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TypeWeaponCrafting material
Damage340 Melee
Knockback8 (Very Strong)
Critical chance4%
Use time14 Very Fast
TooltipFires a spread of spinning blades
Summons laser fountains on hit
Inflicts DebuffFrostburnFrostburn
100% chance

Debuff duration10 seconds (Projectiles)
Debuff tooltipIt's either really hot or really cold. Either way it REALLY hurts
RarityRarity Level: 13
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Projectile created
Excelsus Main.png
Excelsus Main Blade
Dropped by
Entity Quantity Rate
The Devourer of Gods 1 25% / 33.33%
The Excelsus's projectile and on-hit effects demonstrated against a Super Dummy and multiple Target Dummies.

The Excelsus is a post-Moon Lord broadsword that is dropped by The Devourer of Gods. When swung, three spinning energy swords are thrown from the blade at slightly varying speeds and velocities. They can be blue, pink, or both blue and pink, however they all function identically. They can pierce two enemies before dissipating on the third and slow down when hitting tiles. Striking an enemy directly with the sword will cause a fountain of five fast gravity-affected lasers to spray into the air from the point of contact. All of the Excelsus's projectiles inflict the Frostburn debuff for 10 seconds.

Its best modifier is Legendary.

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Excelsus is one of several references to Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, the others being the Boss Health Bar, Murasama, Red Sun and Revengeance Mode alongside other minor references.
    • The name "Excelsus" is a reference to the second to last boss fight, which is a massive robot known as MG Excelsus.
  • The laser fountains spawned on hit are affected by flasks and melee boosting equipment due to their internal classification as melee damage.