Depends solely on preference and build. Greatsword are good for general damage. However, it is very nice staggering enemies, and if fitting a build, can stagger late game foes and bosses too. They seriously nerfed the FUGS from 330 to 260. Both are good for Dex scaling, so it comes to preference. Here’s how to get it.Dark Souls 3: Dark Sword farming guideThe Dark Sword is one of the most popular weapons … Anything you feel comfortable with.      ∠_,,,/´” I still prefer my +10 Uchigatana. Whatever you're good with and like is what's best for you. The best way to farm this weapon is to kill Darkwraiths outside the Abyss Watchers boss battle. The Dark Sword is a great weapon. Personally I was using a claymore the whole first playthrough with my quality build, then I found ubachi and blah blah (forgot the names of them) and now that's all I basically use lol. Those puny swords are for early game. Dex scaling is pretty weak so don't use dex weapons they are fast but meant for the faster draw in Pvp. -Farron Greatsword Edit However, I would never use it on a Dex build as the scale is better with Str. Dragonslayers Greataxe and profaned ultra greatsword are some of the heaviest hitting in the game. < ̄`ヽ、       / ̄> I'm in Anor Londo right now. THOU SHALL BE LOOKED ON BY LENNYDAKTUL. Straight Swords are a Weapon Category in Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered.Straight Swords have increased damage and reach, but are relatively slow when compared to Daggers.Although the swing speed is slower, the additional range makes up for it and Straight Swords are a great choice for attacking multiple opponents with one fast swing motion. This is, by our standards the best straight-sword in the game, as you can also poise-break with the two-handed light attack, which comes out incredibly quickly. That's the beauty of dark souls. Post, Download on the AppStore -Dark Sword I've upgraded a claymore to some high level which is probably too high for where I am but it fúcking destroys people. For example, I like my Zweihänder. And the black knight glaive. Some people perform better with a weaker weapon that suits their playstyle than with a popular OP weapon. Take a minute to review our Code of Conduct before submitting your post. Greatsword, Astora Straight Sword, Dragonslayer Axe, Estoc, Fume Ultra Greatsword, these are some of the weapons I've used and liked. Your role as a moderator enables you immediately ban this user from messaging (bypassing the report queue) if you select a punishment. What's y'alls opinion on the subject? There is not a best weapon in the game. Create Fireteam By continuing to use this site, you agree to the policies documented at, Our policies have recently changed. [insert mercy copypasta] Let's make a few categories. Haven't really used much else. Been using a long sword but everyone says you need a great sword? I also love the profaned great sword and the dragonslayer spear. Once I make a pure strength build I'll probably use the FUGS or something along those lines. There is no 'best' weapon. Used to be FUGS, but everyone uses the Dark Sword now. Choose weapons based on stats. You have to understand those black knights carried the big guns for a reason they demolished monsters and their weapons show what it was for. Not terrible stamina drain, but not the best. A curved sword is more for Dex, but I prefer spears or rapiers to curved swords. All in all, if you like it, find a good one and max/tune it. Play nice.    ゝ、 `( ( ͡o ͜ʖ ͡o) / By clicking 'Accept', you agree to the updated policies documented at, Our policies have recently changed. Use the weapon      >     ,ノ By clicking 'Accept', you agree to the policies documented at, This site uses cookies to provide you with the best possible user experience. I'm really enjoying the war axe for some reason. Get it on Google play. They are MUST HAVES in higher NGs. I beat the game with a broadsword, and that was all I needed. Uchigatana. All in all, if you like it, find a good one and max/tune it. Straight swords are pretty good for any build, and can be tuned with stones (sharp, heavy, etc) to fit practically any build. These are probably the best weapons IMO. Stay in base GS class though, Ultra GS take more to swing and lean to a Str build. Loading, please wait. Soliciting/Plagiarism/Phishing/Impersonation, This site uses cookies to provide you with the best possible user experience. I found some unique weapons either either through the environment or transfusion, but most of those straight swords scale better with strength, which I don't get it considering they aren't really large weapons. Longsword, claymore, and exile greatsword are my personal favorites. Both are good for Dex scaling, so it comes to preference.  ゝ、  \ /⌒ヽ,ノ  /´ Straight swords are pretty good for any build, and can be tuned with stones (sharp, heavy, etc) to fit practically any build. Focus on str and a element then get the biggest friggn weapon that scales with str and your element. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the updated policies documented at, {{client.users[message.memberFromId].displayName}}. Not terrible stamina drain, but not the best. You are not allowed to view this content. The rocket launcher/bolas gun was always a good combo for me. plasma cutter from DS 1 or the detonator from DS 2/3. I have like 30 DEX and 18 strentht. Cancel -Gundyrs Halberd -Any Estoc type sword Greatsword are good for general damage. I prefer using straight swords with a shield.