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Year 2
Type Sword
Slot Heavy Weapon
Level 40
Rarity Exotic
Damage Type Arc
Attack 310 -320
Impact 60
Speed 45
Range 25
Magazine 55 - 81
Efficiency 75
Defense 20
Energy 75
Acquired by A Sword Reforged
Description With your own hands you forged the mighty Bolt-Caster. Now take it in hand and unleash its thunder.
Bolt-Caster is a level 40 Exotic Sword. It is obtained as a reward for completing A Sword Reforged, a quest that is acquired by speaking to Lord Shaxx while equipped with a legendary sword that has been fully upgraded and infused with an attack value of 280 or greater.

Note: To receive the quest for Bolt-Caster, the equipped sword must be an Arc Edge.


Intrinsic Perks

  • Sword Strike - Use [R1] or [RB] to attack with the sword.
  • Arc-Forged Guard - Use to guard. Effective against Solar and Void attacks, less effective against Arc attacks.
  • Infuse - Consume a more powerful Weapon to boost the Attack value of this Weapon.

Primary Perks

Exotic Perks

  • Sword of Thunder - Use [R2] or [RT] to shoot a beam of Arc Light from your sword, creating a lingering electrical storm.

Selectable Perk 1

Selectable Perk 2


  • None

How to Obtain

Exotic quest icon2.png A Sword Reforged
See quest page for acquisition details.


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