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The Farron Greatsword is a unique paired ultra greatsword in Dark Souls III.

In-Game Description

Greatsword of the Abyss Watchers which is atypically paired with an unusual dagger.
The dagger is utilized as a wedge in the left hand while the greatsword is held in the right, a unique technique that was synonymous with the Undead Legion. Confounds foes in the manner of wolves hunting prey.
Skill: Parry
Deflect an attack when timed properly and follow up with a critical hit, executed with the dagger.

AvailabilityEdit

Obtained by transposing the Soul of the Blood of the Wolf with Ludleth of Courland at no soul cost.

CharacteristicsEdit

The Farron Greatsword is a unique two-piece set with some interesting properties. Two-handed, its left handed weak attack consists of a devastating three-move combo; The user anchors the dagger into the ground, using it as a pivot point to make graceful sweeps and spins. The dagger can also perform a quick parry, enhancing the weapon's combat utility.

Players who can take full advantage of the Farron Greatsword's potential will find this weapon to be a powerful asset.

MovesetEdit

When two-handing the weapon, instead of wielding the sword with two hands, the user will instead wield the dagger in their offhand. Therefore, attacks performed with the R1/RB and R2/RT buttons will be identical to their one-handed versions.

Attack Description
One-handed
Weak Attack
Horizontal slashes.
One-handed
Strong Attack
Overhead slashes.
Two-handed
Weak Attack
L1/LB:

First input: Lunges forward with dagger and sweeps sword from right to left. Second input: Sweeps sword in the opposite direction. Third input: Leaps and spins into the air before slamming the sword downward.

Two-handed
Strong Attack
???
Jump Attack A vertical chop.
Running Attack A brief overhead slam.
Rolling Attack A forward stab.
Left-handed
Weak Attack
???
Left-handed
Strong Attack
???

NotesEdit

  • By using this weapon in tandem with a shield that has the Weapon Skill trait, such as the Shield of Want, the player can combine the fast parry speed of the dagger with the defense of a shield.
  • At +5, has C scaling in strength and A scaling in dexterity.
  • It is one of the two weapons that have the parry skill, the other being the Parrying Dagger.

TriviaEdit

  • The sword bears a cunning resemblance to Knight Artorias' own greatsword, while the dagger resembles a wolf's claw.

UpgradesEdit

Reinforced with Titanite Scale.

VideosEdit

Weapon Arts Showcase Farron Greatsword00:18

Weapon Arts Showcase Farron Greatsword

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