It has a length of 213 cm (84 in) and a mass/weight of about 6.6 kg (15 lb).[4]. RELATED: Top 10 Best Swords In Dark Souls History. Arguably one of the best weapons in the game dropped by one of the most infuriating bosses in the series, the Fume Ultra Greatsword (UGS) is a top-tier contender, especially for Strength builds. … The Sorcerer's Twinblades can't stagger frail and old Sewer Rats with its appalling 15 poise damage. As Dark Souls' weapon system can be overwhelming, here is a guide on the franchise's best and worst weapons. User Info: Disastersaurus. The normal Whip is – by far – one of the most underwhelming weapons in the game. The weapon requires frequent repairs, but not enough to avoid using. © 2020 GAMESPOT, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. Fashion Souls brigade claims this Dark Souls II weapon. ... 3 Zweihander. The Uchigatana is arguably one of the best weapons of the Dark Souls series. One of the best weapons to exist in the Dark Souls series, the Zweihander’s best iteration is in the original Dark Souls. For all intents and purposes, it's a meme. In its developed form, the Zweihänder acquired the characteristics of a polearm rather than a sword due to their large size and weight and therefore increased range and striking power. That too after having taught players all the bad habits early in the game. Players can follow almost any upgrade path for this weapon due to its versatility. Brutal gameplay with a deeply complex but absorbing story makes it a love or hate game series, as players either love its intricacy or leave because of it. The paired bonus damage applies to spells as well. RELATED: 10 Memes About Dark Souls That Prove The Games Make No Sense. The Zweihänder ascribed to him is, as of 2008, on display in the Fries Museum. However, whenever I'm reading discussions on this sub, the Zweihander is often praised for it's ability to stunlock. Soldiers trained in the use of the sword were granted the title of … The UGS has a fantastic moveset that covers a large area and a special skill that gives increased poise. I just found the black knight greatsword. The simple Whip in Dark Souls has grade "A" dumpster tier scaling in almost every upgrade path, criminally low damage, and it doesn’t do well against shields and armor. The Black Band of German mercenaries (active during the 1510s and 1520s) included 2,000 two-handed swordsmen in a total strength of 17,000 men. Lowest of not just Great Hammers, but of all regular hammers as well. 10 Balder Side Sword. The Black Knight Sword is a greatsword in Dark Souls. Slicing open letters. Quite unlike the Sorcerers Twinblades and the Great Wooden Hammer, the Whip doesn’t even have a cool moveset to compensate for its well-rounded lack of everything. Soldiers trained in the use of the sword were granted the title of Meister des langen Schwertes (lit. The Dark Souls series has established an almost cult following. Covering the hottest movie and TV topics that fans want. You're browsing the GameFAQs Message Boards as a guest. Players can go for a minimum Dex investment and use magic buffs, preferably Crystal Magic Weapon, to compensate for whatever they lack. This weapon’s description reads that it is not meant for combat, which is quite telling of the Great Wooden Hammer's effectiveness when sparring with enemies. The Mail Breaker seems to only serve an aesthetic purpose. Combine a poor moveset, heavy weight, slow animation, and costly upgrades, and the end result is a weapon that loses its usefulness fast. It has a great weapon Skill and a recent patch increased it's damage slightly. King's Ultra Greatsword. The only downside to the Uchigatana is its fragility. "Wololo" sums up his life motto. 1 Availability 2 Characteristics 3 Moveset 4 Upgrades 5 Gallery Semi-common drop from Black Knights wielding the Black Knight Sword. Writing about games his lifeline, and reading fantasy books his pastime. The other two require a lot more materials and messing around to get them to full power, but will end up stronger. The go-to source for comic book and superhero movie fans. Zweihänder-wielders fought with and against pike formations.