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The Steel Shuriken (鋼の手裏剣 Hagane no shuriken) is a Shuriken that is introduced in Fire Emblem Fates. Slightly stronger than its iron counterpart, the Steel Shuriken is able to reduce the Strength, Defense and Resistance of enemy units post-battle, alongside increasing its wielder's Speed by 2. The Steel Shuriken does, however, come with a reduction to its wielder's ability to perform double attacks.

Weapon StatsEdit

Fire Emblem FatesEdit

Name Type

FE14Shuriken Steel Shuriken

FE14 Kunai Shuriken

Rank Uses Mt Hit Crt Avo Rng WEx Worth
C 7 80% 0% -5% 1-2  ? 2,000
Effect

Ability to double -3.
Enemy’s Str -3, Def/Res -4; recover by 1 each turn.

Etymology Edit

The shuriken (手裏剣) was a common throwing weapon for ninja, and its name can mean "sword hidden in the hand", or "the sword inside of hand". These were flattened, bladed discs that were thrown at enemies.

Trivia Edit

Ironically, shurikens mostly look like small discs with flat spikes protruding out the sides, so that it could slice while being thrown and spinning. The steel shuriken seen in Fire Emblem Fates looks much more like a kunai (苦無), which were diamond shaped knives that were originally used for farming and repurposed into weapons by some ninja.

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