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Killing Edge

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Killing Edge

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FE776 Killing Edge.png
Artwork of a Killing Edge from the Fire Emblem Trading Card Game.
Type

Sword

First game

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light

The Killing Edge (Japanese: キルソード Kill Sword) is a sword-type weapon whose main feature is an enhanced critical rate. Its power and durability may be regular; however, when in the hands of nimble and skilled units, such as myrmidons or swordmasters, it becomes a lethal weapon.

The killing edge made its first appearance in Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light, and it has been in all subsequent games but Gaiden and its remake, Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, as well as Genealogy of the Holy War.

Stats

In the main Fire Emblem series

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light -- Sword: 7 8 2 100 20 1 22 1,250 -- --
Mystery of the Emblem Is snes01 killing edge.png Sword: 7 8 2 100 20 1 22 1,100 -- --
Thracia 776 Is snes03 killing edge.png SNESRankSword.png C 9 7 80 30 1 30 3,800 1 --
The Binding Blade Is gba killing edge.png GBARankSword.gif C 9 7 80 30 1 20 1,300 1 --
The Blazing Blade Is gba killing edge.png GBARankSword.gif C 9 7 75 30 1 20 1,300 1 --
The Sacred Stones Is gba killing edge.png GBARankSword.gif C 9 7 75 30 1 20 1,300 1 --
Path of Radiance Is gcn killing edge.png GCNRankSword.gif C 9 9 75 30 1 20 1,300 2 --
Radiant Dawn Is wii killing edge.png WiiRankSword.png B 8 8 85 30 1 30 3,600 2 --
Shadow Dragon Is ds killing edge.png DSRankSword.png C 8 6 90 20 1 20 1,500 2 --
New Mystery of the Emblem Is ds killing edge.png FE12RankSword.png C 8 -- 90 20 1 20 1,500 2 --
Awakening Is 3ds01 killing edge.png Swords C 9 -- 90 30 1 30 1,470 ? --
Fates Is 3ds02 sword.png FE14RankSword.png C 6 -- 85 25 1 -- 3,000 ? Avoid -10
Critical hits deal ×4 damage
Sells for 1,000 gold

In other Fire Emblem series titles

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Heroes Is feh skill offense.png Is feh sword.png 3★ 7 -- -- -- 1 Infinite 200 SP -- -1 maximum special skill cooldown count when equipped.
Heroes
(Killing Edge+)
Is feh skill offense.png Is feh sword.png 5★ 11 -- -- -- 1 Infinite 300 SP -- -1 maximum special skill cooldown count when equipped.
Heroes
(Slaying Edge)
Is feh skill offense.png Is feh sword.png 3★ 10 -- -- -- 1 Infinite 200 SP -- -1 maximum special skill cooldown count when equipped.
Heroes
(Slaying Edge+, unrefined)
Is feh skill offense.png Is feh sword.png 5★ 14 -- -- -- 1 Infinite 300 SP -- -1 maximum special skill cooldown count when equipped.
Heroes
(Slaying Edge+, refined: +Atk)
Is feh wpn atk refined.png Is feh sword.png 5★ 16 -- -- -- 1 Infinite 350 SP
500 Arena Medals
50 refining Stones
-- -1 maximum special skill cooldown count when equipped.
Grants +5 HP.
Heroes
(Slaying Edge+, refined: +Spd)
Is feh wpn spd refined.png Is feh sword.png 5★ 14 -- -- -- 1 Infinite 350 SP
500 Arena Medals
50 refining Stones
-- -1 maximum special skill cooldown count when equipped.
Grants +5 HP and +3 Speed.
Heroes
(Slaying Edge+, refined: +Def)
Is feh wpn def refined.png Is feh sword.png 5★ 14 -- -- -- 1 Infinite 350 SP
500 Arena Medals
50 refining Stones
-- -1 maximum special skill cooldown count when equipped.
Grants +5 HP and +4 Defense.
Heroes
(Slaying Edge+, refined: +Res)
Is feh wpn res refined.png Is feh sword.png 5★ 14 -- -- -- 1 Infinite 350 SP
500 Arena Medals
50 refining Stones
-- -1 maximum special skill cooldown count when equipped.
Grants +5 HP and +4 Resistance.

