For the Year 1 weapon, see Swordbreaker (Year 1).
If you're going to face down a Knight with an ascendant blade, bring an ascendant gun.
― In-game description

Swordbreaker is a legendary shotgun.


Swordbreaker can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Raid Reprise source icon Raid Reprise
This item drops in a raid.


Swordbreaker can be upgraded with the following perks:

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Void Damage perk icon Void Damage
This weapon causes Void Damage.
Hive Disruptor icon Hive Disruptor
Increase damage to Hive Majors.
Infuse perk icon Infuse
Consume a more powerful Weapon to boost the Attack value of this Weapon.

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Smooth Ballistics icon Smooth Ballistics
Increased recoil.

Boost to range.

Accurized Ballistics icon Accurized Ballistics
More range and Impact.

Increased recoil.

Field Choke icon Field Choke
More range and Impact.

Increased recoil.

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Grenadier icon Grenadier
Kills with this weapon reduce the cooldown of your grenade.

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Flared Magwell icon Flared Magwell
Reload this weapon even faster.
Hammer Forged icon Hammer Forged
Improved range and accuracy.
Lightweight icon Lightweight
When held, this weapon grants +2 character Agility.

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Final Round icon Final Round
The last round in a magazine deals bonus damage.


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