Darktide: How To Get and Use Heavy Sword Explained

Warhammer 40K: Darktide has multiple weapons that assign to particular character classes, for example, the power sword is only available for the Veteran class in Darktide. Similarly to that, the Heavy Sword is only available for the Zealot class.

The Heavy Sword can give some great buff to the player and more important the special attack of this weapon can take down multiple enemies in a few strikes. Here we cover how to unlock the Heavy Sword in Warhammer 40K: Darktide.

How To Unlock Heavy Sword in Darktide?

In Warhammer 40K: Darktide there are two heavy swords were available for the Zealot class character first is Turtolsky Mk VI and the second is Turtolsky Mk XI. Both swords have different buffs but the core attacking pattern is similar.

Below we mentioned when you can unlock both the heavy swords in Darktide with trust levels.

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Heavy Swords in DarktideTrust Level To Unlock
Turtolsky Mk VI Trust Level 3
Turtolsky Mk XITrust Level 17

You can unlock MKVI when you reach three trust levels as Zealot Preacher and MK XI at the 17 trust level. Both weapons’ special attacks can give some great buffs the MK VI has the Backslash attack as special that can be a killing blow for the enemy.

Following are the Turtolsky MK VI and MK XI Heavy Sword Blessings.

Turtolsky MK VI BlessingsTurtolsky MK XI Blessings
Brutal MomentumBrutal Momentum
Devastating StrikeDevastating Strike
Perfect StrikePerfect Strike
Savage SweepSavage Sweep

As you, the blessings, special attacks, and actions are almost the same in both the heavy swords. However, the buff such as Heavy attacks, ratings, light attacks dodge limit and other traits are more in the MK XI heavy sword compared to the VI.

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Most of the Darktide gaming community members think the Heavy Swords are the confound weapon when it comes to getting buff for the Zealot Preacher. The Thunder Hammer is one of the best melee weapons for the Zealot that most player use during matches with their team.

This is all for the Darktide Heavy Sword guide for more related content do check our Darktide guides.

Warhammer 40K: Darktide is available for Windows PC and Steam platform only.