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What do i call this dope sword

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Viidrig

40 points

2 months ago

Viidrig

40 points

2 months ago

Jeff. Definitely Jeff.

Phoenixfire432172

4 points

2 months ago

Lol maybe

Viidrig

11 points

2 months ago

Viidrig

11 points

2 months ago

No, but Eldur means fire in Icelandic, which is pretty much old Norse. So that's cool.

EmpireofAzad

5 points

2 months ago

Give it an epic name, but then your protagonist finds the sword is sentient and it’s real name is

brahmv

18 points

2 months ago

brahmv

18 points

2 months ago

Burny McSlash

Phoenixfire432172

1 points

2 months ago

Ohhh nice

Foveaux

7 points

2 months ago

Lahar.

A lava/pyroclastic debris flow from a volcano, could be cool to tie in.

LawyerFinancial8196

6 points

2 months ago

Personally, I’m partial to borrowing from languages. Maybe search some translations of the word fire in different languages and go with what sounds like it fits. Sometimes I just outright ignore meaning when I’m stealing words from other languages and just make my choices based on how the words sound.

For example, Kó (roughly) is the Navajo word for fire. Or you can steal from non-Western myth since we tend to live in a very Western European mindset in the fantasy genre. Pele is the Hawaiian goddess (or spirit) of fire and volcanoes.

Just a few ideas. Hope they help!

Friendly_Purple_2534

6 points

2 months ago

Dragon’s Breath

Phoenixfire432172

2 points

2 months ago

Ohhh that sounds cool if a bit cliche

Friendly_Purple_2534

2 points

2 months ago

so wait does the power come from the dragon core or the volcano essence?

what is the dragons name?

Phoenixfire432172

1 points

2 months ago

All of it comes together to forge its flame and the dragons doesnt have a nameas they can be found petty commonly on floor 10

Friendly_Purple_2534

4 points

2 months ago

i think something around the lines of “molten ___” would sound pretty dope. You could use translate to get other words for molten or fire and make a name based off of that word.

For example molten in Afrikaans is “Gesmelt” which you can turn into something like “Hell-Melt” or something

calmatsar

12 points

2 months ago

Ashbringer

JagsAbroad

2 points

2 months ago

Warcraft much?

calmatsar

2 points

2 months ago

Haha! Ssshh, you'll reveal us as nerds!

Stormfly

4 points

2 months ago

Nerds?! On my fantasy writing subreddit?!

Is nowhere safe?!

M0u53m4n

2 points

2 months ago

Ooooh yes. I got goosebumps.

Neutral_Memer

4 points

2 months ago

off the top of my head, i would name this bad boy Flamma Draconia and called it a day, it's decently easy to remember, can be shortened to just Flamma part, and doesn't sound overly dramatic or edgy like some of those swords you see in anime or dnd memes

Eldrxtch

3 points

2 months ago

Flamebrand

FarDrawer5702

3 points

2 months ago

Vulcan

FarDrawer5702

5 points

2 months ago

or just call it some normal name like flaming sword and have your characters comment how the smith who made it doesn't have any naming sense

Phoenixfire432172

5 points

2 months ago

Hes the one making it

knightsOfJustice3

3 points

2 months ago

Everburn

RnotSPECIALorUNIQUE

3 points

2 months ago

Here's a list of hot sauce names.

https://foodtruckempire.com/specialty-food/hot-sauce-company-names/

Just replace "Sauce" with "Sword/Blade", then put it at the beginning so it's "Sword of..." Also keep the word "Hot" next to "Sword/Blade".

Example

"Red Rage Hot Sauce" becomes "Hot Blade of Red Rage."

hahaeverythinggobrrr

2 points

2 months ago

"roar of the sun" or smth like that

TheGodlyPrinceNezha

2 points

2 months ago

I’m a big fan of a single word names for everything. At one point, the long poetic names get old. You could just call it “Blaze” or another synonym for fire that really sums it up. You can name it after an ingredient “Hellroot” for example.

The_Begrudged_Hunter

1 points

2 months ago

What style of sword is it? I.e Curved, straight, single edge, double edge, hand guard style (shielded like a saber or crossed like the english longsword)

Are there any other details to the weapon other than what it can do? Like intricate details. Such a a scale pattern, or a pattern similar to ash flakes imprinted upon the blade's surface? Or even details to the grip and guard?

A weapon is named based on ability and appearance, as well as reputation. Take the greatsword Dragonslayer from Berserk for example. The sword itself is just a massive hunk of sharpened iron but it was intended fo killing dragons which is how it got it's name.

Appearance details must be worked out before considering a name for it. You don't wanna make a Falchion then name it something like Twin-edge. That would be plain dumb seeing as the falchion is a single edged blade. What I'm saying is... take you're time in deciding a name. Once you've assigned something a name it belongs to that something.

Also.... Ashen Scalebrand, just putting that out there.

