Shadow Blade (weapon)

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For the spell, see Shadow Blade Shadow Blade. For the passive feature, see Shadow Blade (passive feature).
Shadow Blade (weapon) image

Shadow Blade is an uncommon Shortsword that grants the wielder advantage against Lightly or Heavily Obscured targets when using this blade. It also deals 2d8 Psychic damage instead of the usual 1d6.

Description Icon.png
Umbral claws sweep through the long slender facets of the blade.


Shortswords Shortswords
Rarity: Uncommon
Enchantment: None
Finesse Finesse
Light (weapon property) Light
Dippable Dippable
 Melee: 1.5 m / 5  ft
 Weight: 0.9 kg / 1.8 lb
Price: 65 gp
UID UNI_HUM_ShadowBlade
UUID 66d6cbd5-c231-4fc4-a3b7-80f781b579f7


The holder of this item gains:

Weapon actions

Proficiency Icon.png If you have proficiency, equip in main hand to gain:

Where to find


  • Unlike most Shortswords, Shadow Blade is classed as a Simple weapon and not a Martial weapon.
  • While this weapon can be dipped in most cases, it cannot be Dipped in Fire.
  • The Shadow Blade passive granted by this weapon does not grant advantage agaisnt obscured targets, instead seeming to do nothing.