It is an excellent choice for you if you like the claymore but with some extra power behind it. The sword itself wins matches, especially with that R2 roll catch. Obviously i mean with enough poise, if they out poise you you'd better space or out-damage them. not only i die after 3 hits, i'm ubable to dodge it because it has more than 180° radius, follow on locked-on like hell and poise for days (as i use staight swords) all i can do is hit someone twice because that's exactly how much time i have before getting crushed by that thing Let's get some useful info for people looking to experience new weapons. In PVE, they're pretty godly. Ultra Greatswords are a Weapon Category in Dark Souls 2. The blade is flattened so you can use it as a strike weapon, but the endpoints are good for thrusting. Also they leave YOU open for quite a bit. Greatsword has the highest attack rating and acquires an A scaling in strength. These weapons are surprisingly good. To see which class fits the best read this article.eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'nexgengame_com-box-4','ezslot_2',123,'0','0'])); This is one of the heaviest ultra Greatswords you will acquire. The only exceptions are the Farron Greatsword and Ringed Knight Paired Greatswords. Moveset: Astora/Black Knight Cancer: Ringed Knight Paired, These get pretty hard to use against skilled 3-year players, i found you have to make them think you're a one-trick-pony by repeating the same patterns until they try to punish, then throw them off with new attacks/ methods. Some of the weapon Skills ranging from stomp to stance to other unique skills. Horizontal Ultra Greatswords have the standard Ultra Greatsword moveset when they are 1-handed and 2-handed, but are good for hitting multiple opponents due to its wide range.

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It has a low stat requirement, with 16 strengths and 13 dexterity.

you can parry all of the r1's and r2's but i need to do testing on the l1 and l2, best ****ing L1 in the game, I demolished gael with it at +5 and 41 str 15 dex. Poise is weaker in this game than the other souls games.

Pick ugs.

Has a higher poise health value than other Ultra Greatswords. Maybe the people complaining are ganksquad leaders who got their and their friends' asses kicked in by invaders using UGS. The standard R1 roll is the poke which is probably the fastest ultra move, while the L1 roll attack is also pretty fast but at the same time CANNOT be parried. It deals 145 base damage and receives a 20% bonus to damage when facing hollow enemies, which are everywhere. It features a long blade, wielded with two hands, but because of its weight, it will require great strength. Using an Ultra greatsword isn't as hard as you might think.

These Weapons usually do very high damage and have extremely slow attacks along with high Strength requirements.

This weapon is the only Paired Ultra Greatsword of the game. I've scrolled through over 100 comments and literally not a single one is about the weapon stats or proper use for newer players. Ultra Greatswords also have a large radius swing, making enemy players who aim for backstabs easier to handle in medium range. How to counter Ultra Greatswords? If you present a large type of greatsword wielded with two hands, then this is your best pick.

Seriously? (I am not gonna include Fume UGS cause reasons). You're browsing the GameFAQs Message Boards as a guest. The weapon you choose in Dark Soul 3 can mean the difference between a difficult enemy and an easy one. They excel at killing phantoms and dealing with crowds because of their high damage, wide swings and hyperarmor. Left hand weapons are very helpful with a slow UGS.

Greatsword is found in the Farron keep, on the broken bridge section where you find the first brazier. You genuinely think that one slightly powerful attack is more an issue than the ghost range and broken hitboxes of weapons like straight swords?

Keep playing and you'll see and feel embarrassed you ever complained about them. Overall the profaned and astora are probably the ones that tick the most boxes, but most of them are good and pretty close to the best. Some of the weapons you find out there have absurdly stats requirements and are not as effective as you think, so you have to pick a weapon that fits well with your built and one that scales to your stats. In order to be effective with an ultra greatsword you need to be very aggressive and confident in your dodges and strike timings. Zweihander greatsword is a potent damage weapon for both PvP and PvE. It is a strong weapon early in the game because of low stats requirement-16 strengths, 11 dexterity to win, and two hands on the weapon. At 40sr/40dex/60faith, refined buffed with lightning blade using yorshkas chime +10 it and using sacred oath it has insane AR. here's something not many commenters mention: holy **** they are heavy, Does this do active fire damage? It is capable of dealing heavy damages, but a little slower than some ultra greatswords in this list. Straight-up AR: Lothric Knight Greatsword.

It deals Thrust strike damage with a regular attack, resisted by the plate metal armor, which makes it a little strong against players who equip heavy armor.

How to counter Ultra Greatswords? This ultra greatsword, with its thick blade, is one of the heaviest of its kind. Ultra Greatswords are a type of Weapon returning in Dark Souls 3. Only wish I had infinite FP so I could spam the WA. For this the gods cast a seal of fire upon such weapons, and those who possessed them. Never over-commit to a combo that will leave you without stamina. Dont just spam l1 because you will die. The only UGS that are really scummy to use in PVP are ringed knight paired and farron. Even without back stab being considered, locking on to targets with such a forward-heavy weapon type will make it easy for targets to "lead" you - The forward step you take each swing is more than enough to send you over a ledge.

