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The sword of a knight that symbolizes the restored honor of Dvalin. The blessings of the Anemo Archon rest on the fuller of the blade, imbuing the sword with the powers of the sky and the wind.

Skyward Blade is a 5-Star sword.

Ascensions and Stats

Ascension
Phase
Level Base
ATK
2nd Stat
(Energy Recharge)
0✦ 1/20 46 12%
20/20 122 21.2%
Ascension Cost (0 → 1)
Item Mora.png 10,000 Mora
1✦ 20/40 153 21.2%
40/40 235 30.9%
Ascension Cost (1 → 2)
Item Mora.png 20,000 Mora
2✦ 40/50 266 30.9%
50/50 308 35.7%
Ascension Cost (2 → 3)
Item Mora.png 30,000 Mora
3✦ 50/60 340 35.7%
60/60 382 40.6%
Ascension Cost (3 → 4)
Item Mora.png 45,000 Mora
4✦ 60/70 414 40.6%
70/70 457 45.4%
Ascension Cost (4 → 5)
Item Mora.png 55,000 Mora
5✦ 70/80 488 45.4%
80/80 532 50.3%
Ascension Cost (5 → 6)
Item Mora.png 65,000 Mora
6✦ 80/90 563 50.3%
90/90 608 55.1%

Total Cost (0 → 6)

Item Mora.png 225,000 Mora

Notes

  • The Skypiercing Might effect is a unique character buff that appears as a blue glow around the weapon holder.
  • The Version 1.0 description of the buff was mistranslated — in reality, it adds another Physical DMG hit to Normal and Charged ATKs, similar to how Crescent Pike works. The description has thus been changed to reflect this since Version 1.3.
  • The buff lasts 12 seconds and will remain active for the entire duration even if the holder of the weapon is switched out.
  • The Physical DMG hit bonus benefits from Physical DMG Bonus and can also critically strike.
  • The buff effect does not apply to other team members.

Lore

The sky-piercing fang.
It once pierced the black-gold scales of the kingdom of the abyss,
and cut the throats of the sons of ancient sinners.

Mondstadt was once threatened by the shadow dragon Durin.
Its jealousy for Mondstadt's prosperity begot evil, poisoning the land.
In those dark days, Mondstadt was surrounded by monsters and barren lands.
Hearing the people's cry for help, the Anemo Archon descended and awoke Dvalin.
Dvalin rode the wind and soared up to the sky, fighting for all life.

Blessed by the Anemo Archon, Dvalin fought the shadow dragon.
Clouds broke, and the sky burned red as if the end of days was upon Mondstadt.
Eventually, Dvalin's blessed fangs pierced through the throat of Durin.
Durin fell, but Dvalin was poisoned by Durin's tainted blood.

Unable to bear the pain, Dvalin fell unconscious.
Even the most learned bards knew not where he slumbered.
Centuries passed, and Dvalin's sacrifice was all but forgotten by Mondstadt.
When Dvalin finally awoke, gone was his friend and the sound of his comforting lyre.
And the ones he once protected now cowered in fear at the sight of him.

Honor reclaimed, poison cleansed,
Ballads shall give back a people's forgotten memory.
A prayer, this sword is. May Dvalin's name be restored.

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Trivia

Availability

Event Wishes

Skyward Blade was promoted or featured with a drop-rate boost in 2 Event Wishes:

Wish Featured Duration
Wish Epitome Invocation 2021-03-17.jpg
Epitome Invocation 2021-03-17
Weapon Skyward Blade.pngSkyward Blade
March 17, 2021 – April 6, 2021
Wish Epitome Invocation 2021-08-10.png
Epitome Invocation 2021-08-10
Weapon Skyward Blade.pngSkyward Blade
August 10, 2021 – August 31, 2021

Other Languages

Language Official Name Literal Meaning
English Skyward Blade
Chinese
(Simplified)
天空之刃
Tiānkōng zhī rèn
Skyward Blade
Chinese
(Traditional)
天空之刃
Tiānkōng zhī rèn
Japanese 天空の刃
Tenkuu no yaiba
Sky Blade
Korean 천공의 검
Cheongong-ui Geom
Sword of Sky
Spanish Hoja Afilada CelestialSharpened Celestial Blade
French Lame de la Voûte d'AzurBlade of the Azure Vault
Russian Небесный меч
Nebesnyy mech
Heavenly Sword
Thai Skyward Blade
Vietnamese Thiên Không KiếmSky Sword
German HimmelsklingeSky Blade
Indonesian Skyward Blade
Portuguese Espada CelestialCelestial Sword

Change History

Released in Version 1.0
Version 1.3
  • Skyward Blade's effect "Sky-Piercing Fang" was changed to accurately reflect it's actual effect.
    • The effect description was edited to reflect the passive adding another Physical DMG hit to Normal and Charged ATKs.
    • Old Description: "Crit Rate increased by 4%. Gains Skypiercing Might upon using Elemental Burst: Increases Movement SPD by 10%, increases ATK SPD by 10%, and increases the DMG of Normal and Charged Attack hits by 20% for 12s."
    • New Description: "Crit Rate increased by 4%. Gains Skypiercing Might upon using Elemental Burst: Increases Movement SPD by 10%, increases ATK SPD by 10%, and Normal and Charged hits deal additional DMG equal to 20% of ATK. Skypiercing Might lasts for 12s."

Version 1.0

  • Skyward Blade was available upon the game's initial release.

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