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The Frantic Sword is a sword-type melee weapon which deals more damage while the player is at or below 50% health or has at least 50% malaise.

Details[]

  • Special Effects:
    • Deals ~2.08x damage (285 base critical DPS) while the player's health is at or below 50% of the maximum or when the player's Malaise counter is at or above 50% the maximum.
  • Breach Bonus: 0.4 / 0.4 / 0.4 / 0.5 / 1
    • Base Breach Damage: 56 / 56 / 70 / 52.5 / 140 (89.6 / 100.8 / 140 / 105 / 336)
    • Base Breach DPS: 219 (467)
  • Combo Duration: 1.71 seconds
    • First Hit: 0.3 (0.2 + 0.1 + 0)
    • Second Hit: 0.13 (0.13 + 0 + 0)
    • Third Hit: 0.33 (0.33 + 0 + 0)
    • Fourth Hit: 0.45 (0.25 + 0.2 + 0)
    • Fifth Hit: 0.5 (0.2 + 0.3 + 0)
  • Tags: UnlockInPublicEvent
  • Legendary Version:
    • Forced Affix: Heal Mid Life
      • "1% HP recovered per melee attack, up to 50%."

Trivia[]

  • In earlier stages of the development of The Baguette Update, this weapon was named Scavenger, which was a direct translation of the original French name for this weapon, Charognarde.
    • The mistranslation is still present on the steam trade card.
  • In the front cover image of physical copies of the game, a Frantic Sword can be seen next to the right hand of the Beheaded.
  • The modifier "1% HP recovered per melee attack, up to 50%" is exclusive to this weapon.

History[]

  • 1.5: Now inflicts critical hits when under 50% HP or have at least 50% Malaise.
  • 2.1: Scaling changed from Str Skill Brutality/ Tactics to Strength Stat Brutality.
  • 3.0: Reduced crit DMG of the fifth hit, added an inversely proportional scaling to the crit DMG and added a Legendary Affix.
    • Reduced Base DPS from 137 (285) to 137 (277).
      • Reduced Base DMG of the fifth hit from 70 (182) to 70 (168).
    • Crit multiplier is now inversely proportional to your life (when at or under 50% max life).
    • Added the Legendary Affix "Heal Mid Life".
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