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A blade custom made for a famed samurai who could strike down a tengu warrior, known for their incredible agility, in midair.

Amenoma Kageuchi (Japanese: 天目影打) is an Inazuma sword. The Diagram for this sword can be obtained after completing the World Quest: The Farmer's Treasure.

Ascensions and Stats

Ascension
Phase
Level Base
ATK
2nd Stat
(ATK)
0✦ 1/20 41 12%
20/20 99 21.2%
Ascension Cost (0 → 1)
Item Mora.png 5,000 Mora
1✦ 20/40 125 21.2%
40/40 184 30.9%
Ascension Cost (1 → 2)
Item Mora.png 15,000 Mora
2✦ 40/50 210 30.9%
50/50 238 35.7%
Ascension Cost (2 → 3)
Item Mora.png 20,000 Mora
3✦ 50/60 264 35.7%
60/60 293 40.6%
Ascension Cost (3 → 4)
Item Mora.png 30,000 Mora
4✦ 60/70 319 40.6%
70/70 347 45.4%
Ascension Cost (4 → 5)
Item Mora.png 35,000 Mora
5✦ 70/80 373 45.4%
80/80 401 50.3%
Ascension Cost (5 → 6)
Item Mora.png 45,000 Mora
6✦ 80/90 427 50.3%
90/90 454 55.1%

Total Cost (0 → 6)

Item Mora.png 150,000 Mora

Recipe

Icon_Forging_Small.pngForging for 10 seconds
  • Item Northlander Sword Billet.png 1 Northlander Sword Billet
  • Item Amethyst Lump.png 50 Amethyst Lump
  • Item White Iron Chunk.png 50 White Iron Chunk
  • Item Mora.png 500 Mora
  • Creates Amenoma Kageuchi Amenoma Kageuchi ×1

    Notes

    • Succession Seeds are visualized as small purple orbs floating above the hilt of the sword.
    • The duration of the Succession Seeds is shared, and obtaining a new succession seed restarts the 30s timer.
    • The Succession Seeds do not disappear on changing characters, so it is not needed to keep the character on field all the time to obtain the maximum effect from this passive.
    • You do not have to hit an enemy with the Elemental Skill to gain Succession Seeds.

    Lore

    One of the "kageuchi" copies of the famed sword "Hakuen Michimitsu Amenoma."
    It was gifted to the Saimon Clan by Douin, the founding patriarch of the Iwakura Clan.
    This gift was given in thanks for the care that he received from them when he was living in seclusion in Konda Village.

    It is said that Iwakura's secret blade technique, Tengu Sweeper, can only be performed when there is not a single trace of confusion in one's heart.
    In the past, the name "Tengu Sweeper" sounded the same as "Tengu Victor," and it was a sword strike that could cut a Tengu soaring in the sky down.
    For centuries, the swordsmen of Iwakura, they who inherited the name "In," would use this secret blade to destroy countless evils throughout the Inazuman archipelago.

    Legend has it that the Tengu Sweeper was first created in the courtyard of a small shrine where incense no longer burned.
    The technique was so powerful that it destroyed the building, and Iwakura Douin's sword was broken in two.
    After that, he founded the Iwakura Art with his swordsmanship skills and became the instructor of the Kujou Clan.
    He would also have the Amenoma master of that time craft the sword that would be passed down through the "In" line — the "Hakuen Michimitsu Amenoma."

    Legends abound concerning the deeds done using that blade. It is said that its edge was so sharp that it might even cut through mortal fate.
    As for the overly lengthy name, it is said that Iwakura Douin specified to Amenoma that it be called as such.

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    Trivia

    • Kamisato Ayaka is seen wielding this sword in her official Character Demo and in Collected Miscellany - "Kamisato Ayaka: Snowdance Heron" | Genshin Impact
    • In Japanese swordsmithing, a sword is called by the name of its swordsmith. The term Amenoma therefore refers to both the swordsmith Amenoma and this sword itself.
    • The English and Chinese texts of the lore say that the Iwakura's sword art Tengu Sweeper sounded the same as the Tengu Victor in the past. In the Japanese version, however, they still sound exactly the same: 天狗抄 "Tengu Raid" and 天狗勝 "Tengu Victor" are both pronounced "Tengu-Shou." As a result, the Japanese text revises the sentence slightly to say that "Tengu Raid (天狗抄) is a pun on Tengu Victor (天狗勝)."

    Etymology

    • In Japanese swordsmithing, kageuchi (Japanese: 影打 shadow forging) refers to a type of a spare product.[1] In some cases, a swordsmith forges two swords for one order to pursue perfection.[1] After giving the finishing touches, the smith signs their name on the one which they think is better and delivers the work to the customer.[1] The inferior one, or the kageuchi, is left unsigned and usually kept by the swordsmith themself.[1]
    • The name of the original of this sword, Hakuen Michimitsu (Japanese: 薄縁満光), can mean "Ephemeral Fate, Full Light." The legend that it may even slash "mortal fate" (人の縁) likely refers to the Buddhist philosophy that disregarding and breaking bonds with the Twelve Fates or "Links" (縁起), which are considered to be the twelve major laws of the world's system (and thus the origins of suffering), is said to lead the person to full enlightenment.
      • The name shares the theme with Raiden Ei's signature sword art Musou no Hitotachi, meaning the Slash of No Conception (Non-Thought). Such analogies between swordsmanship and Buddhism have also been historically common and were mainly developed by the swordsman-philosophers Yagyuu Munenori and Miyamoto Musashi.

    References

    Other Languages

    Language Official Name Literal Meaning
    English Amenoma Kageuchi
    Chinese
    (Simplified)
    天目影打刀
    Tiān mù yǐng dǎ dāo
    Chinese
    (Traditional)
    天目影打刀
    Tiān mù yǐng dǎ dāo
    Japanese 天目影打
    Korean 아메노마 카게우치가타나
    Amenoma kageuchigatana
    Amenoma Kageuchi Katana
    Spanish Espada Amenoma Gemela Amenoma Sword Twin[• 1]
    French Lame kageuchi d'Amenoma Kageuchi Blade of Amenoma
    Russian Амэнома Кагэути
    Amenoma Kageuti
    Amenoma Kageuchi
    Thai Amenoma Kageuchi
    Vietnamese Đoản Đao Amenoma Amenoma Dagger
    German Amenoma Kageuchi
    Indonesian Amenoma Kageuchi
    Portuguese Lâmina Amenoma Kageuta Amenoma Shadow-Song Blade[• 2]
    1. ES: "Twin" refers to kageuchi. See Trivia for details.
    2. PT: Kageuta is a Japanese term for "song sun behind the scenes", so Shadow-Song is used here.

    Change History

    Released in Version 2.0
    Version 2.3
    • The English lore description revised "Hakuen Bankou" to "Hakuen Michimitsu."

    Version 2.0

    • Amenoma Kageuchi was released.

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