Tools entity

Includes weapons that launch a long-ish spear or similar projectile at their target, normally used for fishing in form of harpoon guns.


Alternate names: Harpoon guns
Name variations: spear guns

Usage note: Harpoons redirects to this. If thrown harpoons are in question, you may want to use javelins tag instead.
See also: nailguns

* Crossbows

* Projectile physics
* Projectile recovery
These are often implemented as instant kill weapons regardless of striking point, mostly because of their trait to pin anyone to the wall behind them.

The first Spearguns video game was released on November 9, 2000.

Electronic Arts, Biart Studio and 2K Games published most of these games.

Parent group

Ranged weapons


Windows 19
X360 7
PS3 6
Mac OS X 5
Linux 5
PS2 3
Wii 1

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