- "You're forgetting one thing. Make that three things. On each hand. So, six things total."
- ― Grimm Shado, Penny Arcade
The power to generate sharp claws. Variation of Natural Weaponry.
- Claws/Talons Sheathing
- Retractable Claws
- Razor Nails
- Sharp Claws/Talons
The user has/can project/retract razor-sharp claws of energy, bone, metal, keratin, etc., from their fingertips/hands/fists/feet for various (mostly offensive) purposes.
- Claws may not be durable.
- Extending/retracting claws may be painful.
- May cause pain to users if the claws are broken.
- May not be able to retract claws.
- May have trouble projecting claws.
See Also:Absurdly Sharp Claws and Wolverine 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.
Cerberus/Kero (Cardcaptor Sakura)
Lust's (Fullmetal Alchemist) Ultimate Spear, extendable steel sharp fingernails.
Killua Zoldyck (Hunter X Hunter) morphing his nails into claws.
When not in use, the Goraishi (InuYasha) retracts into Koga's hand.
Inuyasha (InuYasha) bearing his claws.
Yugito Nii (Naruto) using the 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.
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.
Nekotama or Nekobaba claw's
Momorenjya (Yū Yū Hakusho) using his technique "Demon's Claw"
Ellie (Shaman King) through his technique "O.S. Kamaitachi"
Wulf's (Danny Phantom) claws are able to tear open gateways
between Earth and the Ghost Zone.
Shriek's (Batman Beyond) sound suit
comes equipped with sharp claws for close quarters combat.
Terry McGinnis (Batman Beyond)
Kevin 11 (Ben 10) possesses Wildmutt's sharp claws.
Ultimate Kevin (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien) possesses Rath's claw.
Abel Cuvier (Batman Beyond) extends his claws to attack Batman.
Megabyte (ReBoot) has not one, but two sets of retractable claws: one in his knuckles...
...and one in his fingertips.
Jake Long (American Dragon Jake Long)
Haley Long (American Dragon Jake Long)
Catman KISS (Scooby Doo and KISS and rock and roll mystery) retracts his cat claws
Katnappe (Xiaolin Showdown)
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...
...but at times, he has the blades/claws extending from his bare fingers.
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 Shadow Claw.
Mega Charizard X (Pokémon) extending its Dragon Claw.
James Heller (Prototype 2)
Knuckles the Echidna (Sonic the Hedgehog)
Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)
Meracle Chamlotte (Star Ocean: The Last Hope)
Knuckles the Echidna (Sonic the Hedgehog)
Barby Koala (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
After decades of mental manipulationand constant brainwashing, James Howlett/Logan (Marvel Comics) rediscovers his claws after his daily torture session...
...and later came to possess adamantium-laced bone claws that can slice through virtually anything.
Akihiro Daken (Marvel Comics) extending his third set of claws.
Laura Kinney/X-23 (Marvel Comics) vs. Lady Deathstrike.
Victor Creed/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 shapeshifting
ability to form claws.
Kaine Parker (Marvel Comics) can produced spider-like talons from his waists.
Slash (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
Miguel O'Hara/Spider-Man 2099 (Marvel Comics) folding down his finger talons.
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.
Sakhmet (The Wicked + The Divine)
Drusilla (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) slashes a victim's throat with her claws.
Vampirella's (Vampirella) claws can tear through the flesh of humans and other vampires,...
...and even angelic armor.
Webstor (Masters of the Universe)
Jimmy Hudson's Claws (Marvel Comics)