|For an overview of throwing star models that appear in the Fallout series of games, see throwing stars.|
|The following is based on Fallout Tactics and is not canon.|
A throwing star is an ancient Japanese martial arts weapon. Examples of which can occasionally be found in America. A four-pointed, silver colored, star shaped throwing weapon with razor sharp edges that could be used by the player character.
Behind the scenes
Throwing stars are real world weapons, known as shuriken 手裏剣 or "hidden hand blade" originating in Japan as a concealed weapon used to injure, distract, or misdirect.