138. This entire weapon class generally has straight sword range, but is notably slower. The Hollowslayer has quicker hyper armor start up, making trades against smaller weapons more consistent. I've just been wondering what greatsword in the game is the largest or has the best range. Agreed Anonymous, you're right about Anonymous, Great point Anonymous, I had never thought about that until you brought it up, Ironic that the greatsword isn't in the greatsword weapon class, The hollowslayer greatsword is not on here, Very well rounded with a high skill cap, while still being one of the most new-player-friendly weapon classes available, on par with the legendary (and overrated) straight sword itself. If the class interests you, I'd suggest the curved great sword class. Seems like most greatswords are divided into two categories. BKS for everything and the demon princes. The hyper armor and poise damage make it inadequate for trading against bigger weapons. Claymore. However at meta level, where a great deal of players will have optimized builds and atleast a basic understanding of PvP, I find what should be a balanced weapon between the quick weapons with no hyper armor, and the large weapons with with large amounts of hyper armor and damage... simply doesn't do anything adequately. Close. Posted by 3 years ago. Really want to use Wolnir's for my faith build. Easily the best class all around for pve melee. It's not the length that's important, but how you wield it! Sure, are strong, look f*cking awesome, nice moveset and all that, but it's kinda sad i rarely ever see anything else then gs/ugs in fight clubs. 66/65/94 on STR/DEX/LCK has 701 AR (731 AR two-handed). I like the Moon Light Greatsword Pretty Epic Weapon to use. … Just want to prepare for 3. What is the longest greatsword? New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. The longest Ultra Greatsword in the game. This isn't to say you can't have a great amount of success and fun in terms of PvP and PvE in a casual setting. That's true, but in all past Dark Souls games, I've always done really well with the longer greatswords. 8 comments. The Black Knights perseverance weapon art can be used tactically to trade against pretty much all everything slower than a great sword if your opponent is attack spamming. share. What is the longest greatsword? Greatswords are a high damage, long reach weapon class. hide. Archived. For me the claymore is the best it has high damage and so early in the game. 50.0 0 35.0 30.0 35.0. Despite the popularity, this may be the worse weapon class in the game. This weapon is a reference to the Dragonslayer, the iconic sword wielded by Guts from the manga series Berserk. Press J to jump to the feed. Things to keep in mind when using these in PvP: Dropped by enemies wielding it in Irithyll, Obtained via Soul Transposition from the Soul of Slave Knight Gael, Greatsword of judgement's stats are wrong. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. But the curved great swords also have much better ranges, hyper armor, damage, weapon arts that are unparriable, and a running R1 that is actually capable of applying pressure. Title says it all, really. Title says it all, really. 12 Moonlight Greatsword. They have various weapon Skills ranging from Stomp to Stance to unique Skills. 13 Flamberge. In High Wall of Lothric. Hollowslayer for Friede, hollows, Gael, Wolf knight for Midir and Gael and most anything in Ringed City. 14 Firelink Greatsword. Those that are labeled as having thrust damage have the claymore moveset (notable for the thrusting R2's), while those that aren't labeled as such have the bastard sword movesets composed entirely of slashes. What is the best quality great sword (just wondering), which ones best for strength build (66/16), Contributions to Fextralife Wikis are licensed under a, Dropped by the thieves wielding the sword at, The startup to their attacks is markedly slower compared to. 1. A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 3. Found in Yhorm the Giant's arena, the Storm Ruler has the primary function of taking down the boss with its weapon art, but it lacks ... 15 Bastard Sword. 16 Storm Ruler. Too bad there’s not a frost bite great sword. Haha! In terms of damage output per stamina expended, Greatswords are easily the best value weapon category, and they are a good choice for PvE builds as a result. report. - (17/20) Stance. However, I will point out that amongst the greatsword class, the Hollowslayer and Black Knight Great Swords are both pretty good for quality builds. 100% Upvoted. Every Greatsword In Dark Souls 3 Ranked From Worst To Best. The exceptions, as far as I can tell, are the Black Knight Sword, which has a unique moveset like every other black knight weapon, and the Hollowslayer and Drakeblood greatswords, which have a flashier, DS2 inspired moveset. I've just been wondering what greatsword in the game is the largest or has the best range. Any build suggestions and/or tips for how to use it for max performance? 35 - 16 D 13 75 9.0. Plan to put a decent amount of points into Strength if you plan to use these weapons. Generally they are a tiny bit slower, nearly imperceptibly so when 2 handed. This thread is archived. save. 28/10 - STR/DEX - 446 AR 1h, 502 AR 2h - Min Reqs probably the most overrated weapon class.