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-IconFragmentation (A)
Level 3 Skillchains
Light-squareFire-square Fusion Lightning-squareWind-square Fragmentation = Light-squareFire-squareLightning-squareWind-square Light
Lightning-squareWind-square Fragmentation Light-squareFire-square Fusion = Light-squareFire-squareLightning-squareWind-square Light
Level 2 Skillchains
Dark-squareEarth-square Gravitation Lightning-squareWind-square Fragmentation = Lightning-squareWind-square Fragmentation
Lightning-squareWind-square Fragmentation Water-squareIce-square Distortion = Water-squareIce-square Distortion
Level 1 Skillchains
Scission-IconScission (B)
Level 3 Skillchains
Level 2 Skillchains
Invisible-squareLight-square Transfixion Invisible-squareEarth-square Scission = Water-squareIce-square Distortion
Level 1 Skillchains
Earth-square Scission Fire-square Liquefaction = Fire-square Liquefaction
Earth-square Scission Wind-square Detonation = Wind-square Detonation
Fire-square Liquefaction Earth-square Scission = Earth-square Scission
Wind-square Detonation Earth-square Scission = Earth-square Scission
Earth-square Scission Water-square Reverberation = Water-square 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


FFXI Savage Blade

FFXI Savage Blade

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