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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

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
One-handed
Weak Attack
Horizontal swing.
One-handed
Strong Attack
Overhead slam.
Two-handed
Weak Attack
Same as one-handed.
Two-handed
Strong Attack
Same as one-handed.
Jump Attack A vertical chop.
Running Attack Overhead slam.
Rolling Attack Thrusting attack.
Two-handed
Rolling Attack
Thrusting attack
Kick Standard kick.
Off-handed
Weak Attack
A counter-clockwise spin along the ground, further input yields a clockwise spin and a spinning overhead smash.
Off-handed
Strong Attack
Quick parry.

NotesEdit

  • 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.

TriviaEdit

  • 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.

UpgradesEdit

Reinforced with Titanite Scale.

VideosEdit

Weapon Arts Showcase Farron Greatsword00:18

Weapon Arts Showcase Farron Greatsword

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