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Black Knight Sword (Dark Souls III)

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For the Dark Souls variant, see Black Knight Sword.
For the Dark Souls II variant, see Black Knight Greatsword (Dark Souls II).

The Black Knight Sword is a greatsword in Dark Souls III.

In-Game Description

Greatsword Wielded by the Black Knights who wander the lands. Designed to face chaos demons.
Black Knights constantly faced foes larger than themselves, and this sword's unique attack greatly reduces enemy poise.
Skill: Perseverance
Raise sword in the name of the First Lord to temporarily boost poise. Damage reduced while activated.


Found in the Smouldering Lake, behind an illusory wall.

From the Demon Ruins bonfire, descend two sets of stairs to reach a big room with two Demon Clerics. Turn right and proceed straightforward into a passage at the end. Hit the carved wall at the very end of this passage to reveal a hidden room with a Black Knight slaying a Ghru. The sword can be found inside.




  • Deals 20% bonus damage to demons.



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Weapon Art Showcase Black Knight Sword

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