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Boomerangs as the Weapon of Choice
See also Precision-Guided Boomerang
when other items are used like a boomerang.
Anime & Manga
- Inuyasha: Sango's and her giant boomerang
- Kuniko and Momoko from the Shangri-La novel and anime.
- The Feral Kid in the second Mad Max movie.
- Boomerangs are a possible weapon a PC can use in Dungeons & Dragons games set in Eberron. While normally medicore throwing weapons (that don't even return to the user), the "Boomerang Daze" feat allows the user to daze foes when they hit with a boomerang (which is neat because daze, unlike every other effect in the game, is nearly impossible to get immunity to and completely shuts something down, still nothing compared to a mage, but one of the few nice toys warrior types get)
- Ty the Tasmanian Tiger
- The Legend of Zelda: various boomerangs are available for Link throughout the series, used both in battle and puzzle-solving.
- Ryu from the first Breath Of Fire can use boomerangs as his weapons.
- Boomerangs are also a weapon in Chrono Cross and are one of the few weapon types that can hit multiple enemies.
- In Castlevania: Harmony of Despair, one of Jonathan's sub-weapons is a boomerang.
- In Dawn of Heroes, there is a class of thrown weapons called Crescents. Their icon on the Equip screen is a boomerang, although they don't return when thrown.
- Aika from Skies of Arcadia uses one.
- Boomerangs is a class of weapon featured in most of the later Dragon Quest games - though the class tends to include a number of other thrown weapons, such as giant shuriken. Boomerang weapons are usually fairly weak, but had the advantage of hitting every monster in a group, and being 'ranged', meaning no damage-reduction from having the user on the back row. Until Dragon Quest IX, it was impossible to score a Critical Hit with a boomerang.
- Final Fantasy XIII: Hope's "airwing"
- Boomerangs are a rather useful weapon in Phantasy Star IV. They automatically hit all the enemies.
- In Mitsumete Knight R : Daibouken Hen, this is Hanna's weapon of choice.
- One of the weapons in Secret of Mana.
- Quick Man from Mega Man 2.
- The Boomerang Bros. from Super Mario Bros. 3.
- In Streets of Rage 1, the boss of Stage 1 fights with a boomerang.
- In the Twisted Metal series, the vehicle Roadkill use an explosive boomerang as its special attack.