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For the Dark Souls variant, see Dark Hand.

The Dark Hand is a fist which doubles as a shield in Dark Souls III.

In-Game Description

Weapon that allows its wielder to evoke an art unique to Londor, the land of the Hollow. It is also said to be an ancient relic of a Primordial Serpent.
The Dark Hand mercilessly saps the essence of its victims, and can also double as a special shield. Cannot be used two-handed.
Skill: Lifedrain
Embrace the victim and steal their HP. Can only be used against humans.

AvailabilityEdit

Sold by Yuria of Londor for 12,000 souls.

CharacteristicsEdit

Functions as a shield when used in the left hand, and a one handed fist in the right hand.

MovesetEdit

Attack Description
One-handed
Weak Attack
Right hook punch, followed by a slap performed with the back of the hand.
One-handed
Strong Attack
A punch forward, slightly oriented towards the floor, followed by a upward uppercut.
Two-handed
Weak Attack
This weapon cannot be two handed.
Two-handed
Strong Attack
This weapon cannot be two handed.
Jump Attack Smash the ground with a punch.
Two-handed
Jump Attack
This weapon cannot be two handed.
Running Attack A strong swipe forming a 180° arc starting on the left. Extremely similar if not identical to the second attack executed by the follow up attack of the one hand weak attack.
Two-handed
Running Attack
This weapon cannot be two handed.
Rolling Attack A swipe from the back of the hand from left to right, oriented in a somewhat 45° angle.
Two-handed
Rolling Attack
This weapon cannot be two handed.
Kick Regular kick animation.
Off-handed
Weak Attack
Produces an etheral shield.
Off-handed
Strong Attack
Performs the Weapon Art.

NotesEdit

  • The Dark Hand is the only base game weapon dealing Dark damage, except for the Deep Battle Axe found in the High Wall of Lothric, which is merely an infused weapon.
  • The Dark Hand's skill, which mimics an ability exhibited by Darkwraiths, is similar to that of its Dark Souls counterpart. In both games, if the player uses the skill on a humanoid enemy, the enemy is grabbed and energy is sucked from it. In Dark Souls, this means stealing Humanity, whereas in Dark Souls III, the player instead steals health.

UpgradesEdit

Cannot be upgraded.

VideosEdit

Fists
CaestusDark HandDemon's Fist
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