Rank 4/5 Tech Tree List by _davidovitch_ based on Ramtieger's RS:MS FAQ for 
ps2
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o Technique to learn (Rank) --> Techniques used to learn it
Technique with "#" in front of it = technique that will glimmer it more 
easily.


FOIL:
o Blitz (Rank 4) --> #Sonic Slash, Impact Slash, Cutting Lunge
o Eulogy (Rank 5) --> Golden Note
o Insight (Rank 5) --> Sonic Slash
o Kaleidoscope (Rank 5) --> Blitz, Roundabout, Sonic Slash, Artful Slash
o Mega Thrust (Rank 4) --> Blitz, Triple Star, Paralyzing Thrust, Sonic Slash
o Resonance Edge (Rank 4) --> Sonic Slash, Artful Slash
o Screwdriver (Rank 5) --> Spin Thrust
o Shimmering Slash (Rank 4) --> Blitz
o Southern Cross (Rank 5) --> Triple Star
o Triple Star (Rank 4) --> Artful Slash


SCIMITAR: 
o Blood Rage (Rank 4) --> #Artful Slash
o Deadly Spin (Rank 5) --> Time Lapse, Rolling Slash, Maim
o Dopplegangers (Rank 5) --> Time Lapse, Double Slash, Maim, Artful Slash
o Insight (Rank 5) --> Basic Technique
o Kaleidoscope (Rank 5) --> Artful Slash, Jackal Blade, Spinning Strike
o Spinning Strike (Rank 4) --> Knee Split, Time Lapse, Jackal Blade, Maim


SHORT SWORD: 
o Blitz (Rank 4) --> #Sonic Slash, Impact Slash, Cutting Lunge
o Blood Rage (Rank 4) --> #Artful Slash, Sonic Slash, Golden Note
o Eulogy (Rank 5) --> Golden Note, Knee Split
o Kaleidoscope (Rank 5) --> Blitz, Roundabout, Sonic Slash, Artful Slash
o Mega Thrust (Rank 4) --> Blitz, Triple Star, Sonic Slash
o Resonance Edge (Rank 4) --> #Double Slash, Sonic Slash, Artful Slash
o Shimmering Slash (Rank 4) --> Blitz, Knee Split
o Triple Star (Rank 4) --> Artful Slash


LONG SWORD: 
o Blood Rage (Rank 4) --> #Artful Slash, Sonic Slash, Cross Cut
o Dopplegangers (Rank 5) --> Time Lapse, Double Slash, Artful Slash, Cross Cut
o Insight (Rank 5) --> Sonic Slash
o Mega Thrust (Rank 4) --> Sonic Slash
o Resonance Edge (Rank 4) --> #Double Slash, Sonic Slash, Artful Slash
o Shimmering Slash (Rank 4) --> Knee Split
o Still Blade (Rank 5) --> #Insight
o Switch Back (Rank 4) --> Cutting Lunge, Knee Split, Running Slash


GREAT SWORD: 
o Arm of Light (Rank 4) --> Basic technique 
o Charging Slash (Rank 4) --> Switch Back, Running Slash, Dragon's Tail
o Resonance Edge (Rank 4) --> Smash, Swing Down
o Spinning Strike (Rank 4) --> #Swing Down, Upper Smash, Running Slash, 	
			       Dragon's Tail
o Still Blade (Rank 5) --> Smash, Swing Down
o Switch Back (Rank 4) --> Running Slash, Dragon's Tail, Swing Down
o Upper Smash (Rank 5) --> Switch Back, Running Slash, Dragon's Tail, Spinning 
			   Strike, Smash
o V-Impact (Rank 5) --> Vertical Smash, Upper Smash, Cross Cut, Cross Break, 	
			Swing Down
o Vertical Smash (Rank 4) --> Swing Down
o Wheel Swing (Rank 5) --> #Charging Slash, Switch Back, Cross Cut, Running 	
			   Slash, Dragon's Tail, Good Timing


2HANDED-SWORD: 
o Axle Spin (Rank 4) --> Switch Back, Upper Smash, Running Slash, Dragon's 	
			 Tail
o Charging Slash (Rank 4) --> Switch Back, Running Slash, Dragon's Tail, Axle 
			      Spin
o Leaf Shaker (Rank 4) --> Dragon's Tail, Secret Three-step, Good Timing
o Secret Three-step (Rank 4) --> Leaf Shaker
o Switch Back (Rank 4) --> #Axle Spin, Running Slash, Dragon's Tail, Swing 	
			   Down
o Upper Smash (Rank 5) --> Axle Spin, Switch Back, Running Slash, Dragon's 
			   Tail, Smash
o V-Impact (Rank 5) --> Upper Smash, Cross Cut, Smash, Cross Break, Swing Down
o Vandalize (Rank 5) --> #Smash, Upper Smash, Leaf Shaker, V-Impact
o Wheel Swing (Rank 5) --> #Charging Slash, #Leaf Shaker, Switch Back, Cross 	
			   Cut, Running Slash, Dragon's Tail, Good Timing


