Grabbed 3 Large Titanite Shards and the Titanite Chunk in Harvest Valley (as well as the fragrant branches). Sadly the swag sword isn't in this game. The regular Greatsword has the Tri-hit combo in its 2 handed mode, which IMO is better due to the extra damage inflicted. I try to get McDuff up and running before I reach 100K SM. It's not really as good as it was in Dark Souls when there were no other weapons with the same moveset. Zweihander is a Weapon in Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered. I put one in front of it, and it keeps gettin rated every time I play. As the name suggests, the Zweihander is held with two hands, but its wielder must still be inhumanly strong." Cheese dragon rider, buy cat ring, hop down pit and grab branch, kill scorpion lady, kill magus, farm spiders. Now there are quite a few more ultra greatswords that are better. I have the prepare to die edition of Dark Souls 1 so I played it mostly as a single player. I started as a warrior and used the DLC mace without upgrading it. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. And it has a longer range (at least I think it does). That's the thing though. Apr 30, 2014 @ 2:15pm The zweihander is easily one of the best swords in the game if you use it correctly. With an off-hand caestus it's pretty rad. It's a Zwienhander! Would like a straight sword that has the most similar movement / speed / damage that's comparable. Normal enemies will be immediately smashed into the ground, and almost all bigger enemies will be interrupted. I've used the greatsword on 3 charicters and I'm really bored of it. Once I actually farm enough chunks to level it to +10 it'll be his main weapon. It doesn't deal quite as much damage as the strong attacks of other Ultra weapons, but deals immense poise damage, and is much faster to swing (the other weapons require a \"charge up\"). "It is this great weight that sends foes flying when hit solidly." In DS1 I had a quality pyro build that used a Zwei +10 and a Balder Side Sword +10 to great effect, especially in PVP. The zweihander is easily one of the best swords in the game if you use it correctly. Upgraded to +8, killed Najka + Congregation (received slab). Zweihander is a weapon in Dark Souls 2.. An ultra greatsword, the heaviest of weapons. Not really. Make sure you have high stamina and go for the tri hit combo "down, up, down" attack. No matter how hard I try I simply cannot get into any of the others, they just don’t do it for me the way this game does. *From (for some reason) decided that it was a good idea to have the blacksmith sell a finate amount of titanite shards and not have a merchant who sells the better forms of titanite until later in the game. There's a faster way to +10 your weapon but it requires 2 ascetics, and you still need to kill 6 bosses. One of the gigantic straight greatswords. Now there are quite a few more ultra greatswords that are better. I just recently did this. What's a good complimentary weapon to the Zweihander? what sketchy said, shortest route is probably going to iron keep, neither are much fun though, one way you need to kill 4 bosses minimum and its one of the later game areas, other way you probably need to throw yourself down the majula pit, or have killed sinner, you could just use the greatsword until you're at iron keep so you get used to the playstyle and timing. This is a player-created Build for Dark Souls. There are two ways to get it, Iron Keep chest (easy) and Tseldora spiders (moderately easy farming). By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Good for the visions of a giant father of a man. Defeated Last Giant and Pursuer, grabbed 2 Large Titanite Shards in Lost Bastille. © Valve Corporation. It's not really as good as it was in Dark Souls when there were no other weapons with the same moveset. All rights reserved. While Konar is getting a lot of mileage out of the Heide Knight Sword +10, he just doesn't feel right unless he's using his Zwei. Skeleton Lords > Covetous Demon > Mytha > Zweihander. Many people complain about DS2 because it feels so different to the others, but it’s the only one that feels good to me. Build Equipment. Otherwise its only available once you get to iron keep which is decently far in, but other people have already explained that one. at least it's good for me getting my message ranked up. The easiest way to get it super early is play dark souls 1 instead. Note: This is ONLY to be used to report spam, advertising, and problematic (harassment, fighting, or rude) posts. Español - Latinoamérica (Spanish - Latin America). Followed by HKS and maybe the Blacksteel Katana for samurai mode. A community dedicated to Dark Souls 2, game released for PC, PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox 360 and One. It's not even the best ultra greatsword. The Zwei is my favorite weapon. The summary is that Dark Souls 1 changed everything for me, absolutely everything. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. By the time I got the Zwei from either Iron Keep or Tesldora my greatsword was: *improved by a large margin making it statisically better than the Zwei. I wonder if the Zwei was an early game weapon like it was in DS1, people would use it more often. However, I simply don’t enjoy any of the other souls games. I do this all the time now. Went to Shaded Woods and grabbed 2 Titanite Chunks. If you want help making your own build, you can consult this useful page on how to make a build by Blaine. Press J to jump to the feed. Now I have a +7 Zweihander. It's like a challenge run for people that suck. Who cares if it is the best greatsword? DS 3 I really liked and played it mostly for it's straight forward co-op and pvp. Its SO COOL! I will do anything to get the bass cannon. I enjoy the Zweihander since it's quite light for an UGS, letting me pack on heavier armor while still maintaining fastroll. Ran through Forest of Fallen Giants for the 6 Titanite Shards and Large Titanite Shard. I was just wondering if the weapon the zweihander was any good. Rush heide's tower, get licia to move the majula door then rush the keep, not very easy at a low SL, but it's all that I can think of. I would absolutely love Dark Souls 2: 2. DS 2 was like the black sheep which I never got into. The Zweihander's strong attack is its signature overhead swing. Cheesed Dragonrider and talked to Licia. Nucloid. Build Name: Zwei hander build; Build Level: 120-135; Build Focus: PvP; Build Main Stats: Faith; Link to Dark Souls Calculator: Add link here. Unfortunately the Zweihander is really outclassed by regular Greatsword, Claymore, and Mirrah Greatsword. 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