The Bolt Naginata (神雷の薙刀 Jinrai no Naginata, lit. Divine Thunder Naginata) is a Naginata that is introduced in Fire Emblem Fates. A ranged magical Naginata that, like its name suggests, is imbued with lightning that can be directed to strike foes, the Bolt Naginata can be seen as the Hoshidan successor to the Shockstick appearing in Awakening.
Weapon Stats[edit | edit source]
Magical weapon; cannot inflict critical hits or trigger offensive skills.
Etymology[edit | edit source]
The naginata (薙刀), was a polearm used by samurai. It was essentially a spear with a curved blade. The naginata is one class of the Nihontō (日本刀), Japanese bladed weapons.
Raijin (雷神) is the Japanese God of Thunder, which is referenced in the naginata's lightning powers.