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Great Hawk Rune





In the shape of a proud hawk's head this rune sports on the hands of skilled bow users. First introduced in Suikoden II the Great Hawk Rune fits perfectly for elves and nature loving fighters. The hawk has to be fast in order to pave the way for its followers.

Give the Great Hawk Rune to fast bow-users and they will inflict half of their normal damage to all enemies nearby. For large groups of foes this means multiple overall damage. Concerning Suikoden II and III there is no drawback from using this rune either. In every game it paricipates, there are characters bringing it right into the battle. Watch out for Ayda, Roland, Urda, Isato, Flare and Frederica joining your entourage with Hawk Runes. Aside from that, it is a regular stockpile in some shops, hardly to miss. - Celes

Suikoden 2 Data
DMG x0.5 / all enemies.

For bow users only.
Equipped Sold Dropped Found
Ayda - RH

Radat: Item ShopHighlands - 3.9% (Muse #1)

HawkMan - 2% (Rakutei Mountain #1)

"Guardian Deity" - UDTU

Suikoden 3 Data
DMG x0.5 / enemies in area.

For bow users only.
Equipped Sold Dropped Found
Roland Lesaurus - RH

Brass Castle: Rune Shop (ch. 3-5)

Guild Hall: Rune Shop
 Flame Champion's Hideaway: Treasure (Azzodess)

Suikoden 5 Data
DMG x0.5 / all enemies.
Inflicts Unbalance (100%) / self.

For bow users only.
Equipped Sold Dropped Found
Urda - RH

Isato - RH

Rainwall: Rune Shop  

Suikoden Tactics Data
For bow users only.

Note: Known as "Hawk Rune" in this game
Shadow Weave (1 unit)
Inflicts Shadow Weave / 1 unit.

Range: 2-3
Casting time: Instantaneous
Strong Arm (1 unit)
DMG x1.5 / 1 unit.
Inflicts Unbalance / self.

Range: 2-3
Casting time: Instantaneous
Dance of the Hawk (2-3 radius)
DMG x1 / all units in range.
Inflicts Shadow Weave / all units in range.
Inflicts Unbalance / self.

Range: 0
Casting time: Instantaneous
Equipped Sold Dropped Found
Flare - RH

Frederica - RH

Yellow Mercenary - RH

Middleport: Rune Shop

Obel: Rune Shop

Na-Nal: Rune Shop

Merseto: Rune Shop
Yellow Mercenary (Terana Plains)