Shadow Blade

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Shadow Blade
Artwork for the Shadow Blade in Mega Man 3
Game information
Description: Metal Blade's ninja cousin can be fired in 5 directions, but retreats.
Damage: 2
Added in version: 1.4.0
Series information
Game of origin: Mega Man 3
Other appearances: Mega Man III

Mega Man: The Wily Wars

Programmer(s): Luigi

Shadow Blade is Shadow Man's signature weapon, originating from Mega Man 3 and reappearing in Mega Man III and Mega Man: The Wily Wars. It is featured in Mega Man Maker as of version 1.4.0.

It lets the user throw a shuriken that travels 5 tiles outward before returning to the point from which it was thrown. It can be aimed upwards and diagonally upwards, allowing for 5 possible directions to be thrown in. Only one Shadow Blade can be onscreen at a time.


Shadow Blade


  • Shadow Blade was created as a part of Luigi's Programmer Application for the development of version 1.4.0, and was added in as a bonus when he was accepted onto the team.
  • Its description refers to how similar in function Shadow Blade is to Metal Blade.

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