Sunlight Straight Sword


Straight sword imbued with the strength of lightning.

This featureless long sword contains the very power of the sun. Perhaps is a relic of one-sided adoration.

Skill: Oath of Sunlight
Raise the sword aloft when praising the sun to boost attack and damage absorption for self and allies in vicinity. The warriors of sunlight are co-operators from an ancient age.





  • Its effectiveness varies depending on your opponent:
    • In PvE, using Oath of Sunlight increases damage by 11.5% and increases damage absorption by 7.5%
    • In PvP, using Oath of Sunlight increases damage by 2.5% and increases damage absorption by 1.5%
  • This spell will remove body buffs (e.g. Tears of Denial) while Sacred Oath does not, but you can get around this by applying them after Oath of Sunlight and you will still retain the damage increase.

The stationary normal attack from this weapon allows you to follow it up with attacks from certain other weapons, as detailed below:

See also

In other games


Unique reinforcement. Upgraded with Twinkling Titanite.

Level Damage Aux Effects Stat Bonuses Cost Souls
+0 112/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/D/-/C (25.00%/25.00%/-/60.00%) - -
+1 125/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/D/-/C (27.00%/27.00%/-/64.80%) 1 Twinkling Titanite 470
+2 134/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/D/-/C (29.00%/29.00%/-/69.60%) 2 Twinkling Titanite 658
+3 156/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/D/-/C (31.00%/31.00%/-/74.40%) 4 Twinkling Titanite 846
+4 176/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 C/C/-/C (33.00%/33.00%/-/79.20%) 8 Twinkling Titanite 1034
+5 196/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 C/C/-/B (35.00%/35.00%/-/84.00%) 1 Titanite Slab 1410


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:


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 and Spell Buff.

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 :


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.


The durability of the weapon.


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.


Sunlight Straight Sword
Sunlight Straight Sword Image
General Aux Effects
Physical Damage Type Standard/Thrust Bleed Effect 0
Sell Price / Soul Value 500 Poison Damage 0
Can this equipment be buffed? Yes Frost Effect 0
Skill Oath of Sunlight Stability 30
Skill FP Cost 40 (-/-) Durability 70
Spell Buff N/A Weight 3.0
Range N/A Critical Damage 100
Damage Damage Reduction
Physical Damage 112 Physical Reduction 45
Magic Damage 0 Magic Reduction 30
Fire Damage 0 Fire Reduction 25
Lightning Damage 0 Lightning Reduction 25
Dark Damage 0 Dark Reduction 30
Requirements Bonuses
Strength Requirement 12 Strength Bonus D
Dexterity Requirement 12 Dexterity Bonus D
Intelligence Requirement 0 Intelligence Bonus -
Faith Requirement 16 Faith Bonus C
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