The Farron Greatsword is a soul-transposed 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.


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


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.


Note: When two-handing this weapon, instead of wielding the sword with two hands, the user will instead wield the dagger in their off-hand. Therefore, attacks performed with the R1/RB and R2/RT buttons will be identical to their one-handed versions.
Attack Description
Weak Attack
Horizontal swing.
Strong Attack
Overhead slam.
Weak Attack
Same as one-handed.
Strong Attack
Same as one-handed.
Jump Attack A vertical chop.
Running Attack Overhead slam.
Rolling Attack Thrusting attack.
Rolling Attack
Thrusting attack
Kick Standard kick.
Weak Attack
A counter-clockwise spin along the ground, further input yields a clockwise spin and a spinning overhead smash.
Strong Attack
Quick parry.


  • Deals increased damage to abyssal enemies.
  • 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.
  • When two-handed, the dagger can stagger lower poise enemies with the light attack.


  • The sword bears resemblance to Knight Artorias' own greatsword, while the dagger resembles a wolf's claw.
  • As it's Skill is a parry, it costs 0 Focus Points to perform said Skill.


Reinforced with Titanite Scale.


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Weapon Arts Showcase Farron Greatsword

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