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Xiahou Dun equipped with his new EX weapon.

This page is for the new weapons introduced in Dynasty Warriors 7: Xtreme Legends. For weapon movesets in the other games, please see the Movesets category.

WeaponsEdit

See also: Dynasty Warriors 7: Xtreme Legends/Weapons
  • Orb and Scepter - a staff that can smack multiple magical orbs into foes. Guo Jia's EX weapon.
  • Trishula - quick striking bladed weapons. Wang Yi's EX weapon. Formerly planned as DLC.
  • Podao - a quick striking two-handed sword with long reach. Xiahou Dun's new EX weapon
  • Dragon Spear - a spear that excels with quick combos. Zhao Yun's new EX weapon.
  • Crescent Blade - a glave used for broad sweeping attacks. Guan Yu's new EX weapon.
  • Twin Pike - a pike with a snake-shaped blade on each end. Zhang Fei's new EX weapon.

MovesetsEdit

Keys Square Normal Attack TriStrong Attack X Jump/Mount

Orb and ScepterEdit

Orb & Scepter Icon (DW7)

Ground MovesetEdit

Tri: Conjures a single orb which revolves around the user. Up to five orbs may be conjured this way.
Square, Tri: Uppercut swing with stick. Conjures an orb.
Square, Square, Tri: Turning upwards swing. Produces three orbs.
Square, Square, Square, Tri: Hits away all previously conjured orbs in a straight line to the front.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Tri: Jabs the nearest enemy for a few times with the tip of the scepter, then releases two orbs and hits them so they travel in zig-zagging motions towards the front.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Square, Tri: Rains several chains of orbs from the sky into the enemies to the front, with the number of chains depending on the amount of orbs deployed.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Square, Square: Four overhead horizontal swings. Quickly pokes opponents with stick three times before finishing with a stab.
Dashing Square: Sliding shot with conjured orb. Shoots any other orbs forward.
X, Square: Swings downward while in the air. Fires any conjured orbs down as well.
Dash: Propels self further while leaping.
  • Switch Attack: Downwards swing with conjured orb. Hits any other orbs surrounding the user. In Next, this move merely produces more orbs and is also capable of canceling other attacks.

Horse MovesetEdit

Tri: Swipes once with the scepter to the right, then jabs an orb to the left.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Square, Square: Six alternating right-and-left swipes with scepter.

ChangesEdit

Dynasty Warriors 8
X, Tri: Shoots four orbs that ricochet off the floor and into the air.
  • Storm Rush: Pokes enemies repeatedly before thrusting them away.
  • Switch Counter: Counters by lifting attacker up via single poke. Orbs still remain during the weapon switch.
Shin Sangoku Musou Blast
Normal Attack: Fires a blue-colored projectile towards the enemy three consecutive times.
Charge Attack 1: Causes an orb to bounce around the vicinity in a triangular pattern. The Blast version has the orb rebound more frequently while leaving trails of fire in its wake, then it surrounds the user to inflict contact damage against nearby foes. Although temporary, more can be conjured for additional effect.
Charge Attack 2: Attacks enemies by launching an orb ricocheting within a zig-zagging motion. The Blast version provides improvements similar to that of the first charge attack.

Fighting StyleEdit

TrishulaEdit

Trishula Icon (DW7)

Ground MovesetEdit

Tri: Performs a mid-air backflip, kicking the nearest enemy to the front in an attempt to break their guard.
Square, Tri: Does a horizontal slash with the left-hand trishula, then an uppercut using the right-hand one.
Square, Square, Tri: A quick butterfly kick with two slashes upon landing.
Square, Square, Square, Tri: Jumps and stabs the ground heavily with both trishulas.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Tri: Does a flip kick that emits a miniature tornado.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Square, Tri: Boomerangs both trishulas rapidly around the user once.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Square, Square: Unleashes five left and right slashes with individual trishulas before using both for one last strike.
Dashing Square: Slashes once with both trishulas.
X, Square: Does a downward swipe with both trishulas.
Dash: Rolls forward while jumping in the air.
  • Switch Attack: Performs a low sweeping kick. Next provides the move with an additional short-ranged air wave as well as attack-cancelling properties.

