Skill commonly seen in straight swords and some greatswords. The player holds their weapon with both hands at shoulder level and points it toward their target, then approaches slowly and culminates with a powerful upward slash capable of breaking most guards.
Hold the weapon with both hands and press and hold the Left Strong Attack button ( / ) to acquire this offensive stance. Approach the enemy and press either the Right Weak Attack button ( / ) or the Right Strong Attack button ( / ) to unleash the attack.
This skill proves useful to deal with enemies with medium poise, breaking their guard or simply to inflict more damage.
Useful to break the opponent's guard. The user must keep an eye on the stamina bar to avoid the risk of being counterattacked.
- Anri's Straight Sword
- Astora Straight Sword
- Barbed Straight Sword
- Broken Straight Sword
- Irithyll Straight Sword
- Long Sword
- Lothric Knight Sword
- Morion Blade