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The Swords of Despair are Ganondorf's default weapon in his Great Swords moveset in Hyrule Warriors and Hyrule Warriors Legends.

Befitting its wielder's evil nature it has a Darkness Elemental Attribute.

A variation of these swords appear with Ganondorf's Yuga Ganon colors called the Swords of Renewal, which has both light and darkness elemental attributes.


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Possible Inspiration

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Link vs. Ganondorf (Space World 2000)

Ganondorf's Sword from the 2000 Space World Demo

Ganondorf (Super Smash Bros. Melee)

One of the swords resembles the design of the large sword wield by Ganondorf in the The Legend of Zelda: Space World 2000 Demo and Super Smash Bros. Melee.

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