Chaos Blade

Lore

A cursed sword of unknown origin bearing uncanny streaks on its blade.

Attacks also damage its wielder.

The sword is not unlike a thing misshapen, granted life, but never welcome in this world. In other words, chaos itself.

Skill: Hold
Assume a holding stance to rapidly execute a lunging slash with normal attack, or a deflecting parry with strong attack.

Effect

Availability

Moveset

One-Handed

  • Standard Attack - Overhead slash, second attack is a rising slash, Repeats ad infinitum.
  • Strong Attack - Forward thrust. Second attack is a horizontal slash. Both can be charged for more damage.
  • Rolling Standard Attack - Horizontal slash.
  • Rolling Strong Attack - Horizontal slash. Can be charged for more damage.
  • Backstep Standard Attack - Move forward a few steps and forward thrust.

Two-Handed

  • Standard Attack - Overhead slash, second attack is a rising slash, Repeats ad infinitum.
  • Strong Attack - Overhead slash, second attack is a rising slash, Repeats ad infinitum. Both can be charged for more damage.
  • Rolling Standard Attack - Horizontal slash.
  • Rolling Strong Attack - Rising slash. Can be charged for more damage.
  • Backstep Standard Attack - Move forward a few steps and forward thrust.

Stance

  • Standard Attack - Move forward into a low horizontal slash.
  • Strong Attack - Parry with slow build up.

Notes

Upgrades

Unique weapon. Upgraded with Twinkling Titanite.

Level Damage Aux Effects Stat Bonuses Cost Souls
+0 103/0/0/0/0 34/0/0 E/A/-/- - 0
+1 115/0/0/0/0 34/0/0 E/A/-/- 1 Twinkling Titanite 590
+2 123/0/0/0/0 34/0/0 E/S/-/- 2 Twinkling Titanite 826
+3 144/0/0/0/0 34/0/0 E/S/-/- 4 Twinkling Titanite 1062
+4 162/0/0/0/0 35/0/0 E/S/-/- 8 Twinkling Titanite 1298
+5 180/0/0/0/0 35/0/0 E/S/-/- 1 Titanite Slab 1770

Damage:

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

  • A is Physical Damage
  • B is Magical Damage
  • C is Fire Damage
  • D is Lightning Damage
  • E is Dark Damage

Each weapon has one or more physical damage types:

  • Strike
  • Slash
  • Thrust

Certain enemies are weak or strong against different damage types.
See Weakness for physical reduction, Resistance for elemental reduction.

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 weapon, i.e. a catalyst with Intelligence scaling will have it's 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:

  • A is the Strength required
  • B is the Dexterity required
  • C is the Intelligence required
  • D is the Faith required

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 Magic and/or Faith will reduce the Magic 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:

  • A is the Strength stat bonus that influences the physical attack of the weapon.
  • B is the Dexterity stat bonus that influences the physical attack of the weapon.
  • C is the Intelligence stat bonus that influences the Magical attack of the weapon.
  • D is the Faith stat bonus that influences the Lightning attack of the weapon.

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 :

  • A is Physical Damage
  • B is Magical Damage
  • C is Fire Damage
  • D is Lightning Damage
  • E is Dark Damage

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 Weight 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

Chaos Blade
Chaos Blade Image
General Aux Effects
Physical Damage Type Slash/Thrust Bleed Damage 36
Sell Price / Soul Value 500 Poison Damage 0
Can this equipment be buffed? No Frost Damage 0
Combat
Skill Hold Stability 30
Skill FP Cost -(17/15) Durability 35
Spell Buff N/A Weight 6.0
Range N/A Critical Damage 100%
Damage Damage Reduction
Physical Damage 103 Physical Reduction 45%
Magic Damage 0 Magic Reduction 25%
Fire Damage 0 Fire Reduction 20%
Lightning Damage 0 Lightning Reduction 20%
Dark Damage 0 Dark Reduction 25%
Requirements Bonuses
Strength Requirement 16 Strength Bonus E
Dexterity Requirement 14 Dexterity Bonus A
Intelligence Requirement 0 Intelligence Bonus -
Faith Requirement 0 Faith Bonus -
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