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Knife Nut may refer to the following:

  • Blade Below the Shoulder: Smaller knives attached to hands or wrists as weapons.
  • Blade Enthusiast: Characters who have an obsession with bladed weapons.
  • Blade on a Rope: Knives attached to ropes / chains as a variant of Epic Flail.
  • Devious Daggers: Knives/Daggers are associated with sly, pragmatic characters
  • Dual Wield: For characters who use two knives, one on each hand, in combat, because knives are shorter and easier to use two at once compared to other weapons.
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  • Emergency Weapon: When you're out of good weapons and have to rely on that dinky little knife instead.
  • Flechette Storm: For characters who spam knife projectiles as their schtick.
  • Hidden Weapons: Hiding knives in sleeves, gloves, other concealed areas for easy stabbing.
  • Knife Fight: Two knife-wielding combatants carving each other apart.
  • Knife-Throwing Act: The circus stunt where a knife-thrower uses a volunteer as his act.
  • Psycho Knife Nut: Unhinged characters who have a penchant for knives.
  • Sinister Switchblade: Switchblades are portrayed as menacing.
  • Weapon of Choice: A character choice of having a knife as their main weapon indicates something about their personality.
  • Wolverine Claws: Knives protruding from the fists, knuckles or fingertips.

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