22 Jun 2024 (Episode: Echoes - S24)

The Swords Master

Strand Titan
PvE
Solo

22 Jun 2024 (Episode: Echoes - S24)

Build Information

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Exotic
Weapons
Abilities
Aspects
Fragments

Armor mods

Helmets
Arms
Chests
Legs
Class items
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Keywords
Woven mail
Tangle
Unravel
Sever
Suspend
Exotic
  • Stronghold
    Gauntlets
    Clenched Fist – Maximizes guard stats on equipped Swords. You take reduced damage while blocking with a Sword. Rapidly damaging targets after blocking shots with a Sword grants restoration for a duration determined by the number of shots blocked.
Weapons
  • Ergo Sum
    Sword
    Wave Sword Frame – Heavy attack deploys a shockwave uppercut and launches the user into the air. An immediate follow up swing after the uppercut deploys a homing strike that aggressively seeks a target.
  • Breachlight
    Sidearm
    Heavy Burst – Fires a hard-hitting, two-round burst. Slightly reduces flinching from incoming fire while aiming.
  • Pro Memoria
    Machine Gun
    Aggressive Frame – High damage, high recoil.
Abilities
  • Bladefury
    Super Ability
    Suspend
    Sever
    [Super] : Create two woven blades and roam the battlefield. While active: [Light Attack] : Perform a leaping slash towards nearby targets, severing them on hit and dealing bonus damage to suspended targets. Each successful hit briefly increases your attack speed and grants energy for your heavy attack. [Heavy Attack] : Unleash a heavy upward slash, creating two suspending projectiles that seek out targets.
  • Shackle Grenade
    Strand Grenade
    Suspend
    A thrown weapon of weighted Strand matter that detonates on impact, suspending targets and creating additional suspending subprojectiles.
  • Frenzied Blade
    Strand Melee
    Sever
    Activate your charged melee ability to dash forward, slashing at targets in front of you and severing them.
  • Rally Barricade
    Class Ability
    Create a small barrier that you can peek over while aiming down sights and that increases weapon reload speed, stability, and range when you stand behind it.
  • Strafe Lift
    Movement Ability
    Jump while airborne to activate Lift and launch into the air with strong directional control.
Aspects
  • Into the Fray
    Woven Mail
    Tangle
    Destroying a Tangle or casting your Super grants Woven Mail for nearby allies. While you have Woven Mail, your melee regeneration rate is increased.
  • Banner of War
    Defeat a target with a melee attack, finisher, or Sword to raise a Banner of War that pulses with energy, periodically healing nearby allies and increasing melee and Sword damage. Targets defeated by you and nearby allies charge the banner, increasing the speed of its pulses.
Fragments
  • Thread of Generation
    -10 Discipline ▼ Dealing damage generates grenade energy.
  • Thread of Propagation
    Unravel
    +10 Strength ▲ Powered melee final blows grant your Strand weapons Unraveling Rounds.
  • Thread of Fury
    Tangle
    Damaging targets with a Tangle grants melee energy. -10 Strength ▼
  • Thread of Warding
    Woven Mail
    -10 Resilience ▼ Picking up an Orb of Power grants Woven Mail.
Armor mods

Helmet armor mods

  • Special Ammo Finder
    Increases the drop chance of Special ammo upon defeat of an opponent.
  • Harmonic Siphon
    Rapid Strand weapon final blows create Orbs of Power
  • Heavy Ammo Finder
    Increases the drop chance of Heavy ammo upon defeat of an opponent.

Arms armor mods

  • Heavy Handed
    Your powered melee final blows create Orbs of Power.
  • Momentum Transfer
    Causing damage with a grenade reduces your melee cooldown.
  • Impact Induction
    Causing damage with a powered melee attack reduces your grenade cooldown.

Chest armor mods

  • Melee Damage Resistance (x2)
    Reduces incoming damage from combatants that are at point-blank range.
  • Sniper Damage Resistance
    Reduces incoming damage from combatants that are at long range.

Leg armor mods

  • Orbs of Restoration
    Picking up an Orb of Power grants a small amount of energy to your ability with the least energy.
  • Strand Weapon Surge
    Collecting an Orb of Power causes you to gain 1 temporary Armor Charge. Your Strand weapons gain a small bonus to damage while you have any Armor Charge. Your Armor Charge now decays over time.
  • Recuperation
    Replenishes health each time you pick up an Orb of Power.

Class item armor mods

  • Powerful Attraction
    Automatically collects nearby Orbs of Power when you activate your class ability.
  • Reaper
    Shortly after using your class ability, your next weapon final blow spawns an Orb of Power.
  • Outreach
    Reduces melee cooldown when using your class ability.

