally Warbles from ''VideoGame/{{Cuphead}}'' is another one of those weird examples that spits eggs out. Additionally, his actual offspring, who takes over for him in the third phase of the fight, is protected by a OrbitingParticleShield of eggs that he seemingly moves around telekinetically.
* ''VideoGame/BillyHatcherAndTheGiantEgg'' is a game that revolves all around manipulating oversized eggs for a variety of purposes, including using them as weapons.
* In a LicensedGame based on ''WesternAnimation/WowWowWubbzy'', a large robotic chicken is the antagonist because she spits out eggs that make you lose HP.
* ''VideoGame/{{Solatorobo}}'': One bossfight is against a giant bird who lays eggs that hatch into smaller birds after a while. The idea being to throw the eggs back at the GiantFlyer before they hatch.
* The Flash game Age Of War has an egg-a-pult as a defensive tower in the first era that functions as a BambooTechnology machine gun.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Minecraft}}'', eggs can be used to craft food items but can also be thrown. They will deal knockback but no damage, and throwing eggs at neutral mobs will provoke them.
* In ''VideoGame/NetHack'': any carried object can be used as a projectile, including eggs of all kinds. Cockatrice eggs are popular due to them turning targets they hit to stone.
* ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2:'' The chicken badniks in Flying Fortress Zone are confined to turrets where they shoot small eggs at you.
* In VideoGame/{{CostumeQuest}}, the "Egg" and "Rotten Egg" stamps give you the ability to do this to enemies.
* In ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'', egg is a recurring item that you can either consume for health, or throw at enemies. They usually do little damage, but the Rotten Egg in ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil5'' was a OneHitKill on most non-bosses.
* ''VideoGame/AngryBirds'': The white bird's special ability is to drop an explosive egg vertically down as the bird's launched to the air when you tap the screen again, in order to blow up parts of the pigs' fortress.
* The first MiniBoss of ''VideoGame/DisneysMagicalQuest 3'' is a turkey that sometimes attacks by laying a bouncing egg.
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*The Easter Bunny in ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddparents'' episode "Christmas Every Day" employs explosive easter eggs to fight Santa Claus. Those eggs return in the "Abra Catastrophe" special as one of the magical gifts Timmy receives and then weaponizes for the final battle.
* ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'': In ''The Yankee Doodle Mouse'', Jerry throws "hen grenades" at Tom.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/MrBogus'' episode "[[Recap/MrBogusS3E5BattleActionBogus Battle Action Bogus]]", under the orders of General Baddus, Ratty and Mole fire eggs at Bogus, with Mole holding an elastic band as a slingshot.
* WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyShorts: In "Alpine Climbers", WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse is caught collecting eagle eggs by their mother. In desperation, Mickey attacks the eagle with her own eggs. Instead of splattering, the eggs hatch, and the eaglets attack Mickey to protect their mother.
* ''WesternAnimation/ChickenRun'': As Mrs. Tweedy tries to climb into the chickens' airplane, they throw their own eggs at her to try and stop her.
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