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Ninja is one of four classes in Fortnite. The ninja is an excellent melee warrior and faster than most classes although less beefy than the Constructor class.

The ninja class is for players focusing on fast attacks and techniques, making it a great offensive class if mastered correctly.

Gear Edit

The ninja will often be seen armed with melee weapons.

Specialties Edit

Each class has several different subsets of that character. These Specialties determine what perks your character will have.

Perks Edit

Name Description Subclass
Icon Ninja 7 Points
7 Points
The Ninja throws two additional throwing stars. Throw pattern: 1/3/3. Shuriken Master
Icon Ninja Anatomy Lessons
Anatomy Lessons
Increases edged melee crit hit chance by 20%. Deadly Blade, Harvester
Icon Ninja Assassination
Assassination
Dealing Sword damage grants one stack of Assassination, increasing the damage dealt by Swords by 5%. Lasts 5 seconds and stacks up to 5 times. Assassin, Brawler, Deadly Blade, Energy Thief, Fleetfoot, Swordmaster
Icon Ninja Breath Of The Dragon
Breath of the Dragon
Dragon Slash has doubled its area of effect. Additionally increases the damage of Dragon Slash by 50%. Dragon, Energy Thief
Icon Ninja Cascade
Cascade
The Ninja throws one additional throwing star on the third toss. Throw pattern: 1/1/2. Deadly Blade, Shuriken Master, Skirmisher
Icon Ninja Poison Blade
Corrosive Blade
Critical hits from the Ninja's edged weapons deal 30% of hit damage over time while reducing movement speed of target by 30%. Alchemist, Assassin, Deadly Blade
Icon Ninja Poison Stars
Corrosive Stars
Throwing Stars afflict their targets, doing 25% of Throwing Stars damage every 3 seconds, for 6 seconds. This effect can stack up to 3 times. Alchemist, Deadly Blade, Piercing Lotus, Shuriken Master
Icon Ninja Deep Pockets
Deep Pockets
Reduces the cost of Smoke Bomb to 25 energy. Dim Mak, Stonefoot
Icon Ninja Dim Mak
Dim Mak
Shadow Stance continually recharges the Ninja's shield at 20% of its usual rate. Dim Mak, Harvester, Thunderstrike
Icon Ninja Double Impact
Double Impact
Double the impact of Crescent Kick. Stonefoot, Thunderstrike
Icon Ninja Dragon Daze
Dragon Daze
When the Ninja's shield breaks, an AoE blast that deals 800 base impact and stuns nearby enemies for 1 second. Thunderstrike
Icon Ninja Easier Sword
Easier Sword
Improves the energy cost reduction of Easy Sword to 80%. Assassin
Icon Ninja Easy Sword
Easy Sword
Reduces sword combo attack energy cost by 60%. Assassin, Energy Thief
Icon Ninja Extra Long Fuse
Extra Long Fuse
Increases the duration of Smoke Bomb's persistent cloud effect by 5 seconds. Alchemist, Dim Mak, Stonefoot
Icon Ninja Fan of Stars
Fan of Stars
The Ninja throws 2 additional throwing stars. All throwing stars are thrown instantly in a spreading arc. Piercing Lotus
Icon Ninja Five Winds Cut
Five Winds Cut
Increases damage of swords, axes, and scythes by 24%. Brawler, Harvester, Stonefoot, Swordmaster
Icon Ninja Fleet
Fleet
Increases movement speed by 12%. Fleetfoot, Swordmaster
Icon Ninja Footloose
Footloose
Increases stun time of Crescent Kick to 4 seconds. Stonefoot
Icon Ninja Hearty Blade
Hearty Blade
Every 4th hit with a Sword restores X health to the Ninja. Alchemist
Icon Ninja Hot Foot
Hot Foot
Converts Crescent Kick to energy damage and increases base damage by 100%. Brawler
Icon Ninja Kickback
Kickback
Reduces the energy cost of Crescent Kick to 15. Brawler, Stonefoot, Thunderstrike
Icon Ninja Kicking And Screaming
Kicking and Screaming
Crescent Kick applies Vulnerability to affected enemies, increasing damage taken from all sources by 40% on the target for 4 seconds. Brawler, Energy Thief
Icon Ninja Late Arrival
Late Arrival
Scythes deal 48% increased damage to slowed or snared targets. Harvester
Icon Ninja Legendary Sword
Legendary Blade
Do an additional 35% sword damage while Shadow Stance is active. Dragon, Swordmaster
Icon Ninja Longsassin
Long-Sassin
Increases the duration of Assassination to 11 seconds. Assassin, Fleetfoot, Swordmaster
Icon Ninja Mantis Leap
Mantis Leap
