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Black Dragon Greatsword is a weapon in Dark Souls 2.

 


Black Dragon Greatsword.png

Black Dragon Greatsword+5

Stats
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png 340 (*238) icon-wp_counterStrength.png 100
icon-magicbonus.png 0 (*238) icon-wp_poiseDamage.png 35
icon-firebonus.png 0(*238) icon-wp_stability.png 40
icon-lightningbonus.png 0(*238) icon-durabilitiy.png 70
icon-darkbonus.png 0(*238) icon_weight.png 9.0
Requirements & Bonus
icon-strength_22.png icon-dexterity_22.png icon-intelligence_22.png icon-faith_22.png
25 16
icon-magicbonus_green.png icon-firebonus_green.png icon-lgtngbonus_green.png icon-darkbonus_green.png
*D - - -
Weapon Type Greatsword
Attack Type Slash / Thrust
Enchantable Yes
Special No
*When infused: 238 physical dmg/238 elemental dmg.

In legend, this oddly-shaped long sword is said to be forged from the black dragon's tail.

As it is told, the black dragon lost its tail to a brave warrior in a magnificent battle, and the tail was later used to forge several legendary weapons.

Acquired From


Hints and Tips:

  • Upgraded with Petrified Dragon Bone to +5
  • This sword has no scaling of any kind, but it will receive a "D" scaling in INT if infused with the Enchanted upgrade path.
  • Even with 30 on all stats for a Mundane infusion, the AR of the weapon would be still only 370.
  • While the Raw infusion has 391, and they do received additional bonus with Ring of Blades, therefore, Raw is the best option.
  • You cannot apply consumable buffs to this weapon, however you can buff it with Sorcery, Hex, Pyromancy or Miracle.


Trivia:

  • Description may be a reference to Black Dragon Kalameet and the Obsidian Greatsword from Dark Souls, or a further extent, Guyra from King's Field which is obtained by cutting off his tail. Additionally, Just like Black Dragon Sword, the shape of this sword loosely resembles Quelaag's Furysword from Dark Souls, try Flame Weapon for burning effect, it'll completely look like an enlarged Quelaag's Furysword.

 

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Black Dragon Greatsword Upgrades

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-wp_magdmg.png
icon-wp_firedmg.png
icon-wp_lightningdmg.png
icon-darkbonus.png
icon-Counter&poisedamage.png
icon-strengthscale_green.png
icon-dexscale_green.png
icon-magicbonus_green.png
icon-firebonus_green.png
icon-lgtngbonus_green.png
icon-darkbonus_green.png
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Regular 136 - - - - 100
35
- - - - - - - - 60 10 40 40 20
Regular +5 340 - - - - ^ - - - - - - - - 60 10 40 40 20
Magic 95 95 - - - ^ - - - - - - - - 57.9 26.6 37.9 37.9 17.9
Magic +5 238 238 - - - ^ - - - - - - - - 57.9 26.6 37.9 37.9 17.9
Fire 95 - 95 - - ^ - - - - - - - - 57.9 7.9 56.6 37.9 17.9
Fire + 5 238 - 238 - - ^ - - - - - - - - 57.9 7.9 56.6 37.9 17.9
Lightning 95 - - 95 - ^ - - - - - - - - 57.9 7.9 37.9 56.6 17.9
Lightning +5 238 - - 238 - ^ - - - - - - - - 57.9 7.9 37.9 56.6 17.9
Dark 95 - - - 95 ^ - - - - - - - - 57.9 7.9 37.9 37.9 36.6
Dark +5 238 - - - 238 ^ - - - - - - - - 57.9 7.9 37.9 37.9 36.6
Poison 95 - - - - ^ - - - - - - 112 - 57.9 7.9 37.9 37.9 17.9
Poison +5 238 - - - - ^ - - - - - - 140 - 57.9 7.9 37.9 37.9 17.9
Bleed 95 - - - - ^ - - - - - - - 112 57.7 7.9 37.9 37.9 17.9
Bleed +5 238 - - - - ^ - - - - - - - 140 57.7 7.9 37.9 37.9 17.9
Raw 156 - - - - ^ - - - - - - - - 60 10 40 40 20
Raw +5 391 - - - - ^ - - - - - - - - 60 10 40 40 20
Enchanted 136 - - - - ^ - - D - - - - - 60 10 40 40 20
Enchanted+5 340 - - - - ^ - - D - - - - - 60 10 40 40 20
Mundane 68 - - - - ^ - - - - - - - - 60 10 40 40 20
Mundane +5 170 - - - - ^ - - - - - - - - 60 10 40 40 20

 

Table Key


Please see the Upgrades page for details on Upgrade paths, ore and blacksmiths.

