Beside the many different gun weapons, Swords in a ton of different forms are the most often used weapons by video game characters. In this list below you will get a growing overview about game characters using a sword as their main weapon. This does not include combinations with other weapons like a Shield, but it covers the different sword type weapons like short and long swords or the Japanese Katana swords among others.  

 

 

Video Game Characters using Swords as their main Weapon

 

 Longswords

Arthas-Menethil

Arthas / Lich King

Asura-(Samurai-Shodown)

Asura

Beatrix-FF

Beatrix

Cecil Harvey

Cecil Harvey

Celes Chere

Celes Chere

Ceodore Harvey

Ceodore Harvey

Corvo Attano

Corvo Attano

Darknut

Darknut

Eiji Shinjo

Eiji Shinjo

Evil-Rao

Evil Rao

Felix

Felix

Firion

Firion

Freya-Smite

Freya

Ghirahim

Ghirahim

Goldor

Goldor

Hwang

Hwang

Igos Du Ikana (2)

Igos du Ikana

Ike-(Fire-Emblem)

Ike

Jago

Jago

Jecht

Jecht

Jihl Nabaat

Jihl Nabaat

Korr

Korr

Ky-Kiske

Ky Kiske

Leon

Lightning-FF

Lightning

Lizalfos

Loghain Mac Tir

Lucina

Lucina

Lyn-Fire-Emblem

Lyn

Marth

Marth

Onion Knight

Pia

Pia

Tidus-(FF)

Tidus

tyrael

Tyrael

Tyris-Flare

Tyris Flare

Vaan

Xianghua

Xianghua

Yun-seong

Princess-Zelda

Zelda

 

Flamberge / Flame-bladed Swords

Katarina-(LoL)

Katarina

Raziel

Raziel

Dual Blades / 2 Swords

Cervantes

Cervantes

Deadpool

Deadpool

Flying Guardian

Flying Guardian

Gabranth

Gabranth

Geralt of Rivia

Geralt of Rivia

Gerudo Pirate

Gerudo Pirate

Jack (Power Stone)

Jack

Shen-LoL

Shen

 

 Laser Swords / Light Sabers

Danzaiver

Danzaiver

Jatakaa

Jataaka

Yoda

Zero

Zero

 

 

 Really BIG Swords

Auron

Auron

Aurora

Aurora

Bilstein

Bilstein

Cloud Strife

Cloud Strife

Death Sword

Death Sword

Donovan

Donovan

Duke (Toshinden)

Duke

Fierce Deity Link

Fierce Deity Link

Gaia

Gaia

Galcian

Galcian

Garland

Garland

Hakumen

Hakumen

Iron Giant

Iron Giant

Kamikirimusi

King Leo

King Leo/Lion

Knight-Artorias

Knight Artorias

Maeda Keiji (SB)

Maeda Keiji

Nero

Nightmare

Nightmare

Ragna

Riven-The-Exile

Riven

Sephiroth

Sephiroth

Siegfried

Sol-Badguy

Sol Badguy

 

 Katana Swords & Ninjatō

Arthur-SC

Arthur

Baiken

Baiken

Bishamon

Bishamon

Cyan Garamonde

Cyan

Fuuma Kotaro (World Heroes)

Fuuma Kotaro

Genji Shimada

Genji

Genjuro-Kibagami

Genjuro

Hanzo Hattori (SS)

Hanzo Hattori

Hanzo Hattori (WH)

Hanzo Hattori

Haohmaru

Haohmaru

Hayate (SFEX)

Hayate

Hibiki Takane

Hibiki Takane

Hyo-Imawano

Hyo Imawano

Jin Kisaragi

Jin Kisaragi

Kaede (LB)

Kaede

Keiichiro Washizuka

Keiichiro

Kenji

Kenji

Kenshi

Kenshi

Mitsurugi

Momohime

Momohime

 

Moriya

Musashi

Musashi

Shinnosuke Kagami

Shinnosuke

Yoshimitsu

Yoshimitsu

 

Rapiers and Sabres

Amy-Sorel

Amy Sorel

Arno-Dorian

Arno Dorian

Charlotte-Samurai-Shodown

Charlotte

Foxy

Foxy

Franco Gerelt

Franco Gerelt

 

 Short Swords and Daggers

Alastor

Alastor

Chester

Chester

Helmethead

Helmethead

Nakoruru

Nakoruru