KATANA: 
o Arm of Light (Rank 4) --> Aimed Thrust 
o Charging Slash (Rank 4) --> Switch Back, Gust Blade, Running Slash, Dragon's 
			      Tail
o Gust Blade (Rank 4) --> Double Vertical, Running Slash, Dragon's Tail, Good 
			  Timing, Leaf Shaker
o Insight (Rank 5) --> #Good Timing, #Leaf Shaker, Gust Blade, Secret Three-	
		       step
o Leaf Shaker (Rank 4) --> Artful Slash, Gust Blade, Dragon's Tail, Secret 	
			   Three-step, Good Timing
o Lunar Blade (Rank 5) --> #Gust Blade, #Secret Three-step
o Secret Three-step (Rank 4) --> #Artful Slash, Vertical Smash, Gust Blade, 	
				 Arm of Light, Leaf Shaker
o Switch Back (Rank 4) --> Gust Blade, Running Slash, Dragon's Tail
o Vertical Smash (Rank 4) --> Bonecrusher, Secret Three-step, Leaf Shaker
o Wheel Swing (Rank 5) --> #Charging Slash, #Gust Blade, #Leaf Shaker, Switch 
			   Back, Cross Cut, Running Slash, Dragon's Tail, Good 
			   Timing


CLUB: 
o Aqua Luna (Rank 5) --> Cruncher, Bonecrusher, Bending Beat  
o Axle Spin (Rank 4) --> #Hyper Hammer, Gong Ringer, Switch Back, Spinning 	
			 Strike, Cruncher, Bending Beat 
o Charging Slash (Rank 4) --> Gong Ringer, Switch Back, Cruncher, Axle Spin, 	
			      Bending Beat
o Grand Slam (Rank 5) --> #Earth Dragon, Gong Ringer, Bonecrusher, Smash
o Nutcracker (Rank 5) --> #Vertical Smash, Cruncher, Bonecrusher
o Rock Splitter (Rank 4) --> #Bonecrusher, Charging Slash, Knee Split, Gong 	
			     Ringer, Crushing Hit, Vertical Smash, Spinning 	
			     Strike, Hyper Hammer
o Spinning Strike (Rank 4) --> #Hyper Hammer, #Axle Spin, Knee Split, Crushing 
			       Hit
o Switch Back (Rank 4) --> #Axle Spin, Knee Split, Cruncher, Hyper Hammer
o Vertical Smash (Rank 4) --> Bonecrusher


STAFF: 
o Aqua Luna (Rank 5) --> Cruncher, Bonecrusher, Good Timing, Leaf Shaker, 	
			 Bending Beat  
o Blitz (Rank 4) --> Cruncher, Running Slash, Leaf Shaker
o Discord (Rank 5) --> Cruncher, Bending Beat
o Leaf Shaker (Rank 4) --> Cruncher, Dragon's Tail, Good Timing
o Time and Tide (Rank 5) --> #Spin Thrust, #Leaf Shaker, Cruncher
o Vertical Smash (Rank 4) --> Bonecrusher, Leaf Shaker


POLE ARM: 
o Aqua Luna (Rank 5) --> Cruncher, Bending Beat
o Blood Rage (Rank 4) --> Bending Beat
o Charging Slash (Rank 4) --> Switch Back, Cruncher, Charge, Bending Beat, 	
			      Puncture
o Discord (Rank 5) --> Cruncher, Ten Side Around, Bending Beat, Split Cranium
o Divine Lancer (Rank 4) --> #Puncture
o Insentience (Rank 4) --> Ten Side Around
o Puncture (Rank 4) --> Double Stab, Charge, Grasshopper, Divine Lancer, Split 
			Cranium
o Switch Back (Rank 4) --> Cruncher, Hyper Hammer, Charge, Puncture
o Triumvirate (Rank 5) --> Switch Back, Twin Dragon, Bending Beat
o Twin Dragon (Rank 4) --> Double Stab, Ten Side Around


