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Chain Blades

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Chain Blades Gear Render 001.png

The Chain Blades are a slashing weapon type in Dauntless.

Summary

Fast hitting dual blades with S+ mobility. Swing the blades from their chains to slash from a distance, or pull yourself in for an up-close assault.

Weapons

Name Power Elemental Power Perks Cell Slots Unique Effects
Recruit's Chain Blades Icon 001.png Recruit's Chain Blades 80 80 None None None None
Gnashblades Icon 001.png Raging Teeth 100 550 None +1~3 Ragehunter Technique Cell Technique Cell
Utility Cell Utility Cell
None
Shrikeblades Icon 001.png Flight of the Shrike 100 550 None +1~3 Conditioning Technique Cell Technique Cell
Mobility Cell Mobility Cell
+100 part damage on next hit after a dodge.
Quillblades Icon 001.png Quillshot's Bonehooks 100 550 None +1~3 Acidic Technique Cell Technique Cell
Defence Cell Defense Cell
None
Skarnblades Icon 001.png Skarn's Malice 100 550 +80 Terra Icon.png Terra +1~3 Weighted Strikes Technique Cell Technique Cell
Defence Cell Defence Cell
Dealing damage has a chance (based on damage dealt) to grant a stacking, refreshing 40 health shield that lasts for 12s.
Charrblades Icon 001.png Charred Blades 100 550 +80 Blaze Icon.png Blaze +1~3 Aetherhunter Technique Cell Technique Cell
Defence Cell Defence Cell
None
Skraevblades Icon 001.png Winter Winds 100 550 +80 Frost Icon.png Frost +1~3 Nimble Technique CellTechnique Cell
Mobility Cell Mobility Cell
Evading drops a trio of Ice Mines on a 30 second cooldown.
Emberblades Icon 001.png Ember Blades 100 550 +80 Blaze Icon.png Blaze +1~3 Evasive Fury Technique Cell Technique Cell
Mobility Cell Mobility Cell
The tenth hit in quick succession deals 250 bonus part damage
Draskblades Icon 001.png Thundering Cutters 100 550 +80 Shock Icon.png Shock +1~3 Aetheric Attunement Technique Cell Technique Cell
Power Cell Power Cell
20% damage vs Behemoth Tails
Zagablades Icon 001.png Nayzaga's Reach 100 550 +80 Shock Icon.png Shock +1~3 Barbed Utility Cell Utility Cell
Mobility Cell Mobility Cell
+5% lifesteal vs wounded parts
Pangblades Icon 001.png Pangar's Claws 100 550 +80 Frost Icon.png Frost +1~3 Weighted Strikes Technique Cell Technique Cell
Defence Cell Defence Cell
None
Hellblades Icon 001.png Inferno's Fangs 100 550 +80 Blaze Icon.png Blaze +1~3 Overpower Power Cell Power Cell
Power Cell Power Cell
The tenth hit in quick succession deals 250 bonus damage and major blaze damage.
Stormteeth Icon 001.png Storm Blades 100 550 +80 Shock Icon.png Shock +1~3 Energized Technique Cell Technique Cell
Mobility Cell Mobility Cell
After dodging through an attack, the next weapon attack has 300% meter gain.
Kharablades Icon 001.png Kharabak's Wings 100 550 +80 Terra Icon.png Terra +1~3 Bladestorm Technique Cell Technique Cell
Mobility Cell Mobility Cell
None
Rezakiri's Fangs Icon 001.png Fangs of Dawn 100 550 +80 Radiant Icon.png Radiant +1~3 Cunning Technique Cell Technique Cell
Power Cell Power Cell
10% chance for attacks to hit twice
Shrowd Blades Icon 001.png Eyes of Night 100 550 +80 Umbral Icon.png Umbral +1~3 Cunning Technique Cell Technique Cell
Utility Cell Utility Cell
When under 20% health, deal +50% damage.
Koshai's Lash Icon 001.png Sovereign's Lash 100 550 +80 Terra Icon.png Terra +1~3 Sharpened Power Cell Power Cell
Utility Cell Utility Cell
After not dealing damage for 6 seconds, the next 4 attacks deal 25% increased damage.
Stalker's Trap Icon 001.png Stalker's Trap 100 550 +80 Umbral Icon.png Umbral +1~3 Wild Frenzy Technique Cell Technique Cell
Utility Cell Utility Cell
Dealing damage has a chance (based on damage dealt) to generate a Shadow Orb that increases damage dealt by 2.5% for 5 seconds.
If 5 or more Orbs are present, the bonus doubles.
Valomyr's Revenge Icon 001.png Valomyr's Revenge 100 550 +80 Radiant Icon.png Radiant +1~3 Aetherhunter Power Cell Power Cell
Utility Cell Utility Cell
Once charged, your next attack will deal 550 bonus radiant damage. Charge rate increases with current health.
Destiny of Boreus Icon 001.png Destiny of Boreus 100 550 +80 Frost Icon.png Frost +1~3 Conditioning Power Cell Power Cell
Defence Cell Defence Cell
Using a Special continually generates Frost Sprites that cause your next attack to deal 50 bonus damage and minor frost damage. Max 4 Sprites.

