SAGAS breaks down breaks down Sword Adventurer's optimal attack combinations and animation cancel timings for Dragalia Lost.
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Sword Combo Video Guide

Sword Combo Video Guide

In this video guide, we discuss the various force strike combos available, how to do them, and in which situations they're best used.  At the end of the video, we also discuss how the sword archetype stacks up across all weapons in the game, so check it out!

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Animation Canceling

By starting Force Strike charge during long attack animations - like jumping midair - you can reduce charge animation time and increase damage output.

Sword Combo Calculator

This calculator estimates damage output for each Sword combos:

  • DPS: Damage per second
  • SPPS: Skill Points per second
  • ODPS: Overdrive damage per second
Sword Combos DPS SPPS ODPS
TAP x5 - - -
TAP x5 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x4 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x3 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x2 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x1 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x5 + Force Strike Spam - - -
Blade Combos DPS SPPS ODPS
TAP x5 - - -
TAP x5 (Alternate) - - -
TAP x5 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x4 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x3 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x2 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x1 + Force Strike x1 - - -
Dagger Combos DPS SPPS ODPS
TAP x5 - - -
TAP x5 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x5 + Force Strike x1 (2/3 Hits) - - -
TAP x4 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x3 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x2+ Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x5 + Force Strike Spam - - -
Axe Combos DPS SPPS ODPS
TAP x5 - - -
TAP x5 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x3 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x2 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x5 + Force Strike Spam - - -
Lance Combos DPS SPPS ODPS
TAP x5 - - -
TAP x5 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x4 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x3 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x2 + Force Strike x1 - - -
TAP x1 + Force Strike x1 - - -
Bow Combos DPS SPPS ODPS
5x Tap - - -
FS x5 - - -
Wand Combos DPS SPPS ODPS
5x Tap - - -
FS x5 - - -
Staff Combos DPS SPPS ODPS
5x Tap - - -
FS x5 - - -
Xander Combos DPS SPPS ODPS
5x Tap + 1x Force Strike - - -
1x Tap + 1x Force Strike - - -
2x Tap + 1x Force Strike - - -
3x Tap + 1x Force Strike - - -
5x Tap + 6x Force Strike - - -
Vida Combos DPS SPPS ODPS
4x Tap + 1x Force Strike - - -
4x Tap + 2x Force Strike - - -
5x Tap + 6x Force Strike - - -
5x Tap + 1x Force Strike - - -
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