Gyve. halp i cant choose Last edited by Gyve; Apr 13, 2016 @ 2:18pm < > Showing 1-6 of 6 comments . Either run with a spear or a greatsword (claymore is my favorite) that's upgraded with regular titanite instead. Contributions to Fextralife Wikis are licensed under a. Both of these weapon have C scaling, I was wondering if either went up to a B fully upgraded, and which you think better suits a dex build? One of the curses that festered within the belly of the Greatwood, and a terrible weapon favored by Earl Arstor the Impaler. Debate Club: After using an Elemental Skill, Normal or Charged Attacks, on hit, deal an additional 60% ATK DMG in a small area. The Soul of a Rotted Greatwood can be used to obtain either Astor's Spear, at no additional cost, or to obtain the Hollowslayer Greatsword at a cost of 1,000 souls. The Sword does extra damage to Hollows and has a really nice stance). The spear is enwreathed in rotten, heavily poisonous meat. Max 4 stacks. churro_caliente 4 years ago #2. They're not necessarily the weapons I think are the coolest looking or most fun, but when I wanted to get through an area or face a boss, I nearly always ended up picking one of those three. One of the curses that festered within the belly of the Greatwood, and a terrible weapon favored by Earl Arstor the Impaler. souls and ?? Skill: Shield Splitter Take a large step forward and make a single focused thrust to puncture enemy shields and inflict damage. XD Well , spear has better scaling. User Info: churro_caliente. The spirit was then sealed within a ring. Dark Souls 3: Yorshka's Spear PvP - THE FP SNATCHER [Pick My Weapon #71] - Duration: 17:48. It’s a good poke weapon from what I see, nice range on the weapon art. Forged from Starsilver, it has the power to cleave through ice and snow. Astora's Straight Sword is a straight sword in Dark Souls. Its possible Sir Arstor either became an Earl, or already was. sumtime19 4 years ago #1. Dex Build: Astor's Spear or Hollowslayer Greatsword? You also find the bloodbite ring in the undead settlement, and you get this weapon from the undead settlement's boss. Skill: Charge Hold sword at waist and charge at foe. Stability: How well the player keeps stance after being hitAttack Type: Defines what kind of swing set the weapon has: Regular(R), Thrust(T), Slash(Sl), Strike(St), get the hollowslayer first, then get this. Squarely-landed hits restore HP. Paladin build - PvE Astora Greatsword, Astora Straight Sword, Lothric Knight Sword Hi, Im building a Melee/Faith Holy/Corrupt Paladin character which uses the S scaling of the Astora Greatsword and Lothric Knight Sword if Lightning infused. Bestowed to a proper Mirrah knight long ago. Arstor's Spear is a Weapon in Dark Souls 3. I have a Refine gem as well. Considering it’s the only boss spear we technically get I wish it had a more unique weapon art or that poison inflicted by this spear did greater damage per tick or even that it inflicted a slightly weaker version of toxic instead. Can only occur once every 0.5s. Edit: Also, for Astors Spear you're losing Hollowslayer GS, like many already said Hollowslayer is great and not just in pve, its pretty damn good in pvp with how fast hyperarmor kicks in. Description "This greatsword, bestowed only upon elite knights, is a relic from the ruined land of Astora. Apr 13, 2016 @ 2:19pm Chaos Blade, of course. Haven't used the spear. Originally just a heavy sheet of iron given to the knight by a blacksmith from the city, it became endowed with legendary power owing to hi friendship with the wolves. I'm working on a Dex build right now, and I have to admit, both of these seem pretty sweet. Defeating foes restores HP. - Exile Greatsword - Uchigatana - Hand Axe - Battle Axe - Butcher Knife - Greataxe - Club - Reinforced Club - Mace - Warpick - Large Club - Great Club - Vordt's Great Hammer - Spear - Partizan - Astor's Spear - Halberd - Red Hilted Halberd - Lucerne - Glaive - Great Scythe - Whip . For the Dark Souls III variant, see Astora Straight Sword. But its greatest asset is that on its second and third weak attacks while two-handing, the Hollowslayer Greatsword gains almost instant Hyper Armor, allowing the wielder to plant their feet after the first attack and out-trade any foe who lacks a large enough weapon to break their Poise. sumtime19 4 years ago #1. I keep this on my back for health reasons. The best