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Double Spiral Attack (ToE)

Double Spiral Attack as it appears in Tales of Eternia.

Soaring Light Spear (閃空翔裂破 Senkuu Shoureppa?, "Flashing Sky Soaring Fissuring Tear"), alternatively Victory Light Spear (閃空衝裂破 / 閃空衝烈破 Senkuu Shoureppa?, "Flashing Sky Colliding Fissuring Tear"/"Flashing Sky Colliding Violent Tear"), is an upgraded version of the Light Spear arte.

Arte Description and History[]

This arte is executed initially the same way as a typical Light Spear, in which the character spirals into the air surrounded by a trail of light, but instead finishing with a powerful horizontal slash while airborne, before falling back to the ground. This is a very powerful attack, but it is difficult to combo with since the final slash will miss the target if it is not launched into the air with the character during the initial spiral jump.

Although they share the same pronunciation, both variations of this attack are defined by different kanji characters that are used in their Japanese names, 閃空衝裂破 and 閃空翔裂破, in which the third character is either "Collide" ( shou?) and "Soar" ( shou?). Due to this difference in naming, characters with the "collide" version have Victory Light Spear, while characters with "soar" have Soaring Light Spear. Both variations appeared within the same localized game once, in Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology, and their English names have followed the established differences.

In Tales of the Abyss, Soaring Light Spear is an arcane arte Guy Cecil can learn from the sidequest that involves learning from other people on the Sigmund-style swordsmanship. After rescuing Natalia at the Oracle Headquarters in Daath, Guy finds four different members of the Artes Council in the following locations. Near the monument at the right side in front of the cathedral, near the bar counter on the second floor of the inn at Grand Chokmah, near the generator at the center of Belkend, and inside the left igloo at Keterburg. Guy has these men fill out his Hod Citizen Registry, allowing the fourth member to teach Guy the arte. In the same game, for some reason, Reid's version of the arte, despite reprising the original Japanese voice clip from Tales of Eternia, uses the "collide" variant despite him using the "soar" variant in Tales of Eternia and is named Spiral Attack, the localized name for Light Spear in the same game.

In Tales of Vesperia, the user instead dives in a diagonal angle instead of performing the horizontal slash, making it visually similar to Light Spear's pattern of movement in other games. Similar to what happened with Light Spear, Victory Light Spear's kanji for "Fissure" (?) is replaced with "Violent" (?), without the change in pronunciation.

In Tales of the Rays, the "soar" variant becomes Reid Hershel's Light-elemental mirrage arte. Instead of executing the arte immediately, he first charges the sword while soaring in the air with his target and finishes with slamming his target to the ground, also damaging nearby enemies. The "collide" variant is used by both Zelos Wilder and Repede and the latter's version can be used in the air at level one enhancement. Additionally, Zelos's version alters into Majin Senkuuha when used as the sixth or later action in a chain and Repede's version alters into Senkuu Hishouken when used as the sixth or later action in a chain or during Burst Limits.

Appearances (Soaring Light Spear)[]

Soaring Light Spear (TotA)

Soaring Light Spear as it appears in Tales of the Abyss.

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Appearances (Victory Light Spear)[]

Victory Light Spear (ToV)

Victory Light Spear used by Repede in Tales of Vesperia.

Original Titles

Crossover Titles


CD Dramas

Fan-Translated Names[]

Victory Light Spear[]

In-Game Descriptions and Battle Quotes[]

Tales of Eternia[]

Japanese Description: 回転突き後、さらに上昇して敵を吹き飛ばす

Tales of Symphonia[]

Japanese Description: 横回転の剣圧で敵を浮かせ 回転斬りにより敵を吹き飛ばす奥義
Localized Description: "Lv. 3 Sp. Attack: float target with a sword swing and spin attack."

User: Abyssion
Japanese Quote: 食らえ!

Tales of the Abyss[]

Soaring Light Spear[]

Japanese Description: 横回転の剣圧で敵を浮かせ 回転斬りにより敵を吹き飛ばす奥義
Localized Description: "Arcane: A vicious spinning attack launches the enemy into the air for another slash attack."

Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology[]

Soaring Light Spear[]

Localized Description: "Arcane: Launch the enemy with a spiral strike up."

Victory Light Spear[]

Localized Description: "Arcane: Slash an enemy into the air, then strike them down."

Tales of Innocence[]

Japanese Description: 敵を浮かせ回転斬りで敵を吹き飛ばす奥義
Translated Description (Absolute Zero): "Arcane: Lift the enemy with a rotational slash before blowing them away."

Tales of Vesperia[]

Japanese Description: 回転斬りの剣圧で敵を浮かせ 更なる一撃で吹き飛ばすスキル変化技
Localized Description: "Altered Arte: Spin in the air and dive quickly down at the enemy."

User: Zagi
Japanese Quote: 防げやしねえ!
Localized Quote: "You can't beat me!"

Alternate Japanese Quote: せいや死ねぇ!

Tales of Xillia[]

Japanese Description: 回転斬りの剣圧で敵を浮かせ 更なる一撃で吹き飛ばすスキル変化技

Tales of Innocence R[]

Japanese Description: 閃空裂破の最後に叩き斬りで追撃する奥義

Tales of the Rays[]

Soaring Light Spear[]

Japanese Description: 回転斬りにより敵を浮かし更に追撃で斬り飛ばす魔鏡技
Localized Description: "[Mirrage Arte] Launch foes with a spin slash, then cut them back down."

Japanese Quote: 魔鏡技!うおおぉ!閃空翔裂破!!

Victory Light Spear[]

User: Zelos Wilder
Japanese Description:


User: Repede
Japanese Description:


Tales of Arise[]

Japanese Description: 回転斬りから斬り払いを見舞う奥義
Localized Description: "A hidden art that strings together a spinning slash with a sweeping slice at the end."