Dresden Files

Harry Dresden owns a cane sword, with a thirty-inch-long steel blade, inscribed with runes allowing it to channel earth-based magic,[1] namely magnetism.[2] It was originally made in England.[3] It first appears in Grave Peril.

In the series[]

Grave Peril[]

In Grave Peril, Harry Dresden is first seen wielding this sword at Bianca St. Claire's ball for the Red Court.[1]

Summer Knight[]

In Summer Knight, Harry Dresden used this sword in a brief altercation with Donald Morgan in his apartment. Morgan had been sent by the Merlin to provoke him in order to settle the conflict with the Red Court.[4]

Blood Rites[]

In Blood Rites, Harry Dresden uses the sword's magic during the final battle against Lord Raith.[5]

Turn Coat[]

In Turn Coat, Donald Morgan uses it when Anastasia Luccio comes to Dresden's apartment and gets into a fight with Molly Carpenter. Morgan uses the cane to force off the girl, pointing it at her carotid artery until Harry Dresden shows up.[6]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Grave Peril, ch. 30
  2. Blood Rites, ch. 41
  3. Grave Peril, ch. 29
  4. Summer Knight, ch. 9
  5. Blood Rites, ch. 36
  6. Turn Coat, ch. 23