The biggest drawback to this sword is you can't get it until the Dragon Shrine and it's possibly even harder to farm than Drakekeeper's. You can upgrade it with Petrified Dragon Bone and is very deadly if you have it maxed out. It has a superb moveset, including a 2h r1 poke attack with scarily good range and the amount of times I've won using this alone without the need for 50 Attunement worth of Pyromancies is amazing. Aside from looking super badass, this weapon has a relatively high requirement of 20 strength and 15 dexterity, and in return, this weapon has by far the best AR of any straight sword at it's required stat level - a whopping 300 uninfused, 420 infused. It's super light and has low stamina cost, but it still breaks super easily. Well the truth is that scaling simply isn't that important in this game. There's a sword that the sword-n-shield drakekeepers drop that has good damage, on par with the sunlight straight sword. Its quite long for being only 2 weight, isn't dependent on weight and has 120 counter damage. The chest contains the Zweihander. Durability: The weapon's HP, when the durability hits 0, the effectiveness of its attacks become weakened to the point of almost uselessness. 30 or 50 FTH (for the softcap) with Sunlight Blade and Lightning Infusion for PvE, but if you're going for PvP I believe the best would be 30 INT and 30 FTH with Dark Weapon and Dark Infusion. The same is true for R2's, rolling R1's, etc.By contrast, the Sun Sword's rolling R1 and the Broadsword's are not comparable because they are different attacks.What this means is that barring wonky hitboxes, the range of a weapon's attack should be determined solely by it's moveset and length of the blade. HOWEVER, the moveset isn't worth the extra +25 damage I get out of it, when I could be just using the longsword. Unleash its latent power with a strong attack. I first started playing video games on my Nintendo Gameboy Advance, and I have not stopped playing ever since. https://darksouls.fandom.com/wiki/Straight_Swords_(Dark_Souls_II)?oldid=332817. You claim to be a straight sword, yet you are cured. They both scale C/C at +10 which means you should try and even out your STR/DEX. Drakekeeper's SwordThis is my weapon of choice. Straight Swords may refer to the following: Straight Swords (Dark Souls) Straight Swords (Dark Souls II) Straight Swords (Dark Souls III) When wielding this sword with the proper stats, certain attacks cause the sword to emit a beam of light, damaging those it hits. Comment with arguments and suggestions. Unlike game journalists, we actually have fun playing games. Moveset wise it is similar to the Heide Knight Sword, but it's strong attacks make the sword behave like a whip. This is the perfect weapon if you want to have a heavy sword. This sword has unique dual wield power stance moves like Knight Artorias from Dark Souls: Jumping overhead slash. Strangely, if infused with fire, magic, lightning, or dark, and have less then 14 in the respective stats, it will have a lower AR if it were not infused at all. Brawlhalla is a fundamental-based game, the way to ensure that you achieve the highest results is how well you know the tools that the game provides. Everyone goes on about how great the scaling is on this weapon. The Ivory Straight Sword, came out with the winter themed Crown of the Ivory King DLC. Hello Reddit, this is my first post ever and I bring you a guide for all straight swords in Dark Souls 2 (now including DLC! Scaling quality is from highest to lowest as follows: S/A/B/C/D/E. It uses the broadsword moveset and has about the same range as the Sun Sword. Also, the 2handed R1 moveset is the same as Thrusting Swords! Best Straight Sword? #1. Fun. This resulting bonus damage is added to the base physical damage of the weapon and is shown in the equipment screen in blue numbers as a "+ X".