The Smelter Sword is an ultra greatsword in Dark Souls II.

In-Game Description

An ultra greatsword forged from the soul of the Smelter Demon. Its blade bears the strength of terrible flames, a latent power unleashed by a strong attack.
The earth spouted fire, and a beast arose from the flames. The short-sighted king was incinerated by the creature in one swing, and his castle devoured in a sea of flames.
Effect: special attack (strong attack)


Whilst being one of the heaviest weapons in the game, as well as possessing a relatively slow moveset, the Smelter Sword is quite powerful in the right hands. It also features a unique moveset, where each strong attack is a combustion-inducing strike, creating a small, fiery explosion when the sword makes contact. Strong attacks consume 10 durability each; this can be partially mitigated with use of the Bracing Knuckle Ring variants.

Unlike most weapons, the Smelter Sword cannot be infused.


  • Powerstancing the Smelter Sword with the Aged Smelter Sword allows for a large mixed red and blue fire explosion.
  • Like the Aged Smelter Sword, the explosion of the special attack is only triggered if the player hits a solid object or enemy.
  • The special attack can be cancelled by backstepping.


Attack Description
Weak Attack
Horizontal swings
Strong Attack
Overhead slam, weapon ignites in fire and performs a small fire explosion
Weak Attack
Horizontal swings
Strong Attack
A lunge, sword ignites in fire and lunges it at the enemy, creates a small fire explosion
Jump Attack Leaps into the air and stabs the weapon onto the ground
Running Attack A small spin strike, a wide slash
Running Attack
An uppercut that sends foes flying. Places weapon on the ground and swings it upwards
Rolling Attack Swings the sword downwards into the ground.
Kick Guard Break
Weak Attack
Same as right hand
Strong Attack
Same as right hand


Standard Variation Attack Values Bonus Damage Reduction
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Smelter Sword 132 100 D D C 70 10 50 50 35 ??? ???
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Dark Souls 2 Smelter Sword Tutorial (dual wielding w power stance)04:30

Dark Souls 2 Smelter Sword Tutorial (dual wielding w power stance)

Moveset demonstration

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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