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  • Shuriken item sprite
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Damage10 (Ranged Desktop versionOld-gen console versionMobile version3DS version / Throwing Console Version)
Knockback0 (No knockback)
Critical chance4%
Use time15 (Very fast)
RarityRarity level: 0
Buy15 Desktop, Console, and Mobile versions / 20 Old-gen console version3DS version
Sell3 Desktop, Console, and Mobile versions / 4 Old-gen console version3DS version
Research99 required
Projectile created
  • Shuriken
Animation of the Shuriken. Note how it can pierce several enemies.

Shurikens are consumable Desktop versionOld-gen console versionMobile version3DS version ranged / Console Version throwing weapons that can pierce several enemies. Console and Old-gen console versions 3DS version They have a 50% chance of being retrievable again after use, even if they have hit enemies. Shurikens can be found in Pots and Chests around the world, and can be purchased from the Merchant for 15 each.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Like boomerangs, Shurikens can be thrown through single-block-thick walls, at certain angles.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • As Shurikens both pierce and are affected by gravity, they can be thrown upwards to damage an enemy multiple times.
  • Since Shurikens are easy to obtain, they are an effective early game ranged weapon. They are a good alternative to arrows, if the player does not have a bow.

See also[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop
    • Weapon type changed from Throwing to Ranged.
    • Can no longer be retrieved after using.
  • Desktop
    • Buy/sell values reduced from 20 / 4 to 15 / 3.
    • Weapon type changed from Ranged to Throwing.