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(Updated) Research on Longsword and Broadsword Damage

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I noticed that Longsword have a hidden modifier that makes it thrusts attacks do more damage.

I decided to make some research about Longsword vs Broadsword, so I went to New Londo to test the Docile Undeads/Zombies.


Attack Type Longsword Broadsword
Weak Attack 28 30
Critical Weak Attack 40 42
Running / Backstepping 36 39
Rolling 21 23
Plunging Attack 63 66
Strong Attack 55 42
Critical Strong Attack 78 60
Jumping Attack 63 66
Backstab 109 113
Riposte 149 154


Attack Type (Two-Handed) Longsword Broadsword
Weak Attack 51 54
Critical Weak Attack 72 75
Running / Backstepping 65 68
Rolling 55 44
Plunging Attack 82 85
Strong Attack 67 70
Critical Strong Attack 93 98
Jumping Attack 82 85
Backstab 123 127


  • All test were made at Docile Zombies multiple times to ensure accuracy
  • This test was made with 11 Strength and Dexterity and non-upgraded weapons

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