Cathedral Knight Greatsword

Lore

Ultra greatsword wielded by the knights of the Cathedral of the Deep.

Highly destructive if intolerably heavy.

Its blade is flattened for use as a strike weapon, but the point at the end allows for thrusting.

Skill: Stomp
Use one's weight to lunge forward with a low stance and increased poise, and follow with a strong attack for a spinning slash.

Effect

Availability

Moveset

Notes

Upgrades

Standard upgrade path.

Level Damage Aux Effects Stat Bonuses Cost Souls
+0 149/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 C/E/-/- - -
+1 163/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 C/D/-/- 2 Titanite Shard 870
+2 178/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 C/D/-/- 4 Titanite Shard 1044
+3 193/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 C/D/-/- 6 Titanite Shard 1218
+4 208/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 C/D/-/- 2 Large Titanite Shard 1392
+5 223/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 C/D/-/- 4 Large Titanite Shard 1566
+6 238/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 C/D/-/- 6 Large Titanite Shard 1740
+7 253/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 C/D/-/- 2 Titanite Chunk 1914
+8 268/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 C/D/-/- 4 Titanite Chunk 2088
+9 283/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 C/D/-/- 6 Titanite Chunk 2262
+10 298/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 C/D/-/- 1 Titanite Slab 2610

Damage:

The Damage stat dictates how much damage the weapon does. The Damage stats for a weapon are A / B / C / D / E:

Each weapon has one or more Physical damage types:

  • Standard
  • Strike
  • Slash
  • Thrust

Certain enemies are weak or strong against different damage types.
See the damage formula for further details.

Aux Effect:

The Aux Effect stat dictates how effective the weapon will be at causing the effect. The Aux Effect stats for a weapon are A / B / C:

Critical

Damage multiplier when performing a backstab or riposte. Value of 100 means no extra damage.

Spell Buff:

Damage multiplier applied to the base value of a Spell. This value scales depending on the primary stat of the Catalyst, i.e. a Catalyst with Intelligence scaling will have its Spell Buff rise as the player's Intelligence rises.

By default the value reflected in the infobox and the upgrades uses 60 Intelligence and/or Faith.

Stats Needed:

The Stats Needed determines how high various Stats must be in order to wield the weapon effectively. The stats required for a weapon are A / B / C / D:

Wielding a weapon without the required Strength and/or Dexterity will incur a penalty to the Physical damage of the weapon, while lower-than-required Intelligence and/or Faith will reduce the Magic/Fire/Lightning/Dark damage of the weapon.

Stat Bonuses:

The Stat Bonuses rating indicates the level of bonus damage you do with the weapon, based on the associated Stat. This rating can be S, A, B, C, D, or E (in order from most to least bonus for the associated skill). See Scaling for more information.

The Bonus Stats for a weapon are A/B/C/D:

Damage Reduction:

The Damage Reduction % of the weapon. It dictates how much damage the weapon mitigates while blocking. The Damage Reduction % stats for weapons are A / B / C / D / E :

Stability:

Determines the amount of stamina expended to block an incoming attack. A higher stability also allows you to block stronger
attacks without breaking guard and reduces the amount of stamina depleted from blocking attacks.

Durability:

The durability of the weapon.

Weight:

The weight of the weapon. Note that carrying over 70% of your Equip Load will reduce the speed of your rolls, while going
over 100% will reduce your regular speed to walking and attempts to roll or backstep will leave you momentarily stunned.

Comments

Cathedral Knight Greatsword
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General Aux Effects
Physical Damage Type Strike/Thrust Bleed Effect 0
Sell Price / Soul Value 200 Poison Damage 0
Can this equipment be buffed? Yes Frost Effect 0
Combat
Skill Stomp Stability 45
Skill FP Cost 10/20 Durability 120
Spell Buff N/A Weight 15.0
Range N/A Critical Damage 100
Damage Damage Reduction
Physical Damage 149 Physical Reduction 60
Magic Damage 0 Magic Reduction 50
Fire Damage 0 Fire Reduction 40
Lightning Damage 0 Lightning Reduction 40
Dark Damage 0 Dark Reduction 50
Requirements Bonuses
Strength Requirement 26 Strength Bonus C
Dexterity Requirement 10 Dexterity Bonus E
Intelligence Requirement 0 Intelligence Bonus -
Faith Requirement 0 Faith Bonus -
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