18 Weapons That Make Dark Souls 3 Too Easy
Dark Souls 3 is known for being hard, but with these tools, it can be a lot less so…
In Dark Souls 3, you can get a huge number of weapons. Some of them are useless and just take up space in your collection, but others are very powerful. Some guns are so strong that once players get them and put in a little work to make them better, they can get them through most of the game and even into New Game Plus. It’s not strange that players find one good weapon and stick with it, since things can get hard if they don’t have the best weapons.
The best weapon in Dark Souls 3 depends on the player, but if they want to get to any ending and stay alive until they get better weapons in new playthroughs, they should definitely check out the weapons that fit their playstyle. Even though it makes sense for players to learn how to use a weapon that they like, most Soulsborne games will punish players who haven’t improved their DPS and efficiency in battle.
The Dragonslayer Greataxe is one of the most powerful weapons in the game. Players who put points into Strength will be shocked and amazed by how powerful it is. Not only does the weapon hit like a truck, but if players time it right, its Weapon Art is one of the best in Dark Souls 3.
You can get the Greataxe by swapping the soul of the Dragonslayer Armor with the soul of the Dragonslayer Helmet. Players love using this weapon in PvE because it does so much damage and can easily kill the strongest enemies in the game.
It’s too bad that players can’t get the Demon’s Scar until The Ringed City DLC because they would have liked to use it earlier in Dark Souls 3. This weapon not only looks great, but it also does a lot of damage and is a lot of fun to use, as long as the player builds around Faith and Intelligence.
To get this weapon, players have to win the boss fight against the Demon Prince in this DLC. The Boss Soul can be changed into the Demon’s Scar, a fire-infused weapon that is great against most enemies in Dark Souls 3 who are weak to this element.
In the Dark Souls series, the Zweihander is a fan favorite. Many people think this ultra greatsword is one of the best swords in the whole series. Unlike a lot of great weapons from the first Dark Souls game that lost their appeal in Dark Souls 3, the Zweihander has been a solid and reliable choice throughout the trilogy that players can use against the strongest bosses in the game.
Players can get this weapon for Greirat, a thief who can be sent outside Firelink Shrine to bring important items for the player. He can die on one of these trips, but players don’t have to worry. They can just pick up Greirat’s Ashes from his body and give them to the Shrine Handmaid to get this weapon back.
The Astora Greatsword is a very light weapon that doesn’t take much to use. This makes it useful right away for many builds, but it works best with Dexterity builds. It’s also one of the best guns in Dark Souls 3 to use infusions on because it has such low requirements.
To get this weapon, go to the Cathedral of the Deep and look on a body in the graveyard outside the Cleansing Chapel. It’s a flexible weapon that can be found early on and can be used by most builds to kill a wide range of enemies.
If a sharp gem is added to this super greatsword, it can be upgraded to +10 and get S-tier scaling in dexterity. This makes it a great weapon for builds that focus on this stat and need a weapon that does 244 physical damage in a single hit. Like other weapons in its class, the Astora Greatsword can make many enemies stumble and become stunned, even with light strikes that look like wide, horizontal slashes. Its Charge skill makes great use of this sword’s length and power by letting it make a powerful lunge attack.
The Exile Great Sword does more damage than any other bent greatsword. But it has a terrible range, which is why it is lower on the list. Still, with the skill Spin Slash and the right build, it can quickly cut through enemies in the right hands and with the right build. Spin Slash cuts enemies in a circle around the player before switching to a strong move.
You can get this tool at Farron Keep in the late early to mid-game. One of the Exile Watchdogs who is guarding the ruins has it.
So, this bent greatsword is a great weapon for fighting enemies with more defense. The Exile Greatsword is worth getting because both normal hits and its weapon skill do damage to poise and health. Strength builds with some intelligence may want to give it a simple infusion. After being infused in this way and upgraded to +10, this large, curved blade will do 161 physical and 169 magical damage, with a strong B-tier scaling in strength and a surprising S-tier scaling in intelligence.
The Executioner’s Greatsword is a strange weapon that, with the right build, can be very powerful. Its unique ability to steal six Focus Points from each kill makes it a great weapon for Pyromancy builds, making sure the wielder has enough FP to cast magic.
It is on a body next to the Astora Greatsword in the Cathedral of the Deep’s graveyard by the Cleansing Chapel. It’s an early tool that can be upgraded a lot and is very powerful in the hands of a pyromancer.
This greatsword has a flat head, which shows that it only gives damage when it strikes. Most of the time, this type of physical damage is saved for hammers and other blunt weapons. However, this makes the Executioner’s Greatsword especially good against heavily armored enemies, who are usually weak to strike damage. It can’t be infused, but it can be improved to +10, at which point it does 262 physical damage and scales with strength like a B-tier item. It has a skill called “Stomp” that isn’t often seen on greatswords. But it can be used very well against a group of weaker enemies.
