And now I have higher stats so I can wear better armor. But maybe I remember wrong. They use less FP and are faster to cast than any of the heal spells, which are more efficient when healing multiple people at once.Certain weapons actually scale well enough from faith that you could do min weapon stats and full faith plus somebody miracles with this build. Especially for its weight. It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it - Aristotle. If you are asking about low level pvp/twinking, then it's still dark hand, buffed raw longsword, raw dragonslayer axe, raw drakeblood greatsword, heavy millwood battleaxe. It is on parr with gotthard twin sword, ringed knight sword and lothric straight sword. This Raw ASS is iconic for low level runs. Anri's Straight Sword is a Weapon in Dark Souls 3. To those who want to complete an Oscar cosplay but think the Astora Straight Sword is useless after the nerf. Discussion. For PVP i use a poison infused ghru dagger and a blood infused bandit's knife. Currently, am still in the early game having only defeated gundyr and facing off vordt! Otherwise - meh, Damn it, I finished the questline but forgot to pick up the sword from Ludleth, so now after 6 or so hours I remembered, but at this point Ludleth is a happy pile of burned ash.... Now I'm stuck without the sword, and hollowed Anri won't spawn, so no elite knight set for me. The longsword has 16 AR less - and sure the poke. WHY FROM, in the regulation notes it said you would increase the damage of raw infusions. He patch doesn't seem to be out for me yet so I can't test. Just starting a new play through with my buddy who's never played, I was planning to get him the Astora Straight Sword early on but I heard its been nerfed, should I skip it and get him something else? I dont know tbh, I havent played since before the first dlc was released so I dont know if any significant changes have been made, I always found the Astora sword to be easy mode (which is what I'm going for here). A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 3. They were supposed to be powering up the elemental infusions as well :(. Raw morningstar or raw spiked mace + carthus rouge is also very very nice. Press J to jump to the feed. in short all it ever was .. was a low sl raw weapon. If I wanted easy weapons, I would raw infuse the astora and get exile greatsword. Any advice would be appreciated, thanks. the sharp broadsword is by far the strongest straight sword with the lowest stat investment. With 50 luck and 12 str and dex you should have around 400 AR and many spare levels to put elsewhere. i’ve helped kill aldrich with with anri but i’m at the point in the story where ludleth is turned to ash, so i can’t talk to him. Certain actions create different distances from a wall, allowing one to test the range of certain attacks. Press J to jump to the feed. at this point the weapon does not perform at it's best.Weight: How much the item weights when equipped. But it seems to outclass most other straightswords and you dont even need to infuse it. It used to be good, but then they nerfed it into the ground in favor of infusions. I am glad he is aware. So I advise grabbing/helping him get the Deep Battle Ax The weapons still hits hard. Shit, I was just having a reliable sword on my sorcerer. Luck builds are now trash. Durability: The weapon's HP, when the durability hits 0, the effectiveness of its attacks become weakened to the point of almost uselessness. Regen from Blessed effect is 2 HP / tick. This weapon has just under 400 AR at the minimum requirements and 40 Luck. It got boosted like crazy last patch but this one seems to have pushed it lower than it started, unless I'm just imagining things. It is a useful starting weapon for Faith builds as it can be acquired within minutes of arriving at the Firelink Shrine (assuming the player has the Master Key). Tho' I always kill the dancer at +4 weapon anyways. Glaive is good too. #8 Notify me about new: ... especially with the elemental weapons nerf :) . New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. can i still get her sword? lothric can. i shit you not the weapon i see people doing low level content with is .. the god damn dark hand. Press J to jump to the feed. best ss, Best straight sword in the game (even better than lothric). and 78 dex the AR (sharp) is 482. Straight sword of an unknown knight, likely one of Astora's superiors." Why exactly is the Astora Straight sword a bad weapon. I was under the impression that Drakeblood got a big nerf. Español - Latinoamérica (Spanish - Latin America). Hope it'll get fixed faster. Now it's not so heavy than the normal knight set (i think it was the same in ds1) but weaker about 1-2 points in every section. now.. You're browsing the GameFAQs Message Boards as a guest. Hey wasn't it always like this: the elite knight set is stronger than the normal knight set? I hope i see more luck builds in the future, the build variety has really declined over the years. I just killed Gael with a Fire Broadsword on an SL1 in only 5:30. Just starting a new play through with my buddy who's never played, I was planning to get him the Astora Straight Sword early on but I heard its been nerfed, should I skip it and get him something else? I think the early game raw weapon now is a raw infused Broadsword. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, Invasions are about ugly victories and beautiful defeats. The only downside is that it doesn't have an R2 stab. Why have the Astora sword in the game anymore if it has no use? So you could use ass.. there is just no good reason to do something like that. The dullest type of blade found in the ruined land of Astora. The dullest type of blade found in the ruined land of Astora.Only, it was once the sword of an earnest noble figure, and its attacks are boosted by that elusive, essential property unique to humans: luck.Skill: StanceWhile in stance, use normal attack to break a foe's guard from below, and strong attack to slash upwards with a forward lunge. Just starting a new play through with my buddy who's never played, I was planning to get him the Astora Straight Sword early on but I heard its been nerfed, should I skip it and get him something else? Anri's Straight Sword has thrusting R2 attacks. and 88 dex it has an AR of 491!! These nerfs are terrible, but check the raw stats of other weapons, some got buffed. And its the successor of good ole oscars astora straight sword so.....and we dont talk about the impostor astora straight sword. Just starting a new play through with my buddy who's never played, I was planning to get him the Astora Straight Sword early on but I heard its been nerfed, should I skip it and get him something else? Damn you FromSoft, Contributions to Fextralife Wikis are licensed under a, Anri's Straight Sword - Stat Optimization. Best poison proc and second best bleed proc among straight swords. Corvian greatknife, used it in my first play through, used it again on my 6th character and it's only gotten better and better, even has great weapon art now. You find or get either of those swords very early and one of the first infusions you find is raw. with 18 str. Confused as to what we're supposed to use now.. use the sunlight straight sword for faith. And unlike other daggers, has as good reach as straight swords too. While this testing isn't 100% accurate, it is a very good indicator of the ranges of each attack. It's a solid weapon and, in fact, I've always preferred it to the raw ASS. All weapons have motion values assigned to each attack, which are modifiers to AR that are associated with the attack being used. Does 10% bonus damage vs. reanimated. NO, ***** YOU, IT DOES SLASH, meanwhile the EXECUTIONERS GREATSWORD (which keep in mind is for EXECUTIONS) does STRIKE DAMAGE, which is PHYSICALLY IMPOSSIBLE. - Page 2. They will fix it soon. When an items durability is low, a message will come up saying "Weapon At Risk!" I hope his report can reach FROM's headquarters. Just turn your flasks into mostly or all Ashen, and use your chime heals. If you're using this to farm covenant items, pump luck to 99, make sure dex is at 10, then dump the rest into strength. Losing the Raw ASS stings a bit, for sure. unbuffed! Sword precious to Anri, another Unkindled. Any advice would be appreciated, thanks. Raw Astora Straight Sword Nerf - what is the best early game weapon now? And all the SL1 bros here. they took that way from it. Vordts hammer is a new low level pvp meta. Watch them slowly die as they run out of Estus and have no moss to cure the poison. Low-level invasions are a bit harder than they were, already, since more people know to level Vigor first than they used to. respec into 40 STR/16 DEX and grab a heavy infused Exile.