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It fires hooked harpoons that are perfect for popping balloons.

A harpoon gun is a weapon which has a recurring role in the book and TV series versions of A Series of Unfortunate Events. The TV series implies it is some sort of traditional V.F.D. weapon, as its eye insignia can be seen on one in The Vile Village: Part Two.

A harpoon gun is a gunlike weapon which shoots long, pointed, spear-like arrows upon the trigger being pulled. Being shot by a harpoon gun is, generally, an unpleasant experience for most people, as it usually involves physical pain, bleeding, and potential organ puncture.


In A Series of Unfortunate Events, the harpoon gun appears various times:




-In real life harpoon guns are a weapon used to kill sea creatures such as whales.