| Name: Poor Man's Arsenal
Special Items:Varies, told in individual technique descriptions.
Description:This is, quite simply, the art of taking ordinary household objects and turning them into weapons. Someone who has mastered this art can make and use a wide variety of improvised armaments.
- Make Shiv
Training level: Basic (1 year or less experience, Genin equivalent)
Description:An improvised knife.
Possible materials: Broken glass, scrap metal, razorblades, cloth, tape.
- Anti-personell IED
Training level: Basic
Description:There are two kinds of this: Molotov Cocktails and Pipe bombs. The latter of the two is more powerful, but might be set off by the slightest spark if the user isn't careful.
Molotov Materials: Glass bottle, gasoline, piece of cloth.
Pipe Bomb materials: Metal pipe, nails, tape, fuse, matchheads.
- Home-made gunpowder
Training level: Basic
Description:Makes crude gunpowder. used in some later weapons.
Materials: Sulfur tablets, peanuts, some source of fire.
- Zip Gun
Training level: Intermediate (2-5 years experience, Chuunin equivalent)
Description: User can create makeshift firearms, and their ammunition. Zip guns tend to jam or break frequently.
Gun Materials: Narrow metal pipe, assorted pieces of metal, wood.
Ammo Materials: Gunpowder, paper, metal fragments.
- Remote/ Timed detonator
Training level: Intermediate
Description: The user can wire a bomb to an ordinary electronic device, causing it to go off at a certain time or from a certain signal.
Timed explosive materials: VCR or alarm clock. (bomb required)
Remote explosive materials: Radio or walkie-talkie. (bomb required)
- Demolitions IED
Training level: Advanced (6-10 years experience, Jounin equivalent)
Description: A large amount of powerful explosives. On its own it is ineffective against soft targets, but devastating to hard targets (buildings, rocks, etc.) These are large and very difficult to conceal.
Materials: Home-made gunpowder, timed or remote detonator, fertilizer or assorted cleaning fluids.
- "Unfamiliar cooking fluid"
Skill level: Advanced
Description:The user knows how to create home-made Napalm. This can be used on its own, or packed together with a bomb.
Materials: Gasoline, orange juice concentrate.