Sword Wave

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Sword Wave.png

Sword Wave

0.5½ Activation time  
Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian (skill list)
Main hand sword
Weapon slot 1
Activ. type
Sword of Wrath.png → Sword Arc.png → Sword Wave.png
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Send out waves of attacks that strike multiple targets.

 Damage.png Damage (3x): 549 (1.5)?
 Damage.png Damage (3x): 366 (1.0)?
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Impacts: 3
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Range.png Range: 300

— In-game description [?]


  • The wave strikes are considered melee attacks, not projectiles.
  • Enemies caught in the center of the attack suffer all three strikes.
  • Each and every hit counts towards the Virtue of Justice passive effect.
    • For example, if this skill strikes two enemies in the center and one on the side creating seven hits, the Virtue of Justice count will advance by seven.
If used instantly when available, can be used twice.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Autoattack Chain: Reduced power coefficients from 0.666/0.725/1.5 to 0.444/0.483/1.0.
October 02, 2018
  • The aftercast of this skill has been reduced by about 0.25 seconds. Its attack point has been slightly increased.
July 26, 2016
  • This skill no longer fires missiles but instead delivers three melee attacks at different angles, with all three attacks hitting enemies directly in front of the guardian.
  • The number of targets this skill can strike has been reduced from 5 to 3 per attack.
January 28, 2013
  • This skill is now able to strike gadgets that are low to the ground.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Sword Wave has been added to the game.