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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
Alternate Names: Korean: 리 귀검술


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: 50
  • Master Level: 1
  • Max Level: 11
  • Casting 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

Note: This table has been generated based off of skill growth information presented in-game. The data may have slight differences compared to the information presented in-game due to minor rounding variations.


Level Lv Req MP Consumption Secret Sword Art Atk. Multiplier
1 15 6 -%
2 30 19 3%
3 45 33 6%
4 60 46 9%
5 75 60 12%
6 90 73 15%
7 105 86 18%
8 120 100 21%
9 135 113 24%
10 150 127 27%
11 165 140 30%


Note: This table has been generated based off of skill growth information presented in-game. The data may have slight differences compared to the information presented in-game due to minor rounding variations.

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 (Weapon Master).png Draw Sword (Weapon Master) 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 Lightsabre License.png Lightsabre License Lightsabre Mastery.png Lightsabre Mastery Rapid Weapon Switch.png Rapid Weapon Switch Sword Qi Master.png Sword Qi Master Weapon Wielder's Zenith.png Weapon Wielder's Zenith
Awakening:Deft Grip.png Deft Grip 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 Khazan.png Khazan 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:Backstep Upgrade.png Backstep Upgrade Basic Armor Mastery.png Basic Armor Mastery Basic Training.png Basic Training Conversion.png Conversion Physical Critical.png Focus: Critical Latent Power.png Latent Power Physical Rear Attack.png Rear Attack
Neo: Awakening:Clues to Awakening.png Clues to Awakening One Step Closer.png One Step Closer Subitism.png Subitism