Locations

Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light

Inventory NavarreCatria
Treasure Chapter 6, chest
Armory Chapter 12Chapter 14Chapter 15Chapter 16Chapter 18Chapter 20Chapter 21Chapter 22Chapter 24

Mystery of the Emblem

Inventory Book 1: NavarreCatria
Book 2: SamtoNavarre
Dropped by Book 2: Chapter 10, enemy Mercenary
Treasure Chapter 5, chest
Armory Book 1: Chapter 7Chapter 13Chapter 16Chapter 19
Book 2: Chapter 9Chapter 15Chapter 21

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Inventory ShivaConomool
Armory Chapter 22

The Binding Blade

Inventory Rutger
Treasure Chapter 7, village
Armory Chapter 13Chapter 17AChapter 18BChapter 23

The Blazing Blade

Inventory Eliwood's tale: GuyJaffar
Hector's tale: GuyJaffar
Armory Eliwood's tale: Chapter 24Chapter 29x
Hector's tale: Chapter 26Chapter 31x
Secret Shop Eliwood's tale: Chapter 19
Hector's tale: Chapter 20

The Sacred Stones

Inventory Joshua
Dropped by Chapter 10B, enemy CavalierChapter 20, enemy Wight
Dropped by (Skirmish)* Bonewalker*Wight*
Treasure Tower of Valni Floor 5, northwest chest*Lagdou Ruins Floor 4, northeast chest*
Armory Chapter 17Narube RiverRausten Court
Secret Shop Chapter 14 (Eirika's route)Chapter 14 (Ephraim's route)

Path of Radiance

Inventory Zihark
Dropped by Chapter 21, enemy Swordmaster

Radiant Dawn

Inventory Zihark
Shop Part 3: Part 3: Chapter 12Chapter 13Endgame
Part 4: PrologueChapter 1Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 5Endgame-1
Bargains Part 2: Chapter 3Endgame

Shadow Dragon

Inventory Navarre
Treasure Chapter 6, chest
Armory Chapter 12Chapter 15Chapter 20Chapter 24Online Shop*
Secret Shop Chapter 17 (×3)

New Mystery of the Emblem

Inventory SamtoNavarre
Dropped by Chapter 10, enemy Mercenary (Normal/Hard/Maniac)/Sniper (Lunatic)
Armory Chapter 21Online Shop*
Secret Shop Chapter 13 (×3)

Awakening

Inventory Lon'quInigoYen'fay
Dropped by Chapter 8, enemy Myrmidon
Treasure Paralogue 4, chest
Event Paralogue 6, Inigo kills at least 2 enemies
Armory Valm Castle ApproachSage's Hamlet
Merchant (Anna) Port FeroxThe SearoadValm HarborThe Mila TreeFort SteigerTable ApproachGreat GateMila Shrine RuinsDueling GroundsMercenary FortressThe Ruins of TimeLaw's EndDesert OasisManor of Lost Souls
Merchant (SpotPass) BoeyEliwoodIkeJaffarKatarinaRaighLloydMareetaMaliceMarisaNavarreNinoNorneOgmaSalemTikiJuliaZihark

Fates

Dropped by Revelation: Chapter 19, enemy Great Knight
Treasure Revelation: Chapter 7, chest
Armory Dusk Armory: Level 2 (limit 1) • Level 3 (limit 2)
Rank rewards Battle Rank: 120 (limit 1)

Heroes

Killing Edge

Units Eldigan: LionheartFir: Sword StudentLon'qu: Solitary BladeNavarre: Scarlet Sword

Killing Edge+

Units Fir: Sword StudentLon'qu: Solitary BladeNavarre: Scarlet Sword

Slaying Edge

Units Ares: Black KnightJoshua: Tempest KingRutger: Lone SwordsmanSaber: Driven Mercenary

Slaying Edge+

Units Rutger: Lone SwordsmanSaber: Driven Mercenary
Weapon Refinery Killing Edge+

Other appearances

SSBU Killing Edge.png

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

The Killing Edge appears as an item in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. If the holder attacks while the sword is glowing their damage and launch power will increase twofold,[1] emulating the concept of a critical hit, which the Killing Edge is famous for. It is unclear which exact Killing Edge incarnation this appearance is based on, though it is most similar to its Awakening appearance. If the player successfully scores a hit while the sword is glowing the landing a critical hit sound effect from the Game Boy Advance titles can be heard.

