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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.



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 - Tailoring - 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