Eklundz 8 years ago #1. As you've surely found out, Astora's Straight Sword is a great early-game weapon. Astora's Straight Sword is basically a Divine Longsword with equal split between Physical/Magic damage and a 120 Divine auxiliary effect. Ps is it just me or can you combo strong/ weak hits in this game and not in Ds2 ? After playing Ds2 where all the straight swords suck this thing's moveset is amazing. The Claymore is a greatsword so it's not the same as the straight sword, Claymore is slower and more powerful. Use it for now because you can, get another weapon +10 just encase ( before anorlondo). Astora's Straight Sword cannot be enchanted. Astora's Straight Sword is a Weapon in Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered. The dullest type of blade found in the ruined land of Astora. Video Location Timestamp 1:16 "High-quality weapon with a powerful blessing." Straight sword of an unknown knight, likely one of Astora's superiors." When you start encountering silver knights you'll realise just how shitty it is. Ya I slaughtered like 50 of those guys with no luck so I gave up on it on this playthrough. What the ASS loses in damage it makes up for in other ways. Press J to jump to the feed. This is true you just need to know very specific details to find it and bail from the dragon. 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. The split scaling could be useful for someone with a Faith Build. 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. To really utilise it you need a quality faith build, but it's useful for skellies early on. 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. And it really depends on your stats. It's such a good weapon, I'm up to Sen's fortress now and I'm having trouble finding a suitable replacement. Skill: Stance Astora, before its fall, was a land replete with royal blood, and this weapon is both a reminder and heirloom of that era. 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. So, I mean, better damage versus all that roleplay/fashion potential. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Raw Astora Straight Sword +6: Phys: 260 + 0 = 260 Yeah, I was right, Raw Astora is still stronger at this point. It's so much cooler. Anri's Straight Sword is a Weapon in Dark Souls 3. Why exactly is the Astora Straight sword a bad weapon? Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Really handy for the catacombs, though. Great reach, great scaling and a solid move set. A well-crafted sword named after the ruined land. The Ridiculously tedious Sun Sword is the only good damage one with a 1h stab attack. Skill: Stance Astora Straight Sword is a Weapon in Dark Souls 3. 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). User Info: Eklundz. 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. Even fully upgraded a +5 Divine mace outdamages it. Found in front of the Undead Dragon in the Valley of Drakes. lol astora is weak, you'll find out soon enough. This is 100% correct but Astora's Straight Sword has swag power from the Gods. Sword precious to Anri, another Unkindled. Moveset wise I meant, I just did an entire playthrough of SOTFS Using mostly Straight Swords. 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? How to Get / Where to Find the Astora's Straight Sword . So I "cheated" or maybe exploited would be a better word and took the shortcut at the beginning to get this. 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. Dont rely on it too much or you will be screwed. It's such a good weapon, I'm up to Sen's fortress now and I'm having trouble finding a suitable replacement. 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.