Dark Souls 3 Weapon Tier List: Best Weapons Ranked (May 2022)

Dark souls are the fourth series of soul networks. Dark Souls three is an action video game developed by FromSoftware in 2016 and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. The game is available on the different platforms ps4, ps5, PCs(Microsoft windows), and Xbox One. 

The game has a third-person perspective, in the game the players have different access to weapons, armors, magic, and consumables.

The game can reach the level and unlock all the things and also can be Purchased in a game. In the game, the concept is to defeat the dark souls. The game is not easy to play if you haven’t played any of the other versions before, the controls are quite rough. You will need some time to get a grip over the control.

The game can be completed in 2 days straight. The dark soul’s last version is the Dark souls 3: the Fire Fades which was released in 2017.

To defeat the dark souls there are two types in the games one is with weapons in weapons there are two types one is basic and one is upgraded version which obviously is more powerful than the basic version, to defeat the enemies the players need to use the shield to get minimum damage also there is consumable which will heal characters.

So basically the main option to defeat anyone in the game is via weapons, we will discuss which weapons to be used to defeat the dark souls and which consumable to use in a game.

Dark Souls 3 Tier Weapons List
dark souls 3 weapon

Dark Souls 3 Best Weapons List:

Before commencing with the list, we would like to announce that in the game all enemies have different skills, strength so to defeat them you need different weapons and armors. Other than this if you have the best weapons still you will need a shield to protect yourself from enemies.

The weapons, shield, and consumables will unlock as you reach the different stages in the game. To buy all this you will need game coins or can directly purchase all things.

There is a total 5 tier list where you have to pick the different weapons according to enemy strengths and skills. All weapons have different damage percentages and all are different from others.

S Tier Weapons:

Dark Souls 3 Best Weapons
dark souls 3 weapon

The S Tier has all the best weapons that were avaialbe in the Dark Souls 3 video game. These are used to deliver high-end damage to the enimes in the game without having a hassle. However only the middle and pro player can able to use these weapons in the game with full potential.

WeaponTypeUse
Black Knight GlaiveHalberdSpin Sweep
Carthus Curved SwordCurved SwordSpin Slash
Carthus ShotelCurved SwordSpin Slash
EstocThrusting SwordShield Splitter
Gotthard TwinwordsPaired Short SwordsSpin Slash
Gundyr’s HalberdHalberdChampion’s Charge
Washing PoleKatanaHold
Oni and UbaHalberdSpin Sweep
Anri’s Straight SwordStraight SwordStance
Barbed Straight SwordStraight SwordStance

A Tier List Weapons:

weapon tier list dark souls 3
dark souls 3 weapon

The A Tier Weapons are most likely able to give head to head fight in the skills and the abilty. Mainly these weapons can easily used by the pro players to deliver high-end damage to the opponent withing the close combat.

WeaponTypeUse
Astora Great SwordUltra Great SwordCharge
Black Knight SwordGreat SwordPerseverance
Barbed Straight SwordStraight SwordStance
Black Knight Great AxeGreat AxeWar Cry
Manikin ClawsFirst and ClawsPerseverance
Chaos BladeKatanaHold
Exile Great SwordCurved Great SwordSpin Slash
GlaiveHalberdSpin Sweep
HalberdHalberdCharge
HollowslayerGreat SwordStance
Long SwordStraight SwordStance
Dragonslayer SwordspearSpear/PikeLightning Charge
Dragonslayer SpearSpear/PikeLightning Charge
ClaymoreGreat SwordStance
Carthus ShotelCurved SwordSpin Slash
Dark SwordStraight SwordStomp
Red Hilted halberdHalberdPerseverance
Richard RapierThrusting SwordRicard’s Lunge and Press
RapierThrusting SwordStance
Twin Princess Great SwordGreat SwordSacred Light and Flame
Pontiff Curved SwordCurved SwordFrost Blade
UchigatanaKatanaHold
Lothric Knight SwordStraight SwordStance
Storm curved swordCurved SwordTornado
Moonlight Great SwordGreat SwordMoonlight Vortex
Gargoyle Flame SpearSpear and PikeKindled Charge

B Tier Weapons:

dark souls 3 weapon
dark souls 3 weapon

The B Tier Weapons of Dark Souls 3 are most likely are the use to attack and defence. If you’re an experienced player of Dark Souls 3 then you can also use these weapons to deliver some good amount of damage to the enemy without having much hassle.

