Jin Hayabusa
William Adams and Jin Hayabusa
Race Human
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Gender Male
Relatives Jô Hayabusa (Descendant)
Ryu Hayabusa (Descendant)
Professional Status
Affiliation Hayabusa Ninja Clan
First Appearance
Debut Nioh

Jin Hayabusa (ジン・ハヤブサ / 隼 仁 Hayabusa Jin?) is a ninja from the Hayabusa Ninja Clan, presumably an ancestor of Jô Hayabusa and Ryu Hayabusa, who lived in the 1600s.[1] He appears as a secret boss in the Bloodshed's End DLC from Team Ninja's Nioh.

History[edit | edit source]

Jin Hayabusa was a Dragon Ninja of the 17th Century and Master Ninja of the Hayabusa Ninja Clan. A master ninja years ahead of his time, he was the inheritor of the Dragon Sword after Shunden; the Dragon Ninja who shook hands with Oda Nobunaga in the construction of the Castle of the Dragon.

After receiving word about a strong samurai from a foreign land, Jin snuck a challenge through Hattori Hanzo III, and would meet the foreign Samurai William on a moonlit night. Despite his apparent mastery of the mystical and martial arts of the Hayabusa-style, Jin was surprisingly bested. Happy to have taken the opportunity, Jin sees that there's more to William and that he himself must evolve the Hayabusa to new heights. With this the two part on friendly terms.

Powers and Abilities[edit | edit source]

General[edit | edit source]

  • Agility: Incredibly fast, Jin is able to move at blinding speeds;
  • Strength: Extremely strong, Jin's strength is unusually strong.
  • Acrobatics: Jin is able to move between platforms and scale walls with ease.
  • Hand to Hand: Master level in Hayabusa style ninjutsu for hand to hand combat.
  • Swordsmanship: Master level in the katana and kusarigama discipline aspect of the Hayabusa style ninjutsu.
  • Throws: Legendary Izuna Drop

Weapons & Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • Katana: Jin still wields the katana (Dragon Sword), as well as the Hayabusa Kusarigama, from his arsenal.
  • Throwing Weapons: He uses storm Kunai, explosive shuriken and regular shuriken

Ninpo[edit | edit source]

  • Art of the Inferno: Allows Jin to control fire at will, first enveloping him in flames and then shooting a fireball in front of him.

References[edit | edit source]

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