The move set in this weapon is pretty standard with a poke features on its R2 so that PVP may be great for PvE.

If the idiots in from software didn't nerf the fugs so much, this weapon wouldn't be a meta. There are two types of Ultra Greatswords: Vertical and Horizontal.

An honorable mention would be Hollowslayer Greatsword as it deals with 20% bonus damage against Hollow. I love this weapon but it makes me miss power stance even more :(. With its passable move set and versatility, it probably one of the powerful weapon at the most basic level. Highly destructive if intolerably heavy. My personal agenda when I see these come out during invasions or dueling in the arena is to throw knives, bombs, or crossbow shots as harassment, until the player is aggravated. With its think blade, it is highly destructive and burdensome so, it might require high stat investment. That is an ultra great sword. All of this applies to the.

Has a higher poise health value than other Ultra Greatswords.

That seems like it would be a nice, informative thing to list here. Astoras bruh leo rolling R1s and weights 8 units what else y needa know.

I was invading with the Greatsword at +4 at around level 25 at the Cleansing Chapel and it was amazing.

List of all Ultra Greatswords with stats, lore, images and where to find them.

if i may ask since im havent used UGS much but which is the best UGS for lowest investment in stats for any kind of builds?

It does not deal as much damage as another ultra greatsword, but it does deal immerse poise damage, not to mention it is much faster to swing. I like zwei for non str type main... Has horizontal sweeps and you can still pancake with easy 2h req... Ags is amazing for non str mains too.. that wa with sweeps and thrust.. both light ASF too.

Unfortunately, finding the best weapon can be a little tricky given that there are over 50 weapons available in the game. Any engagement that you can say you traded an equal amount of hits: you've won. Specifically within this weapon class- pvp ez mode: greatsword, fugs and cathedral knight greatsword. UGS are a fun and high damaging weapon class, but also very slow and predictable. Wanna play dark souls easymode? Note that, unlike other stomp skills, using this weapon will grant you block fames in the first phase. The sheer size and length of these weapons also gives a great attack range and their high powered strikes also inflict a lot of stun and interrupt characters with high poise.

Moreover, it's roll attacks are all pretty good. Mixing up l1 and r1's can throw people off and backwards backstepping attacks seem to also throw people off. Pkcs users: GiT gUd u OnLy sTrEnGtH ****iNg sLoW.

There is some authority to the rumor that the sword tests to the true limit of human strength. It has to mix with the right damage, move set, stamina consumption, and skills.

Contributions to Fextralife Wikis are licensed under a. Pros: Very high Attack Power, large swing radius and high stun rate. I can't find the lighting Greatsword how does it look? It is a purely strength-focused weapon, so it inflicts an absurd amount of damage to the enemy. Ultra Greatswords are a type of Weapon returning in Dark Souls 3. No skill needed at all. It is one of the monstrous weapons to bring damage even to the fiercest enemy, but a very skilled player must wield it.

Above all else - remember that you are in the business of trading blow for blow. I know this a troll topic. Visit our. If you are looking for a highly destructive but intolerably heavy weapon not to mention the most good looking, then Cathedral Knight greatsword is your best bet.

Ultra Greatswords are a Weapon Category in Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered.

I'm personally kind of a prick to UGS users, in that I know they'll always try to bait the trade. As for the rolling r1..

Profit. Is there a hidden mechanic that reduces it, or do I simply have to plan for the extra stat points? i'm not saying unrealistic thick ones should be romoved, but more big and realistic ones would be awesome, more like the zweihänder. The difference in the black knight great sword and the black knight sword is speed you can guess which one is faster, That's will be nice some more UGS honestly, but those are pretty good :), The black knight sword and black knight Greatsword have same base damage and penetration so what’s the difference. And most important of all, NEVER lock on to your target with an UGS. Hyperarmor trough everything.

I'm going to be brutally honest, handling hyperarmor is all about spacing, so if you're having trouble it's your own spacing skill that is the issue.

If anything, heavy weapons can be harder to play, as you have to time your attacks and go through the trouble of leveling up vit so you won't fat roll. It is capable of dealing heavy damages, but a little slower than some ultra greatswords in … What is the minimum Strength requirement to be able to 2-hand a weapon without penalty? Durability: The weapon's HP, when the durability hits 0, the effectiveness of its attacks become weakened to the point of almost uselessness.

While all the other Ultra Greatswords have a poise health value of 27.3, the RKPGS has 30.8 poise health. Thinking about trying a GS build on my next playthru. suprisingly low damage, slow, easily punished. Are vertical or horizontal attacking UGS better. As the flow of time changes all that is, what remains are words alone. Note although it can be infused and buffed, this may not be a good option on a quality built.