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The Shooting Star is a non-elemental staff available for Natalie in Epic Battle Fantasy 4 and 5. In EBF4, it is exclusive to the Steam release of the game and the Premium Pack. In EBF5, it is currently exclusive to the paid Steam release of the game and the outdated free Battle Demo.

Description

The Shooting Star is a golden staff with a crooked shaft and a large, star-shaped head. The EBF5 version has a pink gem set in the star.

In EBF4 it provides a massive Magic Attack boost and two important status resistances, but no other stat bonuses. Its ability to randomly cast Star Shower can supplement any battle, doing non-elemental damage to all enemies. Stat-wise, the Shooting Star is a slightly stronger version of the Crystal Staff, but with different resistances and no MP boost. Either one is viable; while the Shooting Star boasts more power than the Crystal Staff, the Crystal Staff has three common resistances that make it more resilient in comparison.

In EBF5 the Shooting Star provides a great boost to Magic Attack (tied with Paper Fan for third highest), as well as a solid boost to Magic Defence. While its offensive stats didn't change much between games, its overall usefulness in EBF5 decreases due to being mostly outclassed by the Paper Fan, which provides a more useful set of resistances, a more reliable elemental boost, and a chance of getting Haste. While the Shooting Star is still a viable choice, it is significantly more situational than before.

The Shooting Star grants resistance to (and at max level immunity) to Syphon, Dispel and Disable.

Epic Battle Fantasy 5

The Shooting Star is found inside a chest in the Mineshaft Maze.

EBF5 WepIcon Shooting Star Shooting Star
The stars are at your command.
  • Boosts the damage of non-elemental skills.
  • Level 3: May unleash Lucky Star while attacking.
  • Level 4: Randomly casts Star Shower between turns.
Statistics
Stat Bonus Resistance
LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5
Stat HP - - - - - - - - - - - EBF5 Status Syphon 20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Stat Attack - - - - - Stat Defence - - - - - EBF5 Status Dispel 20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Stat Magic 10% 25% 40% 55% 75% Stat Mdef 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% - - - - - -
Stat Accuracy - - - - - Stat Evade - - - - - Element ----
Spells & Statuses
Power Chance Modifier Attack Status
Auto Skill 45/3 (50%) - - - - - -
Bonus Skill 100 (33%) - - - - -
Auto Status -- -- - - - - - -
Defend Status -- -- - - - - -
Forging Information
Lvl Requirements Lvl Requirements
2 EBF5 Item Rainbow Ore
x 1
-- -- 3 EBF5 Item Rainbow Ore
x 4
-- --
4 EBF5 Item Ruby
x 1
EBF5 Item Sapphire
x 1
EBF5 Item Emerald
x 1
5 EBF5 Item Star Fragment
x 1
EBF5 Item Rainbow Ore
x 10
--

Epic Battle Fantasy 4

Found upon examining the red crystal one screen to the right from the Battle Mountain entrance, behind a battle that appears as a Cosmic Monolith. Thermal Boots are required to get there.

EBF4 WepIcon Shooting Star Shooting Star
Boosts the power of non-elemental skills. May cast Lucky Star with certain skills. Randomly casts Star Shower between turns.
Statistics
Stat Bonus Resistance
LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5
Stat HP - - - - - Stat MP - - - - - Status Syphon 20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Stat Attack - - - - - Stat Defence - - - - - Status Dispel 20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Stat Magic 10% 25% 40% 55% 70% Stat Mdef - - - - - - - - - - -
Stat Accuracy - - - - - Stat Evade - - - - - Element ----
Spells & Statuses
Power Chance Modifier Attack Status
Auto Skill -- -- - - - - - -
Bonus Skill (60%) -- - - - - -
Auto Status -- -- - - - - - -
-- - - - - -
Forging Information
Lvl Requirements Lvl Requirements
2 Item Rainbow Gems
x 1
-- -- 3 Item Rainbow Gems
x 3
-- --
4 Item Gold Plate
x 4
Item Rainbow Gems
x 3
-- 5 Item Gold Plate
x 14
-- --

Pre-Battle Mountain update version.

EBF4 WepIcon Shooting Star Shooting Star
Boosts the power of non-elemental skills. May cast Lucky Star with certain skills. Randomly casts Star Shower between turns.
Statistics
Stat Bonus Resistance
LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5
Stat HP - - - - - Stat MP - - - - - Status Syphon 20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Stat Attack - - - - - Stat Defence - - - - - Status Dispel 20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Stat Magic 10% 25% 40% 60% 80% Stat Mdef - - - - - - - - - - -
Stat Accuracy - - - - - Stat Evade - - - - - Element ----
Spells & Statuses
Power Chance Modifier Attack Status
Auto Skill -- -- - - - - - -
Bonus Skill (70%) -- - - - - -
Auto Status -- -- - - - - - -
-- - - - - -
Forging Information
Lvl Requirements Lvl Requirements
2 Item Rainbow Gems
x 1
-- -- 3 Item Rainbow Gems
x 3
-- --
4 Item Gold Plate
x 4
Item Rainbow Gems
x 3
-- 5 Item Gold Plate
x 14
-- --
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