Swordflight 4.1

  1. “I will forge you into a weapon stronger than any blade.” –Lord Shaxx
  2. Fly faster. Cut deeper. Burn harder.
  3. The hotter you burn, the stronger you become.
  4. “It’s not a game. …Well, it is a game. But it’s more than that. Ah, Shaxx says it better. Go ask him.” –Cayde-6
  5. The phoenix that fights itself, then rises from its ashes stronger than ever. That is the Crucible.


Play on words from “Sword fight”

  • Combat using swords as weapons.

Flavor text “The hotter you burn, the stronger you become.”


  • Vessel or container made of materials that resist great heat
  • A container made of graphite or porcelain that melts only at very high temperatures
  • Used to strengthen metals by heating them to a liquid state and removing impurities before forging

Expanded info:

Mythology Phoenix

  • Long-lived bird that is cyclically regenerated or reborn.
  • Sun origin, a phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of iits own death.
  • A phoenix dies in a show of flames and combustion, although there are other sources that claim that the legendary bird dies and simply decomposes before being born again
  • *May symbolize renewal as well as the sun, time, and resurrection.