Slade wasn't sure what it was, but something was making a chill tingle go through his whiskers.
Vital statistics
Class Thief -> Ninja
Gender Male
Race Wererat
Faction Shining Force
Birthplace Unknown
Relatives None
Appearances Shining Force II

Slade (Jippo in Japanese) is a Wererat Thief responsible for removing the Jewels of Light and Evil which had kept Zeon sealed away. He is a playable Ninja in the game Shining Force II: Ancient Sealing.


Slade is the thief who stole the Jewels of Light and Evil and sent the world into chaos. He was caught in Galam and put into jail, where Bowie, Sarah, Jaha, Kazin and Chester meet him. He hides who he is but is found out by Sarah who forces him to take responsibility for his actions and help make things right.


Slade is a real reluctant hero. He starts out a cowering thief in Galam jail, but soon wishing to turn his life around and help the Shining Force.


Slade is the replacement for Hanzou from the previous Shining Force game and while his state gain is similar to Hanzou, his execution is not. As he levels pre-promotion he slowly gains sharp increases to the growth of his stats.

He learns the unique spells Katon and Raijin once promoted to a Ninja and can now gain MP because of this. Later on in the game, he can become one of the stronger members of the Force, becoming a mid-top tier fighter and an alternative to relying on the Centaur knights. This is because he continues to experience sharp stat increases on all areas with the exception of MP. Furthermore once promoted he can use swords.

He starts with poor defense, leading to him being really easy to defeat in battle. The player needs to take this into account to stop him falling behind. Pre-promotion he can only use knives and daggers, which are overall slightly weaker then swords.

He has no supporting spells like Hanzou had, making him purely offensive. As the game continues, he may reply on the spells less and less as his attack becomes higher then the potential damage these spells offer per target.

Powers & MagicEdit

Slade's ultimate weapon is 'gisarme'. With this blade, he is able to get one-hit kills by cutting enemies into two. Slade can use the following spells:

Level 1 - acquires at Level 24
Level 2 - acquires at Level 29
Level 3 - acquires at Level 45
Level 1 - acquires at Level 34
Level 2 - acquires at Level 39
Level 3 - acquires at Level 52
Level 1 - acquired by wearing Chirrup Sandals


"I am like a shadow of the night. Silent and deadly."

Other appearancesEdit


  • Slade is the only character to use the spells Katon and Rajin
  • He or Bowie can have the glitch spell "Higins"
  • Slade is the only character in Shining Force II to use knifes and daggers

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