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Disambig.png This article is about the weapon type in Pillars of Eternity. For the weapon type in Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, see Great swords (Deadfire).

Great swords are two-handed melee weapons in Pillars of Eternity. They are slow, but deal a high amount of Slash or Pierce damage (best of).


Items in italics are quoted directly from the game.

The great sword is renowned for its ability to cause deadly wounds even against terrible beasts. Though it is a relatively slow weapon and requires the use of both hands, it is truly devastating when used by a skilled warrior.

List of great swords[]

Icon Name Damage Value Enchantments Location
Great sword.png Great Sword 14 – 20 10Copper pands (cp)
Great sword gilt blade of lorn icon.png Gilt Blade of Lorn 16-23 410Copper pands (cp)
Great sword fine icon.png Fine Great Sword 16-23 410Copper pands (cp)
Great sword backer justice icon.png Justice 16-23 810Copper pands (cp)
Great sword exceptional icon.png Exceptional Great Sword 18-26 810Copper pands (cp)
Firebrand icon.png Firebrand 29-44 1,000Copper pands (cp)
Great sword temaperacl icon.png The Temaperacl 16-23 1,210Copper pands (cp)
Great sword the hours of st rumbalt icon.png The Hours of St. Rumbalt 16-23 1,410Copper pands (cp)
Great sword st ydwens redeemer icon.png St. Ydwen's Redeemer [WM1](Barbarian; Fighter; Paladin;) 18-26 2,010Copper pands (cp)
Great sword tidefall icon.png Tidefall 20-29 2,010Copper pands (cp)