Mystic Warriors: Wrath of the Ninjas is an arcade Action Game released by Konami in 1993. It's a Spiritual Successor to Sunset Riders, except with ninjas for added awesomeness.In a futuristic Dystopia, an evil corporation by the name of Skull Enterprises has taken over Japan and is about to Take Over the World. All that stands between them are a Five Ninja Band who are targeted by Skull forces: Spyros, an American Ninja; kabuki warrior Keima; Kojiro, a Samurai; street smart African American Buddhist monk Brad; and Yuri, a kunochinote female ninja. However, the game can only support up to four players. This is because one of your allies is captured at the beginning of the game and most of it is spent rescuing your ally from certain death.
Flash of Pain: Like most other Konami games, bosses and mini-bosses flash white when hit and turn red when near death. Also, there are mooks and destructible objects with multiple hit points, which will also flash red when near death. This is a "seizure boss game", in which it could be dangerous to play if you're epileptic.
I Cannot Self-Terminate: The 8th bossnote also The Dragon of this game as well as controlling the Skull Tank in stage 5 who kidnapped your ally asks whoever did the most damage to him to finish him off.
Boss: "I'm a good loser. Please finish it for me!"
Life Meter: The default setting being three hits.note It can be maxed out to four in the machine settings, but if it's set to one, you'll become a One-Hit-Point Wonder.
Roaring Rampage of Rescue: Your main quest is to rescue your buddy from the evil Skull Enterprises by killing every damned Skull soldier and ninja in your way. But when your buddy sacrifices his/her life to save you at the end of Stage 6, the rest of the game becomes a Roaring Rampage of Revenge, as you set out to make Skull pay.
Rocket Punch: Used in the first phase of the final boss, except it tries to grab you.
Say My Name: Your characters will spend their time A LOT to say the name of the kidnapped ally.
Spread Shot: Spyros, Keima, and Kojiro have this in their second power level. Brad has one in his third. Only Yuri doesn't have one.
Flechette Storm: Alongside spread shots, getting a power level that comes with rapid-firenote All characters have these at maximum power, although Brad and Yuri get those in their second level. also helps.
Wolfpack Boss: Stage 7 has you facing three bosses. You face the two smaller ones in a Dual Boss style before facing the third one, though. However, he can still be hit at anytime, but he'll stay out of the way until the other two are gone.