Horse MovesetEdit

Tri: A simultaneous rising cut with both trishulas.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Square, Square: Does a series of consecutive slashes with left and right weapons.

ChangesEdit

Dynasty Warriors 8
Tri: Attack is identical to its previous incarnation, but it no longer kicks away juggled enemies.
X, Tri: Dives on the ground and knocks enemies down with a strong kick.
  • Storm Rush: Performs multiple slashes back and forth followed by a sweeping cross slash.
  • Switch Counter: Steps back and performs a short spinning attack to repel the opponent.

Fighting StyleEdit

A very fast weapon, making it easy to use and great to combo with. Players can block incoming attacks and projectiles while performing the attack string. One downside to this weapon is that it

deals very little damage.

PodaoEdit

Podao Icon (DW7)

Ground MovesetEdit

Tri: Sends one kick forward. Does miniscule damage, but can be used to break the enemy's guard.
Square, Tri: An uppercut which sends a single enemy flying before smashing them down to the ground.
Square, Square, Tri: Four right-and-left swings followed by a ground smash.
Square, Square, Square, Tri: Does a strong horizontal slash.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Tri: Anticipated uppercut slash that launches foes high up in the air.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Square, Tri: Leaps up and performs a mighty ground smash, creating a devastating area of effect.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Square, Square: The first four hits consist of diagonal overhead slashes. The fifth strike is an underhanded rising diagonal slash which leads the user to strike downward on the final swing.
Dashing Square: Does a sliding strike using sword's hilt.
X, Square: Launches a downward swing.
Shadow Sprint: Charges forth while knocking nearby foes down.
  • Switch Attack: Performs a turning slash. Can be used to cancel attacks in Next.
  • Switch Effect: Switching to this weapon provides the user with a temporary speed boost.

Horse MovesetEdit

Tri: Inflicts left and right slashes to both sides of saddle.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Square, Square: Does a series of downwards slashes on the right side.

ChangesEdit

Dynasty Warriors 8
X, Tri: Strikes the ground with enough strength to cause an impact.
  • Storm Rush: Slashes wildly from left to right continuously before swinging at the upper right.
  • Switch Counter: Dashes back and counters opponent with two swipes.
Shin Sangoku Musou Blast
Normal Attack: Swings at the enemy three times.
Charge Attack 1: Generates a radial shockwave. The Blast version produces a wider one.
Charge Attack 2: Does two diagonal swipes followed by a downward strike. The Blast version has the user do four swipes and causes more fissures to erupt from the finishing hit.

Fighting StyleEdit

Dragon SpearEdit

Dragon Spear Icon (DW7)
Dragon spear

Ground MovesetEdit

Tri: A sliding charge using the spear.
Square, Tri: Smashes the ground once, knocking several enemies upward.
Square, Square, Tri: A few twirling juggles using the spear's tip, followed by a ground smash.
Square, Square, Square, Tri: Performs a radial overhead spinning slash.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Tri: Knee-slides forward in time to perform a sudden uppercut.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Square, Tri: Does two strong jabs forward, then reverts spear before delivering a heavy ground smash using weapon's shaft.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Square, Square: A swing to the right, then another to the left, followed by two overhead swipes, a stab forward, and a heavier swing towards the right.
Dashing Square: A few juggling swings, ends with a stronger left-to-right slash to the front.
X, Square: Does rapid juggling hits against airborne enemies. Pressing the Square button extends the juggle.
Dive: Performs a quick back dash to evade the enemy.
  • Switch Attack: Brackets up a small group of enemies using the spear's tip, then send them diagonally upwards. Although the attack can only stagger foes in Next, it is capable of canceling other moves to initiate another hit string.

Horse MovesetEdit

Tri: Does a more powerful swing from left to right.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Square, Square: Does six swings to the right side of the horse.

ChangesEdit

Dynasty Warriors 8
X, Tri: Slams spear into the ground.
  • Storm Rush: Performs short quick jabs followed by a hopping overhead slash.
  • Switch Counter: Retaliates by taking a step back and smacking assailant with spear.
Shin Sangoku Musou Blast
Normal Attack: Performs a series of acrobatic strikes.
Charge Attack 1: Attacks enemies with a sweeping slide kick. The Blast version raises the slide's attack power and adds an ascending slash for good measure.
Charge Attack 2: Uses spear to grapple an enemy, then knocks them on the ground with a downward swing. The Blast version has the user create fissures upon slamming the earth.

