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

The Shortsword is a straight sword in Dark Souls II.

In-Game Description

A widely-used small straight sword.
Particularly easy to wield, allowing even the weak to make effective use of it.
This weapon alone should be enough to fight with, provided one isn't too hard-pressed by circumstance.

AvailabilityEdit

CharacteristicsEdit

MovesetEdit

Attack Description
One-handed
Weak Attack
Quick, alternating diagonal slashes.
One-handed
Strong Attack
A thrusting attack with high starting lag, followed by another.
Two-handed
Weak Attack
A diagonal slash starting from the right, followed by a horizontal slash.
Two-handed
Strong Attack
A thrusting attack with high starting lag, followed by another.
Jump Attack Jumping vertical strike.
Running Attack A quick slashing attack from left to right.
Rolling Attack A quick thrusting attack.
Power Stance Weak Attack
Parallel slash from left to right, followed by a diagonal slash from right to left.
Power Stance Strong Attack
An "x" shaped flash, followed by another.
Guard break
Standard guard break.
Off-handed
Weak Attack
Quick, alternating diagonal slashes.
Off-handed
Strong Attack
Alternating horizontal slashes.

UpgradesEdit

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GalleryEdit

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