If some other straight sword is even better for strength builds than these, then do tell. The bastard sword is best imo, I use it all the time. But iunno. May 24, 2017 @ 4:29pm dark sword. Foxhound3857 4 years ago #3. 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. If you already ruled out the broadsword then your only option is the longsword. I believe the only straight sword move that can't be parried is dark swords r2 or weapon art. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, Save the Silver Knights, equip Way of Blue. Let's keep this thread going, peeps. So like the tile says I am looking for a straight sword for more strenght/tanky build. I'm Level 94, I think. Damage-wise, Broadsword is best but you might find yourself lacking for range. Infusion: Not available. But It has the longest range on its R1. Let's keep this thread going, peeps. Irithyll Straight Sword. It's like the broadsword but in greatsword form. 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) . Haven't used it extensively but I didn't see any huge disadvantages. I have the bucher's knife that might start out damaging when i get more strength, but thats about it. I do like the Dark Sword. STR 50, DEX 15 and FTH not really good enough to meet any of the weapon requirements. Note: This is ONLY to be used to report spam, advertising, and problematic (harassment, fighting, or rude) posts. Which really is the only important attribute you are looking for as a backup fast weapon. If you're a strength build, then Ignore the hate and just use dark sword. It has terrible r2s and a pretty useless weapon art. Primary Bonus Attribute: Strength. It has 460 ar two handed with 40/10 (str/dex). its edgy. 10. The Exile Greatsword is the best strength curved sword, doing massive damage to other players in pvp and being all around great in pve. Haven't heard of this Ringed Knight SS before, though. Español - Latinoamérica (Spanish - Latin America). Consider switching to gothards twin blades down the road, still easy to parry but has a nice moveset and a spin combo. May 24, 2017 @ 4:30pm The one you find just outside Iedux Gundyr is … The shield of want rests on your left hand. Haven't ruled out anything, I'll try to adapt to the Broadsword if it's really god tier. Even with the best gear, it’s still hard to stay alive in this game, thanks to From Software. Got all DLCs but haven't tried any yet, so if a straight sword there is good, feel free to suggest it. 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) . However, for the strongest DPS, at least sustained DPS, you'd probably want to check out Carthus Curved Sword. It has that buff skill too which is awesome. Maybe dex/luck, infuse hollow. Of all the straight swords, the Estoc boasts the best thrusting attacks and high damage output. Armor & Weapons. I'd say the space program weapon art is really useful. < > Showing 1-15 of 46 comments . 7. Early game- Broadsword; Use the Knight armor set for the early game. 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. All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. Weapon Type: Straight Sword. It hits like a truck though. I'm now about half way through the game and haven't found anything better yet. 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. The ringed knight ss is also a reasonable option, although I prefer the stance weapon art by a long way. Comment with arguments and suggestions. Well, not quite. A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 3. All rights reserved. < > Showing 1-15 of 46 comments . Moonlight Greatsword Longsword has the best move set and damage, otherwise. How many hours into Ringed City can I get it? Strength- 40 (below cap) Faith -16; Vigor- 25; Endurance- 27 for more stamina as you take multiple swings. Straight Sword for Strength Build. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. 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. For the best results, infuse with either a Sharp or Refined gem, for a Dexterity or quality build respectively. Straight swords are very good for DPS and safe attacks and easy to use, one-handed. Comment with arguments and suggestions. 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.