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FFXI Throwing 5

The Moonring Blade, a common throwing weapon.

Throwing weapons (投擲武器, Toutekibuki?) are a recurring type of equippable weapons in the Final Fantasy series. This specific type refers to the widest selection of different weapons in the series, and generally includes and groups shuriken, boomerangs and chakrams. Thrown weapons are generally Shoot-elemental and long range. These properties make them useful as they are generally equippable by Thieves and Ninjas, which are vulnerable and fast physical jobs that gain survivability when placed on back rows.

There is a distinction between throwing weapons and throwing items, where the former refers to weapons that must be equipped to be used in battle, while the second refers to weapons or items designed to be used with the Throw command. Characters who can use throwing weapons commonly have access to this ability.

Recurring thrown weapons include the Moonring Blade, the Rising Sun, the Wing Edge and the Hawkeye.


Final Fantasy IIIEdit

Boomerang FFIII Art

The Boomerang.

Thieves, Ninjas, Rangers, and Onion Knights wield thrown weapons. Prince Alus is equipped with a boomerang for his weapon of choice, though he never attacks with it during battle and only uses low-level White Magic spells while accompanying the party.

Final Fantasy IVEdit

Edge uses throwing weapons.

Final Fantasy IV: The After YearsEdit

Edge, Gekkou, Izayoi, Tsukinowa and Zangetsu can equip throwing weapons.

Final Fantasy VEdit

Freelancers, Thieves, Ninjas and Mimes can equip throwing weapons.

Final Fantasy VIEdit

FFVI Throwing Weapons Artwork

Various throwing weapons.

Locke can equip powerful and versatile throwing weapons.

Final Fantasy VIIEdit

Yuffie can equip boomerangs, chakrams and shuriken, but they are all categorized as shuriken.

Final Fantasy VIIIEdit

Some of Rinoa's blaster edges take their name from recurring throwing weapons.

Final Fantasy XEdit

Wakka throws blitzballs. He is strong against aerial enemies, but that is due to his high Accuracy stat and their great Evasion, not due to his equipment.

Final Fantasy XIEdit

Throwing weapons, in opposition to throwing ammunition, are reusable and require no stock. Boomerangs are available to Warriors, Thieves, and Rangers, whereas chakrams are available to Thieves, Ninjas, Blue Mages, and Dancers.

  • Aureole
  • Boomerang
  • Boomerang +1
  • Chakram
  • Chakram +1
  • Coarse Boomerang
  • Combat Caster's Boomerang
  • Combat Caster's Boomerang +1
  • Combat Caster's Boomerang +2
  • Comet Tail
  • Death Chakram
  • Flame Boomerang
  • Junior Musketeer's Chakram
  • Junior Musketeer's Chakram +1
  • Junior Musketeer's Chakram +2
  • Lamiabane
  • Light Boomerang
  • Long Boomerang
  • Mamoolbane
  • Moonring Blade
  • Moonring Blade +1
  • Platoon Disc
  • Platoon Edge
  • Rising Sun
  • Rising Sun +1
  • Rogetsurin
  • Snakeye
  • Snakeye +1
  • Trollbane
  • Ungur Boomerang
  • War Hoop
  • Wingedge
  • Wingedge +1
  • Yagudo Freezer

Final Fantasy XIIIEdit

Hope wields a variety of boomerangs.

List of throwing weapons:

Final Fantasy XIVEdit

Throwing weapons are used by Dancers.

Final Fantasy Mystic QuestEdit

Ninja Stars are Tristam's weapon of choice.

Final Fantasy Legend IIIEdit

There are two throwing weapons that can be equip by any of the four playable characters.

Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of LightEdit

Thrown weapons can be equipped by all jobs, but are best suited for the Ranger and Ninja crowns. Thrown weapons inflict more damage against flying enemies and increase the wielder's evasion.

Final Fantasy DimensionsEdit

Thrown weapons are available.

Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)Edit

Throwing weapons are equippable by Firion, Onion Knight, Bartz, Squall, and Zidane by default. They have great attack but reduce the Bravery stat.

Dissidia 012 Final FantasyEdit

Throwing weapons can also be wielded by Tidus, Prishe, Vaan and Ultimecia, in addition to those who could equip them in the original game.

Final Fantasy Airborne BrigadeEdit

FFAB Sniper SR

The Sniper.

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