A pair of matching swords owned by Taira no Kagekiyo. According to the war epic Taiheiki, the long sword Chi is cursed, and named for a Buddhist concept considered one of the three afflictions innate in man. It is described as an ignorance of Buddhist truths, resulting in a state of confusion or being lost. The short sword Azamaru is believed to have been made by Sukehira of the Kobizen school of swordcrafting. Is is said to have been named for the bruises ("aza" in Japanese) that were visible in Kagekiyo's reflection on the sword's blade.
Location: Where to Find Chi-Azamaru
Materials Needed to Craft Chi-Azamaru
Chi-Azamaru Notes & Trivia
- See Blacksmith to understand weapon inheritance and properties.