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Dark Sword
DarkDagger
Statistics
Weapon Slot Melee
Weapon Type Sword
Normal Attacks
Elemental Type Radiation b Radiation
Elemental Dmg 37
Crit Damage 150.0%
Attack Rate 0.8 atks/sec
Stamina 10.0
Jump Attacks
Elemental Type Toxin b Toxin
Elemental Dmg 74.0
Slam Attacks
Radius 3.0 meters
Slide Attacks
Elemental Type Radiation b Radiation
Elemental Dmg 79.0
Wall Attacks
Elemental Type Radiation b Radiation
Elemental Dmg 148.0
Miscellaneous
Cleave Radius 0.25 meters
Stagger Yes
Polarities None
Stance Polarity WardPol
Introduced Update 8.0
CODEX Entry: Dark SwordCodexbw
A blade forged using dark metals, capable of delivering high-damage charge attacks.

The Dark Sword is a longsword that deals innate Radiation b Radiation damage per hit.

This weapon can be sold for Credits64 5,000.

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64
20,000
Neurode64
2
Ferrite64
800
Plastids64
200
PolymerBundle64
75
Time: 12 hr
Rush: Platinum64 25
Market Price: N/A Blueprint Price: N/A

The Dark Sword blueprint can be acquired from Alert missions.

Characteristics

Advantages:

  • Deals innate Radiation b Radiation damage, highly effective against Alloy Armor and Robotic enemies.
  • Jump attacks are very effective at knocking down multiple enemies at once.
  • 100% Radiation b Radiation status proc on ground finisher.
  • Deals Toxin b Toxin damage on Jump Attack.
  • Stance slot has WardPol polarity, matches Iron Phoenix stance.

Disadvantages:

  • Can only target one enemy at a time.
  • Slow swing speed compared to other swords.

Weapon Loadouts

Main article: Category:Dark Sword Build

See the user build section for builds using this weapon.

Notes

  • Normal attacks have a little area of effect, and when enemies are close a portion of the damage is spread, much like Scindo. It is very noticeable when using elemental mods, as the visual effect is applied with the damage too.

Tips

Trivia

  • The Dark Sword and its shorter counterpart the Dark Dagger were previously physical damage weapons. Update 13 changed them to deal purely Radiation b Radiation damage on their normal attacks, making them the first melee weapons to do so.

Media

  • Darksword in game

See also

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