By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. It is a useful starting weapon for Faith builds as it can be acquired within minutes of arriving at the Firelink Shrine (assuming the player has the Master Key). Astora's Straight Sword has decent scaling in Str, Fth, and Dex, but it's got low base damage and is quickly outclassed by other weapons as you get into the meat of the game. Astora SS is pretty much worthless now. Awesome. Press J to jump to the feed. Press J to jump to the feed. garbage scaling except for raw and only early game. Attack Values. Hollow Astora SS is worthless compared to Anri's SS so it's still useless pretty much. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. You'd probably be better off finding a pure STR weapon and getting it to Divine +10 if you want Faith scaling. Location/Where to Find I missed him the first time around when … The best option other than Grant will probably be to go for a Divine +10 version of a heavy weapon. The Astora Straight Sword has thrusting R2 attacks. I'm rolling a str/faith build right now and I'm at 30 faith right now wondering if this sword is any good (I'm SL 50 btw). If youre running a dex build consider using the uchigatana (unless weight is an issue since its at 6 units) or the falchion (2.5 units I believe) or some sort of spear. Raw was nerfed from 322 to 301 AR and the Longsword has 309 AR raw along with no faith requirements. Astora's Straight Sword has decent scaling in Str, Fth, and Dex, but it's got low base damage and is quickly outclassed by other weapons as you get into the meat of the game. Thanks! Cookies help us deliver our Services. I just want to play the game and have fun, but the Astora Straight Sword looks so cool. My bad rockmake, I accidently deleted the wrong reply. Very well written and to the point. Any gem I can put in the Astora Straight Sword, if I say, want to play the game past ng+10, and be able to not get stuck at any bosses? Alternatively, just use a +15 STR weapon with Sunlight Blade or Darkmoon Blade. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. There are a few weapons which scale with faith be default, but aside from Grant (which requires a whopping 50 Str to one-hand -- 34 to two-hand, plus 30 Fth) they're pretty bad. Astora's Straight Sword cannot be enchanted. A community dedicated to Dark Souls I, game released for PC, PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox 360/One, and Switch (Remastered). New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Unique Upgrades are performed by any Blacksmith or by using the Weapon Smithbox. Go to u/theMadFlyentist and search for Welcome To Dark Souls 3, Git Gud: A Spoiler-Free Crash Course For New Players. No future updates to the weapon. Any gem I can put in the Astora Straight Sword, if I say, want to play the game past ng+10, and be able to not get stuck at any bosses? Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Is it worth leveling up faith to use this sword, I am guessing probably not as the param bonus for it C for strengh and Dexterity but its the only divine weapon I have at my disposal at the moment. You'd have to have a lot of points in each to maximize its effectiveness. I have a claymore right now so ill probably just make it divine. I don't think Astora's SS is a bad weapon, I actually really like it and have used it on more than one faith build. Astora's Straight Sword is basically a Divine Longsword with equal split between Physical/Magic damage and a 120 Divine auxiliary effect. It scales with str, dex and faith, but its base damage is so incredibly low that it sucks past the first 1/4 of the game. It will also have a greatly increased stamina cost. I'd hold on to Astora's Straight Sword though. There are a few weapons which scale with faith be default, but aside from Grant (which requires a whopping 50 Str to one-hand -- 34 to two-hand, plus 30 Fth) they're pretty bad. It is outclassed by a standard Longsword in terms of pretty much anything except for Poison/Bleed at low stat levels or Hollow. There is also no infinitely scaling weapon. That'll do more damage than a +10 Divine version of the same weapon. To reach max, you need: 10,000 souls and 10 Twinkling Titanite. And what does … Its useful for permanently killing Skeletons in the catacombs (unless you decide on a +10 Divine weapon, in which case that will kill the Skeletons just fine). Awesome. Pretty sure it scales with STR, DEX and FTH. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. If it can, which gem should I use? I don't know exactly how much strength you're at, but something like a Claymore or a Zweihander can be a good option. A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 3.