WeaponTypeUse
BroadswordStraight SwordStance
Bandit’s KnifeBandits KnifeQuickstep
Butcher KnifeAxeSharpen
Carthus Curved Great SwordCurved Great SwordSpin Slash
Lorian Great SwordUltra Great SwordFlame of Lorian
Crescent Moon SwordCurved SwordCrescent Blade
Winged Knight HalberdHalberdChain Spin
Witch’s locksDaggerStance
Four Pronged PloughSpear and PikeCharge
FalchionCurved SwordSpin Slash
LucerneHalberdSpin Sweep
PartizanSpear and PikeSpin Sweep
PikeSpear and PikeCharge
MurakumoCurved Great SwordSpin Slash
Warden TwinbladesPaired Curved SwordsSpin Slash
Lothric Knight Great SwordUltra Great SwordStomp
Sellsword TwinbladesPaired Curved SwordsSpin Slash
Wolf Knight’s Great SwordGreat SwordWolf Sword
DaggerDaggerQuickstep
Crescent AxeHalberdWar Cry
Lothrics Holy SwordStraight SwordStance
Fumes UGSUltra Great SwordStomp
Corvian Great KnightDaggerBlind Spot
Farron Great SwordPaired Great SwordsParry
Old wolf Curved SwordCurved Great SwordWolf Leap
Irithyll RapierThrusting SwordShield Splitter
Thrall AxeAxeQuickstep
Large ClubGreat HammerWar Cry
Drang TwinspearsPaired SpearsCharge
Tailbone SpearSpearCharge
Demon FistFists and ClawsFlame Whirlwind
Spiked MaceGreat HammerSpin Bash
Great ClubGreat HammerWar Cry
Yhorms’sSpearCharge

C – Tier Weapons:

dark souls 3 weapon scaling
dark souls 3 weapon

The C Tier Weapons are good but not perfect means they are lack in some terms such as high-end damge, close combat battles attacks and much more. So basically you need to get trainned with these weapons first and once you’re an experied with them then you can easily able to use them to take head to head fight with an S Tier weapon opponent.

WeaponTypeUse
ScimitarCurved SwordSpin Slash
Demon Great AxeGreat AxeDemonic Flare
Great MacheteGreat AxeWar Cry
Great AxeGreat AxeWar Cry
Dancer’s Enchanted SwordsPaired Curved SwordsDancer’s Grace
Storm RulerGreat SwordStorm King
BloodlustKatanaBloodlust
FlambergeGreat SwordStance
Firelink Great SwordGreat SwordEmber
Bastard SwordGreat SwordStomp
Executioners Great SwordGreat SwordStomp
Astora Straight SwordStraight SwordStance
CaestusFists and ClawsPerseverance
Great Corvian ScytheReaperNeck Swipe
Tailbone Straight SwordStraight SwordSpin Splash
Short SwordStraight SwordStance
Brigand TwindaggersPaired DaggersQuickstep
Wolnir’s holy swordGreat SwordWrath of the Gods
Cathedral Knight Great SwordUltra Great SwordStomp
Rotten Ghru DaggerDaggerCharge
ZweihanderUltra Great SwordStomp
BKGSUltra Great SwordSpin Splash
ShotelCurved SwordSpin Slash
Pontiff Knight Great ScytheReaperFrost
Spotted whipReaperFrost
Black BladeKatanaHold
Old king’s GHGreat HammerMolten Perseverance
Smough’s GHGreat HammerPerseverance
Blacksmith hammerHammerPerseverance
Drang hammerPaired HammersSpin Bash
Morne’s GHGreat HammerMorne’s Rage
Immolation tinderHalberdPunitive Flame
Great scytheReaperNeck Swipe
DarkdriftKatanaDarkdrift
Winged spearSpear and PikeCharge
Reinforced ClubHammerWar Cry
MaceHammerPerseverance
Astors SpearSpearCharge
Rotten Ghru SpearSpear and PikeCharge
Demon ScarSpin SlashSpin Slash
Man Serpent HatchetAxeWar Cry
Battle AxeAxeWar Cry
Crystal Sage’s RapierThrusting SwordStance

D Tier Weapons:

dark souls 3 weapon list
dark souls 3 weapon

These weapons actively work against your ability to win. They have weaker characteristics – they’re usually merely weaker versions of stronger weapons. If you want a challenge, use these.