Chain Blades Specials

Name Description Obtained From
Reaper's Dance Icon 001.png Reaper's Dance From afar: Pull to targets and grant a stack of Insatiable Dance. While close: Push off targets, then use primary or secondary attacks to perform a followup. Primary followup grants a stack of Reaper's Dance. Secondary followup expends stacks to deal +40% damage per stack. Available from the start.
Cruel Riftstrike Icon 001.png Cruel Riftstrike Use to teleport forward and strike, dealing 75 damage that always critically strikes. Can teleport through Behemoths. Chain Blades Mastery level 8
Insatible Dance Icon 001.png Insatible Dance From afar: Pull to targets and grant a stack of Insatiable Dance. While close: Push off targets, then use primary or secondary attacks to perform a followup. Primary followup grants a stack of Insatiable Dance. Secondary followup expends stacks and creates a 50 health healing orb per stack. Bought from Lady Luck Store for 500 Steel Marks.

Chain Blades Mods

Name Description Obtained From
Lightweight Chain Icon 001.png Lightweight Chain Dashing towards a Behemoth reduces stamina cost of the dash by 50%. Chain Blades Mastery level 6
Hurricane Blades Icon 001.png Hurricane Blades Using Blade Spin grants stacking on-next hit damage that is consumed when using other attacks. Chain Blades Mastery level 10
Serrated Blades Icon 001.png Serrated Blades Bladed attacks have a chance to cause your next swinging blades to be a critical strike. Chain Blades Mastery level 16
Momentum Blades Icon 001.png Momentum Blades After using a special, your next special use within 4 seconds is free. Bought from Lady Luck Store for 250 Steel Marks.
Demolition Blades Icon 001.png Demolition Blades After using a special, deal +100% damage to objects created by Behemoths for 6 seconds. Bought from Lady Luck Store for 250 Steel Marks

Chain Blades Mastery Card

Objective Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6 Level 7 Level 8
Break [x] parts with any Chain Blades 5 10 25 50 250 500 1,000 2,500
Deal [x] damage to Behemoths with any Chain Blades 50,000 100,000 250,000 500,000 2,500,000 5,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000
Deal [x] damage to Behemoths with any neutral Chain Blades 50,000 100,000 250,000 500,000 2,500,000 5,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000
Deal [x] damage to Behemoths with any blaze Chain Blades 50,000 100,000 250,000 500,000 2,500,000 5,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000
Deal [x] damage to Behemoths with any frost Chain Blades 50,000 100,000 250,000 500,000 2,500,000 5,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000
Deal [x] damage to Behemoths with any shock Chain Blades 50,000 100,000 250,000 500,000 2,500,000 5,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000
Deal [x] damage to Behemoths with any radiant Chain Blades 50,000 100,000 250,000 500,000 2,500,000 5,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000
Deal [x] damage to Behemoths with any umbral Chain Blades 50,000 100,000 250,000 500,000 2,500,000 5,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000
Hunt [x] Behemoths with any Chain Blades 2 10 20 50 100 200 500 1,000

Controls

Moves

Bladed Attacks
Icon-PC-Left Mouse.png Blindingly fast, close-range bladed attacks

Chain Throws
Icon-PC-Right Mouse.png Hurl your blades from a safe distance (consumes stamina)

Chain Swipes
Icon-PC-Right Mouse.png + Icon-PC-W.png Swing your blades horizontally from a safe distance (consumes stamina)

Dodge Throw
Icon-PC-Space.png > Icon-PC-Right Mouse.png Hurl your blades forward at maximum distance

Chain Pull
Icon-PC-Q.png (at range) Rapidly pull yourself towards the foe

Chain Push
Icon-PC-Q.png (close) Push off your foe and escape to safety. Deals damage when meter is full.

