I consider this more of an endgame guide, or for someone who’s played the game a fair bit and wants to know in the long run (with high stats all around) what weapon to dedicate precious slabs to. User account menu. Likewise much of the information here is disagreed with by the wiki this article is located on although I am aware this article isn't affiliated with the wiki. If you go for damage, then go for the Great Club or Great axe. Recommended Endgame Weapons is a Dark Souls guide created by used Aierce. This might be possible, considering the Church of Thoruland, agents of the Lords and the Light, hid the Occult ember, a vital tool to aide the Dark, in the Painted World of Ariamis, a world separate from this struggle. You can actually get two Demon’s great hammer. You can offer criticism, but majority of the people just want information on something that this wasn’t even meant to cover. Smough's Hammer +5 450/0/0/0 D/-/-/- +50% STR scaling, All weapons are good but they will all fall the the Chaos+5 Zweihander and 10 humanity. The following is a list of weapons that are either innately imbued or are found already ascended with the Occult auxiliary effect. Thanks to ( https://darksouls.wiki.fextralife.com/) for information on weapon scaling and location. Consider the Crescent Axe since it is also quite strong. Look up other people’s word or do your own if this doesn’t target what you’re looking for. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. I was also surprised to see the Demon's greataxe own this category in more than one upgrade. Divine +5 weapons can be ascended to Occult +5 by Andre of Astora using White Titanite. Flames. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. ... Occult: 347(140/207/0/0) Fire: 312(156/0/156/0) Chaos: 319(148/0/171/0) Unique: Priscilla's Dagger: 315(315/0/0/0) BEST: Enchanted Bandit's Knife+5: 355(123/232/0/0) SMALL WEAPONS. I have seen countless "Best weapon" threads around the internet, and all of them were pretty inconclusive, so I decided to take it upon myself to find out what the REAL best weapon is. The cost can vary however between 100 and 800 souls, depending on weapon size. Occult Club (dropped by a Mimic in Anor Londo) 3. First: starting gift Black Firebombs, kill very first boss, he drops the hammer. The whole point of Dark Souls is that there is no universally optimal weapon. 1. Plus, it also shows the very true fact that virtually any weapon is manageable in PvE with the right stats and as long as it is maintained. Dark Hand 2. For example for the piercing weapons, the Estoc owns all the other upgradable piercing weapons by a long shot, So I didn't even consider the others. In the end I don't think it matters all that much as long as the weapon is upgradable and you are comfortable with using it. In other cases I WILL post other runner up weapons at the bottom that are worth considering. See pages that link to and include this page. So I wouldn't consider raising any of these stats beyond 40 unless you're going for a max level character. Most Occult weapons cost 200 souls per level to upgrade. Because of this I won't include the name of the weapon in this section since it should be the Bandit's knife for most if not all. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Damages are shown in the following format: 720(378/342/0/0) This means that this weapon does 378 Physical Dmg, 342 Magic Dmg, 0 Fire Dmg and 0 Lighning Dmg, for a grand total of 720 Dmg. Close. Occult Upgrades for weapon are performed by Andre of Astora at the Undead Parish. Occult Upgrade path and Requirements: Occult Upgrades for weapon are performed by Andre of Astora at the Undead Parish. It is meant for characters who have high stats all around. effect makes Occult weapons do extra damage against, Other than weapons in Occult upgrade path, there are also three. Upgrading an Occult weapon further requires White Titanite Chunks to +4, and a White Titanite Slabto upgrade to +5. You’re allowed to disagree, but most complainers seem to completely miss the point of this. Something does not work as expected? However, it reduces Strength and/or Dexterity scaling more than the Divine path. If anything, use this little "guide" to know what weapons to look out for as you play. The biggest advantage being that you can use spears from behind your shield without having to break your blocking. I'd like to expand on when some of the elemental damage types / upgrade paths would actually be useful. u/Basskicker1993. effect makes Occult weapons do extra damage against Silver Knights, Black Knights, Sentinels, Dark Sun Gwyndolin, Dragon Slayer Ornstein (but not Smough), and Gwyn, Lord of Cinder.Remember that removal of the Divine aux. Thanks to for the additional note on considering defenses. BIG THANKS to ( ) for most of the calculators I used. Fist & Claw. The best endgame weapon is going to depend more upon your build and your fighting style than theoretical maximum potential AR numbers with a max-level build.