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The Merchant's Bodyguard
The Merchant's Bodyguard.jpg
Weapon Information
Type Sword
Damage 12 - 78
Base Value 2300
Augmentations Big Spender, Profiteer, Trader
Acquisition Weapon Shops
Rating Common

The Merchant's Bodyguard is a legendary sword in Fable III which may be found in one of the three weapon shops.


Created by the ancient order of Darkwood Traders, the Merchant's Bodyguard was used to protect the caravan while generating more income.

Base Damage[]

Star Level 0 1 2 3 4 5
Damage 12 17 25 32 56 78

NOTE: This is based on the star level of the weapon. Does NOT factor in Strength (Swords, Hammers) or Stature (Pistols, Rifles) multiplier and/or bonuses from Augments.


Bonus Name Objective Reward
Big Spender Spend 8,000 of your personal gold. +20% Damage in Multiplayer
Profiteer Kill 400 (150) mercenaries. +10 Extra Damage
Trader Give gifts to 20 (5) players over Xbox LIVE. Gain Money With Each Hit

Any figures in brackets are where the PC version has reduced requirements.


The profiteer augment is most likely a reference to how bandits (mercenaries) residing in Darkwood from Fable I attacked not only the player, but traveling merchants as well. Thus a merchant bodyguard would have to slay many bandits (mercenaries).