Destruction (ToS)

Destruction as it appears in Tales of Symphonia.

Destruction (爆砕斬 Bakusaizan?, "Blasting Slash"[1]) is an Earth-elemental base arte associated with characters from the Warrior class.

Arte Description and History

When this arte is executed, the user slams their weapon onto the ground, launching stones toward the enemy for a short distance.


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Fan-Translated Names

In-Game Descriptions and Battle Quotes

Tales of Symphonia

Localized Description: "Lv. 1 Sp. Attack: strike the earth and blast rocks toward the enemy."[2]

Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World

Localized Description: "Base: Strike the earth and blast rocks toward the enemy."

Tales of the Rays

Localized Description: "A sword strike against the ground that sends rocks flying at foes."


  1. Tales Series Translation FAQ by KusanagiLord02 GameFAQs (2006-11-05) Retrieved on 2008-07-24.
  2. Tales of Symphonia (GC) Technique FAQ by DarthMarth GameFAQs (2005) Retrieved on 2009-03-07.