The power to wield a shovel, trowel or digging implement with high prowess. Variation of Improbable Weapon Proficiency

Also Called

  • Spade Proficiency


The user is able to use shovels in combat as weapons. They can also dig large holes in a short amount of time.




  • May not be able to dig through hard surfaces.
  • Shovel may become dull (but could still be used as a bludgeon).
  • Handle/staff might not be as strong as the head, making it liable to break.

Known Users

See Also: Shovel Strike

  • Alibert (Wakfu)
  • Ruel Stroud (Wakfu)
  • Black Knight (Shovel Knight)
  • Shovel Knight (Shovel Knight)
  • Polar Knight (Shovel Knight)
  • Jack (MAR)
  • Dalton (One Piece)
  • Coribou (One Piece)
  • Dig Dug (Dig Dug)
  • Leaky-Eye Luka (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Chiri Kitsu (Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei)
  • Kurumi Ebisuzawa (School-Live!)
  • Ai Astin (Sunday without God)
  • Excavator (Marvel)
  • Soldier (Team Fortress 2)
  • Yorick (League Of Legends)
  • Shoveler (Mystery Men)
  • Grave Keeper (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Sha Wujing (Journey to the West)
  • Fighters who have mastered the monk's spade pole weapon (Real Life)


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