WeaponTypeUse
Heysel PickStraight SwordStance
Cleric’s CandlestickStraight SwordGuiding Light
Manikin ClawsFists and ClawsQuickstep
GreatlanceSpear and PikeCharge
Golden RItual SpearSpear and PikeSteady Chant
Soldering IronSpearCharge
MialbreakerSpearCharge
Great Sword of JudgementGreat Sword Stance of Judgement
Great Wooden HammerGreat HammerSpin Bash
Vordt’s Great HammerGreat HammerPerseverance
Yorshka’s SpearSpear and PikePacify
Saints BidentSpear and PikeCharge
Rotten GHRU Curved SwordCurved SwordSpin Slash
Drakeblood Great SwordGreat SwordStance
Painting Guardian’s Curved SwordCurved SwordChained Dance
Broken Straight SwordStraight SwordStance
Parrying DaggerDaggerParry
Dragon ToothGreat HammerPerseverance
HarpeDaggerQuickstep

E Tier Weapons:

dark souls 3 weapon ranking
dark souls 3 weapon

Try to avoid the F Tier Weapons because these weapons has no use in the game. Esle you can use them for the funny purpose such creating a joke or the meme.

WeaponTypeUse
Scholar’s CandlestickDaggerGuiding Light
Dark HandFists and ClawsLifedrain

This is the weapon list of the dark souls. In the s tier list weapons are all to max level and help you to defeat the main villain/dark soul in the game. As the other weapons in the tier A list, the weapons will help you to defeat the second most powerful enemy in the game.

With the 3rd category, weapons mean tier b list weapons you can defeat the general enemy in the game. With tier list c, d, and f weapons you can defeat the enemies to improve the game skills.

Other than this you also need the armor to protect yourself from the damage of the enemy and consumable to heal, increase strength. With only top-tier weapons you can not defeat the enemy, to defeat enemies you also need average or more leveled armor.

As you play the game you will also need to upgrade those weapons. The weapons which you purchase in the game will have basic damage but to defeat the enemy you will need more than that. To upgrade the weapons you can do with the game coins.

There are all lots of enemies and lots of weapons. Also to defeat some of the dark souls you will have special weapons and stats. Some of them are hard to defeat in one match. As you reach the game you will need to improve the game plan.

Other Than this the game is a third perspective-based action game so you have a wide span to see the enemies attack in the first person the horizon is less compared to the third pov, so use this advantage in a game as the movement of the players is visible.

The more you play the more you will know the control of the game and different tricks on the game. As this is an action game, you have to learn new skills and have to practice before the game so you can defeat the enemies in less combat.

FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of the frequently asked questions related to the Dark Souls 3 Weapons with complete explanation.

What is the best weapon in Dark Souls 3?

These are some of the best weapons that you can use in the Dark Souls 3. Following the list of the weapons –  Hollowslayer Greatsword, Exile Greatsword, Astora Greatsword, Claymore, Profaned Greatsword, Black, Knight Greataxe, Black Knight Sword and Farron Greatsword

What is the best fire weapon in Dark Souls 3?

The best fire weapon in the Dark Souls 3 is “The Demon’s Greataxe”. Well here why, The Demon’s Greataxe is perhaps the best fire weapon in Dark Souls 3, with amazing base attack stats, an awesome weapon skill, and the fact that it burns significantly less stamina than many other greatweapons.

How do you get the Demon great AXE in Dark Souls 3?

These are the following steps that you need to take in order to get th Demon Great Axe in the Dark Souls 3. First of all you need to dropped by Taurus Demons. After that you need to sold by Shiva of the East for 10,000 Souls. Thirdly drops from Minor Taurus Demon.

What is the max soul level in Dark Souls 3?

The max soul level in Dark Souls 3 is 802. Where each attribute is their max value of 99 ponits in the game.

This is the end of this short guide, we hope you find this short guide helpful.

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