Kunai throwing daggers offer a silent alternative to the traditional sidearm. Perfect for assassins.
Kunai is a throwing weapon for the secondary slot, released in Update 8. It has a significant amount of DPS, but can be hard to aim with because of its arrow-like arc projection.
This weapon can be sold for
Requisite for: Tipedo
This weapon deals primarily
Infested Volatile Runners do not explode on death when killed by this weapon.
Can hit multiple enemies in a short line (caused by flying dead bodies and not by the Kunai).
Very fast reload speed.
Staggers non-heavy Grineer units and Infested Chargers on every hit.
Fast fire rate.
Can be 'fired' automatically.
The arc of the shots enable headshots over cover.
Two polarity slots, ideal for Hornet Strike and Barrel Diffusion.
Does pass through Grineer Shield Lancer's shield. (Needs further testing)
Has travel time, making it difficult to land an accurate shot at long distances.
Shoots in an arc, making it difficult for use at long range.
While you are holding this weapon, your Spin Attack (Slide Melee) does not get a speed boost. (Bug)
Low critical chance.
Low status chance.
Weapon Loadouts Edit
See the user build section for builds using this weapon.
Make sure to adjust your aim for moving targets.
When using at a distance, aim above the enemy to adjust for Kunai's arc.
Especially lethal when paired with Ice mods.
Using the Pistol Ammo Mutation mod can help regain lost ammo when needed.
The Kunai does not have the pinning properties of other projectile weapons, such as the Boltor or Paris, but will simply throw targets backwards upon death.
Using Quickdraw on the Kunai can cause infinite reloading issues. (Fixed?)
As with all thrown sidearms, when performing a Jump Kick, your frame will hold the Kunai as dual pistols. Upon hitting the ground and sliding, this will quickly switch back to as it should be. (Fixed?)
When a Hobbled Dragon Key is equipped, sprinting (depending on your frame's speed) will cause the Kunai to be held incorrectly. This also applies to sliding (at slow speeds?). (Fixed?)
The Kunai (苦無) was traditionally a multipurpose tool, similar in design to a crowbar or trowel. It could be used for gardening, masonry, and other things.
In popular culture, the word "Kunai" is often associated with ninjas and is depicted as a throwing knife.
Close up shot of the Kunai being held The stance used when holding the Kunai Kunai Colour Choices Holding the Kunai like dual pistols Hobbled Sprinting Kunai Sliding Kunai Glitch Kunai dispersion
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