A strong blade capable of inflicting fire damage to its foes.

The Heat Sword melee weapon uses the same animations as the Skana. However, the Heat Sword is faster to swing and can deal Heat b Heat damage on slam attacks and ground finishers.

This weapon can be sold for Credits645,000.

Manufacturing Requirements
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 25
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64 N/A Blueprint2 Blueprints Price:N/A

The Heat Sword blueprint is rewarded upon completion of the Once Awake Quest. Alternatively, its blueprint can also be rewarded from Alert missions.


This weapon deals primarily Slash b Slash damage.


  • Fast attack speed.
  • Good base damage.
  • Great status chance.
  • Higher damage compared to most other longswords.
  • Slam attacks deal Heat b Heat damage in a large AoE with a very high chance to proc.
    • Panic caused from Heat b Heat proc lasts much longer than a knockdown.
  • Finisher attack deals Heat b Heat damage with 50% proc chance.
  • One Naramon Pol polarity slot.
  • Stance slot has a Madurai Pol polarity, matches Crimson Dervish, Swooping Falcon and Vengeful Revenant stances.


  • Does not deal knockdown to synthetic enemies (Ospreys, MOAs) on Slam Attack.
  • Low critical chance.

Weapon LoadoutsEdit


  • The Naramon Pol polarity slot works well with the melee mod: Molten Impact.
  • Having this equipped will cause Valkyr's Jump and Slam attacks during Hysteria to cause AoE Heat b Heat damage instead of Knockdown.
  • High Slash b Slash damage and Heat b Heat damage slam attack make it very effective against Infested and Cloned Flesh.
  • You can receive a free Heat Sword with a weapon slot and an Orokin Catalyst by using code FREESWORD in market.


  • Jump attacks will make the Heat Sword emit a visible ring of fire upon slamming the ground. This visual trait is shared with other Heat weapons like the Heat Dagger and Dual Heat Swords.
  • The Heat Sword received a visual change in Update 16.5, giving it a faded color scheme with texture animations similar to those found in Prisma weapons.


  • Heat Sword in Codex.
  • Heat Sword
  • Heat Sword - colour customisation

Heat Sword Skins

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 17.5
  • Reduced the melee slam radius of Heat Sword in PvP.

Update 17.2

  • Heat Sword can now be used in PvP.

Hotfix 17.0.4

  • Brightened the visual effect of Heat Sword’s slam attack.

Update 16.5

  • Heat Sword available for use in Conclave.
  • The Heat Sword has been given a tremendous visual overhaul.

Update 5.0

  • Introduced.
Last updated: Hotfix 22.19.1

See alsoEdit

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