Elsword is a free-to-play, online action RPG that uses classic side-scrolling game mechanics in an immersive manga inspired world.
User reviews:
Mixed (95 reviews) - 63% of the 95 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Mostly Positive (5,476 reviews) - 78% of the 5,476 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jul 2, 2014

Sign in to add this item to your wishlist, follow it, or mark it as not interested


Recent updates View all (237)

July 25

Make Your Way to Elrianode and Its Perilous Dungeon Then Talk About It in our New Forums!

Heeeeyyya adventurers! It’s here fo’ reals! The forums we’ve all been waiting for goes live tomorrow! Explore new features and start posting about Elsword or just about anything really. And if you’re worried about your old posts, fret not! You can still refer back to them as we’re keeping the old forums as an archive! And speaking of exploring stuff, we have new wonderful places for you to explore. One is a nice village where the El Masters and the El Priestesses are, and another is a dungeon I know the level 99s will go crazy for!

If board games are your thing, then the 2017 Elrios World Tour is just the thing for you! Get coins that you can exchange for sweet rewards every time you finish the board! Take a trip around the board in 80 minutes, maybe? And PVP-ers, we have not forgotten you this fine summer. You can show off your PVP skills to gain tons of rewards and AP. Win or lose everybody gets a reward! However, we’d advise you to not go charging into fights unprepared. Luckily, you can enhance your equipment with the most awaited Enhancement Event! And as always, there are new things at the Item Mall that you should totally check out tomorrow!

Experience Elrianode and all the wonders (and danger!) it has to offer! From beautiful landscapes to creatures that will kill on sight, there’s no better place for end-gamers to roam and relax!
  • For everyone that’s level 10 and above, you get a 7-day title cube! Choose if you want a Denif’s Blessing title or a [Cobo] El Tear Fragment Collector!
  • Beating up the big bad boss a number of times will give you excellent rewards. You’ll get [Cobo] Elrianode Equipment [Elite] Random Cube for beating him 3 times or a [Cobo] Red/Blue/Purple Elrianode Equipment Fragment [Unique Top Piece] Cube for beating him 15 times!

2017 Elrios World Tour Event
Play this simple board game inside an RPG and rack in those sweet travel rewards! You’ll definitely keep going back for more!
  • Login for 30 minutes to get 1 Elrios Tour Dice to get your very first roll!

PVP Burning Event
Punch, kick, slice, hack, and blow up your opponents in this exciting PVP Event. We’ll give you the rewards and all you have to do is fight!
  • Login for 10 minutes to get a +10 Sparring Weapon Cube that gives your character a very grand weapon to use during PVP!
    Plus, you only have to PVP 3x to get receive a PVP Essential Item Cube (15 Days)!

Enhancement Event
It’s Enhancement Event and we’re going to give you all the help you need to get you those equipment gains you’ve been waiting for!
  • Login for 60 minutes to get not 1, not 2, not even 10, but 17 [Cobo] Blessed Restoration Scrolls on these dates: 7/26 ~ 7/27 (23:59 PDT) and 8/2 ~ 8/3 (23:59 PDT)
  • Then you can also login for 10 mins to get a Sunlight Enhancement Equipment Cube which you can use to extract a +8 Amulet from on these dates: 7/26 After MA ~ 8/2 (Ends 23:59 PDT) and 8/2 Auto Open ~ 8/9 (Ends 23:59 PDT).
  • And the best part of the event is, you only have to use 1 of each Enhancement Aid and materials (1 [Cobo]Blessed Fluorite Ore/Crystal, 1 [Cobo] Blessed Restoration Scroll, and 1 Blessed Enhancement Stone) to enhance!

Item Mall Goodies
You’ll have to wait until tomorrow to see what’s new in the Item Mall!

That’s all for now, folks!

See y’all in game!

6 comments Read more

July 18

Race to Your Goal Level in More Fun Summer Events in Elrios!

Heya adventurers! It looks like you’re having a lot of fun with our super awesome fantastic summer events. You just can’t get enough of our out of this world bonuses, can ya? Well, we still have tons of epic bonuses and rewards coming in so watch out and don’t miss it! And as always, we’re filling up the Item Mall with extremely cool new thangs that you’ll want to show off to your grammy and her lunch buddies! All these and more tomorrow!

