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Pinwheel in Final Fantasy VII.

Pinwheel with sharp, cutting blades. Use with the Throw command.

Final Fantasy VI description

Pinwheel (かざぐるま, Kazaguruma?) or (円月輪, Engetsurin?), also known as Tack Star, is a recurring weapon in the series. It is often a mid-ranked throwing weapon or Throw item, giving it the long range property, allowing a party member to deal full damage from the back row.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy VI[edit | edit source]

Pinwheel (also known as a Tack Star) is a throwing weapon for Shadow and is the strongest throwing weapon. It has an attack power of 190 and can be found in chests or won by betting a Fuma Shuriken in the Dragon's Neck Coliseum.

Final Fantasy VII[edit | edit source]

Pinwheel is a low-ranked weapon for Yuffie, and provides 37 Attack, Hit Rate of 104, and 9 Magic. It has two linked Materia slots, and is bought in Cosmo Canyon for 2,600 gil. Instead of being an actual shuriken like in other titles, the Pinwheel is literally a child's toy in Final Fantasy VII.

Final Fantasy VIII[edit | edit source]

A weapon that can be used from a distance and have many advantages. The Pinwheel is one of the more basic projectile weapons.

Weapons Monthly April issue description.

The Pinwheel is the initial weapon for Rinoa, and can be modeled by using M-Stone Piece x3.

Final Fantasy IX[edit | edit source]

Throwing weapon used with the command 'Throw'. It cannot be equipped.


Pinwheel is not an equippable weapon, but it can be thrown by Amarant. It is the weakest item that he can throw, is bought for 200 gil a piece, and has an Attack Power of 26.

Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

Pinwheels are throwing weapons that can be synthesized.

Final Fantasy Dimensions[edit | edit source]

Pinwheel is a boomerang weapon that can be equipped by Jobless, Thief, Memorist, Ranger, and Ninja jobs. It can be found in the Underwater Temple and Mt. Gulg.

Dissidia Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

Pinwheel is a level 29 throwing weapon that provides +23 Attack and -19 Bravery. It can be purchased for 8,400 gil.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

The Pinwheel is a level 1 throwing weapon that provides +26 Attack, -26 Bravery, and -2 Defense. It can be obtained by trading 22,900 gil.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT[edit | edit source]

The Pinwheel is Rinoa's default weapon, and is based on the weapon's appearance in Final Fantasy VIII. Like all other characters' weapons, having it equipped carries no advantages or disadvantages.

Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia[edit | edit source]

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Theatrhythm Final Fantasy and Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call[edit | edit source]

Rinoa wields the Final Fantasy VIII version of the Pinwheel in her character model.

Pictlogica Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

Pinwheel is a throwing weapon with a rarity of 2.

Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade[edit | edit source]

Pinwheel is featured as a throwing weapon, alongside Rinoa's Pinwheel from Final Fantasy VIII. The Pinwheel comes in SR, SR+, and SSR variety.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[edit | edit source]

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Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[edit | edit source]

Puzzle & Dragons[edit | edit source]

Rinoa's Pinwheel.

Rinoa's Pinwheel appeared as part of the Final Fantasy collaboration.

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Gallery[edit | edit source]

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Pinwheel FFIX Art.jpg
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FFD Pinwheel.png
DFFNT Pinwheel FFVIII.jpg
DFFOO Pinwheel (VI).png
DFFOO Pinwheel (VIII).png
DFFOO Fujin's Pinwheel (VIII).png
Theatrhythm Rinoa.png
PFF Pinwheel Icon.png
FFAB Pinwheel SR.png
FFAB Pinwheel FFVIII SR.png
FFAB Pinwheel SR+.png
FFAB Pinwheel FFVIII SR+.png
FFAB Pinwheel FFVII SSR.png
FFAB Pinwheel FFVIII SSR.png
FFAB Fujin's Pinwheel SSR.png
FFAB Pinwheel FFVII SSR+.png
FFAB Pinwheel FFVIII SSR+.png
FFAB Fujin's Pinwheel SSR+.png
FFAB Pinwheel FFVII UR.png
FFAB Pinwheel FFVIII CR.png
FFRK Pinwheel FFVII.png
FFRK Pinwheel FFVIII.png
FFRK Fujin's Pinwheel FFVIII.png
FFRK Pinwheel FFIX.png
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Etymology[edit | edit source]

A pinwheel is a simple toy made of a wheel of paper or plastic curls attached at its axle to a stick by a pin. It is designed to spin when blown upon. Pinwheel is also a type of traditional Japanese origami form that can be used as a toy pinwheel, as a base for more complicated models, or as a component of modular origami.

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