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The story of a sword and its wielder.
― In-game description

A Sword Reforged (Part 2) is a quest composed of six steps that rewards one of three exotic swords depending on the legendary sword owned: Raze-Lighter, Dark-Drinker, or Bolt-Caster.[1] A Sword Reforged (Part 1) must be completed before this quest will become available. The quest can be started by talking to Lord Shaxx while possessing an Arc Edge, Sol Edge, or Void Edge that has been fully upgraded and infused to 280 Attack.

Quest StepsEdit

Step OneEdit

Quest step icon Essential Elements
"Gather rare materials and attune your Light."


  1. 10 materials gathered
  2. 500 ability kills
    • These kills must be made with subclass abilities that have an element corresponding to the sword (e.g. solar subclass abilities for Raze-Lighter). Ultra enemies count as 5 kills. Kills made with the empty hilt of the sword count as ability kills.[2]


  1. Crucible Reputation
  2. Experience
  3. Vanguard Reputation

Step TwoEdit

Quest step icon In Good Temper
"Speak to Lord Shaxx."


  1. Speak to Lord Shaxx.

Step ThreeEdit

Quest step icon Armsday Alloys
"Wait for delivery of Armsday materials."


  1. Wait for delivery of Armsday materials.

Step FourEdit

Quest step icon Take Up Arms
"Speak to Lord Shaxx."


  1. Speak to Lord Shaxx.

Step FiveEdit

Quest step icon Sealing the Blade
"Defeat a Warden of Oryx, and then Alak-Hul, the Darkblade, within 30 seconds."


  1. Defeat Warden of Oryx
  2. Defeat Alak-Hul, the Darkblade

Alak-Hul will be accompanied by three Major Knights that spawn one at a time throughout the fight. In order to complete this step, Alak-Hul must be killed within 30 seconds of the corresponding Warden: Adleg for Raze-Lighter, Thracu for Bolt-Caster, and Heolstor for Dark-Drinker. If Alak-Hul dies before the Warden or more than 30 seconds after the Warden, a new attempt must be made.

  1. Experience

Step SixEdit

Quest step icon A Blade Reborn
"Speak to Lord Shaxx."


  1. Speak to Lord Shaxx.


  1. Exotic Sword


  1. "A Sword Reforged API call". Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  2. Reddit "Best Tip for Grinding Ability Kills for Exotic Sword". Retrieved November 10, 2015.