What sword does Beowulf take into battle? Who gave him the sword? What does the sword’s failure in battle suggest about its owner?

“The Monster’s Lair,” “The Battle with Grendel’s Mother,” and “The Last Battle”

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Beowulf takes the sword Unferth gave to him called Hrunting. The swords failure in battle suggests that its owner is not as strong and heroic as Beowulf, Beowulf was too strong for the sword.