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The Superior Edge (Sword Slayer Sword in the Japanese version) is a sword introduced in Fire Emblem Awakening. It grants the Swordbreaker skill.

It reappears in Fire Emblem Warriors under the name Swordbane Sword, available exclusively via downloadable content, where it comes with the Swordbreaker attribute built-in, allowing it to deal additional damage against other sword wielders.

Weapon Stats[]


Name Type

Superior Edge FE13.png Superior Edge

SwordIconFE13.png Sword

Rank Uses Mt Hit Crt Rng WEx Worth
B 10 11 80% 0% 1 ? 1,950*

Temporarily grants the wielder the Swordbreaker skill when equipped.

* - Sells for 1/4 of its value instead of 1/2.


Rank Weapon Power Value Reforgable Slots Seventh Slot
D 26 4600 0 Blank Slots Swordbreaker

*To be replaced by an actual stat sheet as soon as possible.

Item Locations[]


Method Location
Event Tiles --
Barracks Lost item.


Method Location
History Mode Grief: Clear Lv. 26 Ally Rescue map


The Superior Edge's design takes inspiration from an Italian Swordbreaker dagger. A Swordbreaker was a special parrying dagger used during the Renaissance when duelling if one chooses to dual-wield a rapier and a dagger. The jagged edge and teeth are used to catch a sword and possible snap the blade in half. The sword that appears in Awakening looks very similar to its real-life incarnation, with the difference being the grip, as the real one has a special design but the Awakening version is much more basic, and the blade is longer than the traditional dagger.