How To Get Genshin Impact Dark Iron Sword

Want to get your hands on the Dark Iron Sword in Genshin Impact? Here is how you can!

Dark Iron Sword in Genshin Impact has to be the rarest 3-star sword that you can get. Interestingly this is the only weapon in the game that you cannot refine as you can only acquire it once. Getting it isn’t difficult you just have to talk to an NPC for it. After you exhaust their dialogues they will gift it to you.

It can be surprisingly useful for Electro characters because it allows various elemental reactions like Overloaded, Superconduct, Electro-Charged, Quicken, Aggravate, and Hyperbloom. Since there are plenty of Dendro characters in the game now, you have more combinations to set up these reactions. So here are all the Stats and Skills that Dark Iron Sword offers in Genshin Impact and how you can ascend it.

How to Get Dark Iron Sword in Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact Dark Iron Sword best character, stats, skills, and ascension
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To get the Dark Iron Sword, you have to talk to Chen the Sharp NPC in Liyue Harbor.

  1. After starting the conversation, ask him “How’re the fish selling?”.
  2. Next, choose “Tell me about the Guhua clan.”.

Once the conversation is over you will get the sword.

How to Ascend Dark Iron Sword

You need the following materials for ascending it:

  • Ascension Level 0 to 1
    • Mora x5000
    • Luminous Sand from Gunyun x2
    • Hunter’s Sacrificial Knife x2
    • Damaged Mask x1
  • Ascension Level 1 to 2
    • Mora x10,000
    • Lustrous Stone from Gunyun x2
    • Hunter’s Sacrificial Knife x8
    • Damaged Mask x5
  • Ascension Level 2 to 3
    • Mora x15,000
    • Lustrous Stone from Gunyun x4
    • Agent’s Sacrificial Knife x4
    • Stained Mask x4
  • Ascension Level 3 to 4
    • Mora x20,000
    • Relic from Guyun x2
    • Agent’s Sacrificial Knife x8
    • Stained Mask x6
  • Ascension Level 4 to 5
    • Mora x25,000
    • Relic from Guyun x4
    • Inspector’s Sacrificial Knife x6
    • Ominous Mask x4
  • Ascension Level 5 to 6
    • Mora x30,000
    • Divine Body from Guyun x3
    • Inspector’s Sacrificial Knife x12
    • Ominous Mask x8

Dark Iron Sword Stats & Skills in Genshin


Causing elemental reactions like Electro-Charged, Overloaded, Quicken, Hyperbloom, Aggravate, Superconduct, or Electro-infused Swirl will increase your attack by 20% for the next 12 seconds.


These are the base stats at different levels:

  • Level 1
    • Base Attack: 39
    • Elemental Mastery: 31
  • Level 20 (after ascending)
    • Base Attack: 113
    • Elemental Mastery: 54
  • Level 40 (after ascending)
    • Base Attack: 189
    • Elemental Mastery: 79
  • Level 50 (after ascending)
    • Base Attack: 236
    • Elemental Mastery: 91
  • Level 60 (after ascending)
    • Base Attack: 282
    • Elemental Mastery: 104
  • Level 70 (after ascending)
    • Base Attack: 329
    • Elemental Mastery: 116
  • Level 80 (after ascending)
    • Base Attack: 375
    • Elemental Mastery: 128
  • Level 90
    • Base Attack: 401
    • Elemental Mastery: 141

Best Character to Use Dark Iron Sword with

Keqing is the best character to use this weapon as it works well with electro-reactions. Aside from her, the only other characters that can use the Dark Iron sword are Electro Traveller and Kuki Shinobu. This is considering only Electro characters that is, you can even give this weapon to other sword users if you don’t have better weapons for them.

That’s everything you should know about the Dark Iron Sword in Genshin Impact from acquiring it, to its stats and skills. For more help on this game check out our Genshin Impact section.