- "Hail to the king, baby."
- —Lo Wang, after taking the weapon for the first time.
The Yari Type-24 Rocket Launcher is a rocket launcher in Shadow Warrior (2013) that can be found in a crate during Chapter 10.
Yari Type-24 is the most devastating weapon made by Zilla industries. It can hold up to 3 rockets which can be fired sequentially. While lacking in ammo capacity, the rocket launcher excels in both damage and stopping power.
Yari Type-24 upgrades like laser guidance, increases it's operating range form medium to long range. Heavy warheads and multi-launch upgrades increases the weapon effectiveness against crowds of enemies.
Yari Type-24 works best when used against bosses, especially when combined with multi-launch and heavy warhead upgrades. It's also a good weapon for crowd control.
Laser Guidance: Adds the ability to guide shot missiles.
Multi-Launch: Adds the ability to shoot up to 3 missiles at once.
Heavy Warheads: Increases missile explosion radius by 30%.
- The rocket launcher is named after yari, a traditional Japanese spear.
- Lo Wang's quote when taking the weapon for the first time is a reference to the movie Army of Darkness, where the main hero says the same exact line.
- It could also be a reference to Duke Nukem series, where the same line became a tagline for the main hero.
- Another Duke Nukem reference can be found in the rockets' name, which are named Nuke Dukem.
- The rocket launcher could be inspired by the triple-barrelled Rocket Launcher from the Unreal Tournament series.
|Weapons in Shadow Warrior (2013)|
|Katana • Nobitsura Kage • Shurikens • Tosainu Type 13 Revolver • ZP-1 PDW • Mamushi Type-14 Crossbow • ZICS-C Shotgun • Onibi Flamethrower • Yari Type-24 Rocket Launcher • Head • Heart|