Sword Beam

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    A beam of light or energy emanating from a swung sword

    Short summary describing this concept.

    Sword Beam last edited by LaPetiteJort on 07/06/20 06:35PM View full history

    When a character swings a sword and some sort of light, wind, or some other form of energy is flung forward. The attack can act as a useful ranged attack in melee-focused games.


    The Legend of Zelda

    The Legend of Zelda has used this concept from the very first game. Link must often be a full health.

    In The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, the player must hold the Wii Remote straight up to charge the beam.

    Dark Souls 3

    Yhorm the Giant is weak against the Storm Ruler, which when charged, emits a beam of wind.


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