Extend and retract claws
The power to
extend and retract sharp claws. Variation of Natural Weaponry.
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.
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.
Kevin 11 (Ben 10) possesses Wildmutt's sharp claws
Peta's (Marchen Awakens Romance) hands are cursed by the Ghost ÄRM, Garnet Claw, allowing him to form long claws at will.
As a cat, Version 6 - Puss in Boots (Marchen Awakens Romance) has retractable 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.
Lady Deathstrike (Marvel)
Wolverine's (X-Men Origins:Wolverine) bone claws are natural weapons.
After being a test subject in Weapon X, Wolverine's (X-Men Origins: Wolverine) skeleton and claws were infused with adamantium.
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.
Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)
Alex Mercer (Prototype) with claws extended.
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)
Raziel (Legacy of Kain) piercing an opponent's chest with his claws.
Knuckles the Echidna (Sonic the Hedgehog)
Lara-Su (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
Barby Koala (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
After decades of mental manipulation, Logan (Marvel Comics) rediscovers his claws after his daily torture session.
Wolverine (Marvel Comics) possesses adamantium-laced bone claws that can slice through virtually anything.
Akihiro Daken (Marvel Comics) extending his third set of claws.
X-23 (Marvel Comics) using her ability against Lady Deathstrike.
Sabretooth (Marvel Comics)
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.
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.
Sakhmet (The Wicked + The Divine)
Drusilla (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) slashes a victim's throat with her claws.
Webstor (Masters of the Universe)