Sword weapon skill
Skill Level: 240 (Paladins, Blue Mages, Warriors, Red Mages, Dark Knights, Corsairs, and Rune Fencers only)
Quest: Old Wounds
Description: Delivers a twofold attack. Damage varies with TP.
Sneak Attack: Will stack with Sneak Attack.
Equipment: Aligned with breeze equipment (Breeze Gorget & Breeze Belt).
Aligned with thunder equipment (Thunder Gorget & Thunder Belt).
Aligned with soil equipment (Soil Gorget & Soil Belt).


Element: None
Modifiers: STR:50% ; MND:50%
Damage Multipliers by TP:
1000 TP 2000 TP 3000 TP
1.00 1.75 3.50

Skillchain Properties

Fragmentation-Icon.gifFragmentation (A)
Level 3 Skillchains
Light-square.gifFire-square.gif Fusion Lightning-square.gifWind-square.gif Fragmentation = Light-square.gifFire-square.gifLightning-square.gifWind-square.gif Light
Lightning-square.gifWind-square.gif Fragmentation Light-square.gifFire-square.gif Fusion = Light-square.gifFire-square.gifLightning-square.gifWind-square.gif Light
Level 2 Skillchains
Dark-square.gifEarth-square.gif Gravitation Lightning-square.gifWind-square.gif Fragmentation = Lightning-square.gifWind-square.gif Fragmentation
Lightning-square.gifWind-square.gif Fragmentation Water-square.gifIce-square.gif Distortion = Water-square.gifIce-square.gif Distortion
Level 1 Skillchains
Scission-Icon.gifScission (B)
Level 3 Skillchains
Level 2 Skillchains
Invisible-square.gifLight-square.gif Transfixion Invisible-square.gifEarth-square.gif Scission = Water-square.gifIce-square.gif Distortion
Level 1 Skillchains
Earth-square.gif Scission Fire-square.gif Liquefaction = Fire-square.gif Liquefaction
Earth-square.gif Scission Wind-square.gif Detonation = Wind-square.gif Detonation
Fire-square.gif Liquefaction Earth-square.gif Scission = Earth-square.gif Scission
Wind-square.gif Detonation Earth-square.gif Scission = Earth-square.gif Scission
Earth-square.gif Scission Water-square.gif Reverberation = Water-square.gif Reverberation


  • Savage Blade is only available to Paladins, Blue Mages, Warriors, Red Mages, Dark Knights, Corsairs, and Rune Fencers. While other jobs can obtain the required 240 Sword skill through the use of merits and special equipment, they will be unable to use Savage Blade.
  • While Paladins, Blue Mages and Rune Fencers may obtain skill level 240 earlier than level 71, Savage Blade must be quested once base skill level 240 (without merits) and job level 71 is reached (requires the ability to wield Sapara of Trials).
  • Sword skill level 240 is obtainable by the following jobs at these corresponding levels:
Job Rating Level
Paladin A+ 68
Blue Mage A+ 68
Rune Fencer A- 70
Warrior B 73
Red Mage B 73
Dark Knight B- 75
Corsair B- 75
Samurai C+ 77
Ninja C 78
Bard C- 79
Dragoon C- 79
Thief D 82
Ranger D 82
Dancer D 82
Beastmaster E 87