"This larger type of greatsword is normally wielded with two hands due to its weight."
"This highly flexible greatsword can be used to attack in swings or thrusts."
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Weapon Type:
Greatswords
Critical:
100
Weight:
6.0
Attack Type:
Regular/Thrust
Auxiliary:
-
Durability:
200
Left Hand:
Block
Enchantable:
Yes
Special Attack:
No

Upgrade: 400 Souls + Titanite.

Acquired From:
  • Looted from a body on the bridge, guarded by the Hellkite Wyvern, in upper Undead Burg.

Hints and Tips:
  • When wielding this sword one-handed, press R2 for a heavy thrust attack, and R2 again for a heavy upward slash.
  • When wielding this sword two-handed, press R2 for a heavy slash, and R2 again for a second heavy slash.
  • When wielding with two hands, press R1, R2, and R1 for a three-hit slashing combo.
  • Versatile moveset, high AR and moderate speed make it very good and popular weapon for PvP.

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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

16
10
-
-


Attack Values
Parameter Bonuses
Auxiliary
Damage Reduction (%)
Stability
Claymore
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icon_strength.png
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icon_intelligence.png
icon_faith.png
icon_res_divine.png
icon_res_occult.png
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icon_prot_magi.png
icon_prot_fire.png
icon_prot_lightn.png
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Regular
103
-
-
-
C
C
-
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Regular +5
154
-
-
-
C
C
-
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Regular +10
206
-
-
-
C
C
-
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Regular +14
247
-
-
-
C
C
-
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Regular +15
257
-
-
-
C
C
-
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Crystal
226
-
-
-
C
C
-
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Crystal +4
???
-
-
-
C
C
-
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Crystal +5
278
-
-
-
C
C
-
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Lightning
185
-
-
185
-
-
-
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Lightning +4
243
-
-
243
-
-
-
-
-
-
60
10
40
52.8
38
Lightning +5
257
-
-
257
-
-
-
-
-
-
60
10
40
56
38
Raw
177
-
-
-
D
D
-
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Raw +5
236
-
-
-
D
D
-
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Magic
115
126
-
-
E
E
C
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Magic +5
154
168
-
-
E
E
C
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Magic +9


-
-
E
E
C
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Magic +10
192
210
-
-
E
E
C
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Enchanted
154
164
-
-
E
E
B
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Enchanted +4
178
183
-
-
E
E
A
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Enchanted +5
184
190
-
-
E
E
A
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Divine
105
127
-
-
D
E
-
C
110
-
60
10
40
40
38
Divine +5
140
170
-
-
D
E
-
C
110
-
60
10
40
40
38
Divine +9
168
204
-
-
D
D
-
B
110
-
60
10
40
40
38
Divine +10
175
212
-
-
D
D
-
B
110
-
60
10
40
40
38
Occult
142
154
-
-
E
D
-
B
-
110
60
10
40
40
38
Occult +4
176
184
-
-
D
D
-
A
-
110
60
10
40
40
38
Occult +5
184
192
-
-
D
D
-
A
-
110
60
10
40
40
38
Fire
133
-
133
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Fire +5
185
-
185
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
60
10
42
40
38
Fire +9
234
-
234
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
60
10
43.6
40
38
Fire +10
247
-
247
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
60
10
44
40
38
Chaos
162
-
187
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
60
10
40
40
38
Chaos +4
@ 10 Humanity

-

-
-
-
-
-
-
-
60
10
43.2
40
38
Chaos +5
@ 10 Humanity

-

-
-
-
-
-
-
-
60
10
44
40
38


Requirements /
Parameter Bonus
Attack Values
Damage Reduction (%)
Reducing the elemental damage taken in %
Auxiliary Effects
Others
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Strength
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Physical
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Physical
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Bleeding
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Durability
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Dexterity
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Magic
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Magic
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Poison
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Weight
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Intelligence
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Fire
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Fire
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Divine

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Faith
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Lightning
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Lightning
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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)