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* Like the aforementioned Vibe, Daisy Johnson aka ComicBook/{{Quake}} can control and manipulate vibrations and do so to devastating effect.


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* Like Vibe mentioned above in comics, Daisy Johnson from ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' can control and manipulate vibrations.


* The Standard GiantRobot in ''[[SuperSentai Gekisou Sentai Carranger]]'', the RV Robo, uses a scaled-up version of the Ranger's [=ViBlades=]. What makes this noteworthy is that this essentially makes it the only Sentai Robo that does ''not'' use a sort of "magical energy" for its sword-based final attack -- it just starts the sword up, drives towards the enemy, ''[[EverythingsBetterWithSpinning starts spinning]]'', and crashes through with nothing more than blunt kinetic force.

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* The Standard GiantRobot in ''[[SuperSentai Gekisou Sentai Carranger]]'', ''Series/GekisouSentaiCarranger'', the RV Robo, uses a scaled-up version of the Ranger's [=ViBlades=]. What makes this noteworthy is that this essentially makes it the only Sentai Robo that does ''not'' use a sort of "magical energy" for its sword-based final attack -- it just starts the sword up, drives towards the enemy, ''[[EverythingsBetterWithSpinning starts spinning]]'', and crashes through with nothing more than blunt kinetic force.


* In nature some species of leafcutter ants can vibrate their mandibles thousand times per second and use this to saw through leaves.

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* In nature nature, some species of leafcutter ants can vibrate their mandibles a thousand times per second and use this to saw through leaves.


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* Whitebeard from ''OnePiece'' technically used this trope with his Tremor-Tremor Fruit power (which is stated by WordOfGod to make him a "Vibration Man"), putting a bubble of vibrations around his [[ElementalPunch fist]] and his [[BladeOnAStick bisento]] to augment their damage potential.
** There's also the Chinjao Family, who use a [[FantasticFightingStyle martial art]] called Hasshouken (Fist of Eight Impacts) which teaches them to manipulate vibrations to augment their attacks and bypass an opponents' shielding and armor.
* This is described as the reason lightning chakra in ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' has such piercing power (or at least when Killer Bee uses it): it rapidly vibrates objects it charges.

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* ''Manga/OnePiece'':
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Whitebeard from ''OnePiece'' technically used this trope with his Tremor-Tremor Fruit power (which is stated by WordOfGod to make him a "Vibration Man"), putting a bubble of vibrations around his [[ElementalPunch fist]] and his [[BladeOnAStick bisento]] to augment their damage potential.
** There's also the The Chinjao Family, who Family use a [[FantasticFightingStyle martial art]] called Hasshouken (Fist of Eight Impacts) which teaches them to manipulate vibrations to augment their attacks and bypass an opponents' shielding and armor.
* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'':
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This is described as the reason lightning chakra in ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' has such piercing power (or at least when Killer Bee uses it): it rapidly vibrates objects it charges.

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** One of the [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamUnicorn Unicorn Gundam Banshee's]] various optional armaments, the Armed Armor VN (Vibration Nails), is this verbatim. When not deployed, the add-on resembles a glove that opens up to reveal the claws when it's activated. [[spoiler: In her brief tenure with the machine, a BrainwashedAndCrazy Marida Cruz uses the weapon to brutal effects, shredding Riddhe Marcenas's Delta Plus to scraps and badly injuring him.]]

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* An upcoming melee weapon in ''VideoGame/TerraTech'' is literally called the [=Vibro-Blade=]. If it [[ObviousBeta actually worked]], it would cause heavy damage upon contact.


* ''TabletopGame/BattleTech'' has vibroblades... usually used as practical tools, they do a fine job of carving up flesh, too, and some [[PoweredArmor Battle Armor]] suits mount vibroclaws for hand-to-hand combat. There are also [[HumongousMecha Battlemech]] sized vibroblades, but they're rarely seen outside of arena combat because few mechs get into melee range in real combat situations.

