As with previous iterations, the Falchion is best thought of as a heavier cousin to the Scimitar. It is somewhat heavier and scales more evenly with Strength and Dexterity, making it more quality-focused than the Scimitar, and as such it possesses more damage potential.
While it does deal more damage, the trade-off is that the Falchion is slightly slower than the Scimitar, and uses more stamina per attack. As well, its strong attacks will come out considerably slower, compromising its ability to quickly get attacks in on foes.
It is worthwhile to note that when infused with a Sharp Gem, the Falchion will greatly outperform most any other infusable curved sword under the same conditions, at very high levels of Dexterity.
|Alternating horizontal slashes.|
|delayed upward slash, followed by another in the reverse direction.|
|Two-handed horizontal slash, followed by horizontal slash in the reverse direction.|
|Overhead left-to-right downward slash, followed by faster upward slash.|
|Jump Attack||Jumping horizontal slash.|
|Same as one-handed, but with two hands.|
|Running Attack||Very fast upward slash, short range but almost no telegraph.|
|Same as one-handed, only gripping sword in both hands.|
|Rolling Attack||Fast horizontal slash from left to right.|
|Same as above, but puts whole body into rotation.|
|Mirrored version of one-handed weak attacks.|
- When held in two hands, this weapon's attacks do not rebound off of shields.
Reinforced with Titanite.