Flailing Branch is a stance mod for Staff type weapons.
  • Excalibur performing Battered Thread.
  • Excalibur performing Rising Falls.
  • Excalibur performing Autumn Leaf.

Can be equipped on:

✓ denotes weapon with matching Stance polarity

Combos Edit

Combo Name Button Combination
Battered Thread BlackBasex64BlueBasex64Impact bBlueBasex642x
Rising Falls* BlackBasex64BlueBasex64Impact bBlackChargex64200%BlueBasex642xBlackBasex64Finisher b2x
Autumn Leaf* BlackBasex64BlackPausex64BlackBasex642xRedBasex64
The Way  BlackChargex64Knockdown b350%

Crushing Reach Slide + BlueBasex64

Planting Widow In Air + RedBasex64

Guiding Plank Wall Dash + BlackBasex64

Wide Dispatch Knockdowned Enemy + BlackBasex64300%
BlueBasex64 360° Attack  RedBasex64 Slam Attack  PurpleBasex64 Proc

 Melee Attacks

BlackBasex64   Melee  
BlackBlockx64   Block  
BlackUpx64   Direction (Up)  
BlackChargex64 Hold  
BlackPausex64   Pause  

 Multipliers and Hits

BlackBasex64200%   Attack does double damage  
BlackBasex642x   Attack hits twice  

 Exclusive Procs

Knockdown b   Knockdown  
Ragdoll b   Ragdoll  
Finisher b   Ground Finisher  

Combo Name Button Combination
Battered Thread EEE2X
Rising Falls* EE  Hold E200%E2XE2X
Autumn Leaf* E  Pause E2XE
The Way Hold E350% , Release
Crushing Reach Slide + E
Planting Widow In Air + E
Guiding Plank Wall Dash + E
Wide Dispatch Knockdowned Enemy + E1600%
Normal    All Targets    Slam/Ragdoll    Proc
  • PS4:     E  = Combops4circle   RMB  = R2
  • XBOX:  E  = B    RMB  = RTrigger


  • Rising Falls' last hit staggers enemies, priming them for a Counterattack Finisher
  • Due to the slam attack on its last strike, Autumn Leaf can trigger various things. Such as Amphis' electric ground slam, HydroidIcon272 Hydroid's passive, or even Exodia Hunt if the used weapons is a Staff Zaw.
  • With the re-implementation of charge attacks, Rising Falls' 2nd and 3rd attacks can be executed by simply holding E .
  • The 3rd attack of Rising Falls deals 100% bonus damage.


  • To do Rising Falls, the E  right after the hold should be pressed before the Tenno pauses in this combo.



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