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* "Literature/LeiningenVersusTheAnts", a short story by Carl Stephenson, is about a Brazilian plantation owner who takes on a mass of army ants. Adapted for an episode of the ''Escape'' radio program, the movie ''The Naked Jungle'', and even an episode of ''Series/MacGyver''.

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* "Literature/LeiningenVersusTheAnts", a short story by Carl Stephenson, is about a Brazilian plantation owner who takes on a mass of army ants. Adapted for an episode of the ''Escape'' radio program, the movie ''The Naked Jungle'', and even an episode of ''Series/MacGyver''.''Series/{{MacGyver|1985}}''.


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** 3.5 Druids have a PrestigeClass called Swarm Lord. They can shapeshift into swarms and control them-normally swarms and vermin are off limits to druids.

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** 3.5 Druids have a PrestigeClass called Swarm Lord. They can shapeshift into swarms and control them-normally them --normally swarms and vermin are off limits to druids.





** Also Parasites, Scarabs, Tallon Crabs and Lumigeks in the original Prime. There's quite a lot of small weak enemies that appear in large numbers in the game. They're not quite as deadly as Ingstorms tho (doing only minor damage while Ingstorms will kill you really quick without the Light Suit).

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** Also Parasites, Scarabs, Tallon Crabs and Lumigeks in the original Prime. There's quite a lot of small weak enemies that appear in large numbers in the game. They're not quite as deadly as Ingstorms tho though (doing only minor damage while Ingstorms will kill you really quick without the Light Suit).


* ''Film/TheBirds''. With [[CaptainObvious birds.]]

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* ''Film/TheBirds''. With [[CaptainObvious birds.]]

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* ''VideoGame/{{Timesplitters}} Future Perfect'': A veritable ''carpet'' of creepy-crawlies is but one of the hazards in the first half of the haunted-house section. A flamethrower works wonders on them...that is, ''if'' you survive the onslaught.

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* ''Manga/SazanEyes'', [[SealedEvilInACan Sealed]] [[EldritchAbomination Abomination]] Elder Taisui can seemingly control swarms of locusts to do his bidding, a power extended to the people accidentally possessed by him. The locusts appear to be highly aggressive and can be directly manovrated by [[spoiler: Sakiko]] to move like an extension of the user's body, acting like a flying transportation or even grab and throw objects as large as trucks.

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* ''Film/TheSilence2019''[='=]s momsters, the vesps, are individually no bigger than a seagull but move and hunt in huge flocks, descending upon their victims in a shrieking tide of fangs and bodies.


* There's a ''VideoGame/{{MUGEN}}'' characters based on insect swarms, and thanks to how even a single attack can interrupt opponents, they become quite lethal:
* The "Wasp Hive" character, which is a wasp hive that spawns a swarm of wasps that can very easily overwhelm an enemy thanks to dealing counterattack damage if attacked.
* The "Mosquitoes" character is made up of several small, weak mosquitoes that die in one hit but are easily replaced as long as there is enough HP. They deal very weak damage individually, but their SynchronizedSwarming allows them to deal DeathOfAThousandCuts when attacking.

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* There's a There are ''VideoGame/{{MUGEN}}'' characters based on insect swarms, and thanks to how even a single attack can interrupt opponents, they become quite lethal:
* ** The "Wasp Hive" character, which is a wasp hive that who spawns a swarm of wasps that can very easily overwhelm an enemy thanks to dealing counterattack damage if attacked.
* ** The "Mosquitoes" character is made up of several small, weak mosquitoes that die in one hit but are easily replaced as long as there is enough HP. They deal very weak damage individually, but their SynchronizedSwarming allows them to deal DeathOfAThousandCuts when attacking.


* The "Wasp Nest" character, which spawns a swarm of wasps that can very easily overwhelm an enemy thanks to dealing counterattack damage if attacked.

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* The "Wasp Nest" Hive" character, which is a wasp hive that spawns a swarm of wasps that can very easily overwhelm an enemy thanks to dealing counterattack damage if attacked.

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* There's a ''VideoGame/{{MUGEN}}'' characters based on insect swarms, and thanks to how even a single attack can interrupt opponents, they become quite lethal:
* The "Wasp Nest" character, which spawns a swarm of wasps that can very easily overwhelm an enemy thanks to dealing counterattack damage if attacked.
* The "Mosquitoes" character is made up of several small, weak mosquitoes that die in one hit but are easily replaced as long as there is enough HP. They deal very weak damage individually, but their SynchronizedSwarming allows them to deal DeathOfAThousandCuts when attacking.


* ''Series/TheOuterLimits1995'': The Sandkings from the first episode are a swarm that digs through sand and builds things in them and... ITS FULL HORROR!!!

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* ''Series/TheOuterLimits1995'': The Sandkings from the first episode are a swarm that digs through sand and builds things in them and... ITS IT'S FULL HORROR!!!


* Due to a complex and not completely understood phenomena, local jellyfish populations will occasionally have so called 'blooms' where they're reproduction rate increases exponentially and they start congregating into large swarms. While most of this swarms 'only' consists of a few hundreds to a few thousand individuals, the exception is the ''mauve stinger'', whose swarm's can measure in ''billions(!)'' during blooms and has on several occasions wiped out entire Salmon farms.

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* Due to a complex and not completely understood phenomena, local jellyfish populations will occasionally have so called 'blooms' where they're reproduction rate increases exponentially and they start congregating into large swarms. While most of this swarms 'only' consists of a few hundreds to a few thousand individuals, the exception is the ''mauve stinger'', whose swarm's swarms can measure in ''billions(!)'' during blooms and has on several occasions wiped out entire Salmon farms.


* In VideoGame/Xcom2, more specifically War of the Chosen, we have the Spectre, a robot composed of nanobots, that dissolves for everything except standing, shooting and dying.

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* In VideoGame/Xcom2, VideoGame/XCOM2, more specifically War the ''War of the Chosen, we have Chosen'' expansion, the Spectre, a robot composed of nanobots, that Spectre appears to be this: it dissolves for everything except standing, shooting into a swarm when moving, and dying.uses clearly swarm-like powers when it uses some of its abilities. However, it has a ''very'' solid structure when it reforms, and when it dies, it "locks" into the solid form, such that Tygan can only guess that it's made of nanobots.

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*In VideoGame/Xcom2, more specifically War of the Chosen, we have the Spectre, a robot composed of nanobots, that dissolves for everything except standing, shooting and dying.


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