Kyoketsu-Shoge – Traditional Ninjutsu Weapon
Kyoketsu-Shoge (or Kyoketsu-Shogee) is a hooked dart-rope weapon historically associated with Ninjutsu. The Shogee was a cutting and slashing weapon that could be used at a distance. It could also used to trap or trip an enemy with the rope portion of the weapon. Moreover, the Shogee was also a climbing tool (where a Ninja could use it like a grappling hook).
For more information on other traditional martial arts weapons (i.e. Staffs, Katana, Meteor Hammer and Shuriken), please visit the main Martial Arts Weapons section.