# Malformed Claws

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The Malformed Claws are a claw in Dark Souls II.

In-Game Description

One of the malformed weapons developed in Aldia. Appears to be a crustacean pincer, but its precise origins are unclear. Use strong attack to inflict damage even upon foes with raised shields.
The peculiar figure known as Lord Aldia attempted to uncover the secrets of life itself, and viewed the Undead as a key to its mystery.
Effect: Shield-piercing (Strong attack)

## LocationEdit

Dropped by the Suspicious Shadows which accompany the Flexile Sentry in NG+.

## CharacteristicsEdit

When fully upgraded, the Malformed Claws have 130 base damage and B/D scaling.

## MovesetEdit

Attack Description
One-handed
Weak Attack
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One-handed
Strong Attack
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Two-handed
Weak Attack
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Two-handed
Strong Attack
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Jump Attack ???
Running Attack ???
Rolling Attack ???
Power Stance Weak Attack
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Power Stance Strong Attack
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Guard break
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Off-handed
Weak Attack
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Off-handed
Strong Attack
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Standard Variation Attack Values Bonus Damage Reduction
Malformed Claws 55 C D 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Malformed Claws +1 ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Malformed Claws +2 ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Malformed Claws +3 ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Malformed Claws +4 ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Malformed Claws +5 ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10

Requires: Malformed Claws, Raw Stone and 2,000 souls for Infusion.

Raw Variation Attack Values Bonus Damage Reduction
Raw Malformed Claws ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Raw Malformed Claws +1 ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Raw Malformed Claws +2 ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Raw Malformed Claws +3 ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Raw Malformed Claws +4 ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Raw Malformed Claws +5 ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10

Requires: Malformed Claws, Old Mundane Stone and 2,000 souls for Infusion.

Mundane Variation Attack Values Bonus Damage Reduction
Mundane Malformed Claws ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Mundane Malformed Claws +1 ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Mundane Malformed Claws +2 ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Mundane Malformed Claws +3 ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Mundane Malformed Claws +4 ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Mundane Malformed Claws +5 ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10

Requires: Malformed Claws, Faintstone and 2,000 souls for Infusion.

Magic Variation Attack Values Bonus Damage Reduction
Magic Malformed Claws ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Magic Malformed Claws +1 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Magic Malformed Claws +2 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Magic Malformed Claws +3 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Magic Malformed Claws +4 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Magic Malformed Claws +5 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???

Requires: Malformed Claws, Magic Stone and 2,000 souls for Infusion.

Enchanted Variation Attack Values Bonus Damage Reduction
Enchanted Malformed Claws ??? ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Enchanted Malformed Claws +1 ??? ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Enchanted Malformed Claws +2 ??? ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Enchanted Malformed Claws +3 ??? ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Enchanted Malformed Claws +4 ??? ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10
Enchanted Malformed Claws +5 ??? ??? ??? ??? 40 15 25 25 35 10 10

Requires: Malformed Claws, Firedrake Stone and 2,000 souls for Infusion.

Fire Variation Attack Values Bonus Damage Reduction
Fire Malformed Claws ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Fire Malformed Claws +1 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Fire Malformed Claws +2 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Fire Malformed Claws +3 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Fire Malformed Claws +4 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Fire Malformed Claws +5 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???

Requires: Malformed Claws, Boltstone and 2,000 souls for Infusion.

Lightning Variation Attack Values Bonus Damage Reduction
Lightning Malformed Claws ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Lightning Malformed Claws +1 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Lightning Malformed Claws +2 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Lightning Malformed Claws +3 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Lightning Malformed Claws +4 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Lightning Malformed Claws +5 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???

Requires: Malformed Claws, Darknight Stone and 2,000 souls for Infusion.

Dark Variation Attack Values Bonus Damage Reduction
Dark Malformed Claws ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Dark Malformed Claws +1 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Dark Malformed Claws +2 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Dark Malformed Claws +3 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Dark Malformed Claws +4 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Dark Malformed Claws +5 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???

Requires: Malformed Claws, Poison Stone and 2,000 souls for Infusion.

Poison Variation Attack Values Bonus Damage Reduction
Poison Malformed Claws ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Poison Malformed Claws +1 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Poison Malformed Claws +2 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Poison Malformed Claws +3 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Poison Malformed Claws +4 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Poison Malformed Claws +5 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???

Requires: Malformed Claws, Bleed Stone and 2,000 souls for Infusion.

Bleed Variation Attack Values Bonus Damage Reduction
Bleed Malformed Claws ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Bleed Malformed Claws +1 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Bleed Malformed Claws +2 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Bleed Malformed Claws +3 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Bleed Malformed Claws +4 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???
Bleed Malformed Claws +5 ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???

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