Elsword Burning 100% Event
We’ve got so much hot stuff going on this summer that boredom just melts right off!
  • 200% EXP on the weekdays for a whole week for level 98 and below! But wait, level 99s can get in on the 200% EXP action too when they party up with their low-level friends!
  • There’s a 100% chance of Random Missions and Heroes Assemble Level 3 Buff when you take your training to the dungeons! Just be sure to random match or you won’t get that buff!
  • Get Sage’s Magic Stones and Philosopher’s Scrolls for every 10 minutes of log-in time for a total of 1 hour! Watch those levels rise and reach your goal level faster!

Item Mall Goodies
Either take the form of your enemy or take in the darkness just as Rose and Ain did with their newest Ice Burner sets Evil Tracer 2 (Rose) and Henir’s Time & Space (Ain). Get ‘em tomorrow!

Cruise smoothly in the summer sitting down on a fine luxury yacht with Blue Ocean and Black Ocean!

That’s all for now, folks~

See y’all in game!

4 comments Read more


"A great experience right from the beginning — there is so little downtime that you'll find yourself pulling off combos in no time. Combat is where the game truly shines."

“Winner: 2011 Best Sidescroller”

"Top 3 Action Games - Reader's Choice"
--MMO Site

“Beautiful, 3D stylized scenes cleverly accented with manga charm.”

Elrianode and Water Dragon Sanctum

With the El on the verge of ruin, the ancient Elrian Capital, Elrianode, emerges. And the embodiment of corruption seeps into Elrios…

Travel with the El Search Party as they enter the Water Dragon Sanctum, only to find traces of someone else who entered before them. Who could have been here before the El Search Party? There is only one way to find out!

Hall of El

~The only way to Vindicate the Ultimate Sacrifice is to Defeat the Evil Inside~

Hall of El now open: http://elsword.koggames.com/hall-of-el/

About This Game

Elsword is a free-to-play, online action RPG that uses classic side-scrolling beat ‘em up gameplay mechanics and deep customization to bring a unique manga experience to life.

In Elsword, you star in your own comic book while experiencing all the excitement of a massively multiplayer online game. Get ready for fast-paced gameplay, stunning animation, and epic bosses. Whether conquering hordes of enemies in dungeon runs or showing off your skills in the PvP arena, Elsword is the most intense free-to-play action RPG to date.

Key Features

•Co-Op Gameplay - Party-up with friends to explore over 50 unique and beautifully rendered dungeons, towns, and secret levels.
•Unique Characters, Unique Stories- Players can choose from nine customizable characters, each their own unique story, play style and special skills to develop.
•Skill-Based PVP Combat- Elsword offers intense and strategic PvP with matchmaking and multiple competitive modes. Challenge your friends in matches of up to 8 players at a time.
•Customize like Crazy- Each character features multiple job changes, dozens of skills and endless opportunities for customization. Create or discover your personal look.
•Community Support- Constant game updates, item and content expansions, and special events including GM Livestream play sessions, community contests and PVP Tournaments are all a part of the Elsword experience.

System Requirements

    • OS:Windows XP
    • Processor:Intel/AMD 1GHz
    • Memory:Above 1GB
    • Graphics:Nvidia GeForce 5 Series
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:3GB Space in the hard disk
    • OS:Windows 7 or higher
    • Processor:Intel/AMD 2GHz or higher
    • Memory:Above 2GB
    • Graphics:Nvidia GeForce 7 Series
    • DirectX®:11 or higher
    • Hard Drive:4GB Space in the hard disk

What Curators Say

83 Curators have reviewed this product. Click here to see them.
Customer reviews Learn More
Mixed (95 reviews)
Mostly Positive (5,476 reviews)
Review Type

Purchase Type


Display As:

(what is this?)
58 reviews match the filters above ( Mostly Positive)
There are no more reviews that match the filters set above
Adjust the filters above to see other reviews
Loading reviews...