Of all the weapons in the Dynasty Warrior series, and even most of the weapons in Samurai Warriors, it feels... so weird.
Sure, Shuten Doji uses a gourd, but that's from Japanese myths. Taigong Wong uses a fishing rod, but that's also from myth. Da Ji and Himiko are explicitly magical, too so their weapons can be excused as exactly that. Takeda Shingen in Samurai Warriors uses a war fan... but that's from a story where he smacked an assassin with it to save his life. Oichi's hoops are weird, but they're basically SSX's weapons made more fantastic.
I can't think of any weapon that seems so out of place. The closest I can think of is Guo Hai's arm cannon, which seems out of place, and Zhong Hui's flying swords, which is a literal interpretation of Zhurong's weapon from the book (which I think were throwing daggers, or possibly a crossbow).
I hope I'm not the only one who finds it so weird and random. --- Yay?
Paintbrush. I understand its significance, but for Ma Dai?
Perhaps it would've been better for Chen Shou, if he was the next Zuo Ci. --- I have three options. This place, /v/, and SRK. I'm not good enough at the game to be on SRK and I'm not stupid enough to go back to /v/. -Mustkillroy
Hanbei's weapon is a compass on a string. ...With blades. Apparently, he used to get lost a lot. So Noh gave him one so he could find his way home. Also, I love Guo Jia's weapon. He's one of my mains. --- To speak without thinking is to shoot without aiming.
Dont you worry! For the next installment of the game we will have people beating each other to death with tennis rackets and ping pong balls. There will also be a guy with bowling balls stuck to his hands! So worry not, Guo Jia wont feel so out of place anymore!
On a more serious note, nothing weapon wise surprises me anymore. I mean even back in DW3 people had flying feather fans that came back like boomerangs. Guo Huai was a bit odd to see for the first time since his weapon seemed a bit modern but meh, a terminally ill bloke needs an edge. I like the attack sfx of Guo Jia's weapon though.
HewhoservesKuro posted... Hanbei's weapon is a compass on a string. ...With blades. Apparently, he used to get lost a lot. So Noh gave him one so he could find his way home. Also, I love Guo Jia's weapon. He's one of my mains.
He also wet himself a lot. XD --- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0NQ66dbg90 http://oi43.tinypic.com/206zazl.jpg | http://i41.tinypic.com/15g7aqb.jpg
I may be alone here, but I wish some of these off the wall weapons were changed to clone characters with different move animations. Hated leveling Guo Jia. --- "...don't ever let someone with no life ruin yours, that's why I never go to message boards." Colin Cowherd