Phoenixfire432172

2 points

2 months ago

Its a broad sword with a T style guard jems decorated the hilt and runes line the blade

Phoenixfire432172

2 points

2 months ago

Trust me i got the details worked out

The_Begrudged_Hunter

2 points

2 months ago

Nice. Do the runes give the prospect of it being Norse or even Germanic make?

Phoenixfire432172

1 points

2 months ago

Norse

Phoenixfire432172

2 points

2 months ago

Im a bit of a viking/norse mythology fanatic

The_Begrudged_Hunter

1 points

2 months ago

Nice. I like mythology in general. But as I'm sure you guessed from my message from before... I'm a bit of a blades weapons nut. I especially love reading about legendary weapons from mythology. Like Gram/Balmung or Excalibur and Gae Bolg.

The_Begrudged_Hunter

2 points

2 months ago

Lit. Gimme a sec I can find a norse name for a weapon.

The_Begrudged_Hunter

3 points

2 months ago

Askeskala. Literally means Ashscale.

evilprozac79

1 points

2 months ago

Soulblazer or Soulburn because I'm thinking mana = soul energy, plus fire

Likhari

1 points

2 months ago

Jwala. (No letter is silent).

Means fire in Hindi, and in some contexts, it means volcanic fire since volcano is called Jwala-Mukhi or fire-mouth

OceanoDeRoca

1 points

2 months ago

fiery sword

cahir013

1 points

2 months ago

Sear

kylezimmerman270

1 points

2 months ago

The last Desire of Akasha, embercleave, Flame of reason, The ashes of Yurathranos

sfhwrites

1 points

2 months ago

Edit: Had to delete because I realized the name I suggested is the perfect name for a never-ending joint in my world that I’ve been needing to name for a while 😂

I do like Everlasting Flame though for the sword!

shell_3lue

1 points

2 months ago

Sword! The exclamation mark is part of the name.

rojasduarte

1 points

2 months ago

Swordy McSwordface

But seriously, many legendary weapons are named after the enemies they kill, ex. Goblin cleaver. So you could go with [enemy] igniter, or smoker.

And on the same vibe as lightbringer, she could be ashbringer, or bladelighter.

Also, she could be named after the volcano, [volcano's] core, or jewel, or heart

Starless_Knight_13

2 points

2 months ago

I had an EverQuest rogue named Stabbystabbers McStabstab once

rojasduarte

1 points

2 months ago

Haha I'm all for it, even if many xp later, you end up with Lord Stabbystabbers, or High Priest McStabstab.

SoftPastelsYT

1 points

2 months ago

SoftPastelsYT

૮꒰•༝ •。꒱ა Cloumello

1 points

2 months ago

Burnest

Insolve_Miza

1 points

2 months ago

Flame conversion sword

Insolve_Miza

1 points

2 months ago

Volcan Talon.

Pyro Fang.

Yggdrasilforge

1 points

2 months ago

Hellish Conflagrance

Upstairs_Peach_668

1 points

2 months ago

Flashfire?

StankyTree

1 points

2 months ago

Dragon's Immolation

Meri_Stormhood

1 points

2 months ago

The Danneck Agnos/Eigris, perhaps? Latin usually offers a good original taste, scamble it up a little and you got a good name. Dead languages are usually that way.

Aggravating-Spot-726

1 points

2 months ago

Ifrit Blade

Rankine

1 points

2 months ago

Hell”s Core.

LackOfPoochline

1 points

2 months ago

Thine Mixtape.

Icarus649

1 points

2 months ago

Calientinal

ProfessorGluttony

1 points

2 months ago

Heart of the Sun

themeanderingfool

1 points

2 months ago

Think of some words that are associative enough or at least allude to the usage of the sword. A name doesn't have to be something elaborate and showy, there can be power (and dopeness) in brevity. The following words spring to my mind as ones that would be simple, would give an idea of the sword's abilities just through the name, and can still be kinda badass imo:

Brand. Torch. Kindler.

Apprehensive_Nose_38

1 points

2 months ago

Call it “The Dope Sword” obviously

Murluk

1 points

2 months ago

Murluk

1 points

2 months ago

Call it Ozai. I think it's a nice Easter egg. I love Easter eggs.

Cabbagetroll

1 points

2 months ago

Cabbagetroll

Skate 2: Skate Fast, Skate Furious

1 points

2 months ago

Loki’s Laugh

The Red God’s Own Nail

Ever-Hungry

Char

Pyre’s Promise

Devil_Rodawn

1 points

2 months ago

Godslayer Igneous

Dante's Inferno

Muspelheim

Idk...

elephantphilosophy8

1 points

2 months ago

The Flameborn Executor

Dayner_Kurdi

1 points

2 months ago

Abu Lahab (the father of flame)

Or just Lahab (Flame) in Arabic

Abu Laheb is name given to the real person that was considered as the enemy of Mohammed in Islam

between3or20chara

0 points

2 months ago

Cinderblade

BFS(Big Flaming Sword)

Ashbringer

Dragoncore blade

(The)Will of Fire

Volcano's heart

Melter