Type-3 Blade

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Attack 280 - 360
Combo Light 1
Combo Heavy 1
Weapon Type Large Sword
Special Effect/s

Endurance Up (Increases DEF)

Finish Blast (Adds an additional attack after finishing a combo)

Type-3 Blade is a Large Sword in NieR: Automata. Type-3 Blade is a stylish large sword, it is also the large version of the Type-3 Sword. Just like its predecessor, it increases your defense as well as adding an explosion at the end of a completed combo. Large Swords have the highest damage output out of all the Weapon types, but their attack speed is also the slowest.


An outdated YoRHa model.

A durable, older model YoRHa weapon, time-tested and proven for turning machine lifeforms into scrap.


Where to Find Type-3 Blade in NieR Automata


Type-3 Blade NieR Automata Weapon Story

Type-3 Blade Level 1 Weapon Story

"The greatsword was known for the intense pain it inflicted upon its victims. This is what drove the man to carry it despite its weight, for he knew it would make others fear him, and thus could he avoid needless conflict."

Type-3 Blade Level 2 Weapon Story

"The man's reputation spread through the village despite never having drawn the blade. "Don't make him use that horrid weapon," the villagers whispered. The man smiled at this, for he knew that fear was the best path to peace."

Type-3 Blade Level 3 Weapon Story

"Soon, the man had craftsmen forge a host of similar weapons. He gave them to all the other villagers in the hope it would force people to solve conflicts with words instead of violence. And his plan worked...for a while."

Type-3 Blade Level 4 Weapon Story

"Keeping all sides in check is simple when no one uses their power. But once that seal is broken, the end is nigh. Thus did the peaceful village transform itself into a living hell over the space of a single night."


Type-3 Blade Weapon Upgrades in NieR Automata

Level Atk Value Combo Other Improvement Required Materials
1 280 - 360 Light: 1
Heavy: 1
2 504 - 648 Light: 2
Heavy: 2
Endurance Up
3 784 - 1,008 Light: 3
Heavy: 3
Endurance Up
4 (Max)

1,064 - 1,368

Light: 4
Heavy: 3
Endurance Up
Finish Blast


Type-3 Blade Notes and Tips

  • Other Notes, Tips, and Trivia for Type-3 Blade in NieR: Automata goes here.



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    • Anonymous

      Last upgrade adds a 'Blast Finisher'. Means, if you complete a normal-attack chain (so the 4th hit), the last hit will add a crushing blow with equals a critical hit with AoE capacity. Not "that" useful on greatswords but nice to watch anyways.

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