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Frantic Sword

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Frantic Sword

Frantic Sword Icon.png

Inflicts a critical hit when you have less than 50% health or more than 50% Malaise.

The weapon of choice of fighters who like to live dangerously.

Internal name LowHealth
Type Melee Weapon
Scaling Str Skill.png
Combo Rate 1 five-hit combo per 1.71 seconds
Base Price 1500
Base DPS 137 (285)
Base Combo Damage 235 (488)
First Hit 40 (64)
Second Hit 40 (72)
Third Hit 50 (100)
Fourth Hit 35 (70)
Fifth Hit 70 (182)
Location Drops from Kamikazes
Drop Chance 0.4%
Unlock Cost 25 Cell Currency.png

Frantic Sword is a sword-type weapon which deals more damage while the player is below half HP or has more than over half malaise.

Details[edit | edit source]

  • Special Effects:
    • Deals ~2.08x damage (285 base critical DPS) while the player's health is below 50% of maximum or player's Malaise counter is higher than 50% of maximum.
      • Malaise counter, if increased to 16 by Dead Inside, will cause the weapon to deal critical hits at over 8 malaise instead of 5.
  • Breach Bonus: 0.4/0.4/0.4/0.5/1
    • Base Breach Damage: 56/56/70/52.5/140 (89.6/100.8/140/105/364)
    • Base Breach DPS: 219 (467)
  • Combo Duration: 1.71 seconds
    • First Hit: 0.3 (0.2 + 0.1)
    • Second Hit: 0.13
    • Third Hit: 0.33
    • Fourth Hit: 0.45 (0.25 + 0.2)
    • Fifth Hit: 0.5 (0.2 + 0.3)
  • Tags: [no tags]
  • Legendary Version: Tactician
    • Forced Affix: Heal Mid Life
      • "1% HP recovered per melee attack, up to 50%"

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • In earlier stages of the development of The Baguette Update, this weapon was named "Scavenger", which was a direct translation of the original French name for this weapon ("Charognarde").
    • The mistranslation is still present on the steam trade card.
  • In the front cover image of physical copies of the game, a Frantic Sword can be seen in the hand of the Beheaded.
  • It is one of the few melee weapons that can scale with Tactics.