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Artwork of the Sword of Kings from the EarthBound Player's Guide
Type Weapon
Appears in EarthBound Beginnings

Blades are equippable items used by Teddy and Poo which appear in EarthBound Beginnings and EarthBound. They are weapons which take the form of knives and swords in EarthBound Beginnings and a sword in EarthBound.


Blades will raise the holder's Offense when equipped by varying amounts. In EarthBound Beginnings they are either knives or swords and are Teddy's signiture weapons. In EarthBound only one sword is present, the Sword of Kings, which is Poo's signiture weapon.

List of blades

In EarthBound Beginnings

The blades in EarthBound Beginnings are equippable items that only can be used by Teddy. There is a total of four different blades that can be obtained throughout the game, with varying Offense increasing values.

List of blades in EarthBound Beginnings
Name Japanese Offense Price Notes Where to obtain

ButterKnifeEncyclopedia.png Butter Knife ナイフ
+15 $580 Abbreviated in-game to ButterKnife Ellay Department store
Sweet's Little Factory
Teddy can master it.

SurvivalKnifeEncyclopedia.png Survival Knife サバイバルナイフ
Survival Knife
+38 $1200 Abbreviated in-game to Surv.Knife Ellay Department store
Hey Teddy, this is stronger than an ordinary Knife.

SwordEncyclopedia.png Sword アシガルソード
Ashigaru Sword
+46 N/A Magicant Underground
Teddy can master it.

KatanaEncyclopedia.png Katana KATANA
+58 N/A Cave of Mt. Itoi
This Japanese sword is the best Teddy has seen yet.


Strategy guide illustrations
Butter knife.jpg
Illustration of the Butter Knife
Survival knife.jpg
Illustration of the Survival Knife
Illustration of the Sword
Illustration of the Katana
Mother 1+2
Butter Knife.png
Art of the Butter Knife from Mother 1+2.

In EarthBound

The Sword of Kings is the only blade present in EarthBound. It is also Poo's only equippable weapon

List of blades in EarthBound
Name Japanese Offense Price Additional effects Where to obtain

Sword of kings.jpg Sword of kings おうじゃのつるぎ
Sword of kings
+30 N/A Dropped by Starman Super (1/128 chance)

Weapons in the Mother series
Mother / EarthBound
Baseball batsFrying pansGunsBlades
Mother 3
BoomerangCanine WeaponYo-yosSlingshotsSpiky Weapon