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* ''TabletopGame/BattleTech'' has vibroblades... usually used as practical tools, they do a fine job of carving up flesh, too, and some [[PoweredArmor Battle Armor]] suits mount vibroclaws for hand-to-hand combat. There are also [[HumongousMecha Battlemech]] sized vibroblades, but they're rarely seen outside of arena combat because few mechs get into melee range they're bulky and expensive, though they've become more common in real combat situations.the 32 century.

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* This is also a basic working principle for the hammer drills and their cousins, rotary hammers. Rotation combined with vibration back-and-forth allows you easily drill the concrete.


* A version of this, dovetailing with TruthInTelevision, begins appearing in season three of ''Series/{{Emergency}}'', called the Ajax Tool, powered by a compressed air bottle. Firemen engage it and the jackhammer-like pneumatic action of the tool against the hardened chisel-blade tip provides a quick means to cut into vehicles and so on to extricate victims.

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* A version of this, dovetailing combined with TruthInTelevision, begins appearing in season three of ''Series/{{Emergency}}'', called the [[http://www.ajaxrescuetools.com/ Ajax Tool, Rescue Tool]], powered by a compressed air bottle. Firemen engage it and the jackhammer-like pneumatic action of the tool against the hardened chisel-blade tip provides a quick means to cut into vehicles and so on to extricate victims.


* Vibroblades appear in Creator/RobertAHeinlein's 1940 novella ''Literature/IfThisGoesOn''.

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* The UrExample is almost certainly the Diskos of William Hope Hodgson's ''Literature/TheNightLand''. (OK, the circular blade rotates rather than vibrating back and forth, but the principle is the same.)
* Vibroblades appear in Creator/RobertAHeinlein's the 1940 Creator/RobertAHeinlein novella ''Literature/IfThisGoesOn''."Literature/IfThisGoesOn".



* Vibrobladed cutting blades are fairly common in ''Literature/HonorHarrington'', though the legal requirement for such blades to include an alarm sound when activated (for safety reasons) limits their usefulness as a weapon. It's rather hard to stab someone in the back when your knife is blatting away like a demented alarm clock, which is why the (highly illegal) versions issued to covert ops units lack the noisemaker.
* In Robert Asprin's ''Literature/PhulesCompany'' books, they are common, starting from 3rd book. Anyone who wants to look badass has a vibroknife and one of characters even mentions it in retrospection of his hooligan childhood.
* The ''Literature/{{Eisenhorn}}'' books mention 'shivered' weapons, knocked sideways in space-time to produce a similar effect.

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* Vibrobladed cutting blades are fairly common in ''Literature/HonorHarrington'', though the legal requirement for such blades to include an alarm sound when activated (for safety reasons) limits their usefulness as a weapon. It's rather hard to stab someone in the back when your knife is blatting away like a demented alarm clock, which is why the (highly illegal) versions issued to covert ops units lack the noisemaker.
* In Robert Asprin's ''Literature/PhulesCompany'' books, they are common, starting common from 3rd book. the third book onwards. Anyone who wants to look badass has a vibroknife and one of characters even mentions it in retrospection of reference to his hooligan childhood.
* The ''Literature/{{Eisenhorn}}'' books mention 'shivered' "shivered" weapons, knocked sideways in space-time to produce a similar effect.



* The UrExample is almost certainly the Diskos in William Hope Hodgson's ''Literature/TheNightLand''. (OK, the circular blade rotates rather than vibrating back and forth, but the principle is the same.)



* In ''Literature/LordValentinesCastle'' by Creator/RobertSilverberg, the group encounters and recruits a gigantic amazonian woman who wields a vibroblade.

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* In ''Literature/LordValentinesCastle'' by Creator/RobertSilverberg, the group encounters meet and recruits recruit a gigantic amazonian woman amazon who wields a vibroblade.



