One-Handed swords, also known as Sword and Shield, Sword, SnS, 1HS, and 1H, are the first weapon of choice that the player can choose to use.
These are well-balanced weapons between attack and defense. Enabling quick movement and rapid attacks, this weapon is good for players who like their battles fast and furious, also making a good choice for players who fight solo. One-Handed Swords are agile, low-damage weapons, good for getting in and hitting enemies and then getting out again. You can equip both magic and a shield for use with a one-handed sword.
Turning Slash Level learned: Default A quick strike using the turning momentum of the weapon. Fairly strong, but you may want to replace it with Will of the Wisp or Sword Dance at the appropriate levels instead. This technique can be used to easily deflect Grendel's sword throw which can help mostly for preventing damage to you and doing some damage to Grendel
Will of the Wisp Level learned: 6 Two powerful strikes, a launching stab, a magical flurry, and finally an uppercut. Arguably the most damaging 1H sword skill, this ability barrages your opponent with a flurry of swordplay and magic. Not really recommended against bosses because it leaves you standing there, and if you miss, there could be fatal consequences.
Sword Dance Level learned: 8 -> 9 -> 12 -> 14 The first non-max skill learned for 1H sword. Each level-up the skill gains enables an additional attack. Level 1 - Stick your sword in the ground and perform an uppercut Level 2 - Perform a cleaving cross slash Level 3 - A forward thrust Level 4 - Warps behind opponent and slashes No comments on this skill yet.
Force Saber Level learned: 16 Coats your sword in a glowing aura for additional damage and range (doubles the length of the weapon). Has a large pulse increase (recommended to use Cardiac Brew). Has three levels of charge: 1 - Light Blue aura 2 - Green aura 3 - Orange aura Duration is approximately 25 seconds, using the skill again increases the duration by 7 seconds. Third level of charge increases attacking speed.
After drawing sword from ground it does a slight damage increase.