plot twist I have ever heard of. Best 4 Star Weapons. Astora Greatsword weapon moveset in Dark Souls 3, including Skill Weapon Arts and sample PvE combat. One of the curses that festered within the belly of … One of the curses that festered within the belly of the Greatwood, and a terrible weapon favored by Earl Arstor the Impaler. Effect. This greatsword, bestowed only upon elite knights, is a relic of the ruined land of Astora. Greatsword used for a lifetime by a masked knight. The spear is enwreathed in rotten, heavily poisonous meat. Underrated weapon. Pretty sure the hyperarmor kicks in pretty early on the swing. churro_caliente 4 years ago #2. Hekk. This is possibly Sir Arstor's spear, who is mentioned in Dark souls 1 in the description of the bloodbite ring. Otherwise it very useful to fight Deacons of the Deep where is many low hp foes so you can regenerate from them. The higher the scaling letter, the higher the percent multiplier applied to the [Attack: Stat].This resulting bonus damage is added to the base physical damage of the weapon and is shown in the equipment screen in blue numbers as a "+ X". Designed for a focus on thrust attacks, this sword is hard and sharp, but not unusually heavy. Kind if like the grass crest shield. Anyone else think this could be used as a discount Yorgh's Spear? My 208 AR +1 Hollowslayer Greatsword is doing massive damage to many hollows/humanoids. The Astora Greatsword is an ultra greatsword in Dark Souls III. I was playing with Arstor's Spear and I killed small enemies with it for regenerate HP (30HP/enemy) whatever which one. The shield ring then reduces damage taken, helping ensure that the healing effect brings you back up to full health (if necessary add Evil Eye Ring and even Sun Princess Ring). I am very curious what Carim is all about because they seem to know how to manipulate Curse and Sin as well as other status effects, which is very significant if you understand the bigger picture and what those status effects derived from! The Hollowslayer requires 14 Strength and 18 Dexterity to wield, which are … hollowslayer greatsword vs arstors spear which is better for a dex build? Poison is worthless, it's secondary healing effect is worthless, shieldsplitter is worthless. If we assume our hero is 6ft tall then that blade looks to be closer to 8ft long and given it’s thicknesses and whatnot would weigh in closer to 10lbs than not. which one do you prefer? Astora, before its fall, was a land replete with royal blood, and this weapon is both a reminder and heirloom of that era. Neither, you don't get nearly enough scales to make them relevant, imo. Rocking Mirrah body, fallen knight everything else and of course the Arstors spear. Apr 13, 2016 @ 2:19pm Chaos Blade, of course. On the first day I arrived at Crucifixion Woods, I used this poisonous bad boy to win a brutal, protracted battle against ni99amanCorey, Watchdog of Farron. HTML | 4 min ago . Notes . Astora's Straight Sword is a straight sword in Dark Souls. Scaling quality is from highest to lowest as follows: S/A/B/C/D/E.The higher the player's [Str, Dex, Mag, Fire, Light] stat, the higher the [Attack Bonus: Stat] is (found on the player status screen). Or at least it looks like it should be garbage. post.php. hollowslayer greatsword or arstor's spear. The trinkets on it are still visible. Arstor's Spear is a Weapon in Dark Souls 3. Since charge counts multiple hits it’d make it easier to build up and be more effectively used. Both have decent scaling, and some nice effect (spear has Health on Kill, and some poison damage. It grants the … He is also known to have favored a spear which gave him the nickname of "impaler". This greatsword, bestowed only upon elite knights, is a relic of the ruined land of Astora. Español - Latinoamérica (Spanish - Latin America). I have it equipped and it just won't heal me. It's parts alone make it seem subpar, but it offers quite a few effects that really make it worth learning to use. That sword is way too big. Its dexterity requirement (19) is too high for it to be an early game weapon as well. Haven't used the spear. Plus I’ve always liked poison/bleed. It may not be the greatest weapon in the land, but oh the memories. I would rather grind for my characters stats, these boss souls are limited in the game, so they are a commodity. And the damage is in line with other greatswords. Both