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The Great Swords are Ganondorf's initial weapons in Hyrule Warriors. Ganondorf starts with Swords of Despair when he is unlocked - in the Wii U version, after completing the Shining Beacon scenario in Valley of Seers in Legend Mode.
"A set of great swords brimming with dark power. Hold X/Y? at the end of a Combo Attack to fill your gauge. Press X/Y to unleash the collected energy in a powerful attack."
Swords of Despair
- Base attack: 80
- Per star: 8
Swords of Darkness
Unlocked in Adventure Mode by completing the challenge at grid C15? with an "A" rank after revealing its secret by using an Ice Arrow on the ring of fire.
- Base Attack: 150
- Per star: 15
Swords of Demise
Unlocked in Adventure Mode by completing the challenge at grid G8? with an "A" rank after revealing its secret by using Digging Mitts on the patch of soft soil and revealing the hidden enemies by using the Goddess's Harp on the Goddess Butterflies.
- Base attack: 280
- Per star: 28