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Plasma Sword
Plasma
Statistics
Weapon Slot Melee
Weapon Type Longsword
Normal Attacks
Elemental Type
Elemental Dmg 35
Crit Chance 15.0%
Crit Damage 200.0%
Attack Rate 0.7 atks/sec
Jump Attacks
Elemental Type
Elemental Dmg 70.0
Slam Attacks
Radius 1.0 meters
Slide Attacks
Elemental Type
Elemental Dmg 75
Slide Crit Chance 5.0%
Miscellaneous
Cleave Radius 1.0 meters
Polarities None
CODEX Entry: Plasma SwordCodexbw
An advanced blade that delivers high-damage charge attacks. Delivers a high percentage of critical strikes.

The Plasma Sword is a longsword exclusive to Alert Missions. It is effective against shields and has high critical chance, and a good chance to proc status effects, but loses effectiveness against armor quickly.

This weapon can be sold for Credits 32px 5,000.

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits 32px
20,000
OrokinCell
1
Ferrite 32px
500
Salvage
450
Polymer Bundle 32px
50
Time: 12 hr
Rush: Platinumicon 25
Market Price: N/A Blueprint Price: N/A

The Plasma Sword blueprint can only be acquired from Alert missions.

Characteristics

Advantages:

  • Specializes in damage, making it effective against Robotic and Machine enemies. Electric is a versatile damage type, combining for , and .
  • Good Status Chance.
  • Has a good base critical chance and good critical damage.
  • Decent range.
  • Jump attack has 100% chance to proc status effect.
  • Once you find the blueprint, it's very easy to make (сrafted using easily obtainable resources).
  • Compared to Prova:
    • Higher Critical Hit Chance and Damage.
    • Higher Status Chance.
  • Stance slot has a WardPol polarity, matching Iron Phoenix stance.

Disadvantages:

  • Extremely slow attack speed for a longsword.
  • damage suffers reduction versus Alloy Armor.
  • No polarities.
  • Low-end damage output with normal swings.
  • Can only hit single targets.
  • Slow jump attack animation, takes longer to slam down once you hit the ground.
  • Compared to Prova:
    • Slower attack speed.

Weapon Loadouts

Main article: Category:Plasma Sword Build

See the user build section for builds using this weapon.

Notes

  • Jump attack animation is slightly slower then normal, after hitting the ground it takes a moment for you to swing it down. However when it does, it can knock down a group of enemies in an average radius. 
  • Second highest proc chance of all melee weapons, and the Impact damage will proc most often, causing bonus staggering to enemies.
  • Has a good critical chance and good critical damage, can be worked toward crit-builds.

Trivia

  • The plasma sword uses the smaller model of the pre-update 11 Gram.
  • Before Update 13, the Plasma Sword dealt Physical damage like most melee weapons. It now deals damage, making it the fourth melee weapon to do so after the Amphis, Prova, and Lecta.

Media

  • New Default Colour

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