While I'm doing okay with it, I'm really just not sure if it's worth the extra titanite. this thing is a straight sword that can be infused and buffed and deal more base damage than the wolf knight greatsword and the stormruler which are greatswords, and yet people underrate it so much, i wish i would see more people using this... damn, Is it just me or a I so blind that i did not find it in NG, Ng+ and NG++, and Ng+++ until NG++++. Its not as powerful as the drake sword yet but I don't want to become overly reliant on the drake sword. The issue isn't so much with the Astora's sword, but the Drake sword. Is it worth leveling up faith to use this sword, I am guessing probably not as the param bonus for it C for strengh and Dexterity but its the only divine weapon I have at my disposal at the moment. Just use the Astoras Greatsword that weapon is incredible, You only get about 1-2 extra swings than the longsword, but with less stamina consumption, that little bit of stamina can save your life. Is there no way to reobtain the sword in this playtroug? As you've surely found out, Astora's Straight Sword is a great early-game weapon. Anonymous. But, if you're running a low stamina caster, it's still a great sidearm due to the low Stamina usage. If you can get one to drop, it's easily one of the best SS in the game (only rivaled by the Silver Knight SS) imo. Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:31 am. Irithyll Straight Sword or Astora's Straight Sword, Click Here to see the Ultimate Magic Guide for Dark Souls 3, Click here to see a list of equipment for the Diablo 3 Necromancer, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Latest Update Fixes Levitating Dogs, Falling Crows and More, Demon’s Souls Builds: Blue Sentinel (PvE Co Op), Demon’s Souls First Patch for PS5 Fixes Stability Issues, Fallout 76 Brotherhood of Steel Update Releases Earlier Than Expected. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. ". Backstabing Havel the rock for his ring with this weapon was awesome. This is a japanese game after all." I'm a filthy casual, and I need help cheesing this game as much as possible. i mean it probably has one of the biggest damage among all straight swords, and yet people just rather using lothric knight sword :/, lothric has longer range, better scaling, better moveset, higher critical multiplier, infuses better, etc. At 60 luck and base requirements gets 1 point of AR difference from Anri's SS and can be buffed, Actually anry's SS is blessed (heal and perma-kill undead) and astora SS require a bit less stam, difference is there. Several I doubt it I will use that need a bunch more (24 for Darkmoon), agree hghwolf...realised I was not learning any of the attack patterns of the enemies or developing my playing skill as the drake sword just one shot's most of the enemies in Undead Burg and Darkroot basin. The Astora Sword is only good at the Raw infusion, and anything else it's terrible with. The Drake Sword and you. For I am the Lord of Gifs, and I am here to bring the dankest of memes the internet has to offer! All rights reserved. The *** has the generic Longsword moveset, but the LKS's R2s attacks are different in both single and two-handed modes; all of the LKS's R2s are thrusting attacks, whereas only the first R2 for one-handed Longsword/*** is a stab. This use to be my favorite sword, so I wanted to see how viable it still is. Deals a lot more damage than the rest of the normally buffable weapons and looks hell of a lot better while doing it. The issue isn't so much with the Astora's sword, but the Drake sword. Can you summon people in New Londo Ruins? Like ffs, if it was just a longsword copy i would be happy. how did it get nerfed so bad? For low SLs, it's slightly weaker in it's Raw form then the Longsword, however, it uses less Stamina per swing meaning it can deal more damage per Stamina bar. That stays true for the life of this sword. I went into the catacombs early, trying to get to Vamos for fire weapons. Reason for why Gwyn is a villain. For Dark Souls on the Xbox 360, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "Why exactly is the Astora Straight sword a bad weapon? The Balder Side Sword (or "Balder Swag Sword" as it's more commonly known) is hands down one of the best straight swords in the game. overall not a trash weapon, not great though. Get yourself an occult long sword if you want the one hand sword route. Does this thing think im a bot!?!?!!??! this weapon is only decent at very low stats with raw infusion but then again broadsword/longsword deals more damage, "infuses better" and "better scaling" is the same thing, and if by "better moveset" you mean weapon art, then thanks but no, weapon arts are just a big waste of FP that you could use for way more effective spells that would do WAY more damage, so basically lothric straight sword only has slightly longer range, slightly higher critical and noticeable better scaling for SOME kinds of infusions, and it DOESN'T has better moveset, its literally the same moveset with a slightly better weapon art that is just a big waste of FP since we don't use straight swords for its weapon arts, we use straight swords for its R1, there are way better weapons to waste your FP with their weapon arts, which AT LEAST are not that much of a waste, just a little waste (though it still could be used for greatly more effective spells while astora greatsword has way higher base damage that is even higher than a battle axe and a few greatswords, and it even has better scaling than lothric straight sword in some kinds of infusions. I missed him the first time around when playing on the PS3 a year or so ago. That's pretty much the breakpoint. You're browsing the GameFAQs Message Boards as a guest. This one isn't good for a faith build Use the lothric sword, and when it gets possible, infuse it with the lighning gem. The Astora Straight Sword is a straight sword Weapon in Dark Souls 3. Astora sword not good as raw infused weapon anymore, but it's one of the best choises if you go poison\bleed infusion. A box of lost stuff like in sekiro or a chest like in ds1? ಠ_ಠ ¯\_(ツ)_/¯, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Latest Update Fixes Levitating Dogs, Falling Crows and More, Demon’s Souls Builds: Blue Sentinel (PvE Co Op), Demon’s Souls First Patch for PS5 Fixes Stability Issues, Fallout 76 Brotherhood of Steel Update Releases Earlier Than Expected. But thats it. It's a Trap! To the guy who said that the *** has the exact same moveset as the LKS: no. I ham unhappy! I really wish fromsoft had finally made a half decent astora straight sword, but no, i cant have my astora knight cosplay because miyazaki decided "lets just make this weapon objectively***** in every game". It requires 12 Fth, and even when infused with a Fth scaling infusion like Blessed or Lightning it's still out damaged by those other three. © Valve Corporation. Español - Latinoamérica (Spanish - Latin America). It used to be too good and now it has meaningless stat requirements. My route wasn't the best so Astoras was useful. can anyone explain why i dont see anyone use this even though it has this massive damage and yet still can be buffed and infused??? Right now I have ditched the drake sword for the Uchigatana (sitting at +3) and it scales nicely with Dex. Astora's Straight sword is really not very good past early in the game, but you may as well upgrade it until you get something better, it's not that expensive to do and like I said twinklings are easy to get and you don't need them for very many things. You need more than faith for the sword, since it will have other stats for scaling, but I recommend the above article so you build your character properly for the late game.