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There are many different weapons in Cave Story. Each have their own damage output and various changes when leveled up. Every weapon starts at level one and can be upgraded.

Polar Star

First Weapon in the game, . Located in the chest from the Hermit Gunsmith connected to the First Cave. Because it's the first weapon in the game, it is mandatory.

LevelAppearance/SizeDamage per hitNotes
1One thin Beam1 Damage per hitN/A
2Two thin Beams2 Damage per hitN/A
3One thick Beam4 Damage per hitN/A

Missile Launcher

Second weapon. Located in the chest in the Egg Observation Room connected to the Egg Corridor. It is not mandatory.