Insight Staff

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Staff Mini Icon Staff


Well-balanced all around


No specific weaknesses

The Insight Staff (狙杖インサイト Insaito Sojō, "Insight Sniping Staff") is a staff that debuted in Kid Icarus: Uprising.

Physical Appearance

The Insight Staff is a wooden, rifle-like weapon that resembles a harpoon. At the end of its handle is a golden piece that matches the wing-shaped ornaments on either side of its barrel, while its sharp tip appears to be made of silver, matching the silver hook protruding from the staff.


Kid Icarus: Uprising

The Insight Staff is a weapon the player can use in-game, which can be obtained as loot or through fusion.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

The Insight Staff makes an appearance as an item in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, where it's simply named "Staff." It fires multiple shots at foes, dealing more damage at a distance.


Air Battle

Range Damage Hits
Continuous fire 133.3m 18.2
Charged shot 218.4m 90.2 1
Melee combo Strike 1: 63
Strike 2: 33.6
Strike 3: 63
Strike 4: —
Strike 5: —
Note: data was taken from a weapon with a base value of 100.

Land Battle

Range Min Damage Max Damage1 Hits
Continuous fire 47.6m Standing: 2.7 Standing: 4 8
60.8m Forward-dash: 7.6 Forward-dash: 11.3 3
60.8m Side-dash: 6.5 Side-dash: 9.7 3
60.8m Backward-dash: 8.6 Backward-dash: 13 3
Charged shot 84m Standing: 17.8 Standing: 64.1 1
88m Forward-dash: 31.6 Forward-dash: 113.7 1
88m Side-dash: 25.1 Side-dash: 90.4 1
88m Backward-dash: 27.5 Backward-dash: 99.1 1
Melee combo Strike 1: 15
Strike 2: 8
Strike 3: 15
Strike 4: —
Strike 5: —
Melee dash: 36 1
Note: data was taken from a weapon with a base value of 100.
1: This weapon deals more damage at a distance.

Idol Description

Insight Staff

Staffs have long attack ranges with shots that generally get stronger the farther they travel. They're weak in melee combat, however. The Insight Staff is a well-balanced choice for learning this type of weapon.

Weapon Fusion


Weapons in Kid Icarus: Uprising
Arm Mini Icon
Crusher ArmCompact ArmElectroshock ArmVolcano ArmDrill ArmBomber ArmBowl ArmEnd-All ArmTaurus ArmUpperdash ArmKraken ArmPhoenix Arm
Blade Mini Icon
First BladeBurst BladeViper BladeCrusader BladeRoyal BladeOptical BladeSamurai BladeBullet BladeAquarius BladeAurum BladePalutena BladeGaol Blade
Bow Mini Icon
Fortune BowSilver BowMeteor BowDivine BowDarkness BowCrystal BowAngel BowHawkeye BowSagittarius BowAurum BowPalutena BowPhosphora Bow
Cannon Mini Icon
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Claws Mini Icon
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Club Mini Icon
Ore ClubBabel ClubSkyscraper ClubAtlas ClubEarthmaul ClubOgre ClubHalo ClubBlack ClubCapricorn ClubAurum ClubHewdraw ClubMagnus Club
Orbitars Mini Icon
Standard OrbitarsGuardian OrbitarsShock OrbitarsEyetrack OrbitarsFairy OrbitarsPaw Pad OrbitarsJetstream OrbitarsBoom OrbitarsGemini OrbitarsAurum OrbitarsCenturion OrbitarsArlon Orbitars
Palm Mini Icon
Violet PalmBurning PalmNeedle PalmMidnight PalmCursed PalmCutter PalmPudgy PalmNinja PalmVirgo PalmAurum PalmViridi PalmGreat Reaper Palm
Staff Mini Icon
Insight StaffOrb StaffRose StaffKnuckle StaffAncient StaffLancer StaffFlintlock StaffSomewhat StaffScorpio StaffLaser StaffDark Pit StaffThanatos Staff
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