Aside from the questionable ring selection, you're so right about the R2. EDIT: 136 (long) versus 142 (broad) attack rating at +0. Posted by 3 years ago. Broadsword is an oversized dagger. The longsword or broadsword? Longsword is generally better because the R2 deals thrust damage which certain enemies are weak to, and it has more range and ability to fight in tight corridors. And a lot of your damage will come from buffs/resins. I'm just a spectator. It’s not a big deal either way. There are no strict rules to a SL1/BL4 run other than not leveling past the lowest possible level of each respective game. How much worse would be using a raw longsword in terms of AR and stamina cost? I think broad. 100% Upvoted. 1. Much longer than broad. DS3 - Raw Longsword vs Raw Broadsword, how bad is the difference? 9 hours in, Broadsword +3 is killin it. Posted by 1 month ago. Das-flughafen13: 6: 9/16 11:07AM: Your TOP 3 favourite bosses? Can’t stop much about the broadsword as I switched it out for the claymore in a subsequent play through. And how about the millwood axe? As a rule of thumb though almost all weapons are viable throughout the whole game so pick whatever move set you like best! It will help you decide which weapon you like. So I want to do a SL1 run again. A community dedicated to Dark Souls I, game released for PC, PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox 360/One, and Switch (Remastered). I just started a new game as a knight and I just got the broadsword and I wanted to know if it would be better than my starting longsword. franksrad 3 years ago #4. Thanks. So I want to do a SL1 run again. Looking at both the Longsword and the Lothric Knight Sword, would anyone who has played the game care to give me their thoughts on the differences? I was debating making the LS a raw one for a while until I can find a fire gem. Are the stat differences that much different? User Info: Fizzle_Pork. User Info: franksrad. Question. Lothric Sword vs Longsword; User Info: Kharneth. It depends on when you’re talking about, and the context of the conversation. Last time I didn't get all bosses (Friede, Demon Princes, Gael and didn't even try Soul of Cinder) and I wanna do it again, from the start. Close. But the reach of the longsword is considerately better. I was assuming that as well. It's the best SL1 weapon period. Press J to jump to the feed. You may find in the future, even at +5 for me that it is worth investing in other weapons. Which is better? I'm looking for a good quality weapon. Mr_D 3 years ago #2. Last time I didn't get all bosses (Friede, Demon Princes, Gael and didn't even try Soul of Cinder) and I wanna do it again, from the start. Longsword is better due to its reach and moveset. A longsword (also spelled as long sword or long-sword) is a type of European sword characterized as having a cruciform hilt with a grip for two-handed use (around 16 to 28 cm (6 to 11 in)), a straight double-edged blade of around 85 to 110 cm (33 to 43 in), and weighing approximately 1 to 1.5 kg (2.2 to 3.3 … The subreddit for SL1 players to grow, get help, assist, and analyze strategies with one another. Longsword. It’s got a nice balance between range and speed too. The broadsword has slightly better base stats, little bit faster, has a C attribute on Strength (whereas the longsword has a D). Just horizontal swipes. I'm 23, got a raw uchigatana +1, and a longsword +1. Something else? It's actually slightly stronger than the Longsword. Newish player here. It is straight forward and effective. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. I too recommend quality build. Longsword is the way to go. Because I prefer the moveset to the Longsword personally. I went with the broadsword and haven't had any trouble 9 hours in I am in the exact same situation. Thing is I don't really like the raw broadsword because of it's poor range. Broadsword or longsword? It's minor but honestly I've always found it worth it. As mentioned earlier the thrust r2 is great especially in corridors and the 2 handed moves et has a vertical slash which is cool. Claymore is not too bad but in DS3 it is kind of meh. I would disagree that the DSA should be used for everything once you get it - often more damage doesn't make things easier. Archived. The difference is small and for most of the end-game bosses there are better weapons. I'm playing DS Remastered on Switch and my Longsword has no thrust attack. Kharneth 4 years ago #1. This would put the broadsword in favor, not? Published: 21 Apr, 2019. Press J to jump to the feed. How is that? Longsword vs. Broadsword. Hollows of the high wall are very easy, but the later enemies in … There are situations in which the broadsword just cannot output the damage you need. Longsword has an overall better moveset for various situations. Views: 1,236. An advocate documenting the loss. 309 versus 322 at +10. In my opinion the Broadsword has the best PVE moveset in the game in terms of utility. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Broadsword is slightly stronger by 2 dmg points. Because I prefer the moveset to the Longsword personally. The range isn't that bad and you'll come to like the charged R2. They both have the same scaling letter, how similar is their scaling in practice? Broadsword VS Longsword?) Dark also. It's also the best choice for SL1 in DS3. Question. 6. RTSR and Lloyd's... Hmm... Also I would advise against Flynn's. save hide report. Personally I find the Broadsword far superior against Friede and Gael - which are unquestionably the two hardest bosses in the run. chaot1c: 44: 9/15 6:00PM: GameFAQs Q&A. Best … Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. With RTSR, Lloyd's Sword, and Flynn's it's 433 AR vs. 416 on the long sword. Which will never be an advantage. The ability to close distance and then combo into an R1 or two (usually) on so many enemies is invaluable. 8 comments. The broadsword does a little bit more damage but I used the longsword because I prefer the moveset. I used a longsword for most of my first play through and loved it. share. The damage bonus isn't worth it unless you're going for a naked challenge on top of SL1. Same stamina. But it's not that big of a deal because once you get to the DLC again you should be using the Raw Dragonslayer Axe. I think broad. Broadsword Vs Longsword; Topic Archived; Page 1 of 2; Last ; More topics from this board... SL1 Character VS Dancer: babysbadnews: 3: 9/17 5:58AM: Worst Regular Enemys: babysbadnews: 12: 9/16 6:28PM: I need a fun build, help: chaot1c: 15: 9/16 12:35PM: Item transference help? I'm confused. Fizzle_Pork (Topic Creator) 3 years ago #3. Broadsword or longsword? By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Which is better? Today, in the context of historical fencing, longsword means a wearable sword designed to be wielded in two hands. Definately prefer the moveset of the Longsword, the thrust R2 makes it more versatile. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Check Lothric Knight Straight Sword if you like longsword. Broadsword is solid for beginners, and we'll rounded. The broadsword is better for damage. Adding more challenges is just part of the fun! Broadsword VS Longsword?) Close. It is the best build for first playthrough. User Info: Mr_D. Are the stat differences that much different? The main difference is that Longsword has a thrust R2 (and more range), whereas Broadsword has a slash R2. Haven’t used the Millwood but it is definitely viable as well. But if you like Broadsword moveset, it's not a horrible weapon. I'm a knight, have 16 dex, 14 str, 20 vigor, etc.. so I'm not sure I'd benefit from no scaling on the longsword at this lower level since it can be reversed later.