The unfortunate part is this weapon would be really good if it had the parry of say a caestus or something. For all the online posturing about the supposed “worst UGS” and “trash tier” Farron meme Sword I was actually pleasantly surprised. I'm curious if there are any other weapons like that in the game. I made a very specific Fashion Souls for this weapon alone. This thread is archived. The Farron Greatsword is an ultra Greatsword especially good for quality builds. I think that it’s super fun to use and a great weapon, but I also don’t do much PvP. rikki_spanish. The fact that it has a scraped but fully functional weapon art and the quick knife hit stun on the rolling l1 makes me feel like they had more ideas on what to do with the weapon, but either were incapable of coding them or placed too much value on the l1 moveset in the weapons power budget (anyone else remember it's abysmal pre patch AR). The 1.08 patch also gave active poise … The problem with this sword is that it's got a few moves that look incredibly badass. If it's not a parry shield and they are being a turtle the L1 actually is really good at dead angles when unlocked. 100% Upvoted. Farron is fine as long as you avoid the 3rd L1. Here’s a bit of footage from my first couple hours with it :). The good news is that you can be very competitive with almost any weapon if you really get good with it. 10 Astora Greatsword. I really wish i could infuse flame or use resins on the sword to make it look even cooler with fire or lightning :( FromSoftware plz, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. They don't have the best hyper armor and can be parried so you have to play carefully. Confounds foes in the manner of wolves hunting prey. Just know your weapons weaknesess, other weapons strenghts, get really good at covering your weapons weaknesess and profit! I’ve only spent a minimal amount of time with it thus far but honestly I think there’s something to it. The Claymore can either be attained from enemies wielding it in iIrithyll of the Boreal … I personally like the look of farron but the damage is so crap, and the only good move is the L2 spin to win move. How to get: Craft via Soul Transposition with the Soul of the Blood of the Wolf, which you get after defeating the Abyss Watchers. Awesome compilation. Tue Apr 19, 2016 6:34 pm. It sadly has the worst parry in the game, so only parry if you're absolutely sure you have the timing down. The dagger is utilized as a wedge in the left hand while the greatsword is held in the right, a unique technique that was synonymous with the Undead Legion. currentPoise is whatever is currently displayed. So yea, Farron Greatsword is actually... OK! Its attacks can deal solid damage, … Use the UGS moveset mainly until the opponent either gets comfortable or backs up; the L1s are a roll catching machine. This is actually super helpful. For Dark Souls III on the PlayStation 4, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "Farron Greatsword". Awesome! Lol just watched ur latest video where you were asking for something like this. That second L1 is when the backstab comes. ?, Profit. At first I was salty but then my salt turned into intrigue. You can reset your poise health by doing a … Due to latency I consider 37.58 a great breakpoint, over 40 is ideal for ss WA's but with fashion being somewhat important to me I throw on wolf ring if I really need it. Thank you skeletons. Active poise is found on certain weapon attacks including, but not limited to, Ultra Greatsword, Greathammer, and Greataxe R1s, Greatsword two-handed R1s, fully charged R2 attacks, most Weapon Skills, and the medium and heavy rolls. If you play smart this can be a serviceable weapon. If I'm not playing with the BKGS, I'm either messing around with the Ringed Knight Greatspear or this weapon. A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 3. Greatsword of the Abyss Watchers which is atypically paired with an unusual dagger. Great content, and so much lately! Its a free hit that ends the animation too. This is when you are using a Greatsword 2HR1 or 2HR2. I’m not gonna say it’s the worst ugs ever because I’ve seen some players do really good with it but that being said I’ve never died to one on my vitality build. "Unique attack greatly reduces enemy poise". Since I played Bloodborne first, I've been looking for something that has some more of the mobility of that game, but most weapons I've found in DS3 are either fast and weak or slow and powerful. I use it sometimes. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. On and off for the past six months or so I would randomly bump into a player called “Ookla” , every time he’d be using the Farron GS and almost every single time he’d beat me. Like always, weapons that have flaws that the AI doesn't exploit will tend to be a lot better in PvE than PvP. Ha, yes I seem to have figured that much out at least xD. First Warden #1. I have 11.37 poise in my current set up. Claymore. What do you guys think ? This unique ultra greatsword comes in the form of a dagger and greatsword pair. One neat thing you can do is L1, L1, R1, R1. This weapon is obtained in the late early to mid game at Farron Keep. After taking one hit, you will not be able to poise through any more greatsword 1HR1 unless you reset your poise health. Not meta level but competitive. 31.95 to avoid stagger from a single 1H rolling R1, 45.56 to avoid stagger frominfinite 1H rolling R1, 47.65 to avoid stagger from a single 2H rolling R1, 58.12 to avoid stagger from infinite 2H rolling R1. The Farron Greatsword is one of the only things I've seen that actually seems to bridge that gap in any way. Farron Greatsword Stunlock. Addicted. Fun, go with farron, good go with wolf. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, Banned, for this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSxlARWSHrs. Love that combo! Posts: 161. Hm, you are correct. To tank through a single black knight sword 1HR2, you need 45.91 poise instead of 37.58, Thats in the description of the weapon I believe. It’s just “good” and gets a (somewhat deservingly) bad rep due to the constant L1 abuse by nubs who lack the knowledge to do anything else with it. Press J to jump to the feed. After taking one hit, you will not be able to poise through any more greatsword 1HR1 unless you reset your poise health.