Extend and retract claws
The power to
extend and retract sharp claws. Variation of Natural Weaponry.
Also Called Edit
The user can project and retract razor-sharp claws of energy, bone, metal, keratin, etc., from their fingertips/hands/fists for various (mostly offensive) purposes.
Claws may not be durable.
Extending/retracting claws may be painful.
May not be able to retract claws.
May take practice to retract claws.
Known Users Edit
Nami Kusunoki (Alive: the Final Evolution) forming ice claws by freezing atmospheric moisture.
Cang Du (Bleach) creating claws out of spirit particles, and can even extend them into a snake-jaw blast.
Washio (Buso Renkin) forming gigantic hawk claws when he transforms partially.
Lust (Full Metal Alchemist) has extendable steel sharp fingernails.
When not in use, the Goraishi (InuYasha) retracts into Koga's hand.
Yugito Nii (Naruto) Claw Creation Technique
Shijima (Ninja Scroll) fights via firing his retractable chained Demon Claw from inside his shadow.
Kurumu Kurono (Rosario + Vampire) with claws extended.
Jushi Mataza Tsumuji (Tenjho Tenge') using his Dragon Claws.
Fu Chi'en (Tenjho Tenge) hides heavy steel claws within his robes.
Wolverine at the airport shows the woman at the metal detector that "The problem isn't in his pants" (X-Men Anime)
Kevin 11 (Ben 10) possesses Wildmutt's sharp claws
Wulf's (Danny Phantom) claws are able to
tear open gateways
between Earth and the Ghost Zone.
Shriek's (Batman Beyond)
comes equipped with sharp claws for close quarters combat.
Terry McGinnis (Batman Beyond)
Megabyte (ReBoot) has not one, but two sets of retractable claws: one in his knuckles...
...and one in his fingertips.
Wolverine's (X-Men Origins:Wolverine) bone claws are natural weapons.
After being a test subject in Weapon X, Wolverine (X-Men Origins:Wolverine) got adamantium skeleton that gave him adamantium claws that can virtually slice through anything and reatract any time he wants
Lady Deathstrike (X-Men: 2000)
Chloe King (Nine Lives of Chloe King) in a dangerous position.
Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street) uses a metal clawed glove to lethal effect;
, he is seen without the glove, and with the blades/claws extending from the tips of his bare fingers instead.
Video Games Edit
Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)
Alex Mercer (Prototype) with claws extended.
Hayabusa Ryu (Ninja Gaiden)
Clockwerk's (Sly Cooper) talons are said to be capable of slicing through plates of steel.
Glameow (Pokémon) extending its
Mega Charizard X (Pokémon) extending its
James Heller (Prototype 2)
Knuckles the Echidna (Sonic the Hedgehog)
Lara-Su (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
Barby Koala (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
X-23 (Marvel Comics) using her ability against her opponent.
She-Venom (Marvel Comics)
Black Cat (Marvel Comics) wears gloves equipped with polarized mesh claws.
Spidercide (Marvel Comics)
Spidercide (Marvel Comics) uses his
ability to form claws.
Wolverine (Marvel Comics) possesses adamantium-laced bone claws that can slice through virtually anything.
Sabretooth (Marvel Comics)
Daken (Marvel Comics) with claws extended.
Slash (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
Catwoman (DC Comics) wears gloves equipped with razor-sharp retractable claws.
Darkclaw (Amalgam Comics)
Desdemona (Angel: After the Fall)
A Lorophage demon's (Angel & Faith) claws are sharp enough to easily penetrate human flesh and bone.
Spider-Man 2099 (Marvel Comics) folding down his finger talons.
Webstor (Masters of the Universe)
Blades of fury (Anime boy)