Any object can be used as a weapon if you do it right, sure. It's just easier when the object is a small crossbow capable of firing sharpened bolts which can be coated in poison or set to explode, that's all.
Denmark's most famous assassin's weapon of choice. Bullpup design and semi-automatic made its wielder highly mobile and efficient when the targets were more than one.
The shadows play tricks with us all, it's just hard to know when they are disturbed by the candle flickering in the wind or the rapid muzzle flashes of a high performance submachine gun.
If we can slap a small stack of dynamite cubs on and call it an arrow, wait 'til you lay your eyes on this beaut! Syringes filled with venom from a Diamondback rattler, a stick and a feather is all you need to keep even the strongest of rustlers at bay.
The Poisoned Bow Arrow does not require the Gage Ninja Pack DLC to use.
Twinkle, twinkle ninja star. Tear through armor from afar. Sharp and poisoned, kill them all. Pick them up as dozers fall.
Introducing the new Shuriken throwing star. With their poison coating you can potentially throw all of them in quick succession and clear a room just as efficiently as any explosives. They can be picked up after they've been thrown as well.
Even the mightiest of opponents will fall when touched a single time by the poison dipped Kunai Knife.
Originally used to scale walls and trees, these sharp claws swiftly turned into weapons when whoever wielded them was discovered.
Okinawan Style Sai
Once in a while, a victim of the Okinawan Style Sai realize a little too late that it doesn't matter how blunt the weapons are. In a matter of seconds they have disarmed you of your sharp ones.
Empty Palm Kata
No student questioning the Empty Palm Kata technique survived, as Master Hito offered them a chance to block it, without mercy.