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The King's Ultra Greatsword is an ultra greatsword in Dark Souls II.

In-Game Description

An ultra greatsword forged from the soul of King Vendrick. Inflicts heavy damage on enemy armor.
Only the king knows whether the depiction of the Queen is a resentful mockery, or an affectionate exaltation.

AvailabilityEdit

Acquired from Weaponsmith Ornifex in exchange for the Soul of the King and 10,000 souls.

Characteristics Edit

The King's Ultra Greatsword boasts extraordinary base damage and scaling, but this comes at the cost of being the most cumbersome ultra greatsword available. It possesses only 110 Counter strength, compared to the 130 of most ultra greatswords, which can hurt the remarkable damage output in some situations.

Complementing the thinner slashing arcs compared to other ultra greatswords, this weapon deals only Strike damage and its strong attack launches most targets backward, in addition to knocking them down. The first couple of slashes are performed impressively fast for this kind of weapon and will, in most cases, stagger an enemy after the first hit, usually allowing the second one to land as well.

This weapon has 100 Durability, making it very reliable for long trips. This feature is emphasized in Scholar of the First Sin, where the weapon has been given an impressive Durability 200 stat (220 once fully upgraded), allowing players to practically stop worrying about it breaking up.

With at least 80 Strength, this weapon deals the highest damage on a normal hit of any weapon, unless the attack is a counter.

MovesetEdit

Attack Description
One-handed
Weak Attack
Slow vertical smash
One-handed
Strong Attack
Very slow vertical smash
Two-handed
Weak Attack
Horizontal slash from left to right. Further input yields a swing from right to left
Two-handed
Strong Attack
Very slow vertical smash that will send most foes flying
Jump Attack Smashes blade into the ground
Running Attack Slow 270° spin attack with very long windup and ending lag
Two-handed
Running Attack
Heavy downward smash
Rolling Attack 360° spin attack with moderate windup but low ending lag
Two-handed
Rolling Attack
Thrusts blade into the ground
Kick Slow Guard Break
Left-handed
Weak Attack
Mirror of right hand
Left-handed
Strong Attack
Mirror of right hand

NotesEdit

UpgradesEdit

Upgrades with Petrified Dragon Bone.

Stub Icon
Ultra Greatswords
Aged Smelter SwordBlack Knight Ultra GreatswordCrypt BlackswordDrakekeeper's Ultra Greatsword
Drakewing Ultra GreatswordFume Ultra GreatswordGreatswordIvory King Ultra GreatswordKing's Ultra Greatsword
Lost Sinner's SwordOld Knight Ultra GreatswordPursuer's Ultra GreatswordSmelter SwordZweihander

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