The video game release schedule can be fickle, especially on iOS. Sometimes there’s nothing better than to go back and play an older but still outstanding game.
Which means: more GOBLIN SWORD, WOO! The game has two possible endings and obviously this next part comes loaded with spoilers.
When you defeat the second (“final”) boss in section three, Dark Caves – the Dark Wizard Thordus you get the typical ending where the evil sword corrupts you with power. That’s ending one. The second ending is when you defeat Thordus wearing the the Holy Pendant, the relic you start with which you can equip at the merchant. When you do, you resist the Goblin Sword’s evil pull, cast it away and get the good ending.
First up, the Goblin Sword evil ending. This is likely what you saw:
And now, the Goblin Sword good ending! The difference is in panel 4: