100 Mirrored version of one-handed weak attacks. Dark Souls Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Build Level: 120-135. For the Dark Souls II variant, see Zweihander (Dark Souls II). We encourage you to read our updated PRIVACY POLICY and COOKIE POLICY. When upgraded, its scaling quickly rises to C/C in Strength/Dexterity, and once it is at +10, it has a B/C scaling. Zweihander Acquired From. 0 "It is this great weight that sends foes flying when hit solidly." So I plan on going 27/40 str/dex eventually, possibly more str depending on what level I decide to stop at, but my question is regarding my current stats. 40.0 Build Main Stats : Faith. Two-handed horizontal counter-clockwise slash, followed by clockwise slash. User Info: Espiem. 6000 40 DARK SOULS™: Prepare To Die Edition. Build Focus: PvP. Blood, Violence, Online Interactions Not Rated by the ESRB, Black Friday Video Game Deals Are Live Now, Lorian, Elder Prince and Lothric, Younger Prince, Things Ghost of Tsushima Doesn't Tell You. Zweihander is a weapon in Dark Souls 2. Dark Souls III once again gives gamers the trademark sword and sorcery combat and rewarding action RPG gameplay. Use one's weight to lunge forward with a low stance and increased poise, and follow with strong attack for an upward slash. 50.0 The Zweihander is an ultra greatsword Weapon in Dark Souls 3. While it does not have any special abilities or innate elemental damage, dealing only average damage and having seemingly average scaling at first, this weapon is very light for its class and features one of the longest reaches of all ultra greatswords. One-handed thrust, followed by overhead smash. 0 As the name suggests, the Zweihander is held with two hands, but its wielder must still be inhumanly strong." Adding all these traits together makes the Zweihander a universally useful weapon, allowing it to be wielded effectively by a wide variety of builds and be used in different situations. They both do the same damage, so it's a matter of practicality and versatility. I should note that you don't need one weapon of every element, nor is having it useful. Horizontal slash from right to left, then in reverse direction. If compared to the Greatsword, for example, it deals lower damage but has less than half its weight and near-equal reach. If you want help making your own build, you can consult this useful page on how to make a build by Blaine. Zweihander is a Weapon in Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered. Link to Dark Souls Calculator: Add link here. The Zweihander is a very good weapon choice for both PvE and PvP. Attribute requirement -. The Zweihander is an ultra greatsword in Dark Souls III. Ultra Greatsword D - https://darksouls.fandom.com/wiki/Zweihander_(Dark_Souls_III)?oldid=312945. The Zweihander is an ultra greatsword Weapon in Dark Souls 3. 40.0 Attribute bonus Dark Souls; Zweihander vs Greatsword; User Info: A7X_Nightmare. As the name suggests, the Zweihander is held with two hands, but its weight is such that even wielding it in this manner requires strength worthy of the blade. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. 14. Additional effects A dark and brooding fantasy adventure awaits players in a vast twisted world full of fearsome beasts, devious traps and hidden secrets. 0 Sold by Greirat for 6,000 souls once he returns from his pillaging travel in the Undead Settlement. - 19 I need help deciding between these two swords. A7X_Nightmare 7 years ago #1. - N/A - Normal enemies will be immediately smashed into the ground, and almost all bigger enemies will be interrupted. Attack power DARK SOULS II - ORIGINAL The Zweihander's strong attack is its signature overhead swing. Weighing in at 10 units, the Zweihander is one of the lightest ultra greatswords in the game, being beaten only by the Astora Greatsword's 8 units. - However, this also gives the Zweihander the same slow swings of said weapon type. 145 The Greatsword is more versatile due to its moveset, but less practical due to its shorter range and weight. It shines with 2h mode. Stomp Build Name: Zwei hander build. 35.0 150 Dark Souls; Fire Zweihander or +15? 35.0 Skill Because of the Zweihander's weight advantage, even players who have not invested much in Vitality are able to wield this weapon properly without sacrificing armor. 10.0 N/A The Zweihander is an ultra greatsword in Dark Souls III. Espiem 7 years ago #1. Being an ultra greatsword, it shares the same high poise damage and the wide swing arc moves unique to this weapon class, being able to strike and stun multiple targets in a single swing. Same as one-handed, but holding the sword in both hands. Caution must still be taken when using it, especially against enemies that move quickly. 80 This is a player-created Build for Dark Souls. Guard absorption Still, a lightning Zweihander is strong enough for all of New Game and can handle over 90% of New game+ enemies without a problem. It is wonderful for pve - it's good to have something to switch but in general, zweihander is superb for pve with its very high stagger (you can stagger bosses like smaug and catch them in endless stager if you manage your stamina correctly). I'm SL 55 right now and just heading into Anor Lando with a +15 claymore and a +5 fire zwei. 8(-/12) An ultra greatsword, the heaviest of weapons. - One of the gigantic straight greatswords. Dark Souls 3 Zweihander - Weapon Arts Showcase. It doesn't deal quite as much damage as the strong attacks of other Ultra weapons, but deals immense poise damage, and is much faster to swing (the other weapons require a \"charge up\"). D It's good to learn the rhythm with it - bait attack, move away (or shield), attack. 10(-/15) Miscellaneous Standard/Thrust 11 Another thing to note is that, because it has a C scaling in Dexterity, characters that have a Dexterity-oriented build can also use this weapon effectively as the Zweihander's scaling stays at C/C for STR/DEX throughout upgrade levels +1 to +9. 50/60. 0 How to Get the Zweihander / Where to Find the Zweihander