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* The various Spider-Men in ''WesternAnimation/SpiderManIntoTheSpiderVerse''. Miles Morales initially has trouble controlling his powers, and tends to stick onto things when nervous (such as Gwen's hair); whereas Peter B. Parker is experienced enough to casually stroll down the side of a building at a 90 degree angle with only his feet clinging.

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* The various Spider-Men in ''WesternAnimation/SpiderManIntoTheSpiderVerse''. Miles Morales initially has trouble controlling his powers, and tends to stick onto things when nervous (such as Gwen's hair); whereas Peter B. Parker is experienced enough to casually stroll down vertically on the side of a building at a 90 degree angle with only his feet clinging.clinging. Once he starts getting control of his powers, Miles does the same thing.

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* In the main ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'' series, it eventually turns out that Spinner's Quirk gives him this ability, or more specifically his Quirk, "Gecko" makes him an AnimalThemedSuperbeing with the wall-sticking abilities [[LizardFolk and appearance]] [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin of a gecko]].


* The ''ComicBook/XMen'' characters Nightcrawler, villainous but pathetic SycophanticServant Toad, and EnsembleDarkHorse Anole. Beast, in his more apelike version of his blue furry form, can do this because his nails can dig into even brick.

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* The ''ComicBook/XMen'' characters Nightcrawler, ComicBook/{{Nightcrawler}}, villainous but pathetic SycophanticServant Toad, and EnsembleDarkHorse Anole. Beast, in his more apelike version of his blue furry form, can do this because his nails can dig into even brick.brick.
* Nightcat (who appears in a single issue of ''Nightcat'') of Marvel can climb up walls like a cat.



* Nightcat (who appears in a single issue of ''Nightcat'') of Marvel can climb up walls like a cat.
* ComicBook/{{Empowered}}, thanks to her clingy supersuit. [[HowDoIShotWeb She discovered it by accident.]]


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* ComicBook/{{Nightwing}} has used gadgets which allow him to climb walls in this manner on occasion, generally suction cups of some variety.
* Before gaining the sandals which grant her flight ComicBook/WonderWoman would occasionally need to scale a wall which she would either do by digging knives or her fingers into it while climbing.
* ComicBook/{{Empowered}}, thanks to her clingy supersuit. [[HowDoIShotWeb She discovered it by accident.]]


* ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'' gives Solars an athletics Charm called Spider-Foot Style. As above... [[CaptainObvious guess what it does?]]

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'' gives Solars an athletics Charm called Spider-Foot Style. As above... [[CaptainObvious guess what it does?]]does?

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* Finnegan "Fins" Magee of ''VideoGame/TeenageZombiesInvasionOfTheAlienBrainThingys'' has cephelapod tentacles that allow him to climb up high walls.


* Recent development of gecko tape promises this to become reality in some time. Everything works because of Van Der Waals forces. Artificial gecko stickers have potential to surpass nature few times. Biggest problem today is rapid contamination. There is also the fact that the square-cube law dictates that there's no way that a human can scale surfaces as effortlessly as a small gecko.
* They have suction cups that hook up to backpacks that do this. AwesomeButImpractical, it's called the gekkomat. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miFRtJtm9X4 Video.]]

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* Recent development Developments of gecko tape promises this to become reality in some time. Everything works because of Van Der Waals forces. Artificial gecko stickers have potential to surpass nature few times. Biggest nature. The biggest problem today is rapid contamination. There is also the fact that the square-cube law dictates that there's no way that a human can scale surfaces as effortlessly as a small gecko.
* They have There are suction cups that hook up to backpacks that do this. AwesomeButImpractical, it's called the gekkomat. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miFRtJtm9X4 Video.]]



* Koti Raj (Jyoti Raju) also known as the "Monkey Man" is an Indian rock and wall climber, who learned his incredible climbing skills from studying monkeys. He does so without any equipment, just magnesium carbonate powder for increased gripping and regularly climbs building to walls to entertain vistors. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5-UwwSSJOE Must be seen to be believed.]]

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* Koti Raj (Jyoti Raju) also known as the "Monkey Man" is an Indian rock and wall climber, who learned his incredible climbing skills from studying monkeys. He does so without any equipment, just magnesium carbonate powder for increased gripping and regularly climbs building to walls to entertain vistors. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5-UwwSSJOE Must It must be seen to be believed.]]


Compare WallJump, WallRun, CeilingCling, LeParkour, and RunningOnAllFours.

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Compare WallJump, WallRun, CeilingCling, LeParkour, BuildingSwing, and RunningOnAllFours.


* ''Film/SpyKids'': At the beginning of the second movie, the main characters have a gadget that's essentially magnetic fingers that accomplish this trope.

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* ''Film/SpyKids'': ''Film/SpyKids2IslandOfLostDreams'': At the beginning of the second movie, beginning, the main characters have a gadget that's essentially magnetic fingers that accomplish this trope.to scale an amusement park ride.


* The various Spider-Men in ''WesternAnimation/SpiderManIntoTheSpiderVerse''. Notably, they can stand and walk upright as well as crawl.

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* The various Spider-Men in ''WesternAnimation/SpiderManIntoTheSpiderVerse''. Notably, they can stand Miles Morales initially has trouble controlling his powers, and walk upright tends to stick onto things when nervous (such as well as crawl.Gwen's hair); whereas Peter B. Parker is experienced enough to casually stroll down the side of a building at a 90 degree angle with only his feet clinging.

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* The various Spider-Men in ''WesternAnimation/SpiderManIntoTheSpiderVerse''. Notably, they can stand and walk upright as well as crawl.


* ''Franchise/WallaceAndGromit'': Wallace's techno-trousers in ''WesternAnimation/TheWrongTrousers'' come in very handy when hanging wallpaper.

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* ''Franchise/WallaceAndGromit'': ''WesternAnimation/WallaceAndGromit'': Wallace's techno-trousers in ''WesternAnimation/TheWrongTrousers'' come in very handy when hanging wallpaper.

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* ''VideoGame/KyleAndLucyWonderworld'': Both Kyle and Lucy can use their claws to climb up any wall. They can still use their {{Rolling Attack}}s while doing do.

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** [[Main/HumanoidAliens Mikitaka Hazekura]] from [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureDiamondisUnbreakable Part 4]] once gave Josuke this ability by [[Main/VoluntaryShapeshifting transforming into a pair of shoes]] and having him wear them. This manga has "Bizarre" in the title for a reason.


* Kouichi Haimawari, main character of ''Manga/VigilanteMyHeroAcademiaIllegals'', has this ability as a part of his Quirk. Initially, he only uses his ability to glide along the ground, but discovers early in the series that he can glide along ''vertical'' surfaces as well.

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* Kouichi "The Crawler" Haimawari, main character of ''Manga/VigilanteMyHeroAcademiaIllegals'', has this ability as a part of his Quirk. Initially, he only uses his ability to glide along the ground, but discovers early in the series that he can glide along ''vertical'' surfaces as well.

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