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With your own hands you forged the mighty Bolt-Caster. Now take it in hand and unleash its thunder.
― In-game description

Bolt-Caster is an exotic sword in The Taken King.[1] It can be dismantled to generate Glimmer, Weapon Parts, and an Exotic Shard. It can also be transferred between characters using the Vault.

SourcesEdit

Bolt-Caster can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Quest source icon Quest
This item can drop as a Quest reward from A Sword Reforged.

UpgradesEdit

Bolt-Caster can be upgraded with the following perks:

Arc Damage icon Arc Edge
This weapon deals Arc damage.

Column 0Edit

Sword Strike icon Sword Strike
Use R1/RT to attack with the sword.
Arc-Forged Guard icon Arc-Forged Guard
Use to guard. Effective against Solar and Void attacks, less effective against Arc attacks.
Infuse icon Infuse
Consume a more powerful Weapon to boost the Attack value of this Weapon.

Column 1Edit

Tempered Light icon Tempered Light
Increased Armor when wielding the sword.

Column 2Edit

Scabbard icon Scabbard
Increases Sword Ammo Capacity
Infusion icon Live by the Sword
Kills with the sword have a chance to grant Orbs.

Column 3Edit

Sword of Thunder icon Sword of Thunder
Use to shoot a beam of Arc Light from your sword creating a lingering electrical storm.

Column 4Edit

Scabbard icon Scabbard
Increases Sword Ammo Capacity
Arc Armor icon Warrior of Light
Increased damage for your attack.

ExploitsEdit

The guard function for this sword provides substantial damage resistance, capable of keeping a Guardian alive when Crota uses his Oversoul in the Crota's End Raid,[2] and Skolas's Devouring Essense in the Prison of Elders challenge Skolas's Revenge,[3] provided they are actively blocking.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Bungie.net "Bolt-Caster (Exotic) API call". Retrieved 09 September 2015.
  2. YouTube - Destiny: CROTA'S END OVERSOUL DENIED - HOW TO BLOCK THE OVERSOUL USING SWORD!
  3. YouTube - Destiny: TITAN SOLO SKOLAS "EXOTIC SWORD" RAZE LIGHTER vs SKOLAS