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Sword Attack

Attack animation with Sword.

The Sword IconSword is a type of Weapon in the Disgaea series. A straightforward weapon that simply increases ATK by a good amount but lacks other notable characteristics, making it the easiest to use. Its skills don't have secondary effects, consisting mostly of various single-target or area attacks.

Disgaea: Hour of Darkness[]

"A sword is a typical weapon for battle. Normal attacks with a sword do not have any distinctive characteristics. However, the Special Techniques learned with a sword vary greatly, so they will be useful in many situations. In general, they are easy to use, but not very powerful and require a lot of SP."
   —Longinus


The Sword is presented as Laharl's main weapon, though he's equally proficient at many others. The Male Warrior, Female Warrior, Knight, and Samurai classes are also notably proficient or specialized in Swords.

To see the charts of weapon skills and weapon stats for Swords, please see List of Disgaea 1 Weapons#Sword.

Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories[]

"The sword weapon is the most generic weapon. I suggest it for beginners. There are a variety of skills that you can learn with sword weapon mastery, so they should be useful for many situations. If you're a character good with swords, equip a sword and train well."
   —Adell's Father


Yukimaru and Main Hero B specialize in Swords, as well as the Magic Knight, Warrior, Valkyrie, Male Samurai, Ninja, Kunoichi, and Lady Samurai classes.

To see the charts of weapon skills and weapon stats for Swords, please see List of Disgaea 2 Weapons#Sword.

Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice[]

"The Sword is said to be the most common weapon. Especially for beginners, if the character's choice of weapon includes Swords, I highly suggest you equip it. A Sword's weapon skills come in handy. There's a variety of distance and range, so it's useful in many situations. If you're a character who's good with swords, don't hesitate to equip one."
   —Zommie V


Almaz specializes in Swords, as well as Mao, Master Big Star, the Magic Knight, Male Samurai, and Lady Samurai classes.

To see the charts of weapon skills and weapon stats for Swords, please see List of Disgaea 3 Weapons#Sword.

Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten[]

"The Sword is said to be the most common weapon. Especially for beginners, if the character's choice of weapon includes Swords, I highly suggest you equip it. A Sword's weapon skills come in handy. They vary in distance and range, so they're useful in many situations. If you're a character who's good with swords, don't hesitate to equip one."
   —Zommie, Jr.


Valvatorez specializes in Swords, as well as the Magic Knight and Lady Samurai classes.

To see the charts of weapon skills and weapon stats for Swords, please see List of Disgaea 4 Weapons#Sword.

Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness[]

Swords are presented as Laharl's main weapon, but he's equally proficient with others. The Lady Samurai and Magic Knight also specialize in Swords

To see the charts of weapon skills and weapon stats for Swords, please see List of Disgaea D2 Weapons#Sword.

Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance[]

"Swords are probably the most basic weapon in the Netherworlds. Sword Weapon Skills are very easy to use and their areas and ranges are very versatile. Also, units that are equipped with a Sword will sometimes parry attacks, so they're great for defense. Beginners should be able to equip a Sword without much trouble."
   —Gen, the Know-It-All Guy


This game adds some defensive utility to the Sword through its new Parry mechanic, giving the wielder a 10% chance to decrease damage taken by 50%.

While Fists are presented as Killia's main weapon, he's equally good with Swords. The Lady Samurai and Magic Knight classes also specialize in them.

To see the charts of weapon skills and weapon stats for Swords, please see List of Disgaea 5 Weapons#Sword.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny[]

Piyori specializes in Swords, as well as the Samurai, Magic Knight and Dragon classes.

To see the charts of weapon stats for Swords, please see List of Disgaea 6 Weapons#Sword.

Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless[]

Most Swords have the "Parry" property, granting a 10% chance to decrease damage taken by 50%. Fuji specializes in Swords, as well as the Male Samurai, Lady Samurai and Magic Knight classes.

To see the charts of weapon skills and weapon stats for Swords, please see List of Disgaea 7 Weapons#Sword.

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