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This article is about the Ethereal Blades. You may be looking for the Sleight.

Judgment is a pair of Ethereal Blades that can be wielded by Xemnas in Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days. It can be upgraded to the Judgment+.

Design

Judgment's blade has a slight curve and gets increasingly wider from the handle to the tip. The tip of the blade is flat and slanted so that the inner edge of the blade is actually longer than the outer edge. The inner edge is lined with curved spikes. This type of Ethereal Blade glows yellow.

Etymology

Judgment is the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions. It also refers to deeming somebody guilty of a crime or offense and meting out a formal or informal punishment for it.

Gameplay

The attack combos for Judgment are characterized by broad, swift, spinning attacks. The ground combo consists of a spinning thrust, a 360° swing, another spinning thrust, and a double spin, with the blades extending on the last spin. The finisher has a knockback effect.

Upon striking targets, the blades create a violet "X"-shaped slashing effect. At the end of a combo, the effect is larger, and the center is colored pink.

The aerial combo consists of an upwards spinning swing, a double spinning slash, and a downward 360° spin slash with knockback.

The ground combo for Judgment+ adds another 360° swing and another thrust before the double-spin finisher.

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