This is an overview of the Photon Arts in NGS. For a more in-depth look at each Photon Art, please visit the dedicated weapon type PA pages.

Editor note: the icons and translations here are placeholders. The original Japanese text is provided so it can be properly translated.

Swords

Icon Name Stat Lv.1 Obtain List Description Notes
UINGSPhotonArtSpiralEdge.png Spiral Edge
スパイラルエッジ
Power
PP
700
25
 ? Sword Photon Art. Ascend while spinning, and unleash a slash. The power increases with each charge.
(”大剣(ソード)”用のフォトンアーツ。回転しながら上昇し、斬撃を放つ。チャージするごとで、威力が上昇する。)
The more you charge this, the more vertical slashes are performed.
UINGSPhotonArtTwistZapper.png Twist Zapper
ツイストザッパー
Power
PP
670
28
 ? Sword Photon Art. Spinning attack that approaches enemies. Charge to increase the amount of spins.
(“大剣(ソード)”用のフォトンアーツ。エネミーに向かって、回転しながら攻撃を行う。チャージすることで、スピン回数が増加する。)
Does several horizontal slashes that hit targets around you. Allows for horizontal movement.
UINGSPhotonArtStreakCalibur.png Streak Calibur
ストリークキャリバー
Power
PP
3200
35
 ? Sword Photon Art. By activating in sucession you can unleash up to three powerful slashes. By charging, the amount of hits increases.
(“大剣(ソード)”用のフォトンアーツ。連続で発動することで、強力な斬撃を最大3回放つ。それぞれチャージすることで、ヒット回数が増加する。)
Activate the PA again right after the previous slash to chain the next slash. Charging the PA leaves a lingering field from where the slash is performed, doing additional damage over time.

Knuckles

Icon Name Stat Lv.1 Obtain List Description Notes
UINGSPhotonArtSwiftRush.png Swift Rush
スウィフトラッシュ
Power
PP
750
23
 ? Knuckles Photon Art. In an instant, close the gap between you and the enemy, then strike with a powerful series of blows.
(“剛拳(ナックル)”用のフォトンアーツ。一瞬でエネミーとの間合いを詰めたのち、強力な連撃を叩き込む。)
Rush forward, one-two punch, another one-two punch, then a multi-hit one-two punch before retreating. Between each of these punches you can interrupt the PA with other inputs.
UINGSPhotonArtThousandBlows.png Thousand Blows
サウザンドブロウ
Power
PP
1100
32
 ? Knuckles Photon Art. Launch a countless amount of fists at the enemy in front of you, and deliver a powerful final blow.
(““剛拳(ナックル)”用のフォトンアーツ。眼前のエネミーに無数の拳を打ち込み、最後に強力な一撃を見舞う。)
The final blow is an uppercut with a delay before it. This delay allows you to move towards your target.
UINGSPhotonArtTriDrive.png Tri-Drive
トライドライブ
Power
PP
620
28
 ? Knuckles Photon Art. After a dash forward, unleash a powerful triple-strike fist.
(“剛拳(ナックル)”用のフォトンアーツ。深い踏み込みの後、強力な3連撃の拳を放つ。)

Assault Rifles

Icon Name Stat Lv.1 Obtain List Description Notes
UINGSPhotonArtRagingShot.png Raging Shot
レイジングショット
Power
PP
160
22
 ? Rifle Photon Art. Fires a projectile that explodes when it hits an enemy. When charged, it turns into a spiral bullet that penetrates enemies.
(”長銃(ライフル)”用のフォトンアーツ。エネミーに命中すると爆発を起こす弾を放つ。チャージすると、エネミーを貫通する螺旋弾に変化する。)
Enemies that are hit with the piercing shot explode shortly after.
UINGSPhotonArtHomingDart.png Homing Dart
ホーミングダート
Power
PP
240
24
 ? Rifle Photon Art. Fires special bullets that tracks multiple enemies in sight.
(“長銃(アサルトライフル)”用のフォトンアーツ。視界に捉えた複数体のエネミーを、追尾する特殊弾を放つ。)
Shoots several homing bullets that track several targets near you. Also allows for horizontal movement.
UINGSPhotonArtBlazeShot.png Blaze Shot
ブレイズショット
Power
PP
260
20
 ? Rifle Photon Art. While avoiding enemy attacks, rapidly fire bullets at the target. Hold the button to continue firing as long as your PP lasts.
(“長銃(アサルトライフル)”用のフォトンアーツ。エネミーの攻撃を回避しつつ、標的に向かって高速連射を行う。長押しでPPが続く限り、連射を継続する。)
Allows you to glide while rapidly firing. Drains PP for as long as the button is held.

Twin Machine Guns

Icon Name Stat Lv.1 Obtain List Description Notes
UINGSPhotonArtBulletRave.png Bullet Rave
バレットレイヴ
Power
PP
620
22
 ? Twin Machine Guns Photon Art. Rapidly fires at the enemy before shooting a convergent bullet.
(“双機銃(ツインマシンガン)”用のフォトンアーツ。エネミーに向かって連射を行い、最後に強力な収束弾を放つ。)
It is possible to input an action before the convergent bullet fires to skip it. Can be charged.
UINGSPhotonArtAimlessRain.png Aimless Rain
エイムレスレイン
Power
PP
660
25
 ? Twin Machine Guns Photon Art. Spray bullets at surrounding enemies while in a violent spin.
(“双機銃(ツインマシンガン)”用のフォトンアーツ。身体を激しく回転させながら、周囲のエネミーに対して、弾丸を浴びせかける。)
This PA has two parts, the first similar to PSO2's Hero TMG PA Final Storm, while the second is similar to PSO2's Gunner TMG PA Shift Period.
UINGSPhotonArtCloseBullet.png Close Bullet?
クロースバレット
Power
PP
330
20
 ? Twin Machine Guns Photon Art. Quickly close in on an enemy and shoot them with a powerful bullet.
(“双機銃(ツインマシンガン)”用のフォトンアーツ。素早くエネミーに詰め寄り、強力な弾丸を叩き込む。)
Very similar to PSO2's Gunner TMG PA Satellite Aim. Can be charged.

Wand

Icon Name Stat Lv.1 Obtain List Description Notes
UINGSPhotonArtRapidSmash.png Rapid Smash
ラピッドスマッシュ
Power
PP
550
25
 ? Wand Photon Art. Quickly approach an enemy and unleash a powerful blow. The power increases by charging.
(“短杖(ウォンド)”用のフォトンアーツ。素早くエネミーに接近し、強力な一撃を放つ。チャージすることで、威力が上昇する。)
Very similar to PSO2's Techer Wand PA Heavy Hammer, except this does not track vertically and only does a short lunge forward without a target.
UINGSPhotonArtWaveHit.png Wave Hit
ウェーブヒット
Power
PP
660
25
 ? Wand Photon Art. Generates a shockwave on the ground that attacks a wide area.
(“短杖(ウォンド)”用のフォトンアーツ。地面に衝撃波を発生させ、広範囲への攻撃を行う。)
While the description suggests it hits the ground, this can be used in midair; the shockwave comes from the Wand itself.