The Grappling gun is a grappling hook-like weapon; that Bruce Wayne and Kate Kane uses as Batman and Batwoman respectively to swing from building to building.

History

Like Bruce, Kate used the Grappling gun in her missions.[1]

After Magpie threw Lucius Fox's journal off the roof to distract Batwoman from her escape, Batwoman jumped to retrieve it and used the grappling gun to return with the book in hand.[2]

The Crows surrounded Batwoman and began firing at her on the orders of Jacob Kane, leaving the hero no choice but to escape using the grappling gun on the dome above the stadium.[3]

Ryan Wilder was being assaulted by members of the False Face Society when she used the grappling gun to escape them. She hanged in the air as they fired on her; she was surprised and relieved to discover that the Batwoman suit was bulletproof when she landed.[4]

Ryan used the grappling gun as an offensive weapon against a member of the False Face Society by firing the hook pass him, grabbing a pallet, then retractng the hook so the pallet hit the gang member.[5]

When surrounded by Crows led by Agent Russell Tavaroff who had their guns drawn, Batwoman used a variant of the grappling gun to escape; later, Sophie was sent to retrieve the gun from the Batcave so that Ryan and Mary could escape a trap set by Cluemaster.[6]

Batwoman was surrounded by cannibals and needed to grappling gun to escape their assault.[7]

Capabilities

Functions

  • Grappling hook: It can be used to make a quick ascent to a rooftop or offensively to pull individuals or objects.

Known users

Former users

Appearances

Arrow

Season 7

Batwoman


Supergirl

Season 5

Behind the scenes

  • In the comics, the Batrope (or Bat-line) is a length of monofilament wire attached to a spool, and concealed within a special compartment on Batman's utility belt.

References

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