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Book of Sorcery

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Book of Sorcery
Hyrule Warriors - Lana Book Artwork.png
Lana wielding the Book of Sorcery
Game(s)
Use(s) Defeating enemies

The Book of Sorcery is a class of Weapon used by Lana in Hyrule Warriors. It is associated with Lightning.

Variations

The Lv.1 Book of Sorcery is the Spirit's Tome, which is a simple, maroon grimoire with gold designs on the cover.

The Lv.2 Book of Sorcery is the Sealing Tome. It is a black book with more intricate, silver designs on the cover with small studded jewels and a silvery tassel bookmark. It is obtained from opening the Treasure Chest that appears after capturing the Lower Level East Keep in "The Shadow King" while playing as Lana.

The Lv.3 Book of Sorcery is the Sorceress Tome, which is a blue book featuring fanciful gold designs with large gemstones and golden feathers decorated upon it. In Hyrule Warriors, it is obtained from earning an A-Rank on the Adventure Mode battle A-11, after using the Digging Mitts to find it.

The Lv.★ Book of Sorcery is the 8-Bit Book of Magic, which is only available in Hyrule Warriors and Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition. Its appearance is based on the Book of Magic from The Legend of Zelda. It is obtained by getting an A-Rank on the Master Quest Map battle H-12, after using a Water Bomb to find it. In Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition, instead of appearing as a separate Weapon, the 8-Bit Book of Magic replaces the Tome of the Night when the "8-Bit Weapons" Setting is turned on in Game Settings within the Settings menu.

The Lv.4 Book of Sorcery is the Sorceress Tome +, which is only available in Hyrule Warriors Legends and Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition. It appears identical to the Sorceress Tome but is a much stronger Weapon.

The Lv.4+ Book of Sorcery is the Tome of the Night, which only appears in Hyrule Warriors Legends and Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition. As a Multi-Element Weapon, the Tome of the Night is also associated with Darkness. The Tome has features the same fanciful design as the Sorceress Tome but with a purple color scheme instead of gold.

Weapon Power
Weapon
Number of Stars
Tier Icon Element(s) 0 1 2 3 4 5
Lv.1 HW Spirit's Tome Icon.png
Spirit's Tome
HWDE Lightning Element Icon.png Lightning 80 88 96 104 112 120
Lv.2 HW Sealing Tome.png
Sealing Tome
HWDE Lightning Element Icon.png Lightning 150 165 180 195 210 225
Lv.3 HW Sorceress Tome.png
Sorceress Tome
HWDE Lightning Element Icon.png Lightning 280 308 336 364 392 420
Lv.★ (HW) HW 8-Bit Book of Magic Icon.png
8-Bit Book of Magic
HWDE Lightning Element Icon.png Lightning 280 308 336 364 392 420
Lv.4 (HWL) HW Sorceress Tome.png
Sorceress Tome +
HWDE Lightning Element Icon.png Lightning 500 550 600 650 700 750
Lv.4+ (HWL) HW Sorceress Tome.png
Tome of the Night
HWDE Lightning Element Icon.png Lightning
HWDE Darkness Element Icon.png Darkness
500 550 600 650 700 750

Attack Combinations

Attack Pattern Effect
Y X X X Lana dashes forward, casts a spell that creates three white slabs, then slams the two closest slabs together.
Y Y X X X Lana makes a small directional wave in front of her which culminates in an electrified slab that attracts lightning.
Y Y Y X X X Lana casts three bolts of lightning in front of her which turn into slabs that can be pushed forward.
Y Y Y Y X Lana summons a white cube before jumping on it and riding it a short distance. When she jumps off of it, it emits a small wave that damages any nearby enemies.

Weak Point Smash

Main article: Critical Point

Against Captains and Warriors, Lana summons a magic wall behind the enemy and then slams them into it, causing the wall to break and unleash Lightning energy around them. Against most Giant Bosses, Lana summons a magic wall to uppercut the monster. While midair, Lana faces the enemy as she charges magic to her feet and comes down with a double thrust kick. Against Argorok, Lana jumps over the dragon and lands on its back while slamming her book against it.

Special Attack

Main article: Special Attack

Lana creates six magic walls, then wall-jumps between them, damaging enemies along the way. When she reaches the end, she turns to face the walls and destroys them, damaging the enemies caught inside and nearby. This attack damages enemies in a rectangular area a short distance ahead of Lana.

Focus Spirit

Main article: Focus Spirit

Upon activation, Lana channels her power in her book and unleashes Lightning energy. The Focus Spirit Attack has Lana summons three magic plates she casts at her enemies in front of her. When the Focus Spirit gauge is depleted, Lana charges the rest of the energy in a magic ball in her hand and then slams it at the ground. She gives a short victory pose to the screen as she lands before turning back to the battle.

Trivia

  • Other Warriors make use of the Book of Sorcery in certain Adventure Mode battles:
Other users of the Book of Sorcery
Warrior Map Tile
HWDE Cia Unmasked Mini Map Icon.png
Cia
Twilight Map C13
B2
G1
D13
(Ally)
Termina Map F4
B4
G7
HWDE Agitha Mini Map Icon.png
Agitha
Twilight Map H7
F8
(ally)
HWDE Zelda Mini Map Icon.png
Zelda
Termina Map C2
G8

Nomenclature

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name
Book of Sorcery Spirit's Tome Sealing Tome Sorceress Tome
Japan Japanese 魔導書 (Madōsho) 魂の魔導書 (Tamashī no Madōsho) 封印の魔導書 (Fūin no Madōsho) 天空の魔導書 (Tenkū no Madōsho)

Gallery

Video Gallery

Book of Sorcery gameplay

See Also