The Seventh Tier of twelve in the Sword Design. A Short Weapon, usable with a Shield. Sword Break Arts can be used to raise its Affinity in Fire and Dark with the Cherry Ronde and Papillon Reel Break Arts, respectively
Falchion is an important part of end-game or second-playthrough (New Game Plus) Sword Progressions also. Crossbow with Dagger has the only Morph to Falchion other than with high Tier Polearms: Siege Bow + Hatchet. All other combinations resulting in Falchion are devolutions of higher Tier Swords. This is important when crafting DAMASCUS swords, as Falchion can be used to combine with Shotels that drop in the Temple of Kiltia, and Damascus Polearms are rare.