- Description: Knocks the foe off-balance and strikes upwards.
- Hits: 4
- Multipliers: 0.2 x 3 + 0.3
- Increase to gauge: 8
- AP cost: 8
- Added effect: Launch
- Learned by: Fraudir (lv.1), Rasheeka (lv.1), Richelle (lv.1), Tyrith (lv.1), Celes (lv.7), Jessica (lv.16), Crescent (lv.22)
Ascending Sword can be used for launching an enemy, thus allowing subsequent attacks to produce Magic Crystals, if the enemy is hit while still airborne.