Fume Ultra Greatsword
The Fume Ultra Greatsword is a huge weapon that can also be used as a shield. It is a must-have for any strength build. The sword is slow and hard to use, but when it hits, it does a lot of damage. With the Fume Ultra Greatsword. Players have to be careful about when they shoot, but when they hit an enemy, they do a lot of damage.
Knight Slayer Tsorig throws the sword down under the Smoldering Lake. After going through the areas with the rats and basilisks, but before the exit that goes to the surface ballista. Players can find him. To find Tsorig in front of a pool of fire, players must take the stairs on the left side of the exit.
When fully improved, the sword has a S scaling in Strength, which gives it a base total of 260 damage. The sword can be improved by using Twinkling Titanite, but it can’t be injected.
The Dark Sword is a strong weapon that is good for younger players or those who want to combine strength and agility. It is a straight sword that does a lot of damage from a good distance away. Its main benefit is the Stomp ability. Which lets the player lunge forward to gain balance and then hit with a strong blow or a slash upwards.
There are a few ways to get it. The first is to kill Darkwraiths at the High Wall of Lothric. You can also get it from the Darkwraiths in Farron Keep. The Perimeter Bonfire is a good place to farm them because the nearby Ghru damage them.
Even though it has a dark name, a polished infusion is better than a dark infusion if you want to add something to this straight sword. This weapon is definitely made for strength and dexterity builds. So the B-tier scaling with intelligence and faith from the dark infusion won’t help much. When the Dark Sword’s infusion is improved, it gains B-tier scaling in both strength and dexterity, giving it 198 physical damage.
Vordt’s Great Hammer
In the hands of a strength builder, Vordt’s Great Hammer is a tool of frozen death. Within two or three hits, it can cause Frostbite, which does 11% of a player’s maximum HP in damage and an extra 85 damage on top of that. It also hurts the player’s ability to heal energy. To use it well, you do need at least 20 strength.
You can get it pretty early in the game by beating the boss Vordt of the Boreal Valley at the High Wall of Lothric and taking his soul. This soul can be used to make the hammer. But the player will not be able to get the powerful Pontiff’s Left Eye ring.
Even though this great hammer can’t be infused or improved, players won’t miss these features much once they’ve upgraded it to its max level of +5. At this level, it does 320 physical damage and scales well for a B-tier strength. Its common skill, “Perseverance,” is pretty useful for this slower weapon because it lets the user dodge attacks and make more hits, making it easier to deal damage and build up frost on enemies.
The Farron Greatsword is a one-of-a-kind ultra-greatsword that attacks in a wide arc. The weapon can be found early on in the game. It is great for builds that focus on quality or agility. Like the Abyss Watchers armor set, this weapon is a must-have for fans of the Abyss Watchers. The best way to use the weapon is in PvP matches.
After beating the Abyss Watchers and moving the Soul of the Blood of the Wolf, you can get the weapon.
Even though it is an ultra-greatsword, the weapon scales well with Dexterity and does 258 points of physical damage when fully improved. It can’t be buffed or infused, but it does 20% more damage to enemies in the Abyss. It works like a one-handed tool and can be blocked in the same way.
The Hollowslayer Greatsword is a great tool for the whole game. Because it does 20% more damage to hollow enemies, which includes a few bosses. This is the best tool to use against hollows, so many players who have finished the story and are well into New Game Plus will have it on hand.
It can be found in the Undead Settlement after you beat the boss, Curse-Rotted Greatwood, early in Skibidi Toilet. You can make this weapon or the strong Arstor’s Spear with the soul, but this one might be better.
This weapon can’t be infused or buffed, and it doesn’t scale well. The only reason to use it is for its unique bonus damage, which, when added to its 264 physical damage, can be quite amazing. The Hollowslayer Greatsword can easily kill the old Deacons of the Deep because it does extra damage and has wide, horizontal light attacks that can cover a big area. It can also be very helpful against the second and third phases of Slave Knight Gael. Since he becomes hollow after his first phase.
Irithyll Straight Sword
The Irithyll Straight Sword is a one-of-a-kind straight sword that has frostbite damage built in. The weapon is great for low-level players because its base damage is high and it also causes freezing. At higher stages, the long reach of the weapon makes it useful in a number of ways. The Irithyll Straight Sword can help players get through most of the game’s places and is useful against a variety of enemies.
Killing the Outrider Knight in the Undead Settlement zone is the only way to get the sword. Just before the Road of Sacrifices, Siegward of Catarina will be at the bottom of the elevator pit.
The best way to use the weapon is with a Quality Build. Which does 216 base damage and 55 freezing damage. The tool can be made better by adding Twinkling Titanite to i. But it can’t be made stronger or more powerful. The Irithyll Straight Sword works well for both PvE and PvP.
