Howa Type 89

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Howa Type 89 Story Quotes
Howa Type 89290
Gun Information
Full name Type 89 Assault Rifle
Country of origin Japan
Manufacturer Howa
Game Information
Faction Griffin & Kryuger
Manufactured /
Revised by
Voice actor -TBA-
Artist Parsley
Released on CN (89式自), TW (89式自), KR (89식 소총), JP (89式)
Chibi Animation

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How to obtain[edit]

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DROP Not obtainable as a drop.

REWARD Not obtained as a reward

Exclusive Equipment[edit]

There is no exclusive equipment for this T-Doll.

Stats / Data[edit]

61(x1)121(x1) / 605(x5) 20(x1) / 60(x5) 20(x1) / 60(x5)
20 54
6 45
6 48
Rate of Fire
 Rate of Fire
54 79
Movement Speed
 Move Speed
Critical Hit Rate
 Crit. Rate
Critical Hit Damage
 Crit. Damage
Armor Penetration
 Armor Pen.
Icon slot Accessory.png Icon Telescopic Sight S 2star.png Icon Holographic Sight S 2star.png
Icon Red Dot Sight S 2star.png Icon Night Combat Equipment S 2star.png
Icon Silencer S 2star.png
Icon slot Magazine.png Icon Armor-Piercing Ammo S 2star.png Icon HP Ammo S 2star.png
Icon Shotgun Ammo S 2star.png
Icon High-Velocity Ammo S 2star.png
Icon slot Doll.png Icon Microchip S 2star.png Icon Exoskeleton S 2star.png
Icon Ballistic Plate S 2star.png Icon Camo Cape S 2star.png
Icon Ammo Box S 2star.png

Affects submachine guns
Increases damage by 20%
Increases evasion by 15%

Weapon Background[edit]

The Howa Type 89 Assault Rifle (89式小銃 hachi-kyū-shiki-shōjū), referred to as the type 89 5.56mm rifle (89式5.56mm小銃 hachi-kyū-shiki-go-ten-go-roku-miri-shōjū), is a Japanese assault rifle used by the Japan Self-Defense Forces, the Japan Coast Guard's Special Security Team units, and the Special Assault Team. It was never exported outside Japan due to its strict anti-hardware export policy. It is known in JGSDF service as Buddy.

The Type 89 was introduced to replace the Howa Type 64 battle rifle in frontline units.

The only variant of the Type 89 that is serving in the field is the Type 89-F rifle, which has a folding stock with the original Type 89 having a solid stock. The former has been referred to as the Type 89 Para. Issued to airborne soldiers, tankers, recon soldiers, armoured infantry soldiers etc.. The folding stock folds to the left side, not to cover the selector lever on the right side. The stock is locked weakly when folded, making it difficult to carry by sling in folded position.[1]


Main artwork

Gallery consisting of artworks used primarily in-game.

Alternative artwork

Alternate gallery consisting of artworks with slight alterations as well as miscellaneous artworks.


  • Originally released on December 30th 2019 on the JP servers, this makes AR Howa Type 89Thumb button.pngHowa Type 89  the 2nd JP exclusive T-doll to be released in a server before the original CN servers. Like other Server exclusive T-dolls, she may eventually be implemented into the remaining servers at an undetermined date.
  • During the 2020 January 25 ~ 26th basic construction rate-up event on the CN servers, AR Howa Type 89Thumb button.pngHowa Type 89  was mistakenly added to the construction pool during this rate up, however she lacked all forms of text and dialogue as well as not having any skill description. Making her effectively useless despite being temporarily obtainable, compensation mail was given out to players and those who managed to obtain her during said rate up were allowed to keep her. She was eventually added into the construction pool following the February 6th maintenance.