Combos

Bladed Edge
Icon-PC-Left Mouse.png > Icon-PC-Left Mouse.png > Icon-PC-Left Mouse.png > Icon-PC-Left Mouse.png > Icon-PC-Left Mouse.png


Chain Fling
Icon-PC-Right Mouse.png > Icon-PC-Right Mouse.png > Icon-PC-Right Mouse.png


Swinging Blades
Icon-PC-Left Mouse.png > Icon-PC-Left Mouse.png > Icon-PC-Right Mouse.png > Icon-PC-Left Mouse.png


Blade Spin

Icon-PC-Left Mouse.png > Icon-PC-Left Mouse.png > Icon-PC-Left Mouse.png > Icon-PC-Right Mouse.png (Hold) > Icon-PC-Left Mouse.png

Moves

Bladed Attacks
Icon-XB1-X.png Blindingly fast, close-range bladed attacks

Chain Throws
Icon-XB1-Y.png Hurl your blades at from a safe distance (consumes stamina)

Chain Swipes
Icon-XB1-Y.png + Icon-XB1-Left Stick.png(Forward) Swing your blades horizontally from a safe distance (consumes stamina)

Dodge Throw
Icon-XB1-B.png > Icon-XB1-Y.png Hurl your blades forward at maximum distance


Chain Pull
Icon-XB1-RB.png (at range) Rapidly pull yourself towards the foe


Chain Push
Icon-XB1-RB.png (close) Push off your foe and escape to safety. Deals damage when Meter is full.

Combos

Bladed Edge
Icon-XB1-X.png > Icon-XB1-X.png > Icon-XB1-X.png > Icon-XB1-X.png > Icon-XB1-X.png


Chain Fling
Icon-XB1-Y.png > Icon-XB1-Y.png > Icon-XB1-Y.png

Swinging Blades
Icon-XB1-X.png > Icon-XB1-X.png > Icon-XB1-Y.png > Icon-XB1-Y.png


Blade Spin

Icon-XB1-X.png > Icon-XB1-X.png > Icon-XB1-X.png > Icon-XB1-Y.png (Hold) > Icon-XB1-X.png

Moves

Bladed Attacks
Icon-PS4-Square.png Blindingly fast, close-range bladed attacks

Chain Throws
Icon-PS4-Triangle.png Hurl your blades at from a safe distance (consumes stamina)

Chain Swipes
Icon-PS4-Triangle.png + Icon-PS4-Left Stick.png(Forward) Swing your blades horizontally from a safe distance (consumes stamina)

Dodge Throw
Icon-PS4-Circle.png > Icon-PS4-Triangle.png Hurl your blades forward at maximum distance

Chain Pull
Icon-PS4-R1.png (at range) Rapidly pull yourself towards the foe


Chain Push
Icon-PS4-R1.png (close) Push off your foe and escape to safety. Deals damage when Meter is full.

Combos

Bladed Edge
Icon-PS4-Square.png > Icon-PS4-Square.png > Icon-PS4-Square.png > Icon-PS4-Square.png > Icon-PS4-Square.png


Chain Fling
Icon-PS4-Triangle.png > Icon-PS4-Triangle.png > Icon-PS4-Triangle.png

Swinging Blades
Icon-PS4-Square.png > Icon-PS4-Square.png > Icon-PS4-Triangle.png> Icon-PS4-Triangle.png


Blade Spin

Icon-PS4-Square.png > Icon-PS4-Square.png > Icon-PS4-Square.png > Icon-PS4-Triangle.png (Hold) > Icon-PS4-Square.png

Gallery

Images

Notes

This weapon was first seen in the Announcement Trailer being wielded by a Slayer.

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