Lothric Knight Sword
The Lothric Knight Sword is so strong. Because it can hold its own in a lot of different kinds of fights. It can also be infused and improved to fit almost any playstyle or build, making it a flexible weapon that’s easy to change to fit the needs of the player. The 110 critical boost is also a nice touch.
You can also easily get a Lothric Knight Sword by killing Lothric Knights on the High Wall of Lothric. This can be done early in the game. Players should pick this sword if they want something that can be changed to fit their needs.
This straight sword is almost unrivaled in its flexibility. As at +10 it can scale to A-tier or S-tier with almost any infusion that can scale. Also, most of these ways to improve the Lothric Knight Sword lead to a total of between 215 and 275 damage from all the different types of damage. The shockingly long reach of this blade can be very helpful, especially when combined with its strong attack thrust moves.
Black Knight Sword
People think that the Black Knight Sword is one of the best PVE weapons, and for good reason. With Perseverance, the player’s balance can be increased so that they can do a lot of damage. It does a lot of damage to poise, has a good range, moves quickly. And doesn’t use up too much of the player’s energy. It also does 20% more damage to demons.
It’s on one of the bodies at Smouldering Lake in the middle of the game. Depending on how the player is built and how they play, this could be the only tool they use for the rest of the game and even into New Game Plus.
The Black Knight Sword is another powerful weapon that can’t be infused or made better. Its power comes from its base damage and extra damage. When fully improved, this greatsword does 302 damage to the body. This is almost as much damage as an ultra greatsword. Because it has both slashing and thrusting moves, the person who uses it can make the most of any situation.
The Claymore is a type of greatsword that is like a larger version of the Lothric Knight Sword. Because of Stance, it is a very flexible weapon that can be infused and improved to fit many builds and play styles, especially those of casters. Compared to the Black Knight Sword, it also has lower stat needs.
The Claymore is found early on, which is another great thing about it. It’s by the first fire on the hill, near where the sleeping wyvern is. If players don’t get it then, they can get it later in the game from different monsters in Irithyll of the Boreal Valley.
Even though it doesn’t hit S-tier scaling after being upgraded to +10 with any possible infusion. Its base damage at this highest level more than makes up for it. Most paths do between 250 and 300 damage when their attack types are added together. The Claymore is one of the longest greatswords in Dark Souls 3, which gives its user many chances to outrun enemies.
Ringed Knight Paired Greatsword
Fans of greatswords will love the Ringed Knight Paired Greatswords, which let them hold and use two greatswords at the same time. As part of the Ringed City DLC, the weapon was added to the game. Strength and Quality builds are the best ones to use it with. Players can switch between dual wield and single wield mode. In dual wield mode, attacks are faster, but do less damage.
Ringed Knights drop the Ringed Knight Paired Greatswords just before players enter the church area. It is close to the altar where Spears of the Church players move up in rank.
When fully improved, the swords have a scaling of C for Strength and a scaling of D for Dexterity. They do a base total of 322 damage to the body. The sword can be made better by adding Twinkling Titanite to it, but it can’t be made stronger or more powerful. But players can use the Ember weapon skill to add flame to the swords, giving them a bit of fire damage when they hit.
Fans are surprised that the Sellsword Twinblades are the tool they think will change the game the most. When sharp infusion is added, these two-handed scimitars are very powerful in the hands of a skill build. These swords can quickly cut through even the hardest bosses like butter. But the player needs to be able to dodge well because they can’t block.
If a player starts out as a Mercenary, these are the tools they start out with. If players choose a different class, they can get them in the swamp behind the Black Knight on the Road of Sacrifices, which is pretty early in Dark Souls 3.
Sharp-infused Sellsword Twinblades have a very high damage potential because they can deal 183 physical damage at +10 and can attack quickly. Normal and heavy strikes are quick, but its Spin Slash skill lets it land a lot of blows in a short amount of time, which most opponents can’t handle.
The Dragonslayer Greatbow is a huge bow that was used by dragonslayers during the Age of the Gods. It will make quick work of any enemy players who use it against them. The bow takes a long time to load. But each arrow does a lot of damage, making it perfect for taking out enemies from a distance. But the ammo for the greatbow will be hard to find and hard to get in large amounts.
The Dragonslayer Greatbow can be found on the body of Irityhll of the Boreal Valley. Which players can loot to get it. They will also find enemies nearby who use bows that look like theirs. Some Silver Knights who use the Dragonslayer Greatbow may also drop it, though this is rare.
The tool can only be made better by adding Twinkling Titanite to it. It can’t be buffed or infused. When fully upgraded, it has a standard physical damage of 220 and a Dexterity that scales from C to D. When used by a player with a 40/40 Quality Build, a +5 Dragonslayer Greatbow would give 427 AR.