* In ''Literature/TheCulture'' book ''Literature/{{Matter}}'', a drone vibrates a wire held by two knife missiles, cutting through the supply wagons of an army.
* ''Literature/{{Shatterpoint}}'' features vibro''shields'' wielded by the Jedi's ChaoticNeutral [[{{Foil}} Counterpart]]s, the Akk Guards of Haruun Kal. [[LuckilyMyShieldWillProtectMe Super-conducting metal shields]] with the edges sharpened and powered to vibrate so that they can slice and cut as well as block blaster-bolts, lightsabers and "slugs" [[note]] bullets.[[/note]] They're worn on the lower arms. Mace Windu comments that they're like twisted mirrors of Jedi lightsabers. He [[TheFettered uses his sword as a shield]], while these guys use their shields as swords. [[spoiler:They also subvert the idea that only a vibroblade can stop another vibroblade. In the end, the vibroshield-wielding villain attempts to block another vibroshield by knocking its cutting edge away with the broad portion of his own. The edge goes right through his shields, takes off both his hands at the wrists, and goes a fair way into his upper torso.]]

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* In ''Literature/TheCulture'' book ''Literature/{{Matter}}'', one of Ian M. Banks' Literature/TheCulture novels, a drone vibrates a wire held by two knife missiles, cutting through the supply wagons of an army.
* In the Star Wars Expanded Universe novel, ''Literature/{{Shatterpoint}}'' features vibro''shields'' wielded by the Jedi's ChaoticNeutral [[{{Foil}} Counterpart]]s, the Akk Guards of Haruun Kal. [[LuckilyMyShieldWillProtectMe Super-conducting metal shields]] with the edges sharpened and powered to vibrate so that they can slice and cut as well as block blaster-bolts, blaster bolts, lightsabers and "slugs" [[note]] bullets.[[/note]] (bullets). They're worn on the lower arms. Mace Windu comments that they're like twisted mirrors of Jedi lightsabers. He [[TheFettered uses his sword as a shield]], while these guys use their shields as swords. [[spoiler:They also subvert the idea that only a vibroblade can stop another vibroblade. In the end, the vibroshield-wielding villain attempts to block another vibroshield by knocking its cutting edge away with the broad portion of his own. The edge goes right through his shields, takes off both his hands at the wrists, and goes a fair way into his upper torso.]]


* ''Manhua/SchoolShock''[='s=] [[spoiler: Bai Hua]] utilizes a rather large set of these. They cut really good, especially through her lover's chest.

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* ''Manhua/SchoolShock''[='s=] [[spoiler: Bai Hua]] utilizes a rather large set of these. They cut really good, especially through her [[spoiler:her lover's chest.chest]].



* ''StarWars'' is host to all sorts of vibroweapons, with some even appearing in the movies. Pretty much any time you see what looks like a normal bladed weapon, it's actually a vibroweapon. Unless it's a "[[AppliedPhlebotinum cortosis woven blade]]", because cortosis is one of the few materials that can stand up to a lightsaber.
** More conventional vibroblades of all shapes and sizes (ranging from small knives and "vibroknucklers" - think brass knucks, but with a vibrating blade at the front - to full-sized swords and spears) can be found in numerous Expanded Universe stories. Most Star Wars citizens are mildly creeped out by the concept of a "dead" blade, since by their standards it's tantamount to deliberately dulling a knife so it hurts more.

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* ''StarWars'' is host to all sorts of vibroweapons, with some vibroweapons. Some even appearing appear in the movies. Pretty much any time you see what looks like a normal bladed weapon, it's actually a vibroweapon. Unless it's a "[[AppliedPhlebotinum cortosis woven blade]]", because cortosis is one of the few materials that can stand up to a lightsaber.
** More conventional vibroblades of all shapes and sizes (ranging ranging from small knives and "vibroknucklers" - think brass "vibroknucklers"(brass knucks, but with a vibrating blade at the front - front) to full-sized swords and spears) spears, can be found in numerous Expanded Universe stories. Most Star Wars citizens are mildly creeped out by the concept of a "dead" blade, since by their standards it's tantamount to deliberately dulling a knife so that it hurts more.

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* A version of this, dovetailing with TruthInTelevision, begins appearing in season three of ''Series/{{Emergency}}'', called the Ajax Tool, powered by a compressed air bottle. Firemen engage it and the jackhammer-like pneumatic action of the tool against the hardened chisel-blade tip provides a quick means to cut into vehicles and so on to extricate victims.

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* The fourth installment of the {{VideoGame/Etrian Odyssey}} series has Drive Blades, large mechanical engine-powered swords wielded by the Imperial class.

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