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For the Dark Souls variant, see Washing Pole.

The Washing Pole is a katana in Dark Souls II.

In-Game Description

A katana of Unknown origin.
Crafted with a peculiar yet refined technique.
The extremely long blade allows for strikes from great distances, but its construction makes it extremely fragile.

AvailabilityEdit

Scholar of the First SinEdit

CharacteristicsEdit

The Washing Pole has a much longer reach than any other katana, but has very low durability and a slightly slower moveset than other katanas owing to its large size.

MovesetEdit

Attack Description
One-handed
Weak Attack
Quick, alternating diagonal slashes.
One-handed
Strong Attack
Stabbing motion with high starting lag.
Two-handed
Weak Attack
Alternating diagonal slashes.
Two-handed
Strong Attack
Two wide 180° slashes.
Jump Attack Jumping vertical strike.
Running Attack A very fast, lunging thrust with incredible range and damage, but small hitbox.
Rolling Attack 180° horizontal slash.
Two-handed
Rolling Attack
180° horizontal slash.
Kick Standard guard break.
Left-handed
Weak Attack
Quick, alternating diagonal slashes.
Left-handed
Strong Attack
Stabbing motion with high starting lag.

UpgradesEdit

Standard Variation Attack Values Bonus Damage Reduction
Icon DaSII PhyAtkWpn Icon DaSII MagAtkWpn Icon DaSII FireAtkWpn Icon DaSII LtnAtkWpn Icon DaSII DarkAtkWpn Icon DaSII PsnAtkWpn Icon DaSII BldAtkWpn Icon DaSII Str Bonus Icon DaSII Dex Bonus Icon DaSII Mag Bonus Icon DaSII Fire Bonus Icon DaSII Ltn Bonus Icon DaSII Dark Bonus Icon DaSII PhyRed Icon DaSII MagRed Icon DaSII FireRed Icon DaSII LtnRed Icon DaSII DarkRed Icon DaSII PsnRed Icon DaSII BldRed
Washing Pole 120 E B 45 10 30 30 20 15 25
Washing Pole +1 (Titanite Shard ×1) 132 E B 45 10 30 30 20 15 25
Washing Pole +2 (Titanite Shard ×2) 144 E A 45 10 30 30 20 15 25
Washing Pole +3 (Titanite Shard ×3) 156 E A 45 10 30 30 20 15 25
Washing Pole +4 (L. Titanite Shard ×1) 168 E A 45 10 30 30 20 15 25
Washing Pole +5 (L. Titanite Shard ×2) 180 E A 45 10 30 30 20 15 25
Washing Pole +6 (L. Titanite Shard ×3) 192 E A 45 10 30 30 20 15 25
Washing Pole +7 (Titanite Chunk ×1) 204 E A 45 10 30 30 20 15 25
Washing Pole +8 (Titanite Chunk ×2) 216 E A 45 10 30 30 20 15 25
Washing Pole +9 (Titanite Chunk ×3) 228 E A 45 10 30 30 20 15 25
Washing Pole +10 (Titanite Slab ×1) 240 E A 45 10 30 30 20 15 25

TriviaEdit

This weapon's name may be a reference to the renowned Japanese swordsman by the name of Sasaki Kojirō whom wieled a nodachi he named "Monohoshizao" which translates to "The Laundry-Drying Pole".[1]

GalleryEdit

References Edit

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sasaki_Kojir%C5%8D#History
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