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Flaming swords are the signature weapon of the angels of Heaven. Many of them are seen fighting with a flaming sword, such as Gabriel, Raphael, Azrael, Azazel, Samael and Michael, whose sword is also used by Zauriel.

The Flaming Sword is a divine weapon originally used by Azrael, the Angel of Death.

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New Earth/Prime Earth

Flaming swords are the signature weapon of the angels of Heaven. Many of them are seen fighting with a flaming sword, such as Gabriel,[1] Raphael,[2] Azrael, Azazel,[3] Samael[2] and Michael, whose sword is also used by Zauriel.

Lucifer (TV Series)

God created the sword as the most powerful weapon in the universe, capable of even destroying angels. After Lucifer's rebellion in the Silver City, God divided the sword and gave two of its pieces to Azrael and Amenadiel, and the last one he hid in Earth as a medallion.

The piece of Azrael was later used by the angel Uriel to challenge Lucifer on Earth, but he ended up using it to kill Uriel. The Goddess later stole the Sword and used it to cause chaos on Earth to get the God's attention. However, it didn't work even though it caused a massacre in Los Angeles.

Lucifer TV Series Episode A Chance at a Happy Ending

Michael using the Sword

After returning from Hell, the Goddess began planning her revenge against God. She tricked her children into using the sword pieces to cause another rebellion in Heaven, but Lucifer wanted to use it to take her back to heaven. After Goddess' human body was stabbed and began to crack, Lucifer used the Sword to create The Void, a new universe where she could rule in her real form. Years later, the Sword was used by the archangel Michael in his last battle against Lucifer.

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  • This character or object is an adaptation of Flaming Sword, a character or object in traditional stories. These include, but may not be limited to religious texts, myth, and/or folk lore. More information on the original can be found at Wikipedia.org.


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