Being the most powerful of all the Greatbows gives you your own personal hand cannon to play with. I am literally using Knight starting gear with no upgrades on the longsword - maybe I need to upgrade. Keen to try out a str/dex/faith build, kinda new to the game sorry. And No, I am not twinking, will be doing a playthru with the sword offline - not going online until Hack situation is improved. Dark Souls has many impressive features, from the memorable bosses to the challenging difficulty. The defense is very difficult when this hunk of metal is swinging at you, surprisingly it doesn't feel too heavy either meaning little adjusting will be needed. Probably lacking the power to satisfy a real warrior, the rapier's speed more than makes up for it in terms of combat. Marakumo is one of the only greatswords that doesn't weigh you down entirely, letting you perform great running attacks without giving up power entirely. While it isn't a powerhouse in its original form Uchigatana can be upgraded any which way making it one of the most versatile weapons in the game. The best part of the bow is that its effect can ignore your enemy's armour. As soon as you've settled in, the big blows will come shortly after. It's rare that you find a long weapon that is also light enough for a speedy barrage. So if you do get caught up in close quarters combat you can unleash a combination before the enemy has time to parry. Cathedral > deacons bonfire > walk up the stairs > first enemy you'll see is a knight with a greatsword. Lothric Knight Sword ∞ 4000: Lothric Knight Greatsword ∞ 7000: Lothric Knight Long Spear ∞ 4500: Knight's Crossbow ∞ 3000: Lothric Knight Shield ∞ 3000: Lothric Knight Greatshield ∞ 5000: Moonlight Arrow ∞ 500: Dragonslayer Greatarrow ∞ 500: Dragonslayer Lightning Arrow ∞ 750: Lightning Bolt ∞ 300 One of the most important things in a weapon is speed and with this weapon, you have it in spades. While the base damage is nothing to laugh at, the spear also poisons whatever enemy you manage to hit. Power is all well and good but sometimes marching through people and swinging a heavy sword becomes a little dull. I am a bot, and this action was performed automatically. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 3. Keen to try out a str/dex/faith build, kinda new to the game sorry. Either beating the Dancer early, or getting it from Greriat when he returns or dies in Irithyll. Ultra Greatswords are a type of Weapon returning in Dark Souls 3.These Weapons usually do very high damage and have extremely slow attacks along with high Strength requirements. This weapon is more suited to the magic wielder rather than the strict swordsman. if you can manage to land a hit you'll either take them out entirely or severely damage them. Otherwise its pen to paper, writing as much as possible! Hitting the figurative roof in both these departments, of course, if you begin infusing the weapon then it takes your dexterity down moderately. The damage it does do is on the upper end of the scale too. Most people will struggle to get used to the slower game pace but once you do its a game-changer. What really stands out is its slick, moody design that bleeds into the world. The first katana in the game and it's a home run. (bonus: if you turn right at the top of the stairs, peeking around the giant whatever/altar, you can easily cheese him with a bow), New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. There is one standing infront of Sun bro altar that I can farm. It takes a pretty particular player to favour the spear over a sword, but for those who do, this is the best choice. I have managed to get to Lothric Castle early but these Knights using the Greatsword just one shot me (I'm level 28). Press J to jump to the feed. RELATED: Dark Souls 3: 10 Most Powerful Spells, Ranked. This can easily become your main sword, not only because of its sleek look but it also packs a punch too. Trying to get this weapon early. It means that no matter how much breastplate is between you and them, the arrow will meet its mark and do some damage. I have managed to get to Lothric Castle early but these Knights using the Greatsword just one shot me (I'm level 28).