Gifted by the Goddess Athena after the slaying of the Gorgon Medusa, this sword destroyed the titanic monster that threatened Andromeda.
Sword of Perseus

The Sword of Perseus is a DLC weapon for God of War: Ascension's Multiplayer. It's a long and strong sword with a carving of Medusa's head on it. It was specially created for co-operative moves.


  • Rank 1: N/A
  • Rank 2: 15,000
  • Rank 3: 45,000


  • Rank 1: +8% Physical Power; +4% Cooldown Reduction
  • Rank 2: +9% Physical Power; +5% Cooldown Reduction
  • Rank 3: +10% Physical Power; +6% Cooldown Reduction


A ranged sword with Coop abilities.

–In-game description

  • Andromeda's Savior - Summons a magical shield that when slammed into the ground protects allies and sweeps enemies off their feet. L1 + Square
  • Bane of Acrisius - Envelop yourself and allies in a cloak of invisibility. While in this stage, perform dual super attacks with teammates. L1 + Triangle


  • The magic shield summoned in both special attacks is actually the Shield of Perseus.
  • Both special attacks are actually moves used by Perseus in his fight against Kratos in God of War II.
  • The co-op move from Bane of Acrisius is the same execution done when a player is tethered after being stunned from the Spear of Olympus.
  • Despite not being mentioned in the description, the Band of Acrisius heals all the ally enclosed in the cloak, in the similar way of the Lance of Hades.

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