LANCE:
o Acupuncture (rank 5) --> #Divine Lancer, Drill Stab, Aim, Ten Side Around  
o Arm of Light (Rank 4) --> Aimed Thrust, Double Stab, Drill Stab, Twin 	
			    Dragon, Aim, Divine Lancer, Throw, Split Cranium, 
			    Puncture 
o Divine Lancer (Rank 4) --> #Puncture, Arm of Light, Drill Stab, Aim, Throw
o Mega Thrust (Rank 4) --> Aimed Thrust, Twin Dragon, Ten Side Around, 		
			   Puncture
o Puncture (Rank 4) --> Aimed Thrust, Arm of Light, Double Stab, Drill Stab, 	
			Charge, Grasshopper, Aim, Divine Lancer, Throw, Split 
			Cranium
o Stardust (Rank 5) --> Arm of Light, Aim, Divine Lancer, Throw, Puncture
o Twin Dragon (Rank 4) --> Aimed Thrust, Arm of Light, Double Stab, Ten Side 	
			   Around
o Ultra Splitter (Rank 5) --> #Mega Thrust, #Aimed Thrust, #Ten Side Around, 	
			      Double Stab, Twin Dragon, Puncture


HAND AXE:
o Deadly Spin (Rank 5) --> Time Lapse, Rolling Slash, Maim, Switch Back
o Dimensional Break (Rank 4) --> Cut Timber
o Flyby (Rank 4) --> Hawke Blade
o Night Crossing (Rank 4) --> Time Lapse, Wheel Strike
o Nutcracker (Rank 5) --> Bonecrusher
o Reverse Delta (Rank 5) --> #Spinning Strike, Time Lapse, Wheel Strike, Night 
			     Crossing, Bonecrusher
o Spinning Strike (Rank 4) --> Time Lapse, Maim
o Switch Back (Rank 4) --> #Cut Timber, Rolling Slash, Maim


2HANDED-AXE: 
o Axle Spin (Rank 4) --> #Hyper Hammer, Maim, Switch Back, Upper Smash, 	
			 Spinning Strike
o Deadly Spin (Rank 5) --> Rolling Slash, Maim, Switch Back, Hyper Hammer, 	
			   Axle Spin
o Dimensional Break (Rank 4) --> Vertical Smash, Cut Timber, Hyper Hammer, 	
				 Axle Spin
o Four Seasons (Rank 4) --> Vertical Smash, Upper Smash, Smash, Cross Break, 	
			    Swing Down, V-Impact
o Grand Slam (Rank 5) --> #Earth Dragon, Smash, Swing Down
o Spinning Strike (Rank 4) --> #Swing Down, #Hyper Hammer, #Axle Spin, Maim, 	
			       Crushing Hit, Upper Smash
o Switch Back (Rank 4) --> #Cut Timber, #Axle Spin, Rolling Slash, Maim, Swing 
			   Down, Hyper Hammer
o Upper Smash (Rank 5) --> Axle Spin, Switch Back, Crushing Hit, Spinning 	
			   Strike, Smash, Hyper Hammer
o V-Impact (Rank 5) --> Upper Smash, Smash, Cross Break, Swing Down


BOW:
o Instant Shot (Rank 4) --> #Plasma Shot, Power Shot, Multi Shots, Aimed Shot, 
			    Maiming Volley, Flying Squirrel
o Millionaire (Rank 5) --> Splash Shot, Triple Shot, Multi Shots, Maiming 	
			   Volley, Flying Squirrel, Rapid Volley, Rain of 	
			   Arrows
o Multi Shots (Rank 5) --> #Instant Shot, Triple Shot, Rapid Volley
o Phoenix Arrow (Rank 5) --> Power Shot, Zapper, Aimed Shot, Flying Squirrel, 
			     Sidewinder, Sparrow Shot
o Plasma Shot (Rank 4) --> Power Shot, Splash Shot, Instant Shot, Zapper, 	
			   Flying Squirrel
o Shadow Shot (Rank 4) --> Plasma Shot, Instant Shot, Multi Shots, Aimed Shot, 
			   Flying Squirrel, Shadow Weave
o Sparrow Shot (Rank 4) --> Power Shot, Splash Shot, Plasma Shot, Aimed Shot, 
			    Flying Squirrel, Sidewinder, Phoenix Arrow
o Zapper (Rank 5) --> #Flying Squirrel, Power Shot, Splash Shot, Plasma Shot, 
			    Aimed Shot


MARTIAL ARTS:
o Jackhammer (Rank 4) --> Suplex, Disrupt Air, Shimmer Strike, Square Throw
o Nine Marks (Rank 5) --> #One-Two-Three
o Raksha (Rank 5) --> Basic technique
o Shimmer Strike (Rank 4) --> Rocket Spear, Suplex, Jackhammer
o Silent Assassin (Rank 4) --> Drunken Strike
o Submission (Rank 4) --> Suplex, Square Throw
o Thunder Kick (Rank 4) --> Flash Flood, Round Kick
o Triangle Kick (Rank 4) --> Thunder Kick, Flash Flood, Blast Magic
o Triple Dragon --> #Silent Assassin, Thunder Kick, Triangle Kick