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This blade is more ancient than you horseman, and taller to boot.
Thane to Death, before they fight

Bess is Thane's weapon. It is featured in Darksiders 2.


According to its wielder, the Maker known as Thane, Bess was even older than Death, meaning that it was old beyond counting for Death himself was an incredibly ancient being.



Bess is a very tall weapon. The handle is grey, possibly made of metal, but is covered by brown fabric. The handle is connected to the blade by a golden support, which is also present on the blade itself for cosmetic reasons. The front of the blade is straight and long while the back is composed of 3 sharp knifes. Unlike the handle, the blade seems to be made of stone.


When Death and Thane fight, Thane only uses the front part of the blade. The attacks are very basic since Thane only performs simple vertical and horizontal slashes. That means Bess is very heavy and is made for slow but powerful attacks.


  • Thane never uses the knives on the back of the blade on his attacks, suggesting they are only cosmetic.
  • The only time Thane uses the name Bess to talk about his weapon is during one of his taunts ("Had enough of ol´Bess?")