Ninja can leap once more while already jumping. Can only be executed once per jump. Alchemist, Assassin, Brawler, Deadly Blade, Dim Mak, Dragon, Energy Thief, Fleetfoot, Harvester, Piercing Lotus, Shuriken Master, Skirmisher, Stonefoot, Swordmaster, Thunderstrike
Icon Ninja Masamune
Masamune
Shadow Stance increases edged weapon damage during Shadow Stance by an additional 70%. Swordmaster
Icon Ninja Medicinal Fumes
Medicinal Fumes
Smoke Bomb now heals allies who enter the affected area, restoring 3 base health every second. Alchemist, Harvester
Icon Ninja Now You See Me
Now You See Me
The Ninja uses the distracting effects of Smoke Bomb to enter Shadow Stance. Dim Mak, Piercing Lotus
Icon Ninja Pain Mastery
Pain Mastery
Assassination stacks now grants a 3% bonus, per stack, to critical hits with edged melee weapons. Assassin, Brawler, Deadly Blade
Icon Ninja Piercing Stars
Piercing Stars
Throwing Stars pierce through up to 3 targets. Piercing Lotus, Shuriken Master, Skirmisher
Icon Ninja Pointy Fury
Pointy Fury
Increases spear combo attack efficiency by 150%. Piercing Lotus
Icon Poking Holes
Poking Holes
Ninja deals 28% more damage with spears to afflicted targets. Piercing Lotus
Icon Ninja Praying Mantis
Praying Mantis
The Ninja can leap higher, increasing the effectiveness of Mantis Leap. Assassin
Icon Ninja Quick Kick
Quick Kick
Reduce the cooldown of Crescent Kick by 4 seconds. Brawler, Thunderstrike
Icon Ninja Rain Of Death
Rain of Death
The Ninja throws one additional throwing star on the second toss. Throw pattern: 1/2/2. Shuriken Master, Skirmisher
Icon Ninja Rapid Fire
Rapid Fire
Reduces the cooldown of Throwing Stars to 3 seconds. Deadly Blade, Shuriken Master
Icon Ninja Rebound
Rebound
Crescent Kick will return 5 energy for every enemy hit by it. Energy Thief
Icon Ninja Return Of The Dragon
Return Of The Dragon
Reduces the cost of Dragon Slash to 35 energy. Dragon, Energy Thief, Skirmisher
Icon Ninja Scythe To Meet You
Scythe To Meet You
Scythe attacks apply a 30% snare for 2 seconds. Harvester
Icon Ninja Shadow Stance
Shadow Stance
After defeating an enemy with edged damage, the Ninja enters a Shadow Stance for 4 seconds. During Shadow Stance damage resistance is increased by 15%, Mantis Leap costs 60% less energy and the Ninja becomes more difficult to see. Alchemist, Dim Mak, Dragon, Harvester, Piercing Lotus, Stonefoot, Swordmaster, Thunderstrike
Icon Ninja Shadowier Stance
Shadowier Stance
Increases the damage resistance granted by Shadow Stance to 30%. Alchemist, Dragon
Icon Ninja Shinobi
Shinobi
Reduces fall damage taken by 10%. Increases run and sprint speed by 10%. Alchemist, Assassin, Brawler, Deadly Blade, Dim Mak, Dragon, Energy Thief, Fleetfoot, Harvester, Piercing Lotus, Shuriken Master, Skirmisher, Stonefoot, Swordmaster, Thunderstrike
Icon Ninja Shroud Of The Dragon
Shroud of the Dragon
Dragon Slash now activates Shadow Stance. Dragon
Icon Ninja Soft Landing
Soft Landing
Reduces fall damage by 40%. Fleetfoot
Icon Ninja Tail Of The Dragon
Tail of the Dragon
Dragon Slash leaves a persistent trail of energy, damaging for 10.5% of Dragon Slash damage, every 0.5 seconds, and slowing enemies by 30% caught within the tail for 3 seconds. Fleetfoot, Skirmisher
Icon Ninja Three Mantis Style
Three Mantis Style
Reduces the energy cost of Mantis Leap by 50%. Fleetfoot
Icon Ninja Trained Throw
Trained Throw
Reduces the cost of Throwing Stars to 15 energy. Shuriken Master, Skirmisher
Icon Ninja Up In Smoke
Up In Smoke
After using Smoke Bomb, move 30% more quickly for 15 seconds. Dim Mak
Icon Ninja Utility Belt
Utility Belt
Reduces the cooldown of Smoke Bomb to 20 seconds. Dim Mak
Icon Ninja Vigorous Blade
Vigorous Blade
Steals 5 energy every 4 sword attacks, when attacking an enemy. Energy Thief
Icon Ninja Wake Up Call
Wake Up Call!
Ninja deals 28% more melee weapon damage to enemies that are stunned, staggered, or knocked back. Thunderstrike
Icon Ninja Wind And Storm
Wind And Storm
Stacks of Assassination provide 3% movement speed in addition to bonus damage. Fleetfoot
Icon Ninja Wings Of The Dragon
Wings Of The Dragon
Increases the length of the Dragon Slash to 3 tiles. Dragon, Skirmisher