Breakdown

Orb generation

Heavy Handed
Your powered melee final blows create Orbs of Power.

Harmonic Siphon
Rapid Strand weapon final blows create Orbs of Power

Reaper
Shortly after using your class ability, your next weapon final blow spawns an Orb of Power.
Orb pickup

Orbs of Restoration
Picking up an Orb of Power grants a small amount of energy to your ability with the least energy.

Strand Weapon Surge
Collecting an Orb of Power causes you to gain 1 temporary Armor Charge. ...

Recuperation
Replenishes health each time you pick up an Orb of Power.

Thread of Warding
... Picking up an Orb of Power grants Woven Mail.
Armor Charge create

Strand Weapon Surge
Collecting an Orb of Power causes you to gain 1 temporary Armor Charge. ...
Armor Charge effect

Strand Weapon Surge
... Your Strand weapons gain a small bonus to damage while you have any Armor Charge. ...
Grenade cooldown

Thread of Generation
... Dealing damage generates grenade energy.

Impact Induction
Causing damage with a powered melee attack reduces your grenade cooldown.
Melee cooldown

Momentum Transfer
Causing damage with a grenade reduces your melee cooldown.

Outreach
Reduces melee cooldown when using your class ability.

Thread of Fury
Damaging targets with a Tangle grants melee energy. ...
Final blows

Heavy Handed
Your powered melee final blows create Orbs of Power.

Harmonic Siphon
Rapid Strand weapon final blows create Orbs of Power

Reaper
Shortly after using your class ability, your next weapon final blow spawns an Orb of Power.

Thread of Propagation
... Powered melee final blows grant your Strand weapons Unraveling Rounds.
Defeating an enemy

Special Ammo Finder
Increases the drop chance of Special ammo upon defeat of an opponent.

Heavy Ammo Finder
Increases the drop chance of Heavy ammo upon defeat of an opponent.

Banner of War
Defeat a target with a melee attack, finisher, or Sword to raise a Banner of War that pulses with energy, periodically healing nearby allies and increasing melee and Sword damag... Targets defeated by you and nearby allies charge the banner, increasing the speed of its pulses.

Sever
... Severed targets unwind into a Tangle when defeated.

Tangle
... Defeating targets afflicted by any Strand debuff will unwind them and create a Tangle.

Unravel
... Unraveled targets unwind into a Tangle when defeated.

Suspend
... Suspended targets unwind into a Tangle when defeated.
Finishers

Banner of War
Defeat a target with a melee attack, finisher, or Sword to raise a Banner of War that pulses with energy, periodically healing nearby allies and increasing melee and Sword damage. ...

Keywords

Woven mail

Your body is encased in a protective mesh of tightly woven Strand matter, greatly reducing any incoming non-precision damage.

Thread of Warding
... Picking up an Orb of Power grants Woven Mail.

Into the Fray
Destroying a Tangle or casting your Super grants Woven Mail for nearby allie... While you have Woven Mail, your melee regeneration rate is increased.
Sever

The target's connections to the world around them are cut, and their outgoing damage is significantly reduced. Severed targets unwind into a Tangle when defeated.

Bladefury
... While acti... [Light Attack] : Perform a leaping slash towards nearby targets, severing them on hit and dealing bonus damage to suspended targets. ...

Frenzied Blade
Activate your charged melee ability to dash forward, slashing at targets in front of you and severing them.
Tangle

A knot of Strand matter, swirling with potential. Tangles can be shot and destroyed, or picked up and thrown, dealing damage. Defeating targets afflicted by any Strand debuff will unwind them and create a Tangle.

Thread of Fury
Damaging targets with a Tangle grants melee energy. ...

Into the Fray
Destroying a Tangle or casting your Super grants Woven Mail for nearby allies. ...
Unravel

The target is permeated with destructive Strand matter. As they take additional damage, they create unraveled projectiles that seek out nearby targets. Unraveling Rounds from your Strand weapons pierce the shields of Barrier Champions and stun them. Unraveled targets unwind into a Tangle when defeated.

Thread of Propagation
... Powered melee final blows grant your Strand weapons Unraveling Rounds.
Suspend

The target is immobilized by a web of Strand matter, lifting them into the air. While suspended, Guardians are unable to move freely, combatants are unable to move or fire their weapon, and Unstoppable Champions are stunned. Suspended targets unwind into a Tangle when defeated.

Shackle Grenade
A thrown weapon of weighted Strand matter that detonates on impact, suspending targets and creating additional suspending subprojectiles.

Bladefury
... While acti... [Light Attack] : Perform a leaping slash towards nearby targets, severing them on hit and dealing bonus damage to suspended targets. ... [Heavy Attack] : Unleash a heavy upward slash, creating two suspending projectiles that seek out targets.
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