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For the Dark Souls variant, see Murakumo.
For the Dark Souls III variant, see Murakumo (Dark Souls III).

The Murakumo is a curved greatsword in Dark Souls II.

In-Game Description

A curved greatsword said to have been brought to this land by a foreign warrior. Hold with both hands to make parrying accessible.
The exquisitely crafted wide blade makes deadly use of both its weight and smooth slicing action. A tough training regimen is required to master this sword.

AvailabilityEdit

Sold by Weaponsmith Ornifex for 5,800 souls once she has relocated to her home in Brightstone Cove Tseldora.

As a special promotion for the Crown of the Sunken King DLC, a special black Murakumo could be found in the Majula Mansion basement chest on the day prior to its release.

The reskinned Murakumo can be found in the same chest after the patch on February 5th, 2015. The other three reskinned weapons can also be found there.

NotesEdit

CharacteristicsEdit

Curved greatswords like the Murakumo are slower than Greatswords but faster than Ultra Greatswords. And having high scaling in Dexterity in general, these weapons are more suited to DEX builds.

The Murakumo distinguishes itself among its fellow Curved Greatswords in that it is the lightest and the fastest Curved Greatsword in the game. The first one-handed weak attack comes off a bit slow, but the second one-handed weak attack follows up quite fast, which is good for staggering opponents or trying to sneak in just that one more hit on bosses before they recover from their attack animations. And while it has lower poise damage than any UGS (50 to any UGS as 45 to any CGS), a 45 poise damage is still substantial to stagger humanoid enemies in 1-2 hits, and paired with the Stone Ring, would allow a player to stagger and stunlock most enemies in the game.

TriviaEdit

UpgradesEdit

Reinforced with Titanite.

VideosEdit

Dark Souls 2 Murakumo Tutorial (dual wielding w power stance)03:28

Dark Souls 2 Murakumo Tutorial (dual wielding w power stance)

Curved Greatswords
Arced SwordCurved Dragon GreatswordCurved Nil GreatswordMurakumo

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