Abilities Edit

Name Description Subclass
Icon Ninja Crescent Kick
Crescent Kick
A quick kick that does a base of 54 damage, 800.0 impact, and stuns for 3 seconds. Brawler, Deadly Blade, Energy Thief, Piercing Lotus, Skirmisher, Stonefoot, Thunderstrike
Icon Ninja Dragon Slash
Dragon Slash
Ninja springs forward 2 tiles, dealing a base of 95 edged weapon damage to all enemies within 0.5 tiles. Alchemist, Assassin, Brawler, Deadly Blade, Dim Mak, Dragon, Energy Thief, Fleetfoot, Harvester, Shuriken Master, Skirmisher, Swordmaster, Thunderstrike
Icon Ninja Smoke Bomb
Smoke Bomb
The Ninja throws down a smoke bomb, creating a cloud that persists for 5 seconds. The cloud slows all enemies inside by 30%, dealing a base of 40 damage every second. Alchemist, Assassin, Brawler, Dim Mak, Dragon, Energy Thief, Fleetfoot, Harvester, Piercing Lotus, Shuriken Master, Stonefoot, Swordmaster, Thunderstrike
Icon Ninja Throwing Stars
Throwing Stars
The Ninja hurls throwing stars in a straight line. Throws 1 star three times in a quick series, dealing a base of 35 edged weapon damage with each star. Alchemist, Assassin, Deadly Blade, Dim Mak, Dragon, Fleetfoot, Harvester, Piercing Lotus, Shuriken Master, Skirmisher, Stonefoot, Swordmaster

Squad Bonuses Edit

When put into a squad slot on the Hero screen, a ninja can give either a passive support or tactical bonus. Some require a certain Primary Hero to use. Abilities that have percentages change depending on the star level.

Support Icon Support Edit

Name Description Subclass
Icon Ninja Ability Damage
Ability Damage
Increases all ability damage by 10%/15%/20%. Shuriken Master
Icon Ninja Anatomy Lessons
Anatomy Lessons
Increased edged melee crit hit chance by 10%/15%/20%. Deadly Blade, Harvester
Icon Ninja Caffeine High
Caffeine High
Regenerate energy 12%/18%/24% more quickly. Skirmisher
Icon Ninja Endurance Training
Endurance Training
Increases maximum energy by 8%/12%/16%. Assassin
Icon Ninja Five Winds Cut
Five Winds Cut
Increases damage of edged melee weapons by 12%/18%/24%. Swordmaster
Icon Ninja Sword Critical Damage
Keen Edge
Increases sword critical damage by 35%/53%/70%. Brawler
Icon Ninja Heaviest Attacks
Heaviest Attacks
Increases combo attack damage by 15%. Piercing Lotus
Icon Ninja Quick Shield
Quick Shield
Reduces shield regeneration delay by 10%/15%/20%. Dim Mak

Tactical Icon Tactical Edit

Name Description Subclass
Icon Constructor Bloody Bull
Bloody Bull
Bull Rush afflicts damaged targets, dealing 30% extra damage per second for 3 seconds.

Requires Constructor as primary.
Dragon
Icon Ninja Born to Kill
Born to Kill
For the duration of War Cry your maximum shields are increased by 25% of your base shield amount.

Requires Soldier as Primary.
Stonefoot
Icon Ninja Poisoner
Corrosion
Critical hits from melee weapons deal 15% of hit damage every second for 3 seconds while reducing movement speed by 30%. Deadly Blade
Icon Ninja Dragon Daze
Dragon Daze
When the primary Hero's shield breaks, an AoE blast that deals 800 base impact and stuns nearby enemies for 1 second. Thunderstrike
Icon Soldier Escape Artist
Escape Artist
Shockwave boosts movement speed by 35% for 4 seconds.

Requires Soldier as Primary.
Swordmaster
Icon Ninja Hearty Strikes
Hearty Strikes
Every 4th hit with a melee weapon restores 10 base health. Alchemist
Icon Ninja Pressure Points
Pressure Points
Anti-Material Charge slows enemy movement speed by 30% for 7 seconds.

Requires Outlander as Primary.
Shuriken Master
Icon Ninja Stormborne
Stormborne
Melee kills increases movement speed by 30% for 3 seconds. Fleetfoot
Icon Ninja Vigorous Strikes
Vigorous Strikes
Steals 5 energy every 4 melee strikes against an enemy. Energy Thief

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