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The Pontiff Knight Great Scythe is a reaper in Dark Souls III.

In-Game Description

Great scythe wielded by the Pontiff's knights, frigid spirits that linger in Irithyll.
The large blade appears to be eaten away by insects, making it lightweight but also brittle.
Skill: Frost
Create a bone-chilling frost with each swing of the greatscythe that causes a temporary frost effect.

AvailabilityEdit

Dropped by the great scythe-wielding Pontiff Knight before Pontiff Sulyvahn in Irithyll of the Boreal Valley.

CharacteristicsEdit

MovesetEdit

Attack Description
One-handed
Weak Attack
Downward left-to-right swing, followed by downward right-to-left swing.
One-handed
Strong Attack
Delayed horizontal counter-clockwise swing, followed by clockwise swing.
Two-handed
Weak Attack
Same as one-handed, but gripping the scythe in both hands.
Two-handed
Strong Attack
Upward slash from left to right, followed by right-to-left horizontal swing.
Jump Attack Jump followed by horizontal left-to-right slash.
Two-handed
Jump Attack
Same as one-handed, but with two hands.
Running Attack Quick horizontal right-to-left swing.
Two-handed
Running Attack
Fast overhead vertical slash, left to right.
Rolling Attack Quick low-hitting horizontal left-to-right slash.
Two-handed
Rolling Attack
Quick horizontal right-to-left swing.
Kick Standard kick.
Off-handed
Weak Attack
Block.
Off-handed
Strong Attack
Mirrored version of one-handed weak attacks.

NotesEdit

The Faith requirement does not affect its attack rating. However, casting the weapon art without the required Faith results in failure and does not consume FP, and attacks will consume more stamina.

UpgradesEdit

Reinforced with Twinkling Titanite.

VideosEdit

Dark Souls 3 Pontiff Knight Greatscythe - Weapon Arts Showcase00:21

Dark Souls 3 Pontiff Knight Greatscythe - Weapon Arts Showcase

Reapers
Friede's Great ScytheGreat Corvian ScytheGreat ScythePontiff Knight Great Scythe

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