First Blade

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First Blade
Type: Blade
Specializes In: Melee/Ranged Combat
Strengths: Balanced stats
Weaknesses: None

The First Blade is a Blade in Kid Icarus: Uprising. As its name implies, it is the first weapon Pit receives from Palutena to start off his mission in Chapter 1: The Return of Palutena. It has a value of 100, although better copies of the same weapon can be found later on. It is the most balanced weapon from the most balanced type, making it fitting for newcomers and core gamers alike.

Idol description

Entrusted to Pit, this blade is just one of a new breed of armaments that combine close-quarters combat with ranged proficiency. The First Blade is well balanced in usability and strength, making it the perfect beginner's weapon.

Base statistics

Weapon data is for weapons with zero ranged and melee stars with no mods to them. Distance refers to the maximum range a shot can travel, measured with non-homing shots. Damage (near) refers to the damage done when the target is as close as possible. Damage (far) refers to the damage given at maximum range. The symbol "—" means the corresponding stat is not applicable to that specific attack.

Air battles

Attack Distance Damage Shots
Continuous 75.6m 11.4
Charged 96.4m 58.2 1
Melee hit 1 67.2
Melee hit 2 37.8
Melee hit 3 79.8
Special attack 100.0m 134.0 1

Land battles

Attack Distance Damage (near) Damage (far) Shots
Standing continuous 27.0m 2.3 2.3
Forward-dash continuous 38.0m 14.5 8.7 3
Side-dash continuous 34.0m 12.0 7.2 3
Backward-dash continuous 36.0m 12.0 7.5 3
Standing charged 41.0m 28.0 16.8 1
Forward-dash charged 53.0m 41.4 24.8 1
Side-dash charged 47.6m 35.1 21.1 1
Backward-dash charged 42.2m 37.8 22.7 1
Melee hit 1 16.0
Melee hit 2 9.0
Melee hit 3 19.0
Melee dash 46.0 30.4

Weapon fusion

This weapon follows standard weapon fusion rules, with the following exception:

First Blade + Centurion Orbitars = Palutena Bow (rather than Great Reaper Palm)


  • This weapon has an air to land melee damage ratio of 4.2.

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