- i havent used the weapon myself so i only have numbers to provide i think it comes down to if you like the moveset it has and if you are going to go for ripostes and backstabs. Standard plunging attack with short range. This resulting bonus damage is added to the base physical damage of the weapon and is shown in the equipment screen in blue numbers as a "+ X". When an items durability is low, a message will come up saying "Weapon At Risk!" so just so everyone knows, the rapier, estoc, and ricards rapier (maybe the mail breaker too but i havent checked) all outclass the bandit knife to the tune of about 500 or more extra damage on critical hits. Requires: Bandit's Knife, Darknight Stone and 2,000 souls for Infusion. Dark Souls Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Attribute Bonus at this point the weapon does not perform at it's best. Two quick slashes with the knives in a reverse grip. Requires: Faintstone; 2,000 souls; Name Damage Aux Effects Stat Bonuses Damage D - Fast downward diagonal slash from right to left. 130 - -. 15.0 It competes with Dark Silver Tracer in crit damage (and is stronger when Crystal), has bleed that doesn't have horribly slow buildup (unlike Priscilla's), and has the highest AR of all daggers (tied with the Dagger) with 40dex. Armor: Bandit Set Items: Lifegem (x10) Notes and Tips About Bandit. For the Dark Souls variant, see Bandit's Knife. Quick slashes from left to right and then right to left. The higher the scaling letter, the higher the percent multiplier applied to the [Attack: Stat]. Two simultaneous vertical slashes, one knife slicing upwards and the other downwards that hit as one. Requires: Bandit's Knife, Raw Stone and 2,000 souls for Infusion. Whether this is applied to Guard Break Riposte is currently uncertain, but a backstab with a Bandit's Knife will often deal more damage than a Dagger, despite the higher counter damage on the Dagger. Links only please, no embeds, no PvP videos. For the Dark Souls III variant, see Bandit's Knife (Dark Souls III). Scaling quality is from highest to lowest as follows: S/A/B/C/D/E. A knife with a slightly broad single edge. Adds/Increases: Base magic damage, INT stat bonus, magic damage reduction. "Primarily a slicing weapon, but highly effective when used for critical hits, such as after parrying or from behind." Requires: Bandit's Knife, Poison Stone and 2,000 souls for Infusion. The Bandit's Knife is a dagger in Dark Souls. This resulting bonus damage is added to the base physical damage of the weapon and is shown in the equipment screen in blue numbers as a "+ X". If you're into pvp, you'll want to at least get 20 VIG/20 END and what ever VIT will keep you below 70% threshold. Reduces: Base damage, STR and DEX stat bonuses, damage and aux effects reduction. Further input slashes horizontally back to the right. Bandit's Knife is a weapon in Dark Souls 2. 10.0 15 Stability: How well the player keeps stance after being hit. Weight: How much the item weights when equipped. A downward slash followed by an uppercut. https://darksouls.fandom.com/wiki/Bandit%27s_Knife_(Dark_Souls_II)?oldid=334795. Durability: The weapon's HP, when the durability hits 0, the effectiveness of its attacks become weakened to the point of almost uselessness. - Requires: Bandit's Knife, Bleed Stone and 2,000 souls for Infusion. 30.0 Designed for unsavory work, and beloved by those of unsavory ilk. Now, bandits' base stats are most well suited for a non mage/faith build. On top of this, the Bleed is magnified on a backstab. - Bandit's Knife is a Weapon in Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered. The Bandit's Knife is a dagger in Dark Souls II. A knife with a slightly broad single edge. 15.0 10 - In my opinion it's probably the best dagger there is when it comes to dark souls 2 and comes close to being the best dark souls dagger. If you have no regard to Bleed buildup, infusing with Mundane will have the damage output reach the straight sword standard, while the Bleed buildup is decreased but still remains. The higher the scaling letter, the higher the percent multiplier applied to the [Attack: Stat]. 15.0 67 Its tip is shaped to leave a wound that won't easily close. 60 ive noticed on almost half of the posts regarding dex or parry/backstab builds the people posting seem to unanimously agree that the bandit knife hits the hardest on criticals. 15.0 Its tip is shaped to leave a wound that won't easily close. The higher the player's [Str, Dex, Mag, Fire, Light] stat, the higher the [Attack Bonus: Stat] is (found on the player status screen). profit. - You can see the Stats page for detailed explanations on what they do. - 0 The attunement level is so low you'll have to blow at least 7-8 SL just to get one slot. It competes with Dark Silver Tracer in crit damage (and is stronger when Crystal), has bleed that doesn't have horribly slow buildup (unlike Priscilla's), and has the highest AR of all daggers (tied with the Dagger) with 40dex. Treasure in Huntsman's Copse: Look for a corpse before the Bridge Approach bonfire. 1.0 Slash/Thrust Though it has intrinsically lackluster damage, even for a dagger as well as lower counter damage than many other daggers, it seems to have a critical multiplier on backstabs: so much so that a backstab will deal more damage than a Riposte. Bandit's Knife +10: 130/0/0/0/0: 0/100: C/-/-/-/-/-1x Titanite Slab: 1,700: Infusions Magic. so just so everyone knows, the rapier, estoc, and ricards rapier (maybe the mail breaker too but i havent checked) all outclass the bandit knife to the tune of about 500 or more extra damage on critical hits. Notes: The Bandit's claim to fame is that they start with a Short Bow, though their lack of arrows makes its usefulness questionable. Weight: How much the item weights when equipped. for pve use i usually go for anything that somewhat works if it is fun to use. Stats The higher the player's [Str, Dex, Mag, Fire, Light] stat, the higher the [Attack Bonus: Stat] is (found on the player status screen). Found Requires: Bandit's Knife, Old Mundane Stone and 2,000 souls for Infusion. Loses fairly little damage when infused with Bleed and still benefits 80% from AR increasing sources like, Has the highest critical damage of all daggers, surpassing, An effective strategy is to power stance two of these weapons, have the main hand be normal so you can use. Durability: The weapon's HP, when the durability hits 0, the effectiveness of its attacks become weakened to the point of almost uselessness. That quick step ability was so useful and bandit knife lets me sneak in attacks and dodge away cos its attack is so fast. 45.0 The Bandit's Knife is a dagger in Dark Souls II. Bandit's Knife Stability: How well the player keeps stance after being hit Attack Type: Defines what kind of swing set the weapon has. Requires: Faintstone; 2,000 souls; Name Damage Aux Effects Stat Bonuses Damage 50 20.0 Bandit's Knife +10: 130/0/0/0/0: 0/100: C/-/-/-/-/-1x Titanite Slab: 1,700: Infusions Magic. Requires: Bandit's Knife, Boltstone and 2,000 souls for Infusion. 1 Availability 2 Characteristics 3 Moveset 4 Upgrades 5 Gallery Can be dropped by dagger wielding Hollow Infantry. "This wide single-edged shortsword is the favorite of lowly thieves and bandits." - Yes, the Bandit's Knife is generally the best dagger. When an items durability is low, a message will come up saying "Weapon At Risk!" A scaling on dex and E scaling on strength at +15... checking out character planner at 40/9 dex/str +15 bandits knife has 262AR.