Flailing Branch is one of two Stance mods compatible with Staff type weapons.
  • Excalibur performing Battered Thread.
  • Excalibur performing Rising Falls.
  • Excalibur performing Autumn Leaf.

Can be equipped on:

✓ denotes weapon with matching Stance polarity

Combos Edit

Combo Name Button Combination
Battered Thread  BlackBasex64  BlueBasex64  BlueBasex642x
Rising Falls*  BlackBasex64  BlueBasex64  BlackChargex64200%  BlueBasex642x  BlackBasex64Finisher b2x
Autumn Leaf*  BlackBasex64  BlackPausex64  BlackBasex642x  RedBasex64
The Way  BlackChargex64Knockdown b350%

Crushing Reach SlideBlueBasex64

Planting Widow In AirRedBasex64

Guiding Plank Wall DashBlackBasex64

Wide Dispatch Knockdowned Enemy + BlackBasex64300%
 BlueBasex64  360° Attack   RedBasex64  Slam Attack   PurpleBasex64  Proc

 Melee Attacks

 BlackBasex64    Melee  
 BlackBlockx64    Block  
 BlackUpx64    Direction (Up)  
 BlackChargex64  Hold  
 BlackPausex64    Pause  

 Multipliers and Hits

 BlackBasex64200%    Attack does double damage  
 BlackBasex642x    Attack hits twice  

 Exclusive Procs

Knockdown b   Knockdown  
Ragdoll b   Ragdoll  
Finisher b   Ground Finisher  

Combo Name Button Combination
Battered Thread EEE2X
Rising Falls* EE  Hold E200%E2XE2X
Autumn Leaf* E  Pause E2XE
The Way Hold E350% , Release
Crushing Reach Slide + E
Planting Widow In Air + E
Guiding Plank Wall Dash + E
Wide Dispatch Knockdowned Enemy + E1600%
Normal    All Targets    Slam/Ragdoll    Proc
  • PS4:     E  = Combops4circle   RMB  = R2
  • XBOX:  E  = B    RMB  = RTrigger


  • Rising Falls' last hit staggers enemies, priming them for a Counterattack Finisher
  • Autumn Leaf procs the Amphis' electric ground slam on its last strike.
  • Autumn Leaf can proc Hydroid's passive, quickly filling an area with tentacles easily.
  • With the re-implementation of charge attacks, Rising Falls' 2nd and 3rd attacks can be executed by simply holding E .
  • The 3rd attack of Rising Falls deals 100% bonus damage.


  • To do Rising Falls, the E  right after the hold should be pressed before the Tenno pauses in this combo.