I hate Guo Jia's weapon.

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3 years ago#1
I dislike it so much. It's a magic pool cue...

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.
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3 years ago#2
meh, most of the stratagist have weird magical weapons anyways

Like Kuroda whats-his-dead-face with his magical orbs, and i dunno what hell hanbei's weapon is
3 years ago#3
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.
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3 years ago#4
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.
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3 years ago#5
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.
3 years ago#6
I'm okay with Guo Jia because I can accept it's as a homage to Venom in Guilty Gear.

But yeah, it's a little weird.
3 years ago#7
You should see DW7's dlc boat weapon...
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3 years ago#8
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
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3 years ago#9
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.
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3 years ago#10
Magoichis musket. Gross
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