So I "cheated" or maybe exploited would be a better word and took the shortcut at the beginning to get this. User Info: Eklundz. Really handy for the catacombs, though. Why exactly is the Astora Straight sword a bad weapon? I'm pretty sure the Longsword or the Silver Knight Sword will eventually outdamage it on the regular upgrade path.Actually, most normal straight swords will probably do very soon, because of the split damage. Moveset wise I meant, I just did an entire playthrough of SOTFS Using mostly Straight Swords. It's so much cooler. Found in front of the Undead Dragon in the Valley of Drakes. Eklundz 8 years ago #1. Use it for now because you can, get another weapon +10 just encase ( before anorlondo). Straight sword of an unknown knight, likely one of Astora's superiors." Ps is it just me or can you combo strong/ weak hits in this game and not in Ds2 ? "High-quality weapon with a powerful blessing." lol astora is weak, you'll find out soon enough. A well-crafted sword named after the ruined land. 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. Even fully upgraded a +5 Divine mace outdamages it. Skill: Stance And it really depends on your stats. The split scaling could be useful for someone with a Faith Build. The dullest type of blade found in the ruined land of Astora. Anri's Straight Sword is a Weapon in Dark Souls 3. Ya I slaughtered like 50 of those guys with no luck so I gave up on it on this playthrough. Astora's Straight Sword is a Weapon in Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered. The Ridiculously tedious Sun Sword is the only good damage one with a 1h stab attack. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. So, I mean, better damage versus all that roleplay/fashion potential. It's such a good weapon, I'm up to Sen's fortress now and I'm having trouble finding a suitable replacement. But still there is the great club or if you don't like slow weapons the butcher knife on 30str they will 100% get more damage + great club does strike damage, but wathever i am digging you idea. Skill: Stance To really utilise it you need a quality faith build, but it's useful for skellies early on. Astora Straight Sword is a Weapon in Dark Souls 3. Press J to jump to the feed. Only, it was once the sword of an earnest noble figure, and its attacks are boosted by that elusive, essential property unique to humans: luck. As you've surely found out, Astora's Straight Sword is a great early-game weapon. Astora's Straight Sword cannot be enchanted. How to Get / Where to Find the Astora's Straight Sword . Astora, before its fall, was a land replete with royal blood, and this weapon is both a reminder and heirloom of that era. Raw Astora Straight Sword +6: Phys: 260 + 0 = 260 Yeah, I was right, Raw Astora is still stronger at this point. When you start encountering silver knights you'll realise just how shitty it is. Astora's Straight sword is legit So I "cheated" or maybe exploited would be a better word and took the shortcut at the beginning to get this. After playing Ds2 where all the straight swords suck this thing's moveset is amazing. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. This is true you just need to know very specific details to find it and bail from the dragon. Dont rely on it too much or you will be screwed. 1: It scales with three stats, so it's technically good if you want to use miracles and weapons to be versatile 2: it does two types if damage 3: move set is good, great reach wit the stab So, why exactly is it bad? It is a useful starting weapon for Faith builds as it can be acquired within minutes of arriving at the Firelink Shrine (assuming the player has the Master Key). Sword precious to Anri, another Unkindled. Great reach, great scaling and a solid move set. The Claymore is a greatsword so it's not the same as the straight sword, Claymore is slower and more powerful. 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. It's such a good weapon, I'm up to Sen's fortress now and I'm having trouble finding a suitable replacement. Video Location Timestamp 1:16 A community dedicated to Dark Souls I, game released for PC, PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox 360/One, and Switch (Remastered). Ya I'm currently trying to get one to drop, early game Astora's was a beast, but now I have enough str to 2h a Black Knight Halbred and I prefer 2-3 shotting things. Astora's Straight Sword is basically a Divine Longsword with equal split between Physical/Magic damage and a 120 Divine auxiliary effect. What the ASS loses in damage it makes up for in other ways. This is 100% correct but Astora's Straight Sword has swag power from the Gods.