It's no secret that Dark Souls III is an incredibly punishing and formidable beast to tackle.

However, this strategy isn't entirely foolproof as the Knights have a Shield Bash move that'll dish out if you attempt to roll behind them.

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It's my main secondary weapon besides my Claymore. Let's say we're taking the range:damage ratio. But buffs i believe just add damage, so prolly optimally lighting buff a refined. If parrying really isn't your style, you'll be glad to know that they do have some weaknesses, namely Frost, Poison/Toxic and Lightning. Of course, that was a long, long time ago. Like others have said, in pve a large majority of weapons are good, so it's best to go with what you prefer. Refined, +10, it has a poke and a swing, just really nice. I managed to farm it off of knights near vordt. < > Showing 1-6 of 6 comments . Or just go raw if you dont have the stats (yet). Swords like Lothric Knight Sword, and other "Longsword" type swords which have a similar moveset, slashing, not thrusting, are my favorite. Related: Dungeons & Dragons 5e: How to Run a Dark Souls-Themed Campaign. Why not have both? Lothric Knight Sword has lower base damage than the longsword, but not so much as to make a huge difference. RELATED: Actually, Video Games Are For Everyone. Also by your statement it means that the Lightning Blade buff + Refined is just straight up more damage? I assume you're doing your first run through the game so exploring different weapons is a bonus to it. But since LKS is lighter I can wear more LK armor. It gets b/b scaling refined. Of course, that was a long, long time ago.

I heard about S scaling but at the moment the best I can get is refined gem infusion to go from D to C. I have a sharp gem but no coal to use it. I am running 18 dex 18 str atm. © Valve Corporation. I think it's the best straight sword I've used yet. Click the button below to start this article in quick view. If you play PvP then this is the best stance ss hands down, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Where the LKS really shines is pvp. I know both Broadsword and Longsword end up with more DPS but I decided to go with LKS. Or its just a meme? I managed to farm it off of knights near vordt. Lothric Knight Sword is literally the most Meta and the best all around straight sword in the game. 15 less ar then the longsword. Sharp with higher dex and min strength will be higher AR +you save levels for more faith or whatever you want, Buffs would be stronger with your quality/faith build and since faith has access to a variety of different buffs (lightning, dark, magic, physical, *fire) you will have more options. But I wouldn't say it's trash with those stats it barely gets 12 more damage than a 40/40 refined sword so like yeah it's more damage but not that much damage and I definitely won't be pumping dex any further. Still, it's a good one to bear in mind, but it may not be beneficial for certain play styles. It's littered with all manner of tense boss-fights, nefarious traps and hard-to-kill enemies that are sure to ruin your day and send you into an endless spiral of death and despair.

Cookies help us deliver our Services. There's no doubt that the Lothric Knights can be a royal pain the backside, but these hints and tips will definitely come in handy, making your painful odyssey through Lothric that little bit more bearable. Lothric Knight Combat Information . 1 Availability 2 Characteristics 3 Moveset 4 Upgrades 5 Videos Dropped by Lothric Knights who wield them. depends on your build and stats. Invasions or duels, this sword can do it all. I decided to play DS3 once again and went with a build that I've never tried. I don't think not having lightning damage against regulars mobs makes any difference being realistic so that's not a problem for me. I never got a straight answer, so I just took the plunge and went into my next journey. So I watched some dark souls 3 best weapons videos and many suggested that the lothric knight sword is the best PVE weapon in game. It can get an S scaling with multiple infusions. Cause all the AR calculators I've found are just for stats and infusions.

Alright lothric knight sword. The sword-wielding variant deals in Standard, Thrust, and Strike damage, meaning that you'll need to constantly have your shield up to block or deflect their incoming attacks. They are also highly vulnerable to strikes from the Hollowslayer Greatsword, though not all players are bound to find or even utilize this weapon. Infusions are stronger with an all in faith/sorc build and you are limited to only the infusions that scale with your stat (lightning/blessed=faith, magic=sorc, fire/dark=fth/sorc). Also faith builds are cool, if u ask me. The advantage of going Lightning infusion is that I would always have the lightning damage up and wouldn't require any buffing which can be problematic against some bosses. A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 3. Its amazing at 40/40 refined, basically baller swag sword 2.0. This thrust attack has a fairly long wind-up animation that's a dead giveaway, so keep an eye out from when they draw their swords back! If this attack lands you'll be staggered and open to all manner of punishment, so do tread carefully if you're going to attempt this. 40/40 STR/DEX, Refined, B/B scaling. Cookies help us deliver our Services. I have a +1 claymore and +2 LKS.

I run a quality build currently on 36/36 or so. My weapon of choice is Lothric Knight Sword cause I got the drop as on my first Red eyes knight outside of Dancer and decided to go with it. Knight Class, SL 120, two-handed AR is 684 before Sacred Oath +10 Blessed Lothric Greatsword +9 Talisman (ideal middle ground between poise/hyperarmor and damage dealt with its WA) Simple Caestus.

It hits hard, let me tell you that.

good scaling, good infusions, good moveset, good damage, good crit bonus.

Same range as the longsword( not certain about this one but I'm 90% sure it) same weapon art as the longsword. ZeroLenny proves that point all the time since that lil bitch uses broken swords as his main weapons. Literally in every top tier players tier list and setup. Hello. theres nothing to dislike about it. A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 3. The Lothric Knight Sword is a straight sword in Dark Souls III. You forgot the range. Terror ) it seems like an odd item, though.

You want 40 Dex for cast speed anyway and Sharp has S scaling in Dex. Terror) it seems like an odd item, though. It has a straight sword's fast 1 hand swings, had repeated thrusts if you want,while other swords have a thrust followed by slash. © Valve Corporation. So far using the LKS is not as good as my claymore, which has more damage and better range. For Pve it doesn't really matter- use whatever you want. The Knights of Lothric, with their drakes, once crushed anything that threatened their shores. Yay, another LKSS! Oh and it has the shield break weapon art too which is very useful. Compared to the other enemies in this area, the Knights are hyper-aggressive and have a significantly higher health pool, so you need to approach these encounters in the most tactical way possible. Blue coaks and royal armor announce the fiercest knights - felons and ill-doers - tread warily - as should any not abiding the rule of the three pillars. Maybe it's better to have a weapon upgraded to it's maximum potential instead of having 2 mediocre ones? All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers.