Strength- 40 (below cap) Faith -16; Vigor- 25; Endurance- 27 for more stamina as you take multiple swings. It's like the broadsword but in greatsword form. It has 460 ar two handed with 40/10 (str/dex). The Exile Greatsword is the best strength curved sword, doing massive damage to other players in pvp and being all around great in pve. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. The best build for it, I'm not sure. I think the best straight sword in general is probably Solaire's. Straight swords are very good for DPS and safe attacks and easy to use, one-handed. The bastard sword is best imo, I use it all the time. Got all DLCs but haven't tried any yet, so if a straight sword there is good, feel free to suggest it. 11. A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 3. Uchigatana. If using a pure strength build I belive infusing darksword with a heavy gem gives an A or S scalimg in strength. Below, in no particular order, we’ve rounded up some of the best weapons that Dark Souls 3 has to offer. The ringed knight ss is also a reasonable option, although I prefer the stance weapon art by a long way. If you already ruled out the broadsword then your only option is the longsword. At +5 it scales B on DEX and STR so it's amazing for a quality build At 40/40 it's well over 400 AR. Maybe dex/luck, infuse hollow. The black knight weapons are also all great, though the halber is slightly better in a quality build, I personally love the black knight sword, the WA is great and you can easily have a 500+ AR in pure physical damage. Even with the best gear, it’s still hard to stay alive in this game, thanks to From Software. How many hours into Ringed City can I get it? Washing Machine. Straight Sword for Strength Build. Longsword has the best move set and damage, otherwise. May 24, 2017 @ 4:29pm dark sword. #1. Press J to jump to the feed. Honestly use the lothric fully upgraded with a raw and it's bamf. Got all DLCs but haven't tried any yet, so if a straight sword there is good, feel free to suggest it. Foxhound3857 4 years ago #3. Sounds like the Knight pretty much starts the game with all the best gear. Comment with arguments and suggestions. It hits like a truck though. It has that buff skill too which is awesome. Its pretty much just good for twinking from my experience. Need a straight sword for my strength build for situations that require faster swing times. I think the best straight sword in general is probably Solaire's. Washing Machine. best straight sword is the sunlight straight sword +5 (uses twinkling titanite), it gets B in both strength and dex, and gives 196+246 (442) AR, which is the highest damage out of the long swords. #1. Requirements: 12 STR, 14 DEX. If you're a strength build, then Ignore the hate and just use dark sword. Axes and hammers are more suited for strength builds but if you really want a sword, then broadsword does the most damage with heavy infusion: 390 AR at 40 STR. STR 50, DEX 15 and FTH not really good enough to meet any of the weapon requirements. However, for the strongest DPS, at least sustained DPS, you'd probably want to check out Carthus Curved Sword. It has terrible r2s and a pretty useless weapon art. I've never went wrong with the Astora's Straight Sword, but I can't say that a weapon like that will scale best with strength. Tired of slow hitting weapons and figured that a SS wpuld ve a good fit (used to have anri's Ss which i liked but after ai got into the game again i find it not so good anymore) . The only backdraw is probably requiring 16 FTH to use. Great damage when raw, but it just doesn't get very good scaling off of anything. If some other straight sword is even better for strength builds than these, then do tell. If some other straight sword is even better for strength builds than these, then do tell. I kinda like the Dark Sword but it seems to have a notorious reputation. Early game- Broadsword; Use the Knight armor set for the early game. In PvP its fast moveset combines with deceptively long range to make you a truly terrifying opponent. Good luck and have fun! Damage-wise, Broadsword is best but you might find yourself lacking for range. All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. May 24, 2017 @ 4:29pm dark sword. I heard Broadsword has the highest AR, but I'm not a fan of the range. Let's keep this thread going, peeps. I do like the Dark Sword. Well, not quite. Location: Undead … I'm Level 94, I think. Just outside of the Firelink Shrine, a place that you’ll get to within the first hour of playing the game, is the Sword Master. All rights reserved. The shield of want rests on your left hand. Infusion: Not available. User Info: Foxhound3857. Which really is the only important attribute you are looking for as a backup fast weapon. Weapon Type: Straight Sword. I did consider it but I don't have the DEX requirement, unfortunately. So like the tile says I am looking for a straight sword for more strenght/tanky build. its edgy. I'm Level 94, I think. I'd say the space program weapon art is really useful. It's very strong, and has VERY fast 2h R1s. Use the Sunlight Straight Sword as your primary weapon. Irythill Straight Sword seems pretty popular but the Twinkling Titanite requirement gives me pause. Comment with arguments and suggestions. I'm playing a sword and board, strength based build. For the best results, infuse with either a Sharp or Refined gem, for a Dexterity or quality build respectively. But It has the longest range on its R1. Tired of slow hitting weapons and figured that a SS wpuld ve a good fit (used to have anri's Ss which i liked but after ai got into the game again i find it not so good anymore) . 7. I believe the only straight sword move that can't be parried is dark swords r2 or weapon art. I'm now about half way through the game and haven't found anything better yet. Maybe you're right. Hey so I just came back after a long time and I'm completely behind in the patchnotes etc. May 24, 2017 @ 4:30pm The one you find just outside Iedux Gundyr is … Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, Save the Silver Knights, equip Way of Blue.