"The choice weapon of the infamous Darkwraith Kirk, also known as the Knight of Thorns for the gnarly spikes on his favorite weapon."
"This frightful sword deals only thrust attacks, and causes heavy bleeding."
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Weapon Type:
Straight Swords
Critical:
100
Weight:
3.0
Attack Type:
Regular
Auxiliary:
300 Bleed
Durability:
160
Left Hand:
Block
Enchantable:
Yes
Special Attack:
No

Upgrade cost: 200 Souls + Titanite.

Acquired from:

Hints and Tips:
  • The only straight sword that causes bleed. Even with high stats damage will be fairly low, but still a passable choice against targets weak to bleed.
  • Bleed build up is 33 per strike, and once inflicted will tear 30% of the opponents HP.

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Required in Build:



Requirements
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Strength
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Dexterity
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Intelligence
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Faith

10
10
-
-


Attack Values
Parameter Bonuses
Auxiliary
Damage Reduction (%)
Stability
Barbed Straight Sword
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icon_dmg_magi.png
icon_dmg_fire.png
icon_dmg_lightn.png
icon_strength.png
icon_dexterity.png
icon_intelligence.png
icon_faith.png
icon_res_divine.png
icon_res_occult.png
icon_prot_phy.png
icon_prot_magi.png
icon_prot_fire.png
icon_prot_lightn.png
icon_prot_stab.png
Regular
80
-
-
-
D
D
-
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Regular +5
120
-
-
-
D
C
-
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Regular +10
160
-
-
-
D
C
-
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Regular +14
192
-
-
-
D
C
-
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Regular +15
200
-
-
-
D
C
-
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Crystal
176
-
-
-
D
D
-
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Crystal +4

-
-
-


-
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Crystal +5
216
-
-
-
D
D
-
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Lightning
147
-
-
147
-
-
-
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Lightning +4
188
-
-
188
-
-
-
-
-
-
50
10
35
46.2
32
Lightning +5
200
-
-
200
-
-
-
-
-
-
50
10
35
49
32
Raw
138
-
-
-
D
D
-
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Raw +5
184
-
-
-
D
D
-
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Magic
90
97
-
-
E
E
C
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Magic +5
120
130
-
-
E
E
C
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Magic +9


-
-



-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Magic +10
150
162
-
-
E
E
C
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Enchanted
120
128
-
-
E
E
C
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Enchanted +4


-
-



-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Enchanted +5
144
148
-
-
E
E
B
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Divine
81
99
-
-
D
E
-
C

-
50
10
35
35
32
Divine +5
108
132
-
-
D
E
-
C

-
50
10
35
35
32
Divine +9


-
-


-


-
50
10
35
35
32
Divine +10
135
165
-
-
D
E
-
C

-
50
10
35
35
32
Occult
110
120
-
-
E
D
-
C
-

50
10
35
35
32
Occult +4


-
-


-

-

50
10
35
35
32
Occult +5
143
150
-
-
E
D
-
C
-

50
10
35
35
32
Fire
104
-
104
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Fire +5
144
-
144
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
50
10
36.7
35
32
Fire +9
182
-
182
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
50
10
38.2
35
32
Fire +10
192
-
192
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
50
10
38.5
35
32
Chaos
126
-
144
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Chaos +4
@ 10 Humanity

-

-
-
-
-
-
-
-
50
10
35
35
32
Chaos +5
@ 10 Humanity
195
-
222
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
50
10
38.5
35
32

Requirements /
Parameter Bonus
Attack Values
Damage Reduction (%)
Reducing the elemental damage taken in %
Auxiliary Effects
Others
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Strength
icon_dmg_phy.png
Physical
icon_prot_phy.png
Physical
icon_res_bleed.png
Bleeding
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Durability
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Dexterity
icon_dmg_magi.png
Magic
icon_prot_magi.png
Magic
icon_res_poison.png
Poison
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Weight
icon_intelligence.png
Intelligence
icon_dmg_fire.png
Fire
icon_prot_fire.png
Fire
icon_res_divine.png
Divine

icon_faith.png
Faith
icon_dmg_lightn.png
Lightning
icon_prot_lightn.png
Lightning
icon_res_occult.png
Occult


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Critical
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Stability



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Magic Adjustment



Durability: The weapon's HP, when the durability hits 0, the effectiveness of its attacks become weakened to the point of almost useless. When an items durability is low, a message will come up saying "Weapon At Risk!" at this point the weapon does not perform at it's best.
Weight: How much the item weights when equipped.
Stability: How well the player keeps stance after being hit
Attack Type: Defines what kind of swing set the weapon has.
Regular(R), Thrust(T), Slash(Sl), Strike(St)