Requirements/
Parameter Bonus
Attack Values
Damage Reduction (%)
Reducing the elemental damage taken in %
Auxiliary Effects
Others
icon-strength.png icon-strengthscale_green.png
Strength
icon-wp_physicalattack.png
Physical
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
Physical
icon-wp_bleed.png
Bleeding
icon-durabilitiy.png
Durability
icon-dexterity.png icon-dexscale_green.png
Dexterity
icon-wp_magdmg.png
Magic
icon-wp_magicdef.png
Magic
icon-wp_poisondef.png
Poison
icon_weight.png
Weight
icon-intelligence.png
Intelligence
icon-wp_firedmg.png
Fire
icon-wp_firedef.png
Fire
icon-wp_petrifydef.png
Petrify

icon-faith.png
Faith
icon-wp_lightningdmg.png
Lightning
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
Lightning
icon-wp_cursedef.png
Curse

icon-magicbonus_green.png
Magic Bonus
icon-wp_counterstrength.png
Counter Strength
icon-wp_stability.png
Stability


icon-firebonus_green.png
Fire Bonus
icon-wp_poiseDamage.png
Poise Damage



icon-lgtngbonus_green.png
Lighting Bonus
icon-wp_castSpeed.png
Cast Speed



icon-darkbonus_green.png
Dark Bonus
icon-wp_range.png
Range



Parameter Bonus: Strength, Dexterity,Magic, Fire, Lightning and Dark bonuses - The scaling multiplier applied to the [Attack: stat]. Scaling quality is from highest to lowest as follows: S/A/B/C/D/E.
The higher the player's [Str, Dex, Mag, Fire, Light] stat, the higher the [Attack Bonus: Stat] is (found on the player status screen). The higher the scaling letter, the higher the percent multiplier applied to the [Attack: Stat].
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".

Durability: The weapon's HP, when the durability hits 0, the effectiveness of its attacks become weakened to the point of almost uselessness. When an items durability is low, a message will come up saying "Weapon At Risk!" at this point the weapon does not perform at it's best.
Weight: How much the item weights when equipped.
Stability: How well the player keeps stance after being hit
Attack Type: Defines what kind of swing set the weapon has.
Regular(R), Thrust(T), Slash(Sl), Strike(St)




    • Anonymous

      12 Jul 2017 06:24  

      The guy who said "I got one from killing *A* Dragonfang Villard" is bullshitting, he didn't even know that your talking about the NPC invader considering he was speaking about *them* or plural..

      • Anonymous

        11 Jul 2017 05:49  

        After farming Dragonfang Villard with 100 bonfire aesthetics, I've come to the conclusion the only thing he drops is Dragon Scales on rare and only that. Not once did I get the Black Dragon Greatsword or even a Black Dragon Shield.

        • 24 Oct 2016 10:40  

          Xboxone, SotFS here. I've been farming for a second of these swords, but no luck yet. On a positive note, I have almost 150 extra drgonscales that I'm happy to share. GamerTag Fester710, soul tier maximum. Cheers

          • Does Dragonfang Villard really drop the Black Dragon Greatsword?29 Aug 2016 11:00  

            Can someone confirm, that he really drops the Black Dragon Greatsword (PC DX9 Version)? I tried to farm it for quite some time (killed him ~350 times with item-find-items), but he only dropped Dragon Scales (not even the shield). I started farming before I had any ranks for the Dragon Remnants. Got the sword finally with bringing the Covenant to rank 3. But it seems for me, he is not dropping anything but Dragon Scales. Maybe it has to do with me being in NG+?

            • Anonymous

              Trade29 Aug 2016 11:00  

              Anyone have one of these you can trade? I honestly want one and I'm not to the Iron Keep or the Dragon Shrine yet.

              • Anonymous

                Maximum AR is 42029 Aug 2016 11:00  

                Mundane +5 & all stats at 99 makes this sword reaches 420 AR (470 if equipping the Ring of Blade +2)

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