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“ I dreamed it myself! ”
“ It's like my dreams can hurt real things! ”
“ Is real? Is not real? Is sharp! ”
“ Dreams come to a point. A sharp one. ”
“ I CAN HACK THIS WORLD ”
“ Nightmares can't hurt ye! ”
“ Dark fuel forged into a fascinating weapon! Its military applications are endless! ”
“ It takes a brave warriör tö wield this swörd. ”
“ Are you seeing this too? ”
“ This thing slices like a dream! ”
“ WILBA HATH SWORD O' EVILS! ”
“ Well if this doesn't say adventure, I don't know what does. ”
“ Not too keen on touching that. ”
“ It made of spooky stuff, florp. ”
“ That deeeefinitely has a curse on it. ”
“ It's just a tool after all, why shouldn't I use it? ”
Dark Sword is a Magical Melee Weapon. It requires a Shadow Manipulator to prototype and costs 5 Nightmare Fuel and 1 Living Log to craft. The Dark Sword does 68 damage per hit and has 100 uses. It also drains Sanity by 20 /minute while equipped. It is one of Maxwell's starting items in the singleplayer game.
The Dark Sword is one of the strongest Melee Weapons in the game, in terms of reliable, player-dealt damage. Due to their perks, the Dark Sword proves the most useful when wielded by
Wolfgang, Maxwell, Wigfrid and Wanda.
Downloadable Content [ ]
DLC, Dark Swords can be bought for 50 Hamlet Oincs at The Flying Pig Arcane Shop in the Pig City.
Skins [ ] Main article: Belongings#Dark_Sword
Don't Starve Together, Skins can be applied to certain items to change their appearance. Information on how to obtain specific skins can be found on the Belongings page.
Woven - Elegant Corrupted Blade Show them no mercy. See ingame Woven - Elegant Twisted Dagger Try not to listen to its whispers... See ingame Inspired - Elegant Lightsbane A sword born of darkest pitch with blades of blackest shade. See ingame
Tips [ ]
Maxwell's Dark Sword for stronger mobs later in the game, or for emergency situations, and until the player obtains a Shadow Manipulator and enough of the Weapon's ingredients is advised. As
Wanda, Dark Swords are best used when she is old, as she gains a 1.75x attack damage buff to Shadow Weapons. She also does not suffer from the Sanity drain. It is smart to use the Dark Sword on the Lunar Island to keep your Enlightenment low.
Trivia [ ]
The Dark Sword was added in the
update. Insanity! The design of the Dark Sword appears to be a combination of Nightmare Fuel's visual elements and the shape of a scimitar, a sword stereotypically used by Ottomans and relative Middle Eastern populace, originating in the 9th century.
Gallery [ ]
The Dark Sword when left on the ground.
Dark Sword as seen in the poster for the