Claymore. Farron Greatsword Stunlock. This doesn't look right to me. For other uses, see Greatsword (disambiguation). A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 3. 4 comments. It has med-shield Parry frames IIRC. Rolling and backstep R1 are awesome, standing R2 has a long reach and a bit of a runup at the start, third L1 is garbage. Posts: 161. This weapon is obtained in the late early to mid game at Farron Keep. addedPoise is what the new piece of gear will add.. With this formula, each new piece of gear has the added poise reduced by a percentage of the existing poise. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, Banned, for this One neat thing you can do is L1, L1, R1, R1. The Claymore can either be attained from enemies wielding it in iIrithyll of the Boreal … Farron is fine as long as you avoid the 3rd L1. It's not super fast, but the L1s at least try to offer some added mobility and reach to it. Press J to jump to the feed. Its attacks can deal solid damage, … Especially if you use a WS shield. Overall, good work skeleton. I fought someone using the black Knight sword one-handed recently (with my 2h claymore at 40 something poise) and learned that the black Knight sword r2 does a TON of poise damage, while being reasonably fast. Not meta level but competitive. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. After taking one hit, you will not be able to poise through any more greatsword 1HR1 unless you reset your poise health. So people will try to use those, making them very predictable. Anyone that free-aims AoEs are gonna get you too. Lol just watched ur latest video where you were asking for something like this. If it's not a parry shield and they are being a turtle the L1 actually is really good at dead angles when unlocked. It sadly has the worst parry in the game, so only parry if you're absolutely sure you have the timing down. Thank you skeletons. So I would expect the Vs Greatsword number to be higher than that... maybe meant 28.86? The Greatsword is an ultra greatsword in Dark Souls III. You just need to be smart and understand that there are buttons other than L1. At 18.86 poise, you can poise through only the first hit from a greatsword 1HR1 if your poise health is at 100%. This unique ultra greatsword comes in the form of a dagger and greatsword pair. Farron Greatsword. Do you also have the values for poising through a curved greatsword running r1? Great content, and so much lately! I'm curious if there are any other weapons like that in the game. It's most of the people who use it who are trash. Pretty sure you need something like 26.80 to avoid stagger versus a 1HR1 from a straight sword while using 2HR1 with a greatsword. Simply jump past them on their left and the spin hits them in the back. A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 3. yeah against SS no poise is needed provided you have hyperarmor frames, last time i checked that table with the numbers thats what it said, Vs. Ultra Greatsword and Curved greatswords, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. The good news is that you can be very competitive with almost any weapon if you really get good with it. How to get: Craft via Soul Transposition with the Soul of the Blood of the Wolf, which you get after defeating the Abyss Watchers. I wish i picked wolf greatsword but i mean im only on regular so i … The unfortunate part is this weapon would be really good if it had the parry of say a caestus or something. Any Farron experts out there ? Ha, yes I seem to have figured that much out at least xD. 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. The Farron Greatsword is good weapon. First Warden #1. ?, Profit. Like always, weapons that have flaws that the AI doesn't exploit will tend to be a lot better in PvE than PvP. If you play smart this can be a serviceable weapon. I definitely wouldn’t consider it trash tier though; the moveset is really good if you play unpredictably. 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. With a straight sword 1HR1, you will never be staggered while using a greatsword, assuming you time your hyper armor frames properly. Also now that everyone and their mother has at least tried to backstab once or twice, not even single l1s are safe. Just know your weapons weaknesess, other weapons strenghts, get really good at covering your weapons weaknesess and profit! Its a free hit that ends the animation too. If they stay in for the third L1 they can get caught by the two R1s. So yea, Farron Greatsword is actually... OK! I like the Farron GS a lot; it's a lot of fun since the idea is to put opponents in situations where your L1s work. Here’s a bit of footage from my first couple hours with it :). Never go for the third L1 (unless they're backing off, it can catch rolls sometimes), never parry unless you know you'll get it, never spam L1 into a parry tool and never do your L1s into a shield (circle backstabs are ridiculously easy against this weapon).