Black Mortal Blade


This item has no description since it is unobtainable.

[Note: the image above is of the Mortal Blade, not the Black Mortal Blade]

Black Mortal Blade is an unobtainable item in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. Described in the Black Scroll, it is a twin to the Mortal Blade and known as "Open Gate" as it is said to open a gate to the underworld. It is wielded by Genichiro, Way of the Tomoe in his final Fight, as well as The Owl during the Shura ending.


 Black Mortal Blade Usage

  • Unusable by Sekiro.


How to Find Black Mortal Blade

  • Unobtainable by Sekiro, although he can be seen wielding the blade during the Shura ending cutscene.
  • Can be seen wielded by The Owl during the Shura ending cutscene.
  • Can be seen wielded by Genichiro, Way of the Tomoe in his final fight.


Black Mortal Blade Notes & Tips

  • Described in the Black Scroll
  • After showing the Mortal Blade to Isshin Ashina, eavesdropping will result in the following dialogue:
    • "The crimson Mortal Blade...That means the one he has must, then. To abandon oneself in search of strength...How tragic..."
  • Is double-edged



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    • Anonymous

      16 Feb 2020 16:38  

      Why we can't use the black mortal blade? Can we use it by using mods or other characters (Genichiro : Way of Tomoe, Owl) before the game ends or after the game ends? Plzzzzz, someone reply if you know the answer or if you've tried it.

      • Anonymous

        17 Aug 2019 23:04  

        I think it’s likely that Tomoe had the black mortal blade because we know that she was successful in severing Takeru’s immortality even though in Tomoes note it said that she was unable to get the one in Senpou temple. If she was successful in severing the ties of immortality and she didn’t get the crimson mortal blade she must have got the black one. This can also explain how Genichiro got it. He was Tomoes student and likely was aware of it and was able to inherit from her or something similar.

        • Anonymous

          17 Jun 2019 21:40  

          I kinda feel like having a second mortal blade was kind of a lame plot device. “Haha, I have one too now.”

          • Anonymous

            11 May 2019 01:45  

            Does this blade lacks the power to kill immortal creatures? Neither Genichiro nor Isshin can kill you for good or disable your resurrection power in final encounter.

            • Anonymous

              03 May 2019 19:04  

              Owl decapitate Genichiro, you can see Owl place something(Genichiro's head) beside Isshin's body, he took the Black Mortal Blade from Genichiro

              • Anonymous

                06 Apr 2019 14:20  

                Isn't it the weapon Genichiro uses during the second way of tomoe fight (immortal severance final boss phase 1)? He starts the fight with a black mortal draw

                • Anonymous

                  Black Mortal Blade [Sekiro Wiki]06 Apr 2019 07:38  

                  I'm gonna copy what I just posted in the Isshin Ashina page's comments:
                  If you Eavesdrop on Isshin Ashina by hugging the wall outside his doorway, you can listen to him say, "The crimson Mortal Blade...That means the one he has must, then. To abandon oneself in search of strength...How tragic..."
                  I don't know what requirements must be met to trigger this, but I'm fairly certain you have to have at least gotten the Mortal Blade from the Divine Child of Rejuvenation. After getting it, talking to Isshin Ashina will have Wolf explain that when he drew and looked upon the crimson blade, he died, once.
                  So... As you just told him your blade is crimson, and he says "the one he has is black, then" implies that... there is more than one Mortal Blade? Perhaps this is mentioned/explained at some point later in the game, as I've only completed Mibu and Senpou Temple, and am just about to kill the Guardian Ape.
                  So, based of this page containing no additional info, I'm assuming the Black Mortal Blade really is a thing! As others have mentioned, perhaps it is already present in the game and is hard to get or will be dlc. (Edited format for easier reading, as well as additional comments after seeing this page doesn't contain additional information on the Black Mortal Blade) -DK

                  • Anonymous

                    31 Mar 2019 20:20  

                    Maybe no one discovered it or maybe its super hard to meet requirements, or its just gonna be a dlc item, who knows.

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