Excalibur is the legendary sword believed to hold ultimate power, which can only be wielded fully by its true master. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. In order to save both their lives, Merlin puts Pellinore to sleep and then takes Arthur to receive the true Excalibur from the Lady of the Lake. User gains magical powers from a sword. Excalibur has improved mastery in the Tenno art of the blade, receiving+10% attack speed and+10% damage bonuses for melee attacks while wielding the following weapons: Swords, such as the Skana. Written by Joshua J. [13], While in the Realm of Death, Dr. Faiza Hussain lent Excalibur to Night Nurse to battle against the minions of Death. The Power of Four Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. This, when the Britons beheld, they followed him up in close rank dealing slaughter on every side. Legendary Holy Sword (伝説の聖剣, Densetsu no seiken): The very presence of his transformation makes the air in the immediate vicinity vibrate and when its considerable powers are initially invoked, the surrounding area is bathed in a brilliant dazzling light. [20][21][22][23], Sir Percy, the Black Knight, wielding both Excalibur and the Ebony Blade, After the death of King Arthur, Sir Percy, the first Black Knight, took up Excalibur and wielded it along with the Ebony Blade. Excalibur: Sword of Promised Victory: Excalibur's primary use in combat. (189). It is frequently associated with another Arthurian motif, the Sword in the Stone, but these are actually two different swords. Merlin then rebukes him: "Ye are the more unwise," said Merlin, "for the scabbard is worth ten of the sword. The Mabinogion only exists in manuscripts from the 13th and 14th centuries, however, and some scholars date it at 1200 CE. Excalibur is the fabled sword of the legendary King Arthur. Only the tip deals damage; the rest of the ray is just a dislocation of everything it destroys. "Excalibur." Unfortunately for Gambit, Pete Wisdom was waiting for him outside of the Palace and quickly apprehended him. (13). Excalibur and the Sword in the Stone (the proof of Arthur's lineage) are sometimes said to be the same weapon, but in most versions they are considered separate. In Malory's work, when Arthur is attacked by King Lot, he is at first beaten until he unleashes the power of his sword: Therewith King Lot smote down King Arthur. Lacy writes: In certain texts (and in popular Arthurian lore), Excalibur is also the Sword in the Stone, but such an identification is incompatible with the tradition, found, for example, in the Post-Vulgate Cycle and Malory, whereby the sword is given to Arthur (and finally taken from him) by a hand in the lake. The Saxons continue to hold their position until the day is almost gone and then Arthur has finally had enough and leads a final charge on their position himself. In the legends, Exalibur was given to King Arthur by the first Lady of the Lake. [25] Having defeated the Skrulls forces, Captain Britain returned Excalibur to the stone to wait for someone who would not use it to take a life. Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page. However, none succeeded until Piper pulled it from the stone after becoming frustrated. When Sir Brann informed the new king, the king decided to leave the sword where it was. A friend, the mage Mortigan Goth brought it to Downing Street to be seen by Churchill and a small group including Spitfire. 1 History 2 Abilities/Powers 3 Known Wielders 4 Appearances Excalibur was a sword created by the most powerful wizard upon Third Earth, the wizard Merlin, for use by King Arthur. The sisters discover the sword in the stone, Paige orbing the sword in the stone to the attic. Layamon translates Arthurian Legends into English. In the case of Excalibur, when Arthur is dying of his wounds following his battle with Mordred, it must be returned to its source, the Lady of the Lake, rather than being entrusted to whichever knight - no matter how noble - might succeed Arthur as king.

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