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Secret Sword Art

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Secret Sword Art.png Secret Sword Art

Active Skill

Blade Master

Command: None, a hotkey must be used.
Prerequisite Level: 15
Prerequisite Skills: None


A technique that seems like a Basic Attack but is unique to the Blade Master. Each weapon type casts a Secret Sword Art.png Secret Sword Art of its own.

-Works with the same mechanics as Basic Attack. Gets Atk. bonus from Basic Training.png Basic Training, and Basic Attack related abilities activates on its successful hit.

  • Can be canceled to activate Basic Attacks and Advanced skills.


  • SP per level: 100
  • Master Level: 5
  • Max Level: 15
  • Cast Time: Instant Cast


  • Each weapon receives a different type of attack from this skill:
    • Lightsabre: 6 hits in total. Dual sword attack. Applies Electrocution (Status).png Electrocution (Status).
    • Katana: 8 Hits in total. Dual Swords.
    • Short Sword: 3(6) hits in total. Shoots blade beams, bringing total hits to 6 when both connect.
    • Zanbato: 2(3) hits in total. First hit draws in enemies with a damaging gust of wind after attacking. Second hit can be charged by holding skill key.
    • Bludgeon: 4 hits in total. Deals increased damage against stunned targets.
  • May be used in combination with Basic Attacks, meaning you can weave this skill and Basic Attacks in any order. Performing the final attack of either combo prevents you from switching to the other.
  • Functions similarly to normal attacks, meaning you can cancel out of it to other skills.
  • Has no cooldown and deals reliable damage for low MP, making it one of the most useful skills on a Blade Master.
  • Cannot switch weapon while attacking with this skill.

Skill Growth


Level Lv Req MP Secret Sword Art.png Secret Sword Art
Atk. Multiplier
1 15 6 +0%
2 30 15 +13%
3 45 25 +25%
4 60 34 +38%
5 (M) 75 44 +50%

Blade Master Skills
Active:Auto Guard.png Auto Guard Backstep Cutter.png Backstep Cutter Charge Burst.png Charge Burst Charge Crash.png Charge Crash Draw Sword.png Draw Sword Flip Side Counter.png Flip Side Counter Flowing Stance.png Flowing Stance Flowing Stance - Clash.png Flowing Stance - Clash Flowing Stance - Force.png Flowing Stance - Force Flowing Stance - Rise.png Flowing Stance - Rise Flowing Stance - Swift.png Flowing Stance - Swift Illusion Sword Dance.png Illusion Sword Dance Overdrive.png Overdrive Raging Dragon Slash.png Raging Dragon Slash Secret Sword Art.png Secret Sword Art
Passive:Blade Master Light Armor Mastery.png Blade Master Light Armor Mastery Deft Grip.png Deft Grip Lightsabre License.png Lightsabre License Lightsabre Mastery.png Lightsabre Mastery Rapid Weapon Switch.png Rapid Weapon Switch Weapon Wielder's Zenith.png Weapon Wielder's Zenith
Awakening:Lightning Draw Sword.png Lightning Draw Sword Omnislay- Shooting Star.png Omnislay: Shooting Star Ultimate Slay- Iron Strike.png Ultimate Slay: Iron Strike Ultimate Slay- Tempest.png Ultimate Slay: Tempest
2nd Awakening:Hypervigilance.png Hypervigilance Omnislay- Mind's Sword.png Omnislay: Mind's Sword Telekinetic Swords.png Telekinetic Swords Ultimate Blade Dance - Lightning.png Ultimate Blade Dance - Lightning
Neo: Awakening:Pentastrike.png Pentastrike State of Incorporeity.png State of Incorporeity Ultimate Blade Dance - Ethereal Slash.png Ultimate Blade Dance - Ethereal Slash

Male Slayer Skills
Active:Aerial Chain Slash.png Aerial Chain Slash Ashe Fork.png Ashe Fork Drive Slash.png Drive Slash Force Wave- Neutral.png Force Wave: Neutral Ghost Slash.png Ghost Slash Gore Cross.png Gore Cross Guard.png Guard Kazan.png Kazan Moonlight Slash.png Moonlight Slash Mountainous Wheel.png Mountainous Wheel Phantom Slash.png Phantom Slash Thrust.png Thrust Upward Slash.png Upward Slash Wave Wheel Slasher.png Wave Wheel Slasher
Passive:Bludgeon Mastery.png Bludgeon Mastery Katana Mastery.png Katana Mastery Short Sword Mastery.png Short Sword Mastery Zanbato Mastery.png Zanbato Mastery
Albert Quest:Bloodlust.png Bloodlust Flip Side Counter.png Flip Side Counter Spirit Crescent.png Spirit Crescent Unshackle.png Unshackle

General Skills
Active:Ancient Memory.png Ancient Memory Backstep.png Backstep Indomitable Spirit.png Indomitable Spirit Leap.png Leap Quick Rebound.png Quick Rebound
Passive:Basic Armor Mastery.png Basic Armor Mastery Basic Training.png Basic Training Clues to Awakening.png Clues to Awakening Conversion.png Conversion Latent Power.png Latent Power Magical Critical.png Magical Critical Magical Rear Attack.png Magical Rear Attack One Step Closer.png One Step Closer Physical Critical.png Physical Critical Physical Rear Attack.png Physical Rear Attack Subitism.png Subitism Throw Mastery.png Throw Mastery