Fighting StyleEdit

A more flexible version of the spear moveset found in the original game, this moveset is an amalgamation of Zhao Yun's movesets from previous installments. It is fast, user-friendly like the normal spear, and is able to rack up combos very quickly.

Crescent BladeEdit

Crescent Blade Icon (DW7)
Crescent blade

Ground MovesetEdit

Tri: Stomps the ground with rear end of weapon, breaking the opponent's guard. It also temporarily imbues the user's attacks with the fire element.
Square, Tri: Does a vertical slash.
Square, Square, Tri: Inflicts four overhead diagonal slashes and finishes up with a stronger diagonal slash to stun the enemy.
Square, Square, Square, Tri: A strong horizontal slash forward.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Tri: A spinning slash that ends in a ground smash, stunning nearby foes.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Square, Tri: Slashes diagonally to release a powerful wave of air.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Square, Square: Does three overhead diagonal slashes. The user follows it up with a horizontal slash before adjusting grip for another overhead slash to the right. Adjusts grip again for a final horizontal swipe.
Dashing Square: Does a sliding diagonal slash.
X, Square: An aerial downward swing.
Dive: Dashes back from incoming attacks.
  • Switch Attack: A rising diagonal slash. Can be used to cancel strong attacks in Next.

Horse MovesetEdit

Tri: Unleashes a powerful swing to the right and to the left.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Square, Square: Six swings to the right.

ChangesEdit

Dynasty Warriors 8
X, Tri: Twirls around in mid-air before pounding the ground.
  • Storm Rush: Does several quick slashes in a row followed by a diagonal swing at the end.
  • Switch Counter: Counters by launching a wide sweeping slash.
Shin Sangoku Musou Blast
Normal Attack: Hits the opponent with three heavy swings.
Charge Attack 1: Performs a downward crescent slash. The Blast version causes the slash mark to travel into the air like a shockwave.
Charge Attack 2: Does two small turning swipes slanted upwards. The Blast version enlarges the two swipes into large crescent slash marks while leaving behind a stationary tornado in its place.

Fighting StyleEdit

Twin PikeEdit

Twin Pike Icon (DW7)
Double pike

Ground MovesetEdit

Tri: Sends out a radial shockwave around the user, sending nearby enemies airborne.
Square, Tri: Smashes the nearest enemy down with the right-hand head of weapon, then hits them upward with the left-hand one.
Square, Square, Tri: Four overhead swings with one head, and a final heavier slash which stuns enemies.
Square, Square, Square, Tri: Two wide slashes, one to the left and another to the right.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Tri: A overhead swing which leads to the ground being smashed.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Square, Tri: Stabs the nearest enemy, smashes them twice on the ground, and swings the victim out.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Square, Square: Three diagonal cuts. Takes weapon into one hand and swings it upwards. Uses other hand to bring the weapon downwards. Finishes with a horizontal swing.
Dashing Square: Punches forward with user's right hand while skidding to a halt.
X, Square: A downward swing using weapon's right side edge.
Shadow Sprint: Does a quick shoulder ram forward.
  • Switch Attack: Jumps forward and performs a mighty right-to-left slash. Has the ability to cancel attacks in Next.

Horse MovesetEdit

Tri: Left and right swings on both sides of saddle.
Square, Square, Square, Square, Square, Square: Six alternating slashes done from left to right.

ChangesEdit

Dynasty Warriors 8
X, Tri: Thrusts one end of weapon into the ground.
  • Storm Rush: Does multiple short strikes that leave trails of wide slash marks against the target. Near the end of the attack, the user knocks all affected foes away.
  • Switch Counter: Steps back and counters with an ascending slash.
Shin Sangoku Musou Blast
Normal Attack: Swings at the enemy thrice in a steady manner.
Charge Attack 1: Does an arcing slash strong enough to almost unbalance the wielder. The Blast version includes a stomp that knocks surrounding foes away.
Charge Attack 2: Inflicts three twirling swipes while moving forward, with the last hit providing more coverage. The Blast version adds even more range and also includes an extra swing.

Fighting StyleEdit

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