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Yuffie fights with a Shuriken.

Shuriken, also known as Stars, are throwing weapons that appear in various games in the series. They can usually be thrown by Ninjas. A common upgrade to the Shuriken is the Fuma Shuriken.




Final Fantasy III

The Ninja Job can equip Shurikens in the NES version and may only throw them in the Nintendo DS remake.

Final Fantasy IV

A Shuriken in Final Fantasy IV

Edge can throw the following stars:

  • Shuriken
  • Ninja/Fuma Shuriken
  • Spoon/Knife

Fuma Shurikens and Normal Shurikens can be bought at Kokkol's Smithy from the dwarf near the stairs after obtaining Excalibur

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years

The Shuriken and Cross Shuriken can be thrown with the Throw command. The Shuriken command available to Gekkou allows him to throw a Shuriken. The Knife returns, and is dropped by Ultros.

Shuriken as seen in Final Fantasy V.

Final Fantasy V

Ninjas can throw the following stars:

  • Shuriken
  • Fuma Shuriken/MagiShuriken
  • Ash

Shurikens and Fuma Shurikens can be bought at Lix in World 1 and Quelb in worlds 2 and 3.

Final Fantasy VI

Shadow can throw the following stars:

  • Shuriken
  • Ninja Star/Fuma Shuriken
  • Tack Star/Pinwheel

Final Fantasy VII

Yuffie Kisaragi uses large Shuriken as her weapons, but they act as boomerangs instead of actual Shuriken.

  • 4-Point Shuriken
  • Boomerang
  • Pinwheel
  • Razor Ring
  • Hawkeye
  • Crystal Cross
  • Wind Slash
  • Twin Viper
  • Spiral Shuriken
  • Superball
  • Magic Shuriken
  • Rising Sun
  • Oritsuru
  • Conformer

Before Crisis -Final Fantasy VII-

Shuriken (Female), one of the playable characters, known as Shizune or Cissnei in Crisis Core, uses a large Shuriken, called Rekka, as her default weapon.

Final Fantasy IX

Amarant can throw the following stars:

  • Pinwheel
  • Rising Sun
  • Wing Edge

Final Fantasy XI

Shuriken are a type of Throwing weapon, but can only be used by Ninjas.

Oddly, there is a lack of real Shuriken, with more throwing weapons than ninja stars:

  • Shuriken
  • Pinwheel
  • Juji Shuriken
  • Manji Shuriken
  • Fuma Shuriken
  • Koga Shuriken

Final Fantasy Tactics

Ninjas can throw the following stars:

  • Shuriken
  • Fuma Shuriken
  • Yagyu Darkrood

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles

The Shuriken appears as an Artifact. It raises the possessor's Strength by 1.

Final Fantasy Mystic Quest

Tristam throws Shuriken, called Throwing Stars in the game, as his base weapon. They have limited ammunition and do additional, "shoot-type" damage to enemies weak against it.

Dissidia Final Fantasy

Throwing Weapons are a weapon type in Dissidia, and are equippable by Onion Knight, Squall, and Zidane by default. Mediocre in strength, they all reduce the Brave stat.

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