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«Senda» (閃打(センダ), Senda?, lit. "Flash Blow") is a 1-hit Martial Arts category Sword Skill in Sword Art Online, New ALfheim Online and Project Alicization.


«Senda» consists of a basic thrust with the user's hand, which projects out in a straight line[1], dealing an uppercut.[2] «Senda» is the quickest of all Martial Arts skills.[2]

The skill is activated by clenching one's hand into a fist.


Instance Description
Light Novel Anime Manga
Progressive Volume 1, Rondo of a Fragile Blade, Part 2 N/A Progressive Manga Chapter 9 Kirito used «Senda» to attack a Windwasp during the challenge that Asuna proposed, after being overwhelmed by her ability of connecting critical hits.
Progressive Volume 1, Rondo of a Fragile Blade, Part 12 N/A N/A Kirito used «Senda» to deal the Last Attack on Baran the General Taurus.
Progressive Volume 2, Concerto of Black and White, Part 7 N/A Kirito used «Senda» as a surprise attack to disarm Morte of his shield, creating an opening for him to use «Sharp Nail», during their duel.
Progressive Volume 3, Barcarolle of Froth, Part 1 N/A Kirito unintentionally activated «Senda» and used it to strike a tree, causing two fruit-like inner tubes to descend from it.
Progressive Volume 3, Barcarolle of Froth, Part 8 N/A Kirito punched a forest elven soldier, who was attacking Asuna, with «Senda», sending him into the water.
Progressive Volume 5, Canon of the Golden Rule, Part 4 N/A Senda was used by Kirito to punch Morte after blocking his axe attack. Although Morte blocked the punch with his right arm, he temporarily lost his balance in the process.



Skills and Magic
Default Sword Skills
mostly common in SAO, New ALO, UW
Avalanche - Cyclone - Deadly Sins - Embracer - Explode Arrow[1] - Fell Crescent - Flashing Penetrator - Horizontal - Horizontal Arc - Horizontal Square - Howling Octave[2] - Lightning Fall - Linear - Meteor Break - Meteor Fall - Rage Spike - Reaver - Savage Fulcrum - Senda - Sharp Nail - Single Shot - Slant - Snake Bite - Sonic Leap - Spinning Shield - Star Splash[2] - Starburst Stream[3] - Treble Scythe - Tsumujiguruma - Tsujikaze - Ukifune - Vertical - Vertical Arc - Vertical Square - Vorpal Strike - Whirlwind
SAO Dual Blades - Extra Skills - Fishing - Hiding - Holy Sword - Searching - Sewing - Tracking - Unique Skills
ALO Original Sword Skill(Mother's Rosario (OSS))
Magic Butterfly Shield - Cold resistance spell - Concealment - Earth Wall - Fireball - Fire Spear - Healing Magic - Hit Point Buff Magic - Hollow Body - Ice Arrows - Metamorphosis - Moonlight Mirror - Night Vision - Purified Surface - Retrieve Arrow - Sacrifice - Searcher - Smokescreen - Strength Buff Magic - Vacuum Blades - Water Breathing - Wind Needles
Project Alicization Sacred Arts - Incarnation - Synthesis Ritual
  1. Only in ALO.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Only in SAO and ALO
  3. Only in SAO
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