have decent scaling, and some nice effect (spear has Health on Kill, and some poison damage. User Info: churro_caliente. The Astora Greatsword is an Ultra Greatsword Weapon found in Dark Souls 3. Designed for a focus on thrust attacks, this sword is hard and sharp, but not unusually heavy. DuneMan 4 years ago #8. And the damage is in line with other greatswords. Dex Build: Astor's Spear or Hollowslayer Greatsword? Sacrificial Greatsword is a ceremonial greatsword that has become petrified over time. Souls and 1 Titanite Slab to +5 (upgrade information here), Parameter Bonus: Strength, Dexterity,Magic, Fire, Lightning and Dark bonuses - The scaling multiplier applied to the [Attack: stat]. Date : 3 weeks ago By : T.Kimheng . Defeating foes restores HP. Quality build here, I grabbed the spear. I personally like the spear, combined w evil eye +3 and something like replenishment can you heal loads without estus. Edit: Sunlight Spear needs 40 Faith. at this point the weapon does not perform at it's best.Weight: How much the item weights when equipped. While equiped Arstor's Spear will cause the wielder to receiver 30HP whenever an enemy dies. Great synergy with the Lloyd rings; this spear trades off some damage output for its healing effect, however the Sword Ring can make use of the healing effect to increase damage output to a reasonable level. earvcunanan 4 years ago #1. The sword is on a corpse in front of a big tombstone, guarded by a kneeling Reanimated Corpse. Anyone been able to play around with one or both? Going for the standard 40/40 for DEX and STR. Description "This greatsword, bestowed only upon elite knights, is a relic from the ruined land of Astora. © Valve Corporation. Know Sacrificial Greatsword base stats, passive ranks, stats by level, and ascension. It is obviously designed as an early game weapon, but comparing this to hollowslayer greatsword, that thing wins outright at every aspect both for Pvp and Pve as a long term investment and in early game. I suppose you could reap the health benefits with any twin set as well. The Astora Greatsword is the lightest ultra greatsword obtainable, weighing only 8.0 units and scaling primarily with Dexterity. C++ script. Arstor, Earl of Carim, also known asArstor the Impaler, is a mentioned character in Dark Soulsand Dark Souls III. The Leo Ring is, for this reaso… Skyrider Greatsword: On hit, Normal or Charged Attacks increase ATK by 6% for 6s. Snow Tombed Starsilver Stats, Passive Ranks, & Ascension . User Info: sumtime19. Dunno what the figure is now, but it used to get 1,200 damage R2 pokes on the counter in PVP with support rings. A longsword used by the Wolf Knight. Use strong attack while charging to extend the length of the charge. Transposed from the Soul of the Rotted Greatwood by Ludleth of Courland. The Greatsword is better if you want a regular greatsword. Notable are its high-ranking knights, royalty, and skilled craftsmen.Both the fire-warding heraldic symbol and the color blue are associated with knights of Astora. what're the movesets like? Use strong attack while charging to extend the length of the charge. Legend has it that, at some point in the past, a dark beast assaulted Astora, and it was defeated by "the sword of one most noble". A Snow Tombed Starsilver is an ancient greatsword that was hidden away within a fresco. The Hollowslayer requires 14 Strength and 18 Dexterity to wield, which are fairly low requirements for such an effective weapon. Otherwise, go with Hollowslayer. Edit: Also, for Astors Spear you're losing Hollowslayer GS, like many already said Hollowslayer is great and not just in pve, its pretty damn good in pvp with how fast hyperarmor kicks in. It’s found on a corpse in Cathedral of the Deep near the graveyard by the Cleasning Chapel, making it a great early game weapon dealing 131 base damage. It's very easy to put someone on the defense with spears already, but throwing out a Poison Mist with your offhand and pressuring them with this and poison throwing knives can keep them from fighting back efficiently.And then there's the salt you'll get when someone actually dies from poison in this game. Last edited by G-Man; Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:57am #1. the spear has poison, shield pierce L2 and heals you on kill, so it's more interesting at least. 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