Phoenix Dagger

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Attack 130 - 190
Combo Light 4
Combo Heavy 2
Weapon Type Small Sword
Special Effect/s

ATK Speed Up

Phoenix Flash (Sometimes restore HP when attacks hit)

Phoenix Dagger is a Small Sword in NieR: Automata. This weapon deals moderate damage and is a part of a set along with the Phoenix Sword and Phoenix LanceSmall Swords are fast-swinging and one of the easiest Weapons to use among the different classes of weapons. It has decent attack speed perfect for chaining combos and used to deal with multiple enemies at once. 


A ritual item made from the plume of a phoenix.

A ceremonial implement allegedly made from phoenix feathers. Mostly decorative. Untested in combat.


Where to Find Phoenix Dagger in NieR Automata

  • In a chest in the ravine that is between the City Ruins and Forest Kingdom, where the bridge is.
  • Next to the bridge there will be a rock path leading down the side of the ravine, follow it to an elevator.
  • Take the elevator to the bottom of the ravine, once there take the left-most path until you see two chests on your right. The unlocked chest contains the dagger.
  • Use the pod to glide down into the Ravine, and use the elevator to get back up.
  • The nearest access point is the City Ruins: Near the Tower


Phoenix Dagger NieR Automata Weapon Story

Phoenix Dagger Level 1 Weapon Story

"The girl lay there on the day of her wedding. Her parents and beloved were dead, and she herself had been violated in front of their corpses. As she swore to kill those who had done this terrible deed, a shining songbird appeared."

Phoenix Dagger Level 2 Weapon Story

"Allow me to grand your wish," said the bird. "Wish upon this dagger, and never forget this hatred that you feel." The girl grasped the weapon and spat out a tearful curse: "I vow not to forget. Please! Give them a painful death!"

Phoenix Dagger Level 3 Weapon Story

"Time passed, and eventually, she got her revenge. Years later, when she was an old woman, the songbird appeared anew. "What of your vow?" it asked. But she did not understand. And come to think of it, what became of her beloved dagger?"

Phoenix Dagger Level 4 Weapon Story

"That night, bandits broke into her house, assaulted her daughter, and murdered her grandchild. The songbird then reappeared with a single question: "How long will your hatred burn this time?""


Phoenix Dagger Weapon Upgrades in NieR Automata

Level Atk Value Combo Other Improvement Required Materials
1 130 - 190 Light: 4
Heavy: 2
2 234 - 342 Light: 5
Heavy: 2
ATK Speed Up
3 364 - 532 Light: 6
Heavy: 2
ATK Speed Up
4 (Max) 494 - 722 Light: 7
Heavy: 3
ATK Speed Up
Phoenix Flash


Phoenix Dagger Notes and Tips

  • Other Notes, Tips, and Trivia for Phoenix Dagger in NieR: Automata goes here.



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