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Killing Edge --
Japanese キルソード Kill sword. In dialogue it is called 必殺の剣 deadly sword.
Spanish Espada asesina Murderous sword
French Fer létal Deadly iron
German Schnitter Reaper
Italian Lama letale Lethal blade
Dutch Dodelijke degen Deadly sword; used in the Super Smash Bros. series
Korean 킬 소드 Kill Sword; used in the Super Smash Bros. series
Simplified Chinese 必杀剑 used in the Super Smash Bros. series
Traditional Chinese 必殺劍 used in the Super Smash Bros. series

Slaying Edge

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Slaying Edge --
Japanese キルソード鍛 Forged kill sword

Gallery

References

  1. "If you attack when the sword glows, the damage and launch power will be doubled." — Nintendo, Items | Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch system, www.smashbros.com, Published: August 8 2018, Retrieved: August 8 2018

See also

Swords
Basic swords Al's SwordAlm's BladeBamboo SwordBlunt SwordBottleBroken SwordBronze SwordCecil's SwordEliwood's BladeEmblem BladeGlass SwordGreat SwordIke's BackupIron BladeIron SwordKilling EdgeLaslow's BladeLong SwordLucina's EstocLuke's SwordMarth's SpathaMeisterschwertNohrian BladeOgma's BladeRoy's BladeRusted SwordSelena's BladeSeliph's BladeShamshirShort SwordSilver BladeSilver SwordSlim SwordSteel BladeSteel SwordSwordTrainerTree BranchWo Dao
Swords with secondary effects AstraArmorslayerBarrier BladeBerserk SwordBlessed SwordBrave SwordDevil SwordEirika's BladeGolden DaggerIlwoonKing SwordLadybladeLaguzslayerLancereaverLeif's BladeLopt SwordMeisterschwertMiracle SwordParagon SwordPure SwordQuick SwordRapierSafeguardSeven SwordShadow SwordShadowkillerSilence SwordSleep SwordSoothing SwordSuperior EdgeSwordslayerThief's SwordVenin SwordWarrior's SwordWing ClipperWyrmslayerZanbatoZweihänder
Magic-based swords Flame SwordLeo's IcebladeLight BrandLightning SwordRuneswordSonic SwordWind Sword
Ranged swords Iron KukriSilver KukriSteel KukriStorm SwordTempest BladeUmbrellaWind Edge
Regalia and personal swords AlonditeAmatsuAmitiAudhulmaBalmungBeloved ZofiaBeo SwordBinding BladeBragi SwordBlessed SwordCaladbolgDurandalEarth SwordEckesachsEttard • Falchion (ArchaneanValentianParallel Falchion) • FloreteGanglariGurgurantLight BrandMani KattiMareeta's SwordMercuriusMissiletainnMystletainnNoble RapierRagnellRapierRegal BladeRegal SwordRoyal SwordShadow SwordSiegfriedSieglindeSolSol KattiTyrfingVague KattiYato
Sword skills in Heroes
Basic sword skills Iron SwordKilling Edge / Slaying EdgeSilver SwordSteel Sword
Sword skills with secondary effects Armorslayer / ArmorsmasherBarrier BladeBrave SwordCake CutterFiresweep SwordGeishunHeart's BladeKadomatsuRuby SwordSafeguardWo DaoZanbato
Regalia and personal sword skills AlonditeAmitiAudhulmaAyra's BladeBeloved ZofiaBinding BladeBull BladeDark GreatswordDragonbindDurandalEckesachsFalchion (AlmLucina) • FólkvangrGjöllGladiator's BladeGolden DaggerHana's KatanaHikamiHinata's KatanaLaevateinLight BrandMeisterschwertMissiletainnMystletainnNameless BladeNíuPanther SwordRagnellRaijintoRegal BladeResolute BladeRoyal SwordScarlet SwordShadow SwordSiegfriedSieglindeSilverbrandSkuldSökkvabekkrSol KattiSolitary BladeTyrfingVassal's BladeWhitewing BladeWing SwordYato
Other sword skills Umbra Burst