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«Holy Sword Excaliber», the «sword which cut all of steel and tree», is «ALfheim Online»'s strongest legendary weapon. It is the only weapon that surpasses the «Demonic Sword Gram»[1].

It can be found in the deepest chamber of «Jötunheimr», «ALO»'s most difficult field until player Kirito's party managed to acquire it. Contrary to popular belief, «Excaliber» cannot be obtained as a quest reward, as the quest Þrym and the frost giant generals give the «Fake Sword Caliburn» instead[2].

The NPC «Queen of the Lake» Urðr requests players to remove «Excaliber» from the «Plinth of Þrymheimr»[2].

It is currently owned by the player Kirito[2]. It was given to him by Sinon, who had retrieved it after Kirito was forced to abandon it to escape with everyone else due to the weight of it.


«Excaliber» was forged by the god of blacksmith Völundr. King of the Frost Giant Tribe «Þrym» once transformed into a wolf and infiltrated «Jötunheimr» to steal it. He then threw «Excaliber» into «Urðr's Spring», the center of «Jötunheimr»[2] where it impaled the Tree of Life and cut off the source of energy. When the lake froze, and the ice dungeon was formed the Excaliber was trapped at the bottom of the ice structure.

The Spelling of "Excaliber"

The traditional spelling of the sword across most text is generally "Excalibur", with a "U". Sinon, who was head librarian during middle school and thus read a large number of books and noticing this, brought up several points regarding this, and wondered about the meaning of "caliber" from the gun-related meaning (gun's barrel diameter) to the meaning of "a man's capacity", or "a man with high capability." In the end, the discussion was interrupted regarding Kirito's capability to treat everyone due to his payment (compensation) from the government, and he resolved to never use Excaliber for personal gain as it contained the 'caliber' of himself and his companions.


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  • What so special about Excalibur besides it being the strongest legendary weapon?

    15 messages
    • it is said to be the strongest weapon because it can severe the world tree from that current realm, and because it stopped the world tree's ro...
    • That description is only lore-based, as far as it is described in all SAO media. And as Gsimenas said... Gsimenas said: ...the series is o...
  • Excaliber naming

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    • Kai... you just realised that... I mentioned "the quest reward window" in the OP, as in, the weapon was given a formal system name in SII epis...
    • My mind wanders a lot. Don't hate. Anyways, the Generation command should be the same as the code inside the game. If Kirito/Sugou cal...

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