Taurus Arm
"The Zodiac weapon bearing the sign of Taurus."
Vital statistics
Weapon Type Arm Mini IconArm
Range Strength Becomes weaker over distance
Strongest Attack Melee Dash Attack
The Taurus Arm is an Arm introduced in Kid Icarus: Uprising that bears the sign of Taurus. It can be unlocked in Chapter 4. In the room where there are swinging blades near the right wall, fall down onto the level with the Clubberskull. Then fall through the hole in the floor that glows. The Taurus Arm features the strongest melee combo of its weapon class; only outclassed by most Clubs. However, its melee dash attack is sightly outclassed by the Upperdash Arm.

Idol Description

The Zodiac weapon bearing the sign of Taurus. The two horns deal the most melee damage of any arm. While it's ranged attacks are big and powerful, they have weak homing ability and limited range.


Max Shot Distances

Standing Continuous: 14.4

Standing Charged: 17.9

Forward Dash Continuous: 17.6

Forward Dash Charged: 24.2

Side Dash Continuous: 16.0

Side Dash Charged: 17.8

Backward Dash Continuous: 17.5

Backward Dash Charged: 31.2

Base Melee Damage

Combo Strike 1: 37.8

Combo Strike 2: 18.2

Combo Strike 3: 30.8

Melee Dash Attack: 87.7

Ranged Damage Ratio

Standing Continuous:

Max: 7.9 per round Min: 6.3 per round

Standing Charged:

Max: 18.6 Min: 16.9

Forward Dash Continuous:

Max: 9.0 Min: 7.2

Forward Dash Charged:

Max: 29.8 Min: 26.1

Side Dash Continuous:

Max: 9.0 Min: 7.5

Side Dash Charged:

Max: 25.7 Min: 23.0

Backward Dash Continuous:

Max: 7.7 Min: 6.1

Backward Dash Charged:

Max: 27.0 Min: 22.2

Note: All data are from the basic weapon valued of 100.

Weapon Fusion

In Kid Icarus: Uprising, it is possible to fuse two weapons into a new one. The stronger the weapons you use are, the stronger the result will be. Certain weapon modifiers from the old weapons have a chance of being transported to the new one. There are many pairs of weapons that can be fused into a Taurus Arm. The Taurus Arm can also be fused into many other weapons. Here are just a few examples.

Weapons that fuse into Taurus Arm

Weapon A Weapon B Result
Needle Palm Optical Blade Taurus Arm
Great Reaper Palm Aquarius Blade,cancer.claws Taurus Arm
Dark Pit Staff beam claws Taurus Arm

Weapons the Taurus Arm fuse into
Weapon A Weapon B Result
Taurus Arm Royal Blade Silver Bow
Lancer Staff Shock Orbitars
Bear Claws Thanatos Staff
Meteor Bow Gaol Blade
Jetstream Orbitars Midnight Palm
EZ Cannon Laser Staff


Weapons in Kid Icarus: Uprising
Arm Mini Icon
Crusher ArmCompact ArmElectroshock ArmVolcano ArmDrill ArmBomber ArmBowl ArmEnd-All ArmTaurus ArmUpperdash ArmKraken ArmPhoenix Arm
Blade Mini Icon
First BladeBurst BladeViper BladeCrusader BladeRoyal BladeOptical BladeSamurai BladeBullet BladeAquarius BladeAurum BladePalutena BladeGaol Blade
Bow Mini Icon
Fortune BowSilver BowMeteor BowDivine BowDarkness BowCrystal BowAngel BowHawkeye BowSagittarius BowAurum BowPalutena BowPhosphora Bow
Cannon Mini Icon
EZ CannonBall CannonPredator CannonPoseidon CannonFireworks CannonRail CannonDynamo CannonDoom CannonLeo CannonSonic CannonTwinbellows CannonCragalanche Cannon
Claws Mini Icon
Tiger ClawsWolf ClawsBear ClawsBrawler ClawsStealth ClawsHedgehog ClawsRaptor ClawsArtillery ClawsCancer ClawsBeam ClawsViridi ClawsPandora Claws
Club Mini Icon
Ore ClubBabel ClubSkyscraper ClubAtlas ClubEarthmaul ClubOgre ClubHalo ClubBlack ClubCapricorn ClubAurum ClubHewdraw ClubMagnus Club
Orbitars Mini Icon
Standard OrbitarsGuardian OrbitarsShock OrbitarsEyetrack OrbitarsFairy OrbitarsPaw Pad OrbitarsJetstream OrbitarsBoom OrbitarsGemini OrbitarsAurum OrbitarsCenturion OrbitarsArlon Orbitars
Palm Mini Icon
Violet PalmBurning PalmNeedle PalmMidnight PalmCursed PalmCutter PalmPudgy PalmNinja PalmVirgo PalmAurum PalmViridi PalmGreat Reaper Palm
Staff Mini Icon
Insight StaffOrb StaffRose StaffKnuckle StaffAncient StaffLancer StaffFlintlock StaffSomewhat StaffScorpio StaffLaser StaffDark Pit StaffThanatos Staff
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