Weapons in NieR Replicant are a type of equipment equipped by the Protagonist to engage in Combat. Nier Replicant Weapons Guide for How to get All Weapons in the Game. Some Weapons are found by progressing in the story, completing Quests, killing Enemies, and purchasing from Merchants. This page includes a list of all the Weapons in with their specific descriptions, values, and stats. Each individual weapon has Upgrade Requirements and you must upgrade all weapons to unlock a trophy.

The three classes of Weapons in Nier Replicant are:


Nier Replicant Weapons Guide: How to get and Upgrade all Weapons


Selecting the right tool

In Nier Replicant , Enemies and Weapons are diverse, and is there is no "one size fits all" solution. Different Enemies are vulnerable to different classes of Weapons, Sealed Verses, and Status Effects.

Weapons come in three classes: one-handed swords, two-handed swords, and spears. Different classes of Weapons come in varying ratios of stats, respectively 

  • Attack : The base damage of the Weapon's basic attacks
  • Magic power: The percentage of damage increased when using Sealed Verses while wielding the Weapon
  • Weight: Directly dictates the speed of the Protagonist's attacks when using the Weapon

Each of the above attribute vary in effectiveness against different Enemies, which play an even more important role when fighting Bosses.

For the first part of the game, the Protagonist will only have access to One-handed Swords. As the story progresses into part 2, Two-handed Swords and Spears will be introduced. Therefore, the choice of Weapons are also limited by the availability corresponding to the story's timeline.

Combos and Auras

Auto-attacking enemies in melee by equipping Weapons is seemingly the most basic form of Combat in Nier... . However, unbeknownst to many players, weapons can also perform combos - special attacks produced by specific sequences of controls. Although the controls for combos are the same across different classes of weapons, their special attacks produce varying effects.

The main combos include (but are not limited to): ground special attack, airborne/jump attack, dodge attack, counter attack (guard), and charge attack.

In the original NieR Replicant for PS3 another attribute regarding weapons is their aura - their element when performing the charge attack. Each weapon can belong to one of five auras: Fire, Lightning, Holy, Darkness, and Earth. While all spears produce lightning auras, individual One-handed Swords and Two-handed Swords belong to different auras. This is removed in Replicant ver1.22.



One-handed Swords - Nier Replicant


Weapon Location



Nameless Blade

 Default starting weapon, acquired after completing the prologue. 



Lily Leaf Sword

Purchased in the Village's Blacksmith store. Costs 2400 gold. 



Nirvana Dagger

Found in a box in the Lost Shrine, near the staircase. 




 Acquired from a guard in the Southern plains after saving him




 Gifted by the Prince of Facade after the Barren Temple. 



Earth Wyrm's Claw

Purchased in Facade from the Blacksmith store. Costs 8400 gold. 



Blade of Treachery

Found in a box in  the Haunted Manor, prior to boss fight. 




 Purchased in the Village from the Blacksmith store. Costs 16800 gold.  




Gifted by the mayor of the Forest of Myth for freeing him along with two other residents from Deathdream. Can also be purchased in the Aerie in part 2. 



Ancient Overlord

 Gifted by the King of Facade. 



Phoenix Dagger

Purchased in Seafront from the Blacksmith store. Costs 31200 gold. 



Labyrinth's Whisper

Rewarded by a guard for completing the quest Bridge in Peril. 



Iron Pipe

 Rewarded for finishing the quest A Magical Stone. Can also be acquired by finishing the game through ending B. 


Fool's Embrace (DLC)

Rewarded for completing the fourth level of  the DLC's first floor.



Two-handed Swords - Nier Replicant


Weapon Location



Automatically given to you at the Village in the beginning of Act 2.


Axe of Beheading

Purchased in the Village form the Blacksmith store. Costs 19,200 gold.


Fang of the Twins

Found in the Haunted Manor's Laboratory in level one, inside of a box.


Vile Axe

Purchased at Seafront from the Blacksmith store. Costs 21,600 gold.



Found in the Lost Shrine when revisiting it before the boss fight.


Iron Will

Gifted by Gideon at the two brothers weaponry (Act 2).


Phoenix Sword

Found in a box in the Shadow Lord's castle, in the room where birds gave you the riddle.


Labyrinth's Song

Rewarded for completing the quest Disturbing the sleep of Kings.


Fool's Lament (DLC)

Rewarded for beating the third level of the DLC' second door.





Weapon Location



Automatically given to you at the Village in the beginning of Act 2.


Spear of the Usurper

Purchased at Seafront from the Blacksmith store. Costs 21,600 gold.


The Devil Queen

 Found in a box when revisiting the Lost Shrine.



Purchased at the Aerie (when revisiting) from the Blacksmith store. Costs 21,600 gold.



 Found in a box in the Junk Heap when revisiting it before the boss fight.


Captain's Holy Spear

Purchased in the Facade (when revisiting) from the Blacksmith store. Costs 30,000 gold.


Dragoon Lance

Found in a box in the Shadow Lord's castle, in a box prior to reaching the spiral staircase.


Phoenix Spear

 Purchased in the Facade (when revisiting) from the Blacksmith store. Costs 32,400 gold. 


Labyrinth's Shout

 Rewarded for completing the quest The Damaged Map.


Fool's Accord (DLC)

 Rewarded for compting the fourth level of the DLC's third door.



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    • Anonymous

      08 May 2021 20:30  

      These are all the materials you need to upgrade every weapon to lv max
      Iron Ore x311
      Dented Metal Bat x21
      Broken Arm x49
      Rusty Bucket x10
      Rusted Clump x13
      Titanium Alloy x26
      Stripped Bolt x10
      Simple Machine x6
      Broken Antenna x37
      Large Gear x7
      Forlorm Necklace x2
      Pyrite x13
      Rusty Kitchen Knife x11
      Gold Ore x25
      Mysterious Switch x9
      Broken Lens x5
      Broken Saw x5
      Twisted Ring x5
      Broken Battery x9
      Broken Wristwatch x11
      Amber x11
      Scorpion Claw x10
      Clay x18
      Broken Pottery x2
      Broken Amber x1
      Copper Ore x88
      Machine Oil x5
      Complex Machine x8
      Crystal x14
      Silver Ore x124
      Elaborate Machine x5
      Natural Rubber x1
      Moldavite x12
      Broken Mirror x10
      Memory Alloy x12
      Fluorite x12
      Giant Egg x6
      Eagle Egg x4
      Broken Earring x5
      Black Pearl x15
      Damascus Steel x9
      Goat Hide x3
      Dented Metal Board x6
      Severed Cable x10
      Forlom Necklace x2
      Subdued Bracelet x3
      Stopped Clock x3
      Meteorite x5
      Metal Piercing x4
      Broken Motor x1
      Pearl x1

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