- Main article: Weapon Types (Dark Souls III)
Spears are a type of weapon in Dark Souls III. They are characterized by their long range and fast attack speed. Spears are ideal for attacking in long hallways where the enemies will have a difficult time strafing. Can be used to attack while guarding with a Shield. Care should be taken by the player to watch their stamina closely when attacking behind a shield. When the players stamina is depleted and their shield is struck, the player will be guard broken and vulnerable to a Riposte.