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4 Piece Throwing Star In Black

4 Piece Throwing Star In Black

Item Number:rc-107-4b
Price:$21.99
Sale Price:$10.99
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Description
These authentic steel ninja throwing stars (shurikens) are an ancient weapon of choice used to inflict damage and injury from a distance. Accurately throwing these shurikens were a hallmark of the Japanese Ninja. A fun way to sharper your ninja skills.

Usage

Contrary to popular belief, shuriken were not primarily intended as a killing weapon, but rather as a secondary weapon that sometimes played a role supportive to a warrior's main weapon, usually the sword or spear, but it could be deadly in the hands of a skillful shinobi. Shuriken were primarily used to cause either nuisance or distraction. Targets were primarily the eyes, face, hands, or the feet, the areas most exposed by a samurai's armor. The shuriken would also sometimes be thrown in a way that cuts the opponent and become lost later, causing the opponent to believe that they were cut by an invisible swordsman.

Shuriken, especially hira-shuriken, were also used in other novel ways they might be embedded in the ground, injuring those who stepped on them, or wrapped in fuse to be lit and thrown to cause fire. They can also be used as a handheld striking weapon in close combat.

There are reports of shuriken being coated with poison intended either for a throwing target or for whoever may pick them up when left in a conspicuous place. Other reports indicate that shuriken may have been buried in dirt or animal feces and allowed to rust and harbor the anaerobic bacterium Clostridium tetani if the point penetrated a victim deeply enough the bacteria transferred into the wound could cause a then incurable tetanus infection.

Shuriken are a simple weapon, but their historical value, thanks to their wide variety of uses and the ready availability of material from which they could be made, has increased. Unlike katana and other bladed weapons, antique shuriken are not often well preserved, largely due to their original status as throwaway weapons

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4 Piece Throwing Star In Black